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80s/90s comedy film involving lovers/ex-lovers/assassins?

During the 90s I remember seeing a comedic film played on network television which featured a cast of lovers and ex-lovers who for reasons I cannot recall, decided to try killing one another in ...
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What is Jason's role / purpose in Continuum?

Continuum Series Spoiler ahead for beginners: I've completed season 2. By the end of season 2 we came to know that Jason is Alec's son. Alec sent him from 2077 to the past(1992 or 1990). We saw in ...
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512 views

Where Does The Meat Come From

In the Pokemon series where Ash travels with Iris and Cilan mainly, the gang does eat food that contains meat. This includes sandwiches, steak, and other non-vegan recipes. There aren't any real meat ...
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62 views

What is the IMDb Title of this Chinese movie about Yang Yuhuan?

This movie was telecast on Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC). The story of the movie deals with Yang Yuhuan. I like this movie very much. All the actors performed well. I found a movie clip of ...
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70 views

Was the first season of Leverage shown out of order?

On Leverage, the first appearance of FBI agents Taggert and McSweeten in Season 1, Episode 5, The Bank Shot Job, where they briefly show up right at the end after everything's all over. Two episodes ...
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89 views

Mike's father in My Own Private Idaho?

In My Own Private Idaho, it is understandable that Mike's brother is also his father. But I always thought: how is that possible? Did I misunderstand something? Can anybody explain it to me?
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359 views

Is Cersei Lannister menopausal?

In episode one of Season 4 of Game of Thrones Maester Kyburn asks Cersei if her "symptoms" had gotten better. When Jaime asks her about this she refuses to tell him. They then engage in an argument in ...
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252 views

Did Lord Tywin keep Ice's handle?

In the prologue of the fourth season of Game of Thrones we see Tywin Lannister giving Ice to a blacksmith from Volantis. Said blacksmith removes the handle and melt down the Valyrian steel before ...
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203 views

Who are the statues at the Gates of Argonath?

In Lord Of the Rings, when paddling down the river Anduin the fellowship pass by two statues, one on each side of the river, both holding their left hand forward. One is in armour and is bearded and ...
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407 views

Why did a Dementor try to take Harry's soul in the train?

In "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" - when Harry and his friends were travelling to Hogwarts by train, the train stopped in between and Dementors were searching for Sirius Black. Why did one ...
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58 views

Where to find info about the spy movie “The Night Listener”?

It had something to do with an agent "Z" or with that letter in his "name." It was set in Russia and, of course, had to do with the KGB. At the end someone wrote a book and dedicated it (secretly) ...
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972 views

Is there any explanation for Lou Bloom's mannerisms and personality in Nightcrawler?

In Nightcrawler, Jake Gyllenhaal's character, Lou Bloom, has noticeably strange mannerisms as well as (arguably) a lack of empathy. What could be the reasons for this strange behaviour?
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281 views

In The Simpsons, why did they “kill” Maude Flanders?

Why did the creators/guionists of The Simpsons decide that Maude Flanders had to die?
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What year does It Follows take place in?

Throughout the movie they're watching old movies, either in a theater with an organ or on old TV, the cars don't look particularly new either, but Yara has some sort of clam-shell device that appears ...
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282 views

Why didn't NASA contact Cooper?

If Dr. Brand knew Cooper, and knew him well enough to know that he was capable of flying the mission, why didn't he just contact him? It seems like they were pouring a ton of resources into the ...
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141 views

What happens when the Nazgul breaks the stick of Gandalf?

During the Rohan war in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, there is an encounter between Gandalf and a Nazgul. As far as I remember the Nazgul breaks the stick of Gandalf. I need to know ...
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476 views

Cartoon where dream-people realize they are dreamed, travel to real world to bring dreamer into it (while keeping him asleep)

I once saw this cartoon as a kid, and it seems a lot cooler when I think back upon it. In the cartoon, there are scientists that are looking through telescopes and somehow figure out that the world ...
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100 views

Plane of corpses in “A Scandal in Belgravia”

What was the plan of the British and American governments with the plane of corpses in the Sherlock episode "A Scandal in Belgravia"? And why did Jim Moriarty want to know about this plan?
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Was Elrond Elros' brother?

In LOTR we hear a tale of two brothers, Elros and Elrond, who are given the choice of long life or eternal life. Elros chooses long life and from him descended the Numenourians. And Elrond chose ...
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120 views

Movie with a man camouflaged in a wall

I know I'm gonna smack myself in the forehead when I get the answer, but... American movie, action, some big name star, probably late 80's or early 90's. He's being chased through a jungle or forest ...
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89 views

Horror movie about violent plants

I have seen this american horror movie almost 5 or 6 years ago, my guess is that it is released after 2002. I remember watching it on osn so it must be very well produced. I clearly remember that ...
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Why didn't Noah go to Allie's school or home when she didn't reply

When it became apparent that Allie was not returning any of his letters, why didn't Noah go to her home or her school to confront her. He knew the name of the school she was attending and her new home ...
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36 views

Who is the man passing Sergeant James?

In the movie Hurt Locker (2008) (IMDb), near the beginning of the film, Sergeant First Class William James (Jeremy Renner) is in the EOD Suit during his first mission with his new unit, discovers that ...
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87 views

Romantic Comedy help?

I can't remember the name of a romantic comedy that I saw fairly recently. I can not think of any of the actors, but the plot is essentially a girl runs into an obnoxious kid from high school selling ...
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103 views

What is the title of this movie

Those days, (about year 2000 forward) I used to watch tv channel, Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC). They telecast some English language movies of which I don't know the title. Because the movie ...
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257 views

Spoof movie where character comes out of sewer into 1990 Ninja Turtles movie

All I can remember about this movie is that one of the characters was coming up through a sewer tunnel and ended up in The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) movie during the scene where the turtles ...
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137 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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1answer
98 views

How does buying goods from outside prison work?

