Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The Soto List: 1980 Edition



Today is my motherfucking birthday!! So to celebrate, I thought I'd go to wikipedia and look up all the movies that came out the year of my birth and compile a list of my favorites! That should be easy, right?

Airplane! and The Blues Brothers-1980 was a good year for comedy it seems.

Cannibal Holocaust-I feel weird putting this on a list of "favorites" but it's an interesting watch and I think it needs to be seen at least once just purely for the history of the film.

The Changeling-Great atmospheric film with George C. Scott. You will need patience with it though.

The Fog-I've only seen this once, after not sleeping for 18 hours and through a hangover, and I liked it. I will have to watch it again with a clear head.

Friday the 13th-Duh.

The Pumaman-Yes! This movie is so awful that it's hilarious. Best MST3K episode in my opinion.

The Shining-This movie seems older than 1980, but that's probably cause they spent 20 years filming the damn thing. OH! Speaking of...


Empire Strikes Back-How awesome for the world that not only was I born but this movie came out the same year? Crazy, huh?

Stir Crazy-Often under looked comedic gem from Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor. If you haven't seen it yet, you should. NOW!

Superman 2-Easily the best Superman movie ever! KNEEL BEFORE ZOD!

Used Cars-Another underrated comedy starring Kurt Russell as a used car salesman. There's a crazy plot which is hard to describe, just do yourself a favor and check it out.

Finally, just for shits and gigs, here's a group of people the same age as me:

Zooey Deschanel
Christina Ricci
Kristen Bell
Macaulay Culkin
Michelle Williams
Jake Gyllenhaal
Anna Chlumsky

And finally...Ryan Gosling.

Hey girl...
-Jason

4 comments:

Dave Enkosky said...

Cool, 1980 was my birth year as well. Some great movies came out that year.

The Movie Waffler said...

I added this to the "Year I Made Contact" blogathon. You can see the rest at http://moviewaffle.blogspot.ie/p/year-i-made-contact.html

Mettel Ray said...

Hihi. Ricci was born on the same DAY as me.

Murtaza Ali said...

Nice post! I must say that 1980 is a really cool year to be born in :-)