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Why were witnesses to the initial assassination in “The Parallax View” (1974) systematically killed?

Rewatched Alan J. Pakula’s The Parallax View (starring Warren Beatty) this recently–first time since seeing it in 1986—and am still baffled by a key plot device. The film starts off with an ...
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4answers
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Did Arya really see that the Thin Man was a wrongdoer?

I still don't get all the explanations about The Thin Man (Game of Thrones, S5E08, the man who sells "insurance service") which I've read until now in all Q&A forums: the description of the man ...
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3answers
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What happened to Kate Lloyd?

Close to the end of The Thing (2011), Kate Lloyd burns the snow vehicle (or did she blow it up, one of the two). After that we are left to our own devices on her fate. Was this intended for us to ...
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About Borden's relation to Fallon [duplicate]

As we know that it was Borden who sends Angier to Tesla when he asks the trick behind his magic. So, How did Borden knew that Tesla's machine could create a replica? Did he use Tesla's machine to ...
6
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1answer
206 views

Batman vs the truck driver, please explain

Batman wasn't supposed to kill anyone but during the climactic scene of The Dark Knight Rises, he shoots the truck carrying the bomb with The Bat in an attempt to reroute the truck and the driver is ...
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2answers
3k views

What happens if you call 0118 999 881 999 119 7253?

An IT Crowd episode included a parody of the new directory inquiries services: What would happen if someone (in the UK) actually called that number? I suspect they ...
2
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1answer
118 views

Aliens pose as women, seduce men and kill them

It is not Decoys (2004). It is much much older. Must be around 1980s or early 1990s from dressing sense and surroundings. It was on an English movie channel, so I think it was an English movie. ...
6
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1answer
110 views

How did Cutter know Angier's method?

About half way through The Prestige the court majestrate meets with John Cutter in Angier's warehouse. Cutter tells the Majestrate that he can't let Lord Cawdlow take Robert's machine, that it is too ...
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174 views

Why does the Hulk always move away from the town in every movie? [closed]

In each movie the Hulk is in, he is found and he is being asked for help. Then why does he always leave the town?
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1answer
62 views

How did Sonny buy the hotel?

In The Second Best Marigold hotel after the hotel inspector resigns Sonny offers to drive them... To the Very soon after this Sonny announces that he has bought it with help from his investor. ...
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4answers
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What was Mann's motivation?

In Interstellar, the crew members visited the second planet and found Mann. Soon after finding Mann, they discover that he has lied about the data. And then he tried to kill Cooper as he decides to ...
2
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0answers
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Old movie where boy gets close to younger sister to win a bet to date older beauty pageant sister

The movie opens with a family watching a beauty pageant, their daughter wins and earns a scholarship. A boy bets his school mates that he can get a date with girl. When she blows him off, he copies ...
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2answers
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What's the distinct color grading in David Fincher's movies?

In most movies, there is a post shoot processing, which gives the movies a distinct look. Often this color grading is based on certain pre-defined presets or let's say themes. Now, every time I see a ...
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1answer
98 views

Movie with woman pretending to be unconscious to trap gang members

I remember seeing it on late night TV about 10 years ago, so its older than that. I only remember one scene in the movie/TV show. A group of gangbangers discover a woman unconscious on the ground, ...
2
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8answers
13k views

Does Jack die in the end of the movie Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart?

I'd just like to know if Jack died in the end of Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart. I mean, seriously, I need to know. They somewhat suggest it, sure, but I mean, he could be just dreaming or ...
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1answer
86 views

What is this movie name which is about ancient Egyptian gods? [closed]

Some years ago (about 10) I saw part of a movie which I describe here. There was a woman and a man topless with cat heads floating in the air, talking to a man I think. The plan was like a desert in ...
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1answer
80 views

A movie about a teen who witnesses strange behavior from his neighbor

This is a Hollywood movie, in English, released sometime after 2003. Probably late 00's. The star was a teen, but I feel like he is someone now considered famous, like Jake Gyllenhall or Tobey ...
5
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2answers
900 views

Who put the Ojibwe phrase on the board at Tony's hospital room?

