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Why did Qyburn use children for homicide?

In the Game of Thrones episode "The Winds of Winter", Qyburn uses aid of his "little birds" to assassinate The children swarm the victim repeatedly stabbing him with short blades. I didn't really ...
8
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1answer
538 views

Was Saruman already under the thrall of Sauron?

During the first film of The Hobbit we see a meeting of the White Council in which Saruman seems unconvinced and even argues against the likelihood that Sauron could be returning. In The Fellowship ...
2
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1answer
29 views

Why did the chinese murderess not kill Johnny in the golf camp?

In Johnny English Reborn, when he was sent to chase Vortex men, a Chinese old woman was sent to kill him. She disguised as a female janitor with a creepy vacuum cleaner, which was actually an also ...
32
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2answers
6k views

Is there a word or phrase for when the movie tricks you for a moment like this?

I know I've noticed this effect many times but I can only think of the most recent example: At the end of a scene, someone (bad) is locked out via mechanical door, and is pressuring the people inside ...
4
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2answers
192 views

How did The Right Stuff get a PG rating with so many uses of the f-word?

I'm curious how the movie The Right Stuff (1983) got away with a PG rating when there are at least 4 occurrences of the f-word. I'm not certain if there have ever been any hard set and official rules ...
12
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2answers
4k views

Why are knights announced as “Ser” in Game of Thrones

In the books and literature following the Game of Thrones universe a knight's title is spelt with an 'e' not an 'i' for "Ser". Why is this?
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149 views

What was Jaime Lannister thinking at the end of S06E10? [on hold]

I don't want to spoil the plot for anyone who hasn't seen it (look away) but - The look that Jaime was giving Cersei at the end... What was he thinking about?
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148 views

Is Tyrion in love with the Mother of Dragons? [on hold]

In the final episode of Season Six of Game Of Thrones, Tyrion was claimed by Daenerys as Hand of the Queen, and just before that he vowed to her with his life and to be at her side until death. In his ...
4
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77 views

Was the sunken ship in Finding Dory based on a real sunken ship?

Based on the location (somewhere around California) and the cargo that we see (VW Bug, lots of kitchen utensils the crustaceans are hiding in, and soda cans that look like Coca-Cola) is there enough ...
2
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1answer
299 views

Does Cersei know about the impending attack on Westeros?

In the first season of Game of Thrones we saw Robert Baratheon asking Ned Stark to kill Dany before she gathers her troops, so we know that the small council knew about her beforehand. But after that ...
10
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3answers
29k views

Why did Daenerys Targaryen feel betrayed by Doreah?

I did not understand this bit of Game of Thrones S02E10. I thought Doreah chose to be with Xaro Xhoan Daxos to save Daenerys life? But Daenerys somehow felt betrayed and sentenced her to death ...
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5answers
5k views

Wasn't Iron Man smart enough not to fight the Winter Soldier?

At the end of Captain America: Civil War Iron Man gets mad at the Winter Soldier when he finds out that he killed his parents. Isn't Tony Stark smart enough, though, to know that this is exactly what ...
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1answer
623 views

Why are children not allowed to play a role in adult films, but allowed in R-rated films?

Why are children not allowed to play a role in adult films, but allowed in R-rated films? We all know R-rated films are not suitable for kids, but children played roles in R-rated films like Shining &...
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1answer
52 views

Are there any Indian movies which contain breaking the fourth wall?

India produces the second most movies after Hollywood. So does the trope of breaking the fourth wall exist in Indian movies?
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2answers
464 views

Is he Daenerys' nephew?

Based on the final episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones, we learn that Jon is not the bastard child of Ned Stark but rather his nephew. Seeing as Lyanna was taken by the Targaryen's, does that mean ...
7
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1answer
47 views

Why do almost all Woody Allen movies contain the same font style?

Why do almost all Woody Allen movies contain the same font style of opening and closing credits? I've watched Blue Jasmine, Match Point and Vicky Cristina Barcelona. All 3 movies contain the same ...
2
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0answers
66 views

Why did Will need to speak first in the film “Good Will Hunting”?

