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How to shoot a party scene with few people? [closed]

I have about 7 people and need to give the feel of 20. I'm using a long lens, any tips or solutions?
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82 views

Man and his mother try to transport their gold bars in a portable house

I saw this film when I was a boy (about 20 years ago). I think it is American. The name of the film was translated into "money greedy guys" in my language. It's about a man and his mother who try to ...
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Extra meaning in “Panem”

I know the naming of the country "Panem" already has at least a couple meanings in the Hunger Games books and movies. For starters, it translates to "bread", and is even more fitting when Plutarch ...
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How did Thor and Banner know where to go?

In the middle of The Avengers, the team is split up after coming together on the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier. Bruce Banner/Hulk end up in an abandoned warehouse. Thor ends up in a field. Shortly ...
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Was the Gotham Hospital scene a goof-up?

OK, I read it on Facebook, but don't know whether it is true or not. The scene in The Dark Knight where the Joker blows Gotham Hospital up was initially not according to plan, but Heath Ledger ...
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How did Quaid know who to shoot when someone pretended to be trying to “wake him up”?

In the Mars version of Total Recall, it was a doctor. In the 2012 version, his friend, Harry. How did he know to not take the pill / shoot his friend rather than Melina?
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Why not use a camera instead of sending Sylvester in S01E02?

I was watching Scorpion. 4 genius working with intelligence to catch bad guys. Cool! But... In the second episode there was an unknown virus that was killing governor's child. So genius guys found a ...
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357 views

What are the methods of including a character's thoughts in an audiovisual medium?

When adapting a written medium (such as a novel or comic book) to an audio-visual one, a common difficulty is presenting what the character is thinking on-screen, as most fiction is presented from the ...
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706 views

What is Mycroft implying when he says “Regrettably Lady Smallwood, my brother is a murderer”?

Is Lady Smallwood actually willing to just let Sherlock go? But mycroft doesn't agree because Sherlock murdered someone therefore must be punished whatsoever?
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Was the success of Rupert Pupkin real in King of Comedy?

In the final scene of Martin Scorsese's 'King of Comedy' a news report suggests that Rupert Pupkin (played by Robert De Niro), after coming out of prison, becomes a sensation and releases his much ...
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75 views

A kid about to become the heir of a huge wealth

It was a film about a kid; his grandfather died and his father was dead before. In the will of his grandfather, he became the heir to all his wealth but he should've done lots of tasks and as I recall ...
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71 views

How Damien Echols survived Death Row in Devil's Knot?

How Damien Echols survived Death Row in Devil's Knot? Quote from the movie: Mr.Echols, you have been adjudicated guilty on three counts of capital murder as well, the death of Michael Moore, ...
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149 views

How many people have been test subjects on the Sattelite of Love?

In Mystery Science Theater 3000, how many different people (characters) have been test subjects (forced to watch cheesy movies) on the Satellite of Love throughout the show?
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How did Napoleon Wilson come to his name?

As a big fan of John Carpenter's classic of urban terror Assault on Precinct 13 I always wondered (together with the rest of the characters) why Napoleon Wilson is called that way. It is made clear ...
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Are the shows Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead in the same universe?

Rewatching The Walking Dead, I noticed a scene where Daryl goes through Merles drugs and in the bag was Walt aka Heisenberg's blue meth. From my quick google research, pure meth is never blue an ...
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132 views

Axe-murdering ghost mother in a cabin

I've been trying to find this movie for a while. This is what I remember for the movie - at the beginning some friends go camping in the woods and one guy spots a girl. They later they go to her cabin ...
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2answers
778 views

Why did Django kill miss Lara?

During the climax of Django Unchained, Django enters Calvin's house and he asks Shiba and the other black girl to say goodbye to miss Lara, after which he shoots her. Why did Django kill that lady? ...
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250 views

In the movie, “The Warrior's Way,” a Samurai drags the tip of his sword across the ground. Would not a Samurai need a sharp blade with which to slash?

In the movie, "The Warrior's Way," during the opening sequence, the protagonist of the story is seen to drag the tip of his sword across a wooden bridge and through a patch of gravel. In reality ...
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What are the origins of the name 'Malekith'?

In Thor - the Dark World Malekith is the leader of the Dark Elves. The film obviously derives from the Marvel universe. I also play a lot of tabletop wargames and I know Malekith is also a character ...
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481 views

Woman's face started melting after a kiss with a man

When I was younger I caught a scene in a movie or TV show where a man kissed a woman and after he'd kissed her, her face began to melt off. She had warned him that this would happen if he, or perhaps ...
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1answer
125 views

What happens to the hard drive with agents' names in Skyfall?

Apologies for ripping off Honest Trailers, but that was something I didn't figure out as well from watching Skyfall and it bugged me: Silva stole the hard drive with names of NATO agents, presumably ...
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93 views

The Sopranos - Final Episode: Where is the proof that “Man In Members Only Jacket” is in fact credited by that name?

I can't find any video of the final episode of The Sopranos in which the character played by Paolo Colandrea is credited as "Man In Members Only Jacket" in the closing credits after the blackout, as ...
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149 views

What is Red's motivation?

On the TV show The Blacklist (2013), what does Raymond Reddington gain/what is his motivation for helping the FBI capture so many people on his “Blacklist”? and is this linked to why he chose ...
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Did James Bond fail his mission in “Skyfall”?

If I understand Skyfall correctly, James Bond's primary mission is to protect M from being killed by Silva -- despite this, near the end of the movie, M dies from a wound inflicted by Silva's men. ...
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60 views

Why did they plug the drive into the network? [duplicate]

Any security person worth their salt would know that you don't plug a drive retrieved from a malicious source onto a network connected system. At least not connected to the uber-secure network. Why ...
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1answer
792 views

Was there a real Skyfall house in Scotland?

