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What 1975 documentary about Edie Beale and her daughter Little Edie Beale inspired a 2009 HBO film with Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore?
a. Grey Gardens
b. Amber Estate
c. Maroon Mansion
d. Pink Place
Grey Gardens - Considered a camp classic, the film is about Jackie Kennedy's eccentric aunt and cousin, whose summer home in the Hamptons descended into squalor when their cash ran out.
Michael Oher was drafted 23rd overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 1st round of the 2009 NFL Draft. What movie was made about his high school experiences?
a. Any Given Sunday
b. Jerry Maguire
c. The Blind Side
d. Friday Night Lights
The Blind Side - He was adopted by the Touhys, an interior designer and the owner of dozens of fast food restaurants.
The first season of what reality show included a roofer named Chicken George, stripper Jean Jordan and Will "Mega" Collins, who had been a Black Panther?
a. Amazing Race
b. The Bachelor
c. So You Think You Can Dance
d. Big Brother
Big Brother - That season allowed viewers to see everything the producers saw, as all the cameras streamed to the web. This also meant that you could see how 'real' the reality show actually was.
Probably the least surprising post-credits scene saw what superhero get recruited by Nick Fury for the Avenger Initiative?
c. Incredible Hulk
d. Iron Man
Iron Man - Samuel L Jackson's appearance as Fury was meant to be a surprise.
What celebrity played a horny, drug-addled version of himself in the Harold and Kumar movies?
a. Neil Patrick Harris
b. William Shatner
c. Ralph Maccio
d. Bill Murray
Neil Patrick Harris - Harris is billed as playing 'Neil Patrick Harris', not 'himself', since he is a parody.
In Up in the Air, what is it that George Clooney's character does that keeps him up in the air so much?
a. Handle legal work
b. Redesign technology
c. Lobby for corporations
d. Fire people
Fire people - Many of the people seen in the film had in fact been laid off. They thought they were part of a documentary.
Who has been accused of lifting the plot for "The Sixth Sense" from an episode of "Are You Afraid of the Dark"?
a. Sophia Coppola
b. Ang Lee
c. M Night Shyamalan
d. Jason Reitman
M Night Shyamalan - In the episode 'The Tale of the Dream Girl', Johnny Angelli is being stalked by a hot girl ... because Johnny is dead.
How many friends does the average Facebook user have?
130 - As of February 2012, Facebook had 845 million active users.
Director John Boorman and screenwriter Rospo Pallenberg wanted to bring what trilogy to the screen, with the Beatles in the key roles?
a. Pirates of the Caribbean
d. Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings - John Lennon wanted to play Gollum, Paul McCartney was seen as the perfect Frodo, George Harrison would've been Gandalf and Ringo Starr had to be Sam.
Which American recording artist and entertainer made her movie debut in the film Crossroads?
a. Britney Spears
b. Katy Perry
d. Lindsay Lohan
Britney Spears - Filming for the movie lasted six months because Spears was also busy recording her third studio album.
In which Beatles' song would you hear about "Yellow matter custard dripping from a dead dog's eye"?
a. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
b. Eleanor Rigby
c. The Fool on the Hill
d. I Am the Walrus
I Am the Walrus - Written by John Lennon, 'I Am the Walrus' was released in 1967 on the LP 'Magical Mystery Tour'.
Designed and marketed by Apple Incorporated, when was the first line of iPod media players released?
2001 - Although released in 2001, sales of the iPod didn't really take-off until 2004.
Soon after her leaked sex tape, Paris Hilton starred in which TV series with BFF Nicole Richie?
a. Paradise Hotel
b. The Simple Life
c. The World According to Paris
d. Paris Hilton's My New BFF
The Simple Life - Surprisingly, the show lasted for five seasons from 2003 to 2007.
Who was the first cast member from the long-running reality TV show Survivor to die?
a. Lindsey Richter
b. B.B. Andersen
c. Jennifer Lyon
d. Katie Collins
Jennifer Lyon - One of the competitors in Survivor - Palau, Jennifer died in 2010 from cancer. She was 37 years old.
What celebrated American pop music group from the 1970s had hits with "Knock Three Times" and "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree"?
a. Captain and Tennille
b. The Osmonds
c. Tony Orlando and Dawn
d. Sonny and Cher
Tony Orlando and Dawn - Tony Orlando and Dawn had a TV variety show in the summer of 1974 that lasted for two seasons.
In the Harry Potter series, Sirius Black is an animagus. What kind of animal can he morph into?
a. A Black Dog
b. An Eagle
c. A Lion
d. A Tiger
A Black Dog - A learned skill, an animagus is a witch or wizard who can morph him or herself into an animal at will.
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