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Why does Annie use a revolver as her primary sidearm when everyone else seems to use semi-automatics?

In the TV show Covert Affairs the lead character Annie uses a Chiappa Rhino revolver as her personal/primary sidearm. This seems to be a distinct stylistic choice for Annie because everyone else seems ...
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What is the name of this movie with (intelligent?) ants?

I try to remember a movie I saw long time ago on TV. It must be at the beginning of the 90s, possibly the end of the 80s. The movie might be older though. It was something about a scientist ...
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How did Doc Brown know to drop the rope in BTTF II?

In this scene from Back to the Future Part II Marty is about to be run over, but Doc saves him. How did Doc Brown know to drop the rope? (I read a fan hypothesis ...
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Trying to find B movie about evil guy time traveler from insane man

I have vague memories of a movie I liked movie, which was probably from the 60s-90s and in color, I think. I remember the protagonist being man meeting woman in a restaurant or bar where they are ...
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Horror movie about demons

I feel like this is a fairly well known movie but I just can't tell or not. I only remember one scene and it's kind of specific enough to sound familiar if you've seen it but if you haven't then it'll ...
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259 views

Humans with implants in body in the future

There was a movie I watched. I would bet it's older than 2010. It's set in the future. People can have implants but it comes at the cost, I think of health. Particulary there was a priest who had a ...
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296 views

Thriller movie about a woman who tries to kill her children

I saw this movie on TV a few years ago and I can't find it. I don't remember much but here it goes. This mom (it may be the step mom) takes care of her husband's children or her children? The kids ...
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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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TV show which re-enacted large scale historical battles

This show is recent enough, the last 5 years maybe. Was on the BBC I believe. Using software which very much resembled Total War gameplay, each week contestants would re-enact historical battles and ...
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How did Kylo Ren get ahead of them?

Near the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens How the heck did he get in front of them? They are surprised by this as well so there's something to it.
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Why are humans fighting in the Walking Dead?

In season 3 of the Walking Dead televison series, what is the problem with the Governor? Why is he killing other humans? For God's sake, it's the Apocalypse, 95% of the world is dead, all the ...
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What's the stuff before the title sequence in a TV show called?

A lot of TV shows are structured like: Some common generic opening footage. A few minutes of intro to the episode. Title sequence and credits. The rest of the show. #1 is a little rarer, sci fi ...
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Why do we not see snow or much of season change in the Walking Dead?

I do not recall seeing much snow or any serious weather change in the Walking Dead series. Is there a specific reason for that?
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What does Mr Bean have against the three-wheeled car?

One of Mr Bean's quirks is that he hates this particular three-wheeled car: My question is then, do we know why he hates this car? Has Atkinson or any of the writing staff ever commented regarding ...
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What personality traits did Walt pick up from his enemies?

I've noticed that, throughout Breaking Bad, Walt picks up certain attributes from everyone that he kills, e.g. Gus' ruthlessness and one-step-ahead approach, Krazy-8's ability to manipulate people, ...
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What is the name of a movie on [adult swim] where children run around an empty Tokyo-esque city?

I remember watching a Japanese anime movie on [adult swim] years ago about a group of children wandering around a city that resembles Tokyo, with lion statues and torii. I've looked through this list ...
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What was the meaning of Fiona's visit to the killer in prison, in the last scene?

I've read the interesting question regarding the death of the priest's dog in the movie Calvary, and the discussion about that. The question I have is regarding the very last scene, in which the ...
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1answer
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Androids in Star Trek TOS compared to Star Trek TNG

Mr. Data seemed to be a very advanced and unique Android in Star Trek TNG. It came to my attention, however, that (seemingly more advanced? or at least more humaniform) androids existed in the ...
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45 views

Name of art-oriented movie

A famous auctioneer is in cahoots with an art buyer underpricing works and then buying them. The auctioneer collects female portraits, many of them. The auctioneer is working an estate when he meets a ...
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Which meaning does “Mad” have in the title “Mad Max”? [duplicate]

It might well be the fact that I come from a non-English speaking background, so please bare with me on this one. However, it makes me wonder, what meaning does "Mad" carry in the title of Mad Max: ...
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Was Spencer still alive?

In the movie Astronaut's Wife, the scene where Spencer's body is electrocuted. We see the alien being leave him. Had the body not died due to electrocution, would it still have the real Spencer? In ...
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143 views

Immortan Joe and Rob Zombie's “Dragula” character similarity

While watching Mad Max: Fury Road, in the episode when Immortan Joe is riding his buggy I got this instant feeling that the character looks familiar and I could relate it to Rob Zombie's Dragula video....
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523 views

Question about a specific filming technique - the long zoom

This scene, which I can't find anywhere but on a Facebook page, contains one long zoom taking up approximately 50 - 70 feet. Can anyone suggest how it might have been done (considering the time ...
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431 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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Prometheus MedPod [duplicate]

When Shaw wanted to extract Trilobite from her stomach she needed to d deceive medical program. I wonder if there is an explanation that MedPod placed specially for Meredith Vickers does not have ...
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203 views

Boy draws and gets in trouble?

