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


Cinema City Film Quiz #213

[20 May 2018]


Winning Team:
The Frozen Thing That Came In From The Cold
Genre – A lonely alien seeks warm hugs from a friendly snowman

Runners Up:
Winters Boner… With Sexy Results
Genre – J-Law has to row to the middle of a frozen lake to saw off her dead father’s penis in order to prove he is in fact dead
Chilly Willy Bang Bang
Genre – Arnold Schwarzenegger revisits his role as Mr Freeze in this drama where his cock has frozen and the only to thaw it out is to fly around in a magic car shouting ice-based puns until laughter unfreezes it.. or something
Let’s Kick Some Ice
Genre – Pun-based action comedy
Cold Finger
Genre – Spy comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the U-boat that Lt Andrew Tyler commandeers in U-571?
U-571
2. How many National Treasure films (starring Nicolas Cage) have been released to date?
TWO
3. What is Thor’s weapon of choice in the MCU films?
HAMMER / MJOLNIR
4. Rey, Kylo Ren and Han Solo are characters in which film?
STAR WARS: EPISODE VII – THE FORCE AWAKENS
5. What is the name of the future leader of the resistance in the Terminator franchise?
JOHN CONNOR
6. What was the title of Daniel Craig’s first James Bond film?
CASINO ROYALE
7. Which film followed Jurassic Park III in the Jurassic Park franchise?
JURASSIC WORLD
8. Who played the title role in Laurence Of Arabia?
PETER O’TOOLE
9. What is the name of Bill and Ted’s band in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure?
WYLD STALLYNS
10. Who directed Rear Window?
ALFRED HITCHCOCK


ROUND II: Filming [Freezing Cold Special]
***9000th Question Asked!!***:
1. Manny, Sid and Diego are the main characters in which animated franchise? Shrek? The Smurfs? Ice Age?
ICE AGE
2. What is the title of the Liam Neeson film about oil workers suffering a plane crash and hunted by wolves? The Night? The Hunt? The Grey?
THE GREY
3. The Day After Tomorrow was released in which year? 2002? 2004? 2006?
2004
4. What is the name of Frances McDormand’s character in Fargo? Molly Solverson? Marge Gunderson? Peggy Blumquist?
MARGE GUNDERSON
5. Which of the following did not appear in Alive? Christian Slater? Ethan Hawke? John Malkovich?
CHRISTIAN SLATER
6. Who directed Doctor Zhivago? Richard Attenborough? David Lean? Robert Wise?
DAVID LEAN
7. The following quote is from which film, “I’m the kind of man who likes to know who’s buying their drinks”? Groundhog Day? Mystery, Alaska? The Shining?
THE SHINING
8. Which Charlie Chaplin film predominantly takes place in a cabin during a blizzard? Limelight? The Gold Rush? The Circus?
THE GOLD RUSH
9. Who directed Dersu Uzala, a 1975 film about Russian wilderness explorer Vladimir Arsenyev? Alfred Hitchcock? Ingmar Bergman? Akira Kurosawa?
AKIRA KUROSAWA
10. In China, Disney’s Frozen is called Mo Syut Kei Yun, which translates from Cantonese to Enchanted Snow Tales. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film featured Demi Moore, Keifer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollack and Jack Nicholson?
A FEW GOOD MEN
2. Which Disney animated feature was released in 1997?
HERCULES
3. What is the number printed on Herbie’s bonnet in The Love Bug?
FIFTY THREE
4. Jim Carrey played the role of Stanley Ipkiss in which film?
THE MASK
5. 13 Going On 30, starring Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo was released in which year?
2004
6. Which Mission: Impossible film features a scene that takes place in the Kremlin?
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL
7. What is the name of Wade Wilson’s girlfriend in Deadpool?
VANESSA CARLYSLE
8. Who worked as producer on E.T., Arachnophobia, Jurassic Park and Rogue One?
KATHLEEN KENNEDY
9. What did Christopher Nolan direct in 2000?
MEMENTO
10. Who appeared in Chaplin, Nixon, Contact, John Carpenter’s Vampires and Scary Movie 2?
JAMES WOODS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Complete the lyrics for this Jungle Book song, “By the ranks or single file, over every jungle mile, oh we stomp and crush through the underbrush…” Of this there can be no denial? In a military style? Using our cunning and guile?
IN A MILITARY STYLE
2. What was the title of James Gunn’s directorial debut? Slimmer? Super? Slither?
SLITHER
3. Henry Hill, Karen Hill, James Conway and Tommy DeVito are the lead characters in which film? Scarface? Once Upon A Time In America? Goodfellas?
GOODFELLAS
4. Which of the following films did not feature Robert Downey Jnr? Weird Science? Richard III? Ant-Man?
ANT-MAN
5. Who directed The Three Amigos? Harold Ramis? John Landis? Mel Brooks?
JOHN LANDIS
6. Which of the following has never played a king? Colin Farrell? Steve Coogan? John Goodman?
STEVE COOGAN (Colin Farrell – Alexander The Great / John Goodman – King Ralph)
7. What is the name of Tom Cruise’s character in Top Gun? Nick Bradshaw? Pete Mitchell? Sam Wells?
PETE “MAVERICK” MITCHELL
8. The following quote is from which film, “Most of the miseries of the world were caused by wars and when they were over, no one ever knew what they were about”? The Hurt Locker? Spartacus? Gone With The Wind?
GONE WITH THE WIND
9. Which instalment of The Godfather trilogy made the most at the box office? The Godfather? The Godfather Part II? The Godfather Part III?
THE GODFATHER (The Godfather $245mil / The Godfather Part II $193mil / The Godfather Part III $136mil)
10. In Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, there was a scene which depicted Johnny Depp’s character shaving William H Macy’s head. However it was not in the final film because the footage was lost in transit and there wasn’t adequate time for Macy’s hair to grow back for a reshoot. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Cape Fear / Hulk / Tropic Thunder / Noah
Poster: 48 Hrs
Actor: Nick Nolte


