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 1 Dirty Harry  -  Don Siegel
Best Dirt
     Extreme un-western with Clint Eastwood - mad bad and rad (if you feel lucky)
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 2 Endless Love  -  Shana Feste
Best Creaminess
     So ott beauty all the way through - well done all concrened
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 3 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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 4 Atomic Blonde  -  David Leitch
Best Spy On Spy
     Great 80's club soundtrack, Berlin is rad, for some reason we just liked it a lot
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 5 Fury (2014)  -  Davis Ayer
Best Tank
     Unusually gritty & memorable war movie - Brad Pit is great - this movie has something
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 6 Amadeus (1984)  -  Milo Forman
Best Harpsicord
     Great seeing Mozart playing and performing, he loved making it a comedy as well
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 7 Spaceballs  -  Mel Brooks
Best Evil Overlord
     See Dark Helmet and one ov the funiest scenes ever
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 8 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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 9 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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 10 The Theory of Everything (2014)  -  James Marsh
Best Persistence
     Stephen Hawkings portrail ov his life at university and development ov various theorys
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 11 Chopper  -  Andrew Dominik
Best Bad Person
     Eric Bana (comedian) does a fine Chopper - the life and times ov badness
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 12 Citizenfour  -  Lara Poitras
Best 'We Know Nothing'
     All Internet data is being stored - Ed Snowden tells NSA has been peeking at it & phones
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 13 Johnny Suede  -  Tom Dicillo
Best Quiff
     Great styling simple plot - Brad in the best sweetheart movie
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 14 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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 15 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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 16 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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 17 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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 18 Angel Heart  -  Alan Parker
Best Devil
     The Devil goes to Georgia, dark, moody, sensual, rad
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 19 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)  -  Robert Wiene
Best Abstract Expressionistic Backgrounds
     One of the most influential films of the German Expressionist Movement
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 20 Inherent Vice  -  Paul Thomas Andeson
Best Stoner PI
     Arthouse stoner abstract chics and general type fun happenings
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 21 Sid And Nancy  -  Alex Cox
Best Sid
     Great story albeit not quite true featuring Sid in his last days
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 22 The Limits of Control  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Wack Coffees
     Surreal, vivid, great costumes - not a lot said - very out there
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 23 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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 24 Terminator Salvation  -  McG
Best Machine Takeover
     Wack dystopian Arnie future cyber superweb (Skynet) mechanized rule & war - rad
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 25 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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 26 Clueless  -  Amy Heckerling
Best 'Up And In' in Beverly Hills
     Alicia is so divine - for any fans this is great - life and all it's stuff - just is
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 27 Kick-Ass  -  Matthew Vaughn
Best Ultraviolence
     Most full on outrageous ultraviolence ever - great
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 28 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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 29 1984  -  Michael Radford
Best Hysteria
     On the verge ov hysteria leading up to 1984, rad, out there and the 'Thought Police'
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 30 Spring Breakers  -  Harmony Korine
Best Maelström
     Neon glow arthouse version ov breakers breaking - dealin: James Franco (nasty) - best
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 31 A Good Day To Die Hard  -  John Moore
Best Russian Freeway Chase
     One ov the best freeway quad? multi story crash and burn truck chases ever ott
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 32 Ladies in Black  -  Bruce Beresford
Best Charming Surprise
     Set in the Fiftees Australia - charming all the way through - a real treat
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 33 The Man Who Fell to Earth  -  Nicolas Roeg
Best Prophetic
     Very close prophecy - an alien loaded with industrial designs, rad camera & fitting end...
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 34 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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 35 Elysium  -  Neill Blomkamp
Best Dystopian LA
     Ott out there future ground LA scenery continually
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 36 Buffalo '66  -  Vincent Gallo
Best Ballet Heist
     Needs a girlfriend standin, get's a full on arthouse road trip
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 37 Shutter Island  -  Martin Scorsese
Best Illusion
     Story unfolds into a new psycho story - all is not what it seems - rad
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 38 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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 39 Tomb Raider (2018)  -  Roar Uthuag
Best Adventure Chic
     Alicia Vikander is great as Lara Croft: lots ov fun and impossible stunts - rad
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 40 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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 41 Pulp: a film about Life Death & Supermarkets  -  Florian Habicht
Best Pulp Mania
     Great up to speed with Pulp and Jarvis - as you do
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 42 A Star Is Born (2018)  -  Bradley Cooper
Best C&W Rock Star
     Outstanding immersion into the story - big concerts with actual people & the moment ov fame
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 43 Cruising  -  William Friedkin
Best Cruise
     Dark rad underground club culture New York - out there
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 44 Irrational Man  -  Woody Allen
Best Philosophy Ov Justification
     Love the philosophy professor - quintessential bleakness or existential misappropriation
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 45 Once Upon A Time In America  -  Sergio Leone
Best Mafia
     Being gangsters - that's a viable proposition - that's what you do
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 46 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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 47 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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 48 Go (1999)  -  Doug Liman
Best Party Venture
     To the rave and all it's fantasy (with Katie) mmm.. great and wack - on drugs
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 49 Alvin Purple
Best Ohh Ahh
     Wack sex type comedy from the Seventies - set Australian records at the time
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 50 Ed Wood  -  Tim Burton
Best Rubber Monster
     Bela Lugosi, Vampira, girls clothing, and making movies any way he can
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 51 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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 52 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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 53 Birdman  -  Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Actor Playing An Actor
     Some magical - some hallucinatory - some acting - some theater - inside the inside - rad
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 54 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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 55 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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 56 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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 57 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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 58 Rebel Without a Cause  -  Nicholas Ray
Best Not A Lot Happening
     James Dean - this movie is exceedingly famous - great to see - he's a rebel - against what?
