Cinema City Film Quiz #131

[09 November 2014]


Winning Team:
Wedding Crashers 2: Quiz Crashers

Genre – After weddings dry up, the ‘crashers’ find new ways to meet women

Runners Up:
Bride And Gloom
Genre – Horror
The Sanctity Of Mawwiage
Genre – Arnie dresses as The Terminator and slays adulterers, whilst using a corny lisp
Mr Turner & Smooch
Genre – Artistic documentary about the first interspecies marriage


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What was the title of the sequel to Wayne’s World?
WAYNE’S WORLD 2
2. Who directed the 2000 film, Gladiator?
RIDLEY SCOTT
3. Ted, Fozzie and Little John are all what type of animal?
BEAR
4. Which actor played the title role in Peter Jackson’s King Kong?
ANDY SERKIS
5. Timur Bekmembatov’s Night Watch is predominantly set in which city?
MOSCOW
6. The following songs are from which film: Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You and You’re The One That I Want?
GREASE
7. What rating was given to Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by the BBFC?
PG
8. What was the subtitles of the third X-Men film?
THE LAST STAND
9. Conan The Barbarian was released in which year?
1982
10. Draw a xenomorph, from the Alien saga.
One point if distinguishable, two points if drawn well

ROUND II: Filming [Wedding Films]
1. 1950’s Father Of The Bride, starring Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor was remade in 1990 with which actor in the leading role? Tom Selleck? Joe Pesci? Steve Martin?
STEVE MARTIN
2. In addition to Annie, the maid of honour, how many bridesmaids does Lillian have, in Bridesmaids? Three? Four? Five?
FOUR
3. Which of the following Tim Burton films does not feature a wedding? Corpse Bride? Edward Scissorhands? Beetlejuice?
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
4. The eponymous funeral in Four Weddings And A Funeral, is for which character? Matthew? Angus? Gareth?
GARETH
5. Which of the following was a producer for My Big Fat Greek Wedding? Adrien Brody? Nicolas Cage? Tom Hanks?
TOM HANKS
6. Who is Connie marrying at the start of The Godfather: Part I? Carlo Rizzi? Salvatore Tessio? Emilio Barzini?
CARLO RIZZI
7. Christopher Walken’s character in Wedding Crashers, William Cleary, is passionate about what pastime? Sailing? Rock Climbing? Polo?
SAILING
8. In Muriel’s Wedding, Muriel Heslop is obsessed with which musical group? Queen? The Beatles? ABBA?
ABBA
9. Not included the uncredited Meg Ryan, how many producers worked on The Wedding Planner? 10? 12? 14?
FOURTEEN
10. In 2009’s Bride Wars, Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway acted with their actual husbands. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Sean Bean, Peter O’Toole, Orlando Bloom and Brendan Gleeson all starred in which film?
TROY
2. The Omen, Maverick and Lethal Weapon 4 were all directed by whom?
RICHARD DONNER
3. What is the title of the fourth film in The Fast And The Furious franchise?
FAST & FURIOUS
4. The town of Sleepy Hollow, in the Tim Burton film of the same name, was settled by colonials from which European country?
NETHERLANDS
5. Who does the opening narration for the Disney animated film, Hercules?
CHARLTON HESTON (one of his lines includes ‘You go girl’)
6. How many films has Tarsem Singh directed?
FOUR
7. What was the budget for the 2007 film, Stardust?
88 MILLION DOLLARS
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Once, they made history. Now, they are history”?
BILL & TED’S BOGUS JOURNEY
9. What was the title of the 2003 Michael Crichton novel adaptation about time travel, featuring Paul Walker, Gerard Butler, Michael Sheen and Billy Connolly?
TIMELINE
10. The following is a quote from which Disney film, “It is not what things are, it is what they seem to be. Is that not so, madam”?
BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following is not a Percy Jackson film? The Lightning Thief? The Sea Of Monsters? The Titan’s Curse?
THE TITAN’S CURSE (correct as of Nov 2014)
2. Charles Laughton and Maureen O’Hara starred in the 1939 adaptation of which Victor Hugo novel? The Man Who Laughs? The Hunchback Of Notre Dame? Les Miserables?
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
3. Which of the following is not a real film? Rockula? Phffft? How many times do I have to tell you, get out of my way?
HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO TELL YOU, GET OUT OF MY WAY
4. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was nominated for how many Academy Awards? Three? Four? Five?
THREE
5. The 1996 film, The Crucible was distributed by which studio? 20th Century Fox? Lionsgate? United Artists?
20TH CENTURY FOX
6. What is the name of the lead couple in the first Paranormal Activity film? Kirsti and Daniel? Katie and Micah? Dennis and Julie?
KATIE AND MICAH
7. Which of the following did not appear in the 2008 remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still? John Cleese? Jon Hamm? John Cusack?
JOHN CUSACK
8. What is the name of Athena’s mechanical owl in Clash Of The Titans? Thetis? Calibos? Bubo?
BUBO
9. In Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, what is the make of Cameron’s father’s car? Porsche? Ferrari? Lamborghini?
FERRARI
10. American Beauty’s title is a reference to a type of rose that rots from the root up. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Green Lantern / Blade Trinity / Smokin’ Aces
Poster: The Nines
Actor: Ryan Reynolds

Cinema City Film Quiz #130

[12 October 2014]


Winning Team:
2001: A Spacey Odyssey

Genre – Charlie Kaufman-sploitation: Kevin Spacey is attacked by his former roles

Runners Up:
Apocalypse Tomorrow
Genre – A post Vietnam heavenly comedy
Sweep The ‘Chair’ Leg
Genre – In desperation a team doing a film quiz plan how to defeat the sure-fire winners who are sitting on high stools
The Most Busters
Genre – Cushdy comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. In 2002’s Spider-Man, Peter Parker gains superpowers after being bitten by which genetically mutated animal?
SPIDER
2. Bride And Prejudice is a Bollywood adaptation of which Jane Austen novel?
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
3. What is Rocky’s surname, in each of the Rocky films?
BALBOA
4. Nosferatu is an adaptation of which novel?
DRACULA
5. What is the name of the sole survivor on LV426, in Aliens?
NEWT / REBECCA
6. Who played the lead role in Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette?
KIRSTEN DUNST
7. How many instalments of the Walden Media Chronicles Of Narnia were made?
THREE
8. What colour is considered ‘bad’ in The Village?
RED
9. How many children does Vito Corleone have in The Godfather?
FOUR
10. US Marshalls is the sequel to which film?
THE FUGITIVE

