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Who is actually elder between Sherlock and Watson?

I recently started watching Sherlock (TV series) and one thing intrigued me. In the TV show, as evident from the actors playing the roles, Sherlock Holmes appears younger than Dr. Watson. (Benedict ...
8
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2answers
822 views

Did the marketing of Terminator 2 actually spoil the movie?

I recently read this article which points out the build-up James Cameron did intentionally to mislead who the assassin robot was in Terminator 2: Judgement Day and how the marketing campaign ...
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1answer
717 views

Old anime/cartoon about the action inside the body of girl infected with a virus

Watched it when I was a kid, a long time ago... I can only remember that a girl (princess or daughter of someone important) has been injected with some kind of virus, and then you follow the action ...
2
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1answer
461 views

Person buried up to neck on beach, chainsaw, footprints of invisible creature

Okay, I don't have much information about this movie since I saw it as a kid and I don't remember much. The only thing I can remember is a beach scene towards the end of the movie where this person ...
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1answer
122 views

Movie about a dying man trying to save a Sequoia park

Help me identify old movie about a man, who was dying of a lung disease and he fights to save a sequoia park (I can't remember from what). It is an old movie 80s or before.
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1answer
348 views

Movie about a village of evil witches

Young couple (wife is pregnant) goes to live in a village which turns out to be a coven of witches. Husband is recruited; the coven wants the baby and he helps them try to kill her and take the baby. ...
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1answer
377 views

Movie about a kidnapped Arabian princess

Saw a movie on tv around 1970-75. A princess is given a box for her birthday (by the Black Prince?) which opens when she is asleep and releases a creature who steals her away. She goes to live with ...
2
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1answer
534 views

What's the name of this movie about an African American doctor?

This is an American movie. I don't think it's very old, maybe 90's at the latest but most likely 2000's. There is an African American who is either an intern or a student, I want to say it's at a ...
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2answers
610 views

Why does Jesse suggest that Beca pushes everyone else away?

In Pitch Perfect, Jesse says to Beca: I don't get where he's making this generalisation from. Yeah, she was a prat to Jesse himself, but I can't think of how else she pushes people away.
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1answer
296 views

Identify movie where woman is charged with murder of boy committing suicide

This is a long-shot, it's been in the back of mind bothering me for a long time... I was at a cinema in the 90's, seeing either Pulp Fiction ('94) or The Net ('95) or something like that, and I ...
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1answer
191 views

Movie featuring a man with red sombrero walking through firing field

I found this question from my Twitter timeline (Korean). I feel like seen this movie but can't remember any detail. No help with Google image search. This tweet link contains a short clip: ...
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1answer
119 views

Time limit for reunion of lovers after death

I am trying to remember the name of a movie. The plot goes something like this: Two lovers die, and they beg God for some more time on Earth together. God agrees to re-incarnate them as different ...
4
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1answer
281 views

What was with the beggar in Mr Nobody?

In Mr. Nobody, In Anna's version of the story, it shows a woman beggar twice. Once when Nemo gives him money and second when she dies. I never understood these scenes' importance much. First I thought ...
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2answers
4k views

How are Huey, Dewey, and Louie related to Scrooge?

In Duck Tales, Huey, Dewey, and Louie call Scrooge McDuck, "Uncle Scrooge". They call Donald "Uncle Donald" and Donald calls Scrooge, "Uncle Scrooge". How are they actually related to one another?
2
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1answer
9k views

What happened to El in season 2 of White Collar?

I have recently started watching White Collar and think it's brilliant, but I noticed for the first half of season 2 that El doesn't seem to be there, all of her interaction with Peter is either in ...
5
votes
1answer
183 views

What is the laser sound in the tunnel?

In Dr. No when James Bond escapes his cell (through the electric fence) he is in a tunnel, climbing down, when suddenly there's what sounds like a laser (it sounded like a Sonar signal) He looks up, ...
4
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1answer
5k views

What happened to the parents of Huey, Dewey, and Louie?

In DuckTales, Huey, Dewey, and Louie were the nephews of Uncle Scrooge. What happened to their parents?
3
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3answers
5k views

What did Nam see in the greenhouse?

