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Do different major Hollywood studios have distinctive styles or signature elements in their filmmaking?

Do film experts, critics, industry insiders, etc recognise and discuss signature styles or elements between major Hollywood studios? Along the lines of... "This is a very typical Universal film, in ...
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1answer
175 views

Thriller of man chasing a woman while time is frozen

Please help me to identify this movie, I think it was from the late 70's. I just remember a woman is commuting on the subway when suddenly the time is slowly freezing. When the time is completely ...
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216 views

Horror movie with a boy swapped at birth whose biological parents are both murderers

I saw this movie on TV 20 years ago. Prologue: A mad woman trades a baby in his cradle with her own newborn. She is charged by police for murder and imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital. The newborn ...
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1answer
123 views

Murderous wife is murdered by a mute housekeeper

I saw this old movie 20 years ago. I remember it's about a rich man who falls in love with a woman but the woman is interested only to his money and plans with her friend (and probably lover) to kill ...
4
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1answer
654 views

Rape and revenge movie about a woman going after a gang

I saw some movies in the 90's, now I had forgotten the title and the VHS-store where I rent the tapes is closed of course. The movie is about a woman, she's going to a little American country for work ...
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2answers
128 views

Identify this movie - A.I System

I've been trying to find this movie for quite some time, but no luck. I do remember some scenes from it. The first is that the A.I system uses a phone to communicate with a man. I remember this man ...
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2answers
734 views

Why is Doc Brown in a hurry in the end of Back to the Future part 1?

Doc Brown has got a time machine, why is he in a hurry in the end of Back to the Future part 1? Why doesn't he just give a parenting lesson to Marty? A little more context: At the very end of part ...
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1answer
81 views

What's the name of this film about 9.11?

I can't remember the name of a film. I'm not sure wether it is a documentary or a film. I saw it on my computer a few years ago. It is a reconstitution of the reactions of FAA and US army on 9.11. I ...
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2answers
185 views

What was Vinny's motivation for lying to Judge Haller?

In the movie My Cousin Vinny, there is a scene in which Vinny lies about his "successful" legal career to Judge Haller. Later in the movie, he worries that this lie will get him arrested to the ...
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1answer
62 views

Why Patrick was not arrested for his murder?

In "Gone Baby, Gone", Patrick "shoots the child molester in the back of the head in a fit of rage," something absolutely unnecessary. But next, nothing happens to Patrick: he was not arrested, nor ...
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0answers
97 views

When are dialect coaches brought in?

When are dialect coaches hired for actors, and who typically makes the decision? I've seen serious movies where stars attempt to emulate an accent with grating incompetence. And now I've seen the ...
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3answers
452 views

What was the significance of Kurtz joining airborne

In Apocalypse now what was the relevance of Kurtz wanting to join airborne. I understood that it was surprising because of his age but why would it prevent him from being promoted and why did he want ...
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181 views

Old Animax show with a kid on an island [closed]

Can anyone identify the old Animax show in which a group of people get stranded on an island? One of the couples have a kid who then grows up on the island along with his grandfather until he has to ...
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1answer
1k views

Do we ever see Joey's parents?

I remember Friends episodes with the parents of Monica and Ross. Chandler's parents also showed up in the early seasons, and there was a whole arc about Phoebe's mother. Rachel's parents also appear ...
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0answers
67 views

What did Mycroft mean when he said: “You know what happened to the other-one” [duplicate]

At the end of Sherlock S03E03, Mycroft says to man standing beside him: "Don't be absurd, I am not given to some brotherly compassion. You know what happened to the other-one", and the man seemed ...
8
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1answer
817 views

How did Hank know about the bullet holes before removing the duct tape?

This question was never answered in Breaking Bad. Hank spent a lot of time (nearly 2 episodes) looking for an RV. And when he sees it in the junk yard for the first time, he knew in advance that the ...
4
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1answer
606 views

What is the reason for having Becky as the target of the Salesman?

