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263 views

What was the first film or television show that used computer generated credits?

I imagine, but do not know for sure, that in the early days of film and television, credits were filmed on a second reel and added to the production after the fact. Historically, what was the first ...
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315 views

Rooftop contraption used to simulate realistic driving scenes

I recall seeing a behind-the-scenes feature wherein it is explained that realistic action sequences involving moving cars are now possible with the use of a device which allows the car to be ...
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67 views

Sense of the “Vessel has to say 'yes'” system?

In the television series, Supernatural Season 5, throughout the series we see that Michel and a few angels torture Sam and Dean to say "yes" to give their bodies up. My question is, What is the whole ...
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182 views

Identify the movie that the rain scene in Cable Guy mimics?

The rain scene in Cable Guy seemed to be based of a scene from a classic movie, can anyone identify the original movie?
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323 views

Ending of The Child's Eye (2010)

In The Child's Eye (2010), the girl throws the book she was reading out of the van's window. What is that book? Why does she do that? After doing this, they have an accident. Can anyone explain what ...
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1answer
89 views

Why is it that the police are helping track down Joe in Looper (2012)

During some scenes it show helicopter and near the end when Old Joe goes into the mob boss base you see police cars ready to move out. If it's organised crime gang why would they help kill Joe?
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143k views

Why does Bane wear the mask?

Throughout the movie, we're given different versions of the past. I am also not sure if it's ever made very clear why Bane wears his mask. So, why did Bane have to wear his mask?
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1answer
109 views

Why didn't the zombies eat her initially?

After R eats Perry's brains, he falls for Julie. He then takes her back to the airport, and she was in the group of zombies that went back to the airport. Why didn't the other zombies attack and eat ...
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1answer
554 views

Where is Lucifer in Supernatural Season 8?

I am a very big fan of Supernatural. I have watched all seasons of it, but I am confused as to what happened to Lucifer. The last time we see his is with Sam having hallucinations of Lucifer and ...
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1answer
4k views

What is the reason for making “Human Centipede 2” in black and white?

As per Tom Six's claim for Human Centipede 2 to make it more graphic and disturbing, making the first film seem like "My Little Pony compared with part two." So why to make it in black and white? So ...
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505 views

Why does no one notice the Joker when he is present as a policeman during the mayor's speech? [closed]

In The Dark Knight, when The Joker plans to kill the Mayor at a public gathering. His attempt to shoot the Mayor is foiled by Gordon. After this we see Joker's face in frustration. This is the only ...
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1answer
412 views

Breaking a whiskey glass with your bare hands: how would this have been done?

In Broken City, there's a scene where the character, Jack Valliant, breaks his whiskey glass by squeezing it with his bare hands. I'd first like to know if this is actually physically possible. ...
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3answers
177 views

Why is the breeding aspect important?

In one scene, we are clearly told that the dinosaurs couldn't breed on their own because they are all female. We later find that, in fact, since they used frog dna to create the dinosaurs, they can ...
7
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2answers
349 views

Who is the person who passes in front of the narrator on the automated walkway?

In Fight Club, before we see the scene of the Narrator (Ed Norton) meeting Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) for the first time on the airplane, we see another scene - here the narrator is passing on an ...
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2answers
2k views

How come films like American Psycho, Fight club, In Bruges are black comedy?

Internet says "Black comedy is a form of comedy in which serious issues such as cannibalism, rape, genocide, terminal illnesses, etc. are treated humorously". But I don't see any comedy scenes in ...
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1answer
659 views

How does the fingerprint on the bullet work in Dark Knight?

I never entirely understood the scene where Bruce and Alfred shoot bullets into bricks and they figure out a finger print from it. How does that technology work exactly?
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1answer
2k views

Why did the ending change in the Fight Club Adaptation?

Recently finishing up the book Fight Club after being a fan of the movie for so long. While the movie retains most of the dialogue and several tones of the book, one giant contrast is now present to ...
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1answer
530 views

What music were in “The Americans” ep. 1 and 4? [closed]

I'm wondering about the artist/title of two songs used in "The Americans": Episode 1 (The Pilot): Music used during the foot-chasing sequence at the beginning (where they're chasing the ...
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1answer
989 views

What weapon does Clyde use to kill his cell mate?

