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How is Gideon able to capture people of Gravity Falls in appropriate camera angles?

I was watching Gravity Falls S1E20, here Dipper defeats Gideon inside the huge robot and crash lands the robot on ground. When the people of Gravity Falls assemble to check out the explosion and ...
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Where did the “dream effect” originate?

When a TV or movie character begins to dream (or daydream), there is a common set of effects used to communicate that to the audience: Whitened screen or edges (a "cloudy" effect) Sometimes a brief ...
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The movie “Shogun” 10 hr DVD vs 2 hr VHS

I Remember seeing Shogun for sale in blockbuster video back in the mid-late 90's. It was only on ONE VHS tape. It was either 2 hours or one and a half, I forgot. I was upset that someone had treated ...
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651 views

How does Bird-Person not know what humans eat?

In Rick and Morty S02E05, Morty goes to Bird Person for help getting home to his family in the midst of the alien invasion. Bird person gives him a bowl of "random debris, I found it in my carpet" ...
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796 views

Why did Jigsaw kidnap Lynn Denlon for his operation in Saw 3?

In Saw 3D it is revealed that Dr. Lawrence Gordon, John's oncologist from the first film, is with John after Saw 1. Since this was the case, why did John kidnap Lynn Denlon (another oncologist ...
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Help find mistaken identity movie

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie where a maid working for rich people tries on homeowners' clothes upstairs, after the owners leave, and right before a robbery downstairs. Something in the ...
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What new scenes were added to The Iron Giant: Signature Edition?

The Iron Giant: Signature Edition includes some new scenes that weren't in the original movie. Since I hadn't watched the original movie in years, I wasn't sure which scenes were actually new and ...
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Why were there so many repeat performances in Columbo?

Watching Columbo reruns I noticed that a lot of actors have repeat performances in different episodes portraying different characters. This page has a big list of such actors, one of them played as ...
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392 views

How did Cooper send a formula through the watch as Morse code in Interstellar?

How Cooper did send a formula through the watch as Morse code in Interstellar? There are no translations for the mathematical symbols she writes down on the board after getting the "formula" from ...
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Im looking for a horror movie from the late 80s to 90s?

A teenage girl and het family move into an old house and she meets a young girl who she befriends but turns out to be the ghost of a girl who was thrown over a cliff. The ghost girl posses the teen ...
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Movies about a man who meets a girl on a biking trip and ends up being haunted through the forest by hillbillies

This movie is from the early/mid 2000s. The movie revolves around a man who goes on a solo biking trip in the woods around autumn time. He ends up stopping at a cottage/tavern type of place, where he ...
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What happened in the end? Was it just a dream?

What happens at the end of The Burrowers? I watched it a few times but I don't understand it. Was it just a dream?
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Flame for the thumb

This movie I saw back in 90's or maybe end of 80's. There was a boy with I think super natural powers and here a man with him I think I help that boy to read some place. The only scene I remember ...
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How did Cooper send the quantum data?

How Cooper did send such a huge amount of quantum data through the watch as morse code in Interstellar? When Cooper started sending data Murph (Mackenzie Foy) was a child and when she receives the ...
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How was the flu so deadly in Season 4 of The Walking Dead?

In AMC's The Walking Dead, how did the flu take out so much of the population? Me and people I've known have gotten plenty of them. The only time I hear of them killing people is extremely weak and ...
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195 views

What actually happens between House and Stacy Warner that she left House in House MD?

I watched House MD series complete, but couldn't figure out why did Stacy left House after the operation.
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342 views

How could they survive and move that easily on Miller's planet if the gravity field is so powerful?

In Interstellar the crew lands on a planet near a black hole, where the gravity field was so powerful because of the black hole that they had spend many years on the planet (relative to their ...
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138 views

The name of a film involving trees killing the towns people

I don’t know any of the actors and unfortunately can't describe the two main characters other then a man and woman. Era of this film between 1980 - 90s. I remember only some of the scenes which are ...
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125 views

Why Kyle and Sarah went to 2017?

I recently watched Genisys, and was quite confused actually about what (events) happened in it. First of all, why 2017? How was Kyle able to predict the year of Genisys(Skynet) going online so ...
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Horror movie with group of young people killed inside a haunted house, girl possessed at the end

I am trying to find a kind of horror movie with a group of young people in a house, getting stuck there for the night I believe. They start getting killed by objects from the house, and it seems to be ...
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434 views

Mystery thriller movie in which antagonist tries to kill a busload of brain damaged children to get transplant for his/her own kid

The movie is from 2000-2009. English (US). It involves a lot of mystery and guessing. I remember a character showing another character a room full of antique items ALL of which are fake. Then there's ...
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151 views

Old movie about a lavish woman clashing with a town doctor

I don't know who the actor is, it could be Cary Grant or some one like him but around that time frame of actors. The actress is not one I know so much about. He is a doctor in a small American ...
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Why does Magnussen list “Hounds of the Baskerville” as a pressure point on Sherlock?

This is a followup question to my own answer on another Sherlock question regarding the Season 3 finale "The Last Vow", from which I will shamelessly copy contents below. During their visit in ...
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What is the salary of a warehouse 13 agent? [closed]

As far as I know they never say it in Warehouse 13 what the salary of an agent is. So is there any information on that, maybe hints from the show I missed or information from external sources?
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120 views

Movie about possession

The thing is I watched this movie a long time ago and all I can remember is that it's about a demon or the devil that has possessed a man for a long time and now that the man's body is old and in a ...
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1answer
221 views

Horror movie with party pranks that turn real

I am trying to find the name of a horror movie. It is about a girl and her boyfriend who are invited to a party thrown by the girl's sister; the sister does not like the boyfriend and wants to break ...
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1answer
4k views

Impractical jokers ever gotten into serious trouble?

