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2017 Oscar Nominations

Who's going to win it this year? Make your opinion at least semi-informed with this list of all the 2017 Best Picture nominations, including everything from Texas Noir 'Hell or High Water' to Hollywoo...

American Political Biopics

America's most prominent political figures are the source of scrutiny, condemnation, and praise in this collection of biopics, including critically-acclaimed civil-rights drama 'Selma' and unflinching...

Welcome to Modern Dystopia

Thanks Obama! Ponder what society could be if controlled by a government who hated free-speech, listened in to your conversations at all times, and patrolled the skies with unmanned robots. Oh wait......

Smart Indie Sci-Fi

Sick of sci-fi blockbusters with big-budgets and no brain? Then look no further than this collection of modern indie masterpieces guaranteed to make you ponder time, space, and everything in between. ...

Taming Bad Boy Romances

Dependability, manners, and fidelity are all well and good in a man - but they go out the window when one of these bad boys walks in the room sporting a leather jacket and a disdainful look directed s...

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Power

Movies in the vein of 'Jumper' or 'Limitless': where normal people are granted supernatural abilities, only to learn the wisdom of Uncle Ben's adage 'with great power comes great responsibility'. Main...

Profoundly Odd Existential Comedies

In the vein of 'Being John Malkovich': these existential mind-boggling comedies will leave you in slightly confused hysterics, as you question life, reality, and your own sanity. Make sure to check ou...

Modern Erotic Thrillers

Contemporary erotic thriller movies with more steam than a Turkish bath - but thankfully fewer naked Turkish men! In fact, none that we could find, but then we haven't seen them all.

Erotic Horror Films

These erotic horror movies tend to avoid the seedy pitfalls of out and out sexploitation, keeping it (relatively) classy, while mixing violence with eroticism. Give 'Nekromantik' a watch for a serious...

Slick Illusionist Thrillers

All is not as it seems in these magician-based thrillers, think less bunny rabbits coming out of hats and more women getting sawed in half; and make sure to check out "The Illusionist" and "Now You Se...

One Insane Night Comedies

Movies in the style of 'Superbad' or 'The Hangover': these movies depict their protagonists having the most insane night of their lives, planned, unplanned, or somewhere in between.

Best Mindfucks Ever

For many, the first movie that springs to mind is 'Fight Club', but other great mindfucks in this collection include 'Shutter Island', 'Donnie Darko', and - going back - 'El Topo'. Enjoy the 10 minute...

Intersecting Story Drama

The plots are a bit high-concept, so we're better off just putting it like this: movies in the vein of 'Crash', where intersecting narratives are patched together to create a powerful mosaic. Make sur...

Cheesy Love/Hate RomComs

We all remember the romantic logic of 3rd grade. The meaner you are to someone the more you like them. Well apparently the good folks in Hollywood never forgot! Enjoy this collection of fluffy RomComs...

Atrocities of the Asylum

Whether justified or unjustified, these insane asylum horrors do not paint a rosy picture of American mental-health treatment facilities. Make sure to check out 'Session 9' for one of the most terrify...

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