How ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ Resurrected the James Bond Franchise
The 1977 movie spent money to make money, relying on a bigger budget to reignite audience fascination with the British super-spy.
How ‘Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey’ Became a Most Excellent Sequel
The ridiculousness of the second movie is matched by its entertainment value.
40 Years Ago: Bill Murray Goes Gonzo in ‘Where the Buffalo Roam’
The famous gonzo journalist only sold the movie rights to one of his articles because he needed the money and didn't expect it to get made.
Why the Original ‘Casino Royale’ Is the Weirdest James Bond Film
Six directors, uncredited writers and innumerable stars made this film one of the most bizarre studio films of the '60s.
Why James Bond’s ‘From Russia With Love’ Still Packs a Punch
The movie is the most subtle and serious in the early part of the franchise.
Revisiting the Sci-Fi Tragedy of ‘V: The Series’
The 1984 series took an original miniseries filled with great ideas and turned it unwatchable.
50 Years Ago: ‘Airport’ Kicks Off Disaster Movie Genre
Storm-stranded planes, a desperate man with a bomb and cheating spouses figure into the film that launched a thousand sequels and imitators.
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.
35 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Puts Eddie Murphy Back on Top
Movie restored the star's status after the failure of 'Best Defense.'
35 Years Ago: Freddy Krueger Crawls Out of Our Dreams
Wes Craven's most iconic film, 'A Nightmare on Elm Street,' remains a masterpiece of the horror genre.