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 1 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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 2 Withnail and I  -  Bruce Robinson
Best Short Holiday
     Uni holiday in the country, the Candyman, makeup, rad, memorable
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 3 Beautiful Noise  -  Eric Green
Best Shoegazer
     Doco film with many shoegazer bands - rad - ott - great - a treat in sound
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 4 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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 5 Clockwork Orange  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Ultraviolence
     Ultraviolent, dark, rad, extreme, Beethoven
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 6 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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 7 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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 8 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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 9 I Robot  -  Alex Proyas
Best Evil Robot Overlord
     The future - robots everywhere - 3 laws - entropic malfunction - all goes wacko
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 10 District 9  -  Neill Blomkamp
Best Alien Refugees
     Rad unexpected ghetto alien life (with ghetto clothing) very well done
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 11 Mata Hari (1931)  -  George Fitzmaurice
Best Dance for Shiva
     Love Gretta Garbo
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 12 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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 13 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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 14 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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 15 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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 16 Casablanca  -  Michael Curtiz
Best Piano Player
     See Sam playing it again, the bar, the chic, great and surprising to watch
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 17 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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 18 8 Mile  -  Curtis Hanson
Best Gritty Rap
     Eminem (acting) doin' his bit as a freestyle rapper in Detroit - enjoyable
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 19 Naked Lunch  -  Dabid Cronenberg
Best Pyrethrum Trip
     Under severe hallucinations a completely imagined scenario with stuff and things - wack
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 20 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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 21 Hackers  -  Iain Softley
Best Phone Calls
     Vibrant got all the call codes tech and fast with early Angelina Jolie
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 22 Red Sparrow  -  Francis Lawrence
Best Double / Double Agent
     Spies on spies trained and ready - out there in Russia - may be disturbing for some
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 23 Red State  -  Kevin Smith
Best Wack Church
     Religion gone so terribly terribly wrong - and so ultraviolent for a country church
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 24 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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 25 Jean de Florette  -  Claude Berri
Best Heartbreak
     A sweet tragedy - unforgettable for some reason - so innocent so tragic so evil
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 26 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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 27 CaptainSpaceman  -  CaptainSpaceman
Best Neo Culture Film Making
     BabylonScreen's first break-away movie - 30 YouTube videos strung together - the razor
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 28 No Country for Old Men  -  Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
Best Cat and Mouse
     Arthouse style gritty modern 'out west' psychopath with a reason to be crazy
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 29 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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 30 Ingrid Goes West  -  Matt Spicer
Best Social Media Climber
     Instagram fan nightmare - and it was all so good - yeah sure it was
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 31 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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 32 Lolita (1997)  -  Adrian Lyne
Best Bad
     Classic badness - all the traits ov a banned movie however not banned
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 33 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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 34 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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 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 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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 37 Taking Woodstock  -  Ang Lee
Best Hippie Freakout
     Rad, full on, Jimi Hendrix, behind the scenes as an actual movie - exceptional
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 38 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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 39 Bicycle Thieves (1948)  -  Vittorio De Sica
Best Neo-Realism
     Quintessential Italian classic were some ov the 'New Yorker's descriptions
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 40 A Dangerous Method  -  David Cronenberg
Best Spanking
     Keira Knightley aka 'spank me nightly' with some insight into Freud and Jung
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 41 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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 42 The Runaways  -  Floria Sigismondi
Best Cherry Bomb
     Great look at the start and procession ov the Runaways & Joan Jet
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 43 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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 44 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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 45 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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 46 Tron (1982)  -  Steven Lisberger
Best Data Entry
     Full on rad life within the computer/software the lightbike race exquisite
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 47 Blade Runner (1982)  -  Ridley Scott
Best Robot Catcher
     Dystopian LA 2019 rad extreme ott cyber future
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 48 The Lost Thing  -  Andrew Ruhemann & Shaun Tan
Best Thing That Was Lost
