Poll: Most Deserving Winner of at Least 3 Oscars in a Single Year
A poll by Dibyayan_Chakravorty
Results of 1,381 votes:
Francis Ford Coppola
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
James L. Brooks
Bong Joon Ho
Favorite Drive-in Theater or Outdoor Movie Scene
June 6th is National Drive-In Movie Day and marks the official birthday of the drive-in movie theater. The popularity of the drive-in movie theater peaked back in 1958 with 4,063 drive-ins spread across the United States. About 400 traditional drive-in theaters remain operating worldwide with 348 of those located within the United States. The unique outdoor experience has allowed that number to hold steady over the past decade. Drive-ins might even be poised for a slight rebound. However, the future of outdoor cinema may lie elsewhere. Entrepreneurs are looking to update the outdoor cinematic experience by using historic landmarks, rooftop locations, air-supported domes and beds to create a fresh spin on the outdoor movie experience and make 'movie night' a special event again. Which of these movie scenes set against the backdrop of a drive-in movie theater or outdoor movie screening is your favorite? Discuss the topic 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!
Director's Crime Film Resume
Which of these filmmakers has directed the best collection of crime films? Discuss here
Directors' triple sets of Best Picture nominees...
... from the last 10 years (2006-2015) Which one is your favorite? Discuss here
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), the latest film by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, is one of the best received westerns and it became a surprise nominee for three 2019 Academy Awards. The film is made of six unrelated stories of life in the Old West. Which episode in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is your favorite? Discuss Here Poll by Pencho15
Directors and Their Glasses
... and maybe it's BECAUSE they have glasses that these visionaries are able to see what we cannot. They see the world in a completely different lens, so to speak, and allow us to see the world and their visions the way they do. Which of these directors do you most associate the glasses-sporting look with? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Ya Sure, you Betcha!
Which of these people born in Minnesota best epitomizes the spirit of the Land of 10,000 Lakes? Discuss here.
Face-Off : Nolan Brothers Vs. Coen Brothers
Which is your favorite? Discuss here
Directors' Perfect Resumes
These still active directors always seem to be at the top of their game, their lesser movies have better ratings than some directors' best works and they're so used to getting favorable reviews it's almost boring. Which of these eminent directors would you say comes the closest to having a perfect resume? After voting, you may discuss the list here
The best director/actor collaborations
Which of these director actor collaborations is the best? Must have done a minimum of 6 films together, and have a best film with a minimum IMDB rating of 8.0. Discuss here
Best Director-Composer Collaborations
Directors and Music Composers are probably the most important persons for the creative part of a movie. Which collaboration, of the following, you think is more exciting? Discuss the list here
Favorite Oscar-Winning Gold Standard Couple?
These married couples are the gold standard by which all other Hollywood couples are measured during award season. Both husband and wife have earned Oscars, perfect for when sharing an Oscar with your spouse just isn't enough. Which of these currently or formerly married couples who have his and hers Oscars* is your favorite? * couple Oscar totals include honorary Oscars with asterisk notation Discuss the topic here.
Sibling Oscar nominees.
Who is your favorite team of Oscar-nominated siblings? Discuss the list here
What is your favorite of the top 25 directors?
Poll suggested by Michael_Da_Vinci. Based on http://www.imdb.com/list/T4XmkG6D88c/
Meryl Streep Career Choices
Close your eyes. Pretend you're Meryl Streep. Now stop dreaming and choose which of these directors she should work with in the future. Comment on this poll here
Best Movie or TV Director Tandems
Which collaborative movie or TV director tandem is the best package deal? * two person or more, credited and uncredited, multiple directorial collaborations Discuss the topic 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
Greatest Five Movie Streak by a Director
It's difficult enough to make one great movie, so to make five in a row is an amazing achievement. Which of these five movie streaks from a director is the greatest achievement? Discuss it here
Directors with the Most Quotable Movies
Which director's movies produces the most memorable quotes that fans can't stop quoting? Discuss 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.