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This actually happens everytime somebody exits the car in the film (and in quite a few other films from the era too). There are two possible reasons for this: Firstly, Hitchcock did love his filming and it's highly possible he felt having the people exit via the passenger door gave him a better shot. In fact, some basic googling shows a general consensus ...


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This is not just particular to the movies, but also to the books. Tolkien intentionally chose to translate and transliterate Westron to English. From the Tolkien Gateway: According to Tolkien's fiction, Westron was the language spoken and understood by the protagonists of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Many names of characters and places, in the ...


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TvTropes calls this the OminouslyOpenDoor and files it as a death trope, meaning that usually the investigator will find a dead suspect or witness in the room: The good guys are having a hard time finding a lead for the current investigation. They find a possible culprit or a vital link in the investigation. The team gets an address and find the door ...


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This scene was meant to put a spotlight on Jobs' darker side, but the event never really happened. In a fact check, this scene was specifically mentioned: Take the movie's font scene. At an all-hands meeting, an employee dares to question Jobs’s choice of “adding pretty fonts” on the Lisa computer, the forerunner to the Macintosh, causing Jobs to fire ...


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Are you talking about Pietro Annigoni's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II? Here it is: It's actually visible quite clearly in other parts of the episode.


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No details were ever given in the show, but the implication was that Gus was part of the Pinochet government in Chile. See for confirmation this interview with the actor who played Gus: http://seriable.com/breaking-bad-giancarlo-esposito-reveals-gus-backstory-that-might-still-come-to-light/ which includes this: Gus was probably a guy who was a General ...


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Long shot here... Maybe the authors were interested in the idea of a code for underground worlds... Subway lines 1239 take you through NYC to Penn Station/ 34th Street (think Miracle on 34th Street - that other movie about whether Santa is real, which is referenced in the Santa Clause at one point when the children scream "Let him go! Let Santa go!"). ...


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Your reasoning makes sense if you take the same route back on which you came. However, in Sebastian's case, he made a complete trip around the globe twice, so he crossed the dateline twice without crossing it back in the opposite direction. Meanwhile, he forgot to set his watch back. JOHN: Two trips around the world this month. You didn’t ask his ...


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It has featured occasionally: Some examples are: Halloween on Spooner's Street (S09E04) - here is a video of it. Ready Willing and Disabled (S03E15) Wasted Talent (S02E20) - when Peter and Brian try and find the "golden ticket" to get entry to the Pawtucket Brewery they get drunk in the sun room. That's the episode the image above is from. Stewie ...


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Within the Comics (The Bendis versions at least, which is the most current run of GOTG), groot actually has bulbous, glowing areas as par of his anatomy: so there is a precedent for bioluminosity... By the look of the glowing spores he produces, it is probably to suggest that groot (being a plant) disperses his seeds as by driftseed. There are hundreds of ...


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I agree with the answer @atticae gave. But for anyone who is still confused, here is a sample set of steps that would lead to the watch showing the correct time, but being off by 2 days. Assume today is Wednesday. And all the travel below happens today (which is impossible, but it's simpler for this explanation). You get on a plane at 12:00 noon. When ...


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Here's the full text of the scene where the floor is introduced. SKYLER - Oh, my God, I love this floor.This feels fantastic. Can you control the temperature? TED- Yeah. There should be a switch right next to you there. It's a thermostat. SKYLER - Ted, this has gotta be the most amazing invention ever. TED - I know. Contractor ...


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I haven't watched the movie (either), but I'm sure the following snippets will help. From Associated Press: The $10,000 contributor, 45-year-old Canadian entrepreneur and currency exchange site XE.com co-founder Steven Dengler, ended up playing not a waiter (as the reward had advertised), but introducing a viral video with James Franco, who also ...


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Since it's not in the comics there's no explanation there where one would usually turn. It's not explained in the movie either. I also cannot find any official announcement from the movie creators explaining what they are. All these things mean it's down to interpretation, i.e. your question cannot be answered at this time. My interpretation is that a ...


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To summarise from Wikipedia, the story of My Fair Lady is as follows: The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a lady. In other words, taking a common girl and making her into a proper lady. The lines you refer to are the professor ...


