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 1 Mood Indigo  -  Michel Gondry
Best Ringing Ov The Bell
     Wack French arthouse complete with cloud chairs, sunshine and rain (at the same time)
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 2 Zombieland  -  Ruben Fleischer
Best Indiscriminate Killing
     Really great for blowing zombies to bits with shotguns and Bill Murray does a great zombie
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 3 Less Than Zero  -  Marek Kanievska
Best Maelström
     Down down way way down to Oblivion - with style - rad over the edge great
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 4 Baywatch (2017)  -  Seth Gordon
Best New Person
     We liked it, it had stuff and funny parts and things, a story sort ov - lots ov fun & reminisce
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 5 Velvet Goldmine  -  Todd Haynes
Best Glam Rock
     Great fashion - including the best 30 seconds ov film ever - rad, vivid, wild and free
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 6 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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 7 Plan 9 from Outer Space  -  Ed Wood
Best Wacko Space Crew
     Exceedingly bad - so bad it's a true Cult Classic - wacko everything as Ed Wood does
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 8 Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)  -  George Miller
Best Dystopian Desert
     Non stop gritty war on the run with cyber desert vehicles ov dark pre-Valhalla
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 9 This Is the End  -  Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
Best Apocalypse Party
     Party at the end ov the road ov civilisation - rad exteme funny and altogether possible
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 10 Bohemian Rhapsody  -  Bryan Singer
Best Sheer Fame
     Outstanding movie ov Freddie Mercury's life with Queen - quite overwhelming direct to fame
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 11 The Riot Club  -  Lone Scherfig
Best Oxford Club
     Aristocratic Oxford 10 - hedonism - dinner - partys - raucous behavior - all the best stuff
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 12 True Romance  -  Quentin Tarantino
Best Art Suitcase
     Quite a find - the chic and the stuff - let's go to the retro - great fun - lookout
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 13 Paper Towns  -  Jake Schreier
Best Paper Life
     Cara Delevingne does great - with a fascination for maps - as you do
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 14 The Birdcage  -  Mike Nichols
Best Sunset Club
     Outrageous camp fun frolick unforgettable beachside club in paradise - memory embed
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 15 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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 16 The Great Gatsby (2013)  -  Baz Luhrmann
Best Party Guy
     Gatsby has partys and everyone goes - great cars and great sets - grand
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 17 Red Riding Hood (2011)  -  Catherine Hardwicke
Best Cape
     Amanda Seyfried - excellent - 'Red Riding Hood' & the let's not forget 'The Wolf'
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 18 Best F(r)iends (2017)  -  Justin MacGregor
Best Gold Collector
     Tommy Wiseau & Greg Sestero (both from 'The Room') star in this truly gritty arty raw film
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 19 24 Hour Party People  -  Michael Winterbottom
Best Madchester
     Great warehouse recording studio club aka 'The Haçienda' Rave HQ
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 20 American Beauty  -  Sam Mendes
Best Sleepover
     Sensual to say the least - very memorable, has that certain je ne sais quoi
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 21 The Neon Demon  -  Nicolas Winding Refn
Best LA Modeling Scene
     Outrageous, slow, dark, vivid, subdued, Alt, Great Clubland, unreal, experimental, we liked it
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 22 The Happening  -  M. Night Shyamalan
Best Enemy Within
     Prophecy - natural ground, global-sharing - group objection & sameness causes 'will to die'
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 23 V/H/S/2  -  Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard & others
Best Phone Movie
     Apparently made on phones, remote cams, computer cams etc - dark, rad & wack
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 24 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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 25 Looper  -  Rian Johnson
Best Gritty Future
     Outstanding dystopian future sets - rad - and farm time with Emily
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 26 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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 27 Metropolis (1927)  -  Fritz Lang
Best Silent Movie
     Futuristic extreme overdone macabre way ahead prophecy (off reality - right octive)
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 28 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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 29 Alphaville  -  Jean-Luc Godard
Best Dance Ov The Elixir
     Wack old style futuristic off world city with points ov prophecy running wild
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 30 Sicario (2015)  -  Denis Villeneuve
Best Border Crossing
     Mexico is dystopia flat out man - and the CIA wanna know - in - out - underneath
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 31 Inherent Vice  -  Paul Thomas Andeson
Best Stoner PI
     Arthouse stoner abstract chics and general type fun happenings
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 32 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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 33 Stone Bros.  -  Richard Frankland
Best Gunja Road Trip
     Very funny all the way rad stoner type times - "made on dope"
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 34 The Doors (1991)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Desert Storm
     Jim Morrison & The Doors - the film - the highlights - great insight - on acid
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 35 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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 36 A Quiet Place  -  John Kransinski
Best Silence
     They can't see - however they can hear - exceedingly well - Alien Future - rad
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 37 The Spirit  -  Frank Miller
Best Comic Book Style
     Very arty done as comics look, bleak rad chics very different
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 38 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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 39 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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 40 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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 41 The Fifth Element  -  Luc Besson
Best Cyber Taxis
     Future ultramodern rad extreme city Milla being rad as ever
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 42 The Interview (2014)  -  Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Best Car Garage
     It's not easy handling 24 million people, we can only try, just as long as we enjoy ourselves
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 43 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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 44 The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle  -  Julien Temple
Best Ronnie Biggs
     Featuring Ronnie, the Pistols on the Thames, Malcolm and all the stuff
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 45 The Love Guru  -  Marco Schnabel
Best Hollywood Shaman
     Mike Myers at his love guru best - a true public shaman with his people
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 46 Mary Magdalene  -  Garth Davis
Best Mary
     Joaquin Phoenix is Jesus
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 47 Alice Through The Looking Glass (2016)  -  James Bobin
Best Time Out
     Things go a bit wacko - time is not neccessarily on their side - Johnny Depp is great
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 48 Dorian Gray (2009)  -  Oliver Parker
Best Portrait
     An 'Art Deal' with Mephisto and a steady 'Decent into the Maelström' begins
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 49 Café Society (2016)  -  Woody Allen
Best Couple ov Sweethearts
     Great LA & NY sets, slow, set in the 30's Movieland and club/café land, sweet in it's chaos
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 50 All Eyez on Me  -  Benny Boom
Best Eyez
     Tupac Shakur - The Best song to ever come out ov California - now 'The Standard' - his life
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 51 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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 52 Wild Things  -  John Mcnaughton
Best Carwash
     Bad chics bad guys just bad bad bad and just so great
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 53 Nosferatu  -  F.W. Murnau
Best Creepy Walk
     Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent's wife.
