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How did Gustave and Zero know that Agatha was in danger?

In Grand Budapest Hotel, when Gustave, Zero and Agatha return to the hotel to retrieve the painting the hotel has been occupied by the Zig Zag division. Only Agatha enters, Gustave and Zero wait in a ...
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33 views

Significance and implication of Mahout's death

After the Calcutta violence scene in Hey Ram, Saket Ram saw the mahout (elephant's caretaker) dead and that the elephant could not move. I think it was chained. Does this imply anything? Why did the ...
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76 views

When and where did Elizabeth Swann learn to swordfight?

In the second Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Elizabeth gets a lot more sword fighting action. (As I recall, she didn't actually get to sword fight in the first one, and Keira Knightley asked for more ...
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1answer
111 views

Severely burned man has plastic surgery to get his revenge

This movie is about two doctors searching for a way to change the human face quickly and easily with a new type of plastic surgery. However, near the end of their research they are attacked by ...
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1answer
90 views

Man tries to kill a group of people with complex traps [duplicate]

I don't know the name of this horror movie around 2000-2010. English movie. It's a group of people in a place There is a man in a wheelchair, a blonde woman (called Sarah), a black man (called ...
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23 views

Who was Nina Myers working for?

In season 3, Nina Myers is working to acquire the same virus which Jack is trying to acquire. She's working to acquire it for someone else. Is it ever revealed who she was working for?
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When did “Previously On …” become the first 2:30 of every show?

I've been rewatching seasons of 24 and Fringe lately, and I've noticed something really annoying, especially in 24: the first 2:30 of every episode is dedicated to reviewing what has previously ...
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41 views

Are the stunts staged or spontaneous?

Through the years of watching Jack-Ass, I've always wondered about some of the stunts they do. A few come to mind When one of the guys goes into a hardware store to...use one of their display ...
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1k views

What was going on with Tom Hagen?

In The Godfather, Part II there's some conflict between Michael and Tom: TOM: That plane goes to Miami. MICHAEL: That's where I want it met. TOM: Mike that's impossible -- they'll turn ...
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626 views

Why did the rebellion allow Katniss to enter the Hunger Games a second time?

Why did the rebellion allow Katniss to enter the games a second time in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire if she was so important? It would seem like a much safer approach to have just taken Katniss to ...
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34 views

Do characters no longer get tired in the 24 universe?

In the first (possibly also the second) season(s) of 24, characters start to get sleep exhaustion throughout as the day drags on. From season 3 and onward, it seems that no one gets tired any more: ...
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38 views

Animated movie with roses that turn into blood

I watched this movie many times in kindergarten (2005) and this movie has BLOOD! Anyway I remember a girl/woman in a mansion or castle and there was a scene in which all red roses she sees turn into ...
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86 views

Do electronics devices get aged?

Why is ageing effect limited to only living organisms in Interstellar? Would electronics gadgets too get aged? I mean performance must get worse over the course of time. I think TARS and other ...
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1answer
120 views

Cop show with a finale based on the North Hollywood shootout

I watched a Police drama in the 90's and I can't remember the name of it. I think it only had 1 season. It probably had about 20 episodes and the finale was very memorable. It was based on the famous ...
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93 views

Animated movie about kids and airships

I remember a movie from when I was younger (roughly 8 to 12 years ago) and it followed 2 young kids as they are raised on an airship as cadets. They lived on one big ship and they had glider suits ...
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63 views

Movie about a lolita on a boat trip and her con artist father

This film has two families on a boat trip. One family consists of a fat mum, a con artist dad and a "lolita" type daughter. The other family is a traditional American family, with a young teenage ...
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654 views

Why did it take a rocket to lift off the Earth but just shuttles to lift off the other planets?

I remember gravity in both the planets in Interstellar being comparable to that of Earth's. 80% of Earth gravity in case of Mann's planet and 130% in case of Miller's planet. So, why did it take a ...
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44 views

Black and white movie where wolves are attacked by eagles

This film features a couple in a sleigh being chased through snow and forest by wolves. They are rescued by Laplanders riding reindeer. The Laplanders also have trained eagles that attack the wolves.
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52 views

What is the meaning of the emphasis on Mr Darcy's hands?

In Joe Wright's Pride and Prejudice (2005), Mr Darcy's (Matthew Macfadyen) hand is shown in close up several times, such as when he helps Elizabeth (Keira Knightley) into the carriage, after he sees ...
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48 views

Why did Moss rent the motel room?

Can anyone explain the actions of Moss (Josh Brolin) when he's running from Chigurh (Javier Bardem)? He rents a room, hides the money in an air duct, rents an adjoining room, and then goes out to buy ...
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1answer
69 views

Movie about a time-traveling guy from the middle ages

This movie is about a guy who brings back some people from the middle age (might be his direct ancestors). This middle age people are a leader (a lord maybe), and his companion (slave). This lord ...
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2answers
2k views

In the Star Wars franchise what causes the Sith to always have red light sabres?

I understand visually that this is a great way to distinguish the good guys from the bad guys, but what in the vast Star Wars lore causes the Sith to almost exclusively use red light sabres? I am ...
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76 views

Animated children's film about a little girl left with just a matchbox

This film is fairly old(?) and is an ainmated children's film. It's very similar to The Little Matchgirl, but that is not the right film. At the beginning, it shows a girl with her grandmother ...
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1answer
51 views

Is Jax the highest member of all the SOA charters?

It seems that when interacting other charter members, even presidents, Jax is given a type of respect meant for a superior. Several times he has given orders to other charters or easily convinced them ...
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1answer
63k views

What does the three finger salute mean in Hunger Games?

