Here are the answers to our quiz from 23rd April 2021 – how did you do?

1. Which Best Actress nominee plays Cassie Thomas in Promising Young Woman?

Carey Mulligan

2. Farmageddon is the sequel to which 2015 animated film?

Shaun The Sheep Movie

3. What instrument does Riz Ahmed’s heavy metal musician play in Sound Of Metal?

He’s a drummer

4. Who is the only previous Best Director nominee up for the award this year, for directing Mank?

David Fincher

5. Complete the title of the 2021 drama – Judas And The…

… Black Messiah

6. Which Best Actress nominee plays Ma Rainey in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom?

Viola Davis

7. Whose “Subsequent Moviefilm” boasts the longest title of any nominated film in Oscars history?

Borat (the full title is Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan)

8. Which TV chat-show host and actor provides the voice of spiritual guide Moonwind in Pixar’s Soul?

Graham Norton

9. Which sci-fi action film prominently features machines called “inversion turnstiles”?

Tenet

10. Which of this year’s acting nominees is up for both an Academy Award and a Golden Raspberry award for the same performance in Hillbilly Elegy?

Glenn Close

11. “Never thought I’d die fighting side by side with an elf.” (2003)

The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King

12. “Large amounts don’t grow on trees, you’ve got to pick a pocket or two.” (1968)

Oliver!

13. “And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.” (2000)

Gladiator

14. “Leave the gun, take the cannoli.” (1972)

The Godfather

15. “I won’t talk! I won’t say a word!” (2011)

The Artist

16. “When somebody asks me a question, I tell them the answer.” (2008)

Slumdog Millionaire

17. “He had it comin’, he had it comin’, he only had himself to blame.” (2002)

Chicago

18. “You’re gonna eat lightnin’ and you’re gonna crap thunder!” (1976)

Rocky

19. “Round up the usual suspects.” (1942)

Casablanca

20. “I do wish we could chat longer, but I’m having an old friend for dinner. Bye.” (1991)

The Silence Of The Lambs

21. Who connects the Best Picture winners Driving Miss Daisy, Unforgiven, and Million Dollar Baby?

Morgan Freeman

22. Which 2001 film won the first-ever Best Animated Feature Oscar?

Shrek

23. In 2020, Parasite became the first non-English-language Best Picture winner – in which country is it set?

South Korea

24. In which film does Jack Nicholson play R.P. McMurphy?

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

25. Only two people have won acting Oscars for appearing in Steven Spielberg films – for a point each, name the actors.

Daniel Day-Lewis (Best Actor for 2012’s Lincoln) and Mark Rylance (Best Supporting Actor for 2015’s Bridge Of Spies)

26. Who sang “My Heart Will Go On”, the Oscar-winning theme song from Titanic?

Celine Dion

27. Victor Fleming was credited for directing two Best Picture nominees in 1939, but which one won him Best Director – Gone With The Wind or The Wizard Of Oz?

Gone With The Wind

28. Who won a grand total of four Best Actress Oscars, spanning from 1934’s Morning Glory to 1982’s On Golden Pond?

Katharine Hepburn

29. Which Kevin Costner film climaxes with a showdown at the Academy Awards ceremony?

The Bodyguard

30. And finally, who is the only actor in the history of the Oscars to be nominated for playing an alien visitor to Earth?

Jeff Bridges, for 1984’s Starman (and a cracking film it is too)

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