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by BleuPanda
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)

So, uh, I wanted to get to this, stop feeling guilty about delaying all these things so much...

But I asked my husband for a divorce on Monday and have no idea when I'll be in the right head space to do this...
by BleuPanda
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #1: Yeasayer's Odd Blood
Replies: 13
Views: 232

Re: Album Club Discussion #1: Yeasayer's Odd Blood

I should revisit this one. I find both "O.N.E." and "Ambling Alp" to be severely underappreciated. So much energy carried through both, and they really capture a sound entirely their own.
by BleuPanda
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 23
Views: 2759

Re: Play That Game

One issue I have with this list is that minor variations of the same game are listed separately. Are any publications listing both Ninja Gaiden (2004) and Ninja Gaiden Black simultaneously? Black is essentially a director's cut; where would Ninja Gaiden (2004) land if the two games were combined? Sa...
by BleuPanda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Films of the 1970s Final List Submissions Due Monday, September 17
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Films of the 1970s Final List Submissions Due Monday, September 17

Since only six people have submitted a list so far (and I kind of half-disappeared over the last several months...), I wanted to share on the music forum as well. I have extended the deadline to a week from today.
by BleuPanda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)

I have extended the deadline to the 17th since I figure a lot of people who would participate missed it. Greg has also submitted a ballot now.
by BleuPanda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: July 31)

So, I only received 5 lists, it appears? Which feels really small (but I also didn't push this as much as I should, sorry). Let me know if you thought you submitted one and I lost it or if you forgot to submit and would like to.


Here's who I have:
BleuPanda
bonnielaurel
Michel
Petri
whuntva
by BleuPanda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: July 31)

Sorry, I kind of lost track of this one. I'll try to work on it this week.
by BleuPanda
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 41
Views: 1314

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Songs: 1 | Spiritualized | Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space 2 | Radiohead | Let Down 3 | Radiohead | Paranoid Android 4 | Bjork | Bachelorette 5 | Daft Punk | Around the World 6 | Elliott Smith | Between the Bars 7 | The Verve | Bitter Sweet Symphony 8 | Blur | Song 2 9 | Bjork | Joga 1...
by BleuPanda
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 36
Views: 1770

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

BleuPanda wrote:On the 1982 and 1980s list, "Taschenrechner / Pocket Calculator" by Kraftwerk is listed as being by "Taschenrechner / Pocket Calculator" (the song title is listed in the artist column). It appears correct on the all-time list.


This happens again for 1978's The Man Machine song.
by BleuPanda
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 36
Views: 1770

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

On the 1982 and 1980s list, "Taschenrechner / Pocket Calculator" by Kraftwerk is listed as being by "Taschenrechner / Pocket Calculator" (the song title is listed in the artist column). It appears correct on the all-time list.
by BleuPanda
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 23
Views: 2759

Re: Play That Game

I decided to tackle Halo this weekend with a friend, got through the first eight of ten levels in one go. I feel like World of Warcraft is just going to sit in that awful place of being a top 10 game I won't get around to; all my friends who do play MMORPGs have moved on to Final Fantasy XIV, and th...
by BleuPanda
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 53
Views: 2343

Re: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?

American Football is the one I always think of, though part of that perception is probably skewed by living in the same town as where the band formed. But seeing it at #6 on the list Harold provided suggests I'm not alone. I'd certainly take them over the other two Urbana-Champaign bands who do alre...
by BleuPanda
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 41
Views: 1642

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Looking at that initial list, I just now noticed how much The House That Heaven Built has fallen. This song started off above Oblivion somehow!!!
by BleuPanda
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 36350

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Gah, for some reason I decided to update my song list this week...why would I do this just in time to see my old list be used? Why didn't I wait until after this new list to find new songs? I still haven’t gotten to the “look back over everyone’s list to make sure I didn’t assign points to the enti...
by BleuPanda
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 36350

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Gah, for some reason I decided to update my song list this week...why would I do this just in time to see my old list be used? Why didn't I wait until after this new list to find new songs?
by BleuPanda
Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Erotic genre of music, music for making love
Replies: 29
Views: 1152

Re: Erotic genre of music, music for making love

My innocent semi-asexual eyes! Someone protect me.
by BleuPanda
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's 2018 Music List Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 1156

Re: BleuPanda's 2018 Music List Updates

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
BleuPanda wrote:Not sure - I likely won't completely redo the list, but I might want to add any new discoveries I feel worthy of entering my top 1000.

