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668 views

Why is Wilfred a fan of Matt Damon?

In the US version of Wilfred it is established right at the beginning and a recurring theme that Wilfred is a big fan of Matt Damon, yet I don't think it is ever explained why. Furthermore the 1st ...
0
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1answer
77 views

How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
0
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1answer
335 views

Identifying House of Cards minor character

I was watching the latest season of House of Cards, and the actor that plays Jackie Sharp's new fiancée - the cardiologist - seems familiar to me, but I can't remember his name. He appeared in at ...
0
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1answer
46 views

Old B/W TV movie

Plot: the movie is about a Doctor that has a practice and a mental institution. His nurse gets pregnant and she has the baby at the mental hospital and leaves it there because she is single. The ...
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1answer
44 views

What is the movie where the girl talks the robber into giving the money out on the bus

There was an english movie where there is a girl and a guy on a bus or train. A robber comes up and tries to rob them, the guy is scared i believe, but the girl is really nice and asks him what he ...
18
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2answers
3k views

How could Eisenheim achieve those reflections on the scene in that era?

In The Illusionist (2006), how could Eisenheim achieve those reflections (visions) on the scene? Even in one of the scenes, there was a (ghost) boy walking through the audience. Given that the film ...
0
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1answer
106 views

Question about Ann's refusal to believe Chris in What Dreams May Come

How is Ann's refusal to believe in Chris's afterlife existence affecting her and her family? How is she affecting the belief of her children?
28
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1answer
2k views

Which movie did top-to-bottom credits first?

One of the many notable things about modern film-noir Seven was its reverse credits (scrolling top to bottom, the opposite to the expected direction). I recently rewatched the brilliant 1950's ...
7
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2answers
2k views

What was the first film shot completely with a subjective point of view?

What was the first full-length feature film shot completely with a subjective point of view, that is, with a subjective camera where shots simulates what a character actually sees (audience, ...
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5answers
8k views

Why wasn't the poltergeist Peeves in the Harry Potter movies?

In the Harry Potter book series, Peeves is a poltergeist that roams the hallways causing trouble. He never really adds anything essential to the plot line, but his scenes are amusing. Obviously they ...
3
votes
1answer
474 views

Is there an underlying story arc in Supernatural?

I have watched a few Supernatural episodes and I understood that there should be a background story (in the beginning the search for the father and somebody told me that later they find him, but ...
10
votes
1answer
2k views

Cheesy-looking pac-man monster in an alternate reality where most people disappeared

I think this was a made for TV movie, and a Stephen King novel, but I just looked up his works and nothing rang a bell. The story was about an airplane that flew through some kind of portal or vortex ...
8
votes
2answers
404 views

TV series about a suburban town digging up a space ship?

It was on TV in the US about 10 years ago, it is a mystery with some sci-fi/horror elements. The people in a suburban city start acting weird (possessed/influenced). They would go out at night and ...
9
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5answers
13k views

How did Shane and Randall turn so fast?

In the last episode (Better Angels) of AMC's The Walking Dead, Shane and Randall became walkers shortly after dying: According to Wikipedia: This episode suggests that the zombie outbreak could ...
7
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2answers
2k views

Romantic movie about two people who speak different languages falling in love?

I'm looking for the name of a romantic film about an out-of-towner staying in, I think, a hotel. The two of them don't speak the same language but fall in love. At the end of the movie he tracks her ...
10
votes
1answer
604 views

First Hollywood movie with “flashbacks within flashbacks within flashbacks”?

In Super (2010), I noticed the weird concept of flashbacks within flashbacks within flashbacks. Which was the first Hollywood movie with the same concept?
0
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1answer
39 views

How to exhibit Hollywood movies [closed]

I am about starting a 50 sitter cinema in a small city in Nigeria. I intend to show Hollywood movies. I am new to the cinema industry and need help knowing which distributor to contact and how terms ...
13
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2answers
968 views

What were the sea shells for in Demolition Man?

The three shells used in the toilets even confused poor ol' Sylvester, how were they used?
4
votes
1answer
483 views

What is the significance of the conversation between Menzies and Turing in the movie The Imitation Game?

In the scene where they both talk in Joan's house, when Turing reveals that Cairncross was the spy, why does the MI6 agent (Mark Strong) take it lightly? He says something regarding that he placed him ...
3
votes
1answer
58 views

The AI in an office building tries to kill an employee

So, I watched this live-action movie sometime around September 1995. Movie was shown on the local channel in my country. It was definitely an American movie, probably made in the 80's or nearly 90's. ...
4
votes
1answer
849 views

Explanation of a drugged up Vincent Vega scene

It is an axiom that in a well made feature film, the director will agonize over what scenes to leave in and which to cut. In essence, any scene which does not advance the story will be cut. Many ...
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1answer
76 views

Which movie is this character from? [closed]

A long time ago, I decided to use this as an avatar, and so I only have this small image I stumbled upon cleaning up an old computer. I can't remember why i chose it, and where it comes from, so any ...
3
votes
1answer
681 views

Why was Amir Khan's character named PK?

Can please tell me why Amir Khan's character is named PK in his Bollywood film, PK?
7
votes
2answers
583 views

What do main characters survive on during the zombie apocalypse?

I love Zombieland. I happened to watch it last week on FX a couple of times in a row, and I was thinking after the movie that it never really showed us about their eating habits and how they survive ...
3
votes
1answer
46 views

Movie scene where the main villain has to start a motor on his pelvis

In this movie scene villain is attempting to rape the heroine. Most of the villain's body part are made up some kind of machine. To do this act he has to start the motor on his pelvic (hip). He pulls ...
10
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3answers
1k views

Why was it called Third Earth?

