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Old stop-motion short film for kids about miners & emeralds

I'm looking and trying to remember so hard a short film I used to watch as a young child in the early 90's but I think it might have been from an earlier period maybe 70's or 60's. To the best of my ...
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How was the effect of Alderaan blowing up accomplished?

A special effect sequence in the original Star Wars (1977) shows the planet Alderaan being blown up by the Death Star (frame shown below). Considering that this was the pre-digital era, I thought the ...
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What happens at the end of “How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)”

I don't really get the ending of "How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)". To be honest, all of it is very complicated. But I think I understand most of the film. What I don't ...
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Condition of Earth in Interstellar

What caused the earth condition in Interstellar in the first place? Was it global warming that caused the dust storms because of soil erosion?
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Movie where gay marine is shot by his former lover

In which film did it transpire that there was a gay marine who tries to kill the hero with some kind of thrown garrotting device but who was prevented from doing so because he was first shot by his ...
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Why does Shilo trust Rotti?

In the movie Repo! The Genetic Opera, I have a hard time grasping why Shilo would trust Rotti. I know that she's been locked up in her bedroom for years, and he is the only person to have ever even ...
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What do they do to fancy costumes used in movies after use?

When they use fancy costumes like in star wars or even simple costumes in period films what do they do after use. Of course they cannot wear it again for another movie. Are they recycled or the actors ...
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Who is the masked German Sniper near the end of the movie?

Recently saw the movie Fury and near the end of the movie when Don "Wardaddy" Collier gets shot by the German sniper. The German sniper initially wears a doorag/mask around his face and is revealed. ...
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Why did Snow not destroy the Victors' Village in District 12?

When Katniss Everdeen visits what is left of District 12, we see loads of dead bodies (well, what's left of them) and the destruction of the entire place. We then see that Victors' Village is pretty ...
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Mission to Mars beginning meaning

Some months ago I watched Mission to Mars and in the first part of the movie you see that the astronauts are killed by a large vortex generated from the humanoid base. In the end you'll see that the ...
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How does Murph know whether Dr. Brand is alive?

In Interstellar the data transmission was only one way, that is, from The Earth to the spaceship, and not the other way, then how does Murph know that Dr. Brand is alive?
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What is this sign in Season 5, Episode 1?

At the end of the credits of The Walking Dead epsiode S05E01 we got to see a familiar face, seemingly following the group. He seems to be able to follow them from a "sign" carved into a tree? Or am I ...
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Reason for the murder of O-ren Ishii's parents

The anime depicting the origin of O-ren Ishii was one of the most tragic and beautiful scenes in Kill Bill. But do we know why her parents were murdered by a Yakuza boss? It didn't make sense to me ...
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Significance of Dr. Brand's poem

Do not go gentle into that good night; Old age should burn and rave at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light These are famous lines from a poem by Dylan Thomas. These lines ...
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Shouldn't there be an age difference between Cooper and Brand?

As we all know, going near a black hole (Gargantua in this case) slows down time, according to the theory of relativity. So when Cooper comes out of the black hole, after spending a fair bit of time ...
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Good vs evil story: Guy who came back from heaven battles guy who came back from hell

This movie has one guy that is a family man who dies in a car accident, I think, goes to heaven and comes back to life and another man that is a devil worshiper, goes to hell and comes back to life. ...
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What is the IQ of Raj?

In Big Bang Theory, Sheldon occasionally brags about his IQ which is very high (187), and his best friend Leonard has a whooping 173. Its clear Sheldon does not think Howard to be smart enough because ...
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Derek's safety in the hill scene

In Peter Jackson's 1987 film, Bad Taste, one of the main characters, Derek, is fighting with aliens on the side of a rather steep hill. I have to wonder what kind of safety precautions the actors took ...
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Who is James in “The Double (2013)”?

I saw the movie The Double this morning, a very strange movie. I didn't understand the exact plot of the movie. I've read the plot in IMDB and Wikipedia too, but I don't get it. Can somebody explain ...
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Sci-fi film: American teen science project brings people and dinosaurs into present

I'm hoping someone can help me identify the following film that I would have seen in the early 90's or late 80's. It is a film in the era of Weird Science, Flight of the Navigator and Explorers. All ...
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Why did Vincent Vega diss Butch?

I've always wondered about this exchange of dialogue in "Pulp Fiction": Butch: You lookin' at something, friend? Vincent: You ain't my friend, Palooka. Butch: What's that? Vincent: ...
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319 views

Why does time flow differently on Miller's planet?

When the crew in Interstellar went down to Miller's planet then came back up we find that 23 years have passed for Romilly. Can someone please explain why and how did that happen? IIRC it was ...
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What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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Why was Bill Turner called Bootstrap?