ROUND II: Filming [1980’s Quotes]
1. The following quote is from which Superman film, “What I am bargaining with is what you do not have: the son of Jor-El”? Man Of Steel? Superman Returns? Superman II?
SUPERMAN II
2. Which Blues Brothers character said the following quote, “Yes! Jesus H tap-dancing Christ, I have seen the light!”? Jake Blues? Reverend Cleophus James? Curtis?
JAKE BLUES
3. The following quote is from which Harrison Ford film, “It’s a test, designed to provoke an emotional response”? Patriot Games? Frantic? Blade Runner?
BLADE RUNNER
4. Which of the following is not a quote from Scarface? Every dog has his day? I got ears, I hear things? If you can’t see the angles no more, you’re in trouble?
IF YOU CAN’T SEE THE ANGLES NO MORE, YOU’RE IN TROUBLE
5. The following quote is from which Indiana Jones film, “Hold on to your potatoes”? Raiders Of The Lost Ark? Temple Of Doom? The Last Crusade?
TEMPLE OF DOOM
6. “May the force be with you” was said in which of the following films? Cocoon? Batteries Not Included? They Live?
COCOON
7. Finish the following quote from Big Trouble In Little China, “Just remember what ol’ Jack Burton does when the earth quakes and the poison arrows fall from the sky and the pillars of heaven shake. Yeah, Jack Burton just looks that big ol’ storm right square in the eye and he says..”? Is that all you’ve got? Give me your best shot, pal. I can take it? I’m ready, I’ve paid my dues, cheque’s in the mail?
GIVE ME YOUR BEST SHOT, PAL. I CAN TAKE IT
8. What are Capone’s last lines in The Untouchables? Is this justice? I’m a businessman? You’re nothing but a lot of talk and a badge?
YOU’RE NOTHING BUT A LOT OF TALK AND A BADGE
9. Which of the following lines is not said by the title character in Beetlejuice? I travel quite extensively? Never trust the living? What do you think, you think I’m qualified?
NEVER TRUST THE LIVING
10. In The Little Mermaid, Triton’s line, “As long as you live under my ocean, you’ll obey my rules” was originally meant to read, “Until you’re an adult, you’ll serve me without question” but it was altered for fear it would be misinterpreted. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What date does Marty travel back to in Back To The Future? (1-3 points depending on how many parts are correct)
5 NOVEMBER 1955
2. How many knights survive until the end of Monty Python And The Holy Grail? [bonus points for naming them]
THREE [Lancelot, Arthur, Bedevere]
3. The following is the poster tagline from which film, “His passion captivated a woman, his courage inspired a nation, his heart defied a king”?
BRAVEHEART
4. The following films belong to which genre: The Big Combo, Night And The City and Detour?
FILM NOIR
5. Which film paid Will Smith his highest salary to date? (based on salary, not box office percentages)
I, ROBOT
6. When the Event Horizon reappears after being missing for seven years, it is found orbiting which planet?
NEPTUNE
7. Wayne Szalinski is the lead character in which film/franchise?
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS
8. By 2025 how many Jaegers are left operational in the shatterdome, in Pacific Rim?
FOUR (Gipsy Danger, Striker Eureka, Crimson Typhoon, Cherno Alpha)
9. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, The Jewel Of The Nile and The China Syndrome all starred which actor?
MICHAEL DOUGLAS
10. How many films has David Fincher directed?
TEN

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Although everyone refers to the killer in Scream as Ghost Face, the costume bag gives its actual name. What is it? Father Death? The Scream? Disco Wraith?
FATHER DEATH
2. What is the name of the Batman impersonating vigilante, killed by the Joker, in The Dark Knight? David? Gary? Brian?
BRIAN
3. Paramount pushed for which actor to play the role of Charlie Croker instead of Michael Caine, in The Italian Job? Dustin Hoffman? Sean Connery? Robert Redford?
ROBERT REDFORD
4. What was the title of the tenth Carry On film? Carry On Cleo? Carry On Doctor? Carry On Henry?
CARRY ON CLEO
5. Which of the following names is not considered for the unborn child in Children Of Men? Diego? Dylan? Froley?
DIEGO
6. Which of the following earned the most at the box office (worldwide)? Lost In Space? Ace Venture: Pet Detective? From Dusk ‘Till Dawn?
LOST IN SPACE [$136mil] (Ace Ventura $107mil, From Dusk ‘Till Dawn $25mil)
7. Which of Laurie’s friends is the first to be murdered in Halloween? Annie? Lynda? Lindsey?
ANNIE
8. Hugo is set in which Parisian train station? Nord? Montparnasse? Orsay?
MONTPARNASSE
9. In, The Orphanage (El Orfanato) what is the name of the boy in the mask that Simon claims to have befriended? Fernando? Carlos? Tomas?
TOMAS
10. According to Ridley Scott, the unnamed knight played by David Thewlis in Kingdom Of Heaven is supposed to be God. True or False?
TRUE (either God or an angel)

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: 12 Monkeys / Mr. & Mrs. Smith / The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford
Poster: Cool World
Actor: Brad Pitt

Cinema City Film Quiz #129

[14 September 2014]


Winning Team:
Hope Springs Eternal

Genre – An optimistic drama about optimism

Runners Up:
I Asked George Lucas For A Refund For The Star Wars Blu-Ray And He Said Noooooo
Genre – I find your lack of cultural heritage disturbing
Hairy Wookie’s Hole
Genre – Porn
Dances With Wookies
Genre – Disney spinoff where members of the Star Wars universe compete at ballroom dancing


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Where is Casablanca set?
CASABLANCA, MOROCCO, AFRICA
2. What colour is the batmobile in the various batman films?
BLACK
3. Which two actors starred in the lead role in Twins? (one point per correct answer)
DANNY DEVITO / ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
4. Who directed Armageddon?
MICHAEL BAY
5. What is the name of the villain, played by Alan Rickman, in Die Hard?
HANS GRUBER
6. Complete the following quote from Apocalypse Now, “I love the smell of napalm…”
IN THE MORNING
7. Kill Bill, Chicago and Charlie’s Angels all featured which actress?
LUCY LIU
8. How many days does Ursula give Ariel to obtain the kiss of true love, in The Little Mermaid?
THREE
9. The furious five are a group of kung fu animal warriors in which animated film series?
KUNG FU PANDA
10. Who played the role of The Monster in Bride Of Frankenstein?
BORIS KARLOFF

