Lists by SkyDeshpande

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Not including Restored Classics in the 'ranking', thus they are mentioned in the end.
 
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7 stars for Khidkee (Short Film)

Couldn't find Marionette by Lee Hanuk, for which I would have given 2 stars.
 
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From his quirky stylistic approach to his humorous take on dysfunctional relations, Wes Anderson is surely one of the best filmmakers from the current generation. He recently picked his 10 favorite films.

While talking to New York Daily News or The Criterion Collection, Anderson told why he loved those movies.

Which of these films, is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/GG7MNFksFK8/
 
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Wong Kar-wai's movies mostly deal with alienated characters, and his works are highly stylized and visually unique.

'In the Mood for Love' directed by him, which is considered as one of the best films from this century, forms the 2nd part of the informal trilogy- which started with 'Days of Being Wild' (1990) and then ended with '2046' (2004).

From these 3 films, which one is closest to your heart?

Discuss the list here.
 
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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.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/9UvmHjVP4ik/
 
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Lars von Trier and Nicolas Winding Refn: The feud between two Danish auteurs is well-known to many cinephiles.

Which of these directors is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/J7lLAIYoORQ/
 
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John Turturro has collaborated with filmmakers Spike Lee and Coen Brothers a combined total of 12 times over the years. Which team-up do you prefer?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/xJqkDRbuUo0/
 
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Whenever we think about a posthumous Oscar win, the first name that comes to mind is obviously the legendary Heath Ledger for his impeccable performance from 'The Dark Knight'. But, some other artists were also awarded posthumously.

Among these, which is the saddest exit for you?

After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
 
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Louis C.K. turned 50 years old on September 12th. 'I Love You, Daddy', which he wrote, directed and stars in, is receiving high praise in TIFF.

Which of his stand-up specials, do you consider to be the best?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/a0CUdrXZdwI/
 
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Out of these two movies about magicians, released in the same year, which one do you prefer?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/HAgZFHZ1NNg/
 
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A journalist, Jep Gambardella and a reporter, Marcello Rubini: Both roaming through the streets of Rome, even possibly drifting through their lives in Rome.

Which of these films, do you think, is the best love letter to Rome?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/-gIXTybroQw/
 
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This is a list of modern films that were shot in the Academy Ratio (1:37:1 or 1:33:1) This ratio of squarer framing is rarely used for the movies in recent years.

Which of these films makes the best use of this aspect ratio?

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/0G5OmF7sZiA/

Note: The list contains movies after 2000. Documentaries and Short films are not added.

Discuss the list here.
 
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Out of these two, who do you think is Jon Snow's true love?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Which of the following anthology movies is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.


You can vote for the part 1 here.
 
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Woody Allen has been one of the most interesting writer-directors of all time. He has appeared in several films which he wrote and directed.

Which one of his movies, in which he didn't act, do you think is the best?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/lRPMF5HB9s0/
 
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In 1966, Michelangelo Antonioni's masterpiece- 'Blowup' was released and it became quite sensational which also won the Palme d'Or from that year.

Few years later, Francis Ford Coppola's 'The Conversation' came out which was inspired by the Blow-Up. Coincidentally, it also won the Palme d'Or. Then in 1981, Brian De Palma's 'Blow Out' came out, which dealt with the similar themes, but used sound recording rather than photography as its motif.

Which of these 3 films, do you consider, to be the best?

Discuss the list here.
 
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'All That Jazz' & 'Cabaret': One won the most prestigious award the Cannes film festival. The other won the most prestigious award at the Oscars. Both the musicals were directed by the same director, Bob Fosse.

Which of these two classics, do you prefer?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Which one would you prefer from these two- A brilliant series or its equally brilliant spin-off?
 
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Which of these couples in an interracial relationship is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Films can be pretty boring if their run-time is longer than expected. But, some movies need to be longer in order to give a better experience. Besides, not always do the longer movies bore us.

Which of these directors make the best use of the time, in your opinion?

Discuss the list here.

Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/eBB37jL7WtM/
 
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Alexandre Desplat is a French film composer. He was born on the August, 23rd. He's mostly known for his frequent collaborations with Wes Anderson and Roman Polanski.

Following is the list of movies for which he was nominated for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score at the Academy Awards.

Which of these scores is the best, in your opinion?

Discuss the list here.
 
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In 1968, Stanley Kubrick came with the futuristic movie '2001: A Space Odyssey' which most of the critics and cinephiles consider as the best Sci-fi movie of all time. But according to a poll done by The Guardian, 'Blade Runner' is the favorite science fiction film of the scientists.

