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Why is the shopkeeper so rude?

In downton abbey when bates goes to the limp corrector, why is the shop keeper so rude to him saying "as I make it and advertise it will I say no?" Is it because there was no customer service back in ...
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45 views

What are Walker guts made of?

What are people in The Walking Dead really using to make it seem like they are rubbing Walker guts on themselves to stay hidden from Walkers? Are they using like BBQ sauce or something?
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62 views

TV show about pseudo-science and paranormal activity

I'm looking for a TV show that was broadcasted in my youth (late 90s, early 00s) on a Belgian Children's TV Network although it definitely was definitely a show that originates from the English world ...
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63 views

Boy trapped and eaten alive by the escalator. Horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. I see this one when I was a child, and only remember this escalator scene where a boy was trapped and eaten alive by the escalator, it ...
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60 views

Horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s Man spirit traped inside a Mirror

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a man spirit trapped inside a mirror, that mirror crashed and his spirit can be seen in the fragments of it, it possessed ...
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43 views

80s horror anthology movie with a closet monster

It was a movie about a kid not being able to fall asleep and saying there was a monster in the closet and his dad keeps on telling him scary fairy tales. In the end we discover there really is a ...
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1answer
42 views

Does the cats' anthropomorphization have any implications for our human reality?

The world of Felidae presents us with cats that seem only mildly anthropomorphized, in a phsychological way rather than physiologically. They are more or less as intelligent as average humans, self ...
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535 views

Time travel movie with a loser watching an apple rot, and there are moon people

I'm trying to find a movie which I watched around 2008-2009 winter with the following details: The story starts 50-200 years before today. There is no electronic devices around. The protagonist was ...
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47 views

The name of a zombie movie

I just remember vague details of it, I watched this movie like 20 years ago, I remember most of the movie was in a party, someone got locked in the basement, I think a zombie pull a guy's thorax right ...
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86 views

Help me find a movie- some guy starts talking and starts talking trash about America being 1st country in the world

So I watched 1 scene and some guy was talking something like "I don't know what the f*** do you mean by saying America is first. It's second in..... 23rd in ......" and then he just continues with ...
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1answer
194 views

What's the point of the old people's interviews in When Harry Met Sally

Why did When Harry Met Sally ... (1989) occasionally show interviews of random old couples retelling their love stories? Is there a name for this technique? I noticed that there was a time jump after ...
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A vampire movie I've seen

This one is about vampires in America. A girl gets bit, and she's apparently escaped from the vampire 'tribe' leader. The end of the movie is a showdown at a deserted gas station. I looked all over ...
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78 views

Blond man who beats people and fights crime

I'm trying to identify a movie but I only saw the trailer. I believe the premise of the movie is a guy in a fight club type setting (but it's not Fight Club) who begins to act out his imagination, ...
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2answers
98 views

Title of a 2014 movie about a computer programmer sent to an island to build an AI

Does anybody know the name of this film. I saw a trailer early in 2014, it was about a computer programmer that gets 'chosen' by a mega rich tech company owner and sent to his private island to help ...
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2answers
62 views

Nomination vs Won

I would like to know the difference between "nominated" and "won" with regards to movie awards. From what I understand: Won : The actor has received the award. Nominated : The actor has not yet ...
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57 views

A Gerard Depardieu movie

A Gerard Depardieu movie about a murder and a hit man. Two guys working together. One dumb but meticulous and brawny, one smart but scrawny. They look after the daughter of the murdered family
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50 views

What happened to Buttercup in Kingpin?

In Kingpin (1996), Buttercup was originally a tall horse and then after Roy removed the shoes, somehow the horse shrank Apparently, I missed the joke. Can someone please explain?
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2answers
80 views

Repeatedly stating: “I apologize!”

Since I just used the phrase "I apologize" in a comment here, I find that I have a fragmentary audio portion of a scene ear-wigged into my brain. I know I've seen it many times, but it just won't worm ...
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1answer
24 views

When does Patrick Star teach the art of relaxing?

I was watching SpongeBob SquarePants with my daughter a few years ago and there was this episode where Patrick Star teaches the art of relaxing; the zen of keeping his mind blank. I'm trying to find ...
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0answers
205 views

80's movie about a post-apocalyptic world

Would anyone know what movie this is...I saw it in TV as a young teenager in 80's in Europe. The movie was in English so I am quite sure it was either a US or UK based production. The movie is about ...
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1answer
63 views

Why are “we fucked” “if Esperanza gets to a country with no extradition treaties”?

In "Die Hard 2" (1990), when John realizes that his newest terrorist friends are trying to rescue Gen. Esperanza, he says: If Esperanza gets to a country with no extradition treaties, we're ...
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42 views

Murderer in authors book comes alive

I'm looking for the name of a movie I saw part of years ago. I think it was set in 1960s or 1970s. An author and his wife go to stay in a house so he can write a novel. He shows his wife a sketch of ...
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588 views

Is James Bond explicitly described as caucasian in Ian Fleming's books? [closed]

There is currently some controversy over the subject of James Bond's race since a minor celebrity has stated that Idris Elba would not be a good casting choice because James is "caucasian". Was James ...
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46 views

Did Sesame Street use to contain “Monster Time”?

I feel like when I was a child (not that many years ago), Sesame Street had something called "Monster Time" towards the beginning of the show. If it existed, it was dropped around 10 years ago, I ...
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1answer
223 views

Why is the “STAY” message sent in Interstellar?

In the movie Interstellar, why does Cooper send the “STAY” message? When Cooper winds up in the tesseract (event Z), there are two related events that are in his past that he knows about: the ...
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2answers
97 views

Why was Elsa an enchantress?

I must have missed it while watching the wonderful film Frozen. Why was Elsa an enchantress? How? Why wasn't her sister too, then?
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167 views

Why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes?

