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Looking for songs and movies that can teach abusers about relationships

Looking for popular songs and movies that can be used to educate people in the system for abuse related crimes. These examples will be used to facilitate discussions about relationship boundaries, male entitlement, and inappropriate behavior. [more inside]
posted by Alison on Dec 29, 2006 - 45 answers

Don't let me be misunderstood

Please help me find movie scenes that feature miscommunication/ misunderstanding. [more inside]
posted by cosmicbandito on Dec 28, 2006 - 36 answers

Why don't fighter planes have backwards pointing guns?

Why don't fighter jets (in real life or in those classic movies) have backwards pointing guns and missiles to shoot down their chasing adversaries in dog-fights? [more inside]
posted by names are hard on Dec 23, 2006 - 33 answers

Breakups in fiction

What are some great novels and movies about breakups and divorce? [more inside]
posted by tabulem on Dec 23, 2006 - 61 answers

Yippie Kai Yay Mr. Falcon!

"Yippie Kai Yay Mr. Falcon!" In a censored version of Die Hard II, a dubbed over Bruce Willis exclaims these words as a final FU to the bad guys. Anyone know where I can download this tidbit?
posted by jeff_w_welch on Dec 22, 2006 - 6 answers

Is this arrangement common in screenwriting?

Can a barebones film concept be shopped to screenwriters? [more inside]
posted by swiffa on Dec 19, 2006 - 14 answers

Help my wife do something cool for some cool kids.

Help me get thirty inner-city kids into a movie for free. [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Dec 17, 2006 - 26 answers

Why is Drudge Pushing "Dreamgirls"?

Why has the Drudge Report been obsessively pushing the movie "Dreamgirls"? [more inside]
posted by interrobang on Dec 15, 2006 - 18 answers

"Scott" vs "Ephron"

FilmSchoolFilter: In terms of cinematography, what factors cause different movies to, well...look different? [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Dec 14, 2006 - 19 answers

Bulgarian movies for rent?

Bulgarian movies, or movies with Bulgarian subtitles, available to rent either (a) in Toronto area, or (b) to buy or rent over the internet? [more inside]
posted by limon on Dec 6, 2006 - 3 answers

Making a movie master list

I want to make a list of every movie and book I've ever seen/read. There are a few categorizing apps like this, but nothing I've found is very efficient. Here's my idea and tell me if it's already been done: I can search by genre, actor, director, author, etc and be given a list (preferably with the movie/book cover as a clickable icon), which I can then simply click on to go to my master list. The list then has my choices darkened (and the unclicked ones still light), so I can easily see, say, which Scorsese movie I haven't gotten to yet. Does anything like this exist? If not, it'd be a good project for me to work on (tho probably waaay over my head).
posted by zardoz on Dec 4, 2006 - 8 answers

Films in which character confront death

Can anyone suggest films in which a main character has a close confrontation with death and as a result undergoes a dramatic change in personality?
posted by quintno on Dec 2, 2006 - 46 answers

Movies set during the Gulf War?

I'm looking for movies about the first Gulf War. [more inside]
posted by SoftRain on Dec 2, 2006 - 13 answers

Who was the bowler that rolled The Dude in The Big Lebowski?

Who was the bowler that rolled The Dude in the first dream sequence in The Big Lebowski? [more inside]
posted by cusack on Dec 1, 2006 - 6 answers

forgotten WWII movie

Recognize this movie? Somebody asked the Onion's AV Club about it and they (I think) got it wrong -- and it's a movie that's been bugging me for some time also. Can AskMe get it right? Details inside include a crashed WWII bomber in the desert and spooky ghost crew members. [more inside]
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Dec 1, 2006 - 12 answers

Getting a positive winning attitude through music and movies

Keep your eyes on the prize. Never give up. Fight until the end. This is the kind of positive message I'm looking for in music and in movies, and I'm asking for recommendations from the hivemind [more inside]
posted by dropkick on Nov 29, 2006 - 50 answers

Movies At Christmas, but Not About Christmas?