According to you, which of these movies do a better job in portraying a futuristic atmosphere?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/qn8Z5E53it4/
 
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Who deserves to win the Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards 2017, according to you?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/dbgL6kPwN_Y/
 
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Which of these two masters from Japanese cinema is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Logan and Wonder Woman: Both are Critics' darlings and Box-Office hits.
One was the gracious end of a franchise. Other most likely started one of its own.

Which of these films does a better justice to the franchise, in your opinion?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/6n8XWcw9YWI/
 
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Charlie Chaplin is one of the most important and influential auteurs of all time. These are his 5 movies from the IMDb Top 250.

Which of these is your personal favorite?

Note: Ranks are from the August 10th, 2017.

Discuss the list here.
 
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As of 10th August 2017, these are the 5 highest US-grossing Sci-Fi movies. Which one do you think is the best?

Discuss the list here.
 
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These are the top 5 highest rated Sci-Fi feature films with at least 1,000 votes.

Which of these movies, do you prefer?
 
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Which of the following winners from the 33rd Television Critics Association Awards is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/fOhbj90RqqE/
 
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Which one of these actors will most likely win an Emmy this year?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/nT27dDY6Iqo/
 
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Which nominated show should win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards 2017?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/JdWKyy6cAjc/
 
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Between these two actresses who had a long-term partnership with Woody Allen, which partnership seems to be more fruitful?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Dunkirk directed by Christopher Nolan received huge critical acclaim on the day of its release. But like every other acclaimed movie, this one also had a share of negative reactions, either because of the hype or because of not meeting certain expectations.

What was your reaction after watching this highly emotional survival drama?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Which of these filmmakers, according to you, will most likely be able to sustain their position in the list?

Note: The ranking is based upon the average Metascores of these filmmakers.

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/QHzGgKFSUbM/
 
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Richard Linklater turns 57 years old on July 30th.

Which one of these films, directed by him, is your favorite?

Note: The movies are listed chronologically.

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/hDjyZXNjIvk/
 
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This year's Emmy nominations were announced and like every year, there were many interesting factors.

Two performances from the same series have received the nominations in the same category. In all such cases, both actors were equally important and deserved the nomination. It must be tough to pick just one.

Which would be the toughest choice for you, if you were to pick the winner between these pairs?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/0weGu0wbNw0/
 
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Two artists, both obsessed with perfection, hungry for fame.

Which of these two Oscar-nominated films of perfectionism and fame is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/JTTuw3Wo7SE/
 
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The Big Sick is by far, the 2nd highest grossing independent film from 2017.

http://www.imdb.com/list/ls008120520/
 
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This year's Emmy nominations were announced and like every year, there were many snubs and surprises.

Which of these actors, according to you, deserved the nomination, the most?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Between these two actresses who had a long-term partnership with Woody Allen, who is your favorite?
 
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'Inception' & 'Paprika': Both movies revolving around a similar premise about the dreams.

One is a Japanese Anime and the other is a Hollywood Blockbuster inspired by it.

Which of these films do you find more mind-bending?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Only movies after 2000.
 
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This year's Emmy nominations were announced and like every year, there were many interesting factors.

Two performances from the same series have received the nominations in the same category. In all such cases, both actors were equally important and deserved the nomination. It must be tough to pick just one.

Which would be the toughest choice for you, if you were to pick the winner between these pairs?

Discuss the list here.
 
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'Bonnie and Clyde' & 'Badlands': Two iconic movies from the New Hollywood Era with two iconic pairs: Both about a young couple on the run.

Which of these movies, do you think, express the detachment of a couple from the world in a better way?

Discuss the list here.
 
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This year's Emmy nominations were announced and like every year, there were many snubs and surprises.

Which of these series, according to you, deserved the nomination for Outstanding Series in their respective category, the most?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/Km6nVw7R9SI/
 
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Before making the blockbuster racing musical 'Baby Driver', Edgar Wright already had a strong fan-following from his non-sequential trilogy.

The Three Flavors Cornetto trilogy is a series of British comedic genre films directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, starring Pegg and Nick Frost.

Out of these 3 films, which one is the most entertaining ride for you?

Discuss the list here.
 
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According to you, which one of these films portrays a dysfunctional family, the best?

The list contains titles with rating 7.0 or more.

Discuss the list here.
 
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http://www.imdb.com/list/ls075818277/

http://www.indiewire.com/2012/06/15-great-films-about-failing-relationships-251538/

http://www.indiewire.com/2015/11/20-great-films-about-relationships-in-crisis-105955/
 
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Slapstick comedy is a style of comedy which is based on deliberately clumsy actions and humorously embarrassing events.

Which of his early slapstick comedies, do you enjoy watching the most?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll- http://www.imdb.com/poll/AXUrR-JE73g/
 
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These three seem to be the most fruitful collaborations.

