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by Petri
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Guess the results -thread
Replies: 7
Views: 4346

Films of the 1980s: Guess the results -thread

The countdown will start shortly of The Top 150 movies of 1980s THE FINAL RESULTS . Because some people don't want any spoilers I created this thread for all those who want to guess the results and speculate what will be in the next bunch of five, in bottom 10, top 10, which director has the smalles...
by Petri
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 44
Views: 13022

Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS

And again it's time for the results of Top 150 movies of the 1980s by Acclaimed Music Forumers. Before I start the countdown here's some things concerning the presentation, the voters and the formula. Fans section: You are fan if the movie is in your top 30. If you have seen less than 60 movies you ...
by Petri
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

People who have voted. (If you voted and your name doesn't appear here please inform me about it).

acr0320
andyd1010
antonius
BleuPanda
bonnielaurel
bootsy
Bruno
Depeche Mode
Dexter
Gillingham
Greg
Michel
Midaso
Miguel
Neil
notbrianeno
Petri
whuntva

I plan to start the countdown about in 3-4 hours.
by Petri
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

Voting is officially closed. If someone still wants to vote now it's time to say it (I can extend the deadline a day or two). If no one stands out I'm planning to start the show tonight.
by Petri
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

Less than four days time to vote!!!

So far I've received lists from whuntva, Gillingham, Neil, bonnielaurel, BleuPanda , Michel, andyd1010, Dexter, Depeche Mode, bootsy, Miguel and antonius.
Hopefully at least all regulars will vote. Everyone else is also welcome to participate! :)
by Petri
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 18404

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Albums 1 . Fleet Foxes - s/t 2 . Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna 3 . TV on the Radio - Dear Science 4 . Portishead - Third 5 . Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing 6 . M83 - Saturdays = Youth 7 . Vampire Weekend - s/t 8 . The Dodos - Visiter 9 . Paavoharju - Laulu laakson kukista 10 . Eleanoora Rosenholm...
by Petri
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Poll: Films of the 1980s the Final Top 150
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

Re: AMF Poll: Films of the 1980s the Final Top 150

notbrianeno wrote:Plan on voting, just squeezing in a few extra films!
OK. The new deadline is 5th of November.
by Petri
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

acr0320 wrote:Hey, I just saw this post. I'll be busy the next couple of days but would love to participate. Any chance the deadline can be extended to Friday?
OK. I extend the deadline to Sunday. So the new deadline is 5th of November.
by Petri
Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

BleuPanda wrote: Edit: And I went ahead and threw it together, so it's now been submitted.
Thanks!
So far I've got lists from whuntva, Gillingham, Neil, bonnielaurel, BleuPanda, Michel and Dexter. Keep them coming! :)
by Petri
Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Poll: Films of the 1980s the Final Top 150
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

AMF Poll: Films of the 1980s the Final Top 150

I know this is the wrong section but I guess many doesn't visit in Films, movies, motion pictures...-section often. So here's the link to the final voting thread of Best Films of the 1980s. Everyone who watches movies is welcome to participate. Deadline is next Tuesday (31st of October) but if you n...
by Petri
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 13717

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I almost feel the easiest method would be to limit the artist list to singular women (either solo artist or specific members of bands), with perhaps the exception of groups that only contain women. That way, debating the eligibility of a full band is irrelevant; no one would be voting for Arcade Fi...
by Petri
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 763
Views: 184808

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

Superb presentation! Thank you notbrianano and all who helped him!
by Petri
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

One week left to vote!

So far I've recieved only four lists from whuntva, Gillingham, Neil and bonnielaurel. Let me know if you need some extra days.
by Petri
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 33394

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Thank you ListyGuy! Very interesting results. And like I said earlier I am going to (try to) read every book inside top 20 (or maybe top 50) that I haven't read yet. So J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter I think I'm going to give you a new chance one day (I read the first book in 2001 and didn't like it ...
by Petri
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 33394

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

My prediction
10. Wathcmen
9. Pride and Prejudice
8. The Brothers Karamazov
7. Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
6. Crime and Punishment
5. Catcher in the Rye
4. Animal Farm
3. Slaughterhouse 5
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
1. 1984
by Petri
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 33394

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Great show Listyguy! I made a library-list containing all the novels in top 50 I have not read yet. I checked what's left (I didn’t count the points but just checked which books had at least two high votes). Surprisingly I got 21 books. It seems that you have missed Maus by Art Spiegelmann (StevieFa...
by Petri
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 88
Views: 20737

