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Motivation of Killer in The Vanishing (1988)

Be warned spoilers below if you haven't watched the movie. The Killer in The Vanishing (1988, orig.: Spoorloos), his primary motivation as per my understanding was to gauge himself to see if he could ...
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Woman has recurring dreams about trains

If I recall correctly, the woman is about to become 25 and she mentions that, ever since she was at the age of 5, she has had a dream where she has to pick the correct train from twenty of them and ...
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Why was Elsa locked up in Frozen?

It does not look like that helped to inhibit her powers, in fact, they grow stronger as she grows older and still, no matter how potent her Ice Powers are, they can be completely controlled if she ...
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The choice to switch from POV in the remake of 'Maniac'

The modern remake of the 80s slasher film of the same name, Maniac (2012), starring Elijah Wood as Frank Zito is depicted entirely from the killer's point of view, thus putting the viewer 'in his ...
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Alien mask gives a teenager an exoskeleton and superpowers

I watched this movie sometime in the 90s. It’s about a teen who finds an alien mask, and when he puts it on it covers his body with an exoskeleton and gives him super powers. The only way to defeat ...
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Which is the first sign that indicates that Walt is not doing it for the family anymore?

In Breaking Bad, Walt turns into a dangerous, egotistical, manipulative and most-wanted Man from a mild mannered, docile, family man. He did start the whole thing for his family, but soon lost his ...
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What movie has the song “Six days of wars” on its soundtrack?

I heard this song, it´s called "Six days of wars", the song is from Colonel Bagshot: ...
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144 views

Did Vin MoCap the Dance?

We all know Vin Diesel is famous for his silky moves... Is there anything to substantiate the claim that Vin Diesel was himself the model for the Motion Capture of Groot's already infamous ...
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Windows-like logo in Halt and Catch Fire intro

In AMC's Halt and Catch Fire TV series, its intro at some point shows a Windows-like logo image. What is the image alluded for? Since it was before the rising of Windows and GUI. Here is where you ...
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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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275 views

A movie about a secret organisation

I'm looking for a movie some time ago, it goes like this. Person A lives a normal life until he meet person B. While they are together A takes B's phone by accident and discovers that B is a member ...
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Did Will forget who killed his father?

In Pirates of the Caribbean 1, Will Turner finds out that Bootstrap Bill was tied to a cannon and dropped to the ocean floor, if not for the Aztec curse, killing him. This happened after the mutiny ...
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What was in the letter to Epp's wife?

Midway through the movie "12 Years A Slave", Epp's wife asks Solomon to deliver a letter to the grocery store and made certain that Solomon could not read, leading the audience to believe the letter ...
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Is it the same screwdriver?

In the Day of the Doctor the War Doctor sets a program running on his screwdriver which 11's then has then completed. However 10 burnt out his Screwdriver in "Smith and Jones" working on the MRI ...
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What is the meaning of the title Trainspotting?

I want to ask about the title of the famous 1996 movie Trainspotting. What is the meaning of it and how does it fit in the context of story?
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Highway battle background score

What is the background score played in Captain America: The Winter Soldier when Captain America attacks the Winter Soldier right after Black Widow was shot?
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Other Species' Lifespan Compared to Lions'

In The Lion King, we are shown a family of lion royalty over multiple generations, as well as its subjects and other animals involved with its kingdom, the Pride Lands. Recently, I have noticed how ...
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Twin Towers in any movies set in the future? [closed]

Are there any movies that were released prior to September 11, 2001 that take place in a future (after that date) in which the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center appear?
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How close is Masters of Sex to the actual events?

Masters of Sex tells the Story of the research team consisting of William Masters and Virginia Johnson researching sexuality in the 1950s. The persons really existed as well as their study, so I ...
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Could someone tell me the name of this Vietnam film?

I remember watching a Vietnam film several years ago that followed soldiers through training. I can only remember one scene where the drill instructor teaches the recruits about the AK-47 and that it ...
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92 views

How are rerun episodes selected?

I'm curious as to how episodes of shows are selected for re-runs. I ask because I've noticed over the years of watching re-runs of various shows that they seem to favor certain episodes. I've noticed ...
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Why is Jean Rollin's “Le Viol du Vampire” Called this way? (The Rape of the Vampire)

I have not seen the entire movie, but from the snippets I have seen and the Wikipedia and other plot summaries, the movie does contain eroticism and violence but doesn't seem to involve rape. Why ...
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Has Tom ever actually digested Jerry?

Tom and Jerry have been playing the Chase Game for a long time, but I never recall Tom actually end it. I do recall Tom eating Jerry, but I can't recall any moment when Tom successfully ate Jerry. So ...
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Who translated the book “The Lady With a Little Dog” used in movie “The Reader”?

I found the Anton Chekov story "The Lady With the Dog", which is translated by Constance Garnett. It does not match with the story read by Michael in the movie "The Reader". Can anyone tell me who ...
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Did the Oracle somehow know the fight between Neo and Smith would work out in favour of the humans?

