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Is there a deeper meaning to Fabienne's pot belly talk?

In Pulp Fiction, after Butch returns from the boxing match to his girlfriend in the middle of the night, they engage in a curious conversation about the pros and cons of having a pot belly. Quoting ...
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Usage of “The Sound Of Silence” in The Graduate?

In the movie The Graduate, the Simon & Garfunkel song "The Sound Of Silence" is used 4 or 5 times. There's even an instrumental version in one scene. I can't think of any other movie where one ...
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448 views

Why is 11 an important number in I-Origins

I'm talking about the movie I-Origins Wonderful movie. Movie about science vs religion. Fact vs believe. Cool. Scientist IAN lost the girl after first interaction but he can't forget about her. He ...
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350 views

Why was Jane invited to go with Stephen Hawking to meet the Queen?

Near the end of the film The Theory of Everything, Stephen Hawking is invited to meet the Queen and be offered a knighthood. Jane goes along too, although it's not clear to me if the invitation from ...
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319 views

Where does The Undertaker hide?

Recently in the WWE, usually when someone is in the middle of giving a speech in the ring, the lights will go out and when they come back on, The Undertaker is standing in the ring. So where does he ...
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Why doesn't Marty use the other DeLorean?

In Back to the Future Part 3 Marty follows Doc back to 1885 to rescue him from being shot at the hands of Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen. He arrives in 1885 some time after Doc has written the letter that ...
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134 views

TV show about evil clown/circus/carnival and a young boy trying to stop this evil

I can remember watching this show during the early 2000s. I think it was a kid show, even though I can remembers it being quite dark. All I can think of is that there was this evil ...
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74 views

Looking for this movie, wasn't sure if it was vampire or not

This movie i'm looking for is weird. The main character looks as i recall like Patricia Arquette from Medium but i looked and she as in stigma or something. In this movie the main character the girl ...
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546 views

What happens at the end of “How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)”

I don't really get the ending of "How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)". To be honest, all of it is very complicated. But I think I understand most of the film. What I don't ...
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What happens to Alex at the end of Shallow Grave?

At the end of the movie it was not obvious to me what Alex's ultimate fate was. In particular, I wasn't clear whether he lived or died from his injury. It seemed like he might live, as he was still ...
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Why does Sam Quint smash the CB radio?

Why does Sam Quint smash the CB radio in Jaws? When Brody goes and tries to call for help on the CB radio, Sam walks over with a club and smashes it but the movie doesn't really do a good job in ...
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Why was there no female minion?

In the 3 minion movies i.e. Despicable Me 1, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, all the minions were male characters (including maid Phil :P). Why was not a single female minion character present?
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Why do criminals whistle after doing something?

There's an old tradition in cartoons and comedies: criminals (mostly thieves) and bullies often whistle some tunes after doing something bad or when they are likely to be detected by police or guards. ...
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73 views

Movie about a gang of rapist/killers/robbers

I'm looking for a movie made in the USA in the 1990s. It is about a true story (at least they said) and is about a gang of rapist/robbers/killers, two of which are brothers. The younger brother is ...
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27 views

00's movie with an infection where people become mindless drones [duplicate]

I have a vague recollection of this movie and would love to see it again, possibly from the early/mid 00s. Things I remember: There is an instance where an 'infected' spits/throws up (eugh) into a ...
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157 views

Which action movie is this?

I had seen a movie on AXN (India) in April 2000. I am really not able to recollect its name and have not seen it ever on any channels. The following things may help you to find it: The villian is a ...
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66 views

Movie with children chased by adults dressed in black

I saw this film as a kid, I was probably 6 or 7 so this was around 1986-1989. It was programmed as a children's film, so my mom took me. I remember only certain scenes from this film. My guess is that ...
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37 views

The Khan says “You men of God retreat, this boy advances…”

When we were introduced to Marco Polo, lord Kublai was quick to insult the Polos in front of his court when they failed to bring priests, but praised Marco. How did Marco advance and meet the Khans ...
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74 views

Why don't Marty's memories change?

I've looked and I don't think this has been asked before. In Back to the Future 1, after Marty changes his parent's future, its obvious that he changes his own life and the life of his siblings ...
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47 views

Horror movie about a farmer family that has dead neighbors

I'm trying to find a horror movie I watched a while back about a family who are trying really hard not to lose their crop and they have weird neighbors whom they find out are dead and the farmer ...
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0answers
39 views

Movie 70's/80's/90's that ends in a train crash killing a guy - maybe he attempted suicide

There was a movie that we watched a few times on TV back in early 1990's but the movie seems to be from the 80's or so. We can't remember the name! ahhh... all we remember was that the movie ...
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2answers
10k views

Why isn't the killer of Uncle Ben killed by Spider man in The Amazing Spider Man?

A big difference between the Sam Raimi's trilogy of Spider-Man and the new Spider-Man reboot is Uncle Ben's killer is neither found, nor killed by Peter in the new movie. Why is that? I thought they ...
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1answer
634 views

Why does Lorelei shoot Jason Lennon in S05E16?

In the episode "There Will be Blood", Lorelei tracks down the people she believes to be behind her sister's abduction and murder, and exacts revenge. The second culprit (Jason) admits to being an ...
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2answers
95 views

Why all the eggs in TURN?

So watching the first episode of season 2 of TURN. Why does the spy, Culpepper, need to write on eggs? He has a little hidden notebook and various other hiding spots but wants to use eggs? The ...
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0answers
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Significance of the dancing balloons in Nightcrawler

At one point in the film Nightcrawler, the scene is a morning in Los Angeles, possibly the only morning scene in the film where the hero is not watching television. Plotwise, the scene is positioned ...
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181 views

Why did Syrio Forel choose his wooden sword over a metal one?

