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They are right. And we are wrong

In recently aired BBC Sherlock Season 4 Episode 0, when Sherlock goes to visit Mycroft on his call with John Watson. Mycroft tell them about taking a case. Relevant conversation is following: ...
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Who is Supreme Leader Snoke?

Supreme Leader Snoke is, as his title suggests, the supreme commander of the First Order in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. His appearance suggests he is large in scale and old (though those are ...
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Movie with massive fire alien thing destroys bridge and eats train

So I'm in Costa Rica and there was a movie on this afternoon in English with Spanish subtitles. I only saw a few minutes of it but basically what I saw was some military men loading a bomb on to a ...
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Revolver movie title significance

I saw the movie Revolver recently and was wondering why the movie is named such. The movie is basically upon the ego of a person and has a lot of chess analogy included in it. So my question is: Why ...
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456 views

Why is 'loner leader' / Léa Seydoux against love in “ The lobster ”?

The lobster, a satire movie that forces you to think. Spoilers ahead Storyline A love story set in a dystopian near future where single people are arrested and transferred to a creepy hotel....
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407 views

What is this Movie about an intelligent house plant?

I am searching for the movie title. Please help! Takes place in the USA about the 1980's? An single man (a writer?) works from his apartment and has a house plant (spider plant i think) that he has ...
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Who "produces“ 4DX movies?

With films shown in 4DX format, who is responsible for chosing the environmental effects and their timing? 4DX allows a motion picture presentation to be augmented with environmental effects such ...
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How did the Resistance know their planet was the next target?

Lotsa spoiling going on below: In The Force Awakens, there is a very powerful weapon harnessed by the First Order that can destroy planets. At a critical moment in the movie, the Resistance learns ...
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Why does Borden want to change the knot used in the trick?

Why does Borden want to change the knot used in the tank trick? Is it because he is poor at tying it?
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Why does the building explode at the start of Spectre?

In the opening sequence of Spectre (2015), James Bond is listening to some bad guys discussing an evil plot. He then starts shooting at them, but they start shooting back - and then, suddenly, the ...
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Why doesn't House prescribe vicodin himself?

I'm currently watching season 3 of House M.D. and I'm a bit confused. He tries to get Vicodin from his coworkers and even visits an external doc but since he is a doc himself why doesn't he prescribe ...
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277 views

Movie in which student asked to have sex with balloons

This was a comedy, late 90s or early 2000s, set in a high school (I think). A senior student wants to teach students about safe sex, but told she cannot talk about condoms. So she takes condoms, ...
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842 views

How can Valyrian steel kill White Walkers? [duplicate]

As shown in the last season of Game of Thrones, one of the leaders of the White Walkers was killed by Jon Snow's Valyrian steel sword. As we know, White Walkers can be killed by Fire and Dragon Glass ...
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Why was Chiwetel Ejiofor made to be part Indian in The Martian?

Why was Chiwetel Ejiofor's character made out to be part Indian (Vincent Kapoor) in the movie The Martian? He otherwise has no Indian history, looks to be Nigerian. Was there a reason why the creators ...
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Are there any September 11, 2001 references in the Law and Order 2001-02 season?

September 11, 2001 was a tragedy to the World, the United States, and the cities of Washington DC, and New York. The West Wing, based in Washington, immediately came out with an episode, written by ...
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What does the tagline of “The Kings of Summer” mean?

On the posters for The Kings of Summer there is a slogan: Why live when you can rule? What does this mean? Does it imply that they are being with the nature and ruling it instead of having to ...
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138 views

Why was the corpse of the duplicate of the bride supposed to be with the original, in The Abominable Bride? Was it there?

Sherlock says it is obvious the bride's duplicate corpse was supposed to be there beneath her. It was going to prove his theory. But the corpse is not shown to be seen there in the episode. So, does ...
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104 views

Children cartoon about a boy who lives with his father

I watched this cartoon as a kid when I lived in France, so the years are between 1985 and 1989. The cartoon was drawn with pastel colors and simple clear lines, the faces of the characters were ...
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561 views

What's this road movie set in Mongolia, about a nomad sent to town by his wife to buy condoms

This is a movie I was told about, apparently it's hilarious and beautiful. I don't know when it was made, early 90ties the latest. The movie could be from anywhere but Russia or China seem most likely....
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513 views

Where's Christian's body?

We know Jack's father body was put on the plane (we clearly see the coffin in one of the very first episodes), and we know that someone took the body (probably MIB) from Episode 5, when Jack smashed ...
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Who sent the email to the sat-con girl in The Martian?

I missed seeing who sent the email to the satelite monitoring girl. Who told her to check out the coordinates on the two different days?
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87 views

Who was Morgan Freeman writing the letter to?

In the movie Million dollar baby, Morgan freeman narrates what happened with Clint Eastwood and Hillary Swank. He was writing all this in a letter to someone. I may have missed a few scenes in the ...
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192 views

Is Gandalf really that great of a wizard?

Is he, like, a supreme wizard? I'm asking this because I just got done (over the past day) binge-watching all 3 parts of The Hobbit. And there's a scene in it where (forgive my lack of Middle Earth ...
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How did NASA figure out Mark was still alive?

In The Martian, the whole reason that NASA end up trying to help stranded astronaut/botanist Mark Watney is because someone happens to notice that since the Hermes left Mars, the "base camp" on Mars ...
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Extra oxygen from breathing when lighting up the hydrazine?

