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Meaning of a dialogue from the movie 'Kingdom of Heaven'

In the movie Kingdom of Heaven there's the following dialog: Hospitaller: One may stare into the light, until one becomes the light. I've done it many times. Balian of Ibelin: [throws a ...
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Technique where the outline of real actors and objects is replaced by superimposed animation?

My question is related to the following technique: How do they mix real characters with animated characters? Except that instead of having a real Dick Van Dyke during all the scene, an animated Dick ...
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1answer
193 views

Why are soap operas called as such?

Why are soap operas called as such? Do they have anything to do with soap at all or is it something metaphorical?
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131 views

Who does the work in the post-apocalypse society in Kingsman: The Secret Service?

In the 2014 film Kingsman: The Secret Service, our megalomaniac villain Richmond Valentine plans to Having done this, he means to I'm not sure he's thought this through: So my question is ...
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189 views

Couple captured by aliens, man slowly becomes a cyborg?

I don't know when the film was made but it was on TV in the 90's (I was really young then). This memory has been bugging me a few months now and I would like to find out what the movie was called and ...
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80 views

His son died so he wants a revenge [duplicate]

I'm looking for a horror movie I watched a really long time ago so I don't really remember everything but this is what I do: There's a creepy man who lost his son, I mean, his son died, so he wants a ...
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How did Charley Varrick know to hide?

In the 1973 Don Siegel movie Charley Varrick, the eponymous protagonist leads a team of bank robbers in a raid on a small regional bank. The job is supposed to be an easy raid but they accidentally ...
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Why are there such big gaps between Sherlock seasons?

It looks like the British show Sherlock gets a new season every 2 years (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016?) based on IMDb. Why so much time in between? They only release 3 episodes 1.5 hours long each. With ...
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74 views

Film about a woman who steals to get a Ferrari

Could anyone help me find this film, I saw it on tv probably late 80s early 90s Its was about a girl who was obsessed about a fast car in a showroom I think the car was a Ferrari Dino. She kept ...
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480 views

Why did Luke Collins choose The Portrait of Ruth?

In The Longest Ride we have seen that Luke Collins chose to buy "The Portrait of Ruth" rather than buying the rest of the greatest paintings. So what exactly was his reason to buy that painting?
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113 views

Is Clarke bisexual?

In series The 100, we first see main character Clarke falling in love with Finn but the show season ends with her odd interaction towards the female Lexa. So is she really bisexual?
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811 views

How did the Four Horsemen rob the French bank? [duplicate]

In the movie Now You See Me, the Four Horsemen rob a French bank and later reveal that the robbery was all an illusion. When Thaddeus Bradley (Morgan Freeman) was explaining it I still couldn't ...
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229 views

Why was Roger Ebert considered one of the greatest film critics?

There have been many film critics in the world, but no one seems as influential as Roger Ebert. If you check the wikipedia page of any movie, it's very likely that, in the reception section, they ...
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119 views

How does Pops survive?

At the end of Terminator: Genisys we see Pops die after being flung out of the time displacement device: How does he then show up again later in the movie?
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3answers
114 views

Why would Pops help build Cyberdine instead of just destroy it?

In Terminator: Genisys, Pops explains that he has detailed knowledge of Cyberdine's security systems because he "helped build it". Why would Pops help build Cyberdine instead of just destroy it?
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2answers
234 views

How is John Connor alive if Kyle and Sarah didn't get together in 1984?

In Terminator: Genisys, Kyle Reese was sent back in time but didn't have a child with Sarah Connor within that timeline. How is John Connor alive if Kyle and Sarah didn't get together in 1984?
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What is the servant doing at Marius' wedding?

In Les Miserables (the film version, at least) the Thérnardiers crash the wedding of Marius and Cosette to extort some money. It results in Marius punching Thérnardier in the face; he falls back ...
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109 views

The events leading up to the Indominus Rex's escape

I don't understand certain events that immediately precede the escape of the I. Rex in Jurassic World. They are: Why doesn't the paddock's control room have a terminal that can be used to monitor ...
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Why did Chico go to Calvera's camp?

