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Bonsai in the wall

I am looking for a movie. It has something to do with computers. Towards the end there is a scene in a pretty nice office. One of the main characters is on the phone and there is a beautiful bonsai ...
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What is the title of this sex comedy from (I think) the 80s?

I saw it in 1985. I can't remember if it was an American movie or dubbed in English. It was about an outcast trying to get laid through wacky schemes. I remember two scenes: He dresses up in a ...
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How does the escaping criminal move the fridge back?

In season 4 of Luther, there is a scene where the police track the serial killer to his base. The killer escapes, apparently via some industrial air ducting. Luther finds his escape route but only ...
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143 views

Hero & Heroine in Mysore on bus roof

Please help me to identify this Hindi Bollywood movie. Plot: Hero is from poor/middle-class family, Heroine is a sister/daughter of a rich/bad guy. Both are classmates in college, initially they do ...
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Why do kids shows have so many musical numbers

.....or why do shows for adults lack musical numbers? In watching TV with my nieces on Nickelodeon and Disney it seems that musical numbers are not uncommon. In contrast, except for shows dedicated ...
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What was General Zod actually trying to achieve by initiating a military coup?

Krypton was already in the process of destruction. Kryptonians would have inevitably died with the planet. Everybody knew that, including General Zod. Then, what was General Zod actually trying to ...
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Why was Clark Kent unable to hold the falling steel structure of the oil rig?

It is seen in the movie that Clark was unable to hold the steel structure of the oil rig and was plunged into the sea with it. Isn't is expected that Clark Kent would have full control over the steel ...
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Why don't General Zod's people seem to age?

In the movie Man of Steel, After Krypton's explosion freed General Zod and his crew, they searched for Superman for 33 years. Shouldn't they be look 33 years older than they did when they were ...
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Movie where protagonists escape in a suicide rocket sled?

I can't remember the name of the movie that this scene is from. Hopefully someone can help me out. The two protagonists (one man and one woman) are being pursued in the desert. They meet a man that ...
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726 views

Was the sword forging scene at the beginning of season 4 CGI or real?

My friend thinks the sword forging scene at the beginning of the 4th season of Game of Thrones was CGI (it certainly was picturesque with the flames dancing along the flow of molten steel). But I ...
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What does “when you pin me” mean?

In Velvet Goldmine, Jerry Devine tells Brian Slade's manager that he'll reveal his plan to make Brian a star: I will tell you, sir. When you pin me. It looks like he means an arm-wrestling bout ...
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Why does Mycroft say this in that time period?

In the Sherlock special episode "The Abominable Bride", there is a scene where Mycroft talks about Moriarty with Sherlock. In the conversation he says something along the lines of "... a grain in the ...
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290 views

Why don't main characters of the Walking Dead shield their legs from crawling walkers?

Over time of watching the Walking Dead, I noticed that main characters adapted well to predicting walker locations and positions. These skills have definitely saved their lives many times. However, ...
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Who is the person the Sherlock special episode is dedicated to?

The special New Years episode of Sherlock, The Abominable Bride, has the following dedication: In Memory of Charlie Phillips 1960 - 2015 Googling has turned out nobody obvious, so who is, ...
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209 views

Joey's and Chandler's coded telephone conversation

In season 1 of Friends, during blackout, when Chandler was stuck in the ATM with a model named Jill, he tried to do some weird voice to let Monica know that he was stuck in the ATM with Jill Goodacre (...
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8answers
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How did the final confrontation in Man of Steel get resolved?

At the end of Man of Steel, Superman breaks the neck of General Zod. My question is, how could he do that so easily? And why did none of the Kryptonians think about doing that to him? Especially, ...
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3answers
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Have any directors gone on record explaining why they chose to cast a famous musician in a musical film and not have them sing?

Taylor Swift stars in The Lorax, and Idina Menzel appears in a major role in Enchanted. These are two of the most famous musicians in the world, and they are starring in musical films without singing. ...
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How does Superman accelerate when he flies in Man of Steel?

