radmaximus - movie reviewer
 
avant garde
arthouse
medium / rad
avant garde / arthouse
medium / promising
classic greats
classic
greats

 1 Dirty Harry  -  Don Siegel
Best Dirt
     Extreme un-western with Clint Eastwood - mad bad and rad (if you feel lucky)
<< move
move >>move down
 2 Endless Love  -  Shana Feste
Best Creaminess
     So ott beauty all the way through - well done all concrened
<< movemove up
move >>move down
 3 Fury (2014)  -  Davis Ayer
Best Tank
     Unusually gritty & memorable war movie - Brad Pit is great - this movie has something
<< movemove up
move >>move down
 4 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)
<< movemove up
move >>move down
 5 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
<< movemove up
move >>move down
 6 Spaceballs  -  Mel Brooks
Best Evil Overlord
     See Dark Helmet and one ov the funiest scenes ever
<< movemove up
move >>move down
 7 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
<< movemove up
move >>move down
 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
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 9 The Theory of Everything (2014)  -  James Marsh
Best Persistence
     Stephen Hawkings portrail ov his life at university and development ov various theorys
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 10 Chopper  -  Andrew Dominik
Best Bad Person
     Eric Bana (comedian) does a fine Chopper - the life and times ov badness
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 11 All This Mayhem  -  Eddie Martin
Best Skater Peak
     Out there - World Champion - the waves man - oh the waves
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 12 Citizenfour  -  Lara Poitras
Best 'We Know Nothing'
     All Internet data is being stored - Ed Snowden tells NSA has been peeking at it & phones
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 13 Micmacs  -  Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Best Night Visit
     Full on wacko arthouse with one rad scene completely away from the movie
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 14 Inside Llewyn Davis  -  Joel Cohen & Ehtan Cohen
Best Gaslight
     Arthouse arts staying in the arthouse arts singing & playing folk songs - gritty
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 15 The Social Network  -  David Fincher
Best Face Value
     Facebook, the minute he made it, snakes were all law suits for speaking a few words
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 16 Johnny Suede  -  Tom Dicillo
Best Quiff
     Great styling simple plot - Brad in the best sweetheart movie
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 17 Rocky Horror Picture Show  -  Jim Sharman
Best Perverted Movie
     For anyone who has'nt seen it - it really is early rad extreme everything
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 18 Cruel Intentions  -  Roger Kumble
Best Deception
     How the bored get their kicks, great indoor scenery, deception on deception v deception
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 19 They Live  -  John Carpenter
Best Propaganda
     Source: 'OBEY' used with 'André the Giant' in Shepard Fairey Russian based Art/Propaganda
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 20 Only God Forgives  -  Nicolas Winding Refn
Best Not Forgiven
     So ultraviolent in a calm neat zen type way - may be disturbing - quite unforgetable
<< movemove up 5
move >>move down
 21 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)  -  Victor Fleming
Best 40's Chics
     Unforgettable chics - quite remarkable - has something extra easily overlooked
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 22 The Great Gatsby (2013)  -  Baz Luhrmann
Best Party Guy
     Gatsby has partys and everyone goes - great cars and great sets - grand
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 23 Angel Heart  -  Alan Parker
Best Devil
     The Devil goes to Georgia, dark, moody, sensual, rad
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 24 Last Days (2005)  -  Gus Van Sant
Best Kurt
     Last days ov Kurt Cobain in the countryside - bleak and bare - extremely good
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 25 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)  -  Robert Wiene
Best Abstract Expressionistic Backgrounds
     One of the most influential films of the German Expressionist Movement
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 26 Inherent Vice  -  Paul Thomas Andeson
Best Stoner PI
     Arthouse stoner abstract chics and general type fun happenings
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 27 Sid And Nancy  -  Alex Cox
Best Sid
     Great story albeit not quite true featuring Sid in his last days
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 28 The Limits of Control  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Wack Coffees
     Surreal, vivid, great costumes - not a lot said - very out there
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 29 Star Trek Into Darkness  -  J. J. Abrams
Best Cyber Underwear
     Well made - just to see Alice Eve as Doctor Marcus is such a standout
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 30 Terminator Salvation  -  McG
Best Machine Takeover
     Wack dystopian Arnie future cyber superweb (Skynet) mechanized rule & war - rad
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 31 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 32 Cosmopolis  -  David Cronenberg
Best Limo Ride
     Dystopian to say the least - life perceived by Robert in the limo right in the thick ov things
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 33 Amadeus (1984)  -  Milo Forman
Best Harpsicord
     Great seeing Mozart playing and performing, he loved making it a comedy as well
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 34 Spring Breakers  -  Harmony Korine
Best Maelström
     Neon glow arthouse version ov breakers breaking - dealin: James Franco (nasty) - best
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 35 The Man Who Fell to Earth  -  Nicolas Roeg
Best Prophetic
     Very close prophecy - an alien loaded with industrial designs, rad camera & fitting end...
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 36 Elysium  -  Neill Blomkamp
Best Dystopian LA
     Ott out there future ground LA scenery continually
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 37 Howl  -  Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman
Best Poem
     Key ov the the Beat Generation, a poem by Allen Ginsberg - read full length ov the movie
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 38 Pans Labyrinth (2006)  -  Guillermo Del Toro
Best Drop Ov Blood