     Animation rad bleak lost out ov place just doe'nt fit - sweetheart short film
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 49 Blue Velvet  -  David Lynch
Best Gas
     Frankly it's very blue and velvety
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 50 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider  -  Simon West
Best Cyber Chic
     Rad extreme costumes home adventure chic style ott clothes very very
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 51 Rollerball (1975)  -  Norman Jewison
Best Speedball
     Great game - just don't fall down - possibly you'll never forget
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 52 Æon Flux  -  Karyn Kasuma
Best Cyberdome
     Hot future fashion - everything ott, people disappear, escape to what
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 53 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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 54 Rogue Trader  -  James Dearden
Best Call Margin
     For those who like stockmarkets - how he crashed the world
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 55 Exit Through The Gift Shop  -  Banksy
Best Graffiti
     Arthouse, doco/film graffiti, extreme, rad, color, stencils, show, vibrant ott
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 56 The Crow  -  Alex Proyas
Best Dark Star
     Gothic rad extreme dark minimal great
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 57 Pulp Fiction  -  Quentin Tarentino
Best Disposal
     Surprisingy full on, ultraviolent and actually very good
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 58 They Live  -  John Carpenter
Best Propaganda
     Source: 'OBEY' used with 'André the Giant' in Shepard Fairey Russian based Art/Propaganda
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 59 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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 60 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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 61 Killing Them Softly  -  Andrew Dominik
Best Soft Kill
     Strangely out there - just is - Brad in his best killing mode with Tony Soprano (JG)
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 62 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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 63 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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 64 Bonnie and Clyde  -  Arthur Penn
Best Shootout
     Outlaws with a climax - ott
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 65 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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 66 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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 67 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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 68 Frank  -  Lenny Abrahamson
Best Head Start
     Frank is insane, he just wants to keep the band together, perform and record
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 69 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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 70 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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 71 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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 72 Only God Forgives  -  Nicolas Winding Refn
Best Not Forgiven
     So ultraviolent in a calm neat zen type way - may be disturbing - quite unforgetable
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 73 Antitrust  -  Peter Howitt
Best Garage Programmers
     Our idea ov Nirvana - large garage - few computers pizza & writing software 24/7
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 74 Alice In Wonderland (2010)  -  Tim Burton
Best Red Queen
     Good surreal well done
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 75 Trash  -  Paul Morrissey
Best Drug Day Afternoon
     Warhol doing his trashyness
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 76 12 Monkeys  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Wall Graffiti
     Like Brazil with a twist and Brad the doper - unforgettable off-net graffiti
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 77 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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 78 Dallas Buyers Club  -  Jean Marc Vallée
Best Rodeo
     Arthouse max Mathew and Jared are outstanding and Mexico (don't mention Mexico)
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 79 Unfriended  -  Tim Bekmambetov, Jason Blum, Nelson Greaves
Best Horror Computer
     Aka 'Cybernatural' - Social Media goes terribly wrong - great - especially for computer geeks
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 80 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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 81 Blow  -  Ted Demme
Best Sunnies
     Cocain and more cocain - don't cross them - on the run - from who
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 82 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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 83 Guest House Paradiso  -  Adrian Edmondson
Best Fire Hazard
     Ott coast-side guest house mad mad & rad and the nightwear - superb
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 84 Last Days in the Desert  -  Rodrigo Garcia
Best Devil You Know
     Jesus & The Devil (both Ewan McGregor) - makes you wonder who's running this show
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 85 Ready Player One (2018)  -  Stephen Spielberg
Best VR with Evil
     Actually really enjoyed this - Ben Mendelsohn is rad as the Evil One
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 86 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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 87 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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 88 Johnny Suede  -  Tom Dicillo
Best Quiff
     Great styling simple plot - Brad in the best sweetheart movie
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 89 My Week With Marilyn  -  Simon Curtis
Best Film About Marilyn
     Michelle does such an excellent wonderful part , it seems to actually be Marilyn
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 90 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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 91 Get Smart (2008)  -  Peter Segal
Best Cone Ov Silence
     Total surprise one ov the funniest, Max and 99 are rad, with some celebration
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 92 The Loved Ones  -  Sean Byrne
Best Labotomy
     Just way too much like dark unexpected surreal while being homely horror date
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 93 Thelma & Louise  -  Ridley Scott
Best Surpirse Destination
     All going along fine, a breakaway road trip, bit quirky, then........
