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World Cup, Season 2, Match SF-A: Egypt vs Italy

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World Cup, Season 2, Match SF-A: Egypt vs Italy

#121

Post by weirdboy » February 7th, 2017, 4:34 pm

Congratulations!


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Post by SkilledLunatic » February 7th, 2017, 8:39 pm

Congratulations man!!!! :cheers: :party:

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Post by zhangalan » February 8th, 2017, 12:42 am

Congrat Big Daddy Gers!

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Post by funkybusiness » February 8th, 2017, 1:45 am

Congrats Papa Gert :party:

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#126

Post by cayado-coro » February 8th, 2017, 11:49 am

1. Il posto
2. 678

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#127

Post by Mario Gaborović » February 8th, 2017, 7:45 pm

Image678 - ImageIl posto: 4 - 25

16 hours left.

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#128

Post by Nathan Treadway » February 8th, 2017, 9:37 pm

Gershwin on Feb 7 2017, 09:01:38 AM wrote:
sortile9io on Feb 7 2017, 07:38:59 AM wrote:Where's Gershwin? He's been asking for "Il posto" for months and now he disappears.
joachimt on Feb 7 2017, 07:50:28 AM wrote:He's probably just late. He's often busy.
Let's say I'm just extremely happy, not only because Il posto is winning, but also because there's another little Gershwin (f/m) on its way. ^_^

Which makes me even more busy than normally, so I'm skipping this round - Cairo 678 doesn't look so interesting, tbh.
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#129

Post by SkilledLunatic » February 9th, 2017, 3:19 am

1. Il Posto
2. 678

Not a big fan of either films. Both were interesting watches though. But in the end, Il posto was just the best made film overall.
678 was a pretty interesting slice of Egyptian culture though.

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#130

Post by Mochard » February 9th, 2017, 6:10 am

1. Il Posto - 7/10
2. 678 - 7/10

Liked them both - Il Posto edges it for me. (now to read all the comments and see who is most likely to win)


edit: Wow! didn't expect it to be a whitewash to be honest. I actually enjoyed 678, I just preferred Il Posto.
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Post by Nathan Treadway » February 9th, 2017, 7:47 am

Mochard on Feb 8 2017, 11:10:20 PM wrote:Wow! didn't expect it to be a whitewash to be honest. I actually enjoyed 678, I just preferred Il Posto.
You and probably everyone else.
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“Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ (Matthew 25:37-40)

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#132

Post by PeacefulAnarchy » February 9th, 2017, 8:24 am

1. Il Posto 9/10
2. 678 5/10

I was hoping to rewatch Il posto, but didn't get the chance. Even so, I still remember it very fondly, a really beautiful coming of age film mixed with some slight bits of absurdist comedy.

678 has some sharp moments, but overall is rather weak filmmaking with overuse of a handheld camera and it's way overwritten. Not just in how blunt it is about the message, but the way it forces all these storylines together in the most hamfisted ways, sometimes even with no followup. I appreciate what it does, and there are some strong scenes and important ideas, but it doesn't come together well.

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#133

Post by mjf314 » February 9th, 2017, 10:58 am

1. Il posto
2. 678

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#134

Post by joachimt » February 9th, 2017, 1:35 pm

Match is over. Italy wins (obviously).

Final score and stats later today (I'm at work right now).
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Post by joachimt » February 9th, 2017, 6:00 pm

Image678 - ImageIl posto: 4 - 29
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#136

Post by joachimt » February 9th, 2017, 6:03 pm

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#137

Post by joachimt » February 9th, 2017, 6:06 pm

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#138

Post by PeacefulAnarchy » February 11th, 2017, 9:14 am

Was looking at 678 on imdb and the awards it won and found this:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1764141/awards
Chicago International Film Festival 2011
Best International Feature
Mohamed Diab

For addressing relevant social issues. It takes a strong stand on sexual harassment for women at home and work. It is a brave film for presenting women as an oppressor rather than a victim.
I wonder who wrote that, I very much doubt that's something the award said.

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