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417 views

Lost purgatory theory

I'm watching Lost for the second time and every time I watch an episode with the entire plot in mind I can see how the purgatory theory is one of the ones that most fits in. The basic idea is the ...
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1answer
659 views

Search for 70s adult movie about Lyla

I am trying to identify an adult movie I had seen some years back that I believe the title was Lyla or perhaps Sexy Lyla. There was a soul theme song like "Ooh, ooh, sexy. Sexy Lyla... [snip] ...
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792 views

The Sopranos - “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero

So I was watching The Sopranos S03E02. As you all know, Big Pussy was killed somewhere in the end of season 2, but in season 3, I saw a really strange thing... After Tony's mom's funerals, Tony, ...
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1answer
100 views

Do all of the Hughes brothers' movies have religion references?

I've seen so far: Menace II Society (1993) and The Book of Eli (2010) by Hughes brothers. Both of the movies have strong references to religion. In case of Menace II Society it's Christianity and ...
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1answer
166 views

Who/what band plays in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

When Jessica Rabbit sings "Why Don't You Do Right?" in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, who are the actual people who recorded the trio part (bass, drums, piano)? I've transcribed the piano fills and would ...
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181 views

Camera follows a man around a 2-level set on a spinning platform [closed]

I have no idea who the band is or what song is being played. I only have this scene of the video and both the shooting method and the action of the scene are the only things that interest me. Let me ...
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3answers
16k views

Is The Big Bang Theory shot in front of an audience?

In The Big Bang Theory, do they shoot the show in front of a live studio audience?
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2answers
183 views

What happened to the family photos?

In The Walking Dead season 3 episode 12 "Clear", Carl risks his life to get a picture of his deceased mother from the local watering hole. He describes it as the last surviving picture of Lori, and he ...
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1answer
241 views

Is B Movie a genre?

Is B Movie a genre of it's own? Are there requirements that get a movie thrown into that category or do the producers specifically set out to make it a B movie? Netflex will list B horror as one of ...
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1answer
97 views

Did Ben and Chon know about each other sleeping with O?

While watching Savages (2012), I couldn't figure out if Ben and Chon both knew about each other sleeping with O. I'm suspecting that Chon knew about Ben since I believe they explained it as O was his ...
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1answer
258 views

Is classic literature a common and intentional inspiration for the Coen Brothers?

It is widely accepted that "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?" is a modern retelling of Homer's "Odyssey." I can see some allusions to the Inferno chapters from Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy" in the ...
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3k views

Why do TV comedy programs have laugh tracks?

In the early days of TV people used to go to theaters and enjoy vaudeville where there was a live audience. TV programs in the early days were mostly recorded in front of a live audience so the ...
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1answer
609 views

Why is Ginger wearing a wire in Swordfish?

This is a follow up question to Why does Ginger use DEA as her cover in Swordfish? Why is Ginger wearing a wire when Stan walks in on her getting dressed? The scene is played out to where it doesn't ...
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2k views

Why don't they cover themselves in zombie guts more often?

It was shown in season 1 by Rick and Glenn, and in season 3 by Michonne, that covering yourself in zombie guts is a pretty effective way of avoiding walkers. Sure it wasn't foolproof, but it was still ...
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1answer
1k views

Imaginary friend from childhood returns when a young woman is in trouble

It is where a young woman has an emotional crisis in her life, with her cheating boyfriend and controlling mother. And her imaginary friend from when she was little comes back and causes more chaos ...
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1answer
571 views

Looking for animated movie with owl smoking cigar and small bat

Like in title I'm looking for some old animated movie which I remember from past - I think it was around 1995 or something like this. I remember owl which always smoked cigar, and he had helper - ...
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1answer
608 views

Can someone identify this animated show with ducks and alligator?

I think it's 90's Animated tv show about ducks and they had a friend the alligator. I think the ducks name was brian or bill or something like that. They use to go on adventures together. Can ...
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1answer
146 views

How could the stars be going out in the alternate universe?

In Turn Left we see what the world would be like if Donna never met the Doctor and he perished beating the Racnoss. In this timeline, we cryptically see Rose all over the place using the companions ...
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2answers
276 views

Did The Doctor use a full regeneration cycle?

In The Stolen Earth we witness The Doctor get fatally wounded by a Dalek's blast while reuniting with some of his companions. They bring him into the TARDIS where he starts to regenerate. However, ...
6
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1answer
975 views

Movie where a little boy and an alien outrun the police in a spacecraft?

I remember watching this movie on the Disney Channel around 1998, but even then it seemed old and out of date. The flying saucer was reflects like polished chrome or like a mirror and a ramp opened ...
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1answer
229 views

Angier actually British?

In the Prestige, when the identity of Lord Caldlow is revealed to be Angier, he speaks with a British accent instead of the American accent he's used all film. Which is the real voice?
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128 views

Tug could be milk and vodka?

In Brick, when Brendan lays out several words Emily said that he didn't understand, Brain guesses that Tug might be a drink made of a mixture of milk and vodka, but Tug is actually the name of a ...
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1answer
163 views

What changed K's experience?

In MIB3, the proposed explanation for K's lack of emotion and human interaction can be traced to the happening at Cape Canaveral. When J goes back to change the otherwise altered past, K comes out ...
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1answer
189 views

Movie depicting aliens physically connected into group-mind

I think this was a made-for-TV movie, and I think I saw it in the late '80s or early '90s. A small group of humans are fleeing on a spaceship from a bad guy, also human, on another spaceship. The ...
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1answer
3k views

What was the reason for Andy's absence in The Office

A large portion of the current season (I think it's season 9), Andy (Ed Helms) was sailing a boat to the Bahamas. He was out of the show for a number of episodes (around 8) which is unusual for The ...
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1answer
175 views

This Sorrowful Life car

In the Walking Dead episode "This Sorrowful Life," Merle hot-wires what looks to be an older car. The car had a car alarm that caused a walker attack. I don't recall there being car alarms on older ...
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1answer
198 views

How did they shoot/record the One Day More scene?

