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Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954) (#4 seed)
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In a Lonely Place (Ray, 1950)
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Author Topic: TSPDT Best of 50's  (Read 2510 times)

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TSPDT Best of 50's
« on: August 11, 2017, 12:56:43 PM »
The best of the 50's Here is a link to the bracket.

Top 10 seeds!

1. Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958)
2. Tokyo Story (Ozu, 1953)
3. The Searchers (Ford, 1956)
4. Seven Samurai (Kurosawa, 1954)
5. Singin' in the Rain (Donen + Kelly, 1952)
6. Rashomon (Kurosawa, 1950)
7. The 400 Blows (Truffaut, 1959)
8. Touch of Evil (Welles, 1958)
9. Some Like it Hot (Wilder, 1959)
10. Ordet (Dreyer, 1955)

We will have a play-in round first before starting the tournament proper.

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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2017, 12:57:51 PM »
These are the only play-in round matches. We will start Round 1 once the 60's finishes.

The Day the Earth Stood Still (Wise, 1951) - Cairo Station (Chahine, 1958)
Pickup on South Street (Fuller, 1953) - Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Hawks, 1953)
The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (Bunuel, 1955) - The Crucified Lovers (Mizoguchi, 1954)
Moi, un noir (Rouch, 1958) - Roman Holiday (Wyler, 1953)
Black Orpheus (Camus, 1959) - Touchez pas au grisbi (Becker, 1954)
Big Deal on Madonna Street (Monicelli, 1958) - India: Matri Bhumi (Rosellini, 1959)
Night of the Demon (Tourneur, 1957) - The Tales of Hoffman (Powell + Pressburger, 1951)
The Ten Commandments (DeMille, 1956) - Anatahan (Sternberg, 1953)
Forbidden Planet (Wilcox, 1956) - Princess Yang Kwei Fei (Mizoguchi, 1955)
Street of Shame (Mizoguchi, 1956) - The Incredible Shrinking Man (Arnold, 1957)
Floating Weeds (Ozu, 1958) - Sawdust and Tinsel (Bergman, 1955)
Rififi (Dassin, 1955) - The Tarnished Angels (Sirk, 1957)
Bob le flambeur (Melville, 1956) - The Indian Tomb (Lang, 1959)
Othello (Welles, 1952) - Dracula (Fisher, 1958)

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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2017, 01:31:21 PM »
You're a madman.

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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2017, 02:11:35 PM »
Yay, more voting on stuff!

The Day the Earth Stood Still (Wise, 1951) - Cairo Station (Chahine, 1958)
Pickup on South Street (Fuller, 1953) - Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Hawks, 1953)
The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (Bunuel, 1955) - The Crucified Lovers (Mizoguchi, 1954)
Moi, un noir (Rouch, 1958) - Roman Holiday (Wyler, 1953)
Black Orpheus (Camus, 1959) - Touchez pas au grisbi (Becker, 1954)
Big Deal on Madonna Street (Monicelli, 1958) - India: Matri Bhumi (Rosellini, 1959)
Night of the Demon (Tourneur, 1957) - The Tales of Hoffman (Powell + Pressburger, 1951)
The Ten Commandments (DeMille, 1956) - Anatahan (Sternberg, 1953)
Forbidden Planet (Wilcox, 1956) - Princess Yang Kwei Fei (Mizoguchi, 1955)
Street of Shame (Mizoguchi, 1956) - The Incredible Shrinking Man (Arnold, 1957)
Floating Weeds (Ozu, 1958) - Sawdust and Tinsel (Bergman, 1955)
Rififi (Dassin, 1955) - The Tarnished Angels (Sirk, 1957)
Bob le flambeur (Melville, 1956) - The Indian Tomb (Lang, 1959)
Othello (Welles, 1952) - Dracula (Fisher, 1958)

Cairo Station is in my top 100, but I fully expect it to get crushed, especially by a genre film :/ (or not... it's ahead at the moment :) )
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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2017, 02:24:39 PM »
Cairo Station is in my top 100, but I fully expect it to get crushed, especially by a genre film :/ (or not... it's ahead at the moment :) )

You're welcome.

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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2017, 07:05:28 PM »
Nothing I can vote for yet, but go Day the Earth Stood Still.

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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2017, 12:03:55 AM »
Voting is fun, even when you have to sit on the sidelines for a minute.
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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2017, 05:55:34 AM »
You're a madman.

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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2017, 10:57:41 AM »
results of the play-in round:

The Day the Earth Stood Still (Wise, 1951) - Cairo Station (Chahine, 1958) = 4-4 (higher seed)
Pickup on South Street (Fuller, 1953) - Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Hawks, 1953) = 5-3
The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (Bunuel, 1955) - The Crucified Lovers (Mizoguchi, 1954) = 3-2
Moi, un noir (Rouch, 1958) - Roman Holiday (Wyler, 1953) = 2-5
Black Orpheus (Camus, 1959) - Touchez pas au grisbi (Becker, 1954) = 3-5
Big Deal on Madonna Street (Monicelli, 1958) - India: Matri Bhumi (Rosellini, 1959) = 3-3 (higher seed)
Night of the Demon (Tourneur, 1957) - The Tales of Hoffman (Powell + Pressburger, 1951) = 6-1
The Ten Commandments (DeMille, 1956) - Anatahan (Sternberg, 1953) = 1-2
Forbidden Planet (Wilcox, 1956) - Princess Yang Kwei Fei (Mizoguchi, 1955) = 4-3
Street of Shame (Mizoguchi, 1956) - The Incredible Shrinking Man (Arnold, 1957) = 3-5
Floating Weeds (Ozu, 1958) - Sawdust and Tinsel (Bergman, 1955) = 3-3 (higher seed)
Rififi (Dassin, 1955) - The Tarnished Angels (Sirk, 1957) = 7-2
Bob le flambeur (Melville, 1956) - The Indian Tomb (Lang, 1959) = 6-2
Othello (Welles, 1952) - Dracula (Fisher, 1958) = 2-4

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Re: TSPDT Best of 50's
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2017, 11:00:42 AM »
Round 1!

Vertigo (Hitchcock, 1958) (#1 seed) - The Day the Earth Stood Still (Wise, 1953)
Le Plaisir (Ophuls, 1952) - Pyaasa (Dutt, 1957)
Imitation of Life (Sirk, 1959) - Smiles of a Summer Night (Bergman, 1955)
Night and Fog (Resnais, 1955) - Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Wise, 1956)
Pather Panchali (Ray, 1955) - Mother India (Khan, 1957)
The World of Apu (Ray, 1959) - The Big Heat (Lang, 1953)
North By Northwest (Hitchcock, 1959) - The Sun Shines Bright (Ford, 1953)
The Wages of Fear (Clouzot, 1953) - 12 Angry Men (Lumet, 1957)