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Did Matt Damon actually lose weight for The Martian?

Did Matt Damon lose weight to look that skinny in The Martian or was that a body double?
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How did Rita realized that she has lost the power? [duplicate]

How did Rita realize that she has lost the power? She said that due to another human's blood in her system she lost the power. But this doesn't explain how she was aware of the fact that she has ...
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210 views

Movie about a girl being cursed (demonic?) she gets really attached to this church girl who ends up trying to drown her

The beginning starts out with this girl getting scared from her boyfriend in this creepy barn but they started making out and her dad comes up and takes her away and I think the car crashes and he ...
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206 views

Why is there blood dripping from the middle of the wall at the end of S06E05?

At the very end of the episode 5 of season 6 of The Walking Dead, a growing blood trail is shown going from the middle of a wall section. It doesn't look like someone died up above because there are ...
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207 views

What are the time travel rules in Midnight In Paris?

Every instance of time travel for Gil Pender involves a vehicle from the destination era transporting him to a landmark from that era. He also seems to be able to leave the era trivially at will. In ...
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97 views

Movie where one sister feeds a second one with sandwiches with earthworm

I'm looking for the movie which: was made in 80' (probably, I have seen it really long time ago), probably it was english language movie, I think one sister was paralyzed, and the second one took ...
3
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Relation between Wild Hogs and Hangover

I recently watched 'Wild Hogs(2007)', felt there are a few similarities with 'The Hangover (2009)': 4 friends go on a trip, where one lies to his wife (Ed Helms and Martin Lawrence) Both of them ...
6
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212 views

Why wasn't Teresa Bond's tombstone written as Tracy Bond?

James Bond was married to Teresa "Tracy" Bond in the film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Teresa was adamant that James referred to her as Tracy and NOT Teresa: Tracy: Teresa was a saint. I'm ...
6
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291 views

Why don't main characters of the Walking Dead shield their legs from crawling walkers?

Over time of watching the Walking Dead, I noticed that main characters adapted well to predicting walker locations and positions. These skills have definitely saved their lives many times. However, ...
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2k views

Are they going to start a new trilogy of Spider-Man once again?

I was reading Wikipedia's entry on the 2012 movie The Amazing Spider-Man to find out about the next movie in the franchise. It says that there were plans for a third movie but it is cancelled now, and ...
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Does it make sense to watch Better Call Saul before Breaking Bad?

For someone who hasn't seen either of the two shows, in order to get the most clear and continuous plot experience, does it make sense to watch Better Call Saul before Breaking Bad?
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Is man capable of tearing off a car trunk lid like shown in U.N.C.L.E.?

As far as I understood, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. was not a science fiction movie, however, the scene where the Russian agent is chasing after the American agent and the girl and then tears off the car ...
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96 views

Why was the swearing taken out of “Gods and Monsters” in American horror story?

In American Horror story: Freak show Elsa Mars sings a version of Lana Del Rey's "Gods and Monsters" in which, amongst other things, all of the bad language is changed for more... suitable(?) language....
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2answers
233 views

Are ghosts real in the “Bones” tv show?

TLDR: Are ghosts actually real in Bones and is there any Word of God evidence to support this? Does that mean Teddy was really there, and not just a hallucination? I am watching Bones and have just ...
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1answer
317 views

Significance of the painting behind M in the restaurant

Skyfall made prominent use of paintings, especially paintings of ships, to visualize James Bond's and MI6's state, as previosly discussed. Given this, I couldn't help but notice that its successor ...
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2answers
3k views

How can a plant grow in a refrigerator?

In the 2008 movie WALL-E, we see the WALL-E robot rummaging through some trash early in the movie. It comes across an old refrigerator which it cannot open via normal means, so it cuts it open. ...
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0answers
237 views

In the movie Fermat's Room / Logic Room what happended on the boat?

