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Why was the Clash of the Titans remake so radically different from the original?

The remake of The Clash of the Titans is radically different from the original, but does keep a couple of elements the same. Why did Louis Leterrier decide to have the remake be so radically ...
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Why was The Dresden Files cancelled?

Even though the show wasn't very much like the books, I quite enjoyed The Dresden Fiels show. It was, sadly, cancelled. Why was the show cancelled?
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TV show from the late 80s, early 90s about guy who dies and goes back in time to watch over family

I vaguely remember watching a TV show some 20-odd years ago, but remember only a few details from the pilot episode: This guy dies, and is told he has to go back in time to watch over some teenager. ...
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name of animated short from MTV's Liquid Television with speed-racer guy

This animated short film was one of the many that appeared on the MTV show "Liquid Television," probably early 1990s, maybe late 1980s. It was set several centuries in the future, and focused on a ...
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How does Simon remember his destiny?

I have just finished Season 2 of Misfits and there is one story aspect I don't quite understand. In Episode 2x06, where they all become famous as the ASBO Five, Simon follows Alisha to the hidden ...
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Audrey Hepburn enters the suite of a business tycoon and says she's “leaving”

I'm trying to find a movie starring Audrey Hepburn. I could only watch a bit, and it was somewhat like this: Audrey Hepburn enters the suite of a business tycoon, and says she's "leaving". The man ...
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215 views

Were children subjected to shock therapy in the 1960s, as implied in Moonrise Kingdom?

In "Moonrise Kingdom" a social-services agent implies that an orphan with behavior problems could be subjected to shock therapy (aka electro-convulsive therapy or ECT). Were children really subjected ...
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What really happened to Korra?

In the finale to this season of Legend of Korra we see Korra finally battle Amon head-to head. However, the turn out is unfavorable as Korra loses her bending skills, but somehow retains and ...
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Why did Joshua go to Murtaugh's house instead of fleeing?

During Lethal Weapon, after Riggs and Murtaugh escape their captives after being tortured, Riggs chases down Joshua, the mercenary, but he gets away. Joshua then proceeds to go to Murtaugh's house, ...
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How is it decided whether to use a stuntman?

Stuntmen are widely used in many action films to shoot difficult and dangerous scenes. How is it decided whether to use a stuntman in a scene? Are there official rules for that?
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Who is the girl that poisons Jiraiya in Naruto 140?

When Naruto went to Orochimaru's base, Jiraiya is "entertained" by a female ninja that poisoned him. There is no continuation except that Jiraiya suddenly shows up later on the back of a toad. Who ...
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What happens to Jane's BMW in Mr.Brooks?

In Mr.Brooks, what happens to Jane's BMW? When Earl asked about the BMW she replied, A friend's going to drive it up. It'll be here next weekend. Again, when the cops asked about the BMW she ...
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Are Max Cooperman and Ryan McCarthy friends in Never Back Down?

I don't understand the relationship between Max Cooperman and Ryan McCarthy. At the beginning of the film scene they appear to be on good terms Ryan is observing the fight Jake interupts Max and ...
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90's experimental British film exploring the UK

Has anybody heard of an experimental art film from England in the early 90's where there is just narration and footage of places around the UK? The narrator is recounting things that his travel ...
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Cartoon movie from 80's, possibly Russian fairytale

I'm trying to find a movie that I watched once as a teenager, so in the 80's. It was cartoon, not live-action, and I believe the story was a Russian fairytale. The protagonist was a boy who was sent ...
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142 views

Strange movie with a farm boy dealing with uncertainty about his sexuality

I keep remembering bits of this movie I saw parts of ~15 years ago, but I can't put together the right keywords to find it. Here are some details: The story centers around a boy in a farm town (I ...
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What is this vehicle during the filming of the bus flip in Terminator Genisys

In this "behind the scenes" footage, which shows how the bus flip was done, at 0:52 there is a strange vehicle that comes up alongside the bus: What is this? It appears to be a normal car enclosed ...
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Horror movie with a wheelchair-bound man with Multiple Personality Syndrome

I can't remember the Name of this Movie!! It features a a man in a wheelchair who has Multiple Personality Syndrome. There's an incident where he changes his personality when he gets a phone call ...
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Documentary: Man climbing big tree with rope to get honey

I remember watching a documentary about 10 years ago in a culture anthropology course where a man gets rope around a tree and then starts climbing it (huge, like as tall as Sequoia) and as he's ...
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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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Name of cartoon where kids turn into race cars?

When I was a kid in the mid to late 80's ('85 - '87 ish), I saw a cartoon where this kids turned into race cars somehow. I seem to remember that it was when they got wet or something. Whatever episode ...
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Why do people never turn off the car headlights when they stop the engine?

In several movies, I keep noticing a trope: whenever someone is in a car at night, with a running engine, and headlights are on, they will keep the lights on, not only after the stop the engine, but ...
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What happened with Yemi's corpse?