In Les Miserables, I understand all music numbers (every scene, that is) were recorded live on set with the actors leading an accompanying pianist off-site. How then could they shoot the One Day More ...
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1answer
1k views

Why does Ginger use DEA as her cover in Swordfish?

For a movie about hacking, technology, terrorism and patriotism, why in the world does Ginger use DEA as her cover when talking to Stan? DEA - Drug Enforcement Agency. The movie never once mentions ...
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355 views

Movie about superhero with amnesia [closed]

Hero is African-american. Story happens in California. The beginning the hero wake with Injuries. He is having amenesia or some memory loss. He can't remember. He soon discovers that he is a ...
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1answer
325 views

Identify a mystery movie about foreknowledge of memory loss

I'm trying to remember this movie. Hopefully someone can help me out. There's this guy who had severe memory loss, but somehow he knew it was going to happen ahead of time, and he had planted clues ...
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2answers
723 views

What happens to Lim (hacker) in Olympus Has Fallen?

I don't think she was one of the eleven who were killed on the black hawk helicopter. Later, when Mike goes to find Kang and Asher, he kills a couple of people, but I didn't see Lim getting killed at ...
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1answer
259 views

In the 2012 movie Compliance why was the maintenance man the only one with sense?

Sandra, the manager, and several employees went along with a man on the phone and put Becky through a strip search ordeal. Why was the maintenance man, Harold, who came in later in the day, the only ...
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1answer
426 views

Which technique is used to show the grown up Renesmee?

In the end of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Alice's vision shows the grown up Renesmee. So how this scene got achieved? How they managed to show a young Renesmee to a mature Renesmee?
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1answer
2k views

Is healing technique of Karate Kid practically possible?

In The Karate Kid (2010), Jackie Chan uses some fire technique for healing of Smith's wounds. I want to know is that technique is real or complete fiction?
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1answer
2k views

Why E.T. moves towards Yoda like kid calling “Home Home”?

In the 1982 classic, E.T., when Elliot and Mike take E.T. out on Halloween, E.T. sees people dressed up in bizzarre costumes, but when a kid dressed up like Yoda walks aside, E.T is seen rushing ...
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1answer
1k views

What is the song played by India throughout the movie?

The movie Stoker is full of symbolism (it at least feels that way). A few times we observe India playing a song on the piano, and in a pivotal scene she is joined by her Uncle Charlie. Because of the ...
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2answers
348 views

Identify Movie: comedy about train robbery

Stupid comedy about two idiots who robbed train. For grabbing they stolen new car looks like that This car belonged to the local sheriff. He was crazy about this car! He cleans his car ten times a ...
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2answers
480 views

How did the Paladins catch Jumpers before the discovery of electricity?

In Jumpers, we learn that the Paladins have been chasing and killing Jumpers "since medieval times". Paladins' weapons use electricity to disrupt the ability of Jumpers to jump, how did they manage ...
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1answer
136 views

Based on true story?

Recently I saw film Fire in the Sky. At the beginning it was written: Based On a True Story Does it mean that Travis Walton was really abducted by aliens?
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1answer
77 views

Humans have latent vampire abilities?

In Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn - Part 2, after Bella is turned into a vampire, it's discovered she is a "shield", able to nullify other vampires' abilities. Edward realises that this is why he ...
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437 views

Sherlock Villain, Moriarty Hero?

In Reichenbach Fall, during the scene where Moriarty visits 221 B, he and Sherlock are wearing the iconic colors of heros and villains. The interesting spin on this is that Sherlock is wearing a jet ...
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4answers
2k views

How to identify a movie from a screen shot?

Movie identification questions with only a screen shot are not considered high quality questions, but they are indeed questions. I would like to know what steps can be taken to identify a movie from ...
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4answers
1k views

Why do films have more cuts than they did 20 years ago?

The "20 years" is an arbitrary figure but I have noticed that films tend to have way more cuts than they did in earlier days of film making. Sometimes there will be a conversation in the room and ...
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1answer
48 views

What is the object Porter hands to Carter?

Porter manages to beat up Carter's bodyguards. Shortly, he hands over some cigar-shaped object to Carter. What is it? What is its significance?
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1answer
168 views

Presidential Candidate reality TV show pitch?

I remember hearing about a TV show being considered that was going to try to generate enough popular interest and support for a regular citizen candidate to allow the person to legally enter the US ...
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1answer
526 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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1answer
486 views

How was Eric Brown allowed to act in the movie “Private Lessons”(1981)?

Eric Brown was only fifteen years of age when he acted in the erotic film "Private Lessons"(1981). How was he allowed to act in that film when he was only 15? What was the opinion of Eric Brown's ...
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1answer
540 views

Why was Christopher Eccleston the doctor for only one season?

When Dr. Who was started back up, they cast Christopher Eccleston as the doctor. However, he was only kept for one season. I quite like him as an actor and thought he did a good job. Why was he the ...
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1answer
383 views

Why do cable and TV have watermarks on their programming?

When I first got Cable TV I noted that most programs had an intrusive logo on the top or bottom corners that distract from the movie watching. In time I canceled my subscription as I didn't see why I ...
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0answers
490 views

What 70s/80s sci-fi movie took place on a space station where the oxygen is running out? [closed]

Need to identify a sci-fi movie from the 70s/80s. It involved a woman on a space station of some sort who was slowly dying due to lack of oxygen. She has a photo of her kids on her desk when she ...

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