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1990s sci-fi/horror film or episode where device lets women look into an underwater parallel dimension

I believe this was from 1990s because I recall the images being sleek, like the re-make of Outer Limits. Not grainy. Not cheap film. Not foreign either (like Italy); they spoke English. Pretty sure ...
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349 views

90s non-English spoken Demonology film from Europe; black mist, girl in a tub and guy at the library.

I come asking for your help because I want to know the name of a European horror film that I’ve been searching for almost three years and that nobody seems to know about. I believe that this movie was ...
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806 views

Post-apocalyptic movie with food cans

I'm looking for a title of an movie I saw as a child (at least 25 years ago). The movie is probably produced in the '80s. It could be European, but I'm not sure about this. It could be a ...
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287 views

How much of the video compilation made for Lilly's memorial was actually Amanda Seyfried?

In S1E4 ("Wrath of Con") of Veronica Mars, a memorial fountain is dedicated to Lilly Kane. Logan, her ex-boyfriend, is assigned the task of creating a video montage as a tribute to be viewed during ...
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242 views

How far does the depiction of the pirates' characters match the book?

The pirates that capture Captain Phillips seem to be given rather typical roles in the movie: There is Muse, the leader and voice of reason (compared to the others at least), struggling to keep ...
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248 views

Horror movie where monster follows boy and mother tried to protect him

I watched this movie when I was younger and it was a excellent horror movie but I cannot remember the name here are the parts I remember. I'm sure it starts off with a woman driving a car around a ...
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Help me identify a movie that takes place in space

I'm trying to identify a science-fiction/fantasy movie that takes place in space and possibly in the future. There are men and a woman: all are white, except for one black person. The protagonists ...
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242 views

Movie about a woman who hunts her father's killer and falls in love with her companion, without realising he is the killer

I watched a movie back in 1990 that was about a guy that kills someone (possibly in prison). Now, the daughter of the guy that was killed wants to find out who did it and in her quest stumbles on to ...
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198 views

In Fargo, why is the 180° rule broken during this scene?

In episode 3 of Fargo, titled "A Muddy Road", the 180° rule is broken during this particular scene, at about 43 minutes into the episode (according to HULU). I couldn't find a clip of the scene ...
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412 views

Movie with children chased by adults dressed in black

I saw this film as a kid, I was probably 6 or 7 so this was around 1986-1989. It was programmed as a children's film, so my mom took me. I remember only certain scenes from this film. My guess is that ...
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Did EXOTICA use sign language?

In Atom Egoyan's under-rated 1994 film EXOTICA, many scenes take place in an adult dance club. Towards the beginning of the film, the character Christina (Mia Kirshner) starts dancing to the song ...
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141 views

Trying to locate the name of this movie or TV show from 70's or 80's with specific plot

I am going crazy searching for the movie or TV show that I saw in childhood. The plot goes like this: There is this guy who was severely injured in some accident and lost his ability to move or ...
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162 views

UK horror film - A village that changes on the same road

A bit vague this but I'll convey all I know. TV broadcast date: before about 1980 ( I remember seeing this as a kid). So it will have been shown on UK TV after 1969. Place I saw it: UK TV, late one ...
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476 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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77 views

Identify erotic movie about Lucrezia Borgia

After tried with no success find a movie about Lucrezia Borgia, I followed this guideness for do the best that I could for generate this question: I'm looking for a movie about Lucrezia Borgia; this ...
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114 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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49 views

What is the significance to the manner of suicides in Virgin Suicides

Is there some sort of significance or symbolism to the fact that all the sisters committed suicide in different ways. It would have been easier for them all to go out in the same way. For reference - ...
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66 views

Why did Chewie not get a Medal or anything?

In Star Wars, why did Chewbacca not get a medal when the others did, during the celebration ceremony for the destruction of the original/prototype Death Star?
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63 views

A 50s/60s Horror B-Movie with a wobbly-spiked monster

I'm trying to identify a movie which I recall being terrified by when I was maybe 4 or 5 years old. I can only remember one scene, but hopefully I can provide enough information for someone to ...
8
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54 views

Why and to which extent was The Night Manager recut for international release?

While The Night Manager was released on its original TV channels BBC One (UK) and AMC (US) as 6 60-minute episodes, it has been repacketed in other countries (at least Germany) as 8 45-minute episodes ...
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What happened to Sheldon's assistant, Alex?

In some episodes of Season 6, Sheldon had a young assistant named Alex Jensen. However, she did not appear in Season 7 nor 8. Is there any mention or explanation as to why she did not appear in later ...
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154 views

Film has the people from commercials and the main characters are just regular people

I'm looking for a film where in the everyday folks are the very incapable people from commercial land and our heros are just normal people who can do the simple things that the folks in TV land can ...
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56 views

How historically accurate is the climactic briefing scene in Downfall?

Despite a usual number of goofs and some controversy about its historical accuracy, the 2004 German film Downfall (Der Untergang) is generally acknowledged to contain many authentic parts. Various ...
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266 views

Why does the 3D movie I just watched stutter?

We just watched "Captain America: Civil War" in the theatre. It was 3D and it was one of the technically worst shows I have experienced. The movie was stuttering all the time during action scenes. I ...
7
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111 views

What's the title of this old American WW2 movie?

My dad have watched this movie in the past and once he told me what this movie is about, but he can no longer remember the title of this American movie nor the actors's names. Here is the story, that ...
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447 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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70 views

What is the meaning of Jacob's line, “What about you?”

