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2answers
556 views

What is the symbolism of the blue meth?

I know it's a plot device, making it Walt's trademark but why blue and not pink(man) or yellow. One user added, in relation to Marie's love of purple, that purple means widow and mourning in Thailand ...
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1answer
600 views

Why doesn't Walt tell Walt Jr the truth about Hank? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad, Walt wouldn't want his son to know he was a killer at all but especially not to think he killed his uncle. Why didn't Walt say in Ozymandias (S5/14) the Nazi gang killed Hank ...
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1answer
93 views

Why is the ending of Big Hero 6 such as it is?

Why doesn't Baymax get on the ship and fire his fist away from the exit, so that everyone, him included, is sent towards that exit and saved? Why does he chose to fire his fist into the ship, thus ...
4
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1answer
684 views

Anime about humans fighting aliens on another 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 ...
5
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3answers
1k views

How does Batman complete the Joker?

Here's an extract from the epic Christopher Nolan movie "The Dark Knight". Batman: Then why do you want to kill me? The Joker: I don't.. I don't want to kill you...! What would I do without ...
3
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1answer
143 views

The Jackie Chan movie in which Jackie first fights then cooperates with a street gang

Please identify this Jackie Chan movie from these scenes: A street gang chases Jackie with baseball bats in a parking lot. There is a slutty girl with a lost soul. She has a little brother. She ...
9
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1answer
420 views

Whose signature is shown in the Spectre teaser?

I was watching the teaser trailer for Spectre, and approximately 28 seconds in, we see this signature: The surname of the signatory looks like “Bond”, but it’s certainly not James, nor does it ...
7
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1answer
182 views

Are weapon manufacturers investing in product placement?

Basically in every movie or tv series we can find product placement. Companies like Apple, Microsoft, Samsung and many others are promoting their products through product placement. Is it documented ...
1
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2answers
751 views

A question about the quote in Wedding Crashers

I'm always confused about the quote "Ouch, ouch, you're on my hair." in the movie Wedding Crashers. What does it really mean? When this quote is being translated into the Chinese version, it means ...
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1answer
177 views

A question about a line in Hachi: A Dog's Tale

In Hachi: A Dog's Tale , there is a scene about Hachi is waiting for his master for the first time outside the train station. And when Parker noticed that Hachi is there , he is excited and plays with ...
4
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4answers
14k views

Dragon Blade - true story?

Is the movie Dragon Blade based on real events? Were the Romans ever in China?
4
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1answer
356 views

What if the coordinates of NASA were not sent?

I haven't seen this answered yet so here goes...In Interstellar, what if Cooper never sent the coordinates to himself? When he's in the tesseract, he surely remembers receiving the coordinates of ...
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1answer
146 views

Identifying a Movie called “Espionage”

I'm trying to identify a movie that I saw on TV sometime in the 90's or early 2000's. We had digital cable in the house so it could be either on one of the broadcast networks or on a premium channel ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Why is Phantasm II available on Bluray while the other movies in this series are not?

As far as I can tell, Phantasm 1, 3, and 4 are only available on DVD. Is there a reason why this is so? I can't tell if the rights are owned by a different company, but I don't believe this to be the ...
4
votes
2answers
294 views

Why does Alfred suddenly start to encourage Bruce's darker side in episode S01E08?

During the Gotham episode "The Mask" (S01E08) Bruce returns to school and gets into some trouble with a bunch of bullies. When one of them, Tommy, mentions his mother, Bruce reacts expectedly ...
2
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1answer
243 views

How does Cole get from the First World War to 1996?

In Twelve Monkeys, Cole is repeatedly sent back in time, and after some period disappears and returns to the future. Most times we see him back in the "interrogation room" strapped into that chair. ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

British acting stock company

Country: UK Year: probably 1980s Plot: Set in a regional stock company. There's an affair between a stage-struck young woman and a director or a leading man. Actors: I thought I remembered Alan ...
5
votes
1answer
243 views

Wouldn’t Underwood’s plan for Sharp in season 3 of House of Cards be obvious?

