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Is James Bond explicitly described as caucasian in Ian Fleming's books? [closed]

There is currently some controversy over the subject of James Bond's race since a minor celebrity has stated that Idris Elba would not be a good casting choice because James is "caucasian". Was James ...
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Why is the “STAY” message sent in Interstellar?

In the movie Interstellar, why does Cooper send the “STAY” message? When Cooper winds up in the tesseract (event Z), there are two related events that are in his past that he knows about: the ...
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Was “Birdman” and/or “Riggan Thomas” written for Michael Keaton?

Some elements of Birdman seem custom-fit to the actor Michael Keaton: He plays Riggan Thomas, an actor who is about 25 years removed from a blockbuster role as a superhero, just like Michael Keaton ...
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115 views

1940-60s movie about a priest who dates a woman

In the 60s I saw this old movie on tv about a guy who was studying to be a priest or pastor who wore a collar or maybe he was on some kind of break. He meets a woman and does not tell her that he is ...
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125 views

Heroine avenges her sister's death by stealing diamonds from villain with hero's help

I've seen a movie in my childhood, which I liked very much but I don't remember its name. In the beginning some men killed a girl who was involved in some kind of smuggling. The heroine was avenging ...
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228 views

Thieves breaking into an underwater safe

I can't remember its title, but it was a movie where there was a robbery under water. There was a safe under water which they cracked and stole from. The movie is not Ocean 12, where they lifted the ...
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109 views

Mellish getting emotional over Hitler Youth knife

In the beginning of Saving Private Ryan when they're storming the bunkers, Caparzo hands Mellish a Hitler Youth knife and he gets very emotional over it (presumably over his Jewish background). I ...
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115 views

What is the significance of the pink phone in “The Great Game”?

I would like to know why does Moriarty go through so much trouble to make a replica of the phone from "A Study in Pink" in the Sherlock episode "The Great Game"?
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Identify an (possibly) Indian film involving a forest fire and a huge croc

I saw this film in the early 90's but I am estimating that it was probably a bit older (80's or 70's). The setting was oriental, mostly likely Indian. (It was dubbed into my native language.) Things I ...
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123 views

A suspense movie about a man possessing cat's nine lives

It was a suspense/horror movie. The plot was about a man who gains the "nine lives" ability of a cat. He uses the ability to perform real death acts publicly and gets popular. He dies eight times and ...
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266 views

Succubus comes to Earth and falls in love with Doctor [duplicate]

I've been trying to find a movie which was about a succubus (kind of female demon from hell) and she somehow got out of hell I think and she met this guy who was a doctor working in a hospital and ...
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How did they make the Inception sound?

I've noticed that deep bwaaah sound from Inception in several movies and trailers. Apparently others have too--hear a montage of similar sounds (collected by Gregory Porter). I found some info on ...
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1answer
78 views

Movie in which teenagers learn/train alone in black environment

I've seen a space related movie where teenagers learn/train alone in a dark room that has reversed cone-shaped holes, each kid being in one. They learn very fast and if I remember right they compete ...
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1answer
122 views

Has a movie ever used the underscore (“_”) character in its title? [closed]

The title says it all, really. However, please no "yes, I made one in 4th grade" answers, it should be something that was screened at (at least some) cinemas.
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185 views

When is it safe to watch The Hobbit while reading the book? [closed]

So, I've read that the first movie covers the six first chapters of the book, and it features some parts from LOTR (either book or movie, I'm not sure). But since I'm still reading The Hobbit (book), ...
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Why do digital movies show aliasing and red/green chromatic aberration?

I just saw the second Hobbit film and some issues that I thought were present in the first Hobbit film really came through. The first issue was that nearly all hard diagonal lines, such as those on ...
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3answers
944 views

Why would the satellite debris have followed the Tiangong out of orbit?

The antagonist of the film Gravity is a wave of shrapnel which circles the earth every 90 minutes. The result of a "controlled destruction" of a defunct Russian Satellite (what is this, the cold ...
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References to Voyager 1 / Cassini photographs?

Voyager - a famous interstellar mission - produced pictures after passing Saturn. To me it seems too much of a coincidence that a shot in the film Interstellar featuring a distant shot of the space ...
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886 views

Movie's name where arrow strikes girl's boobs?

What's the movie's name where a dwarf or something is a sharpshooter and an arrow strikes the girl's boobs and one hits the eye. Actually, the arrow goes right through the girl's nipples. The dwarf ...
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what are the different types of languages used in the minion language? [duplicate]

how many different languages are in the minion language ? And what are the languages that are being spoken?
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191 views

Was Loki's spear manipulating the Avengers?

While the entire group was on the heli-carrier (or whatever it's called) everyone was in Banner and Stark's lab, and they began arguing, some making rather uncharacteristic remarks. The fight ...
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4answers
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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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2answers
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Why did Mann's base explode?

After the scuffle between Mann (Damon) and Cooper (McConaughey) in Interstellar, our protagonist gets a hold of a radio and alerts his shipmates to Mann's duplicity. Then his ship explodes. What ...
2
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1answer
822 views

Sci-fi movie in which life expectancy of a child is determined at birth

The only scene I remember from this movie is that a woman gives birth to a child in a somewhat futuristic looking hospital. Once the baby is out a nurse holds a small hand-held device up to the baby, ...
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80 views

Struggling writer gets his first book published because of his Daughter

The person is a struggling writer. He somehow had to take care of a six year girl child (which he didn't like initially) but soon started liking her company. The six year girl seems to be pretty ...
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In Star Wars, why didn't all the Jedi use the double lightsaber like Darth Maul?

