Pedantic answers

February 8, 2012 in Movies, Quizzes

Since I got my waffle out of the way yesterday, straight to the answers 😉

Congratulations again to the winners who scored an impressive 71/80. The next movie quiz was announced for 5th March.

  1. Who played the lead character, Mallory Kane, in the new release, Haywire?* A> Gina Carano. Though what I wrote down was nearer Gina Caphono we got the point!
  2. Underworld: Awakening is currently clogging up the cinema screens. Name the previous films in that franchise. A> Underworld, Underworld: Evolution, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans.
  3. Who plays the drug dealer in the current Jonah Hill film, The Sitter? A> Sam Rockwell
  4. Name the movie, below left.* A> Music and Lyrics (we wrote down Words and Music in haste and never re-examined it)
  5. Name the actress, below. A> Maureen O’Hara
  6. Who plays Harold & Kumar in that movie franchise? A> John Cho & Kal Penn respectively.
  7. What Irish town did Michael Fassbender move to from Germany as a young child?* A> Killarney
  8. Name the movie, below right.* A> Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes. They didn’t give points for variations on Tarzan, which is fair enough, but we wrote Greystoke only 🙁
  9. Who wrote the novel The Devil Wears Prada? A> Lauren Weisberger
  10. In The Rock, what deadly (and real) gas does Ed Harris’ character, General Hummels, threaten to use on San Francisco? A> VX gas
  11. Who played the title character in Sam Peckinpah’s 1970 movie The Ballad of Cable Hogue? A> Jason Robards
  12. What nickname was given to the asteroid in Armageddon? A> Dottie
  13. Whose painting was stolen by the eponymous character in The Thomas Crown Affair remake? A> Monet (San Giorgio Maggiore at Dusk, if you’re interested)
  14. Name the character actor, who died last week, who played  porn-film producer Jackie Treehorn in The Big Lebowski and also had a supporting role in The Thomas Crown Affair? A> Ben Gazzara


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