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 1 Suicide Squad (2016)  -  David Ayer
Best Laugh
     Jared Leto rad - Will Smith killer - Margo Robbie crazy - Cara Delevingne great - ott
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 2 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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 3 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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 4 Delicatessen  -  Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Best Vivid
     Dark arthouse black macabre
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 5 The Limits of Control  -  Jim Jarmusch
Best Wack Coffees
     Surreal, vivid, great costumes - not a lot said - very out there
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 6 I Need A Dodge  -  Nick Hall
Best Dodge Missing
     For fans ov Joe Strummer 'The Clash' on the run so to speak - life and times - rad - great
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 7 Cruising  -  William Friedkin
Best Cruise
     Dark rad underground club culture New York - out there
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 8 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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 9 Paper Towns  -  Jake Schreier
Best Paper Life
     Cara Delevingne does great - with a fascination for maps - as you do
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 10 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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 11 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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 12 8 Mile  -  Curtis Hanson
Best Gritty Rap
     Eminem (acting) doin his bit as a freestyle rapper in Detroit - enjoyable
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 13 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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 14 Barbarella  -  Roger Vadim
Best Space Chic
     Rad vivid exciting adventurous space chic type stuff
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 15 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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 16 Taking Woodstock  -  Ang Lee
Best Hippie Freakout
     Rad, full on, Jimi Hendrix, behind the scenes as an actual movie - exceptional
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 17 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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 18 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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 19 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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 20 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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 21 Red State  -  Kevin Smith
Best Wack Church
     Religion gone so terribly terribly wrong - and so ultraviolent for a country church
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 22 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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 23 American Hustle (2013)  -  David O Russel
Best Hustle
     Gritty paced rad sly underhand great arthouse double flipper
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 24 12 Monkeys  -  Terry Gilliam
Best Wall Graffiti
     Like Brazil with a twist and Brad the doper - unforgettable off-net graffiti
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 25 The Last Picture Show (1971)  -  Peter Bogdanovich
Best Nude Pool Party
     Existance will exist & people try to be people - makes sense - does it - so they do something
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 26 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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 27 Fury (2014)  -  Davis Ayer
Best Tank
     Unusually gritty & memorable war movie - Brad Pit is great - this movie has something
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 28 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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 29 Angel Heart  -  Alan Parker
Best Devil
     The Devil goes to Georgia, dark, moody, sensual, rad
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 30 Stone Bros.  -  Richard Frankland
Best Gunja Road Trip
     Very funny all the way rad stoner type times - "made on dope"
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 31 Camille (1936)  -  George Cukor
Best Swoon
     Oscar best actress in a leading role, Greta Garbo; 1938
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 32 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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 33 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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 34 Blow  -  Ted Demme
Best Sunnies
     Cocain and more cocain - don't cross them - on the run - from who
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 35 Inherent Vice  -  Paul Thomas Andeson
Best Stoner PI
     Arthouse stoner abstract chics and general type fun happenings
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 36 American Beauty  -  Sam Mendes
Best Sleepover
     Sexual to say the least - very memorable, has that certain je ne sais quoi
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 37 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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 38 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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 39 Sucker Punch  -  Zack Snyder
Best Baby Doll
     Way out there psychiatric institution dance dream battle rad
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 40 Midsummer Nights Dream (1999)  -  Michael Hoffman
Best Garden
     Great to see how the godess and the devils all get along in the garden
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 41 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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 42 V for Vendetta  -  James McTeigue
Best V
     Unseen by radmaximus - said to be one ov the best dystopian dysfunctional realities
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 43 The Spirit  -  Frank Miller
Best Comic Book Style
     Very arty done as comics look, bleak rad chics very different
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 44 Good Vibrations  -  Lisa Barros D'Sa & Glen Layburn
Best Belfast Record Shop
     Music industry film - Set up a record shop & recorded early punk bands in belfast - historic
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 45 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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 46 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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 47 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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 48 Easy Rider  -  Dennis Hopper
Best Bikers
     Bleak nowhere ride rad bikes drugs ultraviolent
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 49 Dirty Harry  -  Don Siegel
Best Dirt
     Extreme un-western with Clint Eastwood - mad bad and rad (if you feel lucky)
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 50 Akira  -  Katsuhiro Otomo
Best Cyberpunk Renegades
     Out there cyberpunk dystopian future - rad bikes rad times - cult classic
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 51 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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 52 Wild Wild West  -  Barry Sonnenfeld
Best Spider
     Way wacko steam punk gone crazy with the penultimate giant desert spider
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 53 The Panic in Needle Park  -  Jerry Schatzberg
Best Distortion
     Unseen by radmaximus - hailed as a masterpiece ov drug addiction, violence and park life
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 54 Looper  -  Rian Johnson
Best Gritty Future
     Outstanding dystopian future sets - rad - and farm time with Emily
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 55 Rollerball (1975)  -  Norman Jewison
Best Speedball
     Great game - just don't fall down - possibly you'll never forget
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 56 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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 57 Edge Of Tomorrow  -  Doug Liman
Best Angel
     Sci-fi rad quick paced with Tom and Emily mmmmm....