In Shawshank Redemption Andy buys several things from Red, when his cell was inspected the warden found some of the things but didn't care much. I get the basics on how this works: Red bribed some of ...
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145 views

Why did Galadriel say “I will diminish”?

In the Fellowship of the Ring, after Galadriel is tempted by the ring, she says, "I passed the test. I will diminish...and go into the West...and remain Galadriel." What does she mean by saying that ...
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154 views

Last scene of taxi driver

In the last scene of Taxi Driver, we see Travis (Robert de Niro) doing a strange and rapid movement with his eyes: what does it mean? I can't find a clip, sorry. EDIT I am referring to the last ...
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66 views

Isn't Lister an Orphan?

In Ouroboros it's shown that Lister was abandoned under a pool table to be adopted. However in Better than Life he talks about his dad dying (and how he continued to read the football results down ...
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2answers
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Are all JMC ships red?

Red Dwarf is a colossal (according to wikipedia 6 miles long) mining vessel. I'm curious as to whether it was named "Red Dwarf" because of a unique colour scheme (or more likely painted a unique ...
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Is there an all-encompassing TV ratings standard that includes live viewing, DVR, downloads, and streaming?

TV ratings standards seem outdated, especially considering the various ways that viewers watch television today. Nielsen offers a few ratings standards that include Live + DVR within a span of ...
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A Movie About Death

The movie is about 3, people who's lives turn upside down after a friend or relative dies, There was a girl who's friend died in a tsunami, then a British Boy who's brother was hit by a truck while ...
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64 views

A thriller about a stalking dolphin

This question should be easy to answer, but strangely, it is not. In about 1990, I watched a movie, whose title is translated into Vietnamese as "The dolphin's revenge" or "Dolphin avenges". It is ...
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104 views

Animated movie about a snake, spaceship and end of world

When I was a child there was a movie I loved, but I cannot for the life of me remember it. Here's all I remember about it: It was animated It involved a woman who was turned (could turn) into a ...
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117 views

A Question about a scene in American Sniper

Almost at the end of American Sniper (about 119 minutes), Chris Kyle's wife flushes the toilet when Chris Kyle is bathing, and Chris fakes getting hurt. However, if he did get hurt by what his wife ...
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379 views

Why did walt give up 1.5 million to work with Jesse?

In Breaking Bad, Walt had the opportunity to work with Gale and earn 3 million dollars. Instead he insisted on working with Jesse and split the money with him. He claimed it was because he didn't ...
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1answer
786 views

Movie that starts with a bleeding child walking trough the streets

Years ago, I'd say at least 7-8, my dad started watching a movie while I was supposed to go to bed. The intro scene showed a child walking trough a street while blood was dripping on/near his shoes. ...
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What's the deal with two insurance companies in The Postman Always Rings Twice?

In The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) the prosecutor initially relies on an insurance company expert who testifies that Frank was hit with a bottle found on the crash scene and so it was not an ...
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2answers
270 views

Why did those trucks/tractors act in a strange way?

In Interstellar Cooper has those completely automated robotic farm trucks. As we have seen they perform their tasks without any human interaction. Somewhere in the middle of the movie there is a ...
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146 views

Japanese film with people on an island?

I am trying to remember the name of a film that was probably screened at the University of Chicago's Doc Films last summer. The film was probably Japanese. If I'm not mistaken, there was some sort of ...
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1answer
126 views

80's or early 90's movie (possibly made for tv) about a guy retrieving a kidnapped kid

OK, very little to go on, but I remember watching this movie where a guy is trying to retrieve a kidnapped kid (maybe his own kid) from a bad guy who may have been played by Lance Henriksen but I ...
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141 views

What is the naming pattern in Better Call Saul?

Better Call Saul's episodes feel like they have a pattern in their naming convention to me, but I cant quiet figure it out and I haven't been able to find any articles on it. Uno Mijo Nacho ...
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1answer
74 views

Why the need for Sherlock's Empty Hearse plot?

Why did Sherlock still make a fake death if Mycroft could manage to negotiate with the sniper and assassins and he could just pay a bunch of homeless to act as witnesses to Sherlock's death. It would ...
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1answer
69 views

Why didn't Sherock let Watson in on his Empty Hearse plot?

Why does Sherlock keep his fake death to John if 30 other people know about his fake death. Wouldn't you think if it is a secret, John would be the first person he could trust about this secret? I ...
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64 views

Need help understanding “Finding Forrester”

My understanding that Professor Crawford, Jamal Wallace's English teacher, was bitter about losing the Pulitzer Prize to William Forrester, Jamal's friend. But I'm confused as to how he made the ...
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In the Sopranos, what is the meaning of Chris Moltisanti staring at an anonymous young family in the street?

In the Sopranos episode S05E12 titled "Long Term Parking" (at about 42 minutes), Christopher Moltisanti is apparently thinking to betray his comrades and enter the Witness Protection Program, ...
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Why did the Pollos Hermanos attacks not bring more suspicion?

In season 4 episode 6 of Breaking Bad we see a Pollos Hermanos delivery truck attacked by cartel members. They leave the truck a shot up mess with no survivors. This event would have brought a lot ...
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416 views

Russian movie about a Russian and American boy being kidnapped

Sometime in the 70s (I think) I watched a film, whose English title was "The Dear Boy". I think it was a Russian film. The film was about two boys, a Russian and an American, being kidnapped. I ...

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