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

Cinema City Film Quiz #121

[11 May 2014]


Winning Team:
Chavatar

Genre – Essex and Croyden battle it out to see who can make the best adaptation of the highest grossing movie of all time

Runners Up:
You Had Me At Halal
Genre – UKIP RomCom
The Hungover Games: Snatch On Fire
Genre – A lady wakes up from a heavy night with a hangover and a burning sensation down below – a mystery whodunnit
Is John Carter On This List?
Genre – It should be
Team Name
Genre – An action adventure: search for an awesome name


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. How many convicts are assigned to Major Reisman in The Dirty Dozen
?
TWELVE
2. What type of monster is the main antagonist in Dracula?
VAMPIRE
3. What type of animal was Robin Hood in the 1973 animated film of the same name?
FOX
4. Who plays the lead role in Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas?
JOHNNY DEPP
5. What was Alec Trevelyan’s (played by Sean Bean) MI6 code number in Goldeneye?
006
6. What was the most recent film directed by Steven Spielberg?
LINCOLN
7. What was the title of the first sequel to The Addams Family?
ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES
8. Jurassic Park was produced by which studio?
UNIVERSAL
9. Lock, Stock And Two Smokin’ Barrels, Snatch and Sherlock Holmes were all directed by whom?
GUY RITCHIE
10. Who played the villainous role of Vince LaRocca in Sister Act?
HARVEY KEITEL

ROUND II: Filming [Biggest Earners 2003-2014 Special]
1. Which Shrek sequel was the highest grossing film of 2004? Shrek 2? Shrek The Third? Shrek Forever After?
SHREK 2
2. What is the name of the contest depicted in Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire? The Magical Gathering? The Tri-Wizard Tournament? The Sorcerer’s League?
THE TRI-WIZARD TOURNAMENT
3. Which character replaced Barbosa as the lead villain in Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest? Davy Jones? Blackbeard? Long John Silver?
DAVY JONES
4. Which 2007 film was not only the highest earner of that year but also the most expensive film ever made? Spider-Man 3? Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End? I Am Legend?
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD’S END
5. In The Dark Knight, how many times does the Joker ask “Do you know how I got these scars?” Three? Four? Five?
THREE (to Gambol, Rachel, Batman)
6. What is the Na’vi word for the flying apex predator that Jake wrangles, in Avatar? Pa’li? Toruk? Ikran?
TORUK (meaning Last Shadow)
7. How old is Andy in Toy Story 3? Seventeen? Eighteen? Nineteen?
SEVENTEEN
8. In Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows – Part 2, where is the Horcrux Helga Hufflepuff’s Cup located? The room of requirement? Bellatrix’s Vault at Gringotts? A seaside cave?
BELLATRIX’S VAULT AT GRINGOTTS
9. What is the name of the leader of the Chitauri, who frequently converses with Loki, in The Avengers? The Other? The Master? The Leader?
THE OTHER
10. Iron Man 3 did not feature a single song by AC/DC. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which actor portrayed the following characters: Doc Hudson, John Rooney, Eddie Felson and Luke Jackson?
PAUL NEWMAN
2. What is the killer’s alias in Dirty Harry?
SCORPIO
3. In Munich, Avner’s group is recruited to assassinate how many Palestinians?
ELEVEN
4. What is Melvin Udall’s profession in As Good As It Gets?
NOVELIST
5. Scent Of A Woman is a remake of Profumo Di Donna, which was released in which year?
1974
6. Ray Brower is a character in which film?
STAND BY ME
7. Who directed Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
ROBERT ZEMECKIS
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “The first casualty of war is innocence”?
PLATOON
9. When finally confronting Captain Terrill, in The Outlaw Josey Wales, Wales calmly and methodically dry fires each chamber in all four of his pistols before stabbing Terrill with a sword. How many times does Wales pull the trigger?
TWENTY FOUR
10. Which film starred Martin Sheen, Daniel Day-Lewis, John Gielgud and Ben Kingsley?
GANDHI

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which film holds the record for bestselling movie soundtrack? The Bodyguard? Titanic? Grease?
THE BODYGUARD
2. Which of the following was not directed by both Hitchcock and Kubrick? Peter Sellers? James Mason? Laurence Olivier?
PETER SELLERS (JM North By Northwest / Lolita and LO Rebecca / Spartacus)
3. Warner Bros. and Geffen didn’t care for the title Beetlejuice and wanted to change it. Which of the following was not optioned? Spookfest? House Ghosts? Scared Sheetless?
SPOOKFEST
4. All The President’s Men was released how many years after the Watergate scandal? Four? Six? Eight?
FOUR
5. In which film did Jackie Chan briefly portray Chun Li and E. Honda from Street Fighter? City Hunter? Twin Dragons? Police Story 3: Super Cop?
CITY HUNTER
6. Eighties family film Short Circuit faced controversy over which of the following? Newton’s Indian assistant was played by a white actor? Number Five’s lower half was a direct replica of the Hunter-Killers in The Terminator? Ally Sheedy was led to believe the robot was really sentient and sued for defamation of character out of embarrassment?
NEWTON’S INDIAN ASSISTANT WAS PLAYED BY A WHITE ACTOR
7. When Logan and Jessica leave the dome, in Logan’s Run, which US city do they find themselves in? Washington DC? Chicago? Los Angeles?
WASHINGTON DC
8. The following quote is from which film, “You are way behind the times. The guys of the 80s aren’t tough, they are sensitive people”? Lethal Weapon? Lethal Weapon 2? Lethal Weapon 3?
LETHAL WEAPON
9. In Yojimbo, Toshiro Mifune’s character gives his name as Sanjuro. What is the English translation of Sanjuro? Thirty year old man? Warrior? Blind monk?
THIRTY YEAR OLD MAN
10. Spencer Tracy’s posthumous Oscar, for Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, was collected by Katherine Hepburn and Tracy’s widow Louise, neither of whom gave an acceptance speech. True or False?
FALSE (Rod Steiger won the award, not Spencer Tracy)

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Invasion Of The Body Snatchers / Buffy The Vampire Slayer / Space Cowboys
Poster: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
Actor: Donald Sutherland

Cinema City Film Quiz #120

[27 April 2014]


Winning Team:
Toast Busters On Elm Street

Genre – Cookery horror/thriller involving toasted bread products

Runners Up:
1984 Two: Electric Boogaloo
Genre – Much maligned disco themed sequel to the George Orwell classic
A Nightmare On St Andrews Street
Genre – Horror
Foot Bruce
Genre – After the tragic loss of Bruce Forsyth in May 2014, his foot is cryogenically frozen. 500 years later, after being accidentally defrosted, it escapes and competes in Strictly Come Dancing 2514
1894: Big Brother’s Baby Years
Genre – Unnecessary prequel to 1984 showing Big Brother as an enthusiastic, carefree six year old. Directed by George Lucas
Hammerdeus
Genre – Thor takes on Mozart
A Fistful Of Euros
Genre – Western: A wandering politician plays two rival parties against each other, whilst claiming second home allowance and threatening Lenny Henry


