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Why wasn't the room with the crystalline Spantium being reset?

In Heaven Sent (Doctor Who): As every room in the castle was being reset after a while, why wasn't the room with the crystalline Spantium being reset? Each hit by the Doctor wearing away the wall ...
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How did Cruella de Vil and Ursula not age a bit?

In Once Upon a Time, Cruella de Vil and Ursula were not in Storybrooke when they got stuck in Land without magic. So why does their age not change in 28 years? In Land without Magic, people do get ...
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Why did Clark and Lex fall out?

In Smallville Lex Luthor and Clark Kent begin as friends, I watched most of the series a few years ago and watched the friendship dissolve into distrust but I could never understand why. My ...
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72 views

Movie seen on TV with Caucasian (American) man and a dark-skinned woman using a child as a translator

A long time ago I saw a movie on TV that had a scene of an American man arguing with a dark-skinned woman (Indian? African?). Both do not speak each other's languages and a female child is always with ...
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86 views

Were there different endings to the movie “Clue”, based on the odd clips in the old preview?

I'm embarrassed to know the movie "Clue," inside and out so much that this might be an esoteric question.. I know nowadays movie previews may sometimes have a clip or a change in what you'll see in ...
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52 views

Why did this character simply die in Deadgirl (2008)?

In the film Deadgirl (2008), After this happens, JT finds out that So if this is true, then why didn't Johnny
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2answers
249 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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What happened to Jarvis at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron

Towards the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron JARVIS uploads himself into a lifeless Virbranium android. This process creates Vision. Then before the final battle we see Tony Stark uploading a program ...
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248 views

Time taken assembling the meth cooking unit and again dismembering it in Breaking Bad

In season 5 of Breaking Bad, it is shown that Walter and Jesse collaborate with a pest control company. They would cover the house with plastic and while Walter and Jesse would cook within it. But ...
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Season 2: What is so important about the bridge?

I'm just about the second season of house of cards and I'm asking myself: What is so important about that bridge Feng wants to be build? He has already so much money and it seems not to be worth for ...
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1answer
102 views

How does time travel work in the Terminator franchise given the nature of the time travel devices and the movement of the Earth?

Given the mechanism of time travel shown across the Terminator media (films and TV series) - namely, the traveler being sent from a machine to a point where there is no receptor device - is there ...
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Why were 2 episodes omitted from the “The Tick” DVD releases, and why was Season 3 never released to Region 1?

The cartoon "The Tick" had two Region 1 DVD releases: The Tick vs. Season One and The Tick vs. Season Two, but Season One is missing the episode "Tick vs. The Mole Men". Season Two is missing the ...
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1answer
119 views

What does Billy show Marty that makes him leave?

Towards the final scene of Seven Psychopaths, Billy is holding Bonny with the flare gun to its head. Marty initially refuses to go away. When he approaches Billy, he shows Marty something which causes ...
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Is Pikachu's gender ever confirmed?

I was recently having a discussion about Pokémon, and it came up that none of us were sure whether Ash's Pikachu in the series was male or female. Some (myself included) always thought it was male, ...
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1answer
386 views

Horror movie where kid kills family but his baby sister

There was a movie I watched ages ago but I can't remember what it was called. It starts off with a little boy that used to kill animals and I'm pretty sure he drew pictures about it. Anyway, he kills ...
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Different skills and levels of a Pau in Farscape

In Farscape a Pau priest is supposed to be able to advance in ranks to different levels. Apparently each level can grant a new ability. Zhaan was a 10th level pau, and I know they mentioned something ...
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377 views

Why was Amy not arrested?

In Gone Girl, Detective Rhonda Boney knows that Amy has killed Desi deliberately. But still just because they are unable to find any clue they let her go. That is no justice in my opinion. If she ...
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1answer
386 views

Significance of the similar color palette for Anna's winter dress and Elsa's coronation dress

Color is often used intentionally in movies. I found it interesting that in Frozen the color palette for the winter dress that Anna bought in Oaken's store is similar to Elsa's coronation dress. I ...
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3answers
142 views

Mid/late 70s horror movie where group of people venture to a hidden valley and are attacked by a gargoyle

I have vague memories of a horror movie, where this group of people ventures through a cave or portal to a hidden valley maybe. I only remember the scene, probably towards the end where the sole ...
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1answer
221 views

What changes to Mockingjay Part 2 were made due to P. S. Hoffman's passing?

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who portrayed a character in The Hunger Games, passed away during the middle of filming for the Mockingjay movies. His character Plutarch Heavensbee is a central figure ...
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720 views

Movie with a boy and a talking snowman

I watched this movie when I was a kid and it scared the hell out of me. The boy goes up on a hill to where the snowman is and it speaks to him. The snowman has a football-shaped head, red glowing eyes ...
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1answer
100 views

What's the rush to travel forward in time?

In the 1984 events of Terminator: Genisys when Kyle and Sarah, having destroyed the only known enemy robot in their timeline, approach their one-shot Time Displacement Engine (TDE), they get into an ...
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Why do people in some cartoons not have heads/faces shown? [duplicate]

Why do people in some cartoons not have heads/faces shown? Examples are Mammy Two Shoes in Tom and Jerry and the secretary in The Powerpuff Girls, it seems Cow and Chicken even made fun of it with the ...
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1answer
1k views

Why does Eric Bana give sticks to all Mossad assassins to eat before the first assassination?

Before the first assassination in Munich (2005), of Wael Zwaiter, Eric Bana gives the whole team some kind of sticks to eat. Why does he give those and what are those called?
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Why does Marty see another duplicate of himself when he returns?

