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Why is Magneto not more powerful?

In the X-Men 2 (2003) Magneto escapes from his plastic prison by extracting the metal that Mystique injected into a security guard. Why was this necessary? Why can he not control all humans? Let me ...
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Harvey Dent black?

I was watching Tim Burton's Batman series and found out that Harvey Dent was played by a black man but he is played by a white guy in Nolan's series. What race is Harvey Dent portrayed as in the ...
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Why did Jose give Cole the gun?

At the airport Cole meets Jose who gives him a gun and instructs him to kill Dr. Peters. Now the question is - why? They make it clear in the film that the past cannot be altered and that is why he ...
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5answers
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What's in the package which Billy gives Madolyn in The Departed

Just before the climax of The Departed, Billy comes to Madolyn's apartment and gives her a package to keep safe and asks her to open it if he's dead or if he tells her to. In a later scene, we ...
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99 views

How does a movie director handle an inherently dangerous scene?

In a store, I saw a music video of a woman standing dangerously between two "lions." (The quotes are for a reason.) How would a director shoot that scene safely? Is there a way to tranquilize the ...
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1answer
96 views

On the plane, what exactly is Lucy doing with her computers?

In the movie 'Lucy', When Lucy is on the plane, she does something to her )(two) laptop computers, typing with both hands. What exactly are those things she wrote? Is this an existing (real life) way ...
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275 views

How can a small girl solve codes, she even decoded “STAY” word 100% correctly, but how?

In Interstellar, how can the small girl solve codes? She even decoded correctly and accurately the "STAY" word but how? In The Imitation Game, the boy learnt codes from his school days, that's why ...
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1answer
15 views

Help me identify this Twilight Zone-ish scene I remember!

I remember a woman near a well. They are both on a hilltop and there's a house there. She keeps throwing stuff in the well and getting as a reward coins and jewels and a message in the form of "Our ...
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1answer
214 views

How did they get The Indominus Rex DNA?

In the previous sequels of the movie Jurassic Park, they get the DNA to recreate dinosaurs from insects. But in the new movie Jurassic World the scientists create a new disosaur which is smart, strong ...
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Movie about a girl who lost her arm in an accident

All I remember about this movie is that the girl has a prosthetic arm made at some point, she is living with an older man (her uncle or grandfather?), it is suspenseful somehow, like why is her arm ...
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What Horror movie is this quote from?

I was listening to a metal band with my friend and the band had a film sample from a horror movie in it. The sample was a man telling how he killed his son as a sacrifice. Some of the quotes are ...
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53 views

Why do prisoners want to live in Emerald City?

In Oz, many prisoners have to change their location from the experimental unit Emerald City and some normal units, and vice versa. Emerald City is extremely controlled with much more prison ...
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2answers
87 views

Arrmageddon “unpack The Judge”?

In Armageddon what tool was Harry Stamper referring to when he said "unpack The Judge" after the drill bit broke?
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4answers
506 views

Why did Murph's brother and his wife refuse a doctor for their son in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, when Murph visits her brother and his wife, she notices that their son is coughing hard, and she offers to arrange a visit from a doctor for him. The brother and his wife refuse, ...
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Are all JMC ships red?

Red Dwarf is a colossal (according to wikipedia 6 miles long) mining vessel. I'm curious as to whether it was named "Red Dwarf" because of a unique colour scheme (or more likely painted a unique ...
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0answers
31 views

Batman vs the truck driver, please explain

Batman wasn't supposed to kill anyone but during the climactic scene of The Dark Knight Rises, he shoots the truck carrying the bomb with The Bat in an attempt to reroute the truck and the driver is ...
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1answer
37 views

Billy Bibbit's age in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?

Sure we all know Billy Bibbit from 1975's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was young, but what about something more specific? How old was Billy in this movie?
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90s era post apocalyptic almost western style movie but with swords I think [on hold]

Saw this movie like 10 years ago on Encore action. Main character had white hair, a trench coat I think. He was older.
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1answer
140 views
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Kung fu movie which ends by alien pierced on a pole and his blood is liquid metal?

