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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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Where does the girlfriend work?

In Man of Tai Chi, where exactly does Tiger's girlfriend work? I'm guessing that it's some kind of a government office possibly dealing with "historical preservation". But do we know what department ...
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Why is Wilfred a fan of Matt Damon?

In the US version of Wilfred it is established right at the beginning and a recuring theme that Wilfred is a big fan of Matt Damon, yet I don't think it is ever explained why. Furthermore the 1st ...
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End of Ame Agaru

I just watched Ame Agaru (aka After the Rain) and I don't really understand the end of the film. The Lord of the fief was supposed to catch Misawa, to accept him as Master-of-Arms. But he didn't! The ...
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Why Lucretia helped Gannicus by giving Ilithyia's information?

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus in the kidnapping of Ilithyia by giving information of her departure. Lucretia hates Ilithyia but still why she will help Gannicus? She is even telling Gaius ...
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Who stands at the top of the mountain in The End (Fin)?

In The End (Fin), the main characters see a person standing at the top of a mountain. They shout and wave at them, but the person doesn't react and leaves a few seconds later. We know it's not Angel, ...
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What is the origin of the “face behind a wall of equations” shot?

So, Hollywood really likes to make scientists and mathematicians write on plexiglass (or mirrors, or windows, or other transparent or reflective surfaces). Presumably it's so they can get shots like ...
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Was “Democratic Republic of China” a mistake, or deliberate?

In the episode "The First Lesson" of "Mind Your Language", Chung Su-Lee says that she's from the "Democratic Republic of China". However, in real life, China is called the People's Republic of China. ...
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Is there a reason for the apperance of the kid with the toy gun when Truman Capote buys the baby food for Perry?

Recently I watched Capote (2005). There is a scene where Capote buys some baby food for Perry in a supermarket. Perry is in a hunger strike and Capote wants to feed him in order to interview him. Next ...
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Were Charlie Harper's jingles real?

In the sitcom, Two and a Half Men, Charlie composes jingles for actual products, like cereal, Pepsi etc. And even sometimes for shows on TV like Oshikuru. Some of them are really catchy and you get a ...
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What is the computer that Benny Hill hacks in the Italian job? (1969)

In the movie The Italian Job (1969) we see Professor Peach (Benny Hill) hack the Turing traffic monitoring computer. I'm trying to work out which model this is. My question is: What is the ...
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Western with Sheriff needing help from heaven

I have a question about a western movie I saw many many years ago. I am trying to find the name of the movie. All I remember about the movie was that it was about a good sheriff needing help from ...
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“Poor” girl wins a chance with a prince

Childhood girly movie I've been looking for a long time, made after 2000. It's about a "poor" girl who wins some sort of a competion if I got it right to marry a prince. Or it may be a competition of ...
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Why did the animals die?

In constantine, the guy that found the spear of destiny jumps over a fence. The camera pans around and there is a field of animals. As he walks through the field along the path, the animals die. Why ...
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Why don't they send the files through the mail channel?

In the series 24, season 4, episode 12, as Jack Bauer is in the corporation building restoring deleted files, why don't they send those files via the given mail channel opened with Tony Almeda, but ...
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How come the cops didn't find the gun thrown in the shallow river? But they had his prints on the murder weapon

In Shawshank Redemption, Andy tells the prosecutor and the court that the night that his wife and her lover were killed, he threw his revolver into the river from the bridge and went home. The ...
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A con man and a beautiful thief

American movie in English similar to Bonnie and Clyde, but filmed in the 80s or 90s, in a modern setting. The con man is not very tall but looks stout, the woman is beautiful and sexy. There is a ...
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Why is Bobby Munson's cut different than everyone else's?

Did they ever explain in the TV series Sons Of Anarchy why Bobby Munson's cut (his gang jacket) has a border around the shoulders? There's a white pattern around what would be his sleeves (if it ...
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Killer living in strangers' homes

Like the title says, I am looking for a movie, where a guy is living in strangers homes in a way that they don't notice him. After some days he will then kill them at night with a utility knife. ...
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What was the matter with GJ?

One of the various characters in Top of the Lake is GJ, who is somewhat like a leader to the group of women that settled in containers in Paradise, which is also reinforced by Anita when she tells ...
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Groom says no and bride gets taken away by police

All I can remember is that she brainwashes him and that his friends try saving him. Then at the end he has everyone fooled thinking that he is going to say yes at the altar, but he says no. She become ...
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Why do the pirates have white teeth?

I was watching Black Sails and I couldn't stop noticing that the pirates have super nice white teeth. I would think pirates just had 'bad & rotten' teeth. Was this just left out on purpose or ...
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Did caricaturing Hideki Tojo lead to stereotyping Japanese people as wearing glasses?

TV Tropes mentions that Japanese people have been stereotyped as wearing glasses in western media, including films: Another racist image is the East Asian with buck teeth, long fingernails and ...
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Identify SciFi thriller where bad person has been hiding in plain sight due to sex change

I've been trying to identify a vaguely recalled movie from my childhood for a while with no luck. The (very rough) details of what I think I remember are: English language SciFi movie (possibly TV ...
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Seeking for title of a 1970's movie about man with girlfriend but separate from her by building house blocking her

It was shown in Religious class (Catholic) when I was a child. Everyone saw this movie that lasted about 20 minutes and it only had two people: a couple. A man and his girlfriend. They hardly spoke ...
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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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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 ...
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SCTV: is “Monster Chiller Horror Theatre” based on “Monsters we Know and Love?”

