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Who kills the priest's dog?

In John Michael McDonagh's wonderful philosophical black comedy Calvary, a good priest receives a death threat during a confessional giving him a week to sort out his affairs. During the course of ...
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Identify a 70's TV show…

Back in the 70's there was a short lived adenveture series, in which Earth was almost destroyed after a nuclear disaster... 3 people (1 elderly, a young man and a young woman, and a monkey) rode along ...
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Was The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus a Suicide Note? [closed]

The question which I am asking could spoil the ending of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. I strongly, very strongly believe that this movie was the Suicide Note of Heath Ledger. So, the question ...
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Is there significance behind the visions in Enemy?

There are a lot of weird visions about spiders in Enemy (2013) and I was wondering if that signified something about the character?
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How does the Doctor go to Gallifrey in “Day of the Doctor”?

It has been said earlier that TARDIS cannot travel to another universe, but the Doctor travels to the TARDIS proff area by taking his TARDIS to the painting which is actually a pocket universe where ...
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Are the events depicted in FX's Fargo TV series really true?

The first episode of FX's Fargo series begins with the disclaimer- THIS IS A TRUE STORY. The events depicted took place in Minnesota in 2006. At the request of the survivors, the names have ...
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489 views

Animated cartoon series with entire civilization living in the center of the earth

Which animated cartoon series is this? It was from late 80s or early 90s featuring an entire civilization living either beneath the surface of the Earth or right in the center. The only thing I ...
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Closing credits for Brave: subtle nods towards Tangled and Frozen?

The Frozen Theory is fascinating, and very interesting, but this question is not about that. Anyway, in the Brave end credits there seems to be quite a few six-pointed sun symbols shown in the ...
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130 views

Looking for the title of a movie in the style of The NeverEnding Story

The main character was a boy who finds himself in another world, where a struggle for the kingdom is ongoing. I remember that he is subjected to a series of tests, including a dilemma (to test the ...
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How does Smaug know about the Ring?

I recently watched The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. In the movie, there is one shot where Bilbo enters the Lonely Mountain to find the Arkenstone and accidentally awakens Smaug. There is a ...
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Why was Harry's condition so different from his father's?

In the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Harry learns about his genetic illness when his father is dying. A few scenes later he's clearly struggling and later in the film he's very ill. However his father is ...
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261 views

Help identifying a comedy WWII movie set in Europe?

I saw a a comedy WWII movie on MTV in Hungary once and have never been able to find out what it was. I'd appreciate any identification. Basically, the plot consists of three guys (who seem to be ...
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335 views

Guy uses bike to recharge, and a guy who remains frozen most of the time

The two things I can remember is a guy with a bike who uses electricity to charge himself and a guy who has to remain frozen most of the time. Does anyone know which movie this is?
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Movie where a little girl dies and becomes a robot

I saw this movie only once back in the very late 90s or very early 2000s (2000 - 2001), I can't really remember when since I was about 5 years old at the time. This is a movie in which the protagonist ...
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165 views

Woman likes married man who kindly turns her down

I'm trying to identify the source of this scene in a movie or TV show: this was a TV show or movie from the 1990s or 2000s a younger woman is attracted to an older, married man he might have been of ...
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176 views

Please identify the movie: Joker looking guy with a gang of boys, ends up in psychological treatement against Cynical activities

Hero is leader of a gang that does lots of public destruction and gets psychological treatment not to do such activities.. later he goes into hands of the guy whose daughter was raped and killed by ...
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157 views

Identify film about Mother hijack the hospital to save her child

It is hollywood film, Story is: The child(i can't remember boy or girl) admits in hospital. The hospital does not treat her child because she can't pay the huge amount. A mother hijacked the ...
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255 views

Was Miss Gulch's 'theme' original?

In The Wizard of Oz, while Dorothy is still in Kansas before the tornado, the mean old lady Mrs. Gulch, from a couple farms over who rode the bicycle and kept threatening Toto had sort of a menacing ...
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1answer
717 views

@Midnight end credits

At the end of Comedy Central's show @Midnight they show the audience during the end credits. They seem to often show the same audience which includes sleeping people, and a couple furries (a panda and ...
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2answers
219 views

Trying to find this Horror movie

I'm looking for a movie that I just saw the preview for it must be 2-3 years old. The trailer is a group of friends end up in the night of the living dead movie. I think they end up in their favorite ...
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1answer
65 views

Why did they say the pageant was their first live show?

Multiple times throughout the movie Hairspray, they make numerous references to the Corny Collins show being broadcast live. So why, on the day of the Ms. Teenage Hairspray pageant, do they say it's ...
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861 views

Why don't we have more Disney prince stories?

I only know of a few Disney movies that center the story on a male royal lead: Robin Hood (sort of counts?) Hercules Aladdin The Lion King Atlantis (sort of?) I feel like it's been a long time ...
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4answers
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What was in the package Nicholson gives to Damon?

After Matt Damon's character in The Departed graduates the state police academy, he is picked up by Costello ("no more pencils, no more books"), and given a box as a graduation present. Though what is ...
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Was Nick Fury treated with GH-325?

During Captain America: The Winter Soldier... Nick Fury recovers from multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen within a relatively short space of time. Whilst we are shown him in an injured but stable ...
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What is this movie that features a “moon pool”?

A moon pool is a chamber, e.g. on an underwater habitat or a submarine, that allows access to the water. I am trying to think of a movie that features one. I remember reading about one in the Michael ...
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4answers
552 views

Why aren't there any animated movies of real life personalities?

