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Managers Cup, Match 1E: sacmersault vs sol vs Mario Gaborović (Nov 7th)

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This is match 1E of iCM Forum's Managers Cup.

Original TitleEnglish TitleYearManagerIMDBICM
El esqueleto de la señora MoralesSkeleton of Mrs. Morales1960sacmersaultlinklink
Alexandra's Project2003sollinklink
Nacionalna klasaNational Class Category Up to 785 Ccm1979Mario Gaborovićlinklink

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1. Alexandra's Project (l)
2. El esqueleto de la señora Morales (l)
3. Nacionalna klasa

Strong group.
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I still haven't seen any of the three, I don't think I can secure another second-voter award this time :-(
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1. 3.5* - Alexandra's Project
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This film is about Steve. Steve is about to have the worst birthday of his life. It's going to take a while before the full extent of Alexandra's secret project is revealed, as Rolf de Heer takes his time to set up Steve's birthday party, but from the very first scene it's obvious that something is well off. There is a constant struggle to keep things interesting, but in the end de Heer comes out the winner. I think a tighter runtime might've done the film some good. It would've given him a chance to eliminate some forced pauses that sometimes take the urgency out of the film, but overall there are a few interesting twists that ramp the intrigue while keeping you guessing about what is to follow. Performances are decent, but nothing too out of the ordinary. The cinematography is meticulous, but not quite attractive. Alexandra's Project could've used a little extra polish, but in the end the film is twisted and surprising enough to rise above that. A great build-up, some fun twists and turns and a few genuine what-the-fucks. Good fun.
2. 1.5* - El esqueleto de la señora Morales
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I'm not too familiar with Mexican cinema, except for their more recent horror wave, so it was nice to be able to watch one of their classics. Though some people have branded Skeleton of Mrs Morales a horror film, it's really more a crime film with dark comedic undertones. Yes, there is a skeleton, but that's about as scary as it gets. Mr. Morales is a taxidermist. He loves his work and finds peace in what he does. His wife isn't too taken with his profession though. She complains, moans and whines. After a hellish marriage of 20 years, Mr. Morales is fed up with the situation, and he decides to kill her. All he needs is the perfect plan. The clean black and white cinematography is nice enough and the lighter tone makes this a pretty easy watch. The story is pretty plain though and while the film is quite short, it still feels like it overstays its welcome. Not the most memorable of films I'm afraid, but not the worst classic either.
3. 0.5* - Nacionalna klasa
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An exceptionally high rating on IMDb suggests this film was probably quite big in its home country back when it was first released. It's difficult to come up with any other reason for its popularity, as the film itself is very basic, an inconspicuous genre flick that rigidly goes through the motions. Branko, aka Floyd, is a young kid whose life revolves around racing and women. He lives with his parents and doesn't look ahead, his only worries are making sure he doesn't have to join the army and winning the next car race, which would mean he could be promoted to a higher series. The performances are pretty dim, the direction is lifeless, and the film is as predictable as they come. I didn't find any characters to care about, neither did I see anything to suggest the director had a real vision for this film. It's just a tale about a young racer that lacks the proper flair and pacing to keep things interesting.
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1. El esqueleto de la señora Morales
2. Alexandra's Project
3. Nacionalna klasa
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El esqueleto de la señora Morales isn't funny and that's all it was attempting. The lack of subtlety and repetitiveness of the wife's harshness makes this dull.

Alexandra's Project could've been an interesting battle but I lost sympathy with the wife far too early and this just becomes a tedious show of cruelty. Decent direction with limited space and good performances are wasted.

Nacionalna klasa has a main character who doesn't do or say anything remotely interesting.
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Echoing 72a, this was a pretty strong group. Nothing that I disliked or thought was mediocre this round. Hard choice between the other two films this round; many thanks to sacmersault and Mario for their picks. :poshclap:

1. Alexandra's Project
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3. El esqueleto de la señora Morales
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1. Национална класа до 785ccm / Nacionalna klasa do 785ccm 7
2. Alexandra's Project 7- [after rewatch]
3. El esqueleto de la senora Morales 5+

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I'm glad finally someone who understood the essence of humor there - it's a situation comedy centered on a person who is totally reckless and irresponsible.

