Poll: Love It or Hate It
A poll by Hoekkie
Results of 2,964 votes:
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
American Psycho (2000)
Man of Steel (2013)
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
District 9 (2009)
The Tree of Life (2011)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Lost in Translation (2003)
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
The Boondock Saints (1999)
The Mist (2007)
The Fountain (2006)
Natural Born Killers (1994)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Mars Attacks! (1996)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Jackass: The Movie (2002)
Burn After Reading (2008)
Sausage Party (2016)
Planet Terror (2007)
It’s Cold, Baby, Real Cold!
Which of the following films set almost entirely in a cold environment, or has a really good dramatic scene set in a cold place, is your favorite? To warm yourself, just grab yourself a cup of hot cocoa and ease yourself into the warm easy chair by the fireplace over here and chat awhile. I just hope we have a real good and varied selection to talk about.
The Best Movie Villains of 2014
Which of the below characters do you believe to be the best movie villain of 2014? Discuss Here
Chris Evans and Comic Book Movies
It may be hard to believe but before Chris Evans's Captain America became so iconic, the actor played in a total of 15 Comic Book movies. Which movie do you like the most? Discuss Here
The Many Faces of Tilda Swinton
In Tilda Swinton's latest movie, Suspiria (2018) (a remake of the 1977 film of the same name by Dario Argento), she plays three separate characters, including Dr. Josef Klemperer, who is an old man. Ms. Swinton has made a career of playing roles that run the gamut from a rock star vampire who's thousands of years old to a high powered magazine editor complete with gleaming, bleached hair and teeth and a deep tan all year 'round. Whether you've seen the performances or not, which of Tilda's acting looks do you find most interesting? Want to talk about it? Click here!
Which Film Best Defines Modern Society
This is a list of films with social themes relevant to modern society. Which prophetic film do you feel best represents the state of the modern world? Discuss/Make Suggestions Here!
Sci-Fi Classics of the Year 2049
The release of Blade Runner 2049 (2017) seems like a nice opportunity to make a hypothetical chronological leap to the titular year and think of all the great non-franchise sci-fi movies released in the last 5 years. Which of these sci-fi movies is the most likely to be regarded as a classic in the year 2049? After voting you may discuss the list here
'All Aboard... Your Favorite Train Flick
Of these films, with trains as a central setting or plot device, which is your favorite? (With the exception of 'Hugo,' which was added at the end, films are listed in alphabetical order.) After voting, discuss here
It's a Small World After All
Using more than one language in a single film can accomplish many things, including illustrating how interconnected we all are, no matter where on the globe we may be or to what culture or cultures we may belong. Each of the following films uses two or more languages. Whether by creating authenticity, enhancing atmosphere, or showing how "small" and interdependent the world is, which movie uses the changing languages to best effect? After voting, please feel free to discuss here. Vote in another "Multilingual Movies" poll here. Note: The list only includes films with real and not fictional languages, with at least 20,000 votes, and with at least a 7.0 rating.
10 Years After Katrina: The Film Disaster Most Due to Human Error
The end of August is the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the tragic flooding of New Orleans. Most experts agree that Katrina was influenced by human behavior and certainly the catastrophic damage to New Orleans was largely due to human failure to prepare and react effectively; the films on this list also illustrate human error or negligence. If human beings can prevent some devastating effects of otherwise (or seemingly) natural disasters, films on the subject can be instructive. Which of the following movies depict the most egregious human error? Discuss here
Actresses So Good at Being Bad
The expression 'good at being bad' has often been used for the likes of Gary Oldman, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Irons, Hugo Weaving... in other words: "actors". But ladies also had their share of fun playing the bad ones, from the horrible and scary to the grandiose and funny, from the flamboyant witches to the manipulative (well, the word that rhymes...). While they also garnered acclaim by playing good characters, all these distinguished actresses elicited strong responses by playing villains - at least four memorable cinematic villains. Which of these 'villain' actresses is simply the best at being bad? After voting, you might discuss the list here *Oscar-nominated performance
Underrated Sci-Fi Movies (2000-2015)
These following sci-fi films since 2000 deserve to have a larger audience, higher ratings and a large amount of popularity among cinephiles, especially sci-fi geeks. Which of these underrated sci-fi films is your favorite? Or if you haven't seen one of these, which of these would you want to watch? Discuss here
Comic-Con 2019 TV Panels
Which of these 2019 Comic-Con TV (premiered or will be premiered in 2019) panels would you most like to attend? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Top 25 Sci-Fi Films of the 21st Century
These are the Top 25 Sci-Fi Films of the 21st Century according to IndieWire as of May 19th, 2017. Which of these 21st century sci-fi flicks is your favorite? "Sci-fi isn’t easily defined, but in determining the top 25 sci-fi movies of the last 17 years, we’ve done our best. No fantasy-super hero movies here; for an action, horror, or animated movie to be on this list, it needed to be firmly rooted in sci-fi origins.—IndieWire" List: http://www.indiewire.com/2017/05/best-sci-fi-movies-science-fiction-film-1201817994/ Discuss the poll/list HERE.
Tech Noir 2010s
Tech noir is a hybrid genre of film noir and sci-fi. Also known as future noir and science fiction noir. Here is a list of popular and upcoming tech noir films. Which is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Humanity in the 31st century
What will become of humanity, 1000 years from now? Note: the images are only placeholders, which means that they do not represent a single movie, but a scenario that is found in numerous other films Discussion thread Thanks to jalapenoman for a suggestion
The Lunar eclipse on July 27, 2018 will be the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century. Also, Planet Mars will be the closest it has to Earth in 15 years on the same night. Christian conspiracy theorists and doomsday preachers said that the moon will take on a deep red hue during a total lunar eclipse, an event supposedly foretold by the Bible and claims about the coincidence as the start of an apocalyptic era. “But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only." Matthew 24:36 Which of these movies that are set in post-apocalyptic time is your favorite? Get ready here
In Memory of John Hurt (1940-2017)
Veteran British actor Sir John Hurt (22 January 1940 – 27 January 2017) has passed away. Which of his roles from popular films or TV series below is your favorite? Discuss here
Which of these cinematic frozen landscapes would make for the utterly absurd yet still hypnotically watchable Disney On Ice show? Grab your winter jackets, your wool hat, and best gloves. It's going to be cold yet superhotexciting in this ice rink tonight!
The Best Underseen Movies of 2013
These are the most popular feature films from 2013 rated at least 7.1 with only a limited theatrical release and less than 25,000 votes (but over 1000 votes to ensure a more accurate average) - in other words, they're underseen! Which of these movies are you most likely to recommend more people see? Using theatre counts from Box Office Mojo, 600 theatres or less counts as a limited release only. (Not counting 2013 releases that will be opening wide in early 2014). Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/224062629
Best Cli-Fi or Climate Change Movie Climax
Cli-Fis, short for climate fiction, are an emerging sub-genre of science fiction focused on climate fiction in novels, movies and television. The genre's main manifestations are climate disaster movies and dystopian climate based movies. The genre even has it's own awards called "The Cliffies". Which Cli-Fi genre or climate change themed dramatic movie is the most climactic? *excludes documentaries Discuss the topic here.