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On whose side is the barkeeper?

During the Inglourious Basterds' meeting with Bridget von Hammersmark in the basement bar, the bar's owner and bartender is always around and observing the events and ultimately taking part in the ...
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The Valley (Obscured by Clouds) ending

In the cult film, 'The Valley' (also known as 'La Vallée'), the final scene shows the starving and near-dead adventurers on the crest of a hill. The principal actress mutters '...I can see the ...
2
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2answers
329 views

How is Cooper's age justified?

In Interstellar the course of events to my knowledge is the following: The time taken to travel from Earth to the wormhole is 2yrs (Aggregate = 2). After that we don't know how much time passed on ...
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1answer
93 views

How does Murph know whether Dr. Brand is alive?

In Interstellar the data transmission was only one way, that is, from The Earth to the spaceship, and not the other way, then how does Murph know that Dr. Brand is alive?
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53 views

Why Max and Caroline are poor in 2 Broke Girls

In 2 Broke Girls Max and Caroline work at the diner and they do extra jobs (selling cupcakes and other stuff). So they have two salaries, but even then they can't afford toilet paper! How is that ...
7
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1answer
1k views

How does Cooper get out of the black hole?

In the movie Interstellar, Cooper (played by Matthew McConaughey) enters a black hole and sends a message to Murph (his daughter). Later, he is found by rangers, but I don't understand how he gets ...
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1answer
23 views

Why does Sin call Roy as Abercombie?

In the TV show Arrow, why does Sin call Roy as Abercombie? Is it because the red hoodie he wears is of brand Abercrombie & Fitch ? Wikipedia says the actor (Colton Lee Haynes) modelled for the ...
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1answer
169 views

Is there any term for the following subgenres of horror movies?

Horror movies can be basically divided into two broad categories: Where the 'villain' is a supernatural being. As in Exorcist, Conjuring etc.. Where the 'villain' is a human, usually a serial ...
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233 views

How can humans travel to 12 different planets in Interstellar?

In the movie Interstellar humanity tries to save humanity by colonizing planets by using a wormhole which leads to another galaxy. While the protagonist travels through the wormhole his crewmate says ...
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Season 2: Why was Penny searching for magnetic anomalies?

In the Lost Season Finale 2, some people detect a magnetic anomaly and call Penny. I have seen the whole series, but I cannot say how Penny is aware of huge magnetic forces and the search of Desmond. ...
2
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1answer
34 views

Girl in refugee camp drowns toddler

Something I watched accidentally about 9-10 years ago. It was a subtitled movie based around a young boy 10-12 with shaved head, a girl 7-9 and another young boy around 2. It was based in what seemed ...
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2answers
1k views

How can Kryptonians shoot lasers from their eyes?

I understand that the earth's yellow sun gives Kryptonian an extra boost but why can they shoot lasers out of their eye? What kind of eye structure will support this kind of energy output and not ...
14
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2answers
3k views

Did Ra's al Ghul have a hand in the murder of Bruce's parents?

In the film, Liam Nielson's character states something along the lines that they had tried to destroy Gotham once before via economics, but some stubborn citizens (Bruce's parents) kept things afloat. ...
2
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2answers
628 views

Why would the satellite debris have followed the Tiangong out of orbit?

The antagonist of the film Gravity is a wave of shrapnel which circles the earth every 90 minutes. The result of a "controlled destruction" of a defunct Russian Satellite (what is this, the cold ...
15
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1answer
51k views

What does the three finger salute mean in Hunger Games?

In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, there is a three finger salute that is constantly shown, sometimes with whistle sound. But what does this three finger salute mean?
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53 views

find an old movie

I am looking for an old movie but I don't remember exact details of it. A family had to move so the father and his boy went to find a new spot to build a house, they found a house in the woods and the ...
2
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1answer
157 views

IMAX DMR vs 35mm film

I am planning to watch Interstellar, but I'm wondering which version I should watch. It has been released on a wide variety of media, among them classic 35mm film and IMAX. So I'm not sure if I should ...
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2answers
2k views

Was Frank Fitts gay or not?

