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TV Series about kids/teen becoming heroes with the aid of a magic pencil

A group of Kids or Teenagers (unsure which they were as i was a kid back then (1990's) everyone older than me always looked the same) enter this abandoned house. inside they find all these different ...
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What nationality is Bane?

It has been clearly established that Ra's Al Ghul & Talia Al Ghul are Moroccan. And it is assumed that The Pit is in Morocco. Does this mean that we should assume Bane is also Moroccan? Or is it ...
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How could Lt. Hicox fluently speak German and then give himself away by using the wrong gesture?

In Inglorious Basterds Lt. Hicox is an English officer who speaks German fluently yet with a mild accent. Speaking a language fluently requires a lot of practice with native speakers and so spending a ...
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Why does Bane's henchman sacrifice himself?

In the very beginning of the movie (the airplane scene,) when Bane is about to leave the plane with the nuclear scientist, the following dialogue takes place between Bane and one of his men: Bane: ...
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66 views

TV series about game show in another world

There is this boy, quite sure he wears a red shirt and has blonde hair. he travels to this other world which seems kinda like a game show where he helps out and is friendly with the staff. Near the ...
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4k views

What is the purpose of the lab in The Divide?

What exactly happens at the laboratory in The Divide (2011)? Who are the guys at the laboratory and what do they try to achieve?
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1k views

What is the “prayer” being said when Elsa was being crowned?

During Elsa's crowning, specifically when she's holding the royal scepter and orb, the priest is chanting in a foreign language (which I presume is a prayer) and ends his speech with "Queen Elsa!", ...
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35 views

TV Series about trolls that are guided by a talking cube

It aired on Australian TV's ABC Chanel in the 1990's as i remember i was in primary school at the time i saw it. there are these little people who i think are trolls (as a child to me kinda looked ...
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61 views

Animated Movie about fairies protecting their forest from loggers/evil

It's an animated movie and i think it's Disney (but they having re-release it yet) where a guy is shrunk down by these fairies and he starts to fall in love with one of them (the main heroine). in one ...
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529 views

Why is Aronofsky's Pi not Pi?

In Darren Aronofsky's famous and mysterious film "Pi" there are many mathematical secrets. My question is about one of them. When the film begins one can see the digits of the number Pi. But here ...
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46 views

Why do they never wear gloves?

Is there any particular reason why The Americans Philip and Elizabeth never wear gloves when they are on a mission? Apparently they know about fingerprints and how they can be used to identify ...
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224 views

Why was Ender so defiant?

During Ender's training in preparation for Ender's Game he and his comrades are inspected by Colonel Graff and Seargent Dap. Graff holds a speech about possibly promoting some of the cadets and that ...
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99 views

Why was super shredder so weak?

In Ninja Turtles 1 (1990) regular Shredder is crushed in a trash truck by Casey Jones, but not before a battle with the turtles and splinter, but in Ninja Turtles 2 (1991), super Shredder is simply ...
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Why does Batman talk to himself in the batvoice?

In Dark Knight Rises there is a scene where batman and Catwoman are on the roof, Catwoman disappears and leaves Batman on his own he then says, So that's what that feels like My question is ...
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Why did Marcellus Wallace throw Tony Rocky Horror out of a window?

In Pulp Fiction, Jules and Vincent discuss the rumour that Marcellus Wallace has thrown Tony Rocky Horror out of a window (causing Tony to develop a speech impediment). It's rumoured that Marcellus ...
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73 views

Why couldn't Andrei sleep?

In Europa Report, why was Andrei sleep-deprived? Was it because he had failed to save James during the EVA accident?
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261 views

What is a seamless cross-cutting transition called?

Although I don't have a clear example, I'm looking for a transition which is somehow a mix of: Cross-cutting: where two scenes in different locations happen at the same time Graphic match : where ...
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1answer
90 views

What is the second part of a movie title called?

For a movie like "Captain America: The First Avenger", what is the term for the phrase after the colon, i.e. "The First Avenger"? Is that called a "subtitle" or something else?
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349 views

Is Apocalypse Now, an anti-War film or a pro-War film?

Apocalypse Now ends with Col. Kurtz's words "The Horror, the horror". Capt. Willard is also seen saying during the end of the movie They will make me Major after this but I am not even in their Army ...
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1answer
44 views

What was suppose to be happening with the horsemen and the merry-go-round shown in the end?

In Movie 'Now you see me', What was suppose to be happening with all so called Horsemen? What is that carousel mean to be? Is that a reference to something or have a meaning, or was it just implying ...
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3answers
177 views

How does Neal Caffrey make a living?

I'm assuming he had nothing of value when being released from prison (I guess all his possessions would be taken from him). He stays at June's place, paying $700 a month [1]. I'm assuming that he, ...
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1answer
88 views

What was the longest successful Primetime cartoon prior to The Simpsons?

The Simpsons, which started as a series of shorts shown during The Tracy Ullman Show, has now been on the air for 25 years as its own full-length half-hour episodic cartoon. Its success spawned a ...
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60 views

47 Ronin runtime?

I was looking to buy 47 Ronin on Blu-ray, but there seems to be some confusion regarding the runtime of the film. Amazon.com has it listed at a ridiculously long 238 minutes, this can't be correct. ...
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How come Tighten loses power immediately in the climax scene of MegaMind?

