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Dec
25
asked If Al Powell was on desk duty, why was he driving black-and-white?
Dec
25
asked Die Hard detonator insertion — “F*** it”
Dec
25
comment How come the Precogs can't prevision the murder of Agent Danny Witwer in the film Minority report?
They were offline when the murder happened... but why didn't they foresee the murder BEFORE they were offline?
Dec
23
revised Explanation for Lenny's “I've done it” tattoo
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Dec
23
comment Explanation for Lenny's “I've done it” tattoo
+1 Definitely an important detail. I hope you don't mind: I'm going to incorporate this into my answer on this page.
Dec
19
comment Why did Django come to Candieland?
+1 OP starts question with "I'm not sure it's ever explained" and this answer clearly shows that it is explained, and provides the explanation.
Dec
19
comment Why did Kubrick avoid a direct explanation to “Clockwork orange”'s meaning?
@Stefan: Sarcasm noted, if not appreciated. You're welcome to all the interpretations you'd like. Personally I'm going to stick with mine, which matches the intepretation quoted in the answer below, from Anthony Burgess -- you know, the author of the book.
Dec
19
comment Why did Kubrick avoid a direct explanation to “Clockwork orange”'s meaning?
@Stefan The title does not refer to sexual orientation. It refers to the idea that an organic entity like an orange (or a human) is nothing more than a mechanical contraption like a clock, and can be re-programmed accordingly.
Dec
19
comment Did the Ludovico technique work on Alex or was he just faking all the time?
@PaulStock at that point of the near-drowning, his friends had overpowered him -- he couldn't fight back
Dec
17
comment Special sunglasses that enable you to see aliens
"mama don't like tattle-tales" (shoots the tattle-tale)
Dec
17
comment Special sunglasses that enable you to see aliens
@AE I don't think the movie suggested the aliens made the glasses-- instead, IIRC, the glasses were made by human rebels. So stop dissing "They Live"! ;)
Dec
17
asked In Memento, what happened to the money in the Jaguar's trunk?
Dec
9
comment Why are zoom shots rarely used?
This makes sense to me. Zooming usually feels "intense" to the viewer -- it usually sends the message "this shot is very important." Too much use of zoom could be overwhelming to the viewer.
Dec
7
awarded  Good Question
Dec
6
revised Who put the sled in the mountains at the end?
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Nov
20
comment Did the Ewoks eat the stormtroopers?
+1 Also note that ROTJ orginally had Wookies in the place eventually filled by Ewoks. The site below says Lucas changed because Ewok-vs-Stormtrooper would be more allegorical of Vietnam War then Wookie-vs-Stormtrooper. virginmedia.com/movies/features/top-ten-jedi-facts.php?page=2
Nov
15
revised Leon interrogation
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Nov
14
answered Leon interrogation
Nov
10
asked Was “Birdman” and/or “Riggan Thomas” written for Michael Keaton?
Nov
7
comment What happened at the end of A Most Wanted Man?
Yes, I think a key part of the story is she lies to and uses him.