Cinema City Film Quiz #123

[22 June 2014]


Winning Team:
AirBud Weiser

Genre – A doggie sports comedy

Runners Up:
Beer Oculus
Genre – A director has to justify his beery reasons for his cast, which includes Jodie Foster, David Tennant and Alec Guinness. Music by the Coors
The Beer Hunter
Genre – James Hetfield mistakes a Norfolk beer festival for a bear hunt with humorous and disastrous results
Beer Window
Genre – Man with beer goggles sees all kinds of crazy shit whilst overlooking a pub


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. To Kill A Mockingbird was adapted from which book by Harper Lee?
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
2. What was the title of Quentin Tarantino’s directorial debut?
RESERVOIR DOGS (arguably My Best Friend’s Birthday)
3. Which 1992 film starred Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone?
BASIC INSTINCT
4. City Lights, Modern Times and The Kid all starred which actor?
CHARLIE CHAPLIN
5. What is the title of the Bourne film that doesn’t star Matt Damon?
THE BOURNE LEGACY
6. The King’s Speech was released in which year?
2010
7. The following quote is from which film, “As God is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again”?
GONE WITH THE WIND
8. Who starred in the lead role in Arachnophobia?
JEFF DANIELS
9. Despite a few cameo appearances, the city of Minas Tirith plays a central part in which Lord Of The Rings film?
THE RETURN OF THE KING
10. What type of creature is Pascal in Disney’s Tangled?
CHAMELEON

ROUND II: Filming [Films in which beer is drunk]
1. What was the first film in Edgar Wright’s Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy? Shaun Of The Dead? Hot Fuzz? The World’s End?
SHAUN OF THE DEAD
2. What is Captain America’s real name? Clint Barton? Steve Rogers? Donald Blake?
STEVE ROGERS
3. Who directed the 2009 film Flight? Spike Lee? Edward Zwick? Robert Zemeckis?
ROBERT ZEMECKIS
4. What does James Cagney push into Mae Clarke’s face in The Public Enemy? Orange? Grapefruit? Lemon?
GRAPEFRUIT
5. What was the main poster tagline for E.T. The Extra Terrestrial? His adventure on Earth? Our first visitor? An intergalactic friendship?
HIS ADVENTURE ON EARTH
6. In one of the worst examples of product placement, in he Deer Hunter, Robert De Niro says, “I’ll get you a [brand]. It’s a good beer, it’s the best around.” What was the brand of beer? Rolling Rock? Lone Star? Coors Original?
ROLLING ROCK
7. Ice Cold In Alex was made in which year? 1951? 1958? 1963?
1958
8. The epilogue for Animal House details what happens to the various students. What is the fate of John Belushi’s character, Bluto? His whereabouts are unknown? He becomes a United States Senator? He becomes a gynaecologist in Beverly Hills?
HE BECOMES A US SENATOR
9. Which of the following Withnail And I quotes comes first, chronologically speaking? Shut up, I’ll deal with this. We’ve gone on holiday by mistake? Look at my tongue, it’s like a great yellow sock? I don’t advise a haircut man, all hairdressers are in the employment of the government?
LOOK AT MY TONGUE, IT’S LIKE A GREAT YELLOW SOCK
10. Before Josh Brolin was brought in, Christian Bale was cast to play George W. Bush in Oliver Stone’s W. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What was the title of the Ivan Reitman film that featured David Duchovny and Julianne Moore?
EVOLUTION
2. George Clooney received top billing in Ocean’s Eleven, where did Brad Pitt appear (I.e. second, third, etc)?
FOURTH BILLING (behind Matt Damon and Andy Garcia)
3. What was the title of the 1976 body-swap film starring Barbara Harris and Jodie Foster?
FREAKY FRIDAY
4. After Lester is laid off, in American Beauty, he takes a job in which type of business? [bonus point for the company name]
FAST FOOD [Mr. Smiley’s]
5. In Lawrence Of Arabia, when T.E. Lawrence is dispatched to the Arab Bureau, which country is Prince Faisal fighting against?
TURKEY (Ottoman Empire)
6. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire usually consists of fifteen questions, how many are detailed in Slumdog Millionaire?
NINE
7. How many times have John and Joan Cusack appeared on-screen together?
TEN (Sixteen Candles, Grandview USA, Broadcast News, Say Anything, Grosse Pointe Blank, Cradle Will Rock, High Fidelity, Martian Child, War Inc)
8. Who played the lead roles in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels? (one point per correct answer)
STEVE MARTIN / MICHAEL CAINE
9. How many tunnels are simultaneously dug in The Great Escape?
THREE
10. The following songs are from which film: No Place Like London, My Friends, Epiphany and A Little Priest?
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which character is the second to die in Alien? Brett? Parker? Lambert?
BRETT
2. The Big Sleep was released in which year? 1946? 1949? 1951?
1946
3. What is the name of Leonardo DiCaprio’s character in The Departed? Colin Sullivan? Billy Costigan? Sean Dignam?
BILLY COSTIGAN
4. Nicolas Cage won his Oscar for his role in which film? Raising Arizona? Adaptation? Leaving Las Vegas?
LEAVING LAS VEGAS
5. In The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Henrick asks Blomkvist to investigate the disappearance and assumed murder of his niece, how many years ago? 20? 30? 40?
FORTY
6. How many families make up the New York syndicate in The Godfather? Four? Five? Six?
FIVE (Corleones, Tattaglias, Barzinis, Cuneos, Straccis)
7. In Memento, one of Leonard’s only clues to his wife’s killer’s identity is the name John followed by which letter? T? D? G?
G
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “No Law, No Rules, No Order”? Miami Vice? Bad Boys II? American Gangster?
MIAMI VICE
9. How many years has The Truman Show been on air, when Truman Burbank starts to get suspicious? 30? 35? 40?
THIRTY
10. Fritz Lang paid for H. G. Wells to travel to Germany to assist with the scripting of the 1927 silent film, Metropolis. True or False?
FALSE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Hook / Rain Man / All The President’s Men
Poster: I Heart Huckabees
Actor: Dustin Hoffman

