Cinema City Film Quiz #244

[08 September 2019]


Winning Team:
Reserved Puppies
Genre – Masters orange, pink, blonde and white birch their sweet shop heist and learn their lesson

Runners Up:
That’s A Bingo!
Genre – A new Tarantino film that focuses on an OAP’s bingo hall where nothing happens until the very end where the geriatric bingo lovers take over and fuck shit up. It’s a blood bath. Oh.. and feet.
Street Shiter XIV
Genre – Comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of Jim Carrey’s character in Bruce Almighty?
BRUCE NOLAN
2. Maleficent is an adaptation of which Disney film?
SLEEPING BEAUTY
3. Who played the lead role in Gravity?
SANDRA BULLOCK
4. In which film series did Emilio Estevez play a coach of a kid’s ice hockey team?
MIGHTY DUCKS
5. Interstellar was released in which year?
2014
6. Of the five currently released Pirates Of The Caribbean films, how many were directed by Gore Verbinski?
THREE
7. Achilles, Hector, Paris, Helen and Agamemnon are all characters in which 2004 film?
TROY
8. Who directed Ocean’s Eleven?
STEVEN SODERBERGH
9. What is the name/colour of Owen’s lead raptor in Jurassic World and its sequel?
BLUE
10. The space shuttles Freedom and Independence feature in which Michael Bay film?
ARMAGEDDON

ROUND II: Filming [Quentin Tarantino]
1. What is the title of the most recent Quentin Tarantino feature? A Hollywood Story? One Night In Hollywood? Once Upon A Time In Hollywood?
ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD
2. In Death Proof, Zoe test drives a Dodge Challenger. What colour is it? Red? Yellow? White?
WHITE
3. What is the name of Leonardo DiCaprio’s character in Django Unchained? Jeremiah Jodelle? Calvin Candie? Nathaniel Narcisse?
CALVIN CANDIE
4. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “This Christmas, Santa’s got a brand new bag”? Reservoir Dogs? Jackie Brown? Kill Bill: Volume 1?
JACKIE BROWN
5. Who voices the OSS commander and Aldo Raine’s superior in Inglourious Basterds? Harvey Keitel? Robert De Niro? Michael Madsen?
HARVEY KEITEL
6. Where is Jody Domergue hiding during The Hateful Eight? The attic? The basement? The stable?
THE BASEMENT
7. How long was Vic Vega in prison before the central heist in Reservoir Dogs? 1 year? 4 years? 7 years?
FOUR YEARS
8. What is O-Ren Ishii’s codename in Kill Bill: Volume 1? Cottonmouth? Sidewinder? Copperhead?
COTTONMOUTH
9. How many members of Pulp Fiction’s cast were nominated for acting Oscars? 3? 5? 8?
THREE (John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman)
10. Originally, in Kill Bill: Volume 2, Pai Mei was going to be dubbed in English (as an homage to classic martial arts films) voiced by Quentin Tarantino. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film featured Anton Yelchin, Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, Neil Patrick Harris and Katy Perry?
THE SMURFS
2. The opening scene of Spectre takes place in which country?
MEXICO
3. What is the name of Kristoff’s reindeer in Frozen?
SVEN
4. How are Joaquin Phoenix and Mel Gibson’s characters connected in Signs?
BROTHERS
5. What was the name of the protocol that signalled the wiping out of the Jedi in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge Of The Sith?
ORDER 66
6. What are the names of Woody’s two owners in the Toy Story franchise? (one point per correct answer)
ANDY / BONNIE
7. President James Marshall is the fictional president in which 1997 Wolfgang Petersen film?
AIR FORCE ONE
8. Which Men In Black film features time travel?
MEN IN BLACK 3
9. Shrek was released in which year?
2001
10. In The Fifth Element, who played the role of Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg?
GARY OLDMAN

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Bring him home”? Cast Away? The Martian? 127 Hours?
THE MARTIAN
2. In A Few Good Men, the murder of marine William Santiago occurs in which country? Cuba? Vietnam? South Korea?
CUBA
3. The following quote is from which film, “There’s two kinds of people, Greeks and everybody else who wish they were Greeks”? Captain Corelli’s Mandolin? Clash Of The Titans (2010)? My Big Fat Greek Wedding?
MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING
4. On the posters for The Dark Knight, who received second billing after Christian Bale? Heath Ledger? Michael Caine? Gary Oldman?
MICHAEL CAINE
5. What was the title of the sequel to 300? The Untold Story? Rise Of An Empire? Battle For Glory?
RISE OF AN EMPIRE
6. Who plays Benjamin Gates’ father in National Treasure? Christopher Walken? Jon Voight? Christopher Plummer? [bonus point for naming the actor who plays his mother in the sequel]
JON VOIGHT [Helen Mirren]
7. What does the inscription on Nathan Algren’s katana say in The Last Samurai? No longer shall the uncharted path dictate your actions? Long have I searched for a worthy master, my search is at an end? I belong to the warrior in whom the old ways are new?
I BELONG TO THE WARRIOR IN WHOM THE OLD WAYS ARE NEW
8. What is the name of Kevin Costner’s character in The Bodyguard? Frank? Greg? Jim?
FRANK
9. How many angels are on the top of the ark of the covenant in Raiders Of The Lost Ark? 2? 4? 5?
TWO
10. Scarlett Johansson’s hair in Ghost In The Shell is a wig. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Memento / Groundhog Day / Buried / Spaceballs
Poster: Miss Congeniality 2: Armed And Fabulous
Actor: Stephen Toblowsky

Cinema City Film Quiz #243

[25 August 2019]


Winning Team:
Sherlock Holmes

Runners Up:
The Young Victoria
Avatar
Where The Wild Things Are
Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince
The Princess And The Frog
Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs
A Single Man


ROUND I: 2009
1. 2019’s Zombieland: Double Tap is the sequel to which film?
ZOMBIELAND
2. What was the highest grossing film of all time before being dethroned by Avengers: Endgame?
AVATAR
3. Which Twilight film was released in 2009?
TWILIGHT: NEW MOON
4. Who directed the 2009 adaptation of Sherlock Holmes?
GUY RITCHIE
5. Carl Frederickson and Russell are the lead characters in which Pixar film?
UP
6. Which Roland Emmerich disaster film was released in 2009?
2012
7. Which Fast and Furious film was released in 2009?
FAST & FURIOUS
8. Who played the role of Captain Kirk in the 2009 reboot of Star Trek?
CHRIS PINE
9. Which film starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis was released in 2009?
THE HANGOVER
10. What is the name of Christoph Waltz’s character from Inglourious Basterds?
COL. HANS LANDA (Standartenfuhrer)

ROUND II: 1999
1. Which of the following is not one of The Nebuchadnezzar’s crew in The Matrix? Switch? Link? Apoc?
LINK (who only appeared in the sequels)
2. What is the 8th rule of Fight Club? Fights will go on as long as they have to? One fight at a time? If this is your first night, you have to fight?
IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST NIGHT, YOU HAVE TO FIGHT
3. Which of the following quotes is not from The Blair Witch Project? Wicked Witch of the West was the bad one? You’ve betrayed us all beyond. Way fucking beyond? If you don’t believe in the Blair Witch then why the hell did you come along? [bonus point for naming the film the other quote came from]
IF YOU DON’T BELIEVE IN THE BLAIR WITCH THEN WHY THE HELL DID YOU COME ALONG [Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2]
4. What was the highest grossing film of 1999? Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace? The World Is Not Enough? American Beauty?
STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE
5. Malcolm Crowe is the lead character in which film? Being John Malkovich? The Sixth Sense? The Cider House Rules?
THE SIXTH SENSE
6. In Notting Hill, Anna and Will bond over a painting by which artist? Marc Chagall? Paul Cezanne? Paul Gauguin?
MARC CHAGALL
7. Sleepy Hollow is set in which year? 1799? 1849? 1899?
1799
8. What is the name of the prison in The Green Mile? Cold Mountain Penitentiary? Fox River State Penitentiary? Litchfield Correctional Facility?
COLD MOUNTAIN PENITENTIARY
9. What was the title of the Oscar winning song by Phil Collins, for Tarzan? You’ll Be In My Heart? When You Believe? If I Didn’t Have You?
YOU’LL BE IN MY HEART
10. What type of shop do George and Ella run in East Is East? Florists? Fish And Chip Shop? Newsagents?
FISH AND CHIP SHOP

ROUND III: 1989
1. What is the name of the photojournalist played by Kim Basinger in Batman?
VICKI VALE
2. 1989’s The Abyss is set in “the future” but which year specifically?
1994
3. What is Henry Jones Snr afraid of in Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade?
RATS
4. Wayne Szalinski is the lead character in which 1989 film?
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS
5. Which Friday The 13th film was released in 1989?
FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VIII: JASON TAKES MANHATTAN
6. At the start of Back To The Future: Part II, what date does Doc take Marty and Jennifer to? (one point per section)
21ST OCTOBER 2015
7. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Somewhere, under the sea and beyond your imagination is an adventure in fantasy”?
THE LITTLE MERMAID
8. Who directed Uncle Buck?
JOHN HUGHES
9. What are the title character’s surnames in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure? (one point per correct answer)
LOGAN / PRESTON
10. What is the name of the Brian De Palma Vietnam war film starring Michael J Fox and Sean Penn?
CASUALTIES OF WAR

ROUND IV: 1979
1. After Kane, which is the first character to die in Alien? Brett? Lambert? Dallas?
BRETT
2. When does The Warriors start? Dusk? Midnight? Dawn?
MIDNIGHT
3. Which of the following did not appear in Apocalypse Now? James Caan? R Lee Ermey? Harrison Ford?
JAMES CAAN
4. Who played the lead roles in Kramer Vs Kramer? Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman? Sally Field and Martin Sheen? Diane Keaton and Woody Allen?
MERYL STREEP AND DUSTIN HOFFMAN
5. Which Bond film was released in 1979? The Spy Who Loved Me? For Your Eyes Only? Moonraker?
MOONRAKER
6. Who played the lead role in All That Jazz? Richard Dreyfuss? Roy Scheider? Robert Shaw?
ROY SCHEIDER
7. Who do Frank and the others use to tunnel through the walls in Escape From Alcatraz? Spoons? Toothbrush handles? Scissors?
SPOONS
8. The Muppet Movie is a road trip movie but what is their destination? New York City? Hollywood? Kermit’s swamp in Florida?
HOLLYWOOD
9. Which Python portrayed Pontius Pilate in Life Of Brian? Eric Idle? Michael Palin? John Cleese?
MICHAEL PALIN
10. What is the name of Max’s child in Mad Max? Nipper? Tot? Sprog?
SPROG