The Poll that has been done before on the similar theme-
http://www.imdb.com/poll/RKRc7ElKj0Y/
 
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Minimum 3 Collaborations

The Poll that has been done before on the similar theme-
http://www.imdb.com/poll/RKRc7ElKj0Y/
 
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Note- Movies only from the 21st century.
 
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Whether it was the stand-up special of Hasan Minhaj or the second season of Master of None by Aziz Ansari or The Big Sick written by Kumail Nanjiani and his wife, everything received huge critical acclaim. These three Asian stand-up comedians are surely shining this year.

Who do you think truly owns this year?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/cMznLr2sYhA/
 
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Guru Dutt is an Indian filmmaker.

He was born on 9 July 1925. He is mostly known for the classics-Pyaasa and Kaagaz Ke Phool which are now included among the greatest films of all time, both by Time magazine's All-Time 100 best movies and by the Sight & Sound critics' and directors' poll where Dutt himself is included among the greatest film directors of all time.

It won't be an exaggeration to call him as "India's Orson Welles."

Which one is your favorite film directed by Guru Dutt?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Which of these movies are the best in terms of the blend of black & white and color?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/PU9uIDUAZDg/

You can vote for your favorite from part 1 here.
 
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List of my favorite films..not necessarily the best.

Not in Order

(Still in Process)
 
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Not in Order
 
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Which of these directing duos are the best collaborators, in your opinion?

Discuss the list here.
 
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{list under process} {not in order}

Honourable Mention- Lego Batman, Sausage Party, Inside Out, Ghost in The Shell, Kung Fu Panda series, Whisper of the Heart
 
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Which of these directors, according to you, is the best in terms of dealing with the subject of loneliness, alienation or apathy?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/pmX6vTqRY-E/
 
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Paul Thomas Anderson is one of the most revered directors of his generation. He turned 47 years old on the June 26th. He has listed 55 of his favorite movies which was compiled by Cigarettes & Red Vines.

This list includes 25 films from the list.

Which of these films is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Paul Thomas Anderson is one of the most revered directors of his generation. He turned 47 years old on the June 26th. He has listed 55 of his favorite movies which was compiled by Cigarettes & Red Vines.

This list includes 30 films from the list.

Which of these films is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Which of these two recent movies from DC franchise do you prefer?

Discuss the list here.
 
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David Fincher is one of the best filmmakers of the current generation. He listed the 26 greatest movies in his opinion.

Which of these is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/_kBIXovjP70/
 
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Which of these movies is your favorite, where the city serves as a character?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/8QiBUd7-Fgs/
 
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The New York Times just ranked the 25 best movies of the 21st century.

Which do you think has the best chance of standing the test of time?

Discuss the list here.


Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/a-KKZ0YQe4g/
 
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Limited to 10 Choices
 
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Not in Order
 
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Not in Order
 
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Which of these movies with 'Run' in their title, do you think, is the best?

Discuss the list here.
 
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"13 Reasons Why" has been a huge success. Despite of the allegations that it trivializes suicide, it can't be denied that the series has initiated much important discussions about the topic.

Which of these characters, who appeared in this TV series, do you HATE THE MOST?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Which is your favorite movie directed by Spike Lee?
 
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Because of the creative choice of crew or sometimes because of the lack of budget, movies are shot in black and white even in the 21st Century.

Which of these black and white movies from the 21st century is your favorite?

Discuss the poll here.

Live Poll-
http://www.imdb.com/poll/ej7H_ZkX8lE/
 
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From only 12 directorial contributions, the Soviet Filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky has influenced many filmmakers to date. He listed his top 10 favorite movies of all time.

Which of these is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, is often considered one of the best shot movies in the history of cinema. Even Shadows and Fog, which got average reception,was praised for its beautiful cinematography- mainly inspired by Impressionist Style. Both of these films were shot in Black & White, i.e Monochrome, whereas most of his movies are shot in color.

So, which of these modes of shooting from his films, do you enjoy more?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll- http://www.imdb.com/poll/H3TbaREeo50/
 
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Meta-Cinema is a mode of filmmaking in which the audience is informed that they are watching a world of fiction. Such films may include 'Breaking the Fourth Wall' technique or characters discussing about filmmaking.

Which of these films is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll- http://www.imdb.com/poll/V-KPkP78iL0/

You can vote for your favorite from part 1 here.
 
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Wes Anderson is a fascinating director. He is best known for his distinctive visual and narrative style. If we look at the the director's filmography, we can see that he has collaborated with certain people more than once.

Which of these collaborators is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Both movies are directed by the same director, Richard Linklater, and revolve around similar themes.

Which of these films is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Stanley Kubrick is undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film. He listed his top 10 favorite movies of all time.

Which of these is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Among these five Andersons, who is your favorite director?

