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Children's cartoon tv series about a regular classroom

It kind of realistic (no magic or monsters). Just the life of a classroom of a school. There's two distinct kids; a rich kid called Arthur and a nerdy girl from Lithuania. The teacher is a kind woman. ...
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760 views

Why is Samaritan smarter than the Machine?

I am watching Person of Interest season 4, episode 10 -- The Cold War, where Samaritan beat the Machine. Why can Samaritan do things that the Machine can't? Why must Finch, Root, Reese, Shaw and ...
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What was the deal with 9:30 in M Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit'?

By the end of M Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit', it is evident But what was the deal with 9:30? Is it possible that a condition like this happens around a fixed time? Or is it simply employed by the ...
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Baby face hero on dusty roads and a light-blue sedan

The lead character is played by Stephen Dorff or Paul Walker or some other smallish baby-faced guys who like to do action movies. There's a smallish blue sedan driving around unpaved roads; a village,...
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74 views

Kids show involving a guy named “Nathan”

There was this show which I used to watch as a kid (about 10-15 years back). I think it was on POGO channel. It involved some teenagers dancing, singing etc to entertain kids. I remember only one guy'...
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142 views

Movie where friends go camping and miss their country being invaded

I remember watching a movie back in my university days (2006-2011). I want to watch it again, but cant remember its name or much about its cast. All i remember is that a group of friends goes for a ...
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81 views

Why do Ethan and Julia just prefer to see each other from long distance rather than meeting each other?

In the last scene of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, after Ethan tells William that Julia is alive, Ethan prefers to have a look of Julia only from the distance. While Julia after finding that ...
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318 views

Is Jar Jar Binks a Sith Lord?

I have found on the internet many sites (see here, here and here for example) that "prove" that Jar Jar Binks is a Sith Lord. My question is: Is this only a fan theory, or is there an official ...
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90 views

Who does Stewie confuse Stanley Smith with in S06E06?

In this dialogue from Family Guy, Stewie is confronted with Stanley Smith from American Dad. Who does he mean by "Joe" when he says that he looks like him?
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What was the point of showing sexually provocative film in Asylum?

In American Horror Story: Asylum, Jude seems to be turned religious and tries religious ways as per her beliefs but why did she allow to show a provocative film on movie night? What was that movie and ...
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In Cold in July, was the cop killed?

There was a police guy in uniform sat inside guarding the house whilst the family was asleep. After he is attacked, if you look closely there is a wound to the side of his head. Whether he died or ...
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Movie reference at the end of Family Guy Episode 14x08?

At the end of Family Guy episode 14x08, Peter wrote some lines on his old computer. I never saw much of Joe after that. And while he's been gone for many years, I've never forgetten his face or ...
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141 views

Help me find this animation tv Cartoon fantasy

I remember the opening sequence. A space pod lands on an alien planet. The pod opens and a light human-ish child comes out and starts exploring the planet. I think the intro and outro song sings ...
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Who was the man in Wanda's flat?

In the beginning of "Ida" (2013 Best Foreign Language Film of the Year), Anna/Ida visits her aunt Wanda for the first time. As she enters Wanda's flat, the camera pauses on a man getting dressed. He ...
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Is there real connection between The Machinist and Dostoyevsky's books?

I've asked myself why the imaginary co-worker of Reznik in The Machinist (2004) is called Ivan, and why Reznik himself reads "The Idiot". According to Wikipedia, Ivan is reference to "The Brothers ...
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2k views

What does “4P” mean?

In Annie Hall, Woody Allen quips that he wasn’t accepted into the army because he was classfied as “4P” which prompts the interviewer and audience to laugh. What did he mean? What does “4P” mean? I ...
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469 views

Why does Jessica Jones react differently to Kilgrave's powers?

