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What movie or TV show had the first instance of heroes walking in slow motion?

There's a trope of heroes walking towards the camera in slow motion, shoulder-to-shoulder. What was the first movie where this kind of shot was used?
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Could someone confirm this filming location?

I was watching Hannibal, and thought I recognized the museum from a visit to Toronto years ago (which is where I know they film most of the show). The episode is called "Naka-choko", but I couldn't' ...
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This documentary on the planet earth?

I'mm looking for a documentary that I believe was a series of episodes which started within the last 5 years. In the premiere for the first episode they were showing the bottom of the ocean around ...
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2answers
680 views

What is the Resolution of 35mm film?

There is a lot of talk about 6k resolution from the Epic Dragon by RED, and of course there are 4k TVs now, but I'm wondering what actual film, 35mm particularly has a resolution equivalency of, if it ...
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1answer
239 views

Why didn't Cinderella's slippers disappear?

I hope you all know the Cinderella's story so I am going to begin from the part where Her Fairy Godmother magically appeared and immediately began to transform Cinderella from house servant to the ...
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1answer
2k views

Why didn't Aragorn Let Theoden kill Grima?

After Gandalf released Theoden from Saruman's spell in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Theoden wants to kill Grima for making him "crawl on all fours like a beast". But Aragorn stops him ...
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2answers
434 views

When was the guests' evacuation in Jurassic World?

After the attack of the flying reptiles in Jurassic World, the guests seem to dissapear from the park (as do the flying reptiles). They mention a cruiseship (or ships) will pick them up at first dawn. ...
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5k views

Are Stone Men suffering from greyscale?

During season 5 of Game of Thrones we see that some Stone Men attack Jorah Mormont and Tyrion and now Jorah is also converting into Stone Man. His skin is becoming black and hard. At the same time ...
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226 views

Why are spikes used in the movie Troy?

I recently happened to watch the movie Troy and I noticed something peculiar. When the Trojans learnt of the Greek army sailing to Troy, they set about preparing for a battle. And one of the first ...
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218 views

Who is the “Lee Kuan” mentioned in Star Trek TOS?

In at least two Star Trek episodes, a "Lee Kuan" is mentioned in the same breath as very well-known imperialists (Alexander, Caesar, Hitler, to name a few). One episode is Season 3, Episode 14 (Whom ...
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1answer
167 views

What is the name of this “character suddenly has expert knowledge” trope?

What is this called? The trope where, in some episode, a character suddenly has advanced, expert knowledge in a field that they have never mentioned, especially something almost out of character for ...
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1answer
292 views

'90s movie with a blue monster in a desert underground base

I'm looking for a 90s movie which I saw as a kid; it was kind of sci-fi. There was a group of people in the desert and they went to some kind of underground base. One of the guys either turns into a ...
2
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0answers
247 views

Are there any complete lists of made-for-tv Lifetime movies?

Specifically, I'm looking for a schedule or list of all made-for-tv Lifetime movies that have premiered to date, in 2015. Is there some hidden calendar or schedule on their website? Can this ...
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1answer
169 views

How are TV shows resurrected?

Can anyone explain how cancelled shows are able to come back on different networks? What I mean is, who owns the rights to the show, the network or the production company? And to that end, are the ...
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1answer
113 views

Movie about a model and a bookshop owner

The movie looks to me like it's from the 90s or from the beginning of 2000s. As I remember it, it happens in Amsterdam, but maybe I'm wrong about. A young girl comes to become a model. There is a ...
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1answer
5k views

What are all the film references in 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'?

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl contains many low-budget parodies of classic films and I'm trying to list all the references in it. IMDb mentions some, but they're not all there [It's missing 8 1/2 (...
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0answers
39 views

How will online-exclusive media change the landscape of “traditional programming” recognition?

