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What does the automaton symbolise?

The Best Offer includes a lot of symbolism revolving around the automaton that plays an important role in the film. Besides the automaton itself, there are a lot of gears and pieces of clockwork. Then ...
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Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't?

I've been re-watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and just got to the end of the first series and I've been wondering: Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't when they escape from the pod at the ...
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Killer, with top hat, makes kid with glasses jump out of the window and get impaled? [on hold]

What is the movie title where a kid (or teen - can't remember), who wore glasses and sees the killer, wearing a top hat, walking upstairs behind him...then the kid / teen falls out the window and gets ...
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2answers
103 views

What is the first movie where an intelligent computer rebels against its creators?

There is a common trope in science fiction about the invention of an intelligent computer which then rebels against its makers. In cases like The Matrix it imprisons them; in Terminator, it tries to ...
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95 views

A TV show including aliens looking like Humans [closed]

This TV show used to come in AXN roughly in the year 2000-2002 (not sure). Here the male protagonist is an alien who looks and behaves like any other human and possess some powers (not sure what). The ...
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4answers
3k views

How did Mr. Chandler know how to help possessed Vanessa?

In the Penny Dreadful episode "Possession", how at the very end did Mr. Chandler know how to exorcise Vanessa's demon? AFAIK, at no point earlier in the series was this eluded to, and given that he ...
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1answer
4k views

What do they use for broken glass pieces in movies?

Most of action movies involve tremendous amounts of explosions and shattered glass. I remember watching Die Hard (1988) and the amount of broken glass made me wonder, what was it made of to keep ...
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1answer
111 views

Was the member 'Tick' always supposed to be a part of the colony?

In season 2 of Discovery's 'The Colony' later in the series a man named Tick reveals himself to the rest of the group. This brings their number up to 10, which is the same number that the first season ...
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5answers
4k views

Why can't Coraline's real parents remember the trap?

So I learnt many things about Coraline from "The Hidden Meaning of the Movie “Coraline” Basically it looks like a normal fantasy animation movie, but it actually has a deeper meaning. It interprets ...
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4answers
783 views

How was the White Walker aware of the situation?

After episode S6E5 of Game of Thrones I wondered how it was possible that the White Walker saw Bran? In every other memory that Bran has tried to get the people's attention, they do not see him, so ...
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74 views

Is it really clear what happened to Two-Face?

Did Harvey Dent, aka Two Face really die at the end of The Dark Knight? I thought it's canon that he becomes an enemy to Batman. I haven't seen the other Batman movies yet, so careful with spoilers... ...
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Is VHS size tape dead, or that size tape used for something now? [on hold]

I thought about some plastic cases for an arts and crafts project and thought about VHS cases. I was surprised to see that they are still available. Are VHS tapes still being used somehow in the ...
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109 views

60s/70s movie about promiscuous woman & her relationship with her abusive mother?

I saw a movie that intrigued me sometime in the 1960s-1970s, I believe. I was just a kid. As a young adult, I caught the tail end of it again, but was still unable to learn the name. I'd love to know ...
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2answers
338 views

Why does Sansa react in such a way to Littlefinger's offer?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen season 6 episode 5 of Game of Thrones. In S06E05 of Game of Thrones, we see Sansa and Littlefinger meeting. Here Sansa is shown super-kickass and talks to ...
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Question about Caleb Haas/Mark Raymond

In which episodes of ABC's Quantico does Caleb Haas' alter ego Mark Raymond appear? I'm a little confused about the plot and want to go back and rewatch his storyline.
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43 views

Why did Rocky tell Adonis who won the secret 3rd fight?

At this point in Creed, Rocky had not yet decided to train Adonis. In fact, they had only just met and Rocky was surprised that Adonis even knew of the 3rd, secret fight between him and Apollo Creed. ...
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129 views

What movie is this scene from?

A older woman - not really old - is going out for something. I can't remember if she is a queen or noble woman, or just a "lady" in modern time, but she is a little nervous, and a servant or someone ...
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4answers
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Why is the first episode of a TV show called 'Pilot'?

