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Secret door in shed has fantasy world behind it

I'm looking for the title of a movie I recently watched, maybe 2 months ago. I saw the preview online during an ad I had to watch. Man's father dies and he finds a secret door in his fathers ...
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Identify this 90s prision movie

This was made in the early 90s I think, the lead actor had a pretty spectacular black moustache. I think he was a journalist. He was set up by some corrupt cops he was investigating and sent to ...
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145 views

Force Majeure (2014): significance of scene in the fog

What is the significance of the scene in the fog near the end of Force Majeure (2014)?
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339 views

Comedy (Arabic?) about school teacher adopting her boyfriends' lifestyles

I saw bits of this on an overnight bus in Egypt in (I think) 2011. I couldn't follow any of the dialogue, and I think I fell asleep a few times missing a few segments, so this is all me reading ...
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177 views

Looking for animated film with a child who sees their father killed with a morning star

I've been scratching my head with this one for a few days now. I remember an animated movie which I watched sometime as a child (so it's at least 7-8 years old probably more). Here are the scenes I ...
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90 views

Publisher/editor becomes paranoid and ends up killing someone, discovers he is living a story written by his assistant

A few years ago I watched a movie that opens with a somewhat arrogant editor/publisher type guy who keeps promising to get around to reading his assistant/secretary's manuscript, but never does. Some ...
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899 views

Kids names in Empire (TV show)

In the TV Series Empire, Lucious, which seems to be Christian name, had children with his ex-wife, Cookie, not sure what kind of a name that is. Their kids have names - Hakeem and Jamal, both of which ...
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sun setting in the south

In the last 5 minutes of San Andreas, there are at least 2 shots where the camera looks down the length of the Golden Gate Bridge (in San Francisco), and the sun is setting over the hills past it. The ...
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780 views

80s/90s Sci-Fi TV show about an alien with a small flying friend

I saw a live action TV show when I was a kid and I can not remember the title and I only have vague memories of it. It was running at the end of the 80s, beginning of 90s. It is a science-fiction ...
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148 views

Italian movie, a large olive oil pot and boat trip to a floating island

About 35 years ago (+/- 5 years), I saw an Italian movie on television that made a strong impact on me (a small child back then). I'm not really much into movies but I've been asking around and ...
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Why does 'The Wolf of Wall Street' contain so many nude scenes?

Recently I watched 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and was quite disturbed by the many naked/nude scenes. They seemed a little unecessary to me, as they could as well have been shot as legs alone or similar ...
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126 views

What does Bromantic comedy genre mean?

I heard that writing a bromantic comedy is the trendy business in many parts of the world including India. But what is Bromantic?
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3k views

Ending of Eden Lake

I just watched the movie Eden Lake (2008). It has a very sad and disturbing ending. The bad guy who killed Steve and also burned Adam alive for his disobedience doesn't get any punishment but the lady ...
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Movie where author writes the life of some guy?

A few years ago, I remember something about a movie where an author is writing a book (or movie) and, as she writes it, the plot comes to life in a random guy's life? Sorry for the vagueness, but I ...
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1answer
502 views

What was the two guys' relationship in the suits?

In Snowpiercer there were two guys in suits (the one in the blue suit, and the one in the grey suit, one was young and one was old). In the beginning, the one in the blue suit was lying on the guy ...
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395 views

Why the two guys are so much determined in killing the Korean girl?

In Snowpiercer the two men who were wearing suits (one in the blue suit with black hair, and one in the grey with white hair), they both really wanted to kill the Korean girl, Why?
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149 views

Movie with a terrorist group named “black panthers”

I saw this movie 20 years ago on regional TV. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD There is a black policeman who investigates a terrorist action committed by a sort of "black panther" group. A friend of this ...
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105 views

Movie with black vigilantes

The movie is about a black vigilante gang who start to clean the ghetto from pushers, prostitution pimps and so on. I remember only two scenes. The first: A man of the gang tells to other man, ...
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239 views

A possible Donnie Darko reference to 2002

Donnie Darko the film features a recurring scene consisting of fast-cut composition of various overlaying elements atop a large pupil. One of these elements appears to be a stack trace/core dump for ...
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115 views

A parent who may be a poet dies and children(?) go through a manuscript

In this movie (possibly international*), an old parent (probably a father) dies (or is dying) and somewhat estranged children (grown adults) come to deal with the situation. The parent had been a ...
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251 views

How does ADR work?

How does ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement) work? There's an entry in Wikipedia that says what it is (essentially actors dubbing their lines in post production, sometimes requiring several takes) ...
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How does Ellen Degeneres manage such exorbitant giveaways?

I have been watching The Ellen DeGeneres Show for quite a long time. Simply a heart-warming show that touches people's lives in many ways. I know the show has plenty of sponsors but giving a $100,000 ...
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Do I need to watch all James Bond movies starring Daniel Craig before watching Skyfall to understand the plot and characters?

Do I need to watch the James Bond movies starring Daniel Craig (Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace) before watching Skyfall to understand the plot and characters?
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913 views

American movie from late 2000, a young girl and and old man go about killing people

There're two main characters: a young girl who hates people around her because of their careless..or..ignorance. She so much hates this one particular girl from her school who stars in reality show, ...
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315 views

Movie about a man who doesn't know to fight and gets trained by someone then he ends up in prison

I didn't watch the whole movie only parts of it. He are some of the instances I remembered, The hero guy doesn't knows to fight so he hires someone who teaches him fighting, later on that guy fucks ...
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344 views

Why was Mal's projection in limbo?

