Cinema City Film Quiz #223

[07 October 2018]


Winning Team:
The Shawshank Confusion
Genre – Andy Dufresne, Deckard, Harry Potter and Hellboy escape prison through a hole behind a Star Wars poster

Runners Up:
Poster-pocalypto
Genre – A Mayan poster artist must draw art in order to save his failing civilisation
Desperately Seeking Struzan
Genre – Documentary covering Hollywood’s rush to make all movie posters look like the successful ones for Star Wars and Indiana Jones
Desperately Seeking Film Knowledge
Genre – a noir classic about two time travellers who end up in 2018 at a film quiz in Norwich totally clueless as to what’s going on
A Star Is Drawn
Genre – Animated family film
A Star Wars Is Born
Genre – A space opera with signing! Hard drinking country singer Han Solo’s life is changed forever when he meets Like Skywalker, a beautiful young Jedi singer in the Mos Eisley cantina
Loft In Transition
Genre – Bill Murray has a midlife crisis and travels the world with his photo albums and Christmas decorations
The (Not So) Incredibles
Genre – Superhero
Fellowship Of The Onion Ring
Genre – Comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Inglourious Basterds took its title from which 1978 film?
INGLORIOUS BASTARDS
2. What colour are the Na’vi in Avatar?
BLUE
3. What is the name of Sherlock Holmes’ partner, played by Jude Law, in the 2009 Guy Ritchie film Sherlock Holmes?
DR JOHN WATSON
4. Who voiced the role of Baloo in 2016’s The Jungle Book?
BILL MURRAY
5. Jyn Erso is the lead character in which Star Wars film?
ROGUE ONE
6. The Theory Of Everything is a biopic about which individual?
STEPHEN HAWKING
7. Who played the lead role in Roland Emmerich’s 2012?
JOHN CUSACK
8. Maleficent was released in which year?
2014
9. Up There, I’m Super and Blame Canada are songs from which film?
SOUTH PARK: BIGGER, LONGER & UNCUT
10. Who directed The Breakfast Club?
JOHN HUGHES


ROUND II: Filming [Drew Struzan Special]
1. What is the title of the sequel to Blade Runner? Blade Runner 2? Blade Runner 2019? Blade Runner 2049?
BLADE RUNNER 2049
2. The following quote is from which film, “All they found of him was a muddy set of prison clothes, a bar of soap and an old rock hammer damn near worn down to the nub”? Out Of Sight? The Shawshank Redemption? Escape From Alcatraz?
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
3. Which Indiana Jones film is set in 1935? Raiders Of The Lost Ark? Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom? Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade?
INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
4. What is the name of Smollett’s ship in Muppet Treasure Island? Hispaniola? Henrietta? Pequod?
HISPANIOLA
5. What was the nickname given to the electric chair in The Green Mile? The Hot Seat? Big Smoky? Old Sparky?
OLD SPARKY
6. What is the name of the leader of the lost boys in Hook? Rufio? Ace? Pockets? [bonus point for naming who Peter puts in charge at the end of Hook]
RUFIO [Thud Butt]
7. Which 90s pulp comic hero adaptation features a hero nicknamed “the man who never dies”? The Rocketeer? The Shadow? The Phantom?
THE PHANTOM
8. Where do the goonies get their name from in The Goonies? From the school mascot named Goon? Local Oregon slang for children? Their houses are located in an area called the Goon Docks?
THEIR HOUSES ARE LOCATED IN AN AREA CALLED THE GOON DOCKS
9. The following quote is from which film, “There is no good and evil. There is only power and those too weak to seek it”? Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone? Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets? Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban?
HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE
10. At the start of The Crocodile Hunter, the MGM lion is replaced with a crocodile. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Les Miserables takes place over how many years?
SEVENTEEN (1815-1832)
2. What two films did Steven Spielberg direct in 2005? (one point per correct answer)
WAR OF THE WORLDS / MUNICH
3. Which actor played the lead antagonist in Fast & Furious 6?
LUKE EVANS (Owen Shaw)
4. The following is a quote from which film, ” What’s your boggle, friend?”?
DEMOLITION MAN
5. What is the name of the film in which Will Smith plays a professional dating consultant, trying to help Kevin James?
HITCH
6. Tai Lung, Mr Ping and Grand Master Oogway are characters in which film?
KUNG FU PANDA
7. What is the subtitle of the fourth Police Academy film?
CITIZENS ON PATROL
8. Which film starred Anton Yelchin, Patrick Stewart and Imogen Poots?
GREEN ROOM
9. In Coming To America, Prince Akeem Joffer decides to leave Africa and travel to the US on which birthday?
HIS TWENTY FIRST
10. How many dream levels are featured in the main heist at the end of Inception?
FOUR (rainy van chase / hotel / snow fortress / limbo)


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following did not appear in The Cannonball Run? Jackie Chan? Jane Fonda? Dean Martin?
JANE FONDA
2. What was the title of the 1987 live-action He-Man film? He-Man? Heroes Of Grayskull? Masters Of The Universe?
MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE
3. *Batteries Not Included was released in which year? 1981? 1987? 1994?
1987
4. The club, Ray’s Boom Boom Room, is featured in which Eddie Murphy film? Life? Dreamgirls? Harlem Nights?
LIFE
5. Harry And The Hendersons was released as what in the UK? The Missing Link? Bigfoot And The Hendersons? Meet Harry?
BIGFOOT AND THE HENDERSONS
6. What is the name of Kurt Russell’s character in Big Trouble In Little China? Jack Burton? John Ruth? Stephen McCaffrey?
JACK BURTON
7. What instrument is Daryl playing while performing his duet with Jane in The Witches Of Eastwick? Saxophone? Violin? Piano?
PIANO
8. What action is used in The Sting to show that people are in on the con? Tipping your hat? Stroking your chin? Tapping your nose?
TAPPING YOUR NOSE
9. The following quote is from which film, “My partner is a belligerent asshole with his back up against a wall.. and now, so am I”? Drive? LA Confidential? Wall Street?
DRIVE
10. A theatrical sequel to 1996’s Casper was cancelled at the last minute due to new 20th Century Fox executives feeling family films about the supernatural were corrupting children. True or False?
FALSE (two direct to video sequels were released)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: A Few Good Men / Margin Call / Beavis And Butt-Head Do America / Ghost
Poster: St Elmo’s Fire
Actor: Demi Moore


Cinema City Film Quiz #222

[23 September 2018]


Winning Team:
Whine Stein
Genre – Condemnation of a pervert

Runners Up:
Alien Vs Sexual Predator
Genre – Kevin Spacey and Bill Cosby uncover an ancient pyramid buried beneath Miramax Studios. Unbeknownst to them, the pyramid is full of aliens who they then try to have sex with
Close Encounters Of The Turd Kind
Genre – Richard Dreyfus plays Armitage Shanks, who finds himself drawn to a giant decal blockage in the New York sewers
Days Of Fiddlers Past
Genre – Christopher Plummer travels through time replacing actors of dubious moral fibre
Finding Pedo
Genre – Marlin joins a group of fish, catching sexual predators
Armageddon 2: Apple Pie, Time To Die
Genre – When a giant rotten apple appears above Boston, the CIA calls Ben Affleck and his team to drill down into its core and save us all from annihilation
The Mouse With A Clock In Its Balls
Genre – Chronological rodent mayhem
Silent Punning
Genre – TBC


