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What game is it Bond can't afford to play?

In The World Is Not Enough there is a scene where Electra King, against Bond's warnings, visits Zukovsky's casino and loses 1 million dollars against him in a simple game of cards (on purpose as we ...
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341 views

What role do screenwriters play, after handing in the script?

Assuming they're a pure screenwriter, and not also a producer or director, do screenwriters get to do anything after handing in the script? Can they be present on the set? Do they have any say in ...
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321 views

Was Chigurh in the hotel room when Sheriff Ed Tom entered?

At the end of the movie we see Sheriff Ed Tom enter the hotel room where Llewelyn Moss was killed. He sees that the lock was "punched" out similar to the lock on Llewelyn's trailer. So, we can assume ...
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314 views

Why choose an Aztek?

In Breaking Bad, one of the iconic items is Walt's original car, the Pontiac Aztek. It is featured a lot in the series and can be argued as a slight companion to Walt, accompanying him on his journey ...
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1answer
240 views

Family Guy ep 113 (Road to Germany) scene explanation

In Family Guy episode 113, Road to Germany, there is a scene where Stewie, Brian and Mort are in a bomber plane fighting nazi planes. They look to be out numbered, but then Stewie says something along ...
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158 views

Why did Ashur face Spartacus's gladiator army alone?

Why did Ashur take such a foolish risk facing Spartacus's army all alone, resulting in his death at the hands of Naevia? It should have been so easy for him to run away. Why follow Glaber's commands ...
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83 views

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus by giving Ilithyia's information?

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus in the kidnapping of Ilithyia by giving information of her departure. Lucretia hates Ilithyia but still why she will help Gannicus? She is even telling Gaius ...
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Who is Mr. Gold in the movie Revolver?

I have loved the movie Revolver and I cannot control my urge of fully understand it. From what I could make out of the movie, it is purely an analogy to chess. The characters of the movie are all ...
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1answer
117 views

Does John Silver escape with *all* the gold at the end of the 1950 version of Treasure Island?

The 1950 Walt Disney version of Treasure Island ends with John Silver in a small boat, escaping treasure island alone with a chest full of treasure. The Squire, Jim Hawkins, Dr. Livesy, and the other ...
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1answer
138 views

Identify music video with dubbed kungfu movie [closed]

This is a music video I saw sometime in the early 00's. It was composed entirely from scenes of an Asian historic movie, probably an old kungfu movie from the graininess. However, lips singing the ...
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What is the recording played during the coffin scene?

In House of 1000 Corpses, one of the final scenes is the firefly clan making Denise and Jerry get into a coffin, which they then lower into a pit. Otis has a tape recorder that he starts playing that ...
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1answer
61 views

Why did Tiny untie Mary and let her go?

In House of 1000 Corpses, there is a scene where Mary is dressed in a doll dress and has her face painted up. She is tied to Tiny's bed. When Tiny comes in, she says, "Please let me go" and Tiny ...
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1answer
323 views

Why is there no sign of facial hair in Pi's face?

In Life of Pi, we can see the changes in Pi's physique like being slim, lengthening of his hair etc. But surprisingly he is clean shaved in that state too. How is that possible? In his age, as shown, ...
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1answer
272 views

Is the Engineers' language in Prometheus similar to any human language?

Is the Engineers' language in Prometheus similar to any human language? Was this language developed further in any website or promotional material?
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2answers
357 views

Spirit of murdered waitress seeks revenge

This movie was probably released around the same time as Titanic (1997), but not very sure. A young waitress was serving in a bar/night club and some drunk men put her on the table and asked her to ...
2
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1answer
126 views

Was the William H. Macy character part of the con?

In the David Mamet movie House of Games, Mike (Joe Mantegna) lures Margaret Ford (Lindsay Crouse) into their circle by proving a small con at the Western Union Office. He explains that the basic idea ...
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1answer
209 views

Sliders episode: City surrounded by huge wave

I'm afraid i cant be very helpful here but when i was much younger i watched an episode of a tv series which i remember being Sliders but cant seem to find any episode of that show with this ...
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5answers
5k views

“No Country for Old Men”, why is it called so?

