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76 views

Humans have latent vampire abilities?

In Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn - Part 2, after Bella is turned into a vampire, it's discovered she is a "shield", able to nullify other vampires' abilities. Edward realises that this is why he ...
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423 views

Sherlock Villain, Moriarty Hero?

In Reichenbach Fall, during the scene where Moriarty visits 221 B, he and Sherlock are wearing the iconic colors of heros and villains. The interesting spin on this is that Sherlock is wearing a jet ...
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4answers
1k views

How to identify a movie from a screen shot?

Movie identification questions with only a screen shot are not considered high quality questions, but they are indeed questions. I would like to know what steps can be taken to identify a movie from ...
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4answers
946 views

Why do films have more cuts than they did 20 years ago?

The "20 years" is an arbitrary figure but I have noticed that films tend to have way more cuts than they did in earlier days of film making. Sometimes there will be a conversation in the room and ...
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1answer
48 views

What is the object Porter hands to Carter?

Porter manages to beat up Carter's bodyguards. Shortly, he hands over some cigar-shaped object to Carter. What is it? What is its significance?
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1answer
159 views

Presidential Candidate reality TV show pitch?

I remember hearing about a TV show being considered that was going to try to generate enough popular interest and support for a regular citizen candidate to allow the person to legally enter the US ...
2
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1answer
513 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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1answer
442 views

How was Eric Brown allowed to act in the movie “Private Lessons”(1981)?

Eric Brown was only fifteen years of age when he acted in the erotic film "Private Lessons"(1981). How was he allowed to act in that film when he was only 15? What was the opinion of Eric Brown's ...
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1answer
529 views

Why was Christopher Eccleston the doctor for only one season?

When Dr. Who was started back up, they cast Christopher Eccleston as the doctor. However, he was only kept for one season. I quite like him as an actor and thought he did a good job. Why was he the ...
3
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1answer
304 views

Why do cable and TV have watermarks on their programming?

When I first got Cable TV I noted that most programs had an intrusive logo on the top or bottom corners that distract from the movie watching. In time I canceled my subscription as I didn't see why I ...
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0answers
476 views

What 70s/80s sci-fi movie took place on a space station where the oxygen is running out? [closed]

Need to identify a sci-fi movie from the 70s/80s. It involved a woman on a space station of some sort who was slowly dying due to lack of oxygen. She has a photo of her kids on her desk when she ...
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1answer
2k views

Scary movie about spiders

I saw a scary movie about spiders about 10 years ago, and I came across this image which I am sure is from the movie. Can anyone identify the movie?
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126 views

Name of movie where a red ballon is the star

I saw most of this movie back in the early 90's at school. No idea how old it was back then. Doubt it was a blockbuster movie. Possibly foreign. The movie was about a red balloon that seemed to be ...
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1answer
187 views

What is the name of the movie with two scuba divers that are abandoned at sea?

Two scuba divers go out on a boat with other divers. When the come back up the boat is gone. The rest of the movie follows the two of them as they try to survive in the ocean all by themselves.
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1answer
686 views

Identify horror movie taking place in a psychiatric hospital

I tried googling this movie but couldn't find it out. I saw it originally around 2007 if I recall correctly, it's a horror movie taking place in a psychiatric hospital. The plot starts when a new ...
4
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2answers
498 views

Is it a real database or a directors' fantasy in “criminal minds”?

Kinda childish question... but I'm pretty interested in what daabase is used in the FBI TV drama Criminal Minds? They use query language with tabs to form a request that looks something like this: ...
2
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1answer
72 views

Were the 5 men indicted for murder?

I recently saw, 30+ years after my first viewing, the 1968 Truffaut classic La mariée était en noir, starring Jeanne Moreau as the avenging bride Julie Kohler. There's something in the plot that I ...
3
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1answer
515 views

Why could nobody understand what the Hath where saying?

