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Sci-Fi (horror) film/episode where device lets women look into an underwater parallel dimension, 1990's?

I believe this was the 90s because I recall the images being sleek, like the re-make of Outer Limits. Not grainy. Not cheap film. Not foreign either (like Italy); they spoke English. Pretty sure this ...
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Embarrassed student goes on a killing spree and makes a kill list with hero's name on it

Can anybody tell the title of this thriller film? I have seen this film very long back and am not able to recall its title. The story goes like this: A fellow student is embarrassed by an 'incident' ...
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90s non-English spoken Demonology film from Europe; black mist, girl in a tub and guy at the library.

I come asking for your help because I want to know the name of a European horror film that I’ve been searching for almost three years and that nobody seems to know about. I believe that this movie was ...
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570 views

What is Sauron saying when Galadriel defeats him at Dol Guldur?

When Galadriel fights Sauron at Dol Guldur in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, she says to him "You have no power here, servant of Morgoth. You are nameless, shapeless, formless..." At the ...
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639 views

Post-apocalyptic movie with food cans

I'm looking for a title of an movie I saw as a child (at least 25 years ago). The movie is probably produced in the '80s. It could be European, but I'm not sure about this. It could be a ...
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969 views

Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Analysis, Interpretations and randomness

Tetsuo is an Experimental Movie released in 1989 by Japanese director Shin'ya Tsukamoto. The score of the movie was composed by Chu Ishikawa and is inspired by the german pioneer bands in ...
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Idenfity Late '90s early 00's Sci-Fi mini-series

I've been trying to identify a tv mini-series (maybe movie, but I don't think so) I watched 10-15 years ago. Here are some key points I remember about it: Plot An alien ship arrives at a ...
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How much of the video compilation made for Lilly's memorial was actually Amanda Seyfried?

In S1E4 ("Wrath of Con") of Veronica Mars, a memorial fountain is dedicated to Lilly Kane. Logan, her ex-boyfriend, is assigned the task of creating a video montage as a tribute to be viewed during ...
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Erroneous scene with the studio's parking lot in the original Star Wars release

A long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away...) I saw a show on TV. It was sort of like one of those "Hollywood Extra" type shows. This is going back to the early 80's for sure. Anyway, on the show ...
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Comedy about Islamic school teacher adopting her boyfriends' lifestyles

I saw bits of this on a bus in Egypt about 3-4 years ago. I couldn't follow any of the dialogue, so this is all me reading between the lines of what I saw... Apologies for anything I misunderstood! ...
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319 views

Who is the second Hamlin in Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill?

In Better Call Saul, the prequel of Breaking Bad, a successful Albuquerque lawyer firm called Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill is named after: Howard Hamlin Charles McGill ??? Someone else called Hamlin ...
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Help me identify a movie that takes place in space

I'm trying to identify a science-fiction/fantasy movie that takes place in space and possibly in the future. There are men and a woman: all are white, except for one black person. The protagonists ...
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When Butch walks back to his apartment, what is the radio in the background saying about Jackrabbit Slim's?

At around 1:28 in Pulp Fiction, as Butch walks past this random house on his way to get the gold watch back from his apartment, a radio can be heard in the background. The only part of the broadcast ...
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320 views

Movie with children chased by adults dressed in black

I saw this film as a kid, I was probably 6 or 7 so this was around 1986-1989. It was programmed as a children's film, so my mom took me. I remember only certain scenes from this film. My guess is that ...
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How much did Blade Runner influence the Reimagined Battlestar Galactica?

The classic Blade Runner film is seen to be the archetypical story of machine who are men. It covers many of the classic literature conflicts, man vs man, man vs technology, man vs self, man vs ...
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In Fargo, why is the 180° rule broken during this scene?

In episode 3 of Fargo, titled "A Muddy Road", the 180° rule is broken during this particular scene, at about 43 minutes into the episode (according to HULU). I couldn't find a clip of the scene ...
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231 views

What happened to Sheldon's assistant, Alex?

