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Why was Ronan/Thanos not interested in the other Infinity Stone in possession of The Collector?

Both the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy seem to spin around the 6 Infinity Stones. In Thor: The Dark World, the Aether is given to the Collector. He explicitly says "One down, five to ...
2
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1answer
97 views

Movie with a terrorist group named “black panthers”

I see this movie 20 years ago on regional TV. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD There is a black policeman who investigates a terrorist action committed by a sort of "black panther" group. A friend of this ...
8
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2answers
2k views

Why does Captain Jack Sparrow return to the Black Pearl when attacked by the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end when the Kraken attacks the Black Pearl, Captain Jack Sparrow tries to run away in a small boat. Then he comes back, shoots the barrel, ...
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0answers
42 views

Show with a man and a girl kidnapped by a witch and prisoned in an ice castle

Man is kidnapped and trapped in an ice castle where he almost escapes. Gives girl a present in a box (because it is her birthday) with a note inside that says "help" right before he kidnapped on a ...
1
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1answer
38 views

Both young and old Donnie Smith lives in the same timeline?

In the movie Magnolia there is a scene where the quiz show What do kids know celebrate its 33rd year featuring young Donnie Smith. At the same time Claudia watches the programme (she actually watches ...
8
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1answer
19k views

Did the soundtrack of Pitch Perfect cheat and use instruments?

Pitch perfect is a movie based on competitive acapella singing where the only sounds should come from the human voice. It is a great movie and a great soundtrack. But some critics (including Mark ...
2
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1answer
90 views

Why was the actor who played Kreese in Community given credit 'Someone Else'

In Community Season 6 Episode 4 in the stage adaption of Karate Kid, the actor who plays 'Kreese' (real actor in film was Jess Allen playing Kreese in the original was Martin Kove ) is given the ...
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4answers
8k views

What is the meaning of the Donnie Darko like Rabbit figure in Sexy Beast

In the excellent film Sexy Beast we see a figure dressed in a rabbit outfit similar to the one from Donnie Darko and I wanted to know the significance of this. It appears many times during the film in ...
0
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1answer
100 views

How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
1
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1answer
304 views

Looking for a film about kids whose parents die when their house burns down and they have an evil uncle who wants their fortune [duplicate]

Two kids (brother and sister) get their house burnt down and parents die so they have to move in with different family members but each family gets killed by an evil uncle or something that wants to ...
3
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2answers
158 views

Who/What was Ra?

In Stargate (1994), Ra said he chose the human body because it was so easy to repair. I don't quite understand what this meant. They discovered that Ra's [alien] race was supposedly dying off. ...
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3answers
1k views

Movie with guy putting up hidden cameras in woman's house

I just can't seem to remember what this movie's called. All I remember is that it's from around 2000-2009. The bad guy puts up surveillance cameras in a woman's house, he becomes friends with her, ...
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0answers
55 views

Identify this Movie

I believe its from the 80's or possibly the early 90s. All I remember is there's a giant flood that goes up to the rooftops, some guys gets shot in the eye and there's also a children's play going on ...
2
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2answers
45 views

How loyal has Cronenberg been to the William S. Burroughs book Naked Lunch?

I want to know which parts and concepts in the movie Naked Lunch are based on the book and which parts are added by Cronenberg. For example: killing the wife twice by gun kiki's character and his ...
4
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2answers
104 views

Why are not all IMAX theaters domed?

I have been to the IMAX theater at the Tech Museum in San Jose, California and at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. As I understood it, IMAX meant that a movie was filmed with ...
1
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1answer
55 views

Why do film studios not release certain old movies?

Why do film studios not release certain old movies? For example, a few of Monroe and Hepburns's work isn't released on DVD. Why?
0
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2answers
176 views

Why did they choose Stevens to go into the Source Code?

My question is that why they used a person who doesn't have any knowledge of the Source Code? Stevens is dead for two months, so they have much time for choice. Why did they keep his body for two ...
0
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0answers
43 views

Has Source Code made Sean's life miserable?

By inhabiting Sean Fentress' body by Colter Stevens in Source Code, hasn't the rest of his life become miserable in the altered timeline? Is this why Dr. Rutledge tells him (probably lie) they can't ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

Question about Ann's refusal to believe Chris in What Dreams May Come

How is Ann's refusal to believe in Chris's afterlife existence affecting her and her family? How is she affecting the belief of her children?
6
votes
2answers
5k views

Why does Chuck ask people that enter his house if they have 'grounded themselves'?

On the show Better Call Saul, when someone enters Chuck's house, he asks Ground yourself? By which he means to leave watches, mobile phones et cetera outside of the house. Also, he doesn't have ...
7
votes
1answer
211 views

Ant-Man, shrinking, and weight

Is there a canonical explanation for how Ant-Man's weight works when he shrinks down that's consistent with the various events depicted in the film? I think the explanation given in the film is ...
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0answers
39 views

Film with woman in bed surrounded by candles [closed]

I remember watching a film when I was a kid. There was a woman in a nightgown in bed and she was surrounded by candles. Then in another scene, there was a girl at the edge of a cliff and she jumped ...
2
votes
6answers
679 views

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. ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Are these dialogues in `Anjaana Anjaani` are tribute to `Sangam`

In the movie Anjaana Anjaani there is a scene in a bar where Akash and Kiara are fooling around and start playing some kind of game where Kiara is trying to help Akash learn how to woo girls. There ...
2
votes
1answer
62 views

What exactly is Lady Mary's “device” in Season 5 of Downton Abbey?

In Season 5 of Downton Abbey, what exactly is Lady Mary's "device"? By "device" of course, I mean
1
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0answers
31 views

Where is Jasmeet born, in London or India?

