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What is today's version of the 'cutting the phone line' trope?

I watched Kiss the Girls last night and thought it was funny in the final scene that it all happened because the bad guy pulled the phone line. If you watch any Lifetime movies this might happen ...
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113 views

Chuck Norris entry in Expendables 2

In Expendables 2... the scene where Chuck Norris enters. There are villains everywhere. They all suddenly get machine gunned down and a rocket takes out a tank. Since no character really cares to ask ...
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2answers
520 views

Horror movie that takes place in a hospital, includes time manipulation

I watched this move about 5 years ago and I can only remember certain details about the movie: I think a bunch of teenage kids sneak into an old abandoned psych ward or maybe hospital. There is a ...
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1answer
135 views

Woman finds man with two hearts washed ashore

Can anyone identify a little known film made in late 1970s? I guess about a woman who finds a man washed ashore, he turns out to have two hearts, healing powers and in the end is a cloned time ...
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481 views

Which book about encryption did Christopher give Alan when he was a child?

In one of the flashbacks in The Imitation Game that show Alan's childhood, Christopher gave him a book about encryption. What is the name of that book?
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Why do they go to the toilet and put the hose in it to breathe?

I remember in the first test, where the dorm room's flooded, they all go to the toilet and put the hose in it to breathe. They explained too quickly, could someone explain how it works?
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114 views

Shark Tank: Not the first time Mark Cuban went on this rant. What does he mean?

In episode 619 of Shark Tank, two guys presented the Napwell sleeping mask, an eye pillow alarm clock designed to wake you up gently by simulating a sunrise to your eyes. The guys had impressive ...
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Jaime's character change in Game of Thrones

In Game Of Thrones Jaime's character is shown to be bad and ruthless in the beginning. He pushes a little kid off a window. Later he's shown to have honor and sympathy and looks after Sansa, tries to ...
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How does Amy escape capture?

In the movie Gone Girl, Amy has killed a man. She has his blood all over him. The cameras in the house would prove that Neil’s character was innocent. Even the smallest of investigations would prove ...
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54 views

What changes Agent K to be happier? [duplicate]

In the last scene at the diner in Men in Black 3 Agent K is humming a tune that is playing. Agent J is confused how he knows the song. What changed? What makes Agent K happier now than he used to be?
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Was Jake Gyllenhaal's character in Nightcrawler a sociopath or psychopath?

In the movie Nightcrawler (2014), is the character of Jake Gyllenhaal psychopathic or a sociopathic. How do you identify?
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1answer
186 views

Is the ring smaller than normal in the Rocky movies?

I was watching Drago pummel Apollo Creed in Rocky IV and it seemed like the ring was smaller than a regulation ring. Normally, pro rings are 18x18 or 20x20, but the ring in Rocky IV seemed a lot ...
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1answer
262 views

Vampire/monster sleeps in underwater cellar, those turned sleep with their lungs on the outside

It should have come out before 1996 if I remember correctly. In the beginning there are two female friends who walks around this abandoned cellar with water up to the knees. One of them gets dragged ...
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1answer
298 views

A question about a scene in Dumb and Dumber To

There is a scene where Harry and Lloyd talk: Harry Dunne: How many days are in April? Lloyd Christmas: 30 days have September, all the rest I can't remember. Harry Dunne: Must be 31 ...
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1answer
93 views

Identify film about a strange road

I'm searching for a film about a strange road which doesn't appear on maps. The protagonist is a boy who works in a office (if I remember well). He goes to the road and pass a village where all took ...
2
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1answer
115 views

Racing driver meets a blonde woman who is terminally ill

A TV drama or movie seen on TV in the late 1980s or early 1990s which I would like to find again. A racing driver and his lover or wife have promised one another to be always honest with one another, ...
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1answer
278 views

Identify an American TV Show Car Chase - Aired in early 2000's

The American TV show was staged. It was almost like a game-show in which they drove to an isolated or abandoned town, and a "criminal" would be selected. The criminal could select to be in any type of ...
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3answers
479 views

Who decides how a totem behaves in a dream?

