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How far does Marlin travel to find Nemo?

Given that the movie "Finding Nemo" takes place in a world resembling our own (with locations like Sydney Australia). Where is the reef (Marlin and Nemo's home) located? And, given the landmarks ...
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113 views

What deal does Finch make with H.R. In “Person of Interest”?

In Season 1 Episode 19 of "Person of Interest", Elias kidnaps Carter's son, so Finch goes to Officer Simmons, who is part of H.R., a group of corrupt cops who are working with Elias at the time. The ...
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7answers
915 views

An American TV series about human-like aliens

I watched this TV series in the late 80s or maybe the early 90s, it was subbed in Arabic Most likely it was American and it was not animated, I believe its from the same era of Small Wonder. I don't ...
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9answers
14k views

Is it really as easy to knock someone out in real life as in the movies?

As a child I watched (with my father) a boxing match which lasted 12 rounds. At the end neither fighter resembled his previous pretty self, but nobody got knocked out either. I just watched Terra ...
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1answer
245 views

Why can Jack Sparrow die if he stole a crown from the island?

Jack Sparrow stole a crown from the isle de la muerta and isn't cursed because when they try to hang him Will has to save him? Why isn't he cursed if he stole that crown?
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273 views

70s or 80s anime movie with robot mammoth

I remember watching an anime movie in the 80s that had one particular scene towards the end where the main characters had to face a giant robotic mammoth. There was lots of snow and ice around, and ...
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1answer
92 views

Blind guy is fit with a machine that makes him see

I saw a movie back in the 80's about a blind guy who experiments with a sort of new scientific machine/sunglasses/viewer that allows him to see outlines of people. In the beginning of the movie he ...
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2answers
403 views

Contradictions in Star Wars about advocating pacifism?

After reading "Dharma of Star Wars", this article and "Star Wars and Philosophy: More Powerful Than you can Possibly imagine", the books mention that there's a lot of Zen Buddhism in Star Wars. For ...
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1answer
851 views

Rachel-Ross “Europe Story” Doubt

Friends : The One With the Videotape (Season 08 Episode 04) Ross and Rachel were fighting over who came on to whom when they had sex. Later it was proved that Rachel came on to him. But my doubt is ...
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441 views

Help me remember a 70s/80s/90s movie where every one double crosses each other as the plot ends

Help me remember a 70s/80s/90s movie where everyone double crosses each other as the plot ends. I'll try to post more info as I try and remember it. I can vaguely remember as the movie progresses ...
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0answers
562 views

What edition of Underworld has Rhona Mitra retconned into it?

While watching Underworld on Netflix, I noticed that in flashbacks the original blonde Sonja (Jazmin Dammak) had been replaced by the brunette version from Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (Rhona ...
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586 views

What was Saruman's motivation in the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

I have seen all three Hobbit movies and Saruman was a good friend of Gandalf and he even helped him when the Orcs had caught him. I have just seen The Lord of the Rings Part one few days back ...
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1answer
286 views

Kung fu movie which ends by alien pierced on a pole and his blood is liquid metal?

I just remembered I saw a king-fu/martial arts movie when I was a kid (now I am 29) where the hero searches to uncover some secret and ends up accidentaly killing an alien, who looks like a human when ...
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4answers
736 views

Reason and timing of specific characters death in s05e10?

At the end of season 5, Mother's Mercy. Jon Snow is killed by a group of Night's Watch "rebels" or group of Night's Watch that didn't agree with Snow's decision of bringing Wildlings in the Black ...
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2answers
406 views

Joey and Phoebe's 'Deal with Santa' Explanation

In Friends Season 5 Episode 4 (The One Where Phoebe hates PBS): In one scene Joey says to Phoebe "And you know the Deal with Santa, right?" After some time the following conversation happens between ...
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1answer
272 views

Which song is playing on the radio in Wild (2014)?

