** Academy Awards 2004    

Well they just finished a couple days ago, and they had over a 30% viewer ratings increase over the previous year. Was it the animal magnetism of Billy Crystal? Nah, it was geeks uniting to see if ROTK was finally going to get its due. And lordy did it ever....

Anyhoo, see what you can do with this mixed bag o' Oscar nuts.

1) In what fictional region was 2004's Best Picture winner "Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" set?
Outer Rim
Middle Earth
Core Worlds
6) Which schlock flick ISN'T a movie directed by Best Director "Peter Jackson"?
Evil Dead II
Meet the Feebles
Dead Alive (Braindead)
Bad Taste
2) Sean Penn won the Best Actor award at this year's cermony for "Mystic River". Who did he play?
Police detective
Factory foreman
7) Which character is from the Best Animated feature winner?


3) Charlize Theron won the Best Actress award for her role as a serial killer in "Monster". In what U.S state were her character's murders committed?
8) Sofia Coppola won the Best Writing (original screenplay) Oscar, for "Lost in Translation". Where DIDN'T we see Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson go together in the movie?
Pachinko parlor
Strip club
Karaoke room
4) Tim Robbins won the Best Supporting Actor for his work in "Mystic River". In the flick just before his character was abducted by two men, what was he doing?
Playing street hockey
Carving wooden duck
Drinking coke float
Writing name in cement
9) Which countries' movie won the Best Foreign Film award?
5) Renee Zellweger won her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in "Cold Mountain". For which two movies was she previously nominated for Best Actress?
Chicago and Bridget Jones's Diary
Chicago and Jerry Maguire
Jerry Maguire and Bridget Jones's Diary
Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and My Boyfriend's Back
10) In which lone category was "Return of the King" nominated, but failed to take home the Oscar?
Original Song

Trick question - it won 'em all