How ‘Casino Royale’ Rebooted James Bond for the 21st Century
Daniel Craig's first turn as Bond revealed a darker side of the agent with a license to kill.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.
45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Changes Comedy Forever
The British comedy troupe's absurdist influence continues to this day.
Revisiting the Sci-Fi Tragedy of ‘V: The Series’
The 1984 series took an original miniseries filled with great ideas and turned it unwatchable.
20 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Is Resurrected With ‘Things Have Changed’
The song, from the movie 'Wonder Boys,' won the Academy Award.
35 Years Ago: How ‘The Breakfast Club’ Became a Masterpiece of Teenage Life
John Hughes revolutionized a genre in the '80s by taking teens seriously.
54 Years Ago: ‘Our Man Flint’ Helps Invent the James Bond Parody
The film launched James Coburn to stardom and kick-started a tradition.
30 Years Ago: Stallone and Russell’s Ludicrous ‘Tango & Cash’ Just Misses Cult Classic Sta…
The Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell film could have become a cult classic, if it hadn't been so ridiculous.
40 Years Ago: How Tobe Hooper Tackled Stephen King’s Vampires in ‘Salem’s Lot’
The director of 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' and 'Poltergeist' churned out a two-part miniseries that managed to succeed despite itself.
50 Years Ago: ‘Change of Habit’ Becomes Elvis Presley’s Last Film
The final movie of the King's career is a lovable mess.
35 Years Ago: Arnold Schwarzenegger Becomes ‘The Terminator’
James Cameron's film founded many legends, including his own.