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Late '80s / early '90s UK (?) sci-fi series with teenagers and a VW Bus

I remember watching this series as a kid. The protagonists were two teenagers - a boy and a girl. They had a VW Bus in their backyard, with some kind of satellite dish on top of it. It had something ...
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What is Rotti Largo's terminal illness?

In the movie Repo!: The Genetic Opera Rotti largo says he can't cure himself, so what is he dying from?
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232 views

Two sisters kill their father and try to rip off their criminal uncle

Two sisters (older one works as waitress) flee their hometown after killing their father who is molesting the younger one. They go to their uncle (?) where the older one applies for a job as a model. ...
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What is the significance of the Origami Bum?

In the 6th episode of House of Cards, we see Claire have some sympathy towards a vagrant outside of her work and gives this man $20 to get some food from a deli close by The next day, the man is ...
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185 views

what movie/show has a cave fight scene

All I really remember is there were hooks on the ceiling and they had gravity boots and they were fighting upside down. I want to say the movie had vampires or elves? It was a newer (last 10-15 ...
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158 views

Zombieland - Estasi Dell Anima track

From the Zombieland score, there is a track "Estasi Dell Anima", from when Tallahassee locks himself in the booth at Pacific Playland to distract all the zombies. Does anyone know, is this piece ...
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171 views

Are there different versions of Aronovsky's Black Swan?

I recently watched Black Swan on TV. I've seen the movie in the theatre as well. I was surprised to discover that the nail skin peel scene wasn't in the TV broadcast. Is it possible I watched a ...
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How is the Tesseract still in Odin's trophy room during Thor?

The Tesseract ends up on earth because it was lost during the battle between Odin and the Frost Giants. During Thor we see Thor talking (as a child) about how he wants to wage war on the Frost ...
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80 views

What do the terms “clunkers” and “keepers” mean when referring to a TV shows? [closed]

I often hear about a TV season having both clunkers and keepers. What does it mean?
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114 views

Old guy is talking to his (dead?) daughter in prison, but he's alone

An old guy is having a conversation with his daughter (~25-35 yrs old). They're walking around the prison yard. I remember a large green field, but maybe it wasn't that large, and the high prison ...
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187 views

trying to figure out where this scene is from (a show or movie)

So it was a guy sitting at a desk and his secretary gets some papers from him or something. When she's walking away, she drops them and he comes to help pick them up. They're on the floor and look at ...
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62 views

Why would the thirteenth amendment help with ending the war?

In Lincoln (2012), Lincoln argued that passing the thirteenth amendment would lead to peace. This argument was key in convincing his political opponents to support its passage. But, it would seem ...
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How did the 'London Associates' scam work in American Hustle?

During American Hustle, I was trying to determine why people were falling for Irving's loan scam. I understand that desperate people would pay a small nonrefundable fee up front to secure a fake ...
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Can you explain the crawling ritual in Breaking Bad season 3 episode 1 [duplicate]

What is the meaning of the crawling ritual in Breaking Bad season 3 episode 1. It takes place right at the beginning of episode 1. Several farmers in a Mexican village are crawling towards some kind ...
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576 views

What is the “The Final Problem”?

I have watched all the seasons of Sherlock (the BBC one) and am still a little confused as to what did Moriarty meant when he talked about "The Final Problem". What is/was the final problem? Is it ...
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356 views

Where is Jerome supposed to be from?

In Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac, Shia Lebouf plays a character called Jerome, who has an unidentifiable accent. I don't know if he is supposed to be English, but as an Englishman myself I can ...
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574 views

Can't remember the movie (about a nuclear submarine)

I remember a movie about a nuclear submarine. They received some message about some escalating situation (or something like that) then the outside transmissions stopped. They assumed the worst and ...
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274 views

Man and daughter marooned on planet until she is kidnapped

I've been trying to recollect what movie or (mini series) I watched in the 90s. It may have been made before the 90s, I'm not sure. In any case, it was about a man and his pre-teen daughter. They ...
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34 views

Was Reverend Stynwick trying to give Ichabod a clue?

In the first scenes of Ichabod being in Sleepy Hollow (1999), did Reverend Stynwick tell Ichabod the only book they follow is the bible because he was trying to give him a clue or was he trying to be ...
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How much of Thor is based on actual mythology?

Not having read the comics at all and not being a huge mythology buff, I have only the general knowledge of some Norse mythology and Thor's (comic/movie version) background. Obviously the names and ...
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2answers
243 views

Identify animated series about postapocalyptic Earth

I've been looking for an animated series that I saw on a TV about 10 years ago. Here is what I remember about it: the main character is a teenager he is carrying some kind of robot which is very ...
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1answer
262 views

Why does Leslie Knope love Joe Biden?

One of Parks & Recreation's running jokes is Leslie's deep affection for Vice President Joe Biden. She doesn't hold all politicians in such esteem, so there's something about Biden in specific. ...
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81 views

Independent cartoon shown in Canada

There was a cartoon that I think I saw on CBC's zed programme. This alien baby was taken in by a couple, and all it says is "peanut", and eventually brings thousands of other aliens to live there.
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Father tries to catch daughter's imaginary friend on camera

Mom and dad had moved in to their new house with their two daughters. Their room is upstairs, just off the staircase, with a little closet on the other side. One of the daughters has an imaginary ...
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Why a useful fact is not used in the latter part of the movie?