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the Broadway star being awarded at the start of in All About Eve?
EVE HARRINGTON
2. What is the anglicised version of the Japanese character and film series Gojira?
GODZILLA
3. Titus, Coriolanus and The Tempest are adaptations of plays by which playwright?
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
4. What was the title of the most recent Terminator movie?
TERMINATOR: SALVATION
5. The ant colony in A Bug’s Life is ruled over by what type of insect?
GRASSHOPPERS
6. Who was the central villain in Spider-Man 2?
OTTO OCTAVIUS / DR. OCTOPUS
7. Which 1992 Western starred Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman and Richard Harris?
UNFORGIVEN
8. Achilles, Helen, Paris and Hector are the main characters in which 2004 film?
TROY
9. Who directed Tropic Thunder?
BEN STILLER
10. Tinto Brass’ Caligula was released in which year?
1979 (although 1980 in the US)

ROUND II: Filming [1984 Special]
1. Who played the lead role in Footloose? Kevin Bacon? Bruce Willis? John Travolta?
KEVIN BACON
2. Gremlins takes place during which season? Summer? Winter? Autumn?
WINTER
3. What is the name of John Kreese’s dojo in The Karate Kid? Viper Kira? Python Ko? Cobra Kai?
COBRA KAI
4. How are Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen’s characters (Jed and Matt Eckert) related in Red Dawn? Brothers? Cousins? Father/Son?
BROTHERS
5. Which of the following did not appear in The Bounty? Liam Neeson? Robert Carlisle? Daniel Day-Lewis?
ROBERT CARLISLE
6. Who composed the score for Ghostbusters? Randy Edelman? Brad Fiedel? Elmer Bernstein?
ELMER BERNSTEIN
7. Mola Ram and the Thuggees in Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom steal three of how many Sankara stones? 5? 6? 7?
FIVE
8. The entirety of Once Upon A Time In America takes place over how many years? 29? 37? 48?
FORTY EIGHT (although if it’s all just an opium dream, it could be 12)
9. What was Muad’Dib’s name before he went into the desert, in Dune? Duncan? Feyd? Paul?
PAUL
10. As Tom Hulce can’t actually play the piano, none of the harpsichords and pianos seen in Amadeus have strings. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Name an actor whose surname begins with V.
SELF EXPLANATORY
2. Ian McKellen, Robert Downey Jnr and Maggie Smith all appeared in which film?
RICHARD III
3. The following quote is from which film, “There’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Mostly dead is slightly alive.”?
THE PRINCESS BRIDE
4. Which actor played the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service?
GEORGE LAZENBY
5. In which room of her flat does Amelie find the old metal box of childhood memorabilia, in Amelie?
BATHROOM
6. What is Tyler’s final Project Mayhem plan in Fight Club?
DESTROY CREDIT CARD COMPANY BUILDINGS TO ERASE ALL DEBT
7. Who destroys the batcave in Batman Forever?
THE RIDDLER
8. What animal does Rocky keep as a pet in Rocky?
TURTLES
9. How many films have the Coen Brothers directed?
SIXTEEN (Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Miller’s Crossing, Barton Fink, The Hudsucker Proxy, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou, The Man Who Wasn’t There, Intolerable Cruelty, The Ladykillers, No Country For Old Men, Burn After Reading, A Serious Man, True Grit, Inside Llewyn Davis)
10. What are the first names of the three lead members of Spinal Tap? (one point per correct answer)
DAVID / NIGEL / DEREK

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What was the name of the orang-utan in Every Which Way But Loose and Any Which Way You Can? Clive? Clint? Clyde?
CLYDE
2. Who voices Blu the Macaw in Rio? Neil Patrick Harris? Jesse Eisenberg? Owen Wilson?
JESSE EISENBERG
3. What was the title of the supernatural thriller directed by Brian De Palma two years after Carrie? The Fury? Blow Out? Sisters?
THE FURY
4. Star Wars was the highest grossing film of 1977, what was the second highest? Close Encounters Of The Third Kind? Saturday Night Fever? Smokey And The Bandit?
SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT
5. Which of the following was not directed by Woody Allen? Bullets Over Broadway? Night Falls On Manhattan? Deconstructing Harry?
NIGHT FALLS ON MANHATTAN
6. Who directed Starman with Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen? John Carpenter? Ron Howard? Robert Zemeckis?
JOHN CARPENTER
7. Straw Dogs is set in the fictional village of Wakely, in which county? Somerset? Devon? Cornwall?
CORNWALL
8. Which of the following was not directed by Renny Harlin? Cliffhanger? Last Action Hero? The Long Kiss Goodnight?
LAST ACTION HERO
9. What was the poster tagline for the 1978 thriller, The Boys From Brazil? If they survive, will we? When do boys become men? If war is hell, then what comes after?
IF THEY SURVIVE, WILL WE
10. The acidic blood in Alien was made by combining glow-stick fluid and KY Jelly. True or False?
FALSE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Batman Returns / Antz / Man On Fire
Poster: The Deer Hunter
Actor: Christopher Walken

Cinema City Film Quiz #119

[13 April 2014]


Winning Team:
Orlando, The Witch And Michael Clayton Need To Talk About Kevin

Genre – A transgender legal fantasy about paedophobia

Runners Up:
We Need To Talk About Coming Up With A Team Name
Genre – What rhymes with Tilda?
Gurn After Reading
Genre – Coming of age horror. After reading a haunted book, its readers are subjected to a lifetime of gurning
<We Need To Talk About Woody
Genre – Toy Story sequel
Can You Hear The Drums Orlando
Genre – Virginia Wolf celebrates 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision
Til-Da End
Genre – Science fiction: Earth’s final chapter


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Harrison Ford played Han Solo in Star Wars: A New Hope. Who played the same character in the sequels?
HARRISON FORD
2. What colour is the genie in Disney’s Aladdin?
BLUE
3. What make of car is used during the robbery in The Italian Job?
MINIS (and Ford Thomas)
4. Johnny Depp starred alongside which actress in 2004’s Finding Neverland?
KATE WINSLET
5. I Just Can’t Wait To Be King, Be Prepared and Can You Feel The Love Tonight are all songs from which film?
THE LION KING
6. The T-Birds and The Pink Ladies are social groups in which film?
GREASE
7. How many businessmen go on a canoe trip in Deliverance?
FOUR (Lewis, Ed, Bobby, Drew)
8. Which actor has played Charles Bronson, Bane and a clone of Captain Jean Luc Picard?
TOM HARDY
9. Yul Brynner and Charlton Heston starred alongside each other in which Bible epic?
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
10. Who directed Rebecca, The Man Who Knew Too Much and North By Northwest?
ALFRED HITCHCOCK

