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318 views

What is the main conflict/problem in “Sleepy Hollow” (1999)? [closed]

Could anyone, kindly, tell me the main conflict in the movie "Sleepy Hollow" from 1999? I've watched the film, but I'm having difficulty in trying to determine exactly what the main conflict is. ...
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1answer
304 views

What are the differences among Celtic American comedy, Jewish American Comedy and African American comedy?

I am not American but I watched a lot of American comedy movies and I noticed something. That is, the types of jokes of Celtic American comedy, Jewish American Comedy and African American comedy are ...
7
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1answer
8k views

Who is this guy helping Harry Osborn?

At the end of the movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2, a guy meets Harry Osborn in the penitentiary and talks to Harry about unleashing villains like Rhino. Who's this guy helping Harry? Is he Harry's ...
5
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2answers
358 views

The powers of spidey in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, there's this one scene in particular where Max Dillon leaves the hospital and goes into a crowded area in search of electricity, at the same time Peter Parker is with Gwen ...
9
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1answer
770 views

What is the reason some of the characters in Lost are named after enlightenment thinker?

I am now into Season 2 of Lost, and I notice that there are at least two characters in it that have the same name as the thinkers from Enlightenment period, such as John Locke and David Hume. Any ...
8
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1answer
3k views

How could Harold Finch keep his fortune while faking his own death?

When his partner Nathan Ingram is killed with a bomb, Harold Finch decides to fake his own dead to protect him (and his fiancée). Despite he is presumed dead as well, he still owns a fortune and ...
8
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2answers
3k views

Which Marvel character are they talking about?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when they mention future threat for Hydra like Bruce Banner and other names (or references), they said something like "some guy from Egypt". Which character are ...
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1answer
210 views

movie about a house that lives off of people

I've been searching everywhere for this with no luck. The movie starts off with a paranormal investigative team going to this house with a big black gate to stay the night and investigate the house. ...
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1answer
119 views

Industry sources for film news [closed]

I've searched around for good places to get movie and television news and have found some good places, like Screen Rant and /Film. But a lot of times information will be mentioned, such as, "it's ...
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2answers
803 views

Did Stephen really get what he wanted?

After Stephen got shot by Diamond Dog's men right in front of his Brother Bloom he reveals to him that it was only fake blood and he pulled of the ultimate con. He says farewell to Bloom, that he ...
2
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1answer
722 views

How did the police find Frank?

In the movie Labor Day (2013), Adele, Frank and Henry were just about to get in the car and leave when the police showed up and took Frank away. My question is how did the police know where Frank was? ...
2
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1answer
117 views

60's TV show about an alien investigating human behavior in a creepy house

I saw this as a child in the 1960's. A motorist watches a young man age and die within minutes. He enters a house to investigate. It is filled with an odd assortment of people who do not get along, ...
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0answers
218 views

How did Victoria know that Charlotte wouldn't be harmed? (Revenge Season 3 Episode 21)

In Revenge Season 3 Episode 21, (spoilers follow, do not read if you have not watched the above episode) Does anyone know how Victoria know that Charlotte wouldn't be harmed, or can speculate on ...
0
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1answer
397 views

Movie where “no” means “yes”?

There was a movie where an angel or ghost (something female) was helping a guy get laid and there was a part I remember where she was telling him that "no" means "yes". I don't really remember ...
3
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1answer
277 views

Kid's dog chewing on device that looks like a bone, turns out to be a bomb

So this was a Sci-Fi TV series about a kid who happens to find part of a device that looked like a bone that his dog was chewing. This device was later known to be a bomb. The boy was joined by some ...
5
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1answer
404 views

Are the unicorns' outfits referencing other film/tv franchises?

So the Regular Show episode "The Unicorns Have Got to Go" features a number of unicorns in different clothes. It's pretty obvoius that the third unicorn from the left is wearing an outfit ...
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1answer
1k views

Anime style show about a female space ship racer

There was a show on Disney channel or Disney XD around 2009. I think it was an anime styled and futuristic. this girl raced what seemed to be space ships and had many friends. I'm not sure if she ...
9
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2answers
3k views

Why doesn't Wolverine die when he loses his ability to heal?

