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Why is Batman featured more prominently in the poster of Justice League: Doom?

In the Box cover art of the movie Justice League:Doom Batman is featured more prominently compared to the rest of the JLA members (who are on his batarang). Is there a reason why one member is given ...
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Undercover agent joins reality show where they fight to the death

At some point in the movie, two things happen I can recall: They find some phsyco criminal, bust him out of a moving van (he's going to his death sentence), and get him to fight in this cage for ...
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Line cartoon, no real language, 60s-70s?

Okay, I have no idea about this one, I used to see it on SBS when I was a youngster because it was Italian in origin, and it's not on nowadays... A fourth wall artist would draw a silhouette of a guy ...
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Did Ender understand that genocide was the objective?

In Ender's Game, Colonel Graff states clearly to Ender that the objective is a war to end all wars. Even though Ender is duped into genocide believing a simulated battle is running, he is actually ...
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389 views

Feudal Japan TV series

I'm looking for the title of a TV series probably from the 80s. It's about a British captain coming to feudal Japan with his crew, but Japan is already influenced by Spanish missionaries and in Europe,...
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Are Dollhouse and Battlestar Galactica connected?

I've noticed several references to Battlestar Galactica in the TV series Dollhouse. These include the sharing of Tahmoh Penikett and Jamie Bamber as cast members and at least one reference to Cylons (...
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What was Captain Phillips trying to say?

During Captain Phillips's hostage-taking aboard the lifeboat there is one incident (or one of many in fact) when the situation with the Navy and aboard the lifeboat is escalating a bit (I think after ...
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Cartoon similar to Transformers and Voltron with big animal robots

Some time in the 90's maybe early 2000's. It was a TV cartoon show featuring these people who would man these huge robot animals and ride around in them. Not sure on the plot but it basically ...
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What role does God (the character) play post season five?

AFAIK the original story arc ended in season five, before they started writing new material. All I remember is that there was some sort of conspiracy going on within the ranks of the angels and that ...
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What were the numbers shouted by the dwarf woman?

A dwarf woman character appeared a few times in The Best Offer, reciting some numbers. During her final appearance, the numbers and their meaning were obvious. During a previous scene, she probably ...
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158 views

Boy shows a girl named Jane his dad's plate collection

A guy gets beat up by his father for showing his girlfriend his collection of expensive plates. If I remember correctly the girlfriend's name is Jane. Which movie is this scene from?
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How do TV shows with live audience manage special effect scenes?

Many sitcoms are recorded in front of a live audience who provide the laughter track. Now this is simple enough in most scenes. But some scenes require added special effects. For example the dinner ...
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366 views

African American captures Spanish president's assassination on film

I was watching a movie a while ago and forgot the movie title. It was about an African American who was touring Europe. He at a Spanish presidential ceremony when the president was assassinated. The ...
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An 80's movie, that was a sequel (it was number 2 in the series)

That speaks about a guitar player that supposedly died in a car accident in the 60's but he actually lived to the 80's (that's when then movie takes place). He (the protagonist guitar player) works in ...
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Interpretation of the ending of Being There

What is the meaning of the final scene of Being There, where Chance walks on the pond's surface? The film's Wikipedia page says something about a metaphor of Chance being seen as a messiah, but I don'...
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490 views

What's the name of the TV series with an Army guy who can control electronic devices signals with his mind?

I was wandering about the name of the series where a guy in the Army controls Electronic devices signals with his brain (sort of like talking to them). It was so cool, like he can tell a mobile phone ...
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411 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 KGB-...
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Why does Ginger use DEA as her cover in Swordfish?

For a movie about hacking, technology, terrorism and patriotism, why in the world does Ginger use DEA as her cover when talking to Stan? DEA - Drug Enforcement Agency. The movie never once mentions ...
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What is the song played by India throughout the movie?

The movie Stoker is full of symbolism (it at least feels that way). A few times we observe India playing a song on the piano, and in a pivotal scene she is joined by her Uncle Charlie. Because of the ...
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Scary movie about spiders

I saw a scary movie about spiders about 10 years ago, and I came across this image which I am sure is from the movie. Can anyone identify the movie?
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'Lost' follow along resources?

Going through the entire series 'Lost' again with my brother who hasn't seen it. One of the biggest aspects to the show was the week to week community and analysis of each episode. I was wondering ...
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Can we guess the religion or caste of Naseeruddin Shah's character in the movie “A Wednesday”?

The lead character in A Wednesday does say that he won't reveal his name, but I guess there are subtle clues about his identities. Has anyone given thought in that direction?
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Why did Dignam wear gloves and hospital moccasins in 'The Departed' while killing Sullivan?

In the final scene of The Departed when Sullivan (played by Matt Damon)returns to his apartment he finds Dignam (Mark Wahlberg) waiting wearing gloves and hospital moccasins and pointing a gun at him. ...
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Why was Christine Brown not taken to hell on the third Day?

In 2009's film Drag Me to Hell by Sam Raimi, as Christine never got success in beating Lamia , why was she not taken to hell on the third day(As per three day curse rule). I know that on third day San ...
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Why didn't Marshall and Lily receive the check?

In the television series, How I Met Your Mother, S08E11, Lily and Marshall go to the storage room of the shop of an old friend. It looks weird to them and freak out. Their friend brings up a check ...
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What did Hannah use to escape?

