Film Quizzes: Airports

It’s a tradition here that whenever I meet up with any of my blog readers I dedicate a quiz to them, like I have with Film Grimoire and Archaeology and Abbi Obiston with South Africa. I can now add to that list a new theme with the super wonderful and super friendly Tosha. You won’t find anyone nicer. And it will be hard to find a sweeter voice too. The theme is due to watching one of the films below together and seeing her off at the airport. How many of them can you get?

film-quiz-airports-film-1 1. (1930s)

film-quiz-airports-film-6 2. (1980s)

film-quiz-airports-film-8 3. (1980s)

film-quiz-airports-film-9 4. (1980s)

film-quiz-airports-film-3 5. (1990s)

film-quiz-airports-film-11 6. (1990s)

film-quiz-entry 7. (2000s)

film-quiz-airports-film-5 8. (2000s)

film-quiz-airports-film-12 9. (2000s)

film-quiz-airports-film-10 10. (2000s)

film-quiz-airports-film-2 11. (2000s)

Shes Out Of My League movie image 12. (2010+)

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Line(s) of the Day #Sully

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I’ve delivered a million passengers over forty years, but in the end I’m going to be judged by two hundred and eight seconds.

Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) in the film Sully. Directed by Clint Eastwood, it tells of the ‘Miracle of the Hudson’, where a commercial airline landed on the Hudson river without fatalities after a flock of birds disabled both engines.

Line(s) of the Day #Airplane!

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Rumack: Can you fly this plane, and land it?
Ted Striker: Surely you can’t be serious.
Rumack: I am serious… and don’t call me Shirley.

Leslie Nielsen and Robert Hays in Airplane! (1980), long considered one of the funniest ever comedies.

Film Quizzes: Air

With the release today of Liam Neeson’s film Non-Stop, about his character’s need to save the lives of his fellow airline passengersit’s a reminder of how many films are set in the air. See if you feel on cloud nine after taking this quiz. As ever, the films are in order with the answers below so feel free to comment.

Film Quizzes - Air Film 1 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Air Film 2 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Air Film 3 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Air Film 4 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Air Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Air Film 6 (2000+)

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Awards: Sunshine Award

Sunshine Award

Yay! Another award. I want to thank Little Write Lies for the nomination. It’s definitely worth checking out her blog. She has a love for writing which is infectious and shines throughout her whole site. Really glad I discovered her work.

To accept the award, I must list 10 things about myself and then nominate 10 other bloggers for the award.

Purple is my favourite colour.

Clerks is my favourite comedy. The Naked Gun Trilogy, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Withnail and I and Airplane are up there too.

Growing up Gladiators was my favourite TV Show. How can anyone not get pumped up by this theme tune? ­­KAPOW!

I have a fantasy football team which I’ve been doing for the past few years, mostly pretty successful. The one exception was Einstein FC.

The first book I remember leaving a strong impression was The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier. It’s a great war story, and I would recommend it even now.

I have several books personally signed by Nick Hornby, including High Fidelity.

My favourite dessert is chocolate éclairs.

I’ve never been to Ireland but am hoping to go next year. Croatia and Greece are on my list too.

My favourite painters are Cezanne and J M W Turner

The first band I saw live was Duran Duran. Since then I have seen groups including Depeche Mode, Godhead, U2, White Lies, Girls Aloud, Coldplay and Jay-Z. I’m seeing Godspeed this week too.

And for the second part I thought I’d be a bit different and limit each one to a five word summary/description. In NO particular order.

1. Verbal Spew – Always check out her site

2. Silver Screen Serenade – Knowledgeable, thoughtful, engaging film/TV fan.

3. Marina Kanavaki – Very talented and creative painter.

4. Happiness Secrets – Full of symbolic, meaningful poetry.

5. Michael Piggott – Filled with quality entertainment articles.

6. Leman Shots – Photographer with distinct, creative style.

7. Retiree Diary – A photographer who ‘gets’ nature.

8. Global Girl’s Blog – Food lover; her passion infectious.

9. I See Beauty All Around – Just discovered, big fan already.

10. Tails From Paris – Cartoons. Wonderfully different to others.