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379 views

What was Ahmet locked up for?

The guy "Ahmet" in Midnight Express, who was an Oxford educated character (?), spoke good English and had a degree in philosophy was locked up underground in a Turkish jail, where they meet. Is it ...
2
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1answer
295 views

How is George Stark related to the twin?

During the course of The Dark Half we learn that the killer is actually George Stark, an alter ego that Thad Beaumont invented in order to publish books not to be brought in relation with his name. ...
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3answers
600 views

Why did Blade Runner deviate from the source novel so significantly?

In Philip K. Dick's novel 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep' there are key aspects of the plot of the novel that are completely excluded from Blade Runner, including: That animals have almost ...
7
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4answers
912 views

Mother helps drug addict son suffering during withdrawal by giving him a fix

I only remember a scene from this movie: A drug addict is locked up by his mother in a house to stop him from getting drugs. Seeing how much he suffers going through withdrawal the mother decides to ...
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1answer
201 views

Name of TV series where folks jumped from one magic gate to another on Island in Bermuda Triangle

When I was a child in the 70s (maybe 80s but I think 70s), I saw a sci-fi/fantasy tv series about a group (perhaps a family?) that was on an island in the Bermuda triangle. Each week, they'd go ...
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1answer
325 views

Invasion by Aliens who do not blink

US film. Most likely made early 2000's as I watched it about 5 years ago. It is about aliens invading earth that appear human, however they don't blink and that is how they are determined to not be ...
2
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1answer
114 views

Joey wearing pants - is it realistic?

In "El Dorado", Joey McDonald, the daughter of Kevin McDonald, is wearing pants whenever she rides a horse. Was it socially acceptable for a girl to wear pants in the Wild West?
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1answer
120 views

Long post-apocalyptic movie about a plague with biblical themes

I saw a movie a while ago, probably 10 years or more that I can't remember the name or identify. The setting was post-apocalyptic, ravaged world. Things I remember vaguely: the world seemed ...
0
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1answer
123 views

Ice cream van song at the end of Bend it Like Beckham [closed]

In the closing scenes of Bend it Like Beckham, an ice cream van drives past playing a pop song. Why is this scene in the film anyway I can think of no reason why it is of any significance to any ...
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0answers
102 views

What exactly happened to Virgil? [duplicate]

In the movie The Best Offer, it is shown at the end that Virgil has been conned and his whole collection has been stolen. He discovers this after coming home from the London auction; in the next scene ...
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1answer
299 views

Why do Disney and Pixar animated movies contain the 'A-113' easter egg?

I have noticed that many Disney and Pixar animated movies contain 'A-133' in some (random) places. For instance: Toy Story: A Bug's Life: Cars: Brave: Monster's University: Is there ...
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1answer
579 views

Why is Kennedy's father “the architect of Munich”?

In the movie "Thirteen Days", it is referenced multiple times that the father of Kennedy was "the architect of Munich" and might damage the USA in a serious way if Kennedy Jr. does not allow an attack ...
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Did the Trolls and Kristoff know/remember Anna?

In the Disney animated movie Frozen, when Anna was still young she was struck accidentally by Elsa with her Frost powers and froze Anna's heart. Anna was brought to the Trolls by her parents to heal ...
4
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2answers
246 views

Identify horror movie involving morphing furniture

I remember watching the trailer for a horror movie years ago, I vaguely remember a scene where a group of young people were running away from something, closed a door, and then furniture in the room ...
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3answers
6k views

What's wrong between Phoebe and her twin sister Ursula in Friends?

There is an episode of the very popular TV series Friends wherein Phoebe says that she wants to patch things up with her twin sister before their 30th Birthday (in a flashback in The One Where They ...
11
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4answers
658 views

What is the first occurence of film within a film within a film?

