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374 views

Futuristic movie - man being tortured, another writing in sand

I really need help identifying a movie. It has plagued me for pretty much all my life because at the very beginning of my life is when I saw it. It had to have been made anywhere from 1980-1990, give ...
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1answer
699 views

How did Murph figure it out?

From Interstellar we learn that What I don't get is how did she connect all this weird happenings to this fact? I find this a little too far fetched.
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1k views

How did Cooper find the location of NASA from the patterns?

How did Cooper find the location of NASA from the patterns in the dust in Interstellar? But what I don't get from the movie is how did Cooper make to it to be the coordinates since that data could ...
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1answer
226 views

Did this quote from the book appear in any of the Jurassic Park movies?

The following quote is from the Jurassic Park book, spoken by the character Ian Malcolm: Most kinds of power require a substantial sacrifice by whoever wants the power. There is an apprenticeship, ...
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2answers
6k views

Who are “they” in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, NASA scientists keep referring "they" in most of their conversation with Cooper. Are "they" mean alien or some supernatural race?
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3answers
48k views

Why wasn't Interstellar shot in 3D?

A large part of the story in Interstellar takes place in space and hence there are many occasions when it feels like "wouldn't it have been better to watch this scene in 3D?". Especially after ...
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5answers
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In what time does Interstellar take place?

Any ideas on the timeline of Interstellar's plot? How many years from now does the story take place? We know that it begins in near future, but any approximations or clues about "how many years from ...
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178 views

Old Film from the late 60's or 70's. Maybe Chinese or french. Femme Fatale

I have just seen one 5 minutes or so long scene from this film like 5 years ago, I can't remember the language or if it was dubbed. The movie was in color, it looked old, like "1000 eyes of sumuru" ...
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96 views

Why do some movies contain scenes in different languages?

For instance, I'm watching the Jackie Chan movie, The Accidental Spy. Part of the dialogue is in English, and part of it is in Korean (or maybe it's Chinese?). What would be the purpose of this?
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105 views

Alien infection & possible possesion

Recent movie (from 2010 or newer) where people who are infected turn into brainwashed ideal citizens. There's a scene where waiters at a conference attempt to infect occupants with disease by ...
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294 views

Korean action movie with 1 woman preparing 3 girls

I don't remember whether that's a korean movie or Japanese movie, but it was an action film. There were 3 girls with some powers. They were being trained by a woman. But the woman in order to get rid ...
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45 views

Horror thriller where people eat something what drain out of soil

I'm looking for the movie where: people find the source of something white that was edible and tasty after some time this substance started to come out of the people who ate it the substance was ...
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1answer
66 views

The horror movie with portal between TV and ceiling

I'm looking for horror movie which: I thing belongs to 80' there was portal between TV which was watchen by kids and the ceiling in the same room (the throw a ball by this portal first, and then ...
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1answer
87 views

Why didn't detective Boney question Amy's neighbor for details?

In Gone Girl, Amy's neighbor Noelle Hawthorne comes to detective Boney and tells her that she was a friend of Amy. Next we see that while her investigation is going on, Noelle comes to Amy & ...
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1answer
439 views

IMAX DMR vs 35mm film

I am planning to watch Interstellar, but I'm wondering which version I should watch. It has been released on a wide variety of media, among them classic 35mm film and IMAX. So I'm not sure if I should ...
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1answer
362 views

What is Jerome saying with the tuft of hair?

At the end of Gattaca, before Vincent heads to his flight, Jerome shows him a whole lot of samples and says that he's going on a "journey" himself. He gives Vincent an envelope not to open before he's ...
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1answer
120 views

Were Charlie Harper's jingles real?

