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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.
50 Years Ago: ‘Vanishing Point’ Brings Big Engines, Deep Themes
The road movie beloved by Quentin Tarantino still has the power to mystify.
50 Years Ago: ‘The Andromeda Strain’ Sounds Viral Danger Alert
Movie based on Michael Crichton's first book still has the ability to unsettle.
The Disaster Movie From the ’60s to the ’80s: A Story in 20 Films
Exploring the evolution of a cinema staple — from 'Dr. Strangelove' to 'Die Hard.'
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.
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.
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.
50 Years Ago: The Last Cigarette Ad Appears on Television
The end of televised cigarette ads changed everything from the entertainment industry to advertising itself.
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."