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496 views

Why didn't the electric charge affect Holmes when he attacks Dredger?

I saw the movie Sherlock Holmes. In that movie, there is a scene where Holmes and Doctor fights with Dredger in Ginger Midget's place. To attack Dredger, Holmes used a weapon which contained ...
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4answers
2k views

S04E08 (Hermanos): Why is Gus allowed to live?

I was rewatching the Breaking Bad episode S04E08 (Hermanos) and I didn't quite understand why exactly Don Eladio killed Gus's partner, but he let Gus live. He says: The only reason you're alive ...
4
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1answer
361 views

What is the name of a movie on [adult swim] where children run around an empty Tokyo-esque city?

I remember watching a Japanese anime movie on [adult swim] years ago about a group of children wandering around a city that resembles Tokyo, with lion statues and torii. I've looked through this list ...
4
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1answer
190 views

Who/what ties together the characters/movie?

How and when is the chronology is separated from the main storyline? What or who ties together the characters and the movie? After the restaurant robbery? This is two questions I can't understand, ...
2
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1answer
61 views

Why does Mark Smeaton confess?

I realise this may be more of a historical question than a TV series one but... when Anne Boleyn is being tried for treason Mark Smeaton confesses to adultery despite being depicted as homosexual (and ...
2
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1answer
3k views

How historically accurate is the TV series 'The Tudors'?

The TV series The Tudors (2008-2010) depicts the reign of Henry VIII. So far I've not noticed any historical inaccuracies. How truthful to history is it?
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3answers
1k views

Why are geniuses often portrayed as socially awkward?

There is a Hollywood stereotype that very intelligent characters are often socially awkward and struggle to understand human interaction: Sherlock Holmes, in almost every interpretation of his ...
5
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1answer
255 views

Will Adam and Eden's children belong to the “Up” or the “Down” world?

In "Upside Down", what happened after Eden gave birth to Adam's children? Will they belong to the "Up" or the "Down" world?
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1answer
1k views

What does Gary King become in the end? Why team up with blanks?

What does Gary King become in the end? Is he happy now that he has found a purpose in life? Or is he simply content to repeat the Golden Mile crawl once again, this time with blanks? Why choose the ...
5
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1answer
79 views

What are the writers trying to convey with the whole blanks/Network angle?

In The World's End, is the whole "blanks" and "The Network" angle a gibe by the writers at technology and the Internet and what it is doing to people? The Network states that it is responsible for all ...
5
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3answers
351 views

Last scene: a man is killed in his own dream and men in suits look over him

In which movie is a man killed in his own dream and men in suits look over him? Also his friend is a dentist who starts to believe that the main character is involved in a conspiracy and then the ...
12
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1answer
461 views

Do the pub names and their order mean anything?

Seeing as to how the final pub, The World's End, is more or less when the world ends, do the other pub names also signify something? What are their names and their positions in the Golden Mile crawl? ...
5
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2answers
3k views

What does Gary King's wristband signify?

In The World's End, Nick Frost's character Andy notices this wristband that Gary King was wearing. I suppose that it's connected to the Alcoholics Anonymous-like support group meeting towards the ...
6
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1answer
150 views

How does the Countdown clock work?

In the UK television show CountDown, the clock appears to run clockwise from 12 o'clock down to six o'clock (see Youtube video). Although I have never seen how the clock hand returns to the 12 ...
10
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2answers
779 views

City where everyone falls asleep and gets reprogrammed at midnight

I remember seeing a movie where everyone falls asleep and their memories are changed at midnight. The protagonist somehow stays awake at one time, and he starts hiding from those who are doing the ...
10
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1answer
881 views

Movie where babysitter gets electrocuted in the kitchen

Sorry, I don't have many details to go on for this one, but I recall watching a movie on TV during my childhood (i.e. 1993-2000) where a young, pretty babysitter is in the kitchen and the floor ...
0
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1answer
415 views

In Season 3, how do T-Bag, Sucre, and Bellick come out of Sona?

In the TV show, they said that T-Bag burned the Sona. But they never showed how he did that and what exactly happened there in the Sona. So how do T-Bag, Sucre, and Bellick come out of Sona?
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1answer
390 views

Nanny tries to drown girl / Killer calls mom, kills daughter, then tries to kill mom

First movie, from what I remember was like a Lifetime type movie. It had a nanny who kept trying to drown a little girl. I believe the nanny killed the other sibling somehow and kept trying to get ...
10
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1answer
176 views

How does the museum get cleaned?

In Night At The Museum, the exhibits in the Museum of Natural History come to life and wreak havoc every evening. We see them causing extensive destruction on several different nights. However, ...
4
votes
1answer
50 views

What happens to the retired night guards?

In Night At The Museum, Ben Stiller is hired as a replacement for three retiring night guards who soon return to rob the museum at which they had worked. With the help of the magically animated ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Why is the president so restless?

After Chance appears on a tv show, the president is so restless that he has no desire for sex. This happens at least once more in the movie, and I wonder what the issue is. Maybe he's already ...
4
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2answers
265 views

How should I interpret “No Country for Old Men”?

Somedays ago, I watched the movie "No Country for Old Men". Despite its good rating and an uplifted discussion about it among movie watchers, this movie seemed to me a movie without a message and a ...
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1answer
92 views

When will the “Dragon Ball Z” movie be released worldwide?

Please tell me when the "Dragon Ball Z" movie will be released worldwide? I have been waiting for a long time. I saw the trailer in 2009, but the movie is not out yet. So please help me to find out ...
4
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2answers
476 views

Are the events from the Clash of the Titans film franchise based on events from actual Greek mythology?