ROUND II: Filming [Star Wars]
1. What is the name of Empire’s secret space station? TIE Fighter? Star Destroyer? Death Star?
DEATH STAR
2. Which call-sign group is Luke part of on the assault on the Death Star? Green? Gold? Red?
RED
3. Greedo is a Rodian bounty hunter contracted by whom? The Trade Federation? Jabba The Hutt? The Galactic Empire?
JABBA THE HUTT
4. What is the name of Luke’s aunt? Organa? Shmi? Beru?
BERU
5. Which of the following actors requested their appearance not be credited? Peter Cushing? Harrison Ford? James Earl Jones?
JAMES EARL JONES
6. Which character says the following quote, “We’re wanted men, I have the death sentence on twelve systems”? Ponda Baba? Cornelius Evazan? Biggs Darklighter?
CORNELIUS EVAZAN
7. In which year was Star Wars renamed Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope? 1979? 1980? 1981?
1981
8. When the Millennium Falcon returns during the Death Star trench run, it blows up one TIE fighter and wings another, which collides with Darth Vader’s custom TIE fighter. Which is the one that explodes first? Left? Right?
LEFT (screen left)
9. In Lucas’ original 1972 treatment for Star Wars, the opening sentence read, “The story of **name**, a revered Jedi-bendu of Opuchi.” What was the name of this main character? Qui-Gon? Mace Windu? Jar Binks?
MACE WINDU
10. Star Wars is the only film in the series not to feature the Darth Vader theme, The Imperial March. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Excluding the birthday surprise and the repeated shot of the train pulling away, how many Vito Corleone flashbacks appear in The Godfather: Part II?
FIVE
2. Who directed Slither, Super and Guardians Of The Galaxy?
JAMES GUNN
3. What was the title of the only Brian De Palma film set in space?
MISSION TO MARS
4. Which film featured Bryan Cranston, Nathan Fillion, Paul Giamatti, Ted Danson and Vin Diesel?
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
5. What professional alias does Robert Angier perform magic under, after the death of his wife, in The Prestige?
THE GREAT DANTON
6. In Sliding Doors, which version of Helen’s life is shown in the final scene? The timeline in which she boards or misses the tube?
THE TIMELINE IN WHICH SHE MISSES THE TUBE
7. How many of the titular Samurai survive at the end of the Seven Samurai?
THREE
8. Complete the following quote from Tombstone, “Tell all the other curs the law’s coming. You tell ’em I’m coming…”
AND HELL’S COMING WITH ME
9. Who gives the opening narration of the 2005 film, War Of The Worlds?
MORGAN FREEMAN
10. Which actors play the two lead roles in the 1999 film, The Astronaut’s Wife? (one point per correct answer)
JOHNNY DEPP / CHARLIZE THERON

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Immortal Beloved chronicles the life of which composer? Beethoven? Mozart? Bach?
BEETHOVEN
2. Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, Michael Madsen and Bill Pullman all appeared in which film? Wyatt Earp? Titan A.E. ? Under Suspicion?
WYATT EARP
3. The following quote is from which film, “The closer you are to Caesar, the greater the fear?” Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes? Centurion? The Thin Red Line?
THE THIN RED LINE
4. Which of the following French directors has made the most films? Jean-Jacques Annaud? Luc Besson? Jean-Pierre Jeunet?
LUC BESSON (17 – Luc Besson, 12 – Jean-Jacques Annaud, 7 – Jean-Pierre Jeunet)
5. Mirror Mirror and Snow White And The Huntsman were both released in which year? 2011? 2012? 2013?
2012
6. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Oceans rise, cities fall, hope survives”? Armageddon? Deep Impact? 2012?
DEEP IMPACT
7. The robot in the 2000 film Red Planet is named AMEE. What does AMEE stand for? Autonomous Mapping Exploration and Evasion? Automatic Machine for Excavating Earth? Automated Martian Environment Eroder?
AUTONOMOUS MAPPING EXPLORATION AND EVASION
8. What is the name of the eponymous character, played by Ed Norton, in The Illusionist? Melies? Voronin? Eisenheim?
EISENHEIM
9. The Fifth Element is set in which year? 2154? 2263? 2371?
2263 (2154 is Avatar, 2379 is Star Trek: Generations)
10. Before Tom Hanks was cast, John Travolta was offered the lead role in The Green Mile but turned it down. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Sid And Nancy / True Romance / Hannibal
Poster: The Book Of Eli
Actor: Gary Oldman

Cinema City Film Quiz #128

[31 August 2014]


Winning Team:
Bugs Jordan

Genre – Katie Price and Bugs Bunny have a tall black love child with big ears

Runners Up:
I Want To Touch Michael Jordan’s Magic Ball And Drink His Secret Stuff
Genre – Sports Opera
Space Jam 2: Jordan’s Sweaty Balls
Genre – Jordan (Katie Price) fingers Michael Jordan’s basketballs and covers them in sweat after a vigorous workout
Spaec Jam II: Space Jam It In Ya! ..with sexy results
Genre – Sexy sports movie with Soviet montage inserts
Toe Jam
Genre – An outbreak of athletes foot threatens the future of the team
Sissy Spacek Ham
Genre – After the blood scene in Carrie, Sissy felt it was important to not let the pigs corpse go to waste and starts a lunch deli company


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the villain in the Steven Spielberg film, Hook?
CAPTAIN JAMES HOOK
2. What type of animal is the title character in the family film Beethoven?
DOG
3. What is the codename of fictional secret agent, James Bond?
007
4. Which Pixar film is about an old man who attaches several balloons to his house and goes on an adventure?
UP
5. Michael Corleone, Tony Montana and Frank Serpico were all played by which actor?
AL PACINO
6. The aliens in 1953’s War Of The Worlds are from which planet?
MARS
7. Complete the title of this Clint Eastwood western: High Plains
DRIFTER
8. Which film series starred Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Michelle Rodriguez (amongst others)?
THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS
9. What was the title of the 2007 pseudo-biopic about Bob Dylan?
I’M NOT THERE
10. How many Rambo films have been made to date?
FOUR

ROUND II: Filming [Space Jam]
1. What do the Nerdlucks use to steal the NBA all-stars’ talent, turning them into the Monstars? A kazoo? A lasagne? A basketball?
A BASKETBALL
2. Space Jam was released in which year? 1992? 1994? 1996?
1996
3. When Michael Jordan retires from basketball, he takes up which sport? Baseball? American Football? Hockey?
BASEBALL
4. Who voices the role of the evil Mr. Swackhammer? Christopher Lloyd? Danny DeVito? Bob Hoskins?
DANNY DEVITO
5. What is the only item of clothing worn by the Nerdlucks (before they transform)? Cap? Bow tie? Shorts?
BOW TIE
6. When Bill Murray makes a last minute appearance, Mr. Swackhammer breaks the fourth wall and says, “I didn’t know [name] was in this picture.” Which actor does Swackhammer think Murray is? Rick Moranis? Gene Wilder? Dan Aykroyd?
DAN AYKROYD
7. What is the name of the failing theme park run by Mr. Swackhammer? Terror Town? Moron Mountain? Goofy Rhymes?
MORON MOUNTAIN
8. Which character wears the number 8 jersey? Lola Bunny? Yosemite Sam? Porky Pig?
PORKY PIG
9. How much did Space Jam take at the box office? 80 million dollars? 140 million dollars? 230 million dollars?
230 MILLION DOLLARS (230,418,342)
10. All of Michael Jordan’s product endorsements at the time were referenced in one sentence. True or False?
TRUE (C’mon Michael, it’s game time. Slip on your Hanes, lace up your Nikes, take your Wheaties and your Gatorade and we’ll grab a Big Mac on the way to the ballpark)

