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Why did Arya Stark lose her vision?

In the Game of Thrones Season 5 Finale Arya Stark becomes blind, because she killed a man who was not hers to kill. But I am not convinced that that is exactly the reason for her blindness. Can anyone ...
3
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0answers
47 views

Why will Dorothy miss Scarecrow the most of all?

Near the end of The Wizard of Oz, after Glinda informs Dorothy she can go back to Kansas, Dorothy says her goodbyes to her traveling companions. When she gets to the Scarecrow, she simply embraces ...
11
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4answers
13k views

What is the Wuxi Finger hold with which Po defeats Tai Lung in Kung Fu Panda

In the movie Kung Fu Panda, in the final fight scene between Po & Tai Lung, Po defeats Tai Lung using Wuxi Finger hold. All we see in the movie is a release of energy & puff of dust moving ...
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1answer
44 views

Old man in a house, traps people, wheelchair on tracks, 80's?

This movie takes place in an old house, outside it is like a junk yard. The old man shots in a chair that is on tracks or something and he goes around the house. The people can't leave and ate trying ...
6
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3answers
7k views

What kind of pills was Tommy Riordan taking?

In the movie 'Warrior', we see Tommy taking pills and he is later forced to give them up by his father after requesting his help in the training for the tournament 'Sparta'. So, what are these pills ...
3
votes
1answer
106 views

Will Sarah Connor still die of Leukemia?

So Sarah and Kyle managed to save the world from judgement day in Terminator Genisys. They destroyed Genisys/Skynet. I just remembered that John mentions to Kate and Terminator (Arnold) in ...
3
votes
1answer
73 views

What is the “vector analysis” used in The Bletchley Circle?

In the second episode of season one of the series The Bletchley Circle, the protagonists refer to a technique they call "vector analysis" that was used at Bletchley Park, and then apply it to a crime ...
11
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5answers
4k 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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1answer
57 views

How did Leonard manage to distort his memory of Sammy Jenkins?

So in Memento Leonard already knew about the whole Sammy Jenkins thing because it happened before his accident. So some time after man-slaughtering his wife, how was he then able to convince himself ...
3
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0answers
41 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?
9
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2answers
536 views

What does 'Hi there! / Dear John' mean?

Towards the end of Dr Strangelove, we see the two H-bombs aboard the plane, with these messages written: What do these messages mean?
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1answer
53 views

Disney's Recess Whistles

Is there a name for the whistle-like things they use on Disney's Recess? I am fairly certain that they have never given a name for those things on any episode. If it is a whistle, what kind of ...
3
votes
1answer
354 views

How does Murphy overcome the “Red Asset”?

During the raid of the OmniCorp Headquarters Rick Mattox is almost able to kill RoboCop, due to wearing a bracer tagged as a Red Asset (marking him as Do not engage). Luckily enough, Jack Lewis is ...
1
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1answer
185 views

Symbols of Borgman

I've read that Borgman is full of Biblical symbols. Not being well educated in this area, I am lookong for someone to explain the symbols appearing in Borgman to me.
4
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2answers
771 views

Is there any significance in Capt. Jack Sparrow being called Mr. Smith in the first Pirates of the Carribean?

So in the first Pirates of the Caribbean, The Curse of the Black Pearl, when Jack Sparrow first arrives at the port, the man asks him for a schilling and his name in order to "tie up his boat" in the ...
1
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1answer
39 views

Why does Arby ask Jessica Hyde, “Where is Jessica Hyde?”

Before I start, I'm going to warn you that this contains spoilers of the first part of season one of Utopia, because I don't feel like sticking this whole question in a spoiler tag. In episode 1x03, ...
10
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6answers
10k views

Is Podrick really such a good lover?

During Game of Thrones S03E03 Tyrion donates his squire Podrick a stay with three whores as a reward for his services, especially during the battle of Blackwater. But when he returns he gives the ...
4
votes
0answers
60 views

Why was Butch's taxi ride background black and white?

In Pulp Fiction, Butch has a scene where he takes the cab. In this scene, the background is black and white, and is quite surreal. I am guessing there is a reason for this, most likely a reference ...
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2answers
92 views

Aladdin Genie - why not more clever?

I see a lot of movies or series involving wish granting beings that grant wishes in an unexpected manner. Why doesn't Genie do that too? I have a feeling that this will be answered away with "It's a ...
6
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
105 views

Why did Lord Cutler Beckett not give the order to fire/attack?

At the end of the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End The Black Pearl and The Flying Dutchman flank the Endeavour and open fire, tearing the ship apart. Beckett, stunned, disbelieving and ...
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1answer
96 views

Tall married girl attacked in her home

I don't know what year this came out but I think it was recent. There was a tall girl kinda dark skinned but kinda not. She had a husband in the beginning and then people came and robbed her house ...
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1answer
52 views

First ever Hollywood Color motion picture film?

Which is the first Hollywood Color motion picture film?
4
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0answers
143 views

What was the official purpose of the fuel pod hauled by Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road?

We learn that it would be the price for the War Rig's safe pasage through the biker territory, as negotiated previously by Furiosa. However, the deal coundn't obviously be a part of Immortan Joe's ...
24
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2answers
1k views

How far does Marlin travel to find Nemo?

