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What is the significance of Kristen Stewart's character?

In the ending of Jumper, we got to know that David has a half sister played by Kristen Stewart. What is the significance of her role? I am not aware of the novel series from which it is adopted. Does ...
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Was Don Draper happily married to Betty?

So I watched seasons 1-3 of madmen and I'm a bit confused as to why Don Draper cheats on his wife. I always thought when married men cheat, it's because they are unhappy or they just don't have a sex ...
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Is The Fall movie based on real events?

In the end of the movie The Fall (2006) there are several black-and-white scenes shown from (I suppose) old comedy movies with humorous stunts and such. The movie itself is centered around a man who ...
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Is Amy right about Indiana Jones being irrelevant to the outcome?

  In the episode The Raiders Minimization of The Big Bang Theory Amy ruins Raiders of the Lost Ark for Sheldon by making the following claim: Indiana Jones plays no role in the outcome of ...
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1answer
596 views

Bunch of guys get stuck in mud/quicksand/something, sing Internationale

The scene I remember involves a group of middle-aged guys (maybe 5 of them, I believe they were all white but not 100% sure on this) walking through a rural plains-like area. Somehow, they get stuck ...
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127 views

Boy shows a girl named Jane his dad's plate collection

A guy gets beat up by his father for showing his girlfriend his collection of expensive plates. If I remember correctly the girlfriend's name is Jane. Which movie is this scene from?
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488 views

What is the budget of a typical modern B-movie?

B movies are generally considered to be low budget films without the greatest production values. But where is the line in the sand that divides a B-movie from its richer brethren? (Also, who draws ...
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212 views

African American woman assassinates Hispanic man in jail cell

What movie is this? Woman hits a cop car and goes to jail. Later she changes into ninja gear and assassinates a man in the jail cell. She then returns to her jail cell in time to not be thought of as ...
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What are the jobs of the two brothers in the movie “Suture”?

What are the jobs of the two brothers in the movie Suture? The story is about twins, and I don't remember their jobs. I think one is a doctor, but I'm not sure.
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What is the term called for the sudden blackout before the suspense scene?

Mostly in the cartoons and in some TV series or movies sometimes the screen turned black mid-between a sudden surprise scene, which impacts great to maintaining goosebumps. The last i noticed this is ...
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When half of a character's face is dark and half is light - What is this called? And what is the intent?

In many films and TV shows, just before a seminal moment (though not necessarily before a climax), the director will call for a character's face to be half in darkness, half in light. I first noticed ...
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Significance of the Magnificent Seven reference in The Nest

At the beginning of The Nest (org.: Nid de guêpes), when Santino's crew drives in their car to prepare the robbery, Santino and Nasser start whistling the title melody of The Magnificent Seven and the ...
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326 views

What is the nature of the creature living in the ruins of Bethmora?

Near the end of Hellboy II: The Golden Army, when the team reaches the ruins of Bethmora, Liz and Hellboy are led by some lone goblin into a chamber where they meet some other creature who lives ...
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168 views

Why didn't Robert Fischer take his own car?

In the first level of dream, Robert Fischer took a taxi cab driven by Arthur. Robert Fischer is a billionaire. So why didn't he have his own limousine? And shouldn't there be private security for him? ...
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1k views

Man escapes prison or asylum, murders, returns to cell

I think the movie, which was in color, was set in a remote area of England or Scotland. The prisoner figures out how to escape from his cell. One night he 'goes out', kills someone with an ax, and ...
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Is it easier to make an older actor look younger than a younger actor older?

Considering how well 42-year old Matt Damon carried off the role of 17-year old Scott Thorson in Behind the Candelabra, I'm curious to know if it is easier, in terms of make-up, to make an older ...
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1answer
352 views

Why is the movie named “Behind the Candelabra”?

While I realise that the Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra, is based on Scott Thorson's book of the same name, what is the meaning of the title?
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Why can the Doctor not read River's Diary?

I don't watch Doctor Who on a regular basis. I know who River is. But why is it that she keeps the diary of their meetings and the doctor cannot see it?
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2answers
151 views

How did Nomak learn about the supposedly secret location where Blade was being held?

As per the ff: dialogue between Kounen and Blade in the film, Blade II: KOUNEN: But fortunately for us, he doesn't know this location. BLADE: Now... he does. Kounen was talking about Nomak ...
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4answers
442 views

How could the Vengeance fire phasers at warp?

In Star Trek into Darkness you see several shots of the phasers being fired while at warp. It's my understanding that phasers are beams of light (I don't believe they could in classic trek - they only ...
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2answers
232 views

Why doesn't time dilation take place when travelling at warp?

In Star Trek ships are frequently seen travelling many times faster than the speed of light. My understanding of the theory of relativity is a little rusty but my understanding is that if you travel ...
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3answers
404 views

How could the President be held captive in the Iron Patriot?

Tony Stark's suits are designed to be controlled from inside. Why didn't the President just use it to fight his captors? How can it be used as a prison to transport him? Was it remote ...
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252 views

Why did the German officers write in English when they were talking in German? [closed]

In the movie Inglorious Bastards, when the Bastards officers were playing along with the German colonel and actress Hammersk in the tavern, they had to write differnt character's names on the cards. ...
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158 views

Why was Patches O'Houlihan in a wheelchair?

In the movie Dodgeball, Patches O'Houlihan was once a spry ADAA All-Star. But by the time Peter LaFleur and the team meet him, he's in a wheelchair. My Question: Does the movie ever explain why ...
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329 views

What is the name of the song that plays following “Sweetie, you and me are going to make the baby?”

In the film Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, there is a scene in which we see Stewie Griffin ruminate about where babies come from. In Stewie's imagination, a giant stork flies into a window and ...
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1answer
575 views

What exactly is the alphanumeric string in A Scandal in Belgravia?