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. In which film did Dennis Hopper and Stephen Dorff play ‘space transport entrepreneurs’ with Charles Dance as a cyborg trying to stop a race of killer robots from taking over the earth?
SPACE TRUCKERS
2. How many films were directed by Richard Attenborough?
TWELVE
3. Sarah Harding, Roland Tembo, Kelly Malcolm and Alexis ‘Lex’ Murphy are characters in which film?
JURASSIC PARK: THE LOST WORLD
4. Despite being puppets in a larger conspiracy, which two countries act as the main opposing forces in The Sum Of All Fears? (one point per correct answer)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / RUSSIAN FEDERATION
5. The following quote is from which film, “If I’m wrong, nothing happens. We go to jail, peacefully, quietly, we’ll enjoy it. But if I’m right, and we can stop it, Lenny, you will have saved the lives of millions of registered voters”?
GHOSTBUSTERS
6. What type of animal is Ash (voiced by Jason Schwartzman) in Fantastic Mr. Fox?
FOX
7. How much money does the Joker distribute while releasing his Smilex gas via balloons in Batman?
TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS
8. At the end of The Town, Doug, Jem, Dez and Gloansy rob Fenway Park. What sport is played at Fenway Park?
BASEBALL
9. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Get ready for rush hour”?
SPEED
10. How old is Louis when he is turned into a vampire in Interview With The Vampire?
TWENTY FOUR

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following actors did not appear in Shakespeare In Love? Martin Clunes? Tom Wilkinson? Jim Broadbent?
JIM BROADBENT
2. How many feature films did Stanley Kubrick direct? 11? 13? 15?
THIRTEEN (Fear and Desire, Killer’s Kiss, The Killing, Paths Of Glory, Spartacus, Lolita, Dr Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, Eyes Wide Shut)
3. What was the name of the woman Azeem was to be executed for, in Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves? Jharana? Jalini? Jasmina?
JASMINA
4. Michael Douglas played the role of Nicholas Van Orton in which film? The Game? Traffic? Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past?
THE GAME
5. How many years is Andy Dufresne in prison before his escape, in The Shawshank Redemption? 19? 24? 32?
NINETEEN (1947-1966)
6. What is Colin Blythe’s (played by Donald Pleasance) one word catchphrase in The Great Escape? Splendid? Delightful? Brilliant?
SPLENDID
7. What was the highest grossing film of 1992? The Bodyguard? Aladdin? Basic Instinct?
ALADDIN
8. The following quote is from which film, “Which one of you nuts has got any guts”? One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest? 12 Monkeys? Girl, Interrupted?
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST
9. How many Oscars were awarded to 1982’s Gandhi? 6? 8? 10?
EIGHT
10. At the close of Kingpin, Bill Murray’s character scores three strikes to win a bowling tournament. These three strikes were obtained in a row by Bill Murray on his first take. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Mystery Men / Fargo / Jurassic Park III
Poster: Thank You For Smoking
Actor: William H Macy

Cinema City Film Quiz #127

[17 August 2014]


Winning Team:
Nan Of The Year

Genre – Mrs. Doubtfire becomes President

Runners Up:
The Grand Overlooked Bates Hotel
Genre – Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughan try to badly remake three different films
Dead Actor’s Society
Genre – Starring Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall and Mel Gibson’s career
Big Dick’s Halfway-Inn
Genre – One man’s struggle to fill his empty spaces
Ho-Ho-Hotel, No!
Genre – Sassy black Santa runs a hotel with hilariously racist overtones; starring Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. How many commandments were given to Moses in The Ten Commandments?
TEN
2. What colour is C3PO in the Star Wars films (excluding The Phantom Menace)?
GOLD
3. Cast Away belongs to which genre?
DRAMA
4. What nationality was Mrs. Doubtfire in the film of the same name?
SCOTTISH
5. The cave of wonders in Aladdin is in the shape of what animal’s head?
TIGER
6. The term bangarag comes from which 90’s film?
HOOK
7. In which year did Kenneth Branagh play the title role of Hamlet?
1996
8. The game Jumanji supports how many players on the board?
FOUR
9. What was the subtitle to the film, FernGully?
THE LAST RAINFOREST
10. Which 2005 best picture winning film starred Matt Dillon, Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Ryan Phillippe and Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges?
CRASH

ROUND II: Filming [Hotels]
1. Which of the following was set in a hotel? Hotel (2001)? Hotel (1967)? Hotel (2004 German)?
HOTEL
2. The phrase ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’ features heavily in which film? The Grand Budapest Hotel? Lost in Translation? The Shining?
THE SHINING
3. What is the name of Janet Leigh’s character in Psycho? Marion? Caroline? Norma?
MARION
4. How many British pensioners seek out the retirement hotel in India, in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel? Six? Seven? Eight?
SEVEN
5. What is the name of the hotel in Home Alone 2? Gramercy Park? Waldorf Astoria? The Plaza?
THE PLAZA HOTEL
6. Forgetting Sarah Marshall takes place in which country? Jamaica? Hawaii? Puerto Rico?
HAWAII
7. Over the last ninety five years, how many people have died in the eponymous room 1408? 56? 71? 102?
FIFTY SIX
8. Which of the following appeared in the animated family film, Hotel Transylvania? John Travolta? Steve Buscemi? Michael Keaton?
STEVE BUSCEMI
9. Who directed Maid In Manhattan? Martin Brest? Adam Shankman? Wayne Wang?
WAYNE WANG
10. The role of Grand High Witch in the 1990 film, The Witches, was played by two actresses. While in human form, she was portrayed by Anjelica Huston but when in make-up the performance was given by Cher. True or False?
FALSE (Cher lost out the role to Huston)

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. In One Hour Photo, Sy’s only real companionship outside of work is his pet. What animal is it?
HAMSTER
2. In the 2005 film Robots, what colour is Fender Pinwheeler, voiced by Robin Williams?
RED
3. Which film featured Kenneth Branagh, Bernard Hill, Eddie Izzard and Bill Nighy?
VALKYRIE
4. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “At the Museum of Natural History, something unnatural is occuring”?
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
5. The following quote is from which film, “Louis XVI wore a fabulous stone that was called the Blue Diamond of the Crown, which disappeared in 1792″?
TITANIC
6. How many films has Robert Rodriguez directed (excluding Four Rooms, including Sin City: A Dame To Kill For)?
SIXTEEN
7. The Birdcage is a remake of a 1978 film mutually produced by which two European counties? (one point per correct answer)
FRANCE / ITALY
8. What did Sam Mendes direct after American Beauty?
ROAD TO PERDITION
9. Popeye was released in which year?
1980
10. Despite possessing the body of a forty year old, what is the title character’s actual age in Jack?
TEN