In some episodes of Season 6, Sheldon had a young assistant named Alex Jensen. However, she did not appear in Season 7 nor 8. Is there any mention or explanation as to why she did not appear in later ...
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Dr. Brennan's Academic Position?

Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan is the foremost Forensic Anthropologist in the world. As part of that, she works as the chief Forensic Anthropologist at the Jeffersonian Institute's Medico-Legal Lab, ...
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Early 90's short film made up entirely of “bullet time” camera work

In the early 90's, at the San Francisco International Film Festival, I saw a short film that used the "bullet time" technique. This was way before The Matrix, which is often credited with "inventing" ...
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Have people forgotten about Hannibal Lecter between Hannibal Rising and Red Dragon?

In Hannibal Rising, Hannibal Lecter goes on a killing spree and becomes a cannibalist. People clearly know he is the one who committed these murders. Such a remarkable chain of events won't go ...
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136 views

Did Donnie Brasco really know the diamond was fake?

In the film Donnie Brasco, there is a scene where Lefty (Al Pacino) comes to him with a diamond, without much hesitation Donnie (Johnny Depp) immediately identifies it as a fake. This later leads to ...
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394 views

What are the lyrics to the Game of Thrones theme?

In S04E10 of Game of Thrones as Arya is sailing to Bravos, the show's theme begins to play, only it is accompanied by a choir singing a song. This was quite unusual as we never heard that theme music ...
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90's/2000's movie involving a elderly cleaning lady and a blonde rocker styled character

US or UK made From what I can remember from the blonde guy, he wore a leather jacket, and had a wild medium length hair wearing a head band. I can't remember if he was American or British. Story ...
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Comedy about guy who tries to get a girl with a pink Volkswagen with big dots

I think this is french movie from the 70s (or early 80s). The main character is a guy, road runner, who tries to get a girl during the whole movie. Girl acts all the time like she is not interested. ...
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Was it that easy to fake identities back in the 1950s?

In S01E12 of Mad Men which was titled "Nixon vs. Kennedy", there is a flashback of the story of How Don Draper (Dick Whitman) exchanged identity with his fellow soldier after the explosion accident in ...
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Was casting adults as teenagers more common in the past?

I've think I've noticed that decades ago, Hollywood seemed to be more okay casting actors in their 30s as teenagers. In Grease, for example, Stockard Channing was 34, Jamie Donnelly was 31, Michael ...
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102 views

UK horror film - A village that changes on the same road

A bit vague this but I'll convey all I know. TV broadcast date: before about 1980 ( I remember seeing this as a kid). So it will have been shown on UK TV after 1969. Place I saw it: UK TV, late one ...
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How realistic was Robinson Crusoe on Mars when it came out?

Having recently seen Robinson Crusoe on Mars, I of course noticed how unrealistic it is. However given that it was released in 1964, before the first landing of any space probe on Mars, I wonder how ...
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Film has the people from commercials and the main characters are just regular people

I'm looking for a film where in the everyday folks are the very incapable people from commercial land and our heros are just normal people who can do the simple things that the folks in TV land can ...
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Why were witnesses to the initial assassination in “The Parallax View” (1974) systematically killed?

Rewatched Alan J. Pakula’s The Parallax View (starring Warren Beatty) this recently–first time since seeing it in 1986—and am still baffled by a key plot device. The film starts off with an ...
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Was Gunda planned as a Trash movie?

There is a lot to read and talk about the 1998 Bollywood movie Gunda. General perception is that it's so bad it's good. The movie holds a rating of 8.2 on IMDB and holds a cult status. I want to ...
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420 views

How close is Masters of Sex to the actual events?

Masters of Sex tells the Story of the research team consisting of William Masters and Virginia Johnson researching sexuality in the 1950s. The persons really existed as well as their study, so I ...
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Whose idea was it to put an orange lightbulb in the mysterious briefcase?

