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How come “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” survives?

I have 2 questions to ask. Considering the tough market in Bollywood distribution of movies. How come Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) crossed 1000 weeks. I feel there are many other love stories ...
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564 views

Succubus comes to Earth and falls in love with Doctor

I've been trying to find a movie which was about a succubus (kind of female demon from hell) and she somehow got out of hell I think and she met this guy who was a doctor working in a hospital and ...
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1answer
272 views

When is it safe to watch The Hobbit while reading the book? [closed]

So, I've read that the first movie covers the six first chapters of the book, and it features some parts from LOTR (either book or movie, I'm not sure). But since I'm still reading The Hobbit (book), ...
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1answer
100 views

Movie in which teenagers learn/train alone in black environment

I've seen a space related movie where teenagers learn/train alone in a dark room that has reversed cone-shaped holes, each kid being in one. They learn very fast and if I remember right they compete ...
3
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2answers
23k views

In Unbroken, how were the actors made to look malnourished?

After the two plane crash survivors are rescued from the ocean, they are brought to a small concentration camp in the jungle. At one point, both men are brought out into the light and appear severely ...
2
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1answer
387 views

WW2 TV series about evacuation during bombings. set in england

i am looking for a tv series we used to watch in junior school about world war two. all i can remember is that two or three children were evacuated to the countryside after their house got bombed. ...
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1answer
182 views

Heroine avenges her sister's death by stealing diamonds from villain with hero's help

I've seen a movie in my childhood, which I liked very much but I don't remember its name. In the beginning some men killed a girl who was involved in some kind of smuggling. The heroine was avenging ...
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1k views

What is the meaning of showing the tapetum lucidum (eye glow) of the replicants?

I just saw Blade Runner on the big screen for the first time in twenty years. There were many details that I saw for the first time. One of these details happens whenever we see a replicant. They are ...
2
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3answers
578 views

How does PK know better than Jaggu?

In PK movie, PK knows about Jaggu's boyfriend that he didn't cheat/left her in Belgium. But PK only read the mind of Jaggu. PK didn't know about Tapasvi's lies. How does he know that Sarfaraz still ...
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1answer
427 views

Which movie scene is it where sniper takes a shot through a moving exhaust fan to save a hostage?

I have searched best sniper movie scenes but couldn't find this one. This is an ultimate shot taken by the sniper to save the hostage. In this movie sniper is sitting pretty far perhaps on roof top ...
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1answer
284 views

1940-60s movie about a priest who dates a woman

In the 60s I saw this old movie on tv about a guy who was studying to be a priest or pastor who wore a collar or maybe he was on some kind of break. He meets a woman and does not tell her that he is ...
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109k views

OK so what the hell happened at the end of Birdman?

Birdman is a very innovative movie. The cinematography alone is brilliant, capturing the spirit behind the scenes at a Broadway Theatre. And the screenplay seems, in part, an interesting view of ...
5
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2answers
305 views

Why does Wahyu kill Dagu?

Near the end of The Raid (2011), the lieutenant Wahyu and Dagu reach the boss, then Wahyu kills Dagu. But he is not on the boss' side (and later kills the boss anyway) so why kill his comrade?
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1answer
321 views

Was Loki's spear manipulating the Avengers?

While the entire group was on the heli-carrier (or whatever it's called) everyone was in Banner and Stark's lab, and they began arguing, some making rather uncharacteristic remarks. The fight ...
2
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1answer
949 views

Sci-fi movie in which life expectancy of a child is determined at birth

The only scene I remember from this movie is that a woman gives birth to a child in a somewhat futuristic looking hospital. Once the baby is out a nurse holds a small hand-held device up to the baby, ...
9
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1answer
288 views

Which material are fake eyeballs made off?

