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208 views

A guy hires man to commit suicide-by-assassin, but killer fails, kills other people accidentally?

Movie starts with a (I assume British) guy who wants to commit suicide but he does not succeed. He meets a local guy who wants to earn some money and tells him that he will kill the suicidal man. But ...
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132 views

Earth Mars chat communication delay

Mark Watney was able to hack Mars Pathfinder and set up a kind of chat application to communicate with Earth. But AFAIK there is communication delay about 30 minutes in one way! And in the movie it ...
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44 views

Did John kiss Cameron?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, John and Cameron seem to have some kind of deep connection. Is there any scene of John and Cameron kissing or hugging each other, even in the deleted ...
3
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67 views

What is the name of this BBC TV special on the creation of Earth?

Some time ago, give or take 5 years, I was watching a documentary on BBC Life(?) or whatever the nature channel for BBC was at that time. It was a documentary on how the Earth was formed, from the Big ...
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1answer
96 views

How can Jasmine survive in the tunnel in Independence Day

In Independence Day, Jasmine (Vivica A. Fox) opens a door in the tunnel to save herself and her son during alien attack. She gets in and survives, but how? Assuming debris and fire does not get into ...
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52 views

How was pressure cooker blast filmed?

In Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), there is a scene where a pressure cooker suddenly blasts in front of two lead actors. How was this pressure cooker blast filmed? Was there any risk of harm to the ...
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105 views

Sandcrawler, real or fake?

In the Star Wars movie "A New Hope", there were some small creatures called Jawas on the planet Tatooine. They were using a big vehicle and its name is Sandcrawler. So my question is, did makers of ...
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101 views

Are the red strings used by Dexter a real thing?

Dexter works as a blood splatter analyst for Miami Metro police. We often see him on a crime scene using red strings to represent the trajectory of the blood: Is this a real thing done by blood ...
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Is the Pod Racing location real?

In the Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, when Anakin participates in the Pod race on Tatooine we can see the big location of the race starting point. I know these buildings are fake. So my ...
3
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67 views

Why does Guy consider changing sex?

In the third episode of the tenth season of The X-Files Mulder and Guy Mann have the following conversation: MULDER: That's because she used to be... uh, she once... She's transgender. GUY ...
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How could the lady who redeemed Bill know what was up?

In Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut, the protagonist Bill arrives at a secret party/orgy: Now there are several ways to interpret this movie - everything is a dream (or several dreams) and if not one could ...
2
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50 views

TV episode where man becomes a Robot

Might not be a movie by a ScFi original series, something like how Tales from the Crypt is a series of vignettes. In this 'short' a man is working for a tech/robotics company and in his free time he ...
2
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1answer
69 views

Movie with two guys in a small house under a highway overpass and where stuff starts disappearing

This movie came out some time after 2004. It had two guys who lived in some small house that was located under a highway overpass (or perhaps on the ground in a space between two highway overpasses). ...
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2k views

Is Wanda Maximoff Magneto's daughter?

I've never read the X-Men and Marvel comics, but from watching the films I have come to understand that Wanda Maximoff is the sister of Pietro Maximoff (we see them in Avengers: Age of Ultron). But ...
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52 views

Film where all the kids in the town vanish in a party [closed]

I want to know the name of a film I saw five years ago were all the families of a town go to the party of a intellectually disabled kid thrown by his old parents, and all the children vanish in the ...
5
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47 views

Who did Andy work for when he was a shoe-shiner?

