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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #70 on: August 07, 2010, 11:36:52 PM »
I think we just all need to see more animated films.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #71 on: August 08, 2010, 01:34:11 AM »
Just saw Summer Wars, on the big screen. It is a shame I did not get a chance to see it before voting finished, it would definitely got a vote from me, probably in the top 20, need to check my list to guess where, but there is always next years voting.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #72 on: August 08, 2010, 03:14:39 AM »
The Pixar run at the end there kind of made me a little queasy.

The recognition of greatness should never make one queasy.

It gets a bit ridiculous though. I mean, I had all but two on my list and like all of them but it still feels like an overstated level of dominance. I guess the problem is that we can't agree on which are the best so you've got everyone putting their personal favorite few at the top and the end result is all of them get up there. I'm sure there are a few people who would do so, but I just don't think most people submitting ballots had 8 Pixar films in the top 20 or whatever it was. At least not people who have seen enough animated films ;)

I don't really think that's the case. There are many people, and there were many ballots that played this out, who think that the Pixar movies that were at the top are that great.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #73 on: March 10, 2012, 03:07:24 PM »
This week's show reminded me... are we going to do this again?  I just missed the last one.  Now that Filmspots are done, it seems like a good time.
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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #74 on: March 10, 2012, 03:43:42 PM »
Would be willing to help if I could, but numbers aren't my thing so I really can't organize it. Obviously though, I always want excuses to watch more animated films.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #75 on: March 10, 2012, 03:50:10 PM »
We should do it again if only because 5 Centimeters Per Second finally has the cabal it needs to get onto the list. Though I haven't seen zarodinu around much and corey doesn't participate in things. Also The Illusionist and Town Called Panic should be on the list. We'll have to see what the plan is with retro filmspots but I'd certainly be willing to run the show in its traditional summer spot.

My preference would to apply the Top Docs system with the two-phase shortlist/rating setup but if we wanted to do it in the simple ranked ballot system that would be very little effort required aside from putting together a presentation layout.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #76 on: March 10, 2012, 03:52:58 PM »
What about negative votes?

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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #77 on: March 10, 2012, 11:03:16 PM »
Well, in the Doc system you rate all the films in consideration that you've seen so if you didn't like it, it takes that into account.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #78 on: March 10, 2012, 11:58:35 PM »
This year is going to be an interesting one for animated films.  There are a lot of excellent possibilities:

Preview of 2012 Animated Films

Brave, released in June; Frankenweenie, released in Oct; ParaNorman released in Aug; and others that might be quite excellent.

Last time we did an animated list, it was in August.  Should we stick to that schedule?  Put it off to Sept or Oct to give these films a chance?  Honestly, last year wasn't a great showing for animation, and this year is shaping up to be pretty good. 
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Re: Filmspotters' Top Animated Features 2010: Discussion
« Reply #79 on: March 11, 2012, 04:14:53 PM »
The world is against Burton, Frankenweenie doesn't stand a chance.