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How realistic is the surveillance in the movie “Enemy of the State”?

I was watching "Enemy of the State" last night and at one stage I was convinced some of the stuff (such as the satellite tracking) was a bit far fetched. But given the age of that movie and the fact ...
4
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0answers
117 views

How did Varys get there? [duplicate]

In S06E10 "The Winds of Winter", Lord Varys is first seen in Dorne in this scene: And at the end of the episode Lord Varys is seen standing behind Daenerys in the ship: How is this possible? Does ...
4
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0answers
158 views
+200

Married man and salesman have very pleasant conversation after marital argument

I've been looking for this movie for a long time. I watched the movie with Turkish dubbing in 2005-2007. This must be a TV movie. Might be an American or British film, I don't know. The film takes ...
9
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0answers
263 views
+100

Elevator operator trapped in the mirror

I'm looking for a movie or TV anthology series. I believe the movie may have come out in the late 1980s to 1996. I watched it with Turkish dubbing and in colour. Possibly American movie. An ...
4
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2answers
273 views

Why did they blur faces of some people?

I encountered weird scenes in Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, where some people have blurred faces. I didn't understand why they blur it.
6
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5answers
14k views

What is Hawkeye's super power?

In the movie Avengers, Hawkeye seems like a filler character. He isn't in any of the previous movies, and there's no story about him at all. Does he just have super vision? Does he have a back story ...
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1answer
214 views

A horror movie with a murderous cook/chef/cannibal

I've been trying to find the name of a horror movie for years. I feel like it was set in a hospital or asylum or some such and the patients escaped and were maybe taken over by a kind of fungus or ...
12
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6answers
21k views

Why does Dr. Lamar go along with Vincent's deception

At the end of Gattaca, the dialog is pretty clear that Dr. Lamar, who does all the urine-based genetic verification, has a son who admires Vincent's persona as Jerome and that clearly is the reason he ...
3
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2answers
133 views

How was this character poisoned in Warcraft?

In Warcraft, towards the end of movie we observe the Guardian Medivh changing sides and starting to emit green light instead of blue. I might have missed that part or misunderstood but how exactly did ...
9
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1answer
1k views

Why did this happen to Dr. Kutner?

I have been re-watching House M.D. lately and Dr. Kutner's still baffles me like the first time I watched it. It happened out of the blue with no real explanation given in the show. Can anyone ...
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0answers
15 views

How did Ethan block TAALR from finding his location?

In Extant, at some point in the series, it became clear that all humanics are connected to TAALR and depends on it to survive. However, TAALR has a blind spot when it comes to Ethan, who is also a ...
2
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1answer
149 views

In which Game of Thrones episode(s) the opening sequence shows the greatest number of locations?

This link revealed that the title sequence animators are limited in the amount of time they have to animate an opening (the length of the opening song), and the places shown/amount of time it takes to ...
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1answer
38 views

Female prisoner breaks inmates wrist with flip [on hold]

A female prisoner is walking past other prisoners in their cells. They are giving her sass and while handcuffed, grabs a prisoners hands, does a flip, and breaks his wrists and keeps walking.
3
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1answer
130 views

Why did nobody know about the wildfire?

In Game of Thrones Jaime bears the ignominious title of "kingslayer" for having killed Aerys Targaryen. But he tells anyone who will listen that he did it because the Mad King was planning on sending ...
22
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3answers
16k views

Why this turn in Shae's character?

Ever since her introduction in Game of Thrones, we as viewers are made to believe that Shae was always in love with Tyrion. We are shown that she gets jealous when Tyrion was forced to marry Sansa, ...
8
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3answers
7k views

Why isn't it called “The Hateful Nine”?

I gather that John Ruth's driver O.B. is not considered one of the "hateful eight," but he is present for all of the film's events and seems as much a part of the story as any of the others. I like ...
5
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7answers
33k views

The Flash - Timeline Remnant theory

I just finished watching latest episode of The Flash - Versus Zoom and got little confused what a "Timeline Remnant" actually means. In this episode we learn about Zoom's origin and his connection to ...
5
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1answer
108 views

Have we seen the bloodstained hand scene from Bran's vision?