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Albums 1. Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam 2. Radiohead - In Rainbows 3. Explosions in the Sky - All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone 4. The National - Boxer 5. Burial - Untrue 6. Feist - The Reminder 7. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago 8. Regina - Oi miten suuria voimia! 9. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of ...
by Petri
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 33394

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Great start! Very interested to see the results (Luckily I haven't checked the individual lists so carefully that I could tell which books are in top 10.).
I'm going to read all the books in top 20 that I haven't read yet (or five highest ranked books if I have read (almost) everything in top 20).
by Petri
Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

You will be glad to hear that I already have a quote for most of these films. Do you want them added on a Google sheet like last time? Thanks a lot bonnielaurel!! It is a big help. Yes it would be the easiest if you add them on a Google sheet. I send you a link via private messages. :greetings-wave...
by Petri
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

Here are the finalists خانه دوست کجاست؟ [Where Is My Friend's House?] - Abbas Kiarostami (Iran) ¿Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto! [What Have I Done To Deserve This?] - Pedro Almodóvar (Spain) A Christmas Story - Bob Clark (USA) A Fish Called Wanda - Charles Crichton (UK | USA) A Room with a View -...
by Petri
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 5262

Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

It's time for the final vote! Please rank the movies you've seen in the final 150 and submit your list by email to me at popelton (at) gmail (dot) com. Please don't send your list here in the forum. You can find the excel file below. Please send your copy of the same excel sheet back (rename the fil...
by Petri
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 8304

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

Here are the results. 1. (1.) Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee/USA/Drama), 414 points, 13 votes , 4 #1 votes 2. (2.) Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen/USA/Comedy Drama), 331 points, 12 votes , 0 #1 votes 3. (--)* Dekalog (Krzysztof Kieslowski/Poland/Drama), 245 points, 6 votes , 2 #1 votes 4. (4.) s...
by Petri
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 30956

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Here's something. I have probably forgotten to add numerous favorites of mine. There are also zillions of graphic novel and comics artists that I excluded because it was hard to choose (or the stories would be probably ineligible). People like Will Eisner (his graphic novels not Spirit), Hergé, Guy ...
by Petri
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 8304

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

Last day to vote!

By the way do you want that the final thread is open for a month or two months (will open it tomorrow)?

And I'm really grateful if someone wants to help to find quotes or URL's of the pictures of the movies.

BleuPanda wrote: 6. Time of the Gypsies
A 1988 movie and already in the final.
by Petri
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7685

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

What a great year for a movie (and especially for anime) and WHAT A THRILLER! 8 movies got more than 200 points and battle for the last spots for final was extreme. Actually Neil's last minute edition changed the results (Dangerous Liaisons got 5 points less and missed the final + Beetlejuice got on...
by Petri
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 8304

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

fredp wrote: 18. Heathers (Michael Lehmann)
Dexter wrote: 19. Heathers (Michael Lehmann/USA/Comedy)
Neil wrote:1. Heathers
Heathers is a 1988 movie.
by Petri
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7892

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)

It's better to watch them in the right order if possible. Manon takes place more than ten years later, but it builds upon the events of the first part. Emmanuelle Béart's character is already present as a little girl in Jean de Florette . Thanks. I bought Jean de Florette DVD. Going to watch them b...
by Petri
Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7685

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

Dexter wrote: 9. Dom Za Vesanje (Time of the Gypsies) [Emir Kusturica/Yugoslavia/Comedy Drama]
9. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (Cinema Paradiso) [Giuseppe Tornatore/Italy/Drama]
]
You have two #9's. I assume that Time of the Gypsies is your #9 and Cinema Paradiso #10.
by Petri
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 8304

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

1. Drugstore Cowboy 2. Der siebente Kontinent [The Seventh Continent] 3. Sex, Lies, and Videotape 4. Do the Right Thing 5. Crimes and Misdemeanors 6. Back to the Future Part II 7. Meet the Feebles 8. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover 9. Leningrad Cowboys Go America 10. Mystery Train 11. Sa...
by Petri
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 8304

Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 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 31th of August [/size...
by Petri
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1987 (2017 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 6628

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

Here are the results. Withnail & I, Where Is My Friend's House?, and Radio Days did much better this time. Kárhozat [Damnation] was #9 of last time. It's a 1988 movie. 1. (1.) Der Himmel über Berlin [Wings of Desire] (Wim Wenders), 352 points, 9 votes , 5 #1 votes 2. (3.) Full Metal Jacket (Stanley ...
by Petri
Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1987 (2017 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 6628

