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What Are You Watching?

Film & TelevisionJesse WalkerComment

I made a list of my favorite rare, independent and cult films last night for a friend who was looking for stuff he hadn't seen yet. After a few hours of list making it seemed worthwhile to post it at NCM as well today. So, here are some of my all time favorites. I welcome comments or suggestions on anything I missed, I'm sure there's plenty.

CRAP-TACULAR CULT FILMS:
Zardoz
Barbarella: Queen Of The Galaxy
The Omega Man
Donkey Skin
Saturn 5
Danger: Diabolik
Juliet of the Spirits
The Wicker Man (Original Version)
Meet The Feebles (Peter Jackson's first film)
Logan's Run

BEAUTIFUL, STRANGE & CEREBRAL:
The Holy Mountain (Alejandro Jodorowsky)
El Topo (Alejandro Jodorowsky)
On The Silver Globe (Andrzej Zulawski)
The Saddest Music In The World
American Astronaut
The Films of the Brothers Quay
Stalker (Andrei Tarkovski) The Mirror (Andrei Tarkovski)
City Of Lost Children (Marc Caro & Jean-Pierre Jeunet)
Delicatessen (Marc Caro & Jean-Pierre Jeunet)
The Return (Andrei Zvyagintsev)
Utomlyonnye solntsem aka Burnt By The Sun (Nikita Mikhalkov)
Cabeza de Vaca (Nicolás Echevarría)
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Werner Herzog)
Fitzcarraldo (Werner Herzog)
Time of the Gypsies (Emir Kusturica)
The Devils (Ken Russell)
Faustus (Jan Svenkmeier)
Dreams (Akira Kurosawa)
Ran (Akira Kurosawa)
Metropolis

THE GOOD STUFF:
Dune
Blade Runner
Alien
Alien 2
Wild At Heart
Shadow Of The Vampire
Let The Right One In
Reign Of Fire
Boogie Nights
Timecrimes
Sunshine
The Devil's Backbone
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Bloody Sunday
Rosemary's Baby
Water Drops On Burning Rocks (François Ozon)
Once upon A Time In The West
The Good The Bad And The Ugly
The Celebration
Lost In Translation
Heavenly Creatures (Peter Jackson)
Beau Travail
The Party (starring Peter Sellers)
Downfall
Coraline
The Piano Teacher
The Lives of Others
Harold & Maude
City Of God
Ed Wood
Election

DOCUMENTARIES:
The Legend of Leigh Bowery
The Cruise
The Devil's Playground
Paris Is Burning
Grey Gardens
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple
En el Hoyo
The Yes Men
Hell House
Hands On A Hard Body
The Devils Miner
The Nomi Song
The Fog Of War
Grizzly Man
The Eyes of Tammy Faye

TELLY:
Strangers With Candy
The League Of Gentleman (BBC)
The Long Way Round (BBC)
Black Books (BBC)
The Kingdom (Lars von Trier) [Danish Television Series]
Deadwood