#BroKnowsFilm Draft, Round 8

Jul 18, 2013
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Check out the earlier rounds of the #BroKnowsFilm draft: Round 1 / Round 2 / Round 3 / Round 4 Round 5 / Round 6 / Round 7

Most of the fun and difficulty of being a GM in this draft came from the lack of guidance. I’m not even sure we had the word “best” to guide us, but that is open-ended enough to really be no guidance at all. We were left to define our criteria, and to me that could best be summed up in one word: “memorable.” I wanted my team to be made up of characters that stuck with me. Characters that I have been constantly reminded of in other movies, and in my day-to-day life. Beyond that, I suppose the characters I chose are a Rorschach of my personality. I am drawn to flawed characters. Characters that can’t quite accomplish what they set out to do, in part because they’re somewhat confused about what they should set out to do, or who they even are. Arch-evil characters like Chigurh and Booth don’t quite fit, but the others resonate with that part of my personality. 1
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Notes:

  1. As an aside, how about Rumford Johnny’s love affair with the rebel?