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Terminator: Salvation / Born On The Fourth Of July / Easy Rider / The Third Man
Posters: Mickey Blue Eyes / Phantasm

BOUNS MUSIC ROUND
1. 09 Angels & Demons – Hans Zimmer
2. 09 Fantastic Mr Fox – Alexandre Desplat
3. 99 The Mummy – Jerry Goldsmith
4. 99 The Green Mile – Thomas Newman
5. 89 Driving Miss Daisy – Hans Zimmer
6. 89 All Dogs Go To Heaven – Ralph Burns
7. 79 Rocky II – Bill Conti
8. 79 Star Trek The Motion Picture – Jerry Goldsmith
9. 69 Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid – Burt Bacharach
10. 69 Midnight Cowboy – John Barry

Cinema City Film Quiz #242

[28 July 2019]


Winning Team:
If Anyone Can Provide Can-Can, Caan Can
Genre – Buddy The Elf goes to New York and finds his Dad runs a burlesque club

Runners Up:
The Brand Bupa-esque Hotel
Genre – Post Brexit hotels offer more
Wise So Serious?
Genre – Wrongheaded attempt to cast Morecambe and Wise in a Nolan Batman film
Westerday
Genre – A man wakes up to a world where no one can remember the life affirming songs of Westlife


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Blade Runner 2049 is the sequel to which film?
BLADE RUNNER
2. The following quote is from which film, “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn”?
GONE WITH THE WIND
3. V For Vendetta is set in an alternate version of which country?
ENGLAND / UNITED KINGDOM
4. What is the title of the most recently released MCU film?
SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME
5. Studio Ghibli is an animation studio from which country?
JAPAN
6. Who voices Batman in the Lego Movie franchise?
WILL ARNETT
7. What animal is Eeyore in 1977’s The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh?
DONKEY
8. Who won an Oscar for portraying Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody?
RAMI MALEK
9. What did M Night Shyamalan direct in between The Village and The Happening?
LADY IN THE WATER
10. Which 2014 film, starring Kit Harington is about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD?
POMPEII

ROUND II: Filming [Serious Actors In Comedies]
1. [Various] Galaxy Quest is a parody of which TV show? Friends? Law & Order? Star Trek?
STAR TREK
2. [Jack Nicholson] Which actor played the female lead in As Good As It Gets? Holly Hunter? Bonnie Hunt? Helen Hunt?
HELEN HUNT
3. [Christopher Walken] Balls Of Fury is about which sport? Table Tennis? Volleyball? Golf?
TABLE TENNIS
4. [Robert De Niro] How many years passed between the release of Analyse This and Analyse That? 3? 5? 8?
THREE (1999 / 2002)
5. [Meryl Streep] Who directed Death Becomes Her? Harold Ramis? Robert Zemeckis? Rob Reiner?
ROBERT ZEMECKIS
6. [Jeff Bridges] What is the dude’s drink of preference in The Big Lebowski? Moscow Mule? White Russian? Harvey Wallbanger?
WHITE RUSSIAN
7. [Renee Zellweger] Although he is nicknamed whitey, what is the name of the albino character in Me, Myself & Irene? Marley? Casper? Ben?
CASPER
8. [Ralph Fiennes] In Bruges was nominated for how many Oscars? 0? 1? 4?
ONE
9. [Various] What is the name of the camp that Sam Shakusky is attending in Moonrise Kingdom? Camp Ivanhoe? Camp Hope? Camp Walden?
CAMP IVANHOE (the others are Heavyweights and The Parent Trap)
10. [Various] Kirk Lazarus in Tropic Thunder was originally written as Irish (as a parody of actors like Daniel Day Lewis) but it was changed because Downey Jr was more familiar with an Australian accent. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. In Sergio Leone’s dollar trilogy, Clint Eastwood’s character is known as the man with no name. Except in each film he is given a name. What are they? (one point per correct answer)
JOE / MANCO / BLONDIE
2. Scott Pilgrim Vs The World was released in which year?
2010
3. What is the title of the 1988 Italian film, told in flashback, about a film director reminiscing on his friendship with a cinema projectionist?
CINEMA PARADISO
4. What did Travis Bickle do before driving a taxi in Taxi Driver?
US MARINE
5. Who starred in The Italian Job and The Expendables?
JASON STATHAM
6. What is the name of the llama in Napoleon Dynamite?
TINA
7. The following quote is from which film, “No drinking, no drugs, no kissing, no tattoos, no piercings, no ritualistic animal slaughters of any kind. Oh God, I’m giving them ideas”?
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU
8. Which pair of directors worked with Matt Charman to write Bridge Of Spies?
JOEL COEN / ETHAN COEN
9. What is the name of the serial killer in The Silence Of The Lambs? [bonus point for his actual name]
BUFFALO BILL [Jame Gumb]
10. Monica Bellucci, Bruce Spence, Lawrence Fishburne and Hugo Weaving starred together in which film?
THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Juno was released in which year? 2007? 2011? 2014?
2007
2. Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender starred in the adaptation of which Bronte novel? Wuthering Heights? The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall? Jane Eyre?
JANE EYRE
3. Which of the following did not appear in Richard Attenborough’s A Bridge Too Far? Alec Guinness? Michael Caine? Anthony Hopkins?
ALEC GUINNESS
4. Who directed Hannibal? Ridley Scott? Steven Soderbergh? Brett Ratner?
RIDLEY SCOTT
5. What is the poster tagline for No Country For Old Men? Good things come to those who take? Everything catches up with you? There are no clean getaways?
THERE ARE NO CLEAN GETAWAYS
6. What is the statistic C3PO quotes to Han when navigating the asteroid field in The Empire Strikes Back? 3,720:1? 14,980:1? :100,360:1?
3720:1 (the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1)
7. What is the name of Biff Tannen’s great grandfather in Back To The Future Part III? Byron? Beaumont? Buford? [bonus point for naming his nickname]
BUFORD [Mad Dog]
8. Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn play John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey respectively in which film? Wedding Crashers? The Internship? Zoolander?
WEDDING CRASHERS
9. Which Skarsgard brother played the title role in 2016’s The Legend Of Tarzan? Bill? Gustaf? Alexander?
ALEXANDER
10. Every movie directed by James Cameron has won the Oscar for best visual effects. True or False?
FALSE (Piranha II The Spawning didn’t and True Lies was nominated but didn’t win)

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Lincoln / Star Wars: The Last Jedi / Midnight Special / Inside Llewyn Davis
Poster: Silence
Actor: Adam Driver


Cinema City Film Quiz #241

[14 July 2019]


Winning Team:
Dense & Densibility
Genre – Jane Austen loses the plot

Runners Up:
Not So Booksmart
Genre – Comedy
The Worst Team. Period.
Genre – We are under capacity. Pity us


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What did Quentin Tarantino direct in between Kill Bill Volume 1 and Death Proof?
KILL BILL VOLUME 2
2. What was the name of the prequel series to Lord Of The Rings?
THE HOBBIT
3. Who played Belle in the Beauty And The Beast remake?
EMMA WATSON
4. What is the name of the character that leads The Guardians Of The Galaxy in the film of the same name?
PETER QUILL / STARLORD
5. Which film featured Leonard DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg and Jack Nicholson?
THE DEPARTED
6. What is the name given to the remnants of the Empire, headed by Supreme Leader Snoke, in the Star Wars sequels?
THE FIRST ORDER
7. Who played the titular roles in When Harry Met Sally? (one point per correct answer)
MEG RYAN / BILLY CRYSTAL
8. What is the title of the sequel to The Rescuers?
THE RESCUERS DOWN UNDER
9. What is the name of the Netflix film starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton and Noomi Rapace?
BRIGHT
10. Who directed The Night Of The Living Dead? (one point per correct answer)
GEORGE A ROMERO / TOM SAVINI


ROUND II: Filming [Period Dramas]
1. Who directed Marie Antoinette starring Kirsten Dunst? Milos Forman? Yorgos Lanthimos? Sofia Coppola?
SOFIA COPPOLA
2. Who played the lead role in 1996’s Emma? Kate Beckinsale? Gwyneth Paltrow? Liv Tyler?
GWYNETH PALTROW
3. Which Stanley Kubrick film is set during the 1700s? Barry Lyndon? Paths Of Glory? Fear And Desire?
BARRY LYNDON
4. Keanu Reeves, Uma Thurman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Peter Capaldi, Glenn Close and John Malkovich appeared in which film? Dangerous Liaisons? Belle? Vanity Fair?
DANGEROUS LIAISONS
5. Mr Turner, in which Timothy Spall portrays painter JMW Turner, was released in which year? 2010? 2014? 2017?
2014
6. Hugh Grant portrayed Frederic Chopin in which 1991 film? Copying Beethoven? Immortal Beloved? Impromptu?
IMPROMPTU
7. 2012’s A Royal Affair, starring Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen and Mikkel Følsgaard is set in which country? Sweden? Denmark? Austria?
DENMARK
8. 1983’s Danton, starring Gerard Depardieu is set during which events of French history? French Revolution? First Empire? Second Republic?
FRENCH REVOLUTION
9. 1987’s The Last Emperor was nominated for nine Oscars. How many of these did it win? 0? 5? 9?
NINE
10. Despite being set in France, the entirety of 2002’s The Count Of Monte Cristo was filmed in Sicily and Poland. True or False?
FALSE (Malta and Ireland)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. How many Predator movies (core and crossover) have been released to date?
SIX (Predator, Predator 2, Predators, The Predator, Alien vs Predator, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem)
2. Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett starred together in which film?
CAROL
3. What did Walt Disney Animation Studios release in between Tarzan and Dinosaur?
FANTASIA 2000
4. Who played the lead role in 2009’s Confessions Of A Shopaholic?
ISLA FISHER
5. The following quote is from which film, “Then let’s head on down into that cellar and carve ourselves a witch”?
EVIL DEAD II
6. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Have you ever had a really big secret”?
BIG
7. War Of The Worlds was released in which year? (one point per correct answer)
1953 / 2005
8. What is the title of the first Planet Of The Apes sequel?
BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES
9. Who plays the role of billionaire John Daggett in The Dark Knight Rises?
BEN MENDELSOHN
10. What is the name of the play that William Shakespeare is working on in Shakespeare In Love that will eventually become Romeo and Juliet?
ROMEO AND ETHEL, THE PIRATE’S DAUGHTER


