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Person of Interest - Where Finch snoops on a bunch of webcams in an apartment building?

I'm trying to figure out which Person of Interest episode had a certain scene. I don't recall the particular plot of the episode, but the scene I'm looking for had Finch set up in an apartment with ...
6
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2answers
142 views

Which movie/tv started showing scenes after credit?

Usually marvel movies have some scenes after credits. Which movie started it all?
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1k views

What is the rationale for calling “The Interview” racist? [closed]

I've seen some people calling "The Interview" racist, including on Twitter. What is their rationale for that claim?
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1answer
215 views

What is the significance of The Master crossing the river?

In pilot episode of The Strain, Night Zero, Eichhorst is absolutely insistent that Miguel must "cross the river before dawn". Similarly when he arrives at the airport, Setrakian is absolutely ...
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2answers
148 views

Why do movies/tv have post credits scene?

Why do some movies and TV shows have scene after showing credits? Movies like The Avengers and X-men are some examples. Are post-credits scenes and end-credit scenes different?
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7answers
61k views

What is the best order to watch LotR/Hobbit franchise?

I have not watched any of the entries in the Lord of the Rings/Hobbit franchise and as per my knowledge The Hobbit's story occurs before LotR but the release order is different. So for better ...
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2answers
10k views

Ultimately, who was the Scranton Strangler?

Throughout the U.S. version of The Office, there were many hints (or red herrings?) that Toby Flenderson, who served on the jury which convicted George Howard Skub as the Scranton Stranger, was ...
3
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1answer
245 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
114 views

Kevin Bacon as radio presenter: wristwatch brand

There is a movie starring Kevin Bacon in which he works as a radio presenter (or DJ?) at a local radio. Between consecutive songs he occasionally live-reads an ad. There is an ad about a (fictional) ...
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2answers
421 views

Help identifying a post-apocalyptic movie with a monster

The movie must be from the 80's maybe early 90's. All I can remember is that it is about a group of people (women and men, young as far as I can remember) wandering through a desert in some kind of ...
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2answers
163 views

How was the tracking shot in Frenzy done?

Does somebody know how that famous tracking shot down the stairhall in Frenzy was technically accomplished?
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1answer
285 views

Are the unicorns' outfits referencing other film/tv franchises?

So the Regular Show episode "The Unicorns Have Got to Go" features a number of unicorns in different clothes. It's pretty obvoius that the third unicorn from the left is wearing an outfit ...
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1answer
2k views

How are stunts where vehicles are seriously damaged (such as explosions or crashes) filmed?

In many movies vehicles are apparently seriously damaged. How are these stunts filmed? Are these made animated? Does it costs more to shoot these types of shots? Do these shots have retakes? Examples ...
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0answers
87 views

Was DenChat ran by the bad guys?

While watching The Den (2013) I thought I recognized one of the masked bad guys which got me thinking. When Liz was in the dungeon trying to escape, she had a struggle with a bad guy and ended up ...
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5answers
7k views

Why does Skyler put down a towel underneath her feet in Ted's house?

In Breaking Bad Season 3 Episode 05 - Mas, there is a scene in Ted's house, in the bathroom, where Skyler puts down a towel under her feet. In earlier episode Ted speaks about how the contractor ...
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2answers
7k views

Who Burned Michael Weston?

I have been following the show Burn Notice very closely since it's inception, but one thing has been bothering me. Who burned Michael? I was always under the impression that a burn notice was the way ...
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2answers
384 views

Has the Matrix canon or the Wachowskis ever suggested that the machines' co-dependence on humans is psychosocial instead of energy based?

The script of the first Matrix movie is almost flawless, but one theme that doesn't hold water is the statement that the machines' need of humans are as an energy source by extracting waste heat and ...
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1answer
172 views

Why is Bob's name called four times in Project Mayhem?

