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Why was Hodor renamed in the TV show?

In the Song of Ice and Fire books, we learn early on that Hodor's real name is Walder. However, in Season 6 episode 02 of Game of Thrones, we learn in a flashback that his name is Wylis. There are ...
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Was the development of Lockout influenced by Escape from New York?

When looking at the story of Lockout there are a few similarities to John Carpenter's Escape from New York, putting a badass convict onto an unwanted mission to rescue the president (or his daughter ...
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1answer
28 views

Does Bellatrix fear Harry after Cruciatus curse?

In The Order of the Phoenix, Harry casts the Cruciatus curse at Bellatrix Lestrange after she kills Sirius Black. She's knocked off her feet, and before she gets back up, she is shown to be whimpering ...
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Why does Steve/Amanda die from child birthing complications?

In "Switched" (1991), the main character Steve, who finds himself in Goldie Hans body after being murdered and given a second chance, is impregnated after a night of drinking. While in a mental ...
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Were Goldie's legs highlighted or enhanced?

In 1991's Switched, a tale of a murdered man resurrected as a woman, Goldie Han plays the main characters female persona. In this movie, she is incapable of walking in heels, having never done it as a ...
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Which movie does this image belongs to?

Ive been told to watch a movie but I can't seem to remember its name.
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4k views

Where did this guy's body go?

In "...And the bag's in the river" (episode 3 of the first season): But we're not shown what happens to the body? Did Walt use the acid trick again?
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371 views

What happened to Connie?

In the Independence Day movie, David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum) went YEARS after his divorce from Connie without removing the wedding ring, and he couldn't get her off his mind! In Independence Day 2:...
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3answers
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What is happening in the last scene?

At the end of Warrior, just after Brendan taps Tommy, he talks to his coach Frank (probably asking him to say something to his wife, Tess). Then it seems like he is talking to some agent of some kind, ...
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1answer
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What is the meaning of physical pain in “Fight Club”?

Physical pain is a common motif throughout Fight Club. The members of Fight Club and Tyler all revel in what most people try to avoid. They fight until they have serious injuries that require them to ...
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5answers
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How did Smiley know he could trust a certain person?

This question can be based on either the 2011 film of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" with Gary Oldman, or the 1979 BBC series with Alec Guinness. How did Smiley know he could trust Toby Esterhase? ...
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magical rings and fight between boy and an a man

I want to ask about a movie. story line a young boy with magical ring fighting adult man who wants to complete his set of two or three ring. boy lose the fight but he discovered power in himself and ...
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1answer
236 views

Is it possible to destroy the Morphing Grid?

In Power Rangers there have been various occasions where Rangers lose their powers. A few that stick out is the Might Morphin' Rangers when their Zords are destroyed prior to the Ninja Quest episodes, ...
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What's a good film with a shock twist at the end? [on hold]

Looking for a type of film that would have a twist ending like The Usual Suspects, Oldboy, Donnie Darko or The Sixth Sense. Any recommendations?
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1answer
34 views

Old comedic movie possible late 70's Japanese boy and his bodyguard lead role

I'm looking for a movie that I saw when I was a child and that I have never heard of again or met anyone who saw it. It was an old comedic movie, possibly from the late 70's. It was about Japanese ...
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3answers
73k views

What does the ending of the movie “Coherence” mean?

In the ending of the movie Coherence, we see that It would really be helpful to get a clear answer here!
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2answers
2k views

Explanation for the ending of Super 8

Can someone explain the ending of Super 8 to me by helping out with the following queries? What caused all the metal to be attracted towards the water tower? Why in the world did the military leave ...
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2answers
6k views

Do the film makers make the little kids cry?

I was watching Breaking Bad : End Times S4EP12 and there's this scene where Walter's family moves to Hank's house for security and the little kid Holly (probably few months old) cries while the family ...
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2answers
4k views

Why didn't Maleficent grow her wings back?

We saw that Maleficent can turn a bird into human/dragon etc. She is so powerful that she can grow tree wall within seconds. She can curse a girl so strongly that she even can't break her own curse. ...
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1answer
728 views

Identify this Punjabi film about 1984's Anti-Sikh riots?

I remember a Punjabi (Indian) movie about 1984's anti-Sikh riots. The hero helps terrorists to stay in their house for a night (Because the terrorists are having weapons and he doesn't have any other ...
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1answer
371 views

Why are the festivals misordered in the movie Baghban?

Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini are separated right after Holi (remember Amitabh singing Holi khele Raghubeera?). They are said to be separated for six months, ie from March to September. Within ...
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2answers
4k views

In the Film Red who shoots Joe as he leaves Dunning's house?

While Joe and frank are at Dunning's house, the FBI (or maybe the CIA, or maybe both!?) surrounds them. Victoria tells them they are surrounded and there is no clean exit, but she can cover them to ...
2
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1answer
82 views

Why did Stiles share his secret with Ms. Morrell in season 2?

Near the end of season 2 in Teen Wolf (TV Series), Stiles shared the story of his friends with Ms. Morrell, even the secrets he never told to anyone else. So why did he share it with a person like ...
2
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2answers
105 views

Are Hanson and Penhall confirmed dead?

The movie remake of 21 Jumpstreet is comedy that suspends reality quite a bit in some cases. So even though the character played by Johnny Depp and Peter Deluise seemed to receive fatal wounds is it ...
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4answers
3k views

Why does General Zod need armor in the Man of Steel film?

General Zod seems like he's wearing substantial armor in the Man of Steel trailers. Is that something that rips off when he receives the first Kryptonian punch, is it tougher than human armor because ...
11
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1answer
652 views

How did Pulp Fiction spawn Travolta's comeback?

