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Can White Walkers talk?

Through all the five seasons of Game of Thrones we had never seen a White Walker talking. Does this mean they can't talk human language (e.g. they have their own language) or we will never see them ...
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208 views

Help identifying a war movie set in a fort in the desert

I'm trying to remember a movie with only knowing certain details. I remember it was about a man who was in the military. He was stationed at a fort somewhere in the desert. The fort was often under ...
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Explanation about Hank Schrader's character as a brave law enforcement officer

I am from India and in our country, the law enforcement department (Police Department) starts the new recruits with same training. But later on based on the recruits inclinations and skills, they are ...
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Anyone know what this cartoon train whistle is from?

A friend asked me about this picture and it looks SO familiar, but nothing I search for turns out to be it. My memory of it, which may be unreliable, includes that there is someone pulling the ...
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British skit - couple at awful restaurant, but his “favourite” because they give WAY too much change!

Short feature before the main film at the theatre, or maybe a skit in a Brit TV series, maybe 1980's? I'm thinking Michael Pailin or John Cleese? He's taking his date (wife?) to a restaurant he's ...
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How did Deathbolt (Arrow/The Flash) become a meta-human?

On TV Show "Arrow", season 3 episode 18, we were introduced to a new villain Jake Simmons (Deathbolt). After his capture, they did a cross-over scene with "The Flash" with Ray and Cisco talking over ...
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You take a walk, man

This is really bugging me. I'm trying to remember what movie or tv show this scene is from. Its obviously from the 80's or 90s. There are at least two characters. We'll call them Joe and Bob for the ...
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Lyle's vocal delivery

The character of Lyle in Napoleon Dynamite is an old farmer and also a local minister with a vocal delivery that is something between a speech impediment and an extreme redneck mumbling. I am just ...
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486 views

A movie about a man obsessed with Pamela Anderson

It's a movie about a man who comes to America in the early 90's. It was released in summer 2006 and the main character had an obsession with Pamela Anderson Lee and watches her do porn in the movies ...
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Who tips Hank off about his imminent assassination by The Cousins?

In the episode "One Minute" of Breaking Bad, Hank gets a phone call from a digitally modified voice, telling him that he would be killed in a minute's time. Who initiated this phone call? Some ...
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Have the Arrow writers fully planned out Oliver's 5 years away?

I was just bothered about the whole continuity thing, and whether the writers make up Oliver's time away for 5 years as they go along, or if everything has been laid out already. For instance, no way ...
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231 views

Can a person die of starvation in an Inception-like dream?

Is it possible that a person, dreaming at 2nd or 3rd level, can die of hunger? And, will that person wake up to reality? In case, the person is heavily sedated, will he wake up or go in a limbo?
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Why didn't Mal use her totem (spinning top) before she actually died?

In Inception, it was told that the totem's concept was invented by Mal. Then why didn't Mal use her spinning top to find out if she is in a dream or not before jumping off the window? Is it the case ...
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Help identify sci-fi horror movie with killer cyborg experiment

I remember only having a glimpse of this movie as a child. This was around 1996ish. But I can not get it out of my head and I'm dying to know what it was. Movie looked like it was from the late 80s ...
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125 views

Film Identification - Nazi POW camp where guards leave and inmates pretend to have laryngitus

I saw a film a long time ago (probably early 1990s, but I'd have thought it was a lot older) and I've been trying to identify it. It's set in a Nazi prisoner of war camp during the second world war. ...
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228 views

Movie from 70s or 80s on screen in Furious 7

In Fast & Furious 7 opening, Han was killed by Deckard Shaw. After that Toretto went to visit Hobbs in the hospital after being beat up by Deckard. Hobbs was watching a movie or a TV Show which ...
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675 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 ...
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379 views

Why would Claire Underwood leave Frank?

At the end of the third season of House of Cards, Claire Underwood announces that she is leaving Frank, ostensibly because she can no longer stand his condescending and abusive behavior. But I ...
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Why didn't Saito kill himself when he was stuck in limbo?

In Inception Cobb tells Ariadne that he was stuck in limbo with Mal for 50 years. Then they killed themselves by lying on the railway track. So, it is possible to commit suicide even if you are in ...
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263 views

Who invented time travel in Terminator Genisys?

There are three time machines (or parts thereof) in Terminator Genisys. The one in 2029, the one in 1984 and the one in 2017. Pops and John Connor are able to build the 1984 & 2017 machines ...
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641 views

Why is Stanley Kubrick classed as one of the greatest directors?

While having an interest for movies, but more concise, good movies, you hear about different actors, producers, directors, filmmakers etc, but one person has come up a lot while researching ...
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141 views

Cartoon movie from 80's, possibly Russian fairytale

I'm trying to find a movie that I watched once as a teenager, so in the 80's. It was cartoon, not live-action, and I believe the story was a Russian fairytale. The protagonist was a boy who was sent ...
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How did the giant travel across the sea to Castle Black?

In the Game of Thrones episode (S05E08) where Jon Snow, the now Lord Commander of the Night's Watch reaches the Wildling's camp across the sea with boats to take the Wildlings to the south of the wall ...
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263 views

Strange movie with a farm boy dealing with uncertainty about his sexuality

I keep remembering bits of this movie I saw parts of ~15 years ago, but I can't put together the right keywords to find it. Here are some details: The story centers around a boy in a farm town (I ...
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How do TV shows earn money and how to find the stats about it?

Whenever a big budget movie comes out we see some statistics like first week earning breaks this and that record. So money/earning also became a source of addressing success or failure for that movie. ...
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What is the title of this animated short about a man blinded in an accident?

