TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Action Movie Bracket / 2nd Round Results

ACTION MOVIE BRACKET – Second Round

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

 

1) Parasite (Gisaengchung) Vs. 8) Uncut Gems

ACTING

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Parasite

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Parasite

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

STORY/MEANING

TIE

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Uncut Gems

 

FINAL SCORE

1) Parasite (Gisaengchung) – 5

8) Uncut Gems – 17 (Advances to 3rd Round)

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Popcorn Movie Bracket / 1st Round Results

POPCORN MOVIE BRACKET – First Round

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

1) Toy Story 4 Vs. 16) Sound & Fury

ACTING

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Sound & Fury

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Sound & Fury

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Sound & Fury

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Sound & Fury

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Sound & Fury

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Toy Story 4

 

FINAL SCORE

1) Toy Story 4 – 12  (Advances to 2nd Round)

16) Sound & Fury – 10

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Drama Bracket / 1st Round Results

DRAMA BRACKET – First Round

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

1) Pain And Glory (Dolor Y Gloria) Vs. 16) Spare Room

ACTING

Advantage:  Pain And Glory

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Pain And Glory

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Pain And Glory

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Pain And Glory

SOUND/MUSIC

TIE

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Pain And Glory

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Pain And Glory

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Pain And Glory

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Spare Room

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Pain And Glory

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Spare Room

 

FINAL SCORE

1) Pain And Glory (Dolor Y Gloria) – 17 (Advances to 2nd Round)

16) Spare Room – 5

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Comedy Bracket / 1st Round Results

COMEDY BRACKET – First Round

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

1) The Farewell Vs. 16) The Perfect Date

ACTING

Advantage:  The Farewell

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  The Perfect Date

CINEMATOGRAPHY

TIE

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  The Farewell

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  The Farewell

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  The Perfect Date

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  The Farewell

DIRECTING

Advantage:  The Farewell

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  The Perfect Date

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  The Perfect Date

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  The Farewell

 

FINAL SCORE

1) The Farewell – 13 (Advances to 2nd Round)

16) The Perfect Date – 9

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – Action Movie Bracket / 1st Round Results

ACTION MOVIE BRACKET – First Round

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

1) Parasite (Gisaengchung) Vs. 16) The Art Of Self-Defense

ACTING

Advantage:  Parasite

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  The Art Of Self Defense

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Parasite

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Parasite

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Parasite

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  The Art Of Self Defense

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  The Art Of Self Defense

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Parasite

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  The Art Of Self Defense

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  The Art Of Self Defense

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Parasite

 

FINAL SCORE

1) Parasite (Gisaengchung – 12 (Advances to 2nd Round)

16) The Art Of Self-Defense – 10

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2019 – An Introduction And Beginning

We come to you with the 2019 Simple Minded Entertainment Tournament Of Film!  Back again for another year.  Using our thorough and detailed analysis, we have narrowed down the field to 64 movies that will take part in the Tournament of Film.  So without further ado, here’s the seeding and 1st round matchups 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.

ACTION BRACKETT

  1. Parasite (Gisaengchung) Vs. 16. The Art Of Self-Defense
  2. Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Vs. 15. Motherless Brooklyn
  3. Joker Vs. 14. Under The Silver Lake
  4. 1917 Vs. 13. Togo
  5. Les Miserables Vs. 12. Bigil
  6. The Irishman Vs. 11. Monos
  7. Knives Out Vs. 10. Ad Astra
  8. Uncut Gems Vs. 9. Hustlers

 

COMEDY BRACKET

  1. The Farewell Vs. 16. The Perfect Date
  2. Jojo Rabbit Vs. 15. Between Two Ferns: The Movie
  3. Dolemite Is My Name Vs. 14. Brittany Runs A Marathon
  4. Booksmart Vs. 13. Isn’t It Romantic
  5. Yesterday Vs. 12. Gloria Bell
  6. The Last Black Man In San Francisco Vs. 11. Good Boys
  7. Last Christmas Vs. 10. Blinded By The Light
  8. The Peanut Butter Falcon Vs. 9. Pegasus (Fei Chi Ren Sheng)

