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Calvin Candie's “dimples in the skull” theory

In Django Unchained, Calvin Candie tells Django and Dr. Shultz a theory about the dimples in the skull of human beings. He says that due to the location of these very dimples which is different in ...
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Why couldn't Clara understand the aliens?

In the rings of Akhaten Clara and the Doctor spend some time walking around and talking to aliens. There were a couple of scenes where Clara didn't understand what the aliens were saying (and some ...
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Did Harvey Dent know that it was Bruce Wayne who locked him up

In The Dark Knight's fundraiser scene where Bruce Wayne invites many people for Harvey's fundraiser, Joker attacks the place with his goons, looking for Harvey. When Bruce sees this, he catches Harvey ...
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Need help identifying movie and/or TV show by plot point

There was a movie or a show where a guy has a date with a girl. He thinks it goes well, but she doesn't return any of his calls so he begins to think something terrible has happened to her. He ...
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Doc knows he will invent time machine 30 years ahead and it doesnt change the future

In Back to the Future, Doc invented time machine in 1985 and he was really excited and little surprised that it worked. But later in movie, Marty goes back and tells young Doc about it. Why was Doc ...
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Is there a database for “Who wants to be millionaire?” questions?

I'm looking for a database or any other source that has a set of past "Who wants to be millionaire" questions?. I would prefer one that is update frequently and that also has answers to the ...
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Who stands at the top of the mountain in The End (Fin)?

In The End (Fin), the main characters see a person standing at the top of a mountain. They shout and wave at them, but the person doesn't react and leaves a few seconds later. We know it's not Angel, ...
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Narration from 'Animal Kingdom'

I'm trying to remember a quote from the Australian crime movie Animal Kingdom, which I don't have a copy of to hand. It's where the narrator (Joshua) is describing/introducing Craig - he says ...
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What movie is Don watching?

In Season 6, Episode 1 of Mad Men, Don is observed watching something on the television. Is there a symbolic importance to what is on the television? Given that we're shown what it is, I doubt it is ...
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Why was Sonmi important?

I have watched The Cloud Atlas many times, but still am completely perplexed as to why Sonmi is considered at all important to either the Union or Unanimity. At one point her love interest mentions ...
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Why do Dragon Ball Z telecasts always stop mid-season in India?

Dragon Ball Z was telecasting on Cartoon Network India from many years. Previously it stopped telecasting it in the middle of season 1. Then it disappeared for years and then repeated telecast till ...
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Why did only Bilbo's sword glow? [duplicate]

In "The Hobbit", the party finds a troll's cave with a stash in it. They find a few swords of elvish make, and on the way out Gandolf finds a short sword to give to Bilbo. When he hands it to Bilbo, ...
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What happens to Peggy Olsen's baby?

I have gone through 1 1/4 seasons of Mad Men. I saw the nurse take the baby away from a disinterested Peggy. I am not asking for a spoiler. I would like to know if they had simply let the future of ...
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Who are the characters/actors in the snooker scene?

What are the names of the three actors (resp. the characters) standing around the snooker table in A Clockwork Orange? The man sitting at the table is Mr. Alexander (Patrick Magee).
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Do the Doctors in the Doctor Who series identified themselves well?

While talking to my daughter about the Doctor Series, in general, I made an observation that made me wonder if anyone noticed that the Doctors of the Doctor Who series, past and present, made a bold ...
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1980s sci-fi show about a family transported through a pyramid?

I saw part of a show sometime in the 80s (early or late, I couldn't say) that I have been trying to remember for some time. Figured I never would, because no Google search I ever tried had ever ...
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Teenager must look after father after a mountain climbing accident [closed]

I'm looking for an English-language mini-series for children/teens that was aired in Norway around 1977-1979, so it was probably a few years old by then. It was from the USA or Canada. It was ...
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What were the Halloween costumes that Leslie and Ann used in Parks & Rec episode 'Halloween Surprise'?

In the Parks and Recreation episode 'Halloween Surprise' (season 5, episode 5), Leslie and Ann don two distinctive costumes (see screen grabs), Is Leslie supposed to be from some wartime effort poster ...
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Significance of the last scene of “Yes Man”

I could not understand the significance of the last scene in the movie Yes Man where we see spectators to the show came to attend the show nudely. Is there any meaning of this scene? Did Carl do it to ...
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Searching for TV series consisting of Police trio team

I am looking for a police drama series starring a trio team consisting of two men and one woman. They deal with normal day to day police work and encounter thugs, drug dealers, murderers and other ...
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Disney TV series about a kid who's math teacher lives next door

There was a Disney TV series in the 00's based on school kid whose math teacher (or may be class teacher) lived next door. I do remember there was something to do with baseball.
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Is it legal to cut off the credits when showing a movie on TV?

Where I am (which I won't specify), there are a couple of free-to-air movie channels. However, almost every movie I watch has the boring bit of the credits cut off. That is, if there are bloopers with ...
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I want to know the name of an old WB animated short

This has bugged me for years, as I could never think of the title and I've never seen it on one of those Looney Tunes collections: There is an old warner brothers cartoon (my guess is it's from the ...
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Can you identify a sci-fi movie involving a pistol that shoots highly explosive ammunition?

I know that the movie is likely from the '80s, possibly from the '90s. It may contain either human like aliens or some form of time travel. One of the two main characters - maybe the bad guy - is a ...
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How did Martha Jones know he had two hearts?