The film itself is quite a big thing domestically, arguably one of the most popular films in the Balkans (but not in a populist kind of way, rather intelligent audience embraced it, too). I could provide some interesting production info the director/actors shared over the years.

Of course poor reception so far must be attributed to cultural differences among various icm users, but it is not something I didn't expect.
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Mario Gaborović wrote: October 20th, 2021, 7:34 pm Of course poor reception so far must be attributed to cultural differences among various icm users, but it is not something I didn't expect.
I think this is the problem indeed. I watched it and have no idea how this is 8.5 on IMDb. Looks like vote stuffing to me. I thought the movie was forgettable. 5/10
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Mario Gaborović wrote: October 20th, 2021, 7:34 pmOf course poor reception so far must be attributed to cultural differences among various icm users, but it is not something I didn't expect.
I've enjoyed many films from countries i don't know much about, including some from Serbia. I'd never presume someone didn't like a Scottish film because they weren't familiar with the culture.
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russa03 wrote: October 20th, 2021, 9:29 pm
Mario Gaborović wrote: October 20th, 2021, 7:34 pmOf course poor reception so far must be attributed to cultural differences among various icm users, but it is not something I didn't expect.
I've enjoyed many films from countries i don't know much about, including some from Serbia. I'd never presume someone didn't like a Scottish film because they weren't familiar with the culture.
Well if you enjoyed Underground, I can assure you I've never met two persons who are more enthusiastic by it than Nacionalna klasa, which entertained and made laugh many generations including myself. This film is deprived of any ideological stands, now referring to the vote stuffing Joachim has mentioned. Such activity is, at least where I live, exclusively present with films dealing with politics. Hence the high ratings, which are given out of pure affection for this work.

Of course we could discuss further in details what's funny and what isn't. Plenty to me, but for a start annoying Škoda owner and his persistence.
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Another good match, albeit an easy one for me to rank this time with all films receiving different scores.

1. Alexandra's Project 7/10
Watched and reviewed in April last year: A birthday surprise turns sour for a happily married and loving father in this vicious thriller from Australian Director Rolf de Heer. Steve (Gary Sweet) arrives home to an empty house and sits down to watch a video tape left by his wife, Alexandra (Helen Buday), who has recorded a startling and mysterious message for Steve that will make him question her sanity. Both actors deliver impressive performances as they offer a raw insight into a seemingly normal relationship where an unnatural tension is brimming beneath the surface.

This inventive puzzle makes the most of its predominantly single location setting as we are placed in the uncomfortable position of being a voyeur to Steve's unenviable situation. The less known about the film beforehand the better as its strength lies in the unraveling of Alexandra's sinister intentions; cruel intentions that are likely to leave you as dumbfounded as her husband. De Heer's raw deconstruction of their relationship is a grim yet compelling experience to endure and one that is potent enough to make you stop and consider how happy your other half truly is right now...

2. Nacionalna klasa 6/10
This was pretty good fun while it lasted though I doubt I would ever return to it again

3. El esqueleto de la señora Morales 5/10
I watched this about a year ago as I was lured in by the prospect of a highly rated obscure IMDB horror that I had never heard of. Despite a promising start it doesn't deliver enough humour or horror to be anything more than an unusual curiosity.
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1. El esqueleto de la señora Morales 6/10
2. Alexandra's Project 5/10
3. Nacionalna klasa 5/10
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check it out, found another vote around the forum:
Teproc wrote: October 26th, 2021, 12:24 pm 1. Alexandra's Project - 7/10
2. El esqueleto de la senora Morales - 6/10
3. Nacionalna klasa - 6/10

