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 1 Blue Lagoon: The Awakening  -  M Salomon, J Newsome, E Bross
Best With Indiana
     For fans ov Indiana Evans this is a real treat for 100 days - Watch on YouTube Movies
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 2 Mulholand Drive  -  David Lynch
Best Welcome To Hollywood
     Everyone wants to be a movie star - welcome to the unhinged side - it's all ok or is it
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 3 Electric Dreams  -  Steve Barron
Best Rogue Computer
     Comedy - his AI computer get's into the phone network and does things to him - bad things
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 4 Dredd  -  Pete Travis
Best Wack Future Soundtrack
     Soundtrack very dark future bleak match to the movie - way dystopia
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 5 100 Bloody Acres  -  Colin Cairnes & Cameron Cairnes
Best Blood and Bone Machine
     Wacko blood thirsty bushy b-grade star - may succeed in making you feel sick
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 6 Kill Your Darlings (2013)  -  John Krokidas
Best Cause and Effect
     Beat generation came from here - Ginsberg, Burroughs and Kerouac and tragedy
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 7 My Week With Marilyn  -  Simon Curtis
Best Film About Marilyn
     Michelle does such an excellent wonderful part , it seems to actually be Marilyn
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 8 New Rose Hotel  -  Abel Ferrara
Best New Rose
     Cyberpunk movie based on a story by William Gibson - keeps coming up - worth a look at
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 9 Blade Runner 2049  -  Denis Villeneuve
Best Home
     Wack future, soundtrack, scenery, vehicles & ott girlfriend - rad story out there
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 10 We Steal Secrets: The Story Of Wikileaks  -  Alex Gibney
Best Maybe Story
     May be close may be way way off - who cares - it's about Julian and his hack job
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 11 Darkest Hour  -  Joe Wright
Best Winston Churchill
     Ott all the way with Winston Churchill leading England - with alcohol and good food
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 12 La La Land  -  Damien Chazelle
Best Hollywood
     Ultra low impact idylic Hollywood and just so sweet - a surprisingly outstanding Musical
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 13 The Last Picture Show (1971)  -  Peter Bogdanovich
Best Nude Pool Party
     Existance will exist & people try to be people - makes sense - does it - so they do something
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 14 Chappie  -  Neil Blomkamp
Best In Bed With A Robot
     Out ov the blue, robots that think with Die Antwoord as the rebel team/music - arthouse
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 15 Ted  -  Seth MacFarlane
Best Wack Teddy Bear
     Dope, chics, beer, jokes, fame, more dope, more beer, more jokes - way wacko & funny
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 16 Midnight Express (1978)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Jail Visit
     Drug shipment gone wrong, bleak destitute jail in a strange foreign land
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 17 The Stone Roses: Made of Stone  -  Shane Meadows
Best Stone
     Great look at The Stone Roses and their Resurection Tour / concerts - featuring their music
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 18 Midsummer Nights Dream (1999)  -  Michael Hoffman
Best Garden
     Great to see how the goddess and the devils all get along in the garden
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 19 A Quiet Place  -  John Kransinski
Best Silence
     They can't see - however they can hear - exceedingly well - Alien Future - rad
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 20 Bowfinger  -  Frank Oz
Best Surprise Aliens
     Very funny and one ott scene - like he's really really scared ov aliens man
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 21 Inside Llewyn Davis  -  Joel Cohen & Ehtan Cohen
Best Gaslight
     Arthouse arts staying in the arthouse arts singing & playing folk songs - gritty
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 22 American Hustle (2013)  -  David O Russel
Best Hustle
     Gritty paced rad sly underhand great arthouse double flipper
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 23 Chopper  -  Andrew Dominik
Best Bad Person
     Eric Bana (comedian) does a fine Chopper - the life and times ov badness
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 24 Crooked House  -  Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Best Detective
     Charming mix ov fun investigating stuff - is there a solution - we shall see
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 25 Terminator Genisys  -  Alan Taylor
Best Role Reversal
     Rad and bad with Daenerys (Emilia) - note: the quantum leap machine does'nt take clothing
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 26 Amadeus (1984)  -  Milo Forman
Best Harpsicord
     Great seeing Mozart playing and performing, he loved making it a comedy as well
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 27 Howl  -  Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman
Best Poem
     Key ov the the Beat Generation, a poem by Allen Ginsberg - read full length ov the movie
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 28 The Social Network  -  David Fincher
Best Face Value
     Facebook, the minute he made it, snakes were all law suits for speaking a few words
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 29 The Fan  -  Tony Scott
Best Fan
     Totally wack fame and dealing with fans - one in particular - ott
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 30 Angel Heart  -  Alan Parker
Best Devil
     The Devil goes to Georgia, dark, moody, sensual, rad
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 31 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri  -  Martin McDonagh
Best Billboards
     Strange that is was very good and won a lot ov awards - not what you may expect
