Cinema City Film Quiz #231

[10 February 2019]


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

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


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

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

006


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #230

[27 January 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Quiz #229

[13 January 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #228

[16 December 2018]


Winning Team:
Harold Langston

Runners Up:
John McClane
Billy Peltzer
Frank Cross
Ebenezer Scrooge
Scott Calvin
Kris Kringle
Clark Griswold
The Grinch
Kevin McCallister


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Scrooged is an adaptation of which novella?
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
2. How many The Santa Clause films have been made to date?
THREE
3. Who plays Ebenezer Scrooge in A Muppet Christmas Carol?
MICHAEL CAINE
4. The following quote is from which film, “Long live Aslan and merry christmas”?
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
5. Which actors play the respective roles of Riggs and Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon? [one point per correct answer]
MEL GIBSON / DANNY GLOVER
6. Who plays Santa Claus in Fred Claus?
PAUL GIAMATTI
7. Which Monty Python film features a nativity scene?
LIFE OF BRIAN
8. Christian Bale plays killer Patrick Bateman in which film?
AMERICAN PSYCHO
9. What is the name of Will Farrell’s character in Elf?
BUDDY
10. What is the title of the 1976 horror film set at Christmas that is often labelled the first slasher film?
BLACK CHRISTMAS


ROUND II: Filming [Christmas Special]
1. Which Iron Man film is set at Christmas? Iron Man? Iron Man 2? Iron Man Three?
IRON MAN THREE
2. Ghostbusters II is set how many years after the first film? 2? 5? 7?
FIVE
3. What item brings Jack back to life as a snowman in Jack Frost? Hat? Harmonica? Crab?
HARMONICA
4. What is the title of the Christmas movie featuring James Gandolfini and Ben Affleck as a wealthy executive who pays a family to pose as his family for Christmas? One Fateful Night? Surviving Christmas? Rent-A-Holiday?
SURVIVING CHRISTMAS
5. Which of the following did not appear in Love Actually? Martin Freeman? Rodrigo Santoro? John Boyega?
JOHN BOYEGA
6. What name is given to the lead in The Polar Express? Hero Boy? Lead Child? Christmas Kid?
HERO BOY
7. The Family Man was released in which year? 1997? 2000? 2003?
2000
8. How old is Ralphie Parker in A Christmas Story? 6? 9? 13?
NINE
9. The following quote is from which film, “You guys are nothing but a bunch of sleazy conmen in red suits. You heard me right. Conmen. Thieves. Degenerates. Low-lifes. Thugs. Criminals!”? White Christmas? The Christmas Chronicles? Jingle All The Way?
JINGLE ALL THE WAY
10. Julia Roberts, Goldie Hawn, Jane Seymour and Diane Keaton were all considered for the role of Catwoman in Batman Returns. True or False?
FALSE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What are the three rules of caring for Mogwai in Gremlins? (one point each)
NEVER EXPOSE IT TO BRIGHT LIGHT / NEVER GET IT WET / NEVER FEED IT AFTER MIDNIGHT
2. How many years passed between the release of Bad Santa and Bad Santa 2?
THIRTEEN (2003 – 2016)
3. Which Stanley Kubrick film features Christmas decorations in almost every scene?
EYES WIDE SHUT
4. What is the title of the Christmas film that stars both Danny DeVito and Matthew Broderick?
DECK THE HALLS
5. What did Clark forget when fetching a tree in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation?
A SAW
6. The following quote is from which film, “I know I didn’t mean to but because of the choices I made, and the course that I put into action, that little boy isn’t here anymore, and he’ll never be here again”?
IN BRUGES
7. Boris Karloff, Jim Carrey and Benedict Cumberbatch have all played which character?
THE GRINCH
8. What type of pizza does Kevin order in Home Alone?
PLAIN CHEESE
9. The following is the poster tagline for which Christmas film, “His father, her mother, his mother and her father, all in one day”?
FOUR CHRISTMASES
10. What is the name of Jack Skellington’s dog, in The Nightmare Before Christmas?
ZERO


