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2answers
417 views

What phone call does Mrs. Hudson refer to in “The Empty Hearse”?

In the beginning of the Sherlock episode The Empty Hearse when John returns to 221B Baker Street, Mrs. Hudson shows a very rude behavior by slamming tea and biscuits onto the table. Why was she so ...
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2answers
165 views

What is this technique of playing music instrument called?

In August Rush, Evan/August plays the musical instrument very differently, using his full hand rather than his fingers. What is this technique of playing music instrument called? Is it just made for ...
12
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1answer
855 views

Who is that girl in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Quicksilver/Pietro Maximoff is holding a small girl while watching Magneto on TV with his mother standing near. Now I wonder who she is. Quicksilver has a twin sister ...
3
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1answer
213 views

What real-world mountain was used in Where Eagles Dare?

What is the real-world mountain that was used for filming the cable car scene in Where Eagles Dare?
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2answers
751 views

Does Batman Begins occur before Tim Burton's Batman?

I know that the movie Batman Begins [2005] was made many years after the movies Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, and Batman and Robin, but it seems to be set before all the other movies in the ...
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5answers
15k views

How could Andy Dufresne do so much after his escape without being caught?

At the end of The Shawshank Redemption, Andy Dufresne escapes from the prison in the night, then during the next day he uses his fake identity and runs several banks, gets a convertible car and makes ...
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1answer
123 views

Identify the music video [closed]

A long time ago I watched a music video, probably from Linkin Park. In that video all the members are performing the song in an apartment from a tall building. In that building, at the top floor, ...
9
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1answer
26k views

Is there significance behind the visions in Enemy?

There are a lot of weird visions about spiders in Enemy (2013) and I was wondering if that signified something about the character?
4
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1answer
339 views

Is this the same character?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Toad appears with a different appearance compared to his depiction in the 1st X-Men movie, played by a different actor. Even their ages are contradictory. Is this Toad ...
7
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1answer
508 views

Where does The wolverine end credit scene fall?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, where does the end credit scene of The Wolverine fall? I mean when did that event occur in Days of Future Past?
10
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3answers
3k views

Is Pikachu's gender ever confirmed?

I was recently having a discussion about Pokémon, and it came up that none of us were sure whether Ash's Pikachu in the series was male or female. Some (myself included) always thought it was male, ...
2
votes
2answers
697 views

Why is killing Slade Wilson so hard for Oliver?

I have been wondering, why can't Oliver kill Slade Wilson (aka. Deathstroke) and be done with it? I know the producers don't want that, but what has Slade got against Oliver Queen that he cannot kill ...
2
votes
1answer
121 views

Decadence pre-war partying before enlisting

I'm looking for a movie. It depicts the emptiness of a man's life - he attends parties, drinks. I'm not sure if they are gay, but males wear makeup. In the end of the movie, he washes away mascara and ...
9
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2answers
1k views

Would a psychopath create a false positive Voight-Kampff test result?

The Voight-Kampff test (the so-called "empathy test") in the film has been bothering me for some time... It is acknowledged in the film that the test can give a false negative - Rachael would have ...
12
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1answer
2k views

Does anyone know which movie has a clever retort about “Good Day / Good morning”?

I have read many books and watched many movies, and I just thought of a specific retort that a character made, possibly in the Harry Potter movies (I want to say this was Dumbledore), to being bid ...
3
votes
1answer
256 views

What happened to Bob and what is his relation to the plot?

I watched Prisoners but I didn't fully understand Bob Taylor. Why is he so obsessed with mazes and what are those boxes full of snakes? Also, why did he buy children clothes and steal Joy's and ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Did Melody actually fall through the door?

