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How did Sherlock know specific personal information about John Watson when meeting him for the first time?

How did Sherlock know all the specific personal information about John Watson in first episode of Sherlock? They don't meet before but there is a conversation quote between them: Dr John Watson: ...
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1answer
141 views

Help me identify this movie man mutates into tree man

This is a movie about a man who creates a potion and then, he drinks it and his body changes/mutates and becomes a man tree or tree man (half tree, half man). And someone cuts his arm in a fight, and ...
2
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1answer
87 views

Helium balloons at party gives criminal away

I'm looking for the name of a movie with the following plot ingredients: a criminal (murderer?) is almost getting away with his/her (not sure) crime somehow, a bunch of helium balloons (kites?) at a ...
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2answers
207 views

Couple captured by aliens, man slowly becomes a cyborg?

I don't know when the film was made but it was on TV in the 90's (I was really young then). This memory has been bugging me a few months now and I would like to find out what the movie was called and ...
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1answer
76 views

Movie horror with demonic/satanic cat

Some years ago I read on the net a review of this movie. Of course title forgotten. A girl who is on holiday with her friends on a boat finds a little cat. The cat is nice and she take it on the boat....
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3answers
547 views

Why does The Force Awakens not use the Episode notation?

I noticed that the newest film in the Star Wars series is officially titled Star Wars: The Force Awakens, while all the previous films followed the format of Star Wars: Episode <N> - <...
3
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1answer
2k views

What can someone use to give them 'Godfather cheeks'?

You know the story. Someone tells you the great news that they're expecting, and the even better news that they want you to be the Godfather. Your natural response is to look the part. But how? ...
4
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2answers
410 views

Was Hanzee at the Motor Motel before the police cavalcade arrived?

In Fargo, Season 2, Episode 9, "The Castle", the police decide to maintain Ed Blumquist's meeting with Mike Milligan at the Motor Motel. This is after Hanzee Dent has already absconded with a car and ...
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1answer
269 views

How does Han communicate with Chewbacca?

Ever since the character was introduced I struggled to understand how Chewbacca communicates with everyone. His grunts sound more or less the same every time but somehow everyone seems to "know" what ...
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2answers
1k views

Need name of a classic Sci Fi episode, involving a soldier frozen in time saving a woman?

I'm looking for the name of a tv episode about a soldier who somehow is the only one that is NOT frozen in time. He has a dilemma of saving everyone (I think) or saving his wife, who will have a car ...
2
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1answer
306 views

What is the story behind the 'wall girl' in the movie “Deep Dark”?

In the movie Deep Dark, the main character, an actor talks to a girl who helps him in his artwork. The girl is behind the wall and passes things to the actor. What is the story behind the girl in the ...
2
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1answer
28 views

On Christmas holidays mother gets to the hospital for addicts, and her children celebrate holidays with another woman and fall in love with her

I am looking for a movie i watched in childhood, so i guess it was filmed before 2000. The action takes place on Christmas Day (or on New Year Day). Addict woman has children, but she has to go to ...
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1answer
120 views

Why was the Refinery in the Planet Jupiter, specifically?

Jupiter Ascending revolves around a royal family business/corporation/empire. Abrasax Industries, produces: This is done at the Jupiter Refinery, which is buried in the center of the Giant Red Spot ...
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2answers
504 views

How did Darth Vader learn Luke was his son?

Was Darth Vader told by someone in the Empire's army or did Darth Vader learn some other way that Luke Skywalker is his son?
9
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1answer
499 views

How can Maz have Luke's lightsaber in Star Wars VII?

In Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back we see Darth Vader cut Luke's right hand that is holding the lightsaber, and both fall down in the abyss. In fact, in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi the ...
3
votes
1answer
74 views

Where did the 2nd Ooze canister come from?

In Ninja Turtles 2 (1991), we see the foot capture the TGRI professor as he is processing the last canister of Ooze. Shredder forces the professor to use the Ooze to create Tokka and Rahzar, but ...
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0answers
84 views

Does the assignment in Saving Private Ryan come impossibly fast?

