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Who was “The guy” Mike was talking about?

In Season 4, episode 5, Mike and Jesse are out checking drop points. At one point in the episode Jesse mentions he could be "The guy", Mike then pulls over and rants to him about how this isn't in the ...
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3answers
147 views

Why do actresses really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI?

Why does an actress really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI? Examples: Delphine Chanéac gone bald for the role in Splice (2009) Karen Gillan gone bald for the role in ...
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61 views

Will Mike make an appearance in “Better Call Saul”? [closed]

We know that Mike had a lot of involvement with Saul during the course of Breaking Bad, has there been any word on whether he'll make an appearance in Better Call Saul? On another note, I've heard ...
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1answer
300 views

Scientist who says where Dr Manhattan is in Watchmen - actor name?

I'm trying to figure out who this actor in Watchmen is, but I don't know what his character's name is. I found a transcript of the movie, but his character is just called "MAN" in it, so that's no ...
3
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1answer
736 views

What happened to Hector Mendoza in House of Cards?

In Season 3 Episode 8 of House of Cards, during Frank's "breaking the fourth wall" instance, he said: What does that mean?
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55 views

Snowman cartoon

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a snowman was made with the help of the moon. The cartoon had only snowmen, no people. They used to live in igloos. ...
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78 views

Man running for his life [closed]

I'm looking for a movie in which many and I mean a lot of people are after a man. They try to kill him and I guess try to inject him with some sort of GPS stuff. In the end he gets a surprised ...
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106 views

Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
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Why is Gangs of New York considered an original screenplay?

From the Wikipedia article: Gangs of New York is inspired by Herbert Asbury's 1927 non-fiction book, The Gangs of New York. Why was Gangs of New York considered an "original screenplay" for ...
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1answer
3k views

Who killed the co-pilot? and How?

In Non-Stop we saw that the copilot was killed from a dart like thing shot from a hole in the toilet wall. But who killed him and how did he get killed?
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101 views

Unpopular kid hooks up with a pretty and popular girl

I'm trying to find the name of a film about a (not too popular) kid in school who hooks up with a pretty and popular girl. I think the film is 20-30 years old. Some scenes I recall: He gets her to ...
3
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124 views

Movie about a man that reincarnates as a dog

This one is really killing me, as I have been searching for years and can't find any info anywhere (IMDB, Google) and I would love to re-watch it. I watched this film in an international film ...
3
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1answer
59 views

Cats, winter and a café

Trying to recall this movie I saw perhaps 5 years ago. It might have been Canadian as I seem to recall there was a mix of French and English. One of the persons / (main character) in the movie, girl, ...
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25 views

Was it Barry's reflection or himself after the time jump?

It's regarding the last episode of 'The Flash' TV series. When Barry aka 'The Flash' was running to the morgue he saw his reflection which he mentioned to Dr wells aka Eobard Thawne that he felt like ...
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89 views

Help me identify this tv show! [on hold]

Okay I can't remember much but I think it's a teen nick show that was shown at night sometime in the year 2008/2009? Basically it was about girls and boys and their relationships? I think there was ...
5
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2answers
303 views

Why wasn't Shaw's intersect suppressed?

If Decker can suppress Volkoff/Hartley's intersect programming, and Mary Bartowski can do it for Chuck in season 4, why didn't Shaw's intersect just get suppressed using the blue images?
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1answer
137 views

A young punk gets mentored by a classy old gentlemen

I've been trying for ages to find the title of a film that I watched once when I was a child. The story, as I remember it, goes like this: A relatively young, 20-30-ish guy, very hot-headed, but with ...
3
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1answer
123 views

Who is this man changing the name of Little Dice to Li'll Z?

In the movie City of God, who was the man that Changes the name of Li'll Dice to Li'll Z?
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1answer
493 views

First Hollywood (or at least made in USA) movie where Russian dialog was spoken by Russian speaking actor?

