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by prosecutorgodot
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What's the best decade in music?
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Re: What's the best decade in music?

1. 10s
2. 70s
3. Other decades
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AM Disney Animated Canon Poll: Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Re: AM Disney Animated Canon Poll: Voting

Given my knowledge of the fandom, I think I know what the winner will be. 1. Mulan (1998) 2. The Jungle Book (1966) 3. Dumbo (1941) 4. The Emperor's New Groove (2000) 5. The Lion King (1994) 6. Sleeping Beauty (1959) 7. Alice in Wonderland (1951) 8. Robin Hood (1973) 9. Zootopia (2016) 10. Peter Pan...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 13828

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Additional songs for 2nd Quarter: 1 | IDLES | Grounds 2 | Anderson .Paak | Lockdown (ft. Jay Rock) 3 | Rina Sawayama | Bad Friend 4 | The Strokes | At the Door 5 | Haru Nemuri | ファンファーレ (Fanfare) 6 | Dua Lipa | Break My Heart 7 | Natalia Lafourcade | El Balajú / Serenata Huasteca 8 | Rina Sawayama |...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 266
Views: 64839

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

With all these lists, we can probably get a solid top 500 songs, eh? (We don't need a fancy rollout for 201-500)
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 3
Replies: 27
Views: 277

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 3

Heat 5: 73 | Kanye West | Ultralight Beam (2016) 123 | A Tribe Called Quest | We the People... (2016) 19 | Tame Impala | Let It Happen (2015) 44 | Perfume Genius | Queen (2014) 75 | Japandroids | The House that Heaven Built (2012) Heat 6: 114 | Janelle Monáe feat. Big Boi | Tightrope (2010) 155 | Fi...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 266
Views: 64839

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

CupofDreams, Beach House - Myth appears twice.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Personal Top 100 Video Game Project
Replies: 114
Views: 6210

Re: My Personal Top 100 Video Game Project

Wow, Okami. That's an inspired pick.

I will also add Trails to the list of games I hope to eventually play.

Great writeups for T&T and DR2.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 2
Replies: 26
Views: 436

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 2

Heat 3: 2 | Grimes | Oblivion (2012) 18 | Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You (2012) 118 | Kendrick Lamar | HUMBLE. (2017) 170 | Vampire Weekend | Step (2013) 88 | Carly Rae Jepsen | Call Me Maybe (2011) Heat 4: 115 | Lana Del Rey | Mariners Apartment Complex (2018) 184 | Grimes | REALiTi (2015) 45 | Jam...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 17336

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

Hi prosecutorgodot - sorry for the delayed response. Some comments on the above: Lim Giong - Known for his work on the films of two major Chinese directors (Jia Zhangke and Bi Gan) and a major Taiwanese director (Hou Hsiao-hsien) Alexandre Desplat - Scored multiple films for Wes Anderson (Moonrise ...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF Top 200 Films of the 2010s, Results Thread!
Replies: 54
Views: 3472

Re: AMF Top 200 Films of the 2010s, Results Thread!

JK Simmons will always be J Jonah Jameson to me. Fantastic actor (given the right role).

Thanks for a great rollout Holden! I was on the edge of my seat for the top 10.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 266
Views: 64839

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

Schüttelbirne wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:54 pm
prosecutorgodot wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:41 pm
Arsalan wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:25 am
31 | Green Day | Father of All... | 2019
Good list, but this one is 2020.
It was released in September last year as a single, so I'll keep it in.
Oh, I don't remember when the singles came out, I was referring to the album, sorry if it wasn't clear.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 266
Views: 64839

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

Arsalan wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:25 am
31 | Green Day | Father of All... | 2019
Good list, but this one is 2020.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 266
Views: 64839

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

200 fantastic songs: 1 | Kendrick Lamar | HiiiPower | 2011 2 | Death Grips | I've Seen Footage | 2012 3 | Fleet Foxes | Montezuma | 2011 4 | Janelle Monáe | Neon Valley Street | 2010 5 | Kero Kero Bonito | Trampoline | 2016 6 | David Bowie | Lazarus | 2015 7 | MGMT | Congratulations | 2010 8 | Kacey...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 8173

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2020

527. Radiohead – Kid A: 7
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 266
Views: 64839

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

Albums/EPs: 1 | Fleet Foxes | Helplessness Blues | 2011 2 | Linkin Park | A Thousand Suns | 2010 3 | Janelle Monáe | The ArchAndroid | 2010 4 | Kero Kero Bonito | Bonito Generation | 2016 5 | Kendrick Lamar | Section.80 | 2011 6 | Swans | To Be Kind | 2014 7 | Kacey Musgraves | Same Trailer Differen...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 1
Replies: 33
Views: 1863

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 1

Heat 1: 179 | Kendrick Lamar | Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe (2012) 186 | David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away (2016) 47 | Vampire Weekend | Hannah Hunt (2013) 158 | Foster the People | Pumped Up Kicks (2010) 146 | Mount Eerie | Real Death (2017) Heat 2: 65 | Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta (2015) 110...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF Top 200 Films of the 2010s, Results Thread!
Replies: 54
Views: 3472

Re: AMF Top 200 Films of the 2010s, Results Thread!