Discuss the list here.
 
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From being known as the movie brats of the Hollywood new wave to the blockbuster-film career, these two directors are undoubtedly among the best directors of all time.

Which of them is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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'Moonlight' and 'Boyhood': Both movies won a lot of accolades and awards, both received tremendous reception by critics and audiences, as well, and both are coming-of-age dramas.

Which of them is your personal favorite?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/FoKPKajy3Ek/?ref_=po_ti
 
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Which of these two prime figures of French New Wave cinema is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/UwAtcfR_q6k/?ref_=po_fp
 
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Which of these Founders and Filmmakers from Studio Ghibli is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Andrei Tarkovsky and Ingmar Bergman are considered as the most intellectual filmmakers of all time. Although Bergman is a prolific director and has a lot more directorial credits than Tarkovsky; they are often the subject of discussion between serious film-lovers.

Which of these directors is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Fargo (1996) is a critically-acclaimed film written and directed by Coen Brothers. Based on the similar events, Fargo, the TV-series, started in 2014.

Which version do you find to be the better one?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Ingmar Bergman as the Director
 
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As rightly said by Jean-Luc Godard-
" Cinema begins with D.W. Griffith and ends with Abbas Kiarostami. "

Which of his films is your favorite?
 
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Kiarostami has been the main face of Iranian cinema. His films are also considered as Post-modern by some critics.

Which director, do you think, is the most prominent after Kiarostami?
 
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Woody Allen is one of the genius auteur who has created many films having some human values in it. His screenplays always have been favorite in award ceremonies. Out of 16 Oscar nominations for best screenplay, he has won 3 awards for the following movies.

Which of the following is your favorite?
 
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Terrence Malick's movies feel magical which touch each and every present sense. His movies are mostly eccentric in nature which get divisive reactions. Still, he is definitely one of the finest filmmakers ever born.
Which of the movies he directed is your favorite?
 
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Which Feature Film directed by Duplass Brothers is your favorite?
 
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Woody Allen said in an interview- "There's nobody I want to meet and nobody I want to work with—I'd rather work with Diane Keaton than anyone—she's absolutely great, a natural." They have worked in 8 films with each other.

Which of their collaborations is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Stop motion is an animation technique that physically manipulates an object so that it appears to move on its own. Following is the list of the animation films, created by this technique; which were nominated for an Academy Award.

Which of these films is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Similar Poll- http://www.imdb.com/poll/XXQoP3n3lCI/
 
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Some filmmakers are influenced by him while others seem to have a similar style.
 
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IMDb's Top 250 list is filled with a lot of classics. Some of the films from this list have perfect (100) Rotten Tomatoes score.

Which of these films is your favorite?

Discuss the list here.
 
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Daniel Day-Lewis turned 60 years old on April 29th.
Which of his movies, do you think, is the best?

Discuss the list here.

Live Poll -http://www.imdb.com/poll/em9j6CmBEPU/
 
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Which of these films is your favorite?
 
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Richard Linklater who is mostly known for Motion Pictures, has created 2 films with a unique animation style.

Which of these films is your favorite?
 
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Which of these Animated Movies created by a Motion Picture Director is your favorite?
 
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One of the more interesting phenomena in recent years has been the influx of Québecois filmmakers making their mark on the Hollywood landscape and World Cinema in general.

Which of these directors, according to you, is the best?

Discuss the list here
 
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2016 has been a great year for movies. Not just the writing or the cinematography, the year gifted us with many brilliant music scores.

Which of these films, according to you, had the Best Music Score in 2016?

Live Poll : http://www.imdb.com/poll/vD0Ayug0dsI/

Discuss the poll here.
 
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Which actor do you believe will win the award of outstanding lead actor in a drama series at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards?

Discuss the list here
 
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Woody Allen is well known for his romantic comedy movies. But, while looking at his filmography carefully, we can see his love for human psychology and drama associated to it. So, there are some pure dramatic movies in his career.

Which of the following dramatic movies of Woody Allen, do you like the most?


Discuss the list here

Vote here.
 
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There have been many great movies in the year 2015.
It gifted us with many masterpieces. There have been some significant music heard in many movies same year. Scores were also really brilliant.

Which of the following score do you think is THE BEST OF 2015?




Live Poll : http://www.imdb.com/poll/zbtbTlWaUvI

Discuss the list here:
http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/256102471
 
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1976 was a terrific year for American movies, four of the five Best Picture nominees are rated 8.0 or higher on IMDb, are included in the American Film Institute's Top 100 Greatest Films and are considered as all-time iconic classics. Which of these four films is your 'personal" Best Picture of 1976?


Discuss the list here

Live Poll- http://www.imdb.com/poll/mlHQP6I9Wlw/