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by Dexter
Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 408

Re: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread

I could probably rank the greatest performances , but not the greatest actors overall. Would that be okay? That's okay, as long as an actor does not appear twice in your list. In my roll-out of the result, I'll be listing the key movies of every ranked actor so if an actor in your list has 2 (or mo...
by Dexter
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]
Replies: 7
Views: 170

Re: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]

Not to mention Ellen Burstyn, David Carradine, John Cazale, Leslie Cheung, Glenn Close, Danielle Darrieux, Madhuri Dixit, Robert Duvall, Ed Harris, Diane Lane, Fernanda Montenegro, Joe Pesci, Hannah Schygulla, Jacques Tati and Alida Valli to name a few.
by Dexter
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]
Replies: 7
Views: 170

501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]

501 Movie Stars: A Comprehensive Guide to the Greatest Screen Actors [Hardcover: November 1, 2007] by Steven Jay Schneider 501 Movie Stars pays homage to these pop culture idols with absorbing essays that describe each star's work, influences, and legacy. Abbott, Bud and Costello, Lou Adjani, Isabel...
by Dexter
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 408

Re: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread

Great! Also I expected your name to be Dexter... It still is :P Thanks for taking the initiative, Dexter. I will certainly submit a list. I will probably have about 50% Americans, 20% British and 30% other. I expect the poll result will lean heavily towards Hollywood stars. This is an interesting e...
by Dexter
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 1263

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

Albums 1. Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf 2. Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights 3. Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots 4. Norah Jones - Come Away with Me 5. Eminem - The Eminem Show 6. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot 7. Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head 8. Red Hot Chili P...
by Dexter
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 408

AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread

Greetings AM forumers! This is the first-ever AMF's Greatest Actors/Actresses of All Time poll, celebrating our picks for the greatest thespians who graced the movie screen. :) A couple of things to bear in mind: 1. Pick the TV/film actors/actresses of any nationality whose acting (dramatic, comic, ...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?

Great that you’re volunteering Dexter. :) I think this should be favorite actors/actresses poll no matter how big stars they are/were. Of course big Hollywood stars will do fine (probably better than in director/movie polls) but I don’t want to exclude some of my favorite actors/actresses just beca...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?

Can we make it the Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time? I feel like most people may end up voting for the best movie stars, not necessary the greatest actors/actresses. For example, I think Marilyn Monroe will probably have more votes than a character actress like Beulah Bondi. I guess that would pull-...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?

Guys, Based on the previous posts, everyone is on board with doing a top 100 Actors/Actresses of all time poll. Since no one stepped up, you all okay with me running the poll? It will be my first endeavor and I'm not confident that I will do as great as a job as Petri or BleuPanda before him but I w...
by Dexter
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 129
Views: 2445

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

Despite reading all the previous posts and made aware of the controversy between the percieved vs. real transphobia in the film, I still wouldn't change my ranking of Silence of the Lambs in the Top 10. To me, if there is transphobia in the film, it's not as blatant as the racism in Birth of the Nat...
by Dexter
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Deciding the genre tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 294

Re: POLL: Deciding the genre tournament

Voted Electronic, the one genre my music library lacks. Narrowing down the genre piqued my curiosity: House, Techno, Trance, Downtempo, Electronica, Jungle/Drum n' Bass, Experimental.
by Dexter
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Deciding the genre tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 294

Re: POLL: Deciding the genre tournament

Allmusic considers Disco as contemporary R&B:

http://www.allmusic.com/style/disco-ma0000002552

Actually, many of the above genres overlap with each other so expect confusion.
by Dexter
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 25 Chuck Berry Songs (start voting!)
Replies: 22
Views: 428

Re: Top 25 Chuck Berry Songs (start voting!)

