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Question about Rachel Posner and Doug Stamper

Why did Doug Stamper murder Rachel Posner? And why was Frank Underwood pleased with this? What did she know about Frank?
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Movies and television shows that reference the future decades ahead of time?

I am interested in identifying speculative films that realistically embed futuristic technologies into their present-day scenarios, but some thirty-forty years ahead of time. I am thinking of things ...
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2answers
54 views

Haunted hotel movie?

Movie of a family of three stay in a hotel which so happens to be haunted. The father later in the movie gets possessed by the spirits around there and at the end his little son helps his mother ...
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0answers
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61 views

Is E Corp from Mr. Robot a reference to a real company?

What's the closest real equivalent to E Corp from Mr. Robot? Not necessarily that they're super evil, but that they are present in many different industries and their products are commonplace. Is ...
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1answer
52 views

B&W Thriller/Mystery with a mute girl in a mansion

Ok, I am going to give as much detail as I can remember. I have seen this black-and-white movie a long time ago, and it popped into my head today. I remember a girl who might have lost her voice in a ...
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2answers
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Does Captain Jack Sparrow die and get reborn after he enters the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end Captain Jack Sparrow enters into the Kraken's mouth. How does he end up in the World's End? Does he die and his soul is taken there or ...
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0answers
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Mad max styled sci fi where rowed identical men touch shiny object and disappear

I remember watching this as a kid must be from the 80's Well I remember a desert scene, there was a kind of camp. I have the feeling it was kind of post apocalyptical (like mad max) of some sort. ...
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0answers
17 views

TV show about a girl and an alien in her backpack in an animated maze

In the first episode two boys watch a girl with a backpack go into a virtual world like a maze and they follow her in. Inside there are guys that want them dead (I think) and the virtual world is a ...
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44 views

Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill ...
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1answer
94 views

Movie from 70s or 80s on screen in Furious 7

In Fast & Furious 7 opening, Han was killed by Deckard Shaw. After that Toretto went to visit Hobbs in the hospital after being beat up by Deckard. Hobbs was watching a movie or a TV Show which ...
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1answer
2k views

Movie about two snipers hunting each other

I'm looking for a movie that is set in some kind of war zone. I feel like some sort of sniper guy is hunting another one and they are both extremely professional. It's a weird kind of killing job or ...
1
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1answer
67 views

Identify movie about kidnapped boy

I remember a movie, where a woman is killed in a car accident. She has a son, but her husband/boyfriend discovers the boy is really a child she has stolen when the boy was a baby. I think I remember ...
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3answers
6k views

Is Tony in love with Gina?

Throughout Brian DiPalma's 1983 classic, Scarface, Tony Montana has an odd relationship with his sister Gina. His attitude toward her ranges from overprotective to jealous to generous, and just about ...
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12answers
20k views

“Whatever doesn't kill you, simply makes you stranger” - what does it mean?

During The Dark Knight the Joker says: Whatever doesn't kill you, simply makes you stranger I believe the original phrase is "What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger." So what did the Joker ...
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1answer
43 views

Classic movie with stolen gold melted into golden anchor

Long time ago i watched a film, which was probably a heist movie. There was a group of people that decided to melt a stolen gold into golden anchor. I don't remember what was the way of gaining this ...
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1answer
47 views

Low budget movie about four female friends, came on BET years ago

The movie is directed by a woman with short hair. It's about four female friends from college one was raped and got pregnant in college and now she is a lawyer and lonely another is a lesbian and ...
5
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1answer
121 views

Sci-Fi/Fantasy movie with character who can control the future?

I'm looking for the name of a movie, on behalf of a friend. Here is all the information I have so far: Some time ago (like 8 years ago) I saw a movie where one of the characters is a weird guy ...
2
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1answer
105 views

Why 28 and not any other number?

In 28 Days Later, why did they select the value 28 and not any other? Is this number something special or did they just choose it randomly?
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0answers
62 views

Ash in Alien cannot lie to humans, Yes?

Have you noticed that Ash sometimes concludes his sentences with "Yes?"? I have just finished watching Alien for the 1000th time and I think he adds "Yes?" every time he is telling a lie, somehow ...
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0answers
12 views

What is this short film where some guys make an old man drink wine?

I was at an international film festival in 1997, and before the feature there was a short film. In the film a couple of tough guys wake up an older man in a dingy apartment and say they know someone ...
3
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1answer
104 views

The cheque in The Dreamers

In The Dreamers when the parents of Isa and Theo saw them, they wrote a cheque and gone. What was that? They didn't want to face up to children or emancipate them?
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1answer
104 views

Why is Hugh Jackman not going to continue to portray Wolverine?

According to several news sources, Hugh Jackman has decided not to continue to play Wolverine in films after the upcoming The Wolverine sequel: Hugh Jackman Will Play Wolverine “One Last Time”: Is ...
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0answers
58 views

TV show about a man crashed with alien ship, talks in foreign language

So a few years ago I was messing around on YouTube and I found this TV show. I can't remember the name of it, or what year it was, but it looked newer. I've looked all over and can't find it. It was ...
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0answers
39 views

Velcro as an alien technology

In many sci-fi movies like Transformers velcro is supposed to be an alien technology that human copy. Which was the first movie in which the velcro is an alien technology?
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1answer
98 views

Why didn't Tyrion confront Littlefinger for telling Catelyn that the knife belongs to him?

