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Did Batman Beyond's version of Superman have any inspiration from previous works?

In Batman Beyond S03E06/07, Superman appears in a very different version of his costume and looks a bit older, as shown below: But it was never made clear why he is wearing such a different costume ...
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Engineering related TV show (Probably British) aired around 2006-07?

Note: It's not Discovery Channel's "The Big Brain Theory (2013)" Or the "Rough Science". Both shows sound pretty similar. The show I'm talking about was aired around 2006-07 (but I'm not sure) I'm ...
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Trying to remember the name of an avant garde movie from the '70s

So, I remember watching this film for an avant-garde film class a few years back, but I can't remember its name. I'm pretty sure it was made in the '70s (though it could have been from the late '60s ...
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Trying to remember a Japanese film about kids who were abandoned by their mother

So, some years back, I remember watching this Japanese film about a young(ish) boy (pre-teen to early teen) and his siblings (two sisters, I think). They lived with the boy's single mum in her ...
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If most humans tend to be eaten before being turned into zombies, how are most of zombies intact?

Shouldn't many if not most zombies in The Walking Dead have their guts spilling out and the majority of their tissue eaten? Do zombies have a maximum capacity for food - after which they'd rather give ...
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How did Cooper send a formula through the watch as Morse code in Interstellar?

How Cooper did send a formula through the watch as Morse code in Interstellar? There are no translations for the mathematical symbols she writes down on the board after getting the "formula" from ...
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Why would Pops help build Cyberdine instead of just destroy it?

In Terminator: Genisys, Pops explains that he has detailed knowledge of Cyberdine's security systems because he "helped build it". Why would Pops help build Cyberdine instead of just destroy it?
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Horror movie from the 90s with a kangaroo hunter and a chemical agent

I am looking for a horror movie that I saw as a teenager in the 90s. So it is probably from the early 90s, maybe 80s. It was about a family living in a rural area, and some chemical agent was ...
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Looking for title of 70s or 80s French police film

I think the film was a French policier. It starts with a bank robbery. The visitors of the bank have to put brown paper bags over their heads. When the money doesn't come fast enough, the robbers ...
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About the “whacking” scenes in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas

This whole sequence in Goodfellas baffled me. Why was DeNiro's character Jimmy allowed to betray and slaughter every member of his crew, including one of their wives (which I thought was taboo) ...
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Identify a 90s show about ruthless careerist

I saw a show in the 90s about a young man who gets an entry level job (admin or maybe data entry) in a big corporation. He quickly climbs the corporate ladder by manipulating, backstabbing and ...
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Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill people....
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Assisted Reproductive Technology or Masturbatorium

Looking for a movie where there's this couple who I infer has difficulty conceiving naturally so they go for artificial means. They go to some place called a masturbatorium or something to that ...
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Was the absence of black people in Jacques Tati's Play Time normal at that time and just a reflection on social norms of Paris?

The movie Play Time by director Jacques Tati is generally regarded to be his masterpiece. However one thing that a kind of puzzled me is that there were absolutely no black people in the movie besides ...
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Documentary: Man climbing big tree with rope to get honey

I remember watching a documentary about 10 years ago in a culture anthropology course where a man gets rope around a tree and then starts climbing it (huge, like as tall as Sequoia) and as he's ...
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80s/90s Sci-Fi TV show about an alien with a small flying friend

I saw a live action TV show when I was a kid and I can not remember the title and I only have vague memories of it. It was running at the end of the 80s, beginning of 90s. It is a science-fiction ...
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Movie about a serial killer 'in-training'

I'm looking for this horror movie I watched quite a while ago, not exactly sure when, maybe ~2006? Might be later too, really don't remember. It's about this guy who wants to become a serial killer ...
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Horror movie with a boy swapped at birth whose biological parents are both murderers

I saw this movie on TV 20 years ago. Prologue: A mad woman trades a baby in his cradle with her own newborn. She is charged by police for murder and imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital. The newborn ...
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What is the reason for having Becky as the target of the Salesman?

In Sin City Josh Hartnett portrayed the Salesman. It is assumed that he killed the hooker "Becky" by the end of the movie. I reviewed this Sin City movie, but couldn't find a logical reason why she ...
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Movie about a guy with a Macintosh that he can comunicate with vocally

I saw this movie in the early 90s. Color, English, USA. The protagonist has a Mac that has a face of a man. This man talks back and forth to his owner. At some point, the protagonist tries to ...
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What happened to the second Barry in Rogue Time?

At the end of Out Of Time, Barry has to run so fast that he accidentally jumps back in time by approximately one day, and becomes the doppelganger he had seen running alongside himself the day before.....
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Why doesn't the temporal agent recognize himself?

I have two very related questions about the movie Predestination and the way in which the main character was unable to recognize himself: As Jane undergoes surgery and becomes John, John looks into ...
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Why does Teddy arrive on Shutter Island by boat?

I'm having troubles with the beginning, we all know what the ending should be as explained perfectly here But I simply cannot get my head around the fact he arrived to the island on a boat if it was ...
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How realistic is the tornadoes in Into the storm 2014

Specifically Pete, when he flew inside the tornado in his car. Can it be possible to survive such an extremely high fall like that.
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What happens when the Nazgul breaks the stick of Gandalf?

During the Rohan war in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, there is an encounter between Gandalf and a Nazgul. As far as I remember the Nazgul breaks the stick of Gandalf. I need to know ...
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Why did Galadriel say “I will diminish”?