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. In The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen, the Baron’s horse, Bucephalus, is named after the horse of which ancient ruler? Julius Caesar? Alexander The Great? Napoleon Bonaparte?
ALEXANDER THE GREAT
2. Who scored Good Will Hunting? Danny Elfman? Howard Shore? Hans Zimmer?
DANNY ELFMAN
3. What did Barry Levinson direct after Good Morning, Vietnam? Rain Man? Bugsy? Toys?
RAIN MAN
4. Dead Poets Society was released in which year? 1987? 1988? 1989?
1989
5. Which of the following did not feature Lauren Bacall? To Have And Have Not? All I Want For Christmas? The Big Sky?
THE BIG SKY
6. What is the name of Robin Williams’ character in The Fisher King? Barry? Larry? Parry?
PARRY
7. Which letter of the alphabet is used as the codename for the censorship device in South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut? Z-Chip? V-Chip? T-Chip?
V-CHIP
8. In What Dreams May Come, Chris meets his future wife Annie while on holiday in which country? Switzerland? Austria? Hungary?
SWITZERLAND
9. What was the occupation of Robin Williams’ character in Insomnia? Local police chief? Fishing and tackle shop owner? Crime fiction writer?
CRIME FICTION WRITER
10. The rhino costume in Death To Smoochy had to be changed last minute from purple to orange, to avoid several law suits from Sheryl Leach, the owner of Barney The Dinosaur. True or False?
FALSE (it was actually pink)

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Me, Myself & Irene / Cold Mountain / Cinderella Man
Poster: Shark Tale
Actor: Renee Zellweger

Cinema City Film Quiz #126

[03 August 2014]


Winning Team:
Ernest Fails His CRB Check

Genre – And then dies without fanfare. Starring Jim Varney

Runners Up:
Hairy Trotter And The Philosopher’s Touchstone.. With Sexy Results
Genre – Mumblecore science fiction
Touching The Stone
Genre – A tender romantic comedy starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Emma Stone
I’ve Lost My Dentures Whilst Maybe Shitting
Genre – Mystery; a man searches for his dentures, which possibly were lost in the public toilets during a strenuous poo
O Brothers Vincent, Jonno And David, Where Art Thou?
Genre – A vintage absentee comedy
Volcano-Pussy
Genre – Disaster Bond film


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. In which film does Jim Carrey play the role of Truman Burbank?
THE TRUMAN SHOW
2. Rashomon, Yojimbo and Tokyo Story were made in which country?
JAPAN
3. What was the title of the sequel to The Fast & The Furious?
2 FAST 2 FURIOUS
4. How many Star Wars films have been made to date?
SIX (excluding any holiday specials or animated Clone Wars films)
5. The following songs are from which film, God Help The Outcasts, Hellfire and The Bells Of Notre Dame?
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
6. Who directed Bringing Out The Dead?
MARTIN SCORSESE
7. Which film did Robert Carlisle, Tom Wilkinson and Mark Addy star in, in 1997?
THE FULL MONTY
8. Which actor was nicknamed The Duke?
JOHN WAYNE
9. In which film does Samuel L. Jackson play a character who mockingly describes hamburgers as the cornerstone to any nutritious breakfast?
PULP FICTION
10. When introduced by Carl Denham, what title is given to King Kong?
THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD

ROUND II: Filming [Touchstone Pictures]
1. In The Rocketeer, what item does Cliff find and use to become a quasi-hero? Mask? Shield? Jetpack?
JETPACK
2. Who played one of the title roles in Turner & Hooch? Jim Belushi? Tom Hanks? Burt Reynolds?
TOM HANKS
3. Pretty Woman was released in which year? 1989? 1990? 1991?
1990
4. Three Men And A Little Lady was released how many years after Three Men And A Baby? 3? 4? 5?
THREE (1987 / 1990)
5. Who received top billing in the 1987 film, Stakeout? Richard Dreyfuss? Emilio Estevez? Madeline Stowe?
RICHARD DREYFUSS
6. What was the first film to be released under the Touchstone logo? The Colour Of Money? Ernest Goes To Camp? Splash?
SPLASH
7. Which film starred Al Pacino and Colin Farrell? Hart’s War? Pride And Glory? The Recruit?
THE RECRUIT
8. Where do Annie and Bryan go on their honeymoon at the end of Father Of The Bride? France? Egypt? Hawaii?
HAWAII
9. Touchstone Pictures is owned by which parent company? Disney? Sony? MGM?
DISNEY
10. Whilst shooting Lincoln, Spielberg felt out of place in comfortable contemporary clothes so directed in a suit. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What is Sarah Connor’s middle initial, as seen in The Terminator?
J (Jeanette)
2. The Ladykillers was released and remade in which respective years? (one point per correct answer)
1955 / 2004
3. How many films has Dustin Hoffman directed?
ONE (Quartet)
4. What is the title of the film in which John Travolta unlocks genius level intellect and telekinetic powers with a brain tumour?
PHENOMENON
5. The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy opens on which day of the week?
THURSDAY
6. The poster for Signs is predominantly which colour?
ORANGE / BROWN / BURNT SIENNA
7. Excluding the upcoming Rampage 2 and In The Name Of The King 3, how many films has Uwe Boll directed?
27
8. The role of Roman cavalry officer Artorius Castus was played by Clive Owen in which film?
KING ARTHUR
9. The following quote is from which film, “I’m afraid my condition has left me cold to your pleas of mercy”?
BATMAN & ROBIN
10. Mondego, Villefort, Danglars and Jacopo are characters in which film?
THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Oliver Reed, John Malkovich and Kiefer Sutherland have all played which character? Athos? Willy Loman? Charles II?
ATHOS
2. Before Whoopi Goldberg was cast, who was the lead role in Sister Act actually written for? Barbara Streisand? Bette Midler? Meryl Streep?
BETTE MIDLER
3. Who plays the role of Grace MacLean, the girl injured at the start of The Horse Whisperer? Jennifer Lawrence? Scarlett Johansson? Amy Adams?
SCARLETT JOHANSSON
4. Ashamed that her husband is in prison, what does Penny tell her children happened to Ulysses Everett McGill, in O Brother Where Art Thou? He was hit by a train? He drowned? He fell off a barn roof?
HE WAS HIT BY A TRAIN
5. An American Tail, All Dogs Go To Heaven, Anastasia and Titan A.E. were all directed by whom? Don Bluth? Ted Berman? Ron Clements?
DON BLUTH
6. According to The Prestige, which of the following is the second part of the magic trick? The Prestige? The Pledge? The Turn?
THE TURN
7. Which of the following is not a quote from Team America? You will die a peasant’s death? I don’t know nothing about fancy cars and fancy restaurants? You didn’t kill your brother, it was those walruses?
YOU DIDN’T KILL YOUR BROTHER, IT WAS THOSE WALRUSES
8. In The Prince Of Egypt, which character was voiced by Ralph Fiennes? Rameses II? Seti I? Moses?
RAMESES II
9. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Trapped in time, surrounded by evil, low on gas”? Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me? Evil Dead 3: Army Of Darkness? Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World?
ARMY OF DARKNESS
10. The Burt Reynolds film, Cop And A Half, was originally supposed to be a sequel to Kindergarten Cop. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Thin Red Line / Ocean’s Thirteen / The Ides Of March
Poster: The Peacemaker
Actor: George Clooney

Cinema City Film Quiz #125

[20 July 2014]


Winning Team:
Friends Of Prot Pay It Forward

Genre – Science fiction do-good film

Runners Up:
Some Damn Good Ribs
Genre – Kevin Spacey turns cannibal
T-Pax
Genre – An alien searches the earth for a solution to his menstrual cycle problems, so that he can do every day activities such as roller-skating, rock climbing and pillow fights


