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#647: Blade Runner / Top 5 Films of 1982


Attack ships on fire, glittering c-beams, an alien in a bike's basket passing over a full moon. We've seen some things, too, Roy Batty. The Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips joins Adam and Josh for a Sacred Cow review of Ridley Scott's seminal sci-fi noir (we chose THE FINAL CUT," if you're curious) and the Top 5 Films of 1982. Plus, listeners weigh in on our '82 Death Match - Blade Runner vs E.T. - and Michael recalls seeing "An Officer and a Gentleman" with his college girlfriend (and her grandparents).

This episode of Filmspotting is sponsored by MUBI.

0:00-1:51 - Billboard
1:51-37:43 - Sacred Cow: "Blade Runner"
"End Credits", Vangelis (Blade Runner)
38:42-39:32 - Donations
39:32-45:10 - Brickspotting: "Lemon," "Brigsby Bear"
45:10-55:38 - Next week / Argentine Marathon / Listener Feedback
55:38-1:03:54 - Polls ("Blade Runner" v "E.T.")
1:03:54-1:20:28 - Top 5: Films of 1982
"Up Where We Belong," Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
1:21:23-2:00:20 - Top 5 cont.
2:00:20-2:06:07 - Close / Hot Mics  


- Josh's Top 10 of 1982 list on Letterboxd

- Represent interview with Lemon's Janicza Bravo

- Adam's full 1982 list on Letterboxd

- Michael's "Where were you in '82" 

- "Why 1982 was the best year in film history"

- Adam talks "Garp" on The Cinephiliacs

- Darren Aronofsky's familier Mother! poster

Listen to our Sacred Cow discussion of "Close Encounters" with Michael Phillips below.


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