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The 00s Draft: Snub Draft

post #1 of 31
Thread Starter 

So, the way this will work, is you pick two movies you're annoyed didn't get drafted, for any reason at all. Stuff you wanted but didn't get because of theme, or guilty pleasures, or whatever.

 

It's arranged by hour to keep the conversation going through the day. You can call it a bonus round if you like, I'm thinking it's more of a miss list. If you missed some times, I'm moving you to the end of the day. No biggie, it's just the snub draft, yo.

 

 


9AM-10AM

Fat Elvis

Paul Allen

Whiteboy Jones

Justin Clark


10AM-11AM

Eileen

Nexus -7

Kevin Matchstick

MrTyres

 

11AM-12PM

Something Clever

Bailey

Diva

 

12PM-1PM

EvilTwin

HunterTarantino

Richard Dickson

Raspberry Leper

 

1PM-2PM

yt

McNooj

MrCellophane

 

2PM-3PM

Hammerhead

Anyawatchin Angel

Judas Booth

Glisten

Erix

 

3PM-4PM

Leonard

AndrewHawkins

Arjen Rudd

Fuzzy Dunlop

 

4PM-5PM

Moltisanti

Bendrix

Ratty

TimK

Gabe T

bravejoe

Choptop

 

post #2 of 31

"What is Jerusalem? Your holy places lie over the Jewish temple that the Romans pulled down; the Muslim places of worship lie over yours! Which is more holy? The wall? The mosque? The sepulchre? Who has claim? No one has claim!"

Bonus 1: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) d. Ridley Scott


"This isn't the last song, there's no violin....the choir is so quiet, and no one takes a spin....it's the next to last song...and that's al--"

Bonus 2: Dancer In The Dark (2000) d. Lars Von Trier

post #3 of 31

The Wackness (2008)

George Washington (2000)

post #4 of 31

CASINO ROYALE (2006) d. Campbell

DEAD MAN'S SHOES (2004) d. Meadows

post #5 of 31

A continuation of my theme, but good films in their own right.

 

The Patriot (2000)

 

Capote (2006)

post #6 of 31

Hustle & Flow (2005)

The Aviator (2004)

post #7 of 31

The Host (2006)

The Descent (2005)

post #8 of 31

Hunger (2008)

Lady Vengeance (2005)

post #9 of 31

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) - Larry Charles

 

8 Mile (2002) - Curtis Hanson

post #10 of 31

Irreversible (2003)

 

Yi Yi (2000)

post #11 of 31

So many to choose from...

 

"But I, being poor, have only my dreams. I have spread my dreams under your feet. Tread softly because you tread on my dreams." I assume you dream, Preston.

 

Equilibrium (2002) - Kurt Wimmer

 

My name is Dalton Russell. Pay strict attention to what I say because I choose my words carefully and I never repeat myself. I've told you my name: that's the Who. The Where could most readily be described as a prison cell. But there's a vast difference between being stuck in a tiny cell and being in prison. The What is easy: recently I planned and set in motion events to execute the perfect bank robbery. That's also the When. As for the Why: beyond the obvious financial motivation, it's exceedingly simple... because I can. Which leaves us only with the How; and therein, as the Bard would tell us, lies the rub.

 

Inside Man (2006) - Spike Lee

post #12 of 31

The Mexican (2001, Gore Verbinski)

 

Wonder Boys (2000, Curtis Hanson)

post #13 of 31

One for fun and one serious one.

 

[Rec] (2007)

 

Because what's an '00s draft without a first person, digital horror film. This is the best.

 

The Lives of Others (2007)

 

I find it hard to believe that the best surveillance film of the decade didn't go in this post-9/11 / Patriot Act world.

post #14 of 31

 

Stardust (Matthew Vaughn, 2007)

 

Road to Perdition (Sam Mendes, 2002)

post #15 of 31

Before Sunset (2004) - dir. Richard Linklater

  • This was the one I kicked myself for forgetting.

 

Shattered Glass (2003) - dir. Billy Ray

  • I love that this movie uses my dislike of of Hayden Christensen as an advantage!

 

 

Brokeback Mountain (2005) - dir. Ang Lee

  • I wasn't that taken with this film, but I was still surprised that it wasn't picked.  So I'm picking it!

Edited by mcnooj82 - 12/12/11 at 8:37am
post #16 of 31

"It's okay! This is where they make the drugs!"

 

Bad Boys II - Michael Bay - 2003

 

"I'm being post-modern, before it's fashionable."

 

24 Hour Party People - Michael Winterbottom - 2002

post #17 of 31
THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO
STEP BROTHERS
post #18 of 31

"What we do in life echoes in eternity."

 

Gladiator (2000) - d. Ridley Scott

 

- It vexes me that this wasn't picked. I'm terribly vexed.

 

 

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"Happy Anniversar-eeeee... To Sally and Jooooe.... Don't split up agaaaaiiiin.... 'Coz we like the food."

 

The Anniversary Party (2001) - d: Alan Cumming/Jennifer Jason Leigh

 

- Would have drafted this myself as a "Husbands and Wives" pick for my draft, but decided to give Machuca deserved props instead.

post #19 of 31

Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) dir. Don Coscarelli

 

Wall-E (2008) dir. Andrew Stanton

post #20 of 31

Snubs:

 

A favorite comedy: Best in Show (2000) - Christopher Guest

 

A guilty-pleasure Oscar-baiter: Billy Elliott (2000) - Stephen Daldry

post #21 of 31

24 Hour Party People (2002) - dir. Michael Winterbottom
Black Dynamite (2009) - dir. Scott Sanders

Chopper (2000) - dir. Andrew Dominik

post #22 of 31

"Prove it."

 

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Bad Santa (2003) d: Terry Zwigoff

 

"Welcome to the Suck."

 

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Jarhead (2005) d: Sam Mendes

 

 

SNUBBED, I TELL YOU!

post #23 of 31

Snubs:

 

One genuine horror-comedy classic:   Slither (2006)

 

One genuine horror AND/OR comedy classic:   Orphan (2009)

post #24 of 31

Snubs:

 

War of the Worlds (2005) - dir. Steven Spielberg

 

Super Troopers (2001) - dir. Jay Chandrasekar

post #25 of 31

A beautiful mind

 

Man on Fire

 

Star Trek (2009)

post #26 of 31
Thread Starter 

I had considered

 

Big Fan

Nad Lieutenant Port of Call New Orleans

post #27 of 31

Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) - dir. Jim Jarmusch

 

99 Francs (2007) - dir. Jan Kounen

post #28 of 31

Had I not gone with the animation theme.

 

Despite the backlash I still would have considered  Juno (2007)

 

and for a more serious film: Un Prophète (2009)

 

 

post #29 of 31

BIRTH.

 

CACHE.

post #30 of 31

Apocalypto (2006)

 

The Promotion (2008)

post #31 of 31

Had the busiest day ever. Let's get to business.

 

I never said thank you.

 

And you'll never have to.

 

Batman Begins (Nolan, 2005)

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Look, we need to take down either of these cartels: either Juarez or Tijuana. Not because they're a symbol but hell, they are a symbol, but because we need to send a message! When Carlos Ayala hires Michael Addler as his legal defense, I send Ben Williams down to San Diego as a prosecutor, why? Because it's a symbol. It's a symbol that we are sending the best! It's a message that we're going after their top guys.

 

Traffic (Soderbergh, 2000)
 

And just because:

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Stuart, now is not the time for dick measuring!

 

Taken (Morel, 2009)

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