Questions tagged [scheduled-event]

For questions about the scheduling of events, most commonly Topic Challenges.

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Topic Challenge: Gene Wilder and his films [completed]

August 29th saw the death of renowned actor Gene Wilder. So in honour of him and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2016-09-05 00:00 UTC to 2016-09-11 23:00 UTC we're ...
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Topic Challenge: Tim Burton and his films [completed]

August 25th celebrates the 58th birthday of renowned director Tim Burton. So in honour of him and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2016-08-23 00:00 UTC to 2016-09-03 23:...
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33rd Question Olympics: Sports movies [completed]

In honour of the 2016 Summer Olympics running from August 5th-21st and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge, the 33rd since the modern reinvention of topic challenges. From 2016-...
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Topic Challenge: 50 years of Star Trek [completed]

In addition to the broad release of Star Trek Beyond, the 13th installment in the official Star Trek movie series, this year also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise, one of the ...
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Topic Challenge: Movies and TV-shows with animals as primary characters [completed]

The 5th of July 2016 celebrated the 55.5th anniversary of Mister Ed. So in honour of it and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2016-07-05 00:00 UTC to 2016-07-15 23:00 ...
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Topic Challenge: William Shakespeare [completed]

This year celebrates the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, who has significantly shaped English literature and, being the famous and appreciated playwright he was, provided the ...
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Topic Challenge: Game of Thrones [completed]

With the start of the 6th season of Game of Thrones and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2016-04-25 00:00 UTC to 2016-05-06 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all your ...
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Topic Challenge: Movies/TV-shows set in ancient Rome [completed]

Celebrating the foundation of Rome on April 21st and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge from 2016-04-18 00:00 UTC to 2016-04-24 23:00 UTC asking for any kind of question about ...
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Oscar 2016 Topic Challenge II: The Academy Awards and their workings [completed]

The 88th Annual Academy Awards ("Oscars") have just been held. Like last year this might be a chance to discuss the workings of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the intricacies of ...
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Oscar 2016 Topic Challenge I: The nominees for Best Picture [completed]

Next sunday sees the celebration of the 88th Annual Academy Awards ("Oscars"). Like last year this might be a chance to discuss the contenders for the Oscar for Best Picture of the year beforehand. So ...
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Academy Awards Live Chat - 2016

On February the 28th/29th (depending where you are) the 88th Academy Awards (Oscar) ceremony will be held and broadcast live into the world. While not everyone might agree about their true artistic ...
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Topic Challenge: TV-shows inspired by films [completed]

In the modern age of TV it has become quite a habit to adapt films into TV-shows, from Bates Motel, over Fargo, to Stargate SG-1 (see Wikipedia for a more extensive list). So due to popular demand we'...
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Topic Challenge: The X-Files [completed]

With the release of the long-awaited new revived season of The X-Files and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge from 2016-01-25 00:00 UTC to 2016-01-31 23:00 UTC asking for any ...
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Topic Challenge: Alan Rickman and his films [completed]

Last week saw the death of renowned actor Alan Rickman. So to honor him and due to popular demand we'll start a weekly topic challenge from 2016-01-18 00:00 UTC to 2016-01-24 23:00 UTC asking for any ...
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Topic Challenge: Quentin Tarantino and his films [completed]

With the release of writer/director Quentin Tarantino's latest film The Hateful Eight and due to popular demand we are starting a topic challenge from 2016-01-09 00:00 UTC to 2016-01-17 23:00 UTC ...
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Topic Challenge: Star Wars [completed]

With the release of the long-awaited continuation of the Star Wars saga in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and due to popular demand we're ending this year with a bang. From 2015-12-18 00:00 UTC to 2015-...
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Topic Challenge: The Hunger Games [completed]

Last week saw the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, the conclusion of the Hunger Games series. So due to popular demand we're starting a topic challenge from 2015-11-25 00:00 UTC to ...
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Topic Challenge: James Bond and his films [completed]

With the release of Spectre as the 24th installment in the EON-produced James Bond film series and due to popular demand we're starting a new biweekly topic challenge from 2015-10-31 00:00 UTC to 2015-...
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Topic Challenge: Time travel in movies and TV [completed]

With the celebration of "Back to the Future Day" on October the 21st 2015 (the day Marty and Doc traveled to in Back to the Future 2) and due to popular demand we're starting a new weekly topic ...
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Topic Challenge: Lone survival movies [completed]

With the release of The Martian and due to popular demand we're starting a new weekly topic challenge from 2015-10-03 00:00 UTC to 2015-10-11 23:00 UTC asking for any kind of question about films that ...
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Topic Challenge: Biographical Dramas [completed]

With the release of Pawn Sacrifice and due to popular demand we're starting a new weekly topic challenge from 2015-09-21 00:00 UTC to 2015-09-27 23:00 UTC asking for any kind of question about ...
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Topic Challenge: Wes Craven and his films [completed]

Last sunday saw the death of Wes Craven, who looked back upon more than 4 decades of contributing to the shape of the horror and thriller genres, from creating iconic figures like Nightmare on Elm ...
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Topic Challenge: Tom Cruise and his films [completed]

This and the next week see the broad release of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, the 5th installment in a movie series largely known for and carried by Tom Cruise. So due to popular demand we're ...
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Topic Challenge: Steven Spielberg and his films [completed]

Last week saw the 40th anniversary of the release of Jaws, the movie that marked Steven Spielberg's breakthrough onto the blockbuster olympus. This might be a good chance to give his large body of ...
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Topic Challenge: Christopher Lee and his films [completed]

Last sunday saw the death of Christopher Lee, who counts to his many achievements being a successful and renowned actor for nearly 70 years. So to honor him we decided to start a weekly topic ...
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Topic Challenge: Original stand-alone movies [completed]

This year sees the continuation of various established movie franchises, along with many other book and comic adaptations. This way it is continuing a modern trend of rebooting/remaking, sequeling/...
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Topic Challenge: Movies/TV-shows with post-apocalyptic settings [completed]

Last week saw the release of Mad Max: Fury Road, continuing the Mad Max series after 30 years. So we're starting a new weekly topic challenge from 2015-05-18 00:00 UTC to 2015-05-24 23:00 UTC asking ...
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Topic Challenge: The Marvel Cinematic Universe [completed]

This and the next week see the broad release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the newest movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), particularly their flagship movie putting together most of the ...
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Topic Challenge: Paul Walker and his films [completed]

Last week saw the release of Furious 7, the newest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise and the last film featuring the late Paul Walker. So we're starting a new weekly topic challenge from ...
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Answer Challenge: Solve unanswered pre-graduation questions! [completed]

40 days ago this site finally graduated to a full-fledged SE site. We want to celebrate this event by closing some loose ends from this site's more than 3 years of beta history. So due to popular ...
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Oscar Topic Challenge Part II: The Academy Awards and their workings [completed]

The 87th Annual Academy Awards ("Oscars") have just been held. This might be a chance to discuss the workings of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the intricacies of choosing the ...
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Oscar Topic Challenge Part I: The nominees for Best Picture [completed]

Next sunday sees the celebration of the 87th Annual Academy Awards ("Oscars"). This might be a chance to discuss the contenders for the Oscar for Best Picture of the year beforehand. So due to popular ...
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Academy Awards Live Chat - 2015

On February the 22nd/23rd (depending where you are) the 87th Academy Awards (Oscar) ceremony will be held and broadcast live into the world. While not everyone might agree about their true artistic ...