Wednesday, December 21, 2011

ENG 282: 1980s

1980

Altered States (USA: Ken Russell, 1980: 102 mins)

Smalley, G. "Altered States (1980)." 366 Weird Movies (July 24, 2010)

American Gigolo (USA: Paul Schrader, 1980: 117 mins)

Hamilton, John R. "Paul Schrader." Senses of Cinema #56 (2010)

Berlin Alexanderplatz (West Germany: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1980: 894 mins)

Hoberman, J. "The Single Antidote to Thoughts of Suicide: Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s American friends." Moving Image Source (June 28, 2012)

Breaker Morant (Australia: Bruce Beresford, 1980: 107 mins)

Daseler, Graham. "Kangaroo Court: On Bruce Beresford's Breaker Morant. Bright Lights Film Journal #80 (May 2013)

Coal Miner's Daughter (USA: Michael Apted, 1980: 125 mins)

"Negotiating Authenticity: Coal Miner's Daughter, the Biopic, and Country Music." Americana (Fall 2008)

Every Man For Himself (France/Austria/West Germany/Switzerland: Jean-Luc Godard, 1980: 87 mins)

Brody, Richard. "An Exile in Paradise." The New Yorker (November 20, 2000)

Gloria (USA: John Cassavetes, 1980: 123 mins)

Palmer, Landon. "6 Filmmaking Tips From John Cassavettes." Film School Rejects (August 13, 2014)

Mon Oncle D'Amerique (France: Alain Resnais, 1980: 125 mins)

Rosenbaum, Jonathan. "Interview with Alain Resnais on MON ONCLE D’AMÉRIQUE (1980)." (Personal Website: February 26, 2014)

Permanent Vacation (USA: Jim Jarmusch, 1980: 75 mins)

Pinkerton, Nick. "New York’s Alright If You Like Saxophones: Permanent Vacation." Reverse Shot (Summer 2005)

Solo Sunny (East Germany: Konrad Wolf, 1980: 100 mins)

Brockmann, Stephen. "Solo Sunny (1973) or Even Socialism Can't Stave Off Loneliness." A Critical History of German Film Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2010: 274-282. [Professor has copy of the book]

Terror Train (USA: Roger Spottiswoode, 1980: 97 mins)

Loudermilk, A. "Last to Leave the Theater: Sissy Spectatorship of Stalker Movies and the "Final Girls" Who Survive Them." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

1981

An American Werewolf in London (UK/USA: John Landis, 1981: 97 mins)



Blind Chance (Poland: Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1981: 114 mins)

Cummings, Doug. "Great Directors: Krzysztof Kieslowski." Senses of Cinema #27 (2003)

Blow Out (USA: Brian DePalma, 1981: 107 mins)



Marianne and Juliane (West Germany: Margarethe von Trotta, 1981: 106 mins)

Brockmann, Stephen. "Die bleirne Zeit (1981): Film and Terrorism." A Critical History of German Film Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2010: 382-397. [Professor has copy of the book]

Lola (West Germany: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1981: 113 mins)

Mahani, Najmeh Khalili. "Mirroring History: Fassbinder’s The BRD Trilogy." Offscreen 17.2 (February 28, 2013)

Ms 45 (USA: Abel Ferrara, 1981: 80 mins)

Met, Philippe. "Abel Ferrara: Filming (on) the Wild Side (of New York)." Senses of Cinema (September 2013)

My Dinner with Andre (USA: Louis Malle, 1981: 110 mins)

Nayman, Adam. "Beyond Words: Old Joy and My Dinner With Andre." Reverse Shot #29 (2011)

Polyester (USA: John Waters, 1981: 86 mins)

"Divine Trash (John Waters Special)." Naked Lunch #1 (December 7, 2008)

Possession (France/West Germany: Andrzej Zulawski, 1981: 127 mins)

Bird, Daniel. "The Genre Mask." Electric Sheep (July 19, 2013)

"Possession." Critis Round Up (Ongoing Archive)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (USA: Steven Spielberg, 1981: 115 mins)

Benedict, Steven. "The Techniques and Themes of Steven Spielberg." Vimeo (August 8, 2012)

1982

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (USA: Steven Spielberg, 1982: 115 mins)

Benedict, Steven. "The Techniques and Themes of Steven Spielberg." Vimeo (August 8, 2012)