One thing bugged me after watching the highly acclaimed movie "No Country for Old Men" - Why is it called so? I tried to analyze the plot and the sequences and the climax, but I could not understand ...
4
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1answer
613 views

Kissing a naked alien turns kisser into her slave

When I was kid, I remember vaguely channel surfing at my friend's house. There was a sci-fi movie set maybe in out of space. Premise: There were these woman, unclothed maybe they were aliens or ...
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1answer
528 views

Were Ninny and Idgie the same person?

In the movie Fried Green Tomatoes a story is told to an unhappy house wife about two women (Idgie and Ruth) and their adventures. The elderly woman telling the story is named Ninny Threadgoode. One of ...
6
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2answers
347 views

Female lead learns martial arts from an android

Looking for an older most likely 1990's science fiction movie that has a female lead who learns martial arts from an android. I remember the movie was set in post apocalyptic world and had a bit of a ...
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2answers
2k views

Black and white science fiction movie with aliens and dome

I saw this science fiction a long time ago. I recall a light plane having to land. The pilot and a woman struggling to survive in a town that has had some kind of dome placed over it. I recall ...
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1answer
158 views

Italians will only surrender village after celebrating annual wine festival

I watched this movie long long back, and the movie is quite old. What I roughly remember is a captain is ordered to capture a village in Italy. The Italian officer in command is only willing to ...
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1answer
1k views

Calvin Candie's “dimples in the skull” theory

In Django Unchained, Calvin Candie tells Django and Dr. Shultz a theory about the dimples in the skull of human beings. He says that due to the location of these very dimples which is different in ...
3
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1answer
217 views

Why couldn't Clara understand the aliens?

In the rings of Akhaten Clara and the Doctor spend some time walking around and talking to aliens. There were a couple of scenes where Clara didn't understand what the aliens were saying (and some ...
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1answer
506 views

Did Harvey Dent know that it was Bruce Wayne who locked him up

In The Dark Knight's fundraiser scene where Bruce Wayne invites many people for Harvey's fundraiser, Joker attacks the place with his goons, looking for Harvey. When Bruce sees this, he catches Harvey ...
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1answer
322 views

Need help identifying movie and/or TV show by plot point

There was a movie or a show where a guy has a date with a girl. He thinks it goes well, but she doesn't return any of his calls so he begins to think something terrible has happened to her. He ...
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1answer
336 views

Doc knows he will invent time machine 30 years ahead and it doesnt change the future

In Back to the Future, Doc invented time machine in 1985 and he was really excited and little surprised that it worked. But later in movie, Marty goes back and tells young Doc about it. Why was Doc ...
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1answer
757 views

Is there a database for “Who wants to be millionaire?” questions?

I'm looking for a database or any other source that has a set of past "Who wants to be millionaire" questions?. I would prefer one that is update frequently and that also has answers to the ...
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0answers
57 views

Who stands at the top of the mountain in The End (Fin)?

In The End (Fin), the main characters see a person standing at the top of a mountain. They shout and wave at them, but the person doesn't react and leaves a few seconds later. We know it's not Angel, ...
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1answer
92 views

Narration from 'Animal Kingdom'

I'm trying to remember a quote from the Australian crime movie Animal Kingdom, which I don't have a copy of to hand. It's where the narrator (Joshua) is describing/introducing Craig - he says ...
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1answer
121 views

What movie is Don watching?

In Season 6, Episode 1 of Mad Men, Don is observed watching something on the television. Is there a symbolic importance to what is on the television? Given that we're shown what it is, I doubt it is ...
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2answers
402 views

Why was Sonmi important?

I have watched The Cloud Atlas many times, but still am completely perplexed as to why Sonmi is considered at all important to either the Union or Unanimity. At one point her love interest mentions ...
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0answers
3k views

Why do Dragon Ball Z telecasts always stop mid-season in India?

