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Horror movie help? Pretty low budget too

Hi I saw the trailer for this movie a year ago but it might be older. Basically 2 girls and 2 guys sneak into an aslyum after it is closed because one of the girls claims she a psychic and one of the ...
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When was the horror film technique where a character opens a door to the same room first done?

I've noticed this interesting and scary film technique where a character tries to exit through a door, only to find that they've entered the same room as before. I've seen it done in The Awakening ...
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Technique of shooting scenes inverted?

I read in a recent article on moviefone that there is a common technique of shooting scenes inverted (left is right and vice versa). Apparently this was used in Star Wars to shoot a scene including ...
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243 views

Identify the episode of 80-90's TV show ALF

I watched that episode when I was 6 so I don't clearly remember which episode it was or what season, because it aired in the 90's in India after it was actually ended. The only thing I remember from ...
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340 views

Teenagers become a giant superhero

What is the name of 90's TV show that's about a bunch of teenagers that become a giant super hero by shouting names of planets (not really sure about that). They got their power from an alien with no ...
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418 views

Final scene in Turist / Force Majeure

The film Turist (Force Majeure) chronicles a family on skiing holiday in the Alps. It's mostly a pretty "ordinary" film with no surreal elements. What is the meaning of this scene?
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What is the name of this “If you fail in the game, you'll die same way” movie?

Years ago (At least, 4-5 years), I watched a movie about a video game which become real in Horror gender, English language and live action. This is the story I remember: This game was bought by a ...
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In There Will Be Blood, why did HW go mute and try to burn down the shed?

Firstly, why did going deaf also remove HW's ability to speak? Not speak correctly or even coherently, but use his vocal cords at all? Secondly, what was his purpose for trying to burn down the shack,...
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121 views

What is the name of this “Repetitious” movie?

Years ago, I watched a movie which had a different subject. In this movie, everything were repetitious and as far as I know, the main character was a Girl. In one scene this girl tried to kill herself ...
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False rape accusation leads to attempted lynching

I am looking for a movie that I saw some years ago, at a minimum 5 years ago. The setting is the American South during Jim Crow and the plot is that a white woman falsely accuses one or several ...
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238 views

Why do post-war Hollywood WWII-themed movies ignore Japan?

According to Wikipedia, of 13 new US-made WW2-themed war movies for 2014, only one is about fighting Japan. In fact, Wikipedia tallies 41 of these US-made or co-produced WW2-themed productions since ...
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Why was Amy postponing the inevitable and was it inevitable at all?

About half-way into Gone Girl we learn that Amy's disappearance was a staging carefully prepared by her to take revenge on her husband by having him convicted, and ultimately excuted, for supposedly ...
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What's the deal with the rewind?

Funny Games (2007) was just a hard movie to watch period. But, I really got kicked in the head when Paul rewound the scene and started it over. What? After Paul and Peter return to the house with Ann,...
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Do movie actors/actresses dub their scenes after shooting or do they use the audio that is in the scene?

Do they record the audio separately? Or is it all taken in one shot? I think I remember watching some cheap indie films whose audio and video, particularly the speaking of the actors, are not very ...
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2K versus Quad HD (QHD)

Is there a REAL difference or is it both the same. According to a German Wikipedia article 2K is a resolution with a width of UP TO 2048 pixels. Therefore 2560x1440 doesn't fit into this range. ...
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Best order to watch the Underworld movie series

The Underworld series of movies currently has four movies. According to Wikipedia, the movies were released 1, 2, 3, 4: but chronologically, they are ordered 3, 1, 2, 4 (3 is a prequel). In what ...
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Does Nina die in the final scene of Black Swan?

Assuming the final scene of Black Swan is not a hallucination, Nina injured herself some significant time earlier in her dressing room and danced two entire sections as the black, and then the white, ...
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horror movie - woman at a party has a pimple, and bugs crawl out of it

I'm looking for a stupid American horror film I probably saw in the 1980's. There is just one scene I remember: a woman is at a party, and she has a pimple. She keeps putting pressed powder makeup ...
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144 views

How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
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Who is Katniss' love interest?

Is Katniss in love with Gale Hawthorne or Peeta Mellark? I have never read the books, only seen the movies. There are various scenes in both The Hunger Games and Catching Fire that can argue both ...
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1answer
357 views

How did they get this shot in Metropolis?

How were the shots of the runners running towards the camera captured in Fritz Lang's Metropolis? Here's the shot: Was a dolly used? If it was, would it have been mounted on wheels only or would ...
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1answer
160 views

Bearded man in a tower jail builds a flying machine

I remember having seen a movie in my childhood (90s) that stuck in my head with the following associations of a scene: color-movie, somewhere between 70s and 90s seems to be an eastern European ...
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2k views

In the movie “Sleepers”, what exactly does King Benny do?

Bruno Kirby makes a point of telling the story of how King Benny waited 8 years to seek revenge on an assailant in his younger years. By the time Shakes goes to work for King Benny, he's an old man. ...
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Star Trek - Khan and Chekov

Why does Chekov say that he remembers Khan in "Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan" if in Star Trek TOS Chekov doesn't appear in the episode "Space Seed"? Also why is Chekov in "Star Trek Into Darkness"? ...
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386 views

Looking for the Title of a specific horror movie

Hey everyone I've been trying to find out the name of a certain movie I've been looking for for a while; maybe someone can assist: Things I remember: Couple moves into an old mansion. Movie is in ...
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1answer
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Is there any indication in Sons Of Anarchy that it does not take place in the present day?

