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Did the GOT scriptwriter change in Season 5?

I have been watching Game of Thrones season 5 and the dialogue seems to have a much different style than previous seasons, and the action is much slower paced. It is like these long sequences of ...
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2k views

Has the name “White Portuguese” a deeper meaning?

In the movie Batman v Superman "White Portuguese" is the name of a ship used for smuggling. Does the name have a special meaning? I know of the White Fleet, the Portuguese cod fishing fleet operating ...
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1answer
58 views

Why do Mr & Mrs. Eakin receive a message from Lacuna that Clementine erased her memory in Eternal Sunshine?

Why do Mr Rob & Mrs. Carrie Eakin receive message from Lacuna the clinic of the doctor that Clementine erased her memory in the movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? There was no connection ...
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170 views

What movie is this set from?

While on a motorbiking trip across America in 2012, we had the good fortune to be taken to visit a movie set. We were not allowed onto the set itself as they were due to start filming soon after we ...
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1answer
269 views

Why was there light emanating from Batman's suit?

In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, during the actual fight scene between Batman and Superman, Batman wears a heavily armored suit. Why did the cowl have blue flashlights glowing from his eyes? ...
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43 views

Why did iZombie add gourmet cooking shots in the second season?

iZombie's main conceit is that the main character, Liv, accesses the memory and personality of murder victims by eating their brains. In the first season, this happened, but wasn't emphasized. In the ...
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130 views

Why was the Elder Wand destroyed rather than returned to Dumbledore's tomb?

Was there ever a reason given for Harry breaking The Elder Wand in two and throwing it away, before even repairing his own wand, contrary to the books, wherein he confers with the portrait of ...
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How are surgery scenes shot in TV/Film?

How are the medically invasive surgery scenes shot in movies or even for television ? House MD has some of the most detailed surgery scenes on television - for example the scene where House himself ...
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58 views

Movie about life after death from all timezones with historic figures & steampunk boat?

I'm trying to find this movie about: A male character who's the star of the movie. He dies 'in real life' and then passes to the next life. The next life is some sort of world were all kinds of people ...
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911 views

Which serial killer is noted to have the most kills in movie & TV history?

After revisiting the seasons of Dexter, I asked myself, "How many individuals has he killed in all 8 seasons?" According to this list he has an "impressive" kill count of 135. After seeing this I ...
7
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2answers
429 views

Is the scene from Rush where Niki Lauda meets his future wife really the way it happened?

A cursory search on the internet points to a few truth vs fact points about the movie "Rush", but none of them addresses the popular scene where Niki Lauda meets and wins over his future wife when he ...
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255 views

Were Tina Fey and John Cena “digitally enhanced” in Sisters (2015)?

In Sisters (2015) there are some scenes where both Cena and Fey appear to be ... bigger than usual; Particularly in this image: Tina appears to have a bigger chest than on the rest of the movie or ...
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57 views

Do The Voice 2016 battles released as a “montage” exist to be watched in full?

The Voice 2016 finished its battles between contestants, and there was one battle I wanted to see, between Joe Maye and another contestant which, amongst others, only seemed to be released as a "...
2
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1answer
38 views

How long does the President have to claim him?

I'm watching "Spy Game" on Netflix. Apparently Brad Pitt, a spy for the CIA, got arrested for espionage and, upon learning this fact, fellow CIA spy Robert Redford asks his colleagues: How long ...
7
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2answers
105 views

Brad Pitt's weapon in Fury

In Fury, we see Brad Pitt wielding a German manufactured Stg-44 assault rifle-the first ever. My understanding was that they were only issued to some Waffen SS and mostly to fighters on the Eastern ...
2
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1answer
41 views

How does Central City PD jail metahumans?

Part of The Flash is that they tend to kidnap and deny constitutional rights capture evil Metahumans and kept them in the Particle Accelerator. That works because of some pseudo science about how the ...
5
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130 views

Why doesn't Redridge kill Eli at the end of the first shootout?

