After two years of operation, Flickchart has gathered an incredible amount of information supplied by movie fans on what their favorite movies are. On the cusp of finding out what “the best movie of the year is” from a bunch of people in tuxedos, the popular ranking website’s co-founder, Nathan Chase, joins me to discuss what makes us tick, the illusion of objectivity, and the mathematical search for greatness.
Very few of us might have guessed it going into the 2014 movie year, but at the end of the summer, James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy is the year’s biggest hit. The biggest. As in, no movie has earned more money in 2014 than Guard... Read Post
I'm not nearly as in love with the social movie ranking site Flickchart as other movie fans, but I can admit that they've sort of struck gold with their concept. Not only is that movie comparison data fun to share with your friends,... Read Post