Tournament Of Film 2021 – Grand Prix Final

TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2021 SEMIFINAL #1
(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

ACTION VS. COMEDY

  Vs. 

Pig (3 – Action) Vs. The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things (12 – Comedy)

ACTING
Advantage: Pig

WRITING/DIALOGUE
TIE

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Advantage: Pig

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS
Advantage: The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things

SOUND/MUSIC
Advantage: The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things

EDITING/PACING
Advantage: The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things

STORY/MEANING
Advantage: Pig

DIRECTING
Advantage: Pig

TIME MANAGEMENT
Advantage: Pig

LASTABILITY
Advantage: The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things

A FILMS GOAL
Advantage: Pig

FINAL SCORE
Pig (3 – Action) – 13 (Advances to Final)
The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things (12 – Comedy) – 9

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2021 SEMIFINAL #2
(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

  Vs. 

DRAMA VS. POPCORN MOVIE

Belfast (2 – Drama) Vs. Ghostbusters: Afterlife (11 – Popcorn Movie)

ACTING
Advantage: Belfast

WRITING/DIALOGUE
Advantage: Belfast

CINEMATOGRAPHY
TIE

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS
Advantage: Ghostbusters

SOUND/MUSIC
Advantage: Ghostbusters

EDITING/PACING
Advantage: Belfast

STORY/MEANING
Advantage: Belfast

DIRECTING
Advantage: Ghostbusters

TIME MANAGEMENT
Advantage: Belfast

LASTABILITY
Advantage: Ghostbusters

A FILMS GOAL
Advantage: Belfast

FINAL SCORE
Belfast (2 – Drama) – 13 (Advances to Final)
Ghostbusters: Afterlife (11 – Popcorn Movie) – 9

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2021 – Grand Prix Final
(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

  Vs. 

Pig Vs. Belfast

ACTING
Advantage: Pig

WRITING/DIALOGUE
Advantage: Belfast

CINEMATOGRAPHY
TIE

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS
Advantage: Belfast

SOUND/MUSIC
Advantage: Pig

EDITING/PACING
Advantage: Pig

STORY/MEANING
Advantage: Belfast

DIRECTING
Advantage: Belfast

TIME MANAGEMENT
Advantage: Pig

LASTABILITY
Advantage: Belfast

A FILMS GOAL
Advantage: Belfast

FINAL SCORE
Pig – 9
Belfast – 13 (2021 Grand Prix – Best Movie of 2021)

 

Tournament Of Film 2021 – Popcorn Movie / Complete Bracket

POPCORN FILM BRACKET – First Round
(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

1) Dune Vs. 16) Tom & Jerry

ACTING
Advantage: Dune

WRITING/DIALOGUE
Advantage: Dune

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Advantage: Dune

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS
Advantage: Dune

SOUND/MUSIC
Advantage: Dune

EDITING/PACING
Advantage: Tom & Jerry

STORY/MEANING
Advantage: Dune

DIRECTING
Advantage: Dune

TIME MANAGEMENT
Advantage: Tom & Jerry

LASTABILITY
Advantage: Tom & Jerry

A FILMS GOAL
TIE

FINAL SCORE
1) Dune – 15 (Advances to 2nd Round)
16) Tom & Jerry – 7

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Tournament Of Film 2021 – Comedy / Complete Bracket

COMEDY BRACKET – First Round
(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

1) Licorice Pizza Vs. 16) Love Hard

ACTING
Advantage: Licorice Pizza

WRITING/DIALOGUE
Advantage: Licorice Pizza

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Advantage: Licorice Pizza

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS
Advantage: Licorice Pizza

SOUND/MUSIC
Advantage: Love Hard

EDITING/PACING
Advantage: Love Hard

STORY/MEANING
TIE

DIRECTING
Advantage: Licorice Pizza

TIME MANAGEMENT
Advantage: Love Hard

LASTABILITY
Advantage: Licorice Pizza

A FILMS GOAL
Advantage: Love Hard

FINAL SCORE
1) Licorice Pizza – 13 (Advances to 2nd Round)
16) Love Hard – 9

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Tournament Of Film 2021 – Action Movie / Complete Bracket

