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


Cinema City Film Quiz #201

[05 November 2017]


Winning Team:
President Kimble And The Kingdom Of The Solo Replicant
Genre – A tale of isolated duplication

Runners Up:
Harrison Ford Fiesta …With Sexy Results
Jack Ryan has to save Harrison Ford after his leg gets trapped in the boot of a Fiesta. Ford plays both roles like Eddie Murphy. Eddie Murphy plays all other roles
2017: A Spacey Odyssey
Genre – Horror
Cool Blade Runnings – A Replicant Bob Sled Team
Genre – Comedy
Do Droids Dream Of Electric Dick?
Genre – C3PO dreams of Han Solo’s junk


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The A-Team is a remake of which TV series?
THE A-TEAM
2. Who was the first actor to portray the role of James Bond?
SEAN CONNERY
3. Who plays the lead role in the National Treasure films?
NICOLAS CAGE
4. What genre is Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight?
WESTERN
5. In which 2008 film does Will Smith play a belligerent superhero?
HANCOCK
6. What is Jumanji in the film of the same name?
A BOARD GAME
7. What instrument does Andrew Neiman play in Whiplash?
DRUMS
8. What is the name of the sequel to Bruce Almighty?
EVAN ALMIGHTY
9. In which film does Lindsay Lohan play Cady, a home-schooled girl who attends an American high school and befriends a group dubbed “the plastics”?
MEAN GIRLS
10. Men In Black was released in which year?
1997


ROUND II: Filming [Harrison Ford Special]
1. Which of the following Star Wars films does not feature Harrison Ford? The Empire Strikes Back? Return Of The Jedi? Rogue One?
ROGUE ONE
2. The Shanghai nightclub scene takes place in which Indiana Jones film? Raiders Of The Lost Ark? Temple Of Doom? The Last Crusade?
INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
3. Blade Runner is set in which year? 2017? 2019? 2021?
2019
4. Who plays the role of Claire Spencer in What Lies Beneath? Michelle Pfeiffer? Jennifer Connelly? Meryl Streep?
MICHELLE PFEIFFER
5. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “First contact. Last stand”? Force 10 From Navarone? Cowboys & Aliens? Ender’s Game?
COWBOYS & ALIENS
6. How many Oscars was The Fugitive nominated for? 1? 4? 7?
SEVEN (won one for best supporting actor)
7. What nationality does Brad Pitt portray in The Devil’s Own? German? Irish? Italian?
IRISH
8. Who directed K19: The Widowmaker? Kathyrn Bigelow? Sydney Pollack? Roger Mitchell?
KATHRYN BIGELOW
9. In which film does Harrison Ford play a chief of security for a bank who is terrorised by a businessman-turned-bank robber played by Paul Bettany? Paranoia? Crossing Over? Firewall?
FIREWALL
10. 1991’s Regarding Henry was written by JJ Abrams. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Josh Brolin, Kevin Bacon and Elizabeth Shue appeared in which Paul Verhoeven film?
HOLLOW MAN
2. The following is the poster tagline from which Martin Scorsese film, “Some men dream the future. He built it”?
THE AVIATOR
3. Who directed the 2003 film Phone Booth?
JOEL SCHUMACHER
4. The following quote is from which 1978 film, “As of this moment they’re on double secret probation”?
ANIMAL HOUSE
5. What did the Coen brothers direct in between No Country For Old Men and A Serious Man?
BURN AFTER READING
6. What is the number of the house where Will and Spike live in Notting Hill?
280
7. What is Craig Schwartz’s hobby/craft in Being John Malkovich?
PUPPETEER
8. How many directors worked on Cloud Atlas?
THREE (Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, Tom Tykwer)
9. The following quote is from which film, “They all have husbands and wives and children and houses and dogs and they’ll have made themselves a part of something and they can talk about what they do. And what am I going to say? I killed the President of Paraguay with a fork, how have you been”?
GROSSE POINT BLANK
10. Despite being titled three kings, how many individuals go looking for the stolen Kuwaiti gold in Three Kings?
FOUR (George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze)


