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Journalist moves to the island of his ancestors

I've been trying to find this movie where a journalist moves to an island where his ancestors are from. I don't remember if he is investigating something. There's a very great scene, a flashback ...
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Why didn't Aldrich Killian use the fire-breathing in close combat against Tony Stark?

When getting Rhodes out of the suit, there is a scene showing Killian breathing fire. Why did he not use the same against Tony Stark when fighting him at the end of the movie? Or why did he not use ...
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How faithful are the scripts of Point Blank and Payback to the book, The Hunter?

Both the 1967 Lee Marvin flick, Point Blank, and Mel Gibson's Payback (1999) are based on the novel, The Hunter, by Richard Stark (Donald E. Westlake). Although the underlying premise is similar, the ...
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Eloise Hawking's connection to MIB and the loophole

I recently re-watched "Lost" in its entirety for the first time since the show ended. Overall, I appreciated the show, and especially seasons 4-6, a great deal more now than I did during my initial ...
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When does a drone do a laser scan?

It seems like it does laser scans quite often. Is it so it can identify enemies, and, if so, why did it not do a scan on Jack before he said "Tech Four-Nine. Jack Harper."?
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Mulholland Drive - where did the box go?

At the end of the first part in Mulholland Drive, after Betty and Rita go inside the box, it drops on the floor and stays there for apparently a long time. The camera slowly pans up to Aunt Ruth ...
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Why not sell the stuff instead of throwing away?

In the Television series, How I met your mother, Season 8, Episode 23 - Something Old, why are Lily and Marshall throughing all the stuff they are unable to take in the bermudda triangle and not ...
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Miniseries featuring an upside down ziggurat-shaped spaceship

An American made for TV movie shown over several nights in, I think, the 90's, that featured a spaceship resembling an upside down ziggurat hovering just above ground that was later discovered to have ...
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Animated fairy tales with a blond narrator

I have flashes of one of my favourite ever videos as a kid, but I cannot for the life of me think of the name. I also can't remember much about it, which isn't helpful, I know, but it was very old and ...
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Why don't they cover themselves in zombie guts more often?

It was shown in season 1 by Rick and Glenn, and in season 3 by Michonne, that covering yourself in zombie guts is a pretty effective way of avoiding walkers. Sure it wasn't foolproof, but it was still ...
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Trying to remember a movie about North African freedom fighters battling a European power

I watched it as a young kid so it had to be an early or mid 80's movie. World War I era. North Africans fighting for freedom from a European power. An older man leads the North Africans and I think he ...
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Where is the Bluth Company model home located?

In Arrested Development, which is set in Orange County, CA, the model home is shown visibly in a undeveloped area. This area specifically a residential development called Sudden Valley. Where in O.C. ...
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What was the name of the 'visitor' race?

Throughout V (2009 remake) the 'Visitors' are referred to as 'Vs' and 'Visitors' - is the actual name of the visiting race ever mentioned at any point during the TV series? What was the name of the ...
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Did the Mother break the Leg Lamp?

In the movie A Christmas Story, the Mother (name unspecified) is suspect in the breaking of the Leg Lamp, because she never liked it. She seems believable when she says it was an accident and she ...
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Identify a bollywood movie where a man changes to woman

I remember watching a Hindi movie where a man becomes woman after he commented badly about girls. Then an accident happened the next day when he awakes from his sleep. He turns into a woman. Slowly ...
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Ending of Silent Hill

I have recently watched Silent Hill again, but I couldn't really understand it's ending. Rose and Sharon seem to be forever trapped within the foggy dimension, but neither of them seems to be really ...
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What is the name of this animated short about a war against an unknown/unseen enemy?

Recall seeing an animated short about a war against an unknown/unseen enemy. Believe the short was on a Studio Ghibli DVD as "extra" content, but not 100% sure about that. I recall canons being the ...
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Why isn't Arthur woken up by the kick?

First the van rolls, then later the van falls off the bridge. Why doesn't this kick wake up Arthur? Related questions: In Inception, why do the kicks have to occur simultaneously?
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Why was Immortals so dark?

I watched Immortals and the whole movie seemed so dark and gloomy. I mean, the visuals are more black and yellow based than normal movies. No sun, no birds, no happiness- just night and black and ...
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Is there any correlation between the use of method acting and award or box office success?

Method acting as a concept has been around since the 1930s, derived from Stanislavski's system (predating the former by a few decades) of actors creating 'real' emotions by Meisner, Adler and Lewis. ...
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Plot summaries for the other two movies related to Moon

Moon, the 2009 British science fiction drama film directed by Duncan Jones, is suppose to be the first in a "trilogy of films set in the same fictional universe." What are the plot summaries for the ...
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Can someone explain the ending of Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam(1962)?

Is Choti Bahu killed by Majle Babu's henchmen in 1962's movie Sahib Biwi Aur Ghulam? If yes, then why?
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What horror movie feature a rock concert on an airplane?

In the late 90's early 2000's I caught part of this movie on at like 3AM on I think USA but could have been AMC. It is a movie about the first full scale rock concert on a plane, then people start ...
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What is the definitive ending to Kiss Me Deadly?

Robert Aldrich's archetypal film noir, Kiss Me Deadly, is highly influential and well rated by many critics. But the original version is said to suffer because parts of the very last scene were often ...
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First Hollywood (or at least made in USA) movie where Russian dialog was spoken by Russian speaking actor?