In the Fellowship of the Ring, after Galadriel is tempted by the ring, she says, "I passed the test. I will diminish...and go into the West...and remain Galadriel." What does she mean by saying that ...
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Is this a mistake in The Imitation Game?

In explaining how hard it is to crack the code of the Enigma machine, Cumberbatch' character says in The Imitation Game: There are 159 million, million, million possible Enigma settings. All we ...
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Is this an homage to Trading Places?

In episode 6 of Unbreakable Kimmy there is a scene where the rich daughter's friends are sat around a fountain (at about 18:30 into the episode) and a girl says 'and she stepped on the ball' ...
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Why is not a single grounder deformed in The 100?

Due to the radiation, at least some of them should have been deformed. The people in the desert produced deformed offspring, and the deformed were outcast, or killed. But all grounders are very ...
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What is the machinery at the top of the elevator in Mission: Impossible?

Towards the beginning of the film Mission: Impossible, the first person on the team to die is Jack. He's on top of the elevator when it starts uncontrollably accelerating towards the top of the shaft....
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Why does Nina Myers call Palmer in episode 22 to help save Jack from the Drazens?

I've been watching season 1 of 24 for the third time, and trying to work out if Nina's behaviour does add up to the season's final plot twist. This question pretty much explains everything: Why did ...
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Chuck Norris entry in Expendables 2

In Expendables 2... the scene where Chuck Norris enters. There are villains everywhere. They all suddenly get machine gunned down and a rocket takes out a tank. Since no character really cares to ask ...
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Identify an American TV Show Car Chase - Aired in early 2000's

The American TV show was staged. It was almost like a game-show in which they drove to an isolated or abandoned town, and a "criminal" would be selected. The criminal could select to be in any type of ...
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Is Deckard a replicant?

I've heard it said that Deckard (Harrison Ford) in Blade Runner is a replicant. I don't remember it being made clear either way. Is Deckard a replicant? What evidence is there either way?
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An early 2000's action movie set in wilderness

Genre: Action, martial arts Language: English (US, 95% sure) Movie seen in between: 2000 - 2004 Aired on: Star Movies (India) Characters description: Three characters who play major roles in the ...
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How was the opening scene in Fight Club made?

In the opening scene of Fight Club (1999) there is a visual journey through the Narrator's brain showing the "synapses". How was that scene made?
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How exactly did Summers, Shelby, Abernathy organize their slavery empire?

In the TV series Bates Motel (2013), Keith Summers, Zack Shelby, and Jake Abernathy made asian girls to slaves and sold them. How exactly was this organized? In particular, what was the ...
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70s movie where fatally ill wife is frozen to be thawed when her illness is cured

There was a movie (released around 70s or early 80s I think) where someone's wife was fatally ill. She was frozen to be kept alive, until a cure is available. Much later, a cure was found, and she ...
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Question regarding the finale of White Collar

Sorry for the vague title, but I couldn't think how to word a title without spoiling something, so full spoilers ahead in this question. At the very end of White Collar, it turns out I'm just ...
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Identify this thriller revenge movie

If I remember correctly, it is a movie about a man getting revenge by killing off another family. The main character is short and caucasian. It begins with him being shown as a homeless man with a ...
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French movie about 3 proofs of love, one of which is to kill someone

I'm trying to find out the name of a french movie, in which a guy falls in love with a young girl. She is not an average girl, and is a bit crazy (in a relaxed way), with dyed hair (I don't remember ...
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Consistent explanation of Enemy

I'm looking for an interpretation or explanation of the events in Enemy (2013) that takes into account all of the following: The poster which indicates that at least some parts of the film take ...
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In Season 3 finale, did Brody really mean to finish the mission or only after he have the chance?

Brody learned that the CIA wants him gone after they think that the mission failed. He then comes to Abu Nazir's wife, Nassrin, and convinced her to setup an emergency meeting with Danesh Akbari by ...
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Nazi who's a self-hating Jew

Here is the plot of the movie whose title I am looking for. The main character is a nazi that is actually a self-hated jew; during the movie he becomes more and more involved in politics, but he also ...
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Do electronics devices get aged?

Why is ageing effect limited to only living organisms in Interstellar? Would electronics gadgets too get aged? I mean performance must get worse over the course of time. I think TARS and other ...
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Was Crucial Evidence Missed?

tl;dr Why was the question of the gunshot wound received by Childers never included in his hearing? I'm referring to the film titled Rules of Engagement, released in 2000 and starring Samuel L. ...
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Ending of Mr. Nobody

A simple question. At the end of Mr. Nobody Nemo decided to abandon both parents, how is it possible that he met Anna in the future? I can't figure out how he could've met Anna since Anna will be ...
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What was the first website to be created specifically to promote a movie

I'm trying to figure out what the first instance was of a website being created specifically for a movie. I've narrowed it down to Star Trek Generations (1994) and Stargate (1994). I was pretty sure ...
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Babysitter with fake child

I am sorry this might be very vague but I just cant find the movie. It's about a girl who becomes babysitter for her neighbor (single "mom", I remember her as an Asian woman I think), but the weird ...
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Why was Amy postponing the inevitable and was it inevitable at all?

About half-way into Gone Girl we learn that Amy's disappearance was a staging carefully prepared by her to take revenge on her husband by having him convicted, and ultimately excuted, for supposedly ...

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