In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, there is a three finger salute that is constantly shown, sometimes with whistle sound. But what does this three finger salute mean?
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1answer
79 views

Car chase movie where hero tries to get to pregnant wife

The movie is about this guy (wrongly accused of something) trying to run away from the cops to meet his girlfriend/wife, who, if I remember correctly is pregnant. Here are the bits I remember from the ...
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3answers
4k views

Who created the Tet?

In Oblivion, the Tet arrived, destroyed the moon then made a cover up story that humans had fled to Titan, and it was itself a human launch pad. But in reality the Tet was an autonomously functioning ...
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1answer
125 views

Are there additional laws and regulations attached to NC-17 movies?

The last time I saw an NC-17 film in theaters (Shame, 2011), an usher had to walk through the theater every once and awhile with a flashlight of sorts, which I assumed was to ensure no 17-and-unders ...
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0answers
30 views

Are there any rules for what sort of content premium channels can show?

Regulating TV content via rating is obviously different than that of movies, in which there are straight-forward ratings and rules for seeing/buying films. Cable channels follow rules that vary at ...
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3answers
32k views

Why wasn't Interstellar shot in 3D?

A large part of story in Interstellar takes place in the space and hence there are many occasions when it feels like "wouldn't it have been better to watch this scene in 3D?". Especially after ...
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1answer
43 views

Why do they have to teleport from inside the train/metro?

In the series The Tomorrow People, The Tomorrow People hide underground but to reach it, they have to teleport from inside the metro/train to be able to get into their lair. Why is this? In the ...
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1answer
95 views

Identify this horror movie featuring a demon and excorcism

I am trying to find the movie that i can't remember the name. The genre is horror and i just remember few scene, its about the man who lost some one and in the burial ceremony of that person he ruined ...
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1answer
99 views

A movie where everybody act like they doesn't know the main character

A man woke up in nowhere after a party with his college the night before, he got back to his house using a bus. when he got back, nobody recognize him like he never existed, he lost anything. the ...
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1answer
27 views

Who and why sent the box in the episode “The Boy in the Box”?

In the TV show "Cold Case", the investigation in the episode "The Boy in the Box" (2004) was initiated by someone leaving the box of memories of the murdered boy on the steps of St. Emilian's Church. ...
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233 views

Is Nolan citing Borges?

When I was watching Interstellar a few days ago and Cooper passed the black hole horizon to find himself in a "non-space" on the other side of his daughter's bookshelves where he had access to all ...
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1answer
62 views

Were Charlie Harper's jingles real?

In the sitcom, Two and a Half Men, Charlie composes jingles for actual products, like cereal, Pepsi etc. And even sometimes for shows on TV like Oshikuru. Some of them are really catchy and you get a ...
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1answer
218 views

Will Daredevil be serialized or dump released?

Daredevil is going to be released on VOD, specifically Netflix which typically sticks to a model of releasing all episodes simultaneously, like a box set, to encourage its connection with 'Binge ...
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0answers
99 views

Movie with man who cannot sleep as he doesn't know everything

In this movie, a man goes to a doctor/therapist of some sort and tells him/her that he can't sleep. The reason is for something other than what he says. He says that he can't sleep because he stays ...
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2answers
175 views

What is the main genre of “hacking” films?

What is the main genre of "hacking" films which have hackers as characters in the film, e.g., "Die Hard 4" or "Nikita"? I tried to look up the genre of them but they are just Action | Crime | ...
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1answer
61 views

Is Toothless male or female?

In the movie How to Train your Dragon, the sex of the Night Fury Toothless is never mentioned (or I must have missed if it is). In either case, is Toothless a male or a female, and why?
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83 views

Who is the actor in picture? [closed]

Anyone know this actor is and which movie or show this scene is?
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2answers
662 views

Why would the satellite debris have followed the Tiangong out of orbit?

The antagonist of the film Gravity is a wave of shrapnel which circles the earth every 90 minutes. The result of a "controlled destruction" of a defunct Russian Satellite (what is this, the cold ...
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2answers
203 views

Is there any term for the following subgenres of horror movies?

Horror movies can be basically divided into two broad categories: Where the 'villain' is a supernatural being. As in Exorcist, Conjuring etc.. Where the 'villain' is a human, usually a serial ...
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1answer
167 views

Movie about a girl who may have been a Girl Scout

This movie was in the 1980s or 90s. One scene involves a black girl who looks homeless, where the main protagonist is a man. When the man comes up to the girl, she is frightened and tries to pull ...
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1answer
116 views

WWII romance movie?

Ok, i once saw this movie I presume it was WWII era, but I don't remember it to be english, it may have been rather french. There was a young teenage boy riding bicycle past an old man driving a ...
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1answer
199 views

Romantic comedy about a platonic relationship gone wrong

This film is from the late 80s or 90s. In it, the two protagonists (female & male) are both over 30, maybe 40. They engage in a platonic relationship which, as the movie progresses, becomes more ...
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1answer
208 views

Independent anthology film about sex

I think this is a relatively recent film, of independent/low budget flavour. In one story, a man who has had his penis enlarged scares "a date" when she sees it, to the point she runs from his ...
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1answer
42 views

Serial killer murders newlyweds and steals their engagement rings

I watched a movie years ago where the basic plot was that a serial killer went around killing recently married couples and would take their engagement rings as a calling card. I believe one scene took ...
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1answer
22 views

What was Thomas' background?

For a while we are led on to believe that Thomas is Jewish. But later it is revealed that he was just using a dead Jew's papers. However, earlier the number tattoo on his arm was briefly shown to ...
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1answer
56 views

Did caricaturing Hideki Tojo lead to stereotyping Japanese people as wearing glasses?

TV Tropes mentions that Japanese people have been stereotyped as wearing glasses in western media, including films: Another racist image is the East Asian with buck teeth, long fingernails and ...

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