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Torgo
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#41

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I know what you mean - IMDb fundamentally changed the character of their bottom list when they upped the needed minimum ratings from something like 1500 (no more than 2500, that I'm sure about) to 10,000 votes - effectively killing off all of the vintage trashy B-movies. Very sad.
The previous 100 were stuffed with crazy titles which often gained their notoriety through being featured in MST3K; thus the old Bottom 100 was without doubt skewed too, but in a more pleasing way.

Oh, look at that! mighty still has a version of the unaltered Bottom 100 from 2017 - 50% entries older than 2000, a great part older than 1985, with all the cult ridiculousness. [edit]The current version has 5 titles earlier than 1985 :ermm:
Please never update it!

[edit]Oh, so The Emoji Movie is an official check. Swell.
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#42

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I have bronze on the old one, but 12 down on the new one (with a few movies that I am interested to watch cuz they're on my watched lists). Jaws 3 is available with a riff too, must give it a watch.
he or A. or Armo or any

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currently working towards a vegan/free world + thru such film lists: GODARD, r/antinatalism recommends,..
the rest
ANARCHISTS, ANIMAL RIGHTS, Assisted suicide, Existential films, SOCIALIST CINEMA (an amalgamation of lists), Feminist lists, various GSSRM lists (aka LGBTQ+), 2010s bests, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, mah huge sci-fi list, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
/forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
imaginary awards | youtube channels | complaint lounge | explain how big a fan of slavery you are here, ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1535 and here: ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4484
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#43

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Torgo wrote: April 8th, 2021, 5:07 pm I know what you mean - IMDb fundamentally changed the character of their bottom list when they upped the needed minimum ratings from something like 1500 (no more than 2500, that I'm sure about) to 10,000 votes - effectively killing off all of the vintage trashy B-movies. Very sad.
The previous 100 were stuffed with crazy titles which often gained their notoriety through being featured in MST3K; thus the old Bottom 100 was without doubt skewed too, but in a more pleasing way.

Oh, look at that! mighty still has a version of the unaltered Bottom 100 from 2017 - 50% entries older than 2000, a great part older than 1985, with all the cult ridiculousness. [edit]The current version has 5 titles earlier than 1985 :ermm:
Please never update it!

[edit]Oh, so The Emoji Movie is an official check. Swell.
Strangely I've actually seen fewer films from the 2017 list, though there are more on it that look at least vaguely watchable to me. I'm also more specific-genre focused when it comes to bad movies - I will watch almost any bad (or good) sci-fi, fantasy or action film but bad comedies? Just not worth the pain. And I think nostalgia plays just as much a role with bad movies as it does anything else; Mac and Me is an eternal favorite for example but apart from Neil Breen's amazing filmography there is little from this century that I have really enjoyed in the same way. And most of the ones I have are, like the Breen films, too little voted to ever make it to the IMDb list. Uwe Boll is kind of a sweet sport for me though, I've kind of loved the three films of his I've seen, so maybe I should check out the ones I haven't that are on the list, or more stuff like them.
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#44

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I already safely have bronze on the new ICM fav list (5000 titles!)
(i never supplied a list for this)

To compare to random others, I checked that these users also got bronze:
Joachimt
mightysparks
xianjiro - 3 to silver!
Tim2460 - silver already
(all very safe)
Torgo
(more recent "acquisition")

no:
albajos (200 to go)
maxwelldeux (800 to go)
Minkin (1200 to go)
Coryn (1500 to go)
he or A. or Armo or any

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currently working towards a vegan/free world + thru such film lists: GODARD, r/antinatalism recommends,..
the rest
ANARCHISTS, ANIMAL RIGHTS, Assisted suicide, Existential films, SOCIALIST CINEMA (an amalgamation of lists), Feminist lists, various GSSRM lists (aka LGBTQ+), 2010s bests, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, mah huge sci-fi list, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
/forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
imaginary awards | youtube channels | complaint lounge | explain how big a fan of slavery you are here, ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1535 and here: ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4484
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