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Tv show about another dimension/magic land through a magic mirror

I keep thinking about a show I used to watch on tv, and damn I wanna know the title :P It was a live-action show that I saw somewhere between halfway the 90's and halfway the 2000's, and I'm almost ...
2
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2answers
138 views

What is the name of this french movie?

Many years ago, I have looked a french movie where the main characters were cleaning glasses, then they became hostage in a building. I don't remember the title of this movie. Who can help me to find ...
3
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2answers
281 views

I need the Title to this zombie film

A small group of teens are going to or leaving prom nite and they get hit by a truck transporting chemicals or something and it brings them back as zombies. I think it's a late 80S early 90s film and ...
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3answers
592 views

Is Agent J son of the Cop who died at the end

I watched Men In Black 3 (2012). Here as Griffin (the man who could see future) told that someone should have to die, if it's not Agent K, then it would be someone else. Exactly according to it, a ...
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254 views

Why not send back dead or drugged people in Looper?

I understand that it would ruin the story but why not shoot the target in the future and then just send back the dead body? Or with their legs broken? Or drugged? It seems like a lot could go wrong ...
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4k views

Why did these 'creatures' fight each other?

[Source] In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, after Bilbo and the Dwarves leave Rivendell they encounter Three(?) Stone Giants who punch and throw rocks at each other. It appeared like they ...
10
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1answer
315 views

Why has the Moonraker Shuttle Carrier Aircraft crashed in the Yukon?

In the James Bond movie Moonraker (1979), the earliest plot development is the theft of a Moonraker shuttle from the back of a 747 SCA, which, according to Bond (approx. 9m 36s into the film), ...
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Why was Teddy using Leonard in Memento?

If you can believe Teddy's lies then he was a cop who had worked on the case of the break in, attack on Leonard and rape of Leonard's wife. He then worked with Leonard and helped him track down and ...
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69 views

Damon taking Elena to a faroff city and bar?

In The Vampire Diaries, S01E11, Why does Damon takes Elena to a far off city and then to a bar? What was his purpose? In an earlier episode it was said that he does everything with a purpose.
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373 views

Differences in plot or character among Game of Thrones TV adaptation and book

I have not read the Game of Thrones books. But at the same time I have heard of people complaining that there has been deviation from the plot and a lot of characters merit more development and ...
9
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1answer
596 views

Apprentice magician kidnaps people to turn them into human-shaped building blocks

I have a memory of watching a movie on TV when I was a kid. I wasn't familiar with anime at the time, but looking back I believe it was anime. I would have watched it sometime between 1982 and 1986 on ...
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1answer
144 views

Does Dr No have all his fingers?

A friend is going as Dr No for his Christmas party, and wants to make sure he gets all the finer details down. I decided to go the whole hog and have built myself a surprisingly accurate Dr. No ...
10
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328 views

Was Patrice hired for murder or suicide?

In Skyfall, the contract killer Patrice travels to Shanghai where he forces entry into a skyscraper and shoots a man in an adjacent building with his sniper rifle, when he is attacked and inadvertedly ...
6
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1answer
676 views

What happened to Frou-Frou in the 1967 Soviet film Anna Karenina?

In the 1967 Soviet film Анна Каренина directed by Aleksandr Zarkhi, there is a race sequence during which Count Vronsky's horse, Frou-Frou, is seriously injured. What happened to the horse which ...
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3answers
946 views

Looking for a documentary series on martial arts

Looking for documentary series on martial arts: Probably 2000-2006 I think 1 host (martial artist) traveling the world to see all kinds of styles In the episode in Korea at the end he performed a ...
12
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1answer
1k views

Did the fuel transform Wikus, or was it something else?

In the movie District 9, Wikus van der Merwe goes through a transformation into an alien after being exposed to an alien artifact. Throughout the development of the story, it is revealed that the ...
4
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4answers
378 views

Does Harry's cloak make the wearer invisible to all charms and spells?

