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July 12, 2006

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

There's a crime that is taking place, right this very minute, right under our noses.

Somewhere in the world, there's a factory. A factory that manufactures DVDs. DVDs for public consumption.

And, on some conveyor belt in that factory, there's a DVD case. Or two. Or six thousand. Or sixty thousand.

And in those cases?

"Garfield: The Movie."

But - oh no no no! - my friends, the worst is yet to come, for this is but half of the contemptible videographic villainy. For, while these shiny-backed bastardizations of a once mildly amusing cartoon cat are cranked out with senseless abandon, the production line has yet to turn out even one disc containing a certain masterpiece of modern cinema.

A prophetic work that envisioned how important computers would be to our everyday lives, how they would help us do our work faster and better, how they would let us create our own music and movies, and how they might someday fall in love with a hot, young Virginia Madsen in the apartment upstairs.

I speak, of course, of the 1984 movie "Electric Dreams."

So, while we wait with growing impatience for Hollywood to remedy this grave injustice, I present the following to calm your tempers:

Philip Oakey and Giorgio Moroder - Together in Electric Dreams

Jeff Lynne - Video

Culture Club - Love is Love

Giorgio Moroder - The Duel

Giorgio Moroder - Madeline's Theme (played by some dude)

Hollywood, are you listening?

I wonder if I can find it on BitTorrent...

Note: You can see the movie preview here (popup).

Note 2: Yes, I can find the movie on BitTorrent.

Note 3: And, as cool as this movie was, I still think Electric Dreams was better. You know, except for the glaring lack of lightcycles.

Posted by Andy at 09:28 PM