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What did Cal mean by - “Go big or go home”?

I have seen Crazy, Stupid Love a while ago. The scene with the big fight among Cal, Jacob, Bernie and David was hilarious. It is one of my favorites. What I don't understand is what Cal meant when ...
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2k views

What is 'The Thing' the President talks about?

I some days ago saw this film White House Down and the president does "The thing" twice (during starting and ending of the film). What is "The Thing"? I actually missed the last scene before which ...
4
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1answer
209 views

Help identifying police procedural drama tv show from early to mid 2000s

The lead actress was blonde. They were all cops, or FBI, or some sort of law enforcement division. I think another guy on the team played a minor role in one of the Matrix movies. I think it aired ...
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229 views

Identify this cartoon with bipedal mice, including patriotic and comradeship messages

I remember seeing a cartoon around 1995 about a community of mice which were bipedal. The main character was a youthful slim mouse whose best friend was a fat one. They looked and behaved like humans ...
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2answers
6k views

Why was Banner's first name and profession changed for the 1978 television series?

In the comic books, Banner's character is named Bruce Banner (from what I have read, "Robert Bruce Banner", though I'm not a diehard enough fan to know the origin of that) and he is a physicist. I ...
2
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2answers
390 views

What is The Judge?

In Armageddon, what tool was Harry Stamper referring to when he said "unpack The Judge" after the drill bit broke?
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1answer
73 views

Who is the Ice King, really?

In episode 24 of season 6 of Adventure Time, Ice King is seen waking up from a dream where a certain reptilian Gunther turns into another, seemingly much older Ice King. The whole dream looks like it'...
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2answers
351 views

Can someone explain the ending of Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam(1962)?

Is Choti Bahu killed by Majle Babu's henchmen in 1962's movie Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam? If yes, then why?
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1answer
272 views

Sci-fi movie on HBO from the early to mid 1980s that freaked me out as a kid

So, this was maybe 30-35 years ago and here's all I can remember. It starts out with a young couple making out in a car overlooking the town. As the couple is preoccupied, a UFO lands. When one of ...
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3answers
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Disclaimer of a movie: Can it really save the producers?

It is usual in films to use Disclaimer in it to reduce the possibility of legal action for libel from any person who believes that he or she has been libeled via their portrayal in the work (whether ...
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3answers
183 views

Who will decide about the sequences of scenes in a movie?

Who decides about the sequences of scenes for a movie? My friends are telling me that the Editor edits the film, so he will arrange the scenes in the way he sees fit. But I have some doubts about ...
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3answers
14k views

Is this mask really possible?

Sometimes we see a mask is used by an actor of a film by which he drastically changes his face. I was under the impression that only after plastic surgery one can change his face. I stumbled upon this ...
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364 views

Who was cast for the role of Bill Gates? [closed]

Watching the new trailer of Steve Jobs (2015) , I was wondering who played Bill gates. As IMDb plot says, the movie Follows the life and legacy of Steve Jobs. I'm thinking there must be Bill ...
9
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1answer
422 views

How did Tom Cruise do that plane stunt in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation?

I wonder how the plane stunt from Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation is even possible, because planes travel at the speed of more than 750 miles per hour. He is just hanging with his hand in the holes....
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3answers
377 views

Animation : on card game

Does anybody know the animation series name which is based on the concept of a card game in which monsters come out of cards when the card is called. This show is similar to "Yu-Gi-Oh!" but not based ...
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1answer
218 views

90s-00s movie. Haunted house, father possessed

I saw a film around 9-10 years ago on DVD, here is what I remember: It was about a little boy, similar looking to the boy from the sixth sense I think they moved into a new house - the mother, ...
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1answer
98 views

Which of these two people killed this spy family?

Warning: This entire question contains spoilers for season 2 of The Americans. Who killed Emmet, Leanne, and Amelia Connors? In one episode, I remember a scene where Claudia was talking to ...
3
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1answer
457 views

Girl high dives with horse and goes blind

There was an american movie that came out in early to mid 90's about a girl who would ride a horse while it jumped off a high dive into water. This was a show that people would pay to watch, maybe ...
4
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1answer
159 views

How did Patrick Moore come to be the GamesMaster?

GamesMaster was a British television show, screened on Channel 4 from 1992 to 1998, and was the first ever UK television show dedicated to computer and video games. The show featured astronomer and ...
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1answer
184 views

Was it Uday or Latif who took the pill overdose?

On the moring after the devastating party in The Devil's Double during which Uday kills Kamel Hana and ultimately rapes and kills a young school girl we see Uday/Latif lying in a hospital bed after an ...
7
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1answer
222 views

Johnny Ola's cut finger in The Godfather 2 - accident or what?

I noticed something in The Godfather: Part II when, during Hyman Roth's birthday cake presentation, Johnny Ola seems to cut his finger when preparing to cut the cake. He grabs a napkin to wrap the ...
14
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2answers
4k views

Why is Michael Mann's The Keep currently unavailable?

I've heard that Michael Mann doesn't like his own version of the atmospheric Nazi-Zombie-alien movie The Keep and I know the the original story author, F Paul Wilson, really hated it. It also isn't ...
45
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1answer
7k views

Why were mouse holes often represented in cartoons and movies like this?

I was recollecting on some old Tom & Jerry cartoons and began to wonder why mouse holes were often represented like the picture below. Did it just have to do with the cartoonist trying to ...
43
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6answers
6k views

Did Tyler Durden forget his name?

Ed Norton plays the Narrator or Jack ( due to reading a book that described someone called Jack's body parts from a 1st person perspective). Meanwhile Brad Pitt is introduced as Tyler Durden. Later ...
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0answers
159 views

Was Gunda planned as a Trash movie?

