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Identify 80' sf/horror: guy with a gun on his hand

I don't remember much: a guy with a big gun/cannon attached to his hand (his hand was inside the tube). Cannon wasn't an ordinary gun, I guess he found it in some space ship, I'm not sure. I remember ...
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179 views

Why does the teacher put paste on her face?

There is a strange scene in Billy Madison where Billy is cleaning erasers for one of his teachers -- Miss Lippy, a hippy-like lady who teaches an elementary class -- and Miss Lippy puts a big dab of ...
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550 views

Why did the Doctor call River “Mrs Robinson?”

In The Impossible Astronaut when Rory, Amy and River exit the Tardis into the Oval Office the Doctor introduces them as: My top operatives The Legs, The Nose and Mrs. Robinson. Amy and Rory are ...
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279 views

Term for dialogue-driven movies in a restricted setting?

Is there a term for a dialogue-driven movie that takes place entirely on a single set? Some examples would be: Lifeboat, 1944 Rear Window, 1954 12 Angry Men, 1957 The Man from Earth, 2007 Dogville, ...
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156 views

Identify this movie about a family with a psychopath son

I saw a movie a couple of years back and I'm trying to find it. What I can remember is, a family – a wife, father, older daughter and younger son – just moved into a new house. I think it was because ...
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1k views

Who is the “Floyd County” woman shown during the credits of Archer?

For the first few seasons, during the credits of almost every episode of Archer, a photo is shown, of a middle-aged blonde woman leaning on a table, possibly at a bar or diner. The woman seems ...
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140 views

Trying to remember the name of a Sci-fi movie

I remember seeing it in grade school and it was old then.. 60's or 70's. A clock would announce what time it was and what you were then supposed to do. ie: "12 o'clock time to eat, Time to eat" ...
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82 views

What role does the song “Hong Kong Garden” play in Marie Antoinette?

Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette incorporates small anachronistic elements, chosen very deliberately to help a modern audience understand and identify with its teenage protagonist. This ...
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213 views

Why use commentator in TV broadcasts of sports?

Obviously a radio broadcast of a sporting event requires an commentator or two to tell the listening audience what is going on. But why do TV broadcasts of sports almost always use commentators? What ...
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239 views

Association between antagonists in Iron Man 1 and Iron Man 3

I was wondering if there was any relation between the villains of the first and third movie of the franchise. In Iron Man 1, the terrorists who abduct Tony belong to a group called the Ten Rings. ...
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330 views

What is the significance behind the MCU's numerical designation?

Each Marvel 'continuity' is assigned a designation that indicates its 'Universe Number'. These are used to distinguish different (and often concurrent) timelines across comic books, television ...
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140 views

A movie I saw once: a comedy?

There was a guy who was watching someone's kid and when the Dad gets back, they are playing cards at the table. The kid proclaims, "I win!" and he has a handful of worthless cards (playing poker) ...
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208 views

Did Ivan Drago's wife become friends with Apollo Creed's wife

Ludmilla Drago explicitly stated "I hope after, we can be friends." Is there any evidence in the films or novels that they did? It seems unlikely, but after the events of Rocky IV, I could see them ...
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103 views

What do we call the scene in which actors are talking with their mouth closed?

I know it is a long word other than humming. There is a name for the action of talking with your mouth closed in movies.
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51 views

Why does Doc Holiday want to fight Wyatt in My Darling Clementine?

In My Darling Clementine Doc Holiday doesn't seem like he'd have any sensible reason to want to fight Wyatt. Why does he want to challenge him to a gun fight?
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140 views

Why would the Kaiju's appearances follow a pattern?

In the movie it is seen that the frequency of the Kaijus' appearance keeps growing in a certain pattern, we even see the scientists being able to calculate when the next Kaiju will arrive. But why ...
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1answer
259 views

What is meant by box office collection in India?

