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How were the CGI scenes created for National Geographic series WW II Greatest Raids

I've been watching a few of the World War II series on the National Geographic channel lately and they have a series called WW II Greatest raids. In this series they provide CGI reenactments of the ...
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Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Volume 2

Bill is wearing a wedding ring during the whole movie. Does that suppose to mean he was married with the Bride in the first place?
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250 views

Serial killer who is a photographer

I'm looking for either a movie or a tv show involving a pair of detectives who investigated a series of murders. I want to say that the victims were mostly females. After a while, the detectives ...
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95 views

Humanoid monster who rips out a throat

Please help me identify this horror movie: I saw this one with my uncles in the early 90's. They watched Shocker (1989) a few days earlier so I'm guessing that the movie I'm seeking is from around ...
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Is it possible to produce a continuous Game of Thrones?

If you’re like me, 10 hours of Game of Thrones per year is not nearly enough, which got me considering the following thought experiment: What if we could tune in to a channel that, 24 hours a day, ...
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Permisson requirement for Song usage in movies [duplicate]

When songs are used in movies, in what circumstances it is required to get permission or is it always required? For example, If a song is played in the background and used as a soundtrack for the ...
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135 views

Only Lovers Left Alive quote explanation?

I just watched Only Lovers Left Alive and in a moment one of the characters, Adam, says: "I just feel like all the sand is at the bottom of the hour glass" or something. What does this mean?
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How does husband fit into the story?

I have watched 'The Others' with Nicole Kidman last night, great movie however one thing that I don't understand is if they all are ghosts, how does husband fit into this? I mean he presumably died ...
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215 views

Aquatic monster movie

I saw this film either in the late 90's or the early 2000's. It was definitely a horror movie (and a bad one too). I remember a group of teenagers on a cruise boat and there was an aquatic monster (or ...
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Explanation of the meeting between Gus and Don Eladio [duplicate]

Why was Max Arciniega the only one killed in the meeting between him, Gud Fring & Don Eladio? In episode 4.08 Don Eladio says to Gus: ‘we know who you are, that’s the only reason why you’re ...
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What is the significance of the little Russian kid story?

In a scene of The Equalizer where Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) is sitting in a restaurant in front of Teddy (Marton Csokas) McCall tells him a story he heard from a Russian officer. The story ...
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movie where hands move around on their own?

All I know is that the movie is horror based and with real actors... I only know one scene... I watched it when I was little so it kind of freaked me out and traumatized me.. but I want to see it ...
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116 views

Princess doll searches for real world prince [duplicate]

Ok so this is the plot that may have come from an anime movie: Opening is a blonde girl is with toys that are battered and dirty and worm out. Maybe because in the real world people are abandoning ...
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118 views

What is the matter with the babies Evan's mother had before?

During the movie "The Butterfly Effect" Evan's mother said she have had babies before, but they all died. He was "the miracle" baby. What does this mean? Why did the other babies die? Have they gone ...
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116 views

Revisionist westerns of the 70's

Why are many movies of the 70's called revisionist? If I look up many of Eastwood's westerns, they would be found in a search of 'revisionist westerns'. Why are they called that? Edit: By asking ...
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606 views

Why did they change the actress who portrayed Lily 3 times?

I am watching Modern family and I am currently on season 3. In Modern family, season 1 Lily is played by Jaden. In season 2 by Ella Hiller and from season 3 Aubrey Anderson-Emmons. What is the reason ...
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153 views

Movie where both dad and son die but come back to life

I'm trying to identify a movie that I watched years ago as a kid. My memory of this movie is vague and incomplete, and I've been searching the internet to no avail. It's driving me absolutely crazy. ...
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Is Gwyneth Paltrow’s head shown?

During the climax of the movie Seven, the audience is lead to believe that Mills’ wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), has been killed and her head is in the box. At any point in any version of the ...
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75 views

Life of a man and woman are connected by an arm gauntlet thingy

This is a movie/tv show that I saw when I was really little so bear with me: This could be a movie or made-for-TV movie (English) Saw it back during the very early 2000s or late 90s. Setting: ...
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1answer
130 views

Cold War spy movie, where spy camera is discovered in ceiling light fixture

Please help me identify this movie. Thanks! I have a vague memory of one scene from American movie made in the 60's or 70's. The movie had a claustrophobic & paranoid style similar to "Three ...
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369 views

Why not shoot movies with stereoscopic 3d cameras instead?

Isn't it easier (and way cheaper seeing 3d conversion runs in the millions for a full movie) to just shoot a movie using stereoscopic cameras instead of creating a shallow 3d effect via post ...
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346 views

Is The Hunger Games a future or alternate world?

I've watched Hunger Games and Catching Fire a couple of times and I can't seem to find answer to the following: Is the world of Panem our own world, but in the future, or is it a parallel world to ...
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1answer
188 views

What are the powers of Sauron's ring?

Sauron seems to be able to build armies and enslave races just fine without his ring. Are there any mentions in the Lord of the Rings movies or books as to what the powers of the ring actually are?
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66 views

Aliens give man super enhanced memory

I watched a pilot episode for an american TV show, I believe it was on DVD in the UK about 2003 but I don't know if it had just been released. In it aliens had visited Earth and helped abolish war, ...
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143 views

How to shoot a party scene with few people? [closed]

I have about 7 people and need to give the feel of 20. I'm using a long lens, any tips or solutions?
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1answer
109 views

Would the crew have made it back to Earth anyway?

When Kappa decouples the bomb from Icarus 2 in Sunshine the second shield protecting the living quarters of the ship floats away and the shield starts to break apart. Was this meant to mean that no ...
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220 views

Why didn't Natalie realise Leonard killed her boyfriend?

