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Rad AF!

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(137 replies, posted in Episodes)

This is the best we are getting...

http://eepodcast.lauraaftermidnight.com … 19_TFA.mp3

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

Ah! The IMDb Top 250 website of my dreams. tongue

https://250.took.nl/

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(233 replies, posted in Off Topic)

sad

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(81 replies, posted in Creations)

Oh. This thing.

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(113 replies, posted in Off Topic)

Faldor wrote:

Have you ever had a moustache, and if so did you wear it as well as Saniss??

Answer = Yes and... no https://image.ibb.co/jm8ukH/Tache.jpg

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

I've made the same mistake before with something else of that I'm sure.

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

I need to step up my lackadaisical 'list completion-ist' self, I think.

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

Writhyn wrote:

Good grief, Suzie is like 1000% more film-cultured than all of us.

Laaaaa la la laaaa!

https://youtu.be/xw0EozkBWuI?t=18

Wait! That's not how the song goes...

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(81 replies, posted in Creations)

Oooooo. A friend in my head.

Also, I didn't know Brian had his own podcast, so thanks for that.

Good episode.

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

Whiplash is great! Makes me want to be a better drummer.

Wild Tales... *bumps it up on my next to watch list*

Also, Wild tales - that was a movie none of us had seen. The stats list needs to be adjusted wink

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https://youtu.be/fJ5L_e9mk5M *chants pizza pizza pizza*

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Funk neither is the way to go...

https://ionceseenahedge.bandcamp.com/track/rip-funk-ee

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(667 replies, posted in Off Topic)

I've been struggling to land on a genre for an RIP EE song, and, since it's cold as a witches...

https://ionceseenahedge.bandcamp.com/track/rip-ee

... I've decided 80's cheese might not be the way to go.

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My fascination for Eurovision withstanding... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Evx0aAF79-E

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(667 replies, posted in Off Topic)

I'll be down for a one last hooray podcast when the time comes around. I'm more sad things are coming to an end, but then all good things and all... Go out with a collective party bang, I say. Failing that...end on a song! Get to work on that song! Tom. smile

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(667 replies, posted in Off Topic)

Booo! Hiss!

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

I can't say I've heard of any of them. I also seem to have an Akira Kurosawa sized hole - not having heard of that guy at all.

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Statistics based on The IMDB Top 250 list as taken on 10/1/2018


Directors with the most entries:

#1. Alfred Hitchcock (8 entries)

Psycho (1960)
Rear Window (1954)
North by Northwest (1959)
Vertigo (1958)
Rebecca (1940)
Dial M for Murder (1954)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Notorious (1946)

#2. Christopher Nolan (joint second with 7 entries)

The Dark Knight (2008)
Inception (2010)
Interstellar (2014)
Memento (2000)
The Prestige (2006)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Batman Begins (2005)

#2. Steven Spielberg (joint second with 7 entries)

Schindler's List (1993)
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Jaws (1975)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)

#2. Martin Scorsese (joint second with 7 entries)

Goodfellas (1990)
The Departed (2006)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Raging Bull (1980)
Casino (1995)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Shutter Island (2010)

#2. Stanley Kubrick (joint second with 7 entries)

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
The Shining (1980)
Paths of Glory (1957)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Barry Lyndon (1975)

#3. Akira Kurosawa (joint third with 6 entries)

Shichinin no samurai (1954)
Rashômon (1950)
Yôjinbô (1961)
Ikiru (1952)
Ran (1985)
Kumonosu-jô (1957)

#3. Hayao Miyazaki (joint third with 6 entries)

Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi (2001)
Mononoke-hime (1997)
Tonari no Totoro (1988)
Hauru no ugoku shiro (2004)
Kaze no tani no Naushika (1984)
Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta (1986)


Actors with most entries:

#1. Harrison Ford, Robert De Niro (joint first with 8 entries)