Towards the end of Snowpiercer, when Nam and Curtis are sitting outside Wilford's gate and Curtis is describing to Nam what went on in the tail section during the early days of the train, Nam replies ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Unknown 80s movie with closet-portal & goat-legged man

I am trying to figure out this movie I watched when I was a kid and I'm pretty sure it is from the 80s, kind of spooked me. All I can remember is they go the closet and open the hangers of clothes and ...
3
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1answer
542 views

Sandra Bullock plays survivor of murder

It's a movie which stars Sandra Bullock and she plays a woman who has survived from an attack of a man who burried her alive but the police found her alive. I think the man attacked her at a parking ...
2
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1answer
136 views

Apocalyptic style, 2nd coming Christ innuendo, sacrilege

This movie I can't think of I saw in 2005, horror/thriller/drama. It probably was made between 2000 and 2005. It features 3 scary guys, costumed similarly to Hun warriors or Highlander characters. ...
3
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1answer
473 views

Anime Movie with soldiers, a giant god and violent scenes

I'm looking for a Animated Movie or I saw once on the TV late at night when I was young (We're talking like 10 or 15 years ago). It was set in the middle ages and at first I thought it was a cartoon, ...
3
votes
1answer
247 views

Why was the post jail seminar scene with Jordan shown from the event in Auckland, New Zealand?

Considering this movie was largely in America, why was the post jail seminar scene shown in an event from Auckland, New Zealand? Was this a homage to kiwis or to show how far Jordan Belfort has come, ...
2
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0answers
139 views

Forrest Gump v.s. Glenn Cunningham - any relation?

I just recently learned the story of Glenn Cunningham from Chicken Soup for the Soul, a book written by Mark Hansen and Jack Canfield. Cunningham's creative-will story moves me to tears. Q: Have ...
2
votes
1answer
145 views

Kids/Teen show about a girl chosen by a male celebrity to record a song with him

I'm trying to remember this show, I remember seeing ads for it a few years ago. It is a kids' show, or a teen show, and was probably on Nick, Teen Nick, Disney, etc. It is about a girl who, if I ...
3
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1answer
155 views

German made-for-TV movie about terrorists threatening to blow up a nuclear reactor with a fuel-air bomb?

I am trying to find back the reference to an old german TV movie (back from the mid-80s or so) with the following 24-like scenario. Note that these were the times when nuclear reactors (especially ...
17
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2answers
825 views

how do they make cats hiss?

I was watching Aliens and noticed that Jones the cat seemed to be genuinely unhappy and hissing during Ripley's dream sequence at Gateway Station. How do animal handlers get cats to hiss?
2
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2answers
328 views

Computer possesses a woman on a chair that rises up

For many years I have had recurring memories of a film/episode of something about a computer that takes over a woman. I think it was from the 80's or 90's. What I remember is: A team of people ...
3
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3answers
2k views

A movie about aliens living underground

So I'm trying to find a movie, in which an alien species digs a tunnel and lives underground. In the movie we can see at the beginning a little boy outside a house, and suddenly the ground collapses ...
9
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1answer
338 views

What are light meters needed for in digital movies?

I know when shooting on film, a light meter is used to determine the amount of exposure time for the film to get the right colours. Wikipedia also mentions they're used to to determine the optimum ...
5
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2answers
5k views

Actor appearing in ITV (Uk tv) 118-118 ident

As part of ITV (1-4) film sponsorship, 118-118 use various humorous shorts before and after advert breaks. One of these has the 2 mustachioed regulars asking a third character (this third actors ...
2
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0answers
78 views

What made it an opportune time to roll out the Russian Flu Vaccine?

There is some heavy spoiler content for anyone who hasn't seen at least the 1st series of Utopia. So, towards the finale of season 1 we finally learn that the Russian Flu Vaccine is actually... ...
11
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2answers
4k views

What is the main theme in Breaking bad?

Like millions others I am also a huge fan of Breaking Bad. Recently I was telling someone about this show who has not watched it and I was asked "What is the theme?" This question puzzled me and I got ...
5
votes
2answers
152 views

How did Zander Barcalow get to be an instructor so quickly?