Dragon Ball Z was telecasting on Cartoon Network India from many years. Previously it stopped telecasting it in the middle of season 1. Then it disappeared for years and then repeated telecast till ...
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0answers
75 views

Why did only Bilbo's sword glow? [duplicate]

In "The Hobbit", the party finds a troll's cave with a stash in it. They find a few swords of elvish make, and on the way out Gandolf finds a short sword to give to Bilbo. When he hands it to Bilbo, ...
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2answers
3k views

What happens to Peggy Olsen's baby?

I have gone through 1 1/4 seasons of Mad Men. I saw the nurse take the baby away from a disinterested Peggy. I am not asking for a spoiler. I would like to know if they had simply let the future of ...
2
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1answer
160 views

Who are the characters/actors in the snooker scene?

What are the names of the three actors (resp. the characters) standing around the snooker table in A Clockwork Orange? The man sitting at the table is Mr. Alexander (Patrick Magee).
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1answer
194 views

Do the Doctors in the Doctor Who series identified themselves well?

While talking to my daughter about the Doctor Series, in general, I made an observation that made me wonder if anyone noticed that the Doctors of the Doctor Who series, past and present, made a bold ...
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votes
1answer
2k views

1980s sci-fi show about a family transported through a pyramid?

I saw part of a show sometime in the 80s (early or late, I couldn't say) that I have been trying to remember for some time. Figured I never would, because no Google search I ever tried had ever ...
4
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0answers
153 views

Teenager must look after father after a mountain climbing accident [closed]

I'm looking for an English-language mini-series for children/teens that was aired in Norway around 1977-1979, so it was probably a few years old by then. It was from the USA or Canada. It was ...
3
votes
1answer
381 views

What were the Halloween costumes that Leslie and Ann used in Parks & Rec episode 'Halloween Surprise'?

In the Parks and Recreation episode 'Halloween Surprise' (season 5, episode 5), Leslie and Ann don two distinctive costumes (see screen grabs), Is Leslie supposed to be from some wartime effort poster ...
5
votes
1answer
178 views

Significance of the last scene of “Yes Man”

I could not understand the significance of the last scene in the movie Yes Man where we see spectators to the show came to attend the show nudely. Is there any meaning of this scene? Did Carl do it to ...
0
votes
1answer
331 views

Searching for TV series consisting of Police trio team

I am looking for a police drama series starring a trio team consisting of two men and one woman. They deal with normal day to day police work and encounter thugs, drug dealers, murderers and other ...
3
votes
1answer
247 views

Disney TV series about a kid who's math teacher lives next door

There was a Disney TV series in the 00's based on school kid whose math teacher (or may be class teacher) lived next door. I do remember there was something to do with baseball.
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2answers
1k views

Is it legal to cut off the credits when showing a movie on TV?

Where I am (which I won't specify), there are a couple of free-to-air movie channels. However, almost every movie I watch has the boring bit of the credits cut off. That is, if there are bloopers with ...
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2answers
84 views

I want to know the name of an old WB animated short

This has bugged me for years, as I could never think of the title and I've never seen it on one of those Looney Tunes collections: There is an old warner brothers cartoon (my guess is it's from the ...
2
votes
1answer
263 views

Can you identify a sci-fi movie involving a pistol that shoots highly explosive ammunition?

I know that the movie is likely from the '80s, possibly from the '90s. It may contain either human like aliens or some form of time travel. One of the two main characters - maybe the bad guy - is a ...
6
votes
1answer
156 views

How did Martha Jones know he had two hearts?

In Season three episode 2, the episode titled "Smith and Jones", the doctor lets the plasmavore suck out his blood in order for it to be captured, and passes out from the blood loss. Martha comes to ...
3
votes
2answers
315 views

Why did Doctor Who 2005 Season 7 go off air for 6 months?

Season 7 started on September 1, 2012 and ran for 5 weeks. They didn't start the season again for 6 months (until last week). All previous seasons ran in sequence without a large gap. Any reason why ...
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0answers
248 views

Identify a movie about an Asian family forced into the mountains in the winter [closed]

This may be set in china or somewhere in Asia. A family had to flee their town because of an invasion or some emergency. They may be running from people searching for them. They are gone for ...

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