Poll's closing in a few days. What's the current status?




Not in the mental state to update it, so it's good as is.
by BleuPanda
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 60
Views: 7928

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)

So, I haven't actually touched this at all, but combining it shouldn't take too long - so today is the soft deadline, but I will give a hard deadline once I'm closer to actually presenting. Sorry again for the delay in all of this; I've been going through perhaps one of the most stressful periods of...
by BleuPanda
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 36350

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Never thought I'd see a day where an LCD Soundsystem song ended up in Henrik's top 100!
by BleuPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 3243

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Listyguy wrote:Also, the cover art is horrendous.



At this point, I'd be disappointed if it wasn't.
by BleuPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)

Please rank all of the movies you have seen from the final 155 and submit your list by email to me at christophermames (at) yahoo (dot) com Please use the same excel file as below. The deadline is July 31 (it would be earlier, but I need to get the all-time movie list project done and haven't had as...
by BleuPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films

The five bonus films are:
Hausu (1977) - my choice
High Plains Drifter (1973) - Greg
Lenny (1974) - Michel
Paper Moon (1973) - Petri
Foxy Brown (1974) - bonnielaurel
by BleuPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 1077

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

Results 1. Apocalypse Now: 426 2. Alien: 313 3. Stalker: 293 4. Manhattan: 231 5. Life of Brian: 198 6. All That Jazz: 150 7. The Marriage of Maria Braun: 138 8. Nosferatu the Vampyre: 127 9. The Tin Drum: 86 10. The Warriors: 83 11. Escape from Alcatraz: 82 12. Being There: 66 13. Kramer vs. Krame...
by BleuPanda
Thu May 31, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 60
Views: 7928

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline May 31)

Petri wrote:Hey BleuPanda. Hope you are fine.
Can you still extend a deadline of movie poll for a month (or at least two weeks). I would love to participate but I’m so busy right now that I haven’t had time to update my list.





I'm still in a bit of an odd place, so definitely.
by BleuPanda
Wed May 23, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Beatles acclaim peak
Replies: 23
Views: 2471

Re: Beatles acclaim peak

Well, there's always the obvious cycle that something referred to as the 'greatest X' will end up having more people check it out, and then many will try to understand the medium through the lens of that artist or work. And because so many people base their views of a medium through that 'greatest' ...
by BleuPanda
Wed May 16, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films

Anyone else wanting in on this?
by BleuPanda
Tue May 15, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films

Remember to tell me your bonus film choice! Only two other people have messaged me so far!
by BleuPanda
Tue May 15, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 1077

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

1. All That Jazz
2. Apocalypse Now
3. Alien
4. Stalker
5. Being There
6. Manhattan
7. Life of Brian
8. Tale of Tales
by BleuPanda
Tue May 15, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 1246

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)

Results 1. The Deer Hunter: 346 2. Days of Heaven: 314 3. Autumn Sonata: 226 4. Halloween: 175 5. In a Year With 13 Moons: 126 6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers: 112 7. The Last Waltz: 105 8. Interiors: 99 9. Animal House: 93 10. Superman: 91 11 (tie). Grease: 83 12 (tie). Midnight Express: 83 13. ...
by BleuPanda
Tue May 15, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 1246

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)

Sorry, my life's been a real mess recently. Here's my crazy late list, and I'll have the results soon:
1. Halloween
2. Days of Heaven
3. Dawn of the Dead
4. The Deer Hunter
5. In a Year With 13 Moons
6. Watership Down
7. Gates of Heaven
8. Autumn Sonata
9. Animal House
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
Replies: 14
Views: 1335

Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer

This feels like the first event-type album of the year to me, so I figure it deserves its own thread.

by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 60
Views: 7928

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline May 31)

Mulholland wrote:Would you accept a list from Letterboxd? Or would you rather it listed out here?




