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Forum: Movie Reviews 3 hours ago
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The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Re: The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown

Massive thanks to Thief, who did a fantastic job. The sheer amount of relevant (and interesting!) information he posted during this countdown is staggering. I particularly enjoyed the "quote from a...
Forum: Movie Reviews 4 hours ago
Replies: 4,469
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
The Movie Forums Podcast The Top 100 of the...

The Movie Forums Podcast
The Top 100 of the 2000s List Podcast
Go behind the scenes and find out what it's like to compile one of these lists from new list Curator Thief. Learn about several films...
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Wordle
Posted By Yoda
Wordle 223 3/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜🟩 ⬜🟩🟩⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Wordle 223 3/6

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Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 6
Mortal Kombat II
Posted By Yoda
God help me I wanna see this one too for some...

God help me I wanna see this one too for some reason.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 22
Resident Alien
Posted By Yoda
Re: Resident Alien

Decent start. I think it's a bit less funny as time goes on, but I'm saying that based on very few episodes. The first few remain the funniest: there was an edge to them that's been mostly absent...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 20
Greta Gerwig called to direct Live Action Snow White
Posted By Yoda
Re: Greta Gerwig called to direct Live Action Snow White

Here's a cross-cultural take maybe everyone can agree with: whatever Greta Gerwig was going to make instead of this would probably have been more interesting and valuable than this.
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 1 day ago
Replies: 198
Wordle
Posted By Yoda
Re: Wordle

Got this one in five (didn't save the share thing). Yet another total whiff on the first guess. :eek: Some close calls recently, but haven't missed any and only gone to the wire twice.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
Re: Why Is New Music Dying?

Chesterton also said:

"All art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame."
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
Re: Why Is New Music Dying?

Responding generally to the righteous souls actually trying to answer the OP rather than parsing terminology with me:

I don't think music is dying, I think it's just stratified. My notion of music...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 day ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
I was half asleep because I wrote mine right...

I was half asleep because I wrote mine right after waking up. Maybe not much better. In fact, I thought I'd posted this an hour ago and just realized I hadn't.

Anyway, you were perfectly...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
I agree with this very much. The spectrum is...

I agree with this very much. The spectrum is often presented as more interference = worse art on one side and less interference = better art on the other. I guess if we wanna steel man it we could...
Replies: 198
Wordle
Posted By Yoda
Oh man, was this close. Got a whole lot of...

Oh man, was this close. Got a whole lot of nothing the first few guesses:

Wordle 221 6/6

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Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
There is definitely such a thing as an...

There is definitely such a thing as an interesting failure. I value those a fair bit and they are, to my mind, the "good" way of getting jaded: valuing interesting failures as much or more than...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
It's pretty hard to respond to this because I...

It's pretty hard to respond to this because I don't know what you mean by "those limitations." If it's something thoughtless like "rap isn't music," sure. If it's something more like "melody and...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
Alas, I thought (worried? ;)) that I should...

Alas, I thought (worried? ;)) that I should probably include a caveat for something like this. I decided not to because the post was pretty long already.

But yes, I of course agree, if only in a...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
Sure, but that's why I include both. The main...

Sure, but that's why I include both. The main thing is to simply establish that the spectrum of inclusive/exclusive is not good/bad, but more of a balancing act.


Precisely. But "pointed...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 3 days ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
Re: Why Is New Music Dying?

Unfortunate timing, I just heard one of those guys on the sidewalk the other day and he was killing it. Not just hitting buckets, he had some glass in there to mix it up and it was :fire:
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 3 days ago
Replies: 59
Why Is New Music Dying?
Posted By Yoda
Re: "isn't music." I'm glad we agree it's...

Re: "isn't music." I'm glad we agree it's hyperbole. Taken literally it's an absurd claim, but because of that I feel comfortable thinking it's almost never truly literal. Lots of things most of us...
Replies: 198
Wordle
Posted By Yoda
Wordle 220 4/6 🟨🟨⬜🟨⬜ 🟨⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜🟩🟨🟩🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Wordle 220 4/6

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Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 3 days ago
Replies: 7
Happy Birthday, JayDee!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Birthday! :)

Happy Birthday! :)
Forum: Movie Reviews 3 days ago
Replies: 4,469
The MoFo Top 100 of the 2000s Countdown
Posted By Yoda
Probably because of the people on this site. ...

Probably because of the people on this site.






Wait, which way did he mean that? The answer is "yes"
Replies: 134
The State of Netflix
Posted By Yoda
Mostly permanent, we use them all pretty often. ...

Mostly permanent, we use them all pretty often.

One exception has been Apple+, which we used for a few months for Ted Lasso and Foundation (and a couple of movies, while we were "there"), and will...
Replies: 134
The State of Netflix
Posted By Yoda
Yeah, I've got Netflix, Hulu, HBO MAX, cable, and...

Yeah, I've got Netflix, Hulu, HBO MAX, cable, and Dropout.

Decent chance I'll drop cable in the next couple of years, but not yet. Still watch enough news, network stuff (Hulu has a lot of it,...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 4 days ago
Replies: 573
MoFo Fantasy Football 2021 - The Season
Posted By Yoda
Re: MoFo Fantasy Football 2021 - The Season

Friend of mine on Facebook:

"Can the Bills and Chiefs just play again in the Super Bowl?"

Ha!

Also, kinda mind-blowing to read that the Chiefs are now the first time to host four AFC...