Fitzcarraldo (West Germany/Peru: Werner Herzog, 1982: 158 mins)

Herzog, Werner. "Werner Herzog Talks About Madmen And Caves In Interviews From 'Fresh Air' Archives." Fresh Air (August 22, 2014)

Pink Floyd The Wall (UK: Alan Parker, 1982: 95 mins)

Barker, Jennifer Lynne. The Aesthetics of Antifascist Film: Radical Projection. Routledge, 2013. [Get through interlibrary loan]

Veronika Voss (West Germany: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1982: 104 mins)

Bingham, Adam. "Hollywood, Germany: The Longing of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Veronika Voss." Senses of Cinema #59 (2011)

Mahani, Najmeh Khalili. "Mirroring History: Fassbinder’s The BRD Trilogy." Offscreen 17.2 (February 28, 2013)

1983

First Name: Carmen (France: Jean-Luc Godard, 1983: 85 mins)

Brody, Richard. "An Exile in Paradise." The New Yorker (November 20, 2000)

L'argent (France/Switzerland: Robert Bresson, 1983: 85 mins)
Tupitsyn, Masha. "On Robert Bresson." Necessary Fiction (January 8, 2014)

Mr. Mom (USA: Stan Dragoti, 1983: 91 mins)

Cosbey, Janet. "Reel Families: The Delicate Balance of Family and Work in Film." Cinematic Sociology: Social Life in Film. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2013: 194-207. [In BCTC Library PN1995.9 S6 C543 2013]

Sans Soleil (France: Chris Marker, 1983: 100 mins)

Marshall, Colin. "Our Curious Man in Japan: Chris Marker, Sans Soleil, and films that stand for us." Quarterly Conversation (December 3, 2012)

Stone, Rob. "Between Sunrise and Sunless." Film Studies for Free (February 10, 2014)

Scarface (USA: Brian De Palma, 1983: 170 mins)

"Scarface. (1983) Brian De Palma." Filmsweep (July 27, 2011)

Sleepaway Camp (USA: Robert Hiltzik, 1983: 88 mins)

Loudermilk, A. "Last to Leave the Theater: Sissy Spectatorship of Stalker Movies and the "Final Girls" Who Survive Them." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

Three Crowns of the Sailor (France: Raoul Ruiz, 1983: 117 mins)

Doran, Sabine. "The Aesthetics of Postcolonial Cinema in Raul Ruiz's Three Crowns of the Sailor." Postcolonial Cinema Studies. ed. Sandra Ponzanesi & Marguerite Waller. NY: Routledge, 2012: 143-156. [Available in BCTC Library PN1995.9 P6 P68 2012]

1984

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai in the Eighth Dimension (USA: W.D. Richter, 1984: 103 mins)

Smalley, G. "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984)." 366 Weird Movies (May 2, 2012)

Blood Simple (USA: Joel Coen, 1984: 99 mins)

Orr, Christopher. "Blood Simple: Revisiting the lethal cunning of the filmmakers’ debut." The Atlantic (September 8, 2014)

Dune (USA: David Lynch, 1984: 137 mins)

Dawson, Mike. "Misunderstood Modern Cinema: Dune Left Field Cinema (August 5, 2009)

Flashpoint (USA: William Tannen, 1984: 94 mins)

Kiang, Jessica. "50th Anniversary: 8 JFK Assassination Films That Revisit History." The Playlist (November 20, 2013)

Full Moon In Paris (France: Eric Rohmer, 1984: 100 mins)

Klevan, Andrew. "Expressing the In-Between." LOLA (2011)

Love Streams (USA: John Cassavetes, 1984: 141 mins)

Palmer, Landon. "6 Filmmaking Tips From John Cassavettes." Film School Rejects (August 13, 2014)

Once Upon a Time in America (Italy/USA: Sergio Leone, 1984: 229 mins)

Martin, Adrian. "Euphoria and Liberating Laughter: The Cinema of Sergio Leone." Projectorhead (1997 / revised and updated July 2011)

Oliver, James. "Once Upon a Time in America - Leone creates an opera." Film Club (June 27, 2013)

The Terminator (UK/USA: James Cameron, 1984: 107 mins)

Messner, Michael A. "The Masculinity of the Governator: Muscle and Compassion in American Politics." Cinematic Sociology: Social Life in Film. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2013: 135-148. [In BCTC Library PN1995.9 S6 C543 2013]

