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World Cup, Season 3, Match 2H: Romania vs Croatia vs Hong Kong (Dec 16th)

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Post by joachimt » November 25th, 2018, 3:46 pm

This is match 2H of the third season of iCM Forum's Film World Cup.

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RomaniaFilantropicaPhilanthropy2002clemmetareylinklink
CroatiaDeveti krugThe Ninth Circle1960Mochardlinklink
Hong KongLie huo qing chunNomad1982Smooverlinklink

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- You must watch all 3 films before you vote.
- To vote, rank the 3 films from most favorite to least favorite. (note: you're ranking the individual films, not the countries)

Voting deadline = Dec 16th
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The country that ends at 1st place proceeds to the next round. The ranking of the match will be decided using these rules:
- Ranked by lowest average ranking.
- In case of a tie between two movies, head-to-head determines the winner (how many people thought A>B and how many thought B>A).
- In case there's still a tie after the previous rule or there is a tie between all three movies, most #1-votes determines the winner.
- Still a tie? Fewest #3-votes determines the winner.
- Still a tie? The match will have a 3 day extension (except when the tie is only between #2 and #3).
Here's a quick summary of how the tournament worksShow
We start with 48 films from 48 countries. Each country has a manager who determines which movie will be watched. In the first round the countries are divided into 12 groups of 4. From each group the countries that end up at #1 and #2 proceed to the next round. In the 2nd round the 24 remaining countries will be divided into 8 groups of 3. The managers pick a new movie. The winner of each group proceeds to the next round. The final 8 countries compete one-on-one in the quarter finals (with a new movie of course) and so on till the final.
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Post by 72allinncallme » November 25th, 2018, 5:36 pm

1. Deveti krug 8/10
2. Filantropica 8/10
3. Lie huo qing chun 6/10

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Post by Nathan Treadway » November 27th, 2018, 5:15 am

1. Deveti krug
2. Lie huo qing chun
3. Filantropica

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Post by Mario Gaborović » November 27th, 2018, 10:56 pm

1. Filantropica
2. Deveti krug
3. Lie huo qing chun

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Post by Muellwind » November 28th, 2018, 3:48 pm

1. Deveti krug
2. Filantropica
3. Lie huo qing chun

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Post by clemmetarey » November 29th, 2018, 1:12 am

1. Filantropica (2002) 7/10
2. Deveti krug (1960) 6/10
3. Lie huo qing chun (1982) 5/10

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Post by Cocoa » November 29th, 2018, 10:25 pm

1. Deveti krug 7/10
2. Lie huo qing chun 4/10
3. Filantropica 3/10

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Post by joachimt » November 30th, 2018, 7:56 pm

That's pretty low, even for your standards, Cocoa. :o

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Post by Cocoa » November 30th, 2018, 9:53 pm

I hated the characters in Filantropica. It's supposed to be a comedy, but I didn't laugh once. Lie huo qing chun is a forgettable experience for me. Watched the film two months ago and I can't recall much about the film, but I know it was lackluster. Deveti krug was the last film I watched in the group and I knew within a minute that it was likely going to rank first for me, and luckily I enjoyed the film so this match wasn't a complete waste.

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Post by Smoover » December 2nd, 2018, 10:41 am

1. Lie huo qing chun 8/10
2. Deveti krug 8/10
3. Filantropica 6.5/10

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Post by zhangalan » December 2nd, 2018, 1:07 pm

1. Deveti krug
2. Lie huo qing chun
3. Filantropica

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Post by joachimt » December 3rd, 2018, 8:19 pm

1. Deveti krug 8/10
2. Filantropica 6/10
I enjoyed it although the lead character started to annoy me more and more during the movie, but not in a funny way.
3. Lie huo qing chun 4/10
For almost the entire movie it felt like I was watching some cheap softcore movie, except that I didn't see any boobs. The opening scene in the swimming pool was stupid. It had uninteresting characters, bad music and soapy romantic scenes. The last 15 minutes was completely different. Didn't make it any better though.

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Post by jvv » December 3rd, 2018, 8:46 pm

joachimt wrote:
December 3rd, 2018, 8:19 pm
3. Lie huo qing chun 4/10
For almost the entire movie it felt like I was watching some cheap softcore movie, except that I didn't see any boobs.
Exactly what I was thinking when I watched it.

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Post by jvv » December 3rd, 2018, 11:32 pm

1. Filantropica - 8/10
2. Deveti krug - 7/10
3. Lie huo qing chun - 3/10

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Post by zuma » December 4th, 2018, 2:01 am

01. Deveti krug

02. Filantropica

03. Lie huo qing chun

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Post by Lilarcor » December 6th, 2018, 9:19 pm

1. Deveti krug
2. Filantropica
3. Lie huo qing chun

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Post by Mario Gaborović » December 6th, 2018, 9:53 pm

Image Deveti krug: 20-4
Image Filantropica: 11-13
Image Lie huo qing chun: 5-19

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Post by Mochard » December 7th, 2018, 3:27 am

1. Deveti krug - 8/10
2. Lie huo qing chun - 5.5/10
3. Filantropica - 3/10

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Post by tommy_leazaq » December 7th, 2018, 3:10 pm

1. Deveti krug - 7.25 - Dušica Žegarac :wub:
2. Filantropica - 7 - Fine comedy
3. Lie huo qing chun - 3 - Looked like pg13 version of a soft porn film like numerous mainstream Bollywood/Kollywood films I have grown up with. :facepalm:

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Post by Mario Gaborović » December 7th, 2018, 3:39 pm

tommy_leazaq wrote:
December 7th, 2018, 3:10 pm
1. Deveti krug - 7.25 - Dušica Žegarac :wub:
Actually I don't find her much attractive in this very film. But later on she grew into this: (D:)
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Post by Armoreska » Yesterday, 6:00 pm

Mario has weird taste in women :/

Filantropica 7+
Deveti krug 7
Lie huo qing chun 5
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and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo

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Post by Mario Gaborović » Yesterday, 8:39 pm

Armoreska wrote:
Yesterday, 6:00 pm
Mario has weird taste in women :/
What do you mean by that? I said she turned from mildly good-looking to extremely hot (the shot I posted is from 1966 movie). Even later, as main hero's mother in The Promising Boy
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