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90's/2000's movie involving an Asian guy/hitman/assassin/ronin wielding a Katana

US movie. English. Either a theatrical movie or a made for TV/DVD movie. The Asian guy, as mentioned in the title, wields a Katana, and wears a long black trench-coat. Two other protagonists are a ...
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Movie/show about experiment to bring someone back from the dead and he goes out to take revenge on his killer

So i cant remember the name, I kind of remember this movie or maybe an episode where two scientists where working on an experiment with computers/tech where they could bring people back from the dead. ...
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3answers
423 views

Movie where little boy disappears from his room after thunder strikes the house

I can't seem to stop recollecting old movies in my memory. I just started to remember a scene I saw probably between 1994 and 1995 (the release date must be no older than the 80s though). There was a ...
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1answer
20 views

Why doesn't anyone find out the masked man identity in the flash

As far as we know, no one (except Zoom) knows the identity of the masked man, even if many characters spent time in the prison with him. He can't talk, agreed. Yet he can hear and see, and can make ...
6
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2answers
99 views

Movie with an old mansion and a corridor of hands holding torches

This is a color film I saw somewhere before 1995. I would say it was in English and the production date was around the late 70's\80's. The only scene I can remember in this film is when one of the ...
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Does anybody know which film these stills are from? Mafia / Gangster [on hold]

Bit of an odd question, but just wondering, does anyone know which film these two stills are from, or can you recognise any of the actors? Huge thanks In advance!
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Film that ends with protagonist triggering avalanche suicide when cornered

Saw this in mid 70's. Might have been a slight ripoff of, or at least influenced by, Jeremiah Johnson. Was not that movie, however. I remember seeing it in a theatre, but I was probably < 10yrs ...
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2answers
101 views

Open brain surgery/torture scene?

I'm looking for the name of a horror movie I saw when I was young that left me scarred. The one scene I remember was a torture scene in which a patient is strapped into a seated position in an ...
3
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2answers
216 views

Did the Waif possibly turn into Jaqen after attacking Arya?

After hitting Arya, I assumed the Waif left and Jaqen came along just after, but it occurred to me that they might have been the same person. Is this possible? Is it likely?
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1answer
898 views

Russian movie about a Russian and American boy being kidnapped

Sometime in the 70s (I think) I watched a film, whose English title was "The Dear Boy". I think it was a Russian film. The film was about two boys, a Russian and an American, being kidnapped. I ...
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1answer
45 views

What's the movie where a boy was killed by an old man who I think is an embalmer. He was injected with formalin alive

I was young when I saw it. Very creepy and disturbing actually. All I can remember was that the boy got caught sneaking and ended up being injected with formalin. The creepiest part is that he was ...
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1answer
134 views

Name of a horror movie about ghosts that come back to haunt a town

I watched this movie a lot when I was a child but can't remember the name. The female protagonist has an ill mother who dies, suffocated with cooking gas, one night when the protagonist was out in a ...
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2answers
124 views

Why didn't the Dornish prince go with Jamie Lanister on the boat to King's Landing?

The prince was promised a seat on the small council. At the end of season 5, I thought he was on the boat with them. But in season 6, it turns out he stayed in Dorne. Why did he stay in Dorne when his ...
8
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2answers
480 views

Loophole in the Night's Watch oath?

Let's take take a look at the oath of the Night's Watch from Game of Thrones: "Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death. I shall take no wife, hold no lands, father ...
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2answers
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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 ...
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1answer
24 views

What really happened in the chemistry lab?

At some point in the movie October Sky (1999) flames were created. I didn't clearly get it. So What really happened in the chemistry lab?
2
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1answer
66 views

Where exactly was Trystane Martell in “Red Woman”?

Where exactly was Trystane Martell, the Dornish prince (son of the Prince of Dorne, Doran Martell) in the Season 6 opener, "Red Woman"? Where was his boat at the time? Was it in the city of Sunspear, ...
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1answer
1k views

Has the name “White Portuguese” a deeper meaning?

In the movie Batman v Superman "White Portuguese" is the name of a ship used for smuggling. Does the name have a special meaning? I know of the White Fleet, the Portuguese cod fishing fleet operating ...
7
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2answers
313 views

Why did no one help Arya?

This might be a crazy question... but in season 6 episode 1, why did no one help Arya while she was getting 'trained' (really, beat up) by the girl who is also a part of the Many-Faced-God group? ...
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1answer
285 views

Only Lovers Left Alive quote explanation?

I just watched Only Lovers Left Alive and in a moment one of the characters, Adam, says: "I just feel like all the sand is at the bottom of the hour glass" or something. What does this mean?
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1answer
41 views

Action movie where the guy fights like a scorpion

It's an old movie, 1990's or earlier but I am not sure. It may be a Chinese movie. So here is this simple guy who learns fighting by drawing a sketch of another guy's (bad guy) fighting techniques. ...
9
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5answers
7k 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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0answers
24 views

Why did they “kill” this major character in The Blacklist?

At the end of "Mr. Solomon: Conclusion", the eighteenth episode of the third season of The Blacklist: Why did they make the decision to kill such an important character?
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38 views

Anyone recognize this actor? [on hold]

I think it was a British or Australian movie. This actor was the bad guy. I was not able to see the beginning or end of the movie.
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2answers
4k views

What is this wax seal used by Eddard Stark in “You Win or You Die”?

In Season 1 Episode 7 of Game of Thrones, Ned Stark writes a letter bound for Stannis Baratheon and seals it with the following wax seal. What, if anything, does this wax seal represent? I assume ...
8
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2answers
1k views

Explanation of Bruce/Batman's nightmares?

In Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Batman/Bruce is having nightmares. I do not understand that, what are those nightmares all about? And who is this guy?
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37 views

Is that the end of Lucius Fox in Justice League? [on hold]

I really love Lucius Fox, which makes me to raise this question. Will we ever be seeing Lucius Fox in Batman movies especially in Justice League? In Batman vs Superman I did not hear a word which ...
2
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0answers
45 views

Why does Dr. Cal Lightman walk with his back and neck bent front and spreading his shoulder on the sides?

Why does Dr. Cal Lightman walk with his back and neck bent front and spreading his shoulder on the sides? His body language is kind of arrogant. Could it be that it is in deception purposes? It ...
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2answers
4k views

What does the title “Reservoir Dogs” mean?

Aside from speculations of the title coming from Tarantino's mispronunciation of the French film name, what meaning does Reservoir Dogs have in context of the actual story line?
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3answers
7k views

What was the Rabbit's foot and what could it do?

Much of the film revolves around the retrieval of an object known only as The Rabbit’s Foot. But nobody discloses information about it. What was the Rabbit's foot and what could it do?
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0answers
40 views

Would this character still have to be loyal to the Night's Watch? [duplicate]

Beware this post contains spoilers! Now, the Night's Watch holds you loyal & responsible for your entire life. If you desert, you are killed for disobeying your oath to protect the realm with ...
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1answer
161 views

25-35 years old SF movie about a Alien attack

Soldiers on a spaceship are awaiting attack from unknown alien species. No one has survived contact to tell what are they like. There were some battles but there are no survivors. Main character is ...
21
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1answer
3k views

Did Andy Dufresne use more than one pickaxe to escape from Shawshank?

In Shawshank Redemption, Andrew Dufresne ordered the pickaxe through Red, which he then used for 19 years to pick a hole through the wall. Did Andy order multiple pickaxes? Its seems impossible to ...
3
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1answer
83 views

Why does Hermione not get any kind of punishment for casting magic outside Hogwarts?

In Harry Potter the Chamber of Secrets, Hermione casts a spell to repair Harry's glasses. She also does the same in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. According to Magic Law, underage wizards ...
6
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1answer
118 views

Why do punches sound like a “slap” in older movies?

Almost all of the of the older movies (from 25-40 years ago) that feature fighting scenes seem to have a very common depiction of a punch that sounds like a slap. I could never understand why did they ...
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28 views

Trying to find the title of a movie [on hold]

Does anyone know the movie about a concert pianist and her supportive Father? I think it was her Dad anyway... I think it had something to do with the iron curtain too. I have googled and been doing ...
2
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1answer
76 views

Documentary about singer from Detroit

What is the name of the documentary about a singer from Detroit, who sold very few records in the US but unbeknownst him, he was a big success in South Africa. In South Africa he was assumed to be ...
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50 views

If anybody remember this kung fu movie they should get a medal

Alright guys, all I remember was a scene from the movie. Get ready for the most vague description ever.. So there is the main character and he is in some kind of house/casino/something, and there are ...
5
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1answer
56 views

Why was Ivy concerned with wiping the mud off of her yellow cloak?

In the 2004 film, The Village, the villagers wear yellow as a "safe" color to protect themselves against the creatures that live in the woods beyond the borders of their village. The color yellow is ...
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19 views

Please help me find this song! [on hold]

There's a background music playing in a movie called "God's not dead" from 18:04 until 18:28. It would be awesome intro for a skate video! Thanks, appreciate!
8
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1answer
1k views

Does “to blathe” really mean “to bluff”?

In The Princess Bride, Miracle Max says that "as we all know, 'to blathe' means 'to bluff'." I've never seen any other references to the word "blathe"; is this just part of the joke?
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1answer
45 views

Teenager or kid competition reality show with different themes

It started off with a bunch of different teams competing each other, then elimination starts until there was only one winner left. Each episode had a different theme. I remember parts of a few ...
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1answer
55 views

Name of Movie Where Man Disatisfied with Life Pays Hitman to Kill Him then Changes Mind

I remember watching a movie 30 maybe 40 years ago, I think it was French, where a man who is bored with life, engages in risky behaviors, but always survives. Pays a hitman to kill him. Then he ...
8
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2answers
2k views

What happened to the dogs when Brienne came?

In the 1st episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones, what happened to the hounds used by the search party when Brienne of Tarth came to rescue Sansa? They were there for a moment and then disappeared. ...
3
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1answer
28 views

Why did Freya suddenly get so agitated during her speech?

Nearing the climax of The Huntsman: Winter's War, when Freya is holding a speech in front of her Huntsmen right before Eric tries to assassinate her, she suddenly starts to hesitate a little and gets ...
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2answers
80 views

How and at what point does Tim Price learn of Caroline Price's affair?

During Series 1 of Ashes to Ashes, Caroline Price is revealed to have had an affair. All parties agree to keep the matter secret from Tim Price to spare the family. Yet in 'Episode 8', Tim Price has ...
18
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2answers
4k views

Why are there no guns in Alien³?

I remember watching Aliens and being amazed with the variety of guns, war vehicles and ammunition shown. My expectation was that Alien³ would have at least as much action involving guns and in general ...
0
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0answers
43 views

Why didn't Dr. Grant ask if there was any pilot on the plane?

In Executive Decision (1996), we see that after both the pilots are shot dead, Dr. Grant, although he never handled a jumbo jet, assumes control and doesn't know what to do. Since he doesn't have any ...
6
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0answers
295 views

People skipping between dimensions encounter an alien monster

In this movie, the title was one word I believe but could be wrong. There is a scene with a girl and a guy who ends up on a spaceship (through being transported/teleported through ...
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0answers
29 views

Why did Vera beg for her life?

I have just watched the TV series And Then There Were None from BBC. Along with the Russian adaptation, Desyat Negrityat (1987), I think it is the most satisfying adaptation of A. Christie's classic ...

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