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Utopia realistic shootings

I am currently watching the British series Utopia and I a was curious if someone knew or could point to a reference on how do they make those ultra realistic shootings and deaths.
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What is the deal with Elle's and Budd's accents?

In the conversation just before Budd is bitten by the black mamba, Elle Driver and Budd speak with distinctly different accents: at least twice in a couple of minutes they clearly pronounce one the ...
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Who translated the book “The Lady With a Little Dog” used in movie “The Reader”?

I found the Anton Chekov story "The Lady With the Dog", which is translated by Constance Garnett. It does not match with the story read by Michael in the movie "The Reader". Can anyone tell me who ...
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Numbers on the wall in Cuba in “Guys and Dolls” film

In the 1955 film version of Guys and Dolls, there is a series of scenes which take place in Cuba. One of the odd features of this sequence is a series of four digit numbers on the various walls ...
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How accurate is the depiction of the KGB?

The movie Commander Hamilton (orig.: Hamilton) seems to be set roughly at the time it was produced (1998), due to its use of cell phones and Russia instead of the Soviet Union, as well as the ...
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What is the meaning of the butterfly?

In the movie The Door (org.: Die Tür) there are repeated ocurrances of a butterfly. First of all David's daughter Leonie wants to go catching butterflies when her father doesn't have time for her and ...
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Why do Dragon Ball Z telecasts always stop mid-season in India?

Dragon Ball Z was telecasting on Cartoon Network India from many years. Previously it stopped telecasting it in the middle of season 1. Then it disappeared for years and then repeated telecast till ...
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Movie about a son who asks his father to pretend to be his son for the weekend

In this film, a guy finds out that his wife is pregnant. He he wants to test his abilities to be a father, so he asks his father to pretend he is his son - and here comes the revenge time. I recall ...
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Australian TV Series from 70s - Journalist Revived, political future thriller

I'm pretty sure this was only shown on Australian TV. A journalist or political trouble-maker is revived (from cryo?) after decades and becomes involved in the somewhat fascist future government. He ...
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Author defeats writers-block through murder

I know this film from a trailer. It is an underground or Indie movie, with bad acting and terrible camera angles - but the storyline seemed good. It's about a male writer (or screenwriter) who's in ...
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Does Adrien Brody's Character in “Restaurant” (1998) Use the N-Word?

Towards the end of the 1998 movie "Restaurant" (imdb, a good NYT review) with Adrien Brody, his character Chris is having an altercation evolving into a fight with a young black co-worker (played, I ...
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Animated movie about a bird saving another bird from an Indian palace

In this film, A small bird is traveling to a palace. He meets a cat on his way and the cat is able to magically fit into a bird's ear. I think the bird runs into a river and the river can also fit ...
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Are David Attenborough documentaries still dubbed in the US?

When I lived in the US in 2007, I noticed that "Planet Earth" was dubbed by Sigourney Weaver. (This made Attenborough's reference to "Alien" when talking about ants infected by cordyceps a bit ironic) ...
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Why was Vanessa apparently allowed to go free?

In the final episode of Daredevil season 1, "Daredevil", Matt convinces a cop who was on the take with, but hiding from, Fisk to divulge information about Fisk's crime ring and the people involved, ...
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Show\movie about a serial killer with a brother being run over

All I remember is this flashback from this movie or TV show. It's about this guy who I think is a serial killer or something like that. I remember something about him lacking empathy. Anyway, the ...
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Movie or TV show with a farmer singing to a girl in a chicken costume

This is either a live action movie or live action kid's TV show (probably the latter). In the scene I remember, a farmer sits on a hay bale and talks to a girl in a chicken costumer (similar to ...
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Supernatural movie about a woman with a nun outfit

The movie is a horror\thriller, or possibly a mystery. It was filmed around 2000s or before that, but the story takes place in the 19th or 20th century in Europe. It could be US made, but I'm ...
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What is the significance of the ape movies in X-Files S10E02: Founder's Mutation

In The X-Files Season 10 Episode 02 titled "Founder's Mutation" there are two movies seen being played on the television at different moments. One is in the hospital maternity ward and is a scene from ...
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Jimmy Stewart Western

I can't remember anything except that when some bad guys were after Stewart and a younger companion, that they led these bad guys to a rock face (maybe 20ft high) where Stewart and companion were ...
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Movie with interconnected stories similar to the tragedy of Oedipus?

I've seen a movie some years ago but I can’t remeber the title. It was an american movie of around middle of 90’s. No famous actors (at least I didn't know them). The plot was apoximately: Two or ...
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Looking for a romance/drama film about a kid who goes to college for engineering but likes to draw

In the beginning of the movie there is a young boy and young girl on a plane, they don't get along, there is a phrase said between the two, which is the title of the movie. He is smart, geeky type of ...
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Movie where everyone is killed by the end

I'm looking for a movie that may be from the 1990s and is set in America, the Mid-west. Definitely with cowboy boots. I thought it was a Cohen brothers film but it isn't. It has a super-tight ...
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Thriller movie where killer kills the heroines sleeping boyfriend/husband in their suite, but heroine, after waking up fights and kills killer

US made movie, either 80's or 90's Story Points: During the climax of the film, the killer is apparently killed. However, a few scenes later, a lone medic tries examining the killers "corpse" in a ...
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Need help finding a movie

