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Can actors always wear contact lenses?

With higher-definition formats do actors with very bad vision have to remove contact lenses when their character isn't supposed to wear them, especially in close-up shots that would presumably make ...
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218 views

What was that old movie where the guy got turned into a stone statue

I need help to identify a movie I saw when I was 4 year old (1984) - the movie is older. I saw this movie where at the end (that's all I remember), there's this guy who got turned to stone (earlier in ...
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In Star Wars, is the Wampa's dismembered arm foreshadowing?

In Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, when Luke sabers the arm off the wampa, the scene shows the arm falling to the ground in dramatized slow-motion with a slightly "strobe" effect (consequence of ...
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192 views

When was the horror film technique where a character opens a door to the same room first done?

I've noticed this interesting and scary film technique where a character tries to exit through a door, only to find that they've entered the same room as before. I've seen it done in The Awakening ...
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428 views

How are first-person perspective videos shot?

I want to know what kind of cameras are typically used to shoot first-person perspective videos or movies and how they are shot? Here's an example. The song Smack my bitch up by The Prodigy. Here's ...
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154 views

How did they create The Shadow's disguise?

In his 1994 movie The Shadow uses his psychic abilities to somehow alter his face to look like another person as part of his disguise. I've often wondered how this was actually done in the movie. It ...
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130 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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130 views

Can't think of movie name from trailer I saw

I saw a movie trailer on iTunes nearly 2 years ago and all I can vaguely remember is that it showed a guy falling through a roof (or maybe a window?) and he landed in someone's city apartment pretty ...
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43 views

Plane of corpses in “A Scandal in Belgravia”

What was the plan of the British and American governments with the plane of corpses in the Sherlock episode "A Scandal in Belgravia"? And why did Jim Moriarty want to know about this plan?
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104 views

Why is Bugs Bunny confused by the name “Hansel?”

I believe the cartoon is entitled Bewitched Bunny. Unfortunately, I don't have a video describing the scene. In short, Bugs Bunny (dressed as a truant officer) shows up at the witch's house who is ...
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61 views

Why didn't Vlad make his wife drink his vampire blood?

Why didn't Vlad the Impaler make his wife drink his vampire blood just when she was about to die in Dracula Untold? It would have set him free from the curse, and afterwards he could have drunk her ...
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68 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 ...
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115 views

Why do some movies have photoshopped pictures of the 'family'

I've seen it on quite a few movies where they show pictures of the family in some past gathering or with friends but usually they are photoshopped in some background or their faces are shopped onto ...
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141 views

What 80s or 90s horror movie is set underground with a bunch of soldiers fighting slow moving zombie like monsters

I often have a flicker of a memory which is like a bad itch I have been unable to scratch, scouring the interwebs and all the cult movie lists I can find on IMDB and everywhere else. There was a ...
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74 views

Why does Wahyu kill Dagu?

Near the end of The Raid (2011), the lieutenant Wahyu and Dagu reach the boss, then Wahyu kills Dagu. But he is not on the boss' side (and later kills the boss anyway) so why kill his comrade?
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201 views

80's-90's Science Fiction Time Travel TV Series,

Okay, so I remember this TV Show but the details are a little fuzzy. I remember the show must of taken place in the eighties or somewhere around there, the characters had crazy eighties hair and ...
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117 views

Ending of Mr. Nobody

A simple question. At the end of Mr. Nobody Nemo decided to abandon both parents, how is it possible that he met Anna in the future? I can't figure out how he could've met Anna since Anna will be ...
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95 views

Swastika in Flashbacks?

In episode 4 of Manhattan, Frank Winter has a flashback while walking alone through the desert at night. He sees a dead german soldier lieing on his stomach. On the back of the helmet there is a ...
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105 views

What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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69 views

The cheque in The Dreamers

In The Dreamers when the parents of Isa and Theo saw them, they wrote a cheque and gone. What was that? They didn't want to face up to children or emancipate them?
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164 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.
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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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102 views

Whose photo is on the table in the telephone call scene?

It's hard to believe that a detail in a Tarkovsky film is arbitrary. In The Sacrifice (Offret), there is a scene at the 2:00:00 mark, where the main character is sitting at a table facing the ...
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60 views

Why did they say the pageant was their first live show?

Multiple times throughout the movie Hairspray, they make numerous references to the Corny Collins show being broadcast live. So why, on the day of the Ms. Teenage Hairspray pageant, do they say it's ...
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119 views

Why is the movie titled “The White Balloon”?

