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Why were the villagers and the axe-wielding hitman brothers crawling towards a shrine?

At the start of Season 3 Breaking Bad, we see a bunch of villagers and Tuco's cousins crawling on their bellies towards some shrine where they put a drawing of Walter White as some kind of "offering". ...
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4answers
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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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267 views

In The Sound of Music, which car part did the nun steal?

By the end of The Sound of Music, when the Nazi soldiers leave the abbey, their cars will not start, because nuns stole some engine parts. What is the engine part they stole?
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1answer
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Why was John Doe cancelled?

There was a TV series, called John Doe I think, about a man who finds himself on a beach with amnesia about his recent past. Yet he find he has an encyclopedic memory and can cleverly apply it. So he ...
4
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1answer
158 views

Fantasy movie from around 2000s about a man searching for a woman

I watched this as a child and wasn't to interested in the film whilst watching so my memory of it is partial. But what I can recall is a few specific details: I believe the protagonist was a man ...
3
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1answer
220 views

Radioactive gold in Goldfinger [closed]

In the 1964 movie, Goldfinger tries to make the entire gold reserve of Fort Knox radioactive for 58 years (through Cobolt and Iodine), although this sounds quite clever, what do you think would happen ...
3
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1answer
217 views

In the future, rich old people could transfer their conscience into poor young people. What's the name of the movie?

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie and I'm having a hard time doing that. So the plot is similar with the one described in the title. If I remember right, the poor young people had only a ...
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1answer
68 views

A ghost movie from the 80s where the ghosts sink a yacht

I just remembered an old movie. I think it was from the 80s. It starts off with a navy captain marrying an albino woman to get her fathers ship, but on the honeymoon he sneaks off with the maid. The ...
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1answer
46 views

When was The Sound of Music first released on VHS

I've read that it could have been one of the 1st 3 movies to be released on VHS in 1977. Can anyone verify this?!
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1answer
161 views

Need help identifying 90s movie that featured the FBI building

In the mid-to-late-1990s, I was at home watching a movie on TV. I had to turn it off before the end, thinking I'd be able to catch it again at a later day, but I never did. Here's what I remember. ...
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1answer
9k views

Why did Rose throw the diamond necklace overboard?

In Titanic, the elderly Rose visits a ship searching for the Heart of the Ocean diamond, set in a necklace. Unbeknownst to them, she actually carries it with her. In one of the final scenes, a bare ...
2
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1answer
115 views

Movie where main protagonist is recruited in deadly military academy when still very young

Back when I was a kid I saw this movie on TV (must've been like in 2004 or so, and I live in Brazil if that makes a difference), where: The main character is a man being recruited in something like ...
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152 views

Can you use a certain song in a trailer, that has been used in a different movie-trailer as well?

I'm making a trailer about a story i've written and wanted to use a song in it from the band Muse. This song has most likely been used in other movie trailers as well so i wondered, If i get a license ...
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1answer
164 views

What's the title of this coming of age movie?

I remember watching this 80s movie a few yrs ago, but can't remember the title. I googled as much as I could to no avail. I entered a quote from the movie, but bupkis. It isn't much, but I hope ...
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1answer
66 views

Trying to identify an old novel adaptation, please help

The movie I'm looking for is a novel adaptation, one of the books was a part of my assigned reading list. We watched parts of the movie and I remember that it was about a family, man and woman who ...
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1answer
40 views

Which one of Sion Sono's movies is this scene taken from?

Which one of Sion Sono's movies is this scene depicting a young girl in a lake of blood taken from?
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Cooking shows' last minute finishes

In competitive cooking shows like Chopped, Beat Bobby Flay and many others, at the end of each round they show all of the competitors doing their final preparation and plating during the last minute, ...
2
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1answer
111 views

An Old movie about a family in a virtual reality game

I'm trying to find an old movie. We had it once, but I can't seem to find the disks anymore. I'm pretty sure it's name contained 3D on its own, however that isn't going to do much. It isn't that old, ...
2
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1answer
86 views

Identify this scifi tv episode from a story per week style show ~2000's?

