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Is the female “Ralph” character playing along?

In "So I Married an Axe Murderer", Harriet (Nancy Travis) cries out for "Ralph!" in her sleep, which Charlie (Mike Myers) correctly attributes to one of her "missing" fiancés. In trying to cover for ...
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Is it necessary to watch all the James Bond movies before Casino Royale to understand James Bond movies from 2006 onwards?

I'm planning to watch all 4 of the James Bond rebooted movies series with Daniel Craig in it from Casino Royale onwards (inclusive), but has never seen a single James Bond movie before, so I was ...
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In what way was Murph's quantum data from her Dad's watch helpful?

How was humanity able to use the quantum data that Murph received from her dad's watch in Interstellar?
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Why was there no narration in The Hunger Games?

The movie The Hunger Games is based on Suzanne Collin’s book of the same name. The narrative of the book is completely in the first person, with a lot of detail coming from the thoughts of Katniss ...
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Understanding a scene in “Scent of a Woman”

In Scent of a Woman, there is a scene where Colonel Slade is preparing for his suicide and has a conversation with Charlie. He asks this question: "Should I adopt you or shoot you?" What is he ...
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Was Frank Fitts gay or not?

In the movie American Beauty, we see Colonel Frank Fitts tried to kiss Lester Burnham just before the latter was killed. Why did he try to do so? At first, I thought Frank himself was gay too. But ...
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Was the “American Symphony” played in real-time?

At the end of Mr Holland's Opus, the eponymous Mr Holland is invited onto the stage to conduct the Premiere performance of his "An American Symphony". Is this song ...
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Brazilian kid killed by police officer for stealing a book

What I remember from this movie is that only scene. It is a brazilian movie, there is this scene that takes place in a train station where a kid steals a book from a woman. A police officer runs ater ...
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Have US cable tv documentary channels always had reality tv and “controversial” topics?

When I watched cable tv in the US in 2007, and while watching cable tv in Australia in 2015 (which is mainly made up of American channels), I noticed that a lot of the documentary channels (channels ...
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147 views

Why is Evey's name so fitting to V?

In the first meeting of V and Evey in V for Vendetta, V finds Evey's name very fitting. Why? It's not evident from the dialogue: V: But to whom, may I ask, am I speaking? E: I'm Evey. V: ...
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53 views

Comedy from the end of the 80s about a casanvoa

I am looking for a movie from the end of the eighties or perhaps the beginning of the nineties. It is about a man who is a real casanova and he needs to stop the casanova life and settle down. The ...
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547 views

80s/90s obscure movie taking place in boy's bedroom

My daycare provider played this movie for us and can't find anything about it online. What I remember: opening credits are animated but the movie is not. However the set is meant to appear hand-...
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Why is the base of Snoopy's dog house hidden when it flies?

Throughout The Peanuts Movie (2015), the base/bottom of Snoopy's dog house is never shown when he flies. It is outside the screen or hidden by another object. For example, like this: Or like this: ...
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Does the rest of the world know what's happening in Panem (do they even care)?

In relation to my other question about "the rest of the world" in The Hunger Games, is there any indication as to how the rest of the world sees what's happening in Panem? In today's society, if there ...
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Is this a genre, a plot template or something else?

I've stumbled upon (and watched) a number of films that share many things: Divergent, The Maze Runner, The Giver and so on (I will add as I recall othrs that I've seen and from comments). These ...
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4k views

Was the twist for the 75th Hunger Games predetermined?

Was the twist in the 75th Hunger Games predetermined to send the victors back in, or was it changed by President Snow when he needed a way to get rid of Katniss? The Quarter Quells are the only Games ...
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What were the tripods spraying and what does it have to do with the red weed in War of the Worlds?

in the remake of War of the Worlds (2005), what exactly were the aliens spraying on the ground after they captured and drained a human? I understand that a human gets captured, the aliens suck ...
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2k views

Why is Aronofsky's Pi not Pi?

