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The Reaping alternate soundtrack [closed]

I liked 'The Reaping' film, however the John Frizell soundtrack seemed a safe choice compared to the usually suspenseful work of Philip Glass which was rejected for some reason. Why was the original ...
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Why does Hutter alone survive the vampire bite?

In the German silent film Nosferatu (1922), the vampire Count Orlok bites the guy Hutter. But then how come he alone survives while all the other people who have been bitten by that vampire die?
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What is the CBI in the Mentalist?

The CBI in the mentalist stands for California Bureau of Investigation, initially I thought this was a regional office of the FBI, but it doesn't seem to be (no FBI-labelled jackets/body-armour ...
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Was Trevor really insomniac for a year?

I've just recently watched The Machinist and in the whole movie only once I heard that Trevor Reznik said he hasn't slept for a year. Was this really the case or he just imagined he hasn't slept in a ...
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Is there any relation between Johann Schmidt and Klaus Schmidt?

Klaus Schmidt is the main villain in the film X-Men: First Class and Johann Schmidt is the main villain in the film Captain America: The First Avenger. They are both seen to be Nazis during World War ...
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How does regeneration work?

I see that regeneration is like an energy pool, where you get power from a limited source to regenerate your or someone else's body. But, is the limit the same for all Time lords/ladies? Is there a ...
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Why were 2 episodes omitted from the “The Tick” DVD releases, and why was Season 3 never released to Region 1?

The cartoon "The Tick" had two Region 1 DVD releases: The Tick vs. Season One and The Tick vs. Season Two, but Season One is missing the episode "Tick vs. The Mole Men". Season Two is missing the ...
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What happened to the Mighty Orbots cartoon series?

I loved The Mighty Orbots show when it was broadcast decades ago. It lasted only one season and ended with a finale episode, which is unusual for cartoons. Was it always planned as a one-season show? ...
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Did the show Seinfeld come about in a manner similar to the way it was depicted in the show?

On Seinfeld, Jerry and his friend George proposed a show to NBC executives about 'nothing,' featuring his friends and people he knows. How close was the experience of Jerry and George getting 'Jerry' ...
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Why didn't Terrence Howard play Jim Rhodes (Rhodey) in Iron Man 2?

Terrence Howard played Rhodey in Iron Man but Don Cheadle played the character in Iron Man 2. Was there any particular reason why Terrence Howard didn't continue on in the role?
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Do Tom Hanks and Halle Berry meet on earth in Cloud Atlas?

Zachry (Tom Hanks) and Meronym (Halle Berry) meet in some possibly post-apocalyptic forest. And Meronym uses some kind of satellite dish to contact someone in space. Later they are shown not on earth, ...
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Camera shot with close-up next to farther away standing person

While watching Final Destination 3 I noticed a very characteristic camera shot. At a scene where the main character, Wendy, sits in her room at the computer (watching the supposedly foretelling ...
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Does Vinay know Anjali before meeting her at the jewellary shop?

At the beginning of famous Indian movie Jewel Thief(1967), Vinay (Dev Anand) is seen going to a Jewellery Shop & talking to the owner about employment.After being rejected, he steps out of the ...
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What does the carnie say?

In the Season 3 Christmas Special of Downton Abbey, after Daisy wins the gold sovereign in the ring toss, the carnie running the ring toss says something to his assistant that I couldn't understand. ...
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What was Daniel Craig's character's name?

In the movie Layer Cake, Daniel Craig stars as a drug dealer. His name is not mentioned throughout the movie. He was even credited as "XXXX", he also said near the end, that if you knew his name, you ...
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What film or tv show is being referenced in Psych episode Santabarbaratown?

At the end of the finale of Psych season 6, called "Santabarbaratown", Gus and Shawn have an exchange wherein Shawn says, referring to Dahlia Twon, "his sister, his girlfriend, his girlfriend, his ...
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Identify an 80's movie about a gun that makes people freeze in place

I feel like this is the only movie remnant from my childhood that I haven't been able to pin down. I have only vague memories from the movie, but what I recall is that it centers around a new ...
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What is “crimping”?

In "The Mighty Boosh", Vince Noir (Noel Fielding) and Howard Moon (Julian Barratt) have developed a kind of vocal play in which they seemingly talk rhythmic gibberish in an a cappella style. I'm not ...
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114 views

Flaming swords/on fire swords

What was the first film to use flaming/on fire swords? I'm most interested in when they're used in an offensive manner.
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Where does the name “Ewoks” come from?

Everyone knows that the cute, fuzzy critters from Return of the Jedi are called the Ewoks... but how does everyone know that? If you watch the movie carefully, you'll notice that they never use the ...
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How come Lauren isn't harmed during her relationship with Bo?

In the TV show 'Lost Girl', Bo is a succubus, and succubi survive by feeding off the sexual energy of others, which can lead to death of the 'food' during the process. Up until recently, Bo went a ...
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Video of Nikki killing thugs in Episode 1

Still going through Season 1, so please bear with me. When Nikki looks the video camera which was running when she had killed the thugs in Episode 1, all she sees is static. However, when she spends ...
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Where did this guy's body go?

In "...And the bag's in the river" (episode 3 of the first season): But we're not shown what happens to the body? Did Walt use the acid trick again?
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What is the Traitor's Motive?

In the movie Air Force One the terrorists use the help of a traitor from inside the crew/staff. But what was his motivation for helping the terrorists? This is really a key development in the movie. ...
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457 views

Upcoming movie about an android

At some point in the last year, I saw a preview for a movie at the theater. What I remember is a person dressed in a hoodie walking into a private bathroom at a gas station or something. The ...
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957 views

What is meaning of movie title “The Naked Gun”?

