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Woman falls in love with a double of her husband

I'm looking for a movie about a woman married to a cruel ruthless business man. He is murdered so his business should be ruined. A man who looks like her husband steps in to replace the dead man. This ...
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1answer
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What is the story behind Lady Melisandre?

We have seen Lady Melisandre in season 2 of Game of Thrones with Stannis Baratheon, but who is she? How did she meet Stannis?
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Help me identify a comedy

I remember a scene in a comedy, where the two main characters were looking through a binoculars, spotting a dog (bulldog, pitbull or another vicious kind, can't remember) and they shot it with an air ...
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Identify this kung fu/martial arts film

The main thing I remember is a scene where they are playing a capture-the-flag type of sport which contains 4 teams, and starts with all teams climbing a large ricketty structure to get the 'ball' , ...
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What happened to Willie Cicci after the grand jury?

In The Godfather: Part II, Willie Cicci, played by Joe Spinelli, testifies that Michael Corleone was involved in organised crime and the head of the Corleone family: "Oh yeah, a buffer. The family had ...
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Why are there posters of the film inside Micmacs à Tire-Larigot?

In Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Micmacs à Tire Larigot, there are several occurrences where we can see the posters of the film in the movie sets or on props. What's the meaning of this?
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154 views

Is it the same screwdriver?

In the Day of the Doctor the War Doctor sets a program running on his screwdriver which 11's then has then completed. However 10 burnt out his Screwdriver in "Smith and Jones" working on the MRI ...
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In Wild Wild West, what kills “Metallo”?

Near the end of the movie, after they boarded the spider, Jim West (Will Smith) fight some henchmen of Loveless. When comes the turn of "Metallo" (sorry, no idea if this character has a name), Jim ...
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Trying to find this horror movie and all I have is vague details about the teaser

From what I remember, the teaser (for a movie that's now more than a few years old, and is in English) had a young man in an old house that had sheets covering everything. He's talking into the ...
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Why in Pixels during Pac-Man game the protagonists were NPC?

In Pixels, in all other levels/games/whatever-you-call-it the aliens were taking part of 'the game' and the Earthlings were supposed to play the game. So why during the game of PacMan it was the other ...
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196 views

What is the connection with James Woods?

James Woods is a prominent artifact in Family Guy; James Woods High School, the many episodes with his character and the different story lines with James Woods and characters throughout Quohog. What ...
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1answer
28 views

Do participants get time to think about their meal?

Chopped is a cooking competition show that features 4 participants who are all given a basket of "mystery" ingredients in which they must use to create a meal to fit the goal of each round. The way ...
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1answer
17 views

What did Victor do to Reed Richards during the final confrontation?

During the final fight between 2015's Fantastic Four and Victor Von Doom on Planet Zero Victor achieves to impede all of the Four's attacks. His primary way of doing so seems to be to suffocate them ...
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2answers
134 views

What is the meaning of text on Jesse's shoes in S03E12 in Breaking Bad?

In S03E12, when Jesse is walking to kill two of Gus's enforcers, the camera shows the back of Jesse's shoes and there is a text there. Right this scene. I think it says "PAID". I think this is yet ...
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50 views

What's the name of the movie?

As I remember it, the movie was about a girl who wrote down all the names of the people she wanted dead in her diary, then she met a guy online who later kills them for her. Then she finds out he is a ...
2
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1answer
40 views

How did Richard and Erlich meet?

I've watched seasons 1 and 2 of Silicon Valley. We know Richard is staying in Erlich's incubator as one of his incubees, but do we know how they originally met? Did I miss something or is it ...
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6answers
4k views

Why doesn't the bomb cause radiation poisoning to Gotham City?

The ending to me makes no sense. Batman put his plane on auto pilot that was carrying the bomb away from the city, but they should be affected for many years to come just like Hiroshima. How come ...
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1answer
69 views

How did Van Helsing not turn into a vampire in the movie Dracula 2000?