When the technology became available, people in the industry would've found it easy to overcome some of the normal movie limitations such as: Studio and locations Impossible human actions Twins, ...
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Is it really possible to create a mind palace?

In Sherlock the BBC TV series the protagonist Sherlock and the villain Magnussen are able to recall information from their mind similar to searching for a file in Windows. Is this really possible? If ...
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137 views

Does anybody recognizes the movie with cops in white plastic armor?

I recognized the Gravity (2013 with S.Bullock) in this video, but I really interested which other sources used to make this video? I'm talking about these cops: http://youtu.be/ckokXlPXClU?t=23s (on ...
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28 views

Why does Ivan Sonneschein destroy his family's belongings?

In the 1999 movie Sunshine what was Ivan Sonnenschein's motivation to dispose of most of his family's belongings and souvenirs?
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3answers
335 views

Coming to America sparring scene; stunt men, or self-performed?

In the beginning of Coming to America, there is a scene where Eddie Murphy's and Arsenio Hall's characters engage in a sparring session with I think they would be bo staffs. Did they perform the ...
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1answer
156 views

Can't remember a movie

Looking for a movie possibly made in 1990's. All I can remember: Good interesting dialogue in a dining room setting. The "villains" had kidnapped the owners of the house and were tied up in a back ...
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1answer
458 views

1970s short film about pollution and a greenhouse?

When I was in elementary school, I remember seeing a film about a future of Earth in which it was so polluted that everything natural was dead and people had to wear hazmat-like suits and gas masks. ...
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2answers
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Do contestants receive additional unseen help as they progress?

In Masterchef, the contestants go from creating fairly basic looking dishes to much more complex dishes using tools & techniques such as Sous-vides, smokers etc. The presentation also improves ...
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1answer
139 views

Identify this movie: 90's - I believe

I saw this movie as a child and can only recall bits of it, but I had no luck searching for it, this is what I remember. A white family of aliens come to earth (mother, father, adult daughter). The ...
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1answer
489 views

How did Matt Damon's partner know he went to meet Leonardo DiCaprio?

In the end of The Departed, Matt Damon's partner comes to his rescue, shooting Leonardo DiCaprio's character along with the friend whom Leo had asked to come to Damon's arrest as protection. My ...
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Is “Life Is Beautiful” dubbed in English?

I'm Italian. In a discussion with some international friends, they mentioned that they have seen Life Is Beautiful in English, and I guessed it was dubbed. The production is Italian, and the actors ...
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What movie between 1970-1989 involves computer attacks?

What is the name of the movie (between 1970-1989) that involved programming/reprogramming/hacking computers to trigger or stop a (probably global?) war? I'm not sure whether the name of the movie ...
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1answer
155 views

Would the post office really deliver Santa Claus's mail to some guy claiming to be him?

A key scene in "Miracle on 34th Street" involves the US Post Office delivering -- to a man in a courtroom for a hearing regarding his sanity, who claims to be Santa Claus -- hundreds of kids' letters ...
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460 views

What is the meaning/symbolism behind the spider, when Jesse and Saul are waiting for Walt?

In the middle of the Breaking Bad episode entitled "Confessions", Jesse and Saul are waiting to meet Walt somewhere in the desert. As they are standing next to their car, the camera brings up a close ...
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6answers
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Why do Disney parents usually die?

It's well known that many animated Disney movie parents (at least one of a set) die, were never in the picture, or started the movie already dead. Is this just a financial thing (like in Toy Story), ...
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2answers
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Freddy Krueger with syringe fingers

I remember that in a scene of a Freddy Krueger movie, there was something that appeared to me very creepy, in that sceene there was a girl with holes in her arm, resembling suckers or mouths or ...
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How does Mike get back from the Himalayas in Monsters Inc?

When Sully and Mike are banished to the Himalayas they discover the closest village is a three-day hike away. Sully uses a sledge to get there quickly, then uses a child's closet door to return to the ...
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Why doesn't John use a silencer?

John Reese, is a highly trained ex - CIA operative working with Harold who is a billionaire. He can buy all kinds of weapons as we have seen. But I noticed that he never uses a silencer for any of ...
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1answer
67k views

What is in the protein bars in the snowpiercer

Yesterday I watched Snowpiercer and somehow I was a bit curious as to what was in the protein bars they made. It looked like insects.
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2answers
559 views

What significance does the James Bond theme have in the movies?

In Octopussy, an Indian man is snake charming, and when he sees James Bond is there, he starts playing the James Bond theme on his instrument. James Bond then says, "Charming tune" and gives him some ...
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2answers
244 views

Woman leaves temple to learn how to fight

I need help figuring out the name of the movie and the actress in this picture. I know its not a great picture but if anyone can help i'll be very thankful Details that I can remember: It takes ...
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What are the implications of Thomas Blackburn?

During Banshee Chapter... I'm not sure how this 'revelation' has any impact on the proceedings of the film, it doesn't seem to change anything, other than the implication that people are ...
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Sound of a next scene starts one moment earlier than video

I saw this several times in different movies, but I don't understand what is this supposed to mean. The main idea is when the scene is about to change, for one second or so we still see the picture ...
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1answer
252 views

Prisoners required to dig their own graves and then beheaded in the woods

In the late nineties, I was still a kid, I watched somewhere a VHS movie. Particularly there was a scene that impacted me and I might remember something about it. There were some kind of soldiers who ...
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1answer
1k views

What line was cut after “nobody's perfect” from Some Like It Hot?

The famous last lines of Some Like It Hot are Jerry (removing wig): I'm a man! Osgood: Well, nobody's perfect! However, if you watch Jack Lemmon (Jerry) carefully in the according movie ...

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