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366 views

In The Godfather, did the horse head work?

If I recall correctly, during the beginning of The Godfather Tom Hagen is sent out to Hollywood to convince a producer to use an actor, when the producer balked, he ended up waking up snuggled up to ...
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1answer
236 views

How true is Magneto's future catharsis?

Magneto's future self in X-Men: Days of Future Past seems to be a refined and wiser man to some degree. While there were earlier instances of him working together with the X-Men and this time it might ...
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293 views

Why do Xavier and Magneto meet Wolverine in “The Wolverine (2013)”?

From what I understood from X-Men: Days of Future Past, it happens in the future, many years after The Wolverine (2013). Why then do Xavier and Magneto meet Logan in 2013? They must have been sent ...
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Disclaimer of a movie: Can it really save the producers?

It is usual in films to use Disclaimer in it to reduce the possibility of legal action for libel from any person who believes that he or she has been libeled via their portrayal in the work (whether ...
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2answers
695 views

Why is Bolivar Trask a person of short stature?

The character of Dr. Bolivar Trask from X-Men: Days of Future Past, who hates or at least fears the rising population of mutants as a threat for humanity and ultimately develops the Sentinels as a ...
7
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1answer
268 views

Why is the flashing light asynchron to the shots fired at Brett in Pulp Fiction?

A few days ago I watched Pulp Fiction again. I noticed something and now I'm curious about a little detail. When Vincent and Jules killing Brett in Pulp Fiction a yellow/orange light appears two times ...
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3k views

Movie about teens with magical powers

It's been at least 5 years since I started looking for this movie. I've actually never watched it, but I saw its trailer in the theaters at least twice. I remember clearly that the movie was about ...
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1answer
207 views

In which scene does the uncredited demon character appear?

After reviewing the IMDB cast list for the movie The Ninth Gate, I noticed there was an uncredited "demon" character played by Jane Bradbury. I just recently watched the movie, and have seen it ...
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102 views

Why “The Best Things in Life Are Free?”

In the mid-season finale of Mad Men's season 7 (Episode 7, "Waterloo), Bert Cooper appears to Don and sings a glowing rendition of "The Best Things in Life Are Free." The musical number was a unique ...
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156 views

Cartoon about a dimensional gateway within a cupboard

I remember quite a long time ago a cartoon which I’ve forgotten the name of, I saw it on ABC in Australia between the ages of 6 to 8, I’m currently 24. The main character's name is Leo I think and he ...
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1answer
158 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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1answer
167 views

German Movie with 3 alien women

I saw a German movie on TV that had an ordinary guy in it who befriended these three women who ran a boutique - I remember it had a polished wooden floor. The women subsequently turned out to be ...
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2answers
828 views

What was the connection between the Mayfly Man, Tessa and the other women?

In The Sign of Three, when Sherlock is having a conference with the 5 women (the Mayfly Man case), he finds that the employers of all five women are different. So how does Tessa know about the wedding ...
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664 views

What did Mrs. Hudson find so amusing about the telegrams?

In The Sign Of Three, when John enters 221B Baker Street, he finds Mrs.Hudson laughing hysterically. When asked, she replies telegrams. What was so funny about the telegrams? JOHN: Mrs Hudson? ...
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1answer
274 views

Psychedelic sci-fi movie about televisions sucking people into tv shows

This is a movie I watched about 15 years ago. Was looking for it all over the IMDB, but no luck. I don't remember the whole plot, but here is small scene that I can remember: ...A guy breaks an ...
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2answers
371 views

Why did the 11th doctor live so long compared with his predecessors?

According to the TARDIS Data Core there was about two or three years between the appearance of the 9th doctor and his regeneration. From the same source we can estimate that the 10th doctor lived ...
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What is the real reason for the Joker's scars?

In The Dark Knight, The Joker told different reasons for the scars on his cheeks. Initially he said that his father gave him the cuts on his cheek as a child after his father performed the same act on ...
2
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1answer
1k views

What is the song played by India throughout the movie?

