Can anyone prove that Blockbuster edits out content they deem obscene or immoral? [more inside]
British Comedy Filter (I think). [more inside]
Need help finding a movie recommendation site where the user enters several favorite movie titles, and the site returns results based on other users entering those same movie titles... [more inside]
Flash newbie: when I unload a movie by clicking a button inside it, and load a new movie in its place, the new movie always opens in a new window instead of the defined movieclip. Feel free to flaunt your superior knowledge and show me the obvious answer! [more inside]
What movies are about real female writers? (Sylvia, etc.) Thanks.
I was re-watching Requiem for a Dream last night, and there was a line in there that I realized that I never really understood. [more inside]
What are the best movie + booze combinations? [more inside]
I walked out of Richard Kelly's Southland Tales last night. I didn't dislike it, but it was more than I could digest in one sitting. Can anyone think of any reason why I ought to go back to the theater and watch the second half?
Moving out to the country and have a hunger to watch some good old (or recent) Westerns. What are your favorites and why?
I'm trying to find the title of a movie which frightened me as a child (40's/50's) In the movie, a young girl's mother has died & she has nightmares or fantasies about a killer who wears a feather. At the climax she sees the shadow of that feather coming for her & it turns out to be a lady's hat(the woman who is about to become her evil stepmother)maybe played by Bette Davis? & she is saved by her father. [more inside]
In bracing myself for a long writers' striker, 'm trying to prepare for a bad ending movie themed party, so am reaching out out to the hive mind for some ideas. What movies can you name that would have been great (or even good) but for tacked on, stupid, too happy, too sad, or otherwise badly composed endings? [more inside]
Can I re-download my purchased tv shows and movies on Amazon Unbox, even after I've watched and deleted them from my computer? [more inside]
Help me identify this Japanese art-house film that I saw iat a film festival in the 90s featuring a widow and a lot of long takes. [more inside]
I want to save flash movies I find on the internet and collect them onto a DVD to watch on a DVD player. [more inside]
"Me not ugly, me is beautiful." Do you know what monster might have said this? [more inside]
Are there any good examples of books or movies where the protagonist dies unexpectedly? (assume spoilers) [more inside]
What movie or TV show were they parodying in one specific scene on South Park last night? (Spoilers within) [more inside]
"An intellectual carrot! The mind boggles!" / [If you're going to grow that stuff, make sure there's enough for everybody]
Has a film ever told a completely different story in its subtitles compared to the audio track? [more inside]
Help find the movie: The running amok of Mr. ____ ? [more inside]
What exactly is the appeal of slasher movies like Saw, Hostel, The Hills Have Eyes and Wolf Creek? [more inside]
Two related questions about North Korea: (1) Can anyone point me to a distributor, collector, or other source of North Korean films, either on DVD/VHS or (ideally) on film? (2) How would I go about directing a letter there? [more inside]
It's that time of the year: I'm looking for good horror movies for kids. [more inside]
In medical shows like House or E.R., the doctor will often shine a flashlight in to the eye of a comatose patient, but the pupil doesn't constrict. How do they do this special effect? [more inside]
Looking for good sartorial quotes/sayings... [more inside]
Where can I find the most impressive HD sample movies on the web? [more inside]
The noodles in "Mr. Mom"...Hollywood trickery? Or, a real food? [more inside]
Question about the plot of The Bourne Ultimatum, specifically about Bourne's memories of his early training (SPOILERS INSIDE, probably for all three Bourne movies). [more inside]
Looking for good movies for a "Girls' Night In." [more inside]
How much do movie stand-ins make per day? How much if it's a Hollywood movie being filmed in a developing country? How much should I ask for? [more inside]
Best movie voiceovers? [more inside]
I've been using Bibliophil to track my books and reading. Are there similar sites or tools for movies and music? [more inside]
You know how Pitchfork is a great way to keep up on new indie music? Is there something similar for indie/foreign flicks? [more inside]
Where are the best cinemas in Paris? [more inside]
Looking for the film of a trailer I saw a while back: A lesbian couple during World War II. Possibly artists, writers. They live together in a house in Germany. One (or both?) gets captured by the Nazis while stubbornly staying put in the house, instead of making a run for it. [more inside]
Video clips that demonstrate the difference between rules and morals/ethics? [more inside]
What are the best movies in which the action revolves around protagonists under siege in an enclosed space? [more inside]
Why is there never anything good on TV? More specifically, why is there not a movie channel that shows 3, 4, and 5 star movies 24-7? I have HBO, Showtime, Starz, etc. etc. and most of the time all of the movies are shiite. How hard is it to look at movie reviews from the past 40 years and pick out what to show? Is there some type of market / economic factors that I am not considering here? Is HBO bound to certain studios? What is going on here?
Help me identify a movie I barely remember. Coins, pools, abandoned houses, and maybe a war? [more inside]
Help me find a list of films to give someone a Hollywood education. [more inside]
Which movie really inspired Bob Gaudio (of the Four Seasons) to write the song "Big Girls Don't Cry"? It's not Tennessee's Partner. [more inside]
I'm trying to find out the name of a movie that terrified me as a kid. The specific scene I remember has some alien creatures eating a kids mother on the dining room table. There was a baseball, and the creature wrote something on it....and threw it up the stairs to the kid, I think? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
How to find an 'as seen on tv' compendium of sex scenes from mainstream movies [more inside]
Which movies portray an alternate history of the USA? [more inside]
I'm looking for screen caps of several different dystopic sci-fi movies. Any idea where I should look?
Do you know what movie this quote comes from? "I kill you once, I kill you twice, I kill you three times." [more inside]
I inherited some 70-year-old, 16mm home movies (not 8 or Super 8) and am looking for a reliable expert to transfer them to digital video. Many vendors say that they can do this. Can you comment on any from personal experience? (I have seen this thread and the links therein.) Are there any issues I should particularly look out for? Thanks.
Can you name some good movies (preferably comedies) that are appropriate to watch with a nun? [more inside]
Great swiss-army-knife-type Windows app (preferably free) for resizing/downsampling/converting movie files from various formats? [more inside]
Is there a website that details how movie technical effects were done? I'd enjoy seeing photos, illustrations, descriptions of how special effects were created. Bonus question: what day of the week is best to ask metafilter in order to reach the highest number of potential answerers?
80's movies featuring really lame punk gangs? [more inside]