1. Johnny B. Goode 2. Maybellene 3. Roll Over Beethoven 4. Sweet Little Sixteen 5. Memphis, Tennessee 6. No Particular Place to Go 7. School Days 8. You Can Never Tell 9. Rock and Roll Music 10. Brown-Eyed Handsome Man 11. Memphis, Tennessee 12. Carol 13. Too Much Money Business 14. Nadine (Is It Yo...
by Dexter
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Share Your Playlists
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Share Your Playlists

I'll try checking out some of your anime picks, Dexter! Thanks! though some songs are included due to my affinity to the anime show and not due to their quality (i.e., DBZ and Sailor Moon) Hmmm I should share a playlist, but it's tough because I normally don't make interesting playlists. I normally...
by Dexter
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Share Your Playlists
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Share Your Playlists

See also http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=3471 . Oh! I did not notice there was a topic already, my apologies, although a 200-song or a data/% based playlist is not exactly what I had in mind (like a 1-2 hour playlist for certain theme or mood). You can take this down if...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 20, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Share Your Playlists
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Share Your Playlists

I'm posting this topic to expand my library and for forumers to share their musical taste by category. You can post playlists by genre/subgenre, musical style, theme, mood or some other criteria. You can list them down or post your Spotify playlist. To start things off, here are 3 of my playlists: G...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Vote for the next list!
Replies: 5
Views: 264

Re: Vote for the next list!

Although I voted for ABBA, shouldn't we postpone the next artist poll in case a legend recently passed away, i.e. Chuck Berry, since people tend to listen back to an artist's output thereafter and discover or renew their appreciation for some unheralded songs in the catalog.
by Dexter
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 129
Views: 2445

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

I agree, pretty normal list although I agree with bootsy in a way that the poll is skewed and biased to films, mostly foreign films, that have a few voters but are placed very high on their lists. However, I admit that my view is neither here nor there as the point system was decided before the poll...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Uncut (UK) - 30 best songs: The Smiths, The Clash & Pink Floyd
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Re: Uncut (UK) - 30 best songs: The Smiths, The Clash & Pink Floyd

Here are the Uncut lists I collected: Pink Floyd’s 30 best songs Tom Pinnock July 24, 2015 http://www.uncut.co.uk/features/pink-floyds-30-best-songs-69875 Here’s the Floyd’s 30 greatest songs …as voted for by David Gilmour and Nick Mason and their friends, fellow musicians and famous fans, including...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 129
Views: 2445

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

Excellent and seamless presentation, Petri! All the essential film details are there. The commentaries are also great, particularly BleuPanda's who, kudos to him, saw all 150 movies. As to the results, I like the unpredictability of it. I didn't expect 'Out of Sight' to rank so low and 'Heat' to pla...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Chuck Berry (1926 - 2017)
Replies: 9
Views: 317

Re: R.I.P. Chuck Berry (1926 - 2017)

R.I.P. to a legend, considered one of the greatest rock and roll artists of all time. My top 10 Chuck Berry Songs, all still getting airplay in my music library: 1. Johnny B. Goode 2. Maybellene 3. Roll Over Beethoven 4. Sweet Little Sixteen 5. Memphis, Tennessee 6. No Particular Place to Go 7. Scho...
by Dexter
Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Guess the results -thread
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Films of the 1990s: Guess the results -thread

In no particular order Bottom 10: Close-Up, King of New York, The Adjuster, Bad Lieutenant, In the Line of Fire, In the Name of the Father, James and the Giant Peach, L'appartement (The Appartment), Tierra, and Pusher Top 10: GoodFellas, Pulp Fiction, The Shawshank Redemption, Se7en, The Usual Suspe...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does it ever get better?
Replies: 6
Views: 548

Re: Does it ever get better?

