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Are the Puppy Bowl puppies trained to play the game?

Instead of watching the Super Bowl this year, I decided to watch the Animal Planet Puppy Bowl, featuring puppies dragging toys around the field and scoring if they drag it to the end zone. It made ...
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38 views

Indie movie set in Ireland with old man and woman

I believe this was an indie movie from ~five years ago, about a woman who traveled to Ireland (I think) and who somehow met an old man who eventually died. What really stood out to me was a scene ...
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0answers
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What does the sailing ship seen at the end of Maïna symbolise?

At the end of Maïna, just before the credits roll, a ship with a sail is seen by the main character. What kind of ship is it? Who is sailing the ship? What does the sailed ship mean to the main ...
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16 views

Roughly how old was L?

When L and Soichiro are surveying the Yagami household L says. "When I was young I did strange things too", which indicated that he is considerably older than Light was at the time (17). However he is ...
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43 views

What was the significance of whole movie being black and white and one scene being colored in Schindler's list?

I was really confused while watching Schindler's list that what was the reason behind the movie being black and white? In one particular scene in the movie it becomes colored. Was there any ...
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2answers
291 views

Is the movie I Origins based on a true story?

I recently watched the movie I Origins. In the end it is shown that there is actually an after life because the pattern of eye of two persons matches. On quora it is said that the movie is based on ...
3
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125 views

How did they make Hitler disappear in “Your Job in Germany”?

In "Your Job in Germany", at approximately 1:22, Hitler, who was standing behind a podium giving a speech, fades into blackness, but the podium itself remains. IMDB credits Adolf Hitler as himself, ...
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Brazilian Crime Action TV Series w rave reviews & was talked about in Western Media?

I vaguely remember it having rave reviews & being talked about in press / TV / online media sometime in last 5-10 years. The clips in the article showed a hard hitting Crime Action Drama ...
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1answer
81 views

What exactly is shown on the pagers carried around in House MD or Scrubs?

It seems that the cast can get to know almost anything just by reading the page that they get: whether there's an emergency with a patient or where they are being called to? I thought pagers just ...
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3answers
5k views

What did the title of Silence of the Lambs refer to?

I just saw The Silence of the Lambs. So what exactly does "silence of the lambs" mean? It was not clear to me.
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14 views

Austin Powers 3: Gold Member [on hold]

What is the music played in Austin Powers 3: Gold Member during the happy climax at the end when it is revealed that Austin and Dr. Evil are brothers?
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16 views

Please tell me the movie title..! [on hold]

The movie in which a plane crash at first and the people who escapes includes 5 or 6 kids who later grows up to be warriors.
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94 views

The protagonist's wife/girlfriend is killed by an injection in hotel

I watched this English movie made in color, in 2006. The movie starts with the protagonist who I guess must be a spy by profession, he goes into a hotel with his wife or girlfriend, and on their ...
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2answers
4k views

Who really is “the meanest motherfucker in the valley”?

In Renny Harlin's 1999 Deep Blue Sea LL Cool J gives a great badass interpretation of the classic 23rd Psalm of the old testament: Yeah, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I ...
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18 views

Dogs vs Wolves in animation [on hold]

This is an animated film where dogs apparantly attack wolves or beara. Could be a series. Graphic stuff. Anyone know what this colourful stuff could be?
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1answer
170 views

Late '70s/early '80s comedy movie with adult-themed sketches

In this film from the late 1970s/early 1980s, there are a collection of comedy sketches. In the first, there are men dressed as sperm in diapers. Most are laying around lazily, while one is ...
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0answers
85 views

Movie that opens with children throwing a frisbee and a dog knocking one of them down

This movie is a kids' or family movie. In the opening scene, there is a scuba diver swimming in a fish tank. In another scene, kids are throwing a frisbee outside in a field. On one of the throws, ...
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0answers
26 views

aliens appeared UFO [on hold]

