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How historically accurate is the movie Celluloid?

The movie Celluloid is about the story of J. C. Daniel, who is the father of Malayalam film and Vigathakumaran was the first Malayalam movie released in 1928. The story explains Daniel's exile and ...
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What is the Owl?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), Perseus finds a metal owl. It's obviously some sort of in-joke, but what's the reference?
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80s/90s Comedian who did a dumb football character, a fish eating bubbles and a farmer and bird skit

There was a comedian (almost bald) and the stage I remember most was a tan/gold in front of a live audience. He did a skit where he was the coach and then put on a helmet and was a cross-eyed, dumb ...
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Kids flying on a mattress

I use to have this show on VHS which my grandmother bought for me. In the show there are a group of kids who fly on a mattress to a classroom where there is a male teacher who wears a sweater and has ...
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Was Lord Bowler an American Cavalry Soldier before he became a bounty hunter?

I'm watching The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (currently on S01E07) and I've noticed that his pants have a yellow stripe down them. According to what I know, American calvary soldiers during and ...
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Of whom are the photo portraits in Larry's office?

In The Larry Sanders Show you can see a bunch of portraits hanging in Larry's office, as shown in this screenshot: The third from the top is Johnny Carson, but who are the other three?
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Mad Men Season Two, Draper pays Elevator Attendant to shut off service

In season Two, Don pays the elevator attendant to deny access to the elevator when Sterling and Draper show up later. Why would Draper do that considering that both Draper and Sterling would have to ...
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378 views

Animated movie about children stuck in a carnival

Which animated movie is it where children are stuck in a creepy desert carnival in another dimension sort of, there's the name lavinrac somewhere and then they realize it's carnival spelled backwards ...
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Why is Leslie's mom cool with Parker?

When Parker shows up at Leslie's house all bloody after his fight with the hit man, why is Leslie's mom cool with him being there? Do they know each other? What am I missing?
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Janitor opens door to find rest of building obliterated

There is a shot of a janitor running a floor waxing machine in a highrise building. There is some loud noise & major rumbling. The power goes out & he is in total darkness. There is a door at ...
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Why can't you perform the things you do from your (fake) memories?

How come you can't do the things from your memories in Total Recall? I mean hypothetically speaking if your mind can remember how and what your body has done shouldn't you body be able to do those ...
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What was the first movie or TV show to employ a “crime computer” to move the plot along?

This particular plot device is now commonplace in today's movies and TV shows. For example, we have a character like Penelope Garcia in Criminal Minds, who has access to all kinds of government ...
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Did James May, Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson really find out the source of the river Nile in BBC TopGear?

Did they? In season 19, the African Special, they go on to find the true source of the river Nile theorizing that Lake Victoria isn't the actual source as experts suggest but even farther east ...
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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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Why is it that the police are helping track down Joe in Looper (2012)

During some scenes it show helicopter and near the end when Old Joe goes into the mob boss base you see police cars ready to move out. If it's organised crime gang why would they help kill Joe?
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Why is Alec trying to get a job in an Electronics Store?

Alec Saddler is a boy genius, in fact in the future he goes on to revolutionise technology with various inventions including 'liquid chip' technology, amongst other things, that he created both from ...
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Why was 'Lee Evans: So what now?' cancelled?

I watched So What Now a few years ago. I think it's probably one of the most underrated sitcoms I've seen and that it was well made and funny but it only ran for one series. Why was this cancelled? ...
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What was the reason for Andy's absence in The Office

A large portion of the current season (I think it's season 9), Andy (Ed Helms) was sailing a boat to the Bahamas. He was out of the show for a number of episodes (around 8) which is unusual for The ...
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335 views

Which technique is used to show the grown up Renesmee?

In the end of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Alice's vision shows the grown up Renesmee. So how this scene got achieved? How they managed to show a young Renesmee to a mature Renesmee?
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What is the object Porter hands to Carter?

Porter manages to beat up Carter's bodyguards. Shortly, he hands over some cigar-shaped object to Carter. What is it? What is its significance?
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279 views

Why do cable and TV have watermarks on their programming?

When I first got Cable TV I noted that most programs had an intrusive logo on the top or bottom corners that distract from the movie watching. In time I canceled my subscription as I didn't see why I ...
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Can SciFi gadget be considered prior art?

Patents are received when there is no prior art. That is, you cannot patent things that are already in the public domain. So, take the iPad, I'd swear that Star Trek Next Generation uses iPads. Its ...
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404 views

Movie with comedy sketches from late '70's/early 80's

With the release of Movie 43 earlier this year, it reminded me of a comedy that I saw when I was younger. I am guessing it was released in the late 1970's or early 1980's and was filled with ...
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Who is the lady in Cube 2?

I was left puzzled by the end of Cube 2: Hypercube: Was she undercover? Why was she shot? Me wonders if there is some explanation I missed, or if it was just deliberate non-sense mindfuck.
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Is Django now an outlaw? Are there any witnesses left?

From what I understand, since everyone in Candyland is dead, Django could theoretically roam the South without becoming an outlaw. Who would testify against him? EDIT: If there's any confusion, by ...
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Why did they change the relationship between Hellboy and Liz Sherman?

