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How did Napoleon Wilson come to his name?

As a big fan of John Carpenter's classic of urban terror Assault on Precinct 13 I always wondered (together with the rest of the characters) why Napoleon Wilson is called that way. It is made clear ...
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2answers
475 views

Two inept agents with an accent listen to classical music while driving

I recall watching a movie that would have been made in the 80's or 90's that involved two male agents who wore black suits, had a foreign accent, and were operating in the United States. The pair were ...
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2answers
204 views

Time travel movie with a spinning time machine

I've been looking for a long time for the name of a (probably) made-for-TV movie involving a time travel machine that spun like a small carousel, with a teenage boy and girl sitting on it. After ...
3
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2answers
179 views

Why aren't all the werewolves turning at the same time?

In the Vampire Diaries S02E21, The Sun Also Rises, when Klaus's main werewolf turns, why doesn't Kyle himself and his backup werewolf also turn at the same time?
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2answers
138 views

What was the point of eating and drinking?

In Oculus (2013), Kaylie sets up a few alarms for her and her brother to perform various tasks. One of them is to eat and another is to hydrate (drink water). They were ~60 minute alarms. I didn't ...
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2answers
274 views

Sci-fi movie with near-death experience and a… plant chair?

I saw a few minutes of a movie (or hey, it could have been a series) back in the 90s on late night television and I'm suddenly curious as to what it was. It was a long time ago so I might have flubbed ...
2
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1answer
583 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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1answer
103 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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1answer
167 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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1answer
93 views

What was Oldman spinning around in?

In The Best Offer, Virgil Oldman is finally shown tied to a device and spinning around. This is presumably occurring in the loony-bin. What is this device? Does this event actually occur or does it ...
2
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1answer
507 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 ...
2
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1answer
395 views

What happens at the end of “How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)”

I don't really get the ending of "How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)". To be honest, all of it is very complicated. But I think I understand most of the film. What I don't ...
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1answer
54 views

Science Fiction film with computer chip implants used to control people's body's natural functions

I'm remembering this movie where there's a teenage kid, and he finds out that his parent (I think mom) works for this secret lab where they're making really high-tech stuff. There's one thing they're ...
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1answer
98 views

What happens if you call 0118 999 881 999 119 7253?

An old IT Crowd episode included a parody of the new directory inquiries services. ...
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1answer
59 views

Swastika in Flashbacks (Manhattan)

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 ...
1
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1answer
92 views

How was Optimus able to fly?

At the end of Transformers: Age of Extinction, Optimus flies off with the seed to seek out the Creators. The question is, where did he get the ability to fly?
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1answer
78 views

I thought they would be trivial to bat away, like flies

Can anyone identify? Old US western-like film made in '60s or '70s. Likely period is during or after US Civil War. Main characters are a pseudo-outlaw team or gang (ala Three Musketeers). Part of ...
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1answer
99 views

Looking for a film about an everlasting pie

I vaguely remember as a kid watching a film about a pie that never ran out, that you could keep eating. It had arms and legs and talked, and could change into any flavour. There was a group of "bad ...
1
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1answer
47 views

How long have they been dead?

In the 2001 film 'The Others,' how long have Grace and the children been dead? Anne mentions to Mrs. Mills that the servants left and then "Mummy went mad," and Grace mentions that the servants left ...
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1answer
86 views

What is the symbolism behind the colour change of characters while thinking?

In Death Note, people's eye and hair colour change when they are shown talking to themselves or thinking. Light changes to red colour, L to blue shade, Matsuda to yellow and Misa with lighter blue ...
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1answer
425 views

Why is Libby calling her husband “Daddy”?

In the 2013 TV show "Masters of Sex", Libby Masters calls her husband William "Daddy". Apparently she uses this as a term of endearment. To be honest, I am a little creeped out by this. Does she have ...
1
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1answer
155 views

Man buys a book on how to find ghosts

This is a movie I watched quite some time ago and I can't remember the title of it. I can only remember some scenes from it. (I'm not sure if everything here is accurate though). It's an Asian horror ...
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1answer
87 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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1answer
287 views

Questions after watching X-Men days of future past

I have some questions about X-Men: Days of Future Past: Does Wolverine still have his Adamantiam claws at the end of the movie? Since the future has been rewritten will there be movies to fill us in ...
1
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1answer
140 views

European movie were camera is just focussed on a doorway in a house/apartment

Can anyone identify a European/arthouse film where the camera is just left on a table focussing on a doorway in a house/apartment and chronicles "a day in the life" e.g couple argue, couple make love ...
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1answer
2k 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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1answer
689 views

