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Obscure tv show/movie/tv movie about two men with Telekinesis and Pyrokinesis

Looking for an obscure movie, pre 2000's. A man with telekinesis is hit by a car, but protects himself with is mind. He wakes up in a hospital and has to escape, possibly with the help of a woman(?). ...
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What is the song played in the radio station just before the semi-finals? [closed]

This song was a remix composed by Beca in the movie. What is the song played in the radio station just before the semi-finals?
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Movie where a nude woman escapes from the fbi in her room

There is a movie where this scene happens: a woman is sitting on a chair naked who is going to dress herself before the fbi arrests her. She seduces the policemen while dressing herself. Then, she ...
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Which is the western movie containing this “Indians vs. cavalry” scene?

I am looking for the western movie (probably from the 1950's-1960's, and I believe in color) containing the following scene. The cavalry is surrounded by Indians, but no close confrontation happens. ...
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Did Diablo Cody intentionally have Juno use the mashed-up phrase, “Thundercats are go!”?

In the birth scene of Juno, the titular character yells, "Thundercats are go!", which is obviously a mashup of the "Thundercats, ho!" and "Thunderbirds are go!" declarations from the Thundercats ...
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461 views

1970s short film about pollution and a greenhouse?

When I was in elementary school, I remember seeing a film about a future of Earth in which it was so polluted that everything natural was dead and people had to wear hazmat-like suits and gas masks. ...
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361 views

Why are the members of the crew in Prometheus not bothered about Elizabeth Shaw or her medical condition?

In Prometheus, the crew finds out Shaw is impregnated with some mysterious creature (trilobite). David knows it, she is taken into some lab. At the lab she knocks down some people, including the ...
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Why does Alfred leave in The Dark Knight Rises?

Alfred leaves Bruce, telling him that he has buried enough members of the Wayne family. But, Bruce has been running around all this time as Batman. I think the odds of him being killed are pretty ...
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331 views

An urban low budget black film with three female friends

It's an urban low budget black film with three female friends. One was married to a rapper and was having an affair. The next was tired of being a side chick and looking for love. The third was a ...
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Why does Blake draw the Batman symbols all over town?

Late in The Dark Knight Rises, Gotham is closed off from the rest of the world and the police are forced underground (both literally and figuratively). We catch up with the action when the government ...
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118 views

Is the identity of the planet in the start and ending of Cloud Atlas canonically known?

In the start and ending of Cloud Atlas, Zachry (Tom Hanks) is shown on another planet, which has two moons and from which the Earth can be seen. Is there any canonical identity given to this ...
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How did Batman survive when he was stabbed?

Near the end of The Dark Knight Rises, Batman was stabbed by Miranda. After a while Batman took his bat and flew away to detonate the bomb. Then at the end of the movie he was at the dining table with ...
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Name of this psychological thriller?

I've been trying to remember what movie this is and can't find it anywhere on google. All I remember is that it took place in a hospital (or something similar) that had house a certain number of ...
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Why does the tenant with the sick wife say “If I believed that, I would never have opened the door.”?

In the Raid (2011), after the tenant with the sick wife agrees to shelter Rama and Bowo in his apartment, he tells Rama that Lieutenant Wahyu is corrupt, to which Rama responds, "Not every cop is ...
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1k views

Pollution-themed animated TV-series that aired in the early '90s?

I watched this show as a child in North America in the early '90s, though it is probably older, and have nothing but vague memories with which to identify it. Thus, anything fitting even one of the ...
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2answers
978 views

Was any further information on Margaret's pregnancy ever given?

In one episode of The West Wing, Margaret is observed to be pregnant. There's a small off-hand comment about it, with some vaguery about who the father is, but I don't believe it's ever mentioned ...
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1answer
107 views

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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2answers
136 views

Characterizing Mark's relationship with du Pont?

In Foxcatcher, the wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is being supported by the excentric millionaire du Pont (Steve Carell). Mark is very thankful for the purpose and trust du Pont provides him ...
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1answer
822 views

Whose hands are in the box?

I just saw Limitless again and there is one scene I don't quite understand: When Eddie and Carl are seeing the news about the leaked merger with Atwood and Eddie realizes his stash was stolen by the ...
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1k views

In the film “Limitless” (2011), why were the murder incidents relating to Eddie Morra downplayed by police?

In Limitless (2011): Eddie Morra was at the apartment just before and after the murder of Vernon Gant. He also called the police. Eddie Morra was at the hotel-room when the "blonde" was murdered. ...
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2answers
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What language were the people speaking when chanting in The Dark Knight Rises?

A number of times in the film, we hear chanting, singing (whatever it may be). At a key moment, when Bruce is ascending up and out of the prison, we learn what they are chanting is "rise." What ...
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78 views

What is 'Forget it Tracy. It's Midtown' a reference to in 30 Rock

In season 6, episode 10 Alexis Goodlooking and the Case of the Missing Whisky Jenna and Tracy are trying to solve who drank Pete's Whisky. Midway through the episode Jenna turns to Tracy and says ...
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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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What was the third gag in the “Reincarnation” episode of Futurama?

In the “Reincarnation” episode of Futurama, they broke the episode up into three segments, each of which used a different style. The first one was in an old-fashioned Max Fleischer style and the main ...
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Does the Game of Thrones intro change to reflect the current story?