As per the storyline of Man of Steel, it is said that Superman is able to fly because of earth's low gravity. But how is he able to control the speed at which he flies? How can he hover or accelerate ...
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167 views

Kal-el finding Kara's scoutship and the 18 thousand year gap between them

In Man of Steel we saw Kal-el finding Kara's scout ship. He finds several pods and one of them is Kara's. In the prequel there were ships to be launched in the void (age of expansion) and one of them ...
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345 views

What is the full phrase and it's purpose?

In Man of Steel, when Clark surrenders to the US army and is sitting in the interrogation room at 01:10:55 you can see words "hind the line", which I assume comes from "behind the line", but the rest ...
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2k views

Looking for name of movie about the president landing via parachute in a forest

Sometime last year I watched a trailer for a NEW film but I can't remember what it was called. In the film, the president has to jump out of his plane for some reason. He lands in a foreign country (...
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1answer
61 views

Movie about an American infiltrator in an Islamic terror group

I saw this movie several years ago, maybe about halfway between 9/11 and today, but it was on video so I couldn't say exactly when it was made. The protagonist was an American agent (CIA?) working in ...
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1answer
94 views

A Chinese martial arts movie with swords acting like guns/arrows

I saw a Chinese martial arts movie back in 2011 or 2012. I don't remember the whole plot of the movie but as much as I remember, there was a kingdom and an evil martial arts lord comes to the kingdom ...
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1answer
148 views

Why did Kryptonians use silver fluid gizmos instead of holograms?

In Man of Steel there were various instances of Kryptonians using silver fluid gizmos as part of their technology. Such gizmos were in the scene of birth, in the scene where Jor El is talking with ...
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2answers
485 views

Reason behind Man of Steels muted tones

Are there any officially declared answers to why exactly "Man of Steel" had such heavy, dark tones throughout the movie? Usually such themes are used to depict harsh times in a movie. But here, the ...
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1answer
1k views

How is Scarlet Witch able to stop the train?

There is a scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron where Scarlet Witch stops a moving train with her powers. I didn't quite understand how she was able to do that. While ...
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119 views

How could Jor El become heretic if he didn't have free will?

In Man of Steel Kal-El asked Jor-El: Why didn't you come with me? His answer was: ...Your mother, Lara, and I were a product of the failures of our world as much as Zod was tied to its fate. ...
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1answer
89 views

Clockpunk horror movie involving zodiac based creatures

I watched this movie when I was 5 or 6 maybe so don't judge me much. The movie is horror, it is about damned people. One native American looking man wears a steel frame-box thing on his head, another ...
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What does Beth mean when she says: “I get it now.”

In The Walking Dead, at the end of the episode Coda, Beth says to Dawn: "I get it now.". What does she mean? How is it related to their earlier conversation?
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143 views

What TV show or movie does this quote about the four horsemen of the apocalypse come from?

Introduction A while ago (two or three weeks tops) I was watching something on TV or similar: could have been either a movie or an episode of a TV series and didn't think much of it, but today I ...
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What happened to Sheldon's assistant, Alex?

In some episodes of Season 6, Sheldon had a young assistant named Alex Jensen. However, she did not appear in Season 7 nor 8. Is there any mention or explanation as to why she did not appear in later ...
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1answer
91 views

Cloned and changed people in town or diner following same routines

I'm looking for an old movie maybe from the 90s. What I remember is that it revolves around a younger boy in a smaller town or even a trailer park or camping. He often hangs around in a restaurant ...
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Film like Taken [on hold]

Watched a film a few years ago that every time I try to describe it everyone thinks it's 'Taken'. American/British film. Not too recent, think I saw it about 5 years ago. In the plot a child is ...
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3answers
1k views

How long did the journey to Europa take?

In Europa Report, is the length of the journey to Europa ever mentioned? How long did it take? Is the route described?
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1k views

What is Jerome saying with the tuft of hair?

