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75 views

Movie about an Australian trucker with psychiatric problems

The Hero: an Australian trucker with mental problems whose wife has left him. The Heroine: lives with her pregnant sister and brother-in-law, has had an affair with brother-in-law. The sister finds ...
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2answers
262 views

90s TV series with hidden camera?

I'm looking for an English TV series (USA) which I love but I can't find it. It was taken in 90s, I think, and it was about a boy who had a lot of hidden cameras in his house. He knew what his sister ...
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1answer
25 views

Question concerning a “scope conflict”/“turf war” in the movie “Lock Up” (1989)

I'm not a native English speaker, so sorry for my English. A few months ago I've seen the movie "Lock Up". There was a "turf war" (how to say this in formal English: "scope clash/conflict"?) The ...
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1answer
310 views

Sci-Fi movie where woman flies a ship through a star

My best guess is that this is an 80s or early 90s film. It could be earlier than the 80s, but definitely no later than the early 90s. All I can recall from the movie was that there was a very intense ...
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2answers
183 views

What is the significance of the pink phone in “The Great Game”?

I would like to know why does Moriarty go through so much trouble to make a replica of the phone from "A Study in Pink" in the Sherlock episode "The Great Game"?
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1answer
288 views

French movie about 3 proofs of love, one of which is to kill someone

I'm trying to find out the name of a french movie, in which a guy falls in love with a young girl. She is not an average girl, and is a bit crazy (in a relaxed way), with dyed hair (I don't remember ...
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110 views

Why is the shopkeeper so rude?

In downton abbey when bates goes to the limp corrector, why is the shop keeper so rude to him saying "as I make it and advertise it will I say no?" Is it because there was no customer service back in ...
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1answer
161 views

What are Walker guts made of?

What are people in The Walking Dead really using to make it seem like they are rubbing Walker guts on themselves to stay hidden from Walkers? Are they using like BBQ sauce or something?
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2answers
259 views

TV show about pseudo-science and paranormal activity

I'm looking for a TV show that was broadcasted in my youth (late 90s, early 00s) on a Belgian Children's TV Network although it definitely was definitely a show that originates from the English world ...
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1answer
433 views

Horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s Man spirit traped inside a Mirror

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a man spirit trapped inside a mirror, that mirror crashed and his spirit can be seen in the fragments of it, it possessed ...
2
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1answer
100 views

Does the cats' anthropomorphization have any implications for our human reality?

The world of Felidae presents us with cats that seem only mildly anthropomorphized, in a phsychological way rather than physiologically. They are more or less as intelligent as average humans, self ...
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2answers
659 views

Time travel movie with a loser watching an apple rot, and there are moon people

I'm trying to find a movie which I watched around 2008-2009 winter with the following details: The story starts 50-200 years before today. There is no electronic devices around. The protagonist was ...
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2answers
174 views

The name of a zombie movie

I just remember vague details of it, I watched this movie like 20 years ago, I remember most of the movie was in a party, someone got locked in the basement, I think a zombie pull a guy's thorax right ...
5
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1answer
448 views

What's the point of the old people's interviews in When Harry Met Sally

Why did When Harry Met Sally ... (1989) occasionally show interviews of random old couples retelling their love stories? Is there a name for this technique? I noticed that there was a time jump after ...
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1answer
193 views

A vampire movie I've seen

This one is about vampires in America. A girl gets bit, and she's apparently escaped from the vampire 'tribe' leader. The end of the movie is a showdown at a deserted gas station. I looked all over ...
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2answers
132 views

Blond man who beats people and fights crime

I'm trying to identify a movie but I only saw the trailer. I believe the premise of the movie is a guy in a fight club type setting (but it's not Fight Club) who begins to act out his imagination, ...
3
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2answers
110 views

Nomination vs Won

I would like to know the difference between "nominated" and "won" with regards to movie awards. From what I understand: Won : The actor has received the award. Nominated : The actor has not yet ...
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1answer
70 views

A Gerard Depardieu movie

A Gerard Depardieu movie about a murder and a hit man. Two guys working together. One dumb but meticulous and brawny, one smart but scrawny. They look after the daughter of the murdered family
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1answer
124 views

What happened to Buttercup in Kingpin?

