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#1 of 90 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted July 10 2003 - 05:57 AM

Welcome to my Irish Movies Tournament


The List
    [*][*]Angela's Ashes
    [*]Barry Lyndon
    [*]Bloody Sunday
    [*]The Commitments
    [*]The Crying Game
    [*]Darby O'Gill and the Little People
    [*]Gangs of New York
    [*]The General
    [*]In the Name of the Father
    [*]Michael Collins
    [*]My Left Foot[*]Odd Man Out****
    [*]Patriot Games
    [*]The Quiet Man
    [*]The Secret of Roan Inish
    [*]The Snapper


#2 of 90 OFFLINE   Jan H

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Posted July 10 2003 - 06:07 AM

Ok, what the hell, I've seen a few.

Nominate:

The Commitments
The General
In the Name of the Father (I take it Northern Ireland counts?)
The Secret of Roan Inish

#3 of 90 OFFLINE   Bill J

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Posted July 10 2003 - 06:12 AM

Nominate:
Gangs of New York

#4 of 90 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted July 10 2003 - 06:12 AM

Nominate
Bloody Sunday
I Know Where I'm Going!
The War Zone
Miller's Crossing


2nd
The General
The Secret Of Roan Inish
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#5 of 90 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted July 10 2003 - 07:43 AM

Quote:
I take it Northern Ireland counts?

I believe so. Posted Image

Since I'll be participating, I'll nominate:

The Eternal
I See a Dark Stranger
(I hope someone else has seen this delightful little film)
The Matchmaker
Odd Man Out


I'll second:

The Commitments
I Know Where I'm Going!


I'll third:

The Secret of Roan Inish

#6 of 90 OFFLINE   Blaine Skerry

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Posted July 10 2003 - 08:06 AM

I would like to include THE SNAPPER and THE VAN along with THE COMMITTMENTS as they comprised Roddy Doyle's Barrytown Trilogy, and, all three star the superb Colm Meaney.

I also nominate THE QUIET MAN.

#7 of 90 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted July 10 2003 - 08:12 AM

Blaine, good call on The Snapper and The Van (though neither matches The Commitments). Posted Image

#8 of 90 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted July 10 2003 - 03:21 PM

I'll third the Commitments

I'll second Odd Man Out

I'll nominate Going My Way
"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

"Subtitles good. Hollywood bad." - Tarzan, Sight & Sound 2012 voter.

"My films are not slices of life, they are pieces of cake." - Alfred Hitchcock"My great humility is just one of the many reasons that I...

#9 of 90 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted July 10 2003 - 04:09 PM

Added some more noms:

The Crying Game
The Dead
Evelyn
Michael Collins
My Left Foot
State of Grace
Waking Ned Devine


#10 of 90 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted July 10 2003 - 04:33 PM

I'll nominate..

Barry Lyndon
Angela's Ashes
The Luck of Ginger Coffy
The Butcher Boy


I'll second...

My Left Foot
The War Zone
The Crying Game
In the Name of the Father


I'll third...
The General
       

#11 of 90 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted July 10 2003 - 07:00 PM

I'll 2nd Barry Lyndon
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#12 of 90 OFFLINE   Ric Bagoly

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Posted July 10 2003 - 07:14 PM

Nominate-

Blown Away

Patriot Games

Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery-(Paddy O'Brien)

The Jackal
"You can't be the first, and you'll never be the last, but baby, you can ALL be next! Woooooooo!!!"

#13 of 90 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted July 10 2003 - 10:23 PM

I'll second Patriot Games
"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

"Subtitles good. Hollywood bad." - Tarzan, Sight & Sound 2012 voter.

"My films are not slices of life, they are pieces of cake." - Alfred Hitchcock"My great humility is just one of the many reasons that I...

#14 of 90 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted July 11 2003 - 02:07 AM

Added Darby O'Gill and the Little People and Finian's Rainbow to the noms list. Seconded The Quiet Man and The Snapper.

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#15 of 90 OFFLINE   Blaine Skerry

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Posted July 11 2003 - 07:07 AM

By the hokey, I'll second DARBY O'GILL and ANGELA'S ASHES.

#16 of 90 OFFLINE   Rand

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Posted July 11 2003 - 07:25 AM

Nominate:
The Informer
Circle of Friends

Second:
The Matchmaker

Third:
The Quiet Man
The Snapper

#17 of 90 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted July 11 2003 - 12:27 PM

I'll third Darby O'Gill
"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

"Subtitles good. Hollywood bad." - Tarzan, Sight & Sound 2012 voter.

"My films are not slices of life, they are pieces of cake." - Alfred Hitchcock"My great humility is just one of the many reasons that I...

#18 of 90 OFFLINE   Elizabeth S

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Posted July 11 2003 - 01:41 PM

I'll second:

Bloody Sunday

I'll third:

Angela's Ashes
Barry Lyndon
The Crying Game

#19 of 90 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted July 11 2003 - 02:34 PM

Added Hear My Song to the noms list.

We just need seven more and we're good to go.

I KNOW someone is gonna third Odd Man Out, right? Posted Image

Unlimited seconds and thirds for everyone.

#20 of 90 OFFLINE   Jan H

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Posted July 11 2003 - 05:51 PM

Third: Bloody Sunday
My Left Foot

Second:

Hear My Song
Gangs of New York
The Butcher Boy
Waking Ned Devine