Cinema City Film Quiz #211

[08 April 2018]


Winning Team:
Batman Treasured
Genre – Bruce Wayne discovers the knights templar’s treasure and Nicolas Cage flips out as usual
We Don’t Want The Haribo
Genre – Comedy
A Noisy Place
Genre – Unwatchably annoying horro where the entire cast bang pots and scream constantly to ward off an alien attack
Four Skin Jobs
Genre – A Jewish comedy about four moyels

Runners Up:
Isle Of Lads (Lads Lads)
Genre – Horror


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The Last Of The Mohicans is an adaptation of which book?
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS
2. Which sport is the central focus of Southpaw, starring Jake Gyllenhaal?
BOXING
3. Who composed score for Interstellar, The Lion King and Driving Miss Daisy?
HANS ZIMMER
4. Who played the lead role in Breakfast At Tiffany’s?
AUDREY HEPBURN
5. Which two Batman films featured Michael Keaton (one point per correct answer)
BATMAN / BATMAN RETURNS
6. What is the title of the sequel to An American Werewolf In London?
AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS
7. What are the two subtitles of the fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean film? (one point per correct answer)
SALAZAR’S REVENGE / DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
8. The 2014 film, ’71, starring Jack O’Connell is predominantly set in which country?
NORTHERN IRELAND
9. What is the name of Roger Rabbit’s wife in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
JESSICA RABBIT
10. What was the title of the Josh Trank directed film about students who gain superpowers, starring Dane DeHaan, Michael B Jordan and Alex Russell?
CHRONICLE


ROUND II: Filming [Two Word Title Special]
1. What is the title of the fourth Bourne film starring Matt Damon? Bourne Again? Becoming Bourne? Jason Bourne?
JASON BOURNE
2. Who directed Gone Girl? David Fincher? Tyler Perry? Ben Affleck?
3. How many team members make up Team America in the film of the same name? 5? 6? 7?
FIVE (Lisa, Joe, Sarah, Chris and Carson/Gary who are in the same post)
4. Why do the Russians (led by Iosef) attack John Wick in the film of the same name? John interfered with a gas station robbery? John refused to sell his car? John was sitting in their usual booth in a diner?
REFUSED TO SELL HIS CAR
5. What is the name of Fay Wray’s character in King Kong? Dawn Prescott? Ann Darrow? Eve Watts?
ANN DARROW
6. What was the title of the 1975 sequel to True Grit? Rooster Cogburn? Fortitude? Black For Death?
ROOSTER COGBURN
7. Which faction of The Others make up the group known as the Night Watch in the 2004 Russian film Nochnoi Dozor? The neutral judges? Forces of darkness? Forces of light?
FORCES OF LIGHT
8. In Rogue One, Jyn Erso meets up with her father on which system? Bothawui? Rodia? Eadu?
EADU
9. Who directed The Machinist? Terry George? Brad Anderson? Rob Bowman?
BRAD ANDERSON
10. Laura, whose son Simon goes missing in El Orfanato, wears a necklace with a St Anthony medal – the patron saint of lost items. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What are the names of the two angels in Dogma, played by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon? (one point per correct answer)
BARTLEBY / LOKI
2. Which film starred Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts and Terence Howard?
ST VINCENT
3. Who directed American Sniper?
CLINT EASTWOOD
4. Quantico Virginia, Memphis Tennessee and the Baltimore State Hospital For The Criminally Insane are all locations in which film?
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
5. What is the title of the 1982 Werner Herzog film about a rubber baron taking a steamship over land through the Amazon?
FITZCARRALDO
6. Who plays the lead antagonist, Carnegie in Book Of Eli?
GARY OLDMAN
7. In Titanic, according to Rose, how many years have passed since the sinking of the ship and Brock Lovett’s expedition?
84 YEARS
8. What did Taika Waititi direct in between What We Do In The Shadows and Thor Ragnarok?
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE
9. The following quote is from which film, “We’re here to preserve democracy, not to practice it”?
CRIMSON TIDE
10. Which actor has played Lord Wessex, Johannes Vermeer and King George VI?
COLIN FIRTH


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who directed Audition, Ichi The Killer and Ace Attorney? Takeshi Kitano? Takashi Miike? Hideaki Anno?
TAKASHI MIIKE
2. What is the title of the film in which Steve Martin plays a faith healer named Jonas Nightengale? Healed? Nightingale’s Song? Leap Of Faith?
LEAP OF FAITH
3. Which of the following didn’t appear in Sergio Leone’s Once Upon A Time In America? Peter Weller? James Woods? Joe Pesci?
PETER WELLER
4. A Most Violent Year is set in which decade? 1970s? 1980s? 1990s?
EIGHTIES
5. In Collateral Beauty, Will Smith’s character copes with the death of his daughter by writing letters to Time, Death and Love. Which one is played by Helen Mirren? Time? Death? Love?
DEATH
6. Who played the lead role in 2014’s Testament Of Youth? Alicia Vikander? Margot Robbie? Sally Hawkins?
ALICIA VIKANDER
7. The following quote is from which film, “For God’s sake, Chris, the whole world is watching. We can’t just let him die in front of a live audience”? The Truman Show? The Killing Fields? Network?
THE TRUMAN SHOW
8. What did Tim Burton direct in between Frankenweenie and Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children? Alice Through The Looking Glass? Big Eyes? Lullaby?
BIG EYES
9. Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton play brothers in which film? Last Man Standing? Warrior? Pride?
WARRIOR
10. Reign Of Fire was filmed in the Wicklow mountains in Ireland on the condition that the production in no way damaged the landscape. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Congo / Love Actually / Dave / The Exorcism Of Emily Rose
Poster: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows
Actor: Laura Linney


Cinema City Film Quiz #210

[25 March 2018]


Winning Team:
The Belchdel Test
Genre – A documentary about women’s burping

Runners Up:
The Seven Year Bitch
Genre – Marilyn Monroe and Evelyn Keyes spend seven years lamenting Eurocentric western beauty standards (story told in real time)
The Béchamel Test
Genre – Obscure cinematic thought-experiment that is only passed if two characters wrestle in cheese sauce


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the title of the sequel to Ghostbusters?
GHOSTBUSTERS 2
2. How many Sherlock Holmes films has Guy Ritchie directed to date?
TWO
3. The Founder, starring Michael Keaton, is the story of which fast food chain?
MCDONALD’S
4. Who played the title role in the 2016 biopic Jackie?
NATALIE PORTMAN
5. Who directed The Passion Of The Christ?
MEL GIBSON
6. What was the title of the first feature length Wallace & Gromit film?
WALLACE & GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT
7. What We Do In The Shadows is set in which country?
NEW ZEALAND
8. What is the name of the prince in Sleeping Beauty?
PHILLIP
9. What is the title of the first film in Edgar Wright’s Cornetto trilogy?
SHAUN OF THE DEAD
10. In James And The Giant Peach, how many creatures are on the peach with James?
SIX (Grasshopper, centipede, ladybird, spider, earthworm, glow-worm)


