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MMM Whatchya Say
Aug 10, 2011

This doesn't taste like anything you've licked before


Tremendous Taste posted:

not favorite, best

Objective lists are so much more boring

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Jonathan Fisk
Sep 6, 2010


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CapitalistPig posted:

Everyone's interpretation of quality differs so for you to be able to say the BEST 5 movies of your lifetime implies you speak on behalf of your own generations tastes and views on quality which will differ greatly from person to person.

Your question is flawed taste FLAWED I SAY.

I expect it to differ greatly, otherwise I would already have the answer and not need to ask.

Jonathan Fisk
Sep 6, 2010


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Understanding what people perceive as quality is much more interesting than knowing what marvel movie made them jump out of their seat

CapitalistPig
Nov 3, 2005

You turn the corner and see a greenskinned fuckmidget.
Roll for initiative.

Ok so what you really want is a list of everyone's favorite 5 movies in their lifetime. got it.

MMM Whatchya Say
Aug 10, 2011

This doesn't taste like anything you've licked before


I can definitely differentiate between movies that I enjoy/connect to on a personal level and movies I think are well executed and good in their art form or whatever. But it's much less interesting.

MMM Whatchya Say
Aug 10, 2011

This doesn't taste like anything you've licked before


Tremendous Taste posted:

Understanding what people perceive as quality is much more interesting than knowing what marvel movie made them jump out of their seat

This is condescending

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Sep 6, 2010


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CapitalistPig posted:

Ok so what you really want is a list of everyone's favorite 5 movies in their lifetime. got it.

if you conflate liking something with how good it is ok but I thought you were an adult

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MMM Whatchya Say posted:

This is condescending

Deservedly so


My top 5 *favorite* movies of my lifetime

Southland Tales
Princess Mononoke
Stick It
Empire Records
LA Confidential



None of those would be in the discussion for quality

HiipFire
Sep 1, 2013

JENNY DEATH LIVES


who loving cares jesus

Jonathan Fisk
Sep 6, 2010


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clearly I'm interested or I wouldn't have asked

CapitalistPig
Nov 3, 2005

You turn the corner and see a greenskinned fuckmidget.
Roll for initiative.

Tremendous Taste posted:

if you conflate liking something with how good it is ok but I thought you were an adult

But see , here's the thing.

You are asking an opinion based question. People will always tend to see what they like as being of a higher quality than it may actually be.

Most of the time the things that people really like are good to them.

So yeah, I managed to try to argue my point without name calling.

So who is the adult?

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Sep 6, 2010


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CapitalistPig posted:

But see , here's the thing.

You are asking an opinion based question. People will always tend to see what they like as being of a higher quality than it may actually be.

Most of the time the things that people really like are good to them.

So yeah, I managed to try to argue my point without name called.

So who is the adult?

Adults insult people all the time, usually while recognizing the difference between "like" and "good"

MMM Whatchya Say
Aug 10, 2011

This doesn't taste like anything you've licked before


The best movies made while I've been alive are

*checks imdb*

Titanic
Lord of The Rings: Return of the king
The English Patient
Slumdog Millionaire
Shrek 2

kumba
Nov 8, 2003

I posted my food for USPOL Thanksgiving!

enjoy the ride


Lipstick Apathy

MMM is trolling hard

MMM Whatchya Say
Aug 10, 2011

This doesn't taste like anything you've licked before


Pig are you seriously telling me you've never liked something and thought "I know this isn't great, but it appeals to me specifically"

Have you ever recommended somebody something and skipped over stuff you knew was something specially you'd like?

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are you sure you were alive for all of those

MMM Whatchya Say
Aug 10, 2011

This doesn't taste like anything you've licked before


I was alive, maybe not capable of watching movies.

CapitalistPig
Nov 3, 2005

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Tremendous Taste posted:

Adults insult people all the time, usually while recognizing the difference between "like" and "good"

You are missing the point entirely.

My five favorite movies are also the ones I think are best.

Because apparently best means something different to me.

My list of Best movies and favorite movies would be the same because they are my favorite movies for a reason, because I like them the best.

