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Why was Banner's first name and profession changed for the 1978 television series?

In the comic books, Banner's character is named Bruce Banner (from what I have read, "Robert Bruce Banner", though I'm not a diehard enough fan to know the origin of that) and he is a physicist. I ...
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1answer
669 views

Horror movie where a group of friends were killed in sleep

I watched it perhaps around 2008. It was a horror film. In the movie, a group of friends (2 girls and 3 boys maybe) got killed in a remote house probably in woods. They were lured there by an old man ...
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1k views

Was Tiffany actually psychotic or was she just acting?

In the movie Silver Linings Playbook, in a scene at the end where Pat confesses his love to Tiffany through a letter. I can't recollect the exact words but he says something like The only way you ...
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5answers
1k views

Why is Game of Thrones aimed at such a mature audience?

I've watched the first series and I'm currently reading the book. What strikes me the most is how much extra gore and sex has been added for the TV series. I believe most of the DVDs released in the ...
11
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1answer
157 views

What is the gender of the giant dragon?

What is the gender of the giant dragon in How to Train Your Dragon? Astrid refers to it as the Queen, but Hiccup calls it a he and him several times in their battle with it. The movie is not clear if ...
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3answers
200 views

Why is the 4th ghost the only ghost that isn't violent?

I was just wondering, why isn't Jean, the 4th ghost, violent? The psychic said that all the ghosts are violent because they died a violent death and that's why Cyrus wanted them, so why is she the ...
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594 views

Cyborg kills and turns his creator into a cyborg

I'm looking for a movie that had a guy in a chamber being killed in a power plant and this scientist took the guy's dead body and made him into a cyborg. The cyborg then kills and takes revenge on the ...
5
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1answer
249 views

Why does a teaching hospital have a piano (in House, M.D.)?

In Season 4, Episode 9 of House, M.D., Dr. House is seen playing a piano in one of the class rooms of the teaching hospital he works at. What possible reason would there be for a teaching hospital to ...
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1answer
261 views

What is the meaning of skating scenes in The Lake House?

In "The Lake House", while Kate is waiting in the restaurant, that scene is interspersed with some skating. What does all this switching back and forth between Kate waiting in the restaurant and ...
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3answers
8k views

Bradley Cooper's nose

Why did Bradley Cooper's character have an injury (a split at the upper bridge) on his nose during the entire film of Silver Linings Playbook?
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4answers
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Was the Gotham Hospital scene a goof-up?

OK, I read it on Facebook, but don't know whether it is true or not. The scene in The Dark Knight where the Joker blows Gotham Hospital up was initially not according to plan, but Heath Ledger ...
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2answers
365 views

Game of Thrones Title Sequence

It's occurred to me many times how long the title sequence is for Game of Thrones, apparently it's award winning but I've found it to be tedious. Is the title sequence significantly longer than other ...
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1answer
1k views

How much time has passed between Series 1 and 2 of Game of Thrones?

We watched the first episode of the second season last night and I'm a little unsure. On the one hand Daenerys' story and the plot of Rob's crusade doesn't seem to have moved on very far at all. On ...
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1answer
2k views

Why were the humans unable to breathe the air in Pandora?

It was observed again and again in the movie Avatar that humans could not breathe the air present in Pandora. So it can be assumed Oxygen was not present in Pandora. But again the human fires which ...
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0answers
5k views

Who is Bruce and does he have a real-world counterpart?

In the episode "Doubt" (S01E11) of Wilfred (the US version) Ryan meets a guy who introduces himself as Bruce and who can see Wilfred the way Ryan does. He tells him that he's been Wilfred's friend ...
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1answer
481 views

Scientist steals two insect-like aliens and raises them in his shed

I've searched far and wide for this and, as I've got limited memory of it, I've no idea how to find the actual name of the film. The premise of the film was of a scientist that was forced to retire ...
2
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2answers
443 views

TV series about small software company

I am trying to identify an old TV show with the following properties: Was broadcast in the 1990s or 2000s in Egypt, but the show likely came from the United States it is about a man who started a ...
3
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2answers
150 views

