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Final scene in Turist / Force Majeure

The film Turist (Force Majeure) chronicles a family on skiing holiday in the Alps. It's mostly a pretty "ordinary" film with no surreal elements. What is the meaning of this scene?
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What does the conversation mean?

In Source Code, I did not get the meaning of a conversation between Capt. and Christina in the train. It was between roughly 00:42:00-00:43:00 The conversation was as follows: Capt- Okay. Christina? ...
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What did Jules Gaspard get in Invitation to a Gunfighter?

In Invitation to a Gunfighter, when Jules Gaspard leaves town and is confronted by Matt Weaver the following conversation happens: Matt: If its not money then what you want, what (did) you get? ...
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Where does the “One of us! One of us!” chant originate?

I've seen the chant "One of us! One of us!" parodied in both South Park and Big Bang Theory. Where does it come from? Is "Gibble Gobble Gibble Gobble" (added by South Park) part of the original ...
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178 views

Teenagers become a giant superhero

What is the name of 90's TV show that's about a bunch of teenagers that become a giant super hero by shouting names of planets (not really sure about that). They got their power from an alien with no ...
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In There Will Be Blood, why did HW go mute and try to burn down the shed?

Firstly, why did going deaf also remove HW's ability to speak? Not speak correctly or even coherently, but use his vocal cords at all? Secondly, what was his purpose for trying to burn down the ...
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Did Rose die at the end of Titanic, or was she dreaming?

At the end of Titanic, the camera pans across a group of pictures that showed Rose had lived a rich, full life (some of which was suggested to her by Jack - e.g. learning how to ride 'like a man'). ...
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381 views

What is the name of this “If you fail in the game, you'll die same way” movie?

Years ago (At least, 4-5 years), I watched a movie about a video game which become real in Horror gender, English language and live action. This is the story I remember: This game was bought by a ...
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95 views

What is the name of this “Repetitious” movie?

Years ago, I watched a movie which had a different subject. In this movie, everything were repetitious and as far as I know, the main character was a Girl. In one scene this girl tried to kill herself ...
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Is there enough evidence in the mid-season finale to conclude “Little-Ass-Kicker's” fate?

Near the end of The Walking Dead season four's Mid-season finale, we are given a glimpse into Judith's car seat: We know she was in this car seat based on a previous scene: I assumed at first ...
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False rape accusation leads to attempted lynching

I am looking for a movie that I saw some years ago, at a minimum 5 years ago. The setting is the American South during Jim Crow and the plot is that a white woman falsely accuses one or several ...
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Do movie actors/actresses dub their scenes after shooting or do they use the audio that is in the scene?

Do they record the audio separately? Or is it all taken in one shot? I think I remember watching some cheap indie films whose audio and video, particularly the speaking of the actors, are not very ...
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394 views

horror movie - woman at a party has a pimple, and bugs crawl out of it

I'm looking for a stupid American horror film I probably saw in the 1980's. There is just one scene I remember: a woman is at a party, and she has a pimple. She keeps putting pressed powder makeup ...
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What is the music during the stripper's dance in '3 Days to Kill"?

I am trying to identify the music from the '3 Days to Kill' soundtrack during the stripper's dance. The scene is at 1:19:52 (1hr 19min and 52 seconds) into the movie. The music only plays briefly. ...
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How did Happy get holes in her clothes?

In the Scorpion episode "True Colors" as Happy and Toby leave the wine celler, Happy's clothes are fine, but in the next scene as they approach the van, Happy's clothes are swiss cheese. What ...
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What does Francis Underwood's ring mean to him and why does he bury it?

At the end of House of Cards episode S02E05, when Frank attends the groundbreaking ceremony at the Civil War reenactment site he places (and ultimately buries) his ring in the soil (of what I assume ...
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What makes the dance sequence from Pulp Fiction so iconic?

Various sources say that John Travolta and Uma Thurman's dance sequence is "now-famous" and "iconic", some compare it to how Travolta danced earlier in movies like Grease and Saturday Night Fever. But ...
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320 views

Man buys a book on how to find ghosts

This is a movie I watched quite some time ago and I can't remember the title of it. I can only remember some scenes from it. (I'm not sure if everything here is accurate though). It's an Asian horror ...
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284 views

Star Trek - Khan and Chekov

Why does Chekov say that he remembers Khan in "Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan" if in Star Trek TOS Chekov doesn't appear in the episode "Space Seed"? Also why is Chekov in "Star Trek Into Darkness"? ...
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339 views

How were starfields / streaming stars created in the pre-computer era?

Starfields or streaming stars are ubiquitous to give the impression of movement of space crafts. I am thinking of flying directly and frontal into the starfield, as in the beginning of the intro or ...
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1answer
8k views

Why does Indiana Jones say 'I like Ike'?

In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, short while after the beginning of the movie, Irina Spalko captured Indy and force him to lead the U.S soldiers military base which contains ...
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1answer
70 views

How did Nucky rise to power?

How did Nucky Thompson wrest power over Atlantic City from The Commodore?
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57 views

What does “Yippee-ki-yay” even mean? [duplicate]

In the Die Hard series, John Mcclane often uses this phrase before delivering the punch-blow that exterminates whatever he's aiming to blow up. But Mcclane ain't from Texas or anywhere in the ...
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1answer
270 views

How did walking dead characters get cured?

I remember in season 4 of The Walking Dead that Glenn, Sasha and a few others were infected with some type of illness and that they were still sick even when the Governor attacked them. How were they ...
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76 views

surreal short film with 3 “nations” with primary color paint; shown at World Expo in 1986-87

There was a beautiful silent film I saw at the World Expo in Vancouver in 1987. In it, there are 3 "nations", each of which has its own color -- red, blue, and yellow. They are in a state of tense ...
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140 views

Animation where people are divided over numbers or letters

I'm looking for a particular movie which was about numbers vs letters where the supporting characters are either for letters or numbers and the boy hero in the movie learns to use both to defeat the ...
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100 views

Which (godzilla/dinosaur) Monster movie is this?

