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What kind of pills was Tommy Riordan taking?

In the movie 'Warrior', we see Tommy taking pills and he is later forced to give them up by his father after requesting his help in the training for the tournament 'Sparta'. So, what are these pills ...
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273 views

How did Tobias end up as a registered sex offender?

In the Season 4 episode of Arrested Development, Tobias is caught by a To Catch A Predator style show when he thinks he's going to meet Maeby at home. It's not clear from the episode how he became the ...
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Was Alfred in on Bruce's plan in The Dark Knight Rises?

Near the end of The Dark Knight Rises, Alfred is fed up with Bruce's inability to let go of Batman and quit despite Alfred saying to him "I've buried enough members of the Wayne family" so ...
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1answer
174 views

Song in Yes Man as Carl runs up the stairs before Jumper

I recently watched Yes Man and I recognized a song but I have no idea what it's called. It's the one that plays as Carl is running up the stairs to save the suicidal guy. It's NOT Jumper, it's the ...
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7k views

What was the point of the interplay between Richard Riddick and Dahl in Riddick?

In Riddick, we get to see something of a "lust triangle" between Santana, Dahl, and Riddick. Now, Dahl, when in dialogue with Santana, states that she doesn't "fuck guys". She is subsequently referred ...
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1answer
137 views

What was Mary's operation?

In S3E8 Mary and Matthew run into each other at a doctor's office about fertility. Mary tells Matthew that the problem was her and she had an operation to correct it. What was Mary's issue and what ...
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1answer
482 views

Why didn't Kellog die in S1E5?

In Continuum Season 1, Episode 5, But Kellog didn't die. Kiera had some speculations about why that happend, but they all seem kinda odd. Is there an explonation consistent with the serie's logic? ...
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137 views

Why don't production houses offer corrigendum?

Whenever there is an error, factual or typo or otherwise, we see newspapers / books / magazines posting a corrigendum for their readers. My question is why don't production houses / directors etc do ...
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15k views

Was the ending to “How I Met Your Mother” planned from the start?

In How I Met Your Mother, Ted tells his kids the lengthy story of his life during his twenties and thirties. His "official" intention is to tell them, as per the title, how he met their mother. In ...
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802 views

How realistic is the portrayed mentalism?

In the 2013 film Now You See Me we see a group of four magicians performing tricks. Many of them are explained in the film (the crimes themselves), others you can deduce (the chosen card appearing in ...
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5k views

Who was the guy in the scene after the credits in The Avengers?

After the credits roll on The Avengers, there is a brief scene that appears to hint at who the next villain will be. I thought it looked kind of like the Red Skull, but others I saw it with disagreed. ...
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446 views

A man who can not see his own paint

The movie is about a man who is still young and he can't see his painted photo, otherwise he will be old, and in the end of the movie he will see his photo and he will die.
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3k views

Is the martial arts choreography in the 2010 remake of Karate Kid realistic?

I am looking for an authoritative reference that supports either the plausibility or implausibility of the moves and techniques used by Jaden Smith / Jackie Chan in the remake of the Karate Kid. It's ...
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2answers
218 views

Story about small girl,mother and 3 fathers

Story begins with 3 friends staying together and they have a women who stays with them as 1 of the 3 friends is the biological father of the child. All 3 friends take care of the child and lately 1 of ...
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1answer
107 views

What was the dynamite for? Was it a red herring?

In Wes Anderson's Rushmore, we see Max ordering dynamite from a store prior to staging his play. He asks the order to be made out to Ready Demolition, Tucson, Arizona. Yes, said play involved a war ...
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1answer
245 views

What is this anime serial where a teenager raises an alien child?

