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Why did Cass distrust the Doctor?

In the webisode The Night of the Doctor we meet the pilot Cass who is extremely fearful (or perhaps angry with) the Doctor once she realises he's a timelord (bonus points if you can tell me how she ...
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Damon taking Elena to a faroff city and bar?

In The Vampire Diaries, S01E11, Why does Damon takes Elena to a far off city and then to a bar? What was his purpose? In an earlier episode it was said that he does everything with a purpose.
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What's real in “The Matrix”?

In The Matrix (2000) Thomas A. Anderson or more widely known as Neo was recruited by Morpheus to rebel against the machines. As per the plot, The Matrix of the story was un-real and a virtual reality ...
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Journalist moves to the island of his ancestors [closed]

I've been trying to find this movie where a journalist moves to an island where his ancestors are from. I don't remember if he is investigating something. There's a very great scene, a flashback ...
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What does the title “Prisoners” mean?

While the title of the movie Prisoners could obviously refer to all the different protagonists who have literally been imprisoned or held captive at one point or another (the girls by Mrs. Jones, Alex ...
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Why was Alex not killed?

In Prisoners, Holly Jones and her husband were a religious couple who lost their son to cancer. This led to a loss of faith and in their thirst for revenge, they attempt to deny happiness to other ...
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How was the opening scene with the fly made?

This may sound like a bit of an odd question, but I was wondering how the opening scene in Once Upon A Time in The West was made and more specifically, how they made the fly do what it did. It must ...
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Who is the blue elf lady in the Bad Anon meeting?

In Wreck it Ralph, the video game bad guys are having their Bad Anon meeting. I've been able to identify all the bad guys in the meeting, except for the blue elf lady in the red dress. In the picture ...
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Why is the movie titled “The Sixth Sense”?

What is the relevance of the title to the story? Is the ability to talk to the ghost referred as the sixth sense?
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Did the First Lady die accidentally or by a terrorist attack?

What happened during the Christmas evening drive from Camp David to a campaign fundraiser? How did the car crash? Was that a tree or some kind of terrorist attack? And how did she (First Lady Margaret)...
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Scene where Steve Martin's character dances to music on the radio

Maybe I just don't understand enough about pop culture to get this reference in The Jerk. Basically, Navin (Steve Martin's character), who seemed to have trouble feeling the rhythm of music his family ...
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Does John Silver escape with *all* the gold at the end of the 1950 version of Treasure Island?

The 1950 Walt Disney version of Treasure Island ends with John Silver in a small boat, escaping treasure island alone with a chest full of treasure. The Squire, Jim Hawkins, Dr. Livesy, and the other ...
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What was the meaning of the tunnel scene?

In Vanishing on 7th Street, people disappear if they become engulfed in darkness. At one point Paul is lying on the pool table and the kid went to the bathroom. The lights flicker and Paul gets up. ...
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Is the song supposed to be a reference?

In the Castle episode 'Disciple' (S06E09): The song is called "We'll Meet Again" by Vera Lynn. Do we know the significance of this? It cannot simply be Dr. Neiman taunting Beckett. She would not have ...
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How historically accurate is the movie Celluloid?

The movie Celluloid is about the story of J. C. Daniel, who is the father of Malayalam film and Vigathakumaran was the first Malayalam movie released in 1928. The story explains Daniel's exile and ...
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When did the writers plan that Monica and Chandler would get together?

When did the writers plan Monica and Chandler were going to get together in Friends? I am wondering how far in advance it was planned, as there's such a long history between the two characters.
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Were Kruger and his men Elysium citizens?

In Elysium, Kruger and his other South African buddies are used as off-the-books mercenaries by Delacourt. But considering that they are … South African and do not appear to be cut out of the same ...
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Spider-man's webshooters

Did Peter Parker invent the web-goo himself, or is it implied that he stole the formula from Oscorp? I'm a bit hazy on this.
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Why was Curt Connors in the sewer?

After first injecting himself at Oscorp, Curt created his own lab in the sewer system later in the movie. If he was the head of the lab at Oscorp, couldn't he have just kept everyone out of the lab (...
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Why is the name of the main spacecraft “Axiom”?

In Wall-E the name of the main spacecraft which is the new home of humanity is rather questionable. "Axiom"! The main problem here is that "Axiom" and "Axiomatic Systems" are abstract mathematical (...
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Female lead learns martial arts from an android [closed]

Looking for an older most likely 1990's science fiction movie that has a female lead who learns martial arts from an android. I remember the movie was set in post apocalyptic world and had a bit of a ...
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Imaginary friend from childhood returns when a young woman is in trouble [closed]

It is where a young woman has an emotional crisis in her life, with her cheating boyfriend and controlling mother. And her imaginary friend from when she was little comes back and causes more chaos ...
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Do other actors/actresses really spit on each other in movies?

I've been seeing more and more of these scenes lately (though I know they aren't new), as they add shock value to a particular scene/story line. Just curious if it's split-scened or just a part of the ...
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Son secretly records family for internet show [closed]

I am stuck trying to find this movie, here is what I remember of it: Basically, there is a family, the son in the family for whatever reason secretly sets up hidden cameras all around the house, and ...
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Tv show about another dimension/magic land through a magic mirror [closed]

I keep thinking about a show I used to watch on tv, and damn I wanna know the title :P It was a live-action show that I saw somewhere between halfway the 90's and halfway the 2000's, and I'm almost ...
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Why didn't Chuck use the glasses after Morgan at the end of season 4?