This answer about the contents of the briefcase contains an interesting quote from Roger Avary, the co-writer of Pulp Fiction: Originally the briefcase contained diamonds. But that just seemed too ...
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Sex-driven movie that involves an assault on a girl against a chain-link fence and a sheriff being shot in the back by a mob

I watched this movie in February of 1995 (I remember that I was at All-State Choir that year in Kentucky). The movie was in English on the hotel's TV and was probably Cinemax or the like (they never ...
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What are the reasons behind the shorter Italian version of Cool Hand Luke?

I might have seen Cool Hand Luke, as a kid for the first time on Italian TV, probably when I was 10-12 years old (so we're talking about 1984-86) when the movie was already a classic (although in the ...
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Short film where a boy is forced to shoot down toys

I'm trying to find a short movie I saw in a high-school class room in the L.A. area in the summer of 1973. It was shown in a summer school social studies class in which I was student teaching to ...
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Identify this asian police/detective movie

Okay, so.. I watched this movie about 5-6 years ago. The story was about a cop who was dedicated on catching some very powerful criminal boss. The cop had an unprofessional shaggy looking partner. ...
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Name of this device

I am looking for the name of a device used to tell a story. I'm sure it probably exists in literature, but I am only aware of it in film and T.V. The device is a person. This person is not a ...
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Plot Wise, what is the chronological order of all the Bond Films?

I am curious, plot wise, that the chronological order of the James Bond Films are? I seem to recall that Casino Royal and Quantum of Solace are set in the beginning of James's Career as a 00-agent ...
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Identify surreal foreign (Dutch?) dialogue-less film

I saw this film in the early 90s (likely 1992-1994) on Film International on TVOntario (basically a Canadian public broadcasting TV station). Film International basically showed foreign films every ...
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215 views

Can't remember the name of a scary movie I watched a few years ago

It was about 2004, I think it was fairly new at the time but not sure, could have been 90's or early 00's. All I remember was a lady with dark hair met a guy and he drove her home and he was driving ...
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Help find mistaken identity movie

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie where a maid working for rich people tries on homeowners' clothes upstairs, after the owners leave, and right before a robbery downstairs. Something in the ...
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In Wild Wild West, what kills “Metal Head”?

Near the end of the movie, after they boarded the spider, Jim West (Will Smith) fight some henchmen of Loveless. When comes the turn of "Metal Head", Jim discovers that the guy is entirely armored and ...
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Animated apocalyptic sci-fi movie from the 70's or early 80's

Every few years I make an attempt to find information about this barely-remembered show that I saw. I was probably around 6 years old, and lived in South Africa at the time, for what that helps. ...
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What's that movie with a guy hiding in a jacuzzi while being chased?

It was from the late 2000s or so. The jacuzzi had a naked lady bathing in it. I want to know her name. Details: I watched this movie at my house in 2007 or so. It was a DVD rental brought home by ...
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When are dialect coaches brought in?

When are dialect coaches hired for actors, and who typically makes the decision? I've seen serious movies where stars attempt to emulate an accent with grating incompetence. And now I've seen the ...
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183 views

Movie about an unsuspected killer

I have seen this movie in early 2000's. I think it was made in late 90's. Color, Hollywood, English. The plot begins with the protagonist driving a car. At some point, he gets captured by some ...
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What was the original plan?

At the ending of Man on a Ledge, Nick Casidy is able to prove his innocence by showing publicly that the bad guy still has the diamond in his possession, which proves that Nick never stole it. This ...
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Are Matt LeBlanc's financial troubles a caricature of Nicolas Cage?

In the Showtime/BBC series Episodes, Matt LeBlanc plays himself. In the latest season (Season 4), a key plot point involves Matt facing financial problems along with overdue taxes. I couldn't help ...
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Wachowski trademarks?

We all know the Wachowskis perfected the now famous Bullet Time in the movie The Matrix. We also know they are on the cusp with the technology they utilize. Are there any production/filming techniques ...

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