ROUND II: Filming [Tilda Swinton Special]
1. What is the name of Eva’s son in We Need To Talk About Kevin? Kevin? Calvin? Kieran?
KEVIN
2. Which angel does Tilda Swinton play in Constantine? Raphael? Gabriel? Michael?
GABRIEL
3. The Beach was released in which year? 1998? 1999? 2000?
2000
4. Which of the following Wes Anderson films did not feature Tilda Swinton? The Royal Tenenbaums? Moonrise Kingdom? The Grand Budapest Hotel?
THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS
5. Who directed Broken Flowers? Andrew Stanton? Jim Jarmusch? Spike Jonze?
JIM JARMUSCH
6. The 2010 film I Am Love is presented in which language? French? Spanish? Italian?
ITALIAN (Lo Sono L’amore)
7. What is the name of the white witch in The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe? Jadis? Aravis? Hwin?
JADIS
8. What is Michael looking at when his car explodes at the start of Michael Clayton? Children? Horses? The sea?
HORSES
9. Who composed the score for The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button? Carter Burwell? Mark Isham? Alexandre Desplat?
ALEXANDRE DESPLAT
10. All the lead characters in Burn After Reading were written specifically for the actors that ended up playing them. Except for Tilda Swinton. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What is Jean Val-Jean’s serial number in Les Miserables?
24601
2. Which actor appeared in The Picture Of Dorian Gray, The Machurian Candidate and Bedknobs And Broomsticks?
ANGELA LANSBURY
3. How many films have Ventura and Schwarzenegger both appeared in?
THREE
4. Who directed Beverley Hills Cop II, Crimson Tide and Spy Game?
TONY SCOTT
5. Finish this iconic film quote, “A census taker once tried to test me..”
I ATE HIS LIVER WITH SOME FAVA BEANS AND A NICE CHIANTI
6. How many students set out to the cabin in The Evil Dead?
FIVE
7. In Ghost, after Oda Mae has emptied the bank account of four million dollars, she is instructed to give the cheque to whom?
NUNS RAISING MONEY FOR A HOMELESS SHELTER
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “They’ve saved the best trip for last.. but this time they may have gone too far”?
BACK TO THE FUTURE: PART III
9. What is the name of Sarah’s favourite book that she is reciting passages from at the start of Labyrinth?
THE LABYRINTH
10. In Kill Bill: Volume 1 forty one characters are killed on-screen. How many characters are killed on-screen in Kill Bill: Vol 2?
THREE (Budd, Bill, Pai Mei)

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The 1985 film Clue was shipped to cinemas with one of three different endings. How were these endings publicly named? 1 2 3? A B C? Murder Death Kill?
A B C
2. What was the name of the transatlantic ship that picked up Rose’s lifeboat at the end of Titanic? RMS Mauretania? RMS Carpathia? SS Californian?
RMS CARPATHIA
3. In Zombieland, Columbus’ first zombie kill is a female student from his building. She doesn’t have a name and is always referred to by her room number. What’s the number? 208? 301? 406?
406
4. Which of the following films does not feature the character Virgil Tibbs? In The Heat Of The Night? The Whisperers? The Organisation?
THE WHISPERERS
5. What was the first film scored by Academy Award winner Steven Price? Real Steel? Attack The Block? Resident Evil: Retribution?
ATTACK THE BLOCK
6. What is Jacob’s surname in Jacob’s Ladder? Angel? Mort? Singer?
SINGER
7. The word fuck is said 135 times throughout In The Loop. How many of these are said specifically by Malcolm Tucker? 32? 86? 128?
EIGHTY SIX
8. Frank Oz’s Little Shop Of Horrors was released in which year? 1984? 1986? 1988?
1986
9. Doglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin and D.W. Griffith founded which film studio in 1919? RKO Pictures? Columbia Pictures? United Artists?
UNITED ARTISTS
10. The Terminator is littered with sound errors, such as an assault rifle sound being used for a shotgun, high heels for trainers and several gunshots that have no sound effects. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: A Fish Called Wanda / Chaplin / A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Poster: The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
Actor: Kevin Kline

Cinema City Film Quiz #118

[30 March 2014]


Winning Team:
Pussy Riot

Genre – Investigative documentary/disaster movie

Runners Up:
The Men Who Stare At Pussies
Genre – Thriller about make-up artists who make people up to look like cats
Cats In America
Genre – A perfect coming of age comic-book caper.
Cat On A Cold Metal Floor
Genre – Veterinary porn
Her/It/Them
Genre – An alien clown falls in love with a computer


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. How is Ted Danson’s character related to Macaulay Culkin’s character in Getting Even With Dad?
HIS FATHER
2. What type of animal is Flipper?
DOLPHIN
3. Who played the role of Bruce Banner in The Incredible Hulk?
ED NORTON
4. What is the name of the character that introduces the title characters to the time travelling phone booth, in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure?
RUFUS
5. In Meet Joe Black, Brad Pitt plays death. Who plays the elderly gentleman he has come to collect?
ANTHONY HOPKINS
6. There’s Something About Mary was released in which year?
1998
7. Jailbird is the name of prisoner transport plane in which film?
CON AIR
8. Who directed the 2007 science fiction Sunshine?
DANNY BOYLE
9. The Last Emperor is Bertolucci’s biopic about the last Emperor of which country?
CHINA
10. Which seasonal holiday are Steve Martin and John Candy trying to get home for in Planes, Trains And Automobiles?
THANKSGIVING