Movie involving Robert De Niro removing a coffin from a train

I want to identify a movie, but I have very little information about it. All I know is that it was most likely made in the 1960s (certainly no later than 70s), and that there is a scene in it in which ...
7
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1answer
573 views

Movie that police officer is the bad guy

A long time ago, I watched a movie that started with a car chase, and the good guy says "he drives like a cop" and the bad guy was a cop. After that I dont really remember what happened, but I think ...
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1answer
217 views

Is Breaking Bad inspired by Spec Ops: The Line? (or vice versa)

I've recently watched the season 4 finale of Breaking Bad and although it was hinted before, now the series took a sharp turn towards portraying Walt as a bad guy. I think it's great, as it is ...
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2answers
1k views

Why is Claire at Clean Water Initiative?

In House of Cards, Rep. Francis Underwood's wife Claire is the director of the non-profit organization Clean Water Initiative. It seems to be a small potatoes operation with an annual budget around ...
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3answers
2k views

What does this scene in Only God Forgives signify?

Why did Julian put his hands in his mother's stomach in "Only God Forgives"? What does this scene mean?
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1answer
350 views

Tarzan like character on AXN India channel

Out of blue I remembered a series shown on "AXN-India" approximately 6 years ago. The hero was like Tarzan living in a jungle. He had two squirrels in his satchel. He had an eagle friend watching ...
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2answers
1k views

Are there any uncredited cameos in The World's End?

Hot Fuzz featured at least two big names in uncredited cameos (Peter Jackson as the guy in the Santa suit who stabbed Nicholas Angel in a flashback sequence, and Cate Blanchett as Angel's ...
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5answers
3k views

Why was McGarrett wearing an Army uniform?

I don't normally watch Hawaii Five-0, so I'm not familiar with the intricacies of the characters' histories, but last night I watched an episode from Season 3 (episode 20) titled "Olelo Paʻa", or "The ...
2
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2answers
133 views

What is the sci-fi drama/movie, a human is given a beetle style amulet, which gives him an armor on his skin?

I'm seeking the name/episode of the a sci-fi drama/movie, where a man is given a beetle style amulet, he then travels somewhere. When he arrives in the place required, he presses the amulet, against ...
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1answer
483 views

80s / 90s Sci Fi movie or show about aliens/monster that look amish

I am trying really hard to remember where I saw this. I remember it took place in a modern world, but there was a field or dome that they could see in to. The beings inside looked 1800s or amish and ...
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2answers
521 views

Movie with stripper being raped by client

What's the name of a movie that aired from roughly 1989-2001 that featured a stripper and an Italian mafia guy who strike up a friendship together? One night he rapes her in the strip club where she ...
2
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1answer
134 views

What's that movie about baldness cure?

There is this movie in which two companies exist in the field of creating shampoo. One company finds the baldness cure, and the other company tries to steal it. The manager of the first company ...
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1answer
1k views

Is Frank responsible for what happened in Donnie Darko's life?

I know this is a very hard film to understand. But let me speak what I understood in pieces. What I understood is: 1) A corruption has happened in the timeline of the film, when the jet falls down ...
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1answer
183 views

May the lead role actors be used to fill spaces if needed?

Several scenes in a movie require a lot of people to appear on-screen. For example a scene of a party where it needs a lot of people to appear together. I heard crews of the production unit and even ...
2
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1answer
109 views

Father of the hero is too shy due to some illness

I can only remember parts of the movie. The hero tells his girlfriend that his father is mentally ill whose symptom is being too much shy and not ready to talk to strangers. So the hero requests ...
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4answers
32k views

Is the 10th man rule purely fictional, or is it based in fact?

In World War Z, one of the characters described something called "the tenth man rule." After several disasters that NO ONE thought could happen, the Council decided that if a vote was unanimous ...
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1answer
144 views

Mulholland Drive - where did the box go?

At the end of the first part in Mulholland Drive, after Betty and Rita go inside the box, it drops on the floor and stays there for apparently a long time. The camera slowly pans up to Aunt Ruth ...
6
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1answer
235 views

Why is Jesse alarmed to see Cid?

