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Why is the whole movie Les Miserables sung?

Every dialogue of the Movie Les Miserables is rhyming with the background music being played. I know it's a musical, so does that means every dialogue has to be sung?
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Why do movies & TV use this police radio clip over and over?

Quick background The sound I am referring to can be heard in this video, in the police radio at 0.26. It sounds like, "one-four-one celibacy". I've noticed this sound for a long time. So, the ...
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2answers
368 views

Are White Walkers Immortals?

Except being stabbed by Dragonglass/Valyrian Steel which can kill the White Walkers, in addition to other things they can be killed by that we might not know at the moment, are White Walkers in Game ...
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437 views

What would be the MBTI personality type of Sheldon Cooper?

What would be the MBTI personality type of Sheldon Cooper from "The Big Bang Theory"? He is an introvert for sure. No idea about the rest of it. Any help here?
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343 views

How could Eli do all those things?

At the end of The Book of Eli it is revealed that the eponymous bible that Eli used to read (and learn by heart) is actually written in Braille. Yet I'm not sure what further conclusions to draw from ...
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499 views

How did The Joker know who Batman's parents were?

In Batman (1989), when Batman tells The Joker that he killed his parents, The Joker responds with, "I was just a kid!" See this clip at the 0:52 mark: How did The ...
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Is Raul Silva's prosthesis a computer?

Risk seems null when Raul Silva is isolated in a glass cage: But Silva nevertheless manages to break into the MI6 computer system at that moment. How? His prosthesis hides a tongue-controlled ...
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892 views

The guy who takes over M's position in Skyfall, is he evil or good?

You know, the guy who is advising M for a while during beginning of Skyfall wanting her to resign and such. He sure seemed evil to me and my friends and I had a debate about this... So is he a good ...
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3answers
2k views

Does Patrice wound Bond in the initial scenes in the right or left shoulder?

Bond takes a bullet in the right shoulder in the opening sequence and it is clearly shown during his fight with Patrice on the train. Subsequently, as he is recovering, the wound is shown in a ...
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4answers
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Where was the Scottish Skyfall scene filmed?

I know Scotland very well and have several theories of my own but can anyone tell me where this iconic shot was taken? Ideally I'm after as accurate a location as possible as I'm fairly sure I can ...
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1answer
3k views

What kind of creature bit the enemy's leg in China in Skyfall?

What kind of animal was it that looks like a giant lizard in the China scene? What is the actual name of that creature?
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1k views

Why is the movie titled “Skyfall”?

Why is the twenty-third James Bond movie titled Skyfall? I watched the movie but couldn't find him falling from an airplane or something...
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1answer
509 views

What does the barkeeper say to James Bond (possibly in Turkish)?

In the movie Skyfall, the enjoying death scene: What is the barkeeper saying to James Bond at the next morning at the bar when he is handing the money and grabbing the bottle? It sounds to me like ...
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1answer
399 views

What happens to the hard drive with agents' names in Skyfall?

Apologies for ripping off Honest Trailers, but that was something I didn't figure out as well from watching Skyfall and it bugged me: Silva stole the hard drive with names of NATO agents, presumably ...
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1answer
1k views

Was there a real Skyfall house in Scotland?

I was re-watching Skyfall, and saw that his parents' house was supposed to have been in Scotland. I was guessing right next to Hogwarts. So, the question is, is Skyfall house a real lodge/house in ...
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About Borden's relation to Fallon [duplicate]

As we know that it was Borden who sends Angier to Tesla when he asks the trick behind his magic. So, How did Borden knew that Tesla's machine could create a replica? Did he use Tesla's machine to ...
3
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1answer
219 views

Movie about a disabled girl with a nasty nurse

I only remember some details but I hope someone can help. This movie was about a paralyzed girl. She can't walk and speak. She uses a stick to write on a keyboard. The girl has a very bad and nasty ...
3
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1answer
63 views

Looking for title of 'body snatchers/parallel world' type of film

Sorry, i dont remember much about the film but i hope i have enough details for somebody to recognise it. It is an american film and i think it might have been early 90's or possibly late 80's. The ...
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3answers
769 views

Why was princess Leia not executed?

In the 1977 movie, Star Wars Episode IV, orders to excecute the princess are given several times. Once an order to execute her "immediately" but still she was not executed and was later rescued. Why ...
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1answer
140 views

Looking for supernatural/sci-fi movie from mid/late 80s or early 90s

I can't remember much about this film but I hope somebody knows it. The only thing I can remember is the following: It was American. There is a small town with a fountain and people are put in this ...
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580 views

Was the painting a genuine La Tour?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, there is a painting supposedly painted by the French painter, Georges de La Tour, which plays a role in the plot. Was it a genuine painting by this painter?
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1answer
4k views

The hydrazine incident: could both astronauts have been saved?

In Europa Report, two of the astronauts (James and Andrei) are coming to the end of a space walk (and are low on air) when there's an emergency in the form of an explosion. Andrei finds a tear in his ...
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1answer
187 views

Movie with girl and old “innocent” assassin who killed her parents

WARNING! Spoilers ahead. A girl is persecuted by an old man who killed her parents some years ago and is released from prison, but the man is innocent and only wants the girl confess her crime, but ...
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147 views

Why did Brian Halloran go to the FBI in Black Mass?

In Black Mass Brian Halloran ran to the FBI after finding out about the killing of the owner of the sport team. He didn't have a problem killing people shown in his first scene and he knew about the ...
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2answers
1k views

Why was Jason chosen over his mother to be the villain?

In the first Friday the 13th movie, we saw that Jason's mother was the real villain. So what led the production house to switch to Jason rather than choosing his mother (or maybe choosing both of ...
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1answer
2k views

Did Black Widow really trick Loki into revealing his plans?