My #4 was CA: The Winter Soldier, not Civil War.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 17
Views: 1268

Re: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 7

The National - High Violet vs. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Guitar Songs
Replies: 23
Views: 1681

Re: Guitar Songs

DaveC wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:36 pm
That passage from about 4:30 - 6:30 gets me every time.
That's a great one. The guitar tone is really nice.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3563

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

1 | ABBA - Waterloo 2 | William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got 3 | Bonnie Raitt - Angel from Montgomery 4 | ABBA - What About Livingstone? 5 | Eagles - Best of My Love 6 | ABBA - Dance (While the Music Still Goes On) 7 | Kraftwerk - Autobahn 8 | The Wailers - No Woman, No Cry 9 | Dolly Part...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 8173

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2020

509. Dead Kennedys – Bleed for Me: 7.5
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 17336

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

Best Score Composers of the Decade 1 | 林強 (Lim Giong) (Taiwan) 2 | Alexandre Desplat (France) 3 | Stefan Will (Germany) Best Actors of the Decade 1 | Willem Dafoe (U.S.) 2 | 樹木希林 (Kirin Kiki) (Japan) 3 | Ventura (Portugal) Thanks for the detailed, lengthy lists, Greg! Is it possible that you could ...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Guitar Songs
Replies: 23
Views: 1681

Re: Guitar Songs

Nice list. I'll just name one of my tops: "Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)"
by prosecutorgodot
Sun May 31, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Parasite (Spoilers)
Replies: 22
Views: 1927

Re: Parasite (Spoilers)

The two-tone whiplash issue for me also comes up in the acclaimed "Oldboy." The twist is ridiculous but feels unearned, just like with Parasite (though on a technical and thematic level I think Parasite is better). I dont know if this kind of writing is a Korean thing or something. Seems like you w...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat May 30, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Parasite (Spoilers)
Replies: 22
Views: 1927

Re: Parasite (Spoilers)

The two-tone whiplash issue for me also comes up in the acclaimed "Oldboy." The twist is ridiculous but feels unearned, just like with Parasite (though on a technical and thematic level I think Parasite is better). I dont know if this kind of writing is a Korean thing or something. On the bright sid...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 29, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Parasite (Spoilers)
Replies: 22
Views: 1927

Re: Parasite (Spoilers)

I thought andyd was peeved about non-black-and-white-ness. I misunderstood, but I was simply going off of what was written in the original post. I totally see and appreciate the gray area. I agree that the violence felt like pedestrian shock value. The film was so much more fun as a simple heist-lik...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu May 28, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Parasite (Spoilers)
Replies: 22
Views: 1927

Re: Parasite (Spoilers)

I mainly loved it for the flawless filmmaking. Throughout the entire first half, every shot, every frame, every piece of dialogue, every bit of acting was perfect. Then the ridiculous twist happens and the movie falls off a cliff. I don't see why you need the film to be black and white. I guess ever...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 25, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 16
Views: 2564

Re: Music of 2010: Round 2, Week 5

I can't believe Hadestown lost last week!

Albums
pass
LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening
Beach House - Teen Dream
Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 19, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "AI/DC: I made a bot write an AC/DC song"
Replies: 4
Views: 1159

"AI/DC: I made a bot write an AC/DC song"

Self-explanatory, I think. Lyrics are top-notch.

by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 15, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Grand Final
Replies: 25
Views: 3200

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Grand Final

Jenny Wilson | Forever Is a Long Time
Talk Talk | Tomorrow Started
Chet Baker | No Problem
Nujabes | Peaceland
Regina Spektor | All The Rowboats
Rokia Traoré | Dounia
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 15, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: 10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki
Replies: 0
Views: 1168

10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki

Hello all, I found a four-part documentary about Hayao Miyazaki, 2006-2016. It aired on NHK. If interested in the thought process of this legendary filmmaker, check it out. https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/3004569/ It's hard for me to believe the man is 79 years old now. He started ...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 15, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 44955

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

I'm a bit late I suppose, but I've been sitting on it, and now I want to say something about the best singer-songwriter album of the year so far. Don't miss out if you haven't heard it. Laura Marling - Song For Our Daughter After listening to this, I really wonder how anyone could want more from a f...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 11, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 92
Views: 50175

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

I also read Crime and Punishment following this poll 1-2 years ago. I was super-hyped by it being one of the great novels by one of the great authors, but I found it decent at best. The characters were pretty good, but I feel like I've seen loads better characters. The protagonist's arc was also rea...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat May 09, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 List Thread!
Replies: 95
Views: 14151

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 List Thread!

