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Olympic Cartoon Showing Various Games

I remember watching a short cartoon as a kid (I'm pretty sure it was a short in a Casper the Friendly Ghost show) that showcased a bunch of Olympic sports. I think it included rowing, speed skating, ...
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Serial Killer following basis for television shows

There are a few shows out where the antagonist is a serial killer type that has a network of followers: The Mentalist and The Following most prominently, and Elementary partially. Is there a ...
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Upto what extent do foreign sitcoms/drama shows exhibits 'real culture' of those countries?

Looking at sitcoms like The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother and other ones, up-to what extent do they reflect the culture of America? Is it good to make a statement about other countries' ...
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What is Mycroft implying when he says “Regrettably Lady Smallwood, my brother is a murderer”?

Is Lady Smallwood actually willing to just let Sherlock go? But mycroft doesn't agree because Sherlock murdered someone therefore must be punished whatsoever?
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Who is killed in the assasination attempt on senator Amidala?

At the beginning of Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones an assassination attempt is made on senator Amidala. But as we learn later, it wasn't Padmé who is killed there. Who was it then? I ...
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Significance of the Book of Job quote

The Tree of Life starts with a quote from the Book of Job: Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy? ...
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Man of Steel Easter Eggs

I noticed a few Easter eggs that didn't seem obvious until I re-watched my Man of Steel BluRay. The traditional whooshing sound heard as Superman does his very first flying around in the suit... If ...
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121 views

Young adult growing up in a poor neighborhood in Scotland

It's about young adult (15 year old) growing up in a poor neighborhood (in 80ies or later), spend his life fighting with other gangs. His drunk father beat his mother. The guy wants to kill his ...
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Did Ender understand that genocide was the objective?

In Ender's Game, Colonel Graff states clearly to Ender that the objective is a war to end all wars. Even though Ender is duped into genocide believing a simulated battle is running, he is actually ...
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81 views

What advantages do Criterion releases provide new films?

The Criterion Collection is renowned for the quality of its releases, restoration work, and for highlighting art-house classics from the past. However I'm curious to know why it also releases films ...
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109 views

In the Dark Knight, what is the Chechen's fate?

In The Dark Knight after the Joker burns the money, he threatens to feed the Chechen to the dogs if he doesn't fall in line. But after that, he is not mentioned again. Anyone heard his final fate?
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165 views

Why did Shaw include Letty in his crew?

Assuming Shaw didn't kill Letty because he wanted to use her as a pawn, He could 've held her as a captive instead of including her in his crew. But he didn't, Why? If it weren't for Letty, Dom ...
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Are Dollhouse and Battlestar Galactica connected?

I've noticed several references to Battlestar Galactica in the TV series Dollhouse. These include the sharing of Tahmoh Penikett and Jamie Bamber as cast members and at least one reference to Cylons ...
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Australian comedy movie where a guy has house near airport

I think the movie should be somewhere between late 80's and early 90's. I watched this movie in my friend's netflix account. The guy has three sons and a daughter, and one son would be in jail. They ...
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How was the Dilophosaurus scene shot?

In the movie Jurassic Park, What was the Dilophosaurus made of? Neither can I make it out be an animatronic robot like T-Rex/Triceratops nor a human costume like Velociraptor (since it was very ...
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173 views

What was in it for Viper?

In The Wolverine, is the motivation behind Viper's involvement in Yashida's immortality project ever explained? I can only recall her mentioning that Yashida hired her.
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What was Europa Report's budget?

Most reviews of Europa Report state that it was made on a low budget. But what was its budget exactly? Neither IMDb nor Wikipedia carry this information.
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Truck driver abducts women and holds them in a cellar

I remember watching this movie when I was younger, maybe in the 90's or early 2000's and it seemed like it might have been a made for TV movie because I saw it on TV. Anyway all I can remember was it ...
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142 views

Magical Sphere, rollerblades, and ants

Looking for a movie I watched growing up. Don't remember too much detail. What I remember: Slightly futuristic A group of kids roller blading A sphere that was somewhat magical One of the (bad) ...
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Airmen of the World Unite

An old Orwellian style movie that was about recovering society after a great world war. I think the main rallying cry for the heroes was "Airmen of the World Unite". They would land in recovering ...
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414 views

Is it possible to activate two vocal cords together as stated by the prosecutor?

In The Exorcism of Emily Rose, for the explanation of voices in tape, the prosecutor says that humans have two vocal cords and Emily had activated the other one too, which made her sound like two ...
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81 views

Learning to surf by progressing through a series of increasingly 'cool' surfboards

I believe this was an 80s movie....all I can recall is that the main character was learning to surf by progressing through a series of increasingly 'cool' surfboards. He was being trained my a 'Mr. ...
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171 views

How should I interpret “No Country for Old Men”?

Somedays ago, I watched the movie "No Country for Old Men". Despite its good rating and an uplifted discussion about it among movie watchers, this movie seemed to me a movie without a message and a ...
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143 views

Movie about a man that can talk to dogs and read books just by touching them

The movie takes place in an urban setting (like those tall building where you need to pull the fire escape ladder down to get to your flat). The movie plot is as follows: A man finds a green rock, ...
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What cards are the Horsemen referring to?

