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1k views

Who is the woman on the bicycle who rides up to Uncle Rico?

At the end of Napoleon Dynamite, a woman rides up to Uncle Rico's trailer. I have no idea who this person is. I can only think that she might be Summer's mom, but she doesn't look like her. What is ...
6
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1answer
172 views

Have Finch's back problems been explained?

In the present, Finch shows signs of significant spinal trauma. He has a severe limp and his neck and upper back are generally held very rigidly. He'll turn his whole torso, or sometimes even his ...
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2answers
68 views

Was the ending of Sons of Anarchy a twisted ending?

Having previously watched The Shield which was written by Kurt Sutter, I'm wondering if the ending of the Sons of Anarchy was a twisted or ironic ending like The Shield had. Kurt's writing is very ...
6
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1answer
441 views

Ending of The Child's Eye (2010)

In The Child's Eye (2010), the girl throws the book she was reading out of the van's window. What is that book? Why does she do that? After doing this, they have an accident. Can anyone explain what ...
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4answers
177 views

Why are zoom shots rarely used?

In all of the movies I have seen in my life, I have rarely seen zoom-in shots used. Most of the time, when the camera moves closer, it "pans" in. (The difference is that in a zoom-in shot, the camera ...
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2answers
95 views

What was the relationship between Sutton and Mrs. Harshaw?

In The Hot Spot, What was the relationship between the blackmailer Frank Sutton and Mrs. Dolly Harshaw? Was he blackmailing her or was it the other way around?
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24 views

How to show a character in black and white mode with colorful background? [migrated]

I want to show a character in black and white but the background/environment he reside remains colorful. I heard that through rotoscoping it will be possible. Is it correct? Could anyone please ...
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3answers
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How did Shane and Randall turn so fast?

In the last episode (Better Angels) of AMC's The Walking Dead, Shane and Randall became walkers shortly after dying: According to Wikipedia: This episode suggests that the zombie outbreak ...
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4answers
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Why does Jack let Walt go?

In Breaking Bad S5 E14, Jack not only lets Walt go, but also leaves a barrel of money to him after killing Hank. I don't understand why he would do this. Jack says that, with 7 barrels of money, he ...
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42 views

Movie or TV show where woman fires her housekeeper who is an illegal immigrant? [closed]

I think she was doing her job poorly and then begged to keep her job and offered to do it for a lower price/free
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1answer
72 views

What movie contains a scene where an ex-husband decks the obnoxious new boyfriend over dinner [closed]

Was trying to think of the movie where an ex boyfriend/husband decks this obnoxious new boyfriend while he's eating and the ex-wife is looking away. Unfortunately, cannot remember the actor/actresses ...
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3answers
493 views

Is Four a Divergent?

In Divergent (2014), we learn what a divergent is and that they are rare. When Tris joins Dauntless, she meets Four who seems to be very careful, calculating and in control. During the fear test, he ...
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3answers
3k views

Who was the ultimate originator of the conspiracy to steal the painting in Trance?

The Danny Boyle movie Trance is riddled with false memory and flashbacks. Enough to leave it unclear, even at the end, who first decided to steal the painting at the heart of the theft that kicks off ...
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2answers
1k views

Why did the monkey remain undead in Pirates of the Carribbean?

Even after the curse was lifted in the first movie, Barbosa's monkey Jack remains undead. In Dead Man's chest, Jack trades the monkey with the witch and shot him and pronounced him as undead. How ...
2
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1answer
107 views

When was the horror film technique where a character opens a door to the same room first done?

I've noticed this interesting and scary film technique where a character tries to exit through a door, only to find that they've entered the same room as before. I've seen it done in The Awakening ...
5
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1answer
205 views

Old movie with mother seeing her daughter's ghost

Could you help me identify a movie? I remember seeing it around the end of the 90s. At the beginning of the story the daughter of a couple died because of some kind of medical malpractice. The girl ...
2
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1answer
438 views

How did Jack Sparrow end up making a deal with Davy Jones?

