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What is the message of the movie Spring Breakers?

Taking into account the ending of Spring Breakers, what is the larger message that the viewer is supposed to take away from the movie? Is there one?
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How exactly is the movie a comedy?

Considering that both Wikipedia and IMDb have classified Spring Breakers as a comedy-drama, I'd like to know what exactly are the comic elements of the movie? The Britney Spears references? James ...
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What is the significance of the post-credits scene in Pontypool?

After the credits, the scene shifts to a radically different view: a stylized black-and-white version of Grant and Sydney in what looks like a far-eastern atmosphere. As Grant describes his plan to "...
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Significance of slogan written on the backside of Adrian Harris's car?

In Teen Wolf (TV Series), in one episode probably in Season 1 , there is slogan written on the back of Adrian Harris's car, states like "Imagination is more important then knowledge" How is this ...
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Was Thomas' hand injury in the trenches impulsive or premeditated?

In Season two, Episode one of Downton Abbey, after having spent two years on the battlefront, Thomas deliberately gets shot in the hand by holding up a lighter and inviting the enemy's bullet. ...
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Islanders stuck in the 18th c. and ruled by a mysterious 'Q'

TV show form the late 70s or early 80s. 20th century castaways are stranded on an Island. The natives are dressed in 18th c. Fashion (I remember cocked hats quite distinctly) and enslaved (or perhaps ...
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Old mech-like anime series belonging to my childhood

I've been looking and asking everyone and everywhere but I still can't find it, let me give you some details: Must be 90's or 80's, I saw it in the early 2000's in Italy, a country where movies and ...
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Why the name change from Hewitt to Sawyer?

I just watched the latest Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2013) and I don't understand where the name Sawyer came in. In the original as well as the version with Jessica Beil, the name was Hewitt. "Footage ...
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What does the “keleven” digit look like?

In the Finale episode of The Office, we learn that one reason Kevin was fired, was for using his made-up number "kelevin" to correct accounting errors. His replacement is seen asking Oscar about this ...
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Do the Doctors in the Doctor Who series identified themselves well?

While talking to my daughter about the Doctor Series, in general, I made an observation that made me wonder if anyone noticed that the Doctors of the Doctor Who series, past and present, made a bold ...
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Why did the horses calm down in Melancholia?

Why did the horses calm down after John died? What was the director trying to convey?
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Can you Identify the film where a retired cop alters his badge?

I know I'm going to hit myself in the face with a huge "DUH" when someone quickly answers this, but what film is it where a retired police officer removes his old badge and alters it to play cop again?...
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What was the name of the cartoon that had talking animals protecting their forest

I remember having VHS tapes of it back when i was a kid (before i learned that VHS was a scam cause the players almost always destroyed the tapes). From what i remember, there was this Baron guy who ...
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Identify this movie where man dies but his ghost lingers

I am trying to identify this movie, here is what I remember of it; It is an old movie, probably 90's A man (yellow hair I guess) dies, but his ghost lingers Ghost watches his wife and best friend (...
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A man who can not see his own paint

The movie is about a man who is still young and he can't see his painted photo, otherwise he will be old, and in the end of the movie he will see his photo and he will die.
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Who's the dead girl at the end of Catch-22?

Towards the end of Catch-22, we see Yossarian confront his friend Aarfy in a room where the latter confesses to raping and murdering a girl by throwing her out of the window. Who is the dead girl? ...
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What is Rusty Ryan is referring to in this scene?

In the movie Oceans Thirteen, after the drill hit the bank's hotel building for the third time, the drill does not stop at once; it goes on for several seconds and the building vibrates. Then Rusty ...
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Soldier forced to kill captured prisoner

American English movie, genre : drama, production house mostly mgm This is the movie about an American war hero who was largely neglected during his childhood. He joins the army and during his first ...
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Audrey Hepburn enters the suite of a business tycoon and says she's “leaving”

I'm trying to find a movie starring Audrey Hepburn. I could only watch a bit, and it was somewhat like this: Audrey Hepburn enters the suite of a business tycoon, and says she's "leaving". The man ...
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Were children subjected to shock therapy in the 1960s, as implied in Moonrise Kingdom?

In "Moonrise Kingdom" a social-services agent implies that an orphan with behavior problems could be subjected to shock therapy (aka electro-convulsive therapy or ECT). Were children really subjected ...
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What really happened to Korra?

In the finale to this season of Legend of Korra we see Korra finally battle Amon head-to head. However, the turn out is unfavorable as Korra loses her bending skills, but somehow retains and ...
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Why did Joshua go to Murtaugh's house instead of fleeing?

During Lethal Weapon, after Riggs and Murtaugh escape their captives after being tortured, Riggs chases down Joshua, the mercenary, but he gets away. Joshua then proceeds to go to Murtaugh's house, ...
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How is it decided whether to use a stuntman?

Stuntmen are widely used in many action films to shoot difficult and dangerous scenes. How is it decided whether to use a stuntman in a scene? Are there official rules for that?
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What happens to Jane's BMW in Mr.Brooks?

In Mr.Brooks, what happens to Jane's BMW? When Earl asked about the BMW she replied, A friend's going to drive it up. It'll be here next weekend. Again, when the cops asked about the BMW she ...
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Are Max Cooperman and Ryan McCarthy friends in Never Back Down?

I don't understand the relationship between Max Cooperman and Ryan McCarthy. At the beginning of the film scene they appear to be on good terms Ryan is observing the fight Jake interupts Max and ...
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Why is it called “Eastern Promises”?

