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313 views

How did Tom Cruise do that plane stunt in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation?

I wonder how the plane stunt from Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation is even possible, because planes travel at the speed of more than 750 miles per hour. He is just hanging with his hand in the ...
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303 views

Animation : on card game

Does anybody know the animation series name which is based on the concept of a card game in which monsters come out of cards when the card is called. This show is similar to "Yu-Gi-Oh!" but not based ...
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168 views

90s-00s movie. Haunted house, father possessed

I saw a film around 9-10 years ago on DVD, here is what I remember: It was about a little boy, similar looking to the boy from the sixth sense I think they moved into a new house - the mother, ...
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1answer
69 views

Which of these two people killed this spy family?

Warning: This entire question contains spoilers for season 2 of The Americans. Who killed Emmet, Leanne, and Amelia Connors? In one episode, I remember a scene where Claudia was talking to ...
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490 views

Why are cartoon coconuts (on trees) brown?

Real coconuts are either green or yellow (there may be other variants I'm unaware of) not brown. Why are they always colored brown in cartoons? Edit for background: Growing up in a tropical country ...
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372 views

Girl high dives with horse and goes blind

There was an american movie that came out in early to mid 90's about a girl who would ride a horse while it jumped off a high dive into water. This was a show that people would pay to watch, maybe ...
3
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108 views

How did Patrick Moore come to be the GamesMaster?

GamesMaster was a British television show, screened on Channel 4 from 1992 to 1998, and was the first ever UK television show dedicated to computer and video games. The show featured astronomer and ...
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1answer
173 views

Was it Uday or Latif who took the pill overdose?

On the moring after the devastating party in The Devil's Double during which Uday kills Kamel Hana and ultimately rapes and kills a young school girl we see Uday/Latif lying in a hospital bed after an ...
6
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162 views

Johnny Ola's cut finger in The Godfather 2 - accident or what?

I noticed something in The Godfather: Part II when, during Hyman Roth's birthday cake presentation, Johnny Ola seems to cut his finger when preparing to cut the cake. He grabs a napkin to wrap the ...
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2answers
4k views

Why is Michael Mann's The Keep currently unavailable?

I've heard that Michael Mann doesn't like his own version of the atmospheric Nazi-Zombie-alien movie The Keep and I know the the original story author, F Paul Wilson, really hated it. It also isn't ...
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1answer
6k views

Why were mouse holes often represented in cartoons and movies like this?

I was recollecting on some old Tom & Jerry cartoons and began to wonder why mouse holes were often represented like the picture below. Did it just have to do with the cartoonist trying to ...
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6answers
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Did Tyler Durden forget his name?

Ed Norton plays the Narrator or Jack ( due to reading a book that described someone called Jack's body parts from a 1st person perspective). Meanwhile Brad Pitt is introduced as Tyler Durden. Later ...
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147 views

Was Gunda planned as a Trash movie?

There is a lot to read and talk about the 1998 Bollywood movie Gunda. General perception is that it's so bad it's good. The movie holds a rating of 8.2 on IMDB and holds a cult status. I want to ...
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6answers
28k views

Why do Disney parents usually die?

It's well known that many animated Disney movie parents (at least one of a set) die, were never in the picture, or started the movie already dead. Is this just a financial thing (like in Toy Story), ...
3
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3answers
715 views

Why is Magneto not more powerful?

In the X-Men 2 (2003) Magneto escapes from his plastic prison by extracting the metal that Mystique injected into a security guard. Why was this necessary? Why can he not control all humans? Let me ...
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246 views

Harvey Dent black?

I was watching Tim Burton's Batman series and found out that Harvey Dent was played by a black man but he is played by a white guy in Nolan's series. What race is Harvey Dent portrayed as in the ...
4
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1answer
211 views

On the plane, what exactly is Lucy doing with her computers?

In the movie 'Lucy', When Lucy is on the plane, she does something to her )(two) laptop computers, typing with both hands. What exactly are those things she wrote? Is this an existing (real life) way ...
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1answer
128 views

Help me identify this Twilight Zone-ish scene I remember!

