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How did Shilo know the real reason Nathan was working for Rotti?

In Repo the Genetic Opera at the very end of the film on stage, Rotti, Shilo, and Nathan are all finally confronting each other, and Rotti tells Shilo that Nathan is the one that has been making her ...
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Why not just make him forget again?

In the TV Series, The Vampire Diaries, Elena(the main character), with the help of Damon, makes her brother Jeremy forget about the death of Vicky. After some time, her brother finds about it by ...
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How realistic was the air traffic control mistake by Jane's father?

I still do not understand this part of Breaking Bad and really hope it was exaggerated. When Jane's father, heavily disturbed by loss of his daughter makes a deadly mistake while guiding air traffic, ...
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High Moon (The Lotus Caves) Floating Eyeballs

High Moon is a (very loose) TV adaptation of the 1969 book The Lotus Caves. It was started as a pilot for a Syfy TV series, but eventually the series was declined. The Pilot was rigged into an ...
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A film that ends with young woman's boyfriend shooting her and going to Rio de Janeiro

Since I only caught the very end of the movie, almost everything I remember is a spoiler. There's a young woman who's in some kind of intense situation. She has a love interest, maybe her boyfriend. ...
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Who is Silas Ramsbottom based on?

The figure of Silas Ramsbottom in Despicable Me 2 looks like a British actor. Look at the top half of his face, the bottom is too exaggerated. The resemblance is strongest when he lifts his eyebrows ...
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Why does cat point to the answer/safety/salvation in the Silence of the Lambs?

The cat seems to have a very significant role in the movie the Silence of the Lambs which does not make a lot of sense to me as I have always seen this movie as a narrative about the role of woman in ...
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Why was Christopher Walken not credited in Sleepy Hollow?

Christopher Walken does not appear in the opening or end credits of Sleepy Hollow, although he has an important role as "Hesse". What is the reason for this? I searched a bit about this, but only ...
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Why does Ugarte trust Rick with the exit visas?

Why does Ugarte trust Rick with the exit visas in Casablanca? Ugarte says, You know, I have many a friend in Casablanca, but somehow because you despise me, you're the only one I trust. What ...
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What did Dylan mean by “we were in agreement”?

At the end of "Now You See Me" when Atlas says to Dylan "When I said about being the smartest guy in the room" and Dylan responds "We were in agreement". I don't understand the "we were in agreement" ...
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What is the meaning of text on Jesse's shoes in S03E12 in Breaking Bad?

In S03E12, when Jesse is walking to kill two of Gus's enforcers, the camera shows the back of Jesse's shoes and there is a text there. Right this scene. I think it says "PAID". I think this is yet ...
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Old movie where boy gets close to younger sister to win a bet to date older beauty pageant sister

The movie opens with a family watching a beauty pageant, their daughter wins and earns a scholarship. A boy bets his school mates that he can get a date with girl. When she blows him off, he copies ...
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How was Michael Douglas' apparent facelift achieved in “Behind the Candelabra”?

Michael Douglas, playing Liberace, has a facelift partway through the HBO movie. His skin is noticeably tighter and smoother afterwards. How was the effect achieved?
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Kids Moves about Kids kept in slaves in an underground cave, monsters all around, on HBO?

I'm trying to find a movie I saw as a kid. It was a kids movie, pretty cheesy I think, about a kid who was on his way to the store to buy something for his(father maybe?) and wines up in an ...
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Woman moves to small town with corrupt police force

I just remembered movie I saw quite a few years ago and even after a few hours googling it I couldn't find its name. It was American; I am not sure about the year, but I guess it was from the late ...
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Japanese films/TV adaptations of the Taiping Rebellion?

In the 1850's and 60's, the Taiping Rebellion broke out in China, observed by both the Tokugawa Bakufu and subsequently the Meiji Imperial government. Some 200 years earlier, Japan had suffered its ...
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Ex-olympic swimmer who was tricked into doping

For the life of me I can't remember a movie I watched for history class a long time ago. The details are hazy, but I believe it was in color, which should narrow down the time. Definitely made before ...
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Name of movie about forced relocation, set in or near China?

Which movie is this? (I've tried some internet searching without success) I saw it on video about 10 years ago, so 2005-ish it was about a boy/family forced to relocate from their farm to a city ...
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Was John Christie supposed to return for a later Mission: Impossible episode?

In the episode "Spy" (S01E14) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible the IMF team is tasked with finding and destroying a chemical weapons factory owned by former MI6 agent John Christie and putting ...
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A movie about a love affair between a teacher and her 16-yrs-old student in 19th Century Canada

I'm looking for the title of a movie I once saw airing on TV. It was about a young lady teacher coming to some town in Canada (I think) in 19th century and falling in love with a 16-years-old (circa) ...
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2000s film with a main character who has a stone pendant with magical powers he got from Native Americans

Those days, I used to watch TV. I watched an English language movie of which I don't know the title. It was telecast on Sirasa TV channel It is an English movie of Western genre. It could be of ...
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Period drama where educated girl becomes a servant but teaches others to read & write?

Saw this approximately 20+ years ago on terrestrial UK television (possibly ITV/BBC period drama). Scenes I remember include a queue of servants collecting an orange from the Master at Christmas, ...
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Are there union rules requiring stunt performers, and what does this mean for action stars who “do their own stunts”?

In an answer to this question, it is mentioned offhand: There are almost no "live shots" of this as it is technically a stunt and according to union rules ( at least in Hollywood) that requires a ...
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What was the reason for Terry Markwells departure from Mission: Impossible?