In season 4, episode 6 - "The Doctors' Daughter" - there is a war going on between the Hath and Humans, and Martha ends up in the base of the Hath. Normally the Tardis would translate the language in ...
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1answer
184 views

Can anyone identify this Bollywood movie circa 1980s? [closed]

Does anybody know the name of the Bollywood movie in this Youtube clip?
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8answers
308k views

What happened to the bodies in American Psycho?

Towards the end of the movie, we see Patrick Bateman in an apartment full of dead bodies. He ends up confessing what he's done to his lawyer. Later he goes back to the apartment, only to find the ...
4
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2answers
458 views

An anime tv show from the early 90's, that I can't seem to identify or find anywhere

Back in the early 90's, I used to wake up really early in the morning to watch this anime tv show that was only on at that time for me. It was essentially an anime version of Power Rangers. A group ...
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2answers
2k views

Why did Polar Express make me feel queasy?

I enjoy most animations but the film Polar Express just made me so uncomfortable that I couldn't get past the first 10 minutes. It's just plain creepy. I have no issues with Shrek, Toy Story, Robots ...
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3answers
2k views

Is this quote originally from The Dark Knight?

You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Now I'm fairly certain I've been saying that line for at least ten years, don't know where I heard it, but now ...
4
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1answer
120 views

Trying to remember a movie about North African freedom fighters battling a European power

I watched it as a young kid so it had to be an early or mid 80's movie. World War I era. North Africans fighting for freedom from a European power. An older man leads the North Africans and I think he ...
6
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2answers
253 views

How did The Doctor revert his aging?

In the third season finale of the revamped Dr. Who, The Doctor gets aged about 900 years into a small little creature of a Time Lord. However, Martha is able to help him counteract this process by ...
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3answers
309 views

How did Rose make Jack immortal?

In the finale of the first season of the revamped Dr. Who, we see Rose absorb the Time Vortex of the TARDIS and uses this power to not only evaporate the Daleks, but revive Jack. Due to this process, ...
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1answer
434 views

Why do movie coroners eat while they do an autopsy?

I have seen this in movies and in TV. They are either already eating, un wrapping their lunch or offering food to the cop that wants info on the body. I would have though food within range of a dead ...
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2answers
7k views

How much of Star Wars did George Lucas actually write?

I got into a semi-argument with a friend recently regarding how much credit to give George Lucas for Star Wars. She was commenting how he's an awful director and that's why the new Star Wars trilogy ...
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1answer
191 views

What movie had the quote, “It's not that I Hate my father, I just feel better when he's not around”?

I am trying to remember/find the movie that had the quote that went something like this: It's not that I hate my father, it's just that I feel better when he's not around. I must have the quote ...
3
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1answer
4k views

Movie with a mutant shark?

I watched (a long time ago ... ) a movie, happening in an island, with a mutant shark (maybe a dolphin?), which in the movie's climax is able to walk. I think that in the end of the movie the shark ...
9
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4answers
911 views

Is a helicopter used to shoot such scenes?

Often in movies we see moving vehicles from above. Personally, I think they are shot using helicopters. But if so, why can't we hear the noise of the helicopter? It can't be a balloon, can it? Because ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

How did Tracy win the gun battle with her android duplicate?

Near the end of the 1976 film Futureworld Tracy Ballard, the female reporter, is in a stand-off with her android double, each holding a gun. The android was made as an exact duplicate, and they ...
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1answer
327 views

Nervous guy with nosebleed + pregnant woman using the guy's sperm

I remember seeing a movie in the years between 2005-2009. It was not a Hollywood movie. I think it was French, about a woman who wants to get pregnant and a guy who tries to rob a sperm bank but in ...
3
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1answer
93 views

Can SciFi gadget be considered prior art?

