45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Changes Comedy Forever
The British comedy troupe's absurdist influence continues to this day.
35 Years Ago: ‘Porky’s Revenge’ Ends a Randy Trilogy
The teenage protagonists' final go-round with their nemesis is just like their first one, except not as original.
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.
20 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Is Resurrected With ‘Things Have Changed’
The song, from the movie 'Wonder Boys,' won the Academy Award.
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.
30 Years Ago: ‘Miami Vice’ Ends After Changing TV Forever
Groundbreaking series changed how TV handled fashion, music and "practically invented the idea of South Beach."
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: ‘Christmas Vacation’ Becomes a Holiday Classic
Chevy Chase anchors movie as dad who will stop at nothing to force his family to have a great holiday.
35 Years Ago: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Puts Eddie Murphy Back on Top
Movie restored the star's status after the failure of 'Best Defense.'