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124 views

Props used in Hal Roach shorts

How did they make the cars fall apart, on cue, in those old comedy shorts from Hal Roach Studios? example: Blotto with Laurel and Hardy
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2answers
367 views

Differences in plot from the Japanese and American versions of Pokemon: The Movie

I was reading the IMDB page for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back and one of the bits of trivia states that "The Japanese version has an entirely different story. ". I know the Japanese version casts ...
2
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1answer
93 views

How did the police save the hostages in the bank in Inside Man?

How did the police save the hostages in the bank in Inside Man? I did not understand the movie.
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2answers
338 views

Why were the girls only attracted towards the Amortentia?

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, when Professor Slughorn were showing the studnets the love potion Amortentia, the girls were more affetced than the boys. But as per Hermione it should ...
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2answers
2k views

Bruce Wayne's device

So in that movie, when Bruce Wayne makes his public appearance at the charity ball, when he gets out of his car, cameras start flashing and he has something in his hands and he presses a button when ...
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4answers
3k views

Why does Bane's henchman sacrifice himself?

In the very beginning of the movie (the airplane scene,) when Bane is about to leave the plane with the nuclear scientist, the following dialogue takes place between Bane and one of his men: Bane: ...
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3answers
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Why did Severus Snape present himself as evil to Harry?

Professor Severus Snape was a very important character through out the Harry Potter series. He played very important roles in Harry's life as well as in Hogwarts fortune. His works were admirable and ...
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1answer
287 views

Were Ginny Weasely and Harry Potter in a relationship before Deathly Hallows part 2? [closed]

In Deathly Hallows part 2, we see them kissing proving they were in love and later they married. But in Harry Potter and Half Blood Prince, we see Harry trying to impress another girl in the hotel in ...
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2answers
156 views

How could Harry and his friends survive the fall without the charm?

We have seen several instances where Harry or in specila cases his frineds survive several falls by using the "Arrestro Momentum" spell like in Prisoner of Azkaban and Deathly Hallows 2. But in Order ...
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1answer
862 views

How did Frank Gallagher end up in Mexico?

At the end of the final episode of the second season of Shameless (S2E12), Estefania hits Frank on the head with a frying pan and the guys carry him to the backyard. Later, he is buried in snow. But ...
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1answer
219 views

Some apocalypse where every human turns into a dumb person

Once I watched a movie, not sure but probably in past 7 years, it was on national TV, so certainly it was not a new movie at that time. There were 2 brothers. One of them was super intelligent. He saw ...
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1answer
36k views

Why do TV series and films get removed from Netflix Streaming?

Netflix Streaming offers access to tons of TV shows and movies. The TV shows and films they have available are constantly changing though. Netflix trumpets new content deals every few months that ...
2
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1answer
256 views

French serial-killer film involving a ghost-writer

A ghost-writer meets a lady in a highway hotel who has a fight with her lover. Later he offers to drop her at home where she introduces this guy as her fiancé. During their journey, the radio talks of ...
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1answer
394 views

What was the red sky in V?

At the end of season one of V in the episode called Red Sky. The visitors release something into the atmosphere that turns the sky red across the entire planet. What was it that they released? What ...
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1answer
106k views

What language do the minions speak?

In Despicable Me; what language(s) do the minions speak? There is a bit of english, but seems like a combination of french with english?
7
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3answers
623 views

How does Batman know to rescue Selina Kyle outside the home of John Daggett?

In The Dark Knight Rises, Selina Kyle enters the home of John Daggett to confront his henchman for a copy of software she had been promised that would erase her name and criminal record from every ...
1
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1answer
587 views

Identify this music video where a boy helps a girl to chill out through altering a bus stop poster [closed]

I am trying to find an English Music video where a Girl arrives a bus stop and she uses her angry emotions to draw on a Bus stop poster to show sadism but a boy alters it to something good. As I ...
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1answer
174 views

Campers find a building and an elevator

Last year I've watched a trailer which starts like a classic horror movie; youth people go to a camp in a rural area and all the classic boring things happen. Then they find a building and an elevator ...
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1answer
699 views

How realistic is V The Serial?

