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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #30 on: August 28, 2010, 04:25:28 PM »
Kicked out - I definitely read a verdict yesterday in which it lost.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #31 on: August 28, 2010, 05:00:20 PM »
cool - gonna settle on this for now:

1. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
2. Tron
3. Platoon
4. The Muppets Take Manhattan
5. Ghostbusters
6. Dead Poets Society
7. Batman
8. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
9. Labyrinth
10. Blow Out

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #32 on: August 28, 2010, 07:57:22 PM »
1. Dangerous Liaisons
2. A Fish Called Wanda
3. Gloria
4. The Little Mermaid
5. The Dead
6. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
7. Streetwise
8. Labyrinth
9. The Times of Harvey Milk
10. Coal Miner's Daughter

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #33 on: August 28, 2010, 08:10:52 PM »
1. Amadeus
2. The Empire Strikes Back
3. Drugstore Cowboy
4. Clue
5. Ghostbusters
6. The Right Stuff
7. The Thin Blue Line
8. Big Trouble in Little China
9. Coal Miner's Daughter
10. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

I want all of you who hated my Drugstore Cowboy verdict to note this list. Also, yay Clue!

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #34 on: August 28, 2010, 10:00:35 PM »
I'm just about to start Tron. We'll see if it makes my final list.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #35 on: August 28, 2010, 11:23:20 PM »
I'm just about to start Tron. We'll see if it makes my final list.

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If you're making a list of horribly dated films that have no business being resurrected over actual good films, it's a shoo-in!

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #36 on: August 28, 2010, 11:32:55 PM »
I'm just about to start Tron. We'll see if it makes my final list.

If you're making a list of horribly dated films that have no business being resurrected over actual good films, it's a shoo-in!

So Big Trouble in Little China is actually pretty good? I've always been skeptical about that one.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #37 on: August 29, 2010, 01:57:29 AM »
I'm just about to start Tron. We'll see if it makes my final list.

If you're making a list of horribly dated films that have no business being resurrected over actual good films, it's a shoo-in!

So Big Trouble in Little China is actually pretty good? I've always been skeptical about that one.

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I don't think it's great, but it's a lot of fun mostly because of Kurt. I wouldn't be too upset if it wasn't in the bracket and I'd definitely take Superman II over it.

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #38 on: August 29, 2010, 04:04:37 AM »
1. Aliens (This seriously didn't make it in?)
2. Amadeus
3. A Nightmare on Elm Street 4:The Dream Master
4. First Blood
5. Dream Warriors
6. Tootsie
7. A Fish Called Wanda
8. Stop Making Sense
9. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
10. Heaven's Gate (Haven't seen it.)

So Aliens is already in after all. Got a new number ten?

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Re: 1980s US Bracket: Resurrections
« Reply #39 on: August 29, 2010, 04:21:07 AM »
Based on just the (tentative) top ten (or less) lists from íKeith!, Bill Thompson, Bondo, Emiliana, flieger, GothamCity151, jbissell, michael x, 'Noke, pixote, roujin, Sam, smirnoff, StudentOFilm, and tinyholidays, here's how things are looking so far:

Six Votes
A Fish Called Wanda
Amadeus
The Empire Strikes Back

Five Votes
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
The Times of Harvey Milk

Four Votes
Clue
Ghostbusters
Streetwise
The King Of Comedy
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Three Votes
Labyrinth
Manhunter
Stop Making Sense
The Thin Blue Line

Two Votes
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
Batman
Blow Out
Coal Miner's Daughter
Commando
Drugstore Cowboy
First Blood
Glory
Model
Platoon
The Big Chill
The Little Mermaid
The Right Stuff
Tootsie

One Vote
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4:The Dream Master
A Soldier's Story
Absence of Malice
Altered States
Big Trouble in Little China
Bloodsport
Body Double
Born on the Fourth of July
Cracking Up
Dangerous Liaisons
Dead Poets Society
Down by Law
Dressed to Kill
F/X
Gloria
Good Morning, Vietnam
Heaven's Gate
House of Games
Ishtar
Karate Kid
Let's Get Lost
Liquid Sky
Mystery Train
On Golden Pond
Pale Rider
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Return of the Jedi
Runaway Train
Something Wild
Sophie's Choice
Spaceballs
Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Superman II/Big Trouble in Little China
Tender Mercies
The Accidental Tourist
The Dead
The Great Mouse Detective
The Muppets Take Manhattan
The Secret Of NIMH
Three Amigos
Tron
Willow
Witness

I think I'll probably give everyone till Wednesday to post their lists here, then there will be some sort of run-off voting (via PM) to come up with a top seven. So if you realize you're the only one voting for a film, you may want to switch your vote to something else that's going to get at least two or three total votes. (It's better if you repost your entire list rather than edit your original post; otherwise I might never see any changes.) Alternatively, you should start hyping the titles that other people are overlooking.

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