Plainly speaking I have read Wikipedia on her & in the comics, this reaction to Kilgrave's powers is explained clearly. Jean Grey helps shield her mind. So, does the same explanation hold ...
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86 views

What was the call sign of the clone pilot that helped Obi-Wan and Anakin?

What was the call sign of the clone pilot that helped Obi-Wan and Anakin reach the Invisible Hand in the opening battle? Sorry I don't in which movie this takes place, I don't know why but I friend ...
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Are the events depicted in FX's Fargo TV series really true?

The first episode of FX's Fargo series begins with the disclaimer- THIS IS A TRUE STORY. The events depicted took place in Minnesota in 2006. At the request of the survivors, the names have ...
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What is Lester talking about at the insurance shop at the end of Fargo S01E08?

Could anyone gifted at reading lips or looking up screenplays tell us what Lester was enthralling everyone with at his work?
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196 views

Man helps a young woman escape from walled city; they embrace on a bridge and she ages and disintegrates into sand

The movie is a 70's or 80's movie. In a closing scene from the movie, which was very powerful, a man (the protagonist) who is in love with a woman that lives in the walled city (and I assume the wall ...
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648 views

Was Birdemic intended to be a bad movie?

I would like to know if Birdemic was intended as a funny non-serious movie or if it was really made with the intention of producing a genuinely scary movie that just got bad. Were they serious when ...
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171 views

Captain on his motorcycle got a speed-ticket

This one will be tough. I'm looking for a U.S. movie. I don't remember when it came out. But cell-phones and automatic speed camera where not really a thing at this time (see below). So roughly ...
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300 views

movies about girl and her boyfriend in the forest and group of teenagers are killed the girl boyfriend and chased the girl

I am looking for a movie about a girl and her boyfriend in the forest. They then find themseleves in the hands of a teenager group. These teenagers killed the girl's boyfriend. Then that girl escapes ...
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Does Capable heal Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, when Capable, one of Immortan Joe's wives, finds Nux hidden in the rear of the Rig, he is distraught at having failed Joe. Capable tries to console him and at one point he ...
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Why does Rembrandt keep calling Quinn “Q-ball”?

In "Sliders," Rembrandt keeps calling Quinn "Q-ball". Why does he do that? I think I know, I would just like to make sure. In theoretical physics, Q-ball refers to a type of non-topological soliton. ...
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214 views

Horror Movie : People doing the “hands in the air” move

I remember we rented it at the videoclub around the year 2000. We used to do that a lot at the time so I'm nearly sure it is from this period of time. The movie was a about a demonic entity who could ...
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Why is Bobby Munson's cut different than everyone else's?

Did they ever explain in the TV series Sons Of Anarchy why Bobby Munson's cut (his gang jacket) has a border around the shoulders? There's a white pattern around what would be his sleeves (if it wasn'...
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162 views

What was the purpose of keeping Castor Troy alive after the face transplant procedure?

In the 1997 movie, Face/Off, FBI Agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) has been pursuing terrorist Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) for over 6 years. During an ambush at Los Angeles airport, Castor makes a ...
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2k views

What is the song in 'Mars Attacks!' that killed the Martians?

The evil Martians were killed by a song near the end of the Mars Attack! movie. What is the title of the song? A youtube link will be helpful.
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597 views

How did Dillon die?

In Killing them Softly at the end Brad Pitt says that Dillon died this morning: Dillon's dead now fucking pay me. How did Dillon die? Did we watch it happen or no? I never really saw Dillon much ...
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277 views

From which movies does the stereotypical b/w film noir voice-over introduction originate?

When doing stereotypical film noir style stories they always have the hard boiled black and white detective narrating to himself with smooth jazz playing while it is raining, like in the first minute ...
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Public address announcements in OITNB

All through the existing 39 episodes of 'Orange is the New Black' you can hear the public address system make announcements. They are diegetic effects used to create the ambience of a prison, a type ...
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906 views

Is Jean Valjean lying when he tells Javert that he will turn himself in after 3 days?