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. In Arthur Christmas, how big is S-1 (Santa’s high-tech sleigh)? 100 feet? 50 metres? 1 mile?
ONE MILE
2. While it’s never made expressly clear, Christmas With The Kranks features a scene with the real Santa Claus selling what? Mops? Toe Rings? Umbrellas?
UMBRELLAS
3. Rare Exports is set in which Scandinavian country? Finland? Sweden? Norway?
FINLAND
4. What is Winona Ryder’s character’s name in Edward Scissorhands? Kim? Kerry? Kat?
KIM
5. Which king does Peter O’Toole play in The Lion In Winter? Richard I? Henry II? George III?
HENRY II
6. The following quote is from which film, “You’re the wrong guy in the wrong place at the wrong time”? Die Hard? Die Hard II? Trading Places?
DIE HARD
7. In Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, in a case of mistaken identity Harry (played by Robert Downey Jnr) accidentally auditions for a role in a film that ends up going to which actor? Mark Wahlberg? Chris Evans? Colin Farrell?
COLIN FARRELL
8. In what year was Brazil released? 1982? 1985? 1987?
1985
9. Which of the following films is set at Christmas? Crash? Vera Drake? Mississippi Burning?
CRASH
10. 1947’s Miracle On 34th Street was released in the UK as The Big Heart. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Eastern Promises / Just Friends / Go / Tokyo Godfathers
Poster: Santa Claus: The Movie
Actor: Jack Lemmon


BOUNS MUSIC ROUND
1. Nightmare Before Christmas / Danny Elfman / 1993
2. Gremlins / Jerry Goldsmith / 1984
3. Batman Returns / Danny Elfman / 1992
4. Elf / John Debney / 2003
5. Home Alone / John Williams / 1990
6. Love Actually / Craig Armstrong / 2003
7. Lethal Weapon / Michael Kamen / 1987
8. The Muppets Christmas Carol / Miles Goodman / 1992
9. The Polar Express / Alan Silvestri / 2004
10. It’s A Wonderful Life / Dimitri Tiomkin / 1946

John McClane
George Bailey
Frank Cross
Howard Langston
Kevin McCallister
The Grinch
Clark Griswold
The Conductor
Scott Calvin
Ebenezer Scrooge
Kris Kringle
Ray
Jack Skellington
Ralphie Parker
Billy Peltzer


Cinema City Film Quiz #227

[02 December 2018]


Winning Team:
The Departed Wolf Of New York On Aviator Island
Genre – All bases covered

Runners Up:
Gang Bangs Of New York
Genre – Leo DiCaprio navigates the underbelly of 19th century New York, getting into hilarious sexual escapades looking for Willy the Butcher
Two Distinguishable Strangers
Genre – Erotic thriller
The Derp-Arted
Genre – Comedy
Street Shiter III
Genre – Reasonable sequel
The Wolf Of St Stephen’s Street
Genre – A man descends into a hell of hard partying after buying Playstations from Argos and selling them to CEX for profit
Clueless
Genre – Comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Ben Stiller first played Derek Zoolander in which film?
ZOOLANDER
2. What colour is Shrek?
GREEN
3. In which film did Charlton Heston play Moses?
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
4. Who directed True Lies?
JAMES CAMERON
5. A Good Year, Les Miserables and Gladiator all featured which actor?
RUSSELL CROWE
6. In Aladdin, Jafar’s staff depicts the head of which animal?
COBRA
7. Ethan Hunt is the main character in which film series?
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE
8. Who are the two lead characters in The Notebook played by? (one point per correct answer)
RYAN GOSLING / RACHEL MCADAMS
9. Which actor has played Moses, Batman, Doc Holliday and Jim Morrison?
VAL KILMER
10. American Beauty was released in which year?
1999


