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Identification of a live action short film

I am looking for a short film made in the late 80s or early 90s which was aired on French TV channel Canal + around 1990/1992. In my (failed) memory, the film's title was "Night Wings" but it's ...
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Why do some characters call the Machine “she”?

On Person of Interest, most people on Team Machine refer to it as "she". To me, that's sort of clear for Root, not so clear for Finch and even less clear for others. Why do they do that? P.S. I don't ...
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Thriller/Horror movie about girl who moves in with couple

Its about a movie a girl who somehow moves in with a couple and is crazy. Has an affair and eventually tries to kill them I think. It is sometime after 2010. Some descriptions of movie on reddit ...
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Why do we never get to see Rex's face in Killer Joe?

Not only Rex, but Chris' mother is shown only once and only when she is dead. We never get to see Rex's face. Is it intentional, maybe so that the audience focuses on main characters only?
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Were the 30 Rock Live episodes shot at 30 Rock?

Were the 30 Rock live episodes, one each from seasons 5 and 6 shot from studio 6H at 30 Rock itself or were they shot at a different location? Since there were at least more than 4 different sets in ...
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Why did iZombie add gourmet cooking shots in the second season?

iZombie's main conceit is that the main character, Liv, accesses the memory and personality of murder victims by eating their brains. In the first season, this happened, but wasn't emphasized. In the ...
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Horror Movie: Family Gets stranded in creepy town where people turn into monsters at night and won't let them leave?

I'm trying to remember the name of this movie I saw on TV. All I remember is that a family was driving and either their car broke down or they stopped for gas in this small kind of ghost-town in a ...
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Illegal organ purchase gone wrong

I am looking for a movie where a male character either illegally buys, or has bought for him, an organ. The criminal operation is set up to happen in a warehouse - mostly empty, but with an operating ...
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Did Billy Bob Thornton really use crushed glass in his shoes in Sling Blade?

I've seen all kinds of click bait and "top ten movie trivia" lists claiming that Billy Bob Thornton put crushed glass in his shoes during filming the movie Sling Blade to give his character a more ...
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Legends of tomorrow quote, what is it from?

This quote sounds awfully familiar, but I cannot figure out, why. Anyone knows if this is a reference to some other move? Sounds starwarsish ... Rip: "I vowed to save my family, but I'm failing ...
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Are Dylan and the Four Horsemen still wanted criminals?

At the end of the movie Now You See Me, the three horsemen (excluding Jack) are on the run from the cops. In the last scene, you can see Dylan in Paris, next to the other cop (the blonde lady) ...
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Is this depiction of fatal brain trauma realistic?

Tonight in S06E14 of The Walking Dead, we see a character receive fatal brain trauma (not exactly an uncommon occurrence on this show). Specifically: Clearly this is a fatal injury, and the ...
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Movie about a goblin, a girl, and an insane asylum?

This was something I saw a while ago, I think maybe about five years ago? I don't remember much, and I don't even think I watched the whole thing. It was a short film I think, either Russian or ...
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Full speech in Finding Forrester

In one of the last scenes of the movie Finding Forrester, an essay is read by Sean Connery's character. A few lines in, music overtakes and you can't hear the rest of the speech. Is there a full ...
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Trying to find a dance movie from the '80s or earlier

I remember watching this movie when I was much younger. I don't remember much of the plot line, but I know it was filmed roughly before 1990 or so, before CGI became a thing. I do remember that in ...
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What is this 70s to 80s zombie movie?

I'm trying to discover a movie i saw as a kid. I think it was a zombie type horror film that was in color and probably from the late 70s to mid 80s. I'm pretty sure it was not from the 90s. I do not ...
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Did Chumhum drop Florrick-Agos as their law firm in “The Debate”? If so, how does “Dark Money” make sense?