In the Lost episode "The cost of living", Mr. Eko is surprised that the corpse of his brother Yemi has disappeared. What happened with it?
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Ending of Eden Lake

I just watched the movie Eden Lake (2008). It has a very sad and disturbing ending. The bad guy who killed Steve and also burned Adam alive for his disobedience doesn't get any punishment but the lady ...
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Screen within Another Screen

What do you call a filming technique of having a smaller screen within the main screen? It's typically used in a news show where the main screen shows the report from the scene and the small one ...
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Horror anthology help

Please I need help.. Looking for a horror movie that has a few short stories. I only remember 1 story & some of the main action between stories. The main action was an unseen narrator hiding in a ...
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Movie about a serial killer 'in-training'

I'm looking for this horror movie I watched quite a while ago, not exactly sure when, maybe ~2006? Might be later too, really don't remember. It's about this guy who wants to become a serial killer ...
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Impossible to find movie with a madman on a motorcycle

I saw this movie in Italian, so I don't know if in English it's the same (many times the Italian dubbing is totally different, in Hellraiser for example the cenobite say "This is not for your eyes", ...
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What's the significance of Amelia's toothache/jaw pain?

I loved The Babadook. I watched it 2 weeks ago and I'm still trying to take it all in. What I can't seem to understand is, what's the significance of Amelia's toothache or jaw hurting? Did I miss ...
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Why was the Freeling house the only one being haunted?

In Poltergeist, the whole Cuesta Verde community was built on the same burial grounds as the Freeling house was, why was their home the only being haunted?
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The Imitation Game - 10 men checking one setting a minute [duplicate]

In the movie when Cumberbatch said the following phrase There are 159 million, million, million possible Enigma settings. All we had to do was try each one. But if we had 10 men checking one ...
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What movie has divorced wives safari-chasing ex husbands in the forest?

I watched a movie in 1989 where women somewhere in a hot region of america have formed a tribe in a forest somewhere. They are divorced or mistreated women, and they lure men into wilderness and then ...
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In “My Neighbor Totoro”, what is wrong with the mother (why is she in the hospital)?

Title says it all: In "My Neighbor Totoro", what is wrong with the mother (i.e. why is she in the hospital)?
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Getting a movie's gross revenue trend

I am new to this site, so not sure if this kind of question will be considered as on topic or not. But here goes Is there a way to get a movie's revenue trend since it is released (either worldwide ...
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What is the content of the one un-opened package in “Castaway”?

I know that the package sympolizes the hope for Tom Hank's character to not give up and to give him a "mission": to survive and deliver the package. But I read somewhere (in a behind the scene ...
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How does a movie director handle an inherently dangerous scene?

In a store, I saw a music video of a woman standing dangerously between two "lions." (The quotes are for a reason.) How would a director shoot that scene safely? Is there a way to tranquilize the ...
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Animated series (or movie/tv show) of a daughter carrying a flower pot

I saw some screens of a movie/TV show/animated series recently (can't remember exactly which, but I think it was an animated series). The only thing I remember (kind of) well is the cover. It ...
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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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What is the time-frame of the 1st season of Daredevil?

I just finished the first season of Daredevil on Netflix and one thing just stood out to me, that I cannot figure out. What is the time-frame by which this entire season takes place? In the first ...
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Movie with disturbing initiation ritual (sometime 2004-2008)

It's an espionage thriller set in a college and focusing on two students. A most memorable scene is during initiation when, while struggling through one of the tasks, the protagonist sees his friend ...
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What are the Babadook's powers/abilities?

In the 2014 Australian horror movie, the Babadook, the eponymous monster is implied to grow stronger as the victim denies it. Towards the end, Amelia acknowledges the monster which makes him weak, or ...
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How realistic is the tornadoes in Into the storm 2014

Specifically Pete, when he flew inside the tornado in his car. Can it be possible to survive such an extremely high fall like that.
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Comedy sketch regarding bank bailout/debt crisis

I am looking for a sketch that I saw online a few years ago. My memory is that it included Mitchell and Webb from That Mitchell and Webb Look, but I was unable to find it from there. The sketch has ...
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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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Why did Bishop start burning in sunlight?

In Being Human US S01E12, when Bishop attacks Aidan, Bishop gets hurt by sunlight and starts burning. But in the whole 1st season it never occurred, vampires walk around freely in sunlight, so why did ...
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On the plane, what exactly is Lucy doing with her computers?

In the movie 'Lucy', When Lucy is on the plane, she does something to her )(two) laptop computers, typing with both hands. What exactly are those things she wrote? Is this an existing (real life) way ...
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Do extended & director's cut versions get released in theatres?

Do extended & director's cut versions get released in theatres?
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Medieval 2000s comedy rated R

I will tell you everything that i know.. this movie was released between 2005-2008. i think it was 2006 but i'm not sure. its a comedy movie set in medieval Britain or France. the evil king marries ...
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What is Stephen Chow working on post Journey to the West?

This question refers to the movie produces/director/actor - Stephen Chow After 2013's - Journey to the West, there seems to be no word of any upcoming projects by Stephen Chow. Does anyone know of ...
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Movie about an old lady who takes the blame for murders committed by a serial killer

The movie begins with some statement like: this is based on a true story, but the parts that are hard to believe is the part that happened in reality! "Go figure" -- I don't remember it exactly. The ...

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