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Why are American movies often promoted abroad with titles -in English- that are different from the originals? [duplicate]

Translating a title makes perfect sense to me. Altering a title to something else in the original language? More confusing. Several examples from France in particular are Pitch Perfect: The Hit ...
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2answers
628 views

Movie about a robbery by moving a building

I'm looking for a movie from about the early 2000s or late '90s. The only real part I remember is in relation to a robbery. The robbery I believe was in Venice (as can be deduced from below), the ...
3
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3answers
412 views

Why didn't the key word trigger the hypnosis on the first incident?

There's a scene on the bridge during Now You See Me where Dylan and his Boss are being talked to by the FBI. The FBI guy says "Despite their bullshit razzle-dazzle". Now, at this point nothing ...
2
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1answer
181 views

Looking for the name of a SF or horror movie - bunker spreading vine/fungus

I am looking for the title of a movie. This is what I remember from it... This man shows up at a bunker that is about to be destroyed. The military is closing up everything. A man in a wheelchair ...
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2answers
111 views

small faces(heads?) try to bump out of a man's face

I can only remember one scene that an white man who is tortured by small faces which try to bump out of his face. they looked like babies or devils, and it feels like curse on him and the mood of ...
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1answer
471 views

Movie with a threesome

I have found the following scene: two guys and a girl are having sex, but it's not like porn, they are talking, expressing feelings and all. I don't even know the actors in it, but after seeing this ...
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2answers
354 views

TV shows and movies to understand British culture [closed]

I am from India. I am going to start my undergraduate studies in UK next year. I have grown up watching American series and so, I know a lot about them. However, I want to know more about the British ...
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44 views

Boats in Philadelphia Story

Why do Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant spend so much time talking about boats in The Philadelphia Story? I understand that the True Love, their yacht, is a metaphor for their relationship. What ...
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2answers
2k views

Did Frank Underwood mean for the bill to fail?

In "House of Cards", Frank Underwood wants some energy bill to pass, but his wife is pressured by SandCorp into undermining him and getting two representatives to vote against the bill, which is a ...
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2answers
435 views

About Zoe Barnes in the second season of House of Cards

All of us were frightened about the final destiny of Zoe in the second season of House of Cards. But after the scene I was wondering... how could Frank escape from the crime scene without any ...
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0answers
21 views

In Teen Wolf Could the Kanima Actually be Real? [duplicate]

I cannot find an Actual Bestiary, so I must go to you people. How is the Kanima connected to Teen Wolf? And how can I find an acutual Bestiary?
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279 views

80s High school boys discover potion of invisibily

This is an 80s movie in a typical high school-environment. We meet two friends, who one day invent or discover a potion that can make them invisible. They may have extracted some chemical / slime ...
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1answer
285 views

House of Cards - Camera Shots

Did anybody notice the extended shots of the backs of characters' heads in House of Cards? I am wondering if those have any symbolism or intended value.
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1answer
41 views

What is Rotti Largo's terminal illness?

In the movie Repo!: The Genetic Opera Rotti largo says he can't cure himself, so what is he dying from?
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1answer
1k views

Why does Bateman's lawyer call him Davis?

Why does Patrick's lawyer act funny, as if he were joking, when Patrick was confessing to him at the bar? In this question I get an answer In the end, Bateman seemingly kills dozens of police ...
5
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2answers
516 views

Stalker thriller movie from 80s

Hi I'm trying to trace a film from the 1980s. A woman is being stalked by someone. Phone calls etc. I'm almost sure he's a murderer and is taking out her close friends and family one by one. During ...
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0answers
122 views

Help identifiying asian romantic movie [duplicate]

The actress in the picture was in the movie. Sorry I don't know her name. I saw an asian movie years ago and I cannot remember the title to the movie. I can only remember few parts: It takes ...
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2answers
114 views

Is Chuck in Season 5 God?

