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Is there any hint as to why Jerry needs the money?

The plot of the Coen brothers brilliant black comedy Fargo revolves around Jerry Lundegaard's desperate need for some large sum of money. Is there any hint at all as to why he needs it or how he ...
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What is the significance of the election in “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”?

What is the significance of the election in "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"? Why were the rich ranchers so excited about the territory's independence that they were hiring outlaws to influence the ...
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887 views

Who was the girl and why was she seen in Wrecked?

I recently watched Wrecked and have some unclear parts. I realized that during the robbery, the men (robbers) dragged along the Man only to use his vehicle. During that, we are shown the dumbfounded ...
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133 views

Is there significance behind the visions in Enemy?

There are a lot of weird visions about spiders in Enemy (2013) and I was wondering if that signified something about the character?
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95 views

I'm looking for the name of a martial arts movie

I will be as specific as I can, but I highly doubt anyone will know the name of the movie I'm looking for. It is an old Martial arts movie, likely Kung Fu, so Chinese. I seen it as a kid in the late ...
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58 views

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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117 views

Soundtrack idioms in movies

I use the term "Soundtrack idiom" to mean a very short musical phrase that immediately informs the viewer that the scene has shifted to a new location, and also suggests where the location is. A ...
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250 views

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 ...
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170 views

Who commits the murders in The Ninth Gate?

In the underrated Polanski movie The Ninth Gate, Jonny Depp plays Corso, a dodgy antique book dealer, who is hired by Balkan, a rich collector, to verify the authenticity of a rare dark book, The Nine ...
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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 ...
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1970s short film about pollution and a greenhouse?

When I was in elementary school, I remember seeing a film about a future of Earth in which it was so polluted that everything natural was dead and people had to wear hazmat-like suits and gas masks. ...
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Are there any movies which use both a remix and its original in their soundtrack?

I was thinking how neat it would be if a song was used early on in the movie, and a more intense electronic-style remix used later on, after the tension/action has escalated a fair bit. Are there any ...
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Why did Traven change his mind about speaking to the Benedicts

In Twins (1988), first Professor Mitchell Traven denies knowing anything about them, then changes his mind after they break through the door. Why didn't he have them taken away by the security guards ...
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133 views

People knock down a wall and find a pot full of an evil dormant creature

When I was a child, I saw a film on TV that scared me to death. All I can remember is some people knocked down a wall in a house and inside the wall they found one or more pots, and inside these pots ...
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443 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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84 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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115 views

When does Jane Eyre return to Thornfield Hall after she runs away?

Towards the end of the movie, Jane Eyre, she runs away from her fiancee's house after discovering he is already married. However, she returns after realising her love and inability to be without him. ...
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Was Jerry expecting Katie to show up in the movie “Eight Below”?

When Katie first arrives on the base, Jerry runs to the plane to help her down. He can be heard saying, "I didn't expect to see you this year!" Katie replies, "Yeah, well I guess you got lucky." This ...
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456 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 ...
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160 views

Why did they start killing people?

In the movie The Wild Hunt, after a series of incidents occur with the girl that the shaman likes, they end up kidnapping her and make her wear the skull mask. After she puts on the skull mask she ...
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310 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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60 views

Trying to find this Horror movie

I'm looking for a movie that I just saw the preview for it must be 2-3 years old. The trailer is a group of friends end up in the night of the living dead movie. I think they end up in their favorite ...
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67 views

Name of movie that had brother sister subhuman special agents

This was maybe 20yrs ago. Action sci fi movie. There was one sequel to the first movie. Two organizations had special agents called 'subs'. They were humans combined with animal genetics. The sister ...
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85 views

Why did Yusuf need to go into the field?

When Cobb first meets Yusuf in Inception and tells him he is seeking for a chemist to formulate a compound for the Fischer job, he says that he would also need to "go into the field" with them to ...
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52 views

Strory about a boy and other kids who went into jungle to spend holidays

Story begins with a boy(lead character) who went into jungle with other kids and teacher(s) to spend some holidays in jungle. He(lead character) was suffering from some kind of ailment, which made him ...
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100 views

Identify movie, possibly short film

It was set on a platform of sorts on a completely still ocean. The platform was submerged so that the ocean was completely level with the walls surrounding it, but the floor was dry. There was a tower ...
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124 views

Animation film (or tv show) where children run around to build a castle with gargoyles

I remember watching a particular scene when I was a kid (late 90s or early 2000s) where a few kids are asked by a wizard or sorcerer to run in the air. As they are running blocks are raised to their ...
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134 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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459 views

Why does the species of Gemma's bird change?

