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474 views

In “La jetée” does the time-traveler's body stay in the present time?

The film La jetée - famous for inspiring 12 Monkeys - appears to feature a method of time travel that is more psychological than mechanical. There is no time machine. Instead, a man who is known for ...
15
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1answer
550 views

An Animated Short Film About Horses Living In Heaven

A long time ago (about 16 years ago) I watched a large portion of an animated short film. Thinking about it now, I'm not sure it was suitable for an audience of 6-8 year olds. I still have some very ...
11
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1answer
527 views

How does Dexter handle the logistics of his murders?

When Dexter murders someone he always prepares the room with: lots of plastic foil pictures of victims small details for atmosphere etc But we only see him dispose the bodies. The amount of ...
9
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6answers
481 views

Did one actor ever play two distinct characters in one scene in the Star Trek franchise?

There have been several times in the various Star Trek series when one actor interacted with himself/herself as a clone, Mirror Universe double, or other "alternate" version of the same basic ...
5
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1answer
245 views

Where does the wire (to pick the handcuffs) come from?

Near the end of the movie Die Hard: With a Vengeance (at around 1:44), where John and Zeus are handcuffed to the bomb in the ship, John talks about picking the lock. Suddenly he has a piece of a ...
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1answer
51 views

Horror movie about some ghost trying to abduct kids

So a couple of years back I remember watching a movie about a ghost or something (man without face) abducting kids, there were 2 places this happened at, during the same time-frame (i think). One part ...
1
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1answer
74 views

Why didn't George VI simply deliver his address while listening to music on headphones?

Earlier in The King's Speech it is shown how he can speak effortlessly while listening to music through headphones. So why didn't George VI simply deliver his address while listening to music on ...
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2answers
270 views

Why would they stop investigating on Arthur Leigh Allen?

I saw Zodiac and among all the suspects, Leigh Allen seemed to fit the bill the first time they met him, but they could not match his handwriting so they let him go. I mean it's just handwriting, what ...
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1answer
112 views

Time loop paradox in The Flash

In season 1, episode 15 (Out of Time), we see a time loop in the end. Assuming the timeline when the episode started to be x, in the end, we get to timeline x+1. So, does Barry retain his ...
3
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1answer
175 views

What all was on Max's back?

At one point in Mad Max: Fury Road they tattoo some things on Max's back. I noticed "O negative - universal doner" and "High Octane," but there were other writings as well. What else was on Max's ...
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2answers
22k views

Does the Gyp Rosetti character typify Season 3 just as the James Darmody character typified 1 and 2?

Across the web, fans were shocked and outraged at the end of Season 2 of Boardwalk Empire when Terence Winter decided to kill off the James Darmody character. After that fateful night, Mr. Winter ...
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1answer
65 views

A movie about a Magician

This was a movie I saw a couple of years ago on TV so some of the details I give might not be the case. The movie starts off with a stage magician. After the show, a friend visits him and asks him ...
2
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1answer
98 views

What was the biggest actor-actress height mismatch in a romantic feature film?

It is a well-known fact that lead actor-actress pairings have not always resulted in good height matches. What was the biggest actor-actress height mismatch in a romantic feature film? ...
2
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2answers
137 views

Was Interstellar an infinite loop?

As we can see in the movie that Cooper brought themselves in the Tesseract and sent NASA coordinates etc. But when the bulk beings close the Tesseract, we saw him floating and redirecting back to the ...
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0answers
58 views

Please help identify a movie

It's been stuck in my head for ages... Made early part of 21st century. 2000-2008 maybe. The movie is about a woman who decides to not go to college/leave college to move with her new ...
4
votes
1answer
716 views

Who else did Richard Harrow kill in Season 3, Episode 1?

Near the end of Season 3 Episode 1 of Boardwalk Empire, Richard Harrow kills two men: Manny Horvitz and somebody else. Is that "somebody else" significant? Was it Roland Smith (a.k.a. the thief's ...
0
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1answer
102 views

Which actress did a comedy sketch where she auditions singing 'Let's Call The Whole Thing Off'?

