A Pale Shadow
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How did they film the gun spinning scene?
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There's a bunch of ways to do this. Most likely: They took 130 takes to get it right Less likely: There's an invisible turn table under the gun They used an electromagnet to stop the gun The gun ...

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What does Barney say and mean?
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He's using Pig Latin and the specific word he's saying is 'ixnay' which means 'no'.

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How do they make a huge crowd in a movie?
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Modern films use CGI techniques to create digital crowds but for older movies like the one shown in the picture filmmakers either use a naturally occurring crowd, possibly from stock footage, or ...

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How did Cobb manage to go to sleep and dream to save Saito after Mal's death?
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If I recall correctly both Saito and Cobb are already in limbo at that point, so Cobb does not have to 'go down a level' merely go 'across'. As we see him washed up on a shore before he meets Saito ...

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How does the chainsaw trick at the end of "The Clue of the Savant's Thumb" work?
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Pretty much everything you would ever need to know is here. As to the specific trick shown it is a variation on the 'Jigsaw' or Bow Saw' method. Basically the saw blade is not as solid as it seems.

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How does Quorra "escape"?
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I think that the problem is that there's an inconsistency due to a (small) failure on the part of the script writer(s). As it stands there can't be a resolution because the two states of being are ...

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Identify the movie that the rain scene in Cable Guy mimics?
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It's probably Singin' in the Rain which hass the most parodied movie scene ever with Gene Kelly dancing in a rain soaked street singing the title song.

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Does the ageing theme in Skyfall contradict the rebooting of the Bond franchise?
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I think that the ageing concepts in the Bond movie are related to the old movies so they are both a bit of an in-joke and a way of saying this was how things used to be, now they are changing. The ...

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