Author Topic: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections (Round 1)  (Read 14491 times)

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2010, 04:13:35 PM »
Stranger Than Paradise also is on the original list without being in a pairing as far as I can tell.

I'd included that one above already. Stranger Than Paradise and Major League were set to face films that were later deemed ineligible (Bad Timing and Bagdad Cafe, iirc).

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2010, 04:21:58 PM »
Yeah, realized this and couldn't delete my post fast enough. So I think we've got that all sorted. Downside for resurrections is they don't get a free pass to the second round, though I wouldn't say those 9 unpaired films would be distinctly favored on average.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2010, 04:28:02 PM »
My tentative list would be something like this
1. Stop Making Sense
2. Empire Strikes Back
3. Thin Blue Line
4. Times of Harvey Milk (haven't seen)
5. King of Comedy
6. Amadeus (haven't seen)
7. A Fish Called Wanda
8. Superman II/Big Trouble in Little China
9. Manhunter (haven't seen)
10. Streetwise (haven't seen)

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2010, 04:31:13 PM »
1. Ghostbusters
2. Clue
3. A Fish Called Wanda
4. Batman
5. Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
6. The King Of Comedy
7. Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan
8. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
9. The Secret Of NIMH
10. Commando

Also, what does this mean:

2. GothamCity151 Random Resurrection (The Big Red One vs. Vernon, Florida) 1 Day
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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2010, 04:39:30 PM »
Also, what does this mean:
2. GothamCity151 Random Resurrection (The Big Red One vs. Vernon, Florida) 1 Day

Through random selection you earned a second resurrection. Good thing you've got good taste in movies. :)

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2010, 04:46:39 PM »
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7. smirnoff 3rd Most Verdicts (12) 23.3 Days (avg)
I'll use this to resurrect Amadeus.

1. Commando
2. Altered States
3. Labyrinth
4. Bloodsport
5. Return of the Jedi
6. Ghostbusters
7. Pale Rider
8. Empire Strikes Back
9. Karate Kid
10. House of Games

Thanks for handling the resurrections pixote.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #16 on: August 27, 2010, 04:48:30 PM »
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7. smirnoff — 3rd Most Verdicts (12) — 23.3 Days (avg)
I'll use this to resurrect Amadeus.

Cool ... though the consensus resurrections come first, so Amadeus might already be phoenixed by that point.

"phoenixed" ... that's me, makin' up words to sound as hip as Buffy!

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #17 on: August 27, 2010, 04:53:47 PM »
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7. smirnoff 3rd Most Verdicts (12) 23.3 Days (avg)
I'll use this to resurrect Amadeus.

Cool ... though the consensus resurrections come first, so Amadeus might already be phoenixed by that point.

"phoenixed" ... that's me, makin' up words to sound as hip as Buffy!

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I'll double resurrect it!!! All the way!

Okay, well if Amadeus doesn't need it, just work down my ten until something sticks.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #18 on: August 27, 2010, 05:13:08 PM »
The fact that Die Hard is still up in the air worries me. There's about 25 unseen films out there I'm very interested by, and it's almost impossible to choose non-arbitrarily at this point, so consider this tentative.

1. The Right Stuff
2. Down by Law
3. House of Games (unseen)
4. Model (unseen)
5. Runaway Train (unseen)
6. King of Comedy (unseen)
7. Good Morning, Vietnam
8. Let's Get Lost (unseen)
9. Mystery Train (unseen)
10. The Empire Strikes Back

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #19 on: August 27, 2010, 05:30:00 PM »
I changed my list from the other thread to include resurrections (removed six from my list to make room for films I liked to get a second chance...)

1. A Fish Called Wanda
2. Born on the Fourth of July
3. Witness
4. Platoon
5. The Accidental Tourist
6. The King of Comedy
7. Absence of Malice
8. A Soldier's Story
9. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
10. The Big Chill
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