30 Years Ago: ‘The Commitments’ Brings Soul to Dublin
Working-class Irish get some soul in Alan Parker's 1991 hit.
Yacht or Not?: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock
The style crosses musical genres thanks to its inherent vibe.
35 Years Ago: ‘Karate Kid II’ Honors Original Style and Substance
Mr. Miyagi's wisdom and dignity again guide the way.
35 Years Ago: ‘The Love Boat’ Sets Sail for the Final Time
Show's last episode stuck to the series' tried-and-true formula.
In Defense Of: Starship’s ‘We Built This City’
People often make fun of the 1985 hit... But they also love it.
35 Years Ago: ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Hits Huge With Australian Charm
Star and co-writer Paul Hogan wanted film to be his country’s pioneering blockbuster — and he succeeded.
35 Years Ago: John Hughes’ ‘Pretty in Pink’ Explores Teen Romance
Every character in the writer's most mature teen romance has something in common: Nobody is getting the love they want, need and think they deserve.
35 Years Ago: ‘Clue’ Riffs on Mystery, Murder and Madcap Comedies
An initial dud at the box office, this clever comedy found second life as a cult hit.
40 Years Ago: Tom Selleck Defines ’80s Cool with ‘Magnum, P.I.’
After failing with other TV projects, this detective role finally made him a star.
45 Years Ago: Lynda Carter Makes ‘Wonder Woman’ a TV Icon
A made-for-television movie starring the previously unknown actress led to a series that lasted three years.