In Darren Aronofsky's famous and mysterious film "Pi" there are many mathematical secrets. My question is about one of them. When the film begins one can see the digits of the number Pi. But here ...
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Inspiration for making Speed Racer

I was going through the filmography of the Wachowskis. Their main theme often tends to be science fiction although they deviated a little when they decided to adapt Alan Moore's V for Vendetta to the ...
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Why was there a painting of Rue?

During Katniss' individual assessment in front of the Gamemakers in Catching Fire, we see Katniss pass by and notice a painting of Rue on the ground of the training center. Katniss is affected by this,...
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83 views

What is the first occurence of pre-show (cinema advertising) in the world?

What is the first occurence of pre-show (cinema advertising) in the world? I really want to know and hope I can get the first picture of comercial shown on the screen.
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534 views

Was Kraznys mo Nakloz naive to hand over the Unsullied to Daenerys?

Warning: Season 3 spoilers In the season 3 episode, And Now His Watch is Ended, the wealthy slave-trader Kraznys mo Nakloz trades 8,000 Unsullied warriors to Daenerys in exchange for her largest ...
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1answer
355 views

Ash in Alien cannot lie to humans, Yes?

Have you noticed that Ash sometimes concludes his sentences with "Yes?"? I have just finished watching Alien for the 1000th time and I think he adds "Yes?" every time he is telling a lie, somehow ...
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1answer
224 views

Symbols of Borgman

I've read that Borgman is full of Biblical symbols. Not being well educated in this area, I am lookong for someone to explain the symbols appearing in Borgman to me.
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146 views

Is Cosmos (1980) obsolete now that Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014) has come out?

The first Cosmos, narrated and co-written by Carl Sagan came out in 1980. But since then, there have been numerous achievements in Science; many things have changed and in 2014, Cosmos: A Spacetime ...
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1answer
244 views

How did Saladin obtain iced water in the middle of the desert?

This question never stopped to bother me. I have looked for answers but all I could find was along the lines of : Snow fell from the sky during the harsh cold winter. It is collected and stored (...
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1answer
64 views

South of Hell: Car in Purgatory

In episode 6 of South of Hell, the main characters are in Purgatory waiting for a bus that will take them to Hell. The main characters escape to a place on the edge of Purgatory and there is a car ...
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403 views

In Sicario, why did Kate pull a gun on Alejandro?

Kate apparently went in the "wrong tunnel" and sees Alejandro holding a corrupt cop at gun point. Since they had just shot their way through the drug mule tunnel, what surprised her to cause her to ...
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1answer
57 views

Did Chapman ever find a cigarette carrying roach?

In the first episode of season 2 of Orange Is The New Black, we see Piper Chapman being moved to a prison in Chicago. When she first arrives, and gets assigned to her cell, she ends up stepping on ...
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1answer
57 views

How did John's dead wife appear and phone John in “The Mothman Prophecies”?

In the movie "The Mothman Prophecies", as the movie leads to the climax, Mills (sherif) saw John's dead wife. Also, she (John's dead wife) contacted John by phone and convinced him to go to hometown ...
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1answer
115 views

Movie about three college graduates kidnapped by a nerd they used to bully

I don't know any names, year etc. The movie is about 3 college friends that have graduated. They are kidnapped by a nerd that they picked on and bullied in college and he is out for revenge. I ...
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1answer
1k views

How exactly did Seneca Crane die?

At the end of The Hunger Games (2012) we see head game maker Seneca Crane lead into a room that's Empty except for a single bowl of Night Lock berries. The same berries that Katniss and Peeta used to ...
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1answer
161 views

Why wasn't District 12 punished during the 75th Reaping?

During Katniss' and Peeta's post game touring in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), any and all symbols of rebellion were quickly and ruthlessly punished. The old man that whistled and 3-finger ...
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239 views

In The Hunger Games what if everyone decided to just stay where they were lifted and not play?

Let's say everyone had a secret meeting in the training room and all decided when they were lifted to just stay there and not play the game?
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188k views

What did Charlie's aunt do?