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 54 Blow  -  Ted Demme
Best Sunnies
     Cocain and more cocain - don't cross them - on the run - from who
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 55 2001: A Space Odyssey  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best On Board Computer
     Hal the computer takes over - this is prophecy and timing on the edge
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 56 12 Monkeys  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Wall Graffiti
     Like Brazil with a twist and Brad the doper - unforgettable off-net graffiti
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 57 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol  -  Brad Bird
Best Immpossible Gadgets
     Really great - genuine suspense all the way through - how will they do it
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 58 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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 59 Trash  -  Paul Morrissey
Best Drug Day Afternoon
     Warhol doing his trashyness
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 60 Alice In Wonderland (2010)  -  Tim Burton
Best Red Queen
     Good surreal well done
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 61 Antitrust  -  Peter Howitt
Best Garage Programmers
     Our idea ov Nirvana - large garage - few computers pizza & writing software 24/7
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 62 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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 63 Frank  -  Lenny Abrahamson
Best Head Start
     Frank is insane, he just wants to keep the band together, perform and record
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 64 Wild at Heart (1990)  -  David Lynch
Best Wrong Side ov The Tracks
     Nicolas Cage is very good in this Arthouse gritty grainy Road Trip with his chic
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 65 Purple Rain (1984)  -  Albert Magnoli
Best Stage Chopper
     Prince - 'The Movie' - very sweet & fun to watch and feel you've at least seen it
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 66 Bonnie and Clyde  -  Arthur Penn
Best Shootout
     Outlaws with a climax - ott
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 67 Isle of Dogs  -  Wes Anderson
Best Dogs Life
     Very entertaining - this film is just not like another - so it's great
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 68 Spy Game  -  Tony Scott
Best Default Save
     Spy v spy - no-one knows who's doing what - there's stuff that needs doing - rad with Brad
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 69 Putney Swope  -  Robert Downey Snr.
Best CEO by Avoidance
     From Shepard Fairey (OBEY) - outstanding stuff - maybe dystopian - read title from Juxtapoz
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 70 Vulgaria  -  Pang Ho-Cheung
Best Movie About Making A Porn Movie
     Wack ott out there inocent and not actually pornographic rad new / old adventure
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 71 Tron (1982)  -  Steven Lisberger
Best Data Entry
     Full on rad life within the computer/software the lightbike race exquisite
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 72 Ruben Guthrie  -  Brendan Cowell
Best Wack OTT Life
     Life in advertising is wack & the model girlfriend & the ART & the booze & stuff - very good
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 73 Ex Machina (2015)  -  Alex Graland
Best Nude Robot Chics
     Scientist makes nude cyber sexual robots chics ott rad out there - they want to live
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 74 Trance (2013)  -  Dany Boyle
Best Art Heist
     All is not what it seems in the art world - inside and outside - and one can forget
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 75 Straship Troopers  -  Paul Verhoeven
Best Brain Bug
     Future Sci-Fi - the other race has a Brain Bug for a leader - fascinating
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 76 Pulp Fiction  -  Quentin Tarentino
Best Disposal
     Surprisingy full on, ultraviolent and actually very good
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 77 They Live  -  John Carpenter
Best Propaganda
     Source: 'OBEY' used with 'André the Giant' in Shepard Fairey Russian based Art/Propaganda
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 78 The Runaways  -  Floria Sigismondi
Best Cherry Bomb
     Great look at the start and procession ov the Runaways & Joan Jet
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 79 The Cable Guy  -  Ben Stiller
Best Wack Paradigm
     Other worldly 'Music FX' - it's an all powerfull paradigm - connects everything to everything
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 80 Taking Woodstock  -  Ang Lee
Best Hippie Freakout
     Rad, full on, Jimi Hendrix, behind the scenes as an actual movie - exceptional
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 81 Animal Kingdom (2010)  -  David Mitchôd
Best Animal Bank Robbers
     Out there ultraviolent modern day suburban bank robbers that dislike each other
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 82 Zoolander  -  Ben Stiller
Best Showstopping Stare
     Rad, great scenes and clubs, model shows, indecision, looks, stares, the whole damn show
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 83 Live By Night  -  Ben Affleck
Best I'm Not A Gangster
     Great prohibition boss who could negotiate and get things done for the Mafia
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 84 A Dangerous Method  -  David Cronenberg
Best Spanking
     Keira Knightley aka 'spank me nightly' with some insight into Freud and Jung
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 85 Bicycle Thieves (1948)  -  Vittorio De Sica
Best Neo-Realism
     Quintessential Italian classic were some ov the 'New Yorker's descriptions
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 86 Daft Punk's Electrorama  -  Daft Punk
