Hey everybody. Sorry to have missed this little discussion (last month or so of life has been crazy -- which is why I missed the last couple of films), but I actually have another suggestion for how we could pick the films. It's a little complicated, but here's my thinking:
Like BDA, I would really like to see this keep going. I know the original idea partly was to find out about cool films that you might not have thought about checking out, but I think the best way to keep things going is (at least intially) picking films that as many of us as possible would like to see. With the best will in the world, it's easy when real life begins to intervene to say "yeah, I'm not sure I have time to do that", but if it's a film that you actually have been meaning to see, there's an incentive to make time.
So here's what I suggest: everybody who wants to participate submits a list of five suggested films, with a little blurb or tagline to pimp it if desired. Everybody then votes for their top five choices -- five points for first choice, four for second, etc.
However, there's an important catch: you can only vote for films that are on someone else's list. If there's an overlap between you and someone else, that's fine, but you can't vote for something that appears only on your own list. We tally the votes, and the top five winners are the five we do next.
That will push us a bit toward the mainstream maybe, but it'll mean hopefully that for each film there will be at least a few people who *really* want to see it, and that'll be enough to keep things going.
What do y'all think? (Obviously we keep going with Reign of Fire for the moment.)
Last edited by sellew (2015-06-20 07:53:22)
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