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the villainous king in Richard III?
RICHARD
2. Who directed Close Encounters Of The Third Kind?
STEVEN SPIELBERG
3. What colour is Luke’s first lightsaber in Star Wars?
BLUE (arguably the hilt was black and silver)
4. Big Daddy, Little Nicky and Happy Gilmore all starred which actor?
ADAM SANDLER
5. Groundhog Day was released in which year?
1993
6. Jigsaw is the name of the killer in which film series?
SAW
7. Highlander mostly takes place in which two countries (one point per correct answer)?
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / SCOTALND
8. What animal is the Sheriff of Nottingham in Disney’s Robin Hood?
WOLF
9. How many films have been released titled Planet Of The Apes?
TWO (1968 / 2001)
10. In the Marvel movie of the same name, what is The Punisher’s logo?
A SKULL

ROUND II: Filming [Kevin Spacey]
1. Which character did Kevin Spacey play in Superman Returns? Superman? Lex Luthor? Perry White?
LEX LUTHOR
2. Seven was released in which year? 1995? 1996? 1997?
1995
3. What colour are the ants in A Bug’s Life? Blue? Green? Red?
BLUE
4. How many men are seen in the line-up in The Usual Suspects? Four? Five? Six?
FIVE
5. Margin Call is supposed to be set in which year? 1991? 2001? 2008?
2008
6. In Ordinary Decent Criminal, the stolen portrait Michael is unable to fence was painted by whom? Rembrandt? Caravaggio? Picasso?
CARAVAGGIO
7. What nickname is given to Sergeant Exley after he apprehends the NiteOwl killers, in LA Confidential? Machine Gun Eddie? Pistol-Packing Edmund? Shotgun Ed?
SHOTGUN ED
8. Who directed Glengarry Glen Ross? James Foley? Alan Pakula? Bruno Barreto?
JAMES FOLEY
9. Kevin Spacey plays the role of Chris Sabien in which film? The Negotiator? Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil? Outbreak?
THE NEGOTIATOR
10. Despite brandishing his gun in almost every scene in The Ref, Denis Leary’s character only fires it once. True or False?
TRUE (at a smoke alarm)

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Who played Donald Kimball, the detective hunting Patrick Bateman (in theory), in American Psycho?
WILLEM DAFOE
2. How many films has Guy Ritchie directed?
SEVEN (Lock Stock, Snatch, Swept Away, Revolver, RocknRolla, Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes 2)
3. Who directed the 1986 film Blue Velvet?
DAVID LYNCH
4. What are the names of the two lead characters in Superbad? (one point per correct answer)
SETH / EVAN
5. How old is Mathilda in Leon?
TWELVE
6. Which film features Liz Sherman, Abe Sapien and John Myers?
HELLBOY
7. What is the subtitle of Terminator 3?
RISE OF THE MACHINES
8. The Mel Brooks spoof Spaceballs was released in which year?
1987
9. Which film starred Kevin Bacon, Keifer Sutherland and Julia Roberts?
FLATLINERS
10. How many James Bond films featured Roger Moore?
SEVEN

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The following quote is from which film, “I eat breakfast 300 yards away from 4000 Cubans who are trained to kill me, so don’t think for one second that you can come down here, flash a badge and make me nervous”? Rules Of Engagement? A Few Good Men? Behind Enemy Lines?
A FEW GOOD MEN
2. Which of the following did not feature in 1990’s Dick Tracy? Dustin Hoffman? James Caan? Harvey Keitel?
HARVEY KEITEL
3. My Fair Lady, Mad Max 2, The Colour Purple and The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button were all distributed by which studio? Warner Bros.? Universal? Paramount?
WARNER BROS
4. Which actor made his film debut as Mitch’s son in City Slickers? Jake Gyllenhaal? Elijah Wood? Josh Harnett?
JAKE GYLLENHAAL
5. In The Karate Kid, what is Mr. Miyagi’s first name? Sato? Toshiro? Kesuke?
KESUKE
6. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Can two friends sleep together and still love each other in the morning”? You’ve Got Mail? When Harry Met Sally? When A Man Loves A Woman?
WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
7. What is the entire economy of Swallow Falls based on, in Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs? Beetroot? Milk? Sardines?
SARDINES
8. The 2003 film, Girl With A Pearl Earring, is set in which country? France? Holland? Belgium?
HOLLAND
9. What is the title of the film in which an IRS auditor discovers he is the subject of an author’s book? A True Story? It’s My Life? Stranger Than Fiction?
STRANGER THAN FICTION
10. Kevin Spacey was cast to play the villain in The Patriot but after Mel Gibson recouped his 25 million dollar fee, the budget couldn’t accommodate Spacey, so they had to recast. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Gangster Squad / Carlito’s Way / Mystic River
Poster: Milk
Actor: Sean Penn

Cinema City Film Quiz #124

[06 July 2014]


Winning Team:
Goofellas

Genre – A mafia tale of competing ooze

Runners Up:
Goo’s Company
Genre – A buddy comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. In Being John Malkovich, Craig Schwartz finds a door that takes you into the mind of which actor?
JOHN MALKOVICH
2. What is the name of Simba’s uncle in The Lion King?
SCAR
3. Which prison is the setting for the 1995 action film, The Rock?
ALCATRAZ
4. Brad Pitt and Kevin Spacey appeared together in which film?
SE7EN
5. What was the title of the sequel to The Da Vinci Code?
ANGELS AND DEMONS
6. What meal do the two lead dogs iconically share in Lady & The Tramp?
SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS
7. What does Antonio Banderas’ character use to store his guns in Desperado?
GUITAR CASE
8. Which two actors play the roles of Special Agent Ashburn and Detective Mullins in The Heat? (one point per correct answer)
SANDRA BULLOCK / MELISSA MCCARTHY
9. Which actor was nominated for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I at the 71st Academy Awards?
CATE BLANCHETT
10. What was the title of the spin off to The Mummy Returns?
THE SCORPION KING

