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Jim_K

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The Complete CRiTeRioN CoLLeCTioN Tournament

Yep I'm bored :D

Rules
Vote for the better film, short, anthology or whatever.

Presentation such as Extras, A/V quality, etc. should not be a factor.





MASTER LIST

8 1/2
3 Women
A Constant Forge
A Night to Remember
À Nous la Liberté
A Story of Floating Weeds
A Woman Is a Woman
A Woman Under the Influence
Alexander Nevsky
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
All That Heaven Allows
Alphaville
Amarcord
And God Created Woman
And the Ship Sails On
Andrei Rublev
Armageddon
Autumn Sonata
Ballad of a Soldier
Band of Outsiders
Beastie Boys Video Anthology
Beauty and the Beast
Bed and Board
Big Deal on Madonna Street
Billy Liar
Black Narcissus
Black Orpheus
Blood for Dracula
Blood of a Poet
Bob le Flambeur
Branded to Kill
Brazil
Brief Encounter
by Brakhage
Carnival of Souls
Charade
Chasing Amy
Children of Paradise
Cleo from 5 to 7
Closely Watched Trains
Contempt
Coup de Grâce
Coup de torchon
Cries and Whispers
Day of Wrath
Dead Ringers
Diabolique
Diary of a Chambermaid
Diary of a Country Priest
Do the Right Thing
Double Suicide
Down by Law
Early Summer
Elena and Her Men
Eyes Without a Face
Faces
Fanny and Alexander
Fat Girl
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Fiend without a Face
Fishing with John
Flesh for Frankenstein
Floating Weeds
For All Mankind
French Cancan
General Idi Amin Dada
George Washington
Gertrud
Gimme Shelter
Good Morning
Grand Illusion
Great Expectations
Grey Gardens
Hamlet
Hard Boiled
Häxan
Hearts and Minds
Henry V
High and Low
Hiroshima mon amour
Honeymoon Killers
Hopscotch
How to Get Ahead in Advertising
I Am Curious—Blue
I Am Curious—Yellow
I Fidanzati
I Know Where I'm Going!
I Vitelloni
Ikiru
Il Posto
In the Mood for Love
Indiscretion of an American Wife (Terminal Station)
Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie
Insomnia
Ivan the Terrible - Parts I & II
Jubilee
Juliet of the Spirits
King of Kings
Knife in the Water
Kwaidan
L' Avventura
La Strada
Le Cercle Rouge
Le Corbeau
Le Million
Le Trou
Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne
Life of Brian
Lola
Lord of the Flies
Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
Love on the Run
Loves of a Blonde
M
M. Hulot's Holiday
Maîtresse
Mamma Roma
Man Bites Dog
Mon Oncle
Mona Lisa
Monterey Pop
My Life as a Dog
My Man Godfrey
My Métier
Naked Lunch
Nanook of the North
Night and Fog
Nights of Cabiria
Notorious
Oliver Twist
Onibaba
Opening Night
Ordet
Orpheus
Peeping Tom
Pépé le Moko
Pickup on South Street
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Playtime
Port of Shadows
Pygmalion
Quai des Orfèvres
Rashomon
Ratcatcher
Rebecca
Red Beard
Richard III
Rififi
RoboCop
Rushmore
Salesman
Salò
Salvatore Giuliano
Samurai I - Musashi Miyamoto
Samurai II - Duel at Ichijoji Temple
Samurai III - Duel at Ganryu Island
Sanjuro
Scenes from a Marriage
Schizopolis
Secret Honor
Seven Samurai
Shadows
Shock Corridor
Short Cuts
Sid & Nancy
Silence of the Lambs
Sisters
Slacker
Smiles of a Summer Night
Solaris
Spartacus
Spellbound
Stolen Kisses
Straw Dogs
Stray Dog
Sullivan's Travels
Summertime
Tanner '88
Taste of Cherry
Testament of Orpheus
That Obscure Object of Desire
The 39 Steps
The 400 Blows
The Bank Dick
The Battle of Algiers
The Blob
The Cranes Are Flying
The Devil and Daniel Webster
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
The Element of Crime
The Firemen's Ball
The Golden Coach
The Harder They Come
The Hidden Fortress
The Horse's Mouth
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Killer
The Killers (Siegel)
The Killers (Siodmak)
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
The Lady Eve
The Lady Vanishes
The Last Temptation of Christ
The Last Wave
The Leopard
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
The Long Good Friday
The Lower Depths (Kurosawa)
The Lower Depths (Renoir)
The Magic Flute
The Marriage of Maria Braun
The Most Dangerous Game
The Naked Kiss
The Night Porter
The Passion of Joan of Arc
The Pornographers
The Red Shoes
The Rock
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Rules of the Game
The Ruling Class
The Scarlet Empress
The Seventh Seal
The Shop on Main Street
The Silence
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
The Third Man
The Tin Drum
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Vanishing
The White Sheik
This is Spinal Tap
Throne of Blood
Through a Glass Darkly
Time Bandits
Tokyo Drifter
Tokyo Olympiad
Tokyo Story
Traffic
Trouble in Paradise
Tunes of Glory
Umberto D.
Under the Roofs of Paris
Vagabond
Variety Lights
Veronika Voss
Videodrome
Wages of Fear
Walkabout
Wild Strawberries
Winter Light
Withnail and I
Written on the Wind
Yojimbo