In Les Miserables (2012), when Jean Valjean is confronted by Javert in the hospital, he says that if he is allowed to ensure Cosette's safety he will turn himself in in 3 days. JVJ: Before you say ...
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Black and white film; Journalist receives newspapers from a day into the future. One predicts his death

The film is old, maybe the 60's. The argument is about a frustrated journalist who can not get a good article to the newspaper he works for. After a request for a "miracle", someone comes and gives ...
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How did Bob Taylor get out of the children's room?

I watched the scene in Prisoners where Bob Taylor supposedly breaks into the Dovers' house carefully. When he gets into the children's room, Mrs. Dover comes right after him but then he mysteriously ...
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159 views

Taken 3, Bryan torturing Stuart. What kind of torture is that?

In Taken 3, Bryan tortures Stuart by pouring water on Stuart's face with a piece of fabric on his face. How is that torture? Any hole on any side between the fabric and his face will give a good ...
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108 views

Movie about a professor accused of a crime?

This movie is at least 14-15 years old. A professor in a college is teaching his students about a recent incident when a man was accused of a crime and then killed during the shootout by the police. ...
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Is Toy Story inspired by The Velveteen Rabbit?

I couldn't help but notice a lot in common between the Toy Story movies, and The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. In specific, the following elements are both major parts of the story: They ...
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371 views

Where has Woody been?

In Toy Story 2, Woody is convinced to go to the Japanese toy museum, as he's worried about what will happen when Andy grows up. However, from the same movie, two pieces of key timeline are ...
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For how long is Phil stuck in the Groundhog Day's loop?

I've several times wondered for how long was Phil Connors stuck in that loop. There are the on-screen shown days which I estimate around 40. But then, Phil learns lot of stuff about the people of the ...
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169 views

How does earth based technology interact with alien technology

I recently rewatched Independence Day (1996) And noticed a lot of new things that left all kinds of plot-holes and questions. I'm willing to accept plot-holes and Deus Ex Machina type explanations at ...
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82 views

What would be the “correct salute” for this sentence?

Ted and Robin have this running gag, where they salute when words denoting ranks of military staff occur.For example, if someone says That's a major problem. They salute and say Major ...
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1answer
191 views

How much time passed (in universe) between Rocky and Rocky III?

In the original Rocky, Mickey tells Rocky that he is 76 years old: MICKEY (yells) Rocky, I'm seventy-six years old. Maybe you can be the winner I never was -- your ...
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666 views

What is the significance of the flashing lights?

In ID4 (Independence Day), there are 3 helicopters sent up to greet the alien craft. One of the copters is fitted with a set of light panels that flash the lights in a specific pattern/sequence. What ...
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147 views

In S01E08, how did Jessica do it in 'What Would Jessica Do?'

In S01E08 of Jessica Jones, how was Jessica able to knock out the 2 servants. Even she & Kilgrave had consumed the food. But both were fine until Jessica shoots Kilgrave with Sufentanil shot.
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Does Jon Snow have king's blood in his veins as his brother Robb was king of the north

In Game of Thrones Melisandre needs the King's blood for her magic. Can that be the reason for her interest in Jon Snow? He may be a bastard, but Jon Snow (despite of the famous R + L = J theory) is ...
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214 views

90s cartoon with scientists fighting alien creatures that evolve

I am looking for a '90s cartoon, probably american (I watched it in italian, so I am not sure about it). It is about a group of scientists that fight against some alien creatures. Those creatures ...
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57 views

How did the kidnappings happen?

Am I right when I say that Alex drove the children in Prisoners to his house wanting just to play with them and then get them back but didn't since Holly wanted to keep them? But that draws another ...
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63 views

Why does Loki's superior damage his investigation?

Det. Loki's superior in Prisoners is also often slightly rude. He cancels the surveillance at one point, and does many other disturbances to the investigation. Why does he seem to damage Loki's ...

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