I just remembered I saw a king-fu/martial arts movie when I was a kid (now I am 29) where the hero searches to uncover some secret and ends up accidentaly killing an alien, who looks like a human when ...
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0answers
193 views

What are the lyrics to the Game of Thrones theme?

In S04E10 of Game of Thrones as Arya is sailing to Bravos, the show's theme begins to play, only it is accompanied by a choir singing a song. This was quite unusual as we never heard that theme music ...
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0answers
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Leslie Nielsen(?) and “molten steel”

Several years ago I was on a plane and they were playing a movie, and I don't remember very much of it now, but I remember a running gag that one of the characters--I think he was played by Leslie ...
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0answers
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Who was Dignam working for?

At the end of The Departed, Dignam kills Sullivan after finding out that he was the rat all along and responsible for Billy Costigan's death. Did Dignam do this on his own accord? Or was he part of ...
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1answer
95 views

What legal measures do real persons/families/groups have to impose “prior restraint” on aspects of a film?

Can persons or families of deceased persons use legal methods to impose "prior restraint" on aspects of a planned film about them they don't like, such as JFK, or Kurt Cobain? And what if the matters ...
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1answer
91 views

The cheque in The Dreamers

In The Dreamers when the parents of Isa and Theo saw them, they wrote a cheque and gone. What was that? They didn't want to face up to children or emancipate them?
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5answers
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What are the construction rules for the 2015 BattleBots reboot?

Do the contestants on the new BattleBots have certain restrictions when it comes to creating their competition robots: for example, a certain budget, size/weight boundary, or material type? Was this ...
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45 views

A possible Japanese movie where a man and women are bound with a red band

I think it should be Japanese. There was three parallel story. One story was A man and woman were bond together and woman following man or maybe man taking woman and they go and go through land. ...
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1answer
75 views

What was going on with Dennis in 'Charlie Work' (S10E04)?

During the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "Charlie Work" (S10E04) Charlie has Dennis play the barkeeper during the health inspection. But all he ever gets out is a quite nervous ...
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0answers
19 views

Want to watch some slasher movies, please suggest some [on hold]

I have watched Wrong Turn 1-5, Texas Chainsaw Massacre (every movie from 2003), Hills have Eyes 1 & 2, Friday the 13th, Inbred, House of 1000 corpses and its sequel whose name I don't remember, ...
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4answers
342 views
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Why did Veera keep saying “dan…dan…dan…danaka!” and what does it mean?

Veera, the protagonist of the Tamil movie Raavanan, used to repeat a specific phrase throughout the movie, which was one of the few things not translated in the dubbed version I watched. It sounded ...
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2answers
97 views

Vito and Luca question

Can anyone tell me why Vito would send Luca to Tattaglia's night club under the ruse of being a traitor in The Godfather? The relationship between Vito and Luca must have been well known in the mob ...
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Movies Like “olympus has fallen” [on hold]

Can anyone suggest me the best actions movies like "olympus has fallen" or "white house down".
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1answer
58 views

Music from old Tom & Jerry episode [on hold]

I've searched for the names of the pieces from this episode: ...
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1answer
1k views

Why didn't Aragorn Let Theoden kill Grima?

After Gandalf released Theoden from Saruman's spell in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Theoden wants to kill Grima for making him "crawl on all fours like a beast". But Aragorn stops him ...
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0answers
56 views

Horror movie and its sequel - couple having relationship difficulties, happily married in the second movie

I can't remember much at all from this movie, even though I read about it about a week ago. It was a horror movie put into two movies. In the beginning, there was this couple that was having ...
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4answers
266 views

Why did Bilbo want the ring back from Frodo?

