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    Fantasy Movie League: October 2017 - March 2018

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    LEAGUE A
    1. Lazlo - Star Wars: The Last Jedi $200
    2. Ivan Drago - Justice League $200
    3. Skitch - Thor: Ragnarok $200
    4. Winston - Black Panther
    5. Ezee - Coco $154

    1. Ezee - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle $200
    2. Winston - Ready Player One
    3. Skitch - Fifty Shades Freed
    4. Ivan Drago - A Wrinkle in Time
    5. Lazlo - Daddy's Home 2 $85

    1. Lazlo - Tomb Raider
    2. Ivan Drago - Blade Runner 2049 $83
    3. Skitch - Pitch Perfect 3 $98
    4. Winston - Cloverfield Paradox $0
    5. Ezee - Peter Rabbit

    1. Ezee - The Star $34
    2. Winston - Pacific Rim: Uprising
    3. Skitch - Annihilation
    4. Ivan Drago - Boo 2: A Madea Halloween $46
    5. Lazlo - Murder on the Orient Express $88

    1. Lazlo - The Post $65
    2. Ivan Drago - The Greatest Showman $100
    3. Skitch - Geostorm $32
    4. Winston - Maze Runner: The Death Cure
    5. Ezee - Early Man

    1. Ezee - Ferdinand $72
    2. Winston - Happy Death Day $54
    3. Skitch - 12 Strong $43
    4. Ivan Drago - Jigsaw $37
    5. Lazlo - Red Sparrow

    1. Lazlo - Sherlock Gnomes
    2. Ivan Drago - Paddington 2 $37
    3. Skitch - Only the Brave $17
    4. Winston - A Bad Moms Christmas $60
    5. Ezee - All the Money in the World $24

    1. Ezee - The Commuter $35
    2. Winston - Death Wish
    3. Skitch - Insidious: The Last Key $64
    4. Ivan Drago - The Snowman $7
    5. Lazlo - Proud Mary $20

    1. Lazlo - Molly's Game $24
    2. Ivan Drago - Thank You For Your Service $9
    3. Skitch - The Foreigner $33
    4. Winston - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri $19
    5. Ezee - Isle of Dogs

    LEAGUE B

    1. TGM - Star Wars: The Last Jedi $200
    2. Duke - Thor: Ragnarok $200
    3. Spinal - Justice League $200
    4. transmogrifier - Black Panther
    5. dreamdead - A Wrinkle in Time

    1. dreamdead - Murder on the Orient Express $88
    2. transmogrifier - Coco $154
    3. Spinal - Ready Player One
    4. Duke - Pitch Perfect 3 $98
    5. TGM - Blade Runner 2049 $83

    1. TGM - Boo 2: A Madea Halloween $46
    2. Duke - Pacific Rim: Uprising
    3. Spinal - Ferdinand $72
    4. transmogrifier - The Greatest Showman $100
    5. dreamdead- The Snowman $7

    1. dreamdead - The Shape of Water $23
    2. transmogrifier - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle $200
    3. Spinal - Peter Rabbit
    4. Duke - Fifty Shades Freed
    5. TGM - Daddy's Home 2 $85

    1. TGM - Cloverfield Paradox $0
    2. Duke - Annihilation
    3. Spinal - Tomb Raider
    4. transmogrifier - A Bad Moms Christmas $60
    5. dreamdead - Darkest Hour $35

    1. dreamdead - Happy Death Day $54
    2. transmogrifier - The Post $65
    3. Spinal - Red Sparrow
    4. Duke - Geostorm $32
    5. TGM - Maze Runner: The Death Cure

    1. TGM - Sherlock Gnomes
    2. Duke - Jigsaw $37
    3. Spinal - Paddington 2 $37
    4. transmogrifier - Wonder $104
    5. dreamdead - Lady Bird $22

    1. dreamdead - The Florida Project $1.67
    2. transmogrifier - The Commuter $35
    3. Spinal - Death Wish
    4. Duke - Leatherface $0
    5. TGM - The Foreigner $33

    1. TGM - Insidious: The Last Key $64
    2. Duke - Proud Mary $20
    3. Spinal - Downsizing $24
    4. transmogrifier - All the Money in the World $24
    5. dreamdead - God's Not Dead 3
    Last edited by Spinal; 02-17-2018 at 09:48 PM.