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 94 The Wicker Man (1973)  -  Robin Hardy
Best Liars
     Well they just need their crops don't they - horrifying - and they we're so friendly
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 95 The Limits of Control  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Wack Coffees
     Surreal, vivid, great costumes - not a lot said - very out there
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 96 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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 97 Kalifornia  -  Dominic Sena
Best Ride
     Brad over the top killer bad bad bad and Juliet rad extreme dark bleak
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 98 Terminator Genisys  -  Alan Taylor
Best Role Reversal
     Rad and bad with Daenerys (Emilia) - note: the quantum leap machine does'nt take clothing
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 99 Pans Labyrinth (2006)  -  Guillermo Del Toro
Best Drop Ov Blood
     Mytholigcal - beware the 'Table ov Abundance' - they just need a drop ov blood
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 100 Vicky Christina Barcelona  -  Woody Allen
Best Holiday In Barcelona
     Feat. Scarlett Johansson - easygoing and sensual film with an artsist's temperament
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 101 The Post  -  Stephen Spielberg
Best Newspaper
     How a newspaper runs with red hot government secrets - rad
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 102 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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 103 Un Chien Andalou (1929)  -  Louis Buñuel
Best Freudian Free Association
     French Surrealist Cinema - David Bowie featured this film on his 'Station to Station' tour
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 104 Two-Lane Blacktop  -  Monte Hellman
Best Street Rod
     A street rod needs somewhere to drag other rods - bleak 70's rad cult
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 105 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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 106 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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 107 Down By Law  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Jail Escape
     Dark murky bleak lonely desperate rad and bad
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 108 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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 109 Camille (1936)  -  George Cukor
Best Swoon
     Oscar best actress in a leading role, Greta Garbo; 1938
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 110 Bagdad Café  -  Percy Adlon
Best Bleak Cafe
     Rad, bleak, dusty, desert and somehow very arthouse
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 111 Wild Wild West  -  Barry Sonnenfeld
Best Spider
     Way wacko steam punk gone crazy with the penultimate giant desert spider
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 112 Liquid Sky  -  Slava Tsukerman
Best Avant Garde 80's
     Surreal, new romantic, avant garde, arthouse, vivid color and imagery
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 113 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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 114 The Seventh Seal (1957)  -  Ingmar Bergman
Best Failure On The Razors Edge
     This is the one everyone knows - it's why all early attempts on The Razors Edge failed
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 115 Back to Burgundy  -  Cédric Klapisch
Best Winery
     Really peaceful winery life with all the winery type things they do - very enjoyable
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 116 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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 117 Transformers: Dark Of The Moon  -  Michael Bay
Best Apocalyptic Couture
     Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Haute Couture for a Transformer Apocalypse - out there
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 118 Stone (1974)  -  Sandy Harbutt
Best Cliff Jump
     Biker movie from the Seventies - Quentin Tarantino likes it - so do we
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 119 BlacKkKlansman  -  Spike Lee
Best Afro
     Out there apparently derived from a true story - the 70's movie itself is very good
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 120 A Simple Favor  -  Paul Feig
Best Death Game
     Twisted perceptions abound with surprising outcomes - so to speak
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 121 Suicide Squad (2016)  -  David Ayer
Best Laugh
     Jared Leto rad - Will Smith killer - Margo Robbie crazy - Cara Delevingne great - ott
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 122 Ocean's 8  -  Gary Ross
Best Met Gala
     Off the edge the whole way, seat ov your pants stuff - really surprising
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 123 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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 124 Cruising  -  William Friedkin
Best Cruise
     Dark rad underground club culture New York - out there
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 125 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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 126 Solo: A Star Wars Story  -  Ron Howard
Best Solo
     One ov the best ov the series, just is, entertaining, energetic, well paced, understandable
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 127 Beirut  -  Brad Anderson
Best Trade Off
     A very good Beirut in the eighties, rubble warzone with an American presence
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 128 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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 129 Joker (2019)  -  Todd Phillips
Best Dark Comedy
     Joaquin Phoenix is outstanding and completely phscho - way extreme
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 130 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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 131 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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 132 Dorian Gray (2009)  -  Oliver Parker
Best Portrait
     An 'Art Deal' with Mephisto and a steady 'Decent into the Maelström' begins
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 133 Alvin Purple
Best Ohh Ahh
     Wack sex type comedy from the Seventies - set Australian records at the time
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 134 Wild Things  -  John Mcnaughton
Best Carwash
     Bad chics bad guys just bad bad bad and just so great
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 135 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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 136 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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 137 Paterson  -  Jim Jaramusch
Best Mundane Poety & Art
     Drawn from the mundane Jim presents a 'Poet', 'Art Chic' & pet - 'Realization' is by chance
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 138 God Bless America  -  Bobcat Goldthwait
Best Character Assassinations
     More rad than you may expect - just wanna kill some famous people they don't want on TV
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 139 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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 140 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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 141 Downsizing  -  Alexander Payne
Best 3" People
     Matt Damon 3" tall is out there - in their lego type homes and stuff
