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Why didn't Bilbo become a creature like Gollum?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, it is shown that Bilbo keeps the ring for almost 60 years, not as much as Gollum (who kept it for centuries). But still Bilbo remains totally ...
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70 views

Is there a reference\nod in the line “Much more subtle”?

In The Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne tells Alfred he's going to a place. Alfred asks about taking a batmobile. Bruce says it is day now and he going to take another vehicle. Alfred then says, "Oh ...
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2answers
108 views

Why did Harry want the Philosopher's Stone in the first place?

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, in the end Harry's most desperate and desirable wish was to retrieve the Philosopher's stone (which he does). I know about the enchantment placed by ...
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7answers
15k views

Explanation for Lenny's “I've done it” tattoo

I've watched Memento quite a few times. I feel for the most part that I understand it, while most people don't. I’ve seen people go as far as to say that Lenny is Sammy Jankins which is impossible. ...
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1answer
343 views

Mid 90s movie set in prison where two men are friends and one tries to break out

I watched this movie around 1995-96. A few tenuous details that I remember: It is about prison and two guys are friends. One guy is very nice and maintains a good reputation throughout the movie. ...
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80 views

How much influence did the animated Lord of the Rings movie from 1978 have on Peter Jackson's trilogy?

I wonder how much the previous movie treatment of The Lord of the Rings -- in the form of Ralph Bakshi's great (albeit unfinished) animated version from 1978 -- had any kind of influence on Peter ...
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Did Keanu Reeves actually know martial arts when he acted for the movie “The Matrix”?

Did Keanu Reeves actually know martial arts when he acted for the movie "The Matrix"? If no, how did he act in the movie? Do he actually know any kind of Martial Arts?
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Why aren't Morpheus and his team immediately attacked by Agents whenever they enter “The Matrix”?

In The Matrix, Morpheus and his team take Neo to see the Oracle in "The Matrix". Not until after the visit is concluded are they ambushed by Agents. Other times, such as the beginning of the movie ...
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2answers
854 views

What was the origins of Persephone in The Matrix: Reloaded?

As shown in the movie Persephone was the wife of The Merovingian, who himself was an obsolete program who denied being deleted. My question is, does anybody know anything about the origins of ...
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3answers
497 views

How can they bring guns into the Matrix?

When Trinity and Neo determine to save Morpheus, they begin by running their armory program and getting a lot of guns. The purpose of these guns is for them to kill people in the Matrix. This ...
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1answer
1k views

Was Gargantua not a “real” Black Hole?

A black hole presents a gravitational pull that nothing, not even light can escape as it is the housing for a singularity -- a collapsed star. But in Interstellar Cooper escapes the black hole ...
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3answers
892 views

Are they breathing air in Matrix?

After Neo learned kung fu, Neo and Morpheus connected to Matrix for a sparring program similar to the programmed reality of the Matrix. After the training, there was a conversation between them; ...
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6answers
5k views

What does Beth mean when she says: “I get it now.”

In The Walking Dead, at the end of the episode Coda, Beth says to Dawn: "I get it now.". What does she mean? How is it related to their earlier conversation?
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2answers
180 views

Did Nick really push Amy?

During the first half of Gone Girl, we see many scenes narrated by Amy. These are as written in her diary. So was that pushing incident a reality?
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0answers
40 views

TV Christmas movie about theft, forgiveness and reconciliation?

What's the name of the TV movie aired several years ago about a widowed mother and her young daughter who, after returning from a late church service on Christmas Eve, discover that their home has ...
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0answers
56 views

Supernatural western movie about a woman kidnapped by a gang of outlaws

About 20 years ago, I saw a wonderful movie which I need help identifying. It had a western Supernatural theme. There was a gang of outlaws who kidnap a woman. They were riding towards a place or ...
0
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1answer
48 views

Chinese martial arts movie with moving statues

I remember seeing this Chinese martial arts movie in the 90s. I'm not sure when it was made so it could be older. From what I can remember, the protagonist is training in a Shaolin place. He has long ...
3
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1answer
220 views

IMAX DMR vs 35mm film

I am planning to watch Interstellar, but I'm wondering which version I should watch. It has been released on a wide variety of media, among them classic 35mm film and IMAX. So I'm not sure if I should ...
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3answers
2k views

Why does the terminator leave the scene of the car crash?

After the police car chase scene, the terminator crashes into a wall and Sarah and Kyle are surrounded by police. The terminator has apparently fled the scene. Why? Surely he is not afraid of small ...
0
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1answer
51 views

Assassination scene in Mulholland Drive

In Mulholland Drive Diane (Naomi Watts) asks a man (Mark Pellegrino) to kill Camilla (Laura Elena Harring) at a diner. This man is earlier shown killing some other guy and in turn having to kill ...
2
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1answer
52 views

Why did the Chitauri need Loki at all?

If the Chitauri scepter has an Infinity Stone within it, and it can be used to "activate" the Tesseract so that a person (or people) can travel from one galaxy to the next... why do the Chitauri need ...
6
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3answers
9k views

How does Gibbs get his boats out of his basement?

In most episodes, Gibbs in seen working on his boats in the basement. He gets a couple of them done, but it doesn't show how he gets them out of the basement. Anybody know how he gets them out?
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0answers
34 views

Why does the mugger that Finch pays off react this way?

This is about the 2nd last scene in season 4 episode 6 of Person of Interest, where Finch is paying off the mugger. I understand why the mugger is agitated at Finch given the umbrella takedown, but ...
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0answers
53 views

Woman walks out of a train in the end and vanishing

I remember watching or walking in on my mom watching this movie. Obviously early to late 90s I remember 2 young children running in field maybe a flash back from one of the characters in the movie ...
2
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1answer
529 views

Why does Lorelei shoot Jason Lennon in S05E16?

