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What was Mann's motivation?

In Interstellar, the crew members visited the second planet and found Mann. Soon after finding Mann, they discover that he has lied about the data. And then he tried to kill Cooper as he decides to ...
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41 views

Scholarly Research on Movie Villains [closed]

I am performing a research project on movie villains and have spent ages scouring the web for research on them. While there are many articles on movie heroes, there are few which focus on movie ...
1
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1answer
49 views

looking for the name of an old VHS movie, it's basically a generic Aladdin animated movie

it's basically a generic Aladdin movie. i just remember a poor boy, a big tree with a pretty under ground cavern with jewels and a magic red ring, a genie, the boy has to jump across a bunch of tall ...
2
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1answer
52 views

70s movie where fatally ill wife is frozen to be thawed when her illness is cured

There was a movie (around 70s or early 80s I think) where someone's wife was fatally ill. She will be frozen to be kept alive, until a cure is available. Much later, a cure will be found, and she ...
1
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1answer
75 views

Identify this movie about a funny flight attendant speech

What is that movie where there's a scene with a flight attendant or something and she's going over safety instructions and there's a guy behind her acting it out, but everything she ends with is...or ...
9
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2answers
3k views

What is the reason for Bridget von Hammersmark's unusual name?

One thing I always wondered about Inglourious Basterds is, why the famous actress Bridget von Hammersmark has such an unusual name (and which nobody else in the movie seems to find unusual). Her last ...
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0answers
36 views

Identify Gap Commercial from the 90's? [closed]

This may be off-topic for this site (apologies if it is), but I couldn't find a more pertinent site to ask it on. I'm sure many of us remember the Gap commercials from the 90's, with all their great ...
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1answer
31 views

Snowman cartoon

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a snowman was made with the help of the moon. The cartoon had only snowmen, no people. They used to live in igloos. ...
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1answer
59 views

Man running for his life

I'm looking for a movie in which many and I mean a lot of people are after a man. They try to kill him and I guess try to inject him with some sort of GPS stuff. In the end he gets a surprised ...
2
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1answer
72 views

Identify movie with pickup truck racing a red Ferrari

So around 1995 I saw a movie where this guy goes into a bar and ends up being forced (I think) to race some guy in a Ferrari. A little more detail I remember about the scene: 1) The bar looks like ...
4
votes
1answer
289 views

IMAX DMR vs 35mm film

I am planning to watch Interstellar, but I'm wondering which version I should watch. It has been released on a wide variety of media, among them classic 35mm film and IMAX. So I'm not sure if I should ...
13
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2answers
3k views

How old is SpongeBob?

How old is SpongeBob? I don't mean how old is the series, I mean what is SpongeBob's age if he were a real person. I ask because his age seems to be ambiguous in the show. He has a full-time job He ...
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0answers
15 views

The last words of Harmonica's brother in Once upon a time in the West [duplicate]

I am an ardent fan of Sergio Leone's Once upon a time in the West. From time to time I am thinking about the last words that Harmonica's brother delivered before his cruel death by hanging in the ...
2
votes
2answers
414 views

OK so what the hell happened at the end of Birdman?

Birdman is a very innovative movie. The cinematography alone is brilliant, capturing the spirit behind the scenes at a Broadway Theatre. And the screenplay seems, in part, an interesting view of ...
2
votes
1answer
536 views

Why does Lorelei shoot Jason Lennon in S05E16?

In the episode "There Will be Blood", Lorelei tracks down the people she believes to be behind her sister's abduction and murder, and exacts revenge. The second culprit (Jason) admits to being an ...
6
votes
5answers
151k views

What did Charlie's aunt do?

I just watched the new movie with Emma Watson, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". The central theme of the movie is the relationship between Charlie and his aunt. He has been traumatized by her ...
2
votes
1answer
176 views

Can't find the title of the movie that happens in white/blank land

I need some help with a movie title. When I was a kid, I used to watch tv but i think i didn't understand the movies the right way. So nostalgia hit me and i want to rewatch the one movie that popped ...
9
votes
4answers
6k views

Why did Jose give Cole the gun?

