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Why doesn't time dilation take place when travelling at warp?

In Star Trek ships are frequently seen travelling many times faster than the speed of light. My understanding of the theory of relativity is a little rusty but my understanding is that if you travel ...
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180 views

Significance of slogan written on the backside of Adrian Harris's car?

In Teen Wolf (TV Series), in one episode probably in Season 1 , there is slogan written on the back of Adrian Harris's car, states like "Imagination is more important then knowledge" How is this ...
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105 views

Was that Julie Newmar on Thriller's S01E28?

In the Thriller episode, Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper (S01E28, 11 Apr. 1961), was that Julie Newmar as one of the victims? I looked up Pamela Curran and Jill Livesey and they don't look like her, but ...
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Who is the copycat in the Hannibal series?

I have just finished the pilot of Hannibal. My question is: Is Hannibal the copycat? Did he call the killer of empathy or what? Was the killer a cannibal too, given that he returned the victim because ...
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193 views

Why did the German officers write in English when they were talking in German? [closed]

In the movie Inglorious Bastards, when the Bastards officers were playing along with the German colonel and actress Hammersk in the tavern, they had to write differnt character's names on the cards. ...
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777 views

Why did Bourne fire a shot in the air?

Bourne and Marie seeks refuge in Marie's ex-boyfriend Eamon's house. The Professor arrives there in the morning. Bourne grabs Eamon's shotgun and starts looking for The Professor in the field near ...
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133 views

Warp 10 Barrier?

I just watched S7E25 "All Good Things ..." of Star Trek: The Next Generation which I believe is the final episode of the series. In this episode, Captain Beverly Picard tells the crew to pilot her ...
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Why did Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds change his mind about the “Jew Hunter” nickname?

In the opening part of Inglourious Basterds Hans Landa asks Monsieur LaPadite if he knows the nickname the French people have bestowed upon him. When LaPadite anxiously reveals that he has heard the ...
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Where were the Chinese?

In the film Gravity, Stone makes her way to the Chinese space station. When they reached ISS, we saw that the crew of the ISS had abandoned the station, taking one of its two Soyuz capsules. There ...
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Why Broomhilda rather than Brunhilda?

Why is Django's wife's name spelt Broomhilda rather than Brunhilda (or Broonhilda)? I have only come across the latter spelling (and variants such as Brunhilde, Brünnhilde or Brynhilde) in the ...
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How did Kang get the last Cerberus code?

In Olympus Has Fallen the terrorist leader Kang repeatedly threatens staff members to get their Cerberus access codes. After torturing them too much the president always gives in and instructs them to ...
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440 views

What exactly is the alphanumeric string in A Scandal in Belgravia?

In A Scandal in Belgravia Irene Adler shows the following text to Sherlock 007 Confirmed allocation 4C12C45F13E13G60A60B61F34G34J60D12H33K34K and he figures out "these are seat allocations on a ...
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Is Insidious: Chapter 2 a stand alone movie?

I want to watch Insidious: Chapter 2. But do I have to watch the first part or is this a stand alone movie?
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481 views

Which episode marks the first appearance of Walt's hat in Breaking Bad?

I found an article that said that the first appearance was in season 3, but Walt wore it in season 1 when he and Jesse met up with Tuco in the parking lot. I don't remember this being the first ...
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1answer
144 views

Why has the contract been renewed for another season when it has a low viewership?

Revenge has been renewed for a third season. However, it had steadily dropping viewership with just 6 million viewers watching the season 2 finale. There have been shows which have been cancelled with ...
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2k views

How do the Whale Web Cams on Revenge TV Series work?

On the TV Series Revenge Nolan has has those awesome little cameras in the shape of a whale. I know the series is fictional, but they way he uses them in terms of spying - you can't do that unless ...
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1answer
311 views

Ghost and living twin brother take revenge for their father's death

A famous Marathi stage actor acts in this movie as a millionaire and owns several tea estates. His son and heir, 'Munna Babu' is mentally retarded and is always busy playing "kabaddi" and "gilli ...
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1answer
263 views

Man mistakenly believes that he is in a TV show

This is a comedy - lead character is male, and I believe it was set in Britain. There exists a TV show (in the fictional world of the movie) where people can set up their friends. The "victim" ...
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1answer
87 views

Why was the depiction of the town changed at the end?

During the course of Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters the town of Augsburg is repeatedly depicted in a rather rural style, with half-timbered clay houses and dirt streets, as seen on this screenshot ...
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143 views

Main character protects a glass (h)armonica

It's a movie centered around a glass (h)armonica. It's live action, and there was something about magic. I remember sort of stained-glass looking sets, and that the (h)armonica was under attack and ...
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642 views

Kissing a naked alien turns kisser into her slave

When I was kid, I remember vaguely channel surfing at my friend's house. There was a sci-fi movie set maybe in out of space. Premise: There were these woman, unclothed maybe they were aliens or ...
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105 views

Air Force courier with deadly biological agent caught in hostage drama

I saw this on TV in, I believe, the early 80s. It's about a group of people that are being held hostage by kidnappers and among them is an Air Force officer that is acting as a secret courier for a ...
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Noelle and the 2nd Segment

What is the deal with Noelle in the 2nd segment of The Nines? I understand that she's supposed to be something like Melissa McCarthy's character, a 7 (or human) that has been allowed to remember all ...
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376 views

Was this scene an homage to Hellboy?

In one scene, Ron Perlman's character is eaten by a giant monster. This isn't the first time this has happened to him in a del Toro movie, it also somewhat happened in Hellboy. Was this scene ...
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122 views

Were there any Russian or Soviet moviemakers who were widely imitated by Western ones?

