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Question: Near the end when Sally is in the circle with Gilly, there is a series of flashbacks. There is a shot of a woman with curly shoulder length hair surrounded by white. Who is she? She's not their mother as she has long straight hair.

Chosen answer: She is the one from the opening sequence, their "great, great, great" grandmother who started the whole "curse" thing.

Bruce Minnick

Question: What is the song that always plays when Beatrix comes face to face with someone from the Deadly Vipers? Its the same music from both movies.

Chosen answer: It is called Ironside and is written by Quincy Jones.

don_corleone

Question: There are two actress' I can't place and I am sure I have seen them somewhere before. I am not sure of their characters names but one of them i assume is Zach's sister, with the brown hair who goes to Ashley's as she has a cute brother and the other one is the blonde girl who was one of the girls who told Laney that it'd be better for her art if she committed suicide. Can anyone tell me their names and what else they have been in?

Chosen answer: Zach's sister is Anna Paquin. She's been in tons of stuff like Almost Famous and she's the kid in The Piano, but she's mostly known as Rogue in the X-Men movies. The 'other one' is Clea DuVall who's been in 21 Grams and Girl, Interrupted. She was also the girl who disappears in a first season episode of Buffy. Stick the names into the IMDB to find out more.

umathegreatstationarybear

Question: Could someone explain the joke behind ESPN 8 always being called 'The Ocho'?

Chosen answer: There are many ESPN channels today. ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Classic. ESPN2 is sometimes referred to as 'The Deuce' so that is where they most likely get 'The Ocho' from (8 in Spanish).

Tobin OReilly

Question: Is there a plot twist in this film, and if so, what is it?

Chosen answer: If you are really intersted in knowing the endings to movies, go to ruinedendings.com. The ending for this movie is on there, plus hundreds of other movies.

T Poston

Question: At one point, Mr Potato head takes his various parts off and deliberately puts them back in the wrong spots. He then turns to the other toys and says "Look, Picasso". What did he mean by that?

Chosen answer: Pablo Picasso was an artist famous for works with mixed perspectives and odd angles.

Phoenix

Question: What is the name of the song that plays at the beginning of the movie at the funeral when the girl gives William a flower?

Chosen answer: It's called "A Gift of a Thistle" and it's on the soundtrack conducted by James Horner. Incidentally, the tune is a recurring theme throughout the film's music, and appears in several other songs on the soundtrack as well. Also in relation to the song, the flower was a thistle.

Krista

Question: Which model of car were Harry and Lloyd driving in Aspen? I think it's a really cool one.

Chosen answer: It's a Lamborghini Diablo.

Toolio

Question: The imdb puts red dwarf as one of the Truman shows influences. Anyone have any idea how?

Chosen answer: It says "references" not "influences." This is probably a reference to the Red Dwarf episode, "Back to Reality", in which the crew are tricked into believing that their lives aboard Red Dwarf are all part of a computer game that they've been unknowingly playing. In addition, Lister in Red Dwarf harbors a fantasy of returning from spaceship travel to Earth to settle in Fiji. His knowledge of the real Fiji is as tenuous as Truman's.

Tailkinker

Question: Who is the guy that plays one of the Gondorian Soldiers by the Black Gate? I forgot the timecode, but there's a close-up of him right before Aragorn begins his speech.

Chosen answer: Who knows - he's just an extra.

Tailkinker

Question: What Kung Fu movie is Busta Rhymes watching in the beginning of the movie?

Chosen answer: Fist of Fury.

Question: Does anyone know what the song is called at the start of Garfield the movie?

Chosen answer: The song is called "Holla", by the Baha Men (of "Who let the dogs out" fame).

Question: what happens to Raul's little sister that makes him so upset?

Chosen answer: She gets molested by a drug addict.

William Bergquist

Question: In the scene where iceman makes an ice wall between wolverine and stryker i don't understand why he doesn't claw through it.

Chosen answer: Bobby could just reform the wall behind his slashes - it wouldn't do any good.

Tailkinker

Question: When Beatrix punches out of the coffin and goes up to the surface, how was she able to get out so quickly?

Chosen answer: As she punched out of the coffin the dirt on top of the coffin was not completely settled and there were pockets of air that allowed the ground to stay loose. When she completely broke free of the coffin the dirt around her caved in on the coffin which allowed her a faster escape to the surface since most of the dirt was moving in the opposite direction.

Tobin OReilly

Question: First time I saw this film was when my parents rented it shortly after it's initial VHS release. I distinctly remember a scene taking place on Sunday morning where the killer knocks on the door to the Mills' apartment and Tracy opens. I have not seen this scene on TV, yet I'm sure I saw it originally since that was when I realised what would happen in the end. Is this scene still left in some editions and why was it taken out?

Chosen answer: As with any movie, the TV version is missing certain due to time constraints, so this may explain why you didn't see the scene on TV. However, the DVD version I have includes the scene, if I remember correctly.

Question: This is a strange question, but how does Rice pronounce her hero's name? In the movie I hear two pronunciations: one like the ending in "cat" and one that sounds more like the end of "what." Also, Lestat is French, so shouldn't the final "t" be silent?

Chosen answer: Rice pronounces it something like "Luh-stot", although even she wavers occasionally. Standard French convention would certainly suggest that the final 't' should be a silent one, but, as Lestat would be deeply insulted to be considered conventional, it's highly likely that he wouldn't choose to go along with that.

Tailkinker

Question: Will someone explain to me navigation. I have never heard of "Sou Sou West" or "Sou East by East."

Chosen answer: There are four major directions (North, South, East and West), four minor (North East, south east, south west and north west) and 16 sub directions. Among these are South South West and South east by East. South South West is between South West and South and South East by East is between south east and east.

SexyIrishLeprechaun

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Question: In the extras from series one everyone finds Keith eating the scotch egg hilarious but I just don't understand the joke. Please help.

Chosen answer: It's because he keeps doing it, like clockwork, on exactly the same line and he has such a blank, serious expression on his face that Tim (Martin Freeman) can't help but laugh.

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Question: If David Brent is such a poor unresponsible boss and no good at his job as he is portrayed, then how did he get into such a good position of being a branch manager in charge of so many staff?

pierpp

Chosen answer: This is known as The Peter Principle - the theory that employees within an organization will advance to their highest level of competence and then be promoted to and remain at a level at which they are incompetent.

Myridon

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