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  • 1. 

    In what review did Michael Wilmington write "this big-budget romantic-comedy action movie is a fizzle"?

    • A.

      House Of Wax

    • B.

      Hostage

    • C.

      Star Wars: Episode III

    • D.

      Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Mr. & Mrs. Smith
    Explanation
    In his review of "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," Michael Wilmington described the movie as a "fizzle." This suggests that he found the big-budget romantic-comedy action film to be disappointing or underwhelming.

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  • 2. 

    Philip Wuntch wrote "despite the surplus of static, the film is moderately compelling" about which movie?

    • A.

      Sahara

    • B.

      Son Of The Mask

    • C.

      White Noise

    • D.

      Boogeyman

    Correct Answer
    C. White Noise
    Explanation
    The correct answer is White Noise. Philip Wuntch wrote that despite the surplus of static, the film is moderately compelling. This suggests that the film White Noise has a lot of static, which could refer to interference or noise in the audio or visual aspects of the film. Despite this issue, Wuntch still found the movie moderately compelling, indicating that there are other aspects of the film that make it interesting or engaging.

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  • 3. 

    Critic Lou Lumenick review about which film said "the downside of smugness.."?

    • A.

      House Of Wax

    • B.

      The 40 Year-Old Virgin

    • C.

      The Upside Of Anger

    • D.

      White Noise

    Correct Answer
    C. The Upside Of Anger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Upside Of Anger." This is because the critic, Lou Lumenick, mentioned "the downside of smugness" in his review of the film.

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  • 4. 

    Critic Ty Burr wrote about which film "not the interstellar home run it might have been"?

    • A.

      The Longest Yard

    • B.

      Land Of The Dead

    • C.

      Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

    • D.

      The Jacket

    Correct Answer
    C. Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
    Explanation
    Critic Ty Burr wrote that "Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" is "not the interstellar home run it might have been." This implies that Burr had high expectations for the film, considering it had the potential to be a great success, but ultimately fell short of that.

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  • 5. 

    Phil Kloer wrote "stick a wick in it.." about what?

    • A.

      Batman Begins

    • B.

      House Of Wax

    • C.

      Pooh's Heffalump Movie

    • D.

      Beauty Shop

    Correct Answer
    B. House Of Wax
    Explanation
    Phil Kloer wrote "stick a wick in it.." about the movie House Of Wax.

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  • 6. 

    In what 1977 film did Harrison Ford play Han Solo?

    • A.

      Star Wars

    • B.

      Minority Report

    • C.

      Terminator 2

    • D.

      All The President's Men

    Correct Answer
    A. Star Wars
    Explanation
    In the 1977 film "Star Wars," Harrison Ford portrayed the character of Han Solo. This iconic role helped establish Ford as a major Hollywood star and contributed to the immense success and popularity of the "Star Wars" franchise.

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  • 7. 

    In what film did Laurence Fishburne play Morpheus?

    • A.

      Minority Report

    • B.

      The Matrix

    • C.

      Blade Runner

    • D.

      Serenity

    Correct Answer
    B. The Matrix
    Explanation
    In the film "The Matrix," Laurence Fishburne played the character Morpheus.

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  • 8. 

    What film's ad said, "Would you erase me"?

    • A.

      Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

    • B.

      The Matrix

    • C.

      Terminator 2

    • D.

      Serenity

    Correct Answer
    A. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. The film's ad featured the question "Would you erase me?" This ad was likely referring to the film's plot, which revolves around a man who undergoes a medical procedure to erase memories of a failed relationship. The question posed in the ad is thought-provoking and captures the central theme of the film, making it a memorable marketing campaign.

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  • 9. 

    Who played Clementine Kruczynski in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"?

    • A.

      Gina Torres

    • B.

      Kate Winslet

    • C.

      Daryl Hannah

    • D.

      Linda Hamilton

    Correct Answer
    B. Kate Winslet
    Explanation
    Kate Winslet played the character of Clementine Kruczynski in the film "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind."

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  • 10. 

    What movie did Ridley Scott direct?

    • A.

      Blade Runner

    • B.

      Donnie Darko

    • C.

      Serenity

    • D.

      Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

    Correct Answer
    A. Blade Runner
    Explanation
    Ridley Scott directed the movie "Blade Runner."

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  • 11. 