They are the highest quality movies in my eyes.

So what you are asking for is the same thing.

CapitalistPig
Nov 3, 2005

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MMM Whatchya Say posted:

Pig are you seriously telling me you've never liked something and thought "I know this isn't great, but it appeals to me specifically"

Have you ever recommended somebody something and skipped over stuff you knew was something specially you'd like?

No.

If I like something I will recommend it to anyone.

Quality IS appeal to me.

MMM Whatchya Say
Aug 10, 2011

This doesn't taste like anything you've licked before


I don't know why I expected different.

Just make your list the way you want and everybody else will process their distinction

ELO Musk
May 9, 2010

Look, I eat them all the time, just trust me.


Ramrod XTreme

Tremendous Taste posted:

What do you think the 5 best movies are of your lifetime, mafia thread?

Shawshank Redemption
There Will Be Blood
City of God
Hotel Rwanda
Trainspotting

ELO Musk fucked around with this message at Jul 17, 2015 around 15:03

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

I watched Happy Gilmore every night for like 6 months as part of my sleep ritual when I was a kid, i think i was having a rough time

CapitalistPig
Nov 3, 2005

You turn the corner and see a greenskinned fuckmidget.
Roll for initiative.

MMM Whatchya Say posted:

I don't know why I expected different.

Just make your list the way you want and everybody else will process their distinction

Hah you guys are too easy.


I haven't made a list because I couldn't possibly narrow it down to five.

Every time I think of one it makes me think of 10 I think are just as good.

ELO Musk
May 9, 2010

Look, I eat them all the time, just trust me.


Ramrod XTreme

I'd take Hotel Rwanda off and add Lawrence of Arabia and Platoon if it were my actual top 5

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Sep 6, 2010


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I wish I was lucky enough to have my favorite restaurants, parks, etc be the best in the world

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

does it matter what the best movies are when all that really matters are your favourite movies

Jonathan Fisk
Sep 6, 2010


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quality over preference all day

CapitalistPig
Nov 3, 2005

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Tremendous Taste posted:

quality over preference all day

My preference is quality.

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

like my top 5 off the top of my head are not the best movies ever

In Bruges
Across The Universe
12 Monkeys
Scott Pilgrim vs The World
Trainspotting

MMM Whatchya Say
Aug 10, 2011

This doesn't taste like anything you've licked before


Please appreciate that pig and I are refusing to make a list to you for similar yet entirely separate ideological reasons

ELO Musk
May 9, 2010

Look, I eat them all the time, just trust me.


Ramrod XTreme

I think all of the movies I listed are excellent movies at conveying their message and were made pretty drat well, though Lawrence of Arabia owns and actually its just a standard narrative done superbly. Preference is quality btw

ELO Musk
May 9, 2010

Look, I eat them all the time, just trust me.


Ramrod XTreme

bowmore posted:

Trainspotting

I found my 5th. Thank you.

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CapitalistPig posted:

My preference is quality.

Apparently not in rhetoric

CapitalistPig
Nov 3, 2005

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Tremendous Taste posted:

Apparently not in rhetoric

Hahah

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




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GUISSEPPE PIZZAPIE posted:

I found my 5th. Thank you.
choose life

I think having top x movies/records/books/games is silly, you have your favourites and that is it.

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

have you guys seen The Babadook?

ELO Musk
May 9, 2010

Look, I eat them all the time, just trust me.


Ramrod XTreme

Yeah. I really enjoyed that too because of the whole "the monster is depression" thing and the fact that it actually scared me once or twice

Somberbrero
Feb 14, 2009

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bowmore posted:

have you guys seen The Babadook?

it was dang good.

bowmore
Oct 6, 2008




Lipstick Apathy

I thought it was grief that hadn't been properly dealt with, but I can see it as depression too as a consequence of major grief

baba dook dook dook

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Mar 9, 2010

by Lowtax


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Top five:

Toxic avenger
Return of the killer tomatoes
Shaun of the dead
Hot fuzz
Inglorious basterds

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