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Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

“It’s not for lack of love of the language that these films have no words. It’s because, from my point of view, our language is in a state of vast humiliation. It no longer describes the world in which we … Continue reading

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The Thing (1982)

“This thing doesn’t want to show itself. It wants to hide inside an imitation. It’ll fight if it has to, but it’s vulnerable out in the open. If it takes us over, then it has no more enemies, nobody left … Continue reading

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Tootsie (1982)

“I was a better man with you, as a woman, than I ever was with a woman, as a man.” I must have some sort of fascination for Dustin Hoffman. Just short of Rain Man (a film I’ve seen and enjoyed several times) … Continue reading

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E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)

“He’s a man from outer space and we’re taking him to his spaceship.” As anyone would be when revisiting their beloved childhood films, I was hopeful but dubious about returning to E.T. The Extra Terrestrial for critical analysis. Tons of scenes from … Continue reading

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