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

BleuPanda wrote: 6. A Short Film About Killing
It's from 1988 (and Dekalog is from 1989 not 1988)
by Petri
Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7892

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)

Ahh, one point short for BB and SiP. That hurts. Yeah that's pity. SiP is my #1 of the year and BB was also pretty high on my list. By the way. I borrowed Manon des Sources (Manon of the Spring) from the library (they don't have Jean de Florette). Should I watch JdF before Manon or does it matter i...
by Petri
Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7892

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)

Petri, could you maybe also add the rankings of last time if it's not too much work? Always interesting. Thanks a lot anyway. Added. Glad to hear you find them interesting (me too). I did actually give Platoon a #1 vote. Thanks for noticing that. I had counted Gillingham's points twice instead of y...
by Petri
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7685

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

1. となりのトトロ [My Neighbor Totoro] 2. 火垂るの墓 [Grave of the Fireflies] 3. The Thin Blue Line 4. Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" [Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown] 5. Beetlejuice 6. A Fish Called Wanda 7. Akira 8. Dom za vešanje [Time of the Gypsies] 9. Kárhozat [Damnation] 10. Ariel 1...
by Petri
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1987 (2017 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 6628

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

1. Der Himmel über Berlin [Wings of Desire] 2. 倩女幽魂 [A Chinese Ghost Story] 3. Raising Arizona 4. 红高粱 [Red Sorghum] 5. Hellraiser 6. Full Metal Jacket 7. RoboCop 8. خانه دوست کجاست؟ [Where Is My Friend's House?] 9. Au revoir les enfants [Goodbye, Children] 10. Radio Days 11. La ley del deseo [Law of...
by Petri
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7685

Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 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 15th of August [/size...
by Petri
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7892

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)

Here are the results. Varjoja paratiisissa missed the final (last time it was #10). Two Claude Berri movies qualified. 1. (1.) Blue Velvet – David Lynch (USA), 376 points, 12 votes , 4 #1 votes 2. (3.) Aliens (James Cameron/USA/Sci-Fi), 239 points, 8 votes , 1 #1 vote 3. (4.) Hannah and Her Sisters ...
by Petri
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7892

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)

AND again... Last day to vote! (If someone needs some extra days please ask).
by Petri
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1985 (2017 edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 6446

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

Here are the results. Sorry for the delay. Again it was very tight at the top (302 p vs. 301 p). 1. (1.) Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis USA), 302 points, 11 votes , 1 #1 vote 2. (4.) Иди и смотри [Come and See] (Elem Klimov, Soviet Union), 301 points, 9 votes , 3 #1 votes 3. (2.) Brazil (Terry ...
by Petri
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1987 (2017 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 6628

Films of the 1980s: 1987 (2017 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 31th of July [/size]....
by Petri
Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1985 (2017 edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 6446

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).

bootsy wrote: 3. Blood Simple
A 1984 movie that is already in the final (I moved everything (#4-#20) up one spot.)
by Petri
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:28 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7892

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)

1. Varjoja paratiisissa [Shadows in Paradise] 2. Down by Law 3. 天空の城ラピュタ [Laputa: Castle in the Sky] 4. Stand by Me 5. Hannah and Her Sisters 6. When the Wind Blows 7. Aliens 8. Blue Velvet 9. Ferris Bueller's Day Off 10. 37°2 le matin [Betty Blue] 11. The Fly 12. Matador 13. Offret [The Sacrifice] ...
by Petri
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 7892

Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 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 15th of July [/size]....
by Petri
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1984 (2017 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 4953

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1984 (2017 edition)

Here are the results 1. (5.) Once Upon a Time in America (Sergio Leone/USA-Italy/Crime), 275 points, 9 votes , 2 #1 votes 2. (1.) Paris, Texas – Wim Wenders (UK / France / West Germany), 267 points, 10 votes , 1 #1 vote 3. (7.) The Terminator (James Cameron/USA/SciFi Action), 247 points, 9 votes , 2...
by Petri
Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1982 (2017 edition)
Replies: 24
Views: 6885

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1982 (2017 edition)

Le Beau Mariage is at #30 and at #48. It still wouldn't qualify anyway. Thanks for noticing. Edited list. The results We have a tie at #15. Both have four votes. Victor/Victoria has higher single vote: #3 of Miguel's (Missing is #4 of Miguel's). Three people voted for both of them (antonius prefere...