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Who kills the priest's dog?

In John Michael McDonagh's wonderful philosophical black comedy Calvary, a good priest receives a death threat during a confessional giving him a week to sort out his affairs. During the course of ...
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Why is the purple wedding called purple wedding?

I get why the red wedding is called the red wedding but i do not get why the purple wedding is called the purple wedding. Which thing defined the color purple? The clothes were not (dominating) ...
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Is Pikachu's gender ever confirmed?

I was recently having a discussion about Pokémon, and it came up that none of us were sure whether Ash's Pikachu in the series was male or female. Some (myself included) always thought it was male, ...
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Movie About “Dark Side Of Moon” From 90s & 80s

I am trying to identify a movie about secret alien (technological) life on dark side of Moon; as I remember it was all like in a technological form, a secret lab or something like that in moon from ...
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1answer
36 views

Looking for a movie about a child-like alien?

I rented this movie (or rather my parents rented) from a local video store when I was a kid. It's either late seventies or an eighties movie and all I can remember is rather vague! There's this ...
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1answer
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Closing credits for Brave: subtle nods towards Tangled and Frozen?

The Frozen Theory is fascinating, and very interesting, but this question is not about that. Anyway, in the Brave end credits there seems to be quite a few six-pointed sun symbols shown in the ...
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What was Jon Snow's mother's name?

I have seen all the episode so far released. I haven't read books though. In season one before leaving to King's Landing Ned Stark tells Jon Snow that he will tell him his mother's name next time ...
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Why doesn’t Carrie tell Saul that Brody can trick the lie detector?

In season 1 of Homeland, Carrie knows that Brody can trick the lie detector, because of the last question (she has slept with him, he lies about it, but the lie detector doesn’t recognize it as ...
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Who or what are White Walkers?

In Game of Thrones there are some creatures who are found north of the wall called White Walkers. Who are these White Walkers and what do they actually do to their prey or victims? Are they evil ...
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Is there life after death? Comedy sketch

Trying to find a comedy sketch film from the late 70's, not sure of the name but remember a scene where a voice questions "do you believe in life after death?" Then a couple are sat at a table eating ...
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0answers
72 views

Is there significance behind the visions in Enemy?

There are a lot of weird visions about spiders in Enemy (2013) and I was wondering if that signified something about the character?
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3answers
644 views

2 questions about “Cast Away”

I have two question about the movie Cast Away: After a few days in the island, Chuck Noland's body was full of injuries and wounds. Why didn't any of them get infected? What is the meaning of the ...
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Identify a movie about home invasion [on hold]

Saw a film couple years back, lady gets home invaded by a couple of mexican immigrants. Gets shotgun to head near end. Sound familiar?
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1answer
73 views

Did Kili try to steal something from Tauriel?

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug when the dwarfs were imprisoned by elves, Kili talks about the talisman (which was given to him by his mother) to Tauriel. During the conversation, the talisman ...
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0answers
162 views

Are the events depicted in FX's Fargo TV series really true?

The first episode of FX's Fargo series begins with the disclaimer- THIS IS A TRUE STORY. The events depicted took place in Minnesota in 2006. At the request of the survivors, the names have ...
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1answer
56 views

Who is blowing the horn?

Whenever the white walkers come, they said that they blow horns. They blow once for fellow rangers, twice for wildlings/foes and three times for "the others" but I don't get it, who exactly is ...
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2answers
52 views

How does the Doctor go to Gallifrey in “Day of the Doctor”?

It has been said earlier that TARDIS cannot travel to another universe, but the Doctor travels to the TARDIS proff area by taking his TARDIS to the painting which is actually a pocket universe where ...
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Why is killing Slade Wilson so hard for Oliver?

I have been wondering, why can't Oliver kill Slade Wilson (aka. Deathstroke) and be with it. I know the producer don't want that but what has Slade got against Oliver Queen that he cannot kill him, ...
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1answer
96 views

What is the meaning/symbolism behind the spider, when Jesse and Saul are waiting for Walt?

In the middle of the episode entitled "Confessions", Jesse and Saul are waiting to meet Walt somewhere in the desert. As they are standing next to their car, the camera brings up a close shot of a big ...
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2answers
1k views

How do they shoot Dual-Roles where camera is moving or both characters interact?

I was wondering how they shoot dual-roles in movies and after searching found an answer; I knew some of this before, but I have seen movies where: The Camera is moving. The actor is shaking hands ...
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1answer
99 views

What was the relevance of the tea?

In The Escape Artist there's an in reference to tea which I don't understand. When acting as Liam Foyle's defence Maggie Gardner drinks some tea which he asks about. Foyle: What tea is that? ...
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2answers
207 views

By whom and why was Winterfell castle put on fire?

In S02E10 of Game of Thrones, we see the 20 men from Greyjoy army knock out Theon Greyjoy, also stabbing Luwin. And then they leave the castle gagging Theon. The Stark's ally forces were on their way ...
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5answers
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How could Andy Dufresne do so much after his escape without being caught?

At the end of The Shawshank Redemption, Andy Dufresne escapes from the prison in the night, then during the next day he uses his fake identity and runs several banks, gets a convertible car and makes ...
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3answers
111 views

What is this movie that features a “moon pool”?

A moon pool is a chamber, e.g. on an underwater habitat or a submarine, that allows access to the water. I am trying to think of a movie that features one. I remember reading about one in the Michael ...
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1answer
52 views

Is there any hint as to why Jerry needs the money?