Name of woman in Wendy's commercial

All right, I swore I'd never have to do this, but this one is driving me crazy. There is a lady in the new Wendy's tuscan ciabatta commercial that I cannot place. In this youtube spot she enters at ...
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1answer
114 views

Identify movie, possibly short film

It was set on a platform of sorts on a completely still ocean. The platform was submerged so that the ocean was completely level with the walls surrounding it, but the floor was dry. There was a tower ...
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1answer
186 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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1answer
170 views

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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1answer
26 views

Girl and her uncle find a killer in an abandoned house

I watched a movie about a girl who moves in with her uncle and goes for a jog and sees someone in an abandoned house, soon after she explores it to find a killer inside!
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1answer
16 views

Horror movie involving scary photos hidden under the floorboars in an old abandoned house

Could you please identify the following horror movie: I can't remember the exact beginning, but a group of young friends staying in an old abandoned house break the floorboards and discover an old ...
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1answer
1k views

Who's singing yellow at the end of “the judge”?

I recognize the ending song of The Judge is "yellow" from Coldplay. But apparently it is a covered version. Who is the singer?
0
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1answer
42 views

Why did the mummy target the sick?

In the Doctor Who episode Mummy on the Orient Express it's quickly established that the weakest passengers are being picked off first. The Doctor uses this to his advantage to guess who is going to be ...
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1answer
78 views

A movie about trapped people where they can only be back by being good

I'm looking for a movie about people trapped in a parallel world. They can only get back into the real world by being good. Killing yourself is not an option because you will be resurrected again. I ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Horror movie from the 80's with vampire-like children marrying each other

I watched this in my childhood. In the 80s there was a film in which there is a town and there are children who marry each other. It was a horror film and if I clearly remember the children are ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Who is the third person in the opening scene of “Dallas Buyers Club”?

The opening scene of "Dallas Buyers Club" shows Rod Woodruff having sex with a woman who we later learn has a lot of needle marks in her arm. There appears to be a third person in this scene and it's ...
0
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1answer
113 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
102 views

What was suppose to be happening with the horsemen and the merry-go-round shown in the end?

In Movie 'Now you see me', What was suppose to be happening with all so called Horsemen? What is that carousel mean to be? Is that a reference to something or have a meaning, or was it just implying ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Why didn't Martin have to go to jail?

At the last episode of season 1 of The Bridge, Martin shoots the innocent girl on live-tv. He had to because he wanted to know more about his son, if he was still alive or not. But this is still ...
0
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1answer
129 views

A movie about a girl who may have been a Girl Scout

This movie was in the 80s or 90s. One scene involves a black girl who looks homeless, where the main protagonist is a man. When the man comes up the girl is frightened tries to pull out a Swiss army ...
0
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1answer
317 views

Movie about a sister's revenge

There's a movie I have been looking for. I saw it many years ago and I can't remember the name and it's driving me crazy. Its about a woman that seeks revenge on the man who dated her sister and ...
0
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1answer
83 views

What was the relationship between Sutton and Mrs. Harshaw?

In The Hot Spot, What was the relationship between the blackmailer Frank Sutton and Mrs. Dolly Harshaw? Was he blackmailing her or was it the other way around?
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1answer
77 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
107 views

Who is this actress from the 1992 movie Class Act? (far left in photo)

Who is this actress from the 1992 movie Class Act? (far left in photo)
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1answer
161 views

Romantic Comedy about a platonic relationship gone wrong from the 90s or late 80s

I can't remember the name of that movie. Story goes something like this: The two protagonists (female & male) both over 30, maybe 40, engage in a platonic relationship which, as the movie ...
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1answer
52 views

Bad Santa music question

Does any of you know the music title that appears in the background of the unrated version of Bad Santa, where Willie Soke burglars the house at the beginning of the movie. He eats there a chicken and ...
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1answer
40 views

Two families in the woods, creepy children

I am searching for a movie I've seen a long time ago. There was something about a two families, going on a weekend or vacation in a house deep in the woods. After a day or two the vacation starts to ...
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1answer
52 views

Reality TV conspiracy show name?

I saw this show on Hulu. Basically the opening talked about how this locker full of evidence had been abandoned for years it was like a secret in the basement of some house and some of the stuff was ...
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1answer
153 views

Title of an anthology movie

I'm looking for the title of a movie and was hoping you could help. I think it is a relatively recent film -- of independent/low budget flavor. I think it falls under the category of anthology film. ...

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