In The Wolverine, Viper suppresses Logan's healing power by introducing some kind of bug into his body. This affects the healing power of Wolverine and slows him down considerably. After this he even ...
3
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1answer
487 views

Woman moves into an apartment, awakes a vampire and falls in love with him

I don't have a whole lot to go on, but I recall watching a movie in my early childhood (i.e. early '90s) about a woman who moved into a new apartment and subsequently awoke a vampire who she later ...
4
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1answer
240 views

Is there a trend in recent crime shows to complement eccentric protagonists with grown-up and intelligent daughters? Why?

When watching Shark, Lie to Me and Castle which were all released in the late 2000s, it ocurred to me that they all pose their strong but slightly eccentric/difficult male protagonists as divorced ...
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2answers
154 views

Gangster's car is modified to be stealthy

A rich gangster who has come into possession some fancy car. He gets the car modified to go into a stealth mode. There are some scenes where the cops are following in a helicopter and lose him when ...
2
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1answer
465 views

Psychologist studies patient and discovers she's telepathic

It was a movie that started off about a young lady who was finishing high school and when she was at her prom I think, she started hearing voices and flipped out. She was taken to a mental ...
2
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1answer
99 views

Struggling to remember the name of a Brit gangster drama series

A British drama series - late 90s / early 2000s - about a gangland family. I think it was set in the 60s. As I recall, when the boss dies, the son and daughter take over the family and disown ...
2
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1answer
271 views

Meaning of “I filled a river, and now all thoughts are sacred and pure” in Kung Fu Hustle

In the movie, just before the street musicians block Sing and Bone's view of a pretty lady walking down the street, Bone sounds like he says "I filled a river, and now all thoughts are sacred and pure"...
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1answer
240 views

Sunglasses quote

I'm searching for a movie with a quote about sunglasses. The quote goes something like: Nobody is wearing sunglasses in closed rooms. Except perverts and blind people. It might be a Guy Ritchie ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Why did they rob the French bank?

I see why Tressler and Elkhorn were robbed and why Thaddeus was framed, but I don't get why a French bank was robbed. The only hint I got from the movie was "they delivered the note" and that makes no ...
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2answers
246 views

Film where markings appear on a boys body?

I watched a film a while ago, I don't remember much but it was based on a boy who had markings of some kind on his body. He dies in it. He goes to a house which I think was haunted with either a ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Horror movie - trapped in vacant hospital, time behaves oddly

I watched this horror movie about 4 years ago. It was about a bunch of people trapped in a vacant hospital full of scary creatures. These creatures just wanted to kill them for no good reason. I ...
8
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1answer
380 views

President sacrificed to kill the alien but failed?

At first, I'm not native English speaker and I don't have many friends from outside countries. Scene: *"The president (or someone similar, vice president, maybe...) was about going to sacrificed ...
2
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1answer
280 views

Older Sci-Fi/Fantasy animated movie?

What I can remember was that this was an OLD sci-fi/fantasy movie (I think I remember it being in 3D) and it had a female protagonist with some sort of tribal paint/tattooing on her. She did the ...
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3answers
4k views

Movie where contestants have to kill one another for money

So my memory is pretty bad, but.. i believe it was filmed in early 2000s. It's a movie about a reality tv type show where contestants are trapped inside a gorgeous villa and have to kill each other ...
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2answers
382 views

Looking for a film about handling sadness to compare to the novel Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami [duplicate]

For a school assignment, I need to write an essay comparing the novel Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami to a film with a similar theme. Over the course of the novel, the main character is torn with ...
7
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1answer
3k views

What kind of flashlights are used in the X-Files by the FBI?

I've noticed that in the X-Files series the FBI agents use flashlights that has very strong light. There are many dark scenes and when in buildings they usually don't use the electricity of the ...
4
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1answer
223 views

Was the suspicion that fell on The Counselor really a coincidence?