I think this was a show that had a different story each episode. The episode I am thinking of was about the crew of a spaceship that get an emergency that (for reasons I can't remember, computer ...
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1answer
68 views

Bald Saiyan goes Super Saiyan?

In Dragon Ball Z when someone goes Super Saiyan their hair turns the telltale gold colour. How would you know if a bald saiyan (such as Nappa) were to achieve this level? Besides the obvious increase ...
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2answers
31k views

Do contestants receive additional unseen help as they progress?

In Masterchef, the contestants go from creating fairly basic looking dishes to much more complex dishes using tools & techniques such as Sous-vides, smokers etc. The presentation also improves ...
4
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3answers
2k views

How Did the Children of the Corn Manage For So Long?

In the classic movie Children of the Corn, two adults find themselves stranded in a town where all but two children have become members of an adult-slaughtering cult worshiping 'He Who Walks Behind ...
1
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1answer
326 views

What does Sofie Fatale say in Japanese on her cellphone in Volume 1?

In Kill Bill Vol. 1, Just before Sofie Fatale and the rest of the crew are about to enter the Japanese nightclub, there's a flashback in which she's speaking Japanese into her cellphone during the ...
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1answer
144 views

Is walter white a selfish man? [duplicate]

Is walter white a selfish man? Asking because at the last episode, he says to his wife 'I enjoyed it' i.e selling drugs, killing people. What is the meaning of it?
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1answer
2k views

Man escapes prison or asylum, murders, returns to cell

I think the movie, which was in color, was set in a remote area of England or Scotland. The prisoner figures out how to escape from his cell. One night he 'goes out', kills someone with an ax, and ...
3
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1answer
21 views

Who is Bubble referring to here?

In S03E06 of TPB, when talking about a custom BBQ he's built, Bubbles refers to someone in the following way: ...red blue green %&^*sucker Who is he talking about? I'm assuming it's some ...
5
votes
1answer
247 views

Looking for connections between Mr. Robot and Fight Club

I noticed that the music playing during the last arcade scene in ep9 of Mr. Robot is a rendition of the song "Where is my mind" by the Pixies, which is the closing music for Fight Club. Did anybody ...
2
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1answer
78 views

In The Addam's Family movie do Wednesday and Pugsley murder Tully and Abigail?

In The Addam's Family movie do Wednesday and Pugsley murder Tully and Abigail? So Tully and Abigail had this scheme to steal the wealth of the Addam's family. Near the end of the movie they are ...
11
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1answer
416 views

Where do the T-1000 machines come from in Terminator Genisys

In the movie Terminator Genisys, when Kyle reaches 1984, there is a T-1000 that attacks him. T-1000 has been waiting for John's arrival, this only means that Judgement Day happens for sure, is it? How ...
2
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2answers
66 views

How long were John and Jane together for in Predestination?

In Predestination, John goes back in time and falls in love with Jane. John later goes forward in time. But, during their time together, John and Jane conceive a child. This could be any length of ...
3
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1answer
339 views

Why is there a delay between the news presenter and the reporter on location?

As the title says.. I don't know if this is the right stack to ask this question but it has to do with TV so I thought it would be best to ask it here. So sometimes, not always, there is a 1,2, or 3 ...
42
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10answers
9k views

In Back to the Future, how did Marty get the timing right with the lightning strike?

So, in the first movie, presumably the Doc and Marty know exactly when the lightning will strike the clock tower. This is because Marty has the flyer with the picture of the stopped clock on it. In ...
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2answers
121 views

Who is the actress in “the man from the UNCLE” who asks Napoleon “are you ok?”

