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    SORRY!!! I was away from my computer all weekend.

    Team Bertolucci

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    Last Five Films I've Seen

    Halloween (Green, 2018) 9.5
    The House With A Clock In Its Walls (Roth, 2018) 6
    Life Itself (Fogelman, 2018) 2.5
    Widows (McQueen, 2018) 9.5
    Venom (Fleischer, 2018) 2.5
    First Man (Chazelle, 2018) 9
    Let The Corpses Tan (Cattet/Forzani, 2018) 8
    Assassination Nation (Levinson, 2018) 9

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    At this point I'll take Tyler Perry's 15-20 million.

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    Ant-Man and the Wasp - 5
    Hereditary - 7
    Won't You Be My Neighbor? - 7.5
    The Tale - 8

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    BlacKkKlansman (Lee, 2018) **** / 9.1
    Murder On The Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) *** / 8.3
    Mission: Impossible Fallout (McQuarrie, 2018) *** / 8.8
    Blindspotting (Estrada, 2018) *** / 8.4
    Leave No Trace (Granik, 2018) *** / 8.6
    Eighth Grade (Burnham, 2018) *** / 8.5
    Sorry To Bother You (Riley, 2018) **** / 9.2
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Bayona, 2018) ** / 5.9
    2001: A Space Odyssey [in 70mm] (Kubrick, 1968) **** / 10

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    Green Book is a great 8th round pick up. Has the potential to do very well in my opinion. I was wondering why no-one had taken in.
    Last 10 Movies Seen

    You Were Never Really Here
    (2018) 74
    A Quiet Place
    (2018) 65
    The Little Mermaid (1989) 59
    /The Lion King (1994) 55
    The Sheriff in Town
    (2017) 42
    /Pacific Heights (1990) 62

    Ready Player One
    (2018) 53

    /Deadpool
    (2016) 67
    Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017) 61
    The Death of Stalin (2017) 67

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    One of these Oscar nominee films has to make bank...?

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    Ant-Man and the Wasp - 5
    Hereditary - 7
    Won't You Be My Neighbor? - 7.5
    The Tale - 8

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    Hellboy got pushed back to April, by the way.
    Last Five Films I've Seen

    Halloween (Green, 2018) 9.5
    The House With A Clock In Its Walls (Roth, 2018) 6
    Life Itself (Fogelman, 2018) 2.5
    Widows (McQueen, 2018) 9.5
    Venom (Fleischer, 2018) 2.5
    First Man (Chazelle, 2018) 9
    Let The Corpses Tan (Cattet/Forzani, 2018) 8
    Assassination Nation (Levinson, 2018) 9

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    Ouch, that is some brutal timing. Skitch, Winston ... I'm afraid I have to ask the replacement or round average question already.
    The Night of the Hunted (Rollin, 1980) **1/2
    The Demoniacs (Rollin, 1974) **
    First Man (Chazelle, 2018) ***
    A Star is Born (Cooper, 2018) ***
    A Simple Favor (Feig, 2018) **1/2
    Mandy (Cosmatos, 2018) **1/2
    The Three Musketeers (Niblo, 1921) **
    Chi-Raq (Lee, 2015) ***1/2
    The Headless Woman (Martel, 2008) ***
    Searching (Chaganty, 2018) **

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    Fucks sake. I really wanted that pick. I doubt theres anything to beat a round four average, especially with Goosebumps in that round. Round average.
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    Quote Quoting transmogrifier (view post)
    Green Book is a great 8th round pick up. Has the potential to do very well in my opinion. I was wondering why no-one had taken in.
    I thought so too! Especially since I happened to be a volunteer outside its TIFF world premiere and if the sort of effusive reactions people had walking out of it become the sort of word of mouth recommendations it gets in its general release, I can imagine it being significant a sleeper hit. (Just gotta hope it does enough in those first four weeks for purposes of this league!)

    I was still pretty surprised it won the People's Choice Award at the festival because its profile seemed lower than so many other films there, but those who saw it definitely seemed unusually taken by it for it to make sense.

    Also the trailer is very slickly put together, even if I feel like it shows every significant beat of the movie.
    BlacKkKlansman (Lee, 2018) **** / 9.1
    Murder On The Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) *** / 8.3
    Mission: Impossible Fallout (McQuarrie, 2018) *** / 8.8
    Blindspotting (Estrada, 2018) *** / 8.4
    Leave No Trace (Granik, 2018) *** / 8.6
    Eighth Grade (Burnham, 2018) *** / 8.5
    Sorry To Bother You (Riley, 2018) **** / 9.2
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Bayona, 2018) ** / 5.9
    2001: A Space Odyssey [in 70mm] (Kubrick, 1968) **** / 10

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    Quote Quoting Spinal (view post)
    Ouch, that is some brutal timing. Skitch, Winston ... I'm afraid I have to ask the replacement or round average question already.
    Blech. Round Average.

