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Are there union rules requiring stunt performers, and what does this mean for action stars who “do their own stunts”?

In an answer to this question, it is mentioned offhand: There are almost no "live shots" of this as it is technically a stunt and according to union rules ( at least in Hollywood) that requires a ...
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Why doesn't Wayward Pines wait a more couple of thousands of years?

Near the year 4028, David Pilcher and the future citizens of Wayward Pines wake up from a cryogenic sleep. My question is pretty straightforward. If the world is currently ruled by monstrous ...
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Why was Don Draper self-destructive?

The recurrent theme of Mad Men was Don's self-destruction. Right from the start, he had everything - he was hailed as an advertising genius, his boss (Roger Sterling) was practically his friend, he ...
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Was “The Black Echo”'s diegetic existence merely a nod to the books or an element from the books?

When Bosch spends the night with Brasher in his hill house overviewing L.A. and she notes that it is quite a view for a detective, he says that "Paramount payed that view". He tells her that the movie ...
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CBS, Capes and Pigeonholing?

For Comicbook to live action adaptations, the 1970's presents a few notable milestones of which Today's Superhero Media empires lineage can be traced. Remarkably, CBS retains the highest pedigree for ...
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Are there any complete lists of made-for-tv Lifetime movies?

Specifically, I'm looking for a schedule or list of all made-for-tv Lifetime movies that have premiered to date, in 2015. Is there some hidden calendar or schedule on their website? Can this ...
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Was Once Upon A Time Season 4 pre or post OUAT Wonderland?

So, Once Upon A Time Season 4 introduced Will Scarlet (The Knave) who was the main cast in OUAT Wonderland. I'm just confused about the timeline here. Did Season 4 happen: before White Rabbit came ...
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What happened to Agent Joseph Keenan at the end of Red State?

In the movie Red State, Kevin Smith says he wanted to shoot the Apocalypse at the end but it would cost too much. That got me to wondering: Was Agent Keenan (John Goodman) actually dead at the end, ...
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Are those historical portrayal 100% or mostly real?

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Tv SHOW A great deep view with simple way into our discoveries & inventions so far. In this series Neil deGrasse Tyson explained many things about time and space. And ...
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How much of the fact narrated in The Great Beauty really happens?

The Oscar winning movie The Great Beauty is about Jep Gambardella, a critic, journalist and writer and his empty life in a (I would say) almost surreal Rome. What I didn't understand is how much of ...
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Was Margot Having an Affair with Eli?

The Wikipedia Article on The Royal Tenenbaums claims that Margot and Eli were having an affair, but I find this somewhat difficult to believe. Other than the one scene in which Eli leaves Margot's ...
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What's the deal with two insurance companies in The Postman Always Rings Twice?

In The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) the prosecutor initially relies on an insurance company expert who testifies that Frank was hit with a bottle found on the crash scene and so it was not an ...
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Why does the doctor help Sylvester Stallone at last?

In the movie Escape Plan, why does the doctor, who comes into jail for the treatment of the prisoners, help the hero i.e. Sylvester Stallone and brings a chopper in the end. What is the reason behind ...
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Over what time period does Once Upon A Time In The West take place?

I have the question regarding the movie Once Upon A Time In The West. I am not able to fix the time of the story. How long does the story last? Days or weeks?
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What does Viktor Navorski say to Milodragovich in Bulgarian?

In the movie The Terminal, during the scene where a Russian man is not allowed to take the medicine, assumed to be for his ailing father, without an MPL. What does Viktor Navorski say to ...
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Did Axler sleep with with his daughter in the Humbling movie?

In the humbling movie, the hallucinations of the main character (Simon Axler) suggest that he may be guilty for sleeping with his daughter and the hallucinations may be caused by his conscience, ...
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Was there supposed to be any implication Maynard G. Krebs used drugs?

In The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Dobie's best friend is Maynard G. Krebs, as played by Bob Denver. Maynard is a beatnik, loves jazz, and is quite out of touch with reality. I don't remember any ...
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What was the matter with GJ?

One of the various characters in Top of the Lake is GJ, who is somewhat like a leader to the group of women that settled in containers in Paradise, which is also reinforced by Anita when she tells ...
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What is the fee for opening the door in The Last Car?

In the episode "The Last Car" from the Tales from the Darkside, what is the fee for opening the door? When the woman tries to open the door she is warned about a fee but the amount is never revealed.
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Forrest Gump v.s. Glenn Cunningham - any relation?

I just recently learned the story of Glenn Cunningham from Chicken Soup for the Soul, a book written by Mark Hansen and Jack Canfield. Cunningham's creative-will story moves me to tears. Q: Have ...
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What made it an opportune time to roll out the Russian Flu Vaccine?

There is some heavy spoiler content for anyone who hasn't seen at least the 1st series of Utopia. So, towards the finale of season 1 we finally learn that the Russian Flu Vaccine is actually... ...
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Age issue in How Old Are You

In the Malayalam movie 'How old are you?' Manju Warrier's character is a 35 years old house wife. In an important sequence, it is being said that her driving license got expired and she was not aware ...
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Why does Detective Rydell continue to investigate the case?

In the 2006 film 'Running Scared' there's a scene where Detective Rydell (a dirty cop) meets with Joey Gazelle, Tommy Perello, and another mafia member. Rydell informs them that he was one of the ...
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Whose photo is on the table in the telephone call scene?

It's hard to believe that a detail in a Tarkovsky film is arbitrary. In The Sacrifice (Offret), there is a scene at the 2:00:00 mark, where the main character is sitting at a table facing the camera....
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Why did the artist do that?