I was re-watching Skyfall, and saw that his parents' house was supposed to have been in Scotland. I was guessing right next to Hogwarts. So, the question is, is Skyfall house a real lodge/house in ...
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989 views

Movie with guy putting up hidden cameras in woman's house

I just can't seem to remember what this movie's called. All I remember is that it's from around 2000-2009. The bad guy puts up surveillance cameras in a woman's house, he becomes friends with her, ...
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Does Marvel have full filming rights for all characters in Avengers Multiverse?

In upcoming Marvel film Avengers: Age of Ultron, they are using Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, characters which are Mutants (X-Men). So has Fox agreed for the characters to be used or Marvel and Fox ...
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Why is Spider-Man left out of The Avengers? [duplicate]

Spider-man is left out of The Avengers. Why? Can we expect Spider-man in Avengers 2? Or Avengers 3? Are there any legal rights problems as to why they don't have him? Are there cost issues? Why is ...
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119 views

Is episode S09E03 a comment on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's success at the awards?

In the 3rd episode of the 9th season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia "The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award" for the best bar. While the show is not particularly famous for referencing ...
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9k views

Bradley Cooper's nose

Why did Bradley Cooper's character have an injury (a split at the upper bridge) on his nose during the entire film of Silver Linings Playbook?
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154 views

Mimi knows she has HIV but still wants to have sex with Roger?

As in the title, in Rent, Mimi (Rosario Dawson) knows that she is HIV positive and still wants to have an affair with Roger from the beginning of the film While he declines her offers because he knows ...
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1answer
96 views

Deadwood: Lamp the take

Have another Deadwood quote I can't place. The urban dictionary alludes lamp to various womanly and sexual things, but I can't find the whole phrase anywhere. In Episode 16, Requiem for the gleet, ...
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424 views

TV show about a guy who can live forever

I went to a friend's place. There was this show that was on about a guy that once he dies, he wakes up in the ocean. I really liked it but I don't know the name. I would have asked my friend if she ...
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1answer
460 views

Is this laser experiment shown on Big Bang Theory possible?

In Season 3 episode 23 they use a laser to measure the distance between the Moon and the Earth though in the episode Leonard states the conclusion of the experiment as being the only experimental ...
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373 views

When did Opening Credits become Closing Credits?

Can anyone point me to the exact (or close) movie or time period that began listing lengthy closing credits? I've seen plenty of B&W movies (and probably a few color ones) where all the credits ...
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1answer
263 views

Boy comes back from the dead to date girl

It's an old movie maybe 80's or so. I can only remember these parts: Scene: In this movie I remember a scene where this dude likes a chick, I think this part is inside a store, and there's a thief ...
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1answer
232 views

How can credits (like closing credits) be found?

Is there any way other than watching a movie or trusting IMDB to see the credits (such as closing credits) of any movie?
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299 views

Episode where Phoebe goes around kissing different guys

Does anyone remember the episode from "Friends" where Pheobe says she isnt going to date a guy unless he is a good kisser? And she goes around kissing different guys to see if they are good kissers? ...
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91 views

Why did Jack leave some money for Walt? [duplicate]

Why did Jack leave a barrel of money for Walt? This happened towards the end of Season 5! Did Jack take pity on Walt because he was dying of cancer again? Or did he try to make sure Walt didn't come ...
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1answer
3k views

Why did Agent Thompson jump out the window after Trinity?

In the opening (and one of the closing) scenes of The Matrix Reloaded, Trinity jumps backwards out the window of a skyscraper shooting at Agent Thompson, and he immediately jumps out after her, ...
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1answer
177 views

Where did the live ammo for the Missouri come from in the climactic battle of Battleship (2012)

The final battle in Battleship brings the WWII battleship "Missouri" hilariously into play against the alien mothership. They wave away the fact that the boat is operational and fueled with a comment ...
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284 views

Deadwood: a cheat, a broad tosser and a clip

I'm re-watching Deadwood, currently on Season 1 Episode 13, "Jewel's boot is made for walking". In this episode, Alma Garrett's father comes to town. While Alma, her father, Sophia and Seth Bullock ...
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501 views

Fifties movie about the stubborn captain of an old torpedo avoiding tugboat

I would like to identify a movie I saw maybe 30 years ago. It is about a stubborn WW2 captain who is demoted and put in charge of an old tugboat in some backwaters. He still tries to make the best ...
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197 views

What movie is this clip from (70s-80s)?

I have this short clip from somewhere and remember wanting to see this film again but that was a long time a go so I don't even remember why or if it was actually good. Can someone recognize the movie ...
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1answer
298 views

What happens in the deleted scenes at the end of The Zero Theorem?

What happens in the deleted scenes at the end of The Zero Theorem? Terry Gilliam said: There was a nice happy ending but I didn’t buy it. We shot it and it was very complicated and all. And when ...
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2answers
283 views

European film about homeless orphans in a decaying house

Details: Disturbing European film About homeless orphans in a decaying house Incest between brother and sister Years: 1990-92
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1answer
2k views

Did the Ewoks eat the stormtroopers?

I read a cracked article today that implied that perhaps offscreen, the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi feasted on the bodies of the stormtroopers killed/captured, as they were about to do to Han Solo ...
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1answer
75 views

Who placed the crucifix under Regan's pillow in The Exorcist?

In "The Exorcist", Regan's mother Chris finds a crucifix under the girl's pillow and asks each member of the household staff if they placed the crucifix there. Is it revealed anywhere in the film how ...
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1k views

Which exsisting storyline is Gotham based on?

There are so many Batman stories present in comics etc. And most of the Gotham characters are not new, they are from the comic world, except a few. So I am curious to know which storyline Gotham is ...

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