Row Three Favorite Films (2013)

For what is probably the first time in RowThree history we were actually able to get our acts together and dish out the annual “best of” list in a timely manner (i.e. before February). Everyone on the team contributed their version of what stood out most in 2013 through the eye of cinema. Mostly in the form of a Top Ten list, but there are some...

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Filling the Holes

This week I finally got around to watching Singin’ in the Rain. A classic movie that is one of those, “you’ve never seen THAT!?” titles. After finishing it, as delighted as I was with the film, I was more just pissed off at myself for not having watching much sooner! Well this sort of thing will not stand, man. So I’m taking a page...

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Sequeltology

A couple of years ago we hosted a bracket tournament here at RowThree to determine who the “best” director of all time is. I think we settled on someone obvious – like Hitchcock or Spielberg or something. It seemed to be more work than it was worth and we haven’t tried it again. But it seems someone else is willing to run the show this...

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Happy New Year

    Happy New Year from Row Three and a big hearty welcome to the end of times and bad blockbuster CGI (as per the Aztecs and Mr. Emmerich, respectively), 2012! Just a curious poll to start this year (reply in the comment section). What was the last film you watched in 2011? This not too taxing poll idea comes about via one of my Toronto movie...

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March Madness: Director’s Cut [and the winner is...]

That is it. That. Is. It! By only ONE vote, the master of suspense takes down Akira Kurosawa. It must’ve been my initial vote that turned the tide. But Alfred Hitchcock has won this year’s director’s tournament. Thanks to everyone who played and it was a fun little mind distractor while it lasted. I’m sure we’ll be back in the not...

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March Madness: Director’s Cut [FINAL ROUND]

This one is for all the marbles. Welcome to the FINAL ROUND of the RowThree March Madness pool! The four divisions of contenders have been eliminated and now only two stand. It’s up to you to decide who will take home the big trophy. This poll will remain open for about 24 hours. There can be only one victor. (Note: there was a fifth set of brackets we...

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March Madness: Director’s Cut [THE FINAL FOUR!]

Welcome to The Final Four (ROUND FIVE) of the RowThree March Madness pool! The four divisions of contenders have finally come together looking to advance to the championship game. It’s up to you to decide who advances. Look through each bracket within all five divisions and make your choice. After a few days the polls will close and we’ll see who...

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March Madness: Director’s Cut [ROUND FOUR]

Welcome to ROUND FOUR of the RowThree March Madness pool! We’ve got four divisions of contenders looking to advance to the next round (Note: there is a fifth set of brackets we’re calling the Consolation Division – a group of 16 directors we really wanted to see compete but weren’t quite “worthy” of the big dance). It’s...

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March Madness: Director’s Cut [ROUND THREE]

Welcome to ROUND THREE of the RowThree March Madness pool! We’ve got four divisions of contenders looking to advance to the next round (Note: there is a fifth set of brackets we’re calling the Consolation Division – a group of 16 directors we really wanted to see compete but weren’t quite “worthy” of the big dance)....

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March Madness: Director’s Cut [ROUND TWO]

Welcome to ROUND TWO of the RowThree March Madness pool! We’ve got four divisions of contenders looking to advance to the next round (Note: there is a fifth set of brackets we’re calling the Consolation Division – a group of 16 directors we really wanted to see compete but weren’t quite “worthy” of the big dance). It’s...

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