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Is Roy based off of a comic book character?

I was looking at IMDb for Arrow, but it only shows the character as Roy. I've also never heard him referred by any code name in the show. Also, I'm not familiar with the Green Arrow comic. Is Roy ...
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Flag in Around the World in Eighty Days

In the 1956 film Around the World in Eighty Days, there is a scene in which the people from Ft. Kearney chase down the Sioux to rescue Passepartout. They bear an American flag, and one divided ...
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Were there any black actors in 'V for Vendetta'?

I can't recall seeing any black people in the movie, not even among the crowds. Were there any black actors in 'V for Vendetta'? If not, then why not?
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121 views

Comedy Movie with a Jewish Husband and a Black Wife

I want the title of this movie. There was a commercial in a movie "about a new movie that will come to theaters" that says "Nobody can stop them! Jew Husband and Black Wife." Wife will kill everybody ...
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81 views

Looking for the title of a movie where people can live in a body of another human

I'm looking for the title of a movie where the synopsis is a world where people can rent their bodies to other people. Generally, rich people can pay and transfer their soul in another body to live ...
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54 views

Why file an FIR in A Wednesday?

In the movie A Wednesday Nasruddin Shah the common man does file an FIR (first information report) for a lost wallet. Why does he do that? He was at the station to plant the bag of RDX, what could be ...
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153 views

Movie with murderer in apartment building playing loud music?

I am looking for the following movie. Maybe some of you saw it. There was a guy who moved into an apartment building. One night there was loud music from another apartment, so he dialled the number ...
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in Cocktail, what game/wager is being proposed during the Basketball scene?

In the first half of the movie, Brian (Tom Cruise) and Doug (Bryan Brown) are at the basketball court. Brian is shooting, and Doug is mostly just watching as the two talk about Brian's relationship ...
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An animated romantic movie in space about soldiers

I saw a Sci-Fi space adventure animation movie (English dubbed probably) in February-March 2008. The movie was in space, where humans (soldiers) fight against an evil guy from another planet. The ...
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349 views

Why fake (relatively) easy scenes?

I saw a movie about a year ago where there was a relatively simple shot of an SUV taking an off-ramp on a freeway. It only lasted a few seconds (5 - 10). When they went to commercial, they had one of ...
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What was Mizuki writing on her PC in the movie “Confessions”?

In "Confessions" by Tetsuya Nakashima, what was Mizuki writing on her laptop before getting whacked?
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294 views

Movie about people invited to an island where one is a killer

I am looking for the title for a movie where a group of people (that may have been friends) have been invited to an island. Soon they are killed one at a time. They've suspect that the killer is one ...
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1answer
101 views

Movie about a psychic teenage girl going to haunted house

When I was a kid, I always watched my mother's collection of horror movies when she wasn't home. I remember one particular movie about a group of people (including a psychic teenage girl who doesn't ...
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145 views

Is clapping the clapper just tradition at this point?

As I understand, modern film and audio are synced using SMPTE timecode which is embedded in the metadata of the respective source files. Modern clappers also display the timecode, but they still have ...
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1answer
147 views

In Family Guy, who voiced GRR Martin?

In the Family Guy episode "Pilling them Softly", Brian and Stewie go to a book fair where they meet George RR Martin. Who voiced the character? Was it Martin himself, or a different voice actor?
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114 views

Significance of Rorschach's journal at the end of The Watchmen

After the world was saved and temporary peace occurred, what is implied when Rorschach's journal (he left it before he's going to deal with Adrian Veidt) is found?
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Who will say “start camera action” when the director casts himself in the main role?

If the director is in front of the camera, who will say those words to start a movie shot? Who will say "start camera action" when the director casts himself in the main role?
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Is this a Lemony Snicket movie?

I remember seeing this movie and possibly reading a book where a brother and a sister for some reason come into this big house on the edge on the cliff I also remember boy going down the stairs down ...
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Is the movie “Vacation” (2015) a sequel, reboot, or remake?

I saw the movie "Vacation" (2015) on DirecTv last night. I consider the new movie to be a sequel to the original film (National Lampoon's Vacation, 1983), since the plot revolves around the character ...
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1answer
107 views

Need help, cannot find this movie!

I watched a movie on cable (most likely on IFC or Sundance, but possibly another paid movie channel) sometime between 2004 and 2006. I watched it, along with "House of Spirits" a few times back to ...
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1answer
396 views

What's the problem with the temperature getting to 88 degrees?

In the Black Books episode "Fever", the characters are complaining that the temperature might get all the way up to 88 degrees. They're in the UK, so I'd assume they mean 88 C, but that's ...
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How was pre-title opening in Spectre shot?

The opening scene in 2015's Spectre has a long continuous sequence which, as an amateur filmmaker, is difficult to figure out how it might have been done. The movie begins as an apparent crane shot ...
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Scary movie from the late 90s/early 2000s, 2 young girl ghosts, a tall man, and Thomas Edison ghost box

I remember seeing a scary movie on TV a bunch of times but can't remember the title. I remember this family moves into a new home near some woods. Their young son starts drawing on the walls of two ...
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135 views

What song from the LOST soundtrack is this? Couldn't place it [closed]

https://clyp.it/qfavcszv I remember this one melody and I thought it was from Exodus Part 1 when the group was leaving from the beach. It may come up one other time throughout the series. I looked up ...
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396 views

Who was the original parasite in Total Rickall?

In season 2 episode 4 of Rick and Morty (Total Rickall), there is an alien parasite that disguises itself by implanting false memories in people's minds. The audience is led to believe that Mr ...
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1answer
46 views

Car stopped on side of road, passengers threatened with being shot if they try to get out of the car or call for help

So I only remember seeing the trailer for this movie, it was fairly new, definitely in the 2000s most like 2010 or later. In the trailer this family or friends is driving along a road when something ...
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1answer
77 views

Which was the first reality competition TV program that used the now common format of eliminating one contestant each episode?