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 32 Mission: Impossible – Fallout  -  Cristopher McQuarrie
Best Helicopter Crash
     Tom Cruise does'nt appear to be ageing at all - good spy stuff with ott helicpoter tangles
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 33 Spaceballs  -  Mel Brooks
Best Evil Overlord
     See Dark Helmet and one ov the funiest scenes ever
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 34 The Disaster Artist (2017)  -  James Franco
Best Film About The Worst Film
     Life making 'The Room (written by it's disabled star) - the best 'worst movie' ever
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 35 Hell or High Water  -  David Mackenzie
Best Cowboy Hats
     Fashion needs cowboy hats - it's not everyday Space Captains turn Bank Robber & he's pretty
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 36 Transformers: Dark Of The Moon  -  Michael Bay
Best Apocalyptic Couture
     Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Haute Couture for a Transformer Apocalypse - out there
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 37 Mistress America  -  Noah Baumbach
Best Charming & Busy
     NY life for some is all doing things constantly - many things - a lot - and being charming
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 38 Mary Magdalene  -  Garth Davis
Best Mary
     Joaquin Phoenix is Jesus
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 39 The Boat That Rocked  -  Richard Curtis
Best 60's Pirate Radio
     Surprisingly rad version ov 60's pirate radio in London - great music
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 40 Sid And Nancy  -  Alex Cox
Best Sid
     Great story albeit not quite true featuring Sid in his last days
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 41 Escape from New York  -  John Carpenter
Best Island Maelström
     Rad dark bleak desperate out there type happenings as Manhattan Island jail
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 42 Get Smart (2008)  -  Peter Segal
Best Cone Ov Silence
     Total surprise one ov the funniest, Max and 99 are rad, with some celebration
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 43 Hackers  -  Iain Softley
Best Phone Calls
     Vibrant got all the call codes tech and fast with early Angelina Jolie
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 44 Last Days in the Desert  -  Rodrigo Garcia
Best Devil You Know
     Jesus & The Devil (both Ewan McGregor) - makes you wonder who's running this show
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 45 54  -  Mark Christopher
Best 70's Club
     All the traits ov a great NY club - Studio 54 - glamorous, pretty, rad, door-people, had it all
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 46 BlacKkKlansman  -  Spike Lee
Best Afro
     Out there apparently derived from a true story - the 70's movie itself is very good
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 47 This Is Spinal Tap  -  Rob Reiner
Best Love Stick
     Ott parody ov rock bands & their 'tour', the music & stage, it's all there - or is it - unseen
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 48 Morgan (2016)  -  Luke Scott
Best Cyber Gene
     Genetics and humans - a dangerous mix - what have they done - gone rogue
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 49 Barry Lyndon  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Adventure
     Said to be one ov Kubrick's finest & most spectacular
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 50 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Mirror
     Climb to the top and jump to your death or the Devil get's your soul - one way or the other
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 51 Lost in Space  -  Stephen Hopkins
Best Space Chics
     Space chics - rubber outfits (specially moulded) - is there a story - it's in the moulding
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 52 Terminator Salvation  -  McG
Best Machine Takeover
     Wack dystopian Arnie future cyber superweb (Skynet) mechanized rule & war - rad
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 53 Cosmopolis  -  David Cronenberg
Best Limo Ride
     Dystopian to say the least - life perceived by Robert in the limo right in the thick ov things
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 54 Vicky Christina Barcelona  -  Woody Allen
Best Holiday In Barcelona
     Feat. Scarlett Johansson - easygoing and sensual film with an artsist's temperament
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 55 The Birdcage  -  Mike Nichols
Best Sunset Club
     Outrageous camp fun frolick unforgettable beachside club in paradise - memory embed
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 56 They Live  -  John Carpenter
Best Propaganda
     Source: 'OBEY' used with 'André the Giant' in Shepard Fairey Russian based Art/Propaganda
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 57 Tulip Fever  -  Justin Chadwick
Best Hollywood Pose
     Alicia Vikander is divine in this with Dane DeHaan as the tulips go crazy - as they do
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 58 Kalifornia  -  Dominic Sena
Best Ride
     Brad over the top killer bad bad bad and Juliet rad extreme dark bleak
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 59 God Help The Girl  -  Stuart Murdoch
Best Out The Window
     Gentle escape now and then from the 'Luney Bin', friends making music, the joy ov living
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 60 Un Chien Andalou (1929)  -  Louis Buñuel
Best Freudian Free Association
     French Surrealist Cinema - David Bowie featured this film on his 'Station to Station' tour
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 61 Dogs In Space  -  Richard Lowenstein
Best Bohemian Layabout Musos
     Students to rock stars drugs music haywire collapse and ov course the performance
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 62 Green Room (2015)  -  Jeremy Soulnier
Best Band Room
     Punk, rad, music industry gig when things go wrong, then get even worse
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 63 Logan's Run  -  Michael Anderson
Best Dystopian Break
