TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2016 – Action Movie Bracket / 1st Round Results

ACTION MOVIE BRACKET

ROUND 1 RESULTS

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

1) Elle Vs. 16) Chongqing Hot Pot

ACTING
Advantage: Elle

WRITING/DIALOGUE
Advantage: Elle

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Advantage: Chongqing Hot Pot

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS
Advantage: Chongqing Hot Pot

SOUND/MUSIC
Advantage: Elle

EDITING/PACING
Advantage: Chongqing Hot Pot

STORY/MEANING
Advantage: Elle

DIRECTING
Advantage: Elle

TIME MANAGEMENT
Advantage: Chongqing Hot Pot

LASTABILITY
Advantage: Chongqing Hot Pot

A FILMS GOAL
Advantage: Elle

FINAL SCORE

1) Elle – 12 (Advances to 2nd Round)
16) Chongqing Hot Pot – 10

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2016 – Comedy Bracket / 1st Round Results

COMEDY MOVIE BRACKET

ROUND 1 RESULTS

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

1) La La Land Vs. 16) One Man and His Cow (La Vache)

ACTING
TIE

WRITING/DIALOGUE
Advantage: One Man and His Cow

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Advantage: La La Land

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS
Advantage: La La Land

SOUND/MUSIC
Advantage: La La Land

EDITING/PACING
Advantage: One Man and His Cow

STORY/MEANING
Advantage: One Man and His Cow

DIRECTING
Advantage: La La Land

TIME MANAGEMENT
Advantage: One Man and His Cow

LASTABILITY
Advantage: La La Land

A FILMS GOAL
Advantage: La La Land

FINAL SCORE
1) La La Land – 13 (Advances to 2nd Round)
16) One Man and His Cow (La Vache) – 9

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TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2016 – Popcorn Movie Bracket / 1st Round Results

POPCORN MOVIE BRACKET

ROUND 1 RESULTS

1) Zootopia Vs. 16) Shin Godzilla (Shin Gojira)

ACTING

Advantage:  Zootopia

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Zootopia

CINEMATOGRAPHY

TIE

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Zootopia

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Shin Godzilla

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Shin Godzilla

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Zootopia

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Zootopia

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Shin Godzilla

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Zootopia

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Zootopia

FINAL SCORE

1) Zootopia – 15 (Advances to 2nd Round)

16) Shin Godzilla (Shin Gojira) – 7

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2) Kubo and the Two Strings Vs. 15) X-Men:  Apocalypse

ACTING

TIE

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Kubo

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Kubo

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Kubo

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Kubo

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  X-Men

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  X-Men

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Kubo

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Kubo

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  X-Men

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Kubo

FINAL SCORE

2) Kubo and the Two Strings – 15 (Advances to 2nd Round)

15) X-Men:  Apocalypse – 7

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3) Arrival Vs. 14) Suicide Squad

ACTING

Advantage:  Arrival

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Arrival

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Suicide Squad

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Suicide Squad

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Suicide Squad

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Suicide Squad

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Arrival

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Arrival

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Suicide Squad

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Suicide Squad

A FILMS GOAL

TIE

FINAL SCORE

3) Arrival – 9

14) Suicide Squad – 13 (Advances to 2nd Round)

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4) Moana Vs. 13) Batman v Superman:  Dawn of Justice

ACTING

Advantage:  Batman v Superman

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Moana

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Batman v Superman

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Moana

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Moana

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Moana

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Moana

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Batman v Superman

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Moana

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Batman v Superman

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Batman v Superman

FINAL SCORE

4) Moana – 12 (Advances to 2nd Round)

13) Batman v Superman:  Dawn of Justice – 10

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5) Captain America:  Civil War Vs. 12) The Secret Life of Pets

ACTING

Advantage:  Captain America

WRITING/DIALOGUE

TIE

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Captain America

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Captain America

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  The Secret Life of Pets

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  The Secret Life of Pets

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Captain America

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Captain America

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  The Secret Life of Pets

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  The Secret Life of Pets

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Captain America

FINAL SCORE

5) Captain America:  Civil War – 13 (Advances to 2nd Round)

12) The Secret Life of Pets – 9

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6) Rogue One:  A Star Wars Story Vs. 11) Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa)

