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Directors 3rd annual Xmas Tourney

Discussion in 'Movies' started by george kaplan, Nov 29, 2003.

  1. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    It's a Wonderful Life wins.

    Well I'll give you this. You guys are consistent. [​IMG] I figured with different voters we might have a different outcome, but our final pits the winners of the past two years against each other:

    A Christmas Story vs. It's a Wonderful Life

    I'll leave this one up until Tuesday morning.
     
  2. Jim_K

    Jim_K Executive Producer

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    It's a Wonderful Life
     
  3. SteveGon

    SteveGon Executive Producer

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    It's a Wonderful Life
     
  4. ErikG

    ErikG Screenwriter

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    A Christmas Story
     
  5. Rob Tomlin

    Rob Tomlin Producer

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    A Christmas Story


    " Deck the halls with boughs of horry, ra ra ra ra ra, ra ra ra ra".
     
  6. MartinTeller

    MartinTeller Screenwriter

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    Well, this is certainly easy. One of my all-time favorites vs. a movie I loathe.

    It's a Wonderful Life
     
  7. Rob Tomlin

    Rob Tomlin Producer

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  8. MartinTeller

    MartinTeller Screenwriter

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    The humor just doesn't resonate with me, but that alone doesn't make it hateworthy...

    1) Excessive narration in movies often bugs me, but ESPECIALLY when it's that kind of nostalgic Garrison Kiellor/Stand By Me/Wonder Years shit.

    2) Peter Billingsley annoys me to death. I've hated him ever since "Real People".
     
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    Scott Weinberg Lead Actor

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    A Christmas Story
     
  10. Rob Tomlin

    Rob Tomlin Producer

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    Well, I actually agree with the excessive narration part in principal....it rarely works well in movies. However, I must say that Christmas Story is the exception, due to the other thing that you mention....the nostalgic "shit"! Hey, it's a Christmas movie....nostalgic should almost be expected!

    As for Billingley, virtually every person I know who doesn't care for this movie (there aren't many) says the same thing....Billingley really annoys them. I admit that his stint on Real People didn't help, and I wonder if you and others would have been as annoyed with him if he never appeared on that show.
     
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    Brook K Lead Actor

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    It's A Wonderful Life
     
  12. BrettB

    BrettB Producer

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    Love them both,

    It's a Wonderful Life
     
  13. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

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    It's a Wonderful Life wins.

    Thanks for playing and Merry Christmas.
     
  14. Lew Crippen

    Lew Crippen Executive Producer

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    A fine result. Thanks for organizing George. [​IMG]
     
  15. BrettB

    BrettB Producer

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    Thanks George and Merry Christmas right back at ya.
     
  16. Rob Tomlin

    Rob Tomlin Producer

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    Cool tradition you have going with this tourney George!
     

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