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by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1960s: Movie Of The 1960s - Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, France) "Is it possible now, 50 years later, even to imagine seeing “Breathless” for the first time? Mr. Godard’s film quickly took its place among those touchstones of modern art that signified a decisive break with what came before — pa...
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 222
Views: 79483

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Just saw Mitski and Jay Som last night at Rams Head Live. Although Jay Som was definitely solid and charismatic throughout their opening set, it was Mitski who stole the show the entire night. Without a doubt one of the best experiences of my life, and it served as a reminder to me as why music is a...
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1969: Movie Of 1969 - Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper, United States) “As is often the case with pop touchstones, the experience of watching Easy Rider from start to finish is very different from receiving the movie—as so many have—in pieces. In clip-packages meant to encapsulate what “the ’60s” were all ...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1968: Movie Of 1968 - 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, United Kingdom) “Mr. Kubrick’s movie, “2001, A Space Odyssey,” finally debuted, late and over budget in April 1968, to baffled film critics and long lines of young people. John Lennon said he went to see it every week. It was the top-gros...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Without a doubt Honorio, although I do suppose that literature was able to push the boundaries of artistic expression earlier, due to decreasing censorship against the median years before. There’s no doubt that the chaos which ravaged the western world in the decade played an important role in the a...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Understandable, Honorio. On a side note, 1966 is a huge transition year in American popular culture. With European and Japanese cinema making a splash in the States, the dissatisfaction with the grandiosity of early-mid 1960’s American cinema began to show, and by the next year, a new era in Hollywo...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

I’m not questioning what’s acclaimed and what’s not, but i’ve never understood the hype behind Highway 61 Revisited and it’s tracks. There are good songs here and there, but I feel like it drags as it progresses, and ultimately ends up becoming a mixed, confusing bag of material. “Like A Rolling Sto...
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1964: Movie Of 1964 - Dr. Strangelove (Stanley Kubrick, United Kingdom) "For those who know Dr. Strangelove well, here’s a fun experiment: Watch it with the sound off, imagining that you’ve never seen it before, and try to determine at which point you’d realize that you’re supposed to be laughi...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1963 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 744

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1963 (2019 Edition)

1. 8 1/2 - Federico Fellini (Italy)
2. Contempt - Jean-Luc Godard (France)
3. Barren Lives - Nelson Pereira Dos Santos (Brazil)
4. El Verduga - Luis Garcia Berlanga (Spain)
5. Mothlight - Stan Brakhage (United States)
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1963: Movie Of 1963 - 8 1/2 (Federico Fellini, Italy) “8 1/2" is the best film ever made about filmmaking. It is told from the director's point of view, and its hero, Guido (Marcello Mastroianni), is clearly intended to represent Fellini. It begins with a nightmare of asphyxiation, and a memora...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1962 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 664

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1962 (2019 Edition)

1. Jules et Jim - Francois Truffaut (France)
2. Lawrence Of Arabia - David Lean (United Kingdom)
3. Cleo From 5 To 7 - Agnes Varda (France)
4. La Jetee - Chris Marker (France)
5. Salvatore Giuliano - Francesco Rosi (Italy)
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1962: Movie Of 1962 - Jules et Jim (Francois Truffaut, France) "Jules and Jim, French Jules et Jim, French film, released in 1962, that is the definitive New Wave movie by director François Truffaut. It epitomizes the type of groundbreaking cinema that originated in Europe during the postwar ye...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1961: Movie Of 1961 - Viridiana (Luis Bunuel, Spain) "A great many directors, when asked to name their favourite film-maker, invoke the name of Luis Buñuel. It isn't surprising, since he was undoubtedly a genius who had the invaluable capacity to offend and delight at the same time. You could c...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 7295

Re: Songs of 2019

unpopular opinion - old town road goes fucking hard :music-guitarred: Counterpoints: 1) Uh, #1 song in America by no slight margin whatsoever, definitely not an unpopular opinion. 2) "Old Town Road" is pretty good. 3) "Old Town Road (Remix) " goes fucking hard. Side point: 4) Ce...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 7295