ROUND II: Filming [Films which feature cats in prominent roles]
1. Mr. Bigglesworth appears in which film series? Iron Man? Twilight? Austin Powers?
AUSTIN POWERS
2. What was the name of the cat in the 1965 film That Darn Cat? BC? TC? DC?
DC
3. In An American Tail, the Mousekewitzes emigrate to which US city? Washington? Atlanta? New York City?
NEW YORK CITY
4. Who voiced the character of Puss In Boots in Shrek II? Gael Garcia Bernal? Rodrigo Santoro? Antonio Banderas?
ANTONIO BANDERAS
5. The 1993 film Homeward Bound was a remake of a 1963 film. What was the title? Rainbow Valley? And Then It Happened? The Incredible Journey?
THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY
6. Which of the following was the main poster tagline for Cats & Dogs? Whose your best friend? Witness the secret war? Things are going to get hairy?
THINGS ARE GOING TO GET HAIRY
7. In Whisper Of The Heart, what colour is the Baron’s polka-dot bowtie? Black/Gold? White/Green? Red/Yellow?
RED/YELLOW
8. The Aristocats (1970) was made on a budget of how many million dollars? 2? 3? 4?
FOUR MILLION DOLLARS
9. What was the title of the first film to be released on blu-ray before DVD? Oliver & Company? Little Fockers? Bolt?
BOLT
10. Jones the cat is mentioned or referenced in all four of the Alien movies. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film featured Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Will Ferrell?
JAY AND SILENT BOB STRIKE BACK
2. How many times does Robert De Niro say “You talkin’ to me?” throughout his monologue in Taxi Driver?
FOUR (Don’t try it, you fucker. You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? Well, who the hell else are you talkin’ to? You talkin’ to me? Well, I’m the only one here. Who the fuck do you think you’re talking to?)
3. What did Stanley Kubrick direct in 1975?
BARRY LYNDON
4. By what name is the actor Kong-Sang Chan more commonly known?
JACKIE CHAN
5. Who played the role of D’Artagnan in the 1921, 1973 and 1993 adaptations of The Three Musketeers? [one point per correct answer]
DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS / MICHAEL YORK / CHRIS O’DONNELL
6. What was the name to the three shark props in Jaws?
BRUCE
7. Which actor replaced Vin Diesel in the xXx sequel?
ICE CUBE / O’SHEA JACKSON
8. What is the title of the 80’s film in which John Cusack’s character contemplates and has a few attempts at suicide?
BETTER OF DEAD
9. What is Lloyd Christmas’ job at the start of Dumb & Dumber?
LIMOUSINE DRIVER
10. Which film featured John Cleese, Whoopi Goldberg and Cuba Gooding Jnr?
RAT RACE

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following actors is not Canadian? Dan Aykroyd? Michael Cera? Judd Nelson?
JUDD NELSON
2. In which film did Audrey Hepburn say “I hate this nightgown. I hate all my nightgowns. And I hate all my underwear too”? Breakfast At Tiffany’s? My Fair Lady? Roman Holiday?
ROMAN HOLIDAY
3. During The Machinist, Reznik is reading which book by Dostoyevsky? The Double? The Brothers Karamazov? The Idiot?
THE IDIOT
4. Who wrote the screenplay for Patton? George Lucas? Brian De Palma? Francis Ford Coppola?
FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
5. Which of the following actors has played Marc Anthony, Buffalo Bill, Henry VIII and a monkey? Kirk Douglas? Richard Burton? Charlton Heston?
CHARLTON HESTON
6. On the poster for The Cannonball Run the lead characters are grouped around a red car, two race flags and a speed limit sign. What is the speed limit written on the sign? 35? 45? 55?
FIFTY FIVE
7. What is the name of the rating site Zuckerberg constructs at the start of The Social Network? Facepad? Faceblend? Facemash?
FACEMASH
8. For the downpour scenes in Rashomon, Kurosawa noted the rain wouldn’t be seen by the camera. How did he get around this issue? Used large mirrors to reflect the rain drops? A glass pane was erected in front of the camera to catch and stream the rain? He died the local water supply black and used that?
BLACK INK WAS ADDED TO THE WATER
9. Which Steve Martin comedy is a remake of 1964’s Bedtime Story? The Jerk? House Sitter? Dirty Rotten Scoundrels?
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
10. Paul Thomas Anderson was locked in contract to direct a sequel to Magnolia but adapted most of the story into Punch-Drunk Love instead. True or False?
FALSE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Armageddon / The Perfect Storm / Equilibrium
Poster: Quiz Show
Actor: William Fichtner

Cinema City Film Quiz #117

[16 March 2014]


Winning Team:
Don’t Call Us Junior!

Genre – A documentary about clowns

Runners Up:
Don’t Call Us Junior!
Genre – Indiana Jones is able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland because there are no snakes
Magnum PI And The Missed Role
Genre – Pantomime about a moustached fool who misses the opportunity of a lifetime
Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Murdered Franchise
Genre – The boy is back and this time he’s brought his dad
It’s Not The Years, Honey. It’s The Parsecs
Genre – Docu-drama account of the life and times of Han Solo
One Of Our Airplanes Is Missing!
Genre – Hilarious Disney farce set in Malyasia
Indiana Phones And The Temple Of Goon
Genre – Indiana is a phone salesman trapped in a shopping mall full of idiots
The Grand Budapest B&B
Genre – Horror


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What word does Kyle Reese use to identify the time-travelling robotic hitman in The Terminator?
TERMINATOR
2. In which film does Robert Carlisle play an out of work steel worker who turns to stripping?
THE FULL MONTY
3. What colour is the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars?
GREY
4. John Travolta and Nicolas Cage famously appeared as one another in which film?
FACE/OFF
5. What is the name of the Oscar winning song by Berlin, used in Top Gun?
TAKE MY BREATH AWAY
6. What is the name of the jewel (or necklace) worn by Rose Dewitt Bukater in Titanic?
THE HEART OF THE OCEAN
7. Who played the lead role of Sabrina Fairchild in the 1954 film, Sabrina?
AUDREY HEPBURN
8. The characters Mikey, Mouth, Data, Brand, Chunk, Andy, Stef and Sloth go by which group name?
THE GOONIES
9. How many symbols does one need to dial a gate address in Stargate?
SEVEN
10. Damien is the sequel to which horror film?
THE OMEN