During the first chapters of The Sopranos season 6, there is a mysterious Ojibwe saying on the board at Tony's room which says: Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great ...
8
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1answer
204 views

Did Trevor Reznik really go to the amusement park?

In The Machinist, we see Trevor Reznik go to the amusement park with Maria (the waitress) and Nicholas (her son). Trevor and Nicholas go on the Route 666 ride, and Nicholas has an epileptic fit. ...
2
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0answers
20 views

How was Michael Douglas' apparent facelift achieved in “Behind the Candelabra”?

Michael Douglas, playing Liberace, has a facelift partway through the HBO movie. His skin is noticeably tighter and smoother afterwards. How was the effect achieved?
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1answer
66 views

Does Claire Underwood want to be president

During the campaign for Frank's presidency in House of Cards, it always looked like people were more connected to Claire than Frank. We also heard Frank saying "You are right, this office has only one ...
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2answers
71 views

In Suits why does it matter that Mike hasn't gone to Harvard?

I don't understand, because even though Mike hasn't gone to Harvard, it is expressed that Jessica can waive the rule as she did with Rachel going to Columbia.
2
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1answer
63 views

Cartoon Movie that aired between 2000 and 2009 and looks like Danny Phantom

I've done a lot of searches and want to watch this movie again, but can't find its name. It aired on a kids channel like Nickelodeon or Cartoon Network. It is a cartoon style movie about a boy (that ...
2
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1answer
141 views

Is the Keeper of the Code (Jack Sparrow's father) immortal?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, during the scene where the Brethren Court meets to decide to fight against the East India Company (Lord Beckett), we hear this conversation between Jack ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Ending explanation for the last episode of “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Summer Camp”

In the final episode of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Summer Camp, But he appears a week later hitching a ride to New York. There is no explanation of how he survived. Granted there are ...
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0answers
17 views

How did Connor know locate his children's bodies in The Water Diviner

I was watching The Water Diviner, a very interesting movie, but I couldn't understand how Connor located where his children were killed, could it be just by reading their notebook?
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5answers
19k views

In what time does Interstellar take place?

Any ideas on the timeline of Interstellar's plot? How many years from now does the story take place? We know that it begins in near future, but any approximations or clues about "how many years from ...
6
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2answers
234 views

Who is heir for Robert and Stannis now?

As we know all three Baratheon brothers died without any heir in Game of Thrones. Their father also didn't had any brothers to provide the heirs. So who is true heir for the kingdom? We know ...
12
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6answers
5k views

Why were they supposed to shoot the puppy?

In the final test in Kingsman: The Secret Service, Eggsy was given a gun and asked to shoot the puppy he had been training. Eggsy fails the test because he chooses not to shoot the puppy. Later on, ...
10
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2answers
4k views

What was the first full-length feature film shot completely with digital cameras?

Nowadays almost every movie is shot with digital cameras. I would like to know what was the first full-length feature film shot completely with digital technology instead of celluloid.
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1answer
151 views

How does Walt deduce that he was the prime target of the Cousins?

On Season 3 Episode 9 of Breaking Bad, Walt, after analysing the whole situation with Hank getting shot by the Cousins and Gus' intervention in the whole matter, goes to speak with Gus and says ...
0
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0answers
33 views

Some kind of shapeless black monster that's controlled by a kind of remote

I remember a movie that I saw as a child, and I don't know much about the plot, but I know there was a scene where it came up through a manhole cover in the road into a police car and when the driver ...
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1answer
46 views

Chinese Action Film with Black Flag Clan that fights with Swords

The movie is based on a central character who is from a swordsman clan that carries a black flag as their banner and they fight with giant(?) swords. It takes place in China when the men still had ...
4
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1answer
117 views

What killed Jenny?