Paying homage to Wes Craven who recently passed away, I have a question about one of my favorite vampire movies that Craven was an Executive Producer, Dracula 2000. In the movie, Van Helsing is the ...
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2answers
925 views

How does Walter know that Gus is the guy he was supposed to meet at the restaurant?

In Breaking Bad season 2 we have seen that Walter goes to meet Gus Fring in Los Pollos Hermanos, but exactly how did Walter White identify that Gus Fring who is the Restaurant manager is the guy whom ...
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2answers
2k views

Why are the assistants called Bobs (Bawbs?) on Cutthroat Kitchen?

Often on Cutthroat Kitchen, Alton will ask his "Bobs"/"Bawbs" to bring in one of the nefarious devices to be used for the challenge. Any explanation for the nickname? Alton said it was an acronym on ...
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3answers
21k views

What is the significance of the “Argo fuck yourself” phrase?

What was the significance of the phrase 'Argo fuck yourself'? It is first uttered by Siegel (Arkin) when asked by a reporter at the reading of the fake movie, as to what Argo meant. It is later ...
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1answer
77 views

How can there be mildew on time-frozen Jerry?

In Season 2, Episode 1 of Rick and Morty, the episode begins with Summer berating Morty about letting mildew grow on their parents while everything was frozen in time; Rick, Morty, and Summer were not ...
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38 views

Is The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part One really leaving Netflix this september? [on hold]

I searched the netflix website, but didn't find anything about hunger games leaving netflix. Read in a blog that the hunger games is leaving netflix. Is it true? Pleae tell me because it was my ...
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2answers
151 views

Why did Django push for the slave to be eaten by the dogs?

I love most of Django Unchained, but the part where Django pushes for the slave to be eaten by the dogs bothers me. It's a great movie about justice, except for this one scene where Django pushes for ...
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3answers
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Is it really possible to produce 99.9% crystal meth?

In Breaking Bad Walter White is known to be the master chef of blue meth, while yielding unheard of 99.9% purity. Is this possible or it is a big myth from the beginning?
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76 views

Actress auditions with a very different read

I recall a scene in a movie which involves auditions for a female part. The casting man plays the candidate's boss(?) or lover(?) and the scene involves the female being very angry with the male; at ...
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1answer
65 views

Movie about a Hired assassin for $1? [on hold]

I remember there was a movie where one of the characters was a hired gun, who lived in a very nice house, was athletic (despite some health problem as child) and his price was 1 dollar (even the ...
3
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1answer
88 views

movie about masked vigilante called “Scarecrow”

When I was in grammar school around 1980 they showed us a movie about a masked man similar to Zorro. I believed it opened with a scene in which he and another man fled on horseback while a song was ...
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1answer
541 views

What is the prop meth made of?

I'm going to guess using the illegal drug would not be an option. So exactly which substance did they used as a prop for the crystal meth in Breaking Bad?
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1answer
71 views

Positive outcomes of Walter's actions

After watching Breaking Bad series twice, I feel that the net effect of Walter's actions is not so obvious (negative). I understand that a lot of innocent people died and there have been consequences. ...
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1answer
92 views

Must be asleep by midnight

My brother and I watched a film when we were children (late 1970's early 1980's) that scared the crap out of us; now we want to pass it on to a new generation. It may have been animated, it was about ...
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2answers
111 views

What is the meaning of the toy eye that Walter keeps?

There are a few episodes on Breaking Bad where a toy eye that Walter removes from his pool appears. It seems to be having some sort of judgmental meaning as if it sees everything that Walter does. ...
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1answer
114 views

Was it Barry's reflection or himself after the time jump?

It's regarding the last episode of 'The Flash' TV series. When Barry aka 'The Flash' was running to the morgue he saw his reflection which he mentioned to Dr wells aka Eobard Thawne that he felt like ...
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61 views

What is the name of this movie about cancer?