When the drug cartel's motorbike courier is killed (and a big drug delivery subsequently stolen), the deal in which The Counselor is involved goes terribly wrong. By the unlucky coincidence that The ...
6
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2answers
2k views

In what year is House of Cards set?

The first season of House of Cards starts with the inauguration of Garrett Walker as 45th President. If the show is true to reality, that would make Walker the successor of Barack Obama, and have him ...
5
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3answers
459 views

Name of the movie? Crew thinks they're on a spaceship, but discover they're still on earth

I saw this live-action movie on German free TV at least 10 years ago (probably more). It definitely had "Voyager" in its name (at least, in the German dub's name, original might be entirely different) ...
3
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1answer
126 views

Psychotherapist swaps with a dangerous patient

Years ago, I watched a fantastic drama/thriller movie of a girl who worked in some kind of an institute, probably a mental-illness-prison. The girl is taking care of the most dangerous patient, who ...
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1answer
1k views

Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Analysis, Interpretations and randomness

Tetsuo is an Experimental Movie released in 1989 by Japanese director Shin'ya Tsukamoto. The score of the movie was composed by Chu Ishikawa and is inspired by the german pioneer bands in experimental ...
4
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1answer
1k views

How did Jessica find out that Brody slept with Carrie?

I am watching Homeland season 2 (Episode 8 by now). Throughout the series, Jessica numerously indicates that Brody is sleeping with the CIA girl but I can't recall how did she find that Brody is ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Girl able to predict future events, people able to read mind?

I'm trying to know the name of this movie I saw before. The movie about a girl (short, more like an emo kid), with a diary where she draws images that depicts future events. People are trying to chase ...
2
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2answers
157 views

Why did Lord Coward not protect his machine

I have trouble with this huge plothole in Sherlock Holmes. In the movie Holmes enlightens Lord Coward that he knows about the machine in the sewer to kill the lion (parlament). After that Lord ...
12
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1answer
656 views

Examining the limits of the MCU?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is defined as a transmedia franchise, in that it seeks to push unified content fluidly across different mediums, but prioritizes the Live Action depiction of its ...
2
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2answers
302 views

Western comedy with a sheriff that does not want to be a sheriff, and a duel

Western comedy. Likely from the 1960s to early 1980s. The protagonist is a man that somehow manages to become sheriff in a town. It ends up with him having to duel some badass bandit. I'm not 100% ...
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1answer
172 views

Entanglement comedy with suitcases

It is very little I remember from this film but I'll do my best. It was an American comedy. Likely from the early 1980s. IIRC it was a typical entanglement comedy. Not sure if this was only a ...
2
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1answer
234 views

1970s heist movie

American comedy in colour from 1970s. Not as late as 1980. I believe they wanted to steal some jewellery, gold or similar. Do not think it was money. There was some car chasing, with some (red?) car ...
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1answer
435 views

Bank robbery comedy with tunnel

A black and white comedy with sound. It was either French or Italian. Believe it was French. Setting was set to the 1900s, I guess 1930+, perhaps late fifties early sixties. Believe it was a ...
2
votes
2answers
913 views

Why does FX's Fargo have a 1h13m airtime?

FX's new Fargo TV series airs from 10 PM to 11:13 PM, Eastern. Why? I'm positive they could trim enough from each episode to make it fit a normal one-hour timeslot, and I doubt it'd be too hard to ...
2
votes
1answer
307 views

Comedy name? Jew and neo-nazi hook up

It's a teen comedy. A bunch of guys traveled somewhere and were trying to score with some chicks. This is what I remember: 1) This guy who is Jewish and a bit of a nerd fells for a hot German girl (...
5
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1answer
203 views

French movie, man living at gas station, can't/won't leave

I just got a request from a friend of mine who is looking for a certain movie, but alas I couldn't help her... maybe you can. She describes the movie as follows : It's a french movie about a man ...
6
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2answers
576 views

Why are cartoon coconuts (on trees) brown?

Real coconuts are either green or yellow (there may be other variants I'm unaware of) not brown. Why are they always colored brown in cartoons? Growing up in a tropical country with coconut trees an ...

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