This question always kept coming to my mind. Why don't they use double light saber to their advantage ?
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238 views

Sci-Fi movie where woman flies a ship through a star

My best guess is that this is an 80s or early 90s film. It could be earlier than the 80s, but definitely no later than the early 90s. All I can recall from the movie was that there was a very intense ...
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530 views

Father starts relationship with son's girlfriend

Well it's an old movie. probably late 80's or early 90's. Key things I remember are as follows: There is mom, dad and son. Son has a girlfriend. Dad and son's girlfriend start to get close and they ...
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1answer
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Is Suburgatory's characterisation of the NY suburbs remotely correct?

Suburgatory is a TV show about a teen girl and her family who move from inner city Manhattan to a outer-suburb (unnamed). The suburban people are shown as incredibly affluent. Lots of expensive ...
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187 views

Did Prince Leopold pull out the sword in a single attempt?

The Illusionist, Eisenheim (Norton) is invited by Crown Prince Leopold (Sewell) to perform for a private audience. Leopold has the intention of proving Eisenheim to be a charlatan with no real talent ...
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What does the ending of the movie “Coherence” mean?

In the ending of the movie Coherence, we see that It would really be helpful to get a clear answer here!
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3answers
341 views

SciFi movie from the 90s with robot in space

Many many years ago i watched a Sci-Fi movie where in the beginning a (alien?) robot was on a spaceship. I think it was a transporter heading to a planet. In the middle of the movie the ...
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Why hasn't the Walking Dead left rural Georgia?

In Season 1, Rick travels to Atlanta, and the rest of the survivors later travel to the CDC headquarters. Why, after 4 seasons (with the exception of Eugene and Abraham), has the show not ...
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How does Paul Smecker know everyone's name in Boondock Saints?

I was rewatching the Boondock Saints recently and noticed that at the start of the film when Willem Dafoe's character is introduced he somehow knows all the names of the cops at the crime scene. How ...
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544 views

Do the pub names and their order mean anything?

Seeing as to how the final pub, The World's End, is more or less when the world ends, do the other pub names also signify something? What are their names and their positions in the Golden Mile crawl? ...
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Did Kevin Spacey use to look…different?

The Richard Pryor/Gene Wilder comedy Hear no Evil, See no Evil features a young Kevin Spacey, who has some kind of growth on his face: It doesn't serve any plot function, nor is it mentioned or ...
2
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1answer
80 views

Filmed in Deland Florida in early-mid 1990's?

My ex-in-laws were renting a big, three story yellow house on Howry Av, a couple blocks from downtown in the 90's. There was a movie filmed there about an all black group of soldiers in, I believe, ...
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528 views

What does Harmonica's brother say before he dies?

Here is the scene : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kD54-q1uFM It is right before the final duel and lets the audience know Harmonica's motivation in wanting to kill Frank. Harmonica's brother is ...
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1answer
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How to describe the music that appears in the background of EVERY Egyptian related scene?

I was watching Sherman and Mr. Peabody, and in the Egyptian scene they started to play that prototypical Egyptian background music that sounds like a mixture of sitar and flute. It is very hard to ...
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1answer
123 views

Man finds out his lover is really a man?

I believe I remember secretly watching parts if not an entire movie with my parents when I was a child, unknown to them. Unless I dreamed about this and it didn't really happen. In the movie there's a ...
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4answers
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S04E08 (Hermanos): Why is Gus allowed to live?

I was rewatching the Breaking Bad episode S04E08 (Hermanos) and I didn't quite understand why exactly Don Eladio killed Gus's partner, but he let Gus live. He says: The only reason you're alive ...
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Why is the shopkeeper so rude?

In downton abbey when bates goes to the limp corrector, why is the shop keeper so rude to him saying "as I make it and advertise it will I say no?" Is it because there was no customer service back in ...
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1answer
25 views

Question concerning a “scope conflict”/“turf war” in the movie “Lock Up” (1989)

I'm not a native English speaker, so sorry for my English. A few months ago I've seen the movie "Lock Up". There was a "turf war" (how to say this in formal English: "scope clash/conflict"?) The ...
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151 views

A vampire movie I've seen

This one is about vampires in America. A girl gets bit, and she's apparently escaped from the vampire 'tribe' leader. The end of the movie is a showdown at a deserted gas station. I looked all over ...
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1answer
95 views

What are Walker guts made of?

What are people in The Walking Dead really using to make it seem like they are rubbing Walker guts on themselves to stay hidden from Walkers? Are they using like BBQ sauce or something?
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3answers
717 views

Why don't humans become Walkers when eating other humans who are infected?

Watching the S05E01 of the Walking Dead, Cannibalism seems to be the way that the members of Terminus survive. Why would they not turn as well eating human flesh because all humans are infected and ...
2
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1answer
269 views

Did Malvo Kill the Car Salesman?

Near the end of the last episode of Fargo, the car salesman pleads for his life, telling Malvo that he has a little girl at home. Does he make it? The show doesn't explicitly show the outcome either ...
2
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1answer
79 views

Does the cats' anthropomorphization have any implications for our human reality?

The world of Felidae presents us with cats that seem only mildly anthropomorphized, in a phsychological way rather than physiologically. They are more or less as intelligent as average humans, self ...
3
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1answer
312 views

What's the point of the old people's interviews in When Harry Met Sally

Why did When Harry Met Sally ... (1989) occasionally show interviews of random old couples retelling their love stories? Is there a name for this technique? I noticed that there was a time jump after ...
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121 views

The name of a zombie movie

I just remember vague details of it, I watched this movie like 20 years ago, I remember most of the movie was in a party, someone got locked in the basement, I think a zombie pull a guy's thorax right ...

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