In the movie "The Equalizer", why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes, what's the benefit of that? Like when Nikolai showed up at his front door.
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1answer
73 views

What was the deal between Haissam Haqqani and Dar Adal?

In S04E11, Dar Adal is seen in the car of Haissam Haqqani in Islamabad. Later in S04E12 (the last one) we learn that there was a deal regarding the videos of Saul during his kidnap by Talibans: ...
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1answer
45 views

fantasy/adventure character obsessed with birds

I watched a movie, perhaps fifteen years or more ago, that was a fantasy/adventure where the party of adventurers were followed and antagonized by an evil being. One character was obsessed with birds, ...
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1answer
100 views

Slave girl (Arabian\Indian?) climbs into wicker basket, man stabs it and blood seeps from the bottom

I saw this film prior to 1974. I remember it as being a big sweeping historical epic, possibly set in arabia. I think it was subtitled. The scene I remember clearly is a slave girl being asked to ...
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1answer
96 views

Consistent explanation of Enemy

I'm looking for an interpretation or explanation of the events in Enemy (2013) that takes into account all of the following: The poster which indicates that at least some parts of the film take ...
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0answers
52 views

Blue ant eater people that turn into flying whales either when they die or for some other reason

In the early 80s or late 70s, I saw an animated film on television that had blue ant eater people with large black eyes, who may have lived somewhere high, perhaps in the clouds or in the mountains. ...
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3answers
109 views

Is it possible to get an A-lister into a big-budget movie without anybody knowing?

Could a studio realistically disguise until the premiere the presence of an A-list actor in a small but non-trivial part in a movie they would not be expected to be involved in? Presumably if they're ...
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82 views

Help to identify adult comedy on a beach

I have seen this movie on the TV in 1997. Unfortunately I do not know neither original title, nor the actors. There is a bar, with waitresses wearing bunny ears and tail. A funny clip was, when after ...
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48 views

Why the didn't the gangster shoot Lou?

In Nightcrawler, the injured gangster shoots down Rick when he comes in front of him, But when the same gangster comes out of the car, he sees Lou standing right in front of him, filming. Yet he does ...
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85 views

What is this snake movie?

I have a faint memory about a movie that I watched 15-20 years ago as a kid. Probably it should be a Hollywood movie. Now I'm looking for that movie for watch again. However I can't remember the name. ...
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2answers
70 views

How does Cooper join the expedition for the first time? [duplicate]

In Interstellar, Cooper is able to communicate with his daughter once he enters the Black hole and he is revealed to be the ghost sending messages. This seems to be a paradoxical situation as he ...
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74 views

Why did Dennis Boyd steal information for Sandy Bachman?

In season 4 of Homeland, why did Dennis Boyd steal information for Sandy Bachman? After Bachman’s death, Boyd is blackmailed by an ISI agent; he’s threatened with having his theft be revealed to the ...
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1answer
28 views

Why is Zook on the photo with Cynthia

In 22 Jump Street, Zook is caught with his tatoo on a picture with Cynthia. Since we know that Zook is not the dealer and neither is Cynthia, why is he on the photo with Cynthia?
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In which episode did Joey teach Ross on how to caress a face?

I recall an episode of Friends with Ross telling Joey about a woman putting her fingers on his face and interpreting that as flirting. Joey, being a master at seduction, showed what actually caressing ...
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1answer
47 views

Grisly war movie following two soldiers after the main conflict on patrol

I'm looking to identify what I remember was a fairly grisly war movie, at least 10-15 years old. Perhaps it was a WW2 flick but it certainly was not a modern conflict. There are four scenes I remember ...
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James R. Hutton in After.Life

In the movie After.Life there's a brief appearance of the character James R. Hutton in a coffin at the very beginning of the film. The actor resembles Bill Nighy, but I couldn't find any ...
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1answer
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Criminal Minds: Which episode has Garcia dressed in a suit?

I'm trying to chase down the season and episode which has Penelope Garcia wanting to be a little more hands on with the rest of the BAU... So she has a makeover which involves dolling herself up in a ...
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0answers
14 views

How can I find out about a movie's distribution?

How can I find out about a movie's distribution? In other words, why a particular movie is "limited" release or why one chain is carrying a movie and another is not. For example, Foxcatcher seems to ...
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725 views

Movie in which a crime lord executes hencemen in his office

I've had these particular scenes in my head for years but I'm curious as to what movie they came from, I must have seen it at least 15 years ago. If a henchman messed up in someway he would be ...
10
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2answers
127 views

Why isn't Woody a valuable item anymore?

In Toy Story 2, Woody is a highly valuable collectible but in Toy Story 3 this isn't true any more. We know Andy has The Internet on his room, so he could have easily checked for his toys' prices but ...
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851 views

Why was Foxcatcher rated R?

After watching the movie Foxcatcher, I was very surprised to learn that the movie was rated R, especially considering that there was virtually no sexual content or profanity in the movie at all. The ...
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40 views

Identify Hong Kong or Taiwanese drama involving a love “quadrilateral”

I saw this TV series late 90's and would really like to learn its name again. When I saw it, it was relatively new. It was most likely made by Hong Kong or Taiwan with the setting being a modern ...
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67 views

French crime film with a murdered woman who exposed her undies

I'm hoping to find again a French film I saw in the early 90's in which the police investigated the murder of a woman (age 30's-50's). I only remember a few details: The police was at the scene not ...
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1answer
77 views

What was Cynthia's (the dead girl) role in the drug operations in 22 Jump Street?

In the movie 22 Jump Street, Jencko & Smidth go again as undercover cops at a college where a girl named Cynthia has died. Early on, they have a photo of Cynthia & the drug dealer. Later on ...

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