[11 February 2018]
Atomic Dragon Calls Me It
Genre – Francis Dollarhyde dresses as a clown in Berlin
Let The Right Ones Win… With Sexy Results
Genre – In 1980s Sweden a film quiz team begin communicating with the team next to them using Morse code
Nobody Puts The 80s In The Corner
Genre – Parody
Genre – A hairdresser’s nightmare
My One Regret Is Having Boneitis
Genre – Finance / horror / coming of age
ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. 1995’s Tank Girl was an adaptation of which comic series?
2. What resource is harvested to power Monstropolis in Monsters Inc?
3. How many solo MCU Captain America have been released to date?
4. Who played the lead role in A Beautiful Mind?
5. Four Weddings And A Funeral was released in which year?
6. David Fincher directed Ed Norton, Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter in which film?
7. Amy Adams plays Princess Giselle in which Disney film?
8. The poster for Heat is predominantly what colour (other than black)?
9. Who played the title role in 1997’s The Fifth Element?
10. In which film does Robert Mitchum play a tattooed preacher?
THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER
ROUND II: Filming [80s Films Not Shot In The 80s Special]
1. Which of the following did not appear in Dallas Buyers Club? Matthew McConaughey? Jared Leto? Christian Bale?
2. What is the Red October in The Hunt For Red October? A journal? A submarine? The concept of equality through extremist socialism?
3. What is the name of Adam Sandler’s character in The Wedding Singer? Robbie Hart? Barry Egan? Sonny Koufax?
4. When Frank first appears, in Donnie Darko, when does he say the world will end (roughly)? 14 days? 28 days? 42 days?
TWENTY EIGHT DAYS
5. Which of the following weapons is not used by Anton Chigur in No Country For Old Men? A gas-powered bolt gun? Liquid poison delivered on a silk thread? A silenced shotgun?
SILK POISON DELIVERED ON A SILK THREAD
6. Who composed the score for Fargo? Clint Mansell? Peter Nashel? Carter Burwell?
7. Who plays the role of Detective Donald Kimball in American Psycho? Willem Dafoe? William Hurt? William Fichtner?
8. What is the name of the company that Jordan Belfort sets up in The Wolf Of Wall Street? Newitt Greenleaf? Chapman & Lambert? Stratton Oakmont?
9. What was the budget for 2010’s Submarine? $150,000? $1.5 million? $15 million?
1.5 MILLION DOLLARS
10. All the listening and recording devices used in Das Leben Der Anderen (The Lives Of Others) were actual Stasi equipment on loan from museums and collectors. True or False?
ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The following quote is from which film, “Do they understand the concept of the tooth fairy”?
THE RUNDOWN / WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
2. Which actors play the three lead roles in Million Dollar Baby? (one point per correct answer)
CLINT EASTWOOD / HILARY SWANK / MORGAN FREEMAN
3. Who directed The Kid, The Gold Rush and City Lights?
4. How many faces feature on the main theatrical release poster for The Grand Budapest Hotel?
SEVENTEEN (and a key)
5. MacReady, Blair, Childs, Nauls, Bennings, Clark and Norris are characters in which film?
6. Which John Woo film tells the story of the Navajo language being used as code during World War II? [bonus points for naming the two lead actors]
WINDTALKERS [Nicolas Cage / Adam Beach]
7. What was the title of Denis Villeneuve’s first English language feature?
8. Which character delivers the narration in Trainspotting?
MARK “RENT BOY” RENTON
9. Who is the first to arrive at the warehouse in Reservoir Dogs? (one point per correct answer)
WHITE / ORANGE
10. Dog Soldiers was released in which year?
ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The following quote is from which film, “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world”? Zero Dark Thirty? Dead Poets Society? All The President’s Men?
DEAD POETS SOCIETY
2. The Help was released in which year? 2011? 2013? 2016?
3. The Maltese Falcon is set in which city? San Francisco? New York? Chicago?
4. How long is 1959’s Ben-Hur? 152 mins? 212 mins? 302 mins?
5. What is Don Lockwood’s (played by Gene Kelly) job in Singin’ In The Rain? Silent Film Actor? Race Car Driver? Commercial Airline Pilot?
SILENT FILM ACTOR
6. Who directed 1981’s Blow Out, starring John Travolta and John Lithgow? Francis Ford Coppola? Brian De Palma? Sidney Lumet?
BRIAN DE PALMA
7. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “The rare film story of a father who must expose his children to a small town’s outraged passions”? Mississippi Burning? Intolerance? To Kill A Mockingbird?
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
8. What did David Lean direct in between The Bridge On The River Kwai and Doctor Zhivago? Lawrence Of Arabia? A Passage To India? Hobson’s Choice?
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
9. How many characters can see Death in The Seventh Seal? 2? 4? 9?
TWO (Block and Jof)
10. Grace Kelly refused to smoke on film and was subsequently never seen with a cigarette. True or False?
FALSE (the statement is true other than she made an exception for Rear Window)
BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Legend Of Tarzan / The Big Short / Focus / Suicide Squad
Poster: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Actor: Margot Robbie