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Why does Trinity's kiss revive Neo in The Matrix?

This one aspect of the movie has always seemed out-of-place to me. It's like a stupid cliche out of a kids story in a movie that was previously exploring some fascinating ideas. Up until the kiss, ...
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1answer
2k views

What made Francis urinate on his father's grave?

In the beginning of the first episode of the third season of House of Cards, Frank asks to be left alone, then seen urinating on his father's grave after saying: I'll tell you this though, Pop. ...
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1answer
124 views

Wasn't Sue becoming invisible the only option after all?

During the Fantastic Four's first public "outing" on the bridge, the others try to get to Ben, who's kept in place by police officers. Unfortunately they obviously can't get past some other officers ...
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2answers
812 views

Did the Baker and Cinderella get married?

I don't understand the ending of the movie "Into the woods". Is the Baker still waiting for his wife to return? Did Cinderella decide to help the Baker taking care of the baby until the wife return? ...
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1answer
348 views

Why didn't young Barry disappear?

In The Flash S01E15 episode "Fallout" we saw Barry see himself while running. At the end of the episode we saw that Barry accidentally makes a time jump and goes back in time. It becomes clear that it ...
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311 views

Car Warriors in a Junkyard

My friend and I were talking about this show the other day. It aired weekdays at 6 or 6:30 AM. Some or all of these details may be wrong, but it had a group of people (potentially Mighty Morphin' ...
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127 views

Female character hears a song that would trigger an alternate personality

I had just watched this show within the last year it had something to do with this lady who was nice and normal then these guys show up and started singing a song that triggers her into an alternate ...
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1answer
244 views

A politician says america isn't the best country

Four or five months ago, I have seen a video on facebook, it had over half million shares and thousands of likes. On the captions, it said it is a part of a series, however I can't find the video ...
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1answer
508 views

How do Trainers keep track of which Pokéball belongs to which Pokémon?

Ash and the rest of the trainers can seemingly pull out the correct Poke ball and know who it belongs to. The Pokeballs all look the same and have no tags or accessories on them for identification. It ...
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1answer
393 views

Why exactly does the girl cry at the end?

In the 2012 French movie "The Unlikely Girl" the English character cries standing in a square designed by an architect she loves apparently but is she crying because of this or because of something ...
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198 views

Movie about transplants?

Help me identify this movie: world in which transplanted organs give memories of the donator to the transplanted one. I'm not really sure and I'm sorry if I can't be able to give more informations ...
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2answers
156 views

Identify this movie about school massacre

I remember seeing a movie in which a woman lives with her children and sees them growing up until she gets a cancer. Her kids help her recovery but at one point we see her youngest daughter being ...
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336 views

80s/90s comedy film involving lovers/ex-lovers/assassins?

During the 90s I remember seeing a comedic film played on network television which featured a cast of lovers and ex-lovers who for reasons I cannot recall, decided to try killing one another in ...
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0answers
51 views

What is Jason's role / purpose in Continuum?

Continuum Series Spoiler ahead for beginners: I've completed season 2. By the end of season 2 we came to know that Jason is Alec's son. Alec sent him from 2077 to the past(1992 or 1990). We saw in ...
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1answer
549 views

Where Does The Meat Come From

In the Pokemon series where Ash travels with Iris and Cilan mainly, the gang does eat food that contains meat. This includes sandwiches, steak, and other non-vegan recipes. There aren't any real meat ...
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1answer
124 views

What is the IMDb Title of this Chinese movie about Yang Yuhuan?

This movie was telecast on Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC). The story of the movie deals with Yang Yuhuan. I like this movie very much. All the actors performed well. I found a movie clip of ...
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1answer
276 views

Was the first season of Leverage shown out of order?

On Leverage, the first appearance of FBI agents Taggert and McSweeten in Season 1, Episode 5, The Bank Shot Job, where they briefly show up right at the end after everything's all over. Two episodes ...
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1answer
433 views

Mike's father in My Own Private Idaho?

