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Was “Adam's Rib” advanced for its time?

The movie, Adam's Rib came out in 1949. It was about a married couple, both lawyers, facing off against each other in court, about whether a woman, as opposed to a man, could invoke the "unwritten ...
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339 views

Time Travel & The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

I just watched the movie The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and it was beautiful. Since it's a movie with a concept of Time travel and loops questions might come up. In the movie nearly towards the end ...
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654 views

Episode identification of divorce confusion scene

I want to know the season and episode of Friends in which this scene occurred: This scene was taken in Central Perk, where either Phoebe or Rachel is talking about some person, who just had divorce, ...
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361 views

Contradictions in Star Wars about advocating pacifism?

After reading "Dharma of Star Wars", this article and "Star Wars and Philosophy: More Powerful Than you can Possibly imagine", the books mention that there's a lot of Zen Buddhism in Star Wars. For ...
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174 views

Why the large gap in Indiana Jones movies?

The first movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, came out in 1981. The second movie, Temple of Doom, came out in 1984, and the Last Crusade came out in 1989. These are all reasonably spaced out. However, ...
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Why is Bugs Bunny confused by the name “Hansel?”

I believe the cartoon is entitled Bewitched Bunny. Unfortunately, I don't have a video describing the scene. In short, Bugs Bunny (dressed as a truant officer) shows up at the witch's house who is ...
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9k views

What song is playing during Quicksilver's first appearance?

When Professor X and the others first meet Quicksilver in his basement in X-Men: Days of Future Past, there is a song playing in the background. Anyone know what that song is, and why it might have ...
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How did Spielberg come to direct Ready Player One?

It was relatively recently announced that Steven Spielberg will be directing the movie Ready Player One, based off of the book by the same name. Looking through his history of films he has directed, ...
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Ending of Mr. Nobody

A simple question. At the end of Mr. Nobody Nemo decided to abandon both parents, how is it possible that he met Anna in the future? I can't figure out how he could've met Anna since Anna will be ...
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Film with two people kissing while drinking from a fountain?

When I was a kid I remember watching this film where there were two kids who drank at a fountain and then kissed while they were drinking, then the scene shows they're grown up while still kissing in ...
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Why does Netflix's “Marco Polo” have the reputation of being a flop? [closed]

I keep reading online that Marco Polo from Netflix was a flop, and I don't understand how it's earned this reputation. Perhaps this myth is spread by competing studios and critics, but I don't see ...
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362 views

How can the A.I. robot charge its battery?

Spoiler Alert In ExMachina, the A.I. robot successfully escapes. But we learn earlier, that it can control the power failures, by reversing the direction of electric current (or some technical stuff ...
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How did Batman end up in Alfred's car

In the movie Batman Begins, Batman goes into the Narrows to check where the drugs are going. He gets into a fight with Dr.Crane dressed with scarecrow mask and Batman is given the hallucinogenic spray ...
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199 views

Looking for the name of a movie featuring a job interview scene involving a flaming tie.

Okay. There has been a movie stuck in my brain for a while that is torturing me because I can't remember what it was. The film shows a guy going in for an interview for a job. The interviewer asks ...
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283 views

Why did Mycroft give Sherlock's information to Jim Moriarity?

Why did Mycroft give Sherlock's information to Jim Moriarity in S02E03? What did he get in exchange?
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251 views

Which TV series featured children on a tropical island stopping criminals?

I am trying to remember a TV series from my youth in the UK (approximately 1990-1995). It featured a band of children, somewhat attached to a hotel, on a tropical island. They would prevent crime ...
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265 views

VHS child 90's animated movie about a leopard that goes to NY

When I was a child, I used to watch this movie I think is called something like 'Bolo' but I'm not sure. All I know about the movie is: The main character is a feline, a leopard I guess In the ...
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332 views

Did Lucy become a Buddha?

The experience of Lucy appears very similar to what was experienced by Gautama Buddha. She said that she has no desire and she can feel or see the whole universe. One of the most important part of ...
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219 views

Trying to find horror movie about portals

I remember seeing a horror or suspense movie where a couple are on the run from something - ghost, monster, serial killer, and they are able to travel through portals. I recall one scene where they go ...
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696 views

Why did Robert Fisher really accept the inception?

In Inception when every one wakes up in the airplane, Saito finally makes the call so I can understand he knows Cobb successfully planted the idea in Robert's mind. But I don't understand why Robert ...
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216 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, ...
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1answer
322 views

Where did Ross sleep?

In Friends, when Ross moved in with Chandler and Joey, where was he sleeping? The apartment only had two rooms. Did he share a room with one of them?
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3answers
250 views

No Kick In Higher Level means they're stuck

How can the group exit out of the first level? Was there a sedative timer in the plane that wakes them up? If that's the case it ruins the point of the story: Eames says that "He's sitting this one ...
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32 views

Who does Patricia work for?

In the movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, which organization is Patricia working for? Why is she killing the CIA agents?
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215 views

stand up comedy show in early 80s

In the early 80s, I remember watching a stand-up comedy special with several now-famous comedians and it was hilarious. It had Seinfeld, and Reiser as they were just starting out. I can't remember if ...
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1answer
96 views

Can't recall this action movie against aliens

I'm currently looking for the name of a movie, where it was war with a lot of aliens, and a war commander (I guess) was enrolled to fight. But when dying on the battlefield, some "alien juice" got ...
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1answer
58 views

In 'Paper Moon', is Addie the daughter of Moses?

