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Did the marketing of Terminator 2 actually spoil the movie? [closed]

I recently read this article which points out the build-up James Cameron did intentionally to mislead who the assassin robot was in the movie and how the marketing campaign immediately killed any ...
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What happened to the parents of Huey, Dewey, and Louie?

In DuckTales, Huey, Dewey, and Louie were the nephews of Uncle Scrooge. What happened to their parents?
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Anime Movie with soldiers, a giant god and violent scenes

I'm looking for a Animated Movie or I saw once on the TV late at night when I was young (We're talking like 10 or 15 years ago). It was set in the middle ages and at first I thought it was a cartoon, ...
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German made-for-TV movie about terrorists threatening to blow up a nuclear reactor with a fuel-air bomb?

I am trying to find back the reference to an old german TV movie (back from the mid-80s or so) with the following 24-like scenario. Note that these were the times when nuclear reactors (especially ...
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How did Zander Barcalow get to be an instructor so quickly?

In Starship Troopers Rico first meets Zander at a sports game while they're both at school, Zander brags about enlisting which prompts many of the film's main characters to do the same. The next time ...
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Why is it Okay for movies / TV shows, to show that their story is based on real events when it is actually not?

I just finished watching the TV show Fargo. Each episode begins with the lines that this is based on real events. When I looked for it on Wikipedia, it said However, this claim is completely ...
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How was the whipping scene accomplished in Django Unchained?

In Django Unchained right after the 'I like the way you die boy' scene Django is whipping one of the Brittle brothers. When you watch the scene carefully we can clearly see that the whip is hitting ...
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Why was Tuco willing to buy from Walt & Jesse?

Why was Tuco Salamanca willing to buy crystal meth. from Walter 'Heisenberg' White & Jesse Pinkman? I mean, obviously he was a distributor of crystal meth. and they were manufacturers of some ...
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Why does Jesse act this way in the Final Season?

I'm at season 5, episode 9. Jesse knows that Walt killed Mike, and just told Walt that. Walt just lied to his face. He can see that Walt is completely transformed and just nuts and ruthless at this ...
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Why were the 90's considered cynical in the US when most Hollywood output I remember seemed optimistic?

I hope this question isn't too broad, I'd really like to get this answered. I didn't grow up in the US so I don't have a perspective of this. But why were the 90's considered such a cynical time? I ...
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What would Frank Underwood's strategy be if he had been appointed Secretary of State? [closed]

I just finished (a little bit late) watching House of Cards and I was wondering about Frank Underwood taking a different strategy after knowing that he wasn't appointed as Secretary of State. How ...
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What was Ford's Debt?

In 12 Years a Slave there are a couple of references to Master Ford's debt but it's very vague. Is it as simple as he owes money to someone? If that's the case then wouldn't Solomon (who's already ...
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Why did the Others put Karl in the chair in Room 23?

I just found out that there is an epilogue episode to Lost, named The New Man in Charge, that answers some of the questions left open by the finale, for example where the Dharma Initiative packages ...
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Does Evelyn Salt Stop the Bombs out of Patriotism or for Revenge?

In the movie Salt with Angelina Jolie and Liev Schreiber, towards the end of the movie we see Salt stop the nuclear attack which was initiated by Winter. Does she do this out of patriotism, for the ...
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What happened to Bob and what is his relation to the plot?

I watched Prisoners but I didn't fully understand Bob Taylor. Why is he so obsessed with mazes and what are those boxes full of snakes? Also, why did he buy children clothes and steal Joy's and ...
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Why didn't they send another person to verify what Eleanor said?

In Contact, the major point of contention in the latter half is whether Eleanor had actually traveled to another planet or whether she was just hallucinating. Why couldn't they just try again with ...
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Looking for title of 80's thriller

I remember watching some probably R rated movie in the mid 80's when I was 6 or 7 on HBO but don't know the name of it. Here is all I can remember: Bad guys are chasing some small boy (maybe 11 or ...
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Why is the “night shift” always working during the day?

I realize that there is some overlap but for the main characters of CSI being part of the "graveyard shift" it seems like they work a lot during the day. Any idea why this is?
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In what year is House of Cards set?

The first season of House of Cards starts with the inauguration of Garrett Walker as 45th President. If the show is true to reality, that would make Walker the successor of Barack Obama, and have him ...
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Why didn't Harry himself drink Polyjuice Potion instead of all others in Deathly Hallows Part 1?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, it is shown that members of the Order of Phoenix come to rescue Harry from his house at Privet Drive. There, they all drink Polyjuice Potion and assume ...
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What envelope does Heavensbee replace?

On the DVD of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire there is a deleted scene which shows Plutarch Heavensbee exchange envelopes in some secured vault. He burns the one in the vault and replaces it with one ...
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Does Resurrection have a clear end? [closed]

I don't want to start watching the series "Resurrection" if it has no clear plot direction or conclusion. I've been burned by the likes of "Lost" and I don't want to go through that again. Is ...
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People with serious life threatening disease fight gangsters in a bar

I think this is Hollywood movie, a bar manager/owner dying with cancer, group with fellow people with diseases, fight against mob/mafia in a bar. before the fight, the main character (bar ...
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How did Harris throw Mahoney out?

In Police Academy Commandant Lassard tells Mahoney that he cannot throw him out. However, later, Lt Harris does exactly that when Mahoney takes the blame for the canteen fight. I am guessing that ...
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Was Solomon Northup poisoned?

In 12 Years a slave, Solomon Northup is rendered unconscious before he is abducted. He is seen drinking wine with his meal beforehand, and his captors are insistent he drinks more & more & ...
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Will PBS air full-length episodes of Sherlock Series 3 in the US?