In My Own Private Idaho, it is understandable that Mike's brother is also his father. But I always thought: how is that possible? Did I misunderstand something? Can anybody explain it to me?
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1answer
550 views

Is Cersei Lannister menopausal?

In episode one of Season 4 of Game of Thrones Maester Kyburn asks Cersei if her "symptoms" had gotten better. When Jaime asks her about this she refuses to tell him. They then engage in an argument in ...
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1answer
416 views

Did Lord Tywin keep Ice's handle?

In the prologue of the fourth season of Game of Thrones we see Tywin Lannister giving Ice to a blacksmith from Volantis. Said blacksmith removes the handle and melt down the Valyrian steel before ...
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1answer
1k views

Who are the statues at the Gates of Argonath?

In Lord Of the Rings, when paddling down the river Anduin the fellowship pass by two statues, one on each side of the river, both holding their left hand forward. One is in armour and is bearded and ...
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1answer
1k views

Why did a Dementor try to take Harry's soul in the train?

In "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" - when Harry and his friends were travelling to Hogwarts by train, the train stopped in between and Dementors were searching for Sirius Black. Why did one ...
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1answer
76 views

Where to find info about the spy movie “The Night Listener”?

It had something to do with an agent "Z" or with that letter in his "name." It was set in Russia and, of course, had to do with the KGB. At the end someone wrote a book and dedicated it (secretly) ...
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1answer
5k views

Is there any explanation for Lou Bloom's mannerisms and personality in Nightcrawler?

In Nightcrawler, Jake Gyllenhaal's character, Lou Bloom, has noticeably strange mannerisms as well as (arguably) a lack of empathy. What could be the reasons for this strange behaviour?
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1answer
4k views

In The Simpsons, why did they “kill” Maude Flanders?

Why did the creators/screenwriters of The Simpsons decide that Maude Flanders had to die?
5
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1answer
35k views

What year does It Follows take place in?

Throughout the movie they're watching old movies, either in a theater with an organ or on old TV, the cars don't look particularly new either, but Yara has some sort of clam-shell device that appears ...
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1answer
388 views

Why didn't NASA contact Cooper?

If Dr. Brand knew Cooper, and knew him well enough to know that he was capable of flying the mission, why didn't he just contact him? It seems like they were pouring a ton of resources into the ...
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2answers
227 views

What happens when the Nazgul breaks the stick of Gandalf?

During the Rohan war in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, there is an encounter between Gandalf and a Nazgul. As far as I remember the Nazgul breaks the stick of Gandalf. I need to know ...
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1answer
769 views

Cartoon where dream-people realize they are dreamed, travel to real world to bring dreamer into it (while keeping him asleep)

I once saw this cartoon as a kid, and it seems a lot cooler when I think back upon it. In the cartoon, there are scientists that are looking through telescopes and somehow figure out that the world ...
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1answer
217 views

Plane of corpses in “A Scandal in Belgravia”

What was the plan of the British and American governments with the plane of corpses in the Sherlock episode "A Scandal in Belgravia"? And why did Jim Moriarty want to know about this plan?
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2answers
326 views

Was Elrond Elros' brother?

In LOTR we hear a tale of two brothers, Elros and Elrond, who are given the choice of long life or eternal life. Elros chooses long life and from him descended the Numenourians. And Elrond chose ...
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2answers
214 views

Movie with a man camouflaged in a wall

I know I'm gonna smack myself in the forehead when I get the answer, but... American movie, action, some big name star, probably late 80's or early 90's. He's being chased through a jungle or forest ...
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1answer
159 views

Horror movie about violent plants

I have seen this american horror movie almost 5 or 6 years ago, my guess is that it is released after 2002. I remember watching it on osn so it must be very well produced. I clearly remember that ...
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1answer
90 views

Why didn't Noah go to Allie's school or home when she didn't reply

When it became apparent in The Notebook that Allie was not returning any of his letters, why didn't Noah go to her home or her school to confront her? He knew the name of the school she was attending ...
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1answer
133 views

Who is the man passing Sergeant James?

