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by bootsy
Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 642

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Nassim wrote:
bootsy wrote:Interested to see how this turn out

Does that mean we should expect another righteous tantrum?

No tantrums. Just watching.
by bootsy
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 642

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Interested to see how this turns out.

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by bootsy
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex (USA) - The Best Rap Song, Every Year Since 1979 (2015)
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Complex (USA) - The Best Rap Song, Every Year Since 1979 (2015)

Decent list for Complex. They threw some not so obvious choices in there which is good.
by bootsy
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 266

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)

1. Do the Right Thing 2. Glory 3. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 4. Batman 5. Dead Poets Society 6. Field of Dreams 7. Uncle Buck 8. Christmas Vacation 9. Say Anything 10. Back to the Future Part II 11. Major League 12. Road House 13. Casualties of War 14. Lethal Weapon 2 15. When Harry Met Sall...
by bootsy
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 397

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)

1. Die Hard 2. Coming to America 3. Bull Durham 4. Big 5. Mississippi Burning 6. Rain Man 7. They Live 8. Young Guns 9. Beetlejuice 10. Who Framed Roger Rabbit 11. A Fish Called Wanda 12. School Daze 13. Willow 14. The Accused 15. Eight Men Out 16. I'm Gonna Get You Sucka 17. Talk Radio 18. The Nake...
by bootsy
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Boombox - The 50 Greatest Songs by Female Rappers (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Re: The Boombox - The 50 Greatest Songs by Female Rappers (2017)

Pretty good list. Very predictable number 1.
by bootsy
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: What do you think of Dunkirk?
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: What do you think of Dunkirk?

I loved it. I've seen it twice so far both in 70MM and it's the best movie I've seen so far this year. It won't take a lot for me to love a Nolan movie as he is my favorite director. I didn't really need character development for this movie. The events of Dunkirk are the story. The sound, the cinema...
by bootsy
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 739

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

Bootsy, you're getting upset over a meaningless forum poll conducted solely for fun. Not only that, but you're needlessly insulting Henrik, a man who has worked very, very hard to bring us the AM lists and this forum. I think you need to take a break from the computer and come back when you're a bi...
by bootsy
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 739

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

...it's only a game. I'm cool with Paper Planes winning, honestly. I just hope the R&B tournament is free of controversy. I'm not cool with it obviously. The song doesn't represent the genre at all. If you are going to have a tournament that represents great hip hop songs you can't have some po...
by bootsy
Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 739

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

Because I love other genres more maybe??? Instead of jumping on me, why don't you get happy that hip hop is doing better and better in games like B-sides? Wow way to deflect the obvious guilt. I don't care about the B-sides. If a hip hop song wins fine but that's not what this is about. You didn't ...
by bootsy
Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 739

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

Sorry bootsy. I feel bad about this. When I voted basically everyone had voted for "Juicy" so it didn't seem to make any difference. But don't come again and say that I hate hip hop because I usually vote against hip hop songs in different games. Yes I mostly prefer other genres, but to e...
by bootsy
Sun Jul 09, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 739

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

Awesome a non-hip hop song wins the best hip hop song. A song that had no business in this tournament. That's pretty typical of this forum. Absolutely ridiculous. For the winner of the best rock song lets nominate What's Going On and vote it all the way for the win. And lol at Henrik voting for Pape...
by bootsy
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 739

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

Paper Planes for the win. I don't dislike Juicy, I'm just a little confused how it made the final. Also, kudos to Public Enemy, still the best after all these years. You are confused that Juicy, a hip-hop song, not only that a great hip hop song made it to the Hip Hop song finals. LOL OK. Apparentl...
by bootsy
Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Baby Driver
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Baby Driver

I saw it this weekend and I liked it a lot. It's a lot of fun. The is music is pretty good and very relevant to the story. The ending could have been better. Just turned a little too cliched for me.
by bootsy
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16
Replies: 24
Views: 475

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16

Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine

Patti Smith - Birdland

Bjork - Unravel

Prince - Lady Cab Driver

Bjork - Like Someone in Love

Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up

A Tribe Called Quest - Butter

T. Rex - Mambo Sun
by bootsy
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results
Replies: 108
Views: 3542

Re: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results

Thanks Dexter for putting this together. I struggled for about 5 hours putting my list together so I can only imagine how long it took you to tabulate everyone's list into the final results. I'm sure it was well worth it as it was for me putting my list together. Great job, Dexter.
by bootsy
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Mobb Deep - The Infamous is it the best rap album of all times?
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Re: Mobb Deep - The Infamous is it the best rap album of all times?