In numerous early episodes of Sons of Anarchy, Gemma Teller is shown to own a cockatoo (an umbrella, IIRC). In at least one episode (in either season 4 or 5), the same cage is suddenly occupied by a ...
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81 views

Couple with the most grandchildren to win a house

There's a nice, comedic, old movie in which a house is built in a small town and is promised to the resident couple with the most grandchildren. I can't remember the name of it or the names of the ...
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38 views

What was the dynamite for? Was it a red herring?

In Wes Anderson's Rushmore, we see Max ordering dynamite from a store prior to staging his play. He asks the order to be made out to Ready Demolition, Tucson, Arizona. Yes, said play involved a war ...
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1answer
56 views

Why couldn't Andrei sleep?

In Europa Report, why was Andrei sleep-deprived? Was it because he had failed to save James during the EVA accident?
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121 views

Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of the film?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car which pulls up next to his?
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Was the William H. Macy character part of the con?

In the David Mamet movie House of Games, Mike (Joe Mantegna) lures Margaret Ford (Lindsay Crouse) into their circle by proving a small con at the Western Union Office. He explains that the basic idea ...
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155 views

Where did they get all of the gum from?

When the Wyld Stallyons in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure have a breakdown in their time-machine, they just have all of their historical buds chew some gum and patch the antennae back together in ...
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1answer
15 views

i want to find the name of a horror film i saw years ago

I saw a film around 2011 and i forgot the name of the movie. it was about these two families that wanted to buy a secluded house. When they got there the tried to go back home but the road home was ...
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28 views

can't remember name of movie

okay I saw this movie when I was little mid 1980's don't know what it is. People having sex, guy touches metal head board they both fry. Chick is having a shower burns to death. Something about a ...
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1answer
106 views

Prisoners required to dig their own graves and then beheaded in the woods

In the late nineties, I was still a kid, I watched somewhere a VHS movie. Particularly there was a scene that impacted me and I might remember something about it. There were some kind of soldiers who ...
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65 views

50s/60s movie about a family of 5-6 orphans, eldest places them with families

Can anyone tell me the title to this movie? Made in 50's or early 60's. A family of five or six kids. The parents are killed. The oldest boy has to give his siblings away to other families because he ...
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83 views

A movie about a girl who may have been a Girl Scout

This movie was in the 80s or 90s. One scene involves a black girl who looks homeless, where the main protagonist is a man. When the man comes up the girl is frightened tries to pull out a Swiss army ...
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99 views

Identify this movie; a scene with russian roulette in an army tent

Once in the late 1990's, I remember seeing a scene of a film on TV, where this guy walks into an army tent, and there's a bunch of strange people inside playing russian roulette. He get's invited to ...
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41 views

Why does Doc Holiday want to fight Wyatt in My Darling Clementine?

In My Darling Clementine Doc Holiday doesn't seem like he'd have any sensible reason to want to fight Wyatt. Why does he want to challenge him to a gun fight?
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169 views

Surreal corporate apocalypse comedy movie

I recently watched the beginning of Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, featuring a short called "The Crimson Permanent Assurance". This film short instantly reminded me of a clip from a movie I saw ...
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242 views

Movie about a sister's revenge

There's a movie I have been looking for. I saw it many years ago and I can't remember the name and it's driving me crazy. Its about a woman that seeks revenge on the man who dated her sister and ...
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1answer
53 views

Miss Cross dancing with Max Fischer at the end

Wes Anderson's Rushmore closes with a scene where Miss Cross asks Max if he wants to dance. He gets the DJ to change the music to the song Ooh la la by The Faces. Miss Cross then removes his glasses ...
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117 views

Identify music video with a woman and a guy standing at a bus stop

I don't know the specific details of the video but all I can remember is that it was a video by a tan woman. most likely an american video and the woman is the singer. From what I can remember it had ...
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1answer
117 views

Did Leonard Shelby know his wife because of his subconscience?

In the beginning of the movie when Leonard is talking on the phone to the mysterious caller (who we find out is Teddy [John gamble {not thee John G}]). He says he is different from Sammy Jenkins ...
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54 views

What was the relationship between Sutton and Mrs. Harshaw?

In The Hot Spot, What was the relationship between the blackmailer Frank Sutton and Mrs. Dolly Harshaw? Was he blackmailing her or was it the other way around?
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135 views

Title of an anthology movie

I'm looking for the title of a movie and was hoping you could help. I think it is a relatively recent film -- of independent/low budget flavor. I think it falls under the category of anthology film. ...
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225 views

Was Don Draper happily married to Betty?

So I watched seasons 1-3 of madmen and I'm a bit confused as to why Don Draper cheats on his wife. I always thought when married men cheat, it's because they are unhappy or they just don't have a sex ...

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