In episode 11 of season 3 of House of Cards, would it not have been obvious that Sharp was “in concert” with Underwood if she had announced her support for him, as planned, rather than for Dunbar, ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, what do the wine choices imply?

There is an entertaining scene in Kingsman: The Secret Service where the gentleman spy Harry Hart has dinner with Valentine, the villain. Valentine surprises him by serving a dinner that is McDonalds ...
3
votes
1answer
265 views

Did Mel Gibson give any of his profits back to charity? [closed]

Did Mel Gibson give any of his profits from The Passion of the Christ back to charity? He raked in a lot of money but I can't find anything on the internet of him sharing his profit.
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vote
1answer
342 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
300 views

Sketch comedy about the British class system

Sometime in the 1990s (just maybe the 1980s) I saw one episode of a sketch comedy show that I was not familiar with and it has stuck in my head ever since. The episode was concerned with notion of ...
4
votes
1answer
329 views

X Files known by other name?

I was just searching on IMDB for movies with the word "Dark" in the title (results), and I noticed a ways down that the X-Files tv series had an annotation under it that lists another name: aka ...
3
votes
1answer
85 views

Comedy sketch regarding bank bailout/debt crisis

I am looking for a sketch that I saw online a few years ago. My memory is that it included Mitchell and Webb from That Mitchell and Webb Look, but I was unable to find it from there. The sketch has ...
2
votes
1answer
311 views

Aunt forces girl to marry her cousin

A father leaves his daughter to an aunt and go and tell her to return, but does not return . After several years her aunt forcing girl to marry her cousin who had taken care of before. After this move ...
8
votes
1answer
3k views

What gave Caincross away in the Imitation Game?

In the Imitation Game (2014), Alan Turing finds out that his associate John Caincross is a Soviet spy after reading a passage bookmarked in the Bible. I know it was explained earlier, but what was it ...
0
votes
1answer
503 views

Handcuffs found by Yuri

In the second episode of Fortitude we see Yuri entering the empty police station in order to return the rifle that the sheriff lent him. While searching through the place he finds a pair of handcuffs ...
2
votes
1answer
116 views

Who is the narrator in the movie Book Thief?

I have just saw the movie and I have some doubts about the narrator's identity. In the first part of the movie it made me suspect that he is Liesel's brother (I think there was a line were he ...
3
votes
1answer
258 views

80's Parasite horror movie

This movie was about an upper-middle-class family with a teenage daughter. They hire an attractive young woman as their housekeeper. The woman (housekeeper) quickly starts flirting with the husband ...
4
votes
1answer
268 views

Where and why is the Royal Coat of Arms in the title sequence of 30Rock

During the opening title sequence of 30Rock we see various images around Rockerfeller Plaza including NBC studios and the building itself, there is a shot which looks identical to the Royal Coat of ...
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1answer
94 views

Did Wolfe kill Triphammer? [closed]

Did Triphammer die in the fight with Wolfe on episode 5 of Powers (2015)? I really like him and it would be a shame for him to die like this, he's such a kind soul.
0
votes
1answer
103 views

80's TV episode (maybe 70's rerun) with a helicopter and grenades

I have this obscure memory of this TV show I saw when I was a kid. In the episode, there were 2 guys in a helicopter and they were dropping grenades, but the grenades were exploding before they hit ...
4
votes
2answers
621 views

Movie with a tiny winged prince, swamp frogs, and heavy snow

Out of nowhere i suddenly have this vague memory of an animated movie i watched as a child (i was born 93 so the 90's but it might have been an old tape). This is what i can recall so far: There were ...
2
votes
1answer
212 views

Scifi Movie or TV Series that I watched somewhere within 1990-2005

I remember little about the movie, but the plot was: in modern world wizards or mages or sorcerers exist and there are magic items. I also remember a boy or guy riding near some rocks on the river ...
5
votes
1answer
931 views

Did Robert Redford name the Sundance Film Festival after the character he played?

