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Ending of “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” (2009)?

I just watched "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans" and I was wondering about the ending. Immediately after Nicholas Cage's character snorts a line from the bag of uncut heroin and sits next to ...
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1answer
81 views

Where is guy holding a weird needle gun from? [on hold]

Can you please tell me where this is from? Thanks
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1answer
85 views

How did LeChiffre know the tracker was in Bond's arm?

In Casino Royale, after Bond is captured by LeChiffre, the first thing LeChiffre's men do is cut out the tracker MI6 had put in Bond's arm. How did LeChiffre know it was there? He tells Bond But ...
1
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1answer
86 views

which cartoon series had soundtrack similar to MI

I can't remember the cartoon series whose title track is similar to the mission impossible movie track. Can anyone help me out here, I am scratching my head over it for a long time!! It use to come ...
11
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2answers
3k views

Why were 2 episodes omitted from the “The Tick” DVD releases, and why was Season 3 never released to Region 1?

The cartoon "The Tick" had two Region 1 DVD releases: The Tick vs. Season One and The Tick vs. Season Two, but Season One is missing the episode "Tick vs. The Mole Men". Season Two is missing the ...
3
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1answer
83 views

What does Billy show Marty that makes him leave?

Towards the final scene of Seven Psychopaths, Billy is holding Bonny with the flare gun to its head. Marty initially refuses to go away. When he approaches Billy, he shows Marty something which causes ...
0
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1answer
102 views

What is the name of this movie

A young man is next in line to be the caregiver of a relative that has amphibian physical characteristics and has lived a long time. The problem, the young man is recently engaged and now is unwilling ...
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0answers
25 views

70s TV show. A witch was being accused of drugging local teens

I swear to god that it was Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew, but I checked the episode guide and can't find it. It was a small town. Local teens were 'freaking out' on drugs. I think that one guy crashed a ...
1
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1answer
29 views

Anothoer copy of Dr. Marbury's journal

In House of Cards we have first Seth Grayson use Dr. Marbury's hand-written notes to blackmail Claire and get a work position with her and Frank. He promises that there are no copies of those notes. ...
4
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1answer
304 views

Early 90s sci-fi show with a race of mutants

There was an early 90s SciFi show that played in the New York City area on public television. All I remember were there being like two races of people, one being normal human and the other were ...
3
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1answer
115 views

Why is Walter White such an effective negotiator?

There are several heated scenes in Breaking Bad where Walter literally buys his life out by convincing his enemies using precise words. But why is he so good at it, he clearly does not have 20 years ...
2
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1answer
120 views

Help identifying a war movie set in a fort in the desert

I'm trying to remember a movie with only knowing certain details. I remember it was about a man who was in the military. He was stationed at a fort somewhere in the desert. The fort was often under ...
6
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2answers
152 views

How realistic was Gus Fring's last scene?

Always wondered about this one scene in Breaking Bad, when Hector blows up the hospital and we see Gustavo Fring walking out of the room while fixing his tie. We are then revealed that half of his ...
2
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1answer
304 views

How did Robert's visit to Claire's house help the plot?

In The Best Offer, why does Robert (Sturgess) manoeuvre Oldman (Rush) to take him along when he has dinner with Claire? How does this help his scheme?
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1answer
1k views

Movie about a women who tries to break her ex-boyfriend's current relationship with the help of a guy?

It's a romantic comedy movie about a woman who wants her ex-boyfriend back. So she started staying opposite to his house in an old building. Where she met a guy who helped her in her purpose. They ...
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1answer
69 views

Name of british tv series [on hold]

I am trying to remember the name of a tv series (cancelled after the first season) where a team of "off-the-grid" policemen worked undercover/playing roles to solve cases. I can't recall any of the ...
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1answer
49 views

Searching an old movie about 13 brothers [on hold]

The movie is about 13 brothers. It is an old asian action movie. In the end of the movie the youngest brother had been dismembered by 4 horses. If anybody knows this movie, please let me know the ...
22
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2answers
6k views

Why hasn't the elevator been fixed?

