The Art of Darkness

Trivia Saturday

November 20th, 2010 by Cobwebs

(No prizes, but if you can answer them all without googling you get bragging rights.)

  1. John Carpenter wrote and directed the movie Halloween, but his first film was a student project in which four astronauts cope with a runaway alien who resembles a beachball, faulty computer systems, and a “smart bomb” that thinks it is God. Name it.
  2. The original film versions of Dracula and Frankenstein were released at the same time in what year?
  3. What well-known horror film marked Johnny Depp’s first major acting role?
  4. Finish this old Gypsy warning whispered to Larry Talbot just after he was bitten. “Even a man who is pure at heart, and says his prayers by night…”
  5. What store does Ray Stantz own?
  6. In what classic horror movie do you hear the line, “We all go a little mad sometimes”?
  7. On what novella was the movie Hellraiser based?
  8. What is the title of Humphrey Bogart’s only horror film?
  9. What is the name of the infamous mortuary in the movie Phantasm?
  10. In this much-adapted novel by Richard Matheson, a terrible plague has decimated the world, and those who were unfortunate enough to survive have been transformed into bloodthirsty creatures of the night…except for one man. What is the title of the book?

(Answers below the fold)

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