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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2017, 03:57:26 AM »
Is it okay if I keep everything in just one column? Tabulating looks better on the page but I find it hell to deal with the code.

Sure, up to you. I was originally reluctant to suggest columns because I thought the code would be a turn-off, but then I realized it's actually very little code that's completely unobtrusive when you go to make edits to your posts. Quote the sample above and you'll see.

Let's say I already have a full list of five nominations in one of the categories and come back from the cinema. The movie is not quite good enough to replace any of the ones already present on the ballot but could have made its way into the list had the year been slightly weaker so far. Should I then still fyc it? It seems to me I should since the entire fyc process is mostly about notifying people about what they could be interested in watching, but after all the talk about people fycing too much this year, I thought the question merited to be asked.

I plan to expand my personal ballot to six or more nominees in categories where some of my top choices are unlikely to gain any sort of collective traction (festival films, e.g.). Otherwise, though, if I have five popular choices that I feel really strongly about, I don't see myself calling attention to an alternate choice that might take a spot away from one of my favorites.

In other words, it's probably a case-by-case-basis choice for us each to make. Ideally, people only FYC things that truly think are award-worthy and avoid, like, "Here's something that's decently good that could maybe fill out someone else's weak sauce ballot." The presence of those options occasionally seems to dilute the quality of the eventual nominees.

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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2017, 04:53:58 AM »
Yeah you're right, it's pretty simple. Why does the colour change to light charcoal though ?
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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #22 on: January 31, 2017, 04:37:09 PM »
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Best Picture
1. 20th Century Women
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4.
5.

Best Director
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4.
5.

Best Original Screenplay
1. 20th Century Women
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4.
5.

Best Adapted Screenplay
1.
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4.
5.

Best Actor
1. Split- James McAvoy
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4.
5.

Best Actress
1. 20th Century Women- Annette Bening
2. Things to Come- Isabelle Huppert
3. Split- Anya Taylor-Joy
4.
5.

Best Supporting Actor
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4.
5.

Best Supporting Actress
1. 20th Century Women- Greta Gerwig
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4.
5.

Best Ensemble Cast
1. 20th Century Women
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4.
5.
Best Non-English Language Film
1. Things to Come
2. Train to Busan
3.
4.
5.

Best Animated Film
1.
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4.
5.

Best Documentary
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Editing
1. 20th Century Women
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4.
5.

Best Sound
1.
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3.
4.
5.

Best Score
1.
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3.
4.
5.

Best Soundtrack
1. 20th Century Women
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3.
4.
5.

Best Cinematography
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3.
4.
5.

Best Art Direction
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Best Visual Effects
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5.

Best Surprise
1. Split
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5. 
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Best Debut Feature
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Best Dramatic Scene
1. 20th Century Women- Gerwig gets some news
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Best Comedic Scene
1. 20th Century Women- Menstruation talk
2. Split- McAvoy dancing
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4.
5.

Best Shot
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Best Line
1. 20th Century Women- "Half the time I regret it." "Then why do you do it?" "Because half the time I don't regret it."
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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2017, 02:15:41 PM »
I'll do my best here:

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Best Picture
1. The Lego Batman Movie
2. Dunkirk
3. Get Out
4. Baby Driver
5. The Big Sick

Best Director
1. Jordan Peele, Get Out
2. Edgar Wright, Baby Driver
3. Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
4.
5.

Best Original Screenplay
1. The Lego Batman Movie
2. Get Out
3. It Comes At Night
4. The Big Sick
5. Dunkirk

Best Adapted Screenplay
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Actor
1. James McAvoy- Split
2. Kumail Nanjiani- The Big Sick
3.
4.
5.

Best Actress
1. Annette Benning- 20th Century Women
2. Zoe Kazan- The Big Sick
3.
4.
5.

Best Supporting Actor
1. Patrick Stewart- Logan
2. "Lil Rel" Howry- Get Out
3. Jason Sudekis- Colossal
4. Michael Fassbender- Alien: Covenant
5. Jamie Foxx- Baby Driver

Best Supporting Actress
1. Greta Gerwig- 20th Century Women
2. Catherine Keener- Get Out
3. Holly Hunter- The Big Sick
4.
5.

Best Ensemble Cast
1. Dunkirk
2.
3.
4.
5.
Best Non-English Language Film
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2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Animated Film
1. The Lego Batman Movie
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4.
5.

Best Documentary
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4.
5.

Best Editing
1. Dunkirk
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4.
5.

Best Sound
1. Baby Driver
2. Dunkirk
3.
4.
5.

