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Before I Go to Sleep - plot issue

On the last day of the plot of Before I Go to Sleep, Ben/Mike is shown in his car as he leaves the house for the day. On the passenger seat is a second phone that is ringing. That phone shows that the ...
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i don,t understand how Gus solved Malvo,s riddle

Malvo poses the question why do people see more shades of green than any other colour and you,ll know who i am . Gus is waiting to kill him and says i solved it How ?
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Why Anastasia leave Grey in the movie Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)?

I have watched the Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) movie. I didn't understand why Anastasia leave Grey in the end. In the end she is asking him to show her how bad he wants to "punish" her. He shows her. ...
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71 views

When was the first time an author directed the adaptation of their own book?

Stephen Chbosky wrote 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' and also directed the movie adaptation. Has this been done before?
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4k views

Why is she calling him a loser?

In the very last scene of Moneyball (2011), Billy listens to song that his daughter recorded for him while driving in his car. She changed the lyrics in the end, singing You're such a loser, dad, ...
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Asian movie about female living in house with only squared objects?

Help please. I'm trying to find either a Chinese or Korean movie where the main female character lives in a house with squared shaped objects: i.e. square CDs, rectangular soda cans, square oranges, ...
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Artifact affects crew in outer space

Looked through dozens of lists but can't find it. What I recall is a somewhat common premise: a crew aboard a space-craft (think Nostromo from Alien) discover an alien(?) artifact that has a peculiar ...
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162 views

From which film did they use this younger Alec Baldwin in 30 Rock?

In Season 4 Episode 7 of 30 Rock, various cast members walk in front of a HD camera which then shows alternate versions of each person. For Alec Baldwin it shows him much younger, this looks like it ...
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130 views

Who is this man changing the name of Little Dice to Li'll Z?

In the movie City of God, who was the man that Changes the name of Li'll Dice to Li'll Z?
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108 views

What is the cost of making Game of Thrones each episode?

I'm wondering by seeing the richness of episodes in Game of Thrones. What is the average making cost of a single Game of Thrones episode?
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593 views

Identifying martial arts movie (possibly with bodybuilders)

I'm trying to find an asian (I think) movie that I watched when I was a kid back in the 90's. The movie itself may be from the late 70's -80s. It had some crazy fights in mid air and what-not, it was ...
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0answers
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Was Nobu's organization affiliated with the Hand?

While the first season of Daredevil appears to have stayed very close to the comics, I was not sure if Nobu was just a member of the Yakuza or if there was an implied connection to the famous Hand ...
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2answers
73 views

Late 80s or early 90s summer camp movie

SO, I've been desperately searching for the title of this movie. It's a summer camp movie - teens and their antics when away from home... I know, not super helpful. Now, here's a clue that I hope is ...
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1answer
29 views

Why was there a POI mismatch in Episode S01E05?

In Person of Interest Episode E01E05, Reese and Finch did observe judge Sam Gates at the beginning. However, the Person of Interest was his son, whose name is the same. How could that happen? As we ...
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180 views

Is Chuck in Season 5 God?

At the end of Season 5 Chuck the prophet disappears. Is he God? If yes, why didn't Dean's locket glow? If not, what happened to him? Did he die? I ask so, because eventually Kevin became the prophet ...
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28 views

Did Keller get found in the end?

In the movie Prisoners, Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) gets caught by Ms. Jones and he gets placed in her dungeon beneath the car in her backyard. At the end though, when Detective Loki (Jake ...
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3answers
2k views

Are X-Men called so because Professor Xavier's name?

I have always wondered how the X-Men got their name. Is it because of Prof. Xaviers' starting letter? or maybe because they are xtremely cool ;) Any thoughts and/or proofs?
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Is the BB-8 robot in the new Star Wars movie and in this presentation the same exact robot?

Check out this gif of the BB-8 robot rolling through desert: See how its head is wobbling a lot? Now see this footage of BB-8 on stage of The Force Awakens celebration panel in Anaheim (seen from ...
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1answer
60 views

In Daredevil S01E03, What happened in court?

I don't watch a lot of courtroom dramas so maybe this episode expected me to understand something I just didn't but I didn't quite understand what happened with the courtroom verdict. They were ...
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32 views

A British game-presentation/trailer/game show with a Sumo that shouts 'SUUMMMOO!'

If I remember correctly, there was a game news/trailer show on British TV in the mid-2000s that showed gameplay of the latest games, with a sumo holding a TV; the sumo shouted 'SUUMMMOOO!' when (I ...
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1answer
164 views

Symbols of Borgman

I've read that Borgman is full of Biblical symbols. Not being well educated in this area, I am lookong for someone to explain the symbols appearing in Borgman to me.
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3answers
860 views

How did Stannis neutralize the overwhelming superior head count of Mance Rayder's army?

When Stannis arrived at the wall in episode S04E10 of Game of Thrones he had about 10,000 soldiers with him, I am wiling to give him a freedom of doubt and grant him 10,000 more for the argument sake. ...
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7answers
13k views

What is the significance of the scene with the cop near the end of The Artist?

Near the end of The Artist, George Valentin is looking at his own reflection superimposed on a tuxedo in a shop window (the scene used in the trailer) when a cop comes strolling around the corner. ...
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1answer
361 views

@Midnight end credits

At the end of Comedy Central's show @Midnight they show the audience during the end credits. They seem to often show the same audience which includes sleeping people, and a couple furries (a panda and ...
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3answers
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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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9 views

Childrens non fiction/documentary on big foot/bermuda triangle/etc [on hold]

I'm looking for recommendations on non-fiction movies that cover the great mysteries (pyramids, easter island, bigfoot, bermuda triangle, etc) for children under 10.
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identity high school movie

This movie was on teennick and it was about the life of a ginger-haired kid. His life in high school and I remember one scene where shaving cream made people insane or something in which case it also ...
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2answers
476 views

What is the significance of the veil in the Harry Potter series?

