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Is it a coincidence that The Munsters and The Addams Family both started in the same week?

The TV shows from the 60's of The Addams Family and The Munsters have similar macabre themes and characters. We know that the Addams family was originally a cartoon in The New Yorker by Charles ...
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Is there a deeper meaning to Fabienne's pot belly talk?

In Pulp Fiction, after Butch returns from the boxing match to his girlfriend in the middle of the night, they engage in a curious conversation about the pros and cons of having a pot belly. Quoting ...
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Why did Sherlock fake his death this way?

In S2E3 Sherlock faked his death in such a way that the only person who have seen it (from the right angle) was Dr. Watson. Other people present on the scene were actors (Molly and homeless people). ...
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Old movie about greek-roman mythology in which the power of the gods came from human love/worship

There was an old movie about greek-roman mythology in which the power of the gods came from human love/worship. The more people worship/loved a certain god, the more powerful that god were. For some ...
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146 views

What's this movie with a network of anonymous party organizers?

OK so the movie starts at a cafe or something, two guys are somehow chatting while they don't know each other. They have their phones on the table. One leaves in a hurry and picks up his stuff and ...
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Identify This Movie: Animation between 1990 and 2005

can somebody help me find a movie projected to be between 1990 and 2005? It's an animation movie that I can't remember much of, but I have a few details on it: children fighting in a flying bed at the ...
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141 views

Characterizing Mark's relationship with du Pont?

In Foxcatcher, the wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is being supported by the excentric millionaire du Pont (Steve Carell). Mark is very thankful for the purpose and trust du Pont provides him ...
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188 views

Is there any link between all of the American Horror Story series?

Apart from than the same actors being cast in different roles, I know there is definitely some connection between Asylum and Freak Show at least, since Sister Mary Eunice from Asylum comes to collect ...
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260 views

What are the accumulated major injuries/wounds James Bond has received in the film franchise?

We just watched a documentary on the various actors that played James Bond. The spy has taken his lumps over the years, but the show didn't explore that aspect of the character. What are the ...
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123 views

A poor guy who wove fabric to make a living, a bird decides to help

A man who wove fabrics in his little beat-up house in a village. There were white birds all around in that area. This one time A stranger lady knocks on his door thirsty, he brings her in and gives ...
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2answers
630 views

Were Neville's feelings for Luna foreshadowed earlier?

During the Battle of Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 after his run from the shattered footbridge, an adrenaline-struck Neville Longbottom runs up the stairs where he meets ...
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Do Celebrity Big Brother contestants still earn a fee if they are ejected from the show?

The UK version of CBB has had two housemates ejected on behavioral grounds within the first few days... One of these contestants, Ken Morley, talked about deliberately being rude and irritable so he ...
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Where does Guardians of the Galaxy fit into the MCU timeline?

The film starts in 1988, this much we know. When Yondu points out that he made sure his crew didn't eat Peter, Quill remarks that "For Twenty years you've been throwing that back in my face!" If ...
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108 views

Sarturday morning cartoon identification

I loved this cartoon back in the day... Mid 90s Saturday morning thing. A bunch of teenage American football players that get transported / sucked through a wormhole to some fantasy dimension. ...
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483 views

Man is recruited to talk to a captured alien

I need a real movie-buff on this one. I'm looking for movie which concerns a man who is recruited to try and talk to a captured alien. Now this is where things are getting a little hazy so I'll just ...
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1answer
357 views

Who's driving the boat?

In the scene in Taken where Brian Mills takes on the kidnappers on the boat, he appears to kill all the swarthy bad guys he encounters. This involves a lot of gun fire which would draw the attention ...
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637 views

In interstellar, why did the mission control go down

In Interstellar, Cooper mentions that "Delhi mission control went down same as ours" Could you explain why the mission control was down? And it seems to be explained in the first space craft ...
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2answers
118 views

Boston Public episode order. Was Chapter 34 aired out of order in the original run? Why?

In Boston Public Episode "Chapter 36", there is a sub-story about Zach Del Ray asking Ronnie Cooke to prom. This is odd because in Episode "Chapter 34", Zach Del Ray dies in a car accident. In my copy ...
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251 views

Did Robert come out of retirement?

During the movie we see Robert, a regular guy who likes to be neat. We find out that he is a retired bad-ass of some type. At the end of the movie, we see him back in the diner, but this time he is ...
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1answer
184 views

Identify an action movie

I am looking for the title of one movie I saw several years ago. I am not sure if all the things I "remember" are correct but this is what I managed to summ up so far: The movie is probably western ...
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Why is Borg a 'Jarl', while everyone else is an 'Earl'?

In 'Vikings', there are a number of characters with the title of Earl, which in the Vikings society (as portrayed in the series) is second only in rank to the King. Now, I've seen some criticism of ...
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21k views

Significance of Matthew 7:7 in Imitation Game

I don't understand how the Bible passage (Matthew 7.7) let Alan Turing to identify the Russian spy on the team in The Imitation Game. Can anyone explain (in some detail?)
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Why did David choose to ingratiate himself into Caleb's family?

In The Guest (2014), a photo proved that Caleb and David were some sort of comrades during their service with the US armed forces, so it made sense that Caleb's family would welcome David. However, ...
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140 views

Identify a sci fi movie or TV show about aliens, ships government conspiracy

It may has somthing to do with the Roswell incident and area 51. The US military personnels tried to hack the ship, causing twins with super spiritual powers died. In the plot, some hollywood ...
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441 views

College comedy with boys in drag

I don't remember the name of a college comedy that I saw parts of the other day. I believe the title contains the word 'private' in it. The movie had an Animal House type of feel to it. It must be ...
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120 views

In the movie, Stranger By the Lake, why did the heavy guy (Eric) lead the killer on?

