Donald Clarke’s Weekly Movie Quiz
1 Who plays Nick Fury in several Marvel adaptations?
2 Which current hit features appearances by Batman, Gandalf, William Shakespeare and Abraham Lincoln?
3 “Everyone is Driven by Something” is the tagline to which recent study of a sporting rivalry?
4 Identify the star from this recent, already notoriously poor court sketch (below).
5 Who was the first South African woman to win an acting Oscar?
6 What links The General (1926), Twentieth Century (1934), The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953) and Silver Streak (1976)?
7 Which epic novel by Lew Wallace (once a general in the American Civil War) has been adapted for the screen on four occasions?
8 What film links Gene Kelly, Barbra Streisand and Wall-E?
9 What’s the connection between Robert Graysmith, F Scott Fitzgerald, Ben Mezrich and Stieg Larsson?
10 Which recent film shares its title with that of an unrealised Rolling Stones movie proposed by the band’s manager, Andrew Loog Oldham, in the mid-1960s?