Flickchart continues to attract new members and it occurs to me that perhaps a nice catch-up introduction is in order. Since this is the 50th year of James Bond and Skyfall is now in theaters, we’ll use 007 to illustrate the different ways you can Flickchart.
It’s a safe assumption that if you’re here, you already understand that Flickchart presents two movies from which you choose and that you can request a replacement for either movie if you haven’t seen the movie(s) at hand. Did you know you can filter your pool of movies, though?
So, you’ve just seen The Avengers and you’re ready to go Flickcharting. At the top of the page on Flickchart, you’ll find a search field. Type in “The Avengers” and you’ll see two films. Make sure you pick The Avengers of 2012, because the other is the 1998 oddity that has invalidated arguments for the last 14 years. Here’s what you should see when you select the right film:
Obviously, you can select “Add to My Flickchart” to begin ranking The Avengers. This will pit The Avengers against all the films already on your Flickchart. The advantage is that you won’t have to worry about getting movies you haven’t seen. Manually adding movies also helps ensure that they debut in a place that ought to feel comfortable to you. That’s not all you can do from the movie page, however. Read the rest of this entry »