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Movie with a scene of a reused condom with chewing gum sticking on it

The general visual impression of the Movie reminded me of the 80s, one scene of it was like this: A young man had sexual intercourse with a woman, the woman left but the used condom stayed inside the ...
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Meaning of room numbers in The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded starts at a room 303 where Neo dies in front of it, and the room number of Neo is 101. I want to know what's its meaning. Is there any relation between 101 and 303?
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185 views

TV Show about criminals serving in the French Foreign Legion instead of going to jail

Some years ago I saw a (I think it was) British, TV-show which was a little like Bad Lads Army but in the French Foreign Legion. The show was about some minor criminals - people who got into bar ...
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338 views

Regenesis - why is it not widely available?

Series 1 of the Canadian series Regenesis seems widely available worldwide. Series 2 seems to be more rare but none the less, available. However, by the time we get to series 3 & 4 it seems to be ...
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Why are trailers called “trailers”?

Why are trailers called "trailers"? Considering the verb "to trail" means "to follow behind", why would something that is shown before the main movie be called a trailer?
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2k views

What is Stamper negotiating for in his salary?

In episode 3x05 of House of Cards, Stamper is negotiating his salary with Dunbar. His final negotiation is for "One point on the ad buy(?)" He accepts "No points. But I'll do a hundred thousand win ...
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297 views

Why did Leonard wear Jimmy's cloths?

In the beginning of the story (means end of Memento) Leonard wore Jimmy's cloths and there was a paper in Jimmy's cloths this was how Leonard met Natalie. Why did Leonard do that?
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131 views

A Question about a scene from About A Boy

When Marcus's mother attempted to commit suicide in About A Boy and was sent to a hospital, Will and Suzie were there. The nurse was asking them about whether the boy has a place to stay that night, ...
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712 views

Why are some DVDs with old movies have black bars on all four sides of the screen

I've watched a lot of movies in resent years and I certainly know about anamorphic and non-anamorphic presentation of picture on DVDs but still there're some DVD editions that have black bars on all ...
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367 views

Identify this Dirty Dozen-like Italian (?) movie

I have bought a VHS of the Italian movie Fuoco incrociato (AKA Cross Mission) and although the movie was OK, I was more intrigued by the plot on the back of the VHS cover. It seems that there has been ...
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Why did Murph's brother and his wife refuse a doctor for their son in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, when Murph visits her brother and his wife, she notices that their son is coughing hard, and she offers to arrange a visit from a doctor for him. The brother and his wife refuse, ...
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125 views

Why do the cops shoot at Blade without provocation

After Blade invades the coroner, why are the cops so ready to shoot at him and even more so with a machine gun and in force. They never say stop or I'll shoot. Is this just the movie makers need ...
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688 views

Cant remember title of movie simliar to journey to the center of the earth

Im trying to remember the name of a movie I saw a few years back. It might be from the 90s or the 2000s. It was one of those journey to the center of the earth copies but there was a ship of some ...
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What's so great about House Tully?

In Game of Thrones episode 7 of season 1, Petyr Baelish (Littlefinger) describes Catelyn Stark (originally of House Tully) as having "impeccable bloodlines". In addition to this it is constantly ...
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1answer
322 views

What happened to President Walker's immunity?

When Claire was talking to the woman during the campaign, we heard that the woman said, "like when he pardoned Walker and the other guy, the rich one" I understand why he pardoned Tusk, but why would ...
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111 views

What happened to William Giles?

In the TV series Oz, the character William Giles was put on death row, requested death by stoning, which lead to a new law by the state. He was last seen in the beginning of Season 5, where he won a ...
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235 views

Murderous woman chases teenage girls in a car

I saw a horror movie two years about a couple of hot teen girls who provoke a creepy, middle-aged woman, who then chases them through a forest and forces them to urinate in their clothes (maybe some ...
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104 views

What is the significance of purple in the dream world of Sally

In the dream state of Sally in the Being human (US) season 2, when she was controlled by her Reaper self, why everything was purple. From building to interior and even her wardrobe is full of purple ...
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1answer
184 views

Non-credit in Julie and Julia

I've read other threads regarding credit/non-credit in movies, but haven't come across my particular question. I was watching "Julie and Julia" last night and noticed something odd about the credits. ...
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1answer
161 views

What is this sketch by Rowan Atkinson?

I remember seeing this skit on the TV sometime during the 90's (the actual skit might (or might not) be older, it was not a stage show, and it was not Mr. Bean). It was a short funny sketch by Rowan ...
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1answer
389 views

1990s cartoon regarding three heroes

There used to be a show on Cartoon Network on late 1990s - where there used to be three super heroes. At the time of any war, one used to handle battle on earth wearing a yellow suit. One used to ...
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1answer
9k views

Significance of the red elbow in American Sniper

There is a scene in American Sniper where an Iraqi bends down to pick something off the floor and in doing so his elbow was exposed. It was a bright red colour as if it had been burned. From this, ...
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240 views

What's with Garrett glaring at the study group, and then Leonard staring at Garrett?

In Community S06E01 - "Ladders", there is a scene (at about 24 min, at the end of the actual episode) where Garrett is glaring at the study group, then Leonard staring at Garrett, then Leonard giving ...
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Why is Bugs Bunny confused by the name “Hansel?”

I believe the cartoon is entitled Bewitched Bunny. Unfortunately, I don't have a video describing the scene. In short, Bugs Bunny (dressed as a truant officer) shows up at the witch's house who is ...
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193 views

Why are the Infinity stones different in appearance?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, we see the Infinity Stones as normal stones when the Collector explains about them to the team. But we know how different they are in the present Marvel cinematic ...
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1answer
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How did they realize the truth about Josh?

