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TV show where main character can only see black and white

There was an interesting network TV show in the USA in the last ten years. It was canceled during or after its first season. It had something to do with law enforcement. The main character (possibly ...
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329 views

What's the deal with John From Cincinnati?

HBO had a series in 2007 called John From Cincinnati. It was weird and surreal. The main character (John) seemed to know nothing at the start, like a baby, and just mimicked people. He also had ...
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108 views

Son enters a competition for opening and closing doors

I watched it around the turn of the millennium and it was fairly new then. Classed as world cinema, possibly eastern European, black humour/drama, about a young boy entered into a door opening and ...
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383 views

What was the end conclusion for the movie The Man From Earth

The Man From Earth (2007) was really a good movie but what I quite didn't understand the end, why does Dr. Gruber die at the end and did it prove that John was God?
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Space-opera movie with Galactica-like ship and battles, ending with final battle/ambush on earth orbit?

I estimate movie to be from 1985-1995. It had strong (old)BSG aura. I am almost sure its original language was English (I encountered it in dubbing). I remember it as having quite good special effects ...
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432 views

Man buys a book on how to find ghosts

This is a movie I watched quite some time ago and I can't remember the title of it. I can only remember some scenes from it. (I'm not sure if everything here is accurate though). It's an Asian horror ...
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789 views

Robbery movie where thieves are trying to keep the police out of the crime scene?

What's the title of a robbery movie, where thieves are trying to keep the police out of the robbery site by giving them some calls about various things, like for example bomb in the park? I don't ...
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Season ending of Jericho

At the end of season 2 of Jericho (last season before it got shut down) are we as viewers meant to assume that hawkins is alive or dead? He was shot pretty badly and was bleeding for atleast 2 hours ...
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Why can't the two guys in Snatch use their replica pistols which they previously tested successfully?

In Snatch there's this well known scene where Vince and Solomon come to Bullet Tooth Tony and hold him at gunpoint and Tony immediately spots the replica inscription on the pistol side and says they ...
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445 views

Were the barn scenes in Transformers: Age of Extinction and Astronaut Farmer filmed at the same location?

Wondering if two scenes were filmed in the same place... I just saw Transformers: Age of Extinction and was struck by the barn where Mark Wahlberg's character does his tinkering. It instantly made ...
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178 views

In Hustle, why do they have rules for the long con but not the short con?

In the TV show Hustle, they have certain rules, including: You can’t cheat an honest man Always give the mark an out They also often claim that they aren't thieves, and they only take money from ...
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Was Raoul Silva M's son?

According to this article about Skyfall, Raoul Silva is M's son and that is why he hates her so much. Suddenly, it all made sense. Silva, thought to be in Hong Kong, was M’s son -- adopted, ...
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How was the whipping scene accomplished in Django Unchained?

In Django Unchained right after the 'I like the way you die boy' scene Django is whipping one of the Brittle brothers. When you watch the scene carefully we can clearly see that the whip is hitting ...
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234 views

Movie with blond woman possibly selling drugs, ODs

Sure it's from the UK 2000s but can only remember 1 scene. Sexy youngish blonde women with possibly russian accent, make up and big hoop earring sitting at a bar and a guy comes in (undercover cop) ...
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599 views

An old couple kill some young strangers happily

Personal Experience: This is probably one of the weirdest movies I have ever seen. Genre: Horror Production date: I have seen this movie at least 5 years ago. Obviously produced after 2001. Plot: A ...
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110 views

American / Canadian young man who leaves civilization

I once watched this movie where the lead character was a American/Canadian teenager who gets disillusioned with life/State of the world and leaves .. goes into the wilderness in search of peace or ...
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What format do movie theaters now use?

I know that in earlier times, feature films were distributed on large format tape, and these were what were distributed to theaters for showing. A given feature film would have several reels. The ...
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1k views

80's or early 90's futuristic/apocalyptic movie where girl doesn't know she is an android

I think it must be an 80's or early 90's film. I saw it on TV once or twice but never caught the name. All I remember is: It's set in a futuristic post apocalyptic setting. There's a girl about 20ish ...
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How much time passes during Season 1?

In the first episode of Orange Is the New Black they mention that Piper has a 15 month sentence. In the last episode of Season 1 it's Christmas. Are there any hints or comments I might have missed ...
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What mass is a 'teenth?

What is the mass of a 'teenth? Many characters in Breaking Bad use this term when referring to a small bag of crystal meth (which at one point, when Jesse is buying from the guys that arranged for ...
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217 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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Did Rose die at the end of Titanic, or was she dreaming?

At the end of Titanic, the camera pans across a group of pictures that showed Rose had lived a rich, full life (some of which was suggested to her by Jack - e.g. learning how to ride 'like a man'). ...
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Why did Rose throw the diamond necklace overboard?

In Titanic, the elderly Rose visits a ship searching for the Heart of the Ocean diamond, set in a necklace. Unbeknownst to them, she actually carries it with her. In one of the final scenes, a bare ...
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57 views

At the beginning of True Blood who knows about Sookie's abilities?

I've just watched the first episode of True Blood and I'm a little confused about how many people know that Sookie can read their thoughts. There's a scene with Jason where he becomes frustrated that ...
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166 views

Did Tony post guys outside of Happy's hospital room and have them require badges to get in?

Quote from Iron Man 3, emphasis my own: [as Hogan lies in hospital critically injured, Tony is sat in his room when a nurse walks in to check on Hogan] [...] Tony Stark: Uh...mind ...
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540 views

How did Jack Crawford know Clarice was in danger once the FBI realized the house in Illinois was empty?

When the FBI agent states that no one is in the house they checked at the end of The Silence of the Lambs, Jack Crawford looks worried and says Clarice's name, as if he's concerned about her safety. ...
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337 views

Why didn't Tony Stark take back his Mark 2 Armor that was used to create War Machine?