There is a lot to read and talk about the 1998 Bollywood movie Gunda. General perception is that it's so bad it's good. The movie holds a rating of 8.2 on IMDB and holds a cult status. I want to ...
53
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6answers
30k views

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
335 views

Harvey Dent black?

I was watching Tim Burton's Batman series and found out that Harvey Dent was played by a black man but he is played by a white guy in Nolan's series. What race is Harvey Dent portrayed as in the ...
6
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1answer
286 views

On the plane, what exactly is Lucy doing with her computers?

In the movie 'Lucy', When Lucy is on the plane, she does something to her )(two) laptop computers, typing with both hands. What exactly are those things she wrote? Is this an existing (real life) way ...
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1answer
203 views

Help me identify this Twilight Zone-ish scene I remember!

I remember a woman near a well. They are both on a hilltop and there's a house there. She keeps throwing stuff in the well and getting as a reward coins and jewels and a message in the form of "Our ...
4
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1answer
525 views

How did they get The Indominus Rex DNA?

In the previous sequels of the movie Jurassic Park, they get the DNA to recreate dinosaurs from insects. But in the new movie Jurassic World the scientists create a new disosaur which is smart, strong ...
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1answer
137 views

Why do prisoners want to live in Emerald City?

In Oz, many prisoners have to change their location from the experimental unit Emerald City and some normal units, and vice versa. Emerald City is extremely controlled with much more prison officers,...
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4answers
2k views

Why did Murph's brother and his wife refuse a doctor for their son in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, when Murph visits her brother and his wife, she notices that their son is coughing hard, and she offers to arrange a visit from a doctor for him. The brother and his wife refuse, ...
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2answers
53 views

Are all JMC ships red?

Red Dwarf is a colossal (according to wikipedia 6 miles long) mining vessel. I'm curious as to whether it was named "Red Dwarf" because of a unique colour scheme (or more likely painted a unique ...
3
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1answer
214 views

Billy Bibbit's age in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?

Sure we all know Billy Bibbit from 1975's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was young, but what about something more specific? How old was Billy in this movie?
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1answer
302 views

Kung fu movie which ends by alien pierced on a pole and his blood is liquid metal?

I just remembered I saw a king-fu/martial arts movie when I was a kid (now I am 29) where the hero searches to uncover some secret and ends up accidentaly killing an alien, who looks like a human when ...
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1answer
133 views

What legal measures do real persons/families/groups have to impose “prior restraint” on aspects of a film?

Can persons or families of deceased persons use legal methods to impose "prior restraint" on aspects of a planned film about them they don't like, such as JFK, or Kurt Cobain? And what if the matters ...
2
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1answer
923 views

What was going on with Dennis in 'Charlie Work' (S10E04)?

During the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "Charlie Work" (S10E04) Charlie has Dennis play the barkeeper during the health inspection. But all he ever gets out is a quite nervous McConaughey-...
3
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2answers
201 views

Vito and Luca question

Can anyone tell me why Vito would send Luca to Tattaglia's night club under the ruse of being a traitor in The Godfather? The relationship between Vito and Luca must have been well known in the mob ...
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4answers
438 views

Why did Bilbo want the ring back from Frodo?

I watched Lord of the Rings, and I saw a change in Bilbo when he had to give up the ring. He became mad and didn't want to part with it. When Bilbo was giving gifts to Frodo he gave him a shirt and ...
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2answers
2k views

What is the source of Truffaut's famous anti-war movie quote?

Francois Truffaut famously said it is impossible to make an anti-war film. This is cited numerous times by Ebert, and there is even the trope "Truffaut was right". But what is the source for this ...
6
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1answer
313 views

How did Heisenberg know that Gustavo would himself come to kill Hector Salamanca?

In The Breaking Bad episode 'Face-Off', Walter White attaches a bomb to Hector's wheelchair with the bell acting as trigger. But how was he so sure that Gus himself would come to kill Hector? The ...
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1answer
167 views

What happened to Daniel Jackson's allergies?

Both in the Stargate movie and early on in Stargate SG1, Daniel Jackson's allergies are used frequently in the plot (for example, slowing down the party in the movie and as a method of communication ...
3
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2answers
437 views

Why did the horses calm down in Melancholia?

Why did the horses calm down after John died? What was the director trying to convey?
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1answer
121 views

Does James Cameron work with/for NASA? [closed]

I've heard that he helped with some space-videos with NASA.
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1answer
678 views

Why does Jacob Black change his hair style?

In the Twilight series Jacob Black has long hair to begin with and then he changed it when he transformed into a wolf. Why did he do that?
8
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2answers
1k views

Who is the real villain in the TV series LOST?

They have imposed that the Man in Black is the villain whereas I feel he is more of a victim of circumstances created by Jacob and the old lady who brings them up! Jacob on the other hand causes ...
1
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1answer
313 views

Is there an actual prop of the Monolith that was used in 2001? [closed]

The monolith from the final scene of 2001: A Space Odissey with the old man in bed lifting hand as if to touch the monolith from the bed. Where are these props?
6
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1answer
3k views

Why was Heisenberg addressed as the King on many posters and images?

I watched Breaking Bad much later after its main telecast on AMC. But while it was fresh on TV, I used to see various posters or scenes being posted on various Internet portals and Social Networking ...
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8answers
9k views

“Happiness is only real when shared”

IN the 2007's movie Into The Wild, Chris abandons society and starts living in a forest. In the end when he is dying his last words are "Happiness is only real when shared" So was it a mistake to ...
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0answers
34 views

Was “The Black Echo”'s diegetic existence merely a nod to the books or an element from the books?

When Bosch spends the night with Brasher in his hill house overviewing L.A. and she notes that it is quite a view for a detective, he says that "Paramount payed that view". He tells her that the movie ...

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