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Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 50 minutes ago
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Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
This is mostly unrelated, but does anyone else...

This is mostly unrelated, but does anyone else have a hard time spelling "asphalt" correctly?

I definitely didn't have to slow down typing and double check every time. :shifty:
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 54 minutes ago
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Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
Directed by: John Huston
Starring: Sam Jaffe, Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern

Outside of...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
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Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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The Stranger (1946)
Directed by: Orson Welles
Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Orson Welles, Loretta Young

As one...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
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2019 Mofo Film Awards
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I didn't nominate anything for Best Sound because...

I didn't nominate anything for Best Sound because I didn't realize that was even a category. I see that Iro is in a similar boat. Was it added later, or did we both somehow miss it?

The only film...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 2 days ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
It could be intentional, or someone simply...

It could be intentional, or someone simply jostled the board in the earlier scenes haha. Maybe whoever was setting the table was extra careful for the shots Welles was personally in. I was pretty...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I'll save you the trouble, though I just realized...

I'll save you the trouble, though I just realized that I definitely resized the screen caps too small haha. Hopefully you can still see the pieces well enough.

Here are two different games...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 days ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I decided earlier that I wanted to watch The...

I decided earlier that I wanted to watch The Stranger next, but before I turned it on I checked the forums, and saw that CR had recently posted his review of the same film. Little coincidences like...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I haven't rewatched Double Indemnity yet, but I...

I haven't rewatched Double Indemnity yet, but I feel like I'll be doing something similar, since I'm not sure how differently I can word my opinion from what I wrote previously - assuming it hasn't...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 days ago
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Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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L.A. Confidential (1997)
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Starring: Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey

L.A....
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 5 days ago
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Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Re: Film Noir HoF III

I was just rewatching L.A. Confidential, and was amused to see This Gun for Hire playing in one of the scenes, since I watched it in preparation for this Hall of Fame haha.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Thanks! Yeah, I had picked out that image as well...

Thanks! Yeah, I had picked out that image as well as one of Bannion on the other side of a chain link fence and thought...well obviously I have to go with that one, no contest haha.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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The Big Heat (1953)
Directed by: Fritz Lang
Starring: Glenn Ford, Lee Marvin, Gloria Grahame

The Big Heat...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 6 days ago
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Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I think it speaks to our drastically differing...

I think it speaks to our drastically differing tastes that one of your biggest problems with the film was one of my favourite aspects haha.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I always hesitate to call my posts "reviews" for...

I always hesitate to call my posts "reviews" for a similar reason (often due to a lack of consistency and analysis), but there's only so many times I can use "write-up" in the same sentence without...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Well hopefully you manage to get them done before...

Well hopefully you manage to get them done before the backlog becomes too daunting!

For the Hall of Fames, I don't like to start my next film until I've finalized what I want to say about the...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
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Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Starring: Dick Powell, Anne Shirley, Claire Trevor

With a camera...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I started the write-up for my nomination, but I...

I started the write-up for my nomination, but I probably won't get it finished tonight. I find it always takes me awhile to get back into writing when I've been out of the HoFs for awhile.

I...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I actually watched that in preparation for this...

I actually watched that in preparation for this HoF. When CR mentioned a French film had been nominated, I was going to guess that it was this one haha.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Re: Film Noir HoF III

I did some digging in my post history, and have solved the mystery of The Third Man.

In that same HoF, Camo had nominated Odd Man Out. When I watched it, I realized I had mixed together The Third...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
As expected, we have an excellent selection of...

As expected, we have an excellent selection of nominations and I'm definitely looking forward to starting this Hall of Fame. :up:

Murder, My Sweet (1944) - This is the kind of film I always used...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 59
2019 Mofo Film Awards - Nominations
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Re: 2019 Mofo Film Awards - Nominations

I'm still hoping to squeeze in a couple more films before the deadline, but I'll have my list in by Tuesday evening regardless.
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
Replies: 144
Film Noir HoF III
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I've got another couple films I want to watch...

I've got another couple films I want to watch before deciding on a nomination, but I'm definitely in. I'll watch one of the films later this afternoon, and the other either this evening or tomorrow...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 1 week ago
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Important: Movie HALL of FAME Archives & Info
Posted By CosmicRunaway
Of course! :up: I rewatched about half a...

Of course! :up:

I rewatched about half a dozen potential nominations over the last couple of weeks, plus a handful of films that were first time views, so I'm actually kind of prepared for once...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 3 weeks ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I was still considering joining this one, and did...

I was still considering joining this one, and did make an effort to go through some of my lists again just in case, but I'm not at all confident in my ability to pick out nominations for other...
Forum: Ongoing Tournaments & Brackets 4 weeks ago
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The Personal Recommendation Hall of Fame
Posted By CosmicRunaway
I really like this idea, but I often have trouble...

I really like this idea, but I often have trouble picking out a single film, let alone one for every participant haha.


That is exactly my problem for many of the lists that I haven't thoroughly...