If anyone has seen The White Balloon by Jafar Panahi, could you please share your view why the title of the film is that?
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222 views

Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of the film?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car which pulls up next to his?
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569 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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Live Action Fairy Tale Movie with Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie I watched during my childhood. Here's what I remember: It was a live-action movie Most/all the characters were based on fairy tales One of the characters ...
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Asian/Japanese Found Footage Horror Movie from 2000's

Saw it a couple years ago and cannot for the life of me remember the name or find it online. I'm positive that it was a horror film (I think it was a found footage movie) from Japan (J-Horror) made ...
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Identify: Alfred Hitchcock (?) where a cat keeps showing up

I was about three years old when I saw this. It is probably one of my earliest memories. I am pretty sure it was an Alfred Hitchcock episode but, it is possible it was an Outer Limits, or something ...
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172 views

What is this cartoon?

I don't remember much about it, but is was something I watched when I was little, and it's been bugging me that I can't find it! I was a kid during the early 2000's, but I don't recall if the cartoon ...
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83 views

Identify this 80s/90s comedy film involving lovers/ex-lovers/assassins?

During the 90s I remember seeing a comedic film played on network television which featured a cast of lovers and ex-lovers who for reasons I cannot recall, decided to try killing one another in ...
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79 views

Children's movie where two girls chase a ball into the woods and they meet father time. Half live-action, half animation

Okay so, when I was a kid I watched this movie. It had to be in the late 1980s to early 1990s where two little girls are playing with a ball and the ball ends up in the woods. So the girls chase it ...
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433 views

Why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes?

In the movie "The Equalizer", why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes, what's the benefit of that? Like when Nikolai showed up at his front door.
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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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Student survives in concentration camp by playing piano

WWII, a student arrested by the germans and jailed in a concentraion camp. He manages to live by playing the piano for the staff (nothing to do with Polanski's film The Pianist). The movie was made in ...
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265 views

How did Robert's visit to Claire's house help the plot?

In The Best Offer, why does Robert (Sturgess) manoeuvre Oldman (Rush) to take him along when he has dinner with Claire? How does this help his scheme?
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Who was the auctioneer bidding on behalf of?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
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Where did they get all of the gum from?

When the Wyld Stallyons in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure have a breakdown in their time-machine, they just have all of their historical buds chew some gum and patch the antennae back together in ...
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Why did the capital bomb district 13?

In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014), they never explained why the capital bombed them originally. Why did the capital bomb district 13 before the movie started? "I was always told ...
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Wasn't Sue becoming invisible the only option after all?

During the Fantastic Four's first public "outing" on the bridge, the others try to get to Ben, who's kept in place by police officers. Unfortunately they obviously can't get past some other officers ...
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Female character hears a song that would trigger an alternate personality

I had just watched this show within the last year it had something to do with this lady who was nice and normal then these guys show up and started singing a song that triggers her into an alternate ...
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2nd Question about Sherlock's Empty Hearse plot (possible spoilers)

Why still make a fake death if Mycroft could manage to negotiate with the sniper and assassins, just pay a bunch of homeless to act as witnesses to Sherlock's death, it would make it easier for them ...
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Handcuffs found by Yuri

In the second episode of Fortitude we see Yuri entering the empty police station in order to return the rifle that the sheriff lent him. While searching through the place he finds a pair of handcuffs ...
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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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686 views

Understanding the “secret” message of a scene in the movie, The Water Diviner

I just watched an interesting movie, The Water Diviner. There was an Australian who was said by a woman to drink a cup of coffee before she could start a game that determines his fate somehow. Some ...
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144 views

How do you explain the car crash scene in Fight Club?

It bothers me, all of it. Why isn't Edward Norton's character driving during the crash crash scene in Fight Club? How is he then pulled out by Tyler? How does that work?
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159 views

Cannot remember horror movie title

my boyfriend and I are having difficulty putting what we remember into words, but basically it's a surveillance horror movie where the characters are in a house (we think it's two males who sell ...
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96 views

stand up comedy show in early 80s

In the early 80s, I remember watching a stand-up comedy special with several now-famous comedians and it was hilarious. It had Seinfeld, and Reiser as they were just starting out. I can't remember if ...
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What Dreams May Come movie questions

I have some questions about What Dreams May Come: How is Ann's refusal to believe in Chris's afterlife existence affecting her and her family? How is she affecting the belief of her children?

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