I recently watched the Kill Bill movies. In both movies Beatrix plucks out an eye from an opponent (Elle Driver and one of the crazy 88). I'm curious about which material fake eyes in Kill Bill (or in ...
3
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1answer
3k views

“Song”/Theme played in Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies

What is that theme/song called that Bombur "plays" when sounding the horn of Erebor and/or the humans play in honor of Thorin (after it "all over")?
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329 views

Why do TV shows sometimes change the intro mid-season?

I've noticed with a few TV shows (most recently White Collar) midway in both season 2 and 3, the intro has changed. I'd have thought they would have sent all the episodes to the TV station at once, ...
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1answer
109 views

Struggling writer gets his first book published because of his Daughter

The person is a struggling writer. He somehow had to take care of a six year girl child (which he didn't like initially) but soon started liking her company. The six year girl seems to be pretty ...
3
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1answer
60 views

Is Suburgatory's characterisation of the NY suburbs remotely correct?

Suburgatory is a TV show about a teen girl and her family who move from inner city Manhattan to a outer-suburb (unnamed). The suburban people are shown as incredibly affluent. Lots of expensive ...
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1answer
458 views

Movie about kids entering an old mansion and finding a bottle/lamp

I can't remember clearly about this movie... Maybe it was a 80's or early 90's movie, I can't remember since the last time I watched it was on TV and I was probably 7 or 8. There was these kids ...
2
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1answer
153 views

Filmed in Deland Florida in early-mid 1990's?

My ex-in-laws were renting a big, three story yellow house on Howry Av, a couple blocks from downtown in the 90's. There was a movie filmed there about an all black group of soldiers in, I believe, ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Father starts relationship with son's girlfriend

Well it's an old movie. probably late 80's or early 90's. Key things I remember are as follows: There is mom, dad and son. Son has a girlfriend. Dad and son's girlfriend start to get close and they ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Why Budd buried Beatrix with a flashlight?

I recently watched the Kill Bill movies. In Vol. 2 in the texas funeral scene Beatrix Kiddo is buried alive with a flashlight. But I don't understand why Budd gives Beatrix the chance to see something ...
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2answers
382 views

Home invasion horror thriller movie ID

A movie about a home invasion. There were more than 2 men. It was at night and there was a family: a father, mother, teenage daughter, and younger brother. I can remember a scene when they were all ...
3
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1answer
142 views

Man finds out his lover is really a man?

I believe I remember secretly watching parts if not an entire movie with my parents when I was a child, unknown to them. Unless I dreamed about this and it didn't really happen. In the movie there's a ...
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0answers
135 views

References to Voyager 1 / Cassini photographs?

Voyager - a famous interstellar mission - produced pictures after passing Saturn. To me it seems too much of a coincidence that a shot in the film Interstellar featuring a distant shot of the space ...
3
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1answer
258 views

How to describe the music that appears in the background of EVERY Egyptian related scene?

I was watching Sherman and Mr. Peabody, and in the Egyptian scene they started to play that prototypical Egyptian background music that sounds like a mixture of sitar and flute. It is very hard to ...
2
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1answer
86 views

Movie about an Australian trucker with psychiatric problems

The Hero: an Australian trucker with mental problems whose wife has left him. The Heroine: lives with her pregnant sister and brother-in-law, has had an affair with brother-in-law. The sister finds ...
3
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2answers
364 views

90s TV series with hidden camera?

I'm looking for an English TV series (USA) which I love but I can't find it. It was taken in 90s, I think, and it was about a boy who had a lot of hidden cameras in his house. He knew what his sister ...
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1answer
25 views

Question concerning a “scope conflict”/“turf war” in the movie “Lock Up” (1989)

I'm not a native English speaker, so sorry for my English. A few months ago I've seen the movie "Lock Up". There was a "turf war" (how to say this in formal English: "scope clash/conflict"?) The ...
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1answer
381 views

Sci-Fi movie where woman flies a ship through a star

My best guess is that this is an 80s or early 90s film. It could be earlier than the 80s, but definitely no later than the early 90s. All I can recall from the movie was that there was a very intense ...
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2answers
209 views

What is the significance of the pink phone in “The Great Game”?