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Johnny: "I have a cousin that's gay, by the way." Tim: "Most people do." Frankie (shouts): "Ready!" Johnny: "He's a really great guy." Tim: "I'm sure." Johnny: "He just found out he was gay a couple of months ago." Tim: "I'll look him up in the directory. Under the new listings." This dialog was while Johnny was waiting on ...


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You might mean the nanny's suicide in The Omen. She hangs herself from a building after shouting, "[Damien], it's all for you". The remake from 2006 faithfully reenacts the scene with the same dialogue (pic here) so you might mean that. Here is the scene from the original movie [Warning: disturbing]: ...


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The series writers made the character of Gustavo Fring a Chilean as it seemed to them general Pinochet was a frightening enough character to give a Mexican drug lord, Don Eladio pause before killing him. Unfortunately, the number of Afro-Chileans (the group from where Gustavo would have to be) are a repressed minority in Chile. Being a fascist and somewhat ...


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AFAIR this didn’t happen in the book. On Science Fiction & Fantasy SE, there is a similar question, and Jim Green answered: The ground collapsing under the orcs and not the humans was a visual effect added by Peter Jackson and his crew. So if it’s true that this wasn’t mentiond in any of Tolkien’s works, there can be no canonical answer whether ...


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To heck with it, I'm going to convert my comment to an answer: I'm pretty sure the marking is just some of the fabric of her dress that has come down from her shoulder. If you pause the scene just a few frames before your first image, you can see the same mark in that position. I assume that when they filmed the more close up shots they deliberately fixed ...


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According to this interview with the director Rodrigo Cortés, it's an illusion Murphy actually performs: After Murphy was cast, the actor hung out with a magician in Cortés’s native Spain and watched David Copperfield and Criss Angel’s shows in Las Vegas. Murphy learned a few tricks along the way, all of which he performs in the film, including a ...


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I believe he was asking for some confirmation that what he was saying was coming in loud and clear on the other end. He was wearing a wire designed to transmit his conversation to detectives who were listening in, and if the wire disengaged then wearing it was moot.


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It wasn't about why they couldn't get a permit, it's that they probably didn't even try because they thought it was stupid or didn't feel it was worth the effort. The event you are speaking of didn't happen when they couldn't get a permit (i.e. it's not like they were trying to get some kind of permit in this scene and the cops refused to grant it, and the ...


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We don't know. Ultimately though, it's irrelevant. If you look at the script before and after that line: Lefty: ...Whole time Sonny Black's in the can, the whole time... He's got a family, he's got a mistress. He's got a mistress for the mistress. I watched out for them, all of them. Me, I was the only one. Nobody else gave a fuck. He's ...


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You've obviously watched the Director's Cut, going by the questions you've asked. There are some differences in the script, including this section. To quote the relevant section from the original script: Lefty: Ain't no comparison. Cadillac got more acceleration, more power, more-- better handling, ...


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I think there was a scene like this in White Men Can't Jump. There were a lot of secondary basketball players in various scenes of that movie. One of them needed money to place a bet, so he put a stocking over his head (I think?) and ran into a store where the owner recognized him immediately, told him he knew him from when he was a kid, and kicked him out ...


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In my opinion this scene was part drama and part parody of overly dramatic evil character death scenes in movies. The scene implies that everything that Rat does was motivated by his love of cider, so we can safely assume that he was being paid in cider for guarding the cellar. It's not that the cider was something he couldn't get a hold of, it was ...


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The language spoken is the Black Speech, which Tolkien described as thus: The Black Speech was not intentionally modeled on any style, but was meant to be self consistent, very different from Elvish, yet organized and expressive, as would be expected of a device of Sauron before his complete corruption. It was evidently an agglutinative language. ...


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Some facts don't match too well, but concentrating on "a woman bound in the baggage section" and "a bomb", I'd still try with 2005's Flight Plan: The husband of aviation engineer Kyle Pratt has just died in Berlin. Now she is flying back to New York with his coffin and their six-year-old daughter Julia. Three hours into the flight Kyle awakens to find ...



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