In the last scene of Now You See Me, when the Four Horsemen go to the park, Henley Reeves asks whether they have the cards. Edit I'm asking about this scene. Does it mean that Dylan Rhodes isn't ...
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101 views

Falling tank truck kills the villian

Can you help me find this movie: Most unique thing I remember is the final scene, where a tank truck falls a -cliff and kills the villain by pressing hard on him and then exploding. Film starts with ...
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205 views

Movie of alien cop chasing alien criminal on earth

I saw this film in the 80's or as late as 1992. Set in a city in the USA. The alien criminal is a being that takes control of humans (and in one case a dog) by passing from one to the next entering ...
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Identify motorcycle commercial featuring Porsche 911

Probably saw this in the 80's. A commercial started out with a straight on shot of a Porsche 911 at the starting line of a race track. As the car accelerated (driving straight forward, toward the ...
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What is the meaning of skating scenes in The Lake House?

In "The Lake House", while Kate is waiting in the restaurant, that scene is interspersed with some skating. What does all this switching back and forth between Kate waiting in the restaurant and ...
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What is the sci-fi drama/movie, a human is given a beetle style amulet, which gives him an armor on his skin?

I'm seeking the name/episode of the a sci-fi drama/movie, where a man is given a beetle style amulet, he then travels somewhere. When he arrives in the place required, he presses the amulet, against ...
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French movie with a Russian roulette climax

I'm looking for an old (40s - 50s) French medieval adventure movie. I think the main hero is Jean Marais but recently I began to doubt this, because I haven't found anything similar in his ...
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What Bollywood movie is this?

A man meets a girl, and they say that if destiny allows them too, then he will find a book with her phone number on it, so she gives it away and involves a statue
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64 views

Why didn't Peter pick up Syler's ability earlier?

Later in the series, Peter visits Syler to learn his ability, but Peter comes into contact with Syler on multiple occassions in the first season, but never picked up his ability. Is there something ...
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379 views

Did Thomas Jefferson really shoot a man for treason?

In the movie Swordfish, the antagonist Gabriel Shear states to Senator James Reisman just before executing him that "Thomas Jefferson once shot a man on the White House lawn for Treason". Is this ...
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What makes a movie a “cult classic”?

As the title says, what actually defines a cult classic film? As an example, the Cube series (Cube, Cube 2 Hypbercube, and Cube Zero) are labeled as Cult Classics, but it does not seem like it is ...
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Where is Lucifer in Supernatural Season 8?

I am a very big fan of Supernatural. I have watched all seasons of it, but I am confused as to what happened to Lucifer. The last time we see his is with Sam having hallucinations of Lucifer and ...
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234 views

What was the dinosaur supervisor supposed to do in Jurassic Park?

I was wondering around the internet and I came across a wonderful image that made me laugh for half an hour. The joke was funny, but it rose a doubt in my head. What is the real job of a dinosaur ...
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Name of special effect [duplicate]

In movies, there are certain types of scenes where an actor/actress is standing facing the camera, in a hallway for example, and the hallway (or environment) is extruded or seems to get longer. I ...
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Why does Sofia Vergara have an accent?

Is that Sofia Vergara's original accent or is she doing it for the sake of playing the Colombian character Gloria?
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610 views

Why does Ginger use DEA as her cover in Swordfish?

For a movie about hacking, technology, terrorism and patriotism, why in the world does Ginger use DEA as her cover when talking to Stan? DEA - Drug Enforcement Agency. The movie never once mentions ...
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856 views

What is the song played by India throughout the movie?

The movie Stoker is full of symbolism (it at least feels that way). A few times we observe India playing a song on the piano, and in a pivotal scene she is joined by her Uncle Charlie. Because of the ...
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What exactly was Cook's plan and from whom did he get the money?

In the movie Drive, how did Cook plan to double cross the driver? And why didn't the pawn shop owner admit anything was stolen? And how did driver come to know from the news clip that he was setup?
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Why the change in style between seasons 2 and 3 in Red Dwarf?

While changes as a TV series progresses in normal, there seems to have been an inordinate amount of change between Red Dwarf's season 2 and 3. To list a few: The title sequence changed from the ...
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A Train Robbery

I've looking for this movie: (I think its a famous classical movie but when I Google it, the words are so common that I can't find anything relevant) The movie is about a robbery in a train, for a ...
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210 views

A 90s cartoon show about racoons

Please help me identify a 1990s cartoon show where the main characters are Racoons. I don't remember much about the antagonist, but he had pigs as his guards / assistants.
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Why did the writers / producers of the West Wing spoil the final season in episode 1?

At the beginning of the 7th and last season of The West Wing, we are just coming into the general election between Santos and Vinick. Unfortunately, the first episode opens three years in the future ...
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What story is the music video Snuff trying to portray?

I absolutely love the song Snuff by Slipknot. They have a rather interesting music video for the song, but for the life of me I don't really understand what the "story" of the video is. Does anyone ...
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267 views

Millionaire kid developing a game

There was an old movie I saw when I was a child. A genius kid develops a game which sells for a million dollar or something, and gets rich off it. He couldn't handle the amount of money and buys lots ...
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145 views

How did Blackadder become the king?

In the Special Episode of the television series Blackadder, also sometimes referred to as Season 5 Episode 1, How did Blackadder become the King of England? What is it that he must have changed in ...
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What was the actual aim of the Satan?

I watched the movie The Devils Advocate tonight but could not understand why did the satan(played by Al Pacino) choose Kevin(played by Keanu Reeves) to make him a conscientious person. A satan does ...

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