The plot of the movie Eastern Promises depends on Russian gangsters and prostitution things. I didn't find the word "promise" in any expression of the movie's characters. Why is it called "Eastern ...
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Why did Vishal Bhardwaj avoid supernatural themes in Haider and Maqbool?

In Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptations of Hamlet and Macbeth into Haider and Maqbool, why did he completely avoid all the supernatural elements like witches, ghosts, etc? Did he ever explained his choice of ...
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Did Cole complete his mission or not?

In 12 Monkeys (1995), at the end of the movie, Cole is killed by a man in the airport. So did sending Cole into the past for a cure work or not?
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Why did Eobard Thawne react the way he did to Jay Garrick's helmet?

In the Season 1 finale, Eobard Thawne opens up a portal to return home, and Jay Garrick's helmet comes through. Eobard Thawne looks at it and says "That's my cue to leave." We find out later that the ...
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Did Daniel Faraday commit suicide?

I was watching episode 5x14 of Lost. Faraday comes back to the Dharma compound and asks help to go to the others to talk to Eloise. Him, Kate and Jack manage to get to the others's camp, but the way ...
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Did any stories of The Twilight Zone end with a happy ending and no twist or shocking ending?

The web series Longbox of the Damned reviewed the comic Twilight Zone #4, published by Gold Key. The final story involved a navy pilot who crashed into the water and is found by merfolk. After winning ...
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1950s B & W thriller from England about a boy who witnesses a murder and then gets chased by the heavy/large murderer

I am trying to find the name of an old movie I saw about 50 years ago on TV. Black and White, I believe made in England but not 100% sure. Seems made around 1950s. Plot as best as I can recall is ...
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What did happen to make Lauren move away from Sean?

In Mystic River, I didn't understand what made Lauren move away. According to an answer in Yahoo! Answer, seems like he accused her to cheated him--but that doesn't make sense; at least that event isn'...
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Did Finn turn off his targeting computer?

I saw The Force Awakens in its first week of release, before most of my friends. I made a mental note to discuss with them, but forgot it until now. I can't find anything on the Web mentioning it. ...
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Did Professor X ever marry someone?

In the original trilogy, there was not any mention about if Professor X was married to someone. However, while I was watching X-Men First Class, it seemed that Moira MacTaggert might be the one who ...
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Wolverine's DoFP selective amnesia?

Wolverine seems to have selective amnesia during Days of Future Past, where he alternates between having little to no memory of his pre-Weapon X life, and being able to recall minor details about his ...
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What happened to Magneto after the past changed in X Men Days of Future Past?

In X Men Days of Future Past, After the history was changed, Logan wakes up and we see that everyone is there, including Charles, Jean, Scott, Storm, and Beast. However, Magneto was not there. He was ...
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How come the coffee initially tasted awful

During the part of The Hateful Eight that showed what happened before, I missed the part that explained why the coffee tasted so awful. What did I miss?
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Is Logan no longer the Wolverine?

Logan in 1973 (X-men Days of Future Past) managed to set a new future for himself and for everyone else, which suggests that he may well have never had the chance to meet the real Stryker (again)... ...
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Outbreak climax explanation

In the climax of Wolfgang Petersen's film Outbreak (1995), we see Ford (Morgan Freeman) relieves McClintock (Donald Sutherland) of his command and arrests him for "withholding information from the ...
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What exactly does “heda” mean?

In the 100 TV series, we hear word "heda" or "one heda" a lot from grounders. It would make sense to mean something like leader but I've came across threads arguing that it means more than that. So ...
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Rich young kid kidnapped by two criminals and gets emotionally attached to them

I feel like this is a 90's or 80's movie, and I'm guessing it's a Hollywood/Disney type. The plot is basically a young rich sheltered white kid getting kidnapped by these two criminals. The two (one?)...
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Did McDonald's bankroll The Founder?

I'm wondering what level of involvement McDonald's had in this film. I reckon if developers of the film were looking for investors, McDonald's would have been able to pay for the whole project in a ...
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Why do TV series creators prefer to remove characters rather than recast them?

Actors playing roles on TV series occasionally leave the series after a while, for various reasons. I've noticed that, at least in the last few decades, that usually results in the character leaving ...
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Will and Sarah connections

In Netflix series Sense8 during a pilot episode its shown that Angelica give birth to cluster which Will belongs, by this I am guessing she activate his cluster at that moment and he start to feel ...
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Do actors performing stunts have to take substance test?

We all know that some actors are known to abuse alcohol or drugs in their free time. Considering some of them choose to perform certain stunts without a sub, I would imagine they could impose a great ...
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How was the Burj Khalifa scene shot in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol?

How was the "Ethan Hunt dangling over the side of Burj Khalifa" scene shot in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol? Especially the final part of that scene, wherein Hunt jumps towards an open window in ...
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Was the Iron Man scene in The Martian realistic?

Closer to the ending of the movie, when Mark Watney cuts a hole in his EVA suit to rendezvous with the Hermes, we see him spiraling wildly out of control before he links up with the Hermes crew. ...
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What is the name of this American movie where the employee can go underground by an elevator?

So, I watched this movie on Cinemax about 5 years ago but I don't remember its name. The movie is about a man who just got a new job and moved into this building. The building had two parts and he ...
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Looking for a movie in which a woman tries to commit suicide by taking pills

I'm looking for a movie I saw like 7-8 years ago (maybe less, maybe more), so I don't remember much. Just this one scene: It's night. A woman buys some pills (probably antidepressants or sleeping ...

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