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How did the media know the name of the robot?

I watched Chappie yesterday and had the following question: TV News showed a footage of Chappie aiding criminals. Then they urged viewers to call authorities in case they see Chappie in their ...
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Has an attempt ever been made to film The 3 Investigators series of books?

As a huge fan of the 3 Investigators my interest has been piqued to discover whether a television series or film has ever approached production and been subsequently cancelled. Any information at ...
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Which TV series featured children on a tropical island stopping criminals?

I am trying to remember a TV series from my youth in the UK (approximately 1990-1995). It featured a band of children, somewhat attached to a hotel, on a tropical island. They would prevent crime ...
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265 views

What is that movie with Malcolm McDowell that is about a demonic apocalypse?

I'm almost certain that the movie had Malcolm McDowell in it. But if he was in it, I cannot find it under his movies. The movie was about a demon or the devil or the devil's son taking over the world....
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How useful are dragon glass arrow heads when fighting the white walkers in Game of Thrones?

In Game of Thrones we found out that obsidian (dragon glass) and valyrian steel (dragon steel) are both able to kill the White Walkers. In S5Ep08 we finally saw the horde of undead that is under the ...
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Why was Tyrion not sold for a fortune as orginally planned?

In Game of Thrones S05E06, Jorah and Tyrion are captured by slave traders. Tyrion is only spared because apparently, his cock has magic powers, and can be sold for a fortune. In S05E07, Tyrion is ...
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2k views

Horror movie with teenagers in an abandoned asylum

I watched a movie one night and I can't remember the title. The movie was about these teenagers who go into an old asylum at night and they can't seem to get out. They brought a dog with them too. I ...
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200 views

Rare road movie with the protagonist resembling Philip Seymour Hoffman

B-production road movie, late 80's or 90's probably. Guy in his 40-50s, marred probably (I think that he spoken with his wife on phone), alone on the road. He looks big, or fat, but not extreme, pale ...
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How did Michael end up in that basement in Season 1?

In the last Season of Fringe, the Observer child Michael was essential for the plot. He appeared before in Season 1, where he was found in an abadoned basement. Is there any explaination how he did ...
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177 views

Film about inmate who receives alien DNA

In the mid-2000s, my cousin and I rented and watched a B/C-list sci-fi movie that was hugely disappointing, but I cannot remember its title. Synopsis: An inmate is given alien DNA that supposedly ...
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Why is Max known as “Mad Max” in the Mad Max Franchise?

As the title suggests I was wondering why is Max known as "Mad Max" in this franchise? From the first movie till Fury Road Max is the only character who is not "Mad" and is the only sensible human in ...
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193 views

Why is the Beatles music appropriate in American Beauty?

In the original script for the movie American Beauty Beatles songs are used numerous times, such as when Ricky is in his jail cell and when Lester sees Ricky's music when getting pot from him. I can ...
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152 views

Why does Annie say “Susan” after Abed proposes calling the group the “Stephen King's Dreamcatchers”?

In the last episode of season 6 of Community, when proposing new names for the Save Greendale Committee, Abed proposes "Stephen King's Dreamcatchers". Annie then looks at him and says "Susan". Is ...
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Was “Big Lob” originally supposed to be a licensed sports personality?

In the animated G.I. Joe the Movie, basketball-player-turned-Joe "Big Lob" (voiced by Brad Sanders) is introduced. He has the number "14" on his jersey. Hasbro has used licensed personalities as ...
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178 views

Which movie or television series contains this character?

I saw a drawing of a familiar character, however, I don't remember which movie or series she was from. The drawing was of a girl with white torn clothes holding a handheld telescope, a machete-like ...
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89 views

Origin of Bubbles' monkey noise

If you've ever watched Trailer Park Boys you might have noticed Bubbles makes this strange monkey noise whenever he's excited. In the episode Propane, Propane Ricky refers to it specifically when ...
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380 views

Could the oracle really see the future or just predict choice based on human emotion?

