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Understanding the Flight of the Dead

I was watching the Sherlock episode A Scandal in Belgravia the other day. Everything seemed fine but I didn't get the flight of dead part and those people in the beginning who reported of missing ...
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2answers
730 views

What language is shown on the TV in Bruce's cell?

When Bruce Wayne is in the prison-pit-thing in The Dark Knight Rises, what is probably the president of the US appears on TV. Underneath, there are some subtitles, in some language. Screenshot: ...
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160 views

Early 90's childrens' TV show

All I remember about the show is that it was a live action childrens' TV show from the early 90s. The baddies wore black and wore a badge with a Z on it, and I think the main characters came from ...
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2k views

Is “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire” really the first episode?

Sorry if my question is a silly one. I wasn't even born when the first ever Simpsons episode was aired. I am watching them from the beginning but I'm wondering was there any shows before the S1E01 - ...
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1k views

Has there ever been a Family Guy episode that featured the screen porch?

Has there ever been a Family Guy episode that featured the screen porch? I don't think I have ever seen an episode where the screen porch was featured.
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1answer
455 views

Did Ender love Valentine…in a romantic way?

Yep I know they were siblings but, throughout Ender's Game Ender only told Valentine what he feels. He saw her in a game. Why not Petra? And I can feel that he loves her in a different way or maybe I ...
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1answer
96 views

Why didn't they send another person to verify what Eleanor said?

In Contact, the major point of contention in the latter half is whether Eleanor had actually traveled to another planet or whether she was just hallucinating. Why couldn't they just try again with ...
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250 views

Trying to remember a movie with a mother/son torment scene

I saw a movie years ago with a pivotal scene toward the end where a young man had tied his mother to a chair and was screaming at her. I can't remember the context, but he was psychologically abusive, ...
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1answer
71 views

Identify an old labor prison movie

Older movie was in color, probably technicolor, had a bit of a Cool Hand Luke feel to it, but I didn't see enough of the movie. Starting point I saw was a cowboy guy robbing a bank alone, but walks ...
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1answer
206 views

Identify an Asian “romantic” movie

This movie is either Chinese or Korean. It talks about a young adult who like to wander his country/the world using other people's houses to rest (rather than, say, an B&B). Once he is sure that ...
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316 views

80s spaceship horror movie with killer alien who becomes friendly

I've been trying to identify this movie for some time now. I watched it at home in VHS before 1990. It was about a spaceship attacked by an alien. The alien attacked and killed several crew ...
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124 views

What is the relevance of the Unabomber sideplot?

Near the end of The Insider, after the crippled down version of Jeffrey's interview aired on TV and Lowell Bergman returns from his forced vacation, he ends up somewhere in the US countryside in the ...
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236 views

Watched a film years ago about a monster slug thing that killed people with electricity

I watched a film about 20 years ago and it traumatised me for a while (I was 6). I only remember very small parts of it but it was basically some kind of slug monster that killed people (Think tremors ...
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1answer
126 views

Looking for UK Sci-Fi TV Movie about sentient alien plants

This is vague, but this was shown possibly late 80's early 90's on UK TV and certainly a British production. The movie (tv movie or possibly a 2,3-part series?) starts with the filming of a gardening ...
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1answer
111 views

Looking for title of 80's thriller

I remember watching some probably R rated movie in the mid 80's when I was 6 or 7 on HBO but don't know the name of it. Here is all I can remember: Bad guys are chasing some small boy (maybe 11 or ...
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1answer
379 views

Were the soldiers wearing body armors in Lone survivor (2013)?

I just saw the Lone Survivor (2013) movie. Greate scenes, actors, theme and director! Very very emotional film. Most of scenes seems very realistic. But, please, does anybody know if the soldiers ...
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1answer
383 views

A movie about a female cop going after two bored young lads that killed a woman

I watched an excellent movie before and now want to re-watch it, but can't remember its name. Here's the plot: Setting: California, or somewhere in the wild West, a ranch or something like that, ...
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1answer
75 views

Why did Solomon's soul belong to the Devil?