I was wondering what the first movie (made in USA) was where a character speaking Russian was played by an actor for whom Russian was a fluent (though not necessarily first) language, spoken with no ...
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1answer
670 views

Are Americans the bad guys in Russian movies?

Context In US movies, time and again, the bad guys end up being Russians. Examples: Scarecrow and Mrs. King 1980s US TV show Bad guys: Russian KGB The Last Ship 2010s US TV show Bad guys: ...
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82 views

Why are American movies often promoted abroad with titles -in English- that are different from the originals? [duplicate]

Translating a title makes perfect sense to me. Altering a title to something else in the original language? More confusing. Several examples from France in particular are Pitch Perfect: The Hit ...
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34 views

Why do prisoners want to live in Emerald City?

In Oz, many prisoners have to change their location from the experimental unit Emerald City and some normal units, and vice versa. Emerald City is extremely controlled with much more prison ...
16
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1answer
4k views

Why does Tom Hanks' character never open up the last package?

During his time on the island in Cast Away, Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) never opens up one last FedEx package, even though it could have made his escape or his survival easier. Why is this?
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1answer
58 views

Classy guy gives his umbrella [closed]

From what movie is this scene? http://38.media.tumblr.com/b056708b3f8bdedebb38ff24a3e58995/tumblr_njao6niE8k1sysle7o1_400.gif
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37 views

Name of an English-speaking sketch show with the character “Rabbi the Rabbit”

About 10 years ago I watched on German television channel ARTE an English speaking sketch show with subtitles. The English that was used was definitely not American English, but I am not sure if it ...
2
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1answer
53 views

Why would damage to Ken Barnaby's right hand be enough to exonerate him?

Background: In Luther, Series 3, episode 1, Ken Barnaby is a suspect in the case of a murdered internet troll, Jared Cass. Cass had tormented Barnaby and his wife over social media after their ...
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1answer
987 views

Name of movie about people who have died and are waiting to move on (to heaven or a new life)

I'm trying to find the name of a film about people who have died and are waiting to move on.. I think the film is 15-30 years old. They are not yet in heaven - Their lives are replayed and they are ...
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2answers
2k views

Why does “Hollywood Accounting” still work?

Hollywood accounting is the practice of big studios of making successful movies into what looks like a financial failures on purpose and through questionable accounting tricks. The goal is to show no ...
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1answer
545 views

Lead actor/actress VS Supporting actor/actress

On what basis, Chris Hemsworth is considered as a Lead actor in the movie Rush? In the movie, both characters have equal importance and both narrated the story in equal measure and occupied same ...
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1answer
160 views

Symbols of Borgman

I've read that Borgman is full of Biblical symbols. Not being well educated in this area, I am lookong for someone to explain the symbols appearing in Borgman to me.
3
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1answer
73 views

Directors had some kind of a bet - there was a cool scene of samurai/ninjas fighting in the dark

I am looking for a movie I saw about 10-15 years ago. I still know there were two directors who had some kind of bet or competition, but I don't remember specifics. One scene that I still remember ...
15
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1answer
3k views

Japanese movie about young man living in “blind spot”

There is a Japanese movie stuck in my head: It's about a young man, who delivers flyers (coupons, advertising maybe?) around the city, and he sometimes breaks into flats and houses that he can see ...
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1answer
42 views

What really happened in Walter Bishop's Lab in Fringe?

Can anyone tell what really happened in Walter Bishop's lab in Fringe that lead to the hospitalization of Walter in a mental institution? Note: I have watched whole series.
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95 views

The use of the word “fuck” in The 300: Rise of an Empire

According to the Wikipedia article for the etymology of the word "fuck": it is usually considered to be first attested to around 1475 With this in mind, why the word used in 300: Rise of an ...
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1answer
476 views

Why is Bobby Munson's cut different than everyone else's?

