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What does the word “Cellar Door” represent in the movie “Donnie Darko”?

I've watched Donnie Darko many times, yet I always feel like I'm missing something important when Drew Barrymore's character brings up "Cellar Door". Edit From imdb.com - quotes - Karen Pommeroy: ...
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266 views
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216 views

Can someone really video chat from space as Howard Wolowitz did?

We have seen Howard Wolowitz communicating with Bernadette Rostenkowski over screen. SO, I just wanted to confirm that is it really possible to communicate using video chat facilities like skype or ...
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384 views

Villains aren't born they're made

I've just been writing an essay on the fact that some villains in books might not actually be true villains and vice versa. While researching I've come across this phrase several times "Villains ...
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0answers
180 views

Any source to list the trailers that showed before a particular movie?

I was searching for trailers that played before a movie I just saw, and landed on this question. While informative, I still haven't found a way to easily answer my question. Is there anyplace you can ...
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Why does Captain Jack Sparrow return to the Black Pearl when attacked by the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end when the Kraken attacks the Black Pearl, Captain Jack Sparrow tries to run away in a small boat. Then he comes back, shoots the barrel, ...
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0answers
109 views

Why does the Airwolf series use “photon torpedo”-like missiles?

What wondered me is that they made the effort of Airwolf dodging missiles or using decoys to get rid of them. We see the missile head flying in the background or the missile itself hunting Airwolf. ...
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105 views

Justice League formation movie

This is a straight to DVD cartoon flick (if I am correct). The scene I clearly remember is, Batman and Green Lantern go to Metropolis to talk Superman. Angry Superman starts attacking them. Green ...
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2answers
295 views

What is Professor Zoom's role in the Flashpoint Paradox?

In Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, the alternate future where the world is going to end, Zoom has the idea of a chain of event changes caused by The Flash. How is this possible?
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121 views

Why is Batman featured more prominently in the poster of Justice League: Doom?

In the Box cover art of the movie Justice League:Doom Batman is featured more prominently compared to the rest of the JLA members (who are on his batarang). Is there a reason why one member is given ...
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Specific animated Batman movie with multiple stories

I am looking for an animated Batman movie that I've seen a long time ago but don't remember the name. It featured multiple stories about Batman in various animation styles. I remember there were kids ...
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1answer
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Movie about a girl with multiple personality disorder

The movie starts with a father picking up his daughter from a mental asylum, and returning to their home situated near a river. The film focuses on four characters mainly, father, a step-mother, ...
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2answers
119 views

How wikipedia showing running time even before the movie release?

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo is not yet released, Even this movie not premiered in any film festival also. But its Wikipedia article showing running time. How is it possible?
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1answer
72 views

Exactly for whom was the dog parceled in Hachi: A Dog's Tale?

In the movie Hachi: A Dog's Tale we have seen in the beginning of the movie that dog was being parceled. So whom it was parceled to and why didn't the owner for whom it was parceled bother to search ...
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Where is Walt's money?

So, Breaking Bad has finished. But where is Walt's money, which Jack has stolen?
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How is Loki alive in the second movie of Thor? [duplicate]

Loki let goes of Thor and float into space and dies in the first movie. Then Loki is alive in the second movie. How is this possible?
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1answer
192 views

Where did the rest of Walter White's money go? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad, part of Walter's money got absorbed by the Gray Matter corporation that will be later handed out to Walter's family. But what happens to the remaining money he has made?
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1k views

Why do most movies/series don't have the 'I have to go to the toilet' moment?

I've always been wondering this. Why don't most movies/series have this scene where they say that they have to go to the toilet or that they have to do number 1 or number 2? Why are these always ...
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1answer
1k views

What is that movie in which a girl selects from two guys?

Actually I wanted to see that movie again but don't remember the name. Story goes like this, if anyone could recall. A girl had two options of guys, one of which is struggling writer and one is rich ...
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1answer
76 views

Independent Black And White Film. Ends Due To Film Equipment Being Stolen

A man is unhappy with his life so he decides to film everything and then review the footage to figure out what is going wrong with his life. His friends think this is a bad idea since people don't act ...
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Why do some movies start with a big rotating circle and countdown?

Why do some movies start with a big rotating circle and countdown? Sometimes after 1, a woman is also shown as well. What is her purpose?
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1answer
687 views

Female Nazi agent with sex scenes movie (1960-1980)

An unforgettable scene in this movie is when a beautiful female Nazi/Gestapo/SS agent takes her own virginity with a phallus while she's sitting nude in a bathtub. Blood can then be seen in the water. ...
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3answers
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How is Bucky even alive?

When you think about it, not a lot of the story on how they kept Bucky alive makes sense. He was shot out of a speeding train and fell to unknown depths, only to be found by Strategic Science Reserve ...
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1answer
79 views

When making a movie on a book, is the author of the book present?

I have always wondered if the author of a book is present when making a movie. For example, the new movie Scorch Trials that just came out is so much different from the book, that it is hard to ...
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1answer
11k views

How many days does Cage experience?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow how many days does Cage experience? Or to put it another way:
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182 views

Help me find title movie - us elections/mind reading

I need your help. Back in 2013 I was watching a trailer of this movie about some guy that was taking part in the elections (not sure if it was for a senator or president) and he was able to read ...
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1answer
2k views

Are there any differences between Supergirl's leaked episode and the broadcast one?