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The musical Hairspray and its 2007 cinematic adaptation are remakes of which 1988 film?
HAIRSPRAY
2. In Lilo & Stitch, which of the title characters is the alien? [bonus point for naming Stitch’s original designation]
STITCH [Experiment 626]
3. How many Austin Powers films have been released to date?
THREE
4. What colour is Nemo in the Pixar film, Finding Nemo? (one point per correct answer)
WHITE / ORANGE
5. Who plays both lead roles as twins in 1998’s The Parent Trap? [bonus point for naming the lead actor in the 1961 original]
LINDSAY LOHAN [Hayley Mills]
6. The following quote is from which film, “The truth is you’re the weak and I am the tyranny of evil men. But I’m trying, Ringo. I’m trying real hard to be the shepherd”?
PULP FICTION
7. Which Mission: Impossible film was directed by John Woo?
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 2
8. Which sport is the central focus of the 1993 coming-of-age comedy, The Sandlot?
BASEBALL
9. What is the name of Kong’s island home in almost all iterations of King Kong?
SKULL ISLAND
10. Who played the role of Queen Victoria in 2009’s The Young Victoria?
EMILY BLUNT


ROUND II: Filming [Films on Rotten Apples]
1. Which spelling is used for the title of Terminator Genisys? Genesis? Genisys? Genysis?
GENISYS
2. Who played the role of Will Scarlet in Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves? Eric Bana? John Cusack? Christian Slater?
CHRISTIAN SLATER
3. What was the title given to Francis Ford Coppola’s director’s cut of Apocalypse Now released in 2001? Apocalypse Now Revived? Apocalypse Now Redux? Apocalypse Now Phoenix?
APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX
4. The following quote is from which film, “If he comes up for anything, it will be to get rid of me. After that, my guess is you’ll never hear from him again”? The Usual Suspects? All The President’s Men? John Wick 2?
THE USUAL SUSPECTS
5. What is the name of the character in Men In Black played by Vincent D’Onofrio? Earl? Enos? Edgar?
EDGAR
6. The pigeon lady in Home Alone 2: Lost In New York squats in the roof of which New York building? Radio City Music Hall? Carnegie Hall? Madison Square Garden?
CARNEGIE HALL
7. What is the name of the film in which Sean Connery and Christian Slater portray fourteenth century monks solving a murder? Chateau Gourdain? The Name Of The Rose? To My Younger Self?
THE NAME OF THE ROSE
8. When Bill first meets death in Meet Joe Black, whose voice does he use? Bill’s? Bill’s father? Bill’s daughter?
BILL’S
9. Which DC film does not appear on Rotten Apples? Man Of Steel? Suicide Squad? Wonder Woman?
WONDER WOMAN
10. Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara’s characters in A Ghost Story are listed as C and M respectively. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Viggo Mortensen, Sean Penn, Al Pacino and Luis Guzman appeared together in which film?
CARLITO’S WAY
2. Mean Girls was released in which year?
2004
3. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “For Harry and Lloyd, every day is a no-brainer”?
DUMB AND DUMBER
4. What is the name of the last human city in The Matrix?
ZION
5. Moulin Rogue! is told in flashback as the film opens with Christian remembering his time in Montmartre. How many years have passed between the events of the film and the opening prologue?
ONE
6. Who voices the role of Sid in the Ice Age franchise?
JOHN LEGUIZAMO
7. What is the name of Christopher Mintz-Plasse’s character in Kick Ass?
CHRIS D’AMICO / RED MIST
8. The following quote is from which film, “Damn it, Spock. God damn it! What you have done is betray every man on the ship”?
STAR TREK V: THE FINAL FRONTIER
9. Which film featured the songs Razzle Dazzle, Funny Honey, Nowadays and I Can’t Do It Alone?
CHICAGO
10. In which film does Ellen Page play a pregnant teenager?
JUNO


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. How many Living Dead films have been directed by George A Romero? 4? 5? 6?
SIX (Night Of The Living Dead, Dawn Of The Dead, Day Of The Dead, Land Of The Dead, Diary Of The Dead, Survival Of The Dead)
2. What is the name of Patrick Swayze’s character in Dirty Dancing? Max Lowe? Jim Cunningham? Johnny Castle?
JOHNNY CASTLE
3. Which Bond film predominantly takes place in Czechoslovakia, Austria, Morocco and Afghanistan? The Living Daylights? Tomorrow Never Dies? For Your Eyes Only?
THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS
4. Which of the following actors did not appear in 2004’s Crash? Brendan Fraser? Jeffrey Wright? Keith David?
JEFFREY WRIGHT
5. How many Shakespearean adaptations has Kenneth Branagh directed to date (excluding 1988’s Twelfth Night)? 5? 7? 9?
FIVE (Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Love’s Labour’s Lost, As You Like It)
6. John Carpenter’s Assault On Precinct 13 was released in which year? 1971? 1976? 1984?
1976
7. Which Coen Brothers film was the first to credit both Joel and Ethan as co-directors? Fargo? The Ladykillers? True Grit? [bonus point for naming which brother was listed as sole director before then]
THE LADYKILLERS [Joel]
8. What is the name given to muggles in the United States in Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them? No-Maj? Rubes? Wizless?
NO-MAJ
9. Who replaced Keanu Reeves in Speed 2? Jason Patric? Billy Zane? Tom Everett Scott?
JASON PATRIC
10. The roles of Einstein and Copernicus, Doc’s dogs in Back To The Future, were portrayed by the same dog. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Toy Story 2 / Addams Family Values / Grosse Point Blank / School Of Rock
Poster: Snatched
Actor: Joan Cusack


Cinema City Film Quiz #221

[09 September 2018]


Winning Team:
Look Who’s A Baby Genius Now: The Revenge!
Genre – A zero-point mashup

Runners Up:
Ketch-Up With Me If You Can
Genre – Leonardo DiCaprio masquerades as a beans and sauce magnate whilst pursued by Tom(ato) Hanks
Uwe Boll Of Tomatoes
Genre – Directed by Uwe Boll; a bowl of tomatoes slowly rots, a testament to his career
Badfellas
Genre – Comedy about inept mobsters
Indiana’s Bone & The Temple Of Poon
Genre – Blue film


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Dorothy and her companions travel to the Emerald City in search of whom in The Wizard Of Oz?
THE WIZARD OF OZ
2. Who played respective the lead roles in La La Land? (one point per correct answer)
RYAN GOSLING / EMMA STONE
3. What was the name of the film starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts?
GRAVITY
4. Who starred in and directed Citizen Kane?
ORSON WELLES
5. What is the subtitle of the fourth Mad Max film?
FURY ROAD
6. What colour is Disgust in Pixar’s Inside Out?
GREEN
7. The Babadook is set in which country?
AUSTRALIA
8. What was the title of the third and final Wolverine solo film?
LOGAN
9. Which Ridley Scott film was released in 1979 and launched a franchise containing three sequels, two prequels and two crossover spin-offs?
ALIEN
10. Which central Avengers character plays a large supporting role in Spider-Man: Homecoming?
IRON MAN / TONY STARK


