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Movie trivia contest — Nov. 8

So, you think you’re good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.

Congratulations to last week’s winner, Steve Mattingly in Atlanta.

Here are last week’s questions again and the answers:

1) Name the last movie where two performers from the same film were nominated for Oscars in the same acting category.

A: “The Help” (Jessica Chastian and Octavia Spencer in the Best Supporting Actress category)

2) Name the last person to win both an Oscar and a Tony Award for playing the same character.

A: Joel Grey in “Caberet”

3) Name an Oscar-nominated film that was an adaptation of a rock album.

A: “Tommy” by The Who

4) What is the highest-grossing horror movie of all-time?

A: “The Blair Witch Project”

5) Name the actress who turned down roles in “Basic Instinct,” “The Blind Side,” “The Godfather III,” “Indecent Proposal,” “Shakespeare in Love” and “Sleepless in Seattle?”

A: Julia Roberts

Now, for this weeks’ questions:

  1. Name a movie that shares its title with a song by Warren Zevon.

  2. Name the last person to receive Best Director Oscar nominations three years in a row.

  3. What was the occupation of the Tim Robbins character in “The Shawshank Redemption?”

  4. Name someone who received multiple post-humous Oscar nominations for acting.

  5. Name someone who has performed more than one James Bond theme song.

The first person to respond with all the correct answers receives a prize package of movie-related goodies, which could include promotional T-shirts, hats, posters, DVDs, video games and more. The winner also gets their name published in the next Weekend section. Please email your answers, along with your name to clarkwriter@mindspring.com. Include “Gwinnett Daily Post Trivia Contest” in the subject line. In the event no one answers all of the questions correctly, the person with the most correct answers submitted by 6 p.m. the Monday after the contest is posted will be the winner. Only one winner per household is eligible each 30-day period.