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who directed the 2011 Shakespearean adaptation of Coriolanus starring Ralph Fiennes? John Madden? Richard Loncraine? Ralph Fiennes?
RALPH FIENNES
2. In Dear Frankie, Lizzie relocates to escape her abusive ex-husband but tells her deaf nine year old son, Frankie, that his father is a sailor. Eventually she hires a stranger to pretend to be Frankie’s dad. Who plays that role? Ewan McGregor? Andy Serkis? Gerard Butler?
GERARD BUTLER
3. Trollhunter (Trolljegeren) is shot and set in which country? Norway? Finland? Denmark?
NORWAY
4. What was the title of Darren Aronofsky’s first feature film? Below? Pi? Requiem For A Dream?
PI
5. In The Fisher King, Parry is haunted by visions of a knight outfitted in which colour? Red Knight? Black Knight? Green Knight?
RED KNIGHT
6. Including the upcoming The Shape Of Water, how many films has Guillermo Del Toro directed? 8? 10? 12?
TEN
7. What is the name of the 1992 film in which Russell Crowe plays an Australian neo-Nazi skinhead? Romper Stomper? Our Land? One Late Savo?
ROMPER STOMPER
8. Which of the following did not appear in Wall Street? Martin Sheen? Kiefer Sutherland? James Spader?
KIEFER SUTHERLAND
9. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “She gets kidnapped, he gets killed, but it all ends up okay”? Corpse Bride? Ever After? The Princess Bride?
THE PRINCESS BRIDE
10. At one point Oliver Stone was directing the adaptation of American Psycho with Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Training Day / American Gangster / Glory / Remember The Titans
Poster: Fences
Actor: Denzel Washington


Cinema City Film Quiz #200

[08 October 2017]


Winning Team:
Harryviva
Genre – An Aviva rep finds the Hulk and an alien in Paris, Texas

Runners Up:
Garmonbozia Walk With Me
Genre – The fear and sadness of living in a trailer park and never truly understanding any works of David Lynch
The Best Little Whorehouse In Paris, Texas
Genre – A whorehouse western; Harry Dean Stanton finds comfort in the bosom of Miss Parton
Escape From Paris, Texas: Back To The Old Freezerinos
Genre – Sci-fi romance
Dawn Of The Alien Christ In The Heat Of The Night
Genre – Harry Dean Stanton’s greatest hits in one movie!
Do Harrys Dean Of Electric Stantons?
Genre – A tech-punk film noir following one man’s journey to find the true Stanton among the replicants
Mother! Of Avengers
Genre – Erotic drama


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of Diane Keaton’s character in Annie Hall?
ANNIE HALL
2. Who played the title role in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln?
DANIEL DAY LEWIS
3. How many uncles does Casper have in the film of the same name?
THREE
4. Who directed Good Night, And Good Luck?
GEORGE CLOONEY
5. What is Coyote Ugly in the film of the same name?
A BAR
6. Starsky & Hutch, starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson was released in which year?
2004
7. Who played the lead role in Oliver Stone’s Alexander?
COLIN FARRELL
8. In An American Tail, Fievel Mousekewitz emigrates to America from which country?
RUSSIA
9. What is the name of the film in which Adam Sandler plays Billy, a hotel industry heir who must gain a high school education in 24 weeks in order to earn his inheritance?
BILLY MADISON
10. Who directed 2006’s Marie Antoinette?
SOFIA COPPOLA