She is presented with sheet music for the song that she doesn't know so when she sings ["You say tomato and I say tomato"...], she doesn't make any distinction in how she pronounces tomato or potato ...
4
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1answer
538 views

Why did Natalie Teager get a different job in “Mr. Monk and the Badge”?

In one of the final episodes of Monk, Mr. Monk is finally reinstated to the force and Natalie Teager leaves and gets another job. Why would Mr. Monk no longer require the services of Natalie Teager? ...
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1answer
101 views

Did Sherlock pick the bad pill?

I have just seen the first episode of Sherlock. The cab driver offered Sherlock 2 bottles. Once containing a poisionous pill, and the other has a "no effect" pill. Or at least that's what the cab ...
1
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1answer
99 views

Identify unknown 2014 horror movie

Looking for the name of a 2014 horror movie that I'm 95% sure was released on or immediately prior to halloween. All i remember is a scene from the trailer. It involves people discussing the ghost of ...
0
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2answers
241 views

1960s comedy about a man is frozen in ice and floats on sea

I think it would have been made in 50s or 60s. A comedy set on the Mediterranean in which the hero is frozen in ice and floats on sea with the heroine floating on top
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0answers
44 views

Just around the corner

We are looking for any infomation on a movie we saw as kids in the 70s, A comedy in which the Man is frozen in ice and floats on sea with the heroine floating on top. Were sure its called "Just around ...
3
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1answer
639 views

Is J.A.R.V.I.S. the Vision? [duplicate]

So...me and my friend have been arguing ever since Avengers: Age of Ultron was released. He thinks that Vision is literally just Jarvis in a new body. But I disagree. I think that Vision is an ...
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0answers
60 views

Help ID Japanese Science Fiction/Tokusatsu film from single small image. 1950s - 1980s [closed]

This image is from a Japanese Science Fiction/Tokusato film. I know it's Japanese. Other than that I know nothing about it. Although I know what it's NOT. This whole thing is made more difficult ...
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0answers
56 views

Movie about a young boy and his mentor [closed]

There was a movie I watched when I was young in the 1980s. The thing which I remember about the movie was that there was a boy who was physically or mentally disabled and he met a man that believed in ...
8
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2answers
435 views

What was the purpose of the guitarist on the chase?

On the whole duration of the chase in Mad Max Fury Road, there was this guitarist/bassist: What was his purpose in the chase?
4
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1answer
134 views

Is the BB-8 robot in the new Star Wars movie and in this presentation the same exact robot?

Check out this gif of the BB-8 robot rolling through desert: See how its head is wobbling a lot? Now see this footage of BB-8 on stage of The Force Awakens celebration panel in Anaheim (seen from ...
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0answers
83 views

A movie about a boy and a magical ticket [closed]

It's a movie I believe was made in the 80's or 90's, it's an action film, American-style movie with a kid that knows a guy who owns a cinema. The kid asked the owner if he could get a copy of a ...
6
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1answer
177 views

Early '90s horror/thriller movie/tv show - guy's head and arm trapped by closing electric car window

From a young age, early nineties, I've always remembered quite vividly a couple of scenes from what I 'think' was a movie (I was young so could have made it up although that's unlikely as it scared ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

What was the point of the origami Swan being dropped in the sewers by Michael?

In Prison Break Michael made these origami paper Swans and he dropped one down a sewer/drainage hole in the center of the Fox river state Penitentiary field, where all the inmates hang out in their ...
3
votes
1answer
594 views

How did the Doctor defeat the wooden Cyberman?

In the Doctor Who episode "The Time of the Doctor", the town of Christmas is attacked by a wooden Cyberman. How did the Doctor defeat it? We see the Doctor use his Sonic Screwdriver then inform the ...
3
votes
1answer
145 views

Identify movie only by quote heard in YT clip

I've asked best possible place to ask about this, and this question brought me here. I found a quote that I might not be properly deciphering, here, exact time, with about 15 sec duration. I've ...
9
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1answer
1k views

What does the “Walking Distance” phrase mean?

