Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Mr. Jones and Me

With this week's release of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," I thought I'd run a little quiz on our leather-hatted friend.

1. Which of the following serves as the archvillain in "Crystal Skull?"

a. A thrill-seeking Japanese billionaire
b. The chief of a godless native tribe sworn to avenge the white man's aggression
c. A rival archaeologist determined to finally make it big
d. The new nursing home attendant who won't give Indy his favorite bingo card

2. This movie marks the biggest box-office release for Harrison Ford since:

a. "K-19: The Widowmaker"
b. "Random Hearts"
c. "Water to Wine"
d. excuse me?

3. Which of the following was not among Ford's chief motivations for doing another Indiana Jones movie?

a. To prove to his skeptical public that he's still got it
b. To cash in on a surefire box-office smash
c. To work with proven Hollywood talent like Shia LeBeouf
d. To potentially meet some twentysomething, 92-pound hotties

4. What was Ford most worried about during shooting for the new film?

a. Remembering all his lines
b. Looking good cracking the Indy whip
c. Doing some of his own stunts
d. The other actors forgiving him for "Six Days Seven Nights"

5. Identify the rejected Indy line from the new movie:

a. "Only the penitent man shall pass"
b. "It belongs in a museum!"
c. "Snakes! Why did it have to be snakes!"
d. "Man is my arthritis bad today!"
6. In ten years, whom of the following is least likely to play Indy in a sequel?

a. Kevin Federline
b. Dwight Schrute
c. Rosie O'Donnell
d. Harrison Ford

ANSWERS: 1-6: d. Seriously though, I'm excited for this one.

1 comment:

Martha said...

Reefer! I stumbled onto your blog through the Oly high 2000 blog and was so refreshed by some good old Reefer humor. Maybe you could post pics of Madeline so I can see what your offspring looks like! My blog is private, but I can email you an invite--email me at marthabirk@gmail.com.