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Why did Nicky do what he did to Jess in New Orleans?

So in Focus, Nicky leaves Jess in the car right after the big betting scene in New Orleans. I don't see why he did that. He wasn't being chased by cops or anyone. He wasn't in danger that he did it ...
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565 views

What exactly happened to the guys in Scenic Route movie?

Sorry, I didn't get what really happened to the guys in Scenic Route. Did they die, dream or really escape from the desert?
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Why did Emily spare the life of the white haired man in the season 1 finale?

I just watched this episode. I can understand why she was unable to kill him due to her conscience, but surely sparing him is an instant death sentence. I couldn't see a plausible reason why he ...
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Girl or android(??)is turned on by violence

Movie with a scene where a girl(android??)seems to get off on being hurt. In one scene she loses a boxing match, and her boyfriend is tied up in the ring and has to listen to her enjoying being taken ...
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Was the first season of Leverage shown out of order?

On Leverage, the first appearance of FBI agents Taggert and McSweeten in Season 1, Episode 5, The Bank Shot Job, where they briefly show up right at the end after everything's all over. Two episodes ...
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84 views

Movie with disturbing initiation ritual (sometime 2004-2008)

It's an espionage thriller set in a college and focusing on two students. A most memorable scene is during initiation when, while struggling through one of the tasks, the protagonist sees his friend ...
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1answer
426 views

Why does Holder use the term 'habibi'?

In the American version of The Killing, detective Stephen Holder is seen using the term habibi several times when talking to his sister and his nephew, Habibi is an Arabic term of endearment widely ...
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1answer
75 views

Movie begins (almost) with boy and girl faking car accidents to rob helpers

Released around 2002, about two juvenile delinquents, boy and girl. At the beginning of the movie, they fake car accidents and ask drivers for help, then they steal their car (or something like that). ...
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128 views

Is money transfer in Casino Royale a plot hole?

I am not sure if I am missing something but I feel like there is a plot hole in Casino Royale in regard to the money transfer. After Mathis is tasered and taken away, Mendel (the banker guy) shows ...
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Why did Jodie Foster decide not to reprise the role of Clarice in Hannibal?

After winning an Oscar for her performance as Clarice Starling in Silence of the Lambs, Jodie Foster decided not to reprise the role in the sequel. When asked about it in an interview with Total Film, ...
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Why did The Dude go to the doctor?

In The Big Lebowski, Maude sends The Dude (or his Dudeness) to the doctor to check his jaw. The doctor asks him to take his pants off, and then he comes out of the exam with a grin on his face ...
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67 views

Identify 80's movie about monster from space

I am looking for a horror movie from the 80's in which a monster comes from space in a man-made space probe/ship that mysteriously comes back to earth. I think the monster looked like a centaur and ...
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1answer
110 views

70s movie where fatally ill wife is frozen to be thawed when her illness is cured

There was a movie (released around 70s or early 80s I think) where someone's wife was fatally ill. She was frozen to be kept alive, until a cure is available. Much later, a cure was found, and she ...
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1answer
2k views

Explanation of Bollywood movie No Smoking (2007)

No Smoking is by-far the most confusing movie I have ever watched. I didn't understand the plot at all. Here are some of my queries. How did Baba Bengali know where K's flight would land even when ...
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3answers
225 views

Why don't Jimmy and Henry get punished for their involvement with murdering Billy Batts?

In Goodfellas the MOB killed Tommy due to his act of murdering a "made man" - Billy Batts. But if they figured out that Tommy did the killing, wouldn't they also have known that Jimmy and Henry were ...
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1answer
185 views

Where is the 2nd season of True detective set?

As we know, the 1st season of True Detective was set in the state of Louisiana and the teaser for season 2 shows some explicit shots of a particular place (the intermingled highways). I want to know ...
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10answers
30k views

What does the ending scene in the movie Basic Instinct actually mean?

