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4. American Gigolo (1980, Schrader) 7
5. The World According to Garp (1982, Hill) 6
6. My Brother's Wedding (1983, Burnett) 7
7. Caravaggio (1986, Jarman) 7
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33. Heimat: Reichshöhenstrasse 4/11 (1984)
34. Heimat: Auf und davon und zurück 5/11 (1984)
35. Heimat: Heimatfront 6/11 (1984)
36. Heimat: Die Liebe der Soldaten 7/11 (1984)
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1. Smooth Talk (1985, Sundance) 7/10
2. Heat and Sunlight (1987, Sundance) 6/10
3. Jezioro Bodenskie (1986, Golden Leopard) 4/10
4. O Bobo (1987, Golden Leopard) 5/10
5. Hamlet Goes Business (1987, Kaurismäki) 8/10
6. The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985, Parajanov) 5/10
7. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988, Coppola) 6/10
8. The Grey Fox (1982) 6/10
9. Mur murs (1981, Varda) 8/10
10. Documenteur (1981, Varda) 7/10
11. Kung-fu master! (1988, Varda) 7/10
12. Hollywood Shuffle (1987) 7/10
13. Es ist nicht leicht, ein Gott zu sein (1989) 6/10
14. Fear City (1984, Ferrara) 7/10
15. Threads (1984) 7/10
16. For All Mankind (1989) 7/10
17. Trop belle pour toi (1989, Blier) 7/10
18. Roger & Me (1989) 5/10
19. Deutschland, bleiche Mutter (1980) 5/10
20. Glaube und Währung (1981, Herzog) 6/10
21. Burden of Dreams (1982) 8/10
22. Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (1984, Herzog) 6/10
23. The Atomic Cafe (1982) 8/10
24. Wo die grünen Ameisen träumen (1984, Herzog) 7/10
25. Wodaabe - Die Hirten der Sonne. (1989, Herzog) 6/10
26. Maccheroni (1985, Scola) 7/10
27. Buddy Buddy (1981, Wilder) 6/10
28. Les années lumière (1981, Tanner) 7/10
29. De bruit et de fureur (1988) 6/10
30. Heimat: Fernweh 1/11 (1984)
31. Heimat: Die Mitte der Welt 2/11 (1984)
32. Heimat: Weihnacht wie noch nie 3/11 (1984)
33. Heimat: Reichshöhenstrasse 4/11 (1984)
34. Heimat: Auf und davon und zurück 5/11 (1984)
35. Heimat: Heimatfront 6/11 (1984)
36. Heimat: Die Liebe der Soldaten 7/11 (1984)
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15. Borderline-1980: 7/10
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1. Anna to the Infinite Power-1983: 7/10
2. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation-1989: 9/10
3. The Principal-1987: 8/10
4. Die Hard-1988: 10/10
5. Blind Fury-1988: 8/10
6. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood-1988: 8/10
7. The Lost Boys-1987: 8/10
8. Border Radio-1987: 7/10
9. Meet the Hollowheads-1989: 10/10
10. Punchline-1988: 6/10
11. Out of Bounds-1986: 7/10
12. Raiders of the Lost Ark-1981: 8/10
13. The Delta Force-1986: 8/10
14. Masters of the Universe-1987: 8/10
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1. Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti (1985) 5/10
2. La Operación (1982) 6/10
3. Demasiado miedo a la vida o Plaff (1988) 5/10
4. Rue Cases Nègres (1983) 7/10
5. El Salvador: el pueblo vencerá (1982) 7/10
6. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985) 6/10
7. Vernon, Florida (1981) 5/10
8. Sans soleil (1983) 8/10
9. How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989) 7/10
10. Cabra Marcado Para Morrer (1984) 8/10
11. Hasta cierto punto (1983) 5/10
12. Cartas del parque (1988) 5/10
13. Hamshahri (1983) 6/10
14. Tongues Untied (1989) 7/10
15. Images of the World and the Inscription of War (1989) 5/10
16. Jimi Plays Monterey (1986) 6/10
17. Insignificance (1985) 5/10
18. Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988) 7/10
19. Los refugiados de la cueva del muerto (1983) 4/10
20. Day of the Dead (1985) 7/10
21. Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984) 7/10
22. Abril: La trinchera del honor (1988) 7/10
23. The Dark Glow of the Mountains (1985) 4/10
24. La inútil muerte de mi socio Manolo (1989) 4/10
25. Herdsmen of the Sun (1989) 6/10
26. En tres y dos (1985) 5/10
27. The Atomic Cafe (1982) 8/10
28. Jane B. par Agnès V. (1988) 7/10
29. Huie's Predigt (1981) 5/10
30. Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981) 10/10
31. The Times of Harvey Milk (1984) 8/10
32. Chile: Hasta Cuando? (1986) 7/10
33. La guerra necesaria (1980) 8/10
34. David Bowie: Serious Moonlight (1983) 6/10
35. A.K. (1985) 5/10
36. Tango Bar (1989) 5/10
37. De tal Pedro tal astilla (1987) 6/10
38. Los pájaros tirándole a la escopeta (1984) 5/10
39. La Batalla de Vieques (1986) 5/10
40. Vals de la Habana vieja (1988) 4/10
41. La bella del Alhambra (1989) 7/10
42. La gran fiesta (1986) 5/10
43. Gracias a Dios y a la revolución (1981) 6/10
44. Mur murs (1981) 5/10
45. Portrait of a '60% Perfect Man': Billy Wilder (1980) 6/10
46. Louie Bluie (1985) 7/10
47. Water and Power (1989) 6/10
48. Room 666 (1982) 6/10
49. God's Angry Man (1981) 5/10
50. Clandestinos (1988) 7/10
51. Mer dare (1983) 7/10
52. Homework (1989) 6/10
53. Plácido (1986) 6/10
54. Bye Bye Brasil (1980) 7/10
55. Techo de vidrio (1981) 7/10
56. John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band: Sweet Toronto (1988) 4/10
57. Altered States (1980) 6/10
58. ¡Patakín! quiere decir ¡fábula! (1985) 5/10
59. Fitzcarraldo (1982) 8/10
60. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 4
61. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 5
62. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 6
63. Capablanca (1987) 7/10
64. Papeles secundarios (1989) 5/10
65. Burden of Dreams (1982) 8/10
66. Antonio Gaudí (1984) 7/10
67. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) 5/10
68. El corazón sobre la tierra (1984) 7/10
69. ¡Átame! (1989) 7/10
70. Sweetie (1989) 7/10
71. White Dog (1982) 6/10
72. The Woman Next Door (1981) 8/10
73. Lejanía (1986) 6/10
74. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 7
75. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 8
76. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982) 5/10
77. Documenteur (1981) 5/10
78. Crimewave (1985) 5/10
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12. For Your Eyes Only (John Glen, 1981) 7/10
13. The Trip to Bountiful (Peter Masterson, 1985) 5/10
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18. Tango & Cash, by Andrey Konchalovskiy (1989) 7,5/10