Is there a way to export lists on Letterboxd? Otherwise, I imagine it would be kind of time-consuming...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 60
Views: 7928

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline May 31)

I pushed the deadline back to the end of May - I've been quite busy.
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Update on the update
Replies: 10
Views: 1395

Re: Update on the update

No worries - though I am kind of anticipating the day you hand this project over to others because I want to dive in and expand the album list to 5,000. In other words, I am excited to someday realize just how stressful running this has been all these years...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC The Classics Edition 10
Replies: 11
Views: 1028

Re: AMF WC The Classics Edition 10

Rob wrote:
spiritualized wrote: :scared-shocked: Big fall of interest with 109 votes


This was the first time I didn't vote, but not out of a lack of interest. I did have less time, but wanted to listen to everything on Monday evening, but the poll was already closed.



I also simply didn't have time.
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 17
Views: 2124

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

Here are my two most recent main videos. I'm worried about coming off as spam by posting these, but hopefully people view these more as me trying to do what people like Rob do on the other forum but in video form (and hopefully eventually to a wider audience) - we don't really have many topics here ...
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A tribute to Lana Del Rey
Replies: 7
Views: 812

Re: A tribute to Lana Del Rey

StevieFan13 wrote:When I saw the thread title I nearly had a heart attack until I actually read it. Thank goodness.




Same...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Noel Gallagher quote on lyrics
Replies: 11
Views: 986

Re: Noel Gallagher quote on lyrics

For me, it all depends on the genre. Lyrics are easily one of my main focuses in hip hop and folk music. Other genres not so much. But in those first two genres, the way language is said also works differently; most of the time, the enunciation is clearer. There are a lot of rock songs where I have ...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 17
Views: 2124

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

I have - I should probably watch it again sometime. I remember liking it. At this point, I've seen around 3/4th of the TSPDT list, and I think I've gotten through all the shorts. I didn't mean to seem so focused on animation - but now my next video is also on Grave of the Fireflies because I wanted ...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 17
Views: 2124

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

I've now done four more videos; I think the most important thing at this point is to simply ensure I can keep to a schedule. I'm doing my main videos every Sunday, plus I plan to do reviews whenever I watch new movies in the theater. It's funny, because of the situation with Channel Awesome, I'm ess...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 1290

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)

Results: 1. Annie Hall: 400 2. Eraserhead: 245 3. Star Wars: 232 4. Stroszek: 228 5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 199 6. The American Friend: 180 7. Una giornata particolare/A Special Day: 116 8. Opening Night: 109 9. Saturday Night Fever: 105 10. The Last Wave: 102 11. Suspiria: 102 12. 3 Wo...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 09
Replies: 18
Views: 1169

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 09

Sorry, how are ties determined? Do old songs really get priority over new ones in that regard? Hi Bleu, No, the more recent ones get priority if there is a tie. Why, did you see something I missed ? I mean, The Kinks' Do You Remember Walter and Elton John's Can You Feel the Love Tonight also all go...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 09
Replies: 18
Views: 1169

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 09

Sorry, how are ties determined? Do old songs really get priority over new ones in that regard?
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: DAMN. wins the Pulitzer Prize
Replies: 4
Views: 587

DAMN. wins the Pulitzer Prize

https://pitchfork.com/news/kendrick-lam ... al_twitter


Apparently the first time it has gone to an album that wasn't classical or jazz.
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.4
Replies: 19
Views: 1381

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.4

Lily Allen - Alright Still
John Talabot - Fin
Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 167
Views: 11005

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

What really surprised me was learning that Wuthering Heights was actually a number one hit in the UK, lasting a few weeks at the top. Up until learning that, I had always assumed she was one of those art-rock types that the average person would never come across, but, no. She was actually a star.
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films

As I said somewhere earlier, I'm going to allow each person who has voted in one of the yearly polls a free entrant. Basically, choose any single film from the 70s that did not qualify in the first round and it will automatically be added to the final poll. Please do this through a Private Message. ...
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 1077

Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

The rules: You can post a list of anywhere between 1 and 20 films (or more, but only 20 will be counted) from the period we're covering. The deciding factor in terms of release dates is the IMDb list and the top 15 of each period will go on to the final top 150. The deadline is May 15. New rounds wi...

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