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ICM Forum's 500<400 2018 Nominations Sept 22

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Re: ICM Forum's 500<400 2018 Nominations Sept 19

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Post by albajos » August 3rd, 2018, 7:59 pm

I think about 95% of all norwegian theatrical releases are still under 400 checks. And I guess it's similar for many other countries too.

400 is a good limit to get some quaiity internationl movies here.


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Post by Harco » August 4th, 2018, 8:23 pm

Nathan Treadway wrote:
August 3rd, 2018, 4:14 pm
Harco wrote:
August 3rd, 2018, 3:53 pm
Last year's ranked list: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls074203589/

Does anyone have a quick way to see which are ineligible?
There's a link on the first post.
Oops. :D Thanks!

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Post by zzzorf » August 5th, 2018, 12:16 am

Just a quick question for everyone. What is everyone's thoughts on what's the best type of list. I have been slowly going through and doing up my initial list and the more I add the more I'm struggling to get the list to look couture as I rank them. I am nearly tempted just to put them in tiers even though it seems like a cheap way out. What are others thoughts?

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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » August 5th, 2018, 7:26 am

zzzorf wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 12:16 am
Just a quick question for everyone. What is everyone's thoughts on what's the best type of list. I have been slowly going through and doing up my initial list and the more I add the more I'm struggling to get the list to look couture as I rank them. I am nearly tempted just to put them in tiers even though it seems like a cheap way out. What are others thoughts?
Realisticaly tiered lists are probably the most accurate reflection of how most people actually rank lists, since big distinctions are meaningful but a lot of films are essentially tied with each other. But they're also more work for me so make a ranked list :P

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Post by zzzorf » August 5th, 2018, 8:05 am

PeacefulAnarchy wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 7:26 am
zzzorf wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 12:16 am
Just a quick question for everyone. What is everyone's thoughts on what's the best type of list. I have been slowly going through and doing up my initial list and the more I add the more I'm struggling to get the list to look couture as I rank them. I am nearly tempted just to put them in tiers even though it seems like a cheap way out. What are others thoughts?
Realisticaly tiered lists are probably the most accurate reflection of how most people actually rank lists, since big distinctions are meaningful but a lot of films are essentially tied with each other. But they're also more work for me so make a ranked list :P
That is about what I thought. I will keep it ranked, I will just try to polish it up a bit when I finally get the rest of the movies added to it.

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Post by matthewscott8 » August 5th, 2018, 8:20 pm

300 for 500 < 400. Expanded my list out this year. Right, need to go lie down in a dark room now.

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls020818620/

This is ranked in order from 1-300

EDIT:

I turned this into an ICM list as well: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/300+ ... iandujaoo/

I noticed I had 4 ringers in that had crept over 400, so I took them out and put 4 new ones in.
Last edited by matthewscott8 on September 21st, 2018, 10:10 am, edited 2 times in total.



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Post by Hunziker » August 7th, 2018, 5:01 pm

It still needs some work, but here's my list, ranked in three tiers: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/hunz ... /hunziker/




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Post by Ebbywebby » August 11th, 2018, 7:17 pm

Well, The Story of the Fox, The Horse's Mouth and Frantz reached the 400 threshold now....off limits.
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RAISE the threshold? I think it should be LOWERED, if anything. It feels ridiculous to compile a list of elite, "obscure" films when close to 60% of my checks qualify for inclusion.

Oh, and I really hope certain films like The Three-Sided Mirror, Brewster McCloud, Realite, The Entertainer, The Pornographers, Taking Off, The Horse's Mouth, O'Horten, Frantz, The Wanderers and especially The Story of the Fox pick up enough scattered viewings during the next month or so to sneak them past the 400-check threshold. Let's get those films off the table.

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Post by zzzorf » August 12th, 2018, 6:59 am

zzzorf wrote:
July 26th, 2018, 9:22 pm
https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/my+5 ... st/zzzorf/

Currently a work in progress as I'm starting from scratch but I will get there by the end. Currently features a lot of children/family movies as they have the smallest checks but as I progress up the check amount more adult oriented movies will be included. List is ranked.

Finally I have my list up to date, well at least with movies I've watched within the last two years and thus have ratings for. The list is ranked as stated, I may just play with it a bit before the deadline and add any new ones as I watch them. Got just over 300 added with a couple right on the borderline of 400 checks. While I know the majority of my list won't make the final 500 I hope to see a few make the final cut.

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Post by sushantv10 » August 14th, 2018, 1:33 pm

Ebbywebby wrote:
August 1st, 2018, 4:33 pm
sushantv10 wrote:
August 1st, 2018, 2:54 pm
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls055478968/
You have multiple films listed with over 400 checks. And "The Stranger" listed twice.
Yup fixed. Thanks for noting the same. And my list was seriously outdated , spent some time on it and removed almost 75 invalid entries now :).
Hope to add more to the list before deadline.

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Post by joachimt » August 14th, 2018, 5:14 pm

zzzorf wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 8:05 am
PeacefulAnarchy wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 7:26 am
zzzorf wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 12:16 am
Just a quick question for everyone. What is everyone's thoughts on what's the best type of list. I have been slowly going through and doing up my initial list and the more I add the more I'm struggling to get the list to look couture as I rank them. I am nearly tempted just to put them in tiers even though it seems like a cheap way out. What are others thoughts?
Realisticaly tiered lists are probably the most accurate reflection of how most people actually rank lists, since big distinctions are meaningful but a lot of films are essentially tied with each other. But they're also more work for me so make a ranked list :P
That is about what I thought. I will keep it ranked, I will just try to polish it up a bit when I finally get the rest of the movies added to it.
In a ranked list the lower you get on the list the smaller the point-difference between two places is. Most people feel confident about ranking the top of their list, but it gets harder to rank them further and further down. Because the point-difference gets smaller you shouldn't feel worried about it, because it makes it less and less important if you put a movie on place X or 10 places lower.
Gut feeling mostly works.