Silly entertainment, but the humor and quick pacing work well...
Feel the heat (17)
01. Vampire's kiss, by Robert Bierman (1988) 8/10
02. Cobra, by George P. Cosmatos (1986) 4/10
03. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, by Jeremiah Chechik (1989) 5,5/10
04. Nomads, by John Mc Tiernan (1985) 7,5/10
05. Zügürt Aga, by Nesli Çölgeçen (1985) 6,5/10
06. Night of the Comet, by Thom Eberhardt (1984) 7,5/10
07. Volver a empezar, by Jose Luis Garci (1982) 7,5/10
08. One from the Heart, by Francis Ford Coppola (1982) 4/10
09. Cannibal Ferox, by Umberto Lenzi (1981) 8/10
10. Cabra Marcado Para Morrer, by Eduardo Coutinho (1984) 7,5/10
11. Czlowiek z zelaza / Man of Iron, by Andrzej Wajda (1981) 7,5/10
12. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, by Paul Schrader (1985) 8,5/10
13. Waxwork, by Anthony Hickox (1988) 7,5/10
14. Dead & buried, by Gary Sherman (1981) 8/10
15. Zhang bei / Lady Kung-fu, by Liu Chia-Liang (1981) 8/10
16. Tongues untied, by Marlon Riggs (1989) 7/10
17. Pumpkinhead, by Stan Winston (1988) 8/10
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1. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
2. The Blues Brothers (1980)
3. Coming to America (1988)
4. The Dead (1987)
5. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (1988)
6. Popeye (1980)
7. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
8. Stripes (1981)
9. Shoah (1985)
10. Time of the Gypsies (1988)
11. Landscape in the Mist (1988)
12. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
13. Comfort and Joy (1984)
14. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
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9. 36.15 code Père Noël (1989) Dial Code Santa Claus aka Game Over 7 (rewatch)
10. A Prayer for the Dying (1987) 6+
11. Bloody Birthday (1981) 6
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1. Vernon, Florida (1981) 6
2. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) 6
3. Shadows of the Mind (1980) 6
4. Mondo New York (1988) 7+
5. Berserker (1987) 4
6. Hei tai yang 731(1988) Man Behind the Sun 8
7. Fame (1980) 8+
8. The Lathe of Heaven (1980) 7
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Birth Decade Challenge
1. Plaff! (1988)
2. Uninvited (1988)
3. The Believers (1987)
4. Before Stonewall (1984)
5. Heat and Sunlight (1987)
6. Living on the Edge (1987)
7. Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
8. Burden of Dreams (1982)
9. A British Picture (1989)
10. Savage Streets (1984)
11. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)
12. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
13. Atrapados (1981)
14. Tango Bar (1987)
15. Die Hard (1988) REVISION
16. Cecilia (1982)

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A romantic drama from Cuba. Addressing racial divides and slave treatment, this is a film that no doubt has its heart in the right place, but it is hardly the most riveting watch. With loud musical cues, exaggerated performances and a dialogue-heavy script, the whole thing feels extremely melodramatic. Things improve in the final 45 minutes though as the slave situation begins to take focus with some excellent close-up shots that slowly pan over dead bodies.
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76. Lola (1981) - 7/10
77. Melvin and Howard (1980) - 4/10
78. My Dinner with Andre (1981) - 7/10
79. Places in the Heart (1984) - 3/10
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61. The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)
62. Light Years Away (1981)
63. The Brother from Another Planet (1984) <--- pretty interesting. I had never heard of this movie, but I liked the analogies they were going for.
64. Sarraounia (1986)
65. The First Turn-On!! (1983) <--- This movie was a turn off!
66. The Store (1983)
67. Missile (1988)
68. Joysticks (1983) <--- awful
69. Be Pretty and Shut Up (1981)
70. Married to the Mob (1988) <---- meh
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xx. 1.5* - Illusions by Julie Dash (1982)

I was actually quite excited to see a relatively modern short film receiving some critical praise, of course it turns out it's a 80s film pretending to be a 40s film. I probably should've known better, I've been around critics and films fans long enough, but I still fall for it once in a while. Mignon Dupree is one of the few powerful women in Hollywood, with that power she tries to create a better world for struggling actresses of color, who aren't even being considered for onscreen parts. What the people around Mignon don't realize is that she's a black woman herself, parading around as a white girl. If it isn't clear enough from the narrative, this is a short about racial and sexual oppression in 40s Hollywood, and its broader impact on society. The film isn't exactly subtle and the 40s look, while relatively efficient, isn't something I was really happy to see. Too crude and predictable to be good, but not entirely uninteresting.