I would like to know the exact meaning of the Box office collection in indian cinema. Let me explain clearly with an example. Take this film, it was reported in wikipedia that it has collected more ...
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1answer
194 views

Two Patrol Officers Fighting a Mexican Gang

So in it there are two patrol police oficers. One married to a latina woman, and other dating, trying to find one. They are fighting a mexican gang. In the end one gets shot and the other one killed. ...
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1k views

Horror movie with group of young people killed inside a haunted house, girl possessed at the end

I am trying to find a kind of horror movie with a group of young people in a house, getting stuck there for the night I believe. They start getting killed by objects from the house, and it seems to be ...
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1answer
491 views

Why was Mr. John Keating expelled from school?

I saw Dead Poets Society. Neil's parents were responsible for his death not John. Then why was the administration so determined to expel him from the organization?
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388 views

What does “4P” mean?

In Annie Hall, Woody Allen quips that he wasn’t accepted into the army because he was classfied as “4P” which prompts the interviewer and audience to laugh. What did he mean? What does “4P” mean? I ...
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113 views

Assassinations during the christening in The Godfather

In the film Michael has the heads of the other four New York families assassinated. These include Barzini, Tattaglia, Cuneo and Stracci. In the novel, it is only Emilio Barzini and Philip Tattaglia ...
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1answer
111 views

Why did Adam and Barbara have to dig up Beetlejuice?

After Barbara says Beetlejuice 3 times, her and Adam are transported into Adam's model where Beetlejuice is residing. Why did they have to dig him out of his coffin? Why was he just not there already? ...
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141 views

People with serious life threatening disease fight gangsters in a bar

I think this is Hollywood movie, a bar manager/owner dying with cancer, group with fellow people with diseases, fight against mob/mafia in a bar. before the fight, the main character (bar ...
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207 views

How did Teddy get killed in the end again?

Does anybody remember the first scene when he killed teddy? How it happened while he met Teddy again and the film ended with Teddy is dead?
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1answer
373 views

Show/movie about trolls running their own radio station?

I'm not sure if it was a movie or a series as we only got 1 VHS tape. What I remember is that the show used what I think were puppet trolls who ran a radio station out from a tree(s). I also remember ...
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132 views

Movie about Vietnam war or escaping Cambodia from Pol Pot regime

A group of children who's parents are doctors, I think and are killed by Pol Pots regime. They flee with I think its a white friend of their parents. They try to survive picking up children on the ...
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1answer
186 views

How did Walt and Jesse know where to intercept Mike?

In Season 5, Episode 1, Walt and Jesse meet Mike on a one-lane dirt track in the middle of nowhere, after Mike has learned from the doctor that Gus is dead. How did they know when and where Mike would ...
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178 views

Man keeps seeing his dead wife as she was still living with him

I think the movie is Japanese, although I'm not completely sure. It's certainly Asian, though, and it takes place in a city. The movie was made during the 90s or 2000s. The main character (a man, ~40 ...
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1answer
242 views

Was J. Gatsby a shallow, superficial man?

My friend and I were having a discussion about The Great Gatsby and Mr. J. Gatsby in particular. My friend opines that he is a superficial man because all he cared about was wealth and showing off. ...
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293 views

How are death and autopsy scenes filmed?

I've been watching a lot of Silent Witness recently and I'm intrigued by how a lot of the post mortem shots are achieved. A typical story line involves a supporting character (one we certainly ...
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1answer
333 views

Movie in space that ends with the astronauts are left floating away, can't be saved

I thought the movie was Mission to Mars, but just watched it & there's no such scene. It's really annoying me! I think it was at the end of the movie where the astronauts are left floating away ...
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2answers
206 views

Identify 80's computer education show

This was a show I saw on TV in the early 80s. Each episode two kids would go visit their next door neighbor who taught them (and the audience) basic computer concepts. Computer guy was bearded and ...
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156 views

Animation film (or tv show) where children run around to build a castle with gargoyles

I remember watching a particular scene when I was a kid (late 90s or early 2000s) where a few kids are asked by a wizard or sorcerer to run in the air. As they are running blocks are raised to their ...
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1answer
236 views

Cartoon with flying couch?

