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50 Years Ago: ‘All in the Family’ Changes Television Forever
Series shifted cultural landscape with its comedic accomplishments, as well as its willingness to tackle divisive social issues.
Those Were the Days: 10 Classic ‘All in the Family’ Episodes
Highlights from the groundbreaking TV sitcom include guest stars, confrontations and poignant moments.
40 Years Ago: ‘Altered States’ Serves as a Portal to the ’80s
Ken Russell's direction and Paddy Chayefsky's script combine for almost-great things.
40 Years Ago: Clint Eastwood Makes a Second Orangutan Road Comedy
The follow-up to 1978's 'Every Which Way but Loose' easily equals the first film's goofy comedic charm.
40 Years Ago: ‘Stir Crazy’ Sets an Almost Forgotten Record
Sidney Poitier's comedy featuring Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder was the highest-earning film by a black director until "Black Panther."
40 Years Ago: ‘Bloom County’ Begins Dissecting Politics and Culture
Berkeley Breathed's comic highlighted the love-hate relationship with pop culture and political matters in the '80s.
40 Years Ago: ‘Flash Gordon’ Blends Camp, Rock Into Space Opera
A soundtrack by Queen and stunning visuals make for an unforgettable masterpiece.
Why James Bond Fans Either Love or Hate ‘The World Is Not Enough’
The Pierce Brosnan Bond rides the line between inspired and absurd.
How the James Bond Franchise Wobbled With ‘You Only Live Twice’
The presence of Sean Connery helped steady a movie in a franchise that was threatening to lose its way.
50 Years Ago: ‘Doonesbury’ Adds Political Satire to Daily Comics
Gary Trudeau's strip paved new ground for political commentary.
‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ Tells the Best James Bond Story
The one film in which he gets married and quits the Secret Service adds a lasting depth to the James Bond character.
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.