I'm just curious, because all the technology you see in that show seems older. The computers are always clunky desktops with floppy drives, and every cell phone is a flip-phone. You'd think at least ...
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What does “Yippee-ki-yay” even mean? [duplicate]

In the Die Hard series, John Mcclane often uses this phrase before delivering the punch-blow that exterminates whatever he's aiming to blow up. But Mcclane ain't from Texas or anywhere in the Mid-West,...
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1answer
113 views

How did Nucky rise to power?

How did Nucky Thompson wrest power over Atlantic City from The Commodore?
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What cardinal rule did Marcus break?

In John Wick, in the scene where John Wick gets a call after Willem Dafoe's character (Marcus) gets killed, Viggo mentions that Marcus broke one cardinal rule What was Viggo talking about? What ...
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685 views

How were starfields / streaming stars created in the pre-computer era?

Starfields or streaming stars are ubiquitous to give the impression of movement of space crafts. I am thinking of flying directly and frontal into the starfield, as in the beginning of the intro or ...
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1answer
102 views

Please identify this (Almodovar?) movie

I remember 2 scenes from a movie that I think was made by Pedro Almodovar, probably in the 90s. In one scene, a pregnant woman complains to a friend about pain in her nipples (while they sit in a ...
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Who is the masked German Sniper near the end of the movie?

Recently saw the movie Fury and near the end of the movie when Don "Wardaddy" Collier gets shot by the German sniper. The German sniper initially wears a doorag/mask around his face and is revealed. ...
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How did Happy get holes in her clothes?

In the Scorpion episode "True Colors" as Happy and Toby leave the wine celler, Happy's clothes are fine, but in the next scene as they approach the van, Happy's clothes are swiss cheese. What ...
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297 views

Identify this courtroom drama for me

Definitely an American movie, probably came out in the last 10 or 15 years. I just remember towards the end the lead character, who appeared to have some kind of handicap (I think a stutter or ...
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1answer
402 views

Identify horror movie with four aliens attacking a small town

Summary: English language movie set in rural America. Saw it in the 80's, but could be a 70's movie. Had a B-movie vibe to it. Alien spaceship crashes in the woods next to a small town. The aliens ...
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1answer
129 views

surreal short film with 3 “nations” with primary color paint; shown at World Expo in 1986-87

There was a beautiful silent film I saw at the World Expo in Vancouver in 1987. In it, there are 3 "nations", each of which has its own color -- red, blue, and yellow. They are in a state of tense ...
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315 views

Animation where people are divided over numbers or letters

I'm looking for a particular movie which was about numbers vs letters where the supporting characters are either for letters or numbers and the boy hero in the movie learns to use both to defeat the ...
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225 views

Dying boy is cryogenically frozen and attempts to kill his parents once revived

It was a story about a family and they had a son who was really sick. so the parents cryonically preserved the boy until they found a cure. after all, they found the cure and healed the boy and the ...
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1k views

How do Ocean's 13 rip Bank of 500 million dollars in one night?

In the movie Ocean's 13, they rig every game in the casino in order for Bank to lose as much as possible. But once everyone is on a winning streak, Danny gives the green light to start the "earthquake"...
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121 views

Star Trek TOS Season 2 - how long does the change in musical style last?

The tone of the music of Star Trek changed dramatically from Season 1 to Season 2. Whereas Season 1 was subtler (as subtle as it could be being a science-fiction show in the 60's), and the title track ...
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1answer
133 views

Which (godzilla/dinosaur) Monster movie is this?

I know there are about 35 of them out there. I watched it long ago, so not even sure if it is colour or black and white. since I am not sure if it is Godzilla, I am calling it monster. What I do ...
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282 views

Morning cartoon show from late 80s, early 90s; boy's family turned to stone

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a boy's family is turned to stone and he has to journey somewhere far away - is never like just around the corner - ...
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245 views

Is Billy the Puppet's laugh an animal sample or an artificial sound effect?

In the Saw movies, a laughing noise was played whenever Billy the Puppet appeared. You can hear the laughing noise repeated several times in this video. Is that noise an artificially created sound ...
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397 views

Robot is prize for winning arcade game, then tries to kill everyone?

A local teen gets the high score on an arcade game, and he wins a real life replica of the main enemy in the game. It arrives at his door one day. At first he and his (I'm pretty sure girlfriend, ...
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74 views

Group makes movie in protest against Hollywood

I remember seeing this movie from when I was young about a group of people making a movie (within a movie) which was made in a protest against (this is what it's about) hollywood. People in the movie ...
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138 views

Has this plot ever been done?

Is there a movie where the hero protagonist has an obvious advantage in terms of strength or technology, but against all the odds, ultimately succumbs to the under dog villain? I can't think of a ...
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1answer
2k views

Magic Trick perfomed at a theater and people wake up at a different place

I cant seem to recall a movie where a magician tries to perform a trick where he ends putting people to sleep and then these people wake up at a different place. There is a scene where these people ...
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1answer
132 views

Episode of Rugrats where Phil pushes Lil over and says it's because he likes her

This has been driving me crazy but I remember years ago watching an episode of Rugrats and Phil pushes Lil to the ground.. Lil responds with "why did you do that for?" Phil replies "Cause I like ya" ...
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149 views

Tigers or lions killing group of construction workers

I'm looking for a movie that is probably from the late 90s or early 2000s. I do not remember much other than, a group of people are supposed to build a bridge or a railway line in some remote area, ...
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1answer
16k views

Why did Cersei Lannister start a physical relationship with her brother Jaime?

In Game of Thrones, did Cersei Lannister not find anyone else in the entire King's Landing to satisfy her desires? At least someone other than her own brother to be the father of all her children? ...

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