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Looking for name of a very old short cartoon

So I'm looking for an old short cartoon I used to watch on Cartoon Network in the early-90's. The cartoon was one of those stand alone, independent pieces, and it felt and looked like "Symphony in ...
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158 views

Movie name from a scene? [homeless guy - i was reading that when I was in college]

I don't remember much about this, unfortunately, only this scene, vaguely, where there is a college student in some park, and there is a homeless guy (passing by, I think) and says to him something ...
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Why no children?

In Breaking Bad it seemed that the Schraders loved White's kids very much and enjoyed having them in their place. Is there in-series explanation why they didn't have their own? Same question about the ...
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Why the delay in Dawn of Justice

The upcoming Batman vs Superman movie was delayed by close to a year. The reason quoted in wiki is - "time to realize fully their vision, given the complex visual nature of the story". Does anyone ...
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Stock manipulation in The Taking of Pelham 123

I don't understand the "put options" (as I have read in Wikipedia) manipulation of stock prices in the movie The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009). Can anyone explain this in a simple way?
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90 views

Why was the doll from Annabelle so treasured?

Couple of instances that point to the unexplained & inexplicable importance of the doll sans as the conduit. First, at the beginning, when John gives the doll as a gift to Mia, when she ...
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709 views

Why did Nicky do what he did to Jess in New Orleans?

So in Focus, Nicky leaves Jess in the car right after the big betting scene in New Orleans. I don't see why he did that. He wasn't being chased by cops or anyone. He wasn't in danger that he did it ...
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223 views

Why do some movies have photoshopped pictures of the 'family'

I've seen it on quite a few movies where they show pictures of the family in some past gathering or with friends but usually they are photoshopped in some background or their faces are shopped onto ...
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198 views

How do they make the boy in City of god cry in the scene where he gets shot in the foot

There is a scene in the film city of god where the local drug dealers go mess around with some kids and all of them run away but they trapped 2 and he tells them where do you want to get shot? And ...
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115 views

werewolf movie identification

It was made in the early to mid 2000's; all i recall is that a woman was engaged to a man who was a werewolf, they had to kill the 'source' the original werewolf and a line that ran something like ...
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175 views

Movie about kids(teens?) talking to an old-man ghost who looks like Yoda

I remember seeing a movie on VHS back in the 90's (the film itself looked like it could've been from any time in the 80's all the way to the early 90's), about a group of kids (possibly teenagers, or ...
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73 views

What's up with the Marine uniforms in this episode of Scorpion?

In the Scorpion, episode, "Once Bitten, Twice Die," Latvian and Belarussian diplomats come to America to hash out a peace treaty and avert World War III. The stuff about Walter and a possum getting ...
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315 views

Help me find this Suspense/Thriller movie

Unfortunately, I only remember one scene; a projectile is shot into a room from a building across the street. It's an arrow/grappling hook with a wire attached. A guy uses it to enter a room with a ...
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265 views

Does time stop when the fourth wall is broken?

Throughout the first, second, and newly third season of House of Cards, produced under Netflix, protagonist Francis Underwood often "breaks the fourth wall" and speaks directly to the audience rather ...
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253 views

A group of old men rob a bank/crack a safe

I can't remember the name of this movie, all I know is it was a Hollywood movie about a group of old guys who either rob a bank or crack a safe. I want to say they were all retired old-school ...
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260 views

80's fantasy movie with an extremely fast furry creature

The movie was live-action. It was most probably fantasy, but could have also been s-f. I've watched it on VHS between 1989 and 1994, so it was most probably from the 80's. I don't remember any ...
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869 views

Why is Birdman subtitled The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance?

Birdman is a movie about a theater play that tells a lot about movies, movie stars, actor and Hollywood. I wonder why it is subtitled The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance. Is it meant as ... ...
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451 views

What was that old movie where the guy got turned into a stone statue

I need help to identify a movie I saw when I was 4 year old (1984) - the movie is older. I saw this movie where at the end (that's all I remember), there's this guy who got turned to stone (earlier in ...
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179 views

Song Identification: The Farm: Angola, USA funeral dirge

It has been many years since I've watched The Farm: Angola, USA (I saw it as an Investigative Reports special on A&E), but there is a song sung by the prisoners as they're burying Bones (that may ...
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185 views

What film starts with a home invasion and turns into S&M horror; 80's or early 90's (*not* People Under the Stairs)?

Film starts with two men armed with shotguns committing a push-in robbery against what seems to be a normal suburban family. Early on, they have the family tied to chairs. Somehow the family gets free ...
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Why did Dr. Manhattan choose the hydrogen atom for the symbol on his forehead?

In the alternate versions of Watchmen, when Dr. Manhattan's is forced to choose a symbol, he made one on his forehead representing a hydrogen atom. Why did he choose this symbol? How does it relate ...
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77 views

What does this Chinese graffiti from The Sand Pebbles mean?

Late in the movie The Sand Pebbles, Steve McQueen is about to share his backstory with Candice Bergen, and there is this graffiti in the background: Just idle curiosity on my part, I happened to ...
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97 views

In the Hobbit 3, why didn't the orcs… [spoiler] [duplicate]

In the Hobbit 3 (Peter Jackson), why didn't the orcs use the worms to burrow directly into the mountain, or burrow straight to the gold, bypassing the armies? Why didn't they use the worms to battle, ...
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163 views

The movie where a psycho military runned man comes to a mother who's son is killed in war?

Movie starts with a man, who comes to a home. He says that he was with her son who killed in war. That man first protects them and when military people came to catch him he murders the women and run ...
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222 views

Movie where husband is killed and wife ends up surrogate mother to weird murderous jungle children?

