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What was the wire thing that Yeti had?

In Brick Mansions (2014), after Tremain and Yeti run up the stairs, Tremaine tells Yeti to stay and block the exit and hands him a gun. Yeti puts the gun down on the stairs and pulls out something ...
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How did they get the baby actor in Tootsie to repeatedly turn its head away from food?

In Tootsie, they have a scene where the baby keeps turning it's head away as a spoon is brought close to it's mouth. Usually the only role for a baby in a movie is crying but this seems more complex ...
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Line in script does not match spoken line in The Big Lebowski

Reading the script for "The Big Lebowski" at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tfTyDwTFd-3RgYrYDzT2bhpFA-gHUrFEaHy1R8mLF94/edit it reads: DUDE You see a wedding ring? Does this ...
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Question regarding the finale of White Collar

Sorry for the vague title, but I couldn't think how to word a title without spoiling something, so full spoilers ahead in this question. At the very end of White Collar, it turns out Neal faked his ...
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Has Bruce Dern's opening scene in the DVD of Bobby Z been cut out?

In the beginning of the movie Bobby Z (2007) there is a scene with Bruce Dern playing a beach bum, hippie. He introduces the story of the film. I saw it this way on Netflix. However, on the DVD copy ...
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Why is Borg a 'Jarl', while everyone else is an 'Earl'?

In 'Vikings', there are a number of characters with the title of Earl, which in the Vikings society (as portrayed in the series) is second only in rank to the King. Now, I've seen some criticism of ...
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What's the deal with the bullets?

I think that the whole premise of Fracture (2007), that if you are rich you can do anything is flawed. Even for a rich person it would be very difficult to gain access to the hotel card without ...
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How can I find out about a movie's distribution?

How can I find out about a movie's distribution? In other words, why a particular movie is "limited" release or why one chain is carrying a movie and another is not. For example, Foxcatcher seems to ...
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Was DenChat ran by the bad guys?

While watching The Den (2013) I thought I recognized one of the masked bad guys which got me thinking. When Liz was in the dungeon trying to escape, she had a struggle with a bad guy and ended up ...
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What is it that the paroled guy kept secret?

McCarnick has a secret that he and the guy he chases, the one that's paroled, knows. Is it told in the movie? If not, what could it be?
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Is there any significance to the small injuries which many of the candidates have?

Is there any significance to the small injuries which many of the candidates in Exam (2009) have? Any common link/interpretation?
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What ensemble performed the orchestral accompaniment in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?

Having scoured the internet, various movie and music sites, and coming up completely empty, I'd really like to know what orchestra (or other ensemble) provided the orchestral accompaniment for the ...
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Grabbing someone's wrist before they strike…?

I'm not usually one for Trope Identification, but after watching the The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies I'm dying to know if this is identified... Is there a name for the shot/sequence wherein the ...
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How can Jack deliver such toys to the children?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," Jack wants to take over Christmas and bring a wonderful, joyous holiday to all the people of the "real world." He's been to Christmas town, and he's seen what ...
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Who is the other person on this photo from Rossi's desk?

In episode 23/24 of season 8 of Criminal Minds, Curtis enters Rossi's office to put poisoned letter on his desk. Just before it, he sits at Rossi's desk, reorders some pen and pencils and looks at ...
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How does Impractical Jokers get the permission to be in places like IKEA?

How do the people on Impractical Jokers get brand-name places to allow them to come in and act stupid and bother their customers? update To be clear they do things that a person could press charges ...
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The Valley (Obscured by Clouds) ending

In the cult film, 'The Valley' (also known as 'La Vallée'), the final scene shows the starving and near-dead adventurers on the crest of a hill. The principal actress mutters '...I can see the ...
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Why is Cole not checking all cells?

In Camp X Ray, during the required routine where Cole and a second male guard, patrol the 10 cells in the specified corridor (101-110), It seems that Cole is not checking the last 2 cells. It is ...
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What happened in “If I Stay”?

In the movie If I Stay, Mia got in an accident with hr family. Her parents died. Her younger brother died in hospital. Mia was in coma. We saw her consciousness(may be, I'm confused) going through ...
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What are we to make of the ending of The Great Silence?

I just watched The Great Silence (orig.: Il grande silenzio) and I have to say, I was utterly perplexed by its ending. At the end of the movie Loco invades Snow Hill with his friends and they take the ...
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Where did Loco get the rifle from?

During The Great Silence (orig.: Il grande silenzio) the sheriff is escorting Loco out of Snow Hill to the higher orders for supposedly attacking Silence. During their travel they make a stop in the ...
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What did Jules Gaspard get in Invitation to a Gunfighter?

In Invitation to a Gunfighter, when Jules Gaspard leaves town and is confronted by Matt Weaver the following conversation happens: Matt: If its not money then what you want, what (did) you get? ...
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Final scene in Turist / Force Majeure

The film Turist (Force Majeure) chronicles a family on skiing holiday in the Alps. It's mostly a pretty "ordinary" film with no surreal elements. What is the meaning of this scene?
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Why do post-war Hollywood WWII-themed movies ignore Japan?

According to Wikipedia, of 13 new US-made WW2-themed war movies for 2014, only one is about fighting Japan. In fact, Wikipedia tallies 41 of these US-made or co-produced WW2-themed productions since ...
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Why doesn't Robin call the police when she's trapped in Zanic's cottage?

During the 2nd episode of Top of the Lake, Robin follows Wolfgang Zanic from the bar to his cottage. After the little smalltalk interrogation with him goes wrong and Wolfie gets scared, Robin gets ...
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Meaning of the 'magic circle' quote

Can you explain the meaning of the following quote from Ingmar Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly? We draw a magic circle around ourselves to shut out everything that doesn’t fit our secret games. ...
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How did Bellator survive?