I am referring to the scene where Jesse, the Gat Man, was releasing Sara who was held at gun-point. A moment later, Cid can be seen walking down the stairs (maybe because of the commotion ...
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2answers
309 views

Animals driving cars and rescuing others

I am trying to find a series I watched as a kid. I had a VHS in 90's that had animals driving cars and rescuing others, I think. I don't remember much about it. I think it was animals. They had their ...
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3answers
9k views

How did Sherlock know to use her measurements?

This similar previous question established that in A Scandal in Belgravia Irene Adler's safe combination was her measurements. However, how did Sherlock know to use that combination? Irene is naked ...
7
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2answers
779 views

How did The Hulk end up in India?

Between the events in The Incredible Hulk (2008) and The Avengers how did Bruce Banner end up in India when he was last in Canada? Did it have anything to do with what happened at the end of the ...
16
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1answer
3k views

Did the Lannisters plan Robert's death?

During the discussions after King Robert's accident with the boar in Game of Thrones S01E07, I was somewhat given the impression that the Lannisters, or at the very least Cersei, planned for Robert to ...
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2answers
2k views

Why do some actors in credits appear as - Character (As Actor)

I was just browsing imdb and always wondered why in some movies an actor/actress will appear in the credits as the character but right beside in parenthesis "As Name"? Check out Dane DeHaan's profile ...
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4answers
12k views

How closely do Sherlock Episodes relate to the original stories?

In the TV Series Sherlock I know there are many references to the original canon (for example the hat). Particularly variations of the episode names. A Study in Pink - A Study in Scarlet A Scandal ...
5
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3answers
1k views

Does the Elder Wand really belong to Harry Potter?

Is this is a mistake in the book or just a blooper in the film? In the movie Deathly Hallows Part 1 Harry doesn't ever disarm Malfoy he simply snatches the wand. Does that mean Harry is still the ...
3
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1answer
266 views

Identify this UK TV Show about Time Travelling Team

I usually dislike these questions but here goes... I watched a TV show where a team had the ability to time travel, but I seem to remember it was either unreliable technology. Perhaps they only had ...
7
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2answers
178 views

Can Galadriel see the future?

In The Fellowship of the Rings Galadriel gives each member of the fellowship a gift, many of these turn out to be critically useful in their quest: Frodo's light saves their life in Shelob's lair ...
6
votes
1answer
573 views

Why does House have an old TV in his office?

I'm up to Season 3 of House, M.D. and it's been perplexing me for a while now as to why Dr. House has an old TV in his office. It's a small Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) TV and has been seen in the ...
6
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3answers
273 views

Scooby Doo- Why are Shaggy and Scooby always chosen to lead the monster to the trap?

So in most Scooby Doo episodes, Shaggy and Scooby are given the task of leading the monster to the trap. This despite the fact they are the biggest cowards. It seems to me they are tricked and/or ...
8
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1answer
631 views

Is Battleship really an anti-war movie in disguise?

At first glance, Battleship appears to be a fairly run-of-the-mill action blockbuster where plucky humans defeat scary aliens using cunning and cleverness rather than overwhelming force. The audience ...
7
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2answers
9k views

How is the Tesseract still in Odin's trophy room during Thor?

The Tesseract ends up on earth because it was lost during the battle between Odin and the Frost Giants. During Thor we see Thor talking (as a child) about how he wants to wage war on the Frost ...
9
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2answers
261 views

TV show where characters use books full of gibberish to prove they're dreaming

I have a memory from a few years ago (before 2000, probably before 1995) of a TV show where several characters were in a library; the clothes and setting were similar to how I imagine an Agatha ...
4
votes
1answer
813 views

What was in the suitcase that the new Extremis recruit dropped in Iron Man 3?

In Iron Man 3, about 25 minutes into the movie, one of Aldrich Killian's henchman walks over to a guy, and asks, "Can you regulate?". Then Happy Hogan bumps into the person who was asked, ...

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