The Bureaucratic Madness Of Film Watch Lists.

A few months ago, fellow Purple Camera writer Jacob wrote about his extremely strange rules for writing his top 20 films list. I thought it was bonkers. I, of course, am also obsessed with my top 100 film list but I don’t really have any rules. Instead I only ask myself ‘Does this make me look cool?’ …I mean I ask ‘Do I actually like it, or have I convinced myself I like it?’ Which generally works.…
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How The IMDb Top 250 Is Both Beautiful And Broken.

Purple Camera editors Ash and Jordan recently discussed both their love and hate of the IMDb Top 250. Below is their debate which explores the ever-shifting, often baffling bible to the greatest films ever made, voted for exclusively by the public.   Jordan: I remember in 2008 when The Dark Knight was briefly the number 1 film on IMDb.…
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The Ghostbusters IMDb Rating Is Ruined.

After one of the craziest months in news history, it’s interesting that we can still be surprised. But that surprise was in no doubt this week as the headlines hit. Ghostbusters is okay! Wow, wasn’t expecting that! After months of articles, blogs, vlogs, think-pieces and counter think pieces, claiming that this was going to be a brilliant symbol of female empowerment/Satan’s smeg on a stick, turns out it was just some dumb comedy.…
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