In the Pirates of the Caribbean why Bill Turner was called "Bootstrap" ?
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A question about line from Bobby Deerfield

In Bobby Deerfield, Bobby said this to Karl whose neck is injured and wearing a collar, You have to tell them, Karl, no more starch in the collars. Why are they laughing?
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Planet starts to mimic Earth

I need your help identifying a movie. If I recall correctly it was about some cosmonauts being stranded on a distant planet where something they assumed was a plant started to mimic Earth lifeforms. ...
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Stranger washes ashore onto remote island, tells couple civilization is ending

This was a movie around 2003-2013 or so. The plot was that this couple on a remote island encounters a man who washes ashore claiming that civilization is ending. The drama is that the couple isn't ...
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How do they film minors smoking?

Many movies depict children and minors (and non smoking actors) actively smoking a cigarette and blowing actual smoke. How is that done?
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Medieval fantasy movie about a clock and running out of time

So I have been trying to figure out this movie for ages, so if anyone can help that would be great! The movie is from the 90s roughly and it is set back in medievalish times, there is a huge clock and ...
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The background of Michonne's walker drones

Does anyone know the true background of the walker drones that Michonne slaughtered before she and Andrea were taken to Woodbury in The Walking Dead? So far, all I have been able to determine is ...
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Movie based on real events about a transgender woman who was murdered

I saw this movie last night on TV, but not the whole thing and I didn't see the name. It was about the life and troubles of a trans woman that at the age of 17 (?) was murdered by some teenage boys ...
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Rich kid gets slapped by a former servant of his house

His family was bankrupt, dead, or something along the same lines. In this scene his former servants where removing all the furniture from his house, and he was standing there, all alone, in a bare ...
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What kind of animation/drawing program do they use to make South Park?

In 6 Days to Air, the documentary about the making of South Park episodes there is some great footage of the animators working on the characters in studio onw acom tablets. I couldn't tell what ...
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Stuttering messenger in medieval times

I can't remember what film this is from but there is a comedy film that parodies the medieval era. There is a scene where two people are trying to do something so they ride to the kingdom but are ...
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Ignored housewife is kidnapped and kills her family

The movie I am looking for is about a woman who is ignored by her husband and children (she feels like a slave). Somehow she gets "kidnapped" and starts on an adventure with a man. All I can remember ...
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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 ...
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Ending of babadook

In the last scene of The Babadook when Amelia takes worms downstairs to the babadook: Why is it there? Is it by choice or is it a captive? How did telling it not to harm her son drive it off? Why ...
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Movie with quote: Do you know (how to) play harp? … If you keep pushing, you will end up learning

I don't remember name or plot of the movie, except for a dialogue between main character and and another man (who keeps annoying), so the first man warns him in a sarcastic way, Main: Do you know ...
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Facts revealing Hannibal

I have watched both seasons of the Hannibal series, although with some pauses between various "sessions", so there is no problem with spoilers. My question is: how do the protagonists (Will, Jack, ...
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Which movie has the quote “when you gaze long into an abyss…”

Which movie has this famous Nietzsche quote: "And when you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." I remember watching it, can't remember which movie. It's driving me crazy. It's ...
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How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
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Can you name this Sci-Fi film set around receiving a signal from space and building a structure?

Trying to remember the name of a film. This one has been bugging me for ages! Published in the 00's, the film's plot goes something like this: The Nazi's broadcast a video into space to celebrate ...
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A QUestion about a line from Author! Author?

At around 10:00 (the movie's running time), there's a dinning scene . when one of Ivan's daughter said " My cheese , I love my cheesie " And Ivan told her to act her age (She's 11) . What does that ...
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Why was Walt giving free meth to Gus

On SE03EP09, Jesse complains to walt that he is over by about a pound in meth on one batch. Then he proceeds to say that Gus is paying them so little compared to what the meth is actually earning. ...
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Does Edge of Tomorrow have an open ending?

At the end Cage is covered in the Omega blood and the time is reset to a different previous waking point in time compared with the reset point in the rest of the movie. The Omega is responsible for ...
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Why was the body needed in Lucky Number Slevin?

Lucky Number Slevin is a fantastic genre bending movie with a strange blend of thriller-crime-humour. And it has an excellent twist which I won't reveal for those who have not seen it (but it is the ...
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74 views

TV series where heroes are teleported into game

I saw this live-action show on the television several years ago, so can't remember which country this series were produced by. I think there was teenage girl and probably other heroes who got in the ...
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Did Edwards pass the MiB test? [duplicate]

In Men In Black (1997), K tells Edwards to come to the MiB building where he ends up with a few members from different branches of the military. They're all there to take a test to join the MiB. What ...
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Mom believes husband is involving son in satanic rituals

Blonde mommy marries News Hunk who she believes is involving their son in Satanic rituals. At some point, she drowns the boy herself. She's in the hospital and the boy's funeral is a major TV event ...
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Old TV show where old guy said yup yup yup yup

This is driving me crazy. I'm trying to think of an old tv show which I believe aired on tv land for a while where an older man would always say, in sort of a long drawn out sigh, "yuuuup yuuup yuup ...

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