You could definitely make the argument that it could be but to me it isn't. It's a great album for sure but not greatest hip-hop album ever.
by bootsy
Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 739

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy

If Paper Planes wins, it's not a hip-hop song. I just can't..
by bootsy
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1987 (2017 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 373

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1987 (2017 edition)

1. The Princess Bride 2. The Untouchables 3. Fatal Attraction 4. Full Metal Jacket 5. Good Morning, Vietnam 6. Eddie Murphy Raw 7. Lethal Weapon 8. Robocop 9. Planes, Trains and Automobiles 10. Raising Arizona 11. Beverly Hills Cop II 12. Adventures in Babysitting 13. Spaceballs 14. No Way Out 15. W...
by bootsy
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19726

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Greatest Hits aren't allowed, however compilations in the style of "King of the Delta Blues" are. https://media.giphy.com/media/l0HlN2jkFNlCOEEPC/giphy.gif ...??? there's still time to edit??? I don't see why this is a big deal, especially because of the lengthy discussion conducted elsew...
by bootsy
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19726

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I wasn't sure if we could include Greatest Hits albums so If we aren't supposed to have those let me know and I'll remove them. 1 | Nas - Illmatic 2 | Radiohead - Kid A 3 | Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back 4 | Stevie Wonder - Innervisions 5 | Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-...
by bootsy
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1985 (2017 edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 623

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1985 (2017 edition)

Last day to vote! I probably won't be able to release the results before next Thursday (I will check the votes tonight and if someone votes after that I won't be able to update the results). 3. Blood Simple A 1984 movie that is already in the final (I moved everything (#4-#20) up one spot.) Thanks ...
by bootsy
Thu Jun 29, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results
Replies: 108
Views: 3542

Re: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results

Very surprised by Cranston. Not that I'm complaining because I had him at 26th on my list but surprised he even made it and made it so high.
by bootsy
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 765

Re: Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (2017)

I guess I'm in the minority. I quite liked this album on first listen. I wasn't bored which is always good and the album seemed to flow very well.
by bootsy
Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?
Replies: 17
Views: 438

Re: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?

I think you are talking about different kinds of acclaim. For critical acclaim the best source is probably TSPDT; clearly not IMDB. For acclaim from movie-goers in general the best source is probably IMDB; clearly not TSPDT. That's not the point of this topic. The OP is not asking about what list i...
by bootsy
Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?
Replies: 17
Views: 438

Re: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?

If you can point out where those movies are the consensus top 5 or 10 movies then I stand corrected. I don't get why you guys are so hell bent on continuing to nitpick about this. I just picked those movies (The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, Shawshank Redemption, Casablanca) because they are...
by bootsy
Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?
Replies: 17
Views: 438

Re: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?

You included both The Shawshank Redemption and Casablanca over Vertigo , 2001: A Space Odyssey and Tokyo Story ? Gotta say, I'm shaking my head over here. Well I included those movies because those films are at or near the top of most acclaimed lists like IMDb, AFI, etc. With all due respect to 200...
by bootsy
Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 12
Views: 319

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2

Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song)

Bob Marley - Stop That Train

Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d. city

Bob Marley - Turn Your Lights Down Low

Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle

A Tribe Called Quest - Butter

Eminem - Drug Ballad

T. Rex - Mambo Sun
by bootsy
Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?
Replies: 17
Views: 438

Re: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?

Film: The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, Shawshank Redemption, Casablanca You included both The Shawshank Redemption and Casablanca over Vertigo , 2001: A Space Odyssey and Tokyo Story ? Gotta say, I'm shaking my head over here. Well, I'd say Casablanca is fair. That's my all-time favorite mo...
by bootsy
Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?
Replies: 17
Views: 438

Re: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?

Film: The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, Shawshank Redemption, Casablanca You included both The Shawshank Redemption and Casablanca over Vertigo , 2001: A Space Odyssey and Tokyo Story ? Gotta say, I'm shaking my head over here. Well I included those movies because those films are at or near ...
by bootsy
Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals
Replies: 23
Views: 582

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals

Albums
Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

Songs
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message
Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy
by bootsy
Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results
Replies: 108
Views: 3542

Re: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results

I am sincerely praying that my #2 was actually the woman who made it in, not that overrated actress that is supposedly "good at singing ABBA songs." Don't know who this is. Not sure if I'll be glad when I find out who this is or not. :o Meryl Streep. Ah ok. Thanks. I can't say I'm a fan o...
by bootsy
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results
Replies: 108
Views: 3542

Re: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results

Bummer about the lack of women in the top 10 (or half the top 50). I feel like I have at least a decent idea of who some of them are, and if I know my film history, I have a pretty good idea which woman is going to at least crack the top 20 (and she's good at singing ABBA songs). I am sincerely pra...
by bootsy
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?
Replies: 17
Views: 438

Re: Do you agree that these are the most acclaimed works of their respective mediums?