Voyage to Cythera (Greece/Italy/UK/West Germany: Theodoros Angelopoulos, 1984: 120 mins)

Horton, Andrew. "The Greek and Balkan Spirit of Comedy During the Journeys with the Films of Theo Angelopoulos." Greek Cinema and Films About Greece (2012)

1985

Brazil (UK: Terry Gilliam, 1985: 132 mins)

James, Clive. "Terry Gilliam." Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories From History and the Arts. NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 2007: 171-179. [Professor has copy]

The Color Purple (USA: Steven Spielberg, 1985: 154 mins)

Benedict, Steven. "The Techniques and Themes of Steven Spielberg." Vimeo (August 8, 2012)

Sutherland, Jean-Anne. "Constructing Empowered Women: Cinematic Images of Power and Powerful Women." Cinematic Sociology: Social Life in Film. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2013: 149-161. [In BCTC Library PN1995.9 S6 C543 2013]

Hail Mary (France/Switzerland/UK: Jean-Luc Godard, 1985: 107 mins)

Brody, Richard. "An Exile in Paradise." The New Yorker (November 20, 2000)

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (USA/Japan: Paul Schrader, 1985: 121 mins)

Hamilton, John R. "Paul Schrader." Senses of Cinema #56 (2010)

No End (Poland: Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1985: 109 mins)

Cummings, Doug. "Great Directors: Krzysztof Kieslowski." Senses of Cinema #27 (2003)

Pale Rider (USA: Clint Eastwood, 1985: 115 mins)

McGee, Patrick. From Shane to Kill Bill: Rethinking the Western. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007.[Professor has copy]

Police Story (Hong Kong: Jackie Chan, 1985: 101 mins)

Bordwell, David. "Bond vs. Chan: Jackie shows how it’s done." Observations on Film Art." (September 15, 2010)

Ran (Japan/France: Akira Kurosawa, 1985: 162 mins)

Croce, Fernando. "Noh Exit: An appreciation of Akira Kurosawa's Ran." Moving Image Source (June 14, 2013)

Runaway Train (USA: Andrey Konchalovskiy, 1985: 111 mins)

Daseler, Graham. "La Bete Humaine: Runaway Train." Bright Lights Film Journal #76 (May 2012)

She Spent So Many Hours Under the Sun Lamp (France: Phillipe Garrel, 1985: 130 mins)

López, Cristina Álvarez and Adrian Martin. "All Tomorrow's Parties." Notebook (January 20, 2014)

Shoah (France: Claude Lanzmann, 1985: 544 mins)

Goddard, Stephen. "'So, Did You See Me?': Testimony, Memory and Re-Making Film History." LOLA #1 (2011)

Vagabond (France: Agnès Varda, 1985: 105 mins)

Hamilton-Smith, David. "Life's Incidental Character: The Films Of Agnès Varda." The Quietus (June 6, 2014)

1986

Aliens (USA: James Cameron, 1986: 137 mins)

Ager, Rob. "'The Antidote Sequel': A thematic analysis of James Cameron’s Aliens." Collative Learning (2010)

Falzon, Christopher. "Philosophy Through Film." Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (August 12, 2013)

Fatherland (Singing the Blues in Red) (UK/West Germany/France: Ken Loach, 1986: 110 mins)

Barker, Jennifer Lynne. The Aesthetics of Antifascist Film: Radical Projection. Routledge, 2013. [Get through interlibrary loan]



The Fly (Canada/USA/UK: David Cronenberg, 1986: 96 mins)

Cronenberg, David. "The Beetle and the Fly." The Paris Review (January 17, 2014)

Hannah and Her Sisters (USA: Woody Allen, 1986: 103 mins)

Hynes, Eric, et al. "New York, New York." Reverse Shot (June 15, 2011) ["Check out Reverse Shot's inaugural foray into video film criticism and the failure of video film criticism. We look at Taxi Driver, Hannah and Her Sisters, and their varying visions of New York."]

