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Why did Magnussen need to pressure so many people to get to Mycroft?

In the last episode season 3 of Sherlock, The Last Vow, Magnussen seems to use a very circuitous approach to beating Mycroft, whom he regards as essentially the

Significance of the Book of Job quote

The Tree of Life starts with a quote from the Book of Job: Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? When the morning stars sang together,

Movie where guy is solicited by young teen prostitute and he ends up raising her? [closed]

Movie where guy is solicited by young teen prostitute and he ends up raising her? He first sees her with another potential client; she either

Horror film where couple find a girl, who is unable to talk [closed]

I'm looking to see if anyone can identify this movie. It's about 6 years + old. A couple live in a house near the sea and white cliffs. The co

How does copyright work for pre-existing character/work?

Do film studio have to acquire rights for a public domain character or they can use them freely? I mean characters like Hercules, Thor, Social figures or fairy

Who is killed in the assasination attempt on senator Amidala?

At the beginning of Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones an assassination attempt is made on senator Amidala. But as we learn later, it wasn't Padm&eacu

When does Fox's licence on the X-Men run out?

Is there any evidence of Fox and Marvel coming to an agreement for characters from both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the X-Men franchise

What is Mycroft implying when he says "Regrettably Lady Smallwood, my brother is a murderer"?

Is Lady Smallwood actually willing to just let Sherlock go? But Mycroft doesn't agree because Sherlock murdered someone therefore must be punished whatsoever?

How is The Godfather: Part III related to the Cavalleria Rusticana?

In the finale of The Godfather: Part III Vincent's "clearance" of the Corleone family's enemies and the assassination attempt on Michael is intertwined with the

What did Hannibal try once?

I'm confused about a conversation in Pacific Rim beween Newt and Hannibal Chow. It's previous established that eyes can become bloodshot and damaged when a dri

Why do people put up with Alan?

I have watched the series of Two and a Half Men two times now till the latest episode, but can't understand why either Charlie or Walden just don't kick Alan ou

What is the reason for Brunhild's suicide?

At the end of Fritz Lang's 1924 silent movie Die Nibelungen: Siegfried, when Kriemhild enters the minster, she sees that Brunhild has commited suicide at the co

Why was Blofeld in a wheelchair in the beginning of For Your Eyes Only?

In the pre title sequence of For Your Eyes Only Blofeld is in a wheelchair. Why?

Is there a way to find out about Movie/TV Budgets?

Is there a way to find out what the official budget of a Movie or TV show is? I'm aware that Box Office Mojo is a fairly reliable resource to find the estimate

Who are S.H.I.E.L.D accountable to in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

I always thought S.H.I.E.L.D to be a clandestine organisation, claiming autonomy from any specific state or sovereignty, but the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode

Identify movie with a lost man being guided by a helpline operator [closed]

I'm looking for someone to help me identify this movie: I believe it's about 9 years old. The movie revolves around a business man who gets lo

In Avengers (2012) what was the reason for the Galaga reference?

In the Avengers (2012), Tony Stark aka Iron Man announces on control deck of S.H.I.E.L.D's flying base "That man is playing Galaga!" source. After the scene fi

Identify a movie with kids playing Final Fantasy VIII [closed]

The movie was released between 1998-2001, but all I can remember of it is a single scene, two naked women randomly walk into a house and past

Why did the overseer leave Solomon to hang?

In 12 Years a Slave, While Tibeats (Paul Dano), with two other men, tries to hang Solomon (Chiwetel Ejiofor) as revenge and the overseer of the plantation comes

A Lynchian '90s Film About Small 1950s Midwestern Town With Kidnapping, Rape, Murder, And Suicide? [closed]

I do not mean it was a David Lynch film. It is not Blue Velvet. It is "Lynchian." Likely made in the early 1990s. American film, color, well

Is Moon (2009) a remake of an obscure Italian movie Eutamnesia?

There are these claims circulated around the net that Moon (2009) is in fact "inspired" by an Italian movie Eutamnesia. I.e., here is a video which (in a very

Why did Traven change his mind about speaking to the Benedicts?

In Twins (1988), first Professor Mitchell Traven denies knowing anything about them, then changes his mind after they break through the door. Why didn't he hav

Geography error

In the The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, when Treebeard is carrying Pippin and Merry, Pippin asks to be taken south toward Saruman's fortress. But the maps

When did Carroll get out of the transport?

In the episode "Let Me Go" (S01E07) of The Following, Joe Carroll escapes from prison but Ryan Hardy seemingly witnessed him being strapped into the transport.

Why does the president of the Federation look like a Klingon?

I always wonder why the president of the Federation in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country looks very similar to a Klingon. He has the characteristic high ha

Do the American Idol judges, judge every contestant?

It seems almost impossible to judge thousands of people per city in such a short time. Do the judges judge everyone or just select people from a crowd?

How come that MIB's and his mother's bodies were 40-50 years old when found by Jack and Kate?

In episode 6, after they get rid of the bees, Kate and Jack find two bodies in the caves. We, later, get to know that they are Jacob's twin's and his mother's b

Why the yellow-orange tinting of the entire movie?

Fritz Lang's silent epic Die Nibelungen is completely tinted in a yellow-orange tone (and the film has only been reconstructed rather recently (2010) to this or

Why did Katniss want Peeta to live?

In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Katniss insisted Peeta must live. She also convinced Haymitch that he should protect Peeta at any cost. Why?

Why isn't Magneto more powerful?

In the X-Men 2 (2003) Magneto escapes from his plastic prison by extracting the metal that Mystique injected into a security guard. Why was this necessary? Why