Cinema City Film Quiz #122

[08 June 2014]


Winning Team:
Dr. Dajovich Hams It Up

Genre – Comedy

Runners Up:
The Hammer Is My Penis
Genre – A biopic about the life and times of Captain Hammer
Stop. Hammer Time
Genre – Hip hop horror


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is Alex Murphy’s profession before and after his transformation to Robocop?
POLICE OFFICER
2. Which Back To The Future instalment actually takes place in the future?
PART II
3. How many uncles does Casper have in the film of the same name?
THREE
4. Who composed the score for the Star Wars saga?
JOHN WILLIAMS
5. The Land Before Time is about what kind of creatures?
DINOSAURS
6. What is the full title of the first Conan film?
CONAN THE BARBARIAN
7. What colour are the British uniforms in Zulu?
RED
8. The Wedding Singer is set in which decade?
EIGHTIES
9. What colour are the roses before they are painted red in Alice In Wonderland?
WHITE
10. What are the names of Gomez and Morticia’s children in The Addam’s Family? (one point per correct answer)
PUGSLEY / WEDNESDAY

ROUND II: Filming [Hammer Film Special]
1. Who played the title role in Rasputin: The Mad Monk in 1966? Alec Guinness? Charlton Heston? Christopher Lee?
CHRISTOPHER LEE
2. The Hammer version of The Mummy was released in which year? 1957? 1959? 1962?
1959
3. Who played the role of Abby the vampire in Let Me In? Chloe Grace Moretz? Dakota Fanning? AnnaSophia Robb?
CHLOE GRACE MORETZ
4. What was the poster tagline for The Curse Of Frankenstein? ..will haunt you forever? ..will scar your imagination? ..will shock your core?
WILL HAUNT YOU FOREVER
5. What is the name of the lead character in The Woman In Black? Sam? Joseph? Arthur?
ARTHUR
6. To avoid confusion with the Universal film, 1958’s Dracula was released in the US under which title? Curse Of Dracula? Horror Of Dracula? Reign Of Dracula?
HORROR OF DRACULA
7. What is the title of the Hammer film about a lone astronaut who survives a rocket journey but is infected with a parasitic alien life-form which can absorb matter? X The Unknown? Moon Zero Two? The Quatermass Xperiment?
THE QUATERMASS XPERIMENT
8. The role of the werewolf in 1961’s The Curse Of The Werewolf was the first credited appearance of which actor? Oliver Reed? Albert Finney? Peter O’Toole?
OLIVER REED
9. Which of the following was not one of the prominent Hammer directors? Terence Fisher? John Gilling? Robert Bresson?
ROBERT BRESSON
10. Hammer regulars Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee are cousins. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Darren Aronofsky has directed six films. Name them. (one point per correct answer)
PI / REQUIEM FOR A DREAM / THE FOUNTAIN / THE WRESTLER / BLACK SWAN / NOAH
2. What is the prince’s name in Beauty & The Beast?
ADAM
3. Who directed The Conversation, Peggy Sue Got Married and Jack?
FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
4. How many films have featured Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock?
TWO (Speed, The Lake House)
5. Rick Deckard is the lead character in which film?
BLADE RUNNER
6. How many types of bugs are seen in Starship Troopers?
SIX (Arachnids, Brain Bug, Spy Bug, Plasma Bug, Hopper Bug, Chariot Bug)
7. What is the eponymous Private Ryan’s first name in Saving Private Ryan?
JAMES
8. Who directed Carlito’s Way?
BRIAN DE PALMA
9. At the start of Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, Jones learns that his father was searching for the Holy Grail in which city?
VENICE
10. The following quote is from which film, “A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it”?
MEN IN BLACK

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. In which film did Robin Williams play a fictional President Of The United States? Man Of The Year? World’s Greatest Dad? The Birdcage?
MAN OF THE YEAR
2. What is the title of the hostage film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Nicolas Cage? Amos And Andrew? The Negotiator? Zandalee?
AMOS AND ANDREW
3. Who directed The Wizard Of Oz? Michael Curtiz? Henry King? Victor Fleming?
VICTOR FLEMING
4. Which of the following is not a Godzilla foe? Rodan? Bacillus? Ghidorah?
BACILLUS
5. Martin Scorsese’s The Age Of Innocence was released in which year? 1991? 1993? 1995?
1993
6. What is the name of the leper king in Kingdom Of Heaven? Godfrey? Baldwin? Amalric? [bonus point for naming the uncredited actor who played the role]
BALDWIN [Ed Norton]
7. Who does Peter leave in charge when he leaves Neverland at the end of Hook? No Naps? Pockets? Thud Butt?
THUD BUTT
8. What did the Coens direct in 2001? O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Man Who Wasn’t There? Intolerable Cruelty?
THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE
9. The opening scenes of Prometheus were filmed in which country? Iceland? Greenland? Canada?
ICELAND
10. Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are siblings. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Wild Hogs / Bolt / Get Shorty
Poster: Look Who’s Talking Now
Actor: John Travolta