ROUND II: Filming [Films with ‘goo’ in]
1. What was the subtitle of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II? Back From The Sewers? They’re Back? The Secret Of The Ooze?
THE SECRET OF THE OOZE
2. In X-Men, which character has the ability to spit a toxic goo? Sabretooth? Toad? Cyclops?
TOAD
3. What colour was The Blob? Green? White? Red?
RED
4. The Thing was released in which year? 1978? 1980? 1982?
1982
5. Where does Peter attempt to propose to Mary Jane in Spider-Man 3? A theatre? A restaurant? A rooftop?
A RESTAURANT
6. The title Flubber is an amalgam of which two words? Flying Rubber? Focused Blubber? Floating Tub?
FLYING RUBBER
7. Terminator II is set in which year? 1991? 1993? 1995?
1995
8. Which director wrote the screenplay for Alien Resurrection? Joss Whedon? Shane Black? Jon Favreau?
JOSS WHEDON
9. What is the name of the song used to animate the Statue Of Liberty in Ghostbusters II? Lift Me Up? You Raise Me? Higher And Higher?
HIGHER AND HIGHER
10. In Raiders Of The Lost Ark, only three sides (the front, top and side) of the ark prop were actually built. As such, it is almost always filmed from the side or a single corner without the camera moving around it. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Assault On Precinct 13 is a remake of which Western?
RIO BRAVO
2. In Splash, what does Madison transform into?
HUMAN (from a mermaid)
3. What was the name of the main villain in the 2011 film, Captain America?
THE RED SKULL (Johann Schmidt)
4. In which film did Jesus Christ deliver his Sermon On The Mount at Tea Time (according to the on-screen caption)?
MONTY PYTHON’S LIFE OF BRIAN
5. Which film starred James Stewart and Richard Attenborough, then Dennis Quaid and Giovani Ribisi in the same roles in the remake of the same name?
FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX
6. In Big Trouble In Little China, Wo Pan is looking for a girl with what colour eyes?
GREEN / EMERALD
7. Finish the following quote from The Cider House Rules, “Good night you Princes of Maine, you Kings of..”
NEW ENGLAND
8. Which Indiana Jones film features the Cross Of Coronado?
INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE
9. What is the name of Robert Neville’s pet dog in I Am Legend?
SAM / SAMANTHA
10. Who directed the 1989 film The Killer?
JOHN WOO

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What nickname is given to the Main Force Patrol in Mad Max? Bronze? Fuzz? Cowboys?
BRONZE
2. What is the name of the sword in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? Green Destiny? Jade Oath Keeper? Emerald Fate Slayer?
GREEN DESTINY
3. The Story Of The Kelly Gang was the first film to run over an hour with a solid narrative and is therefore considered the first feature film. In which year was it released? 1897? 1906? 1911?
1906
4. The following was the poster tagline for which film, “Mixing business and girls! Mixing thrills and girls! Mixing danger and girls!”? The Living Daylights? Goldfinger? For Your Eyes Only?
GOLDFINGER
5. What was Orson Welles’ first name? William? Arthur? George?
GEORGE
6. What was Chihiro’s slave name in Spirited Away? Chi-Chi? Toph? Sen?
SEN
7. How tall is Arnold Schwarzenegger? 6’2″? 6’4″? 6’6″?
6 FOOT 2 INCHES
8. What colour are the Gingerbread Man’s gumdrop buttons in Shrek? Blue? Purple? Green?
PURPLE
9. The following quote is from which film, “It’s out of control and it’s coming your way. You got about fifteen minutes. Now, they wanna try something. They wanna blow those water tanks two floors above you.”? The Towering Inferno? The Poseidon Adventure? Speed 2: Cruise Control?
THE TOWERING INFERNO
10. A Best Boy is a chief assistant to various departments. If this role is performed by a woman, they are credited Best Girl. True or False?
FALSE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Nixon / Meet Joe Black / Beowulf
Poster: Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Actor: Anthony Hopkins

Cinema City Film Quiz #123

[22 June 2014]


Winning Team:
AirBud Weiser

Genre – A doggie sports comedy

Runners Up:
Beer Oculus
Genre – A director has to justify his beery reasons for his cast, which includes Jodie Foster, David Tennant and Alec Guinness. Music by the Coors
The Beer Hunter
Genre – James Hetfield mistakes a Norfolk beer festival for a bear hunt with humorous and disastrous results
Beer Window
Genre – Man with beer goggles sees all kinds of crazy shit whilst overlooking a pub


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. To Kill A Mockingbird was adapted from which book by Harper Lee?
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
2. What was the title of Quentin Tarantino’s directorial debut?
RESERVOIR DOGS (arguably My Best Friend’s Birthday)
3. Which 1992 film starred Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone?
BASIC INSTINCT
4. City Lights, Modern Times and The Kid all starred which actor?
CHARLIE CHAPLIN
5. What is the title of the Bourne film that doesn’t star Matt Damon?
THE BOURNE LEGACY
6. The King’s Speech was released in which year?
2010
7. The following quote is from which film, “As God is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again”?
GONE WITH THE WIND
8. Who starred in the lead role in Arachnophobia?
JEFF DANIELS
9. Despite a few cameo appearances, the city of Minas Tirith plays a central part in which Lord Of The Rings film?
THE RETURN OF THE KING
10. What type of creature is Pascal in Disney’s Tangled?
CHAMELEON

ROUND II: Filming [Films in which beer is drunk]
1. What was the first film in Edgar Wright’s Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy? Shaun Of The Dead? Hot Fuzz? The World’s End?
SHAUN OF THE DEAD
2. What is Captain America’s real name? Clint Barton? Steve Rogers? Donald Blake?
STEVE ROGERS
3. Who directed the 2009 film Flight? Spike Lee? Edward Zwick? Robert Zemeckis?
ROBERT ZEMECKIS
4. What does James Cagney push into Mae Clarke’s face in The Public Enemy? Orange? Grapefruit? Lemon?
GRAPEFRUIT
5. What was the main poster tagline for E.T. The Extra Terrestrial? His adventure on Earth? Our first visitor? An intergalactic friendship?
HIS ADVENTURE ON EARTH
6. In one of the worst examples of product placement, in he Deer Hunter, Robert De Niro says, “I’ll get you a [brand]. It’s a good beer, it’s the best around.” What was the brand of beer? Rolling Rock? Lone Star? Coors Original?
ROLLING ROCK
7. Ice Cold In Alex was made in which year? 1951? 1958? 1963?
1958
8. The epilogue for Animal House details what happens to the various students. What is the fate of John Belushi’s character, Bluto? His whereabouts are unknown? He becomes a United States Senator? He becomes a gynaecologist in Beverly Hills?
HE BECOMES A US SENATOR
9. Which of the following Withnail And I quotes comes first, chronologically speaking? Shut up, I’ll deal with this. We’ve gone on holiday by mistake? Look at my tongue, it’s like a great yellow sock? I don’t advise a haircut man, all hairdressers are in the employment of the government?
LOOK AT MY TONGUE, IT’S LIKE A GREAT YELLOW SOCK
10. Before Josh Brolin was brought in, Christian Bale was cast to play George W. Bush in Oliver Stone’s W. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What was the title of the Ivan Reitman film that featured David Duchovny and Julianne Moore?
EVOLUTION
2. George Clooney received top billing in Ocean’s Eleven, where did Brad Pitt appear (I.e. second, third, etc)?
FOURTH BILLING (behind Matt Damon and Andy Garcia)
3. What was the title of the 1976 body-swap film starring Barbara Harris and Jodie Foster?
FREAKY FRIDAY
4. After Lester is laid off, in American Beauty, he takes a job in which type of business? [bonus point for the company name]
FAST FOOD [Mr. Smiley’s]
5. In Lawrence Of Arabia, when T.E. Lawrence is dispatched to the Arab Bureau, which country is Prince Faisal fighting against?
TURKEY (Ottoman Empire)
6. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire usually consists of fifteen questions, how many are detailed in Slumdog Millionaire?
NINE
7. How many times have John and Joan Cusack appeared on-screen together?
TEN (Sixteen Candles, Grandview USA, Broadcast News, Say Anything, Grosse Pointe Blank, Cradle Will Rock, High Fidelity, Martian Child, War Inc)
8. Who played the lead roles in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels? (one point per correct answer)
STEVE MARTIN / MICHAEL CAINE
9. How many tunnels are simultaneously dug in The Great Escape?
THREE
10. The following songs are from which film: No Place Like London, My Friends, Epiphany and A Little Priest?
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which character is the second to die in Alien? Brett? Parker? Lambert?
BRETT
2. The Big Sleep was released in which year? 1946? 1949? 1951?
1946
3. What is the name of Leonardo DiCaprio’s character in The Departed? Colin Sullivan? Billy Costigan? Sean Dignam?
BILLY COSTIGAN
4. Nicolas Cage won his Oscar for his role in which film? Raising Arizona? Adaptation? Leaving Las Vegas?
LEAVING LAS VEGAS
5. In The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Henrick asks Blomkvist to investigate the disappearance and assumed murder of his niece, how many years ago? 20? 30? 40?
FORTY
6. How many families make up the New York syndicate in The Godfather? Four? Five? Six?
FIVE (Corleones, Tattaglias, Barzinis, Cuneos, Straccis)
7. In Memento, one of Leonard’s only clues to his wife’s killer’s identity is the name John followed by which letter? T? D? G?
G
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “No Law, No Rules, No Order”? Miami Vice? Bad Boys II? American Gangster?
MIAMI VICE
9. How many years has The Truman Show been on air, when Truman Burbank starts to get suspicious? 30? 35? 40?
THIRTY
10. Fritz Lang paid for H. G. Wells to travel to Germany to assist with the scripting of the 1927 silent film, Metropolis. True or False?
FALSE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Hook / Rain Man / All The President’s Men
Poster: I Heart Huckabees
Actor: Dustin Hoffman