This actress has only one line in the movie. It happens just after the security guard punches Napoleon. Napoleon is on the floor and the unknown actress goes to him and asks if he is ok. Victoria ...
3
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1answer
64 views

Late 60s\early 70s vampire movie that opens with a shovel going through a casket lid

Might have been a Castle production... Beginning of flick, a long shot at dusk of a burial party in the middle of nowhere. (The credits had not come up yet.) As the party prepares to lower the casket, ...
4
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2answers
661 views

Why was a Smurf at the final battle if no Smurf arcade game exists?

In Pixels, a Smurf appears amongst all of the video game enemies at the final battle. According to the film, the game footage sent in the space probe was from the 1980's arcade challenge. According ...
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0answers
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Is the shooter's face revealed in the Danish film Jagten? [duplicate]

The Danish movie Jagten (2012), a.k.a The Hunt, ends with Mads Mikelsen escaping from a shooter. I remember that when I saw the movie, they had shown the shooter to be his son. But according to the ...
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1answer
320 views

Movie where large sinkholes appear in a city

About 5 years ago I watched a movie which started off with a large hole appearing in the street. As the film progresses, more holes appear. The main characters soon realise there is a HUGE hollow ...
2
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0answers
68 views

Why does the pilot unbuckle his harness?

In Bridge of Spies a spy plane pilot is shot down over Russian airspace. At the start of that sequence the pilot decides to unbuckle his harness, even though he is being jostled around in the cockpit, ...
5
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3answers
643 views

How technically accurate is TV series Mr. Robot?

How accurate are technical parts of the show Mr. Robot? How accurate it is in portraying the lives of hackers? I'm interested in tehnical jargon and the way Elliot get's his information. I didn't ...
4
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2answers
187 views

A woman writes, directs and acts in a movie about herself having too much sex, drugs and rock and roll

This movie was probably made about 10 years ago. It was shown maybe 5 years ago on Australian SBS and is probably Italian. It was a film by someone who wasn't famous but just an average teenager ...
8
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1answer
11k views

What does the word “Cellar Door” represent in the movie “Donnie Darko”?

I've watched Donnie Darko many times, yet I always feel like I'm missing something important when Drew Barrymore's character brings up "Cellar Door". Edit From imdb.com - quotes - Karen Pommeroy: ...
2
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1answer
265 views
7
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1answer
214 views

Can someone really video chat from space as Howard Wolowitz did?

We have seen Howard Wolowitz communicating with Bernadette Rostenkowski over screen. SO, I just wanted to confirm that is it really possible to communicate using video chat facilities like skype or ...
3
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3answers
381 views

Villains aren't born they're made

I've just been writing an essay on the fact that some villains in books might not actually be true villains and vice versa. While researching I've come across this phrase several times "Villains ...
2
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0answers
175 views

Any source to list the trailers that showed before a particular movie?

I was searching for trailers that played before a movie I just saw, and landed on this question. While informative, I still haven't found a way to easily answer my question. Is there anyplace you can ...
9
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3answers
2k views

Why does Captain Jack Sparrow return to the Black Pearl when attacked by the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end when the Kraken attacks the Black Pearl, Captain Jack Sparrow tries to run away in a small boat. Then he comes back, shoots the barrel, ...
3
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0answers
108 views

Why does the Airwolf series use “photon torpedo”-like missiles?

What wondered me is that they made the effort of Airwolf dodging missiles or using decoys to get rid of them. We see the missile head flying in the background or the missile itself hunting Airwolf. ...
1
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1answer
105 views

Justice League formation movie

This is a straight to DVD cartoon flick (if I am correct). The scene I clearly remember is, Batman and Green Lantern go to Metropolis to talk Superman. Angry Superman starts attacking them. Green ...
2
votes
2answers
289 views

What is Professor Zoom's role in the Flashpoint Paradox?

In Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, the alternate future where the world is going to end, Zoom has the idea of a chain of event changes caused by The Flash. How is this possible?
3
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1answer
121 views

Why is Batman featured more prominently in the poster of Justice League: Doom?

In the Box cover art of the movie Justice League:Doom Batman is featured more prominently compared to the rest of the JLA members (who are on his batarang). Is there a reason why one member is given ...

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