In the season 7 finale of Dexter, Hannah has Arlene slip her some sort of drug that seems to have a delayed effect of causing serious seizures and lasts long enough only to allow her to the hospital ...
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Is CBFC certificate required for Hollywood movies before release in India?

In India, any kollywood or bollywood movies get certified by Central Board of Film Certification before hitting to theaters. Is it same for the Hollywood movies? Do they get certified also? Are ...
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How did Gimli know Elvish?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, at Helm's Deep when Aragorn was commanding the Elves during the battle, he yells "Ladders" in the Elvish tongue (Sindarin). A moment later we hear Gimli ...
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Identify a Horror film about bees which convert human into zombies

I watched a horror movie approx 6 years before on TV about some kind of bee's which can turn human into Zombies by entering into their body mostly through their mouth or injuries . Many people become ...
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Is Geeta shown as a Trans-gender in the Tamil Movie “Kanchana”?

In the 2011 released Tamil Movie, Kanchana, the main character i.e., Kanchana is shown to be a Trans-gender but after watching the movie, I am not able to understand whether Geeta is also shown as a ...
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What's the name of animated series about soldiers who can transform into certain animal

In the 1st episode a bunch of soldiers of some kind or whatever, had to complete some kind of quest (could be 2 rival teams), and as they proceeded they showed different talents, and in the end they ...
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391 views

Why does the killer need to conceal their identity?

I remember being impressed by the 1985 thriller Jagged Edge when I first watched it. The plot (in case you don't remember) involves a prominent Editor (Jeff Bridges) accused of killing his wife ...
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How did Medivh get poisoned in Warcraft?

In Warcraft, towards the end of movie we observe the Guardian Medivh changing sides and starting to emit green light instead of blue. I might have missed that part or misunderstood but how exactly did ...
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Dark comedy - I remember only one scene

I've been trying to find this movie for many years already, saw it maybe ten years ago or so while watching TV with my brother. The scene I saw was two demons or other kind of monster-like creatures ...
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Why didn't Sheldon monetise the idea/concept of luminous fish?

Sheldon speaks very excitedly about the idea of luminous fish, where he also says to Lenard: We would be rich! In the end of the episode (in which he gets his job back), we see that he has ...
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Why is Sesame Street on HBO?

When I was young, Sesame Street was on the Public Broadcast Network-PBS (in US). But now I see on HBO Go/On Demand, I see that it is being shown on there now. Did HBO buy the broadcasting rights to ...
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Where exactly was Trystane Martell in “Red Woman”?

Where exactly was Trystane Martell, the Dornish prince (son of the Prince of Dorne, Doran Martell) in the Season 6 opener, "Red Woman"? Where was his boat at the time? Was it in the city of Sunspear, ...
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Documentary about singer from Detroit

What is the name of the documentary about a singer from Detroit, who sold very few records in the US but unbeknownst him, he was a big success in South Africa. In South Africa he was assumed to be ...
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Why did touching Carpet not collapse the cave?

In the Disney classic Aladdin (1992), Aladdin is warned not to touch anything except the lamp. But Both he and Apu touch the magic carpet, Carpet. Why was Carpet excluded from that rule?
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Old Black & white film where jet fighter crashes in a foreign country

I cannot figure out what the name of a movie I saw within the last 10 years. It was an older, black and white film from the 1950's or possibly 1960's. It started out with a 50's style jet fighter ...
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What was the budget for the film “Hitchcock”?

Does anyone know what the budget was for the film Hitchcock? I read somewhere that it had a low budget, but I haven't been able to find a specific amount. (Due to the low budget--I read--it was ...
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How did the walkers enter the prison later?

My understanding is that by episode S03E02 "Sick" of The Walking Dead, Rick and his team had cleaned out the whole prison and hardly one walker was alive in the vicinity. The prison was locked on the ...
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101 views

What would happen if a show would remove its disclaimer?

What would happen if shows like South Park would remove their introductory disclaimer like message like 'all celebrities are impersonated...poorly'etc. before the show stars. What could happen to them ...
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Why do freight trains never stop after smashing through something on the tracks?

In almost every movie that I can think of that involves a train crossing with someone getting stuck/pushed onto the track the freight train always comes along to great fanfare and smashes through the ...
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Looking for a Japanese(?) sci-fi comedy about a restaurant in space

Recently took a flight on Delta that had a lot of international films. I watched one that I think was Japanese. Basic plot was a young couple that ran a restaurant on an 'exit ramp' on the space ...
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A BW movie about WWII

I'm looking for a movie in black and white that was probably produced around 1970. The story is in an Eastern European country occupied by Germans with a two story house where a young lady lives in ...
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Horror movie involving characters that cannot die and psalm 23

Some time ago I saw a horror movie that involved two kids (a girl and her younger brother). I believe it was some lesser known film that wouldn't have been widely advertised (particularly since I ...
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What kind of revolver did Tuco have?

In the series Better Call Saul, in the second episode, where Tuco points a revolver at Saul, we can notice how unusually large the cylinder of the revolver looks. What is its make? Is it a real ...
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Why don't wizards teleport more?

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Fred and George Weasley acquire the ability and the rights to teleport. We can watch them teleport easily inside the Order's headquarters, which leads me ...
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How many languages does Oliver Queen speak?

How many languages does Oliver Queen speak in the Arrow?

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