"Forget everything you've just heard, and go back to sleep."
Tangerine Dream. Sunsets over the horizon. Box televisions. Crazy outfits. Synthpop. Group aerobics with neon costumes. All-night diners by the side of the road. VHS. Helipads on the top of skyscrapers. The threat of nuclear war from Russia.
These are all in Miracle Mile. These are all synonymous with the 1980s. Why are these important? Allow me to continue.
Miracle Mile is, most likely, not just one of the best films of the '80s. It is most likely one of the best films of all time. It's a beautiful, romantic story combined with a sense of nuclear paranoia and borderline sci-fi elements that attempts to keep the glass half-full even…