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    Default TGDT - Round 3 - Akira Kurosawa vs Orson Welles

    Akira Kurosawa's IMDB Page
    Notable films : Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, The Hidden Fortress, Throne of Blood, Ran, Rashomon, Shadow Warrior


    Orson Welles IMDB Page
    Notable Films: Citizen Kane, Touch of Evil, Mr. Arkadin, Othello, The Magnificent Ambersons
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    Kurosawa

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    Welles!!!!
    "Only the gentle are ever really strong."

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    The Magnificent Ambersons. :sigh: Mr Welles for me.
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    shit, why are all my favorites always losing???? something must be wrong with bears...

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    Kurosawa, I've tied the votes

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    The tie is untied.
    The Awesomest fled across the desert and The Awesomer followed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turtlex View Post
    The Magnificent Ambersons. :sigh: Mr Welles for me.
    I love you Pam! and everyone else that's voted for Welles
    I was so worried he wouldn't stand a chance against Kurosawa.
    "Only the gentle are ever really strong."

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    Kurosawa.
    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    I'm just nodding my head the whole time thinking "ok, stop now, please."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heather19 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by turtlex View Post
    The Magnificent Ambersons. :sigh: Mr Welles for me.
    I love you Pam! and everyone else that's voted for Welles
    I was so worried he wouldn't stand a chance against Kurosawa.
    I too love you (Heather), Pam, and everyone else that's voted for Welles. I also love everyone who, like me, voted for Kurosawa.

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    I like Kurosawa's films, but I don't think he's better than Welles as far as atmosphere, nuance, and beauty. Welles has had a bigger influence on cinema, IMHO, as well.

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    Kurosawa.

    While I recognize Citizen Kane's contribution to cinema, Kurosawa was much more consistent and the sweeping scale and impact of films like Yojimbo and Seven Samurai are still felt even to this day.
    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
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    It's tough because I love both of them so much. I have to give it to Kurosawa, though. Seven Samurai is easily one of the best films I have ever seen. Citizen Kane was good, but in my eyes the direction of Seven Samurai was nothing short of perfection.
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    Ask not what bears can do for you, but what you can do for bears. (razz)
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    Kurosawa.

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    ..... Dang.
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    Welles

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    tie at 8...

    more Kurosawa votes, please?

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    # 9 number nine # 9 Kurosawa

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    Is it possible to please muster up two more votes for Mr. Welles....
    "Only the gentle are ever really strong."

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    Wow, I didn't realize this poll was so close ! Kurosawa had a considerable lead to start off with ...
    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
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    exactly

    more Kurosawa votes, please, please!

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    Such a shame. Welles really deserved to make it a little further in this competition.
    "Only the gentle are ever really strong."

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    Kurosawa advances !
    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heather19 View Post
    Such a shame. Welles really deserved to make it a little further in this competition.
    That is true. And he would have gone further if he hadn't had to face Kurosawa now.

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