We're experiencing a steady increase of programming being exclusively available on the Internet. I want to better understand how the trend of online-exclusive media will change the awards systems. ...
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37 views

What is in the Pulp Fiction Briefcase? [duplicate]

I understand that the Briefcase is just a Mcguffin, but I read a long time ago a theory which involved the briefcase containing the stolen soul of Marsellus Wallace. I know this supposedly played into ...
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1answer
141 views

Does the Film Drive Have a Cameo from the star of Maniac Cop

The Film Drive has the Below image: Is this an uncredited Cameo from Laurene Landon, the star of the Maniac cop films? It looks like her, and Refn has gone on record as saying he is a fan of those ...
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1answer
73 views

Have any online-exclusive series won an Emmy?

We're experiencing a steady increase of shows and mini-series being exclusively available on the Internet. Have any won an Emmy (in any category)?
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215 views

Why don't Wolverine's claws grow back with Adamantium?

So I am re-watching The Wolverine and it seems quite conflicting. I thought because ALL bone was basically Adamantium now that there wouldn't be plain bone claws. If there was still bone claws wouldn'...
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0answers
30 views

Name of cartoon movie with a unicorn trying to save other unicorns? [duplicate]

Back in the 80's, one of my aunt's used to record a bunch of cartoons off of TV onto VCR tapes for my cousins watch over and over. When they would get bored of them, they would give me the tapes. ...
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1answer
368 views

Name of cartoon where kids turn into race cars?

When I was a kid in the mid to late 80's ('85 - '87 ish), I saw a cartoon where this kids turned into race cars somehow. I seem to remember that it was when they got wet or something. Whatever episode ...
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2answers
695 views

Does the Night's Watch have an obligation to House Targaryen?

In S05E07 of Game of Thrones Maester Aemon dies. Sam speaks the words for his funeral since it's supposed to be the Maester himself. He says all the usual stuff: "His name was Aemon Targaryen" ...
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1answer
118 views

Probably old horror movie with a doctor from America travelling to a cursed or haunted place

I'm looking for a horror movie and all I remember is a scene. It's of a child in a hospital bed and all that's in the room (tan room) is the kid and the IV pole that the kid's hooked up to and then ...
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1answer
1k views

Does “to blathe” really mean “to bluff”?

In The Princess Bride, Miracle Max says that "as we all know, 'to blathe' means 'to bluff'." I've never seen any other references to the word "blathe"; is this just part of the joke?
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1answer
157 views

From which play YouTube video of Al Pacino belongs to in Jack and Jill?

In Jack and Jill, there is a YouTube video of Al Pacino having a nervous breakdown. In that video, what play is he doing? It seems like Shakespeare to me but which play of Shakespeare is it? And when ...
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3answers
515 views

Is that a real baby?

Many shows nowadays have birth scenes with newborn babies right after. It seems pretty crazy, risky and unreliable to me to use a real newborn. So what do shows use for scenes with that deal with ...
4
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1answer
688 views

Episode identification of divorce confusion scene

I want to know the season and episode of Friends in which this scene occurred: This scene was taken in Central Perk, where either Phoebe or Rachel is talking about some person, who just had divorce, ...
3
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1answer
112 views

How did Spielberg come to direct Ready Player One?

It was relatively recently announced that Steven Spielberg will be directing the movie Ready Player One, based off of the book by the same name. Looking through his history of films he has directed, ...
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1answer
223 views

Why the large gap in Indiana Jones movies?

The first movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, came out in 1981. The second movie, Temple of Doom, came out in 1984, and the Last Crusade came out in 1989. These are all reasonably spaced out. However, ...
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2answers
452 views

Languages in Kill Bill 2 - on purpose?

In Kill Bill 2, there is a long scene which is flash back of Beatrix traversing the stairs in order to stay with the teacher/mentor, and train. In their first encounter, they have a rather long ...
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1answer
477 views

Please, help identify a sci-fi movie where the sun “burns” people

Since I was a kid, I remember a film I cannot identify in which for some reason (maybe a really big sun flare), people dies in their houses and (of course) streets. People just dissolves into a dust ...
3
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0answers
300 views

Why does Netflix's “Marco Polo” have the reputation of being a flop? [closed]

I keep reading online that Marco Polo from Netflix was a flop, and I don't understand how it's earned this reputation. Perhaps this myth is spread by competing studios and critics, but I don't see ...
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4answers
25k views

What are the construction rules for the 2015 BattleBots reboot?

