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What does Billy show Marty that makes him leave?

Towards the final scene of Seven Psychopaths, Billy is holding Bonny with the flare gun to its head. Marty initially refuses to go away. When he approaches Billy, he shows Marty something which causes ...
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Horror movie where kid kills family but his baby sister

There was a movie I watched ages ago but I can't remember what it was called. It starts off with a little boy that used to kill animals and I'm pretty sure he drew pictures about it. Anyway, he kills ...
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Different skills and levels of a Pau in Farscape

In Farscape a Pau priest is supposed to be able to advance in ranks to different levels. Apparently each level can grant a new ability. Zhaan was a 10th level pau, and I know they mentioned something ...
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Why was Amy not arrested?

In Gone Girl, Detective Rhonda Boney knows that Amy has killed Desi deliberately. But still just because they are unable to find any clue they let her go. That is no justice in my opinion. If she ...
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450 views

Significance of the similar color palette for Anna's winter dress and Elsa's coronation dress

Color is often used intentionally in movies. I found it interesting that in Frozen the color palette for the winter dress that Anna bought in Oaken's store is similar to Elsa's coronation dress. I don'...
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Mid/late 70s horror movie where group of people venture to a hidden valley and are attacked by a gargoyle

I have vague memories of a horror movie, where this group of people ventures through a cave or portal to a hidden valley maybe. I only remember the scene, probably towards the end where the sole ...
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What's the rush to travel forward in time?

In the 1984 events of Terminator: Genisys when Kyle and Sarah, having destroyed the only known enemy robot in their timeline, approach their one-shot Time Displacement Engine (TDE), they get into an ...
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Why do people in some cartoons not have heads/faces shown? [duplicate]

Why do people in some cartoons not have heads/faces shown? Examples are Mammy Two Shoes in Tom and Jerry and the secretary in The Powerpuff Girls, it seems Cow and Chicken even made fun of it with the ...
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Why does Eric Bana give sticks to all Mossad assassins to eat before the first assassination?

Before the first assassination in Munich (2005), of Wael Zwaiter, Eric Bana gives the whole team some kind of sticks to eat. Why does he give those and what are those called?
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Why does Marty see another duplicate of himself when he returns?

When Marty decides to go back from 1958 to 1988 in Back to the Future, he decides to go back several minutes before the doctor is killed by the terrorists, to warn him. But when he arrives late, he ...
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To what extent are child actors exposed to the violent aspects of the movie they perform in?

Some movies feature child characters put in violent situations. This can range from crude language to extreme horror (e.g. torture, gore, etc.). As an example, Child's Play and its sequel has plenty ...
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What powers a lightsaber?

Jedi use lightsabers, some use them a lot! However you never see a lighsaber being plugged in, on charge or running out of battery. What powers a lightsaber and does it run indefinitely?
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Why does Walt leave the bar after calling the cops in Granite State?

In the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad, "Granite State", after talking to his son, Walt calls the cops and indicates his location. After that we see him having a drink as he watches his old ...
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167 views

Movie about abusive man who was living with lot of women and children in the forest or something

A long time ago I saw one movie and have no idea how it is called. It was about some kind of community, sect (I guess it wasn't religious) or just strange lifestyle where one man was living with lot ...
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What is the state of the rest of the world in The Hunger Games? [duplicate]

In the Hunger Games franchise, what is the state of the rest of the world? What has become of the world in this futuristic society? Is there any mention either in the movies or books which would lead ...
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Film\TV series with two teams (of students?); One tries mental torture techniques on the other

I remember only this; There was a film or TV series that had two teams (possibly male students?) that were pitted against each other. One team has been given information (a location I believe) and the ...
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305 views

What movie was Joey talking about in 'The One with the Secret Closet'?

In the Friends episode 'The One with the Secret Closet' (S08E14) Joey describes a movie as having a door behind which no one knows what lies. When it opens, millions of flesh eating bugs come out. ...
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Why did Ashwin ask Reema about watching the movie “Ijazaat” in “Talvar”?

Talking about the movie Talvar In the scene where Reema (played by Tabu) returned some items to Ashwin Kumar (played by Irfan Khan), Ashwin was upset. Coz those items (cards, letters, photos) were ...
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immigrant father running with daughter from police — takes place in S. California?

The movie is about a single (illegal?) Latino immigrant father raising his young daughter (elementary school age) and living, I think, in Southern California.... the film centers on a day when ...
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The “Ross-A-Tron” joke

In the 11th episode of the 7th series of Friends - The One With All The Cheesecakes Ross tries to use his "new nickname": Ross: Hey Joe, while you’re over there how about another beer for the ...
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294 views

80's zombie movie in which the first zombie comes out of TV screen

I saw this movie in 1992. Color, English. I only remember the part in which a woman is watching a documentary or a movie about a group of people going inside a cave. One of them gets injured and ...
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How does “alive tissue” include nails and hair?

In the German version of "Terminator: Genisys", someone says that the time machine will annihilate any non-living matter. It is described as "lebendes Gewebe" in German, which translates verbatim to "...
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Why did Katniss want Peeta to live?

In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Katniss insisted Peeta must live. She also convinced Haymitch that he should protect Peeta at any cost. Why?
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The Simpsons/Futurama: walk in the dark with neon signs

In many episodes of The Simpsons or Futurama, a character (usually drunk or sad) walks in the dark with neon signs moving in the background; where does this come from? A few examples: The Simpsons ...
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491 views

How does Cooper know that jumping in blackhole can gain back years?

