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4 episodes TV series about personality types (extrovert/introvert + thinking/feeling)

I am looking to find the title/details of a TV program of 4 episodes about different personality types (extrovert/introvert + thinking/feeling). It was a British production (but I do not think it was ...
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what movie is this from?

I'm dying to see this movie, i've been searching everywhere but have no clues what it's about.
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128 views

How can Jack deliver such toys to the children?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," Jack wants to take over Christmas and bring a wonderful, joyous holiday to all the people of the "real world". He's been to Christmas town, and he's seen what ...
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Why did the aliens return Barry so soon, in 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'?

The 1977 movie -'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' is truly iconic and one of my all time favorites, but there is one thing I am curious about. During the climax we see the aliens returning many ...
6
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1answer
151 views

Where does Victor's cape come from?

In the 2015 Fantastic Four movie, Reed, Johnny, and Victor along with Ben use the Quantum Gate to embark on an unsanctioned voyage to Planet Zero, which they learn is a world filled with otherworldly ...
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630 views

Will Jar Jar Binks be a character in any of the new Star Wars Films?

Has it been confirmed or (please god) denied that Jar Jar Binks will appear in the new Star Wars films?
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234 views

Identify movie with pickup truck racing a red Ferrari

So around 1995 I saw a movie where this guy goes into a bar and ends up being forced (I think) to race some guy in a Ferrari. A little more detail I remember about the scene: The bar looks like ...
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587 views

What did Kylo mean by he has to do something difficult?

Just prior to Kylo Ren says that he has to do something difficult (paraphrasing). Is there more to it other than the simple fact that his father is part of the rebellion?
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Simpsons episode where Homer is told to not feel bad

Homer was at someone's house partying. He said he feels bad because he ditched his family at home. Someone comes along and says to Homer that he should stop feeling bad. Immediately, Homer goes OK and ...
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How did Emily escape in movie Case 39?

How did Emily escape out of the car which was immersed in water in the end? Is it even possible to open the door of a car which is already deep into the water and why was the Demon not able to escape ...
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1answer
80 views

Children's parent go missing; They realise that all the passers-by are following a fixed track

I saw this movie between year 2008-2009 when I was in high school. The movie can be classified as horror movie. The plot I can remember is that one family (parents and two children) went to a ...
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1answer
107 views

Voice synthesizer used for the Rabbot's voice on Aqua Teen Hunger Force

In ATHF, what text-to-speech software or voice synthesizer is used for the Rabbot's voice? Its voice is present in episodes such as The Last One. He says nonsense like "one two three four five six ...
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1answer
52 views

British show about a Gym Manager

I want to remember this one British sitcom from the 90's. If I remember it was about a gym manager. I remember there was a lady that had her children in the cupboard and would talk to them. I think ...
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How did Jor-El stand a chance against Zod?

In Man of Steel, it was made clear that Zod was born to be a great warrior, while Jor-El was the planet's foremost scientist. How then did Jor-El completely demolish Zod in hand-to-hand combat in the ...
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1answer
192 views

What's the point of switching Monica's and Rachel's rooms?

In Friends Season 3 Episode 22 there's the following scene: [Scene: Monica and Rachel's, Monica and Rachel are returning. Phoebe is still on hold.] Monica: Hey! Rachel: Hey! Phoebe: Oh, ...
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1answer
226 views

What does saying IKEA like this indicating?

In the TV-show Friends there's the following scene in Season 3 Episode 23: [Scene: Pete's apartment, Monica showing the gang around.] Monica: Okay, this is the den. Chandler: (sitting ...
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Why MGM lion roar only once at end of the film? [closed]

In the beginning the movie, MGM lion roar two times, but at the end of the film, it roars only one time. Why so? Why they changed the end one?
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1940s or 1950s movie with a young boy who goes on a crime spree with an older man, including a train hijacking

Around 10 years ago I watched a movie. Main details A Hollywood movie probably from 40's or 50's. In that movie there was a kid around 7-10 who ran away with an old man who was on some police ...
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What kind of company is Initech?

