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Is there any difference between a “Walker” and “Zombie”?

Is there any difference between the terms "Walker" and "Zombie" as used in the Walking Dead?
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284 views

Did Neil lie to Mr Keating in Dead Poets Society?

In the part where Neil breaks the news to Mr Keating (in a classroom) that his father, although reluctant, would let him play in the show, Mr Keating is overjoyed and asks him if he had told his ...
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116 views

Man raised by immortals to kill them

Can you help identify this movie? I saw it in the 1970's or 1980's, I believe on TV. A civilization somehow became immortal. It turns out they didn't like it. So several of them "raised" a killer ...
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Older movie with a device that records dreams

So this was a rather odd, serious movie, probably from around the 90s. The one distinct feature I remember was that about half way or so, the main characters move to a bunker-in-the-desert type ...
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What are the analogies/homages to Western Cinema in Breaking Bad?

Critics have drawn comparisons of scenes in Breaking Bad to classic Western Cinema. Vince Gilligan himself has spoken of such influences, and I was just wondering if there are any specific ...
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318 views

Is Sheldon ever shown to succeed at research?

Sheldon is generally portrayed as a brilliant and successful theoretical physicist. This is even underlined in the "tenure" episode Yet all pieces of his research which I remember specifically ...
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1answer
106 views

A comedy series from HBO Ole

I remember a comedy from 90's with an actor without hair and very fat, it was on HBO Olé. I remember the guy doesn't talk too much, it's like a quiet comedy in color, as Mr. Bean. Sorry, I don't ...
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Need For Speed DeLeon Actual legal consequences

So I watched Need For Speed the other day and was curious what the actual charges would be against Tobey as a result of that race? It seems like 180 days would be a bit short to me. If you haven't ...
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68 views

TV series about an Australian fashion designer

My girlfriend keeps asking me to find out the title of her favorite childhood TV series. I had no success googling it, so I try my luck here. What she can remember, is not much: It was a family ...
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1answer
218 views

Prince falls while ice-skating through fault of a commoner and she goes to jail

About 13 years ago I watched a children's movie (in English), but I've searched for it and can't find it, hope you can help. The plot how I remember it: A girl is ice-skating and the prince of the ...
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568 views

Old movie about an evil mirror

Back in the early to mid-80's I saw a movie about a mirror that "possessed" anyone who looked in to it. One of the characters, a woman, was wearing a yellow dress in the real world, but her reflection ...
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Identify this sci-fi movie in which a scientist and his family move into a new house

I've been trying to identify this movie for years now and just now thought of StackExchange. :) So here's all the things I can remember about the plot: Scientist and his family move into new house ...
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How old was Shosanna?

The Nazis occupied France in 1941, and got pushed out in 1944. How old is Shosanna in the first scene of Inglourious Basterds, when her farm is investigated by Nazi occupiers ("we will leave you ...
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What's the connection with Back to the Future movie?

In the movie 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown from 'Back to the Future' appears in one of the scene with his time machine. What is the connection with that old movie?
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180 views

Old movie with man and girlfriend transforming into tigers

About 20 years ago when I was a kid I watched a scary movie (I think it was German, but I'm not sure) in which a man and his girlfriend transformed into tigers (or maybe werewolves or something ...
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2answers
324 views

How were the thousands of clones lured into fighting humans at first?

In Oblivion, Malcolm Beach explains to Jack Harper his memory of the fight against the Tet, after mentioning the destruction of the moon and the consequences on earth, he continues: Most people ...
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7answers
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What significance does Mike Yanagita have in Fargo?

In the Coen brothers' movie "Fargo" the detective Marge Gunderson gets called by and meets an old schoolmate, Mike Yanagita. He tells her that he is widowed and tries to make a move on her. Later ...
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3answers
339 views

How did Walt get shot?

In the Breaking Bad finale when Walt turns on the automatic machine gun in his car's trunk everyone gets shot who is standing or sitting in a chair because the gun was pointed at a certain height. But ...
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0answers
76 views

In the movie “Identity”, did the murders really happen? [duplicate]

I realize this entire question is one big spoiler, so there's no way around it. I'm confused by the ending of Identity. Did those murders actually happen? Was John Cusack at the motel, or was it a ...
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1answer
4k views

Is Gwyneth Paltrow’s head shown?

During the climax of the movie Seven, the audience is lead to believe that Mills’ wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), has been killed and her head is in the box. At any point in any version of the ...
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1answer
130 views

Why the Tet imposes itself regular transmission cut-off?

In Oblivion, the Tet orbits the earth, and communicates with the towers with imposed regular transmission cutoff as a simple consequence of the Tet's being out of reach of direct radio communication. ...
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5answers
7k views

Why does Walt sell the Aztek for a mere $50?

In Breaking Bad episode Fifty-One (Season 5, Episode 4) Walt takes out a lease on a pair of cars for himself and Junior and sells the Pontiac Aztek for $50. I don't understand Walt's motivation to ...
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4answers
534 views

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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4answers
16k views

Why does Walt leave his watch at the gas station?

In the Breaking Bad finale, 'Felina' Walt goes to this gas station where he uses a pay phone to obtain the address of Mr. and Mrs. Schwartz. After this he takes out his watch and places it on the pay ...
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442 views

Why did not the gang check the trunk of Walter's car on the last episode?

Why did not the gang check the trunk of Walter's car on the last episode of Breaking Bad? Well, they should have been cautious, knowing Walter White is very smart. They only checked what's in his ...
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1answer
117 views

College Drama Movie - identification

I watched this film about a decade ago and only remember a few details so I will be truly astounded if someone can identify this movie for me. It takes place on a college campus. There is one scene ...
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1answer
3k views

Sci fi movie: Present changes due to killing a butterfly in pre-history

I saw this movie about 10 years ago. Traveling back in time a group of people visiting a prehistoric time period, one of the group catches/ kills a butterfly. after returning to present time the world ...
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2answers
18k views

How much in Taken 2 was actually filmed in Istanbul?