I was born in the 80s, so I can say it sucked
01. 1.0* - Histoire(s) du Cinéma by Jean-Luc Godard (1989)
02. 1.0* - The Dead by John Huston (1987)
03. 1.5* - For Your Eyes Only by John Glen (1981)
04. 2.5* - Octopussy by John Glen (1983)
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16. Gremlins-1984: 10/10
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1. Anna to the Infinite Power-1983: 7/10
2. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation-1989: 9/10
3. The Principal-1987: 8/10
4. Die Hard-1988: 10/10
5. Blind Fury-1988: 8/10
6. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood-1988: 8/10
7. The Lost Boys-1987: 8/10
8. Border Radio-1987: 7/10
9. Meet the Hollowheads-1989: 10/10
10. Punchline-1988: 6/10
11. Out of Bounds-1986: 7/10
12. Raiders of the Lost Ark-1981: 8/10
13. The Delta Force-1986: 8/10
14. Masters of the Universe-1987: 8/10
15. Borderline-1980: 7/10
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14. Eyewitness (1981, Peter Yates): 5.8 - Okay thriller about a janitor who tries to win over a newsreporter, he has a crush on, by pretending he knows more than he knows about a murder in his building. The movie doesn't seem to know if it wants to commit to being either a fullout thriller or a characterstudy, which as often results in both aspect done okay but not great. The movie is hurt mostly by a miscast William Hurt, who doesn't convince as the simpleminded janitor in over his head.
The ending ties up all different plotlines too contrived.

15. The Border (1982, Tony Richardson): 6.8 - There's a lot to like in this movie. First of all a performance by Jack Nicholson that is among his best, that's in line with his more subtle Five Easy Pieces work. On top of that it has well written characters, with good insight into their motivations and the situations that leads to their actions. It has a clear sense of the themes it wants to get across; the divide between rich and poor through the Mexican-USA border and how that forms our opportunities in life. It's just too bad the movie misses a good plot to tie this all up better, settling instead in the latter half for a standard "white savior" plot with Nicholson rescuing a young "saintly" Mexican girl's baby from being sold on the black market.

16. Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983. Lamont Johnson): 7.2 -The title alone is enough to inform you if this is in your ballpark or not. It's was in mine. It's a low budget 80s Star Wars and Mad Max clone, that keeps the plot moving forward in a great pace plus it doesn't overstay its welcome. Therefor being very entertaining, even if it is utterly predictable and unoriginal.

17. Vivre Pour Survivre [White Fire] (1984, Jean-Marie Pallardy): 5.8 -This movie tries to answer that century old philosophical question: if you have sex with a woman, who through plastic surgery is made into the splitting image of your dead sister, is that incest? :woot: But seriously Bo and Ingrid are a brother and sister jewel thieves team, sister is killed by the bad guys, so brother goes to steal the legendary "White Fire" diamond from the baddies, to do so he gets help from this woman, he just met, who he turns into the splitting image of his sister with help of some Greek female plastic surgery cult to fool the baddies, than Fred Williamson shows up, - yes Fred Williamson is in this! that's the level of Euro cult B-movie cinema this is, - as the woman's pimp looking for her, meanwhile he also teams up with some Italians who are looking for the diamond..... do you still follow? Neither do I and I watched this movie. The plot is total incoherent, the acting is mediocre at best, the fights laughable, but this is the kind of camp cult movie whose pleasure is derived mostly from its anything goes, anything is possible attitude.

18. Invasion U.S.A. (1985, Joseph Zito): 5.0 - Chuck Norris has two uzis and know how to use them! Unfortunately the writers and director didn't know how to set up a scene and connect scenes naturally into a well flowing plot or even how to allign two shots properly. The action is too little to totally make-up for these shortcomings, but enough to not dislike this.

19. Howard the Duck (1986, Willard Huyck): 7.2 - Now you all of course think: "Lonewolf, that's a very high rating for Howard the Duck, What the ....?!". So let me first say this movie indeed has some very serious shortcoming. Not least of all having a major identity crisis, never knowing what it wants to be, who it's target audience is, and neither who Howard the Duck is, a grumpy middle-aged man duck or a twentysomething in a quarterlife crisis. But still that all didn't keep me from enjoying the hell out of this, cause it is such a complete mismash.

20. Black Widow (1987, Bob Rafelson): 6.0 - Okay run of the mill thriller about a female federal investigator getting obsessed by a woman who she only believes is killing of her rich husbands with solid performances of Debra Winger as the obsessed, emotionally closed off investigator and Theresa Russell as the chameleonic titular black widow.

21. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988, James Signorelli): 5.0 - Too many cheap jokes that fall flat. Still it has some charm thanks to its likable lead.

22. Black Rainbow (1989, Mike Hodges): 6.8 - This underseen supranatural thriller was a pleasant surprise. Jason Robards and Rosanna Arquette are a father and daughter con team doing a Christian medium scam act, but things start to go haywire when daughter really starts to predicts some gruesome murders. The movie has a unnecessary framing device, by having a reporter looking back at the events. A side plot about the hired killer on route to kill of the protagonists distracts from the main story line. But the bulk of the story focusing on the father and daughter dynamic is well written, well paced and well acted. Hodge makes perfect use of the Southern America setting of the story.

