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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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114 views

How do they keep docking in Star Trek: Enterprise?

I am re-watching Enterprise. Among all the weird history/lore stuff, one thing continues to bother me to no end. How in the hell, does the Enterprise constantly dock with darn near every ship out ...
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1answer
2k views

Movie in space that ends with the astronauts are left floating away, can't be saved [closed]

I thought the movie was Mission to Mars, but just watched it & there's no such scene. It's really annoying me! I think it was at the end of the movie where the astronauts are left floating away ...
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1answer
627 views

Did Guy Ritchie pay homage to Charlie Chaplin in the first Sherlock Holmes movie?

Upon re-watching Charlie Chaplin's classic film, Modern Times (1936), I was struck by the similarities between the conclusions of the shipyard scenes in both Chaplin's film and the first Sherlock ...
2
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1answer
121 views

I can't remember the name of this movie and I really wanna see it again..help? [closed]

It's about this really nice black guy whose mom is sick. I remember that he plays basketball on a school team and he meets a nurse who has a little girl and he falls in love with her. He talks to a ...
1
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1answer
84 views

Handcuffs in The Walking Dead [closed]

In season 1 of The Walking Dead, Merle cuts his hand off because he cannot cut through the handcuff. Yet in season 3, Andrea cuts her handcuffs with a pair of plyers? If they were going to let Andrea ...
3
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0answers
73 views

Wolverine's DoFP selective amnesia?

Wolverine seems to have selective amnesia during Days of Future Past, where he alternates between having little to no memory of his pre-Weapon X life, and being able to recall minor details about his ...
6
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2answers
343 views

Did the real Arturo get left behind?

I've been rewatching Sliders again, and partway through the second season (episode titled "Post-Traumatic Slide Syndrome", there are two versions of Arturo fighting it out at the end - the original, ...
4
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2answers
264 views

Wolverine's iconic costume in X-men?

I'm just wondering why Wolverine does not appear in his iconic costume when even in The Wolverine, there is apparently a deleted scene to show such a costume? This deleted scene can be scene in the ...
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41 views

Movie about a married woman who has an affair with an employee (or partner or something) of her husband [closed]

I don't remember completely, but the woman and her husband had a child or more. And the woman's lover and her husband were in a work relationship, with the husband being superior in some way. do you ...
4
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4answers
268 views

Why does William Stryker say he gave Wolverine claws even though he had them way before?

In X2, just right before Wolverine chains Stryker to the chopper, William Stryker says the following: People don't change, Wolverine. You were an animal then. You're an animal now. I ...
2
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1answer
23 views

Why did Danny Archer stay back to recover the diamond?

Why did Danny Archer stay back to recover the diamond? Was the diamond his only escape out of Africa? Or was he sympathetic towards Solomon and wanted to help him recover his family?
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2answers
252 views

Why is not a single grounder deformed in The 100?

Due to the radiation, at least some of them should have been deformed. The people in the desert produced deformed offspring, and the deformed were outcast, or killed. But all grounders are very ...
2
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3answers
3k views

Does The 100 have a relationship to/with Battlestar Galactica?

So I recently(ish) watched the first season of The 100 on Netflix and couldn't help but notice the similarities it had to Battlestar Galactica (specifically Ronald D. Moore's remake). This is both in ...
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2answers
152 views

Is Clarke bisexual?

In the series The 100, we first see main character Clarke falling in love with Finn but the show season ends with her odd interaction towards the female Lexa. So is she really bisexual?
4
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2answers
110 views

What's the time frame that passes in Season 1 of The 100?

In Season 1 of The 100 the heroes are wounded severely, and rise to their feet in no time (or at least it seems so). I am not able to grasp the time that they spend on earth. The examples I have are ...
6
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4answers
933 views

Why isn't Magneto more powerful?

In the X-Men 2 (2003) Magneto escapes from his plastic prison by extracting the metal that Mystique injected into a security guard. Why was this necessary? Why can he not control all humans? Let me ...
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2answers
1k views

Has the continuity timeline been established for the new X-men movies?