This serial is about a boy and girl who got an alien baby along with a talking cat-like pet... If I am remembering correctly the girl's name is Miu, not sure of that. At first they hate each other ...
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1answer
265 views

Romantic comedy (rom-com) about a woman and man who become guardians of a baby

This movie is about a husband and wife who have a baby. They unfortunately die in a motorcycle accident and the baby is left to the womans best friend and mans best friend who hate each other. At ...
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2answers
754 views

How did Thresh know that Katniss befriended Rue in Hunger Games?

In The Hunger Games, Katniss is attacked by Clove, but saved at the last moment when Thresh kills Clove. Thresh is then in a position to kill Katniss, too, but says (quoting from memory): Just ...
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3answers
1k views

Why was Lucius Fox fired?

In Batman Begins there is a scene where William Earle fires Lucius Fox. I just watched the movie for the first time so I may have missed something, but it seemed out of place. At the time he is fired ...
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1answer
238 views

What is the timeline of incidents taking place in Shutter Island

What is the timeline of the incidents taking place? Teddy cannot be more than 30-35 years old. He is married with two children. In the island he had dreams which contains the incidents happening ...
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1answer
199 views

Why was Whistler in Sona?

In Season 3, Whistler was in prison and it was told that he could have killed the mayor's son, but it was hinted as being speculative. After watching Season 3 and the first part of Season 4, it is ...
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2answers
364 views

Pink haired woman dressed as an alien teaches you about outer space

I am trying to remember the name of a old VHS I had from late 80s early 90s. It was a educational show that had this women dressed as a alien with crazy red/pink hair and goggles for eyes. She would ...
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0answers
96 views

Is Breacher wearing a European style necktie to point to Schwarzenegger's heritage?

In Sabotage (2014) the character Breacher, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is shown wearing a European style necktie, i.e. the stripes showing positive diagonals when seen by others ( // , see here). ...
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1answer
142 views

Crooked cops tries to kill a black man

I'm looking for an action film with two men, one of them black, who walks into a bar and then there's crooked cops who wants the black man dead. The only other thing I remember is that the final scene ...
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1answer
139 views

Superhero/crimefighter movie

This could be a tough one as I can't remember much from it. I think it's either a superhero or crime fighter and there's a secret base which is in a skip but is disguised by heaps of scrap metal. ...
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1answer
389 views

What is the song being played in the suicide scene in Disconnect? [closed]

I'm not sure wether this question should be posted in the Movies & TV or in the Music site, but I don't know wether this song was composed for the film or not so I'll post it here: What is the ...
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1answer
105 views

What is the reason for Brunhild's suicide?

At the end of Fritz Lang's 1924 silent movie Die Nibelungen: Siegfried, when Kriemhild enters the minster, she sees that Brunhild has commited suicide at the corpse of Siegfried, calmly remarking ...
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1answer
55 views

Why is the president so restless?

After Chance appears on a tv show, the president is so restless that he has no desire for sex. This happens at least once more in the movie, and I wonder what the issue is. Maybe he's already ...
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3answers
3k views

Do A-listers audition for roles?

It is normal for new actors who haven't proven themselves to audition for roles in movies. But What about A-listers like Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, etc. Do these guys still attend auditions or are scripts ...
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1answer
88 views

Looking for a movie about a mirror of dreams?

I am looking for a movie about a Mirror which gives your true "desires" by entering into it. There was an old man, boy and gal, a little person, and a man in his 30s that has to get people to go into ...
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1answer
78 views

How are abilities inherited?

In the TV show Heroes we see several examples where peoples' families also have abilities. Claire Bennet's mother could control fire, her father can fly Peter's brother can fly Matt's dad was also a ...
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436 views

How did Crabbe and Goyle get into the advanced N.E.W.T. class?

I recall a scene in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince where I saw Crabbe and Goyle failing to brew the drought of living death. How they get into Slughorn's newt potion class?
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784 views

Boy Falls in Love With French Exchange Student

Whats the movie called where boy & his family take french exchange student and he falls in love with her? He shows her the stars on his telescope and carries her home when she's drunk this one ...
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1answer
182 views

Why didn't Oliver wear the mask?