23. Prom Night (1980, Paul Lynch): 3.8 - The least I expect from a 80s slasher called Prom Night is some random teenagers being killed off in enjoyable fashion in at least slightly suspenseful scenes during prom night. But this movie can't even do that right! The killings are dreadfully unsuspenseful, and the last 20 minutes in which they happen, are even the best part of this movie! So best not to say much on the rest, which starts with a prologue featuring thoroughly annoying children and from their just crawls on with more red herrings than murder victims.

24. Eye of the Needle (1981, Richard Marquand): 7.0 - Donald Sutherland is a ruthless German spy operating in the UK in WWII. When he shipwrecks trying to bring vital information back home, he strands on an almost deserted island where Kate Nelligan lives with her invalid ex-RAF pilot husband. Although this in fact only makes up the last half of the movie, it's what's most memorable from it, thank to the solid characterization and slow building of tension. The half leading up to that are is more standard WWII thriller about Donald Sutherland trying to outsmart his pursuers or killing them if he can't. Donald Sutherland does a superb job in showing the human behind this cold-blooded killer. It's the kind of role he was born to play. The lesser known Kate Nelligan does a fine job matching him.

25. Liquid Sky (1982, Slava Tsukerman): 4.2 - The best that can be said of this, is that it gives an excellent insight into the avantgarde early 80 New York New Wave scene including the exuberant costumes and make-up. But the bad acting, wooden line deliviries, pseudo-intellectual numblings of this put me off too much to enjoy this. It just proofs that hipster junkies in the early 80s also found themselves to be way more important and smarter than they realy are. Not my cup of tea alas.

80s Schlock, Masterpieces and everyhing in between
1. Gregory's Girl (1981, Bill Forsyth): 8.0
2. Housekeeping (1987, Bill Forsyth): 8.0
3. Bad Timing (1980, Nicolas Roeg): 5.5
4. Track 29 (1988, Nicolas Roeg): 6.5
5. Happy Birthday to Me (1981, J. Lee Thompson): 7.2
6. Messenger of Death (1988, J. Lee Thompson): 6.0 -
7. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985, Paul Schrader): 8.0
8. American Ninja (1985, Sam Firstenberg) (rewatch): 10? > 8.0
9. American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987, Sam Firstenberg) (rewatch): ? > 7.5
10. American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989, Cedric Sundstrom) rewatch: ? > 6.5
11. The Missionary (1982, Richard Loncraine): 5.8
12. Bellman and True (1987, Richard Loncraine): 5.2
13. Used Cars (1980, Robert Zemeckis): 6.8
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05. 3.0* - Planes, Trains & Automobiles by John Hughes (1987)