In Kingpin (1996), Buttercup was originally a tall horse and then after Roy removed the shoes, somehow the horse shrank Apparently, I missed the joke. Can someone please explain?
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2answers
145 views

Repeatedly stating: “I apologize!”

Since I just used the phrase "I apologize" in a comment here, I find that I have a fragmentary audio portion of a scene ear-wigged into my brain. I know I've seen it many times, but it just won't worm ...
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1answer
107 views

When does Patrick Star teach the art of relaxing?

I was watching SpongeBob SquarePants with my daughter a few years ago and there was this episode where Patrick Star teaches the art of relaxing; the zen of keeping his mind blank. I'm trying to find ...
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1answer
99 views

Why are “we fucked” “if Esperanza gets to a country with no extradition treaties”?

In "Die Hard 2" (1990), when John realizes that his newest terrorist friends are trying to rescue Gen. Esperanza, he says: If Esperanza gets to a country with no extradition treaties, we're ...
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0answers
3k views

Is James Bond explicitly described as caucasian in Ian Fleming's books? [closed]

There is currently some controversy over the subject of James Bond's race since a minor celebrity has stated that Idris Elba would not be a good casting choice because James is "caucasian". Was James ...
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2answers
61 views

Did Sesame Street use to contain “Monster Time”?

I feel like when I was a child (not that many years ago), Sesame Street had something called "Monster Time" towards the beginning of the show. If it existed, it was dropped around 10 years ago, I ...
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1answer
7k views

Why is the “STAY” message sent in Interstellar?

In the movie Interstellar, why does Cooper send the “STAY” message? When Cooper winds up in the tesseract (event Z), there are two related events that are in his past that he knows about: the ...
3
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2answers
167 views

Why was Elsa an enchantress?

I must have missed it while watching the wonderful film Frozen. Why was Elsa an enchantress? How? Why wasn't her sister too, then?
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2answers
2k views

Why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes?

In the movie "The Equalizer", why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes, what's the benefit of that? Like when Nikolai showed up at his front door.
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1answer
2k views

What was the deal between Haissam Haqqani and Dar Adal?

In S04E11, Dar Adal is seen in the car of Haissam Haqqani in Islamabad. Later in S04E12 (the last one) we learn that there was a deal regarding the videos of Saul during his kidnap by Talibans: ...
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1answer
88 views

fantasy/adventure character obsessed with birds

I watched a movie, perhaps fifteen years or more ago, that was a fantasy/adventure where the party of adventurers were followed and antagonized by an evil being. One character was obsessed with birds, ...
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1answer
308 views

Consistent explanation of Enemy

I'm looking for an interpretation or explanation of the events in Enemy (2013) that takes into account all of the following: The poster which indicates that at least some parts of the film take ...
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3answers
166 views

Is it possible to get an A-lister into a big-budget movie without anybody knowing?

Could a studio realistically disguise until the premiere the presence of an A-list actor in a small but non-trivial part in a movie they would not be expected to be involved in? Presumably if they're ...
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3answers
1k views

Why didn't the gangster shoot Lou?

In Nightcrawler, the injured gangster shoots down Rick when he comes in front of him, but when the same gangster comes out of the car, he sees Lou standing right in front of him, filming. Yet he does ...
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1answer
369 views

What is this snake movie?

I have a faint memory about a movie that I watched 15-20 years ago as a kid. Probably it should be a Hollywood movie. Now I'm looking for that movie for watch again. However I can't remember the name. ...
0
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2answers
174 views

How does Cooper join the expedition for the first time? [duplicate]

In Interstellar, Cooper is able to communicate with his daughter once he enters the Black hole and he is revealed to be the ghost sending messages. This seems to be a paradoxical situation as he ...
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3answers
1k views

Why did Dennis Boyd steal information for Sandy Bachman?

