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952 views

How does Groot spread light?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Groot threw something in the dark that spreads light: What are these? Are these fireflies? Or something else? How does Groot (a walking tree) throw those lights? How are ...
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2answers
129 views

A movie about trapped people where they can only be back by being good

I'm looking for a movie about people trapped in a parallel world. They can only get back into the real world by being good. Killing yourself is not an option because you will be resurrected again. I ...
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1answer
65 views

Horror movie involving scary photos hidden under the floorboars in an old abandoned house

Could you please identify the following horror movie: I can't remember the exact beginning, but a group of young friends staying in an old abandoned house break the floorboards and discover an old ...
3
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2answers
234 views

Psychological horror from mid-2000s with Max von Sydow or Maximillian Schell

Here's what I remember: Came out in early 2000s - saw it on an HBO preview weekend I think. Dozing while it was on so just saw bits and pieces. Either Max von Sydow or Maximillian Schell (MS) - I ...
3
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2answers
188 views

Why aren't all the werewolves turning at the same time?

In the Vampire Diaries S02E21, The Sun Also Rises, when Klaus's main werewolf turns, why doesn't Kyle himself and his backup werewolf also turn at the same time?
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2answers
801 views

How could the human race be saved in Interstellar?

In Interstellar the human race seemed to be facing pretty poor odds until they discovered a convenient wormhole placed there by an unknown entity expressed as "they". Later in the movie, we discover ...
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3answers
218 views

Could the Guardians Of The Galaxy Build An Army of Groots?

In the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy, Groot is able to be regrown after being completely destroyed. Why couldn't the Guardians of the Galaxy members just plant a hundred Groots from his sprouts ...
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1answer
44 views

LaSalle calling Pride, King

In NCIS: New Orleans, 1. am I hearing LaSalle correct when he calls Pride "King", and 2. why does he call him that?
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1answer
433 views

What, exactly, are those “things” that come from the hole in the sky in The Avengers?

These: They explode like something that would be mechanical running on some power source, yet they roar and attempt to eat some of the Avengers, and they move more like an animal in water than like ...
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1answer
86 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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1answer
405 views

Examining the limits of the MCU?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is defined as a transmedia franchise, in that it seeks to push unified content fluidly across different mediums, but prioritizes the Live Action depiction of its ...
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2answers
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Why is “Airplane!” called “Flying High!” in some countries?

According to Wikipedia, the movie Airplane! is called Flying High! in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Japan, and the Philippines. I have looked online for some reasonable explanations as to why ...
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1answer
71 views

Old horror movie about haunted village/town?

I watched this super horror movie in 1995-2000 (from a z studio I guess). I remembered a few scenes and bit of story here is explained: 1) group of boys and girls finds village when they are on tour ...
4
votes
2answers
434 views

Why does Ronan want to destroy this planet/race?

[Source] Ronan the Accuser is the main villain in Guardians of the Galaxy. Even though the Kree and the Xandarians have signed a peace treaty, Ronan (who is a Kree) seems hellbent on destroying ...
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0answers
60 views

Medieval boy taken into slavery grows up strong enough to row the boat

It's from either the 80s or 90s. It's set in medieval times, about a boy taken into slavery and he works on a boat. Then as an adult he can row the boat on his own because of his strength.
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0answers
19 views

Why is Cole not checking all cells?

In Camp X Ray, during the required routine where Cole and a second male guard, patrol the 10 cells in the specified corridor (101-110), It seems that Cole is not checking the last 2 cells. It is ...
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5answers
6k views

Ending to Memento

I know I'm a little behind, but I just watched the movie Memento and the ending got me thinking a lot. And when I think a lot I usually turn toward the internet to find the vast majority of solutions ...
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1answer
52 views

Identify movie with hostage rescue and river boat [on hold]

What is the movie that near the beginning has a hostage rescue by special forces on a jungle hideaway? After the rescue the soldiers escape by 4-wheel hotly pursued by the bad guys and reach a river ...
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1answer
117 views

Looking for a film about an everlasting pie

I vaguely remember as a kid watching a film about a pie that never ran out, that you could keep eating. It had arms and legs and talked, and could change into any flavour. There was a group of "bad ...
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2answers
9k views

Back to the Future Part 3 - Why doesn't Marty use the other DeLorean?

In Back to the Future Part 3 Marty follows Doc back to 1885 to rescue him from being shot at the hands of Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen. He arrives in 1885 some time after Doc has written the letter that ...
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4answers
10k views

Explain Lennys “I've done it” tattoo in Memento

So 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
117 views

Is the fifth dimension of Interstellar the same as Block Universe theory? [closed]

Is Interstellar referring to Block Universe theory of space-time with its concept of a fifth dimension?
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1answer
54 views

What movie is this from [closed]

What movie or tv show is this from? I can't figure it out but I really want to see it. enter link description here
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5answers
23k views

What was wrong with Betty's hands?

Early in the first season of Mad Men, Don Draper's wife Betty seems to be suffering from some kind of affliction that makes her hands go numb. She eventually sees a psychiatrist and the whole thing ...
2
votes
1answer
101 views

Why is lotion used as a metaphor for masturbation?

