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    05-22-2019, 04:44 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    That is an odd discrepancy. I wonder how they estimate this data.
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    05-22-2019, 04:00 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    Bad sign for the Star Wars brand moving forward. Star Wars youtube channel views. Obviously each spike is when a new trailer is released. The...
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    05-22-2019, 12:49 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    G_g-y3E6fLQ Perfect example of a video essay basically being a Medium article spoken over unrelated footage. It's not good.
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    05-21-2019, 10:16 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    Z1PCtIaM_GQ This channel, Every Frame a Painting, kind of kickstarted the trend of Youtube video essays. Most of his are really good, this one in...
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    05-21-2019, 10:14 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    I think 10 minutes can teach you quite a bit about a film, yeah. Of course it's not perfect, but if the point of not watching something is to save...
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    05-21-2019, 09:35 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    Ah, I see. Yeah since none of that is on screen whatsoever, I don't blame myself for seeing it as terrible screenwriting.
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    05-21-2019, 06:48 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    I watched a few more episodes with this in mind. You can definitely see some scenes were framed for 4:3 and look a little weird. Usually it's just...
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    05-21-2019, 06:45 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    Ellis is great. I think it matters how people use video in their essay. Many seem to be people just reading a script while random video plays in the...
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    05-21-2019, 06:41 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    So, can someone tell me if I'm crazy here? I feel like Star Wars prequel fans have just completely taken over and are the only people talking about...
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    05-21-2019, 06:35 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    How else should you judge whether to not watch something? Seems a bit unwieldly to only believe a movie isn't worth watching until you've seen it.
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    05-21-2019, 10:17 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    Yeah, that HD version looks bad. I guess that's the difference between a dedicated team of the same creative vision, vs. a halfass team trying to...
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    05-21-2019, 09:57 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    Haven't seen The Deuce, but I should give it a shot seeing how much I like The Wire. You watched both seasons I'm guessing?
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    05-21-2019, 09:55 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    Apparently David Simon was heavily involved in the process and reframed every scene to give the best effect. I'm personally not a purist and nothing...
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    05-21-2019, 02:00 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    Bought The Wire on Blu-Ray. Updating to 16:9 HD over the 4:3 SD is a huge upgrade. It's like a different show almost. One of the scenes struck...
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    05-20-2019, 04:58 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    One last post for now: I've noticed that films which tend to "feel right" during exposition are films which accomplish more than just the exposition....
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    05-20-2019, 04:45 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    At some point someone here mentioned Wes Anderson. A friend in the department mentioned Wes Anderson, so I looked up a couple scenes on Youtube. ...
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    05-20-2019, 04:13 PM
    No idea either. I find Disney worship incomprehensible, so I'm not the person to ask why. I just have a gut feeling that there's something really...
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    05-20-2019, 04:11 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    Rewatched Revenge of the Sith. It's certainly the best of the prequels, but with the internet being stupid and saying it's "one of the best SW...
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    05-20-2019, 02:06 PM
    Bruh Stallman. Bruh. Bruuuh. I'm proud of you for owning that post. Nice
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    05-20-2019, 02:05 PM
    Oh my God. What does it say about American culture that we produce this sort of thing? This feels so wrong to me. I don't blame any of the...
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    05-20-2019, 12:41 AM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    uhh
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    05-19-2019, 11:17 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything Movies in Discussion Forum
    Another shoutout to Lord of the Rings, because Helm's Deep is actually pretty accurate to medieval castle sieges. Using ladders to overwhelm the...
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    05-19-2019, 11:08 PM
    All of these are great ideas. Just more Death Stars. It's just so epic and cool.
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    05-19-2019, 10:30 PM
    So honestly I hope Ep 9 features a return of the Death Star.
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    05-19-2019, 03:44 AM
    https://www.mousemingle.com/
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    05-19-2019, 03:32 AM
    https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-ca-mn-disneyland-60th-anniversary-solo-20150705-story.html This is quite a roller coaster of emotion. ...
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    05-17-2019, 10:47 PM
    You're right. I didn't understand the definition for dependent variables well enough. They're definitely dependent.
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    05-17-2019, 10:29 PM
    Reid replied to a thread Anything TV in Discussion Forum
    AwvJ-77O_uk I link this as an example of this new trend of Youtube 'video essays' ripping off Every Frame a Painting. So much of this video is...
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    05-16-2019, 10:02 PM
    That's a good point. Probably what should be said is, the failure event for each sensor is largely independent, as one sensor failing doesn't seem...
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    05-16-2019, 06:31 PM
    Yeah, I'm fine with that solution. They don't need a metaphorical switchboard for each component. Lusser's law doesn't always apply, you're...
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