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How does time travel work in the Terminator franchise given the nature of the time travel devices and the movement of the Earth?

Given the mechanism of time travel shown across the Terminator media (films and TV series) - namely, the traveler being sent from a machine to a point where there is no receptor device - is there ...
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Which language was used on store billboards and newspapers in No Escape (2015)?

Based on this question: What country does No Escape take place in? the country is unknown and population speaks a mix of some Thai languages, what language is used in newspapers and store billboards ...
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Why did Ashwin ask Reema about watching the movie “Ijazaat” in “Talvar”?

Talking about the movie Talvar In the scene where Reema (played by Tabu) returned some items to Ashwin Kumar (played by Irfan Khan), Ashwin was upset. Coz those items (cards, letters, photos) were ...
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Is Michael Corleone against his father's business?

In the Wikipedia article about Michael we have: Unlike his two older brothers, Michael shuns the Corleone "family business" In the first movie of The Godfather trilogy, the first talk of Michael ...
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Is this a nod to new 52 or just a coincidence?

I saved this screenshot from the 5th episode of season 1 of Supergirl and I was wondering, is the a nod to the new 52 or just a coincidence?
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Identifying a movie about witches running an orphange

I remember watching a film when I was a child in the 80's. I think it was a children's film, and was either British or American. A group of witches (I think three) running an orphanage or workhouse ...
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Won't Seven of Nine get tired legs or feet?

Won't Seven of Nine from Star Trek: Voyager get tired legs or feet from standing almost continuously, even when regenerating? I could imagine a borg drone not getting tired legs because of all the ...
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Is man capable of tearing off a car trunk lid like shown in U.N.C.L.E.?

As far as I understood, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. was not a science fiction movie, however, the scene where the Russian agent is chasing after the American agent and the girl and then tears off the car ...
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Are ghosts real in the “Bones” tv show?

TLDR: Are ghosts actually real in Bones and is there any Word of God evidence to support this? Does that mean Teddy was really there, and not just a hallucination? I am watching Bones and have just ...
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Why file an FIR in A Wednesday?

In the movie A Wednesday Nasruddin Shah the common man does file an FIR (first information report) for a lost wallet. Why does he do that? He was at the station to plant the bag of RDX, what could be ...
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Need help, cannot find this movie!

I watched a movie on cable (most likely on IFC or Sundance, but possibly another paid movie channel) sometime between 2004 and 2006. I watched it, along with "House of Spirits" a few times back to ...
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Radioactive gold in Goldfinger [closed]

In the 1964 movie, Goldfinger tries to make the entire gold reserve of Fort Knox radioactive for 58 years (through Cobolt and Iodine), although this sounds quite clever, what do you think would happen ...
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In the future, rich old people could transfer their conscience into poor young people. What's the name of the movie?

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie and I'm having a hard time doing that. So the plot is similar with the one described in the title. If I remember right, the poor young people had only a ...
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Late 60s\early 70s vampire movie that opens with a shovel going through a casket lid

Might have been a Castle production... Beginning of flick, a long shot at dusk of a burial party in the middle of nowhere. (The credits had not come up yet.) As the party prepares to lower the casket, ...
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Were they trying to kill off Klinger?

In the two parter 'Fade out, fade in' in MASH we see that Klinger enlists the services of a 'lawyer' to get him a section 8. Although this fails, out of universe, was this an attempt, at least ...
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Opening scene where a man on horse rides up to a female police officer or security guard holding a bouquet

I am trying to figure out the title of a movie based on my husband's description of the opening scene. As a child, my husband went to a movie theatre to see The Sandlot (1993), but the theatre began ...
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Horror movie where female protagonist gets kidnapped and held captive in an old white house; male friend tries to rescue her

I originally watched this horror movie on demand around 2013. The female protagonist had been kidnapped, and her male friend (ex-boyfriend?) followed her to this old white house to rescue her at ...
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A white man and an African American are brothers

I have seen this movie before 2008. (English/Color) The plot revolves around a white man who finds out that he is the brother of an African American man (they have the same mother I guess). Than ...
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Romantic comedy with young male secretary and elder blonde female boss

I hope someone remembers this movie that I want to see again, but I neither know the title nor any of the actors... I saw this some years ago, I guess it was an American TV movie, but I'm not entirely ...
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Identifying an old Sci-Fi movie with a flying hand that kills people

I saw this movie once at my Grandma's house, probably in the late 90's early 00's on what was most likely the Sci-Fi channel. Unfortunately, I don't know any of the actors or actresses, and I only ...
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163 views

The name of a film involving trees killing the towns people

I don’t know any of the actors and unfortunately can't describe the two main characters other then a man and woman. Era of this film between 1980 - 90s. I remember only some of the scenes which are ...
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249 views

Horror movie with party pranks that turn real

I am trying to find the name of a horror movie. It is about a girl and her boyfriend who are invited to a party thrown by the girl's sister; the sister does not like the boyfriend and wants to break ...
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Why are some episodes of Adventure Time worse than others in terms of animation?

I'm watching Adventure Time and I have noticed that some episodes have an amazing animation quality while others are so badly drawn compared. They seem to change the artist at some episodes or ...
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186 views

Is the Orange Is The New Black lay-down alarm real?

In Orange Is The New Black, there's an alarm periodically that causes inmates to lie prone on the ground. How similar is this to real correctional facilities?
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What subject is partial to post-war British painters?

In Inception, in the beginning dream scene, Mal remarks that a painting looks like Arthur's taste. Cobb replies that, "Actually, the subject is partial to post-war British painters." What subject ...
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Help finding an old movie about an alien on a boat?