In one episode, Andy states that he doesn't really know who his boss is. This raises the question, who is in charge of the shoe-shining business? We know that Leslie arranged for him to get the job ...
3
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1answer
51 views

80-2000s detective tv show

This is a TV series about pair of detectives (man and woman). I remember most of 2 episode: 1. It starts from showing man, which was hit by a lightning several times(it is very strange in opinion of ...
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66 views

Superhero kid with superpowers, turns green, skull masked villain [closed]

90s-2000s live action TV show with a young guy with an arm watch (maybe that gave him his powers) who can kinda turn green and get powers - speed, invisibility, maybe strength too. His nemesis is a ...
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57 views

Name a Movie where 4 to 5 Native Americans playing their role in War

There is a Movie, where War between two generals I think Americans and French or Mexicans. Happens and one General is holding a Higher Ground like Town. That General Lost at the end and His Daughters ...
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1answer
87 views

80s scifi movie in the underworld

I'm trying to find this (80s? or early 90s) movie. It has a mad scientist dad who builds some sort of machine that discovers an underworld of some sort. This is like a part of the earth, they can ...
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0answers
31 views

Suspenseful/thriller movie from the 00's about a group of parents that show up at a lake house and their college-aged sons are missing [duplicate]

I watched a film a few years back, I would say sometime between 2009-2014 on Netflix. I thought for sure it starred Alec Baldwin, but searching through his IMDb film list, I can't find anything ...
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3answers
124 views

What is the significance of the piece of leather Manco wears around his right wrist?

Manco, a.k.a. the Man With No Name, wears this for pretty much the entirety of For a Few Dollars More. The one exception I could find was when he was snooping around after dark in Agua Caliente, and ...
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1answer
87 views

What is the Tunnel Name Darth Maul fell in to?

In the movie Star Wars: Episode I (The Phantom Menace), Obi Wan fights with Darth Maul on the planet Naboo in Queen Amidala's castle and kills Darth Maul. After his death, Darth Maul was falling down ...
4
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0answers
95 views

How are awards given in the editing category?

How are awards are given in the editing category? In 2013, Argo (2012) won an Oscar for editing. I saw the movie, but I didn't notice any noticeable editing effects like rapid cut sticking out, like ...
2
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1answer
37 views

What LotR scene shows a closeup of Gollum eating a fish?

I remember a scene from one of the LotR movies that shows an extreme closeup of Gollum biting into a fish. It's so zoomed in that his mouth takes up the entire frame. The scene is just a few seconds ...
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36 views

Why does Bourne choose to reveal his location to Vosen?

After watching The Bourne Ultimatum so many times, I noticed something I didn't really pick up on before. Throughout the entire movie Bourne attempts to keep quiet about what he's doing, trying to ...
3
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1answer
81 views

Why didn't James Cameron direct further movies of 'Terminator' franchise after 'Terminator 2'?

After Terminator 2:Judgement day directed by James Cameron, came many other Terminator movies like Terminator 3, Terminator Salvation, Terminator Genisys. All these new Terminator movies' stories are ...
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1answer
29 views

Tv series, documentary/action/factual

It was a show I initially saw on Netflix, (however I doubt it was an original Netflix show) The narrator and some crew would discuss what teams army's (ninjas, SAS) would win put 1 vs 1/ 4 v 4 ...
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61 views

What is the fantasy movie that features a flying homing dagger with a demon face

My memory is sketchy. Probably a movie from the 1980s or 1990s. It's a fantasy movie. The dagger seems to be sentient. Once the master launches it toward you, the dagger will relentlessly chase after ...
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Are the actors speaking Japanese in Solar Crisis?

I have been watching Solar Crisis (1990) and it seems to be completely dubbed. The mouth movements have that Godzilla-like anti-synchronization. However, many of the actors, like Charleton Heston, ...
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0answers
16 views

What is that which Alexander Mahone is playing in Prison Break?

In the first episode of season 2 in Prison Break, When Mahone is asking the other guy to read the case of each escapee, He is playing some kind of crossword puzzle. I think I saw the word quote in the ...
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1answer
77 views

Movie about a scary doll that's found in an air vent

I seen this movie a while back and it's about mother and and a daughter and they find a doll in a vent and the doll is pretty ugly. The little girl later becomes addicted to the doll and anything that ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Was the world ever more radioactive?

