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by luney6
Sat Mar 04, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1980 (2017 edition)
Replies: 26
Views: 590

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1980 (2017 edition)

1. Stardust Memories
2. Raging Bull
3. The Big Red One
4. Kagemusha
5. The Shining
by luney6
Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Books Poll: Recommendations
Replies: 17
Views: 650

Re: AMF Books Poll: Recommendations

Here's some great books you guys oughta read, that I haven't seen on anyone's list yet: - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith - Oxherding Tale & Middle Passage by Charles Johnson - The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera, along with the Unbearable Lightness of Being (which is on...
by luney6
Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1998 (2016 edition)
Replies: 22
Views: 807

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1998 (2016 edition)

Quite the year this was...

1. The Thin Red Line
2. Dark City
3. Eternity and a Day
4. 42 up
5. The Red Violin
6. Celebrity
7. Antz
And then
8. Rushmore
9. The Big Lebowski
by luney6
Sat Dec 31, 2016 4:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Discussion Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 671

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Discussion Thread

What about poem books, like Leaves of Grass, or Self portrait in a convex mirror? And what about unpublished copies a friend may have sent? The poetry collections of categorize with the short story collections as legal. The unpublished work, assuming it fits one of the legal categories, is also eli...
by luney6
Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Discussion Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 671

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Discussion Thread

What about poem books, like Leaves of Grass, or Self portrait in a convex mirror? And what about unpublished copies a friend may have sent?
by luney6
Tue Dec 27, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV 32.1
Replies: 23
Views: 557

Re: Unacclaimed IV 32.1

Schnittke and Bill Fay
by luney6
Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1996 (2016 edition)
Replies: 30
Views: 835

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1996 (2016 edition)

1. Lone Star
2. Evita
3. Everyone says I love you
and then:
4. Bottle Rocket
5. Breaking the waves
by luney6
Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.1
Replies: 20
Views: 562

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.1

Alfred Schnittke

Bill Fay
by luney6
Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AcclaimedMusic Top 100 Showdown Series, 80-71
Replies: 8
Views: 311

Re: The AcclaimedMusic Top 100 Showdown Series, 80-71

Between Tapestry and Led Zeppelin II.....
by luney6
Sun Nov 20, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 5852

Re: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread

Oh, thank you so much Honorio! I haven't had enough time to revise my list for the past few weeks, but now I'm glad that it'll still be included.

Also, jamiew, Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra recording for Symphony 5 is fine with me. Thanks a ton!
by luney6
Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1995 (2016 edition)
Replies: 33
Views: 1008

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1995 (2016 edition)

1. Nixon
2. Ulysses' Gaze
3. Mighty Aphrodite
4. 12 Monkeys
5. Memories
by luney6
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1994 (2016 edition)
Replies: 20
Views: 749

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1994 (2016 edition)

1. Three Colors: Red
2. Satantango
3. The Secret Rush of Roan Inish
4. Bullets over Broadway
5. Three Colors: White
by luney6
Sat Oct 29, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 3 Male and Female singers of all time
Replies: 11
Views: 370

Re: Top 3 Male and Female singers of all time

Going purely by singing merits, judging by those that come at once into my head:

1. Tim Buckley
2. Jim Morrison
3. Robert Plant

1. Judy Collins
2. Grace Slick
3. Ella Fitzergerald
by luney6
Fri Oct 28, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 5852

Re: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread

I hope I haven't confused anyone, but what I think we're going on for the albums is the release date of the album itself, and not the composition year. Some of these performances may not have been actually recorded until after 1960, while others may have had multiple albums recorded before 1960. Wh...
by luney6
Fri Oct 28, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 5852

Re: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread

I hope I haven't confused anyone, but what I think we're going on for the albums is the release date of the album itself, and not the composition year. Some of these performances may not have been actually recorded until after 1960, while others may have had multiple albums recorded before 1960. Wh...
by luney6
Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 5852

