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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 ...
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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
10k 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
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1answer
814 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, ...
7
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1answer
227 views

How can the final ghost be seen without the glasses?

At the end of the movie Thir13en Ghosts, is Cyrus a ghost or a real person? If he's a ghost, why can he be seen without the glasses?
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4answers
358 views

Time travel (with barn / stable)

Trying to identify this movie (or tv series?) All I know is this: Involves some kind of time travel One of the characters is visited by someone in his barn? There is some kind of time travel that ...
12
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2answers
270 views

Crew try to make contact with an intelligent storm

I'm trying to find a movie I saw in the late 1990s in Russian language, but it was definitely originally in English. The plot of this movie is very like Solaris, but it is not the one released in ...
6
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1answer
596 views

How are OnScreen Conversations filmed

Three instances spring to mind: Star Trek conversations via the viewscreen Red Dwarf crew interacting with Holly A scene in the Doctor Who episode 'Blink' where the Doctor speaks from the television ...
12
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1answer
841 views

Is this Green lantern and Batman reference intended for Justice league movie?

In Man of Steel , there are two references to other DC character, such as - First Christina Wren's character called Carrie Ferris in the film resemblance to Blake Lively's character Carol Ferris ...
3
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1answer
207 views

Is there really a bugle trophy in Man of Steel?

As per IMDb In Perry White's office at the Daily Planet there is a bugle trophy on top of the shelf. This is surely a reference to the Marvel Comics newspaper office the Daily Bugle and I ...
3
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1answer
143 views

What does this necklace represent in Battleship?

In more than one scene of Battleship, various officers are wearing some sort of necklace, apparently permissible additions to the uniform. They are of several different designs. What are they, and ...
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1answer
231 views

Movie about a blind con man? [closed]

I saw a movie about a blind con man who seems to get sympathy but right at the very end when you think the movie is over...he shifts his eyes! What was that movie?
5
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1answer
238 views

Identify a movie where people who died at a certain moment lived

There was this movie I remember watching as a kid. I imagine it was probably some made for TV or b movie, but maybe not. Anyway there was some kind of Armageddon event where everyone on earth died ...
2
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1answer
254 views

Name of Cartoon Series where a girl knew all about flowers

there was a cartoon on the late 70's or early 80's about a girl that knew the names and meaning of all flowers, and had special powers based on what flower she was touching (this last part may not be ...
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3answers
5k views

Movie Seventh Son any tie to Orson Scott Card book?

I was just looking on IMDB and saw the trailer listed for the movie Seventh Son. I originally wondered if this movie is in anyway connect to the book by Orson Scott Card of the same name. Looking ...
5
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2answers
2k views

How can Kryptonians shoot lasers from their eyes?

I understand that the earth's yellow sun gives Kryptonian an extra boost but why can they shoot lasers out of their eye? What kind of eye structure will support this kind of energy output and not ...
8
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2answers
550 views

Why use titles like 'Dark Knight' and 'Man of Steel'?

In the recent Christopher Nolan's related DC Films the lesser know title is selected as movie name. Such as Dark Knight to Batman and Man of Steel to Superman. Is there any specific reason for it or ...
7
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1answer
223 views

What does the smile in Railley lips signify?

In the final scene of 12 monkeys, we see James Cole is shot dead and as he said earlier his child copy is present there. Railley sees him and smile comes to her lips. What does it signify? Does it ...
4
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2answers
352 views

Who was the guy always talking to Cole and why did he use to call him “Bob”?

Throughout the movie, we see a man has been talking to James Cole with a mysterious voice, Cole asked him about his identity, but he denied to express it. Once Cole doubted a beggar in 1996 to be ...
4
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1answer
277 views

Why does Timmy Turner have more than 1 Fairy Godparent?

Why does Timmy Turner have more than 1 Fairy Godparent? Other kids on the show seem to have only one Fairy Godparent (i.e. Remy Buxaplenty), but somehow Timmy Turner has 2: Cosmo & Wanda
7
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1answer
296 views

A movie where people's brains are being erased

In this movie, after lots of wars and self-destruction, humanity has decided the best way to survive is to make people dumb by placing a device on the head. In the first scene the hero goes to a ...
2
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2answers
548 views

Where does Dr. Lecter originally get the metal pin that he uses to pick the lock on his handcuffs in the museum?

I've always thought that when Dr. Lecter was moved to see the Senator, he and the prison guard "Barney" trade a glance, and there's a scene shot of a pen that's lying around. My thought was that ...
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1answer
316 views

How did the Tesseract end up in Norway during the events of Captain America?

The film opens with Red Skull breaking into a church and stealing a hidden Tesseract. But why was it there in the first place? Is there a possibility it was a gift to the vikings by Odin himself? ...
3
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1answer
826 views

How did Captain America survive being frozen for 70 years in ice?

With a metabolism 4X the average human's, the notion that his body wouldn't have wasted away doesn't make sense. Did the comics provide any explanation for how he was able to survive?
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2answers
462 views

Why do most of the WWII movies show Nazi soldiers as well-clothed?

Almost all WWII movies depicts Nazi officers and soldiers as well-dressed and handsome. On the other hand, allied officers and soldiers are always shown wearing torn uniforms, etc. Why?
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1answer
206 views

Is natural death PG rated?

I'm talking about the MPAA rating. Is natural death PG rated? The criteria for violence, drug use or nudity is easy to find, but what about death itself, caused by time or a disease such as cancer? ...
9
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2answers
409 views

Was this scene an homage to Hellboy?