When he first tries to light up hydrazine in the greenhouse in order to obtain water, The Martian Mark Watney blows up the contraption. Later, he reasons this was due to the extra oxygen he exhaled. ...
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Post apocalyptic movie with people living underground

I can not remember the movie title, but I am trying to find it for maybe 2 years. I am remembering only few scenes, could you please help me? The scenes are these, or so: It is a post apocalyptic ...
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285 views

Was there ever noticeable criticism about Breaking Bad possibly glorifying the drug business?

While Breaking Bad was about the production and trade with methamphetamine and the huge amounts of money to be made with it, it was quite lacking in the actual depiction of drug use and its ...
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Zooming background camera technique? [duplicate]

There is a camera technique which is fairly common now but was rather unusual and subtly effective when it was first used. Of course I don't know the name of it or how it is done (hence my question). ...
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ID this Scandinavian film about pigs and euthanasia please!

trying to identify a film I saw. I think it's Scandinavian (or maybe Dutch). About a young terminally ill man who steals money from his place of work, crashes his car on his way home and ends up ...
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156 views

How come the ship in Triangle is empty?

This question (and its corresponding answers) do a good job of explaining how the time loop influences the story, but there's one thing I still don't understand - how did the ship in the middle of the ...
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Titanic reference's significance in Batman TAS episode “Prophecy of Doom”

Yesterday I saw the Batman: The Animated Series episode Prophecy of Doom. In this episode's prologue, it has some similar scenes to the Titanic Movie. My question is what was the meaning of that scene,...
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Why Harlan DeGroat had to do that to Rodney Baze Jr.?

I'm talking about the movie Out of the Furnace where Harlan kills Rodney and John Petty. In the movie, Rodney owes a lot of money to Harlan. So, Rodney agrees to fight with some guy to clear his debt ...
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Searching for a film in which a guy goes into a shop and exchanges some kind of sayings with the shop owner repeatedly

We're searching a movie for over two years now and now I am came to the idea of posting it here. We have only one clue: A guy comes into a shop or deli over and over and gets its newspaper in the ...
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328 views

Why aren't episode titles put on the screen?

For the last few decades, it seems that most shows (dramas, not just comedies) don't put the episode titles on the screen. Does anyone know why not?
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248 views

Why did Robert Mariell kiss his sister?

Somewhere in the middle of Haunted (1995), Robert Mariell kissed his sister Christina in the painting room while David was spying on them. Why did he kiss his own sister? What is the significance of ...
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209 views

Old Russian or Soviet-era cartoon movie about a servant, a prince and a princess

I’d appreciate any help remembering the title of an old Russian or Soviet-era cartoon movie. The story is about a prince and his servant, who go on an adventure to rescue a princess from a dragon. ...
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453 views

Movie with children chased by adults dressed in black

I saw this film as a kid, I was probably 6 or 7 so this was around 1986-1989. It was programmed as a children's film, so my mom took me. I remember only certain scenes from this film. My guess is that ...
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What cartoon show am I thinking of?

I can't remember what this show is called! It has the following features: American Television Mid 2000s? Possibly aired on Cartoon Network Contained Japanese Anime styles and themes (esp. facial ...
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3answers
814 views

What is the significance of the song played at the end of Tangerines (2013)?

In the Georgian-Estonian film Tangerines (2013) at the end of the film as it rolls into the credits what is the song that is being played? It sounds like a rock/alternative song. What was the context ...
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What was the name of Bilbo's sword?

The Swords After the group kills the Trolls trying to eat them, they go to their cave where they find a collection of Elven swords. Gandalf gives Bilbo a sword that glows when Orcs are near. The ...
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893 views

Where did the Tribble noises come from?

Star Trek's Tribbles are known for two distinctive sounds they make: a soothing coo/purr noise when they're petted, and a harsh, grinding shriek to express their dislike of Klingons. Have the cast or ...
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107 views

Movie in which the police oficer chases and jumps from the fence and accidentally fires gun and hits person in a car

I have a weird question; I'm trying to remember a movie, probably form 200x years but all my googling, IMDB checking list of drama and cross story failed... that's the reason I'm here. Movie have ...
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Who nukes the USA in The Divide?

In The Divide (2011), I am confused as to who nukes the USA? Was it the Arabs? Maybe the Koreans?
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123 views

Sci-fi movie with robots controlling humans through the back of their necks

I saw a segment of a movie at a friend's house about 27 years ago. What I remember: There seemed to be a warehouse(?) where robots were kept; There was some sort of robot uprising? There was a ...
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How does “the gimp” come to be in Maynard's basement in Pulp Fiction?

After seeing "the gimp" character in Pulp Fiction, two questions come to mind. How does "the gimp" come to be in Maynard & Zed's basement? and Why is "the gimp" covered up with a mask?
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90s British indie movie set in house in woods

This is what I remember: I watched it on VHS in the 90s. I think it was probably released in the mid-90s. A group of young Brits, maybe college students, go to a house in the woods for a weekend. A ...
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461 views

Why do Minions want to serve vicious villains?

From wiki about Minions: Minions are small, yellow creatures who have existed since the beginning of time, evolving from single-celled organisms into beings who exist only to serve history's ...
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How old is the character SpongeBob SquarePants? [duplicate]

In the first SpongeBob SquarePants movie, SpongeBob stated that he has been employee of the month over 370 times. If you divide that by 12, that means he's been working at the Krusty Krab for over 30 ...
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Kill Bill colour changes to Black and White

In the movie Kill Bill, why does the colour keep shifting from standard colour to black and white? Is it to keep the gross levels down?
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Did Adam have a chance to live?

In Saw (2004) Dr Gordon and Adam were locked up in a room together. Dr Gordon, as we find out, is supposed to kill Adam in order to prevent his family from getting killed. Adam, however, is never ...

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