If you were to analyze the popularity surge Travolta earned after doing Pulp Fiction, how would it breakdown? He did a great job in the movie and his character was very entertaining; but all the ...
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0answers
26 views

What is the origin of the Canadian Girlfriend trope?

Its a common occurrence in various stories that a character who wishes to impress their friends will claim to have a girlfriend living in Canada. Obviously this works since it is far enough away to ...
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2answers
4k views

What is the meaning of “Fifty Shades of Grey”?

In the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, the protagonist was named Christian Grey. So was the title of the movie related to the protagonist? Is there some deeper meaning to the title?
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Significance of the air dancers in Nightcrawler

At one point in the film Nightcrawler, the scene is a morning in Los Angeles, possibly the only morning scene in the film where the hero is not watching television. Plotwise, the scene is positioned ...
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0answers
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What stops government from turning off the feeds?

The two warring AIs in Person Of Interest rely on NSA government surveillance feeds for their ability to predict terrorist and criminal activity. Samaritan relies on the feeds to control and ...
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1answer
126 views

What deal does Finch make with H.R. In “Person of Interest”?

In Season 1 Episode 19 of "Person of Interest", Elias kidnaps Carter's son, so Finch goes to Officer Simmons, who is part of H.R., a group of corrupt cops who are working with Elias at the time. The ...
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2answers
64 views

What was the reason for the Guardian's change?

In the movie Warcraft, the Guardian is shown as corrupt, but they didn't show when he is corrupted! If he is evil from the beginning, why did he help the humans at the first encounter with orcs, in ...
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4answers
8k views

Why did Melisandre ask Jon Snow if he's a virgin?

In Game of Thrones S05E01 "The Wars to Come", Melisandre and Jon Snow had this conversation as they were on their way to the top of the Wall: Melisandre: Are you a virgin? Jon Snow: No. ...
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5answers
6k views

Why didn't Jor-el and Lara leave Krypton with their son?

I remember a brief comment by Jor-el in Man of Steel saying their fate was linked to Krypton but what does that mean? Why didn't he or Lara accompany their son? As the greatest scientist on Krypton ...
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0answers
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Strip poker game ends with attempted suicide

I remember watching it in the first half of 1990s. It might have been a full length movie, a short film (around one hour?) or maybe even an episode of a show (I did see it on TV). The movie had a ...
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3answers
3k views

Why is Pulp Fiction told in a non-linear manner?

Why was Pulp Fiction constructed in a non-linear manner? What is the main reason for it?
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2answers
191 views

Did what happened to Gwen Stacy meant to make place for Mary Jane?

Gwen Stacy dies in the arms of Peter Parker the Spiderman in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Did she have to die, so that Mary Jane would be back on the next sequel? They would not have to shoot ...
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4answers
3k views

Ending of Silent Hill

I have recently watched Silent Hill again, but I couldn't really understand it's ending. Rose and Sharon seem to be forever trapped within the foggy dimension, but neither of them seems to be really ...
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6answers
45k views

Is Victor Creed from “X-men Origins: Wolverine” actually Sabretooth?

First of all, I have limited knowledge about X Men Comics and that too is from watching the movies. Is there any relation between the character of Victor Creed from X-Men Origins: Wolverine and ...
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1answer
108 views

What is this movie that includes bugs coming out of jewels/gems and eating people? [on hold]

I am looking for the title of a movie that follows a group of people in the desert, looking for something. They come upon some jewels with bugs inside, and the bugs break out and start devouring the ...
8
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3answers
2k views

Are they going to start a new trilogy of Spider-Man once again?

I was reading Wikipedia's entry on the 2012 movie The Amazing Spider-Man to find out about the next movie in the franchise. It says that there were plans for a third movie but it is cancelled now, and ...
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10answers
17k views

How did Murph know about Edmunds?

During the end of Interstellar Murph says to her father to go seek Brand as she is all alone on their "new planet". How could Murph know that Wolf Edmunds was dead?
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0answers
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I remember a movie where there were 2 men stranded in the church [on hold]

I remember a movie where there were 2 men stranded in the church because their car was broken, then another car like for rent car came but still its not working when they tried to drive it.
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0answers
22 views

Why did Marvel reboot Spider-Man again? [duplicate]

I am not much learned in the Marvel Universe and it's interwoven stories. But a question arises, nonetheless that the original Spider-man series was good, great in fact! But then why did Marvel ...
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0answers
22 views

The flash cast for Justice League movie [on hold]

Is Ezra Miller suitable for the role of The Flash in the Justice League movies, or Grant Gustin would have been a better choice?
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2answers
8k views

Why do TV comedy programs have laugh tracks?

In the early days of TV people used to go to theaters and enjoy vaudeville where there was a live audience. TV programs in the early days were mostly recorded in front of a live audience so the ...
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0answers
46 views

Live action show with a magic world and talking sunflower

I'm looking for a TV show I used to watch on VHS. It starred a few kids and they went into this magical land. In this land was a talking sunflower that greeted the kids and she also told them when it ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

How did the tapes falling scene in the train trigger Ed Warren to check the tape?

Exactly what was the significance of the tapes falling scene in The Conjuring 2 or what led Ed Warren to check the tape in the train? What was the significance of the falling tapes from the luggage?
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3answers
620 views

Why did Voldemort have to kill Harry Potter's parents?

Why did Lord Voldemort kill Harry Potter's parents? I have watched the movie series only, is there something mentioned in the books about the reason for this act?
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0answers
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Trying to find the title of a “famous” amateur film

Greetings and felicitations, A number of years ago, I saw a home movie from the 1950s or 60s, where a man films the box opening of a multi-track recorder for his (I think it was super8 but it might ...

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