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by BleuPanda
Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 76
Views: 73390

Re: Play That Game

...I feel the need to again point out that Dragon Quest III and Dragon Warrior III are listed as separate games. As far as I know, these are literally the same game, but the Western release of the series thought "Warrior" would sell better as a name until Dragon Quest VIII came out. I'm also curious...
by BleuPanda
Wed Mar 03, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Songs of All Time, 2021 Edition, LIST THREAD!
Replies: 22
Views: 602

Re: AMF Best Songs of All Time, 2021 Edition, LIST THREAD!

I'm always curious when people post lists right after the poll opens. A huge part of the fun for me is using the time to try to improve and expand my own list. 5 months is a lot of time to make new discoveries As I stated, I always update my top 3,000 song list in March. And while I do spend much o...
by BleuPanda
Tue Mar 02, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1927-1929 (2021 edition)
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1927-1929 (2021 edition)

1. The Passion of Joan of Arc 2. Un chien andalou 3. The Man With a Movie Camera 4. Metropolis 5. Sunrise 6. Napoleon 7. The Cameraman 8. Steamboat Bill, Jr. 9. The Wind 10. Pandora's Box 11. The Fall of the House of Usher 12. The Unknown 13. The Circus 14. Queen Kelly 15. October 16. The Crowd 17. ...
by BleuPanda
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Songs of All Time, 2021 Edition, LIST THREAD!
Replies: 22
Views: 602

Re: AMF Best Songs of All Time, 2021 Edition, LIST THREAD!

I have updated my top song list every March since at least 2015, and I keep a comparative file to see how each song has changed over time. I hope this doesn't interfere with copying my data, but I have decided to bold every song that did not make my 2018 top 1000 (excluding those which came out afte...
by BleuPanda
Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 59
Views: 47121

Re: Coronavirus

Signed up for my first vaccine dose, scheduled for Thursday afternoon. I've rarely felt so much relief.
by BleuPanda
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD
Replies: 47
Views: 11443

Re: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD

I just updated my list to bump up Schitt's Creek; everything else simply moved down a spot (I just finished it this weekend)
by BleuPanda
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 76
Views: 73390

Re: Play That Game

Animal Crossing as the highest rated game of 2020 really surprises me. I was expecting TLoU 2 to take that spot. I'm happy though, AC is definitely my favorite from last year. I'm even more surprised Hades isn't in the top 2000. Critics ranked it very high in most EOY lists I've seen. Hades is #736...
by BleuPanda
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 2649

Re: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread

Nick Cave surprise released a new album today with Warren Ellis titled Carnage.
by BleuPanda
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 70
Views: 1619

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2020 - RESULTS

Only 2 points between 3 and 4 and then hundreds and hundreds between 3, 2, and 1!
by BleuPanda
Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 EOY Prediction's Thread (Spoilers)
Replies: 64
Views: 1036

Re: 2020 EOY Prediction's Thread (Spoilers)

Is Fiona Apple winning really a done deal? Maybe I'm overreacting to the song results, but I wouldn't be shocked to see Punisher win. As someone who ranked "I Know the End" and "Kyoto" as #1 and 2, Punisher is still only my #3 album for the year. This could easily be a case where the big hits outsh...
by BleuPanda
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 598

Re: Daft Punk break up

Don't forget LCD Soundsystem and their totally longstanding breakup that also started in 2011!
by BleuPanda
Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 598

Re: Daft Punk break up

After 8 years, I wasn't really expecting a follow-up to Random Access Memories, but it's still weird having confirmation.