ROUND II: Filming [DiCaprio/Scorsese Special]
1. What is the name of Leonardo DiCaprio’s character in The Wolf Of Wall Street? Patrick Denham? Donnie Azoff? Jordan Belfort?
JORDAN BELFORT
2. The Departed was released in which year? 2002? 2006? 2010?
2006
3. Who plays Leonardo DiCaprio’s character’s father in Gangs Of New York? Brendan Gleeson? Liam Neeson? Jim Broadbent?
LIAM NEESON
4. Which of the following did not appear in Shutter Island? Mark Ruffalo? Max Von Sydow? Michael Caine?
MICHAEL CAINE
5. Who composed the score for Gangs Of New York? Marco Beltrami? Trevor Rabin? Howard Shore?
HOWARD SHORE
6. Which actress does Gwen Stefani portray in The Aviator? Mae West? Fay Wray? Jean Harlow?
JEAN HARLOW
7. Which of the following made the most at the box office? The Aviator? Gangs Of New York? The Wolf Of Wall Street?
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (TWOWS $395mil, TA $215mil, GONY $195mil)
8. Who kills Colin Sullivan at the end of The Departed? Captain Ellerby? Billy Costigan? Sean Dignam?
SEAN DIGNAM
9. What is the last line Howard Hughes repeats at the end of The Aviator? We’ll remember in future? The way of the future? Look ahead to the future?
THE WAY OF THE FUTURE
10. Shutter Island and the novel its based on were named thusly because of the anagram it forms. True or False?
TRUE (Truths And Lies)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. In Reservoir Dogs, the six criminals are given aliases. Name them. (one point per correct answer)
WHITE / ORANGE / PINK / BLONDE / BROWN / BLUE
2. The following quote is from which film, “It’s money and adventure and fame. It’s the thrill of a lifetime and a long sea voyage that starts at six o’clock tomorrow morning”?
KING KONG
3. The following is the poster tagline from which film: “The new hero from the creators of Jaws and Star Wars”?
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
4. Dr. Frederick Chilton is the head of a psychiatric facility for the criminally insane in which film?
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
5. What was George Clooney’s first voice acting role?
SOUTH PARK: BIGGER, LONGER AND UNCUT
6. What is the name of John Hammond’s genetic engineering company in the first three Jurassic Park films? [bonus point for naming the company that became the sole proprietor as of Jurassic World]
IN-GEN [Masrani Corporation]
7. What is the title of the 7th James Bond film?
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
8. Of the many celebrities Forrest Gump meets, who is the first?
ELVIS PRESLEY
9. Only one of the cast members appears on the poster for Scream, which one is it?
DREW BARRYMORE
10. The Elephant Man, Rob Roy and King Ralph all starred which actor?
JOHN HURT


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following films was not scored by Hans Zimmer? Look Who’s Talking? Cool Runnings? Thunderbirds?
LOOK WHO’S TALKING
2. The T-Birds is made up of how many members, in Grease? 5? 7? 8?
FIVE (Danny, Kenickie, Doody, Putzie, Sonny)
3. What is the name of the male Dalmatian in One Hundred And One Dalmatians? Bingo? Pongo? Rango?
PONGO
4. Point Of No Return, starring Bridget Fonda, was a remake of which Luc Besson film? Angel-A? Nikita? The Big Blue?
NIKITA
5. What type of animal comes out of the board game when Judy and Peter roll a 5, in Jumanji? Mosquitos? A lion? Monkeys?
LION
6. Who directed the 1994 release, Heavenly Creatures, starring Kate Winslet and Melanie Lynskey? Kenneth Branagh? Jane Champion? Peter Jackson?
PETER JACKSON
7. What is the name of the title character in The Time Traveller’s Wife? Lucy? Michelle? Clare?
CLARE
8. Blondie, Tuco and Angel Eyes are the lead characters in which film? The Good, The Bad & The Ugly? A Fistful Of Dollars? For A Few Dollars More?
THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
9. Which actor was the first choice for Doctor Emmett Brown in Back To The Future? Steve Martin? John Lithgow? Oliver Reed?
JOHN LITHGOW
10. Orson Welles insisted on wearing fake noses in many of his films, most of which the role did not require it. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Matrix Revolutions / Ali / Girls Trip / Collateral
Poster: Menace II Society
Actor: Jada Pinkett Smith