The movie Stoker is full of symbolism (it at least feels that way). A few times we observe India playing a song on the piano, and in a pivotal scene she is joined by her Uncle Charlie. Because of the ...
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3answers
2k views

When was the first use of nudity on the silver screen?

With the exception of pornography (which I don't think makes it to the "silver screen"), which movie first made use of nudity? I realize that the term "nudity" is much different now than it was back ...
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1answer
437 views

Who was McGuffin?

Most storytelling concepts that have names that sound like the name of a person can be traced to an actual person, real or fictitious. (Foley, Mary Sue, etc.) But I've never come across an ...
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4answers
3k views

How did the Court prosecute Col. Jessup in A Few Good Men

Here is an iconic dialogue from the movie "A Few Good Men" Lt. Kafee: Did you order the CODE RED? Col. Jessup: YOU GODDAMN RIGHT I DID! My question is whether the evidence against Colonel ...
4
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1answer
234 views

How did Mola “betray Shiva” in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom?

In the ending of Indiana Jones 2, Indy accuses Mola Ram, the priest of "betraying Shiva" or something like that, causing the Sankara stones to ignite and eventually to kill Mola. How had Mola betrayed ...
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268 views

Which movie kills the most Nazis? [closed]

I've been watching a lot of war movies since it's Memorial Day weekend here in the US and they're showing them nonstop on many of the movie channels. For Memorial Day itself tomorrow I was thinking ...
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2answers
412 views

What phone call does Mrs. Hudson refer to in “The Empty Hearse”?

In the beginning of the Sherlock episode The Empty Hearse when John returns to 221B Baker Street, Mrs. Hudson shows a very rude behavior by slamming tea and biscuits onto the table. Why was she so ...
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2answers
162 views

What is this technique of playing music instrument called?

In August Rush, Evan/August plays the musical instrument very differently, using his full hand rather than his fingers. What is this technique of playing music instrument called? Is it just made for ...
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1answer
726 views

Who is that girl in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Quicksilver/Pietro Maximoff is holding a small girl while watching Magneto on TV with his mother standing near. Now I wonder who she is. Quicksilver has a twin sister ...
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1answer
208 views

What real-world mountain was used in Where Eagles Dare?

What is the real-world mountain that was used for filming the cable car scene in Where Eagles Dare?
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2answers
748 views

Does Batman Begins occur before Tim Burton's Batman?

I know that the movie Batman Begins [2005] was made many years after the movies Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, and Batman and Robin, but it seems to be set before all the other movies in the ...
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5answers
14k views

How could Andy Dufresne do so much after his escape without being caught?

At the end of The Shawshank Redemption, Andy Dufresne escapes from the prison in the night, then during the next day he uses his fake identity and runs several banks, gets a convertible car and makes ...
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1answer
117 views

Identify the music video [closed]

A long time ago I watched a music video, probably from Linkin Park. In that video all the members are performing the song in an apartment from a tall building. In that building, at the top floor, ...
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1answer
25k views

Is there significance behind the visions in Enemy?

There are a lot of weird visions about spiders in Enemy (2013) and I was wondering if that signified something about the character?
4
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1answer
327 views

Is this the same character?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Toad appears with a different appearance compared to his depiction in the 1st X-Men movie, played by a different actor. Even their ages are contradictory. Is this Toad ...
6
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1answer
500 views

Where does The wolverine end credit scene fall?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, where does the end credit scene of The Wolverine fall? I mean when did that event occur in Days of Future Past?
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3answers
3k views

Is Pikachu's gender ever confirmed?

I was recently having a discussion about Pokémon, and it came up that none of us were sure whether Ash's Pikachu in the series was male or female. Some (myself included) always thought it was male, ...
2
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2answers
660 views

Why is killing Slade Wilson so hard for Oliver?

