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1990s sci-fi/horror film or episode where device lets women look into an underwater parallel dimension

I believe this was from 1990s 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 ...
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873 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 horror/...
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293 views

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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471 views

Why do we only see female Children of the Forest and male White Walkers?

Why are all of the Children of the Forest female and all of the White Walkers are male? Is there a relation between them?
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249 views

How far does the depiction of the pirates' characters match the book?

The pirates that capture Captain Phillips seem to be given rather typical roles in the movie: There is Muse, the leader and voice of reason (compared to the others at least), struggling to keep ...
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335 views

Horror movie where monster follows boy and mother tried to protect him

I watched this movie when I was younger and it was a excellent horror movie but I cannot remember the name here are the parts I remember. I'm sure it starts off with a woman driving a car around a ...
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749 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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363 views

Movie about a woman who hunts her father's killer and falls in love with her companion, without realising he is the killer

I watched a movie back in 1990 that was about a guy that kills someone (possibly in prison). Now, the daughter of the guy that was killed wants to find out who did it and in her quest stumbles on to ...
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318 views

Elevator operator trapped in the mirror

I'm looking for a movie or TV anthology series. I believe the movie may have come out in the late 1980s to 1996. I watched it with Turkish dubbing and in colour. Possibly American movie. An ...
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221 views

Trying to locate the name of this movie or TV show from 70's or 80's with specific plot

I am going crazy searching for the movie or TV show that I saw in childhood. The plot goes like this: There is this guy who was severely injured in some accident and lost his ability to move or ...
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230 views

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 online....
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453 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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446 views

Who did we hear in Bran's vision in S06E06?

In the beginning sequence of Game of Thrones S06E06 we see Bran's visions, and in them the Mad King cries "burn them all!" many times. But when Myra stops and touches Bran's face, during his vision of ...
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146 views

60s/70s movie about promiscuous woman & her relationship with her abusive mother?

I saw a movie that intrigued me sometime in the 1960s-1970s, I believe. I was just a kid. As a young adult, I caught the tail end of it again, but was still unable to learn the name. I'd love to know ...
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131 views

Did EXOTICA use sign language?

In Atom Egoyan's under-rated 1994 film EXOTICA, many scenes take place in an adult dance club. Towards the beginning of the film, the character Christina (Mia Kirshner) starts dancing to the song "...
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174 views

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 heroes are just normal people who can do the simple things that the folks in TV land can ...
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Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and afraid ...
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118 views

Extremely absurd movie with man losing limbs under a train

In early 90s, I saw a movie on TV which I recalled some 10 years ago and had been struggling to identify it since then. This was certainly a European movie. Maybe, Italian, but I am far from being ...
8
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304 views

Married man and salesman have very pleasant conversation after marital argument

I've been looking for this movie for a long time. I watched the movie with Turkish dubbing in 2005-2007. This must be a TV movie. Might be an American or British film, I don't know. The film takes ...
8
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51 views

What is the significance to the manner of suicides in Virgin Suicides

Is there some sort of significance or symbolism to the fact that all the sisters committed suicide in different ways. It would have been easier for them all to go out in the same way. For reference - ...
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76 views

A 50s/60s Horror B-Movie with a wobbly-spiked monster

I'm trying to identify a movie which I recall being terrified by when I was maybe 4 or 5 years old. I can only remember one scene, but hopefully I can provide enough information for someone to ...
8
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85 views

Why and to which extent was The Night Manager recut for international release?

While The Night Manager was released on its original TV channels BBC One (UK) and AMC (US) as 6 60-minute episodes, it has been repacketed in other countries (at least Germany) as 8 45-minute episodes ...
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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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473 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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41 views

In search of a specific Hitchcock episode - several double-crosses and twists

I saw a Hitchcock episode rerun in the days before DVR or interactive menus with episode titles (very long ago), and have been obsessed with finding it ever since. The recurring theme of the plot is ...
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42 views

Techno-spy TV show/TV-movie from the mid-1980s, almost certainly Canadian or Can/US co-production

In the 1980s I lived in the boons north of Toronto, and had only three channels on TV - CBC, CTV and Global. On one of these, and I want to say CTV but I have no idea why, I watched an extended ...
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81 views

How historically accurate is the climactic briefing scene in Downfall?

