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250 views

How does Skynet get created in Terminator Genisys?

In the movie Terminator Genisys, they show that the series of events from the first terminator never happens. This is an alternate timeline. They also destroy subsequent chips from other terminators. ...
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1answer
212 views

Elderly African man faces resistance in attempts to get educated

I've been watching this movie at school but the I have no clue what it is and the teacher has now gone on holiday so it's impossible to ask her and no one else knows. I only have watched it from about ...
4
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2answers
226 views

How did the booby trap work in Full Metal Jacket?

When Crazy Earl lifts a bunny-shaped teddy toy in a ruin in Full Metal Jacket, a booby trap is activated and he dies. But how was that explosion able to kill him? He didn't lose any blood for example.
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169 views

What was the name of this TV series - Very similar to Twilight Zone

I recall a TV series that was closely related to the Twilight Zone with weekly shows. The voiceover warned you... "...don't try to adjust your screen...there's nothing wrong with it ...we ...
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1answer
423 views

Where do the T-1000 machines come from in Terminator Genisys

In the movie Terminator Genisys, when Kyle reaches 1984, there is a T-1000 that attacks him. T-1000 has been waiting for John's arrival, this only means that Judgement Day happens for sure, is it? How ...
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Who sends Pops back in time in Terminator Genisys?

In the movie Terminator Genisys, who sends Pops (Arnold) back in time to protect Sarah Connor? Was there any mention of this in the film?
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143 views

A movie that the main ghost 'stuffed' people alive

It is a movie that I watched once a few years ago with my dad and can't remember the name. The main antagonist turns out to be a man that was killing people by stuffing them alive I don't remember ...
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2answers
200 views

Why do the samurai make the suicide charge in The Last Samurai?

After repelling the charging regiment at the end of The Last Samurai, the remaining samurai decide to make a head on cavalry charge against Gatling Guns and Howitzers. Why do they make this charge? P....
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1answer
212 views

Some kind of monsters kinapped a woman, inseminated her and kept in some kind of dungeon

Years ago I watched a horror movie that I barely remember, but I enjoyed it a lot. I would want to kindly ask for help in identifying it. What I remember for 100% is that some kind of monsters ...
3
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1answer
158 views

Do Rotten Tomatoes scores often predict a movie's box office success (or lack thereof)?

I go watch movies in theater every 2 weeks, and when choosing what to see, I decide often based on Rotten Tomato critic score. This score is now shown by Siri after each time I ask which movies are ...
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1answer
864 views

What was the official purpose of the fuel pod hauled by Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road?

We learn that it would be the price for the War Rig's safe pasage through the biker territory, as negotiated previously by Furiosa. However, the deal coundn't obviously be a part of Immortan Joe's ...
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1answer
103 views

How do the writers of a show make so many incredible hidden references across episodes and seasons of a show like Arrested Development?

It seems like every time I rewatch Arrested Development, I catch some new reference to a future or past episode. There are so many gags (some quite complex) that are reused, reimagined, or gradually ...
2
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1answer
145 views

Battlestar galatica movies and series watch order

I want to watch Battlestar Galactica. I already watched this movie (three hours long): Then I noticed there is also a TV series with many seasons. 1. Are there other movies? If yes, how can I ...
2
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2answers
535 views

Please help identify British criminal (comedy?) from about 1960s

I watched this film about 20 years ago, so maybe some things were different. I'm sorry for my memory. The movie was almost sure British, however it might have been US, but with a British sense of ...
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2answers
225 views

How is a series like Breaking Bad secured in case of any issues with actors?

Breaking Bad is the first series that I watched which had continuity going over multiple seasons. How do producers and Directors plan series like these which go on for period of multiple years. I ...
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0answers
42 views

Serial killer chases teenage actors [duplicate]

I saw this movie 3 or 4 years ago on MTV Colombia. It was about a group of teenage actors who find out there's a serial killer around that's hunting them. The opening scene was a part of their film ...
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1answer
351 views

Scene in which end of dinner is signaled by strict father placing napkin on table

My parents both remember a movie scene with the following description: A family has finished eating dinner, and two young boys are silently waiting to be excused. Their strict father places his napkin ...
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1answer
73 views

Who is the Ice King, really?

