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Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of the film?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car which pulls up next to his?
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How did Robert's visit to Claire's house help the plot?

In The Best Offer, why does Robert (Sturgess) manoeuvre Oldman (Rush) to take him along when he has dinner with Claire? How does this help his scheme?
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587 views

Why does Lorelei shoot Jason Lennon in S05E16?

In the episode "There Will be Blood", Lorelei tracks down the people she believes to be behind her sister's abduction and murder, and exacts revenge. The second culprit (Jason) admits to being an ...
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a parent, who may be a poet dies, and children(?) go through a manuscript

In this movie [possibly international*], an old parent (probably a father) dies (or is dying) and somewhat estranged children (grown adults) come to deal with the situation. The parent had been a ...
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What is the name of the movie about conning a cop to get some drug money?

A fairly recent film. A cop has a relationship with a woman who is married. She and her husband play him by faking the burning of their house (supposedly leading to the husband's death) and her ...
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55 views

Why does TV shows always make a full drink sound like an almost empty one?

In real life, when a person drinks any drink from a straw, you would only hear a noise when his/her drink is about to finish. I mean this noise: ...
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49 views

Name of recent UK movie about human remains identification

A recent UK film now showing in France was mentioned on (French) radio recently. The subject is apparently about the care taken (in the UK or some part thereof) by a person or persons to identify ...
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83 views

A husband, his wife and two children go to a castle (it's not a horror movie)

I don't exactly remember the story, it's somewhat like this-a pair with their children go to a castle and the woman gets trapped inside it. later it is revealed that she is an old princess and now the ...
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51 views

Horror movie about some ghost trying to abduct kids

So a couple of years back I remember watching a movie about a ghost or something (man without face) abducting kids, there were 2 places this happened at, during the same time-frame (i think). One part ...
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What is this christmas romance comedy movie?

In the beginning of the movie, a waitress is dumped by her boyfriend, whom she was supposed to take to Alaska (I think) to meet her parents. Since she doesn't want to look bad in front of her parents, ...
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In American Sniper (2014), why didn't the team kill al Zarqawi?

In American Sniper (2014), why didn't they kill al Zarqawi? The team killed Butcher but not al Zarqawi - they even declare themselves mission accomplished, but in this scene, officials announce the ...
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Villains aren't born they're made

I've just been writing an essay on the fact that some villains in books might not actually be true villains and vice versa. While researching I've come across this phrase several times "Villains ...
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What happened to the second Barry in Rogue Time?

At the end of Out Of Time, Barry has to run so fast that he accidentally jumps back in time by approximately one day, and becomes the doppleganger he had seen running alongside himself the day ...
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B&W 1950s scifi movie, energy force in a vault escapes

An energy force type of monster is imprisoned in a concrete or metal vault. We never actually see what it is, it’s just a very bright light. It’s kept alive (or restrained) by electricity. Something ...
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84 views

Movie watched on Hallmark Channel about female friends' reunion

What: TV movie. Watched it on Hallmark Channel. Year: From the late 70's or 80's. Plot: It's about a group of female friends who reunite after 20 years in their hometown. I remember one of them ...
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164 views

Anime about Humans Fighting Aliens on Other Planet

I'm looking for an old anime, probably from the 1980s or early 1990s, where humans are fighting against aliens on another planet, possibly on mars (definitely a desert planet). The humans were ...
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125 views

Children's movie where two girls chase a ball into the woods and they meet father time. Half live-action, half animation

Okay so, when I was a kid I watched this movie. It had to be in the late 1980s to early 1990s where two little girls are playing with a ball and the ball ends up in the woods. So the girls chase it ...
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114 views

Time loop paradox in The Flash

In season 1, episode 15 (Out of Time), we see a time loop in the end. Assuming the timeline when the episode started to be x, in the end, we get to timeline x+1. So, does Barry retain his ...
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139 views

Why do some movies have photoshopped pictures of the 'family'

I've seen it on quite a few movies where they show pictures of the family in some past gathering or with friends but usually they are photoshopped in some background or their faces are shopped onto ...
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512 views

Why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes?

In the movie "The Equalizer", why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes, what's the benefit of that? Like when Nikolai showed up at his front door.
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99 views

Who was Nina Myers working for?

In season 3, Nina Myers is working to acquire the same virus which Jack is trying to acquire. She's working to acquire it for someone else. Is it ever revealed who she was working for?
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127 views

Student survives in concentration camp by playing piano

WWII, a student arrested by the germans and jailed in a concentraion camp. He manages to live by playing the piano for the staff (nothing to do with Polanski's film The Pianist). The movie was made in ...
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348 views

What were the numbers shouted by the dwarf woman?

A dwarf woman character appeared a few times in The Best Offer, reciting some numbers. During her final appearance, the numbers and their meaning were obvious. During a previous scene, she probably ...
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48 views

On whose behalf was the auctioneer bidding?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
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185 views

Where did they get all of the gum from?

