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House of Cards American flag [duplicate]

Why is the American flag featured upside down and mirrored with no stars on the logo for the Netflix series House of Cards?
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Super 8 questions

Ok, I have a question about Super 8. In a scene toward the end, Donny lets Joe drive his car because he is too stoned. During the next scene we see a tank fire, along with other shots being ...
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Guy has a dream with premonitions that come true

I have seen this old movie (black and white, Arabic language, Egyptian accent) back in 1998 (but the movie must have been made before 1970) The plot begins when a little boy sees his mother in a ...
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Please identify this horror movie about ghosts that only attack in the dark

I remember watching an movie when I was younger, at least a good 7 years, it was about this family who moved into an haunted house (of course) but the ghosts were different, they could only attack in ...
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What was Billy's goal for becoming a cop and going undercover?

In The Departed, Billy Costigan he was very intelligent and could have been anything he wanted to be, but he chose to become a state trooper. Why? What was his goal for becoming a cop and going ...
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Do extended & director's cut versions get released in theatres?

Do extended & director's cut versions get released in theatres?
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What was the horror movie in which a man must stay all night in a “haunted” house?

There is an old movie (likely well before 1975) in which the plot involves a man who must survive one night in a "haunted" house. He experiences a very strange night indeed. At the end of the film, ...
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How to find out whether a reality show is scripted

So, a lot of 'reality television' is (partially) scripted. Now, normally with some Google-fu I am able to find out whether it was scripted, or at least people claiming such things (sometimes with good ...
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Why did Merlin give Lancelot the edge-of-space mission?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, Merlin knew Lancelot (Roxy) Yet when Merlin comes up with his great plan, he sends Lancelot to the space and Eggsy to the bunker. Why does he do that? That doesn't ...
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How were the scenes with Gazelle shot?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service Gazelle is disabled. I was surprised to discover that the actress playing the role (Sofia Boutella) is not. How were the scenes with her shot? Did she actually wear ...
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I think I missed something in 'It Follows'

There is a scene in It Follows where Jay drives to the sea and looks at 3 men in a boat. She enters the water and, in the next scene, is crying as she drives home. I assumed she had swum out and had ...
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Movie with a roller coaster which takes one back in time

I cannot for the life of me remember the name of this movie from my childhood. This is what I remember. a girl goes to her grandmothers farm in the barn she finds an old roller coaster when she ...
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Identify a BBC period drama/Masterpiece Theater movie?

I remember a clip from some English film(late 90's or early 2000's) shown on Masterpiece Theater when I was a child and I still haven't been able to find what it was. It seemed like a brother and ...
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How and at what point does Tim Price learn of Caroline Price's affair?

During Series 1 of Ashes to Ashes, Caroline Price is revealed to have had an affair. All parties agree to keep the matter secret from Tim Price to spare the family. Yet in 'Episode 8', Tim Price has ...
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What is the nature of the blackmail that will ultimately result from Gene Hunt's destruction of the video tape?

In Series 1 Episode 8 of Ashes to Ashes, Gene Hunt gains possession of a video tape which reveals the truth about the car bombing of Tim and Caroline Price. Acting out of compassion for the childhood ...
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Why was Inglourious Basterds misspelt?

Did Quentin Tarantino ever give the reason for misspelling the movie title Inglourious Basterds?
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How are car model years identified?

This is some question that has always been in my mind. I ask here because I have mostly seen it in American movies and TV series, not so in those from other parts. Typically in a movie, a suspect is ...
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Any reason behind the ending of Inglourious Basterds?

This is about the movie - Inglourious Basterds Any particular reason this was done and that particular event from history was chosen?
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Why not use Red Woman to take down King's Landing?

This is about the series - Game Of Thrones. If that is the case, why does Stannis Baratheon not use her to sneak up and take out all the key players of King's Landing and claim his throne?
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A girl building card towers in her room

The only scene that I can remember from this movie is about a girl building playing card towers in her room and I think she has some kind of autism. I'm not sure if she has "telekinetic powers", but I ...
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What is the name of the Russian song in the season 3 episode 3?

What is the name of the name of the Russian song the Russian president sang after the dinner in White House? What was the context and significance of the song?
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How did John Pasternak know of Claire's fondness for tulips?

Please correct me if I've erred, but I believe that John Pasternak sent the bouquet of tulips in Season 3, Episode 6, Claire Underwood, who herself asks the same question as that in the question title ...
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How to obtain a good version of Pinocchio?

My understanding is that there have been problems getting a good copy of Pinocchio due to loss of original high quality masters. Supposedly the 1980s VHS edition is faithful to the original, but ...
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Why doesn't Grey allow Anastasia to touch him?

I'm talking about the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey. It's good to declare at the beginning that I don't know nothing about the book. Grey has a particular passion about physical attraction. He wants ...
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Movie with a beautiful lesbian scene?

I've seen part of this movie in TV once (long ago). I don't want to tie myself down but I think movie year is around 90s/2000+. I remember pretty much just the one most memorable scene: two girls ...
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Probably a 90s/or early 2000's movie

i really don't remember much about this movie because i saw it about 12-13 years ago when i was a kid sitting in a bar with my father who was drinking beer :-) this is a Hollywood movie(pretty ...
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Kids show with martial arts elements and magic

I've been trying to find the name of a TV show that I used to watch a few years back (more than 10, I think). I can only remember that it was about some kids who trained in some martial art by a ...
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Where did the “dream effect” originate?