At the end of Season 5 Chuck the prophet disappears. Is he God? If yes, why didn't Dean's locket glow? If not, what happened to him? Did he die? I ask so, because eventually Kevin became the prophet ...
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4answers
883 views

What was going on with Tom Hagen?

In The Godfather, Part II there's some conflict between Michael and Tom: TOM: That plane goes to Miami. MICHAEL: That's where I want it met. TOM: Mike that's impossible -- they'll turn ...
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1answer
183 views

Movie with 3 siblings in foster care. Eldest seeks out younger siblings.

I need to know the name of a TV movie from the late 70s to early 80s about 3 siblings separated and put in foster care. When grown, the oldest sets out to find siblings, the youngest always wore a ...
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1answer
398 views

Why is Jackie against Claire's bill?

What are or what could be reasons that Jackie as the new majority whip is against Claire's sexual abuse bill? edit: First time, it is directly revealedto to the viewer that Jackie is against it is in ...
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1answer
157 views

What was the function of the Cop Uniforms?

In True Detective Episode 4, an undercover Cohle is made to prove his criminality by assisting Ginger and the Iron Crusaders lift a crack den, resulting in THAT sequence... But why do the Iron ...
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0answers
795 views

Season 2: What is so important about the bridge?

I'm just about the second season of house of cards and I'm asking myself: What is so important about that bridge Feng wants to be build? He has already so much money and it seems not to be worth for ...
2
votes
1answer
180 views

Is there any relation between the head-butting in LotR and the Hobbit?

Most of us Tolkien fans have seen the movies and may recall that in the first the Hobbit movie Balin and Dwalin head-butt each other when meeting at Bilbo's. Ofcourse, this does not seem too strange a ...
2
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1answer
142 views

Olympic Cartoon Showing Various Games

I remember watching a short cartoon as a kid (I'm pretty sure it was a short in a Casper the Friendly Ghost show) that showcased a bunch of Olympic sports. I think it included rowing, speed skating, ...
2
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1answer
979 views

What are the points of overlap between True Detective and Twin Peaks?

I have found a few overlaps between True Detective and Twin Peaks: Plot is motivated by ritualistic murder of teenage girl Two investigators: one a member of the community, the other an interloper ...
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1answer
86 views

What was the recent 3 week delay for? [closed]

I watch shows like Pawn Stars, American Restoration and Count's Customs on History channel. Recently (as in 2-3 weeks ago) they announced the shows would "return in 3 weeks" and have not aired an ...
2
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0answers
120 views

Were the colorless camera shots done on purpose?

During the 2014 version of Robocop there were some short camera shots where I noticed an extensive lack of color in the image (nearly to the feeled degree of black-and-white when compared to the rest ...
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2answers
113 views

Why didn't the bomb detonate earlier?

During the beginning of the 2014 version of Robocop Alex Murphy is severly injured by a car bomb when he is forced to check his car at home after the car's alarm system activates at night. But this ...
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1answer
300 views

Movie with the use of a high powered gun

I am looking for the name of a movie :What I recall from the movie from about the 80’s/90’s. Several shooting scenes from a high powered riffle similar to the movie ‘Shooter’ that is once the trigger ...
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2answers
3k views

Why did James Moriarty decide to end it this way?

At the end of Sherlock S02E03 it simply doesn't make sense for me that James Moriarty killed himself. I mean, for me there is nothing greater than life, so why would he kill himself? I understand ...
2
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0answers
101 views

A film that features creation of physical objects and creatures through body and arm gestures? [closed]

The movie takes place "in the near future" and the plot of this movie involves a small team of 5-6 people that have to infiltrate a base or a country (evil of course). The leaders won't send an army ...
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53 views

How did they get rid of the money in the bank? [duplicate]

In the film Now You See Me the Four Horsemen rob the bank Crédit Républicain de Paris. Thaddeus Bradley gives an explanation which includes: Was it explained how this got this to happen after the ...
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1answer
190 views

50s/60s German movie about bank robbery

Some time ago I saw a rather old (50s, maybe 60s at most) German (West-German, to be accurate) movie on TV, which I only have rather vague memories about, and which you might help me identify. I don't ...
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1answer
45 views

Inconsistency in medical clearance on Helix?

