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Importance of being Earnest - Where do the cucumber sandwiches go in the second episode?

In "Importance of being Earnest" (play from BBC learning English), in the 1st episode Lane tells his master that the sandwiches are ready and in 2nd when the guests arrive, he says that there were no ...
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Agents of Shield: looking for clues for its impact

It has become clear that events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe can have direct influences in Agents of Shield. I'm interested in the influence in the reverse direction. That is, I consider the ...
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Eva / Ava AI movies coincidence?

If you've seen Ex Machina, The Machine and Eva you've probably noticed the odd coincidence of three movies in the last few years about artificial intelligence all with protagonists named Eva or Ava ...
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Eastern Weapons series

I'm looking for the name of the series where they test all the Eastern weapons to find out what is the most lethal. It had similar slow motion capture as in human weapon as well but was all about the ...
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What was the purpose behind the metal object Forest Whitaker rubbed on Jake Gyllenhaal's face in Southpaw?

In Southpaw, Forest Whitaker rubs a metal object on Jake Gyllenhaal's cheek to do some sort of first aid I presume. I think it could be metal chilled in iced water to reduce blood flow. Is that ...
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How did they create The Shadow's disguise?

In his 1994 movie The Shadow uses his psychic abilities to somehow alter his face to look like another person as part of his disguise. I've often wondered how this was actually done in the movie. It ...
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Dying girl want to wear antique Victorian dress - 1950s production?

It might have only been a small part of the plot- a dying girl wants to wear an antique dress that an older woman wore when being presented to the Queen (Queen Victoria). The dress is kept in a glass ...
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Silver Linings Playbook: why the bin bag?

The hero of this film, Pat, was seen wearing a bin bag (or garbage bag depending upon your locale) that had holes cut for his head and arms... Both his mother and father asked why he was wearing a ...
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Does Saul Goodman know Hank Schrader is a DEA agent when he comes to meet Badger at APD interrogation room?

I was watching the episode 'Better Call Saul' in Breaking Bad. It has the scene where Brandon Mayhew is sitting in the interrogation room of the APD and Saul Goodman comes in and the scene goes on. ...
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Explanation of the ending of Easy Rider

This is regarding the 1969 classic Easy Rider. I found the ending was abrupt and very quick. Although throughout the movie it has been shown how society dislikes and avoids hippies like Wyatt & ...
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What is the history between Doug and Rachel?

I guess I missed the back story on Doug and Rachel in House of Cards. Why is he so involved with helping her?
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What video game are the ninjas from?

In Pixels, Josh Gad's character battles several chibi-style ninjas that are assaulting a school bus. I do not recognize what video game these ninjas are from. What game are they from, or are ...
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Horror movie about people trapped in a chateau/castle and one got hanged in fireplace

I watched this movie more than 25 years ago. There are a bunch of people trapped in a house/castle. They get killed one by one. One of them dies because someone/something ties her and hangs her in ...
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Do you know the name of this ghost town movie?

I've been trying to find out the name of a direct to tv movie I watched on cable some years ago, I didn't catch the name of the movie at the time but the plot is something like this: A family of ...
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How did Gally get into the control room?

In Maze Runner, the group escaping the maze is able to open the accessway to the control room through 2 things -- holding the amputated leg/electronic "key" taken from the Griever and knowing the 8 ...
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What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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Fred's parents? Candy? Magic?

In the movie Hop how aware are Fred's parents of any of the "magical forces" within the film. They treat him like a slacker throughout the entire movie. Then at the end, his dad thinks he's gone ...
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sci-fi movie from 70's maybe 80's [duplicate]

I was in a hotel lastnight which only had cable, so I could not see what the title of this movie was...there was a guy named Zed, who looked like a young Sean Connery with dark hair, a pony tail and ...
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Looking for a title of an 80s film featuring a scene of a pickup trop being dropped through a barn roof

It was in the era of 'Romancing the Stone' and 'Jewel of the Nile'. I remember a man trying to escort a woman to "safety"? He was trying to convince her he was important, like a spy or something, and ...
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Why did Django push for the slave to be eaten by the dogs?

I love most of Django Unchained, but the part where Django pushes for the slave to be eaten by the dogs bothers me. It's a great movie about justice, except for this one scene where Django pushes for ...
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19 views

Movie or mini series about orphan brothers in Liverpool

I'm looking for the name of a movie (I think it was a movie) I watched some years ago that I'm fairly certain had something to do with Liverpool, but I could be wrong. It involved I believe 3 or 4 ...
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70's Movie with lizard people in the American Southest Desert

I saw this movie in the late 70's, so details are very few. The movie seems to take place in the southwest United states in a rural desert type place. There are lizard people that live under the ...
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Courtroom drama with supposedly innocent rapists, with plot twist

American courtroom drama from the 1980's There is this film, and I may actually be confusing it with another similar film (making this a double question) where someone is trying to prove the ...
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How long did it take the infected to starve in 28 Days Later?

At the end of the movie 28 Days Later, we see that many of the infected are starving. But how long did it actually take all of the infected to starve to death? The main character wakes up after 28 ...
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How did the first loop begin in Triangle?

How did the first loop begin in Triangle? One Jess is killed in the car crash. Why doesn't she move forward to the loop?
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If silver is so deadly to the vampires in “The Strain”, would taking high doses of colloidal silver protect you?

