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554 views

What happened to the Shadow son of Stannis after killing Renly?

Melisandre promises Stannis to give a son in Season 2 on Game of Thrones. She births a Shadow/Ghost in front of Davos. He killed Renly Barathoeon. What happened to that shadow, is he back with Stannis ...
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1answer
237 views

90's Sci-fi TV Show about a red-haired teen trying to fit in

I was pretty young and at my dad's friend's house whenever I watched this show. All I can remember is a teen or young girl, with red, chin-length hair. She had a letter on her forehead - I think it ...
7
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1answer
528 views

What is Fight-Club's main character's real name?

The 1999 film Fight Club stars Edward Norton as an average "everyman" character, a random nobody, that develops an all around better secondary personality called Tyler Durden. Edward's character is ...
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2answers
94 views

How are Streets of Fire's end credits structured so unusually (or are they)?

It was only recently that I conciously noticed that Streets of Fire employs quite an unusual structure for its end credits. When the movie ends, first the cast list scrolls over a view of the last ...
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1answer
90 views

Looking for a 70s film about time travel and dinosaurs

It was made in the 70s. It starts with a song played over the opening credits. Then a guy has a dinner with his girlfriend outdoors discussing his plans or something. A bit later, he and a few other ...
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2answers
296 views

Why did Elliot return to fsociety in the third episode of Mr. Robot?

This is a plot summary from Wikipedia of the third episode of Mr. Robot: at the party, fsociety leaks Evil Corp's emails that incriminate Colby for covering up a toxic waste leak which caused ...
2
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1answer
234 views

Handicapped guy has a dancer wife

I only remember one scene from the movie since it was ages ago. American\English movie, saw it on TV (but I don't think it's a TV movie) in mid 80's to mid 90's. Male white actor, dark hair, sad ...
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1answer
90 views

A Hollywood movie about a popcorn boy challenge dancing competition

I need a dancing-based movie's name, in which one popcorn boy challenges a high-level dance group. Popcorn boy and one other boy search for a dancer around the world, a different kind of dancer. One ...
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1answer
663 views

Why did Tyler Durden in Fight club want to get his testicles cut?

Tyler Durden had instructed his followers to cut his balls if he tries to tell the police about their plan. He knew that his other self will try to inform the police. This means that he didn't mind ...
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1answer
179 views

A movie about a girl and a boy singing in high school

I forgot name of one Hollywood's singing-based movies. Help me find its name... In that movie, one boy and one girl meet in a New Year party. They're offered to sing a song; both are new to singing ...
2
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1answer
303 views

Movie about a locked gated community with cameras everywhere

I'm trying to remember this movie. Anyone have any ideas? It's an American thriller and I think it's from the late 80s but it MIGHT be early 90s. A family get invited to live in a new gated ...
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1answer
223 views

Movie about a smart house that locks the family in? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what film this is? (Its NOT the disney one with Katey Segal) I can only remember a few details from the film: Its an American film. Its a Thriller Its from 80s - Early 90s The ...
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1answer
254 views

Why didn't Fornell recognize Gibbs in “Yankee White”?

The first episode of NCIS starts out with an incident aboard Air Force One, where a Navy officer guarding the "nuclear football" is poisoned. While the Secret Service and FBI are arguing jurisdiction, ...
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0answers
54 views

High Moon (The Lotus Caves) Floating Eyeballs

High Moon is a (very loose) TV adaptation of the 1969 book The Lotus Caves. It was started as a pilot for a Syfy TV series, but eventually the series was declined. The Pilot was rigged into an ...
2
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1answer
85 views

Lawrence of Arabia: women on the cliffs

At about 1:40:00 into the film... When the massed Arabian cavalry leaves the Howeitat encampment to attack Aqaba, they pass by what appear to be women on the surrounding cliffs... ...who are ...
3
votes
1answer
309 views

MI: Rogue Nation; is it possible to have non metallic electronics?