At the airport Cole meets Jose who gives him a gun and instructs him to kill Dr. Peters. Now the question is - why? They make it clear in the film that the past cannot be altered and that is why he ...
1
vote
1answer
240 views

Movie where people are stranded on a plane without knowledge of how they got there

A movie where a few (around 5) people are stranded on a plane. They are from totally different backgrounds. The main character (I think) is a truck driver. There is also a teacher and a former ...
4
votes
1answer
323 views

The meaning of the adopted African boy in Fargo?

In the TV show Fargo Police Chief Bill Oswalt (Bob Odenkirk) adopts an african boy towards the end of the series. It is mentioned in one scene where he introduces him to Molly. The boy explains that ...
10
votes
4answers
21k views

Did Spiderman filming halt so Tobey Maguire could bulk up?

Spiderman 1 with Tobey Maguire tells the story of how Peter Parker acquired his abilities. Most of the time he is fully clothed. However, we are privy to at least one scene (the day he gets bit) ...
4
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0answers
78 views

Mother kills in court the murderer of her daughter

Can you help me find the following black and white film I've seen repeatedly on Italian TV in the 70s but that was presumably shot in the 60s or in the 50s? A little girl is murdered by a pedophile ...
3
votes
1answer
240 views

Why do all post-apocalyptic-set media portray perfect teeth? [closed]

I understand the premium that's placed on perfectly straight pearly white teeth in American society (or at least I think I do) but one thing that really irks me is the dental perfection on display in ...
2
votes
1answer
65 views

At the start of the 3rd Tour why were the US soldiers more reckless than they were before?

Forgive me if I'm not getting all of the details exactly right, but: In the first two tours in American Sniper, the soldiers traveled in armored tanks, moving slowly, flanked by 10-20 soldiers per ...
13
votes
8answers
21k views

Explanation for Lenny's “I've done it” tattoo

I've watched Memento quite a few times. I feel for the most part that I understand it, while most people don't. I’ve seen people go as far as to say that Lenny is Sammy Jankins which is impossible. ...
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0answers
84 views

What is title of this time travel post apocalyptic movie in New York, late 1950's?

These are some of the things I remember: Astronauts land in future and find mutants in New York area. Mutants are typical radiated descendants of nuclear warfare. There are non mutants in conflict ...
8
votes
3answers
300 views

Did John McClane know Bill Clay was really Hans Gruber? If so, how?

Late in Die Hard, baddie Hans Gruber pretends to be an innocent bystander named "Bill Clay," and John McClane gives Hans a gun. The gun turns out to be unloaded, meaning McClane knew or at least ...
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1answer
68 views

Animated show in cartoon network about warrious fighting with magic cubes

I used to watch the show when I was a kid. It had guys fighting with cubes with designs in them; they used to yell out something and the cube would transform. can anyone help?
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Where does Barry Allen live?

Has it been established where Barry Allen lives? Most of the time we see him off duty, he's either in his empty lab at CCPD or at Star Labs. Does he have an apartment, or did he move back to the West ...
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0answers
58 views

“It's not like in the movies. you just die.” [closed]

I'm looking for movies in the movies concerning death. Do you guys know any movie where a dying character says: "It's not like in the movies. you just die."
8
votes
6answers
2k views

What was going on with Tom Hagen?

In The Godfather, Part II there's some conflict between Michael and Tom: TOM: That plane goes to Miami. MICHAEL: That's where I want it met. TOM: Mike that's impossible -- they'll turn ...
1
vote
1answer
71 views

50s-60s movie about a country man who goes on an adventure

I have a very faint recollection of this movie, having watched it as a kid. The general plot was about a big man (who may or may not have been an English or Scottish lumberjack), who lived in a tiny ...
7
votes
1answer
78 views

Is there a specific style or genre name for Jackie Chan's movies?