On D-day, the body of Ryan's brother is shown on the beach. That death is reported to Washington, noticed by typists, taken to the brass, who decides on the rescue mission, which is assigned (on D-...
4
votes
1answer
168 views

TV-Series with outer-space girl being able to turn into flying sphere of light

This series was aired on a kids channel (can't remember which) when I was younger. I think it is from the US and probably 1990s. It was about a brown or black haired teenage girl who came from outer-...
3
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0answers
42 views

Edward Baines in a coma, seals and sailing?

In The Cell (2000), what is the connection between Edward Baines being in a coma, the seals being killed on the beach as mentioned in the newspaper article, and sailing the boat?
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0answers
23 views

A civilian for two weeks?

At the end of The Cell (2000), Peter Novak is no longer an agent. At least not for two weeks. He is still allowed to investigate and such, however, as he's at Carl's house. What happened? Catherine ...
7
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2answers
185 views

Is Peggy really to blame for all those dead people?

The second season of the excellent FX series Fargo aired it's season finale last night. In a series packed with great characterizations and plot twists, there was one I was disappointed with. In the ...
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vote
1answer
94 views

Why would Phoebe have been so intrigued with the wrestler's costumes?

From Friends: The One With The Ultimate Fighting Champion Monica: He [Pete] wanted to tell me he’s gonna compete is some ultimate fighting competition thingy ... it's like wrestling ... ... ...
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0answers
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How did Frank figure out Jim was a spy?

In the season 2 finale of Manhattan Paul tells Frank to call Jim's mother to prove to Frank that Jim is a spy. How does did this prove that Jim is the spy? I'm guessing I missed or forgot about some ...
3
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0answers
31 views

How involved are Edward Baines' parents?

In The Cell (2000), how involved with the procedure are Edward Baines' parents? Did they have any say in creating the procedure, help design it in any way, or did they just shell out a ton of money ...
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0answers
54 views

Who are Reys parents? [duplicate]

I was wondering if you can share your opinions regarding these two theories about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. One is that Rey is actually the daughter of Luke Skywalker, and the second idea is that ...
7
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2answers
436 views

How does Mike get back from the Himalayas in Monsters Inc?

When Sully and Mike are banished to the Himalayas they discover the closest village is a three-day hike away. Sully uses a sledge to get there quickly, then uses a child's closet door to return to the ...
7
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1answer
2k views

What did Mike Wazowski's paperwork consist of?

There was most likely a good reason for Roz to keep saying "ya didn't file your paperwork last night". I'm guessing the paperwork is for accountability and reporting reasons. Mike's ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Ending of Eden Lake

I just watched the movie Eden Lake (2008). It has a very sad and disturbing ending. The bad guy who killed Steve and also burned Adam alive for his disobedience doesn't get any punishment but the lady ...
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0answers
82 views

(Asian? Martial arts?) epic with fantasy elements

I am looking for, as I recall, a martial arts epic with dramatic elements (also some romance I think). The main features I remember are: The hero is the last survivor of a tribe of super fast humans ...
3
votes
1answer
278 views

Why didn't Hannibal destroy the whole note/letter received from the dragon?

In Red Dragon Hannibal received a fan letter/note written on toilet paper. He destroyed just the part which states how he should contact the dragon. So why didn't he destroy the whole thing?
2
votes
1answer
49 views

What play do Draper and Megan see?

Mad Men Season 5 episode 9, "Christmas Waltz": Don Draper and his wife see a play. The stage is gray with blocks, the cast's clothes are gray too. Was it real? What was the name of the play?
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8answers
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Is it necessary to watch Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith before embarking on Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens?

I have yet to see Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. I've been holding off because I knew there would be no Star Wars movies for a number of years. Also because Episode I and Episode II (...
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2answers
2k views

Why is Tyler Durden shown with yellow gloves?

In this image from the movie Fight Club… …we see Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) wearing yellow gloves. In this scene he just had sex with Marla Singer (Helena Bonham Carter). My question is: Why the ...
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0answers
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Did Emerald City have any success stories?

