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 1 Blow  -  Ted Demme
Best Sunnies
     Cocain and more cocain - don't cross them - on the run - from who
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 2 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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 3 Twilight (2008)  -  Catherine Hardwicke
Best Vampires
     Ott first scenes ov Edward - best film ov the decade at that point - moody dark rad
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 4 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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 5 Blue Velvet  -  David Lynch
Best Gas
     Frankly it's very blue and velvety
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 6 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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 7 Kalifornia  -  Dominic Sena
Best Ride
     Brad over the top killer bad bad bad and Juliet rad extreme dark bleak
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 8 Inherent Vice  -  Paul Thomas Andeson
Best Stoner PI
     Arthouse stoner abstract chics and general type fun happenings
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 9 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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 10 Star Trek Into Darkness  -  J. J. Abrams
Best Cyber Underwear
     Well made - just to see Alice Eve as Doctor Marcus is such a standout
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 11 Midnight Express (1978)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Jail Visit
     Drug shipment gone wrong, bleak destitute jail in a strange foreign land
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 12 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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 13 District 9  -  Neill Blomkamp
Best Alien Refugees
     Rad unexpected ghetto alien life (with ghetto clothing) very well done
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 14 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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 15 Pulp Fiction  -  Quentin Tarentino
Best Disposal
     Surprisingy full on, ultraviolent and actually very good
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 16 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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 17 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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 18 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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 19 All This Mayhem  -  Eddie Martin
Best Skater Peak
     Out there - World Champion - the waves man - oh the waves
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 20 Ed Wood  -  Tim Burton
Best Rubber Monster
     Bela Lugosi, Vampira, girls clothing, and making movies any way he can
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 21 8 Mile  -  Curtis Hanson
Best Gritty Rap
     Eminem (acting) doin' his bit as a freestyle rapper in Detroit - enjoyable
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 22 El Monstro Del Mar!  -  Stuart Simpson
Best Blood Squirts
     Excessive schlock - ultra trimmed production - rubber monster - off with the head
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 23 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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 24 The Stone Roses: Made of Stone  -  Shane Meadows
Best Stone
     Great look at the stone roses and their resurection tour / concert - featuring their music
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 25 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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 26 T2 Trainspotting  -  Danny Boyle
Best Coat Hanger Job
     Very enjoyable - people just living the best way they can - rad style - out there
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 27 Frank  -  Lenny Abrahamson
Best Head Start
     Frank is insane, he just wants to keep the band together, perform and record
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 28 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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 29 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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 30 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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 31 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider  -  Simon West
Best Cyber Chic
     Rad extreme costumes home adventure chic style ott clothes very very
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 32 Savages (2012)  -  Oliver Stone
Best Cartels
     The best way for the DEA is to play wholeheartedly on both sides ov the drug game
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 33 Mata Hari (1931)  -  George Fitzmaurice
Best Dance for Shiva
     Love Gretta Garbo
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 34 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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 35 Pusher (2012)  -  Luis Prieto
Best Drug Orbital
     Coke - where's the Coke - clubbing - Agyness Deyn - time - rad in the night - music
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 36 American Honey  -  Andrea Arnold
Best Road Group
     Something just arty road type stuff without appearing to be - Young Americans just survivimg
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 37 Down By Law  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Jail Escape
     Dark murky bleak lonely desperate rad and bad
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 38 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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 39 Antitrust  -  Peter Howitt
Best Garage Programmers
     Our idea ov Nirvana - large garage - few computers pizza & writing software 24/7
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 40 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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 41 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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 42 Rubber (2010)  -  Quentin Dupieux
Best Tyre
     Out there - chases people around and they explode spontaniously when it gets excited
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 43 La La Land  -  Damien Chazelle
Best Hollywood
     Ultra low impact idylic Hollywood and just so sweet - a surprisingly outstanding Musical
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 44 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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 45 Day Ov The Triffids  -  Steve Sekely
Best Plant Takeover
     Unforgettable plant overload and overkill - lingers in memory for ages - specially when alone
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 46 Bright Lights, Big City  -  James Bridges
Best NY Lost & Found - Maybe
     NY 80's with clubland trying to live and get by - something unique - Michael J. Fox does great
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 47 Yves Saint Laurent  -  Jalil Lespert
Best Life By Design
     He never worked a day in his life - he designed constantly, as he liked, without rules
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 48 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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 49 Amadeus (1984)  -  Milo Forman
Best Harpsicord
     Great seeing Mozart playing and performing, he loved making it a comedy as well
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 50 Carlos  -  Oliver Assayas
Best Jackal