ROUND II: Filming [Indiana Jones]
1. What is Indiana Jones’ first name? Henry? George? Steven?
HENRY
2. How many Indiana Jones films does the character Sallah appear in? 1? 2? 3?
TWO
3. The Staff Of Ra features in which Indiana Jones film? Raiders Of The Lost Ark? Temple Of Doom? The Last Crusade?
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
4. What was the working title for Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom? Temple Of Death? Temple Of Despair? Temple Of Destiny?
TEMPLE OF DEATH
5. Which Indiana Jones instalment does not include monkeys? Temple Of Doom? The Last Crusade? Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull?
INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (Chilled monkey brains and CGI monkeys)
6. Which actress played the role of Elsa Schneider? Kate Capshaw? Karen Allen? Alison Doody?
ALISON DOODY
7. In which film does Indiana Jones reach for his pistol, only to find it missing? Temple Of Doom? Last Crusade? Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull?
TEMPLE OF DOOM (an odd call-back as it’s set before Raiders)
8. Despite playing his father in The Last Crusade, how many years older than Harrison Ford is Sean Connery? Twelve? Fifteen? Seventeen?
TWELVE
9. Which of the following is the correct order for the Last Crusade challenges? Breath Of God, Word Of God, Path Of God? Word, Breath, Path? Path, Word, Breath?
BREATH OF GOD, WORD OF GOD, PATH OF GOD
10. The actor who plays Toht in Raiders has a brief cameo in Last Crusade as Himmler. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which four actors have played the role of Jack Ryan on film? (one point per correct answer)
ALEC BALDWIN / HARRISON FORD / BEN AFFLECK / CHRIS PINE
2. In Saving Private Ryan, General George Marshall uses a letter written by which US President to justify the retrieval of Private Ryan?
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
3. Who directed Caddyshack, Analyze This and Bedazzled?
HAROLD RAMIS
4. What is the title of the 1989 film about insurance salesman pretending their deceased boss is still alive?
WEEKEND AT BERNIE’S
5. In 2001, Javier Bardem, Tom Hanks, Ed Harris and Geoffrey Rush lost out to which actor for the best leading role Oscar?
RUSSELL CROWE
6. What is Benjamin Willard’s rank in Apocalypse Now?
CAPTAIN
7. How many crew members serve on the Nebuchadnezzar in The Matrix?
EIGHT (Morpheus, Trinity, Cypher, Switch, Apoc, Tank, Dozer, Mouse)
8. What animal is used as a hood ornament on Stuntman Mike’s various cars in Death Proof?
DUCK
9. The following quote is from which film, “Not everyone can become a great artist but a great artist can come from anywhere. It is difficult to imagine more humble origins than those of the genius now cooking at Gusteau’s”?
RATATOUILLE
10. Which film starred Christian Bale, Gerard Butler and Matthew McConaughey?
REIGN OF FIRE

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following shots was not in the trailer for Cast Away? Tom Hanks shouting WILSON!? Tom Hanks and Helen Hunt kissing? The last shot of the movie?
TOM HANKS SHOUTING WILSON
2. Which of the following 50’s films was not a musical? Winchester ’73? Calamity Jane? South Pacific?
WINCHESTER ’73
3. Which film won the best animated feature Oscar in 2012? Rango? Toy Story 3? Brave?
RANGO
4. Who composed the score for Desperately Seeking Susan, Fried Green Tomatoes and Skyfall? Thomas Newman? James Newton Howard? Harry Gregson-Williams?
THOMAS NEWMAN
5. Which actress starred alongside Cary Grant in North By Northwest? Eva Marie Saint? Kim Novak? Grace Kelly?
EVA MARIE SAINT
6. The following was the poster tagline for which film, “More entertaining than humanly possible”? The Muppet Movie? ET: The Extra Terrestrial? Basil The Great Mouse Detective?
THE MUPPET MOVIE
7. What is Brian’s surname in Life Of Brian? Cohen? Liebowitz? Steiner?
COHEN
8. How many films has Wes Anderson directed? 8? 7? 6?
EIGHT
9. Which Disney animated feature was released in between 101 Dalmations and The Jungle Book? The Sword In The Stone? Sleeping Beauty? The Aristocats?
THE SWORD IN THE STONE
10. Two hundred and forty people walked out of the premiere for 2001: A Space Odyssey, claiming they had no idea what was going on. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Days Of Thunder / True Grit / Godfather Part II
Poster: Deep Impact
Actor: Robert Duvall

Cinema City Film Quiz #116

[02 March 2014]


Winning Team:
Revenge Is A Dangerous Motive

Genre – Fantasy adventure involving cats

Runners Up:
The Castration Of Jesse James By The Coward Roberta Ford
Genre – The clue is pretty much in the title
Conception
Genre – Baby making without Gravity in a lift
I Spit On Your Gravity
Genre – Steve McQueen relentlessly pursues the man who pillaged him
Revenge Is A Dish Best Served Cold
Genre – Suffragettes exact revenge on men who insist they belong in the kitchen by sabotaging meals
No Country For Old Women
Genre – Soft porn
Time Bandit Queens
Genre – Six cross dressing dwarves travel through time avenging people who look down on them
A Time To Chill
Genre – Lawyers on prozac


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Name the film in which Patrick Swayze plays a ghost.
GHOST
2. How many Toy Story films have been made to date?
THREE
3. What is the name of Butch Cassidy’s partner?
THE SUNDANCE KID
4. Tony Stark goes by which superhero alias?
IRON MAN
5. Who directed The Prestige?
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN
6. Which actor was nicknamed The Duke?
JOHN WAYNE
7. What is used as a source of power in Monsters Inc?
SCREAMS / LAUGHTER
8. The Breakfast Club was released in which year?
1985
9. What type of animal is Dunston, in Dunston Checks In?
ORANGUTAN
10. Who does Stephen the Irishman claim he can talk to, in Braveheart?
GOD

ROUND II: Filming [Films in which women exact revenge on men]
1. What was the title of the remake of I Spit On Your Grave? Look Who’s Spitting On Your Grave? I Spit On Your Grave? Grave Spitters?
I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE
2. When released as a single film (rather than in two parts), what was the subtitle of Kill Bill? The Bride’s Tale? The Whole Bloody Affair? The Vengeance Special?
THE WHOLE BLOODY AFFAIR
3. What is the name of the fourth friend (played by Stockard Channing who dies at the start of the film) in The First Wives Club? Cynthia? Elise? Annie?
CYNTHIA
4. What is Carrie’s surname in the film of the same name? Collins? White? Nolan?
WHITE
5. Other than black, which colour is seen most on the Jurassic Park poster? White? Red? Amber?
RED
6. Who starred in the lead role in The Brave One? Nicole Kidman? Jodie Foster? Renee Russo?
JODIE FOSTER
7. Christopher Walken’s character in Batman Returns is named after the actor Max Schreck, who famously appeared in which silent film? The Birth Of A Nation? Nosferatu? The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari?
NOSFERATU
8. What is in the sack in the middle of Asami’s apartment, in Audition? Five cats and two dogs? A mutilated man? A bomb?
A MUTILATED MAN
9. Which of the following served as a producer on Kick-Ass? Guy Ritchie? Brad Pitt? Robert De Niro?
BRAD PITT
10. In addition to the standard edition of Lady Vengeance, there is a Fade To White version, which starts off in full colour and desaturates as the film progresses until it is completely black and white at the end. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What does Kee name her new-born son, in Children Of Men?
DYLAN (named after Theo’s son)
2. The following quote is from which film, “Again we see there is nothing you can possess which I cannot take away”?
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
3. In (500) Days Of Summer, Summer and Tom’s relationship ends after watching The Graduate. On what day does this take place?
290
4. The Nite Owl killings in LA Confidential are named after what?
THE SCENE OF THE CRIME
5. In The Shining, which letters of REDRUM are written backward? (one point per correct answer)
D / R
6. In 1989 Michael Mann directed L.A. Takedown, then remade it years later as what?
HEAT
7. The memory erasing firm Lacuna Inc are the central company in which 2004 film?
ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
8. What is the nationality of the deceased members of the second Antarctic research station, in The Thing?
NORWEGIAN
9. What is the generic term given to the fictional flying cars seen throughout Blade Runner?
SPINNERS
10. The consigliere is used several time in The Godfather. Spell consigliere. (one point if close, two points if accurate)
C-O-N-S-I-G-L-I-E-R-E