What is the meaning of the title "The Naked Gun" in the series of detective-spoof movies starring Leslie Nielsen? Is it a joke based on an existing detective movie with a similar name? Or perhaps a ...
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Why is she calling him a loser?

In the very last scene of Moneyball (2011), Billy listens to song that his daughter recorded for him while driving in his car. She changed the lyrics in the end, singing You're such a loser, dad, ...
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Where is Lost Girl supposed to be based?

I do not remember the in-story locale of Lost Girl ever being mentioned in the show, it is filmed in Toronto however, and in many scenes notable landmarks (such as the CN tower) can be seen which are ...
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What is the meaning of the line “This mustn't register on an emotional level”?

In the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes during the bare fist fight scene early on in the movie, Sherlock tries to leave the fight after but is then humiliated by his opponent who spits at him. He then ...
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367 views

Identify this film where a school girl's personal diary got so much attention

I remember a color film may be of 90's or more, where The main lead is a girl who writes every movement of her life in a diary but with little divergence. I mean she writes in the diary.. all the ...
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How old is James Bond?

I'd like to know James Bond's age window. He's been played by a wide variety of actors. What is the youngest and oldest Agent 007 has been portrayed to be?
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300 views

Martial Arts movie where fight takes place in gym

There was a Martial Arts movie I remember seeing as a kid that featured 2 male fighters; one was a serious fighter and the other was comic relief. The one specific scene I can remember is the final ...
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What Disney animated film was the first to feature blood?

Yesterday, my buddies and I were watching the movie UP, and in the scene where Mr. Frederickson hits the worker for moving his mailbox, the worker moves his hand to reveal blood on his head. One of ...
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Who is the lady in Cube 2?

I was left puzzled by the end of Cube 2: Hypercube: Was she undercover? Why was she shot? Me wonders if there is some explanation I missed, or if it was just deliberate non-sense mindfuck.
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380 views

Spaghetti Western with a blind man

I'm looking for a movie. It is a western, the main character is blind and it's a really good shooter. The man is in his 50s and is dressed in black. His finally battle is in a church with the noise of ...
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A horror movie from the 60s, egg-like object

My mother asked me to help her identify a movie she would like to rewatch. Her memory of it is sketchy at best though. The movie was released sometime in the 60s, it was in color and it was probably ...
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Why was Terry killed?

In Roman Polanski's classic Rosemary's Baby, Terry Gionoffrio throws herself from a window. Is it ever explained why she killed herself? Was she under some kind of spell or is it just a plot ...
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'Lost' follow along resources?

Going through the entire series 'Lost' again with my brother who hasn't seen it. One of the biggest aspects to the show was the week to week community and analysis of each episode. I was wondering ...
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Are there different versions of Aronovsky's Black Swan?

I recently watched Black Swan on TV. I've seen the movie in the theatre as well. I was surprised to discover that the nail skin peel scene wasn't in the TV broadcast. Is it possible I watched a ...
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Identify movie where alien with proboscis/trunk steps on someones head

I know the title sounds a bit weird but thats what i remember. I watched this as a kid, which was probably before or around 1990. Back then, i was pretty confused/scared by that scene. There was some ...
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Identify older than 1995 sci-fi movie with an alien referred to as Xenomorph

I watched this as a teen, so it is probably dated before 1995. If I remember correctly, one of the initial scenes was set on a space-ship and there were some heavy vault-like doors. I believe some ...
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Did Angier clone himself every time he performed, or did he just use one other clone every time he performed?

I always thought that Angier, like Bordon, cloned himself just once, and then, for his 100 performances, again like Bordon, used that one clone for the show. I did not think that he cloned himself ...
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Identify movie with quote “there is a pattern to predict the future”

I caught this film on TV for just just few seconds, but I do not know the name, only this quote in the prologue: there is a pattern to predict the future Can anyone tell me the name of this ...
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Is Django bullet-proof or immortal?

In the Movie, Django Unchained, there is a part where Django is in a big gunfight in Candy's House, he stands up and pulls his coat off and it looks like bullets fall to the ground, couldn't quite ...
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Crime-fighting insomniac who wears a bullet-proof trenchcoat

I remember watching this movie a long time ago, sometime in the 90s. All I can remember clearly about it is that this guy is an insomniac and never sleeps but at night he goes out and fights crime in ...
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What is the story behind Robert Langdon's Mickey Mouse watch?

In Angels & Demons and The Da Vinci Code, movies, the character Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) wears a Mickey Mouse watch and when somebody asks about it he never answers (or did i miss it?). The ...
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What happens to actor salaries around seasons 6-7 of a show?

Many successful (broadcast, United States) TV shows last about 5-7 seasons. Somehow I'd gotten this story in my head in which this was a combination of two factors: TV shows become more attractive ...
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Identify movie about high profile robbery

I really can't remember a movie that I saw years ago that is something like: Picture begin with a huge robbery to federal reserve or something and the two robbery perpetrators fought between them. ...
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Why do studios use Roman numerals in the copyright notice in the end credits?

© Time Warner Studios MCMXCVIII Something like this is almost always used at the very end of the credits creep in movies (and TV shows). But why the cumbersome use of Roman numerals? Why not just say ...
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How is Eduardo unaware of the progress on Face Mash?

In the movie 'The Social Network', in the scene after Fashmash has been created but the algorithm has not yet been coded, where Eduardo Saverin gets back to the dorm and talks to Mark about how he and ...

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