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The following quote is from which film, “You became my mother and father and so I am yours forever but now it’s time to end it”? Interview With The Vampire? Dracula: Dead And Loving It? What We Do In The Shadows?
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS
2. Which of the following actors has portrayed Picasso on film? Toby Jones? Anthony Hopkins? Ed Harris?
ANTHONY HOPKINS
3. Cliffhanger was released in which year? 1987? 1990? 1993?
1993
4. What event causes dancing and music to be banned in Bomont in Footloose? A school shooting? A barn burning down? A car crash?
A CAR CRASH
5. What is the name of Karl Urban’s character in Thor: Ragnarok? Durok? Skurge? Fenris?
SKURGE
6. Which Sergio Leone film featured Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef and Gian Maria Volonte? A Fistful Of Dollars? For A Few Dollars More? The Good, The Bad & The Ugly?
FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE
7. Agent T (played by Patrick Warburton) is a character from which film? Men In Black? Men In Black II? Men In Black III?
MEN IN BLACK II
8. Which of the following actors has not worked on a Ridley Scott film? Brad Pitt? Tom Cruise? George Clooney?
GEORGE CLOONEY (Brad Pitt – The Counselor, Tom Cruise – Legend)
9. Who plays Julian’s actual father in Big Daddy? Denis Leary? Kevin James? Jon Stewart?
JON STEWART
10. Robert De Niro had seventy different costumes for Casino and he got to keep them all after filming. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Heat / Knight Of Cups / Your Highness / Star Wars: Episode II – Attack Of The Clones
Poster: Garden State
Actor: Natalie Portman


Cinema City Film Quiz #240

[30 June 2019]


Winning Team:
Totally Rec’d
Genre – Four teenagers get so drunk that they claim to have had a close encounter of the fourth kind.. it was apparently un-blair-able

Runners Up:
My Blair Lady
Genre – Henry Higgins bites off more he can chew when he attempts to make the Blair Witch a high society lady
[Rec]’d
Genre – Too many drinks and you’re undead
Street Shiter XIII
Genre – Comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween is the sequel to which film?
GOOSEBUMPS
2. What was the name of Hugh Jackman’s character in the X-Men films?
JAMES HOWLETT / LOGAN / WOLVERINE
3. What colour is Kylo Ren’s lightsabre in The Force Awakens?
RED
4. Cruella de Vil is the villain in which film?
ONE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS
5. What is the title of the 80s romantic dance film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey?
DIRTY DANCING
6. What is the title of the sequel to The Mask?
SON OF THE MASK
7. Which three actors played the lead roles in Goodfellas? (one point per correct answer)
RAY LIOTTA / ROBERT DE NIRO / JOE PESCI
8. The character Baymax appears in which Disney film?
BIG HERO 6
9. In which film did Russell Crowe play Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?
THE MUMMY
10. What is the name of the 2008 Timur Bekmambetov film starring James McAvoy and Angelina Jolie?
WANTED


ROUND II: Filming [Handheld Camera Horror]
1. 2014’s As Above, So Below is set in which city? London? Paris? Berlin?
PARIS
2. Who directed The Visit? M Night Shyamalan? Fede Alvarez? Frank Darabont?
M NIGHT SHYAMALAN
3. Troll Hunter is set in which country? Sweden? Denmark? Norway?
NORWAY
4. How many [Rec] films have been made to date? 4? 5? 7?
FOUR (Rec / Rec 2 / Rec 3 Genesis / Rec 4 Apocalypse)
5. Which character knocks over one of the cairns in The Blair Witch Project? Josh? Mike? Heather?
JOSH
6. Roughly how much time passes between Rob and Beth’s Coney Island trip and the attack on New York in Cloverfield (which the narrative jumps between as the footage is taped-over)? One week? One month? One year?
ONE MONTH
7. Which of the three main vampires in What We Do In The Shadows is the oldest? Vladislav (Jemaine Clement)? Viago (Taika Waititi)? Deacon (Jonathan Brugh)?
VLADISLAV 862 (Viago 379 / Deacon 183)
8. Which of the following is the oldest POV horror film? Quarantine? Cannibal Holocaust? The Taking Of Deborah Logan?
CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST – 1980 (Quarantine 2008 / The Taking Of Deborah Logan 2014)
9. Which of the following directors did not record newsreader ADR for Diary Of The Dead? Guillermo Del Toro? Edgar Wright? Wes Craven?
EDGAR WRIGHT (Quentin Tarantino, Wes Craven, Guillermo Del Toro, Simon Pegg and Stephen King)
10. Chernobyl Diaries had its 5 scheduled days filming at the actual Chernobyl site cut to one after the studio contacted the Ukrainian government to intervene and halt production. True or False?
FALSE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. How many Maze Runner films were made? [bonus points for naming the subtitles]
THREE [The Maze Runner / The Scorch Trials / The Death Cure]
2. Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domhnall Gleeson appeared together in which film?
FRANK
3. “It’s all about… me” is the poster tagline for which Disney animated film?
THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE
4. Who appeared in Monkey Business, The Asphalt Jungle and The Seven Year Itch?
MARILYN MONROE
5. The following quote is from which film, “Yes, I’ve heard; kills men by the hundreds. And if he were here, he’d consume the English with fireballs from his eyes and bolts of lightning from his arse”?
BRAVEHEART
6. The Peanuts Movie (or Snoopy And Charlie Brown: A Peanuts Movie) was released in which year?
2015
7. Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, Oscar Isaac, Ron Perlman and Ryan Gosling starred in which film?
DRIVE
8. Who directed Looper?
RIAN JOHNSON
9. What is the title of the WWII drama starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard?
ALLIED
10. What did David Fincher direct in between Panic Room and The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button?
ZODIAC


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. How many Jackass films have been made to date (including Jackass presents features but not straight to DVD releases)? 4? 6? 8?
FOUR (Jackass, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 3D, Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa)
2. The Mask Of Zorro was released in which year? 1995? 1998? 2000?
1998
3. The following quote is from which film, “You better hold on tight spider monkey”? Madagascar? Twilight? Mr Smith Goes To Washington?
TWILIGHT
4. Kuze, Cutter, Batou, Dr Ouelet and Mira Killian are characters in which film? Chocolat? Ghost In The Shell? Green Street?
GHOST IN THE SHELL
5. Hereditary starts with what family event? Wedding? Funeral? Birthday?
FUNERAL
6. How many members of the Howling Commandos are depicted in Captain America: The First Avenger (excluding Cap)? Four? Six? Eight?
SIX (Bucky Barnes, Dum Dum Dugan, Jim Morita, Montgomery Falsworth, Gabriel Jones, Jacques Dernier)
7. Which of the following is not a western? Shane (1953)? The Outlaw (1943)? A Better Tomorrow (1986)?
A BETTER TOMORROW
8. What is the subtitle to the 2001 Disney animated film Atlantis? The Lost Empire? The Hidden World? The Secret Kingdom?
THE LOST EMPIRE
9. Which of the following has not appeared in an Underworld film? Geoffrey Rush? Bill Nighy? Derek Jacobi?
GEOFFREY RUSH
10. The script for Top Gun was about an air force pilot but the USAF didn’t approve of the portrayal of their officers, so it was changed to Navy pilots. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Notebook / Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows / Spotlight / Midnight In Paris
Poster: Red Eye
Actor: Rachel McAdams


Cinema City Film Quiz #239

[16 June 2019]


Winning Team:
Dross, Dreck, Drivel
Genre – The three D’s of Uwe Boll

Runners Up:
Rock & Boll
Genre – A far cry from cinematic decency that ought to remain alone in the dark
Chaperone In The Dark
Genre – You’ll need one in Uwe’s house
Street Shiter XII
Genre – Comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What was the title of the movie based on the video game Angry Birds?
THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE
2. The following songs are from which film: Sixteen Going On Seventeen, Edelweiss and Do-Re-Mi?
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
3. Leonidas, Xerxes, Dilios and Gorgo are the lead characters in which film?
300
4. Who played the Queen of Hearts in Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland and its sequel?
HELENA BONHAM CARTER
5. Which film features a discussion about a five dollar milkshake? [bonus point for naming the flavour]
PULP FICTION [generally accepted that the key ingredients are vanilla and banana]
6. Who directed Gran Torino, Mystic River and Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil?
CLINT EASTWOOD
7. What is the title of the He-Man movie released in 1987?
MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE
8. Nicolas Cage portrayed Cameron Poe in which 1997 film?
CON AIR
9. The Lego Movie was released in which year?
2014
10. What is the title of the fourth Mission Impossible film?
GHOST PROTOCOL


ROUND II: Filming [Uwe Boll]
1. What is the first film Uwe Boll directed with English dialogue? Amoklauf? Das Erste Semester? Sanctimony?
SANCTIMONY
2. Which of the following Uwe Boll films is not an adaptation of a video game? Rampage? House Of The Dead? Far Cry?
RAMPAGE
3. In BloodRayne, Rayne is half human half vampire so is only affected by which of the following? The sight of crucifixes? Thirst for human blood? Contact with holy water?
CONTACT WITH HOLY WATER
4. Which of the following was produced by but not directed by Uwe Boll? Tunnel Rats? Zombie Massacre? Blubberella?
ZOMBIE MASSACRE
5. Which of the following has not appeared in an Uwe Boll film? JK Simmons? Ben Kingsley? Vin Diesel?
VIN DIESEL
6. How many sequels has Uwe Boll directed? 2? 6? 10?
SIX (BloodRayne 2, BloodRayne 3, In The Name Of The King 2, In The Name Of The King 3, Rampage 2, Rampage 3)
7. What is the name of Jason Statham’s character in In The Name Of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale? Farmer? Thatcher? Weaver?
FARMER (and Camden Konreid)
8. In 2010, Boll made a sport biopic entitled Max Schmeling. What kind of sport was Max part of? Javelin? Boxing? F1 racing?
BOXING
9. All the body armour worn by Bureau 713 in Alone In The Dark is actually what? American Football padding? Paintball protection wear? Riding supports?
PAINTBALL PROTECTION WEAR
10. Uwe Boll’s first big budget US cinematic release (House Of The Dead) is also his highest grossing film. True or False?
TRUE ($13.8 million dollars, followed by In The Name Of The King at $13.1mil)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What are the things that Bill and Ted respectively see in hell in Bill And Ted’s Bogus Journey? (one point per correct answer)
GRANNY S PRESTON ESQ / THE EASTER BUNNY (not Col. Oats as that hell is shared)
2. In 2013 Leonardo DiCaprio starred in which two films? (one point per correct answer)
THE GREAT GATSBY / THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
3. The following quote is from which film, “We’re on an express elevator to hell, going down”?
ALIENS
4. How many feature length movies make up the Riddick franchise? [bonus point for naming the animated short]
THREE (Pitch Black / The Chronicles Of Riddick / Riddick) [Dark Fury]
5. What is the name of the lead character in The Princess And The Frog?
TIANA
6. 2018’s The Nun is part of which horror franchise?
THE CONJURING
7. Which four actors played the co-lead roles in Closer? (one point per correct answer)
NATALIE PORTMAN / JULIA ROBERTS / JUDE LAW / CLIVE OWEN
8. Henry Hill is the lead character in which film?
GOODFELLAS
9. Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Kelsey Grammar and Christopher Lloyd featured in which film?
ANASTASIA
10. Who played the lead role in Jeanne d’Arc (or The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc)?
MILLA JOVOVICH


