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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 ...
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1answer
248 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
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1answer
217 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
299 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
709 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 ...
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1answer
219 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
328 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
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1answer
589 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 ...
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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.
2
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3answers
284 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
317 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
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1answer
324 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
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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
717 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 ...
8
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3answers
451 views

Actual purpose of Neo

I recently watched Matrix trilogy, yet again (probably 25th time!). This time I made some new conclusions, and I am confused regarding this one. In first part, i.e., The Matrix. Morpheus tells Neo ...
2
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0answers
52 views

Was “The Black Echo”'s diegetic existence merely a nod to the books or an element from the books?

When Bosch spends the night with Brasher in his hill house overviewing L.A. and she notes that it is quite a view for a detective, he says that "Paramount payed that view". He tells her that the movie ...
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1answer
345 views

Is there an actual prop of the Monolith that was used in 2001? [closed]

The monolith from the final scene of 2001: A Space Odissey with the old man in bed lifting hand as if to touch the monolith from the bed. Where are these props?
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2answers
353 views

Harvey Dent black?

I was watching Tim Burton's Batman series and found out that Harvey Dent was played by a black man but he is played by a white guy in Nolan's series. What race is Harvey Dent portrayed as in the ...
1
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1answer
138 views

Magnolia Frog Rain

What does the frog rain in Magnolia (1999) mean? I got answers leading to Bible exodus 8:2 which is: "But if you refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite your whole territory with frogs." I know ...
5
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2answers
1k views

What happened to the Future Flash?

In The Flash, the Flash from the future traveled back in time to stop the Reverse-Flash from killing his mother. He failed, but where did he go? The Reverse-Flash was stuck in past, so he killed and ...
4
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2answers
1k views

Exactly what are the War Boys in Mad Max: Fury Road?

Are the War Boys just kids with radiation poisioning, were they bred that way, or was it something a regular person transforms into once you join Immortan Joe's clan? There were also "War Pups", so I ...
1
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2answers
290 views

What was the name of the turn-into-by-touching character in “The Last Starfighter”?

The movie "The Last Starfighter" from 1984, featuring a kid getting sent on a mission by winning at a video game, had a character (a parasite?) which touched him, gave him a shock, and then after a ...
0
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1answer
336 views

Kingsman Taron Egerton swimming in the underwater scene

How far did Taron Egerton swim in the dorm scene in Kingman: The Secret Service? How long was the dorm and were safety divers used when making this scene?
23
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4answers
14k views

Why are two of Riley's five emotions in Inside Out male?

In the movie Inside Out, I found that the personified emotions Anger and Fear inside the main character (Riley) are male whereas Joy, Disgust and Sadness are female. Is there any reason why it has ...
0
votes
1answer
297 views

Horror movie where the ending the woman gets pushed into a dark hole with a weird creature

All I remember in the beginning is a guy/girl trapped in a room and dirt comes pouring in and they suffocate. I think the main character moves into an apartment or weird building, with sketchy ...
6
votes
4answers
1k views

Why did Gazelle not die when Merlin detonates the security chips?

I was wondering why Gazelle (assistant of Valentine) in Kingsman: The Secret Service didn't die or her head didn't pop out when Merlin detonates the security chips whereas it was shown in some part of ...
6
votes
2answers
283 views

Mad Max - salvation of the Citadel?

The final act of 2015's Mad Max is concerned with a race back to the citadel, where Furiosa and her party remark that as all war parties are out hunting, the Citadel is relatively undefended, with ...
6
votes
1answer
406 views

How does Walt deduce that he was the prime target of the Cousins?

On Season 3 Episode 9 of Breaking Bad, Walt, after analysing the whole situation with Hank getting shot by the Cousins and Gus' intervention in the whole matter, goes to speak with Gus and says ...
0
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1answer
272 views

Tall married girl attacked in her home

I don't know what year this came out but I think it was recent. There was a tall girl kinda dark skinned but kinda not. She had a husband in the beginning and then people came and robbed her house ...
4
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0answers
165 views

What was the recording order for How I Met Your Mother?