In episode 24 of season 6 of Adventure Time, Ice King is seen waking up from a dream where a certain reptilian Gunther turns into another, seemingly much older Ice King. The whole dream looks like it'...
2
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3answers
3k views

Does The 100 have a relationship to/with Battlestar Galactica?

So I recently(ish) watched the first season of The 100 on Netflix and couldn't help but notice the similarities it had to Battlestar Galactica (specifically Ronald D. Moore's remake). This is both in ...
4
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1answer
92 views

Documentary: Man climbing big tree with rope to get honey

I remember watching a documentary about 10 years ago in a culture anthropology course where a man gets rope around a tree and then starts climbing it (huge, like as tall as Sequoia) and as he's ...
11
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1answer
486 views

How did Cypher jack into The Matrix without an operator?

In The Matrix films, when someone wants to connect into the Matrix, it requires three things: To find somewhere to link in the real work (they can't just connect from anywhere, they must find ...
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1answer
378 views

Who was cast for the role of Bill Gates? [closed]

Watching the new trailer of Steve Jobs (2015) , I was wondering who played Bill gates. As IMDb plot says, the movie Follows the life and legacy of Steve Jobs. I'm thinking there must be Bill ...
9
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1answer
426 views

How did Tom Cruise do that plane stunt in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation?

I wonder how the plane stunt from Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation is even possible, because planes travel at the speed of more than 750 miles per hour. He is just hanging with his hand in the holes....
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1answer
222 views

90s-00s movie. Haunted house, father possessed

I saw a film around 9-10 years ago on DVD, here is what I remember: It was about a little boy, similar looking to the boy from the sixth sense I think they moved into a new house - the mother, ...
3
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1answer
466 views

Girl high dives with horse and goes blind

There was an american movie that came out in early to mid 90's about a girl who would ride a horse while it jumped off a high dive into water. This was a show that people would pay to watch, maybe ...
4
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1answer
218 views

Help identifying police procedural drama tv show from early to mid 2000s

The lead actress was blonde. They were all cops, or FBI, or some sort of law enforcement division. I think another guy on the team played a minor role in one of the Matrix movies. I think it aired ...
9
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2answers
1k views

Did the same dog play Einstein in Back to the Future I and II?

The question is self explanatory: did the same dog play Einstein in the first two Back to the Future movies?
7
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1answer
227 views

Johnny Ola's cut finger in The Godfather 2 - accident or what?

I noticed something in The Godfather: Part II when, during Hyman Roth's birthday cake presentation, Johnny Ola seems to cut his finger when preparing to cut the cake. He grabs a napkin to wrap the ...
45
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1answer
7k views

Why were mouse holes often represented in cartoons and movies like this?

I was recollecting on some old Tom & Jerry cartoons and began to wonder why mouse holes were often represented like the picture below. Did it just have to do with the cartoonist trying to ...
4
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1answer
165 views

How did Patrick Moore come to be the GamesMaster?

GamesMaster was a British television show, screened on Channel 4 from 1992 to 1998, and was the first ever UK television show dedicated to computer and video games. The show featured astronomer and ...
5
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1answer
864 views

How old was Renly Baratheon?

So we know that Renly Baratheon from Game of Thrones was young. But I'm having a hard time figuring out just how young. He was young enough for Robert to question his manhood but was old enough to ...
1
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1answer
103 views

Which of these two people killed this spy family?

Warning: This entire question contains spoilers for season 2 of The Americans. Who killed Emmet, Leanne, and Amelia Connors? In one episode, I remember a scene where Claudia was talking to ...
6
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0answers
160 views

Was Gunda planned as a Trash movie?

There is a lot to read and talk about the 1998 Bollywood movie Gunda. General perception is that it's so bad it's good. The movie holds a rating of 8.2 on IMDB and holds a cult status. I want to ...
36
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2answers
4k views

Why does Dr Mann act so stupidly?