It's well known that many Western moviemakers respect and love foreign moviemakers and liberally borrow/steal/copy/homage ideas and scenes. Anything from Tarantino and Wuxia movies, to Lucas and ...
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1answer
179 views

Magical Sphere, rollerblades, and ants

Looking for a movie I watched growing up. Don't remember too much detail. What I remember: Slightly futuristic A group of kids roller blading A sphere that was somewhat magical One of the (bad) ...
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1answer
117 views

South American movie with teenage assassins on motorbikes

I am looking for a movie from South America where some teenagers are trained as assassins and ride motorbikes to assassinate people and get away fast. A boy wants to stop being an assassin and plans ...
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1answer
500 views

Boy's dream about a hairy monster or alien turns out to be real

What is this 1950s sci-fi movie about a boy's dream? I remember its ending where you are convinced that all the action in the movie turns out to just be a dream that occurred when a boy fell asleep ...
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339 views

Couple with two kids decide to separate and then get back together

I am desperately searching for the name of a TV movie which I think was made between late 1990s and mid 2000s. It's about a couple who have separated. They have two kids, a boy and a girl (I think). ...
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Talia and Bane age problems?

Bane saved Talia when she was a baby. He was pretty old maybe in his 20s or 30s. But then she grows up and wouldn't that make Bane 60? He looks young.
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557 views

Set in a library and switches from live action to animation

All I can remember is that it starts with a boy who is in a library late at night. At first it's live-action, but then there are these animated colors (don't know how else to describe it) that flood ...
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1answer
402 views

Tiny people have to cross a city and get lost in a milk factory

I was thinking about the name of a live-action movie, in which tiny people appear who have to cross the city, and get lost in a milk factory. How is it called? The only thing I can find is an ...
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1answer
195 views

Did Loker ever start getting paid again?

Towards the end of season 1 of Lie To Me, Dr. Lightmen demoted Loker to an unpaid intern instead of firing him for divulging sensitive information to the SEC while working on a case. Did Loker ever ...
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49 views

Airmen of the World Unite

An old Orwellian style movie that was about recovering society after a great world war. I think the main rallying cry for the heroes was "Airmen of the World Unite". They would land in recovering ...
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1answer
64 views

Who is Hearty Fiberstein?

In Tripping The Rift: The Movie, when Whip is selecting a brain from the shelf (obviously mocking Mel Brook's Young Frankenstein), we see the following labels on the jars. Genius ~ Albert ...
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2k views

Who are the Guys in Tall Black Hats in movie 'The Greatest Game Ever Played'

In movie The Greatest Game Ever Played, whenever Harry Vardon tries to play a shot, he sees mysterious guys in Black Top Hats. Who are those guys and what their role in the movie. What are they ...
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1answer
205 views

90's Drama Suspense

So I have been racking my brain and searching for a movie for a over a year now. I'm sick and tired of trying to figure out on my own. Please let me know if you can help. Beginning of Movie: Has a ...
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1answer
62 views

Looking for a specific quotation, from Ted, about his wife Stacy

In the series Better Off Ted, the protagonist often refers to his ex-wife. On at least one occasion (maybe two), he describes her work, saying something along the lines of: "she's working on ...
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1answer
83 views

Why does the father lose his mind?

I recently watched Walkabout and while I really liked the movie, its beginning left me quite confused. Why does the father lose his mind and attempt to kill his kids and finally kill himself? The ...
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467 views

Movie about army reserve soldiers on rotation and they are stranded with combat knives

I am trying to remember the name of a movie where there is a group of soldiers from the reserve (or health backup? but there is indeed a doctor/paramedic guy in the group). They go out in rotation (I ...
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1answer
179 views

Open door as the only possible way to get into the room

I was watching Season 1 episodes of Prison Break again, and in the last episode where they break out of the jail, Warden along with detectives are investigating the Doctor's room. One of them report ...
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1answer
2k views

Is it possible to activate two vocal cords together as stated by the prosecutor?

In The Exorcism of Emily Rose, for the explanation of voices in tape, the prosecutor says that humans have two vocal cords and Emily had activated the other one too, which made her sound like two ...
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2answers
450 views

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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3answers
427 views

Is Jean Valjean lying when he tells Javert that he will turn himself in after 3 days?

In Les Miserables (2012), when Jean Valjean is confronted by Javert in the hospital, he says that if he is allowed to ensure Cosette's safety he will turn himself in in 3 days. JVJ: Before you say ...
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1answer
165 views

Why did nobody attack the time bank before?

At some point in the movie In Time, the main character Will Salas and the daughter of powerful businessman Weis decide to rob banks belonging to her father. The first robbery just shows the two ...
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2answers
137 views

Why was the protagonist's name changed to Emily Rose?

The Exorcism of Emily Rose is based on the real story of Anneliese Michel. But why did they choose the name Emily Rose rather then real name Anneliese Miche. What is the reason for this change?
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Is there any (real-world) significance to the numbers 28:06:42:12?

Early in the film, Donnie Darko wakes up after a night of sleepwalking with the numbers 28:06:42:12 written on his arm. I know that within the film the numbers refer to Frank telling Donnie: 28 ...
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0answers
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Why doesn't the guy in jail recognize Walter?

Why do the "supposed" killer not recognize Walter when he went to jail to talk to him? After that scene we later see that Walter went to college with him and they make eye contact at one point. So, ...
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1answer
212 views

WW II romantic comedy with the line “Thanks for the add”

I'm racking my brain trying to remember an American made (ca. early 1940s?) war film about Americans at war, perhaps with some romantic comedy aspects to it. Main reason for interest: Mess scene in ...
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Why is the Metacognitive Processor in Caprica needed?

In Caprica, the spin-off series from Battlestar Galactica, a central plot point is the Metacognitive Processor (MCP). It's seemingly required to get the virtual Zoe in to a robot. However, the ...

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