I know that the scene with the kids in the finale of How I Met Your Mother had all been recorded a while back as a way to make sure they looked the dame throughout the series, and I know the ending ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Why so many British actors in American productions?

As a viewer from a non-Anglophone country, I noticed that there is a quite high proportion of British actors in American films and TV shows. They often portray British characters: a handful of agents ...
4
votes
2answers
759 views

Explanation of the ending of “It Follows”

The ending scene of It Follows seems pointless to me. Jay and Paul walk down the street holding hands, and someone (I guess, the demon) follows them. Did I miss something?
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0answers
34 views

CBS, Capes and Pigeonholing?

For Comicbook to live action adaptations, the 1970's presents a few notable milestones of which Today's Superhero Media empires lineage can be traced. Remarkably, CBS retains the highest pedigree for ...
3
votes
4answers
933 views

Was The Reverse Flash gay?

In S01E011 of The Flash we see flashbacks from "Harrison Wells'" perspective involving a chess game with Hartley Rathaway ("The Pied Piper"). In these flashbacks it is clear that the two have feelings ...
1
vote
1answer
137 views

BBC2 Children's Math show early 2000s

It was a bbc 2 show, late 90s/early 2000s about Maths/Numbers/Money and I remember it being themed around a royal court and would end with an orphan boy singing a song which included the lyric 'if you ...
3
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2answers
214 views

What is “homegrown nana”

In From Paris with Love there is a scene where Charlie Wax gets served mint tea by an old man. He then asks how he make his own tea just as good and the old man replies something like "You can't, it ...
3
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1answer
227 views

Why are there so many Shark based monster movies these days?

Other than Jaws and maybe that movie with LL Cool J and Samuel L Jackson, I can't really think of many shark monster/horror movies. But suddenly it seems to me that there is a new shark monster movie ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

What is the original English title of this documentary?

I have this documentary voiced-over in French named "Survivre l'Apocalypse" and I can't find the original English version of it. I was hesitating but I got advised ...
3
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0answers
207 views

Why is Talia willing to have extramarital sex?

In the second season of the Israeli show Prisoners of War, after the breakdown of her marriage, Talia goes on a date with her daughter's former therapist (Dr. Ostrovsky) and also has a date and sex ...
2
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0answers
74 views

Old Alien/Monster movie, Help [duplicate]

Okay bear with me, i saw this movie atleast 10-15 years ago on tv. As far as i can remember there is a monster in a house, i think a party was going on. Well the monster can absorb and look like ...
1
vote
2answers
378 views

How much does a staff writer make on a TV show?

How does salary work when writing for television? I'm talking about a standard network sitcom or drama like Modern Family or Castle. Is it a traditional salary, or is payment based on work turned in? ...
2
votes
1answer
132 views

Animated movie about mice

I remember a movie from childhood and I wanted to look it up, but I've forgotten most of the details! Here's what I remember: It's animated It's about mice I think the mice are Italian? The mice ...
6
votes
1answer
466 views

What movie or TV show had the first instance of heroes walking in slow motion?

There's a trope of heroes walking towards the camera in slow motion, shoulder-to-shoulder. What was the first movie where this kind of shot was used?
0
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1answer
96 views

Could someone confirm this filming location?

I was watching Hannibal, and thought I recognized the museum from a visit to Toronto years ago (which is where I know they film most of the show). The episode is called "Naka-choko", but I couldn't' ...
1
vote
2answers
55 views

This documentary on the planet earth?

I'mm looking for a documentary that I believe was a series of episodes which started within the last 5 years. In the premiere for the first episode they were showing the bottom of the ocean around ...
7
votes
2answers
737 views

What is the Resolution of 35mm film?

There is a lot of talk about 6k resolution from the Epic Dragon by RED, and of course there are 4k TVs now, but I'm wondering what actual film, 35mm particularly has a resolution equivalency of, if it ...

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