Just a suggestion, how about make a list for different activities and use a notebook to keep track, like watch a 3-hr. film, play it 30 mins. at a time; read a book by the chapter; play one side of an album; etc. and jot down your progress. At least it makes doing them more manageable, fun and not a...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Velvet Underground and Nico
Replies: 28
Views: 2807

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Velvet Underground and Nico

1. Heroin
2. I'm Waiting for the Man
3. Femme Fatale
4. Sunday Morning
5. Venus in Furs
6. All Tomorrow's Parties
7. There She Goes Again
8. Run Run Run
9. I'll Be Your Mirror
10. The Black Angel's Death Song
11. European Son
by Dexter
Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Revolver
Replies: 62
Views: 5739

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Revolver

1. Eleanor Rigby
2. Taxman
3. Tomorrow Never Knows
4. Here, There and Everywhere
5. Yellow Submarine
6. I'm Only Sleeping
7. For No One
8. And Your Bird Can Sing
9. Good Day Sunshine
10. Got to Get You Into My Life
11. Love You To
12. She Said She Said
13. Doctor Robert
14. I Want to tell You
by Dexter
Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1980 (2017 edition)
Replies: 34
Views: 910

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

antonius wrote:1. Pixote

Isn't this a 1980 film? If 1981 then Imma change my list.
by Dexter
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2774

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Man yes, Joe Hisaishi is one of my all-time heroes (and of course Mr. Miyazaki). Even though I'm not a Miyazaki buff or anything, my love for Hisaishi-Miyazaki is seriously overflowing. :romance-kisscheek: To make a morbid reference, if you played the Camphor Tree theme song with the visuals of the...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2774

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

15. Yumi Kimura - Itsumo Nando Demo Ayyy good choice :) Thanks! You're not the only fan of the ending theme of Spirited Away :) Though I'm not sure if her name is Yumi or Youmi, as her Kanji translates to bow=yumi. Mad props to Joe Hisaishi too, his collaborations with Haoayo Miyazaki are some of t...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2774

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Albums 1. System of a Down - Toxicity 2. Daft Punk - Discovery 3. Jay-Z - The Blueprint 4. The Strokes - IS This It 5. The White Stripes - White Blood Cells 6. Missy Elliott - Miss E...So Addictive 7. Aaliyah - Aaliyah 8. Weezer - Weezer [Green Album] 9. P!nk - M!ssundaztood 10. Incubus - Morning Vi...
by Dexter
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1980 (2017 edition)
Replies: 34
Views: 910

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

1. Raging Bull (Martin Scorsese/USA/Drama) 2. The Empire Strikes Back (Irvin Kershner/USA/SciFi-Fantasy) 3. Airplane! (Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker/USA/Comedy) 4. The Elephant Man (David Lynch/USA/Drama) 5. Atlantic City (Louis Malle/Canada-France/Romantic Crime) 6. The Shining (Stanley ...
by Dexter
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 34
Views: 1057

Re: Films of the 1990s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

Can I ask for an extension? Like until March 15. Been Terribly busy.
by Dexter
Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1803

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

Here are rock songs that I like a lot but the critics seem to hate or just don't care, as I can't find them on AM: 40. Sublime, "Santeria" 39. Sepultura, "Refuse/Resist" 38. Aerosmith, "Pink" 37. No Doubt, "Just a Girl" 36. Guns N' Roses, "Don't Cry"...
by Dexter
Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1803

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

C'mon guys, you can do better. Except for"Play" and Lulu, the songs mentioned are not songs that everybody (everybody=almost all critics) hates, they're even ranked or bubbling under in AM.

Mine's the sappy "Truly Madly Deeply" by Savage Garden.
by Dexter
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?
Replies: 18
Views: 608

Re: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?

My top 20 years based on my point system from 13,000+ song ratings so far: Holy crap, that is a LOT of ratings! How do you keep track of them all? https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1u9jEXtzMCniJtwTuELfz98G5OQlOd8b2bVnD9tcWDt0/edit?usp=sharing :whistle: :-o I'm in awe of you! As to the greatest...
by Dexter
Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Miles Davis' Kind of Blue
Replies: 22
Views: 1722

Re: Rank the Tracks: Miles Davis' Kind of Blue

1. So What
2. Blue in Green
3. All Blues
4. Freddie Freeloader
5. Flamenco Sketches
by Dexter
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
Replies: 20
Views: 467

Re: Rank the Tracks: Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)

1. Money
2. Time
3. Us and Them
4. The Great Gig in the Sky
5. On the Run
6. Brain Damage
7. Eclipse
8. Any Colour You Like
9. Speak to Me
10. Breathe
by Dexter
Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Electronica/Ambient music
Replies: 17
Views: 353