In Sin City Josh Hartnett portrayed the Salesman. It is assumed that he killed the hooker "Becky" by the end of the movie. I reviewed this Sin City movie, but couldn't find a logical reason why she ...
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0answers
451 views

Why is the phrase “Winter is coming” so significant in Game of Thrones? [duplicate]

I am curious as to what the phrase "Winter is coming" might mean in Game of Thrones. I know about the thing with the White Walker. Is there anything I am missing? What actually is going to happen ...
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1answer
93 views

A Question about a scene in Frankie and Johnny

After Johnny and Cora have sex, Johnny was grateful because she did the woman astride position, but Cora didn't get that that was woman astride position (woman being on top), and she said "What, ...
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2answers
366 views

Why does TV shows always make a full drink sound like an almost empty one?

In real life, when a person drinks any drink from a straw, you would only hear a noise when his/her drink is about to finish. I mean this noise: But in TV shows, ...
8
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1answer
2k views

Was the name of the car wash A1 or A1A?

In Breaking Bad, why did Skyler and Walt say: "Have an A1 day"? Shouldn't they say: "Have an A1A day"? The car wash signs clearly reads: A1A, not A1?
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0answers
478 views

What are the lyrics to the Game of Thrones theme?

In S04E10 of Game of Thrones as Arya is sailing to Bravos, the show's theme begins to play, only it is accompanied by a choir singing a song. This was quite unusual as we never heard that theme music ...
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4answers
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Significance of the Crows in Mad Max: Fury Road

Assuming that the swamp was the Green Place (as mentioned by the many mothers), who/what are the crows? We did see normal crows, but also some creatures on stilts. What are those? They didn't seem ...
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2answers
4k views

Who are the Many Mothers in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In the scene with the Many Mothers, Furiosa said she is the daughter of Jabassa, but her initiate mother was someone else. What is the story there? How are the children born (since they seem to hate ...
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2answers
2k views

What's the significance of Amelia's toothache/jaw pain?

I loved The Babadook. I watched it 2 weeks ago and I'm still trying to take it all in. What I can't seem to understand is, what's the significance of Amelia's toothache or jaw hurting? Did I miss ...
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14answers
13k views

Why Ava behaved like that with Caleb?

I'm talking about Ex Machina, a masterpiece. I tried to give a title so that it doesn't contain any spoiler. Now spoilers ahead Ava an advanced AI developed human consciousness. So while Caleb ...
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1answer
153 views

TEN. horror movie identification

I've seen the trailer for a movie a few years back, there was TEN. in red (blood, probably) letters on the wall. There was also a little girl (6 to 10 years old), chanting TEN DOT TEN DOT TEN DOT ...
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2answers
596 views

Did Magneto ever actually expect to commit genocide in X2?

In X2, Magneto prevents Stryker's attempted genocide of all mutants by using his powers to turn off and open the door to Dark Cerebro before Jason can make Prof. X successfully kill any mutants. Then ...
5
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1answer
346 views

A horror movie where the boy looks for his mom inside their house

I'm pretty young when I saw this movie...I think it's an american horror film probably during the late 90's or early 2000 There's only few things I remember in the movie and I don't exactly know ...
4
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1answer
100 views

Movie about a guy with a Macintosh that he can comunicate with vocally

I saw this movie in the early 90s. Color, English, USA. The protagonist has a Mac that has a face of a man. This man talks back and forth to his owner. At some point, the protagonist tries to ...
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0answers
58 views

Did Gus greenlight the killing of the young boy? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad, right after Walt and Jessie agree to work together for Gus, and later find out that the 2 men who killed Combo were using a little boy. That lead to a confrontation, and we learn ...
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1answer
374 views

90s anime\cartoon with a boy whose father might be an alien

What I remember is that, the mother was killed in the beginning of the 1st episode by some orb-like thing. As he gets older, I remember him meeting some old man in the desert with a pet alien and gets ...
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1answer
149 views

Movie with a man receiving alien audio signals [closed]

I saw a clip of an alien movie as a kid (I'm 21 now) that scared me, and I'm curious to know now what the movie was. The scene, as best I can remember, was of a man, maybe an older man, sitting, ...
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2answers
404 views

Who knew that Walter White was the figure known as Heisenberg?

