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Wall Street 2: Nationalisation

This question relates to the movie Wall Street: Money never sleeps. Why does the rumor of nationalisation affect the interest in Hydra Offshore shares?
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Spanish legal TV series

Some 12-15 years ago I watched on TV a Spanish series about a team of an investigating judge, a lawyer (two males) and their two assistants (female). The judge, if I'm not mistaken, was called Cosmo. ...
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Why did they use Head & Shoulders to fight the alien invaders in Evolution?

Please tell me the reason behind using Head & Shoulders Shampoo in the movie Evolution (2001).
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How come the unsullied are overwhelmed so easily?

Ever since their introduction in Season 3 of Game of Thrones, The Unsullied had the reputation of being the finest trained army in Westeros, but in S05E04 how come a bunch of Unsullied soldiers (who ...
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What movie (or TV episode) has James Earl Jones discussing “being a daddy”?

The popular parody video Vader Sessions dubs lines from other productions James Earl Jones was involved in over scenes of Darth Vader, to hilarious effect. I've been curious about the source of one ...
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Friends Episode Identification

I have been wondering this for a while, but as much as I try, I can't seem to find the answer. I really would appreciate if someone could tell me what episode of the tv show Friends this snippet is ...
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What was Joss Whedon's budget for Much Ado About Nothing?

Joss Whedon has been quoted as saying Whatever you're thinking, it's less but has anyone placed a specific dollar figure on the budget of his 'Much Ado About Nothing'? If not, can someone here ...
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Round, yellow you rap them on a stone and they go ding

In Once Upon a Time in the West, Cheyenne is telling Jill that there is a whole heap of whys, and then he says "Round, yellow, you know the kind, you rap them around a stone and they go ding..." and ...
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What were the other A.I. chips and whom are they referring to?

In Age of Ultron, Iron man selected the FRIDAY chip from the rest for the replacement of J.A.R.V.I.S I was clearly able to find out references to Jocasta and FRIDAY. What are the rest of the chips ...
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479 views

Bed, Bath and Beyond, with the Beyond being some advanced technology?

Trying to remember which movie this is in. Definitely American Hollywood movie, I just recall a scene where two characters go into a Bed, Bath and Beyond store and one of them asks for the "Beyond" ...
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Movie where one serial killer turns out to be 6 serial killers

I've posted on this page a similar question to this one a few days ago. I'm trying to identify this movie I watched a few years back but on the internet. The movie wasn't old, i would say they made it ...
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Has Jean-Claude Van Damme really no memories of filming the movie Knock Off?

I recently watched Knock Off and came across this little quote: It also features Jean Claude Van Damme’s best performance outside of JCVD… not that he’d recall as he’s suggested he was so coked ...
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Why was this specific character in Age Of Ultron killed off?

After watching Avengers: Age Of Ultron, I was wondering whether the motives behind the death towards the end of the movie had anything to do with the fact that Fox owns the rights for X-Men, and ...
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How has “Unbroken” fared in Asian markets?

'Unbroken' unable to draw local audience yet and South Korea Box Office: 'Unbroken' Debuts in Fourth Place seem to indicate that "Unbroken" hasn't fared particularly well in Asian markets. Angelina ...
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How was Age of Ultron's post-credit scene even possible?

At the end of the Avengers: Age of Ultron there is that end credits scene where Thanos picks up the infinity gauntlet and walks off. Where did he get this? We all know that this will lead to him ...
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Is Captain America worthy of Mjolnir?

In Age of Ultron, there's a scene where the various team members try and fail to lift Thor's hammer. When Cap tries, he actually manages to budge it very briefly, and we see both him and Thor react ...
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How old is James McGill?

In Breaking Bad, Saul looked like a man in his late 40s. I want to know - at the beginning of Better Call Saul, how old is James McGill?
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Why do some movies start with a big rotating circle and countdown?

Why do some movies start with a big rotating circle and countdown? Sometimes after 1, a woman is also shown as well. What is her purpose?
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A very unlucky man followed by a reporter

Me and my coworker were discussing comedic movies and he then described a movie about a man who is extremely unlucky, so unlucky a reporter takes note of him and decides to follow him around. he also ...
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773 views

In American Sniper (2014), why didn't the team kill al Zarqawi?

In American Sniper (2014), why didn't they kill al Zarqawi? The team killed Butcher but not al Zarqawi - they even declare themselves mission accomplished, but in this scene, officials announce the ...
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Wall Street 2: Questions involving ethics

I am currently watching Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and I am fascinated. Below, I have a few questions: Why does the rumor of nationalisation affect the interest in Hydra Offshore shares? Is it ...
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1answer
288 views

Who was the caller in the episode “Last Call” (S03E15)

In the Person of Interest episode S03E15, the POI was Sandra Nicholson, who works in a 911-dial in station. She was forced by a caller to delete calls from a certain date from the server. At the end ...
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Villains aren't born they're made

I've just been writing an essay on the fact that some villains in books might not actually be true villains and vice versa. While researching I've come across this phrase several times "Villains aren'...
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Portrayal of police in Korean cinema

Why is the police shown as bunch of jokers in the Korean cinema? In almost all Korean movies which I have seen, the cops are portrayed as stupid fools, apart from the protagonist in cases where he is ...
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206 views

Help identifying a highschool reality show on MTV

I remember that I saw a reality show once on MTV, the satellite television channel. I have went through the List of programs broadcast by MTV but I couldn't find it. This series is about a group of ...
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Why no Marvel One-Shot for The Winter Soldier?