Iron Man 2 saw James “Rhodey” Rhodes take Stark’s silver Mark 2 armor and with the help of Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell) turn it into the heavily armed War Machine. For Iron Man 3, Marvel ...
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2k views

Why does nobody but Daenerys call themselves King (or Queen) of the Rhoynar?

In the A Song of Ice and Fire series, everyone who claims to be the rightful heir to the Iron throne uses the following title: [King or Queen] of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lord of ...
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391 views

Was there a Fifth Horseman?

In Now You See Me the legend says that The Eye only takes new members twice a century. When would Rhodes have been accepted? Certainly not fifty years ago. One might assume that his role in everything ...
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1answer
556 views

Is Dr. Alfred Jones autistic, or just 'English'?

In Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Dr. Alfred Jones (Ewan McGregor) is very, well, shy, or could be cliched proper English. The wiki suggests he is Autistic, perhaps with Aspergers. Is there any ...
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What is the History between Tom Quinn and Tessa Phillips

I'm re-watching Spooks and the first scene between Tom Quinn and Tessa Phillips is the following exchange: Tom: I thought we were supposed to share information. Do the words 'ports warning list' ...
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What foreshadowing was Corey Feldman's character referring to in Dream A Little Dream?

There's a scene in 1989's Dream A Little Dream where Jason Robards' character is talking to Corey Feldman's character "telepathically" via a dream. He's done this a number of times previously, but ...
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Why did American History X end so unexpectedly?

My understanding of how the story in movies proceeds is that the writer builds up the expectation of the audience and then concludes it appropriately. I did not see that in American History X. All ...
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1answer
1k views

Man wrongly convicted to death penalty, saved at the end

I found this site after googling for hours trying to find this movie that's are stuck in my head. It has been years since I have seen them and something recently made me think of them. Since then I ...
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1answer
672 views

What is the name of this 90's-2000's sci fi movie?

I remember little about the movie, but the plot was so: In a modern world, wizard or mages or sorcerers exist, and there are magic items. One very powerful item is a staff, which one family man has. ...
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558 views

What were the motivations behind the murder?

Why would Olenna want to poison king Joffrey in Game of Thrones season 4 before the marriage was consummated?
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222 views

Why was Mrs. Columbo unpopular?

The series Mrs. Columbo followed a similar formula as Columbo, but it failed as a series and I can't figure out why. It seems like the same show. Was it her personality? Was it the writing? I have to ...
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249 views

Blonde heroine in a lush place ties hair with glove and wears sari

Forgive me, I will be as detailed as I possibly can about this, but what I know of the movie is quite fuzzy in my mind. I remember a woman, with blonde hair living in what doesn't look like America, ...
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1answer
138 views

Trope for nonlethal force being used in film fight scenes?

Is there a particular trope identifying drawn out fight scenes in film and TV where the Villain resorts to using wrestling moves vs. the Hero: punches, bear hugs, and body throws, rather than more ...
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458 views

The origin of the loss of the Fourth Wall?

"The Fourth Wall", for the uninitiated, is the wall that separates the movie from the audience, allowing the audience to be spectators to the events depicted. Famously, the Fourth Wall was demolished ...
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1answer
118 views

Why blindfold nightwing when the alpha obviously doesn't need to look at a dragon's eyes?

I watched How to Train your Dragon part 2. It shows the alpha following the alpha because of it's mind power over them. This is emphasized when NightFury kills Stoick the Vast while under the enemy ...
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2answers
3k views

Are Sean Bean's characters more prone to die than others? [closed]

An image making the rounds on the Internet claims that Since 1986 Sean Bean has died in over 20 films and TV productions. He has been brutally killed by bow and arrows, handgun, ...
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1answer
458 views

Film on Ch 4 in mid 80s: Teenage boy runs away by stealing fathers car and meets girl, she has baby

This film was on Ch 4 in about 1984-85. Based in France I think. Rich kid steals fathers car and runs away. Ends up with a young girl living in a cottage. He gets some fish by waiting for the ...
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138 views

Movie about female treasure hunter

The movie was about a female treasure hunter. She was searching a scroll in a buried city somewhere in a desert. The scroll would lead her to some treasure. I believe there was a flashback in the ...
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132 views

B&W animation in which old Asian lady finds huge ship

I am looking for a colorless animation movie in which I only remember a scene: an Asian looking old woman comes across a huge ship. I think there were no sounds. The movie should be at least 5 years ...
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1answer
344 views

Who is in the painting behind Mycroft's desk in “The Empty Hearse”?

In the scene where Sherlock is talking to Mycroft after his extraction from Serbia, they are in a dark office. My presumption is that this would some kind of office belonging to Mycroft, and not ...
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611 views

Asian martial arts movie with two brothers

Basic story: I remember seeing this movie in the early 2000's. There are these two brothers training in a temple until their master lets them go to the city. Once they get to the city they try to make ...
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1answer
221 views

80's horror movie with vampires and werewolves

When I was a kid I remember I saw a horror movie which I would like to watch again now. I don't remember much about it, just some flashes... there was a man on a wheel chair, vampires and werewolves, ...
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3answers
1k views

Why such a complex plan to smuggle the poison to the Purple Wedding?

What was the reason for the complicated plan to smuggle the poison that killed Joffrey in Game of Thrones S04E02 to the Purple Wedding? It's not like there's TSA-style security at the entrance, right? ...
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2answers
3k views

Who is that girl who attacked Daenerys in the episode “Valar Dohaeris” (S03E01)?

I just repeat all the seasons of Game of Thrones, in the season-3 episode 01 (Valar Dohaeris) a young girl attempts to assassinate Daenerys with a scorpion-like creature and then disappeared. She is ...

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