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 58 100 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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 59 Mata Hari (1931)  -  George Fitzmaurice
Best Dance for Shiva
     Love Gretta Garbo
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 60 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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 61 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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 62 Bicycle Thieves (1948)  -  Vittorio De Sica
Best Neo-Realism
     Quintessential Italian classic were some ov the 'New Yorker's descriptions
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 63 Brüno  -  Larry Charles
Best Velcro Suit
     Babys familiar with antiquated heavy machinery, fashion, tv, outrageous - rad and rad
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 64 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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 65 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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 66 The Double (2013)  -  Richard Ayoade
Best Bleak Shift
     Rad dark bleak nowhere somewhere sparse wacko out there ott
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 67 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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 68 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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 69 Pulp Fiction  -  Quentin Tarentino
Best Disposal
     Surprisingy full on, ultraviolent and actually very good
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 70 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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 71 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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 72 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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 73 Rubber (2010)  -  Quentin Dupieux
Best Tyre
     Out there - chases people around and they explode spontaniously when it gets excited
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 74 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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 75 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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 76 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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 77 Walk the Line  -  James Mangold
Best Jail Cash
     Life and times ov Johnny Cash - very well done with Joaquin Phoenix as Cash
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 78 Bulworth  -  Warren Beatty
Best Stoner Candidate
     Great points Free Trade, Black Market trade, gunja energised people real and funny
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 79 Les Misérables  -  Tom Hooper
Best Tragedy
     Outstanding French 1800's extreme tragedy with some hope regarding bread
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 80 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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 81 Predestination  -  Michael Spierig / Peter Spierig
Best Something From Very Little
     Way wack set in past America outstanding complexity ov the script - unfold after unfold
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 82 Endless Love  -  Shana Feste
Best Creaminess
     So ott beauty all the way through - well done all concrened
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 83 Clockwork Orange  -  Stanley Kubrick
Best Ultraviolence
     Ultraviolent, dark, rad, extreme, Beethoven
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 84 Beautiful Noise  -  Eric Green
Best Shoegazer
     Doco film with many shoegazer bands - rad - ott - great - a treat in sound
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 85 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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 86 Last Days (2005)  -  Gus Van Sant
Best Kurt
     Last days ov Kurt Cobain in the countryside - bleak and bare - extremely good
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 87 Elysium  -  Neill Blomkamp
Best Dystopian LA
     Ott out there future ground LA scenery continually
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 88 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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 89 Groundhog Day  -  Harold Ramis
Best Yesterday Today
     Great to see why everyone uses this term - quite funny - interesting how he works it out
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 90 Mood Indigo  -  Michel Gondry
Best Ringing Ov The Bell
     Wack French arthouse complete with cloud chairs, sunshine and rain (at the same time)
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 91 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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 92 Chopper  -  Andrew Dominik
Best Bad Person
     Eric Bana (comedian) does a fine Chopper - the life and times ov badness
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 93 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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