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Ending of Mr. Nobody

A simple question. At the end of Mr. Nobody Nemo decided to abandon both parents, how is it possible that he met Anna in the future? I can't figure out how he could've met Anna since Anna will be ...
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99 views

Swastika in Flashbacks?

In episode 4 of Manhattan, Frank Winter has a flashback while walking alone through the desert at night. He sees a dead german soldier lieing on his stomach. On the back of the helmet there is a ...
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132 views

What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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320 views

How does Murphy overcome the “Red Asset”?

During the raid of the OmniCorp Headquarters Rick Mattox is almost able to kill RoboCop, due to wearing a bracer tagged as a Red Asset (marking him as Do not engage). Luckily enough, Jack Lewis is ...
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177 views

Symbols of Borgman

I've read that Borgman is full of Biblical symbols. Not being well educated in this area, I am lookong for someone to explain the symbols appearing in Borgman to me.
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42 views

Fred's parents? Candy? Magic?

In the movie Hop how aware are Fred's parents of any of the "magical forces" within the film. They treat him like a slacker throughout the entire movie. Then at the end, his dad thinks he's gone ...
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Who killed the co-pilot? and How?

In Non-Stop we saw that the copilot was killed from a dart like thing shot from a hole in the toilet wall. But who killed him and how did he get killed?
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105 views

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 ...
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60 views

Why did they say the pageant was their first live show?

Multiple times throughout the movie Hairspray, they make numerous references to the Corny Collins show being broadcast live. So why, on the day of the Ms. Teenage Hairspray pageant, do they say it's ...
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123 views

Why is the movie titled “The White Balloon”?

If anyone has seen The White Balloon by Jafar Panahi, could you please share your view why the title of the film is that?
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246 views

Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of the film?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car which pulls up next to his?
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288 views

How did Robert's visit to Claire's house help the plot?

In The Best Offer, why does Robert (Sturgess) manoeuvre Oldman (Rush) to take him along when he has dinner with Claire? How does this help his scheme?
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622 views

Why does Lorelei shoot Jason Lennon in S05E16?

In the episode "There Will be Blood", Lorelei tracks down the people she believes to be behind her sister's abduction and murder, and exacts revenge. The second culprit (Jason) admits to being an ...
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65 views

Identify this movie (western)

Colour, maybe 60s/70s. Soldiers are staying at fort, the Indians are also in the area and constant small attack by the Indians happen. Then the soldiers will go out on patrol and look for the ...
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62 views

Why is the Beatles music appropriate in American Beauty?

In the original script for the movie American Beauty Beatles songs are used numerous times, such as when Ricky is in his jail cell and when Lester sees Ricky's music when getting pot from him. I can ...
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63 views

Looking for animated film with a child who sees their father killed with a morning star

I've been scratching my head with this one for a few days now. I remember an animated movie which I watched sometime as a child (so it's at least 7-8 years old probably more). Here are the scenes I ...
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72 views

Movie with a terrorist group named “black panthers”

I see this movie 20 years ago on regional TV. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD There is a black policeman who investigates a terrorist action committed by a sort of "black panther" group. A friend of this ...
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71 views

1960s movie involving a newspaper-themed striptease?

I remember seeing a 1960s movie as a kid where a burlesque dancer/stripper wore a dress made of newspaper onstage and slowly tore off pieces while singing a song. I'm pretty sure the song was "Have I ...
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61 views

Name of recent UK movie about human remains identification

A recent UK film now showing in France was mentioned on (French) radio recently. The subject is apparently about the care taken (in the UK or some part thereof) by a person or persons to identify ...
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105 views

A husband, his wife and two children go to a castle (it's not a horror movie)

I don't exactly remember the story, it's somewhat like this-a pair with their children go to a castle and the woman gets trapped inside it. later it is revealed that she is an old princess and now the ...
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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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142 views

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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53 views

What happened to the second Barry in Rogue Time?

At the end of Out Of Time, Barry has to run so fast that he accidentally jumps back in time by approximately one day, and becomes the doppleganger he had seen running alongside himself the day ...
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97 views

Movie watched on Hallmark Channel about female friends' reunion

What: TV movie. Watched it on Hallmark Channel. Year: From the late 70's or 80's. Plot: It's about a group of female friends who reunite after 20 years in their hometown. I remember one of them ...
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233 views

Anime about Humans Fighting Aliens on Other Planet

I'm looking for an old anime, probably from the 1980s or early 1990s, where humans are fighting against aliens on another planet, possibly on mars (definitely a desert planet). The humans were ...
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167 views

Why do some movies have photoshopped pictures of the 'family'

I've seen it on quite a few movies where they show pictures of the family in some past gathering or with friends but usually they are photoshopped in some background or their faces are shopped onto ...
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Why did Emily spare the life of the white haired man in the season 1 finale?

