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What was the meaning of Schultz's flashback of dogs?

Near the end of Django Unchained, Schultz has a flashback to the dog-mauling that Candie had ordered earlier in the movie. Soon after the flashback, Schultz takes his climactic action. Did the ...
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Why is Azula's fire blue?

I've been watching the cartoon again recently, and I haven't seen anything that explains why her fire is blue. I understand she can bend lightning. Is the blue flames an extension of this?
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1answer
106 views

“He is god! That's why they are taking/sending him to the gas chamber!”

Woman says - "He is god! That's why they are taking/sending him to the gas chamber!" Could be a horror/exploitation type of flick from the 70s/80s.
3
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1answer
209 views

In unbreakable why doesn't David “sense” that Elijah planned the disasters sooner?

I know that David sensed what Elijah did at the end when they shake hands but why did it take him so long? I think I recall he "sensed" that the man in the army jacket had a gun in his belt without ...
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5answers
3k views

Purpose of the “Purge All” button in Cabin in the Woods

When Dana And Marty make it into the underground complex after they leave the elevator they find themselves in room with 8 (ish..) doors and some form of control booth. They go into the control booth ...
4
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2answers
597 views

Why did Cutter retell the sailor story?

At the end of the movie, before leaving Angier behind, Cutter told (not exact quotes): (Cutter) Once I told you a sailor who onced described drowning to me. Remember? (Angier) Yes you said it ...
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1answer
433 views

How did the female astronaut turn into an ape?

In the original Planet of the Apes, the astronauts get lost in space and crash land on what they believe is an alien planet. But when they wake up only the female counter part has turned to an ape. ...
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1k views

What do we know of Barney's occupation?

In How I Met Your Mother, what do we know about Barney's profession except the fact that he works for GNB? References to the show (eg. "in Season X Episode Y,") will be appreciated.
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1answer
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Significance of “Lady in the Radiator” in the movie Eraserhead

As all other David lynch movies Eraserhead also is hard to grasp. I would like to understand what exactly the film suggests or explains. Particularly what is the significance of the "Lady in the ...
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1k views

What is east of RHUN?

If you look at the map of Middle Earth (ignoring the circles) You see that the world suddenly ends when the map reaches the right margin. What is east of RHUN?
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228 views

What is the theme of Cash Back?

Today I watched Cashback. But I am in doubt whether I understood its theme properly or not. At the end, it is a love story. But somethings I could not connect to the plot. Like his power to pause time ...
3
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1answer
236 views

Where did the river of pink slime come from?

[Source] In the sequel the Ghostbusters discover a river of pink slime underneath Manhattan. The slime reacts to emotions, positive or negative, and can therefore be used for good or bad. ...
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1answer
368 views

Is there a term for the opposite of the Chuck Cunningham Syndrome?

Chuck Cunningham Syndrome refers to when a character simply disappears with no explanation and is treated in later episodes as if they never existed. I was wondering if there was a term, maybe ...
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2answers
4k views

What is the meaning of the red flag in Les Miserables?

When the people run riot at General Lamarque's funeral and when the people man the barricades a few of them are waving red flags. I assume the flag is a symbol of the revolution. Is there something ...
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2answers
170 views

TV show that has similar cartoons

I recently saw this commercial. Now, I remember as a kid(early to mid 80's), watching a TV show that had a cartoon character exactly like that. Just the whole art style of this commercial reminded ...
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1answer
127 views

Why did they choose Stevens to go into the Source Code?

My question is that why they used a person who doesn't have any knowledge of the Source Code? Stevens is dead for two months, so they have much time for choice. Why did they keep his body for two ...
4
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1answer
84 views

What was the name of the 'visitor' race?

Throughout V (2009 remake) the 'Visitors' are referred to as 'Vs' and 'Visitors' - is the actual name of the visiting race ever mentioned at any point during the TV series? What was the name of the ...
2
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1answer
130 views

Can we guess the religion or caste of Naseer Uddin's character in the movie “A wednsday”?

