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536 views

What illness did Scotty have that was treated by Dr. McCoy?

Admiral Kirk arrives aboard the Enterprise for an inspection of the training crew. While inspecting the crew as they stand in line. He comes to Scotty and says the following. From The Script ...
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10answers
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How credible is the ending of Collateral?

Here's what happens at the end of Collateral (2004): The taxi driver manages to defeat a highly skilled hitman. Is it mere luck? Should we accept this as a screw-up on the part of the movie ...
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1answer
61 views

Film featuring advert for 'Stay Put' lipstick

Whilst rewatching Mad Men memories of an old film came to mind and I'd like help identifying it. American film, made/set in late 50's early 60's. Starred beautiful woman/bombshell (a Marilyn Monroe ...
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1answer
487 views

How much time passes during Season 1?

In the first episode of Orange Is the New Black they mention that Piper has a 15 month sentence. In the last episode of Season 1 it's Christmas. Are there any hints or comments I might have missed ...
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1answer
83 views

Attack on a person resting in a parked car

I saw a French film on British TV some years ago, probably released in the period 1999-2007, the name and most details of which I cannot remember. I think it was shown as part of a series of French ...
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1answer
46 views

Why didn't Lisa tell the truth about Thorwald to the police?

Saw this 1959 Hitchcock's masterpiece Rear Window last night. One of the great classics! Enjoyed it! I just didn't get one thing. Why didn't Lisa (Grace Kelly) tell the complete plot and truth about ...
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1answer
528 views

Does there exist a full, “Director's Cut” version of Fast Times at Ridgemont High?

I remember watching this on TV many, many moons ago (maybe early 90's?) and there was a scene where Spiccoli is explaining how he got a guitar pick from Mick Jagger. It was definitely not in the ...
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1answer
36 views

Who is the composer of the soundtrack of the movie Incubus (1966)?

Who is the composer of the soundtrack of the movie Incubus (1966)? I searched, but I did not find his the name. IMDB
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2answers
191 views

What was the end conclusion for the movie The Man From Earth

The Man From Earth (2007) was really a good movie but what I quite didn't understand the end, why does Dr. Gruber die at the end and did it prove that John was God?
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2answers
138 views

short 1970s film about a man who dresses and cooks on an elevator

I remember a short film from 1970s or early 1980s about a man who one day gets dressed on an elevator and each day does more and more tasks until he dies. Well that's my memory of it. He cooks an egg. ...
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117 views

AFV Theme Music a La Bamba ripoff? [closed]

Is it just me or does the theme music for the show AFV "America's Funniest Videos" sound a little too much like Ritchie Valens "La Bamba"?
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1answer
61 views

Goats in Brokeback Mountain

I have heard the reason the movie brokeback mountain take place at Big Horn Mountains is because of the Goats that lives on the mountain actually are homosexual (sorry if I did not use the correct ...
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2answers
157 views

Why are blockbusters now only released in 3D for the first week/weekend?

All summer I've noticed this new trend of blockbuster movies only being released in 3D for the first week/weekend in theatres - Spider-Man 2, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Dawn of the Planet of the ...
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1answer
306 views

What was the first film adaptation of a comic?

I've been watching Danger: Diabolik (1968) and when I read the Wikipedia article I realise it's actually an adaptation of a comic book character called Diabolik which made it one of the earliest comic ...
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2answers
572 views

Differences in plot from the Japanese and American versions of Pokemon: The Movie

I was reading the IMDB page for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back and one of the bits of trivia states that "The Japanese version has an entirely different story. ". I know the Japanese version casts ...
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2answers
204 views

How does so much time pass between Prison Break seasons 1 and 2?

In Prison Break, season 1 ends with the escapees running in a field at night with the cops right behind them. Season 2 starts with the escapees running through a lush forest during the daytime with ...
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2answers
272 views

What is this movie featuring hopping vampires?

This was an asian kung fu movie and I distinctly remember a scene where these hopping vampires are hopping towards our heroes in a graveyard. They're doing all this elaborate kung fu to attach these ...
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2answers
1k views

How plausible is Elysium in terms of realistic science?

