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What was the nature of Dobby the Elf?

Dobby appeared frequently in the Harry Potter series and after rescuing Harry and friends. But in there he mentions that he is a free elf. If so, why does he save and follow Harry? Who exactly ...
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Why was Voldemort unaware that Harry was also a horcrux?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part II, when Voldemort tries to kill Harry Potter, he unintentionally kills his own horcrux. My question is why didn't he know that Harry was also a horcrux? ...
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Name of that 70's-80's movie where young people in power that killed old people

I would like to have the name of a movie where young people take control of US and decided that as soon as you are older you not worth anything thus they kill them or sent somewhere. I remember that ...
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157 views

Kids movie from early 2000's revolving around magic

I've been trying to think of this movie for a long time. It's a kids' movie from the early 2000s that I believe revolved around magic. I remember the kids getting trapped inside this house that's ...
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776 views

Why was Hermione a witch?

Both of Hermione's parents were muggles but she was a witch. I just finished Half blood prince but there is no explanation about this yet. What is the criterion to be born a witch/wizard? Isn't it ...
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71 views

Were they trying to kill off Klinger?

In the two parter 'Fade out, fade in' in MASH we see that Klinger enlists the services of a 'lawyer' to get him a section 8. Although this fails, out of universe, was this an attempt, at least ...
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127 views

Why are some principal characters missing from some TV episodes?

Why are some principal characters missing from some TV episodes? What's even more difficult to understand is when they're even included in a few minutes of the episode, and then they are written out ...
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What is the longest time elapsed before a show got renewed while preserving main cast?

On the note of the Twin Peak's renewal rumor after nearly 25 years of inactivity (since last episode in 1991), what is the longest time elapsed before a show got renewed while preserving the main ...
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Which characters in Game Of Thrones have a Valyrian Steel sword?

In Game of Thrones, a Valyrian steel sword is one of the most popular things in weaponry. I can only remember Jon Snow and Brienne of Tarth possessing a Valyrian steel sword. Are there other ...
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273 views

Sci-fi movie with a giant spaceship (or something) used like Noah’s Ark

I watched this movie some years ago and only remember a scene in particular, near the final, when many animals (or creatures?) are on a conveyor belt and are going into a great spaceship. The scene ...
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Is there any real-world “science” behind R2-D2’s computer interfacing arm?

I read the news today about R2-D2 and was fascinated by the robotic arm it had. There’s actually a wikia page for it (SCOMP link) but doesn’t explain much of how it theoretically works. It’s also a ...
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209 views

Why did Ilsa Faust wait for high pitch?

In the opera Turandot which is held in Vienna in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Ilsa Faust was going to kill Chancellor with a gunshot. My question is, why did she decide to shoot on the high ...
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Bond film where Bond and the Bond girl cuddle up seen in infra red

Title says it all really, I'm trying to find the scene where bond and the bond girl are cuddling up seen in infra-red. I believe they're in a boat and I think it's an end scene, but I've tried to ...
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113 views

Space-themed movie about protagonists on a small ship

I can only remember bits and pieces of this film, the info I'm giving may or may appear in that order but here it goes: takes place in space (probably in the future) very huge space ships which are ...
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How and Why are the Avengers already assembled at the beginning of Age of Ultron?

There is no mention of Avengers coming together. No mention of anyone calling them together. They don't gel really well, I suppose. How come Dr. Banner, Tony Stark and Thor (most importantly, Thor) ...
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How can I download the transcript (subtitles on a page) of a movie? [duplicate]

Specifically I would like to the see the Arabic script for the Disney movie Frozen. I do not need the script text with the actions of characters written down just the actual words being said by the ...
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Why is J the only person who remembers K?

I just saw Men in Black 3 yesterday and it seems like they have a very half baked theory to the entire time travel plot. Why can only Agent J remember K correctly? As in - why can only he remember ...
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531 views

Why wasn't Twin Peaks renewed in the 90's?

After hearing the news of Twin Peaks' possible renewal I wondered, why wasn't it renewed in the 90's? As far as I remember, the show ended quite abruptly without a good closing.
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235 views

How realistic was the air traffic control mistake by Jane's father?

I still do not understand this part of Breaking Bad and really hope it was exaggerated. When Jane's father, heavily disturbed by loss of his daughter makes a deadly mistake while guiding air traffic, ...
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How did the Court prosecute Col. Jessup in A Few Good Men

Here is an iconic dialogue from the movie "A Few Good Men" Lt. Kafee: Did you order the CODE RED? Col. Jessup: YOU GODDAMN RIGHT I DID! My question is whether the evidence against Colonel ...
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97 views

Possible 80s comedy/sitcom in English

I've been trying to find our what movie this clip is from: It looks like a clip from the 80s. Could be older though. The language was English, but the clip has been ...
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221 views

Movie about a old guy who's an assassin/hitman with glasses and silenced pistol

Basically I remember there being an old guy with glasses and having a silenced pistol. He's an assassin/hitman who in an apartment building kills a bunch of guys, one of the kills he hears him and ...
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2answers
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What happened to the child of Professor Remus Lupin and Tonks?

I can't remember what happened to the child of Professor Remus Lupin and Tonks after they both died in the battle at the end of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2. Did Harry take care of ...
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2answers
6k views

Where does The Undertaker hide?

Recently in the WWE, usually when someone is in the middle of giving a speech in the ring, the lights will go out and when they come back on, The Undertaker is standing in the ring. So where does he ...
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1answer
149 views

Was the depiction of the police's reaction in the shootout accurate to how real police would behave?

