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What is this movie about a time travelling genie?

I faintly recall seeing a movie with one thousand and one nights motif. The twist of this movie is, there is a genie who is banished to 20th century London. His lamp in old Arabia is connected to TV ...
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Why and how did sherlock fake his death? [duplicate]

At the end of the second season of Sherlock (from BBC 1), we see that sherlock tries to fake his death. The next session begins with an explanation of his method (using a rope and Moriarty's corpse). ...
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Who is this actor in picture? [closed]

Does anyone know who is this boy? I think he is an actor but im not sure
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Changes to the animation of Peter Griffin [closed]

At some point, around season 7, the animation in Family Guy changed for the better. They used to look melancholy, with sad eyes, but now Peter's eyes are sort of "maddened." Specifically, when did ...
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1answer
194 views

How Accurate is House of Cards to real life?

How accurate is the issues in House of Cards to real life with Congress? In other words, with how Frank gets people to vote for his cause, how Remy buys people, and how Jacky is a backstabber is ...
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130 views

This is a movie of a female assassin with a boyfriend who has the heart on the wrong side

This movie is Asian, probably Japanese. It is at least ten years old. The story is as follows: a female assassin falls in love with a guy, but her boss wants the guy dead. He has situs inversus (i.e. ...
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How many people are there onboard the train in Snowpiercer (2013)?

Just watched Snowpiercer (2013), and it made me wonder how many people are there onboard of the train. It's not mentioned during the movie, and I couldn't find it on the Internet. Only the number of ...
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Film making artist hired by a rich old man

I want to know the name of a film The trailer I remember seeing had a film making artist who shoots beautiful scenes such as birds flying and stuff like that. A rich old man hires him and asks him to ...
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WWII comedy with two GIs in a basement

Two GIs are in the basement of a European house with a butler. They finally decide to escape. They escape to a movie set of WWII and find out that the war is over. They go to LA and write a book and ...
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Is Kishōtenketsu a viable narrative structure for a science fiction film? [closed]

If you don’t know what Kishōtenketsu is, it is basically a type of narrative structure used mostly in China and Japan and consisting of four parts: Ki (起?): Topic toss or introduction, what ...
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1answer
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What was with that scene with Glenn and Daryl?

A few episodes back, there was a scene at the very end where Daryl and Glenn step out of a car. Daryl and Glenn haven't seen each other all season. Was that some kind of dream sequence, or was it ...
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What was the motivation and fate of the Polish Jew?

Nearing the end of his journey in As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (orig.: So weit die Füße tragen), when Clemens is in Kazakhstan, he is recognized as a German by a man named Igor who invites him into ...
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37 views

Film involving adventure and a lone individual on quest [closed]

I want to watch a movie that has a similar structure to the bourne series- any recommendations.
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540 views

Why was Mason Verger in a wheelchair?

In Hannibal (2001), we get some back story on Mason Verger and Hannibal Lecter. During this back story, Mason is a young and fit individual, but as we see, a little too eager to party. Hannibal has ...
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2answers
1k views

Does Resurrection have a clear end? [closed]

I don't want to start watching the series "Resurrection" if it has no clear plot direction or conclusion. I've been burned by the likes of "Lost" and I don't want to go through that again. Is ...
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1answer
113 views

In Breaking Bad how did the masked men break into Skyler's home?

This happened towards the end of Series 5. Hank had just been killed; Walt was on the run and the police were trying to track him down; Skyler was under investigation by the police for suspected ...
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What does the “keep the fruit” term mean in Casino Royale?

In Casino Royale, when everyone orders Bond's martini cocktail, Felix Leiter, the CIA agent, says to the bartender "keep the fruit". What was he trying to say? What fruit is he referring to? Also was ...
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Is the man with no name the same character?

This is a question I tried to find an answer off of a comment by Napoleon on a different question. The man with no name is the central character in what is commonly called the "Dollars trilogy", ...
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259 views

What exactly is Billy Cole?

In Fright Night (1985) Billy Cole is described as Jerry Dandrige's "day guard". During the movie Charlie mentioned Billy wasn't a vampire because Billy was seen walking around in the sunlight. As ...
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1answer
27 views

Did Zorba the Greek borrow a section from Don Quixote?

I watched Zorba the Greek last night; I am currently re-reading Don Quixote (actually creating a paragraph-by-paragraph Spanish/English edition). Is the scene from Zorba the Greek where the beautiful ...
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2answers
182 views

Has missing information been provided for the time between the Veronica Mars TV series and the movie?

The Veronica Mars TV series ended with unfinished mysteries and unanswered questions. The Veronica Mars movie takes place 10 years after the end of the TV series. During those 10 years, Veronica ...
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1answer
68 views

How did Ben Richards Know Sub Zero's name in The Running Man

How did Ben Richards know Subzero's name in The Running Man Hey Killian, here is subzero, now, plain zero. I can't imagine they had TV in prison, and he never had the chance to watch an episode ...
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86 views

Are Greg House's Life Lessons Accurate? [closed]

Some of Gregory House's life lessons regarding people throughout the TV show House M.D. are, from memory: Everyone lies. Everyone is an idiot. Parents mess up their kids, regardless of being a good ...
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106 views

Why CSI members always use flashlight to examine a crime scene?

I usually watch CSI a lot with my wife so we have this question: When they start to seek for evidences they always use flashlights, even when they are in a room that has no energy suppression. I ...
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128 views

To which degree were Spaghetti Westerns influenced by Italian Neorealism?

After the chaos of WWII and the Mussolini-government the largely devastated Italian film industry developed the so-called Italian Neorealism, which distanced itself from the epic studio productions ...
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Ultimately, who was the Scranton Strangler?