In the movie Megamind, Megamind accidently shot Hal with his serum gun. But it took few hours for Hal to change into Tighten. That's OK. But in the climax scene, when Megamind uses the same gun to ...
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47 views

Children playing sports in juvenile jail; title contains “Gear”

I tried to remember a film about child in juvenile jail. This film has a storyline about children who have problems in their environment and serving time in jail. There they form a sports team (I'm ...
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7k views

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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3answers
313 views

Question about the movie “The Double (2013)”

I saw the movie The Double this morning, a very strange movie. I didn't understand the exact plot of the movie. I've read the plot in IMDB and Wikipedia too, but I don't get it. Can somebody explain ...
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Turn-of-the-century séance

I saw only a scene from this on PBS in the late '90s or early '00s. It was certainly a film rather than a tv show, but probably made for tv. A group of fin-de-siècle bohemians, having held a séance, ...
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1answer
86 views

Old Czech or Yugoslavian movie?

I saw a movie when I was a kid about a guy in love with a girl. He would write poems for her. The girl wore a top hat in some scenes. I barely remember the movie, but I remember it made a huge ...
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1answer
57 views

In which show was someone named “Moo Goo Gai Pan”?

I just remembered about a TV show (or movie, maybe; I don't really recall most of it, but I think it was from TV), a cartoon, I think, in which there's an episode where someone has a trauma because ...
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1answer
330 views

What's on page 47?

In the movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets, at the end and in between, the President asks Ben a favor, something which was mentioned in Page 47 in the President's Book of Secrets. Does anybody ...
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74 views

Edition with 1-hour episodes each of TV series 24?

I wonder if there's a DVD release or similar of the TV series 24, in which each episode lasts one hour. What they showed on TV was only ever 42 minutes of the series, and the rest being used for ...
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1answer
50 views

Why didn't Martin have to go to jail?

At the last episode of season 1 of The Bridge, Martin shoots the innocent girl on live-tv. He had to because he wanted to know more about his son, if he was still alive or not. But this is still ...
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78 views

Why do the instructions rhyme in English?

The notes on the map to One-Eyed Willy's treasure are all in Spanish. When the Goonies get to the organ trap/puzzle, Mouth reads the instructions: To move on, play the tune......as each note is ...
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2answers
102 views

Probability of being a Tribute in the Hunger Games

Is there a way to work out the probability of a name being picked during the reaping and do the odds change depending on the District you come from or are there certain restrictions on how many people ...
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3answers
134 views

Why would Lydia engage in Gus's criminal activities at all?

Lydia strikes me as a very risk-averse person. Besides, she is apparently a mother of a little daughter. Since she holds a position in the management of a large multinational corporation, presumably ...
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1answer
168 views

woman answers door wearing saran wrap

I know I've seen this but I can't find it anywhere. Woman tries to spice up their relationship by answering the door wearing either saran wrap or bubble wrap. When she opens the door it's either the ...
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1answer
100 views

Kid spies on neighbour who might be a serial killer

So I am dying to find out about the movie title once again but i believe I mixed up some details from similar movies, but here it goes. The movie is a few years old I would guess not older than ...
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1answer
366 views

What is the source of Truffaut's famous anti-war movie quote?

Francois Truffaut famously said it is impossible to make an anti-war film. This is cited numerous times by Ebert, and there is even the trope "Truffaut was right". But what is the source for this ...
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1answer
72 views

A wild comedy of 3 fat black guys from 20 years ago

This was somewhere in late 80s or the beginning of the 90s. I remember one scene in particularly where they were arrested, thrown into a police car and they used some wires and hooks to jack the car ...
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387 views

Boy breaks into (toy) store and then goes into another world

I'm looking for a kids movie I used to watch in the 1990's. It was either made in the 1980's or 1990's. It was about a boy. I believe he breaks into some type of store or toy store and then goes into ...
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1answer
95 views

Is there a name for Robin Williams' style of physical comedy?

I'm sure all film fans were deeply saddened by the recent death of Robin Williams. In obvious tribute, News outlets and internet sites are broadcasting clips of his finest works, and videos of his ...
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71 views

Will Jar Jar Binks be a character in any of the new Star Wars Films

Has it been confirmed or (please god) denied that Jar Jar Binks will appear in the new Star Wars films?
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1answer
129 views

Is Firefly/Serenity related to the game series Mass Effect

I've played through all 3 Mass Effect games and now I'm watching Firefly. I noticed that Jayne (the mercenary) wears a "Blue Sun" muscle shirt and in Mass Effect, the Blue Suns are a mercenary ...
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2answers
80 views

Are the stories connected by more than just marginal references?

The Cloud Atlas presents us with 6 seemingly different storylines across centuries of human history: a personal adventure ultimately ending in a statement against slavery. a personal tragedy about ...
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1answer
48 views

HIMYM Episode where Marshall starts to get attracted to his co-worker?

What is the How I Met Your Mother episode where Marshall starts to get attracted to his co-worker because he's been with her for a very long time?
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1answer
85 views

Why does Morpheus believe Neo is the One

Is it ever stated in any of the films or in the animatrix why Morpheus persued and was certain that Neo was the one before even meeting him. He seemed to have made his decision that Neo was the One ...
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7answers
2k views

What happens if an actor dies or gets injured on set during filming?

Does that scene get edited out before it's released or is the movie scrapped altogether? To confirm, I'm asking about real deaths and injuries on set while the movie is being filmed. This is assuming ...
3
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1answer
68 views

Why did Deadly Viper Assassination Squad stop operating?

Four and a half years after the massacre in El Paso, the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad does not operate any more. Its members no longer work together. I understand that Bill and his brother had a ...
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1answer
220 views

I can't recall the name of a horror movie / TV-show I saw years ago.

I'm not sure if this is a nightmare I've had since I was young, because I'm pretty sure I saw this on TV. Anyway, the plot goes something like this: There's this big mansion, I think it's wine-red, ...

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