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Top 30 Films of the 80s… with Accompanying 80s Lyrics
October 30, 2009, 1:27 am
Filed under: Film

30.


Straight to Hell
Alex Cox
1987

Better stop dreaming of the quiet life,
‘Cos it’s the one we’ll never know.
And quit running for that runaway bus,
‘Cos those rosey days are few.
And stop apologising for the things you’ve never done,
‘Cos time is short and life is cruel,
But it’s up to us to change
This town called malice.

29.

One from the Heart
Francis Ford Coppola
1982

‘Cause love’s such an old fashioned word.
And love dares you to care for
The people on the edge of the night,
And love dares you to change our way of
Caring about ourselves.
This is our last dance.
This is our last dance.
This is ourselves.

28.

Possession
Andrzej Zulawski
1981

Don’t struggle like that or I will only love you more.
For it’s much too late to get away
Or turn on the light.
The spiderman is having you for dinner tonight.

27.

Wings of Desire
Wim Wenders
1987

Come on baby, come on darling,
Let me steal this moment from you now.
Oh, come on angel, come on, come on darlin’,
Let’s exchange the experience.

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The 5 Best Films I Saw in September
October 6, 2009, 4:58 pm
Filed under: Film

Apologies for the lack of any substantial recent updates. I’ve been quite busy.

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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (Peter Greenaway, 1989)

d1
Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg, 1988)

f1
Fish Tank (Andrea Arnold, 2009)

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Manon des sources (Claude Berri, 1986)

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Out of the Past (Jacques Tourneur, 1947)