In the Scre4m (or Scream 4) opening scene, So the above scene shows a film within a film within a film. If I am not wrong then this kind of scene is not new and I ...
2
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1answer
224 views

Students are murdering their teachers

There's a movie I saw part of on TV back in the late 90s, these are the details I can remember: It has to be old enough to be on British TV around 1997, but it wasn't too old as it was in colour and ...
9
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1answer
267 views

What is the most commercially successful Alan Smithee film?

As you can read on Wikipedia, Alan Smithee is an official Hollywood pseudonym which can be used by directors who wish to disown a film which they have lost creative control on. They maintain a list ...
9
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3answers
273 views

Did the Basterds actually change anything?

Hitler was definitely shot to death by the Basterds but he would have died in the fire anyways. Shoshanna had everything planned well to trap everyone in theatre including her, there was no escape. So ...
2
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1answer
50 views

Rusty Nail's location?

In the film Joy Ride, how do Lewis and Fuller know that Rusty Nail is even in the same area as they are? The guys play their prank on him, ask to him to swing by the motel, but does Rusty ever give ...
2
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1answer
110 views

What is Darling's actual name in the show?

In Season 4 of the British sitcom Blackadder, is the officer's name actually "Darling" or is it just a nick name? If "Darling" is just a nick name, what is his real name in the show?
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1answer
123 views

Why should the name of The Scottish play never be said?

In Season 3, Episode 4 of the television series Blackadder, Sense and Senility, Why should the name of the Scottish play never be said? What about the time when the Scottish play is to be performed?
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1answer
175 views

What is the last scene supposed to tell us?

At the end of Out of the Furnace, after Russell lethally shot DeGroat, much to Wesley's dismay, the last shot of the movie shows Russell sitting in his house at the table doing nothing: But I'm not ...
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1answer
109 views

Is there any further significance to Russell's tattoo?

Russell Baze, the main protagonist of Out of the Furnace, has a quite prominent tattoo on his neck, which on a closer look seem to be the numbers 15104 or something similar: While there might very ...
11
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2answers
5k views

What does Buster say under the bleeps in the “Bringing up Buster” episode of Arrested Development?

In the third episode of the first season of Arrested Development, titled "Bringing up Buster," there are two instances when Buster uses (what is assumed to be) obscene language to describe his mother, ...
2
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1answer
350 views

Romance film, girl in love with character in boyfriend's book

I cannot remember the movie where a girl falls for another guy throughout the whole movie and it makes you feel really bad for her boyfriend (who is a writer) because he loves her so much yet the girl ...
3
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1answer
619 views

A horror movie that turns out to be a prank

I've seen this horror movie one or two years ago. Recent american production. It starts with a group of friends starting some game show (same concept of the Hunger Games) somewhere in a huge closed ...
7
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1answer
324 views

Father/daughter 90s thriller with eyes in 2 different colors

I have confused the movie 'Along Came A Spider' with a different movie. The movie I am looking for is about a detective or writer who takes his daughter to this house. She is about 6 to 8 years old. ...
0
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1answer
182 views

horror movie about family of murderers

The movie is about a family of murderers who are running from the cops. there is a scene where they are in an old house, sleeping on naked dead bodies. the police then surround the house and i think ...
4
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2answers
531 views

Does After Earth's sci-fi jargon have any basis in reality or is it complete gibberish?

One of the most quoted lines from After Earth is: Graviton buildup could be a precursor to mass expansion. This phrase is not only very memorable, but it's also quoted in many reviews as ...
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1answer
115 views

Variations of the same song

What is the name of the term used for when the soundtrack composer, creates a song and the other songs are variations of the same song. For example, in the movie Inception, The Last of the Mohicans, ...
3
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2answers
4k views

When does Sam lose his psychic powers?

In the television series Supernatural, at what point of time and during which season did Sam lose his powers? EDIT: I mean to ask whether it was around the time Sam was brought back from hell without ...
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1answer
893 views

Why were sam and lilith going to have sex?

