We now have a Sweet 16!
No surprises in the either region as the highest seeds all advanced to set up powerhouse regional semifinals. While the lower seeds put up valiant efforts, it hasn't been a tournament for underdogs as the lowest seeded movies to advance to the Sweet 16 are Psycho and Star Wars, both 6-seeds that took out their 3-seeded foes in round two.
Here are the standings so far. The numbers are in order of first-round score/second-round score/point total after two rounds.
Looney: 22/26/48 (On the Waterfront)
O'Tim: 26/22/48 (American Graffiti)
Paticus: 27/20/47 (Godfather)
Schadenfreude: 26/20/46 (Casablanca)
Brad: 25/18/43 (To Kill a Mockingbird)
Jen: 21/22/43 (Casablanca)
Paula: 27/16/43 (Chinatown)
Nat: 20/22/42 (To Kill a Mockingbird)
Lucy: 27/14/41 (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
Fez: 23/16/39 (Godfather)
Don: 21/16/37 (Citizen Kane)
Eden: 23/14/37 (Gone With the Wind)
Jackson: 23/14/37 (The Graduate)
Joe the Troll: 23/12/35 (Casablanca)
Ravenous: 23/12/35 (Citizen Kane)
Venessa: 21/14/35 (Gone With the Wind)
Lady Strathconn: 22/12/34 (Godfather)
Caley Adams: 19/14/33 (Star Wars)
Sylvia: 18/14/32 (Casablanca)
Jeff Adams: 19/12/31 (Star Wars)
Arleen: 18/12/30 (M*A*S*H)
Emma: 17/12/29 (To Kill a Mockingbird)
Best second-round score belongs to Looney with a whopping 26 (he got 13 out of 16 right!), making him tied for the lead with O'Tim. Paticus and Schadenfreude are knocking on the door, however, and there's a bunch-up a little below them of folks within striking distance. Interesting that the top five players all picked different champions. How's your bracket looking? Any big losses? Each match is worth 4 points in the next round, so you can make up ground quick if you nail those picks!
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