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The use of the word “fuck” in The 300: Rise of an Empire

According to the Wikipedia article for the etymology of the word "fuck": it is usually considered to be first attested to around 1475 With this in mind, why the word used in 300: Rise of an ...
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What is the meaning of this reaction given by Lois?

In Interstellar (2014), what is the meaning of this reaction given by Lois? The actual scene goes like this: Boy Coop: {Cough's} Boy Coop: The dust Murph: Lois, I have a friend who, ...
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Movie (maybe show?) where clinic is held hostage for adult son who dies

At the latest, I saw this movie in January of 2008 on TV. I'll describe what I remember and see if it rings any bells. There were three adult men, including what I believe to be a father and a son. ...
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Please identify this horror movie about a girl who was used to trap actors in a house

I watched it about 11 years ago starts with an audition for actors to go into a house to act a reality horror movie only for them to be trapped in a real horror house. The horror starts with one guy ...
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What's happened to Shirley in Community Season 6

So I just started watching the new Yahoo! Screen showing of Community Season 6 episode 1 and Shirley (played by Yvette Nicole Brown) is missing. The absence is explained as 'spun-off', has she left ...
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618 views

Which Chopped episode has this line, which is shown in the opening credits?

For one season of Chopped, the opening credits shows Scott Conant telling a contestant during judging: It's a poor representation of an entire culture. This opening sequence is played through ...
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Black and white film with only a fish in color

One day in the high school we saw a film that I'm unable to find. I'm trying to find out the name of the film because I remember it as a great film which I cannot end to see (it was in the high school ...
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113 views

Movie/ Short series about man telling his story to a servant

This could be a movie split into 3 parts, or a short show of 3 episodes. Throughout the time, we hear an old man telling the story of his romantic endeavors (how he met his first love, how they broke ...
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483 views

Movie where stranded people kill (but not eat) a person to survive famine

I've seen this movie between 2006 and 2007 on cable TV. I am not sure but the protagonist could be Robin Williams . In the movie, a group of people are struggling to survive famine. And they come up ...
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662 views

How did Richard Parker manage to get the goat inside the cage?

In Life of Pi, we see Pi's father put a live goat at the gate of Richard Parker's cage. In one shot, the goat is tied standing outside the confinement that holds Richard Parker. We see the tiger ...
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Japanese movie about young man living in “blind spot”

There is a Japanese movie stuck in my head: It's about a young man, who delivers flyers (coupons, advertising maybe?) around the city, and he sometimes breaks into flats and houses that he can see ...
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Does Stannis wear a crown?

So I've re watched the first two seasons of Game of Thrones and I can't find a single scene in which Stannis wears a crown. This lead me to wonder if he even has one. If he doesn't why doesn't he? If ...
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Why did Roose Bolton adopt Ramsay?

In the Game of Thrones episode, "the Mountain and the Viper" Roose Bolton gives Ramsay a piece of paper, giving him the right to bear the house name, it makes him heir to House Bolton and indeed the ...
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What is the movie where a guy switches high-schools to start over?

I remember there was a movie (maybe 15 years ago) of a guy who is unpopular at school. He lives in a trailer with his dad I think. He somehow ends in jail where he's taught how to be a tough guy. He ...
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174 views

Thriller revenge movie

I am looking for the name of a movie. If anyone can help I would be grateful. I saw it on tv on either BBC or its player. It was Spanish/Portuguese. The plot was something like this: Some guy gets ...
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Was this scene the first to show the wand massager in a mainstream movie?

Apologies if people feel if this is off-topic, I remember watching Bachelor Party (1984, starring Tom Hank) when I was significantly younger and recently I watched it again and noticed for the first ...
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615 views

What is this White Horse a reference to

In episode 9 of unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt at the end the step father who seems to to be coming down after doing Heroin sees a White Horse in the restaurant, what is this a reference too? There is a ...
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317 views

Did Aegon have an army?

When Aegon the conqueror crossed the narrow seas in Game of Thrones did he come with any sort of army or was it just his family and his dragons?
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Why did Bishop start burning in sunlight?

In Being Human US S01E12, when Bishop attacks Aidan, Bishop gets hurt by sunlight and starts burning. But in the whole 1st season it never occurred, vampires walk around freely in sunlight, so why did ...
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Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Madge Hardcastle's decision

-- SPOILERS AHEAD -- I just saw and loved "Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel". Towards the end, Madge Hardcastle (Celia Imrie) is asked by her driver if she wants to turn left or right. Which man ...
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Black comedy mini-series with bloody shootings in public toilet

Black comedy mini-series (several episodes) about mafia/gansters. I've watched it in the 90's. Most probably in colour. I don't remember the language spoken, but my guess would be that the show was ...
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141 views

What is the current relationship status of Tony and Ziva in NCIS?

Can anyone say what is the current relationship status of Tony and Ziva? Are they really keeping in contact? Are they dating?
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119 views

What does Billy show Marty that makes him leave?

Towards the final scene of Seven Psychopaths, Billy is holding Bonny with the flare gun to its head. Marty initially refuses to go away. When he approaches Billy, he shows Marty something which causes ...
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Why does Jacob Black change his hair style?

In the Twilight series Jacob Black has long hair to begin with and then he changed it when he transformed into a wolf. Why did he do that?
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Chinese comedy movie

I've watched it when I was little. It was an Asian comedy particularly a Chinese film. All I can remember is that there was one scene where they took turns being tied up with the female lead just to ...
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651 views

How can a small girl solve codes, she even decoded “STAY” word 100% correctly, but how?

