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Why did Nancy injure her face?

Right before Nancy goes after Senator Roark in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, she injures her face with a piece of broken mirror. Why does she cut her face like that?
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What exactly does “one-bar fire with 50p in the meter” mean?

In the episode Power to the People of Yes, Prime Minister: [Agnes Moorhouse] pointedly asks Sir Humphrey the costs of certain everyday items, which he struggles to answer. One of these questions ...
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what is the song in romedy now anniversary advertisement? [closed]

what is the song that is played in background during the advertisement of romedy now 1 year celebrations? can anyone please answer me? when i searched in Google i got a suggestion that this question ...
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Says “bada bing” while killing mob boss, betrayed by lover

I watched part of a movie on TV in 2007 or 2008, where the lead character was a typical clever, independent, master-of-all-trades, living-away-from-society-in-woods guy who carried out tasks like ...
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73 views

Forgot the Title of the movie! Pease help!?! Its older than 2009 i know for sure

I believe it was on Lifetime, it may not have been. Two women travel to a small town to visit and strange things start to happen. One of the women goes missing. The other woman discovers that there ...
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64 views

Recent Movie on Arthurian Legend

I watched a movie about a year ago that I believe was a recent release then. It was based on the Arthurian legend, Excalibur, etc. The movie was probably a B movie of some kind. I remember a few ...
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1980's ish movie, man kills wife and police send in substitute

A movie set in rural US. This is kind of the plot - the police chief in small town figures out a women has been murdered but husband tells him she is away. To catch him out they send in a "pretend" ...
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Series about international cricketers challenges

There was an old program on espn/star sports in which international cricketers participate in different small tasks like hitting the ball from bowling machine to the area marked on the grounds and ...
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70 views

Series or movie where woman is shot by her father

It was about a woman named Justine. She was a cop and her dad was a murderer. The movie ends when she gets shot in the woods by her father.
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Name that 80's educational TV show

Back in the 80's there was a really neat educational show on PBS in NY. I remember having to wake up just before 6 am to watch it on a weekday right before school. The episodes might have only been 15 ...
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91 views

Why do the other families not retaliate near the end of The Godfather?

I've just came out from below the rock I've been living under, and as such I watched The Godfather. What a masterpiece! The entire movie made complete sense and I found it extremely well scripted. ...
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Who was shown on the TV towards the end of the movie?

Near the end of Good Night, and Good Luck., when Ed and Fred are leaving William Paley's office after he cut down their show, they walk past a TV screen (on which the camera focusses before cutting to ...
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What is the worst month to watch movies in United States?

First of all, this question is not about the influence of the critics in the media, it is about when (statistically) the good movies are released. While everyone has different types of tastes, "good" ...
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80s 90s Sci Fi Movie - one scene with flying knife auto aiming at a protagonist saved by lifting a chair

I have watched this movie as a kid about 20 years ago, my memory is sketchy, but one scene stuck. Scene: Cantina or bar. Protagonist gets surprise attacked by someone launching a self propelled ...
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Is the tank scene in the A-Team physically possible?

The scene where the A-Team are in the tank and its falling from the air, they fire the canon and it stops from falling for a moment before falling again. Is this possible from a Physics point of view? ...
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1answer
292 views

Prisoners given dark glasses at the end so the sun wouldn't hurt their eyes

There was an English-language movie that I saw on TV in the 70's or 80's. I don't know how old it was but it seemed to have been made somewhere between 1965 and 1980. The only element I remember is ...
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50 views

Story of Vincent in Collateral (2004 film)

I just watched the movie Collateral. I understand about everyone's role in the movie but I don't know what motivates Vincent to kill the 5 people. What is/are the reason(s) behind this? Is there any ...
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Gold hijacking movie from the 1990's

I remember watching in 1998 this movie about a gold hijacking operation set in rural towns (maybe in Alaska, Canada or the Northwestern US or another place possibly). Some terrorists who included one ...
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UK original vs US Remake [closed]

As with most good TV shows that start out life in the UK there have been US remakes (Queer as Folk, Being human, Coupling, The Office ect), some have featured similar if not exact replicas of episodes ...
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184 views

Director tries to make a horror film starring an old man!

I think this is a pretty old film. May be a black & white one. A film director tries to makes a horror film in which lead role is played by an old man, who dies later really after shoot is ...
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Young girl with scars on face

I believe it features Susan Ward. The story is that of a young girl with scars or burns on her face. She meets a young lad. He takes interest and sets her up for a robbery, but she's caught and goes ...
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44 views

What is Red's motivation?

On the TV show The Blacklist (2013), what does Raymond Reddington gain/what is his motivation for helping the FBI capture so many people on his “Blacklist”? and is this linked to why he chose ...
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Why is Gabriel a lady in Constantine?

Why did they choose a female actor to portray Gabriel rather than a male actor in the movie Constantine? Yes, I know she's good but it's odd as Gabriel is a male character.
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87 views

Two guys fighting over one's wife

Honestly, I do not remember in much detail. The guys in the movie may be brothers or they may be best friends. In the movie, I believe it starts out in a boat area, with an underground fighting ...
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Looking for a film about a group of young russians one of them named Tolstoy

I believe I saw this movie in the 90s. It involves a group of young men in the russian army, I remember they had uniforms with a lot of red on them. If I remember correctly one of the characters was ...
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“It doesn't work on Wood”… Evidence to the contrary?

It has been a long running joke on Dr Who that his screwdriver has no effect on Wood.. However, in the episode Robots of Sherwood the Dr uses his screwdriver on a wooden/straw target with this ...
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What kind of blood they use in movies for bloody scenes?