In one of the therapy sessions, Will and Sean do not speak to each other. Professor Lambeau asks Sean why he didn't say anything and Sean replies by saying that Will is the one who needs to speak ...
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2answers
2k 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 ...
5
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2answers
3k views

Why E.T. moves towards Yoda like kid calling “Home Home”?

In the 1982 classic, E.T., when Elliot and Mike take E.T. out on Halloween, E.T. sees people dressed up in bizarre costumes, but when a kid dressed up like Yoda walks aside, E.T is seen rushing ...
3
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0answers
73 views
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What is the meaning of this conversation between Dr. Hafez and the former Anck-Su-Namun?

In the movie The Mummy Returns (2001), sequel to the highly famous The Mummy (1999), soon after the protagonists capture the bracelet of Anubis from a place near the banks of the river Nile, we are ...
9
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4answers
28k views

How was the flu so deadly in Season 4 of The Walking Dead?

In AMC's The Walking Dead, how did the flu take out so much of the population? Me and people I've known have gotten plenty of them. The only time I hear of them killing people is extremely weak and ...
18
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3answers
5k views

Does the Dory-like fish actually have a short-term memory loss?

As the characters of "Finding Nemo" are amazingly close to reality, I was wondering whether the fish which was portrayed as "Dory" in the film actually has a short term memory loss problem in reality?
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1answer
78 views

Identify post apocalyptic American movie from 80s, mostly set in desert like enviroment

Last seen on tv as a child in late 80 or early 90s. Only clue i have is that its a bunch of people traveling in a desert like environment looking for survivors and scavenging food. Once scene is in ...
35
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4answers
95k views

Why were the villagers and the axe-wielding hitman brothers crawling towards a shrine?

At the start of Season 3 Breaking Bad, we see a bunch of villagers and Tuco's cousins crawling on their bellies towards some shrine where they put a drawing of Walter White as some kind of "offering". ...
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1answer
44 views

When does Caleb Haas' alter ego Mark Raymond appear?

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.
4
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0answers
31 views

What is the first movie to hear reciever voice in phone?

In classic movies, they simply mute other person's voice in phone conservation scenes. So what is the first movie to hear receiver voice in phone?
2
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0answers
67 views

Why was Medivh hostile towards Khadgar?

I just watched the Warcraft movie and I'm a bit confused about this scene( Medivh meeting Khadgar in Karazhan for the first time in the movie), namely: Medivh ...
3
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1answer
78 views

A woman turns her husband in to the police and later trains in self defence to protect herself from him?

This one's been driving me crazy! I remember watching it during the 1990s, but it may have been made earlier than that. Probably an American movie. The first scene I remember is the woman finding ...
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1answer
101 views

Late 60's early 70's horror film with a woman in a mental ward, repeatedly says “hey niney niney” [on hold]

I am trying to find out the name of a movie I watched with my brothers and sisters back in the late 60's. It may have been from the early 70's though. It was a horror movie, and the main character ...
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0answers
41 views

1980s movie about a family terrorized by a gang [on hold]

I believe this movie was from the 1980s. A family (mom, dad and teenage girl and boy) are terrorized by a gang. I remember the girl was assaulted and the father tries to protect his family from this ...
7
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1answer
314 views

Why is Daenerys now able to command her dragons?

In episodes 9 and 10 of season six, we see Daenerys ride her dragons and destroy/capture the enemy fleet. Then she sails off with her armada, with the dragons flying overhead. If I remember correctly ...
2
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1answer
21 views

Why did Joy Birch mention Keller's name at the hospital?

After Joy Birch mentions Keller's name at the hospital in Prisoners, Keller rushes off as Loki chases him in the hospital, then to a car chase outside. Loki loses Keller. So why did Joy Birch mention ...
0
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1answer
72 views

Old animated (possibly Japanese) VHS film set in space (takes place on spaceship) [on hold]

At least from 2001 and onwards. The film was set in space on a spaceship. It was mostly populated by women, but it might have also been entirely populated by women. They had space guns, and it ...
9
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2answers
1k views

Wouldn't Thaddeus Bradley having all of the money stuffed into his car demonstrate his innocence?