In Fight Club, there is no names in Project Mayhem. Still Bob's name is called four times, is it something to do with the plot or did I miss something? Kindly help.
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2answers
982 views

Is “Life Is Beautiful” dubbed in English?

I'm Italian. In a discussion with some international friends, they mentioned that they have seen Life Is Beautiful in English, and I guessed it was dubbed. The production is Italian, and the actors ...
3
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1answer
366 views

Why didn't James and Lily Potter return to Hogwarts as ghosts/souls

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, several ghosts are shown e.g Nearly Headless Nick, Moaning Myrtlee etc, but later it is revealed to Harry that dead can not be brought back to life. Then how ...
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3answers
988 views

What is the significance of the silver goo in the Matrix?

After Neo takes the red pill, he is sitting on a seat and there is a cracked mirror next to him which starts changing. He touches it and a silver goo starts covering his body. What is the significance ...
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2answers
510 views

Oracle's motives in the Matrix trilogy

What does the Oracle wish for? Disorder? If she supports humans then she should help destroy the Matrix. If she does not, then she should mislead Neo and make the machines win. In the end of The ...
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4answers
818 views

Where do babies come from in The Matrix?

What happens in the real world when two people have a baby in The Matrix? Where do babies come from? Are they humans or AIs? If they're humans how were they conceived? Hasn't this question come up in ...
2
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3answers
314 views

Why does The Bartender have surgery marks?

There is a scene in Predestination where The Bartender shows his surgery marks, as if he was a woman as well. What does this mean?
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2answers
211 views

Why didn't the machines clear the skies?

In The Matrix, humans blocked machines' access to solar energy. As a substitute power, the machines turned to harvesting the humans' bio electricity, while keeping them trapped in the Matrix. So my ...
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1answer
298 views

Anime movie with a virus in Japan

I've watched an anime movie 6-7 years ago. It's about a part of Japan (I don't know exactly). That part of Japan is not infected by the virus/apocalypse and a team of trained military soldiers are ...
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2answers
4k views

How did Don Corleone know that Barzini was behind Sollozzo?

After Sonny is killed at the toll booth, Don Corleone calls a meeting with the head of the five families. During this meeting he makes peace with Tattaglia who he thought was backing Sollozzo. After ...
2
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1answer
412 views

An animated film about assassinating Kim Jong-il

I watched it on TV one or two months ago. I didn't see its beginning nor its title. It's 3D animation. There is a team of American agents. It mentioned something about there are two or three types of ...
3
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1answer
101 views

Did Hugo Cabret and other characters really exist?

In Hugo, forgotten Georges Méliès's life, success and master piece films are revealed to us, but the movie was not just about him. It was about the boy Hugo and all his courageous deeds. My question ...
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2answers
536 views

What is the technique called when series of events in a film are played in reverse order?

For example, Memento (2000) is presented as two different sequences of scenes: a series in black-and-white that are shown chronologically, and a series of color sequences shown in reverse order. ...
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1answer
110 views

Was Crucial Evidence Missed?

tl;dr Why was the question of the gunshot wound received by Childers never included in his hearing? I'm referring to the film titled Rules of Engagement, released in 2000 and starring Samuel L. ...
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2answers
199 views

Why is the 'Get to the chopper' so famous?

The other day, I watched The Predator just to see why the 'Get to the chopper' is so famous. Finally, I heard the 'Get to the chopper!' line. But it was not funny or memorable at all. I had presumed ...
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0answers
28 views

What happens to the four liar girls in S02E08?