     Eerie wacko pleasure filled Utopia with just one catch, and what happens going beyond it
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 64 T2 Trainspotting  -  Danny Boyle
Best Coat Hanger Job
     Very enjoyable - people just living the best way they can - rad style - out there
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 65 Reservoir Dogs  -  Quentin Tarantino
Best Arthouse Gangsters
     Very grainy Arthouse gang stuff - a robbery that does'nt quite go as planned - that'd be right
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 66 Dirty Harry  -  Don Siegel
Best Dirt
     Extreme un-western with Clint Eastwood - mad bad and rad (if you feel lucky)
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 67 Grace ov Monaco  -  Oliver Dahan
Best Performance ov Her Life
     Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III - very moving - task - save their country - (fictional)
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 68 Camille (1936)  -  George Cukor
Best Swoon
     Oscar best actress in a leading role, Greta Garbo; 1938
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 69 The Double (2013)  -  Richard Ayoade
Best Bleak Shift
     Rad dark bleak nowhere somewhere sparse wacko out there ott
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 70 Suburbicon  -  George Clooney
Best Decent into the Maelström
     Where people help each other, attend your home for assistance & really love their neigborhood
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 71 Things To Come (1936)  -  William Cameron Menzies
Best Fascist Regime
     Wings over the world, based in Basra, southern Iraq, from where a new civilisation begins
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 72 The Hunger Games  -  Gary Ross
Best Dystopian Life
     Reminds ov Rollerball so wacko dystopian future with a yearly battle to keep entropy happy
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 73 Wild Wild West  -  Barry Sonnenfeld
Best Spider
     Way wacko steam punk gone crazy with the penultimate giant desert spider
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 74 Lovelace  -  Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman
Best 'Actress'
     Amanda Seyfried is a great Linda Lovelace - historic time in the 'movie' industry
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 75 Lawnmower Man  -  Brett Leonard
Best Cyber Grass
     That's what he was - now he's part ov the machine - in the computer reality - wack
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 76 Unfriended  -  Tim Bekmambetov, Jason Blum, Nelson Greaves
Best Horror Computer
     Aka 'Cybernatural' - Social Media goes terribly wrong - great - especially for computer geeks
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 77 Good Vibrations  -  Lisa Barros D'Sa & Glen Layburn
Best Belfast Record Shop
     Music industry film - Set up a record shop & recorded early punk bands in Belfast - historic
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 78 The Gospel According to André  -  Kate Novack
Best Love Affair With Fashion
     Just loves it all so much - living the love affair
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 79 The Killer Inside Me  -  Michael Winterbottom
Best Wack Psycho Smalltown
     Way wack psycho stuff with a smalltown mid-west exterior veneer
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 80 Brüno  -  Larry Charles
Best Velcro Suit
     Babys familiar with antiquated heavy machinery, fashion, TV, outrageous - rad and rad
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 81 The Wicker Man (1973)  -  Robin Hardy
Best Liars
     Well they just need their crops don't they - horrifying - and they we're so friendly
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 82 The Fifth Element  -  Luc Besson
Best Cyber Taxis
     Future ultramodern rad extreme city Milla being rad as ever
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 83 A Royal Night Out  -  Julian Jarrold
Best Night Out Incognito
     A grande time ov fun and frolick as sweetheart human beings - when all celebrated
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 84 Last Days (2005)  -  Gus Van Sant
Best Kurt
     Last days ov Kurt Cobain in the countryside - bleak and bare - extremely good
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 85 No Country for Old Men  -  Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
Best Cat and Mouse
     Arthouse style gritty modern 'out west' psychopath with a reason to be crazy
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 86 Delicatessen  -  Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Best Vivid
     Dark arthouse black macabre
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 87 Bad Times at the El Royale  -  Drew Goddard
Best Bad Things
     Truly bad - unbelievable how bad these people in hotel rooms really are - ott great
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 88 The Drop  -  Michaël R. Roskam
Best Drop
     James Gandolfini runs a bar owned by the Chechnyan mafia - need we say more
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 89 The Truman Show  -  Peter Weir
Best Alt Reality
     Hits a chord with radmaximus - way deep - part based on principles ov The Messiah
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 90 The Internship  -  Shaun Levy
Best Net House
     Google - why they lead and others are way way behind - fun fun fun and then some fun
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 91 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society  -  Mike Newell
Best Books
     Just divine the get togethers that happen, and the people you meet
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 92 Banksy Does New York  -  Chris Mourkarbel
Best 30 Days ov Street Art
     Ott undergound surfaced expression - 'The World as Art' each ov 30 days - hopefully
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 93 Sleepy Hollow  -  Tim Burton
Best Dark Forrest
     Great costumes and drama in the dark woods with Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci
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 94 Micmacs  -  Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Best Night Visit