Alexandra's Project (Rolf de Heer, 2003)
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De Heer makes it very clear from the get go that there is something very wrong going on in this little suburban family, and that Alexandra is going to do something about it... but he certainly enjoys toying with us (much like Alexandra does with Steve) as to what the specifis are, which means that when the reckoning comes, we are very much in Steve's shoes, whether we like it or not, and just as captive as he is to Alexandra's will, a pretty powerful way to exert, well, power for someone who has obviously felt stripped of it for so long. Her unrelenting takedown of their marriage is scathing and striking, hard to watch at times, and it all makes for an interesting food for thought on gender relations and the institution of marriage, which was historically a way to assure legitimate descendants and is now mostly a financial arrangement, but carries all of this cultural weight with it which makes it a complex and fascinating aspect of life. It's a film that feels like it could have come out yesterday, as it is quite in tune with how we talk about gender roles in our societies. As a thriller, it works but the second you start trying to imagine anything going on outside of the film's confines, it kind of falls apart - how Alexandra practically intends to enact her revenge seems... well, there's a reason it's left vague I guess. In any case, it does work within the confines of the film and of their impeccably secured house, which is probably the most important part.
El esqueleto de la senora Morales (Rogelio A. Gonzalez, 1960)
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A fun dark comedy, mostly carried by Arturo de Cordova's charismatic and sympathetic performance of a bon-vivant who wants to enjoy life but made the wrong choice in marrying a very pious woman, truly a match made in hell. I wish the wife had as much personality, but she's quite one-note, which I think is because the film is less meant as a satire of married life than it is as a criticism of the power the Church had in Mexican society, but then the way the film evolves lateron doesn't fully support that reading, as it turns more into a light-hearted Hitchcockian thriller with the usual attempt at a "perfect crime" that seems to work perfectly... until it doesn't. It's all a bit predictable on that front, though impeccably shot and quite entertaining.
Nacionalna klasa (Goran Markovic, 1979)
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It's easy to see why a film like this becomes a cult classic for a generation, as it adresses real issues and situations young people in Yougoslavia would have known at a time in both a light-hearted but also at times sincere fashion. Mostly it's about one of the most basic facts of adult life, which is to be responsible... or not to be, and it's a fun ride among the country's youth culture of the time, while generally being entertaining throughout. There's nothing particularly remarkable about it aside from its perspective, but I had a nice time with it.
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Right, sorry about that, got the wrong thread. You can count Armoreska's quote as my vote.
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1. El esqueleto de la senora Morales - 8/10
2. Alexandra's Project - 7/10
3. Nacionalna klasa - 5/10
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1. National Class Category Up to 785 Ccm - 8/10
2. The Skeleton of Mrs. Morales - 7/10
3. Alexandra's Project - 6/10
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1. Nacionalna klasa
2. El esqueleto de la señora Morales
3. Alexandra's Project
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1. El esqueleto de la senora Morales (1960) 7/10
2. Alexandra's Project (2003) 7/10
3. Nacionalna klasa (1979) 5/10

It was extremely hard to rank the first two. The comedy in Nacionalna klasa didn't work for me.
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1. Nacionalna klasa - 7ish
2. El esqueleto de la señora Morales - 6ish
3. Alexandra's Project - 6ish

Alexandra's Project had the best build-up but the poorest execution.
On the other hand, I totally can see why Nacionalna klasa is a film of national importance. The comedic elements were not the best part but were cleverly proportioned.
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1. El esqueleto de la senora Morales (1960) 7.5/10
2. Alexandra's Project (2003) 7.5/10
3. Nacionalna klasa (1979) 7/10

The first two are fun and very close. Morales wins it on technicalities. The third one is also cool, i just hated the main character a bit more then i guess i was supposed to :)
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1. Alexandra's Project 9/10
2. El esqueleto de la señora Morales 8/10
3. Nacionalna klasa 7/10

Easily the strongest group so far. Great picks everyone.
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1. El esqueleto de la señora Morales
2. Alexandra's Project
3. Nacionalna klasa
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1. Alexandra's Project
2. El esqueleto de la senora Morales
3. Nacionalna klasa
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Wasn't sure if I was gonna make it through this round because I just KNEW I was gonna hate Mario's pick (sorry :( ). My worst nightmare came true with 'Balkan sport comedy' and I needed a glass of wine just to start the damn thing tonight (and a few more to get through it :P ). I meant to watch it before the horror challenge and couldn't do it. It wasn't as bad as I expected but still a bland pointless film about horrible people.

