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Re: To the people who actually rate out of 100

Postby GFoster » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:59 pm

dookobore wrote:How can "Must see" be a weaker recommendation than "Highly recommended [to see]"?

When I say "Highly recommended", it's really more like "great movie"; "Must see", while still a very strong recommendation, only ranges up to "near-great". Or, put another way, I find A− movies excellent but marred only to a slight degree, while I have a few more reservations about B+ movies. If it helps, the scale is designed symmetrically, so the difference between an A− and a B+ is the same difference between a D+ and a D: you can say that you "must avoid" a movie without it quite being a "disaster", and you can similarly say that you "must see" something with it quite being "great". Admittedly, I see how the labels can be confusing (and I should've explained it better in the original post), but you can just swap them if they make more sense that way.

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Re: To the people who actually rate out of 100

Postby Russ Bedford » Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:13 pm

I felt like there was some consistency to how I rated, so I actually made an AI to weigh different factors I might consider. It's pretty accurate.

70 is special. A 70 or above shows an intent beyond mainstream entertainment. The loophole is, even movies I don't like that meet this criterion get a 70. Sante Sangre is a recent example. Anything below a 60 is mass culture, lowest-denominator trash. 73 is more or less a seal of approval. 74 is a notch above that, indicating something legitimately special. 75 or higher is just plain great. I don't generally rate much above 80. I maxed out the inputs on my AI to see what the highest I could possibly rate a movie was, and it was somewhere around 94, but the combination of factors was so absurd that no such movie could exist.

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Re: To the people who actually rate out of 100

Postby Iamdwg » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:06 pm

It took me a long time, but I did come up with a list
PEOPLE: Acting, Characters, Casting, Importance, Chemistry.
WRITING - Dialogue, Balance, Story Depth, Originality, Interesting,
BTS - Visuals, Cinematography, Editing, Advertising, Music/Sound,
NARRATIVE ARC - Intro, Inciting Incident, Obstacles, Climax, Resolution,
ENTERTAINMENT - Rewatchability, Fun Experience, Impulse to Buy, Impulse to Talk About/Recommend, Sucks you in

Now, because no two movies are the same, I also have a SPECIALTY category for specific questions, like genre specific, character specific, franchise specific, sequel/prequel/remake specific, actor specific, director specific

Finally, I ask if it is halfway decent. If a filmmaker made the movie that they set out to make from the get go, no matter how much you love or hate a movie, that deserves credit. All of this adds up to 100

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