2
votes
1answer
97 views

Movie about a voodoo box and doll

From what I remember, this is not really a good movie, low budget and mostly gory-Final Destination-ish teen/high school movie about a (cursed?) voodoo box which contents can make you perform voodoo ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How did they realize the truth about Josh?

Beware of major spoilers. In Insidious Chapter 2, when the Grandmother and the three "Ghost Hunters" follow the lead from the past to find out what happened to Josh, they go to the old hospital and ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

What episode of Roseanne was this?

There's a scene in one episode of Roseanne where Dan is carrying DJ, who's asleep, in from the car. Dan's holding him by the legs, facing forward, and DJ is, like standing up, leaning backwards like ...
3
votes
1answer
370 views

Can you give me a title of this sci-fi home security movie?

Many years ago (during 1995-2000) I saw this movie on HBO. The story goes like this, A man sets home security in his home for protection. The protection system is based on the AI (artificial ...
0
votes
1answer
161 views

What does Zach mean by “Machu Picchu”?

At the end of the movie Life After Beth (2014), Zach mentioned "Machu Picchu", but I did not understand the meaning. What did he say and why?
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Catastrophic movie about a dam I saw years ago

I'm looking for a catastophic movie I saw years ago, I'm not sure how many but definitely at least 5 or more. It was dubbed in italian and I don't know where it came from originally. It revolved ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Jason Bourne as Gilberto di Piento and passports

I just don't understand why Noah Vosen's whole team didn't pick Jason's "di Piento's" passport when he arrived in New York as they should have known all Jason's identities but Landy's colleague picked ...
22
votes
7answers
12k views

What is the longest, single take, tracking shot in cinema/TV?

In episode four of True Detective, there was a 6-minute long, single take, tracking shot sequence. What is the longest, scripted, single take (no cuts) sequence in movies / television? I am not ...
3
votes
3answers
315 views

How come the underlying theme of Birdman is being seen as redemptive, rather than sealing the character's fate as a failure?

While several aspects of Birdman (2014) have been discussed and debated, with some people agreeing and others disagreeing with the merits of the continuous structure of the film, the (lack of) ...
6
votes
1answer
382 views

Why is there an asteroid scene at the beginning and at the end of Birdman?

Why is there is an asteroid scene at the beginning and at the end of the movie Birdman? Did that asteroid strike Riggan and give him the power to fly?
2
votes
1answer
59 views

A Line from Cinderella Man

There is a scene in Cinderella Man when Jim Braddock's manager Joe ask about the condition of Jim before the fight against Max Baer, it turns out that all of them are bad news . And then Joe says " ...
2
votes
1answer
164 views

Movie I saw on TV with childhood memories of killing a fish with a stick, later rebuilding life

I saw a movie on TV a long ago and I can not remember at all what it was called. Here are some details: I think it's a drama from 1990-2012 Brutally killed a fish with a stick with a nail on it on ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

A Question About A Scene In Dallas Buyers Club

There is a scene which Ron Woodroof's stuffs (medicines) are being taken by the IRS. He is very angry (And cocky) and he sticks a paper in front of a car's window that belongs to the people from IRS. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

What does Ron mean by “watch who you eat”?

There is a scene where Ron Woodroof says to a gay couple: "Watch what you eat and who you eat". What does he mean when he says "watch who you eat" ? What's the problem with the person you eat with?
0
votes
1answer
83 views

British tv comedy skit show where an actor plays a blackface vagabond

Maybe you can help me name a British skit show that I saw an episode or two of on Netflix a while back where in one skit a white man in blackface plays some sort of vodoo vagabond that talks jibberish ...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

What is the significance of the game “Monument Valley” to House of Cards plot

I don't understand how the game "Monument Valley" played a role in Frank's plan putting a "philosophy" behind his AmWorks program. When he started typing on the keyboard and showing the screen to his ...
15
votes
1answer
3k views

Does the first scene in Better call saul take place after Breaking bad

In the first scene from the first episode of 'Better Call Saul', we see Saul, working at some food joint and watching his own videos at home. All this is shown in black & white. After which the ...
19
votes
1answer
7k views

How many days does Cage experience?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow how many days does Cage experience? Or to put it another way:
5
votes
1answer
227 views

Who was “The guy” Mike was talking about?