Jirin wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 2:32 pm
I know a lot of people love Blackstar but I wonder if I'm going to be the only one who considers it the best Bowie album.
I have it as top Bowie album, but I thought I would be an outlier given that I am not acquainted with Bowie's vast catalogue beyond his biggest 6-7 albums.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 08, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10809

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Songs: 1 | Pink Floyd | Great Gig in the Sky 2 | Dobie Gray | Drift Away 3 | Dolly Parton | Jolene 4 | ABBA | Ring Ring 5 | Elton John | Candle in the Wind 6 | Stevie Wonder | Visions 7 | Bob Dorough | My Hero, Zero 8 | The Wailers | I Shot the Sheriff 9 | Marvin Gaye | Let's Get It On 10 | Stevie W...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 06, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 241
Views: 26944

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

It's a Jungle Out There - 9 I think the show is like a 6/10. It's certainly not going to blow you away. The theme song is definitely my favorite part of the show. I also like the general sense of love and friendship in the air, because everyone in the show is so goodhearted. I'm a fan of the whodun...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 05, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 241
Views: 26944

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

It's a Jungle Out There - 9 Yes, I prefer the Monk version over the 2017 version, though I do recommend the 2017 album that it appears on, as the other tracks are really quite good (I'd recommend "Sonny Boy"). Monk is an old TV show starring the guy who plays the father in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 04, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 10809

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Albums Top 5:

1 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon
2 | Stevie Wonder | Innervisions
3 | Al Green | Call Me
4 | Herbie Hancock | Head Hunters
5 | Bob Dorough et al | Multiplication Rock
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 01, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2020 (07) April 30
Replies: 8
Views: 4287

Re: MCCh 2020 (07) April 30

Hey, maybe with the high ranking people will finally stop sleeping on Rina? I just discovered her earlier this year and like this album. It's interesting to see someone putting a modern twist on late 90s/early 00s pop after a decade of pop that was heavily focused on revisiting the 80s. Nice! Yeah,...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2020 (07) April 30
Replies: 8
Views: 4287

Re: MCCh 2020 (07) April 30

Hey, maybe with the high ranking people will finally stop sleeping on Rina?
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 68
Views: 12398

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

I hate that Rotten Tomatoes system, an average seems much better.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite vs. Best Music
Replies: 19
Views: 3034

Re: Favorite vs. Best Music

I agree that objectivity in art criticism doesn't exist. However, I do get the urge to claim objectivity once in a while for the fun of trollin'. Unfortunately, I often don't act on the urge, for fear of zillions of people jumping down my throat taking it too seriously. I've been thinking for the pa...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 4359

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

To be clear - Did you listen to these artist's albums before voting? Thank you. No. I'm sorry, I think there's a big misunderstanding that comes from the language barrier (and God knows I understand this problem)... but there, by such a simple and clear answer, I spit out my orange juice through my...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 44955

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

New Strokes is weaksauce. I quite like the new Strokes. It's not blowing me away, but it seems like a nice evolution of their music without completely losing their core appeal. The only thing that I can really fault the album for is taking some ideas from other artists, but if they're doing it well...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Greatest Vocal Group Ever
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Re: The Greatest Vocal Group Ever

Both of these are pretty incredible. Thanks for sharing.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Run of 4 Albums
Replies: 33
Views: 3029

Re: Greatest Run of 4 Albums

Edre Peraza wrote:
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:39 pm
Green Day (a more unpopular choice but a personal one):

39/Smooth
Kerplunk
Dookie
Insomniac
I totally agree this is a good-great run, though I prefer Nimrod over 39/Smooth as the fourth album.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: John Prine Hospitalized - In Critical Condition
Replies: 3
Views: 1507

Re: John Prine Hospitalized - In Critical Condition

</3
His lyrics are some of the wittiest I've heard besides Bob Dylan's and Randy Newman's, but perhaps not as snarky and cynical (which is not a bad thing).

But most of all, his songs display a man with a big heart.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Run of 4 Albums
Replies: 33
Views: 3029

Re: Greatest Run of 4 Albums

Santana (1969)
Abraxas (1970)
III (1971)
Caravanserai (1972)
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 11834

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Albums Top 5:
1 | Santana | Caravanserai
2 | Lou Reed | Transformer
3 | Curtis Mayfield | Superfly
4 | David Bowie | The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
5 | Randy Newman | Sail Away