Poll: Four 'New Hollywood' Icons and 18 stellar performances ...
A poll by ElMaruecan82
Results of 3,175 votes:
"One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" Jack Nicholson 1975 United Artists
"Taxi Driver" Robert De Niro
"The Godfather" Al Pacino 1972 Paramount Pictures
"Gofather II" Al Pacino 1974 Paramount
Robert De Niro
Raging Bull (1980)
Robert De Niro
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
"The Graduate" Dustin Hoffman 1967 United Artists
"Chinatown" Jack Nicholson
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Robert De Niro
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
And Justice for All (1979)
"Easy Rider" Jack Nicholson 1969 Columbia
"Five Easy Pieces" Jack Nicholson 1970 Columbia
The Last Detail (1973)
Which pair of Oscar nominated rivalries (instances where two actors playing people of conflicting relationships are nominated) is your favorite? Discuss here Best Supporting Role Best Leading Role (WINS in capital letters)
"Say 'Hello' To Our Big Al!"
Today is the 77th birthday of A Pal Icon: Al Pacino. On this occasion, I thought of asking which of the classic characters he played is the most iconic... but I guess it would have inevitably turned the poll to a "Corleone vs. Montana" face-off, interesting but predictable. Now, how about exploring one of the most defining aspect of his cinematic legacy: quotability. Indeed, Al Pacino is probably one of the most quotable actors of his generation with so many sayings, shouts, warnings, shouts, yells and screams again and last but not least, speeches that forever enriched Pop-Culture. So, even if you're not a fan of the actor, if you could pick just one, which is your favorite from these 35 Al Pacino's memorable quotes? (one that doesn't come from a speech or a monologue except if it's a conclusion that can be considered a classic quote in its own right?) Keep your choice close, your vote closer and discuss the poll here PS: 60% of the list still belongs to his two most legendary roles : 12 quotes from Michael Corleone and 9 from Tony Montana
If you published a book about Cinema ...
... and could pick only ONE picture for the cover, which of these 35 iconic shots, would you choose as the most defining of all the values (magic, innovation, escapism, truth, universality, entertainment, technology ...) Cinema stands for ? Discuss here
The Name Is Murphy
They all have one thing in common: the name is Murphy. Who of these characters from film and tv is your personal favourite Murphy? Discuss here
Good vs. Good!
When good characters compete against bad characters it's easy to choose sides. But when good characters have to deal with good ones things can become complicated. In which of these situations with good characters competing against other good ones, was the most difficult for you to choose side? Discuss the list here!
Favorite Jack Nicholson Character
Who is your favorite character that Jack Nicholson has portrayed? Discuss the list here!
Pacino vs. Pacino
Al Pacino managed to create two very different screen personas, especially during his two most successful decades as a movie actor, the 1970s and the 1990s. Which Pacino do you prefer? Discuss here
Face-Off: Don Vito Corleone vs Vito Corleone
They both played the same character, they both did a great job and won an Oscar playing Vito Corleone. Which one of these two Godfather legends is your favorite? Discuss here