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Explanation on Zemo's plan

I just watched Captain America: Civil War and these were the questions I had after leaving the theatre: Was Zemo's plan really that brilliant? Okay so I understood that he wanted to pit the Avengers ...
2
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77 views

What happened to Magneto after the past changed in X Men Days of Future Past?

In X Men Days of Future Past, After the history was changed, Logan wakes up and we see that everyone is there, including Charles, Jean, Scott, Storm, and Beast. However, Magneto was not there. He was ...
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60 views

Where do all the skin cells go, that Superman and Supergirl lose every day? [migrated]

As by this article a normal human being loses about 3.6 kilograms (8 pounds) of skin cells every year. They are usually eaten by dust mites. But certainly this does not apply to Kryptonian skin ...
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64 views

80s TV programme with blue/green aliens in a farm house

Can anyone identify this TV show for me. It was either late 70's or very early 80s. It would have either been on BBC or ITV. It had a family in it and there was an alien upstairs in this house, ...
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3answers
10k views

Supergirl has pierced ears - how exactly did she manage this?

Supergirl is effectively invulnerable (her cousin is known to have to use his heat vision to shave; presumably she does too for legs etc). But her ears are pierced in the TV show. This image shows ...
8
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1answer
294 views

What are the criteria for being “No One”?

In "Oathbreaker", the third episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones I haven't read the books, but from the series alone my understanding is that So what are the criteria for being truly ...
2
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2answers
105 views

What is the first movie where an intelligent computer rebels against its creators?

There is a common trope in science fiction about the invention of an intelligent computer which then rebels against its makers. In cases like The Matrix it imprisons them; in Terminator, it tries to ...
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88 views

British mini series, name of series wanted

British mini-series, probably 1990s or early 2000s, about a family of four going on holiday. Its a dark comedy. Dad is belligerent and critical Son & daughter don't want to go, but do go. ...
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1answer
46 views

Identifying a Japanese movie about swordswomen

I am looking for a Japanese movie that I watched a long time ago. It looks like it was made during the 70's, or the 80's at most. In the movie, there was a woman who seems to be a brothel mistress ...
3
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1answer
85 views

How come the coffee initially tasted awful

During the part of The Hateful Eight that showed what happened before, I missed the part that explained why the coffee tasted so awful. What did I miss?
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2answers
84 views

Twilight Zone? Outer Limits? Can't remember!

Have gone through all the episode plots as listed in IMDb, this plot doesn't show up, so I'm thinking maybe it wasn't Twilight Zone or Outer Limits. Plot: A quiet neighborhood develops ...
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1answer
382 views

Movie where the main character is waiting all his life for a phone call

About a year ago, I happened to watch a movie in the TV while switching between channels. Those are the details I remember about it: It wasn't new but also not very old, probably filmed around the ...
7
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0answers
56 views

How historically accurate is the climactic briefing scene in Downfall?

Despite a usual number of goofs and some controversy about its historical accuracy, the 2004 German film Downfall (Der Untergang) is generally acknowledged to contain many authentic parts. Various ...
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83 views

African american man gets stuck inside a painting for several years

An African American man gets stuck inside a painting for several years. He manages to escape somehow and is trying to find his way home to his family. I remember that he was married, but once he had ...
1
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1answer
119 views

Car racing cartoon series where cars race when the portals open and they have to complete the race with in the time limit

I saw a cartoon episode probably in late 90s or early 2000s which was about racing cars and it was probably animated. What I remember is that group of racers waited for the portals to open and then ...
6
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0answers
103 views

What techniques are used to film the twins in Quantico?

In Quantico, there are a pair of recruited agents. Raina and Nimah Amin, both played majestically by actress Yasmine Al Massri. The two characters are shown side by side in almost every episode. They ...
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1answer
106 views

Negligible presence of Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War posters, trailers, etc

Spider-Man had a key role in Captain America: Civil War. But he wasn't present in any posters or film pics or trailers released by Marvel. Can anybody tell the reason?
2
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1answer
104 views

Thriller where a teenager has an affair with his rich neighbor's wife

The movie is about a teenager (boy) who gets a small job from his rich neighbour. The job is to fix the man's boat. He then has an affair with the man's wife, but what the boy doesn't know is that the ...
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0answers
17 views

How the guilty remnant get money?