In the last episode of season 4 (S04E24, "Chuck Versus the Cliffhanger"), Chuck has the "Intersect" suppressed from his memory. Later on, in the dying moments of the episode, Morgan Grimes puts on a ...
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A movie about getting to a fake utopian planet / virtual environment [closed]

A movie about getting to a utopian planet that found out to be a fake one, instead the people were connected to a machine, that took them to a virtual environment, that had the name of the said ...
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Animated Movie about a boy stranded on a dinosaur-filled land [closed]

I don't remember too much, but for starters, if I'm not mistaken, I think I watched it after 2004, on like a Sunday Morning Block. Not sure how helpful that was, since the channel I watched it on ...
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Do Breaking Bad and Firefly have the same intro music?

I know that the intro for Breaking Bad only has a few notes in it but they are remarkably similar to those in "The Ballad of Serenity" from Firefly. If it is the case that they are connected, is there ...
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Woman follows a man with a special camera around the world [closed]

This may be a movie from the 80s or 90s. The movie starts with the main actress driving her car, I believe somewhere in Italy, and she rides out of the city. On some mountain she crashed with some ...
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Girl looks into mirror, sees demon swimming towards her [closed]

I remember watching parts of a movie on tv some years ago. I missed the beginning, and saw some parts from the middle and the end. I didn't really understand what was happening, but I can provide some ...
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How come the dreams are shared correctly among different participants? [duplicate]

Please read the question before marking it as duplicate. This question maybe identical to the one below but they ask different concepts: How does the dream sharing actually work? So my question is ...
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What's the real meaning of the birth of the alien in Prometheus?

In the movie Prometheus the alien is born from the last 'human-alien' of the planet they traveled to. But, how should it be interpreted? The alien is a mutation from the parasite inside the body of ...
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Alien invasion movie with bird hitting invisible wall [closed]

It was about some sort of aliens trying to enter earth. I was watching it on and off on TV so couldn't find more details. Details: They were broadcasting some stuff of what's happening on news or ...
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Were parts of The Dark Knight Rises a commentary on the Occupy movement?

A fair amount of the second act of The Dark Knight Rises has a class warfare plotline. This is foreshadowed in the trailers with Selina Kyle's "there's a storm coming" monologue. Some of the ...
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How did Rapunzel know her birthday?

Knowing that Rapunzel was taken by the witch in her early childhood, did her stepmother tell her the exact date she was born?
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What horrible thing does Casey see?

Near the end of The Call (2013), Casey tries to lock herself in a room to escape from Michael. Michael says something like: You don't wanna see this. When Casey turns around, she seems horrified. ...
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Is Teddy aware that he's crazy?

At the ending of the movie Andrew talks to Chuck about how he thinks something 'bad' is going on on the Island, and he wants to leave it. He appears to be getting back in his old crazy character (...
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Why does Dr. Cox from Scrubs hate Hugh Jackman?

I distinctly remember at least 2 episodes of Scrubs where Dr. Cox insults Hugh Jackman (implied that Hugh is a bad actor) and does anyone know the reason why? I haven't been able to find a clear ...
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Amateur kills outlaw with a lucky shot and is hailed as a hero [closed]

I think it was a black and white film, made in the same kind of style as High Noon. I think it starts with outlaws robbing a town, they might have killed some people too. As they are riding away ...
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What is the meaning of the veiled woman with the hawk?

In the opening scene of Secret Things (2002), and again three times throughout the movie, including the climax scene at the end, a veiled woman is seen, holding a hawk. Sometimes the hawk is seen ...
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Why doesn't the building blow up at the end?

Ma-Ma has this thing attached to herself which will detonate the bombs if her heartbeat stops. Well she does die in the end and yet the bombs don't go off. Did I miss something here?
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Was the Johnny B. Goode scene from Back to The Future inspired from Top Secret?

Maybe it's just me, but I was watching Top Secret for the first time today, and I realized that the scene where Nick (Val Kilmer) sings Tutti Frutti by Little Richard felt a lot similar to the scene ...
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Why didn't they use the sword they had?

In the movie Pacific Rim the robots kept losing and almost at the last minute they remembered that they had a super powerful sword and cut the kaiju in half. Why didn't they use that in the beginning ...
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What are the key differences between the movie and TV versions of Quatermass and the Pit?

The Hammer movie version of Quatermass and the Pit was released in the mid 1960s and was one of Hammer's best movies. But the original script was broadcast live on the BBC in the 1950s in six 30 ...
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Horror about novel writer whose book will be turned into movie, after watching it people start to be violent [closed]

The movie was from the end of 80s or early 90s tales from the crypt style. At the beginning of the story a man drives a car to a small town, he rides at night. A man on a bike passes him, a few ...
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What is the message behind Where the Wild Things Are?

What really is the message behind the movie, Where The Wild Things Are? I've seen the movie year ago, and still couldn't figure it out.
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Does the passage of time affect humans differently in Oz?

I just recently watched "Oz", and the whole thing has me thinking about time dilation, for some reason. The opening of both movies seem to be in roughly the same time period, I'd say 1890 to 1910, ...
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What is Håkan's background?

Since the beginning of Let the Right One In (orig.: Låt den rätte komma in), Eli was accompanied by Håkan, an older man, who tried (not very successfully, though) to kill people and gather their blood ...
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Shooting location for Cloud Atlas: where is this tower?

I would love to find out the name of this tower: It's in Cambridge, but that's about all I know. It's for a project. IMDB is pretty inconsequential. Is there a better website for finding film ...

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