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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #40 on: September 09, 2013, 10:05:35 PM »
Wonder who else will have TO THE WONDER in their top 100 this year.

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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #41 on: September 10, 2013, 12:36:53 AM »
So when do our lists have to be in by? I feel like its sometime in September.
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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #42 on: September 10, 2013, 05:33:55 AM »
So I'm curious what the general grouping is here. How many of you use a rigidly formatted list? How many see their list as an approximate Top 100 likely to change on any given day? How many prefer to just throw 100 or more films into the air and see how they land? What are your restrictions, if any?

top 100s make no sense to me, I guess I have one film that for me is the greatest film ever - Kubrick's 2001 - then I have a group of directors that I love - I mean I love a lot of the films they have made - so in a way all the directors in this group - to name a few: Buuel, von Sternberg, Resnais, Murnau, Feuillade, Fellini, Antonioni, Kusturica and many others including a lot of other Kubrick work of course - who share second place each one of them with at least 3 titles - then I have films - Amelie, just to name one - that I adore though I don't care much about the rest of the titles directed by their directors.
A list like that amounts to maybe 1500 films and to me it would make no sense trying to rank them, especially when I consider that it's the result of circa 40 years of movie watching, I mean sometimes I am not sure how to rank a film I watched last night, how can I trust the rating/memory of a film I watched in 1978?
So when I decided to compile a top 100, first I chose the directors - Les Cahiers du Cinema style - the I picked up one single title for each one of them, a lot of directors remained out of it, but the scope of the list was to give an idea of my cinematic taste, imo that's the only feasible scope of a top 100.
I can't even rank viennoiserie - and there are not even 15 types of it - how can you rank thousands of film?
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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #43 on: September 10, 2013, 10:48:31 AM »
how can you rank thousands of film?

One film at a time...

Over the years of doing my top 100, I have a pretty solid first tier list (1-9) and a second tier that is open to some newcomers, and is internally flexible.  For the rest of my list, I have about 200 films that can go any which way, pretty much.  There are some that I feel must go in my top 100... but to be honest, I feel that way about all 200.  Perhaps this year I can do a  Vishnevetsky (apart from the top two tiers)?  Probably not, but perhaps some form of it.
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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #44 on: September 15, 2013, 07:45:14 AM »
how can you rank thousands of film?

One film at a time...

that's not the solution, that's the problem  ;)

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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #45 on: September 30, 2013, 10:14:36 AM »
Is this still happening? Past years, this was complete before October.
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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #46 on: October 01, 2013, 07:50:07 PM »
Is this still happening? Past years, this was complete before October.

You blinked and missed it.

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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #47 on: October 09, 2013, 12:20:26 PM »
Here's what. This is clearly lagging behind the normal schedule and that is understandable and excusable, as everybody has things that pop up from time to time, or gets tired of a task after 6 years. So we need to pull it together ourselves. Is there anybody in the general community that would take up the task? Perhaps even an element of it, since it has grown throughout the years to include quotes from the community, historical ranking data, plus the new data from pixote's ranking project. Is anybody particularly interested in the compilation of data, or the presentational aspect? This is a communal list, let's make it communally made.
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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #48 on: October 09, 2013, 12:30:11 PM »
I'm pretty handy w Screenshots and finding screenplay and review quotes.
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Re: 6th Annual Filmspotters Top 100 - Comments & Discussion Thread
« Reply #49 on: October 09, 2013, 06:46:55 PM »
I'd volunteer for the data collection part, but I kind of sucked at that with the book things. Bueller? Bueller?
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