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What happens when Green Lantern's ring runs out of 'juice'?

When Hal first reveals to his friend Tom that he is a superhero i.e. The Green Lantern, he is pushed by Tom to show how it works. Hal puts on the ring and tries to turn into Green Lantern but is ...
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What is the meaning of McCoy's reply?

At the end of the Law and Order episode "Innocence" (S20E16) A.D.A Cutter's former mentor (and opposing lawyer) reveals the secret that Cutter never made his bachelor's degree in order to discredit ...
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305 views

What is the meaning of pin the KGB-resident gave Nina?

In The Americans S01E12 what sort of pin did the KGB-resident give Nina after she swore the oath? What was it's significance and meaning (rank-insignia? "shield"? medal/order?)? Was it the ...
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119 views

In the Doctor Who episode Hide how does the Alien become trapped?

It's implied that Hila Tukurian became trapped in the pocket universe while exploring time travel. If that's the case how did the other creature get there?
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1answer
272 views

In the episode “Hide,” why does the TARDIS mimic Clara?

Presumably, soon after the events of the "The Doctor's Wife," the TARDIS gained a holographic interface. We've seen ("Let's Kill Hitler") that it can change its appearance. Why does the TARDIS ...
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194 views

Injuries to stuntmen during filming

If an injury occurs to a stuntman during filming (in Hollywood), who typically covers the bill? Do stuntmen (stuntpersons) perhaps have special contracts or insurance policies?
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1answer
135 views

Why is it that the police are helping track down Joe in Looper (2012)

During some scenes it show helicopter and near the end when Old Joe goes into the mob boss base you see police cars ready to move out. If it's organised crime gang why would they help kill Joe?
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Where is Lucifer in Supernatural Season 8?

I am a very big fan of Supernatural. I have watched all seasons of it, but I am confused as to what happened to Lucifer. The last time we see his is with Sam having hallucinations of Lucifer and ...
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In Oblivion how can Jack and Victoria live in the sky?

In Oblivion, Jack and Victoria live in some sort of flying/floating house which as far as i could tell was positioned very high up above the clouds. Then later on in the film Victoria goes skinny ...
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2answers
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In Oblivion how does Julia get pregnant?

At the end of the film, after Beech and Tech 49 Jack sacrifice themselves and destroy the ship Julia is then seen with a child (who looks about 3 years old). She is then re-introduced to Tech 52 Jack ...
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1answer
796 views

Breaking a whiskey glass with your bare hands: how would this have been done?

In Broken City, there's a scene where the character, Jack Valliant, breaks his whiskey glass by squeezing it with his bare hands. I'd first like to know if this is actually physically possible. ...
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Why is a casino token used as payment in Skyfall?

In Skyfall movie Bond fights an assassin and captures a casino token in the assassin's stuff which he later cashes out. Clearly the token is used as payment for the assassination. Note that ...
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1k views

Why does no one notice the Joker when he is present as a policeman during the mayor's speech? [closed]

In The Dark Knight, when The Joker plans to kill the Mayor at a public gathering. His attempt to shoot the Mayor is foiled by Gordon. After this we see Joker's face in frustration. This is the only ...
4
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1answer
4k views

Who is Mr Escher?

In the final episode of Season 1, Agent Gardiner is introduced and is very suspicious of Kiera, and begins performing a variety of background checks on her. Just before the major explosion near the ...
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1answer
101 views

Why is Alec trying to get a job in an Electronics Store?

Alec Saddler is a boy genius, in fact in the future he goes on to revolutionise technology with various inventions including 'liquid chip' technology, amongst other things, that he created both from ...
2
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1answer
6k views

What is the reason for making “Human Centipede 2” in black and white?

As per Tom Six's claim for Human Centipede 2 to make it more graphic and disturbing, making the first film seem like "My Little Pony compared with part two." So why to make it in black and white? So ...
7
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2answers
552 views

Who is the person who passes in front of the narrator on the automated walkway?