Throughout the U.S. version of The Office, there were many hints (or red herrings?) that Toby Flenderson, who served on the jury which convicted George Howard Skub as the Scranton Stranger, was ...
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123 views

Name of film in which some boy built spaceship

I saw some film on Disney Channel years ago. It was about one boy and his relative, who built spaceship to deliver some package to another ship which was in the space. When they tested the ship, it ...
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190 views

Identify a sci-fi movie about intelligent aliens who attack an outpost

I remember watching a movie a while ago about "intelligent" dog like aliens with like a spike or weapons in their tail (like a chimera) who had their home planet colonized by humans. The humans ...
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2answers
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Theme from the short-lived series “Girls Club”

What was the theme song in David E. Kelley's short-lived TV series Girls Club? According to Wikipedia the opening theme is "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" by Laura Dawn", but ...
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1answer
395 views

Is there any significance in Capt. Jack Sparrow being called Mr. Smith in the first Pirates of the Carribean?

So in the first Pirates of the Caribbean, The Curse of the Black Pearl, when Jack Sparrow first arrives at the port, the man asks him for a schilling and his name in order to "tie up his boat" in the ...
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1answer
76 views

german movie about female assassin who frames a man

The movie takes place in Germany, they visit Cologne. The movie was filmed probably around 2005 or 2006. The killer is a woman with long dark hair and uses a bow and arrow at some point. She's a good ...
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Two teenage girls set out to prove that their principal is a murderer

I can't remember the name of this movie but it's based around two teenage girls who live close to each other and communicate through walkie talkies when at their own homes. I think one is called Jane. ...
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What's on Rose's shoulder when she's contemplating suicide (Titanic)?

What's this black semicircle thing on Rose's left shoulder (scene where she's prepping to jump off Titanic)? It almost looks like a fake eyelash. It disappears after this shot, and afterward, is ...
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1answer
129 views

Who is this actress?

I have already tried to search her other pics, but, unfortunately, I don't know what her name is.
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64 views

Parallel Universe in Fringe

Fringe presents a wonderful concept of existence of a parallel universe. In one episode, Walter explains how the choices made by the people affect the lives in parallel universes. Of course, with time ...
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1answer
112 views

Why is Rake Called Rake?

Simple question. I have seen no reference to why the show is called Rake. The main character is not named anything that even resembles Rake. He does not work for a landscaping company. Does anyone ...
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2answers
51 views

Was it standard for studios to design/print posters for short films?

I'm able to find some movie posters on Google for old Disney shorts (the Mickey Mouse ones that ran 10 minutes or less), but not all of them. And I'm not entirely sure why it's hit and miss... was it ...
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1answer
952 views

How could Tyrell lose in chess so easily

The leader of the replicants was standing in the elevator with Sebastian (a Tyrell's employee). They were going to pay Tyrell a visit. Tyrell asked what does he (Sebastian) need? Then Sebastian ...
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298 views

A black and white movie about waking up

I recall an old Twilight Zone-type movie which begins with a car driving up to a house. There are a series of events/stories told via the characters in the house but at the end (after some ...
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183 views

Movies that are closed loops [closed]

In the movie Lost Highway, Fred Madison receives a message from an unknown man on the intercom of the front door of his house saying, "Dick Laurent is dead." At the end of the movie we see him giving ...
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4k views

What is the joke that Alfred knows in Batman Begins?

In Batman Begins, on his birthday, when Bruce Wayne, leaves just about his party is about to start, to save Rachel, he asks Alfred to engage the guests with a joke "Tell them that joke you know". What ...
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1answer
50 views

Is there any TV show which represents stories of Greece mythologies [closed]

Is there any TV show which represents stories of Greece mythologies. Like we have seen in movies Clash of the titans (1 and 2). I have been watching Atlantis but not really liking.
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2answers
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Is there any TV show which represents Alexander the Great's life (before and after)?

Is there any TV show (not documentary) which represents Alexander The Great's life, from his early beginnings to his successful military campaigns and then the state of Greece after his death? I'm ...
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1answer
119 views

Need For Speed DeLeon Actual legal consequences

So I watched Need For Speed the other day and was curious what the actual charges would be against Tobey as a result of that race? It seems like 180 days would be a bit short to me. If you haven't ...
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1answer
95 views

Where does the Addams' wealth come from?

In the Adams family movies, there is a large chamber full of gold, money and jewels. Where did the wealth come from? In the first Addams Family movie, there is a comment made about it being Fester's ...
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1answer
51 views

Movie about a wildlife adventure (probably 80s/90s)

I can't really give you a lot of details on this one. I'll just list everything I can remember: main characters are a group of kids/teenagers (2 of them might be brothers) might take place in a ...
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2answers
2k views

How did Andy Dufresne dig the tunnel if there was another cell next to his?

In Shawshank Redemption, how did Andy Dufresne dig a tunnel if there was a cell next to him. He had to go through it, yet he obviously didn't.
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189 views

Why does Rust keep checking for his pulse?

The character Rust, played by Mathew McConaughey in the TV series True Detective, Season 1, has quite a number of quirks or ticks. One of them is to check his pulse at times. His hand reaches out to ...
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32 views

Does the main title theme from JAG have a name?

I'm wondering that on the pilot soundtrack of JAG the main theme is segued into from "Engage and Destroy", but I don't think it's part of the same track. Does the title actually have a name, or just ...
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2answers
752 views

Spend a week in my mansion to inherit my money

I'm watching the Cinematic Titanic riff on Legacy of Blood and I'm interested in the background of the trope used. In the movie, a family leader dies and part of his will requires his family members ...

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