In Taken 2, the characters end up in Istanbul. In the film we end up seeing quite a bit of a market and surrounding buildings. Were any of the scenes actually filmed in Istanbul? If so, which ones? ...
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1answer
405 views

What do Hans and Anna mean when they Jinx each other in “Love Is an Open Door”?

I'm used to the word jinx referring to bringing bad luck on someone, which would be out of character for Hans and Anna to openly do to each other. So I'm guessing that jinx in this context is slang ...
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1k views

What is the main theme in Breaking bad?

Like millions others I am also a huge fan of Breaking Bad. Recently I was telling someone about this show who has not watched it and I was asked "What is the theme?" This question puzzled me and I got ...
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2answers
897 views

Is Firefly/Serenity related to the game series Mass Effect

I've played through all 3 Mass Effect games and now I'm watching Firefly. I noticed that Jayne (the mercenary) wears a "Blue Sun" muscle shirt and in Mass Effect, the Blue Suns are a mercenary ...
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1answer
1k views

Movie about a female devil arguing with a man on a red carpet

I don't really remember much of this film, I only have a vague scene in mind. It was about a guy who made a pact with the (female) devil. The scene I remember is when they are both at some event, on ...
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1answer
1k views

What is the significance of Walt Whitman to a broader understanding of Breaking Bad?

Beware: spoilers for Breaking Bad season 5 below. These are the facts as I understand them: Leaves of Grass is a compendium of poems by Walt Whitman, an American influenced by Transcendentalism ...
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What are some examples of Walt and Jesse taking on attributes of the foils that they kill? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad Walt seems to take on attributes of the foils that he kills. For instance: After Walt kills Crazy 8, he starts cutting the crust off of sandwiches. After Walt kills Gus, he starts ...
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2answers
889 views

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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2answers
462 views

Why is President Walker so gullible?

In the last episode of season 2 of House of Cards, President Walker goes to Camp David amidst the looming fate of impeachment. By then, Frank Underwood and him already have a fallout, and the ...
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Did Frank Underwood mean for the bill to fail?

In "House of Cards", Frank Underwood wants some energy bill to pass, but his wife is pressured by SandCorp into undermining him and getting two representatives to vote against the bill, which is a ...
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1answer
438 views

Is the poem in the Oculus trailer an original poem?

This trailer for the 2013 film Oculus contains the following poem: See the mirror hanging there Face of silver, frame of black Oculus of glass, I stare I can feel you staring back I hear your voice, ...
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4answers
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Which film has the most direct sequels/prequels?

With the recent news that Disney has bought LucasFilm and plans to make at least 3 new films in the Star Wars series, that would make 9 films in total (presumably all linked story-wise). Would this ...
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1answer
148 views

Group of teenage girls at a boarding school have this club to try to help other girls from commiting suicide

I'm racking my brain. This new girl comes tothis boarding school and is accepted by a group of about 4 or 5 other girls who have this club type thing to help girls at their school from committing ...
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2answers
79 views

How does Charlie deduce Myra is Mrs Kieslowski?

In Seven Psychopaths Charlie (Woody Harrelson) comes to the hospital to find Mrs Kieslowski. He finds a patient- who we know is Myra Kieslowski- but wrongly assumes that because she is black it cannot ...
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3answers
3k views

Why did Walter tell Lydia what he did to her?

At the end of the very last episode of Breaking Bad, Walter picks up Todd's phone and answers Lydia's call. He tells her that he poisoned her with ricin. Why did he do that? Knowing that she'd been ...
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6answers
3k views

Why didn't Jesse shoot Walt?

During the last few minutes of Felina, the last episode of Breaking Bad, after Walt has killed the Nazis, he gives gun to Jesse and asks him to shoot, but Jesse doesn't shoot him. What could be the ...
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1answer
509 views

Why did Walt call the police?

Why did Walt call the police at the end of Breaking Bad S05E15? He was supposed to be in hiding, and it was just a matter of luck that he wasn't caught... the police didn't check the inside of the ...
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158 views

What happened to rest of 6 barrels of money? [duplicate]

In the finale of Breaking Bad, Walt killed Uncle Jack and his companions who took 6 barrels of Walt's money. After that what happened to that 6 barrel? Who got that money?
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Is the recipient of the ricin doomed after ingestion?

In Breaking Bad, does Lydia still have any chance to recover after being poisoned by a cup of tea with ricin in it? Is there no way she can survive this? I'm not sure, but I think Brock was able to ...
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1answer
1k views

Why does Walt use tracer bullets for his machine gun?

As it can be clearly seen in the first and the last episodes of the fifth season of Breaking Bad, the ammo boxes in Walt's car say that there are tracer bullets in them. Why is that? It wasn't ...
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1answer
537 views

Why the episode Granite State has intro music at the end?

In the second last episode Granite State of Breaking Bad, something is very unusual, something which has happened for the first time in the Series. The intro music is played at the end of the ...
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1answer
782 views

What did Jesse Pinkman mumble in the flashback scene of Breaking Bad S05E14?

In Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 14, there is a flashback scene at the start of the episode that shows Walt and Jesse during their first time cooking. When Jesse asks how much longer, Walt begins to ...
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1answer
305 views

In Breaking Bad how did the masked men break into Skyler's home?

This happened towards the end of Series 5 of Breaking Bad. Hank had just been killed; Walt was on the run and the police were trying to track him down; Skyler was under investigation by the police ...

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