At the beginning of Solomon Kane (2009), Solomon battles the Devil's reaper who claims the Devil wants to collect his soul because the deal is over. Solomon denies any deal and says he can't have it. ...
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56 views

50s-60s movie about a country man who goes on an adventure

I have a very faint recollection of this movie, having watched it as a kid. The general plot was about a big man (who may or may not have been an English or Scottish lumberjack), who lived in a tiny ...
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2answers
56 views

What was the purpose of night patrol?

Why risk soldiers lives to go across the river to get a couple prisoners in a night patrol?
2
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1answer
71 views

Help identify this movie about college student robber?

I've seen this movie a couple years ago. The main character is a student, as well as a robber, and gets caught... Following some events he joins a college. On one of his courses (psychology?) he has ...
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1answer
474 views

Romantic 70s movie about a painter who gets plastic surgery in exchange for never seeing her rich boyfriend again

I saw a romantic 70s movie when I was a kid. It is about a rich guy whose girlfriend is a painter. His mother disapproves. After a car accident disfigures her, she gets plastic surgery in exchange ...
4
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1answer
197 views

“Highlander” music used as New Line Cinema theme song

There's a beautiful violin theme in the movie Highlander, after Connor MacLeod has been driven out of his village and is now with his new wife. It's a 6-note riff that is played very high, then an ...
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1answer
103 views

Which SYFY film was this?

I remember watching a SYFY film which had a scene where two aliens or androids (a man and a woman) with super strength were in some kind of large laboratory. The woman alien was attacking a man ...
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1answer
81 views

Beethoven: Was George Newton's Occupation Economically Plausible?

In the movie 'Beethoven', George Newton was an air freshener entrepreneur. In fact, in 'Beethoven's 2nd', he and his wife obtained a collateral loan to further their business with their house acting ...
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2answers
258 views

Torture room with heated operating room table

I only remember one scene and it had two guys strapped to individual metal tables that look like something from a morgue. The room was made up like an operating room but was dank and dark. The ...
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1answer
2k views

Why does the Footpath Killer stutter?

In the S01E02 Gideon relates how he confronted a killer who stutters saying he knew the cause but he refuses to tell the cause to the rest of the team because they should find it out for themselves. ...
2
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2answers
111 views

Desert War Film Question

I am trying to see again a desert war film where soldiers as using jeeps and come across a steep hill to go down. I remember the soldiers emptying one of the jeeps and then winching it down using the ...
2
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1answer
226 views

Movie about old man and young woman. Suicide

My girlfriend is looking for a movie she saw a few years ago, approximately 2011. It's about an older propably retarded man who hangs himself in the end and a young woman with whom he has had some ...
2
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1answer
95 views

black and white movie about orphans and opening a school

It's one of those classic black and white movies back in 40s and 50s i believe. There is this man who adopts some kids I think. On Christmas I think, he brings home some used presents for the kids ...
2
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1answer
325 views

In Dragon Ball Z if Androids and Cell are stronger than Frieza, then how does the physics make sense?

In the Frieza Saga of DBZ, when the Ginyu Force attacks Goku, he's sooo fast that it looks like he's absorbing all the attacks, but actually moving so quickly that it's barely noticeable, and we're ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Movie about someone (Robin Williams?) getting hired to do comedy in the Muslim world

The movie's about USA government hiring Robin Williams to do comedy in the Muslim world. His destination was Pakistan but due to some problems, he makes it to india instead and does a comedy show ...
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1answer
293 views

I can't recall the name of a horror movie / TV-show I saw years ago

I'm not sure if this is a nightmare I've had since I was young, because I'm pretty sure I saw this on TV. Anyway, the plot goes something like this: There's this big mansion, I think it's wine-red, ...
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1answer
154 views

Title of an action movie from late 80s, early 90s where Soviet is invading USA

The little I remember is that the USSR is invading the USA and we are following a group of students/children. They might have hid in the mountains, and I think there was a scene in a school. The group ...
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3answers
1k views

What were Garrett and Coulson drawing?