In A Scandal in Belgravia Irene Adler shows the following text to Sherlock 007 Confirmed allocation 4C12C45F13E13G60A60B61F34G34J60D12H33K34K and he figures out "these are seat allocations on a ...
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2answers
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Why did Bourne fire a shot in the air?

Bourne and Marie seeks refuge in Marie's ex-boyfriend Eamon's house. The Professor arrives there in the morning. Bourne grabs Eamon's shotgun and starts looking for The Professor in the field near ...
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1answer
388 views

Who are the three wakeup girls?

Around the 3:40 mark, right at the start of the movie there are 3 girls that say "Good morning, your highness". What are the actresses names? The clip: http://vimeo.com/16341338
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2answers
2k views

Is Insidious: Chapter 2 a stand alone movie?

I want to watch Insidious: Chapter 2. But do I have to watch the first part or is this a stand alone movie?
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1answer
669 views

Which episode marks the first appearance of Walt's hat in Breaking Bad?

I found an article that said that the first appearance was in season 3, but Walt wore it in season 1 when he and Jesse met up with Tuco in the parking lot. I don't remember this being the first ...
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2answers
244 views

Where did Rick get the matches?

In The Walking Dead season 1, episode 1 (maybe it was the pilot?) when Rick wakes up in the hospital he stumbles around looking at all the carnage until he heads toward the stairwell exit. In the ...
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1answer
267 views

Man mistakenly believes that he is in a TV show

This is a comedy - lead character is male, and I believe it was set in Britain. There exists a TV show (in the fictional world of the movie) where people can set up their friends. The "victim" ...
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2answers
146 views

Warp 10 Barrier?

I just watched S7E25 "All Good Things ..." of Star Trek: The Next Generation which I believe is the final episode of the series. In this episode, Captain Beverly Picard tells the crew to pilot her ...
5
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1answer
433 views

Animated Movie about a boy stranded on a dinosaur-filled land

I don't remember too much, but for starters, if I'm not mistaken, I think I watched it after 2004, on like a Sunday Morning Block. Not sure how helpful that was, since the channel I watched it on ...
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2answers
594 views

Ambulance drivers who are junkies

A guy starts working as an ambulance driver, and is paired to an experienced ambulance driver, who starts corrupting him and getting him into drugs. There is a very distinctive scene at the end of ...
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Noelle and the 2nd Segment

What is the deal with Noelle in the 2nd segment of The Nines? I understand that she's supposed to be something like Melissa McCarthy's character, a 7 (or human) that has been allowed to remember all ...
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1answer
136 views

What is the meaning of the belly button?

In the beginning of the film The Nines Ryan Reynolds' character gets out of the shower and freaks out because he does not have a belly button. This, of course, is later explained being that he's not ...
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609 views

How were the coastal walls supposed to block the Kaiju?

While I realise the futility of looking for logic in such movies, I'd still like to know if any plausible reason was provided for why coastal walls were considered to be better than the Jaegers. ...
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1answer
152 views

South American movie with teenage assassins on motorbikes

I am looking for a movie from South America where some teenagers are trained as assassins and ride motorbikes to assassinate people and get away fast. A boy wants to stop being an assassin and plans ...
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1answer
199 views

VHS with mini shows, talking animals and a female narrator

I believe they're from the late '80s, early '90s. I watched it when I was about 2 (born in '89). I had it on a VHS but don't know if it was a TV show too. The episodes started with a female narrator ...
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1answer
224 views

Magical Sphere, rollerblades, and ants

Looking for a movie I watched growing up. Don't remember too much detail. What I remember: Slightly futuristic A group of kids roller blading A sphere that was somewhat magical One of the (bad) ...
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2answers
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How plausible is Elysium in terms of realistic science?

I know Elysium (2013) happens more than a century from now, but really, how plausible is it to: Survive a full dose of nuclear radiation Store data in brains Shoot a missile from Earth out of a ...
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4answers
552 views

What was the Yellow-Eyed Demon's Plan?

In Supernatural the "Yellow-Eyed Demon" Azazel made deals to create a group of psychic children. Through a chain of events this leads to Sam, Lucifer and the climax of Season 4. How much of this ...
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4answers
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Why does Walt leave his watch at the gas station?

In the Breaking Bad finale, 'Felina' Walt goes to this gas station where he uses a pay phone to obtain the address of Mr. and Mrs. Schwartz. After this he takes out his watch and places it on the pay ...
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1answer
289 views

Did Loker ever start getting paid again?

Towards the end of season 1 of Lie To Me, Dr. Lightmen demoted Loker to an unpaid intern instead of firing him for divulging sensitive information to the SEC while working on a case. Did Loker ever ...
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1answer
638 views

Where were the Chinese?

In the film Gravity, Stone makes her way to the Chinese space station. When they reached ISS, we saw that the crew of the ISS had abandoned the station, taking one of its two Soyuz capsules. There ...
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What land formation was that?

At the end of the film Gravity, we see some land formations up close. There's a particularly distinctive swirly island/sandbar that I'm referring to. Shortly afterwards, Stone lands, and I'm curious ...
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1answer
52 views

Airmen of the World Unite

An old Orwellian style movie that was about recovering society after a great world war. I think the main rallying cry for the heroes was "Airmen of the World Unite". They would land in recovering ...
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1answer
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Why was the depiction of the town changed at the end?

During the course of Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters the town of Augsburg is repeatedly depicted in a rather rural style, with half-timbered clay houses and dirt streets, as seen on this screenshot ...
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1answer
223 views

Martial arts movie where a fighter runs across the face of a building

This movie is in a modern setting. A urban city. The martial artists in this film can run up city buildings etc... I remember in the opening the girl in the movie (daughter of one of the grand ...

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