I just watched the new movie with Emma Watson, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". The central theme of the movie is the relationship between Charlie and his aunt. He has been traumatized by her death,...
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935 views

Is the movie I Origins based on a true story?

I recently watched the movie I Origins. In the end it is shown that there is actually an after life because the pattern of eye of two persons matches. On quora it is said that the movie is based on ...
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1answer
98 views

Universal Soldier franchise: order of watching the sequels

I recently saw Universal Soldier (1992) and got interested in the other parts of the franchise. As far as I can see the franchise contains the following movies: Universal Soldier II: Brothers in ...
5
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1answer
141 views

How does Joel know where to meet Clementine? [duplicate]

How does Joel know he needs to meet Clementine at Montauk in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? Clementine tells Joel in one of his memories that he should meet her at Montauk. This is Joel's ...
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1answer
3k views

Is this J. R. Dobbs on the picture at Nedry's desk?

So, some of you may have heard of this incredibly awesome website: http://gizmodo.com/relive-jurassic-parks-iconic-hacking-scene-right-from-1535139292 which allows you to relive the classic scene ...
6
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1answer
452 views

In Wild Wild West, what kills “Metal Head”?

Near the end of the movie, after they boarded the spider, Jim West (Will Smith) fight some henchmen of Loveless. When comes the turn of "Metal Head", Jim discovers that the guy is entirely armored and ...
4
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0answers
86 views

Movie about a son who asks his father to pretend to be his son for the weekend

In this film, a guy finds out that his wife is pregnant. He he wants to test his abilities to be a father, so he asks his father to pretend he is his son - and here comes the revenge time. I recall ...
6
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1answer
127 views

Was Snow turning Senile?

President Snow is characterized as being a very cunning, calculating man. He has a long history as Dictator of Panem, making allies and killing enemies as needed, and being basically untouchable. Yet ...
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2answers
160 views

Is it realistic that the guy that falls down in the Raptors cage survived?

In Jurassic World, in the raptors cage scene (where Owen interacts with the raptors), a guy falls down in the cage trying to catch the little pig that is running around. That guy falls down from a ...
4
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0answers
43 views

Australian TV Series from 70s - Journalist Revived, political future thriller

I'm pretty sure this was only shown on Australian TV. A journalist or political trouble-maker is revived (from cryo?) after decades and becomes involved in the somewhat fascist future government. He ...
4
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0answers
86 views

How does the medpod perform the abortion correctly if it is configured for male use?

In Prometheus, after figuring something bad is going on within her, Shaw goes to the medpod which earlier in the movie was described as "configured for male body" by Vickers . If that is the case ...
3
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1answer
66 views

Why file an FIR in A Wednesday?

In the movie A Wednesday Nasruddin Shah the common man does file an FIR (first information report) for a lost wallet. Why does he do that? He was at the station to plant the bag of RDX, what could be ...
6
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1answer
46 views

Is there a coincidence between actor Jake not visiting the agency in 6 months and his wife being 6 months pregnant?

In Enemy, when teacher Jake goes to agency the security guy says he (thinking he is the actor Jake) hasn't set foot in agency in 6 months. Then, wife of the Actor Jake meets teacher Jake. When ...
3
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1answer
164 views

Movie about three children abandoned at a motel by their parents

This movie is from the 1970s or 1980s. It is about three kids - two boys and a girl. They are at a motel when they are abandoned by their parents. The mother may have been prostitute. The oldest ...
4
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1answer
230 views

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith vs. The Clone Wars

According to wiki on Wikipedia about Star Wars canon: The official Star Wars canon consists of the seven released Star Wars theatrical feature films, the Star Wars animated film and television ...
6
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1answer
173 views

2000's horror movie involving parasites that infect bodies and violently burst out after some time (I think they burst out of the stomach)

US film, either a TV movie or theatrical movie Story Points Many of the tiny parasites infect some uncooked (but soon to be cooked) burger patties during a town celebration. A father, mother and ...

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