    Sinister (Derrickson, 2012) **1/2
    The Post (Spielberg, 2017) ***
    Phantom Thread (P.T. Anderson, 2017) ***1/2
    I, Tonya (Gillespie, 2017) **1/2
    Murder on the Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) **1/2
    Darkest Hour (Wright, 2017) ***
    The World of Tomorrow 2: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (Hertzfeldt, 2017) ***1/2
    Call Me By Your Name (Guadagnino, 2017) **
    The Shape of Water (del Toro, 2017) ****
    Loving Vincent (Kobiela/Welchman, 2017) **
    The Square (Östlund, 2017) ****

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    LEAGUE B

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    LEAGUE A

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    last four:
    dreamgirls - 7
    back to the future part iii - 8
    rebecca - 8
    babe: pig in the city - 6.5

    now reading:
    the making of 'star wars' by j.w. rinzler

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    LEAGUE B

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    Just Watched
    It (2017) ★★★★˝
    Bright (2017) ★★★
    Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) ★★★★
    Atomic Blonde (2017) ★★˝


    Currently Playing | Played
    Resident Evil IV (Steam) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Dark (S1) ★★★★★
    Agents of SHIELD (S4) ...
    Agents of SHIELD (S3) ★★★★★
    Agents of SHIELD (S2) ★★★★˝
    Agents of SHIELD (S1) ★˝
    The Punisher (S1) ★★★★

    Currently Reading | Read
    The Dark Tower (King) ...
    Songs of Susannah (King) ★★



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    I have to go to sleep now on my side of the world, so give me either [
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    Last 10 Movies Seen

    Thor: Ragnarok
    (2017) 66
    Brawl in Cell Block 99
    (2017) 60
    Mother! (2017) 61
    The Bar (2017) 25
    The Meyerowitz Stories
    (2017) 52
    Seeking a Friend at the End of the World (2012) 49

    Office
    (2015) 36

    Blade Runner 2049
    (2017) 67
    /Blade Runner (1982) 58
    The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) 57

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    LEAGUE B

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    To dreamdead for 2 picks.

    Sinister (Derrickson, 2012) **1/2
    The Post (Spielberg, 2017) ***
    Phantom Thread (P.T. Anderson, 2017) ***1/2
    I, Tonya (Gillespie, 2017) **1/2
    Murder on the Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) **1/2
    Darkest Hour (Wright, 2017) ***
    The World of Tomorrow 2: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (Hertzfeldt, 2017) ***1/2
    Call Me By Your Name (Guadagnino, 2017) **
    The Shape of Water (del Toro, 2017) ****
    Loving Vincent (Kobiela/Welchman, 2017) **
    The Square (Östlund, 2017) ****

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    LEAGUE A

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    Last Five Films I've Seen

    Black Panther (Coogler, 2018) 9
    Early Man (Park, 2018) 6
    Paddington 2 (King, 2018) 9
    Paddington (King, 2015) 9
    Romeo + Juliet (Luhrmann, 1996) WTF
    The Cloverfield Paradox (Onah, 2018) 5
    Mom and Dad (Taylor, 2018) 9


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    League A, if you ever want to 'pre-load' picks by sending a few options to me through private message, I am happy to put in your pick if you won't be available.

    Skitch, would you be able to do the same for League B?

    Sinister (Derrickson, 2012) **1/2
    The Post (Spielberg, 2017) ***
    Phantom Thread (P.T. Anderson, 2017) ***1/2
    I, Tonya (Gillespie, 2017) **1/2
    Murder on the Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) **1/2
    Darkest Hour (Wright, 2017) ***
    The World of Tomorrow 2: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (Hertzfeldt, 2017) ***1/2
    Call Me By Your Name (Guadagnino, 2017) **
    The Shape of Water (del Toro, 2017) ****
    Loving Vincent (Kobiela/Welchman, 2017) **
    The Square (Östlund, 2017) ****

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    Hmm, so those were the only sure things. Still, let's try some Oprah and Branagh...

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    Bob le flambeur - 7.5
    The Beguiled - 6
    All that Heaven Allows - 7
    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - 4

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    Quote Quoting Spinal (view post)
    Skitch, would you be able to do the same for League B?
    Sure.
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    Super interesting picks by dreamdead .... given is track record though, I'd say he's on to something.

    Just Watched
    It (2017) ★★★★˝
    Bright (2017) ★★★
    Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) ★★★★
    Atomic Blonde (2017) ★★˝


    Currently Playing | Played
    Resident Evil IV (Steam) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Dark (S1) ★★★★★
    Agents of SHIELD (S4) ...
    Agents of SHIELD (S3) ★★★★★
    Agents of SHIELD (S2) ★★★★˝
    Agents of SHIELD (S1) ★˝
    The Punisher (S1) ★★★★

    Currently Reading | Read
    The Dark Tower (King) ...
    Songs of Susannah (King) ★★



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    Quote Quoting Dukefrukem (view post)
    Super interesting picks by dreamdead .... given is track record though, I'd say he's on to something.
    Wrinkle could go either way. It could be next year's C.S. Lewis cinematic outgrowth, but it could also tank and disappear like The Dark Tower. Sarah loves those children's books, but I never really had exposure to them at any point, so I worry about this fate for all pre-teen boys.