Redford portrays 'The Sundance Kid' in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, which is one of his more famous roles. The movie came out in 1969. He co-founded the Sundance film festival in 1978. Did he ...
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0answers
74 views

Brazil 1985 - What build is Jill's Rig and what are the extra wheels for?

Video of the semi truck: Jill's truck seem to be an American build and had its original casing replaced with something more industrial looking. It's also got a pare ...
3
votes
1answer
159 views

Looking for name of a 2010-ish comedy featuring skydiving at a bachelor party.

I am trying to find the name of a movie that I saw a few years back, probably 2010 - 2012 on hbo, showtime or starz. I can only remember bits of information, hoping someone here can recognize it and ...
2
votes
1answer
229 views

When did Sullivan exactly realize who the undercover guy (DiCaprio) was?

When does Sullivan find out who the undercover guy (DiCaprio) was in The Departed? Is it when he says on the phone: So it is you. Thank God you're all right. We were very worried. And how ...
5
votes
1answer
352 views

Ultimate fate of Captain Hook in 1991's Hook movie?

In the 1991 movie Hook (starring Robin Williams), what was the ultimate fate of Captain Hook? I know he was swallowed by the stuffed crocodile, but still, this was just a stuffed crocodile. It didn't ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

What country are the text pranksters supposed to be from?

In Community Season 6 Episode 3, some unknown schoolkids are kidding the principal into thinking he has Jeff Winger's mobile number and that he's texting him. The Schoolkids look Oriental but what ...
1
vote
1answer
146 views

Who really owns the pocket watch, Richard or Elise?

Who really owns the pocket watch in the movie Somewhere in Time? In the beginning of the movie the old Elise (Jane Seymour) gives the pocket watch to Richard (Christopher Reeve) asking him to come ...
3
votes
1answer
151 views

Movie with a light bulb fight game

I remember seeing a while ago, possibly on tv, a scene from what I think was a bit of a sappy coming of age movie. The scene was a couple of young boys running around their street, stealing the light ...
1
vote
0answers
647 views

Words on the screen in John Wick

In John Wick we see that some words that are said in English are written on the screen in different colors. Did they have any special meaning? Like if we place those words (e.g. the blue ones) next to ...
1
vote
1answer
186 views

What is the current status of Neo in the matrix?

I want to know what is the current status of NEO "The ONE" in The Matrix. Is he dead? Or is he alive? Or is he in some kind of Limbo state? Why couldn't he do some alternate method to defeat the ...
4
votes
1answer
148 views

Big Fish precursor?

When I saw the 2003 movie Big Fish, I immediately thought to myself: I know that plot from a different movie! But in all commentaries that I have read about Big Fish, I have not seen any references ...
2
votes
1answer
114 views

I'm trying to find a B/W sci fi movie

I remember that two men and a woman were picked up by a space ship. They were in a room that was lined with boxes, somewhat like post office boxes. They figured out how to open them and found useful ...
3
votes
1answer
488 views

Movie with a scene of a reused condom with chewing gum sticking on it

The general visual impression of the Movie reminded me of the 80s, one scene of it was like this: A young man had sexual intercourse with a woman, the woman left but the used condom stayed inside the ...
19
votes
2answers
3k views

Meaning of room numbers in The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded starts at a room 303 where Neo dies in front of it, and the room number of Neo is 101. I want to know what's its meaning. Is there any relation between 101 and 303?
3
votes
1answer
168 views

TV Show about criminals serving in the French Foreign Legion instead of going to jail

Some years ago I saw a (I think it was) British, TV-show which was a little like Bad Lads Army but in the French Foreign Legion. The show was about some minor criminals - people who got into bar ...
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votes
1answer
327 views

Regenesis - why is it not widely available?

Series 1 of the Canadian series Regenesis seems widely available worldwide. Series 2 seems to be more rare but none the less, available. However, by the time we get to series 3 & 4 it seems to be ...

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