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100 views

Why did the mummy target the sick?

In the Doctor Who episode Mummy on the Orient Express it's quickly established that the weakest passengers are being picked off first. The Doctor uses this to his advantage to guess who is going to be ...
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1answer
448 views

Why do some movie titles include an alternate title?

"Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" "Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" Why do some movie titles include an alternate title? What are the ...
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150 views

Trying to find series from childhood about aliens

I remember watching this series when I was kid but I can't remember name of series. Thing that I remember was that aliens were bald and they were working with humans. Those humans were brought back ...
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1answer
101 views

Why do they have to teleport from inside the train/metro?

In the series The Tomorrow People, The Tomorrow People hide underground but to reach it, they have to teleport from inside the metro/train to be able to get into their lair. Why is this? In the ...
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Why does HYDRA have such inefficient lab coats?

In Agents of SHIELD S02E03, Jemma Simmons is shown working for HYDRA in their scientific labs. Only, the lab coat she's wearing is black! What I don't get is, aren't lab coats white to easily ...
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1answer
218 views

Animated, children brother and a sister on a dream adventure to the moon

Probably from the late 80's. I don't know the original language because I was very young so I probably saw a dubbed version. The scene I remember most is when the brother is putting his sister inside ...
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1answer
93 views

Man riding a cannonball and escape from prison (black and white flick)

I saw this movie on TV about 18 years ago, it is really old (probably 1950 or older), the movie is not very serious and does not have much logic. Cannot remember most of the scenes, but this one's ...
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What happens if you call 0118 999 881 999 119 7253?

An IT Crowd episode included a parody of the new directory inquiries services: What would happen if someone (in the UK) actually called that number? I suspect they ...
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1answer
123 views

A movie based on abduction [duplicate]

The movie starts with a man and his wife(not a young age couple) on a car going somewhere(probably on vacation). They stop at a place on the highway and the wife is kidnapped, the man tracks and ...
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190 views

A movie about trapped people where they can only be back by being good

I'm looking for a movie about people trapped in a parallel world. They can only get back into the real world by being good. Killing yourself is not an option because you will be resurrected again. I ...
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2answers
4k views

How did Ig get his horns?

In the movie Horns, horns mysteriously popped out of Ig's head, how did it happened? Does the book explain how he got his horns?
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1answer
88 views

Why don't Jeff and Stella rush in to save Lisa?

In Rear Window, when Lisa sneaks into Thorwald's apartment and is caught by him, Jeff is simply watching from his Rear window. He does call the police but he and Stella do not try to go to the ...
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1answer
1k views

What's Mark thinking when he says “enough … enough now”?

In Love Actually Mark was in love with Juliet, but he couldn't tell her, and now she's married to his best friend. Since it's Christmas he finally tells her (with cue cards). He smiles, and leaves ... ...
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195 views

Head injuries in the Walking Dead

So I just finished watching the first episode of the fifth season of The Walking Dead and Rick is a tough guy, was in the police forces and can take a beating, that we know, but how can a man ...
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3answers
2k views

How Did the Children of the Corn Manage For So Long?

In the classic movie Children of the Corn, two adults find themselves stranded in a town where all but two children have become members of an adult-slaughtering cult worshiping 'He Who Walks Behind ...
4
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1answer
94 views

Comedic silent short film identification

I need help identifying a silent short film. It was probably around ten minutes and most of those ten minutes were dedicated to the credits. The "plot" of the film featured a woman walking around town ...
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1answer
169 views

Crew of thieves trapped in a 7-chamber maze

The crew of thieves were convinced to a rob an item in the house they break into, After they break into the house it appeared that they get trapped in a 7 room/chamber maze/riddle and to get to the ...
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1answer
162 views

Kids trap criminals in forest

I remember seeing this movie before 1997 on VHS tape. It's about an organized crew of kids operating in woods against criminals. They build really big traps and one of them is some sort of spring-fork ...
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1answer
301 views

What is this sign in Season 5, Episode 1?