Cinema City Film Quiz #226

[18 November 2018]


Winning Team:
Wankers Of The Lost Cock
Genre – A penetrative journey into deep throat

Runners Up:
Mark Rylance Of The Lambs
Genre – Mark Rylance goes to visit Hannibal Lecter as part of his investigation into a missing trilby hat
Winners Of The Quiz
Genre – Optimistic family film
Fantastic Of The Beasts: Crimes Of The Grindelwald
Genre – Fantasy of the fiction
Winners Of The Quiz
Genre – A film about aspirations and failure
Street Shiter II
Genre – Dramatic come-back sequel
Planet Of The Vapes
Genre – Charlton Heston lands on a planet where everybody uses e-cigarettes and all he wants is a cigar


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What was the title of the Muppet movie released in 1979?
THE MUPPETS MOVIE
2. Including the upcoming Bumblebee film, how many Transformers films have been released to date?
SIX
3. The following quote is from which film, “Look at me. Look at me. I am the captain now”?
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS
4. Who played the lead role in superhero film Hancock?
WILL SMITH
5. Jurassic World was released in which year?
2015
6. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “A world inside the computer where man has never been. Never before now”?
TRON
7. A digital version of Peter Cushing as Grand Moff Tarkin was created for which Star Wars film?
ROGUE ONE
8. How many children does John McClane have in Die Hard?
TWO
9. Emmet Brickowski, Wyldstyle, Lord Business and Batman are characters from which film?
THE LEGO MOVIE
10. What was the title of Timothy Dalton’s first James Bond film?
THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS


ROUND II: Filming [Titles With “of the” Special]
1. What is the title of the first Indiana Jones film? Temple Of Doom? The Last Crusade? Raiders Of The Lost Ark?
2. What is the name of Bradley Cooper’s character in Guardians Of The Galaxy? Drax? Rocket? Groot?
ROCKET
3. Who played the title role in 2004’s The Phantom Of The Opera? Heath Ledger? Matthew McConaughey? Gerard Butler?
GERARD BUTLER
4. Clash Of The Titans was released in which year? 1975? 1981? 1990? [bonus point for identifying the release year of the remake]
1981 [2010]
5. Although the third (and last) of the Walden Media Narnia adaptations, Voyage Of The Dawn Treader is which volume of the chronological order? Second? Fifth? Seventh?
FIFTH
6. Which of the following quotes from Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi is correct? Now witness the firepower of this fully operational and charged space station? Now witness the power of this fully operational battle station? Now witness the firepower of this fully armed and operational battle station?
NOW WITNESS THE FIREPOWER OF THIS FULLY ARMED AND OPERATIONAL BATTLE STATION
7. How many astronauts are in deep hibernation at the start of Planet Of The Apes? Two? Four? Six?
FOUR
8. What is the title of the film Orson Welles film that started shooting in 1970 but was only released this year? Confessions Of The Artist? The Event Of The Year? The Other Side Of The Wind?
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND
9. Which of the following statements about Studio Ghibli’s The Tale Of Princess Kaguya is true? It is the most expensive Japanese movie to date? The director died and the film was completed by his son? It does not contain the colour blue?
IT IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE JAPANESE MOVIE TO DATE
10. The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies only made $500 million at the box office, which was half of the second instalment. True or False?
FALSE (it made $950 million, as did Desolation Of Smaug)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What is the title of spin off to Forgetting Sarah Marshall?
GET HIM TO THE GREEK
2. Steven Soderbergh’s biographic about Che Guevara, starring Benicio Del Toro, was released in how many parts?
TWO
3. Who directed Fruitvale Station, Creed and Black Panther?
RYAN COOGLER
4. How long has Fester been missing at the start of The Addams Family?
TWENTY FIVE YEARS
5. What is the title of the documentary directed by Banksy?
EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP
6. What is the name of the fictional city in Disney’s Aladdin? [bonus point for correct spelling]
AGRABAH
7. The following quote is from which film, “America is an irradiated wasteland. Within it lies a city. Outside the boundary walls, a desert”?
DREDD
8. Which Avenger does Scott fight while breaking into an Avengers warehouse in Ant-Man?
SAM WILSON / FALCON
9. Planet Ice was the working title for which 1997 blockbuster?
TITANIC
10. Which two actors played the respective lead roles in Withnail And I? (one point per correct answer)
RICHARD E GRANT / PAUL MCGANN


