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accepted Sketch comedy about the British class system
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comment Sketch comedy about the British class system
Sound like it. Thanks.
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Jan
30
comment Is the Unix operating system featured in Jurassic Park real?
@ChristianRau I did some work at some of those workstations a couple of years later. The 3D file browser was a good party trick, but nobody actually used it for work. The command line was simply faster.
Jan
29
comment How do they make horses fall down in war movies?
Related: movies.stackexchange.com/questions/2619/…
Jan
21
comment What was the name of Bilbo's sword?
Well, yes. But Bilbo gives it that name when he is fighting the spiders in the forest.
Dec
27
awarded  Yearling
Dec
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comment How accurate was the portrayal of Autism in Rain Man?
An issue here is that autism is not a simple condition with a uniform set of markers and behaviors. Do you want to know if the character could be representative of some autistic individual or something like the frequency of the depicted behaviors and oddities in the autistic (or autism spectrum) population? Or something else?
Dec
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comment Why did Neo have powers in the real world?
ObXKCD
Oct
31
comment Which film has the most direct sequels/prequels?
"however [the bond films] are generally regarded as standalone movies, not having any links between them" I don't know if I really buy that. The books they are taken from are certainly a series and there re other recurring characters.
Oct
27
comment Was the original Starship Troopers meant to be funny?
While I think that this reading is reasonable, Heinlein wrote an essay on his intent in writing the book and communism wasn't central in that report. Rather he writes that it was a paen to the sacrifice of the muddy booted foot soldier, and in particular to the volunteer soldier.
Aug
15
comment In Moonrise Kingdom, what is the scene after the chapel a parody of?
I liked the film rather more than some of Mr. Anderson's other work, but there is a degree to which every scene in one of Wes' films looks like every other scene in a Wes Anderson film. The man simply has a distinctive visual style.
Jul
15
comment Why is “Based on a True Story” used?
It means "not necessarily anything like the true story", but they don't want you to notice this.
Jul
9
comment Why did Blade Runner deviate from the source novel so significantly?
"Books and movies are different art forms" This, this, this! In particular a lot of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep takes place in the protagonists head. Now, it is possible to get some of that on screen (e.g. the handling of Golumn's internal conflict in LoTR) but it takes time and done poorly can ruin a movie.
Jun
23
comment How did they animate Merida's curly hair in Brave?
Its not just the hair, either...the soft matter physics in general was superb. Beautiful cloth in motion sequences for a multitude of different weights and textures. Wet cloth that looked right in general and in relation to the same material when it was dry. Absolutely fabulous.
Jun
9
revised Why did Roy let Deckard live?
speling
Jun
9
revised Why did Roy let Deckard live?
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