BFI Film Quiz October 2012
1 Of the three major superhero films release this year (The Avengers, The Amazing Spiderman and The
Dark Knight Rises), which has grossed the most at the box office worldwide?
2 Which Austrian-‐American director received widespread acclaim for his films From Here to Eternity and A
Man for All Seasons?
4 Who, in 1928, became the first ever winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress, recognising her
performances in three films Seventh Heaven, Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans and Street Angel?
5 Which 1955 film, loosely based on a John Steinbeck novel, saw James Dean make his first major screen
BFI London Film Festival
Carter and directed by which British filmmaker?
2 FRANKENWEENIE, the
but what year was it made?
3 Name the documentary, also screening at the Festival, which follows the story of serial killer Ronald
the 2007 novel by which Pakastani writer?
nominated this year include The Comedian, Shell & Eat Sleep Die.
1 Which Oscar-‐winning British director has taken the helm for the latest Bond film, Skyfall, released this
2 In which Bond film does 007 come up against the shady British Billionaire Gustav Graves, played by Toby
3 Which recurring Bond villain has been portrayed by actors including Telly Savalas, Max von Sydow and
4 The Bond series is famous for its theme songs, but which of the films featured the song All Time High, by
5 Which actor has played Bond in the most official films, appearing a total of seven times?
1 Which 19
2 Which American actor has received four Razzie nominations for Worst Supporting Actor, for films
including Zookeeper and The Hangover Part 2?
3 Irish director Jim Sheridan, known for films including My Left Foot and In the Name of the Father, also
directed which 2005 drama, which starred rapper 50 Cent?
4 Which actor links the films Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom, 50 First Dates and Yogi Bear?
5 The comic actor John Candy died of a heart attack during the filming of which 1994 comedy western?
1 Acclaimed British writer Paula Milne made her first foray into cinema with the screenplay for which 1995
romantic drama, starring Drew Barrymore & C
2 Which much-‐praised writer adapted the screenplay for the 1992 Oscar-‐nominated drama A Few Good
Men from his stage play of the same name?
4 Which legendary writer, actor and director received both an Oscar and a Golden Globe nomination for
his 2011 script, Midnight in Paris?
5 Which trades union went on strike in 2007-‐08, over a demand for greater financial remuneration for film
& TV screen writers, costing the US entertainment industry an estimated $500 million?
1 THE AVENGERS
2 FRED ZINNEMANN
3 HAL DAVID
4 JANET GAYNOR
5 EAST OF EDEN
BFI London Film Festival
1 MIKE NEWELL
3 BAYOU BLUE
4 MOHSIN HAMID
5 THE SUTHERLAND AWARD
1 SAM MENDES
2 DIE ANOTHER DAY
3 ERNST STAVRO BLOFELD
5 ROGER MOORE
1 ALIEN 3
2 KEN JEONG
4 DAN ACKROYD
5 WAGONS EAST!
1 MAD LOVE
2 AARON SORKIN
3 WILLIAM GOLDMAN
4 WOODY ALLEN
Picture Round: Presidents
1 Frank Langella -‐ Richard Nixon Nixon
2 Henry Grace -‐ Dwight D. Eisenhower -‐ The Longest Day
3 James Cromwell -‐ George W.H. Bush W
4 Bruce Greenwood -‐ John F. Kennedy -‐ Thirteen Days
5 Jon Voight -‐ Franklin D. Roosevelt -‐ Pearl Harbour
6 Kevin Kline -‐ Ulysses S. Grant -‐ Wild Wild West
7 Ben Walker -‐ Abraham Lincoln -‐ Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter
8 David Patrick Kelly -‐ Harry S. Truman -‐ Flags of Our Fathers
9 Robin Williams -‐ Theodore Roosevelt -‐ Night at the Museum
10 Anthony Hopkins -‐ John Adams Amistad
POSTER ROUND: FRENCH NEW WAVE
1 Breathless / A bout de souffle
2 Et Dieu...Crea La Femme / And God Created Woman
3 Hiroshima Mon Amour
5 La Jetee / The Jetty / The Pier
6 Les Bonnes Femmes / Good Time Girls
8 Last Year at Marienbad / L'année dernière à Marienbad
9 Adieu Philippine
10 The 400 Blows / Les quatre cents coups