Re: Songs of 2019

unpopular opinion - old town road goes fucking hard :music-guitarred:
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1960: Movie Of 1960 - Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, France) "Is it possible now, 50 years later, even to imagine seeing “Breathless” for the first time? Mr. Godard’s film quickly took its place among those touchstones of modern art that signified a decisive break with what came before — painting...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1950s: Movie Of The 1950s - Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, United States) “If you really want to start an argument with a movie critic, ask them what the greatest movie of all time is. Like any “GOAT” debate, you’ll get your standard answers sometimes and your unconventional answers others. The conventi...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Well damn. I deleted my 1958 draft by accident (lol) but you can see my picks for that year in my 1950s personal list, at least :| 1959: Movie Of 1959 - The 400 Blows (Francois Truffaut, France) “Francois Truffaut’s “400 Blows” is now an official classic of French cinema, but when it had its premier...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 16
Views: 1183

Re: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD

Thank you whuntva, your ballot is in.
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 222
Views: 79483

Re: Concerts you have coming up

I’m seeing Mitski on the 19th in Baltimore, and Kamasi Washington/Herbie Hancock in Wolf Trap, Virginia on July 30th. Definitely excited for both of those concerts!
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1958: Movie Of 1958 - Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, United States) “If you really want to start an argument with a movie critic, ask them what the greatest movie of all time is. Like any “GOAT” debate, you’ll get your standard answers sometimes and your unconventional answers others. The conventional g...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1957: Movie Of 1957 - Wild Strawberries (Ingar Bergman, Sweden) “It is said, with some truth, that there are three major film-makers who empty cinemas these days: Bergman, Godard and Chaplin. In Bergman's case, it is almost certainly because the 'gloomy Swede' tag has taken root. There's just enough...
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 59
Views: 13119

Re: Albums of 2019

Titanic Rising is easily the best rock album of the year so far. Gotta say it’s a must-listen definitely, the press aren’t bluffing.
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 16
Views: 1183

Re: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD

bootsy wrote:I'll get mine in between now and June 1st. :mrgreen:

I pretty much have my list but still need to see Vice and Destroyer


No problem, Bootsy. The deadline isn’t until two months from now, so there isn’t any rush :music-rockon:
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1956: Movie Of 1956 - The Searchers (John Ford, United States) “The Searchers has been more or less officially recognized as a great American classic. But I have to admit that I never really know what that kind of recognition amounts to. The film turns up on many 10-greatest-films-of-all-time lists,...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

Jirin wrote:It’s certainly immoral but it’s a very different category of immoral.


Absolutely correct.
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

Not saying it's in the same category because yes, it's a very complicated issue...Was just offering examples, although now I realize that their backgrounds are more complex than I thought.
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 16
Views: 1183

Re: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD

Gonna submit my ballot, although I too may make changes to my list before the deadline.

1. Roma
2. Shoplifters
3. Black Panther
4. The Favourite
5. Burning
6. The Death Of Stalin
7. If Beale Street Could Talk
8. BlacKkKlansman
9. The Tale
10. Sorry To Bother You
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 16
Views: 1183

Re: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD

Thanks for the ballot Dexter, you're in.
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

Also keep in mind that victims of trauma are sometimes likely to forget certain dates and events of what happened. To say that he's just putting out stuff for "money" which is what you are implying is an age-old stereotype about sexual assault allegations against people of power. That vie...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1955: Movie Of 1955 - Ordet (Carl Theodor Dreyer, Denmark) "For the Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer—whose 1955 film “Ordet” (“The Word”) I discuss in this clip—existence itself has an element of the miraculous, and the wonder of cinema is the ability to preserve it at all. Perhaps no direct...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

Also keep in mind that victims of trauma are sometimes likely to forget certain dates and events of what happened. To say that he's just putting out stuff for "money" which is what you are implying is an age-old stereotype about sexual assault allegations against people of power. That view...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