The plot of the Coen brothers brilliant black comedy Fargo revolves around Jerry Lundegaard's desperate need for some large sum of money. Is there any hint at all as to why he needs it or how he ...
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52 views

Actor Comcast/Xfinity commercial

What is the name of this actor currently appearing in the Comcast/Xfinity "less waiting" advertisement?
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Stock Footage of Alan Shepard in The Right Stuff?

In The Right Stuff (1983) lots of stock footage is used. There's one scene in particular that I'm pretty sure uses stock footage. But I'd like a confirmation. It's the scene when Alan Shepard is about ...
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1answer
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Identify a 70's TV show…

Back in the 70's there was a short lived adenveture series, in which Earth was almost destroyed after a nuclear disaster... 3 people (1 elderly, a young man and a young woman, and a monkey) rode along ...
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1answer
94 views

Was The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus a Suicide Note? [on hold]

The question which I am asking could spoil the ending of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. I strongly, very strongly believe that this movie was the Suicide Note of Heath Ledger. So, the question ...
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2answers
124 views

Why aren't all the werewolves turning at the same time?

In the Vampire Diaries S02E21, The Sun Also Rises, when Klaus's main werewolf turns, why doesn't Kyle himself and his backup werewolf also turn at the same time?
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Manga Video collection The Guyver [migrated]

I'm not sure this is the right Q&A for this but please hear me out, I'm trying to locate this series on the internet to put a price tag on them. I am pretty sure I have the full series of The ...
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1answer
77 views

Two men held the third at gunpoint - image inside [on hold]

Which movie is this? The guy in the middle is (MAYBE!) John Heard (det. Vin from The Sopranos) - http://i.imgur.com/1mHKVt6.png?1
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2answers
718 views

What is first Bollywood film having sequel/prequel?

What is the first Bollywood film to have sequel or prequel ? The oldest i got to found out is Nigahen: Nagina Part II. But i think there should be more older then this.
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3answers
409 views

What if there was no storm?

Relating to this question: Explain the exploding pipe in The Shawshank Redemption. In that scene Andy is timing his strikes on the sewage line to the match the lightning strikes (shouldn't it be the ...
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0answers
92 views

After ship accident, some people live on an island, not knowing that there is a town behind a big hill

The film is about a man who suggested the doctor to go in a trip. He traveled by ship. At night the ship suffered a disaster. He and other people are rescued on a desert island. On the island lived ...
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1answer
56 views

Animated cartoon series with entire civilization living in the center of the earth

Which animated cartoon series is this? It was from late 80s or early 90s featuring an entire civilization living either beneath the surface of the Earth or right in the center. The only thing I ...
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78 views

Identify a softcore film from 1972

I was six or seven, and I only remember bits of this film. Early seventies, possibly 1972. Some erotic scenes, nudity, but nothing hardcore. There's a death in the sea. Someone falls from a small ...
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1answer
58 views

Looking for the title of a movie in the style of The NeverEnding Story

The main character was a boy who finds himself in another world, where a struggle for the kingdom is ongoing. I remember that he is subjected to a series of tests, including a dilemma (to test the ...
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6answers
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How did the FBI get Jordan's note to Donnie?

In The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), how did the FBI get the yellow note that Jordan gave to Donnie toward the end of the movie? There was no mention of it after that or any explanation and nothing ...
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1answer
169 views

Surreal corporate apocalypse comedy movie

I recently watched the beginning of Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, featuring a short called "The Crimson Permanent Assurance". This film short instantly reminded me of a clip from a movie I saw ...
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1answer
112 views

The three note danger idiom

There is a three note idiom that has appeared in SEVERAL theatrical releases (comedies) recently that indicates danger. I do not know the notes, but it goes "dum dum DUM", and the viewer knows ...
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7answers
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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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Was Nick Fury treated with GH-325?

During Captain America: The Winter Soldier... Nick Fury recovers from multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen within a relatively short space of time. Whilst we are shown him in an injured but stable ...
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Is it possible to tell who is who in each scene?

After reading the answer to this question: Why doesn't Borden know which knot he tied?, in which Angler was told by the wrong twin which knot resulted in his wife's death. Is it possible to tell ...
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1answer
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How does Smaug know about the Ring?

I recently watched The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. In the movie, there is one shot where Bilbo enters the Lonely Mountain to find the Arkenstone and accidentally awakens Smaug. There is a ...
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Why was Harry's condition so different from his father's?

In the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Harry learns about his genetic illness when his father is dying. A few scenes later he's clearly struggling and later in the film he's very ill. However his father is ...
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7answers
6k views

What was the deal with the crazy Major at Fort Hays?

After Lieutenant Dunbar survives his suicide attempt in the beginning and gets decorated, he stops at Fort Hays to get his orders to go to the Frontier signed by Major Fambrough. After signing the ...
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3answers
124 views

Where do Sam & Dean get money from?

I was watching Supernatural yesterday, and Dean bribed a motel clerk to get some info about vampires. Then it hit me, where do they get money? I am aware that Dean was a construction worker in the ...
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3answers
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Who is the serial killer in Memories of Murders?

Is it known who is the killer after the ending scene? The former detective looked very intense, as if he finally understood who was the serial killer, but it's not very clear. Also, is the actor ...
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1answer
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Help identifying a comedy WWII movie set in Europe?

I saw a a comedy WWII movie on MTV in Hungary once and have never been able to find out what it was. I'd appreciate any identification. Basically, the plot consists of three guys (who seem to be ...

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