ROUND II: Filming [Less Than 10% On Rotten Tomatoes Special]
1. What was the title of the Sony animated film about emojis? Phone World? Express Yourself? The Emoji Movie?
THE EMOJI MOVIE
2. Who played the lead role in Mathieu Kassovitz’s Babylon AD? Bruce Willis? Vin Diesel? Chris Hemsworth?
VIN DIESEL
3. Which Big Momma’s House film has the lowest rating on Rotten Tomatoes? Big Momma’s House? Big Momma’s House 2? Big Momma’s: Like Father, Like Son?
BIG MOMMA’S: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON (BMH3 5%, BMH2 6% BMH 30%)
4. Beverley Hills Cop 3 was released in which year? 1990? 1994? 1998?
1994
5. Which Scary Movie film is the only one not to feature Anna Faris as Cindy Campbell or Regina Hall as Brenda Meeks? Scary Movie 2? Scary Movie 4? Scary Movie 5?
SCARY MOVIE 5
6. M Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender is based on which animated show? After World? Armageddon? Avatar?
AVATAR
7. What is the name of the failing school in Sister Act 2? St Ignatius High? St Bartholomew School? St Francis Academy?
ST FRANCIS ACADEMY
8. Who directed The Number 23 starring Jim Carrey? Joel Schumacher? Paul Verhoeven? Gus Van Sant?
JOEL SCHUMACHER
9. What is the name of the 2013 film starring Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Amber Heard, Harrison Ford and Richard Dreyfuss that has 7% on Rotten Tomatoes? Paranoia? Chain? Last Call?
PARANOIA
10. Most of Batgirl’s scenes in Batman & Robin were cut because Alicia Silverstone gained weight during production and the wardrobe team had trouble refitting her costume. True or False?
TRUE (Joel Schumacher confronted reporters when the story leaked for attacking Silverstone’s weight gain)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Name the dwarves in Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs. (one point per correct answer)
SLEEPY / BASHFUL / GRUMPY / SNEEZY / HAPPY / DOC / DOPEY
2. Spell Wonder Woman’s homeland of Themyscira.
THEMYSCIRA
3. Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Liev Schreiber and Rachel McAdams appeared together in which film?
SPOTLIGHT
4. Which Steven Spielberg film was released in 1975?
JAWS
5. What is the title of the Oscar winning film about American diplomats trapped in Iran during the Iranian Revolution?
ARGO
6. Richard Linklater’s Boyhood was shot over how many years?
TWELVE
7. The 1998 short story Story Of Your Life was adapted into which 2016 science fiction film?
ARRIVAL
8. Which Disney animated film was released in between Big Hero 6 and Moana?
ZOOTOPIA
9. What is the name of the hypnotic void in Get Out?
THE SUNKEN PLACE
10. How many years pass between Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes and War For The Planet Of The Apes?
TWO


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What name is given to the tiger in Life Of Pi? Edward Smith? Donald Greaves? Richard Parker?
RICHARD PARKER
2. What is the title of the sequel to 1931’s Frankenstein? Son Of Frankenstein? Bride Of Frankenstein? Revenge Of Frankenstein? [bonus point for naming the release year]
BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN [1935]
3. What colour are Randy’s wrestling tights in The Wrestler (specifically the final fight)? Pink? Green? Yellow?
GREEN
4. The Hurt Locker was released in which year? 2006? 2009? 2011?
2009
5. What is the name of the ship in King Kong? Venture? Majestic? Courage?
VENTURE
6. Who played the lead role in All About Eve? Ava Gardner? Ginger Rogers? Bette Davis?
BETTE DAVIS
7. The following quote is from which film, “I am a Comanche. Do you know what it means? It means Enemy To Everyone”? Flags Of Our Fathers? The Searchers? Hell Or High Water?
HELL OR HIGH WATER
8. The final battle in Seven Samurai takes place in what kind of weather condition? Rain? Snow? Heatwave?
RAIN
9. Orion produced films like The Terminator, Amadeus, Platoon and The Silence Of The Lambs but which major studio distributed its films? Paramount? Warner Bros? Columbia?
WARNER BROS
10. The 1990 adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches has a rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Escape From New York / Halloween 2 / A Fish Called Wanda / True Lies
Poster: From Up On Poppy Hill
Actor: Jamie Lee Curtis


Cinema City Film Quiz #220

[26 August 2018]


Winning Team:
ALL FIVE TEAM NAMES REGRETTABLY LOST; my bad


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. How many Dalmatians do George and Jane end up with at the end of One Hundred And One Dalmatians?
ONE HUNDRED AND ONE
2. “Grease is the word” is the poster tagline for which film?
GREASE
3. Which animation studio released Monsters Inc in 2001?
PIXAR
4. What is the title of the sequel to The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers?
THE LEGEND OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING
5. Which two actors played the respective title roles in Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid? (one point per correct answer)
PAUL NEWMAN / ROBERT REDFORD
6. What is the title of the Jon Turtletaub film about Nicolas Cage stealing the declaration of independence?
NATIONAL TREASURE
7. Who played the role of Uncle Fester in The Addams Family and The Addams Family Values?
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD
8. How many Scary Movie films have been released to date?
FIVE
9. Who played the lead role in Enter The Dragon?
BRUCE LEE
10. The following is a quote from which film, “Nobody puts Baby in the corner”?
DIRTY DANCING