I was wondering what the first movie (made in USA) was where a character speaking Russian was played by an actor for whom Russian was a fluent (though not necessarily first) language, spoken with no ...
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How did they know to go to the female detective's house?

In the movie "Blitz", after some time through the movie, just as the female detective (Falls) is being assaulted by the cop-killer (Weiss), the police emerges. How did they know to go there at the ...
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Is there an explanation for which emotions and senses are connected?

In the movie Perfect Sense a strange disease robs the people of their senses, one after the other. Just before a sense is going away the people have a strong emotion. They are coupled as follows: ...
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Films released in additional version without the score?

I once saw a scene from Silence of the Lambs without the post-sound work. It was significantly less scary, hardly even creepy... This got me thinking: in rather emotional movies, the score adds a ...
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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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Which place was Samantha talking about at the end of HER?

Samantha, while leaving and saying goodbye to Theodore, mentioned, "It's hard to explain, but if you ever get there, come find me,and nothing will take us apart" It was answer to Theodore's ...
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How does The Day of the Jackal have a PG rating?

I was watching the original The Day of the Jackal starring Edward Fox as the Jackal. There is a scene where the character Denise is shown in bed with her boyfriend, whom she is using to gain inside ...
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Why didn't Hank connect the locations the blue meth had been found with Gus?

At the end of season 2, Hank Schrader is showing a map to his crew. It contains pins for the locations that the blue meth had been seen. He noted that it was appearing all across the south west, but ...
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Facts revealing Hannibal

I have watched both seasons of the Hannibal series, although with some pauses between various "sessions", so there is no problem with spoilers. My question is: how do the protagonists (Will, Jack, ...
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Identify horror movie involving morphing furniture

I remember watching the trailer for a horror movie years ago, I vaguely remember a scene where a group of young people were running away from something, closed a door, and then furniture in the room ...
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Was Miss Gulch's 'theme' original?

In The Wizard of Oz, while Dorothy is still in Kansas before the tornado, the mean old lady Mrs. Gulch, from a couple farms over who rode the bicycle and kept threatening Toto had sort of a menacing ...
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What is the “prayer” being said when Elsa was being crowned?

During Elsa's crowning, specifically when she's holding the royal scepter and orb, the priest is chanting in a foreign language (which I presume is a prayer) and ends his speech with "Queen Elsa!", ...
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Do you know the name of this ghost town movie?

I've been trying to find out the name of a direct to tv movie I watched on cable some years ago, I didn't catch the name of the movie at the time but the plot is something like this: A family of ...
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How did Ben Richards Know Sub Zero's name in The Running Man

How did Ben Richards know Subzero's name in The Running Man Hey Killian, here is subzero, now, plain zero. I can't imagine they had TV in prison, and he never had the chance to watch an episode ...
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What are the reasons for president Walker's decision?

Im not well-versed in political affairs (I like House of Cards because of other aspects). So I didn't understand very well why president Walker had to resign. Can anyone explain this to me in "dummy ...
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Television show similar to Supernatural

I saw an episode of a TV episode a few years ago. I've asked about it on other sites and got almost unanimously pointed to Supernatural. However, I've been watching Supernatural and I'm up to season ...
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Was Nola really pregnant during the time of her murder?

In the movie Match Point by Woody Allen, the character played by Scarlett Johansson, Nola reveals to Chris Wilton (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) she is pregnant and she is not willing to abort the baby. But ...
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Why does Peter Bishop still exist?

In the final few episodes of Fringe, we find out that Walter & September's plan was to effectively change the future so that the Observers/Invaders never exist. Olivia gets excited at the ...
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Movie where little boy disappears from his room after thunder strikes the house

I can't seem to stop recollecting old movies in my memory. I just started to remember a scene I saw probably between 1994 and 1995 (the release date must be no older than the 80s though). There was a ...
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What role does the song “Hong Kong Garden” play in Marie Antoinette?

Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette incorporates small anachronistic elements, chosen very deliberately to help a modern audience understand and identify with its teenage protagonist. This ...
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Assassinations during the christening in The Godfather

In the film Michael has the heads of the other four New York families assassinated. These include Barzini, Tattaglia, Cuneo and Stracci. In the novel, it is only Emilio Barzini and Philip Tattaglia ...
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Who killed the assasins after the failed hit on Michael Corleone?

Michael survives an attempt on his life at the beginning of the Godfather 2. The gunmen miss him and attempt to flee. We then see that they have been killed. Who killed the bodyguards?
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What are the similarities between The Cause and Scientology?

It is been stated that Lancaster Dodd's character in/as The Master is loosely based on Scientology's founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Both The Cause and Scientology are also pseudo-somethingortheothers. But ...
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Why is Kenny G portrayed as a homosexual in southpark in the last episode of season 3?

I recently started watching southpark episodes and in the final episode of season 3 (Worldwide Recorder Concert), Kenny G is shown as kissing the teacher Garrison. I thought Kenny G might be gay in ...
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How faithful is the script of 2 Guns to the comic?

According to Wikipedia, 2 Guns is an adaptation of the comic series of the same name by Steven Grant. How true is the script to the comic series?
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Why didn't Tri-Klops see He-Man hiding in Castle Grayskull?

In the first episode of He-Man (1983), Skeletor approaches Castle Grayskull with his cronies, and says: Without He-Man to defend it, Castle Grayskull will be ours! Then the door is forced open, ...

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