In the Game of Thrones intro, we are presented with a very steam-punk like map of interactive pieces representing the kingdoms and what they represent. However, I noticed when Theon Greyjoy arrived ...
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2answers
655 views

Did the prisoners in the pit know who Bruce Wayne was?

During the whole imprisonment of Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knight Rises, did the prisoners know who he was, specifically that he was the Batman? I think they only knew him to be a friend of Bane. Did ...
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Why didn't the bomb cause a tsunami in Dark Knight Rises?

As far as I know, even smaller earthquakes measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale in Japan have triggered tsunamis. Was the atom bomb used in The Dark Knight Rises not this powerful?
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How does Bane know that Batman is Bruce Wayne?

In The Dark Knight Rises, when Catwoman (Selina) brings Batman to Bane's place, she trapped him in Bane's place, after a short while Bane came and called Batman by his real name, Bruce Wayne. I was ...
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2answers
156k views

Why does Bane wear the mask?

Throughout the movie, we're given different versions of the past. I am also not sure if it's ever made very clear why Bane wears his mask. So, why did Bane have to wear his mask?
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324 views

What does “Pear” mean in “The Princess and the Pear” episode of Bones?

The episode “The Princess and the Pear” of the TV series Bones is about the murder of a “princess” (actually a booth babe at a convention playing a princess). The title seems to be an allusion to “The ...
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3answers
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Why doesn't Bane just detonate the bomb?

Why does Bane talk about giving Gotham to the people if he intends to blow it all up. Why doesn't he just detonate the bomb right away?
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The Ending of Dark Knight Rises

I need some assistance understanding the end of The Dark Knight Rises (2012), it doesn't seem at all plausible for me. We see Batman save Gotham City from Bane by escaping the city while carrying ...
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89 views

Prometheus sequel: where do we stand? [closed]

Is there any news about a sequel to the 2012 movie Prometheus, by Ridley Scott? I think last year, I read somewhere that it was supposed to be released in 2016, but I can't find any news.
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What happened to Bruce Wayne/Batman's knee?

Early in The Dark Knight Rises, Bruce is seen limping with a cane. Some characters allude to an injury sustained from a fight, but we never see this in The Dark Knight. At the conclusion of that film, ...
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Why choose that birth name for John Blake?

Near the end of The Dark Knight Rises, we learn that What motivated the Nolan brothers to include this in the film? Are they merely nudging and winking at the audience? Furthermore, why Robin? The ...
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49 views

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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1answer
593 views

What's Saddam Hussein doing in the Dude's dream?

It was a weirdly funny moment, but I could not understand it. In The Big Lebowski, when the Dude's White Russian cocktail is drugged, he sees a weird dream involving Bowling, dancing, Julian Moore's ...
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1answer
844 views

When did Letty regain her memories?

In Furious 7, towards the climax, Letty tells Dom she got her memories back. It raises some questions: Was she telling the truth, or lying just to get through to Dom? If she wasn't lying, were her ...
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1answer
521 views

What was the first film to have a fight on top of a moving train?

The earliest I could locate was a Mexican film El Tren fantasma as described here. The General (1926) starring Buster Keaton was known for its action in a train, but I am unable to reliably establish ...
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1answer
172 views

Captions in Mexican TV Commercials

Watching Mexican TV channels like Televisa and TVAzteca, you'll notice that many TV commercials have captions at the bottom of the screen with what appear to read as cautionary messages. Snack ...
4
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1answer
70 views

Why was the Log Lady hostile towards Agent Cooper?

In Twin Peaks Agent Cooper had a pretty open mind, including following leads from dreams, throwing rocks at bottles to work out who was a suspect, etc. So why was the Log Lady so hostile towards him?
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2answers
222 views

Apples in a greenhouse on a spacestation

As a child sometime in the late seventies or very early eighties, I saw a sci-fi movie on TV - there was a scene in a greenhouse, either on a spaceship or space station - you could see stars out the ...
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1answer
1k views

What Bill Murray movie is on TV in “Lost in Translation”?

While zapping through Japanese TV channels in Lost in Translation, Bob Harris (Bill Murray) comes across a movie or TV show featuring himself. It doesn't appear to have been made for the movie, as ...
3
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2answers
205 views

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 ...
2
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2answers
67 views

How does SGC know who is incoming before the stargate connects?

At the start of season 1, episode 19 - Solitudes of Stargate SG1, before the title credits, there is an incoming wormhole which for some reason destablizes and disconnects before the entire team gets ...
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4k views

Why did The Dude go to the doctor?

In The Big Lebowski, Maude sends The Dude (or his Dudeness) to the doctor to check his jaw. The doctor asks him to take his pants off, and then he comes out of the exam with a grin on his face ...
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1answer
92 views

Man admits guilt but recants it, leading to investigation and legal struggle

Premise: A man kills his wife, who has been cheating on him. Man is arrested by a policeman, with whom the wife had the affair. Man admits guilt to the policeman. Upon further questioning, the man ...
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0answers
30 views

Why does Cooper send the NASA coordinates in Interstellar? [duplicate]

What is the point of Cooper sending himself the coordinates of NASA in Interstellar, only to moments later scream at himself to "STAY, you fool"?
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273 views

Astronaut turns into a monster

When I was a child, I saw a movie that was about an astronaut who returned from a space mission with a virus or something in him that turned him into a monster at the end. In the movie, he is stopped ...
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0answers
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How did Cooper survive? [duplicate]

In Interstellar, after encoding the message in the seconds' hand of the watch, Cooper is shown to have survived. How did that happen?

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