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by whuntva
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Modern Standards"
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Re: "Modern Standards"

If we're talking songs from musicals (60-present this time, nothing mentioned before): - Waving Through a Window and You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen - If I Were a Rich Man and Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof - Wig in a Box from Hedwig and the Angry Inch - I Believe from The Book of...
by whuntva
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Modern Standards"
Replies: 6
Views: 241

"Modern Standards"

Looking through The Great American Songbook had me thinking about "pop standards". The definition of "standard" is ever-changing, but the Songbook defines most of their picks as oft-covered songs from 1919-1959 (basically everything pre-Beatles). Most are American, but some aren'...
by whuntva
Wed May 30, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 618

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

That's awesome! I am so jealous of you all. You seem so worldly, all you AMers. I just wish a few of you would hang out in America from time to time.
by whuntva
Tue May 29, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 26
Views: 869

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

Oh, and also Rick and Morty would break this because they cross over into EVERY universe.
by whuntva
Tue May 29, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 26
Views: 869

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

This might interest some of you. The Sopranos, Mad Men, and The Wire are the only TV shows in the top 10 that aren't connected. Although it's not listed The Simpsons are connected through The X-Files. The Simpsons would connect The Critic, Futurama, Family Guy, King of the Hill, etc. I've debunked ...
by whuntva
Sat May 19, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: POLL: Favorite movies by female directors
Replies: 19
Views: 1212

Re: POLL: Favorite movies by female directors

It was hard to think of movies from my list that were made by women, but I will try. 1) Beau Travail 2) Awakenings 3) Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels 4) The Prince of Egypt 5) Lost in Translation 6) American Psycho 7) Cloud Atlas 8) The Adventures of Prince Achmed 9) The Matrix 10) L...
by whuntva
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 494

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

1) Apocalypse Now
2) Stalker
3) Alien
4) The Muppet Movie
5) The Warriors
6) Life of Brian
7) The Castle of Cagliostro
8) Mad Max
by whuntva
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 568

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

1) The Deer Hunter
2) Halloween
3) Superman
4) Watership Down
by whuntva
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 667

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

1) Star Wars
2) Close Encounters of the Third Kind
3) The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
4) Annie Hall
5) 21 UP
by whuntva
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1976 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 550

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1976 (2018 Edition)

1) Taxi Driver
2) Network
3) Rocky
4) Allegro non Troppo
5) The Man who Fell to Earth
by whuntva
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1975 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 613

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1975 (2018 Edition)

1) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2) Barry Lyndon
3) Jaws
4) The Man Who Would be King
5) Nashville
6) Monty Python and the Holy Grail
7) Dog Day Afternoon
8) Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai Du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
9) The Mirror
by whuntva
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1974 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 859

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1974 (2018 Edition)

I edited my list. Parallex View is my new #16. 1) The Godfather Part II 2) Chinatown 3) Blazing Saddles 4) Scenes from a Marriage 5) Murder on the Orient Express Scenes from a Marriage is already in the final (We decided it is a 1973 movie). A bit late now, but if that's the case, just scratch it.
by whuntva
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 42
Views: 2609

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

Here we go with my very fluid list. I just included names for now. I only put in years when there were cases of ambiguity with remakes and/or similarly named films. If I need to reformat anything, just let me know. 1) WALL-E 2) Aguirre, Wrath of God 3) Vertigo 4) Amadeus 5) Casablanca 6) Great Expec...
by whuntva
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1974 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 859

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1974

1) The Godfather Part II
2) Chinatown
3) Blazing Saddles
4) Scenes from a Marriage
5) Murder on the Orient Express
by whuntva
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Oscar Nominations (and Winners) 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 736

Re: Oscar Nominations 2018

1) Dunkirk 2) The Shape of Water 3) Get Out 4) Phantom Thread 5) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 6) Darkest Hour 7) Call me by Your Name 8) The Post 9) Lady Bird This year's nominees were actually pretty good. I say on the whole stronger than last year. Get Out I feel is interesting becaus...
by whuntva
Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (1977)
Replies: 18
Views: 951

Re: Rank the Tracks: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (1977)

1) Go Your Own Way
2) Songbird
3) The Chain
4) Gold Dust Woman
5) Dreams
6) Don't Stop
7) Never Going Back Again
8) Oh, Daddy
9) I Don't Want to Know
10) You Make Loving Fun
11) Second Hand News
by whuntva
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1973 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 941

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1973 (2018 Edition)

1) The Holy Mountain
2) The Mother and the Whore
3) Mean Streets
4) The Sting
5) Fantastic Planet
5) Amarcord
6) The Wicker Man
7) The Spirit of the Beehive
8) A Doll's House (8 points)
9) Day for Night (7 points)
10) Badlands (6 points)
by whuntva
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Oscars 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Re: Oscars 2018

I don't see a clear favorite either. Usually they are easy to call, but even having a clear favorite is no guarantee (look at La La Land last year). I'm surprised Shape of Water is doing so well in other ceremonies. The Oscars don't usually like fantasy. Get Out looked like it would win for awhile. ...
by whuntva
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 479

Re: R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)

I never got too much into the Cranberries. But when they were good, they were REALLY good. This is a sad loss indeed.
by whuntva
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1972 (2018 edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 916

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1972 (2018 edition)

So few films I saw this year, though fortunately I gave all above an 8.