Did they ever explain in the TV series Sons Of Anarchy why Bobby Munson's cut (his gang jacket) has a border around the shoulders? There's a white pattern around what would be his sleeves (if it ...
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1answer
72 views

Please identify this (Almodovar?) movie

I remember 2 scenes from a movie that I think was made by Pedro Almodovar, probably in the 90s. In one scene, a pregnant woman complains to a friend about pain in her nipples (while they sit in a ...
2
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1answer
160 views

Movie about a concave (Hollow) world

A movie about a man ending up in a concave or (Hollow) world think the movie was Russian or Eastern European. Pretty sure the movie was made since 2000 but not 100% sure. I remember him talking to a ...
2
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1answer
170 views

What does Allen's comment about “You've Got Mail” mean?

When Terry goes to Allen's home, they talk about the movie She's Got Mail (You've Got Mail) casting Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Allen said Tom Hanks have poison ivy up his ass. What's he talking about?
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1answer
58 views

What is the current relationship status of Tony and Ziva in NCIS?

Can anyone say what is the current relationship status of Tony and Ziva? Are they really keeping in contact? Are they dating?
2
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1answer
145 views

A Question about a scene in The Grand Budapest Hotel

At around the 29th minute of The Grand Budapest Hotel Gustave and Zero have the following conversation about "Boy with Apple": Gustave: That picture, Boy with Apple, is priceless. Understand? ...
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1answer
199 views

Why does King Henry's “death” immediately place Thomas Cromwell in such danger?

In Wolf Hall episode 5, 'Crows', King Henry VIII suffers a fall at a joust and stops breathing. As panic ensues, young Rafe suggests to Thomas Cromwell that they flee before the ports are blockaded. ...
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1answer
46 views

How did the US PoW infer the end of WW2?

In the 2014 movie Unbroken, at (approximately) the 1 hour 55 minute juncture, a US B-29 flies above the PoWs who were told to bathe in the water, before other B-29s do so. I personally observe that ...
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1answer
5k views

Kingsman: The Secret Service church scene

I will try to avoid spoilers but this question is meant for people who HAVE seen the movie. Apparently there are three different cuts of this movie as far as I know: US cut UK cut Indonesian cut ...
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1answer
141 views

Big Trouble In Little China Ending

Yesterday I watched Big Trouble in Little China for the third time in a week. What a hidden gem this film is! Anyway my question is why did Jack Burton refuse to kiss Gracie at the end? he has ...
2
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1answer
89 views

The Legendary Enormous Boulder Scene

Everyone knows this scene! Indiana Jones narrowly escapes death by a huge rolling boulder in the Raiders of the Lost Ark. However I recently watched the original Journey to the Center of the Earth ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

What's the old guy (Chuck?)'s problem in the end of Better Call Saul episode 4 of season 1 [duplicate]

In Better Call Saul episode 4 of season 1 (the one aired on Feb 23, 2015), there's an old guy (Chuck?) in the end, who James hid the newspaper from, and apparently can't go outside without a shield ...
4
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1answer
77 views

What is the machinery at the top of the elevator in Mission: Impossible?

Towards the beginning of the film Mission: Impossible, the first person on the team to die is Jack. He's on top of the elevator when it starts uncontrollably accelerating towards the top of the ...
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1answer
75 views

What is the significance of the scene where Karen and Monnitoff briefly talked about Donnie Darko?

This is about the scene in Donnie Darko where Karen (English teacher) and Monnitoff (Science teacher) have this conversation: Monnitoff: Donnie Darko. Karen: I know. Both of them laugh ...
6
votes
1answer
696 views

How were the scenes with Gazelle shot?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service Gazelle is disabled. I was surprised to discover that the actress playing the role (Sofia Boutella) is not. How were the scenes with her shot? Did she actually wear ...
6
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2answers
518 views

Why was the incident involving Sonny so over the top?

In The Godfather, knowing that Sonny was a hothead and would immediately go to Connie's house after Carlo beats her up, he is ambushed at the highway toll booth by (presumably) Tattaglia men. The ...

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