the fall film challenge

the fall film challenge

begins one minute past twelve a.m. september first / concludes midnight november thirtieth. you may NOT use a movie you have already seen, even in part (excluding trailers), for this challenge. all films MUST be new to you. all selections MUST have a page on the internet movie database and MUST have (had) a theatrical release. titles released outside of the united states are acceptable.

in previous challenges, membership to the fall film challenge facebook group was a requirement for prize eligibility. that is NOT the case this year. if you choose not to join the group, please find ways to communicate your progress with me so that i can keep accurate lists and ensure prizes are awarded correctly. once you’ve selected your films for the categories, post your choices to the group’s page or email it to quirkypickings at icloud dot com so i may add your selections to the master list and, if necessary, upload the correlating stills to the galleries. there are eight photo albums, arranged by decade, on the group’s page. once an individual has seen a film, he or she leaves a comment on the corresponding image saying when it was viewed and for what category so i can track progress. if you are not a member of the group and are in communication with me, i will make the necessary notes to stills representing your selections.

each film is valued at ten points. changes after the challenge has begun ARE acceptable.

the first five people to complete the challenge prior to november thirtieth will each receive either an amazon or itunes, as is preferred, gift card valued at ten dollars. if you complete the original list, you will be eligible to compete in the bonus round, the details of which will be revealed october fifteenth. the person to accumulate the most points at the event’s conclusion will receive an amazon gift card valued at fifty dollars.

“this is a serious journey, not a hobbit walking-party”
(peregrin took — as written by j.r.r. tolkien in lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring)
and so this year, we celebrate the cast of tolkien’s tales. choose one film for each actor.
richard armitage
sean astin
sean bean
cate blanchett
orlando bloom
billy boyd
marton csokas
benedict cumberbatch
john rhys-davies
luke evans
martin freeman
ian holm
christopher lee
evangeline lilly
ian mckellan
dominic monaghan
viggo mortensen
mirando otto
lee pace
andy serkis
liv tyler
karl urban
hugo weaving
david wenham
elijah wood

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