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May
22
comment Why are most mobile phones set to vibrate in a TV series?
In Breaking Bad, especially, the phones were on vibrate because the characters were secretive. Most of the characters were, of course, breaking the law, or investigating it. For the most part, they wanted their conversations to remain unnoticed and private.
May
16
comment There is a scene in which an invisible man covered in bandages wearing a coat and hat goes into the reception of a hotel
This sounds alot like Hollow Man, where Kevin Bacon turns evil when he experiments with invisibility. IMDB summary indicates he rapes a neighbor, but nothing about a hotel receptionist.
May
14
comment How is Walter able to threaten Hank?
Yes, they would look down on him. A good investigator really should trust nobody. To exclude those closest to you as an impossibility lends credence that this investigator is not credible, and comes into an investigation biased. Either for-or-against, bias in an investigation implies poor skills.
May
14
comment How is Walter able to threaten Hank?
Hank was supposed to be some super drug-hunter. How would that look to his bosses if he confessed that his suspect, the KINGPIN of a major drug ring, was his brother-in-law, a confidante who regularly sat across the table at dinner, and drinks, and he DID NOT KNOW for nearly 2 years? How competent would he look as an investigator, as a leader of other investigators?
May
14
comment How choreographed/scripted is wrestling?
Also - see the Mickey Rourke movie - The Wrestler; it supports my theory that it is all theatre.
May
6
comment TV-Show (maybe Movie) where four fathers/forefathers was a plot point
My 2 cents - in movies, this is close to the plot in Mamma Mia!, and in TV, I rermember an episode of Dennis the Menace had a fore/four-fathers plot (or at least the joke).
Apr
19
comment What is the most remade movie story?
Well, 89 certainly, that imdb.com is aware of.
Apr
3
comment What's the purpose of people shouting “Hello” into the phone several times after they've clearly been disconnected?
@Catija - It's the internet - not everything will be true. A joke on top of a joke. Humor is lost when you need to explain too much.
Apr
3
comment What's the purpose of people shouting “Hello” into the phone several times after they've clearly been disconnected?
The script writer is paid by the word. "Hello?" -ching!, "Hello?" - ching!, "Hello?" - ching! - I count three chings! there = more money.
Mar
26
comment Are IMDB ratings objectively credible?
In all truth, ALL ratings are subjective; those that agree with you are clearly insightful, and all the rest are rubbish. The only rating worth anything is your own.
Mar
19
comment What is the significance of the game “Monument Valley” to House of Cards plot
I have played this game, and it requires a bit of out-of-the-box thinking to solve some problems. You may have to move walls, stairways, and walkways, (sometimes as a precursor) to allow your character through doors, passageways, and along cliffs. In other words, you have to be able to think many moves ahead. Sometimes you have to not only SEE the angles, but MAKE a few of your own - true politician-style.
Mar
18
comment Why do actresses really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI?
Commitment to the part?
Mar
16
comment In “The Amazing Race 16, Leg 11”, why did the show use the name “Garden Bridge” instead of “Waibaidu Bridge”?
The clues preparation are the responsibility of other production crew. Phil cannot be mean, since he doesn't make the clues, he only reveals them.
Mar
11
comment Why no children?
Probably the same reason I have no kids. I like OPKs well enough; just take them when you leave.
Mar
9
comment Kid's dog chewing on device that looks like a bone, turns out to be a bomb
This sounds like it would be an appropriate "Eerie Indiana" plot, or its sequel series, but I haven't seen them in years.
Mar
8
comment What is this movie about a prisoner kept in a cave with a bull and an old man?
Usually when a person describes a movie including Bull + Cave : think minotaur. Research into minotaur on imdb should yield results.
Mar
5
comment Why movie team release making of videos even though it destroys movie reality?
Because they deliver an attentive audience that watch the commercials and the shows that accompany them. The making-of shows are marketable, and so eagerly produced. The producers get what they want - fees from the networks who will show the specials, and networks get what they want - advertising fees. Advertising is the sole money making activity of a network, who sell the airtime to market products. The shows are merely the wrapping that keeps the viewing audience coming back. Anything to further the marketing activity is fair game.
Mar
4
comment Who recorded “The West Wing Theme”?
So you would accept an internet-at-large answer just because it was free? How do you know someone like me, who knows nothing at all about the theme song, was giving the answer you should have confidence in?
Mar
3
comment Why movie team release making of videos even though it destroys movie reality?
@BobbyAlexander - SPOILER!!! ;)
Feb
27
comment Who chooses the host for the Oscar show?
Seems like a thankless job. If your nominee for host does well, he/she gets the glory; if they bomb, they don't get called back next year, and you get canned.