Welcome to the ICM Forum. If you have an account but have trouble logging in, or have other questions, see THIS THREAD.
NOTE: Board emails should be working again. Information on forum upgrade and style issues.
Podcast: Talking Images (Episode 22 released November 17th * EXCLUSIVE * We Are Mentioned in a Book!!! Interview with Mary Guillermin on Rapture, JG & More)
Polls: Directors (Results), 1929 (Results), Directorial Debut Features (Mar 12th), DtC - Nominations (Mar 20th), Favourite Movies (Mar 28th)
Challenges: UK/Ireland, Directed by Women, Waves from around the World
Film of the Week: Lean on Pete, April nominations (Apr 1st)

World Cup, Season 3, Match 2B: Greece vs Spain vs Brazil (Sep 23rd)

tommy_leazaq
Donator
Posts: 3624
Joined: May 18th, 2011, 6:00 am
Location: Chennai, India
Contact:

#41

Post by tommy_leazaq »

1. O drakos
2. Belle Epoque
3. Seven headed beast
edward5
Posts: 314
Joined: August 3rd, 2013, 6:00 am
Contact:

#42

Post by edward5 »

1. O drakos. 6/10
2. Bicho de Sete Cabeças. 6/10
3. Belle Epoque. 6/10
User avatar
joachimt
Donator
Posts: 33426
Joined: February 16th, 2012, 7:00 am
Location: Netherlands
Contact:

#43

Post by joachimt »

About 1.5 days left.

Image O drakos: 1.571 (40-16)
Image Belle Epoque: 2.179 (23-33)
Image Bicho de Sete Cabeças: 2.25 (21-35)
ICM-profile
Fergenaprido: "I find your OCD to be adorable, J"
User avatar
Armoreska
Posts: 12851
Joined: November 1st, 2012, 6:00 am
Location: Ukraine, former Free Territory
Contact:

#44

Post by Armoreska »

1. Bicho de Sete Cabecas 8-
2. O drakos 7-
3. Belle Epoque 5
Once again I'm backing the bottom movie.
Spain never stood chance with me with this typical meandering slice of family life. Funny it's also the most checked film ever to take part.
This leads to Spain losing its unique standing as a semifinalist of each WC.
Japan is now the only country with a chance of making all 3 QFs.

I'm only 29th voter this late?
he or A. or Armo or any

Image
currently working towards a vegan/free world + thru such film lists: GODARD,
Spoiler
ANARCHISTS, 2010s bests, Yasujiro Ozu, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, 17+ sci-fi lists on watchlist, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
/forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
imaginary awards | youtube channels | complaint lounge | explain how big a fan of slavery you are here, ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1535 and here: ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4484
User avatar
joachimt
Donator
Posts: 33426
Joined: February 16th, 2012, 7:00 am
Location: Netherlands
Contact:

#45

Post by joachimt »

Armoreska wrote: September 23rd, 2018, 12:53 am I'm only 29th voter this late?
Yes. 29 votes so far. 28 hours till the deadline.
ICM-profile
Fergenaprido: "I find your OCD to be adorable, J"
User avatar
tarr
Posts: 683
Joined: December 20th, 2015, 7:00 am
Contact:

#46

Post by tarr »

1. O drakos
2. Belle Epoque
3. Bicho de Sete Cabeças
Nathan Treadway
Donator
Posts: 4413
Joined: June 26th, 2015, 6:00 am
Location: Springfield, MO, USA
Contact:

#47

Post by Nathan Treadway »

1. O Drakos
2. Bicho de Sete Cabecas
3. Belle Epoque
User avatar
Lilarcor
Donator
Posts: 3075
Joined: June 14th, 2011, 6:00 am
Contact:

#48

Post by Lilarcor »

1. O drakos 6/10
2. Belle Epoque 6/10
3. Bicho de Sete Cabeças 5/10
User avatar
Fergenaprido
Donator
Posts: 5129
Joined: June 3rd, 2014, 6:00 am
Location: Canada
Contact:

#49

Post by Fergenaprido »

1. Spain - Belle Epoque - 7.5-8ish
2. Brazil - Bicho de Sete Cabeças/Brainstorm - 7-7.5ish
3. Greece - O drakos/The Ogre of Athens - 6-6.5ish

Started out with O drakos, thinking it would be the best of the bunch. I really don't get the appeal of this one. The premise great, but the execution is just too choppy and jarring, and most of the acting is so overthetop and melodramatic it hurt my eyes. Overall, very disappointing.