Aliens taking on human bodies and integrating with humans getting married and having abnormal babies born when they go back to their space ship they take off their human flesh and look like lizards
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4answers
21k views

Significance of the Crows in Mad Max: Fury Road

Assuming that the swamp was the Green Place (as mentioned by the many mothers), who/what are the crows? We did see normal crows, but also some creatures on stilts. What are those? They didn't seem ...
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0answers
75 views

Movie about a beautiful girl arriving in small town where her admirers start to die [on hold]

This movie is from the 1980s or 1990s and was American. It's about a very beautiful girl that arrives in small town and all the guys go crazy for her. But, after having something with her, they are ...
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0answers
56 views

Are the movies 'The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins' and 'Cloak and Dagger' connected somehow?

In 1984, both The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins starring Gary Coleman (TV movie) and Cloak and Dagger starring Dabney Coleman (theatrical release) came out. They have identical plots. In both, ...
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0answers
73 views

TV drama featuring two brothers and their mom who has a drug problem

All I can remember is two brothers and their mom who have a drug problem or some issue similar to that. She convinces one of her boys to hook up with some girl and pretend that he loves her, but ...
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0answers
59 views

Movie about a photographer and his assistant

I remember that in this movie there was a professional photographer doing a photo shoot with models. I believe the main character was a woman who got the job of being this photographer's assistant. ...
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0answers
82 views

Movie/TV show where woman gives birth to octopus-baby

In this movie, a young woman is pregnant and gives birth to an alien like octopus-baby. Her so called "friends" try to knock it over the edge of some platform - but then the mom comes back and saves ...
3
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0answers
23 views

Animated movie about a bird saving another bird from an Indian palace

In this film, A small bird is traveling to a palace. He meets a cat on his way and the cat is able to magically fit into a bird's ear. I think the bird runs into a river and the river can also fit ...
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4answers
4k views

Is Eisenheim's sword illusion realistic?

Eisenheim performs a sword illusion in The Illusionist (2006). Is this illusion realistic? Could it be practiced in real life? Here is a YouTube video showing what I mean: ...
6
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1answer
97 views

British TV series about shooting at school

I remember watching a series several years ago (maybe 4 - 5 years) on British television, but I missed one episode so I never really got the gist of the ending, and this has led to it being an ...
37
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7answers
4k views

How can weightlessness be simulated on film?

How can the weightlessness of space be realistically simulated on film? Does it require CG or can a convincing simulation be achieved using wire fu and editing? (I'm happy to hear of good examples of ...
3
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1answer
138 views

Were the characters of Tiwana, Lydia, and Calvin also in the book?

In the movie, Standing Up, there is an act that deals with Howie and Grace getting on a bus belonging to a different camp. This leads to a potential confrontation with racial undertones which, at ...
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0answers
33 views

Who is this actor? Please identify him [on hold]

I'm not even 100% sure he IS an actor, but judging by the picture, this obviously isn't a normal photo of a random guy. This is the only picture I can find of him.
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4answers
6k views

What makes The Shawshank Redemption so cinematically important?

The Shawshank Redemption is ranked as the "Top Rated" movie according to IMDB's Top 250 List. What makes it so important and unique in the world of cinema? Does it have to do purely with ...
3
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1answer
25 views

Did Andrew report Fletcher for being an abusive teacher?

After watching the film Whiplash I wasn't sure if Andrew actually reported Fletcher to the woman who was sorting things out with Andrew's father. This event led Fletcher to sabotage Andrew's career ...
3
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1answer
27 views

What was Luther's plan when he killed Cyrus in The Warriors?

When Cyrus proposed his plan of uniting the gangs of new york to rule the city, Luther killed Cyrus (probably because he didn't dig it). He later blamed the Warriors and then the movie really started. ...
3
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1answer
43 views

What was the meaning of what Bailey told Noodles at the end of Once Upon a Time in America?