In The Avengers (2012), during the scene in which Loki is imprisoned aboard the Helicarrier, Black Widow interrogates him and at the end of the exchange takes place: Black Widow: You're a monster. ...
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1answer
714 views

In “A View To A Kill” why does Zorin let Bond sleep with May Day?

There's a scene in "A View To A Kill" where Bond is snooping around Zorin's property and sets off an alarm. Bond escapes by waiting in May Day's bed for her to return to her room, and then acting like ...
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1answer
418 views

In “The Man with the Golden Gun” why does Hip drive off without James Bond?

There's a scene in The Man with The Golden Gun where Bond, Hip and Hip's two nieces are fleeing from a karate school. The four of them reach Hip's car. Hip and the girls get in and they drive away. ...
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2answers
507 views

What game is it Bond can't afford to play?

In The World Is Not Enough there is a scene where Electra King, against Bond's warnings, visits Zukovsky's casino and loses 1 million dollars against him in a simple game of cards (on purpose as we ...
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2answers
2k views

Gun Scene in Goldeneye

In the James Bond film Goldeneye there is a scene were Bond threatens Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky. Zukovsky says something along the lines of: Walther PPK, 7.65mm. Only three men I know use such ...
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2answers
2k views

In Casino Royale, what Exactly does Bond say at this moment?

After checking out some guys like Alex Dimitrios and Le Chiffre using M's credential's, he gets out in the Evening to play poker with the Alex. But, before starting his game he says something to two ...
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1answer
852 views

Why did James Bond draw his gun?

In Casino Royale there is a scene during the poker game when Bond and Vesper go to their room during a pause. On their way Bond fetches an envelope from the reception (that I guess he deposited there ...
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4answers
28k views

Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali?

In Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? I saw the movie 2 times, still it remains a doubt in my mind. Is there any indication in the film why he would do that?
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1answer
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Hollywood movie with a girl who stays with her family after her murder

I saw one Hollywood movie in 2012, in this movie one family has two girl and one boy. They go to school every day. One elder girl gets a camera as a gift or buys it on her birthday (I don't remember ...
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2answers
4k views

Frequency ending scene?

In the film Frequency, I can't understand how he can come from the past and shoot a bullet at the villain in the present.
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1answer
219 views

Movie where a guy shoots everyone in the room with one bullet by making it curve [duplicate]

I can only remember two parts and I feel they are quite iconic as when I tried to describe this to a friend he remembers as well. The main character works in an office and I remember at the end ...
3
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2answers
167 views

fantasy fighting movie - 80s or 90s

I'm looking for a weird movie in a fantasy or post-apocalyptic setting. It's an American (90% sure) or British movie. The main character is a Caucasian male with long blonde hair - he kinda looks like ...
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2answers
291 views

Where do Stormtroopers come from?

So in the Star Wars universe, Jango Fett is killed. Because he is the source of the genetic material for the clones, they would need to find a new source. However, after the clones kill off the Jedi ...
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122 views

Is there a sequel to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)?

Wasn't there a sequel to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)? I can't seem to find it online. I'm pretty sure that Restaurant at the end of the Universe got made into a film. No? Did I just ...
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0answers
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Original Cooties ending

Cooties, a horror/comedy film was released both in theaters (very limited) and pay-per-view this last weekend (September 18). It was produced by Glacier Films and SpectreVision, a production company ...
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2answers
366 views

How was the effect of Alderaan blowing up accomplished?

A special effect sequence in the original Star Wars (1977) shows the planet Alderaan being blown up by the Death Star (frame shown below). Considering that this was the pre-digital era, I thought the ...
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1answer
697 views

Why did the Senate stick around?

From the beginning of the "I find your lack of faith disturbing" scene in "A New Hope": The rebellion will continue to get support in the Imperial Senate. The Imperial Senate will no longer ...
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4answers
1k views

Who REALLY shot first, revision by revision: Han or Greedo?

There has been numerous debates about who shot first in Star Wars Episode IV: Han or Greedo. It's also been rumored that who shoots first has changed between each subsequent release of Star Wars. ...
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1answer
595 views

Why was the princess rescued in the first place?

In the 1977 movie release of Star Wars Episode IV, why was the princess rescued in the first place? As the required information was with the droid and a lot of time had passed since she was captured, ...
3
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1answer
189 views

How come characters use such words?

I believe that the more realistic the movie is, the more it is liked by the audience and the more it struck cords with them. Yet I have seen many movies and TV serials in both Hollywood and Bollywood ...
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3answers
11k views

What is the Eraserhead baby?

As anyone who has seen the movie will tell you, the Eraserhead baby is the stuff of nightmares. The baby itself is famous for being somewhat of a mystery. David lynch refuses to discus the baby, ...
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0answers
154 views

Why use foreign accents in English language movies when unnecessary?

I've recently watched the movie Child 44, which is set in the 1950's Soviet Union during the Stalin regime. Apart from the fact that the movie itself is not memorable in my opinion, the thing that has ...
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131 views

Is there a reason behind the “wrong” German localizations of English movies/TV shows

I live in a German speaking country but prefer watching movies/TV shows in English. The biggest reason is, in my opinion, the wrong translation of the word "you". In German there are two possible ...
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Why doesn't Hollywood make movies related to epic stories like Mahabharata or Ramayana?

It is my deep desire to see Mahabharata or Ramayana made as movies with effects and direction like Lord of the Rings. I have read both these great epics; they are very profound. Many movies, ...
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1answer
260 views

What is the reason behind Benjen Stark joining Night's Watch?

Was there any specific reason behind Benjen Stark joining Night's Watch in Game of Thrones?

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