During the first 15 minutes of the 2014 movie Wild, Cheryl sets off from her motel and takes lift in a man's truck whose son is sitting in the front seat with him. In that scene the man turns on the ...
6
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1answer
386 views

Breaking Bad Confusion

In the Breaking Bad episode where Walt plants the bomb on Gus's car, Gus stops dead in his tracks. After rewatching I noticed that Walter goes home and calls for his neighbor to go inside and check ...
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0answers
114 views

Who composed the soundtrack to My Girlfriend is a Gumiho?

My Girlfriend is a Gumiho is a Korean TV series that had a very versatile soundtrack. There was a number of insert songs and a number of songs from various movies (for example theme song from A Better ...
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1answer
556 views

What are the real world analogues to the religions from Game of Thrones?

There are various religions in the Game of Thrones universe such as Faith of the Seven, Many-Faced God, Lord of Light etc; some seem to be based on real world ones and I read somewhere that the Faith ...
2
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2answers
918 views

What happens to Omar Sy's character “Barry”?

Of all of the loose ends left by Jurassic World, the biggest question I am left with is what happens to Barry? One of the raptors is trying to get him while he takes cover in a log, and Chris Pratt's ...
14
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2answers
78k views

Why did Arya Stark lose her vision?

In the Game of Thrones Season 5 Finale Arya Stark becomes blind, because she killed a man who was not hers to kill. But I am not convinced that that is exactly the reason for her blindness. Can anyone ...
2
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1answer
239 views

Fist coming out of a guy's mouth

A friend was telling me about a scene in a movie where a guy gets punched in the stomach and the fist comes out of the guy's mouth. He claims this movie is from the 80's and it was likely a martial ...
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1answer
209 views

Why is gravity in computer-animated movies sometimes WAY too strong?

I'm a big fan of the Pixar movie The Incredibles. I especially love the animation. However, there's one point I've been wondering about: the strength of gravity. In at least two sequences, people ...
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2answers
123 views

Is HBO's Generation Kill a musical?

Is Generation Kill a musical? I know, I know first answer to come to mind is no, but they are telling the story of a real event and place, and frequently the characters break into song. If I'm wrong ...
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8answers
11k views

Why were they supposed to shoot the puppy?

In the final test in Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eggsy was given a gun and asked to shoot the puppy he had been training. Eggsy fails the test because he chooses not to shoot the puppy. Later on, ...
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1answer
130 views

What does the maid mumble?

In the Cary Grant/Deborah Kerr version of An Affair to Remember, what does Gladys the maid mumble angrily as Deborah Kerr's boyfriend Ken enters the apartment?
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1answer
351 views

Are All Members of House Targaryen Impervious to Flames?

In Game of Thrones we see that Daenarys can't be burned by flames, would this ability have extended to the rest of the members of House Targaryen? The reason I ask is that, during the episode where ...
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2answers
4k views

What happened to the dinosaurs from Jurassic Park?

I went to Jurassic World last night and it left me with a question. Jurassic world is on the same island (from the looks of it) as Jurassic Park so where did those other dinosaurs from the previous ...
4
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2answers
642 views

What does Oliver's joke in S01E14 about being trapped on an island with his only friend named Wilson mean?

In Arrow episode S01E14 Oliver makes a joke that he was trapped on an island and his only friend was named Wilson. What does this joke mean? People say that it is related to the Tom Hanks movie "Cast ...
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1answer
107 views

Has Gomez' goatee something to do with Walter in season 4?

In season 4 of Breaking Bad Gomez has grown a goatee. Is there some sort of link to Walter or something? It is after all his "trademark". So I thought they wouldn't just give anybody one, or am I just ...
4
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2answers
874 views

Was Theon always loyal to Sansa?

In the season finale of Game of Thrones Season 5, Sansa lights a candle in Broken Tower. Later when Sansa is threatened by Myranda Theon kills Myranda and rescues her. Earlier on in the season an old ...
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2answers
3k views

How did Romilly survive 23 years on the Endurance?

It is stated in Interstellar that each one hour spent on Miller's Planet equals seven years earth time. Cooper and his colleagues spend some time on the planet, and by the time they return, Romilly ...
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Why didn't T-Rex and Velociraptor attack each other?