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who played the title role in Dr Zhivago? Rod Steiger? Alec Guinness? Omar Sharif?
OMAR SHARIF
2. What is the name of the newspaper in Delicatessen? Bleak News? The Black Mirror? Hard Times?
HARD TIMES
3. How many minutes pass before anyone speaks in 2001: A Space Odyssey? 15? 20? 25?
TWENTY FIVE
4. What are Jeffries’ (played by James Stewart) initials in Rear Window? TD? LB? SC?
LB
5. The following quote is from which film, “I never thought I’d live to see eighteen. Isn’t that dumb? Every day I look in the mirror and say, ‘What, you still here?'”? Sixteen Candles? Rebel Without A Cause? Varsity Blues?
REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
6. What is the name of Sam Spade’s ill-fated partner in The Maltese Falcon? Fred Dobbs? Miles Archer? Philip Marlowe?
MILES ARCHER
7. O Brother, Where Art Thou? is set in which year? 1937? 1939? 1941?
1937
8. Who directed The Seventh Seal? Ingmar Bergman? Werner Herzog? Erich Engel?
INGMAR BERGMAN
9. In the Ealing comedy, The Man In The White Suit, what does Sidney Stratton (played by Alec Guinness) invent? Fibre that repels dirt? Radio for talking to God? The padded cell?
FIBRE THAT REPELS DIRT
10. Whilst filming Angels With Dirty Faces, the six Dead End Kids once cornered Humphrey Bogart and stole his trousers. True or False?
TRUE (they stopped acting up when Cagney hit a few of them)

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Witches Of Eastwick / Thelma & Louise / Dead Man Walking
Poster: The Client
Actor: Susan Sarandon

Cinema City Film Quiz #115

[16 February 2014]


Winning Team:
Very Blunt And More Chronic

Genre – Not very super heroic people trying their best

Runners Up:
Come On Eileen
Genre – A Clerks’ porn order
The Film Quiz Master
Genre – Jason Mewes will be dead in less than ten years
Mallrats 2: The Rat Of Mall Street
Genre – Naturistic documentary
Clerks Chase Amy To The Red State Mall
Genre – Religious chase thriller
Death To Snoochy Boochy’s
Genre – Robin Williams as a clown trying to crack down on drugs


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Oscar for his role as Truman Capote in which film?
CAPOTE
2. What colour is Indiana Jones’ hat?
BROWN
3. With which film would you associate the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man?
GHOSTBUSTERS
4. What is Patch Adams’ profession in the film of the same name?
DOCTOR
5. Philip Seymour Hoffman played the lead villain in which Mission: Impossible film?
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III
6. What is the name of Han Solo’s ship in the Star Wars trilogy?
MILLENNIUM FALCON
7. Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in which country?
AUSTRIA
8. What is the name of the 1965 musical in which Julie Andrews plays a nun?
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
9. Cold Mountain is set during which military conflict?
US CIVIL WAR
10. What are the respective first names of the Blues brothers, in the film of the same name? (one point per correct answer)
JAKE / ELWOOD

ROUND II: Filming [Jay & Silent Bob special]
1. The characters Jay and Silent Bob make their first appearance in which film? Clerks? Die Hard? The Searchers?
CLERKS
2. Which of the following actors does not play the role of Jay? Jason Lee? Jason Mewes? James Van Der Beek?
JASON LEE
3. Chasing Amy was released in which year? 1995? 1997? 1999?
1997
4. Three of the four members of the group of international jewel thieves in Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back are Chrissy, Missy and Sissy. What is the name of the fourth? Liberty? Justice? Lizzie?
JUSTICE
5. In which film does Silent Bob say, “I got nothing”? Mallrats? Clerks II? Dogma?
CLERKS II
6. What are Jay and Silent Bob’s superhero aliases? Bluntman and Chronic? Diddler and The Spliff? Captain Doobage and Reefer?
BLUNTMAN AND CHRONIC
7. What device is used to kill Azrael in Dogma? Hockey stick? Pool cue? Golf club?
GOLF CLUB
8. What is the name of the mall in Mallrats? Eden Prairie Centre Mall? Monmouth Mall? Bannister Mall?
EDEN PRAIRIE CENTRE MALL
9. The posters for Clerks II were marketed with which of the following colour combinations? Red, Blue, Pink? Orange, Purple, Green? Yellow, White, Silver?
ORANGE, PURPLE, GREEN
10. In addition to cameoing in Scream 3, Kevin Smith signed a deal with Miramax for Jay and Silent Bob to appear in Chocolat and She’s All That as well. But the directors refused claiming it would disrupt their respective stories. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Over his career, Philip Seymour Hoffman appeared in 29 dramas, 21 comedies and 1 animated film. What was the animated film?
MARY AND MAX
2. The following quote is from which film, “He recorded every word you said. His memories are admissible as evidence. You involved me, you’re gonna have to kill it”?
ROBOCOP
3. Al Pacino won his only Oscar for which film?
SCENT OF A WOMAN
4. What is the name given to Jo’s custom device for studying the internal structure of a tornado, in Twister? [bonus point for naming how many of these devices there are]
DOROTHY [Four]
5. What is the title of the only Paul Thomas Anderson film that does not feature Philip Seymour Hoffman?
THERE WILL BE BLOOD
6. The following are poster taglines for which film, “How far would you go to become someone else” “Everybody should have one talent, what’s yours?” “It’s better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody”?
THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY
7. What colour is the rug that Jeff steals in The Big Lebowski?
RED (predominantly)
8. Which actor has appeared in more Alfred Hitchcock films than anyone else?
ALFRED HITCHCOCK
9. What is the more common name for the annual awards given by the Academy Of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films since 1972?
SATURN AWARDS
10. Which film stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, John C. Reilly, Julianne Moore, Alfred Molina and Robert Downey Snr?
MAGNOLIA

