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Cinemarch Madness: Demme Division
March 19, 2013 – 9:41 AM | 9 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Demme Division

The Demme Division presents a by-now-familiar Cinemarch Madness dilemma: what's your third vote? The Deer Hunter is so challenging, so visually dark it seems to have been filmed from inside a keg, Walken's face so …

Cinemarch Madness: Mathias Division Poll
March 18, 2013 – 1:46 PM | 5 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Mathias Division Poll

Brutal draw; the only thing I can rule out is Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken, because I think it's a bit lightweight, but that's just me.
My votes? Precious and Capturing the Friedmans get honorable mentions, …

Cinemarch Madness: Haneke Division Poll
March 17, 2013 – 10:59 AM | 17 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Haneke Division Poll

At last, a no-brainer. Granted, having seen a few others in the division might have made the choice more difficult, but as it is, I can eliminate both the Bette Davis flicks; I like them, …

Cinemarch Madness: Truffaut Division Poll
March 16, 2013 – 10:41 AM | 5 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Truffaut Division Poll

Frankie, Frankie, Frankie. Ya killin' me here.
…Okay. I haven't seen Central Station, The Heiress, Judgment at Nuremberg, or Monster's Ball, so I won't vote for them.
That doesn't help much in terms of ruling things out, …

Cinemarch Madness: Jordan Division Poll
March 15, 2013 – 12:21 PM | 9 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Jordan Division Poll

Two clear favorites here in the Jordan Division, just based on nominations-round name-checking: The Killing Fields and Saving Private Ryan. The first I endorse; the second I consider more of an action movie, and the …

Cinemarch Madness: Herman Division Poll
March 14, 2013 – 11:53 AM | 16 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Herman Division Poll

The inevitable division in which I haven't seen much, alas. A very few words about the films I know, then, starting with Double Indemnity. I watched it for the first time recently (…I know, I …

Cinemarch Madness: Polley Division Poll
March 13, 2013 – 11:17 AM | 5 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Polley Division Poll

Without double-checking the remaining divisions, I have to compare Polley to the NL East, where you've got one team contending and the rest pantsing around like the Bad News Bears.
Washington Nationals duty in this lineup …

Cinemarch Madness: De Palma Division Poll
March 12, 2013 – 10:09 AM | 17 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: De Palma Division Poll

Wow.
I don't know if Blow Out will do very well, but it's a great film with no hope for human beings — as well as 1) De Palma at his best at harnessing his intensities …

Cinemarch Madness: Milestone Division
March 11, 2013 – 12:33 PM | One Comment
Cinemarch Madness: Milestone Division

We may have to conduct a separate poll for who gets Cinemarch Madness's poster-girl honors: Emily Watson and Emmanuelle Riva well in the lead at this point.
Milestone is an odd lot, isn't it? Yeah, I …

Cinemarch Madness: George Division Poll
March 10, 2013 – 11:53 AM | 9 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: George Division Poll

From the looks of the nominations thread, the George Divison belongs to Hotel Rwanda, Pan's Labyrinth, and Where the Red Fern Grows. We saw valid cases made for all; I haven't watched any of these, …