ROUND II: Filming [Geographical Location Titles Special]
1. Which Bond film followed From Russia With Love? Goldfinger? Thunderball? Dr No?
GOLDFINGER
2. Who directed 2008’s Australia? John Hillcoat? Baz Luhrmann? George Miller?
BAZ LUHRMANN
3. Munich was released in which year? 2002? 2005? 2007?
2005
4. What type of animal is Marty, the character voiced by Chris Rock, in Madagascar? Lion? Giraffe? Zebra?
ZEBRA
5. Who plays the lead role in the martial arts series Once Upon A Time In China? Jackie Chan? Jet Li? Donnie Yen?
JET LI (later replaced by Vincent Zhao
6. This Is England is set in which year? 1983? 1986? 1990?
1983
7. Who directed 1984’s A Passage To India? David Lean? John Boorman? Richard Attenborough?
DAVID LEAN
8. The following quote is from which film, “I’ve been on my own since I was 18. I never really fit in, even in the army”? Captain America: The First Avenger? Captain America: Winter Soldier? Captain America: Civil War?
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
9. How many clones of Hitler are made and adopted in The Boys From Brazil? 64? 94? 124?
NINETY FOUR
10. 2016’s Train To Busan was South Korea’s first mainstream release to feature zombies. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Name the three titles in Sergio Leone’s Dollar Trilogy. (one point per correct answer)
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS / FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE / THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
2. Dante is the name of the dog in which Pixar film?
COCO
3. Mark Ruffalo, Channing Tatum and Steve Carrell appeared together in which film?
FOXCATCHER
4. Which of the five DCEU films is the lowest grossing to date?
JUSTICE LEAGUE
5. What is the title of the film in which Viggo Mortensen played Sigmund Freud and Michael Fassbender played Carl Jung?
A DANGEROUS METHOD
6. The Castle Of Cagliostro was released in which year?
1979
7. What is the name of the cinematic universe made up of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films?
WIZARDING WORLD
8. The following is a quote from which film, “Yes, they do let women do some things at NASA, Mr Johnson, and it’s not because we wear skirts, it’s because we wear glasses. Have a good day”?
HIDDEN FIGURES
9. In Colossal, Gloria manifests as a kaiju in South Korea, when she walks through which area of town?
PLAYGROUND
10. Which film featured Ben Stiller, Tim Robbins, Jack Black, John C Reilly, and Colin Hanks?
TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. How many of the 8 Nightmare On Elm Street films did Wes Craven direct? 1? 2? 3?
TWO (A Nightmare On Elm Street / Wes Craven’s New Nightmare)
2. Doc’s dance with Clara in Back To The Future Part III is a cover of a song by which band? ZZ Top? Aerosmith? Lynyrd Skynyrd?
ZZ TOP
3. The following quote is from which film, “You may dispense with the pleasantries commander, I am here to put you back on schedule”? Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World? The Right Stuff? Return Of The Jedi?
RETURN OF THE JEDI
4. Apocalypto is set in which contemporary country? Mexico? El Salvador? Belize?
MEXICO (Veracruz)
5. Which of the following films did not feature Kevin Bacon? Planes, Trains and Automobiles? Frost/Nixon? Flatliners (2017)?
FLATLINERS (2017)
6. Which of the following did not appear in Bone Tomahawk? David Arquette? Matthew Fox? Vince Vaughn?
VINCE VAUGHN
7. Bad Lieutenant was released in which year? 1979? 1986? 1992?
1992
8. The Big Sick is set in which US city? Chicago? San Francisco? Atlanta?
CHICAGO
9. What was the title of Oliver Stone’s film about George W. Bush? George? W? Bush? [bonus point for naming the actor who plays Bush]
W [Josh Brolin]
10. In addition to Bollywood, India has many nicknames for different sections of its film industry such as Tollywood, Lollywood, Dhallywood and Kariwood. True or False?
TRUE (there are around thirteen different divisions based on language, content and region)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Batman Forever / Wayne’s World 2 / E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial / 50 First Dates
Poster: Titan A.E.
Actor: Drew Barrymore


Cinema City Film Quiz #219

[12 August 2018]


Winning Team:
Dude, Where’s My Avenger
Genre – A comedy of infinite proportions

Runners Up:
Gone Grill
Genre – Dyslexic bar-b-q owner, Ben Affleck, wakes to find his barbecue missing and that he is the number one suspect. Spoilers; the grill had grill-napped itself
The Vanishing
Genre – *the title was written and partially rubbed out*
Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: A Documentary
Genre – Uri Geller assembles a real-life magician dream team to wipe the collective memory of film-goers everywhere who saw the Now You See Me films


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. How many miners befriend/enslave Snow White in Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
SEVEN
2. What are the titles of the Dark Knight trilogy (one point per correct answer)
BATMAN BEGINS / THE DARK KNIGHT / THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
3. Who played the title role in Pretty Woman?
JULIA ROBERTS
4. The colony in A Bug’s Life is made up of what type of insect?
ANTS
5. What colour is James Kirk’s uniform in Star Trek Into Darkness? (one point per correct answer)
YELLOW / GREY (ship uniform / officer’s uniform)
6. What is the name of Vin Diesel’s character in The Fast And The Furious?
DOMINIC TORETTO
7. Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves first starred together in which film?
BILL AND TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE
8. The following quote is from which film, “This is Natalya. She is my sister. She is number four prostitute in all of Kazakhstan”?
BORAT
9. Who composed the respective scores for Spider-Man, Batman, Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Justice League?
DANNY ELFMAN
10. Titanic is set in which decade?
NINETEEN TENS


ROUND II: Filming [Missing People/Disappearance Special]
1. Who directed Prisoners? Duncan Jones? Denis Villeneuve? Sam Menses?
DENIS VILLENEUVE
2.The Silence Of The Lambs was released in which year? 1989? 1991? 1993?
1991
3. Gone Baby Gone is set in which US city? New York? Baltimore? Boston?
BOSTON
4. Which of the following did not appear in Shutter Island? Mark Ruffalo? Max Von Sydow? Michael Caine?
MICHAEL CAINE
5. How many years passed between the Swedish and American releases of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo? 2? 4? 7?
TWO
6. 2006’s Silent Hill is an adaptation of the video game of the same name that was released exclusively on which console? PlayStation? XBox? Dreamcast?
PLAYSTATION
7. Who played the British academic scientist in 1998’s Phantoms, alongside Rose McGowan and Ben Affleck? Patrick Stewart? Peter O’Toole? Richard Harris?
PETER O’TOOLE
8. What is the title of the 1938 Alfred Hitchcock film about a young lady looking for her missing travelling companion on a train? The Lady Vanishes? The Empty Seat? Ticket For One?
THE LADY VANISHES
9. What is the name given to the quarantined zone in Alex Garland’s Annihilation? The Shimmer? Alpha Site? The Barrier?
THE SHIMMER
10. Ron Howard was fired from 2003’s The Missing but as most of the film was shot and the new director was more difficult to work with, Howard was re-hired. True or False?
FALSE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What did Stanley Kubrick direct in between The Shining and Eyes Wide Shut?
FULL METAL JACKET
2. What is the prince’s name in Beauty And The Beast?
ADAM
3. Who directed the 1995 remake of Village Of The Damned?
JOHN CARPENTER
4. How many films have Russell Crowe and Leonardo Di Caprio appeared in together?
TWO (The Quick And The Dead / Body Of Lies)
5. What two words are written on the pupil’s eyelids in Raiders Of The Lost Ark?
LOVE YOU
6. Aladdin was released in 1992 in America. What year was it released in the UK?
1993
7. Al Pacino played the role of Carlito Brigante in which film?
CARLITO’S WAY
8. The following quote is from which film, “You could learn from this guy, Gaff. He’s a goddamn one man slaughterhouse”?
BLADE RUNNER
9. What is Jean Val-Jean’s serial number in Les Miserables?
24601
10. What are the titles of the two Disney films that featured Angela Lansbury? (one point per correct answer)
BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS / BEAUTY AND THE BEAST


