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Polls & Quizzes

Poll: Spider-man Reboot or Sequel?

Poll: Spider-man Reboot or Sequel?

Sony’s reboot The Amazing Spider-man has arrived to critical and financial success (and yes, it is technically a reboot since it starts a new series in a different continuity rather than just remaking the same story–well, sort of).  Despite overwhelming approval of the cast (in particular Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker, Emma Stone as Gwen […]

Movie Series Director Quiz

Movie Series Director Quiz

2012 is the year of the movie series.  Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight saga wraps up.  A new Spider-man series begins.  Marvel’s superheroes featured in their own movies for the last several years finally all come together in The Avengers, which is the sixth film in the series (seventh if you count Ang Lee’s Hulk […]

Oscar Quiz: John Williams

Oscar Quiz: John Williams

……………….. This article was originally published at showwatcher.com on May 1, 2012. John Williams is one of the most prolific film composers of all time and is responsible for some of the most memorable movie music for such films as Jaws, Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, the Indiana Jones films, E.T., Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, […]

Poll: What Sequels Do You Wish Were Never Made?

Poll: What Sequels Do You Wish Were Never Made?

Despite the fact that everyone seems to bemoan sequels, excitement grows when it is announced that a follow-up is in the works for a popular movie.  The Avengers has not even been in American theaters a week, and yet Disney has already announced plans for a part 2–and it’s unlikely that many people are protesting […]

Oscar Quiz: Best Cinematography

Oscar Quiz: Best Cinematography

This article was originally published on showwatcher.com on 4/20/12. It seems that the Academy Award categories that everyone cares about is Best Picture, Best Director, and the acting awards.  However, when you think of the films that are worthy of taking home the little golden man, what you picture is largely the amazing visuals from […]

James Cameron Quiz

James Cameron Quiz

The self-proclaimed King of the World directed movies that have made more money than any other filmmaker except for Steven Spielberg–managing to do this with only eight movies.  James Cameron‘s last two efforts have fought for the distinction of being the highest-grossing movie of all time.  He has led the way for the 3D revolution, […]

M*A*S*H Quiz

M*A*S*H Quiz

M*A*S*H is one of the best television series of all time and was one of the first shows to cross comedy with drama, mixing hilarious hi-jinx with the horrors of war.  The series lasted eleven years, eight more than the actual Korean War in which it was set, and most of those years it was […]