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Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't?

I've been re-watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and just got to the end of the first series and I've been wondering: Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't when they escape from the pod at the ...
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Killer, with top hat, makes kid with glasses jump out of the window and get impaled? [on hold]

What is the movie title where a kid (or teen - can't remember), who wore glasses and sees the killer, wearing a top hat, walking upstairs behind him...then the kid / teen falls out the window and gets ...
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Origin of movie trope where impaled character pulls/pushes blade/spear further into body?

Over the years there have been a number of films where the villain (e.g., Artemisia in 300: Rise of an Empire) or the hero (e.g., Arthur in Excalibur) have been impaled with a spear, blade, etc. ...
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What is the first movie where an intelligent computer rebels against its creators?

There is a common trope in science fiction about the invention of an intelligent computer which then rebels against its makers. In cases like The Matrix it imprisons them; in Terminator, it tries to ...
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How was “Hodor” adapted in other languages

Spoilers for Episode 5 of Season 6 "The Door". At the end of the episode we got to see how Wylis became Hodor and why all he can speak is "Hodor". If you've watched the episode you know that "Hold ...
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Documentary about the mystery man

I have watched one of the documentary movie on the YouTube. The story goes like this one person appears in Alaska or Canada near the mountain area. He built his own shelter from woods, after some time ...
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Has Bran already been to the past?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen episode 5 season 6 of Game of Thrones. My question is that Hodor was Hodor from since Season 1 so does that mean Bran had already been to the past before ...
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Where was Wolverine running to, after he escaped?

In the movie, Wolverine is shown to be escaping into a Narnia-like snowy place from the door of the lab. So, where was he escaping? Is there any hidden significance/meaning of the snow setting ...
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A TV show including aliens looking like Humans [on hold]

This TV show used to come in AXN roughly in the year 2000-2002 (not sure). Here the male protagonist is an alien who looks and behaves like any other human and possess some powers (not sure what). The ...
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How did Mr. Chandler know how to help possessed Vanessa?

In the Penny Dreadful episode "Possession", how at the very end did Mr. Chandler know how to exorcise Vanessa's demon? AFAIK, at no point earlier in the series was this eluded to, and given that he ...
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Why does Captain America chuckle when Spider-Man tells him which borough he's from?

This is a conversation between Captain America and Spider-Man from the movie Captain America: Civil War: Captain America: You got heart, kid, where are you from? Spider-Man: [Straining] ...
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What do they use for broken glass pieces in movies?

Most of action movies involve tremendous amounts of explosions and shattered glass. I remember watching Die Hard (1988) and the amount of broken glass made me wonder, what was it made of to keep ...
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143 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 ...
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Why do movies think the speed of sound is as fast as the speed of light?

In action movies where things blow up or heroes are shot by snipers from a long distance, or where fireworks are shown, the sound and the flash of the thing making the sound usually occur ...
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Was the member 'Tick' always supposed to be a part of the colony?

In season 2 of Discovery's 'The Colony' later in the series a man named Tick reveals himself to the rest of the group. This brings their number up to 10, which is the same number that the first season ...
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Why can't Coraline's real parents remember the trap?

So I learnt many things about Coraline from "The Hidden Meaning of the Movie “Coraline” Basically it looks like a normal fantasy animation movie, but it actually has a deeper meaning. It interprets ...
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Relationship between White Walkers and children of the forest

After viewing episode 5 of season 6 of Game of Thrones, we have come to know that But it seems that the White Walkers attack the children of forest. My question is why they would do so, given their ...
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Why doesn't Hodor speak?

In early an early episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones, "Home", through his magic Greensight ability, Bran sees a vision of Winterfell in the past. He notices a young Hodor, then named Wylis (Walder ...
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How was the White Walker aware of the situation?

After episode S6E5 of Game of Thrones I wondered how it was possible that the White Walker saw Bran? In every other memory that Bran has tried to get the people's attention, they do not see him, so ...
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1answer
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Is it really clear what happened to Two-Face?

Did Harvey Dent, aka Two Face really die at the end of The Dark Knight? I thought it's canon that he becomes an enemy to Batman. I haven't seen the other Batman movies yet, so careful with spoilers... ...
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Is VHS size tape dead, or that size tape used for something now? [on hold]

I thought about some plastic cases for an arts and crafts project and thought about VHS cases. I was surprised to see that they are still available. Are VHS tapes still being used somehow in the ...
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1answer
176 views

Did Hodor/Wylis see Bran?

[Spoiler alert for Game of Thrones S06E05 "The Door"] In the last scene where the Night's King enters the cave, while Bran and Three-Eyed Raven is green-sighting and are in Winterfell Meera shouted ...
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90 views

60s/70s movie about promiscuous woman & her relationship with her abusive mother?

I saw a movie that intrigued me sometime in the 1960s-1970s, I believe. I was just a kid. As a young adult, I caught the tail end of it again, but was still unable to learn the name. I'd love to know ...
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127 views

Why does Sansa react in such a way to Littlefinger's offer?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen season 6 episode 5 of Game of Thrones. In S06E05 of Game of Thrones, we see Sansa and Littlefinger meeting. Here Sansa is shown super-kickass and talks to ...
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Question about Caleb Haas/Mark Raymond

In which episodes of ABC's Quantico does Caleb Haas' alter ego Mark Raymond appear? I'm a little confused about the plot and want to go back and rewatch his storyline.
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Why did Rocky tell Adonis who won the secret 3rd fight?