ROUND II: Filming [Bechdel Test Special]
1. What is the title of the sequel to Guardians Of The Galaxy? Guardians Of The Galaxy 2? Guardians Of The Galaxy Part 2? Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2?
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2
2. What is the name of the lead character in Starship Troopers? Patrick Muldoon? Carl Jenkins? Johnny Rico?
JOHNNY RICO
3. Who directed Thelma & Louise? Tim Robbins? Kathryn Bigelow? Ridley Scott?
RIDLEY SCOTT
4. Who plays the role of Thomas’ former prima ballerina in Black Swan? Winona Ryder? Jennifer Connelly? Evan Rachel Wood?
WINONA RYDER
5. The following quote is from which film, “Paulie might’ve moved slow but it was only because Paulie didn’t have to move for anybody”? Donnie Brasco? Black Mass? Goodfellas?
GOODFELLAS
6. Who directed Melancholia? Nicolas Winding Refn? Lars Von Trier? Michael Haneke?
LARS VON TRIER
7. Pan’s Labyrinth is set in which year? 1936? 1944? 1952?
1944
8. Todd Haynes’ Carol is an adaptation of which Patricia Highsmith novel? Deep Water? The Cry Of The Owl? The Price Of Salt?
THE PRICE OF SALT
9. Which of the following statements did not appear on the poster for 1953’s How To Marry A Millionaire (starring Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall)? The most glamourous entertainment of your lifetime? You see it without glasses? Who knew these three would get along?
WHO KNEW THESE THREE WOULD GET ALONG
10. Persepolis is entirely animated in black and white except for scenes set in the present. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The story of Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender in the title role, takes place over how many launch events?
THREE
2. What is the title of the 1987 adaptation of Cyrano De Bergerac starring Steve Martin?
ROXANNE
3. Ace Ventura is based in which US state?
FLORIDA
4. What is Matilda’s surname in the 1996 film Matilda?
WORMWOOD
5. What is the title of Ridley Scott’s adaptation of the biblical story of Moses?
EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS
6. Which football team is the central focus in Lexi Alexander’s Green Street?
WEST HAM
7. Why does Travis take a job driving a taxi in Taxi Driver?
TO COUNTER HIS INSOMNIA
8. What were the respective titles of the two films about Truman Capote released in 2006? (one point per correct answer)
CAPOTE / INFAMOUS
9. Who directed American Hustle?
DAVID O RUSSELL
10. Creed was released in which year?
2015


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. In the 1991 film The Hard Way, why is Michael J Fox partnered with James Woods? Fox is an actor researching a role and pulls strings to follow an active case? Fox is an Internal Affairs agent going undercover exposing a crooked cop played by Woods? Fox and Woods are detectives who are partnered up when they learn they are step-siblings?
FOX IS AN ACTOR RESEARCHING A ROLE AND PULLS STRINGS TO FOLLOW AN ACTIVE CASE
2. Who plays Mike and Marcus’ captain in Bad Boys? Alfred Molina? Robert Davi? Joe Pantoliano?
JOE PANTOLIANO
3. What did Jon Favreau direct in between Cowboys & Aliens and The Jungle Book? Chef? The Judge? The Soloist?
CHEF
4. Which of the following did not appear in the 2008 period drama, The Duchess? Dominic Cooper? Ralph Fiennes? Paul Bettany?
PAUL BETTANY
5. What is the title of the Australian Western starring Tom Selleck and Alan Rickman? The Outback? Guns And Kangaroos? Quigley Down Under?
QUIGLEY DOWN UNDER
6. The Blues Brothers was released in which year? 1975? 1980? 1985?
1980
7. Who directed Cars? Andrew Stanton? Brad Bird? John Lasseter?
JOHN LASSETER
8. Which of the following is not a Transformers subtitle? Age Of Extinction? Rise Of The Fallen? Dark Of The Moon?
RISE OF THE FALLEN
9. 2015’s Room was co-produced by US, UK and which two other countries? Canada and Ireland? New Zealand and France? South Africa and Poland?
CANADA AND IRELAND
10. Gods Of Egypt features no Egyptian cast members. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Oliver & Company / Hocus Pocus / Get Shorty / Fantasia 2000
Poster: The Women
Actor: Bette Midler


Cinema City Film Quiz #209

[11 March 2018]


Winning Team:
The Boogie Knights
Genre – Who, with deft skill, whip their blades of glory through the competition, resulting in the swift kicking of their roller balls

Runners Up:
Rolled Finger
Genre – Spy movie where James Bond and his accomplice Ovya Lation hunt mysterious villain, Edmund Rolled-Finger
The Skateful Eight
Genre – Rollerblade western
Reels On Wheels
Genre – Something clever about Jackie Chan and film stock.. maybe boobs
Call Us By Your Team Name
Genre – A heart-warming romance between quiz show host Sandi Toksvig and Peaches Geldof (RIP)
The Funky Monkey Rollerboyz
Genre – Apes get skates
Xanadon’t
Genre – John Travolta thinks about going roller skating, decides not to. Roll credits


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Which character did Robin Williams play in the live-action adaption of Popeye?
POPEYE
2. In The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio’s character is attacked by which animal?
BEAR
3. Who played the lead role in Seven Years In Tibet?
BRAD PITT
4. The following songs feature in which film: I dreamed a dream, Look down and Stars?
LES MISERABLES
5. Which monster/character runs the eponymous hotel in Hotel Transylvania?
COUNT DRACULA
6. Horrible Bosses was released in which year?
2011
7. Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber and Michael Keaton appeared in which film?
SPOTLIGHT
8. Rain Man was released in which year?
1988
9. Mel Gibson voiced the role of Rocky Rhodes in which film?
CHICKEN RUN
10. Who played the title role in Robin Hood: Men In Tights?
CAREY ELWES


