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Have the materials of Benji's opera program been published?

In Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Benji is handed what looks like a paper opera program as he gets off the subway before the opera. Have the materials used in the tablet program been ...
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344 views

Unknown childrens animated tv show

Me and my friend both remember a kids show, but we can't seem to figure out if we both dreamt it or if it was in fact real. What I can remember from the show: There were two human children (I think) ...
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1answer
508 views

Why does Lily remove her panties in Black Swan?

Finally watching Black Swan and this early scene puzzled me. While Lily taking off her knickers isn't completely bizarre, she does it around someone she's never met. And there is no follow up of any ...
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What was the story of 12 monkeys really about?

I saw 12 Monkeys the other day as i found out it had good reviews, some people said it was Bruce Willis's best performance. While I get that Bruce saw the same dream every time in which someone ...
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345 views

Identify tongue in cheek movie with exploding heart punch/technique

I've been trying to find a movie for years on and off. The problem is searching - the keywords return too many potential movies, so am hoping this will jog someone's memory, even though that is a long ...
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1answer
139 views

How are the cameras set up on So You Think You Can Dance?

In So You Think You Can Dance there is usually a camera movement I can't decipher how is made. In this case the camera move right to left, and enter forward to the ...
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1answer
109 views

TV Movie about giant muppets holding a little person prisoner

Anyone know the name of this movie, or what story it was derived from? This movie appeared on PBS somewhere between 1988 to 1993. The story was about a knight (played by some real life little person)...
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Why did House ask for Ketamine?

In season 2 finale of HOUSE M.D., In that whole sequence he realized that if given Ketamine, he might lose his brilliant mind but might regain his leg. But when brought in E.R., he said to Cameron ...
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Nineties TV Show About Preventing Crimes

Okay, so as I remember it, the show was on TV in the UK on BBC2 in the second half of the nineties. It was American and would have been a standard 45 minute episode as it was in the tea time slot. ...
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3answers
883 views

Is there any information if Deadpool will break the fourth wall in the 2016 film?

In the comic book, Deadpool is self-aware of his existence as a comic book character and often breaks the fourth wall. Will they do this in the upcoming film, too? Is there any evidence or ...
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Is Kattappa bound to serve whoever sits on Throne even usurpers and forceful conqueror?

Kattappa is royal guard and serves to Mahismati's king as his ancestors has taken vows to serve the kingdom generation after generations. It is shown in movie that Kattappa continue to serve Bhallala ...
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89 views

Possibly orphan taken in by two brothers (?) in a strange house

It seems the movie is from the 80's or 90's. It's pretty sure it's an american movie. My brother remembers a boy, possibly an orphan (about 8-12 yrs), who gets taken in by two men who might be ...
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1answer
169 views

Question about historical figures and timeline in “Ever After: A Cinderella Story”

I understand that Ever After: A Cinderella Story is a fairytale; however, the film included actual historical figures and references in the film. The historical figures do not coincide with movie ...
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1answer
196 views

Question about spiders in Arachnophobia

I just watched Arachnophobia for the first time in many years. I understand the story line on how the Venezuelan spider that hitched a ride in the photographer's coffin mated with the house spider ...
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What is the inspiration for Trial by Combat?

We have seen that Tyrion has asked for trial by combat two times. How realistic is it? Was it a common practice during medieval times? Is it inspired from any medieval time custom? It does not look ...
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1answer
296 views

Animated apocalyptic sci-fi movie from the 70's or early 80's

Every few years I make an attempt to find information about this barely-remembered show that I saw. I was probably around 6 years old, and lived in South Africa at the time, for what that helps. ...
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1answer
121 views

Movie about a high tech submarine that is sinking to the bottom of the ocean

The story is about a high tech submarine that is sinking to the bottom of the ocean. There is a monster, too. Some people have hallucinations and kill one of the other crew members. Three people are ...
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360 views

Movie/TV Show with hackers where a computer virus materializes in the real world and can morph items at will

Now this one has been in my memory for forever, but I never figured it out on my own, so I'm giving it to you to try. I don't know if this was a movie or a TV show, but I recall seeing it on TV ...
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1answer
165 views

Other than Arnold Schwarzenegger, was anyone from T1 and T2 involved in making Genisys?