In the 6th season of The Good Wife, I believe in the episode titled "The Debate" (or a nearby episode), Florrick/Agos' largest client, Neil Gross, the owner of Chumhum, says he is leaving them after ...
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The dark one appearance

When Rumpelstiltskin an Nimue became "the dark one", they both change their look, specifically their skin; they had a greenish skin tone so they resemble more to a crocodile But when Emma and Killian ...
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Various releases of Punisher: War Zone

I watched yesterday some parts of Punisher: War Zone on Netflix and I noticed that at least one sentence changed since last time some months ago, again on Netflix. Spoiler of course... I'm ...
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Ending of “Strangers On A Train”

In Hitchcock's Strangers On A Train when Bruno visits Guy after murdering his wife the latter wants to go the police. Bruno stops him, saying that he will be arrested for involvement, i.e. they won't ...
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Was Venus actually in the desert?

In the film, "Goddess of Love", the 'other woman' confronted Venus over the death of her cat, and then... Which portions of the desert scene (if any) were actually real?
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How much time elapsed?

In the film "Goddess of Love" how much time elapsed between When Venus... and the final scene in the film?
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Scene where man in hospital gets staked in the heart, seen 1989-1991

A man is lying on his hospital bed, possibly in an oxygen tent or otherwise looking worse for wear, and is unconscious/sleeping. Another man, possibly wearing a trench coat, drives a wooden stake ...
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Presumed horror movie presumably available on VHS no later than 1991, nun in an elevator and demon in a barbecue

I saw the movie in Britain, probably on VHS tape, sometime between 1989 and 1991. It is in English, most likely an American/Canadian film. I remember only three scenes: A man is telling someone, a ...
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Why is Raymond K. Hessel an Asian man with an accent in Fight Club?

In the movie Fight Club, is there a plot-related reason that Raymond K. Hessel is portrayed by Joon Kim, a South Korean national with a very noticeable Asian accent? The surname Hessel seems to be ...
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In Duke of Burgundy, what did the psychedelic montage mean?

SPOILERS: Everything I write here is a spoiler. Before the end act of the movie, there is a psychedelic montage (dream sequence). What it represents or what happens within it is not entirely clear to ...
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Did Kwenthrith have all of the drinks poisoned in Season 3 episode 4?

In Vikings, after Kwenthrith's brother dies, everyone pours out their wine. Were all of the drinks poisoned (or was everyone simply put off)? I find this unlikely, as when the scene opens, time seems ...
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Wouldn't Julie go to jail as well?

In the 1999 film Jawbreaker wouldn't Julie have also gone to jail right along with Courtney and Marcie? Even if she and Zach had found the photo in the parking lot, it still would have been her word ...
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NYC Police Codes in Blue Bloods 10-13?

The cast often refers to situations using Police codes, most of which I was able to dig up here : link But I came across this piece of IMDb Trivia on Blue Bloods that states : In the standard ...
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Cartoon teaching about growing a business

I'm looking for a specific old educational cartoon that teaches about business (and/or the importance of capitalism). It showed some guy building his business when the narrator says something like ...
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Does “steal the bread from the weak little boy” refer to any 80's movie/TV show?

Here's the dialog from the season 2 of Halt and Catch Fire TV series (the show takes place in 1984. Tom and Cameron are discussing their future computer game): T. Rendon (trying to mimic weird ...
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Why are brand names in Hindi TV series censored?

I was watching a Hindi TV series and I found many instances of brand identity, like cars or mobile phones, are censored. This was not the only time I noticed it; I've seen it two or three more times. ...
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Did Helen know the truth at the end of Enemy?

I got the impression that Helen knew that it was really Adam at the end and not Anthony based on her asking him how school was and later telling him she wanted him to stay when he was apologizing. ...
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What does the sailing ship seen at the end of Maïna symbolise?

At the end of Maïna, just before the credits roll, a ship with a sail is seen by the main character. What kind of ship is it? Who is sailing the ship? What does the sailed ship mean to the main ...
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Are anomaly sequences in Animatrix: Beyond and Thor 2: The Dark World both paying homage to something?

