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#1 of 467 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted May 26 2005 - 12:17 AM

Brook and I always seem to be disagreeing about film (although we both have others at HTF whom we clearly disagree with even more), but even with two people like Brook and myself with such divergent taste, who have completely oppostite opinions of many films (e.g., Taxi Driver and Young Frankenstein), there's a surprising number of films that we actually agree on. The following is a tournament of films that Brook and I both agree are great films, deserving a Posted Image. I believe that's a fair assessment, though if it's too strong for any of these films, I'm sure Brook will let us know in no uncertain terms. Posted Image

Up first,

Psycho vs. Aguirre: The Wrath of God
"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 467 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted May 26 2005 - 12:43 AM

Aguirre: The Wrath of God

#3 of 467 OFFLINE   Arman

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Posted May 26 2005 - 01:14 AM

Psycho
[OMG, with Psycho it's already better than TIME's Schickel and Corliss great movie list Posted Image - can't wait on George and Jim's great films that are really trash tourney Posted Image]

#4 of 467 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted May 26 2005 - 02:24 AM

can't wait on George and Jim's great films that are really trash tourney
It'll have to wait on the films Jim & Bill agree on, aka the world's shortest tournament. Posted Image
"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...

#5 of 467 OFFLINE   Arman

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Posted May 26 2005 - 02:27 AM

Quote:
It'll have to wait on the films Jim & Bill agree on, aka the world's shortest tournament.

lol

#6 of 467 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted May 26 2005 - 02:58 AM

Is there a difference between letting someone know something in "no uncertain terms" and simply letting someone know something in "certain terms"? Posted Image


Am I supposed to vote?

Aguirre, The Wrath Of God (very close, these are both top 20 films)
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#7 of 467 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted May 26 2005 - 04:10 AM


can't wait on George and Jim's great films that are really trash tourney

Been there, done that - sort of. About 4 or 5 years ago I started a poll or tournament or something about Great films you hated or Great films that sucked or some such thing, it was a blast. Posted Image

I guess we can go ahead and vote even though this wasn't officially authorized? Posted Image

Psycho
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#8 of 467 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted May 26 2005 - 04:35 AM

Am I supposed to vote?
Yes, you vote. I only vote if there's a tie.

this wasn't officially authorized?
Don't worry. I had run this by Brook. It's not the type of thing I'd do without checking with someone.
"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 467 OFFLINE   Lew Crippen

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Posted May 26 2005 - 04:45 AM

Aguirre: The Wrath of God
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It'll have to wait on the films Jim & Bill agree on, aka the world's shortest tournament.
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¡Time is not my master!

#10 of 467 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted May 26 2005 - 10:24 AM

Psycho

Actually, there are many, many films that both Jim and I would agree on (we both love Hammer films, for instance)...but I'm pretty sure we would like them for completely different reasons. Posted Image
       

#11 of 467 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted May 26 2005 - 11:22 PM

We have a tie, which I'll break for Psycho.

Next,

Rear Window vs. Rashomon
"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.

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#12 of 467 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted May 26 2005 - 11:52 PM

Rashomon

#13 of 467 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted May 27 2005 - 12:35 AM

Rashomon
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#14 of 467 OFFLINE   Lew Crippen

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Posted May 27 2005 - 01:26 AM

Rear Window--are they all going to be this hard?
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#15 of 467 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted May 27 2005 - 03:03 AM

Rashomon

No, I don't think they will all be this hard.
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#16 of 467 OFFLINE   Walter Kittel

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Posted May 27 2005 - 03:11 AM

Rashomon

- Walter.

Fidelity to the source should always be the goal for Blu-ray releases.

#17 of 467 OFFLINE   ChrisV

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Posted May 27 2005 - 06:46 AM

Argh! No kidding that's hard.

Rear Window

...today.

#18 of 467 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted May 27 2005 - 09:48 AM

Rashomon
       

#19 of 467 OFFLINE   Arman

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Posted May 27 2005 - 10:10 AM

Rashomon

#20 of 467 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted May 28 2005 - 01:01 AM

Rashomon wins.

Next,

The Apartment vs. Mister Roberts
"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...





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