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the name of Flint’s pet monkey in Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs? Jerry? Steve? George?
STEVE
2. Who directed 2002’s Red Dragon? Rob Cohen? Paul Verhoeven? Brett Ratner?
BRETT RATNER
3. In Punch-Drunk Love, Barry is trying to save for one million frequent flier miles by purchasing mass quantities of what? Handheld fans? Pudding? Toilet Paper?
PUDDING
4. Why does Andy Hanson embezzle money from his real estate firm, in Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead? Pay off blackmailers? Feed drug habit? Fund growing child support?
FEED DRUG HABIT
5. The first lie committed in The Invention Of Lying, is correcting a bank clerk on how much money is in Mark Bellison’s account. How much does he claim to have? $800? $1000? $1200?
EIGHT HUNDRED DOLLARS
6. Of its four Oscar nominations, how many did Doubt win? 0? 2? 4?
ZERO
7. The following quote is from which Hoffman film, “It doesn’t matter what you thought, it matters what you did. It matters what you didn’t do”? The Ides Of March? Moneyball? The Hunger Games: Catching Fire?
THE IDES OF MARCH
8. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s character in Charlie Wilson’s War, Gust Avrakotos, is a member of which intelligence bureau? FBI? CIA? NSA?
CIA
9. How many times is the word fuck used in Monty’s five minute mirror monologue in 25th Hour? 40? 50? 60?
FORTY
10. Before financing had to be reacquired and The Master was delayed, Jeremy Renner was cast in the role of Freddy (later played by Joaquin Phoenix). True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Apollo 13 / Tombstone / Thunderbirds
Poster: Near Dark
Actor: Bill Paxton

Cinema City Film Quiz #114

[02 February 2014]


Winning Team:
The Leone, The Witch And The Wardrobe Full Of Dollars

Genre – Children’s western

Runners Up:
Inside Llewyn-Bowen
Genre – Former flamboyant Changing Rooms star sings songs, steals cats and wins awards fabulously
Leone Fools And Horses
Genre – Once upon a time in Peckham
The Good, The Bad & The Groundhog
Genre – Groundhog day special
The Colostomy Of Rhodes
Genre – Medical drama: Gary Rhodes can no longer control his bladder and so is fitted out with a colostomy bag
A Fistful Of Answers
Genre – Spaghetti eastern with Mexican standoff and a mysterious moustached man
A Fistful Of Collars
Genre – Cat western


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Where was the premiere for Michael Bay’s Pearl Harbor held?
PEARL HARBOR
2. Who voiced the title role in Spielberg’s The Adventures Of Tintin?
JAMIE BELL
3. Who composed the score for Jaws?
JOHN WILLIAMS
4. What was the subtitle to the first Hobbit movie?
AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY
5. What colour are the Oompa Loompa’s skin in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory?
ORANGE
6. The song When You Wish Upon A Star is from which Disney animated film?
PINOCCHIO
7. What is the name of Daniel’s mentor in The Karate Kid?
MR. MIYAGI
8. Who directed The Fifth Element?
LUC BESSON
9. What was the title of the fourth James Bond film?
THUNDERBALL
10. In what year was the original Gone In 60 Seconds released?
1974

ROUND II: Filming [Sergio Leone special]
1. Which is the first title in the dollar trilogy? A Fistful Of Dollars? For A Few Dollars More? The Good, The Bad And The Ugly?
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS
2. David Aaronson (played by Robert DeNiro) goes by what nickname in Once Upon A Time In America? Bugs? Spats? Noodles?
NOODLES
3. What is the last line in A Fistful Of Dynamite? Duck, you sucker? If you shoot me, they will have to change all the maps? What about me?
WHAT ABOUT ME?
4. How is Douglas Mortimer related to the girl in the picture in the musical pocket-watch in For A Few Dollars More? Father? Brother? Uncle?
BROTHER
5. Who was Leone describing when he said, “As an actor, he has two expressions: with and without the hat”? Lee Van Cleef? Clint Eastwood? Henry Fonda?
CLINT EASTWOOD
6. How did Sergio Leone get the job of director on his first release, The Last Days Of Pompeii? The original director fell ill on the first day of shooting? The original director was forced off the set by the cast on the first day of shooting? The original director quit to direct another movie on the first day of shooting?
THE ORIGINAL DIRECTOR FELL ILL ON THE FIRST DAY OF SHOOTING
7. What is the name of the fictional town in Once Upon A Time In The West? San Miguel? Tucumcari? Flagstone?
FLAGSTONE
8. The titular statue in The Colossus Of Rhodes is modelled after which Greek god? Ares? Apollo? Athena?
APOLLO
9. Ennio Morricone’s two note motif (waa waa waa), in The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, is played differently for each title character. Which of the following was used for Blondie? Flute? Ocarina? Human Vocals?
FLUTE (Ocarina for Angel Eyes, Vocals for Tuco)
10. Leone was assistant director on Ben-Hur. True or False?
TRUE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What was the name of the Ed Norton directed film, in which Ed Norton plays a priest and Ben Stiller plays a rabbi?
KEEPING THE FAITH
2. Which quote is synonymous with the 1988 Meryl Streep movie A Cry In The Dark (or Evil Angels, as it was originally called)?
THE DINGO’S GOT MY BABY
3. Kiki’s Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke and Tales From Earthsea were all produced by which Japanese studio?
STUDIO GHIBLI
4. What is Roy Walker’s profession in 2006’s The Fall?
STUNTMAN
5. The following quote is from which Oliver Stone film, “I think most of us in this courtroom thought justice came automatically. That virtue was its own reward. That good triumphs over evil. But as we get older, we know this isn’t true”?
JFK
6. What are the names of the four lead characters in Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels? (one point per correct answer)
EDDY / TOM / SOAP / BACON
7. While stalking Clarice Starling through the basement, in The Silence Of The Lambs, what gives Jame Gumb’s position away?
COCKING HIS REVOLVER
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Stealing, cheating, killing. Who says romance is dead”?
TRUE ROMANCE
9. The three characters who attempt to rob the First Brooklyn Savings Bank, in Dog Day Afternoon, all share the same first initial. What is it?
S (Sonny, Sal and Stevie)
10. How does Leon refer to his job as a hitman, in Leon?
CLEANER

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who starred in Cleopatra, Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf and Nineteen Eighty-Four? Peter Ustinov? Richard Burton? Laurence Olivier?
RICHARD BURTON
2. Which of the following was not directed by John Hughes? Uncle Buck? Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? Pretty In Pink?
PRETTY IN PINK
3. The following quote is from which version of King Kong, “I’m going out to make the greatest picture in the world, something that nobody’s ever seen or heard of. They’ll have to think up a lot of new adjectives when I come back”? 1933? 1976? 2005?
1933
4. What is the name of the militant immigrant’s rights group in Children Of Men? The Fishes? The Monkeys? The Dogs?
THE FISHES
5. Which of the following was the first film for which Peter Sarsgaard received top billing? Kinsey? An Education? Jarhead?
AN EDUCATION
6. Humphrey Bogart was born in 1899. What year did he die? 1957? 1959? 1961?
1957
7. Nicholas Angel and Danny Butterman are the two lead characters in which film? Hot Fuzz? Brassed Off? The Boat That Rocked?
HOT FUZZ
8. How old is John Connor supposed to be in Terminator 2? 10? 12? 14?
TEN YEARS OLD
9. Which of the following films was not directed by Akira Kurosawa? The Lower Depths? The Only Son? Red Beard?
THE ONLY SON (directed by Yasujiro Ozu)
10. Before Jude Law was cast as Watson in 2009’s Sherlock Holmes, Colin Farrell was the front-runner to play the role. True or False?
TRUE

