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What are the powers of Sauron's ring?

Sauron seems to be able to build armies and enslave races just fine without his ring. Are there any mentions in the Lord of the Rings movies or books as to what the powers of the ring actually are?
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76 views

Aliens give man super enhanced memory

I watched a pilot episode for an american TV show, I believe it was on DVD in the UK about 2003 but I don't know if it had just been released. In it aliens had visited Earth and helped abolish war, ...
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Would the crew have made it back to Earth anyway?

When Kappa decouples the bomb from Icarus 2 in Sunshine the second shield protecting the living quarters of the ship floats away and the shield starts to break apart. Was this meant to mean that no ...
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575 views

Why didn't Natalie realise Leonard killed her boyfriend?

I had to see Memento several times including the chronological version to really understand it. It is one of my favourite movies, but even after so many views there is one thing I don't get. Why ...
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Why not use a camera instead of sending Sylvester in S01E02?

I was watching Scorpion. 4 genius working with intelligence to catch bad guys. Cool! But... In the second episode there was an unknown virus that was killing governor's child. So genius guys found a ...
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412 views

If Neo survived in the first movie, how come he didn't in the third movie?

In the first Matrix movie Agent Smith and Neo survived the green explosion from inside the agent. But in the third movie Neo and Smith both died as a result of the same attack in the first movie. How ...
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96 views

A kid about to become the heir of a huge wealth

It was a film about a kid; his grandfather died and his father was dead before. In the will of his grandfather, he became the heir to all his wealth but he should've done lots of tasks and as I recall ...
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841 views

What are the methods of including a character's thoughts in an audiovisual medium?

When adapting a written medium (such as a novel or comic book) to an audio-visual one, a common difficulty is presenting what the character is thinking on-screen, as most fiction is presented from the ...
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103 views

How Damien Echols survived Death Row in Devil's Knot?

How Damien Echols survived Death Row in Devil's Knot? Quote from the movie: Mr.Echols, you have been adjudicated guilty on three counts of capital murder as well, the death of Michael Moore, ...
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467 views

In the movie, “The Warrior's Way,” a Samurai drags the tip of his sword across the ground. Would not a Samurai need a sharp blade with which to slash?

In the movie, "The Warrior's Way," during the opening sequence, the protagonist of the story is seen to drag the tip of his sword across a wooden bridge and through a patch of gravel. In reality ...
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What's the distinct color grading in David Fincher's movies?

In most movies, there is a post shoot processing, which gives the movies a distinct look. Often this color grading is based on certain pre-defined presets or let's say themes. Now, every time I see a ...
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Is Gotham a post-apocalyptic city?

In the TV show Gotham, I noticed how it's always dark and the sky is always filled with dark clouds. Is the story in a post apocalyptic world?
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106 views

Man and his mother try to transport their gold bars in a portable house

I saw this film when I was a boy (about 20 years ago). I think it is American. The name of the film was translated into "money greedy guys" in my language. It's about a man and his mother who try to ...
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Usage of “The Sound Of Silence” in The Graduate?

In the movie The Graduate, the Simon & Garfunkel song "The Sound Of Silence" is used 4 or 5 times. There's even an instrumental version in one scene. I can't think of any other movie where one ...
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63 views

Why did they plug the drive into the network? [duplicate]

Any security person worth their salt would know that you don't plug a drive retrieved from a malicious source onto a network connected system. At least not connected to the uber-secure network. Why ...
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1k views

Was there a real Skyfall house in Scotland?

I was re-watching Skyfall, and saw that his parents' house was supposed to have been in Scotland. I was guessing right next to Hogwarts. So, the question is, is Skyfall house a real lodge/house in ...
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What was doing the stinging in Maze Runner?

What were the boys getting stung by in the Maze Runner? They say multiple times that, "No one has seen Griever and lived to tell about it." If that's the case then what's is stinging them? ...
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150 views

The Sopranos - Final Episode: Where is the proof that “Man In Members Only Jacket” is in fact credited by that name?

I can't find any video of the final episode of The Sopranos in which the character played by Paolo Colandrea is credited as "Man In Members Only Jacket" in the closing credits after the blackout, as ...
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417 views

What happens to the hard drive with agents' names in Skyfall?

Apologies for ripping off Honest Trailers, but that was something I didn't figure out as well from watching Skyfall and it bugged me: Silva stole the hard drive with names of NATO agents, presumably ...
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319 views

What does Dennis' daydream tell us about him?

In the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode where "The Gang Saves the Day" (S09E06), we have each of the different protagonists live through a daydream of the events following the ongoing shop ...
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201 views

Is episode S09E03 a comment on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's success at the awards?

In the 3rd episode of the 9th season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia "The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award" for the best bar. While the show is not particularly famous for referencing ...
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Why did Django kill miss Lara?

During the climax of Django Unchained, Django enters Calvin's house and he asks Shiba and the other black girl to say goodbye to miss Lara, after which he shoots her. Why did Django kill that lady? ...
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An old movie about a father who goes to the moon

I need to find this movie I used to love as a child and I've been searching for so long, without finding it. The movie is about a father who leaves his daughter to go to the moon (or outer space) and ...
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136 views

Who and why sent the box in the episode “The Boy in the Box”?

In the TV show "Cold Case", the investigation in the episode "The Boy in the Box" (2004) was initiated by someone leaving the box of memories of the murdered boy on the steps of St. Emilian's Church. ...
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Did Yona (Go Ah-sung) have supernatural/special powers in Snowpiercer?

