Madness

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“Did he say that tree was mad?”: Great Films with Surreal, Dreamed or Hallucinated Sequences

  1. After…
  2. Belle de Jour
  3. Bent
  4. The Birthday Party (1968)
  5. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  6. Carnival of Souls
  7. Un Chien Andalou
  8. The City of Lost Children
  9. The Cook, the Thief, his Wife, and her Lover
  10. Cross of Iron
  11. Dead End
  12. Dead Man’s Shoes
  13. Delicatessen
  14. Don’t Look Now
  15. Donnie Darko
  16. Fur
  17. Hour of the Wolf
  18. Incident at Owl Creek
  19. Jacob’s Ladder
  20. Kontroll
  21. Metropolis
  22. Performance
  23. Requiem for a Dream
  24. Repulsion
  25. The Ruling Class
  26. The Shout
  27. Sublime
  28. Trainspotting
  29. Waking the Dead
  30. Wild Strawberries
  31. Videodrome

…and every film Fellini ever made.

“Monumental Alabaster”: Best-loved Films about Necrophilia

  1. Bad Timing
  2. Kissed

“Leonard talks to his rifle”: Films Featuring Batshit Bastards

  1. Calvaire
  2. Clay Pigeons
  3. The Collector
  4. The King
  5. The King of Comedy
  6. Falling Down
  7. Full Metal Jacket
  8. Mosquito Coast
  9. Nightcrawler
  10. Peacock
  11. Peeping Tom
  12. Psycho
  13. Sexy Beast
  14. Star 80
  15. Taxi Driver

“I won’t be ignored, Dan”: Great Films Featuring Batshit Chicks

  1. The Beguiled
  2. Far North
  3. Fatal Attraction
  4. Frances
  5. Hard Candy
  6. Kissed
  7. Misery
  8. Mommy Dearest
  9. The Night Listener
  10. Notes on a Scandal
  11. Play Misty For Me
  12. Repulsion
  13. Single White Female
  14. Vinyan
  15. White Oleander

“Like a Hole in the Head”: Great Films featuring Lobotomies

  1. Frances
  2. From Hell
  3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  4. Session 9
  5. Suddenly, Last Summer

“Bet You Can’t Eat Just One”: Great Films featuring Cannibalism

  1. Alive
  2. Delicatessen
  3. Hannibal
  4. Night of the Living Dead
  5. Ravenous
  6. Silence of the Lambs
  7. Soylent Green
  8. Tooth and Nail
  9. Vinyan

Uneasy Does It: Great Films Steeped in Generalized Anxiety

  1. After Hours
  2. Barton Fink
  3. Birth
  4. The Birthday Party (1968)
  5. The Comfort of Strangers
  6. Don’t Look Now
  7. Gone
  8. Hour of the Wolf
  9. The King of Comedy
  10. Knife in the Water
  11. Lemming
  12. Puffball: The Devil’s Eyeball
  13. Repulsion
  14. The Shining
  15. The Shout
  16. The Swimmer
  17. The Tenant
  18. The Trial
  19. Wake in Fright (Outback)
  20. Wetherby