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Why did Melisandre ask Jon Snow if he's a virgin?

In Game of Thrones S05E01 "The Wars to Come", Melisandre and Jon Snow had this conversation as they were on their way to the top of the Wall: Melisandre: Are you a virgin? Jon Snow: No. ...
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What was the budget for “Fay Grim”?

Does anyone know what the budget was for Hal Hartley's film "Fay Grim"? I haven't been able to find any figures in the usual places (such as IMDB). (Also, I'm curious because the film had exteriors ...
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Why was Ronan/Thanos not interested in the other Infinity Stone in possession of The Collector?

Both the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy seem to spin around the 6 Infinity Stones. In Thor: The Dark World, the Aether is given to the Collector. He explicitly says "One down, five to ...
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Why didn't Aladdin lend the lamp to Jasmine?

I watched Disney's Aladdin back in 1990's when I was a middle school student. At the last scene, Aladdin encountered a tough choice between (a) using his last wish to become a prince to marry Jasmine ...
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Could the Guardians Of The Galaxy Build An Army of Groots?

In the 2014 movie Guardians of the Galaxy, Groot is able to be regrown after being completely destroyed. Why couldn't the Guardians of the Galaxy members just plant a hundred Groots from his sprouts ...
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Why is the title “Memento” in Spanish? [closed]

The title of the Memento (2000) by Christopher Nolan can be translated as "Remember" in English, which I imagine relates directly to the movie plot. What I do not understand is why is the title ...
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When discussing box office revenue why do we typically only refer to the domestic total and not the worldwide total?

When box office totals are discussed or written about, the domestic box office total is often what is referenced, as opposed to the worldwide total. Why is that? For example, in the image below you ...
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Why is Kathryn's dog's name Ajax?

In Once Upon a Time, every character seems to have a significant name in Storybrooke, they complement their real names. Even Pongo is a reference to 101 Dalmatians, but why is Kathryn's dog's name ...
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Why do post-war Hollywood WWII-themed movies ignore Japan?

According to Wikipedia, of 13 new US-made WW2-themed war movies for 2014, only one is about fighting Japan. In fact, Wikipedia tallies 41 of these US-made or co-produced WW2-themed productions since ...
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Why doesn't Mike Ross have a profile in Sheila's documents when he already went to Harvard?

In season 3 or 4, Louis Litt digs through Sheila's documents trying to find the profile of Mike Ross, but he is unable to -- indicating that Mike Ross never went to Harvard. But, in another ...
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Did EXOTICA use sign language?

In Atom Egoyan's under-rated 1994 film EXOTICA, many scenes take place in an adult dance club. Towards the beginning of the film, the character Christina (Mia Kirshner) starts dancing to the song ...
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Did Terence Mann die?

At the end of "Field of Dreams", Terence Mann gets invited to go with the baseball players into the corn field, and presumably the after-life: Ray. Ray. Listen to me, Ray. Listen to me. There is ...
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Has the denouement of Limitless been retconned?

In the closing scenes of Limitless, Bradley Cooper's character Eddie Morra reveals that However, in the TV show of the same name, Morra suggests to Brian Finch that Even if he was lying to ...
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How much of Jungle Book (2016) is CGI?

In Jungle Book, I could tell the boy was real and the animals were CGI, but the landscape and accessories I could not tell. For example, Mowgli handles various vines and baskets. Are those real? What ...
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A son goes to court to stop his old father from marrying a young woman

I saw this film on TV in the 1980s. A man asked a judge to stop his funny old millionaire father marrying a young woman on grounds that his old father is mentally incapacitated and the young woman ...
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What was the name of this old movie?

I saw a few glimpses of this film on TV around 16 or 17 years ago. I was very young and so my parents changed the channel. All I remember is that it was set in some very old days (not even sure which ...
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A movie about a man coming to a town to die

This is the plot I remember: A man comes to a strange town, everyone is very suspicious so he announces he came to the town to die... he doesn't really want to, but the people start treating him nice ...
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Why does a character talk to the back of another character?

This seems to be commonplace in action TV series in movies: our hero talks to the villain, there is some exposition and instead of facing each other as civilised people tend to do, the villain will ...
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Why not use nanomachines to reprogram Pops?

In Terminator 3 we learn that the T-X had the ability to use nano-bots to reprogram and control machines and Terminators alike. In Terminator Genisys a T1000 "drips" into the head of the deactivated ...
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Why does Batman talk to himself in the batvoice?

In Dark Knight Rises there is a scene where batman and Catwoman are on the roof, Catwoman disappears and leaves Batman on his own he then says, So that's what that feels like My question is ...
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336 views

What is this piece of land?

There is this new 3D video (also here on GoT Facebook) from the opening credits of GoT. When I point the camera to the far south, I can see a strange piece of land: I am quite confused: is it ...
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1answer
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Why doesn't the Flash have lightning fast reactions?

This has bothered me for a while now in The Flash. Barry can run faster than anyone or anything and while running, he almost never bumps into anything. You would assume you need a super fast reaction ...
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What happened to the Future Flash?

In The Flash, the Flash from the future traveled back in time to stop the Reverse-Flash from killing his mother. He failed, but where did he go? The Reverse-Flash was stuck in past, so he killed and ...
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What university is Monsters University modeled after?