With the recent twitter announcement from director Bryan Singer that reveals Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will be in the new film, X-men: Days of Future Past, this has further cemented (following the ...
15
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4answers
2k views

If Wolverine's skeleton is completely bonded with Adamantium, why are his teeth still white?

In "X-Men Origins Wolverine", Logan undergoes an operation to have Adamantium bonded to his skeleton. Why doesn't the Adamantium bond to his teeth?
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2answers
475 views

For Magneto, does being powerless mean he is innocent?

Magneto spends the better part of the X-Men trilogy trying to exterminate all human life on earth, being imprisoned and subsequently killing his way out. Afterwards, why was he left free to roam sunny ...
3
votes
1answer
110 views

“Hacker” Type movie from the 80s/90s

This is a hacker type movie, sort of similar to real genius. In it the protagonists are your typical group of whiz kids that invent some crazy revolutionary computer that eventually gets stolen by the ...
9
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3answers
5k views

How did Ripley not age after 57 years of floating in space?

In Aliens, at the beginning of the movie we see Ripley being discovered by a patrolling space craft. She is later revealed that she has been travelling for 57 years (correct me if I am wrong). Her ...
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1answer
48 views

Early 80's cartoon [closed]

I'm trying to remember the name of an old cartoon I watched in the early/mid 80's. It was set in space with what I remember having a ship that looked like a submarine in it. I think they were fighting ...
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0answers
21 views

Why do chipped people obey A.L.I.E?

There is something I do not understand in the series The 100. There is all this stuff about the City of Light, and the chipped people who obey ALIE. However, I do not understand why they obey her. I ...
15
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4answers
4k views

Was the Wheel of Pain actual or allegorical?

My contention (once I got past my teenage years) was that the Wheel of Pain, in the original Conan the Barbarian movie, was supposed to be alegorical...a symbol of Conan's difficult upbringing as a ...
5
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1answer
702 views

Anime about humans fighting aliens on another 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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0answers
36 views

Hackers other developers adjusting broadcasting sat feed [closed]

Can anyone please explain how other programmers and some good/some bad have been able to adjust the incoming satellite feed from dish network and adjust my programming? some tv programs sometimes ...
3
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1answer
148 views

I'm looking for the name of an anime that I saw on TV in Italy over 20 years ago

I'm looking for the name of an anime that I saw on TV in Italy 20+ years ago. It is likely a show from the 80's. The scene I saw was a very large man who tried to break into a castle. He seemed to ...
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0answers
45 views

Vampire movie 60's or 70's (?) set in the Victorian era [closed]

All I remember is the end where the man/vampire is held in a chair with a ring of broken communion wafers and an unknowing maid shows up and he says sweep up this mess or something and escapes with a ...
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0answers
41 views

Unknown Title of Brazilian movie

Please identify a Brazilian movie of some years ago about a family living on a ranch near a river. Among the characters are a blond woman and a brunette woman. One of them was named La La or La Lah. ...
2
votes
1answer
226 views

Movie watched on Hallmark Channel about female friends' reunion [closed]

What: TV movie. Watched it on Hallmark Channel. Year: From the late 70's or 80's. Plot: It's about a group of female friends who reunite after 20 years in their hometown. I remember one of them ...
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11answers
42k views

What is the meaning of the line at the end of Chinatown?

At the end of the amazing film Chinatown, Jake Gittes is told, 'Forget it Jake, it's Chinatown'. What are supposed to deduce from this? Is it that Jake is powerless to prevent or challenge what had ...
5
votes
1answer
104 views

Is “The Cabin In The Woods” really meant to be a metaphor for the horror genre?

