Poll: Favorite Film Penned by Mamet
A poll by Philip_Marlowe_
Results of 171 votes:
The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
House of Games (1987)
State and Main (2000)
The Winslow Boy (1999)
Phil Spector (2013)
Things Change (1988)
Greatest Lines Said Before Killing Someone
**SPOILERS AHEAD** Which one of the following lines that were said right before the kill do you think is the greatest? Discuss this here.
The Hitchcockian Poll (Pt. II)
Which is your favorite 'Hitchcockian' film? These are some the many films that have been described as being inspired by or reminiscent of the suspense of Alfred Hitchcock. Also vote in Part I! Discuss here
Most Intriguing Heist Movies
In movies a heist is a way to steal things that are worthy beyond measure. In many movies the criminals are searching for a clever way to do that. There are clever heist movies to watch. Some are classics. Which of these movies do you most likely call a clever heist movie? There is no need to know all of them. Discuss here.
Which Film Has the Most Diabolical Con Artist(s)?
American Hustle (2013) will be in theaters Dec 20 and it features some heavy-hitting young actors, but as con artists, how will they measure up to the experienced hustlers in these movies? Discuss the list here
What's Your State of Mind?
A state refers to a nation or territory within a nation. But it can also refer to your mood or mental state at a particular time. Which movie gives you the best state of mind? Discuss the list here
Movies About Movies
Which movie about a movie is your favorite? Discuss
What Language Do You Wish You Could Speak?
What language do you wish you could learn to speak? If one of these already is your native language, choose another you wish you could learn to speak fluently. Discuss here
The Dark Side of Hollywood
Hollywood is the home of American cinema and a place where many dream to live and thrive. But, more often than not, we see that there is a dark underbelly underneath all the glamour and success. Which of these darker depictions and deconstructions of the Hollywood film industry and general lifestyle is your favorite? Discuss here.
What Language Do You Speak?
What is your first and native language? Discuss here
More Characters With One Last Job
These characters came out of retirement for one last job, doing what they do best one last time before hanging it all up for good. Which of these "one last job" characters is your favorite? Characters With One Last Job << Also Vote For After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
The Name Is Black
Which of these movie or TV-related characters or celebrities who can (somewhat) be refered as Mr., Mrs. or Ms. Black is the one that first comes to your mind when you hear the word 'Black'? Mention it here Inspired by: The name is White
The Greatest Movies About Hollywood
Sometimes Hollywood filmmakers, in the midst of all their chaos, stop and think to themselves "You know, this would be a great subject for a movie." And, sometimes, it is that irony which leads to the production of some true cinematic gems. Which one of these films, from this list below, about Hollywood and its many interesting elements is your favorite? Discuss your love for Hollywood and its portrayals: HERE.
20 Years Ago It Was Like This... (Part 3)
Which movie of the Top 250-1998 (with a current rating lower than 7.5) is the most surprising to encounter in this list? You could be surprised in two ways: either you think the 1998 rating was too high or the current rating is too low. You may discuss the poll here See also: Top 250-1997: 20 Years Ago It Was Like This... (Part 2) Top 250-1996: 20 Years Ago It Was Like This... (Part 1)
Favorite film about an unconventional sport?
An unconventional sport...not necessarily an unconventional film...
Favorite Gene Hackman Movie
There's no specific word to describe the talent of Gene Hackman, he could be intimidating and funny, authoritarian and easy-going, evil and goofy, suave and scary... he wasn't a man of contradictions or a man of thousand faces but he had quite a presence, he was a natural and he's still... one "hack" of a man! In homage to the legendary actor who retired too soon, here's a list of his most memorable roles and performances (small bits or cameos not included). Which of these Gene Hackman movies is your personal favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here
The Green Mountain State Movies
The Green Mountain State is the official nickname of Vermont. In 1791 it became the 14th state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with Vermont. It's a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in Vermont. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Vermont? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
What language besides English do you most watch movies in?
Discuss the list here
Happy Birthday David Mamet!
David Mamet is a writer, director and producer of TV, movies and plays known for his attention to realistic, fast-moving and profane dialogue and his frequent collaborations with William H. Macy, Alec Baldwin, Joe Mantegna, Ed O'Neill, Ricky Jay, J.T. Walsh and Rebecca Pidgeon. November 30, 2014 marks his 67th birthday. Which of his productions is your favorite? Discuss the list here
What is your favourite fighting style?
What's your most favourite unarmed fighting style (martial arts) in the movies? Discussion thread : Here
New Olympic sport?
The 31st Olympic Games begins August 8 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Which of these sports not currently part of the Olympics would you most like to see added? Discuss the list here