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Why is the bride's name bleeped in Kill Bill Vol 1?

In the movie Kill Bill Vol.1, whenever someone mentions the bride by her name Beatrix Kiddo Her name is censored with a beep. Is this explained somewhere

Is Chandhramukhi / Manichitrathazhu / Bhool Bhulaiyaa a partial copy of Vertigo?

I watched Vertigo recently and I noticed that there were some really striking similarities between Vertigo and Chandramukhi/ Manichitrathazhu /Bhool Bhulaiyaa.

How much of Melissa McCarthy's role in "Bridesmaids" was improvised?

In the 2011 film "Bridesmaids," Melissa McCarthy plays Megan, the no-nonsense, carpal tunnel afflicted sister of the groom and one of the titular bridesmaids. A

Have rights disputes kept Skeeter out of the Muppet movies, including "The Muppets"?

"The Muppets" has been celebrated by hardcore Muppets fans for bringing back long forgotten characters in a big way (like Uncle Deadly and Scooter). Skeeter, on

What Muppets were not played by their original puppeteers?

I can see on IMDB that many of the puppeteers who starred in The Muppets (2011) have been working with those characters for decades. Most, if not all, were invo

What's the purpose of Aurra Sing appearing in Star Wars Episode One?

In Star Wars Episode One, the bounty hunter Aurra Sing can be seen for a few seconds watching the pod race on Tatooine. She never reappears again in this episod

Why wasn't the poltergeist Peeves in the Harry Potter movies?

In the Harry Potter book series, Peeves is a poltergeist that roams the hallways causing trouble. He never really adds anything essential to the plot line, but

Was the interview with the Norwegian prime minister real?

At the end of the movie Trolljegeren (Trollhunter) they include some footage with the Norwegian prime minister talking about trolls. Is that new text that is du

What is a "performance capture" animation movie?

The recent movie The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn is a performance capture animated movie. What is a "performance capture" movie and what is

Did the original Fantomas movies also include a lot of gadgets like the movies from the 60s?

In my childhood I liked the Fantomas-movies from the 60s (1, 2, 3) with Louis de Funès as inspector Juve. I can see they are remakes of much older Fantom

Ending of Donnie Darko

I never understood the movie Donnie Darko. In order not to keep the question vague, what happens in the end?

Why are there a lot of Hollywood-remakes of successful non-US-movies?

The question-title is my question, but some examples: Seven samurai vs. The Magnificent Seven Nightwatch vs. Nightwatch Taxi vs. New York Taxi The Ring vs. The

What's the name of the sheep who's eating stuff backstage?

I can't find a screencap of this character just yet, as the movie was released only very recently. But every now and then in scenes set backstage at the Muppet

Movie about a toy factory and war toys? [closed]

I'm looking for a movie about a toy factory. From what I remember, it was about competing sides making toys - one side made violent war toys a

Why does Harry only make use of time travel in The Prisoner of Azkaban?

At the end of The Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry and Hermione travel back in time to save Sirius (and as it turns out, Buckbeak) and escape the Dementors. If this

Why isn't Bruce Willis's character in the Sixth Sense self-aware?

Why doesn't Bruce Willis's character realize he is dead? If I remember correctly, the plot takes place several months after he is killed. Shouldn't there have

How do the differences between the replicants and Deckard evolve in Blade Runner?

In Blade Runner, replicant detection occurs via the subject's ability/inability to show advanced emotion. But early in the movie Deckard starts off as emotionle

What were the origins of Persephone in The Matrix: Reloaded?

As shown in the movie Persephone was the wife of The Merovingian, who himself was an obsolete program who denied being deleted. My question is, does anybody kno

How credible is the ending of Collateral?

Here's what happens at the end of Collateral (2004): The taxi driver manages to defeat a highly skilled hitman. Is it mere luck? Should we accept this a

Which class is Mark sitting in when he falls asleep?

In the movie "The Social Network" - which class is Mark sitting in when he falls asleep? He then wakes up and answers the question. I think it might be Comput

Why is James Bond less tech savvy in the Daniel Craig movies?

The most recent installments of James Bond (ones featuring Daniel Craig) have fewer gadgets but more raw action (like the chase sequences in Casino Royale and Q

Why did Ennio Morricone write the soundtrack of "The Thing" (1982) instead of John Carpenter?

There is something I have always found odd about the soundtrack of John Carpenter's 1982 version of "The Thing". It has a very atmospheric and fitting, subtle s

Why did Jodie Foster decide not to reprise the role of Clarice in Hannibal?

After winning an Oscar for her performance as Clarice Starling in Silence of the Lambs, Jodie Foster decided not to reprise the role in the sequel. When asked a

Which circles of Hell are shown in What Dreams May Come?

In What Dreams May Come, Robin Williams' character Chris Nielsen travels through Hell. They show some of the nine circles of Hell as depicted in Dante's Infern

What is Harvey's purpose?

In the movie Harvey from 1950 in the ending it is made clear that Harvey actually exists and is a Pooka, some sort of fairy from the celtic mythology. Apparent

Is the opening break-up scene in The Social Network intended to be humorous?

In the opening scene we have Mark and Erica talking about knowledge of people in China, SAT and Mark's infatuation with getting into the Finals Club. How is thi

What fills the void left by the lack of character development in Inception?

Most of the characters excluding Cobb and his wife, do not have very developed roles. The roles are actually shallow and it is at times hard to see the motivati

What is the name of this movie with (intelligent?) ants? [closed]

I try to remember a movie I saw long time ago on TV. It must be at the beginning of the 90s, possibly the end of the 80s. The movie might be o

How was the nuclear reactor failure simulated?

Maybe someone who read the homonymous book that The Hunt for Red October is based on can answer this. The officers of the Red October (except for the doctor) s

Movie about army reserve soldiers on rotation and they are stranded with combat knives [closed]

I am trying to remember the name of a movie where there is a group of soldiers from the reserve (or health backup? but there is indeed a docto