In Inception, how did Cobb know Mal would be in limbo? She was a projection, not a real person. When Arthur explains the rules for limbo, or anywhere else in the movie, there is nothing to indicate ...
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How can a mechanic tell if sugar was added to the fuel tank?

In King Pin (1996), during the first scenes we see the protagonist having trouble with his car, so he takes it to a mechanic. The mechanic wastes no time spotting the problem. He even dips his ...
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1answer
347 views

Did the writers know from the beginning who Red John was?

Rewatching The Mentalist lately, I realized that we actually meet Red John quite early. The true identity of Red John was revealed years later. That made me wonder. Did the writers know the identity ...
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How does Eggsy become so efficient in fight?

The first half of the movie, Eggsy (the main character) doesn't seem good in fighting. We don't see him really fight but he certainly doesn't seem that good. He gets bullied by his father in law ...
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Movie about a scientist inventing a formula that is wanted by a company

I watched a movie during my time at the Dentist, but only caught the last ~30 mins of it. It was about some scientist & how a man/ CEO/ company/ organization wants his invention. This was what ...
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Does Capable heal Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, when Capable, one of Immortan Joe's wives, finds Nux hidden in the rear of the Rig, he is distraught at having failed Joe. Capable tries to console him and at one point he ...
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How do they shoot live commentary in reality shows?

In reality shows, like say Master Chef, you see constant commentary by the contestants as they are cooking. They talk of errors and mistakes in present tense. During the cook, this is not possible ...
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How can the A.I. robot charge its battery?

Spoiler Alert In ExMachina, the A.I. robot successfully escapes. But we learn earlier, that it can control the power failures, by reversing the direction of electric current (or some technical stuff ...
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235 views

Pyscho thriller/horror movie with a poison and an antidote in people's brain

This movie was released in 2013-14, while I have not seen it, I have read the plot on IMDB, and wanted to watch it. Plot: A pyscho kidnaps a group of people and poisons them/injects them with toxins. ...
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Are there any real-world equivalents to spitting fuel into the engine?

I saw Mad Max: Fury Road this weekend, its an incredible film that relies heavily on storytelling through visuals. A lot of the film is open to interpretation but what I want to know is: When fuel is ...
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200 views

Screen within Another Screen

What do you call a filming technique of having a smaller screen within the main screen? It's typically used in a news show where the main screen shows the report from the scene and the small one ...
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723 views

Which TV episode parodied the Mad Max guitarist?

I just watched Mad Max: Fury Road this weekend and the guitarist that is on the front of one of the rigs seemed familiar to me. Here's a picture from another question: I haven't seen the original ...
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What are the bumps on Nux's neck/shoulder?

During a point in Mad Max: Fury Road, Nux says something about these bumps that would eventually kill him but I don't recall if he actually explained what they were or if it was left to our ...
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Horror anthology help

Please I need help.. Looking for a horror movie that has a few short stories. I only remember 1 story & some of the main action between stories. The main action was an unseen narrator hiding in a ...
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Why did Max Da Costa not acquire more magazines for his ChemRail?

Why did Max Da Costa not try and acquire more ammunition magazines for the first ChemRail rifle he acquired from the weapon rack when he escaped to Elysium's armory? Because he could have easily ...
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How did “Good Kill” get the cooperation of the Air Force?

How did Good Kill (2014) get the cooperation of the Air Force? It's a heavy handed moralistic drama about an ex-airman who is driven to drink because of his "conscience" as a Predator pilot and how ...
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What does Nux say?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, right before the scene when Nux what does he say? It was a short line and I think it had the word "men" or something.
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158 views

Identify film based on short dialogue between a spinster and a middle-aged man

I'm looking for the title of a movie I saw back in the 60's. The only thing I remember is this short dialogue between a spinster and a middle-aged man: Spinster - "There are worse things than ...
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1answer
188 views

Name the movie in which boy dies at the end?

I saw a movie on HBO last year.. i only saw last few minutes of the movie in which a boy dies in the end, and on his funeral this poem is singed in the church. I can fly but i want his wings i can ...
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200 views

Movie about a serial killer 'in-training'

I'm looking for this horror movie I watched quite a while ago, not exactly sure when, maybe ~2006? Might be later too, really don't remember. It's about this guy who wants to become a serial killer ...
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674 views

The very ending of Ex-Machina

Just saw Ex Machina, which was cool and yet somewhat strange, and the very ending is eluding me. If you've seen it you'll know it, if you haven't then this description means nothing. Shadows ...
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329 views

Was Psych the first TV series to remake its own episode?

Psych, Season 8, Episode 3 ,"Remake A.K.A. Cloudy... With a Chance of Improvement", was a remake of the Season 1 Episode "Cloudy... With a Chance of Murder". The wikipedia entry says it is "the ...
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22k views

What happened during the deleted scenes in Kingsman: The Secret Service?

I watched the movie Kingsman: The Secret Service this weekend, I enjoyed and it is a wonderful movie, but I heard that there were some scenes that has been deleted. Can you tell what are those ...
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Legality of using fake license plates in movies

When a movie is filmed in a location that is different than the location in the script (e.g. a movie set somewhere in the US that is filmed in Canada), and there are automobiles shown with license ...
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Why would Caleb write code with comments?

In Ex Machina, towards the end of the movie, we see Caleb hacking the system of the building to reverse the door mechanisim, and if you pause the movie at the right time, you could see that he is ...

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