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This Rotten Month: Predicting January 2013's Major Releases 
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TO SITE ADMINISTRATORS: Please feel free to delete the previous thread of the same name. I have decided to make some changes in order to make it more accessible.

So, I've been a big fan of Doug Norrie's weekly This Rotten Week blog on Cinema Blend for about a year now. Entertaining column. Anyway, I thought that it would be fun to replicate this game on the ReelViews forums, except on a monthly rather than weekly basis. Here's how you play: below, you will find a list of this month's major theatrical releases. Predict the final Tomatometer scores for the designated films. On January 31, I will tabulate everyone's predictions to see who came the closest to making the most accurate guesses. Here is an example of a ballot:

JANUARY 2013
Texas Chainsaw 3D: 99%
Mama: 14%
Parker: 67%

Now, let's just say that the final scores for these films are 94%, 12%, and 79% respectively. You would receive five points for your first prediction, two points for your second, and 12 points for your third. (The number of points you receive is based on the difference between your prediction and the actual score at the end of the month.) Whoever receives the least amount of points wins. Kind of like golf.

You have until this Sunday, January 6 to submit your ballots and be eligible for participation. Please do not edit your predictions after this deadline. You are more than welcome to play after this Sunday, but your ballot will not be counted when deciding the winner at the end of the month.

Here are the films for this month. Have fun. Oh, and the winner simply receives bragging rights. This is just for fun. No monetary prizes.

Texas Chainsaw 3D
Promised Land
Zero Dark Thirty
Gangster Squad
A Haunted House
Mama
The Last Stand
Broken City
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
Movie 43
Parker


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Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:37 pm
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Post Re: This Rotten Month: Predicting January 2013's Major Releases
I'll play along. I typically don't put much, or really any, stock in the "Tomatometer," but this could still be fun.

Texas Chainsaw 3D - 11%
Promised Land - 45%
Zero Dark Thirty - 91%
Gangster Squad - 74%
A Haunted House - 5% (I actually thought this was Scary Movie 5, before looking it up and realizing they're two different movies. Lucky us.)
Mama - 25%
The Last Stand - 43%
Broken City - 47%
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters - 15%
Movie 43 - 33%
Parker - 49%

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Thank you for taking part. Please spread the word. I would love to have at least ten participants this month.

Better late than never. Here are my predictions:

Texas Chainsaw 3D: 7%
Promised Land: 47%
Zero Dark Thirty: 94%
Gangster Squad: 64%
A Haunted House: 4%
Mama: 31%
The Last Stand: 45%
Broken City: 44%
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters: 18%
Movie 43: 38%
Parker: 53%


Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:54 pm
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Post Re: This Rotten Month: Predicting January 2013's Major Releases
Texas Chainsaw 3D: 4%
Promised Land: 58%%
Zero Dark Thirty: 92%
Gangster Squad: 52%
A Haunted House: 9%
Mama: 38%
The Last Stand: 66%
Broken City: 54%
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters: 16%
Movie 43: 39%
Parker: 19%


Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:57 pm
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Post Re: This Rotten Month: Predicting January 2013's Major Releases
Texas Chainsaw 3D - 7%
Promised Land - 55%
Zero Dark Thirty - 91%
Gangster Squad - 65%
A Haunted House - 23%
Mama - 68%
The Last Stand - 58%
Broken City - 65%
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters - 35%
Movie 43 - 60%
Parker - 70%

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Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:05 am
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Excellent. More people. Just what we needed. Please continue to spread the word. Thanks again. :D


Thu Jan 03, 2013 5:09 pm
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