The guilty remnant have houses, cars for transport, food, pens, paper and money for smokes. Where do they get this as the members stop working once they join?
2
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2answers
73 views

CDO Manager in The Big Short?

I recently watched The Big Short and had some trouble understanding the whole CDO Manager thing.. Who was that guy? I didn't understand what they were talking about and how did Mark conclude that the ...
1
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1answer
46 views

What is the meaning of the expression used by Dorothy?

In Blue Velvet (1986) Dorothy says these words to Jeffrey Beaumon after making love to him: I have your disease in me now. I am thinking disease means related to STD. Am I thinking correct?
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Comedy-thriller that starts with a woman jumping into a young man's car

I think it's between 1995 and 2010. It's a modern movie in the USA, so I'm guessing it's not that old or too close to 1995. All I can remember are some basic mind-capturing moments on how it starts... ...
2
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1answer
37 views

Can someone explain what Genevieve was going to originally do in Rush Hour 3?

There is a scene in Ruch Hour 3 where Genevieve is in bed with Carter. Later on because Lee startles them and the assassin enters the room it ends up turning into this: However prior to actually ...
2
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1answer
23 views

Why did Danny Archer stay back to recover the diamond?

Why did Danny Archer stay back to recover the diamond? Was the diamond his only escape out of Africa? Or was he sympathetic towards Solomon and wanted to help him recover his family?
2
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1answer
64 views

How was the time-freezed scene in the Matrix with the woman in the red dress shot?

At around minute 57 to 59, Morpheus explains to Neo that every citizen in the Matrix can become an agent like agent Smith, while everything else around them is frozen. How are these kind of scenes ...
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1answer
44 views

Do stars of original series get royalties for reboots or remakes?

While this may be a bit subjective, the recent remake of Roots, produced by the original star, Levar Burton, got me to think. Is it common, or even heard of, for an actor or star to get royalties for ...
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0answers
9 views

In Thirst, why do Sang-hyeon and Tae-ju need the camera to watch the street outside their window?

While watching Thirst (2009), at approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes into the movie, we see that Sang-hyeon and Tae-ju have set a camera at their window to watch the street outside their apartment, ...
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1answer
35 views

In Quantico, why does the FBI have access to presidential movement routes?

Quantico centers around FBI trainee turned agent Parrish. In s02e02, the villain of the season requires Parrish to pull some secret data. Which turns out to be movement plans and routes for ...
3
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0answers
64 views

Why does Sheldon not stop Leonard from sitting in his spot on the couch?

From first episode of first season of The Big Bang Theory, it is shown that Sheldon has an attachment to his spot on couch and does not let anybody sit on it. However, in Bat Jar Conjecture, we can ...
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0answers
53 views

What's the movie name? [closed]

There is a movie about a woman who has an affair with a younger boy, and she ends up deceiving the boy just so she could reach her rich husbands money. At the end she leaves with another girl, while ...
4
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1answer
104 views

How does the group discover that missing the slide will cost them 29 years?

At some point in Sliders, the group begins to say that they will be stuck in a world for 29 years if they miss a slide. How do they know this? Is there an episode where they discover this? How is ...
5
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0answers
67 views

What's this (very) indie movie were the protagonist always looks 20?

I've been trying to find this movie I saw about one year ago. It's a very short (around 50 minutes to an hour) indepedent movie. It's about one guy's life. like how he ran into his girlfriend ...
4
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0answers
94 views

80s scifi-drama about a robot having a key for himself and jumping off a cliff

I'm looking for a movie from the 80s or maybe earlier. I would guess that is not a movie from the cinema, maybe it was a direct for TV movie. No known actors by me were in the movie, It's a serious ...
4
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0answers
47 views

Can amputated limbs be portrayed without computer graphics?