It starts off with the main teen boy character jogging to his girlfriends work. Later he finds out he has cancer. He lives with his father who I think is an alcoholic. They do not speak much. I think ...
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51 views

Martial arts movie where a guy gets run over by a car

There's a group of people getting ready to compete against their enemy, Gallagher, in martial arts. One of the guys gets run over by a car, leaving him paralyzed. Everyone knows it was Gallagher's ...
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2answers
402 views

What's the significance of Amelia's toothache/jaw pain?

I loved The Babadook. I watched it 2 weeks ago and I'm still trying to take it all in. What I can't seem to understand is, what's the significance of Amelia's toothache or jaw hurting? Did I miss ...
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1answer
39 views

How did they do the sea floor in Exodus: Gods and Kings?

The sea floor rendering in "Exodus: Gods and Kings" was really amazing: How did they do that 3D rendering? Where did they get the models? What sofware? What was the studio that did it?
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2answers
417 views

What are the Babadook's powers/abilities?

In the 2014 Australian horror movie, the Babadook, the eponymous monster is implied to grow stronger as the victim denies it. Towards the end, Amelia acknowledges the monster which makes him weak, or ...
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2answers
7k views

What is the age of Bilbo in the events of The Hobbit?

The Hobbit shows that the events of the Hobbit took place sixty years before Bilbo's grand birthday party which took place in the 'Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' as clearly the ...
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1answer
64 views

What does “dig for diamonds” mean?

In an episode of the 4th season of Curb Your Enthusiasm a black prostitute asks Larry if he wants to "dig for diamonds". Can somebody explain to me the meaning of this slang phrase? I can't find a ...
2
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2answers
89 views

Does Jesse go to jail?

This one hunts me down every time I watch the last episode of Breaking Bad. There are two points I argue in my head: Jesse is shown doing woodwork as if he is reborn and his life changes taking the ...
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2answers
159 views

What movie is this about a killer?

I saw this movie very young so I have little memory of it. It may be from the 80's or 70's, in color. I just remember that there was a young man that was a contract killer or something and he was very ...
2
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2answers
52 views

What does “being relieved of ammo for sidearm” suggest in this scene?

I recently rewatched the HBO miniseries Generation Kill and came across this scene, where the actor portraying Colonel Ferrando is telling officers that a certain Colonel Dowdy was relieved of his ...
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2answers
246 views

What is the origin of the “face behind a wall of equations” shot?

So, Hollywood really likes to make scientists and mathematicians write on Plexiglas (or mirrors, or windows, or other transparent or reflective surfaces). Presumably it's so they can get shots like ...
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6answers
228 views

Have any TV shows spawned spin-offs of a different genre?

Spin-offs are a long-standing tradition in television, but generally the new shows stick quite closely to the aesthetics of the old. The Flash is much lighter in tone than Arrow, but it's still ...
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1answer
949 views

What is the real story behind movie Badlapur?

During the interviews makers said that Badlapur is based on true events happened in central Europe in 1980s. Some say these events actually happened in Pune itself. Does anybody know the exact real ...
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1answer
95 views

Need help identifying 90s movie that featured the FBI building

In the mid-to-late-1990s, I was at home watching a movie on TV. I had to turn it off before the end, thinking I'd be able to catch it again at a later day, but I never did. Here's what I remember. ...
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2answers
111 views

Why did the Hound save Ser Loras from Mountain?

In Season 1 episode 5, The Wolf and the Lion, of Game of Thrones, Sandor Clegane (the Hound) saves Ser Loras Tyrell from Gregor Clegane (the Mountain), when the Mountain attacks the Ser Loras and ...
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4answers
615 views

What did Ava mean by “One.”, when asked about her age?

In Ex Machina, Caleb and Ava had this conversation about Ava's age: Ava: Would you like to know how old I am? Caleb: Sure. Ava: I'm one. Caleb: One what? Caleb: One year or one day? Ava: ...
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2answers
117 views

Time taken assembling the meth cooking unit and again dismembering it in Breaking Bad

In season 5 of Breaking Bad, it is shown that Walter and Jesse collaborate with a pest control company. They would cover the house with plastic and while Walter and Jesse would cook within it. But ...

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