I was watching a slo-mo video of Bran's visions courtesy of this answer: One of them goes like this (starting from 1:37 in that video): Wildfire being poured Aerys ...
3
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1answer
27 views

Why did Vishal Bhardwaj avoid supernatural themes in Haider and Maqbool?

In Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptations of Hamlet and Macbeth into Haider and Maqbool, why did he completely avoid all the supernatural elements like witches, ghosts, etc? Did he ever explained his choice of ...
6
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0answers
156 views

Fantasy cartoon from the 2000s about a world where people have animal companions

I saw a cartoon around 2006-7, but I don't remember much from it. The details I know: It was in anime style, but I'm not sure if it was a real anime The story happened in a fantasy world, where ...
2
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0answers
42 views

A movie, fairly recent, comedy, probably made for tv with a female lead

Ok, that could be difficult since I only watched the last two scenes. Anyway it was an American movie, from the last 5 years, probably made for tv, comedy with a female lead. Here is a description ...
7
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1answer
123 views

Does Carl Fredricksen decide to commit suicide?

In the Pixar Movie Up, is Carl Fredricksen's decision to go to Paradise Falls a metaphor that indicates the intention to commit suicide? I know that after all this movie is a comedy-drama adventure ...
4
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1answer
108 views

Why was Cersei being tried?

In the final episode of season 6 of GoT Cersei is being put on trial. Why was she being tried if she had already done the walk of atonement?
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1answer
206 views

Space anime with a spaceship get boarded by aliens. One of the crew gets stuck in a jellyfish-like alien creature

As a kid I saw an anime which was way more scarier than Starzinger (and other space animes which was shown on tv at that time), taking place in space. I do not remember if it was a show or movie, all ...
0
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1answer
120 views

What happened to Jim Paprocki's brother?

I recently watched Locked Up Abroad's episode Plane Crash Marijuana. A key character is Jim Paprocki's brother (whose name I can't recall). In the episode it isn't explained what ever happened to him ...
6
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6answers
15k views

Father moves family into house where previous family was killed, might be the killer

I saw a trailer for a movie a while back where this guy moves into this old house with his family. Strange stuff starts happening they find out the previous family was murdered. Then, surprise ...
3
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1answer
137 views

How long did it take the infected to starve in 28 Days Later?

At the end of the movie 28 Days Later, we see that many of the infected are starving. But how long did it actually take all of the infected to starve to death? The main character wakes up after 28 ...
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0answers
19 views

What is the name of the Chinese movie where two monk boys fight a criminal organization and save a woman?

I watched this movie in class a while back and forgot the name of the movie. The main characters of this Chinese movie are two bald Shaolin (I think) monk boys who wander around and at some point in ...
35
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5answers
10k views

What is it called when a movie breaks the illusion of fantasy?

What is it called when a movie breaks the illusion of fantasy? For example, a character talks to the camera or otherwise breaks character so the movie violates the illusion of the fiction.
12
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1answer
624 views

Why can Arya still use the faces?

Per my understanding, once Arya Stark killed the Waif in Game of Thrones S06E08 ("No One") she came to Jaqen H'ghar and finally admits that, A girl is Arya Stark of Winterfell. And I'm going home. ...
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1answer
25 views

Y2Kish Pokemon-like Anime?