Aside from the obvious Action or Martial Arts, Jackie Chan's movies are filled with very angular fight scenes (i.e. Punch, Hesitation, Retraction, Counter, etc...). There is a deliberateness to it, ...
2
votes
1answer
390 views

Rooftop contraption used to simulate realistic driving scenes

I recall seeing a behind-the-scenes feature wherein it is explained that realistic action sequences involving moving cars are now possible with the use of a device which allows the car to be ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Movie with young kids just hang round with their cars talking about their dreams

Movie is based in 60' or 70'in USA. Young kids during school break just walking and driving around. They are 16-17 but most of them have their own car. Lots of Cars in the movie, drive-in ...
6
votes
1answer
607 views

name the animated movie showing earth from an alien point of view in which cars are seen as the dominant life form

What is the name of the animated short film (pre 1985) that shows an alien's view of earth and they think cars are the main life form?
2
votes
1answer
232 views

Why is Rumpelstiltskin a bad guy again?

In the third season of Once Upon a Time Rumpelstiltskin gave his life in order to save his son and his friends. Now he is complotting with the new villain of the series. I don't understand this choice ...
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0answers
40 views

Medieval movie with a witch that could see people through a candle

There is a medieval movie I saw once when I was quite young. The only details I remember were that people were at war and there was a witch who in a certain scene was able to see people having sex ...
3
votes
1answer
100 views

looking for a tv show from 90s with child who stopped time for others by clapping

There was a girl living in a house with her parents. Any time the girl clapped her hands, time stood still and everything held on. The only one who was able to move was the girl. When she clapped her ...
1
vote
1answer
146 views

Movie with a Stranger masturbation tehnique, but it's not Gone in 60 seconds?

Movie with a Stranger masturbation tehnique, but it's not Gone in 60 seconds? I remember seeing a movie about four friends meeting at the same bar throughout the movie and at one point, this guy is ...
12
votes
5answers
11k views

What is the implicit meaning of Mal's riddle in Inception?

You're waiting for a train. A train that will take you far away. You know where you hope this train will take you, but you don't know for sure. But it doesn't matter, because we'll be together. ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

“That's what I said!”

All throughout the movie The Goonies a character will say something wrong and then say "That's what I said!" For example Data says "bootie" trap instead of "boobie" trap and then say's "That's what I ...
3
votes
1answer
106 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

What is the name of this 80s TV special for kids?

Really struggling to remember this one, it's killing me and my friend. It was some sort of After School special in the 80s, thought I'm not sure on which network it aired. It could have been a ...
6
votes
1answer
108 views

Is Miss Moneypenny's character altered in the movies?

Has the character of Miss Moneypenny in the movies Skyfall, or the upcoming Spectre, been altered at all from its source material (the Ian Flemming novels)?
2
votes
2answers
422 views

Mid 90s movie set in prison where two men are friends and one tries to break out

I watched this movie around 1995-96. A few tenuous details that I remember: It is about prison and two guys are friends. One guy is very nice and maintains a good reputation throughout the movie. ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

Fat guy in electric wheelchair

I watched this movie couple years ago, I think it's from 2005 or newer. It should be a Hollywood movie, and it's set in the future. I remember, the people were lazy, hooked up on virtual reality and ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How did they get the baby actor in Tootsie to repeatedly turn its head away from food?

In Tootsie, they have a scene where the baby keeps turning it's head away as a spoon is brought close to it's mouth. Usually the only role for a baby in a movie is crying but this seems more complex ...
2
votes
1answer
326 views

Movie that uses USB-Holo Table interface?

I'm trying to remember all the uses of Quantum of Solace 'Holo Tables' (alá Pixelsense) in recent movies, and there is one example that (whilst I can recall the imagery) I can't locate what movie it's ...
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votes
2answers
64 views

Animation : on card game

hi can anybody know the animation series name which is based on concept of card play in which monster come out of card when it card called this show is similar to "Yu-Gi-Oh!" but not based on ancient ...

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