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April 20, 2012



I don't know where Madonna went wrong, I used to love her during that era. A Certain Sacrifice is her actual first movie that was also filmed in the village. It's a crap movie but worth watching for glimpses of NYC in that time period.


D.S.S. One of my all-time favorites. Richard Edson also made a great cameo. And Susan trades her jacket for a pair of boots in Love Saves the Day. Sushi ... I cooked it up, it tasted just like fish. RIP Rockets Redglare!

James Taylor

I remember thinking this was a very cool movie when I first saw it, and one that perfectly summed up the vibe of downtown New York in the eighties. The last scene was actually shot at the Bleecker Street Cinema (I believe The SoHo Memory Project wrote about this). I often think of it in the same vein as "After Hours" (maybe also because Rosanna Arquette's in both).

Madonna's mere presence has perhaps caused it to be underappreciated over time. Hard to remember today, but Ms. Ciccone was once a very cool woman and a staunch defender of anti-establishment sentiments. I can never bring myself to delete "Into The Groove" from my iPod.

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