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The Essay Question (Feb. 2016)

Each month, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on the first Thursday of the month. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #29:

If you could choose any film from history to build the perfect date night around, which would it be and why?

Question Submitted by: Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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The Essay Question (Jan. 2016)

Each month, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on the first Thursday of the month. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #28:

What 2016 movies are you most looking forward to?

Question Submitted by: John Gilpatrick @ JohnLikesMovies.com & Robert Roten @ Laramie Movie Scope

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The Essay Question (Dec. 24, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #27:

Do you go to the movies on Christmas Day? What’s your movie tradition around the holidays?

Question Submitted by: Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Cinema

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The Essay Question (Dec. 10, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #26:

What online sources or references have used your movie critiques to cite in their editorial articles (i.e. Wikipedia, collegiate journals, DVD rental websites, etc.)?

Question Submitted by: Frank Ochieng @ Sound on Sight

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The Essay Question (Nov. 26, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #25:

With U.S. Thanksgiving around the corner, which film, actor, director, or anything else film-related are you most thankful for?

Question Submitted by: Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

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The Essay Question (Nov. 12, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #24:

Which director encapsulates the exciting world of cinema to you?

Question Submitted by: Aaron Pinkston @ Battleship Pretension

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The Essay Question (Oct. 29, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #23:

What was the first film that ever scared you and why?

Question Submitted by: Beth Accomando @ Cinema Junkie

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The Essay Question (Oct. 15, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #22:

What is your favorite film festival to attend? What’s the best movie or most memorable moviegoing experience at that festival?

Question Submitted by: John Gilpatrick @ John Likes Movies

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The Essay Question (Oct. 1, 2015)

CinematographerEvery couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #21:

Who is your favorite cinematographer and what is your favorite film that he or she shot? Bonus Question: What is your favorite scene or favorite single shot?

Question Submitted by: Thomas Spurlin @ ThomasSpurlin.com

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The Essay Question (Sep. 10, 2015)

Every couple of weeks, the OFCS polls its members with a question related to movies. It can be serious or amusing, but each member is given the opportunity to submit a short response to the question, which we will then post on Thursday mornings. Here is this week’s query.

Essay Question #20:

What is the greatest unsung film of the past 50 years? Which buried treasure is waiting to be discovered?

Question Submitted by: Jerry Roberts @ Armchair Cinema

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