May 18, 2015 at 7:05AM, Edited May 18, 7:06AM
"Films made in the 1980s are sometimes dismissed as cheesy and without artistic merit.
But Hadley Freeman credits films made in this era for teaching her “more about life than any library or teacher ever would”.
Dirty Dancing is about much more than “Patrick Swayze writhing around”, says the Guardian columnist and author of Life Moves Pretty Fast.
“It’s about feminism, the importance of having legality of abortion and it’s about female sexuality,” she says."
Interesting and she credits the 80's as the last era to have the big film studios owned by people who actually know about films.