I didn't quite like this film as a kid, so I'd never really bothered giving it a second try. It's a holiday classic though, so I figured I might just as well get it over with this year. Turns out it's really not that bad a film after all. Not quite the masterpiece some make it out to be, but definitely entertaining enough for casual filler. Neal promised he'd be home on time for Thanksgiving, but the weather messes up his plans. On his journey back home he meets up with Del, a jolly but slightly irritating salesman who happens to be going in the same direction as Neal. The two don't get along together that well, but getting home is their first priority. Martin and Candy have a lot of chemistry together, there are some hilarious secondary characters and even though it's a comedy, there's also a surprising amount of snide. It's a pretty solid road movie, just don't expect too much from the cinematography and soundtrack. Solid filler.
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01. 1.0* - Histoire(s) du Cinéma by Jean-Luc Godard (1989)
02. 1.0* - The Dead by John Huston (1987)
03. 1.5* - For Your Eyes Only by John Glen (1981)
04. 2.5* - Octopussy by John Glen (1983)
xx. 1.5* - Illusions by Julie Dash (1982)
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Lonewolf2003 wrote: December 18th, 2020, 7:02 pm 24. Eye of the Needle (1981, Richard Marquand): 7.0 - Donald Sutherland is a ruthless German spy operating in the UK in WWII. When he shipwrecks trying to bring vital information back home, he strands on an almost deserted island where Kate Nelligan lives with her invalid ex-RAF pilot husband. Although this in fact only makes up the last half of the movie, it's what's most memorable from it, thank to the solid characterization and slow building of tension. The half leading up to that are is more standard WWII thriller about Donald Sutherland trying to outsmart his pursuers or killing them if he can't. Donald Sutherland does a superb job in showing the human behind this cold-blooded killer. It's the kind of role he was born to play. The lesser known Kate Nelligan does a fine job matching him.
You've identified exactly what I love about his underrated spy thriller. It's really two very different movies that have been mashed into one, but somehow it still works.
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2. Family Viewing (Atom Egoyan, 1987) 4/10
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1. Sleepwalk (Sara Driver, 1986) 5/10
2. Family Viewing (Atom Egoyan, 1987) 4/10
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blocho wrote: December 18th, 2020, 10:11 pm
Lonewolf2003 wrote: December 18th, 2020, 7:02 pm 24. Eye of the Needle (1981, Richard Marquand): 7.0 - Donald Sutherland is a ruthless German spy operating in the UK in WWII. When he shipwrecks trying to bring vital information back home, he strands on an almost deserted island where Kate Nelligan lives with her invalid ex-RAF pilot husband. Although this in fact only makes up the last half of the movie, it's what's most memorable from it, thank to the solid characterization and slow building of tension. The half leading up to that are is more standard WWII thriller about Donald Sutherland trying to outsmart his pursuers or killing them if he can't. Donald Sutherland does a superb job in showing the human behind this cold-blooded killer. It's the kind of role he was born to play. The lesser known Kate Nelligan does a fine job matching him.
You've identified exactly what I love about his underrated spy thriller. It's really two very different movies that have been mashed into one, but somehow it still works.
Just chiming in as another Eye of the Needle fan -- a spy thriller that deserves to be more widely enjoyed.
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37. Heimat: Der Amerikaner 8/11 (1984)
38. Heimat: Hermännchen 9/11 (1984)
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1. Smooth Talk (1985, Sundance) 7/10
2. Heat and Sunlight (1987, Sundance) 6/10
3. Jezioro Bodenskie (1986, Golden Leopard) 4/10
4. O Bobo (1987, Golden Leopard) 5/10
5. Hamlet Goes Business (1987, Kaurismäki) 8/10
6. The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985, Parajanov) 5/10
7. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988, Coppola) 6/10
8. The Grey Fox (1982) 6/10
9. Mur murs (1981, Varda) 8/10
10. Documenteur (1981, Varda) 7/10
11. Kung-fu master! (1988, Varda) 7/10
12. Hollywood Shuffle (1987) 7/10
13. Es ist nicht leicht, ein Gott zu sein (1989) 6/10
14. Fear City (1984, Ferrara) 7/10
15. Threads (1984) 7/10
16. For All Mankind (1989) 7/10
17. Trop belle pour toi (1989, Blier) 7/10
18. Roger & Me (1989) 5/10
19. Deutschland, bleiche Mutter (1980) 5/10
20. Glaube und Währung (1981, Herzog) 6/10
21. Burden of Dreams (1982) 8/10
22. Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (1984, Herzog) 6/10
23. The Atomic Cafe (1982) 8/10
24. Wo die grünen Ameisen träumen (1984, Herzog) 7/10
25. Wodaabe - Die Hirten der Sonne. (1989, Herzog) 6/10
26. Maccheroni (1985, Scola) 7/10
27. Buddy Buddy (1981, Wilder) 6/10
28. Les années lumière (1981, Tanner) 7/10
29. De bruit et de fureur (1988) 6/10
30. Heimat: Fernweh 1/11 (1984)
31. Heimat: Die Mitte der Welt 2/11 (1984)
32. Heimat: Weihnacht wie noch nie 3/11 (1984)
33. Heimat: Reichshöhenstrasse 4/11 (1984)
34. Heimat: Auf und davon und zurück 5/11 (1984)
35. Heimat: Heimatfront 6/11 (1984)
36. Heimat: Die Liebe der Soldaten 7/11 (1984)
37. Heimat: Der Amerikaner 8/11 (1984)
38. Heimat: Hermännchen 9/11 (1984)
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Birth Decade Challenge
1. Plaff! (1988)
2. Uninvited (1988)
3. The Believers (1987)
4. Before Stonewall (1984)
5. Heat and Sunlight (1987)
6. Living on the Edge (1987)
7. Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
8. Burden of Dreams (1982)
9. A British Picture (1989)
10. Savage Streets (1984)
11. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)
12. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
13. Atrapados (1981)
14. Tango Bar (1987)
15. Die Hard (1988) REVISION
16. Cecilia (1982)
17. Amada (1985)

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Bits and pieces here are interesting, from the protagonist's blind mother to her cousin's idealism, and much of the shadow-heavy interior lighting is exquisite, reflecting the lovers' paranoia regarding whether or not they are being watched. As a narrative though, the film is far too melodramatic for its own good and the dialogue often feels unnatural as the lovers constantly discuss politics. The whole film though is heavily slanted to dialogue over mood.
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17. Born in Flames-1983: 6/10
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1. Anna to the Infinite Power-1983: 7/10
2. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation-1989: 9/10
3. The Principal-1987: 8/10
4. Die Hard-1988: 10/10
5. Blind Fury-1988: 8/10
6. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood-1988: 8/10
7. The Lost Boys-1987: 8/10
8. Border Radio-1987: 7/10
9. Meet the Hollowheads-1989: 10/10
10. Punchline-1988: 6/10
11. Out of Bounds-1986: 7/10
12. Raiders of the Lost Ark-1981: 8/10
13. The Delta Force-1986: 8/10
14. Masters of the Universe-1987: 8/10
15. Borderline-1980: 7/10
16. Gremlins-1984: 10/10
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44. Hôtel Terminus (1988) - 6/10

And this is probably my last participation in the challenge as I watched what I wanted from the 80's ^^ I want to pursue my discovery of the TSPDT list. So, good luck to everyone and, mostly, good viewings ! :D
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1. Bad Timing (1980)
2. Gregory's Girl (1980)
3. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 1
4. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 2
5. A Idade da Terra (1980)
6. Sauve qui peut (la vie) (1980)
7. La femme d'à côté (1981)
8. Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss (1982)
9. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 3
10. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 4
11. Passion (1982)
12. Trop tôt/Trop tard (1982)
13. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 5
14. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 6
15. Yol (1982)
16. Narayama bushikô (1983)
17. Zelig (1983)
18. Mitt liv som hund (1985)
19. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 7
20. Moy drug Ivan Lapshin (1985)
21. Qing mei zhu ma (1985)
22. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 8
23. Sherman's March (1985)
24. Liàn liàn fengchén (1986)
25. Ying hung boon sik (1986)
26. Broadcast News (1987)
27. Hong gao liang (1987)
28. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
29. Diary (1983)
30. Yuki yukite, shingun (1987)
31. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 9
32. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 10
33. Une histoire de vent (1988)
34. Near Dark (1987)
35. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) - Episode 11 (final)
36. Neco z Alenky (1988)
37. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
38. Roger & Me (1989)
39. Spoorloos (1988)
40. Ging chaat goo si (1985)
41. Moonstruck (1987)
42. The Big Red One (1980)
43. The Long Good Friday (1980)
44. Hôtel Terminus (1988)
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80. Recollections of the Yellow House (1989) - 4/10
81. Red Dawn (1984) - 0/10
82. Spaceballs (1987) - 6/10
83. Stammheim (1986) - 7/10
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1. Jimi Plays Monterey (1986) * 49 min.