    Ultimately, I have more confidence in the Agatha Christie adaptation.
    Bob le flambeur - 7.5
    The Beguiled - 6
    All that Heaven Allows - 7
    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - 4

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    Quote Quoting dreamdead (view post)
    Wrinkle could go either way. It could be next year's C.S. Lewis cinematic outgrowth, but it could also tank and disappear like The Dark Tower. Sarah loves those children's books, but I never really had exposure to them at any point, so I worry about this fate for all pre-teen boys.

    Ultimately, I have more confidence in the Agatha Christie adaptation.
    I think Wrinkle's a good pick. It's Disney and it's Ava DuVernay so it'll get a whole lot of attention. At worst I think it'll make Pete's Dragon money. I think by the time it was released Sony was basically dumping The Dark Tower because they knew it sucked.
    last four:
    dreamgirls - 7
    back to the future part iii - 8
    rebecca - 8
    babe: pig in the city - 6.5

    now reading:
    the making of 'star wars' by j.w. rinzler

    Letterboxd
    I Was a Teenage Movie Critic - The Podcast

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    Last 10 Movies Seen

    Thor: Ragnarok
    (2017) 66
    Brawl in Cell Block 99
    (2017) 60
    Mother! (2017) 61
    The Bar (2017) 25
    The Meyerowitz Stories
    (2017) 52
    Seeking a Friend at the End of the World (2012) 49

    Office
    (2015) 36

    Blade Runner 2049
    (2017) 67
    /Blade Runner (1982) 58
    The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) 57

    Stuff at Letterboxd


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    LEAGUE B

    Sigh, guess I'll let Spielberg burn me again.

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    Sinister (Derrickson, 2012) **1/2
    The Post (Spielberg, 2017) ***
    Phantom Thread (P.T. Anderson, 2017) ***1/2
    I, Tonya (Gillespie, 2017) **1/2
    Murder on the Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) **1/2
    Darkest Hour (Wright, 2017) ***
    The World of Tomorrow 2: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (Hertzfeldt, 2017) ***1/2
    Call Me By Your Name (Guadagnino, 2017) **
    The Shape of Water (del Toro, 2017) ****
    Loving Vincent (Kobiela/Welchman, 2017) **
    The Square (Östlund, 2017) ****

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    The Ritual - ***
    The Post - ** 1/2
    Phantom Thread - ***


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    Keep it rolling.

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    Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) ★★★★
    Atomic Blonde (2017) ★★˝


    Currently Playing | Played
    Resident Evil IV (Steam) ★★★★★

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    Agents of SHIELD (S3) ★★★★★
    Agents of SHIELD (S2) ★★★★˝
    Agents of SHIELD (S1) ★˝
    The Punisher (S1) ★★★★

    Currently Reading | Read
    The Dark Tower (King) ...
    Songs of Susannah (King) ★★



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    I'm already out of ideas. Wish League A would hurry up so I could steal some of theirs.
    Last 10 Movies Seen

    Thor: Ragnarok
    (2017) 66
    Brawl in Cell Block 99
    (2017) 60
    Mother! (2017) 61
    The Bar (2017) 25
    The Meyerowitz Stories
    (2017) 52
    Seeking a Friend at the End of the World (2012) 49

    Office
    (2015) 36

    Blade Runner 2049
    (2017) 67
    /Blade Runner (1982) 58
    The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) 57

    Stuff at Letterboxd


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    Quote Quoting transmogrifier (view post)
    I'm already out of ideas. Wish League A would hurry up so I could steal some of theirs.
    Ha! I was thinking the same. Pretty thin season as far I can tell.

    Sinister (Derrickson, 2012) **1/2
    The Post (Spielberg, 2017) ***
    Phantom Thread (P.T. Anderson, 2017) ***1/2
    I, Tonya (Gillespie, 2017) **1/2
    Murder on the Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) **1/2
    Darkest Hour (Wright, 2017) ***
    The World of Tomorrow 2: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts (Hertzfeldt, 2017) ***1/2
    Call Me By Your Name (Guadagnino, 2017) **
    The Shape of Water (del Toro, 2017) ****
    Loving Vincent (Kobiela/Welchman, 2017) **
    The Square (Östlund, 2017) ****

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    That only makes it more interesting.

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    Yeah its gonna be an interesting season. Come ooooon Winston lol
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    Thought about Blade Runner, but the R rating will hurt it.

    LEAGUE B

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    Just Watched
    It (2017) ★★★★˝
    Bright (2017) ★★★
    Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) ★★★★
    Atomic Blonde (2017) ★★˝


    Currently Playing | Played
    Resident Evil IV (Steam) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Dark (S1) ★★★★★
    Agents of SHIELD (S4) ...
    Agents of SHIELD (S3) ★★★★★
    Agents of SHIELD (S2) ★★★★˝
    Agents of SHIELD (S1) ★˝
    The Punisher (S1) ★★★★

    Currently Reading | Read
    The Dark Tower (King) ...
    Songs of Susannah (King) ★★



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    Quote Quoting D_Davis (view post)
    Uwe Boll movies > all Marvel U movies

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