     Mytholigcal - beware the 'Table ov Abundance' - they just need a drop ov blood
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 39 Once Upon A Time In Mexico  -  Robert Rodriguez
Best Mod Western
     One ov the best movie posters ever - violent and rad
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 40 Tulip Fever  -  Justin Chadwick
Best Hollywood Pose
     Alicia Vikander is divine in this with Dane DeHaan as the tulips go crazy - as they do
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 41 Kick-Ass  -  Matthew Vaughn
Best Ultraviolence
     Most full on outrageous ultraviolence ever - great
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 42 1984  -  Michael Radford
Best Hysteria
     On the verge ov hysteria leading up to 1984, rad, out there and the 'Thought Police'
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 43 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 44 Ladies in Black  -  Bruce Beresford
Best Charming Surprise
     Set in the Fiftees Australia - charming all the way through - a real treat
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 45 Lost in Space  -  Stephen Hopkins
Best Space Chics
     Space chics - rubber outfits (specially moulded) - is there a story - it's in the moulding
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 46 Buffalo '66  -  Vincent Gallo
Best Ballet Heist
     Needs a girlfriend standin, get's a full on arthouse road trip
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 47 Shutter Island  -  Martin Scorsese
Best Illusion
     Story unfolds into a new psycho story - all is not what it seems - rad
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 48 Beauty and the Beast (2017)  -  Bill Condon
Best Beast
     Just charming and delightful all the way through, with talking clock, candelabra and things
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 49 Tomb Raider (2018)  -  Roar Uthuag
Best Adventure Chic
     Alicia Vikander is great as Lara Croft: lots ov fun and impossible stunts - rad
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 50 Pulp: a film about Life Death & Supermarkets  -  Florian Habicht
Best Pulp Mania
     Great up to speed with Pulp and Jarvis - as you do
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 51 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 52 Cruising  -  William Friedkin
Best Cruise
     Dark rad underground club culture New York - out there
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 53 Once Upon A Time In America  -  Sergio Leone
Best Mafia
     Being gangsters - that's a viable proposition - that's what you do
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 54 9½ Weeks  -  Adrian Lyne
Best Time In New York
     Ott sensual at one ov it's movie best - screens everywhere - obsessed
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 55 Go (1999)  -  Doug Liman
Best Party Venture
     To the rave and all it's fantasy (with Katie) mmm.. great and wack - on drugs
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 56 Alvin Purple
Best Ohh Ahh
     Wack sex type comedy from the Seventies - set Australian records at the time
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 57 Ed Wood  -  Tim Burton
Best Rubber Monster
     Bela Lugosi, Vampira, girls clothing, and making movies any way he can
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 58 Salinger  -  Shane Salerno
Best Dedicated Writer
     Great film/doco about the writer ov 'The Catcher in the Rye' poss America's No.1 book
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 59 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 60 Birdman  -  Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Best Actor Playing An Actor
     Some magical - some hallucinatory - some acting - some theater - inside the inside - rad
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 61 Groundhog Day  -  Harold Ramis
Best Yesterday Today
     Great to see why everyone uses this term - quite funny - interesting how he works it out
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 62 The Boat That Rocked  -  Richard Curtis
Best 60's Pirate Radio
     Surprisingly rad version ov 60's pirate radio in London - great music
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 63 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 64 All Eyez on Me  -  Benny Boom
Best Eyez
     Tupac Shakur - The Best song to ever come out ov California - now 'The Standard' - his life
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 65 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?
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 66 Dorian Gray (2009)  -  Oliver Parker
Best Portrait
     An 'Art Deal' with Mephisto and a steady 'Decent into the Maelström' begins
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 67 Less Than Zero  -  Marek Kanievska
Best Maelström
     Down down way way down to Oblivion - with style - rad over the edge great
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 68 100 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 69 Akira  -  Katsuhiro Otomo
Best Cyberpunk Renegades
     Out there cyberpunk dystopian future - rad bikes rad times - cult classic
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 70 Eraserhead  -  David Lynch
Best Baby
     Most bizarre bleak wacko movie we've ever seen, a baby you'll never forget
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 71 Victoria (2015)  -  Sebastian Schipper
Best Berlin Minimal
     One continuous take - in a Minimal Berlin club for a while - a glimpse ov Berlin clubbing
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 72 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 73 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 74 Lady Bird  -  Greta Gerwig
Best Do Your Own Thing
     Greta's first solo movie - Saiorse doing her stuff - as you do - sweet and enjoyable
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 75 Dredd  -  Pete Travis
Best Wack Future Soundtrack
     Soundtrack very dark future bleak match to the movie - way dystopia
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 76 Kill Your Darlings (2013)  -  John Krokidas
Best Cause and Effect
     Beat generation came from here - Ginsberg, Burroughs and Kerouac and tragedy
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 77 The Crow  -  Alex Proyas
Best Dark Star
     Gothic rad extreme dark minimal great
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 78 Blade Runner 2049  -  Denis Villeneuve
Best Home
     Wack future, soundtrack, scenery, vehicles & ott girlfriend - rad story out there