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. How many presents does Dudley receive in Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone? 22? 36? 48?
THIRTY SIX
2. In which film did Robin Williams play English teacher John Keating? Seize The Day? Dead Again? Dead Poet’s Society?
DEAD POET’S SOCIETY
3. What is the title of the 2013 Boston marathon bombing film starring Mark Wahlberg? Lone Survivor? Patriot’s Day? Mile 22?
PATRIOT’S DAY
4. Who voices the role of the Wolf Man in Hotel Transylvania? Steve Buscemi? David Spade? Kevin James?
STEVE BUSCEMI
5. Who directed Stand By Me? Rob Reiner? Tobe Hooper? Frank Darabont?
ROB REINER
6. Which of the following is not a Godzilla film? Monster Invasion From Below? Godzilla Raids Again? Destroy All Monsters?
MONSTER INVASION FROM BELOW
7. Robocop was released in which year? 1984? 1987? 1989?
1987
8. Which of the following did not appear in Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods And Kings? John Turturro? Jeff Goldblum? Sigourney Weaver?
JEFF GOLDBLUM
9. Which infinity stone was housed in Loki’s sceptre in The Avengers? Mind? Space? Time?
MIND
10. Steven Spielberg never records director’s commentaries for DVD or Blu-Ray. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Pearl Harbour / Underworld: Evolution / The Aviator / Total Recall
Poster: Much Ado About Nothing
Actor: Kate Beckinsale


Cinema City Film Quiz #218

[29 July 2018]


Winning Team:
Chips, Dips, Chains, Whips, Hicks
Genre – Corporal Hicks throws a kinky party for Ripley and the marines. The alien queen eats the food and a golden ball hovers near her as they all shout, “Get away from her you snitch”

Runners Up:
First Team Name (The Allegations Are Untrue) / Second, Better Team Name
Genre – Meta
Carry On Casting
Genre – A film producer continually loses his stars and so must recast.. even as filming is almost over
Jaws 2
Genre – It’s a different shark
The Mask Of Crispin Glover
Genre – The story of a man whose face gets stolen
Fairly Bobbins
Genre – Nanny in below average caper


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the cursed board game in Jumanji?
JUMANJI
2. Who plays the lead role in the Die Hard franchise?
BRUCE WILLIS
3. What is the name of the school for witchcraft and wizardry that Harry Potter attends in the franchise of the same name?
HOGWARTS
4. The following quote is from which film, “I’ll get you my pretty, and your little dog too”?
THE WIZARD OF OZ
5. What is the name of M’s secretary in the James Bond franchise?
MISS (EVE/JANE) MONEYPENNY
6. Which Disney animated film was released in 1992?
ALADDIN
7. What animal is Kaa in The Jungle Book?
PYTHON
8. Comic duo Stan & Ollie were more commonly known by which alias?
LAUREL AND HARDY
9. Which playwright does Johnny Depp portray in Finding Neverland?
JM BARRIE
10. Which film franchise features Sylvester Stallone in each of its eight instalments?
ROCKY


ROUND II: Filming [Actors recast at the last minute Special]
1. Who was originally cast in the title role in Django Unchained? Cuba Gooding Jr? Idris Elba? Will Smith?
WILL SMITH
2. How many Shrek films have been released to date (excluding spin-offs and shorts)? 3? 4? 5?
FOUR
3. Raiders Of The Lost Ark was released in which year? 1981? 1983? 1985?
1981
4. The following quote is from which film, “Have you ever been in a situation where you knew you had to act in a certain way but when you got there you didn’t know if you could go through with it”? Minority Report? Back To The Future? Wall Street?
BACK TO THE FUTURE
5. Which character did not appear in X-Men? Pyro? Jubilee? Leech?
LEECH
6. Which of the following appears on the ATM in American Psycho? Insufficient funds? Feed me a stray cat? This isn’t real, you know?
FEED ME A STRAY CAT
7. Excluding the 9 ring-wraiths, how many characters feature on The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring theatrical release poster? 11? 14? 18?
ELEVEN (Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, Arwen, Galadriel, Legolas, Boromir, Gimli, Samwise, Pippin, Merry)
8. Who was set to play the lead role in 50/50 before Joseph Gordon-Levitt was cast? James McAvoy? Cillian Murphy? Tom Hardy?
JAMES MCAVOY
9. What was the last word in the poster tagline for The Godfather Part III, “All the power on earth can’t change..”? Destiny? Family? History?
DESTINY
10. The highest grossing film of every year since 2002 has been a sequel or prequel. True or False?
FALSE (2009 and 2013 weren’t)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What was the title of the 1999 British independent film about the drug and club scene starring John Simm?
HUMAN TRAFFIC
2. Which film did Christian Bale win an Oscar for?
THE FIGHTER
3. What does Steve McQueen have tattooed on his chest in Papillon?
BUTTERFLY (which is Papillon in French)
4. The following quote is from which film, “He punched the highlights out of her hair”?
SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD
5. Which hand does Luke Skywalker lose in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back?
RIGHT
6. The Golden Bear prize is awarded at which film festival?
INTERNATIONALE FILMFESTSPIELE BERLIN
7. Which actor appeared in JFK, True Romance, The Dark Knight Rises and Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes?
GARY OLDMAN
8. What did Joss Whedon direct in between The Avengers and Avengers: Age Of Ultron?
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (also the Captain America: Winter Soldier post credits scene)
9. Who plays the role of King Charles II in The Libertine?
JOHN MALKOVICH
10. Casablanca was released in which year?
1942


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the name of Master Shifu’s elite group in Kung Fu Panda? Martial Warriors? Action Team Go? Furious Five?
FURIOUS FIVE
2. Which musketeer was portrayed by Oliver Reed in 1973’s The Three Musketeers? Aramis? Athos? Porthos?
ATHOS
3. The following quote is from which film, “Every man has a price which he is willing to accept. Even for that which he hopes never to sell”? Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest? POTC: At World’s End? POTC: On Stranger Tides?
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST
4. Which of the following did not appear in Paul Feig’s Bridesmaids? Terry Crews? Anna Kendrick? Matt Lucas?
ANNA KENDRICK
5. Which film was the first to be dubbed a “summer blockbuster”? The Sting? Jaws? Star Wars?
JAWS
6. Who directed The Exorcist? George Roy Hill? William Friedkin? Franklin J Schaffner?
WILLIAM FRIEDKIN
7. What is the name of the company that Miles Dyson works for in Terminator 2: Judgment Day? Virtucon? Sirius? Cyberdyne?
CYBERDYNE
8. Who played the female lead in Top Gun? Elisabeth Shue? Valeria Golino? Kelly McGillis?
KELLY MCGILLIS
9. Grease is set in which year? 1953? 1955? 1958?
1958
10. Cars was both Paul Newman’s final film and his highest grossing film. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Life Of Pi / Slumdog Millionaire / The Amazing Spider-Man / Jurassic World
Poster: Inferno
Actor: Irrfan Khan


Cinema City Film Quiz #217

[15 July 2018]


Winning Team:
The Nightmare After New Year
Genre – Jack Skellington breaks out the hydra teeth after Halloweentown’s New Year’s party

Runners Up:
Seven Osteopaths
genre – A down on his luck screenwriter becomes embroiled in LA’s medical underworld after kidnapping the skeleton of Colin Farrell’s dog
Bonejangles N Harmony
Genre – A ‘humerus’ tale about Bonejangles joining an RNB (rhythm and bones) group