    What planet is the "Total Recall" plot about?

    • A.

      Venus

    • B.

      Zax-19

    • C.

      Pluto

    • D.

      Mars

    Correct Answer
    D. Mars
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mars. In the movie "Total Recall," the plot revolves around a man named Douglas Quaid who goes to a company called Rekall to have artificial memories of a vacation on Mars implanted in his mind. However, during the procedure, Quaid discovers that he already has memories of being a secret agent on Mars, which leads him to question his own identity and gets involved in a conspiracy on the planet. Mars plays a crucial role in the story, making it the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    What film is about a Texas-sized asteroid headed for Earth?

    • A.

      Armageddon

    • B.

      Alien Siege

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      Contact

    Correct Answer
    A. Armageddon
    Explanation
    Armageddon is the correct answer because it is a film that revolves around a Texas-sized asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. The movie follows a group of oil drillers who are sent into space to plant a nuclear bomb on the asteroid in order to save humanity from its impending destruction. The film is known for its intense action sequences and emotional storyline, making it a popular choice among audiences.

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  • 13. 

    Which movie did Jodie Foster star in?

    • A.

      The Arrival

    • B.

      Cocoon

    • C.

      A Clockwork Orange

    • D.

      The Panic Room

    Correct Answer
    D. The Panic Room
    Explanation
    Jodie Foster starred in the movie "The Panic Room."

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  • 14. 

    In "Island of the Blue Dolphins", where does the main character live?

    • A.

      Another Planet

    • B.

      A Desert

    • C.

      An Island

    • D.

      A Prison

    Correct Answer
    C. An Island
    Explanation
    The main character in "Island of the Blue Dolphins" lives on an island. This is evident from the title of the book and the fact that the story revolves around the main character's life on this island. The island serves as the setting for the entire story and plays a significant role in shaping the main character's experiences and adventures.

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  • 15. 

    What is David Beckham's profession?

    • A.

      Athlete

    • B.

      Artist

    • C.

      Director

    • D.

      Musician

    Correct Answer
    A. Athlete
    Explanation
    David Beckham's profession is an athlete because he is a retired professional football (soccer) player. He is widely recognized as one of the greatest footballers of all time and has played for several top clubs including Manchester United, Real Madrid, and LA Galaxy. Beckham's successful career as a footballer has earned him numerous accolades and he has become a global icon in the world of sports.

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  • 16. 

    Which 2005 hit movie starred Johnny Depp as a quirky candy maker?

    • A.

      Pirates Of The Caribbean

    • B.

      Edward Scissorhands

    • C.

      Nerds

    • D.

      Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

    Correct Answer
    D. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory." In this 2005 hit movie, Johnny Depp portrayed the character of a quirky candy maker named Willy Wonka. The film is based on the beloved children's book by Roald Dahl and tells the story of a young boy named Charlie Bucket who wins a golden ticket to visit Willy Wonka's magical chocolate factory. Depp's portrayal of the eccentric and whimsical character received critical acclaim and added to the success of the film.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following techniques does a filmmaker use when he wants to slow an image down?

    • A.

      Fast Motion

    • B.

      Cut

    • C.

      Slow Motion

    • D.

      Dissolve

    Correct Answer
    C. Slow Motion
    Explanation
    A filmmaker uses the technique of slow motion when they want to slow an image down. Slow motion involves capturing a scene or action at a higher frame rate than the standard rate of 24 frames per second. When played back at the normal frame rate, the action appears to be slowed down, allowing the viewer to observe details and appreciate the beauty or intensity of the moment. This technique is commonly used in action sequences, sports events, or dramatic scenes to enhance the visual impact and create a sense of tension or emphasis.

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  • 18. 

    What sort of film presents the facts about a person or event?

    • A.

      Science Fiction Film

    • B.

      Fiction Film

    • C.

      Documentary Film

    • D.

      Comedy

    Correct Answer
    C. Documentary Film
    Explanation
    A documentary film presents the facts about a person or event. Unlike fiction films, which are based on imaginative storytelling, documentary films aim to provide a non-fictional account of real-life subjects. They use various techniques such as interviews, archival footage, and expert analysis to present an accurate and objective portrayal of the chosen subject matter. Documentaries often explore social, political, historical, or environmental issues, shedding light on important topics and providing viewers with informative and educational content.

