Entertainment 27

From the quiz on 1/3/16. Download the audio for Q4 and Q7 here.

  1. Which Pixar film, which centres on a girl named Riley Andersen and her five personified emotions, Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust and Anger, won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature? Inside Out

  2. Which insects are the subject of the 1954 sci-fi film Them!, which was advertised with the tagline “A horror horde of crawl-and-crush giants clawing out of the earth from mile-deep catacombs!”? Ants

  3. What is the title of the only film directed by Marlon Brando, a 1961 Western in which he also plays the central character Rio “The Kid”? One-Eyed Jacks

  4. Vonda Shepard’s song Searchin’ My Soul is the theme tune to which American comedy–drama series, which was originally broadcast between 1997 and 2002? Ally McBeal

  5. The Spartan warrior Kratos is the protagonist of which series of action–adventure games principally developed by Sony for their PlayStation line of consoles? God of War

  6. On which breakfast TV show did celebrity fitness instructor Mr Motivator rise to fame in the early 1990s? GMTV

  7. Which American received Best Original Score Oscar nominations for Kundun, The Hours and Notes on a Scandal, and composed the minimalist soundtrack to Godfrey Reggio’s experimental 1982 film Koyaanisqatsi? Philip Glass

  8. Which English actress plays Zoe Reynolds in Spooks, Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes and Lady Agnes Holland in the 2010 revival of Upstairs Downstairs? Keeley Hawes

  9. Despite its soundtrack album becoming a huge success, which American singer–songwriter received a Golden Raspberry for Worst Actor for his portrayal of Jess Robin in the 1980 remake of The Jazz Singer? Neil Diamond

  10. What is the best-selling Nintendo 64 game not developed by Nintendo? GoldenEye 007

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