PopGap #17: Movie Slot Machine v2 —Completed!

PopGap #17: Movie Slot Machine v2 —Completed!

Written by dorrk
31 May 2016

The Movie Slot Machine: 12 Random Movies, One Specific Viewer

May's schedule of movies, from the retooled Movie Slot Machine, has been completed, in spite of the marathon length of two of its selections — which, incidentally, bookend the month's results as the best and the worst of the group. Here's how May's movies fared:

May's Movie Slot Machine Results

  • Shoah (1985)
    Ranked: #352 (90%)
    Slot: Paste Magazine's 100 Best Documentaries
  • Le bonheur (1965)
    Ranked: #352 (90%)
    Slot: Director Agnès Varda
  • Fish Tank (2009)
    Ranked: #486 (86%)
    Slot: Cannes Jury Prize
  • A Face in the Crowd (1957)
    Ranked: #548 (84%)
    Slot: Actor Lee Remick
  • Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
    Ranked: #935 (73%)
    Slot: Actor Bulle Ogier
  • Spellbound (1945)
    Ranked: #1405 (60%)
    Slot: Director Alfred Hitchcock
  • Lifeboat (1944)
    Ranked #1614 (54%)
    Slot: Director Alfred Hitchcock
  • Point Break (1991)
    Ranked #1725 (50%)
    Slot: Flickcharter Ben Shoemaker
  • Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid (1973)
    Ranked #1795 (48%)
    Slot: Time Out's Top 50 Westerns
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
    Ranked #1879 (46%)
    Slot: Director Terence Davies
  • The Great Divide (1929)
    Ranked #2067 (40%)
    Slot: Actor Dorothy Mackaill
  • The Best of Youth (2003)
    Ranked #2982 (14%)
    Slot: Cannes Prix Un Certain Regard

For information on how the Movie Slot Machine was re-engineered and how May's movies were selected, click here.

PopGap #17: Movie Slot Machine v2 —Completed!


More info

Full list of all criteria loaded into the Movie Slot Machine for May:
View Movie Selection Rules

I post reviews for all the movies on this blog, and live-tweet most viewings here:

This list is posted to Letterboxd, here:

You can keep track of my Flickchart here:

Movie Slot Machine Rules