At the end of the credits of The Walking Dead epsiode S05E01 we got to see a familiar face, seemingly following the group. He seems to be able to follow them from a "sign" carved into a tree? Or am I ...
2
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1answer
246 views

Why were there only 2 guards for Hannibal Lecter on the 6th floor?

The rest of the building was swarming with SWAT team guys and other very professional-looking guys, but they placed only two old men to guard Hannibal Lecter on the 6th floor. Which very conveniently ...
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0answers
35 views

Why doesn't Robin call the police when she's trapped in Zanic's cottage?

During the 2nd episode of Top of the Lake, Robin follows Wolfgang Zanic from the bar to his cottage. After the little smalltalk interrogation with him goes wrong and Wolfie gets scared, Robin gets ...
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1answer
205 views

Soldier returns home to find family murdered

I watched only the beginning of this movie. First 5 to 10 minutes. Did not seem like an old movie. Probably from the 90s or afterwards. A soldier returns home. His dress and luggage suggest as if he ...
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1answer
104 views

British film, country boy moves to London to sign band

I'm trying to recommend a movie I watched last year but can't remember the name for the life of me. The plotline basically goes: Slightly dim-witted guy who lives in a British small town believes a ...
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4answers
3k views

Does Edge of Tomorrow have an open ending?

At the end Cage is covered in the Omega blood and the time is reset to a different previous waking point in time compared with the reset point in the rest of the movie. The Omega is responsible for ...
2
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0answers
71 views

What was the matter with GJ?

One of the various characters in Top of the Lake is GJ, who is somewhat like a leader to the group of women that settled in containers in Paradise, which is also reinforced by Anita when she tells ...
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1answer
263 views

Short animated short film about a man at the gates of heaven explaining his life using figurative speech

I think it is a Merrie Melodies animation, it does not feature any know well know characters, it is western animation, in color and from the 1950-1970. The story is about a guy who dies and tell his ...
2
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1answer
272 views

Why do the pirates have white teeth?

I was watching Black Sails and I couldn't stop noticing that the pirates have super nice white teeth. I would think pirates just had 'bad & rotten' teeth. Was this just left out on purpose or ...
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1answer
153 views

Hollywood movie about a religious group going on a rampage, then killing themselves at a specific time

I recall that the movie featured a religious group that were convinced that demons (?) were going to take the living a a certain time, hence go on a murderous rampage through a city, 'saving' people ...
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1answer
128 views

In which Pink Panther film does Clouseau go back to jail repeatedly?

Which is the Pink Panther film in which Clouseau get sent back to jail repeatedly, after disguising himself as an artist, or something similar, and painting, with an easel? The scene is outside a jail ...
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1answer
264 views

Japanese Movie about a man in a box or a suitcase

Once I watched a trailer about a Japanese movie about a guy that gets locked into a box or a suitcase. I think it involved sci fi. I think it was filmed in the last 20 years. Edit: The man only stays ...
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1answer
186 views

About Mooby's in Clerks II

This is about Clerks II. When Jay said "You knocked up the guy who own Mooby's?" who was he referring to? Because in Dogma, the boss of Mooby's has already been killed by Matt Damon.
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1answer
120 views

Scene with man in front of other men, and with one arm raised [closed]

I was watching the trailer for the movie Exodus and saw this scene: My question is: there is this scene, so in other movies? A 'man (not exactly)' in front of other men, and with one arm raised. I ...
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1answer
217 views

A 70's/80's movie about a psychologist/psychiatrist and his life

He is in his 40's/early 50's, His father is a famous psychologist who writes best sellers and scorns him. He has troubles with his wife (maybe divorced?). One of his patients is an old cab driver that ...
3
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1answer
315 views

Who was Pip in the Twilight Zone episode “A Nice Place to Visit”?