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  • 19. 

    Which person is the Oscar-winning movie star?

    • A.

      Dane Cook

    • B.

      Tom Hanks

    • C.

      Tom Seaver

    • D.

      David Letterman

    Correct Answer
    B. Tom Hanks
    Explanation
    Tom Hanks is the Oscar-winning movie star because he has won two Academy Awards for Best Actor, one for his role in "Philadelphia" (1993) and the other for his role in "Forrest Gump" (1994). He is widely recognized and acclaimed for his performances in various critically acclaimed films, making him a highly respected and successful actor in the industry.

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  • 20. 

    What kind of bugs is the movie "Antz" about?

    • A.

      Beetles

    • B.

      Ants

    • C.

      Spiders

    • D.

      Bees

    Correct Answer
    B. Ants
    Explanation
    The movie "Antz" is about ants.

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  • 21. 

    Who played Fred Flintstone in the movie "The Flintstones"?

    • A.

      John Goodman

    • B.

      Tom Cruise

    • C.

      Ben Stiller

    • D.

      Danny DeVito

    Correct Answer
    A. John Goodman
    Explanation
    John Goodman played Fred Flintstone in the movie "The Flintstones."

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  • 22. 

    Which actor stars in the "Mission: Impossible" movie series?

    • A.

      Tom Cruise

    • B.

      Brad Pitt

    • C.

      George Clooney

    • D.

      Matt Damon

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom Cruise
    Explanation
    Tom Cruise stars in the "Mission: Impossible" movie series. He has been the lead actor in all of the films in the franchise, portraying the character Ethan Hunt. Cruise's portrayal of the skilled and daring secret agent has become iconic, and he is closely associated with the series. His performances have been praised for his commitment to performing many of his own stunts, adding to the intensity and realism of the action sequences in the movies.

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  • 23. 

    Who was Dean Martin's most famous film partner?

    • A.

      Bambi

    • B.

      Jerry Lewis

    • C.

      Joan Crawford

    • D.

      Marilyn Monroe

    Correct Answer
    B. Jerry Lewis
    Explanation
    Dean Martin's most famous film partner was Jerry Lewis. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were a popular comedy duo in the 1950s and 1960s, known for their successful collaboration in numerous films. They appeared together in movies such as "The Caddy," "Living It Up," and "Artists and Models," among others. Their on-screen chemistry and comedic timing made them one of the most beloved comedy teams of their time.

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  • 24. 

    Which film series did George Lucas direct?

    • A.

      Lord Of The Rings

    • B.

      Matrix

    • C.

      Star Wars

    • D.

      Beverly Hills Cop

    Correct Answer
    C. Star Wars
    Explanation
    George Lucas directed the Star Wars film series.

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  • 25. 

    Who starred in the movie "Meet The Parents"?

    • A.

      Ben Stiller

    • B.

      Colin Farrell

    • C.

      Jim Carrey

    • D.

      Ben Affleck

    Correct Answer
    A. Ben Stiller
    Explanation
    Ben Stiller starred in the movie "Meet The Parents". He played the lead role of Greg Focker, a man who meets his girlfriend's parents for the first time and faces a series of comedic and embarrassing situations. Stiller's performance in the film was well-received and contributed to the movie's success at the box office.

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  • 26. 

    Who starred in the 2001 film "Pearl Harbor"?

    • A.

      Ben Stiller

    • B.

      Tom Cruise

    • C.

      Matthew McConaughey

    • D.

      Ben Affleck

    Correct Answer
    D. Ben Affleck
    Explanation
    Ben Affleck starred in the 2001 film "Pearl Harbor".

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  • 27. 

    Who played the title role in the 1995 film, "Wild Bill"?

    • A.

      Danny DeVito

    • B.

      Tom Cruise

    • C.

      Jeff Bridges

    • D.

      Harrison Ford

    Correct Answer
    C. Jeff Bridges
    Explanation
    Jeff Bridges played the title role in the 1995 film "Wild Bill".

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  • 28. 

    Who starred as the title character in the movie "Maverick"?

    • A.

      Ben Affleck

    • B.

      Danny Glover

    • C.

      Mel Gibson

    • D.

      Tom Cruise

    Correct Answer
    C. Mel Gibson
    Explanation
    Mel Gibson starred as the title character in the movie "Maverick."

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