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What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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Fred's parents? Candy? Magic?

In the movie Hop how aware are Fred's parents of any of the "magical forces" within the film. They treat him like a slacker throughout the entire movie. Then at the end, his dad thinks he's gone ...
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107 views

How was The Second Coming received by Christian groups?

I recently watched The Second Coming which is a story of Steve, a kind-hearted video store clerk from Manchester who disappears for forty days and forty nights before he is found wandering the Moors ...
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481 views

What did the diamond patterns on Fredrica's dress mean?

In The Silence of the Lambs, when Clarice is looking around Fredrica Bimmel's room she finds a dress with diamond patterns on it: What does this mean? Was buffalo bill in that house? Or did it just ...
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35 views

Magnolia Frog Rain

What does the frog rain in Magnolia(1999) mean? I got answers leading to Bible exodus 8:2 which is: "But if you refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite your whole territory with frogs." I know the ...
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5answers
9k views

Coraline - Relevance of Buttons (Button-Eyes)?

What relevance do the buttons (button-eyes) play in Coraline as it never appears to be defined. For those of you who have not yet seen the film, then please do not read any further as the plot will ...
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2answers
2k views

Was Jake Gyllenhaal's character in Nightcrawler a sociopath or psychopath?

In the movie Nightcrawler (2014), is the character of Jake Gyllenhaal psychopathic or a sociopathic. How do you identify?
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107 views

Would Dr Hannibal Lecter allow himself to be a consultant with Clarice if Miggs hadn't behaved improperly to her?

In The Silence of the Lambs while Clarice first comes to visit Dr Lecter for his assistance, he drives Clarice away. But seems to change his mind when he sees Miggs (the next cell prisoner of Dr ...
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2k views

Why is Claire at Clean Water Initiative?

In House of Cards, Rep. Francis Underwood's wife Claire is the director of the non-profit organization Clean Water Initiative. It seems to be a small potatoes operation with an annual budget around ...
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3answers
7k views

What is the last line spoken in Texas Chainsaw Massacre

In the 2013 new release Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D, the last line in the film is spoken by Heather as she takes the food upstairs from Jed and locks the door. I couldn't make out what she said, and ...
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Why don't the team ever bring back other species for study?

During the first episode of Stargate SG1: Children of the Gods, and the second (third?) episode Enemy Within, one of the primary discussions about what Teal'c cannot join SG1 is that he is an alien ...
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Why was Mal's projection in limbo?

In Inception, how did Cobb know Mal would be in limbo? She was a projection, not a real person. When Arthur explains the rules for limbo, or anywhere else in the movie, there is nothing to indicate ...
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2answers
128 views

Help me remember a 70s/80s/90s movie where every one double crosses each other as the plot ends

Help me remember a 70s/80s/90s movie where everyone double crosses each other as the plot ends. I'll try to post more info as I try and remember it. I can vaguely remember as the movie progresses ...
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1answer
139 views

Was “Democratic Republic of China” a mistake, or deliberate?

In the episode "The First Lesson" of "Mind Your Language", Chung Su-Lee says that she's from the "Democratic Republic of China". However, in real life, China is called the People's Republic of China. ...
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1answer
50 views

Jack lying to the citizens of Halloween Town?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," when Jack is trying to explain Christmas to the citizens of Halloween Town, he ends up lying to them about "Sandy Claws" being a malevolent being. He does this to ...
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2answers
238 views

What was the name of the turn-into-by-touching character in “The Last Starfighter”?

The movie "The Last Starfighter" from 1984, featuring a kid getting sent on a mission by winning at a video game, had a character (a parasite?) which touched him, gave him a shock, and then after a ...
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1answer
117 views

Soldier unexpectedly returning from war

I saw this movie on Danish television in 1980, so I guess it's from 1979 or earlier. Language: English. Country: Probably US, might be Canadian. Plot: A mother and her young teenage son miss their ...
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10answers
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Why does Wolverine still have Adamantium claws in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

On the future scenes of Days of Future Past Wolverine's adamantium claws can be seen (they even appear on the movie's poster). But towards the end of the The Wolverine, I remember those claws were cut ...
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0answers
61 views

Movie with a boy was hiding in a closet and seeing his mother having sex

I'm trying to find the movie that gave me my sexual awakening so to speak. I can't remember the name or even what it was about. I just remember the opening scene where a boy was hiding in a closet ...
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50 views

Kids lost on island movie title? [closed]

Need help identifying a movie which I saw like 20 years ago. It was about teenagers on a island. I remember in the begining there was one of them skatingboarding and then there was the airplane ...
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2answers
57 views

Why do people refer to Larry as 'Doc'?

On Inherent Vice, the protagonist is called Larry, but everyone calls him 'Doc'? Why do they do that? At first I thought he was actually a doctor (a stoned one), but then I saw he was working as a ...
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1answer
85 views

TV-Show (maybe Movie) where four fathers/forefathers was a plot point

I'm looking for a TV Show, possibly a movie. Unfortunately I remember very little about it, not even if it was live action or animated. The one thing I do remember is that there was a plot point ...
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1answer
25 views

Movie about a man waiting on love [closed]

All I can remember is that the movie came out around 2003-2004. I recall a man was in love with a woman but she married someone else. He in the meantime was with other women and he was not able to ...
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0answers
54 views

Kingsman Taron Egerton swimming in the underwater scene

How far did Taron Egerton swim in the dorm scene in Kingman: The Secret Service? How long was the dorm and were safety divers used when making this scene?
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Sad movie about love and with suicide at the end [closed]

I'm looking for a sad love movie which ends with a woman jumping off a building at the end. I'm not sure if she commits suicide or if it just ends with her standing at the edge. I remember the movie ...
2
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2answers
511 views

Why did Merlin give Lancelot the edge-of-space mission?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, Merlin knew Lancelot (Roxy) Yet when Merlin comes up with his great plan, he sends Lancelot to the space and Eggsy to the bunker. Why does he do that? That doesn't ...
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1answer
56 views

a parent, who may be a poet dies, and children(?) go through a manuscript

In this movie (possibly international*), an old parent (probably a father) dies (or is dying) and somewhat estranged children (grown adults) come to deal with the situation. The parent had been a ...
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1answer
72 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 ...
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3answers
319 views

What is this movie featuring hopping vampires?