In season 4 of Homeland, why did Dennis Boyd steal information for Sandy Bachman? After Bachman’s death, Boyd is blackmailed by an ISI agent; he’s threatened with having his theft be revealed to the ...
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1answer
61 views

Why is Zook on the photo with Cynthia

In 22 Jump Street, Zook is caught with his tatoo on a picture with Cynthia. Since we know that Zook is not the dealer and neither is Cynthia, why is he on the photo with Cynthia?
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3answers
328 views

In which episode did Joey teach Ross on how to caress a face?

I recall an episode of Friends with Ross telling Joey about a woman putting her fingers on his face and interpreting that as flirting. Joey, being a master at seduction, showed what actually caressing ...
3
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1answer
127 views

Grisly war movie following two soldiers after the main conflict on patrol

I'm looking to identify what I remember was a fairly grisly war movie, at least 10-15 years old. Perhaps it was a WW2 flick but it certainly was not a modern conflict. There are four scenes I remember ...
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1answer
320 views

Criminal Minds: Which episode has Garcia dressed in a suit?

I'm trying to chase down the season and episode which has Penelope Garcia wanting to be a little more hands on with the rest of the BAU... So she has a makeover which involves dolling herself up in a ...
6
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2answers
800 views

Movie in which a crime lord executes hencemen in his office

I've had these particular scenes in my head for years but I'm curious as to what movie they came from, I must have seen it at least 15 years ago. If a henchman messed up in someway he would be ...
11
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2answers
377 views

Why isn't Woody a valuable item anymore?

In Toy Story 2, Woody is a highly valuable collectible but in Toy Story 3 this isn't true any more. We know Andy has The Internet on his room, so he could have easily checked for his toys' prices but ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Why was Foxcatcher rated R?

After watching the movie Foxcatcher, I was very surprised to learn that the movie was rated R, especially considering that there was virtually no sexual content or profanity in the movie at all. The ...
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1answer
776 views

What was Cynthia's (the dead girl) role in the drug operations in 22 Jump Street?

In the movie 22 Jump Street, Jencko & Smidth go again as undercover cops at a college where a girl named Cynthia has died. Early on, they have a photo of Cynthia & the drug dealer. Later on ...
2
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1answer
122 views

Identify an (possibly) Indian film involving a forest fire and a huge croc

I saw this film in the early 90's but I am estimating that it was probably a bit older (80's or 70's). The setting was oriental, mostly likely Indian. (It was dubbed into my native language.) Things I ...
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1answer
102 views

Did Scott Adsit give Jason Statham the finger in the Italian Job? [closed]

In the Italian Job, after Scott Adsit fails to notice the green light he gestures at Jason Statham as he drives off. I've got a bet going about whether the gesture in question was the finger or just a ...
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1answer
360 views

Trainee hitman attempts to kill a woman as a test target but misses

There is a trainee hitman with a mentor who tries to teach him the profession. As a final test the trainee is asked to kill a randomly selected person, a young single woman working at the library. He ...
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2answers
82 views

Detective Movie Style

Which movie started the tradition of black-and-white movies with a first person narrative of a cool, suave private detective that investigates on behalf of a client. (generally wears a fedora and a ...
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1answer
263 views

Fat guy in electric wheelchair

I watched this movie couple years ago, I think it's from 2005 or newer. It should be a Hollywood movie, and it's set in the future. I remember, the people were lazy, hooked up on virtual reality and ...
9
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1answer
2k views

Was the ending to Limitless reshot?

I love the 2011 movie Limitless. In the last scene, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro talk about Bradley becoming president and how Bradley has made his intelligence permanent. Does anyone know ...
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2answers
874 views

80's/90's comedy with a student pretending to taste urine

I know this is very little to go on, but the scene stuck out in my mind. 80's or 90's American comedy. The scene takes place in a high school or college lab. A teacher wants to embarass a ...

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