There's a guy on YouTube who turned blue because he took so much colloidal silver. If silver is so deadly to the vamps, would it repel or kill them, or possibly kill any vampire that fed on a person ...
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Animated movie where the weather is controlled or predicted by a computer

I'm looking for an animated film from the last century where the weather is either controlled or predicted by a computer. Probably not only the weather. I guess the computer is predicting, as when I ...
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A Question about a scene from About A Boy

When Marcus's mother attempted to commit suicide in About A Boy and was sent to a hospital, Will and Suzie were there. The nurse was asking them about whether the boy has a place to stay that night, ...
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Sci-Fi Movie, can`t remember the name [on hold]

What's the name of that movie in where there it is a dystopian future society where the government of America makes all citizens wear bands on their heads to dumb everyone down to the same level? I ...
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Help me remember a 70s/80s/90s movie where every one double crosses each other as the plot ends

Help me remember a 70s/80s/90s movie where everyone double crosses each other as the plot ends. I'll try to post more info as I try and remember it. I can vaguely remember as the movie progresses ...
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short TV series where teens go canoeing + aliens with hexagonal crystals

I am not sure if it was the same series, but these facts are strongly associated in my mind: some teens go canoe camping and find an abandoned ship a farm/a far-away house where the family cemetery ...
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How can there be mildew on time-frozen Jerry?

In Season 2 Episode 1 of Rick and Morty, the episode begins with Summer berating Morty about letting their parents get mildewy while they were frozen in time. (Only Rick, Morty, and Summer were not ...
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Jack lying to the citizens of Halloween Town?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," when Jack is trying to explain Christmas to the citizens of Halloween Town, he ends up lying to them about "Sandy Claws" being a malevolent being. He does this to ...
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Why are all the normal Minions yellow in color?

Till now we have seen that the Minions in the Despicable Me series and in Minions are yellow in color when normal. In Despicable Me 2 they turn into Purple-furred monsters when mutated with the highly ...
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Stranded writer has his leg hobbled by a woman

There was a movie about a man, a famous writer, who broke his leg in a snowstorm, and was given shelter in the "boondocks" by a woman. The storm lasted about a week, during which time the writer's leg ...
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Soldier unexpectedly returning from war

I saw this movie on Danish television in 1980, so I guess it's from 1979 or earlier. Language: English. Country: Probably US, might be Canadian. Plot: A mother and her young teenage son miss their ...
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Why did the Gilligan's Island theme song change between seasons?

There was a variation of the Gilligan's Island theme song between seasons. In the first season, the theme song lists the castaways as {...} Gilligan, the Skipper too; the millionaire and his ...
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Why was a Smurf at the final battle if no Smurf arcade game exists?

In Pixels, a Smurf appears amongst all of the video game enemies at the final battle. According to the film, the game footage sent in the space probe was from the 1980's arcade challenge. According ...
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How accurate is the depiction of the KGB?

The movie Commander Hamilton (orig.: Hamilton) seems to be set roughly at the time it was produced (1998), due to its use of cell phones and Russia instead of the Soviet Union, as well as the ...
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Why was the title changed to Dark Kingdom in the German release?

I just saw a trailer for Thor: The Dark World and noticed that it will be released in Germany as Thor - The Dark Kingdom. While movie titles are often changed in localized versions for various reasons ...
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Age difference between Barry Allen and Eobard Thwane

The Flash Tv show Spoilers ahead In the show Wells keeps telling that he is from the future and enemy of the flash. So he traveled back to the past to kill Flash or Barry Allen. But got stuck ...
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How did Sonny buy the hotel?

In The Second Best Marigold hotel after the hotel inspector resigns Sonny offers to drive them... To the Very soon after this Sonny announces that he has bought it with help from his investor. ...
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something with nim or mim

I can't quite remember but i have watched this many times i think but i haven't watched it in years, my dad may have it but it would be in a place he can't get it from at the moment. It has to do with ...
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a parent, who may be a poet dies, and children(?) go through a manuscript

In this movie (possibly international*), an old parent (probably a father) dies (or is dying) and somewhat estranged children (grown adults) come to deal with the situation. The parent had been a ...
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Why was Ronan/Thanos not interested in the other Infinity Stone in possession of The Collector?

Both the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy seem to spin around the 6 Infinity Stones. In Thor: The Dark World, the Aether is given to the Collector. He explicitly says "One down, five to ...
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Movie with a terrorist group named “black panthers”

I see this movie 20 years ago on regional TV. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD There is a black policeman who investigates a terrorist action committed by a sort of "black panther" group. A friend of this ...
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Why does Captain Jack Sparrow return to the Black Pearl when attacked by the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end when the Kraken attacks the Black Pearl, Captain Jack Sparrow tries to run away in a small boat. Then he comes back, shoots the barrel, ...
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Show with a man and a girl kidnapped by a witch and prisoned in an ice castle

Man is kidnapped and trapped in an ice castle where he almost escapes. Gives girl a present in a box (because it is her birthday) with a note inside that says "help" right before he kidnapped on a ...
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TV show about a man crashed with alien ship, talks in foreign language

So a few years ago i was messing around on YouTube and i found this TV show. I can't remember the name of it, or what year it was, but it looked newer. I've looked all over and can't find it. It was ...

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