In my opinion Terminator: Genysis was much closer to the likes of Transformers than either T1 or T2, so I was wondering if anyone other than Arnold schwarzenegger was involved with all 3 movies: T1, ...
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1answer
98 views

Identify this movie infectious disease 2005-2010

This movie is only a blurry memory for me, so it might not all be correct. I watched it when I was younger, and I remember thinking it was pretty scary and gross. I am fairly sure it is a found ...
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2answers
348 views

What was Gustavo (Gus) Fring's back story?

Hank and the DEA managed to find documents to show that Gus was from Chile, spent some years in Mexico, then moved to the US. However it seems that we are never really told what Gus's back story was---...
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1answer
1k views

Movie about three adventurous friends in a place with conflict

I have a vague recollection of a movie I saw on television around a decade ago, and I would like it identified. I know that I don't have much to start with, but it's worth a shot. Here is what I ...
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153 views

Did Ilsa Faust lie?

In the opera Turandot which is held in Vienna, Ilsa Faust failed to kill the Austrian Chancellor with a gunshot. While Ethan saved the chancellor by shooting his arm, when Ilsa was asked why she ...
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2answers
3k views

What is the meaning of the term “Kamakrazee” in the movie Mad Max:Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, the term "Kamakrazee" was used three times. During the scene where Ace loads the War Rig, we hear the following chant: "We are war boys!" "War boys!" "Kamakrazee ...
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1answer
109 views

Foreign movie on cable (Showtime), probably from the mid 80's

It's a long shot, but here goes ... I am looking for a movie I was years ago on cable (Showtime), showed around the mid to late 80's. It was probably originally a Spanish production, but obviously I ...
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1answer
461 views

Scary movie with a couple whose car breaks down and they get help from a family in a farmhouse

All I remember is that a couple's car breaks down on the side of the road. They end up getting help from a family in a farmhouse and stay in the house. But then the family traps them in the basement ...
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1answer
200 views

Movie about a karate girl?

This was a movie about a rebellious, American, teenaged girl who learns karate from a Japanese teacher. He has a connection with, or at least visits, her grandmother. I saw it around the year 2000, ...
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1answer
93 views

Black & white, maybe French movie with small sail boat important to plot and maybe title

Extremely vague details: B&W Murder took place (PROBABLY) Sailing boat wandered through river canals and some swamp like water areas Title maybe had something to do with cutting knife as a ...
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1answer
198 views

What is the first instance of the “Saving humans from themselves” trope

After watching Age of Ultron (in which, ridiculously reduced, Ultron, tasked with saving humanity, decides that to save it, he must destroy it, because it is its own worst threat) I thought of I, ...
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1answer
189 views

80s horror film with a man pulling something out of his ear [duplicate]

I once saw a single scene of this horror film from mid- to late-80s where a man is looking in a mirror and feels something in his ear. He finds something and pulls and then continues to pull what ...
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1answer
65 views

Inspector Gadget on public television?

A long time ago (I'm guessing late 1970s or early 1980s) I happened upon an animated motion-picture on my local public-television station (which was probably KPBS in the Los Angeles area). During the ...
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1answer
416 views

What is this Movie about an intelligent house plant?

I am searching for the movie title. Please help! Takes place in the USA about the 1980's? An single man (a writer?) works from his apartment and has a house plant (spider plant i think) that he has ...
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112 views

American Ultra - Is this a remake, or has it been in production for a while?