In Jurassic World, after defeating the Indominus Rex, the T-Rex and Velociraptor exchange a glance and then leave different ways. Was that really a natural behavior?
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523 views

Who could be the Azor Ahai? [closed]

During the seasons of Game of Thrones we have heard Melisandre talking about Azor Ahai Reborn, a hero fighting against the Others (White Walkers), we will not find out who this character actually is, ...
3
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2answers
279 views

How did Batman end up in Alfred's car

In the movie Batman Begins, Batman goes into the Narrows to check where the drugs are going. He gets into a fight with Dr.Crane dressed with scarecrow mask and Batman is given the hallucinogenic spray ...
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Why did Ultron want a flesh body?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, the titular robot compels a Korean scientist to make him a body into which he plans to transfer his consciousness. Why? Such a body would seem to make him vulnerable to the ...
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71 views

Is a certain important element lost between Open Your Eyes and its remake Vanilla Sky?

In Open Your Eyes I had a very strong sense that the crazy one night stand never existed. The only time there is any interaction with her is when the protagonist tries to point her out at the party, ...
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0answers
44 views

Why does Walter White wear the hat everytime when he acts like Heisenberg? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad, why does Walter White wear the hat everytime when he acts like Heisenberg? Does it symbolize his attitude or something else?
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1answer
378 views

Everything about a very disturbing movie Martyrs (2008)

After watching Martyrs (2008), I kept on thinking about the motive or the message behind that movie. My question is, why was the skin peeled off the entire body of that girl, and what did she tell to ...
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1answer
137 views

End of The Matrix Revolutions

In the third part of the Matrix trilogy, what was happening to Neo? Why does he get connected to the machines (all that piercing in head and spine), when he was blind. Did Neo know what he was doing? ...
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Ending of I Am Legend (2007)

The version of I Am Legend which I watched ended with Will Smith alive, but my friend claims that he had watched the same movie, in which he was killed by the zombies. I have gone through a similar ...
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0answers
102 views

Is there a deeper relation between Abraham's tale of sacrifice and The Hunted?

William Friedkin's The Hunted is introduced by a quote spoken by Johnny Cash, in which he gives an interesting rendition of the classic Judeo-Christian tale of Abraham's sacrifice: God said to ...
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0answers
285 views

What is the explanation to the ending of the Japanese movie Suicide Club?

Who are the group of children in the ending of the movie Suicide Club? Whose children are they and why are they trying to teach everyone the lesson of being connected to themselves as they are to ...
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2answers
4k views

Did John Doe manage to complete his 'masterpiece' in Se7en?

I recently watched David Fincher's 'Se7en' for a second time. I was thinking about the ending and I am kinda confused. So clearly John Doe (Kevin Spacey) has a plan of killing seven different people ...
3
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3answers
385 views

How do movie makers get people to watch a movie many times?

I notice that some movies are so densely packed with nuanced layers that you have to watch them a few times before you really start to see everything. Some people watch some movies 10+ times. But ...
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2answers
2k views

Why don't the Indominus Rex and the T-Rex communicate?

In one of the scenes of Jurassic World it's seen that the Indominus Rex communicates with the raptors because it's half raptor as well. But later, when the T-rex comes into play, they don't ...
3
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1answer
332 views

Why do people never turn off the car headlights when they stop the engine?

In several movies, I keep noticing a trope: whenever someone is in a car at night, with a running engine, and headlights are on, they will keep the lights on, not only after the stop the engine, but ...
3
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1answer
222 views

Was the superstition in Vikings historically accurate?

In season 1 of Vikings, most of the content was filled with superstitions and prayers. It seemed as if everything was linked with gods and omens, which seemed unusual to me. I am trying to ask, were ...
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1answer
71 views

The Khan says “You men of God retreat, this boy advances…”

When we were introduced to Marco Polo, lord Kublai was quick to insult the Polos in front of his court when they failed to bring priests, but praised Marco. How did Marco advance and meet the Khans ...
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1answer
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The Khan's impression of Marco's description of his desert

During the TV-show Marco Polo, when the Khan asks for the Polo's description of his desert, they gave a bland and stunted account, describing it as a "sea of death" and finding not a bird in sight. It ...

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