One of the showpieces of MI:RN is an attempt by Ethan Hunt to free-dive (meaning swimming without an auxiliary oxygen supply) into a water cooled computer. The necessity for the free-dive is ...
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1answer
249 views

A psychologist/therapist follows a client and gets framed by her

Recently I saw half of a movie and cannot remember the name. I thought Clive Owen played in it but cannot find it. I remember parts, specifically that he was a psychologist or therapist and had a ...
4
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1answer
81 views

Identify a 90s show about ruthless careerist

I saw a show in the 90s about a young man who gets an entry level job (admin or maybe data entry) in a big corporation. He quickly climbs the corporate ladder by manipulating, backstabbing and ...
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1answer
137 views

French movie (comedy, I think) about a man who leaves his family

Don't even remember when I watched it (sometime in the 2000s). I can only remember a few moments from the movie: I remember the man was being bothered by his wife and daughter all the time. The ...
10
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2answers
2k views

Does Uncle Ben know Peter Parker is Spider-Man? If not, why would he suggest Peter has any “GREAT power?”

In both the comic strip (I think) and the first Spider-Man movie (for sure), Uncle Ben famously tells the newly spidey-empowered Peter, "With great power, comes great responsibility." However, as far ...
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1answer
358 views

What does the painting in the hospital hall in Kill Bill mean?

In Chapter Two, The blood-splattered BRIDE, 21st minute, as the camera looks through the eyes of Elle as she walks up to the room where Beatrix lies in coma, the centerpiece of the frame is occupied ...
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1answer
106 views

In the movie Rollerball (1975), why didn't Jonathan quit?

In the original movie Rollerball (1975) Jonathan had many reasons to quit the game. He had reached every success in the sport, was getting old, the upper crust wanted him to quit and threatend him if ...
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1answer
293 views

Movie about a boy with bad legs who joins the army and starts a fishing business

In the movie, the hero tells his story from a bus station. When he was a little boy his mother told him to run and run and his legs would become regular. After that, he completes his graduation from ...
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2answers
333 views

Why did Walt take a second job at the A1A Car Wash?

In Breaking-Bad Walter White leaves Gray Matter and becomes a chemistry teacher. What compelled him to take up a second job? Is there any significance of his second job?
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1answer
197 views

A show about a woman released from prison who works in a hotel

I watched an American TV series that I can't remember its name. The drama is about a girl who just came out of jail (I don't remember why she was in the prison in the first place but I think it's ...
6
votes
1answer
265 views

What exactly happened between Walt and Gretchen?

As we saw in Breaking-Bad there was something happening between Walt and Gretchen. Were they in love? If yes, then why did they get separated from each other?
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4answers
8k views

Why do people repeatedly hit the phone hook switch when disconnected?

Watching a "Columbo" episode recently (c.1971), it had a scene that I realized I used to see a lot in older movies and TV shows. A woman is talking on her rotary phone, when the person on the other ...
2
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1answer
108 views

“Royal Toilet”, TV movie

I'm hoping someone can provide information on a movie I saw on TV some time ago. I haven't been able to conjure up anything via Google. As I recall: The movie was a comedy called "Royal Toilet", ...
5
votes
1answer
139 views

Who exactly was Don Eladio within cartel?

Gustavo's revenge on Don Eladio in Breaking-Bad must have meant more than just personal satisfaction for Gustavo. Was Don Eladio running the entire cartel or who was he in general? I assume if he ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Why did Hector kill Gustavo's partner?

In the flashback scene in Breaking Bad, where Gustavo comes to Don Eladio's mansion to offer business with his partner, why did Hector kill the young chemist?
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2answers
301 views

Why aren't episode titles put on the screen?

For the last few decades, it seems that most shows (dramas, not just comedies) don't put the episode titles on the screen. Does anyone know why not?
2
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2answers
223 views

The meaning of the Dexter lock in the series Dexter

Every time the series started I remember wondering about the lock on Dexter's door. I was sure I had the same one in my garage so I went to check and it turned out to be a "Dexter" lock. Is there a ...
5
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1answer
2k views

What happened to Edmure Tully after the Red Wedding?