What kind of company is Initech in the movie Office Space? There are a few important things we know about Initech that the movie plot hinged on. Are there any real-life companies that actually fit ...
3
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0answers
106 views

Was the twist in The Empire Strikes Back leaked to the public before the movie's release?

There has been an unprecedented amount of leaks available for the latest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, including spoilers for all the twists and plot points. This made me think of The Empire ...
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6answers
11k views

In No Country for Old Men, who does Anton Chigurh work for (Why did he kill them?)

I just re-watched No Country for Old Men, and while it is implied that Chigurh is hired to find the money and kill whoever stole it, it is unclear who hired him. He kills the two men in the beginning ...
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0answers
29 views

Why isn't there singing and dancing in movies like there used to be [duplicate]

I recently watched the included commentary from Christoper Walken talking about Gene Kelly from a short on Turner Classic Movies. In the video, Walken says the ...
3
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1answer
228 views

Who are these characters?

I ran across this image on Blender.SE, where it was used to illustrate that good cartoon characters have very recognizable silhouettes. What characters are in the image?
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1answer
99 views

What is the episode of scrubs where they end with Boston - More Than A Feeling?

I'm searching for the episode of scrubs where they get an air band together and at the end they play air instruments to "More Than A Feeling" by Boston.
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2answers
159 views

How did Leonardo DiCaprio get nominated for BAFTA Award for his role in The Revenant?

First of all, The Revenant is not yet released out in theatres or didn't premiere in a film festival. Then how did Leonardo DiCaprio get nominated for a BAFTA Award for his role in The Revenant?
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1answer
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Origin of “knife to a gunfight” quote

I hope this question isn't too tirivial, but in The Punisher Harry Heck says to Frank You are one dumb son of a bitch. Bringing a knife to a gunfight. right before Frank kills him making said ...
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1answer
2k views

Movie about a monster attack shot on a video camera

I want to rewatch a nice movie that I've seen I think 6 years ago. So... let me describe it: First things first, from what I remembered was realeased around 2009. Can even be 2007, I do not know, '...
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1answer
108 views

Whats that animated movie?

I apologize in advance, I don't recall much about the movie. I remember it was an animated film probably from the mid to late 80s. All I can remember is the ending credits played a song that ...
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1answer
4k views

What is the name of the movie in which eating and toilet taboos are reversed

Can anyone identify a (possibly French) film where the cultural taboos about going to the toilet and eating (not at the same time!) are reversed? I remember seeing a scene with someone knocking on a ...
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1answer
449 views

Why exactly does the girl cry at the end?

In the 2012 French movie "The Unlikely Girl" the English character cries standing in a square designed by an architect she loves apparently but is she crying because of this or because of something ...
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4answers
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Explanation of the events at the end of Fight Club?

At the end of Fight Club, the narrator disables a bomb that Tyler had set up in a van in the basement, and then he and Tyler get into a fight. The fight ends with the narrator being thrown down some ...
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3answers
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Why did they change the child actress portraying Lily twice?

I am watching Modern family and I am currently on season 3. In Modern family, season 1 Lily is played by Jaden. In season 2 by Ella Hiller and from season 3 Aubrey Anderson-Emmons. What is the reason ...
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116 views

What is the plot behind the end of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'? [closed]

Just watched Fifty Shades of Grey, I really could not understand what the ending plot of the movie is. What does it conclude as? I don't expect a clear ending but there would be something which ...
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2answers
129 views

What was Eddie's long-term goal in Limitless?

In Limitless (the 2011 movie, not the TV show), Eddie Mora starts to take NZT and comes to some sort of epiphany where he formulates a long term plan. However, it's not clear to me what that plan ...
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5answers
11k views

Why didn't silent movies have subtitles?