In the episode "There Will be Blood", Lorelei tracks down the people she believes to be behind her sister's abduction and murder, and exacts revenge. The second culprit (Jason) admits to being an ...
1
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1answer
32 views

1980s B movie about an American girl and a Scottish guy

When I was living in Ukraine in 1994, I saw a movie dubbed into Russian, in the theatre. I think it was either a reeaally B movie, or it was made for tv. It's the story of an American woman who visits ...
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0answers
45 views

Was the Council of Elrond aware that destroying the ring would vanquish Sauron?

In Fellowship of the Ring, were those at the Council of Elrond aware that destroying the One Ring would defeat Sauron? I'm guessing that they must have known this because nobody seemed surprised that ...
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0answers
81 views

Possible adaptation of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'

I'm looking for a movie which should be an adaptation of A Christmas Carol. I watched this movie in 2001 or 2002 on the Chinese CCTV (China Central Television) movie channel. The movie's Chinese ...
3
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1answer
61 views

Girl gets trapped in an alternate reality while trying to avoid her sick mother

Does anyone know a movie where a girl gets trapped in an alternate reality while trying to avoid her sick mother? In the alternate reality she makes friends with a juggler (who becomes her boyfriend) ...
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4answers
1k views

Which movie has the quote “when you gaze long into an abyss…” [on hold]

Which movie has this famous Nietzsche quote: "And when you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." I remember watching it, can't remember which movie. It's driving me crazy. It's ...
6
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1answer
35k views

What was the little boy Andy trying to do at the end of Snowpiercer?

At the end of Snowpiercer, the head of the train protruded and Andy climbed in. Curtis tried to stop Andy from doing so, Wilford suggested that was the task Andy was given. What was that task?
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1answer
88 views

“Poor” girl wins a chance with a prince

Childhood girly movie I've been looking for a long time, made after 2000. It's about a "poor" girl who wins some sort of a competion if I got it right to marry a prince. Or it may be a competition of ...
7
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1answer
317 views

Actors acting the real actors inside a movie?

In the TV show Supernatural, Season 6, Episode 15, Sam and Dean find themselves pushed into an "alternate reality" where they are two actors acting in a TV show called Supernatural. And their names ...
2
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1answer
248 views

Woman in alt-life, gets home early and catches boyfriend cheating [on hold]

I can't remember the whole trailer. Basically a woman gets home just like other days, everything is normal, in other life, she somehow get home early and sees her boyfriend/husband cheating.
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What is the title of this movie? [on hold]

In a movie I saw the following scene. First, boys are lined up. Next a man appears with a cane. the boys are told to lower their shorts. They lower their shorts just enough to show their buttocks. ...
2
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2answers
230 views

Why did Robert Fisher really accept the inception?

In Inception when every one wakes up in the airplane, Saito finally makes the call so I can understand he knows Cobb successfully planted the idea in Robert's mind. But I don't understand why Robert ...
4
votes
1answer
62 views

The real Richard Castle as an author

In the TV show Castle, the books Richard Castle writes are real. They are best-sellers. But who is the real author of those books? Does anybody have any idea?
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1answer
54 views

Title of a film where about a dozen ilegal immigrants are kept inside a van

I can't remember what film showed this scene: a guy tries to steal a van but gives up when he finds about a dozen illegal oriental immigrants inside. I've seen so many films in my life, and I thought ...
7
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2answers
335 views

Has Daryl ever fired an arrow and not recovered it?

The only time in The Walking Dead that I can think of that we didn't see Daryl recover the arrow he has shot was when there was the hanging walker in the tree. However, I don't think that there was ...
0
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1answer
36 views

What was Bartender/Temporal Agent's last mission?

In Predestination, it is shown in the beginning that temporal agent is sent on his last mission. But in the end I got really confused and didn't undertand what was his last mission? Was it to recruit ...
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2answers
253 views

Animals driving cars and rescuing others

I am trying to find a series I watched as a kid. I had a VHS in 90's that had animals driving cars and rescuing others, I think. I don't remember much about it. I think it was animals. They had their ...
8
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2answers
531 views

Two inept agents with an accent listen to classical music while driving

I recall watching a movie that would have been made in the 80's or 90's that involved two male agents who wore black suits, had a foreign accent, and were operating in the United States. The pair were ...
9
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3answers
2k views

Why do many movie titles differ between the U.S. and the UK?

Why are movies titled differently in the UK? For example; The Avengers changed to Avengers Assemble. Similarly Vertige is called High Lane. What is the reason why so many movies are retitled for ...
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1answer
39 views

S01E19: Why didn't Elias' men threaten the policemen's family?

In Person of interest episode S01E19, it is seen that Elias' men are following the families of police people of the HR group. It is suggested that they will threaten the families if they will not work ...
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6answers
8k views
1
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1answer
37 views

Person of Interest - Where Finch snoops on a bunch of webcams in an apartment building?

I'm trying to figure out which Person of Interest episode had a certain scene. I don't recall the particular plot of the episode, but the scene I'm looking for had Finch set up in an apartment with ...
5
votes
2answers
86 views

Which movie/tv started showing scenes after credit?

Usually marvel movies have some scenes after credits. Which movie started it all?
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1answer
672 views

What is the rationale for calling “The Interview” racist?

I've seen some people calling "The Interview" racist, including on Twitter. What is their rationale for that claim?
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2answers
99 views

Blue skinned superhuman sci fi film [on hold]

There was a film released in 2007-2009 about superhumans which included a blue skinned strong muscular man they had to stop a nuclear bomb of some sort.
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36 views

Identification of music in movie score

I would be grateful if I could receive some help identifying music that is played in the 2002 Robert Duvall movie Assassination Tango , but which is not included in any of the references to the film's ...

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