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Book details
  • Genre:ART
  • SubGenre:Film & Video
  • Language:English
  • Pages:394
  • eBook ISBN:9781667846835
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667846828

Yippie-Ki-Yay, I’ll Be Back, E.T. Phone Home and the 100 Most 80s Movies of the 80s

The Legacy of the 100 Films That Shaped the Greatest Decade of All Time

by Dr. Robbie King

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A comprehensive academic film criticism book and history book on the 100 most influential movies of the 1980s and the impact they had on the 1980s era.
The Terminator. E.T. Back to the Future. Die Hard. These are just some of the films that shaped the 1980s, one of the most famous eras of all time. Within the pages of this book, 80s historian and film critic Dr. Robbie King takes us by the hands deep into the world of the 1980s, showcasing not only the best movies of the period, but also the influence they had on every day life during the epoch and how they shaped the way life was lived. In here you will see the exact influence that some of the classics of the 1980s had not only on cinema, but in the world in general as well as the context upon which they were created in and why that was the case. This book is the first of its kind in the world.
About the author
Dr. Robbie King is an American film critic, avid 1980s fanatic and collector of 80s memorabilia, filmmaker, comedian, investor, clinical psychologist, former professional strongman athlete, nature photographer, and serial entrepreneur. He has previously published self-help books, psychology books, short story books, sports biography books, and has published numerous articles in world renowned magazines such as Men's Health, Women's Health and Runner's World. In 2015 he won the International Psychoanalytic Studies Organization worldwide writing award. He is an avid outdoorsman and lives in Kissimmee, Florida.