In Season 4, episode 5, Mike and Jesse are out checking drop points. At one point in the episode Jesse mentions he could be "The guy", Mike then pulls over and rants to him about how this isn't in the ...
3
votes
3answers
216 views

Why do actresses really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI?

Why does an actress really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI? Examples: Delphine Chanéac gone bald for the role in Splice (2009) Karen Gillan gone bald for the role in ...
-3
votes
1answer
108 views

Will Mike make an appearance in “Better Call Saul”? [closed]

We know that Mike had a lot of involvement with Saul during the course of Breaking Bad, has there been any word on whether he'll make an appearance in Better Call Saul? On another note, I've heard ...
2
votes
1answer
341 views

Scientist who says where Dr Manhattan is in Watchmen - actor name?

I'm trying to figure out who this actor in Watchmen is, but I don't know what his character's name is. I found a transcript of the movie, but his character is just called "MAN" in it, so that's no ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

What happened to Hector Mendoza in House of Cards?

In Season 3 Episode 8 of House of Cards, during Frank's "breaking the fourth wall" instance, he said: What does that mean?
1
vote
1answer
65 views

Snowman cartoon

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a snowman was made with the help of the moon. The cartoon had only snowmen, no people. They used to live in igloos. ...
9
votes
2answers
1k views

Why is Gangs of New York considered an original screenplay?

From the Wikipedia article: Gangs of New York is inspired by Herbert Asbury's 1927 non-fiction book, The Gangs of New York. Why was Gangs of New York considered an "original screenplay" for ...
2
votes
1answer
161 views

Unpopular kid hooks up with a pretty and popular girl

I'm trying to find the name of a film about a (not too popular) kid in school who hooks up with a pretty and popular girl. I think the film is 20-30 years old. Some scenes I recall: He gets her to ...
3
votes
2answers
184 views

Movie about a man that reincarnates as a dog

This one is really killing me, as I have been searching for years and can't find any info anywhere (IMDB, Google) and I would love to re-watch it. I watched this film in an international film ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

Cats, winter and a café

Trying to recall this movie I saw perhaps 5 years ago. It might have been Canadian as I seem to recall there was a mix of French and English. One of the persons / (main character) in the movie, girl, ...
5
votes
2answers
370 views

Why wasn't Shaw's intersect suppressed?

If Decker can suppress Volkoff/Hartley's intersect programming, and Mary Bartowski can do it for Chuck in season 4, why didn't Shaw's intersect just get suppressed using the blue images?
6
votes
1answer
187 views

A young punk gets mentored by a classy old gentlemen

I've been trying for ages to find the title of a film that I watched once when I was a child. The story, as I remember it, goes like this: A relatively young, 20-30-ish guy, very hot-headed, but with ...
5
votes
1answer
545 views

First Hollywood (or at least made in USA) movie where Russian dialog was spoken by Russian speaking actor?

I was wondering what the first movie (made in USA) was where a character speaking Russian was played by an actor for whom Russian was a fluent (though not necessarily first) language, spoken with no ...
22
votes
1answer
988 views

Are Americans the bad guys in Russian movies?

Context In US movies, time and again, the bad guys end up being Russians. Examples: Scarecrow and Mrs. King 1980s US TV show Bad guys: Russian KGB The Last Ship 2010s US TV show Bad guys: ...
17
votes
1answer
6k views

Why does Tom Hanks' character never open up the last package?

During his time on the island in Cast Away, Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) never opens up one last FedEx package, even though it could have made his escape or his survival easier. Why is this?
2
votes
1answer
87 views

Why would damage to Ken Barnaby's right hand be enough to exonerate him?