ROUND II: Filming [Roller Skating Special]
1. What is the name of Heather Graham’s character in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Boogie Nights? Amber Waves? Becky Banana? Rollergirl?
ROLLERGIRL
2. Which of the cast of Whip It also served as its director? Kristen Wiig? Drew Barrymore? Marcia Gay Harden?
DREW BARRYMORE
3. Rollerball (starring James Caan) was released in which year? 1970? 1975? 1980? [bonus point for naming the year of the remake starring Chris Klein, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and LL Cool J]
1975 [2002]
4. Which of the following did not appear in American Graffiti? Richard Dreyfuss? John Belushi? Harrison Ford?
JOHN BELUSHI
5. Which of the following animated films features two characters going on a date with pizza and roller-skating? Trolls? The Emoji Movie? Despicable Me 2?
TROLLS
6. In The Thing, how long does Norris estimate the spaceship has been buried? 10,000 years? 100,000 years? 1,000,000?
ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND YEARS
7. Where does the Tramp work at the start of Modern Times? A bar? A florist? A factory?
A FACTORY
8. What is the name of the 1980 feature about a roller-disco nightclub starring Olivia Newton John? Koyaanisqatsi? Xanadu? Zardoz?
XANADU
9. Which Gene Kelly directed film suffered at the box office for being an unconventional “cynical musical”? Guys And Dolls? An American In Paris? It’s Always Fair Weather?
IT’S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER
10. Seeing people picketing outside a screening for Dogma, director Kevin Smith made signs and joined the protest, claiming it was blasphemous. True or False?
TRUE (he was interviewed by News 12 New Jersey he denied his identity)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. To date, how many Oscars has John Williams been nominated for?
FIFTY ONE
2. In Approaching The Unknown, Mark Strong plays an astronaut on a solo mission to which planet?
MARS
3. Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston and Mia Wasikowska all appeared in which film?
CRIMSON PEAK
4. In 50/50, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s character is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in which part of his body?
SPINE
5. Who directed The Nice Guys?
SHANE BLACK
6. Gone Baby Gone is set in which US city?
BOSTON
7. The remake of Annie, starring Quvenzhane Wallis and Jamie Foxx, was released in which year?
2014
8. The following quote is from which film, “Hitler’s a nut on the subject, he’s crazy. He’s obsessed with the occult. And right now, apparently, there’s some kind of German archaeological dig going on in the desert outside of Cairo”?
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
9. What is the name of the character that dumps the pig’s blood on Carrie in the film of the same name? [bonus point for naming the actress who portrays her]
CHRIS HARGENSEN [Nancy Allen]
10. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “No shield, no armour, no problem”?
ANT-MAN


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following did not appear in Selma? Oprah Winfrey? Cuba Gooding Jr? Danny Glover?
DANNY GLOVER
2. In which country does Lili undertake her gender reassignment surgery, in The Danish Girl? France? Germany? Austria?
GERMANY
3. What is the name of Will Ferrell’s character in Stranger Than Fiction? Harold Crick? Jonathan Barker? Bill Dapple?
HAROLD CRICK
4. Richard Burton appeared in The Spy Who Came In From The Cold in which year? 1965? 1971? 1980?
1965
5. Who played the lead role in 1988’s Married To The Mob? Bette Midler? Diane Keaton? Michelle Pfeiffer?
MICHELLE PFEIFFER
6. Remains Of The Day was released in which year? 1990? 1993? 1995?
1993
7. What is Anthony Belrose’s (played by Hugo Weaving) drag pseudonym in The Adventures Of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert? Ophelia Dujour? Mitzi Del Bra? Trixi Van Lash?
MITZI DEL BRA
8. Which of the following films made the most at the box office? The Borrowers (1997)? Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989)? Innerspace (1987)?
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS (Honey $222.7mil / Borrowers $54mil / Innerspace $25mil)
9. What is the name of the La Cage Aux Folles remake starring Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest and Nathan Lane? Birds Of A Feather? The Bird House? The Birdcage?
THE BIRDCAGE
10. Seeing the first rough cut of The Thomas Crown Affair was five hours long, composer Michel Legrand wrote 90 minute of music which the film was then recut to. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Animal House / Flatliners / Mystic River / Frost/Nixon
Poster: Friday The 13th
Actor: Kevin Bacon


Cinema City Film Quiz #208

[25 February 2018]


Winning Team:
Ice Babe: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apeosaurs
Genre – Babe, Sid, Manfred, Diego and Scrat go to a dimension of ape/dinosaur hybrids, where Scrat establishes an acorn colony

Runners Up:
Anthea Turner Does Hooch
Genre – Ex TV presenter gets pissed on alcopops
Bambi Shot First
Genre – Disney’s new live-action classic, where Bambi shoots the hunter in this George Lucas special edition
Babezilla
Genre – Nuclear weapon testing creates Godzilla’s ultimate foe; Babe
Ladies And The Tramps; Socialite Soup Kitchen
Genre – Documentary


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. 2004’s Flight Of The Phoenix is a remake of which 1965 film?
FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX
2. How many Mission: Impossible films have been made to date (including the upcoming Fallout)
SIX
3. Norman Bates and Marion Crane are the lead characters in which film?
PSYCHO
4. Who played the lead roles in Face/Off? (one point per correct answer)
JOHN TRAVOLTA / NICOLAS CAGE
5. The planet Jakku features heavily in which science fiction film?
STAR WARS: EPISODE VII – THE FORCE AWAKENS
6. Sonny is a blue-eyed sentient robot accused of murder in which film?
I, ROBOT
7. The roles of Jim Lovell, Andrew Beckett, Captain John Miller, Robert Langdon and Santa Claus were all played by which actor? [bonus points for naming the films the characters appear in]
TOM HANKS [Apollo 13 / Philadelphia / Saving Private Ryan / The Da Vinci Code / The Polar Express]
8. Jim Carrey and Morgan Freeman appeared together in which film?
BRUCE ALMIGHTY
9. Planet Of The Apes was released in which year?
1968
10. What is the name of the high school based adaptation of Taming Of The Shrew starring Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt?
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU


ROUND II: Filming [Animal Leads Special]
1. What type of animals are the centre focus of Happy Feet? Velociraptors? Kangaroos? Penguins?
PENGUINS
2. Finding Nemo was released in which year? 2000? 2003? 2006?
2003
3. Who voiced the role of Charlotte in 2006’s Charlotte’s Web? Sandra Bullock? Julia Roberts? Cate Blanchett?
JULIA ROBERTS
4. How many Madagascar films (including spin-offs) have been made to date? 3? 4? 5?
FOUR
5. Who co-wrote the script for Beethoven with Amy Holden Jones? John Hughes? Harold Ramis? George Lucas?
JOHN HUGHES
6. Which of the following has not appeared in a King Kong film? Jeff Bridges? Christopher Plummer? Colin Hanks?
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER
7. Who is Old Blue’s owner at the start of Air Bud? A test pilot? An alcoholic clown? A blind geologist?
AN ALCOHOLIC CLOWN
8. Which Disney film had the two poster taglines of “The famous book of the month becomes the picture of the year” and “A great love story in multiplane technicolour”? Robin Hood? The Fox And The Hound? Bambi?
BAMBI
9. Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Rupert Everett, Glen Shadix and Paul Reubens appeared in which film? Flipper? Dunston Checks In? Andre?
DUNSTON CHECKS IN
10. Babe was nominated for Best Picture at the 1996 Oscars. True or False?
TRUE (along with best director, best adapted screenplay, best actor, best art direction, best editing and best visual effects [which it won])