In The Big Bang Theory the elevator has been out of order since the start of the series. To this date -- after season eight has finished -- the elevator has still not been fixed. Is there any ...
3
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1answer
93 views

Identify 70/80's softcore/erotic movie about orphaned young woman in expat community

I'm trying to date a childhood memory that involves a 70's or 80's softcore / erotic / porn movie. I've tried googling and searching on IMDb, but my memory of it is too vague for that to work. Let me ...
1
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1answer
62 views

Was Terra Nova too expensive to be renewed?

The show seemed reasonably entertaining and had its audience yet it did not work out. Was it mostly due to costly production or lack of audience?
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1answer
196 views

Why are most mobile phones set to vibrate in a TV series?

Is it a real thing or something made up? In Breaking Bad, most of the mobile phones vibrate instead of ringing. Do people really prefer to silence their mobile phones? Do they do it out of courtesy ...
2
votes
1answer
94 views

Who are the people who mug the ghost outside of Rhinehart's publishing firm?

In the movie The Ghost Writer as soon as the Ghost leaves the Rhinehart publishing, he gets mugged by people on the bike. I couldn't figure out who caused this act in the movie or if it was in any way ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

The Reaping alternate soundtrack

I liked the film 'The Reaping'. However, the John Frizell soundtrack seemed a safe choice compared to the usually suspenseful work of Philip Glass which was rejected for some reason. Why was the ...
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1answer
64 views

Title of an old caveman animation [on hold]

I'm looking for an old animation of a caveman who drags his woman off by her hair and in the end, I think she drags him off by his hair. I can't remember if it played during the opening titles in a ...
3
votes
1answer
385 views

What is the relevance of the Unabomber sideplot?

Near the end of The Insider, after the crippled down version of Jeffrey's interview aired on TV and Lowell Bergman returns from his forced vacation, he ends up somewhere in the US countryside in the ...
0
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1answer
76 views

Where is Elizabeth in the end of At Worlds End?

Will gives her his heart to protect and leaves her on some island. Is it Davy Jones' locker?
4
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1answer
739 views

Does Ethan Hunt rely on luck and chance?

Early in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, this council is arguing over the unreliability of the team, most specifically about the fact that they rely on luck. I think this is extremely true, however, ...
3
votes
1answer
287 views

Is the script Wes Craven is writing on his computer the movie itself?

In Wes Craven's New Nightmare, when Heather meets Wes at New Line, they talk about making a new movie to make Freddy stop. At the end of this sequence, we can see that Wes is actually writing the ...
6
votes
2answers
222 views

cave expedition to the center of the earth

I really hope anyone can help me with this one. I've been searching for this movie a lot over the years, but without result so far. It's going to be difficult because I remember very little about it. ...
3
votes
2answers
124 views

Why did Mike Ehrmantraut give up his life so easy?

Since very beginning, Gustavo's personal bodyguard and executor Mike Ehrmantraut is shown as a smart and an always aware man. Consider that Mike is a former policeman and a walking lie detector; not ...
14
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2answers
4k views

How does Neo know about the matrix before being removed from the dream world?

In The Matrix, during Neo & Trinity's initial meeting at the club, Trinity and Neo say: Trinity: It's the question that drives us mad. It's the question that brought you here. You know the ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Buñuel's movies in languages other than Spanish or French

I read somewhere that Buñuel made movies in three languages. All I know are his movies in Spanish and French. Is that true and in which other languages has he directed movies and what are those ...
0
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1answer
71 views

Looking for a movie that I thought starrred Christopher Reeve

Looking for a movie I saw years ago, possibly 80s. I thought it starred Christopher Reeve and Sissy Spacek but I can't find a movie with the two of them. He was returning from the civil war as her ...
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0answers
43 views

What is this movie about a group of “undercover” Americans threats or forcing other countries?