Throughout the movie Paper Moon, it's hinted that Addie is the daughter of Moses. But it is never confirmed or denied. Since this is based on a novel, I was wondering if there is any canonical ...
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What makes Barris suspect Patricia?

In the movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, what makes Barris suspect Patricia of being the mole? Had he not known for sure she is the mole, he wouldn't have gone the extra mile to act out the ...
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Why does Barris have a fallout with Byrd?

In the movie Confessions Of a Dangerous Mind, why does Barris threaten to shoot Byrd. Byrd even warns Barris to watch his back. What makes Barris finally put a bullet in Byrd?
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489 views

About Cooper's and Murphy's reunion in Interstellar

I loved Interstellar, but I found it odd that for a film that seemed to base a huge emotional chord on Cooper's relationship with Murph that: Is there any reasonable explanation for this perceived ...
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2answers
548 views

70's or 80's Animated film about Animals trying to survive their forest being torn down by humans for resources? (Not fanciful more realistic)

I remember a movie about a group of forest animals that were forced out of their homes in a forest because it was getting torn down by humans. So they went on an adventure to find another forest that ...
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1answer
117 views

Thriller black and white movie mainly set during a trial

It may or may not have been a movie by Hitchcock. It was shot in black and white, so I guess it may be something from the '60, or earlier. It wasn't a recent movie for sure. It was about a trial in ...
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1answer
353 views

How do they make the boy in City of god cry in the scene where he gets shot in the foot

There is a scene in the film city of god where the local drug dealers go mess around with some kids and all of them run away but they trapped 2 and he tells them where do you want to get shot? And ...
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Are real guns used in movies?

For example, in "Matrix Reloaded", we see that the agents fire on the car driven by Morpheus. We see that the bullets penetrating the body of the car. If the gun is not real, how did it happen? If ...
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3answers
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What does 'space between spaces' mean?

In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, a short while before the ending of the movie, there was a long trail in the temple and eventually Mac and Spalko died inside the temple. Then, ...
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Does the ending of Predestination cause a paradox, or does the loop stay closed? [duplicate]

In the final scene of Predestination there's the following dialogue: John: Your next attack will kill ten thousand more. John knows this because it is his strongest motivation for hunting down ...
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2answers
337 views

Can't think of movie name from trailer I saw

I saw a movie trailer on iTunes nearly 2 years ago and all I can vaguely remember is that it showed a guy falling through a roof (or maybe a window?) and he landed in someone's city apartment pretty ...
3
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1answer
557 views

Why didn't Michael Scott appear in the Q&A panel in the Finale episode of The Office?

In the Finale episode of The Office, the Scranton Cultural Center hosts a public Q&A panel of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Most of the regular characters return for this after several months, ...
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3answers
313 views

80s/90s comedy film involving lovers/ex-lovers/assassins?

During the 90s I remember seeing a comedic film played on network television which featured a cast of lovers and ex-lovers who for reasons I cannot recall, decided to try killing one another in ...
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2answers
2k views

Movie about a student-teacher relationship that goes horribly wrong

I saw (*) a movie on an airplane flight that looked like it involved a student seducing or otherwise getting involved with a teacher. Eventually while the teacher was out of his house, the student ...
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7answers
5k views

What is the biggest crossover universe in TV?

Franchise movies have crossed over for over a hundred years, however despite the long and serialised nature of TV, they're still relatively uncommon besides spin-offs. Crossover episodes between shows ...
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1answer
216 views

Who is making the Modern Family documentary?

Modern Family is filmed like somebody is making a documentary. Who is making the documentary that is Modern Family? And Why?
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1answer
189 views

Medieval fantasy movie about a clock and running out of time

So I have been trying to figure out this movie for ages, so if anyone can help that would be great! The movie is from the 90s roughly and it is set back in medievalish times, there is a huge clock and ...
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2answers
15k views

Why do they always close the eyelids of dead people?

You have seen it hundreds of times in movies. Someone dies and the doctor, priest, cop or someone else, moves their hands over the dead person's eyes and the eyes magically close. It's as if the eyes ...
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1answer
221 views

Why can Jack Sparrow die if he stole a crown from the island?

Jack Sparrow stole a crown from the isle de la muerta and isn't cursed because when they try to hang him Will has to save him? Why isn't he cursed if he stole that crown?
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337 views

Why is Frank Burns portrayed as such a child in M.A.S.H?

In the TV show M.A.S.H. why is Frank Burns character portrayed as such a childish person? Everything he does seems childish. (I absolutely can't stand the character and feel for the actor who played ...
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1answer
128 views

Last scene: A woman in apocalypse

It's been a lot of years, I am not able to find the name of the movie because the details I remember are very little and it's only about the last scene. Let me describe the last scene as much as I ...
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5answers
2k views

Why do films have more cuts than they did 20 years ago?

The "20 years" is an arbitrary figure but I have noticed that films tend to have way more cuts than they did in earlier days of film making. Sometimes there will be a conversation in the room and ...
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0answers
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What deal does Finch make with H.R. In “Person of Interest”?

In Season 1 Episode 19 of "Person of Interest", Elias kidnaps Carter's son, so Finch goes to Officer Simmons, who is part of H.R., a group of corrupt cops who are working with Elias at the time. The ...
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1answer
358 views

Film where colour fades throughout to represent dying protagonist

Ok, I can usually find things using Google but no luck this time! This is a film from around mid-90s I think, but could be +/- 10 years. Male lead, who I think gets a kind of lethal injection which ...

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