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40 Years Ago: ‘Continental Divide’ Shows What John Belushi Could Have Done
Despite not living up to its assembled talent, the film highlighted the ex-'SNL' star's on-screen charisma and acting ability.
55 Years Ago: ‘Star Trek’ Boldly Changes the Face of Television
The show continues to have a monumental effect on television.
The Doom of a Franchise: ‘Police Academy: Mission to Moscow’
The seventh and final movie in the franchise bombed but not necessarily because it was bad.
How Not to Make a Sequel to a Steven Spielberg Movie
Want to appreciate the great director even more? Check out a follow-up film he didn't direct.
40 Years Ago: ‘Escape From New York’ Punks the ’80s
The '80s have a reputation for cheesy, romantic, capitalism-celebrating art – and rightfully so. John Carpenter broke the mold.
40 Years Ago: ‘Stripes’ Updates ’70s-Style Comedy for a New Era
Several bits from the film should be included in the canon of Bill Murray's career highlights.
40 Years Ago: ‘Cannonball Run’ Takes Good Times Out for a Spin
Much of its talent is squandered, but the film still serves as a great reminder of a long-lost era.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Gong Show’ Makes TV Crazy
Chuck Barris' legendary variety show helped usher in a kind of screen zaniness that's still with us today.
40 Years Ago: Three Movies Signal the Birth of the ’80s
'History of the World, Part I,' 'Clash of the Titans' and 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' all signaled the beginning of a new era of filmmaking.
35 Years Ago: Why ‘Poltergeist II: The Other Side’ Failed So Spectacularly
If the question is what went wrong, then the answer is easy: Everything.
30 Years Ago: ‘Knight Rider 2000′ Roars Onto TV Screens
Made-for-TV movie highlights numerous trends from the years surrounding its appearance.
40 Years Ago: Ringo Starr’s Sophomoric Stone Age Comedy ‘Caveman’
Flick epitomizes how hard it was to make comedies in the wake of the malaise of the 1970s.