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What is the reason for these 10-second gaps?

I've been watching Supergirl for a while now, and something got me wondering. Why are there 10-second gaps between most scenes (not all)? I encountered the same thing years ago with No Ordinary ...
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TV series where a large space ship has to eject their reactor before it explodes

I'm looking for an old TV show/series. This is what I recall, I saw it around 6 years ago, watching it on a VCR tape, and since then it has been thrown out. This is what I recall of the show: Some ...
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Sci-Fi movie with a dome and cannibalism [duplicate]

My husband just asked me about a movie and I had no idea what he was talking about. He had no idea when the movie came out and he's not sure about anyone in the cast...he said it could have been ...
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Why do kids shows have so many musical numbers

.....or why do shows for adults lack musical numbers? In watching TV with my nieces on Nickelodeon and Disney it seems that musical numbers are not uncommon. In contrast, except for shows dedicated ...
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Was Childhood's End Intended To Parallel Biblical Prophecy?

I just finished watching the three-part SyFy channel mini-series adaptation of "Childhood's End", and I was left wondering about a number of seeming correlations between the story told (originally by ...
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Three Days of the Condor - communications protocols. Script vs movie adaptation

Sydney Pollack's Three Days of the Condor has always been one of my favourite movies, not only in regards to the spy movie genre but in general. I have known for a long time that the novel on which ...
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Kids TV puppet show late 70's BBC

I may be mashing two shows together as this is a very early memory. There was a man in a suit of armour with a clock in his belly, he walks along on a very flat landscape and meets various other ...
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Why Lorenzo de medici never ask about his daughters in da vinci's demon?

Recently I watched series named Da Vinci's Demons, and this question is about the character Lorezo de Medici In one episode in season 3 (I don't remember the episode) he was caught by the Turks and ...
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Edward Baines in a coma, seals and sailing?

In The Cell (2000), what is the connection between Edward Baines being in a coma, the seals being killed on the beach as mentioned in the newspaper article, and sailing the boat?
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How involved are Edward Baines' parents?

In The Cell (2000), how involved with the procedure are Edward Baines' parents? Did they have any say in creating the procedure, help design it in any way, or did they just shell out a ton of money ...
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In this movie, man accidentally watches woman have breakdown in her home

I remember watching a movie, possibly tv, in the 2000-s. UK movie (or accent of actors). A man bumps into a woman on a busy street. She drops her phone. He tries to give it back but she is in a ...
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Was the job offer part of the plan all along?

In the film Snowpiercer (2013), besides population control was Wilford's offering up leadership of the train to Curtis also part of the plan? I mean, was Wilford planning on retiring and offering the ...
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4 episodes TV series about personality types (extrovert/introvert + thinking/feeling)

I am looking to find the title/details of a TV program of 4 episodes about different personality types (extrovert/introvert + thinking/feeling). It was a British production (but I do not think it was ...
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Was the twist in The Empire Strikes Back leaked to the public before the movie's release?

There has been an unprecedented amount of leaks available for the latest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, including spoilers for all the twists and plot points. This made me think of The Empire ...
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Is Mr. Robot Real? [duplicate]

The older fsociety dude with the specs, that recruits Elliot on the train.. And pushes Elliot off the pier onto the rocks or whatever it is that happened. Is he real, Elliot's alter ego? Or some kind ...
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French TV series (early 80s) about a girl who goes to school as a boy

I vaguely remember a TV serial shown on french TV in the early 80s (that was back when all of french TV channels were state run, but that's just by-the-by). Probably french, maybe translated - the ...
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Why did he have to let go? [duplicate]

In Gravity, when they get back to the ISS, she was barely holding onto him, but they were both stopped. Why, then, did he have to let go or otherwise he'd pull her with him? As far as I could tell, ...
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What was the movie Tom referred to when arguing with Chris?

In the Parks and Recreation episode Operation Ann (S04E14), Chris Traeger was responsible for DJing in a Valentine's Day party. He was playing horrible music and this conversation happened between him ...
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Why was Ant-Man excluded from the Civil War trailer?

Has there been any official word on why Ant-Man, who we know from promotional images and the Ant-Man stinger sequel hook to be involved in Captain America- Civil War, was excluded from the recently ...
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Why is the child disclaimer incomplete?

The third season of Masters of Sex has a disclaimer that ends by telling us ... the children Tessa, Henry, Johnny, and Jenny are fictional. Thing is, Masters has 3 children in this season. I ...
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Possible disease of Kramer

Throughout all episodes of Seinfeld, we've seen that Kramer might have a neurological disorder, which could explain why he falls so frequently. However, the writers did not clarify which disease that ...
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What's with the unusual siren sounds throughout Blochin?

The first season of Blochin: Die Lebenden und die Toten naturally featured many sirens of police cars to be heard throughout the story. However, what was very confusing to me about those sirens was ...
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What percentage of movies make a net loss during their theatrical run?

I am writing a research article involving movies, and I want to prove my point that the movie industry is a very risky business. For this, I would like to quote a reliable source indicating the ...
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Where is Hannibal's extra finger?

In the TV series Hannibal, a prequel to Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal clearly has a normal set of digits. But, in the book Hannibal, set after Silence of the Lambs, there is great discussion about ...
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Relation between Wild Hogs and Hangover

I recently watched 'Wild Hogs(2007)', felt there are a few similarities with 'The Hangover (2009)': 4 friends go on a trip, where one lies to his wife (Ed Helms and Martin Lawrence) Both of them ...
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Why was the swearing taken out of “Gods and Monsters” in American horror story?