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Thomas Gabriel is the name of the villain in which Die Hard film?
DIE HARD 4.0 / LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD
2. Who directed The Lovely Bones?
PETER JACKSON
3. The following is a quote from which film, “What, we’ll have a coupon day or something”?
JURASSIC PARK
4. Which film won Best Picture at the 72nd Academy Awards (held in 2000)?
AMERICAN BEAUTY
5. How many children does Miles Dyson have in Terminator 2?
ONE (Danny)
6. What animal does Al McWhiggin dress as in the advert for Al’s Toy Barn in Toy Story 2?
CHICKEN
7. Which Middle Earth film made the most at the box office (unadjusted worldwide gross)?
LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING ($1.1 billion dollars) [H1 $1b / H2 $958m / H3 $956m / L2 £923m / L1 $869m]
8. Which superhero does Bill talk about when describing Beatrix in Kill Bill Vol. 2?
SUPERMAN
9. What two colours are the VW van in Little Miss Sunshine? (point only awarded if both colours identified)
YELLOW / WHITE
10. While not said in the film, what is the name of Paul McGann’s character in Withnail & I?
MARWOOD


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following is not a character in 2001’s Zoolander? Maury Ballstein? Nigel Kipling? Jacobim Mugatu?
NIGEL KIPLING
2. The following is a quote from which film, “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship”? The Great Escape? Oliver! The Musical? Casablanca?
CASABLANCA
3. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “The man, the music, the madness, the murder, the motion picture”? All Eyez On Me? Chapter 27? Amadeus?
AMADEUS
4. Pedro Almodovar’s The Skin I Live In was release in which year? 2005? 2011? 2016?
2011
5. Which 2008 British film is based on the allegedly true story of MI5 contracting criminals to recover risqué photos? Sleeping Dogs? The Getaway? The Bank Job?
THE BANK JOB
6. The following quote is from which film, “I grew up in a tough neighbourhood. We used to say, you can get further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word”? The Departed? The Untouchables? Carlito’s Way?
THE UNTOUCHABLES
7. In Amelie, what event causes Amelie to discover the old metal box hidden behind a tile in her flat? The 1996 Paris Metro bombing? The death of Princess Diana? The hijacking of Air France Flight 8969?
THE DEATH OF PRINCESS DIANA
8. What was the budget for 1978’s Grease? $500 thousand? $2 million? $6 million?
SIX MILLION DOLLARS
9. Brazil was nominated for two Oscars, which of the following was not one of them? Best Editing? Best Art Direction? Best Writing?
BEST EDITING
10. Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey was originally titled Bill & Ted’s Excellent Afterlife. True or False?
FALSE (it was originally titled Bill & Ted’s Go To Hell)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Piano / Sunshine / The Fountain / Training Day
Poster: Bringing Out The Dead
Actor: Cliff Curtis


Cinema City Film Quiz #207

[11 February 2018]


Winning Team:
Atomic Dragon Calls Me It
Genre – Francis Dollarhyde dresses as a clown in Berlin

Runners Up:
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
PERManent Monstrosity
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?
TANK GIRL
2. What resource is harvested to power Monstropolis in Monsters Inc?
SCREAMS
3. How many solo MCU Captain America have been released to date?
THREE
4. Who played the lead role in A Beautiful Mind?
RUSSELL CROWE
5. Four Weddings And A Funeral was released in which year?
1994
6. David Fincher directed Ed Norton, Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter in which film?
FIGHT CLUB
7. Amy Adams plays Princess Giselle in which Disney film?
ENCHANTED
8. The poster for Heat is predominantly what colour (other than black)?
BLUE
9. Who played the title role in 1997’s The Fifth Element?
MILLA JOVOVICH
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?
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?
A SUBMARINE
3. What is the name of Adam Sandler’s character in The Wedding Singer? Robbie Hart? Barry Egan? Sonny Koufax?
ROBBIE HART
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?
CARTER BURWELL
7. Who plays the role of Detective Donald Kimball in American Psycho? Willem Dafoe? William Hurt? William Fichtner?
WILLEM DAFOE
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?
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?
TRUE


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?
CHARLIE CHAPLIN
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?
THE THING
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?
PRISONERS
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?
2002


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?
2011
3. The Maltese Falcon is set in which city? San Francisco? New York? Chicago?
SAN FRANCISCO
4. How long is 1959’s Ben-Hur? 152 mins? 212 mins? 302 mins?
212 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


Cinema City Film Quiz #206

[28 January 2018]


Winning Team:
Rock Bottom
Genre – Eddie and Ritchie open up a hotel on Alcatraz which is then overrun by terrorists. Seemingly outnumbered, help comes from an unlikely ally – Spongebob (voiced by Sean Connery)

Runners Up:
The Elm Street Posse
Genre – In a parallel universe, Norfolk’s finest (Horatio Nelson, Stephen Fry and Delia Smith) team up to become the first Norfolk based wrestling troupe and become world champions with their signature move: the full nelson
Stone Cold Steve Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery
Genre – Steven Austin is frozen in 1999 and defrosted in 2109 to fight a fem’bot’inist
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Genre – The new biopic of Dwayne The Rock Johnson
Juman-jina
Genre – Another sexist remake
Blade Runner 2069
Genre – SciFi


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Dances With Wolves was adapted from which book by Michael Blake?
DANCES WITH WOLVES
2. What is the title of the sequel to Alien?
ALIENS
3. How many Godfather films were made?
THREE
4. What is the name of the villain in The Little Mermaid?
URSULA
5. Who directed Lock, Stock & Two Smokin’ Barrels?
GUY RITCHIE
6. What did M Night Shyamalan direct in between The Sixth Sense and Signs?
UNBREAKABLE
7. What colour is Leonardo’s mask in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
BLUE
8. Which 1992 western starred Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman and Gene Hackman?
UNFORGIVEN
9. What is the name of the tiger-shaped cave in Aladdin?
THE CAVE OF WONDERS
10. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Mankind was born on Earth, it wasn’t meant to die here”
INTERSTELLAR