In the sitcom, Two and a Half Men, Charlie composes jingles for actual products, like cereal, Pepsi etc. And even sometimes for shows on TV like Oshikuru. Some of them are really catchy and you get a ...
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1answer
181 views

Guy acquires crazy demonic hand that kills and does bad things to people

A movie where a guy acquires a crazy demonic hand that kills and does bad things to people and it's like a cursed hand which he tried to kill several times, it killed his 2 friends and respawned them ...
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1answer
85 views

Why is the Doctor sometimes afraid to die (or actually does die) instead of regenerating?

In Let's Kill Hitler (2011), River Song poisons the Doctor and everyone is certain that he will die. The way he was eventually brought back from death was by River's spending her remaining ...
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1answer
2k views

Do the film makers make the little kids cry?

I was watching Breaking Bad : End Times S4EP12 and there's this scene where Walter's family moves to Hank's house for security and the little kid Holly (probably few months old) cries while the family ...
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1answer
159 views

Possibly abandoned child/teen with telekinetic abilities

So I've been looking for this movie for years. and i've had no luck, so maybe one of you guys can help. I watched it with my sister, back in the early 90's. i would guess around '90/'91. (i was just ...
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1answer
64 views

Is Carrie Don Jon's daughter?

In film Don Jon, he has relationship with an older woman, which is played by actress Julianne Moore. In the film Carrie, Julianne Moore plays Carrie's mother. Is it possible that these two stories ...
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1answer
101 views

foreign movie about an a funny alien who damages crops after being drunk

I saw this movie when I was a child. This was some European movie with either english subtitles or dubbed in English (don't remember, the movie is easily 20+ years old or a bit more so.) The story ...
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1answer
290 views

Why do all post-apocalyptic-set media portray perfect teeth? [closed]

I understand the premium that's placed on perfectly straight pearly white teeth in American society (or at least I think I do) but one thing that really irks me is the dental perfection on display in ...
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1answer
64 views

Has any Philip Jose Farmer books been adapted for movies or TV?

I am a big fan of Philip Jose Farmer books, has anyone heard of any of his books or short stories being adapted for movies or TV?
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3answers
179 views

Comedy movie where protagonist is late to a special event, and is having a lot of travel trouble

Comedy movie from the 80s or 90s. The protagonist is on a time-pressured journey to a special event (wedding?), and is having a lot of travel trouble. After missing a key transport, an old man in a ...
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1answer
66 views

Animation of man sent to kill future omnipotent leader

Cartoon movie where animation reminded me of the old Hobbit movie. It was about a powerful being who turned evil. There was a scene where humans were being killed almost in conveyor-belt fashion. ...
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1answer
49 views

Sign language used in The Tingler - Is it real?

I'm sure many of the current movies out today, in an effort to obtain as much realism as possible, hire consultants to ensure the sign language used in movies is as accurate as any other language used ...
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1answer
194 views

Babysitter with fake child

I am sorry this might be very vague but I just cant find the movie. It's about a girl who becomes babysitter for her neighbor (single "mom", I remember her as an Asian woman I think), but the weird ...
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2answers
914 views

How did Louis Bloom get away with what he got away with?

At the end of the movie NightCrawler, the main character Louis Bloom seems to have gotten away with a felony. He clearly withheld information from the police. So why didn't the the detectives get a ...
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3answers
2k views

Scientific accuracy of Jurassic Park's premise?

I was just watching a documentary about dinosaurs and this question came to my mind. In Jurassic Park, the whole story is based on the premise that dinosaurs were recreated using the blood found in an ...
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1answer
77 views

What is the name of this fantasy series about a group of people visiting towns?

I remember a series about a group of people going from town to town. This is a medieval fantasy show, I think there is magic involved. What only scene I can recall is that they travel to a town where ...
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2answers
1k views

Connection between Interstellar and 'Flora's Letter'?

I work in a cinema, and today we received our copy of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar: which came packaged and labelled as "Flora's Letter" As is quite well known, film's are distributed (and ...
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1answer
74 views

What is the song playing in My Name Is Earl S4E4?