Moved on to Bicho, and this held my attention more. I think it could have been another 20-30 minutes longer and I still would have enjoyed it. The breakneck speed of the plot holds it back, though the expose of mental institutions and Santoro's performance held it afloat. Infuriating how misinformation and institutional corruption can lead the the destruction of humanity.

Finished with Belle Epoque, which I approached cautiously, as it seemed like an overly sentimental dramedy. Was pleasantly surprised that it turned out to be a raunchy dark comedy. Knowing just how horrible things in Spain would get shortly thereafter, it made the lighthearted happiness that much more bittersweet. Glad I finally saw this. While Sanz is adorable and Fernán Gómez formidable, it's the women who make this film for me, capped off with a hilarious turn by Ramírez.
User avatar
Mario Gaborović
Posts: 3679
Joined: April 11th, 2014, 6:00 am
Location: Pančevo
Contact:

#50

Post by Mario Gaborović »

15 hours left. It's only to decide who's gonna take the second place.
User avatar
weirdboy
Donator
Posts: 4032
Joined: January 3rd, 2016, 7:00 am
Contact:

#51

Post by weirdboy »

1. O drakos
2. Belle Epoque
3. Bicho
wasabi
Posts: 300
Joined: December 28th, 2016, 7:00 am
Contact:

#52

Post by wasabi »

1. Brazil - Bicho de Sete Cabeças/Brainstorm
2. Greece - O drakos/The Ogre of Athens
3. Spain - Belle Epoque
User avatar
Mario Gaborović
Posts: 3679
Joined: April 11th, 2014, 6:00 am
Location: Pančevo
Contact:

#53

Post by Mario Gaborović »

Come on metaller, make it on time!
User avatar
funkybusiness
Donator
Posts: 10893
Joined: January 22nd, 2013, 7:00 am
Contact:

#54

Post by funkybusiness »

1. O drakos
2. Bicho de Sete Cabeças
3. Belle Epoque

don't forget about me D;
User avatar
joachimt
Donator
Posts: 33426
Joined: February 16th, 2012, 7:00 am
Location: Netherlands
Contact:

#55

Post by joachimt »

36 votes, 1 hour and 40 min left.

Image O drakos: 1.556 (52-20)
Image Belle Epoque: 2.222 (28-44)
Image Bicho de Sete Cabeças: 2.222 (28-44)

Image Belle Epoque - Image Bicho de Sete Cabeças: 19 - 17
ICM-profile
Fergenaprido: "I find your OCD to be adorable, J"
mjf314
Moderator
Posts: 11669
Joined: May 8th, 2011, 6:00 am
Contact:

#56

Post by mjf314 »

1. O drakos
2. Belle Epoque
3. Bicho de Sete Cabeças
User avatar
joachimt
Donator
Posts: 33426
Joined: February 16th, 2012, 7:00 am
Location: Netherlands
Contact:

#57

Post by joachimt »

Deadline over. Greece wins.

Image O drakos: 1.541 (54-20)
Image Belle Epoque: 2.216 (29-45)
Image Bicho de Sete Cabeças: 2.243 (28-46)

Congratulations to tommy_leazaq. Also thanks to beavis and Gorro for their picks and to the 37 people who voted this match.
ICM-profile
Fergenaprido: "I find your OCD to be adorable, J"
zhangalan
Posts: 2202
Joined: March 10th, 2013, 7:00 am
Contact:

#58

Post by zhangalan »

Must admit that Tommy is doing very well as a manager.
Still remember the Egyptian miracle last season.
And Greece attended twice in the past but got kicked out in the group stage. Its fate is completely different this season, and so far so good.
User avatar
Armoreska
Posts: 12851
Joined: November 1st, 2012, 6:00 am
Location: Ukraine, former Free Territory
Contact:

#59

Post by Armoreska »

It only lost with Ilektra because it went up against Voskhozhdeniye. If Tommy were so lucky, he wouldn't have made it.
he or A. or Armo or any

Image
currently working towards a vegan/free world + thru such film lists: GODARD,
Spoiler
ANARCHISTS, 2010s bests, Yasujiro Ozu, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, 17+ sci-fi lists on watchlist, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
/forum.icmforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo
imaginary awards | youtube channels | complaint lounge | explain how big a fan of slavery you are here, ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1535 and here: ..viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4484
Post Reply