     Full on wacko arthouse with one rad scene completely away from the movie
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 95 The Doors (1991)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Desert Storm
     Jim Morrison & The Doors - the film - the highlights - great insight - on acid
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 96 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets  -  Luc Besson
Best Space Pilot
     Cara Delevingne takes the lead and holds it - really good effort - Dane is a delight
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 97 American Beauty  -  Sam Mendes
Best Sleepover
     Sensual to say the least - very memorable, has that certain je ne sais quoi
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 98 American Made  -  Doug Liman
Best Fancy Pilot
     Tom Cruise gets everybody wanting him to delver stuff - and he does - ott
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 99 All This Mayhem  -  Eddie Martin
Best Skater Peak
     Out there - World Champion - the waves man - oh the waves
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 100 Pans Labyrinth (2006)  -  Guillermo Del Toro
Best Drop Ov Blood
     Mytholigcal - beware the 'Table ov Abundance' - they just need a drop ov blood
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 101 Oasis: Supersonic  -  Mat Whitecross & Asif Kapadia
Best Champagne Supernova
     Oasis - the story of the rise & rise ov the band & their memorable songs
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 102 Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy  -  Rob Heydon
Best Raver Dealer
     So many many times had great partys pills people paradise oblivion maelström
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 103 Johnny Suede  -  Tom Dicillo
Best Quiff
     Great styling simple plot - Brad in the best sweetheart movie
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 104 True Stories  -  David Byrne
Best Wack Cowboy Hat
     Cult classic for 'Talking Heads' - recommended by 'Yen' mag - may have acid induced parts
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 105 Red Sparrow  -  Francis Lawrence
Best Double / Double Agent
     Spies on spies trained and ready - out there in Russia - may be disturbing for some
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 106 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace  -  Stephen Hopkins
Best Alien Queen
     Alien trade, council, queen, war - has some very key æon ingredients
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 107 Pompeii  -  Paul W. S. Anderson
Best City Beside Volcano
     Great look at what life was like in Pompeii and how the story actually went - different
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 108 Batman and Robin (1997)  -  Joel Schumacher
Best Rubber Coated Batgirl
     Alicia in rubber mmmm.... worth seeing just for the fetish material
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 109 Bagdad Café  -  Percy Adlon
Best Bleak Cafe
     Rad, bleak, dusty, desert and somehow very arthouse
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 110 Down By Law  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Jail Escape
     Dark murky bleak lonely desperate rad and bad
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 111 The Loved Ones  -  Sean Byrne
Best Labotomy
     Just way too much like dark unexpected surreal while being homely horror date
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 112 Taxi Driver  -  Martin Scorsese
Best Taxi
     Out there ott over the edge rescue gone wrong helper gone mad
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 113 Robot & Frank  -  Jack Schreier
Best File Not Found
     Funny dry humor with just the sweetest robot - and so bad
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 114 Jumunji  -  Joe Johnston
Best Lost Paradise
     Out there - what is real - where is real - gives understanding ov this 'public term'
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 115 Jobs  -  Joshua Michael Stern
Best Apple
     All about Apple Computer aka Steve Jobs aka no longer CEO aka making another computer
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 116 Clockwork Orange  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Ultraviolence
     Ultraviolent, dark, rad, extreme, Beethoven
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 117 Straight Outta Compton  -  F. Gary Gray
Best Spoken Word
     Life in the ghetto has the alternative to get into music - their own way - rad extreme great
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 118 Withnail and I  -  Bruce Robinson
Best Short Holiday
     Uni holiday in the country, the Candyman, makeup, rad, memorable
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 119 Life Stinks  -  Mel Brooks
Best Homeless Rich Guy
     Not as easy as it may seem Penthouse to Pavement then trying Pavement to Penthouse
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 120 Metropolis (1927)  -  Fritz Lang
Best Silent Movie
     Futuristic extreme overdone macabre way ahead prophecy (off reality - right octive)
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 121 Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)  -  Sam Taylor-Johnson
Best Saucy
     It's a bit saucy - great to see some humans going at it - the old S&M routine - rad
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 122 Rubber (2010)  -  Quentin Dupieux
Best Tyre
     Out there - chases people around and they explode spontaniously when it gets excited
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 123 I Robot  -  Alex Proyas
Best Evil Robot Overlord
     The future - robots everywhere - 3 laws - entropic malfunction - all goes wacko
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 124 King of Thorn  -  Kazuyoshi Katayama
Best New World Order
     Animation new age Medusa hits, people turn to stone, attempt to decipher and live prophecy
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 125 This Must Be the Place  -  Paolo Sorrentino
Best Retired Goth Rock Star
     Great character to every detail superb, just so good, best this year
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