ACTION FILM BRACKET – First Round
(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

1) No Time To Die Vs. 16) The White Tiger

ACTING
TIE

WRITING/DIALOGUE
Advantage: The White Tiger

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Advantage: No Time To Die

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS
Advantage: No Time To Die

SOUND/MUSIC
Advantage: No Time To Die

EDITING/PACING
Advantage: No Time To Die

STORY/MEANING
Advantage: The White Tiger

DIRECTING
Advantage: The White Tiger

TIME MANAGEMENT
Advantage: No Time To Die

LASTABILITY
Advantage: No Time To Die

A FILMS GOAL
Advantage: No Time To Die

FINAL SCORE
1) No Time To Die – 15 (Advances to 2nd Round)
16) The White Tiger – 7

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Tournament Of Film 2021 – Introduction

Welcome to the 2021 Simple Minded Entertainment Tournament Of Film! Here’s the seeding and 1st round match-ups for the Tournament of Film, broken down by category (action, comedy, drama and popcorn movies). The rules and the selection process for the tournament are also highlighted below.
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ACTION BRACKET
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1. No Time To Die Vs. 16. The White Tiger
2. Titane Vs. 15. High Ground
3. Pig Vs. 14. The King’s Man
4. The Battle At Lake Changjin (Chang Jin Hu) Vs. 13. The Beta Test
5. The Green Knight Vs. 12. Azor
6. The Card Counter Vs. 11. Wrath Of Man
7. Raging Fire (Nou Fo) Vs. 10. Escape From Mogadishu (Mogadisyu)
8. Nightmare Alley Vs. 9. The Dry
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COMEDY BRACKET
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1. Licorice Pizza Vs. 16. Love Hard
2. The Worst Person In The World (Verdens Verste Menneske) Vs. 15. Delicious (Delicieux)
3. The French Dispatch Vs. 14. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
4. Cruella Vs. 13. Queenpins
5. Don’t Look Up Vs. 12. The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things
6. Red Rocket Vs. 11. Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn (Babardeala Cu Bucluc Sau Porno Balamuc)
7. Cyrano Vs. 10. Bad Christmas (La Noche Magica)
8. Contra Vs. 9. Nothing Serious
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DRAMA BRACKET
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1. Drive My Car (Doraibu Mai Ka) Vs. 16. Dear Evan Hansen
2. Belfast Vs. 15. Last Night In Soho
3. The Power Of The Dog Vs. 14. Days (Rizi)
4. West Side Story Vs. 13. tick, tick… BOOM!
5. The Hand Of God (E Stata La Mano Di Dio) Vs. 12. Paper Spiders
6. CODA Vs. 11. Benedetta
7. House Of Gucci Vs. 10. C’mon C’mon
8. The Good Boss (El Buen Patron) Vs. 9. Annette
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POPCORN MOVIE BRACKET
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1. Dune Vs. 16. Tom & Jerry
2. Encanto Vs. 15. Ron’s Gone Wrong
3. Spider-Man: No Way Home Vs. 14. The Matrix Resurrections
4. Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings Vs. 13. Zombie Reddy
5. Luca Vs. 12. A Writer’s Odyssey (Ci Sha Xiao Shuo Jia)
6. The Mitchells Versus The Machines Vs. 11. Ghostbusters: Afterlife
7. The Suicide Squad Vs. 10. Free Guy
8. Belle (Ryu To Sobakasu No Hime) Vs. 9. Even Mice Belong In Heaven (I Mysi Patri Do Nebe)
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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Grand Prix Final / Jojo Rabbit Vs. Long Day’s Journey Into Night

And just like that, we have come to the end of the 2019 Simple Minded Entertainment Tournament Of Film.  Congratulations to the winner and all the great movies from 2019.

Grand Prix Final

(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

  Vs.  

Jojo Rabbit Vs. Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan)

ACTING

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

 

FINAL SCORE

Jojo Rabbit – 12 (2019 Grand Prix – Best Movie of 2019)

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan) – 10

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CONGRATULATIONS TO JOJO RABBIT FOR BEING NAMED THE BEST MOVIE OF 2019!

