Friday, August 3, 2007

I love the Ticket

I especially love their fiendishly difficult quiz, which i included last week, and i'm shoving it up here again, the new version obviously!

It's fiendish! that's the only word i can think of. Donald Clark, must sit in a darkened, tall tower room coming up with these bad boys...

Questions from the blood simple to the die hard . . . by Donald Clarke

1. Which 1999 science fiction film was subsequently reloaded and then underwent a revolution?

2. I was on the USS Indianapolis. I like scratching my nails down blackboards. I get eaten in the end. Who am I?

3. Which species were Harvey, Thumper and General Woundwort?

4. The theme to which popular 1963 war film is often sung by English football supporters when their team has just got out of a potentially embarrassing scrape?

5. Linda Hunt in The Year of Living Dangerously. Barbra Streisand in Yentl. Quentin Crisp in Orlando. John Travolta in Hairspray. Who's the odd one out?

6. Which director's pictures have inspired a song by Scott Walker, a musical by Stephen Sondheim and a horror flick by Wes Craven?

7. Which English comic actor, now resident in The Isle of Man, has a bewilderingly large following in Albania?

8. The plot of which picture was inspired by Akira Kurosawa's The Hidden Fortress (1958)?

9. Which absence unites Evan Almighty, Predator 2, On Her Majesty's Secret Service and The Ghost of Frankenstein?

10. In Paul Schrader's upcoming The Walker, the hero (Woody Harrelson) comes up with an interesting film trivia question: Which actor has played the most real-life American presidents. What is the answer?

Answers are here.

Don't Cheat!

I'm off to Castlepalooza at the weekend with my Fantastic Tesco Poncho, and penchant for Rum. Anyone there, watch out for the girl in the psychadelic jim jams, it's what all the cool kids are wearing!
There'll be girls, and bands, and a castle, and beer, and real toilets! woo!
Check it out.

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