In the Hellboy film series (1& 2), Liz has a romantic relationship with Hellboy, becoming pregnant with his twin children. However, in the Hellboy comic books Liz and Hellboy are just friends; ...
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“He is god! That's why they are taking/sending him to the gas chamber!”

Woman says - "He is god! That's why they are taking/sending him to the gas chamber!" Could be a horror/exploitation type of flick from the 70s/80s.
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Where did the river of pink slime come from?

[Source] In the sequel the Ghostbusters discover a river of pink slime underneath Manhattan. The slime reacts to emotions, positive or negative, and can therefore be used for good or bad. ...
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Differences in plot from the Japanese and American versions of Pokemon: The Movie

I was reading the IMDB page for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back and one of the bits of trivia states that "The Japanese version has an entirely different story. ". I know the Japanese version casts ...
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In Panic Room what would have happened to the character played by Forest Whitaker?

In the 2002 film Panic Room, directed by David Fincher, Forest Whitaker plays a burglar named Burnham that shows signs of being a good man. In the thrilling climax of the movie he is seen all set to ...
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The Charlie Francis mystery from Fringe

In the TV show Fringe, which is completing its series run January 2013 at its 100th episode, there have been a number of mysteries revealed, and some never revealed to date. One of the mysteries ...
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In which District is the Hunger Games conducted?

In the 2012 release movie The Hunger Games, it is shown that young children from 12 different districts - named District 1, District 2,..., District 12 come together to kill each other in Hunger ...
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Are there any plans to make a sequel to the film Evolution (2001)

Evolution which I took as director Ivan Reitman's attempt to reboot the GhostBusters franchise. Was a good film (by my standards) and it's been more then ten years now since it's release. Is there any ...
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What did Hannah use to escape?

In the season 7 finale of Dexter, Hannah has Arlene slip her some sort of drug that seems to have a delayed effect of causing serious seizures and lasts long enough only to allow her to the hospital ...
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The movie Prometheus and Alien android designs:

Why are the androids in ALIENS and ALIEN³ designed after the original Weyland from AVP, but not in any of the other movies?
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379 views

Who is speaking over the end credits of Argo?

During the end credits of Argo a man speaks about the events of the film. Who is the speaker?
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Understanding the end of YellowBrickRoad

The critics gave YellowBrickRoad some pretty bad ratings, but I have to say I enjoyed it quite a bit. However, the end bothers me to no end -- I just don't understand it. Is it that the main ...
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Which episode is the 'tick tick boom' image captured from?

I was browsing around on the internet recently, as you do, and came across this image, which is a picture of Kenzi from Lost Girl; To save me from watching both series of Lost Girl again to find ...
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Age difference between Bridget and Kerry?

In "8 Simple Rules", what is the age difference between Bridget and Kerry? I have watched the complete 3 seasons of the show and got no clue.
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Asian Movie involving a scene with a murderer and a child coming face to face on the side of a road

I never saw the movie but I was watching a show recently that was reviewing some Asian movies. All I can remember is that there was a scene where the Antagonist comes face to face with another ...
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How did Starbuck come back?

Spoilers for season 3 & 4 of Battlestar Galactica: I know that there may not be a "Correct" answer to this question, but - If she was really dead then was the new Starbuck an astral projection ...
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What does 'space between spaces' mean?

In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, a short while before the ending of the movie, there was a long trail in the temple and eventually Mac and Spalko died inside the temple. Then, ...
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Film set in two universes

I've been searching for the title of a certain film for quite a while now with no success, so I come here in case any of the stuff I remember rings a bell to someone. So, I remember that this film is ...
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How did Lori survive?

During the destruction fo The Fall, we see Quaid and Melina jump off, but I don't recall seeing Lori jump off of the machine. Was there a scene of Lori jumping off and I just missed it somehow? How ...
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Teenager gets girl to fall in love with him in order to get revenge on her

I can not remember the title or actors of this movie. It was about a teenage guy trying to get a girl to fall in love with him. When she does, he breaks up with her, supposedly because he wanted to ...
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What does “Pear” mean in “The Princess and the Pear” episode of Bones?

The episode “The Princess and the Pear” of the TV series Bones is about the murder of a “princess” (actually a booth babe at a convention playing a princess). The title seems to be an allusion to “The ...
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A Tv-show about a fotoreporter involved in “strange” adventures (strange = to be in the wrong place at the right moment)

The main clue is that in the opening credits, the voiceover of the main character says: 19XX in a civil jet crashes all passengers die except one, myself. While the video shows through the ...
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Does Natsu Dragneel retain his ability to utilize some of the non-dragonfire elemental magic he eats?

Does Natsu retain his ability to utilize some of the non-dragonfire elemental magic he eats? Natsu has eaten Etherion, Black Flames, and Lightning. Does his consumption of other magics give him a ...
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What happened to Brenda?

In the TV series Rules of Engagement, Brenda (Sara Rue) was going have Audrey and Jeff's baby. Now her character seems to be gone from the plot. Did they just drop the plot point and move on without ...
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Ending of The Innkeepers

In The Innkeepers (2011), Leanne Rease-Jones tried to warn Claire, and she seemed to know something crucial, but she never told the truth about what was going on. I am confused about the ending of ...

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