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Gaga for Ghostbusters? Get the guide. Step right up and get your fill of 80s nostalgia with the movie bible to end all movie bibles. We’ve diligently compiled a list of 140 of the most influential movies of the 1980s that’s sure to please popcorn gobblers and highbrow chin-strokers alike. The 80s was a time for adventurers, an era of excess, pomp, and bravado. In the era w ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Taschen (first published 2003)
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jason
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Very good book for reviews!!!
Peter Veugelaers
May 01, 2021 rated it really liked it
As is the format of these Taschen best of movies series, the introduction tells us what to expect. The criteria for the best movies of the 1980’s was surface level films from that period.
We are told this was the theme of the decade, according to the editor, expounded at length in the introduction in the language of academic art. In that vein, the eye shooting Blade Runner is used in the introduction to explore how cinema transformed into one of appearances.
The approach comes off as cogent, bel
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Thyron
Apr 03, 2021 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
This book, THE BEST MOVIES OF THE 80s, has about 60 movies. The longer one with 146 movies is called “Movies of the 80s”.
carl  theaker
Apr 17, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: artsy

Glossy is the word here, with lots of good pics to give you the flavor of the film.
The 65 or so selections lean toward the artsy side, but
plenty of mainstream favorites. It would be great book to fill time on a plane, it's
a more manageable size than its 70s counterpart.
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Arax Miltiadous
Dec 13, 2012 rated it liked it
because i believe that in the 80's best movies ever created.
if you are a cine maniac, you will love this Taschen book.
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