In the season 1 finale of Arrow, when Oliver suits up for fighting Malcom Merlyn in his office Oliver didn't put up the green color/mask around his eyes. Is there any particular reason for that? Or ...
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1answer
636 views

Movie about a cop slowing down time

I'm trying to recall a movie I used to watch as a kid (this wasn't a kids movie however). It was from the 80's because I watched it in the early 90's. The main character was a guy in a trench coat, ...
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1answer
986 views

Is Mrs. Robinson's seduction of Benjamin actually a plan by Mr. & Mrs. Robinson to prevent Benjamin from marrying their daughter?

I am watching The Graduate and am confused why Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft) seduces Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) for no good reason. Why did Mr. Robinson talk like he wanted his wife to sleep with ...
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2answers
177 views

Personality change in violent psychopath waiting to be executed.

I'm looking for this movie for a long time. Psychopath with uncontrollable urge to violence condemned to death waiting to execution. Psychologist offering him to participate in experiment where him ...
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1answer
146 views

What was the point of the bridge scene?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) there is a scene with Kayla and Logan driving in the car when they approach a bridge with two trucks going opposite directions stopped, blocking the way. Logan ...
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1answer
148 views

Man speaks to woman in next room while urinating

I watched this movie years ago. All I can remember is one scene where an ugly man with bad teeth goes to the toilet and is bragging about how strong his stream is to a woman in the next room. He then ...
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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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727 views

Why were the Marines found guilty of conduct unbecoming and dishonorably discharged in A Few Good Men?

In the end of A Few Good Men, the two Marines are acquitted on most charges but found guilty of conduct unbecoming a U.S. Marine and ordered to be dishonorably discharged from the Corps. Does it ...
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1answer
211 views

Who is the woman appearing for less than half a second at the beginning of Die Hard 4?

I was watching Live Free or Die Hard and I noticed that in the scene where the van drives away after the first hacker was killed, right after, there is a sort of glitch that is used through the ...
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1answer
85 views

Why is the interrogator the only person to notice that not all the missing nuclear material has been found?

In the somewhat far fetched and morally dubious thriller Unthinkable, a terrorist suspect who claims to have planted three nuclear bombs is tortured to force him to reveal the locations. Most of the ...
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1answer
4k views

Why do TV comedy programs have laugh tracks?

In the early days of TV people used to go to theaters and enjoy vaudeville where there was a live audience. TV programs in the early days were mostly recorded in front of a live audience so the ...
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0answers
44 views

Are there any crime investigation shows where the protagonists don’t always correctly solve the case, or even sometimes capture\imprison a wrong guy? [duplicate]

For instance not solving the case can make the characters depressed; and capturing a wrong person can be revealed in some later episodes or just shown to the viewers from the wrongly-accused’s point ...
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3answers
710 views

Why does Hans still lie to Elsa before trying to kill her?

When Hans refuses to kiss Anna to thaw her Frozen heart he tells her the whole story of why he wanted her to marry him and what his plan for taking over the kingdom was. Later, when he meets Elsa on ...
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1answer
188 views

UK Roommate dies, has suitcase full of money, other roommate goes crazy, moves to attic

In the early to mid 1990's we rented a movie that took place in the UK, I think. I believe it was three roommates sharing a flat. The newest roommate dies (I think he OD's on drugs in his room) and ...
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1answer
88 views

Gangster shoots the guy up his butt and leaves to die slowly in dumpster

In the mid to late 1990's I saw a modern mob/gangster movie on a premium US cable TV station (HBO, Cinemax, etc). In which the gangsters (when they really didn't like somebody) would shoot the victim ...
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1answer
88 views

What is the logic with Sam's short pants?

In Stay (2005), in the whole dream sequence Sam wears little short pants, which does not suit his personality. What is with it? Is this just a hint for it being a dream or is there any symbolism ...

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