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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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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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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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295 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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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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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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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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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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What movie is this quote from? “We're new in town, and we've never had sex before!”

This has been bugging me all day.. I think it was an 80s/highschool movie.. I don't think it was Fast Times or The Wild Life, seems too racy for Back to the Future. Could it have been Grease? I think ...
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Which Marvel character are they talking about?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when they mention future threat for Hydra like Bruce Banner and other names (or references), they said something like "some guy from Egypt". Which character are ...
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Why was S.H.I.E.L.D. noticeably missing from Iron Man 3?

I thought Iron Man 3 felt a little odd without any presence from S.H.I.E.L.D. (Director Nick Fury and company). The US President is kidnapped and they're not concerned? So why didn't they appear?
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Test scene in Men in Black

In the beginning of Men in Black, when Will Smith is in the room with the other candidates for the job, they're all sitting those egg-style chairs with a table in the middle. This is where they're ...
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Identify this Rom-Com about the leads on a Greek holiday at the end

This is my first identify this movie question so please be gentle. Today morning, while sipping tea, I watched a movie(few scenes) on HBO. Those were the ending scenes as HBO, rather than ...
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Why was the game show host so keen to have Jamal lose?

Why was the game show host so keen to have Jamal lose in Slumdog Millionaire? Did he have a financial stake in the show? This was never explicitly stated, though at some point he does say "This is my ...
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2answers
560 views

How to make a film in black and white and add color to some objects?

How is a movie made to show selective colors. For instance, in Pleasantville a sister and brother are transported to the universe of an old black and white TV show, and the movie switches to being ...
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What happened when Durant came to Bohanan while he was in jail, with a pardon

In Hell on Wheels does Thomas Durant own Cullen Bohannon? In the episode Durant, Nebraska Bohannon was about to be executed by federal officers but Durant saves him showing him a piece of paper that ...
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939 views

At the beginning of Silicon Valley, were Richard Hendricks and Big Head working for Hooli?

---- Potential spoilers below ----- I watched the first season of Silicon Valley a second time, recently, and I enjoyed it, but something puzzles me: what are Richard and Big Head doing at Hooli in ...
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Why did Stephen pretend to have a limp in Django Unchained?

Why did Stephen pretend to have a limp in Django Unchained? And why stop pretending then? When he said he counted 6 bullets, and even if he believed it to be true as he was saying it, what exactly did ...
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Where do angels go upon death?

In the television series Supernatural it is said that upon death, demons go back to hell and vampires and other creatures go to purgatory. Where do angels go when they die?
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Identify a drama(?) with a blind man/woman regaining sight at end

I remember watching this film when I was younger and really not liking it, because it was too serious and the idea of it scared me. But it has always been an annoyance to me that I can't remember what ...
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162 views

What was under the blanket?

After watching the Doctor Who episode Listen I was left with the impression that it was the Doctor's own nightmares and fears which led him to believe there was a creature perfectly evolved for ...
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169 views

TV Episode about a boy who can summon things he sees in a picture or book

My vague recollections of this episode are of a grandfather type of person taking care of a boy with special needs. (I am 99% confident the grandfather was played by George Gaynes, though his ...
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217 views

Mobile with telepathic power, teen lives his fantasies

I saw a movie like American Pie, where there's a high school teen whose mobile phone gets telepathic persuasive powers, after a lightning strikes his girlfriend's similar themed science project and ...
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Guy will inherit millions only if he finds a wife

There is this Hollywood movie from the 90's in which the guy (Casanova type) inherits millions from his dad or grand father's will but the will comes with a catch, to inherit the property he must get ...
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Oblivion ending Sleep Chamber

In the ending we see that Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman (in the Hyper Sleep Chamber) go to the Tet and blow it up. Also, we see Julia waking up in front of the lakeside house that Tech 49 built. So ...
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Is there Goth Kids 2 episode of South Park?

Episode 17.4 of South Park is called "Goth Kids 3: Dawn of the Posers". I would like to find episodes Goth Kids 1 and Goth Kids 2, but failing to do this. Are there such episodes at all?
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Woman seduces a man in an office with flashcards

This is an office room sex scene and it goes like. A lady wearing an office skirt up to her thighs gets to a guy who was sitting in a chair (He too was in office wear). She doesn't speak a single word ...
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Was the revenge justified?