What movies take place around Christmas time but don't actually have anything to do with Christmas? [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Nov 28, 2006 - 37 answers

How to Download a movie trailer?

How to download a movie trailer? [more inside]
posted by bradth27 on Nov 28, 2006 - 8 answers

How do I know IMAX won't make me sick?

How do I know if IMAX will make me sick? [more inside]
posted by IndigoRain on Nov 28, 2006 - 19 answers

List some music videos that rip off movies

List some music videos that rip off movies. [more inside]
posted by RobotHero on Nov 26, 2006 - 49 answers

Movies with Rube Goldberg Machines in them.

What feature length films have Rube Goldberg machines in them? Can you think of movies that have scenes with machines/devices that are either rube goldberg machines or rube goldberg-esque?
posted by allthewhile on Nov 21, 2006 - 37 answers

Fa ra ra ra ra, ra ra ra ra.

What are your favorite Christmas movies? [more inside]
posted by 10ch on Nov 21, 2006 - 56 answers

How to find source for quote from Mexican film legend Cantinflas?

How to find source for quote from Mexican film legend Cantinflas? [more inside]
posted by mdion on Nov 20, 2006 - 5 answers

Sixteen Candles' Farmer Ted. Wha?

Why the hell is Anthony Michael Hall called "Farmer Ted" in "Sixteen Candles"? [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on Nov 16, 2006 - 17 answers

Please help me find movies that end with the main character dying.

Please help me find movies that end with the main character dying. WARNING: Question and answers may contain spoilers, in case it's not obvious. [more inside]
posted by sequential on Nov 11, 2006 - 135 answers

Save me from Disney

How to introduce a little kid to grown-up movies? [more inside]
posted by Andrhia on Nov 11, 2006 - 44 answers

Film Clips of poor customer service or angry customers

Examples of poor customer service/angry customers in movies. [more inside]
posted by cosmicbandito on Nov 9, 2006 - 49 answers

California Dreamin'

I recently watched Garden State and I realized that all the movies I love are exactly the same. Can you recommend some more? [more inside]
posted by milarepa on Nov 6, 2006 - 80 answers

Name that movie!

Identify this 60s-era movie: the movie revolves around a man-made statue of a Greek god (Poseidon?) that stands with one foot on each side of a channel. He holds a giant vat of molten lead for the purpose of dumping on enemy/hostile ships that pass beneath him. [more inside]
posted by Ziggy Zaga on Nov 3, 2006 - 4 answers

Know what it takes to sell real estate?

Where can I buy a pair of Brass Balls? [such as those seen in Glengarry Glen Ross] [more inside]
posted by rorycberger on Nov 3, 2006 - 2 answers

American Popular culture from the early 20th century?

I'm looking for sites related to American popular culture from the early 20th century: books, films, radio, magazines, music, dance, comic strips, celebrities — you name it. I'm particularly interested on the period between the wars, but open to great stuff from before (and during) World War I, as well. Little Nemo, Keystone Kops, the Lindy Hop, Enrico Caruso, Fatty Arbuckle, Al Jolson, Clara Bow, Flash Gordon, Alice blue, Teddy bears, etc. These are all the sorts of things I'm after, especially as they're represented on the web. Bonus points for sites with RSS feeds. [more inside]
posted by jdroth on Nov 3, 2006 - 10 answers

Name That Movie!

Name-That-Movie-Filter. I'm asking for my girlfriend because she can't think of the name for this movie she remembers and it's driving her nuts. Its not much to go by but what she does remember you will find inside. [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 on Oct 25, 2006 - 17 answers

Theater of Dreams

Is there a term for this particular philosophical phenomenon? [more inside]
posted by hermitosis on Oct 23, 2006 - 29 answers

SpoilerFilter

"The Prestige" spoiler question, do not read if you have any intention of seeing the movie. [more inside]
posted by hwestiii on Oct 22, 2006 - 29 answers

Weird Boy in the Bathroom Movie

Please help me identify a freaky 1970's (maybe 1960's) movie! Plot inside. [more inside]
posted by MaxVonCretin on Oct 20, 2006 - 5 answers

What makes "the rules of the game" great?

