Film Quizzes: Scorching Hot Weather

It was the hottest day of the year here yesterday, so after my recent Songs with Rain post, it was the right time to do something with a far sunnier theme. Have you seen them all? How many could you work out? Feel free to suggest your score, any favourites from the set or others you might think of.

scorching hot film 1 Film 1: (1950s)

fashion marilyn Film 2: (1950s)

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 12 Film 3: (1950s)

Bridge on the River Kwai parachute scene Film 4: (1950s)

Lawrence of Arabia Film 5: (1960s)

Film quizzes - Racial tensions Part 1 Film 2 Film 6: (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 5 Film 7:  (1970s)

scorching hot film 8 Film 8:  (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 4 Film 9:  (1980s)

scorching hot film Film 10: (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 4 Film 11:  (1990s)

scorching hot film 9 Film 12:  (1990s)

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Gr8at: Great Songs from Artists I’ve not Quoted Yet +1 extra

I’ve a huge passion for music, as shown by the fact I’ve listed 119 different artists (and counting) on my Music page, as well as numerous others in posts such as Impressive Foreign Language SongsMostly Instrumental Songs and Awesome Songs of Seven Minutes Plus. But while those later links have covered artists as varied as Metallica, The Stone Roses, LCD Soundsystem, Aphex Twin, Grandmaster Flash and Moenia, there are still some fantastic singers and groups I’ve not yet managed to include. So here’s a post celebrating those I haven’t yet included, fittingly with an extra song shoved in. How many of them do you recognise? Which was the one you heard most recently?

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Gr8at: The Last Songs I’ve listened to

Continuing with ‘Alex Week’, I thought I’d share the last eight songs I listened to that I haven’t ever referenced on a blog post. Do you have a favourite among them? What songs have you been listening to recently?

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Film Quizzes: My Favourite Films Part 1

I’ve done so many film quizzes since this early feature on New York, that I thought I’d continue the bloggerversary theme by putting films that just blew me away when I first saw them. Originally I thought about putting a mix of good and bad films, but I’ll save the shockers for another day. Whether they had me in hysterics, the edge of my seat, in deep thought or close to tears, these films really left an impression when I first saw them. Unsurprisingly I couldn’t fit them all into  one post, so look out for part 2 soon.

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 1  Film 1.

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 2  Film 2

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 3  Film 3

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 4  Film 4

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 6  Film 5

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 7  Film 6

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 9  Film 7

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 11  Film 8

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 12  Film 9

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 13  Film 10

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 14  Film 11

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 12  Film 12

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 14   Film 13

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 16  Film 14

Film Quiz - Best and Worst Film 15  Film 15

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Film Quizzes: Samuel L Jackson Part 1

He’s been around for such a long time – been in over 100 films no less –  it’s seems a great idea to have a two part quiz for the Washington DC-born star. With an impressive set of films, I really am spoilt for choice for which films to choose. The films below are all from the last century. Feeling confident? The films are in chronological order with the answers below.

Film Quizzes - Samuel L Jackson Part 1 Film 1 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Samuel L Jackson Part 1 Film 2 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Samuel L Jackson Part 1 Film 3 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Samuel L Jackson Part 1 Film 4 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Samuel L Jackson Part 1 Film 5 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Samuel L Jackson Part 1 Film 6 (1990s)

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Film Quizzes: Anti-establishment films Part 1

As the wise and serene Dalai Lama XIV once put it: “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” Hollywood is full of characters who don’t care about the repercussions to themselves they cause and the trail of desolation they leave behind. See how well you do in working out the six films below.

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 1 (1970s)

 

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment part 1 film 2 (1970s)

 

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 3 (1980s)

 

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 4 (1990s)

 

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 5 (1990s)

 

Film Quizzes - Anti-establishment Part 1 Film 6 (1990s)

 

Answers

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1. M.A.S.H.  (1970)

2. Network  (1976)

3. Do the Right Thing  (1989)

4. Falling Down  (1993)

5. The Truman Show  (1998)

6. American Beauty  (1999)