I would like to know why does Moriarty go through so much trouble to make a replica of the phone from "A Study in Pink" in the Sherlock episode "The Great Game"?
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1answer
345 views

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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1answer
158 views

Why is the shopkeeper so rude?

In downton abbey when bates goes to the limp corrector, why is the shop keeper so rude to him saying "as I make it and advertise it will I say no?" Is it because there was no customer service back in ...
3
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1answer
201 views

What are Walker guts made of?

What are people in The Walking Dead really using to make it seem like they are rubbing Walker guts on themselves to stay hidden from Walkers? Are they using like BBQ sauce or something?
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2answers
363 views

TV show about pseudo-science and paranormal activity

I'm looking for a TV show that was broadcasted in my youth (late 90s, early 00s) on a Belgian Children's TV Network although it definitely was definitely a show that originates from the English world (...
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1answer
571 views

Horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s Man spirit traped inside a Mirror

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a man spirit trapped inside a mirror, that mirror crashed and his spirit can be seen in the fragments of it, it possessed ...
2
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1answer
114 views

Does the cats' anthropomorphization have any implications for our human reality?

The world of Felidae presents us with cats that seem only mildly anthropomorphized, in a phsychological way rather than physiologically. They are more or less as intelligent as average humans, self ...
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2answers
704 views

Time travel movie with a loser watching an apple rot, and there are moon people

I'm trying to find a movie which I watched around 2008-2009 winter with the following details: The story starts 50-200 years before today. There is no electronic devices around. The protagonist was ...
5
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1answer
519 views

What's the point of the old people's interviews in When Harry Met Sally

Why did When Harry Met Sally ... (1989) occasionally show interviews of random old couples retelling their love stories? Is there a name for this technique? I noticed that there was a time jump after ...
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1answer
178 views

Blond man who beats people and fights crime [closed]

I'm trying to identify a movie but I only saw the trailer. I believe the premise of the movie is a guy in a fight club type setting (but it's not Fight Club) who begins to act out his imagination, ...
3
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2answers
144 views

Nomination vs Won

I would like to know the difference between "nominated" and "won" with regards to movie awards. From what I understand: Won : The actor has received the award. Nominated : The actor has not yet ...
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1answer
174 views

What happened to Buttercup in Kingpin?

In Kingpin (1996), Buttercup was originally a tall horse and then after Roy removed the shoes, somehow the horse shrank Apparently, I missed the joke. Can someone please explain?
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1answer
140 views

When does Patrick Star teach the art of relaxing?

I was watching SpongeBob SquarePants with my daughter a few years ago and there was this episode where Patrick Star teaches the art of relaxing; the zen of keeping his mind blank. I'm trying to find ...
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1answer
101 views

Why are “we fucked” “if Esperanza gets to a country with no extradition treaties”?

In "Die Hard 2" (1990), when John realizes that his newest terrorist friends are trying to rescue Gen. Esperanza, he says: If Esperanza gets to a country with no extradition treaties, we're fucked....
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3k views

Is James Bond explicitly described as caucasian in Ian Fleming's books? [closed]

There is currently some controversy over the subject of James Bond's race since a minor celebrity has stated that Idris Elba would not be a good casting choice because James is "caucasian". Was James ...
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2answers
86 views

Did Sesame Street use to contain “Monster Time”?

I feel like when I was a child (not that many years ago), Sesame Street had something called "Monster Time" towards the beginning of the show. If it existed, it was dropped around 10 years ago, I ...
6
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1answer
9k views

Why is the “STAY” message sent in Interstellar?

In the movie Interstellar, why does Cooper send the “STAY” message? When Cooper winds up in the tesseract (event Z), there are two related events that are in his past that he knows about: the ...
3
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2answers
195 views

Why was Elsa an enchantress?

I must have missed it while watching the wonderful film Frozen. Why was Elsa an enchantress? How? Why wasn't her sister too, then?

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