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Connection between Interstellar and 'Flora's Letter'?

I work in a cinema, and today we received our copy of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar: which came packaged and labelled as "Flora's Letter" As is quite well known, film's are distributed (and ...
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What is the song playing in My Name Is Earl S4E4?

I'm trying to find the name of the song that plays between 04:12 - 04:40 of the episode of My Name Is Earl (Stole an RV), which is the 4th episode of season 4. In case the minutes do not match, the ...
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Why was Birdman on limited release?

Michael Keaton's Birdman had great reviews and opened in 4 theaters to a record per screen. The following week 50 screens, then 250 (according to mojo) It cost $22m and as of early Nov has earned ...
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How many people did Nucky kill in Boardwalk Empire?

How many did Nucky kill himself in total over all seasons of Boardwalk Empire? I can recall two cases: Jimmy Darmody in season 2, episode 12 Rowland Smith in season 3, episode 4 Are there any more ...
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Before I Go to Sleep - plot issue

On the last day of the plot of Before I Go to Sleep, Ben/Mike is shown in his car as he leaves the house for the day. On the passenger seat is a second phone that is ringing. That phone shows that the ...
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167 views

Can a Live Telecast Be Edited?

Just curious to know whether the Live telecast can be edited before they are actually broadcast in TV Channels? Some famous shows like WWE are alleged to have displayed the shows after editing. Just ...
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805 views

Woman has affair with married man and blamed for wife's death

Trying to find name of this movie In the movie there is a woman who says she got out of a relationship with a bad guy. She falls in love with this man who is married and they have an affair. she ...
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196 views

Identify this old movie about a benevolent Squirrel

Many many years ago, I saw an old movie or maybe just a portion of it where a miser (think Uncle Scrooge like) lived above a poor family. He might have been their landlord, not sure. He stashed his ...
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How did the guys get weapons and gadgets in the sewer?

In the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) movie, April rescued the turtles and the rat (Splinter) and left them in sewer. When they grew up, they had access to gadgets like skateboards, monitors ...
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The African Queen (1951) - did Charlie and Rosie have sex?

All right, it is obviously not shown on the screen but did they actually have sex after they miraculously passed the rapids? First, the scene ends with long emotional kiss. Second, Charlie is ...
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Have any TV shows spawned spin-offs of a different genre?

Spin-offs are a long-standing tradition in television, but generally the new shows stick quite closely to the aesthetics of the old. The Flash is much lighter in tone than Arrow, but it's still ...
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Was Arrow's change in moral alignment motivated by his audience?

The 1st season of Arrow had me (who is largely unacquainted with its literary source material) draw quite some comparisons to Bruce Wayne and his background, except for the fact that Oliver Queen has ...
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The Rock: Mistake or deliberate?

I just watched an old classic, The Rock from 1996 with Nicolas Cage and Sean Connery (among other) and while watching it I noticed something I hadn’t notice before which didn’t quite sit well in my ...
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Man is a demi-god but can't remember it

In the movie I saw, It was a handsome guy in his 30's I swear it was (Paul Walker but maybe not) The guy ended up being a sort of high rank demi-god. His wife seems to know this and keeps it from ...
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What does the “License to Kill” of James Bond actually mean?

It's common knowledge that James Bond has an official "License to kill". But what exactly does this license entail? I would assume that it means that he has a blanket authorization by his superiors to ...
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Trying to find a movie, Serbian, two brothers with their father on an island

I watched this movie on SBS a while ago maybe 5+ years ago, I am pretty sure it is Serbian. It had two brothers and the went to live with their father or something like that, then they go to an ...
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Where are the dogs in Titanic?

In the movie Titanic, when Jack first sees Rose for the first time, there are some dogs being taken for a walk on that deck by an officer. But when the Titanic is going down, none of the dogs were ...
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318 views

How does the Basilisk roam around Hogwarts?

In the movie Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets, and of course in the book, Hermione Granger states: The Basilisk travels around Hogwarts through pipes. Now this snake is huge, almost 50 ...
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Who is this giant in Hancock?

In the tornado battle in Hancock when Hancock is fighting his "wife" there appears to be a huge (maybe mechanical) figure running through the destruction. It appears to be almost twice the size ...
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176 views

Where did the “dog” come from?

In I Am Number Four when John (Number Four) and Henri are moving from the beach to Paradise, they are being followed by a lizard which then transforms into a dog and gets adopted by them. Later on ...
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258 views

Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
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293 views

Name of cult horror movie from the 80s about a heavy metal fanatic

I ve seen some years ago just the beginning of a horror movie, as i remember from the description of the back of the movie and the remnants in my memore, there are the following characteristics about ...
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908 views

Sheldon Cooper has a Master of Arts degree?

Both Wikipedia and The Big Bang Theory Wiki say that Sheldon Cooper of the Big Bang Theory has a Master of Arts degree. They both cite "The Love Car Displacement" episode as the source for that. But ...
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Did Nick really push Amy?

During the first half of Gone Girl, we see many scenes narrated by Amy. These are as written in her diary. So was that pushing incident a reality?
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Event Horizon “disappearance” plot hole

The premise of the movie is that the Event Horizon, a secret prototype "gravity drive" powered faster-than-light spaceship, mysteriously "disappears" on its maiden test flight to Alpha Centauri. But ...
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Why did Fury (2014) end this way?