Are there any differences between Supergirl's leaked pilot episode and the broadcast one or are they exactly the same? I read a few articles about complaints with the leaked episode and I also didn't ...
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2answers
702 views

First appearance of a predominately black cast in a TV show

I was watching MeTV the other day, which is a fantastic station chock-full of old-time TV shows. In one sitting I saw episodes of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Rifleman and Star Trek (TOS). So ...
4
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1answer
302 views

What did collapsing islands signify in “Inside Out”?

In the movie Inside Out it was shown that the islands that were made in Riley's head started collapsing. So, exactly what was happening to Riley's psychology when this process of collapsing was ...
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5answers
11k views

Need For Speed DeLeon Actual legal consequences

So I watched Need For Speed the other day and was curious what the actual charges would be against Tobey as a result of that race? It seems like 180 days would be a bit short to me. If you haven't ...
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1answer
222 views

Was the superstition in Vikings historically accurate?

In season 1 of Vikings, most of the content was filled with superstitions and prayers. It seemed as if everything was linked with gods and omens, which seemed unusual to me. I am trying to ask, were ...
5
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1answer
343 views

What is the earliest movie in which “it all turns out to have been a dream”?

What is the earliest movie in which the status of the events as reality is doubted or denied at (or toward) the end? I will limit the case to movies in which almost all of the movie events are ...
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3answers
259 views

Why did Anastasia make that choice in the end?

I have watched the Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) movie. I didn't understand why Anastasia left Grey in the end. In the end she is asking him to show her how bad he wants to "punish" her. He shows her. ...
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2answers
254 views

Is there a specific style or genre name for Jackie Chan's movies?

Aside from the obvious Action or Martial Arts, Jackie Chan's movies are filled with very angular fight scenes (i.e. Punch, Hesitation, Retraction, Counter, etc...). There is a deliberateness to it, ...
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Why can't the soldier “get used to the new rags”?

About 13 minutes into I Am Legend Robert Neville has a flashback where he starts to rescue his family. While he loads them into the car, the camera cuts to two soldiers and one says to the other ...
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1answer
227 views

What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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1answer
5k views

What was the “It Could Be” running joke on House MD?

On House, MD, there was a running gag were for every case, someone would suggest that it could be a specific disease but it never was (I can’t remember if it ever turned out to be the case). I knew ...
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1answer
39 views

How old was Raoul Duke in the “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”?

The question is like in the title: how old was Raoul Duke in the "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"?
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2answers
113 views

Jack lying to the citizens of Halloween Town?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," when Jack is trying to explain Christmas to the citizens of Halloween Town, he ends up lying to them about "Sandy Claws" being a malevolent being. He does this to ...
14
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1answer
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In the tunnel, why is there a stopped truck and why does John McClane shoot the people in it?

See this summary from Die Hard Wiki about Die Hard with a Vengeance: McClane has Jerry drive him to the tunnel as Zeus went to Yankee Stadium. As Jerry was driving, he gives McClane a tour of ...
3
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1answer
101 views

Does Bryan Mills just make a massively lucky guess that Marko's gang had an arrangement with the authorities?

In Taken, just after Bryan Mills tells Jean-Claude ("Deputy director, Internal Security") that he's not going to give up and go home, he learns from the girl he rescued from the construction site that ...
5
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1answer
116 views

Name of movie in which a New York woman finds herself

Identify this movie. My memory may not be 100% accurate in all details. Plot: A woman, either divorced or separated from a long time boyfriend, learns to be on her own. Category: Feature for ...
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1answer
223 views

Emotion Leaders/Managers in Inside Out?

In the movie Inside Out, I noticed that in Riley's mom the Sadness emotion was quite the one leading or managing the other emotions while in Riley's dad, the Angry emotion was the one leading the ...
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1answer
128 views

Why is there no SNL in the weeks of 19th and 26th October 2015?

Why is there no SNL in the weeks of 19th and 26th October 2015? I'm from Europe and started watching Saturday Night Live recently. I can't find an answer online.
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1answer
400 views

Why are the emotions colored in the way they are?

Inside Out is a great movie from Pixar & Disney. A movie that will force you to think about your life, emotions etc. Loved it. So there are five emotions shown in the movie that control our ...
7
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1answer
261 views

Movie about a guy/killer living in a hidden bathroom in a newly occupied house

What I remember about this movie is: It was made more than 20-30 years ago. I think the guy/killer lived in the whole house at first but for some reason the house needed to be sold and he wanted to ...
5
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2answers
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Is Jane cheating on Stephen?

In The Theory of Everything, is Jane cheating on Stephen and having sex with Jonathan? In the movie, the camping scene suggests this, but I can't find an article on Google to confirm this.
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3answers
375 views

After the end of Edge of Tomorrow, would Cage be caught in a time-loop?

As this question covers, at the end of Edge of Tomorrow, Major Cage still has the reset ability. This led me to wonder, what would happen many years later, when Cage grew old? Would he infinitely be ...
3
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5answers
262 views

What would happen if Cage tried to confront the first (or second) Alpha again?

In Edge of Tomorrow we learn from Cage's and Rita's experience, that when covered in the Alpha's blood, one can inherit the aliens' ability to reset the day. The sub-question is - when this occurs, ...
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1answer
2k views

Does Mark get fuel to make water from the rocket that the other crew members had used to escape?

In The Martian, Mark makes water using a couple of things. I'm not sure if I saw it correctly, but it seemed to me that he took the rover and drove to the rocket to get fuel from it. However, isn't ...

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