I'm trying to find the name of the song that plays between 04:12 - 04:40 of the episode of My Name Is Earl (Stole an RV), which is the 4th episode of season 4. In case the minutes do not match, the ...
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2answers
620 views

Why was Birdman on limited release?

Michael Keaton's Birdman had great reviews and opened in 4 theaters to a record per screen. The following week 50 screens, then 250 (according to mojo) It cost $22m and as of early Nov has earned ...
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66 views

How many people did Nucky kill in Boardwalk Empire?

How many did Nucky kill himself in total over all seasons of Boardwalk Empire? I can recall two cases: Jimmy Darmody in season 2, episode 12 Rowland Smith in season 3, episode 4 Are there any more ...
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1answer
807 views

Before I Go to Sleep - plot issue

On the last day of the plot of Before I Go to Sleep, Ben/Mike is shown in his car as he leaves the house for the day. On the passenger seat is a second phone that is ringing. That phone shows that the ...
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1answer
88 views

Can a Live Telecast Be Edited?

Just curious to know whether the Live telecast can be edited before they are actually broadcast in TV Channels? Some famous shows like WWE are alleged to have displayed the shows after editing. Just ...
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1answer
496 views

Woman has affair with married man and blamed for wife's death

Trying to find name of this movie In the movie there is a woman who says she got out of a relationship with a bad guy. She falls in love with this man who is married and they have an affair. she ...
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1answer
127 views

Identify this old movie about a benevolent Squirrel

Many many years ago, I saw an old movie or maybe just a portion of it where a miser (think Uncle Scrooge like) lived above a poor family. He might have been their landlord, not sure. He stashed his ...
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1answer
87 views

How did the guys get weapons and gadgets in the sewer?

In the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) movie, April rescued the turtles and the rat (Splinter) and left them in sewer. When they grew up, they had access to gadgets like skateboards, monitors ...
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1answer
370 views

The African Queen (1951) - did Charlie and Rosie have sex?

All right, it is obviously not shown on the screen but did they actually have sex after they miraculously passed the rapids? First, the scene ends with long emotional kiss. Second, Charlie is ...
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4answers
182 views

Have any TV shows spawned spin-offs of a different genre?

Spin-offs are a long-standing tradition in television, but generally the new shows stick quite closely to the aesthetics of the old. The Flash is much lighter in tone than Arrow, but it's still ...
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4answers
258 views

Was Arrow's change in moral alignment motivated by his audience?

The 1st season of Arrow had me (who is largely unacquainted with its literary source material) draw quite some comparisons to Bruce Wayne and his background, except for the fact that Oliver Queen has ...
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2answers
159 views

The Rock: Mistake or deliberate?

I just watched an old classic, The Rock from 1996 with Nicolas Cage and Sean Connery (among other) and while watching it I noticed something I hadn’t notice before which didn’t quite sit well in my ...
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1answer
276 views

Man is a demi-god but can't remember it

In the movie I saw, It was a handsome guy in his 30's I swear it was (Paul Walker but maybe not) The guy ended up being a sort of high rank demi-god. His wife seems to know this and keeps it from ...
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2answers
320 views

What does the “License to Kill” of James Bond actually mean?

It's common knowledge that James Bond has an official "License to kill". But what exactly does this license entail? I would assume that it means that he has a blanket authorization by his superiors to ...
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106 views

Trying to find a movie, Serbian, two brothers with their father on an island

I watched this movie on SBS a while ago maybe 5+ years ago, I am pretty sure it is Serbian. It had two brothers and the went to live with their father or something like that, then they go to an ...
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2answers
1k views

Where are the dogs in Titanic?

In the movie Titanic, when Jack first sees Rose for the first time, there are some dogs being taken for a walk on that deck by an officer. But when the Titanic is going down, none of the dogs were ...
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225 views

How does the Basilisk roam around Hogwarts?

In the movie Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets, and of course in the book, Hermione Granger states: The Basilisk travels around Hogwarts through pipes. Now this snake is huge, almost 50 ...

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