In American Horror story: Freak show Elsa Mars sings a version of Lana Del Rey's "Gods and Monsters" in which, amongst other things, all of the bad language is changed for more... suitable(?) ...
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Movie with some type of creature/alien

I was a kid when I first saw a glimpse of this movie (my parents sent me to bed afterwords for being a creepy movie), but I clearly remember: A scene in which two lab coaties are in a room, a ...
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The Last Man On Earth Plot Trick

I was watching The Last Man On Earth S02E05 and I was assuming it was the body of Gordon (Will Ferrell) from episode 1 in the fridge the whole time and Todd was doing cannibalism but then it was ...
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Textual vs material representation in Blade Runner cinematography

Do the cinematography techniques in Blade Runner use textual representation (image as text) or material representation (image as presence) in order to convey the themes or motifs of the film? I ...
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Why does the Airwolf series use “photon torpedo”-like missiles?

What wondered me is that they made the effort of Airwolf dodging missiles or using decoys to get rid of them. We see the missile head flying in the background or the missile itself hunting Airwolf. ...
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In Skyfall, what is the significance of M's post-mortem gift of a porcelain pug to Bond? [duplicate]

At the end of Skyfall, M wills an ugly porcelain pug to James Bond. When it is suggested to Bond that it was M's way of telling him to take a desk job, Bond affirms that it was just the opposite. ...
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Looking for a 50~ year-old horror film about a cave filled with flying demons

I'm looking for a film that was produced in either the 1950s or the 1960s. My mom wants to recommend to me the "scariest film (she) and (her) family had ever seen", but she cannot remember the title. ...
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How many people has Jim killed in Under the Dome?

How many people has Jim killed in Under the Dome? This is a serious question, as I'm starting to wonder if Jim is a greater threat to humanity than the dome and what's inside it.
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What servers does Samaritan run on?

In Person of Interest, the Machine is shown to be running on a on IFT Sabre Blade 2437 servers which are renamed Dell PowerEdge SC1425 servers. At the end of season 3 we can see server farms with ...
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Was Barbara Kean always intended to be like this?

In Gotham season 2, it was shown that Was that always intended to be like this from the beginning or was it changed later on, due to the bad reception of her character or not getting access to a ...
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How is Bucky resurrected after death? [duplicate]

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Bucky dies before coming back as The Winter Soldier in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Why was he chosen to become The Winter Soldier and how was he ...
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How detrimental was the initial hull breach by the shipping container for the boat's ultimate fate?

The story of All Is Lost begins with Our Man's boat getting hit by an abandoned shipping container, which breaches the boat's hull and thus sets in motion his quest for survival and ultimately the ...
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Why were there so many repeat performances in Columbo?

Watching Columbo reruns I noticed that a lot of actors have repeat performances in different episodes portraying different characters. This page has a big list of such actors, one of them played as ...
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Where does the automated/automatic come from in ADR? [duplicate]

I know there are recent advancements in software that allow for automatic/automated dialogue replacement but in films that predate this technology they still use the same terminology and as far as I ...
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Why use foreign accents in English language movies when unnecessary?

I've recently watched the movie Child 44, which is set in the 1950's Soviet Union during the Stalin regime. Apart from the fact that the movie itself is not memorable in my opinion, the thing that has ...
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Does Magnussen have any disorders?

People here and on the Web generally have established that Sherlock is not a sociopath and that Moriarty most likely is a psychopath. Can we say that Magnussen from Sherlock season 3 has any ...
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Why does Agent Smith call the Oracle mom?

In Matrix Revolutions, when Smith and Oracle meet, she calls him a bastard and he says "you would know, mom". What does this imply? Why does he call her mom?
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fantasy fighting movie - 80s or 90s

I'm looking for a weird movie in a fantasy or post-apocalyptic setting. It's an American (90% sure) or British movie. The main character is a Caucasian male with long blonde hair - he kinda looks like ...
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What made Bronach and Ben sad?

In Song of the Sea, why did Bronach look sorrowful when Ben asked her not to take Saoirse away, and why did Ben cry after seeing this reaction of Bronach? I think I got the metaphorical structure of ...
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Movie about a smart house that locks the family in? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what film this is? (Its NOT the disney one with Katey Segal) I can only remember a few details from the film: Its an American film. Its a Thriller Its from 80s - Early 90s The ...
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Who is the devil in 'I Saw the Devil'?

In the movie I Saw the Devil, who is supposed to be the devil? At first I thought it was the killer, but later we see that the protagonist is pretty bad as well. Which one of them does the title ...
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Why does Mission: Impossible sometimes use a shorter intro?

While rewatching the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible I noticed that in some episodes they used a much shorter version of the whole intro sequence, which had a shorter music piece, less pre-character ...
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Western where one shots at spurs making them spin

Ok, I know this is very thin, but I thought I'll give it a try... I'm trying to find the tittle of the first Western-movie I really saw as a kid - and when I say "saw", I mean that I saw about 10 ...
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230 views

Sci-fi space movie, with destroyed Earth (appeared purple-ish with alien-like features)

I'm trying to figure out the name of a certain sci-fi space movie. I can vaguely remember the plot and I've recently (?) watched it too. The Earth was supposedly ravaged by a war, then turned into a ...
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458 views

What was the reason for Terry Markwells departure from Mission: Impossible?

The episode "The Fortune" (S01E12) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible sees the death of primary team member Casey Randall (Terry Markwell) and the introduction of Jane Badler's Shannon Reed, who ...

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