The Name of the Rose (West Germany/Italy/France: Jean-Jacques Annaud, 1986: 130 mins)

Falzon, Christopher. "Philosophy Through Film." Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (August 12, 2013)

Slaughter High (USA/UK: George Dugdale, Mark Ezra and Peter Litten, 1986: 90 mins)

Loudermilk, A. "Last to Leave the Theater: Sissy Spectatorship of Stalker Movies and the "Final Girls" Who Survive Them." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

Stand By Me (USA: Rob Reiner, 1986: 89 mins)

Condon, Emily. "The Real Kids: Thirteen and Stand By Me." Reverse Shot #29 (2011)

1987

Babette's Feast (Denmark: Gabriel Axel, 1987: 102 mins)

Greydanus, Steven D. "#10: Babette's Feast." Arts and Faith Top 100 Films (2011)

Kimmel, Michael. "Sitting in the Dark with Max: Classical Sociological Theory Through Film." Cinematic Sociology: Social Life in Film. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2013: 27-41. [In BCTC Library PN1995.9 S6 C543 2013]

Empire of the Sun (USA: Steven Spielberg, 1987: 152 mins)

Benedict, Steven. "The Techniques and Themes of Steven Spielberg." Vimeo (August 8, 2012)

The Journey (also known as Resan) (Australia/Canada/Denmark/Finland/Italy/Japan/New Zealand/Soviet Union/Sweden/Norway: Peter Watkins, 1987: 873 mins)

Sicinski, Michael. "Nuclear Nightmares, Mapped: Peter Watkins’ The Journey." Keyframe (October 25, 2014) ["Watkins’ 873-minute global documentary focuses on nuclear proliferation and unmasks why we can’t envision a better, safer world."

King Lear (USA: Jean-Luc Godard, 1987: 90 mins)

Brody, Richard. "An Exile in Paradise." The New Yorker (November 20, 2000)

Rosenbaum, Jonathan. "The Importance of Being Perverse (Godard’s KING LEAR)." (Originally published in the Chicago Reader: April 8, 1988)

The Last Emperor (China/Italy/UK/France: Bernardo Bertolucci, 1987: 163 mins)

Feinberg, Scott. "Bernardo Bertolucci, Through Trials and Travails, Maintains That Cinema 'Is Life'" The Hollywood Reporter (November 30, 2013)

Law of Desire (Spain: Pedro Almodóvar, 1987: 102 mins)

Greven, David. "Making Love While the Bullets Fly: Plata Quemada (Burnt Money), Representation, and Queer Masculinity." Bright Lights Film Journal #80 (May 2013)

Raising Arizona (USA: Joel Coen, 1987: 94 mins)

Orr, Christopher. "Raising Arizona: Come for the infant abduction, stay for the yodeling." The Atlantic (September 9, 2014)

Star Trek: The Next Generation (USA: TV Series, 1987-1998)

Stein, Atara. " Minding One's P's and Q's: Homoeroticism in Star Trek: The Next Generation." Genders #27 (1998)

Wings of Desire (West Germany/France: Wim Wenders, 1987: 128 mins)

Brockmann, Stephen. "Der Himmel über Berlin (1987): Berlin, City of Angels." A Critical History of German Film Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2010: 398-409. [Professor has copy of the book]

Withnail and I (UK: Bruce Robinson, 1987: 107 mins)

Arikan, Ali and Peter Labuza. "Withnail and I." The Cinephiliacs #7 (November 5, 2012)

1988

Akira (Japan: Katsuhiro Ohtomo, 1988: 124 mins)

Smalley, G. "Akira." 366 Weird Movies (December 11, 2013)

Alice (Czechoslovakia/Switzerland/UK/West Germany: Jan Svankmajer, 1988: 86 mins)

Smalley, G. "Alice (1988)." 366 Weird Movies (January 19, 2011)

Camp de Thiaroye (Senegal/Algeria/Tunisia: Ousmane Sembene and Thierno Faty Sow, 1988: 157 mins)

Ford, Hamish. "From Otherness 'Over There' to Virtual Presence: Camp de Thiaroye - The Battle of Algiers - Hidden. Postcolonial Cinema Studies. ed. Sandra Ponzanesi & Marguerite Waller. NY: Routledge, 2012: 63-77. [Available in BCTC Library PN1995.9 P6 P68 2012]

Damnation (Hungary: Bela Tarr, 1988: 116 mins)

Cutler, Aaron. "Multiple Vision Deciphering the isolated gazes in the films of Béla Tarr." Multiple Image Source (February 2012)

Dangerous Liaisons (USA/UK: Stephen Frears, 1988: 119 mins)

Merrick, Amy. "Living In: Dangerous Liaisons." Design Sponge (May 10, 2011)

Distant Voices, Still Lives (UK: Terence Davies, 1988: 85 mins)

Wood, Jason. "Directors of the Year: Terence Davies." International Film Guide: 2012 ed. Ian Hadyn Smith.

