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Do I need to watch all James Bond movies starring Daniel Craig before watching Skyfall to understand the plot and characters?

Do I need to watch all James Bond movies starring Daniel Craig before watching Skyfall to understand the plot and characters?
3
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3answers
1k views

What does Nux say?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, right before the scene when Nux what does he say? It was a short line and I think it had the word "men" or something.
0
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2answers
33 views

sun setting in the south

In the last 5 minutes of San Andreas, there are at least 2 shots where the camera looks down the length of the Golden Gate Bridge (in San Francisco), and the sun is setting over the hills past it. The ...
17
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7answers
11k views

How does Clarice know “Jack Gordon” was actually the real Buffalo Bill?

In The Silence of the Lambs, Mr. Crawford told Agent Starling the subject's name is Jamie Gumb, also known as John Grant and traced out the place of the subject. But she went to Jack Gordon's house. ...
3
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2answers
2k views

Movie where author writes the life of some guy?

A few years ago, I remember something about a movie where an author is writing a book (or movie) and, as she writes it, the plot comes to life in a random guy's life? Sorry for the vagueness, but I ...
2
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0answers
10 views

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! ...
2
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1answer
122 views

What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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1answer
142 views

Why does 'The Wolf of Wall Street' contain so many nude scenes?

Recently I watched 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and was quite disturbed by the many naked/nude scenes. They seemed a little unecessary to me, as they could as well have been shot as legs alone or similar ...
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1answer
46 views

Horror movie about people trapped in a chateau/castle and one got hung in fireplace

I watched this movie more than 25 years ago. There are a bunch of people trapped in a house/castle. They get killed one by one. One of them dies because someone/something ties her and hangs her in ...
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1answer
30 views

TheThing?. a70s movie( I think)

Does anyone remember this movie? It was old but still out in the 70s 'Re Thing'? Not sure about title, this is the scene I remember it had gotten into a theatre and there was chaos of everyone ...
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0answers
11 views

Why do child labor laws apply to developing countries but not in movies and tv [duplicate]

Developed countries strict the child labor laws in developing countries, while the child labor allowed in movies and TV. Why?
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0answers
19 views

looking for a movie tile [on hold]

What is the name of the movie that has a child asking questions and the street light answers by blinking?
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0answers
29 views

Looking for animated film with a child who sees their father killed with a morning star

I've been scratching my head with this one for a few days now. I remember an animated movie which I watched sometime as a child (so it's at least 7-8 years old probably more). Here are the scenes I ...
1
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0answers
34 views

Looking for 40+ year-old film about humans rediscovering Earth

I saw this movie 40 plus years ago about humans that discover a blue planet and develop a mission sending a spaceship to investigate. They have some issues during the long journey and a mutiny breaks ...
0
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1answer
13 views

Kids names in Empire (TV show)

In the TV Series Empire, Lucious, which seems to be Christian name, had children with his ex-wife, Cookie, not sure what kind of a name that is. Their kids have names - Hakeem and Jamal, both of which ...
1
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1answer
25 views

Italian movie, a large olive oil pot and boat trip to a floating island

About 35 years ago (+/- 5 years), I saw an Italian movie on television that made a strong impact on me (a small child back then). I'm not really much into movies but I've been asking around and ...
2
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0answers
24 views

Publisher/editor becomes paranoid and ends up killing someone, discovers he is living a story written by his assistant

A few years ago I watched a movie that opens with a somewhat arrogant editor/publisher type guy who keeps promising to get around to reading his assistant/secretary's manuscript, but never does. Some ...
1
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1answer
34 views

Why hasn't Team Machine told Control who was really behind Vigilance?

In the finale of Season 3 of Person of Interest, it was revealed to Team Machine and to the audience that Decima Technologies was behind Vigilance, and that they planned the bombing in the courtroom. ...
0
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2answers
62 views

Why was Mal's projection in limbo?

In Inception, how did Cobb know Mal would be in limbo? She was a projection, not a real person. When Arthur explains the rules for limbo, or anywhere else in the movie, there is nothing to indicate ...
6
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2answers
11k views

Why does Dr. Lamar go along with Vincent's deception

At the end of Gattaca, the dialog is pretty clear that Dr. Lamar, who does all the urine-based genetic verification, has a son who admires Vincent's persona as Jerome and that clearly is the reason he ...
1
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1answer
37 views

What does Bromantic comedy genre mean?

I heard that writing a bromantic comedy is the trendy business in many parts of the world including India. But what is Bromantic?
3
votes
1answer
69 views

Would Dr Hannibal Lecter allow himself to be a consultant with Clarice if Miggs hadn't behaved improperly to her?

In The Silence of the Lambs while Clarice first comes to visit Dr Lecter for his assistance, he drives Clarice away. But seems to change his mind when he sees Miggs (the next cell prisoner of Dr ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Looking for 80s/90s Sci-Fi TV show about an alien with a small flying friend

I saw a live action TV show when I was a kid and I can not remember the title and I only have vague memories of it. It was running at the end of the 80s, beginning of 90s. It is a science-fiction ...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

Soldier unexpectedly returning from war

I saw this movie on Danish television in 1980, so I guess it's from 1979 or earlier. Language: English. Country: Probably US, might be Canadian. Plot: A mother and her young teenage son miss their ...
0
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0answers
29 views

What is the name of the ghost town horror movie?

What is the movie where a group of people goes to an old ghost town. There are only buildings at that place. They ate fingers like sausages, but they were fingers. Ghosts are at the patrol station. ...
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0answers
19 views

Girl draws mangas and ends up in Japan as a high-class prostitute?

