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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Is it possible to get an A-lister into a big-budget movie without anybody knowing?

Could a studio realistically disguise until the premiere the presence of an A-list actor in a small but non-trivial part in a movie they would not be expected to be involved in? Presumably if they're ...
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Blond man who beats people and fights crime

I'm trying to identify a movie but I only saw the trailer. I believe the premise of the movie is a guy in a fight club type setting (but it's not Fight Club) who begins to act out his imagination, ...
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What is the meaning of the title Trainspotting?

I want to ask about the title of the famous 1996 movie Trainspotting. What is the meaning of it and how does it fit in the context of story ?
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A Gerard Depardieu movie

A Gerard Depardieu movie about a murder and a hit man. Two guys working together. One dumb but meticulous and brawny, one smart but scrawny. They look after the daughter of the murdered family
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Title of a 2014 movie about a computer programmer sent to an island to build an AI [closed]

Does anybody know the name of this film. I saw a trailer early in 2014, it was about a computer programmer that gets 'chosen' by a mega rich tech company owner and sent to his private island to help ...
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Nomination vs Won

I would like to know the difference between "nominated" and "won" with regards to movie awards. From what I understand: Won : The actor has received the award. Nominated : The actor has not yet ...
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Is it possible to predict the financial success of movies?

In response to Sony pulling The Interview (albeit temporarily), various writers wrote about how much money it was projected to make, had it been released according to schedule. Assuming that the ...
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What is the significance of the recording played during the coffin scene?

In House of 1000 Corpses, one of the final scenes is the firefly clan making Denise and Jerry get into a coffin, which they then lower into a pit. Otis has a tape recorder that he starts playing that ...
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Repeatedly stating: “I apologize!”

Since I just used the phrase "I apologize" in a comment here, I find that I have a fragmentary audio portion of a scene ear-wigged into my brain. I know I've seen it many times, but it just won't worm ...
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51 views

Did Sesame Street use to contain “Monster Time”?

I feel like when I was a child (not that many years ago), Sesame Street had something called "Monster Time" towards the beginning of the show. If it existed, it was dropped around 10 years ago, I ...
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185 views

Serial killer murders newlyweds and steals their engagement rings

I watched a movie years ago where the basic plot was that a serial killer went around killing recently married couples and would take their engagement rings as a calling card. I believe one scene took ...
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Consistent explanation of Enemy

I'm looking for an interpretation or explanation of the events in Enemy (2013) that takes into account all of the following: The poster which indicates that at least some parts of the film take ...
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Is the Good, The Bad and The Ugly set before a Fistful of Dollars?

In the Man With no Name trilogy the third movie to be made (The Good, The Bad and the Ugly (GBU)) is sometimes said to be set before the first of the movies to be released, A Fistful of Dollars (FFD). ...
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When does Patrick Star teach the art of relaxing?

I was watching SpongeBob SquarePants with my daughter a few years ago and there was this episode where Patrick Star teaches the art of relaxing; the zen of keeping his mind blank. I'm trying to find ...
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What are the various rules in Harry's code of conduct?

I have watched through Dexter and there are multiple references to Harry's code of conduct, but they're never listed specifically in any of the episodes as far as I remember. I know that the first ...
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2answers
133 views

Why was Elsa an enchantress?

I must have missed it while watching the wonderful film Frozen. Why was Elsa an enchantress? How? Why wasn't her sister too, then?
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5answers
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Is it possible to tell who is who in each scene?

After reading the answer to this question: Why doesn't Borden know which knot he tied?, in which Angler was told by the wrong twin which knot resulted in his wife's death. Is it possible to tell ...
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Why are “we fucked” “if Esperanza gets to a country with no extradition treaties”?

In "Die Hard 2" (1990), when John realizes that his newest terrorist friends are trying to rescue Gen. Esperanza, he says: If Esperanza gets to a country with no extradition treaties, we're ...
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145 views

How did Dick endanger Holly's children?

In Die Hard 2 Holly and Dick have a heated exchange in the plane and she says something like "Listen, buster. You endangered my children and you didn't do it for anything as noble as the people ..." ...
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Why did Marcellus Wallace throw Tony Rocky Horror out of a window?

In Pulp Fiction, Jules and Vincent discuss the rumour that Marcellus Wallace has thrown Tony Rocky Horror out of a window (causing Tony to develop a speech impediment). It's rumoured that Marcellus ...
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1answer
249 views

What is this snake movie?

I have a faint memory about a movie that I watched 15-20 years ago as a kid. Probably it should be a Hollywood movie. Now I'm looking for that movie for watch again. However I can't remember the name. ...
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1answer
365 views

What was the deal between Haissam Haqqani and Dar Adal?

