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SHERDOG MOVIE CLUB: Let's pick the Week 197 movie! Battle Royale VII

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Let's pick the Week 197 movie! Battle Royale VII

Poll closed Feb 7, 2020.
  1. The Endless (2018)

    15.4%
  2. Pusher II (2004)

    23.1%
  3. Mirror (1975)

    30.8%
  4. Sushi Girl (2012)

    15.4%
  5. Ex Machina (2014)

    15.4%
  6. Boyz in the hood (1991)

    30.8%
  7. Racer and the Jailbird (2017)

    7.7%
  8. My Bloody Valentine (1981)

    38.5%
  9. Braveheart (1995)

    23.1%
  10. The Chaser (2008)

    15.4%
  11. A Bullet For the General (1967)

    30.8%
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  1. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Sherdog Movie Club Battle Royale Week!

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    Rules:

    1: Every member has 3 votes!

    2: You are NOT allowed to vote for your own Nomination!

    3: 12 picks in total!

    Our candidates!

    The Endless (2018)

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    Nominated by: @MusterX

    Director: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead

    Premise: As kids, they escaped a UFO death cult. Now, two adult brothers seek answers after an old videotape surfaces and brings them back to where they began.



    Pusher II (2004)

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    Nominated by: @Zer

    Director: The Refn

    Premise: Tony is released from prison - again. This time he has his mind set on changing his broken down life, but that is easier said than done.




    Mirror (1975)

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    Nominated by: @HenryFlower

    Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

    Premise: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.

    Eeason: the greatest film of all time. enough said.




    Sushi Girl (2012)

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    Nominated by: @jei

    Director: Kern Saxton

    Premise: Upon his release from prison, Fish is brought to an abandoned restaurant by his old associate, Duke, to celebrate his newfound freedom. However, there's unfinished business that Duke is determined to solve.

    Reason for Nominating: Almost primarily straight to video other than appearing at a few festivals, this flick is a love letter to some of those wacky directors we all love so much -- I'm looking at you, Tarantino -- and does a whole lot with what it has to work with. I'm never mad when some of these actors featured in this picture ham it up, and they sure do.




    Ex Machina (2014)

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    Nominated by: @HARRISON_3

    Director: Alex Garland

    Premise: A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced humanoid A.I.




    Boyz in the hood (1991)

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    Nominated by: @Scott Parker 27

    Director: John Singleton

    Premise: Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.




    Racer and the Jailbird (2017)

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    Nominated by: @moreorless87

    Director: Michaël R. Roskam

    Premise: Set against the background of a brutal crime gang in Brussels, a tragic love story between Gigi, a high-flying gangster, and Bibi, a young racing driver with very upper-class roots.



    My Bloody Valentine (1981)

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    Nominated by: @FrontNakedChoke

    Director: George Mihalka

    Premise: A decades-old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.




    Braveheart (1995)

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    Nominated by: @Bubzeh

    Director: Mel Gibson

    Premise: When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.




    The Chaser (2008)

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    Nominated by: @LHWBelt

    Director: Hong-jin Na

    Premise: A disgraced ex-policeman who runs a small ring of prostitutes finds himself in a race against time when one of his women goes missing.




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    A Bullet For the General (1967)

    Nominated by: @europe1

    Director: Damiano Damiani

    Premise: A band of Mexican gun-runners employed by a revolutionary general accept an American into their gang.

    Reason for Nominating: I was considering doing a Spaghetti Western-theme next week but went another route. So instead I'm nominating A Bullet For the General, since it's a movie that I consider to be all-in-all pretty fantastic and exemplary of the Spaghetti-genre in terms of themes and style. (plus it's available on Youtube)




    Members: @europe1 @MusterX @sweetviolenturg @FrontNakedChoke @chickenluver @Scott Parker 27 @Yotsuya @jei @LHWBelt @HARRISON_3 @Bubzeh @moreorless87 @HenryFlower @Zer
     
  2. HARRISON_3 Steel Belt

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    Is Sushi Girl the sequel to Tank Girl?

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  3. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    So the trailers are missing from Mirror and Jailbird and the Racer -- but for some reason, Sherdog isn't allowing me to edit the OP. Clearly jei is attempting to manipulate the outcome!

    So here they are instead.



     
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  4. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Clearly Ice-T's greatest thespian performance.

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  5. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Just so people know. I initially set the votes to 1 vote each instead of 3. Before I had time to correct it, Harrison had voted. So I gave him the opportunity to vote twice-more over PM. So there are 2 votes that aren't in the pool.
     
  6. HenryFlower (sheesh!)

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    the Iowa caucus debacle has leaked into the SMC!!
     
  7. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Don't worry. I'll announce the winner via coin-flip :cool:
     
  8. Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    Ah crap I voted on y'alls movies lol. My bad.
     
  9. MusterX Titanium Belt

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    Now you must join.

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  10. Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    That's fair. I was considering it as was. Il shoot u that PM.
     
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  12. MusterX Titanium Belt

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    @europe1 will give you the info when he gets back online.
     
  13. Scott Parker 27 Your Mom's Box

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    Europe1 your nomination looks awesome. I'm hoping that wins but I'm watching it either way.
     
  14. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Please Welcome the Newest Member to the SMC!
    @Wizzlebiz!!!

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  15. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    As mentioned, I think it's pretty fantastic. One of my favourite endings in film. There's also like a 30 minutes stretch of the movie where they're just riding around and killing people in clever ways and it's great.:D
     
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    Damn I forgot the submit a movie for this, although I'm pretty sure my nominee has never won this thing anyway, but I could have stolen some votes and influenced the result of course.

    Bunch of good picks as always, going to be difficult to choose.
     
  17. Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    Ty for having me. Looking forward to enjoyable conversations with you all.
     
  18. MusterX Titanium Belt

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    Welcome @Wizzlebiz , your contract is over there on the floor.

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  19. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    Uhh... guys! GUYS! Including Harrison's PM votes, we have a 4-way draw between Mirror, Boyz, Valentine and Bullet For the General. This has never happened before. What the hell do we do? Having a tie-breaker between 4 films just seem kinda dumb.:D
     
  20. europe1 It´s a nice peninsula to Asia

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    DRAW!

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    Alright. I'm pulling a bit of an executive decision here. With all votes counted (Harrison voted for both of these movies), there is a 4-way draw between these and Mirror/Bullet for a General. Now a 4-way tie-breaker with 12 voting-members seems like a recipe for another goddamn tie, so I'm reluctant to do that. However, since the newest member (Wizzlebiz) also voted for these two movies, I've elected to count his votes as well. Normally we don't count the votes of someone who join mid-voting, but this seems to easiest way to resolve the deadlock.

    Tie-breaker it is!​

    Members: @europe1 @MusterX @FrontNakedChoke @chickenluver @Scott Parker 27 @Yotsuya @jei @LHWBelt @HARRISON_3 @Bubzeh @moreorless87 @HenryFlower @Zer @Wizzlebiz
     

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