In the movie American Beauty, we see Colonel Frank Fitts tried to kiss Lester Burnham just before the latter was killed. Why did he try to do so? At first, I thought Frank himself was a gay too. But ...
3
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1answer
52 views

Was Felicity Smoak always planned to be a main character in Arrow?

According to the trivia section of this article "Emily Bett Rickards was originally only intended to appear as Felicity in 'Lone Gunmen'." The wording doesn't make it clear if they meant that the ...
2
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1answer
521 views

Why does Lorelei shoot Jason Lennon in S05E16?

In the episode "There Will be Blood", Lorelei tracks down the people she believes to be behind her sister's abduction and murder, and exacts revenge. The second culprit (Jason) admits to being an ...
2
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1answer
70 views

Why are TV shows not aired at the same time across the World?

It's not as bad now, but it used to be the case that in the UK an American TV show would air, and we would only be able to watch it months later. Sometimes when we got the first episode, in the US ...
7
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2answers
413 views

How did the prosecution know what Bates said?

In the 2012 Downton Abbey Christmas Special, the prosecution seems to have a very good idea of all sorts of things Mr. Bates said in various "private" moments - during a side conversation with Anna ...
5
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4answers
1k views

How does Optimus heal himself in Age of extinction?

In Age of extinction, in the scene where Optimus is on the road with Cade and Tessa (after they take refuge in the broken down gas station), he transforms into a shiny new Western Star 4900 Phantom ...
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6answers
2k views

What did they use to make the Jetsons flying car sound effects?

How did the Foley artist make the futuristic Jetson flying car sounds in 1962?
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2answers
517 views

Two inept agents with an accent listen to classical music while driving

I recall watching a movie that would have been made in the 80's or 90's that involved two male agents who wore black suits, had a foreign accent, and were operating in the United States. The pair were ...
4
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1answer
307 views

Identify a film about a kidnapped child returning to his mother as an adult

Any help with the below would be well appreciated! It is an American live action film. I watched it on TV in the UK in the 80s. I don't think it had a theatre release. There were no famous actors ...
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1answer
24 views

Person of Interest - Where Finch snoops on a bunch of webcams in an apartment building?

I'm trying to figure out which Person of Interest episode had a certain scene. I don't recall the particular plot of the episode, but the scene I'm looking for had Finch set up in an apartment with ...
1
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1answer
37 views

In the “False Prophet” scene, what is Daniel Plainview eating?

What is Daniel Plainview eating in the last scene of There will be blood as he is forcing Eli to recite "I am a false prophet, God is a superstition!" before killing him?
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1answer
106 views

Identify horror movie with four aliens attacking a small town

Summary: English language movie set in rural America. Saw it in the 80's, but could be a 70's movie. Had a B-movie vibe to it. Alien spaceship crashes in the woods next to a small town. The aliens ...
6
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1answer
804 views

House of Lies freeze frame effect - how is it done?

In watching House of Lies two notable things for me are the parts where Don Cheadle's character breaks the fourth wall (a la Spacey in the similarly named House of Cards) and the freeze frame effect. ...
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0answers
59 views

Was “Democratic Republic of China” a mistake, or deliberate?

In the episode "The First Lesson" of "Mind Your Language", Chung Su-Lee says that she's from the "Democratic Republic of China". However, in real life, China is called the People's Republic of China. ...
6
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3answers
828 views

What is the meaning of the line “This mustn't register on an emotional level”?

In the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes during the bare fist fight scene early on in the movie, Sherlock tries to leave the fight after but is then humiliated by his opponent who spits at him. He then ...
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1answer
141 views

Why did Kubrick avoid a direct explanation to “Clockwork orange”'s meaning?