In the movie - Inception, who decides how a totem behaves inside a dream? First of all, in the dream, are the totems manifestations of the dreamer? The architect creates the other parts and ...
2
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1answer
87 views

A supernatural toy airplane

I had watched this movie on tv when I was small. It's neither an animated nor a cartoon movie. The story of the movie goes like this. There was a child who liked bicycles. So he asked for a bicycle ...
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1answer
113 views

Were the oil paintings in the episode “Im Schmerz geboren” for real?

One of many unusual aspects of the amazing Tatort episode "Im Schmerz geboren" was the parts where the scene transformed into oil paintings showing stills of the action, as with the casino shootout or ...
2
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1answer
97 views

Why was Baelfire sent back with everyone when Regina tore the curse scroll?

I don't understand why Baelfire got sent back to the Enchanted forest with everyone in S0311 after Regina tore the curse scroll, "canceling the curse". It doesn't make sense to me. He wasn't in ...
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1answer
148 views

Black teens die one by one in a house

Okay, I watched this movie on bet a while ago. It was about a bunch of black teens that are at a house and then one by one they start dying. About the middle of the movie, someone goes for a car and ...
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1answer
687 views

Has there been any proof that Storage Wars producers planted items?

After Dave Hester left Storage Wars, he opened up that the producers had been planting items every show. I find this interesting because I grew up following my grandparents who owned a successful ...
2
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1answer
327 views

A movie about tiny aliens [duplicate]

I ran across some scenes from a movie in 1993, which mean it can't be made later than that. In that movie, there are two characters that are tiny humans, about the size of a doll, both men, and travel ...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

How does Doc Ock stay awake after being punched by Spider-Man?

In Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man repeatedly punches Doc Ock, yet Ock still remains conscious. Isn't he supposed to be knocked out considering he is still a normal human and Spider-Man is pretty strong? In ...
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0answers
1k views

Song playing on “Better Call Saul” Ep1 “Uno” [closed]

What was the song/music playing in the background when Saul was smoking a cigarette standing next to that women in episode 1 "UNO" of "Better Call Saul"?
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1answer
779 views

What was going on with Dennis in 'Charlie Work' (S10E04)?

During the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "Charlie Work" (S10E04) Charlie has Dennis play the barkeeper during the health inspection. But all he ever gets out is a quite nervous ...
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1answer
60 views

“I promise, Tiger”. Why is he addressing him like that, what's the origin?

In Soylent Green (1973), a cop says to another one (wounded, dying): "I promise, Tiger. I promise." I think this word was used only once in the film. What's the origin of using this address? I guess ...
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1answer
438 views

1980s cartoon about a group of kids lost in time?

I was talking with a friend and we were trying to remember a cartoon we watched in the 80s as small children. There was a group of friends that were trapped in some sort of time warp and at the end ...
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2answers
9k views

Is Jane cheating on Stephen?

In The Theory of Everything, is Jane cheating on Stephen and having sex with Jonathan? In the movie, the camping scene suggests this, but I can't find an article on Google to confirm this.
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1answer
445 views

Inspiration for making Speed Racer

I was going through the filmography of the Wachowskis. Their main theme often tends to be science fiction although they deviated a little when they decided to adapt Alan Moore's V for Vendetta to the ...
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votes
1answer
485 views

Children's TV show with a brother and sister, giant worms and glowing stones

Does anyone remember a children's TV show (not a cartoon) from the 80's. I'm pretty sure it was a brother and sister and they went under an ocean or a lake through jelly like consistency tunnels. ...
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1answer
177 views

What characters does Honey Lemon resemble?