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 79 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 80 Liquid Sky  -  Slava Tsukerman
Best Avant Garde 80's
     Surreal, new romantic, avant garde, arthouse, vivid color and imagery
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 81 Darkest Hour  -  Joe Wright
Best Winston Churchill
     Ott all the way with Winston Churchill leading England - with alcohol and good food
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 82 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 83 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 84 Ted  -  Seth MacFarlane
Best Wack Teddy Bear
     Dope, chics, beer, jokes, fame, more dope, more beer, more jokes - way wacko & funny
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 85 Midnight Express (1978)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Jail Visit
     Drug shipment gone wrong, bleak destitute jail in a strange foreign land
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 86 Rollerball (1975)  -  Norman Jewison
Best Speedball
     Great game - just don't fall down - possibly you'll never forget
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 87 The Stone Roses: Made of Stone  -  Shane Meadows
Best Stone
     Great look at The Stone Roses and their Resurection Tour / concerts - featuring their music
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 88 A Quiet Place  -  John Kransinski
Best Silence
     They can't see - however they can hear - exceedingly well - Alien Future - rad
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 89 Crooked House  -  Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Best Detective
     Charming mix ov fun investigating stuff - is there a solution - we shall see
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 90 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 91 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 92 Hackers  -  Iain Softley
Best Phone Calls
     Vibrant got all the call codes tech and fast with early Angelina Jolie
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 93 Barry Lyndon  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Adventure
     Said to be one ov Kubrick's finest & most spectacular
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 94 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 95 The Imitation Game  -  Morton Tyldum
Best Decoding Machine
     Historic adaption ov one ov the first calculating machines & pressure getting it to function
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 96 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 97 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 98 We're the Millers  -  Rawson Marshall Thurber
Best Baby Incident
     Surprise comedy with some really extreme happenings and big bags ov dope
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 99 The Love Guru  -  Marco Schnabel
Best Hollywood Shaman
     Mike Myers at his love guru best - a true public shaman with his people
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 100 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 101 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 102 Stone Bros.  -  Richard Frankland
Best Gunja Road Trip
     Very funny all the way rad stoner type times - "made on dope"
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 103 Lost Highway  -  David Lynch
Best Trip ov The Condemned
     Wack, out there, very surrealist entertainment, philosophical dystopian hedonism
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 104 Eden (2013)  -  Mia Hansen-Love
Best French 90's Clubland
     Indie arthouse set in French underground clubland - just great - for clubbers to enjoy
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 105 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 106 Interview With The Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles  -  Neil Jordan
Best Interview
     Very well dressed, vampire life and the extremes they go to
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 107 V/H/S/2  -  Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard & others
Best Phone Movie
     Apparently made on phones, remote cams, computer cams etc - dark, rad & wack
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 108 Looper  -  Rian Johnson
Best Gritty Future
     Outstanding dystopian future sets - rad - and farm time with Emily
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 109 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 110 Jean de Florette  -  Claude Berri
Best Heartbreak
     A sweet tragedy - unforgettable for some reason - so innocent so tragic so evil
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 111 Lolita (1997)  -  Adrian Lyne
Best Bad
     Classic badness - all the traits ov a banned movie however not banned
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 112 Trance (2013)  -  Dany Boyle
Best Art Heist
     All is not what it seems in the art world - inside and outside - and one can forget
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 113 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 114 Unfriended  -  Tim Bekmambetov, Jason Blum, Nelson Greaves
Best Horror Computer
     Aka 'Cybernatural' - Social Media goes terribly wrong - great - especially for computer geeks
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 115 Purple Rain (1984)  -  Albert Magnoli
Best Stage Chopper
     Prince - 'The Movie' - very sweet & fun to watch and feel you've at least seen it
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 116 Sleepy Hollow  -  Tim Burton
Best Dark Forrest
     Great costumes and drama in the dark woods with Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 117 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 118 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider  -  Simon West
Best Cyber Chic
     Rad extreme costumes home adventure chic style ott clothes very very
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 119 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
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 120 The Birdcage  -  Mike Nichols
Best Sunset Club
     Outrageous camp fun frolick unforgettable beachside club in paradise - memory embed
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down
 121 American Beauty  -  Sam Mendes
Best Sleepover
     Sensual to say the least - very memorable, has that certain je ne sais quoi
<< movemove top 10
move >>move down


  film title - may need year codes
 
url - link about the film
wiki google  
 
director
best - 'something'
 
prefered list number
 
  avant garde classic  
  arthouse great  
something about the film




beta edit not required to add a movie edit