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How Well Do You Know: 2011: The Year in Movies, Part V
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1. In addition to Cars 2, a Pixar short played in front of the theatrical release of which film?
Winnie the Pooh
The Muppets
African Cats
The Lion King 3D
2. In the real world, dodgeball is being disparaged as a tool of violence and degradation. In this film, we learn that it's actually a valuable and effective teaching implement:
Super 8
Bad Teacher
Hall Pass
3. In you are receiving some rather dubious advice from Motherf#*@er Jones, then you are a character in:
Horrible Bosses
Your Highness
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
4. Which of the following was not a subtitle of a wide release film during the year?
All the Time in the World
The First Avenger
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Born to Be a Star
By way of explanation.....
The third Chronicles of Narnia film was released in 2010; Spy Kids 4D, Captain America and [shudder] Buck Larson were released in 2011
5. Which does not correctly match the X-Men: First Class actor with his counterpart from one of the other Marvel mutant films?
Jennifer Lawrence : Rebecca Romijn
January Jones : Famke Janssen
James McAvoy : Patrick Stewart
Michael Fassbender : Ian McKellan
6. A righteous update of a classic rock song by this band was prominently featured in the trailer for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo:
Led Zeppelin
The Rolling Stones
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
7. Paul Bettany played Priest in Priest. If this is news to you, then you probably have no idea that this actress played Priestess in Priest:
Jennifer Garner
Carla Gugino
Maggie Q
Mila Kunis
8. Approximately 95 actors or actresses appeared in the film New Year's Eve. Around the same number were credited for 2010's Valentine's Day (which, like NYE was also a Garry Marshall joint). Take a stab. Which of the below appeared in both?
Timothy Olyphant
Stanley Tucci
Judy Davis
Ashton Kutcher
9. If you were one of the big winners from the 83rd Academy Awards held in February, please step forward. Whoa, not so fast there.....
Colin Firth
Christian Bale
Natalie Portman
David Fincher
By way of explanation.....
Tom Hooper, not David Fincher, won Best Director
10. According to the sequel to Diary of a Wimpy Kid, who rules?
11. At its peak, this film was shown on 465 screens. It made back less than a quarter of its production budget. More than 100K DVDs were recalled due to an incorrect description. Roger Ebert called it "the most anticlimactic non-event since Geraldo Rivera broke into Al Capone’s vault." What was this complete and utter flop?
Atlas Shrugged: Part I
I Don't Know How She Does It
The Ides of March
12. Anonymous deals with the possibility that this dude might not have actually written all the stuff y'all thought he did:
13. Three of the following were prequels. Which was not?
The Thing
Paranormal Activity 3
X-Men: First Class
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
14. Public urination proved to be a pivotal plot element in:
The Change-Up
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Drive Angry 3D
The Green Hornet
15. The woman who provided the voice of Smurfette is better known for ___________ than for her acting ability:
Athletic endeavors
Career as a supermodel
Ruthless US foreign policy
By way of explanation.....
Katy Perry was the voice of Smurfette
16. Captain, Nimrod, Bitey and Lovey are:
By way of explanation.....
and those penguins belong to Mr. Popper
17. An attempted cure for Alzheimer’s disease goes horribly awry in:
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Source Code
Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family
18. What is Bucky Larson born to be?
A Star
19. We called it Cyborg Rocky, but Disney called it
Real Steel
20. The writer, director and star of the Resident Evil series had a North American flop with:
Happy Feet Two
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer
The Three Musketeers
21. Taylor Lautner's abs joined John Singleton in going down in flames in:
Straw Dogs
22. Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy conspire to rip off Alan Alda in...
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Fast Five
The Muppets
Tower Heist
23. A Hawaiian real estate transaction, adultery and a coma provide the back story for:
The Descendants
Shark Night 3D
Soul Surfer
Tree of Life
24. Michelle Williams has earned a Golden Globe nomination for playing this Golden Globe nominated actress.
Doris Day
Katharine Hepburn
Grace Kelly
Marilyn Monroe
25. What did we buy?
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
A war horse
A Zoo!

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