Cinema City Film Quiz #122

[08 June 2014]


Winning Team:
Dr. Dajovich Hams It Up

Genre – Comedy

Runners Up:
The Hammer Is My Penis
Genre – A biopic about the life and times of Captain Hammer
Stop. Hammer Time
Genre – Hip hop horror


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is Alex Murphy’s profession before and after his transformation to Robocop?
POLICE OFFICER
2. Which Back To The Future instalment actually takes place in the future?
PART II
3. How many uncles does Casper have in the film of the same name?
THREE
4. Who composed the score for the Star Wars saga?
JOHN WILLIAMS
5. The Land Before Time is about what kind of creatures?
DINOSAURS
6. What is the full title of the first Conan film?
CONAN THE BARBARIAN
7. What colour are the British uniforms in Zulu?
RED
8. The Wedding Singer is set in which decade?
EIGHTIES
9. What colour are the roses before they are painted red in Alice In Wonderland?
WHITE
10. What are the names of Gomez and Morticia’s children in The Addam’s Family? (one point per correct answer)
PUGSLEY / WEDNESDAY

ROUND II: Filming [Hammer Film Special]
1. Who played the title role in Rasputin: The Mad Monk in 1966? Alec Guinness? Charlton Heston? Christopher Lee?
CHRISTOPHER LEE
2. The Hammer version of The Mummy was released in which year? 1957? 1959? 1962?
1959
3. Who played the role of Abby the vampire in Let Me In? Chloe Grace Moretz? Dakota Fanning? AnnaSophia Robb?
CHLOE GRACE MORETZ
4. What was the poster tagline for The Curse Of Frankenstein? ..will haunt you forever? ..will scar your imagination? ..will shock your core?
WILL HAUNT YOU FOREVER
5. What is the name of the lead character in The Woman In Black? Sam? Joseph? Arthur?
ARTHUR
6. To avoid confusion with the Universal film, 1958’s Dracula was released in the US under which title? Curse Of Dracula? Horror Of Dracula? Reign Of Dracula?
HORROR OF DRACULA
7. What is the title of the Hammer film about a lone astronaut who survives a rocket journey but is infected with a parasitic alien life-form which can absorb matter? X The Unknown? Moon Zero Two? The Quatermass Xperiment?
THE QUATERMASS XPERIMENT
8. The role of the werewolf in 1961’s The Curse Of The Werewolf was the first credited appearance of which actor? Oliver Reed? Albert Finney? Peter O’Toole?
OLIVER REED
9. Which of the following was not one of the prominent Hammer directors? Terence Fisher? John Gilling? Robert Bresson?
ROBERT BRESSON
10. Hammer regulars Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee are cousins. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Darren Aronofsky has directed six films. Name them. (one point per correct answer)
PI / REQUIEM FOR A DREAM / THE FOUNTAIN / THE WRESTLER / BLACK SWAN / NOAH
2. What is the prince’s name in Beauty & The Beast?
ADAM
3. Who directed The Conversation, Peggy Sue Got Married and Jack?
FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
4. How many films have featured Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock?
TWO (Speed, The Lake House)
5. Rick Deckard is the lead character in which film?
BLADE RUNNER
6. How many types of bugs are seen in Starship Troopers?
SIX (Arachnids, Brain Bug, Spy Bug, Plasma Bug, Hopper Bug, Chariot Bug)
7. What is the eponymous Private Ryan’s first name in Saving Private Ryan?
JAMES
8. Who directed Carlito’s Way?
BRIAN DE PALMA
9. At the start of Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, Jones learns that his father was searching for the Holy Grail in which city?
VENICE
10. The following quote is from which film, “A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it”?
MEN IN BLACK

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. In which film did Robin Williams play a fictional President Of The United States? Man Of The Year? World’s Greatest Dad? The Birdcage?
MAN OF THE YEAR
2. What is the title of the hostage film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Nicolas Cage? Amos And Andrew? The Negotiator? Zandalee?
AMOS AND ANDREW
3. Who directed The Wizard Of Oz? Michael Curtiz? Henry King? Victor Fleming?
VICTOR FLEMING
4. Which of the following is not a Godzilla foe? Rodan? Bacillus? Ghidorah?
BACILLUS
5. Martin Scorsese’s The Age Of Innocence was released in which year? 1991? 1993? 1995?
1993
6. What is the name of the leper king in Kingdom Of Heaven? Godfrey? Baldwin? Amalric? [bonus point for naming the uncredited actor who played the role]
BALDWIN [Ed Norton]
7. Who does Peter leave in charge when he leaves Neverland at the end of Hook? No Naps? Pockets? Thud Butt?
THUD BUTT
8. What did the Coens direct in 2001? O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Man Who Wasn’t There? Intolerable Cruelty?
THE MAN WHO WASN’T THERE
9. The opening scenes of Prometheus were filmed in which country? Iceland? Greenland? Canada?
ICELAND
10. Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are siblings. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Wild Hogs / Bolt / Get Shorty
Poster: Look Who’s Talking Now
Actor: John Travolta