Best Score
1. Dunkirk
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3.
4.
5.

Best Soundtrack
1. Guardians Of The Galaxy: Vol. 2
2. Baby Driver
3.
4.
5.

Best Cinematography
1. Dunkirk
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Art Direction
1. Dunkirk
2.
3.
4.
5.
Best Visual Effects
1. Kong: Skull Island
2. War For The Planet Of The Apes
3.
4.
5.

Best Surprise
1. Kong: Skull Island
2. Get Out
3. Colossal
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5. 
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10.

Best Debut Feature
1. Get Out
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3.
4.
5.

Best Dramatic Scene
1. Logan- Xavier's bed monologue
2. John Wick 2- Opening
3. Fate Of The Furious- Zombie Cars
4. A Ghost Story- Mournful pie-eating
5.

Best Comedic Scene
1. Opening fight scene- Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2
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Best Shot
1.  Fate Of The Furious- Cars falling out of parking garage
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Best Line
1. "My turds are famously large!" -Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2
2. "9/11 was a tragedy. We lost 19 of our best guys." -The Big Sick
3.
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5.
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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #24 on: February 14, 2017, 02:29:49 PM »
This year I want to make an effort to keep my ballot up-to-date throughout the year. I'd love it if as many people as possible followed suit, as this thread could make a great complement to the FYC threads. In fact, in at the end of June, September, and December, I'll try to use the in-progress ballots in this thread to update the FYC threads. Sound good?

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The 2017 Filmspot FYC Threads are now up! These personal ballots will be a great way to keep up with everything this year, so be sure to check out the FYC threads to help maintain your ballot throughout the year.

We also strongly encourage you to FYC anything on your ballot you feel passionate about in order to get it on fellow filmspotters radars! As pixote mentioned, we will plan to periodically review ballots and include any FYCs that have not been put forth otherwise throughout the year.

Happy Filmspotting!

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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #25 on: July 26, 2017, 10:05:37 AM »
I updated my ballot, with the movies if not with the proper order. I don't know if it's any use at this point but there you go. I really should revise what movies I nominate. There are some early nominations I now regret and I have already filled important categories halfway through the year.
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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #26 on: Yesterday at 01:25:25 PM »
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Best Picture
1. Dawson City: Frozen Time
2. Call Me By Your Name
3. Our Time Will Come
4. Get Out
5. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Director
1. Dawson City: Frozen Time
2. Get Out
3. Call Me By Your Name
4. Our Time Will Come
5. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Original Screenplay
1. Get Out
2. Columbus
3. The Big Sick
4. 20th Century Women
5.

Best Adapted Screenplay
1. Call Me By Your Name
2. The Lost City of Z
3. Logan
4. Baahubali 2:The Conclusion
5. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Actor
1. Daniel Kaluuya - Get Out
2. Timothée Chalamet - Call Me By Your Name
3. John Cho - Columbus
4. Prabas - Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
5. Samuel L. Jackson - I Am Not Your Negro

Best Actress
1. Xun Zhou - Our Time Will Come
2. Cynthia Nixon - A Quiet Passion
3. Haley Lu Richardson - Columbus
4. Annette Benning - 20th Century Women
5. Margot Robbie - I, Tonya

Best Supporting Actor
1.
2. Sebastian Stan - I, Tonya
3. Michael Stuhlbarg - Call Me By Your Name
4. Eddie Peng - Our Time Will Come
5. Billy Crudup - 20th Century Women

Best Supporting Actress
1. Holly Hunter - The Big Sick
2. Greta Gerwig - 20th Century Women
3. Tiffany Haddish - Girl's Trip
4.
5.

Best Ensemble Cast
1. Call Me By Your Name
2. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
3. Get Out
4. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
5. 20th Century Women
Best Non-English Language Film
1. Our Time Will Come
2. Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
3. Raw
4. Bad Genius
5.

Best Animated Film
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Documentary
1. Dawson City: Frozen Time
2. I Am Not Your Negro
3. The Work
4. Whose Streets?
5. Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Best Editing
1. Dawson City: Frozen Time
2. Call Me By Your Name
3. Get Out
4. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
5. Whose Streets?

Best Sound
1. Dunkirk
2. Dawson City: Frozen Time
3. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
4. Bad Genius
5. The Lost City of Z

Best Score
1. Dawson City: Frozen Time
2. Wonder Woman
3. Our Time Will Come
4. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
5. Raw

Best Soundtrack
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Cinematography
1.
2.
3. Our Time Will Come
4.
5.

