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Top new questions this week:

Why do Disney parents usually die?

It's well known that many animated Disney movie parents (at least one of a set) die, were never in the picture, or started the movie already dead. Is this just a financial thing (like in Toy Story), …

analysis disney  
asked by meer2kat 34 votes
answered by Andrew Martin 31 votes

Is it really possible to create a mind palace?

In Sherlock the BBC TV series the protagonist Sherlock and the villain Magnussen are able to recall information from their mind similar to searching for a file in Windows. Is this really possible? If …

sherlock  
asked by Cool_Coder 10 votes
answered by Andrew Martin 25 votes

Sound of a next scene starts one moment earlier than video

I saw this several times in different movies, but I don't understand what is this supposed to mean. The main idea is when the scene is about to change, for one second or so we still see the picture …

film-techniques  
asked by Max 8 votes
answered by user13500 8 votes

What movie between 1970-1989 involves computer attacks?

What is the name of the movie (between 1970-1989) that involved programming/reprogramming/hacking computers to trigger or stop a (probably global?) war? I'm not sure whether the name of the movie …

identify-this-movie  
asked by chuacw 6 votes
answered by Meat Trademark 21 votes

What line was cut after "nobody's perfect" from Some Like It Hot?

The famous last lines of Some Like It Hot are Jerry (removing wig): I'm a man! Osgood: Well, nobody's perfect! However, if you watch Jack Lemmon (Jerry) carefully in the according movie …

dialogue some-like-it-hot  
asked by Colonel Panic 6 votes
answered by Meat Trademark 4 votes

How does Mike get back from the Himalayas in Monsters Inc?

When Sully and Mike are banished to the Himalayas they discover the closest village is a three-day hike away. Sully uses a sledge to get there quickly, then uses a child's closet door to return to the …

monsters-inc  
asked by Simon Whitaker 5 votes
answered by Andrew Martin 4 votes

Why don't we have more Disney prince stories?

I only know of a few Disney movies that center the story on a male royal lead: Robin Hood (sort of counts?) Hercules Aladdin The Lion King Atlantis (sort of?) I feel like it's been a long time …

disney  
asked by meer2kat 4 votes
answered by System Down 7 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What happened to the bodies in American Psycho?

Towards the end of the movie, we see Patrick Bateman in an apartment full of dead bodies. He ends up confessing what he's done to his lawyer. Later he goes back to the apartment, only to find the …

plot-explanation american-psycho  
asked by DForck42 18 votes
answered by TylerShads 22 votes

Do they really have sex in movies?

Many times in movies (especially Hollywood), actors and actresses are shown having intercourse (not talking about pornographic films). Do they really do this? Or fake it? That's really up to the …

film-techniques production  
asked by Somnath Muluk 11 votes
answered by Somnath Muluk 14 votes

Can you answer these?

Name the movie in which Godzilla, A Giant Bird, and a Robo are involved

I saw a movie in 2005 (but it was older than that) in which in the beginning, Godzilla and a Giant bird fight each other. The bird disappears for a while, then Godzilla enters a city and starts …

identify-this-movie  
asked by santu47 2 votes

Trying to identify a late 70's early 80's animated television special about an evil magician who kidnaps a young boy

I have a somewhat vague memory of a animated television special from when I was a preteen in the late 70's or early 80's. All I can remember was that there was an evil magician who was forcing a young …

identify-this-movie animation  
asked by user9161 2 votes

A Hong Kong (probably) crime/thriller film

All I can remember is a few vague details: A scene where a group of people observe from atop a cliff face an assassination taking place on the side of the road below. A briefcase containing …

identify-this-movie  
asked by Matt 1 vote
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