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2. El esqueleto de la senora Morales (1960) 6/10
3. Nacionalna klasa (1979) 4/10
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1.Nacionalna klasa
2.El esqueleto de la señora Morales
3.Alexandra's Project

My favorite Markovic, my second-favorite González (I think Morales is overrated and slightly prefer "Escuela de vagabundos", a Mexican My Man Godfrey) and my not-so-favorite De Heer. Good match.
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mightysparks wrote: November 7th, 2021, 12:37 pm I just KNEW I was gonna hate Mario's pick (sorry :( ).
I knew that, too. :D But I can't figure out who are the other 'bad' characters in this film, save for the careless anti-hero.

I don't think it's a problem exclusively with a region the film comes from. For example I adore Buffalo 66, however I noticed how many English-speakers lowly value that film. Then it has to be an issue on personal levels. :think: Is that a thing of upbringing? Education? Maturity? What's actually that thing we call "taste" - who actually HAS it, and who doesn't?

I went with the comedy coz I don't aim at any particular high ranking or advancement, it was just a good opportunity to use a comedy I like - or horrors too, which I would have used on another occasion. :party: Because these two genres never please the crowd.
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Mario Gaborović wrote: November 7th, 2021, 1:07 pm
mightysparks wrote: November 7th, 2021, 12:37 pm I just KNEW I was gonna hate Mario's pick (sorry :( ).
I knew that, too. :D But I can't figure out who are the other 'bad' characters in this film, save for the careless anti-hero.

I don't think it's a problem exclusively with a region the film comes from. For example I adore Buffalo 66, however I noticed how many English-speakers lowly value that film. Then it has to be an issue on personal levels. :think: Is that a thing of upbringing? Education? Maturity? What's actually that thing we call "taste" - who actually HAS it, and who doesn't?

I went with the comedy coz I don't aim at any particular high ranking or advancement, it was just a good opportunity to use a comedy I like - or horrors too, which I would have used on another occasion. :party:
The parents/older adults wanting the guy to be a slave, the baby trapping girlfriend... Hated everyone in this film and was glad they all seemed to be miserable but didn't care enough for that to be a positive :P

I don't think it's any of those things, I'm not sure what it is maybe a mixture.

I even have Balkan ancestry (Maco grandparents) but I can't connect to the art from that region at all :shrug:
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Or, the men behaving badly part of the Cup. This ended up being a really good round, perhaps the best overall. #3 is a fair bit lower than the first two for me, but I chalk at least some of that up to not really relating to the sense of humor and hating the main character so much that I wanted to see him run over by a steamroller for most of the film.

