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423 views

What is the source of inspiration for the Fat Bastard character?

I've been trying to find an interview with Mike Myers where he supposedly mentions the inspiration for the Fat Bastard character. My friend swears that Mike Myers said he saw an obese guy in ...
2
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1answer
243 views

What happened to the microchip bug?

In American Horror Story: Asylum, the doctor pulled out a microchip out of Kit's neck that then turned into a bug. They showed it a few more times in the following episodes. At one point later in the ...
10
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2answers
128 views

Swimming to shore from the gulf stream in the middle of a hurricane

So, our favorite serial killer turns his boat into an oncoming hurricane and then apparently swims ashore. I have seen some reference to the gulf stream being 5-7 miles out from Palm Beach - which ...
2
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1answer
111 views

Why didn't R and Julie just drive away?

In the film, Warm Bodies, R tells Julie that she must wait a few days until the zombies forget that she is around before trying to escape. I understand that R is crushing on Julie at this point and ...
2
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1answer
39 views

Will Tom now be able to hear and communicate with the dead?

Re: the end of Stir of Echoes, will Tom (Kevin Bacon) now be able to hear and communicate with the dead just as his son is able to do, or, was it just a one time deal that was brought on by Maggie's ...
6
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2answers
212 views

How did she deteriorate?

So everyone's favourite vegetable expletive-laden character had a fate presented to her that wasn't expected by anyone in the show. In fact, it wasn't expected by anyone, arguably. Can anyone ...
8
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2answers
131 views

How did events lead this way?

In an arguably poor-received way, Dexter ended in a very odd way. Our favourite serial killer is now a lumberjack in wintery... wherever. The question comes back to why? Why does Dexter choose to ...
2
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1answer
104 views

What's the significance of the ostrich in the couple's bedroom?

What's the significance of the ostrich strolling about in the couple's bedroom in the film The Phantom of Liberty?
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1answer
99 views

Who is the “I” in “I Dream of Jeannie”?

Used to watch this show as a kid in the 1980s, when I stayed home from school (it was broadcast each weekday on a second-tier network, like a lot of sitcoms from earlier decades). Thinking about it ...
5
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1answer
95 views

What is the significance of the election in “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”?

What is the significance of the election in "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"? Why were the rich ranchers so excited about the territory's independence that they were hiring outlaws to influence the ...
13
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1answer
220 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
492 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
3k 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
2k 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?
28
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2answers
2k 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
5k 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
votes
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
326 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
118 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
130 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
606 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
539 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
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1answer
108 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
2k 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
305 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
389 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
3k 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
846 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
559 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
437 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
votes
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
votes
2answers
311 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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votes
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
579 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
225 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
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1answer
93 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?

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