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iCM Forum World Cup - Season 2 - Semi Finals schedule

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Post by joachimt » January 24th, 2017, 2:06 pm

Welcome to the schedule of iCM Forum World Cup - Season 2 - Semi Finals. If you don't know what this is. Read the preparation topic.

Rules in the Semi Finals:
- You must watch both films in a match before you vote.
- To vote, rank the 2 films from most favorite to least favorite. (note: you're ranking the individual films, not the countries)
- The winner of the match is the film that receives the most #1-votes.
- If there's no winner at the deadline, there's a three day extension of the match.

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Semi Finales scheduleShow
Match A: Jan 25th - Feb 8thShow
CountryOriginal TitleEnglish TitleYearManagerIMDBICM
Egypt678Cairo 6,7,82010tommy_leazaqlinklink
ItalyIl posto1961sortile9iolinklink
Match B: Feb 5th - Feb 19thShow
CountryOriginal TitleEnglish TitleYearManagerIMDBICM
SpainElisa, vida míaElisa, My Life1976montylinklink
USAYellow Sky1948klaus78linklink
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#2

Post by brokenface » January 24th, 2017, 2:25 pm

Ooh. I've only got one to watch (Egypt).

Italy and USA look like strong favourites to me on paper, but we shall see..

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Post by Armoreska » January 24th, 2017, 3:08 pm

and the final is
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Italy v Spain
well, idk ive only seen usa
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Post by Lonewolf2003 » January 24th, 2017, 3:20 pm

No sex comedy by monty? :lol:

I applaud klaus bold movie of going with a genre movie.
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Post by Angel Glez » January 24th, 2017, 4:27 pm

Mainstream! The four films got theatrical release in this country. :P

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Post by sortile9io » January 24th, 2017, 4:42 pm

Armoreska on Jan 24 2017, 08:08:11 AM wrote:and the final is
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Yes, please!
Lonewolf2003 on Jan 24 2017, 08:20:50 AM wrote:No sex comedy by monty? :lol:

I applaud klaus bold movie of going with a genre movie.
So do I and am delighted to see a western in particular, seems so proper and deserving for USA. It's going to be an interesting match, bringing tough action cowboys face to face with a pensive complex writer. I'm somehow surprised that monty has chosen a lesser known work of Carlos Saura instead of other more straightforward options like "La caza", "Bodas de sangre" or even "Peppermint frappé".

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Post by sortile9io » January 24th, 2017, 4:45 pm

joachimt on Jan 24 2017, 07:06:26 AM wrote:If you don't know what this is. Read the preparation topic.
Not important, but wrong link.

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Post by SkilledLunatic » January 24th, 2017, 4:54 pm

Lonewolf2003 on Jan 24 2017, 08:20:50 AM wrote:No sex comedy by monty? :lol:

I applaud klaus bold movie of going with a genre movie.
A western? Awesome :cowboy:

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Post by beavis » January 24th, 2017, 6:22 pm

three movies still to see, all but il Posto
need some help to get them though

first movie of this World Cup that is going to be a chore: a movie from the 40's and also a Western.... that movie has got a hill to climb if it is going to be the winner for me... too bad the IFFR is kicking off tomorrow also, because time is now verrrry limited for me, so chore's tend to get put backwards.... don't want to lose perfect attendance :)

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Post by joachimt » January 24th, 2017, 8:15 pm

beavis on Jan 24 2017, 11:22:17 AM wrote:three movies still to see, all but il Posto
Same here. :)
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Post by joachimt » January 25th, 2017, 8:17 pm

I should be starting SF-A now, but spare time is hard to find today. I hope to start it later this evening. Going out now...

Of course you can start watching already.
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Post by monty » February 3rd, 2017, 12:18 am

Just out of curiosty, how much time will the winnning managers of the sfs get to pick their final candidates?

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Post by joachimt » February 3rd, 2017, 9:48 am

monty on Feb 2 2017, 05:18:24 PM wrote:Just out of curiosty, how much time will the winnning managers of the sfs get to pick their final candidates?
A week or so. Just like last time.
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Post by Lonewolf2003 » February 3rd, 2017, 10:13 am

They could get a bit more time if we do a losers final first.

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Post by Lonewolf2003 » February 18th, 2017, 10:17 pm

Semi finals are almost over. Are we going to do a 3rd place final? If so when does it start? When do those manager have to hand in their moms? When does the real final start?

While there is no immediate reason to rush things, I don't think we have to delay it needlessly either. My suggestion would be noms for the 3rd place final in on Feb 26th. Start it on the 28th, end on March 13th. Noms for the final in on March 17th, start on March 18th, end on April 1st. (Unless the managers all already have their movies picked out, in which came the nomination time could be reduced).

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Post by monty » February 18th, 2017, 10:27 pm

Let's just do the finals.

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Post by Lonewolf2003 » February 18th, 2017, 10:33 pm

Even when the 3rd place final is sex-comedy round?
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Post by monty » February 18th, 2017, 10:34 pm

Name one Egyptian sex comedy then.

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Post by Lonewolf2003 » February 18th, 2017, 10:35 pm

I'm no expert in Egyptian cinema.

Either way it would be a change for you to promote another Spanish underseen flick.
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Post by joachimt » February 18th, 2017, 10:36 pm

We did a losers-final last year, so I think we'll do it this year as well. The dates you propose don't overlap like we normally do. I normally start matches on Sunday and Wednesday.

