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1. O drakos
2. Belle Epoque
3. Seven headed beast
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1. O drakos. 6/10
2. Bicho de Sete Cabeças. 6/10
3. Belle Epoque. 6/10
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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)
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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?
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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.
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1. O drakos
2. Belle Epoque
3. Bicho de Sete Cabeças
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1. O Drakos
2. Bicho de Sete Cabecas
3. Belle Epoque
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1. O drakos 6/10
2. Belle Epoque 6/10
3. Bicho de Sete Cabeças 5/10
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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.
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15 hours left. It's only to decide who's gonna take the second place.
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1. O drakos
2. Belle Epoque
3. Bicho
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1. Brazil - Bicho de Sete Cabeças/Brainstorm
2. Greece - O drakos/The Ogre of Athens
3. Spain - Belle Epoque
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Come on metaller, make it on time!
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1. O drakos
2. Bicho de Sete Cabeças
3. Belle Epoque

don't forget about me D;
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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
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1. O drakos
2. Belle Epoque
3. Bicho de Sete Cabeças
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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.
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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.
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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

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currently working towards a vegan/free world + thru such film lists: GODARD, r/antinatalism recommends,..
the rest
ANARCHISTS, ANIMAL RIGHTS, Assisted suicide, Existential films, SOCIALIST CINEMA (an amalgamation of lists), Feminist lists, various GSSRM lists (aka LGBTQ+), 2010s bests, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, mah huge sci-fi list, 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
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