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  • Fireworks



    Hana-bi features what might be my favourite edit in cinema. Beat Takeshi lights a cigarette, the scene cuts to a man being gunned down. The unexpectedness, the suddenness, is joyous. The sound of the lighter, the pop-pop of the gun firing. It's a little marvel, the cinema of cool. Tarantino wishes he came up with it in his dreams.

  • Hacksaw Ridge

    Hacksaw Ridge


    War is Mel.

  • A Horrible Way to Die

    A Horrible Way to Die


    The greatest American horror film of the decade so far. Nuff said.

  • Man Underground

    Man Underground


    A belting debut. Seek it out, if you can.

  • Heaven's Gate

    Heaven's Gate


    Class war on the open range, the battle for America's self-image - the beautiful myth vs the cruel reality. Capitalist critique and broken dreams. Cimino made an American masterpiece the world wasn't ready for in 1980.

  • Event Horizon

    Event Horizon


    Hellraiser in space. The one good Paul WS Anderson movie.

  • Suspiria



    The most beautiful horror film ever made. Atomic fact.

  • Alive



    "To be affronted by solitude without decadence, or a single material thing to prostitute, it elevates you to a spiritual plane, where I felt the presence of God. Now, there's the God they taught me about at school, and there is the God that's hidden by what surrounds us in this civilization. That's the God that I met on the mountain." Great narrating by Malkatraz.

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me


    Sheryl Lee as Laura Palmer is extraordinary. Love, death, sex, innocence, corruption, desire and danger, Lee's ability to switch modes and facial expressions, often in an instant, sometimes in the same scene, is remarkable. What an actress! What a film!

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon


    Like a fashion shoot directed by Count Dracula. Bloody, intoxicating, unique.

  • American Honey

    American Honey


    Andrea Arnold's masterpiece, her Night of the Hunter, her Apocalypse Now. FUCKING INCREDIBLE.

  • Hospital



    Hospital features the greatest vomiting scene in the history of cinema.