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by BleuPanda
Fri May 22, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Disney Animated Canon Poll?
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Disney Animated Canon Poll?

I actually just started watching them all in order, so I'd definitely be interested. Just got through The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Crane, so I do have a bit more to go before I'd be ready
by BleuPanda
Fri May 22, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 43278

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I'm not yet ready to post my lists but figured this shouldn't be hidden on the second page (I'm really afraid of forgetting to submit mine)
by BleuPanda
Sat May 16, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1950s: 1957 (2020 Edition)
Replies: 8
Views: 137

Re: Films of the 1950s: 1957 (2020 Edition)

1. The Seventh Seal 2. Wild Strawberries 3. The Cranes Are Flying 4. Throne of Blood 5. Paths of Glory 6. 12 Angry Men 7. The Incredible Shrinking Man 8. Nights of Cabiria 9. The Bridge on the River Kwai 10. Sweet Smell of Success 11. Night of the Demon 12. What's Opera, Doc? 13. Mother India 14. Py...
by BleuPanda
Sun May 10, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 1042

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread

I feel like part of the reason to reduce the number of categories is to make sure we're all drawing from the same pool, since overlap is a necessity for works to actually place in the final results (and what we have is already a gigantic range). With the current categories, this is essentially a 'wr...
by BleuPanda
Sat May 09, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 1042

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread

I updated the first post to include graphic novels. I think including non-fiction would cast the net too wide. I feel like poetry collections are also in the same boat? Honestly, my ideal would to be to cut out plays and graphic novels as well, but I also don't think they're big enough on their own ...
by BleuPanda
Fri May 08, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition Recommendations Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition Recommendations Thread

The fun thing is, I was going to watch both Game of Thrones and The Handmaid's Tale but decided to check out the books first, which is what kicked off me suddenly reading like crazy. Still haven't seen either show past the first episode! So my ASOIAF rank is also after spending a decade being kind o...
by BleuPanda
Thu May 07, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 12106

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

Going to #202 in case you decide against Twin Peaks: The Return or Chernobyl 1. Parasite (2019) 2. Moonlight (2016) 3. Twin Peaks: The Return (2017) 4. Boyhood (2014) 5. Holy Motors (2012) 6. Burning (2018) 7. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012) 8. Amour (2012) 9. Carol (2015) 10. Mad Max: Fury Road (2...
by BleuPanda
Thu May 07, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition Recommendations Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition Recommendations Thread

Figured this would be good to reference for the next few months. Here's my current top 25 (which is constantly changing because I've read a pathetic amount of books in my life until this last year); my top 2 didn't even make the top 100 last time, so I hope people will give them a chance! I'm boldin...
by BleuPanda
Thu May 07, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 1042

AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread

I'm just going to copy most of the rules from the previous voting thread. What is eligible? Here is what we've decided will be eligible and ineligible: Eligible: -Fiction novels -Short story collections -Plays -Epics -Graphic novels Ineligible: -Nonfiction books -Religious texts How long must lists ...
by BleuPanda
Wed May 06, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 92
Views: 45231

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Would anyone be interested in a followup to this? I've been reading like crazy since last year and figured this could use an update after 3 years?

I also coincidentally started reading Crime and Punishment, which will be my last of this top 10
by BleuPanda
Mon May 04, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1950s: 1956 (2020 Edition)
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

Re: Films of the 1950s: 1956 (2020 Edition)

1. The Searchers
2. A Man Escaped
3. Bigger Than Life
4. Written on the Wind
5. Night and Fog
6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers
7. Forbidden Planet
8. The Killing
9. Street of Shame
10. Aparajito
11. Bob le Flambeur
12. The Ten Commandments
13. The Red Balloon
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 61
Views: 5911

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

Metacritic still has her at 100 with 23 reviews. That's a blatant example of when the Metacritic score is pretty mysterious. 23 reviews, half of them are 100, half of them are not, the average definitely isn't 100 so how is that score calculated ? The scores are exaggerated away from the mean. I fe...
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

This ends tomorrow at midnight
by BleuPanda
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

Only a few more days left; I'm not sure if I'll be able to keep this going if we're only receiving a few votes, unfortunately.
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?
Replies: 38
Views: 2965

Re: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?

