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2K versus Quad HD (QHD)

Is there a REAL difference or is it both the same. According to a German Wikipedia article 2K is a resolution with a width of UP TO 2048 pixels. Therefore 2560x1440 doesn't fit into this range. ...
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Best order to watch the Underworld movie series

The Underworld series of movies currently has four movies. According to Wikipedia, the movies were released 1, 2, 3, 4: but chronologically, they are ordered 3, 1, 2, 4 (3 is a prequel). In what ...
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Does Nina die in the final scene of Black Swan?

Assuming the final scene of Black Swan is not a hallucination, Nina injured herself some significant time earlier in her dressing room and danced two entire sections as the black, and then the white, ...
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horror movie - woman at a party has a pimple, and bugs crawl out of it

I'm looking for a stupid American horror film I probably saw in the 1980's. There is just one scene I remember: a woman is at a party, and she has a pimple. She keeps putting pressed powder makeup ...
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143 views

How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
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Who is Katniss' love interest?

Is Katniss in love with Gale Hawthorne or Peeta Mellark? I have never read the books, only seen the movies. There are various scenes in both The Hunger Games and Catching Fire that can argue both ...
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325 views

How did they get this shot in Metropolis?

How were the shots of the runners running towards the camera captured in Fritz Lang's Metropolis? Here's the shot: Was a dolly used? If it was, would it have been mounted on wheels only or would ...
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155 views

Bearded man in a tower jail builds a flying machine

I remember having seen a movie in my childhood (90s) that stuck in my head with the following associations of a scene: color-movie, somewhere between 70s and 90s seems to be an eastern European ...
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In the movie “Sleepers”, what exactly does King Benny do?

Bruno Kirby makes a point of telling the story of how King Benny waited 8 years to seek revenge on an assailant in his younger years. By the time Shakes goes to work for King Benny, he's an old man. ...
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Star Trek - Khan and Chekov

Why does Chekov say that he remembers Khan in "Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan" if in Star Trek TOS Chekov doesn't appear in the episode "Space Seed"? Also why is Chekov in "Star Trek Into Darkness"? ...
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348 views

Looking for the Title of a specific horror movie

Hey everyone I've been trying to find out the name of a certain movie I've been looking for for a while; maybe someone can assist: Things I remember: Couple moves into an old mansion. Movie is in ...
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1k views

Is there any indication in Sons Of Anarchy that it does not take place in the present day?

I'm just curious, because all the technology you see in that show seems older. The computers are always clunky desktops with floppy drives, and every cell phone is a flip-phone. You'd think at least ...
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What does “Yippee-ki-yay” even mean? [duplicate]

In the Die Hard series, John Mcclane often uses this phrase before delivering the punch-blow that exterminates whatever he's aiming to blow up. But Mcclane ain't from Texas or anywhere in the ...
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483 views

Why were “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings” movies released in reverse order to the books? [closed]

The one and only Hobbit book 'The Hobbit' was published on the 21st of September, 1937. The first Lord of the Rings book 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' was published the 29th of ...
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99 views

How did Nucky rise to power?

How did Nucky Thompson wrest power over Atlantic City from The Commodore?
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2answers
1k views

What cardinal rule did Marcus break?

In John Wick, in the scene where John Wick gets a call after Willem Dafoe's character (Marcus) gets killed, Viggo mentions that Marcus broke one cardinal rule What was Viggo talking about? What ...
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617 views

How were starfields / streaming stars created in the pre-computer era?

Starfields or streaming stars are ubiquitous to give the impression of movement of space crafts. I am thinking of flying directly and frontal into the starfield, as in the beginning of the intro or ...
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98 views

Please identify this (Almodovar?) movie

I remember 2 scenes from a movie that I think was made by Pedro Almodovar, probably in the 90s. In one scene, a pregnant woman complains to a friend about pain in her nipples (while they sit in a ...
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Who is the masked German Sniper near the end of the movie?

Recently saw the movie Fury and near the end of the movie when Don "Wardaddy" Collier gets shot by the German sniper. The German sniper initially wears a doorag/mask around his face and is revealed. ...
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91 views

How did Happy get holes in her clothes?

In the Scorpion episode "True Colors" as Happy and Toby leave the wine celler, Happy's clothes are fine, but in the next scene as they approach the van, Happy's clothes are swiss cheese. What ...
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294 views

Identify this courtroom drama for me

Definitely an American movie, probably came out in the last 10 or 15 years. I just remember towards the end the lead character, who appeared to have some kind of handicap (I think a stutter or ...
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1answer
363 views

Identify horror movie with four aliens attacking a small town

Summary: English language movie set in rural America. Saw it in the 80's, but could be a 70's movie. Had a B-movie vibe to it. Alien spaceship crashes in the woods next to a small town. The aliens ...
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1answer
117 views

surreal short film with 3 “nations” with primary color paint; shown at World Expo in 1986-87

There was a beautiful silent film I saw at the World Expo in Vancouver in 1987. In it, there are 3 "nations", each of which has its own color -- red, blue, and yellow. They are in a state of tense ...
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275 views

Animation where people are divided over numbers or letters

I'm looking for a particular movie which was about numbers vs letters where the supporting characters are either for letters or numbers and the boy hero in the movie learns to use both to defeat the ...
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214 views

Dying boy is cryogenically frozen and attempts to kill his parents once revived

It was a story about a family and they had a son who was really sick. so the parents cryonically preserved the boy until they found a cure. after all, they found the cure and healed the boy and the ...
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1answer
732 views

How do Ocean's 13 rip Bank of 500 million dollars in one night?

