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Why does Ben Affleck / Bruce Wayne look old?

Teaser trailer is out for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice In this trailer we see that Ben Affleck looks old. His hair is gray from the side. Batman and Superman were created/introduced nearly at ...
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Live Action Fairy Tale Movie with Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie I watched during my childhood. Here's what I remember: It was a live-action movie Most/all the characters were based on fairy tales One of the characters ...
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Movie name - A movie 1990 - 2000 where the devil visits village

Release date: Should be between 1990 and 2000. Production: American (Hollywood). Genre: Thriller and Drama Like, not horror. Popularity: It was a "mainstream" movie, I guess quite successful. ...
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What is the primary spoken language in Passion of the Christ?

The Wikipedia article says that the spoken languages are Aramaic and Latin. Are these roughly 50/50, or does one predominate? I could watch this and try to determine it for myself, but I'm not ...
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382 views

Why did the Capitol bomb District 13?

In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014), they never explained why the capital bombed them originally. Why did the capital bomb district 13 before the movie started? "I was always told ...
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How did Gus solve Malvo's riddle?

In the TV series Fargo, Malvo poses the question why people see more shades of green than any other colour and you'll know who I am. During the last episode Gus is waiting to kill him and says "I ...
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249 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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From which film did they use this younger Alec Baldwin in 30 Rock?

In Season 4 Episode 7 of 30 Rock, various cast members walk in front of a HD camera which then shows alternate versions of each person. For Alec Baldwin it shows him much younger, and this looks like ...
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559 views

What is the cost of making Game of Thrones each episode?

I'm wondering by seeing the richness of episodes in Game of Thrones. What is the average making cost of a single Game of Thrones episode?
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Is the BB-8 robot in the new Star Wars movie and in this presentation the same exact robot?

Check out this gif of the BB-8 robot rolling through desert: See how its head is wobbling a lot? Now see this footage of BB-8 on stage of The Force Awakens celebration panel in Anaheim (seen from ...
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How did Stannis neutralize the overwhelming superior head count of Mance Rayder's army?

When Stannis arrived at the wall in episode S04E10 of Game of Thrones he had about 10,000 soldiers with him, I am wiling to give him a freedom of doubt and grant him 10,000 more for the argument sake. ...
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Artifact affects crew in outer space

Looked through dozens of lists but can't find it. What I recall is a somewhat common premise: a crew aboard a space-craft (think Nostromo from Alien) discover an alien(?) artifact that has a peculiar ...
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Why was there a POI mismatch in Episode S01E05?

In Person of Interest Episode E01E05, Reese and Finch did observe judge Sam Gates at the beginning. However, the Person of Interest was his son, whose name is the same. How could that happen? As we ...
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751 views

In Daredevil S01E03, What happened in court?

I don't watch a lot of courtroom dramas so maybe this episode expected me to understand something I just didn't but I didn't quite understand what happened with the courtroom verdict. They were ...
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Did Keller get found in the end?

In the movie Prisoners, Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) gets caught by Ms. Jones and he gets placed in her dungeon beneath the car in her backyard. At the end though, when Detective Loki (Jake ...
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What's the “toss you for it” wager Jake Green makes in the casino?

During the opening of Revolver, Jake Green (Jason Statham) enters Dorothy Macker's (Ray Liotta) casino. After proceeding up the elevator, he enters the high rollers' private room and makes two wagers, ...
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Why did Sean get onto the plane in the Event?

In the first episode of the great but short-lived NBC TV series "The Event", Sean Walker is shown getting on a plane that is being flown to Coral Gables, Florida to assassinate the President. The ...
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406 views

Late 80s or early 90s summer camp movie

SO, I've been desperately searching for the title of this movie. It's a summer camp movie - teens and their antics when away from home... I know, not super helpful. Now, here's a clue that I hope is ...
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When was the first time an author directed the adaptation of their own book?

Stephen Chbosky wrote The Perks of Being a Wallflower and also directed the movie adaptation. Has this been done before?
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Movie\show with futuristic soldiers and a flashback scene

So I keep having flickering memories of this movie or TV show from my childhood. Circa early 1990s I'm thinking. There's one scene in particular that I remember, where a man is being questioned by ...
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Asian/Japanese found footage horror movie from 2000s with young women and a male ghost hunter

I'm looking for a movie I saw a couple years ago and cannot for the life of me remember the name or find it online. I'm positive that it was a horror film (I think it was a found footage movie) from ...
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How did the DHARMA Initiative fit into Lost's story?

I just finished rewatching Lost and as everyone well knows it was confusing to say the least. The ending seems to lean more towards a religious explanation of "preparing to move on to the afterlife", ...
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Children run in midair, stone bricks appear at their feet to create a castle

Does anyone know this movie? It's animated but not Japanese. These four children are travelling with this older creepy dude. Near the end they run around in midair and stone bricks appear at their ...
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Announcer's Voice in “42”

Was John C. McGinley recreating the voice of someone in particular as the baseball announcer in "42"? I've heard that kind of voice before, but I don't remember where. ...
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Old movie about an immortal man who saves a young girl

Ok, this is a long shot considering that I don't remember very much at all about this movie. I watched it with my parents like 10 years ago but I've always wondered what movie it was. I only ...
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Did the actors sing for Pitch Perfect?

