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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 ...
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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): ...
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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?
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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 ...
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Help identifying TV show/movie with disabled kid and angry father

I don't know what spurred the curiosity about this, but a while back, maybe 10-15 years I saw a movie/show on TV (I feel like it was on Lifetime but I could be way off) where a disabled child and his ...
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Movie About a Turbulent Girl

I have been searching for a movie that I saw 5-6 years ago. It was about a divergent girl who (I assume) has psychological problems. Details that I remember: It looked like the movie was shot around ...
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Movie about two teenage groups, one of these groups where fans of Prince

The recent pass away of Prince made me think about a movie I watched as kid, about 20 years ago. I watched it on TV and I'm quite sure it was from the 80s. It was most probably American. The plot ...
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When sending the picture, how did Jesse know Walt put his money in a black barrel?

In the last season of Breaking Bad, Jesse has an idea on how to fool Walt and find where he hides his money, to help out Hank catches him. Jesse sends a picture to Walt showing money in the exact same ...
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Why didn't Tommen rescue those arrested in Season 5?

In Game of Thrones season 5, King Tommen' wife, brother by law, and his mother would be finally put into prison for violating sacred laws. Why did he not rescue them? The army had enough strength to ...
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Different Wally West? [closed]

I read in this article that Wally West is the 3rd Flash. I also read that his father is named Rudolph. This got me confused. As someone who has never read The Flash, is this some different Wally West? ...
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Frame rates of early movies

If I am correct, films run at 24 fps. Early, we saw jerky and rapid movements of people. This was, I think, 16 fps. However, we have seen earlier films (like the first kiss) at 24 fps it seems. Also ...
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The Flash - Timeline Remnant theory

I just finished watching latest episode of The Flash - Versus Zoom and got little confused what a "Timeline Remnant" actually means. In this episode we learn about Zoom's origin and his connection to ...
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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 ...
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Greek God Pan playing his flute leads the children out of the village [on hold]

Searching for an old movie, I believe it was black and white, about the Greek God Pan playing his flute. I thought it was Kirk Douglas who played Pan but cannot find it on his website. All the ...
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Where was Rhonda's/AF709's off switch?

In the TV series My Living Doll, Julie Newmar played robot AF709 (supposedly the origin of the name 'Seven of Nine'). I know that she had an OFF switch, but where was it?
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In Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Did Pee-Wee Use the Boomerang Bow-Tie?

Near the beginning of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Pee-Wee buys a loud horn for his bike from Chuck's Bike-O-Rama and three items from Mario's Joke Shop: 1. Trick Gum; 2. Headlight Glasses; and 3. A red ...
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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 ...
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Woman trying to find her child or husband begins to fade away or turn invisible

It has been some years since I saw this movie, and I don't remember much of it, but what I do remember is about this woman, I think she is trying to find her child or husband, if I remember right she ...
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Why did touching Carpet not collapse the cave?

In the Disney classic Aladdin (1992), Aladdin is warned not to touch anything except the lamp. But Both he and Apu touch the magic carpet, Carpet. Why was Carpet excluded from that rule?
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Why is the title “Memento” in Spanish? [closed]

The title of the Memento (2000) by Christopher Nolan can be translated as "Remember" in English, which I imagine relates directly to the movie plot. What I do not understand is why is the title ...
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Has the denouement of Limitless been retconned?

In the closing scenes of Limitless, Bradley Cooper's character Eddie Morra reveals that However, in the TV show of the same name, Morra suggests to Brian Finch that Even if he was lying to ...
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Why do punches sound like a “slap” in older movies?

Almost all of the of the older movies (from 25-40 years ago) that feature fighting scenes seem to have a very common depiction of a punch that sounds like a slap. I could never understand why did they ...
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Why does a character talk to the back of another character?

This seems to be commonplace in action TV series in movies: our hero talks to the villain, there is some exposition and instead of facing each other as civilised people tend to do, the villain will ...
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1answer
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Why doesn't the Flash have lightning fast reactions?

This has bothered me for a while now in The Flash. Barry can run faster than anyone or anything and while running, he almost never bumps into anything. You would assume you need a super fast reaction ...
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Why doesn't Mike Ross have a profile in Sheila's documents when he already went to Harvard?

In season 3 or 4, Louis Litt digs through Sheila's documents trying to find the profile of Mike Ross, but he is unable to -- indicating that Mike Ross never went to Harvard. But, in another ...
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What were the words used by Frasier and Niles Crane as a synonym for conundrum?

In one of the episodes of Frasier (I cannot recall the exact episode number) the brothers are describing a difficult situation, using different words. I believe some of those were in different ...
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Did Sean Gullette actually trepan himself in Pi (1998)?

