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911 views

Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
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0answers
28 views

Woman on business trip find her husband's double [on hold]

What is the movie where a woman goes on a business trip, thinks she sees her husband, but he is identical to her husband. He starts stalking her, he makes her buy a red dress. I think the guy has a ...
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48 views

Why is director is get all the praise when a movie is doing well? [on hold]

For example if a movie is praised for its complex and amazing plot, why is director who get the praise but not the screenwriter who created the plot?
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3answers
2k views

Why did Andy not reveal his plan to Red directly?

Andy left a series of clues for Red to discover. But why couldn't he just tell him all that directly?
4
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2answers
205 views

Is Walter White's character designed so we will be sympathetic to him?

Is Walter White from Breaking Bad intended to be a sympathetic character? I'm just asking this myself because I don't do so. But have a lot of respect for the character. My personal point of view is ...
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0answers
11 views

What is the meaning of children playing with sun rays in Le Meraviglie?

A couple times in the movie, two sisters play with sun rays. Is there any symbol or allegory in these scenes? This question comes from the "special" games in the scenes. In one, the older sister asks ...
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1answer
43 views

Horror movie with a masked killer in a house. Shoots husband and ties wife to a heater [on hold]

I saw this movie last summer (2015) on Netflix. In the movie I remember a (masked) killer being in the house before the couple were there. In one scene he kills the husband and ties the woman to an ...
3
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1answer
82 views

How did Carl survive the eyeshot?

Spoiler Alert! In season 6 of the Walking Dead, we watch the group attempting to walk through a horde of walkers while covered in guts. We then observe Sam Anderson getting killed with his mother ...
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1answer
104 views

Why does Lone man say “I'm among no one”?

It's about a dialogue in Limits Of Control In the train Molecules (Japanese woman) says: Among us, there are those who are not among us. and the lone man replies: I'm among no one. Why ...
3
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1answer
472 views

What was the two guys' relationship in the suits?

In Snowpiercer there were two guys in suits (the one in the blue suit, and the one in the grey suit, one was young and one was old). In the beginning, the one in the blue suit was lying on the guy ...
21
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2answers
95k views

What was the original ending and why was it changed?

The movie The Butterfly effect has multiple and very different endings. Specifically there appears to be two factors on the main character's decision: Save his girlfriend's life Save his ...
4
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2answers
267 views

What is the matter with the babies Evan's mother had before?

During the movie "The Butterfly Effect" Evan's mother said she have had babies before, but they all died. He was "the miracle" baby. What does this mean? Why did the other babies die? Have they gone ...
2
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1answer
36 views

Did McDonald's bankroll The Founder?

I'm wondering what level of involvement McDonald's had in this film. I reckon if developers of the film were looking for investors, McDonald's would have been able to pay for the whole project in a ...
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0answers
49 views

Famous actor playing minor or guest roles in Friends series [on hold]

I am watching Friends series for the first time in my life in year 2016. I know I should be embarrassed for it, considering how great this show is and not worth missing. I wanted to know names of all ...
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2answers
118 views

Meaning of the 'magic circle' quote

Can you explain the meaning of the following quote from Ingmar Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly? We draw a magic circle around ourselves to shut out everything that doesn’t fit our secret games. ...
11
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1answer
239 views

Who was the Mountain crushing?

In Season 4 Episode 7 "Mockingbird" of Game of Thrones, we are reintroduced to "the Mountain", Gregor Clegane, an almost literal mountain of a man. He was summoned to King's Landing by Cersei to be ...
3
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2answers
199 views

Why do TV series creators prefer to remove characters rather than recast them?

Actors playing roles on TV series occasionally leave the series after a while, for various reasons. I've noticed that, at least in the last few decades, that usually results in the character leaving ...
25
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4answers
86k views

When did each Horcrux get destroyed in the Harry Potter movies?

I have just watched the last of the Harry Potter movies for the second time on a long flight and my brain was addled through lack of sleep. As far as I remember, three of the eight horcruxes were ...
4
votes
1answer
68 views

How realistic was the communication between the troglodytes?

I saw the rather fascinating Bone Tomahawk recently. In it, a group of troglodytes kidnap a few people, leading to a suspenseful chase across the arid country in search of them and their victims. ...
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1answer
71 views

What does the quote “Hasta lasagna” mean in Mission Impossible I?

Around min 10 into the movie, Jack Harmon tells Ethan not to chew the explosive gum by saying: "Hasta lasagna don't get any on ya" What does this mean? Why does he uses "hasta lasagna"?
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5answers
37k views

What is the significance of the appearance of the wolf?

Near the end of Fantastic Mr. Fox, and just after the film's climax, Mr. Fox, Ash, Kristofferson and Kylie encounter a wolf. Like the scene, the wolf seemingly came randomly and out of nowhere (with ...
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0answers
28 views

Running 1979 movie with Michael Douglas..usa DVD compatible [on hold]

does anyone know where i can get the movie "running" with michael douglas 1979 movie...all i could find is some that cannot be played on an usa player...sure appreciate any help with this. thanks
3
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1answer
498 views

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 ...
6
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2answers
97 views

Movie about a man in Germany who is in legal trouble

I want to find a movie I partially and uninterestedly watched some years ago. For some reason I've been thinking compulsively about it in the last few months and want to see it again. The details in ...
4
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1answer
5k views

Why does Anakin/Luke's Lightsaber change colour?