For the Four Horseman's final trick, they steal a safe and pack all of the money into Thaddeus Bradley's car in a way that would prevent you from being able to get into the car, let alone drive it. At ...
2
votes
1answer
104 views

Comedy movie about a murder in small town?

I can't remember the title of a comedy movie in which the protagonist (a middle aged woman) moves from a big city (if I remember correctly it was London) to a small town, in which a small cooking ...
4
votes
1answer
486 views

How did Robert's visit to Claire's house help the plot?

In The Best Offer, why does Robert (Sturgess) manoeuvre Oldman (Rush) to take him along when he has dinner with Claire? How does this help his scheme?
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4answers
282 views

Open brain surgery/torture scene?

I'm looking for the name of a horror movie I saw when I was young that left me scarred. The one scene I remember was a torture scene in which a patient is strapped into a seated position in an ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

Who makes the arrows in TV show Arrow?

Arrow I was searching for the source of arrows but had no luck. In S01 there were some mentions that Oliver Queen made arrows for himself. I think I saw some scenes too of making arrows by Oliver ...
4
votes
2answers
506 views

Was this Cersei's plan?

In the Game of Thrones season 6 finale, we see King Tommen commit suicide. Meanwhile we see that Cersei already dressed up like the Queen for her inauguration. Before committing suicide, a servant ...
0
votes
1answer
159 views

The mechanics of creating a White Walker

We saw a few episodes ago Leaf creating a White Walker with what looks to be a Dragonglass dagger. It was unclear from that scene whether the stabbing itself initiates the transformation or if there ...
3
votes
3answers
400 views

Why do sieges work in Westeros?

By my understanding, at the start of Game of Thrones, summer has been going on for 10 years, this might be wrong though. Anyhow, Petyr Baelish reveals to the small council that Kings Landing has ...
3
votes
1answer
128 views

Both young and old Donnie Smith lives in the same timeline?

In the movie Magnolia there is a scene where the quiz show What do kids know celebrate its 33rd year featuring young Donnie Smith. At the same time Claudia watches the programme (she actually watches ...
4
votes
2answers
282 views

What's the significance of Shireen's stag?

In Game of Thrones S6E9, Ser Davos went for a walk just before the battle and found a stag (assuming that will be the one he gifted to Shireen). So what is the significance of this scene and what does ...
2
votes
1answer
151 views

Why did gravity temporarily reverse when the mothership landed?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence, When the mothership landed, it seemed that gravity was displaced over a wide area. It landed somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, but gravity was temporarily nullified, ...
21
votes
1answer
4k views

Does the Joker love Harley Quinn?

I have seen Harley Quinn and Joker together so many times in Batman: The Animated Series. Now waiting for Suicide Squad I want to know a bit more about their relationship in the existing TV shows they ...
3
votes
1answer
41 views

Why is it called “Eastern Promises”?

The plot of the movie Eastern Promises depends on Russian gangsters and prostitution things. I didn't find the word "promise" in any expression of the movie's characters. Why is it called "Eastern ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Thriller about a group of kidnappers wearing Santa Claus masks and taking a group of kidnapees into a cave? [on hold]

I'm looking for a thriller about a group of kidnappers wearing Santa Claus masks and taking a group of kidnapees into a cave. It could be from the early 90s or thereabouts. I remember very little from ...
18
votes
8answers
3k views

Why does Jeanie help Ferris out at the end of Ferris Bueller's Day Off?

One thing I have never understood about one of my favorite movies, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": why does Jeanie decide to help Ferris out at the end of the movie and save him from being busted by Mr. ...
2
votes
0answers
72 views

How do they shoot helicopter/aeroplane blast/crash scenes?

Many action movies have a scene where they show a plane or helicopter blast/crash. Seeing as how planes are very costly and it includes various dangers, they wouldn't try to crash real ones. In ...
6
votes
2answers
751 views

To which degree are movies filmed simultaneously in different languages?

After having watched the Tamil movie Raavanan I was surprised to learn that there is also, Raavan, a Hindi version of this movie, which was produced and released simultaneously by the same director ...

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