In the final scene of Pi, we see the character depicted by Sean Gullette put a drill directly to a tumorous bulge on his head. There's a noticeable blood splatter and the character doesn't flinch. In ...
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French or Scandinavian movie about deaf teenage runaways

Foreign film, most likely french or Scandinavian Based on two deaf teenagers Romantic movie the boy is being bullied in school, he also happens to be on the water-polo team, the girls family doesn't ...
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2answers
135 views

How much of Jungle Book (2016) is CGI?

In Jungle Book, I could tell the boy was real and the animals were CGI, but the landscape and accessories I could not tell. For example, Mowgli handles various vines and baskets. Are those real? What ...
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1answer
358 views

Why did Flash completely avoid mentioning Supergirl?

In Flash S02E18 "Versus Zoom", Flash accidentally passes through a blue portal during his speed test and after his return he asks how much time has passed. It's surely a nod to the crossover episode, ...
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How did they film the motorcycle jump in Point Break (2015)?

The 2015 Point Break remake features a large number of spectacular stunts. Most of these stunts are claimed to be genuine and performed by highly skilled stuntmen. In one of the opening scenes a jump ...
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Animated Movie with a rotating dinner table! [on hold]

My daughter remembers seeing an animated movie with the following descriptions: Family with many children. Father loses his job. Dinner table rotates so everyone can share their food. Strange shaped ...
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2answers
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How does Clara's name get on Doc's tombstone in 1885?

I've been thinking about something. At the beginning of BTTF 3, when they find Doc's tombstone, it says something about Clara's love... BUT... Clara and Doc would not have met at the time the ...
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1answer
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Were gladiators forced to fight in historical reenactments, as they did in “Gladiator”?

In the 2000 movie Gladiator, Maximus is forced to fight in a gladiator coliseum in a reenactment of the Battle of Zama. He is on the team of the Carthaginians, who are expected to lose as they did ...
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Roman Mysteries: differences between books and TV adaptation?

The Roman Mysteries book series by Caroline Lawrence, published between 2001 and 2009, is a sort of ancient-history version of Enid Blyton, featuring four children who act as detectives solving ...
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In the end of Gattaca, Dr. Lamar calls Vincent by his true name. How did he know Vincent's name?

It doesn't show Vincent's name on the ID card after Lamar tested the urine sample of Vincent/Jermone:
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What's the name of this horror movie about an infected animal?

I watched a movie around 15 years ago about a creature which in the first scene could not be seen but it was captured by some animal traffickers that were trying to run away Indigenous peoples. And ...
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1answer
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How old is grandma in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2?

The Grandma, played by Bess Meisler in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is lovable comic relief for the movie. But when the neighbours in movie were wondering how old the Grandma is, it got me wondering ...
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Why does the old woman in the film The Survivalist die?

In The Survivalist, why does the old woman in the film poison herself and die?
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Is there any reason why mostly technology deprived planets are pictured in the Star Wars movies?

Just watched the Force Awakens, and I noticed that once again, mainly low-tech planets are shown in the movie, which is at odds with the technology described. Jakku seems to be a garbage dump, the ...
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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 ...
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Is the movie Bridge of Spies really based on real event?

Is the movie Bridge of Spies really based on real event? Can anybody give me some kind of reference of this event in any book or Wikipedia article? I would like to confirm it myself.
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Teens go in the woods and everyone dies one by one

Guys do you know the movie where a group of teens go in the woods and everyone of them dies one by one, first the boy lured in the woods in the car something like that then he thought that the cow is ...
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Identify foreign film about a young boy and girl, and an ogre in a forest

On late night Australian television, I once watched a foreign film (possibly French, but I'm not sure). It is a live action colour film, and seemed to be based off a fairytale story. I started part ...
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Short film with Rupert in credits

In the early 90s I'd swear I saw a short film on Bravo. It was either the end of a short film or full length feature. I'm leaning toward short film though. I seem to remember someone named Rupert in ...
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Identify this thriller / dark comedy? older guy harasses couple ('90s, probably)

I have seen this film on television about 15-20 years ago or so, probably it's been made in the '90s, maybe from the US, and for television directly, but I'm not sure. I've seen it in Hungarian ...
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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 ...
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How did Joker get his bloody scar?Is the story about the scar told by him true? [duplicate]

The Joker is one of the most purposely ambiguous characters in all of fiction - we're not supposed to know why or how the Joker became the delinquent that we've all become oddly obsessed with these ...
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1answer
144 views

What was the name of this old movie?

I saw a few glimpses of this film on TV around 16 or 17 years ago. I was very young and so my parents changed the channel. All I remember is that it was set in some very old days (not even sure which ...
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Unknown older short movie about a traveling carnival troupe

I'm looking for the name of a short movie that I saw in 1973 and it was already an older one. I'm quite sure it was in black-and-white. It's about a very, very small walking traveling carnival ...

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