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 1 Blue Velvet  -  David Lynch
Best Gas
     Frankly it's very blue and velvety
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 2 The Talented Mr. Rippley  -  Anthony Minghella
Best Idle Rich
     Not what Rippley did but how the 'others' all lived - a great relaxing fun filled joyous life
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 3 Rollerball (1975)  -  Norman Jewison
Best Speedball
     Great game - just don't fall down - possibly you'll never forget
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 4 All the Money in the World  -  Ridley Scott
Best Kidnapping
     Paul Getty III was kidnapped and ransomed off - gives a look at Getty and why the name is so
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 5 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Acid
     Wack acid drug trip words hallucinations hotels desert rad extreme serverly drug induced
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 6 Elysium  -  Neill Blomkamp
Best Dystopian LA
     Ott out there future ground LA scenery continually
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 7 Holy Motors  -  Leos Carax
Best Current French Avant Garde
     Wack and wack again - so damn wack - freakshow plus - like it's all so normal
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 8 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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 9 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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 10 Lawless  -  John Hillcoat - writer: Nick Cave
Best Bad Good Guy
     Absolute badness from Guy Pearce - outstanding dirty Fed Agent among Prohibition
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 11 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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 12 Brüno  -  Larry Charles
Best Velcro Suit
     Babys familiar with antiquated heavy machinery, fashion, tv, outrageous - rad and rad
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 13 Once Upon A Time In Mexico  -  Robert Rodriguez
Best Mod Western
     One ov the best movie posters ever - violent and rad
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 14 The Cabin in the Woods  -  Drew Goddard
Best Mythical Horror
     First the harbinger, then the gate - it's all up to you next - out there
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 15 Down By Law  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Jail Escape
     Dark murky bleak lonely desperate rad and bad
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 16 The Spirit  -  Frank Miller
Best Comic Book Style
     Very arty done as comics look, bleak rad chics very different
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 17 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)  -  Victor Fleming
Best 40's Chics
     Unforgettable chics - quite remarkable - has something extra easily overlooked
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 18 Clockwork Orange  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Ultraviolence
     Ultraviolent, dark, rad, extreme, Beethoven
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 19 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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 20 20,000 Days on Earth  -  Ian Forsyth & Jane Pollard
Best Nick
     Nick Cave in fine form with guests and a great rundown ov him as 'The Devil'
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 21 Groundhog Day  -  Harold Ramis
Best Yesterday Today
     Great to see why everyone uses this term - quite funny - interesting how he works it out
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 22 Rogue Trader  -  James Dearden
Best Call Margin
     For those who like stockmarkets - how he crashed the world
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 23 Bagdad Café  -  Percy Adlon
Best Bleak Cafe
     Rad, bleak, dusty, desert and somehow very arthouse
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 24 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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 25 Interview With The Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles  -  Neil Jordan
Best Interview
     Very well dressed, vampire life and the extremes they go to
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 26 Valley Of The Dolls  -  Mark Robson
Best Dolophine
     A Sharon Tate film - great because it's so bad - dolls are 'downers' - cult classic
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 27 La Belle Verte aka The Green Beautiful  -  Coline Serreau
Best Green
     Independent - said 'the best film ever seen' by the reviewer
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 28 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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 29 I Robot  -  Alex Proyas
Best Evil Robot Overlord
     The future - robots everywhere - 3 laws - entropic malfunction - all goes wacko
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 30 Johnny Suede  -  Tom Dicillo
Best Quiff
     Great styling simple plot - Brad in the best sweetheart movie
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 31 Pump Up The Volume  -  Allan Moyle
Best Bedroom Pirate Radio
     Great Pirate Radio - few memorable scenes - uses next door's 'Hands Free' connection
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 32 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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 33 Frank  -  Lenny Abrahamson
Best Head Start
     Frank is insane, he just wants to keep the band together, perform and record
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 34 Eraserhead  -  David Lynch
Best Baby
     Most bizarre bleak wacko movie we've ever seen, a baby you'll never forget
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 35 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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 36 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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 37 Lovelace  -  Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman
Best 'Actress'
     Amanda Seyfried is a great Linda Lovelace - historic time in the 'movie' industry
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 38 To Live and Die in L.A.  -  William Friedkin
Best Music Album Cover Ever
     Music by Wang Chung - worth seeing the album cover first and take a ride
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 39 Bulworth  -  Warren Beatty
Best Stoner Candidate
     Great points Free Trade, Black Market trade, gunja energised people real and funny
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 40 I Need a Dodge! Joe Strummer on the Run  -  Nick Hall
Best Dodge Missing
     For fans ov Joe Strummer 'The Clash' on the run so to speak - life and times - rad - great
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 41 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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 42 American Made  -  Doug Liman
Best Fancy Pilot
     Tom Cruise gets everybody wanting him to delver stuff - and he does - ott
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 43 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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 44 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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 45 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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