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How did Wynn know what happened to Meyerhold in Cube Zero?

In Cube Zero, when Wynn finally catches up to Rains, he overhears the following conversation between Haskell and Rains. Rains: Don't come near me. Haskell: I was protecting us. Rains: You ...
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162 views

Deadwood: a cheat, a broad tosser and a clip

I'm re-watching Deadwood, currently on Season 1 Episode 13, "Jewel's boot is made for walking". In this episode, Alma Garrett's father comes to town. While Alma, her father, Sophia and Seth Bullock ...
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367 views

Fifties movie about the stubborn captain of an old torpedo avoiding tugboat

I would like to identify a movie I saw maybe 30 years ago. It is about a stubborn WW2 captain who is demoted and put in charge of an old tugboat in some backwaters. He still tries to make the best ...
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473 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 ...
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168 views

What movie is this clip from (70s-80s)?

I have this short clip from somewhere and remember wanting to see this film again but that was a long time a go so I don't even remember why or if it was actually good. Can someone recognize the movie ...
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How is the opening quote from movie Apocalypto related to the movie?

Before starting of the movie "Apocalypto" it shows the quote: A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within. - Will Durant How is it related to the ...
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Australian movie with very low Imdb rating

I have watched one Australian (I think it is) move and I remember it had terrible rating (~2) on imdb and I loved it. It was created ~ 2007-2009, It somewhat reminds of Guy Richie movies by the way ...
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1answer
119 views

What happens in the deleted scenes at the end of The Zero Theorem?

What happens in the deleted scenes at the end of The Zero Theorem? Terry Gilliam said: There was a nice happy ending but I didn’t buy it. We shot it and it was very complicated and all. And when ...
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85 views

European film about homeless orphans in a decaying house

Details: Disturbing European film About homeless orphans in a decaying house Incest between brother and sister Years: 1990-92
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1answer
2k views

Did the Ewoks eat the stormtroopers?

I read a cracked article today that implied that perhaps offscreen, the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi feasted on the bodies of the stormtroopers killed/captured, as they were about to do to Han Solo ...
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1answer
36 views

Who placed the crucifix under Regan's pillow in The Exorcist?

In "The Exorcist", Regan's mother Chris finds a crucifix under the girl's pillow and asks each member of the household staff if they placed the crucifix there. Is it revealed anywhere in the film how ...
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240 views

Which exsisting storyline is Gotham based on?

There are so many Batman stories present in comics etc. And most of the Gotham characters are not new, they are from the comic world, except a few. So I am curious to know which storyline Gotham is ...
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303 views

Why does the demon that possesses Regan react to the “fake” holy water?

In The Exorcist, why does the demon that possesses Regan react to the “fake” holy water sprinkled by Father Karras? It’s hard to believe that the demon mistakes the tap water for water blessed by a ...
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2answers
2k views

What wrong did Tobin Frost do?

By the end of Safe House, I was led to think that Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) was the good guy. That belief was challenged when he asked the other (good) guy to be better than him. Now, I am not a ...
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1answer
2k views

What's the difference between “writer” and “screenwriter” professions?

I'd like to know the difference between the "writer" and "screenwriter" professions in the context of movies. Please notice that I'm not English mothertongue and I have little knowledge of ...
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4answers
665 views

How does Optimus heal himself in Age of extinction?

In Age of extinction, in the scene where Optimus is on the road with Cade and Tessa (after they take refuge in the broken down gas station), he transforms into a shiny new Western Star 4900 Phantom ...
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1answer
422 views

What time era is presented in Gotham?

In Gotham, Gordan said that he participated in war, technology shown is not too old. But still which time era it represents looks vague. Is it ever said which time era it represents?
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55 views

Identify a movie about a foreigner in India

I'm looking to identify a movie about a foreigner who goes to India to train a group of people within an organisation. Other than this, I only know that the movie centers on this person's cultural ...
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107 views

Why did Walt tell Skyler he did that?

Why did Walt tell Skyler he killed Hank? Was Walt trying to send a message? Was he trying to protect Jack's men?
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1answer
60 views

What movie is this quote from? “We're new in town, and we've never had sex before!”

This has been bugging me all day.. I think it was an 80s/highschool movie.. I don't think it was Fast Times or The Wild Life, seems too racy for Back to the Future. Could it have been Grease? I think ...
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63 views

Horror/mystery movie from 90s 00s

I've been trying to remember the title of this film, but my google searches have so far blanked. I would be very thankful if anybody could assist :D Horror/mystery, likely from late 90s to early ...
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1answer
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How can Joey be cast in “Days of our Lives” while living in New York?

In the TV show Friends, which is based around six friends living in Manhattan, New York - Joey (Matt LeBlanc) gets cast in the TV show "Days of our Lives", which is filmed in Los Angeles. How is ...
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trying to identify 1980s tv horror/drama mini series

something is going around tearing people apart.a woman,a camper on the moor.a bunch of lighthouse crewmen.a detective is on the case trying to track down what seems to be a monster lurking out on ...
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2answers
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Which Marvel character are they talking about?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when they mention future threat for Hydra like Bruce Banner and other names (or references), they said something like "some guy from Egypt". Which character are ...
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1answer
502 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 ...
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What was the motivation behind the Engineers actions in Prometheus?

After watching Prometheus I don't have a clear idea of why the Engineers created the human beings. Because, if they created humans so that they can test their bio-weapons on us, then it makes sense, ...
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2answers
318 views

Was Sharknado planned as a trash movie?