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The following quote is from which film, “Take a look at the man beside you. It’s a good bet that in the next six weeks you or he will be dead”? The Right Stuff? Contagion? Pearl Harbour?
PEARL HARBOUR
2. Which of the following is not a Netflix Original production? Triple Frontier? Last Flag Flying? Mute?
LAST FLAG FLYING
3. Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler have co-starred in how many films? 1? 3? 5?
ONE (Just Go With It)
4. Daniel Drumm, Jonathan Pangborn, Nicodemus West and Thor are characters in which MCU film? Avengers: Age Of Ultron? Doctor Strange? Thor: The Dark World?
DOCTOR STRANGE
5. Who directed Pretty Woman? PJ Hogan? Gary Marshall? Joseph Ruben?
GARY MARSHALL
6. Scarface was produced and distributed by which studio? Paramount? Universal? 20th Century Fox?
UNIVERSAL
7. What was the budget for Pulp Fiction? 2 million dollars? 8 million dollars? 17 million dollars?
EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS
8. Fight Club was released in which year? 1997? 1999? 2001?
1999
9. How many times has Freaky Friday been adapted for cinema? Twice? Four times? Six times?
TWICE (1976 / 2003)
10. The original title for Scream was Scary Movie. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: True Romance / 3000 Miles To Graceland / Austin Powers / Bobby
Poster: Heathers
Actor: Christian Slater


Cinema City Film Quiz #237

[19 May 2019]


Winning Team:
My Crazy Ex Machina
Genre – Caleb and Ava attempt a reconciliation.. it does not go well

Runners Up:
The Iron Giants
Genre – A group of well-oiled dancers short circuit into the future and start a dance revolution
The Cinematrix: Rise Of The Reboots
Genre – Humanity is enslaved by machines that force them to make the same few movies over and over
Street Shiter X
Genre – Action


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of Arthur Curry’s superhero persona in Aquaman?
AQUAMAN
2. What is the title of sequel to Finding Nemo?
FINDING DORY
3. Who played the lead role of Jackie Kennedy in 2016’s Jackie?
NATALIE PORTMAN
4. What is the title of the film about the making of The Room, starring James and Dave Franco?
THE DISASTER ARTIST
5. How many Ocean’s films have been made to date (excluding the 1960 original)?
FOUR
6. Which Men In Black film featured Josh Brolin?
MEN IN BLACK III
7. What was the title of the first Transformers spin-off, released December 2018?
BUMBLEBEE
8. Which sport is depicted in I, Tonya?
FIGURE SKATING / ICE SKATING
9. Who voices the lead role in the Hotel Transylvania films?
ADAM SANDLER
10. What is the name of the 80s western starring Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips and Charlie Sheen?
YOUNG GUNS


ROUND II: Filming [Robot Leads]
1. What is the name of the robotic Godzilla that appeared from outer space in 1974? Robozilla? Godzilla 2.0? Mechagodzilla?
MECHAGODZILLA
2. How many Short Circuit films have been made to date? 2? 3? 4?
TWO
3. Ex Machina was released in which year? 2013? 2015? 2017?
2015
4. Which character does not appear in Avengers: Age Of Ultron? Baron Von Strucker? Prof Erik Selvig? General Thaddeus Ross?
GENERAL THADDEUS ROSS
5. The following quote is from which film, “Skynet knew it was losing, so it tried to rig the game. It sent a machine back to the time before the war”? Terminator 2: Judgment Day? Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines? Terminator Genisys?
TERMINATOR GENISYS
6. Who directed Wall-E? Brad Bird? Pete Docter? Andrew Stanton?
ANDREW STANTON
7. Which animation studio produced 2005’s Robots? 20th Century Fox Animation? Universal’s Illumination Entertainment? DreamWorks Animation?
20TH CENTURY FOX ANIMATION
8. What do Frank and his robot steal to impress Jennifer in Robot & Frank? A copy of Don Quixote? A sapphire necklace? Her ex-husband’s car?
A COPY OF DON QUIXOTE
9. The Iron Giant is set in which year? 1947? 1957? 1967?
1957
10. I, Robot did not require any reshoots. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Meryl Streep, Tom Cruise, Robert Redford and Andrew Garfield appeared in which film?
LIONS FOR LAMBS
2. In 101 Dalmatians what does Pongo’s owner, Roger, do for a living?
SONGWRITER
3. Who directed the 2016 adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Fences?
DENZEL WASHINGTON
4. Which natural disaster forces Paddington to make his way to London?
EARTHQUAKE
5. What is the name of the council of assassins in the John Wick films?
THE HIGH TABLE
6. The following is the poster tagline for which Martin Scorsese film, “Nobody knows Rupert Pupkin but after 1130 tonight, no one will ever forget him”?
THE KING OF COMEDY
7. What is the name of Wade Watts’ avatar in Ready Player One?
PARZIVAL
8. Who composed the score for Alien?
JERRY GOLDSMITH
9. What is the eponymous animal in the Jordan Peele/Keegan-Michael Key comedy Keanu?
CAT
10. In The Town, we see two separate bank robberies. What type of masks are used in each respective robbery? (one point per correct answer)
SKULLS / NUNS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the title of the 2002 film in which Al Pacino portrays a director who uses a digital actress to complete his film and then tries to keep up the pretence that she is a real person? S1mone? H3l3n? Eve?
S1MONE
2. Control is the name of British Intelligence in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy but what is its informal nickname? The Circus? The Farm? The Shop?
THE CIRCUS
3. Of the seven books, how many Chronicles Of Narnia films have been made to date? 3? 4? 5?
THREE
4. The African Queen, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn was released in which year? 1946? 1951? 1959?
1951
5. The Untouchables is predominantly set in which city? New York? Chicago? Los Angeles?
CHICAGO
6. The following quote is from which film, “We’ve always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible”? Deepwater Horizon? Interstellar? Invictus?
INTERSTELLAR
7. How many characters appear on the “line-up” poster in Trainspotting? 5? 6? 7?
FIVE
8. What gives Ted’s true identity away to Kate in Sicario? A tattoo? A wristband? A marked banknote?
A WRISTBAND (used by the cartel to bind wads of cash)
9. What is the name of the villain in Basil The Great Mouse Detective? Ratula? Ratiarty? Ratigan?
RATIGAN
10. Isle Of Dogs is the highest grossing PG-13 animated movie. True or False?
FALSE (The Simpsons Movie is at $527mil)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Coffee And Cigarettes / American Gangster / Due Date / The Man With The Iron Fists
Poster: Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai
Actor: RZA


Cinema City Film Quiz #236

[05 May 2019]


Winning Team:
Wyld Stallions (sponsored by OCP and Skynet)
Genre – Whether you’re dancing with wolves or silencing lambs, this corporate merger aims to draw first blood in bringing history’s future today.. but it’s not set

Runners Up:
The Galaxy Is On Orion’s Belt
Genre – A friendly alien puts a chocolate bar on a cat’s collar
He’s Not Orion, He’s A Very Naughty Boy
Genre – A desperate attempt to think of a team name because we are all super tired
The Great Orion Mix-Up
Genre – Orion Reynolds and Orion Gosling keep betting confused for each other
No Points Can Be Found On Orion’s Belt
Genre – Sci-fi (straight to VHS)


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the title of the first sequel to Rush Hour?
RUSH HOUR 2
2. Emma Watson starred in the live action adaptation of which Disney film?
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
3. What is the name of Wayne’s best friend and co-host in Wayne’s World?
GARTH ALGAR
4. Jurassic Park was released in which year?
1993
5. Jean Reno and Natalie Portman starred together in which film?
LEON
6. Who plays Jenny in Forrest Gump?
ROBIN WRIGHT
7. Which film was first read out as the 2017 best picture academy award winner before the correct winner, Moonlight, was announced?
LA LA LAND
8. How many children does Robin Williams and Sally Field have in Mrs Doubtfire?
THREE
9. What is the title of the 1993 film in which Harrison Ford is falsely accused of his wife’s murder and escapes custody?
THE FUGITIVE
10. Groundhog Day takes place in which month?
FEBRUARY


ROUND II: Filming [Orion Pictures]
1. The Terminator was released in which year? 1981? 1984? 1989?
1984
2. Who played the title role in Arthur? Dudley Moore? Dustin Hoffman? Billy Crystal?
DUDLEY MOORE
3. What is the name of the company that funds the RoboCop project in the film of the same name? MBA? WYC? OCP?
OCP (Omni Consumer Products)
4. Which of the following did not play one of the Three Amigos in the 1986 film of the same name? Martin Short? Chevy Chase? Gene Wilder?
GENE WILDER
5. Amadeus is told in flashback from the perspective of which composer? Giuseppe Bonoo? Franz Joseph Haydn? Antonio Salieri?
ANTONIO SALIERI
6. Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Modine, Alec Baldwin, Joan Cusack and Oliver Platt starred in which film? Radio Days? Married To The Mob? Love Field?
MARRIED TO THE MOB
7. The following quote is from which film, “He was insubordinate, cowardly and insubordinate. He frightened the men. I did not put the fear there, he did. So he will be lashed and we will go around the horn.”? Master And Commander? In The Heart Of The Sea? The Bounty?
THE BOUNTY
8. Only one of the Rambo films was distributed by Orion. Which one was it? First Blood? Rambo III? Rambo (2008)?
FIRST BLOOD (R2 Tristar R4 Lionsgate)
9. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a remake of which David Niven, Marlon Brando film? Separate Tables? King, Queen, Knave? Bedtime Story?
BEDTIME STORY
10. Orion’s highest grossing picture was The Silence Of The Lambs with $424 million dollars. True or False?
FALSE (Dances With Wolves made $424mil followed by The Silence Of The Lambs with $272mil)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What are the titles of the six Paranormal Activity films? (one point per correct answer)
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY / PA2 / PA3 / PA4 / PA: THE MARKED ONES / PA THE GHOST DIMENSION
2. Disney’s The Sword In The Stone was released in which year?
1963
3. Adjusted for inflation, what is the highest grossing film of all time at $3.7 billion?
GONE WITH THE WIND
4. Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell appeared in which two films? (one point per correct answer)
OLD SCHOOL / ANCHORMAN
5. Which actors voiced the lead roles in 2000’s The Road To El Dorado? (one point per correct answer)
KEVIN KLINE / KENNETH BRANAGH
6. Who is the only actor to date to have three Oscars in the Best Leading Male Performance category? [bonus point for naming the only actor to receive four best lead Oscars]
DANIEL DAY LEWIS [Katherine Hepburn]
7. Who directed The Goonies?
RICHARD DONNER
8. Which actor appeared in Better Off Dead, Identity, Being John Malkovich and The Grifters?
JOHN CUSACK
9. The following quote is from which film, “That is good, for believing what you do. We will confer upon you a rare gift these days – a martyr’s death”?
THE WICKER MAN
10. 1978’s The First Great Train Robbery, starring Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland, was directed by the author of the novel of the same name. What was his name?
MICHAEL CRICHTON


