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Is The Cabin in the Woods linked to the Buffyverse?

The Cabin in the Woods features a mysterious bureaucratic organisation that, although never named, commodifies certain Supernatural creatures within it's operation. Both Angel and Buffy the Vampire ...
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bank heist movie

In this movie which is from the 90's, there is a bank robber who is bald and wears nerd glasses. He has ultra-high tech stuff in his house to monitor the financial markets. He robs a bank via ...
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What are light meters needed for in digital movies?

I know when shooting on film, a light meter is used to determine the amount of exposure time for the film to get the right colours. Wikipedia also mentions they're used to to determine the optimum ...
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Breaking a safe in underwear

In the beginning of the movie a pair of travelers are walking through woody terrain covered in deep snow, well dressed for cold winter. They reach some sort of bunker and go inside. There it turns out ...
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Ex-convict or cop tries to stop religion based cult

I have been watching this old MGM movie (probably set in 1980's or 90's). It's about this cop/detective (or an ex-convict who was hired as a cop/detective) who tries to stop religion based cult. It's ...
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114 views

How can credits (like closing credits) be found?

Is there any way other than watching a movie or trusting IMDB to see the credits (such as closing credits) of any movie?
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214 views

How did Wynn know what happened to Meyerhold in Cube Zero?

In Cube Zero, when Wynn finally catches up to Rains, he overhears the following conversation between Haskell and Rains. Rains: Don't come near me. Haskell: I was protecting us. Rains: You ...
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Are the unicorns' outfits referencing other film/tv franchises?

So the Regular Show episode "The Unicorns Have Got to Go" features a number of unicorns in different clothes. It's pretty obvoius that the third unicorn from the left is wearing an outfit ...
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Police officer goes after the Mafia for killing his family

There is a movie from the 70s/80s/90s about a police officer (possibly a lieutenant) whose family is killed by the Mafia and his policemen stay loyal to him and help him find the mafia. I know this ...
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An American TV series about a group of young boys and girls

I watched this TV series in the late 80s or maybe the early 90s, it was subbed in Arabic and broadcasted on few middle eastern channels Definitely it was American and it was not animated, I believe ...
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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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Identify military comedy movie/tv series - scene

I am looking for the title of army/military comedy movie/tv series I think it was from around 80s. I remember only one scene from it, I think it was from the intro or beginning of the movie. The ...
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Guys learn Karate and new languages after installing chips in brain

Two guys learn different styles of karate and new languages after computer-chips are installed into their brains. I've been busy, so I only saw a few scenes from the film. In the beginning, these two ...
3
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Why does Shilo trust Rotti?

In the movie Repo! The Genetic Opera, I have a hard time grasping why Shilo would trust Rotti. I know that she's been locked up in her bedroom for years, and he is the only person to have ever even ...
3
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198 views

What is the song that Lupin plays at the end?

What is the song Lupin plays at the end of Prisoner of Azkaban, when he's resigning, not the one with the boggart? I already know the boggart scene one, it is Hot Liquorice by Dick Walters, but I am ...
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111 views

Did Crowley welch on his contract?

Towards the end of season 7, Crowley enters into a contract with Dick Roman (the leviathan) to share parts of the U.S./Canada with Crowley. It seems that helping the Winchesters by giving them his ...
2
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What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
2
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1answer
78 views

What is the laser sound in the tunnel?

In Dr. No when James Bond escapes his cell (through the electric fence) he is in a tunnel, climbing down, when suddenly there's what sounds like a laser (it sounded like a Sonar signal) He looks up, ...
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121 views

Who plays “Isis” in Supernatural series, season 5, episode 19?

Who is the actress playing "Isis" (at least the internet says it's her) in Supernatural, Season 5, Episode 19? Here's Isis from Supernatural wikia: Here's the episode's cast on IMDB; she's not ...
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1answer
221 views

Questions after watching X-Men days of future past

I have some questions about X-Men: Days of Future Past: Does Wolverine still have his Adamantiam claws at the end of the movie? Since the future has been rewritten will there be movies to fill us in ...
2
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1answer
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Whose photo is on the table in the telephone call scene?

It's hard to believe that a detail in a Tarkovsky film is arbitrary. In The Sacrifice (Offret), there is a scene at the 2:00:00 mark, where the main character is sitting at a table facing the ...
2
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57 views

Why did they say the pageant was their first live show?

Multiple times throughout the movie Hairspray, they make numerous references to the Corny Collins show being broadcast live. So why, on the day of the Ms. Teenage Hairspray pageant, do they say it's ...
2
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194 views

Why does Holder use the term 'habibi'?

In the American version of The Killing, detective Stephen Holder is seen using the term habibi several times when talking to his sister and his nephew, Habibi is an Arabic term of endearment widely ...
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237 views

Movie that uses USB-Holo Table interface?

I'm trying to remember all the uses of Quantum of Solace 'Holo Tables' (alá Pixelsense) in recent movies, and there is one example that (whilst I can recall the imagery) I can't locate what movie it's ...
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1answer
113 views

Why does the ex-undercover cop in Homefront keep sensitive files about his identity unprotected at home?

The recent Jason Statham action movie Homefront has a lead character who used to be an undercover DEA cop, Phil Broker. Phil has moved to some small town in the country so his daughter can have a ...
2
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1answer
547 views

Why would the satellite debris have followed the Tiangong out of orbit?

The antagonist of the film Gravity is a wave of shrapnel which circles the earth every 90 minutes. The result of a "controlled destruction" of a defunct Russian Satellite (what is this, the cold ...
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94 views

Why is the movie titled “The White Balloon”?

