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by Cold Butterfly
Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Roky Erickson
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: R.I.P. Roky Erickson

Just yesterday I was playing NBA 2K19 with The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators playing in the background in it's entirety...His work with the band represented the apogee of 60s garage rock in my opinion, transcending it's DIY aesthetic into true sophistication. R.I.P. Rory, you are go...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun May 26, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 36688

Re: Albums of 2019

So back to what I said about IGOR a week ago, I really think it's Tyler's best album yet, and the album we've all expected him to make ever since he gained notoriety with Odd Future earlier in the decade. It's the best rap album of the year so far, even though it defies the genre's conventions and w...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun May 26, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 14205

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Albums 1. Murmur - R.E.M. 2. High Land, Hard Rain - Aztec Camera 3. Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes 4. Out Of Step - Minor Threat 5. Hootenanny - The Replacements 6. Whodini - Whodini 7. Synchro System - King Sunny Ade 8. Speaking In Tongues - Talking Heads Songs 1. Blue Monday - New Order 2. This C...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun May 26, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 27
Views: 7425

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

The deadline to post lists has passed. Results will be posted sometime this week.
by Cold Butterfly
Sat May 25, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 27
Views: 7425

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

Deadline is at the end of the day, by the way.
by Cold Butterfly
Thu May 23, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 27
Views: 7425

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

If you saw the other thread, due to my personal issues going on at the moment, I won't be able to make a presentation and rollout.

There's two days left to submit lists, and the results will be posted on Sunday.
by Cold Butterfly
Sat May 18, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 36688

Re: Albums of 2019

Please tell me i’m not the only one who thinks The National are one of this generation’s most overrated bands :? Alas, you are the only one. This is the only band every person in the world agrees with that is amazing. You are probably still in denial. I get why people enjoy them, but personally i'v...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri May 17, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 36688

Re: Albums of 2019

Yeah so Igor's really good imo but I have no clue how critics will react. With Flower Boy, I sort of knew it would be widely acclaimed but with Igor it's a different ball game. Without the rapping, you lose a bit of the structure and it's a lot looser and could be seen as repetitive. We're already ...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri May 17, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 36688

Re: Albums of 2019

Please tell me i’m not the only one who thinks The National are one of this generation’s most overrated bands :?
by Cold Butterfly
Fri May 17, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 36688

Re: Albums of 2019

Only three and a half hours until the new Tyler album drops. And I am absolutely fucking hyped for it.
by Cold Butterfly
Fri May 17, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: On The 2018 Film Poll
Replies: 0
Views: 735

On The 2018 Film Poll

Due to recent complications surrounding my life, i will not be able to run the rollout/results anymore on the end of year film poll. Many things have caused me to not have the time for this, and the situations i'm facing right now have forced me to take a break from the forum. End of year testing is...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri May 03, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 36688

Re: Albums of 2019

I am not liking the new Vampire Weekend LP at all...It just feels overblown and all over the place, compared to their past releases. I can't find any consistency in Father Of The Bride whatsoever, and their sound have become dumbed down and flawed on this album. The intellect that made Vampire Weeke...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed May 01, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 27255

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Man, i've been so busy lately that I couldn't get a list in time. This is what my list would've been if I had submitted one - Albums: 1. Thriller - Michael Jackson 2. Juju Music - King Sunny Ade 3. Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen 4. 1999 - Prince And The Revolution 5. You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever -...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 234
Views: 54318

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

I just remembered this looking at my list, but I actually read Roll Of Thunder, Hear Me Cry when I was nine years old (it was in my classroom library). It's interesting looking back on it because I didn't understand it at the time, but now it's one of my favorite books. Time is funny that way :mrgre...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 234
Views: 54318

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1975: Movie Of 1975 - The Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky, USSR) "Tarkovsky's fascinating meditation on his life, on memory and on time is narrated and witnessed by a quasi-fictional self who never appears on camera. The whole is represented in such a way as to attempt the erosion or even abolition of...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: General Movie Discussions
Replies: 23
Views: 7545

Re: General Movie Discussions

Just saw Avengers: Endgame with some friends and i'm telling you man, it's one of the best superhero films i've seen and one of the year's best films so far. I would go deeper but I don't wanna be that guy to spoil it for people who haven't seen it yet :whistle:
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 234
Views: 54318

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1974: Movie Of 1974 - The Godfather Part II (Francis Ford Coppola, United States) “The devolution of Michael Corleone is counterpointed by flashbacks to the youth and young manhood of his father, Vito (Robert De Niro). These scenes, taking place in Sicily and old New York, follow the conventional pa...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 234
Views: 54318

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1973: Movie Of 1973 - Badlands (Terrence Malick, United States) "Starring 31-year-old Martin Sheen as the Starkweather figure Kit Carruthers, a genial psychopath with good manners, black-and-white cowboy boots and a carefully maintained movie star pompadour, and 24-year-old Sissy Spacek as the ...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Motion Pictures Of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 27
Views: 7425

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

Due to school-related issues, the deadline is gonna have to be pushed up to May 25th. My apologies, but i’m still excited to see the results!
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 234
Views: 54318

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1972: Movie Of 1972 - The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, United States) “It was the first event movie of the 70s, the one multitudes queued up to see, the one whose dialogue, characters and imagery instantly became ingrained in the collective consciousness. It made stars of Pacino and Caan, won Os...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 234
Views: 54318

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1971: Movie Of 1971 - A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, United Kingdom) “I drove to Cornwall and spent a couple of weeks travelling around and walking on moors. The film was a huge hit. The intelligent newspapers would write editorials about it, not only reviews. It was bigger than just a movie, ...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 234
Views: 54318

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

1970: Movie Of 1970 - Husbands (John Cassavetes, United States) “Always ballsy, often brilliant, sometimes exasperating, John Cassavetes' 1970 picture Husbands is now on rerelease. Peter Falk, Ben Gazzara and Cassavetes himself play Archie, Harry and Gus respectively, three middle-aged married frien...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 234
Views: 54318

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: 224
Views: 110797

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 16
Views: 5148

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 12
Views: 3322

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 51
Views: 20959

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: 51
Views: 20959

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 27
Views: 7425

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: 224
Views: 110797

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 234
Views: 54318

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: 109
Views: 36688

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.

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