I don't remember much of this movie (Curse my horrible memory) But from what I do remember, this kid (one parent may be dead) has this sketchbook full of these depressing and creepy drawings that he ...
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1answer
273 views

Why was Lucius Malfoy never arrested?

In the Harry Potter series Lucius Malfoy is depicted quite early as one of the first Death-eaters. As a Death-eater, we can assume that he has probably used unforgivable curses many times (I wrote ...
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Help identify circa 1970s animated movie with bizarre wedding

I remember a movie from my childhood that was based on a common folk tale. It was in a very odd animation style (though I cannot remember which). The strongest memory was that there was a very strange ...
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Why was the Hulkbuster program called Veronica?

In Age of Ultron, Iron man called the Hulk Buster program Veronica. Why is it named like this, is it some kind of reference to Archie comics or is it straight from Marvel comics?
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Why Alice is chosen as the main protagonist in Resident Evil?

Alice is the main protagonist in the Resident Evil film series and even the main attraction of the movie. What was the reason to choose a different protagonist from the video games? There are so many ...
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What is Max's background in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In the movie Mad Max: Fury Road, I didn't catch any mentions of who Max was and where he came from. His name was barely mentioned in the end. However, IMDb provided his character name as Max ...
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The meaning of the intro to S01E01 of The Wire

In the intro of season 1, episode 1 of The Wire, detective McNulty and some random dude talk about the Snot Boogie being murdered because of a craps game. What's the meaning behind this intro scene ...
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What would SC&P need a Computer for?

In the Mad Men Season 7 Episode "The Monolith", the Agency SC&P are installing the IBM System/360 Computer and especially the Creative Department seems very upset about that. But it seems strange ...
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618 views

How were the Abominable Bride murders committed?

If I understand The Abominable Bride correctly (admittedly a very big "if"), the graveyard scene serves to prove to Sherlock that However, if the Ricoletti case really had occurred, then the ...
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Film about scientists studying killer ants in the desert

I watched a film when I was a kid about a group of scientists in the desert studying a strange ant colony. They had a science building that had an odd shape to it (maybe a dome). There were a couple ...
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Why did Walt tell Skyler he did that?

Why did Walt tell Skyler he killed Hank in Breaking Bad? Was Walt trying to send a message? Was he trying to protect Jack's men?
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97 views

A movie about competing male and female college groups

So I watched this movie last year with my friends but I cant seem to remember what it's called. It's taken place in college and there are two big groups on the campus, one for men and the other for ...
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Where is the Fall located in the Colony in Total Recall (2012)?

In the 2012 remake of 'Total Recall', workers from 'the Colony' (Australia) get to the United Federation of Britain, by way of a gravity elevator called 'The Fall'. Which current Australian city is ...
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Was Up in the Air inspired by real world firms?

Are there firms in the real world that has staff who go to other companies to fire people like in the movie Up in the Air? Did the movie take inspiration from a real world firm like the one George ...
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1answer
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Does the holiday special episode of Sherlock relate to the previous season?

I have just noticed that there is a special episode of Sherlock called "The Abominable Bride". Does it relate plot-wise to the previous season (3)?
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Who killed Omi's dad?

Recently I saw Kai Po Che which is a movie based on the fiction novel 'Three Mistakes of my life' by Chetan Bhagat. In the movie, Omi's parents get killed when a fire breaks out in a train coach in ...
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What is the inspiration for Trial by Combat?

We have seen that Tyrion has asked for trial by combat two times. How realistic is it? Was it a common practice during medieval times? Is it inspired from any medieval time custom? It does not look ...
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How/why did Tomorrowland depopulate?

In the 1960s, Tomorrowland was an objectivist utopia. When next visited (by the audience) in the modern day, it seems depopulated except for the governor (Hugh Laurie) and some guards. What happened? ...
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1answer
280 views

Movie about a guy who searches for a girl he fell in love with

This is an American colored movie, that I saw 2 years ago. I think it was released between 2000 and 2008. Not entirely sure. The plot is about a guy who falls in love with a girl. He spends the ...
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US/Canadian Road Movie about a rock/Indie band

In this movie a band is on tour, the Band goes on ahead in the tour bus and the lead singer goes off on his own to 'find himself' i,e stare at lakes, clouds, tumbleweeds. At some point he hooks up ...
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Comedy about guy who tries to get a girl with a pink Volkswagen with big dots

I think this is french movie from the 70s (or early 80s). The main character is a guy, road runner, who tries to get a girl during the whole movie. Girl acts all the time like she is not interested. ...
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395 views

If the Jedi way is to avoid aggression and only fight as a form of defense, then how come every battle starts with the good guys attacking first?

I noticed (with the exception of Mace Windu and Palpatine), every time there is a lightsaber battle the Jedi / good guys make the first strike. Luke vs Vader Obi-Wan vs Vader Anakin vs [insert ...
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Kids TV puppet show late 70's BBC

I may be mashing two shows together as this is a very early memory. There was a man in a suit of armour with a clock in his belly, he walks along on a very flat landscape and meets various other ...
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Explanation for Lenny's “I've done it” tattoo

I've watched Memento quite a few times. I feel for the most part that I understand it, while most people don't. I’ve seen people go as far as to say that Lenny is Sammy Jankins which is impossible. ...

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