This was an asian kung fu movie and I distinctly remember a scene where these hopping vampires are hopping towards our heroes in a graveyard. They're doing all this elaborate kung fu to attach these ...
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0answers
201 views

Idenfity Late '90s early 00's Sci-Fi mini-series

I've been trying to identify a tv mini-series (maybe movie, but I don't think so) I watched 10-15 years ago. Here are some key points I remember about it: Plot An alien ship arrives at a ...
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0answers
46 views

Why is the Godfather part 1 classed as one of the best movies ever? [closed]

I am not saying the Godfather is a bad movie, I think it has good acting and a good story line ,but I don't know why people think it is the best movie ever. I know everyone has their own opinion but a ...
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0answers
40 views

Horror movie where the ending the woman gets pushed into a dark hole with a weird creature

All I remember in the beginning is a guy/girl trapped in a room and dirt comes pouring in and they suffocate. I think the main character moves into an apartment or weird building, with sketchy ...
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2answers
15k views

What lead to Don and Betty getting divorced on Mad Men?

Through the first three seasons of Mad Men, Don and Betty's relationship (and Don's indiscretions) are a primary focus. What factors contributed to the dissolving their marriage?
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8answers
11k views

Does Jack die in the end of the movie Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart?

I'd just like to know if Jack died in the end of Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart. I mean, seriously, I need to know. They somewhat suggest it, sure, but I mean, he could be just dreaming or ...
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2answers
90 views

Why so many British actors in American productions?

As a viewer from a non-Anglophone country, I noticed that there is a quite high proportion of British actors in American films and TV shows. They often portray British characters: a handful of agents ...
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1answer
40 views

Mad Max - salvation of the Citadel?

The final act of 2015's Mad Max is concerned with a race back to the citadel, where Furiosa and her party remark that as all war parties are out hunting, the Citadel is relatively undefended, with ...
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3answers
12k views

Why does Dr. Lamar go along with Vincent's deception

At the end of Gattaca, the dialog is pretty clear that Dr. Lamar, who does all the urine-based genetic verification, has a son who admires Vincent's persona as Jerome and that clearly is the reason he ...
2
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1answer
21 views

The Khan's impression of Marco's description of his desert

During the TV-show Marco Polo, when the Khan asks for the Polo's description of his desert, they gave a bland and stunted account, describing it as a "sea of death" and finding not a bird in sight. It ...
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1answer
73 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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1answer
76 views

Is Frank in 'Frank' autistic?

I just saw the movie Frank and really liked it. The mask (which I understand could be a hyperbole of this situation) being the least of a reason why I am asking this, the most being his communication ...
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0answers
24 views

Sad romance movie China/Hong Kong/Taiwan around 1980 with widow and song?

Ok, this is driving me crazy. I was able to find it once. Don't know why I can't anymore. Anyway, it's a "chinese" movie (China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan), released around 1980 or 1979. It's a sad ...
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1answer
91 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 ...
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2answers
51 views

Artificial intelligence/robot reads a cup in a room

Long ago, I watched a movie but I don't remember the name of the movie, nor any of the actors in it. All I can remember is that it's about a robot (an 'artificial intelligence cube') that tries to ...
3
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1answer
59 views

What was Joss Whedon's budget for Much Ado About Nothing?

Joss Whedon has been quoted "Whatever you're thinking, it's less", but has anyone placed a specific dollar figure on the budget of his Much Ado About Nothing? If not, can someone here make a ...
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0answers
38 views

Are there relatively many British actors in US productions?

In this question about British actors in American productions I made some undue assumptions. Here is a more precise question: is it true that in “main” roles of “important” American films and TV ...
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0answers
50 views

Tall married girl attacked in her home

I don't know what year this came out but I think it was recent. There was a tall girl kinda dark skinned but kinda not. She had a husband in the beginning and then people came and robbed her house ...
4
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1answer
105 views

Why Coraline's real parents can't remember about the trap?

Coraline Spoilers Ahead: So I learnt many things about the movie from "The Hidden Meaning of the Movie “Coraline” Basically it's look like a normal fantasy animation movie, but it actually has a ...
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3answers
3k views

Why does Frank peel off the labels from bottles and things?

Catch Me If You Can's fictionalized version of Frank W. Abagnale Jr. uses to peel off labels from things. While in certain cases this is part of his check frauds (especially the Pan Am labels), he ...
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3answers
505 views

A study in pink: doesn't Sherlock know it's not a real gun?

I have a doubt regarding the first season's first episode of Sherlock. Towards the end, Sherlock says to the serial killer "I know a real gun when I see one". The serial killer (i.e, the cab ...
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2answers
173 views

Is Toothless male or female?

In the movie How to Train your Dragon, the sex of the Night Fury Toothless is never mentioned (or I must have missed if it is). In either case, is Toothless a male or a female, and why?

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