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Why doesn't John use a silencer?

John Reese is a highly trained ex-CIA operative working with Harold, who is a billionaire. He can buy all kinds of weapons, as we can see in the movie. However, John never uses a silencer for any of ...
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Boats in Philadelphia Story

Why do Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant spend so much time talking about boats in The Philadelphia Story? I understand that the True Love, their yacht, is a metaphor for their relationship. What ...
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Was Nick sent to jail for shooting his friend?

In the CSI: NY episode "Battle Scars", Nick confesses he shot his friend (Jesse), but it was an accident and it was Jesse who planned all of this. In the end they believe he was telling the truth but ...
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Why name Bob after Robert Mapplethorpe in Bottle Rocket?

In Bottle Rocket, Robert Musgrave's character is named Bob Mapplethorpe after the infamous photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe. Why did Wes Anderson or Owen Wilson choose this particular name? Were ...
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What is the meaning of the veiled woman with the hawk?

In the opening scene of Secret Things (2002), and again three times throughout the movie, including the climax scene at the end, a veiled woman is seen, holding a hawk. Sometimes the hawk is seen ...
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Why the subterfuge by Salino?

In The Sting, Loretta Salino, Lonnegan's assassin, masquerades as a waitress in a diner in order to get close to Hooker. Why the need for all the subterfuge? Considering how easily she herself was ...
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Significance of the Magnificent Seven reference in The Nest

At the beginning of The Nest (org.: Nid de guêpes), when Santino's crew drives in their car to prepare the robbery, Santino and Nasser start whistling the title melody of The Magnificent Seven and the ...
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What was the actual narrative structure in Moebius by Kim Ki Duk?

I've recently seen the last Kim Ki Duk movie Moebius and I feel I didn't quite get the narrative structure. I thought the whole film was pretty linear but the last scene, where you find out made ...
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Where does the girlfriend work?

In Man of Tai Chi, where exactly does Tiger's girlfriend work? I'm guessing that it's some kind of a government office possibly dealing with "historical preservation". But do we know what department ...
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End of Ame Agaru

I just watched Ame Agaru (aka After the Rain) and I don't really understand the end of the film. The Lord of the fief was supposed to catch Misawa, to accept him as Master-of-Arms. But he didn't! The ...
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Who stands at the top of the mountain in The End (Fin)?

In The End (Fin), the main characters see a person standing at the top of a mountain. They shout and wave at them, but the person doesn't react and leaves a few seconds later. We know it's not Angel, ...
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In the movie “$9.99”, are the sofa chairs in Tanita's apartment her ex-lovers?

Is it just an illusion that Lenny has when the sofa chairs in Tanita's apartment start talking to him about bone removal? Or were they really Tanita's ex-lovers? The reason I am asking is after Lenny ...
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An episode of Roo wailing from the new adventures of Winnie the Pooh?

This is an episode where the kangaroo named Roo is wailing and crying and the screen was backing out where you could still hear wailing but the screen was backing out of a house made of trees or a ...
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Did Selma Ježková pay money for stay?

In Dancer in the Dark (2000), Selma Ježková was sentenced to death, but her colleagues apply for stay, so did Selma Ježková pay money for stay?
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Why did Erik leave his Helmet at the end of DOFP?

As the title states, why did Erik, the mutant terrorist known as Magneto, just leave his telepathy-blocking helmet at the end of Days of Future Past? A helmet he has personal attachment to, and had ...
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Animated TV show with five girls that have superpowers

I am searching for a old cartoon program,but it's not available anywhere. The name starts with something like "Super"(but I am not sure). There will be a total of 5 girls would be there in this ...
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Glass box in American Crime Story

I made this screen cap while watching "American Crime Story"... Behind the District Attorney, there appears to be an official sitting in a glass box, but the defendant appears elsewhere (on the far ...
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Man with injured leg leaves ill dog because he can't pay the vet bills

Okay so I don't remember everything so I'm just gonna tell you what I can remember: A man who had an injured leg and it was fireworks night and he had a flash back of some sort to when he was in the ...
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In which episode did Astor play guitar?

In Dexter Season 4 episode 7. Dexter "pushes" Astor into guitar. But in which episode does she actually play it? Cant seem to find it.
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Glengarry Glen Ross - Willamson left the office before Roma got the Lingk contract

In Glengarry Glen Ross (1992 Film adaptation) Levine follows Williamson out to his car as he's leaving the office. Levine begs for new leads and Williamson refuses him. Next scene is Moss and Aaronow ...
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Why do chipped people obey A.L.I.E?

There is something I do not understand in the series The 100. There is all this stuff about the City of Light, and the chipped people who obey ALIE. However, I do not understand why they obey her. I ...
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How do they keep docking in Star Trek: Enterprise?

I am re-watching Enterprise. Among all the weird history/lore stuff, one thing continues to bother me to no end. How in the hell, does the Enterprise constantly dock with darn near every ship out ...
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63 views

80s TV programme with blue/green aliens in a farm house

Can anyone identify this TV show for me. It was either late 70's or very early 80s. It would have either been on BBC or ITV. It had a family in it and there was an alien upstairs in this house, ...
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African american man gets stuck inside a painting for several years

An African American man gets stuck inside a painting for several years. He manages to escape somehow and is trying to find his way home to his family. I remember that he was married, but once he had ...
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In Thirst, why do Sang-hyeon and Tae-ju need the camera to watch the street outside their window?

