Question: What is the title and author of the music played at Isabella's house on the stereo?
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Question: What is the significance of the penguin as Ed Norton's "power animal"?
Answer: If you listen to the commentary the producer explains that the whole ice cave scene is himself reminiscing about some childrens' book series.
This is simply wrong. What the answer may be referring to is the director's instructions to make the penguin move like the ones in Mary Poppins.
Answer: Author Chuck Palanuik (who wrote the book) stated that he did a similar meditation practice where he was supposed to picture a "power animal," and a penguin popped into his head and told him to "slide." People have theorized that a cute, innocent animal telling him to "slide" in a childlike voice was meant to symbolize the narrator's (and presumably Palanuik's if his story is true) need to let go and relax and not let things get him down so much. (Represented by the penguin gleefully sliding away giggling like a child with not a care in the world).
Answer: Very good question. I was wondering that myself. Here is how I see it, and maybe I am not really right. But the one word used by his power animal was 'Slide'. It was repeated again when Marla Singer 'invaded' his conscious and unconscious manifestations as we find her in the cave. The movie is all about ripping him from ideological assumptions of the things Tyler wants his to see doesn't really matter in life. So here is the line of the movie: The ability to let that which does not matter truly slide."Here the word slide again.
Question: If the radio antenna was cut, how in the world did they get communication? It seems they were working on the radio on the sub, what good would that do if there was no antennae?
Chosen answer: The ship has a second antenna, but the radio is damaged during the torpedo attack. Therefore they have to fix it in order to use the backup antenna.
Question: I've seen the full-screen version of the film several times on television now, and I'm wondering why the very last shot before the closing credits shows the wide-screen shot compressed into the full-screen viewing area (making everyone look tall and skinny). Is it because all five characters wouldn't be able to fit, or is it because the closing credits are about to be shown?
Chosen answer: It's probably the former. Pan and scan isn't possible in a static scene like that one, of course. Just another reason why "fullscreen" is misleading.
Question: I'm sure I have seen this film in colour. Does anyone know if it has ever been shown in colour?
Question: Where did Sam get the potatoes for the "coney stew"? Not having enough food is a big issues for the hobbits yet it seems he has more than enough ingredients to make a stew with the rabbits that Gollum brings to him. And, if he just dug up the potatoes, why is running out of lembas bread such a tragedy?
Question: Can anyone tell me why switch wears white clothes when inside the matrix when all the other rebels wear black? Is there a back story to this?
Answer: Not all the rebels wear black, they each have a distinctive style, Trinity in black PVC, Morpheus in alligator skin over a purple business suit, Switch in white.
Question: When Charlotte won't believe that Stanford's boyfriend Marcus used to be a callboy, Anthony says "Wake up and smell the KY". What is KY?
Question: At the end of Revolutions, Smith's body (or bodies I should say) is destroyed in the same manner it was destroyed at the end of the first film. But after he was destroyed the first time, he simply came back and started spreading. What's stopping him from simply returning the same way he did after his first "death"?
Answer: The answer to this comes from Reloaded. Smith says that after he died, he was supposed to go back to the source, to be deleted (this is clarified by the Oracle). However, he didn't and in effect became a virus in the system. When he infected Neo, who was connected to the source, the source destroyed him.
Question: What happened to the pages of Colin's book when they fell in the lake? Did him and Aurelia get them back or did they give up?
Answer: I think they got most or all of them back, as evidenced by the scene where they are both shivering and wet in the house. "How can I repay you? I know, I'll name a character after you..."
Question: Can someone PLEASE explain the ending? The whole show was pretty confusing, particularly why everything disappeared at the end, why people lost their memories, etc.
Chosen answer: The show was originally planned to have a second season, but then it was dropped because of low ratings in Japan, thus the abrupt ending leaving everything unexplained and out in the open. Still, the show was so popular on TV in the US that The Cartoon Network decided to finance the production of the second season, which is right now coming out on DVD (I think the first three volumes are already out). This should end up tying everything nicely.
Question: When Neo and Trinity are about to take off in the Logos to go to the Machine City, and after she goes down to check the problem and Bane attacks her, she goes up the ladder and calls for Neo on the intercom. However, right after she got up the ladder Bane grabs her foot and she proceeds to kick him, knocking back down the ladder. Why didn't she use this chance to lock him in? You can't open it from below. Yes, he could still mess with the ships operations, however they could've gotten a gun, opened it up, and shot him; it'd be as easy as shooting fish in a barrel.
Chosen answer: He would have still been able to open the hatch up. It's a maintenance room, not a "lock-up" room. Someone in this room would still be able to open it from the inside.
Question: When's the movie set?
Question: Evie constantly refers to the 'Bembrige Scholars' - do they actually exist?
Chosen answer: No, but it sounds a bit like Cambridge or some other old institution. Bembridge actually exists as a village in England, but there is no mention anywhere of any institution or society named "Bembridge Scholars", so it's most likely something that was invented for the sake of the franchise, as they are mentioned in the second movie as well.
Question: It was mentioned several times throughout the movie that Lacuna Inc gets really busy on Valentines, and also at Joel's place when the tech guy tells Patrick to stop fooling around as they have to get moving to other jobs... So what happened to all the other clients since the remainder of the night was spent at Joel's place?
Answer: When the techs are packing up then next morning, the young guy (Kirsten's boyfriend) says something about having to get to the next job. So its safe to assume the erasure takes a good 8 hours to complete normally but Joel kept fighting them so it would have taken a little longer.
Question: I was watching an old episode of Friends and was wondering, what ever happened to the duck and the chicken that Chandler and Joey own?
Answer: Much like a lot of things in sitcoms there are certain aspects that get fazed out temporarily or completely because they don't fit the story line. However, in 'The Last One', Joey mentions that the chick and the duck went to live in a special farm when they grew old; meaning that they died of old age. In the same episode Rachel confirms this when she asks "Didn't they die?"
Answer: He doesn't per se, the rats release him when they show up to move Mrs. Brisby's house.
Question: What is the song that is played at the end of the film. (When the credits come up.) (Starts something like: "A man down under . . . ")
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Answer: It's called "Red Tape" by Agent Provocateur.