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129 views

Futuristic movie - man being tortured, another writing in sand

I really need help identifying a movie. It has plagued me for pretty much all my life because at the very beginning of my life is when I saw it. It had to have been made anywhere from 1980-1990, give ...
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1answer
21 views

Understanding Mia's choice at the end

Towards the end of If I Stay Mia's grandfather says 'It will be okay if you leave'. Mia then decides to let go and die. However, given this, why does she stay in the end? Is it because of the news ...
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17k views

Why isn't the term “Zombie” used?

Since The Walking Dead started, we've heard names like Walkers, Bitters, Dead Heads and some others I don't recall, when referring to the zombies. But, one thing no one has called them are Zombies. ...
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3answers
539 views

How is Cooper's age justified?

In Interstellar the course of events to my knowledge is the following: The time taken to travel from Earth to the wormhole is 2yrs (Aggregate = 2). After that we don't know how much time passed on ...
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1answer
130 views

Late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator?

Looking for a late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator. What I remember is; This aired on SBS in the early 2000s, and I remember it being fairly new looking at ...
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1answer
66 views

Movie about hidden dimensions and appearances being deceiving

This is a science fiction thriller that was probably made in the late 90s or early 2000s. The plot revolves around the protagonist becoming involved with a small group of experts, who specialize in ...
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1answer
297 views

Movie with magical jewel / stone which turns you invisible when put inside your mouth?

A long time ago, when i was a kid/teen, I watched a movie about knights, and battles among them. I really don't remember anything about the story (other than it was fiction, rather than Historical), ...
2
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1answer
91 views

Movie about a child serial killer

About a few years ago I watched a very interesting movie about a child turned killer. He likes to kill animals and watch them die. His mom is a stripper and one night when she is off to work he kills ...
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1answer
65 views

Are time lapse shots of growing plants done in a studio or at the particular places on earth?

I recently watched the Planet Earth TV series. There are some beautiful shots in the different episodes! And one shot (or one particular type of shot) I'm curious about how they done it. In the 8th ...
2
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1answer
105 views

School basketball TV show (British, I think)

I'm searching for a TV series name, I guess the leading girl's called Holly and she started a basketball team called the Outlaws. In school they are rivals with a team called Ramz or Rams, I don't ...
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1answer
52 views

How are flyover sequences shot?

I have always wonder how they shoot the flyover sequences. Is it very difficult, is it costly? Me being an amateur filmmaker, can I shoot such a sequence? Example: ...
4
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1answer
37 views

Name of B western movie that starts with horse race

Looking for name of B western movie in color from "50-60 seen on TV. It starts out with a horse race in a town out west. A stranger rides in at the last minute, hands a couple of law books to an old ...
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1answer
97 views

Now that Sons of Anarchy is over… What was up with that homeless lady?

It's been bugging me for years. She seemed to be some kind of conscience character, and a friend surmised that she was likely a harbinger of death (notice the crows eating the bread she was holding ...
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40 views

Animated movie similar to Thumbelina

I recall a movie about a little girl with black hair who goes to a witch for a potion or something to that effect. The little girl is rude and the witch turns her into a tiny person. She encounters ...
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1answer
60 views

Two families in the woods, creepy children

I am searching for a movie I've seen a long time ago. There was something about a two families, going on a weekend or vacation in a house deep in the woods. After a day or two the vacation starts to ...
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3answers
3k views

Why didn't Elizabeth get cursed?

In Pirates of the Caribbean, whoever has the Aztec gold gets cursed. But Elizabeth had the gold coin with her which Bootstrap gave to his son Will before he was tied to a cannon and dropped to the ...
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1answer
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 ...
6
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4answers
178 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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0answers
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
10k views

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
1k views

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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0answers
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
73 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
497 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 ...
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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
439 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
984 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 ...
2
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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
418 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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
3
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2answers
88 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
votes
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 ...
5
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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 ...
1
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0answers
69 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
vote
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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