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    Team Bertolucci

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    Last Five Films I've Seen

    Halloween (Green, 2018) 9.5
    The House With A Clock In Its Walls (Roth, 2018) 6
    Life Itself (Fogelman, 2018) 2.5
    Widows (McQueen, 2018) 9.5
    Venom (Fleischer, 2018) 2.5
    First Man (Chazelle, 2018) 9
    Let The Corpses Tan (Cattet/Forzani, 2018) 8
    Assassination Nation (Levinson, 2018) 9

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    Dang, I was hoping for Instant Family to slip through the cracks and pick it up last round.

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    Hellboy pushed back to April 12, 2019.

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    Uwe Boll movies > all Marvel U movies

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    Quote Quoting Dukefrukem (view post)
    Hellboy pushed back to April 12, 2019.
    We're way ahead of you.

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    Ant-Man and the Wasp - 5
    Hereditary - 7
    Won't You Be My Neighbor? - 7.5
    The Tale - 8

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    oh wow. I missed a whole page.

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    Uwe Boll movies > all Marvel U movies

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    Hrmmm.. Screw it. I'm seeing it this week and I hope for the best for it all around:

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    BlacKkKlansman (Lee, 2018) **** / 9.1
    Murder On The Orient Express (Branagh, 2017) *** / 8.3
    Mission: Impossible Fallout (McQuarrie, 2018) *** / 8.8
    Blindspotting (Estrada, 2018) *** / 8.4
    Leave No Trace (Granik, 2018) *** / 8.6
    Eighth Grade (Burnham, 2018) *** / 8.5
    Sorry To Bother You (Riley, 2018) **** / 9.2
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Bayona, 2018) ** / 5.9
    2001: A Space Odyssey [in 70mm] (Kubrick, 1968) **** / 10

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    Picks reorganized by player for my league:

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    Most Likely Winner: If I had to guess, Spinal might have the strongest overall lineup.
    Player With the Best 7-9 Roster: Spinal
    Player Who Loves Those Remakes: Ezee E
    Player With the Greatest Number of Films I Had Never Heard Of: Duke (4)
    Player Most Likely to Have Chosen a Movie Because it Had a Short, Snappy Title: Skitch
    My Biggest Dilemmas: Creed 2 vs. Green Book, Serenity vs. Fighting With My Family
    Last edited by transmogrifier; 09-28-2018 at 09:51 PM.
    Last 10 Movies Seen

    You Were Never Really Here
    (2018) 74
    A Quiet Place
    (2018) 65
    The Little Mermaid (1989) 59
    /The Lion King (1994) 55
    The Sheriff in Town
    (2017) 42
    /Pacific Heights (1990) 62

    Ready Player One
    (2018) 53

    /Deadpool
    (2016) 67
    Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (2017) 61
    The Death of Stalin (2017) 67

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    Based on these easy to read lists, if I could swap my picks with anyone, it would be trans.

    Prediction: Trans to win back to back seasons.

    Just Watched
    A bunch of crap until Infinity War

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    Windlands / The Division / Siege (Steam) ★★★★★
    Red Dead Redemption (PS3) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Star Trek: Discovery (S1) ★★★

    Currently Reading | Read
    The Dark Tower (King) ...



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

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    nevermind.

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    A bunch of crap until Infinity War

    Currently Playing | Played
    Windlands / The Division / Siege (Steam) ★★★★★
    Red Dead Redemption (PS3) ★★★★★

    TV Show Currently Watching | Watched
    Star Trek: Discovery (S1) ★★★

    Currently Reading | Read
    The Dark Tower (King) ...



    Thoughts / Youtube / Film Diary

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

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    The one film on trans' list I wonder about is Halloween. Both leagues valued it much higher I did, so I was surprised to see it go so early.

    Did anyone else consider taking a late-round chance on Suspiria? Ultimately, I couldn't convince myself to select arty horror beginning in limited release over a mediocre wide release option. But I thought about it.
    The Night of the Hunted (Rollin, 1980) **1/2
    The Demoniacs (Rollin, 1974) **
    First Man (Chazelle, 2018) ***
    A Star is Born (Cooper, 2018) ***
    A Simple Favor (Feig, 2018) **1/2
    Mandy (Cosmatos, 2018) **1/2
    The Three Musketeers (Niblo, 1921) **
    Chi-Raq (Lee, 2015) ***1/2
    The Headless Woman (Martel, 2008) ***
    Searching (Chaganty, 2018) **

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