In the last scene of the 3rd Matrix movie, the following conversation takes place: Seraph : Did you always know? The Oracle: Oh, no. No, I didn't. But I believed. But before that the ...
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544 views

Are unforgivable curses unblockable in Harry Potter?

Recently, I was discussing with my friend about unforgivable curses in the Harry Potter universe and we were wondering if unforgivable curses can be blocked.
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159 views

Identify movie with man waking up in a maze of machinery

The opening scene is of a man lying in the underground darkness half-buried in muck. A light comes on briefly and then he is plunged back into total darkness. As he slowly regains consciousness, he ...
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142 views

Last scene: A woman in apocalypse

It's been a lot of years, I am not able to find the name of the movie because the details I remember are very little and it's only about the last scene. Let me describe the last scene as much as I ...
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142 views

Did someone ever refer to Patrick Jane as Mentalist?

The original intro of the TV show The Mentalist defines a mentalist as follows: Mentalist /'men-tə-list/ noun Someone who uses mental acuity, hypnosis and/or suggestion. A master manipulator ...
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Why does Craster give those sacrifices to the White Walkers?

In Game Of Thrones Season 4, the wildling Craster leaves his sons, from his wives (at the same time his daughters), into the woods to be taken by the White Walkers' king, after that he turned them ...
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How did Ava get on the helicopter?

At the ending of Ex Machina, Ava is seen walking out of the house, walking up to the helicopter that was coming to retrieve that other guy, and then walking around in a city. This seems like it's ...
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1answer
407 views

Looking for a martial arts children's movie from the late 90's

I'm looking for a movie I saw as a kid, but I can't remember anything specific about it :). However, I know that one of the main characters also played in the movie I am looking for now, here is what ...
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Why does Tyrion want to advise Daenerys?

During the seventh episode of Season 5 of Game of Thrones, Joreah Mormont gave Tyrion Lannister to Daenerys as a gift in order for her to forgive him for his treason. After he killed his father in ...
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142 views

Why so many takes of the corridor scene for an absurd result?

Dae-su in the corridor scene in Oldboy is hopeless- missing hits many times, bad start-lets them get organised rather than surprising them by throwing himself and the hurt man at them, bad tactics- ...
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1answer
439 views

Where did Ross sleep?

In Friends, when Ross moved in with Chandler and Joey, where was he sleeping? The apartment only had two rooms. Did he share a room with one of them?
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175 views

How difficult and real are David Attenborough's documentaries?

I have seen many David Attenborough's documentaries on animals and birds. The kind of shoots that they do in North Pole or under water or in deep forests on mountains - it seems like their team must ...
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236 views

Identify this cartoon with bipedal mice, including patriotic and comradeship messages

I remember seeing a cartoon around 1995 about a community of mice which were bipedal. The main character was a youthful slim mouse whose best friend was a fat one. They looked and behaved like humans ...
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1answer
8k views

Where did Jon Snow get his sword?

Whose sword did Jon Snow use to kill the White Walker in Game of Thrones S05E08?
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2k views

Looking for a film about a girl who can predict the future in her imagination

About 5 years ago I was watching a movie at a party but during the movie I fell asleep. I forgot the title, so I hope someone can help me find it. The movie was about a girl, who has deja vú all the ...
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Why doesn't Sgt. Howie never seek person who filed police complaint in The Wicker Man?

In The Wicker Man (1973), Sgt. Howie flies to a secluded island inhabited by pagans to investigate a complaint about a missing girl, which was made via mail and includes the girl's picture. Why doesn'...
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66 views

Where is Angel 06 being sent?

In Behind Enemy Lines the Admiral gives a location for a rally point. I set IP Cadillac, Canada 1-5, Virginia 2-0 Has anyone determined where (Longitude and Latitude) on Earth this indicates?
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How did they film Danny tricycle riding through the hotel?