In S04E11, Dar Adal is seen in the car of Haissam Haqqani in Islamabad. Later in S04E12 (the last one) we learn that there was a deal regarding the videos of Saul during his kidnap by Talibans: ...
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fantasy/adventure character obsessed with birds

I watched a movie, perhaps fifteen years or more ago, that was a fantasy/adventure where the party of adventurers were followed and antagonized by an evil being. One character was obsessed with birds, ...
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Why isn't Woody a valuable item anymore?

In Toy Story 2, Woody is a highly valuable collectible but in Toy Story 3 this isn't true any more. We know Andy has The Internet on his room, so he could have easily checked for his toys' prices but ...
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1answer
161 views

What's the earliest movie with a comedic scene of mistaking a bull for a cow?

As a child I saw an American comedy maybe from the 50s/60s about a woman who loses one man after the other by death. In one scene a soon-to-be-dead husband is trying to milk what he mistakes for a cow ...
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How does Cooper join the expedition for the first time? [duplicate]

In Interstellar, Cooper is able to communicate with his daughter once he enters the Black hole and he is revealed to be the ghost sending messages. This seems to be a paradoxical situation as he ...
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What are the powers of Sauron's ring?

Sauron seems to be able to build armies and enslave races just fine without his ring. Are there any mentions in the Lord of the Rings movies or books as to what the powers of the ring actually are?
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Why is Zook on the photo with Cynthia

In 22 Jump Street, Zook is caught with his tatoo on a picture with Cynthia. Since we know that Zook is not the dealer and neither is Cynthia, why is he on the photo with Cynthia?
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House of Lies freeze frame effect - how is it done?

In watching House of Lies two notable things for me are the parts where Don Cheadle's character breaks the fourth wall (a la Spacey in the similarly named House of Cards) and the freeze frame effect. ...
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1answer
91 views

Grisly war movie following two soldiers after the main conflict on patrol

I'm looking to identify what I remember was a fairly grisly war movie, at least 10-15 years old. Perhaps it was a WW2 flick but it certainly was not a modern conflict. There are four scenes I remember ...
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765 views

Movie in which a crime lord executes hencemen in his office

I've had these particular scenes in my head for years but I'm curious as to what movie they came from, I must have seen it at least 15 years ago. If a henchman messed up in someway he would be ...
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How can I find out about a movie's distribution?

How can I find out about a movie's distribution? In other words, why a particular movie is "limited" release or why one chain is carrying a movie and another is not. For example, Foxcatcher seems to ...
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Why was Foxcatcher rated R?

After watching the movie Foxcatcher, I was very surprised to learn that the movie was rated R, especially considering that there was virtually no sexual content or profanity in the movie at all. The ...
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Detective Movie Style

Which movie started the tradition of black-and-white movies with a first person narrative of a cool, suave private detective that investigates on behalf of a client. (generally wears a fedora and a ...
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Why don't they cover themselves in zombie guts more often?

It was shown in season 1 by Rick and Glenn, and in season 3 by Michonne, that covering yourself in zombie guts is a pretty effective way of avoiding walkers. Sure it wasn't foolproof, but it was still ...
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84 views

Did Scott Adsit give Jason Statham the finger in the Italian Job? [closed]

In the Italian Job, after Scott Adsit fails to notice the green light he gestures at Jason Statham as he drives off. I've got a bet going about whether the gesture in question was the finger or just a ...
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1answer
522 views

What was Cynthia's (the dead girl) role in the drug operations in 22 Jump Street?

In the movie 22 Jump Street, Jencko & Smidth go again as undercover cops at a college where a girl named Cynthia has died. Early on, they have a photo of Cynthia & the drug dealer. Later on ...
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Ending of babadook

In the last scene of The Babadook when Amelia takes worms downstairs to the babadook: Why is it there? Is it by choice or is it a captive? How did telling it not to harm her son drive it off? Why ...
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Why did Corder leak information in “The Final Cut”?

In the original House of Cards series, Corder leaks a tape and documents to Makepeace. I don't see the reason for doing so. Killing Urquhart sort of made sense, but why leak the negative information ...
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Movie about a toy factory and war toys?

I'm looking for a movie about a toy factory. From what I remember, it was about competing sides making toys - one side made violent war toys and the others made nice friendly ones. The makers of the ...
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4answers
1k views

Ending of Donnie Darko

I never understood the movie Donnie Darko. In order not to keep the question vague, what happens in the end?
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Is it historically true that Ip Man beat a Japanese General in a martial-art match?

In the film Ip Man (2008), Ip Man fights Japanese Army general Miura in a martial arts match and beats him. Is that incident historically true? If not, what was the real incident?
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Trainee hitman attempts to kill a woman as a test target but misses

There is a trainee hitman with a mentor who tries to teach him the profession. As a final test the trainee is asked to kill a randomly selected person, a young single woman working at the library. He ...
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What 1980's movie was the first to have an official montage?

We all know that many of the 1980's movies were famous for their montages with cheesy music going on in the background and random clips of the main characters doing things (cleaning up, playing games, ...

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