How about a top 10? 1. R.E.M. - Automatic for the People 2. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92 3. Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine 4. Tom Waits - Bone Machine 5. Tori Amos - Little Earthquakes 6. Pavement - Slanted and Enchanted 7. Bikini Kill - The CD Version of the First ...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: March 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 2104

Re: Album of the Month: March 2020

A month where I liked everything Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia (9.2) Childish Gambino - 3.15.20 (8.7) Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud (8.6) Shabaka and the Ancestors - We Are Sent Here By History (8.4) Every Bad - Porridge Radio (8.2) Nine Inch Nails - Ghosts VI: Locusts (8.2) U.S. Girls - Heavy Light (8.1)...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 61
Views: 5911

Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

I listened to this after I woke up and...wow. I've never been the biggest Fiona Apple fan, but wow. I believe this is the first perfect review Pitchfork has delivered since My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy? https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/fiona-apple-fetch-the-bolt-cutters/ http://open.spotify...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1950s: 1955 (2020 Edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 1772

Re: Films of the 1950s: 1955 (2020 Edition)

1. Kiss Me Deadly 2. Ordet 3. The Night of the Hunter 4. Rebel Without a Cause 5. All That Heaven Allows 6. Les diaboliques 7. Pather panchali 8. Moonfleet 9. Floating Clouds 10. Smiles of a Summer Night 11. Bad Day at Black Rock 12. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz 13. Princess Yang Kwei ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2020 (06) April 15
Replies: 13
Views: 3120

Re: MCCh 2020 (06) April 15

I've been listening to some of these due to my album of the month project and just got around to Shabaka And The Ancestors. I figured it would be the case and, surprise, Shabaka Hutchings is also involved in Sons of Kemet and The Comet is Coming. I feel like he is proving himself as a master in a wa...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month Results
Replies: 0
Views: 790

Album of the Month Results

I'm going to use this topic to keep track of the Album of the Month polls (with the hopes more people participate over time) January 2020 Results 1st Place: Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar https://i.imgur.com/Qjav0qT.jpg?1 2nd Place: Bonny Light Horseman - Bonny Light Horseman https://i.imgur.com/gZWM5...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

Unfortunately, I'm not sure how well this system works with such low vote numbers. We had six participants: BleuPanda DaveC Holden mileswide Schuttelbirne spiritualized I think luckily for such low numbers, the final results and average rank line up almost perfectly; only #6 and #7 flipped. The tieb...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

This poll is officially closed (it takes some time to process results this way, so I need to make sure no one votes after the deadline as I would have to start over from the beginning)
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: March 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 2104

Album of the Month: March 2020

Try to listen to and then rank as many of the albums below; the deadline is May 14th at midnight. Childish Gambino - 3.15.20 Code Orange - Underneath Baxter Dury - The Night Chancers Every Bad - Porridge Radio Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia Nine Inch Nails - Ghosts VI: Locusts Shabaka and the Ancestors...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

I'm extending this to April 21
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

Last day to vote; even if you haven't heard all 10, your vote could still be helpful.

With such low numbers, I'll definitely have to implement a tiebreaker system - most likely, in case of a tie, average rank will be used
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

3ish days to get your vote in
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

3ish days to get your vote in
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1950s: 1954 (2020 Edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 1830

Re: Films of the 1950s: 1954 (2020 Edition)

1. Seven Samurai
2. Sansho the Bailiff
3. La strada
4. Rear Window
5. Johnny Guitar
6. Journey to Italy
7. Godzilla
8. On the Waterfront
9. A Star is Born
10. French Cancan
11. Animal Farm
12. Dial M for Murder
13. Senso
14. The Caine Mutiny
15. Sabrina
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

1 week left (but might give this one an extra week since people might not realize it shares a deadline with January's poll)
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

1 week left
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

Two weeks left
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

Two weeks left
by BleuPanda
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

My rank:
Caribou - Suddenly
Kvelertak - Splid
Grimes - Miss Anthropocene
Tame Impala - The Slow Rush
Soccer Mommy - Color Theory
Makaya McCraven - We're New Again - A Re-imagining
King Krule - Man Alive!
BTS - Map of the Soul: 7
Boniface - Boniface
Lanterns on the Lake - Spook the Herd
by BleuPanda
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1950s: 1953 (2020 Edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 3640

Re: Films of the 1950s: 1953 (2020 Edition)

1. Ugetsu 2. The Wages of Fear 3. Tokyo Story 4. The Band Wagon 5. Pickup on South Street 6. M. Hulot's Holiday 7. Duck Amuck 8. El 9. Sawdust and Tinsel 10. The Big Heat 11. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 12. I vitelloni 13. The Earrings of Madame de... 14. Statues Also Die 15. Peter Pan 16. Summer with ...
by BleuPanda
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5137

Album of the Month: February 2020

Try to listen to and then rank as many of the albums below; the deadline is April 21 at midnight. February Albums: Boniface - Boniface BTS - Map of the Soul: 7 Caribou - Suddenly Grimes - Miss Anthropocene King Krule - Man Alive! Kvelertak - Splid Lanterns on the Lake - Spook the Herd Makaya McCrave...
by BleuPanda
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

