American literary legend John Updike died in 2009. TIME chose the prolific author’s most memorable works.
If you need to make a comeback album, then you’re already in bad shape. TIME looks back at the most notable attempts of recent decades.
As Clint Eastwood’s new film on the life of J. Edgar Hoover hits movie screens, TIME looks back at 80-plus years of films “based on the life of…”
In his last two films—Quantum of Solace and Casino Royale—James Bond has drifted away from his gizmo-filled days of yore. TIME looks at four decades of 007’s best doohickies.
TIME’s look at the ten worst video game to screen adaptations is like shooting fish in a barrel with a plasma cannon.
Some of the cinema’s greatest actors have portrayed the Commander-in-Chief. TIME looks at the most notable performances.
Ever notice how movies like Safe House almost always make the Central Intelligence Agency the bad guy? TIME looks back at some of the most memorable flicks starring the secretive organization.
From killer dogs to show dogs, TIME takes a look back at cinema’s most memorable pooch flicks.
TIME looks back at the most absurd, ill-planned and disastrous TV-show spin-offs of the past few decades.
TIME looks back at almost three decades worth of Tom Cruise performances.