Agent Smith going rogue and Neo not choosing the door to the source when he met the Architect were not something the machines had anticipated, as the previous anomalies all behaved in a way that they ...
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Disambiguation between two similar documentaries “World War 2 In Colour”

There was a popular series on World War 2 that was done in color. Wikipedia's Entry says the following: World War II In HD Colour is a 13-episode television documentary series recounting the major ...
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Old movie/TV episode with a daughter disappearing into the woods

In the beginning of this American movie/episode we get to watch a home video of a young girl having a picnic with her family in the park. I'm not sure, but I think they were flying a kite. Suddenly ...
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Is every appearance of a product in a movie sponsored?

Inevitably products that are on sale pop up all the time like cars, whisky and phones. If the props department happens to use an Audi, Jack Daniels or an iphone, do they get in touch with them and see ...
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90's or older, small lady who might be a flower

There's a man. He's in love with a very small lady. I think she might be a flower and it takes place in a green house. Animated, 90's or older.
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Actresses ordered to “walk like you are wearing silk panties”

Years ago I saw an old movie that had a scene that included a line that went something like "you should walk like you are wearing silk panties". In it producers were trying to teach amateur actresses ...
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How did they create The Shadow's disguise?

In his 1994 movie The Shadow uses his psychic abilities to somehow alter his face to look like another person as part of his disguise. I've often wondered how this was actually done in the movie. It ...
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What happened to Mike and Carol's former spouses?

In the Brady Bunch (the TV show, not the film series), the title song establishes that the 6 new step-siblings are from Mike and Carol's former marriages (or partnerships). What happened to Mike's ...
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Trainees sent to an island and murdered

I saw this movie 2 years back and now I don't remember the name. I tried searching it on Youtube also but due to lack of information that I have I am unable to find it. It was a Hollywood movie in ...
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What is the English translation of the French dialogue in “Croissant de Triomphe”?

"Croissant de Triomphe," one of the episodes of the 2013 cartoon series Mickey Mouse, contains all French dialogue. What is the English translation of the episode's dialogue?
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Where did the name “Guardians of the Galaxy” come from?

In the film, I noticed the name to be used for the first time by Ronan after the crash landing, talking to the group. Later, Peter says something like “I guess we really are Guardians of the Galaxy”. ...
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What determines when a book will be split into multiple films?

Over the last few years more and more book adaptations are being split into multiple films corresponding to a single book, to name a few: The Hobbit (One book, three films) Breaking Dawn Mockingjay ...
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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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Are those movie masks for real where A impersonates B? [duplicate]

You know the kind I mean. At the intro of Mission Impossible, we see Tom Cruise, who suddenly hooks a hand beneath his jaw and tears of his face, which turns out to be one of those vinyl masks. ...
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Son and Stepmother compete for Father's attention by cooking meals

A boy's mother dies, the father hires a housekeeper and marries her. The boy and stepmother vie for the approval of the father by cooking his favorite dishes. The father dies and the boy leaves the ...
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How did Sherlock know there must be a code to call off the killers?

In The Reichenbach Fall, Sherlock is standing on the rooftop after it became clear, that he has to jump and kill himself in order to save his friends. He then starts laughing and turns around to ...
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Why did Lord Humungus kill himself in Mad Max 2?

Driving head on against a large truck seems pretty stupid, why did Humungus do that in Mad Max 2? What was he trying to accomplish?
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Hunger Games - Extra meaning in “Panem”

I know the naming of the country "Panem" already has at least a couple meanings in the books and movies. For starters, it translates to "bread", and is even more fitting when Plutarch mentions the ...
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In Fargo, why did the police ignore that Chumph was duct-taped to the chair?

Why was no attention made in Fargo about Malvo's accomplice, Chumph, being duct taped to a chair and a gun duct taped to his hand? This would be proof there was someone else in town, doing bad things. ...
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Film featuring advert for 'Stay Put' lipstick

Whilst rewatching Mad Men memories of an old film came to mind and I'd like help identifying it. American film, made/set in late 50's early 60's. Starred beautiful woman/bombshell (a Marilyn Monroe ...
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Why did two characters have to go to Lake Tahoe to get married?

In Grey's Anatomy, series 10, episode 13, two people decide to drive to Lake Tahoe to get married. Why did they have to go to there? Is it something to do with going to another state? (Do marriage ...
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Exceptions to horror genre and female sexuality tropes?

Recalling Carol Clover's Her body, himself: Gender in the Slasher Film, there is typically an androgynous final girl in horror films - such as Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween - who survives the movie. ...
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Help identifying gambling? movie

I don't remember a lot of the details from the film at all, but one scene stands out rather vividly. The main character is a young man, in his 20s/30s, visiting his dying father at the hospital. He ...
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Attack on a person resting in a parked car

I saw a French film on British TV some years ago, probably released in the period 1999-2007, the name and most details of which I cannot remember. I think it was shown as part of a series of French ...
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Does there exist a full, “Director's Cut” version of Fast Times at Ridgemont High?

I remember watching this on TV many, many moons ago (maybe early 90's?) and there was a scene where Spiccoli is explaining how he got a guitar pick from Mick Jagger. It was definitely not in the ...
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Who is the composer of the soundtrack of the movie Incubus (1966)?

Who is the composer of the soundtrack of the movie Incubus (1966)? I searched, but I did not find his the name. IMDB

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