In the spanish movie Fermat's Room (aka Logic Room) the girl Oliva tells the story of how she met with Hilbert (the older mathematician). She describes meeting him through playing online chess and ...
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209 views

In “The Gift” when exactly do Gordon's intentions [spoilers]

When exactly do Gordon's intentions turn into the desire to do harm to Simon? I just watched this the other night, the timeline is a bit confused in my mind but... Simon and his wife Robyn run into ...
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1k views

Is there any criteria for selection of James bond?

We have seen many actors playing "James Bond". So is there any criteria that actor has to fill in order to be James bond.
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1answer
214 views

Why was Michael Gambon's Dumbledore allowed to be so much more assertive than Richard Harris'?

Richard Harris' portrayal of Dumbledore in the Harry Potter series was a very frail wispy old man. In the third movie, when Michael Gambon stepped in, they did a very good job of making him look ...
4
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1answer
174 views

TV-Series with outer-space girl being able to turn into flying sphere of light

This series was aired on a kids channel (can't remember which) when I was younger. I think it is from the US and probably 1990s. It was about a brown or black haired teenage girl who came from outer-...
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140 views

Family get lost and separated on trip

Saw this movie in late 90's/early 2000's. It was about a family - dad, 2 daughters and a son. One of the daughters was in the rebellious teens age and the son was in his early 20's I think. The other ...
2
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1answer
258 views

Why didn't Obi Wan tell Luke the truth about Darth Vader?

We learn in The Empire Strikes Back that Kenobi had lied to Luke in A New Hope about Darth Vader, telling him Vader killed his father rather than the truth that Vader is actually his father. Why the ...
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1answer
531 views

Does Noel ever comment that Frasier looks like Captain Bateson?

In the series Frasier, Noel Shempsky is a huge Star Trek fan. Now, the character of Frasier character is played by Kelsey Grammer, who also played Captain Bateson in Star Trek: The Next Generation ...
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1answer
86 views

Is Roy based off of a comic book character?

I was looking at IMDb for Arrow, but it only shows the character as Roy. I've also never heard him referred by any code name in the show. Also, I'm not familiar with the Green Arrow comic. Is Roy ...
2
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1answer
57 views

Flag in Around the World in Eighty Days

In the 1956 film Around the World in Eighty Days, there is a scene in which the people from Ft. Kearney chase down the Sioux to rescue Passepartout. They bear an American flag, and one divided ...
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258 views

Were there any black actors in 'V for Vendetta'?

I can't recall seeing any black people in the movie, not even among the crowds. Were there any black actors in 'V for Vendetta'? If not, then why not?
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171 views

Comedy Movie with a Jewish Husband and a Black Wife

I want the title of this movie. There was a commercial in a movie "about a new movie that will come to theaters" that says "Nobody can stop them! Jew Husband and Black Wife." Wife will kill everybody ...
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1answer
169 views

Looking for the title of a movie where people can live in a body of another human

I'm looking for the title of a movie where the synopsis is a world where people can rent their bodies to other people. Generally, rich people can pay and transfer their soul in another body to live ...
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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 ...
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1answer
182 views

Movie with murderer in apartment building playing loud music?

I am looking for the following movie. Maybe some of you saw it. There was a guy who moved into an apartment building. One night there was loud music from another apartment, so he dialled the number ...
3
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1answer
119 views

in Cocktail, what game/wager is being proposed during the Basketball scene?

In the first half of the movie, Brian (Tom Cruise) and Doug (Bryan Brown) are at the basketball court. Brian is shooting, and Doug is mostly just watching as the two talk about Brian's relationship ...
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2answers
131 views

An animated romantic movie in space about soldiers

I saw a Sci-Fi space adventure animation movie (English dubbed probably) in February-March 2008. The movie was in space, where humans (soldiers) fight against an evil guy from another planet. The ...
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1answer
447 views

Why fake (relatively) easy scenes?