Given that the movie "Finding Nemo" takes place in a world resembling our own (with locations like Sydney Australia). Where is the reef (Marlin and Nemo's home) located? And, given the landmarks ...
4
votes
1answer
70 views

Duration of day and night on Pandora

In Avatar, as Pandora itself is a moon orbiting around a planet, that in turn orbits around a star, does it (Pandora) have random number of hours in day and night? Is there any reference about it?
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Thriller where teens break into a house while the homeowner is away

I saw a trailer not too long for a film, could be a newer film or could be a film from a years ago (maybe 2013). The trailer was about these teenagers that invade the home of a rich family and/or ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

What exactly is Billy Cole?

In Fright Night (1985) Billy Cole is described as Jerry Dandrige's "day guard". During the movie Charlie mentioned Billy wasn't a vampire because Billy was seen walking around in the sunlight. As ...
2
votes
1answer
153 views

'90s movie with a blue monster

I'm looking for a 90's 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
102 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
236 views

How does Eggsy become so efficient in fight?

The first half of the movie, Eggsy (the main character) doesn't seem good in fighting. We don't see him really fight but he certainly doesn't seem that good. He gets bullied by his father in law ...
4
votes
2answers
201 views

Did Johnny and Lisa get married?

In The Room, the chronology is difficult to follow. Do Johnny and Lisa get married at some point in the Movie? At first, Claudette mentions that Lisa is getting married next month, and that Johnny's ...
0
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1answer
44 views

What does the maid mumble?

In the Cary Grant/Deborah Kerr version of An Affair to Remember, what does Gladys the maid mumble angrily as Deborah Kerr's boyfriend Ken enters the apartment?
3
votes
4answers
5k views

What is the sequence of events during the denouement?

In The Best Offer's denouement, as Oldman (Rush) begins to understand exactly what has happened, there is a series of events involving him going to a restaurant in Prague, moving into a new room ...
4
votes
1answer
115 views

Assisted Reproductive Technology or Masturbatorium

Looking for a movie where there's this couple who I infer has difficulty conceiving naturally so they go for artificial means. They go to some place called a masturbatorium or something to that ...
5
votes
3answers
12k views

Best order to watch the Underworld movie series

The Underworld series of movies currently has four movies. According to Wikipedia, the movies were released 1, 2, 3, 4: but chronologically, they are ordered 3, 4, 1, 2 (3 and 4 are prequels). In ...
4
votes
1answer
247 views

Why aren't all the werewolves turning at the same time?

In the Vampire Diaries S02E21, The Sun Also Rises, when Klaus's main werewolf turns, why doesn't Kyle himself and his backup werewolf also turn at the same time?
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vote
1answer
154 views

Translation of words spoken by King Julien

What is the English translation of what King Julien says here from the movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. The language sounds Russian, but I am not sure.
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2answers
64 views

Why did Jafar get Jasmine to believe him in Disney's Aladdin?

In the "Jafar's Hour" segment (the one in which he makes his two first wishes and sings his reprise of "Prince Ali") of Disney's Aladdin, Jafar uses his sorcerer powers to reverse Aladdin's clothes ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

Identify this movie about a book-cover designer meeting a woman writer after their one night stand

A book-cover designer(works with his friend/flatmate on selling book covers) meeting a woman writer after their one night stand (he designed a cover for her book, while not knowing it is her that he ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

A scifi webseries 2007-2009 name starts with “E…” or “The E…”?

This is a scifi webseries, it was or still is on YOUTUBE, most likely from 2007-2009, but it could be 2006-2011 at most. The name starts with "E..." or "The E....". "E...." is some Greek loanword, but ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

A movie that the main ghost 'stuffed' people alive

It is a movie that I watched once a few years ago with my dad and can't remember the name. The main antagonist turns out to be a man that was killing people by stuffing them alive I don't remember ...
8
votes
2answers
420 views

Alien on the run, Alien Cop chasing

I saw this movie way back in the 80s and can't find a name to it. From what I remember, it has the following: Alien on the run on Earth Alien cop chasing him Alien cop reveals himself/is caught by ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

Why are nude scenes allowed in PG-13 movies?

Why are nude scenes allowed in PG-13 movies? For example, the movie Titanic (1997).
0
votes
1answer
87 views

TV drama movie about girl molested by stepdad

I'm looking for a film, it's a TV drama movie. It is about a girl, her dad was a pilot (I think, at the beginning he was playing 'flying' with her) but he died young and her mom married another man. ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Movie featuring AI super villain

I seem to remember a trailer a while ago advertising a movie in which there was a male humanoid terminator-like AI android who had escaped from a lab and the movie revolved around trying to kill him ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

What happened to Rocky in The Lazarus Effect?

Rocky was a dog who played a principal role in the first half of "The Lazarus Effect". Weird things happening to the dog gave a foreshadowing of what was about to happen to the humans. But once the ...
0
votes
1answer
179 views

What did Ned forbid?

During the Red Wedding in Game of Thrones Emdure Tully and "Roslin Frey" have their clothes taken off and are carried out of the hall for the bedding ceremony. As they leave we see dialogue between ...
2
votes
2answers
105 views

You take a walk, man

This is really bugging me. I'm trying to remember what movie or tv show this scene is from. Its obviously from the 80's or 90s. There are at least two characters. We'll call them Joe and Bob for the ...
3
votes
1answer
102 views

90's experimental British film exploring the UK

Has anybody heard of an experimental art film from England in the early 90's where there is just narration and footage of places around the UK? The narrator is recounting things that his travel ...

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