Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote in “Capote” was the last person to win an acting Oscar for his portrayal of a non-fiction writer. (Special Photo)
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, Johnny Robinson of Lawrenceville.
Here are last week’s questions again and the answers:
1. Name the last person to win an acting Oscar for their portrayal of a non-fictional writer.
A: Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote in “Capote”
2. Name a Clint Eastwood-directed movie that was set in Georgia.
A: “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”
3. What breed of dog was the title character in “My Dog Skip?”
A: Jack Russell terrier
4. What person has performed (on screen or off) in the most most movies written by Quentin Tarantino?
A: Samuel L. Jackson
5. Who was the first female to receive $20 million or more for acting in a film?
A: Julia Roberts in “Erin Brockovich”
Now, for this week’s questions:
1. What non-fictional chain of grocery stores based in the south was included in the title of a film from the 2000s?
2. Name someone who was nominated for an Oscar and a Razzie award in the same year.
3. What was the drug that was stolen and sold in “Go?”
4. Name a prison-escape movie set and filmed in Atlanta.
5. Name the last movie in which Robert de Niro’s character was based on a non-fictional person.
The first person (located in the U.S.) 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 e-mail your answers, along with your name to email@example.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.