In both movie main characters enter an abandoned area where strange physical anomalies are occurring. After watching both sequences back-to-back, I noticed that there are some common ways in which the ...
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Plot explanation about the gambling in Everybody Hates Chris

There's a little confusion with Everybody Hates Gambling (Season 2, Episode 19). Chris becomes an odds-maker and his father ends up placing a bet on the Phoenix over the Lakers. When Chris's mom finds ...
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Movie with main character with high IQ?

I remember this movie / TV drama (English or American) where there's this guy, and a woman who's his friend, and she's a psychologist. She wants to know about the main character's past, so she goes to ...
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American spy - Russian/Soviet wrestling champion - target: radar

I am looking for a movie that was probably a cold war propaganda made by Soviets. I watched it about 25-30 years ago. It was about an American spy whose mission was to destroy a radar/antenna. A ...
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Was Dulé Hill appearing so briefly in *The West Wing* because he was co-starring in *Psych*?

Sometime around the later years of The West Wing (season 4? 5?), Dulé Hill (Charlie Young) tends to only appear for one brief scene in most episodes. (Fans complained about it, e.g. in Television ...
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Was Keith ever charged with murder?

In season 1 of 24, a lot of attention is devoted to events that were covered up in Senator Palmer's family, specifically that his son Keith was involved in the death of Lyle Gibson. I'm currently ...
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What was with Ron Perlman's character's nose obsession in Cronos?

In Guillermo del Toro's 1993 Bi-lingual first film, Cronos, Ron Perlman's character Angel has an obsession with his own nose. He plans on getting rhinoplasty, and is seen in every scene doing ...
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What really happened in Haute Tension?

Recently, I saw Haute tension a.k.a. High Tension. I could follow the movie well until the weird twist in the end where we are shown that Marie and the killer is the same person (in Marie's body). I ...
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Did Agent Classified and Eva inform the others?

In the 2014 movie Penguins of Madagascar, when the penguins are in pursuit after busting out of Dave's submarine, it seems to me that Agent Classified and Eva came to know about the pursuit by ...
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What does “when you pin me” mean?

In Velvet Goldmine, Jerry Devine tells Brian Slade's manager that he'll reveal his plan to make Brian a star: I will tell you, sir. When you pin me. It looks like he means an arm-wrestling bout ...
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Why does Mycroft say this in that time period?

In the Sherlock special episode "The Abominable Bride", there is a scene where Mycroft talks about Moriarty with Sherlock. In the conversation he says something along the lines of "... a grain in the ...
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Is the exact same sound clip used in A New Hope and The Force Awakens?

I have seen The Force Awakens twice now. And I swear that there is a scene where the storm troopers say something along the lines of. They are splitting up.. we think they are on Level 5 and 6 ...
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Why did CBI launch an investigation into Todd Johnson's death and not Rebecca Anderson's?

In season 2, episode 8 of the Mentalist, it is revealed that Rebecca Anderson, a secretary in CBI is a Red John operative. She kills a number of CBI agents, etc. After Patrick questions her, she is ...
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Which is this movie about childhood friends who move apart, the girl becoming an actress?

Live action, English movie (probably Hollywood) Watched around 2000, give or take (mostly give) a few years in India. So, given that it's English, it's likely that it was a 90s movie, or very late ...
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Guy holds kids at school to ransom

I am looking for a film that i saw years ago (probably late 80s, but possibly 90s) but i cant remember much about it. All i can remember is one scene where a guy (teenager or early 20s) holds a class ...
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Did Tony deceive Aldrich Killian into thinking that Mark 42 malfunctioned?

This is from the final battle scene in Iron man 3. My question is: Did Tony's Mark 42 really malfunction or did he use that as a pretext to get Killian's attention (he even stalls him by talking ...

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