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How are car model years identified?

This is some question that has always been in my mind. I ask here because I have mostly seen it in American movies and TV series, not so in those from other parts. Typically in a movie, a suspect is ...
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Any reason behind the ending of Inglourious Basterds?

This is about the movie - Inglourious Basterds Any particular reason this was done and that particular event from history was chosen?
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Why not use Red Woman to take down King's Landing?

This is about the series - Game Of Thrones. If that is the case, why does Stannis Baratheon not use her to sneak up and take out all the key players of King's Landing and claim his throne?
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A girl building card towers in her room

The only scene that I can remember from this movie is about a girl building playing card towers in her room and I think she has some kind of autism. I'm not sure if she has "telekinetic powers", but I ...
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What is the name of the Russian song in the season 3 episode 3?

What is the name of the name of the Russian song the Russian president sang after the dinner in White House? What was the context and significance of the song?
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How did John Pasternak know of Claire's fondness for tulips?

Please correct me if I've erred, but I believe that John Pasternak sent the bouquet of tulips in Season 3, Episode 6, Claire Underwood, who herself asks the same question as that in the question title ...
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302 views

How to obtain a good version of Pinocchio?

My understanding is that there have been problems getting a good copy of Pinocchio due to loss of original high quality masters. Supposedly the 1980s VHS edition is faithful to the original, but ...
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Why doesn't Grey allow Anastasia to touch him?

I'm talking about the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey. It's good to declare at the beginning that I don't know nothing about the book. Grey has a particular passion about physical attraction. He wants ...
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Movie with a beautiful lesbian scene?

I've seen part of this movie in TV once (long ago). I don't want to tie myself down but I think movie year is around 90s/2000+. I remember pretty much just the one most memorable scene: two girls ...
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Probably a 90s/or early 2000's movie

i really don't remember much about this movie because i saw it about 12-13 years ago when i was a kid sitting in a bar with my father who was drinking beer :-) this is a Hollywood movie(pretty ...
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Kids show with martial arts elements and magic

I've been trying to find the name of a TV show that I used to watch a few years back (more than 10, I think). I can only remember that it was about some kids who trained in some martial art by a ...
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Where did the “dream effect” originate?

When a TV or movie character begins to dream (or daydream), there is a common set of effects used to communicate that to the audience: Whitened screen or edges (a "cloudy" effect) Sometimes a brief ...
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What 80s or 90s horror movie is set underground with a bunch of soldiers fighting slow moving zombie like monsters

I often have a flicker of a memory which is like a bad itch I have been unable to scratch, scouring the interwebs and all the cult movie lists I can find on IMDB and everywhere else. There was a ...
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What 70's/80's movie? A woman with letter 'A' in her dress is comdemned of witchcraft

What movie/tv series is this? A woman in 16th/17th (?) century is hiding her identity, because she either is thought to be a witch or is a witch, and there is a letter 'A' in the upper part of her ...
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How is an actor cast that's an older version of another one?

How does someone show the same character at very different ages who has also morphed from one type of person to another? Is it possible that the same actor can somehow close the two-decade time ...
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How come Top Gear (UK) has swearing in season 22?

I've watched Top Gear (UK) for all its 21 seasons. Recently, season 22 started airing and I managed to catch the first episode. What surprised me is that it is rated as TV-MA and they have explicit ...
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Why hasn't Team Machine told Control who was really behind Vigilance?

In the finale of Season 3 of Person of Interest, it was revealed to Team Machine and to the audience that Decima Technologies was behind Vigilance, and that they planned the bombing in the courtroom. ...
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Identifying House of Cards minor character

I was watching the latest season of House of Cards, and the actor that plays Jackie Sharp's new fiancée - the cardiologist - seems familiar to me, but I can't remember his name. He appeared in at ...
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249 views

what is this 80's teen tv series? a girl with psychic visions

Does anyone know this tv series from 80's? I don't remember much, but it was a really exciting and a little bit dark story. A girl has short (b&w?) psychic visions about walking in a dark ...
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245 views

What is the significance of the scene where Karen and Monnitoff briefly talked about Donnie Darko?

This is about the scene in Donnie Darko where Karen (English teacher) and Monnitoff (Science teacher) have this conversation: Monnitoff: Donnie Darko. Karen: I know. Both of them laugh ...
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390 views

Did Lucy become a Buddha?

The experience of Lucy appears very similar to what was experienced by Gautama Buddha. She said that she has no desire and she can feel or see the whole universe. One of the most important part of ...
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To whom is the Chitauri mastermind talking in the beginning?

I'm not sure if it's really the Chitauri mastermind, but bear with me. In the opening of The Avengers we see some blue glimmer, some Chitauri, Loki's hands receiving the scepter/spear. All overlaid ...
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228 views

How much time has passed in House of Cards?

The beginning of House of Cards starts with the inauguration of the President. How much time do each of the seasons cover? Spoiler'ing season 3 if included would be nice, though I'm currently curious ...
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Did Axler sleep with with his daughter in the Humbling movie?

In the humbling movie, the hallucinations of the main character (Simon Axler) suggest that he may be guilty for sleeping with his daughter and the hallucinations may be caused by his conscience, ...
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54 views

Help identifying an episode where the grandmother is radioactive?

I watched a portion of a TV show years ago that involved an old woman who glowed in the dark. From what I remember a man was shown in to the grandmother's bedroom by her family members, then the ...
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Who chooses the host for the Oscar show?