This movie is recently released and I'm sure some movie fanatics have seen it here. Warning: this question has spoilers. Fury is a 2014 American war film set during World War II written and ...
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Identify this movie - social anxiety, war hospital

I've seen this movie on TV, at least 25 years ago, maybe even longer, and i think it was old even then (might have been black&white, but i'm not sure about that) As far as i remember, the cast of ...
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The Flash S01E04: where do the recaps/flashbacks of Felicity Smoak come from?

At the beginning of every episode, there are some recap shots. For episode 4, those consist of some shots of Felicity Smoak asking about Barry and being introduced to Iris. Yet I don't remember from ...
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298 views

Street racing - mechanic recruited by FBI to bring down his boss

I watched a movie two years back, I forgot the name but remember the plot. It's about this guy getting hired to work for some rich bad guys car collection, he works with another mechanic who does not ...
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What is the computer that Benny Hill hacks in the Italian job? (1969)

In the movie The Italian Job (1969) we see Professor Peach (Benny Hill) hack the Turin traffic monitoring computer. I'm trying to work out which model this is. My question is: What is the computer ...
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Official word on whether all Seinfeld episodes have reference to Superman?

There are quite a few web pages on the Internet that discuss whether or not a Superman reference can be found in every single episode of Seinfeld. Has anyone affiliated with the show ever made a ...
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What are we to make of the ending of The Great Silence?

I just watched The Great Silence (orig.: Il grande silenzio) and I have to say, I was utterly perplexed by its ending. At the end of the movie Loco invades Snow Hill with his friends and they take the ...
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Where did Loco get the rifle from?

During The Great Silence (orig.: Il grande silenzio) the sheriff is escorting Loco out of Snow Hill to the higher orders for supposedly attacking Silence. During their travel they make a stop in the ...
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In “Jobs” what does Steve's boss mean when he tells him: “As for your personal issues, I think we may have a solution.”

In the movie "Jobs", Steve's boss tells him people are complaining because he isn't showering, being an asshole, etc. He then says: As for your personal issues, I think we may have a solution. ...
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Horror movie help? Pretty low budget too

Hi I saw the trailer for this movie a year ago but it might be older. Basically 2 girls and 2 guys sneak into an aslyum after it is closed because one of the girls claims she a psychic and one of the ...
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When was the horror film technique where a character opens a door to the same room first done?

I've noticed this interesting and scary film technique where a character tries to exit through a door, only to find that they've entered the same room as before. I've seen it done in The Awakening ...
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Technique of shooting scenes inverted?

I read in a recent article on moviefone that there is a common technique of shooting scenes inverted (left is right and vice versa). Apparently this was used in Star Wars to shoot a scene including ...
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195 views

Identify the episode of 80-90's TV show ALF

I watched that episode when I was 6 so I don't clearly remember which episode it was or what season, because it aired in the 90's in India after it was actually ended. The only thing I remember from ...
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Teenagers become a giant superhero

What is the name of 90's TV show that's about a bunch of teenagers that become a giant super hero by shouting names of planets (not really sure about that). They got their power from an alien with no ...
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Final scene in Turist / Force Majeure

The film Turist (Force Majeure) chronicles a family on skiing holiday in the Alps. It's mostly a pretty "ordinary" film with no surreal elements. What is the meaning of this scene?
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What is the name of this “If you fail in the game, you'll die same way” movie?

Years ago (At least, 4-5 years), I watched a movie about a video game which become real in Horror gender, English language and live action. This is the story I remember: This game was bought by a ...
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In There Will Be Blood, why did HW go mute and try to burn down the shed?

Firstly, why did going deaf also remove HW's ability to speak? Not speak correctly or even coherently, but use his vocal cords at all? Secondly, what was his purpose for trying to burn down the ...
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111 views

What is the name of this “Repetitious” movie?

Years ago, I watched a movie which had a different subject. In this movie, everything were repetitious and as far as I know, the main character was a Girl. In one scene this girl tried to kill herself ...
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False rape accusation leads to attempted lynching

I am looking for a movie that I saw some years ago, at a minimum 5 years ago. The setting is the American South during Jim Crow and the plot is that a white woman falsely accuses one or several ...
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Why do post-war Hollywood WWII-themed movies ignore Japan?

According to Wikipedia, of 13 new US-made WW2-themed war movies for 2014, only one is about fighting Japan. In fact, Wikipedia tallies 41 of these US-made or co-produced WW2-themed productions since ...
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843 views

Why was Amy postponing the inevitable and was it inevitable at all?

About half-way into Gone Girl we learn that Amy's disappearance was a staging carefully prepared by her to take revenge on her husband by having him convicted, and ultimately excuted, for supposedly ...
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What's the deal with the rewind?

Funny Games (2007) was just a hard movie to watch period. But, I really got kicked in the head when Paul rewound the scene and started it over. What? After Paul and Peter return to the house with ...
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Do movie actors/actresses dub their scenes after shooting or do they use the audio that is in the scene?

Do they record the audio separately? Or is it all taken in one shot? I think I remember watching some cheap indie films whose audio and video, particularly the speaking of the actors, are not very ...
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4k views

2K versus Quad HD (QHD)

Is there a REAL difference or is it both the same. According to a German Wikipedia article 2K is a resolution with a width of UP TO 2048 pixels. Therefore 2560x1440 doesn't fit into this range. ...
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Best order to watch the Underworld movie series

The Underworld series of movies currently has four movies. According to Wikipedia, the movies were released 1, 2, 3, 4: but chronologically, they are ordered 3, 1, 2, 4 (3 is a prequel). In what ...

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