The lead character does say that he won't reveal his name, but I guess there are subtle clues about his identities. Has anyone given thought in that direction?
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2answers
1k views

How did Dr. Stu Price lose his tooth in The Hangover?

In the morning after the big blackout in The Hangover, Dr. Stu Price realized that he was missing a tooth. How did Dr. Stu lose his tooth? Did they talk about the lost tooth in a later part of the ...
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2answers
2k views

Why didn't Gollum ever go to the Shire to search for Bilbo?

Gollum finds out Bilbo's name and where he is from when they meet in the cave. Why doesn't he ever go to the Shire to search for Bilbo and his "precious"?
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140 views

Doubts regarding Bourne Identity

It seemed the doctor believed it would take some time for Bourne to remember everything. If he was so sure about that then why did he let Bourne leave the boat so quickly? Also where was it where ...
5
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1answer
2k views

What was the name of Bilbo's sword?

The Swords After the group kills the Trolls trying to eat them, they go to their cave where they find a collection of Elven swords. Gandalf gives Bilbo a sword that glows when Orcs are near. The ...
4
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1answer
881 views

What was the answer to the box riddle?

The Riddles When Bilbo first meets Gollum in the cave. He asks Gollum to lead him out of the cave, but Gollum refuses unless they play a game of riddles. The Box Of Gold One of the riddles Bilbo ...
6
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1answer
4k views

How does the budget breakdown for a US TV season compare to a UK TV Season?

Firstly, regardless of the total amount how is the budget for a US TV Season of twenty odd episodes typically broken down? What percentage goes on writing, sets, equipment, actors, etc? Secondly, how ...
7
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6answers
8k views

Why did Atom indicate that he could understand Max at the beginning of Real Steel?

In the movie Real Steel, a boy named Max salvages an obsolete sparring robot called Atom and, with the help of his father and the father's mechanic/girlfriend, restores it to working condition. ...
2
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1answer
239 views

German movie on Stalingrad war

As far as I can remember, it was a German movie before 2000. I only saw 15mins from the start and that is what I remember. 1) It was English translated version. 2) It was on Stalingrad war. 3) It ...
2
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1answer
368 views

Identify this movie where man dies but his ghost lingers

I am trying to identify this movie, here is what I remember of it; It is an old movie, probably 90's A man (yellow hair I guess) dies, but his ghost lingers Ghost watches his wife and best friend ...
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1answer
2k views

Sci fi movie: Present changes due to killing a butterfly in pre-history

I saw this movie about 10 years ago. Traveling back in time a group of people visiting a prehistoric time period, one of the group catches/ kills a butterfly. after returning to present time the world ...
3
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1answer
5k views

Why did Richard Coyle leave 'Coupling'?

In Coupling, Richard Coyle (Jeff Murdock) left the series before the 4th season. Does anybody know the reason? I looked at the IMDb and Wikipedia pages but couldn't find any useful information.
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3answers
487 views

Movie where Michael Douglas kid is kidnapped

I remember watching a movie years ago, where there was an intense scene in which Michael Douglas son's kidnappers call his home asking for a ransom and he refuses to negotiate with them. He hears a ...
2
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1answer
214 views

Was the “Khyber Dam” from the 2012 BBC TV show 'Hunted' a real dam?

Is the "Khyber Dam" from the 2012 BBC TV show 'Hunted' a dam in real life?
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votes
1answer
129 views

Props used in Hal Roach shorts

How did they make the cars fall apart, on cue, in those old comedy shorts from Hal Roach Studios? example: Blotto with Laurel and Hardy
3
votes
2answers
409 views

Differences in plot from the Japanese and American versions of Pokemon: The Movie

I was reading the IMDB page for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back and one of the bits of trivia states that "The Japanese version has an entirely different story. ". I know the Japanese version casts ...
2
votes
1answer
95 views

How did the police save the hostages in the bank in Inside Man?