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. 2017’s It is based on which Stephen King novel?
IT
2. The Great Escape is set during which military conflict?
WORLD WAR II
3. Jim Carrey played the role of The Riddler in which film?
BATMAN FOREVER
4. Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore and Giovanni Ribisi starred in which Steven Spielberg film?
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
5. What is the title of the Danny Boyle zombie film starring Cillian Murphy?
28 DAYS LATER
6. Which Monty Python film tells the story of King Arthur and the knights of the round table?
MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL
7. The Matrix was released in which year?
1999
8. What is the name of Dick Van Dyke’s character in Mary Poppins?
BERT
9. Who directed Snatch?
GUY RITCHIE
10. Commodus, Lucilla, Antonius Proximo and Maximus Decimus Meridius are characters in which film?
GLADIATOR


ROUND II: Filming [Skeletons Special]
1. Pixar’s Coco is set in which country? Brazil? Mexico? Argentina?
MEXICO
2. Who composed the score for The Nightmare Before Christmas? John Williams? Danny Elfman? Hans Zimmer?
DANNY ELFMAN
3. Which of the following actors has not played Hamlet on film? Mel Gibson? Tim Roth? Ethan Hawke?
TIM ROTH
4. What is the subtitle of the sequel to Ghost Rider? Road To Damnation? Spirit Of Vengeance? Vicious Cycle?
SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE
5. Jason And The Argonauts was released in which year? 1958? 1963? 1971?
1963
6. Which Dinosaur in Jurassic Park did Steven Spielberg claim was “the star of the movie,” rewriting scenes to feature it more? Brachiosaurus? Velociraptor? Tyrannosaurus Rex?
TYRANNOSAURUS REX
7. The following quote is from which film, “One possible future, from your point of view. I don’t know tech stuff”? The Terminator? Terminator 3? Terminator Genisys?
THE TERMINATOR
8. What was the poster tagline for Army Of Darkness? Good. Bad. He’s the guy with the gun? Trapped in time, surrounded by evil, low on gas? One man, one mission, one boomstick?
TRAPPED IN TIME, SURROUNDED BY EVIL, LOW ON GAS
9. The cosmic key is a mcguffin device in which film? Mortal Kombat? The Book Of Life? Masters Of The Universe?
MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE
10. Among Johnny Depp’s many suggestions for Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl, he wanted Jack Sparrow to have no nose and be afraid of pepper. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Who starred in The African Queen, Angels With Dirty Faces and The Maltese Falcon?
HUMPHREY BOGART
2. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Fear can hold you prisoner, hope can set you free”?
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
3. Who played the role of Desi Collings in Gone Girl?
NEIL PATRICK HARRIS
4. The following quote is from which film, “Ryan, some things in here don’t react well to bullets. Yeah, like me. I don’t react well to bullets”?
THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER
5. Which two Pixar films came out in between Wall-E and Cars 2? (one point per correct answer)
UP / TOY STORY 3
6. Rollo Tomasi is an alias given to an unidentified killer in which film?
LA CONFIDENTIAL
7. Leon is set in which city?
NEW YORK CITY
8. Travis, Iris, Betsy, Sport and Wizard are characters in which 70s film?
TAXI DRIVER
9. Who composed the score for Blade Runner?
VANGELIS
10. The theatrical release poster for Pulp Fiction is styled like an old pulp novel, complete with worn edges and a price tag. How much is listed on the tag?
TEN CENTS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following actors has not appeared in a Christopher Nolan film? Anton Yelchin? Aidan Gillen? Pete Postlethwaite?
ANTON YELCHIN
2. After Adonis’ first match in 2015’s Creed, what are Adonis, Rocky and Bianca watching on TV? Raging Bull? Boyz N The Hood? Skyfall?
SKYFALL
3. The Princess Bride was released in which year? 1981? 1985? 1987?
1987
4. Who played the role of Max Taber in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest? Christopher Lloyd? Danny DeVito? Brad Dourif?
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD
5. The following quote is from which film, “If the headline is big enough, it makes the news big enough”? All The President’s Men? Citizen Kane? Spotlight?
CITIZEN KANE
6. How many years has Joy been imprisoned at the start of Room? 5? 7? 10?
SEVEN
7. Which Chan-wook Park film tells the story of an investigation into a shooting between North and South Korean border guards? Thirst? The Moon Is The Sun’s Dream? JSA?
JSA: JOINT SECURITY AREA
8. In Amadeus, while attending a fancy dress party with his wife and father, Mozart dresses as which animal? Bull? Dragon? Unicorn?
UNICORN
9. Who is the first crewman to die in Alien? Dallas? Brett? Kane?
KANE
10. To see which studios were actually reading the script for Good Will Hunting, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon added a sex scene between their characters halfway through. True or False?
TRUE (and the only one who mentioned it was Miramax)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid / The Big Lebowski / The Golden Compass / Tombstone
Poster: Gettysburg
Actor: Sam Elliott


Cinema City Film Quiz #216

[01 July 2018]


Winning Team:
Asses Of Fire 2: Ass Flame Zarathustra
Genre – Philosophical fart flames of pretension

Runners Up:
You’re Fired
Genre – Political drama
Elmo’s Fire
Genre – After Oscar the Grouch is murdered and his bin set on fire, alcoholic detective Elmo returns to the bario to crack the case. Noteworthy for the infamous Big Bird water-boarding scene
Backdraft 2: Firefarter
Genre – The crew learn the real meaning of a draft from the back.. side, as they face off against a flatulent arsonist


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Darren Aronofsky’s Noah tells the story of which biblical character?
NOAH
2. Who directed Jaws?
STEVEN SPIELBERG
3. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet first appeared together in which film?
TITANIC
4. What is the name of Orlando Bloom’s character in the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise?
WILL TURNER
5. Who played the lead role in Chinatown?
JACK NICHOLSON
6. Which Kevin Costner film is set in a dystopian future where the polar ice caps melted and covered the earth in water?
WATERWORLD
7. What is the title of the cold war submarine action thriller starring Alec Baldwin and Sean Connery?
THE HUNT FOR THE RED OCTOBER
8. Troy is an adaptation of which classic poem?
THE ILIAD
9. The Perfect Storm, starring George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg, was released in which year?
2000
10. What is the full title of Stanley Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove?
DR STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB


ROUND II: Filming [Fire Special]
1. What is the title of the sequel to Pixar’s Planes? Planes: Supersonic? Planes: Air Police? Planes: Fire And Rescue?
PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE
2. Which X-Men film opened with a scene featuring Nightcrawler? Logan? X-Men: Apocalypse? X2?
X2
3. The Towering Inferno was released in which year? 1974? 1979? 1983?
1974
4. Man On Fire is set in which country? USA? Mexico? Brazil?
MEXICO
5. Who directed 2017’s Free Fire? Martin McDonagh? Edgar Wright? Ben Wheatley?
BEN WHEATLEY
6. Who plays the role of Kurt Russell’s character’s father in flashback in Backdraft? Robert De Niro? Donald Sutherland? Kurt Russell?
KURT RUSSELL
7. The following quote is from which film, “I have come to love that little tap of the fingernail against the syringe. Tap, tap, tap.”? Trainspotting? Hannibal? The English Patient?
THE ENGLISH PATIENT
8. The majority of Reign Of Fire is set in which year? 2018? 2020? 2023?
2020
9. Which of the following did not appear in 1987’s Roxanne? Shelley Duvall? Damon Wayans? Lance Henriksen?
LANCE HENRIKSEN
10. Christopher Lee appeared in The Wicker Man for free. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Journey To The Centre Of The Earth was released in which year?
1959 (ignoring the 1988 and 2008 versions)
2. Bruce Willis played the role of Harry S Stamper in which film?
ARMAGEDDON
3. What did Steven Spielberg direct in 1977?
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND
4. Which Roger Donaldson directed disaster film came out in 1997 in direct competition with Volcano?
DANTE’S PEAK
5. Who played the lead role in The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill And Came Down A Mountain?
HUGH GRANT
6. The following quote is from which film, “Oh here he comes. Well, here I come. Hello John. Say hello.”?
JURASSIC PARK
7. What is Lawrence Of Arabia’s runtime?
222 MINUTES (3hrs 42mins)
8. Which film depicts a series of earthquakes hitting California, interrupting a LA fire rescue pilot’s holiday with his daughter to San Francisco?
SAN ANDREAS
9. Tremors was released in which year?
1990
10. In which film does Ryan Reynolds play Paul Conroy, a kidnapped American truck driver working in Iraq?
BURIED