It's a movie I watched a bit of when I was a child, can't remember exactly when the movie was shown but it was probably made no later than 2005 and probably not before the 90s I only remember parts ...
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How is Gideon able to capture people of Gravity Falls in appropriate camera angles?

I was watching Gravity Falls S1E20, here Dipper defeats Gideon inside the huge robot and crash lands the robot on ground. When the people of Gravity Falls assemble to check out the explosion and crash,...
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Cartoon Movie that aired between 2000 and 2009 and looks like Danny Phantom

I've done a lot of searches and want to watch this movie again, but can't find its name. It aired on a kids channel like Nickelodeon or Cartoon Network. It is a cartoon style movie about a boy (that ...
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How are the cameras set up on So You Think You Can Dance?

In So You Think You Can Dance there is usually a camera movement I can't decipher how is made. In this case the camera move right to left, and enter forward to the ...
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Foreign movie on cable (Showtime), probably from the mid 80's

It's a long shot, but here goes ... I am looking for a movie I was years ago on cable (Showtime), showed around the mid to late 80's. It was probably originally a Spanish production, but obviously I ...
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190 views

Movie about a karate girl?

This was a movie about a rebellious, American, teenaged girl who learns karate from a Japanese teacher. He has a connection with, or at least visits, her grandmother. I saw it around the year 2000, ...
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Movie with 3 friends using a time machine constructed by one of them

The movie is about 3 friends where one of them makes a time machine. First they send the dog then the one who made the machine sends himself and lastly he sends his two friends. They get to the same ...
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Looking for Belgian short silent movie about dystopian society

I'm looking for a Belgian short silent movie, black & white, probably from the 30s. I saw the movie some 30 years ago, when our physics teacher showed it to us, probably because class finished 10 ...
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How many people did the killer actually kill in the 1st season of True Detective

So I lost counting of how many people the killer in the first season of True Detective killed in the end. There was a murder at the start. The girl was found in the woods. Soon after we heard about ...
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Question about Jim and Claire's relationship

In the first Mission: Impossible movie, towards the end, Jim Phelps kills his wife, Claire. Up until then, we know that they were working together on framing Ethan. So why does he go ahead and kill ...
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Why was there no female minion?

In the 3 minion movies i.e. Despicable Me 1, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, all the minions were male characters (including maid Phil :P). Why was not a single female minion character present?
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90's experimental British film exploring the UK

Has anybody heard of an experimental art film from England in the early 90's where there is just narration and footage of places around the UK? The narrator is recounting things that his travel ...
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Are White Walkers Immortals?

Except being stabbed by Dragonglass/Valyrian Steel which can kill the White Walkers, in addition to other things they can be killed by that we might not know at the moment, are White Walkers in Game ...
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Cartoon movie from 80's, possibly Russian fairytale

I'm trying to find a movie that I watched once as a teenager, so in the 80's. It was cartoon, not live-action, and I believe the story was a Russian fairytale. The protagonist was a boy who was sent ...
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Strange movie with a farm boy dealing with uncertainty about his sexuality

I keep remembering bits of this movie I saw parts of ~15 years ago, but I can't put together the right keywords to find it. Here are some details: The story centers around a boy in a farm town (I ...
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Time travels and car racing

I'm looking for the movie which: is from the 80s is probably English language main subject was car racing when the folowing car during car racing run down the preceding one and was kicked off into ...
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Comedy about two con-men and a policewoman that has them under surveillance

Can someone please help me out with this one movie? It's a movie about two con-men, and one of them is the brains of the group, and the other one is stupid, and they somehow acquire a lot of cash ...
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What was the original ending in “Vámonos con Pancho Villa”?

I've heard the original ending for Vámonos con Pancho Villa (Fernando de Fuentes, México, 1936) was changed. What was the original ending? Why was it changed? If possible, I'd need sources.
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Why do the samurai make the suicide charge in The Last Samurai?

After repelling the charging regiment at the end of The Last Samurai, the remaining samurai decide to make a head on cavalry charge against Gatling Guns and Howitzers. Why do they make this charge? P....
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Why are there so many Shark based monster movies these days?

Other than Jaws and maybe that movie with LL Cool J and Samuel L Jackson, I can't really think of many shark monster/horror movies. But suddenly it seems to me that there is a new shark monster movie ...
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From which play YouTube video of Al Pacino belongs to in Jack and Jill?

In Jack and Jill, there is a YouTube video of Al Pacino having a nervous breakdown. In that video, what play is he doing? It seems like Shakespeare to me but which play of Shakespeare is it? And when ...
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Why do people never turn off the car headlights when they stop the engine?

In several movies, I keep noticing a trope: whenever someone is in a car at night, with a running engine, and headlights are on, they will keep the lights on, not only after the stop the engine, but ...
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Looking for an 80s cartoon set in a canyon where the characters use ropes on grappling guns to move around

Please help me remember this cartoon. So, there are these guys, maybe in an alien world maybe not, but definitely in a canyon. They all use backpacks that shoot ropes like grappling guns that hook ...
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Why did Dean and Cindy separate?

What was the reason for Dean and Cindy's marriage to fall apart in Blue Valentine? Seems like Dean was ready to change his ways. Why didn't Cindy give him a chance?
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How could the MiB change into this person?

It is known from Lost that the MIB ... In one episode then, Shannon gets a vision or visitation from ... I explained this myself - even after knowing of MiB's power - that Shannon is a mentally ...

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