In Helix S01E05 Dr. Alan Farragut, in the investigation of Dr. Doreen Boyle's death, stated that Dr. Doreen Boyle couldn't have died from an aneurism or heart attack because she had been medically ...
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4answers
279 views

Movie/TV show based around time and clocks involving kids

So i'm remembering that ages ago (probably in the early to mid 90's) I was watching either a tv show or a movie. It involved children/teenagers moving into a different world/alternate reality that was ...
3
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1answer
226 views

A film that ends with people sitting at a table near a lake and the land they are on separates and floats away with them into mist?

This question goes back a fair while, probably vey late 90's or early 2000's. I'm in Australia and a tv channel SBS screens a lot of strange films late at night. The scene described in the title is ...
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2answers
201 views

Why does Peter Bishop still exist?

In the final few episodes of Fringe, we find out that Walter & September's plan was to effectively change the future so that the Observers/Invaders never exist. Olivia gets excited at the ...
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1answer
207 views

Has Daryl ever fired an arrow and not recovered it?

The only time that I can think of that we didn't see him recover the arrow was when there was the hanging walker in the tree. However, I don't think that there was anything shown that precludes him ...
3
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1answer
177 views

90s TV Show, Suave Private-Eye Like Character Possibly Named Connie

This show would have aired in the early 90s, featuring a male suave main character that solved problems (similar to the sub-plots on Burn Notice). I believe the character had a feminine name (maybe ...
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2answers
274 views

Killing computers in movies

In the present age, pretty much everyone knows the working of a simple computer, but still in movies people shoot only the computer monitors to disrupt connections and what not! Obviously for most ...
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1answer
761 views

Why is Before Midnight considered an “Adapted Screenplay?”

Before Midnight has been nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar. As there is no other source material (like a book or play), why is this not an "Original Screenplay?" From The New York Times: ...
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1answer
91 views

Stealing from a moving rotating bank

it is about some people trying to steal something out of a moving rotating bank. The bank rotates about 30-60 minutes (I forget the exact time) to rotate the bank so no one can guess the right path ...
4
votes
1answer
190 views

How come the ground under Aragorn's army did not collapse after the ring is destroyed?

In Battle of the Morannon, when the ring is destroyed in Mount doom, the Dark Tower collapses. Then, The Eye of Sauron implodes and creates a shock wave which causes an earthquake that shatters the ...
4
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2answers
194 views

Movie where little boy disappears from his room after thunder strikes the house

I can't seem to stop recollecting old movies in my memory. I just started to remember a scene I saw probably between 1994 and 1995 (the release date must be no older than the 80s though). There was a ...
2
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1answer
94 views

Identify this movie about a deaf piano player

I remember watching this sometime back in the 80's. It is about a deaf piano player. I remember one scene where everyone has abandoned him except his female agent. She watches him play the piano ...
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1answer
115 views

Paul Walker's role in Fast and furious 7? [closed]

Will Paul walker star in Fast and Furious 7? Because I heard that he's already shot the movie and he was about to start shooting Fast and Furious 8.
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1answer
122 views

Group of people hangs out in some underground place (entrance: cap in the ground)

I watched this movie a loooong time ago, so excuse me if I'm not very exact. It was about 4-6 people being in this underground thing. The entrance to this underground house, living place, whatever ...
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1answer
379 views

What is the basis of the information in Dora Lange's diary?

In episode 2 of True Detective, Detective Rustin Cohle reads Dora Lange's diary, and the phrases "The Yellow King" and "Carcosa" stand out. What do these phrases mean? Do they have context outside of ...
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2answers
274 views

Serial Killer following basis for television shows

There are a few shows out where the antagonist is a serial killer type that has a network of followers: The Mentalist and The Following most prominently, and Elementary partially. Is there a ...

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