 

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Semifinal #2 / Drama Vs. Popcorn Movie

SEMIFINAL #2

(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

  Vs.  

DRAMA VS. POPCORN MOVIE

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan) (12 – Drama) Vs. Pokemon Detective Pikachu (11 – Popcorn Movie)

ACTING

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

LASTABILITY

TIE

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

 

FINAL SCORE

Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan) (12 – Drama) – 15 (Advances to Final)

Pokemon Detective Pikachu (11 – Popcorn Movie) – 7

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The Tournament Continues!

 

TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Semifinal #1 / Action Vs. Comedy

SEMIFINAL #1

(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

ACTION VS. COMEDY

  Vs.  

Uncut Gems (8 – Action) Vs. Jojo Rabbit (2 – Comedy)

ACTING

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

WRITING/DIALOGUE

TIE

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Jojo Rabbit

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

 

FINAL SCORE

Uncut Gems (8 – Action) – 5

Jojo Rabbit (2 – Comedy) – 17 (Advances to Final)

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The Tournament Continues!

 

TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Popcorn Movie Bracket Final / 3rd Round & Quarterfinal Results

POPCORN MOVIE BRACKET – Third Round

(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

1) Toy Story 4 Vs. 13) Doctor Sleep

ACTING

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

WRITING/DIALOGUE

TIE

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

 

FINAL SCORE

1) Toy Story 4 – 7

13) Doctor Sleep – 15 (Advances to Quarterfinal)

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2) Avengers:  Endgame Vs. 11) Pokemon Detective Pikachu

ACTING

TIE

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Avengers:  Endgame

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Avengers:  Endgame

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Avengers:  Endgame

 

FINAL SCORE

2) Avengers:  Endgame – 7

11) Pokemon Detective Pikachu – 15 (Advances to Quarterfinal)

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 QUARTERFINAL

POPCORN MOVIE BRACKET FINAL

(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

11) Pokemon Detective Pikachu Vs. 13) Doctor Sleep

ACTING

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

WRITING/DIALOGUE

TIE

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Doctor Sleep

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Detective Pikachu

 

FINAL SCORE

11) Pokemon Detective Pikachu – 13 (Top Popcorn Movie 2019 – Advances to Semifinals)

13) Doctor Sleep – 9

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The Tournament Continues!

 

TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Drama Bracket Final / 3rd Round & Quarterfinal Results

DRAMA BRACKET – Third Round

(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

9) Honey Boy Vs. 12) Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan)

ACTING

Advantage:  Honey Boy

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Honey Boy

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Honey Boy

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Honey Boy

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Long Day’s Journey Into Night

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Honey Boy

 

FINAL SCORE

9) Honey Boy – 10

12) Long Day’s Journey Into Night – 12 (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan)  (Advances to Quarterfinal)

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6) Ford V Ferrari Vs. 10) An Officer And A Spy (J’Accuse)

ACTING

TIE

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  An Officer And A Spy

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  An Officer And A Spy

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  An Officer And A Spy

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  An Officer And A Spy

 

FINAL SCORE

6) Ford V Ferrari – 13 (Advances to Quarterfinal)

10) An Officer And A Spy (J’Accuse) – 9

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 QUARTERFINAL

DRAMA BRACKET FINAL

(2 Points Per Category Win, 1 Point Per Tie)

6) Ford V Ferrari Vs. 12) Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan)

ACTING

TIE

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  A Long Day’s Journey Into Night

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  A Long Day’s Journey Into Night

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  A Long Day’s Journey Into Night

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  A Long Day’s Journey Into Night

DIRECTING

Advantage:  A Long Day’s Journey Into Night

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  A Long Day’s Journey Into Night

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  A Long Day’s Journey Into Night

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Ford V Ferrari

 

FINAL SCORE

6) Ford V Ferrari – 7

12) Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan) – 15 (Top Drama 2019 – Advances to Semifinals)

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The Tournament Continues!