In The Book of Eli, after Eli (Denzel Washington) has shot most of Carnegie's (Gary Oldman) henchmen and Redridge (Ray Stevenson) has already missed killing him twice, Eli and Redridge are facing each ...
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66 views

Hollywood actors whose voice is always substituted?

Not sure if this is actually true but I have heard a few times that some actors' real voices are never used for one or another reason. Are there actors in Hollywood whose voices are always ...
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2k views

Laughter in Comedic TV Shows

In many comedy series like Friends and How I Met Your Mother we hear laughter in funny scenes. Where does this sound come from? Is it a recorded sound or is it from real audiences?
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1answer
119 views

By what names are the walking dead known?

Each group of people seem to have labeled the walking dead by different names. Here's a few I can recall off hand (I think): Name | Group -------------------------- Walkers | Rick's group ...
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1answer
74 views

Will there be a season 10 for TBBT [closed]

The last episode I saw was season 9 episode 17 - "The Celebration Experimentation". What happened after this episode. when will the show begin again?
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1answer
546 views

How did Stannis Baratheon survive the Battle of Blackwater?

This always confused me. Stannis Baratheon (the one true king!) assaulted Blackwater Bay in Game of Thrones season 2 but lost. In this scene here, you can see him being captured (go to the 4:25 mark)...
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1answer
56 views

What is the meaning of the bell in The Family Man?

In The Family Man (2000), Cash gives Jack a bicycle bell when they stop in the Ferrari. Jack asks "So you're going to come every time I ring this?" but Cash never answers. Some time later, Jack did ...
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1answer
47 views

Short sketch about spending time with “Friends”

I remember what I think was an episode of Mad TV with a short sketch in which a character (who I'm pretty sure was played by Phil LaMarr, but I could be mistaken) is talking to friends on the phone. ...
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1answer
81 views

Is the choice of a faction destined or a choice?

In the movie Divergent, Four tells Tris after her psych test (refereed to as S1): "Dauntless don't break the glass like that" This implies that a member of one of the other factions would break ...
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56 views

Are films required to show title? [duplicate]

I have seen at least one other movie where the title of the film was not shown until the end of the film. Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 2 is the inspiration for this question. Are films required to ...
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118 views

I'm trying to find an old children's cartoon TV show from the 90's

This is a long shot, but I've been searching for this for ages now. It was probably on from the mid nineties to either just before or after the millennium. I remember it being on around 1600 (ish) ...
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3answers
128 views

New movie exploring life after death, similar to Flatliners

I saw a trailer for this movie quite recently, must have been last year (2015) so I figure this movie is really fresh still. All I can remember from the trailer is a bunch of guys, perhaps doctors ...
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1answer
96 views

What does Paul Avery tell the coffee guy after the coffee guy calls him a “drunken reprobate”?

In the movie "Zodiac" from 2007, what does Paul Avery tell the coffee guy at approximately 43:54 into the movie right after the coffee guy calls him a "drunken reprobate"? I've searched multiple ...
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1answer
67 views

Name of the movie set in New York City

I am searching for the name of this movie, where an Italian-American boy, son of a bus driver, befriends the leader of a local mob against his father's wish. I think the movie is set in New York City. ...
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5answers
197 views

Movie/TV series about two investigators finding a single time-travelling guy behind many terrorist attacks worldwide

My memory is a little rusty so this is all the info I have: There's a scene where a guy and a girl/lady is investigating a major incident (some sort of a terrorist attack). The guy or girl spreads ...
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2answers
66 views

Did Larry Barese turn rat?

In the episode remember when Pauline says he hears its Larry Barese been talking, while they're watching the FBI digging up the body form the basement from a house, and near the end of the episode you ...
3
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2answers
440 views

Are there any large aquatic mammals in Zootopia?

Zootopia makes an effort to include mammals at almost every scale from every possible environment. There's Tundratown, Sahara Square, the Jungle place, home to animals from artic shrews to elephants. ...
3
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2answers
80 views

Can cars in the Pixar Cars universe be immortal?

