.MOVIE QUIZ #9

MOVIE QUIZ #9

May 18, 2022 Alan Royle 2

  MOVIE QUIZ #9   Q1 IN MONTY PYTHON & THE HOLY GRAIL (1975), IN PLACE OF A PORTRAIT OF GOD THERE IS ONE OF A FAMOUS 19TH CENTURY CRICKETER. WHO? Q2 RUPERT EVERETT IS LORD GORING IN THE 1999 FILM VERSION OF WHICH OSCAR WILDE PLAY? Q3 RODEO STAR […]

RANDOM QUOTES – PT58

RANDOM QUOTES – PT58

May 15, 2022 Alan Royle 4

  MICHAEL CAINE (1933 – )                       [On his many years desperately trying to make it as an actor]: ‘In my worst moments I went on the dole (the last time, Sean Connery was two guys in front of me in the queue)…The other people hanging around with me waiting for […]

.MOVIE QUIZ #8

MOVIE QUIZ #8

May 3, 2022 Alan Royle 2

  MOVIE QUIZ #8   Q1       IN THE 1986 COMEDY FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF, FERRIS MIMED TWO SONGS DURING THE PARADE. WHAT WERE THEY?   Q2       WHO SANG THE HIT THEME SONG IN THE 1959 MOVIE PILLOW TALK?   Q3       PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR PHILIP MARLOWE IS PORTRAYED BY HUMPHREY BOGART IN […]

.MOVIE QUIZ #9

MOVIE QUIZ #7

April 18, 2022 Alan Royle 0

  MOVIE QUIZ #7   Q1       MAX BIALYSTOCK AND LEO BLOOM ARE THE PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS IN A COMEDY FIRST MADE IN 1967, THEN IN 2005. NAME THE FILM.   Q2       WILLIAM HURT, ALBERT BROOKS & HOLLY HUNTER ARE INVOLVED IN A LOVE TRIO IN WHICH 1987 FILM SET IN A […]

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MOVIE QUIZ #6

April 3, 2022 Alan Royle 0

MOVIE QUIZ #6   Q1       IN CITY SLICKERS (1991), BILLY CRYSTAL’S CHARACTER, MITCH ROBBINS, BIRTHED A CALF. WHAT NAME DID HE GIVE IT?   Q2       WHO PLAYED SABRINA FAIRCHILD IN THE 1954 ROMANCE SABRINA?   Q3       WHICH 2013 FILM IS ABOUT A FREE BLACK MAN, SOLOMON NORTHUP, BEING KIDNAPPED AND […]

‘THE RED SCARE’ 1947-54

‘THE RED SCARE’ 1947-54

March 22, 2022 Alan Royle 10

  ‘THE RED SCARE’ 1947-54                      Much has been written about the paranoia that evolved in America, due to the excesses of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in the forties and fifties, and their impact on the movie industry in that country. I thought it might be time to post […]

MOVIE QUIZ #5

MOVIE QUIZ #5

March 19, 2022 Alan Royle 2

  QUIZ #5   Q1       IN WHICH 1925 SILENT CLASSIC DOES CHARLIE CHAPLIN COOK AND EAT HIS BOOT?   Q2       MIA WASIKOWSKA PLAYED THE TITLE ROLE IN JANE EYRE (2011). WHAT IS HER NATIONALITY?   Q3       WHO PORTRAYED JEREMY THORPE IN THE MINI-SERIES A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL (2018)?   Q4       […]

;RANDOM QUOTES – PT56

RANDOM QUOTES – PT56

March 16, 2022 Alan Royle 0

  JANE MARCH (1973 – )                              [Referring to rumours about her making The Lover (1992)]: ‘The suggestion that I slept with Tony Ka Fai Leung on set was a disgusting allegation. Jean-Jacques Annaud had a lot to do with that – he was trying to promote the film. Now, I […]

MOVIE QUIZ #4

MOVIE QUIZ #4

March 4, 2022 Alan Royle 0

  MOVIE QUIZ #4                                   Q1       BY WHICH ONE-WORD TITLE WAS THE HIT 1980 COMEDY FLYING HIGH KNOWN IN THE USA?   Q2       WHO HAD THE MALE LEAD IN THE 1988 ROMANCE WORKING GIRL?   […]

;RANDOM QUOTES – PT55

RANDOM QUOTES – PT55

February 26, 2022 Alan Royle 0

  DENZEL WASHINGTON (1954 – ) [On working with young female co-stars]: ‘That ain’t fair, really. Michelle Pfeiffer hasn’t been finding a lot of work recently because she doesn’t like what a woman her age is offered. That’s a real double standard. You get Sean Connery, who gets older and […]