ROUND II: Filming [Wrestlers Special]
1. [Ernest The Cat Miller] Who played the lead role in The Wrestler? John Cena? Sylvester Stallone? Mickey Rourke? [bonus point for naming who was originally cast in the lead role]
MICKEY ROURKE [Nicolas Cage]
2. [Tyler Mane/Big Sky] X-Men was released in which year? 1999? 2000? 2001?
2000
3. [Kevin Nash] Who directed Magic Mike? Steven Soderbergh? Michael Mann? Richard Linklater?
STEVEN SODERBERGH
4. [Hulk Hogan] Hulk Hogan appeared in which instalment of the Rocky franchise? Rocky II? Rocky III? Creed?
ROCKYIII
5. [Jerry The King Lawler] 1999’s Man On The Moon, starring Jim Carrey is a biopic about which actor? Andy Kaufman? Bill Hicks? John Belushi?
ANDY KAUFMAN
6. [Jesse Ventura] The following quote is from which Arnold Schwarzenegger film, “I live to see you eat that contract. But I hope you leave room for my fist because I’m going to ram it into your stomach and break your goddamn spine”? Predator? The Running Man? Eraser?
THE RUNNING MAN
7. [Macho Man Randy Savage] What colour are the eyes on Green Goblin’s helmet in Spider-Man? White? Yellow? Red?
YELLOW
8. [The Big Show] What did Adam Sandler star in (lead role), in between The Wedding Singer and Big Daddy? The Waterboy? Bulletproof? Little Nicky?
THE WATERBOY
9. [Terry Funk] In Roadhouse, what is the specialised title given to the kind of bouncer that Patrick Swayze’s character is? Breaker? Blocker? Cooler?
COOLER
10. [Dave Batista] The Man With The Iron Fists was originally a sequel to the video game, Wu Tang: Shaolin Style. True or False?
FALSE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Frances Halladay is the lead character in which film?
FRANCES HA
2. The following quote is from which film, “I’d like you to tell me that you are and have been a false prophet and that God is a superstition”?
THERE WILL BE BLOOD
3. In which film is a Speak & Spell, an umbrella lined with tinfoil and a coffee can used to communicate with aliens?
E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL
4. In You’ve Got Mail, both Joe and Kathleen work for companies selling what?
BOOKS
5. What is the name of Kiefer Sutherland’s character in The Lost Boys?
DAVID
6. Jason Clarke, Shia LeBeouf and Tom Hardy played brothers in which John Hillcoat film?
LAWLESS
7. Excluding the theme park ride but including straight-to-DVD releases, how many Honey I Shrunk The Kids films featured Rick Moranis?
THREE (Honey, I Shrunk The Kids / Honey, I Blew Up The Kid / Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves)
8. The following quote is from which film, “This is your wakeup call. I am an FBI agent”?
POINT BREAK
9. 10 Things I Hate About You was released in which year?
1999
10. What is Harry Hart’s (played by Colin Firth) codename in Kingsman: The Secret Service?
GALAHAD


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The story of Scarface takes place over how many years? 2? 3? 4?
FOUR (1980-83)
2. The following quote/poster tagline is from which film, “If I could only have one food for the rest of my life? That’s easy. Pez. Cherry flavour Pez. No question about it”? Stand By Me? Dazed And Confused? Super-Size Me?
STAND BY ME
3. Who directed the 2005 adaptation of Rent? David Yates? Chris Columbus? Alfonso Cuaron?
CHRIS COLUMBUS
4. Which of the following was digitally added to Children Of Men? Yellow EU stars on the Union flag? The words English Telecom on the BT tower? The Shard?
THE SHARD
5. What is the name of Scarlett O’Hara’s family cotton plantation in Gone With The Wind? Tara? Erin? Inis?
TARA
6. Who composed the score for Signs? Howard Shore? James Newton Howard? James Horner?
JAMES NEWTON HOWARD
7. In Django Unchained, what did Dr King Schultz do before becoming a bounty hunter? Taxman? Farmer? Dentist?
DENTIST
8. What is the name of the school in The Breakfast Club? Hughes High? North Midwestern High? Shermer High?
SHERMER HIGH SCHOOL
9. Which principal knight does Terry Jones play in Monty Python & The Holy Grail? Gawain? Bedevere? Bors?
BEDEVERE
10. Shell Cottage in Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 had 4,500 individual shells glued on the roof but is only seen on film in the background of a few shots. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Misery / The Day The Earth Stood Still / Titanic / Dick Tracy
Poster: Revolutionary Road
Actor: Kathy Bates


Cinema City Film Quiz #205

[14 January 2018]


Winning Team:
Hungry Hungry Hemsworths
Genre – Chris, Luke and Liam licence themselves for a board game when acting dries up

Runners Up:
We Thor’t Of A Clever Pun But Decided To Keep It Loki
Genre – Liam Hemsworth plays Chris Hemsworth’s brother Luke in a body swap comedy with ghosts
One Out Of Three Ain’t Bad
Genre – Slightly depressing documentary about the Hemsworth brothers
The Special Round Shoulda Been About Hiddleston
Genre – Self-explanatory really
Thor And His Expendable Brothers
Genre – Generic blockbuster
Thor A-Heard A Rush Of Wind
Genre – Super gran who whips Thor’s arse
Mocking Thor: That’s Just Loki
Genre – Homoerotic futuristic rom com
And The Oscar For Shittiest Team Name Goes To..
Genre – Thriller


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the theme park in Jurassic World?
JURASSIC WORLD
2. What is the name of the main British secret agent in Dr No?
JAMES BOND
3. How many Bridget Jones films have been made to date?
THREE
4. What colour is Paddington’s uncle’s hat in the film of the same name?
RED
5. Who directed Dunkirk?
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN
6. Who played the role of Captain Phillips in the film of the same name?
TOM HANKS
7. What is the name of Hercules’ love interest in the Disney animated film of the same name?
MEG / MEGARA
8. The following quote is from which film, “Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads”?
BACK TO THE FUTURE
9. The characters Jack, Danny and Wendy Torrance all appear in which film?
THE SHINING
10. How many members make up The Avengers central team in the film of the same name?
SIX (Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye)


ROUND II: Filming [The Hemsworths]
1. Chris Hemsworth plays the father of which original series character in Star Trek? Leonard McCoy? Spock? James Kirk?
JAMES KIRK
2. What is the subtitle of the sequel to Snow White And The Huntsman? Origins? Winter’s War? And The Ice Queen?
WINTER’S WAR
3. Who directed In The Heart Of The Sea? Ron Howard? Justin Kurzel? Peter Weir?
RON HOWARD
4. How many friends visit the cabin in The Cabin In The Woods? 4? 5? 6?
FIVE
5. What was the main poster tagline for the 2012 remake of Red Dawn? Welcome to the home of the brave? Ready for enemies, foreign and domestic? Desperate times call for desperate measures?
WELCOME TO THE HOME OF THE BRAVE
6. Which of the following did not star in Paranoia with Liam Hemsworth in 2013? Harrison Ford? Gary Oldman? Samuel L Jackson?
SAMUEL L JACKSON
7. How many directors worked on The Hunger Games saga? 2? 3? 4?
TWO (Gary Ross / Francis Lawrence)
8. What is the name of the agency set up by the UN in Independence Day: Resurgence? United Space Defense? Earth Defense Force? Earth Space Defense?
EARTH SPACE DEFENSE
9. In Rush, which Formula One team does Hunt join when Fittipaldi leaves? Ferrari? Lotus? McLaren?
MCLAREN
10. Luke Hemsworth cameos as an Asgardian actor playing Thor in Thor: Ragnarok. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Martin Sheen cameos as his character from Apocalypse Now in which Charlie Sheen film?
HOT SHOTS! PART DEUX
2. The following quote is from which film, “Nothing shocks me, I’m a scientist”?
INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
3. Who directed Pride & Prejudice (2005), Atonement and Pan?
JOE WRIGHT
4. The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou was released in which year?
2004
5. Who played the role of Odysseus in Troy?
SEAN BEAN
6. How many people do we see Ripley kill in The Talented Mr Ripley?
THREE (Dickie / Freddie / Peter)
7. The following is the poster tagline for which 2007 film, “Big cops. Small Town. Moderate violence”?
HOT FUZZ
8. Which film starred Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Carrie Coon and Ben Affleck?
GONE GIRL
9. What is the full title of Clint Eastwood’s Sully, starring Tom Hanks?
SULLY: MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON
10. The Truman Show, 12 Years A Slave and Straight Outta Compton all featured which actor?
PAUL GIAMATTI