Best Art Direction
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Best Visual Effects
1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Surprise
1. Dawson City: Frozen Time
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3.
4.
5. 
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9.
10.

Best Debut Feature
1. Get Out
2. Raw
3. Whose Streets?
4.
5.

Best Dramatic Scene
1. Dawson City: Frozen Time - The Fire
2. Wonder Woman - No Man's Land
3. Call Me By Your Name - Final Shot
4. Whose Streets? - Final Scene
5. Our Time Will Come - Lan's Decision

Best Comedic Scene
1. 20th Century Women - Dinner Party Menstruation
2.
3.
4. John Wick 2 - Silencer Stroll
5. Wonder Woman - Sailing

Best Shot
1. Dawson City: Frozen Time - Hand Reaches Out From The Damage
2. Wonder Woman - Under Fire in No-Man's Land
3. Get Out - In Tears
4.
5.

Best Line
1. Film was born of an explosive.
2. 9/11 was a tragedy. We lost 19 of our best guys.
3. "I just think that having your heart broken is a tremendous way to learn about the world."
4. "Now you're in the sunken place."
5.
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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #27 on: Yesterday at 02:17:48 PM »
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Best Picture
1.
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5.

Best Director
1.
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4.
5.

Best Original Screenplay
1.
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3.
4.
5.

Best Adapted Screenplay
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Actor
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Actress
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Supporting Actor
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Supporting Actress
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Ensemble Cast
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Best Non-English Language Film
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Animated Film
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Documentary
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Editing
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Sound
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Score
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Soundtrack
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Cinematography
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Art Direction
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Best Visual Effects
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Surprise
1.
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3.
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5. 
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Best Debut Feature
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Dramatic Scene
1.
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4.
5.

Best Comedic Scene
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3.
4.
5.

Best Shot
1. 
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4.
5.

Best Line
1.
2.
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5.

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Re: Filmspots 2017: Personal Ballots
« Reply #28 on: Today at 07:47:30 PM »
Best Picture
1. Call Me By Your Name
2. The Salesman
3. The Florida Project
4. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
5. Faces Places

Best Director
1. Luca Guadagnino, Call Me By Your Name
2. Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
3. Asghar Farhadi, The Salesman
4. Sean Baker, The Florida Project
5. Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Original Screenplay
1. The Salesman
2. Lady Bird
3. The Florida Project
4. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
5. The Big Sick

Best Adapted Screenplay
1. Call Me By Your Name

Best Actor
1. Shahab Hosseini, The Salesman
2. Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
3. Harris Dickinson, Beach Rats
4. Robert Pattinson, Good Time
5. Chadwick Boseman, Marshall

Best Actress
1. Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
2. Brooklynn Prince, The Florida Project
3. Frances McDormand, Three Billboards
4. Taraneh Alidoosti, The Salesman
5. Haley Lu Richardson, Columbus

Best Supporting Actor
1. Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards
2. Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
3. Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name
4. Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards
5. Ben Safdie, Good Time

Best Supporting Actress
1. Bria Vinaite, The Florida Project
2. Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
3. Holly Hunter, The Big Sick
4. Mela Murder, The Florida Project
5. Elle Fanning, 20th Century Women

Best Ensemble Cast
1. Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri
2. Lady Bird
3. The Florida Project
4. The Salesman
5. Dunkirk

Best Non-English Language Film
1. The Salesman
2. Faces Places
3. 
4. 
5. 

Best Animated Film
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Documentary
1. Faces Places
2.
3. 
4. 
5. 
 

Best Editing
1. The Salesman
2. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
3. Call Me By Your Name
4. Dunkirk
5. Faces Places
 
Best Sound
1. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
2. The Florida Project
3. Dunkirk
4. Good Time
5. The Salesman

Best Score
1. Call Me By Your Name
2. Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri
3. Lady Bird
4. Good Time
5. Rat Film

Best Soundtrack
1. Call Me By Your Name
2. Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri

Best Cinematography
1. Call Me By Your Name
2. Dunkirk
3. The Florida Project
4. Beach Rats
5. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Art Direction
1. The Florida Project
2. Call Me By Your Name
3. Dunkirk
4. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
5. Lady Bird

Best Visual Effects
1. Dunkirk
2. 
3. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
4. 
5. Wonder Woman
 
Best Surprise
1. The Big Sick
2. Good Time

Best Debut Feature
1.  Lady Bird

Best Dramatic Scene
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Comedic Scene
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Shot
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Line
1.
2.
3. "...that we know of yet." — Lady Bird
4.
5.