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  • Cocoon

    15 53.57%
  • Men In Black

    14 50.00%
  • The Curse of Franenstein

    3 10.71%
  • Mad Max

    18 64.29%
  • Armageddon

    9 32.14%
  • Brazil

    9 32.14%
  • Starship Troopers

    20 71.43%
  • Gojira

    11 39.29%
  • Village of the Damned

    12 42.86%
  • Primer

    3 10.71%
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Thread: Best Sci-Fi Tournament -- Round 1, Group C

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky View Post
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    What? Why not?
    I haven't seen any of them, and none of them really catch my interest enough to watch them before the bracket closes.
    Mad Max is worth a look.

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    That's really too bad, there are some good classics here. I mean Godzilla! Brazil! Starship Troopers! Cocoon!

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    Brazil tied with Armageddon in the number of votes

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    Really I fail to comprehend how Men in Black has more votes than Brazil! It's a fun movie, sure, but...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Still Servant View Post
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    What? Why not?
    I haven't seen any of them, and none of them really catch my interest enough to watch them before the bracket closes.
    Mad Max is worth a look.
    Mad Max is good but I feel that The Road Warrior is a much better all around film. Don't even bother with part III, Rick. It didn't exist. IT WAS NEVER MADE

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    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
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    What? Why not?
    I haven't seen any of them, and none of them really catch my interest enough to watch them before the bracket closes.
    Mad Max is worth a look.
    Mad Max is good but I feel that The Road Warrior is a much better all around film. Don't even bother with part III, Rick. It didn't exist. IT WAS NEVER MADE
    Totally agree. The Road Warrior is the more iconic film.

    I disagree with not watching part 3 though. It's a bad film, but it's worth a watch for a few reasons. The first reason is that it's become a part of pop culture with the phrase "TWO MEN ENTER, ONE MAN LEAVES!" The other reason is that it's so cheesy it's fun to laugh at. This is especially the case with Tina Turner.

    Are you looking forward to the new Mad Max film coming out? EW just did a big spread on it.

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    Armageddon people!!!


    The Houston Astros cheated Major League Baseball from 2017-18!!!!

    They cheated their way to a couple of League Championships & a World Series!!!!

    Is that how we teach our kids to play the game now?????

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    Armageddon is terrible, sorry. It does not belong on any top-anything list. What redeeming features, if any, does it have?

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    Shot down once again!! Carry on.
    The Houston Astros cheated Major League Baseball from 2017-18!!!!

    They cheated their way to a couple of League Championships & a World Series!!!!

    Is that how we teach our kids to play the game now?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo View Post
    Armageddon is terrible, sorry. It does not belong on any top-anything list. What redeeming features, if any, does it have?
    I think it's a fun summer Blockbuster. I marvel in the craziness of the whole plot, but it works for me. I think it has some redeeming qualities, you just can't judge it on the same curve as you would some of the other more classic films in the tournament.

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    The Armageddon sountrack was almost more successful than the film haha
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    You know, I'm positive I watched Armageddon a year or so ago on a Netflix rental but I'll be damned if I can remember anything specific about it at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo View Post
    Armageddon is terrible, sorry. It does not belong on any top-anything list. What redeeming features, if any, does it have?
    Steve Buscemi and Michael Clarke Duncan singing Leaving on a Jet Plane cracks me up.

    And the part where the kids yells “Look mommy, that salesman is on TV!” gets me everytime.
    Hearts are tough, she said, most times hearts don't break, and I'm sure that's right . . . but what about then? What about who we were then? What about hearts in Atlantis?

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    It educated the whole population to theory previously understood only by those who had studied science at least to the level of the third grade.

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    Shocked to see Primer shot down like this.

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    The Houston Astros cheated Major League Baseball from 2017-18!!!!

    They cheated their way to a couple of League Championships & a World Series!!!!

    Is that how we teach our kids to play the game now?????

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    Too bad Brazil loses so early on, but some good ones do move on.

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    I certainly do plan to watch Brazil eventually, I've heard a lot of great things about that one. Just finding the time and means to watch it.


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    The following films will be moving on to the next round

    Cocoon
    Men in Black
    Mad Max
    Starship Troopers
    Gojira
    Village of the Damned

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    Just watched Primer based on your recommendation, Matt. It was...umm...well, I finished it at least.


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