Big Hero 6 is full of geeky references and the characters or their accessories are very close to other movies. For example: Go Go works on Tron-like-cycle, Fred is Gozilla-style monster. Wasabi has a ...
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1answer
244 views

'American Sniper' : Reality about the movie's end? [closed]

In the movie, they don't offer any explanation for the killer's actions. Since this is based on a true story, I was kind of hoping someone knows why he did it. I'm not from the US, but I expect there ...
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1answer
453 views

A Question About A Line In Blood Diamond

I've seen Blood Diamond on TV but I've missed some scenes so it makes me confused. When Danny Archer told Solomon "Time I quit smoking anyway, huh, Solomon?" Why would Solomon knows it is a signal of ...
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2answers
467 views

A Question about the little girl in red dress in Schindler's List

I am not asking about the significance of this little girl in red dress. In the movie, this girl in red dress eventually perishes. However, in the book (Schindler's Ark), the little girl in the red ...
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1answer
420 views

Need the name of this 80s Vampire TV series episode/short movie?

Definitely not big budget. Production values felt like Dark Shadows of the 1990s. One of the soon-to-be-revealed vampires is a middle-aged caucasian woman. The episode/mini-movie started out with the ...
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1answer
12k views

What is the music at the end credits of Better Call Saul? [closed]

One of the features that made Breaking Bad such a great series was its clever use of music to enhance the tone and atmosphere of many scenes. Some of the soundtrack used existing music for great ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

Role of preacher in Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

When we learn about the life of Geum-ja there is no mention of the preacher, it seems as though she only met him after her release from prison. Is the role of the preacher only a gimmick to move the ...
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3answers
3k views

Hollywood movie where a person takes different roles but escapes most of time

I read about a hollywood movie where the plot goes on similar to this. A person takes different roles (pilot, banker, etc., ) and cheats continuously but escapes most of the time. He starts cheating ...
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1answer
214 views

Zombies At The Fence - filming head injuries to walkers

When zombies (or walkers or however you refer to them) are in an easily kill-able location, such as the fence at the prison, there are many times where spears or swords or other lengthy objects are ...
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2answers
1k views

What's the story of the other mole in the police department?

The Departed is 9 years old now, but SPOILER WARNING anyway. At the end, Costigan is shot by Trooper Barrigan, another mole in the Boston Police Department, who is subsequently shot by Sullivan. Who ...
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votes
1answer
4k views

What's the origin of the “'ello, gov'nor” line?

This line is often used in TV shows, usually when a character is trying to use an english accent. He will use a british slang and say something along the lines of 'ello gov'nor! Two examples ...
13
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1answer
5k views

Why does Arrow have so much Microsoft product placement?

Numerous times have I seen a Microsoft tablet running windows 8 and Bing search engine is used by Diggs to search the internet. Did Microsoft have a product placement deal in Arrow or was there ...
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2answers
3k views

Why are the zombie's skulls so easily crushable? [duplicate]

This has been bothering me for some time...the zombies seem to have heads without skulls, like over-ripe melons. I realize that their flesh is slowly rotting but bone does not rot! How are the ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

“There'll be magic” — Foreshadowing in For the First Time in Forever?

In For the First Time in Forever, Anna sings "for the first time in forever / there'll be magic, there'll be fun". (link) Is this foreshadowing of Elsa's display of magic later that night? After all, ...
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2answers
813 views

“I find her interesting because…she sleeps above her covers…”

The line is Bill Murray as Venkman in Ghostbusters: I find her interesting because she's a client and because she sleeps above her covers. Four feet above her covers! I was thirteen or so when ...
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vote
1answer
92 views

In the film Jacob's Ladder, did Danny Aiello's character serve a specific purpose?

This has always bugged me, because the movie (I believe) is supposed to take place in some sort of Purgatory. Danny Aiello's character seems to be pivotal in that he's always offering guidance to Tim ...
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1answer
837 views

How did 'Alan Smithee' get his name?

I got to know about the term "Alan Smithee", used for the alias of uncredited work in movies. But why is it called Alan Smithee and not anything else? Where does that name come from?
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1answer
105 views

Letting the athlete's mind do the workout for you

I remember seeing one scene from a movie, I would assume it played sometime in the 90s or early 2000s. In this movie they had a technology that allowed people to switch their bodies. Here's the scene ...

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