Category Archive: 80s SFF

Commonplace Book: Ghostbusters on print media

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Dr. Egon Spengler thinks print is dead.

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80sSFF: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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A series dedicated to examining the science fiction and fantasy films from 1979 to 1989. The series will investigate whether these films possess certain ineffable qualities missing from today’s films of the same genres. This time, “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

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Driftless Area Review Metapost

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A general update on the business of the Driftless Area Review blog.

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What I’m Reading 2012 and Other Business

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What I’m Reading 2012 Overview: I’m currently reading five books.  Each poses certain challenges (in some cases, self-imposed challenges) to me as a reader, reviewer, critic, historian, and aesthete.  While New Year’s Resolutions… Continue reading

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80sSFF: Apocalypse Now (1979) and Apocalypse Now Redux (2001)

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The first part in a series dedicated to examining the science fiction and fantasy films from 1979 to 1989.  The series will investigate whether these films possess certain ineffable qualities missing from today’s… Continue reading

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Critic’s Notebook: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies of the 1980s

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Introduction “Interest in film, pop and television stars and science fiction peaks between the ages of 12 and 13.” Media Genres and Content Preferences by Carmelo Garitaon and Jose A. Oleaga, Patxi Juaristi… Continue reading

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