When the Wyld Stallyons in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure have a breakdown in their time-machine, they just have all of their historical buds chew some gum and patch the antennae back together in ...
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53 views

Movie about a man who doesn't know to fight and gets trained by someone then he ends up in prison

I didn't watch the whole movie only parts of it. He are some of the instances I remembered, The hero guy doesn't knows to fight so he hires someone who teaches him fighting, later on that guy fucks ...
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Why was Mal's projection in limbo?

In Inception, how did Cobb know Mal would be in limbo? She was a projection, not a real person. When Arthur explains the rules for limbo, or anywhere else in the movie, there is nothing to indicate ...
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85 views

Looking for name of 1990's soft porn movie

It's a fantasy movie I think starring Gabriella Hall (not sure) where some women get, through their imaginations, to experience their ultimate sexual fantasy. I know one scene is mainly set in a white ...
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91 views

Sword and Sorcery Movie Featuring Women

Saw this movie on premium cable in the mid-to-late-80s. I thought it was either Barbarian Queen or Warrior Queen, but from what I've seen on YouTube, those don't seem to be it. In this movie, women ...
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How did Klorel and Apophis escape their ships alive?

In season 2, episode 1 of Stargate, The Serpent's Lair, SG1 blow up two Goa'uld ships belonging to Klorel and Apophis by using C4 on Klorel's ship, steering it closer to the ship of Apophis and ...
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What are the differences between a DHD and Earth's dialing computer?

At many points in Stargate SG-1, the fact Earth has MacGuyver'd their own dialing computer becomes a plot point. Be it the initial confusion over the Stargate going to multiple planets because they ...
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64 views

movie about a farmers wife who falls for a travelling man

Married couple living in country/ small town. She meets a travelling man who got off the train in her town and he flirts with her. At first she plays hard to get. But after she becomes intimate with ...
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Portrayal of police in Korean cinema

Why is the police shown as bunch of jokers in the Korean cinema? In almost all Korean movies which I have seen, the cops are portrayed as stupid fools, apart from the protagonist in cases where he is ...
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107 views

Scary (short?) movie or Twilight Zone episode with a creature under the bed

A little girl goes to stay with her businessman dad. She is taken into the room she'll be staying in. He leaves her in there and she finds a little door across from her bed. She finds some boxes in ...
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103 views

Which actress did a comedy sketch where she auditions singing 'Let's Call The Whole Thing Off'?

She is presented with sheet music for the song that she doesn't know so when she sings ["You say tomato and I say tomato"...], she doesn't make any distinction in how she pronounces tomato or potato ...
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Wasn't Sue becoming invisible the only option after all?

During the Fantastic Four's first public "outing" on the bridge, the others try to get to Ben, who's kept in place by police officers. Unfortunately they obviously can't get past some other officers ...
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83 views

Female character hears a song that would trigger an alternate personality

I had just watched this show within the last year it had something to do with this lady who was nice and normal then these guys show up and started singing a song that triggers her into an alternate ...
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61 views

Was it Barry's reflection or himself after the time jump?

It's regarding the last episode of 'The Flash' TV series. When Barry aka 'The Flash' was running to the morgue he saw his reflection which he mentioned to Dr wells aka Eobard Thawne that he felt like ...
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219 views

How do you explain the car crash scene in Fight Club?

It bothers me, all of it. Why isn't Edward Norton's character driving during the crash crash scene in Fight Club? How is he then pulled out by Tyler? How does that work?
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stand up comedy show in early 80s

In the early 80s, I remember watching a stand-up comedy special with several now-famous comedians and it was hilarious. It had Seinfeld, and Reiser as they were just starting out. I can't remember if ...
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118 views

Question about Ann's refusal to believe Chris in What Dreams May Come

How is Ann's refusal to believe in Chris's afterlife existence affecting her and her family? How is she affecting the belief of her children?
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81 views

Line in script does not match spoken line in The Big Lebowski

Reading the script for "The Big Lebowski" at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tfTyDwTFd-3RgYrYDzT2bhpFA-gHUrFEaHy1R8mLF94/edit it reads: DUDE You see a wedding ring? Does this ...
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Men In Black 1, MIB 2, MIB3

Are these movies an example of--or a type of playbook for--spiritual growth? The first movie forces J (Will Smith) to shed the reality of People; to let go of the world he knew. The second movie ...
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Grabbing someone's wrist before they strike…?

I'm not usually one for Trope Identification, but after watching the The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies I'm dying to know if this is identified... Is there a name for the shot/sequence wherein the ...
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138 views

A question about a line from Hook

When Peter (Robin Williams) is being driven home in a cab, he makes fun of the driver's name 'Neville', asking: Is that English? What does it mean?
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125 views

Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
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79 views

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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257 views

In the movie “Sleepers”, what exactly does King Benny do?

Bruno Kirby makes a point of telling the story of how King Benny waited 8 years to seek revenge on an assailant in his younger years. By the time Shakes goes to work for King Benny, he's an old man. ...
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Laura's coconut secret

I'm watching through the weird Twin Peaks series. If you remember, Laura Palmer, in one of her tapes to Dr. Jacoby, talks about her secret coconut (or secret in the coconut, maybe). What did she mean ...
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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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