1. Alexandra's Project VERY GOOD +
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The opening 30 minutes or so of this...psychological thriller/mystery, I guess?... are tremendous, and I thought sure that this would not only be the best film in the challenge but that it could be something genuinely great. Unfortunately that feeling didn't quite last but there is enough good stuff here for me to at least say I really liked it, and that de Heer is slowly becoming a director I'll watch out for. The story, simply put, is one of a seemingly happy family, with just a few quirks that are obvious at first - the man is a bit overly enthusiastic and self-absorbed, his wife is rather obsessed with their home security; the two kids are really nonentities in terms of personality, something that maybe could have been improved on, though it's not that important. It's hubby's birthday, and he goes to work and eagerly awaits the birthday surprise he knows he's getting when he returns home, but it ends up being something radically different than he expected (though not necessarily impossible for we in the audience to guess). Nobody's home, and the lights are all out, and he doesn't have a clue as to what's happening until he finds a VHS tape, and hits play, and his whole comfortable, self-satisfied world comes crumbling down. This had something of the same vibe as several Atom Egoyan films - the way in which technology and many aspects of the modern world influence our notions of self, sexuality and relationships - though it has a completely different feel to it. I loved Ian Jones' cinematography, the use of cool greens, the soft lighting, and it's one of those films that uses the 2.35 format to great advantage despite being set almost entirely inside a single moderate-sized row house - the wide frame giving an illusion that there's a larger world outside when really, for our protagonist, there isn't. And I should mention that Gary Sweet and Helen Buday are quite fine as the husband and wife. I guess it fails to score on the very highest level because I do think just a BIT more development of the two main characters (and any at all for the kids) might have helped the psychological realism that it's clearly going for; then again, it's also consciously not realistic in many respects, and that frisson created where the everyday runs up against the horror of learning that one's life is not what one always thought it was is fairly potent. An uncomfortable and rather depressing film but one I'll likely come back to someday and which may well improve.
2. El esqueleto de la señora Morales VERY GOOD+
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I would describe this primarily as a black comedy about a taxidermist (the great Arturo de Córdova in probably the best performance I've seen from him) who is having progressively more problems in dealing with his wife of 20 years, who is overtly pious, nagging him about drink and any women she sees him talking to, frigid, and always complaining about her health (she does have one leg that is shorter than the other, a real problem to be sure, and one that will play a role in the developing plot). The film starts out with the wife cast in the victim role and quickly shifts over to empathize more with the husband, but much of the quality of the film's screenplay (by Luis Alcoriza, based on a short story by the early 20th century Welsh fantasist Arthur Machen) lies in it's fairly even-handed depiction of the negative and irritating qualities of both spouses. de Córdova's husband is certainly more entertaining and will probably be a character that most of us want to identify with more - but he's also profoundly un-serious, careless of others' feelings, and likes to yank his wife's chain. Eventually, he has enough of her, and decides to take a drastic step - and being a taxidermist, with a basement full of skeletons, it seems like an easy solution. Ah but the method to his madness will come back to kill him - and several others - in the wonderfully comic-ironic ending. Amparo Rivelles is also very good as the long-suffering (however much by her own design) wife, and Antonio Bravo nearly steals the show as the borderline hysterical Priest. Great fun.
3. Nacionalna klasa OK, maybe a bit better than OK
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I think others are probably right when commenting on some of the whys and hows of this film having such a high IMDb rating, but failing to impress many here - many outside of Serbia, I suppose. Comedy is always said to not always translate well and I definitely think that was part of the problem here for me; I found very, very little of this actually humorous or "fun", and without that what is there? The main character, as I mentioned at the top, is just so awful - a total narcissist who uses everyone around him and lies continuously, all to avoid taking any responsibility at all in life even at the age of 27, avoiding dealing with his relationship, getting a real job, or doing his national military service by concocting ever more crazy lies and stories. This kind of character could be fun and more tolerable to deal with but I think it's harder for me to handle this than it used to be, especially after the last 5 years in my country, and it beggars belief that the guy could get away with all he gets away with just in the short 1-week timespan of the film, in which he's desperately trying to get his car fixed up to compete in a race, and avoid the military draft, and keep his girlfriend from telling him the news that she wants to (obviously either that she wants to break up with him or that she's pregnant, you guess which). Again if it had more comedy to it or even farce, I could have dealt with the fact that absolutely everybody seems to tolerate this total fucking asshole who should have his face bashed in, but it's just scene after scene of the guy getting away with his lies and I was not grooving on it. Fortunately in the last 20-30 minutes there is something of a change in direction, and also I think I was just starting to figure out that maybe there was some point to all of this apart from the obvious guy-gets-comeuppance theme. I never *quite* got there though so this is a mixed grade at this point. Loved the feel of the thing though - late 70s Belgrade reminds me of many parts of late-70s America in film (and in dim memory), and the photography is excellent, and the music...well, I got a bit tired of the main song by the end, but it was fun at first. I think I may well return to this again someday also, though I'll probably want to see more from the director, and more Serbian/Yugoslavian cinema in general - a very weak area for me.
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Glad to see a close race, especially given that I rated those two films the same and found it pretty hard to choose between them. If I'm not mistaken as it stands now the 2nd place once will displace one of the other 2nd place choices and move into a competitive spot for the next round? Ooh, the last match is important isn't it!
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OldAle1 wrote: November 7th, 2021, 7:13 pm Glad to see a close race, especially given that I rated those two films the same and found it pretty hard to choose between them. If I'm not mistaken as it stands now the 2nd place once will displace one of the other 2nd place choices and move into a competitive spot for the next round? Ooh, the last match is important isn't it!
These are the scores of the first four matches.