I am curious about a significant difference between the book and the movie of "A clockwork orange". In the novel by Burgess, "A clockwork orange" is a sort of meta-title; when Alex and his friends ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

What is the “prayer” being said when Elsa was being crowned?

During Elsa's crowning, specifically when she's holding the royal scepter and orb, the priest is chanting in a foreign language (which I presume is a prayer) and ends his speech with "Queen Elsa!", ...
12
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1answer
573 views

Strange action in Psycho

In Psycho (the original), Martin Balsam, as Arbogast, exits his car by sliding across to the passenger side and getting out through the right hand door. Why? I am guessing that either the car was not ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

Canon reason that Ned is no longer on South Park

Basically, what happened to Ned? I don't remember an episode where he was killed off or anything.
0
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1answer
59 views

“Hope you like turkey!” - what's funny about that?

In Looking For Richard (1996), Al Pacino said "Hope you like turkey!", when he didn't get the permit. What's funny about that? And why is he unable to get a permit?
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1answer
45 views

Question about a line from Frankie and Johnny

In Frankie and Johnny, Frankie says: Aspiration? Have you been shaving again? What's funny about this line?
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1answer
75 views

Movie where bad guy looks into album to find good guy [closed]

Looking for a movie which has the below scene: Bad guy doesn't know who the good guy is so he looks into a marriage album which has different groups. Since he doesn't know in which group the hero is, ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Before I Go to Sleep - plot issue

On the last day of the plot of Before I Go to Sleep, Ben/Mike is shown in his car as he leaves the house for the day. On the passenger seat is a second phone that is ringing. That phone shows that the ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Midnight premieres no longer first showing of movie

I recently noticed when I went to see Interstellar, at midnight, that there was an 8:00 showing of the movie, 4 hours before the movie was supposed to launch. I went to get Hunger Games tickets, and ...
2
votes
1answer
298 views

Movie that uses USB-Holo Table interface?

I'm trying to remember all the uses of Quantum of Solace 'Holo Tables' (alá Pixelsense) in recent movies, and there is one example that (whilst I can recall the imagery) I can't locate what movie it's ...
2
votes
1answer
190 views

Condition of Earth in Interstellar

What caused the earth condition in Interstellar in the first place? Was it global warming that caused the dust storms because of soil erosion?
0
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1answer
56 views

Early 80s USA horror comedy with a pool monster

The whole movie takes place inside a family's house, as I recall. They have a big pool downstairs. The wife or daugter/son dissapears or are swalloved by a "pool monster" because a creature lives in ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

USA Horror\Slasher from late 70s\early 80s with a crazy old woman

A "classic" plot where a bunch of youth come to a house. One after another is slayed with a kind of hatchet or a cane, I don't remember. In large parts of the movie we only see the back or the hands ...
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0answers
88 views

Two frightened kids in a cabin in the snowy woods

I can't remember much, but this movie, possibly TV movie terrified me. All I can picture is two kids in a cabin in the woods (I think a boy and a girl, but could be two girls). I think these kids ...
4
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0answers
118 views

Two boys are in love with a young blonde girl who gets killed

I'm looking for a movie which story is about a young blonde girl who moved (I think) to a new town where two boys (brothers?) fell in love with her as she grows older and loses her braces. This girl ...
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0answers
65 views

Married couple roleplays in movie scenes [closed]

It is a movie about a husband and wife who role play in a number of different movie scenes. They had lost a child and were trying to forget the death. I thought the husband was Mark Strong, but I ...
9
votes
2answers
11k views

What was Daniel Craig's character's name?

In the movie Layer Cake, Daniel Craig stars as a drug dealer. His name is not mentioned throughout the movie. He was even credited as "XXXX", he also said near the end, that if you knew his name, you ...
11
votes
3answers
470 views

A cartoon about two men in top hats chasing after a girl in distress

I remember watching a movie on Cartoon Network as a child with two men in top hats chasing after a girl in these very colorful, very vivid scenes. The only characters are the two men in top hats, the ...

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