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January 10, 2018

If for some reason you’re interested in what the world was like in 1983, you could do worse than look at movies.

I mean, you could do better. But movies are interesting.

That was the year of “The Big Chill,” and “Risky Business.” “Terms of Endearment” blew everyone else out of the water, including “Return of the Jedi,” “Trading Places,” and “Mr. Mom,” but it was still an impressive group effort. Stars were born, or at least confirmed, in 1983, among them Tom Cruise.

Then there was “War Games,” with Matthew Broderick. Much beloved by teenage 1980s computer ge...

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