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following young adult novels has yet to receive a live-action cinematic adaptation? How I Live Now (Meg Rosoff)? The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)? The Carnival At Bray (Jessie Ann Foley)?
THE CARNIVAL AT BRAY
2. Aguirre: The Wrath Of God, Goodbye Lenin, M, Wings Of Desire and The White Ribbon are films from which country? Germany? Austria? Poland?
GERMANY
3. In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, what colour is Cameron’s father’s car? Black? Red? White?
RED
4. In Clash Of The Titans, who creates the golden owl Bubo? Athena? Hephaestus? Hermes?
HEPHAESTUS
5. Which of the following 2005 films earned the most at the box office? Batman Begins? Mr & Mrs Smith? Charlie And The Chocolate Factory?
MR & MRS SMITH $478mil (Charlie And The Chocolate Factory $474mil, Batman Begins $374mil)
6. What are Captain Miller’s last words in Saving Private Ryan? Earn it? Angels on our shoulders? I’m alright?
EARN IT
7. What is the name of Robert Redford’s character in Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Alexander Pierce? Jasper Sitwell? Brock Rumlow?
ALEXANDER PIERCE
8. Straw Dogs was released in which year? 1971? 1979? 1983?
1971
9. In Event Horizon, the titular space ship disappears for seven years and reappears orbiting which planet? Jupiter? Neptune? Pluto?
NEPTUNE
10. The Last Samurai made more at the box office in Japan than America. True or False?
TRUE (JP $119mil, US $111mil)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Gone In 60 Seconds / Lost In Translation / Cold Mountain / Public Enemies
Poster: Lost Highway
Actor: Giovanni Ribisi


Cinema City Film Quiz #235

[07 April 2019]


Winning Team:
Groot

Runners Up:
Hawkeye
Captain Marvel
Doctor Strange
Black Panther
Captain America
Spider-Man
Thor
Iron Man

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ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the title of the first MCU film, released in 2008?
IRON MAN
2. What is Spider-Man’s real name?
PETER PARKER
3. What is the name of Thor’s homeworld?
ASGARD
4. What is the name of the precious metal mined from a meteorite in Wakanda?
VIBRANIUM
5. Who directed The Avengers?
JOSS WHEDON
6. What is the subtitle of the first Captain America movie?
THE FIRST AVENGER
7. How many infinity stones are embedded in Thanos’ gauntlet by the end of Avengers: Infinity War?
SIX
8. Which Avenger is guarding the old Stark warehouse (turned Avengers storage) in Ant-Man?
SAM WILSON / FALCON
9. What is the name of the infinity stone that Doctor Strange wears around his neck?
THE EYE OF AGAMOTTO
10. What is the name of the intergalactic police force that protect Xandar and other worlds in Guardians Of The Galaxy? [bonus point for naming the actress who plays Irani Rael, their leader]
NOVA CORPS [Glenn Close]


ROUND II: Filming
1. Which actor received top-billing on the theatrical poster for The Avengers? Chris Evans? Samuel L Jackson? Robert Downey Jr?
ROBERT DOWNEY JR
2. In Iron Man 3, War Machine is rebranded as what? Iron Vanguard? Iron Shield? Iron Patriot?
IRON PATRIOT
3. What is the name of the project that Bill Foster and Hank Pym worked on, as referenced in Ant-Man And The Wasp? Talos? Giganto? Goliath?
GOLIATH
4. In Avengers: Age Of Ultron, which character said the following quote, “I’m sick of watching people pay for our mistakes”? Tony Stark? Bruce Banner? Steve Rogers?
STEVE ROGERS
5. What is the name of the missile Tony invents and sells in Iron Man? Jordan? Joshua? Jericho?
JERICHO
6. What is the name of the SHIELD/Hydra group, led by Rumlow, that hunts Steve Rogers in Captain America: The Winter Soldier? STRIKE? HAMMER? SWORD?
STRIKE
7. The reality stone first appears in which film? Thor: The Dark World? The Avengers? Guardians Of The Galaxy?
THOR: THE DARK WORLD
8. Which of the following does Baby Groot not bring back when looking for the fin to break Rocket and Yondu out of the Ravager’s brig? Badge? Toe? Desk?
BADGE
9. Mickey Rourke’s character in Iron Man 2 is a combination of two Marvel villains. Which of the following is not one of them? Crimson Dynamo? Omega Red? Whiplash?
OMEGA RED
10. The punk with the boombox in Spider-Man: Homecoming is the same actor who played the punk with a boombox in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. True or False?
TRUE (writer, producer, director and visual effects artist Kirk Thatcher)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. To date, seven MCU films have made over one billion dollars. Name them (one point per correct answer)
$2B AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR / $1.5B AVENGERS / $1.4B AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON / $1.3 BLACK PANTHER / $1.2B IRON MAN 3 / $1.1B CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR / $1B CAPTAIN MARVEL
2. Kaecilius is the villain in which MCU film?
DOCTOR STRANGE
3. What is the name of Bruce Banner’s former girlfriend and General Thaddeus Ross’ daughter in The Incredible Hulk?
BETTY
4. Which actor replaced Joshua Dallas as Fandral in Thor: The Dark World?
ZACHARY LEVI
5. What are the names of the two ice cream flavours mentioned in Avengers: Infinity War? (one point per correct answer)
STARK RAVING HAZELNUTS / HUNKA-HULKA BURNING FUDGE
6. When fighting his father at the end of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, Quill takes on the form of which video game character?
PAC-MAN
7. The following quote is from which film, “You wear a flag on your chest and think you fight a battle of nations”?
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER
8. What is the name of the company run by Aldrich Killian in Iron Man 3?
AIM / ADVANCED IDEA MECHANICS
9. Which actor voices Surtur in Thor: Ragnarok? [bonus point for naming the actor who provided the motion capture]
CLANCY BROWN [Taika Waititi]
10. Who directed Ant-Man And The Wasp?
PEYTON REED


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The prologue of Thor is set in which year? 206 BC? 965 AD? 1258 AD?
965 AD
2. What name does Natasha Romanoff go under when first introduced in Iron Man 2? Natalie Roberts? Natalie Rushman Natalie Reed?
NATALIE RUSHMAN
3. What is the name of Djimon Hounsou’s character that appears in both Guardians Of The Galaxy and Captain Marvel? Korath? Att-Lass? Bron-Char?
KORATH
4. Who breaks Wanda out of the Avengers facility in Captain America: Civil War? Falcon? Hawkeye? Ant-Man?
HAWKEYE
5. In Ant-Man, Scott Lang is given discs that can shrink or enlarge objects. What colour is used to shrink? Red? Blue? Yellow?
RED
6. At the start of The Incredible Hulk, Bruce Banner is hiding in which country? Argentina? Brazil? Colombia?
BRAZIL
7. Which of the following actors did not appear in Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Gary Sinise? William Hurt? Gary Shandling?
WILLIAM HURT
8. What is Valkyrie known as during the majority of Thor: Ragnarok? Scanner 55? Scrapper 142? Scavenger 616?
SCRAPPER 142
9. Black Panther was nominated for seven Oscars. How many did it win? 1? 3? 5?
THREE (best costume design, best original score, best production design)
10. Captain America: Civil War was released in the same year as Captain America’s 75th anniversary, the 10th anniversary of the Civil War comic and Black Panther’s 50th anniversary. True or False?
TRUE


AUDIO ROUND I: Music
1. Black Panther
2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
3. Guardians Of The Galaxy
4. Thor: Ragnarok
5. Ant-Man
6. Iron Man 3
7. Doctor Strange
8. Captain Marvel
9. Spider-Man: Homecoming
10. The Incredible Hulk


AUDIO ROUND II: Audio Clips
1. “You are a vain, greedy, cruel boy!” “And you are an old man and a fool!”
THOR
2. “I don’t know if you know this but I don’t speak Russian”
IRON MAN 2
3. “These items aren’t for sale.” “How do you think your ancestors got these? Do you think they paid a fair price or did they take it? Like they took everything else?”
BLACK PANTHER
4. “Smash”
THE AVENGERS
5. “You must be truly desperate”
THOR: THE DARK WORLD
6. “You’ve come up with some pretty impressive inventions, Tony. War isn’t one of them”
AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON
7. “Do you feel that, if you open your mouth, the horrors might never stop? Don’t worry. We only have to talk about one”
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
8. “What master do you serve?”
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
9. “You gotta get better at this part of the job”
SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING
10. “If only you’d protected Janet with such ferocity”
ANT-MAN


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Avengers / Captain America: Civil War / Iron Man 2 / Thor: Ragnarok
Poster: Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Actor: Clark Gregg


Cinema City Film Quiz #234

[24 March 2019]


Winning Team:
Memento’s Club
Genre – Men meet in bar basements, put Mentos in Diet Coke but quickly forget the mess

Runners Up:
A Bootiful Mind
Genre – Bernard Matthews controls people’s minds with turkey.. or does he?
This Team Name Is Best [Citation Needed]
Genre – Lies! All lies!
The Rashomen!
Genre – A tale told in three differing ways by your humble droog narrators, oh my sisters and brothers
Street Shiter XIV
Genre – Franchise feature
The Bus That Couldn’t Slow Down
Genre – A movie about a bus that had to speed around the city, keeping its speed over fifty and if its speed dropped, it would explode!
We Can Reliably Finish, Not Reliably Place
Genre – Comedy of errors
Lord Of The Party Rings
Genre – Michael Flatley based pornography


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Who directed John Carpenter’s The Thing?
JOHN CARPENTER
2. Who directed the Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings trilogies?
PETER JACKSON
3. What is the full title of the most recent Wizarding World feature?
FANTASTIC BEASTS: The CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD
4. V’s mask in V For Vendetta resembles which historical figure?
GUY FAWKES
5. The following were the poster taglines for which film, “The future belongs to the mad” and “What a lovely day”?
MAD MAX FURY ROAD
6. Who co-starred alongside Nicolas Cage in The Rock?
SEAN CONNERY
7. What colour is Gamora’s skin in Guardians Of The Galaxy?
GREEN
8. Which Frank Darabont film features Tim Robbins sent to prison for a crime he didn’t commit?
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
9. The following quote is from which film, “If you find yourself alone, riding in green fields with the sun on your face, do not be troubled, for you are in Elysium and you’re already dead. Brothers, what we do in life, echoes in eternity”?
GLADIATOR
10. Who played the lead role in 1938’s The Adventures Of Robin Hood?
ERROL FLYNN