What does the ending scene in the movie Basic Instinct actually mean? After the killer has been caught by the police, we see in the last scene a very suspenseful, cliffhanger sex scene. Can somebody ...
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0answers
62 views

Help Identifying 80s TV Movie About The Year 2000

I'm trying to id a movie I saw as a kid in the mid-80s. I'm pretty sure it is a made-for-TV movie. It was an ensemble piece about the coming of the year 2000, showing what various people were doing ...
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Is Chandhramukhi / Manichitrathazhu / Bhool Bhulaiyaa a partial copy of Vertigo?

I watched Vertigo recently and I noticed that there were some really striking similarities between Vertigo and Chandramukhi/ Manichitrathazhu /Bhool Bhulaiyaa. Is it true that the makers really ...
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1answer
76 views

Identify: Alfred Hitchcock (?) where a cat keeps showing up

I was about three years old when I saw this. It is probably one of my earliest memories. I am pretty sure it was an Alfred Hitchcock episode but, it is possible it was an Outer Limits, or something ...
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1answer
39 views

Why is the governor perplexed after hearing the doctor's question about releasing prisoners?

In the award-winning short movie The Voorman Problem the governor informs doctor Williams that he doesn't know Voorman's crime, because of the computer system malfuction. This leads to the following ...
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2answers
374 views

Was the Greatjon at the Red Wedding?

So we know that most of Robb's banners were at the Red Wedding but we also know that most of House Umber weren't, Greatjon Umber stops being mentioned in the episodes leading up to the event so I ...
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3answers
291 views

What dystopian movie features someone running at a screen and breaking it at the end?

Both my memory and my Google-fu fail me: What movie has a scene of the hero/heroine running towards a giant screen at the end, breaking it? I am SURE it was one of the dystopian sci-fis but I cannot ...
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1answer
268 views

Help identifying a film featuring a rich bad boy?

A couple years back I happened to catch the beginning of a film that really interested me but was unable to finish or find out the name. It looked fairly new probably no older than 2000. It featured a ...
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9answers
22k views

What is the Butterfly-Effect in Mr. Nobody?

In Mr. Nobody, the concept of time-travel is blended with the butterfly effect. In the movie, when the old man tells his story as a child, he says that he chose his mommy and daddy because they would ...
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1answer
344 views

The Witch's Prophecy in S05E01

Last night I watched the first episode of Game of Thrones season 5 (awesome). In the very beginning we see a young Cersei ask a witch about her future. The Witch says that she will have three ...
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3answers
1k views

How do the differences between the replicants and Deckard evolve in Blade Runner?

In Blade Runner, replicant detection occurs via the subject's ability/inability to show advanced emotion. But early in the movie Deckard starts off as emotionless as the replicants. How do the ...
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6answers
17k views

Empire Strikes Back - Scene in Dagobah with Darth Vader

I have never understood why Vader appears in Dagobah in The Empire Strikes Back, I understand that the cave Yoda takes Luke to is strong with the dark side of the force but don't understand why the ...
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5answers
8k views

Why wasn't the poltergeist Peeves in the Harry Potter movies?

In the Harry Potter book series, Peeves is a poltergeist that roams the hallways causing trouble. He never really adds anything essential to the plot line, but his scenes are amusing. Obviously they ...
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1answer
195 views

How come the chained dragons don't choke when they grow?

I have a question regarding episode 1 of season 5 of Game of Thrones. In the final episode of season 4, Daenarys chains the dragons in the cave, and they are depicted as being medium sized, with the ...
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8answers
2k views

What was going on with Tom Hagen?

In The Godfather, Part II there's some conflict between Michael and Tom: TOM: That plane goes to Miami. MICHAEL: That's where I want it met. TOM: Mike that's impossible -- they'll turn ...
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2answers
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Is this mask really possible?

Sometimes we see a mask is used by an actor of a film by which he drastically changes his face. I was under the impression that only after plastic surgery one can change his face. I stumbled upon this ...
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1answer
26 views

What does Werner Zytle mean with his final words in S03E01?

In the Arrow episode "The Calm" (S03E01), the Vertigo legacy of the Count is continued by a new villain, Werner Zytle, who refined it into some "scarecrowesque" fear hallucinogen. When he is captured ...
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2answers
1k views

Outcome of relationship at the end of 'Blue Valentine'

At the end of the movie 'Blue Valentine', as 'Dean' walked away from the home and sending their daughter back to 'Cindy' mean that they separate (divorce or something)? Or does it mean anything else ...
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1answer
719 views

What changes were made to the Star Wars Blu-ray and what effect did they have on the plot?

