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Was Terra Nova too expensive to be renewed?

The show seemed reasonably entertaining and had its audience yet it did not work out. Was it mostly due to costly production or lack of audience?
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68 views

Why is Walt obsessed with Jesse?

As the question asks, why can Walt just not do without Jesse in Breaking Bad? At the beginning, he needed him to get into the business and stuff but later, Jesse only proved to be nothing but trouble. ...
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1answer
161 views

Why are most mobile phones set to vibrate in a TV series?

Is it a real thing or something made up? In Breaking Bad, most of the mobile phones vibrate instead of ringing. Do people really prefer to silence their mobile phones? Do they do it out of courtesy ...
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Must be asleep by midnight

My brother and I watched a film when we were children that scared the crap out of us; now we want to pass it on to a new generation. It may have been animated, it was about a villian (who wore a hat, ...
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68 views
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Who are the people who mug the ghost outside of Rhinehart's publishing firm?

In the movie The Ghost Writer as soon as the Ghost leaves the Rhinehart publishing, he gets mugged by people on the bike. I couldn't figure out who caused this act in the movie or if it was in any way ...
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1answer
98 views

The Reaping alternate soundtrack

I liked the film 'The Reaping'. However, the John Frizell soundtrack seemed a safe choice compared to the usually suspenseful work of Philip Glass which was rejected for some reason. Why was the ...
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1answer
45 views

Title of an old caveman animation

I'm looking for an old animation of a caveman who drags his woman off by her hair and in the end, I think she drags him off by his hair. I can't remember if it played during the opening titles in a ...
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4answers
12k views

Why was Jericho Cancelled and is there any way to know the missing episodes' story?

I have just finished watching season 1 of Jericho and while looking at season two I noticed that it cuts half way through, I'm presuming it was cancelled. Can someone please shed some light on why ...
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1answer
25 views

How did LeChiffre know the tracker was in Bond's arm?

In Casino Royale, after Bond is captured by LeChiffre, the first thing LeChiffre's men do is cut out the tracker MI6 had put in Bond's arm. How did LeChiffre know it was there? He tells Bond But ...
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1answer
376 views

What is the relevance of the Unabomber sideplot?

Near the end of The Insider, after the crippled down version of Jeffrey's interview aired on TV and Lowell Bergman returns from his forced vacation, he ends up somewhere in the US countryside in the ...
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Searching an old movie about 13 brothers

The movie is about 13 brothers. It is an old asian action movie. In the end of the movie the youngest brother had been dismembered by 4 horses. If anybody knows this movie, please let me know the ...
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Name of british tv series

I am trying to remember the name of a tv series (cancelled after the first season) where a team of "off-the-grid" policemen worked undercover/playing roles to solve cases. I can't recall any of the ...
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73 views

Where is Elizabeth in the end of At Worlds End?

Will gives her his heart to protect and leaves her on some island. Is it Davy Jones' locker?
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1answer
680 views

Does Ethan Hunt rely on luck and chance?

Early in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, this council is arguing over the unreliability of the team, most specifically about the fact that they rely on luck. I think this is extremely true, however, ...
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1answer
274 views

Is the script Wes Craven is writing on his computer the movie itself?

In Wes Craven's New Nightmare, when Heather meets Wes at New Line, they talk about making a new movie to make Freddy stop. At the end of this sequence, we can see that Wes is actually writing the ...
6
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2answers
210 views

cave expedition to the center of the earth

I really hope anyone can help me with this one. I've been searching for this movie a lot over the years, but without result so far. It's going to be difficult because I remember very little about it. ...
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1answer
1k views

Why hasn't the elevator been fixed?

In The Big Bang Theory the elevator has been out of order since the start of the series. To this date -- after season eight has finished -- the elevator has still not been fixed. Is there any ...
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2answers
88 views

Why did Mike Ehrmantraut give up his life so easy?