ROUND II: Filming [Unreliable Narrators]
1. “Du musst Caligari werden/you must become Caligari” was the poster tagline for which silent film? Nosferatu? Schatten? The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari?
THE CABINET OF DR CALIGARI
2. Which of the following did not appear in A Beautiful Mind? Christopher Plummer? Ed Harris? Bill Paxton?
BILL PAXTON
3. In Fight Club, what is the name of the group Tyler forms after Fight Club? Project Mayhem? Operation Chaos? Mission Extreme?
PROJECT MAYHEM
4. Atonement is set during which war? World War I? World War II? The Korean War?
WORLD WAR II
5. According to Kint’s story in The Usual Suspects, where is Keyser Soze from? Turkey? Albania? Denmark?
TURKEY
6. How does Dietrichson die in Double Indemnity? Pushed from a train? Strangled in a car? Shot in the bath?
STRANGLED IN A CAR
7. The following quote is from which film, “This is a mental institution for the criminally insane. Usual isn’t a big part of our day”? The Perks Of Being A Wallflower? Shutter Island? Sucker Punch?
SHUTTER ISLAND
8. Which of the following did not appear in the 2002 wuxia film Hero? Chow Yun-fat? Donnie Yen? Jet Li?
CHOW YUN-FAT
9. In I, Tonya, what is the name of the skating move that Tonya Harding is the first female athlete to perform in competition? Two triple Axel jumps? A quadruple Salchow jump? Three double Euler jumps?
TWO TRIPLE AXEL JUMPS
10. Rashomon is credited as the first film that pointed a camera directly at the sun. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The upcoming Dark Phoenix will be Fox’s nth X-Men title?
TWELFTH (X, X2, X3, X-Origins, X-First Class, Wolverine, X-DOFP, Deadpool, X-Apocalypse, Logan, DP2)
2. The following quote is from which film, “I foresee you will become a much wiser man than I”?
STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE
3. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “You don’t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies”?
THE SOCIAL NETWORK
4. What is the name of Ian Holm’s character in Alien?
ASH
5. In Toy Story 2, Al’s Toy Barn has TV adverts with Al McWhiggin dressed as what?
CHICKEN
6. How many times has Graham Greene’s The Quiet American been adapted for cinema?
TWO (1958 / 2002)
7. Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride was released in which year?
2005
8. Which two actors played the lead roles in 2014’s The Theory Of Everything? (one point per correct answer)
EDDIE REDMAYNE / FELICITY JONES
9. Jeff Bridges has been nominated for seven acting Oscars but has only won one – in which movie?
CRAZY HEART
10. Which 2012 film starred Chris Pine, Tom Hardy and Reese Witherspoon?
THIS MEANS WAR


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Excluding the upcoming Aladdin, how many films has Guy Ritchie directed to date? 7? 9? 11?
NINE (Lock Stock, Snatch, Swept Away, Revolver, RocknRolla, Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock 2, Man From UNCLE, King Arthur)
2. What does Indio use during duels in For A Few Dollars More? A pocket watch? A shard of mirror? An empty can?
A POCKET WATCH
3. Argo is set in which year? 1965? 1979? 1983?
1979
4. How many directors were credited on 1962’s The Longest Day? 3? 4? 5?
THREE (Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki to cover the British/French, American and German scenes)
5. M Night Shyamalan has written two films that he did not direct. Which of the following isn’t one of them? She’s All That? Stuart Little? Galaxy Quest?
GALAXY QUEST
6. The majority of Lilo & Stitch is set on which Hawaiian island? Kaua’i? Maui? Ni’ihau?
KAUA’I
7. What colour is Ricky Bobby’s car in Talladega Nights? Red? White? Blue?
WHITE
8. What was Edge Of Tomorrow renamed as when it went to DVD/Blu-Ray? Battle Angel? Live Die Repeat? All You Need Is Kill?
LIVE DIE REPEAT
9. In An Officer And A Gentleman, Zack Mayo is an officer candidate for which military service? Navy? Airforce? Army?
NAVY
10. Hans Zimmer composed the respective scores for all the Pirates Of The Caribbean films. True or False?
FALSE (Dead Men Tell No Tales / Salazar’s Revenge was composed by Geoff Zanelli)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Point Break / Little Buddha / Much Ado About Nothing / The Matrix: Reloaded
Poster: My Own Private Idaho
Actor: Keanu Reeves


Cinema City Film Quiz #233

[10 March 2019]


Winning Team:
Rogue One Eye
Genre – A cannibalistic viking story

Runners Up:
It’s A Mads, Mads, Mads, Mads Mikkelsen
Genre – Comedy caper where every single role is played by Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Max: Beyond The Casino
Genre – Mads Mikkelsen spends two hours convincing people he has appeared in films other than Casino Royale
Bowthorpe Rising
Genre – Action comedy
Street Shiter VIII
Genre – Action


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The Ridley Scott, Russell Crowe collaboration A Good Year is an adaptation of which novel?
A GOOD YEAR
2. Who plays the lead role in the Meet The Parents series?
BEN STILLER
3. The following quote is from which film, “You’ve gotta ask yourself one question. Do I feel lucky? Well do ya, punk”?
DIRTY HARRY
4. What colour are the white roses in Alice In Wonderland painted?
RED
5. Michael Gambon played the role of Dumbledore in how many films?
SIX
6. Which two actors have played the role of Max Rockatansky on screen? (one point per correct answer)
MEL GIBSON / TOM HARDY
7. Donnie Darko was released in which year?
2001
8. Who directed The Abyss?
JAMES CAMERON
9. Who played the role of Will Scarlett in Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves?
CHRISTIAN SLATER
10. Daniel LaRusso is the lead character in which 80s trilogy?
THE KARATE KID


ROUND II: Filming [Mads Mikkelsen]
1. Who played the title role in 2004’s King Arthur? Clive Owen? Russell Crowe? Viggo Mortensen?
CLIVE OWEN
2. Casino Royale was released in which year? 2003? 2006? 2009?
2006
3. Which Rogue One character said the following quote, “You have made time an ally of the Rebellion. I suggest we solve both problems simultaneously with an immediate test of the weapon”? Director Orson Krennic? Grand Moff Tarkin? Darth Vader?
GRAND MOFF TARKIN
4. Which instalment of the Pusher trilogy did not feature Mads Mikkelsen? Pusher? Pusher II? Pusher 3?
PUSHER 3
5. Liam Neeson played the role of Zeus in 2010’s Clash Of The Titans, who played the same role in the 1981 original? Kirk Douglas? Peter Ustinov? Laurence Olivier?
LAURENCE OLIVIER
6. Mads Mikkelsen appeared in the Danish dub for two Pixar films. Which of the following wasn’t one of them? Monsters Inc? A Bug’s Life? Cars?
A BUG’S LIFE
7. In the opening sequence of Paul W S Anderson’s The Three Musketeers, the musketeers and Milady de Winter are stealing plans for what? Submarines? Airships? Tanks?
AIRSHIPS
8. How many Sanctums make up the shield that protects Earth from magical threats in Doctor Strange? 3? 4? 5? [bonus points for naming the cities they reside in]
THREE [New York, London, Hong Kong]
9. In Danish film, The Hunt, Lucas’ girlfriend Nadja is from Russia. What language do they speak to each other in? French? German? English?
ENGLISH
10. Mads Mikkelsen has no dialogue throughout Valhalla Rising. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What are the names of the three villainous roles played by David Warner in Tron? (one point per correct answer)
ED DILLINGER / SARK / MASTER CONTROL PROGRAM
2. Flatliners was released in which year? [bonus point for naming the release year of the remake]
1990 [2017]
3. What is the name of the Disney princess in Enchanted?
GISELLE
4. To date, Dagobah has appeared in how many Star Wars films?
TWO (Empire and Jedi but deleted scene from Revenge Of The Sith doesn’t count)
5. Ross Webster is the villain in which 80s superhero film?
SUPERMAN III
6. Who directed The Wrestler?
DARREN ARONOFSKY
7. The following quote is from which film, “I don’t blame people for their mistakes but I do ask that they pay for them”?
JURASSIC PARK
8. What is the name of the Nicolas Cage film in which he plays a corrupt detective who witnesses the assassination of the US Defence Secretary?
SNAKE EYES
9. In Men In Black, the Arquillian battleship fires a warning shot at the arctic and explains the MIB has a galactic standard week to return the galaxy. How long is a galactic standard week when converted to Earth time?
ONE HOUR
10. Which film featured Bryan Cranston, Bill Hader, Elizabeth Banks and Naomi Scott?
POWER RANGERS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which member of Dutch’s team is the first to die in Predator? Poncho? Blain? Hawkins?
HAWKINS
2. In All The President’s Men, Woodward and Bernstein work for which newspaper? The Boston Globe? The New York Times? The Washington Post?
THE WASHINGTON POST
3. Who worked as cinematographer on Nineteen Eighty-Four, The Shawshank Redemption, The Village and Sicario? Roger Deakins? Conrad L Hall? Janusz Kaminski?
ROGER DEAKINS
4. What was the title of the last major release put out on VHS? Hidalgo? A History Of Violence? Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King?
A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
5. Mel Gibson, Kurt Russell, Michelle Pfeiffer and Raoul Julia starred together in which film? The Best Of Times? Tequila Sunrise? Silkwood?
TEQUILA SUNRISE
6. Last Man Standing and A Fistful Of Dollars are remakes of which film? Kagemusha? Ikiru? Yojimbo?
YOJIMBO
7. White Heat, Angels With Dirty Faces and The Public Enemy all featured which actor? Humphrey Bogart? Edward G Robinson? James Cagney?
JAMES CAGNEY
8. Julia Roberts has been nominated for four Oscars, which film did she win one for? Steel Magnolias? Pretty Woman? Erin Brockovich? [bonus point for naming the fourth film she was nominated for]
ERIN BROCKOVICH [August: Osage County]
9. Which actor has appeared most frequently in Quentin Tarantino films (excluding the stunt work of Zoe Bell)? Samuel L Jackson? Tim Roth? Bruce Dern?
SAMUEL L JACKSON (six times to date)
10. Laurence Fishburne was only 14 when he auditioned for his role in Apocalypse Now but lied saying he was 17. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Chinatown / Blade Runner / The Day The Earth Stood Still / Big Trouble In Little China
Poster: The Art Of War
Actor: James Hong


Cinema City Film Quiz #232

[24 February 2019]


