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Animated movie with remote control cars racing?

I'm looking for an old cartoon/anime. It was about a kid with an remote control car that did tricks (kind of like Speed Racer but with little R/C cars). The tracks would pop up out of no where and he ...
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Why doesn't John use a silencer?

John Reese, is a highly trained ex - CIA operative working with Harold who is a billionaire. He can buy all kinds of weapons as we have seen. But I noticed that he never uses a silencer for any of ...
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What are the implications of Thomas Blackburn?

During Banshee Chapter... I'm not sure how this 'revelation' has any impact on the proceedings of the film, it doesn't seem to change anything, other than the implication that people are ...
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Why wasn't Kaffee charged?

During the final court scene when Kaffee is confronting Jessup after his outburst, Kaffee gives him the following small speech: Don't call me son. I'm a lawyer, and an officer in the United States ...
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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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Did Heinzmann run into the truck on purpose?

At the end of The Defector (orig.: L'espion) Peter Heinzmann meets up with Prof. Bower and Agent Adams in West Germany after he defected (more or less due to his experiences in Bower's case). Yet we ...
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Why did Michael ditch his car in the river?

After getting bailed out of jail by Jesse, Michael finds Cybil in the trunk of his Cadillac. In the following scene, they end up in a field discussing what to do next. Of course, Michael wants to move ...
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Why a useful fact is not used in the latter part of the movie?

In this movie Jagten AKA The Hunt, Klara (the kid) gives a heart shaped object to Lucas as a gift and lies to school correspondent that Lucas gave the object to her. Why this fact is not used in the ...
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Stinkmeaner's Fighting Skills in The Boondocks

In Episode 4 of Season 1, "Granddad's Fight", of Aaron McGruder's The Boondocks, Huey eventually realizes that Colonel H. Stinkmeaner isn't any type of legendary samurai, but just an old man who got ...
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Was Nick sent to jail for shooting his friend?

In the CSI: NY episode "Battle Scars", Nick confesses he shot his friend (Jesse), but it was an accident and it was Jesse who planned all of this. In the end they believe he was telling the truth but ...
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Which Mad Men episode with Lane instructing Joan on what bills to pay and not pay?

I was wondering if anyone remembers the season and episode where Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (Don's new agency) is going through hard times and there is a scene where Lane calls Joan into an office ...
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What was Petit Pierre's contribution to the scheme in Micmacs?

In Micmacs, each member of Bazil's crew has a speciality. This includes Petit Pierre who can build impressive stuff (like automatons) out of just about anything. Each member assists in Bazil's plots ...
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158 views

Which actor plays young Harold Oxley on the picture with Mutt?

I have just rewatched Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), and this picture of young(er) Mutt with young Harold Oxley got me wondering: The thing is, young Harold looks to me ...
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Why does Liz change her wigs so frequently in the episode “Aus der Tiefe der Zeit”?

In the Dominik Graf directed Tatort episode "Aus der Tiefe der Zeit" Liz Bernard always wears a different wig in nearly each and every scene (the only scene when she doesn't seem to wear a wig is ...
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Would the plot have worked without Salino?

Would the plot of The Sting have worked if the character of Salino had never been introduced? While she does kill one of Lonnegan's other assassins, she doesn't appear to impact the plot in any other ...
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The confusion between Hooker and Kelly

In The Sting, a key element lies in the fact that Lonnegan and his people do not realise that Hooker and Kelly are the same person. Why is this? Questions to consider: How do Lonnegan's two goons ...
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154 views

What were the numbers shouted by the dwarf woman?

A dwarf woman character appeared a few times in The Best Offer, reciting some numbers. During her final appearance, the numbers and their meaning were obvious. During a previous scene, she probably ...
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Why wasn't another EVA performed to repair the communications array?

After the "hydrazine incident", why didn't Andrei go back out to repair the communications array? It didn't take very long to fix it on the ground. Fixing it would have allowed resumption of contact ...
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What is the meaning of this Snap Pops scene?

Near the end of the first third of the movie We Are What We Are, there is a scene of a kid asking for some food, and his sister putting some "Snap Pops" into his glass of milk. Then the kid whispers: ...
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Noelle and the 2nd Segment

What is the deal with Noelle in the 2nd segment of The Nines? I understand that she's supposed to be something like Melissa McCarthy's character, a 7 (or human) that has been allowed to remember all ...
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58 views

Does the wife know about Ja-sung's double life?

In the Korean gangster film, New World, does Ja-sung's wife know that he's actually a cop?
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Who was the auctioneer bidding on behalf of?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
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Were the characters of Tiwana, Lydia, and Calvin also in the book?

In the movie, Standing Up, there is an act that deals with Howie and Grace getting on a bus belonging to a different camp. This leads to a potential confrontation with racial undertones which, at ...
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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 ...
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Why does Gaby Hoffman's character leave?

In the Michael Cera indy film, Crystal Fairy, why does Gaby Hoffman's character leave at the end? Is she embarrassed that her secrets are out?
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Is the series based on a game?

While watching Huntik: Seekers and Secrets, something seemed odd how they would receive missions. If the mission involved an uncharted ruin the image they would get would show what it would look like, ...
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Heartfire Quotes in Arrested Development

In Arrested Development Season 4, Heartfire is sometimes subtitled while she is not facing the screen. Is there any list of her dialog that I may read?
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What's the relationship between Claire and Stephen in Southcliffe?