In Pompeii after Milo threw the makeshift spear at Corvus the senator sends Bellator to kill him. The fight is interrupted by the volcano however they find themselves in beneath the arena fighting. ...
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What happens to the four liar girls in S02E08?

In Judging Amy 2x08 there is a subplot showing four girls who fabricated false accusations against one of their teacher. They confessed, and Amy orders them to be held in custody for the remainder of ...
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Why not use a camera instead of sending Sylvester in S01E02?

I was watching Scorpion. 4 genius working with intelligence to catch bad guys. Cool! But... In the second episode there was an unknown virus that was killing governor's child. So genius guys found a ...
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Is episode S09E03 a comment on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's success at the awards?

In the 3rd episode of the 9th season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia "The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award" for the best bar. While the show is not particularly famous for referencing ...
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What happened when Durant came to Bohanan while he was in jail, with a pardon

In Hell on Wheels does Thomas Durant own Cullen Bohannon? In the episode Durant, Nebraska Bohannon was about to be executed by federal officers but Durant saves him showing him a piece of paper that ...
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Why does S06E08 feature so many guest stars?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "The Gang Gets a New Member" (S06E08) features three significantly famous actors/comedians in guest roles, that being Jason Sudeikis as former group ...
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The Strain Vampire Vigilante and Theory

Ever since we watched "For Services Rendered S1 ep 7" ; it is seen there exist a vigilante group of vampires. I have been waiting for more episodes that could shed some light into their background to ...
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Does anyone know the version of the song “Strange Fruit” played in Criminal Minds S09E09?

The name of the Criminal Minds's Season 9, Episode 9, Strange Fruit, is an allusion to a song of the same name, popularized by Billie Holiday, which has a pretty interesting history and back story, ...
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First movie where you hear breathing in a helmet?

Is 2001: A Space Odyssey the first movie where you can hear somebody's breathing in a helmet? I talk about Darth Vader's type of breathing; in the case of Kubrik's movie it is breathing in a space ...
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Why did Veera keep saying “dan…dan…dan…danaka!” and what does it mean?

Veera, the protagonist of the Tamil movie Raavanan, used to repeat a specific phrase throughout the movie, which was one of the few things not translated in the dubbed version I watched. It sounded ...
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How did Brad Tonkin and Curtis Chen team up on Continuum?

In Continuum season 3, what is the relationship between Brad Tonkin and Curtis Chen? They have completely unrelated back-stories, but somehow they are shown teaming up to
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Have Celebrity Big Brother contestants been pre-introduced off camera before production?

In watching the premiere of the British version of Celebrity Big Brother, a certain contestant 'White Dee' seems to be deliberately drawing attention to the artifice of the show, making suggestions ...
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How come Tighten loses power immediately in the climax scene of MegaMind?

In the movie Megamind, Megamind accidently shot Hal with his serum gun. But it took few hours for Hal to change into Tighten. That's OK. But in the climax scene, when Megamind uses the same gun to ...
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What is the meaning of the ring in Shame?

The movie Shame finishes with a scene that the main charachter looks at the ring of a married woman. He saw here before and regard the ring. He was not living according to the society rules, but at ...
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Was it Uday or Latif who took the pill overdose?

On the moring after the devastating party in The Devil's Double during which Uday kills Kamel Hana and ultimately rapes and kills a young school girl we see Uday/Latif lying in a hospital bed after an ...
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In the movie Golden Gate, why would she allow a relationship to develop?

In the movie Golden Gate, Matt Dillon plays an ex-FBI agent trying to redeem the reputation he has as a corrupt investigator because he wrongly pursed a Chinese man during the time of "Red Scare" ...
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Is there any scene in “The War of the Roses” saying that Barbara Rose got mental issues?

I have just watched "The War of the Roses" (1989, Michael Douglas & Kathleen Turner) and I wondered whether there is any scene in that movie that says that Barbara Rose got mental illness? What ...
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Laura's coconut secret

I'm watching through the weird Twin Peaks series. If you remember, Laura Palmer, in one of her tapes to Dr. Jacoby, talks about her secret coconut (or secret in the coconut, maybe). What did she mean ...
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Are the Person of Interest writers under pressure to make the show more like NCIS?

There has been somewhat of an uptick in inane banter among the team, often between Reese and Shaw, and a definite uptick in interrogation scenes where the team question the current person of interest. ...
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What's the significance of the flashbacks?

In High Lane (2009) or Vertige, Fanny Valette's character has a few flashbacks. What's the importance of this flashback scene? How is it related to the film?
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How did Cheng get away from the Americans and the Chinese?

In S06E24- 5am to 6am of 24, after Philip Bauer's failed plan to sell a Russian nuclear circuitboard to China ends in his fiery doom and the capture of Cheng, we see him bloodies and burned back at ...
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What is the History between Tom Quinn and Tessa Phillips

I'm re-watching Spooks and the first scene between Tom Quinn and Tessa Phillips is the following exchange: Tom: I thought we were supposed to share information. Do the words 'ports warning list' ...
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Why did Emily spare the life of the white haired man in the season 1 finale?

I just watched this episode. I can understand why she was unable to kill him due to her conscience, but surely sparing him is an instant death sentence. I couldn't see a plausible reason why he ...
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Malayalam movies collection report

Drishyam (2013) is referred as the greatest hit in Malayalam film industry by theatrical run as well as by collections. Still the exact figures are not known, but it is believed that it collected ...

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