Hairspray (USA: John Waters, 1988: 92 mins)

"Divine Trash (John Waters Special)." Naked Lunch #1 (December 7, 2008)

Heathers (USA: Michael Lehmann, 1988: 103 mins)

Merrick, Amy. "Living In: Heathers." Design Sponge (April 26, 2011)

The Last Temptation of Christ (USA/Canada: Martin Scorsese, 1988: 164 mins)

Walter, Brian. "Love In The Time of Calvary: Romance and Family Values in Crucifixion Films." Cineaction #88 (2012)

Martin Scorsese - The Art of Silence from Tony Zhou on Vimeo.




My Neighbor Totoro (Japan: Hayao Miyazaki, 1988: 86 mins)

Hogg, Trevor. "Drawn to Anime: A Hayao Miyazaki Profile." Flickering Myth (May 26, 2010)

Patty Hearst (UK/USA: Paul Schrader, 1988: 108 mins)

Brody, Richard. "DVD of the Week: Patty Hearst." The Front Row (June 8, 2011)

Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (USA: Todd Haynes, 1988: 43 mins)

Benyo, Crystina and Sic Ric. "Naked Lunch Radio #12 – Superstar! The Todd Haynes Story." Sound on Sight (December 8, 2008)

Leyda, Julia. ""Something That Is Dangerous and Arousing and Transgressive": An Interview with Todd Haynes." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

They Live (USA: John Carpenter, 1988: 93 mins)

Marshall, Colin. "Slavoj Žižek’s Pervert’s Guide to Ideology Decodes The Dark Knight and They Live." Open Culture (September 30, 2013)

Nelson, Ray. "Eight o'Clock in the Morning." (1963 short story that inspired John Carpenter's 1988 film The Live)

Rosenbaum, Jonathan. "Liberals Kick Ass." The Chicago Reader (November 17, 1988)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (USA: Roger Zemeckis, 1988: 104 mins)

Davis, Adam. "Native images: the otherness and affectivity of the digital body." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

1989

Black Rain (Japan: Shôhei Imamura, 1989: 123 mins)

Hedges, Inez. "Amnesiac memory: Hiroshima/Nagasaki in Japanese film." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

Born on the Fourth of July (USA: Oliver Stone, 1989: 145 mins)

Labuza, Peter and Matt Zoller Seitz. "Born on the Fourth of July." The Cinephiliacs (July 29, 2012)

Lee, Kevin B. and Matt Zoller Steitz. "Arsenic and Apple Pie: Patriotism and Propaganda in Born on the Fourth of July [Oliver Stone, Part 1]." Moving Image Source (October 14, 2008)

---. "Unreliable Narratives: JFK and the Power of Counter-Myth. [Oliver Stone, Part 2]." Moving Image Source (October 15, 2008)

---. "Fear and Self-Loathing: Nixon and the Unmaking of a President [Oliver Stone, Part 3]." Moving Image Source (October 16, 2008)

---. "Empire of the Son: War and civilization in Alexander, and an epilogue on W [Oliver Stone, Part 4]." Moving Image Source (October 17, 2008)

The Decalogue (Poland: Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1989: Ten 55 minute episodes)

Greydanus, Sephen D. "#4: The Decalogue." Arts and Faith Top 100 Films (2011)

LoBrutto, Vincent. "Thematic Unity: The Decalogue." Becoming Film Literate: The Art and Craft of Motion Pictures. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2005: 98-106. [BCTC Library: PN1994 L595 2005]

Roger and Me (USA: Michael Moore, 1989: 91 mins)

Watson, Garry. "Michael Moore: A Man on a Mission or How Far a Reinvigorated Populism Can Take Us." Cineaction #70 (2006)

The Seventh Continent (Austria: Michael Haneke, 1989: 104 mins)

Dawson, Mike. "Contemporary Obscurity: The Glaciation Trilogy." Left Field Cinema (February 23, 2009)

Frey, Mattias. "Great Directors: Michael Haneke." Senses of Cinema #57 (2010)

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