Billboard Hot Rock Songs – Week of August 5, 2017

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Each week, I check out the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart, and then I rearrange the top 25 based on my estimation of their quality. I used to rank all 25, now I just rank the cream of the crop.

Original Version
1. Imagine Dragons – “Believer”
2. Imagine Dragons – “Thunder”
3. Portugal. The Man – “Feel It Still”
4. twenty one pilots – “Heathens”
5. Linkin Park – “In the End”
6. Linkin Park – “Numb”
7. The Revivalists – “Wish I Knew You”
8. Linkin Park ft. Kiiara – “Heavy”
9. Kid Rock – “Po-Dunk”
10. Judah & the Lion – “Take It All Back”
11. Linkin Park – “What I’ve Done”
12. Lord Huron – “The Night We Met”
13. Linkin Park – “Crawling”
14. Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes”
15. Linkin Park – “Somewhere I Belong”
16. Nine Inch Nails – “Less Than”
17. Foo Fighters – “Run”
18. Linkin Park – “One Step Closer”
19. Zach Williams – “Old Church Choir”
20. The Killers – “The Man”
21. Linkin Park – “Breaking the Habit”
22. NEEDTOBREATHE – “Hard Love”
23. Coldplay and Big Sean – “Miracles (Someone Special)”
24. Jay-Z/Linkin Park – “Numb/Encore”
25. Vance Joy – “Lay It on Me”

Jmunney’s Revision
1. Numb/Encore
2. The Man
3. Run
4. Feel It Still
5. Less Than
6. What I’ve Done
7. Hard Love
8. Breaking the Habit
9. One Step Closer
10. Numb
11. Somewhere I Belong
12. Lay It on Me
13. In the End
14. Crawling

Billboard Hot 20 – Week of August 5, 2017

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Each week, I check out the Billboard Hot 100, and then I rearrange the top 20 based on my estimation of their quality. I used to rank all 20, now I just rank the cream of the crop.

Original Version
1. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
2. DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
3. Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
4. DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne – “I’m the One”
5. French Montana ft. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
6. Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
7. Imagine Dragons – “Believer”
8. Shawn Mendes – “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”
9. Sam Hunt – “Body Like a Back Road”
10. Charlie Puth – “Attention”
11. Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
12. Post Malone ft. Quavo – “Congratulations”
13. Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
14. Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”
15. The Chainsmokers and Coldplay – “Something Just Like This”
16. Lil Uzi Vert – “XO Tour Llif3”
17. Halsey – “Now or Never”
18. Future – “Mask Off”
19. Niall Horan – “Slow Hands”
20. James Arthur – “Say You Won’t Let Go”

Jmunney’s Revision
1. Redbone
2. Stay
3. Unforgettable
4. Humble.
5. Wild Thoughts
6. Now or Never

This Is a Movie Review: Brigsby Bear

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I give Brigsby Bear 4 out of 5 Giant Costume Heads: http://newscult.com/movie-review-with-brigsby-bear-kyle-mooney-applies-his-one-of-a-kind-style-to-a-rescued-kidnapping-victim/

This Is a Movie Review: Detroit

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I give 4.5 out of 5 Death “Games”: http://newscult.com/movie-review-detroit-nauseatingly-intense-portrait-abuse-power/

What Won TV? – July 16-July 22, 2017

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In this feature, I look back at each day of the past week and determine what shows “won TV” for the night. That is, I consider every episode of television I watched that aired on a particular day and declare which was the best.

Sunday – Twin Peaks
Monday – Whose Line is it Anyway?
Tuesday – Jeopardy!
Wednesday – An especially uproarious Carmichael Show
Thursday – The Gong Show, featuring its best contestant yet!
Friday – A VICE Special Report
Saturday – Orphan Black

This Is a Movie Review: Dunkirk

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I give Dunkirk 4 out of 5 Open-Faced PB&J Sandwiches: http://newscult.com/movie-review-only-christopher-nolan-could-make-a-war-movie-as-unmistakably-intricate-as-dunkirk/

Billboard Hot Rock Songs – Week of July 29, 2017

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Each week, I check out the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart, and then I rearrange the top 25 based on my estimation of their quality. I used to rank all 25, now I just rank the cream of the crop.

Original Version
1. Imagine Dragons – “Believer”
2. Imagine Dragons – “Thunder”
3. Portugal. The Man – “Feel It Still”
4. twenty one pilots – “Heathens”
5. The Revivalists – “Wish I Knew You”
6. Rag’n’Bone Man – “Human”
7. Judah & the Lion – “Take It All Back”
8. Lord Huron – “The Night We Met”
9. Imagine Dragons – “Whatever It Takes”
10. HAIM – “Want You Back”
11. Foo Fighters – “Run”
12. The Killers – “The Man”
13. Paramore – “Hard Times”
14. Linkin Park ft. Kiiara – “Heavy”
15. Zach Williams – “Old Church Choir”
16. Bleachers – “Don’t Take the Money”
17. Coldplay – “A L I E N S”
18. NEEDTOBREATHE – “Hard Love”
19. Weezer – “Feels Like Summer”
20. Sir Sly – “High”
21. The All-American Rejects – “Sweat”
22. Muse – “Dig Down”
23. Stone Sour – “Song #3”
24. Imagine Dragons – “Walking the Wire”
25. Lana Del Rey ft. The Weeknd – “Lust for Life”

Jmunney’s Revision
1. Human
2. The Man
3. High
4. Run
5. Feel It Still
6. Want You Back
7. Hard Love
8. Lust for Life
9. Dig Down
10. Hard Times
11. Feels Like Summer

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