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Why are TV shows not aired at the same time across the World?

It's not as bad now, but it used to be the case that in the UK an American TV show would air, and we would only be able to watch it months later. Sometimes when we got the first episode, in the US ...
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61 views

Was “Democratic Republic of China” a mistake, or deliberate?

In the episode "The First Lesson" of "Mind Your Language", Chung Su-Lee says that she's from the "Democratic Republic of China". However, in real life, China is called the People's Republic of China. ...
6
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1answer
872 views

House of Lies freeze frame effect - how is it done?

In watching House of Lies two notable things for me are the parts where Don Cheadle's character breaks the fourth wall (a la Spacey in the similarly named House of Cards) and the freeze frame effect. ...
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Why aren't the zombies decomposed after all this time?

There might be a similar question but I couldn't find it. In The Walking Dead TV show, the more we go through the seasons, the easiest it seems to be to crush the zombies' head. The head literally ...
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1answer
61 views

“Hope you like turkey!” - what's funny about that?

In Looking For Richard (1996), Al Pacino said "Hope you like turkey!", when he didn't get the permit. What's funny about that? And why is he unable to get a permit?
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1answer
101 views

Canon reason that Ned is no longer on South Park

Basically, what happened to Ned? I don't remember an episode where he was killed off or anything.
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1answer
98 views

Midnight premieres no longer first showing of movie

I recently noticed when I went to see Interstellar, at midnight, that there was an 8:00 showing of the movie, 4 hours before the movie was supposed to launch. I went to get Hunger Games tickets, and ...
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1answer
582 views

Strange action in Psycho

In Psycho (the original), Martin Balsam, as Arbogast, exits his car by sliding across to the passenger side and getting out through the right hand door. Why? I am guessing that either the car was not ...
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1answer
66 views

Early 80s USA horror comedy with a pool monster

The whole movie takes place inside a family's house, as I recall. They have a big pool downstairs. The wife or daugter/son dissapears or are swalloved by a "pool monster" because a creature lives in ...
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1answer
103 views

Three brothers fighting a dark queen/witch

Alright, I have no idea if this is answerable, but it's driving me up a wall that I can't find this movie. Some time ago, I found a movie on YouTube that was about three brothers pitted against a ...
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1answer
735 views

What movie is this scene with a snake, rocket and toilet from? [closed]

So I just saw this online and nobody knows from which amazing movie this is. http://img-9gag-ftw.9cache.com/photo/avZ6N0q_460sv_v1.mp4 Andybody?
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1answer
154 views

Old sci-fi movie with time travel, lava and a race of strange people

I was taken to a double feature as a kid. Now trying to identify the movies. I have very limited, strange snippets of memories of these films. Both were intense. -I saw the double feature in the late ...
3
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1answer
67 views

Scientists trapped underground with air running out

The movie had scientists trapped underground in some super deep research place. They could communicate with the surface but there was no oxygen or food or water exchange. So they knew they were ...
1
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1answer
61 views

Trying to remember old movie with chariots?

I was taken to a double feature as a kid. Now trying to identify the movies. I have very limited, strange snippets of memories of these films. Both were intense. -Late sixties or very early ...
1
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1answer
72 views

USA Horror\Slasher from late 70s\early 80s with a crazy old woman

A "classic" plot where a bunch of youth come to a house. One after another is slayed with a kind of hatchet or a cane, I don't remember. In large parts of the movie we only see the back or the hands ...
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0answers
191 views

Two boys are in love with a young blonde girl who gets killed

I'm looking for a movie which story is about a young blonde girl who moved (I think) to a new town where two boys (brothers?) fell in love with her as she grows older and loses her braces. This girl ...
5
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1answer
579 views

Movie where second bomb was planted in ambulance

I'm looking for the action movie where: the explosion killed people and second bomb was planting in ambulance which helped people after first explosion it was action movie - West vs East theme there ...
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1answer
247 views

Strange movie with a hand going through a meat grinder, but it didn't actually happen