Marvel Cinematic Universe movieswere coming with Marvel one shots from Thor onward and they were a pretty much successful and talked about thing. But why did no Marvel one shot come with Captain ...
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Lie To Me Paradox

Lie To Me is a scripted TV series where Dr Lightman "reads" a person's body language and expressions to deduce if a person is lying or being honest. However, its just a fictional TV series where all ...
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You know nothing Jon Snow [closed]

Why does everybody keep saying to Jon Snow that he knows nothing in Game of Thrones? What do you think he knows?
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“In this climate, it's what the buyers believe and where there's smoke, there's fire”. What does this mean?

So I am currently watching Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and I heard this statement: In this climate, it's what the buyers believe and where there's smoke, there's fire. What does it mean?
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117 views

What is the name of this technique when the scene is morphed into something visually similar?

Like in the movie The World's End, there were some people sitting in the shape of a circle then the movie's name is shown gradually, the O letter is similar to the circle made by the people. I see ...
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When discussing box office revenue why do we typically only refer to the domestic total and not the worldwide total?

When box office totals are discussed or written about, the domestic box office total is often what is referenced, as opposed to the worldwide total. Why is that? For example, in the image below you ...
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Please help me identify an old movie about parallel worlds adventure

When I was little, I saw an old movie that's still obsessing me now. The language is not English, so it's difficult for me to identify the movie. It is about a married man. His current life is ...
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How would a producer decide whether to use a real or “mock” site for filming?

I'm working on a screenplay that features a scene in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Specifically, the hero and heroine are shown walking around the capital's "Casa Rosa" (Pink House), which is the Argentine ...
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Why aren't armorers listed in credits?

In productions with weapons the Armorer, a.k.a. Weapon Master, usually has a significant role -- certainly on par with other credited parties (like personal assistants, caterers, wranglers, animal ...
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How does Captain America reclaim his shield in The Winter Soldier?

Captain America and his chums are captured by the forces that have corrupted S.H.I.E.L.D., who truck them off for assassination. They are freed by Maria Hill, who had infiltrated the enemy forces, and ...
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Fighter planes join up to form a robot

I don't remember the entire plot. But there was this TV animation series (could be anime), in which there are 3 fighter planes which combine to become a massive robot. This robot then goes on to fight ...
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How does Iron Man's costume serve to emphasize the aspects of his character?

How does Iron Man's costume serve to emphasize the aspects of his character?
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Did Thanos have anything to do with the events of Age of Ultron?

In the Age of Ultron mid-credit scene, Did he mastermind the events in the movie in any manner?
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Is Captain America captain of the Avengers team?

Is Captain America captain of the Avengers team? I am saying this because Captain America takes most decisions and once in Avengers: Age of Ultron Tony Stark mentions that he is just the financier and ...
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What is the movie where the girl talks the robber into giving the money out on the bus

There was an english movie where there is a girl and a guy on a bus or train. A robber comes up and tries to rob them, the guy is scared i believe, but the girl is really nice and asks him what he ...
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Old B/W TV movie

Plot: the movie is about a Doctor that has a practice and a mental institution. His nurse gets pregnant and she has the baby at the mental hospital and leaves it there because she is single. The ...
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1answer
646 views

What is the significance of the conversation between Menzies and Turing in the movie The Imitation Game?

In the scene where they both talk in Joan's house, when Turing reveals that Cairncross was the spy, why does the MI6 agent (Mark Strong) take it lightly? He says something regarding that he placed him ...
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Regarding Age of Ultron's post-credit scene

The movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have established the common procedure to place little scenes after and during the credits sequence, in order to hint at future movies or to give hardcore ...
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The AI in an office building tries to kill an employee

So, I watched this live-action movie sometime around September 1995. Movie was shown on the local channel in my country. It was definitely an American movie, probably made in the 80's or nearly 90's. ...
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Are there any details about the contract that Aaron Taylor-Johnson signed to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Aaron Taylor-Johnson was cast as Pietro Maximoff, AKA Quicksilver in the sequel to The Avengers/Avengers Assemble, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Most actors/actresses sign multi-picture contracts when ...
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123 views

Movie scene where the main villain has to start a motor on his pelvis

In this movie scene villain is attempting to rape the heroine. Most of the villain's body part are made up some kind of machine. To do this act he has to start the motor on his pelvic (hip). He pulls ...
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Why was Amir Khan's character named PK?

Can someone please tell me why Amir Khan's character is named PK in his Bollywood film, PK?
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881 views

What happened to the second Barry in Rogue Time?

At the end of Out Of Time, Barry has to run so fast that he accidentally jumps back in time by approximately one day, and becomes the doppelganger he had seen running alongside himself the day before.....
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What makes Ultron the person he is?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron Tony Stark and Bruce Banner use what seems to be some kind of artificial intelligence bound in the Infinity Stone from Loki's scepter to refine a global peace A.I. that Tony ...
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Why didn't Sean go with Toretto and the gang?

So, in Tokyo Drift, Han was killed in a car accident by Deckard Shaw. In Fast & Furious 7, they replayed the clip where Toretto went to visit Sean after Han's death. Sean gave him some things, ...

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