Why were there no subtitles in the beginning of cinematography in silent movies? I know about intertitles but why were subtitles not common then? Were people not able to read that fast or did ...
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2answers
407 views

Is the story of 'Man of Steel' a fresh idea or is it inspired by any existing work?

The story of Man of Steel, the new Superman movie, is much different from existing live action and animated films and shows. Was it all made as a fresh idea or was it inspired by some existing ...
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1answer
288 views

Growth of Kryptonian powers

I'm struggling to understand how Kryptonian powers develop as they spend time on earth. It took Clark years to discover his powers, yet when he's fighting the two Kryptonian warriors they appear just ...
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1answer
130 views

Why are animals in cartoons shown having spirals for eyes after a camera's flash goes off?

I have seen many cartoon movies, scenes where when the animals are photographed, they get stunned after they see a camera flash which is expressed by spirals over their eyes. Is there a particular ...
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2answers
134 views

Eaten by a computer

Flashback from my childhood in the 80s, but I was laying in bed last night trying to go to sleep when I remember this blip of a scene from a movie. Something like this guy falls back into a computer (...
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2answers
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How many patients did House and his team treat?

In every episode of "House, MD", it appears that he and his team only treat exactly one patient at a time (with the exception of Clinic duties or big emergencies - just talking about their average job ...
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1answer
235 views

Does the title “An Officer and A Gentleman” refer to one person or two?

There are two main actors in the movie "An Officer and A Gentleman", Richard Gere, and the other guy who committed suicide. Are An Officer and A Gentleman referring to the same guy, Richard Gere? ...
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0answers
95 views

Woman imagines seeing old man lying in a bed

Which movie or TV series is this? A couple arrive at a house (their new home or a holiday retreat). The woman (A) goes into a bedroom, and to her surprise find an old man lying in a bed, and by the ...
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1answer
295 views

Why don't cinemas project subtitles off-screen?

A comment by Davor on another question mentioned that overlaying subtitles on the picture was a necessity for TV which had limited screen real-estate but that it would be trivial to project subtitles ...
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1answer
248 views

Is there a real life inspiration behind Dexter?

The show Dexter opens up an interesting yet controversial subject of saving innocent lives by eliminating potentially dangerous subjects (killer that kills other killers). Is this a complete novelty ...
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0answers
68 views

What is the optimum list of previous Star Wars movies that I should watch before December 18 [duplicate]

I'm really fascinated about Star Wars movies.I'm passing the 3rd decade of my life time on Earth, however I've never actually see or had any chance to watch at least a single Star Wars movie. But my ...
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2answers
189 views

Why did Umbrella never use Nemesis to kill zombies?

Why did Umbrella have never used Nemesis to kill every single zombie in Raccoon City? As much as I know, he was tested once, to kill all S.T.A.R.S. members, to test his "skills". But, never seen to ...
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2answers
785 views

Why use titles like 'Dark Knight' and 'Man of Steel'?

In the recent Christopher Nolan's related DC Films the lesser know title is selected as movie name. Such as Dark Knight to Batman and Man of Steel to Superman. Is there any specific reason for it or ...
5
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2answers
260 views

Why is “I am Guru Saj” funny?

In Friends Season 3 Episode 23: [Scene: Phoebe’s Herbal Guy’s office, Ross is there about his thing.] Guru Saj: You must be Ross. Ross: Hi. Guru Saj: I am Guru Saj. (takes the ...
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3answers
4k views

Why did Zod ask for Lois Lane to come on their spaceship?

In Man of Steel (2013), when Zod and his subordinates come to take Superman, they ask for Lois Lane too. But when they take her, they don't ask her anything. They just put her in some kind of prison, ...
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4answers
2k views

If Cooper wanted to stay, why did he send the NASA Coordinates?

In Interstellar, after Cooper arrives in the Tesseract, Cooper tries to send the message STAY to his daughter in the past so she won't let him go on the mission. If that was his intention then why did ...

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