9 December 2011 5:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

[1] Year-end top 10 lists can get pretty mind-numbing, as you see the same titles crop up again and again and again... and again, but filmmaker John Waters has set himself apart by both by posting his a bit early and by, oh yeah, being John Waters. You wouldn't seriously expect the man who gave us Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, and Hairspray to just name War Horse and The Artist like everrrrrrryone else, would you? No, Waters' tastes tend toward more unconventional choices, like Kaboom, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, and Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (seriously), with Pedro Almodovar's The Skin I Live In topping the list. Read the top 10 after the jump. Waters published his list in Artforum [2] (via First Showing [3]), along with brief explanations for his picks: 1. The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodóvar) 2. Mildred Pierce (Todd Haynes) 3. Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Jon M. Chu »

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