1) Aguirre, Wrath of God
2) The Godfather
3) The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
4) Solaris

Again, subject to change.
by whuntva
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 889

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)

Revised my list. Last Picture Show is my new #1.
by whuntva
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)
Replies: 21
Views: 1306

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)

Blackstar
Lazarus
Dollar Days
Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)
Tis a Pity She was a Whore
Girl Loves Me
I can't give Everything Away
by whuntva
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 4950

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

ALBUMS: 1) The National-Sleep Well Beast 2) Tyler, the Creator-Flower Boy 3) Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit-The Nashville Sound 4) King Gizzard and Lizard Wizard-Flying Microtonal Banana 5) Kendrick Lamar-DAMN. 6) Lorde-Melodrama 7) LCD Soundsystem-American Dream 8) The xx-I See You 9) Kesha-Rainbow ...
by whuntva
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 4950

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

SONGS: 1. Hot Thoughts, Spoon 2. Love is Mystical, Cold War Kids 3. The Man, The Killers 4. Don’t Matter Now, George Ezra 5. Everything, Strand of Oaks 6. Rattlesnake, King Gizzard & Lizard Wizard 7. The Way you Used to Do, Queens of the Stone Age 8. Blood on Me, Sampha 9. Who Dat Boy, Tyler, Th...
by whuntva
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 889

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)

List subject to change. But this is where it stands now. 1) The Last Picture Show 2) Clockwork Orange 3) Fiddler on the Roof 4) The French Connection 6) And Now For Something Completely Different 7) Walkabout 8) Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 9) McCabe and Mrs. Miller 10) The Devils 11) Bedkn...
by whuntva
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1970 (2018 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 1125

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

1) Patton
2) Woodstock
3) The Conformist
4) Five Easy Pieces
5) The Railway Children
6) El Topo
7) Scrooge
8) Le Boucher
by whuntva
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)
Replies: 22
Views: 1592

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)

Fake Plastic Trees
Just
High and Dry
The Bends
Black Star
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
Sulk
My Iron Lung
Bones
Bullet Proof...I Wish I Was
(Nice Dream)
Planet Telex
by whuntva
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 9054

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Alright! Cool!

I think Unacclaimed V can wait until the Greatest Hits poll ends. But this looks good. Thank you.
by whuntva
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 5439

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

This year was terrible, I will not mince words. Nonetheless, I do have enough picks I can in full confidence vote for. 9) Florence + The Machine-Dog Days are Over Well 2009 just got worse, because you voted for this one in our 2008 poll (along with 7 other folks). Will fix. I do have a backup.
by whuntva
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 5439

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

This year was terrible, I will not mince words. Nonetheless, I do have enough picks I can in full confidence vote for. Albums: 1) Mastodon-Crack the Skye 2) Florence + The Machine-Lungs 3) 30 Seconds to Mars-This is War 4) Kasabian-West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum 5) The XX-[self-titled] 6) Animal C...
by whuntva
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 760
Views: 88569

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Impressive. A bit expected but great to see OK Computer back on top! I think even more impressive is The Beatles in the Top 2. It would have been cool to see a Beatles sweep, no matter how unlikely it may be, but Abbey Road is a fine enough album to take second place. Well done and great poll as alw...
by whuntva
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 20253

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

10) Dark Side 9) White Album 8) Abbey Road 7) Sgt. Pepper 6) Nevermind 5) Revolver 4) Pet Sounds 3) Velvet Underground and Nico 2) Ziggy Stardust 1) OK Computer It's possible OK Computer doesn't win, but I think the younger, newer members will skew the vote in that direction. Esp. considering how Ki...
by whuntva
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 20253

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

Glad to see LZIV and Dark Side hit the Top 20. Where they belong! If I had to guess, I say OK Computer wins and VU still in Top 5 but around #3. #2 goes to Purple Rain or Ziggy due to recent deaths. 4 of the Beatles' "Big Five" will be in the Top 10. Revolver the highest among them. Would ...
by whuntva
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 5217

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

No Soundgarden? I know in this ceremony--unlike other award shows--a recent death does not increase chances per se. But considering how many people on the panel knew Chris personally, I am shocked Soundgarden wasn't nominated. Radiohead's a no-brainer, though. I won't take the Hall seriously if Radi...
by whuntva
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 8105

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Fixed my vote.

