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THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE EIGHTIES: #22

By John H. Foote 22. ORDINARY PEOPLE (1980) Sorry Alan, but I believe 21 films are stronger than Ordinary People, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay. It was the debut film of Robert Redford as a director, adapted from a best-selling novel by Judith…

THE GREATEST AMERICAN FILMS OF THE EIGHTIES: #29

By John H. Foote 29. MOSCOW ON THE HUDSON (1984) This gentle love story between two people, countries and their ways of life as they integrate into America was directed by Paul Mazursky, who gave audiences the superb An Unmarried Woman (1978) and eventually Enemies – A Love Story (1989). For me, Mazursky knocked it…