My uncle once rented a strange movie for my cousin and me to watch. It was entirely not appropriate for our age, and we talk to this day about how weird it was. We saw it probably 20-25 years ago, and ...
2
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1answer
325 views

Condition of Earth in Interstellar

What caused the earth condition in Interstellar in the first place? Was it global warming that caused the dust storms because of soil erosion?
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0answers
61 views

Wilderness movie where some sort of poison or contamination is draining out of a cave

Unfortunately I remember very little about this movie, but I saw it once as a kid, loved it, and then couldn't ever find it again. Here are the very limited details: Probably made late 90s or early ...
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1answer
88 views

Girl contacts another girl in a different dimension

I watched a movie, it was released late 2013 - beginning of 2014. I'm not sure about the plot, but I will try. The movie is about a girl who found something in her room, and she could contact ...
1
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1answer
64 views

When Al Pacino said “Can I get a little hi-de-hi here?” when he sang Sea Of Love, what does “hi-de-hi” mean?

In Sea Of Love, Al Pacino said "Can I get a little hi-de-hi here?" when he sang Sea Of Love, what's hi-de-hi mean? It can be viewed in the movie's script, here (bottom of page 51)
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1answer
603 views

90's early 2000 movie about students kidnapping their teacher

I'm trying to identify a movie, hope that I can help you help me. The plot revolves around some highschool mature looking kids (a group that includes both girls and boys) who kidnap their teacher ...
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1answer
56 views

Sci-fi TV series in a 60s setting about a secret goverment agency & aliens

I am setting my hopes of finding the name of a television series I saw as a kid. I can´t remember when I saw it exactly, but it was sometime in the 1990s. On swedish Television. But it was imported ...
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4answers
646 views

Why did it take a rocket to lift off the Earth but just shuttles to lift off the other planets?

I remember gravity in both the planets in Interstellar being comparable to that of Earth's. 80% of Earth gravity in case of Mann's planet and 130% in case of Miller's planet. So, why did it take a ...
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2answers
119 views

Spaceship to transport human in interstellar

It is shown in end that humans are living on a spaceship orbiting near saturn. But when was this ship built? There was no mention of spaceship on such a large scale being mentioned.
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2answers
54 views

Prison cell doors in Gothika

In the film 'Gothika' (which takes place in circa 2003), the principal actress is held in a prison for the criminally insane. The door to her cell is a fortified glass of some sort, and does not ...
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1answer
75 views

French movie about a couple where the woman gets terminally sick

The movie is about a couple where the wife/girlfriend gets sicker and sicker. I can't remember her diagnosis, but I think she gets Alzheimer's or some kind of amnesia and sinks into a more and more ...
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0answers
46 views

Student survives in concentration camp by playing piano

WWII, a student arrested by the germans and jailed in a concentraion camp. He manages to live by playing the piano for the staff (nothing to do with Polanski's film The Pianist). The movie was made in ...
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2answers
187 views
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Has the Matrix canon or the Wachowskis ever suggested that the machines' co-dependence on humans is psychosocial instead of energy based?

The script of the first Matrix movie is almost flawless, but one theme that doesn't hold water is the statement that the machines' need of humans are as an energy source by extracting waste heat and ...
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1answer
158 views

How was the data transferred across galaxies?

In Interstellar, they have shown that the astronauts Mann, Miller and Edmunds were sending signals to NASA(Earth) through their beacons. Also NASA is able to send videos recorded on earth to Cooper ...
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1answer
106 views

Girl's father is kidnapped and she gets revenge

A girl's father kidnapped and the girl tries to find him... She meets a guy who teaches her how to fight (I think he is like a kung fu master, samurai or something like that ). Also a man from the ...
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0answers
83 views

Portrayal of Southern USA in movies and TV shows [closed]

This might be my personal opinion, but I have felt that Southern USA is portrayed in a very different manner in American movies and TV shows. Most of the TV shows or movies that I have seen where the ...
4
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1answer
49 views

Was Cadet Jones playing any particular video game?

