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Xanadu (1980)

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Xanadu was about a guy who makes a painting on a wall come to life and the painting is made of these girls. The guy falls in love with one of them until she has to go back to being a painting and he tries to follow her into the painting to bring her back... but she isn't allowed out of the painting.


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Faberge Xanadu Last post by remember
09 June 2009

Do You Remember Xanadu?

Do You Remember Xanadu?

  • Anonymous user
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    The movie that killed Olivia Newton John's career. Olivia plays one of the Greek Muses, who helps a struggling musician achieve his dreams. Predictably, she falls in love with him and there follows much angst regarding the future of their relationship -- her being essentially immortal whereas he's not. Abysmal acting, hideous clothes, gut-wrenchingly bad dialogue, but some great music courtesy of Olivia and ELO. File under "guilty pleasure".
    • Anonymous user
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      The singles and soundtrack were huge hits, and she went on to record Physical, the top-selling single of the 80s, and a multi-platinum album. Two more million-sellers, and three top 5 and one top 20 hit came between Xanadu in 1980 and Soul Kiss In 1985. So it hardly ‘killed’ her career...