On the cartoon Thundercats they arrive on Third Earth from planet Thundera. It seems like it's an apocolyptic Earth and shares some myths (such as King Arthur) and according to the Thundercats wiki ...
1
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1answer
45 views

On whose behalf was the auctioneer bidding?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Romantic Indian drama about two sisters

It's an Indian movie. In the opening scene, two sisters (who aren't twins) are competing in a pageant. The main girl wins but lets her sister have the win and her grandmother says she needs to learn ...
18
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2answers
1k views

In the movie Inception, why does Cobb's passport not get stamped properly?

In the movie Inception, why does Cobb's passport not get stamped properly at the airport in the final scene i.e, the date was missing. Was it really intended and is there any implicit reason for that ...
8
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2answers
1k views

Who was the boss?

In the TV show "Who's the Boss?", was the answer to the title ever mentioned in the show itself? Was there ever any mention from the writers of the answer to this. Usually a title is said in the pilot ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Explanation of scene in the Official Story (La historia oficial)

In the movie, when Alicia goes to Roberto's workplace to see him, there is a man who's nervous and very impatient about seeing Andrada. He's afraid of being put in jail, but Roberto and his co-workers ...
6
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1answer
221 views

Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
3
votes
1answer
356 views

How did Tony Stark get his new suits?

So from the very beginning of Avengers:Age of Ultron we see Tony Stark flying around as Iron Man, we also see the Iron Legion and an automated repair room for them. There is also "Veronica" The Hulk ...
26
votes
4answers
37k views

Why were the villagers and the axe-wielding hitman brothers crawling towards a shrine?

At the start of Season 3 Breaking Bad, we see a bunch of villagers and Tuco's cousins crawling on their bellies towards some shrine where they put a drawing of Walter White as some kind of "offering". ...
17
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5answers
5k views

What is the name of this movie with (intelligent?) ants?

I try to remember a movie I saw long time ago on TV. It must be at the beginning of the 90s, possibly the end of the 80s. The movie might be older though. It was something about a scientist ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

What happened to the second Barry in Rogue Time?

At the end of Out Of Time, Barry has to run so fast that he accidentally jumps back in time by approximately one day, and becomes the doppleganger he had seen running alongside himself the day ...
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0answers
36 views

The movie is about a rockstar or a rock band [closed]

the only thing I remember that it ends with a some sort of guitar duel on a rooftop or balcony the players are far apart, the main character I thing uses a empty beer bottle a a slider
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votes
3answers
221 views

Why did Bilbo want the ring back from Frodo?

I watched Lord of the Rings, and I saw a change in Bilbo when he had to give up the ring. He became mad and didn't want to part with it. When Bilbo was giving gifts to Frodo he gave him a shirt and ...
2
votes
2answers
787 views

What exactly happened to the guys in Scenic Route movie?

Sorry, I didn't get what really happened to the guys in Scenic Route. Did they die, dream or really escape from the desert?
0
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0answers
21 views

Documentary on Canada [closed]

I wanted to know more about Canada, the culture,art, history and the country itself in a nutshell, so I was wondering if there is any good documentary about it? I searched but didn't find anything ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

Scary (short?) movie or Twilight Zone episode with a creature under the bed

A little girl goes to stay with her businessman dad. She is taken into the room she'll be staying in. He leaves her in there and she finds a little door across from her bed. She finds some boxes in ...
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votes
0answers
100 views

What would happen to JARVIS and Stark in upcoming MCU movies? [closed]

As we saw in Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Tony uploads JARVIS in Vision and FRIDAY into his own suit. Now what would happen to JARVIS and Stark's relationship? Would we be able to see them working ...
3
votes
1answer
70 views

Why does Quaid shoot the soldier that frees him?

In the 2012 version of Total Recall, when Quaid is being strapped into the chair to have his Hauser memories/personality re-implanted one of the soldiers is shown to cut Quaid's wrist restraints with ...
3
votes
0answers
56 views

What is the time-frame of the 1st season of Daredevil?

I just finished the first season of Daredevil on Netflix and one thing just stood out to me, that I cannot figure out. What is the time-frame by which this entire season takes place? In the first ...
12
votes
2answers
728 views

Why is the blog text removed over Bull's head in Sherlock : A scandal in Belgravia?

In the episode A scandal in Belgravia (Sherlock season 2 episode 1), when Dr. Watson is blogging and his blog text is shown to the viewers overlaid on the wall of 221B, Baker St., why is the text that ...
4
votes
1answer
87 views

Wouldn’t Underwood’s plan for Sharp in season 3 of House of Cards be obvious?

In episode 11 of season 3 of House of Cards, would it not have been obvious that Sharp was “in concert” with Underwood if she had announced her support for him, as planned, rather than for Dunbar, ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Handcuffs found by Yuri

In the second episode of Fortitude we see Yuri entering the empty police station in order to return the rifle that the sheriff lent him. While searching through the place he finds a pair of handcuffs ...
5
votes
1answer
341 views

Group enters house, woman turns them into monsters

I need help with an American horror movie that I forgot, it is from the 2000's I think. It's about a group of college-age people that goes to a house (forgot why); the house has a gate, then they meet ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

What does Captain America mean by 'I have seen her (Black Widow) flirt upclose'?

In the movie Avenger: Age of Ultron Captain America tells Hulk that 'I have seen her flirt upclose' about Black Widow. What does that mean? Is that some dialogue theatrics or is there any reference ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Why was Mr. John Keating expelled from school?

I saw Dead Poets Society. Neil's parents were responsible for his death not John. Then why was the administration so determined to expel him from the organization?

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