At this point in Creed, Rocky had not yet decided to train Adonis. In fact, they had only just met and Rocky was surprised that Adonis even knew of the 3rd, secret fight between him and Apollo Creed. ...
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101 views

What movie is this scene from?

A older woman - not really old - is going out for something. I can't remember if she is a queen or noble woman, or just a "lady" in modern time, but she is a little nervous, and a servant or someone ...
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1answer
134 views

Why doesn't Bran and company immediately leave the weirwood tree?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen episode 5 season 6 of Game of Thrones So the Night's King touches Bran in his sight and the Three eyed Raven tells that he shall come to get him. Also, ...
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1answer
43 views

Where does Sara's meeting in LoT S01E16 fall in Arrow timeline?

In Legend of Tomorrow S01E16, Sara goes to the Arrowcave and meets her dad and got the information about the death of her sister and after some chit-chat she leaves. But chronologically when does ...
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1answer
57 views

Did Professor X ever marry someone? [on hold]

In the original trilogy, there was not any mention about if Professor X was married to someone. However, while I was watching X-Men First Class, it seemed that Moira MacTaggert might be the one who ...
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Why is the first episode of a TV show called 'Pilot'?

What is the meaning of the word 'Pilot', as used for the first episode of a TV-show, implied here? Does it have anything to do with a smooth take-off?
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Why did Hawkeye become immune to mind control effects?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, there is a scene in which Scarlet Witch manipulates the Avenger's to reveal their worst nightmares, but when it comes to mind controlling Hawkeye, he seems to be immune. ...
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Who are the characters from which the five detectives are based in movie Murder by Death?

In the movie Murder by Death (1976), we are shown 5 famous detectives that are invited to a dinner. By names and manner I could understand on which two of them were based: Miss Marbles - Miss Marple ...
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Red's parole hearings in The Shawshank Redemption

In The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Red has three parole hearings. For the first two, in 1947 (YouTube link) and in 1957, he tells the parole board what he thinks they want to hear, and is ...
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What is the basic power of Apocalypse?

Over a period of time En-Subah-Noor, or commonly known as Apocalypse from X-Men: Apocalypse, has acquired many powers from other bodies/mutants. He has exhibited energy absorbing and projecting ...
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Why is there a Sokovia Accords at all in Captain America: Civil War?

The whole premise of Captain America: Civil War is that the Avengers need to be kept in check due to some unfortunate outcomes in their dealings with "the bad guy". This leads to the Sokovia Accords. ...
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Explanation on the condition of Wolverine

Does Wolverine forget everything in X-Men: Apocalypse while being experimented on as Weapon X? I mean I didn't hear properly when Jean said something about his Amnesia and memories and did something. ...
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1answer
59 views

Girl goes to lake house with father and dad and meet a girl who claim to be her best friend [on hold]

There's this movie me and my sister have been searching for for a long time. So basically, this girl goes to this lake house (I believe) with her father and brother. When she gets there, this girl ...
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2answers
123 views

Why do robots in films only have eyes in the front?

I have noticed that in most sci-fi films, robots tend to only have eyes/cameras on their front. But surely it would be more efficient for them to have some sort of 360-degree camera instead, so that ...
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5answers
2k views

Why do they often hide the money figures in TV and movies?

I have often seen that the actual monetary figures are kept hidden. If a cheque is offered to a character, he often looks at it and says something along the lines of "That's a lot of money!" without ...
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What was Kyle really after in Money Monster?

After watching the Money Monster, I have drawn that Kyle felt cheated by both the show host and the IBIS corporation. He was broken by the stock selling system 'glitch'. Kyle then asked for one thing ...
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6answers
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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1answer
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Where did the cantina and fishing boats come from?

In Crystal Fairy, the group finds a secluded spot to cook their cactus. All the shots during their arrival paint the area as being completely deserted and private. However, the next day we see that ...
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2answers
289 views

Identify 60s-70s Extra / Character Actor: Chiseled Face, Red Hair, Large Ears

This uncredited mystery man appeared as a photographer on the Brady Bunch episodes "Tell It Like It Is" (S02E24-1971) and "The Teeter Totter Caper" (S03E14-1971). As an extra, he never spoke in ...
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2answers
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Real name of protagonist in Banshee?

In Banshee the protagonist takes over the name of the Sheriff Lucas Hood. I just watched the last episode and wondered if his real name was ever revealed? I added this picture (source) of the FBI ...
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Man with injured leg leaves ill dog because he can't pay the vet bills

Okay so I don't remember everything so I'm just gonna tell you what I can remember: A man who had an injured leg and it was fireworks night and he had a flash back of some sort to when he was in the ...
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2answers
3k views

Why do most space movies contain sound?

I do not understand why most space movies contain sound. For Example: The Martian (2015), Moon (2009) Armageddon (1998) etc. These movies contain sound in space which does not make sense. Well, ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Guy brings his friend's sister to a wedding

Movie is about a guy who needs to go to a wedding in his home town, not clear whose (might be his sister's) and he has to bring someone along because his father is terminally ill and guilt tripped ...
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2answers
3k views

Explanation for the “puffy vagina” line/joke?

I've been trying to figure out the "puffy vagina" joke in Rick and Morty season 1, episode 3 ("Anatomy Park") - and am wondering what the official explanation for it is. Ie, what does it mean, are ...

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