In "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" in the end of the "That's for my father" incident with Malfoy on the Hogwarts Express, Luna Lovegood finds Harry Potter under his cloak with the help of ...
6
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1answer
162 views

How much money did it take to run “The Sting”?

I just watched The Sting again this weekend. I know that the pay-off at the end netted the grifters a lot of money, but even before that Gondorff, Hooker, and Twist are spending left and right. ...
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2answers
840 views

What is the green background? (“green screen”)

What do you call the green backgrounds which are used to create CGI backgrounds, weather reports etc. Why is green color always used?
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0answers
513 views

TV show from the late 80s, early 90s about guy who dies and goes back in time to watch over family [closed]

I vaguely remember watching a TV show some 20-odd years ago, but remember only a few details from the pilot episode: 1) This guy dies, and is told he has to go back in time to watch over some ...
3
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1answer
252 views

British children's cartoon about a sailor

I have a TV theme song stuck in my head. Please help me identify the TV show so I can listen to the song. It was a catchy sea shanty, and I'm pretty sure it was played on a concertina. Here's what I ...
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1answer
1k views

Why are there typically no more than 24 episodes in a TV Season?

I noted that there is typically a maximum of 24 episodes per a season in a TV show. What is the reason for that?
5
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2answers
1k views

What is Max Detweiler's relationship with the other characters?

In The Sound of Music, who is Max Detweiler, a.k.a. Uncle Max? I know he mooches off rich people. That much is obvious. But how does he know the Captain and the Baroness, and why do all the children ...
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1answer
328 views

When did theaters first start showing matinees or giving matinee discounts?

I'm trying to figure out if matinees (and the subsequent matinee prices) have always been a part of movie history or if they were adopted later on. I know matinee was adopted by the English from the ...
10
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1answer
485 views

Will's problem in Good Will Hunting

I am a big fan of this movie. However I did not understand what Will's major problem was? He was a mathematical genius but did not care about academic or financial success. I do get that he was a ...
4
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2answers
392 views

Why was Jim so enthusiastic about Dwight's Christmas party?

In the most recent episode of The Office, Dwight Christmas, Jim very enthusiastically supports Dwight's Christmas party plans. And he seems to genuinely enjoy the party, in all of its awkwardness. ...
6
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1answer
447 views

Man learns hypnosis and mind-reading; helps police during interrogations

The movie I am looking for consists of two stories which are almost separate, almost as if someone took two movies and concatenated them. In the first part of the story, the protagonist learns to ...
8
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1answer
6k views

What does the scorpion represent in Drive?

A scorpion is visible on the drivers jacket throughout the whole film. He even asks Albert Brooks' character "Did you ever hear the story of the scorpion and the frog?". What does the scorpion ...
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1answer
163 views

What is the CBFC's definition of a Film?

How does one decide which "films" need to be certified by the CBFC? Would a long special episode created only for television, with no theratrical release, require certification because it is called a ...
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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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3answers
6k views

Did Bond sleep with Eve?

In Skyfall, during the scene before Bond visits the casino in Macau, when Eve shaves him, it is not completely clear to me if they sleep with each other afterwards, although the atmosphere between ...
3
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1answer
706 views

Was the last play in The Longest Yard(2005) completely fair?

After the trick-play (Fumblerooski) to level scores against the guards, the Mean Machine go for the two-point conversion. Here, they start talking among themselves and Crewe with Scarborough to ...
3
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1answer
379 views

Who is speaking over the end credits of Argo?

During the end credits of Argo a man speaks about the events of the film. Who is the speaker?
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2answers
704 views

Cartoon about a robot that comes out of a pool

I saw this cartoon as a kid(80's). All I can remember is that there was a pool that split open and a robot would come out and help defeat the bad guys. I want to say it came on during the block with ...
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2answers
1k views

What does Barney say and mean?