In this movie Jagten AKA The Hunt, Klara (the kid) gives a heart shaped object to Lucas as a gift and lies to school correspondent that Lucas gave the object to her. Why this fact is not used in the ...
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187 views

Cop partner supposedly dies, yet is alive and the bad guy

Movie where there is a cop partnership, and they are trying to find the bad guy who has files or paperwork, something like that. One of the partners "dies" and the other one continues to look for the ...
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2answers
194 views

who was phoning in reports of Walt being back in town?

In the last episode of breaking bad, Skyler gets a call from Marie with warnings of reports that Walt has been sighted in town and is concerned he will come after one of them. She stated all sorts of ...
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2answers
745 views

Why did Kurt Connors save Spider-Man?

Towards the end of the movie, the big fight between Spider-Man and The Lizard (Kurt Connors) happens, and Spider-Man ends up defeating The Lizard, but gets thrown off the building. The issue with ...
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137 views

Identify the movie with men celebrating something in the shower

Please help me to identify the movie in this video clip. Please note, the following video is NSFW as it contains strong language: http://coub.com/view/n4ij
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132 views

Why did his sister make a scary face?

I am taking about After Earth. In the scene the boy was sleeping on his hand-made raft and his dream was being shown. After hearing the conversation I think that the boy wanted to talk to his sister ...
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1answer
75 views

TV Show with Father who grows a jungle in his lab

I do not remember this show but this particular scene is stuck in my mind, chafing at what little sanity I have in reserves. Here goes; There is this father, who is probably a science guy, who grows ...
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In Prometheus, is Meredith Vickers a human or android?

While I was watching Prometheus this weekend, I initially thought that Meredith Vickers was an android, like David. They never made it perfectly clear that she was or wasn't human. They did hint at ...
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2answers
367 views

Are Dollhouse and Battlestar Galactica connected?

I've noticed several references to Battlestar Galactica in the TV series Dollhouse. These include the sharing of Tahmoh Penikett and Jamie Bamber as cast members and at least one reference to Cylons ...
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Why would the Joker have half of the money?

In the warehouse scene, the Joker lights the stack of money on fire and says Don't worry, I'm only burning my half. The mafia guy doesn't seem to have much of a reaction to this comment, though ...
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1answer
255 views

What is Rusty Ryan is referring to in this scene?

In the movie Oceans Thirteen, after the drill hit the bank's hotel building for the third time, the drill does not stop at once; it goes on for several seconds and the building vibrates. Then Rusty ...
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Why did Jack Reacher ask Sandy to write down the address when it is made clear he has a photographic memory?

In the scene in the auto parts store where Jack confronts Sandy, he asks her to write down the name of the guy who hired her (Jeb?). However at several points in the movie they make a specific point ...
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878 views

Why didn't Cobb talk to any of his team members at the airport in the ending of Inception?

In Inception, it always makes me wonder why Cobb didn't say a hello to his team members. He does not even smile at any of his team members at the airport. What is the reason he acts like he does now ...
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110 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?
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Why was Jessica Rabbit's voice uncredited?

[Source] According to this Trivia page for the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit: Jessica Rabbit's speaking voice was performed by Kathleen Turner, who was uncredited. She performed the role as ...
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In which District is the Hunger Games conducted?

In the 2012 release movie The Hunger Games, it is shown that young children from 12 different districts - named District 1, District 2,..., District 12 come together to kill each other in Hunger ...
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Did Johnny and Lisa get married?

In The Room, the chronology is difficult to follow. Do Johnny and Lisa get married at some point in the Movie? At first, Claudette mentions that Lisa is getting married next month, and that Johnny's ...
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214 views

Detective hunts a serial killer

Which Movie is this? Memorable line: "That reporter wants to talk to you, she says you took her pen". Movie opens: 2 girls go to a concert. They are picked up by the bad guy (pretending to be a band ...
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Horror movie with group of young people killed inside a haunted house, girl possessed at the end

I am trying to find a kind of horror movie with a group of young people in a house, getting stuck there for the night I believe. They start getting killed by objects from the house, and it seems to be ...
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2answers
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Why didn't James Earl Jones get voice over credit for Star Wars?

I just watched Star Wars and noticed that James Earl Jones is not listed anywhere in the credits. I wanted to know why, given that he voiced Darth Vader?
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853 views

What song is Castle humming at the end of S01E07?

I've been catching up on Castle, and the song he is humming on in this scene at the end of the episode "Home Is Where the Heart Stops" (S01E07) is stuck in my head. He is trying to stay in the car, ...
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120 views

HS aged boy, has psychological issues, sees sister or friend beaten by boyfriend

Watched this movie in the late spring on demand but cannot think of the name. I remember it featured a high school aged kid who had some psychological issues. There was always one person who seemed to ...
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2answers
591 views

How did the Paladins catch Jumpers before the discovery of electricity?

In Jumpers, we learn that the Paladins have been chasing and killing Jumpers "since medieval times". Paladins' weapons use electricity to disrupt the ability of Jumpers to jump, how did they manage ...
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1answer
112 views

Identify this paranormal movie that may have been shown on the sci-fi channel

I watched this movie a very long time ago on TV but here is what I remember: People move into a very strange old house. A little girl knows something about it (or is one of the first to find a ...
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2answers
231 views

The movie Prometheus and Alien android designs:

Why are the androids in ALIENS and ALIEN³ designed after the original Weyland from AVP, but not in any of the other movies?
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317 views

How come the ground under Aragorn's army did not collapse after the ring is destroyed?

In Battle of the Morannon, when the ring is destroyed in Mount doom, the Dark Tower collapses. Then, The Eye of Sauron implodes and creates a shock wave which causes an earthquake that shatters the ...

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