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The movies of the eighties

Ron Base

The movies of the eighties

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Published by Marquee Communications in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Motion picture industry,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses,
  • Motion picture studios

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ron Base and David Haslam
    SeriesMarquee publication
    ContributionsHaslam, David, 1944-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26574433M
    ISBN 100969478607

    Fans of the movie Strange Brew and SCTV will be happy to hear the duo have reunited and are going to be animated for an upcoming cartoon version of their characters. Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis are going to be doing the voices as well, no lame imitations! The Bob and Doug characters launched as a two-minute skit on the Canadian Broadcasting Corp's sketch-comedy series SCTV in , in part to.   The s were a pivotal decade at the movies. The blockbuster era blossomed and franchises began to flourish. Comedies provoked tears, dramas provoked thought. There were voices in the corn, and absolutely no cats in America. The movies of the '80s were also eminently quotable, from the punchlines to the shocking third-act revelations and : Andrew Trahan.   Before Photoshop, movie posters were an art form, and the '80s were the last decade in which film art was inventive, creative, and iconic. Take a .   But, as is discussed in the book, the eighties definitely had their issues. It’s post-Reagan, you have the Central Park Five, you have the AIDS crisis. There was a lot going on, and I was interested in rethinking that time through a more complicated lens.


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From Aliens to Amadeus, get your fill of ’80s nostalgia with this movie bible of all things bold, bizarre, and boisterous. We've diligently compiled a list of the most influential films of the s that's sure to please popcorn gobblers and highbrow chin-strokers alike/5(13). The Films of the Eighties (Decade Series) Paperback – October 1, by Douglas Brode (Author)Cited by: 4.

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Over its 6 episode run, The Movies will give new insights and behind the scenes glimpses into some of the most beloved and influential films from the dawn of cinema to present day. The s were one of the The movies of the eighties book, if not the very best, decade for movies of all time.

Both story writing and special effects were climaxing at the same time and it made for an awesome time for all. A short list of movies from the 80s, even a top ten list, is almost impossible to make. A Top list is even hard. Any ’80s movie with a Tomatometer was considered for our Essentials guide, and after including the truly timeless material (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Raging Bull), we focused on works that.

Cameron Crowe's script (adapted from a book) captured the timeless angst of teen life in the early 80s. (Here are more movies that were better than the book.) via hor: Molly Pennington, Phd. Movies of the 80s. From epic Hollywood blockbusters to dystopian sci-fi fantasies: the movies of the s saw the invention of a new movie-world so convincingly real that none dared resist it.

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Midnight’s Children () is probably the better book, but it was The Satanic Verses that kicked off the largest literary controversy of the s. The book, based in part on the life of the Islamic Prophet Mohammad, was vehemently protested by some Muslims, and on February 14th,Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran.

Perhaps two of the most influential examples of 80s thriller films were David Lynch 's bizarre cult classic Blue Velvet (), which dealt with the underworld of a seemingly idyllic American suburbia, a subject which has spawned many inferior imitations well into the first decade of the 21st century and Stanley Kubrick 's horror/thriller The Shining ().

It reintroduced Batman to the general public as the psychologically dark character of his original s conception, and helped to usher in an era of "grim and gritty" superheroes from the mids to mids. Watchmen, a twelve-issue comic book limited series written by Alan Moore, illustrated by Dave Gibbons and published by DC Comics, debuts.

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Most Popular Books of the s show list info. This is a list of the top ten bestselling books each year from to How many have you read. John Kenneth Muir is back. This time, the author of the acclaimed Horror Films of the s turns his attention to films from the s. From horror franchises like Friday the 13th and Hellraiser to obscurities like The Children and The Boogens, Muir is our informative guide.

Muir introduces the scope of the decade's horrors, and offers a history that draws parallels between current /5(10). Books shelved as 80s: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis, The Handmaid's Tale by Mar. During the s, conservative politics and Reaganomics held sway as the Berlin Wall crumbled, new computer technologies emerged and blockbuster movies and MTV reshaped pop culture.

The Eighties book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The America of the s is often caricatured as a time of yuppie greed and s /5.

The best books published during the 's decade ( - ). See also: Most Rated Book By Year Best Fantasy Books of the s Best Mystery Books of the s Best Science Fiction Books of the s Best Books By Century: 21st, 20th, 19th, 18th, 17th, 16th, 15th,14th, 13th, 12th, 11th, 10th, 9th, 8th, 7th, 6th, 5th, 4th Best Books by Decade.

Travel back in time to the most bodacious movie decade ever. Don't miss this trip through the movies that defined the '80s era. Packed with photos and memorabilia of Hollywood stars, this collection of classic cinema blockbusters offers summaries, release dates, trivia, and fun facts on each motion picture/5(28).

Welcome to Paste’s 80 Best Movies of the s. This list takes into account what the critics and audiences of the time could not—the lasting ripple effects of iconic performances, influential.

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I’m from a small village in the east of England so when I grew up watching American teenagers in movies they all seemed so exciting and glamorous, like they were from another (much cooler) world.

10 books written in the s we love even more today 12/11/ / 18 Comments / in Book Bash / by JPW The Eighties weren’t all New Wave, Euro Disco, George Lucas and shoulder-pads, you know: it was also a hotbed of kickass literature. In his new book Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the ’80s Changed Hollywood Forever, author Nick de Semlyen explores the stories behind those movies.

King’s novel is superior, but Floating Dragon is a time capsule of ‘80s horror favorites: a child psychic, ancient evil in a small town and sneaky sci-fi government malfeasance. The Fungus. The Eighties is a documentary miniseries which premiered on CNN on Ma Produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's studio Playtone, it serves as a follow-up to the predecessors The Sixties and The Seventies with a 7-part series chronicling events and popular culture of the United States during the s.

In MayCNN greenlit an 8-part follow-up titled The Nineties, which Original network: CNN. For some, the '80s also have an incredibly strong sense of nostalgia.

Considering how several iconic films were released at this time, it would make sense for viewers to feel this way towards certain films. To honor some of the biggest cinematic achievements from the decade, here is our list of the 10 most culturally influential movies of the.

Although basically a quiz book of '80s lyrics, this book is chock-full of '80s music trivia, and is well-illustrated to boot. Say Anything: The Movie Quote Game That Takes You Back to the '80s One Line at a Time A sequel of sorts to Who Can It Be Now above, this book has tons of movie quote quizzes along with lots of 80s movie information and.

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The decade of the s tended to consolidate the gains made in the seventies rather than to initiate any new trends equal to the large number of disaster movies, buddy movies, or "rogue cop" movies that characterized the previous decade.

Designed and packaged for mass audience appeal, few 80s films became what could be called 'classics'. The CNN Original Series "The Eighties" explores this totally rad decade and its cultural, political, and technological impact on today.

It's hard to make a list of the best ’80s movies because, honestly, the decade was a pretty glorious time when it comes to film. And thanks to the age of streaming, it's easier than ever to. Read books to cure your '80s nostalgia, of course! Pdf got 11 great suggestions for you below, so grab yourself a Crystal Pepsi, fix a bowl of sugar-packed cereal, and settle in.

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A work of real TV scholarship, it is also a treasure trove of information about programming in the eighties—a kind of critical companion to TV Guide for the decade." — Jane Gaines, editor of Classical Hollywood NarrativeAuthor: Jane Feuer.