I am trying to remember a movie I saw a few years ago. Unfortunately, I only remember bits and pieces, so here's everything I remember (and I hope, but make no promises that, I'm remembering it ...
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109 views

Guys on bikes in “Under the Skin” (2013)

What is the significance of the guys on bikes who always seem to be following Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin?
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1answer
350 views

A man wins the jackpot at a slot machine

So I remember watching this movie a couple of years back on my laptop, it involves a man who is chased by someone (I think) and enters a casino in which he has a earpiece and the person tells him to ...
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What was the original plan?

At the ending of Man on a Ledge, Nick Casidy is able to prove his innocence by showing publicly that the bad guy still has the diamond in his possession, which proves that Nick never stole it. This ...
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80 views

A movie with an orphan called Astrid

So this movie is about a girl whose mother is in prison for killing her husband and Astrid (the girl) is an orphan who's been in 3 diffrent foster homes. The first foster home she's been, she's been ...
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1answer
109 views

What relevance does the comic reading subplot in the Ultimate Cut have?

What was with the subplot of comics "Tales of the Black Freighter" in the film Watchmen and how is it relevant to the story? Note: Tales of the Black Freighter is a part of Ultimate cut of the movie. ...
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79 views

Over what time period does Once Upon A Time In The West take place?

I have the question regarding the movie Once Upon A Time In The West. I am not able to fix the time of the story. How long does the story last? Days or weeks?
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About movie “Divergent”

I'm discussing about the Divergent movie and novel at the same time since I couldn't find a better place for the novel until 'Book Lovers' is launched. And it may be a spolier for those who haven't ...
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79 views

Anyone seen stop-motion short with Cyrillic title featuring yellow bag as dictator and red bag as rebel

I remember some decades ago (probably 1980s) seeing a stop-motion animation film on my PBS in the gap following an odd-length program. I think it was preceded by a Janus Films logo, but I'm not ...
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190 views

What is this 90s Cyberpunk themed cartoon?

I'm looking for the name of a Saturday morning American cartoon from the 90s with a distinctly Cyberpunk theme. The villain is a corporate CEO type guy, who I believe wore a black suit, and had black ...
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1answer
62 views

Movie about the journey of afterlife

I may have seen this drama/black-comedy movie back in 2005. The plot revolves around the story three characters, two men and one girl seeking peace after they have died. Something like purgatory. I ...
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139 views

Cartoon show about 5 dinosaurs with special abilities

I have seen this show in late 1980's early 1990's. It is about 5 little cute dinosaurs (each from a complete different species of dinosaurs) and each one has a distinctive color. But they all have ...
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Cartoon show about 5 heroes dressed like owls/birds

This show could be Japanese anime, but I am not sure. I saw this show in the 1980s and I vaguely remember 3 of the heroes. There is a standard hero (male, handsome). There is the typical girl ...
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393 views

Indian movie about a woman who get attacked in her face by alligators

I have seen this movie in 1989 or around that. The movie is about a husband and wife with a child. The husband tries to get rid of his wife by throwing her off a boat into the river which has live ...
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301 views

Does Bollywood title their movies using the Latin alphabet or the Devanagari alphabet?

A coworker recommended a movie, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. I had thought that spelling it in Latin might have been a kindness to me. However, it is very easily googled with that string, and I see ...
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Multiple stories, one character is named “Pink”

What is the name of this movie? It's an Asian movie, there are 3 stories, the first is a girl with a cast on her leg, she's browsing the internet and then she noticed a funeral outside. Second is ...
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What is this movie about a prisoner kept in a cave with a bull and an old man?

I watched this movie when I was a little child, around 2004 but I believe it came out before then. I remember a little bit of the movie. There was a prisoner who get thrown into a cave where a bull ...
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143 views

Does the Super Sentai and Power Rangers franchises have a unified timeline? If not, is it possible?

The Power Rangers franchise is similar but not the same as the Super Sentai franchise; while they have many similar aspects, the former was actually derived from the latter; and the latter had also ...
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Question about Rachel Posner and Doug Stamper

Why did Doug Stamper murder Rachel Posner? And why was Frank Underwood pleased with this? What did she know about Frank?
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House of Cards season 3 release policy

Are all of the episodes for a season of "House of Cards" released on the same date, i.e., Feb 27th, 2015 for season 3? If not, how many episodes of the season have been released already? Were the ...
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1answer
727 views

Impractical jokers ever gotten into serious trouble?

Have the guys from the show Impractical Jokers gotten into any major trouble because of the nature of their show? Eg: have they been physically assaulted or has anyone thrown a law suit on them?
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198 views

What is the name of this movie about sleeping and death?

The thing I remember most is this saying in the film "When you fall in your dream, you die in real life". The protagonist is a patient in some kind of hospital. In the last scene (or near the end, ...
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196 views

Legal implications of shooting a movie along a public sidewalk with dozens of people

In a lot of movies and TV shows, there will be a scene where an actor will be walking along a busy sidewalk, and there will be dozens of people behind them, and perhaps even one or two people coming ...
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159 views

A 90s film with where the hero falls off a building and doesn't get hurt

I'm looking for a movie I saw in the 90s, maybe early 2000s. From what I remember the atmosphere of the film it's an American movvie, also, I think that the main character is played by Tim Robbins. ...
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115 views

Has any highly successful, non (comic) book movie had a sequel that wasn't directed by the original director? [closed]

There are many examples of movies which are considered screwed up by the original director: The Matrix 2/3, Speed 2, Star Wars 1-3, Godfather 3, etc. This got me thinking - has any highly successful ...
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Drummer is called 3 hours earlier on day 1 band rehearsals in Whiplash

Why does Terence Fletcher (JK Simmons) call Andrew (Miles Teller) 3 hours early on the first day of rehearsal in the band? In the movie they show Andrew rushing to the rehearsal room thinking he is ...

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