When Cooper and Tars figure what Dr Mann is up to in Interstellar, he tries to escape with a shuttle and manually docks the Endurance but he doesn't manage to get a secure lock. As a highly-trained ...
0
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1answer
247 views

Why does Tom not want to leave even if his son is dying?

Quick recap of Tom's life in Interstellar: everyone he loves dies. He loses his mother, his father, his first son and his grandfather. After his dad spends Tom's childhood making it clear he prefers ...
1
vote
1answer
215 views

Help me identify this Twilight Zone-ish scene I remember!

I remember a woman near a well. They are both on a hilltop and there's a house there. She keeps throwing stuff in the well and getting as a reward coins and jewels and a message in the form of "Our ...
6
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1answer
297 views

Batman vs the truck driver, please explain

Batman wasn't supposed to kill anyone but during the climactic scene of The Dark Knight Rises, he shoots the truck carrying the bomb with The Bat in an attempt to reroute the truck and the driver is ...
2
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1answer
143 views

Leslie Nielsen(?) and “molten steel”

Several years ago I was on a plane and they were playing a movie, and I don't remember very much of it now, but I remember a running gag that one of the characters--I think he was played by Leslie ...
4
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3answers
699 views

Who was Dignam working for?

At the end of The Departed, Dignam kills Sullivan after finding out that he was the rat all along and responsible for Billy Costigan's death. Did Dignam do this on his own accord? Or was he part of ...
3
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1answer
217 views

Billy Bibbit's age in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest?

Sure we all know Billy Bibbit from 1975's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was young, but what about something more specific? How old was Billy in this movie?
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1answer
323 views

Music from old Tom & Jerry episode [closed]

I've searched for the names of the pieces from this episode: for a couple of times in the past and accumulated quite a few hours trying to find out the names of ...
12
votes
1answer
587 views

How much do 3D ticket prices affect gross revenue?

With all the hoopla about Jurassic World's huge box office intake, I'm left wondering how much of this came from the fact that 3D movie tickets cost so much more. How much do 3D tickets actually ...
1
vote
1answer
133 views

What legal measures do real persons/families/groups have to impose “prior restraint” on aspects of a film?

Can persons or families of deceased persons use legal methods to impose "prior restraint" on aspects of a planned film about them they don't like, such as JFK, or Kurt Cobain? And what if the matters ...
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1answer
123 views

Does James Cameron work with/for NASA? [closed]

I've heard that he helped with some space-videos with NASA.
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3answers
283 views

Time taken assembling the meth cooking unit and again dismembering it in Breaking Bad

In season 5 of Breaking Bad, it is shown that Walter and Jesse collaborate with a pest control company. They would cover the house with plastic and while Walter and Jesse would cook within it. But ...
4
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1answer
314 views

Was the set of “The Shining” intentionally set on fire by Kubrick to eliminate prop re-usage?

It is said Kubrick had a habit of destroying outtakes and any unwanted scenes, even destroying the Monolith in order to prevent the re-hashing of props in later movies. Could this fire that happened ...
6
votes
1answer
323 views

How did Heisenberg know that Gustavo would himself come to kill Hector Salamanca?

In The Breaking Bad episode 'Face-Off', Walter White attaches a bomb to Hector's wheelchair with the bell acting as trigger. But how was he so sure that Gus himself would come to kill Hector? The ...
6
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1answer
3k views

Why was Heisenberg addressed as the King on many posters and images?

I watched Breaking Bad much later after its main telecast on AMC. But while it was fresh on TV, I used to see various posters or scenes being posted on various Internet portals and Social Networking ...
2
votes
2answers
207 views

Hank and Gomez getting footage of robbery at warehouse

BY the end of first season of Breaking Bad, we see that Walter and Jesse steal a barrel of methaphamine from a secured warehouse. At this point, Hank knows that there is some new player in town ...
6
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3answers
714 views

Walter White cutting crust off the bread

I am re-watching Breaking Bad for 2nd time and I observed that the first time in whole series when Walter makes sandwich is to feed Krazy-8 in basement. At this instance, he gives sandwich with breads ...

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