Portland has changed a lot since the Red Lion Jantzen Beach hotel had its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s, but many subtle reminders of the past still exist there.
Mel Brooks's classic send-up of Hitchcock is more than just a light comedy. It's a keen essay on the nature of psychological film.
The various environments portrayed in the Star Wars films say a lot about how we view nature and human relationships to it.
In the late 1970s, the world came to a screeching halt when the latest epic miniseries came on network TV.
The decline and fall of the most fearsome terrorist group in the Western world.
In the 1970s, the Red Army Faction showered West Germany with bullets, bombs and arcane Marxist theory.
What to do in NYC in 1977? Disco dance? Playboy club? Paul Newman film? General Tso's Chicken? Whatever you like, but don't take the subway.
My top 10 favorite articles of the year, Nos. 10, 9, 8 and 7.
Climate change is inescapable. You can even find it in our most cherished movies.
Ford Motor Company's charming little subcompact quickly became a bomb on wheels. And they had the memo to prove it!