ROUND II: Filming [Harry Dean Stanton Special]
1. What is the name of the sole human survivor in Alien? Ripley? Gorman? Clemens?
RIPLEY
2. Who directed The Green Mile? Anthony Minghella? Mike Nichols? Frank Darabont?
FRANK DARABONT
3. Repo Man was released in which year? 1981? 1984? 1989?
1984
4. Who played the lead role in In The Heat Of The Night? Alan Arkin? George Segal? Sidney Poitier?
SIDNEY POITIER
5. Which member of the Avengers recruits Bruce Banner in the film of the same name? Natasha Romanoff? Clint Barton? Steve Rogers?
NATASHA ROMANOFF
6. Why does Dragline dub Luke “Cool Hand Luke” in the film of the same name? Playing a poker hand and winning with a bluff? Delivering a knockout blow in a boxing match? Fighting a rattlesnake barehanded?
PLAYING A POKER HAND AND WINNING WITH A BLUFF
7. Where does Andie work in Pretty In Pink? Record store? Dress shop? Burger diner?
RECORD STORE
8. The following quote is from which film, “These engines are the fastest in any tanks in the European Theatre of Operations, forwards or backwards. You see, we like to feel we can get out of trouble quicker than we got into it”? The Eagle Has Landed? Kelly’s Heroes? The Dirty Dozen?
KELLY’S HEROES
9. In The Last Temptation Of Christ, the voice of Satan is provided by Leo Marks. Rather than acting, Marks was predominantly known for his work in which cinematic field? Screenwriting? Cinematography? Stunt work?
SCREENWRITING (although he received his MBE for cryptography work during WWII)
10. Red Dawn was the first PG-13 rated cinematic release. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which four actors played the lead roles in 2000’s Space Cowboys, directed by Clint Eastwood? (one point per correct answer)
CLINT EASTWOOD / TOMMY LEE JONES / DONALD SUTHERLAND / JAMES GARNER
2. Who directed 2010’s Four Lions?
CHRIS MORRIS
3. What is the title of the sequel to GI Joe: The Rise Of Cobra?
GI JOE: RETALLIATION
4. What is the name of Stanley Kowalski’s wife (played by Kim Hunter) in A Streetcar Named Desire?
STELLA KOWALSKI
5. What did John Carpenter direct in between Halloween and Escape From new York?
THE FOG
6. What is the name of the AI that replaces JARVIS in Tony Stark’s suit in Avengers: Age Of Ultron?
FRIDAY
7. Of the five personifications of Riley’s basic emotions, in Inside Out, what colour is Fear?
PURPLE
8. The Frighteners was released in which year?
1996
9. What is the name of the drug in Dredd?
SLO-MO
10. How does Madeline (played by Meryl Streep) initially die in Robert Zemeckis’ Death Becomes Her?
PUSHED/FALLS DOWN THE STAIRS AND BREAKS HER NECK


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the name of the lead character in The Devil Wears Prada? Andy? Bobbie? Chrissie?
ANDY/ANDREA
2. What is the name of the first track that Eazy-E performs on in Straight Outta Compton? Straight Outta Compton? LA Is The Place? Boyz-N-The-Hood?
BOYZ-N-THE-HOOD
3. Which of the following origami sculptures did not appear in Blade Runner? Unicorn? Chicken? Rose? [bonus point for naming Gaff’s other sculpture]
ROSE [Stick Man]
4. Who directed 1945’s Brief Encounter? Alfred Hitchcock? David Lean? Carol Reed?
DAVID LEAN
5. In 10 Cloverfield Lane, Michelle makes a hazmat suit out of what? Rain Mac? Shower Curtain? Tent?
SHOWER CURTAIN
6. 1976’s All The President’s Men focuses on the events surrounding which presidency? Abraham Lincoln? Franklin Delano Roosevelt? Richard Nixon?
RICHARD NIXON
7. The following quote is from which film, “I bet your parents taught you that you mean something, that you’re here for a reason. My parents taught me a different lesson … they taught me the world only makes sense if you force it to”? The Fox And The Hound? Natural Born Killers? Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice?
BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE
8. Which of the following has not played Richard III on film? Ian McKellen? Kenneth Branagh? Laurence Olivier?
KENNETH BRANAGH
9. David Lean’s The Bridge On The River Kwai was released in which year? 1952? 1954? 1957?
1957
10. Upon receiving the Golden Globe for Best Actor In A Drama for About Schmidt, Jack Nicholson said, “I’m a little surprised, I thought we had made a comedy.” True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Ghostbusters II / Driving Miss Daisy / Grosse Point Blank / Blues Brothers 2000
Poster: 1941
Actor: Dan Aykroyd


Cinema City Film Quiz #199

[24 September 2017]