Unlike humans, cars are made out of manufactured parts which are all (in the human world) replaceable and able to be manufactured. If you were completely committed to keeping a car, you could ...
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2answers
167 views

What happens to the embryos in Jurassic Park?

When Denis Nedry is attempting to escape the island with the embryos in Jurassic Park, he drops them. They are covered in mud. What ever happens to those embryos?
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446 views

Why is Batman's name placed before Superman's in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is the second entry in the DC Extended Universe and there is only one Superman based film existing in this universe and still Batman's name is placed before Superman'...
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2answers
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Why did the Arikara spare Glass?

In the movie The Revenant the following happens: Using Henry's corpse as decoy, Glass ambushes Fitzgerald. He chases him into the woods and they engage in a bloody fight beside a river. Glass is ...
2
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0answers
149 views

Horror Movie: Family Gets stranded in creepy town where people turn into monsters at night and won't let them leave?

I'm trying to remember the name of this movie I saw on TV. All I remember is that a family was driving and either their car broke down or they stopped for gas in this small kind of ghost-town in a ...
2
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3answers
116 views

Are “The Girl Who Died” and “The Woman Who Lived” two parts of a single story?

Doctor Who has a long history of multi episode stories, sometimes two or three in a row. Series 9 of New Who has a couple (1/2, 3/4, 7/8). But I can't seem to confirm if episode 5 "The Girl Who Died" ...
2
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1answer
79 views

Black and white war movie with a locomotive and sabotage

It's a war-time movie, filmed in black and white. There's a rail yard, and the "General's" pipe gets stuck down in the floor, to where the tracks control lever wouldn't move, and a train almost ...
2
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0answers
62 views

Illegal organ purchase gone wrong

I am looking for a movie where a male character either illegally buys, or has bought for him, an organ. The criminal operation is set up to happen in a warehouse - mostly empty, but with an operating ...
8
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1answer
196 views

Did 9/11 occur in the House of Cards universe?

Season 4 of House of Cards features the terrorist organisation 'ICO' (Islamic Caliphate Organisation - essentially ISIS). Season 4 spoiler: My question is - do the events of House of Cards take ...
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0answers
65 views

Did they intentionally copy the J.J./Parker dynamic?

In the latest episode of The Flash, there is a few scenes where Iris West and her editor argue about The Flash's supposed villainous face heel turn. The dynamic is reminiscent of the Spider-man theme ...
2
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0answers
55 views

Did Billy Bob Thornton really use crushed glass in his shoes in Sling Blade?

I've seen all kinds of click bait and "top ten movie trivia" lists claiming that Billy Bob Thornton put crushed glass in his shoes during filming the movie Sling Blade to give his character a more ...
2
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1answer
85 views

Optometrist with deadly eye drops

I was telling my optometrist today about an old black and white movie on TCM that has a scene (I think it is the opening scene) of an optometrist that puts eye drops in someone's eyes saying: This ...
2
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2answers
220 views

Why didn't Lucifer save the priest?

In s01e09 Lucifer didn't save the priest and he died. I assume he knew some magic. We saw in the first episode that he saved detective Decker. And we saw that Amanadiel saved another life (dirty cop)...
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2answers
238 views

What is the connection between the first and second parts of Full Metal Jacket?

The first part is the boot camp part where Private Pyle eventually loses his mind and kills the drill sergeant. Then, like a snap of the finger, we are with Joker in Vietnam and the second half seems ...
8
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1answer
200 views

Why not teleport instead of taking a transport?

Early on in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), after the scene where Khan shoots up the council, Kirk and Spock are making their way to the Enterprise. They are on a shuttle which takes them off-world. ...
34
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1answer
9k views

Did Ned Flanders murder anyone?

In the last scene of this gif Ned throws a body out. The end of it is seen here: What's going on? The rest of the gif shows that he's doing regular stuff, as seen in the full video:
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How did they know about the ship/items in the badlands in another time-line?

In the series Terra Nova: The people from the year 2149 send a time capsule back in time. They never find the time capsule (Later named: 'The Probe') that they send. So whatever they do in Terra ...

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