Cinema City Film Quiz #239

[16 June 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #237

[19 May 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #236

[05 May 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #235

[07 April 2019]


Winning Team:
Groot

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #234

[24 March 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #233

[10 March 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #232

[24 February 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #231

[10 February 2019]


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

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


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

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

006


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


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


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

TRUE


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #230

[27 January 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


Cinema City Quiz #229

[13 January 2019]


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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