Winning Team:
Spatula: Kitchen In The Sky
Genre – In a world of starving aeronauts, a flying kitchen holds salvation

Runners Up:
Studio Jubblies 2: Princess Mono-Nippy
Genre – Miyazaki directs a talented voice cast in a particularly chilly recording studio
When The Cat Returns With Sexy Results
Genre – Live action remake
Takeshi’s Moving Castle
Genre – Game show film
Bowels Moving Arsehole
Genre – An animation about a magical arsehole in the sky, propelled by the noxious gas from its bowels below


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The Val Kilmer film, The Saint, is an adaptation of which Roger Moore TV series?
THE SAINT
2. How many grandchildren does John Hammond has (that we specifically see) in Jurassic Park?
TWO (Lex / Tim)
3. “Freeze in hell, Batman” and “This is why Superman works alone” were quotes from which film?
BATMAN AND ROBIN
4. What are the titles of the four Indiana Jones films? (one point per correct answer)
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK / TEMPLE OF DOOM / THE LAST CRUSADE / THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL
5. Who appeared in 10 Things I Hate About You, A Knight’s Tale and The Dark Knight?
HEATH LEDGER
6. Maui, Heihei and Te Fiti are characters in which Disney film?
MOANA
7. Gondor, Hobbiton and Rohan are regions in which film franchise?
THE LORD OF THE RINGS
8. How many Star Trek films have been made to date?
THIRTEEN
9. What was the name of the Aerosmith song composed for Armageddon?
I DON’T WANT TO MISS A THING
10. Which two actors starred in the lead roles in Planes, Trains & Automobiles? (one point per correct answer)
STEVE MARTIN / JOHN CANDY


ROUND II: Filming [Studio Ghibli Special]
1. In Spirited Away, Chihiro and her family enter the spirit world and her parents are turned into what animals? Cats? Dragons? Pigs?
PIGS
2. Sophie is the lead character in which film? The Wind Rises? Arriety? Howl’s Moving Castle?
HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE
3. The majority of Ponyo (in the film of the same name) is what colour? Red? Blue? Yellow?
RED
4. What is the name of the cat in Whisper Of The Heart and The Cat Returns? Yuko Harada? Sugimura? Baron Humbert Von Gikkingen?
BARON HUMBERT VON GIKKINGEN
5. Which film did Ghibli release after Whisper Of The Heart and before My Neighbours The Yamadas? Pom Poko? Princess Mononoke? Only Yesterday?
PRINCESS MONONOKE
6. How many Ghibli films have been made by Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro? 2? 3? 4?
TWO (Tales From Earthsea / From Up On Poppy Hill)
7. Where does Sanuki and his wife find Kaguya in The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya? On a lily-pad? Behind a waterfall? In a bamboo shoot?
IN A BAMBOO SHOOT
8. The following quote is from which film, “If you wake up tomorrow and find a white cat, it’s me”? Castle In The Sky? Kiki’s Delivery Service? The Cat Returns?
KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (Jiji to Kiki regarding the amount of flower in the room)
9. What is the name of Gina’s hotel in Porco Rosso? Hotel Adriano? Hotel Bacalli? Hotel Ciprina?
HOTEL ADRIANO
10. In My Neighbour Totoro, Totoro’s name is based on a mispronunciation of troll. True or False?
TRUE (although it did not appear in the 1993 English language version, it was restored for the 2006 dub)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which Disney film was released in between Cinderella and Peter Pan?
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
2. The buried alive scene takes place in which volume of Kill Bill?
VOLUME TWO
3. What is the name of the hornbill, voiced by Rowan Atkinson, in The Lion King?
ZAZU
4. The following quote is from which film, “Now if there’s one thing you can be sure of, it’s that nothing is more powerful than a young boy’s wish. Except an apache helicopter. An apache helicopter has machine guns and missiles, it’s an unbelievably impressive complement of weaponry, an absolute death machine”?
TED
5. What was the first colour film to win the Oscar for best picture?
GONE WITH THE WIND
6. In the 1997 animated film Anastasia, who voices the role of Rasputin?
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD
7. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “It’s a whole new West, July 99″?
WILD WILD WEST
8. What are the names of the two criminals in Home Alone? (one point per correct answer)
HARRY / MARV
9. What is Leon’s beverage of choice in the film of the same name?
MILK
10. What is the name of Ron Burgundy’s dog in Anchorman?
BAXTER