I was watching the movie Law Abiding Citizen. I can't quite figure out what weapon Clyde uses to kill his cell mate. It didn't look like a knife. And whatever it was, where did he get that from in a ...
4
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1answer
270 views

Need help identifying movie and/or TV show by plot point

There was a movie or a show where a guy has a date with a girl. He thinks it goes well, but she doesn't return any of his calls so he begins to think something terrible has happened to her. He ...
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0answers
514 views

old anime/mecha movie 80's/90's? [closed]

I was wondering if someone could help me? Im looking for an old anime that i watched as a kid. It was a movie on our local tv so I can point you in that direction. But all I can remember is that the ...
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0answers
115 views

How much of the video compilation made for Lilly's memorial was actually Amanda Seyfried?

In S1E4 ("Wrath of Con") of Veronica Mars, a memorial fountain is dedicated to Lilly Kane. Logan, her ex-boyfriend, is assigned the task of creating a video montage as a tribute to be viewed during ...
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1answer
475 views

In “A Late Quartet”, is the Pablo Casals anecdote based on a true story?

In the movie, A Late Quartet, Peter (Walken) relates to his class an anecdote involving him and the cellist, Pablo Casals. Is this adapted from a true story? (Please provide the complete anecdote if ...
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1answer
250 views

TV show about a female detective aired on HBO or Showtime in 2007 and 2008

Can anybody identify this TV show about a female detective aired on HBO or Showtime in 2007 and 2008? Female detective, sex addict, drinks heavily. An angel appears to her, it is her guardian ...
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1answer
244 views

What was the dinosaur supervisor supposed to do in Jurassic Park?

I was wondering around the internet and I came across a wonderful image that made me laugh for half an hour. The joke was funny, but it rose a doubt in my head. What is the real job of a dinosaur ...
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1answer
271 views

Why choose an Aztek?

In Breaking Bad, one of the iconic items is Walt's original car, the Pontiac Aztek. It is featured a lot in the series and can be argued as a slight companion to Walt, accompanying him on his journey ...
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1answer
3k views

Who is “The Mask” impersonating after he gets “shot”?

After the Mask finishes kissing a young, gorgeous Cameron Diaz; the jealous boyfriend comes downstairs with his cronies to confront him. The big guy pulls out his gun and--after several failed ...
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3answers
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How does Blake know that Bruce Wayne is Batman?

In The Dark Knight Rises at the scene when Bruce first meets Blake (where the latter goes calling at Wayne Manor), the way Blake confidently asserts to Bruce that Batman is needed seems to suggest ...
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0answers
28 views

A possible interpretation of that island in movie [duplicate]

A possible interpretation of that island in movie (Life Of A Pie) may be he was dreaming about that island ...... before this scene he mentions that he was unable to distinguish between reality and ...
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1answer
175 views

Is Django now an outlaw? Are there any witnesses left?

From what I understand, since everyone in Candyland is dead, Django could theoretically roam the South without becoming an outlaw. Who would testify against him? EDIT: If there's any confusion, by ...
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0answers
2k views

Why is Arrested Development listed (and played) out of order on Netflix? [closed]

The correct order of select Arrested Development Season 1 episodes are as follows: Episode 5 - Visiting Ours Episode 6 - Charity Drive Episode 7 - My Mother, the Car Episode 8 - In God We ...
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2answers
244 views

What was the last movie to have a souvenir program available at showings?

When I saw Star Wars in 1977 I was lucky enough to be able to get a souvenir program about the movie, in much the same way that you commonly get for live theater. The program was 18 pages and ...
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1answer
270 views

How does the chainsaw trick at the end of “The Clue of the Savant's Thumb” work?