Since very beginning, Gustavo's personal bodyguard and executor Mike Ehrmantraut is shown as a smart and an always aware man. Consider that Mike is a former policeman and a walking lie detector; not ...
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2answers
3k views

How does Neo know about the matrix before being removed from the dream world?

In The Matrix, during Neo & Trinity's initial meeting at the club, Trinity and Neo say: Trinity: It's the question that drives us mad. It's the question that brought you here. You know the ...
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1answer
108 views

What movie is this about a killer?

I saw this movie very young so I have little memory of it. It may be from the 80's or 70's, in color. I just remember that there was a young man that was a contract killer or something and he was very ...
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1answer
12 views

Buñuel's movies in languages other than Spanish or French

I read somewhere that Buñuel made movies in three languages. All I know are his movies in Spanish and French. Is that true and in which other languages has he directed movies and what are those ...
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1answer
44 views

Looking for a movie that I thought starrred Christopher Reeve

Looking for a movie I saw years ago, possibly 80s. I thought it starred Christopher Reeve and Sissy Spacek but I can't find a movie with the two of them. He was returning from the civil war as her ...
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0answers
28 views

What is this movie about a group of “undercover” Americans threats or forcing other countries?

I have been looking like a madman after a movie I have seen for only a couple of years ago. I think it's somewhat based on real events (in modern times) (not sure about that) about a group of ...
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2answers
74 views

About the “whacking” scenes in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas

This whole sequence in Goodfellas baffled me. Why was DeNiro's character Jimmy allowed to betray and slaughter every member of his crew, including one of their wives (which I thought was taboo) ...
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3answers
2k views

What's the significance of the roses on Oskar Schindler's grave?

Jews have a tradition of placing stones on the grave. In the Film Schindler's List, in the ending scene everybody places stones on the grave of Oskar Schindler. But Liam Neeson places a pair of roses ...
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man attacked by floating bear claw?

I saw this movie around 1977, it was a "creature feature" from Bob Wilkins' show (RIP). All I remember about it is some guy reaching into a suitcase or trunk, or maybe reaching into a hole in the ...
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2answers
97 views

Why didn't Richard Kimble get shot?

Who doesn't love The Fugitive? Seriously there is just one part of the movie I don't get. This is after Kimble leaves visiting the prisoner at the city jail and is being chased by Deputy Gerard. ...
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Charmed? Buffy? I have no clue

The episode, I believe, started out with a shot of a lighthouse and a woman seducing a man, then his wife walked in so the unknown woman kissed him and stole his soul or breath? Then, later in the ...
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1answer
190 views

Why did Ben manipulate Locke into not entering the code?

In Season 2, Ben (as fake Henry Gale) was trying to manipulate Locke into not entering the code into the computer in the Swan Station. This was made clear in particular when Ben told Locke that never ...
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3answers
108 views

What would be the opposite of a MacGuffin?

A MacGuffin is a plot device that motivates the story's characters, but whose specific nature is unimportant to the overall plot. But is there a term for a plot device that is a primary motivator for ...
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What is the significance of the iconic imagery in the ending of Dredd?

There are two things that stand out visually at the end of Dredd. When Dredd finally confronts Ma-ma in her apartment there is a display of guns and a jacket on the wall. When Anderson is laying down ...
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1answer
61 views

Identify 70/80's softcore/erotic movie about orphaned young woman in expat community

I'm trying to date a childhood memory that involves a 70's or 80's softcore / erotic / porn movie. I've tried googling and searching on IMDb, but my memory of it is too vague for that to work. Let me ...
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1answer
79 views

How come the Omega remains dead after time is reset at end of Edge of Tomorrow?