We can either start Sunday Feb 26th (deadline 25th) or start on Wednesday March 1st (deadline Feb 28th).
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Post by brokenface » February 18th, 2017, 10:42 pm

monty on Feb 18 2017, 03:27:55 PM wrote:Let's just do the finals.
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Post by monty » February 18th, 2017, 10:43 pm

When is the noms deadline for the finals? Waiting till the middle of next month seems a bit too far off.

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Post by joachimt » February 18th, 2017, 10:46 pm

monty on Feb 18 2017, 03:43:12 PM wrote:When is the noms deadline for the finals? Waiting till the middle of next month seems a bit too far off.
Who's talking about the middle of next month? The latest deadline I mentioned was Feb 28th. I prefer the 25th and starting on 26th though. That would mean the final starts on March the 8th.
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Post by jvv » February 18th, 2017, 11:10 pm

brokenface on Feb 18 2017, 03:42:54 PM wrote:
monty on Feb 18 2017, 03:27:55 PM wrote:Let's just do the finals.
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My preference as well.

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Post by Nathan Treadway » February 18th, 2017, 11:15 pm

monty on Feb 18 2017, 03:27:55 PM wrote:Let's just do the finals.
Is this a concession?!
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Post by joachimt » February 18th, 2017, 11:16 pm

I just added a poll to the OP to decide if we're doing a 3rd place match. Please vote.
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Post by Nathan Treadway » February 18th, 2017, 11:18 pm

joachimt on Feb 18 2017, 04:16:39 PM wrote:I just added a poll to the OP to decide if we're doing a 3rd place match. Please vote.
Absolutely!
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Post by Lonewolf2003 » February 19th, 2017, 1:59 am

joachimt on Feb 18 2017, 03:46:38 PM wrote:
monty on Feb 18 2017, 03:43:12 PM wrote:When is the noms deadline for the finals? Waiting till the middle of next month seems a bit too far off.
Who's talking about the middle of next month? The latest deadline I mentioned was Feb 28th. I prefer the 25th and starting on 26th though. That would mean the final starts on March the 8th.
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Post by XxXApathy420XxX » February 19th, 2017, 2:03 am

If we do a 3rd place match I'd say make it after the finals. Make it a nice bonus kind of thing.
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Post by Mario Gaborović » February 19th, 2017, 2:09 am

XxXApathy420XxX on Feb 18 2017, 07:03:05 PM wrote:If we do a 3rd place match I'd say make it after the finals. Make it a nice bonus kind of thing.
3rd place match is perfect for comedies IMO.

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Post by Armoreska » February 19th, 2017, 10:02 am

Looks like most people are too afraid of the next Egyptian offering. I vote for the bronze match before the gold match.
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Post by Mario Gaborović » February 19th, 2017, 10:21 am

Armoreska on Feb 19 2017, 03:02:12 AM wrote:Looks like most people are too afraid of the next Egyptian offering. I vote for the bronze match before the gold match.
It's not like 678 was bad. It's just that Il posto was too strong.

As I said, bronze match is perfect for everything you wanted to show that you like but you're afraid to do so.

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Post by sortile9io » February 19th, 2017, 10:54 am

Armoreska on Feb 19 2017, 03:02:12 AM wrote:Looks like most people are too afraid of the next Egyptian offering. I vote for the bronze match before the gold match.
Or maybe they just want to shorten a long competition that's going to take more than 14 months. And, yes, if there's a bronze match it should be before the final otherwise it will feel more like trash minutes.

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Post by joachimt » February 20th, 2017, 2:13 pm

Votes are split up:
9x yes
11x no
10x fine either way

So let's do the final first and afterwards the 3rd-place match. Anyone who's not interested can just ignore it.

I'll start a new topic for the finals in a few moments.
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Post by jvv » February 20th, 2017, 2:16 pm

I voted against a 3rd-place match, but if we're going to have one I would prefer it to be before the final.

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Post by Gershwin » February 20th, 2017, 3:32 pm

jvv on Feb 20 2017, 07:16:40 AM wrote:I voted against a 3rd-place match, but if we're going to have one I would prefer it to be before the final.
I voted "fine either way", but I agree with jvv.

Time for another poll, maybe? -_-
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Post by joachimt » February 20th, 2017, 4:09 pm

Gershwin on Feb 20 2017, 08:32:41 AM wrote:Time for another poll, maybe? -_-
No, fuck democracy! :P
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Post by monty » February 20th, 2017, 4:29 pm

joachimt on Feb 20 2017, 09:09:58 AM wrote:
Gershwin on Feb 20 2017, 08:32:41 AM wrote:Time for another poll, maybe? -_-
No, fuck democracy! :P
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Post by brokenface » February 20th, 2017, 6:52 pm

joachimt on Feb 20 2017, 07:13:56 AM wrote:Votes are split up:
9x yes
11x no
10x fine either way

So let's do the final first and afterwards the 3rd-place match. Anyone who's not interested can just ignore it.

I'll start a new topic for the finals in a few moments.
Last time I checked, 11 was a bigger number than 9 :mw_confused:

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Post by sortile9io » February 20th, 2017, 6:55 pm

The royal power of veto. :folded:

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