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208 views

Is there a common origin to those blue background TV commercials?

I've seen a number of these in my many years of watching TV since at least the 1990s. These are commercials for some random mail order product, and right before the ad ends, the screen cuts to ...
26
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3answers
4k views

Are Movie Stars typically forbidden from appearing in future commercials resembling a played character?

Maybe no one around here would know the answer to this, or maybe it varies wildly, but I'm curious to know whether or not it's typical for movie stars to be forbidden from resembling the character ...
4
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1answer
203 views

Captions in Mexican TV Commercials

Watching Mexican TV channels like Televisa and TVAzteca, you'll notice that many TV commercials have captions at the bottom of the screen with what appear to read as cautionary messages. Snack ...
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1answer
31 views

Movie where monster can only come out in the dark. (Not Lights Out) [duplicate]

Ok so recently this new movie "Lights Out" is coming out and I remember seeing something like it when I was young it was like lights out because the monster/creature only came out in the dark, I don't ...
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0answers
15 views

Into what type of animal did David transform the woman?

At one point in The Lobster, the narrator explains that the protagonist David transforms a woman into an animal. The narrator also says that David wouldn't disclose what type of animal he chose the ...
3
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2answers
145 views

Why did Colin Farrell hook up with that psycho chick?

I watched The Lobster (2015) last night (which, by the way, is one of the most bizarre movies I've ever seen...), and I'm confused as to why Colin Farrell's character hooks up with that psycho woman. ...
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0answers
61 views
+100

Did Heinzmann run into the truck on purpose?

At the end of The Defector (orig.: L'espion) Peter Heinzmann meets up with Prof. Bower and Agent Adams in West Germany after he defected (more or less due to his experiences in Bower's case). Yet we ...
1
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1answer
40 views

Movie about two news reporters figuring out a murder but one of them is actually the killer

I'm looking for a movie about a black woman and white man who are trying to figure out who killed the girls friend. The black girl goes into his house at one point and finds a shrine of herself (...
2
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2answers
70 views

Why did Amenadiel almost die?

In Lucifer's final episode of the first season we saw that Amenadiel almost died because of Maze's knife. But for Lucifer it was nothing. In previous episodes Maze threw knives at him. Assuming that ...
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1answer
30 views

Movie about mother and young being daughter haunted

I'm looking for a movie that would have been from around 2000-2006 maybe? All I remember is that it was about a mother and her child moving into a new house and they are haunted by this little girl ...
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3answers
1k views

Last video in “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”

I just watched "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" and quite liked it. But I could not understand the meaning of last video, where all through the movie I was damn excited to see what will Greg come up ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Questions related to Rose and Kayako [on hold]

Recently I watched all 3 movies of The Grudge series; in the past I've been too scared for horror, now I simply love it. But anyways... In the last scene, Naoko tells Lisa Rose has to drink the blood ...
2
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1answer
143 views

The message received by Abel before his capture

During the first few minutes of the Bridge of Spies, Abel is seen receiving and decoding a secret message. He smartly destroys the evidence during his capture by the FBI agents. What was that message ...
5
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1answer
98 views

On whose behalf was the auctioneer bidding?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
1
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0answers
55 views

How big is the Tanners' house?

In all the seasons of Full House 95% of the scenes are shot in the Tanners' house. Does anyone know how big the Tanners' house is? For example, how many bedrooms are on the 1st floor and that kind of ...
1
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0answers
18 views

Where did the backpack come from?

At the end of Ocean Girl season 1 episode 4 Jason and Bret are coming to Neri's Island by boat. When they get out from the boat Jason didn't have any backpack. The same time at a different ...
7
votes
1answer
719 views

Boy meets girl in an apartment complex playground

What is the name of this film? A boy meets a girl in an apartment complex playground. It's cold, snow on the ground, and she might be smoking. The boy is shy and a loner. The girl isn't what she ...
8
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0answers
115 views

Extremely absurd movie with man losing limbs under a train

In early 90s, I saw a movie on TV which I recalled some 10 years ago and had been struggling to identify it since then. This was certainly a European movie. Maybe, Italian, but I am far from being ...
3
votes
1answer
46 views

What made Jesse & the Rippers separate?

In Full House, I don't know in what season or episode, there was a scene with uncle Jesse and his band called "Jesse & the Rippers". One day when they were doing rehearsal they were having an ...
2
votes
1answer
63 views

How did the Green Arrow's eyes become yellow in the final episode of Arrow season 4?

In the Arrow episode 23 of season 4, "Schism", why was Damien Darhk not able to use his magic at Arrow when he was surrounded by the people of the city and how did Arrow's eyes become yellow while ...
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votes
1answer
309 views

Mexican Or Spanish Film About Boy Hustler

I am looking for a film I saw really briefly on IMDb. I think it was either a Mexican or Spanish film about a teenage boy who lives on the streets and is a hustler. I think on the poster of the movie ...
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votes
1answer
153 views

Looking for this horror anthology from the early 90s

From what I remember, the each episode starts off with a "monster" family sitting on the couch eating humans as snacks and watching TV which airs the actual episode. One episode I remember involves ...
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votes
3answers
412 views

Animation based on card game

Does anybody know the animation series name which is based on the concept of a card game in which monsters come out of cards when the card is called. This show is similar to "Yu-Gi-Oh!" but not based ...
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1answer
149 views

Tigers or lions killing group of construction workers

I'm looking for a movie that is probably from the late 90s or early 2000s. I do not remember much other than, a group of people are supposed to build a bridge or a railway line in some remote area, ...
-1
votes
1answer
187 views

Identify a telefilm about a kid going to boarding school [on hold]

About 10 years ago, I watched a telefilm on TV. Its story was revolving around a kid named Gove. His father dropped him in a boarding school and the adventure continued. He made friends there. All ...
-1
votes
1answer
69 views