In Fight Club, before we see the scene of the Narrator (Ed Norton) meeting Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) for the first time on the airplane, we see another scene - here the narrator is passing on an ...
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1answer
674 views

3 scenes from Total Recall: The Original vs. The remake

I've heard from several sources that the Total Recall remake is "humiliatingly bad." This may or may not be true, but no matter what, I have no intention of spending close to 3 hours to watch it. I ...
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1answer
2k views

Is “Oblivion” somehow linked to “Moon”?

The major plot twist in the 2013 movie Oblivion is virtually identical to the major plot twist in 2009's Moon. Oblivion also seems to borrow other details from Moon, such as the phony mission-control ...
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2answers
876 views

Popular Childhood Mexican Show about a “grownup who acts like a kid”

I'm trying to track down a very popular 90's? Mexican television show. My only clue is that it's about a "grownup who acts like a kid". Something like that lol. Supposedly everyone growing up in ...
3
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1answer
144 views

Why was 'Lee Evans: So what now?' cancelled?

I watched So What Now a few years ago. I think it's probably one of the most underrated sitcoms I've seen and that it was well made and funny but it only ran for one series. Why was this cancelled? ...
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1answer
132 views

How is Hunter adopted?

In Paranormal Activity 3 (maybe it was PA 2?) Katie kidnaps Hunter when he was a baby. In Paranormal Activity 4 we find out that Wyatt is actually Hunter. How is this so? If Katie took him, why did ...
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3answers
953 views

Why not use drones to repair attack drones in Oblivion?

(Trying to avoid spoilers with my wording) It seems like a lot of work to have humans repair the drones in Oblivion. If the TET is advanced enough to make intelligent drones, why not some sort of ...
8
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1answer
2k views

How does the fingerprint on the bullet work in Dark Knight?

I never entirely understood the scene where Bruce and Alfred shoot bullets into bricks and they figure out a finger print from it. How does that technology work exactly?
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3answers
12k views

Random bystanders helping Reacher out

During the Camaro Chevelle chase scene, Reacher simply walks out of his moving car and joins a crowd waiting for a bus (or possibly a tram) while the police converge on the still moving vehicle. Why ...
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1answer
971 views

What music were in “The Americans” ep. 1 and 4? [closed]

I'm wondering about the artist/title of two songs used in "The Americans": Episode 1 (The Pilot): Music used during the foot-chasing sequence at the beginning (where they're chasing the ...
3
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1answer
1k views

What is in the box in Rear Window?

Towards the end of rear window we find out Thorwald dug up what was buried beneath the flowers as the neighbors dog got too inquisitive. He moved what he dug up to a hat box in his apartment. What ...
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1answer
2k views

What weapon does Clyde use to kill his cell mate?

I was watching the movie Law Abiding Citizen. I can't quite figure out what weapon Clyde uses to kill his cell mate. It didn't look like a knife. And whatever it was, where did he get that from in a ...
4
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1answer
534 views

Movie about a giant robot

Please help me to identify the movie those pictures belong to.
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0answers
201 views

How much of the video compilation made for Lilly's memorial was actually Amanda Seyfried?

In S1E4 ("Wrath of Con") of Veronica Mars, a memorial fountain is dedicated to Lilly Kane. Logan, her ex-boyfriend, is assigned the task of creating a video montage as a tribute to be viewed during ...
4
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2answers
3k views

Who woke up the astronauts in Oblivion?

Near the end of Oblivion when Jack is having flashbacks to being an astronaut. He remembers piloting the spacecraft towards the alien ship. My understanding was that Jack and Victoria were both asleep ...
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3answers
19k views

Why Broomhilda rather than Brunhilda?

Why is Django's wife's name spelt Broomhilda rather than Brunhilda (or Broonhilda)? I have only come across the latter spelling (and variants such as Brunhilde, Brünnhilde or Brynhilde) in the ...
2
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1answer
308 views

TV show about a female detective aired on HBO or Showtime in 2007 and 2008

Can anybody identify this TV show about a female detective aired on HBO or Showtime in 2007 and 2008? Female detective, sex addict, drinks heavily. An angel appears to her, it is her guardian ...
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1answer
325 views

What was the dinosaur supervisor supposed to do in Jurassic Park?

