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How does Jesse connect the dots in S05E11?

I'm struggling to understand the ending of Breaking Bad S05E11. At the end of the episode Jesse realizes that Huell stole the cigarettes and confronts Saul about it. At one point, Jesse flat out ...
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Who was dreaming when and whose mind was being projected?

Can someone provide an exhaustive list of who was dreaming whose mind was the one that filled it with its subconscious in each dream they shared in Inception?
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What happened at the end of Her?

Samantha "leaves" Theodore. She tells him that all of the OS's are leaving. Theodore goes to visit his friend Amy who was also in a relationship with an OS, although I think they were just friends. He ...
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Why is the ending to the film adaptation of “Hannibal” completely different from the novel?

At the end of the movie, Hannibal escapes and leaves Clarice behind. However, the book ends with Hannibal drugging Clarice and the two of them running off together. Why was the ending changed for the ...
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Aliens and vampires don't sell?

Where are they? Two recent movies that were not distributed locally, or nationally, as far as I can tell: “Under The Skin,” and “Only Lovers Left Alive.” As you can see, I enjoy sci-fi and vampire ...
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How does Murphy overcome the “Red Asset”?

During the raid of the OmniCorp Headquarters Rick Mattox is almost able to kill RoboCop, due to wearing a bracer tagged as a Red Asset (marking him as Do not engage). Luckily enough, Jack Lewis is ...
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Who plays “Isis” in Supernatural series, season 5, episode 19?

Who is the actress playing "Isis" (at least the internet says it's her) in Supernatural, Season 5, Episode 19? Here's Isis from Supernatural wikia: Here's the episode's cast on IMDB; she's not ...
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How could Harold Finch keep his fortune while faking his own death?

When his partner Nathan Ingram is killed with a bomb, Harold Finch decides to fake his own dead to protect him (and his fiancée). Despite he is presumed dead as well, he still owns a fortune and ...
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Are the Person of Interest writers under pressure to make the show more like NCIS?

There has been somewhat of an uptick in inane banter among the team, often between Reese and Shaw, and a definite uptick in interrogation scenes where the team question the current person of interest. ...
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Is Lisa quoting something else in Deep Space Homer, or did the writers write this themselves?

In the Simpsons episode Deep Space Homer, when the space shuttle is taking off, Lisa says this: How doth the hero strong and brave, a celestial path in the heavens pave. Is this a reference to ...
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How did Bran get over the wall?

I've read how Gilly and Sam got through the wall on their way home in Game of Thrones. Did Bran and Jojen do the same with a passage?
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What is the meaning of Teddy's memories of Dachau?

During his visit on Shutter Island Marshal Teddy Daniels repeatedly has traumatic memories of the liberation of the KZ Dachau during his service in WWII, where he saw the piles of corpses, let an ...
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What did the Meth Head think he was digging for?

In Cornered (Season 4. Ep. 6) of Breaking Bad, Jesse has been assigned to help Mike. They are covering a house with a pair of heavy meth users who happen to have 3 pounds of the blue meth, but did ...
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Man washes up on a beach without memory

I'm looking for the name of a movie I vaguely remember watching around 1997. The plot was about a man being washed up on a beach with memory loss. He's taken in by a woman who is a psychology ...
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Was Leonard's wife really raped?

In the film Memento Leonard's main tattoo reads JOHN G. RAPED AND MURDERED MY WIFE That means it was the second attacker who raped his wife. If this was true the postmortem report would've shown ...
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A father seeks revenge on a gang who shot his family

I have seen many movies when I was young, none of which I remember the titles. This one is still stuck in my memory. This thriller (or drama) movie is about a good father who lost his son because ...
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Horror movie with two thieves robbing at museum and a sticky substance on a wall forms a demonic face [duplicate]

I want to know the title of a horror movie I watched about 15 years ago when I was about 5 or 6 years old. The only scenes I can remember are: It's night and there are two (or more?) thieves at a ...
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Abstract art snuck into Disney film?

I remember reading an article about one of the animators or layout artists on a Disney animated film sneaking in one of their own original abstract paintings into a frame. I thought it was Bill ...
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Why did Aaron Cross take the watch from the security chief?

At one point during The Bourne Legacy Aaron Cross comes up behind an Austrailian security chief and knocks him unconscious. He then proceeds to take the man's watch, and then leaves the area. In this ...
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Horror film where a dad returns from dead, causes trouble for his children's mom

I watched a horror movie when I was 6. I do not remember much but here's what I can remember. A guy has a wasp fly into his ear and his ear starts bleeding. The main characters are a mum a son and a ...
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771 views

What exactly does a director do in an animated feature?

In a normal movie a director would setup shots the way they wanted and direct the actors in such a way that ideally it would clearly have a certain imprint of that directors vision on it. However in ...
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How can Penny afford a one bedroom apartment on a waitress salary?

In The Big Bang Theory, How can Penny afford a one bedroom apartment on a waitresses' salary? She doesn't seem poor and lives off with free food and WiFi, right?
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80's B-movie about people deathly afraid of meat

In the late 90's I rented a movie about an evil organisation whose members were deathly afraid of meat. In the movie's climax, the protagonist is at their base threatening everyone with a sausage, and ...
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Origin of the phrase “You're either very brave, or very stupid”

You're either very brave, or very stupid It's a common as dirt line from basically every action or drama movie ever, some examples from the top of my head would be Spooks S05E08- Agenda, Star ...
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What film form is Les Ordres by Michel Brault?