In Starship Troopers Rico first meets Zander at a sports game while they're both at school, Zander brags about enlisting which prompts many of the film's main characters to do the same. The next time ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Did Walter kill Donny in The Big Lebowski?

Watching The Big Lebowski again, for the nth time, I felt a bit silly. If you haven't seen it... well, let's get past the summary few lines so that we don't spoil it for anyone who hasn't actually ...
7
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4answers
27k views

How was the flu so deadly in Season 4 of The Walking Dead?

In AMC's The Walking Dead, how did the flu take out so much of the population? Me and people I've known have gotten plenty of them. The only time I hear of them killing people is extremely weak and ...
2
votes
1answer
463 views

How did Baby's Dad let her down in Dirty Dancing?

I just watched Dirty Dancing with my wife the other night - great dancing, but man, pretty much a B-movie end-to-end otherwise. One line in particular utterly baffled me...when Baby (Jennifer Grey) ...
9
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2answers
1k views

The meaning of the adopted African boy in Fargo?

In the TV show Fargo Police Chief Bill Oswalt (Bob Odenkirk) adopts an african boy towards the end of the series. It is mentioned in one scene where he introduces him to Molly. The boy explains that ...
3
votes
1answer
821 views

What is the significance of the Wolf in last episode of Fargo?

[Spoiler Alert] In the last episode of Fargo, Gus is driving a car when he suddenly spots a Wolf in the middle of the road. This makes him stop the Car and also coincidentally identify Malvo's ...
8
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1answer
3k views

What did Hank find under Walt's car in S2E2 (Grilled) and why was it there?

I missed it the first time I watched the series but on a second watching I just noticed after Walt goes missing (taken by Tuco), Hank goes to Walt's house with the APD detective to ask Skyler some ...
5
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2answers
431 views

Why is it Okay for movies / TV shows, to show that their story is based on real events when it is actually not?

I just finished watching the TV show Fargo. Each episode begins with the lines that this is based on real events. When I looked for it on Wikipedia, it said However, this claim is completely ...
3
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1answer
202 views

Laura's coconut secret

I'm watching through the weird Twin Peaks series. If you remember, Laura Palmer, in one of her tapes to Dr. Jacoby, talks about her secret coconut (or secret in the coconut, maybe). What did she mean ...
11
votes
1answer
509 views

What does the barkeeper say to James Bond (possibly in Turkish)?

In the movie Skyfall, the enjoying death scene: What is the barkeeper saying to James Bond at the next morning at the bar when he is handing the money and grabbing the bottle? It sounds to me like ...
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0answers
172 views

Did Ryan really never cry?

In the Wilfred episode "Questions" (S02E11), during Ryan's trip within a trip he learns that the cause for his panic attacks isn't little Joffrey crying but merely Kristen telling him not to cry, ...
3
votes
1answer
147 views

Trying to find an Alright on the Night episode

I've been trying to discover which UK (It'll be) Alright on the Night episode, from the 1980s, featured a clip of a TV presenter's voice introducing a prison drama, which then cuts to some kids ...
20
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1answer
3k views

What is the function of Darth Vader's helmet?

He's only seen without it on two occasions. The first is in TESB, very briefly, from behind, when he's in his quarters apparently undergoing some sort of medical procedure, possibly a regular ...
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vote
1answer
110 views

How was The Second Coming received by Christian groups?

I recently watched The Second Coming which is a story of Steve, a kind-hearted video store clerk from Manchester who disappears for forty days and forty nights before he is found wandering the Moors ...
4
votes
1answer
573 views

A movie about mind control experiment by the government?

A man had terrible voices in his head telling him to shoot his own wife with a shotgun. After a while he couldn't hold himself, grabbed an old shotgun and shot her, only to find that the gun was empty ...
2
votes
1answer
113 views

Why does air traffic control react a certain way in “The Strain” S01E01?

Be warned. Spoilers ahead. I feel like I'm missing something obvious... at the beginning of episode S01E01 of The Strain, air traffic control notices the flight has simply stopped on the runway. ...
1
vote
1answer
369 views

Movie where only a man and a woman left astray in a random place, followed by big cloud of darkness

There is this one movie where the beginning is in an old farm side I think. Then after that, everything changes and a series of events occur. Then there is this girl inside a bus writing on her ...

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