I just watched the 2003 Korean film "Oldboy", and as much as I enjoyed the gritty feel to it, I'm still left with a major dilemma I've noticed yet haven't seen discussed. I understand that the ...
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214 views

Movie about a boy and a dog

There is not much I remember about the movie, since I've seen it as a kid (15-20 years ago). I've seen it in a cinema, so it couldn't have been a TV series. It was about a boy and a dog. At the ...
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Water as a symbol in Fatal Attraction

I noticed the reoccurring use of water in the movie Fatal Attraction. When they first have the affair, the water from the sink appears. Then in the rabbit scene, there is boiling water. And at the ...
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440 views

Asian film where gangster character has “gills”

A few years ago, I saw a clip from a (possibly Japanese?) movie where a gangster-ish character with blond hair takes a draw from a cigarette, then blows the smoke out through slits in the side of his ...
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Why is the ghost on the uniform patch making a peace sign?

In Ghostbusters 2, why is the patch on the uniform giving a peace sign? Obviously in the context of the real world the new logo makes sense. However, in the reality of the movie, why would they make ...
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Psychologist studies patient and discovers she's telepathic

It was a movie that started off about a young lady who was finishing high school and when she was at her prom I think, she started hearing voices and flipped out. She was taken to a mental ...
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A boy is the only survivor of a plane crash in Africa

I vaguely remember this movie. A plane crashes somewhere in Africa and the only survivor is a boy. I remember a scene when he was looking for Ostrich eggs and he broke the egg and cooked it in the hot ...
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A movie about a boy who after applying a solution to his bald head his hair will not stop growing

This was a kids' movie that I saw back in the late 80s/early 90s. It involved a brother and a sister, I think or maybe a boy and his friend. The boy was scared by, I think, a ghost or pair of ghosts. ...
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How do they film the apparent beheading of a person?

How do they film the beheading of a person, like the beheading of Ned Stark in Game of Thrones? It was pretty clean beheading. There are more examples in Spartacus; there were a lot of beheading with ...
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Why did director Chris Marker use photographs in La jetée?

The movie La jetée is composed from photographs with a voice telling the story. What is the reason he used photographs instead of normal animated pictures? Was his budget too constrained? Or was it ...
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Significance of the shoes

During the course of Pacific Rim we share with Mako Mori a memory of her childhood when she was saved from a Kaiju attack by Marshal Pentecost in his Jaeger. During those events she somehow lost a ...
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What does the Theodore doll say in Alvin and the Chipmunks?

Near the end of the 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks movie, the Theodore doll speaks Spanish (I think), and I still haven't been able to figure out what he says after watching the movie 30 times. I've ...
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145 views

How did Dave find talking chipmunks?

How did 'Dave', the human protagonist from 'Alvin and the Chipmunks', find talking chipmunks? Did they mutate like TMNT?
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Is the footage at the end of the merchandising video in S05E08 referencing another episode?

At the end of the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "Paddy's Pub: Home of the Original Kitten Mittens" (S05E08) the gang shows their merchandising video to a bunch of possible investors. But ...
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Why does Peter Bishop still exist?

In the final few episodes of Fringe, we find out that Walter & September's plan was to effectively change the future so that the Observers/Invaders never exist. Olivia gets excited at the ...
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What is the symbolism behind the young people making out in the cemetery?

The Netflix show House of Cards is replete with symbolism throughout. While some symbolic events are more obvious (Claire observing an older woman similar to a colleague she fired struggling at a cafe ...
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134 views

What happened to spinning wheels which were burned?

The main plot of the movie is the curse which Maleficent cast on the princess: She would prick her thumb on a spinning wheel and fall asleep, so people burned all the spinning wheels in the country.
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Assassinations during the christening in The Godfather

In the film Michael has the heads of the other four New York families assassinated. These include Barzini, Tattaglia, Cuneo and Stracci. In the novel, it is only Emilio Barzini and Philip Tattaglia ...
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Utopia realistic shootings

I am currently watching the British series Utopia and I a was curious if someone knew or could point to a reference on how do they make those ultra realistic shootings and deaths.
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Where did the money for the Others come from?

In Lost, the Others are doing a lot of things which are highly expensive: Fake passports, the running cost of the submarine and communication. Some of them might get salaries (e.g., Tom is seen in ...
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What's the song which plays at the end, just before the credits?

What's the song which plays at the end, just before the credits? I have searched for the OST. But couldn't find the song.
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347 views

Man gives girl metal sword then fights with wooden sword

I don't remember much other than there was a scene where a little girl had to run away, so one of her protectors started fighting some knights with a wooden sword, since he gave the girl his metal ...
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Does Mystique not age with time?

In X-Men: First class we see that Mystique (Raven) and Charles grow up together and at that point of time Mystique, Charles and Eric all are of same age group. But in X-Men: The last Stand, which ...

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