In Judging Amy 2x08 there is a subplot showing four girls who fabricated false accusations against one of their teacher. They confessed, and Amy orders them to be held in custody for the remainder of ...
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0answers
33 views

Hyde accessing the original Jekyll's memories

In Jekyll (TV series), Hyde starts to remember memories of Tom. He even ends up recollecting memories of the original Jekyll. Since Hyde shares his mind with Tom, should the memories that he can ...
2
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1answer
585 views

Highest earning films by cost to earning ratio

I'm interested to know if there is a list of movies ranked by cost-to-earning ratio, defined as something like (box-office sales) / (film budget). Some data which can be used to construct such a ...
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2answers
126 views

Purpose of the joke regarding the Lipizzaner stallions

Towards the end of the movie Crimson Tide, there's a tense scene in which Capt. Ramsey (Gene Hackman) engages Hunter (Denzel Washington) in a discussion about the Lipizzaner stallions. The scene is ...
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1answer
7k views

Guy prepares revenge for 10 years for the murder of his daughter and wife

I saw this English movie a few years ago and I don't know its name. There's this guy whose name I don't know (hitherto referred to as "X man") in his house with his wife and daughter. 2 guys kill ...
9
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1answer
5k views

Why all the profanity in Deadwood?

When Deadwood was on the air, it got a lot of attention for its profanity, and as I recall, it had the reputation for using the F word more times per minute than any other TV show (and perhaps movie) ...
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1answer
159 views

Boy grows up to be a warrior, searches for his mother's killer

I'm trying to remember a title of a movie I watched some years ago. The movie is set in the times where people still fought with swords. In the begining of the movie there was a scene where a village ...
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2answers
128 views

Is Tony Arcaro based on a real-world personality?

The Miami Vice episode "Out Where the Buses Don't Run" (S02E03) is centered around deranged ex-detective Hank Weldon's hunt for the mysterious Tony Arcaro, who is described by him as Mr. founding ...
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1answer
173 views

What does Sofie Fatale say in Japanese on her cellphone in Volume 1?

In Kill Bill Vol. 1, Just before Sofie Fatale and the rest of the crew are about to enter the Japanese nightclub, there's a flashback in which she's speaking Japanese into her cellphone during the ...
3
votes
1answer
147 views

In Memento, what happened to the money in the Jaguar's trunk?

The final scene of Memento (which is actually the beginning of the story's timeline) shows Lenny drive off in a Jaguar that has a box full of money in the trunk. Presumably this money is why Dodd ...
0
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0answers
54 views

What was Cobb's original totem? [duplicate]

In Inception, Cobb uses his dead wife Mal's totem. It is not clearly mentioned or shown what was Cobb's original totem? Or did I miss something? Help please.
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3answers
581 views

When did the Inception start?

Many have wondered about this and this may be the silliest question asked regarding the movie INCEPTION but here it is.... When did the Inception start? Or Could it be that the whole movie was a ...
3
votes
1answer
280 views

A superhero called Ratchet Man with a robot sidekick

What movie was it, in the 80s or 90s, where Ratchet Man and his trusty R-2 disarm a bomb, foil the bad guys, and save the day? R-2 was a robot, pretty sure in the movie he was named R-2. Ratchet Man ...
4
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1answer
345 views

Why does the message embedded by Cooper in the second hand of the wristwatch run on a loop? [duplicate]

At the end of Interstellar, when Cooper is trapped inside the Tesseract, he figures out a way to convey the quantum data recorded inside the singularity to his daughter Murph. He does so by embedding ...
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0answers
12 views

What is it that the paroled guy kept secret?

McCarnick has a secret that he and the guy he chases, the one that's paroled, knows. Is it told in the movie? If not, what could it be?
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0answers
13 views

Why did McCarnick claim there is a murder suspect in the building?

After he beats the prostitute, he makes a call saying there is a murder suspect in the building. Why do that?
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4answers
2k views

How did the Death Eaters physically escape from Azkaban?

Below we can see Bellatrix Lestrange stood on the edge of Azkaban prison. Now, in the book, if I can remember, it's explicitly said that it was the Dementors that broke the Death Eaters out of ...
0
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2answers
381 views

How can Vincent appear in the scenes at the end of Pulp Fiction

I have just seen Pulp Fiction for the first time. I don't understand the scene how Vincent reappears in the final scenes where earlier in the movie, Butch kills him. Actually the movie is a bit ...

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