Re: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread

Albums 1. Suite For Variety Orchestra 1 - Dmitri Shostakovich 2. Rites of Spring - Igor Stravinsky 3. Porgy and Bess - George Gershwin 4. Daphnis Et Chloe - Maurice Ravel 5. Mingus Ah Um - Charles Mingus 6. The Firebird - Igor Stravinsky 7. Nagasaki - Alfred Schnittke 8. Pélleas und Malisande - Arn...
by luney6
Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 5852

Re: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread

Albums 1. Suite For Variety Orchestra 1 - Dmitri Shostakovich [1950] 2. Rites of Spring - Igor Stravinsky [1913] 3. Porgy and Bess - George Gershwin [1934] 4. Daphnis Et Chloe - Maurice Ravel [1912] 5. Mingus Ah Um - Charles Mingus [1959] 6. The Firebird - Igor Stravinsky [1910] 7. Nagasaki - Alfred...
by luney6
Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 3
Replies: 23
Views: 710

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 3

PLUTO GROUP
Jewel - Morning Song
Nujabes-Feather
Nightwish - Amaranth
Sonya Kitchell - Tinted Glass

Amarnath comes 3rd cause I couldn't stop laughing watching that video.
by luney6
Thu Oct 20, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 3
Replies: 23
Views: 710

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 3

SATURN GROUP
The Young Gods - Summer Eyes
Fleetwood Mac - I've Got A Mind To Give Up Living/ All Over Again
Hozier-Arsonist’s Lullabye
Squalloscope-Big Houses
by luney6
Sun Oct 16, 2016 4:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 969

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 2

CERES GROUP
Dogbowl - Silkworm Exploding
Jane Birkin - Le velour des vierges
Sam Roberts - No Sleep
Thee Oh Sees - I Was Denied

JUPITER GROUP
Mitski - Shame
The Bird and The Bee - How Deep Is Your Love
Annie-Anthonio
David Lynch & Lykke Li - I'm Waiting Here
by luney6
Sat Oct 15, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1993 (2016 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 767

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1993 (2016 edition)

1. Three Colors: Blue
(And then, quite behind)
2. Manhattan Murder Mystery
by luney6
Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 969

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 2

VENUS GROUP
Frank Sinatra - Michael and Peter
Amadou & Mariam - Je pense à toi
Michael Jackson - Earth Song
Audioslave - I Am the Highway

MARS GROUP
Bill Fay - Time of the Last Persecution
Audioslave - Doesn't Remind Me
Buddy Rich - Nutville
The Cinematic Orchestra - The Man With the Movie Camera
by luney6
Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Final Match
Replies: 33
Views: 975

Re: Overlooked Songs: Final Match

Dusty Springfield
by luney6
Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 1
Replies: 33
Views: 1005

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 1

EARTH GROUP
Cymande - The Message
Silversun Pickups-Panic Switch
Rise Against - Prayer of the Refugee
Big L - Put It On
by luney6
Tue Oct 04, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 1
Replies: 33
Views: 1005

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 1

SUN GROUP
Mari Boine - Goaskinviellja / Eagle Brother
Jil is Lucky-The Wanderer
Lula Côrtes & Zé Ramalho - Nas Paredes Da Pedra Encantada
Yoko Takahashi - A Cruel Angel's Thesis

MOON GROUP
Charles aznavour - She
Astro - Colomb
Lorde - Yellow Flicker Beat
Prince - Way Back Home
by luney6
Tue Oct 04, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 4.1
Replies: 19
Views: 499

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 4.1

Red
Yeti
Floating into the night
by luney6
Sun Oct 02, 2016 3:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Final 4
Replies: 30
Views: 886

Re: Overlooked Songs: Final 4

Van Morrison
Dusty Springfield
by luney6
Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1992 (2016 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 821

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1992 (2016 edition)

1. Husbands and Wives
2. A River runs Through it
by luney6
Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 3.4
Replies: 15
Views: 434

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 3.4

Third
A Rainbow in Curved air
by luney6
Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Final 8/Division Finals
Replies: 28
Views: 901