     Carlos the Jackal, terrorist, extremist, getting things done rad and great
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 51 Rogue Trader  -  James Dearden
Best Call Margin
     For those who like stockmarkets - how he crashed the world
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 52 Jumunji  -  Joe Johnston
Best Lost Paradise
     Out there - what is real - where is real - gives understanding ov this 'public term'
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 53 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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 54 Buffalo '66  -  Vincent Gallo
Best Ballet Heist
     Needs a girlfriend standin, get's a full on arthouse road trip
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 55 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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 56 Spaceballs  -  Mel Brooks
Best Evil Overlord
     See Dark Helmet and one ov the funiest scenes ever
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 57 Easy Rider  -  Dennis Hopper
Best Bikers
     Bleak nowhere ride rad bikes drugs ultraviolent
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 58 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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 59 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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 60 Fury (2014)  -  Davis Ayer
Best Tank
     Unusually gritty & memorable war movie - Brad Pit is great - this movie has something
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 61 Rollerball (1975)  -  Norman Jewison
Best Speedball
     Great game - just don't fall down - possibly you'll never forget
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 62 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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 63 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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 64 Dirty Harry  -  Don Siegel
Best Dirt
     Extreme un-western with Clint Eastwood - mad bad and rad (if you feel lucky)
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 65 Robot & Frank  -  Jack Schreier
Best File Not Found
     Funny dry humor with just the sweetest robot - and so bad
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 66 Lovelace  -  Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman
Best 'Actress'
     Amanda Seyfried is a great Linda Lovelace - historic time in the 'movie' industry
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 67 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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 68 Bonnie and Clyde  -  Arthur Penn
Best Shootout
     Outlaws with a climax - ott
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 69 Johnny Suede  -  Tom Dicillo
Best Quiff
     Great styling simple plot - Brad in the best sweetheart movie
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 70 Irrational Man  -  Woody Allen
Best Philosophy Ov Justification
     Love the philosophy professor - quintessential bleakness or existential misappropriation
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 71 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Acid
     Wack acid drug trip words hallucinations hotels desert rad extreme serverly drug induced
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 72 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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 73 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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 74 Morgan (2016)  -  Luke Scott
Best Cyber Gene
     Genetics and humans - a dangerous mix - what have they done - gone rogue
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 75 Elysium  -  Neill Blomkamp
Best Dystopian LA
     Ott out there future ground LA scenery continually
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 76 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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 77 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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 78 Wild Wild West  -  Barry Sonnenfeld
Best Spider
     Way wacko steam punk gone crazy with the penultimate giant desert spider
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 79 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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 80 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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 81 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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 82 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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 83 Beautiful Noise  -  Eric Green
Best Shoegazer
     Doco film with many shoegazer bands - rad - ott - great - a treat in sound
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 84 Clockwork Orange  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Ultraviolence
     Ultraviolent, dark, rad, extreme, Beethoven
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 85 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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 86 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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 87 Brazil (1985)  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Neo Futuristic 1800's
     Best ever somewhere else, rad, set in the furture with old bits
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 88 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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 89 Metropolis (1927)  -  Fritz Lang
Best Silent Movie
     Futuristic extreme overdone macabre way ahead prophecy (off reality - right octive)
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 90 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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 91 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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 92 Cruising  -  William Friedkin
Best Cruise
     Dark rad underground club culture New York - out there
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 93 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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 94 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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 95 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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 96 The Social Network  -  David Fincher
Best Face Value
     Facebook, the minute he made it, snakes were all law suits for speaking a few words
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 97 This Is the End  -  Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
Best Apocalypse Party
     Party at the end ov the road ov civilisation - rad exteme funny and altogether possible
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 98 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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 99 Brüno  -  Larry Charles
Best Velcro Suit
     Babys familiar with antiquated heavy machinery, fashion, tv, outrageous - rad and rad
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 100 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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 101 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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 102 The Runaways  -  Floria Sigismondi
Best Cherry Bomb
     Great look at the start and procession ov the Runaways & Joan Jet
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