What disease killed Jenny in the movie Forrest Gump? The movie is vague. Jenny tells Forrest she has some virus and the doctors do not know what it is. At no point in the movie itself does it ...
2
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0answers
33 views

Kids Moves about Kids kept in slaves in an underground cave, monsters all around, on HBO?

I'm trying to find a movie I saw as a kid. It was a kids movie, pretty cheesy I think, about a kid who was on his way to the store to buy something for his(father maybe?) and wines up in an ...
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1answer
84 views

Movie about special forces or mercenaries in Brazil

I am looking for a movie I saw a long time ago about a special forces team or mercenaries set in Brazil. They all turn on one of their own because he disagrees with their next mission. Notable scenes ...
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1answer
554 views

Chip implant to connect people to the Internet

I'm looking for a movie title about a chip implant to connect people to the internet. In the movie people start dying because something went wrong with the chip implant in their head. I saw this ...
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2answers
87 views

70s TV show with a dapper chap who strides around in the title sequence

I'm trying to identify UK TV series from the early-to-mid 1970s. The title-sequence featured a tall, dapper gentleman who strides along confidently to upbeat music. I seem to remember him having a ...
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7answers
13k views

How does Clarice know “Jack Gordon” was actually the real Buffalo Bill?

In The Silence of the Lambs, Mr. Crawford told Agent Starling the subject's name is Jamie Gumb, also known as John Grant and traced out the place of the subject. But she went to Jack Gordon's house. ...
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0answers
32 views

Movie about family slavery

I'm searching for the name of a movie (i believe from 80s or late 70s) about a family that was deceived, into going for a work camp, and after getting in, the land lord force them to work in the ...
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2answers
82 views

Is Kattappa bound to serve whoever sits on Throne even usurpers and forceful conqueror?

Kattappa is royal guard and serves to Mahismati's king as his ancestors has taken vows to serve the kingdom generation after generations. It is shown in movie that Kattappa continue to serve Bhallala ...
2
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1answer
195 views

Are White Walkers Immortals?

Except being stabbed by dragon glass/Valerian steel which can kill the White Walkers, in addition to other things they can be killed by that we might not know at the moment, are White Walkers in Game ...
7
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2answers
3k views

In Mystic River, How did listening to the 911 tape solve the case?

In Mystic River, Sean and Whitey don't have a clue about the real killers of Katie until they finally listen to the 911 tape. Sean notices that the caller refers to the victim as a she, although he ...
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2answers
286 views

In “Mystic River” how come no one mentioned the second murder?

Mystic River is set in a Boston community which is rocked by the fatal shooting of a young woman. Everyone begins to suspect Dave, who was seen with the victim before the murder and then came home ...
4
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1answer
172 views

Why did the boy call 911?

In the movie "Mystic River", a 911 call by a boy played a key roll in closing the murder case. But why on earth did he (who later turned out to be the murderer) called 911?
2
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1answer
4k views

Who killed the co-pilot? and How?

In Non-Stop we saw that the copilot was killed from a dart like thing shot from a hole in the toilet wall. But who killed him and how did he get killed?
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43 views

What role is responsible for killing off blacks in movies

I just saw Friday the 13th Manhattan. The scene where the black guy gets his head knocked off by Jason I think is uncalled for. Other white characters die from minor stabs in the stomach or drownings. ...
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1answer
2k views

How did they get “King Kong” back to New York?

It's a question audiences have been asking since 1933, so I thought this would be the perfect place for it :) Even Peter Jackson decided to side-step this particular issue in his remake. How did ...
2
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1answer
473 views

Why was the piranhadon scene deleted from Peter Jackson’s King Kong?

In King Kong (the Peter Jackson version), why was the piranhadon scene deleted? Was it because the movie was already 188 minutes? Or was King-Kong too far to have a "versus" battle? (King Kong would ...
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0answers
104 views

Are there any connections between USA's Mr. Robot and Channel 4's Utopia?

There appears to be some strong similarities between Mr. Robot and Utopia. The stories are very different, but stylistically, there seems to be a lot of similarities between the two from the pacing to ...

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