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Group enters house, woman turns them into monsters

I need help with an American horror movie that I forgot, it is from the 2000's I think. It's about a group of college-age people that goes to a house (forgot why); the house has a gate, then they meet ...
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134 views

Is the BB-8 robot in the new Star Wars movie and in this presentation the same exact robot?

Check out this gif of the BB-8 robot rolling through desert: See how its head is wobbling a lot? Now see this footage of BB-8 on stage of The Force Awakens celebration panel in Anaheim (seen from ...
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150 views

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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686 views

Why is Wilfred a fan of Matt Damon?

In the US version of Wilfred it is established right at the beginning and a recurring theme that Wilfred is a big fan of Matt Damon, yet I don't think it is ever explained why. Furthermore the 1st ...
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34 views

Why was the Freeling house the only one being haunted?

In Poltergeist, the whole Cuesta Verde community was built on the same burial grounds as the Freeling house was, why was their home the only being haunted?
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82 views

What is this recent movie set in Ireland featuring a man returning to his village?

Saw a movie; I think was set in Ireland, about 5-6 months ago on Netflix streaming, but cannot find on my list of viewed movies. Man returns to his smaller village. A shy and somewhat outcast lad ...
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66 views

Has Jean-Claude Van Damme really no memories of filming the movie Knock Off?

I recently watched Knock Off and came across this little quote: It also features Jean Claude Van Damme’s best performance outside of JCVD… not that he’d recall as he’s suggested he was so coked ...
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81 views

Soldier unexpectedly returning from war

I saw this movie on Danish television in 1980, so I guess it's from 1979 or earlier. Language: English. Country: Probably US, might be Canadian. Plot: A mother and her young teenage son miss their ...
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121 views

Movie\show with futuristic soldiers and a flashback scene

So I keep having flickering memories of this movie or TV show from my childhood. Circa early 1990s I'm thinking. There's one scene in particular that I remember, where a man is being questioned by ...
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283 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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53 views

What is the “vector analysis” used in The Bletchley Circle?

In the second episode of season one of the series The Bletchley Circle, the protagonists refer to a technique they call "vector analysis" that was used at Bletchley Park, and then apply it to a crime ...
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253 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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198 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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490 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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161 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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164 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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205 views

What is the origin of the “face behind a wall of equations” shot?

So, Hollywood really likes to make scientists and mathematicians write on Plexiglas (or mirrors, or windows, or other transparent or reflective surfaces). Presumably it's so they can get shots like ...
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48 views

What's the significance of Amelia's toothache/jaw pain?

I loved The Babadook. I watched it 2 weeks ago and I'm still trying to take it all in. What I can't seem to understand is, what's the significance of Amelia's toothache or jaw hurting? Did I miss ...
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147 views

Movie about a man searching for his kidnapped daughter for years

I'm looking for an english movie (not American, I think it's Britain) where a man was searching for his daughter for many years. The daughter was kidnapped while she was riding her bike. When he ...
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149 views

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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93 views

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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175 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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223 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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224 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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207 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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159 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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96 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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119 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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1answer
75 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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266 views

How does Murphy overcome the “Red Asset”?

During the raid of the OmniCorp Headquarters Rick Mattox is almost able to kill RoboCop, due to wearing a bracer tagged as a Red Asset (marking him as Do not engage). Luckily enough, Jack Lewis is ...
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173 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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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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122 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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235 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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279 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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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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Why does TV shows always make a full drink sound like an almost empty one?

In real life, when a person drinks any drink from a straw, you would only hear a noise when his/her drink is about to finish. I mean this noise: ...
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47 views

Name of recent UK movie about human remains identification

A recent UK film now showing in France was mentioned on (French) radio recently. The subject is apparently about the care taken (in the UK or some part thereof) by a person or persons to identify ...
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81 views

A husband, his wife and two children go to a castle (it's not a horror movie)

I don't exactly remember the story, it's somewhat like this-a pair with their children go to a castle and the woman gets trapped inside it. later it is revealed that she is an old princess and now the ...
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50 views

Horror movie about some ghost trying to abduct kids

So a couple of years back I remember watching a movie about a ghost or something (man without face) abducting kids, there were 2 places this happened at, during the same time-frame (i think). One part ...
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What is this christmas romance comedy movie?

In the beginning of the movie, a waitress is dumped by her boyfriend, whom she was supposed to take to Alaska (I think) to meet her parents. Since she doesn't want to look bad in front of her parents, ...
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53 views

In American Sniper (2014), why didn't the team kill al Zarqawi?

In American Sniper (2014), why didn't they kill al Zarqawi? The team killed Butcher but not al Zarqawi - they even declare themselves mission accomplished, but in this scene, officials announce the ...
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84 views

Villains aren't born they're made

I've just been writing an essay on the fact that some villains in books might not actually be true villains and vice versa. While researching I've come across this phrase several times "Villains ...
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39 views

What happened to the second Barry in Rogue Time?

At the end of Out Of Time, Barry has to run so fast that he accidentally jumps back in time by approximately one day, and becomes the doppleganger he had seen running alongside himself the day ...
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71 views

What is this old horror movie?

its about a bunch of people, 2 girls, a few boys (college age)and a married man and woman. they get stranded in the rain and have to go to a big mansion to stay. the hostess seduces one of the men and ...
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39 views

B&W 1950s scifi movie, energy force in a vault escapes

An energy force type of monster is imprisoned in a concrete or metal vault. We never actually see what it is, it’s just a very bright light. It’s kept alive (or restrained) by electricity. Something ...
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79 views

Movie watched on Hallmark Channel about female friends' reunion

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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160 views

Anime about Humans Fighting Aliens on Other 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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