[PO] Penelope's Elimination Game

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Postby Bog » Sun Dec 02, 2007 8:17 pm

So I guess...is this something you have a beef with?? hell, I don't know what's going on with this category, but I don't wanna use a pass on this song, I'm going with replacing The Thomas Crown Affair with Star!

ok, FilmFan...let's go with Best Actress 1951

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Postby Akash » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:44 pm

I don't do "under." Not even for Sweet Eric.

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Postby Penelope » Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:31 pm

Akash wrote:I'll play, I'll play!

Great, you'll be under Eric. :cool:
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Postby Akash » Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:12 pm

I'll play, I'll play!

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Postby Penelope » Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:08 pm

Eric wrote:What the hell, put me down too.

Excellent!

Ok, so here's a recap:

Order of play (thus far--perhaps we should have rounds so that this changes?)

Penelope
OscarGuy
Zahveed
Bog
FilmFan70
Okri
Eric

OscarGuy has used 1 pass.

Choices thus far (listed chronologically):

Best Cinematography 1979: Apocalypse Now remains the winner.

Best Adapted Screenplay 1980: The Elephant Man replaces Ordinary People.

Best Supporting Actor 1987: Albert Brooks (Broadcast News) replaces Sean Connery (The Untouchables).

Best Actor 1992: Stephen Rea (The Crying Game) replaces Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman).

Best Actress 1992: Susan Sarandon (Lorenzo's Oil) replaces Emma Thompson (Howards End).

Best Picture 1993: The Piano replaces Schindler's List.

Best Director 1995: Tim Robbins (Dead Man Walking) replaces Mel Gibson (Braveheart).

Best Actor 1998: Ed Norton (American History X) replaces Roberto Benigni (Life is Beautiful).

Currently waiting for Bog to make his choice for Best Original Song 1968....
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Postby Zahveed » Sun Dec 02, 2007 2:48 pm

I remembered a discussion a few days ago about Norton in American History X so I thought it'd be interesting to throw that mackrel to the sharks.
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Postby Eric » Sun Dec 02, 2007 2:46 pm

What the hell, put me down too.

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Postby FilmFan720 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 9:18 am

Hehe, Zahveed. OscarGuy was trying to get you to take sides, and I think you managed to take sides against everyone:) Welcome to the board!
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Postby Zahveed » Sun Dec 02, 2007 1:43 am

This one was a little tougher

I'll eliminate Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful) as the winner
and replace him with Edward Norton (American History X)

Bog, Best Original Song of '68.
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Postby Penelope » Sat Dec 01, 2007 7:15 pm

Okri wrote:I'll jump in. Looks like fun.

Great! You'll come after FilmFan70.
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Postby OscarGuy » Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:56 pm

Someone's cribbing to know who'll eliminate what. I wish Damien were right behind me as I know what I'd give him. :)

Anyway, I have no problem at all eliminating the overindulgent Al Pacino and replacing him with a, perhaps shocking for some, wonderful, understated performance by Stephen Rea in The Crying Game.

It's harder to toss these to people I don't know, but this should be the true test...

Zahveed, you have Best Actor, 1998.




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Postby Okri » Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:51 pm

I'll jump in. Looks like fun.

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Postby Penelope » Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:12 pm

Oh, that's no so tough for me, though it may be controversial for some people:

I'll eliminate Schindler's List as the winner and replace it with The Piano.

So far, it seems to me that the order of play, as of now, is:

Penelope
OscarGuy
Zahveed
Bog
FilmFan70
(C'mon guys, we need some more players!)

Ok, so, OscarGuy, you're next: Best Actor 1992.
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Postby FilmFan720 » Sat Dec 01, 2007 5:54 pm

Actually a tougher one, with all of the nominees so far superior to probably the worst winner this category has ever seen. I'll replace Mel Gibson with Tim Robbins for Dead Man Walking.

OK Penelope, lets get a little tougher here...or at least possible a little more controversial...Best Picture 1993.




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Postby Bog » Fri Nov 30, 2007 9:36 pm

I'll replace Ordinary People's screenplay with The Elephant Man

FilmFan...lobbing up softballs to start...best director 1995


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