At the end of Gattaca, before Vincent heads to his flight, Jerome shows him a whole lot of samples and says that he's going on a "journey" himself. He gives Vincent an envelope not to open before he's ...
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118 views

What is the name of this (Prince of pearl?) movie?

It's an old movie released somewhere in 90's and the language probably not English, seen it on TV. I remember the name as Prince of pearl but I cant find the movie by that name Language is not ...
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What episode of Burn Notice was Michael drugged and kidnapped in?

This episode of Burn Notice had Michael trying to find a hacker to help him with a plan. The hacker is found and when Michael goes to meet the hacker, it is a girl. He gets in the car with her and ...
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1answer
134 views

European historical movie about the mute 18th century woman

I've seen this movie at a film festival about 10 years ago, maybe a bit less. It was a European movie (non English), probably joint production - something like Italian-French, or Spanish-French, or ...
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1answer
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What was the little boy Andy trying to do at the end of Snowpiercer?

At the end of Snowpiercer, the head of the train protruded and Andy climbed in. Curtis tried to stop Andy from doing so, Wilford suggested that was the task Andy was given. What was that task?
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An old Bollywood movie about a policeman and some thieves/criminals

This is an old black & white bollywood movie (possibly originally in Marathi) and I remember it being about a policeman who decides to live with some criminals/thieves to reform them and change ...
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0answers
44 views

What is the level of Valka's and Drago's Bewilderbeasts?

What are the levels of Drago's Bewilderbeast and Valka's Bewilderbeast in How to Train Your Dragon? Is Drago's at a higher level, owing to the ease with which it grounded Valka's? And why is the ...
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2answers
4k views

What happened with Richard Harrow in the (season 3) finale?

I watched it several days ago, and only now just caught on: At the end when he goes back to the brothel to rescue the boy from Rosetti's men, he was alone. It wasn't part of some plan of Nucky's. ...
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1answer
167 views

Which season/episode is the scene where Walter White enters the CT scanner/radiation therapy machine

I remember a scene in Breaking Bad where Walter White is covered in a plastic sheet and going into a machine for his lung cancer. It's a radiotherapy machine I believe, but for the life of me I cant ...
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1answer
129 views

Why does the cast appear on stage at the end of every episode?

At the conclusion of every episode of Saturday Night Live, the entire cast, including any special guests and the musical guest, appears on stage while the host thanks the cast and crew and says ...
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2answers
808 views

How realistic was Gus Fring's demise scene?

Always wondered about this one scene in Breaking Bad, when Hector blows up the hospital and we see Gustavo Fring walking out of the room while fixing his tie. We are then revealed that half of his ...
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1answer
329 views

What does Costello's drawing symbolize?

In The Departed there is a scene where Jack Nicholson's character makes a drawing. The drawing is of rats and the Massachusetts State House. He sets the drawing afire. What is the symbolism of this ...
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A TV show episode about a killer

I'm looking for a TV show, specifically an episode from it,about a man being "possessed" by a prisoner/killer's soul and kills his whole family. In the end the man gets his body back but his family is ...
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1answer
1k views

Does Sherlock Holmes (Elementary) use a Microsoft Surface™?

On the American broadcast of the Elementary episode "You Do It to Yourself", there was a product placement scene where Sherlock Holmes prepares his Microsoft Surface™ tablet computer. https://www....
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Was Childhood's End Intended To Parallel Biblical Prophecy?

I just finished watching the three-part SyFy channel mini-series adaptation of "Childhood's End", and I was left wondering about a number of seeming correlations between the story told (originally by ...
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2answers
343 views

Which Best Actor/Actress Oscar nominee shows up the latest in his/her movie?

Frances McDormand was nominated for best actress for “Fargo,” which she doesn't appear in until 33 minutes into the film. Is that the latest a best actor/actress Oscar nominee has appeared in their ...

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