Weekly Movie Quiz
1 Which of this week’s releases takes place mainly in Leitrim?
2 Of which fairytale is Maleficent a retelling?
3 Identify the star from this early publicity shot (below).
4 Which artist had a hit album with his largely unused “soundtrack” to Tim Burton’s Batman?
5 Name the Turkish film that won the Palme d’Or at Cannes last weekend.
6 The script to which 1980s action hit was originally pitched as a sequel to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Commando?
7 Which Italian film was a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo (1961)?
8 Which director links Terence Rattigan, John Kennedy Toole and Edith Wharton?
9 What links an upcoming Thomas Pynchon adaptation, a remake of Death Race 2000, a hostelry named for the Hungarian capital, and Barb Wire?
10 Where might you have encountered (albeit briefly) Harvey Pekar, Jean Brodie, Irma la Douce, Miss Moneypenny and Withnail?