This has really been a rough year regarding my favorite electronic artists.
by BleuPanda
Sun Feb 21, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 EOY Prediction's Thread (Spoilers)
Replies: 64
Views: 1036

Re: 2020 EOY Prediction's Thread (Spoilers)

Okay, so to begin the transition to albums results tomorrow, what do you think the highest ranked album with NO songs in our Top 300 will be? Crack Cloud's Pain Olympics, maybe? Or Working Men's Club? I'm trying to think what other albums had nothing land while still being significant. Edit: also N...
by BleuPanda
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 EOY Prediction's Thread (Spoilers)
Replies: 64
Views: 1036

Re: 2020 EOY Prediction's Thread (Spoilers)

I'm pleasantly surprised to see Levitating do so well, apparently; I probably should have had it higher on my list considering how often I put it on. If "Don't Start Now" was allowed, I would have had 5 songs by Dua Lipa in my top 50 for the year. I think that oversaturation convinced me to hold bac...
by BleuPanda
Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 79
Views: 1969

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2020 - RESULTS

I can't believe "Safaera" is in the Top 100. Not the smartest lyrics but hey..it's Bad Bunny! You are probably one of the only people on the forum that can understand the lyrics! Either way, that song was top 5 on Pitchfork's and a bunch of other critics' lists, so it was inevitable to show up some...
by BleuPanda
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 79
Views: 1969

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2020 - RESULTS

Wow, I am surprised at Sufjan's "America" only being #77
by BleuPanda
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 79
Views: 1969

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2020 - RESULTS

137. Róisín Murphy - Murphy's Law "I guess I'd rather be alone Than making do and mending I think maybe I've outgrown this old town" This outside the top 100 is a big surprise to me. I thought our forum would love this song. Hope this doesn't indicate how well Roisin will do in the album poll. At l...
by BleuPanda
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:37 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1930-32 (2021 edition)
Replies: 8
Views: 158

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1930-32 (2021 edition)

1. City Lights 2. M 3. L'Age d'Or 4. Freaks 5. Frankenstein 6. Boudu Saved from Drowning 7. I Was Born, But... 8. All Quiet on the Western Front 9. Vampyr 10. Trouble in Paradise 11. Scarface 12. Island of Lost Souls 13. Land Without Bread 14. The Old Dark House 15. Tabu 16. La chienne 17. The Blood...
by BleuPanda
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2021 (02) February 14
Replies: 5
Views: 812

Re: MCCh 2021 (02) February 14

Already two albums that would have landed in the top 10 last year (assuming they hold)? Nice, I really need to get started on this year.
by BleuPanda
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition
Replies: 59
Views: 9157

Re: Attempted Coup: U.S. Edition

If you consider yourself a conservative, where your #1 talking point is "accountability," there is no reasonable excuse for re-electing these "conservative" monsters in Congress, because it's clear they have no desire to be accountable, or have no idea what accountability is. I mean, it's pretty cl...
by BleuPanda
Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1933-1935 (2021 edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1933-1935 (2021 edition)

1. Duck Soup 2. L'atalante 3. Bride of Frankenstein 4. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse 5. A Night at the Opera 6. King Kong 7. Zero for Conduct 8. The Scarlet Empress 9. Top Hat 10. It Happened One Night 11. The 39 Steps 12. Goddess 13. Man of Aran 14. The Woman of the Port 15. 42nd Street 16. Tarzan an...
by BleuPanda
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 34541

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

After spending the last month listening to my top 200 songs of the year on shuffle, I decided to update my list; sorry for the extra work: 1 | Phoebe Bridgers | I Know the End 2 | Phoebe Bridgers | Kyoto 3 | Jessie Ware | Spotlight 4 | Fiona Apple | Heavy Balloon 5 | Soccer Mommy | Circle the Drain ...
by BleuPanda
Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 34541

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

I guess the last couple minutes could be considered a similar swirling chaos? Though I think they both operate in very different manners, especially since that's the whole of The National Anthem and only the payoff of I Know the End.
by BleuPanda
Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: SOPHIE RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 2038

Re: SOPHIE RIP

Spent a lot of this morning crying. No artist seemed to be pushing the boundaries of music more over the last several years. I feel at a total loss right now. And as a genderqueer person, seeing people like SOPHIE being celebrated made me feel safer in embracing myself. She was someone I looked up t...
by BleuPanda
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 76
Views: 73390

Re: Play That Game

I'm really sorry to hear; I hope you get feeling better soon.
by BleuPanda
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 34541

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Jackson wrote: Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:32 pm SPOILER