In Season three episode 2, the episode titled "Smith and Jones", the doctor lets the plasmavore suck out his blood in order for it to be captured, and passes out from the blood loss. Martha comes to ...
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Why did Doctor Who 2005 Season 7 go off air for 6 months?

Season 7 started on September 1, 2012 and ran for 5 weeks. They didn't start the season again for 6 months (until last week). All previous seasons ran in sequence without a large gap. Any reason why ...
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Identify a movie about an Asian family forced into the mountains in the winter [closed]

This may be set in china or somewhere in Asia. A family had to flee their town because of an invasion or some emergency. They may be running from people searching for them. They are gone for ...
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Trying to Identify a Simpsons episode involving hyperinflation

Which episode of the Simpsons am I thinking of? It's from the 90's I think. A Russian dignitary at the Olympics committee stands up and says something like "Come to Russia where 1 dollar is worth 5 ...
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Three teenagers dance in a huddle to a love song

Sorry this is going to be really vague as I only have a faint recollection of one scene from the movie. It's a scene where a girl and a guy (maybe drunk), late teenage, are in a living room/lounge ...
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Man washes up on a beach without memory

I'm looking for the name of a movie I vaguely remember watching around 1997. The plot was about a man being washed up on a beach with memory loss. He's taken in by a woman who is a psychology ...
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Name of special effect [duplicate]

In movies, there are certain types of scenes where an actor/actress is standing facing the camera, in a hallway for example, and the hallway (or environment) is extruded or seems to get longer. I ...
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Why was FlashForward Cancelled?

Why was this, one of the shows which had the best sci-fi plots, cancelled over 'V'? It's even rated 7.5 on IMDB, while we see many other lower-rated shows run for a long time! Is there a chance that ...
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Why does Sofia Vergara have an accent?

Is that Sofia Vergara's original accent or is she doing it for the sake of playing the Colombian character Gloria?
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How to find the script (screenplay) of old silent movies?

I'm trying to find the script of D. W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation, and it seems that nobody has it on the internet. Is there a movie database out there from which I can get the text of old movies ...
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Religions mentioned in the “Life of Pi”

In the Movie Life of Pi, Pi wanted to believe three religions (Hinduism, Christianity ans Islam), but he is not aware of Buddhism. As I guess, in the movie the Buddhism is represented by the Buddist ...
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Animated fairy tales with a blond narrator

I have flashes of one of my favourite ever videos as a kid, but I cannot for the life of me think of the name. I also can't remember much about it, which isn't helpful, I know, but it was very old and ...
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Lost purgatory theory

I'm watching Lost for the second time and every time I watch an episode with the entire plot in mind I can see how the purgatory theory is one of the ones that most fits in. The basic idea is the ...
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Search for 70s adult movie about Lyla

I am trying to identify an adult movie I had seen some years back that I believe the title was Lyla or perhaps Sexy Lyla. There was a soul theme song like "Ooh, ooh, sexy. Sexy Lyla... [snip] ...
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The Sopranos - “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero

So I was watching The Sopranos S03E02. As you all know, Big Pussy was killed somewhere in the end of season 2, but in season 3, I saw a really strange thing... After Tony's mom's funerals, Tony, ...
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Do all of the Hughes brothers' movies have religion references?

I've seen so far: Menace II Society (1993) and The Book of Eli (2010) by Hughes brothers. Both of the movies have strong references to religion. In case of Menace II Society it's Christianity and ...
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Who/what band plays in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

When Jessica Rabbit sings "Why Don't You Do Right?" in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, who are the actual people who recorded the trio part (bass, drums, piano)? I've transcribed the piano fills and would ...
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Camera follows a man around a 2-level set on a spinning platform [closed]

I have no idea who the band is or what song is being played. I only have this scene of the video and both the shooting method and the action of the scene are the only things that interest me. Let me ...
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Is The Big Bang Theory shot in front of an audience?

In The Big Bang Theory, do they shoot the show in front of a live studio audience?
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What happened to the family photos?

In The Walking Dead season 3 episode 12 "Clear", Carl risks his life to get a picture of his deceased mother from the local watering hole. He describes it as the last surviving picture of Lori, and he ...
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Is B Movie a genre?

Is B Movie a genre of it's own? Are there requirements that get a movie thrown into that category or do the producers specifically set out to make it a B movie? Netflex will list B horror as one of ...
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Did Ben and Chon know about each other sleeping with O?

While watching Savages (2012), I couldn't figure out if Ben and Chon both knew about each other sleeping with O. I'm suspecting that Chon knew about Ben since I believe they explained it as O was his ...
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Is classic literature a common and intentional inspiration for the Coen Brothers?

It is widely accepted that "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?" is a modern retelling of Homer's "Odyssey." I can see some allusions to the Inferno chapters from Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy" in the ...
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Why do TV comedy programs have laugh tracks?

In the early days of TV people used to go to theaters and enjoy vaudeville where there was a live audience. TV programs in the early days were mostly recorded in front of a live audience so the ...
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Why is Ginger wearing a wire in Swordfish?

This is a follow up question to Why does Ginger use DEA as her cover in Swordfish? Why is Ginger wearing a wire when Stan walks in on her getting dressed? The scene is played out to where it doesn't ...
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Why don't they cover themselves in zombie guts more often?

It was shown in season 1 by Rick and Glenn, and in season 3 by Michonne, that covering yourself in zombie guts is a pretty effective way of avoiding walkers. Sure it wasn't foolproof, but it was still ...

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