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Top new questions this week:

Whiskey in US movies out of plain glass decanters. A movie or culture thing?

I noticed since some time that whiskey offered in offices of bosses in US movies or series often tend to be poured from anonymous glass bottles/decanters. I saw this often happen in House of Cards for ...

asked by P.R. 12 votes
answered by Keith 14 votes

Embarrassed student goes on a killing spree and makes a kill list with hero's name on it

Can anybody tell the title of this thriller film? I have seen this film very long back and am not able to recall its title. The story goes like this: A fellow student is embarrassed by an 'incident' ...

identify-this-movie thriller  
asked by Prabhuram 10 votes

Ash in Alien cannot lie to humans, Yes?

Have you noticed that Ash sometimes concludes his sentences with "Yes?"? I have just finished watching Alien for the 1000th time and I think he adds "Yes?" every time he is telling a lie, somehow ...

character dialogue alien  
asked by Robert Mugattarov 9 votes

Why were there so many guest appearances in this Malcolm in the Middle two-parter?

In Season 3 Episodes 11 & 12 Company Picnic we see a large number of guest appearances: Terry Bradshaw Tom Green Christina Ricci Heidi Klum Howie Long Patrick Warburton Susan Sarandon Stephen ...

asked by CreationEdge 6 votes
answered by Walt 9 votes

Which movie? WWII Prisioner makes surprising chess move

I dimly remember a movie that had a Jewish WWII prisioner (in Germany, most likely) that used bread to build chess pieces. At one point he played his guard / interogator (German, most likely), and ...

asked by DevSolar 5 votes
answered by kl78 7 votes

Why were witnesses to the initial assassination in “The Parallax View” (1974) systematically killed?

Rewatched Alan J. Pakula’s The Parallax View (starring Warren Beatty) this past week–first time since seeing it in 1986—and am still baffled by a key plot device. The film starts off with an ...

plot-explanation the-parallax-view  
asked by JakeGould 5 votes

Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill ...

identify-this-movie science-fiction horror  
asked by Prodigy123 5 votes
answered by Panther 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How did they make Captain America so tiny and skinny in the first half?

How did they make Chris Evans so tiny and skinny in the first half? He lost weight + green screen all along I suppose? Or is there something more interesting.

effects captain-america  
asked by Man 19 votes
answered by Oliver_C 23 votes

How come Ivan exists in the Machinist?

Maria and Nicholas existed in Trevor's daily delusion because of his guilt about the past hit and run. But how come Ivan exists in his imagination? Are there any clues in movie that can prove ...

plot-explanation the-machinist  
asked by andondraif 9 votes
answered by TylerShads 12 votes

Can you answer these?

About the events in Morocco?

In Mission:Impossible - Rogue Nation, Ethan Hunt and the IMF (Impossible Mission F?) are involved with The Syndicate, a secretive terrorist organization. In its course of action against the ...

asked by Taladris 2 votes

Do actors actually carry actresses?

I've seen a lot of movies where the actor (and sometimes actress) will carry another person bridal-style. Are they actually lifting the other person or are they carrying a dummy that looks like the ...

asked by ErraticGamer 1 vote

Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bet against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his right ...

identify-this-movie identify-this-tv-show  
asked by MrSmith42 2 votes
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