When a character in the plot is supposed to lose their limb(s), how does that special effect get portrayed without the use of computer graphics? For example, Rust and Bone.
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2answers
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Why is Discovery One covered in sulphur in “2010: The Year We Make Contact”?

In the first half of 2010: The Year We Make Contact, the Soviet ship Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov is tasked with approaching the American USSC Discovery One, the main craft from 2001: Among the first ...
5
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3answers
63 views

What was the first movie to have an animal protagonist?

I need to know for a project I'm working on at school, and google isn't helping me out. I was to know what was the first movie that actually revolve around an animal character. (has an animal ...
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0answers
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Where are the spoons?

In Bone Tomahawk, when Sheriff Franklin's wife recovers from her convalescence after her bout with pneumonia and cooks breakfast, she complains that she can not find what the sheriff has done with the ...
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0answers
51 views

Help identify this movie for me?

I saw a movie in the 80's on TV... it might have been from the 70's or even 60's. All I remember is that there are a bunch of people in an apartment block, and I think someone comes to evict them. ...
2
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2answers
42 views

Identifying an older fantasy variety TV series

There's an old variety TV series I have watched during the 90s. I don't remember the exact format, but it featured a constructed dungeon/castle with several rooms in it. A group of adventurers would ...
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1answer
530 views

Plot holes in Zemo's plan in Captain America : Civil War [closed]

Entire post has SPOILERS. If you have not seen CA:CW, be warned. Zemo's plan seemed to have too many lucky coincidences. Zemo went to all the trouble of killing the ex-HYDRA guard, bombing the UN, ...
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2answers
109 views

What happened to 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi? [closed]

Maybe I missed something on television, but how is 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi not out on DVD yet? I saw this movie in theatre and have not seen a commercial for its DVD release date, ...
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votes
1answer
112 views

What is the name of a sound track in Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 3 [closed]

In Game of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 3 in minutes around 00:40:30 when Aria Stark says: Which name would you like the girl speaks? What is the name of that background sound? How can I find it? ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

What does Sam Lombardo mean by “Never let the sun go down on an argument”?

In the threesome scene in Wild Things (1998), Sam Lombardo says these words: Never let the sun go down on an argument. What does he mean by this expression?
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votes
2answers
121 views

Can Reverse Flash time travel?

In the 1st season of The Flash we see that Thawne is faster than Flash. Then why did he need Barry to time travel to his to open the portal, why didn't he run fast?
4
votes
1answer
139 views

Looking for an anime style show with a skyship and kids flying planes from either the 80s or 90s

I am looking for an animated series that was on South African television in the 90s. It may have been broadcast in the 80s in other parts of the world. It had to have been an Anime type show since the ...
3
votes
1answer
116 views

Movie with a lot of double crossing and lies

Does anyone remember this movie with a ton of double crossing in it? There was sexual content. There were two girls as the main characters, the nerdy girl turned out to be the mastermind in the end, ...
2
votes
1answer
135 views

Is Logan no longer the Wolverine?

Logan in 1973 (X-men Days of Future Past) managed to set a new future for himself and for everyone else, which suggests that he may well have never had the chance to meet the real Stryker (again)... ...
4
votes
1answer
99 views

70's kung fu film with student driving fingers into barrel of rocks

I'm looking for a movie that was showing in the early 1970's in the US at the drive-in theater, so I assume it was of that era. I will also assume it was a Hong Kong film. In the film, a master is ...
1
vote
2answers
236 views

Why does God appear to not know something in Supernatural?

There are a couple of episodes in Season 11 of Supernatural in which God appears... After talking about several other matters, He says that he wants to take a shower, and asks for the bathroom: ...
3
votes
1answer
58 views

Name of a SciFi/dystopian movie involving nasal or mouth implanted tracker/explosive

I remember seeing this movie in the 90s when I was a kid. There isn't much detail that I can remember but what I do remember is that it was a future dystopian world. In which I think there was some ...

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