When a TV or movie character begins to dream (or daydream), there is a common set of effects used to communicate that to the audience: Whitened screen or edges (a "cloudy" effect) Sometimes a brief ...
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What 80s or 90s horror movie is set underground with a bunch of soldiers fighting slow moving zombie like monsters

I often have a flicker of a memory which is like a bad itch I have been unable to scratch, scouring the interwebs and all the cult movie lists I can find on IMDB and everywhere else. There was a ...
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What 70's/80's movie? A woman with letter 'A' in her dress is comdemned of witchcraft

What movie/tv series is this? A woman in 16th/17th (?) century is hiding her identity, because she either is thought to be a witch or is a witch, and there is a letter 'A' in the upper part of her ...
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How is an actor cast that's an older version of another one?

How does someone show the same character at very different ages who has also morphed from one type of person to another? Is it possible that the same actor can somehow close the two-decade time ...
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How come Top Gear (UK) has swearing in season 22?

I've watched Top Gear (UK) for all its 21 seasons. Recently, season 22 started airing and I managed to catch the first episode. What surprised me is that it is rated as TV-MA and they have explicit ...
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Why hasn't Team Machine told Control who was really behind Vigilance?

In the finale of Season 3 of Person of Interest, it was revealed to Team Machine and to the audience that Decima Technologies was behind Vigilance, and that they planned the bombing in the courtroom. ...
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Identifying House of Cards minor character

I was watching the latest season of House of Cards, and the actor that plays Jackie Sharp's new fiancée - the cardiologist - seems familiar to me, but I can't remember his name. He appeared in at ...
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what is this 80's teen tv series? a girl with psychic visions

Does anyone know this tv series from 80's? I don't remember much, but it was a really exciting and a little bit dark story. A girl has short (b&w?) psychic visions about walking in a dark ...
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What is the significance of the scene where Karen and Monnitoff briefly talked about Donnie Darko?

This is about the scene in Donnie Darko where Karen (English teacher) and Monnitoff (Science teacher) have this conversation: Monnitoff: Donnie Darko. Karen: I know. Both of them laugh ...
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Did Lucy become a Buddha?

The experience of Lucy appears very similar to what was experienced by Gautama Buddha. She said that she has no desire and she can feel or see the whole universe. One of the most important part of ...
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To whom is the Chitauri mastermind talking in the beginning?

I'm not sure if it's really the Chitauri mastermind, but bear with me. In the opening of The Avengers we see some blue glimmer, some Chitauri, Loki's hands receiving the scepter/spear. All overlaid ...
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How much time has passed in House of Cards?

The beginning of House of Cards starts with the inauguration of the President. How much time do each of the seasons cover? Spoiler'ing season 3 if included would be nice, though I'm currently curious ...
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Did Axler sleep with with his daughter in the Humbling movie?

In the humbling movie, the hallucinations of the main character (Simon Axler) suggest that he may be guilty for sleeping with his daughter and the hallucinations may be caused by his conscience, ...
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Help identifying an episode where the grandmother is radioactive?

I watched a portion of a TV show years ago that involved an old woman who glowed in the dark. From what I remember a man was shown in to the grandmother's bedroom by her family members, then the ...
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Who chooses the host for the Oscar show?

This year Barney, I mean Neil Patrick Harris, hosted the Oscars award show. Who produces the show and who gets to choose the host? It seems like quite a responsibility.
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Significance of “savages” dialogue in American Sniper

In American Sniper, there comes a scene where a fellow soldier shows Chris Kyle a piece of jewelry that he bought from Iraq, to which Chris Kyle responds How come you buy this from the savages? ...
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Was this character from 'Better Call Saul' also in 'Breaking bad'?

In the latest episode of 'Better Call Saul', we saw Saul aka Jimmy saving that guy (obviously staged) hanging from that billboard. Among the crowd, I noticed this lady and I thought I had seen her in ...
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Birdman and In Bruges, dream sequence reference

Something is been bugging me since I saw Birdman. when they were discussing about the budget and Galifianakis complained that the reserve is gone on the trees, Keaton replied its for a dream sequence ...
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Why do people refer to Larry as 'Doc'?

On Inherent Vice, the protagonist is called Larry, but everyone calls him 'Doc'? Why do they do that? At first I thought he was actually a doctor (a stoned one), but then I saw he was working as a ...
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A movie about a girl with cancer

I don’t remember much because I haven't watched it in a long time but here's parts I remember. A girl and her boyfriend love skating and they end up finding out she has cancer. And when he visits her ...
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Are the scripts published online official?

From time to time I've seen movies' or TV show episodes' scripts posted or quoted online - at first they were The Simpsons episodes, but Star Wars and Harry Potter films too, for example. There's even ...
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What was the meaning of “21 grams”?

At the end of 21 Grams (2003), the teller said, “They say we all loose 21 grams at the exact moment of our death.” I’m just interested in what that 21 grams means which caused the makers to entitle ...
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Foreign animated movie about a princess married off to a powerful wizard

I remember that she's kept in a tower until she can be married, and that she sneaks into town to see people sew or something. Anyway, one day several princes bring great gifts from all over the world, ...

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