I know Elysium (2013) happens more than a century from now, but really, how plausible is it to: Survive a full dose of nuclear radiation Store data in brains Shoot a missile from Earth out of a ...
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1answer
3k views

How does an average (non-star) actor's pay work?

An average actor, (according to the SAG?) makes scale. What is scale? Is it hourly pay? paid per picture? Are there any residuals? Benefits? Retirement?
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1answer
11k views

The Expendables 3 - the song when burney met ronda rousey [closed]

when burney met ronda rousey in the club, a song was in background.... what is the name of that track... some of the lines were like " life life this is our life " , " touch the sky "
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1answer
144 views

Title of a war movie set in the jungle at night with lots of rain and a training mission?

I am looking for the name of a movie i saw some years ago on TV. It is about a group US-soldiers who get send into the jungle for a training mission or survival training. The sergeant of the group is ...
1
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1answer
110 views

DVD Cover Containing a Girl and a Desolate City

So quite a few years ago I was in possession of a DVD that I believe was to do with zombies or something that wiped out most of the human race and sadly I lost the DVD before I had a chance to watch ...
11
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2answers
284 views

Drugging Robert Michael Fischer on Flight

Why does Cobb slip the sedative into Robert's glass of water himself, taking considerable amount of risk at getting caught? Why didn't the Air hostess get the pre-drugged water for Fischer? Is there ...
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1answer
154 views

Why did Yusuf hesitate to show Cobb his dream chamber?

During Yusuf's recruiting for the Inception he's about to show Cobb and the others how his special sedatives work in practice. But right before showing them he hesitates for a short moment: Yusuf: ...
5
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2answers
234 views

Why did Yusuf need to go into the field?

When Cobb first meets Yusuf in Inception and tells him he is seeking for a chemist to formulate a compound for the Fischer job, he says that he would also need to "go into the field" with them to ...
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0answers
69 views
3
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2answers
855 views

Did Walter kill Donny in The Big Lebowski?

Watching The Big Lebowski again, for the nth time, I felt a bit silly. If you haven't seen it... well, let's get past the summary few lines so that we don't spoil it for anyone who hasn't actually ...
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1answer
2k views

What purple items have Samuel Jackson's characters had?

Samuel Jackson's (Mace Windu's) purple lightsaber was supposedly at his behest because that's his favorite color. Are there other conspicuously-purple items that Jackson's characters have had?
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3answers
319 views

How did Cobb manage to go to sleep and dream to save Saito after Mal's death?

As far as I can tell the subjects in Inception need to sleep in order to dream and for going under fast and consistent sleep they use sedatives. Now my question is how did Cobb manage to just fall ...
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vote
1answer
145 views

Movie or TV series with awesome wedding reception on rooftop; father has an attack after reception

This is a movie (maybe be a TV show) from probably the late 90's or up to '09. There is a very nice wedding reception on a rooftop (or at least outside), there are a lot of lights, may be blue and ...
2
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1answer
217 views

At the end in Xmen Origins, which parts of Wolverine's brain did the bullet hit?

At the end of Xmen Origins, Stryker is shown shooting Logan's brain in the front at the top, which leads me to believe that only the frontal lobe was damaged, and possibly the parietal lobe. After ...
0
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0answers
81 views

In the movie Golden Gate, why would she allow a relationship to develop?

In the movie Golden Gate, Matt Dillon plays an ex-FBI agent trying to redeem the reputation he has as a corrupt investigator because he wrongly pursed a Chinese man during the time of "Red Scare" ...
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8answers
372k views

What happened to the bodies in American Psycho?

Towards the end of the movie, we see Patrick Bateman in an apartment full of dead bodies. He ends up confessing what he's done to his lawyer. Later he goes back to the apartment, only to find the ...
2
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1answer
112 views

What changed the Judge's sympathy?

