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Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« on: February 12, 2019, 10:01:59 AM »
This will be a countdown of the ninety films that factored most heavily in the voting. For each film, I'll list out any nominations it received plus where it ranked in other categories where it received at least two votes and placed within the top twenty.

Please feel free to comment in this thread during the countdown. I'll be spacing out the list to allow conversation to develop.

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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2019, 10:03:03 AM »
The following films only appeared on a single ballot (and thus won't be part of the countdown):

24 Frames
Adriana's Pact
Alpha
Andre the Giant
Aquaman
Asako I & II
Ash Is Purest White
Ava
Beast
Beautiful Boy
Beyond Words
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
Bodied
A Bread Factory, Part One
Bumblebee
Cam
Capernaum
Chappaquiddick
The China Hustle
Claire's Camera
Climax
Damsel
Dark Money
Dark River
Diamantino
Disobedience
Dog Days
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
The Dreamed Path
Early Man
The Endless
Every Day
Fahrenheit 11/9
The First Purge
Flesh and Blood
Flower
Foreboding
Foxtrot
A Futile and Stupid Gesture
Garden Party
Good Manners
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
Gundermann
Halloween
The Happytime Murders
The Hate U Give
Her Smell
Hold the Dark
I, Daniel Blake
In the Aisles
The Land of Steady Habits
Lean on Pete
Leto
Loveless
Makala
The Man with the Magic Box
Mary Shelley
McQueen
The Meg
Milla
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
The Mole Song: Hong Kong Capriccio
Mountain
My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea
Nancy
Night Comes On
Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
Ocean's Eight
Oh Lucy!
On the Beach at Night Alone
Overlord
Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo
The Paris Opera
Pendular
A Private War
Psychokinesis
The Ritual
Sarah Plays a Werewolf
Saving Brinton
Science Fair
Seder-Masochism
Shrek Retold
The Spy Who Dumped Me
SuperFly
Tehran Taboo
Terminal
They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
To All the Boys I've Loved Before
Trophy
Under the Tree
Unicorn
Upgrade
Vox Lux
The Waldheim Waltz

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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2019, 10:06:41 AM »
The following films appeared on just two or three ballots (the bolded films appeared on three) but without enough concentrated support to make the final countdown:

American Animals
Gemini
The Guilty
Hearts Beat Loud
How to Talk to Girls at Parties
In the Fade
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
The Little Stranger
The Other Side of the Wind
Private Life
Suspiria
Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
Transit
Unsane
Venom

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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2019, 10:08:16 AM »
Okay, the stage is set. I'll kick off the actual countdown two hours from now.

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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2019, 10:32:53 AM »
I'm sad Suspiria didn't get much love, although I didn't give it a whole ton either, so I am in part to blame.
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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2019, 11:19:22 AM »
I nominated it for Best Sound. Oh well.

I take it this means Mary Poppins Returns won’t be empty handed, so someone else saw it and liked it besides Junior and me.
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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2019, 11:29:30 AM »
I have seen some of those films.
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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2019, 11:58:31 AM »
I was 10 of the single ballot films, a couple of the 2-3.

I look forward to pix’s annual incantation of “When we love a film we really love a film” but maybe this year was more diffuse.

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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2019, 12:03:54 PM »
What, Early Man didn't get any other nomination than mine?!!!!!

Seriously, I thought someone would have given The Hate U Give more nominations.  And I'm disappointed that How to Talk to Girls at Parties didn't get enough, but I didn't promote it at all, when I should have.
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Re: Filmspots 2018: Official Nominations
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2019, 12:05:14 PM »

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