I am curious how the camera managed to maintain such a close distance to Danny riding his tricycle through the hotel in The Shining. The camera seems to be positioned on some wheeled cart that is ...
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On which existing work is Legends of Tomorrow based?

From the trailers of Legends of Tomorrow, Rip Hunter (time traveler) gathers a team of heroes and villains to fight with Vandal Savage. And he refers to them as legends rather than heroes. I wonder ...
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588 views

Man tranforming into a tiger and killing people

I saw this movie when I was a kid, I can't remember it properly. A man tranforms into a tiger (it was definitely a tiger) during nights and kills people. More info: I don't exactly remember the ...
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2answers
178 views

Flash and gene mutation

In the The Flash episode The Nuclear Man, we see Barry and Linda making out, and he vibrates. That brought the question to my mind. If Barry ever decides to have a kid, would it also have super speed ...
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0answers
84 views

Are those historical portrayal 100% or mostly real?

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Tv SHOW A great deep view with simple way into our discoveries & inventions so far. In this series Neil deGrasse Tyson explained many things about time and space. And ...
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3k views

Movie about a student-teacher relationship that goes horribly wrong

I saw (*) a movie on an airplane flight that looked like it involved a student seducing or otherwise getting involved with a teacher. Eventually while the teacher was out of his house, the student ...
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2answers
421 views

Why did Furious 7 get an 'A' certificate in india but got a 'PG-13' certificate in USA?

In India, U/A stands for Unrestricted Public Exhibition with parental guidance for children below 12 years. This rating is given to a movie which contains mild violence, language and sexuality. But ...
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Jon Snow and the White Walker, please explain

In "Hardhome", the eight episode of season five of Game of Thrones, Jon Snow battles a White Walker. As established White Walkers can only be killed by dragonglass. But in this battle, Jon Snow kills ...
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154 views

Where did the food come from in oblivion movie?

In Oblivion, there is a scene in which Jack and Victoria are eating something that looks like meat. From where did they get this food? The earth is contaminated with no apparent animals.
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How does Captain America's shield bounce?

In the first Captain America movie Howard Stark says "Vibranium. It's stronger than steel and a third of the weight. It's completely vibration absorbent." If the shield completely absorbs vibrations, ...
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172 views

Star Trek TNG TV episodes on DVD/Netflix different from network/cable telecast?

Are DVD versions of TV episodes usually different than the TV broadcast version? I was watching the ST:TNG series finale "All Good Things" on Netflix the other night. I noticed, there was a ...
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2k views

“You can't be charged with the same crime twice” is the moral of the story. But I can't remember the title

It was one of those films you watch on TV and don't pay much attention to the title. It's about a man who sets up the following trap for his wife: he disappears and after having prepared all the ...
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1answer
99 views

An war movie about undercover troops destroying enemy base by attaching special signs for missile

I think the name of the movie was blah blah - man. paint man? idk... imdb won't come up with the title paint man. The main character was an African-american soldier who is way better in attaching the ...
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152 views

What is the origin of the visions of Walt, that Shannon experiences?

After the raft burns, Shannon sees twice Walt. My first thought would be that this would be the Man In Black, trying to get her killed, but it has been established that he can only morph into people ...
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401 views

Movie where the bad guy fools police into shooting at hostages

I'm looking for the name of an action/thriller movie where the bad guy performs a bank robbery (or some other heist), then escapes by dressing up hostages as hostage-takers and fooling the police into ...
2
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2answers
275 views

Lovers kill ex-husband but he wakes up while being buried and won't die

I watched a film about a woman and her lover that kill the woman's ex husband and they bury him in mud and heavy rain in the darkness, and he reaches out his arm and grabs the womans hair, and rips of ...
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1k views

Why are the White Walkers advancing? [closed]

What do the White Walkers in Game of Thrones have against the southerners or even the living that they are hell bent on killing them all? What exactly is their purpose? All they want is to conquer ...

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