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Japanese film with people on an island?

I am trying to remember the name of a film that was probably screened at the University of Chicago's Doc Films last summer. The film was probably Japanese. If I'm not mistaken, there was some sort of ...
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55 views

80's or early 90's movie (possibly made for tv) about a guy retrieving a kidnapped kid

OK, very little to go on, but I remember watching this movie where a guy is trying to retrieve a kidnapped kid (maybe his own kid) from a bad guy who may have been played by Lance Henriksen but I ...
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104 views

What is the naming pattern in Better Call Saul?

Better Call Saul's episodes feel like they have a pattern in their naming convention to me, but I cant quiet figure it out and I haven't been able to find any articles on it. Uno Mijo Nacho ...
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48 views

2nd Question about Sherlock's Empty Hearse plot (possible spoilers)

Why still make a fake death if Mycroft could manage to negotiate with the sniper and assassins, just pay a bunch of homeless to act as witnesses to Sherlock's death, it would make it easier for them ...
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41 views

Question about Sherock's the Empty Hearse plot (possible spoilers)

Why keep Sherlock's fake death to John if 30 other people know about his fake death. Wouldn't you think if it is a secret, John would be the first person he could trust about the this secret. I don't ...
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63 views

Needed help looking identifying a film/tv series, possibly a foreign Russian or German film?

I remember seeing an old movie while I was at a hotel in Cancun. I don't remember much of it, since it's been about 4 years ago since I saw it. The little snippets I remember are as follows: A scene ...
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Need help understanding “Finding Forrester”

My understanding that Professor Crawford, Jamal Wallace's English teacher, was bitter about losing the Pulitzer Prize to William Forrester, Jamal's friend. But I'm confused as to how he made the ...
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In the Sopranos, what is the meaning of Chris Moltisanti staring at an anonymous young family in the street?

In the Sopranos episode S05E12 titled "Long Term Parking" (at about 42 minutes), Christopher Moltisanti is apparently thinking to betray his comrades and enter the Witness Protection Program, ...
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131 views

Why did the Pollos Hermanos attacks not bring more suspicion?

In season 4 episode 6 of Breaking Bad we see a Pollos Hermanos delivery truck attacked by cartel members. They leave the truck a shot up mess with no survivors. This event would have brought a lot ...
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1answer
200 views

Russian movie about a Russian and American boy being kidnapped

Sometime in the 70s (I think) I watched a film, whose English title was "The Dear Boy". I think it was a Russian film. The film was about two boys, a Russian and an American, being kidnapped. I ...
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Why are some movie parts much louder than others?

This is a major hassle for me because I like watching movies late at night and I live in a city row house where neighbors sometimes complain of noise. When I have the volume set to something ...
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48 views

Why was the actor who played Kreese in Community given credit 'Someone Else'

In Community Season 6 Episode 4 in the stage adaption of Karate Kid, the actor who plays 'Kreese' (real actor in film was Jess Allen playing Kreese in the original was Martin Kove ) is given the ...
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1answer
92 views

How might a “random” event be effected in a movie?

The hero and heroine are at a Mardigras celebration with ten other people (12 in all). There is a Mardigras cake cut into twelve slices with a token, and the winner of the token gets to be king/queen ...
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518 views

Movie about kids catching a neighbour murderer

This American-produced movie was stuck in my memory since my childhood, I have seen it probably 8 or 10 years ago. It was very well-produced, that a tv station aired it every month. I confused the ...
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2answers
181 views

Why did cooper chase the drone across the field when food is so scarce?

When food is already so scarce on earth in Interstellar, why did Cooper crush the crops while chasing that drone? Was the drone really that valuable?
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1answer
111 views

What makes Hulk differentiate the enemy from the allies during the last fight in “The Avengers”?

In the movie The Avengers how does HULK differentiate between the enemy and the allies? Previously when he turns into the beast aboard the avengers space craft, Hulk fights with Thor which means that ...
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73 views

Identify this movie, sandra bullock, kick boxing, kidnapped

It's a movie with Sandra Bullock. The film shows her training using kick boxing and then she leaves alone. Someone stalks her and knows everything about her, even when she has her period I think she ...
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52 views

Why does the doctor help Sylvester Stallone at last?