How do I analyze the film "the rules of the game"? [more inside]
posted by njb on Oct 19, 2006 - 14 answers

Where can I find cheap or free data feeds for movies in theatres and new DVD releases for use in a commercial website?

Where can I get free or low cost movie feeds / data sources for use in a commercial website? [more inside]
posted by jikel_morten on Oct 19, 2006 - 2 answers

Good dubbing: No longer just for kung-fu flicks.

I've just started watching Six Feet Under on Bravo, where it's being syndicated. I was skeptical at first, because I knew the show would have to be edited for content, but I was halfway into the first episode before I even noticed any changes (at least language-wise). My question: How do they do it so well? [more inside]
posted by sarahsynonymous on Oct 16, 2006 - 17 answers

The French, Japan and Love. What's the movie name?

Friend of mine is looking to track down the name of a movie. The dialogue is in English, French and Japanese. Most of the story is set in post-WWII Japan. It is about a French engineer who is working there. He is developping a relationship with a Japanese woman who runs a kimono store, but his old flame flies in from France and hijinks ensue. No it's not "Hiroshima, mon amour". As always there is [more inside]
posted by cm on Oct 16, 2006 - 4 answers

To be honest, I'd rather think that it was unintentional.

What's up with that annoying fast-motion digital effect that's been popping up in movies the past few years? I think it's supposed to make things look scary, but it really has the effect of making everything look like a bad Benny Hill comedy. Is this something that directors do to their movies on purpose, or is it a byproduct of some sort of digital processing? [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Oct 13, 2006 - 38 answers

Any smart dance movies out there?

Looking for smart narrative dance movies in the vein of "Billy Elliot" or "Swing Kids." Those are the only ones I can think of-- please help! [more inside]
posted by np312 on Oct 13, 2006 - 28 answers

Shaving Ryan's Privates

I'm looking for a list of adult film's that borrow part of their title from big name Hollywood movies. (Answers will probably be NSFW) [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Oct 13, 2006 - 54 answers

Meanwhile, back in communist Hollywood

A russian James Bond? [more inside]
posted by soundofsuburbia on Oct 3, 2006 - 4 answers

Flower Girls on Video

My daughters, age 2 and 4, have been asked to be flower girls at my nephew's wedding. They're kinda shy and have no idea what to expect. I'm looking for depictions of flower girls in movies that I can rent. [more inside]
posted by carterk on Oct 2, 2006 - 13 answers

NOITROTSID

(The original) The Shining: filmed on a 1.37:1 negative for display on a 1.33:1 TV or matting to 1.85:1 in theater (see 1, 2, 3 and many other sources). So why does my PC's DVD player grab screenshots at 1.50:1? [more inside]
posted by Tuwa on Sep 30, 2006 - 15 answers

Since when do FBI agents wear camo?

What film was being shot in Washington Square Park yesterday? [more inside]
posted by schustafa on Sep 28, 2006 - 8 answers

"even bad sex is still pretty good"

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie from the 70s or 80s which featured a woman who met up on a ski slope with an amputee gentleman (please pardon if that is not the correct term); he skied with one ski, and had a line, "Even bad sex is still pretty good" which he delivered with a French accent
posted by mikebailey on Sep 23, 2006 - 4 answers

Looking for corporate life movies

My goal is to find scenes from movies (or tv shows) that show funny/ironic employees/managers/customers interactions. Similar to Office Space or The Office. Any ideas? Thank you!
posted by krisobi on Sep 21, 2006 - 35 answers

Movies Scenes that Feature Airports

Can anyone recommend movies in which reunions and/or interesting experiences occur in airports? [more inside]
posted by defcom1 on Sep 20, 2006 - 37 answers

Good films set in London

Moviefilter: Recommend some good films set in London? [more inside]
posted by fire&wings on Sep 15, 2006 - 38 answers

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