Poll: Best Achievement in Directing, 86th Academy Awards 2014
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David O. Russell
IMDb 250 Face-Off: Scorsese vs. Kubrick
These are two of the most influential, iconic film directors ever to have graced us with their talents and both individuals have 7 of their films listed in the IMDb Top 250 (as of Oct. 5, 2016). Collectively, they make up approximately 6% of the 250 list. Which of these two legends and their 250 films do you consider your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Also vote on: IMDb 250 Face-Off: Hitchcock vs. Spielberg
Director's Crime Film Resume
Which of these filmmakers has directed the best collection of crime films? Discuss here
Directors and their Music
We can listen to these soundtracks again and again. Music gives their films a certain feel and works as a great stylistic tool. We realize that it's a certain director's work when we listen to that music. Which of these directors, do you think, makes the best use of the music in their films? Discuss the list here.
Greatest Mystery Film Director
A mystery film usually revolves around the solving of an unexplained event, with bits of information which give clarity into said event gradually revealed over its course. The climax of a mystery, in most cases, delivers a huge revelation or plot twist, sometimes causing the audience to question nearly everything which was said or established earlier in the movie. There have been many twisty and shocking mystery films over the decades, with some of the greatest directors being the brain behind them. Which of these mystery film-makers do you consider to the best at their craft ? Discuss this list here !
Face-Off: Millennials vs. Generation X vs. Baby Boomers vs. The Silent Generation
Demographers have identified four contemporary generations to which westernized adults of the world belong: based on birth rates and common characteristics, the parameters are not rigid and allow for various definitions. Which generation, as defined below, do you think is currently (approximately 2010-2017) making the most important films? Feel free to discuss here.
Oscars 2020 — Best Director
Which of the nominees of The Oscars (2020) for Best Director do you think should win? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
IMDb Poll Board Biggest Director Oscar Snub
The members of the IMDb Poll Board have chosen their biggest director snub (people who should have been nominated for Best Director, yet they weren't). Which of these choices do you consider the biggest snub? Discuss the list here!
Greatest American Film Director
Who do you think is the greatest American film director? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Ray - The Inspiration
Year 2021 marks Satyajit Ray's 100th birth anniversary. He is probably the biggest and most renowned filmmaker from India. His 'Apu Trilogy' is ranked among the greatest in the history of world cinema. He has been an inspiration to a lot of Hollywood filmmakers. Which of the praises from some renowned personalities do you find the most appropriate? Discuss the poll here Source: 11 Greatest Filmmakers Who Were Inspired By Satyajit Ray
Multiple Golden Globe Winning Directors
Who is your favorite director with multiple Golden Globe awards for Best Director? Discuss here
Director for 40 Years or More
They have worked as directors for at least 40 years; who has had the best career over the years? Discuss this poll here
This director deserves a theme park!
Regarding all these filmmakers' bodies of work, which one most deserves a theme park built around his movies or more generally, his cinematic universe? Some descriptions of the possible attractions to be featured in these parks are available, thanks to everyone for these much clever suggestions! Discuss at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/221161814
King of Cameos
A cameo role is a brief appearance of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves because of some special significance. Who has made the best cameos in their career? Discuss here.
Directors on Directing
Which of these quotes about the specific mechanics of filmmaking by a director is the most interesting? Discuss the list here To vote in a poll featuring the thoughts of legendary directors, click here
In film criticism, the auteur theory holds that a film reflects the director's personal creative vision. Auteurs are the film directors whose personal influence and artistic control over a movie are so great that they are regarded as the authors of the movie. Those directors tend to have a very specific, signature style that lets the audience know right away whose film they're watching. From those most famous auteur directors, who is your personal favorite? Discuss the list here!
Favorite Most Oscar-Nominated Director?
Martin Scorsese with his ninth Oscar directing nomination for his work on The Irishman (2019) moves one step closer to unseating William Wyler as the individual with the most Academy Award for Best Director nominations in Oscars history. Which of these individuals with four or more Oscar-nominations for directing is your favorite? Discuss here.
America's National Director
According to Wikipedia, a national poet "is a poet held by tradition and popular acclaim to represent the identity, beliefs and principles of a particular national culture [and writes] poetry that closely identifies with the nation's cause – or is thought to do so." Which director most deserves to be called the cinematic equivalent of a national poet for the United States? (Don't necessarily vote for your favorite director or the one you think is the most talented) Discuss here
Born in 1942
The following living or (sadly) dead celebrities have many things in common: talent, influential legacies in or beyond their respective fields, and the privilege of still being considered among the greatest if not the greatest of their generation. Last but not least, all these distinguished persons were born in 1942 and are observing their three-quarter century in 2017. On this occasion, which of these celebrities born in 1942 would you consider the greatest among the greatest? After voting, you may discuss the list here
Difficult to Pronounce Celebrity Names
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards will be broadcast on Sunday January 12, 2014. According to Hollywood.com, the names of these celebrities are difficult to pronounce. If you were an announcer, which name would you most dread reading out loud fearing that you may mispronounce it? You may discuss the poll here.
Face-Off: Scorsese vs. Gunn
There was an argument about Marvel superhero movies. penchofifteenpolls made a poll about it: Are Marvel Movies Cinema? The wonderful and highly acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese said in an interview that Marvel movies are like theme parks, but not cinema. Marvel movie director James Gunn replied that not everyone will be able to appreciate them, even some geniuses. Let's make a contest: Which movie would you rather see? Discuss here.