If anything else is wrong, please let me know.
by whuntva
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 8105

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

ALBUMS: 1) TV on the Radio-Dear Science 2) Duffy-Rockferry 3) Kings of Leon-Only by the Night 4) Portishead-Third 5) Metallica-Death Magnetic 6) Vampire Weekend-[self-titled] 7) Coldplay-Viva la Vida or Death and All his Friends 8) Rise Against-Appeal to Reason 9) Fleet Foxes-[self-titled] 10) Distu...
by whuntva
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 760
Views: 88569

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Delighted Moving Pictures made it. I thought it would have fallen off, but gald I'm not the only one to recognize its genius and melodic arrangement.
by whuntva
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 20253

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

To Be Kind will cross the Top 500. The Seer could make the Top 200. Dirt will be in the Top 500. TPAB will be in the Top 100 and challenge Kanye for the 2010s title. Blackstar will NOT breach the Top 100 but may hit the Top 250. There will be at least three more albums from 2016 represented. Dark Si...
by whuntva
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 760
Views: 88569

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

So I guess the EOY is decided. Or not, since "REALiTi" didn't win after accomplishing a similar feat with the song poll in 2015.

Curious to see where more recent classics like To Be Kind or Modern Vampires end up.
by whuntva
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 760
Views: 88569

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I'm so happy Hadestown made the cut. If only it had fallen at 666 just like Why We Build The Wall. :) Speaking of which, serious 'Life imitates art' going on with that song. You sold me on it last time around. You can hear part of the original cast recording from the off-Broadway production last ye...
by whuntva
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 88
Views: 8333

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Depeche Mode wrote:
whuntva wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:...does anyone else remember that MGMT's best stuff came out in 2007, not 2008?


7) Kings of Leon-Youth and Young Manhood


Their album from this year is Because of the TImes.


Alright. Fixed.
by whuntva
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members
Replies: 44
Views: 4060

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members

Listyguy wrote:Wow, didn't realize how many of us were in the 90s. Of those of us born in that decade, I wonder how many were the first half vs the second half (I'm the second half).


7/9/95, so almost the exact center!

But if you wanted to be technical, you could say second half.
by whuntva
Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 88
Views: 8333

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

...does anyone else remember that MGMT's best stuff came out in 2007, not 2008? Me! ALBUMS 1) Radiohead-In Rainbows 2) LCD Soundsystem-The Sound of Silver 3) MGMT-Oracular Spectacular 4) Kashiwa Daisuke-Program Music 1 5) MIA-Kala 6) Burial-Untrue 7) Kings of Leon-Because of the Times 8) Foo Fighte...
by whuntva
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 55178

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

I'd rather have the results be accurate than prompt.

Take your time gentlemen. I'll re-listen to my favorites to tide myself over.
by whuntva
Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Oasis' (What's the Story) Morning Glory? (1995)
Replies: 17
Views: 1905

Re: Rank the Tracks: Oasis' (What's the Story) Morning Glory? (1995)

Wonderwall
Champagne Supernova
Some Might Say
Cast No Shadow
Don't Look Back in Anger
Roll with It
Hello
She's Electric
Morning Glory
Hey Now!
Untitled
Untitled 2
by whuntva
Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 2400

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

I consider the Dekalog eligible. TSP's main list is what I consider to be the trump card. 1) Batman 2) The Dekalog 3) My Left Foot 4) Santa Sangre 5) Glory 6) Henry V 7) Say Anything... 8) Mystery Train 9) The Little Mermaid 10) Do the Right Thing 11) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 12) Crimes an...
by whuntva
Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 2409

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

Very good year for anime.

1) AKIRA
2) Cinema Paradiso
3) My Neighbor Totoro
4) Die Hard
5) The Thin Blue Line
6) Grave of the Fireflies
7) Coming To America
8) Who Framed Roger Rabbit
9) Rain Man
10) The Land Before Time
by whuntva
Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 10219

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

ALBUMS: 1) Kasabian-Empire 2) The Knife-Silent Shout 3) TV on the Radio-Return to Cookie Mountain 4) Gnarls Barkley-St. Elsewhere 5) Tool-10,000 Days 6) Amy Winehouse-Back to Black 7) Muse-Black Holes and Revelations 8) Red Hot Chili Peppers-Stadium Arcadium 9) Phoenix-It's Never Been Like That 10) ...
by whuntva
Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: RIP June Foray (1917-2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 475

RIP June Foray (1917-2017)

Fellow Voice Actor Bob Bergen Tweeted and Variety's new article confirmed June Foray has left this world just shy of her 100th birthday: http://variety.com/2017/tv/people-news/june-foray-dead-dies-rocky-natasha-bullwinkle-1202508180/ June was definitely the all-time great voice actress. Very versati...
by whuntva
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1987 (2017 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 2143

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

1) Withnail and I
2) Au Revoir Les Enfants
3) Wings of Desire
4) Evil Dead II
5) Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
6) Where is the Friend's Home?
7) The Princess Bride
8) RoboCop
9) Predator
10) Moonstruck

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