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Why was Clark Kent unable to hold the falling steel structure of the oil rig?

It is seen in the movie that Clark was unable to hold the steel structure of the oil rig and was plunged into the sea with it. Isn't is expected that Clark Kent would have full control over the steel ...
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Why did Maester Luwin want Bran and Rickeon to be taken to the wall in S02E10 of GoT

In S02E10 of Game of Thrones, after the men from Greyjoy army stab Maester Luwin and flee, Bran & Rickeon with that wildling woman and Hodor come to Maester Luwin. Why does Luwin want them to go ...
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By whom and why was Winterfell castle put on fire?

In S02E10 of Game of Thrones, we see the 20 men from Greyjoy army knock out Theon Greyjoy, also stabbing Luwin. And then they leave the castle gagging Theon. The Stark's ally forces were on their way ...
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180 views

Was Aaron Cross shot in the shoulder?

Towards the end of The Bourne Legacy, he is shot in the leg by LARX #3. Later it shows blood on the shoulder of his jacket. I have watched this movie 30 times and have never seen him take a bullet to ...
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Scene with passport connected to wires

in "The Bourne Legacy" what was Aaron Cross doing in the scene where he had the camera and wires connected to the passport?
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80 views

Fighter pilot with an angel on his shoulder

I need the name of an old movie released in the 1930s or 40s... It is about a fighter pilot who had an angel on his shoulder.
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171 views

Who is this extra in Zodiac?

It's the man who played a TV news reporter in Zodiac (2007) approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes (130 minutes) into the movie. It's during family dinner scene after Robert (Jake Gyllenhaal) and his ...
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281 views

Significance of the shoes

During the course of Pacific Rim we share with Mako Mori a memory of her childhood when she was saved from a Kaiju attack by Marshal Pentecost in his Jaeger. During those events she somehow lost a ...
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478 views

Identify horror movie involving a ghost and a couple in a house

okay, I know the details are going to be extremely vague but if I had remembered better I wouldn't have to ask this now, so here we go, what is this movie's name? It's an horror movie, there is a ...
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How did Crabbe and Goyle get into the advanced N.E.W.T. class?

I recall a scene in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince where I saw Crabbe and Goyle failing to brew the drought of living death. How they get into Slughorn's newt potion class?
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How did Edward Norton's character stay alive at the end?

All (or nearly all) in the movie Fight Club can be explained by the protagonist's mental disorder. But why does he stay alive and get rid of his alter ego after shooting himself? What is the meaning ...
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417 views

How does Julia not age?

Julia Harper was in a life support boat and she along with 4/5 other members had been thrown out of the ship by Jack Harper when their ship was going to enter the TET. This event was happening in 2017 ...
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364 views

Why was Tyrion disgraced?

At the end of S2E10 "Valar Morghulis" Game of Thrones Tyrion has been disgraced, removed from his role as Hand of the King and left in a small room following a successful defence of King's Landing? ...
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Why did Qhorin Halfhand attack Jon Snow?

In S2E10 "Valar Morghulis" Qhorin Halfhand started provoking and attacking Jon Snow. Why was this? My only thought was that it was to make the Wildlings trust John but I don't see how it achieves ...
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Why does John Travolta play a woman?

In the 2007 film Hairspray the character Edna Turnblad is played by John Travolta. She's also played by a man in at least one stage production I know of. Why? I know of the tradition in panto for ...
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423 views

How do you identify a song in a TV score?

Specifically I'm trying to track down the song playing at the end of Rescue Me, Season 4, Episode 6. A friend was asking me about this. Naturally I assumed with a few Google searches I'd be able to ...
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246 views

When does a drone do a laser scan?

It seems like it does laser scans quite often. Is it so it can identify enemies, and, if so, why did it not do a scan on Jack before he said "Tech Four-Nine. Jack Harper."?
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How much money did Walt earn?

In S5E8 of Breaking Bad, Skyler takes Walt to a storage locker and shows him the enormous pile of money he has earned. I spent some time trying to calculate the total amount. By my math, the pile is ...
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What's the relationship between Claire and Stephen in Southcliffe?

Has anyone worked out the relationship between Claire Salter and Stephen Morton yet? They both care for Stephen's mum. Claire appears to have an office job and so is unlikely to be a professional ...
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391 views

Captive girls forced to wear a wedding dress before being killed [closed]

There's a movie or tv episode, possibly came out in the 1990s or early 2000s where a man keeps girls captive in a basement/dungeon. Whenever he was going to kill, he'll put on a wedding dress on them. ...
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1k views

What is a “Spaghetti Western”?

I've seen numerous films being described as a Spaghetti Western. What exactly makes a film a Spaghetti Western?
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328 views

Why is Brienne of Tarth devoted to Renly Baratheon

When we first meet Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones S02E03, she's fighting in a tournament to impress Renly Baratheon, when she wins she requests the honour to serve him. There are several points ...
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814 views

Big boat wrapped by a big octopus

I don't remember anything much about the movie because I watch it when I was little. The movie is about a big boat that was wrap by a big octopus.
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The Quiet Earth conclusion analysis

The conclusion of The Quiet Earth (1985) has Zac pushing the explosive detonator button just as the sun experiences its "effect" probably from the distortion of time and space. (See the finale ...
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What does Walt mean by 'Inertia'?

Towards the end of 508 Gliding Over All. Walt and Jesse are awkwardly reminiscing about their times cooking in the RV. At one point, Jesse brings up the point of how much money they had made at that ...
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2answers
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What is the history between Doug and Rachel?