Probably not. Please share your opinion There are a lot of options for all the mediums. It's pretty hard to say 1 single TV show, book, movie, video game, and album is head and shoulders above everything else. For TV you could argue: The Wire, Breaking Bad, Game Of Thrones, Seinfeld Film: The Godfa...
by bootsy
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Slant Magazine - The 10 Best Albums of Each Year (1990-1999)
Replies: 14
Views: 486

Re: Slant Magazine - The 10 Best Albums of Each Year (1990-1999)

Always love those honorable mentions. That's where you find those hidden gems.
by bootsy
Fri Jun 23, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Live Albums According to AM Rank
Replies: 1
Views: 177

Re: Best Live Albums According to AM Rank

I don't think there is unless I missed it somewhere. All of the live albums on AM aren't listed as Live genre. The best way is to find one of the live albums on AM and at the bottom it says 'These critics also liked the following albums:' where it has similar live albums.
by bootsy
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Prodigy (1974-2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: R.I.P. Prodigy (1974-2017)

I'm late on this but RIP Prodigy. A great MC and one half of a great group.
by bootsy
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results
Replies: 108
Views: 3542

Re: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results

86. Christian Bale (1974-) [imgsize 640x427:3gzf9rsn]http://www.bianoti.com/wp-content/uploads/20150130_54cb948e9fe24.jpg Points : 102.41 Votes : 4 Biggest Fans : acroamor (#7) Bio : Bale is one of the few Hollywood actors whose child stardom has successfully translated to steady an...
by bootsy
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results
Replies: 108
Views: 3542

Re: AMF's 100 Greatest TV and Film Actors and Actresses of All Time (2017): Results

I'm so sorry. I thought that was for movies. Otherwise, Mary Tyler Moore would have snuck in. Oh. You can PM a revised list if you like (and I will make the necessary adjustments) though Mary Tyler Moore would still not make the cut as you are the only one who voted for her. Nah, my list is fine. B...
by bootsy
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 228
Views: 14102

Re: Albums of 2017

Yeah that Fleet Foxes is pretty damn good for sure.
by bootsy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site design (beta)
Replies: 23
Views: 1174

Re: New site design (beta)

I think it looks good. It looks much richer and bolder. Thanks! It's perhaps too bold to some...? I've chosen regular links on the mobile version, but I thought that looked thin on large screens. At least my tired eyes need the bold blue. Maybe I will look into semi-bold alternatives. No problem yo...
by bootsy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site design (beta)
Replies: 23
Views: 1174

Re: New site design (beta)

I think it looks good. It looks much richer and bolder.
by bootsy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex - The 33 Best Kendrick Lamar Songs (2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Complex - The 33 Best Kendrick Lamar Songs (2017)

StevieFan13 wrote:Artist lists with -50 songs have been declared eligible a lot of times (Nina Simone, Nirvana, Depeche Mode, etc.)

Ok good, thanks. Just couldn't remember the rule on that.
by bootsy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 14
Views: 412

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1

Prince - The Cross

Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine

Joy Division - Heart and Soul

Stevie Wonder - Too High

Lou Reed - The Bed

Bjork - Unravel

Nas - Memory Lane (Sittin' in da Park)

Daft Punk - Voyager
by bootsy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals
Replies: 28
Views: 716

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals

prosecutorgodot wrote:

This is probably an unpopular opinion, but I don't think "Seed" is that good. I hope it doesn't get #1.

It's popular with me. I can't stand the song. I always skip it when I play that album.
by bootsy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals
Replies: 28
Views: 716

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals

Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Kanye West - Late Registration

Songs
Kanye West - Runaway
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message
Public Enemy - Rebel Without a Pause
Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy
by bootsy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex - The 33 Best Kendrick Lamar Songs (2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Complex - The 33 Best Kendrick Lamar Songs (2017)

Swimming Pools at the bottom of the list is a little disappointing.

Will this list count. I know Henrik said for a single artist list it had to be 50 songs I think. I don't know maybe it was 30. Can't remember.
by bootsy
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19726

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I wasn't sure if we could include Greatest Hits albums so If we aren't supposed to have those let me know and I'll remove them. 1 | Nas - Illmatic 2 | Radiohead - Kid A 3 | Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back 4 | Stevie Wonder - Innervisions 5 | Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-T...

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