45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Changes Comedy Forever
The British comedy troupe's absurdist influence continues to this day.
25 Years Ago: ‘Tommy Boy’ Showcases Madcap, Endearing Chris Farley
Late star's comedic genius propels one of the most memorable 'SNL' movies of the '90s.
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.
40 Years Ago: John Carpenter’s ‘The Fog’ Tells a Ghost Ship Story
The visually beautiful film features a number of friends and long-time collaborators.
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.
50 Years Ago: ‘M*A*S*H’ Revolutionizes the War Movie
The film helped reveal the absurdity of war and what it does to the people it touches.
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.
35 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Puts Eddie Murphy Back on Top
Movie restored the star's status after the failure of 'Best Defense.'
50 Years Ago: ‘Change of Habit’ Becomes Elvis Presley’s Last Film
The final movie of the King's career is a lovable mess.
65 Years Ago: Godzilla Is Born
Ishiro Honda's film remains one of the greatest examples of an entertaining movie that makes you think.
35 Years Ago: Arnold Schwarzenegger Becomes ‘The Terminator’
James Cameron's film founded many legends, including his own.