The Serial is an Indian soap opera based on the real life of Indian TV Actors. But I want to know how much of the show is real? I mean are there any non celebrity character that is also played by the ...
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6answers
4k views

What is the reason for the many directors used in the Game of Thrones series?

A total of 9 directors have been used to direct the Game of Thrones TV series till date. I was left wondering as to why use so many directors for a single plot story! Wouldn't their individual styles ...
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3answers
21k views

Is Victor Creed from “X-men Origins: Wolverine” actually Sabretooth?

First of all, I have limited knowledge about X Men Comics and that too is from watching the movies. Is there any relation between the character of Victor Creed from X-Men Origins: Wolverine and ...
6
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1answer
3k views

Why did Homer, Moe and Wally cover their mouths when talking about the Super Bowl?

In the Simpsons episode Sunday Cruddy Sunday (S10E12), Homer, Wally and others head to the Super Bowl. When Homer asks Moe if he'd be interested in going to the Super Bowl he said he'd love to as his ...
2
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1answer
128 views

Why the rush to get to the general in Blackadder?

In Blackadder Goes Forth: General Hospital Blackadder reveals that Nurse Mary is the spy. She is lead away to be shot and then George reveals that he was really giving the information away by sending ...
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1answer
428 views

Old movie about two pilots and a cheating wife

Looking for an old movie about pilots. Maybe black and white. Can only remember that one pilot ends up in bed with the other pilot's wife while he is in the other room. One of them gets killed in a ...
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2answers
307 views

Why was Romeo + Juliet set in modern times?

Why was the Romeo + Juliet (1996) movie set in modern times?
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2answers
3k views

Did Noah and Allie commit suicide in the end?

At the end of the movie, we see Allie and Noah dead together holding each others hand. I think that Noah had been trying for a couple of times to let Allie remember everything permanently, but as he ...
4
votes
1answer
320 views

Where did the snow in Hogsmeade come from?

In Harry Potter and the Death Hallows (Part 2), when Harry, Hermione and Ron set off to Hogsmeade to find Aberforth - how can it be that there is snow clearly visible through the village but there is ...
4
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1answer
13k views

Did the soundtrack of Pitch Perfect cheat and use instruments?

Pitch perfect is a movie based on competitive acapella singing where the only sounds should come from the human voice. It is a great movie and a great soundtrack. But some critics (including Mark ...
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2answers
413 views

Why does Umbridge always wear pink dresses?

In Harry Potter and The Order of Phoenix, Dolores Umbridge always seems to be wearing pink color dresses. Is there any significance for this?
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1answer
11k views

Is Nebula 9 a real (or maybe inspired) show?

In Episode 6 of Season 5 of Castle ('Final Frontier'), there is a murder, wherein the body is placed inside a fake spaceship designed for the 'Nebula 9 Fan Experience'. I Googled Nebula 9 and all ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Is this the inspiration for the music used in Dredd?

In the Dredd film when they show the effects of the Slo-Mo drug. There is this dramatic sound track that represents the effects of the drug. I found a YouTube video of a very similar (if not the ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Why did the writers / producers of the West Wing spoil the final season in episode 1?

At the beginning of the 7th and last season of The West Wing, we are just coming into the general election between Santos and Vinick. Unfortunately, the first episode opens three years in the future ...
4
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1answer
187 views

How do they decide what/who gets nominated at the Oscars?

I watched Zero Dark Thirty last night and I have to say, I didn't expect the movie to be nominated as one of best pictures of 2012. Some of the flicks I was expecting were, The Hobbit Django ...
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1answer
229 views

What are the artistic reasons to shoot “Curb Your Enthusiasm” in a higher frame rate?

