towards a new millennial art canon

1981 - 1996

artful, strange, genre, transgressive, ordinary/unordinary, good/bad

highly personal but perhaps relatable

  • The 4th Man
  • 8 Million Ways to Die
  • Action U.S.A.
  • The Addiction
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
  • The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
  • After Hours
  • Akira
  • Alice
  • Alien³
  • The Ambulance
  • American Hunter
  • Angel Heart
  • Angst
  • Anguish
  • Baby Blood
  • Bad Boy Bubby
  • Bad Lieutenant
  • Barb Wire
  • Basic Instinct
  • Batman Forever
  • Batman Returns
  • Beetlejuice
  • The Black Cat
  • Black Mask
  • Black Rainbow
  • Blade Runner
  • The Blob
  • Blonde Death
  • Blood Diner
  • Blood Simple
  • Blood Sisters
  • Blow Out
  • Blue Velvet
  • Blue Vengeance
  • Boardinghouse
  • Body Double
  • Body Melt
  • Body of Evidence
  • Born in Flames
  • Bound
  • Brain Damage
  • Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
  • Breathless
  • Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker
  • Candyman
  • Cast a Deadly Spell
  • Cat People
  • Catchfire
  • Cherry 2000
  • Chungking Express
  • Cobra
  • Cold Water
  • Color of Night
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
  • Cool as Ice
  • Crash
  • Crimes of Passion
  • Critters 2
  • Cronos
  • The Crow: City of Angels
  • Curtains
  • Dangerous Game
  • Dark Angel: The Ascent
  • The Dark Half
  • Darkman
  • The Day of the Beast
  • Dead Man
  • Dead Presidents
  • Deadbeat at Dawn
  • Death Becomes Her
  • Death Spa
  • The Decline of Western Civilization
  • Def by Temptation
  • Demons
  • Dick Tracy
  • Dracula
  • Dragons Forever
  • Dreams
  • Ebola Syndrome
  • Electra
  • Enemy Territory
  • Evil Dead II
  • Exotica
  • The Fan
  • Fatal Exposure
  • Fear of a Black Hat
  • Fire in the Sky
  • Five Element Ninjas
  • Flashdance
  • Frankenhooker
  • Freaked
  • Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
  • Freejack
  • Freeway
  • Full Eclipse
  • Furious
  • The Garbage Pail Kids Movie
  • The Gate
  • Ghost in the Machine