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221 views

What was the backstory to Shepherd Book on Firefly?

Firefly was cancelled before it ever was able to expand on the back stories of most of the characters, and the follow-up movie, Serenity, simply didn't have the time. Did Joss Whedon ever reveal the ...
9
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3answers
3k views

What was the Rabbit's foot and what could it do?

Much of the film revolves around the retrieval of an object known only as The Rabbit’s Foot. But nobody discloses information about it. What was the Rabbit's foot and what could it do?
6
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1answer
496 views

Why the episode Granite State has intro music at the end?

In the second last episode Granite State of Breaking Bad, something is very unusual, something which has happened for the first time in the Series. The intro music is played at the end of the ...
18
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5answers
2k views

Why does Walt leave the Bar after calling the Cops in Granite State?

In the second last 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 just when he watches his ...
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1answer
103 views

How can Ted show a finger?

In Ted, When the news shows Ted being arrested at an airport. Ted gives the camera the rude finger. When he does this, his hand is censored. Ted doesn't actually have any fingers then how would he ...
9
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4answers
1k views

Why didn't Hank or Gomez call for help?

In the Season 5B episodes "To'hajiilee" and "Ozymandias", Hank and Gomez are cornered by Jack and his men in the desert. Once it's clear that they're both outnumbered and outgunned, why doesn't Hank ...
3
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1answer
1k views

What kind of creature bit the enemy's leg in China in Skyfall?

What kind of animal was it that looks like a giant lizard in the China scene? What is the actual name of that creature?
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2answers
1k views

How do the flying islands in Avatar stay in place?

I've watched movie "Avatar" few times. In my opinion it's one really good movie but every time I watch it I wonder how the hell that pieces of ground or "flying islands" can be in the air? Is there ...
0
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1answer
4k views

What's the song which plays at the end, just before the credits?

What's the song which plays at the end, just before the credits? I have searched for the OST. But couldn't find the song.
2
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1answer
73 views

Why does Sheikh mention the thing about Train Pass after his wedding?

In the 2013 Bollywood movie 'The Lunchbox', When Sheikh is escorting Fernandes to taxi after his wedding, he mentions an incident about Train pass. He says that when he first traveled with Fernandes, ...
2
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1answer
330 views

When does Jane Eyre return to Thornfield Hall after she runs away?

Towards the end of the movie, Jane Eyre, she runs away from her fiancee's house after discovering he is already married. However, she returns after realising her love and inability to be without him. ...
7
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1answer
119 views

Why don't the Iranian troops try more extreme measures to stop the departing plane?

At the end of Argo, why don't the Iranian soldiers shoot the wheels ofr the plane in their attempt to stop it at the end of the movie? Why don't they contact the control room to stop it?
8
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2answers
458 views

Ex-convict or cop tries to stop religion based cult

I have been watching this old MGM movie (probably set in 1980's or 90's). It's about this cop/detective (or an ex-convict who was hired as a cop/detective) who tries to stop religion based cult. It's ...
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0answers
131 views

Examples of headbutts in film [closed]

I'm trying to find examples of films where a character head-butts a wall. Any suggestions welcome, thanks.
6
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2answers
610 views

Why didn't the electric charge affect Holmes when he attacks Dredger?

I saw the movie Sherlock Holmes. In that movie, there is a scene where Holmes and Doctor fights with Dredger in Ginger Midget's place. To attack Dredger, Holmes used a weapon which contained ...
18
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4answers
3k views

S04E08 (Hermanos): Why is Gus allowed to live?

I was rewatching the Breaking Bad episode S04E08 (Hermanos) and I didn't quite understand why exactly Don Eladio killed Gus's partner, but he let Gus live. He says: The only reason you're alive ...
4
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2answers
541 views

What is the name of a movie on [adult swim] where children run around an empty Tokyo-esque city?

I remember watching a Japanese anime movie on [adult swim] years ago about a group of children wandering around a city that resembles Tokyo, with lion statues and torii. I've looked through this list ...
4
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1answer
212 views

Who/what ties together the characters/movie?

How and when is the chronology is separated from the main storyline? What or who ties together the characters and the movie? After the restaurant robbery? This is two questions I can't understand, ...
2
votes
1answer
109 views

Why does Mark Smeaton confess?

I realise this may be more of a historical question than a TV series one but... when Anne Boleyn is being tried for treason Mark Smeaton confesses to adultery despite being depicted as homosexual (and ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How historically accurate is the TV series 'The Tudors'?

The TV series The Tudors (2008-2010) depicts the reign of Henry VIII. So far I've not noticed any historical inaccuracies. How truthful to history is it?
15
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3answers
1k views

Why are geniuses often portrayed as socially awkward?

There is a Hollywood stereotype that very intelligent characters are often socially awkward and struggle to understand human interaction: Sherlock Holmes, in almost every interpretation of his ...
5
votes
1answer
310 views

Will Adam and Eden's children belong to the “Up” or the “Down” world?

In "Upside Down", what happened after Eden gave birth to Adam's children? Will they belong to the "Up" or the "Down" world?
5
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1answer
1k views

What does Gary King become in the end? Why team up with blanks?

What does Gary King become in the end? Is he happy now that he has found a purpose in life? Or is he simply content to repeat the Golden Mile crawl once again, this time with blanks? Why choose the ...
5
votes
1answer
90 views

What are the writers trying to convey with the whole blanks/Network angle?

In The World's End, is the whole "blanks" and "The Network" angle a gibe by the writers at technology and the Internet and what it is doing to people? The Network states that it is responsible for all ...
5
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3answers
390 views

Last scene: a man is killed in his own dream and men in suits look over him

In which movie is a man killed in his own dream and men in suits look over him? Also his friend is a dentist who starts to believe that the main character is involved in a conspiracy and then the ...
11
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1answer
502 views

Do the pub names and their order mean anything?