If anyone has seen The White Balloon by Jafar Panahi, could you please share your view why the title of the film is that?
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75 views

What was Oldman spinning around in?

In The Best Offer, Virgil Oldman is finally shown tied to a device and spinning around. This is presumably occurring in the loony-bin. What is this device? Does this event actually occur or does it ...
2
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1answer
496 views

Why does Lorelei shoot Jason Lennon in S05E16?

In the episode "There Will be Blood", Lorelei tracks down the people she believes to be behind her sister's abduction and murder, and exacts revenge. The second culprit (Jason) admits to being an ...
2
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1answer
86 views

Explanation for why Jon Kramer says he is responsible for Jeff's kid's death

In Saw 3, during the end and the parallell Saw 4 movie, Jon told Jeff that the reason he could kill him was because he (Jon Kramer or Jigsaw) was the one responsible for his child's death. Is he ...
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1answer
363 views

What happens at the end of “How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)”

I don't really get the ending of "How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)". To be honest, all of it is very complicated. But I think I understand most of the film. What I don't ...
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What is the symbolism behind the colour change of characters while thinking?

In Death Note, people's eye and hair colour change when they are shown talking to themselves or thinking. Light changes to red colour, L to blue shade, Matsuda to yellow and Misa with lighter blue ...
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Why is Libby calling her husband “Daddy”?

In the 2013 TV show "Masters of Sex", Libby Masters calls her husband William "Daddy". Apparently she uses this as a term of endearment. To be honest, I am a little creeped out by this. Does she have ...
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In “Following” movie how come bill accepted credit card from Cobb?

I am referring to the movie directed by Nolan "Following" In a coffee shop Cobb gives a Lloyds bank Credit card to Bill. At that time how come Bill accepted it?
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300 Rise of an Empire sea serpent explanation

In 300 Rise of an Empire, what do the sea serpents represent? Are they meant to symbolize something or is it a random piece from mythology? If they are meant to be from greek mythology, what are these ...
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When did Carroll get out of the transport?

In the episode "Let Me Go" (S01E07) of The Following, Joe Carroll escapes from prison but Ryan Hardy seemingly witnessed him being strapped into the transport. Later, Hardy realizes that there was ...
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What motivated Mr. Smith to carry on?

During the course of The Way Back, when the company is traveling through the Gobi Desert Mr. Smith seems reluctant and unable to go on and is about to give up and die (maybe also in part because of ...
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Why was the politician's daughter at the restaurant?

In The Last Seven, through flashbacks, we learn that the younger girl is the politicians daughter. However, I don't understand why she is at the restaurant.
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109 views

Why do digital movies show aliasing and red/green chromatic aberration?

I just saw the second Hobbit film and some issues that I thought were present in the first Hobbit film really came through. The first issue was that nearly all hard diagonal lines, such as those on ...
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Was the use of Daniel part of Isabelle's plan in Love Crime (Crime d'amour)?

In Crime d'amour (English: Love Crime), when in prison, Isabelle begins to suffer from what appear to be anxiety attacks. This suggests that things weren't really going to plan. What were these ...
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Why does Isabelle double over in pain by the pond in Love Crime (Crime d'amour)?

In Crime d'amour (English: Love Crime), after the deed is done and Isabelle is disposing off all the incriminating evidence into a pond, she suddenly doubles over in pain. Why is this? Has she already ...
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Significance of the slow boats to China

In The Master, there are two scenes with a reference to China. The first time we hear of it is when Freddie leaves Doris behind and joins the crew of a ship leaving for Shanghai. The second time is at ...
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Why was the family's viewpoint not shown in the movie?

At the beginning of Captain Phillips we see some scenes of him together his wife Andrea, driving to the airport and talking about their children. Later his family is mentioned rather rarely, he sends ...
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How far does the depiction of the pirates' characters match the book?

The pirates that capture Captain Phillips after invading the Maersk Alabama are given rather typical roles in the movie, I think: There is Muse, the leader and voice of reason (compared to the ...
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What is the chronological order to watch Mortal Kombat: Legacy season 1?

Mortal Kombat: Legacy season 1, looks more character oriented and doesn't seems to be in chronological order. But Kano's appearance makes it more non-chronological. So what is the right chronological ...
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Where is the bag sucked into?

The Kelly bag (with gun) thrown from the Eiffel tower is seen floating all around Paris and then finally sucked into a vent of some sort. Does this have some significance? How about in the book? (The ...
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Looking for movie name based on scene: someone throws pair of dice and gets 6-6, competitor throws and gets 7-7

I remember just one scene from the movie, which IIRC I've seen on TV. There's one guy leading another guy through a grim city. They meet a 3rd guy by a table and bet on who will get higher spots ...
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Maddeningly-obscure Quote Origin - “Turn Back!”

Exchangers! My wife & I have been combing over Google, IMDb, Wikipedia, TvTropes, and yes, even here, in order to locate the origin of a quote that sprang to mind. It's now past midnight, and we ...
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Turn-of-the-century séance

I saw only a scene from this on PBS in the late '90s or early '00s. It was certainly a film rather than a tv show, but probably made for tv. A group of fin-de-siècle bohemians, having held a séance, ...
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Movie where boys see if a girl likes one of them by them all walking past her, nonchalantly

I cant remember anything about this movie besides the scene when this small group of friends(boys) walk past this girl in a cafe or ice cream shop to see if she looks at the main character boy or all ...

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