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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1630 on: October 06, 2017, 02:05:16 PM »
I've been waiting years to watch Farewell My Concubine for this bracket. Now is the time!

Raise the Red Lantern vs. Farewell my Concubine.

I've seen Red Lantern before, but not in a long time. I also always get it confused with Farewell my Concubine, so really tge match up was clandestine.
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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1631 on: October 06, 2017, 03:31:22 PM »
Speaking of bracket A, I'll take Perfect Blue v Cure.

Rice People does indeed have an impressive record, very curious to see how it fares this round.
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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1632 on: October 06, 2017, 05:21:17 PM »
I'll take Princess Mononoke (I've only seen it once) and Moving.


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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1633 on: October 07, 2017, 01:54:11 AM »
After the Rain vs The Scent of Green Papaya is an over early match up between two my favourites in the bracket.  Good luck with that one Jared.  Choose wisely.

Interstingly the two match-ups I was considering are two that have already been arranged, so as I have the option to be Player 2 on one of those I'm going to join BlueVoid with
Raise the Red Lantern vs Farewell My Concubine

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1634 on: October 07, 2017, 02:08:36 PM »
I'll take Only Yesterday and Made In Hong Kong if I may.

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1635 on: October 07, 2017, 03:58:50 PM »
Cool, and I'll take Pickpocket vs. M/Other.

PeacefulAnarchy is up next.

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1636 on: October 07, 2017, 04:09:09 PM »
Only two possible matchups of films I haven's seen, so I'll take:
Comrades, Almost a Love Story vs Like Grains of Sand

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1637 on: October 07, 2017, 04:15:05 PM »
I love it. That's a matchup of the two films I watched right before this bracket started, when we were still figuring out what films to include. Definitely whetted my appetite for what was to come.

You're up, oldkid!

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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1638 on: October 08, 2017, 04:11:32 AM »
I'd like Whisper of the Heart and Vive L'Amour
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Re: 1990s Far East Bracket
« Reply #1639 on: October 08, 2017, 04:19:59 AM »
Even though he didn't direct it, and considering you're watching the "sequel", you should be watching Whisper of the Heart, too.

My daughters have proclaimed that, of all Miyazaki movies, that is the only one they despised, and they refuse to watch it.  My wife and I saw it, and it was fine, but I'm not in a hurry to watch it again.

Eight short years later . . .

edit: Wait, Vive L'Amour and Whisper of the Heart aren't in the same group. If you want to stick with one of those two films, your options here are:

- Whisper of the Heart vs. Audition
- Whisper of the Heart vs. Days of Being Wild
- Hana-bi vs. Vive L'Amour
- The Hole vs. Vive L'Amour
- Spring in my Hometown vs. Vive L'Amour

Let me know.

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