I've noticed a theme in sitcoms, more from the 80s/90s than now, that a bottle of hand lotion would be used a sign that a character has been masturbating. I don't get it. I imagine that lotion might ...
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0answers
39 views

Hungarian movie about an orphan boy, a woman and two men

I am looking for a movie that I watched a few years ago in Duna TV with English subtitles. Perhaps it's a Hungarian movie. It was about two men and a woman living together and both men love the woman. ...
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1answer
19 views

Mexican reinactors storm the Alamo

Movie where modern Mexican soldiers or re-enactors storm the Alamo of the present and claim it for Mexico. English language, release date approx 1970s to early 1980s, origin: I assume the USA
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1answer
16 views

Instructional TV series on common-world things

Several months ago I was watching in TV (NatGeo Latinoamerica I think but it could be Discovery Channel Latinoamerica or History Channel Latinoamerica) an advertisement about a new TV ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Why did Corder leak information in “The Final Cut” (BBC)

In the original House of Cards series, Corder leaks a tape and documents to Makepeace. I don't see the reason for doing so. Killing Urquhart sort of made sense, but why leak the negative information ...
2
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2answers
57 views

Immortal guy dies after statue of lion/tiger comes to life and gives him heart attack

It's black and white; I think it was a show of some sort. He is sentenced to hang but he doesn't die and he's let go and after that he bets people to shoot him, I believe. I've tried to google and ...
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0answers
85 views

Can you tell me who is this actress from the picture? [closed]

Can you tell me who is this actress and maybe the movie from which this picture is taken?
2
votes
1answer
85 views

Writer goes through tunnel

Hi I'm trying to remember a film involving a writer who goes to a village and weird things start happening (I think through his previous novels?). Anyway he tries to leave through this tunnel but ...
5
votes
0answers
122 views

Is Nolan citing Borges?

When I was watching Interstellar a few days ago and Cooper passed the black hole horizon to find himself in a "non-space" on the other side of his daughter's bookshelves where he had access to all ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Cooper's messages from inside the tesseract [duplicate]

In Interstellar Cooper sends different messages back to his child Murphy, when she was in child's age. on the left hand side he tried to tell himself Not to leave, by morse Code 'stay'. on the right ...
6
votes
3answers
276 views

Why Cooper didn't simply not give the co-ordinates of NASA?

In Interstellar, Cooper tries to send a message "STAY" to his daughter so she won't let him go. If that was his intention then why did he give the coordinates of NASA at first place?
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1answer
679 views

Why was Dr Mann so mean? [duplicate]

Firstly, we are told that Dr Mann was the best of all of them and he knowingly went to that planet that it might very well be the end if the planet was unsustainable. Since the planet was indeed a ...
2
votes
1answer
293 views

Why does Holder use the term 'habibi'?

In the American version of The Killing, detective Stephen Holder is seen using the term habibi several times when talking to his sister and his nephew, Habibi is an Arabic term of endearment widely ...
6
votes
1answer
816 views

How did Daniel Atlas get the “Suck It” card into Thaddeus Bradley's pocket?

In the scene where Thaddeus Bradley visits the Four Horseman before their second show, J Daniel Atlas performs a trick where he somehow gets a card with the words "Suck It" into Thaddeus Bradley's ...
15
votes
3answers
24k views

Why wasn't Interstellar shot in 3D?

A large part of story in Interstellar takes place in the space and hence there are many occasions when it feels like "wouldn't it have been better to watch this scene in 3D?". Especially after ...
5
votes
2answers
236 views

Movie with wrongly convicted female lead who is put to death in the gas chamber

Trying to remember the title of this movie has been bothering me for over 30 years. Every couple of years I post the bit that I can remember of the movie at imdb.com, but, to date, no one knows the ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Who is the musical group that performed at the end of an David Letterman show that I am describing (they performed probably in the 2000s)?

There was a musical act that closed a David Letterman episode quite a few years back. It might have been in around 2000s or even before in the 90s. The act had a soulful brunette girl as the singer, ...
4
votes
1answer
81 views

Blade Runner - What makes this movie so iconic?

Blade Runner has a lot of buzz around it. Everyone knows the movie, it's widely cited and highly regarded. However, after watching it twice I just wasn't impressed. I thought it was average at ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Lore (2012): What was Thomas's background?

For a while we are led on to believe that Thomas is Jewish. But later it is revealed that he was just using a dead Jew's papers. However, earlier the number tattoo on his arm was briefly shown to ...
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votes
1answer
68 views

the serial killer movie [closed]

Watched the movie 8/9 years ago .don' t know the movie name . a bit i remember that he kills only woman after killing them he has sex with them.
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0answers
179 views
0
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0answers
18 views

Annual historical series

There is an russian historical series Namedni 1961-1991 Nasha Era by Leonid Parfenov. Every episode is dedicated to a particular year (e.g. 1971). In every episode there are "events, people, phenomena ...
4
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1answer
47 views

Leon interrogation

I am watching Blade Runner for the first time, and early on we have this scene Holden: Describe in single words. Only the good things that come to your mind. About your mother. Leon: ...
1
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1answer
44 views

Experiment in prison setting with half guards and half prisoners

I'm trying to remember the title to this movie that I saw. I know it was on HBO when I saw it about 2 years ago. The plot is this group of males are brought into this prison for an experiment. Half of ...
1
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1answer
67 views

Woman goes after serial killer who may have killed her sister

I'm looking to find a film I watched in the late 90's possibly early 00's. A woman goes in hunt of a serial killer. I think he may have killed her sister. It turns out that she has no leads what so ...
2
votes
3answers
357 views

A movie about aliens living underground

So I'm trying to find a movie, in which an alien species digs a tunnel and lives underground. In the movie we can see at the beginning a little boy outside a house, and suddenly the ground collapses ...

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