Test your knowledge of movies ranging from the transcendental genius of The Last Temptation of Christ to those that just try too hard . . . yes we mean you, The Love Guru
A. John Williams
C. Ennio Morricone
D. Philip Glass
2. Which iconic celebrity did not share the love with The Love Guru by doing a cameo appearance in the movie?
A. Dr. Wayne Dyer
B. Stephen Colbert
C. Deepak Chopra
D. Sir Ben Kingsley
3. Name the actor who turned Martin Scorsese on to the novel, The Last Temptation of Christ, inspiring him to make the movie of the same name?
A. Barbara Hershey
B. Joe Pesci
C. Willem Dafoe
D. Harvey Keitel
4. Which movie has Eckhart Tolle cited as one of his favorites?
5. Who was inspired to write a song after viewing Kundun, which portrays the life of the Dalai Lama?
A. Celine Dion: My Heart Will Go On
B. Axl Rose: Chinese Democracy
C. Madonna: Ray of Light
D. Sarah McLachlan: Building a Mystery
6. In the Tom Hanks vehicle, The Green Mile, what illness does convicted murderer John Coffey cure for Paul Edgecomb, the head guard?
A. brain tumor
D. urinary tract infection
7. How did Bruce Willis prepare for his role as Dr. Malcolm Crowe in The Sixth Sense?
8. Who turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix?
A. Will Smith
B. Ed Norton
C. Colin Farrell
D. Heath Ledger
9. What band appears briefly in the Wings of Desire, an art-house hit by Wim Wenders partly inspired by the mystical poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke?
A. The Cult
B. Tears for Fears
C. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
The answers you seek: 1-C; 2-A; 3-A; 4-C; 5-B; 6-D; 7-C; 8-A; 9-C
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