The Art of Darkness

Trivia Tuesday

September 1st, 2015 by Cobwebs

  1. In this 1988 dark comedy, high-school student Veronica Sawyer is pitted against a dominant clique of girls who all share the same first name.
  2. Sam Raimi has often cast his pal Bruce Campbell in his projects, including this little-known adventure/comedy TV series about an American spy working against Napoleon’s attempts to colonize the South Pacific.
    A) Tales of the Gold Monkey
    B) Jack of All Trades
    C) Tour of Duty
    D) Baker’s Dozen
    E) Code Name: Foxfire
  3. Beetlejuice ends with Lydia dancing in midair to Harry Belafonte’s “Jump in the Line.” According to the song, when Senora dances Calypso, what is the tempo?
  4. The horror comedy John Dies at the End revolves around the use of a drug which gives the user non-linear perception of time and the ability to perceive alternate dimensions. What is the name of this drug?
    A) White Chrism
    B) Totally Awesome Sweet Alabama Liquid Snake
    C) ThreeEye
    D) Blue Nine
    E) Soy Sauce
  5. The “found footage” film What We Do in the Shadows follows the daily trials of a group of vampires sharing a flat in Wellington. One of the writers/directors/stars of the film is Jemaine Clement, who is also half of what musical-comedy duo?
  6. Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon is a “mockumentary” horror/black comedy in which a journalist and her film team document the preparations of a local man who aspires to be the next legendary slasher villain. It features cameos by several veteran horror actors. Which of these actors does NOT make an apperance?
    A) Zelda Rubinstein
    B) Kane Hodder
    C) Scott Wilson
    D) Linda Blair
    E) Robert Englund
  7. In Zombieland, when the band of survivors reach Hollywood they hole up in the mansion of this famous actor, who likes to dress up as a zombie so he can venture out undetected and play golf.
  8. The Dracula spoof Love at First Bite starred George Hamilton as an unusually tan vampire, Susan Saint James as his love interest, and this actor as Renfield.
    A) Arte Johnson
    B) Richard Benjamin
    C) Dick Shawn
    D) Sherman Hemsley
    E) Henry Gibson
  9. Simon Pegg refers to Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End as the “Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy,” due to Cornetto ice cream references in all three films. The Cornetto in Hot Fuzz is blue and The World’s End is green. What color (or “colour,” if you prefer) is the one in Shaun of the Dead?
  10. In Young Frankenstein, the escaped monster encounters a blind hermit (a riff on a scene from the original Bride of Frankenstein) who is delighted to find a friend. What is the hermit’s name?
    A) Marvin
    B) Tim
    C) Harold
    D) Elmer
    E) Donald

(Answers below the fold)

  1. Heathers
  2. B) Jack of All Trades
  3. Left to right
  4. E) Soy Sauce
  5. Flight of the Conchords
  6. D) Linda Blair
  7. Bill Murray
  8. A) Arte Johnson
  9. Red
  10. C) Harold

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3 Responses

  1. WitchArachne Says:

    6. I’ve done worse before, so I’m happy with that.

  2. Mim Says:

    Oh dear, a mere 4!

  3. StoneMaven Says:

    Missed #’s 4,5,&6

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