In the film Super 8 there is a scene where the kids are filming in front of a house being searched by the army. The boy's father (the Sheriff) shows up and puts the boy in the back of his police car. ...
8
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2answers
695 views

Why does the T-800 Terminator model talk with an accent?

[Source] The out-of-universe explanation is obvious: English is not Arnold Schwarzenegger's first language. But given James Cameron's reputation as a perfectionist I wonder if he ever gave an ...
0
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1answer
42 views

Which video game do Underwood and Yates play in chapter 33?

In House of Cards chapter 33 (episode 7 of season 3), there is a scene where writer Tom Yates seems to introduce a new video game to Frank Underwood. This is not Monument Valley (that appears in a ...
2
votes
1answer
173 views

How did Marion know there's a tree on the cliff?

In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, in the Amazon chasing scene, Marion was in a boat-shaped car. At the end of the chasing scene, she drives the boat-shaped car onto a tree that ...
6
votes
2answers
7k views

What happens to Wesley Crusher when he leaves with the Traveler?

In the television episode Journey's End of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Wesley Crusher leaves the Enterprise, drops out of Star Fleet Academy and joins the Traveler. This is the last episode where ...
6
votes
1answer
451 views

Identify an old (Russian?) Cartoon. “the 3 ____”

I had a cartoon I watched as a child on VHS I'm trying to remember the name of. Here is a list of details I can recall about it. Its old - pre 1960's (at a guess) Its called "The 3" Something I ...
8
votes
4answers
15k views

What operating system does Tony Stark use on his office desktop?

I've been stumbling upon this problem for quite sometime now. What kind of Operating System (or what is it branching from (ex: Linux, Windows...)) is Tony Stark using on his suite and Framework ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the cabby saying in Quick Change?

What is the cabby saying (and in what language) in the movie Quick Change? ...
12
votes
1answer
404 views

What's the purpose of the giant door?

King Kong (1933) A massive wall protects the native village from King Kong. But if you build a wall to keep a giant ape out, why would you put a door in that's conveniently his size? What's the ...
29
votes
2answers
10k views

How did Indy know not to look into the Ark?

In Raiders of the Lost Ark, at the Ark opening ceremony the Nazi troops brings the Ark of the Covenant to the top of the mountain as Belloq said something before opening the Ark. Then they took the ...
4
votes
1answer
617 views

Flying typewriters or sewing machines and the dangers of industrialisation

I'm desperately searching for an old cartoon I saw when I was a little child in the mid-90s. Unfortunately I don't remember all the details, rather the strange feeling it evoked in me. Here is a ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How realistic is the surveillance in the movie “Enemy of the State”?

I was watching "Enemy of the State" last night and at one stage I was convinced some of the stuff (such as the satellite tracking) was a bit far fetched. But given the age of that movie and the fact ...
3
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2answers
187 views

What did Sgt. Bilko & co. have against oats?

In one episode of The Phil Silvers Show (aka Sgt. Bilko), Bilko buys a racehorse and wants to get rich by sponsoring him at the races. Of course, they had to feed the horse, and a fair amount of the ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

How can Jack deliver such toys to the children?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," Jack wants to take over Christmas and bring a wonderful, joyous holiday to all the people of the "real world." He's been to Christmas town, and he's seen what ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

Live Action Fairy Tale Movie with Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie I watched during my childhood. Here's what I remember: It was a live-action movie Most/all the characters were based on fairy tales One of the characters ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Who killed the co-pilot? and How?

In Non-Stop we saw that the copilot was killed from a dart like thing shot from a hole in the toilet wall. But who killed him and how did he get killed?
4
votes
1answer
224 views

Movie about a man who is working on building a dam in Iraq

Someone in relation with a girl, she is pregnant. He leaves to work building a dam in Iraq. Much later waiting for his flight to New York City. In Iraq (or some undeveloped country), a man tells ...
14
votes
1answer
2k views

How did Jaws get metal teeth?

Jaws is one of the iconic henchmen in the James Bond series. Was there any explanation given in any of the films as to how Jaws ended up having metal teeth?

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