Lennon or McCartney
|Lennon or McCartney|
|Directed by||Matt Schichter|
Scared Goose Productions
Lennon or McCartney is a 2014 Canadian documentary short film directed by Matt Schichter. The film is a compilation of 550 celebrities' responses, taken from interviews throughout the decade, to the question of which of the two former Beatles is superior: John Lennon or Paul McCartney.
Among the celebrities included in the film are the Arctic Monkeys, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bridgit Mendler, Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber, Metallica, Miss Piggy, Morgan Freeman, Sylvester Stallone, Steve-O, and Tommy Chong. Of the responses, 282 answered "John Lennon", 196 answered "Paul McCartney", 15 answered "George Harrison", 4 answered "Ringo Starr", 1 answered "Jimi Hendrix", 1 answered "Lou Reed", 1 answered "Keith Richards", 1 answered "Oasis", and 50 did not answer.
According to the Houston Chronicle, Schichter has stated that "I had all the video footage from the interviews, but never thought about compiling it all until last month ... I just went for it, hoping people would dig it."
- Helman, Peter (22 December 2014). "Watch 550 Celebrities Answer 'Lennon Or McCartney?'". Stereogum. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
- Falkner, Scott (22 December 2014). "Lennon or McCartney? New Documentary Asks 550 Celebrities Their Preference—See Their Answers". Inquisitr. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
- Hoffman, Ken (26 December 2014). "Lennon or McCartney? In one-word answers". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
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