Watching Police Academy and just thoroughly amazed as one should be by Michael Winslow's performance as Cadet Larvell Jones. Their first night in the academy, he is in his room making like he is ...
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1answer
186 views

Show with car going over cliff into the (actual) Grand Canyon

I was at the Grand Canyon last week and did a tour of the west rim. During the tour, one of the guides pointed to the bottom of the cliff and there was (what appears to be) a mangled up car that is ...
2
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1answer
51 views

Movie with Lee Majors - cars are illegal

I saw (most) of this movie back in the 70s. It was definitely an American production and in color. It may have been made-for-TV. The premise, as much as I can remember, is that the United States has ...
12
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4answers
1k views

Why was the wormhole in Interstellar placed near Saturn?

Why was the wormhole placed near Saturn in Interstellar? If 'they' (advanced future humans) placed the wormhole from future, why didn't they place it near Earth or at-least near the planet Mars? ...
4
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1answer
216 views

About Gargantua and Cooper?

In Interstellar, how did Cooper get into that 5 Dimensional structure? Is it because of Gargantua (black hole)? Or is it because of 'they'? Or any other reasons. I didn't understand that part well ...
7
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3answers
2k views

Why didn't Tesla use his machine to make money before selling it to Angier?

In The Prestige, Nikola Tesla builds the magician Rupert Angier a teleport machine that also ends up duplicating the object placed inside of it. It is further revealed that Tesla is bankrupt, and that ...
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1answer
143 views

LaSalle calling Pride, King

In NCIS: New Orleans, 1. am I hearing LaSalle correct when he calls Pride "King", and 2. why does he call him that?
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1answer
456 views

What, exactly, are those “things” that come from the hole in the sky in The Avengers?

These: They explode like something that would be mechanical running on some power source, yet they roar and attempt to eat some of the Avengers, and they move more like an animal in water than like ...
3
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2answers
1k views

How does Groot spread light?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Groot threw something in the dark that spreads light: What are these? Are these fireflies? Or something else? How does Groot (a walking tree) throw those lights? How are ...
1
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1answer
117 views

Old horror movie about haunted village/town?

I watched this super horror movie in 1995-2000 (from a z studio I guess). I remembered a few scenes and bit of story here is explained: 1) group of boys and girls finds village when they are on tour ...
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0answers
23 views

Why is Cole not checking all cells?

In Camp X Ray, during the required routine where Cole and a second male guard, patrol the 10 cells in the specified corridor (101-110), It seems that Cole is not checking the last 2 cells. It is ...
3
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1answer
34 views

Why did Gashade cut open the flour sack in “The Shooting”?

In the opening sequence of the movie "The Shooting", the character Gashade cuts open a flour sack on the mule as seen below. This leaves a trail of flour that somebody, assumed to be "The Woman", ...
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1answer
57 views

Identify movie with hostage rescue and river boat [closed]

What is the movie that near the beginning has a hostage rescue by special forces on a jungle hideaway? After the rescue the soldiers escape by 4-wheel hotly pursued by the bad guys and reach a river ...
3
votes
3answers
91 views

What was the first website to be created specifically to promote a movie

I'm trying to figure out what the first instance was of a website being created specifically for a movie. I've narrowed it down to Star Trek Generations (1994) and Stargate (1994). I was pretty sure ...
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1answer
68 views

What movie is this from [closed]

What movie or tv show is this from? I can't figure it out but I really want to see it. enter link description here
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1answer
133 views

Why is lotion used as a metaphor for masturbation?

I've noticed a theme in sitcoms, more from the 80s/90s than now, that a bottle of hand lotion would be used a sign that a character has been masturbating. I don't get it. I imagine that lotion might ...
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vote
1answer
154 views

Why is Rumpelstiltskin a bad guy again?

In the third season of Once Upon a Time Rumpelstiltskin gave his life in order to save his son and his friends. Now he is complotting with the new villain of the series. I don't understand this choice ...

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