What is the significance of the veil in the Harry Potter series? What does it mean? Why is it never explained?
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13 views

What are the unsung Indian movies? [on hold]

Could you list down and explain some really good Bollywood movies which didn't get the attention they deserved?
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4answers
43k views

Explanation of the ending of A Clockwork Orange

The ending of the film perplexed me a bit. The main hero says, quote, "I was cured alright". While that could be interpreted as honest and truthful, the final scene (the fantasized orgy) makes me ...
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1answer
156 views

Gollum and the ring

We know that the ring kept Gollum/Smeagol alive for about 500 years, and in The Lord of the Rings we see Bilbo aging really fast after he gave the ring to Frodo, so what happens to Gollum? He remains ...
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1answer
17 views

Christmas movie about Santa Claus telling his lifestory to a therapist [on hold]

My friend told me about this christmas movie where santa claus goes to therapy and explain his whole life story, because he thinks he is going crazy. But he can not remember what it is called. Can ...
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3answers
2k views

How did the bad guy actually die in Iron Man 3?

I just watched Iron Man 3 and something confused me about the demise of the bad guy, Killian. Towards the end of the movie Tony Stark pinned Killian to the wall with his Iron Man suit and it self ...
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5answers
6k views

How does Ed Exley hear what's said outside the interview room?

At the end of L.A. Confidential, Ed Exley is in a (supposedly) sound-proof interview room, giving a statement to two detectives. He is observed by a group of others, including the chief of police and ...
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1answer
525 views

Is the movie in Skinner's Sense of Snow based off a real film?

In the Simpsons episode, Skinner's Sense of Snow there is an imaginary film called, "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't, But Then Was". The movie was set in Santa's workshop, and featured Christmas ...
7
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1answer
139 views

What is today's version of the 'cutting the phone line' trope?

I watched Kiss the Girls last night and thought it was funny in the final scene that it all happened because the bad guy pulled the phone line. If you watch any Lifetime movies this might happen ...
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1answer
427 views

Was Disney's The Black Hole the last film to feature an overture?

I have a soft spot for 1979's The Black Hole and, in particular, John Barry's beautiful score for it. It appears that this film, plus Star Trek: The Motion Picture (in the same year) were the last ...
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3answers
1k views

Was Inspector Uhl actually crazy?

In the end of Illusionist, when the boy gives the bundle of files to Inspector Uhl, he starts getting flashbacks of the duchess and what Eisenheim actually did. Are those flashbacks really what ...
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0answers
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What's the “toss you for it” wager Jake Green makes in the casino?

During the opening of Revolver, Jake Green (Jason Statham) enters Dorothy Macker's (Ray Liotta) casino. After proceeding up the elevator, he enters the high rollers' private room and makes two wagers, ...
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424 views

Shiny and new in “vehicle mode”, yet battle-damage re-appears in “robot” mode

I've often wondered about this apparent inconsistency. I'm assuming it's a case of Deux ex Hollywood, but could there be a specific explanation for the fact that Transformers in the Michael Bay movies ...
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2answers
2k views

Is Final Destination 5 the last final destination movie? [closed]

In Final Destination 5, the last 2 survivors happens to be on the plane that crashed in the first movie. It also shows all the killing scenes from previous movies after the movie. Does it mean that ...
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2answers
73 views

Why does Alfred suddenly start to encourage Bruce's darker side in episode S01E08?

During the Gotham episode "The Mask" (S01E08) Bruce returns to school and gets into some trouble with a bunch of bullies. When one of them, Tommy, mentions his mother, Bruce reacts expectedly ...
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8answers
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Why do you need 6 points to define a location in 3 dimensional space?

Dr. Daniel Jackson ...seven points to outline a course to a position...to find a destination within any three dimensional space, you need six points to determine the exact location...but to chart ...
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1answer
294 views

Why did Roose Bolton adopt Ramsay?

In the Game of Thrones episode, "the Mountain and the Viper" Roose Bolton gives Ramsay a piece of paper, giving him the right to bear the house name, it makes him heir to House Bolton and indeed the ...
4
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1answer
73 views

Is the money meant to link Fargo the TV series and Fargo the movie?

Early in episode 4 of season 1 of the TV series Fargo we see a flashback scene explaining some of a character's history. The car of character Stavros Milos breaks down in a snow swept remote road. He ...
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1answer
118 views

Has this plot ever been done?

Is there a movie where the hero protagonist has an obvious advantage in terms of strength or technology, but against all the odds, ultimately succumbs to the under dog villain? I can't think of a ...
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2answers
73 views

Why does the Winter Warlock lose his powers?

In the Rankin/Bass Christmas special "Santa Claus is Comin' To Town," why does Winter Warlock lose his powers? Half way through the film, Jessica asks the Warlock for help. He tells her that his ...
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3answers
783 views

What is the symbolism of eating Chinese take-out in a scene?

It is a frequent idiom for a group of characters to interact while eating Chinese food. Generally of the carry out variety, with chop sticks being plunged into the deep fold-up boxes. It seems to me ...
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1answer
369 views

The origin of the loss of the Fourth Wall?

"The Fourth Wall", for the uninitiated, is the wall that separates the movie from the audience, allowing the audience to be spectators to the events depicted. Famously, the Fourth Wall was demolished ...
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Why do many horror movies involve children?

I just finished watching the Spanish movie 'The Orphanage' and I suddenly observed that many of the horror movies, especially some very popular ones, involve children as a central part of the story, ...

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