I watched Lord of the Rings, and I saw a change in Bilbo when he had to give up the ring. He became mad and didn't want to part with it. When Bilbo was giving gifts to Frodo he gave him a shirt and ...
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5answers
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In No Country for Old Men, who does Anton Chigurh work for (Why did he kill them?)

I just re-watched No Country for Old Men, and while it is implied that Chigurh is hired to find the money and kill whoever stole it, it is unclear who hired him. He kills the two men in the beginning ...
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0answers
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The old sci fi movie “Eye To Eye” [on hold]

Anyone know where to find this online? I did a google search and movie search with no results. It's an old , probably 50's, 60's sci fi movie and in it the man asks the creature "Let me see you eye to ...
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2answers
1k views

What is the source of Truffaut's famous anti-war movie quote?

Francois Truffaut famously said it is impossible to make an anti-war film. This is cited numerous times by Ebert, and there is even the trope "Truffaut was right". But what is the source for this ...
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0answers
67 views

Was the set of “The Shining” intentionally set on fire by Kubrick to eliminate prop re-usage?

It is said Kubrick had a habit of destroying outtakes and any unwanted scenes, even destroying the Monolith in order to prevent the re-hashing of props in later movies. Could this fire that happened ...
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1answer
463 views

What is the basis of the information in Dora Lange's diary?

In season 1, episode 2 of True Detective, Detective Rustin Cohle reads Dora Lange's diary, and the phrases "The Yellow King" and "Carcosa" stand out. What do these phrases mean? Do they have context ...
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1answer
66 views

How did Heisenberg know that Gustavo would himself come to kill Hector Salamanca?

In The Breaking Bad episode 'Face-Off', Walter White attaches a bomb to Hector's wheelchair with the bell acting as trigger. But how was he so sure that Gus himself would come to kill Hector? The ...
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13answers
13k views

Why does Frankie Pentangeli's would be assassin say “Michael Corleone says hello”?

In The Godfather 2, Frankie Pentangeli walks into a bar. A man puts a cord around his neck and says "Michael Corleone says hello". Later on we find out that Roth ordered the hit as Michael confronts ...
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2answers
33 views

Family Guy scene in airport

I'm trying to find an episode of Family Guy where they are in the airport and there is a creature (I think it's a rhino) tied to the luggage
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0answers
56 views

How much do 3D ticket prices effect gross revenue?

With all the hoopla about Jurassic World's huge box office intake, I'm left wondering how much of this came from the fact that 3D movie tickets cost so much more. How much do 3D tickets actually ...
6
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5answers
225 views

Is Chuck in Season 5 God?

At the end of Season 5 Chuck the prophet disappears. Is he God? If yes, why didn't Dean's locket glow? If not, what happened to him? Did he die? I ask so, because eventually Kevin became the prophet ...
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4answers
2k views

Who was the girl and why was she seen in Wrecked?

I recently watched Wrecked and have some unclear parts. I realized that during the robbery, the men (robbers) dragged along the Man only to use his vehicle. During that, we are shown the dumbfounded ...
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2answers
879 views

What does “4P” mean?

In Annie Hall, Woody Allen quips that he wasn’t accepted into the army because he was classfied as “4P” which prompts the interviewer and audience to laugh. What did he mean? What does “4P” mean? I ...
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1answer
63 views

What happened to Daniel Jackson's allergies?

Both in the Stargate movie and early on in Stargate SG1, Daniel Jackson's allergies are used frequently in the plot (for example, slowing down the party in the movie and as a method of communication ...
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5answers
2k views

Who killed the assasins after the failed hit on Michael Corleone?

Michael survives an attempt on his life at the beginning of the Godfather 2. The gunmen miss him and attempt to flee. We then see that they have been killed. Who killed the bodyguards?
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1answer
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Villains aren't born they're made

I've just been writing an essay on the fact that some villains in books might not actually be true villains and vice versa. While researching I've come across this phrase several times "Villains ...

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