Ingmar Bergman’s final film is about kids at Christmas, and also basically every other thing you can think of.
Tag Archives: 1982
LOSING GROUND (1982)
A very low-budget 1980s film with concerns far more esoteric than your average movie, which wouldn’t be rediscovered until decades later.
Dustin Hoffman shows women how to be a real feminist in maybe my least favorite of the AFI’s “Top 100” American movies.
E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982)
A kid and his lovable alien pal try to escape from some government scientists. I found myself rooting for the scientists.
FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH (1982)
A surprisingly down-to-earth and enjoyable movie about a bunch of 80s teens who have no idea what they’re doing.
THE THING (1982)
A classic of all-encompassing paranoia, with some of the best practical effects you’ll ever see.
A rural village in the Philippines is dragged into the modern world when a local girl claims to see a vision of the Virgin Mary.
BLADE RUNNER (1982)
This extremely atmospheric neo-noir about androids and flying cars helped revolutionize science fiction with its combination of cynicism and neon.