In the movie "Griff the Invisible" does Melody actually fall through the door, or have they both gone 'around the bend'?
1
vote
1answer
157 views

Sci-Fi from 60's to mid 70's about an invisible creature

I watched this mid to late 70's on TV, the story was about a group of people searching for a lost treasure, hidden by Indians I think, some time ago; when they find it, it is protected by an invisible ...
6
votes
1answer
307 views

Character unhooks glasses from one ear and lets them dangle

I believe it's a recent movie, but the only thing I remember is that the main character would let his glasses dangle on his head from one ear. I remember he also grabbed them by the lens a couple ...
2
votes
1answer
122 views

A movie about a drunk pilot hired to find a girl's missing father

A girl is looking for her father who disappeared somewhere in mid-Asia (I think). The girl meets and hires a pilot, a cynical drunkard - their hate and love relationship is the major part of the ...
2
votes
2answers
384 views

A movie about a Doctor who has affair with nanny who ends up killing his wife

I saw this movie while on vacation. The mother is killed by the nanny. The mother's sister figures it out: the nanny was the dad's lover (hired as a nanny to continue the affair). The dad, who is a ...
2
votes
1answer
141 views

Children are stuck in a dream, together. Parents must save them. Involves marbles in the dead of winter

There was a horror film of some kind that my parents watched on VHS. It involved quite a few children who were all stuck in some sort of coma. I believe the children themselves could interact with ...
2
votes
1answer
120 views

Would the post office really deliver Santa Claus's mail to some guy claiming to be him?

A key scene in "Miracle on 34th Street" involves the US Post Office delivering -- to a man in a courtroom for a hearing regarding his sanity, who claims to be Santa Claus -- hundreds of kids' letters ...
1
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2answers
182 views

On two occasions, the main character opens a capsule hatch and the hatch blows open violently

Surely the character knows this will happen through her training. Why wouldn't the hatch have a better mechanism such that astronauts do not run the risk of flying into space.
8
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1answer
207 views

Name Of Time Travel Romantic Movie

I saw a movie on Netflix Instant (US) in Summer 2013 but do not recall the name of it. All I remember is the plot. I have searched the internet and I am beginning to think that the movie does not ...
2
votes
2answers
398 views

Horror movie where wishes are granted in a museum & in prison

I only know the beginning of it and have no idea when it was made but saw it about 8 years ago: It starts with a man and a woman robbing a museum they get hold of a stone that is knocked out of a ...
2
votes
1answer
129 views

TV programme or movie where people die in an elevator

OK so this is something I watched on television about 7 years ago, I really want to say it's a movie but this is all I remember: Its a crime investigation of a suspected murder of people in a hotel ...
1
vote
1answer
375 views

What martial arts movie features a hero losing his arm?

I am trying to identify a martial arts movie that I saw years ago. The hero gets into a fight with several bad guys, is defeated and one of his arms is cut off in the fight. Later he plunges his ...
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1answer
159 views

Who is this actor, please?

Does someone know who this actor is? I wanted to watch one of his films but I forget both the film's name and the actor's name.
5
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1answer
399 views

How did Bruce Wayne get into Gotham when Bane had blown up all the bridges?

After Bruce escaped from the prison, how did he manage to get into Gotham? He had no access to his Batman-utilities.
1
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0answers
54 views

Why were The Salazars interested in Kyle Singer?

So, at the start of the 24 hours of Day 3 we learn Kyle has been hired to traffic some cocaine from somewhere in Mexico to California, it's then implied that the cocaine is contaminated with the ...
1
vote
1answer
134 views

What is on the mirror in Lorenzo's oil?

In the movie Lorenzo's Oil, Mckaela Odone has a quote taped on her mirror, but it is in small font and difficult to see. What is it?
2
votes
1answer
134 views

What is the meaning of the belly button?

In the beginning of the film The Nines Ryan Reynolds' character gets out of the shower and freaks out because he does not have a belly button. This, of course, is later explained being that he's not ...
3
votes
1answer
105 views

A man with two lovers, they find out and confront him

I saw this movie during the '90s in (I think) HBO. I remember all or most of the film is set up in the guy's appartment, and it felt like it was an adapted theater play. In the appartment, the two ...
21
votes
2answers
3k views

Why do Jerry and Newman dislike each other?

