Weekly Movie Quiz
1 Which director currently has films lodged at No 1 and No 2 in the all-time box office chart?
2Which recently deceased writer’s film career began with Silkwood and ended with Julie Julia?
3“Your mind is the scene of the crime.” The tag line to which hit 2010 thriller?
4Which song (from a hit musical) makes mention of Doris Day, Troy Donahue, Rock Hudson and the former Alexandra Zuck?
5Which character from the James Bond series – surely played by more actors than any other in the series has taken the form of, among many others, Jack Lord, David Hedison and Jeffrey Wright?
6“I specifically reminded her: bedside table! On the Kangaroo! I said the words, ‘Don’t forget my father’s watch’.” A rarely quoted line from which much-quoted film?
7What’s the classic film (below)?
8Which two stars are the only ones to have won two consecutive Best Actor Oscars?
9Which 2004 film takes its title from the poem Eloisa to Abelard by Alexander Pope?
10Why might Charles Bronson and Ricki Tarr make you think of a films by John Schlesinger (1967), Roman Polanski (1979) and Michael Winterbottom (1996)?
1.James Cameron (Avatar and Titanic)
4.Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee (the former Ms Zuck) from Grease
5.CIA agent Felix Leiter
7.Shelley Winters in The Night of the Hunter (1955)
8.Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, Forrest Gump) and Spencer Tracy (Captains Courageous, Boys Town)
9.Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
10.Played by Tom Hardy in Bronson and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Source novels of Far from the Madding Crowd, Tess and Jude are by Thomas Hardy.