How did the police save the hostages in the bank in Inside Man? I did not understand the movie.
3
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2answers
363 views

Why were the girls only attracted towards the Amortentia?

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, when Professor Slughorn were showing the studnets the love potion Amortentia, the girls were more affetced than the boys. But as per Hermione it should ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Bruce Wayne's device

So in that movie, when Bruce Wayne makes his public appearance at the charity ball, when he gets out of his car, cameras start flashing and he has something in his hands and he presses a button when ...
9
votes
4answers
3k views

Why does Bane's henchman sacrifice himself?

In the very beginning of the movie (the airplane scene,) when Bane is about to leave the plane with the nuclear scientist, the following dialogue takes place between Bane and one of his men: Bane: ...
7
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4answers
1k views

Why did Severus Snape present himself as evil to Harry?

Professor Severus Snape was a very important character through out the Harry Potter series. He played very important roles in Harry's life as well as in Hogwarts fortune. His works were admirable and ...
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1answer
299 views

Were Ginny Weasely and Harry Potter in a relationship before Deathly Hallows part 2? [closed]

In Deathly Hallows part 2, we see them kissing proving they were in love and later they married. But in Harry Potter and Half Blood Prince, we see Harry trying to impress another girl in the hotel in ...
2
votes
2answers
183 views

How could Harry and his friends survive the fall without the charm?

We have seen several instances where Harry - or in special cases, his friends - survive several falls by using the "Arrestro Momentum" spell like in Prisoner of Azkaban and Deathly Hallows 2. But in ...
2
votes
1answer
902 views

How did Frank Gallagher end up in Mexico?

At the end of the final episode of the second season of Shameless (S2E12), Estefania hits Frank on the head with a frying pan and the guys carry him to the backyard. Later, he is buried in snow. But ...
8
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1answer
229 views

Some apocalypse where every human turns into a dumb person

Once I watched a movie, not sure but probably in past 7 years, it was on national TV, so certainly it was not a new movie at that time. There were 2 brothers. One of them was super intelligent. He saw ...
10
votes
1answer
41k views

Why do TV series and films get removed from Netflix Streaming?

Netflix Streaming offers access to tons of TV shows and movies. The TV shows and films they have available are constantly changing though. Netflix trumpets new content deals every few months that ...
2
votes
1answer
279 views

French serial-killer film involving a ghost-writer

A ghost-writer meets a lady in a highway hotel who has a fight with her lover. Later he offers to drop her at home where she introduces this guy as her fiancé. During their journey, the radio talks of ...
4
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1answer
424 views

What was the red sky in V?

At the end of season one of V in the episode called Red Sky. The visitors release something into the atmosphere that turns the sky red across the entire planet. What was it that they released? What ...
17
votes
1answer
109k views

What language do the minions speak?

In Despicable Me; what language(s) do the minions speak? There is a bit of english, but seems like a combination of french with english?
7
votes
3answers
650 views

How does Batman know to rescue Selina Kyle outside the home of John Daggett?

In The Dark Knight Rises, Selina Kyle enters the home of John Daggett to confront his henchman for a copy of software she had been promised that would erase her name and criminal record from every ...
1
vote
1answer
658 views

Identify this music video where a boy helps a girl to chill out through altering a bus stop poster [closed]

I am trying to find an English Music video where a Girl arrives a bus stop and she uses her angry emotions to draw on a Bus stop poster to show sadism but a boy alters it to something good. As I ...
1
vote
1answer
175 views

Campers find a building and an elevator

Last year I've watched a trailer which starts like a classic horror movie; youth people go to a camp in a rural area and all the classic boring things happen. Then they find a building and an elevator ...
1
vote
1answer
715 views

How realistic is V The Serial?

The Serial is an Indian soap opera based on the real life of Indian TV Actors. But I want to know how much of the show is real? I mean are there any non celebrity character that is also played by the ...

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