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Vertigo 4
L'année dernière à Marienbad 6

I love Marienbad - I like boring French films where nothing happens! - and it is certainly in some respects a more original film, more novel in it's narrative (if it has one); for those who really don't get the big deal I'd recommend reading some Robbe-Grillet - I read Jealousy in college and I think that helped me appreciate this film immediately.

But I love Vertigo even more, regardless of whether it's just another crime drama...
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You guys are evil. :folded: I didn't want to have to make this call, especially since I helped Marienbad crack the top 5, but since you all are forcing me:

Hitchcock's best film > Resnais's second best film

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That's Marienbad out, last 2 votes can't change it.

Get that film out of here
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The final 4:

Vertigo 1
Ladri di biciclette
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Bummer. Now all that remains are inferior films. Feels dirty helping any of these win, but alas.

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Vertigo 2
Ladri di biciclette 2
Persona
La battaglia di Algeri 1

Still cutting Bicycle Thieves. Strong final four though, no doubt about it. *checks previous posts* Unless you're Onderhond I guess :D
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Vertigo 3
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Weird thing is I can't remember Battle of Algiers at all but apparently I rated it higher than Bicycle Thieves so there goes the vote


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Vertigo 3
Ladri di biciclette 5
Persona
La battaglia di Algeri 1


quite glad to have not been required to cast a vote in that cruel Vertigo vs Marienbad showdown
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Vertigo 4
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I pick Persona

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sol's got the power this round. Will it be Bicycle thieves out in 4th, or Vertigo vs Bicycle Thieves in a 3rd head to head for Vertigo in a row?
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Excellent final four. While I have my preferences (and am not playing in this rankdown game) any of these would be an acceptable winner in my book.
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Sorry to keep you in suspense, guys. I was asleep.

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It's strange to me how wel The Battle of Algiers is doing.
I checked our favourite movies list of last year and it's "only" sitting somewhere around the 80th place.

Good film for sure but would've never thought it'd reach a top 3 in this game.
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Coryn wrote: March 4th, 2021, 11:30 pm It's strange to me how wel The Battle of Algiers is doing.
I checked our favourite movies list of last year and it's "only" sitting somewhere around the 80th place.
It's the nature of the game. Films that are less widely hated advance higher than films that are polarising or have dedicated haters among the voting group.

Sansho the Bailiff - our #7 in the game - is surely the more surprising victor; only #134 on our 1001 Favourite Movies list last year.
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The final 3:

Vertigo
Persona
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Cutting the only film left not inside my all-time top 50 films.
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sol wrote: March 4th, 2021, 11:35 pm
Coryn wrote: March 4th, 2021, 11:30 pm It's strange to me how wel The Battle of Algiers is doing.
I checked our favourite movies list of last year and it's "only" sitting somewhere around the 80th place.
It's the nature of the game. Films that are less widely hated advance higher than films that are polarising or have dedicated haters among the voting group.

Sansho the Bailiff - our #7 in the game - is surely the more surprising victor; only #134 on our 1001 Favourite Movies list last year.
Of course, but I wouldn't think of The Battle of Algiers as a movie everyone would like, because of the different style it uses. Then again the game is kind of unpredictable.
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La battaglia di Algeri is pretty bad. Vertigo is just worse.

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Persona 3
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Vertigo 3
Persona 3
La battaglia di Algeri 3

Oh the suspense!
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I am awaiting a showdown between “classic pop art cinema” and “classic art house cinema”
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Vertigo 3
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Vertigo 3
Persona 4
La battaglia di Algeri 5
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Persona 4
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The final two:

Vertigo 1
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With only 2 left it could br confusing. Are you voting to cut Vertigo ?
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Voting to cut

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Vertigo 3
Persona
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