Inanimate objects used in film or tv productions to propel the storyline or that help to define a character by association.

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When did bombs start having fancy countdown timers?

I think that it's widely considered that bombs with cute LCD displays and timers displaying the time left, all in movies and video games, are highly unrealistic, because what evil villain wants to let ...
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Is Breacher wearing a European style necktie to point to Schwarzenegger's heritage?

In Sabotage (2014) the character Breacher, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is shown wearing a European style necktie, i.e. the stripes showing positive diagonals when seen by others ( // , see here). ...
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Whose photo is on the table in the telephone call scene?

It's hard to believe that a detail in a Tarkovsky film is arbitrary. In The Sacrifice (Offret), there is a scene at the 2:00:00 mark, where the main character is sitting at a table facing the camera....
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What was the first movie/serie to feature an actor drinking a beverage?

Some props are used better than others. Some deserve no atention whatsoever. Good or bad use of props may give certain scenes more or less credibility. This is why I find rather akward that any ...