To which extent were the stories and events from the Clash of the Titans (franchise) films based on real Greek mythology and to which degree were they just made up for the movies?
5
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1answer
186 views

Steampunk movie about demons and apocalypse

I saw a movie once and forget the title. It is about: alternate history, set in steam/dieselpunk setting megacorporations fighting over the world some demon-monsters from under the earth group of ...
3
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1answer
82 views

What is the Owl?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), Perseus finds a metal owl. It's obviously some sort of in-joke, but what's the reference?
3
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1answer
103 views

Is the prophet under the thrall of Hades?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), this character, is determined to convert people to worship Hades. Is he acting of his own free will or is he under Hades' influence?
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1answer
147 views

Why did Zeus assist Perseus?

In Clash of the Titans (2010) Zeus provides a number of gifts to Perseus (the sword, the pegasus). However from his perspective Perseus is trying to stop Hades who (he believes) is trying to return ...
2
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1answer
162 views

Why did Hades defend Zeus' statue?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), if man's worship feed the god's power then when the statue was ripped down it weakened Zeus. Why then did Hades attack the men who defiled it if his endgame was to ...
6
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1answer
118 views

Was the witches' prophecy a lie?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), the witches prophesized that Perseus would die, but he clearly didn't... Were they lying in attempt to make his allies abandon him, or were they just mistaken? Was there ...
2
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1answer
206 views

Movie about a man that can talk to dogs and read books just by touching them

The movie takes place in an urban setting (like those tall building where you need to pull the fire escape ladder down to get to your flat). The movie plot is as follows: A man finds a green rock, ...
5
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1answer
120 views

Why are the Romero Dead Series remakes so different?

Why are the remakes of Dawn of the Dead (1978), and Day of the Dead (1985) so drastically different from the original films? The remakes seem too different form the originals to even call them remakes ...
3
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1answer
433 views

How do TV shows with live audience manage special effect scenes?

Many sitcoms are recorded in front of a live audience who provide the laughter track. Now this is simple enough in most scenes. But some scenes require added special effects. For example the dinner ...
3
votes
1answer
148 views

Movie about glasses that can take you to a world of imagination

Ok, for this movie I don't remember much, but at the start, a group of guys stole something and is being chased by cops, they running wild, jumping all over the place the cops is shooting them, I ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Movie about man who goes into the mind of a prisoner

Ok, the movie is about a guy in prison cell/mental facility, the main guy goes into his mind/head to see if he is guilty of a crime, when he gets in his mind (literally in his mind, he is walking in ...
0
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1answer
593 views

Kid steals medicine for his mom but is caught by the store owner

Here is a clip. The plot: A kid steals medicine. The store owner catches him, but some guy helps him and pays for the medicine. 30 years later, this man is sick in the hospital, and the medical bill ...
4
votes
1answer
339 views

Man searching for his girlfriend and partner in crime with the help of another girl

The movie starts of in an open road where a cop car (or maybe more than one, but I think one cop car because it's like those old heist movies with not much cops in the area, country, western like) is ...
10
votes
1answer
238 views

What is the significance of James Cole's tattoos?

In 12 Monkeys, James Cole has some tattoos, one on the back of his neck looks like a bar-code and another on the side of his neck near to the ear looks like some digits. Is there any significance ...
5
votes
1answer
117 views

What are the rules regarding usage of non-featured songs in films?

In films like Step Up, Wikipedia shows some songs as featured songs and some songs as non-featured. Even only featured songs appear on their album. So what are those non-featured songs and what are ...
3
votes
1answer
409 views

80s/90s Comedian who did a dumb football character, a fish eating bubbles and a farmer and bird skit

There was a comedian (almost bald) and the stage I remember most was a tan/gold in front of a live audience. He did a skit where he was the coach and then put on a helmet and was a cross-eyed, dumb ...
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0answers
76 views

Does the wife know about Ja-sung's double life?

In the Korean gangster film, New World, does Ja-sung's wife know that he's actually a cop?
2
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1answer
200 views

Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of the film?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car which pulls up next to his?
10
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1answer
257 views

What's the movie about two brothers with their health being predicted by a device as soon as they were born?

I guess, the movie is set in the future, because we have no such devices yet. When a child is born, a doctor makes a pinch in a child's foot with a device that predicts the child's health. There were ...
12
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1answer
666 views

What powers a lightsaber?

Jedi use lightsabers, some use them a lot! However you never see a lighsaber being plugged in, on charge or running out of battery. What powers a lightsaber and does it run indefinitely?
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3answers
43k views

Will there be any more seasons of “Prison Break”?

I am a big fan of "Prison Break". And want Michael Scofield in action again. So please can anybody tell me. Will I be able to see the gang again in action or not? Are there any plans for Season 5?
8
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1answer
15k views

How did Mr. Gatsby became so rich after being a sailor?

I watched this movie twice, but there is one thing I don't understand. How did Mr. Gatsby became so rich after being a sailor?
2
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1answer
656 views

What are the two “one frame” pictures in EP 7, Season 5 of Breaking Bad?

Just noticed that there's a one-frame scene in the Breaking Bad episode S05E07, after Jesse watching Skyler walked away in her car-washing warehouse. Just like the stuff in the movie "Fight Club". Is ...
2
votes
1answer
156 views

School kids going to a space trip

This movie is definitely over 12-13 years old, probably mid 90s. A high school/college is sending some students to a space trip. A boy, who has a crush on a girl, follows her to an exhibition. Over ...
4
votes
1answer
110 views

Initial scene at the World Health Organization

When Gerry wakes up in the WHO the two guys grill him about who he is and what he is doing there as he's tied down. They make the comment "you know what we are don't you" or something to that affect. ...
5
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1answer
176 views

Significance of the Wizard of Oz references

The show Fairly Legal employs some references to The Wizard of Oz (also note the usage of "The Yellow Brick Road Song" as theme song), in particular Kate using different roles as knicknames on her ...

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