The episode Say My Name contains one of the most iconic scenes in Breaking Bad, wherein Walter demands that the gangster "say [his] name" upon realizing who he is. This is significant because ...
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1answer
186 views

Why was the Freeling house the only one being haunted?

In Poltergeist, the whole Cuesta Verde community was built on the same burial grounds as the Freeling house was, why was their home the only being haunted?
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1answer
538 views

What ever happens to Walt's job in Sandia Laboratories?

In Breaking Bad Season 3 Episode 13, we see a flashback scene where Walt and Skyler check out the house they plan to buy. The flat broker asks him about Sandia Laboratories and mentions to Walt ...
3
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1answer
3k views

What happened in the scene with Matsui and Danny, Rusty, and Linus?

I'm a little lost on what happened in this scene in Ocean's Twelve, other than Rusty and Danny were pranking Linus (Matt Damon) with the help of Matsui. I'm thinking it's a prank because later in ...
11
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1answer
349 views

Why does Grace become a different character when using her avatar?

I have seen Avatar 2009 only once back in 2010. The one main thing that I noticed was the character played by Sigourney Weaver: Grace. The first time she meets the protagonist, she is hostile and ...
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1answer
189 views

Main character had a Mickey Mouse wristwatch

Saw a watch face on my colleague smartwatch had a Mickey Mouse theme. I remembered there was some film where the main character (I think) had an old Mickey Mouse watch from his childhood and was still ...
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0answers
25 views

How much of the fact narrated in The Great Beauty really happens?

The Oscar winning movie The Great Beauty is about Jep Gambardella, a critic, journalist and writer and his empty life in a (I would say) almost surreal Rome. What I didn't understand is how much of ...
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2answers
1k views

What's the relation between the different clans?

I am really confused about the relation between the different clans/families/groups in Mad Max Fury Road. This might simply result from the fact that I haven't seen any of the earlier Mad Max movies, ...
4
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1answer
121 views

Why didn't George VI simply deliver his address while listening to music on headphones?

Earlier in The King's Speech it is shown how he can speak effortlessly while listening to music through headphones. So why didn't George VI simply deliver his address while listening to music on ...
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1answer
125 views

A movie about a Magician

This was a movie I saw a couple of years ago on TV so some of the details I give might not be the case. The movie starts off with a stage magician. After the show, a friend visits him and asks him ...
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1answer
244 views

Horror movie about some ghost trying to abduct kids

So a couple of years back I remember watching a movie about a ghost or something (man without face) abducting kids, there were 2 places this happened at, during the same time-frame (i think). One part ...
8
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2answers
681 views

What has changed in Season 5 of Game of Thrones compared to the books?

It has been a while since I read the books, but season 5 feels totally different from what I remember. I don't remember Sansa being raped (she wasn't in Winterfell), Tyrion meeting Mormont and Jaime ...
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2answers
496 views

What was the biggest actor-actress height mismatch in a romantic feature film?

It is a well-known fact that lead actor-actress pairings have not always resulted in good height matches. What was the biggest actor-actress height mismatch in a romantic feature film? ...
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2answers
703 views

Did Sherlock pick the bad pill?

I have just seen the first episode of Sherlock. The cab driver offered Sherlock 2 bottles. Once containing a poisionous pill, and the other has a "no effect" pill. Or at least that's what the cab ...
8
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2answers
2k views

Why sudden change in war boy's motives?

In the movie Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), far almost half of the movie, Nux's motive is to kill Furiosa, return the wives to Immortan Joe and get a fair reward from him, Nux mentioned it from his words. ...
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2answers
3k views

What all was on Max's back?

At one point in Mad Max: Fury Road they tattoo some things on Max's back. I noticed "O negative - universal doner" and "High Octane," but there were other writings as well. What else was on Max's ...
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1answer
153 views

Identify unknown 2014 horror movie

Looking for the name of a 2014 horror movie that I'm 95% sure was released on or immediately prior to halloween. All i remember is a scene from the trailer. It involves people discussing the ghost of ...

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