In the Magnificent Seven, there is this scene that Chico goes to Calvera's camp: But I do not understand what purpose it served. Why did he go there? He didn't get any information and neither did ...
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1answer
67 views

identify this paranormal movie

A friend told me about a movie in which a man's wife dies which leads him to test paranormal activies in search for her. He then starts hearing unearthly sounds, growing stronger by time, until he ...
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1answer
486 views

Is the list of mishaps which happened to Archer in S4E9 correct?

In Season 4 Episode 9 (The Honeymooners) Archer says: Archer: Since I started working at ISIS I've been shot, stabbed, set on fire, poisoned, shot, sexually assaulted, partially chewed, shot and ...
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202 views

What does Costello's drawing symbolize?

In The Departed there is a scene where Jack Nicholson's character makes a drawing. The drawing is of rats and the Massachusetts State House. He sets the drawing afire. What is the symbolism of this ...
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1answer
415 views

Why & how did Cooper suspect that Amelia Brand had intimate feelings for Wolf Edmunds in Interstellar?

Cooper's first suspicion that Amelia has intimate feelings for Wolf Edmunds comes when they are on Endurance & Amelia is introducing him to the 3 planets that could sustain life. The conversation ...
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Why does the movie Pawn Sacrifice claim that game 6 was the greatest game of chess ever played?

The conclusion of the movie Pawn Sacrifice dramatizes the events of game 6 from the 1972 World Championship match featuring Bobby Fischer (portrayed by Tobey Maguire) vs. Boris Spassky (portrayed by ...
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In Rocky Horror, Which Characters Were At The Wedding?

In Rocky Horror Picture Show we see Dr. Frankenfurter in the wedding pictures. Were any of the other characters we see later who were also at the wedding? Who / How many?
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281 views

girl cartoon from late 80s/early 90s [closed]

On CBS/NBC/or Fox. Girls that had power of spices, reminds me of strawberry shortcake meets Winx Club. Main girl wore big pink hat, and I think she was cinnamon, the other girls wore blues, violets, ...
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1answer
212 views

Did Anna Camp have any speaking lines in Pitch Perfect 2?

Anna Camp was a big part of Pitch Perfect; and she's listed in the credits of Pitch Perfect 2. But I saw Pitch Perfect 2, and I can't recall seeing her at all! So was she really in Pitch Perfect 2? ...
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1answer
159 views

Are there any sequel movies based on true story?

Mostly true stories sometimes also known as biographies end up in single parts, but I really doubt at the very corner some sequels on true stories exist. So are there any sequel movies based on true ...
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1answer
145 views

Trying to figure out this movie about this mansion/castle killing people

So all I remember about the movie is that this guy, who probably owns the mansion/castle but the movie isn't clear, invites a bunch of people to stay at his place for something (I can't remember why ...
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1answer
703 views

Movie I watched in 2013 with crazy mother and abused children

I need help with naming a movie that I watched in 2013 on Netflix. It was about a family, the mother was crazy, the dad left her and their kids who were teenagers. The mother let her father pay her to ...
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1answer
600 views

Female Nazi agent with sex scenes movie (1960-1980)

An unforgettable scene in this movie is when a beautiful female Nazi/Gestapo/SS agent takes her own virginity with a phallus while she's sitting nude in a bathtub. Blood can then be seen in the water. ...
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140 views

How did the clock in the crocodile's stomach keep running all this time?

In the Peter Pan cartoon or movie how did the clock in the crocodile's stomach stay running all that time?
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46 views

The name of a 1950s movie about flight to Mars

I watched it several years ago on youtube and it was rather entertaining. It's in colour, could be 1960s/70s, but I remember it being 1950s. What I remember is that there is a military base ...
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1answer
93 views

How did Dr. Evil build his moonbase without anyone knowing about it?