In movie Namaste London, after meeting Bobby Bedi, Jasmeet says to her friend that she doesn't want to marry an Indian groom as she is British as she has born in London. However, when she visits India ...
1
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1answer
53 views

On whose behalf was the auctioneer bidding?

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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0answers
31 views

Movie I saw in 1950's Gladiators or Swordsmen fighting Indians [closed]

Movie I saw in 1950's about a group of Barbarians, or Gladiators, or Vikings that traveled to what I think was North America and I think built wood walled fort and remember fought with Indians. Were ...
2
votes
2answers
742 views

Movie with massive fire alien thing destroys bridge and eats train

So I'm in Costa Rica and there was a movie on this afternoon in English with Spanish subtitles. I only saw a few minutes of it but basically what I saw was some military men loading a bomb on to a ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

What story is the music video Snuff trying to portray?

I absolutely love the song Snuff by Slipknot. They have a rather interesting music video for the song, but for the life of me I don't really understand what the "story" of the video is. Does anyone ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Why did O'Brien leave Downton Abbey?

What was the reason for O'Brien to leave the series Downton Abbey with no explanation?
2
votes
3answers
7k views

Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? [closed]

In Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? I saw movie 2 times, still it remains a doubt in mind.
1
vote
2answers
132 views

Looking for animated film with a child who sees their father killed with a morning star

I've been scratching my head with this one for a few days now. I remember an animated movie which I watched sometime as a child (so it's at least 7-8 years old probably more). Here are the scenes I ...
2
votes
1answer
143 views

What is that movie with Malcolm McDowell that is about a demonic apocalypse?

I'm almost certain that the movie had Malcolm McDowell in it. If he was in it, I cannot find it under his movies. The movie was about a demon or the devil or the devil's son taking over the world. ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Did Top Gear participate in A Good Day To Die Hard?

There was an episode of Top Gear (UK) where they participated in the making of The Sweeney. They had to do a car chase scene and ruined the movie. But at the end of that episode, Jeremy Clarkson said ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Movie where a number of people sign an agreement and contribute and the survivor gets it all

The very vague plot is that each of a number of men contribute some money or their estate or something and the last survivor gets everything. Supposedly it was to be natural deaths but the movie was ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

Why did everyone keep saying to Harry that his eyes are like Lily's?

Maybe there is an explanation in the books but in the movies it is bit unclear to me. I remember many people telling Harry Potter that he has got Lily's eyes. Why was there so much emphasis on that ...
2
votes
1answer
109 views

Identify this (recent?) U.S. action movie

I think I saw a movie where a guy was selling rifles that locked up when they were pointed at one another, to prevent friendly fire. I remember the seller demonstrating their use by firing a bunch of ...
2
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0answers
123 views

Wife discovers on honeymoon that her husband is a psychopath; escapes through a secret tunnel [on hold]

I'm not really sure if this is a movie I had seen or if I was dreaming this story. The story is about a couple who get married and go on honeymoon to a house built in the middle of a forest. There's ...
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0answers
49 views

A movie about a boy witnessing a chasing between cops and a criminal

I'm searching for a movie about a boy witnessing a chasing between cops and a criminal. The cops then killed the criminal and he left a card. Then the boy took this card and a cop found him and took ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

In which Friends episode did Phoebe refer to something as “fancy” [closed]

My girlfriend is driving me nuts mimicking the style and tone of the word but she cannot remember which episode of Friends it is from. Phoebe either said Oooh fancy! or It's fancy!
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3answers
6k views

In Suits, why doesn't Mike Ross just get a law degree?

The USA television series Suits revolves around Mike Ross practicing law without a degree and about trying to keep that secret. Mike Ross is clearly capable of being a lawyer. He passed the bar exam ...
4
votes
2answers
104 views

Does Better Call Saul contain Breaking Bad spoilers?

I'm one of those people who has a Breaking Bad box set they've not yet got around to watching... although I intend to soon. Somehow, I've managed to avoid all Breaking Bad spoilers beyond "the main ...
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votes
0answers
45 views

Ocean levels higher (tv show)

I remember that in the early 2000s there was a TV show about a kid/teenaged girl who was living in a post-apocalyptic world. I think the ocean's levels were rising higher and she had some special ...
0
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0answers
25 views

possessed house [duplicate]

It's an older movie. The house is alive somehow. I remember the shower scolded the mom and it was an old school door shower cause when she was trying to get out, the door burned her. The wires in the ...
2
votes
2answers
80 views

Villain trying the capture children? Kind of a Tim Burton feel?

A movie I recall watching as a kid, a dark film however I think it was quite family friendly. A villain trying to capture some kids, cant remember how many children there were, maybe 2 or 3. The kids ...
8
votes
1answer
14k views

Origin of “knife to a gunfight” quote

I hope this question isn't too tirivial, but in The Punisher Harry Heck says to Frank You are one dumb son of a bitch. Bringing a knife to a gunfight. right before Frank kills him making said ...
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0answers
41 views

Where can I find behind the scene videos of movies? [closed]

How can I access to behind the scene videos of a particular movie on the internet?
21
votes
2answers
5k views

Infection timelines of John Carpenter's The Thing

The paranoia and uncertainty in John Carpenter's The Thing (1982) is so well constructed that there is still no consensus on who gets infected, or even when some people do. The thing I really like ...
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votes
1answer
62 views

Movie with a samurai fight over a body of water

I can only identify one scene. It is a Japanese movie and this one scene is a sword fight between two samurai type guys. It takes place over a body of water and when they fall they dip their sword ...

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