Around 2004-2008ish, I used to watch an anime that had to do with characters battling each other with ball shaped creatures. The ball-things could talk, and unfolded to unique shapes when in battle. ...
5
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1answer
148 views

Significance of the air dancers in Nightcrawler

At one point in the film Nightcrawler, the scene is a morning in Los Angeles, possibly the only morning scene in the film where the hero is not watching television. Plotwise, the scene is positioned ...
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0answers
13 views

Films shot in wide angle lens? [on hold]

I'm trying to make a list of movies shot entirely with a wide angle lens. Doing this for reference. can anyone help?
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1answer
32 views

Friends TV series (1994 - 2004) transcript is available on the internet or any other medium as legally distributed? [on hold]

I found Friends TV series transcript online on couple of websites but I would like to know if the TV transcript is available as legally distributed ? As I have plans to use transcript data for a ...
2
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1answer
39 views

What is Theo's father's reaction in the end?

Correct me if I'm wrong: In Frequencies Theo appears to be a determinist (just like the movie's authors), while his father believes in free will and the uncertainty principle. In the end, when Theo ...
3
votes
2answers
208 views

Escape of the Iron Islands

As seen in episode 5 of season 6, we can see A friend and I are arguing over a piece of detail regarding this event. On a shot, you can glimpse at The thing is that a few minutes later, we can ...
4
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0answers
27 views

Was the Devil's Advocate multiple attempts to corrupt Kevin?

Based on another question, What was Satan's goal with Kevin?, the answer says that Milton/Satan/Pacino is trying to do everything again, taking a different approach. But what is apparent is ...
4
votes
1answer
288 views

What was Satan's goal with Kevin?

I watched the movie The Devils Advocate tonight but could not understand why did Satan (played by Al Pacino) choose Kevin (played by Keanu Reeves) to make him a conscientious person. Satan does not do ...
24
votes
2answers
4k views

Why did Qyburn use children for homicide?

In the Game of Thrones episode "The Winds of Winter", Qyburn uses aid of his "little birds" to assassinate The children swarm the victim repeatedly stabbing him with short blades. I didn't really ...
3
votes
2answers
194 views

Is Bran seeing the future?

We know Bran from Game of Thrones can visit and even affect the past by his greenseeing abilities with the weirwood tree. However, he saw wildfire in a tunnel, which is the exact scene in which Cersei ...
8
votes
1answer
538 views

Was Saruman already under the thrall of Sauron?

During the first film of The Hobbit we see a meeting of the White Council in which Saruman seems unconvinced and even argues against the likelihood that Sauron could be returning. In The Fellowship ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

Why did the chinese murderess not kill Johnny in the golf camp?

In Johnny English Reborn, when he was sent to chase Vortex men, a Chinese old woman was sent to kill him. She disguised as a female janitor with a creepy vacuum cleaner, which was actually an also ...
27
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2answers
5k views

Is there a word or phrase for when the movie tricks you for a moment like this?

I know I've noticed this effect many times but I can only think of the most recent example: At the end of a scene, someone (bad) is locked out via mechanical door, and is pressuring the people inside ...
4
votes
2answers
186 views

How did The Right Stuff get a PG rating with so many uses of the f-word?

I'm curious how the movie The Right Stuff (1983) got away with a PG rating when there are at least 4 occurrences of the f-word. I'm not certain if there have ever been any hard set and official rules ...
12
votes
2answers
4k views

Why are knights announced as “Ser” in Game of Thrones

In the books and literature following the Game of Thrones universe a knight's title is spelt with an 'e' not an 'i' for "Ser". Why is this?
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0answers
92 views

What was Jaime Lannister thinking at the end of S06E10? [on hold]

I don't want to spoil the plot for anyone who hasn't seen it (look away) but - The look that Jaime was giving Cersei at the end... What was he thinking about?
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votes
0answers
100 views

Is Tyrion in love with the Mother of Dragons? [on hold]

In the final episode of Season Six of Game Of Thrones, Tyrion was claimed by Daenerys as Hand of the Queen, and just before that he vowed to her with his life and to be at her side until death. In his ...
4
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0answers
69 views

Was the sunken ship in Finding Dory based on a real sunken ship?

Based on the location (somewhere around California) and the cargo that we see (VW Bug, lots of kitchen utensils the crustaceans are hiding in, and soda cans that look like Coca-Cola) is there enough ...

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