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 142 100 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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 143 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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 144 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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 145 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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 146 Mary Shelley  -  Haifaa al-Mansour
Best Dashing Dashers
     Just a treat - life as a noble - writing, poetry, art, fun, travel & occasional quicksand pit
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 147 Mary Magdalene  -  Garth Davis
Best Mary
     Joaquin Phoenix is Jesus
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 148 American Assassin  -  Michael Cuesta
Best Holiday in Sergentville
     Army Black Opps leader / trainer - Michael Keaton outstanding dealing with Vishnu
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 149 Things To Come (1936)  -  William Cameron Menzies
Best Fascist Regime
     Wings over the world, based in Basra, southern Iraq, from where a new civilisation begins
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 150 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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 151 Blade Runner 2049  -  Denis Villeneuve
Best Home
     Wack future, soundtrack, scenery, vehicles & ott girlfriend - rad story out there
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 152 Bowfinger  -  Frank Oz
Best Surprise Aliens
     Very funny and one ott scene - like he's really really scared ov aliens man
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 153 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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 154 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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 155 Scarface (1983)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Cocaine
     Drugs, oblivion, rad, extreme, unforgettable
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 156 The Wolf of Wall Street  -  Martin Scorsese
Best Bull Market
     Funny badness ott drugs women partys and the crashing - oh the crashing - rad
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 157 Lolita (1962)  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Heart Shaped Sunglasses
     A classic that sparked a culture - rad sensual forbidden ott all the above
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 158 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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 159 Irrational Man  -  Woody Allen
Best Philosophy Ov Justification
     Love the philosophy professor - quintessential bleakness or existential misappropriation
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 160 Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman  -  Angela Robinson
Best Three's OK
     Bella Heathcote is just lovely in this erotically charged miracle ov life and creation
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 161 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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 162 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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 163 Carlos  -  Oliver Assayas
Best Jackal
     Carlos the Jackal, terrorist, extremist, getting things done rad and great
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 164 Crooked House  -  Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Best Detective
     Charming mix ov fun investigating stuff - is there a solution - we shall see
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 165 Les Misérables  -  Tom Hooper
Best Tragedy
     Outstanding French 1800's extreme tragedy with some hope regarding bread
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 166 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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 167 Brüno  -  Larry Charles
Best Velcro Suit
     Babys familiar with antiquated heavy machinery, fashion, TV, outrageous - rad and rad
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 168 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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 169 Barry Lyndon  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Adventure
     Said to be one ov Kubrick's finest & most spectacular
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 170 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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 171 Escape from New York  -  John Carpenter
Best Island Maelström
     Rad dark bleak desperate out there type happenings as Manhattan Island jail
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 172 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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 173 The Perks of Being a Walflower  -  Stephen Ohbosky
Best Sweetheart Wallflower
     Really good fun with partys and stuff on the edge ov sweetness
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 174 Robot & Frank  -  Jack Schreier
Best File Not Found
     Funny dry humor with just the sweetest robot - and so bad
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 175 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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 176 Searching for Sugar Man  -  Malik Bendjellioul
Best Return from The Dead
     Very sweet and innocent man who loved his music - did the best with what they had
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 177 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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 178 The Gospel According to André  -  Kate Novack
Best Love Affair With Fashion
     Just loves it all so much - living the love affair
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 179 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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 180 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation  -  Christopher McQuarrie
Best Opera Killzone
     Action packed all the way - cleverly exhausts the audience trying to figure it out on the fly
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 181 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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 182 V for Vendetta  -  James McTeigue
Best V
     Unseen by radmaximus - said to be one ov the best dystopian dysfunctional realities
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 183 The Truman Show  -  Peter Weir
Best Alt Reality
     Hits a chord with radmaximus - way deep - part based on principles ov The Messiah
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 184 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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 185 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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 186 A Quiet Place  -  John Kransinski
Best Silence
     They can't see - however they can hear - exceedingly well - Alien Future - rad
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 187 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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 188 The Fifth Element  -  Luc Besson
Best Cyber Taxis
     Future ultramodern rad extreme city Milla being rad as ever
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 189 Jumunji  -  Joe Johnston
Best Lost Paradise
     Out there - what is real - where is real - gives understanding ov this 'public term'
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 190 The Doors (1991)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Desert Storm
     Jim Morrison & The Doors - the film - the highlights - great insight - on acid
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 191 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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 192 Stone Bros.  -  Richard Frankland
Best Gunja Road Trip
     Very funny all the way rad stoner type times - "made on dope"