I'm going to guess the song running away with the poll is "I Know the End"


I'd love to see it; I think it's my favorite song since "Pedestrian at Best" all the way back from 2015. It's like an indie "Stairway to Heaven" with hints of Sufjan Stevens.
by BleuPanda
Fri Jan 29, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 76
Views: 73390

Re: Play That Game

Is Among Us on the list yet? It only got mentioned on best of lists in the last few months. Issue being that it isn't really a 2020 game, so it's going to be hindered by that. I'm not going to click update for a while until all the best of year lists come in. So who knows, maybe it'll get there. I'...
by BleuPanda
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: They Shoot Pictures Don't They - 2021 Update
Replies: 10
Views: 1678

Re: They Shoot Pictures Don't They - 2021 Update

Now that someone has added the top 1000 to Letterboxd, I am down to 178 films to watch. I want to make it through the full top 1000 but some of them seem like a grind, never mind the films that have shockingly limited availability considering their acclaim.
by BleuPanda
Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: They Shoot Pictures Don't They - 2021 Update
Replies: 10
Views: 1678

Re: They Shoot Pictures Don't They - 2021 Update

Some 2010s films really shot up this time, though the decade is still rather underrepresented. I hate how long it takes for films to play catch up there.
by BleuPanda
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1936-38 (2021 edition)
Replies: 18
Views: 3266

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1936-38 (2021 edition)

7. A Day in the Country The Renoir? It's a 1946 film according to the IMDb. Made in 1936 but not released till much later. I didn't think of that; oh well. It would have only been my #13 for 1946-1947 so it wouldn't have changed anything (unless there are other people who are going to make the same...
by BleuPanda
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1936-38 (2021 edition)
Replies: 18
Views: 3266

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1936-38 (2021 edition)

1. Grand Illusion 2. Bringing Up Baby 3. Make Way for Tomorrow 4. Modern Times 5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 6. Alexander Nevsky 7. A Day in the Country 8. The Awful Truth 9. The Crime of Monsieur Lange 10. The Lady Vanishes 11. Osaka Elegy 12. Pepe le moko 13. My Man Godfrey 14. Rainbow Dance ...
by BleuPanda
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 1492

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

Can I nominate Small Gods? It's part of the Discworld series and one of the few standalone works in the series - the general consensus seems to be that the first few books are actually a bad place to start since the style shifts a few books in, so I feel like this would be the best option.
by BleuPanda
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1939-41 (2021 edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 4171

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1939-41 (2021 edition)

This is a really strong set of years... 1. The Rules of the Game 2. Citizen Kane 3. Fantasia 4. His Girl Friday 5. Stagecoach 6. The Great Dictator 7. Only Angels Have Wings 8. Rebecca 9. The Lady Eve 10. The Wizard of Oz 11. The Grapes of Wrath 12. Pinocchio 13. The Maltese Falcon 14. Sullivan's Tr...
by BleuPanda
Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 24582

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

While there's been plenty of discussion about WAP and the K-pop tracks, can I just say it's been nearly a decade and I still don't understand HAIM's critical success? Even with songs or albums that don't particularly appeal to me I can see why people who like that style might care. I keep listening ...
by BleuPanda
Fri Jan 01, 2021 4:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are your New Year Resolutions?
Replies: 7
Views: 2211

Re: What are your New Year Resolutions?

Generally repeating mine from last year:
Read 5 novels a month
Watch 20 movies a month
Write according to my schedule (which involves starting a new manuscript) - this has to be vague since different phases of writing require different forms of pacing
Continue avoiding tumblr
by BleuPanda
Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 76
Views: 73390

Re: Play That Game

how many games have you played from the top 1000 according to play that game list? I have played 413 from the top 1000 (which I have played 547 game total long enough to consider significantly experienced enough to rank, so most have been in the PTG list), including 90 of the top 100. Unlike other ...
by BleuPanda
Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 34541