In the movie Escape Plan, why does the doctor, who comes into jail for the treatment of the prisoners, help the hero i.e. Sylvester Stallone and brings a chopper in the end. What is the reason behind ...
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0answers
68 views

What would happen if Cage tried to confront the first (or second) Alpha again?

In Edge of Tomorrow we learn from Cage's and Rita's experience, that when covered in the Alpha's blood, one can inherit the aliens' ability to reset the day. The sub-question is - when this occurs, ...
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25 views

Why is lady scientist killed in movie “Automata”

In the movie Automata why is the lady scientist killed by those children on her door? What's the reason? How did anyone come to know what she was doing? If they came to know also why they killed her?
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71 views

Identify this paranormal movie

I am searching for a paranormal movie where couples moves to new house. Soon the husband dies in a car crash. From the car crash scene, his wife takes a wood stick as a memory. However, she is ...
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126 views

Is this a mistake in The Imitation Game?

In explaining how hard it is to crack the code of the Enigma machine, Cumberbatch' character says in The Imitation Game: There are 159 million, million, million possible Enigma settings. All we ...
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74 views

Asian movie where main character loses ability to see people?

I've asked Reddit this question but so far no luck. I recall the woman accidentally "killing" her SO and thinks she is being haunted by his ghost. She sees his ghost behind her while webcamming a ...
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Who did Rick Grimes shoot at the end of the Season 5 finale?

Clearly, Rick Grimes was asked to shoot someone at the end of the season 5 finale of The Walking Dead. I was unable to tell from the angle who it was that he shot, although it seems as though he was ...
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22 views

The Bodyguard hotel kitchen scene

In The Bodyguard, why does Costner go into the kitchen of the Miami hotel? Why is he so agitated when he sees a stack of boxes, looking for a Louis Gomez, and beats up the Cuban on a smoke break?
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28 views

Movie about guys catching a murder neighbour [duplicate]

I remember watching this Amercian well-produced movie on this channel MBC 2; 5 or 6 years ago. Two guys (possibly best friends) witnessed a murder of an old guy (or were just suspicious of him). ...
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137 views

Why did NASA not investigate Cooper's house?

In the beginning of Interstellar, the mysterious behavior of gravity is attributed to Cooper's discovery of the secret NASA base that leads him to becoming the lead astronaut. When they first find ...
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103 views

Was the Ranger spaceship able to fly in zero gravity? [closed]

In Interstellar, before proceeding to Miller's planet, we hear Cooper saying that "how far off of Miller's planet do we have to be to stay out of the time shift"? Now, Romilly, in response says that ...
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1answer
65 views

How does the button mechanism work?

It was shown that the mechanism in The Box is empty, therefore does how the button mechanism exactly work? Does it mean it's fake?
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1answer
3k views

What did Jon Arryn mean?

So in Game Of Thrones Grand Maester Pycelle says to Eddard that Jon Arryn was rambling a lot before he died but he kept repeating "The seed is strong." Now I have seen all four seasons all the way ...
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1answer
172 views

Is there any history between Irene Adler and Sherlock holmes in Sherlock Holmes (2009) movie

Can anyone say what is the relationship or history between Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler in the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes. In the movie when they are shown together first time, it seems there is a ...
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1answer
107 views

Interstellar movie black hole concept?

When Cooper and co goes to the first planet to explore, it is revolving around the black hole. Why didn't the space ship get sucked into the black hole? As we know that the gravity of a black hole ...
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1answer
133 views

Guy loses a lot of money, turns to drugs and crime

I'm desperately trying to find a movie I watched years ago. Please help me, it's been bugging me for weeks. Movie about a guy who had a lot of money, but his life changed, he did drugs, and in the end ...
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64 views

I need help identifying a martial arts movie from late 90's or early 2000's

I am looking for the name of this movie. It's an Asian martial-arts movie where: 2 or 3 best friends or something do underground fighting At one point the main guy actually gets big with it but he ...
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75 views

Why did the white people on Candieland respect or even take commands from Stephen?