All the soldiers and commanders from Tully and Stark family were killed during the bedding ceremony of Edmure Tully. What was his fate after this massacre? Did Walder Frey got his own son in law ...
2
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1answer
117 views

Method acting - characters from different time periods

After reading about Daniel Day-Lewis method acting in Lincoln and Gangs of New York, it got me wondering when filming stops and he stays in full character between takes does he look and all surprised ...
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1answer
478 views

TV news-station, San Diego, late 1970s, reporting news vs. selling sensation

I'm looking for an American movie from the 1970s - probably mid to late. It's set at a TV news-station (or possibly, the news-section of a TV-station) in San Francisco San Diego. It's about the ...
2
votes
1answer
624 views

Why did Ramsay Bolton transform Theon Greyjoy to Reek?

As we saw in Game of Thrones that Ramsey Bolton tortured, mentally and physically almost constantly, Theon Greyjoy. Then why, instead of killing him, did he transform him to Reek who is completely ...
2
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1answer
164 views

How did Korath know that Quill had taken the Infinity stone?

In this scene from Guardians of the Galaxy: How does Korath show up exactly when Quill is about to take the Infinity stone? How does he know Quill is there? Space is an extremely large place and ...
5
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2answers
328 views

Why is Dorne culturally so different from the rest of Westeros?

We know that Dorne is part of Westeros like other regions. How come it is so different from them culturally? There is difference in other kingdoms, too, like Northern people respect the Night's Watch ...
2
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1answer
78 views

Man\teenager has a old sounder recorder and end up playing at a DJ event\concert

this movie annoys me because I cant remember that title, hope you can help. this guys has a old sound recorder something like the below image. he goes around recording sounds he likes, and what I ...
2
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1answer
113 views

Help identify 80s Sci-Fi show

I was a little kid then, this is what I remember: It was an early 80's Sci-Fi show, I watched it around 1985 I think. The main villains were a family of Aliens, who looked like humans. They drove an ...
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1answer
96 views

Confused About Translators' Philosophy When They Create Subtitles And Dubbing For Movies

I cannot figure out why some translators change the meaning of characters' lines via the subtitles and the audio dubbing. Sometimes humor is removed. Sometimes they change the meaning of what the ...
5
votes
1answer
427 views

An affair between a rich man's wife and a blonde boy

From what I remember, some rich man leaves his wife (which is younger, around 40 may be?) for a few days, and then a young blonde boy comes in and has a romance with her. I remember the film had lots ...
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0answers
585 views

True Story (2015) ending meaning

James Franco's character said at the end Well it seems to me that Christian Longo has lost his liberty, but I was just wondering what you might have lost as well when reffering to Jonah ...
4
votes
2answers
243 views

What does ending of “Dexter” imply?

Dexter is a drama series, no doubt about it, however, what was the reason for letting the main character live in the end? If thinking from moral perspective, Dexter is a killer that "gets away", so ...
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vote
1answer
183 views

Divorced(?) father on cruise (boat) with children (daughter & son)

I'm looking for a movie - possibly TV-movie. It's English-language, probably American. I think it's from the 1980s or possibly 1990s. It's a romantic drama. It's about a father taking his children ...
2
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1answer
218 views

I can't remember an animated movie

The movie looks like it is from the 90's. It is animated, I'm not sure if it's Disney. It has two children - a boy and a girl- who are possibly orphans. They receive help from two adults - a guy ...
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1answer
260 views

Deeper meaning to Hank's affection with minerals

I've always wondered what was the true meaning of the drastic shift in Hank's interests when he gets obsessed with minerals in Breaking Bad. There are answers floating around the web saying "minerals ...
3
votes
1answer
198 views

How did Gale Boetticher end up working for Gus?

In Breaking Bad, Walter needed money to support his family at any cost, however, how would a highly intelligent and independent man like Gale Boetticher end up working for Gus Fring? I know it was a ...
3
votes
1answer
286 views

Movie about monsters and human sacrifice

I remember when I was a kid, saw a film about two or three men who go to a house where they discover a door to a cave in the basement where there's a tribe of men trying to sacrifice a woman. Also I ...
8
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2answers
3k views

What is the significance of the number 12 in the MCU?

There are various different uses of the number 12 across the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Does it have any significance at all or is it a running gag?

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