In POTC - Dead Man's Chest, the scene where Davy Jones comes aboard the Pearl and confronts Capt. Jack Sparrow, he mentions something about a deal, like Jack Sparrow being captain of the Pearl for 13 ...
5
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2answers
241 views

Were any non-CGI movies shot in their entirety though a colored lens/filter?

This is a 2-part question: Is it technically possible to shoot a movie though a colored lens/filter? (as opposed to changing the image color AFTER the movie is shot, via CGI or earlier effects) If ...
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4answers
981 views

Is the street fight in “They Live” the longest clocked street fight in a film?

Now discounting satires or films that are specifically about fighting... Is the brawl between Nada and Frank in "They Live" the longest non-stop fight in a film? It's clocked at around 5 minutes of ...
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0answers
24 views

Inputs on Editing Techniques [closed]

I am about to direct my first short film. Now I am working on my script. before going to shoot, I want to master my editing knowledge so that I can shoot with respective to my visualization. Can ...
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6answers
10k views

What was the meaning of the fish?

During Snowpiercer all the soldiers were cutting into fish as they prepared for battle. If you saw the movie, you know what scene I mean. What was the meaning of this gesture?
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1answer
182 views

Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of the film?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car which pulls up next to his?
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2answers
64 views

Animated TV series with a man fighting mosquitos

I watched this show last year on TV The only one episode i watched was about a round shaped mosquito trying to go inside a house (or apartment?), and a man who owns the house trying so hard to keep ...
13
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2answers
406 views

Spirit of murdered waitress seeks revenge

This horror movie was probably released around the same time as Titanic, but not very sure. A young waitress was serving in a bar/night club and some drunk men put her on the table and asked her to ...
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1answer
40 views

Independent movie where a woman investigates her twin sister's death

There is a cheap movie that has a similar set up to Double Vision that I want to say was made in the 90's or early 00's. The first twin dies or is murdered and the twin sister pretends to be her to ...
12
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2answers
9k views

Was the interview with the Norwegian prime minister real?

At the end of the movie Trolljegeren (Trollhunter) they include some footage with the Norwegian prime minister talking about trolls. Is that new text that is dubbed over the scene, or did he really ...
2
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1answer
92 views

What is this poster in the background?

I was watching the movie Cisco Pike and I was very interested in this creepy-looking bearded man on the poster / tapestry in the background. It's shown in the scene when Cisco and his friend go to ...
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1answer
68 views

What's the House MD episode where he hired a woman to fake dead to fool the team?

I remember a (supposedly dead) woman waking up and giving a high-five to House. Which episode was this from?
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2answers
87 views

Why exactly did Walt visit Jack's gang?

I want to know what was the primary reason for Walt eliminating Jack's gang at the end of Breaking Bad. The primary reason that he returned to ABQ because he wanted to give his money to Gretchen and ...
3
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1answer
408 views

Is there a trope for a pile-on fight?

Is there a trope about one person being tackled and piled on and the hero uses tremendous strength to get up and the multiple opponents go flying? Here is what I am talking about from The Matrix ...
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1answer
138 views

Which Best Actor/Actress Oscar nominee shows up the latest in his/her movie?

Frances McDormand was nominated for best actress for “Fargo,” which she doesn't appear in until 33 minutes into the film. Is that the latest a best actor/actress Oscar nominee has appeared in their ...
5
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2answers
84 views

What are the implications of Emmet's autonomous movement?

During The Lego Movie we learn that the whole LEGO world is actually a universe existing within ours, or to be precise, in the basement of a real human family and that the whole story is actually ...
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0answers
68 views

TV scene with punch line “Turns out I'm a notary”

I recall seeing this TV show - it might have been from a sitcom, or perhaps from a skit on Saturday Night Live or something like that. The gist of the conversation was that this man had done ...
1
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1answer
48 views

TV show with court trial and AI Judges

I'm looking for the name of a TV show. It's sci-fi and came out sometime back (I don't remember the exact period). The plot is something like this: There was some sort of a court trial and there were ...
16
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5answers
2k views

Why does Walt leave the Bar after calling the Cops in Granite State?

