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What is rosebud?

In the movie Citizen Kane. What is the significance of rosebud? Or is its insignificance a significance? Or the director has achieved what might sound similar to John Travolta's misdirection in the ...
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1answer
51 views

Identify a movie about home invasion

Saw a film couple years back, lady gets home invaded by a couple of mexican immigrants. Gets shotgun to head near end. Sound familiar?
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3answers
252 views

Why didn't the key word trigger the hypnosis on the first incident?

There's a scene on the bridge during Now You See Me where Dylan and his Boss are being talked to by the FBI. The FBI guy says "Despite their bullshit razzle-dazzle". Now, at this point nothing ...
1
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1answer
119 views

Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of the film?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car which pulls up next to his?
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14 views

What are the implications of Thomas Blackburn?

During Banshee Chapter... I'm not sure how this 'revelation' has any impact on the proceedings of the film, it doesn't seem to change anything, other than the implication that people are ...
8
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2answers
482 views

Did Miles Dyson kill all these policemen?

I stumbled upon this recent question about Terminator 2, in particular about the scene where Miles Dyson dies after having been wounded lethally and trying to buy time for the others by detonating a ...
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3answers
114 views

Identify A Movie About A Home Invasion

I need help identifying a movie about a home invasion. I believe it was released around 2008-2010. The main bad guy was bald, and I recognized the actor. I think he was alone? I believe the house ...
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2answers
690 views

Is Skyfall preparing the ground to some major change in the franchise?

In Skyfall, they send a hint that there could be some major changes to the Bond franchise, or even possible a final episode. For instance: For the first time 007 appears getting old Q is now a ...
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87 views

Why is Canada dire?

In The Stick of Truth, there are many things dire about Canada, dire wolves, dire bears, dire snakes, and dire AIDS. You know what dire wolves are, right? They're like wolves, There are a ...
8
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1answer
178 views

Sound of a next scene starts one moment earlier than video

I saw this several times in different movies, but I don't understand what is this supposed to mean. The main idea is when the scene is about to change, for one second or so we still see the picture ...
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1answer
89 views

What line was cut after “nobody's perfect” from Some Like It Hot?

The famous last lines of Some Like It Hot are Jerry (removing wig): I'm a man! Osgood: Well, nobody's perfect! However, if you watch Jack Lemmon (Jerry) carefully in the according movie ...
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0answers
68 views

Identify military comedy movie/tv series - scene

I am looking for the title of army/military comedy movie/tv series I think it was from around 80s. I remember only one scene from it, I think it was from the intro or beginning of the movie. The ...
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Does anyone know the theme music to the Universal Sports FIS Ski broadcast?

The ski season is over, but the music is stuck in my head. I really liked the theme music to the Universal Sports FIS Ski. Majestic and symphonic. Does anybody know the name of the music? Was it ...
1
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1answer
66 views

Woman helps a girl who keeps falling to the ground

I want to know the title of a drama movie in which a woman helps a girl (not her daughter) to defend herself, because she doesn't react when falling to the ground and kids bully her because of this. ...
2
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76 views

Name the movie in which Godzilla, A Giant Bird, and a Robo are involved

I saw a movie in 2005 (but it was older than that) in which in the beginning, Godzilla and a Giant bird fight each other. The bird disappears for a while, then Godzilla enters a city and starts ...
0
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1answer
64 views

When shooting a short film, can more than one person do the camera work? [on hold]

To clarify, I mean if you're only going to use one camera, can two or more people do the camera work? For example, one person can shoot one scene, and then another person can shoot another scene? Or ...
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40 views

What are the issues when working with amateur actors on a dialogue scene with one camera? [closed]

Many Indie filmmakers when shooting dialogue scenes do multiple takes and use one camera. What are the problems that occur when using amateur actors?
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1answer
215 views

Why have Disney princess films post-2009 all started with the princess as a child?

Starting with The Princess and the Frog (2009), every Disney princess movie has included a scene where the princess is a child. The Princess and the Frog (2009) Tangled (2010) Brave (2012) ...
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2answers
251 views

What happened to Willie Cicci after the grand jury?

In The Godfather: Part II, Willie Cicci, played by Joe Spinelli, testifies that Michael Corleone was involved in organised crime and the head of the Corleone family: "Oh yeah, a buffer. The family had ...
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0answers
100 views

90's or early 2000s Sci Fi Movie involving cyber connections to the brain and a female protagonist

I'm trying to remember a sci fi movie I saw all or at least most of on TV some time in the last two years. I don't remember all of the details, but here's what I've got: The protagonist is a female ...
2
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1answer
156 views

Was the sword forging scene at the beginning of season 4 CGI or real?

My friend thinks it was CGI (it certainly was picturesque with the flames dancing along the flow of molten steel). But I would like to believe it was real footage, maybe touched up but mostly real. I ...
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1answer
60 views

Why are only two bodies made public in True Detective?

The show starts with the finding of Dora Lange's body, arranged with antlers and stuff. Also, later on, Papania and Gilbough suspect that Rust is behind the killings, based on a similar recent killing ...
2
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1answer
95 views

Need help with a movie title from the 80's or 90's

American movie. Definitely available in the US. I just remember in one scene these bad guys (who were the main characters, making them sympathetic bad guys) break into some guy's house or hotel ...
7
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2answers
246 views

Why hasn't Scarlett Johansson performed either of her Oscar-nominated songs at the Oscars?

This might be too tangential for the Movies Stack Exchange, but I think it's an interesting question. Scarlett Johansson is a singer as well as an actress. She's made two albums and been nominated for ...
3
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1answer
9k views

Did James May, Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson really find out the source of the river Nile in BBC TopGear?