What is the meaning of the word 'Pilot', as used for the first episode of a TV-show, implied here? Does it have anything to do with a smooth take-off?
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Why did Hawkeye become immune to mind control effects?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, there is a scene in which Scarlet Witch manipulates the Avenger's to reveal their worst nightmares, but when it comes to mind controlling Hawkeye, he seems to be immune. ...
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50 views

Who are the characters from which the five detectives are based in movie Murder by Death?

In the movie Murder by Death (1976), we are shown 5 famous detectives that are invited to a dinner. By names and manner I could understand on which two of them were based: Miss Marbles - Miss Marple ...
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7answers
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Red's parole hearings in The Shawshank Redemption

In The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Red has three parole hearings. For the first two, in 1947 (YouTube link) and in 1957, he tells the parole board what he thinks they want to hear, and is ...
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1answer
1k views

What is the basic power of Apocalypse?

Over a period of time En-Subah-Noor, or commonly known as Apocalypse from X-Men: Apocalypse, has acquired many powers from other bodies/mutants. He has exhibited energy absorbing and projecting ...
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1answer
210 views

Why is there a Sokovia Accords at all in Captain America: Civil War?

The whole premise of Captain America: Civil War is that the Avengers need to be kept in check due to some unfortunate outcomes in their dealings with "the bad guy". This leads to the Sokovia Accords. ...
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75 views

Girl goes to lake house with father and dad and meet a girl who claim to be her best friend [on hold]

There's this movie me and my sister have been searching for for a long time. So basically, this girl goes to this lake house (I believe) with her father and brother. When she gets there, this girl ...
6
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2answers
150 views

Why do robots in films only have eyes in the front? [on hold]

I have noticed that in most sci-fi films, robots tend to only have eyes/cameras on their front. But surely it would be more efficient for them to have some sort of 360-degree camera instead, so that ...
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5answers
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Why do they often hide the money figures in TV and movies?

I have often seen that the actual monetary figures are kept hidden. If a cheque is offered to a character, he often looks at it and says something along the lines of "That's a lot of money!" without ...
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0answers
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What was Kyle really after in Money Monster?

After watching the Money Monster, I have drawn that Kyle felt cheated by both the show host and the IBIS corporation. He was broken by the stock selling system 'glitch'. Kyle then asked for one thing ...
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6answers
7k views

Why are the assistants called Bobs (Bawbs?) on Cutthroat Kitchen?

Often on Cutthroat Kitchen, Alton will ask his "Bobs"/"Bawbs" to bring in one of the nefarious devices to be used for the challenge. Any explanation for the nickname? Alton said it was an acronym on ...
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1answer
40 views

Where did the cantina and fishing boats come from?

In Crystal Fairy, the group finds a secluded spot to cook their cactus. All the shots during their arrival paint the area as being completely deserted and private. However, the next day we see that ...
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2answers
289 views

Identify 60s-70s Extra / Character Actor: Chiseled Face, Red Hair, Large Ears

This uncredited mystery man appeared as a photographer on the Brady Bunch episodes "Tell It Like It Is" (S02E24-1971) and "The Teeter Totter Caper" (S03E14-1971). As an extra, he never spoke in ...
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2answers
195 views

Real name of protagonist in Banshee?

In Banshee the protagonist takes over the name of the Sheriff Lucas Hood. I just watched the last episode and wondered if his real name was ever revealed? I added this picture (source) of the FBI ...
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Man with injured leg leaves ill dog because he can't pay the vet bills

Okay so I don't remember everything so I'm just gonna tell you what I can remember: A man who had an injured leg and it was fireworks night and he had a flash back of some sort to when he was in the ...
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2answers
3k views

Why do most space movies contain sound?

