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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Halloween Quiz – Just for fun (2017 edition) – ANSWERS

Here are the answers to the Halloween horror quiz I published yesterday. Hope you enjoyed it!

1. Dustin, Will, Mike, Lucas and Eleven are the lead characters in which supernatural horror TV series?
– Stranger Things

2. Richard Bachman was a pseudonym of which famous horror fiction writer?
– Stephen King

3. Which two actors portrayed Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in the TV series The X-Files? (1/2 point each)
– David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson

4. Bill Skarsgard and Tim Curry are both actors associated with which horror film character?
– Pennywise the Clown

5. Army of Darkness is the third instalment in which horror film franchise?
– Evil Dead

6. What is the nickname given to the killer in Scream, prior to finding out his or her true identity?
– Ghostface

7. The 2017 remake of ‘It’ is now officially the highest-grossing supernatural horror film of all time. Which 1999 film did it displace from the top of the list?
– The Sixth Sense

8. Which Hungarian actor is credited with originating the role of Count Dracula in the 1931 film Dracula?
– Bela Lugosi

9. Which dark British comedy series will return this Christmas for three episodes, allowing fans to glimpse Royston Vasey for the first time in fifteen years?
– The League of Gentlemen

10. Which TV event was watched by the must viewers in the US – the first episode of Lost Season 1, or the last episode of Lost Season 6?
– The first episode of Season 1 received 18.65m viewers, whereas the Season 6 finale received just 13.57m viewers.

INITIALS

1. Alfred Hitchcock
2. John Landis
3. Wes Craven
4. Sam Raimi
5. Clive Barker
6. Ivan Reitman
7. George A Romero
8. Ridley Scott
9. Guillermo Del Torro
10. Steven Spielberg

POSTERS

1. It
2. What Lies Beneath
3. Psycho
4. The Omen
5. Poltergeist
6. The Fog
7. Get Out
8. Frankenstein
9. The Amityville Horror
10. Dial M for Murder

Halloween Quiz – Just for fun (2017 edition)

QUIZ QUESTIONS

1. Dustin, Will, Mike, Lucas and Eleven are the lead characters in which supernatural horror TV series?

2. Richard Bachman was a pseudonym of which famous horror fiction writer?

3. Which two actors portrayed Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in the TV series The X-Files? (1/2 point each)

4. Bill Skarsgard and Tim Curry are both actors associated with which horror film character?

5. Army of Darkness is the third instalment in which horror film franchise?

6. What is the nickname given to the killer in Scream, prior to finding out his or her true identity?

7. The 2017 remake of ‘It’ is now officially the highest-grossing supernatural horror film of all time. Which 1999 film did it displace from the top of the list?

8. Which Hungarian actor is credited with originating the role of Count Dracula in the 1931 film Dracula?

9. Which dark British comedy series will return this Christmas for three episodes, allowing fans to glimpse Royston Vasey for the first time in fifteen years?

10. Which TV event was watched by the must viewers in the US – the first episode of Lost Season 1, or the last episode of Lost Season 6?

I’ll publish the answers on 31st!

UPDATE – ANSWERS HERE

If you need more, check out last year’s quiz!