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the name of the lead samurai in Seven Samurai? Kanbe? Gorobe? Kikuchiyo?
KANBE
2. What are Proximo’s (played by Oliver Reed) last words in Gladiator? Freedom, Spaniard. Freedom? Eternal glory? Shadows and dust?
SHADOWS AND DUST
3. The clicking alien language in District 9 was achieved by rubbing what kind of food product? Pumpkin? Pineapple? A bag of Rice Krispies?
PUMPKIN
4. What is the name of Indiana Jones’ secretary? Irene? Janice? Katherine?
IRENE
5. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is set in which county? Denmark? Sweden? Norway?
SWEDEN
6. Which of the following actors did not appear in 40 Year Old Virgin? Jonah Hill? Paul Rudd? Michael Cera?
MICHAEL CERA
7. The Monty Python cast play several roles in The Holy Grail but which one portrayed the most at 12 characters? Michael Palin? Terry Jones? Eric Idle?
MICHAEL PALIN
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “They keep coming back in a bloodthirsty lust for human flesh”? Night Of The Living Dead? The Return Of The Living Dead? The Plague Of The Zombies?
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
9. In The Bourne Identity, the laser pointer in Jason’s hip takes him to a bank in which country? Switzerland? Germany? France?
SWITZERLAND
10. The line “I’ll be back” from The Terminator was actually scripted as “I’ll come back.” True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: American Beauty / LA Confidential / A Bug’s Life / Horrible Bosses 2
Poster: Glengarry Glen Ross
Actor: Kevin Spacey


Cinema City Film Quiz #198

[10 September 2017]


Winning Team:
Tudyk Or Not Tudyk? That Is The (Sexy) Question
Genre – Joss Whedon’s second Shakespeare adaptation where Alan Tudyk plays Hamlet and Nathan Fillion plays the CGI skull of Yorick

Runners Up:
The Seeker Of Serenity, The Protector Of Italian Virginity, The Enforcer Of Our Lord God, The One, The Only, Sir Ulrich Von Lichtenstein.. The Team
Genre – Action fantasy comedy drama high-octane fun
Alan One-Tu-Three-Dyk
Genre – Pirate film
KY-SO
Genre – The sarcastic Star Wars robot is repurposed for lubrication duties (the “SO” stands for Sore Orifice)


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the title of the movie adaptation of The Simpsons?
THE SIMPSONS MOVIE
2. Marty McFly is the lead character in which franchise?
BACK TO THE FUTURE
3. How many Die Hard films have been made to date?
FIVE
4. What is the name of Kevin Spacey’s character in Superman Returns?
LEX LUTHOR
5. Delicatessen, A Bout De Soufflé and La Vie d’Adele are films from which country?
FRANCE
6. What colour are the elephants in Dumbo’s intoxicated dream sequence in Dumbo?
PINK
7. The following quote is from which film, “In space, no one can hear you scream”?
ALIEN
8. Who played the role of Trevor Slattery in Iron Man 3?
BEN KINGSLEY
9. The English Patient was released in which year?
1996
10. The Duke was a nickname for which classic Hollywood actor?
JOHN WAYNE