After every reset in Edge of Tomorrow, Cage "wakes up" at Heathrow and everything is as it is (all the dead are alive like before). In the end Cage destroys the Omega's core, and its floating blood ...
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1answer
23 views

Name of BBC 1990s screenplay set in near future; migrants trying to enter Europe

Dim memories of this from my childhood - asking now, obviously, because it's so topical. Set in some kind of Fortress Europe in the near future, lots of African migrants trying to get in (maybe a ...
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2answers
121 views

Gangster's car is modified to be stealthy

A rich gangster who has come into possession some fancy car. He gets the car modified to go into a stealth mode. There are some scenes where the cops are following in a helicopter and lose him when ...
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6answers
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Why doesn't Marty use the other DeLorean?

In Back to the Future Part 3 Marty follows Doc back to 1885 to rescue him from being shot at the hands of Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen. He arrives in 1885 some time after Doc has written the letter that ...
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1answer
93 views

What exactly happened between Walt and Gretchen?

As we saw in Breaking-Bad there was something happening between Walt and Gretchen. Were they in love? If yes, then why did they get separated from each other?
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1answer
123 views

One scene - Lithuanian guy, window cleaner remotely deleting files on computer

This is a hard one, all I remember is one specific scene, even that one is unclear - a high building, there is a guy on window cleaner lift-platform outside, and two guys inside an office talking ...
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1answer
101 views

Identify this movie (western)

Colour, maybe 60s/70s. Soldiers are staying at fort, the Indians are also in the area and constant small attack by the Indians happen. Then the soldiers will go out on patrol and look for the ...
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4answers
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When did Raj start talking around women without alcohol?

I started watching the new season on Australian TV Last Night. the episode was where Penny and Leonard have a dispute over some money Penny got from selling a car Leonard gave her which leans them to ...
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3answers
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What's the purpose of people shouting “Hello” into the phone several times after they've clearly been disconnected?

This is usually done with a landline phone. The character calls someone or someone is calling him, they talk for a while and then for any reason the other person hangs up earlier than the character ...
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1answer
64 views

About the pregnant woman in The Talented Mr.Ripley

In the movie The Talented Mr.Ripley, was there any conclusive evidence in the film if the pregnant girl was murdered or was it simply a suicide. If she was pregnant, was there no way to know who the ...
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1answer
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Any indication that Gustavo Fring might have had a family of his own?

In Breaking Bad, as far as I understood, Gustavo Fring never really had a family of his own. It is logical from one perspective not to have anyone valuable to you when doing business of the sort. ...
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2answers
3k views

Where can I find scripts/screenplays/transcripts of movies and TV shows?

As a general case, Where can I find scripts/screenplays/transcripts of movies and TV shows?
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1answer
47 views

Ending scene of The Darjeeling Limited

In the ending scene of The Darjeeling Limited, the three brothers run on the platform to chase a departing train. Suddenly they throw away their luggage one by one and board the train without their ...
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1answer
98 views

What you think is the victim, turns out to be the killer

What's that movie where two people are traveling together. One is a tough guy, the other is meek. At the start, it seems like the tough one is the bad guy, forcing the other to travel with him, not ...
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2answers
62 views

Which version of 101 Dalmatians is canon to Once Upon a Time?

In Once Upon a Time, when we are first introduced to Cruella de Vil in Land without the magic, her husband is shown arrested and she runs away in her car with Ursula and Rumpelstiltskin. Later in the ...
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which cartoon series had soundtrack similar to MI

I can't remember the cartoon series whose title track is similar to the mission impossible movie track. Can anyone help me out here, I am scratching my head over it for a long time!! It use to come ...
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1answer
69 views

Movie about abusive man who was living with lot of women and children in the forest or something

A long time ago I saw one movie and have no idea how it is called. It was about some kind of community, sect (I guess it wasn't religious) or just strange lifestyle where one man was living with lot ...
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2answers
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Why was Joaquin Phoenix once credited as Leaf Phoenix early in his career?

I recently watched the Ron Howard movie Parenthood from 1989. I completely forgot that a young Joaquin Phoenix stars in the movie. I noticed that Joaquin is credited as Leaf . After some ...

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