Background: In Luther, Series 3, episode 1, Ken Barnaby is a suspect in the case of a murdered internet troll, Jared Cass. Cass had tormented Barnaby and his wife over social media after their ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Name of movie about people who have died and are waiting to move on (to heaven or a new life)

I'm trying to find the name of a film about people who have died and are waiting to move on.. I think the film is 15-30 years old. They are not yet in heaven - Their lives are replayed and they are ...
19
votes
2answers
2k views

Why does “Hollywood Accounting” still work?

Hollywood accounting is the practice of big studios of making successful movies into what looks like a financial failures on purpose and through questionable accounting tricks. The goal is to show no ...
12
votes
1answer
650 views

Lead actor/actress VS Supporting actor/actress

On what basis, Chris Hemsworth is considered as a Lead actor in the movie Rush? In the movie, both characters have equal importance and both narrated the story in equal measure and occupied same ...
3
votes
1answer
99 views

Directors had some kind of a bet - there was a cool scene of samurai/ninjas fighting in the dark

I am looking for a movie I saw about 10-15 years ago. I still know there were two directors who had some kind of bet or competition, but I don't remember specifics. One scene that I still remember ...
15
votes
1answer
3k views

Japanese movie about young man living in “blind spot”

There is a Japanese movie stuck in my head: It's about a young man, who delivers flyers (coupons, advertising maybe?) around the city, and he sometimes breaks into flats and houses that he can see ...
3
votes
1answer
80 views

What really happened in Walter Bishop's Lab in Fringe?

Can anyone tell what really happened in Walter Bishop's lab in Fringe that lead to the hospitalization of Walter in a mental institution? Note: I have watched whole series.
-4
votes
1answer
169 views

The use of the word “fuck” in The 300: Rise of an Empire

According to the Wikipedia article for the etymology of the word "fuck": it is usually considered to be first attested to around 1475 With this in mind, why the word used in 300: Rise of an ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Why is Bobby Munson's cut different than everyone else's?

Did they ever explain in the TV series Sons Of Anarchy why Bobby Munson's cut (his gang jacket) has a border around the shoulders? There's a white pattern around what would be his sleeves (if it ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Please identify this (Almodovar?) movie

I remember 2 scenes from a movie that I think was made by Pedro Almodovar, probably in the 90s. In one scene, a pregnant woman complains to a friend about pain in her nipples (while they sit in a ...
2
votes
1answer
185 views

Movie about a concave (Hollow) world

A movie about a man ending up in a concave or (Hollow) world think the movie was Russian or Eastern European. Pretty sure the movie was made since 2000 but not 100% sure. I remember him talking to a ...
2
votes
1answer
616 views

What does Allen's comment about “You've Got Mail” mean?

When Terry goes to Allen's home, they talk about the movie She's Got Mail (You've Got Mail) casting Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Allen said Tom Hanks have poison ivy up his ass. What's he talking about?
0
votes
1answer
92 views

What is the current relationship status of Tony and Ziva in NCIS?

Can anyone say what is the current relationship status of Tony and Ziva? Are they really keeping in contact? Are they dating?
2
votes
1answer
282 views

A Question about a scene in The Grand Budapest Hotel

At around the 29th minute of The Grand Budapest Hotel Gustave and Zero have the following conversation about "Boy with Apple": Gustave: That picture, Boy with Apple, is priceless. Understand? ...
5
votes
1answer
417 views

Why does King Henry's “death” immediately place Thomas Cromwell in such danger?

In Wolf Hall episode 5, 'Crows', King Henry VIII suffers a fall at a joust and stops breathing. As panic ensues, young Rafe suggests to Thomas Cromwell that they flee before the ports are blockaded. ...
4
votes
1answer
91 views

How did the US PoW infer the end of WW2?

In the 2014 movie Unbroken, at (approximately) the 1 hour 55 minute juncture, a US B-29 flies above the PoWs who were told to bathe in the water, before other B-29s do so. I personally observe that ...
10
votes
1answer
309 views

Big Trouble In Little China Ending

Yesterday I watched Big Trouble in Little China for the third time in a week. What a hidden gem this film is! Anyway my question is why did Jack Burton refuse to kiss Gracie at the end? he has ...

15 30 50 per page