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 193 True Stories  -  David Byrne
Best Wack Cowboy Hat
     Cult classic for 'Talking Heads' - recommended by 'Yen' mag - may have acid induced parts
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 194 Reservoir Dogs  -  Quentin Tarantino
Best Arthouse Gangsters
     Very grainy Arthouse gang stuff - a robbery that does'nt quite go as planned - that'd be right
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 195 Oasis: Supersonic  -  Mat Whitecross & Asif Kapadia
Best Champagne Supernova
     Oasis - the story of the rise & rise ov the band & their memorable songs
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 196 Lost Highway  -  David Lynch
Best Trip ov The Condemned
     Wack, out there, very surrealist entertainment, philosophical dystopian hedonism
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 197 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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 198 Rubber (2010)  -  Quentin Dupieux
Best Tyre
     Out there - chases people around and they explode spontaniously when it gets excited
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 199 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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 200 Pompeii  -  Paul W. S. Anderson
Best City Beside Volcano
     Great look at what life was like in Pompeii and how the story actually went - different
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 201 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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 202 The Killer Inside Me  -  Michael Winterbottom
Best Wack Psycho Smalltown
     Way wack psycho stuff with a smalltown mid-west exterior veneer
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 203 Inherent Vice  -  Paul Thomas Andeson
Best Stoner PI
     Arthouse stoner abstract chics and general type fun happenings
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 204 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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 205 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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 206 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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 207 Logan's Run  -  Michael Anderson
Best Dystopian Break
     Eerie wacko pleasure filled Utopia with just one catch, and what happens going beyond it
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 208 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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 209 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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 210 Metropolis (1927)  -  Fritz Lang
Best Silent Movie
     Futuristic extreme overdone macabre way ahead prophecy (off reality - right octive)
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 211 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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 212 Looper  -  Rian Johnson
Best Gritty Future
     Outstanding dystopian future sets - rad - and farm time with Emily
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 213 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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 214 Terminator Salvation  -  McG
Best Machine Takeover
     Wack dystopian Arnie future cyber superweb (Skynet) mechanized rule & war - rad
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 215 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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 216 The Internship  -  Shaun Levy
Best Net House
     Google - why they lead and others are way way behind - fun fun fun and then some fun
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 217 Delicatessen  -  Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Best Vivid
     Dark arthouse black macabre
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 218 Grace ov Monaco  -  Oliver Dahan
Best Performance ov Her Life
     Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III - very moving - task - save their country - (fictional)
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 219 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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 220 The Happening  -  M. Night Shyamalan
Best Enemy Within
     Prophecy - natural ground, global-sharing - group objection & sameness causes 'will to die'
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 221 The Double (2013)  -  Richard Ayoade
Best Bleak Shift
     Rad dark bleak nowhere somewhere sparse wacko out there ott
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 222 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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 223 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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 224 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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 225 Banksy Does New York  -  Chris Mourkarbel
Best 30 Days ov Street Art
     Ott undergound surfaced expression - 'The World as Art' each ov 30 days - hopefully
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 226 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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 227 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace  -  Stephen Hopkins
Best Alien Queen
     Alien trade, council, queen, war - has some very key æon ingredients
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 228 Dogs In Space  -  Richard Lowenstein
Best Bohemian Layabout Musos
     Students to rock stars drugs music haywire collapse and ov course the performance
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 229 American Made  -  Doug Liman
Best Fancy Pilot
     Tom Cruise gets everybody wanting him to delver stuff - and he does - ott
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 230 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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 231 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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 232 The Riot Club  -  Lone Scherfig
Best Oxford Club
     Aristocratic Oxford 10 - hedonism - dinner - partys - raucous behavior - all the best stuff
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 233 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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 234 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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 235 Paper Towns  -  Jake Schreier
Best Paper Life
     Cara Delevingne does great - with a fascination for maps - as you do
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 236 Batman and Robin (1997)  -  Joel Schumacher
Best Rubber Coated Batgirl
     Alicia in rubber mmmm.... worth seeing just for the fetish material
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 237 The Birdcage  -  Mike Nichols
Best Sunset Club
     Outrageous camp fun frolick unforgettable beachside club in paradise - memory embed
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 238 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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 239 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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 240 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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 241 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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 242 24 Hour Party People  -  Michael Winterbottom
Best Madchester
     Great warehouse recording studio club aka 'The Haçienda' Rave HQ
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 243 American Beauty  -  Sam Mendes
Best Sleepover
     Sensual to say the least - very memorable, has that certain je ne sais quoi
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