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 1 24 Hour Party People  -  Michael Winterbottom
Best Madchester
     Great warehouse recording studio club aka 'The Haçienda' Rave HQ
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 2 Micmacs  -  Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Best Night Visit
     Full on wacko arthouse with one rad scene completely away from the movie
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 3 The Spirit  -  Frank Miller
Best Comic Book Style
     Very arty done as comics look, bleak rad chics very different
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 4 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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 5 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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 6 Appleseed Ex Machina  -  Shinji Aramaki
Best Cyber Chic
     Manga animation flat out rad bike rad everything
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 7 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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 8 Day Ov The Triffids  -  Steve Sekely
Best Plant Takeover
     Unforgettable plant overload and overkill - lingers in memory for ages - specially when alone
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 9 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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 10 V for Vendetta  -  James McTeigue
Best V
     Unseen by radmaximus - said to be one ov the best dystopian dysfunctional realities
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 11 Down By Law  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Jail Escape
     Dark murky bleak lonely desperate rad and bad
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 12 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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 13 Brazil (1985)  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Neo Futuristic 1800's
     Best ever somewhere else, rad, set in the furture with old bits
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 14 The Double (2013)  -  Richard Ayoade
Best Bleak Shift
     Rad dark bleak nowhere somewhere sparse wacko out there ott
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 15 Barry Lyndon  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Adventure
     Said to be one ov Kubrick's finest & most spectacular
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 16 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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 17 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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 18 Valley Of The Dolls  -  Mark Robson
Best Dolophine
     A Sharon Tate film - great because it's so bad - dolls are 'downers' - cult classic on YouTube
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 19 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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 20 Scarface (1983)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Cocaine
     Drugs, oblivion, rad, extreme, unforgettable
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 21 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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 22 Betty Blue  -  Jean-jacques Beineix
Best Summer
     Very sweaty very french
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 23 Taxi Driver  -  Martin Scorsese
Best Taxi
     Out there ott over the edge rescue gone wrong helper gone mad
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 24 Buffalo '66  -  Vincent Gallo
Best Ballet Heist
     Needs a girlfriend standin, get's a full on arthouse road trip
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 25 The Exorcist  -  William Friedkin
Best Possessed
     Truly unforgettable, extreme possession, rad and out there
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 26 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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 27 Beauty and the Beast (2017)  -  Bill Condon
Best Beast
     Just charming and delightful all the way through, with talking clock, candelabra and things
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 28 The Man Who Would Be King  -  John Huston
Best Birth Mark
     Like Homer he had the sign, made King, with all that ov a King (the darkside)
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 29 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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 30 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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 31 100 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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 32 My Own Private Idaho  -  Gus Van Sant
Best Plastic House
     Rad, arty, extreme yet subtle, out there yet normal, wack yet sane - great
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 33 9½ Weeks  -  Adrian Lyne
Best Time In New York
     Ott sensual at one ov it's movie best - screens everywhere - obsessed
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 34 Withnail and I  -  Bruce Robinson
Best Short Holiday
     Uni holiday in the country, the Candyman, makeup, rad, memorable
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 35 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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 36 Revolver (2005)  -  Guy Ritchie
Best Con Man
     Independent review - one ov the best seen - confidance trickster with a secret formula
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 37 Robot & Frank  -  Jack Schreier
Best File Not Found
     Funny dry humor with just the sweetest robot - and so bad
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 38 Salinger  -  Shane Salerno
Best Dedicated Writer
     Great film/doco about the writer ov 'The Catcher in the Rye' poss America's No.1 book
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 39 Dope (2015)  -  Rick Famuyiwa
Best Bag 'O' Stuff
     On the minute - life in 'The Bottoms' - a funny realistic moment (with lingo) ov real life
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 40 Black Narcissus  -  Michael Powell, Emerick Pressburger
Best Nunn
     Just divine in so many ways, unforgettable
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 41 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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 42 Akira  -  Katsuhiro Otomo
Best Cyberpunk Renegades
     Out there cyberpunk dystopian future - rad bikes rad times - cult classic
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 43 Eyes Wide Shut  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Society
     Dark side ov enlightened society - with all the bells and whisles
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 44 Pleasantville  -  Gary Ross
Best 50's Bad Chic
     Easy to be bad when everything's so good - Pleasantville - very pleasant chics - just great
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 45 Underground - The Julian Assange Story  -  Robert Connolly
Best Termination
     Great rad extreme - fiction between public events - ott interpretation - there is no data
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 46 Guest House Paradiso  -  Adrian Edmondson
Best Fire Hazard
     Ott coast-side guest house mad mad & rad and the nightwear - superb
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 47 Tron: Legacy (2010)  -  Joseph Kosinsky
Best Re-Entry
     Ott graphics and scenes all the way though & rad cyber chics, Daft Punk played
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 48 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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 49 Naked Lunch  -  Dabid Cronenberg
Best Pyrethrum Trip
     Under severe hallucinations a completely imagined scenario with stuff and things - wack
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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 Casablanca  -  Michael Curtiz
Best Piano Player
     See Sam playing it again, the bar, the chic, great and surprising to watch
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 52 Rocky Horror Picture Show  -  Jim Sharman
Best Perverted Movie
     For anyone who has'nt seen it - it really is early rad extreme everything
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 53 Fifty Shades Darker  -  James Foley
Best Butterfly Suspense
     Non-stop butterflies man - a steady decent into the dystopian maelström - as movies do
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 54 The Limits of Control  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Wack Coffees
     Surreal, vivid, great costumes - not a lot said - very out there
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 55 Suicide Squad (2016)  -  David Ayer
Best Laugh
     Jared Leto rad - Will Smith killer - Margo Robbie crazy - Cara Delevingne great - ott
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 56 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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 57 Ed Wood  -  Tim Burton
Best Rubber Monster
     Bela Lugosi, Vampira, girls clothing, and making movies any way he can
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 58 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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 59 Westworld  -  Micheal Crighton
Best Software
     Come to Westworld, they're all robots, you'll have a great time time time time time time time
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