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Ghostbusters (1984)

“Ah, if there’s a steady paycheck in it, I’ll believe anything you say.” I was looking forward to relaxing with Ghostbusters one evening over a month ago, but since then I’ve found that I don’t have much to say about it. It’s … Continue reading

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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

“Whatever you do, don’t fall asleep.” I was so impressed with Scream that I decided to follow it up with Wes Craven’s most acclaimed movie. Nightmare on Elm Street has always been clumped with a handful of other movies as one of the classics, one … Continue reading

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Amadeus (1984)

“All I wanted was to sing to God. He gave me that longing and then made me mute.” I had Amadeus pegged as an Oscar-bait epic. I was turned off for a long time by the period set pieces, the length, the … Continue reading

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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

“As long as there’s, you know, sex and drugs, I can do without the rock and roll.” There are films that are important for their poignant social commentary or for best exemplifying a movement or an era. There are also … Continue reading

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