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Quiz: Which Saoirse Ronan movie should you watch?

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APRIL 13, 2020

In honor of Saoirse Ronan’s 26th birthday, we at the Clog have cooked up a quiz to help you determine which of the four-time Oscar-nominated actress’s films to watch. While we may be unable to go out and gather in the streets to celebrate this momentous occasion, we can still support her by watching her work, so take the quiz below to find out the next movie you’re watching during quarantine.


  1. What do you miss most about Berkeley?
    1. Everything
    2. My social life (all of the parties and my friends)
    3. Going to class
    4. All the amazing food
  2. Pick a genre.
    1. Action
    2. Coming-of-age
    3. Drama
    4. Dramedy (Drama and Comedy)
  3. Choose a country.
    1. Finland
    2. United States
    3. United Kingdom
    4. Mexico
  4. Pick a Saoirse Ronan co-star.
    1. Cate Blanchett
    2. Timothée Chalamet
    3. Keira Knightley
    4. Jeff Goldblum
  5. What impulsive thing have you done during quarantine?
    1. Constantly exercise
    2. Dye your hair
    3. Drink
    4. Bake
  6. Choose a director.
    1. Michael Bay
    2. Greta Gerwig
    3. Joe Wright
    4. Wes Anderson
  7. Finally, how’s your quarantine going?
    1. It’s an adventure!
    2. It sucks, I hate it!
    3. I’m stuck in family drama.
    4. I’m bonding with friends.
    1. “Hanna” (2011) — You should watch “Hanna”! Saoirse Ronan stars as a teenager, raised in isolation by her father, who is training her to be the perfect assassin. She’s then sent on a mission, taking her across Europe, as she evades authorities and questions her role in life. Nothing like an action film with a teenage girl kicking a– to make your Sunday night and quarantine feel empowering!
    2. “Lady Bird” (2017) — You should watch “Lady Bird”! Saoirse Ronan stars as a moody teenager as she grows up and deals with the trials and tribulations of being in high school, coming into your own and fitting in. It’ll be perfect to watch during quarantine because it will make you feel so glad you’re not in school to deal with awkward situations.
    3. “Atonement” (2007) — You should watch “Atonement”! Taking place in the early 20th century, Saoirse Ronan plays a 13-year-old who witnesses an encounter between her older sister and her older sister’s lover, and her misunderstanding of the encounter leads to dire consequences for all. If you’re into messy family drama that isn’t your own and you want to watch a period piece, this is the film for you!
    4. “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (2014) — You should watch “The Grand Budapest Hotel”! It’s a visually stunning film, and though Saoirse Ronan may not be a main character, her role as a baker and devoted partner enrich the already aesthetically pleasing world Wes Anderson has crafted. A great movie to get lost into, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” will certainly take you away from quarantine.


Contact Zachary Abuel-Saud at [email protected].

APRIL 13, 2020