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the subtitle for Ghost In The Shell 2? Inhuman? Interference? Innocence?
INNOCENCE
2. Who played the lead roles in Brian De Palma’s 1989 film Casualties Of War? Sean Penn & Michael J Fox? Patrick Swayze & Tim Robbins? Matthew Broderick & Emilio Estevez?
SEAN PENN & MICHAEL J FOX
3. Which of the following Disney animated films has yet to receive a live-action remake? Cinderella? Alice In Wonderland? Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs?
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
4. Which of the following did not appear in The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford? Sam Rockwell? Ben Foster? Jeremy Renner?
BEN FOSTER
5. Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, was released in which year? 2015? 2016? 2017?
2015
6. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Party like a mother?” Big Momma’s House 2? Rough Night? Bad Moms?
BAD MOMS
7. What event uncovers Mothra’s egg in Mothra vs Godzilla? Typhoon? Earthquake? A nuclear bomb test?
TYPHOON
8. The giant bronze statue of Talos attacks the lead characters in which of the following films based on Greek mythology? Jason And The Argonauts? Immortals? Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief?
JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS
9. Who directed Boyhood? Doug Liman? Ron Howard? Richard Linklater?
RICHARD LINKLATER
10. John Williams has composed musical scores for all but three Steven Spielberg films to date. True or False?
TRUE (The Colour Purple, Bridge Of Spies, Ready Player One)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Out Of Africa / Death Becomes Her / Artificial Intelligence / Doubt
Poster: The Deer Hunter
Actor: Meryl Streep


Cinema City Film Quiz #204

[17 December 2017]


Winning Team:
Charlie’s Christmas Angels
Genre – Lucy Liu and Bill Murray reconcile with the help of McG

Runners Up:
Kramer Vs Mecha-Godzilla Vs Superman Vs Scott Pilgrim Vs Shark
Genre – Still better than Justice League
Santa Claus Vs The Martian
Genre – Father Christmas declares war on a Mars-stranded Matt Damon after he fails to leave out a glass of sherry
That ‘Gong’ Sound From Inception
Genre – Historical war drama but the generals are cats
The Salvation Army
Genre – Terminator vs the lighting gun


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. In 12 Monkeys, the group supposedly responsible for releasing a deadly virus are called The Army Of The what?
TWELVE MONKEYS
2. Who plays the title role in Elf?
WILL FERRELL
3. How many Walden Media Narnia films were produced between 2005 and 2010?
THREE
4. Which Gremlins film (Gremlins or its sequel) takes place at Christmas?
GREMLINS
5. What is the name of the lead character in the Die Hard franchise?
JOHN MCCLANE
6. Richard Attenborough and Edmund Gwenn play the same role in which 1947 Christmas film and it’s1994 remake?
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
7. Who directed Edward Scissorhands?
TIM BURTON
8. What is the title of the Christmas Carol adaptation starring Bill Murray?
SCROOGED
9. Love Actually was released in which year?
2003
10. Who played the role of Ebenezer Scrooge and the three ghosts of Christmas in Robert Zemeckis’ motion captured A Christmas Carol?
JIM CARREY


ROUND II: Filming [Acting Feuds Special]
1. [Jim Carrey/Tommy Lee Jones] Who played Batman in Batman Forever? Michael Keaton? George Clooney? Val Kilmer?
VAL KILMER
2. [Tyrese/James Franco] Annapolis is set at a training academy for which military body? Army? Navy? Airforce?
NAVY
3. [Sean Young/Charlie Sheen] Wall Street was released in which year? 1983? 1985? 1987?
1987
4. [LL Cool J/Jamie Foxx] Any Given Sunday is about which sport? American Football? Baseball? Boxing?
AMERICAN FOOTBALL
5. [Tom Sizemore/Val Kilmer] Who played the lead female role in Red Planet? Carrie-Anne Moss? Ashley Judd? Charlize Theron?
CARRIE-ANNE MOSS
6. [Faye Dunaway/Roman Polanski] What was the title of the 1990 sequel to Chinatown? The Two Jakes? Forget It Jake? Chinatown 2?
THE TWO JAKES
7. [Dustin Hoffman/Meryl Streep] Kramer Vs Kramer was nominated for nine Oscars and went on to win five. Which of the following categories did it not win? Best Picture? Best Director? Best Actress?
BEST ACTRESS (though it did win best supporting actress)
8. [Debra Winger/Shirley MacLaine] Which of the following is the poster tagline for Terms Of Endearment? Life, on her terms? Some things are worth fixing? Come to laugh, come to cry, come to care, come to terms?
COME TO LAUGH, COME TO CRY, COME TO CARE, COME TO TERMS
9. [Nick Nolte/Julia Roberts] 1994’s I Love Trouble opens with what event? A train crash? A Christmas party? The Presidential election?
A TRAIN CRASH
10. [Bette Davis/Joan Crawford] When Whatever Happened To Baby Jane was first released in the UK, it’s shocking content had never been seen before and censors did not know how to classify it, so gave it an X rating. True or False?
TRUE (it’s currently rated 12)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. In Home Alone 1 and 2 what is Kevin’s surname?
MCCALLISTER
2. Which two colours make up TurboMan’s outfit in Jingle All The Way? (one point per correct answer)
RED / GOLD
3. What does Ralphie want for Christmas in A Christmas Story?
BB GUN
4. What is the name of George Bailey’s younger brother in It’s A Wonderful Life?
HARRY
5. Who provides the narration in The Grinch?
ANTHONY HOPKINS
6. How many years passed between the release of Bad Santa and Band Santa 2?
THIRTEEN (2003 – 2016)
7. What is the name of Jack’s dog in The Nightmare Before Christmas?
ZERO
8. What is the alias of the villain in Iron Man 3?
THE MANDARIN
9. In The Holiday, which two actresses switch homes for Christmas? (one point per correct answer)
CAMERON DIAZ / KATE WINSLET
10. In Arthur Christmas, Arthur’s older brother takes over from his father, running the family business. What is his name? [bonus point for naming the actor who voiced the character]
STEVE [Hugh Laurie]