I had to see Memento several times including the chronological version to really understand it. It is one of my favourite movies, but even after so many views there is one thing I don't get. Why ...
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Why not use a camera instead of sending Sylvester in S01E02?

I was watching Scorpion. 4 genius working with intelligence to catch bad guys. Cool! But... In the second episode there was an unknown virus that was killing governor's child. So genius guys found a ...
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1answer
197 views

If Neo survived in the first movie, how come he didn't in the third movie?

In the first Matrix movie Agent Smith and Neo survived the green explosion from inside the agent. But in the third movie Neo and Smith both died as a result of the same attack in the first movie. How ...
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1answer
72 views

A kid about to become the heir of a huge wealth

It was a film about a kid; his grandfather died and his father was dead before. In the will of his grandfather, he became the heir to all his wealth but he should've done lots of tasks and as I recall ...
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238 views

What are the methods of including a character's thoughts in an audiovisual medium?

When adapting a written medium (such as a novel or comic book) to an audio-visual one, a common difficulty is presenting what the character is thinking on-screen, as most fiction is presented from the ...
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1answer
50 views

How Damien Echols survived Death Row in Devil's Knot?

How Damien Echols survived Death Row in Devil's Knot? Quote from the movie: Mr.Echols, you have been adjudicated guilty on three counts of capital murder as well, the death of Michael Moore, ...
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173 views

In the movie, “The Warrior's Way,” a Samurai drags the tip of his sword across the ground. Would not a Samurai need a sharp blade with which to slash?

In the movie, "The Warrior's Way," during the opening sequence, the protagonist of the story is seen to drag the tip of his sword across a wooden bridge and through a patch of gravel. In reality ...
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What's the distinct color grading in David Fincher's movies?

In most movies, there is a post shoot processing, which gives the movies a distinct look. Often this color grading is based on certain pre-defined presets or let's say themes. Now, every time I see a ...
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197 views

Is Gotham a post-apocalyptic city?

In the TV show Gotham, I noticed how it's always dark and the sky is always filled with dark clouds. Is the story in a post apocalyptic world?
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74 views

Man and his mother try to transport their gold bars in a portable house

I saw this film when I was a boy (about 20 years ago). I think it is American. The name of the film was translated into "money greedy guys" in my language. It's about a man and his mother who try to ...
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1answer
791 views

Usage of “The Sound Of Silence” in The Graduate?

In the movie The Graduate, the Simon & Garfunkel song "The Sound Of Silence" is used 4 or 5 times. There's even an instrumental version in one scene. I can't think of any other movie where one ...
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60 views

Why did they plug the drive into the network? [duplicate]

Any security person worth their salt would know that you don't plug a drive retrieved from a malicious source onto a network connected system. At least not connected to the uber-secure network. Why ...
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1answer
705 views

Was there a real Skyfall house in Scotland?

I was re-watching Skyfall, and saw that his parents' house was supposed to have been in Scotland. I was guessing right next to Hogwarts. So, the question is, is Skyfall house a real lodge/house in ...
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What was doing the stinging in Maze Runner?

What were the boys getting stung by in the Maze Runner? They say multiple times that, "No one has seen Griever and lived to tell about it." If that's the case then what's is stinging them? ...
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The Sopranos - Final Episode: Where is the proof that “Man In Members Only Jacket” is in fact credited by that name?

I can't find any video of the final episode of The Sopranos in which the character played by Paolo Colandrea is credited as "Man In Members Only Jacket" in the closing credits after the blackout, as ...
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104 views

What happens to the hard drive with agents' names in Skyfall?

Apologies for ripping off Honest Trailers, but that was something I didn't figure out as well from watching Skyfall and it bugged me: Silva stole the hard drive with names of NATO agents, presumably ...
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102 views

What does Dennis' daydream tell us about him?

In the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode where "The Gang Saves the Day" (S09E06), we have each of the different protagonists live through a daydream of the events following the ongoing shop ...
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85 views

Is episode S09E03 a comment on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's success at the awards?

In the 3rd episode of the 9th season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia "The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award" for the best bar. While the show is not particularly famous for referencing ...
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504 views

Why did Django kill miss Lara?

During the climax of Django Unchained, Django enters Calvin's house and he asks Shiba and the other black girl to say goodbye to miss Lara, after which he shoots her. Why did Django kill that lady? ...
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1answer
71 views

An old movie about a father who goes to the moon

I need to find this movie I used to love as a child and I've been searching for so long, without finding it. The movie is about a father who leaves his daughter to go to the moon (or outer space) and ...
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1answer
33 views

Who and why sent the box in the episode “The Boy in the Box”?

In the TV show "Cold Case", the investigation in the episode "The Boy in the Box" (2004) was initiated by someone leaving the box of memories of the murdered boy on the steps of St. Emilian's Church. ...
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1answer
750 views

Did Yona (Go Ah-sung) has supernatural / special powers in Snowpiercer?

In Snowpiercer Yona (17 year old girl) predicted many times what's behind the locked doors before they were opened. She predicted that the first compartment was empty. Then she shouted before opening ...
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249 views

Why is child acting legal?

In most industries, in most of the countries that produce most films, child labor is illegal. Not just highly regulated, or has special laws governing payment of the children, but illegal. Thus, in ...
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1answer
93 views

Swastika in Flashbacks?

In episode 4 of Manhattan, Frank Winter has a flashback while walking alone through the desert at night. He sees a dead german soldier lieing on his stomach. On the back of the helmet there is a ...

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