It was difficult for me to absorb everything in the first viewing of Smokin' Aces (2006), so, I had to watch it couple more times. But each time, this scene in particular surprised me. The scene ...
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1answer
513 views

Black blob-like alien jumps onto a scientist's face

I would greatly appreciate it if anyone could help me identify what this scene is from. I really only remember one big scene from this when I was a kid. This would have been from around 1985 or so, ...
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215 views

I'm looking for a certain mecha anime

All I remember about it was that the pilots of these robots would stand on a platform that was their cockpit, and they wore this latex-looking body suit that they put on by inching up through the ...
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2answers
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Was Walter going to kill Jesse?

In the very last episode of Breaking Bad (Season 5), Now my question is, did Walter actually intend on killing Jesse? I mean, he had assumed that Jesse was working with Jack and his crew but he ...
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6answers
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What techniques are used by directors to make an actor cry?

I have always wondered what techniques directors use to get amateur actors, especially young ones, to cry. How can someone surrounded with so many film crew and cameras can concentrate enough and feel ...
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384 views

Ghost Ship horror movie [not Ghost Ship (2002) or Death Ship (1980)]

I am looking for a ghost ship movie I saw a few years back, and it is not Ghost ship (2002) or Death Ship (1980) -- I already watched them in the last few days on my search for this movie, which I ...
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1answer
71 views

Movie with a vegetarian Hot Dog Stand?

I was wondering if anyone knows about a movie that has a scene with a guy selling vegetarian hot dogs at a stand? (This is the worst info, apologies!) I've seen a part of a movie ages ago where there ...
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2answers
144 views

Has Carol become unrealistically unhinged?

Carol, the former Babysitter Of The Year, has had an edge to her for some time. However, in the most recent episode of The Walking Dead, titled "JSS", she seems to be bipolar. In one moment she's ...
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1answer
323 views

Scene in which end of dinner is signaled by strict father placing napkin on table

My parents both remember a movie scene with the following description: A family has finished eating dinner, and two young boys are silently waiting to be excused. Their strict father places his napkin ...
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1answer
106 views

What really happened to Gwen Stacy?

At the end of The Amazing Spider man 2 Gwen Stacy looked dead, but in her funeral the camera did not show her grave, we just saw Peter Parker and her family crying, which give us a thought about may ...
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Why did Weevil go back to his previous life?

In Veronica Mars the movie, why did Weevil go back to his previous life of crime? I am referring to one of the last scenes of the movie: Veronica looks out from a window and sees Weevil dressed like ...
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1answer
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Why does Malkina go to the church and try to confess?

In the movie The Counselor, Malkina shows up to a Catholic church and tries to get the priest to let her confess her sins. She taunts him. We understand from the previous scene that Malkina is not ...
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550 views

What did Ned forbid?

During the Red Wedding in Game of Thrones Emdure Tully and "Roslin Frey" have their clothes taken off and are carried out of the hall for the bedding ceremony. As they leave we see dialogue between ...
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1answer
365 views

Was Monica Gellar a bad cook?

On Friends, there are frequent references to Monica's cooking. As I think back, most of them seem to be negative. "Monica's cheesecake is dry and peely", "At least all my songs don't taste like ...
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1answer
370 views

What type of cameras and lenses are used on the plane in the film “Bridge of Spies”? [closed]

In the Steven Spielberg film "Bridge of Spies" (2015), several scenes feature huge lenses attached to a plane for aircraft spying activities. I do not currently have a screen grab of these lenses, ...
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How does one identify a Valyrian Steel?

There were so many instances in Game of Thrones when someone unsheathes a Valyrian Steel like when Mormont presents Jon Snow with Longclaw and like the one where Brienne pulls out the reforged sword ...
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900 views

Why was The Martian's NASA lecture on earth at “Day 1”?

After The Martian Mark Watney got rescued and returned to Earth, there is a scene near the end where he sits on a bench and looks at a little plant emerging from the ground to his feet, reminding him ...
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How can a small girl solve codes, she even decoded “STAY” word 100% correctly, but how?

In Interstellar, how can the small girl solve codes? She even decoded correctly and accurately the "STAY" word but how? In The Imitation Game, the boy learnt codes from his school days, that's why ...
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1answer
530 views

What was the train really running on in Snowpiercer?

As far as I understood, the engine of the train was so to say an "eternal engine". But what was it really running on? Momentum couldn't have let it run for 17 years.
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309 views

What did the polar bear signify at the end of Snowpiercer?

At the very end of Snowpiercer, right after the girl with the child gets out of the crashed train, they see a white polar bear. What did that signify?
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1answer
98 views

Old fantasy movie with a sort of king feeding two princesses to a monster

Okay, this is kind of a long story. So I was about 8-12 and I was at my grandmothers house and I saw a fantasy movie on tv with horror elements, it seemed like. It looked like it was made in the 70's ...
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212 views

Was the suspicion that fell on The Counselor really a coincidence?

When the drug cartel's motorbike courier is killed (and a big drug delivery subsequently stolen), the deal in which The Counselor is involved goes terribly wrong. By the unlucky coincidence that The ...
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2answers
1k views

Boy in a toilet talking to an evil insect-like creature

I watched a movie approx 5/6 years ago on TV and I don't remember its name and watched it only for 5 minutes. Now I want to watch it in full but do not know its name or any other detail. I only ...
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Is the brain sequence similar to reality or not?

In Saw 3 a sequence is shown where Dr. Lynn Denlon performs a operation on John (Jigsaw) using a drill and other similar tools. My first question is, how can they perform an operation where hardware ...
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1answer
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A hitman falls in love with a victim girl

I have seen this movie when I was very young (11 or 12). I am 19 now and I want to know the name of this movie. The movie is obviously produced before the 2000. Genre: Drama. Seen on television. ...
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Why all the eggs in TURN?

So watching the first episode of season 2 of TURN. Why does the spy, Culpepper, need to write on eggs? He has a little hidden notebook and various other hiding spots but wants to use eggs? The ...

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