MatchManagerMoviePositionAverage ranking
1AbeavisNoche de vino tinto11.857
1ALakigigarHome21.905
1BOldAle1Bé omid é didar11.957
1BzzzorfMôjû22
1CtoromashLa graine et le mulet11.783
1CwasabiMidnight Traveler22
1DpitchorneirdaA Prayer Before Dawn11.842
1D72aicmThe Art of Flying21.842


That means 1.905 is the score to beat for a #2 place to get to the 2nd round. At the moment El esqueleto de la señora Morales has a score of 1.85, so it looks like it will make it.

But then there's still match 1F left......
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Deadline has now passed, so I am declaring victory on behalf of all Australians. :party: Well done; we finally got Australia to Round 2 of a Cup. :D

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The question now is whether I maintain the Australia theme heading into Round 2. :unsure:

Many thanks to the other managers this round. I admire your bravery in nominating comedies since comedy tends to be the most divisive genre out there. Both were very decent films too. No regrets about watching either of them. :poshclap:
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sol wrote: November 8th, 2021, 10:10 am Deadline has now passed, so I am declaring victory on behalf of all Australians. :party: Well done; we finally got Australia to Round 2 of a Cup. :D

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The question now is whether I maintain the Australia theme heading into Round 2. :unsure:

Many thanks to the other managers this round. I admire your bravery in nominating comedies since comedy tends to be the most divisive genre out there. Both were very decent films too. No regrets about watching either of them. :poshclap:
Speaking of Rolf de Heer, I didn't like Alexandra's Project nowhere nearly as Bad Boy Bubby (which I favorited), it wasn't bad or anything just felt that the sequence of woman's gab about husband being bad was way too long.
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Deadline has passed indeed (already 10.5 hours ago, but I wasn't online).

Stats:

Image Alexandra's Project: 1.75 (25-15)
Image El esqueleto de la señora Morales: 1.85 (23-17)
Image Nacionalna klasa: 2.4 (12-28)

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Image El esqueleto de la señora Morales - Image Alexandra's Project: 10 - 10
Image El esqueleto de la señora Morales - Image Nacionalna klasa: 13 - 7
Image Alexandra's Project - Image Nacionalna klasa: 15 - 5

Number of #1-votes
Image Alexandra's Project: 9
Image El esqueleto de la señora Morales: 6
Image Nacionalna klasa: 5

Number of #3-votes
Image El esqueleto de la señora Morales: 3
Image Alexandra's Project: 4
Image Nacionalna klasa: 13

Onto round 2 with the current scores:

MatchManagerMoviePositionAverage ranking
1AbeavisNoche de vino tinto11.857
1BOldAle1Bé omid é didar11.957
1CtoromashLa graine et le mulet11.783
1DpitchorneirdaA Prayer Before Dawn11.842
1D72aicmThe Art of Flying21.842
1EsolAlexandra's Project11.75
1EsacmersaultEl esqueleto de la señora Morales21.85
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Did sol change the url of his avatar recently?
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joachimt wrote: November 8th, 2021, 8:34 pm Did sol change the url of his avatar recently?
Nope. Maybe take a screenshot of it (since you only need a very small icon). Or maybe it grab it from my Letterboxd page?
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Joachim took the wrong url it seems.

filters:fixed_height%28100,100%29:origin%28%29/pre00/ (this is where it goes wrong)
filters:fixed_height(100,100):origin()/pre00/ (this is what it should've been)
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Oh, i actually won my round. Didn't know that. Good for me
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