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which character does Dorothy meet first in The Wizard Of Oz? The Tin Man? The Scarecrow? The Cowardly Lion?
THE SCARECROW
2. Flight Of The Phoenix is set in which North African country? Libya? Morocco? Algeria?
LIBYA
3. What is the name of Woody’s horse in Toy Story 2? Silver? Bullseye? Sandy?
BULLSEYE
4. At the start of The Wind That Shakes The Barley, Damien O’Donovan is set to leave Ireland to work as what? Doctor? Sailor? Barrister?
DOCTOR
5. The following quote is from which film, “In a severe lightning storm, you want to grab your ankles and stick your butt in the air”? Twister? Flubber? Geostorm?
TWISTER
6. Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises was released in Japan in 2013. What year was it released in the west? 2014? 2016? 2017?
2014
7. 1981’s Gallipoli follows young soldiers fighting for which nation during World War I? Australia? Canada? Great Britain?
AUSTRALIA
8. Which of the following appeared in Rear Window? Ingrid Bergman? Tippi Hedren? Grace Kelly?
GRACE KELLY
9. Who directed Blow, Life and Beautiful Girls? Mathieu Kassovitz? Ted Demme? David Dobkin?
TED DEMME
10. The first teaser trailer for Star Wars was voiced by William Shatner. True or False?
FALSE (although it does sound a lot like him)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Social Network / Batman v Superman / Now You See Me 2 / The Double
Poster: Rio
Actor: Jesse Eisenberg


Cinema City Film Quiz #215

[17 June 2018]


Winning Team:
Benedictus Cunninglingus
Genre – An actor’s tongue knows no limits

Runners Up:
Jeremy Irons… His Pants
Genre – Jeremy Irons plays an ancient Japanese vocal coach who teaches Keira Knightley to speak proper via a series of menial household chores
Je N’Ais Pas Un Quiz Nom
Genre – Lingual art-house


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The Lone Wolf And Cub films are based on which manga series?
LONE WOLF AND CUB
2. In Liar Liar, what is Jim Carrey’s character incapable of doing, thanks to his son’s birthday wish?
LIE
3. What is the title of the sequel to Finding Nemo?
FINDING DORY
4. How many Godfather films have been released to date?
THREE
5. Who directed Invictus, Mystic River and The Outlaw Josey Wales?
CLINT EASTWOOD
6. Who played the lead role in Father Of The Bride?
STEVE MARTIN
7. Jack Nicholson played the role of Jack Torrence in which horror adaptation?
THE SHINING
8. Unbreakable was released in which year?
2000
9. What is the name of Sean Connery’s character in Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade?
HENRY JONES SNR
10. In which film does Jon Voight play a male prostitute, living with a con man played by Dustin Hoffman?
MIDNIGHT COWBOY


ROUND II: Filming [British Actors Doing Non-British Accents Special]
1. [Alan Rickman] What is the name of Alan Rickman’s character in Die Hard? Colonel Stuart? Simon Gruber? Hans Gruber?
HANS GRUBER
2. [Benedict Cumberbatch] Which Avenger cameos in the mid-credits sequence at the end of Doctor Strange? Steve Rogers? Thor Odinson? Bruce Banner?
3. [Idris Elba] What is the subtitle to the 2013 biopic, Mandela? Long Walk To Freedom? No Easy Walk To Freedom? Dare Not Linger?
LONG WALK TO FREEDOM
4. [Daniel Day Lewis] Which of the following did not appear in Lincoln? Adam Driver? Andrew Garfield? Joseph Gordon-Levitt?
ANDREW GARFIELD
5. [David Oyelowo] Who directed The Last King Of Scotland? Kevin Macdonald? Neil Marshall? Tony Gilroy?
6. [Daniel Kaluuya] What is Chris’ profession in Get Out? Architect? Waiter? Photographer?
PHOTOGRAPHER
7. [Anthony Hopkins] The Silence Of The Lambs was released in which year? 1990? 1991? 1992?
1991
8. [John Boyega] What is the name of the salt-covered planet with an abandoned rebel base in Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Crait? Dathomir? Jakku?
CRAIT
9. [Kate Winslet] Which director did not act as producer on Stephen Daldry’s The Reader? Anthony Minghella? Sydney Pollack? Neil Jordan?
NEIL JORDAN
10. [Daniel Craig] The lead character in the 1998 comic Road To Perdition was drawn with the likeness of Tom Hanks, who was coincidentally cast in the lead role in the 2002 film of the same name. True or False?
FALSE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film featured Toni Collette, Bryan Cranston, Greg Kinnear and Steve Carell?
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
2. The 1948 classic Bicycle Thieves is set in which country?
ITALY
3. The following quote is from which film, “You have forgotten who you are and so have forgotten me. Look inside yourself, you are more than what you have become”?
THE LION KING
4. What did Wes Anderson direct in between Rushmore and The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou?
THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS
5. The Pursuit Of Happyness is set in which decade?
NINETEEN EIGHTIES
6. Viggo Mortensen appeared in which John Hillcoat adaptation of a Cormac McCarthy novel?
THE ROAD
7. Which universal classic horror film did James Whale direct in 1931?
FRANKENSTEIN
8. Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal played the co-leads in which 2013 film?
PRISONERS
9. Who directed The Tree Of Life?
TERRENCE MALICK
10. Which child actress/singer appeared in Tim Burton’s 2003 film Big Fish credited under her birth name of Destiny?
MILEY CYRUS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the title of the Sofia Coppola film about an actor suffering an existential crisis starring Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning? Nowhere? Everywhere? Somewhere?
SOMEWHERE
2. Which Pixar film doesn’t feature the Pizza Planet delivery truck? Monsters Inc? Finding Nemo? The Incredibles?
THE INCREDIBLES
3. Which of the following did not star Audrey Hepburn? Send Me No Flowers? Sabrina? Paris When It Sizzles?
SEND ME NO FLOWERS
4. Who played the lead role in To Kill A Mockingbird? Gregory Peck? Rock Hudson? Cary Grant?
GREGORY PECK
5. The following quote is from which film, “Let me understand. They’d put up all the money, I’d do all the work. But what, if you don’t mind my asking, would you do”? The Wolf Of Wall Street? The Big Lebowski? Schindler’s List?
SCHINDLER’S LIST
6. Starred Up predominantly takes place in what kind of building? Factory? Shopping mall? Prison?
PRISON
7. What was the title of Yasujiro’s Ozu’s final film, released in 1962? An Autumn Afternoon? Good Morning? Tokyo Twilight?
AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON
8. 1994’s Legends Of The Fall, starring Anthony Hopkins and Brad Pitt was originally going to be a starring vehicle for which two actors? Tom Skerritt and Johnny Depp? Sam Elliott and Ben Affleck? Sean Connery and Tom Cruise?
SEAN CONNERY AND TOM CRUISE
9. Which of the following songs was not covered in the 2015 film Pan? Smells Like Teen Spirit? London Calling? Blitzkrieg Bop?
LONDON CALLING
10. To maintain an authentic performance in Life Is Beautiful, Roberto Benigni insisted that the young Giorgio Cantarini would not be told by the cast or crew that the events taking place weren’t real. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: From Dusk Til Dawn / Frida / Puss In Boots / Across The Universe
Poster: Desperado
Actor: Salma Hayek