This year Barney, I mean Neil Patrick Harris, hosted the Oscars award show. Who produces the show and who gets to choose the host? It seems like quite a responsibility.
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222 views

Significance of “savages” dialogue in American Sniper

In American Sniper, there comes a scene where a fellow soldier shows Chris Kyle a piece of jewelry that he bought from Iraq, to which Chris Kyle responds How come you buy this from the savages? ...
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548 views

Was this character from 'Better Call Saul' also in 'Breaking bad'?

In the latest episode of 'Better Call Saul', we saw Saul aka Jimmy saving that guy (obviously staged) hanging from that billboard. Among the crowd, I noticed this lady and I thought I had seen her in ...
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238 views

Birdman and In Bruges, dream sequence reference

Something is been bugging me since I saw Birdman. when they were discussing about the budget and Galifianakis complained that the reserve is gone on the trees, Keaton replied its for a dream sequence ...
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158 views

Why do people refer to Larry as 'Doc'?

On Inherent Vice, the protagonist is called Larry, but everyone calls him 'Doc'? Why do they do that? At first I thought he was actually a doctor (a stoned one), but then I saw he was working as a ...
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600 views

A movie about a girl with cancer

I don’t remember much because I haven't watched it in a long time but here's parts I remember. A girl and her boyfriend love skating and they end up finding out she has cancer. And when he visits her ...
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Are the scripts published online official?

From time to time I've seen movies' or TV show episodes' scripts posted or quoted online - at first they were The Simpsons episodes, but Star Wars and Harry Potter films too, for example. There's even ...
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What was the meaning of “21 grams”?

At the end of 21 Grams (2003), the teller said, “They say we all loose 21 grams at the exact moment of our death.” I’m just interested in what that 21 grams means which caused the makers to entitle ...
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Foreign animated movie about a princess married off to a powerful wizard

I remember that she's kept in a tower until she can be married, and that she sneaks into town to see people sew or something. Anyway, one day several princes bring great gifts from all over the world, ...
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113 views

An old funny heist movie

I have trying to find a movie I watched at my childhood. It was black and white; as far as I remember, it was funny; and the plot was that some guys were trying to rob their own company (not certain ...
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80s TV action series about an “electric man”

I'm looking for an 80s tv-series. The main character was some kind of superhero-ish. He had a blue sparkling/glowing body, and he "healed" himself with electricity. He had a "sidekick" who was a star ...
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Medieval 2000s comedy rated R

I will tell you everything that i know.. this movie was released between 2005-2008. i think it was 2006 but i'm not sure. its a comedy movie set in medieval Britain or France. the evil king marries ...
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Alien movie, which one was it?

I was trying to search for a movie I think I watched nearly 12 years back. Broken story was something like this. Some troopers going to find their companions and their plane crashes because some alien ...
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137 views

What is Stephen Chow working on post Journey to the West?

This question refers to the movie produces/director/actor - Stephen Chow After 2013's - Journey to the West, there seems to be no word of any upcoming projects by Stephen Chow. Does anyone know of ...
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291 views

What is the most loss suffered by a Hollywood movie?

What Hollywood movie has lost the most money ever? How much did it lose? Is the answer different if you adjust for the value of money over time?
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In Star Wars, is the Wampa's dismembered arm foreshadowing?

In Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, when Luke sabers the arm off the wampa, the scene shows the arm falling to the ground in dramatized slow-motion with a slightly "strobe" effect (consequence of ...
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Movie/dialogue with particular “hooker” joke

I know this is from a really famous movie, but I cannot catch the movie name or the exact dialogue. The main character makes a joke about hooker/whore (if I am correct, comparing a night with them vs ...
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How do they locate the physical body in Animatrix: Kid's story?

This is regarding a short story from the Animatrix by the name Kid's Story The story is about the Kid that Neo helps "free" himself from the Matrix. This is the same kid who is shown in the Reloaded ...
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186 views

Educational Cartoon children show about whole numbers and fractions

I saw this show in 1997. Educational cartoon about fractions and whole number. Not sure if it was a show or a one time lengthy episode. This was the only episode I saw. The story begins by telling ...
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253 views

Movie about an old lady who takes the blame for murders committed by a serial killer

The movie begins with some statement like: this is based on a true story, but the parts that are hard to believe is the part that happened in reality! "Go figure" -- I don't remember it exactly. The ...
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858 views

What is the machinery at the top of the elevator in Mission: Impossible?

Towards the beginning of the film Mission: Impossible, the first person on the team to die is Jack. He's on top of the elevator when it starts uncontrollably accelerating towards the top of the ...
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222 views

stand up comedy show in early 80s

In the early 80s, I remember watching a stand-up comedy special with several now-famous comedians and it was hilarious. It had Seinfeld, and Reiser as they were just starting out. I can't remember if ...
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632 views

Horror Ghost Movie; Water dripping from basement knob

Well I've been trying to get the name of this movie for years. It aired on TV in Canada at least 5 years ago. Here goes: I think the movie may or may not have "lakehouse" in the title. The movie ...
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Guy lives in dumpy hotel in turn of century Los Angeles

I'm trying to think of a movie I saw a few years back. It is about a writer or a detective, he moves to L.A. before it was a major city and lives in a dumpy hotel room. He has run ins with a beautiful ...
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What is the “moral” in Elite Squad (Tropa de Elite)?

After watching and enjoying "City of God," I was highly recommended to watch "Elite Squad." While it's an enjoyable action movie, I was left perplexed about the moral and / or theme of Elite Squad. ...

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