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Movie about a murderous aunt and uncle

This was an American movie from the late 1990s. It was about a girl (around 15) and a boy (around 10). Their parents had died in a car accident so they moved in with their uncle and aunt. They later ...
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Is there any difference between a DoP and a Cinematographer? If so, What?

Recently I was watching a short film titled "Black Hole". In the credits following I came across one "Purva Desai" being credited under D.O.P (i.e. Director of Photography), only to be followed by two ...
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Movie about The Sandman

Is there a film based on the comic book series Sandman, by Neil Gaiman? It could be either a feature film or a short film.
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How was the effect of Alderaan blowing up accomplished?

A special effect sequence in the original Star Wars (1977) shows the planet Alderaan being blown up by the Death Star (frame shown below). Considering that this was the pre-digital era, I thought the ...
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71 views

German animation about hedgehogs crossing the street and flying cars?

I am looking for a German animation about hedgehogs crossing the street and the people finding solutions to the problem it caused, iirc one proposed solution was to make a tunnel below the street ...
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214 views

Movie about an inherited toy store or toy shop?

I don't remember much about this movie. It was a Christmas movie and there was a toy store or a toy shop and a relative passed away and the son or daughter had to take it over and kept it open.
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175 views

Why did Snow not destroy the Victors' Village in District 12?

When Katniss Everdeen visits what is left of District 12, we see loads of dead bodies (well, what's left of them) and the destruction of the entire place. We then see that Victors' Village is pretty ...
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467 views

Mission to Mars beginning meaning

Some months ago I watched Mission to Mars and in the first part of the movie you see that the astronauts are killed by a large vortex generated from the humanoid base. In the end you'll see that the ...
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Derek's safety in the hill scene

In Peter Jackson's 1987 film, Bad Taste, one of the main characters, Derek, is fighting with aliens on the side of a rather steep hill. I have to wonder what kind of safety precautions the actors took ...
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Reason for the murder of O-ren Ishii's parents

The anime depicting the origin of O-ren Ishii was one of the most tragic and beautiful scenes in Kill Bill. But do we know why her parents were murdered by a Yakuza boss? It didn't make sense to me ...
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127 views

Stranger washes ashore onto remote island, tells couple civilization is ending

This was a movie around 2003-2013 or so. The plot was that this couple on a remote island encounters a man who washes ashore claiming that civilization is ending. The drama is that the couple isn't ...
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96 views

Medieval fantasy movie about a clock and running out of time

So I have been trying to figure out this movie for ages, so if anyone can help that would be great! The movie is from the 90s roughly and it is set back in medievalish times, there is a huge clock and ...
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304 views

Movie based on real events about a transgender woman who was murdered

I saw this movie last night on TV, but not the whole thing and I didn't see the name. It was about the life and troubles of a trans woman that at the age of 17 (?) was murdered by some teenage boys ...
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317 views

Why was Bill Turner called Bootstrap?

In the Pirates of the Caribbean, why Bill Turner was called "Bootstrap"?
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151 views

Good vs evil story: Guy who came back from heaven battles guy who came back from hell

This movie has one guy that is a family man who dies in a car accident, I think, goes to heaven and comes back to life and another man that is a devil worshiper, goes to hell and comes back to life. ...
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49 views

Stuttering messenger in medieval times

I can't remember what film this is from but there is a comedy film that parodies the medieval era. There is a scene where two people are trying to do something so they ride to the kingdom but are ...
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270 views

Why does The Bartender have surgery marks?

There is a scene in Predestination where The Bartender shows his surgery marks, as if he was a woman as well. What does this mean?
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124 views

Rich kid gets slapped by a former servant of his house

His family was bankrupt, dead, or something along the same lines. In this scene his former servants where removing all the furniture from his house, and he was standing there, all alone, in a bare ...
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1k views

Can you name this Sci-Fi film set around receiving a signal from space and building a structure?

Trying to remember the name of a film. This one has been bugging me for ages! Published in the 00's, the film's plot goes something like this: The Nazi's broadcast a video into space to celebrate ...
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29 views

A QUestion about a line from Author! Author?

At around 10:00 (the movie's running time), there's a dinning scene . when one of Ivan's daughter said " My cheese , I love my cheesie " And Ivan told her to act her age (She's 11) . What does that ...
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Shouldn't there be an age difference between Cooper and Brand?

As we all know, going near a black hole (Gargantua in this case) slows down time, according to the theory of relativity. So when Cooper comes out of the black hole, after spending a fair bit of time ...
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87 views

Did Edwards pass the MiB test? [duplicate]

In Men In Black (1997), K tells Edwards to come to the MiB building where he ends up with a few members from different branches of the military. They're all there to take a test to join the MiB. What ...
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126 views

What do they do to fancy costumes used in movies after use?

