There are two albums that must have been produced by the same person titled: "Valerie and Friends", and "Futurecop! presents: We are the Future", which are, from the sound of them, near perfect homages to 80's Sci Fi action and fantasy movie soundtracks.
The Anoraak song, Long Distance Hearts is spot on classic John Carpenter.
Also, I love Weird Science, but whomever put that video together got the 80's reference, but didn't understand the tonal difference between that movie (or more specifically, this sequence) and this song. I would have paired it with something more intense or less well known, like Trancers or Night of the Comet.