I have been looking like a madman after a movie I have seen for only a couple of years ago. I think it's somewhat based on real events (in modern times) (not sure about that) about a group of ...
2
votes
2answers
86 views

About the “whacking” scenes in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas

This whole sequence in Goodfellas baffled me. Why was DeNiro's character Jimmy allowed to betray and slaughter every member of his crew, including one of their wives (which I thought was taboo) ...
14
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3answers
2k views

What's the significance of the roses on Oskar Schindler's grave?

Jews have a tradition of placing stones on the grave. In the Film Schindler's List, in the ending scene everybody places stones on the grave of Oskar Schindler. But Liam Neeson places a pair of roses ...
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0answers
26 views

man attacked by floating bear claw?

I saw this movie around 1977, it was a "creature feature" from Bob Wilkins' show (RIP). All I remember about it is some guy reaching into a suitcase or trunk, or maybe reaching into a hole in the ...
2
votes
2answers
106 views

Why didn't Richard Kimble get shot?

Who doesn't love The Fugitive? Seriously there is just one part of the movie I don't get. This is after Kimble leaves visiting the prisoner at the city jail and is being chased by Deputy Gerard. ...
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0answers
57 views

Charmed? Buffy? I have no clue

The episode, I believe, started out with a shot of a lighthouse and a woman seducing a man, then his wife walked in so the unknown woman kissed him and stole his soul or breath? Then, later in the ...
7
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1answer
192 views

Why did Ben manipulate Locke into not entering the code?

In Season 2, Ben (as fake Henry Gale) was trying to manipulate Locke into not entering the code into the computer in the Swan Station. This was made clear in particular when Ben told Locke that never ...
6
votes
3answers
132 views

What would be the opposite of a MacGuffin?

A MacGuffin is a plot device that motivates the story's characters, but whose specific nature is unimportant to the overall plot. But is there a term for a plot device that is a primary motivator for ...
15
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9answers
3k views

What is the significance of the iconic imagery in the ending of Dredd?

There are two things that stand out visually at the end of Dredd. When Dredd finally confronts Ma-ma in her apartment there is a display of guns and a jacket on the wall. When Anderson is laying down ...
1
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1answer
54 views

Name of BBC 1990s screenplay set in near future; migrants trying to enter Europe

Dim memories of this from my childhood - asking now, obviously, because it's so topical. Set in some kind of Fortress Europe in the near future, lots of African migrants trying to get in (maybe a ...
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2answers
122 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 ...
26
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6answers
12k views

Why doesn't Marty use the other DeLorean?

In Back to the Future Part 3 Marty follows Doc back to 1885 to rescue him from being shot at the hands of Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen. He arrives in 1885 some time after Doc has written the letter that ...
2
votes
1answer
107 views

What exactly happened between Walt and Gretchen?

As we saw in Breaking-Bad there was something happening between Walt and Gretchen. Were they in love? If yes, then why did they get separated from each other?
6
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1answer
126 views

One scene - Lithuanian guy, window cleaner remotely deleting files on computer

This is a hard one, all I remember is one specific scene, even that one is unclear - a high building, there is a guy on window cleaner lift-platform outside, and two guys inside an office talking ...
1
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1answer
102 views

Identify this movie (western)

Colour, maybe 60s/70s. Soldiers are staying at fort, the Indians are also in the area and constant small attack by the Indians happen. Then the soldiers will go out on patrol and look for the ...
15
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3answers
930 views

What's the purpose of people shouting “Hello” into the phone several times after they've clearly been disconnected?

This is usually done with a landline phone. The character calls someone or someone is calling him, they talk for a while and then for any reason the other person hangs up earlier than the character ...
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vote
1answer
65 views

About the pregnant woman in The Talented Mr.Ripley

In the movie The Talented Mr.Ripley, was there any conclusive evidence in the film if the pregnant girl was murdered or was it simply a suicide. If she was pregnant, was there no way to know who the ...

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