When they use fancy costumes like in star wars or even simple costumes in period films what do they do after use. Of course they cannot wear it again for another movie. Are they recycled or the actors ...
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1answer
241 views

Why was Walt giving free meth to Gus

On SE03EP09, Jesse complains to walt that he is over by about a pound in meth on one batch. Then he proceeds to say that Gus is paying them so little compared to what the meth is actually earning. ...
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314 views

Mom believes husband is involving son in satanic rituals

Blonde mommy marries News Hunk who she believes is involving their son in Satanic rituals. At some point, she drowns the boy herself. She's in the hospital and the boy's funeral is a major TV event ...
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19 views

A question about line from Bobby Deerfield

In Bobby Deerfield, Bobby said this to Karl whose neck is injured and wearing a collar, You have to tell them, Karl, no more starch in the collars. Why are they laughing?
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203 views

Old TV show where old guy said yup yup yup yup

This is driving me crazy. I'm trying to think of an old tv show which I believe aired on tv land for a while where an older man would always say, in sort of a long drawn out sigh, "yuuuup yuuup yuup ...
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115 views

TV series where heroes are teleported into game

I saw this live-action show on the television several years ago, so can't remember which country this series were produced by. I think there was teenage girl and probably other heroes who got in the ...
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3k views

Significance of Dr. Brand's poem

Do not go gentle into that good night; Old age should burn and rave at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light These are famous lines from a poem by Dylan Thomas. These lines ...
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154 views

What episodes are on the “DVD Collection” release of Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures?

On November 4, 2014, a DVD set called "DVD Collection" was released for the Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures TV series. This set contains 3 discs and has a total run time of 264 minutes. Given ...
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196 views

Anime series with a spaceship full of girls who die

It came out in the late 90s - pretty sure it aired on the Sci-Fi channel. All I can remember is its a ship full of girls in space some stuff goes down they all end up dying but show back up on earth ...
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190 views

Movie about a child serial killer

About a few years ago I watched a very interesting movie about a child turned killer. He likes to kill animals and watch them die. His mom is a stripper and one night when she is off to work he kills ...
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169 views

Movie about car thieves who take a woman and her kids hostage

The movie is about 3 thieves. Their boss asks them to steal a specific car brand. After they find it, they see the car driver (a woman) enter her house. They follow her to steal the car but a cop ...
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104 views

Was Crucial Evidence Missed?

tl;dr Why was the question of the gunshot wound received by Childers never included in his hearing? I'm referring to the film titled Rules of Engagement, released in 2000 and starring Samuel L. ...
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47 views

Movie about a reform school where the staff are ageless and made of stone

I remember seeing an older woman who was part of the staff at the reform school. She was showing someone that she was ageless and maybe made of some kind of stone. I saw it around 1971. I also ...
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70 views

Movie about the last member of a man-like dead species

I heard the plot for this movie from a friend. Humans are homo sapiens, but historically there have been other species in the homo genus, neanderthal being one of them. Perhaps the movie is about a ...
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35 views

Movie featuring a hurricane near land

I would like help locating an old movie (maybe black and white). I vividly recall the last scene, but the other details are pretty hazy, other than it featured a hurricane. In the last scene we see ...
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Why did Ben manipulate Locke into not entering the code?

In Season 2, Ben (as fake Henry Gale) was trying to manipulate Locke into not entering the code into the computer in the Swan Station. This was made clear in particular when Ben told Locke that never ...
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What does this exchange about a handkerchief and a sleeve mean?

In My Fair Lady the following dialogue ocurs: ELIZA: What's this for? HIGGINS: To wipe your eyes. To wipe any part of your face that feels moist. Remember, that's your handkerchief and ...
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137 views

How was the dwarf character in Apporva sagothargal Appu depicted?

In the 1989 Indian film, Apporva sagothargal actor kamal hassan plays a double role - one of a normal man and another one of a dwarf. How was kamal Hassan displayed as a dwarf in the movie ?
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88 views

Is Forrest's speech at the anti-war rally available anywhere?

Forrest delivers an impromptu speech at an anti-war rally in Washington DC. The audience of the rally, and us the viewer, did not get the hear this speech due to the mic being disconnected. It is ...
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77 views

Greek mythology movie with Paul Newman and Shirley McLaine?

The book Harriet The Spy mentions a movie which isn't named but has several details provided It's a "spectacular" about the Greek gods Paul Newman plays Apollo Shirley MacLaine plays Athena It's in ...
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480 views

Why single way communication in Interstellar? [duplicate]

Why could the crew beyond the worm hole only receive video logs? Why did they not have two way communication with NASA on Earth?
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68 views

In Hey Ram, was Saket Ram a terrorist?

In the 2000 Indian film Hey Ram, was the character of Saket Ram a terrorist? How was he suddenly convinced by his friend Amjad Ali Khan to change his mind and drop his plan to assassinate Gandhi?
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What do Murph and NASA do to save humanity after solving Brand's equation?

In Interstellar, what do Murph and NASA do to save humanity after solving Brand's equation? Do they get the entire human race on giant space ships and transport them to a habitable planet? (How ...
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2answers
6k views

What was the telekinesis about in Birdman?

My girlfriend and I were just watching "Birdman" and had to leave early because she had a seizure. I don't often go to films and it's not out on DVD, so I'm wondering if someone would mind telling me ...
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79 views

Movie involving a competition between students from different universities

My memory is fuzzy about this movie, but somehow after more than 20 years it is somewhere alive in my brain, I remember: probably us-movie from the 80s a group of students on a holiday trip in a ...
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3answers
807 views

What's with Interstellar's strange sound mixing?

I hope this question doesn't come across as too opinion-based, but when watching Interstellar I noticed, that the sound mixing was a bit "off". Dialogue was sometimes very hard to understand and ...
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2answers
280 views

Movie with two men who steals a car and kidnaps a girl(child)

I can't for the life of me remember what this movie is called, and I thought I'd try this place. I saw it when I was younger, so I believe it has to be an 80's or early 90's movie. I thought it was ...
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763 views

Does Sin City 2 require Sin City 1?

I am about to watch Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. I have absolutely no memory of the first movie. 9 years does that sometimes. Is it important? Do I need a recap?

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