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a fan of smart sci-fi movies and other intelligent films, as well as classic TV shows from the 80s and 90s, plus some of today's TV fare


May
12
comment Why did Jose give Cole the gun?
@atticae, young Cole was indeed at the airport when the redheaded scientist opened the first virus vial at the baggage check. The movie does not explain why young Cole was not infected. I've always assumed he (and other survivors) were spared just by randomness -- perhaps some sort of mutation that made them immune, or perhaps they just got lucky and didn't inhale the same toxic air particles that claimed others around them.
May
10
answered Why did Marcellus Wallace throw Tony Rocky Horror out of a window?
May
7
comment In “Flight” could the early trouble with turbulence have led to the crash?
+1 Thanks for insight. I just updated question to ask if either the maneuvers OR the turbulence itself could have caused later failure and crash.
May
7
revised In “Flight” could the early trouble with turbulence have led to the crash?
added 38 characters in body
May
7
asked In “Flight” could the early trouble with turbulence have led to the crash?
May
7
revised What year was “Flight” supposed to have taken place?
added 388 characters in body
May
7
awarded  Popular Question
May
5
asked Was Omar really an informant?
May
2
comment Translating the Jive dialogue
Why not include the subtitles for the last few lines? Second Jive Dude: What it is, big mama? My mama no raise no dummies. I dug her rap! [Ma'am, I'm not stupid. I understand what she just said.] Jive Lady: Cut me some slack, Jack! Chump don' want no help, chump don't GET da help! [Give me a break! If you don't want help, I won't help you!] First Jive Dude: Say 'e can't hang, say seven up! [Damn, she implied that he didn't understand!] Jive Lady: Jive-ass dude don't got no brains anyhow! Shiiiiit. [Nevermind. He's stupid, anyway.]
May
2
comment Translating the Jive dialogue
+1 great question! IMHO this is one of the best comedy scenes of all time. "Oh, stewardess? I speak jive." LMAO!
Apr
22
comment What was the purpose of Candie's handshake in Django Unchained?
I would guess the "grabbing it in a certain spot" is a reaction to Candie's grabbing it "full fisted." In other words, Schultz was so disgusted by Candie that he minimized his contact with the pen Candie just man-handled.
Apr
22
asked Is “Oblivion” somehow linked to “Moon”?
Apr
19
awarded  Famous Question
Apr
19
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
18
comment What game is it Bond can't afford to play?
what was she referring to when she said "Shall we?" seems like a key to answering this question
Apr
12
answered “No Country for Old Men”, why is it called so?
Apr
4
awarded  Popular Question
Mar
31
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
25
accepted What was the meaning of Schultz's flashback of dogs?
Mar
25
accepted In “Prometheus” why bring anyone but David-type androids?