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 59 Dorian Gray (2009)  -  Oliver Parker
Best Portrait
     An 'Art Deal' with Mephisto and a steady 'Decent into the Maelström' begins
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 60 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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 61 100 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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 62 Akira  -  Katsuhiro Otomo
Best Cyberpunk Renegades
     Out there cyberpunk dystopian future - rad bikes rad times - cult classic
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 63 Eraserhead  -  David Lynch
Best Baby
     Most bizarre bleak wacko movie we've ever seen, a baby you'll never forget
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 64 Victoria (2015)  -  Sebastian Schipper
Best Berlin Minimal
     One continuous take - in a Minimal Berlin club for a while - a glimpse ov Berlin clubbing
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 65 Venus In Fur (2013)  -  Roman Polanski
Best Stage Pre-Run
     Movie ov a show being pre-rehursed as an audition before the rehursal & actual show - velvet
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 66 American Animals  -  Bart Layton
Best Sloppy Art/Book Heist
     Why does a group worth $1 then Steal 10 cents - you work it out cause we can't - very good
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 67 Lady Bird  -  Greta Gerwig
Best Do Your Own Thing
     Greta's first solo movie - Saiorse doing her stuff - as you do - sweet and enjoyable
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 68 Dredd  -  Pete Travis
Best Wack Future Soundtrack
     Soundtrack very dark future bleak match to the movie - way dystopia
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 69 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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 70 The Crow  -  Alex Proyas
Best Dark Star
     Gothic rad extreme dark minimal great
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 71 Blade Runner 2049  -  Denis Villeneuve
Best Home
     Wack future, soundtrack, scenery, vehicles & ott girlfriend - rad story out there
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 72 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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 73 Liquid Sky  -  Slava Tsukerman
Best Avant Garde 80's
     Surreal, new romantic, avant garde, arthouse, vivid color and imagery
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 74 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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 75 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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 76 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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 77 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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 78 Midnight Express (1978)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Jail Visit
     Drug shipment gone wrong, bleak destitute jail in a strange foreign land
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 79 Rollerball (1975)  -  Norman Jewison
Best Speedball
     Great game - just don't fall down - possibly you'll never forget
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 80 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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 81 A Quiet Place  -  John Kransinski
Best Silence
     They can't see - however they can hear - exceedingly well - Alien Future - rad
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 82 Crooked House  -  Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Best Detective
     Charming mix ov fun investigating stuff - is there a solution - we shall see
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 83 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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 84 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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 85 Hackers  -  Iain Softley
Best Phone Calls
     Vibrant got all the call codes tech and fast with early Angelina Jolie
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 86 Barry Lyndon  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Adventure
     Said to be one ov Kubrick's finest & most spectacular
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 87 Bright Lights, Big City  -  James Bridges
Best NY Lost & Found - Maybe
     NY 80's with clubland trying to live and get by - feels unique - Michael J. Fox does great
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 88 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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 89 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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 90 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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 91 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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 92 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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 93 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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 94 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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 95 Stone Bros.  -  Richard Frankland
Best Gunja Road Trip
     Very funny all the way rad stoner type times - "made on dope"
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 96 Lost Highway  -  David Lynch
Best Trip ov The Condemned
     Wack, out there, very surrealist entertainment, philosophical dystopian hedonism
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 97 Eden (2013)  -  Mia Hansen-Love
Best French 90's Clubland
     Indie arthouse set in French underground clubland - just great - for clubbers to enjoy
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 98 Conan The Barbarian (1982)  -  John Milius
Best 20 Years On The Wheel
     Made king by his own hand, 20 years on the wheel ov life, profound
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 99 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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 100 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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 101 Looper  -  Rian Johnson
Best Gritty Future
     Outstanding dystopian future sets - rad - and farm time with Emily
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 102 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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 103 Jean de Florette  -  Claude Berri
Best Heartbreak
     A sweet tragedy - unforgettable for some reason - so innocent so tragic so evil
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 104 Lolita (1997)  -  Adrian Lyne
Best Bad
     Classic badness - all the traits ov a banned movie however not banned
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 105 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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 106 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues  -  Adam McKay
Best Dead Man
     1: is unseen by us - this one we could'nt stop laughing for a few days
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