It's one of the most harrowing depiction of nuclear warfare to ever hit screens – not for what it showed, but for what it didn't show.
Richard Linklater's lazy, Gen X indy flick taught me that, sometimes, it's OK to take the roundabout way.
Striving for perfection can drive you insane, but I didn't realise just how insane I'd become until I watched Black Swan.
The internet exposed me to the depths of human cruelty, but it was Pasolini's masterpiece that truly disgusted and beguiled me.
And if "cool" is gimp masks and adrenaline shots to the heart, then I'm kind of OK with that.