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Here's my song list: 1 | Phoebe Bridgers | I Know the End 2 | Jessie Ware | Spotlight 3 | Phoebe Bridgers | Kyoto 4 | Fiona Apple | Heavy Balloon 5 | Jayda G | Both of Us 6 | Soccer Mommy | Circle the Drain 7 | Perfume Genius | On the Floor 8 | Christine and the Queens | People, I've Been Sad 9 | Th...
by BleuPanda
Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 76
Views: 73390

Re: Play That Game

how many games have you played from the top 1000 according to play that game list? I have played 413 from the top 1000 (which I have played 547 game total long enough to consider significantly experienced enough to rank, so most have been in the PTG list), including 90 of the top 100. Unlike other ...
by BleuPanda
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 34541

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

I edited my album list to add Ela Minus's Acts of Rebellion at #38
by BleuPanda
Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 76
Views: 73390

Re: Play That Game

I'm excited to see where things land in the next update (hoping Hades takes its rightful spot at the top); being able to see the top 2000 list was also a nice addition! It's too much to ever get through, but it's a great source when trying to find hidden gems that slipped by my radar for recent year...
by BleuPanda
Sat Dec 26, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 24582

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

I only checked from 1950 on, but if these results hold, Megan Thee Stallion will join only two other acts in being involved with the top two songs of a year on Acclaimed Music. Elvis Presley in 1956, The Beach Boys in 1966, and now Megan Thee Stallion in 2020.
by BleuPanda
Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates
Replies: 89
Views: 23446

Re: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates

Both Fetch the Bolt Cutters and RTJ4 are heavily political and make up 2/3 of the current top 3, and the big surprise this year is the two Sault albums which are also rather political, so I don't understand the implication they're being hypocritical.
by BleuPanda
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 24582

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

I hate to be that person, but do you know when you're planning to post the next update?
by BleuPanda
Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EOY Video Game Lists - 2020
Replies: 44
Views: 8744

Re: EOY Video Game Lists - 2020

I wish people weren’t using FFVII Remake as their only JRPG nod. Yeah, they brought back the nostalgic characters and city with beautiful graphics and more detail. They also shamelessly padded five hours into over 30 by having needlessly long walks from one place to another in which every five minu...
by BleuPanda
Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 34541

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

I feel like this is probably my final album list (...though I may feel the need to adjust by the time the deadline hits, knowing me): 1. Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters 2. Perfume Genius - Set My Heart on Fire Immediately 3. Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher 4. Jessie Ware - What's Your Pleasure? 5. R...
by BleuPanda
Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 53
Views: 9856

Re: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)

I do feel like noting with the Pitchfork list, they had a long list you had to choose from - I believe those Fiona choices were the only options in the reader poll (which is completely insane, especially when those aren't even the two they included on their own list). Yet at least seven Taylor Swift...
by BleuPanda
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 53
Views: 9856

Re: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)

I also don't really get I Want You to Love Me doing so well; I like it (I think every track off FTBC excels on their own besides the closing two), but I guess I don't see what makes it stand out besides being the opener. When I first listened to the album, it was Shameika that really drove it into m...
by BleuPanda
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 53
Views: 9856

Re: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)

It's mind-blowing to me that "Cosmonauts" seems to be getting nowhere with critics. I thought it and "Heavy Balloon" were the obvious favorites for Fetch the Bolt Cutter with "Shameika" also being up there. Instead, "Heavy Balloons" is only fourth while "Cosmonauts" hasn't appeared at all outside of...
by BleuPanda
Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 185
Views: 172670

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

I'm making my way through the EOY list; in the middle of Ela Minus's Acts of Rebellion, which will be my 100th album of the year! The most I've listened to from any previous year is 84 for 2017. I always make sure to listen to at least the top 50 in the EOY list, though I'm going to make sure to ext...
by BleuPanda
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Covers of 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 1777

Re: Favorite Album Covers of 2020

Just quickly scrolling through the MCCH chart, these have stuck with me: Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher Rina Sawayama - Sawayama Kelly Lee Owens - Inner Song/Lianne La Havas - Lianne La Havas - which I think have stuck out to me due to the juxtaposition they have had on the MCCH chart; both black and wh...