I remember a woman near a well. They are both on a hilltop and there's a house there. She keeps throwing stuff in the well and getting as a reward coins and jewels and a message in the form of "Our ...
4
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1answer
453 views

How did they get The Indominus Rex DNA?

In the previous sequels of the movie Jurassic Park, they get the DNA to recreate dinosaurs from insects. But in the new movie Jurassic World the scientists create a new disosaur which is smart, strong ...
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1answer
110 views

Why do prisoners want to live in Emerald City?

In Oz, many prisoners have to change their location from the experimental unit Emerald City and some normal units, and vice versa. Emerald City is extremely controlled with much more prison ...
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4answers
1k views

Why did Murph's brother and his wife refuse a doctor for their son in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, when Murph visits her brother and his wife, she notices that their son is coughing hard, and she offers to arrange a visit from a doctor for him. The brother and his wife refuse, ...
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2answers
45 views

Are all JMC ships red?

Red Dwarf is a colossal (according to wikipedia 6 miles long) mining vessel. I'm curious as to whether it was named "Red Dwarf" because of a unique colour scheme (or more likely painted a unique ...
3
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1answer
121 views

Billy Bibbit's age in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?

Sure we all know Billy Bibbit from 1975's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was young, but what about something more specific? How old was Billy in this movie?
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1answer
216 views

Kung fu movie which ends by alien pierced on a pole and his blood is liquid metal?

I just remembered I saw a king-fu/martial arts movie when I was a kid (now I am 29) where the hero searches to uncover some secret and ends up accidentaly killing an alien, who looks like a human when ...
7
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0answers
394 views

What are the lyrics to the Game of Thrones theme?

In S04E10 of Game of Thrones as Arya is sailing to Bravos, the show's theme begins to play, only it is accompanied by a choir singing a song. This was quite unusual as we never heard that theme music ...
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1answer
120 views

What legal measures do real persons/families/groups have to impose “prior restraint” on aspects of a film?

Can persons or families of deceased persons use legal methods to impose "prior restraint" on aspects of a planned film about them they don't like, such as JFK, or Kurt Cobain? And what if the matters ...
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1answer
167 views

A possible Japanese movie where a man and women are bound with a red band

I think it should be Japanese. There was three parallel story. One story was A man and woman were bond together and woman following man or maybe man taking woman and they go and go through land. ...
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1answer
543 views

What was going on with Dennis in 'Charlie Work' (S10E04)?

During the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "Charlie Work" (S10E04) Charlie has Dennis play the barkeeper during the health inspection. But all he ever gets out is a quite nervous ...
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4answers
434 views

Why did Veera keep saying “dan…dan…dan…danaka!” and what does it mean?

Veera, the protagonist of the Tamil movie Raavanan, used to repeat a specific phrase throughout the movie, which was one of the few things not translated in the dubbed version I watched. It sounded ...
3
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2answers
156 views

Vito and Luca question

Can anyone tell me why Vito would send Luca to Tattaglia's night club under the ruse of being a traitor in The Godfather? The relationship between Vito and Luca must have been well known in the mob ...
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4answers
360 views

Why did Bilbo want the ring back from Frodo?

I watched Lord of the Rings, and I saw a change in Bilbo when he had to give up the ring. He became mad and didn't want to part with it. When Bilbo was giving gifts to Frodo he gave him a shirt and ...
8
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2answers
1k views

What is the source of Truffaut's famous anti-war movie quote?

Francois Truffaut famously said it is impossible to make an anti-war film. This is cited numerous times by Ebert, and there is even the trope "Truffaut was right". But what is the source for this ...
6
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1answer
267 views

How did Heisenberg know that Gustavo would himself come to kill Hector Salamanca?

