Don­ald Clarke’s Weekly Movie Quiz

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - CINEMA - For an­swers, go to ir­ish times.com/ blogs/screen­writer

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?

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