Emerald city in Oz was meant to be this experimental unit that gave prisoners better lives in the hopes that their rehabilitation would also go better. But it seems like there are no actual success ...
4
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1answer
260 views

Horror movie about a haunted house that wasnt haunted at all woman was real

I am looking for a horror movie I once saw, the problem is I only remember the end, which I googled myself silly for, but generally the ending is not mentioned (spoilers of course). In the movie, a ...
5
votes
1answer
104 views

Why are turbines attached to the buildings?

I am talking about The Divergent (2014) movie. I saw every building attached with turbines. They didn't mention anything in dialogues. So why are they attached to buildings?
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votes
1answer
223 views

Why was Namgoong in prison?

In Snowpiercer (2013), why were Namgoong and his daughter in prison? Was it because they were "drug addicts"?
4
votes
1answer
259 views

What is the first mockumentary style show?

There are a lot of great mockumentary style comedy shows such as The Office, Parks and Recreation, Modern Family, etc. My question is who invented this style? Who was the first to make a show or a ...
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8answers
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In Fight Club is Marla Singer a second figment of Jack's imagination?

After reading this article on the existence of Marla Singer, I am fairly convinced she represents his guilt and remorse. It seems entirely plausible Marla Singer materializes to remind Jack he is ...
3
votes
1answer
326 views

Billy Crystal & Robin Williams scene on Friends

There's the following scene in Friends: Robin: Why? Why?! What’s wrong with me?! Billy: What’s the matter? Robin: I have a feelin’... I, my wife is sleeping with her gynecologist. (...
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1answer
2k views

Why does Salt have two different endings?

I recently rewatched the Angelina Jolie thriller Salt on iTunes. The version I watched was the "Extended Edition". It seems to have a different, and somewhat less plausible or satisfying, ending than ...
3
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0answers
69 views

In this movie, man accidentally watches woman have breakdown in her home

I remember watching a movie, possibly tv, in the 2000-s. UK movie (or accent of actors). A man bumps into a woman on a busy street. She drops her phone. He tries to give it back but she is in a ...
2
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5answers
734 views

Movie about people invited to an island where one is a killer

I am looking for the title for a movie where a group of people (that may have been friends) have been invited to an island. Soon they are killed one at a time. They've suspect that the killer is one ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Movie about two lovers caught in awkard situation

In this movie, there are two persons: One Young man and One Young girl. Both are lovers. But after some time due to some misunderstanding girl left her boyfriend. Now in another scene, both of them ...
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vote
1answer
85 views

Movie where a man tells his lifestory about how his daughter is not actually his own

I had watched this movie in like 2007 and forgot the name. It's a movie where I think there were 2 or 3 friends meet and one of them tells his story about how his beloved wife had cheated on him and ...
2
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1answer
51 views

Movie with monsters, a giant ship and a bomb!

Scenes I remember Towards the end of the film a bad guy drinks something (I think drinks) and becomes bigger than the good guy's monster and then fights him Good guys have an Indian guy (I think ...
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0answers
35 views

Did Gordo have anything to do with Simon's firm finding out that Danny was framed?

In the movie The Gift, did Gordon ensure that Simon's firm got to know that he had framed Danny to get the promotion? In effect, did Gordon orchestrate Simon losing his job and his wife?
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2answers
160 views

Why wasn't the first Golden Eye satellite detonated over London?

I've just watched the James Bond movie GoldenEye, in which Alec wants to use the GoldenEye satellite to erase all electronic information in London. What I don't understand is why the first satellite ...
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1answer
2k views

In the movie “Sleepers”, what exactly does King Benny do?

Bruno Kirby makes a point of telling the story of how King Benny waited 8 years to seek revenge on an assailant in his younger years. By the time Shakes goes to work for King Benny, he's an old man. ...
3
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0answers
114 views

Was the job offer part of the plan all along?

In the film Snowpiercer (2013), besides population control was Wilford's offering up leadership of the train to Curtis also part of the plan? I mean, was Wilford planning on retiring and offering the ...

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