In Godzilla (2014), it is mentioned that "those" creatures flourished when the world was more radioactive. Does it make sense?
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28 views

Role of death in Supernatural

I feel like there is a big plot hole in Supernatural regarding death (as an event, not an Death entity). For example, it has been shown in some early episodes, that you need reapers for people to die. ...
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1answer
1k views

Why is Kirk's middle initial wrong in series 1 episode 3 of Star Trek?

In the third episode of the original series of Star Trek, "Where No Man Has Gone Before", a powerful psychic makes a grave for Kirk as part of an elaborate attempt to kill him. The grave has a ...
3
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1answer
102 views

Movies with last second twists

The twist ending is such a trope that it has become almost laughable - and impossible to pull off with credibility; but there is another subtler kind of twist ending that I'm interested in: It ...
3
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0answers
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Did the paranormal debunker meet his end?

In the new Ghostbusters film, there's a character named Martin Heiss, played by Bill Murray. He's a famous debunker of claims of the paranormal. When he finally had direct evidence of ghosts I ...
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1answer
91 views

Italian film about a student in love with director's daughter?

Do you know the title of that Italian film from the 80s or 90s about a high-school student who falls in love with the school director's or teacher's (I do not remember) daughter? He struggled and ...
3
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1answer
27 views

How did Mr Brooks get rid of Smith's deposit box's content?

In the graveyard scene, Mr. Brooks tells Mr. Smith (Balford) that the content of his safety deposit box has vanished. How did he get rid of that content to make sure no one knows about the pictures ...
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1answer
15 views

In the end of “The Reader” does the photo frame owned by the daughter depict “Hanna Schmitz”?

In the scene at the end of The Reader where the daughter places the tin can next to a portrait. The lady on the left wearing a dotted skirt seems to resemble "Hanna Schmitz". Isn't it her?
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1answer
80 views

Movie about a guy who goes to a toy dimension

I'm trying to remember a movie that I must have seen on cable when I was 3 or 4 years old. It would have been the late 90s. I'm not certain of this, but it might have aired on Disney channel. The ...
6
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1answer
358 views

Who designed and built the T-800 series Terminator endoskeleton prop?

Who designed the T-800 series Terminator endoskeleton model (the prop) for the movies and the TV series. Was it the Art Director?
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1answer
575 views

Why is Joanna sometimes seen in bondage in “Mr. Robot”?

I noticed that in an episode of season 1 and in season 2, we see Tyrell's wife in bondage. Why is that? Is there some significance or symbolism besides sex appeal?
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Are there any other shows that actively show humans dating animals?

So my kids watch Alvin and the Chipmunks on Nick - the new one. I know it is innocent but I find it very bizarre that human girls are trying to date Alvin every other episode. I don't think I can ...
4
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What do the bugs symbolize in “Pi”?

In Pi (1998) we see bugs surrounding Max's brain during one of his hallucinations, and we also see bugs around Max's computer. What I don't understand is that sometimes the bugs are seen as a good ...
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1answer
43 views

Why did Cameron try to Kill John?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, 1st season last Episode when Cameron was starting the jeep its blast. Then she tries to Kill John Connor. so my question is, why is this? Is it because her ...
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0answers
24 views

What exactly happened to Dr. Donald Foite

I would like to know the in-universe explanation (if one) for Dr. Donald Foite's behavior in The Bourne Legacy, specifically Was he following orders or it was because of collateral effect of the ...
4
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0answers
57 views

Are Frank and Claire modeled after Bill and Hillary Clinton?

There are just too many similarities between Frank and Claire Underwood vs. Bill and Hillary Clinton: Both couples are both political animals Both Claire and Hillary are the US "ambassadors" oversea,...
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0answers
21 views

Why are Theo and Tabitha Galavan of different skin color?

From the TV series Gotham, we know that Theo and Tabitha Galavan are brother and sister. But how can they be siblings when their skin color is so different? Is there an explanation provided somewhere?...
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77 views

Do successful franchises always have humans? [closed]

I was wondering if there is any successful franchise completely without humans or human-like protagonists. Is this only made for identification reasons or are there other reasons (execpt low budget)?...

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