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. At the start of It Follows, Jay is going out with Hugh who she contracts the curse from. What is Hugh’s actual name? Jeff? Greg? Alec?
JEFF
2. What did Ruben Fleischer direct in between Zombieland and Gangster Squad? Adventureland? 30 Minutes Or Less? Now You See Me?
30 MINUTES OR LESS
3. Place Beyond The Pines was released in which year? 2008? 2012? 2015?
2012
4. The following quote is from which film, “You just pissed on a gypsy in the middle of nowhere. Hardly the hottest ticket in town, darling”? Ordinary Decent Criminals? Snatch? Bronson?
BRONSON
5. Peter Fonda, Ben Foster, Alan Tudyk, Russell Crowe and Christian Bale all starred in which film? State Of Play? The Insider? 3:10 to Yuma?
3:10 TO YUMA
6. What is the name of the town in The Boxtrolls? Spoonington? Oakmere? Cheesebridge?
CHEESEBRIDGE
7. Which of the following did not appear in 12 Years A Slave? Paul Giamatti? Clive Owen? Benedict Cumberbatch?
CLIVE OWEN
8. Which character acts as the narrator for The Big Short? Jared Vennett (Ryan Gosling)? Mark Baum (Steve Carell)? Charlie Geller (John Magaro)?
JARED VENNETT (RYAN GOSLING)
9. The majority of Valkyrie takes place in which year? 1938? 1941? 1944?
1944
10. Because Birdman was repeatedly rehearsed and shot in sequence, editing was very short, taking only two weeks. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Waterworld / High Fidelity / King Kong / Goosebumps
Poster: Bio-Dome
Actor: Jack Black


Cinema City Film Quiz #225

[04 November 2018]


Winning Team:
A Super Mario All-Stars Is Born
Genre – The video-game/musical adaptation that Bob Hoskins should have starred in

Runners Up:
Super Smashed Bros
Genre – After a heavy night of experimenting with various mushrooms, Mario and Luigi wake up the next morning and can’t remember anything nor can they find toad and Princess Peach is being held to ransom as Bowser has a video of their messy escapades
Flat Pac-Man
Genre – Film about Pac-Man with additional loot box marketing
Bohemian Fapsody
Genre – Hippies explore their bodies and the music of Queen
Street Shiter
Genre – Action


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito play twins in which 1988 film?
TWINS
2. John Carter, The Space Between Us, Total Recall and Red Planet are all about which planet?
MARS
3. Benedict Cumberbatch plays which superhero in the MCU?
DOCTOR STRANGE
4. What is the name of the 1964 musical in which Julie Andrews plays a nanny?
MARY POPPINS
5. Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi played which fictional brothers?
THE BLUES BROTHERS
6. The following quote is from which film, “I’m funny how? I mean funny like I’m a clown? I amuse you? I make you laugh”?
GOODFELLAS
7. Who directed The Prestige?
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN
8. Who played the respective title roles in 2000’s Charlie’s Angels? (one point per correct answer)
CAMERON DIAZ / DREW BARRYMORE / LUCY LIU
9. William S Preston and Theodore Logan are the lead characters in which franchise?
BILL & TED
10. Which actor was nicknamed The Duke?
JOHN WAYNE