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39. Heimat: Die stolzen Jahre 10/11 (1984)
40. Heimat: Das Fest der Lebenden und der Toten 11/11 (1984) altogether => 8/10
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1. Smooth Talk (1985, Sundance) 7/10
2. Heat and Sunlight (1987, Sundance) 6/10
3. Jezioro Bodenskie (1986, Golden Leopard) 4/10
4. O Bobo (1987, Golden Leopard) 5/10
5. Hamlet Goes Business (1987, Kaurismäki) 8/10
6. The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985, Parajanov) 5/10
7. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988, Coppola) 6/10
8. The Grey Fox (1982) 6/10
9. Mur murs (1981, Varda) 8/10
10. Documenteur (1981, Varda) 7/10
11. Kung-fu master! (1988, Varda) 7/10
12. Hollywood Shuffle (1987) 7/10
13. Es ist nicht leicht, ein Gott zu sein (1989) 6/10
14. Fear City (1984, Ferrara) 7/10
15. Threads (1984) 7/10
16. For All Mankind (1989) 7/10
17. Trop belle pour toi (1989, Blier) 7/10
18. Roger & Me (1989) 5/10
19. Deutschland, bleiche Mutter (1980) 5/10
20. Glaube und Währung (1981, Herzog) 6/10
21. Burden of Dreams (1982) 8/10
22. Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (1984, Herzog) 6/10
23. The Atomic Cafe (1982) 8/10
24. Wo die grünen Ameisen träumen (1984, Herzog) 7/10
25. Wodaabe - Die Hirten der Sonne. (1989, Herzog) 6/10
26. Maccheroni (1985, Scola) 7/10
27. Buddy Buddy (1981, Wilder) 6/10
28. Les années lumière (1981, Tanner) 7/10
29. De bruit et de fureur (1988) 6/10
30. Heimat: Fernweh 1/11 (1984)
31. Heimat: Die Mitte der Welt 2/11 (1984)
32. Heimat: Weihnacht wie noch nie 3/11 (1984)
33. Heimat: Reichshöhenstrasse 4/11 (1984)
34. Heimat: Auf und davon und zurück 5/11 (1984)
35. Heimat: Heimatfront 6/11 (1984)
36. Heimat: Die Liebe der Soldaten 7/11 (1984)
37. Heimat: Der Amerikaner 8/11 (1984)
38. Heimat: Hermännchen 9/11 (1984)
39. Heimat: Die stolzen Jahre 10/11 (1984)
40. Heimat: Das Fest der Lebenden und der Toten 11/11 (1984) => 8/10
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1. Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti (1985) 5/10
2. La Operación (1982) 6/10
3. Demasiado miedo a la vida o Plaff (1988) 5/10
4. Rue Cases Nègres (1983) 7/10
5. El Salvador: el pueblo vencerá (1982) 7/10
6. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985) 6/10
7. Vernon, Florida (1981) 5/10
8. Sans soleil (1983) 8/10
9. How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989) 7/10
10. Cabra Marcado Para Morrer (1984) 8/10
11. Hasta cierto punto (1983) 5/10
12. Cartas del parque (1988) 5/10
13. Hamshahri (1983) 6/10
14. Tongues Untied (1989) 7/10
15. Images of the World and the Inscription of War (1989) 5/10
16. Jimi Plays Monterey (1986) 6/10
17. Insignificance (1985) 5/10
18. Cane Toads: An Unnatural History (1988) 7/10
19. Los refugiados de la cueva del muerto (1983) 4/10
20. Day of the Dead (1985) 7/10
21. Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984) 7/10
22. Abril: La trinchera del honor (1988) 7/10
23. The Dark Glow of the Mountains (1985) 4/10
24. La inútil muerte de mi socio Manolo (1989) 4/10
25. Herdsmen of the Sun (1989) 6/10
26. En tres y dos (1985) 5/10
27. The Atomic Cafe (1982) 8/10
28. Jane B. par Agnès V. (1988) 7/10
29. Huie's Predigt (1981) 5/10
30. Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco (1981) 10/10
31. The Times of Harvey Milk (1984) 8/10
32. Chile: Hasta Cuando? (1986) 7/10
33. La guerra necesaria (1980) 8/10
34. David Bowie: Serious Moonlight (1983) 6/10
35. A.K. (1985) 5/10
36. Tango Bar (1989) 5/10
37. De tal Pedro tal astilla (1987) 6/10
38. Los pájaros tirándole a la escopeta (1984) 5/10
39. La Batalla de Vieques (1986) 5/10
40. Vals de la Habana vieja (1988) 4/10
41. La bella del Alhambra (1989) 7/10
42. La gran fiesta (1986) 5/10
43. Gracias a Dios y a la revolución (1981) 6/10
44. Mur murs (1981) 5/10
45. Portrait of a '60% Perfect Man': Billy Wilder (1980) 6/10
46. Louie Bluie (1985) 7/10
47. Water and Power (1989) 6/10
48. Room 666 (1982) 6/10
49. God's Angry Man (1981) 5/10
50. Clandestinos (1988) 7/10
51. Mer dare (1983) 7/10
52. Homework (1989) 6/10
53. Plácido (1986) 6/10
54. Bye Bye Brasil (1980) 7/10
55. Techo de vidrio (1981) 7/10
56. John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band: Sweet Toronto (1988) 4/10
57. Altered States (1980) 6/10
58. ¡Patakín! quiere decir ¡fábula! (1985) 5/10
59. Fitzcarraldo (1982) 8/10
60. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 4
61. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 5
62. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 6
63. Capablanca (1987) 7/10
64. Papeles secundarios (1989) 5/10
65. Burden of Dreams (1982) 8/10
66. Antonio Gaudí (1984) 7/10
67. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) 5/10
68. El corazón sobre la tierra (1984) 7/10
69. ¡Átame! (1989) 7/10
70. Sweetie (1989) 7/10
71. White Dog (1982) 6/10
72. The Woman Next Door (1981) 8/10
73. Lejanía (1986) 6/10
74. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 7
75. Heimat - Eine Chronik in elf Teilen (1984) – Ep. 8
76. Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982) 5/10
77. Documenteur (1981) 5/10
78. Crimewave (1985) 5/10
79. Pra Frente, Brasil (1982) 7/10
80. Made in Britain (1982) 8/10
81. Powaqqatsi (1988) 8/10
82. Una novia para David (1987) 6/10
83. Society (1989) 7/10
84. Roger & Me (1989) 8/10
85. Cobra Verde (1987) 6/10
86. Une histoire de vent (1988) 4/10
87. Se permuta (1985) 5/10
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14. Octopussy (John Glen, 1983) 6.5/10
15. Never Say Never Again (Irvin Kershner, 1983) 6.5/10
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18. Spookies-1986: 10/10
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1. Anna to the Infinite Power-1983: 7/10
2. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation-1989: 9/10
3. The Principal-1987: 8/10
4. Die Hard-1988: 10/10
5. Blind Fury-1988: 8/10
6. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood-1988: 8/10
7. The Lost Boys-1987: 8/10
8. Border Radio-1987: 7/10
9. Meet the Hollowheads-1989: 10/10
10. Punchline-1988: 6/10
11. Out of Bounds-1986: 7/10
12. Raiders of the Lost Ark-1981: 8/10
13. The Delta Force-1986: 8/10
14. Masters of the Universe-1987: 8/10
15. Borderline-1980: 7/10
16. Gremlins-1984: 10/10
17. Born in Flames-1983: 6/10
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Birth Decade Challenge
1. Plaff! (1988)
2. Uninvited (1988)
3. The Believers (1987)
4. Before Stonewall (1984)
5. Heat and Sunlight (1987)
6. Living on the Edge (1987)
7. Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
8. Burden of Dreams (1982)
9. A British Picture (1989)
10. Savage Streets (1984)
11. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)
12. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
13. Atrapados (1981)
14. Tango Bar (1987)
15. Die Hard (1988) REVISION
16. Cecilia (1982)
17. Amada (1985)
18. Stakeout (1987)

