2017 film quiz – answers

Original questions can be found here!

Round One – 2017 in Film

  1. Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty
  2. AMC
  3. The Square (directed by Ruben Östlund)
  4. South Korea
  5. “Harlem Shuffle” by Bob and Earl
  6. One week, one day, one hour.
  7. Weyland Corporation
  8. Taika Waititi
  9. The Room
  10. Adrian Edmundson

Round Two – Academy Awards

Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Manchester By The Sea, Moonlight.

Round Three – Name that still!

1. Beauty and the Beast

2. The Boss Baby

3. Girls Trip

4. Alien Covenant

5. Baby Driver

6. Spider-Man: Homecoming

7. Atomic Blonde

8. A Ghost Story

9. Lady Macbeth

10. The Red Turtle

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2017 Film Quiz – free and just for fun

I’ve created another film quiz for you to consume this holiday period. No prizes on offer, just some wholesome fun for you to devour with your friends and families this Christmas and New Year.

Enjoy!

Answers in a separate post (no peeking!)

Round One – 2017 in Film

  1. Which two actors presented the infamous Best Film Academy Award at this year’s ceremony, fumbling the result and announcing the wrong winner?
  2. Which American cinema chain came under fire in April when they announced they would allow customers to use their phones during films?
  3. Which film won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in May this year?
  4. Park Chan-Wook directed the brilliant film The Handmaiden this year, but what is the director’s nationality?
  5. Which song was played in the famous “shopping for coffee” sequence at the start of the film Baby Driver? Half a point each for the artist and the song.
  6. Which three countdown times were given at the start of Dunkirk to signify the start point for each of the three intertwining stories?
  7. In the film Blade Runner 2049, what was the name of the company responsible for creating replicants?
  8. Name the New Zealand director behind the Marvel superhero film Thor: Ragnarok.
  9. The film The Disaster Artist depicts the creation of an infamous film by Tommy Wiseau. Name that film!
  10. Which British comedian starred as Captain Edrison Peavey of the First Order in the film Star Wars: The Last Jedi?

Round Two – Academy Awards

Simply name the nine films that were nominated for Best Film at the 89th Academy Awards, presented in 2017. Have a bonus point for getting them all right!

Round Three – Name that still!

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Quiz of the Year 2014 – Answers

Answers to last week’s quiz!

1. The Golden Globes took place on 12th January in Beverley Hills. What edition of the Golden Globes was this?
A: 71st
2. Set in Paris and directed by McG, what was the name of Kevin Coster’s critically-panned action film released in February?
A: 3 Days To Kill
3. According to John Travolta, who won the Academy Award for Best Song in March?
A: The wickedly talented, one and only, Adele Dazeem
4. British acting legend Bob Hoskins sadly passed away on 29th April, leaving behind a legacy of excellent performances throughout a busy career in cinema. But in which 2012 film did we see Hoskins in his final role?
A: Snow White and the Huntsman
5. Which top-billed character was cut from the film X-Men: Days of Future Past for timing purposes, sparking a furore amongst fans demanding a recut version, now set for release in summer 2015?
A: Rogue
6. Released in June, which film went on to be the highest grossing of the year despite featuring hardly any dinosaurs at all?
A: Transformers: Age of Extinction
7. What was the name of Michel Gondry’s quirky romantic film, released in July and starring Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou.
A: Mood Indigo / L’Ecume Des Jours
8. Which film, released in August, featured minor performances from Rob Zombie, Peter Serafinowicz and Josh Brolin?
A: Guardians of the Galaxy
9. Which stop-motion animated film, released in September, featured the voice talents of Sir Ben Kingsley, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost?
A: The Boxtrolls
10. On 18th October 2014, which Andrey Zvyagintsev film was awarded Best Film at the London Film Festival?
A: Leviathan
11. Which Oscar-winning actor had a posthumous role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One as Plutarch Heavensbee?
A: Philip Seymour-Hoffman
12. What was the scientific explanation offered in Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings for the parting of the Red Sea?
A: A tsunami
13. Which 10-hour Claude Lanzmann documentary about the Holocaust is set for release by Masters of Cinema in January 2015, the first time it will be available on Blu-Ray in the UK?
A: Shoah
14. Name any five of the nine films released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2014 (not including Marvel Studios releases).
A: Any five of Muppets Most Wanted; Bears; Million Dollar Arm; Maleficent; Planes: Fire and Rescue; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; Khoobsurat; Big Hero 6; Into The Woods

Marks out of 18.

Quiz of the Year 2014

Here’s a bit of fun for you – a quiz of the last year in film. Answers some time next week. No prizes. Enjoy!

1. The Golden Globes took place on 12th January in Beverley Hills. What edition of the Golden Globes was this?
2. Set in Paris and directed by McG, what was the name of Kevin Coster’s critically-panned action film released in February?
3. According to John Travolta, who won the Academy Award for Best Song in March?
4. British acting legend Bob Hoskins sadly passed away on 29th April, leaving behind a legacy of excellent performances throughout a busy career in cinema. But in which 2012 film did we see Hoskins in his final role?
5. Which top-billed character was cut from the film X-Men: Days of Future Past for timing purposes, sparking a furore amongst fans demanding a recut version, now set for release in summer 2015?
6. Released in June, which film went on to be the highest grossing of the year despite featuring hardly any dinosaurs at all?
7. What was the name of Michel Gondry’s quirky romantic film, released in July and starring Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou.
8. Which film, released in August, featured minor performances from Rob Zombie, Peter Serafinowicz and Josh Brolin?
9. Which stop-motion animated film, released in September, featured the voice talents of Sir Ben Kingsley, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost?
10. On 18th October 2014, which Andrey Zvyagintsev film was awarded Best Film at the London Film Festival?
11. Which Oscar-winning actor had a posthumous role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One as Plutarch Heavensbee?
12. What was the scientific explanation offered in Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings for the parting of the Red Sea?
13. Which 10-hour Claude Lanzmann documentary about the Holocaust is set for release by Masters of Cinema in January 2015, the first time it will be available on Blu-Ray in the UK?
14. Name any five of the nine films released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2014 (not including Marvel Studios releases).

Marks out of 18.