Re: Electronica/Ambient music

You might want to consider the selections provided in the link below:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=836&hilit=mixmag

It says "Greatest Dance Tracks" but majority of the songs are Electronic music. I had a blast discovering some very enjoyable tunes.
by Dexter
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 3433

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

Songs 1. Daft Punk, "One More Time" 2. Coldplay, "Yellow" 3. Alizée, "Moi...Lolita" 4. Modjo, "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)" 5. OutKast, "Ms. Jackson" 6. Son by Four, "A Puro Dolor" 7. The Hives, "Hate to Say I Told You So" 8. D'Angelo,...
by Dexter
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Personal Theories on Songs
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: Personal Theories on Songs

This one is a NSFW. According to wikipedia lead singer Chris Ballew of The Presidents of the United States of America has stated that he wrote "Peaches" about a girl he once had a crush on. He allegedly wrote this song after sitting under a peach tree she had in her yard while waiting for ...
by Dexter
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 645

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Graphic novels, manga, light novels, religious tomes... ineligible? Not considered serious literature?
by Dexter
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Japan - One Song per day
Replies: 12
Views: 359

Re: Japan - One Song per day

My Idea is use the songs of the Oricon and Another Lists. But Really, Lastly the Oricon has too Much Songs of the 48 Family, and I Really HATE Them. I Think to Limit the Participation of them, and with your Response I Decide to do it. Well, the Response of Romain saw me you're interested of Japanes...
by Dexter
Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Japan - One Song per day
Replies: 12
Views: 359

Re: Japan - One Song per day

Hi! Welcome to the forums. I voted "Do it" because I am open to new music and I heard some Japanese music recommended in other websites and certainly liked most of them. However, I note that you are from Buenos Aires and your profile name is derived from an anime (Naruto) and your profile ...
by Dexter
Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Since The Topic Is Locked, I Have To Say That I Am Not A Troll Just A Very informed Long Time Beatles Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 456

Re: Since The Topic Is Locked, I Have To Say That I Am Not A Troll Just A Very informed Long Time Beatles Fan

One definition of a troll is a person who starts arguments or upsets people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages with the intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal, on-topic discussion. You, sir, are a troll. You could had easily ...
by Dexter
Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AcclaimedMusic Top 100 Showdown Series, 20-11
Replies: 8
Views: 303

Re: The AcclaimedMusic Top 100 Showdown Series, 20-11

Much love for 'OK Computer' but when the album is tagged as "'The Dark Side of the Moon' for the information age" then the inspiration takes precedence.
by Dexter
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?

A best actor's poll in general is cool too but voters probably are more suspect to succumb to the cult of personality than say a best directors poll. I'm more interested where Maria Falconetti in The Passion of Joan of Arc or David Thewlis in Naked ranks in a poll rather than where Johnny Depp or Le...
by Dexter
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?

I mean Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood. I don't know why I confuse those 2 films. Javier Bardem's performance is also great in No Country for Old Men.
by Dexter
Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: Should we do a Greatest Directors of All Time poll?

As Petri noted there was a relatively recent director's poll, so perhaps an alternative poll? I would like to suggest the greatest acting performances of all time... like Daniel Day Lewis in No Country for Old Men, Robert De Niro in Raging Bull, Meryl Streep in Sophie's Choice, etc.
by Dexter
Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 34
Views: 1057

Re: Films of the 1990s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

I've seen most of these. (Probably at least 100 of them, since the '90's was when I was studying to be a film critic.) The trouble is that I don't remember many of them well enough to make an informed list. :( I had the same problem. What I did was I went to Wikipedia which has summaries (sometimes...
by Dexter
Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: twenty one pilots
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: twenty one pilots

I think twenty one pilots are doing okay (not great) critically. I like that they're probably the only act that is riding high in the pop charts that can still be truly called rock but I'm afraid their music is suited for this era and most likely be dated by the time their teenage fans become workin...

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