Movie about a scary doll that's found in an air vent

I seen this movie a while back and it's about mother and and a daughter and they find a doll in a vent and the doll is pretty ugly. the little girl later becomes addicted to the doll and anything that ...
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votes
1answer
29 views

Movie about a monkey playing ice hockey

I remember there is one girl who raises monkeys. Her favorite monkey gets lost and some other guy finds him. The monkey learns to play ice hockey, and participates in a men hockey tournament. I ...
0
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1answer
164 views

Horror/Thriller movie with a woman who gets chased by killers to make her atone for a crime she committed

This film is a horror/thriller. It starts with a woman waking up in her home with bandages on her wrist, then later she is chased around by killers, masked people. At the end she walks onto a ...
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votes
1answer
459 views

Asian movie from the 90s/00s with a girl wishing on a tree and growing older overnight

I'm looking for an old Asian movie, most likely from the 90's or 00's and Japanese or Chinese(?). A girl, who wants to grow older, alongside her mother wishes on a wishing tree(?). The next day she ...
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votes
1answer
266 views

Movie about a homeless guy

I don't remember much about this, unfortunately, only this scene, vaguely, where there is a college student in some park, and there is a homeless guy (passing by, I think) and says to him something ...
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2answers
169 views

Gangster's car is modified to be stealthy

I'm looking for a movie about 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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
247 views

Group of people hangs out in some underground place (entrance: cap in the ground)

I watched this movie a long time ago, so excuse me if I'm not very exact. It was about 4-6 people being in this underground thing. The entrance to this underground house, living place, whatever (I ...
19
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4answers
4k views

How can Wanda Maximoff (The Scarlet Witch) be realistically imprisioned in the MCU?

In Captain America: Civil War, when Tony visits the Raft, a floating prison in the middle of the ocean, we see Wanda in a straight jacket in her own isolated cell. Makes sense considering how powerful ...
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0answers
32 views

What is the process for a movie getting a song written by a popular artist?

Songs written for movies by well-known artists are quite common, with examples such as Hozier for Tarzan, Ellie Goulding for 50 Shades of Grey and Pink for Charlie's Angels, sometimes going as far as ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

Movie about a house where weird games are played

This movie is about a dozen of people entering a house, which is supposed to be owned by one of them. The house is very nice, almost like a castle of some kind. The people sit down a little bit, have ...
3
votes
3answers
403 views

What was being referred to in the Mockingjay Part 2 Epilogue?

The final words that Katniss Everdeen says to her newborn before the end credits of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 included what I'm interested in knowing goes something like: ... why they ...
4
votes
1answer
148 views

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 ...
2
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0answers
29 views

What happens at the end of Uppi 2?

Why does the movie Uppi 2 end abruptly? What is the conclusion from the movie? Or does it just show to not to worry about anything i.e even the movie, which is the actual message of the movie?
7
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3answers
105 views
+150

What is the significance of the piece of leather Manco wears around his right wrist?

Manco, a.k.a. the Man With No Name, wears this for pretty much the entirety of For a Few Dollars More. The one exception I could find was when he was snooping around after dark in Agua Caliente, and ...
57
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8answers
3k views

Why does George Mcfly employ Biff to wax his car after he had previously tried to rape his wife?

In Back to the Future, Marty goes back to 1955 and devises a plan for his father George McFly to win over Lorraine in order to ensure Marty's survival. The plan involved Marty pretending to sexually ...
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0answers
50 views

An old Anime / Mature Tv show from the early 2000's

All I can remember is it was a action adventure show, In the beginning of each episode the villain team would board this aircraft in their base they had that would launch and follow this train track ...
2
votes
1answer
408 views

What's the name of a movie with two girls killing their friends for revenge?

Two girls are new to a group of girls who are best friends. They all get along until the friends told the two new girls to do a dare. They told them to drug a guy and take a picture with them. The guy ...
4
votes
0answers
44 views

Why does Ice Bear talk in the third person?

In We Bare Bears one of the three bear brothers, Ice Bear talks in the third person, typically limited to the form of "Ice Bear something something". He (almost) always starts his sentences with "Ice ...
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0answers
24 views

Where to watch old neighbours episodes? [on hold]

I want to watch neighbours 5264 . Iv already tried youtube but its a bad copy .
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3answers
252 views

Deadwood: Lamp the take

Have another Deadwood quote I can't place. The urban dictionary alludes lamp to various womanly and sexual things, but I can't find the whole phrase anywhere. In Episode 16, Requiem for the gleet, ...
1
vote
2answers
164 views

Movie about kid forced to watch mauled pigs

So, this was on TV some time ago (and by some time, I mean a few years) and basically, there was this boy who was sitting in like one of those indoor PE bleachers (stands?) or something like that. ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

In which Hunger Games can't Katniss find water?

In which of the first two Hunger Games movies can't Katniss find water, and where in them does she do so? The scene at 1:31 in Catching Fire seems similar, but there are no scripted lines that say it ...
6
votes
1answer
44 views

Some sort of frequency outbreak is turning people into static silhouettes

I remember a girl in some post apocalyptic camp. She finds a mobile phone, which are forbidden because there is some kind of outbreak that is turning people into some sort of static silhouette. She ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

Why did colonel Mortimer's sister kill herself instead of killing Indio?

For a few dollars more is considered one of Sergio Leone's finest work and is without a doubt one of my favorite movies. But everytime I watch it, something feels a little off. In a flashback scene ...
2
votes
1answer
54 views

Did the following incident/statement from the 2007 movie Persepolis really happen?

It was mentioned in Persepolis (2007) that people who were against the revolution were executed by the state. It also mentions that women from this group were executed in a different manner. Is ...

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