ROUND II: Filming [Video Game Adaptations Special]
1. What was the title of the first cinematic video game adaptation? Super Mario Sunshine? Super Mario World? Super Mario Bros?
SUPER MARIO BROS
2. Who played the title role in Max Payne? Bryan Cranston? Mark Wahlberg? Keanu Reeves?
MARK WAHLBERG
3. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider was released in which year? 1999? 2001? 2003? [bonus point for Tomb Raider’s release year]
2001 [2018]
4. Which of the following survival horror games did not get a cinematically released sequel? Resident Evil? Alone In The Dark? Silent Hill?
ALONE IN THE DARK
5. The following quote is from which mid-90s film, “Something wrong, Colonel? You came here prepared to fight a madman and instead you found a God”? Street Fighter? Mortal Kombat? Double Dragon?
STREET FIGHTER
6. What was the subtitle of Prince Of Persia? Shadow And Flame? The Two Thrones? The Sands Of Time?
THE SANDS OF TIME
7. What is the name of the assassin played by Timothy Olyphant in Hitman? Agent 21? Agent 47? Agent 99?
AGENT 47
8. How many video game adaptations have featured The Rock? 1? 2? 3?
TWO (Doom, Rampage)
9. Which historical explorer does Aguilar give the Apple of Eden to, for safe-keeping, in Assassin’s Creed? Ferdinand Magellan? Christopher Columbus? Hernan Cortes?
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
10. To date, Warcraft is the most financially successful video game adaption. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What is the name of Harrison Ford’s character in The Fugitive?
RICHARD KIMBLE
2. Al Pacino won his only Oscar for which film?
SCENT OF A WOMAN
3. Dougray Scott played the lead villain in which Mission: Impossible film?
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE II
4. When released as a single film (rather than in two parts), what was the subtitle of Kill Bill?
THE WHOLE BLOODY AFFAIR
5. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “You can erase someone from your mind. Getting them out of your heart is another story”?
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
6. What is Luke’s X-Wing callsign in the Star Wars: A New Hope?
RED 5
7. Spinners is the name given to the flying cars in which film?
BLADE RUNNER
8. At its time of release, Titanic had a record budget. What was it?
$200 MILLION
9. Which actor appeared in Lawrence Of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and Cromwell?
ALEC GUINNESS
10. The following quote is from which film, “When the place was built in 1907, there was very little interest in winter sports. And this site was chosen for its seclusion and scenic beauty”
THE SHINING


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Whose directorial debut was Delicatessen? Jean -Pierre Jeunet? Lenny Abrahamson? Guillermo Del Toro?
JEAN PIERRE JEUNET
2. Jim, Judy and Plato are the lead characters in which film? The Perks Of Being A Wallflower? Say Anything? Rebel Without A Cause?
REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
3. In (500) Days Of Summer Tom and Summer go to watch a film and it is revealed that he has always misinterpreted the ending. What is the film? Lost In Translation? The Graduate? Casablanca?
THE GRADUATE
4. In 2006 Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Meryl Streep and Kate Winslet lost out to which actor for the best leading actress Oscar? Charlize Theron? Helen Mirren? Sandra Bullock?
HELEN MIRREN
5. Christopher Walken’s character in Batman Returns is named after the actor Max Schreck, who starred in which silent film? Metropolis? Nosferatu? Battleship Potemkin?
NOSFERATU
6. Which Disney animated film was released in 1964? The Rescuers? Alice In Wonderland? The Sword In The Stone?
THE SWORD IN THE STONE
7. Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Chris Pine and Ben Affleck have all portrayed which character? Father Christmas? Jack Ryan? Mark Anthony?
JACK RYAN
8. How many films have Denzel Washington and Spike Lee worked together on? 2? 4? 6?
FOUR
9. Which of the following actors is not Canadian? Sam Rockwell? Michael J Fox? Ryan Gosling?
SAM ROCKWELL
10. Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron starred in a 1999 film about an alien who possess an astronaut. True or False?
TRUE (The Astronaut’s Wife)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Sphere / Chicago / Ice Age: The Meltdown / 22 Jump Street
Poster: Stranger Than Fiction
Actor: Queen Latifah


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