I always wondered what kind of blood is used in Movies. I thought it could be of animals or color or least possibly Human Blood which I am sure will not be legal. I doubt because in a lot of movies ...
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42 views

Cartoon about 2 (or 3..) Villages, and a large, road-building machine

I have been wondering about a cartoon I THINK I saw as a kid. It must have been produced in or before the middle 80's, as that was when I must have seen it, and it was in TV in Germany. I vaguley ...
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1answer
57 views

Anti-war cartoon from the seventies, probably from eastern europe

I remember seeing a strange, quite simplistically drawn anti-war cartoon on TV, probably back in the mid-seventies. I don't recall the plot, but a significant part was that the army was produced by ...
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SCTV: is “Monster Chiller Horror Theatre” based on “Monsters we Know and Love?”

Back in the mid-seventies in Toronto, there was a regular horror movie on CityTV on Saturday nights called "Monsters we Know and Love," which was hosted by Gene Taylor but also featured a sidekick ...
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457 views

Animated post apocalyptic movie with soldier made from decaying tissue

In the early 90s I watched an animated movie about black hollow soldiers fighting on earth. They were made of decaying tissue from people thrown into some big vat or a cave. people/prisoners were ...
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How much is Claire Underwood aware of her husband's more serious deeds?

While Francis Underwood's motivation and moral limitations (or lack thereof) most of the time seem rather clear-cut, his wife Claire and her state of mind sometimes stay a bit more nebulous to me. For ...
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1answer
44 views

Who was Derek Reese going to kill?

In S02E09 of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Complications, Jesse has captured a man she believes to be Charles Fischer (a notorious Skynet collaborator) and is trying to convince Derek to ...
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1answer
73 views

What does Francis Underwood's ring mean to him and why does he bury it?

At the end of House of Cards episode S02E05, when Frank attends the groundbreaking ceremony at the Civil War reenactment site he places (and ultimately buries) his ring in the soil (of what I assume ...
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1answer
99 views

Ghost/horror film from 80's or 90's on BBC or ITV

I remember watching part of a film (in English) when I was a child about a town plagued by invisible spirits after dark. I seem to think it was set in a town by the sea, and after dark, everyone had ...
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1answer
68 views

Name of older science fiction movie

Black and White movie or short or episode. Only saw it on TV once approx 30 years ago. Alien Creature invades a space craft by transferring from another ship as a rapid wisp. It occupies one room on ...
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73 views

WWII romance movie?

Ok, i once saw this movie I presume it was WWII era, but I don't remember it to be english, it may have been rather french. There was a young teenage boy riding bicycle past an old man driving a ...
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71 views

Horror movie in a hospital

There was a horror movie happening in a hospital. I remember the horrific possessed/poltergeist was a female, perhaps old woman on wheelchair. And I remember at some point the hospital began to be ...
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1answer
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Why did the government not want Frank to fight?

In Bloodsport (1988), when Frank's superiors find out he is going to Hong Kong to fight in the Kumite, they try to stop him. He evades Helmer and Rawlins (the agents who were sent to bring him back ...
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Did what happened to Gwen Stacy meant to make place for Mary Jane?

Gwen Stacy dies in the arms of Peter Parker the Spiderman in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Did she have to die, so that Mary Jane would be back on the next sequel They would not have to shoot Spiderman ...
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Who is this actress from the 1992 movie Class Act? (far left in photo)

Who is this actress from the 1992 movie Class Act? (far left in photo)
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British WWII propaganda movie involving the 'little man'

I recall seeing an over the top (propaganda - I presume) film set in WWII. It was about as subtle as a brick to the head and I'd like to watch it again for kitsch value. Aspects I remember: Set in ...
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Could Ray have survived at the end?

At the end of In Bruges, after being shot several times Ray is still not dead. At the end we just see him entering the ambulance. Is there any director's commentary available which could tell us ...
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1answer
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King war fortune teller magic

This was a film I saw as a child. I don't exactly remember the plot but a soldier becomes king after king's death, and the death was rather comical. Then one day he wishes to select his queen from a ...
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An Avant Garde horror film from 60's-70's where meowing cats are in music score

This was a film I saw as a young adult. It was horror and it seemed to be from the 60's or early 70's avant garde film period. It involved a house and /or a clowder of feral cats that were evil or ...
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1answer
106 views

Why does Ronan want to destroy this planet/race?

[Source] Ronan the Accuser is the main villain in Guardians of the Galaxy. Even though the Kree and the Xandarians have signed a peace treaty, Ronan (who is a Kree) seems hellbent on destroying ...
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Back-story of the “crawling worshippers” in S3 of Breaking Bad? [duplicate]

One of the early S3 episodes opens with men and women crawling across a town. Crawling up a road. The car with Tuco's cousins pulls up, they both get out and start crawling too. Towards what ...
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174 views

What does it mean for TV shows to be ordered?

Whenever a TV channel wants a new series of a show, they are said to order it. I don't understand why they use this word—wouldn't it make sense to say Channel X is making another series of Y. Why is ...
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1answer
56 views

How did they make Hitler disappear in “Your Job in Germany”?

In "Your Job in Germany", at approximately 1:22, Hitler, who was standing behind a podium giving a speech, fades into blackness, but the podium itself remains. IMDB credits Adolf Hitler as himself, ...
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Why do we say that Captain America is the first avenger?

We already know that Captain America is the first avenger. There is a Thor in the avengers team and he is older than Captain America. Why do we call Captain America the first avenger?

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