Cinema City Film Quiz #214

[03 June 2018]


Winning Team:
Dial V For Vagina
Genre – Hitchcockian thriller starring Vin Diesel, Val Kilmer and Vanessa Redgrave abusing touch tone phones

Runners Up:
V For Vertical Vertigo Valerian Root Limit
Genre – James Stewart cures insomnia with valerian root from Everest
Victorious Vengeance Of A Veritable Variety Of Vicious Virgin Vixens On A Vacation In Vancouver
Genre – Documentary
Tommy Quizzo
Genre – “It’s our first time, please be our friends”
Just Ronin (From Dinosaurs)
Genre – Japanese lapsed Samurai/prehistoric action mash-up
Dr Strangeglover
Genre – Haberdashery comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What was the title of the feature-length Simpsons movie?
THE SIMPSONS MOVIE
2. Who directed Saving Private Ryan?
STEVEN SPIELBERG
3. Who plays the role of Doc Brown in Back To The Future?
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD
4. The second Die Hard is set in what kind of building?
AIRPORT
5. How many emotions are working the controls in Riley’s head in Inside Out?
FIVE
6. What is the subtitle of the sequel to Speed?
CRUISE CONTROL
7. Which Star Wars film first featured the character Darth Maul?
STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE
8. What is the name of Will Smith’s character in Men In Black?
J
9. What was the name of the film adaptation of the TV series Firefly, directed by Joss Whedon?
SERENITY
10. Which actor has played the roles of Reggie Kray, Max Rockatansky and Bane?
TOM HARDY


ROUND II: Filming [Films Beginning With V Special]
1. V For Vendetta is set in which city? New York? Paris? London?
LONDON
2. Which of the following characters does Van Helsing not fight in the 2004 action film Van Helsing? Mr Hyde? The Wolf Man? The Mummy?
THE MUMMY
3. Which of the following films is a remake? Vanilla Sky? Valentine’s Day? Vacancy?
VANILLA SKY
4. A Very Long Engagement is set during which military conflict? US Civil War? World War I? World War II?
WORLD WAR I
5. Varsity Blues, the high school football comedy drama starring James Van Der Beek, Paul Walker and Jon Voight, was released in which year? 1993? 1996? 1999?
1999
6. Which of the following does not appear in M Night Shyamalan’s The Village? Jesse Eisenberg? Brendan Gleeson? James McAvoy?
JAMES MCAVOY
7. What is John Ferguson’s (played by Jimmy Stewart) nickname in Vertigo? Scottie? Randy? Alfie?
SCOTTIE
8. Who directed Vera Drake? Ken Loach? Anthony Minghella? Mike Leigh?
MIKE LEIGH
9. What was the poster tagline for the 1960 film Village Of The Damned? Beware the stare that will paralyse the will of the world? Run, hide, you cannot escape the might and power of these cursed children? Dare you visit?
BEWARE THE STARE THAT WILL PARALYSE THE WILL OF THE WORLD
10. Luc Besson wrote a six hundred page book on the two hundred different alien races created for Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets and asked actors to read it so they would know who or what they were interacting with. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Name all the crew members of the Jupiter II in Lost In Space (one point per correct answer)
JOHN ROBINSON / MAUREEN R / JUDY R / PENNY R / WILL R / DON WEST / ZACHARY SMITH
2. How many Species films have been cinematically released to date?
TWO (Species III and The Awakening were made-for-TV)
3. The following quote is from which film, “I have a microphone and you don’t so you will listen to ever damn word I have to say”?
THE WEDDING SINGER
4. What was the title of the 2006 remake of The Poseidon Adventure?
POSEIDON
5. How many casinos are being simultaneously robbed in Ocean’s 11?
THREE
6. Who played the lead roles in 1998’s Practical Magic? (one point per correct answer)
SANDRA BULLOCK / NICOLE KIDMAN
7. What is the name of Liam Neeson’s gang in Gangs Of New York?
DEAD RABBITS
8. Who voiced the role of Ozone, a sphynx cat in The Secret Life Of Pets?
STEVE COOGAN
9. Who appeared in The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, The Aviator and How To Train Your Dragon 2?
CATE BLANCHETT
10. Gravity was released in which year?
2013


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following films was not entirely shot on 70mm film? Hamlet (1996)? The Master (2012)? Dunkirk (2017)?
DUNKIRK (which was shot on 65mm large film stock)
2. Which Planet Of The Apes prequels features the repairing of a hydroelectric dam? Rise Of The POTA? Dawn Of The POTA? War For The POTA?
DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
3. Platoon was released in which year? 1981? 1986? 1990?
1986
4. The following quote is from which film, “Now you listen to me; we all have a destiny. Things don’t just happen, it’s all part of a plan”? High Plains Drifter? Forrest Gump? Selma?
FORREST GUMP
5. In Muppets Treasure Island, the role of Benjamin Gunn is portrayed by which Muppet? Fozzie Bear? Sam Eagle? Miss Piggy?
MISS PIGGY
6. Which of the following accolades was not presented to Les Miserables? Golden Globe for Best Picture – Musical or Comedy? American Film Institute Top 10 Films Of The Year? Academy Award for Best Picture?
ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST PICTURE
7. Which of the main cast on Bram Stoker’s Dracula doesn’t play multiple roles? Richard E Grant? Anthony Hopkins? Winona Ryder?
RICHARD E GRANT
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Mischief. Mayhem. Soap”? Mean Machine? Fight Club? Flushed Away?
FIGHT CLUB
9. What is the title of the Carry On film parodying westerns? Carry On Cowboy? Carry On Partner? Carry On Ma’am?
CARRY ON COWBOY
10. Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Dalton starred in a film about Agatha Christie’s missing days. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: You’ve Got Mail / Stuart Little / Dallas Buyers Club / War For The Planet Of The Apes
Poster: Sahara
Actor: Steve Zahn