When Marty decides to go back from 1958 to 1988 in Back to the Future, he decides to go back several minutes before the doctor is killed by the terrorists, to warn him. But when he arrives late, he ...
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7answers
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To what extent are child actors exposed to the violent aspects of the movie they perform in?

Some movies feature child characters put in violent situations. This can range from crude language to extreme horror (e.g. torture, gore, etc.). As an example, Child's Play and its sequel has plenty ...
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1answer
2k views

What powers a lightsaber?

Jedi use lightsabers, some use them a lot! However you never see a lighsaber being plugged in, on charge or running out of battery. What powers a lightsaber and does it run indefinitely?
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Why does Walt leave the bar after calling the cops in Granite State?

In the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad, "Granite State", after talking to his son, Walt calls the cops and indicates his location. After that we see him having a drink as he watches his old ...
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1answer
150 views

Movie about abusive man who was living with lot of women and children in the forest or something

A long time ago I saw one movie and have no idea how it is called. It was about some kind of community, sect (I guess it wasn't religious) or just strange lifestyle where one man was living with lot ...
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37 views

What is the state of the rest of the world in The Hunger Games? [duplicate]

In the Hunger Games franchise, what is the state of the rest of the world? What has become of the world in this futuristic society? Is there any mention either in the movies or books which would lead ...
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1answer
105 views

Film\TV series with two teams (of students?); One tries mental torture techniques on the other

I remember only this; There was a film or TV series that had two teams (possibly male students?) that were pitted against each other. One team has been given information (a location I believe) and the ...
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1answer
201 views

What movie was Joey talking about in 'The One with the Secret Closet'?

In the Friends episode 'The One with the Secret Closet' (S08E14) Joey describes a movie as having a door behind which no one knows what lies. When it opens, millions of flesh eating bugs come out. ...
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1answer
57 views

Why did Ashwin ask Reema about watching the movie “Ijazaat” in “Talvar”?

Talking about the movie Talvar In the scene where Reema (played by Tabu) returned some items to Ashwin Kumar (played by Irfan Khan), Ashwin was upset. Coz those items (cards, letters, photos) were ...
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1answer
59 views

immigrant father running with daughter from police — takes place in S. California?

The movie is about a single (illegal?) Latino immigrant father raising his young daughter (elementary school age) and living, I think, in Southern California.... the film centers on a day when ...
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1answer
2k views

The “Ross-A-Tron” joke

In the 11th episode of the 7th series of Friends - The One With All The Cheesecakes Ross tries to use his "new nickname": Ross: Hey Joe, while you’re over there how about another beer for the ...
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1answer
181 views

80's zombie movie in which the first zombie comes out of TV screen

I saw this movie in 1992. Color, English. I only remember the part in which a woman is watching a documentary or a movie about a group of people going inside a cave. One of them gets injured and ...
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2answers
98 views

How does “alive tissue” include nails and hair?

In the German version of "Terminator: Genisys", someone says that the time machine will annihilate any non-living matter. It is described as "lebendes Gewebe" in German, which translates verbatim to ...
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0answers
135 views

Looking for a 50~ year-old horror film about a cave filled with flying demons

I'm looking for a film that was produced in either the 1950s or the 1960s. My mom wants to recommend to me the "scariest film (she) and (her) family had ever seen", but she cannot remember the title. ...
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1answer
5k views

Why did Katniss want Peeta to live?

In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Katniss insisted Peeta must live. She also convinced Haymitch that he should protect Peeta at any cost. Why?
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768 views

The Simpsons/Futurama: walk in the dark with neon signs

In many episodes of The Simpsons or Futurama, a character (usually drunk or sad) walks in the dark with neon signs moving in the background; where does this come from? A few examples: The Simpsons ...
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1answer
459 views

How does Cooper know that jumping in blackhole can gain back years?

After being hit by first wave at Miller's planet in Interstellar, Cooper and Amelia discuss something about time slippage etc. At that time Cooper says that, "can't we just jump in black hole to gain ...
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1answer
36 views

Any significance as to why the sheriff's name in Cut Bank is Vogel?

In many plays, novels etc character names are of some sort of significance. I noticed that in Cut Bank, the sheriff's name is Vogel which means bird in German/Dutch. Is there a connection to his ...
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1answer
124 views

Who is Alex Jones referring to when he says: “I waited but he never came”?

While captured in the "wooden" prison in Prisoners, Alex Jones says: "I waited but he never came". Who is he referring to?
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What happens in the hotel room after he leaves?

In Slumdog Millionaire, Salim asks Jamal to go away from that hotel room. Salim and Latika are left in the room and Jamal is asked to leave. Why was he asked to leave? And what happened?
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1answer
114 views

The Episode In Which Fry Enters His Mother's Dream in Futurama

I found these images on an online forum but no one seemed to be mentioning what episode it was. In this episode (from what I read in the forum) Fry enters his Mom's dream, probably Nibbler helps him ...
2
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1answer
157 views
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1answer
732 views

Why the AKA prefix?

The episode titles for the Jessica Jones episodes are all prefixed with AKA, which stands for Also Known As. I'm curious/confused why this decision was made.
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1answer
332 views

How does Walt deduce that he was the prime target of the Cousins?

On Season 3 Episode 9 of Breaking Bad, Walt, after analysing the whole situation with Hank getting shot by the Cousins and Gus' intervention in the whole matter, goes to speak with Gus and says ...
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1answer
107 views

Looking for movie about time traveling

I'm looking for a movie seen maybe 5 to 15 years ago, possible older. The movies is about time traveling and at one or multiple points in the movie they change the timeline and see the changes ...
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2answers
55 views

Extensive makeup and pay rates

How are actors who have to do extensive makeup sequences paid? Are the 4+ hours of makeup prep work paid? Do they make allowances for how long it takes to remove the makeup? I am talking about any ...

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