Here's my vote

Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar
Georgia - Seeking Thrills
J Hus - Big Conspiracy
Bonny Light Horseman - Bonny Light Horseman
Destroyer - Have We Met
Torres - Silver Tongue
Bill Fay - Countless Branches
SLØTFACE - Sorry for the Late Reply
Mac Miller - Circles
Ben Watt - Storm Damage
by BleuPanda
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

I think that's the same thing? I may not have explained it well. Only the top choice will be counted, but everything tied for last will be eliminated (there will be ties here due to both the number of options and small voting pool). The main thing will be then repeating that to determine the lower r...
by BleuPanda
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 6501

Album of the Month: January 2020

I'm going to explain the concept here but the actual voting process is simple and you can skip to the bottom of this post if you don't care about the purpose and methodology. Concept: I've had this idea in the back of my head for a few days and figured I'd try it out; it will involve listening to a ...
by BleuPanda
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1950s: 1952 (2020 Edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 6131

Re: Films of the 1950s: 1952 (2020 Edition)

1. Singin' in the Rain
2. Ikiru
3. The Quiet Man
4. Umberto D.
5. The Life of Oharu
6. Limelight
7. The Bad and the Beautiful
8. The Golden Coach
9. Le Plaisir
10. A Portrait of Ga
11. High Noon
12. The White Sheik
by BleuPanda
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-March '20-David Bowie
Replies: 22
Views: 8041

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-March '20-David Bowie

Albums: 1.The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 2. Blackstar 3. Low 4. Station to Station 5. Hunky Dory 6. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) 7. Aladdin Sane 8. "Heroes" 9. Young Americans 10. The Next Day 11. Let's Dance 12. The Man Who Sold the World 13. Diamond Dogs 14. Lod...
by BleuPanda
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!
Replies: 30
Views: 10392

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!

Albums: 1. Beggars Banquet 2. Let It Bleed 3. Sticky Fingers 4. Aftermath 5. Exile on Main St. 6. The Rolling Stones 7. Some Girls 8. Out of Our Heads 9. Between the Buttons 10. No. 2 11. Tattoo You 12. Their Satanic Majesties Request 13. It's Only Rock 'n' Roll 14. Blue and Lonesome 15. Goats Head ...
by BleuPanda
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!
Replies: 67
Views: 14004

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!

I'm pretty sure I had Ghosteen as my number 1 and Norman Fucking Rockwell at 2
by BleuPanda
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019 Failed Results Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 4961

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!

I just recently listened to 1000 gecs and it would have been in my top 20 if I updated my list
by BleuPanda
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Pop Smoke
Replies: 0
Views: 3510

R.I.P. Pop Smoke

https://pitchfork.com/news/pop-smoke-shot-dead-at-20-report/ Only 20 and just broke through last year with "Welcome to the Party." He was killed in an apparent home invasion. I figure he isn't too well known on this forum but "Welcome to the Party" did land rather high up on the critic EOY list for...
by BleuPanda
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1950s: 1951 (2020 Edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 5385

Re: Films of the 1950s: 1951 (2020 Edition)

1. Early Summer
2. Ace in the Hole
3. A Streetcar Named Desire
4. The River
5. Diary of a Country Priest
6. An American in Paris
7. Othello
8. The African Queen
9. Alice in Wonderland
10. The Thing From Another World
11. Strangers on a Train
12. The Day the Earth Stood Still
by BleuPanda
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)
Replies: 45
Views: 20440

Re: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)

1. Kendrick Lamar 2. James Blake 3. LCD Soundsystem 4. St. Vincent 5. Sufjan Stevens 6. FKA twigs 7. Nick Cave 8. Foals 9. Frank Ocean 10. Parquet Courts 11. Kanye West 12. Vampire Weekend 13. Grimes 14. Beach House 15. The National 16. Lana Del Rey 17. Beyonce 18. SOPHIE 19. The War on Drugs 20. Sh...
by BleuPanda
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1950s: 1950 (2020 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 7003

Re: Films of the 1950s: 1950 (2020 Edition)

1. Sunset Boulevard
2. Rashomon
3. All About Eve
4. In a Lonely Place
5. Los olvidados
6. Orpheus
7. The Flowers of St. Francis
8. Gun Crazy
9. Stromboli
10. Wagon Master
11. Winchester '73
12. Un chant d'amour
13. The Asphalt Jungle
14. Harvey
by BleuPanda
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 49763

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Albums: 1. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Ghosteen 2. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell 3. FKA twigs - Magdalene 4. James Blake - Assume Form 5. Michael Kiwanuka - Kiwanuka 6. Angel Olsen - All Mirrors 7. The Comet is Coming - Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery 8. Weyes Blood - Titanic R...