Seeing as to how the final pub, The World's End, is more or less when the world ends, do the other pub names also signify something? What are their names and their positions in the Golden Mile crawl? ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

What does Gary King's wristband signify?

In The World's End, Nick Frost's character Andy notices this wristband that Gary King was wearing. I suppose that it's connected to the Alcoholics Anonymous-like support group meeting towards the ...
6
votes
1answer
184 views

How does the Countdown clock work?

In the UK television show CountDown, the clock appears to run clockwise from 12 o'clock down to six o'clock (see Youtube video). Although I have never seen how the clock hand returns to the 12 ...
10
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2answers
849 views

City where everyone falls asleep and gets reprogrammed at midnight

I remember seeing a movie where everyone falls asleep and their memories are changed at midnight. The protagonist somehow stays awake at one time, and he starts hiding from those who are doing the ...
10
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1answer
1k views

Movie where babysitter gets electrocuted in the kitchen

Sorry, I don't have many details to go on for this one, but I recall watching a movie on TV during my childhood (i.e. 1993-2000) where a young, pretty babysitter is in the kitchen and the floor ...
0
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1answer
568 views

In Season 3, how do T-Bag, Sucre, and Bellick come out of Sona?

In the TV show, they said that T-Bag burned the Sona. But they never showed how he did that and what exactly happened there in the Sona. So how do T-Bag, Sucre, and Bellick come out of Sona?
0
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1answer
440 views

Nanny tries to drown girl / Killer calls mom, kills daughter, then tries to kill mom

First movie, from what I remember was like a Lifetime type movie. It had a nanny who kept trying to drown a little girl. I believe the nanny killed the other sibling somehow and kept trying to get ...
10
votes
1answer
202 views

How does the museum get cleaned?

In Night At The Museum, the exhibits in the Museum of Natural History come to life and wreak havoc every evening. We see them causing extensive destruction on several different nights. However, ...
4
votes
1answer
53 views

What happens to the retired night guards?

In Night At The Museum, Ben Stiller is hired as a replacement for three retiring night guards who soon return to rob the museum at which they had worked. With the help of the magically animated ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Why is the president so restless?

After Chance appears on a tv show, the president is so restless that he has no desire for sex. This happens at least once more in the movie, and I wonder what the issue is. Maybe he's already ...
4
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2answers
312 views

How should I interpret “No Country for Old Men”?

Somedays ago, I watched the movie "No Country for Old Men". Despite its good rating and an uplifted discussion about it among movie watchers, this movie seemed to me a movie without a message and a ...
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1answer
95 views

When will the “Dragon Ball Z” movie be released worldwide?

Please tell me when the "Dragon Ball Z" movie will be released worldwide? I have been waiting for a long time. I saw the trailer in 2009, but the movie is not out yet. So please help me to find out ...
5
votes
2answers
581 views

Are the events from the Clash of the Titans film franchise based on events from actual Greek mythology?

To which extent were the stories and events from the Clash of the Titans (franchise) films based on real Greek mythology and to which degree were they just made up for the movies?
5
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1answer
227 views

Steampunk movie about demons and apocalypse

I saw a movie once and forget the title. It is about: alternate history, set in steam/dieselpunk setting megacorporations fighting over the world some demon-monsters from under the earth group of ...
3
votes
1answer
94 views

What is the Owl?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), Perseus finds a metal owl. It's obviously some sort of in-joke, but what's the reference?
3
votes
1answer
113 views

Is the prophet under the thrall of Hades?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), this character, is determined to convert people to worship Hades. Is he acting of his own free will or is he under Hades' influence?
2
votes
1answer
151 views

Why did Zeus assist Perseus?

In Clash of the Titans (2010) Zeus provides a number of gifts to Perseus (the sword, the pegasus). However from his perspective Perseus is trying to stop Hades who (he believes) is trying to return ...
2
votes
1answer
188 views

Why did Hades defend Zeus' statue?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), if man's worship feed the god's power then when the statue was ripped down it weakened Zeus. Why then did Hades attack the men who defiled it if his endgame was to ...
6
votes
1answer
144 views

Was the witches' prophecy a lie?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), the witches prophesized that Perseus would die, but he clearly didn't... Were they lying in attempt to make his allies abandon him, or were they just mistaken? Was there ...
2
votes
1answer
232 views

Movie about a man that can talk to dogs and read books just by touching them

The movie takes place in an urban setting (like those tall building where you need to pull the fire escape ladder down to get to your flat). The movie plot is as follows: A man finds a green rock, ...
5
votes
1answer
151 views

Why are the Romero Dead Series remakes so different?

Why are the remakes of Dawn of the Dead (1978), and Day of the Dead (1985) so drastically different from the original films? The remakes seem too different form the originals to even call them remakes ...
3
votes
2answers
604 views

How do TV shows with live audience manage special effect scenes?

Many sitcoms are recorded in front of a live audience who provide the laughter track. Now this is simple enough in most scenes. But some scenes require added special effects. For example the dinner ...
3
votes
1answer
158 views

Movie about glasses that can take you to a world of imagination

Ok, for this movie I don't remember much, but at the start, a group of guys stole something and is being chased by cops, they running wild, jumping all over the place the cops is shooting them, I ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Movie about man who goes into the mind of a prisoner

Ok, the movie is about a guy in prison cell/mental facility, the main guy goes into his mind/head to see if he is guilty of a crime, when he gets in his mind (literally in his mind, he is walking in ...
0
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1answer
657 views

Kid steals medicine for his mom but is caught by the store owner

Here is a clip. The plot: A kid steals medicine. The store owner catches him, but some guy helps him and pays for the medicine. 30 years later, this man is sick in the hospital, and the medical bill ...

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