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50 Years Ago: ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Ends Six-Season, Nazi-Fooling Run
Show added a subtle political angle to its broad comedy to craft a still-relevant story.
30 Years Ago: ‘The Doors’ Movie Finds Truth Battling Myth
Oliver Stone's biopic uses an extraordinary performance from Val Kilmer to create a vision of the '60s that's as much metaphor as it is the real thing.
How ‘Down and Out In Beverly Hills’ Dabbled in Social Issues
Released 35 years ago, Paul Mazurksky's comedy touched on serious topics without giving up its zany foundations.
Those Were the Days: 10 Classic ‘All in the Family’ Episodes
Highlights from the groundbreaking TV sitcom include guest stars, confrontations and poignant moments.
Flashback to the ’80s: ‘I’m Not a Doctor, But I Play One On TV’
The ad campaign, which debuted in 1984, has a long and fascinating history.
40 Years Ago: ‘Flash Gordon’ Blends Camp, Rock Into Space Opera
A soundtrack by Queen and stunning visuals make for an unforgettable masterpiece.
40 Years Ago: Goldie Hawn’s Charm Saves ‘Private Benjamin’
Actress's comedic chops rescued what could otherwise have been a disastrous movie.
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: ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Blends Sexuality and Rock
Richard O'Brien's musical has mounted the longest continual run in film history.