As the Question states: Why did the white people on Candieland respect Stephen in Django Unchained? And even, after Calvin Candie died they even took orders by him. When Django was under the table and ...
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86 views

Movie with young boy being tormented by a “ghost”

I have been looking for this movie for years. A young boy is being tormented by a "ghost", or so his father thinks. There is a scene where the boy is in the bathtub and hears something knock on the ...
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56 views

Looking for the title of an old scary movie

During a car ride in the 90's I remember watching a scary movie that my grandma randomly bought because she thought it was the 1982 The Thing. USA, ENG It featured a purple, slime-like monster that ...
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1answer
37 views

Did Arnold smoke Cannabis at the end of Pumping Iron?

Disclaimer: This question contains drug references not suitable for younger users1. I remember watching Pumping Iron (1977) and I was only young when I saw it. At the end of the film, there was a ...
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54 views

Help identifying this American or Canada movie from 90s or 2000s?

There was a movie from the mid to late 90s or early 2000s about a women who gets pregnant by a sperm donor. She wants to know more about the father and decides to find him. When she does find him I ...
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213 views

What is the symbolism of the blue meth?

I know it's a plot device, making it Walt's trademark but why blue and not pink(man) or yellow. One user added, in relation to Marie's love of purple, that purple means widow and mourning in Thailand ...
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1answer
89 views

Why doesn't Walt tell Walt Jr the truth about Hank? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad, Walt wouldn't want his son to know he was a killer at all but especially not to think he killed his uncle. Why didn't Walt say in Ozymandias (S5/14) the Nazi gang killed Hank ...
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59 views

Man trying to convince totally unimpressed ex-girlfriend why she should take him back

I would like to identify a sitcom of which I only vaguely remember a scene from one episode. I must have watched it around the late 90s, in German translation, but the series is probably American, and ...
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1answer
57 views

Why is the ending of Big Hero 6 such as it is?

Why doesn't Baymax get on the ship and fire his fist away from the exit, so that everyone, him included, is sent towards that exit and saved? Why does he chose to fire his fist into the ship, thus ...
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1answer
108 views

Anime about Humans Fighting Aliens on Other Planet

I'm looking for an old anime, probably from the 1980s or early 1990s, where humans are fighting against aliens on another planet, possibly on mars (definitely a desert planet). The humans were ...
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99 views

Movie set in desert about a brother and sister

6 or 7 years ago, I've watched a movie about two youngsters - brother and sister who are going on a vacation in the desert, they stop at a hotel and the sister goes swimming in the pool where she's ...
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3answers
172 views

How does Batman complete the Joker?

Here's an extract from the epic Christopher Nolan movie "The Dark Knight". Batman: Then why do you want to kill me? The Joker: I don't.. I don't want to kill you...! What would I do without ...
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0answers
87 views

Movie with slug-like parasites attacking a man with long, dark hair

I haven't seen this movie since I was a kid but from what I can recall it was a medieval fantasy type movie. I think it had the whole magic vibe going on. Anyway, the scene that I specifically ...
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1answer
61 views

Movie where girl dies crossing a river and barbies thrown out window [closed]

About a boy and girl and she dies when she tries to cross a river with a rope but slips. They are both in school and the girls sister throws her Barbie dolls out of her window. That's all I remember
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2answers
61 views

Movie about people who go back to the surface after living underground

I'm looking for a movie about people who go back to the surface after living underground, they thought there was a war or something so they lived many years underground but hen th son, I think, goes ...
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1answer
46 views

The Jackie Chan movie in which Jackie first fights then cooperates with a street gang

Please identify this Jackie Chan movie from these scenes: A street gang chases Jackie with baseball bats in a parking lot. There is a slutty girl with a lost soul. She has a little brother. She ...

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