I just watched this episode. I can understand why she was unable to kill him due to her conscience, but surely sparing him is an instant death sentence. I couldn't see a plausible reason why he ...
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374 views

What were the numbers shouted by the dwarf woman?

A dwarf woman character appeared a few times in The Best Offer, reciting some numbers. During her final appearance, the numbers and their meaning were obvious. During a previous scene, she probably ...
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50 views

On whose behalf was the auctioneer bidding?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
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189 views

Where did they get all of the gum from?

When the Wyld Stallyons in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure have a breakdown in their time-machine, they just have all of their historical buds chew some gum and patch the antennae back together in ...
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50 views

Cartoon about scientists using a machine to go into dream like world

When I was a kid I used to watch a cartoon tv show in which people wear a machine over their eyes and go into dreams or they used to know about past by putting up that machine! I don't remember ...
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Movie where a number of people sign an agreement and contribute and the survivor gets it all

The very vague plot is that each of a number of men contribute some money or their estate or something and the last survivor gets everything. Supposedly it was to be natural deaths but the movie was ...
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35 views

Italian new wave film (Italian neorealism)

I am looking for a film where a husband (maybe only fiance) left his wife and boring village and went to a city where he is enjoying parties and free life style. His wife is trying to find him and ...
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41 views

What is the website Mathilda is viewing in the first episode of Humans?

What is the website Mathilda is watching in the first episode of Humans? Is it an existing website? I couldn't find it using Google, hoping someone recognizes the site.
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34 views

Where is Elizabeth in the end of At Worlds End?

Will gives her his heart to protect and leaves her on some island. Is it Davy Jones' locker?
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33 views

What does the maid mumble?

In the Cary Grant/Deborah Kerr version of An Affair to Remember, what does Gladys the maid mumble angrily as Deborah Kerr's boyfriend Ken enters the apartment?
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77 views

80s movie with a phone stalker

Hi I'm trying to trace a film from the 80s. A woman is being stalked by someone on the phone. Almost at the end of the movie she has two suspects who kill each other, she's crying because one of them ...
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What effect did Spielberg achieve by making the Schindlers List movie so slow and so long

Why is the movie 'Schindler's list' so slow? It is very unlike Spielberg. There are some scenes where Ben Kingsley looks at Liam Neeson for a very long time before uttering a sentence. In another ...
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Old woman murdered by knitting needles through her neck

I'm looking for an old movie. Several planned murders happen. But only two has stuck in my mind. An old woman is found, sitting in a sofa with a pair of knitting needles stuck through her neck in a ...
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103 views

Horror movie about people trapped in a chateau/castle and one got hung in fireplace

I watched this movie more than 25 years ago. There are a bunch of people trapped in a house/castle. They get killed one by one. One of them dies because someone/something ties her and hangs her in ...
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139 views

Sword and Sorcery Movie Featuring Women

Saw this movie on premium cable in the mid-to-late-80s. I thought it was either Barbarian Queen or Warrior Queen, but from what I've seen on YouTube, those don't seem to be it. In this movie, women ...
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What are the differences between a DHD and Earth's dialing computer?

At many points in Stargate SG-1, the fact Earth has MacGuyver'd their own dialing computer becomes a plot point. Be it the initial confusion over the Stargate going to multiple planets because they ...
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Young loner male meets a girl and possibly kills her, psychological thriller?

From what I remember: Main character is a young mentally troubled male working at a small insurance/telemarketing type company. Has one friend who is a co-worker (his boss I think?), lives alone, he ...
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119 views

Which actress did a comedy sketch where she auditions singing 'Let's Call The Whole Thing Off'?

She is presented with sheet music for the song that she doesn't know so when she sings ["You say tomato and I say tomato"...], she doesn't make any distinction in how she pronounces tomato or potato ...
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122 views

Question about Ann's refusal to believe Chris in What Dreams May Come

How is Ann's refusal to believe in Chris's afterlife existence affecting her and her family? How is she affecting the belief of her children?
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85 views

What's the deal with the bullets?

I think that the whole premise of Fracture (2007), that if you are rich you can do anything is flawed. Even for a rich person it would be very difficult to gain access to the hotel card without ...
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116 views

Men In Black 1, MIB 2, MIB3

Are these movies an example of--or a type of playbook for--spiritual growth? The first movie forces J (Will Smith) to shed the reality of People; to let go of the world he knew. The second movie ...
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140 views

A question about a line from Hook

When Peter (Robin Williams) is being driven home in a cab, he makes fun of the driver's name 'Neville', asking: Is that English? What does it mean?
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157 views

Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
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How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...

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