I know that genre is not the same as the film form. Is Les Ordres documentary?
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Why was the episode “The Mountain of Youth” almost lost?

  [Source] The Mountain of Youth aired one month after the series finale and was billed as "the lost episode": MacGyver joins Jack Dalton in Kabulstan on a search for a fountain of youth in ...
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Late 90's / Early 00's TV Show Scene (Hotel Maids)

The scene I remember had 3 hotel maids standing in a room...I think one of them may have been Wanda Sykes. Overall, it had a Sitcom/Variety feel. They get onto the topic of "Turn Down Service", and ...
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Trying to find a boyscout/summer camp movie from 80s or 90s

I am looking for a movie with very vague tips: It had teenage/younger boys on some kind of a summer camp or maybe on a trek in the forest on their own, or maybe they were boyscouts. In one scene ...
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Why doesn't the restaurant resemble an actual Cheesecake Factory?

Since the early days of the Big Bang Theory, Penny's character (and later Bernadette for a time) has worked at The Cheesecake Factory. Clearly, this chain of restaurants has some sort of advertising ...
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What is Black Widow's service record?

During Captain America: The Winter Soldier a number of details about Black Widow are disclosed. Firstly, that she was born in 1984, making her 30 years old during the events of CA:TWS Secondly, that ...
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Is Podrick really such a good lover?

During Game of Thrones S03E03 Tyrion donates his squire Podrick a stay with three whores as a reward for his services, especially during the battle of Blackwater. But when he returns he gives the ...
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892 views

What were Norma and Gloria doing in the season 2 finale?

Spoilers for season 2 of Orange is the New Black My question is - what were they making? What was their plan? And did it succeed?
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Why does Dr. Lamar go along with Vincent's deception

At the end of Gattaca, the dialog is pretty clear that Dr. Lamar, who does all the urine-based genetic verification, has a son who admires Vincent's persona as Jerome and that clearly is the reason he ...
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Significance of the Owl in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

There's a scene in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" where Prideaux (Mark Strong) is in the class room teaching, then suddenly an owl pops out of the fireplace. Prideaux quickly dispatches it. Later on, in ...
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Do the words 'Billy don't be a hero' mean anything to you?

In the pilot episode of Friends, there is a scene in Ross's apartment where he is talking to Joey and Chandler about his failed marriage with his ex-wife Carol. Ross says that he is worried that ...
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What is the meaning of Teddy's last dialogue in Shutter Island?

In Shutter Island, at the end of the movie Teddy had a chat with Chuck, in that scene Teddy told to Chuck as, Which would be worse: To live as a monster, or to die as a good man? What's the ...
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Who kills the priest's dog?

In John Michael McDonagh's wonderful philosophical black comedy Calvary, a good priest receives a death threat during a confessional giving him a week to sort out his affairs. During the course of ...
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Why did Jack kill this character?

During the climax of the main plotline of 24: Live Another Day, Jack... While Jack is no stranger to killing, at that point the character appears to have been subdued and should have been taken ...
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What's the significance of Cobb's ring in Inception?

In Inception, Cobb was wearing his wedding ring in some scenes and in some scenes he doesn't. After watching the movie so many times, according to me, in every scene of a dream he was wearing his ...
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How does The Day of the Jackal have a PG rating?

I was watching the original The Day of the Jackal starring Edward Fox as the Jackal. There is a scene where the character Denise is shown in bed with her boyfriend, whom she is using to gain inside ...
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A show about a man on the run. Not the Fugitive

This show was about a man who opened the safe in a boardroom while trying to sell a company security. He learned or saw something he shouldn't. So they killed his wife and framed him. He went on the ...
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Horror movie takes place in enclosed space

I apologize if the details I give are too vague, but they are all I can remember. In the movie a group of people are in some sort of abandoned building (possibly a mall, lab, etc.). As the movie ...
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What was the meaning of the fish?

During Snowpiercer all the soldiers were cutting into fish as they prepared for battle. If you saw the movie, you know what scene I mean. What was the meaning of this gesture?
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Why didn't Sherlock just destroy Irene Adler's phone?

According to this explanation about Irene Adler's phone in the Sherlock episode "A Scandal in Belgravia": Irene had miniature explosives fitted throughout that would destroy the phone if anyone ...
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The guy who takes over M's position in Skyfall, is he evil or good?

You know, the guy who is advising M for a while during beginning of Skyfall wanting her to resign and such. He sure seemed evil to me and my friends and I had a debate about this... So is he a good ...
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What is the creepy music? [closed]

In The Amazing World of Gumball, S02E13- The Photo, what's the name of the creepy music playing when gumball and Darwin walk down the hall? I just watched the episode yesterday, and I can't find any ...
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1answer
106 views

“Company Name Presents…” - what does it mean?

In the beginning of a movie, multiple companies associated with the production show off their fancy (and sometimes not so fancy) logo intro clips. I've noticed sometimes one of the companies will ...
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What is the history between Little Bill and English Bob in Unforgiven?

In Unforgiven, it's understandable why Little Bill beat up English Bob--because he wanted to scare off anyone else who would come to collect the reward from the women and also keep aside the Big ...
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Help identifying a sniper movie

The opening scene is set in the Balkans where two American (?) snipers are staking out a bombed-out building where hostages are being held. A third guy shows up, kills the snipers, the ...
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How did Gustave and Zero know that Agatha was in danger?

In Grand Budapest Hotel, when Gustave, Zero and Agatha return to the hotel to retrieve the painting the hotel has been occupied by the Zig Zag division. Only Agatha enters, Gustave and Zero wait in a ...

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