Cinema City Film Quiz #212

[06 May 2018]


Winning Team:
X-Men: The Last Stand-Up
Genre – Lovely Hugh Jackman stabs Brett Ratner before he can tell any more obnoxious sexist jokes

Runners Up:
What Andy Kaufman Did On Father’s Day
Genre – Andy visits his father and learns the value of banana skins
The Last Stand Up
Genre – Action comedy
Truth Or Dare (To Win This Quiz)
Genre – Horror(bly bad at quizzes)
Bring Me The Head Of Michael Macintyre
Genre – Both a gritty drama and an actual request
Dumb, Dumber & Even Dumber
Genre – Comedy horror
The Punvengers: Comedy War
Genre – The world’s greatest stand-up comedians fight to end bad puns and sarcasm, the lowest form of wit and source of all evil


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Saying what word three times conjures Michael Keaton’s character in Beetlejuice?
BETELGEUSE / BEETLEJUICE
2. What is the title of the sequel to Now You See Me?
NOW YOU SEE ME 2
3. The animated feature, Anastasia, is set in which country?
RUSSIA
4. What colour is Alice’s dress in Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland?
BLUE
5. Heath Ledger played William Thatcher in which medieval action film?
A KNIGHT’S TALE
6. Who played the respective lead roles in The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur and Planet Of The Apes?
CHARLTON HESTON
7. Which animal stalks Black Lake in 1999’s Lake Placid?
CROCODILE
8. Guy Ritchie directed Armie Hammer and Henry Cavill in which adaptation of a 1960s TV show?
THE MAN FROM UNCLE
9. Name the two lead actors in 2013’s R.I.P.D. (one point per correct answer)
RYAN REYNOLDS / JEFF BRIDGES
10. How many Cloverfield films have been released to date?
THREE