There's an episode of the Twilight Zone called A Nice Place to Visit. In it, a man dies and is greeted by a character who calls himself "Pip". Some people claim that Pip is but leaves open the ...
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1answer
162 views

a teen love story

its about a small girl who is really excited about her new neighbors moving in and immediately falls their son . naturally the boy refuses her over the years she doesn't stop trying to get him to ...
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1answer
570 views

Is Sheldon ever shown to succeed at research?

Sheldon is generally portrayed as a brilliant and successful theoretical physicist. This is even underlined in the "tenure" episode Yet all pieces of his research which I remember specifically ...
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2answers
3k views

Reccuring dialogue “That's what she said”?

In the US version of TV show "The Office", many characters keep saying the tagline "That's what she said". There is even a t-shirt on the official store. I never actually understood this punchline as ...
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1answer
1k views

Relevance of the title Pulp Fiction?

Everything about Quentin Tarantino's movies is unique and thought provocative. I want to know about the 1994 movie's title. Why is it called Pulp Fiction and how is the title related to the story?
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3answers
339 views

After the end of Edge of Tomorrow, would Cage be caught in a time-loop?

As this question covers, at the end of Edge of Tomorrow, Major Cage still has the reset ability. This led me to wonder, what would happen many years later, when Cage grew old? Would he infinitely be ...
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1answer
225 views

Why did Veronica Mars series end in the 3rd season?

Why did Veronica Mars series end in the 3rd season? I found the plot of the whole series really nice and interesting. I'm gonna see the movie in the next few days but it seems unfair to end like ...
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1answer
143 views

Movie about a white horse and a prisoner

I can't remember the title of a movie which I watched many years ago (6 at least). That movie is a 3D animated movie [like a cartoon]. It was in English. The story was about an amazing horse (which I ...
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1answer
104 views

Meaning of the 'magic circle' quote

Can you explain the meaning of the following quote from Ingmar Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly? We draw a magic circle around ourselves to shut out everything that doesn’t fit our secret games. ...
5
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1answer
909 views

Why did Michael need a tattoo which is a pictorial charade for “Christina Rose” (his own mother's name)

In Season 2 of Prison Break Agent Mahone finds out that Michael's last plan is related to this tattoo which contains a picture of Jesus Christ in a Rose, by which he concludes that this is his ...
2
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1answer
247 views

Which movie contains a bored hired killer?

I'm trying to remember which movie is it from.. There's a hired killer that's super rich and super bored, he brags to his girl about some yoga achievement and goes on to kill someone for a dime, ...
2
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1answer
138 views

US live action movie from the 90s with cheesy humor

This is a movie I saw in the US around the mid 90s, most likely from US origin. I'd like to check how (good or) bad it was if someone helps with the title. The thing I remember best from it was a ...
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2answers
393 views

In Star Trek, why do Klingons speak English to other Klingons

The Klingon language system has been somehow evolved over the related series and episodes (which is kinda cool). Why then did the producers in later series and episodes and especially in the movies ...
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2answers
328 views

What is the meaning of “Production Code 2.6” on Wikipedia?

Yesterday on Wikipedia I was looking at articles for Doctor Who. I found something very very strange, on this article, what does the production code mean? It changes on some episodes. Upon ...
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2answers
557 views

What changed about the ending of Gone Girl?

So i recently saw Gone Girl and liked it a lot. I love anything David Fincher does. My only question is this. What exactly did they change about the ending? There were rumors going around that ...
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1answer
1k views

How are first-person perspective videos shot?

I want to know what kind of cameras are typically used to shoot first-person perspective videos or movies and how they are shot? Here's an example. The song Smack my bitch up by The Prodigy. Here's ...
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1answer
126 views

Identify this asian movie

I saw a small portion of this movie in the year 2000. It was a new movie at that time. Language: Asian (not sure which one) Country: Unknown Genre: Romance Plot: Hero works at some radio station. ...

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