I'm trying to track down an animated short from the late 1980s or early 1990s. Here are some details: The plot involves a man who is in an accident (most likely involving a car) where he is ...
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How did Leonard manage to distort his memory of Sammy Jenkins?

So in Memento Leonard already knew about the whole Sammy Jenkins thing because it happened before his accident. So some time after man-slaughtering his wife, how was he then able to convince himself ...
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248 views

Movie about vampires with a young doctor falling in love with a blond vampire

I don't remember much about this, it was between 80s and 90s maybe. It was about a young doctor that meets a blond vampire girl and falls in love with her, i think she was part of a coven or something ...
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137 views

Name of this futuristic movie about cloning?

I think it was made between the 80s and 90s. It was about two doctors, friends, that were developing cloning when a man appears and shoots one of them. The doctor wakes up only to discover he is in ...
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Was Aydın really that bad?

Just finished watching Winter Sleep, and am wondering if maybe I missed something. In the Wikipedia article on the film, it states: It turns out that most people have at least one very good ...
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Why didn't the Indominus Rex eat or kill the Velociraptors?

Jurassic World The Indominus Rex is a genetically modified new kind of Dianosour. Now when Masrani first went to see the Indominus, part of the conversation was like Masrani: What happened to the ...
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Why did Luke not let the man on the street enter into the car in 'Vanishing on 7th Street'?

In the movie 'Vanishing on 7th Street' we see the initial power outage and how different persons reacted to that. After these initial scenes the movie jumps multiple days forward. In the next scene we ...
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Which characters in Game Of Thrones have a Valyrian Steel sword?

In Game of Thrones, a Valyrian steel sword is one of the most popular things in weaponry. I can only remember Jon Snow and Brienne of Tarth possessing a Valyrian steel sword. Are there other ...
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146 views

Why is classic IMAX not digital?

These days everything is digital. I came to know that, real 70MM IMAX i.e (not LieIMAX) are shown using film stock instead of digital once. What's keeping them from producing the format in digital ...
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86 views

Why is the Satellite of Love shaped like a bone?

Why is the SOL in MST3K shaped like a bone? I know it's not hard sci-fi or anything, but has it ever been explained by the creators, actors, set designers, etc? The views of the inner architecture do ...
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Old cartoon movie from late 80's / early 90's with a flying ship

I can remember snippets of this movie I saw as a kid. It was either Claymation or animation and I remember a lot of orange tones. It was about some sort of creature that went on an adventure in a ...
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138 views

Movie featuring AI super villain

I seem to remember a trailer a while ago advertising a movie in which there was a male humanoid terminator-like AI android who had escaped from a lab and the movie revolved around trying to kill him ...
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548 views

Why does Michael Corleone need a bodyguard to translate for him when he first met Apollonia's father?

In The Godfather I, when Michael Corleone took refuge in Sicilly, he met Apollonia and then met the inn owner who happened to be Apollonia's father. Michael wanted Apollonia to be his wife and he ...
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552 views

Why do we see Tesla “inventing” the machine in “The Prestige”?

I understand the whole magic/cloning/one-upping each other bit in "The Prestige". I don't understand why they specifically needed Nicola Tesla to be the inventor/creator of this cloning machine. ...
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234 views

80s/90's Sci-fi movie about gambling with blue liquid that creates life and makes it longer

I just recalled another gem from my childhood. It's a movie where people gamble by playing games against each other where the winner gets the opponent's blue liquid. The blue liquid is something that ...
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124 views

Duration of day and night on Pandora

In Avatar, as Pandora itself is a moon orbiting around a planet, that in turn orbits around a star, does it (Pandora) have random number of hours in day and night? Is there any reference about it?
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Movie about a girl with photographic memory

The plot is something like this, this girl was in College and she gets bullied because she's crazy smart. One scene I remember is there's something in her dorm room, like an experiment, with the use ...
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190 views

UK TV drama broadcast in 1970s / 1980s about two young boys in the Victorian era

I remember this show on British TV in the late 1970s / early 1980s. It was suitable for children and broadcast before the watershed, but I don't remember if it was part of a "programmes for children" ...
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Why adding “in colour” when referring to “Wizard of Oz”?

In the 3rd episode of the 4th season of Episodes, Matt takes Beverly to a Golden Globe gift party. While entering it she says (writing from memory): It's like being in Wizard of Oz. In colour. ...
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Why does Myrcella Baratheon live in Dorne?

Since when and why does Myrcella Baratheon from Game of Thrones live in Dorne rather than with her parents in King's Landing?
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160 views

Why didn't Richard Kimble get shot?

Who doesn't love The Fugitive? Seriously there is just one part of the movie I don't get. This is after Kimble leaves visiting the prisoner at the city jail and is being chased by Deputy Gerard. ...
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SciFi movie from early to mid 90's with humans on a conveyor belt being killed

When I was young I remember walking into the TV room and someone had left the TV on. Well there was a movie playing about these people that were on a conveyor belt which would harvest their organs ...
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Spanish (?) “version” of “Le papillon”?

Okay, so I remember watching the 2002 French film, Le papillon (aka The Butterfly) when I was a kid - movie about a grumpy older man who collects butterflies and connects with a little girl who goes ...
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395 views

Sherlock - Searching inside a “C” Drive for Quest Search?

Is there any logical reason to Search inside a "C" Drive or is just a goof ? It definitely blows away the standards of Sherlock built in the previous episodes. Is it just me or anyone else felt ...
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170 views

Were old TV shows routinely sped up for some reason?

I have recently made a habit of waking up early, and as a by-product spend my mornings catching re-runs of The Donna Reed Show. I've noticed in a number of episodes, though not necessarily all of them,...

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