ROUND II: Filming [Films With Stand Up Comedians Special]
1. [Jerry Seinfeld] What was the name of the animated film starring and written by Jerry Seinfeld? Antz? A Bug’s Life? Bee Movie?
BEE MOVIE
2. [Richard Pryor] Which Superman film features the villain Ross Webster? Superman III? Superman IV: The Quest For Peace? Superman Returns?
SUPERMAN III
3. [Rodney Dangerfield] Who directed Caddyshack? Ivan Reitman? Harold Ramis? James L Brooks?
HAROLD RAMIS
4. [Whoopi Goldberg] Ghost was released in which year? 1988? 1990? 1992?
1990
5. [Eddie Izzard] Which of the following actors did not appear in Valkyrie? Joseph Fiennes? Bill Nighy? Kenneth Branagh?
JOSEPH FIENNES
6. [Steve Martin] Steve Martin’s first lead feature role was in which film? The Jerk? The Man With Two Brains? Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid?
THE JERK
7. [George Carlin] How many films feature in the Cars cinematic franchise? 5? 6? 7?
FIVE (Cars / Cars 2 / Cars 3 / Planes / Planes: Fire And Rescue)
8. [Robin Williams] The following quote is from which film, “Listen, I’d love to chat but I gotta climb a drainpipe right now”? Mrs Doubtfire? Flubber? Hook?
HOOK
9. [Eddie Murphy] In Coming To America, Eddie Murphy plays Akeem, the crown prince of which fictional African nation? Nibia? Zamunda? Nambutu?
ZAMUNDA (Nibia – Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls / Nambutu – Casino Royale)
10. [Lee Evans] In The Fifth Element, the voice of Finger, Korben Dallas’ old army buddy, was voiced by Vin Diesel. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film starred Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler, Chris Pratt and James Gandolfini?
ZERO DARK THIRTY
2. Who directed the 1986 film, She’s Gotta Have It?
SPIKE LEE
3. My Big Fat Greek Wedding was released in which year?
2002
4. The following quote is from which film, “This house is clean”?
POLTERGEIST
5. Which country (federal constitutional monarchy) is Chuck flying to when the plane goes down in Cast Away?
MALAYSIA
6. Name the two lead actors in 1973’s The Sting (one point per correct answer)
PAUL NEWMAN / ROBERT REDFORD
7. In which film do Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell and George MacKay play brothers?
DEFIANCE
8. What did Christian Bale appear in in between A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Shaft?
AMERICAN PSYCHO
9. What is the title of the pseudo-sequel to Knocked Up?
THIS IS 40
10. Who played the lead role in David Fincher’s The Game?
MICHAEL DOUGLAS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who played the antagonist, Pascal Edward Sauvage in Johnny English? Dominic West? John Malkovich? Jean Reno?
JOHN MALKOVICH
2. Which Fast And Furious film features a heist scene with a giant vault being dragged through the streets of Rio de Janeiro? 2 Fast 2 Furious? Fast Five? Furious 7?
FAST FIVE
3. What did Tony Scott direct in between Spy Game and Domino? Man On Fire? Deja Vu? Out Of Time?
MAN ON FIRE
4. Which of the following did not appear in 2014 comedy Say When (or Laggies) starring Keira Knightly? Chloe Grace Moretz? Sam Rockwell? Cillian Murphy?
CILLIAN MURPHY
5. What is the name of Damien’s nanny in The Omen? Miss Frye? Mrs Baylock? Mrs Drake?
MRS BAYLOCK
6. The following quote is from which film, “You’re nothing, you’re nobody, you’re a stupid dream. Well all dreams come to an end”? Vanilla Sky? Mulholland Drive? Total Recall?
TOTAL RECALL
7. Which studio produced/distributed Jaws? 20th Century Fox? Universal? Paramount?
UNIVERSAL
8. The Angry Birds Movie was made on a budget of $73 million dollars. How much did it make at the box office? $75mil? 350mil? $700mil?
$350mil ($352.3 million)
9. A Fistful Of Dollars was released in which year? 1960? 1964? 1968?
1964
10. The scenes set in Denmark, in Out Of Africa, were filmed in Norfolk. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: War For The Planet Of The Apes / Anger Management / No Country For Old Men / The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Poster: Natural Born Killers
Actor: Woody Harrelson


Cinema City Film Quiz #211

[08 April 2018]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #210

[25 March 2018]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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