Have the guys from the show Impractical Jokers gotten into any major trouble because of the nature of their show? Eg: have they been physically assaulted or has anyone thrown a law suit on them?
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624 views

Whose bodies were taken out of Walter's house?

In a few episodes of Breaking Bad's season 2, the preface shows two bodies being taken out of Walter's house. Who were those two people as I do not recall anyone being murdered at Walt's place?
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83 views

Term for a movie that tells a lot through its backdrop?

I'm writing a paper about a movie that exerts a lot of social and cultural criticism through its backdrop - things like posters, graffiti, murals and so on. They are not central to the story at all ...
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1answer
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Why Patrick was not arrested for his murder?

In "Gone Baby, Gone", Patrick "shoots the child molester in the back of the head in a fit of rage," something absolutely unnecessary. But next, nothing happens to Patrick: he was not arrested, nor ...
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1answer
113 views

Looking for old movie about engine trouble on US warship

I'm trying to find the title of an American movie I watched on television back in the 1960s or early 1970s. (The movie may have been made in the 1940s or 1950s.) I think the movie took place during ...
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3answers
239 views

Why is Mayor Quimby still mayor?

In spite of being corrupted, why has Mayor Quimby from The Simpsons not been replaced from the position of mayor yet. We have seen him taking bribes from Fat Tony, again some theft from tax money. So ...
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1answer
368 views

Asian high school fight movie

I don't remember the title of and Asian movie where the protagonist has blonde dyed hair and the story revolves around rivalry between him and this other high school goer .. the fight takes place in ...
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1answer
78 views

Starting to film before screenplay is completed

I was just wondering how (un)common it is to start filming a movie before having the screenplay finished and sort of write it as you go along. Is there a list of movies that were produced in that way? ...
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In Peep Show, why doesn't Jeremy just go on the dole?

In Peep Show, Jeremy has always struggled to hold a proper job or indeed a stable source of income. He's shown having to rely on Mark for basics such as food and has never paid rent (or at least I ...
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3answers
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What did Nam see in the greenhouse?

Towards the end of Snowpiercer, when Nam and Curtis are sitting outside Wilford's gate and Curtis is describing to Nam what went on in the tail section during the early days of the train, Nam replies ...
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1answer
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In Maze Runner 2 Movie, Why did Ava Paige make this decision?

In the Movie Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, where former Doctor Mary Cooper, knows how to cure the infected people as she prepares an enzyme to cure Brenda, but main Doctor Ava Paige, wants Mary to ...
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In the movie Salvation why does he say she's alive?

In the movie Salvation, why does the bandit say that his wife is alive. He was shot badly. Not like he could distract the hero and run for it.
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Why was Mr. Smithers black and then white?

In season 1, episode 2 of the Simpsons, Mr. Smithers has black skin. In later episodes, he has white skin. Does anyone know the reason for this change?
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How was Professor Xavier resurrected [duplicate]

We saw Charles Xavier getting complete annihilated by Jean in the movie "X Men: The Last Stand". But, in the last movie in the series, "X Men: The Days of Future Past", we see Xavier alive. While ...
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2answers
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Why are the Simpsons yellow?

I understand that all cartoons are generally a stylised drawing however many western style cartoons follow similar patterns. Why then are the Simpsons dawn in yellow? Why not pink like most other ...
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2answers
199 views

In Rocky Horror, Which Characters Were At The Wedding?

In Rocky Horror Picture Show we see Dr. Frankenfurter in the wedding pictures. Were any of the other characters we see later who were also at the wedding? Who / How many?
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What's the significance of the roses on Oskar Schindler's grave?

Jews have a tradition of placing stones on the grave. In the Film Schindler's List, in the ending scene everybody places stones on the grave of Oskar Schindler. But Liam Neeson places a pair of roses ...
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2answers
112 views

Why did Walt still appear handicapped from Hal's perspective after Hal's hypnotherapy?

In the 2001 movie, "Shallow Hal", Hal receives hypnotherapy from Tony Robbins. This hypnotherapy helps Hal see the inner beauty in people shine through in what society's view of physical beauty is. ...
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1answer
259 views

How do HYDRA get the Leviathan to Strucker's base?

At the start of the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie, the Avengers are on a mission, attempting to retrieve Loki's staff from HYDRA. They're attacking a castle which is a HYDRA base run by Strucker and ...
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482 views

Why there is no genre name for sad or crying movies?

For comedy there is genre for horror there is genre for action there is genre then Why there is no genre name for sad or crying movies?
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8answers
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Is the time loop on the cruise ship a second timeline in Triangle?

In Triangle, at the start when Jess arrives at the boat for the "first" time, is this the start of the continuation of the ending scene. It's known that the cruise ship and any surroundings after ...
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1answer
121 views

Was regeneration planned right from the start of Doctor Who?

I heard that when William Hartnell started getting doddery and forgetting his lines, he refused to retire, implying that he was irreplaceable. So the writers made the character of the Doctor ...
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The Last Slumber Party logistic quandry

In the [cough, cough] "classic" 1988 horror flick The Last Slumber Party, there are, shall we say, certain flaws. One just seemed to "take the cake" for me. After all the implausible and sometimes ...
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1answer
123 views

What does Travis Bickle's changed hairstyle represent in Taxi Driver?

Travis (DeNiro) changed his hairstyle to Mohawk near the end of Taxi Driver. I guess he changed his hairstyle to avoid the secret service agent (the one he ridiculed before), or was there some other ...

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