Throughout Seinfeld, Jerry and Newman have an adversarial relationship, marked by the infamous exchange of "Hello, Jerry" "Hello, Newman." While at times they get along (In "The Barber," (S5E8) Jerry ...
18
votes
2answers
14k views

What is the meaning of the penguin in Fight Club?

When the Narrator goes into his cave he encounters a penguin that says, "Slide." What is the meaning of sliding, and why is there a penguin?
3
votes
1answer
145 views

Is Captain Jackson’s accent authentic?

In BBC detective drama Ripper Street there is an American character, captain Homer Jackson (played by American actor Adam Rothenberg): former U.S. Army surgeon, ex-Pinkerton agent etc. For the story ...
3
votes
1answer
273 views

Two boys trick another boy by prentending to be a girl online

I'm looking for an movie where two boys creates an fake Facebook account and start chatting with boy on their school. Later in the movie they start to send nudes and all his nudes ends up at school ...
52
votes
6answers
80k views

Why is the bride's name bleeped in Kill Bill Vol 1?

In the movie Kill Bill Vol.1, whenever someone mentions the bride by her name Beatrix Kiddo Her name is censored with a beep. Is this explained somewhere in the movie? Or is it just a signature ...
2
votes
1answer
103 views

Similar TV show as MANHUNT on Discovery channel?

One or two years ago there was a TV show about 5-6 people (experts in various fields) which have the task to find one person in the USA. All they have is usually a photo, a video or something like ...
9
votes
2answers
644 views

What was kaiju blue?

In the intro to the movie, they mention Kaiju Blue being somewhat of a problem after a kaiju was taken down. I didn't quite understand what it was or why it was a problem. What was it?
4
votes
1answer
127 views

What's the point of the overly complex abduction?

I am currently rewatching Season 1 of 24 and while the plot lines around Bauer's daughter Kimberly and his wife Teri certainly are interesting and exciting and provide some great twists, I really ...
2
votes
1answer
109 views

Movie about two (three?) sisters, ending with “can't board airplane without shoes”

Honest 15-20 years ago, I've watched this one good old movie... with two sisters (or maybe good friends)... one of them was the singer of some musical band, or something like that... short-haired ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Young American man studying in Paris meets young French couple

Some years ago I started watchin a DVD. Unfortunately I never finished the move, and I don't remember the title. It's probably made around 2000... The movie is about a young American man who moves ...
1
vote
1answer
173 views

Identify an actress from TV

Here's what I know. She was on an episode of Law and Order: SVU. In the episode, there were young girls being manipulated into sexual relations with a man whom they believed was their biological ...
5
votes
1answer
770 views

Would NASA have known about the oncoming debris in Gravity?

In the film, Gravity, the protagonists are warned early on of destruction headed their way. My question is: shouldn't NASA have predicted this beforehand? I'm not a rocket scientist, but wouldn't ...
14
votes
4answers
2k views

What causes the tension in the strap between Dr. Ryan and Matt?

In the scene where Dr. Ryan Stone's (Sandra Bullock) leg is entangled in Soyuz's parachute cords and she is tethered with Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) through a strap, there is tension in the strap, ...
1
vote
1answer
163 views

Identify movie about 18yo drug dealer living with his widowed father

I don't remember this movie exactly, so.. what I remember is this. A movie about a guy (18 or something like that) who his mother dies (I guess cancer) but his father is alive and they live in the ...
3
votes
2answers
200 views

Why doesn’t Carrie tell Saul that Brody can trick the lie detector?

In season 1 of Homeland, Carrie knows that Brody can trick the lie detector, because of the last question (she has slept with him, he lies about it, but the lie detector doesn’t recognize it as ...
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votes
1answer
140 views

What animated movie does this GIF spoof, with something launching off and intercepting a missile? [closed]

I saw this GIF created by a goon over at the Something Awful forums posted to Photoshop Phriday for "Professor X Blasts Off!", but I can't identify the source (other than Professor X, obviously). It ...

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