So the other night I was trying to think of a movie I know I'd seen, where some weasley guy is in a parking lot in front of a store and it turns out he's some super FBI agent whose mind has been ...
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1answer
84 views

Contemporary Western film about father and son(s) who witness a stagecoach robbery

American movie. Released in the last 10 or so years. All I remember is one scene: Father and son (possibly sons) are up on a rocky/dirt slope. They witness a stagecoach robbery. Much gunfire. ...
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1answer
56 views

Company plans to build a power plant in the Middle East with smoke stacks described as “fire-breathing dragons”

Many years ago when I first came to the U.S. and barely understood or spoke English I saw a movie I would like to see again but have never been able to find it. It was about building a power plant ...
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0answers
103 views

Similarities between “The Equalizer” and “Hitman: Absolution”

I was wondering that the movie The Equalizer is so much like the game Hitman: Absolution, like the way the protagonist kills and the music. Especially the one track that plays right after Pushkin dies ...
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1answer
286 views

Movie with 3 friends using a time machine constructed by one of them

The movie is about 3 friends where one of them makes a time machine. First they send the dog then the one who made the machine sends himself and lastly he sends his two friends. They get to the same ...
2
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0answers
243 views

A man watching a bathing woman through a knothole - what was the name of this Swedish thriller?

Some time around the mid 90's I saw a Swedish thriller about a woman that was being stalked/watched by a man. I remember not much but one particular scene: The woman is taking a relaxing bath in her ...
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1answer
159 views

Why was the code cracking device needed in S02E10?

In the episode "For Art's Sake" (S02E10) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible when Nicholas, disguised as Minister Ocha, is lead by Travers into his vault, he achieves to film Travers typing a ...
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0answers
70 views

Was John Christie supposed to return for a later Mission: Impossible episode?

In the episode "Spy" (S01E14) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible the IMF team is tasked with finding and destroying a chemical weapons factory owned by former MI6 agent John Christie and putting ...
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1answer
99 views

Why didn't the Germans attack?

In the movie "As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me", there was a scene where German prisoners were marching while guarded by Russian soldiers with weapons. Considering how outnumbered the guards were, why ...
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1answer
179 views

Why were the Germans drinking their own pee?

In the movie "As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me", around the 15 minute mark, why was the German prisoner drinking his own pee? Couldn't he just lick snow or ice?
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1answer
132 views

Looking for Belgian short silent movie about dystopian society

I'm looking for a Belgian short silent movie, black & white, probably from the 30s. I saw the movie some 30 years ago, when our physics teacher showed it to us, probably because class finished 10 ...
2
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1answer
202 views

What is the name of the movie with a car that's throttle is stuck?

I think I saw this movie in the early 2000s. There were three people in car (1 woman and 2 men) that didn't know each other well. I think they just met each other. The woman was driving and a white ...
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2answers
2k views

Were the Gotham Rogue football team real football players?

I heard the Gotham Rogue football team in The Dark Knight Rises were billed as actual football players, but they were just actors. Is this true?
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1answer
340 views

Why was Victor not with Wolverine in Hiroshima?

So I was wondering if I was the only one who caught this. In the beginning of the movie "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" we see Logan and Victor in all wars including World War II but in the movie "The ...
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1answer
16k views

Movie about young teenage boy having an affair with the maid

I saw this movie when I was about 8 years old (so in the early '80s). I did not hear much of the movie since I snuck into the living room and was secretly watching behind the couch when my babysitter ...
2
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1answer
101 views

How old is the Dude?

Is there any reference as to how old the Dude is in The Big Lebowski? Looks 45ish but I was wondering if there is any reference to it in the movie.
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2answers
579 views

Is it common for kings to use their mother's house in titles?

In season 1 episode 7, "You Win or You Die", of Game of Thrones, the scene where Ned tried to expose that Joffrey is Jamie's bastard, not trueborn of Robert, Joffrey is shown to be styled by the names ...
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0answers
30 views

What is the nature of the relationship between Augustus Steranko & Ilsa Grunt?

In the 1991 film "If Looks Could Kill", the antagonists are businessman Augustus Steranko (Roger Rees) and his associate Ilsa Grunt (Linda Hunt). Throughout the film, the two show no signs of a ...

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