Is Monsters University modeled after a specific university, and if so, what university? After watching the movie, the campus seems familiar to me, but I can't pick out exactly what it is.
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Movie involving boss and assistant (kinda) affair

I am trying to find this movie, but I dont know the name of it. All I can remember is this one scene where in a boss (guy) is making out with his assistant or subordinate lady in what looks like his ...
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Animated Movie with a rotating dinner table! [closed]

My daughter remembers seeing an animated movie with the following descriptions: Family with many children. Father loses his job. Dinner table rotates so everyone can share their food. Strange shaped ...
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Why did Flash completely avoid mentioning Supergirl?

In Flash S02E18 "Versus Zoom", Flash accidentally passes through a blue portal during his speed test and after his return he asks how much time has passed. It's surely a nod to the crossover episode, ...
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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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Flash and gene mutation

In the The Flash episode The Nuclear Man, we see Barry and Linda making out, and he vibrates. That brought the question to my mind. If Barry ever decides to have a kid, would it also have super speed ...
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53 views

French or Scandinavian movie about deaf teenage runaways

Foreign film, most likely french or Scandinavian Based on two deaf teenagers Romantic movie the boy is being bullied in school, he also happens to be on the water-polo team, the girls family doesn't ...
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Does Captain America possess superhuman strength in the MCU?

  In the episode The Bridge (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) superhuman Mike Peterson pushes a bulldozer across a football field. Afterwards Mike and his trainer exchange these words: ...
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Does Nymphomaniac have real sex scenes?

I have just watched Nymphomaniac 2013 film. I heard the actors and actresses have real sex scenes. Is that true?
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What were the words used by Frasier and Niles Crane as a synonym for conundrum?

In one of the episodes of Frasier (I cannot recall the exact episode number) the brothers are describing a difficult situation, using different words. I believe some of those were in different ...
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When did Owen get the tracking implant of the Indominus Rex in Jurassic World?

In Jurassic World, before releasing the raptors in for tracking the Indominus Rex, Owen lets them smell the flesh of Indominus Rex, which also had a tracking implant. However, in the movie, this ...
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1answer
236 views

A psychologist/therapist follows a client and gets framed by her

Recently I saw half of a movie and cannot remember the name. I thought Clive Owen played in it but cannot find it. I remember parts, specifically that he was a psychologist or therapist and had a ...
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Did Sean Gullette actually trepan himself in Pi (1998)?

In the final scene of Pi, we see the character depicted by Sean Gullette put a drill directly to a tumorous bulge on his head. There's a noticeable blood splatter and the character doesn't flinch. In ...
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1answer
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If “Steel Mountain” in Mr. Robot is underground, how does that offer the implied vulnerability?

The Steel Mountain data storage facility in the series Mr. Robot is described as being an old mine. We see it has roads and enormous galleries in "L2" which doesn't have radio reception. So as of this ...
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1answer
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Girl seeing dreams about what happened in the past and end up in mental asylum

So basically, this girl was seeing dreams about what happened in the past about some specific person, there was something about apples and her dad who was a murderer, and after the girl dreamed about ...
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The planned assassination of Don Corleone - The Godfather

In The Godfather, Sollozzo and the Tattaglia's attempt to assassinate Don Corleone. He is shot several times in the back but survives. An hour before the assassination Sollozzo picks up Tom Hagen. He ...
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0answers
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How did they film the motorcycle jump in Point Break (2015)?

The 2015 Point Break remake features a large number of spectacular stunts. Most of these stunts are claimed to be genuine and performed by highly skilled stuntmen. In one of the opening scenes a jump ...
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How does Clara's name get on Doc's tombstone in 1885?

I've been thinking about something. At the beginning of BTTF 3, when they find Doc's tombstone, it says something about Clara's love... BUT... Clara and Doc would not have met at the time the ...
3
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1answer
83 views

Were gladiators forced to fight in historical reenactments, as they did in “Gladiator”?

In the 2000 movie Gladiator, Maximus is forced to fight in a gladiator coliseum in a reenactment of the Battle of Zama. He is on the team of the Carthaginians, who are expected to lose as they did ...
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1answer
1k views

Where does Barry Allen live?

Has it been established where Barry Allen lives? Most of the time we see him off duty, he's either in his empty lab at CCPD or at Star Labs. Does he have an apartment, or did he move back to the West ...
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1answer
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What is meaning of dialogue at the end of Masaan about going to Sangam twice?

In the ending scene of the Bollywood film Masaan aka Fly Away Solo two characters, a boy and girl, take a ride to the river coast at another side of Ganga in a boat. The boy says that वैसे संगम ...
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In the end of Gattaca, Dr. Lamar calls Vincent by his true name. How did he know Vincent's name?

It doesn't show Vincent's name on the ID card after Lamar tested the urine sample of Vincent/Jermone:
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Roman Mysteries: differences between books and TV adaptation?

The Roman Mysteries book series by Caroline Lawrence, published between 2001 and 2009, is a sort of ancient-history version of Enid Blyton, featuring four children who act as detectives solving ...
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1answer
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Identify foreign film about a young boy and girl, and an ogre in a forest

On late night Australian television, I once watched a foreign film (possibly French, but I'm not sure). It is a live action colour film, and seemed to be based off a fairytale story. I started part ...
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How old is grandma in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2?

The Grandma, played by Bess Meisler in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is lovable comic relief for the movie. But when the neighbours in movie were wondering how old the Grandma is, it got me wondering ...
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Is the movie Bridge of Spies really based on real event?

Is the movie Bridge of Spies really based on real event? Can anybody give me some kind of reference of this event in any book or Wikipedia article? I would like to confirm it myself.

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