Patents are received when there is no prior art. That is, you cannot patent things that are already in the public domain. So, take the iPad, I'd swear that Star Trek Next Generation uses iPads. Its ...
2
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1answer
191 views

Trying to find a movie about a crazy kid hunting down killer mobsters

I just saw a couple of snippets of this movie a couple of years ago but it seemed interesting. A little like 'Home Alone' but with a mean streak. This expressionless faced teen was actually trying to ...
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1answer
97 views

Is there any rules regarding the usage of medical condition in movies?

In some movies sometimes medical conditions are shown inaccurately for an example in Ghajini (2008 film) anterograde amnesia is shown wrongly. The main protagonist has anterograde amnesia, but he ...
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2answers
4k views

What is the significance of the “Remember Sammy Jenkins” tattoo?

Why did Leonard Shelby have a "Remember Sammy Jenkins" tattoo? Why did he need this tattoo? Leonard has anterograde amnesia, that means he can have his past memories before the accident but not new ...
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1answer
195 views

Trying to find a movie from the '80s about warriors put on an island to fight for their country instead of war

As I remember of the story line, each country would send their champion to jungle island to fight it out in a 'winner take all' battle with other country's champions instead of their respective ...
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2answers
238 views

Should the Trebles have been “cut off”?

Watching Pitch Perfect again, and through the riff-off, and it seems like the Trebles broke the rule of "stealing the song by picking off a word that they are singing and making it your first word." ...
2
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1answer
100 views

Explanation for why Jon Kramer says he is responsible for Jeff's kid's death

In Saw 3, during the end and the parallell Saw 4 movie, Jon told Jeff that the reason he could kill him was because he (Jon Kramer or Jigsaw) was the one responsible for his child's death. Is he ...
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3answers
437 views

What movie has the quote “Too much talking, not enough fighting!”

I remember the saying as per title and it was very funny when I heard it. It was said in a "Mexican" style accent and I'm positive it was a comedy. It's been bugging me for a while now and hope ...
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2answers
5k views

Why do they always close the eyelids of dead people?

You have seen it hundreds of times in movies. Someone dies and the doctor, priest, cop or someone else, moves their hands over the dead person's eyes and the eyes magically close. It's as if the eyes ...
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2answers
5k views

The Usual Suspects - Truth in Verbal Kint's Story

Verbal Kint (aka Keyser Soze?!) narrates 'the story' of what happened after their police lineup, few weeks back, that ultimately leads up to the finale at the ship. How far is the story told by Kint ...
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1answer
245 views

Name of the Paladins' weapons?

In the 2008 film, Jumper, the Paladins use an electrified cable weapon to incapacitate jumpers, was this weapon ever given a name?
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2answers
116 views

Do the powers in Heroes manifest only once a generation?

I just started watching Season 2. Claire and Takedo Kensei can both heal. West and Nathan Petrelli can both fly. So does a power manifest only once within a generation?
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3answers
309 views

Help me find an old childrens VHS

I watched this VHS when I was about 9 (I'm 25 now) - but I know it was from much much further back as it was grainy looking and I think black and white.. It was a british programme, a group of ...
9
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3answers
10k views

Will The Hobbit be released to video with the High Frame Rate?

Will there be any version of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey that you can watch at home at 48 or 50 frames or fields per second? It would be easy to do. When a standard 24 FPS movie is converted ...
2
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1answer
388 views

People get drunk on and forced to drink blood

This is a horror movie that I can't remember the title of. All I can remember is that the action happens in a castle or mansion. The people of this place get seemingly drunk on blood for some reason. ...
4
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1answer
340 views

Where did the Tribble noises come from?

Star Trek's Tribbles are known for two distinctive sounds they make: a soothing coo/purr noise when they're petted, and a harsh, grinding shriek to express their dislike of Klingons. Have the cast or ...
2
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1answer
102 views

What exactly was Cook's plan and from whom did he get the money?

In the movie Drive, how did Cook plan to double cross the driver? And why didn't the pawn shop owner admit anything was stolen? And how did driver come to know from the news clip that he was setup?

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