In season 1 of Game of Thrones, Littlefinger tells Catelyn and Ned that the knife used for trying to murder Bran belongs to Tyrion ("the Imp"). He told them that he lost it to him in a wager. On that ...
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0answers
49 views

Movie name with female vice-president/president nominee

I am unable to recall the movie name where a female senator is nominated president/vice-president and all the turmoil she goes through during this process. The story plot is set in US. just to be more ...
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0answers
31 views

80s Fantasy movie with mother that turns into dragon

I watched a movie a long time ago, I think it's from the 80s and the USA. What I remember is that there was a guy that was sent on a quest to collect certain things. His mother was some kind of ...
0
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1answer
97 views

Why is Cinderella called Ella in “Once Upon a Time”?

In Once Upon a Time, characters' names were kept as they are in the fairy world from Prince Charming to Rumplestiltskin. But why is Cinderella called by the name of "Ella" by all the characters?
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60 views

The Importance of Being Earnest - Where do the cucumber sandwiches go in the second episode? [on hold]

In "The Importance of Being Earnest" (play from BBC learning English), in the 1st episode Lane tells his master that the sandwiches are ready and in 2nd when the guests arrive, he says that there were ...
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0answers
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A movie about a basketball team formed in jail

The movie is about a white man who ends up in jail. A basketball team is formed and they play against the black basketball team. Pretty sure that despite the odds the white team wins. Sorry this is ...
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1answer
41 views

What is the nationality of Felonious Gru in Despicable Me?

I wonder what is the nationality of Felonious Gru from the movie Despicable Me. I have seen the movie both in English and Spanish, and both voice characterizations makes me think that he is East ...
2
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1answer
649 views

Why did Hank not associate THE CAPN with 'Captain Cook'?

In one of the opening Breaking Bad episodes, Walt rides along with Hank and Steve as they raid a meth lab with information that they will discover 'Captain Cook'. Hank and Steve are having a wager on ...
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2answers
64 views

Family Guy scene in airport

I'm trying to find an episode of Family Guy where they are in the airport and there is a creature (I think it's a rhino) tied to the luggage
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10answers
24k views

What is the Butterfly-Effect in Mr. Nobody?

In Mr. Nobody, the concept of time-travel is blended with the butterfly effect. In the movie, when the old man tells his story as a child, he says that he chose his mommy and daddy because they would ...
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1answer
173 views

Villains aren't born they're made

I've just been writing an essay on the fact that some villains in books might not actually be true villains and vice versa. While researching I've come across this phrase several times "Villains ...
3
votes
7answers
2k views

How did Gally get into the control room?

In Maze Runner, the group escaping the maze is able to open the accessway to the control room through 2 things -- holding the amputated leg/electronic "key" taken from the Griever and knowing the 8 ...
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2answers
34 views

Lady in the Lake 1947 (Mirror Scene)

I came across a question linked here: How do they film the mirror scenes in movies? I found it interesting that most examples came from popular and from recent films. Here is a clip from Lady in the ...
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0answers
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Is Mr. Robot in Elliot's head?

Having watched the first 4 episodes, I've noticed something rather peculiar: No one ever acknowledges Mr. Robot, except Elliot. Is there any evidence that Mr. Robot is or isn't just in Elliot's head, ...
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1answer
39 views

Eastern Weapons series

I'm looking for the name of the series where they test all the Eastern weapons to find out what is the most lethal. It had similar slow motion capture as in human weapon as well but was all about the ...
19
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2answers
2k views

Did John Doe manage to complete his 'masterpiece' in Se7en?

I recently watched David Fincher's 'Se7en' for a second time. I was thinking about the ending and I am kinda confused. So clearly John Doe (Kevin Spacey) has a plan of killing seven different people ...
3
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1answer
41 views

Explanation of the ending of Easy Rider

This is regarding the 1969 classic Easy Rider. I found the ending was abrupt and very quick. Although throughout the movie it has been shown how society dislikes and avoids hippies like Wyatt and ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Identify UK TV program mid 1970s - late 1980s about inner city school children visiting the coast

I'm looking for a TV program shown in the UK and produced by the BBC or then ITV (or one of its subsidiaries) concerning a trip to the coast by a group of inner city school children. All I can ...
2
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0answers
42 views

Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bet against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his right ...
0
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0answers
70 views

Looking for a title of an 80s film featuring a scene of a pickup truck being dropped through a barn roof

It was in the era of 'Romancing the Stone' and 'Jewel of the Nile'. I remember a man trying to escort a woman to "safety"? He was trying to convince her he was important, like a spy or something, and ...
1
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1answer
35 views

Why does Lone man say “I'm among no one”?

It's about a dialogue in Limits Of Control In the train Molecules (Japanese woman) says: Among us, there are those who are not among us. and the lone man replies: I'm among no one. Why ...
5
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3answers
206 views

Walter White cutting crust off the bread

I am re-watching Breaking Bad for 2nd time and I observed that the first time in whole series when Walter makes sandwich is to feed Krazy-8 in basement. At this instance, he gives sandwich with breads ...
2
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5answers
1k views

Ending of Shutter Island

In Shutter Island, it's hard to understand the ending because it's quite ambiguous. I think, a while before the ending of the movie Teddy confessed to Dr. Cawley as, he's Andrew Laeddis and he killed ...
6
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2answers
516 views

Why did Nick Nack switch sides?

In the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun, the bad guy Scaramanga has a dwarf manservant/accomplice named Nick Nack, played by Hervé Villechaize of later Fantasy Island fame. Late in the ...
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2answers
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Courtroom drama with supposedly innocent rapists, with plot twist

American courtroom drama from the 1980's There is this film, and I may actually be confusing it with another similar film (making this a double question) where someone is trying to prove the ...

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