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Handman said:

I’ve wanted to see a lot of those for a long time, Dek.

I would definitely recomend finding Havana and Angels if you haven’t seen those ones. Havana has a magnificent depth to every shot, which is impressive considering it’s mostly dudes talkin to eachother.

Amadeus is an all-time favorite, and I’m glad you managed to see the theatrical version.

Yeah, like many others, I think the DC is too long and the nude scene sucks. I got ahold of a certain someone’s OT.com project to finally watch the theatrical cut and it was much better! Quite a classic.

Army of Darkness: The Medieval Deadit | The Terminator - Color Regrade | The Wrong Trousers - Audio Preservation
SONIC RACES THROUGH THE GREEN FIELDS.
THE SUN RACES THROUGH A BLUE SKY FILLED WITH WHITE CLOUDS.
THE WAYS OF HIS HEART ARE MUCH LIKE THE SUN. SONIC RUNS AND RESTS; THE SUN RISES AND SETS.
DON’T GIVE UP ON THE SUN. DON’T MAKE THE SUN LAUGH AT YOU.

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Nightcrawler - 4/4

Wow just Wow!

“Get over violence, madness and death? What else is there?”

Also known as Mr. Liquid Jungle.

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Rating things on a scale of 1 to 4 confuses me.

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moviefreakedmind said:

Rating things on a scale of 1 to 4 confuses me.

Why?

Army of Darkness: The Medieval Deadit | The Terminator - Color Regrade | The Wrong Trousers - Audio Preservation
SONIC RACES THROUGH THE GREEN FIELDS.
THE SUN RACES THROUGH A BLUE SKY FILLED WITH WHITE CLOUDS.
THE WAYS OF HIS HEART ARE MUCH LIKE THE SUN. SONIC RUNS AND RESTS; THE SUN RISES AND SETS.
DON’T GIVE UP ON THE SUN. DON’T MAKE THE SUN LAUGH AT YOU.

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Dek Rollins said:

moviefreakedmind said:

Rating things on a scale of 1 to 4 confuses me.

Why?

It seems arbitrary. I also think it leaves little room for fine nuances. Like, if you think about a percentage scale, one star is the difference between an A+ (100%) and a C (75%). I don’t like ratings at all, though and I tend to think that they’re all a bit arbitrary. What’s the difference between a 99 and a 100? Or a 3.1 and a 3.2? I much prefer people just concisely state what they like or didn’t like about a film and whether they consider it good or not. That’s much more useful.

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Yeah, I can’t stand four point ratings. With five points, it can be broken down as:

  1. Hated
  2. Disliked
  3. Liked/Decent
  4. Really liked
  5. Loved

With four points there’s no middle ground and so I can’t parse them properly.

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Everyone here used to know that the only way to properly rate things is on a scale of zero to eight balls.

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Tobar said:

Yeah, I can’t stand four point ratings. With five points, it can be broken down as:

  1. Hated
  2. Disliked
  3. Liked/Decent
  4. Really liked
  5. Loved

With four points there’s no middle ground and so I can’t parse them properly.

Two stars is half way. And I’ve considered using zero stars rendering it as effectively five stars, though I’ve never done that.

Army of Darkness: The Medieval Deadit | The Terminator - Color Regrade | The Wrong Trousers - Audio Preservation
SONIC RACES THROUGH THE GREEN FIELDS.
THE SUN RACES THROUGH A BLUE SKY FILLED WITH WHITE CLOUDS.
THE WAYS OF HIS HEART ARE MUCH LIKE THE SUN. SONIC RUNS AND RESTS; THE SUN RISES AND SETS.
DON’T GIVE UP ON THE SUN. DON’T MAKE THE SUN LAUGH AT YOU.

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Dek Rollins said:

Tobar said:

Yeah, I can’t stand four point ratings. With five points, it can be broken down as:

  1. Hated
  2. Disliked
  3. Liked/Decent
  4. Really liked
  5. Loved

With four points there’s no middle ground and so I can’t parse them properly.

Two stars is half way. And I’ve considered using zero stars rendering it as effectively five stars, though I’ve never done that.

Then two stars isn’t halfway.

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yhwx said:

4 / 2 = 2

Take it to the out of context thread.

Or the irrelevant thread, if you prefer.

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TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

4 / 2 = 2

Take it to the out of context thread.

Or the irrelevant thread, if you prefer.

How is that irrelevant? Two is exactly, irrefutably half of four.

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What do you guys not understand about this?

TV’s Frink said:

Dek Rollins said:

If you don’t use zero it is.

0 1 2 3 4

1 2 3 4

In only one case is 2 halfway, and it’s not the one without a zero.

Tobar said:

Yeah, I can’t stand four point ratings. With five points, it can be broken down as:

  1. Hated
  2. Disliked
  3. Liked/Decent
  4. Really liked
  5. Loved

With four points there’s no middle ground and so I can’t parse them properly.

If you’re just screwing around, save me the time and just say so. Otherwise, read these posts again.

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yhwx said:

TV’s Frink said:

yhwx said:

4 / 2 = 2

Take it to the out of context thread.

Or the irrelevant thread, if you prefer.

How is that irrelevant? Two is exactly, irrefutably half of four.

Half =/= halfway

Halfway between 1 and 4 is (1+4)/2 = 5/2

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