Do the contestants on the new BattleBots have certain restrictions when it comes to creating their competition robots: for example, a certain budget, size/weight boundary, or material type? Was this ...
3
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1answer
302 views

VHS child 90's animated movie about a leopard that goes to NY

When I was a child, I used to watch this movie I think is called something like 'Bolo' but I'm not sure. All I know about the movie is: The main character is a feline, a leopard I guess In the ...
2
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0answers
113 views

Was Once Upon A Time Season 4 pre or post OUAT Wonderland?

So, Once Upon A Time Season 4 introduced Will Scarlet (The Knave) who was the main cast in OUAT Wonderland. I'm just confused about the timeline here. Did Season 4 happen: before White Rabbit came ...
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1answer
326 views

Why did Mycroft give Sherlock's information to Jim Moriarity?

Why did Mycroft give Sherlock's information to Jim Moriarity in S02E03? What did he get in exchange?
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2answers
225 views

Was “Adam's Rib” advanced for its time?

The movie, Adam's Rib came out in 1949. It was about a married couple, both lawyers, facing off against each other in court, about whether a woman, as opposed to a man, could invoke the "unwritten law"...
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1answer
158 views

Kal-el finding Kara's scoutship and the 18 thousand year gap between them

In Man of Steel we saw Kal-el finding Kara's scout ship. He finds several pods and one of them is Kara's. In the prequel there were ships to be launched in the void (age of expansion) and one of them ...
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2answers
199 views

What is Bob's and Marv's history?

In the movie The Drop, what is the history of the characters Bob and Marv? There is a short conversation between them where Bob asks Marv if he did something in desperation. Marv also suggests ...
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1answer
150 views

Can't recall this action movie against aliens

I'm currently looking for the name of a movie, where it was war with a lot of aliens, and a war commander (I guess) was enrolled to fight. But when dying on the battlefield, some "alien juice" got ...
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1answer
872 views

Time Travel & The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

I just watched the movie The Girl Who Leapt Through Time and it was beautiful. Since it's a movie with a concept of Time travel and loops questions might come up. In the movie nearly towards the end ...
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1answer
33 views

Who does Patricia work for?

In the movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, which organization is Patricia working for? Why is she killing the CIA agents?
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2answers
112 views

Against whose DNA does Cisco match?

In the Flash TV-series, episode 19, Joe West and Cisco Raymon investigate the crime scene eventually to find a corpse, later identified as REAL Dr. Harrison Wells who died 15 years ago. This ...
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1answer
525 views

How did they get The Indominus Rex DNA?

In the previous sequels of the movie Jurassic Park, they get the DNA to recreate dinosaurs from insects. But in the new movie Jurassic World the scientists create a new disosaur which is smart, strong ...
2
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1answer
138 views

Thriller black and white movie mainly set during a trial

It may or may not have been a movie by Hitchcock. It was shot in black and white, so I guess it may be something from the '60, or earlier. It wasn't a recent movie for sure. It was about a trial in ...
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2answers
831 views

70's or 80's Animated film about Animals trying to survive their forest being torn down by humans for resources? (Not fanciful more realistic)

I remember a movie about a group of forest animals that were forced out of their homes in a forest because it was getting torn down by humans. So they went on an adventure to find another forest that ...
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5answers
6k views

What does the symbol V stand for in the movie V for Vendetta?

Yesterday one of my friend asked me the question what the V symbol in V for Vendetta stands for. I never thought about it before. Does V stand for a group or just the name of the main character? Does ...
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1answer
663 views

About Cooper's and Murphy's reunion in Interstellar

I loved Interstellar, but I found it odd that for a film that seemed to base a huge emotional chord on Cooper's relationship with Murph that: Is there any reasonable explanation for this perceived ...

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