In Snowpiercer Yona (17 year old girl) predicted many times what's behind the locked doors before they were opened. She predicted that the first compartment was empty. Then she shouted before opening ...
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Why is child acting legal?

In most industries, in most of the countries that produce most films, child labor is illegal. Not just highly regulated, or has special laws governing payment of the children, but illegal. Thus, in ...
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163 views

Swastika in Flashbacks?

In episode 4 of Manhattan, Frank Winter has a flashback while walking alone through the desert at night. He sees a dead german soldier lieing on his stomach. On the back of the helmet there is a ...
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What does the ending of the movie “Coherence” mean?

In the ending of the movie Coherence, we see that It would really be helpful to get a clear answer here!
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1answer
167 views

Connection between Children in Supernatural

I may have simply missed the line, and not have been able to find the location in the episode, but ... in All Hell Breaks Loose of Supernatural, Sam says that he knows how all the "special children" ...
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1answer
203 views

Supernatural Episode inspiration for Once Upon a Time

Is the episode Bedtime Stories from Supernatural the inspiration for the plot structure of the series Once Upon a Time?
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1k views

French movie about teacher having an affair

In this French movie, a teacher who is married receives a love letter from a mysterious lover. She is bored/upset with her husband, so she finally decides to meet him and they make love (the girl is ...
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3k views

Who put the Ojibwe phrase on the board at Tony's hospital room?

During the first chapters of The Sopranos season 6, there is a mysterious Ojibwe saying on the board at Tony's room which says: Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great ...
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208 views

Deadwood: Lamp the take

Have another Deadwood quote I can't place. The urban dictionary alludes lamp to various womanly and sexual things, but I can't find the whole phrase anywhere. In Episode 16, Requiem for the gleet, ...
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258 views

What was the letter written by Charlie before he died in Lost?

Charlie Pace is a fictional character on ABC's Lost, a television series chronicling the lives of plane crash survivors on a mysterious tropical island. Played by Dominic Monaghan. In the season ...
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TV show about a guy who can live forever

I went to a friend's place. There was this show that was on about a guy that once he dies, he wakes up in the ocean. I really liked it but I don't know the name. I would have asked my friend if she ...
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341 views

Mimi knows she has HIV but still wants to have sex with Roger?

In Rent, Mimi (Rosario Dawson) knows that she is HIV positive and still wants to have an affair with Roger. While he declines her offers because he knows that he is positive too and so he doesn't want ...
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552 views

How did they know 10 million dollars were taken?

In the movie Sabotage they steal 10 million dollars from the 200 million dollars and Arnold blows the money up. So how do the investigators know 10 million were stolen in the next scene when the ...
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715 views

When did Opening Credits become Closing Credits?

Can anyone point me to the exact (or close) movie or time period that began listing lengthy closing credits? I've seen plenty of B&W movies (and probably a few color ones) where all the credits ...
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101 views

Why did Jack leave some money for Walt? [duplicate]

Why did Jack leave a barrel of money for Walt? This happened towards the end of Season 5! Did Jack take pity on Walt because he was dying of cancer again? Or did he try to make sure Walt didn't come ...
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Why did Agent Thompson jump out the window after Trinity?

In the opening (and one of the closing) scenes of The Matrix Reloaded, Trinity jumps backwards out the window of a skyscraper shooting at Agent Thompson, and he immediately jumps out after her, ...
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In No Country for Old Men, who does Anton Chigurh work for (Why did he kill them?)

I just re-watched No Country for Old Men, and while it is implied that Chigurh is hired to find the money and kill whoever stole it, it is unclear who hired him. He kills the two men in the beginning ...
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How was Optimus able to fly?

At the end of Transformers: Age of Extinction, Optimus flies off with the seed to seek out the Creators. The question is, where did he get the ability to fly?
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447 views

Deadwood: a cheat, a broad tosser and a clip

I'm re-watching Deadwood, currently on Season 1 Episode 13, "Jewel's boot is made for walking". In this episode, Alma Garrett's father comes to town. While Alma, her father, Sophia and Seth Bullock ...
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4k views

Did the Ewoks eat the stormtroopers?

I read a cracked article today that implied that perhaps offscreen, the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi feasted on the bodies of the stormtroopers killed/captured, as they were about to do to Han Solo ...
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158 views

Who placed the crucifix under Regan's pillow in The Exorcist?

In "The Exorcist", Regan's mother Chris finds a crucifix under the girl's pillow and asks each member of the household staff if they placed the crucifix there. Is it revealed anywhere in the film how ...
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1answer
288 views

90's cop/detective movie

I saw the end of this movie movie (last 10-15 mins) in the early 90s. I don't remember the name of the lead/hero/cop/detective but it seemed like a good movie. The hero/cop/detective is dejected as ...
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619 views

Why did the gang not check the trunk of Walter's car in the last episode?

Why did the gang fail to check the trunk of Walter's car in the final episode of Breaking Bad? They should have been cautious, knowing Walter White is very smart. They only checked what's in his ...
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417 views

Boy comes back from the dead to date girl

It's an old movie maybe 80's or so. I can only remember these parts: Scene: In this movie I remember a scene where this dude likes a chick, I think this part is inside a store, and there's a thief ...
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What time era is presented in Gotham?

In Gotham, Gordan said that he participated in war, technology shown is not too old. But still which time era it represents looks vague. Is it ever said which time era it represents?
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Which exsisting storyline is Gotham based on?

There are so many Batman stories present in comics etc. And most of the Gotham characters are not new, they are from the comic world, except a few. So I am curious to know which storyline Gotham is ...

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