ROUND II: Filming [Alan Tudyk Special]
1. What is the name of the ship in Serenity? Firefly? Serenity? Mal’s Boat?
SERENITY
2. Who does Alan Tudyk play in Tucker & Dale Vs Evil? Tucker? Dale? Chad?
TUCKER
3. Ice Age was released in which year? 1999? 2002? 2006?
2002
4. Who directed I, Robot? Alex Proyas? Rob Cohen? Bret Ratner?
ALEX PROYAS
5. What is the name of the kingdom in Frozen? Frell? Corona? Arendelle?
ARENDELLE
6. Which of the following did not appear in Patch Adams? Phillip Seymour Hoffman? Dustin Hoffman? Alan Tudyk?
DUSTIN HOFFMAN
7. In Trumbo Michael Stuhlbarg portrays which famous actor? Humphrey Bogart? James Cagney? Edward G Robinson?
EDWARD G ROBINSON
8. The following quote is from which film, “Proverbs 13:3. He that keepeth his mouth, keepeth his life. He that opens his lips too wide shall bring on his own destruction. Tommy was weak. Tommy was stupid. Tommy is dead”? 3:10 To Yuma? Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter? Transformers: Dark Of The Moon?
3:10 TO YUMA
9. How many people/droids make up Jyn’s unit in Rogue One? 6? 7? 8?
SIX (Jyn, Cassian, Chirrut, Baze, Bodhi, K-2SO)
10. For the international release of Zootopia, the news anchor Moosebridge has several animal variants. True or False?
TRUE (Koala in Australia, Tanuki in Japan, Panda in China, Jaguar in Brazil, etc)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Ingrid Bergman, Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Michael York and Sean Connery appeared in which film?
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
2. The B52s performed under which name in The Flintstones?
BC52’S
3. Who played the respective lead roles in Cold Mountain? (one point per correct answer)
NICOLE KIDMAN / JUDE LAW
4. The following quote is from which film, “That’s all that’s left of the last dragon-slayer who tangled with me. If I were you, I’d quite while I was ahead”?
DRAGONHEART
5. In which film does John Travolta play Terl, an alien security chief stationed on a desolate Earth in the year 3000?
BATTLEFIELD EARTH
6. What is Jacob Tremblay’s character’s name in Room?
JACK
7. Who voices the roles of Tai Lung, Lord Shen and Kai, the respective villains in Kung Fu Panda, 2 and 3? (one point per correct answer)
IAN MCSHANE / GARY OLDMAN / JK SIMMONS
8. How does Elliot die in Ghost Dad?
CAR CRASH (announces he is Satan to a Satanist taxi driver, who then drives off a bridge and into a river)
9. O, Brother Where Art Thou? was released in which year?
2000
10. What are the names of the Ghostbusters in the 2016 remake? (one point per correct answer)
ABBY YATES / ERIN GILBERT / JILLIAN HOLTZMANN / PATTY TOLAN


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who directed the 1960 film, Ocean’s 11? Charles Walters? Lewis Milestone? John Frankenheimer?
LEWIS MILESTONE
2. Which of the following is not part of Team America, in the film of the same name? Joe Smith? Gary Johnston? Hank Davids?
HANK DAVIDS
3. What did Ridley Scott direct in between Black Hawk Down and Kingdom Of Heaven? Matchstick Men? A Good Year? Hannibal?
MATCHSTICK MEN
4. Who played the lead role in the 1997 Frank Oz comedy, In & Out? Tom Hanks? Kenneth Branagh? Kevin Kline?
KEVIN KLINE
5. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll hurl”? Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure? Wayne’s World? California Man (Encino Man)?
WAYNE’S WORLD
6. Which actor appeared in Ghost Rider, Wild At Heart and The Family Man? Nicolas Cage? Sam Elliott? Henry Fonda?
NICOLAS CAGE
7. The following quote is from which noir film, “Office memorandum. Walter Neff to Barton Keyes, Claims Manager, Los Angeles, July 16, 1938″? The Big Sleep? Out Of The Past? Double Indemnity?
DOUBLE INDEMNITY
8. What is the title of the sequel to The Hustler? Jack Of All Trades? The Colour Of Money? What’s Yours Is Mine?
THE COLOUR OF MONEY
9. How many sequels were made to Shaft? 2? 3? 4?
TWO (Shaft’s Big Score, Shaft In Africa)
10. The Millennium Falcon appears in Spaceballs. True or False?
TRUE (parked outside the diner at the end of the film)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Happy Gilmore / Jack And Jill / Punch-Drunk Love / Pixels
Poster: Coneheads
Actor: Adam Sandler