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edith head film tourney


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#1 of 376 george kaplan

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Posted March 24 2005 - 03:09 AM

As you know, Edith Head worked on an amazing number of films (476 according to IMDB). It seems that practically every time I sit down to watch a classic movie, her name pops up. Posted Image

So anyway, here's a tournament of 64 of her films. We're voting on best film, not costumes.

First matchup:

A Place in the Sun vs. All About Eve
"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...

#2 of 376 SteveGon

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Posted March 24 2005 - 04:03 AM

Gotta abstain - it's been way too long since I've seen APITS.

Interesting idea though!

#3 of 376 Bill McA

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Posted March 24 2005 - 05:13 AM

A Place in the Sun
       

#4 of 376 Lew Crippen

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Posted March 24 2005 - 06:03 AM

All About Eve

¡Time is not my master!

#5 of 376 Brook K

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Posted March 24 2005 - 06:55 AM

A Place In The Sun
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+

#6 of 376 Michael_Q

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Posted March 24 2005 - 02:04 PM

A Place in the Sun

#7 of 376 Adam_S

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Posted March 24 2005 - 08:20 PM

All About Eve

she was a phenomenal woman. After this, perhaps we should do a Yakuma Canutt tourney? (I know I spelled that wrong but its so late I can't think straight).
 

#8 of 376 george kaplan

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Posted March 24 2005 - 10:23 PM

A Place in the Sun moves on.

Next,

Shane vs. Sunset Blvd.
"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 376 Lew Crippen

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Posted March 24 2005 - 11:21 PM

Sunset Blvd. -very easy
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#10 of 376 DavidBC

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Posted March 24 2005 - 11:33 PM

Sunset Blvd.


(and curses that I missed this before and didn't get to vote for All About Eve)
I don't care for modern films. All crashing cars and close-ups of people's feet.
-Lillian Gish
 

#11 of 376 SteveGon

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Posted March 25 2005 - 12:48 AM

Sunset Blvd.

#12 of 376 Brook K

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Posted March 25 2005 - 03:44 AM

Sunset Blvd.
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+

#13 of 376 Bill McA

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Posted March 25 2005 - 04:11 AM

Sunset Blvd.
       

#14 of 376 Adam_S

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Posted March 25 2005 - 04:18 AM

Sunset Blvd
 

#15 of 376 Michael_Q

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Posted March 25 2005 - 06:19 AM

Sunset Blvd

#16 of 376 george kaplan

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Posted March 25 2005 - 11:43 PM

Sunset Blvd wins.

Next,

Rear Window vs. Road to Zanzibar
"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...

#17 of 376 SteveGon

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Posted March 26 2005 - 12:38 AM

Abstain - No RTZ.

#18 of 376 Bill McA

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Posted March 26 2005 - 04:28 AM

Rear Window
       

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Posted March 26 2005 - 05:34 AM

Rear Window
I don't care for modern films. All crashing cars and close-ups of people's feet.
-Lillian Gish
 

#20 of 376 Lew Crippen

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Posted March 26 2005 - 08:42 AM

Rear Window

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