In Strangers By the Lake, why did Eric (Patrick d'Assumçao) confront Michel with accusations, and then entice him into the woods, knowing he was a killer?
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132 views

Help identifying a terror series that looks like an older version of the X Files

When I was young, I used to watch a terror/fantasy series that was in the vein of the X Files, but before that show was aired. From what I can recall, the series seems to be from the late 80's early ...
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87 views

What is the reason that the air order and the DVD order of a tv show is different?

Some TV shows the order of the episodes on the DVD and the order how the episodes where aired is different, e.g., Freaks and Geeks. The fact that on thetvdb there is a field "DVD order" implies more ...
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1answer
197 views

Why does Louis give the interview?

In Interview with the Vampire (1994), the present day action is that Louis gives the interview about his whole life as a vampire, but at the end he leaves for good without taking the blood or ...
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45 views

The Twilight Zone - Mr Denton on Doomsday

I thought a lot after watching the Twilight Zone episode "Mr. Denton on Doomsday". I think that this story is similar to the state of and relations between Russia and USA in the period: end of 1800s - ...
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230 views

Love triangle story in real country setting [closed]

The setting is really country (people almost live in shacks). The main female character is trying to catch the eye of one man (to change her circumstances... I think) and she has this friend (with a ...
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1answer
326 views

Babysitter Cop Film

A cop does sth. that has him suspended and sent onto a mission as a babysitter for a bunch of spoiled brats. Their father is dead, he was a scientist and has an underground lab that can only be opened ...
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Strange comedy involving aliens in a town

I'm looking for a comedy movie which is a little bit strange. I don't have too much details. It's about aliens, looking like bloody balls, that arrive to a town. In one of the strangest scenes, ...
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218 views

Girl ghost who kills guy driving

I really want to find the name of this scary movie I saw when I was younger. There was this ghost woman/girl who wore all white This young guy was driving in a highway at the night and crashed into ...
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58 views

A question about a line from World's Greatest Dad

in the movie World's Greatest Dad, we learned the fact that Andrew has asthma, then Robin Williams said: "Then he shouldn't be having milk products." Is this true or is it just a joke?
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185 views

I am trying to remember an old cartoon

The premise of the show seems to be competitive hand-to-hand combat, but this is from fuzzy faded memory. The character I remember is a reptilian humanoid. His one arm is a T-Rex head and his other ...
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Homeless man called “Yup Yup”

Homeless man called "Yup Yup" because that's all he says. Meets woman and begins to function. Also starts killing criminals and then 'innocent' people. Realizes he's on a moral "slippery slope". Name ...
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166 views

A man threatens a pianist having a concert with a sniper

I was at a home party with some friends last year and I remember clearly watching a movie, where a man with sniper threatens some pianist while having a concert. He would be speaking to him through ...
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131 views

Bourne Legacy and Paranoia?

I know The Bourne Legacy is an old movie but I just watched it. I actually really liked it. The performances are great, the story is a little convoluted but that's par for the course in the Bourne ...
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424 views

Why does 'M' miss the Cold War?

In Casino Royale, M is visibly angry and upset after Bond blows up an embassy. She mentions missing the Cold War, in the quote below. What about the Cold War does she miss? M: Who the hell do ...
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521 views

Was the “Dr Mann” they meet on the planet a transhuman version of KIPP and Mann?

The first thing that tipped me off was the scene in Interstellar where Cooper and Mann were wrestling and Cooper said there’s a 50-50 chance that your visor will break first, and Mann (without any ...
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270 views

Horror Cult Found Footage Movie in Asian school

(I think) Found Footage horror movie where a crew goes to a school (I think) somewhere in Asia. I think the crew lead reporter is female. I think there are scenes of classrooms with children in ...
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259 views

80's movie about a time-frozen town caused by a disease

What is the name of an old movie where these two people are looking around a town and everyone is frozen in time doing everyday activities. I think it was caused by a disease and I think a capuchin ...
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250 views

What is the movie all about Illusions where a group work together using whole US city

There is a group of people performing the illusions and they are constantly on the move to avoid capture by the police. The final grand illusion uses a whole city (New York? Las Vegas?)
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Movie about a family of superheroes or spies

This movie is about a family of superheros and something happens and the parents don't think the youngest kid is quite old enough to help There's an under ground hanger where their special spy "toys" ...
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1answer
145 views

Python-esque film set in boarding school and/or possibly army camp?

I saw a British comedy in the early 90s, but believe it to have been made in the 70s or 80s judging by the look of it. It was very Python-esque and may have even included some of the Monty Python lot. ...
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1answer
435 views

Guy goes to insane asylum, escapes and ends up on the beach

I don't remember how it starts, but I remember this guy was having trouble with his wife. For some reason he ends up in mental institute or asylum. Anyways, when he gets there, there is this fat guy ...
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Do the “miners” on Gold Rush make money other than the gold they find?

The TV show Gold Rush is wildly popular. Does anyone know if the miners make money from the advertisers, have endorsements with the equipment manufacturers, are they compensated by the Discovery ...
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In the movie American Sniper, does the final sniping sequence make sense?

The question might contain spoilers In the last part of the movie American Sniper, Chris Kyle is seen aiming towards the hiding spot of Mustafa (the Butcher's sniper), and just before shooting the ...
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Was there any mutual inspiration between Copper and Ripper Street?

While I've admittedly only seen a few episodes of Copper yet, on a first view it seems to be basically the Americans' Ripper Street (or Ripper Street the British Copper, however you want it). While ...

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