In Interstellar, how can the small girl solve codes? She even decoded correctly and accurately the "STAY" word but how? In The Imitation Game, the boy learnt codes from his school days, that's why ...
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What happened to Theon's crew?

In Game of Thrones, Winterfell is taken over by Theon Greyjoy and his skeleton crew, the city is later besieged by House Bolton, Theon is knocked out by his crew and handed over to the bastard Ramsay. ...
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In “The Amazing Race 16, Leg 11”, why did the show use the name “Garden Bridge” instead of “Waibaidu Bridge”?

In "The Amazing Race 16, Leg 11", the teams were in Shanghai, and they were told to go to the "Garden Bridge", in stead of the more common name "Waibaidu Bridge". Most Shanghainess only know the name ...
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852 views

Did Lord Baelish lie about his nickname?

When Sansa first meats Petyr in Game of Thrones, Arya asks him why he is called "Littlefinger". He answers that it was because he was very small as a boy and because he lived at the Fingers, now as a ...
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Details on Roose Bolton's betrayal

Some of these Game of Thrones questions may seem obvious but Roose Bolton was second in command, was he really so hungry for power that he went so far just to be first in command? Why did Roose ...
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755 views

In Skyfall, why did M order Eve to "take the shot?

Why was it so important for M that Eve take a risky shot that ended up killing Bond, until he turned out to be faking it? Was the bad guy such an immediate threat that it was worth losing Bond?
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Help identify a film with a class of teenaged kids touring a secure facility/fortress

I saw a trailer last year (I think) which showed a group of teenage/college kids walking around what look liked a secure underground facility. It didn't look like it was set in the future or anything, ...
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Was the Greatjon at the Red Wedding?

So we know that most of Robb's banners were at the Red Wedding but we also know that most of House Umber weren't, Greatjon Umber stops being mentioned in the episodes leading up to the event so I ...
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What is funny about Yokomichi Yonosuke's name?

In Yokomichi Yonosuke (A story of Yonosuke) each time Yonosuke introduces himself other people seem to be amused by his name. Why is that? Is this some kind of Japanese wordplay?
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Do jazz/classical musicians find “Whiplash” accurate?

I find "Whiplash" to be a great movie, literally a masterpiece, but here's what I want to ask. I'm coding and writing articles for a living, and in 95% percents of cases when I see programmers or ...
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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 car crash scene in Fight Club? How is he then pulled out by Tyler? How does that work?
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Who was Beni calling a “bastard” in The Mummy?

Who was the Mummy's morally destitute henchman (formerly Rick O'Connell's sidekick) Beni calling a bastard when Imhotep caused Winston's plane to crash? I just watched the film again, and I can never ...
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Why didn't Vlad make his wife drink his vampire blood?

Why didn't Vlad the Impaler make his wife drink his vampire blood just when she was about to die in Dracula Untold? It would have set him free from the curse, and afterwards he could have drunk her ...
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Why was the incident involving Sonny so over the top?

In The Godfather, knowing that Sonny was a hothead and would immediately go to Connie's house after Carlo beats her up, he is ambushed at the highway toll booth by (presumably) Tattaglia men. The ...
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336 views

Is this an homage to Trading Places?

In episode 6 of Unbreakable Kimmy there is a scene where the rich daughter's friends are sat around a fountain (at about 18:30 into the episode) and a girl says 'and she stepped on the ball' ...
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118 views

Teen movie with a party and a funeral at the same time

Ok, here it goes: group of students are planning to have a party behind the principals back. A funeral of a deceased student is due the same date as the party, therefore the principal believes it's ...
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What does the audience do during hour-long breaks while taping Wizard Wars?

There is a relatively new show on the SyFy network called Wizard Wars. The format is somewhat of a ripoff of cooking shows like Chopped and Iron Chef; two teams of magicians are each given the same ...
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Why does Robert Baratheon want to “Burn them all”?

So, in one of the very first episodes of Game of Thrones, Robert Baratheon and Barristan Selmy are telling war stories whilst the Kingslayer stands guard. Robert, who is severely drunk, asked Jaime ...
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Looking for movie based in early 20th century

Looking for a movie, it's probably 5 years old or so. I can remember in the beginning (I believe?) it was a bank robbery in London where a tank was used to break down the walls to get in, happened at ...
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Why does The Hound never take the black?

So if there's one thing that the Hound loves in this world of Game of Thrones it's killing stuff, as far as I can tell he never gives a second thought as to whom he's fighting or why he's doing it. It ...
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Why was Schillinger so brutal in the very beginning even if he hoped for parole?

In the TV series Oz, Vernon Schillinger (leader of the Aryan Brotherhood) raped the new prisoner and former laywer Tobias Beecher. Also, he tattooed him with an swastika. If Beecher wanted, he could ...
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Why the Angels and not the Dodgers in The Naked Gun?

This question has plagued me since I was a kid. The culminating scene at the end of The Naked Gun takes place at a baseball stadium, purported to be occupied by the California Angels. But that ...
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158 views

Two brothers got separated

What's the movie were a mother left her two boys in a hotel and the youngest got lost. They found him in like 10 years. The woman who adopted him was in the hotel when she saw him. When the two ...
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211 views

Looking for a movie between 2005 and 2010 about a betrayed FBI agent

Looking for a movie where an FBI agent is betrayed. For some reason (he gets a note that he has to be there for a conversation, but no one shows up) the agent sits in a (I thought Irish or Italian) ...
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219 views

Name of a series where a guy owns a boxing place

I watched a series a year or two (or even three?) ago in which a guy owns a boxing place.. and the main character sort of "handles" stuff as his job. And the main character and the owner of the boxing ...

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