In Star Wars- Episode IV- A New Hope Luke's lightsaber has a light blue color, almost white, however in the prequel films the same blade is a dark blue instead. Here's the blade in A New Hope: and ...
5
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1answer
106 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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8answers
10k views

What was the first tv show that successfully continued after losing a co-star from an established pair of characters?

It's getting to be the end of this year's cycle of tv seasons and there have been a few shake-ups announced on some shows. Both Sleepy Hollow and Castle were built on the pairing of a couple and now ...
2
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3answers
83 views

Why didn't Batman go for Bane's mask sooner?

There are effectively two fist fights between Bane and Batman in The Dark Knight Rises: the first one in the sewers and the second one in the streets. In the first one, Batman is very clearly ...
2
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1answer
88 views

Old movie about Kids travelling with babysitter in order to stop their father's wedding

This is what I remember from the movie: Kids are left with a babysitter/housekeeper while father goes to another place. Kids travel with said baby/house-sitter in order to stop their father's ...
2
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1answer
68 views

Fantasy film. Man killed in car crash becomes dream-world monster

There was a movie on Netflix several years ago that I'm trying to find. The movie begins with a man who I believe blows an important meeting and as he is angrily beating his steering wheel he's hit ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Is Long Beach Poly in same league as De La Salle?

I'm not from the US so don't know college football but I do watch a lot NFL. In the movie When the Game Stands Tall they talk about playing against Long Beach Polytechnic (Poly) because all the other ...
6
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1answer
265 views

Requirements to join the Wights (The Army of the Dead)

In Game of Thrones Season 5, we see that the wildlings killed by Wights revive as Wights themselves. Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, gets hurt while battling the wights and one of the ...
3
votes
2answers
258 views

Who is this giant in Hancock?

In the tornado battle in Hancock when Hancock is fighting his "wife" there appears to be a huge (maybe mechanical) figure running through the destruction. It appears to be almost twice the size of ...
9
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3answers
788 views

What does “they are holding” mean?

In Breaking Bad season 3, episode 3, Hank and Gomez are in a low class bar where all the other patrons look criminal. Hank comments that two patrons "are holding", and maybe the bar owner is holding ...
4
votes
0answers
250 views

People skipping between dimensions encounter an alien monster

In this movie, the title was one word I believe but could be wrong. There is a scene with a girl and a guy who ends up on a spaceship (through being transported/teleported through ...
3
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0answers
116 views

What movie does this quote comes from? “The first cut is not the deepest …”

'The first cut is not the deepest. The first cut is nothing. You can spit in my face once or twice, and it is nothing. You can take something away from me, and I can learn to live without it. but ...
8
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2answers
70k views

What is in the protein bars in the Snowpiercer?

Yesterday I watched Snowpiercer and somehow I was a bit curious as to what was in the protein bars they made. It looked like insects.
14
votes
11answers
30k views

What was the meaning of the fish?

During Snowpiercer all the soldiers were cutting into fish as they prepared for battle. What was the meaning of this gesture?
11
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2answers
9k views

Was there a specific meaning behind each child in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory?

Just curious if each child stood for some specific evil or something. I feel like Augustus Gloop stood for Glutony (his name even has some similarity), but can't quite put my finger on the other ...
7
votes
2answers
173 views

Was the little girl at Lerner Airfield real?

When the passengers of Con Air arrive at Lerner Airfield serial killer Garland Greene goes on a little scouting trip and finds a little girl playing tea party at a deserted swimming pool. He talks ...
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0answers
22 views

Is there any hidden significance to the song at the end o S06E09?

Just before the credits at the end of Castle S06E09 there is this scene: The look on Becketts face made me think it could have an underlying meaning other than 3XKs ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How did the two McClanes get to Chernobyl as quickly as the bad guys?

In the later part of Good Day to Die Hard the two McClanes steal a car to follow the bad guys. They drive from Moscow to Chernobyl, which is in the middle of the Ukraine, a long way from Moscow. The ...
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0answers
69 views

After some hours of searching, couldn't find which movie this is and accidentally closed the tab where there were more pics of it [closed]

http://i.imgur.com/5dxnZQf.jpg This is the only image I managed to save from that thing. Is there anyone able to help? @Edit: a friend of mine said she had probably watched it a long time ago and ...
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0answers
36 views

Western film about a guy with an eagle eye amulet

I watched a movie when I was a kid on TV that I'm trying to remember... I believe it was a western movie. Can be from 2003 or older. It is about a blonde guy with an eagle eye amulet or something, he ...
2
votes
1answer
39 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 ...
5
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0answers
60 views

Has the length of action scenes changed over time?

It could just be me getting older but I feel like action movies these days have action scenes that just go on for an eternity. (I don't know what's wrong with me but sometimes I just want the ...
1
vote
2answers
40 views

What J. Michael Straczynski screenplay was this 2006 Marvel comic referring to?

In the letters section of the 2006 comic Captain America #22, there is this congratulation for J. Michael Straczynski about an upcoming movie he wrote (JMS was also a writer at Marvel at that time): ...
17
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2answers
251 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Why doesn't Gibbs lock his house?

In NCIS, Gibbs never locks his house. I've always thought that it's a fun quirk, but has there ever been an explanation of his thought process behind it?
4
votes
1answer
62 views

Possibly Japanese comedy from 80s-90s, man and young boy

There was a film I saw on IFC many years ago, from Asia somewhere. It was either Chinese, Korean...probably Japanese. It was the story of a man and this young boy who is lost, and the man tries ...

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