Re: Overlooked Songs: Final 8/Division Finals

Van Morrison


Dusty Springfield
by luney6
Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 3.2
Replies: 16
Views: 588

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 3.2

Brian Eno
Amon Duul II
Lisa Germano
by luney6
Fri Sep 16, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Final 16
Replies: 28
Views: 988

Re: Overlooked Songs: Final 16

Van Morrison
Dusty Springfield
by luney6
Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1991 (2016 edition)
Replies: 24
Views: 851

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1991 (2016 edition)

Oh, it looks like I forgot to vote for 35 up. That's too bad, considering that it might have won had I voted. Well, will have to remember to vote for 42 up in 1998, now.
by luney6
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1991 (2016 edition)
Replies: 24
Views: 851

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1991 (2016 edition)

Really tight year.

1. The Suspended Step of the Stork
2. The Doors
3. JFK
4. The Double Live of Veronique
5. Terminator 2: Judgement Day
by luney6
Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 3.1
Replies: 24
Views: 899

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 3.1

Crazy Rhythms (although Red is also excellent)

the Cure
by luney6
Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 27
Views: 974

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 3 Week 1

Master of Puppets

Sweet Thing
by luney6
Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 5852

Re: 1900-1959 Individual Lists Submissions Thread

I'm looking forward to submitting.
by luney6
Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 24
Views: 830

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 3 Week 2

Alanis Morisette

Dusty Springfield

The Soft Boys
by luney6
Sat Sep 03, 2016 5:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 2.8
Replies: 18
Views: 717

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 2.8

Third

A Rainbow in Curved Air
by luney6
Mon Aug 29, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1990 (2016 edition)
Replies: 28
Views: 1154

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1990 (2016 edition)

1. Goodfellas
2. Close-up
then:
3. Alice
then, only because I find it tremendously entertaining, and would rather not vote for any other film:
4. Total Recall
by luney6
Fri Aug 26, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 27
Views: 1068

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 2 Week 4

The Byrds - Everybody's Been Burned vs. Mac DeMarco - Blue Boy Radiohead - You and Whose Army? vs. Dusty Springfield - The Windmills of Your Mind Townes Van Zandt - Waitin' Around to Die vs. The Soft Boys - Underwater Moonlight LCD Soundsystem - Home vs. Belle and Sebastian - Like Dylan in the M...
by luney6
Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you agree with this?
Replies: 18
Views: 715

Re: Do you agree with this?

Moby Dick could also be a candidate for books, considering that it single handedly spurred modern art. Huck Finn and the Grapes of Wrath would also be great candidates, for how highly regarded they are, and for their own merits. Ulysses has great moments (and its certainly better than Finnegans Wake...
by luney6
Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Nobody is unanimous, doesn't matter the real genius the the person was, there is always people who call "overrated"
Replies: 13
Views: 624

Re: Nobody is unanimous, doesn't matter the real genius the the person was, there is always people who call "overrated"

The word overrated is itself overrated. It is used today way too much to discredit any band or song or album without having to give a proper explanation as to why they think they are not worthy of praise. For example, Eagles' reputation built by years of popular and critical acclaim really took a d...
by luney6
Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What is the best singer of all time? (without Miles Davis)
Replies: 7
Views: 325

Re: What is the best singer of all time? (without Miles Davis)

I forgot to mention Jim Morrison last time. Also: Judy Collins, Karen Carpenter, Alanis Morissette, and Billie Holiday even. And Grace Slick as well.
by luney6
Sat Aug 13, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think comic books are a valid medium of artistic expression?
Replies: 11
Views: 579

Re: Do you think comic books are a valid medium of artistic expression?

Genre work can be serious art, but in my mind to be put on the same level as great film or great literature it needs some great contemplative works, not just expository. It needs to be able to tell stories about the human condition and make profound statements about the experience of a normal perso...
by luney6
Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What is the best singer of all time?
Replies: 43
Views: 1229

Re: What is the best singer of all time?

Of the list, I'd say Ella Fitzergerald. Otherwise, Tim Buckley.

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