REVIEW: 1985 [2018]

“Will you wait for me if you go first?” There’s a lot to like emotionally about Yen Tan‘s 1985 and some things to be desired in execution. It’s a period piece focused upon a conservative Texas family with military man father who sees his differences from his own “tough” Dad as potential weaknesses, a loving housewife mother recently finding the courage to break from her husband’s flawed political and religious zealotry, and two sons carving an identity for themselves despite a volatile environment wholly non-conducive to their wants and desires.…

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