ACTING

Advantage:  Rogue One

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Your Name

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Rogue One

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

TIE

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Rogue One

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Your Name

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  Your Name

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Your Name

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Your Name

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Your Name

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Rogue One

FINAL SCORE

6) Rogue One:  A Star Wars Story – 9

11) Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa) – 13 (Advances to 2nd Round)

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7) Deadpool Vs. 10) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

ACTING

Advantage:  Deadpool

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  Deadpool

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  Fantastic Beasts

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  Fantastic Beasts

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  Fantastic Beasts

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  Deadpool

STORY/MEANING

TIE

DIRECTING

Advantage:  Fantastic Beasts

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  Deadpool

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  Deadpool

A FILMS GOAL

Advantage:  Deadpool

FINAL SCORE

7) Deadpool – 13 (Advances to 2nd Round)

10) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – 9

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8) The Jungle Book Vs. 9) The Wailing (Goksung)

ACTING

Advantage:  The Wailing

WRITING/DIALOGUE

Advantage:  The Jungle Book

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Advantage:  The Jungle Book

PRODUCTION DESIGN/VISUALS

Advantage:  The Jungle Book

SOUND/MUSIC

Advantage:  The Jungle Book

EDITING/PACING

Advantage:  The Jungle Book

STORY/MEANING

Advantage:  The Jungle Book

DIRECTING

Advantage:  The Wailing

TIME MANAGEMENT

Advantage:  The Jungle Book

LASTABILITY

Advantage:  The Jungle Book

A FILMS GOAL

TIE

FINAL SCORE

8) The Jungle Book – 17 (Advances to 2nd Round)

9) The Wailing (Goksung) – 5

TOURNAMENT OF FILM 2016 – Full Bracket, Seedings, Rules and Information

The wait is over and the Simple Minded Tournament of Film for 2016 begins now!  Using our thorough and detailed analysis, we have narrowed down the field to the 64 movies that will take part in the Simple Minded Entertainment Tournament of Film 2016.  So without further ado, here’s the bracket with seedings and 1st round match-ups broken down by category (action, comedy, drama and popcorn movies).  The rules and the selection process for the tournament are also highlighted below.  Let’s begin!

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ACTION BRACKETT
  1. Elle Vs. 16. Chongqing Hot Pot
  2. Hacksaw Ridge Vs. 15. Goldstone
  3. Hell or High Water Vs. 14. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
  4. The Accountant Vs. 13. Snowden
  5. Udta Punjab Vs. 12. Inferno
  6. Operation Mekong (Mei Gong He Xing Dong) Vs. 11. Eye in the Sky
  7. Fan Vs. 10. A Violent Prosecutor (Geom-sa-oe-jeon)
  8. Cold War II (Hon Zin 2) Vs. 9. A Conspiracy of Faith (Flaskepost Fra P)

 

COMEDY BRACKET
  1. La La Land Vs. 16. One Man and His Cow (La Vache)
  2. Toni Erdmann Vs. 15. Girl Asleep
  3. Hunt for the Wilderpeople Vs. 14. Don’t Think Twice
  4. Sing Street Vs. 13. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
  5. Sing Vs. 12. Luck-Key (Leokki)
  6. Kapoor & Sons Vs. 11. The Edge of Seventeen
  7. The Distinguished Citizen (El Ciudadano Ilustre) Vs. 10. The Nice Guys
  8. Hail, Caesar! Vs. 9. Captain Fantastic

 

DRAMA BRACKET
  1. Manchester by the Sea Vs. 16. The Fundamentals of Caring
  2. Moonlight Vs. 15. Christine
  3. I, Daniel Blake Vs. 14. The First, The Last (Les Premiers Les Derniers)
  4. The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) Vs. 13. Silence
  5. Dangal Vs. 12. Nocturnal Animals
  6. Lion Vs. 11. Me Before You
  7. Aquarius Vs. 10. The Red Turtle (La Tortue Rouge)
  8. Hidden Figures Vs. 9. Neerja

 

POPCORN MOVIE BRACKET
  1. Zootopia Vs. 16. Shin Godzilla (Shin Gojira)
  2. Kubo and the Two Strings Vs. 15. X-Men: Apocalypse
  3. Arrival Vs. 14. Suicide Squad
  4. Moana Vs. 13. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  5. Captain America: Civil War Vs. 12. The Secret Life of Pets
  6. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Vs. 11. Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa)
  7. Deadpool Vs. 10. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  8. The Jungle Book Vs. 9. The Wailing (Goksung)

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