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Why does Maximus refuse the sword from Cicero?

When Maximus is captured by Quintus in Gladiator, Cicero offers him his sword. Why does he refuse? Come to think of it. If he had defeated Quintus and the 3 men in the room, and with the support of ...
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What was the mechanic noise behind the Black Smoke Monster in Lost?

In the Lost series, I could understand in the end, what was the Black Smoke Monster but I could never figure out the origin of the mechanic noise that followed it. What was producing this noise?
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What is Judy's and Nick's relationship?

At the end of Zootopia we observe that Judy and Nick have become really close to each other but are they maintaining a best friend type relationship or a romantic relationship? I think that it is only ...
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138 views

Movie with a man, woman and two kids in a world where most of the human race has died

This movie is form the 80s or early 90s. I think it maybe Made-for-TV. Basically most of the human race has died, and there's just one guy, his wife or girlfriend and two kids (who I think aren't ...
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252 views

Do “Arrow” and “The Flash” share sets?

Watching a recent episode of Arrow (Season 4 Episode 15 "Taken"), I get a feeling that Oliver's Star City mayoral race campaign headquarters looks incredibly identical to Central City's Police ...
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116 views

Mid 1990's thriller about a death while making a student film

I'm looking for the name of a film that came out in the US in the 1990's. It was about a group of 20-something aged people who go to a remote, wooded location to film an art movie. A scene I remember ...
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What happened to the twins?

In The Witch, in the middle of the night, the evil witch goes into the barn and attacks the goats. The next morning, we see the twins have disappeared. Did the witch take the twins?
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Why did Curtis say he had no money?

In 'Mississippi Grind', Curtis places a 100 dollar bet in a street basketball game and loses. Then he says he cannot pay because he has no money. The other players beat him up for that and go through ...
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Was Hercule Poirot always religious?

I've very nearly finished The Curtain, what I assume is the last Poirot episode, and certainly the last one on Netflix. As I watched the series it was not apparent, at least in the first run of ...
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Why does Lost have an unequal number of episodes among all seasons?

Lost seems to have an unequal number of episodes across its various seasons: season 1 - 25 episodes season 2 - 24 episodes season 3 - 23 episodes season 4 - 14 episodes season 5 - 17 episodes season ...
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151 views

Who or what could be considered a MacGuffin in The Hateful Eight?

In The Hateful Eight, can Daisy Domergue be considered a MacGuffin? The story is about the attempt to save her, but the "story starter" could be Marquis Warren, because the watcher follows him during ...
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How realistic was the communication between the troglodytes?

I saw the rather fascinating Bone Tomahawk recently. In it, a group of troglodytes kidnap a few people, leading to a suspenseful chase across the arid country in search of them and their victims. ...
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What is the difference between the ending of the novel Kimball Ravenswood and the movie 'What's Your Raashee?'?

What's Your Raashee? is based on Madhu Rye's novel Kimball Ravenswood. It is said that the film has a different ending than the novel and than the older adaptation Mr. Yogi (TV series), too. I do ...
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108 views

Older sci fi movie, mindless kids

I barely remember anything about the movie, but I do remember that there was a dark dimly lit street and all the houses were the same, there was no color or outside world, just the street. And there ...
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159 views

Asian movie about killing cops as a game for points

I've seen the movie a few years ago so I believe it's from 2000-2010, in color. The movie is about a gang of kids (around the age of 16-18) who have rich parents and are making a video game of the ...
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What happened to the money?

I recently saw Asghar Farhadi's A Separation (great movie). A major part of the movie revolves around the accident involving Razeih (the caretaker). In the particular scene where Nader returns to his ...
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Is there alternate versions of What's Your Raashee?

I have seen What's Your Raashee in theater and forceful cuts of the film were easily noticeable. But few years ago, I have seen it in Indian broadcast channel and this version of film had two extra ...
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88 views

A BW movie about WWII

I'm looking for a movie in black and white that was probably produced around 1970. The story is in an Eastern European country occupied by Germans with a two story house where a young lady lives in ...
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151 views

What is the significance of floor 7 1/2?

Being John Malkovich is based on Craig Schwartz (John Cusack), an unemployed puppeteer, discovering a portal in his office at LesterCorp which transports the person in it into the mind of John ...
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Why does Kim call the police?

Why did William "Bill" Kim call the police in Prison Break, when it's obvious that he wanted to kill Lincoln. It makes no sense. Kim would go to jail, right?
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Is True Detective (S2) based on “The Big Nowhere”?

I am one of that dying breed who likes movies but reads the book before, sometimes long before, the movie comes out. I was wondering if anyone has noticed that the characterizations and storyline in ...
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The most roles played by the same actor in a movie?

What is the most distinct roles played by the same actor within a single movie?
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175 views

90s/early 2000s thriller movie about a crazy man who hijacks a school bus with a dozen or children and a teacher

US made movie. Unsure whether it was for theater or a TV movie. Story Points: As mentioned in the title, a school bus containing a dozen or so children and a teacher (female) is hijacked by a ...
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144 views

Was there a language shift in Oldboy (2003)?

I have seen people claim that, when Oh Dae-su brawls with the group of teenagers, one of the reasons why they're making fun of him is that he speaks archaic Korean, a government-mandated update of the ...
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980 views

What happened to Angel Dust at the end?