In the second last episode of Breaking Bad - "Granite State", After talking to his son, Walt calls the cops and indicates his location. After that we see him having a drink just when he watches his ...
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1answer
56 views

2-part TV film about 2 sisters

This two-part TV film is from about 15 years ago. It is about two sisters. One of the sisters has a boyfriend, who she suspects of murder. She stops seeing him, then he starts dating the second sister ...
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1answer
65 views

South indian movie about 3 people who meet on a train and come to village

I am forgetting the name of the movie. The movie starts in a train, the protagonist or the hero of the movie is an IT person but he is pretty much introvert and he has to go to some place to show ...
1
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1answer
57 views

A man who could control his inner body functions

Probably from the 1970s. I think he went out on assignments and could control body functions like his heart rate, breathing, etc. In one episode he stopped them all to appear to be dead. I remember ...
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1answer
45 views

German animation about hedgehogs crossing the street and flying cars?

I am looking for a German animation about hedgehogs crossing the street and the people finding solutions to the problem it caused, iirc one proposed solution was to make a tunnel below the street ...
6
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1answer
14k 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 ...
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2answers
295 views

Sci-fi movie with near-death experience and a… plant chair?

I saw a few minutes of a movie (or hey, it could have been a series) back in the 90s on late night television and I'm suddenly curious as to what it was. It was a long time ago so I might have flubbed ...
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6answers
9k views

How does Clarice know “Jack Gordon” was actually the real Buffalo Bill?

In The Silence of the Lambs, Mr. Crawford told Agent Starling the subject's name is Jamie Gumb, also known as John Grant and traced out the place of the subject. But she went to Jack Gordon's house. ...
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0answers
26 views

Who is the other person on this photo from Rossi's desk?

In episode 23/24 of season 8 of Criminal Minds, Curtis enters Rossi's office to put poisoned letter on his desk. Just before it, he sits at Rossi's desk, reorders some pen and pencils and looks at ...
4
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3answers
511 views

What happened to Willie Cicci after the grand jury?

In The Godfather: Part II, Willie Cicci, played by Joe Spinelli, testifies that Michael Corleone was involved in organised crime and the head of the Corleone family: "Oh yeah, a buffer. The family had ...
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1answer
108 views

Horror movie from the 80's with vampire-like children marrying each other

I watched this in my childhood. In the 80s there was a film in which there is a town and there are children who marry each other. It was a horror film and if I clearly remember the children are ...
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2answers
52 views

Sci-fi movie where people change personalities every 24 hours

It's kind of an old movie, definitely before 2009 I'd say and it's something like: alien race created a small town where people live and every 24 hours they change personalities? Like exchange who ...
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1answer
72 views

90s kid ninja movie

Trying to ID a 90s movie about a martial artist kid who lives with an upscale white family, it's very much in the vein of 3 Ninjas or similar movies; not a good movie but I remembered a scene and ...
0
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1answer
32 views

Why didn't Regina leave Snow White behind?

In Once Upon a Time, there are several statements implying that Regina was able to pick and choose who came with her to Storybrooke. Everybody left behind (except for those protected by Cora) died, I ...
5
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3answers
723 views

Why hasn't the Walking Dead left rural Georgia?

In Season 1, Rick travels to Atlanta, and the rest of the survivors later travel to the CDC headquarters. Why, after 4 seasons (with the exception of Eugene and Abraham), has the show not ...
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0answers
82 views

Identify the movie with this quote

The quote occurs when a group of 'baddies' are holding hostages and discussing what the plan is. One of the hostages realizes that in order for the plan to be carried out, the hostages would be ...

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