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Why didn't Graff or Rackham lead the Second Fleet?

If the generals know so much about war, why did Ben Kingsley (Mazer Rackham) or Harrison Ford (General Graff) just fight the aliens? I understand that the younger generation would have a fresh ...
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71 views

Cartoon about a sea princess

I'm looking for a name of a cartoon series I watched in ~2000th. The main character was a sea princess, and the story took place underwater. The main villain was searching for several powerful ...
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how did Detective Keith Frazier & Detective Bill interrogate hostages?

How did Detective Keith Frazier & Detective Bill interrogate hostages face to face, if they are under captive of Dalton? Dalton released that heart patient guy at the starting of the movie, ...
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70 views

What is the difference between 'sponsored by' and 'presented by'?

I saw this both of these things on a TV program logo: one is written on at the top, the other at the bottom. I'm aware that "sponsored by" and "presented by" are a commercial thing, but what do they ...
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Please help identify this video nasty

I would like help identifying a film from the 1970s or 1980s, and I think I saw it at a regular UK cinema. I think the genre was US crime underworld, perhaps with cops or a vigilante. I associate the ...
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70s or 80s film about a nasty customer coming to petrol pump

I believe I saw this in the late 70s or 80s and, I maybe wrong, it was set in Ireland. The scene I remember most was a lad cleaning a abandoned petrol station until it gleamed. Then a 'nasty' ...
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Who is “we” in Franks' monologue?

Episode 10 of the 4th season of House of Cards contains a fantastic scene of Frank intimidating Catherine Durant. When referring to himself Frank initially uses first person singular: But of ...
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339 views

What is this piece of land?

There is this new 3D video (also here on GoT Facebook) from the opening credits of GoT. When I point the camera to the far south, I can see a strange piece of land: I am quite confused: is it ...
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61 views

Has the length of action scenes changed over time?

It could just be me getting older but I feel like action movies these days have action scenes that just go on for an eternity. (I don't know what's wrong with me but sometimes I just want the ...
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692 views

Why is the bald man digging in the desert at the start of Star Trek V: The Final Frontier?

In the opening scene of Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, there is a bald man that is digging in the desert who is then approached by Sybok. But what I don't understand is why he is digging in the ...
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How did Chazz Montolo know that Morgan wouldn't shoot him?

The entire reason Chazz Montolo is pursuing Derek Morgan in Criminal Minds is because he believes that Morgan killed Chazz's son extra-judicially. Yet when Morgan corners Montolo, Montolo refuses to ...
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69 views

What happened to the journal in the Butterfly Effect?

Towards the end of the Butterfly Effect, Evan accidentally kills Kayleigh, and is institutionalized, meaning he never writes most of this journals. However, he had already written a short entry about ...
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20 views

Ending of “Under Suspicion”

I just watched Under Suspicion (1991) and I'm not sure I've understood the outcome of the movie. Is it that Tony and Stassio's first wife screwed up everyone, framed Angelina, and got away, or I ...
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46 views

Are there “on-set” documentaries? [closed]

Often times I'm curious to have a look at the on-set process of a particular production. E.g., I'd like to be able to sit in a corner and see how the director, actors, and crew prepare for a scene, ...
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117 views

If Firefly's Mal Reynolds is a sergeant why does Zoe call him “Sir”?

Mal Reynolds was a sergeant at the time of the the Battle of Serenity Valley. Why does Zoe call him "Sir" (even during the battle) when any self respecting TV Non Commissioned Officer will yell "Sir? ...
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55 views

Where is Prince Charming?

Plot of fourth Shrek Forever After deals with idea that Shrek was never born and therefore Princess Fiona had to save herself. But, plot of Shrek 2 shows us that Prince Charming was charging to the ...
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1answer
107 views

What does X mean in American History X?

In the movie title American History X, what exactly does X represent? I could think of Roman numeral X (10) or generation x, however, I don't seem to fully understand the meaning.
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124 views

Why is the name 'Batman' avoided in the Dawn of Justice?

Strangely the name 'Batman' is almost never mentioned in the Dawn of Justice movie (except the title). The characters use other names such as 'the dark one' or so when they are talking about him. Why ...
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1answer
44 views

Movie about Fermi & Majorana

I am looking for a movie I watched few years ago in German TV, which I think was about Ettore Majorana and Enrico Fermi. The scene I can best remember is a student and professor choosing a random ...
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1answer
125 views

Do actors actually get to film in POV movies?

In movies where we observe from actor's point of view (POV), does the actor actually film the part where he is holding the camera?
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1answer
94 views

Quality difference between HD video and 35mm film

I have noticed lately some of the older movies like Titanic being sold on Blu-rays in high definition (HD). As I understand, high definition implies high level of detail, yet I do not understand what ...
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1answer
109 views

Who is the actress who plays the adorable girl who welcomes Sol into the suicide/euthanasia clinic?

When Sol goes to commit assisted suicide in Soylent Green, she greets him at the door of the Euthanesia clinic and welcomes him in with the following conversation: Girl: May I help you, Sir? ...
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38 views

Midsomer Murders s16e04 - The Flying Club - What was he watching on TV? [closed]

In the Midsomer Murders episode s16e04 "The Flying Club" The inspector is home alone while his pregnant wife is visiting her mum. There is a running joke on the show that the inspector is trying (and ...
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1answer
62 views

What were Egon and Ray working on at the university?

We get to see Peter's negative reinforcement experiment with the flash cards in Ghostbusters, and I assume that is a study related to his degrees in psychology and parapsychology. Do we ever find out ...
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1answer
99 views

What's the name of this horror movie of the 00's? [duplicate]

I saw this movie the same week that SAW I and I thought that these two were the greatest horror/suspense movies of those years, because of the respective plot twists. This movie is also of the 00's. ...
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180 views

Did Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman do the singing in Moulin Rouge?