I was wondering around the internet and I came across a wonderful image that made me laugh for half an hour. The joke was funny, but it rose a doubt in my head. What is the real job of a dinosaur ...
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3answers
54k views

Why exactly did Walt leave Grey Matter?

Early on in the series Breaking Bad, it is revealed that Walt and Gretchen had a history together with Elliot in the construction of their company "Grey Matter". However, one day while on vacation ...
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5answers
43k views

Why is the connection between Hank and Marie and the colour purple?

In Breaking Bad, it is seen in a mass sense that Marie has the entire home decorated in as much purple as possible: (Best image I could find) What is the significance with this colour in ...
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0answers
29 views

A possible interpretation of that island in movie [duplicate]

A possible interpretation of that island in movie (Life Of A Pie) may be he was dreaming about that island ...... before this scene he mentions that he was unable to distinguish between reality and ...
6
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1answer
664 views

What is the meaning behind the silent dream scene in Battle Royale?

Sometime after the Battle Royale started, either Kitano or Noriko (not entirely sure) have a dream. They are both walking casually by a river, eating popsicles, and talking to each other. We do not ...
2
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0answers
3k views

Why is Arrested Development listed (and played) out of order on Netflix? [closed]

The correct order of select Arrested Development Season 1 episodes are as follows: Episode 5 - Visiting Ours Episode 6 - Charity Drive Episode 7 - My Mother, the Car Episode 8 - In God We ...
19
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1answer
941 views

In the end of Total Recall (2012), what does this number stand for?

What does the number "21" on this Rekall ad stand for?
5
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2answers
3k views

How come films like American Psycho, Fight club, In Bruges are black comedy?

Internet says "Black comedy is a form of comedy in which serious issues such as cannibalism, rape, genocide, terminal illnesses, etc. are treated humorously". But I don't see any comedy scenes in ...
5
votes
1answer
832 views

Most faithful Dracula book adaptation (motion film /animation)

I recently reread the book Dracula by Bram Stoker and I am searching for a movie that resembles the book closest. The 1992 film Dracula seems to have gotten only decent reviews and the love story ...
4
votes
1answer
427 views

How does the chainsaw trick at the end of “The Clue of the Savant's Thumb” work?

At the end of The Clue of the Savant's Thumb Jonathan Creek, using a specially constructed chainsaw, appears to cut straight through Joey Ross (Sheridan Smith) at the waist, while she in fact remains ...
9
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2answers
2k views

Where did Iron Man 2 take place?

During Iron Man 2, the Stark Expo is pretty clearly modeled on the New York World's Fair grounds. Tony and Happy are able to drive from Stark Expo to Washington D.C. in a few hours (at most, ...
5
votes
3answers
210 views

Why is the breeding aspect important?

In one scene, we are clearly told that the dinosaurs couldn't breed on their own because they are all female. We later find that, in fact, since they used frog dna to create the dinosaurs, they can ...
3
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2answers
1k views

What was the reasoning for turning off the fences?

In Jurassic Park, Dennis Nedry uses his programming abilities to mess up the whole park while he makes his escape. My question is, why did he turn off the fences? The whole disaster could have been ...
8
votes
2answers
386 views

What game is it Bond can't afford to play?

In The World Is Not Enough there is a scene where Electra King, against Bond's warnings, visits Zukovsky's casino and loses 1 million dollars against him in a simple game of cards (on purpose as we ...
5
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3answers
509 views

What role do screenwriters play, after handing in the script?

Assuming they're a pure screenwriter, and not also a producer or director, do screenwriters get to do anything after handing in the script? Can they be present on the set? Do they have any say in ...
7
votes
2answers
821 views

Was Chigurh in the hotel room when Sheriff Ed Tom entered?

At the end of the movie we see Sheriff Ed Tom enter the hotel room where Llewelyn Moss was killed. He sees that the lock was "punched" out similar to the lock on Llewelyn's trailer. So, we can assume ...
13
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1answer
391 views

Why choose an Aztek?

In Breaking Bad, one of the iconic items is Walt's original car, the Pontiac Aztek. It is featured a lot in the series and can be argued as a slight companion to Walt, accompanying him on his journey ...

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