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This mounts an excellent car chase/shoot-out in its second half and there are a number of intense moments as the main cop must pretend to be an ex-con and flee in disguise at different points. The first half of the film though is tepid. Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez have decent chemistry, but they are too juvenile to be likeable with all of the practical jokes that they play on the other cops. It is also pretty icky how Dreyfuss forces the central romance.
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71. Up the Creek (1984)
72. Making the Grade (1984)
73. The Woman in Red (1984)
74. Hot Dog... The Movie (1984)
75. Blame It on Rio (1984)
76. Bachelor Party (1984)
77. Losin' It (1983)


When you watch a lot of these teen comedies from the 80s you really start to see a lot of the exact same tropes. None of these were good movies (but there were some top actors, Gene wilder, Tom Cruise, Miachael Caine)
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2. Water and Power (1989)

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1. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
2. Water and Power (1989)
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84. The Inquisitor (1981) - 7/10
85. 'Breaker' Morant (1980) - 7/10
86. Camila (1984) - 7/10
87. Temptation Island (1980) - 4/10
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1. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
2. The Blues Brothers (1980)
3. Coming to America (1988)
4. The Dead (1987)
5. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (1988)
6. Popeye (1980)
7. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
8. Stripes (1981)
9. Shoah (1985)
10. Time of the Gypsies (1988)
11. Landscape in the Mist (1988)
12. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
13. Comfort and Joy (1984)
14. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
15. Conan the Barbarian (1982)
16. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
17. Local Hero (1983)
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1. Gremlins (Joe Dante, 1984) 3/10
2. Aus dem Leben der Marionetten (Ingmar Bergman, 1980) 8.5/10
3. Gandahar (René Laloux, 1988) 5/10
4. Kagemusha (Akira Kurosawa, 1980) 7/10
5. Ko to tamo peva (Slobodan Sijan, 1980) 6/10
6. Colpire al cuore (Gianni Amelio, 1982) 6/10
7.1 [short - 13 min] Les 3 inventeurs (Michel Ocelot, 1980) 6/10
7.2 [short - 16 min] Gadajace glowy (Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1980) 5/10
7.3 [short - 38 min] Beyrouth, ma ville (Jocelyne Saab, 1983) 6.5-7.0/10
8. O Megalexandros (Theodoros Angelopoulos, 1980) 5/10
9. Airplane! (Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, 1980) 5/10
10. Sarraounia (Med Hondo, 1986) 2/10 My rating might seem harsh but it was simplistic, the French characters were unlikely, vulgar and thick-headed like antagonists are in a propaganda movie. The Voulet-Chanoine mission is such an important chapter of colonial history, it deserved a more nuanced take. Moreover, it's almost exclusively action-driven, especially on the African side. I can't remember anything about the queen Sarraounia (the title character!) two days after watching the movie, except the French calling her a witch