In Moulin Rouge!, Was it the actors recording those songs, or vocal doubles?
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1answer
62 views

Horror that ends with a sacrifice

I can't remember anything else about the movie but the ending. The ending involves 2 teens (I think one boy and one girl) going out to the woods. I think the boy is holding the camera so its in his ...
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43 views

Anti-wolf-killing movie from the 1970s?

In the 1970s I remember seeing a movie about wolves that was critical of killing them. I thought it was called "El Lobo", but I could not find any movie by that name. It may have been a Disney movie ...
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Why does Zampa take the blame for Pierre Michel's murder?

In La French (The Connection) 2014 French film, Tany's associates are jailed after the heroin lab is busted and one of them comes up with a plan to organise Pierre Michel's murder on the outside by a ...
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75 views

Who was behind the bombings in Brazil?

Did I completely miss something, or did they really not explain who was behind the terrorist bombings in the film 'Brazil'? At first it's suspected to be the female truck driver, but then it is ...
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40 views

Help me understand the timeline of the Cohen Family, specifically, when did they marry and have Seth?

I am watching The O.C. again and I can't piece the timeline of Sandy and Kirsten's marriage. Clues: 1. They have their 20th wedding anniversary in Season 2 meaning Seth is 16-17 years old, so they've ...
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1answer
100 views

When movie or show script gets stolen long into filming

I remember reading something about Bryan Cranston's script getting stolen from his car at the time when he was playing Walter White of Breaking Bad. I can imagine something like this can totally throw ...
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1answer
464 views

Connection between Sweeney Todd and Edward Scissorhands

I have not yet seen Sweeney Todd, however, I did watch Edward Scissorhands and the poster similarity seemed striking. From what I have read about Sweeney Todd, I concluded that both movies involve ...
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1answer
111 views

Do film industries outside India use intervals/Intermission?

I have seen classic English movies with intervals/Intermission. Current Indian movie industries (Bollywood and others) use intervals and theaters introduce intervals in current English films by ...
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42 views

Hand drawings in “A Walk Among the Tombstones”

In the movie A Walk Among the Tombstones, what was the significance of the drawings by the young black boy that was helping Matt? It looked like drawings appeared several times in the movie at ...
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80 views

Do the teams in The Amazing Race already know which countries they will be visiting prior to the production?

While watching The Amazing Race, it feels like that the teams don't know which country they will be visiting next and they finds out only while opening the clue at the start of the each leg. If this ...
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39 views

80's horror movie cheating boyfriend

trying to figure out a movie had a guy with an existing girlfriend but then he gets interested in some new girl, then later he has a dream about his girlfriend but realizes theyre joined to each ...
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58 views

Is Director Vance actually another person?

In the 6th season of NCIS, we come across an episode (Knockout), where Tyler Owens, a boxer and a friend of Director Vance, is found dead. Vance starts leading the investigation, and Gibbs become more ...
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1answer
41 views

Why does Alice lie to Zoe?

In Luther S01E01, Alice Morgan attacks Zoe Luther. During the attack, Alice lies to Zoe that John had assaulted her and had said that Zoe was dead amongst other things. Alice is shown to be ...
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2answers
102 views

Where was the money transferred to in The Night Manager?

In The Night Manager, episode 6: So, where (or to whom) did he transfer the money?
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31 views

Why do the dolls attack everyone on the LOCUS SOLUS ship?

In Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Batou infiltrates a factory-ship owned by LOCUS SOLUS, while Togusa is hacking it externally. In the end, the dolls produced on the ship are activated and attack ...
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1answer
2k views

Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Mentalist connection

In The Mentalist - S05E05 - Red Dawn I noticed the portrait of Arnold Schwarzenegger hanging in the CBI's office near the elevator. What is connection here between Arnold and The Mentalist?
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I cant rember the name of this movie

What I rember was there was a family and there son is kidnapped to get him back they must answer questions from the kidnappers the father mother and teenage girl is kept I think in there basement I ...
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1answer
97 views

What were General Ross and Tony Stark talking about at the end of The Incredible Hulk?

At the end of the movie The Incredible Hulk, the one with Edward Norton, General Ross was sitting at a bar, drinking alone, when suddenly Tony Stark appears and they had a little chat. What were they ...
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How was Deke Simmons married to Mimi Corcoran

In episode 7 of the show 11.22.63 Jake is recovering from amnesia and has the following interaction with Deke Simmons Jake: Thanks, Frank. Deke: It's Deke, son. Deke Simmons. Jake: I know. ...
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94 views

How accurate are the real life references to advertising campaigns in Mad Men

There are numerous real life firms mentioned in Mad Men. How accurate are these references - i.e. are all of the firms that are talked about real life firms (or only certain ones), and are the ...
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38 views

How is it that all the years have passed and the children of the corn still look the same age?

I understand they are in a religious cult but after twelve years those children would have grown up so how is nothing happening to them when their age limit on one movie is no one over the age of 18 ...
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2answers
86 views

Why Bobbi and Hunter can no longer work for S.H.I.E.L.D.?

I just watch S03E13 from Marvel Agents of Shield, Parting Shot. Even when make me very sad I understand sometime character die or leave the show. And in this case looks like they are going to be part ...
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11 views

Was Oswaldo Mobray the real Red Rock hangman? [duplicate]

If those four gangsters in The Hateful Eight were lying about who they are, how could Oswaldo Mobray play his role so well? When Mannix asked him about an order, he had it and knew all the details. ...
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1answer
136 views

Film about a young writer boy falling in love with a rich boy

Every year I seem to remember less and less of the movie, but this is what I remember still. If anyone recognizes the movie, I will owe you my life, this is the movie me and my bride-to-be watched on ...

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