Gilliam, Lynch, and Cronenburg collide in this list of dystopian nightmares that lean on Kafka's aesthetic; difficult to sum it up without resorting to the circular adjective 'Kafkaesque', but you'll know it when you see it!
This contemporary collection of mysteries are so dark you'll need to turn up the screen brightness on your laptop. Make sure to check out 'Stonehearst Asylum' for a fantastic horror/thriller based on a short-story by Edgar Allen Poe.
From 'Solaris' to 'Brazil', these mind-bending sci-fi classics will leave you scratching your head, pinching your arm, and perhaps questioning your sanity. If you're looking for some high IQ sci-fi then look no further!
After the fall of fascism and the growth of communism, Hollywood was inundated with speculative sci-fi imagining how the future might look if 'The Man' got his way. Having passed many of the years these films were set in (e.g. 1984), all we can say is : 'Thank God it's not THAT bad!'
A collection of flicks featuring dinosaurs, killer robots, and Will Smith as a wise-cracking space-cop. You can't really ask for much more with this list of the very best science-fiction from the 1990s.
From 'Silence of the Lambs' to 'Pi', the most uneventful decade of the 20th century nevertheless spawned some pretty exciting thrillers. Whichever ones tickles your nostalgia, you're in for a non-stop rollercoaster down memory lane.
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 minutes of headscratching after the credits roll!