When Ben confronts Jacob in the Lost season 5 finale, he asks Jacob, What was it that was so wrong with me? What about me? To which Jacob simply replies, What about you? That seems like a ...
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What happened to Buddy (Jack Black's character) in Community?

In Season 1 Episode 13: "Investigative Journalism" of Community, Buddy manages to include himself in the study group, having been sat unnoticed in the Spanish class all year. He later (after being ...
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135 views

Ceiling moving down, character trapped inside room, tries to escape

I saw this when I was young, and I only remember this scene: Someone in a dark apartment wakes up after a nap and notices that the ceiling starts to move slowly down. The person panics, wants to jump ...
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152 views

Identify this asian police/detective movie

I watched this movie about 5-6 years ago. The story was about a cop who was dedicated to catching a very powerful criminal boss. The cop had an unprofessional, shaggy-looking partner. At one point ...
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437 views

How close is Masters of Sex to the actual events?

Masters of Sex tells the Story of the research team consisting of William Masters and Virginia Johnson researching sexuality in the 1950s. The persons really existed as well as their study, so I ...
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29 views

What is the significance of the mute girl in The Seventh Seal?

The character credited as the 'Mute Girl', exclaims 'at last' (or words to that effect) as Death enters Block's castle. Is this an obvious reference to the inevitability of death, or does she know ...
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105 views

What techniques are used to film the twins in Quantico?

In Quantico, there are a pair of recruited agents. Raina and Nimah Amin, both played majestically by actress Yasmine Al Massri. The two characters are shown side by side in almost every episode. They ...
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75 views

Movie with infectious disease indicated via nosebleed from the 00s (probably)

Things I vaguely remember: Possibly terrorist and possibly started on a plane (but I might be mixing with MI2 here) Highly infectious The infection has a symbol? Any character with a nosebleed is ...
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54 views

Is “White Men Can't Jump” a dream?

At the start of White Men Can't Jump, Billy Hoyle looks around some empty outdoor basketball courts with a smile, lies down with a basketball under his head, and falls asleep. The scene dissolves to ...
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76 views

Movie from late 80s or early 90s about troublesome teenage girl

I remember catching only a snippet of this movie but am hoping someone can identify it. In the part I saw, a teenage girl gets caught up in a fight at school. I think someone deliberately provoked ...
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171 views

Identify this thriller / dark comedy? older guy harasses couple ('90s, probably)

I have seen this film on television about 15-20 years ago or so, probably it's been made in the '90s, maybe from the US, and for television directly, but I'm not sure. I've seen it in Hungarian ...
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Is True Detective (S2) based on “The Big Nowhere”?

I am one of that dying breed who likes movies but reads the book before, sometimes long before, the movie comes out. I was wondering if anyone has noticed that the characterizations and storyline in ...
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Did Mork and Mindy scripts really mark the gaps for Robin Williams's ad-libs?

It is very often claimed that the scripts for Mork and Mindy would explicitly mark places where Robin Williams was to improvise, using language such as "Mork does his thing" or "Robin does something ...
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Whose idea was it to put an orange lightbulb in the mysterious briefcase?

This answer about the contents of the briefcase contains an interesting quote from Roger Avary, the co-writer of Pulp Fiction: Originally the briefcase contained diamonds. But that just seemed too ...
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90's/2000s movie involving a elderly cleaning lady and a blonde rocker styled character

US or UK made From what I can remember from the blonde guy, he wore a leather jacket, and had a wild medium length hair wearing a head band. I can't remember if he was American or British. Story ...
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145 views

Comedy about guy who tries to get a girl with a pink Volkswagen with big dots

I think this is french movie from the 70s (or early 80s). The main character is a guy, road runner, who tries to get a girl during the whole movie. Girl acts all the time like she is not interested. ...
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141 views

90s American movie with capital punishment theme

In 1999 I saw on Italian TV (Italia1-Mediaset) an "old" American movie about capital punishment theme. A psycho-killer is captured by police, he killed the girl of a policeman (the hero of the movie, ...
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195 views

How is this shot in Batman made?

In the 1989 movie Batman, the Joker is seen falling and the images make it seem like it was animated. How was this done? I am talking about the images of the Joker himself, which are not photographs ...
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How realistic was Robinson Crusoe on Mars when it came out?

Having recently seen Robinson Crusoe on Mars, I of course noticed how unrealistic it is. However given that it was released in 1964, before the first landing of any space probe on Mars, I wonder how ...
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157 views

Was Gunda planned as a Trash movie?

There is a lot to read and talk about the 1998 Bollywood movie Gunda. General perception is that it's so bad it's good. The movie holds a rating of 8.2 on IMDB and holds a cult status. I want to ...
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214 views

Movie about an unsuspected killer

I have seen this movie in early 2000's. I think it was made in late 90's. Color, Hollywood, English. The plot begins with the protagonist driving a car. At some point, he gets captured by some ...
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A fortune-teller gives three children terrible fortunes that come true

Three children walk by a tent with a fortune-teller inside. The first child’s fortune is given with a doll. If the boy loses the doll he will end up in a mental institution for the remainder of his ...
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First appearance of the walk down a black hallway with evenly spaced circles of light?

What is the first film or television show to employ this trope: character walks away down a blackened hallway with overhead light fixtures creating evenly spaced circles of light on the floor? In ...
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Was Boomhauer really a Texas Ranger?

On one of the final episodes of King of the Hill, Boomerhaur's occupation, which was never previously discussed (other than being a ladies' man who sometimes had benefactors) was possibly revealed as ...

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