I know there are about 35 of them out there. I watched it long ago, so not even sure if it is colour or black and white. since I am not sure if it is Godzilla, I am calling it monster. What I do ...
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146 views

Dying boy is cryogenically frozen and attempts to kill his parents once revived

It was a story about a family and they had a son who was really sick. so the parents cryonically preserved the boy until they found a cure. after all, they found the cure and healed the boy and the ...
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1answer
182 views

Morning cartoon show from late 80s, early 90s; boy's family turned to stone

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a boy's family is turned to stone and he has to journey somewhere far away - is never like just around the corner - ...
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1answer
330 views

How do Ocean's 13 rip Bank of 500 million dollars in one night?

In the movie Ocean's 13, they rig every game in the casino in order for Bank to lose as much as possible. But once everyone is on a winning streak, Danny gives the green light to start the ...
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1answer
57 views

Star Trek TOS Season 2 - how long does the change in musical style last?

The tone of the music of Star Trek changed dramatically from Season 1 to Season 2. Whereas Season 1 was subtler (as subtle as it could be being a science-fiction show in the 60's), and the title track ...
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1answer
137 views

What's the word for an actor not getting a part in a movie?

What's the word for an actor not getting a part in a movie?? It's like some verb, it starts with an S. It's not scooped, but something like that. There's an entire website about actors getting ...
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1answer
232 views

Magic Trick perfomed at a theater and people wake up at a different place

I cant seem to recall a movie where a magician tries to perform a trick where he ends putting people to sleep and then these people wake up at a different place. There is a scene where these people ...
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1answer
361 views

Robot is prize for winning arcade game, then tries to kill everyone?

A local teen gets the high score on an arcade game, and he wins a real life replica of the main enemy in the game. It arrives at his door one day. At first he and his (I'm pretty sure girlfriend, ...
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530 views

Understanding the Flight of the Dead

I was watching the Sherlock episode A Scandal in Belgravia the other day. Everything seemed fine but I didn't get the flight of dead part and those people in the beginning who reported of missing ...
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1answer
225 views

Why did Ashur face Spartacus's gladiator army alone?

Why did Ashur take such a foolish risk facing Spartacus's army all alone, resulting in his death at the hands of Naevia? It should have been so easy for him to run away. Why follow Glaber's commands ...
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3answers
22k views

Is The Big Bang Theory shot in front of an audience?

In The Big Bang Theory, do they shoot the show in front of a live studio audience?
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143 views

TV Series for kids, Don't be afraid, The Sandman is here

I'm looking for an old TV show, probably 1990s or earlier. It's a mix of live actors and cartoons. A typical episode goes as follows: We look in at a family, a character, and we explore the flaws ...
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1answer
65 views

Group makes movie in protest against Hollywood

I remember seeing this movie from when I was young about a group of people making a movie (within a movie) which was made in a protest against (this is what it's about) hollywood. People in the movie ...
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2answers
218 views

How could Harry and his friends survive the fall without the charm?

We have seen several instances where Harry - or in special cases, his friends - survive several falls by using the "Arrestro Momentum" spell like in Prisoner of Azkaban and Deathly Hallows 2. But in ...
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1answer
64 views

Why do the people at the pub make David and Jack leave?

In the 1981 film, An American Werewolf in London, Jack and David are backpacking across the Yorkshire moors, when they enter a pub called The Slaughtered lamb at night. When they ask about the five ...
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1answer
647 views

Did cunnilingus actually happen in Basic Instinct?

In Basic Instinct, it seemed to me that rather using awkward props or various ways to fake it, it would have been logistically simpler if cunnilingus had actually taken place between Michael Douglas ...
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5answers
6k views

What is the history between Little Bill and English Bob in Unforgiven?

In Unforgiven, it's understandable why Little Bill beat up English Bob--because he wanted to scare off anyone else who would come to collect the reward from the women and also keep aside the Big ...
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1answer
73 views

Episode of Rugrats where Phil pushes Lil over and says it's because he likes her

This has been driving me crazy but I remember years ago watching an episode of Rugrats and Phil pushes Lil to the ground.. Lil responds with "why did you do that for?" Phil replies "Cause I like ya" ...
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1answer
148 views

What was Bob blubbering about?

In this week's episode of The Walking Dead, towards the end of the episode Bob started, in my mind, acting funny. He seems more emotional, and finally goes outside and starts crying while leaning up ...
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1answer
86 views

Tigers or lions killing group of construction workers

Probably late 90s or early 2000 movie. Do not remember much other than, a group of people are supposed to build a bridge or a railway line in some remote area, where they take the help of locals. ...
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0answers
35 views

Why doesn't Walden kick Alan out? [duplicate]

In Two and Half Men, Charlie kept Alan around since they were brothers from the same mother. But why does Walden continue to keep him around? He's certainly not paying rent, helping and certainly not ...
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6answers
696 views

Dolores Umbridge: Misguided or Sinister?

This is an on-going debate between my husband and I stemming from our viewing of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix this weekend. In OOTP, Umbridge really appears to be more of a misguided ...
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3answers
633 views

Why does Umbridge always wear pink dresses?

In Harry Potter and The Order of Phoenix, Dolores Umbridge always seems to be wearing pink color dresses. Is there any significance for this?
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1answer
175 views

Telekinetic villain incapacitated by mirror shard

So all I remember is the movie came out possibly in the 90s, was set possibly in the 50s or earlier. There's a villain who has telekinetic powers, but at the end a mirror shatters and a shard hits ...

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