Personally, I always maintain my list during the year. If I watch a movie under 400 checks and rate it 8/10 of higher, I immediately put it somewhere in my list. I find it easier to maintain a ranked list that way instead of doing it again each year.


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Post by maxwelldeux » August 14th, 2018, 11:26 pm

joachimt wrote:
August 14th, 2018, 5:14 pm
Personally, I always maintain my list during the year. If I watch a movie under 400 checks and rate it 8/10 of higher, I immediately put it somewhere in my list. I find it easier to maintain a ranked list that way instead of doing it again each year.
Ditto. So much easier.

Of course, watching crappy movies you have no intention of putting on any list helps... :whistling:


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Post by zzzorf » August 15th, 2018, 7:56 am

joachimt wrote:
August 14th, 2018, 5:14 pm
zzzorf wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 8:05 am
PeacefulAnarchy wrote:
August 5th, 2018, 7:26 am

Realisticaly tiered lists are probably the most accurate reflection of how most people actually rank lists, since big distinctions are meaningful but a lot of films are essentially tied with each other. But they're also more work for me so make a ranked list :P
That is about what I thought. I will keep it ranked, I will just try to polish it up a bit when I finally get the rest of the movies added to it.
In a ranked list the lower you get on the list the smaller the point-difference between two places is. Most people feel confident about ranking the top of their list, but it gets harder to rank them further and further down. Because the point-difference gets smaller you shouldn't feel worried about it, because it makes it less and less important if you put a movie on place X or 10 places lower.
Gut feeling mostly works.

Personally, I always maintain my list during the year. If I watch a movie under 400 checks and rate it 8/10 of higher, I immediately put it somewhere in my list. I find it easier to maintain a ranked list that way instead of doing it again each year.
Yeah that makes sense. The top of my list was where I put the most effort into anyway so I should be good. Maintaining it over the year makes sense too to save some hassle for next year but I guess we still need to fix it up when time comes as we need to add in the excluded years from the previous version. I do think my list might be a little off from everyone elses if you go 8/10 and above as mine is set as 6/10 and above at the moment.

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Post by zuma » August 15th, 2018, 6:44 pm

I am changing my list from a fully ranked list to top 150 ranked, remainder unranked. Apologies for changing things up.

I will make sure to verify at the deadline.

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Post by Ebbywebby » August 15th, 2018, 11:40 pm

Ebbywebby wrote:
August 11th, 2018, 7:17 pm
Well, The Story of the Fox, The Horse's Mouth and Frantz reached the 400 threshold now....off limits.
Ebbywebby wrote:
July 31st, 2018, 11:18 pm
RAISE the threshold? I think it should be LOWERED, if anything. It feels ridiculous to compile a list of elite, "obscure" films when close to 60% of my checks qualify for inclusion.

Oh, and I really hope certain films like The Three-Sided Mirror, Brewster McCloud, Realite, The Entertainer, The Pornographers, Taking Off, The Horse's Mouth, O'Horten, Frantz, The Wanderers and especially The Story of the Fox pick up enough scattered viewings during the next month or so to sneak them past the 400-check threshold. Let's get those films off the table.
And The Entertainer hit 400 now (though it inconceivably didn't even finish in last year's top 1000). And Brewster McCloud is at 399.

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Post by Angel Glez » August 16th, 2018, 9:13 am

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls022689794/ (1-347 ranked, the rest unranked)


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Post by Hunziker » August 17th, 2018, 7:14 am

Hunziker wrote:
August 7th, 2018, 5:01 pm
It still needs some work, but here's my list, ranked in three tiers: https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/hunz ... /hunziker/
After doing some reshuffling, three unranked groups seemed more logical:

1. 1-50
2. 51-100
3. 101-268

I'll either boil it down to a nice round Top 250 or go through my 6/10 and 6.5 to make the 300 mark (and then maybe add a fourth group).
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Post by XxXApathy420XxX » August 17th, 2018, 6:47 pm

Angel Glez wrote:
August 16th, 2018, 9:13 am
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls022689794/ (1-347 ranked, the rest unranked)
Great list. I'll definitely be going through this.

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Post by jocularities » August 18th, 2018, 4:07 pm

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls025005441/

Not edited since last year. May make changes later.



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Post by weirdboy » August 21st, 2018, 11:54 pm

maxwelldeux wrote:
August 14th, 2018, 11:26 pm
joachimt wrote:
August 14th, 2018, 5:14 pm
Personally, I always maintain my list during the year. If I watch a movie under 400 checks and rate it 8/10 of higher, I immediately put it somewhere in my list. I find it easier to maintain a ranked list that way instead of doing it again each year.
Ditto. So much easier.
I also try to do this, but have found several times that e.g. I don't have internet access, or ICM is down, etc. that makes it somewhat infeasible. I do try to at least put stuff on the list, although I do not re-rank every time I add a movie.


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Post by St. Gloede » August 24th, 2018, 5:52 pm

Finally got my list in order: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls055139558/



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Post by Nopros » August 27th, 2018, 2:31 pm

How many lists so far? And how many was there last year?

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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » August 27th, 2018, 4:33 pm

Nopros wrote:
August 27th, 2018, 2:31 pm
How many lists so far? And how many was there last year?
I'll update the first post tomorrow.



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