In the final conversation between Noodles and Max, Max says to him: "You failed to realize that the cops were in it too", and that it was a syndicate operation. What does that mean? That It wasn't a ...
2
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1answer
261 views

Movie about a self-harming girl who is kidnapped

I watched this ~10 years ago on TV. In the film, a girl uses pieces of broken mirror to cut her wrists. Her mum notices and has all the knives and sharp objects removed from the house. The girl is ...
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0answers
13 views

Did Eleanor tell Vane about the tunnels beneath the fort?

I've just finished season 1 of Black Sails. In the last episode, when Vane appears, he tells Eleanor to be partners or else he will start sinking ships. When Eleanor talks with Captain Hornigold he ...
4
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1answer
90 views

Ending of Whiplash…revenge or not?

Was the ending of Whiplash revenge or not? One, I don't believe Fletcher would destroy his own reputation to get back at Andrew. So would he really give up his career to get back at Andrew or did ...
9
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1answer
64 views

Is there a common origin to those blue background TV commercials?

I've seen a number of these in my many years of watching TV since at least the 1990s. These are commercials for some random mail order product, and right before the ad ends, the screen cuts to ...
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0answers
22 views

Anyone watch White Collar? If you do, what are your favorite moments? [on hold]

I've recently got into a series called White Collar and I'm looking for people to discuss it with, so if you've seen it, let's discuss it! If you haven't seen it yet (or if you have and want to watch ...
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2answers
31 views

Why doesn't Jimmy recognize his own father in Second Chance?

Everyone would recognize their own father, whether young or old - so in Second Chance, why didn't the son recognize his own father Jimmy?
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0answers
31 views

Are anomaly sequences in Animatrix: Beyond and Thor 2: The Dark World both paying homage to something?

In both movie main characters enter an abandoned area where strange physical anomalies are occurring. After watching both sequences back-to-back, I noticed that there are some common ways in which the ...
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1answer
164 views

What was the significance of the diamond swallowing scene in Schindler's List?

I was watching Schindler's List and one scene confused me - what was the reason for the swallowing diamonds scene?
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0answers
28 views

Second Chance and White Collar similarities [on hold]

I have a feeling that Second Chance has become more like White Collar, specially after the 4th episode. This may be because Tim DeKay is an FBI agent in both the shows, and now in SC his reborn dad ...
5
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2answers
261 views

Why does Caleb get locked down in Ex Machina?

In the movie Ex Machina, Caleb reprograms the security system to unlock all doors when there is a power cut. When the 10PM power cut happens Ava gets out. In the end when Caleb is locked in, he tries ...
3
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1answer
19 views

What is happening in the title sequence of “About Elly”?

At the very beginning of "About Elly", during the titles, we seem to be seeing some sort of papers being shoved through some sort of slot – from the inside of whatever they're being shoved into. What ...
9
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6answers
18k views

Does Nina die in the final scene of Black Swan?

Assuming the final scene of Black Swan is not a hallucination, Nina injured herself some significant time earlier in her dressing room and danced two entire sections as the black, and then the white, ...
11
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1answer
884 views

Does Mike Ehrmantraut ever kill an unarmed man?

Mike, in Breaking Bad, has a decent body count. But I can't recall him ever shooting anybody that wasn't a threat to him. Jessie, Walt, and Gus have all killed defenseless people. Has Mike ever ...
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0answers
26 views

80s Movie where everyone in a school has turned into monsters [on hold]

In this film, I remember that the kid see a monster and runs into this building (possibly a school) and everyone in the building has turned into monsters/zombies as well. I believe it was film in the ...
19
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2answers
319 views

Are there any “Hollywood-style” movies made in Iran?

I have watched a lot of Iranian movies and I love them but they are similar in style (realistic long shots and slow cuts) and content (e.g. struggle of the society reflecting in children or seemingly ...
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1answer
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Why does the spotlight slowly appear when they started talking?

I'm talking about the following scene in The Age of Innocence: Scene 1: In Scene 2: When those two started talking, a spotlight slowly appears on them, and we only hear their voices, and nobody ...

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