In the season finale of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D we saw Garrett was drawing something like a universe or multiverse like thing. Later Coulson saw that and inspired to draw again in wall. So what was ...
2
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1answer
129 views

Why did Xavier not contact the US and Russian military telepathically?

I saw X-Men: First Class a long time ago. I have been getting a doubt about the climax. We are all very familiar with the power and abilities of Professor Charles Francis Xavier. Let's check what ...
2
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2answers
204 views

Why did Robert Fisher really accept the inception?

In Inception when every one wakes up in the airplane, Saito finally makes the call so I can understand he knows Cobb successfully planted the idea in Robert's mind. But I don't understand why Robert ...
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4answers
2k views

Why don't American television series have different titles for each season?

Take, for example, The Simpsons - the first season of that show is just called The Simpsons, as is the second season and the third season and so on and so forth. The individual seasons don't have ...
2
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1answer
79 views

Lynch-esque film with a Gold motif

I'm pretty sure it was released in the last decade or so. It's got a David Lynch vibe about it & from what I remember, the film is set in a casino & there is an unseen character that may or ...
2
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2answers
287 views

Trial of an alleged rapist. At the end, a single scene explains it all

So the only thing I remember is that it is about a trial for rape , they accuse somebody of raping a girl. Almost the whole movie occurs in the court. At the very end, they finally reveal what ...
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1answer
297 views

Movie with magical jewel / stone which turns you invisible when put inside your mouth?

A long time ago, when i was a kid/teen, I watched a movie about knights, and battles among them. I really don't remember anything about the story (other than it was fiction, rather than Historical), ...
8
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1answer
414 views

What is the term for that style device when a soundtrack turns out to be heard within the reality of the film?

I believe the initial scene of Eyes Wide Shut is an example for this. I am sure I've heard a fancy term for the use of a piece of soundtrack that turns out to be heard within the film itself. How is ...
2
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1answer
121 views

Why did they make Molly Single?

In the 2014 TV adaptation of the 1996 movie "Fargo" by the Coen Brothers, one of the main characters, the female police officer Molly Solverson, is investigating a strange series of crimes happening ...
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3answers
652 views

How did Samwell and Gilly get back over the wall?

During the course of Game of Thrones, under interrogation by Mance Rayder, Jon Snow confesses that only three of the wall's keeps are manned, and so we know that the Nightfort is unoccupied. Samwell ...
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1answer
431 views

Identify this hollywood movie where a movie director makes a film based on a student's story

Nearly 5 years ago I watched Hollywood movie (I think in HBO/starmovies). This story is about a lazy student (looks like he's in the 5/6th standard) who didn't do any homework. So one day the ...
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1answer
116 views

Isn't it wrong for the commentator to say that?

Warrior starring Tom Hardy is a brilliant movie. If you go over just the fight scenes, you will see both the fights between Tommy (Tom Hardy's character) and Mad Dog Grimes and all his fights in the ...
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53 views

Eating a walker [duplicate]

Can you eat a walker? Would you turn into a walker from eating it? What if you cooked the walker?
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1answer
196 views

Why is the “night shift” always working during the day?

I realize that there is some overlap but for the main characters of CSI being part of the "graveyard shift" it seems like they work a lot during the day. Any idea why this is?
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1answer
2k views

Why do criminals always leave the front door ajar so cops can easily detect something is wrong?

Why does it seem like in every cop based TV drama (CSI, Law and Order, etc.) that whenever something bad has happened that the front door is always left open or slightly ajar? Do criminals not ...
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1answer
186 views

identify this movie about that there is no perfect crime

The movie shows us that no matter what nobody can make a perfect crime. It starts with a murder. The main actress is black and the killer. There are no suspicions about her in the whole movie. All ...

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