The recently released Blu-ray edition of Star Wars has a few changes made personally by George Lucas. The most striking is Darth Vader's "No!" in episode VI. Why were these changes made, and do such ...
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1answer
196 views

Why did they change the location of Akira in the remake?

As described on IMDB site, the Akira remake: Set in New-Manhattan a city rebuilt with Japanese money, the story focuses on two biker friends. Further plot is not known at this time. My issue is ...
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6answers
20k views

Where did the speaking-disease come from?

In the movie Pontypool, the people have a disease that is transferred by hearing the mumbling of an infected person and thinking about it. Where did the disease come from? In the plot the possibility ...
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5answers
7k views

Why would an Unsullied go to a brothel?

In Game of Thrones S05E01 "The Wars to Come", one of the Unsullied is shown to be visiting a brothel. Missandei has also mentioned that she has heard that "more than one Unsullied has been known to ...
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5answers
2k views

Why did it take a rocket to lift off the Earth but just shuttles to lift off the other planets?

I remember gravity in both the planets in Interstellar being comparable to that of Earth's. 80% of Earth gravity in case of Mann's planet and 130% in case of Miller's planet. So, why did it take a ...
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1answer
165 views

What is this White Horse a reference to

In episode 9 of unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt at the end the step father who seems to to be coming down after doing Heroin sees a White Horse in the restaurant, what is this a reference too? There is a ...
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1answer
7k views

Why is the ending to the film adaptation of “Hannibal” completely different from the novel?

At the end of the movie, Hannibal escapes and leaves Clarice behind. However, the book ends with Hannibal drugging Clarice and the two of them running off together. Why was the ending changed for the ...
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1answer
45 views

Where to find info about the spy movie “The Night Listener”?

It had something to do with an agent "Z" or with that letter in his "name." It was set in Russia and, of course, had to do with the KGB. At the end someone wrote a book and dedicated it (secretly) ...
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2answers
989 views

Siblings move in with creepy uncle

I remember watching this movie when I was a boy and all I remember of it is that these two children brothers and sister have to move in with their creepy uncle in a mansion, and someone died after ...
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1answer
110 views

Episode of Naruto with miniaturized characters

I stopped watching Naruto after the first 90 episodes, that was in 2005. I came across a channel on my cable tv that showed a strange episode of Naruto.. All characters are miniaturized (cute short ...
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0answers
95 views

Need help to identify movie [closed]

Movie made between 1990-2013 that takes place during the 18th, 19th or early 20th century where a woman has at least two admirers. While she is walking with one potential suitor she hurts her ankle ...
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1answer
210 views

Sonny and Carlo's relationship in The Godfather?

In The Godfather I, Carlo is seen as an abuser of his wife Connie, and my general feeling (and maybe yours too) is that he's somewhat of an outsider who wants desperately to get involved in the ...
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1answer
88 views

Need help remembering 80s or 90s movie action movie

I have recentenly been thinking about a movie I watched quite a few years ago. I don't remember anything about the plot, I believe it involed a mix of soldiers and civilians, but I can remember 2 ...
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2answers
2k views

What does Marco's answer to the Khan about women and wine mean?

In the pilot of Marco Polo, Marco is asked in front of the Khan's court which land he thinks has the most beautiful women. He answers: In Italy we have a saying: „The true sweetness of wine is ...
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2answers
765 views

Did Harvey Dent know that it was Bruce Wayne who locked him up

In The Dark Knight's fundraiser scene where Bruce Wayne invites many people for Harvey's fundraiser, Joker attacks the place with his goons, looking for Harvey. When Bruce sees this, he catches Harvey ...
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1answer
258 views

Why did Varys support the plot to assassinate Daenerys Targaryen?

This question may contain spoilers for season one and season five. In the season one episode, "The Wolf and the Lion", the small council discusses the imminent threat of Viserys and Daenerys ...

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