Beware of major spoilers. In Insidious Chapter 2, when the Grandmother and the three "Ghost Hunters" follow the lead from the past to find out what happened to Josh, they go to the old hospital and ...
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1answer
348 views

Gang of Children wearing masks terrorizes traveling family

Hoping someone can help me figure out the name of a horror movie, thanks in advance! I'm not sure but I would guess it's from around 2006, definitely before 2011. It was a family traveling in a car ...
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1answer
95 views

Catastrophic movie about a dam I saw years ago

I'm looking for a catastophic movie I saw years ago, I'm not sure how many but definitely at least 5 or more. It was dubbed in italian and I don't know where it came from originally. It revolved ...
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1answer
136 views

Jason Bourne as Gilberto di Piento and passports

I just don't understand why Noah Vosen's whole team didn't pick Jason's "di Piento's" passport in The Bourne Supremacy when he arrived in New York as they should have known all Jason's identities but ...
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1answer
210 views

Movie about a voodoo box and doll

From what I remember, this is not really a good movie, low budget and mostly gory-Final Destination-ish teen/high school movie about a (cursed?) voodoo box which contents can make you perform voodoo ...
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1answer
83 views

A Line from Cinderella Man

There is a scene in Cinderella Man when Jim Braddock's manager Joe ask about the condition of Jim before the fight against Max Baer, it turns out that all of them are bad news . And then Joe says " ...
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1answer
68 views

A Question About A Scene In Dallas Buyers Club

There is a scene which Ron Woodroof's stuffs (medicines) are being taken by the IRS. He is very angry (And cocky) and he sticks a paper in front of a car's window that belongs to the people from IRS. ...
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1answer
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What does Ron mean by “watch who you eat”?

There is a scene where Ron Woodroof says to a gay couple: "Watch what you eat and who you eat". What does he mean when he says "watch who you eat" ? What's the problem with the person you eat with?
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373 views

What is The Judge?

In Armageddon, what tool was Harry Stamper referring to when he said "unpack The Judge" after the drill bit broke?
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106 views

British tv comedy skit show where an actor plays a blackface vagabond

Maybe you can help me name a British skit show that I saw an episode or two of on Netflix a while back where in one skit a white man in blackface plays some sort of vodoo vagabond that talks jibberish ...
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1answer
135 views

Why didn't Dwight ever suspect Creed of something nefarious?

I know this is a comedy, but Creed said and did very suspicious things throughout the series. He also made allusions to a shady history. Should Dwight not have fixated on Creed as he did with nearly ...
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1answer
722 views

Who was “The guy” Mike was talking about?

In Season 4, episode 5, Mike and Jesse are out checking drop points. At one point in the episode Jesse mentions he could be "The guy", Mike then pulls over and rants to him about how this isn't in the ...
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177 views

Will Mike make an appearance in “Better Call Saul”? [closed]

We know that Mike had a lot of involvement with Saul during the course of Breaking Bad, has there been any word on whether he'll make an appearance in Better Call Saul? On another note, I've heard ...
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1answer
395 views

Scientist who says where Dr Manhattan is in Watchmen - actor name?

I'm trying to figure out who this actor in Watchmen is, but I don't know what his character's name is. I found a transcript of the movie, but his character is just called "MAN" in it, so that's no ...
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3answers
548 views

How come the underlying theme of Birdman is being seen as redemptive, rather than sealing the character's fate as a failure?

While several aspects of Birdman (2014) have been discussed and debated, with some people agreeing and others disagreeing with the merits of the continuous structure of the film, the (lack of) ...
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1answer
982 views

Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
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1answer
3k views

What happened to Hector Mendoza in House of Cards?

In Season 3 Episode 8 of House of Cards, during Frank's "breaking the fourth wall" instance, he said: What does that mean?
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What is the significance of the game “Monument Valley” to House of Cards plot

I don't understand how the game "Monument Valley" played a role in Frank's plan putting a "philosophy" behind his AmWorks program. When he started typing on the keyboard and showing the screen to his ...
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1answer
202 views

Unpopular kid hooks up with a pretty and popular girl

I'm trying to find the name of a film about a (not too popular) kid in school who hooks up with a pretty and popular girl. I think the film is 20-30 years old. Some scenes I recall: He gets her to ...
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1answer
458 views

Was it Barry's reflection or himself after the time jump?

It's regarding the last episode of Season 1 of 'The Flash' TV series. "Fast Enough" . When Barry aka 'The Flash' was running to the morgue he saw his reflection which he mentioned to Dr Wells aka ...
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2answers
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Why is Gangs of New York considered an original screenplay?

From the Wikipedia article: Gangs of New York is inspired by Herbert Asbury's 1927 non-fiction book, The Gangs of New York. Why was Gangs of New York considered an "original screenplay" for ...
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Understanding the “secret” message of a scene in the movie, The Water Diviner

I just watched an interesting movie, The Water Diviner. There was an Australian who was told by a woman to drink a cup of coffee before she could start a game that determines his fate somehow. Some ...
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1answer
74 views

Cats, winter and a café

Trying to recall this movie I saw perhaps 5 years ago. It might have been Canadian as I seem to recall there was a mix of French and English. One of the persons / (main character) in the movie, girl, ...
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1answer
127 views

Genre of Banshee

Does Banshee have a genre? To list some of the more wide and loose: Wikipedia: Action Drama, Crime Thriller IMDb: Action, Crime, Drama Rotten Tomatoes: Drama … For some reason it reminds me of a ...
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183 views

Movie I saw on TV with childhood memories of killing a fish with a stick, later rebuilding life

I saw a movie on TV a long ago and I can not remember at all what it was called. Here are some details: I think it's a drama from 1990-2012 Brutally killed a fish with a stick with a nail on it on ...

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