I guess I missed the back story on Doug and Rachel in House of Cards. Why is he so involved with helping her?
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1answer
144 views

Identify motorcycle commercial featuring Porsche 911

Probably saw this in the 80's. A commercial started out with a straight on shot of a Porsche 911 at the starting line of a race track. As the car accelerated (driving straight forward, toward the ...
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1answer
253 views

Why wasn't Shaw's intersect suppressed?

If Decker can suppress Volkoff/Hartley's intersect programming, and Mary Bartowski can do it for Chuck in season 4, why didn't Shaw's intersect just get suppressed using the blue images?
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1answer
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Why does the film Beautiful Creatures differ so drastically from the book?

We watched Beautiful Creatures last night, I've read the book and even I was confused at points. Extra ideas were added, large amounts were cut. From memory Marilyn and Ama's characters were ...
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1answer
148 views

How does the mad scientist obtain a digital copy of the classified document?

Late in RED 2 the "mad scientist" Dr. Edward Bailey claims that he himself published the classified document on the Internet using a phone that he stole from the asylum guard. The classified document ...
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2answers
2k views

Where, how, and why does Lecter follow Dr Chilton at the end of the movie?

At the end of movie, Dr Lecter calls Clarice at her convocation day at FBI. From which place does he call Clarice? And how did he know that Dr. Chilton was going to be there? What makes him follow Dr ...
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139 views

Western about a sheriff with a tin star made by children

There are many westerns about reluctant sheriffs, including "The Tin Star," but the one I am looking for has a star that children made for the sheriff, misspelled if I recall correctly. Like usual ...
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2answers
140 views

A man who could cause disasters and a psychiatrist

I am looking for a show about a man who was seeing a psychiatrist, and explaining to this psychiatrist that he could cause disasters. The psychiatrist tells him that it is not true. Near the end the ...
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0answers
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Political opponents trapped in a basement being filled with water [closed]

Movie perhaps is product of before 1980. I guess story was in Eastern Europe under USSR power in the Cold War period. There was a group of young political opponents (3-5 people, maybe one of them a ...
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2answers
376 views

How is “Bonnie and Clyde” dated?

After watching the 1967 movie "Bonnie and Clyde", I read a couple of reviews to see what others thought about it. One review said: "the movie looks very dated. I looks as it it was made at least a ...
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1answer
8k views

Was Svetlana Khodchenkova's voice dubbed?

  [Source] I have read several reviews of The Wolverine that believe russian actress Svetlana Khodchenkova, who plays Viper, was dubbed (example), but IMDb doesn't list a voice actress. There ...
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1answer
1k views

Did the words “effective team” seal Jack's and Victoria's fate?

At the end of Oblivion we watch a flashback to when the astronauts are captured by the alien spaceship. Jack and Victoria are in the cockpit talking to mission control, and mission control says "you ...
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1answer
649 views

Reason for choosing Lee Van Cleef to play The Bad in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I recently watched Fistful of Dollars and then For a Few Dollars More. Both movies had an amazing villain in Gian Maria Volonté and interestingly Lee Van Cleef played a good guy in the second movie ...
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3answers
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What is the deal with Walt's hat?

In Breaking Bad Walt seems to always put on his hat when he gets into the Heisenberg mind set/character. Is this the hat's sole purpose or is there a deeper meaning/connection to something else?
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1k views

Who is in the cafe scene in Dark Knight Rises

In the final scene of The Dark Knight Rises we see Bruce sitting at the table with a brunette. Is this woman Selina Kyle or is it someone he's met in his new life?
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Does Prison Break copy Shawshank Redemption?

I noticed that many parts of the story of Prison Break match with the script of The Shawshank Redemption: an innocent sent to jail making friends in jail making wardens as friends on the basis of ...
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1answer
142 views

An 80's movie, that was a sequel (it was number 2 in the series)

That speaks about a guitar player that supposedly died in a car accident in the 60's but he actually lived to the 80's (that's when then movie takes place). He (the protagonist guitar player) works in ...
7
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1answer
3k views

Can The Wolverine be viewed as a stand-alone film?

I really want to watch this movie The Wolverine, and was wondering if I have to watch something before watching this movie so that I won't miss or not get part of the movie? Which of the previous ...
9
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1answer
1k views

How was the opening scene with the fly made?

This may sound like a bit of an odd question, but I was wondering how the opening scene in Once Upon A Time in The West was made and more specifically, how they made the fly do what it did. It must ...
12
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1answer
550 views

Astronaut rescues corrupted wife from hell

It was a live action film set in the US, I saw it about 20 years ago on TV. I do not recall anyone famous being in it. I think the family moved to a new place somewhere in the US. The leading ...
12
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3answers
27k views

Where was the Scottish Skyfall scene filmed?

I know Scotland very well and have several theories of my own but can anyone tell me where this iconic shot was taken? Ideally I'm after as accurate a location as possible as I'm fairly sure I can ...
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1answer
1k views

How much of a film's revenue comes from its cinema release?

Very often when a film's success is being judged, its opening few weeks takings are considered. However many films and franchises also generate revenue from DVD/BluRay sales and merchandise. What ...
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1answer
142 views

Production logistics for recycling on Mythbusters

The cast and crew of Mythbusters make an amazing number of gadgets, test platforms, small scale buildings, etc. for each and every episode. They take great pride in destroying their creations ...
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2answers
879 views

Why were so many inexperienced actors hired for lead roles in Game of Thrones?

On one hand you've got some very seasoned actors like Sean Bean, Lena Headey and Natalia Tena who have been in other TV series as well as some big Hollywood films. And on the other hand you've got ...
6
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1answer
175 views

Was the family connection established in The Empire Strikes Back?

Every Star Wars fan remembers the uncomfortable moment in The Empire Strikes back where Leia kisses Luke. In Return of the Jedi we're then told that she's his sister. While George Lucas and the ...

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