I saw a movie about a year ago where there was a relatively simple shot of an SUV taking an off-ramp on a freeway. It only lasted a few seconds (5 - 10). When they went to commercial, they had one of ...
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What was Mizuki writing on her PC in the movie “Confessions”?

In "Confessions" by Tetsuya Nakashima, what was Mizuki writing on her laptop before getting whacked?
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5answers
902 views

Movie about people invited to an island where one is a killer

I am looking for the title for a movie where a group of people (that may have been friends) have been invited to an island. Soon they are killed one at a time. They've suspect that the killer is one ...
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1answer
182 views

Movie about a psychic teenage girl going to haunted house

When I was a kid, I always watched my mother's collection of horror movies when she wasn't home. I remember one particular movie about a group of people (including a psychic teenage girl who doesn't ...
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1answer
172 views

Is clapping the clapper just tradition at this point?

As I understand, modern film and audio are synced using SMPTE timecode which is embedded in the metadata of the respective source files. Modern clappers also display the timecode, but they still have ...
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1answer
316 views

In Family Guy, who voiced GRR Martin?

In the Family Guy episode "Pilling them Softly", Brian and Stewie go to a book fair where they meet George RR Martin. Who voiced the character? Was it Martin himself, or a different voice actor?
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2answers
208 views

Significance of Rorschach's journal at the end of The Watchmen

After the world was saved and temporary peace occurred, what is implied when Rorschach's journal (he left it before he's going to deal with Adrian Veidt) is found?
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Who will say “start camera action” when the director casts himself in the main role?

If the director is in front of the camera, who will say those words to start a movie shot? Who will say "start camera action" when the director casts himself in the main role?
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Is the movie “Vacation” (2015) a sequel, reboot, or remake?

I saw the movie "Vacation" (2015) on DirecTv last night. I consider the new movie to be a sequel to the original film (National Lampoon's Vacation, 1983), since the plot revolves around the character ...
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1answer
181 views

Need help, cannot find this movie!

I watched a movie on cable (most likely on IFC or Sundance, but possibly another paid movie channel) sometime between 2004 and 2006. I watched it, along with "House of Spirits" a few times back to ...
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1answer
618 views

What's the problem with the temperature getting to 88 degrees?

In the Black Books episode "Fever", the characters are complaining that the temperature might get all the way up to 88 degrees. They're in the UK, so I'd assume they mean 88 C, but that's ...
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1answer
3k views

How was pre-title opening in Spectre shot?

The opening scene in 2015's Spectre has a long continuous sequence which, as an amateur filmmaker, is difficult to figure out how it might have been done. The movie begins as an apparent crane shot ...
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149 views

Scary movie from the late 90s/early 2000s, 2 young girl ghosts, a tall man, and Thomas Edison ghost box

I remember seeing a scary movie on TV a bunch of times but can't remember the title. I remember this family moves into a new home near some woods. Their young son starts drawing on the walls of two ...
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Who was the original parasite in Total Rickall?

In season 2 episode 4 of Rick and Morty (Total Rickall), there is an alien parasite that disguises itself by implanting false memories in people's minds. The audience is led to believe that Mr Poopy-...
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1answer
54 views

Car stopped on side of road, passengers threatened with being shot if they try to get out of the car or call for help

So I only remember seeing the trailer for this movie, it was fairly new, definitely in the 2000s most like 2010 or later. In the trailer this family or friends is driving along a road when something ...
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122 views

Which was the first reality competition TV program that used the now common format of eliminating one contestant each episode?

It's now a common trope of the genre, whether it's getting kicked off the island or being told "You're fired!" but somebody had to have come up with this first. Who created the episode-ending ...
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How does arresting Ian exempt Ben of his jail sentence?

In National Treasure, Agent Sadusky reminds Ben that "someone's gotta go to prison". Ben asks him to reach Boston and arrest Ian and his gang. They are obviously guilty as well, but what does it have ...

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