Miracle Mile (1988*)
Written and directed by Steve De Jarnatt
Produced by John Daly, Derek Gibson
Cinematography by Theo van de Sande
Music by Tangerine Dream
Kino Lorber Blu-ray (1:27)
(mild spoilers initially – more later)
As I mentioned in my recap of the movies I watched earlier this month, I have absolutely no recollection of Miracle Mile coming out in theaters, on cable, or on VHS. If not for Brian and Elric at Pure Cinema Podcast, I probably would’ve never seen it, so many thanks to the guys for recommending a title that has immediately become one of my favorite movies from the 80s.
If you read Part I of the August Movies Watched post, you know I just barely scratched the surface of last month’s films. Here are the rest:
The last time I wrote a “Growing Up with Movies” post, I spoke about three movies that have had a lasting impression on me, three very different films by three different directors. (Yet, oddly enough, two of them were released in 1972.) Last time, I discussed Bonnie and Clyde. In this post, I’ll discuss a movie that I saw at the previously mentioned Town Theater in Forest, MS. What makes this movie unique is the fact that I saw it on five consecutive nights (and once during the day) as a 10-year-old.
How in the world could this happen?