I remember having a cartoon video around 1993/4 with episodes of which I believe a young girl and boy who had an old couch that turned into a magic golden couch with wings and flew them into magic ...
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Why did Han Solo end up with Jabba the Hutt?

Towards the end of episode V, Han Solo is captured and frozen in carbonite to ensure the chamber works on humans, in preparation for freezing Luke Skywalker in the same manner. The last we see of him, ...
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2answers
245 views

Why did Sam describe Garth as Ichabod Crane looking?

In Supernatural S09E12 (Sharp teeth) Sam was describing Garth Fitzgerald to the nurse in the hospital saying "He’s a skinny, Ichabod Crane-looking kind of guy." Why did Sam use that description and ...
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258 views

What kind of heat vision goggles?

What heat vision goggles are used in the The Expendables movie during the beginning scene with the Somali pirates? Do these type of goggles actually exist? If so, what is the make and model?
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208 views

Why is the choir in South Park episode 301 called “Getting Gay With Kids”?

In the episode 301 "Rainforest Shmainforest" there is an organisation (a kids choir) which advocates for preserving rain-forests. The whole plot of the episode is about Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman ...
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494 views

Who sent the assassin to kill Bran Stark?

Who actually sent the assassin to kill Brandon Stark in Game of Thrones S01E02? Jamie believes it was not Cercei, and swears he did not do it - and it makes no sense for him to lie to Catelyn about ...
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3answers
449 views

Why blame Batman for the crimes commited by Harvey Dent?

Near the end of The Dark Knight, Gordon says he cannot cover up the murders of 5 people, 2 of them cops. But how would the public know that Harvey committed those crimes? Why did they have to blame it ...
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250 views

Is there any specific reason behind Kamal hassan to not to act with Roja?

Kamal Hassan has acted with all top heroines in the Kollywood. But, he did not done a single film with one of the top heroine of 90's, Roja. Is there any specific reason for this?
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466 views

What's in the package which Billy gives Madolyn in The Departed

Just before the climax of The Departed, Billy comes to Madolyn's apartment and gives her a package to keep safe and asks her to open it if he's dead or if he tells her to. In a later scene, we ...
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1answer
85 views

A man on a boat impaled by a marlin's bill

I only remember one scene from this movie: a man on a boat (small yacht?) is seemingly floating in air when he is first found in a cabin by another character. The other character freaks out because of ...
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1answer
127 views

Help identify the film in which a group of teenagers provides a hiding place for a runaway convict

It's an american film from late 80ties or 90ties about a group of boys who meet an adult criminal, I think a runaway convict. The convict hides in a shack in woods, which belongs to one of the boys, ...
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1k views

Why do some movies include only one instance of the f word?

While rewatching Mr and Mrs Smith, there is only one instance where the f-word is used. There are several other movies (I can't recall any other at the moment) where f-word is used only once. Is there ...
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1answer
222 views

What is the message of Pain & Gain?

I might go the risk of a quite broad or subjective question here, but I was surprised by how the story of Pain & Gain actually developed. From the trailer I expected a light-hearted action comedy ...
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312 views

Guys learn Karate and new languages after installing chips in brain

Two guys learn different styles of karate and new languages after computer-chips are installed into their brains. I've been busy, so I only saw a few scenes from the film. In the beginning, these two ...
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177 views

What can someone use to give them 'Godfather cheeks'?

You know the story. Someone tells you the great news that they're expecting, and the even better news that they want you to be the Godfather. Your natural response is to look the part. But how? ...
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863 views

Why do many horror movies involve children?

I just finished watching the Spanish movie 'The Orphanage' and I suddenly observed that many of the horror movies, especially some very popular ones, involve children as a central part of the story, ...

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