Did they? In season 19, the African Special, they go on to find the true source of the river Nile theorizing that Lake Victoria isn't the actual source as experts suggest but even farther east ...
4
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1answer
117 views

Sci-Fi show from the 80's - Does anyone remember what it was called?

I have been haunted by a Sci-Fi show from my past. It ran in the early to mid 80's and involved a large spaceship and its crew. I remember several things about the show vividly: In the first ...
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2answers
69 views

Ghosts Children Mistake Woman as Their Mother

A couple moves into a house and the wife has encounters with a few different spirits, which she finds out were children who were killed in the house by their father. The spirits think she is their ...
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2answers
208 views

Post-apocalyptic movie, non-English, with a depressing ending

Around five years ago I saw a pretty average post-apocalyptic, non-English (I think), movie with one of the most depressing endings I've seen. But I can't remember the name and Google is failing me, ...
3
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2answers
464 views

Why Ser Ilyn Pane was there to execute all women?

In the Game of Thrones S02E09 Battle of the Blackwater Ser Ilyn Pane was in the women's room bodyguarding them. Though the Queen claims Ser Ilyn was present to protect them and to deal with potential ...
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1answer
158 views

Adventure TIme: Why does Jake have inverted eyes?

Regarding Adventure Time, there is a character called Jake the dog. It's always bugged me not knowing why his eyes are white where the pupil should be, and black where the iris should be (i.e. ...
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0answers
216 views

What was the actual narrative structure in Moebius by Kim Ki Duk?

I've recently seen the last Kim Ki Duk movie Moebius and I feel I didn't quite get the narrative structure. I thought the whole film was pretty linear but the last scene, where you find out made ...
2
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1answer
84 views

Why would Jesse and his junkie friends wear knitted caps?

Jesse and his junkie friends always wear knitted caps, even when it is really warm and nobody else wears anything like that. Also when Jesse returns from the rehab, he no longer wears a knitted cap, ...
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2answers
1k views

What trope would Indiana never leaving his hat behind fall under?

In the Indiana Jones movies whenever his hat is lost he'll always at least try to get it back. He's risked limbs amongst other things in order to make sure he always has it with him. This isn't ...
5
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2answers
477 views

How does video come on the walls of the buildings?

In the movie "Now You See Me", The video is shown on the walls of the building. How did they do this?
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25 views

Closing credit music for the Polanski movie Venus in Fur

What is the classical music piece played in the closing credits for the Roman Polanski movie Venus in Fur?
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1answer
470 views

name the animated movie showing earth from an alien point of view in which cars are seen as the dominant life form

What is the name of the animated short film (pre 1985) that shows an alien's view of earth and they think cars are the main life form?
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2answers
110 views

Where's Christian's body?

We know Jack's father body was put on the plane (we clearly see the coffin in one of the very first episodes), and we know that someone took the body (probably MIB) from Episode 5, when Jack smashed ...
6
votes
1answer
77 views

Where do the girls' names come from?

In Zombieland the four main characters are Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita and Little Rock. It's my understanding that the first two are named because that's where they're trying to get to. The pair ...
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1answer
77 views

Couple with the most grandchildren to win a house

There's a nice, comedic, old movie in which a house is built in a small town and is promised to the resident couple with the most grandchildren. I can't remember the name of it or the names of the ...
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1answer
139 views

Female prisoner is transferred to spacestation invaded by an alien

Woman is transferred from a prison colony planet to a space station where the scientist in charge is some sort of sex researcher I believe? Prisoner falls for a male worker on the station who later ...
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0answers
41 views

Why doesn't Alan Shore not contested for partnership? [closed]

Alan Shore is an excellent attorney who brings in loads of cash, has sued and won against the tobacco industry and various Government branches. He has been to the Supreme Court and won his case after ...
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0answers
12 views

Where did all the furniture that was in the villa come from?

So was Billy the owner of all that furniture in the villa in The Best Offer or where did it all come from?
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1answer
107 views

What movie includes a dialog about imaginary voices?

All I have to go on is the following lines of dialog : Female character: You're a voice in my head Male character responds: You're a voice in mine Female character: You're a fucking ...
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1answer
34 views

What is this Chinese movie about four separated siblings?

I'm trying to figure out the title of a film that was in Mandarin Chinese. It was filmed before 2006 (I think I saw it in 2006 or 2007 at the latest on VCD). There were four siblings who'd been ...
4
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1answer
228 views

An Indian movie about a man with wolves/dogs

I am trying to remember an Indian movie I saw when I was kid. It is about a man (the hero), who has long hair and a muscled body. He has a lot of dogs or wolves, about 5/6 of them. (they look like ...
7
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1answer
123 views

Movie about ten commandments?

I would like to ask, if somebody knows a movie about ten commandments, in which each commandment conects to one story of different people and they all talk to a black guy about their problems and it ...
21
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2answers
16k views

Why is Bob Saget the future voice for Ted Mosby'?

Well for one thing Ted is already an adult in his 30's and also isn't he telling the story to his kids in 2030 (which is only 18 years from now), so someone's voice does not change that much in 18 ...
2
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1answer
72 views

Identify a sci-fi movie about humanoid aliens who want to terraform earth

I remember this movie, where race of aliens was trying to terraform earth as they could not easily life on our planet. There was that particular scene that I remember very well. It was some sort of ...
7
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2answers
217 views

Whose corpse is hanging in the courtyard in S02E09?

In GOT/S2 Ep 9: Blackwater, just before the battle for King's Landing, there is one burnt corpse hanging in the background, on the brick wall up high. This is not to be confused with the 2 orphan boys ...
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Why wasn't Kaffee charged?

During the final court scene when Kaffee is confronting Jessup after his outburst, Kaffee gives him the following small speech: Don't call me son. I'm a lawyer, and an officer in the United States ...

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