It's now a common trope of the genre, whether it's getting kicked off the island or being told "You're fired!" but somebody had to have come up with this first. Who created the episode-ending ...
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29 views

How does arresting Ian exempt Ben of his jail sentence?

In National Treasure, Agent Sadusky reminds Ben that "someone's gotta go to prison". Ben asks him to reach Boston and arrest Ian and his gang. They are obviously guilty as well, but what does it have ...
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2answers
220 views

Infinite ammo in “The Walking Dead”

The people of TWD seems worry about basic things like food, water and shelter. However, I can't see the same concern about ammunition. I understand the show don't need to be realistic (it's fiction), ...
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1answer
75 views

Captured arabian man tells his magical story

As a child, probably somewhere around 1994, I remember seeing a movie on TV with an old Arabian setting. It included a man who was supposedly captured by a group of others who was forced to tell them ...
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80 views

Foreign movie with angels that pull a lever to stop time

I saw this movie a long time ago, I think on IFC - I just remember an angel stopping time by pulling a steam-punk kind of lever. Driving me crazy for years, please help! I think it was in black and ...
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1answer
91 views

Foreign movie with a boiling pan bath scene

I saw a movie perhaps 5 or 10 years ago that I remember to be really good, but I do not remember its title any more. The only thing I remember about it is that it had a funny scene in which 2 ...
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1answer
98 views

Teenager picked up a radio signal from space that was trying to warn people of earth that the sun was going supernova

I remember watching a movie years ago about a teenager in Cali that picked up a radio signal from space that was trying to warn people of earth that the sun was going supernova. So he listened, he and ...
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1answer
70 views

Is the black egg on House's desk a reference to Tesla's 'Egg of Columbus'?

Is the black egg on House's desk a reference to Tesla's 'Egg of Columbus'? e Image from here.
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64 views

What is the significance of the cat in the movie “Gone Girl”?

Throughout the movie "Gone Girl", there is an orange house cat that appears in numerous scenes. Is this some kind of symbolism?
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1answer
55 views

Movie where kids are transported to an unknown planet in the galaxy/universe

I only saw the trailer for this several years ago (post 2000's) about earth being able to transport people to a planet that they don't know where it is. The trailer described it as a, now contest, ...
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1answer
794 views

What is number chart on sniper rifle?

I was watching the movie "American Sniper", In the first 30 minutes scene ,when Chris Kyle is observing the Afghan woman and child carrying Russian Grenade. There is a number chart pasted on his ...
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1answer
93 views

Movie with two orphan boys

I saw a movie about late 70s, when I was a child. It was about two orphans, a black and a white boy. They became very close friends and one night, I don't remember why, they were out and it was very ...
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122 views

How do the singularity breaches works in The Flash? [closed]

I just saw all 5 currently released episodes of Season 2 from The Flash and got a few questions. Answers to any of my questions will be helpful, some questions might not have been explained but if I ...
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1answer
78 views

Thriller/sci-fi movie identification [duplicate]

I am looking for this thriller/sci-fi movie. The main plot is that passengers and crew of an airplane travel to the world that is "behind" time in real world by flying through portal in sky. Anyone ...
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0answers
123 views

Movie with some type of creature/alien

I was a kid when I first saw a glimpse of this movie (my parents sent me to bed afterwords for being a creepy movie), but I clearly remember: A scene in which two lab coaties are in a room, a ...
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1answer
476 views

What is Bond's first line in Spectre?

At the beginning of the new James Bond film, Spectre, we see Bond and an anonymous girl go into a hotel room. Right at it looks like they're about to begin a romantic interlude, he turns to go. She ...
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1answer
102 views

Movie/TV where guys eyes hurt, tear, and burn like crazy while proposing his love to a woman

I'm looking for a movie or possibly a TV show with the following scene in it: One guy gives another guy a little flask with a clear liquid in it and tells him to apply a few drops underneath his eyes ...
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0answers
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The Last Man On Earth Plot Trick

I was watching The Last Man On Earth S02E05 and I was assuming it was the body of Gordon (Will Ferrell) from episode 1 in the fridge the whole time and Todd was doing cannibalism but then it was ...
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0answers
103 views

Hero sees an opponent reflecting in someone's sunglasses

I remember a movie which has the following scenes: The Hero is tied with ropes to a chair and he manages to tear the rope with a piece of broken glass. The Hero climbs up or down a mountain. Hero is ...
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1answer
74 views

Woman investigates/moves into house that controls everything, kills a guy with a mirror, traps and tries to kill her

Movie starts out with a young couple sneaking onto property and the house wants them gone and either hoses them or turns on sprinklers. House is not occupied. Young woman comes and moves into the ...
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1answer
94 views

90s horror movie with a girl in a room full of water

It might be a Dario Argento movie, for some reason I thought it was, however I could be wrong. The scene shows a young girl, between 16 and 21, sitting in a room with stark white walls and white ...
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63 views

Would the paranormal activity also have occurred without finding the camera?

SPOILERS AHEAD In Paranormal Activity 5 Ghost Dimension, it all started with the modified camera which was found. At the beginning, the ghost was just a small glitch above the light bulbs, but ...
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0answers
101 views

Textual vs material representation in Blade Runner cinematography

Do the cinematography techniques in Blade Runner use textual representation (image as text) or material representation (image as presence) in order to convey the themes or motifs of the film? I ...
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Horror movie about a killer in mental institution, before 2006? [duplicate]

I watched this movie on TV 10 years ago,and it was set in a mental institution. I remember there being a killer, who wore a black cover or nylon and killed people in the mental institution. I also ...

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