In the movie Ocean's 13, they rig every game in the casino in order for Bank to lose as much as possible. But once everyone is on a winning streak, Danny gives the green light to start the ...
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Star Trek TOS Season 2 - how long does the change in musical style last?

The tone of the music of Star Trek changed dramatically from Season 1 to Season 2. Whereas Season 1 was subtler (as subtle as it could be being a science-fiction show in the 60's), and the title track ...
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1answer
128 views

Which (godzilla/dinosaur) Monster movie is this?

I know there are about 35 of them out there. I watched it long ago, so not even sure if it is colour or black and white. since I am not sure if it is Godzilla, I am calling it monster. What I do ...
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252 views

Morning cartoon show from late 80s, early 90s; boy's family turned to stone

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a boy's family is turned to stone and he has to journey somewhere far away - is never like just around the corner - ...
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216 views

Is Billy the Puppet's laugh an animal sample or an artificial sound effect?

In the Saw movies, a laughing noise was played whenever Billy the Puppet appeared. You can hear the laughing noise repeated several times in this video. Is that noise an artificially created sound ...
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393 views

Robot is prize for winning arcade game, then tries to kill everyone?

A local teen gets the high score on an arcade game, and he wins a real life replica of the main enemy in the game. It arrives at his door one day. At first he and his (I'm pretty sure girlfriend, ...
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73 views

Group makes movie in protest against Hollywood

I remember seeing this movie from when I was young about a group of people making a movie (within a movie) which was made in a protest against (this is what it's about) hollywood. People in the movie ...
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Has this plot ever been done?

Is there a movie where the hero protagonist has an obvious advantage in terms of strength or technology, but against all the odds, ultimately succumbs to the under dog villain? I can't think of a ...
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1answer
692 views

Magic Trick perfomed at a theater and people wake up at a different place

I cant seem to recall a movie where a magician tries to perform a trick where he ends putting people to sleep and then these people wake up at a different place. There is a scene where these people ...
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1answer
122 views

Episode of Rugrats where Phil pushes Lil over and says it's because he likes her

This has been driving me crazy but I remember years ago watching an episode of Rugrats and Phil pushes Lil to the ground.. Lil responds with "why did you do that for?" Phil replies "Cause I like ya" ...
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115 views

Tigers or lions killing group of construction workers

Probably late 90s or early 2000 movie. Do not remember much other than, a group of people are supposed to build a bridge or a railway line in some remote area, where they take the help of locals. ...
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1answer
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Why did Cersei Lannister start a physical relationship with her brother Jaime?

In Game of Thrones, did Cersei Lannister not find anyone else in the entire King's Landing to satisfy her desires? At least someone other than her own brother to be the father of all her children? ...
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1answer
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Did cunnilingus actually happen in Basic Instinct?

In Basic Instinct, it seemed to me that rather using awkward props or various ways to fake it, it would have been logistically simpler if cunnilingus had actually taken place between Michael Douglas ...
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183 views

What is the website created by Walden?

In Two and a Half Men, Walden is an internet billionaire because Microsoft had bought his site and used it for their iPod killer, Zune, earning him a billion dollar bank account! What was this site he ...
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Why doesn't Walden kick Alan out? [duplicate]

In Two and Half Men, Charlie kept Alan around since they were brothers from the same mother. But why does Walden continue to keep him around? He's certainly not paying rent, helping and certainly not ...
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1answer
5k views

Who is the girl in the limo?

21 Jump Street scene, after Prom, where the baddies escape in limos and Schmidt and Jenko are chasing them in equally sized limos. But in their limo is some girl, drunk out of her mind, who Jenko ...
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1answer
200 views

Telekinetic villain incapacitated by mirror shard

So all I remember is the movie came out possibly in the 90s, was set possibly in the 50s or earlier. There's a villain who has telekinetic powers, but at the end a mirror shatters and a shard hits ...
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177 views

Name of kids TV show where dog was the messiah

This was a kids show which would have been on TVO (TV Ontario) around twenty years ago. It was a live action show, I think from Britain or Australia, as I recall them having funny accents. Now then, ...
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1answer
465 views

Getting a free meal at a restaurant by putting an insect in the food

Forgot the name of the movie, but as the title says, it's the only scene I remember from this movie. I also remember that it was a great movie, I think it was made for not so long ago. It was in ...
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1answer
75 views

Future movie with androids with guns on their arms?

I saw a movie in the late 90's on tv and have been trying to figure out what the name of it was. I believe it was an 80's movie and took place in the future. There was a group of soldiers with a ...
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1answer
152 views

Movie with ghost gunslingers that get shot but come back?

I've been trying to find this movie I saw on tv a long time ago (+10 years). I remember it took place in the mountains and there were like ghost gunslingers going after this one guy and a couple. I ...
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1answer
51k views

Does Nymphomaniac have real sex scenes?

I have just watched Nymphomaniac 2013 film. I heard the actors and actresses have real sex scenes. Is that true?
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259 views

How is the voice not distorted when Barry is flashing?

Am not a physicist, however, when Barry is running/flashing, he gets to talk to the team back in HQ - How? When he talks back to them, I have a feeling, his voice needs to be distorted, even if not ...
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Why do film studios buy domains of fictitious companies?

A few moments ago I saw an episode of 'The Blacklist' and recognized a sign with the address of an fictitious estate agent. My curiosity was to check the domain in the web browser. It seems that the ...
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1answer
161 views

Why do the people at the pub make David and Jack leave?

In the 1981 film, An American Werewolf in London, Jack and David are backpacking across the Yorkshire moors, when they enter a pub called The Slaughtered lamb at night. When they ask about the five ...

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