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195 views

Why did the cop make this decision?

At the end of the French movie Polisse a cop kills herself when she gets promoted and she notices her coworkers don't "care" but I'm sure there were many pre-factors I missed during the film. But what ...
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158 views

Was the character of Dr. Sidney Freedman created with Hawkeye's final breakdown in mind?

Sidney Freedman was a somewhat enigmatic recurring character on M*A*S*H, who started out his stint on the show examining Max Klinger during one of his "Section 8" claims. Dr. Freedman then shifted ...
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96 views

Heartfire Quotes in Arrested Development

In Arrested Development Season 4, Heartfire is sometimes subtitled while she is not facing the screen. Is there any list of her dialog that I may read?
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84 views

Where does the girlfriend work?

In Man of Tai Chi, where exactly does Tiger's girlfriend work? I'm guessing that it's some kind of a government office possibly dealing with "historical preservation". But do we know what department ...
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1answer
588 views

Is there any cornetto reference in Hot Fuzz?

So everyone knows about the Cornetto trilogy by now namely these three movies. Shaun of the dead. Hot Fuzz. The World's end. I saw that Simon pegg's character grabs a Cornetto from the Indian ...
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1answer
467 views

How did Hades not find out that Hercules was alive in 18 years?

I've noticed what seems to be a plot hole in the Disney version of the movie Hercules, and I'm hoping someone can fill it in with a logical explanation! So in the beginning of the movie, we have ...
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190 views

What is the main genre of “hacking” films?

What is the main genre of "hacking" films which have hackers as characters in the film, e.g., "Die Hard 4" or "Nikita"? I tried to look up the genre of them but they are just Action | Crime | ...
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2k views

Thieves steal gold by melting it through a hole?

Which Movie is this? I remember the opening scene where the thieves make a hole under a bank vault and then heat the gold till it melts down into a trailer placed underneath. I cannot remember what ...
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2answers
364 views

Whose corpse is hanging in the courtyard in S02E09?

In GOT/S2 Ep 9: Blackwater, just before the battle for King's Landing, there is one burnt corpse hanging in the background, on the brick wall up high. This is not to be confused with the 2 orphan boys ...
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198 views

What's the military purpose of the “my rifle, my gun” drill in Full Metal Jacket?

One of the scenes in the Boot Camp section of Full Metal Jacket has the recruits marching their barracks holding their rifle in one hand and their crotch in the other, chanting "This is my rifle, this ...
5
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1answer
197 views

A movie in which martial arts plays a major role

I have seen a movie quite some time ago in the local channel. It was dubbed movie in the local language, so they kept the movie name as Martial Arts. But I don't think this is the real name of the ...
5
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1answer
504 views

What was Benedick and Beatrice's relationship?

Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing" added many visual details to the text of the play. One of these appeared to be a prior sexual relationship between Beatrice and Benedick. However, it's not exactly ...
2
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1answer
44 views

When did we first hear about Rizzo's bouncin' baby boy?

When does Sergeant Rizzo (G.W. Bailey) pour out his entire family lineage? He says that he has a "bouncin' baby boy" named Billy Buba. What episode is this?
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1answer
191 views

A movie about a chef and a woman who share a studio in NY

So, this movie was shot in the 80s or really early 90s. It was about a woman who moves in a house a friend of her was nice enough to offer. Unfortunately he has already offered the same house ...
2
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1answer
360 views

TV series in which the lead was a female spy or ex-military

I saw an episode or two from a TV series in which the lead, a female spy/ex-military, was recuperating at a childhood home in the Scottish highlands. It was a couple of years ago, but looked like it ...
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2answers
592 views

Who called Margaret “Hot Lips Houlihan”?

In the TV series M*A*S*H, who was the first person to call Margaret "Hot Lips"?
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1answer
733 views

Casey Novak's lie and departure

In Law & Order: SVU, what was the 'lie' that Casey Novak told to a judge that led to her being fired/disbarred/imprisoned? What exactly was the consequence? How did it come out that she had lied?
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1answer
405 views

Horror/Thriller Movie With Little Girl and Very Short Obese Middle Aged Woman

My girlfriend watched a live-action horror/thriller movie on television in the early 1990's and is trying to figure out the name of it. All she remembers is that there was a little girl around 8 to 10 ...
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1answer
501 views

Movie of alien cop chasing alien criminal on earth

I saw this film in the 80's or as late as 1992. Set in a city in the USA. The alien criminal is a being that takes control of humans (and in one case a dog) by passing from one to the next entering ...
2
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2answers
286 views

Bonsai in the wall

I am looking for a movie. It has something to do with computers. Towards the end there is a scene in a pretty nice office. One of the main characters is on the phone and there is a beautiful bonsai ...
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2answers
320 views

Preteen boy travels to Africa to find his lost father

Early 80's movie. An American preteen boy (more generally of white race) decides to know why his father doesn't return from Africa (or maybe it was the Amazons... I remember tropical jungles) and ...
2
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1answer
73 views

Mad ex-movie-maker who makes his own movie monsters alive

I remember a TV series about a famous movie maker who got mad and in each episode he make a monster alive from his own old movie. There's a gang, like Scooby Doo gang, with two girls and two boys that ...
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2answers
511 views

Woman mistakenly orders a hit on herself

It was a live action film set in the US. I saw the first part of it about 25 years ago on TV. I only saw the first part and am keen to watch the whole thing. The below scenes are all from the first ...
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1answer
474 views

How did Rapunzel know her birthday?

Knowing that Rapunzel was taken by the witch in her early childhood, did her stepmother tell her the exact date she was born?
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2answers
5k views

How are dual-role films shot?

