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    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    Chinatown Touch of Evil Oliver Twist Apocalypse Now
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    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    Citizen Kane The Conformist Days of Heaven Lawrence of Arabia
  3. Agee Bassett

    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    Chinatown The Conformist Oliver Twist Apocalypse Now
  4. Agee Bassett

    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    In Cold Blood Gone With the Wind The Night of the Hunter Sunset Blvd.
  5. Agee Bassett

    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    Citizen Kane 2001 Touch of Evil Taxi Driver
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    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    The Last Emperor The Godfather
  7. Agee Bassett

    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    Oliver Twist 2001 Lawrence of Arabia
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    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    Sunrise Blade Runner Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    The Last Laugh The Killers (I know I'm too late for this bracket, but I just wanted to show Adam that Brook isn't the only nutcase here. ;))
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    "The Godfather"...is it the perfect movie?

    No. Brando's absurdly theatrical performance, and the frustratingly inert nature of Michael's metamorphosis into a vicious mob boss are at least two critical flaws that bring it up well short of perfection. Nonetheless, The Godfather cherishes more quality cinema than about fifty other...
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    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    CONTINUE ME ...
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    Directors VISIONS OF LIGHT tourney!

    Chinatown George, I know I've posted askance to this before, but I disagree that Chinatown's cinematography in any way evokes classic "film noir." The filmmakers' intentions were rather to subvert the traditions of the movement, and its quasi-idyllic chiaroscuro and color are among the...
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    Raiders of the Lost Ark 25th Anniversary

    I was four years old (my parents took me). I remember very little from the occasion. Probably because I saw most of the movie through my fingers (it scared the shit out of me).
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    Directors Why Does George Kaplan Hate This Movie Tournament?

    Barry Lyndon Abstain
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