At the end of the Artist and the Model the artist shoots himself. The war is ending, he's just finished his masterpiece and is having a book written about his life. Why would he kill himself? I have ...
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Boats in Philadelphia Story

Why do Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant spend so much time talking about boats in The Philadelphia Story? I understand that the True Love, their yacht, is a metaphor for their relationship. What ...
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Was Nick sent to jail for shooting his friend?

In the CSI: NY episode "Battle Scars", Nick confesses he shot his friend (Jesse), but it was an accident and it was Jesse who planned all of this. In the end they believe he was telling the truth but ...
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Why name Bob after Robert Mapplethorpe in Bottle Rocket?

In Bottle Rocket, Robert Musgrave's character is named Bob Mapplethorpe after the infamous photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe. Why did Wes Anderson or Owen Wilson choose this particular name? Were ...
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What is the meaning of the veiled woman with the hawk?

In the opening scene of Secret Things (2002), and again three times throughout the movie, including the climax scene at the end, a veiled woman is seen, holding a hawk. Sometimes the hawk is seen ...
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Why the subterfuge by Salino?

In The Sting, Loretta Salino, Lonnegan's assassin, masquerades as a waitress in a diner in order to get close to Hooker. Why the need for all the subterfuge? Considering how easily she herself was ...
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Significance of the Magnificent Seven reference in The Nest

At the beginning of The Nest (org.: Nid de guêpes), when Santino's crew drives in their car to prepare the robbery, Santino and Nasser start whistling the title melody of The Magnificent Seven and the ...
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What was the actual narrative structure in Moebius by Kim Ki Duk?

I've recently seen the last Kim Ki Duk movie Moebius and I feel I didn't quite get the narrative structure. I thought the whole film was pretty linear but the last scene, where you find out made ...
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Where does the girlfriend work?

In Man of Tai Chi, where exactly does Tiger's girlfriend work? I'm guessing that it's some kind of a government office possibly dealing with "historical preservation". But do we know what department ...
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End of Ame Agaru

I just watched Ame Agaru (aka After the Rain) and I don't really understand the end of the film. The Lord of the fief was supposed to catch Misawa, to accept him as Master-of-Arms. But he didn't! The ...
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Who stands at the top of the mountain in The End (Fin)?

In The End (Fin), the main characters see a person standing at the top of a mountain. They shout and wave at them, but the person doesn't react and leaves a few seconds later. We know it's not Angel, ...
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In the movie “$9.99”, are the sofa chairs in Tanita's apartment her ex-lovers?

Is it just an illusion that Lenny has when the sofa chairs in Tanita's apartment start talking to him about bone removal? Or were they really Tanita's ex-lovers? The reason I am asking is after Lenny ...
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In Wrath of Khan, what is the meaning of “the word is given” in the scene where the crewman dies in sickbay?

In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, there is a scene where Scotty arrives on the bridge with the fatally wounded body of a crewman. In the next scene, they are in sickbay (why he didn't just take him ...
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Why does the audience let Patty fall?

In the new Ghostbusters movie, there is a scene where two characters jump in a crowd. The first character gets lifted by the audience, and the second character, Patty, tries it too and lands on the ...
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Seductress murders with knife

I only remember a few details, but the key scene should stand out (hopefully!) Film (or unlikely but possibly a TV movie) I watched as a kid in the 80s - probably from the 70s. Woman may have been ...
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Identify black and white thriller movie with murderous husband and locked room

B&W thriller. Maybe 1940s or 1950s. It mostly is filmed in a mansion where the newly wed couple live, but as time goes by the wife suspects that her husband isn't all that he seems. I remember at ...
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Husband who don't want a divorce , locks his wife in basement

I'm looking for a Spanish movie. The film is about couple, which has issues. Woman wants to get divorced with her jealous husband. But the man don't want even hear a word about it. He becomes angry ...
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Rare movie about a hacker

Plot: There is a very good hacker who can break, hack many computer and stole many things without getting captured. An agent was investigated who the hacker is, but he couldn't find anything. After ...
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Movie about a brother's obsession

I'm looking for an old movie (50's or 60's I think) about an engineer who goes to South America (I think) to work for a tycoon. He falls for the man's sister (who is somewhat troubled) but the Boss ...
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Into what type of animal did David transform the woman?

At one point in The Lobster, the narrator explains that the protagonist David transforms a woman into an animal. The narrator also says that David wouldn't disclose what type of animal he chose the ...
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Where did the backpack come from?

At the end of Ocean Girl season 1 episode 4 Jason and Bret are coming to Neri's Island by boat. When they get out from the boat Jason didn't have any backpack. The same time at a different ...
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How big is the Tanners' house?

In all the seasons of Full House 95% of the scenes are shot in the Tanners' house. Does anyone know how big the Tanners' house is? For example, how many bedrooms are on the 1st floor and that kind of ...
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What happened to Victor's car?

In Breaking Bad S04E01, Box Cutter- What happened to Victor's car? He left it at the crime scene, when he jumped in Jesse's car. Doubtful that anyone drove him, as he dashed over there at top speed. ...
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Did John kiss Cameron?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, John and Cameron seem to have some kind of deep connection. Is there any scene of John and Cameron kissing or hugging each other, even in the deleted ...
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Are the actors speaking Japanese in Solar Crisis?

I have been watching Solar Crisis (1990) and it seems to be completely dubbed. The mouth movements have that Godzilla-like anti-synchronization. However, many of the actors, like Charleton Heston, ...
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What is that which Alexander Mahone is playing in Prison Break?

In the first episode of season 2 in Prison Break, When Mahone is asking the other guy to read the case of each escapee, He is playing some kind of crossword puzzle. I think I saw the word quote in the ...

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