During this scene in Game of Thrones where the Kingsguard go to kidnap Arya and Syrio fights them, Syrio uses his wooden practice sword against their real metal swords. Syrio had several ...
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1answer
41 views

Correlation of events in Red Lights (2012)

This is about the movie Red Lights (2012). Is there any correlation between the deaths of Margaret and the skeptic reporter who both die of heart attacks. Or is it simply coincidence?
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1answer
8k views

How does Professor X actually get paralysed?

Recently I have watched a variety of X-Men movies, including X-Men Wolverine and X-Men First Class. In X-Men First Class, the story at the end of the movie indicates; Charles Xavier loses his ability ...
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1answer
52 views

What is the website Mathilda is viewing in the first episode of Humans?

What is the website Mathilda is watching in the first episode of Humans? Is it an existing website? I couldn't find it using Google, hoping someone recognizes the site.
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301k views

What really happened in Memento?

So I watched Memento for the second time, and I felt like I understood the story pretty well, however, some things don't make so much sense to me. As far as I know: Leonard, the main character, did ...
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1answer
83 views

How did Lord Voldemort die even though Harry Potter survived?

If Harry Potter was himself a horcrux, then why did Voldemort die even though Harry was alive? I understand that Voldemort's spell-"Avda kedavra" was ineffective against Harry, because of the Elder ...
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2answers
343 views

What happened to Lazenby as Bond?

There is the ages old question posed by the 'older generations,' which is, who is the better Bond, Sean Connery or Roger Moore? (Of course the younger folk get to add the new ones, Brosnan, Craig and ...
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455 views

Is Tauriel some kind of second class citizen?

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug there's a scene where Thranduil and Tauriel are talking. He comments that Legolas is very fond of her but he'd never permit them to be together. He infers that ...
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1answer
52 views

What's with Mamet's dialogue style?

If one watches a David Mamet written and directed film, such as Heist (2001), Spartan (2004), or House of Games (1987), it will quickly become apparent that the dialogue is, well, different. Often ...
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1answer
69 views

Child prodigy (idiot savant) that writes numbers in a book

What's the name of this TV show about a little boy (named Max I think) Who's 11 yrs old and doesn't speak but he writes down numbers in this book he has? He never stops writing them and his dad fights ...
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825 views

How does Smaug know about the Ring?

I recently watched The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. In the movie, there is one shot where Bilbo enters the Lonely Mountain to find the Arkenstone and accidentally awakens Smaug. There is a ...
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1answer
206 views

Did Kili try to steal something from Tauriel?

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug when the dwarfs were imprisoned by elves, Kili talks about the talisman (which was given to him by his mother) to Tauriel. During the conversation, the talisman ...
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1answer
270 views

Why did no one want to treat Kili's wound after Thorin left for the Lonely Mountain?

In the movie "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", when Thorin & Company leave from Esgaroth to Erebor by boat, the whole city is cheering them. Shortly after, Kili (who is wounded and was ...
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2answers
217 views

Why is it winter in Laketown?

In the Desolation of Smaug it generally seems to be summer. Even up on the lonely mountain (which I'm assuming is a fair height given the views) there's no snow. Why then does it appear to be winter ...
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1answer
121 views

Why does Thorin leave Bilbo when the key hole is not found?

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug when the key hole is not found on the Lonely Mountain, why do Thorin and all the dwarfs get disappointed so quickly and leave Bilbo, while Bilbo remains ...
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2answers
3k views

Does “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” have spiders in it?

I have read the book, and there was pretty long fight with giant spiders. I have a huge phobia of spiders, and I'd like to know how much of the movie involves spiders, and if I could watch it.
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Where does the barrel come from in which Bombur jumps in The Hobbit: DoS?

Just saw the second part of the Hobbit. I wonder in which barrel Bombur jumps in "Barrel down the River" scene. All the Dwarves are in their barrels floating and fighting of the Orcs then miraculously ...
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2answers
3k views

What was going on between Bilbo and Thorin on that ledge?

When Bilbo is running from the dragon in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Thorin goes down to look for him and they run into each other, Thorin seems awfully suspicious of Bilbo, draws his ...
2
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3answers
501 views

Why don't the people in Laketown just relocate?

If the people in Laketown in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug really do fear Smaug, why don't they just relocate to a far away place?
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1answer
163 views

Was the Orcs vs Dwarves battle scene supposed to be funny?

I'm known to laugh at scenes in movies that are so cliched or contrived that it becomes ridiculous. I sometimes worry that I'm ruining the experience for other movie goers. I just saw the latest ...
4
votes
4answers
205 views

Why did Gazelle not die when Merlin detonates the security chips?

I was wandering why Gazelle (assistant of Valentine) in Kingsman: The Secret Service didn't die or her head didn't pop out when Merlin detonates the security chips whereas it was shown in some part of ...
4
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1answer
301 views

European movie where human heads attached to animal bodies

A young college student, who is down and out on his luck, hitches a ride with a couple weird doctors. They offer him cash if he agrees to let the dr's use him for medical experiments for the weekend. ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Does American Beauty advocate Taoism?

I don't know if my question belongs here or not. In the movie American Beauty, the message is that real beauty lies beneath the surface of things and you have to look deeper. A nice home in the ...
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vote
2answers
58 views

A possibly Polish movie about drug dealers

All I can recall is that there was a young guy who had a bald tattooed big friend and both were selling drugs (cocaine) i think. After a while they get in touch with a very crazy guy that also rapes ...
6
votes
1answer
157 views

Why are the assistants called Bobs (Bawbs?) on Cutthroat Kitchen?

Often on Cutthroat Kitchen, Alton will ask his "Bobs"/"Bawbs" to bring in one of the nefarious devices to be used for the challenge. Any explanation for the nickname?

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