It's in season 8 episode 3 of How I Met Your Mother at 8:22min. I found it on youtube too. "Barney!!!" "Icksnay on the ealray amenay!" "Mr and Mrs Erikson?" "Youuu son of a... itchbay!" The ...
3
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1answer
269 views

Movie about a troubled teen that sounds something like “oriander” or “coriander”

I saw a movie a few years back (more than 5-6 years for sure, but the movie could be older). All I can recollect is,there's a teenage girl who was simple and sober in the beginning but later on she ...
6
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4answers
614 views

Mother helps drug addict son suffering during withdrawal by giving him a fix

I only remember a scene from this movie: A drug addict is locked up by his mother in a house to stop him from getting drugs. Seeing how much he suffers going through withdrawal the mother decides to ...
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4answers
320 views

What was the first case of a celebrity playing a fictionalized version of her/himself?

James Van Der Beek in Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 is one of the more recent examples of celebrities playing a fictionalized version of themselves To be clear, I'm not talking about a ...
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1answer
174 views

With a million years with them, how did they ever managed to almost die?

I the movie, In Time, the main characters stole a million years but still how did they manage to almost die at the last part of the movie? Or, why did they ever put themselves in such a position that ...
5
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2answers
740 views

Is Skyfall preparing the ground to some major change in the franchise?

In Skyfall, they send a hint that there could be some major changes to the Bond franchise, or even possible a final episode. For instance: For the first time 007 appears getting old Q is now a ...
10
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3answers
461 views

Could Neo's supernatural powers in the real world suggest that there were a super-matrix?

That was what I thought when they released The Matrix Reloaded, and later in The Matrix Revolutions, when Neo exhibits super-natural powers in the "real" world. Giving the posibility that the "real" ...
9
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1answer
756 views

Has The Simpsons changed significantly in essence with time?

In the old days one could easily empathize with some characters, thus many situations ended up as funny ones. Now a days, it's like they try to convince us to empathize with them by giving some ...
5
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2answers
3k views

How accurate was the portrayal of Autism in Rain Man?

In Rain Man, Raymond Babbit has the following attributes: Eidetic memory Crazy counting and maths skills Obsessive compulsive about schedule (ie. meals, TV) Dislike of human touch "Random" fears - ...
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1answer
1k views

In Mystic River, How did listening to the 911 tape solve the case?

In Mystic River, Sean and Whitey don't have a clue about the real killers of Katie until they finally listen to the 911 tape. Sean notices that the caller refers to the victim as a she, although he ...
5
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1answer
184 views

Television show with a cross-eyed lion

Looking to identify a television show that I saw a long time ago. I believe the show was from the 80's but may have been even from the late 70's. It involved people living/working on a game preserve ...
2
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2answers
116 views

Who's Tom Bishop's support in China? Is it the same guy he worked with in 'Nam?

In Spy Game, when Tom Bishop was a sniper in Vietnam, he had a partner (his spotter) who, as far as I can tell, is named Tran, played by Benedict Wong: Later, he does a "rogue" operation in China, ...
6
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4answers
524 views

The guy who takes over M's position in Skyfall, is he evil or good?

You know, the guy who is advising M for a while during beginning of Skyfall wanting her to resign and such. He sure seemed evil to me and my friends and I had a debate about this... So is he a good ...
3
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1answer
289 views

Soldier forced to kill captured prisoner

American English movie, genre : drama, production house mostly mgm This is the movie about an American war hero who was largely neglected during his childhood. He joins the army and during his first ...
2
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2answers
634 views

How the new Omnitrix watch connected to the old Ultimatrix plot?

In the Ben 10 Omniverse there are so many continuity issues i observed But the main issue is with his new watch, Is there anything mention in any episode which i have missed? I mean how can this new ...
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4k views

Is this mask really possible?

Sometimes we see a mask is used by an actor of a film by which he drastically changes his face. I was under the impression that only after plastic surgery one can change his face. I stumbled upon this ...

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