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Shining / Mars Attacks! / Anger Management
Poster: The Royal Tenenbaums
Actor: James Woods

Cinema City Film Quiz #113

[19 January 2014]


Winning Team:
Unfunny Face

Genre – Not starring Audrey Hepburn or Fred Astaire

Runners Up:
Stranger Than The Truman King
Genre – Oscar bait
We Need To Talk About Flubber
Genre – A serious Flubber sequel
Angels With Dirty Jokes
Genre – Café noir
We Don’t Give A Flying F-
Genre – Documentary about avian sanctuary clipping their resident flamingo’s wings
12 Years A Slave 4 U
Genre – Britney Spears tries to one-up Miley Cyrus by blacking-up and dancing in chains


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is Bridget’s surname in Bridget Jones’ Diary?
JONES
2. What kind of stuffed animal is Ted in the film of the same name?
BEAR
3. Which two actors played the title roles of Tango and Cash respectively? (one point per correct answer)
KURT RUSSELL / SYLVESTER STALLONE
4. What was the title of Stanley Kubrick’s film about the Vietnam war?
FULL METAL JACKET
5. How does Leonard document his investigation of his wife’s killer in Memento?
TATTOOS
6. Klaatu is the lead character of which film?
THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL
7. Complete the following title: Shakespeare In.
LOVE
8. Martin Scorsese’s remake of Cape Fear was released how many years after J. Lee Thompson’s original?
29 (1962 – 1991)
9. HR Giger was responsible for the design of which science fiction franchise?
ALIEN (point for Species)
10. Which film starred Kevin Spacey, Benicio Del Toro, Stephen Baldwin and Gabriel Byrne?
THE USUAL SUSPECTS

ROUND II: Filming [Comedic actors in serious roles]
1. Who played the lead role in Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind? Will Smith? Jim Carrey? Matt Damon?
JIM CARREY
2. Who directed Requiem For A Dream? Jim Jarmusch? David Lynch? Darren Aronofsky?
DARREN ARONOFSKY
3. Philadelphia was released in which year? 1992? 1993? 1994?
1993
4. Which of the following does not feature Robin Williams playing a character with the surname Parrish? Jumanji? One Hour Photo? Death To Smoochy?
DEATH TO SMOOCHY
5. How many sisters does Barry Egan have in Punch-Drunk Love? 7? 8? 9?
SEVEN
6. The penitentiary in The Green Mile shares its name with the title of a Nicole Kidman film. Which one? Cold Mountain? Stoker? Dogville?
COLD MOUNTAIN PENITENTIARY
7. Which comedic actor plays a producer of violent action films in the 1991 film, Grand Canyon? Steve Martin? Billy Crystal? Kevin Kline?
STEVE MARTIN
8. The following quote is from which Paul Newman film, “A 25% slice of something is better than a 100% slice of nothing”? Cool Hand Luke? Road To Perdition? The Hustler?
THE HUSTLER
9. What item of clothing does Celie sell in The Colour Purple? Shirts? Shoes? Trousers?
TROUSERS
10. Gene Wilder played a man serving a prison sentence for the murder of children in 1972’s The Scarecrow. True or False?
FALSE

ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Excluding the two ships, how many locations are used in Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides?
THREE (Cadiz, London, Whitecap Bay)
2. What was the top grossing film of 1985?
BACK TO THE FUTURE
3. The following quote is from which film “Rolls Royce Phantom Two. 4.3 litre, 30 horsepower, six cylinder engine with Stromberg downdraft carburettor. Can go from zero to100 kilometres an hour in 12.5 seconds. And I even like the colour”?
INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE
4. Gone With The Wind is presented in how many parts?
TWO
5. How many languages does Hans Landa speak in Inglourious Basterds?
FOUR (German, French, English, Italian)
6. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Man has made his match, now it’s his problem”?
BLADE RUNNER
7. To Kill A Mockingbird is set in which decade?
NINETEEN THIRTIES
8. What is E.T.’s final line before departing Earth?
I’LL BE RIGHT HERE
9. Of the 28 Godzilla movies produced by Toho Studios, where does Godzilla Vs. SpaceGodzilla appear in the running order?
TWENTY ONE
10. In Fever Pitch, Colin Firth’s character supports which team?
ARSENAL

ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is Mario’s surname in the 1993 film Super Mario Bros. ? Scapelli? Russo? Mario?
MARIO
2. What did Paul Thomas Anderson direct in 1999? Magnolia? Punch-Drunk Love? Boogie Nights?
MAGNOLIA
3. Which of the following did not feature Marilyn Monroe? The Asphalt Jungle? All About Eve? Hot Blood?
HOT BLOOD
4. The following is a plot synopsis for which Akira Kurosawa film: Two greedy peasants escort a man and a woman through feudal Japan, not realising they are a famous general and a princess? Rashomon? The Hidden Fortress? High And Low?
THE HIDDEN FORTRESS
5. What is the cause of Mr. Dawes’ death at the end of Mary Poppins? A headline? A joke? Tuppence?
LAUGHTER
6. Which of the following is not a silent film? Sunrise: A Song Of Two Humans? M? The Golem?
M
7. What was the name of Jabba the Hutt’s little monkey lizard pet, in Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi? Max Rebo? Cad Bane? Salacious Crumb?
SALACIOUS CRUMB
8. James Mangold’s 3:10 To Yuma is a remake of which film? High Noon? Gunsmoke? 3:10 To Yuma?
3:10 TO YUMA
9. What is the name of The Shawshank Redemption character who is one of the oldest convicts who is finally released, only to hang himself? Brooks Hatlen? Byron Hadley? Samuel Norton?
BROOKS HATLEN
10. The actor who played Boy George in The Wedding Singer, is the same actor who played the man in the bathroom who attempts to kill Vincent and Jules in Pulp Fiction. True or False?
TRUE (Alexis Arquette)

BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Hunt For Red October / Glengarry Glen Ross / Where Eagles Dare
Poster: Ben Hurr
Actor: Mark Strong