Everyone seems to be supporting the idea that The Cabin In The Woods is a metaphor for the horror genre in film, but I have yet to see anyone who was part of the production admit to it. I will admit ...
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0answers
52 views

Why “and” instead of “starring”? [duplicate]

LL Cool J, the rapper, stars in NCIS:LA as one of the main characters. However, his name is under "and" in the opening credits. Why is that? Is it because he is also a rapper? I am curious to know. ...
0
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3answers
601 views

Animals driving cars and rescuing others [closed]

I am trying to find a series I watched as a kid. I had a VHS in 90's that had animals driving cars and rescuing others, I think. I don't remember much about it. I think it was animals and think it was ...
6
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2answers
979 views

How did Newt survive while she was alone?

In Aliens, how did Newt survive while she was alone? Early in the movie, it is revealed that the little girl, Newt, had survived alone for several days among the aliens -- the very same aliens that ...
1
vote
1answer
120 views

Car racing cartoon series where cars race when the portals open and they have to complete the race with in the time limit

I saw a cartoon episode probably in late 90s or early 2000s which was about racing cars and it was probably animated. What I remember is that group of racers waited for the portals to open and then ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Why was Rhodey not affected mentally?

Wasn't Rhodey supposed to be damaged mentally and not physically by the Mind Stone attack which Vision fired at him in Captain America: Civil War? I mean, I know he was paralysed (that is related to ...
4
votes
1answer
134 views

Utopia realistic shootings

I am currently watching the British series Utopia and I a was curious if someone knew or could point to a reference on how do they make those ultra realistic shootings and deaths.
15
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1answer
301 views

Erroneous scene with the studio's parking lot in the original Star Wars release

A long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away...) I saw a show on TV. It was sort of like one of those "Hollywood Extra" type shows. This is going back to the early 80's for sure. Anyway, on the show ...
4
votes
3answers
733 views

What is the significance of “6,741”, the title of an upcoming episode in the fifth season of Person of Interest?

According to this Wikia article Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman mentioned that their favouite episode of Person of Interest is the upcoming season 5's 4th episode named "6,741". Is there any hidden ...
3
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0answers
51 views

Agency of assassins who have to kill each other [duplicate]

I have wanted to identify a film that I watched a long time ago for a long time, but my many researches on Google have not yet be able to find it. Could you please help me with that ? The elements I ...
2
votes
1answer
110 views

Why doesn't anyone find out the masked man's identity in The Flash

As far as we know, no one (except Zoom) knows the identity of the masked man, even if many characters spent time in the prison with him. He can't talk, agreed. Yet he can hear and see, and can make ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Animated movie taking place in an old man's memories

There is some girl picking up the old man's notes on the floor and then we get to glimpse into his memories. He lost his father to suicide. The son was near his father's study when he shot himself. ...
4
votes
1answer
122 views

Help identifying TV show/movie with disabled kid and angry father

I don't know what spurred the curiosity about this, but a while back, maybe 10-15 years I saw a movie/show on TV (I feel like it was on Lifetime but I could be way off) where a disabled child and his ...
23
votes
2answers
6k views

Is Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

In Age of Ultron, there's a scene where the various team members try and fail to lift Thor's hammer. When Cap tries, he actually manages to budge it very briefly, and we see both him and Thor react ...
3
votes
1answer
99 views

Looking for a psychological thriller

I watched a film before the year 2000 may be older. There is a young man (18-25 years old) who is imprisoned in his mad neighbor's house. There is also some mannequins at home.. Lifeless mannequin ...
5
votes
6answers
529 views

How did Lois Lane know that she has to bring back the spear?

At the end of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice only Superman knows what happens inside there. How did Lois Lane understand that she has to bring the rod back to kill... the monster?
2
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0answers
73 views

What is the fee for opening the door in The Last Car?

In the episode "The Last Car" from the Tales from the Darkside, what is the fee for opening the door? When the woman tries to open the door she is warned about a fee but the amount is never revealed.
4
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2answers
135 views

Movie with bugs

So I saw this movie when I was a kid and I'm still not sure if it was an unclear dream or a movie so the plot is somewhat like this: There's this group of teenagers /adults stuck in some kind of an ...

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