Despite a usual number of goofs and some controversy about its historical accuracy, the 2004 German film Downfall (Der Untergang) is generally acknowledged to contain many authentic parts. Various ...
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105 views

Fat guy fed repeatedly with luxurious food

I am trying to locate a scene I've seen many years ago. In this scene a pretty obese dude is visiting a thin, shrew-looking man, and they are sitting across from each other at a table. The thin man ...
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106 views

What happened to Buddy (Jack Black's character) in Community?

In Season 1 Episode 13: "Investigative Journalism" of Community, Buddy manages to include himself in the study group, having been sat unnoticed in the Spanish class all year. He later (after being ...
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159 views

Ceiling moving down, character trapped inside room, tries to escape

I saw this when I was young, and I only remember this scene: Someone in a dark apartment wakes up after a nap and notices that the ceiling starts to move slowly down. The person panics, wants to jump ...
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115 views

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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How does this studio(?) hierarchy work

In the beginning of every Hollywood movie, I can see like 3-5 studios(?) being listed with their logos (animated of course). How does this work? Why are there so many?
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220 views

Help find mistaken identity, home invasion, hostage, murder movie

I'm trying to remember the name of an American movie (in English) where a maid working for rich people tries on homeowners' clothes upstairs (maybe used the pool first?), after the owners leave, (...
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Why were Lucy and Rajesh not developed as a couple?

Was Lucy (Kate Micucci) ever intended to become a long-term cast member in the Big Bang Theory? She seems to me to be a more interesting character than Emily, who replaced her as Raj's girlfriend. ...
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124 views

Movie about a girl thief, love and riot

I saw this movie almost 15 years back so I can recall only bits and pieces of the scenes. Please help me in finding the movie Movie revolves around a girl, she is a thief. during the start of the ...
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156 views

Who played the locksmith in the first Men in Black film?

In the first Men in Black film, there is a scene where agents K and J go to visit Frank the Pug to ask about the galaxy. As their car pulls up, J says "now that's the worst disguise ever" referring ...
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61 views

First appearance of the walk down a black hallway with evenly spaced circles of light?

What is the first film or television show to employ this trope: character walks away down a blackened hallway with overhead light fixtures creating evenly spaced circles of light on the floor? In ...
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What is the significance of the mute girl in The Seventh Seal?

The character credited as the 'Mute Girl', exclaims 'at last' (or words to that effect) as Death enters Block's castle. Is this an obvious reference to the inevitability of death, or does she know ...
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499 views

Relationship between White Walkers and Children of the Forest

After viewing episode 5 of season 6 of Game of Thrones, we have come to know that But it seems that the White Walkers attack the Children of Forest. My question is why they would do so, given their ...
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119 views

Movie with infectious disease indicated via nosebleed from the 00s (probably)

Things I vaguely remember: Possibly terrorist and possibly started on a plane (but I might be mixing with MI2 here) Highly infectious The infection has a symbol? Any character with a nosebleed is ...
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169 views

Fantasy cartoon from the 2000s about a world where people have animal companions

I saw a cartoon around 2006-7, but I don't remember much from it. The details I know: It was in anime style, but I'm not sure if it was a real anime The story happened in a fantasy world, where ...
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73 views

Is “White Men Can't Jump” a dream?

At the start of White Men Can't Jump, Billy Hoyle looks around some empty outdoor basketball courts with a smile, lies down with a basketball under his head, and falls asleep. The scene dissolves to ...
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Is True Detective (S2) based on “The Big Nowhere”?

I am one of that dying breed who likes movies but reads the book before, sometimes long before, the movie comes out. I was wondering if anyone has noticed that the characterizations and storyline in ...
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108 views

Did Mork and Mindy scripts really mark the gaps for Robin Williams's ad-libs?

It is very often claimed that the scripts for Mork and Mindy would explicitly mark places where Robin Williams was to improvise, using language such as "Mork does his thing" or "Robin does something ...
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108 views

90's/2000s 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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161 views

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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208 views

How is this shot in Batman made?

In the 1989 movie Batman, the Joker is seen falling and the images make it seem like it was animated. How was this done? I am talking about the images of the Joker himself, which are not photographs ...
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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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160 views

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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230 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 thugs,...

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