The Pet reviewed as the "Best Movie of the Year 2006" (bdsm) and while The Pet is not bdsm in the strict sense and most movies so honored are not identified as such it is a mark of respect to be recognized in such notable company. Some 'Editor's Choice' winners of the “BDSM Movie of the Year” include: Stanley Kubrick’s Clockwork Orange 1971; Luis Buñuel’s Belle de Jour in 1967; Liliana Cavani’s Night Porter 1974 (considered by many as the most controversial movie of our time); Just Jaeckin’s Story of O in 1975; David Cronenberg “Video Drone” in 1983; David Lynch’s “Blue Velvet” in 1986; Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut 1998; Steven Shainberg’s Secretary in 2002; Frank Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino (+) Sin City in 2005; D Stevens’ The Pet in 2006 and Craig Brewer’s Black Snake Moan in 2007. The Pet has been released and seen worldwide and is one of the top selling movies (cult) at Amazon. It was released through TLA and has been distributed throughout Asia, Europe, Australia, South America and the United States. It is an iconoclastic look at preconceptions of power exchange in its ultimate psychological forms.