In Find Me Guilty, at the beginning of the trial, Judge Finestein had little empathy for Jackie DiNorscio. This can be shown by the Judge slapping first a $5000 then upping it to $10000 fine for ...
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1answer
289 views

Hollywood teen comedy movie - virgin on a ship

Please identify a movie, all I remember is just some parts of the plot. I don't remember much, but I'll tell you what I do remember and hopefully someone will recall the name of the movie or the ...
2
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0answers
48 views

Was Johnston supposed to be speaking in Mandarin all the time?

The Last Emperor is mostly in English, but it is meant to be understood that this is simply being translated for the benefit of the movie viewer, usually from Mandarin (I think). Was Reginald Fleming ...
2
votes
1answer
73 views

A term for a animation style used in anime

I'm watching some anime on netflix. Is there a term for when the characters get real emotional they are suddenly animated as cutesy almost childlike versions of themselves? Then they go right back? ...
2
votes
1answer
132 views

female robot who shorts out?

There is a movie from the 1990's in which one of the scenes has a guy fighting a female robot that has totally lost control/shorted out. I keep thinking it is the red-haired girl-robot in "fifth ...
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vote
2answers
231 views

The need of a Matrix [duplicate]

I always wondered why the hassle creating the Matrix anyway? Yes, the machines need energy which can be harvested in the form of biological energy from humans. But why did they not just take animals, ...
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1answer
304 views

Old anime/cartoon about the action inside the body of girl infected with a virus

Watched it when I was a kid, a long time ago... I can only remember that a girl (princess or daughter of someone important) has been injected with some kind of virus, and then you follow the action ...
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vote
1answer
224 views

Early to mid 2000 reality dating show where a woman dates 3 men

It's basically about a middle aged woman dating 3 middle aged men. They show up and do stuff for her. The woman at the end picks 1 guy she likes. She has I believe 3 adult sons. Here's what I ...
17
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3answers
2k views

How did Thor know Loki was on the plane?

During the movie Avengers, we are first introduced to Thor when he crashes the party on the plane, taking his brother Loki to get the location of the Tesseract from him. How did Thor know that Loki ...
3
votes
2answers
915 views

What's the origin of “Choose life” phrase?

The question can sound banal because everyone would say "Trainspotting", but I am just watching a late-soviet movie from 1987 called "Burglar" and I noticed a man in the crowd with a t-shirt with ...
5
votes
7answers
2k views

Who did Cal Weaver remind Jacob of in Crazy Stupid Love?

In the bar Cal and Jacob meet for the first time in Crazy, Stupid, Love. Cal asks Jacob why he is helping him (Cal), to which Jacob replies Maybe you remind me of someone Who is Jacob referring ...
2
votes
1answer
815 views

What did Cal mean by - “Go big or go home”?

I have seen Crazy, Stupid Love a while ago. The scene with the big fight among Cal, Jacob, Bernie and David was hilarious. It is one of my favorites. What I don't understand is what Cal meant when ...
8
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2answers
1k views

“What's up doc?” - Is Bugs Bunny impersonating someone?

It turns out that Bugs Bunny was impersonating someone when he ate the carrot. Was he also impersonating a contemporary actor when he asked What's up doc? or is that a Bugs Bunny original?
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1answer
372 views

The classic JOHN 3:16 sign

Sometimes in comedies someone in a crowd is holding up a sign that says "JOHN 3:16" Can someone explain me that joke, how it originated and why is used in a lot of movies?
7
votes
2answers
1k views

What fighting skills does Sherlock have?

I have been watching the British TV show Sherlock and it has got me intrigued about the the character. Sherlock is mostly depicted as an extremely intelligent and sharp individual whose brain ...
2
votes
1answer
307 views

Why was Breaking Bad put in 6 seasons (on DVD, in Australia)?

I became a fan of Breaking Bad after it had ended (I detest watching series with a continuity that is ruined by being cancelled). So at that time, I went and ordered the boxed set of all 6 seasons. ...
17
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5answers
48k views

Final Scene in Planet of the Apes (2001)

I'm confused by the final scene in the Planet of the Apes film (2001 not the recent Rise film). Leo lands on Earth in his own time to find it run by the Apes. How does this happen? I'm assuming ...

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