"Money" gets more relevant each day: https://youtu.be/stM8TJK-Zi0 As i've said before, i don't know if the allegations are true or not. All I know is that i'm always going to be iffy when listening to music that was made by someone who may or may not have done some fucked up things to peo...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

Maybe it's just me, but I've always had this detached image of celebrities in general (movie stars, singers, quarterbacks, etc.). While it's always appalling when someone does bad things - and I long ago reconciled with the fact that MJ probably did abuse these children - whenever, I listen to Thri...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

MJ was definitely a weird guy (I more or less side with the theory of a kid without a childhood), but I don't think he was someone with evil intentions. So molesting a kid isn’t an evil intention? This whole “Peter Pan” theory is bullshit to me, when these actions supposedly took place he was a gro...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

I believe the accusations but I’m very nervous to actually watch the doc. The documentary is honestly heartbreaking to watch...But it’s ultimately powering in it’s discussion on the effects of child sexual abuse, and for some sadly relatable. It might be an “allegation”, but with so many people com...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 66
Views: 2676

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Jirin wrote: 3. Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes

This came out in 1983.
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 16
Views: 1183

Re: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD

Just wanna remind everyone this poll still exists lol :D I'll submit a ballot in the coming days, and remember ballots aren't due until June 5th. It would be great to have some participation in this poll, so look into it :music-rockon:
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 960

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

When I woke up this morning I went on the forum and saw this thread. I'm glad that people are willing to have a conversation about sexual abuse, and examine the "man behind the mirror". Although I instigated this discussion about Jackson, i'm really regretting making that post honestly. I ...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 23
Views: 6264

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

I am not sure how well received I will be since I love Post Malone. I like the way he is shaking up popular music with his mix of hip hop, rock, and pop. The Beerbongs & Bentleys cover really strikes me for some reason, both the CD and the Vinyl cover although I prefer the CD. Beerbongs & B...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1954: Movie Of 1954 - La Strada (Federico Fellini, Italy) "A bleak and windswept beach somewhere at the edges of postwar rural Italy. A family in abject poverty scratches out a living at the margins. Sweet and naive Gelsomina is sold by her mother into indentured servitude to the brutal travell...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1953: Movie Of 1953 - Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, Japan) "It's dangerous to start watching Japanese cinema, because the world is so extensive and dazzling you may quickly develop a taste for nothing but Japanese films. Is there a romance more mysterious than Mizoguchi's Ugetsu Monogatari? Is the...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 66
Views: 2676

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

... I've been expecting a post about the allegations of sexual assault against Michael Jackson and how that affects people's appreciation of his music. Cold Butterfly, even though you seem to be OK now, I'm sorry to hear about the horrible things you've experienced. I've been fortunate to have neve...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 66
Views: 2676

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Cold Butterfly, although I didn’t go through the unfortunate situation you went through (and I hope you’re doing well), listening to MJ’s music has felt very weird lately. I didn’t vote for him, and he would’ve placed high on my list otherwise. But if I’m not enjoying myself and feeling uncomfortab...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 66
Views: 2676

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

This poll has put me in a tough situation. Thriller, the most acclaimed album of 1982, ("Billie Jean" is also the most acclaimed song of '82) has always been one of my all-time favorites, with it's songs on it being timeless for me, such as "Billie Jean" "Beat It" and &...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1952: Movie Of 1952 - Umberto D. (Vittorio De Sica, Italy) “This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows an elderly pensioner as he strives to make ends meet during Italy’s postwar economic recovery. Alone except for his dog, Flike, Umberto struggles to maintain his dignity in a city wher...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 190
Views: 19813

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1951: Movie Of 1951 - Early Summer (Yasujiro Ozu, Japan) "The Mamiya family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko, but she has ideas of her own. Played by the extraordinary Setsuko Hara, Noriko impulsively chooses her childhood friend, at once fulfilling her family's desires while tea...

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