How are dual/double role films shot in which the actor is shown on the screen at the same time in the same or different z-index planes and are in a fight scene in which one actor is punching the ...
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2answers
1k views

What's that song at the end of Dexter S08E08? [closed]

Dexter comes home, hears the Make your own kind of music song, then sees the dead kid and dramatic melody starts playing. How is it called?
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1answer
128 views

What happens in the final scene?

In the final scene of Reality, is Luciano actually inside the Big Brother house? Or has he completely lost his grip on reality while watching television?
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1answer
522 views

Why didn't Tony Stark summon his other suits earlier?

In Iron Man 3, when the Mark 42 (a prototype) takes an unconscious Tony Stark to Tennessee. There he tries to repair the suit, but fails. And must take a car back to California, Miami and make some ...
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1answer
242 views

How did John Carter survive on Mars?

In the movie John Carter, he (John Carter) is able to jump high because of low gravity but how does he survive there if the atmosphere is so different than Earth's?
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1answer
84 views

Why was Dawson not called to testify?

Why was Dawson not called to testify that he was ordered to operate Code Red?
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2answers
69 views

Knowing more about Santiago

Jessup keeps saying that Santiago's death is important to save many other lives. I didn't get it. I wish somebody could explain this to me. Moreover, if he was so weak, how come he got recruited for ...
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1answer
147 views

TV series about futuristic earth where brutal ruler rules

I remember watching a TV series on Bindass or its sister channel about a Futuristic earth (looks like de-evolved) in Hindi dubbed language may be 5-6 years ago. Where a Brutal King rules a large land. ...
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2answers
175 views

Radar's Hat's resting place

In the T.V. series M*A*S*H Radar does something with his hat. I'm wondering what he does with that hat that finishes one of the Leaving episodes.
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2answers
4k views

What happened at the end of Rocky?

It's been sometime since I saw Rocky, but I remember being confused by the ending. The fight ends by both of them grabbing each other, and the referee pulling them apart. Rocky then goes looking for ...
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2answers
352 views

Why doesn't the Ice King's crown affect Jake?

In the season 3's "Thank You" Finn & Jake beat up the Ice King, and nearly at the end of the episode when the Ice King is restrained Jake takes his crown and wears it: It's been said and shown ...
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0answers
3k views

Programming language of Elysium reboot code [closed]

In "Elysium", Carlyle programs this "reboot code". You can see a short sequence of him doing the coding, and I think I recognize Intel 386 assembly language (something like MOV EAX, EBX). Can ...
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1answer
90 views

Of whom are the photo portraits in Larry's office?

In The Larry Sanders Show you can see a bunch of portraits hanging in Larry's office, as shown in this screenshot: The third from the top is Johnny Carson, but who are the other three?
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135 views

What were Henryk, Halina and others chosen for?

At Warsaw Ghetto, policemen randomly picked some Jews and the rest were sent to station for the extermination camp. I assume some were picked because they were better built as later said by somebody ...
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3answers
495 views

Movie that repeatedly starts at the end and rewinds ten minutes

What movie starts at the end and then rewinds about 10 minutes and then starts again at the end and rewinds a further 10 minutes etc?
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1answer
213 views

In the 1974 version of The Longest Yard, what was the reason for the drop kick?

In the original, 1974 version of The Longest Yard, during the big game, the convicts are on the 16 yard line facing fourth and four and Crewe calls for a drop kick. The kick is successful (though if ...
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1answer
178 views

A talking typewriter?

A movie about a writer who goes on some kind of strange journey with a talking typewriter. In one scene there are people drinking from straws in people's heads, and dealers make an addictive drug from ...
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1answer
222 views

1970s anime about a boy never being able to see his princess mother

This TV series was broadcast in the 1970s. The story premise was about a young boy who was being kept away from his birth mother who was of some high rank like a princess or other. It was during the ...
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2answers
945 views

Why did Andy not reveal his plan to Red directly?

Andy left a series of clues for Red to discover. But why couldn't he just tell him all that directly?
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1answer
257 views

B&W 1930s British film - two couples live together in country house as trial marriage

This an old movie, a comedy. It's about a wealthy playboy who's interested in a nice girl. Also, a broke man wants to marry a wealthy but nasty woman. They all meet at a party. The nasty lady says ...
5
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1answer
398 views

Animated film for adults with funny bathroom scene

This was an crudely-ish animated film around the early 90s. Had swearing and adult themes. I remember a tiny red ball that gave the beholder unlimited strength. The bad general of the film had the ...
3
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1answer
90 views

How could Voyager navigate inside the void in “Night”?

How could Voyager navigate inside the starless void? Especially since it was very large. Taking one year to cross. Some sort of inertial navigation maybe?
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1answer
91 views

Why does the father lose his mind?

I recently watched Walkabout and while I really liked the movie, its beginning left me quite confused. Why does the father lose his mind and attempt to kill his kids and finally kill himself? The ...
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1answer
400 views

Drama about a surrogate mother who falls in love with a doctor

I'm trying to identify a drama movie about a woman who met a couple in an accident and agreed to be their surrogate and carry their baby to get money. She falls in love with a doctor without telling ...
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97 views

What changed Nader's mind?

In the beginning of A Separation, Nader didn't really want to get divorced and was only trying to oppose his wife's decision seemingly wanting to convince her his own way. But, at the middle of the ...
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2answers
219 views

Post office reference in movie Ronin

In the movie "Ronin", there is a scene where Sam and the gang have to locate Gregor. Sam knows a guy locally who can help. When he approaches his contact he asks him where the nearest post office is. ...

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