What are the artistic reasons to shoot "Curb Your Enthusiasm" in a higher frame rate? It gives me the impress I am watching an old show.
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1answer
951 views

Question about Walter and the cigarette in Season 4 of Breaking Bad

What was Walter's reason for changing the poison cigarette with a mild substance and making Jesse's girlfriend's kid get sick? I think it is about psychological manipulation over Jesse, but it is too ...
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6answers
2k views

Does Iron Man 3 have any other Avengers in it?

Are any of the other Avengers going to be in Iron Man 3? Or is he flying solo?
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3answers
661 views

In Social Network, why does Mark need the Phoenix club mailing list?

It seems as though when Mark released Face Smash, the site got 22,000 hits in a couple of hours. Now he said to Eduardo that he needed the Phoenix club mailing list because if he didn't get them to ...
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2answers
3k views

What are the reasons for different Worldwide release dates of a movie?

What are the major factors that lead to different release dates worldwide for a movie? Eg: Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained releases on 25th Dec, 2012 in the US, on 18th Jan, 2013 in UK and as ...
7
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2answers
930 views

“What's up doc?” - Is Bugs Bunny impersonating someone?

It turns out that Bugs Bunny was impersonating someone when he ate the carrot. Was he also impersonating a contemporary actor when he asked What's up doc? or is that a Bugs Bunny original?
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votes
1answer
112 views

Looking for a cookbook in a movie/show

I'm sorry but the information provided may be too vague, but I'm really interested in finding this. There was a show/movie(which had a sort of lifetime'esk feel to it), that featured a character ...
3
votes
1answer
143 views

King crown bearer — Peter Sellers movie?

There's a scene from a movie I saw many years ago that has stuck with me, but I don't know what the movie is. Scene setting: Dungeon or other locked area (treasury maybe?) in a castle. A man and ...
2
votes
1answer
534 views

What story is the music video Snuff trying to portray? [closed]

I absolutely love the song Snuff by Slipknot. They have a rather interesting music video for the song, but for the life of me I don't really understand what the "story" of the video is. Does anyone ...
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2answers
733 views

What is this device in Iron Man 2? [closed]

In Iron Man 2, there is a device on Pepper's desk in her office room. What is the name of this device? Is this device has a special name? (right of the flowers)
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votes
1answer
2k views

Who wrote the School of Rock blackboard?

Can someone give more information about School of Rock blackboard? Who wrote it? Is there any information pertaining to this?
5
votes
1answer
219 views

In Sex and the City how do the women actually make a living?

In the Sex and the City TV series and movies it seems that the four women spend all their time dating, shopping, meeting each other, or otherwise pursuing personal time. How do they actually earn ...
14
votes
3answers
4k views

What happened to Gandalf after his battle with the Balrog?

After Gandalf fights the Balrog in The Lord of the Rings, he is carried off by an eagle. There is a scene where he is lying down in a white room and only his head and shoulders are visible. The next ...
3
votes
1answer
130 views

Is the “season” meant to be the interval from September/October to May/June or is it not striclty defined like that?

Almost all TV series like Two and a half men, Smallville, The big bang theory, etc. start in Sep/Oct and end in May/Jun with some weeks/months off in between. Their episodes are thrown at you almost ...
3
votes
1answer
475 views

Why did Chandler Bing get into the advertisement field?

Chandler Bing was working with a firm and then he changes his job. Why did Chandler Bing gets into advertisement field in Friends?
14
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1answer
917 views

Was Bugs Bunny impersonating someone when he ate the carrot?

I've heard that when Bugs Bunny was first shown eating a carrot he was impersonating a popular movie of the time. People of that time got the "joke" and he just kept eating carrots. In time that ...
18
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5answers
5k views

Rookie Anderson's initial evaluation of Dredd

During the scene chief judge introduces Dredd to rookie Anderson, this conversation ensues. Chief judge: Rookie Anderson what can you tell me about the person I am with? Rookie: Male, another ...

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