WILD-CARDS

Jimi Plays Monterey
Shake! Otis at Monterey
Pool Sharks
The Barber Shop
The Dentist
The Fatal Glass of Beer
The Golf Specialist
The Pharmacist

 

Jim_K

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ROUND 1

Black Narcissus
vs.
In the Mood for Love

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Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie
vs.
My Métier

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The Lower Depths (Kurosawa)
vs.
The Lower Depths (Renoir)

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Alphaville
vs.
Brazil

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WILD-CARDs

The Golf Specialist
vs.
The Fatal Glass of Beer

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Jimi Plays Monterey
vs.
Shake! Otis at Monterey
 

Lew Crippen

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Black Narcissus—an extremely tough one right off the bat.

Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie

Brazil

The Golf Specialist

Shake! Otis at Montere
 

Bill McA

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Oh goody, another opportunity to vote for some weird stuff :)

Maybe this will be a tournament that Jim will actually finish this time! :D

Black Narcissus
abstain - own both, seen neither
abstain - own both, seen neither
Brazil

WILD-CARDs

The Fatal Glass of Beer
abstain - seen neither
 

SteveGon

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Black Narcissus
Abstain
- Have both, haven't watched 'em yet.
Abstain - Haven't watched the Renoir version yet.
Abstain - No Alphaville.
Abstain - Have the DVD, haven't watched it yet.
Shake! Otis at Monterey - Very tough!
 

Nick Sievers

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I'll be abstaining quite a bit, but i'm slowly making my way through Criterion titles.

Abstain
Abstain
Abstain
- Haven't watched Kurosawa's version yet
Brazil
Abstain
Abstain
 

Jim_K

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Depends on if I get bored with it. :)


My votes
Black Narcissus
Abstain no My Métier
The Lower Depths (Kurosawa)
Brazil
The Fatal Glass of Beer
Jimi Plays Monterey


Black Narcissus over In the Mood for Love 4-0

Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie over My Métier 1-0

The Lower Depths (Kurosawa) over The Lower Depths (Renoir) 1-0

Brazil over Alphaville 5-0

The Fatal Glass of Beer over The Golf Specialist 2-1

Shake! Otis at Monterey over Jimi Plays Monterey 3-1


Next

Throne of Blood
vs.
Henry V

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Straw Dogs
vs.
Knife in the Water

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That Obscure Object of Desire
vs.
The Pornographers

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Loves of a Blonde
vs.
Sullivan's Travels

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Do the Right Thing
vs.
I Vitelloni

WILD-CARD

Pool Sharks
vs.
The Barber Shop
 

SteveGon

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Knife in the Water
Do the Right Thing


Both tough choices. Abstain on the rest (only seen one in each matchup excepting the last. One of these days I'll get caught up...
 

Brook K

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Jeepers, don't log in for a day and see what I missed?

Old match (Just to show off since I can vote in more of these than Bill :D)
Black Narcissus
My Metier
abstain
Alphaville (you are all quite INSANE)
The Fatal Glass of Beer
Jimi Plays Monterey

Current Match

Throne of Blood
Straw Dogs (or as it's known in Georgia, Straw Dawgs)
That Obscure Object Of Desire (No contesto)
Sullivan's Travels
Do The Right Thing

The Barber Shop (Has one of Field's most outrageous, non-PC one-liners. I literally fell out of my chair laughing, though I felt a bit bad that I found the line so funny)
 

Bill McA

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Throne of Blood
Straw Dogs

abstain on The Pornographers - own it, haven't watched it yet
abstain - no Loves of a Blonde
abstain - no I Vitelloni

WILD-CARD

The Barber Shop
 

Jim_K

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My votes
Throne of Blood
Straw Dogs
That Obscure Object of Desire
Sullivan's Travels
I Vitelloni
The Barber Shop


Throne of Blood over Henry V 7-0

Straw Dogs over Knife in the Water 3-2

That Obscure Object of Desire over The Pornographers 2-0

Sullivan's Travels over Loves of a Blonde 3-0

Do the Right Thing over I Vitelloni 5-1

The Barber Shop over Pool Sharks 4-1



next

Band of Outsiders
vs.
Pickup on South Street

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Billy Liar
vs.
Rushmore

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Hearts and Minds
vs.
The Battle of Algiers

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Slacker
vs.
The 400 Blows

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Ordet
vs.
The Last Temptation of Christ

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Lola
vs.
Nights of Cabiria
 

SteveGon

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Pickup on South Street
Abstain
- No BL.
Abstain - Been years since I've seen either.
Slacker - Sympathy vote. :D
Abstain - Still need to watch Ordet.
Lola
 

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