While watching Thirst (2009), at approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes into the movie, we see that Sang-hyeon and Tae-ju have set a camera at their window to watch the street outside their apartment, ...
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Husband hire hitman for his wife but wife fall in love with the hitman and kills her husband

I have watched this movie during 1998, where a business-man suspects her wife and hires a hitman. The hitman and the wife grew a love-relation, where afterwards in a hoaxed situation the wife killed ...
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Kids TV show that resembled Veggietales

There was a kids TV show I really loved as a kid. There were 2 main characters: one short, kinda fat boy with a blue shirt and a tall guy with a green/yellow shirt and I guess a cap. The characters ...
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Trying to find a name of tv series from 70' or 80' about a women who goes to jail, her boyfriend framed her

I remember this TV series I watched when I was in highschool, it was not original running so it's either from the 70s or 80s. It was about a young woman who gets framed by her rich boyfriend, goes to ...
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How did Sia learn to fight in the movie Baghi?

I was watching the Hindi movie "Baghi" and one thing that I was not able to understand was how or when Sia (Shradhha Kapoor) learnt to fight in the movie as during some scenes in the movie she was ...
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Is result shown from the explosion realistic?

In The Hurt Locker, During a raid on a warehouse, James discovers the body of a young boy, in which a live bomb has been surgically implanted. During evacuation, Lieutenant Colonel John Cambridge ...
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How could you explain that Hank Schrader did know about altercation between Mike Ehrmantraut and Tuco?

In Breaking Bad season 2 episode 2, Hank lists criminal records of Tuco but does not tell about the altercation between Mike and Tuco on the season 2 of Better Call Saul. How can this be possible?
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Does Arnold intentionally strengthen his accent in older movies?

There are plenty of soundboard apps with Arnold's famous movie quotes that make him sound really Austrian and sort of funny. Considering how much time he had spent in United States before his filming ...
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Movie with old lady dying, couple buying her haunted house

I remember seeing this movie maybe 2 or 3 times, it dates back to sometime in the 90's, maybe even late 80's. It's a suspense/scary movie & I don't believe it's very popular or well known, ...
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Chaotic Animation: Legion summoned by Prince Mudeenu

I believe this is not an off-topic question, even that it fits both sections of "What topics can I ask about here?". It's not a really useful information for the general audience, but it might require ...
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Why did Vera beg for her life?

I have just watched the TV series And Then There Were None from BBC. Along with the Russian adaptation, Desyat Negrityat (1987), I think it is the most satisfying adaptation of A. Christie's classic ...
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How does Reiner's girlfriend Malkina profit from the hijacking in The Counselor?

I am really confused about this, that how does she profit from the hijack? I am confused because maybe I don't understand when she hijacks the delivery. There are two hijacks of trucks. First time ...
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Do movie stars need regular teeth whitening?

I don't think everyone's teeth is naturally white. I know mine aren't, no matter how many times I brush, my teeth don't appear white in the mirror. They do appear shiny, like pearls, but never white. ...
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A Suburban woman is interested in a tribe that begins to kill her family for sacrifice?

A suburban woman who is interested in a tribe and/or tribal rituals, begins to create and practice with tribe. Then she regrets it as the tribe turns against her and begins to hunt down and kill her ...
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Family / Kid's Movie with magic & princess

I only remember the beginning of this movie that I watched when I was a kid. This movie is maybe from the 80's or early 90's. The beginning of the movie shows a boy in a country fair or carnival and ...
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Is there any hidden significance to the song at the end o S06E09?

Just before the credits at the end of Castle S06E09 there is this scene: The look on Becketts face made me think it could have an underlying meaning other than 3XKs ...
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Where was Rhonda's/AF709's off switch?

In the TV series My Living Doll, Julie Newmar played robot AF709 (supposedly the origin of the name 'Seven of Nine'). I know that she had an OFF switch, but where was it?
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Why does the old woman in the film The Survivalist die?

In The Survivalist, why does the old woman in the film poison herself and die?
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Why was Anubis always shown in 'animal form'?

All of the Gods of Egypt have a normal human appearance (beside that they are slightly taller). They can change forms to the animal-form which fits them most. But Anubis is only shown in animal form ...
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What is the meaning of children playing with sun rays in Le Meraviglie?

A couple times in the movie, two sisters play with sun rays. Is there any symbol or allegory in these scenes? This question comes from the "special" games in the scenes. In one, the older sister asks ...
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Help me understand the timeline of the Cohen Family, specifically, when did they marry and have Seth?

I am watching The O.C. again and I can't piece the timeline of Sandy and Kirsten's marriage. Clues: 1. They have their 20th wedding anniversary in Season 2 meaning Seth is 16-17 years old, so they've ...
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How was Deke Simmons married to Mimi Corcoran

In episode 7 of the show 11.22.63 Jake is recovering from amnesia and has the following interaction with Deke Simmons Jake: Thanks, Frank. Deke: It's Deke, son. Deke Simmons. Jake: I know. ...
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How is it that all the years have passed and the children of the corn still look the same age?

I understand they are in a religious cult but after twelve years those children would have grown up so how is nothing happening to them when their age limit on one movie is no one over the age of 18 ...
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What happens with Zach's disabled father? Where did he stay in the end?

In the film Shelter (2007), Zach's father is shown with some kind of disability but he was never shown again in the film. Even Wikipedia mentions his disabled father. But in the whole rest of the film ...
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What is Darkness doing while Sam and Dean working around?

So. While Sam and Dean hunt, Lucifer is looking for hand of God I suppose Darkness is doing something smart? What Darkness can do at the same time?
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Movie with a canyon scene shot in Tozeur, Tunisia in 1998

I was at this place in Tozeur (Tunisia) in Summer 1998. I happened the see a movie scene being shot in rocks just outside of the town, at a place called Le Belvedère: Actual view (source) Aerial ...

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