In the television series, Supernatural, S04E18, Why were Sam and Lilith going to have sex at the first place at all? If Sam was going to have a contract with Lilith, then that would require just a ...
3
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4answers
1k views

What is the most time-consuming makeup to apply to a single actor in film or television?

There have been some famously elaborate make-up in film and television which take enormous amounts of times to apply to the actors, for example Michael Scofield's full-torso tattoo in Prison Break ...
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1answer
70 views

What kind of car is Sinbad driving?

During the opening credits of Houseguest, Sinbad is driving a very small car. What kind of car is it?
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1answer
143 views

Need help identifying made-for-tv movie

So I recall watching a movie in the early part of the century, around 2000-2003. I believe it was a tv movie, but I have no idea what it was called. The only parts I remember are there being a woman ...
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1answer
585 views

Soldiers hiding from robots or mechs in a forest

I'm 25 (born 1987). When I was young (must have been very young) I saw a show or movie that was an anime, but the kind that has a mature drawing style, smaller eyes, more serious, and the character ...
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1answer
93 views

Fictional biography of a mentally ill actress

I watched this movie way back in 2004 or 2005 .Its like a fictional biography of a movie actress+comedy+tragedy. The plot goes like this. The movie is about an actress's life.It shows how she goes ...
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1answer
318 views

Mid 80's animated movie about a boy and a talking donkey

I do not remember a lot about this movie but it has stuck with me. A little boy got a gift from the moon or some kind of moon goddess. He got a talking donkey and two stallions and riches. His ...
5
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3answers
886 views

Lighting during a night scene

Many movies contain a scene that is portrayed as taking place during the night. Due to the low amount of light some tricks are applied. Unfortunately, I couldn't find much info on this. To me it seems ...
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1answer
201 views

How Much Screen Time does Gollum have? [closed]

My Mom and I watched the Hobbit and it scared her because she thinks Gollum is demonic and I really want to continue watching the LOTR Series but without Gollum I was thinking of editing out parts of ...
1
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1answer
90 views

Mason refers to Amanda as 'Benedict Clarke', is this a cultural reference?

In episode 7 of season 2 of Revenge, Mason refers to Amanda as 'Benedict Clarke' which I assume is some kind of cultural reference pertaining to her recent activities but I am unable to figure out ...
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2answers
7k views

How are underwater scenes in movies filmed?

In some movies, for instance the Jaws series, it's a wonderful feeling to see sharks underwater and have it feel very realistic. I'm curious to know how they film underwater scenes in movies. Not ...
8
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1answer
898 views

Where are Monica and Chandler's apartments?

In the TV show Friends, what is the real world address for the building always shown in exterior shots of Monica's (and the separate apartment across the hall which was formally Chandler's, and is now ...
5
votes
2answers
161 views

How are Tony's mother and sister green-card holders in Miami while Tony is stuck in Cuba?

How have Scarface Tony Montana's mother and sister got green-cards and have been living in the US for years but Tony hasn't?
6
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1answer
306 views

Did Bill's bullet cause any brain damage?

After waking up from her four-year coma, caused by a gunshot wound in her head, and apparently with a metal plate in her skull, has the Bride fully regained all her faculties? Or are her mental ...
1
vote
1answer
96 views

Which is the first book about a movie?

Movies are often based on books. But when was the first time when a book was published about a movie? Example : a book was published about the Indian movie Sholay. Now this book is about the making of ...
4
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3answers
2k views

Why didn't the prisoners who helped Bruce try to escape from the pit themselves?

Batman could escape the pit because he got proper moral guidance from the prisoners. They made him understand what it takes to leave the pit successfully. But it seemed they never wanted to leave the ...
3
votes
1answer
861 views

Which was the first movie remake?

I want to know Which was the first movie remake in the history of movies? I do not mean reboot. I mean remake i.e. with same story (mostly).
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votes
4answers
191 views

The use of flyover sequences

Can someone please explain the use and significance of flyover sequences between scenes in TV shows and movies? (For example, the TV show House M.D. has flyover shots between scenes of the outsides of ...

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