11. Wend Kuuni (Gaston Kaboré, 1982) 5/10 Sweet but not much else. Not bad by any means, but it was harmless and forgettable
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4. Housekeeping (1987)
I've seen this movie described as a comedy-drama, which it is certainly not. Perhaps that appellation is due to having Bill Forsyth attached as director, but there's no comedy here. Instead, it's a very heartfelt and accomplished coming-of-age drama about being growing together and growing apart.

5. Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
This is the sort of movie I want to like. It has that sort of Tennessee Williams type of drama where extensive and complicated personal histories lie just beneath the surface of everyday interactions. And it has some strong acting, particularly from Sandy Dennis, a divisive actor who I think does very well here. But the scenario is contrived (a 20-year reunion of a James Dean fan club :shrug:), and I predicted every plot turn ten minutes before it was revealed. That's not because I'm so clever; it's because the movie is predictable and cliched. The makeup work was also puzzling -- the story depicts the same group of characters in two different time periods, twenty years apart. Despite that chronological gulf, there seems to be no attempt to make the characters look younger or older.

6. Working Girl (1988)
A workplace romantic comedy. Fluff. Not particularly funny or appealing fluff either.

7. Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
More of a series of sketches than a coherent narrative, I found this satire occasionally funny and occasionally effective.

8. Videodrome (1983)
What the heck stopped me from seeing this movie until now? What a delight.
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12. Maniac Cop (1988) 7
13. Maximum Overdrive (1986) 3
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1. Vernon, Florida (1981) 6
2. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) 6
3. Shadows of the Mind (1980) 6
4. Mondo New York (1988) 7+
5. Berserker (1987) 4
6. Hei tai yang 731(1988) Man Behind the Sun 8
7. Fame (1980) 8+
8. The Lathe of Heaven (1980) 7
9. 36.15 code Père Noël (1989) Dial Code Santa Claus aka Game Over 7 (rewatch)
10. A Prayer for the Dying (1987) 6+
11. Bloody Birthday (1981) 6
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16. Ging chaat goo si juk jaap - Police Story 2 (Jackie Chan, 1988) 7/10
17. Empire of the Sun (Steven Spielberg, 1987) 6.5/10
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3. Stop Making Sense (1984)

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1. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
2. Water and Power (1989)
3. Stop Making Sense (1984)
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19. Prince of Darkness-1987: 9/10
20. Monster High-1989: 8/10
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1. Anna to the Infinite Power-1983: 7/10
2. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation-1989: 9/10
3. The Principal-1987: 8/10
4. Die Hard-1988: 10/10
5. Blind Fury-1988: 8/10
6. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood-1988: 8/10
7. The Lost Boys-1987: 8/10
8. Border Radio-1987: 7/10
9. Meet the Hollowheads-1989: 10/10
10. Punchline-1988: 6/10
11. Out of Bounds-1986: 7/10
12. Raiders of the Lost Ark-1981: 8/10
13. The Delta Force-1986: 8/10
14. Masters of the Universe-1987: 8/10
15. Borderline-1980: 7/10
16. Gremlins-1984: 10/10
17. Born in Flames-1983: 6/10
18. Spookies-1986: 10/10
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19. For all Mankind, by Al Reinert (1989) 8/10

20. Je vous salue, Marie, by Jean-Luc Godard (1985) 7/10

Mixing spirituality and physical desire in a strange visual love poem, Godard offers a very personal and interesting movie.

21. The Toxic Avenger Part II, by Michael Herz & Lloyd Kaufman 2/10

Easy and cheap Troma movie, with nonsensical humor and a random pacing...

22. Canicule, by Yves Boisset (1984) 7/10

Not really a bad movie, but with so much talent, there was the possibiity to make a truly great film...
Feel the heat (18)
01. Vampire's kiss, by Robert Bierman (1988) 8/10
02. Cobra, by George P. Cosmatos (1986) 4/10
03. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, by Jeremiah Chechik (1989) 5,5/10
04. Nomads, by John Mc Tiernan (1985) 7,5/10
05. Zügürt Aga, by Nesli Çölgeçen (1985) 6,5/10
06. Night of the Comet, by Thom Eberhardt (1984) 7,5/10
07. Volver a empezar, by Jose Luis Garci (1982) 7,5/10
08. One from the Heart, by Francis Ford Coppola (1982) 4/10
09. Cannibal Ferox, by Umberto Lenzi (1981) 8/10
10. Cabra Marcado Para Morrer, by Eduardo Coutinho (1984) 7,5/10
11. Czlowiek z zelaza / Man of Iron, by Andrzej Wajda (1981) 7,5/10
12. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, by Paul Schrader (1985) 8,5/10
13. Waxwork, by Anthony Hickox (1988) 7,5/10
14. Dead & buried, by Gary Sherman (1981) 8/10
15. Zhang bei / Lady Kung-fu, by Liu Chia-Liang (1981) 8/10
16. Tongues untied, by Marlon Riggs (1989) 7/10
17. Pumpkinhead, by Stan Winston (1988) 8/10
18. Tango & Cash, by Andrey Konchalovskiy (1989) 7,5/10
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