Winning Team:
Marvellous Marvel Actors
Genre – All the Marvel actors have a party at Robert’s house. They chat, play games and have fun

Runners Up:
Street Shiter VII
Genre – Comedy
The Raiders Of The Lost Stark
Genre – Action mystery
Goose The Cat From ‘Captain Marvel’
Genre – The only Marvel debut that matters
Galaxy Of The Guardians
Genre – Project cancelled, director sacked
Netflix Cancelled Our Team Name After Disney Bought It
Genre – Netflix original


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What was the title of the 2004 remake of Alfie starring Jude Law?
ALFIE
2. Alfred Hitchcock was born in which country?
UNITED KINGDOM
3. Who plays the title role in 2001’s Oceans Eleven? [bonus point for naming the actor who played the same role in the 1960 original]
GEORGE CLOONEY [Frank Sinatra]
4. The following is the poster tagline for which Disney film, “The greatest adventure of all is finding our place in the circle of life?
THE LION KING
5. Shaun Of The Dead is set in which city?
LONDON
6. Which Indiana Jones film features a mine cart chase sequence?
INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
7. Who directed Panic Room?
DAVID FINCHER
8. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John appeared together in which film?
GREASE
9. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone and The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring was released in which year?
2001
10. Who plays the lead role in the Naked Gun films?
LESLIE NIELSEN


ROUND II: Filming [MCU Actor’s Debut Films]
1. Peter Serafinowicz/Richard Armitage – What is the name of Liam Neeson’s character in Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace? Sio Bibble? Nute Gunray? Qui-Gon Jinn?
QUI-GON JINN
2. Josh Brolin – The Goonies was released in which year? 1982? 1985? 1987?
1985
3. Natalie Portman – The 1994 Luc Besson film, Leon, was released under what title in the United States? The Killer? The Professional? The Italian?
THE PROFESSIONAL
4. Anthony Mackie – Who directed 8 Mile? Spike Jonze? Stephen Daldry? Curtis Hanson?
CURTIS HANSON
5. Carrie Coon – At the start of Gone Girl, Nick comes home to find his wife is missing on the day of which wedding anniversary? 5th 10th 15th?
FIFTH
6. Benedict Cumberbatch – 2003’s To Kill A King is about which monarch? Charles I? George III? Louis XVI?
CHARLES I
7. Dominic Cooper – What was the poster tagline for From Hell? Only the legend will survive? These streets belong to Jack? To Detective Abberline?
ONLY THE LEGEND WILL SURVIVE
8. Jennifer Connelly – David Aaronson, played by Robert De Niro in Once Upon A Time In America, goes by what nickname? Clipper? Noodles? Eyes?
NOODLES
9. Mickey Rourke – At the start of Spielberg’s 1941, how do Commander Mitamura and General Von Kleinschmidt arrive in America? Zeppelin? Submarine? Tank?
SUBMARINE
10. 2009’s Star Trek won the Oscar for best makeup, making it the first Star Trek to win an academy award. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Justin Theroux, Jared Leto, Reese Witherspoon, Willem Dafoe and Christian Bale all featured in which film?
AMERICAN PSYCHO
2. According to T2, where did Mark Renton go after stealing the £16,000 at the end of Trainspotting?
NETHERLANDS
3. What is the name of the high school that Bill and Ted attend in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure?
SAN DIMAS HIGH SCHOOL
4. Escape 2 Africa and Europe’s Most Wanted are the subtitles of sequels to which film?
MADAGASCAR
5. The American, starring George Clooney, is set in which country (excluding the prologue in Sweden)?
ITALY
6. The following quote is from which film, “But the worst thing is that me, fatty, sideburns lady and the mutants over at table 9, will never ever find a way to better the situation because we have nothing to offer the opposite sex”?
THE WEDDING SINGER
7. Robby The Robot is a character from which 1956 film?
FORBIDDEN PLANET
8. Forrest Gump was released in which year?
1994
9. The Bridge On The River Kwai is set during which military conflict?
WORLD WAR II
10. How many Highlander films have been theatrically released to date (not including the animated film)?
FOUR (Highlander, The Quickening, The Sorcerer, Endgame)


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. In Blade Runner 2049, Deckard is hiding in the radiated remains of which city? New York? Las Vegas? Dallas?
LAS VEGAS
2. In Easy A, the school’s mascot was the blue devil before being changed to what? The woodchuck? The dolphin? The Empire State Building?
THE WOODCHUCK (groundhog)
3. How many actors portrayed elements of Bob Dylan’s life and music in I’m Not There? 6? 8? 10?
SIX (Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Marcus Carl Franklin, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw)
4. Who provided the narration for 1962’s Lolita? Peter Sellers? Laurence Olivier? James Mason?
JAMES MASON
5. Which of the following hasn’t played a real US President on film? Alan Rickman? Kevin Costner? Gilbert Gottfried?
KEVIN COSTNER (Gilbert Gottfried – A Million Ways To Die In The West, Alan Rickman – The Butler)
6. Johnny Depp played Raoul Duke in which film? Benny & Joon? Blow? Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas?
FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS
7. Jerry Maguire, in the film of the same name, is an agent representing athletes in which sport? American Football? Baseball? Basketball?
AMERICAN FOOTBALL
8. Who played the role of Shylock in the 2004 adaptation of The Merchant Of Venice? Al Pacino? Dustin Hoffman? Ian McKellen?
AL PACINO
9. What is the name of the arcade cabinet game that Ralph lives in, in Wreck-It Ralph? Can Do Ken? Repair Time Randy? Fix-It Felix Jr?
FIX-IT FELIX JR
10. Production on No Country For Old Men had to briefly shut down while waiting for a smoke cloud to clear; the cloud itself was caused by pyrotechnics on There Will Be Blood, which was filming in the same area. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Mulholland Drive / J Edgar / Birdman / Tank Girl
Poster: Ned Kelly
Actor: Naomi Watts


Cinema City Film Quiz #231

[10 February 2019]


Winning Team:
Happy Streep
Genre – Meryl Streep dresses as a penguin, does a tap dance and wins an Oscar

Runners Up:
A Star Is Bored
Genre – Lady Gaga waits in line for 35 minutes outside Grosvenor Fish Bar
We Are Close To Gaga
Genre – Musical drama
Street Shiter VI
Genre – Comedy
No Name
Genre – Give us the Maltesers


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the monster in 1954’s Gojira?
GOJIRA / GODZILLA
2. The aliens in 1953’s War Of The Worlds are from which planet?
MARS
3. What was the title of the first sequel to Jurassic Park?
THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK
4. Who plays the lead role in Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas?
JOHNNY DEPP
5. What type of animal is Oliver in Oliver & Company?
CAT
6. What is the subtitle of Star Wars: Episode III?
REVENGE OF THE SITH
7. Which film did Pixar release in between Brave and Inside Out?

MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
8. Avatar was released in which year?
2009
9. Sam Witwicky is the lead character in which 2007 film?
TRANSFORMERS
10. What was Alec Trevelyan’s (played by Sean Bean) double-0 code name in Goldeneye?

006


ROUND II: Filming [Female Oscar Winners]
1. [Lora Hirschberg – Best Sound Mixing] Inception was released in which year? 2005? 2010? 2015?
2010
2. [Claire Simpson – Best Editing] Who directed Platoon? John McTiernan? Oliver Stone? Francis Ford Coppola?
OLIVER STONE
3. [Suzanne M Benson – Best Visual Effects] What was the poster tagline for Aliens? This time it’s war? This time there’s more? This time we’re sure?
THIS TIME IT’S WAR
4. [Sofia Coppola – Best Original Screenplay] Where do Bob and Charlotte first meet in Lost In Translation? In the hotel car park? In the hotel swimming pool? In the hotel bar?
IN THE HOTEL BAR
5. [Cecelia Hall – Best Sound Editing] In The Hunt For Red October, Sean Connery’s character isn’t actually Russian. Which country was he born in? Estonia? Belarus? Lithuania?
LITHUANIA
6. [Kathryn Bigelow – Best Director] Which of the following did not appear in The Hurt Locker? Evangeline Lilly? Tessa Thompson? Ralph Fiennes?
TESSA THOMPSON
7. [Anne Dudley – Best Music/Comedy Score] How many men dance on stage by the end of the act in The Full Monty? 5? 6? 7?
SIX
8. [Julia Heron – Best Production Design] The following quote is from which film, “There, boy, is Rome. The might, the majesty, the terror of Rome. There is the power that bestrides the known world like a colossus. No man can withstand Rome, no nation can withstand her”? Spartacus? Gladiator? Ben-Hur?
SPARTACUS
9. [Ve Neill – Best Make-up] How long are the Maitlands’ expected to stay in their house after their death in Beetlejuice? Fifty years? One hundred twenty five years? Three hundred and sixty years?
125 YEARS
10. [Eiko Ishioka – Best Costume] The wedding scene between Mina Murray and Jonathan Harker in Bram Stoker’s Dracula was performed by an Orthodox minister creating suspicion that Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder could be officially married. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The following characters have all been portrayed by which actor, Mark Darcy, Lord Henry Wotton and King George VI?
COLIN FIRTH
2. What was the name given to the group of actors who appeared in several coming of age films in the 1980s?
THE BRAT PACK (Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy)
3. Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ronny Cox and Ned Beatty starred in which 1972 film?
DELIVERANCE
4. Who directed High Rise, A Field In England and Kill List?
BEN WHEATLEY
5. The following quote is from which film, “So move. Hey, that’s a good move. I can’t believe it, I’m losing to a rug”?
ALADDIN
6. What is the title of the 2000 Ang Lee martial arts film starring Chow Yun-fat and Michelle Yeoh?
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
7. The planet Ego features in which film?
THE GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2
8. Escape From New York was released in which year?
1981
9. What is the title of the only Christopher Nolan directed film that he didn’t also write?
INSOMNIA
10. Ian McShane, Gary Oldman and JK Simmons respectively voiced the lead villains in which animated franchise?
KUNG FU PANDA


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who directed Four Lions? Charlie Brooker? Chris Morris? Steve Coogan?
CHRIS MORRIS
2. 2005’s Kinky Boots is set in which town? Lancaster? Northampton? Stafford?
NORTHAMPTON
3. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Pray for Michael Sullivan”? The Mission? Road To Perdition? Angel Heart?
ROAD TO PERDITION
4. Persepolis is predominantly set in and focuses on the changing political climate of which country? Jordan? Yemen? Iran?
IRAN
5. Who many films has Kathryn Bigelow directed? 7? 10? 14?
TEN
6. Which of the following films did not feature an uncredited cameo by Bruce Willis? The Rock? The Expendables? Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle?
THE ROCK
7. Which of the following did not appear in Black Hawk Down? Joel Edgerton? Tom Hardy? Eric Bana?
JOEL EDGERTON
8. Which of the following was not directed by Baz Luhrmann? Australia? My Own Private Idaho? Strictly Ballroom?
MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO
9. The following quote is from which film, “In the middle of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln suspended the writ of habeas corpus observing that a limb may be sacrificed to save a life but a life is never wisely given to save a limb”? Nixon? Zero Dark Thirty? Minority Report?
MINORITY REPORT
10. In the credits for Annie Hall, Christopher Walken’s name is misspelled Christopher Wlaken. True or False?

TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Bourne Identity / Braveheart / Her / Coriolanus
Poster: Troy
Actor: Brian Cox


Cinema City Film Quiz #230

[27 January 2019]


Winning Team:
The Unbearable Lightness Of Ursa Major
Genre – Things get grizzly under the stars

Runners Up:
We Are Pooh!
Genre – Fleeing persecution from the Romans, a bear with no trousers allies himself with a group of slaves. Once cornered on a hillside, the slaves refuse to give up their ursine comrade, responding simply with the phrase “we are pooh”
Liverpool Street Bear
Genre – Tragic story of a small bear from darkest Peru, who starves to death on a train stuck outside Stowmarket due to signal failure
Timothy’s Ball
Genre – The left one
My Bear Lady
Genre – A snobbish professor trains an uncouth Bart the Bear to become a high-class socialite
Mary Plain, Queen Of Scots
Genre – Historical drama


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the title of the sequel to The Incredibles?
INCREDIBLES 2
2. Vodka Martini, shaken not stirred is the drink of choice for which character?
JAMES BOND
3. Which Jurassic Park films feature Sam Neill as Dr Alan Grant? (one point per correct answer)
JURASSIC PARK / JURASSIC PARK III
4. Who directed The Hateful Eight?
QUENTIN TARANTINO
5. Who played the lead role in Con Air?
NICOLAS CAGE
6. Hancock, starring Will Smith, was released in which year?
2008
7. What is the name of the Night Fury dragon in How To Train Your Dragon?
TOOTHLESS
8. The following quote is from which film, “I believe that whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you.. stranger”?
THE DARK KNIGHT
9. What did M Night Shyamalan direct in between The Sixth Sense and Signs?
UNBREAKABLE
10. Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin appeared in which crime thriller?
SICARIO


ROUND II: Filming [Bear Films]
1. Who directed and voiced the title role in Ted? Mark Wahlberg? Giovanni Ribisi? Seth MacFarlane?
SETH MACFARLANE
2. Which South American country does Paddington come from in the film of the same name? Peru? Argentina? Brazil?
PERU
3. What animal is Mr Big, voiced by Maurice LaMarche in Zootopia/Zootropolis? Polar Bear? Cheetah? Shrew?
SHREW
4. The following quote is from which film, “They don’t hear your voice, they just see the colour of your face. You understand?”? The Revenant? Backcountry? Balto?
THE REVENANT
5. What item turns Merida’s mother (and eventually her brothers) into a bear? Pie? Biscuit? Cake?
CAKE
6. Who voices the lead role in Disney’s Brother Bear? Joaquin Phoenix? Michael J Fox? Joseph Gordon-Levitt?
JOAQUIN PHOENIX
7. Tropic Thunder was nominated for one Oscar, in which category? Best Original Screenplay? Best Hair and Makeup? Best Supporting Actor?
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
8. Which actors voiced Yogi and Boo Boo in 2010’s Yogi Bear? Ray Romano & Adam Levine? Dan Aykroyd & Justin Timberlake? Danny Glover & Usher?
DAN AKYROYD & JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
9. Anthony Hopkins worked with Bart The Bear in two films, which of the following isn’t one of them? Instinct? Legends Of The Fall? The Edge?
INSTINCT
10. The vultures in The Jungle Book were originally going to be voiced by The Beatles but John Lennon refused. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Name the four lead actors in Roman Polanski’s Carnage. (one point per correct answer)
JODIE FOSTER / JOHN C REILLY / KATE WINSLET / CHRISTOPH WALTZ
2. How many films Wes Anderson films have been released to date?
NINE
3. Which actor starred in JFK, Lost In Space, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix and Lawless?
GARY OLDMAN
4. What is the name of John Wick’s dog in John Wick?
DAISY
5. What is the title of the World War II film directed by Mel Gibson, starring Andrew Garfield?
HACKSAW RIDGE
6. The following quote is from which film, “There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job’”?
WHIPLASH
7. Who directed 1990’s Miller’s Crossing?
THE COEN BROTHERS (JOEL COEN)
8. Forgetting Sarah Marshall was followed up by which sequel/spin-off?
GET HIM TO THE GREEK
9. Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas and Colin Firth starred in which film?
THE ENGLISH PATIENT
10. The Gareth Edwards’ directed Godzilla was released in which year?
2014


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following did not appear in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button? Tilda Swinton? Mahershala Ali? Bradley Whitford?
BRADLEY WHITFORD
2. Room was released in which year? 2012? 2015? 2017?
2015
3. What is the name of the company that Saito hires Cobb to dismantle in Inception? Devlin-Jones? Fisher-Morrow? Teller-Heilberg?
FISCHER-MORROW
4. The following quote is from which film, “Cross over, children. All are welcome. All welcome. Go into the light”? The Conjuring? Thirteen Ghosts? Poltergeist?
POLTERGEIST
5. Akira is set in which year? 2001? 2019? 2052?
2019
6. Erik Stevens is the villain in which Marvel film? Black Panther? Ant-Man? The Incredible Hulk?
BLACK PANTHER
7. What is the name of the 2009 animated film starring Elijah Wood as a six inch tall rag doll in a steam punk universe? Franklyn? 9? Coraline?
NINE
8. Which Star Trek film is the first and only title in the franchise to not receive a full worldwide cinematic release (going direct to video) due to poor early reviews and box office sales? V: The Final Frontier? XI: Insurrection? X: Nemesis?
STAR TREK V
9. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “The city shines brightest at night”? Friday Night Lights? Bringing Out The Dead? Nightcrawler?
NIGHTCRAWLER
10. Monstro is the name of the whale in Pinocchio. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Mr Turner / The Last Samurai / Vanilla Sky / Hamlet
Poster: Chicken Run
Actor: Timothy Spall


Cinema City Quiz #229

[13 January 2019]


Winning Team:
Singin In The Purple Rain
Genre – Prince’s wet homage to silent cinema

Runners Up:
Requiem For A Wet Dream
Genre – A teenage Jared Leto is coming of age
Let It Go; Or How I Learned My Fart Will Go On
Genre – A sprout obsessed Disney princess learning to let it go
Batman Vs Superman Vs Newman
Genre – Randy Newman helps Clark and Bruce settle their difference by forcing them to gather round the piano and sing “You got a friend in me”
Highway To A Mediocre Score
Genre – A thought-provoking action comedy
Street Shiter IV
Genre – Action comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Requiem For A Dream is an adaptation of which novel?
REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
2. Which Disney animated film is about a young elephant with large ears?
DUMBO
3. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “He taught him the secret to karate lies in the mind and heart, not in the hands”?
THE KARATE KID
4. Who played the title role in 2013’s The Great Gatsby?
LEONARDO DICAPRIO
5. What is the title of the 2016 film wherein Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner make first contact with an alien race?
ARRIVAL
6. The following quote is from which film, “If it bleeds, we can kill it”?
PREDATOR
7. Across The Universe is a musical that runs through the sixties to the songs of which British band?
THE BEATLES
8. Ghostbusters 2 was released in which year?
1989
9. Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis starred in which comedy trilogy?
THE HANGOVER
10. What is the title of Hades’ minions in the 1997 film, Hercules? (one point per correct answer)
PAIN / PANIC


ROUND II: Filming [Songs Written For Films]
1. Rocky III / 1982 / Survivor
2. Toy Story / 1995 / Randy Newman
3. The Breakfast Club / 1985 / Simple Minds
4. Despicable Me 2 / 2013 / Pharrell Williams
5. Top Gun / 1986 / Kenny Loggins
6. Dangerous Minds / 1995 / Coolio feat L.V.
7. Licence To Kill / 1989 / Gladys Knight
8. Scott Pilgrim Vs The World / 2010 / Beck and Nigel Godrich
9. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome / 1985 / Tina Turner
10. Selma / 2014 / John Legend and Common


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The following quote is from which film, “The rage, vengeance, anger, loss, regret, they’re all tremendous motivators. They truly clear the mind. So, I’m good to go”?
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
2. What is the title of the dystopian science fiction film where a life expectancy clock is used as currency, starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried?
IN TIME
3. The Big Short was released in which year?
2015
4. Which 2010 film won best picture at the 2011 Academy Awards?
THE KING’S SPEECH
5. In which film is Cary Grant iconically chased by crop duster while waiting at a bus-stop outside of Chicago?
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
6. Which two actors co-played the lead role in Looper? (one point per correct answer)
JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT / BRUCE WILLIS
7. What is the US title for Zootropolis?
ZOOTOPIA
8. In which film does Matt Damon play Mark Watney?
THE MARTIAN
9. What is the name of the Princess in Brave?
MERIDA OF DUNBROCH
10. The following quote is from which film, “That’s how we’re going to win. Not fighting what we hate. Saving what we love”?
STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII – THE LAST JEDI


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who directed the 1972 version of Solaris? Kirill Serebrennikov? Aleksei Yuryevich German? Andrei Tarkovsky?
ANDREI TARKOVSKY
2. According to the prologue for Wonder Woman what is the name of the weapon left to the Amazons? Earth-Shaker? God-Killer? World-Ender?
GOD-KILLER
3. Who played the role of Count de Rochefort in 1973’s The Three Musketeers? Christopher Lee? Charlton Heston? Richard Dreyfuss?
CHRISTOPHER LEE
4. Which instalment in the Transformers franchise is Dark Of The Moon? Second? Third? Fourth?
THIRD
5. Which of the following did not appear in 2012’s Les Misérables? Sacha Baron Cohen? Eddie Redmayne? Geoffrey Rush?
GEOFFREY RUSH
6. What is Rashomon in the 1950 film of the same name? A city gate? A type of sword? A tribunal system?
A CITY GATE
7. Which of the following is not a found-footage/POV film? Chronicle? Orphan? Troll Hunter?
8. Which Steven Soderbergh film was released in 2011? The Limey? Unsane? Contagion?
CONTAGION
9. Who directed The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button? Paul Thomas Anderson? Gus Van Sant? David Fincher?
DAVID FINCHER
10. The premiere for Martin Scorsese’s Silence was held at the Vatican. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Schindler’s List / Kingdom Of Heaven / Taken 2 / Batman Begins
Poster: Excalibur
Actor: Liam Neeson