In one scene, Ron Perlman's character is eaten by a giant monster. This isn't the first time this has happened to him in a del Toro movie, it also somewhat happened in Hellboy. Was this scene ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Why was the zero-gravity effect not transferred to the third level in Inception? [duplicate]

In Inception, near the end there are three dream levels. In Level 1, when the van enters freefall, there is zero gravity in level 2. This means that the members of level 2 experience no ...
9
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2answers
635 views

What was kaiju blue?

In the intro to the movie, they mention Kaiju Blue being somewhat of a problem after a kaiju was taken down. I didn't quite understand what it was or why it was a problem. What was it?
10
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2answers
17k views

What did Mako say?

Right before the detonation of the large nuke, Mako said something to Stacker. It wasn't subtitled and I don't speak Japanese. What did she say?
5
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3answers
480 views

Lara's pregnancy in Man of Steel

In Man of Steel; How is it that no one seems to know of Lara's Pregnancy? Did Jor El hide her away for the entire term of her pregnancy? Why was it considered Heresy?
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1answer
480 views

Identify this Punjabi film about 1984's Anti-Sikh riots?

I remember a Punjabi (Indian) movie about 1984's anti-Sikh riots. The hero helps terrorists to stay in their house for a night (Because the terrorists are having weapons and he doesn't have any other ...
2
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3answers
1k views

What is the first Bollywood film to have a sequel/prequel?

What is the first Bollywood film to have a sequel or prequel ? The oldest I found is Nigahen: Nagina Part II from 1989. But I think there should be more that are older than this.
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1answer
152 views

Why has the contract been renewed for another season when it has a low viewership?

Revenge has been renewed for a third season. However, it had steadily dropping viewership with just 6 million viewers watching the season 2 finale. There have been shows which have been cancelled with ...
18
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1answer
932 views

Why is Tom Hanks firing at the tank in Saving Pvt. Ryan?

Towards the end of the movie Saving Pvt. Ryan, most of the soldiers led by Capt. Miller (Hanks) are dead and he himself too is fatally injured. It is obvious that they have been overwhelmed by the ...
2
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2answers
125 views

Mafiosi abduct man from Italian village for job in America. What's the film?

They pick up a man in the "old country", fly him to America (NY?), and use him as executioner in a gangland murder. Then they fly him back to his Italian vilage.
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3answers
703 views

What character/actor combo have appeared in the most movies?

What character/actor combo have appeared in the most movies? I know Christopher Lee has done at least nine Dracula roles by my count, and a lot of Harry Potter actors reached eight movies in the same ...
8
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1answer
2k views

What is the most expensive scene ever shot?

I was just reading a piece about I am Legend and noticed that one particular scene that was shot on Brooklyn Bridge cost five million dollars. This piqued my curiosity as to what the most expensive ...
13
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2answers
565 views

In Serenity, how did the woman on Miranda survive?

In Serenity (2005), the crew finds on planet Miranda a video recorded by a woman. That woman explains how the Pax was added to the air system and the effects it had on the inhabitants eventually. How ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

What opera does Bruce Wayne attend with his parents at the beginning of Batman Begins?

There's a devil like person, and a lot of flying creatures sort of like bats, which is why they had to leave the theatre, but what Opera were they watching?
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3answers
3k views

Why does Quinn give up on catching Dexter?

In season 5 of Dexter, Detective Joey Quinn is heavily suspicious of Dexter and what he gets up too. He hires Liddy to spy on him. Liddy gets some good evidence including pictures of Dexter and Lumen ...
4
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1answer
237 views

How were all of the ghosts “caught” in the movie Thirteen Ghosts?

In the movie, Thirteen Ghosts it was shown that ghosts can be captured in glass rooms. But how were they trapped there in the first place? The only answer I could find was for the Juggernaut.
2
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2answers
360 views

Woman in white wakes up in an empty space ship

Woman in white wakes up in an empty space ship, with only a computer voice, telling her something. She can't remember anything, or where she is headed. This TV show was cancelled.
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votes
1answer
2k views

Secret Service codenames for West Wing characters

I've just finished watching Season 3 of The West Wing. In the last few episodes of that season the Secret Service have the codenames Flamingo for C.J. and Eagle for the President. Do other characters ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Why does Anakin/Luke's Lightsaber change colour?

In Star Wars a new Hope Luke's lightsaber has a light blue, however in the prequel films the same blade is a dark blue. Here's the blade in A New Hope and here it is in Revenge of the Sith Is ...
2
votes
1answer
164 views

Older movie title-home invasion type

I'm looking for the title to an old movie where a father, daughter, & son try to fight off home invaders that are looking for a disc. The father has hidden the disc in the home's library, maybe ...
7
votes
1answer
840 views

Why is Sansa Stark so important?

In Season 3 Episode 6 Sansa is dragged all across the story, for who she's supposed to marry. I don't quite understand why she's so important. Because there is her brother Rob, who is the King of ...
2
votes
1answer
379 views

Movie where two couples are stuck inside because of an airborne disease?

I remember seeing a trailer for a movie where one couple visits another and the two are stuck together in the house because of an airborne disease outside. Other people come along and knock on the ...
11
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4answers
10k views

What is the Wuxi Finger hold with which Po defeats Tai Lung in Kung Fu Panda

In the movie Kung Fu Panda, in the final fight scene between Po & Tai Lung, Po defeats Tai Lung using Wuxi Finger hold. All we see in the movie is a release of energy & puff of dust moving ...

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