At the end of The Clue of the Savant's Thumb Jonathan Creek, using a specially constructed chainsaw, appears to cut straight through Joey Ross (Sheridan Smith) at the waist, while she in fact remains ...
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2answers
2k views

When did Matt and Trey stop intentionally censoring South Park with bleeps?

I am aware Matt and Trey intentionally censored South Park, but for some time, southparkstudios.com has been offering uncensored versions of the show about a week or two after airing on TV. And, ...
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2answers
496 views

What was the reasoning for turning off the fences?

In Jurassic Park, Dennis Nedry uses his programming abilities to mess up the whole park while he makes his escape. My question is, why did he turn off the fences? The whole disaster could have been ...
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1answer
13k views

How are the Iron Man suit scenes filmed?

In all three movies, you see Downey Jr (as Tony Stark, and occasionally Cheadle as Rhodes/War Machine) in the namesake suit, either completely covered, or with the head open or having the suit put ...
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2answers
537 views

Where did the T-Rex come from?

Although there is no disputing the impact that Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park had when it was released in 1992, there has always been one scene that has bugged/perplexed me. I speak of the climax, ...
3
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1answer
733 views

Why did they change the relationship between Hellboy and Liz Sherman?

In the Hellboy film series (1& 2), Liz has a romantic relationship with Hellboy, becoming pregnant with his twin children. However, in the Hellboy comic books Liz and Hellboy are just friends; ...
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1answer
581 views

Killing of so many people in Misfits?

In the television series, Misfits, through out the various seasons, We see the main characters killing a large number of people - many of the probation workers, cheerleaders etc... And we just see a ...
6
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1answer
411 views

Sherlock Villain, Moriarty Hero?

In Reichenbach Fall, during the scene where Moriarty visits 221 B, he and Sherlock are wearing the iconic colors of heros and villains. The interesting spin on this is that Sherlock is wearing a jet ...
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1answer
223 views

Family Guy ep 113 (Road to Germany) scene explanation

In Family Guy episode 113, Road to Germany, there is a scene where Stewie, Brian and Mort are in a bomber plane fighting nazi planes. They look to be out numbered, but then Stewie says something along ...
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3answers
247 views

What role do screenwriters play, after handing in the script?

Assuming they're a pure screenwriter, and not also a producer or director, do screenwriters get to do anything after handing in the script? Can they be present on the set? Do they have any say in ...
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2answers
3k views

What happens to Peggy Olsen's baby?

I have gone through 1 1/4 seasons of Mad Men. I saw the nurse take the baby away from a disinterested Peggy. I am not asking for a spoiler. I would like to know if they had simply let the future of ...
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2answers
212 views

Should the Trebles have been “cut off”?

Watching Pitch Perfect again, and through the riff-off, and it seems like the Trebles broke the rule of "stealing the song by picking off a word that they are singing and making it your first word." ...
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1answer
497 views

What is 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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0answers
81 views

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus by giving Ilithyia's information?

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus in the kidnapping of Ilithyia by giving information of her departure. Lucretia hates Ilithyia but still why she will help Gannicus? She is even telling Gaius ...
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1answer
2k views

Who is Mr. Gold in the movie Revolver?

I have loved the movie Revolver and I cannot control my urge of fully understand it. From what I could make out of the movie, it is purely an analogy to chess. The characters of the movie are all ...
4
votes
1answer
629 views

Rich man hires ex convict to spy on his wife

A rich man hires an ex-convict (prisoner, murderer) to spy on his wife because he suspects she's cheating on him; she's blonde. As time goes by they fall in love. He almost caught them together ...
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1answer
313 views

Nervous guy with nosebleed + pregnant woman using the guy's sperm

I remember seeing a movie in the years between 2005-2009. It was not a Hollywood movie. I think it was French, about a woman who wants to get pregnant and a guy who tries to rob a sperm bank but in ...
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1answer
300 views

Why is there no sign of facial hair in Pi's face?

In Life of Pi, we can see the changes in Pi's physique like being slim, lengthening of his hair etc. But surprisingly he is clean shaved in that state too. How is that possible? In his age, as shown, ...

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