#2. James Stewart,  Morgan Freeman (joint second with 7 entries)

#3. Alec Guinness, Brad Pitt, Michael Caine (joint third with 6 entries)


Top Grossing Movies (adjusted for inflation according to Wikipedia):

#1. Titanic (1997) $305m

#2. Avatar (2009) $270m

#3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) & Spectre  (2015) $253m


Years with most entries (from 1921 to 2017):

#1. 1995 (9 entries)

#2. 1957 (7 entries)

#3. [a bunch are joint third with 6 entries - see chart]

https://image.ibb.co/iuUyfc/most_films_year_pie.png


Years with no entries (from 1921 to 2017):

1970, 1956, 1951, 1947, 1945, 1943, 1938, 1937, 1935, 1933, 1932, 1930, 1929, 1924, 1923, 1922


Total runtime of all 250 movies:

In days      = 22.3

In hours     = 534.6

In Minutes  = 32068


Movie with the longest runtime:

Gone With The Wind (1939) 238 minutes


Movie with the shortest runtime:

The General (1926) 67 minutes


Most frequent runtime:

142 minutes


Average runtime:

128 minutes


Runtime vs Date of release:

https://preview.ibb.co/kmnAbH/IMDB_Top_250_Running_Lengh_VS_Date_of_Release.png
(not much you can make from that other than I wanted see if there was any correlation between runtimes and date of release - seems movies are getting longer, but not by much, and, more consistently are around the 142 minute mark)


Movie with the longest title:

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)


Movie with the shortest title:

M (1931)


Statistics based on the collation of all spreadsheet participants data


Movies everyone has seen:

The Dark Knight (2008)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
The Matrix (1999)
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Toy Story (1995)
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Up (2009)
Batman Begins (2005)


Movies no-one has seen:

Drishyam (2015)
The Handmainden (2016)
Come And See (1985)
Andrei Rublev (1966)
Sunrise (1927)
The Secret In Their Eyes (2009)
My Father and My Son (2005)
A Separation (2011)
Prisoners (2013)
Wild tales (2014)
Tokyo Story (1996)


Movies only one of us has seen (for the lolz):

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) [Suzie]
Paris, Texas (1984) [Suzie]
In the Mood for Love (2000) [Suzie]
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) [Suzie]
La Haine (1995) [Suzie]
Touch of Evil (1958) [Sellew]
Diabolique (1955) [Suzie]
Memories of Murder (2003) [Suzie]
Persona (1966) [Suzie]
Rush (2013) [Regan]
The Wages of Fear (1953) [Suzie]
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) [Suzie]
Mary and Max (2009) [Suzie]
Rang De Basanti (2006) [Suzie]
Hacksaw Ridge (2016) [Graham]
Cool Hand Luke (1967) [Drew]
Children of Heaven (1997) [Laura]
3 Idiots (2009) [Suzie]
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)


Whether this is interesting to anyone but me... who knows, but, I am rather fond of making lists smile. Any accuracy mistakes found - I will correct. Any fun stats I/or you can think of - I will add.

P.S. Just remember, the list is just that, a list, and shouldn't be taken as gospel. I likes what I likes, regardless.

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(5 replies, posted in Off Topic)

Boter Cooks - Writhyn Eats - Regan watches tongue

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(5 replies, posted in Off Topic)

A spin off to 'Boter Cooks Something'...   Writhyn Eats Something?!

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(30 replies, posted in Creations)

Okay. So I modeled the necronomicon for Crotchets desk.

https://image.ibb.co/ehRinR/cgt_necro_desk.jpg

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

It feels rather odd that 'Three Billboards' is on the list considering it only came out today in the UK, but another one down. And, might I say, a rather good movie too!

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

Tomahawk wrote:

A cool feature would be at the very bottom adding a formula to show how many minutes you've watched, too.

As in total.

Done!

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(52 replies, posted in Off Topic)

The Grand Budapest Hotel - check!