The episode "The Fortune" (S01E12) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible sees the death of primary team member Casey Randall (Terry Markwell) and the introduction of Jane Badler's Shannon Reed, who ...
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What's the name of this US thrash movie?

I don't remember some of the details, but I don't know the name of this movie: boy needs money to study or something boy works in supermarket as a mascot has a sister has a mother mother doesn't ...
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What is the name of this movie?

Wife and husband lets their male best friend live with them and he informs them that he met this girl online. Soon after they began dating and become attached. He moves into his own apartment along ...
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Japanese animated movie from late '80s or early '90s

I watched this movie when I was kid, and I don't remember too many details, but is worth trying with those which I remember. The movie is about girl who is ordinary, but there is a place (like the ...
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Identifying a Disney special, or film

It's been quite a long time, but I remember seeing a Disney production on TV. I think it was in black and white, but I'm not entirely sure anymore. All I distinctly remember is Jiminy Cricket and ...
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What is this short film where some guys make an old man drink wine?

I was at an international film festival at the Mary Riepma Ross Theatre in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1997 (though maybe it was '98, '99, or 2000), and before the feature there was a short film in English. ...
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Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bets against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his ...
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How long did it take the infected to starve in 28 Days Later?

At the end of the movie 28 Days Later, we see that many of the infected are starving. But how long did it actually take all of the infected to starve to death? The main character wakes up after 28 ...
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Movie 70's/80's/90's that ends in a train crash killing a guy - maybe he attempted suicide

There was a movie that we watched a few times on TV back in early 1990's but the movie seems to be from the 80's or so. We can't remember the name! ahhh... all we remember was that the movie ...
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Significance of the dancing balloons in Nightcrawler

At one point in the film Nightcrawler, the scene is a morning in Los Angeles, possibly the only morning scene in the film where the hero is not watching television. Plotwise, the scene is positioned ...
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Movie about an evil witch trapped in a mirror

I saw this movie once back when I was in elementary school (likely between 1994-1998). The movie was likely made between the 80's and early 90's. I saw the movie some time around the holiday season, ...
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Explanation for A Tale of Two Sisters?

Briefly Googling, I can find no English-language discussion that properly explains this superb, but extremely confusing movie. It could be that this is one of those movies that are open to many ...
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How did Deathbolt (Arrow/The Flash) become a meta-human?

On TV Show "Arrow", season 3 episode 18, we were introduced to a new villain Jake Simmons (Deathbolt). After his capture, they did a cross-over scene with "The Flash" with Ray and Cisco talking over ...
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What is the term for the colour scheme/effect in e.g. Supernatural

In the TV series Supernatural, almost all episodes have a darkish colour scheme. The only exception is for episodes partly set in another universe, e.g. S05E08 "Changing Channels" where they brothers ...
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Identify black and white courtroom drama film

I saw an English language (probably American, but possibly British) black and white courtroom drama film on TV some 30+ years ago on TV. The plot captivated me at the time. Despite my best attempts at ...
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60s/70s horror/suspense, ends w reveal of man disguised as a woman

Anybody recognize this? 60s or 70s horror/suspense film where at the ending, a brown haired young woman and William Shatner-type guy have been trying to solve a mystery or looking for a murderer. A ...
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What happened to the Future Flash?

In series The Flash, The Flash from the future did travel back in time to stop The Reverse-Flash from killing his mother. He failed, but where did he go? The Reverse-Flash stuck in past and killed and ...
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CBS, Capes and Pigeonholing?

For Comicbook to live action adaptations, the 1970's presents a few notable milestones of which Today's Superhero Media empires lineage can be traced. Remarkably, CBS retains the highest pedigree for ...
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Are there any complete lists of made-for-tv Lifetime movies?

Specifically, I'm looking for a schedule or list of all made-for-tv Lifetime movies that have premiered to date, in 2015. Is there some hidden calendar or schedule on their website? Can this ...
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Was Once Upon A Time Season 4 pre or post OUAT Wonderland?

So, Once Upon A Time Season 4 introduced Will Scarlet (The Knave) who was the main cast in OUAT Wonderland. I'm just confused about the timeline here. Did Season 4 happen: before White Rabbit came ...
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Breaking Bad Confusion

In the Breaking Bad episode where Walt plants the bomb on Gus's car, Gus stops dead in his tracks. After rewatching I noticed that Walter goes home and calls for his neighbor to go inside and check ...
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What happened to Agent Joseph Keenan at the end of Red State?

In the movie Red State, Kevin Smith says he wanted to shoot the Apocalypse at the end but it would cost too much. That got me to wondering: Was Agent Keenan (John Goodman) actually dead at the end, ...
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Comparative Profitability of Genres in Movie History

I'd like to see a list of genres based in order of profitability throughout movie history. I suspect the horror genre is the most profitable genre going back all the way to the early days of movies, ...
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How did Michael end up in that basement in Season 1?

In the last Season of Fringe, the Observer child Michael was essential for the plot. He appeared before in Season 1, where he was found in an abadoned basement. Is there any explaination how he did ...
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Why does Annie say “Susan” after Abed proposes calling the group the “Stephen King's Dreamcatchers”?

In the last episode of season 6 of community, when proposing new names for the Save Greendale Committee, Abed proposes "Stephen King's Dreamcatchers". Annie then looks at him and says "Susan". Is ...
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Are those historical portrayal 100% or mostly real?

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Tv SHOW A great deep view with simple way into our discoveries & inventions so far. In this series Neil deGrasse Tyson explained many things about time and space. And ...
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How does ADR work?

How does ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement) work? There's an entry in Wikipedia that says what it is (essentially actors dubbing their lines in post production, sometimes requiring several takes) ...

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