In The Breaking Bad episode 'Face-Off', Walter White attaches a bomb to Hector's wheelchair with the bell acting as trigger. But how was he so sure that Gus himself would come to kill Hector? The ...
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1answer
122 views

What happened to Daniel Jackson's allergies?

Both in the Stargate movie and early on in Stargate SG1, Daniel Jackson's allergies are used frequently in the plot (for example, slowing down the party in the movie and as a method of communication ...
3
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2answers
380 views

Why did the horses calm down in Melancholia?

Why did the horses calm down after John died? What was the director trying to convey?
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99 views

Does James Cameron work with/for NASA? [closed]

I've heard that he helped with some space-videos with NASA.
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1answer
425 views

Why does Jacob Black change his hair style?

In the Twilight series Jacob Black has long hair to begin with and then he changed it when he transformed into a wolf. Why did he do that?
5
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2answers
899 views

Who is the real villain in the TV series LOST?

They have imposed that the Man in Black is the villain whereas I feel he is more of a victim of circumstances created by Jacob and the old lady who brings them up! Jacob on the other hand causes ...
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1answer
215 views

Is there an actual prop of the Monolith that was used in 2001? [closed]

The monolith from the final scene of 2001: A Space Odissey with the old man in bed lifting hand as if to touch the monolith from the bed. Where are these props?
5
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2answers
8k views

Is there a reason why Snake Plissken and the young Snake from Metal Gear are so much alike?

In the movies Escape from New York and Escape from LA there is a character called Snake Plissken. However in the Metal Gear Series there is a character who has the code name Solid Snake and goes by ...
2
votes
1answer
861 views

Exactly what are the War Boys in Mad Max: Fury Road?

Are the War Boys just kids with radiation poisioning, were they bred that way, or was it something a regular person transforms into once you join Immortan Joe's clan? There were also "War Pups", so I ...
6
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1answer
3k views

Why was Heisenberg addressed as the King on many posters and images?

I watched Breaking Bad much later after its main telecast on AMC. But while it was fresh on TV, I used to see various posters or scenes being posted on various Internet portals and Social Networking ...
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8answers
8k views

“Happiness is only real when shared”

IN the 2007's movie Into The Wild, Chris abandons society and starts living in a forest. In the end when he is dying his last words are "Happiness is only real when shared" So was it a mistake to ...
29
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2answers
41k views

Jon Snow and the White Walker, please explain

In the Game of Thrones episode 8 of season 5, Jon Snow battled a White Walker. As we know the White Walkers can only be killed by dragon glass, but in this battle Jon Snow killed a White Walker with ...
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0answers
24 views

Was “The Black Echo”'s diegetic existence merely a nod to the books or an element from the books?

When Bosch spends the night with Brasher in his hill house overviewing L.A. and she notes that it is quite a view for a detective, he says that "Paramount payed that view". He tells her that the movie ...
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1answer
294 views

In the movie Cowboys and Aliens, did the alien kill the dog?

In the scene in the house, when a single alien was approaching, the dog went after him barking. Then we heard a whine, thinking the alien killed him. But later in the movie, the dog was very much ...
1
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1answer
161 views

A very unlucky man followed by a reporter

Me and my coworker were discussing comedic movies and he then described a movie about a man who is extremely unlucky, so unlucky a reporter takes note of him and decides to follow him around. he also ...
1
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1answer
76 views

A Question about a scene in Frankie and Johnny

After Johnny and Cora have sex, Johnny was grateful because she did the woman astride position, but Cora didn't get that that was woman astride position (woman being on top), and she said "What, ...
1
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1answer
110 views

How was The Second Coming received by Christian groups?

I recently watched The Second Coming which is a story of Steve, a kind-hearted video store clerk from Manchester who disappears for forty days and forty nights before he is found wandering the Moors ...
12
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3answers
884 views

What did the diamond patterns on Fredrica's dress mean?

In The Silence of the Lambs, when Clarice is looking around Fredrica Bimmel's room she finds a dress with diamond patterns on it: What does this mean? Was buffalo bill in that house? Or did it just ...

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