I remember seeing this movie when I was like 7? I don't recall very well, but all I remember is that I loved it and I finally found a place where I can get help so please help me. The movie starts ...
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70's movie about a boy & girl who discover 2 extraterrestrials in a supposedly abandoned military base and help them get home

I believe this was in the mid to late 70's. It may have been an episode of Disney or something but I believe it was a movie. The boy and girl may have been brother and sister. They discover a ...
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A mother takes her children to a buffaloes farm

This movie was from around 2004 or 2005 (English/Hollywood). The main protagonist is a fat man who gets involved with the mafia unknowingly, and by mistake. But there was this other lady (single ...
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How does this studio(?) hiearchy work

In the beginning of every Hollywood movie, I can see like 3-5 studios(?) being listed with their logos (animated of course). How does this work? Why are there so many?
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Why do kids shows have so many musical numbers

.....or why do shows for adults lack musical numbers? In watching TV with my nieces on Nickelodeon and Disney it seems that musical numbers are not uncommon. In contrast, except for shows dedicated ...
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South of Hell: Car in Purgatory

In episode 6 of South of Hell, the main characters are in Purgatory waiting for a bus that will take them to Hell. The main characters escape to a place on the edge of Purgatory and there is a car ...
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Was Childhood's End Intended To Parallel Biblical Prophecy?

I just finished watching the three-part SyFy channel mini-series adaptation of "Childhood's End", and I was left wondering about a number of seeming correlations between the story told (originally by ...
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Three Days of the Condor - communications protocols. Script vs movie adaptation

Sydney Pollack's Three Days of the Condor has always been one of my favourite movies, not only in regards to the spy movie genre but in general. I have known for a long time that the novel on which ...
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Why does John Reese always speak with such a low voice volume

I've been watching Person of Interest and couldn't help but notice John's low voice volume. So my question is: why? is it to the character appear more professional or something? is the character's ...
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Edward Baines in a coma, seals and sailing?

In The Cell (2000), what is the connection between Edward Baines being in a coma, the seals being killed on the beach as mentioned in the newspaper article, and sailing the boat?
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How involved are Edward Baines' parents?

In The Cell (2000), how involved with the procedure are Edward Baines' parents? Did they have any say in creating the procedure, help design it in any way, or did they just shell out a ton of money ...
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In this movie, man accidentally watches woman have breakdown in her home

I remember watching a movie, possibly tv, in the 2000-s. UK movie (or accent of actors). A man bumps into a woman on a busy street. She drops her phone. He tries to give it back but she is in a ...
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Was the job offer part of the plan all along?

In the film Snowpiercer (2013), besides population control was Wilford's offering up leadership of the train to Curtis also part of the plan? I mean, was Wilford planning on retiring and offering the ...
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4 episodes TV series about personality types (extrovert/introvert + thinking/feeling)

I am looking to find the title/details of a TV program of 4 episodes about different personality types (extrovert/introvert + thinking/feeling). It was a British production (but I do not think it was ...
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Was the twist in The Empire Strikes Back leaked to the public before the movie's release?

There has been an unprecedented amount of leaks available for the latest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, including spoilers for all the twists and plot points. This made me think of The Empire ...
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Does Starling City have active subway or not?

In Arrow season 1 episode 18 Salvation, we learn that Starling City doesn't currently have a subway, it used to, but it's now abandoned. The tracks of the old subway were used by a villain in that ...
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French TV series (early 80s) about a girl who goes to school as a boy

I vaguely remember a TV serial shown on french TV in the early 80s (that was back when all of french TV channels were state run, but that's just by-the-by). Probably french, maybe translated - the ...
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Is Toy Story inspired by The Velveteen Rabbit?

I couldn't help but notice a lot in common between the Toy Story movies, and The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. In specific, the following elements are both major parts of the story: They ...
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Why is the child disclaimer incomplete?

The third season of Masters of Sex has a disclaimer that ends by telling us ... the children Tessa, Henry, Johnny, and Jenny are fictional. Thing is, Masters has 3 children in this season. I ...
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Possible disease of Kramer

Throughout all episodes of Seinfeld, we've seen that Kramer might have a neurological disorder, which could explain why he falls so frequently. However, the writers did not clarify which disease that ...
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What's with the unusual siren sounds throughout Blochin?

The first season of Blochin: Die Lebenden und die Toten naturally featured many sirens of police cars to be heard throughout the story. However, what was very confusing to me about those sirens was ...
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What percentage of movies make a net loss during their theatrical run?

I am writing a research article involving movies, and I want to prove my point that the movie industry is a very risky business. For this, I would like to quote a reliable source indicating the ...
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Where is Hannibal's extra finger?

In the TV series Hannibal, a prequel to Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal clearly has a normal set of digits. But, in the book Hannibal, set after Silence of the Lambs, there is great discussion about ...
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Relation between Wild Hogs and Hangover

I recently watched 'Wild Hogs(2007)', felt there are a few similarities with 'The Hangover (2009)': 4 friends go on a trip, where one lies to his wife (Ed Helms and Martin Lawrence) Both of them ...
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Why was the swearing taken out of “Gods and Monsters” in American horror story?

In American Horror story: Freak show Elsa Mars sings a version of Lana Del Rey's "Gods and Monsters" in which, amongst other things, all of the bad language is changed for more... suitable(?) ...
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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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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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