Has anyone worked out the relationship between Claire Salter and Stephen Morton yet? They both care for Stephen's mum. Claire appears to have an office job and so is unlikely to be a professional ...
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172 views

Can someone explain The Secret Agent's Blunder / Oshibka rezidenta?

I watched this 1969 Russian film with English subtitles [imdb link], but I found it hard to distinguish between the different characters. Thus, I still don't really understand what was going on. I ...
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Was Thomas' hand injury in the trenches impulsive or premeditated?

In Season two, Episode one of Downton Abbey, after having spent two years on the battlefront, Thomas deliberately gets shot in the hand by holding up a lighter and inviting the enemy's bullet. ...
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Does Chin Bo's crush also betray the rebels?

In the movie, Tai-Chi Master, does Chin Bo's crush know that he's about to betray them? Is she also in on it? She certainly looks like it during this scene: Yet, after the betrayal, she resists his ...
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What is the meaning of McCoy's reply?

At the end of the Law and Order episode "Innocence" (S20E16) A.D.A Cutter's former mentor (and opposing lawyer) reveals the secret that Cutter never made his bachelor's degree in order to discredit ...
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Why did Ashur face Spartacus's gladiator army alone?

Why did Ashur take such a foolish risk facing Spartacus's army all alone, resulting in his death at the hands of Naevia? It should have been so easy for him to run away. Why follow Glaber's commands ...
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Was the stutter intentional?

In the movie The Gamers: Dorkness Rising, the character Lodge says "no, you don't" at one point, but he kind of stutters it. This is the only time this character stutters in this movie. Was this an ...
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How do the Dallas movies fit between the old and new shows?

The last episode of the original Dallas aired in 1991. Two reunion movies were made. The first, J.R. Returns, aired in 1996. The second, War of the Ewings, aired in 1998. The series was revived in ...
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Why not just make him forget again?

In the TV Series, The Vampire Diaries, Elena(the main character), with the help of Damon, makes her brother Jeremy forget about the death of Vicky. After some time, her brother finds about it by ...
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Complaints about “Pati Sudharo Sansthan”?

In the 2010 hindi movie, Hello Darling, how come the victims of "Pati Sudharo Sansthan" never filed any police complain about it. It is surely illegal and should not be operating at all. How were ...
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What does the end scene in Aurora (Lithuania, 2012) mean?

In Aurora (a.k.a. Vanishing Waves), what is the meaning of the final scene, when they are running on the beach and he finally overtakes her?
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In the movie “$9.99”, are the sofa chairs in Tanita's apartment her ex-lovers?

Is it just an illusion that Lenny has when the sofa chairs in Tanita's apartment start talking to him about bone removal? Or were they really Tanita's ex-lovers? The reason I am asking is after Lenny ...
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What's with Mamet's dialogue style?

If one watches a David Mamet written and directed film, such as Heist (2001), Spartan (2004), or even Ronan (1998), it will quickly become apparent that the dialogue is, well, different. Often times ...
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Do King Benny and Fat Man know the whole story?

In the film Sleepers (1996), do Fat Man and King Benny know the whole story about what happened to the boys (rapes, beatings, etc.)? They seem to know everything, and they're going along with the ...
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Why did Veera keep saying “dan…dan…dan…danaka!” and what does it mean?

Veera, the protagonist of the Tamil movie Raavanan, used to repeat a specific phrase throughout the movie, which was one of the few things not translated in the dubbed version I watched. It sounded ...
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Brad Tonkin and Curtis Chen

In Continuum season 3, what is the relationship between Brad Tonkin and Curtis Chen? They have completely unrelated back-stories, but somehow they are shown teaming up to
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Opening credits dancing bones

I'm looking for a TV show/series that was on TV in the early to mid 70s. I was born in 1966 and remember watching this maybe 1973ish. My family remembers it but nobody can remember the title. I ...
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Why did Church believe Barney owed him?

In The Expendables 2 the team are sent in by Church because of the mess they made in Valena (he'd originally tried to hire the team to kill the General who ran the island). However after Barney and ...
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Looking for Movie's Title, 80's or early 90's buddy movie (with monsters)

I saw this movie late at night 15-20 years ago on cable. It is about two high school (or high school-aged) friends and they end up having to fight some monster/aliens/demons... I think it is a mix of ...
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A movie about a man changing a destiny set in early 20 century in usa

A movie set in early 20 century (perhaps 1930) in USA, made well before 2000. I remember only few scenes and I want to watch it again. It was about a man traveling across USA helping people fulfill ...
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Have Celebrity Big Brother contestants been pre-introduced off camera before production?

In watching the premiere of the British version of Celebrity Big Brother, a certain contestant 'White Dee' seems to be deliberately drawing attention to the artifice of the show, making suggestions ...
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Is Tony Arcaro based on a real-world personality?

The Miami Vice episode "Out Where the Buses Don't Run" (S02E03) is centered around deranged ex-detective Hank Weldon's hunt for the mysterious Tony Arcaro, who is described by him as Mr. founding ...
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Ex drug addict refused for blood/organ donation - TV show

My sister remembers a plot line from a series, probably a recent one, from the last few years. The plot involves a character who wants to donate blood (or maybe an organ) to someone else (possibly ...

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