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who played the lead role in black comedy, Krampus? Adam Scott? Ed Helms? Jason Sudeikis?
ADAM SCOTT
2. What is the subtitle of the third The Santa Clause film? The Escape Clause? The Mrs Clause? The Sub Clause?
THE ESCAPE CLAUSE
3. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation was released in which year? 1985? 1989? 1992?
1989
4. In, The Night Before, why do Isaac and Chris spend every Christmas with Ethan? Ethan’s parents died at Christmas? Ethan pays them to be his family? Ethan is their drug dealer?
HIS PARENTS DIED AT CHRISTMAS
5. 1974’s Black Christmas is often cited as the first of which genre? Black Comedy? Christmas Film? Slasher?
SLASHER
6. What is the title of the Steve Martin film which is an adaptation of the French play Le Pere Noel Est Une Ordure? Crazy Christmas? Gingerbread Man? Mixed Nuts?
MIXED NUTS
7. Which of the following is not set at Christmas? Jurassic Park III? Jaws 4? Prometheus?
JURASSIC PARK III
8. In 2013’s All Is Bright, ex-con Paul Giamatti and his friend Paul Rudd reluctantly take on a job selling what? Christmas Trees? Turkeys? Gold-plated Santa statues?
CHRISTMAS TREES
9. James Gandolfini and Ben Affleck appeared in which Christmas film? Christmas With The Kranks? Surviving Christmas? Four Christmases?
10. Each Lethal Weapon film opens with Jingle Bell Rock over the Warner Bros logo. True or False?
FALSE (just the first film)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Jerry Maguire / Cold Mountain / Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason / Monsters Vs Aliens
Poster: Dazed And Confused
Actor: Renee Zellweger


Cinema City Film Quiz #203

[03 December 2017]


Winning Team:
Clear & Present Frasier
Genre – Thriller starring Kelsey Grammer

Runners Up:
Terry’s Cockwork Orange 2: Never Stop Popping… With Sexy Results
Genre – Ex-England manager Terry Venables mistakes some Viagra for popping candy whilst lying on a sunbed
Red, White & Blue Velvet
Genre – David Lynch’s disturbing take on the dark underbelly of Brexit
Man Of Blue Steel
Genre – Manly men in steel sundries
White Quizmas
Genre – Cartel documentary


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the title of the sequel to Daddy’s Home?
DADDY’S HOME 2
2. Who played the lead role in Groundhog Day?
BILL MURRAY
3. Which South American country does Paddington come from in the film of the same name?
PERU
4. What is the title of the first sequel to Star Trek (2009)?
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS
5. How many members make up the Parr family in The Incredibles?
FIVE
6. Who directed Fantastic Mr Fox?
WES ANDERSON
7. The following quote is from which Jurassic Park film, “I read both of your books. I liked the first one more – before you were on the island – you liked dinosaurs back then”?
JURASSIC PARK III
8. What is the name of the lead character in Despicable Me?
GRU
9. The Nakatomi Plaza is the central location for which 1988 action film?
DIE HARD
10. What was the title of the 2015 film starring Dwayne Johnson as a LAFD Air Rescue pilot in which an earthquake hits Los Angeles?
SAN ANDREAS


ROUND II: Filming [Colour Titles Special]
1. What colour is Hal Jordan’s suit in Green Lantern? Yellow? Black? Green?
GREEN
2. Who directed The Colour Purple? Steven Spielberg? Edward Zwick? Ridley Scott?
STEVEN SPIELBERG
3. Fifty Shades Of Grey was released in which year? 2014? 2015? 2016?
2015
4. What is the name of Molly Ringwald’s character in Pretty In Pink? Andie Walsh? Kate Walsh? Steff Walsh?
ANDIE WALSH
5. In Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, which dwarf wears a red tunic and a blue hat? Grumpy? Doc? Sleepy?
SLEEPY
6. Akira Kurosawa’s Red Beard tells the 19th Century story of people in which profession? Medical? Military? Culinary?
MEDICAL / DOCTORS
7. Which character said the following line from Yellow Submarine “Liverpool can be a lonely place on a Saturday night and this is only Thursday morning”? John Lennon? Paul McCartney? Ringo Starr?
RINGO STARR
8. What is the name of the aversion therapy used to condition Alex in A Clockwork Orange? Mildolo Technique? Mezzaluna Technique? Ludovico Technique?
LUDOVICO
9. Darren Aronofsky bought the rights to which anime so he could use the concepts and shots in films such as Requiem For A Dream and Black Swan? Perfect Blue? Black Jack? Exorcist Blue?
PERFECT BLUE
10. The majority of locations in Magnolia contain at least one picture or painting of a magnolia. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. In Ron Howard’s Robert Langdon trilogy, Langdon (played by Tom Hanks) is accompanied by a female sidekick. Name the respective actress for each film. (one point per correct answer)
AUDREY TATOU (The Da Vinci Code) AYELET ZURER (Angels & Demons) FELICITY JONES (Inferno)
2. What were the respective release years of The Day Of The Jackal and its remake, The Jackal? (one point per correct answer)
1973 / 1997
3. What is the title of Mel Gibson’s most recently directed feature?
HACKSAW RIDGE
4. The following quote is from which film, “You’ve got city boy hands, Hooper. You’ve been counting money all your life”?
JAWS
5. Gremlins was released in which year?
1984
6. Caleb Smith, Nathan Bateman and Ava are the main characters in which 2015 science fiction film?
EX MACHINA
7. The following is the poster tagline for which film “A lone warrior searching for his destiny, a tribe of lost children looking for a hero, in a world battling to survive, they face a woman determined to rule”?
MAD MAX BEYOND THUNDERDOME
8. How many Conan films (starring Schwarzenegger) were made?
TWO (Conan The Barbarian / Conan The Destroyer)
9. The following is the opening line from which film, “Many strange legends are told of these jungles of India”?
THE JUNGLE BOOK
10. What is the correct order of the Planet Of The Apes prequel titles?
RISE / DAWN / WAR