I just watched the movie Sharknado and I wondered myself, if this movie was planned as a Trash-Movie or if this 'just happened'. There are so many really strange scenes, cuts, dialogs etc. so that I ...
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2answers
849 views

Why was S.H.I.E.L.D. noticeably missing from Iron Man 3?

I thought Iron Man 3 felt a little odd without any presence from S.H.I.E.L.D. (Director Nick Fury and company). The US President is kidnapped and they're not concerned? So why didn't they appear?
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2k views

Test scene in Men in Black

In the beginning of Men in Black, when Will Smith is in the room with the other candidates for the job, they're all sitting those egg-style chairs with a table in the middle. This is where they're ...
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34 views

“Nothing Important” short film

I think its title is "Nothing Important" but I could be mistaken. It starts with dialoge that pilots of a plane are unconscious and some steward or passenger is trying to land the airliner but they ...
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0answers
69 views

Movie title for an airplane crash - imagination of a paralel life

This movie starts with a young man and a girl sitting next to each other in a plane. After the plane lands, they start looking for each other but they were already involved in a relationship. Anyways, ...
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1answer
42 views

Identify this Rom-Com about the leads on a Greek holiday at the end

This is my first identify this movie question so please be gentle. Today morning, while sipping tea, I watched a movie(few scenes) on HBO. Those were the ending scenes as HBO, rather than ...
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258 views

Why was the game show host so keen to have Jamal lose?

Why was the game show host so keen to have Jamal lose in Slumdog Millionaire? Did he have a financial stake in the show? This was never explicitly stated, though at some point he does say "This is my ...
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2answers
129 views

How to make a film in black and white and add color to some objects?

How is a movie made to show selective colors. For instance, in Pleasantville a sister and brother are transported to the universe of an old black and white TV show, and the movie switches to being ...
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0answers
7 views

What happened when Durant came to Bohanan while he was in jail, with a pardon

In Hell on Wheels does Thomas Durant own Cullen Bohannon? In the episode Durant, Nebraska Bohannon was about to be executed by federal officers but Durant saves him showing him a piece of paper that ...
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2answers
2k views

How many kills did the Angel of Verdun have?

I watched The Edge of Tomorrow yesterday and I think I heard the background news report mention the Angel of Verdun had 100 kills in Verdun, and not long after it was said she had 300 kills. Did ...
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1answer
86 views

Did crushing the “crystal ship” really destroy all the evidence?

When Hank is tricked away from Walt and Jesse's RV by a fake phone call from the hospital, the RV is crushed. Hank acts as if nothing useful for him could be found among the pieces of the destroyed ...
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1answer
44 views

At the beginning of Silicon Valley, were Richard Hendricks and Big Head working for Hooli?

---- Potential spoilers below ----- I watched the first season of Silicon Valley a second time, recently, and I enjoyed it, but something puzzles me: what are Richard and Big Head doing at Hooli in ...
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2answers
63 views

Why did Stephen pretend to have a limp in Django Unchained?

Why did Stephen pretend to have a limp in Django Unchained? And why stop pretending then? When he said he counted 6 bullets, and even if he believed it to be true as he was saying it, what exactly did ...
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5answers
2k views

Where do angels go upon death?

In the television series Supernatural it is said that upon death, demons go back to hell and vampires and other creatures go to purgatory. Where do angels go when they die?
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1answer
79 views

Who is the Rapist the in opening sequence of Dressed To Kill?

In Dressed To Kill (1980), the opening sequence shows Angie Dickinson being raped while taking a bath. It's never even mentioned in the movie again. Who? Why?
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2answers
264 views

Female assassin with a boyfriend who has the heart on the wrong side

This movie is Asian, probably Japanese. It is at least ten years old. The story is as follows: a female assassin falls in love with a guy, but her boss wants the guy dead. He has situs inversus (i.e. ...
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1answer
144 views

Can anyone identify a movie from this picture?

Does anyone know this (final)scene?
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95 views

Guy comes back to life to watch his own murder investigation

I think I saw it when I was like 8-10 years old. Early on in the movie, the main character is thrown off a cliff, after that he becomes a watcher, kind of a ghost but I think he can only see things ...
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2answers
324 views

What type of gun is primarily used by the protagonist in “Blue Ruin”?

In the movie "Blue Ruin", what type of gun is used most by the protagonist? It looks like an AK47 or some type of assault rifle, but what exact type is it? (On iTunes)
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2answers
271 views

Identify a drama(?) with a blind man/woman regaining sight at end

I remember watching this film when I was younger and really not liking it, because it was too serious and the idea of it scared me. But it has always been an annoyance to me that I can't remember what ...
6
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1answer
245 views

Why didn't Maleficent grow her wings back?

We saw that Maleficent can turn a bird into human/dragon etc. She is so powerful that she can grow tree wall within seconds. She can curse a girl so strongly that she even can't break her own curse. ...
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0answers
63 views

Film with men playing with a large train set in a house

I'm remembering that I watched a good film a few years ago but I can't remember much aside from a specific scene, and the fact that I liked it a lot. It's a black and white film, and there's a ...
1
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4answers
335 views

Soldier returning unexpectedly from war [closed]

I'm trying to find a (tv?) movie from the late 70s or early 80s. As I recall it, a woman and her young son are not expecting their husband/father to return from the (Vietnam?) war as he has been ...
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5answers
1k views

Why does Superman scream at the end of Man of Steel?

In the final confrontation with General Zod in Man of Steel, Superman breaks Zod's neck just before Zod kills some humans in the corner of the train station with his heat vision. After breaking his ...

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