Welcome to our final entry for 1989… and our final 80s movie of the 30Something Movie Podcast! It’s bittersweet ending to the decade we love so much, but in many ways this is the perfect movie to end it with. As we have moved from the teen movies of the 80s and are “graduating” to the 90s, this movie feels like an 80s teen movie that’s “growing up.”
John Cusack, Ione Skye and John Mahoney star in Say Anything.
It was either going to be called “Dangerous Tourists” or “Accidental Liaisons.” Either way, it seemed to work. This week we travel from the mundane day-to-day of a grief-stricken travel writer all the way to the vicious manipulations of the French court in the 18th century. Did we fall in love with these quirky movies or did heads roll?