Withnail and I: Because great comedy is always grounded in something genuine that no one would ever laugh at.
Eraserhead: Because imaginary worlds don't come more convincing than this.
Harold and Maude: Because quirk only works when something more important is dragging it down.
Sacrifice: Because I saw this long, talky and grim piece and went to a very comfy club afterwards and had to be told later that everyone else was talking about how boring they thought the film was because I didn't remember hearing anything that was said.
M. Hulot's Holiday: Because it shut a group of rowdy drunken geese that I and my flatmates were at the time and won us over in about two scenes.
Being John Malkovich: Because identity is scary and so grippingly funny.
The Blair Witch Project: Because, as T.S. Eliot said, every revolution in poetry is a return to the banal.
Two or Three Things I know About Her: Because it's proof you don't need narrative to be fictional.