Back in the mid-seventies in Toronto, there was a regular horror movie on CityTV on Saturday nights called "Monsters we Know and Love," which was hosted by Gene Taylor but also featured a sidekick ...
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Couple live in remote area got bully by husband's dad?

Basic Info I don't remember exactly which language they're spoken in the movie, but I'm pretty sure it's one of a language in Europe. Low budget, entire movie use actors less than 10. Plot A ...
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What is the fee for opening the door in The Last Car?

In the episode The Last Car from the Tales from the Darkside, what is the fee for opening the door? When the woman tries to open the door she is warned about a fee but it is never mentioned.
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Early 90s animated winter fantasy?

This was a late 80s/early 90s direct to video movie that was in two parts It was animated, took place in some kind of fantasy winter realm Maybe had some kind of sled race? I remember it had a ...
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How are fake reality shows not false advertising? And if they are, why do they get away with it?

Wikipedia defines Reality Television as: "Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents unscripted situations and actual occurrences, and often features a previously ...
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What exactly happened to Virgil?

In the movie The Best Offer, it is shown at the end that Virgil has been conned and his whole collection has been stolen. He discovers this after coming home from the London auction; in the next scene ...
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Internet Video Internet Metal Pen Pals?

Not sure if this is the right area, but I don't think there is any internet video sections. I watched a internet movie years ago (2000 - 2007 I think) where the following happened: Opening is creepy ...
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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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Why do they never wear gloves?

Is there any particular reason why The Americans Philip and Elizabeth never wear gloves when they are on a mission? Apparently they know about fingerprints and how they can be used to identify ...
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Will Jar Jar Binks be a character in any of the new Star Wars Films

Has it been confirmed or (please god) denied that Jar Jar Binks will appear in the new Star Wars films?
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Significance/symbolism of toe-licking scene

On the day of Pu Yi's inauguration as Emperor of Manchukuo, his wife the Empress goes a bit nutty. First she eats some white flowers. Then later Eastern Jewel starts licking her toes. I never got ...
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Where did the 2nd Ooze canister come from?

In Ninja Turtles 2 (1991), we see the foot capture the TGRI professor as he is processing the last canister of Ooze. Shredder forces the professor to use the Ooze to create Tokka and Rahzar, but ...
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What was in the letter to Epp's wife?

Midway through the movie "12 Years A Slave", Epp's wife asks Solomon to deliver a letter to the grocery store and made certain that Solomon could not read, leading the audience to believe the letter ...
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A couple whose baby is stolen by a group of evil witches

Identify the following movie; it is not Rosemary's Baby or Crowhaven Farm: It is about a couple whose baby is stolen by a group of evil witches into a forest; the elderly neighbours are there to help ...
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Was Johnston supposed to be speaking in Mandarin all the time?

The Last Emperor is mostly in English, but it is meant to be understood that this is simply being translated for the benefit of the movie viewer, usually from Mandarin (I think). Was Reginald Fleming ...
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Age difference between Samantha and Mason?

I'm trying to work out the supposed age difference between siblings Samantha and Mason in Richard Linklater's Boyhood, as there seem to be a number of inconsistencies. First, when the children are ...
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Movie about a family vacation for an old man in the backyard

Help me identify movie about family vacations. Old movie (80s-90s) There was an old man, I cant remember if he was dying or had amnesia. I think the whole movie was in the backyard and they just ...
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What made it an opportune time to roll out the Russian Flu Vaccine?

There is some heavy spoiler content for anyone who hasn't seen at least the 1st series of Utopia. So, towards the finale of season 1 we finally learn that the Russian Flu Vaccine is actually... ...
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What is the significance of the Wolf in last episode of Fargo?

[Spoiler Alert] In the last episode of Fargo, Gus is driving a car when he suddenly spots a Wolf in the middle of the road. This makes him stop the Car and also coincidentally identify Malvo's ...
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Did Ryan really never cry?

In the Wilfred episode "Questions" (S02E11), during Ryan's trip within a trip he learns that the cause for his panic attacks isn't little Joffrey crying but merely Kristen telling him not to cry, ...
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How was The Second Coming received by Christian groups?

I recently watched The Second Coming which is a story of Steve, a kind-hearted video store clerk from Manchester who disappears for forty days and forty nights before he is found wandering the Moors ...
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Was Leonard's wife really raped?

In the film Memento Leonard's main tattoo reads JOHN G. RAPED AND MURDERED MY WIFE That means it was the second attacker who raped his wife. If this was true the postmortem report would've shown ...
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What foreshadowing was Corey Feldman's character referring to in Dream A Little Dream?

There's a scene in 1989's Dream A Little Dream where Jason Robards' character is talking to Corey Feldman's character "telepathically" via a dream. He's done this a number of times previously, but ...

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