I saw this particular movie about 7-10 yrs ago and these are the only thing I remember. The main character was very talented in drawing manga style art.
0
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0answers
29 views

Has a guy in a shiny metallic samurai warrior costume bopping along in a nightclub

I recently stayed at a Mantra Hotel at the end of April 2015, and on the movie channel trailers (pay per view), there was a trailer for an Asian film, that almost looked like a music video. All I can ...
2
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2answers
188 views

Sci-fi movie where people change personalities every 24 hours

It's kind of an old movie, definitely before 2009 I'd say and it's something like: alien race created a small town where people live and every 24 hours they change personalities? Like exchange who ...
0
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0answers
44 views

What was the two guys' relationship in the suits?

In Snowpiercer there were two guys in suits (the one in the blue suit, and the one in the grey suit, one was young and one was old). In the beginning, the one in the blue suit was lying on the guy ...
0
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0answers
43 views

Why the two guys are so much determined in killing the Korean girl?

In Snowpiercer the two men who were wearing suits (one in the blue suit with black hair, and one in the grey with white hair), they both really wanted to kill the Korean girl, Why?
3
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1answer
37 views

a parent, who may be a poet dies, and children(?) go through a manuscript

In this movie (possibly international*), an old parent (probably a father) dies (or is dying) and somewhat estranged children (grown adults) come to deal with the situation. The parent had been a ...
1
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1answer
47 views

Movie with a terrorist group named “black panthers”

I see this movie 20 years ago on regional TV. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD There is a black policeman who investigates a terrorist action committed by a sort of "black panther" group. A friend of this ...
0
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0answers
23 views

How / Where can I find “Das letzte U-Boot” movie with English subtitles? [on hold]

I've searched the Internet and online DVD collections and couldn't find any video or DVD for Das letzte U-Boot (The last U-Boot) with English subtitles. Isn't there any version of Das letzte U-Boot ...
1
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1answer
30 views

Ending of Eden Lake

I just watched the movie Eden Lake (2008). It has a very sad and disturbing ending. The bad guy who killed Steve and also burned Adam alive for his disobedience doesn't get any punishment but the lady ...
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0answers
28 views

Movie with black vigilantes

The movie is about a black vigilante gang who start to clean the ghetto from pushers, prostitution pimps and so on. I remember only two scenes. The first: A man of the gang tells to other man, ...
13
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2answers
4k views

Why did Polar Express make me feel queasy?

I enjoy most animations but the film Polar Express just made me so uncomfortable that I couldn't get past the first 10 minutes. It's just plain creepy. I have no issues with Shrek, Toy Story, Robots ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Movie with a drug dealer chasing his brother and wife

I saw this movie 20 years ago, on a regional TV. I remember only few scenes, there are two brothers, one is a honest man, the other is a drug dealer who sells heroin for a gang. One day he gives (of ...
1
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0answers
17 views

iZombie or Forever viewers: Do you remember this conversation: “I don't answer without provocation.”?

I don't remember which TV show it was. It's probably iZombie or Forever. One of the earlier episodes (episode 1 through 5 is my best guess) There's a conversation between the main character (either ...
2
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2answers
1k views

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Extremis shown is a post Iron Man 3 version of virus or pre?

In the first episode it is indicated that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. happens after The Avengers, but the first episode also has Extremis in it. So is it a pre Iron Man 3 version of Extremis or post? I ...
4
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1answer
54 views

A possible Donnie Darko reference to 2002

Donnie Darko the film features a recurring scene consisting of fast-cut composition of various overlaying elements atop a large pupil. One of these elements appears to be a stack trace/core dump for ...
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0answers
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Early 2000s Animax show with a boy wearing only a dirty vest?

Does someone remember an anime show that was broadcast on Animax around 2004. It featured a boy who used to wear only a dirty vest and there was a war, something like this. Does it ring a bell?
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1answer
87 views

How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
1
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1answer
53 views

How does Ellen Degeneres manage such exorbitant giveaways?

I have been watching The Ellen DeGeneres Show for quite a long time. Simply a heart-warming show that touches people's lives in many ways. I know the show has plenty of sponsors but giving a $100,000 ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

American movie from late 2000, a young girl and and old man go about killing people

There're two main characters: a young girl who hates people around her because of their careless..or..ignorance. She so much hates this one particular girl from her school who stars in reality show, ...
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0answers
35 views

How does ADR work?

How does ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement) work? There's an entry in Wikipedia that says what it is (essentially actors dubbing their lines in post production, sometimes requiring several takes) ...
4
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2answers
549 views

Why does Cosima Niehaus need glasses?

In the TV series Orphan Black, if all of the women played by Tatiana Maslany are portrayed as being clones, why does Cosima Niehaus need/wear glasses? Should they all be identical in this respect? ...
3
votes
1answer
474 views

Alien mask gives a teenager an exoskeleton and superpowers

I watched this movie sometime in the 90s. It’s about a teen who finds an alien mask, and when he puts it on it covers his body with an exoskeleton and gives him super powers. The only way to defeat ...
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2answers
1k views

What is this device in Iron Man 2? [closed]

In Iron Man 2, there is a device on Pepper's desk in her office room. What is the name of this device? Is this device has a special name? (right of the flowers)
0
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1answer
90 views

Looking for film about a mathematician and his daughter

I can't for the life of me recall what the title is of this movie. I do recall it being about a brilliant mathematician and his daughter following in his footsteps. I remember a scene of her talking ...
7
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2answers
1k views

How can a mechanic tell if sugar was added to the fuel tank?

In King Pin (1996), during the first scenes we see the protagonist having trouble with his car, so he takes it to a mechanic. The mechanic wastes no time spotting the problem. He even dips his ...

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