How did Dr. Evil have his moon base laser constructed—and in 1969 no less—without any nation knowing about it even a teensy wheensy little bit. One would at least expect spies from various nations to ...
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1answer
136 views

Comedy spy movie (probably with Leslie Nielsen)

I remember 3 scenes from a movie which is in the style of Leslie Nielsen's spy-agent comedies. Beginning of the movie - He thinks someone is watching him while he walks down the street. He stops, ...
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4answers
600 views

How/why did Tomorrowland depopulate?

In the 1960s, Tomorrowland was an objectivist utopia. When next visited (by the audience) in the modern day, it seems depopulated except for the governor (Hugh Laurie) and some guards. What happened? ...
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1answer
151 views

A film where villagers are stoned to death

I can only remember a few scenes from this film but i hope someone can help me :) It was an American movie and I saw it sometime between '80 and '95. I remember a guy visiting a small village/town ...
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1answer
108 views

2005/6 French movie with graphic suicide

In early 2006 (Jan-March), I saw a movie with an unforgettable scene: a man sitting a table cuts his own throat with a knife. I saw it at a theater in Toulouse, France. It was most likely in French, ...
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Subtitling vs. dubbing and vice versa

What are the benefits for viewers of subtitling over dubbing -or- dubbing over subtitling foreign TV and film? I've noticed some media will opt for subtitles, while others will opt to dub. There ...
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1answer
78 views

Horror movie from the 90s with a kangaroo hunter and a chemical agent

I am looking for a horror movie that I saw as a teenager in the 90s. So it is probably from the early 90s, maybe 80s. It was about a family living in a rural area, and some chemical agent was ...
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1answer
189 views

Why did Vera kill this character?

In Mr. Robot Vera had an affection for Shayla, and the only one causing the problem was Elliot. So, why was Shayla killed even before Elliot tried to free Vera?
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2answers
53 views

How long were John and Jane together for in Predestination?

In Predestination, John goes back in time and falls in love with Jane. John later goes forward in time. But, during their time together, John and Jane conceive a child. This could be any length of ...
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0answers
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How does Victoria get convicted if Emily is still deemed a nutjob?

In the movie Side Effects, at the end, Victoria is arrested for Insider Trading and planning the Murder. The murder however is committed by Emily, whose end judgement it so go back to the mental ward. ...
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37 views

Where does the automated/automatic come from in ADR? [duplicate]

I know there are recent advancements in software that allow for automatic/automated dialogue replacement but in films that predate this technology they still use the same terminology and as far as I ...
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1answer
1k views

Questions about skiing scene in “On her majesty's secret service”

While watching the hunting scene down from the hotel on skis in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" I was wondering why (and if) they are going quite slow. If I had the same hill while on skis (and ...
10
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1answer
159 views

What is Arthur's specialty?

In Inception, when Cobb is trying to recruit Eames in Mombasa, Eames expresses surprise that Cobb is still working with Arthur. Cobb replies "Well, he's good at what he does", to which Eames replies ...
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1answer
285 views

Why did Thor electrocute the “cradle” containing Vision?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor channels lightning bolts into the "cradle" containing the still-inanimate form of Vision. Why? Was he hoping to kill it? To bring it to life? Either way, why did he ...
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305 views

Help me identify a movie that takes place in space

I'm trying to identify a science-fiction/fantasy movie that takes place in space and possibly in the future. There are men and a woman: all are white, except for one black person. The protagonists ...
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1answer
83 views

Identifying the movie theme from the soundtrack [closed]

Some films make finding the main theme easy. You buy the soundtrack, and look for the song titled 'X Main Theme' or similar (e.g. 'Main Title (Theme from Jaws)'). However, a lot of movie themes don't ...
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1answer
118 views

Why are some episodes of Adventure Time worse than others in terms of animation?

I'm watching Adventure Time and I have noticed that some episodes have an amazing animation quality while others are so badly drawn compared. They seem to change the artist at some episodes or ...

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