After being hit by first wave at Miller's planet in Interstellar, Cooper and Amelia discuss something about time slippage etc. At that time Cooper says that, "can't we just jump in black hole to gain ...
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Any significance as to why the sheriff's name in Cut Bank is Vogel?

In many plays, novels etc character names are of some sort of significance. I noticed that in Cut Bank, the sheriff's name is Vogel which means bird in German/Dutch. Is there a connection to his ...
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Who is Alex Jones referring to when he says: “I waited but he never came”?

While captured in the "wooden" prison in Prisoners, Alex Jones says: "I waited but he never came". Who is he referring to?
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What happens in the hotel room after he leaves?

In Slumdog Millionaire, Salim asks Jamal to go away from that hotel room. Salim and Latika are left in the room and Jamal is asked to leave. Why was he asked to leave? And what happened?
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The Episode In Which Fry Enters His Mother's Dream in Futurama

I found these images on an online forum but no one seemed to be mentioning what episode it was. In this episode (from what I read in the forum) Fry enters his Mom's dream, probably Nibbler helps him ...
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759 views

Why the AKA prefix?

The episode titles for the Jessica Jones episodes are all prefixed with AKA, which stands for Also Known As. I'm curious/confused why this decision was made.
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402 views

How does Walt deduce that he was the prime target of the Cousins?

On Season 3 Episode 9 of Breaking Bad, Walt, after analysing the whole situation with Hank getting shot by the Cousins and Gus' intervention in the whole matter, goes to speak with Gus and says ...
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1answer
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Looking for movie about time traveling

I'm looking for a movie seen maybe 5 to 15 years ago, possible older. The movies is about time traveling and at one or multiple points in the movie they change the timeline and see the changes '...
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Extensive makeup and pay rates

How are actors who have to do extensive makeup sequences paid? Are the 4+ hours of makeup prep work paid? Do they make allowances for how long it takes to remove the makeup? I am talking about any ...
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866 views

A scene in Friends where Joey remembers not understanding something

I am trying to place a scene in Friends so I can use the episode for a school project, but I can't seem to place it. Basically, it revolves around Joey not understanding anything that the rest of the ...
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1answer
173 views

Did people in the Star Wars galaxy know about the Sith during the original trilogy?

How well known were the Sith among the general population of the Galaxy Far, Far Away during the events of the original trilogy?
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What was the deal with Dotzler?

In Taken 3, inspector Dotzler both constantly plays around with either a rubber band or a white knight (chess piece). I never really quite understood the significance of either one of these, but they ...
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1answer
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Movie about teens with magical powers

It's been at least 5 years since I started looking for this movie. I've actually never watched it, but I saw its trailer in the theaters at least twice. I remember clearly that the movie was about "...
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184 views

How did Latika get her scar?

In SlumDog Millionaire, how did Latika get the scar on her face? The last train dance scene reveals the scar on her face.
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187 views

3 Girlfriends ignore their blonde friend after her newborn dies

The movie is about 4 girlfriends, 2 of whom are pregnant. They give birth, but one baby dies the next day. At first the girls support their friend, but then gradually start excluding her from their ...
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1answer
317 views

Horror movie about a family moving into a haunted house

I am looking for a horror movie that's already a couple of years old. The scene begins with a girl that is being attacked by rats and when the servant comes in it disappears. A new family moves in the ...
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139 views

Why did he have to let go? [duplicate]

In Gravity, when they get back to the ISS, she was barely holding onto him, but they were both stopped. Why, then, did he have to let go or otherwise he'd pull her with him? As far as I could tell, ...
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François Truffaut - Los 4 Golpes

Yesterday I went to see a screening of Truffaut's La sirène du Mississipi (aka Mississippi Mermaid). It's prelude was a short film called Los 4 Golpes and it was also directed by Truffaut, but I can't ...
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Two girls travelling, one gets robbed by a cowboy

I'm not sure if it's a '90s or probably an '80s film. I saw a bit of this film on tv. American production I believe. The scene I saw is about two girls travelling together by car what seems to be ...
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346 views

If most humans tend to be eaten before being turned into zombies, how are most of zombies intact?

Shouldn't many if not most zombies in The Walking Dead have their guts spilling out and the majority of their tissue eaten? Do zombies have a maximum capacity for food - after which they'd rather give ...
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Why is being a hybrid a curse?

In Vampire Diaries S02E21 and also a few near-by episodes, it is said that Klaus is cursed - as he is both a Vampire and a Werewolf and more powerful than both. How is it a curse and not a blessing?
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In the Walking Dead why don't humans turn after being cut with infected weapons?

I could never understand how is that a few times I have seen someone fighting with a knife or a sword, killing zombies and then make a cut on a human which would then have no effect? Does the virus ...
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Is there any continuity between James Bond movies that have different actors portraying the title character?

There was a foolish (in my opinion) question asked on Scifi.SE Is James Bond a timelord? James bond keeps returning with a different face, albeit usually a similar one, and often operates with ...
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Why does the Spectre octopus only have 7 tentacles?

Why does the Spectre octopus only have 7 tentacles? I can't find any definitive answers online other than speculation that it has to do with the number of letters in the name and possibly being a ...
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2answers
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Did the soundtrack of Pitch Perfect cheat and use instruments?

Pitch perfect is a movie based on competitive acapella singing where the only sounds should come from the human voice. It is a great movie and a great soundtrack. But some critics (including Mark ...

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