I was quite baffled after watching Pitch Perfect because the songs were really enticing. Moreover, I felt that the songs in the movie were much better than the original songs. Did the actors really ...
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148 views

Movie with disturbing initiation ritual (sometime 2004-2008)

It's an espionage thriller set in a college and focusing on two students. A most memorable scene is during initiation when, while struggling through one of the tasks, the protagonist sees his friend ...
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Movie begins (almost) with boy and girl faking car accidents to rob helpers

Released around 2002, about two juvenile delinquents, boy and girl. At the beginning of the movie, they fake car accidents and ask drivers for help, then they steal their car (or something like that). ...
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Movie about a girl taking revenge for the death of her parents

I remember pretty well that I have seen a movie like this on television. American, extremely well produced. Should be between 2005 and 2012. A woman, hot and confident, tries to take revenge on a ...
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286 views

Identify 80's movie about monster from space

I am looking for a horror movie from the 80's in which a monster comes from space in a man-made space probe/ship that mysteriously comes back to earth. I think the monster looked like a centaur and ...
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126 views

Help Identifying 80s TV Movie About The Year 2000

I'm trying to id a movie I saw as a kid in the mid-80s. I'm pretty sure it is a made-for-TV movie. It was an ensemble piece about the coming of the year 2000, showing what various people were doing ...
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Origin of the quote “mad impetuous boy”

I occasionally run across a phrase containing the words 'mad impetuous boy' in a number of movies. Probably most famous is a Pete Lorre lookalike in a Loony Tunes cartoon being slapped by Daffy Duck. ...
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Why is the governor perplexed after hearing the doctor's question about releasing prisoners?

In the award-winning short movie The Voorman Problem the governor informs doctor Williams that he doesn't know Voorman's crime, because of the computer system malfuction. This leads to the following ...
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Help identifying a film featuring a rich bad boy?

A couple years back I happened to catch the beginning of a film that really interested me but was unable to finish or find out the name. It looked fairly new probably no older than 2000. It featured a ...
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How come the chained dragons don't choke when they grow?

I have a question regarding episode 1 of season 5 of Game of Thrones. In the final episode of season 4, Daenarys chains the dragons in the cave, and they are depicted as being medium sized, with the ...
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Why did Connie Sumner use tissue paper in the train's restroom after having physical contact with Paul?

In Unfaithful (2002), why did Connie Sumner use the tissue paper in the train's restroom after having physical contact with Paul?
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Do I need to watch Agents of SHIELD before watching Agent Carter or Daredevil?

I was just wondering if I need to watch the Marvel Cinematic Universe television shows in order of airing. I haven't watched Agents of SHIELD - would I miss out on anything if I went ahead and watched ...
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What does Werner Zytle mean with his final words in S03E01?

In the Arrow episode "The Calm" (S03E01), the Vertigo legacy of the Count is continued by a new villain, Werner Zytle, who refined it into some "scarecrowesque" fear hallucinogen. When he is captured ...
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The Witch's Prophecy in S05E01

Last night I watched the first episode of Game of Thrones season 5 (awesome). In the very beginning we see a young Cersei ask a witch about her future. The Witch says that she will have three ...
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Why did Varys support the plot to assassinate Daenerys Targaryen?

This question may contain spoilers for season one and season five. In the season one episode, "The Wolf and the Lion", the small council discusses the imminent threat of Viserys and Daenerys ...
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967 views

Can actors always wear contact lenses?

With higher-definition formats do actors with very bad vision have to remove contact lenses when their character isn't supposed to wear them, especially in close-up shots that would presumably make ...
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1answer
64 views

Riggan arriving in cab at the theater

In the movie Birdman (2014), could you also explain the scene when we see Riggan jumping off a roof (when a man comes to stop him and asks if he knows where he wanted to go), flying above the city ...
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What dystopian movie features someone running at a screen and breaking it at the end?

Both my memory and my Google-fu fail me: What movie has a scene of the hero/heroine running towards a giant screen at the end, breaking it? I am SURE it was one of the dystopian sci-fis but I cannot ...
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Was the sabre-toothed cat shown in the closing credits of The Flintstones ever in any episodes?

Just curious if that cat was ever part of the family, because he was Fred's nemesis in those closing credits. Yet I don't recall seeing him in any episodes.
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Who is the monologue targeted at at the end of White Tiger?

The movie White Tiger (2012) ends with a monologue by Adolf Hitler. This scene leaves many unanswered questions, but the one I'm interested in is, who is the person he's talking to? If the ...
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Trying to remember a film where a rich risk taker is trying to get life insurance

I think one guy worked for an insurance company, and the other guy (who is some kind of millionaire/CEO of a huge company) wanted to get life insurance, but he was a risk taker and always sky diving ...
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portable computer on Halt and Catch Fire TV series?

Is the portable computer on Halt and Catch Fire TV series based on actual facts from the history of the personal computer? I have been watching the first episodes of Halt and Catch Fire and although ...
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Why would an Unsullied go to a brothel?

In Game of Thrones S05E01 "The Wars to Come", one of the Unsullied is shown to be visiting a brothel. Missandei has also mentioned that she has heard that "more than one Unsullied has been known to ...
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What are the Babadook's powers/abilities?

In the 2014 Australian horror movie, the Babadook, the eponymous monster is implied to grow stronger as the victim denies it. Towards the end, Amelia acknowledges the monster which makes him weak, or ...
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Need help remembering 80s or 90s movie action movie

I have recentenly been thinking about a movie I watched quite a few years ago. I don't remember anything about the plot, I believe it involed a mix of soldiers and civilians, but I can remember 2 ...

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