I have been wondering, why can't Oliver kill Slade Wilson (aka. Deathstroke) and be done with it? I know the producers don't want that, but what has Slade got against Oliver Queen that he cannot kill ...
2
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1answer
121 views

Decadence pre-war partying before enlisting

I'm looking for a movie. It depicts the emptiness of a man's life - he attends parties, drinks. I'm not sure if they are gay, but males wear makeup. In the end of the movie, he washes away mascara and ...
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2answers
1k views

Would a psychopath create a false positive Voight-Kampff test result?

The Voight-Kampff test (the so-called "empathy test") in the film has been bothering me for some time... It is acknowledged in the film that the test can give a false negative - Rachael would have ...
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1answer
2k views

Does anyone know which movie has a clever retort about “Good Day / Good morning”?

I have read many books and watched many movies, and I just thought of a specific retort that a character made, possibly in the Harry Potter movies (I want to say this was Dumbledore), to being bid ...
3
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1answer
249 views

What happened to Bob and what is his relation to the plot?

I watched Prisoners but I didn't fully understand Bob Taylor. Why is he so obsessed with mazes and what are those boxes full of snakes? Also, why did he buy children clothes and steal Joy's and ...
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0answers
25 views

Did Melody actually fall through the door?

In the movie "Griff the Invisible" does Melody actually fall through the door, or have they both gone 'around the bend'?
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1answer
152 views

Sci-Fi from 60's to mid 70's about an invisible creature

I watched this mid to late 70's on TV, the story was about a group of people searching for a lost treasure, hidden by Indians I think, some time ago; when they find it, it is protected by an invisible ...
6
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1answer
297 views

Character unhooks glasses from one ear and lets them dangle

I believe it's a recent movie, but the only thing I remember is that the main character would let his glasses dangle on his head from one ear. I remember he also grabbed them by the lens a couple ...
2
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1answer
122 views

A movie about a drunk pilot hired to find a girl's missing father

A girl is looking for her father who disappeared somewhere in mid-Asia (I think). The girl meets and hires a pilot, a cynical drunkard - their hate and love relationship is the major part of the ...
2
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2answers
366 views

A movie about a Doctor who has affair with nanny who ends up killing his wife

I saw this movie while on vacation. The mother is killed by the nanny. The mother's sister figures it out: the nanny was the dad's lover (hired as a nanny to continue the affair). The dad, who is a ...
2
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1answer
136 views

Children are stuck in a dream, together. Parents must save them. Involves marbles in the dead of winter

There was a horror film of some kind that my parents watched on VHS. It involved quite a few children who were all stuck in some sort of coma. I believe the children themselves could interact with ...
2
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1answer
119 views

Would the post office really deliver Santa Claus's mail to some guy claiming to be him?

A key scene in "Miracle on 34th Street" involves the US Post Office delivering -- to a man in a courtroom for a hearing regarding his sanity, who claims to be Santa Claus -- hundreds of kids' letters ...
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2answers
181 views

On two occasions, the main character opens a capsule hatch and the hatch blows open violently

Surely the character knows this will happen through her training. Why wouldn't the hatch have a better mechanism such that astronauts do not run the risk of flying into space.
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1answer
202 views

Name Of Time Travel Romantic Movie

I saw a movie on Netflix Instant (US) in Summer 2013 but do not recall the name of it. All I remember is the plot. I have searched the internet and I am beginning to think that the movie does not ...
2
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2answers
386 views

Horror movie where wishes are granted in a museum & in prison

I only know the beginning of it and have no idea when it was made but saw it about 8 years ago: It starts with a man and a woman robbing a museum they get hold of a stone that is knocked out of a ...
2
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1answer
126 views

TV programme or movie where people die in an elevator

OK so this is something I watched on television about 7 years ago, I really want to say it's a movie but this is all I remember: Its a crime investigation of a suspected murder of people in a hotel ...

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