Best Midnight Robots
     Offbeat robots trying to pass for human in a robot land - with humans - liked by 'Yen mag
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 87 Dog With Electric Collar (2008)  -  Steve Baker
Best Bark
     Great short film really really funny specially through the looking glass - see on YouTube
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 88 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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 89 Eyes Wide Shut  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Society
     Dark side ov enlightened society - with all the bells and whisles
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 90 CaptainSpaceman  -  CaptainSpaceman
Best Neo Culture Film Making
     BabylonScreen's first break-away movie - 30 YouTube videos strung together - the razor
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 91 Lolita (1997)  -  Adrian Lyne
Best Bad
     Classic badness - all the traits ov a banned movie however not banned
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 92 Rogue Trader  -  James Dearden
Best Call Margin
     For those who like stockmarkets - how he crashed the world
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 93 8 Mile  -  Curtis Hanson
Best Gritty Rap
     Eminem (acting) doin' his bit as a freestyle rapper in Detroit - enjoyable
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 94 Tangerine  -  Sean S. Baker
Best Avant Garde iPhone Movie
     Great gritty rad out there L.A. downtown doing stuff man - all filmed on iPhone 5s
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 95 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For  -  Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller
Best Gritty Grit
     Outrageous film production ov comic slash ultraviolence - a cinematic treat
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 96 Wes Craven's New Nightmare  -  Wes Craven
Best No-Mans Land
     Caught between script and reality film and fear manifest and the almost manifest dark
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 97 Barbarella  -  Roger Vadim
Best Space Chic
     Rad vivid exciting adventurous space chic type stuff
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 98 Jean de Florette  -  Claude Berri
Best Heartbreak
     A sweet tragedy - unforgettable for some reason - so innocent so tragic so evil
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 99 Red State  -  Kevin Smith
Best Wack Church
     Religion gone so terribly terribly wrong - and so ultraviolent for a country church
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 100 Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer  -  Mike Lerner, Maxim Pozdorovkin
Best Church Service
     Performance Art at one ov it's finest moments - and the strange reaction from the Russians
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 101 Beautiful Noise  -  Eric Green
Best Shoegazer
     Doco film with many shoegazer bands - rad - ott - great - a treat in sound
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 102 Rum Diary (2011)  -  Bruce Robinson
Best Newspaper Experience
     Life in the tropics in the 50's with Johnny & Amanda - a Hunter S. Thompson work
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 103 We're the Millers  -  Rawson Marshall Thurber
Best Baby Incident
     Surprise comedy with some really extreme happenings and big bags ov dope
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 104 Naked Lunch  -  Dabid Cronenberg
Best Pyrethrum Trip
     Under severe hallucinations a completely imagined scenario with stuff and things - wack
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 105 Mata Hari (1931)  -  George Fitzmaurice
Best Dance for Shiva
     Love Gretta Garbo
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 106 Casablanca  -  Michael Curtiz
Best Piano Player
     See Sam playing it again, the bar, the chic, great and surprising to watch
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 107 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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 108 Legend  -  Brina Helgeland
Best London Gangsters
     Rad ott - one ov the best for a while - great fun and a good laugh
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 109 The Miseducation of Cameron Post  -  Desiree Akhavan
Best Maelström
     Amazing how silent oblivion can be - got to be a parody - played at maximum quietness
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 110 The Imitation Game  -  Morton Tyldum
Best Decoding Machine
     Historic adaption ov one ov the first calculating machines & pressure getting it to function
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 111 Control (2007)  -  Anton Corbijn
Best Joy Division
     Film (acted) about Ian Curtis - his life, the band's music and friends, his death
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 112 District 9  -  Neill Blomkamp
Best Alien Refugees
     Rad unexpected ghetto alien life (with ghetto clothing) very well done
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 113 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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 114 I Robot  -  Alex Proyas
Best Evil Robot Overlord
     The future - robots everywhere - 3 laws - entropic malfunction - all goes wacko
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 115 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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 116 Down By Law  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Jail Escape
     Dark murky bleak lonely desperate rad and bad
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 117 Clockwork Orange  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Ultraviolence
     Ultraviolent, dark, rad, extreme, Beethoven
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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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