When Sherlock originally aired in the United States as part of PBS's Masterpiece, each episode was edited down to an hour, from the original 80-90 minute length. Will series 3 be similarly edited? Or ...
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Tree that spills blood when sawed

I recently recalled a movie I've seen when I was little, and it was pretty creepy. However, I can't remember much of it except for a single scene: A guy with a chainsaw trying to cut down a tree and ...
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Why didn't they leave one end of the wire at the beach?

In the movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Beetee (played by Jeffrey Wright) comes up with the plan to wrap a wire around the "Lightning Tree", and plant the other end of the wire in the water at ...
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Confusion over the run time of 'Fireflies in the Garden'

Could someone please clear up the runtime confusion of this film? I've seen it listed at 89 minutes, 94 minutes, 98 minutes, 99 minutes, and 120 minutes. I watched it online for the first time and ...
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Is there something behind Alyson Stoner's appearance in only odd numbered sequels of step up films?

In Step Up (film series), Alyson Stoner only appeared in the 1st film, then 3rd film, and now she is confirmed for 5th film. In some speculation I have heard that she is only going to appear in odd ...
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What was the Yellow-Eyed Demon's Plan?

In Supernatural the "Yellow-Eyed Demon" Azazel made deals to create a group of psychic children. Through a chain of events this leads to Sam, Lucifer and the climax of Season 4. How much of this ...
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90's Drama Suspense

So I have been racking my brain and searching for a movie for a over a year now. I'm sick and tired of trying to figure out on my own. Please let me know if you can help. Beginning of Movie: Has a ...
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Is the prophet under the thrall of Hades?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), this character, is determined to convert people to worship Hades. Is he acting of his own free will or is he under Hades' influence?
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How do TV shows with live audience manage special effect scenes?

Many sitcoms are recorded in front of a live audience who provide the laughter track. Now this is simple enough in most scenes. But some scenes require added special effects. For example the dinner ...
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Why are Rocco and Il Duce not considered 'scum'?

Why do the MacManus brothers not consider Rocco to be scum? He's been in the mafia for 18 years (IIRC) and has to have gotten his paws dirty. Is he small fry or is he given a pass because he's a ...
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60-70's sitcom where the children build a boat

They use the wrong type of nails, but end up floating it in some guy's swimming pool. I thought it might be Nanny and the Professor or Brady Bunch, but after reading episode guides on IMDB, I can't ...
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Will Lester Be Able to Use Emily?

At the end of Being John Malkovich Craig becomes trapped inside Emily. Lester, and his friends, plan on using Emily as their next vessel. Since Craig is already there, is it impossible for Lester to ...
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What are the differences between the Region 1 and Region 2 Releases of Revolver?

While reading the Wikipedia entry on the 2005 Film Revolver I noticed it mentioned that Region 2 is the original 2005 theatrical release, while Region 1 is the 2007 reedited version, created by ...
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How could Voyager navigate inside the void in “Night”?

How could Voyager navigate inside the starless void? Especially since it was very large. Taking one year to cross. Some sort of inertial navigation maybe?
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What crime is Alice Morgan charged with?

In series 2 of luther she is in mental hospital after the events of the last episode of series 1 , how come she is not in prison and has she also admitted the murder of her parents ?
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Why does Luther not pursue his suspect?

I'm watching the first series of Luther and I can't understand why he has dropped the investigation into Alice Morgan. He knows she's the murderer, every other suspect he's relentless with (even ...
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Identify this UK TV Show about Time Travelling Team

I usually dislike these questions but here goes... I watched a TV show where a team had the ability to time travel, but I seem to remember it was either unreliable technology. Perhaps they only had ...
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How exactly is the movie a comedy?

Considering that both Wikipedia and IMDb have classified Spring Breakers as a comedy-drama, I'd like to know what exactly are the comic elements of the movie? The Britney Spears references? James ...
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Has it been officially announced that Star Wars Ep VII will be in 3D?

While reading this article, I noticed the throw-away line at the end which states that the new Star Wars film due for release in 2015 will be in 3D. Granted, I understand that most of the tent-pole ...
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Does Mr. Greenleaf know about Tom's true personality and why does he pay him the money?

Nearing the end of the movie The Talented Mr. Ripley Tom Ripley is told by MacCarron that he has digged into Tom's past and found out that he never was in Princeton with Dickie thus exposing him as an ...
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Significance of slogan written on the backside of Adrian Harris's car?

In Teen Wolf (TV Series), in one episode probably in Season 1 , there is slogan written on the back of Adrian Harris's car, states like "Imagination is more important then knowledge" How is this ...
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Old mech-like anime series belonging to my childhood

I've been looking and asking everyone and everywhere but I still can't find it, let me give you some details: Must be 90's or 80's, I saw it in the early 2000's in Italy, a country where movies and ...
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Did Billy really play Myra in Hans's vision?

In the movie Seven Psychopaths in the night Hans is high on peyote he has a vision of his late wife Myra telling him that there is no heaven and that she's just sitting in a completely grey room, ...
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Most faithful Dracula book adaptation (motion film /animation)

I recently reread the book Dracula by Bram Stoker and I am searching for a movie that resembles the book closest. The 1992 film Dracula seems to have gotten only decent reviews and the love story ...
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Do the Doctors in the Doctor Who series identified themselves well?

While talking to my daughter about the Doctor Series, in general, I made an observation that made me wonder if anyone noticed that the Doctors of the Doctor Who series, past and present, made a bold ...

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