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 1 Apocalypse Now  -  Francis Ford Coppola
Best Mornings
     The other poster (one ov the best) with the helicopters in the morning sun says most -
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 2 24 Hour Party People  -  Michael Winterbottom
Best Madchester
     Great warehouse recording studio club aka 'The Haçienda' Rave HQ
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 3 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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 4 Rogue Trader  -  James Dearden
Best Call Margin
     For those who like stockmarkets - how he crashed the world
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 5 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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 6 Blue Velvet  -  David Lynch
Best Gas
     Frankly it's very blue and velvety
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 7 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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 8 Zoolander  -  Ben Stiller
Best Showstopping Stare
     Rad, great scenes and clubs, model shows, indecision, looks, stares, the whole damn show
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 9 Micmacs  -  Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Best Night Visit
     Full on wacko arthouse with one rad scene completely away from the movie
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 10 Down By Law  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Jail Escape
     Dark murky bleak lonely desperate rad and bad
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 11 Exit Through The Gift Shop  -  Banksy
Best Graffiti
     Arthouse, doco/film graffiti, extreme, rad, color, stencils, show, vibrant ott
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 12 The Double (2013)  -  Richard Ayoade
Best Bleak Shift
     Rad dark bleak nowhere somewhere sparse wacko out there ott
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 13 Hancock  -  Peter Berg
Best Slacker Super Hero
     He might make a few errors but he get's the job done - between slacking around that is
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 14 Blade Runner (1982)  -  Ridley Scott
Best Robot Catcher
     Dystopian LA 2019 rad extreme ott cyber future
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 15 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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 16 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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 17 The Limits of Control  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Wack Coffees
     Surreal, vivid, great costumes - not a lot said - very out there
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 18 Trash  -  Paul Morrissey
Best Drug Day Afternoon
     Warhol doing his trashyness
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 19 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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 20 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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 21 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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 22 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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 23 Lost Highway  -  David Lynch
Best Trip ov The Condemned
     Wack, out there, very surrealist entertainment, philosophical dystopian hedonism
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 24 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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 25 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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 26 Irrational Man  -  Woody Allen
Best Philosophy Ov Justification
     Love the philosophy professor - quintessential bleakness or existential misappropriation
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 27 The Fifth Element  -  Luc Besson
Best Cyber Taxis
     Future ultramodern rad extreme city Milla being rad as ever
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 28 Terminator Salvation  -  McG
Best Machine Takeover
     Wack dystopian Arnie future cyber superweb (Skynet) mechanized rule & war - rad
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 29 Sid And Nancy  -  Alex Cox
Best Sid
     Great story albeit not quite true featuring Sid in his last days
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 30 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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 31 Ed Wood  -  Tim Burton
Best Rubber Monster
     Bela Lugosi, Vampira, girls clothing, and making movies any way he can
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 32 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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 33 American Beauty  -  Sam Mendes
Best Sleepover
     Sensual to say the least - very memorable, has that certain je ne sais quoi
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 34 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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 35 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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 36 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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 37 Barry Lyndon  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Adventure
     Said to be one ov Kubrick's finest & most spectacular
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 38 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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 39 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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 40 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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 41 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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 42 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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 43 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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 44 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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 45 100 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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 46 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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 47 V for Vendetta  -  James McTeigue
Best V
     Unseen by radmaximus - said to be one ov the best dystopian dysfunctional realities
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 48 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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 49 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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 50 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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 51 Lolita (1997)  -  Adrian Lyne
Best Bad
     Classic badness - all the traits ov a banned movie however not banned
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 52 Mata Hari (1931)  -  George Fitzmaurice
Best Dance for Shiva
     Love Gretta Garbo
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 53 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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 54 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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