 

DRAMA BRACKET

  1. Pain And Glory (Dolor Y Gloria) Vs. 16. Spare Room
  2. Marriage Story Vs. 15. High Flying Bird
  3. Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (Portrait De La Jeune Fille En Feu) Vs. 14. Judy
  4. Little Women Vs. 13. Bombshell
  5. Rocketman Vs. 12. Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Diqiu Zuihou De Yewan)
  6. Ford V Ferrari Vs. 11. Richard Jewell
  7. The Lighthouse Vs. 10. An Officer And A Spy (J’Accuse)
  8. A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood Vs. 9. Honey Boy

 

POPCORN MOVIE BRACKET

  1. Toy Story 4 Vs. 16. Sound & Fury
  2. Avengers: Endgame Vs. 15. The Bears’ Famous Invasion Of Sicily (La Fameuse Invasion Des Ours En Sicile)
  3. I Lost My Body (J’Ai Perdu Mon Corps) Vs. 14. A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
  4. Klaus Vs. 13. Doctor Sleep
  5. Us Vs. 12. Kesari
  6. Weathering With You (Tenki No Ko) Vs. 11. Pokemon Detective Pikachu
  7. Bacurau Vs. 10. Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy
  8. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise Of Skywalker Vs. 9.  The Wandering Earth (Liu Lang Di Qiu)

 

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2018 – Grand Prix Final / Bohemian Rhapsody Vs. Black ’47

And so we have come to the end of the Tournament Of Film 2018.  Congratulations to the winner and make sure you watch all the great movies of 2018.

GRAND PRIX FINAL

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

  Vs. 

Bohemian Rhapsody Vs. Black ‘47

ACTING

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Black ‘47

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Black ‘47

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Black ‘47

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Black ‘47

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Black ‘47

FINAL SCORE

Bohemian Rhapsody – 12 (2018 Grand Prix – Best Movie of 2018)

Black ’47 – 10

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CONGRATULATIONS TO BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY FOR BEING NAMED THE BEST MOVIE OF 2018!

 

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2018 – Semifinal #2 / Drama Vs. Popcorn Movie

SEMIFINAL #2

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

DRAMA VS. POPCORN MOVIE

  Vs. 

Bohemian Rhapsody (6 – Drama) Vs. Isle Of Dogs (4 – Popcorn Movie)

ACTING

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

TIME MANAGEMENT

TIE

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Bohemian Rhapsody

FINAL SCORE

Bohemian Rhapsody (6 – Drama) – 13 (Advances to Final)

Isle Of Dogs (4 – Popcorn Movie) – 9

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2018 – Semifinal #1 / Action Vs. Comedy

SEMIFINAL #1

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

ACTION VS. COMEDY

  Vs. 

Black ‘47 (9 – Action) Vs. Sorry To Bother You (3 – Comedy)

ACTING

Advantage:  Black ‘47

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Sorry To Bother You

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Sorry To Bother You

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Sorry To Bother You

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Black ‘47

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Black ‘47

STORY/MEANING

TIE

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Sorry To Bother You

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Black ‘47

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Black ‘47

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Black ‘47

FINAL SCORE

Black ‘47 (9 – Action) – 13 (Advances to Final)

Sorry To Bother You (3 – Comedy) – 9

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2018 – Popcorn Movie Bracket / 3rd Round & Quarterfinal Results

POPCORN MOVIE BRACKET – THIRD ROUND

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

1) Spider-Man:  Into The Spider-Verse Vs. 4) Isle Of Dogs

ACTING

TIE

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Spider-Man

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Spider-Man

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Spider-Man

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Spider-Man

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Isle Of Dogs

FINAL SCORE

1) Spider-Man:  Into The Spider-Verse – 9

4) Isle Of Dogs – 13 (Advances to Quarterfinal)

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