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Map: Particle Suspension Concentrations in Detroit 1974 - 1981

This map was included in the 1982 environmental impact statement for the Near East Riverfront, which I believe was in part only just redeveloped as “Orleans Landing.” 45 more words


Cheerful Wind (風兒踢踏踩, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 1982)

A leading figure of the New Taiwan Cinema movement, Hou Hsiao-Hsien has sometimes been regarded as difficult or inaccessible but there has always been a kind of playfulness in his wistful romanticism and it is not perhaps as surprising as it might first seem to realise that like many directors of his generation he began his career with a series of idol movies starring top Hong Kong star Kenny Bee. 818 more words


Life Is Cheap When The Bounty Is High

There’s nothing here that’s even remotely reminiscent of the 80s. All of these debuts from 1980 up to 1983 could have easily been released in 1979. 792 more words

The T.E. Lawrence Poems by Gwendolyn MacEwan (1982)

A collection of poems in which MacEwan takes on the persona of Lawrence of Arabia. Although the subject is Lawrence, MacEwan is present in every poem, the poet and subject merging into a perfect singular. 70 more words

Book Review

Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger


It’s the eye of the tiger
It’s the thrill of the fight
Rising up to the challenge of our rival
And the last known survivor… 16 more words


Ennio Morricone - White Dog

White Dog is a 1982 American drama film, which Samuel Fuller directed from a screenplay he and Curtis Hanson had dramatized, which, in turn, they based on Romain Gary’s 1970 novel of the same name. 395 more words


Legend - Frontline (Review)

Try as they might, Jersey’s Legend just couldn’t rise above the myriads of NWOBHM bands all competing for attention during the early 80s. It didn’t help that they were stuck out in the Channel Islands, removed from the scene’s industry hotspots and gigging circuit. 220 more words