I do not understand why most space movies contain sound. For Example: The Martian (2015), Moon (2009) Armageddon (1998) etc. These movies contain sound in space which does not make sense. Well, ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Guy brings his friend's sister to a wedding

Movie is about a guy who needs to go to a wedding in his home town, not clear whose (might be his sister's) and he has to bring someone along because his father is terminally ill and guilt tripped ...
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2answers
3k views

Explanation for the “puffy vagina” line/joke?

I've been trying to figure out the "puffy vagina" joke in Rick and Morty season 1, episode 3 ("Anatomy Park") - and am wondering what the official explanation for it is. Ie, what does it mean, are ...
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2answers
11k views

What was the point of the interplay between Richard Riddick and Dahl in Riddick?

In Riddick, we get to see something of a "lust triangle" between Santana, Dahl, and Riddick. Now, Dahl, when in dialogue with Santana, states that she doesn't "fuck guys". She is subsequently referred ...
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1answer
194 views

Question about Ann's refusal to believe Chris in What Dreams May Come

How is Ann's refusal to believe in Chris's afterlife existence affecting her and her family? How is she affecting the belief of her children?
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1answer
52 views

Is Dinesh Gilfoyle's friend?

There are reasons to say that Dinesh and Gilfoyle are friends in Silicon Valley: They are always chatting, they seem to enjoy each others company, they have intimacy to speak about delicate matters ...
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Glass box in American Crime Story

I made this screen cap while watching "American Crime Story"... Behind the District Attorney, there appears to be an official sitting in a glass box, but the defendant appears elsewhere (on the far ...
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1answer
132 views

The message received by Abel before his capture

During the first few minutes of the Bridge of Spies, Abel is seen receiving and decoding a secret message. He smartly destroys the evidence during his capture by the FBI agents. What was that message ...
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1answer
51 views

Why did Hank Hill call his dog Lady Bird?

I know that Hank Hill named his dog after Lady Bird Johnson, but why would he do that given that he's a staunch conservative Republican?
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76 views

Movie from the 90s, probably the end of the world or something like that

I really have poor recollection of this movie, I watched it as a kid, I think it was filmed in the 90s, probably in English. I think it would be a miracle if anyone would identify it, but lets try. ...
5
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1answer
89 views

On whose behalf was the auctioneer bidding?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
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3answers
9k views

What's that “Sun’s getting real low…” lullaby thing to calm down the Hulk?

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie CLIP - Black Widow Tames Hulk They found a way to calm down the Hulk. Black Widow tells him something and make some gesture and the ...
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1answer
92 views

1970s or 1980s UK scifi movie with alien slugs?

I'm looking for a movie (or TV episode?) I saw on TV at least 30 years ago! Here's what I remember: Plot Details there are these slow-moving grey slug monsters that make a weird sound. There are ...
2
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1answer
287 views

Do any other episodes of The Big Bang Theory mention The Princess Bride when Kripke is present?

In last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory ("The Perspiration Implementation", S09E05), Wolowitz and Koothrappali each quote a line from The Princess Bride. Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. ...
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2answers
980 views

Is this Green Lantern and Batman reference intended for a Justice League movie?

In Man of Steel, there are two references to other DC character, such as: First Christina Wren's character called Carrie Ferris in the film resemblance to Blake Lively's character Carol Ferris ...
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1answer
99 views

Why didn't Lou hide from the gangster in the climax of “Nightcrawler”?

After the car crash, even after his partner got shot (his impromptu to kill Rick) while filming the gangster, Lou keeps filming the incident without hiding from the gangster. This scene didn't make ...
5
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1answer
149 views

A movie with quotation argument and a literal book of quotations

I only remember a scene of a movie from around 1980s or 1990s, and nothing else. There are a couple of persons arguing by using famous quotations. I believe it was a funny scene and the punch line was ...
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1answer
207 views

Is this a scene from an existing old scifi movie? Numbered backpacks

So I've had this image of a scene from somewhere I've seen before in my mind for a few weeks now, trying to figure out if it's from some old scifi movie or not. The only thing I remember is that ...

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