At the end of Deadpool, when Deadpool & Francis (a.k.a Ajax) are fighting and the boat is falling apart, everything comes down... You see Colossus carrying Negasonic Teenage Warhead (from the X-...
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5+ practicing security personnel held in an island- Everything goes wrong [duplicate]

In this movie, there are 5+ (either) FBI or secret service personnel, who were held in island, where they were suppose to train or it was a training session. The island was an abandoned island, it had ...
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492 views

Where do angels go when they die? [duplicate]

Since Cas came back from death after Lucifer killed him in Supernatural, I suppose angels must go somewhere upon death. Where do they go?
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125 views

“Artsy” European thriller from 80s/90s with lobotomy and evil scientist

I'm trying to find a movie I saw one night on cable TV as a teen in the mid-90's. It was on Bravo, so it was an "artsy" film. It's very stark and European, I believe French but possibly not. I ...
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41k views

Why doesn't Deadpool's healing ability heal his skin?

In the Deadpool movie when Wade his mutant cells get activated, his skin changes so he looks like Freddy Krueger (As Weasel referred too). But he obtains healing abilities and his cancer gets cured ...
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Does Deadpool age?

When Wade gets his healing abilities and becomes Deadpool, he's cured of his cancer. His ability to regenerate his body works super fast and basically makes him 'immortal' so I was wondering does he ...
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80 views

Pre-2006 movie/series about a kidnapping with a character possibly named China

Pre-2006, color, originally watched on TV (could have been on a cable channel like Lifetime but not sure), think it's a movie, but could also be TV show, English, USA Stuff that I'm more sure of: ...
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281 views

What happened to Sophie and her family in “Hanna”

In the movie Hanna, with Saoirse Ronan, Eric Bana, and Cate Blanchett, what happened to Sophie (Jessica Barden) and her family? Can we assume that Marissa murdered them? That's what I got when she ...
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392 views

Do actors get paid more for sexual/explicit scenes?

Do actors that take part in nudity/sex scenes get paid more for those scenes? I would think for an ordinary person such scenes might impose a different level of discomfort and stress, so are those ...
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55 views

What happens to Jen when she jumps off the cliff?

What happens to Zhang ziyi (Jen) in Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon when she jumps off the cliff .. she dies? becomes immortal? Just before jumping what does she want Lo to become - a master? Why does ...
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1answer
80 views

How are WWE shows written in such a short amount of time?

I can see giant shows of WWE in single week without miss. Giant meaning 3 hours for RAW, 2 Hours for Smackdown, main events are 1 hour, etc. How are WWE shows written in such a short amount of time? ...
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139 views

Is the trial at the end of S11E07 a reference to a previous episode?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "McPoyle vs. Ponderosa: The Trial of the Century" (S11E07) ends with the judge dismissing the whole case and calling in the particpants of the next trial: ...
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157 views

Why didn't Locke realize his feet do not feel anything?

In the series Lost, when John Locke is trying to crack open the hatch, his leg gets pierced but he does not feel anything. He later tries to pin his leg and burns his foot and still feels nothing. How ...
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1answer
513 views

Wife is missing, husband suspected of murder

A woman is found missing, her last diary pages say that she's afraid of her own husband with words "he just might kill me" or something like that. Her husband is suspected of murder. Later on it ...
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1answer
260 views

Tim Roth acting in The Hateful Eight

In The Hateful Eight, the acting of Tim Roth (before the character switch) is very similar to the acting of Christoph Waltz, his miming and his way to speak reminds Dr. King Shultz from Django ...
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100 views

Meaning of these signs in “Switch Hitter”

When Tobias is spreading the name "Funke" around the water cooler, some strange signs are posted in the break room of the production company. Given the nature of the show these have to be some sort ...
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1answer
39 views

What happened to Shirley's children in Dear Zachary?

I loved the film Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father, but in the end I wondered what happened to Shirley's kids later on as I felt bad for them as they would be traumatised for having ...
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1answer
111 views

Why do the main characters in The Mentalist call each other by their last name only?

Watching the German version of The Mentalist on Netflix I discovered something that seems strange to me: Whenever someone of the core CBI team member talks to another team member, they only refer to ...
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1answer
141 views

What is the moral about 'The pit' in Batman?

In the movie The Dark Knights Rises there is a scene called 'the pit'. What is the moral of the story? Is it that one has to have courage to get out of the pit without using the rope?
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5k views

Why does Ann get offended when Carl asks her if she's size four?

In King Kong (2005) when Carl is asking Ann to play the lead in his film, he asks her Carl Denham: Anyway, Ann. You wouldn't happen to be a size 4 by any chance? [Ann stands to leave] No, no. Oh ...
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1answer
325 views

Which of Deadpool's origin is actual?

I have limited knowledge of Marvel Comics. As per X-Men Origins: Wolverine, William Stryker created Deadpool (Weapon XI). Where as in the recently released Deadpool, Ajax did induce mutations in him ...
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1answer
233 views

How did Jesus steal the car keys?

In S6E10 of The Walking Dead, Rick and Daryl go out on a supply run. They come across a box truck full of supplies in the back. While using the truck to flip over a vending machine, a man comes from ...
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136 views

What did the German street thugs say to Donovan when they stole his coat?

In Bridge of Spies, there is a scene where James Donovan runs into some street thugs in East Berlin, who eventually demand his coat in exchange for directions to the embassy. There are no subtitles ...
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155 views

Drawing room romance parody in “Hail, Caesar!”

I was able to identify most of the parodies in "Hail, Caesar!". For example, the sailors dancing scene is "On the Town" (1949). However, I could not figure which movie the drawing room romance was ...
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188 views

Movie where butler walks down the wall and shouts at woman

A long time ago I saw this scene of a movie, that I would like to find again. It is some sort of comedy, or at least contains comedic surreal elements. I would guess the film is from somewhere ...
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1answer
68 views

Foreign movie about husband that worked on an oil rig

I'm looking for a foregin movie about a husband that was not considered bright by the town's people. It didn't seem like the proper match. He had a brother who would have been a better match. And he/...

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