In the movie Hurt Locker (2008) (IMDb), near the beginning of the film, Sergeant First Class William James (Jeremy Renner) is in the EOD Suit during his first mission with his new unit, discovers that ...
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1answer
114 views

Romantic Comedy help?

I can't remember the name of a romantic comedy that I saw fairly recently. I can not think of any of the actors, but the plot is essentially a girl runs into an obnoxious kid from high school selling ...
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1answer
166 views

What is the title of this movie

Those days, (about year 2000 forward) I used to watch tv channel, Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC). They telecast some English language movies of which I don't know the title. Because the movie ...
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1answer
306 views

Spoof movie where character comes out of sewer into 1990 Ninja Turtles movie

All I can remember about this movie is that one of the characters was coming up through a sewer tunnel and ended up in The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) movie during the scene where the turtles ...
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3answers
1k views

What's the purpose of people shouting “Hello” into the phone several times after they've clearly been disconnected?

This is usually done with a landline phone. The character calls someone or someone is calling him, they talk for a while and then for any reason the other person hangs up earlier than the character ...
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1answer
251 views

How does buying goods from outside prison work?

In Shawshank Redemption Andy buys several things from Red, when his cell was inspected the warden found some of the things but didn't care much. I get the basics on how this works: Red bribed some of ...
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2answers
427 views

Why did Galadriel say “I will diminish”?

In the Fellowship of the Ring, after Galadriel is tempted by the ring, she says, "I passed the test. I will diminish...and go into the West...and remain Galadriel." What does she mean by saying that ...
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1answer
629 views

Last scene of taxi driver

In the last scene of Taxi Driver, we see Travis (Robert de Niro) doing a strange and rapid movement with his eyes: what does it mean? I can't find a clip, sorry. EDIT I am referring to the last ...
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2answers
78 views

Isn't Lister an Orphan?

In Ouroboros it's shown that Lister was abandoned under a pool table to be adopted. However in Better than Life he talks about his dad dying (and how he continued to read the football results down ...
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2answers
49 views

Are all JMC ships red?

Red Dwarf is a colossal (according to wikipedia 6 miles long) mining vessel. I'm curious as to whether it was named "Red Dwarf" because of a unique colour scheme (or more likely painted a unique ...
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0answers
41 views

Is there an all-encompassing TV ratings standard that includes live viewing, DVR, downloads, and streaming?

TV ratings standards seem outdated, especially considering the various ways that viewers watch television today. Nielsen offers a few ratings standards that include Live + DVR within a span of ...
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1answer
106 views

A Movie About Death

The movie is about 3, people who's lives turn upside down after a friend or relative dies, There was a girl who's friend died in a tsunami, then a British Boy who's brother was hit by a truck while ...
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1answer
78 views

A thriller about a stalking dolphin

This question should be easy to answer, but strangely, it is not. In about 1990, I watched a movie, whose title is translated into Vietnamese as "The dolphin's revenge" or "Dolphin avenges". It is ...
2
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1answer
184 views

Animated movie about a snake, spaceship and end of world

When I was a child there was a movie I loved, but I cannot for the life of me remember it. Here's all I remember about it: It was animated It involved a woman who was turned (could turn) into a ...
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1answer
211 views

A Question about a scene in American Sniper

Almost at the end of American Sniper (about 119 minutes), Chris Kyle's wife flushes the toilet when Chris Kyle is bathing, and Chris fakes getting hurt. However, if he did get hurt by what his wife ...
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3answers
738 views

Why did walt give up 1.5 million to work with Jesse?

In Breaking Bad, Walt had the opportunity to work with Gale and earn 3 million dollars. Instead he insisted on working with Jesse and split the money with him. He claimed it was because he didn't ...

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