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following did not star in The Magnificent Seven remake? Stellan Skarsgard? Vincent D’Onofrio? Ethan Hawke?
STELLAN SKARSGARD
2. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children was released in which year? 2015? 2016? 2017?
2016
3. What is the name of Wonka’s main rival in Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory? Cliff Slaghoople? Jeremy Slyburg? Arthur Slugworth
ARTHUR SLUGWORTH
4. What is the name of the malevolent force consuming Fantasia in The Neverending Story? The Black? The Nothing? The Void?
THE NOTHING
5. Who directed Manchester By The Sea? Kenneth Lonergan? Brad Gann? John Boorman?
KENNETH LONERGAN
6. Who plays the male lead, alongside Audrey Hepburn, in My Fair Lady? Christopher Plummer? Rex Harrison? William Holden?
REX HARRISON
7. What is the colour of Gene Kranz’s (Ed Harris) waistcoat in Apollo 13? Blue? Gold? White?
WHITE
8. Which of the following is not one of the call-signs from Top Gun? Jester? Cougar? Looper?
LOOPER
9. What did Stanley Kubrick direct in 1968? Dr Strangelove? Lolita? 2001 A Space Odyssey?
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY
10. John Wick was directed by Keanu Reeves’ stunt double from Point Break. True or False?
FALSE (Chad Stahelski was Reeves’ stunt double in The Matrix)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Rocky / First Blood / Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 / Tango & Cash
Poster: The Expendables 2
Actor: Sylvester Stallone


Cinema City Film Quiz #202

[19 November 2017]


Winning Team:
The Parent Flap 2: Touching The Voight Whilst Home Stalone… With Sexy Results
Genre – A body swap mountaineering comedy with Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight and a raccoon

Runners Up:
Les Quizerable
Genre – Wrongly imprisoned after cheating on a quiz and hunted down by the evil quizmaster
Angelinaconda
Genre – Jon Voight, intimidated by his daughter Angelina’s success, is tracking down a giant anaconda only to find it’s his daughter.. I dunno.. daddy issues? (sorry)
Who Cares?
Genre – Tearjerker
After Golden Rocky Wall Pond Earth Street
Genre – Rocky and his son get flung through a portal to the 31st century and team up with Cypher and Kitail to fight Gordon Gecco’s clone, who is trying to swindle the Thayers


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The Silence Of The Lambs is an adaptation of which novel?
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
2. Who directed Minority Report?
STEVEN SPIELBERG
3. Robert DeNiro and Billy Crystal play a gangster and his psychiatrist in which film?
ANALYSE THIS
4. Name the three Chipmunks. (one point per correct answer)
ALVIN / SIMON / THEODORE
5. Which sport is the main focus of Clint Eastwood’s Invictus?
RUGBY
6. Lock, Stock & Two Smokin’ Barrels is set in which city?
LONDON
7. Jake Sully, Colonel Quaritch and Neytiri are characters in which James Cameron film?
AVATAR
8. Who played the title role in Blade?
WESLEY SNIPES
9. The 1991 Ron Howard film Backdraft focuses on which profession?
FIREMEN / FIRE FIGHTERS
10. Bad Boys was released in which year?
1995


ROUND II: Filming [Real Life Parent/Children Casting Special]
1. [Janet Leigh / Jamie Lee Curtis] Halloween H20 is set and released how many years after the original? 10? 15? 20?
TWENTY
2. [Vanessa Redgrave / Joely Richardson] Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson both play which role in Anonymous? Queen Elizabeth I? Queen Victoria? Catherine Of Aragon?
QUEEN ELIZABETH I
3. [Clint Eastwood / Scott Eastwood] What colour is the eponymous car in Gran Torino? Red? Green? Black?
GREEN
4. [Jerry Stiller / Ben Stiller] Who directed the 2007 remake of The Heartbreak Kid? Adam McKay? Peter and Bobby Farrelly? Todd Phillips?
PETER AND BOBBY FARRELLY
5. [Kirk Douglas / Diana Douglas / Michael Douglas / Cameron Douglas] Of the six individuals on the poster for It Runs In The Family, four of them are related. Who are the other two actors? Elizabeth Shue & Elijah Wood? Bernadette Peters & Rory Culkin? Mary Steenburgen & Matthew Lawrence?
BERNADETTE PETERS & RORY CULKIN
6. [Jon Voight / Angelina Jolie] Simon West directed Lara Croft: Tomb Raider largely thanks to the success of his feature debut. What was that film? Con Air? Air Force One? Deep Blue Sea?
CON AIR
7. [Martin Sheen / Emilio Estevez / Renee Estevez] In The Way, Thomas completes his deceased son’s pilgrimage from France to which country? Spain? Germany? Italy?
SPAIN
8. [Donald Sutherland / Kiefer Sutherland] What is the title of the only film to feature both Donald and Kiefer Sutherland? Forsaken? Eternity? Demise?
FORSAKEN
9. [Henry Fonda / Jane Fonda] Who played the female lead alongside Henry and Jane Fonda in 1981’s On Golden Pond? Ingrid Bergman? Elizabeth Taylor? Katharine Hepburn?
KATHARINE HEPBURN
10. A Serious Man is the only film which features both Alan Arkin and Adam Arkin. True or False?
FALSE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Ron Howard’s In The Heart Of The Sea is based on which novel?
MOBY DICK
2. What is the name of the villain in Commando?
BENNETT
3. The Illusionist is set in which country?
AUSTRIA
4. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “The secret caves, the old lighthouse, the lost map, the treacherous traps, the hidden treasure. Join the adventure”?
THE GOONIES
5. Which Stanley Kubrick film is based on the 1926 novella Traumnovelle (Dream Story)?
EYES WIDE SHUT
6. Which film won Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards (hosted in 2012 for films released in 2011)?
THE ARTIST
7. The following quote is from which film, “Dear God, I’d like to pray for a second. It’s me, Jonah Hill.. from Moneyball”?
THIS IS THE END
8. Who plays Vada’s father in My Girl?
DAN AYKROYD
9. Contact was released in which year?
1997
10. The Ares III is the name of the spaceship in which science fiction film?
THE MARTIAN


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. In Battle Royale, what is Shuya Nanahara’s school number? 15? 19? 23?
FIFTEEN
2. Which of the following did not appear in The Crucible? Michael Gambon? Jeffrey Jones? Bruce Davison?
MICHAEL GAMBON
3. Daniel Radcliffe played the role of Ig Perrish in which film? The Woman In Black? Horns? Kill Your Darlings?
HORNS
4. How many people survive at the end of The Poseidon Adventure? 11? 6? 2?
SIX
5. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Somebody said get a life.. so they did”? Weird Science? Dead Man On Campus? Thelma & Louise?
THELMA & LOUISE
6. Which of the following is not one of the criminal’s names in The King Of New York? Ring Ting? Jump Jump? Test Tube?
RING TING (Jump Jump was played by Laurence Fishburne and Test Tube was played by Steve Buscemi)
7. Who directed Jesse Eisenberg in The Double? Richard Ayoade? Julian Barratt? Paul King?
RICHARD AYOADE
8. Where is Water For Elephants set? A circus? A zoo? An Indian jungle?
A CIRCUS
9. How many Night At The Museum films have been made to date? 2? 3? 4?
THREE
10. Shrek was the first animated film to win the best animated picture Oscar. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers / One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest / Dune / Halloween
Poster: Alien Resurrection
Actor: Brad Dourif