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Why are Asura and Indra of Hindu mythology represented opposite in Naruto?

In Hindu mythology, Asura are the bad beings. Asuras always try to steal the place of Devas because they didn't get it. Indra is a king of Devas/Suras. So in short Indra (Deva) is depicted as good ...
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Who are the people who mug the ghost outside of Rhinehart publishing firm?

In the movie The Ghost writer as soon as the Ghost leaves the Rhinehart publishing, he gets mugged by people on the bike. I couldn't figure out who caused this act in the movie or if it was any way ...
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Do kidnappers typically use authentication by newspaper? [closed]

Authentication by newspaper is the trope where the front page of a newspaper is displayed to indicate that a photo must have been taken on the day of publication, or later. Fictional examples of the ...
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2000's romantic comedy about a family of men cursed to die at a specific age

I don't know anything of the movie, except that it is a 2000ish sorta romance film about a 20ish year old man that has a curse on his family where at a certain age all men die in accidents or the ...
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S01E10: How did Romero know about the money?

In the TV series Bates Motel (2013), sheriff Alex Romero retrieved the money from Shelby's garage. How did he know about it? Was he involved in their slavery empire? If yes, how?
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Show's that do a fake “last time on” [closed]

The show Children's Hospital features a great comedic device wherein, at the beginning of each episode, they do a "Last time on Children's Hospital" montage, except that the bulk of it is new, out of ...
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552 views

Why is Borg a 'Jarl', while everyone else is an 'Earl'?

In 'Vikings', there are a number of characters with the title of Earl, which in the Vikings society (as portrayed in the series) is second only in rank to the King. Now, I've seen some criticism of ...
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Cartoon show from the 80's with kids going to sleep and go into a magical world

There was this cartoon I used to watch... kids (usually sad ones) went to sleep, woke up and went through a glowing door that led them to a magical world/forest with animals helping them to become ...
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What did they need Hyde for?

I just watched the finale of Jekyll (2007), and while I found it both shocking and genius, I'm not quite sure I understand the plot of the show in the light of the final revelation. If I understand ...
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Hyde accessing the original Jekyll's memories

In Jekyll (TV series), Hyde starts to remember memories of Tom. He even ends up recollecting memories of the original Jekyll. Since Hyde shares his mind with Tom, should the memories that he can ...
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Why did McCarnick claim there is a murder suspect in the building?

After he beats the prostitute, he makes a call saying there is a murder suspect in the building. Why do that?
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177 views

Movie with contest where hands are put in a hole with snakes

I think this movie was from the 1980s or 1990s. I would have seen it in the early-mid 1990s when I was a child. It was in English and was in colour. It was either an American or British film. The only ...
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Derek's safety in the hill scene

In Peter Jackson's 1987 film, Bad Taste, one of the main characters, Derek, is fighting with aliens on the side of a rather steep hill. I have to wonder what kind of safety precautions the actors took ...
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Why single way communication in Interstellar? [duplicate]

Why could the crew beyond the worm hole only receive video logs? Why did they not have two way communication with NASA on Earth?
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122 views

Reason behind the feud between WWE's “Wyatt” family members

I saw that Rowen added himself in Team Cena, and his brother Luke Harper is in an opposite team. That's surprising, because both are monsters. How can one participating in noble cause with Team Cena, ...
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156 views

USA Horror\Slasher from late 70s\early 80s with a crazy old woman

A "classic" plot where a bunch of youth come to a house. One after another is slayed with a kind of hatchet or a cane, I don't remember. In large parts of the movie we only see the back or the hands ...
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153 views

Portrayal of Southern USA in movies and TV shows [closed]

This might be my personal opinion, but I have felt that Southern USA is portrayed in a very different manner in American movies and TV shows. Most of the TV shows or movies that I have seen where the ...
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Why did Corder leak information in “The Final Cut”?

In the original House of Cards series, Corder leaks a tape and documents to Makepeace. I don't see the reason for doing so. Killing Urquhart sort of made sense, but why leak the negative information ...
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What happened in “If I Stay”?

In the movie If I Stay, Mia got in an accident with hr family. Her parents died. Her younger brother died in hospital. Mia was in coma. We saw her consciousness(may be, I'm confused) going through ...
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Final scene in Turist / Force Majeure

The film Turist (Force Majeure) chronicles a family on skiing holiday in the Alps. It's mostly a pretty "ordinary" film with no surreal elements. What is the meaning of this scene?
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the secret of the Tesla letter in The Prestige [duplicate]

In the movie The Prestige, I realized that But I don't understand anything about that specific letter that Borden gave to Angier. He wrote Tesla on it. What was that about? Is there a ...
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628 views

How many people killed in The Expendables 3? [closed]

There are 489 peoples killed in The Expendables 2 and 221 in The Expendables. Based on the Expendables wiki. But how many people were killed in the 3rd part? Including mechanic vehicles.
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Why don't they send the files through the mail channel?

In the series 24, season 4, episode 12, as Jack Bauer is in the corporation building restoring deleted files, why don't they send those files via the given mail channel opened with Tony Almeda, but ...
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Rusty describes his needs for an 11 man crew [duplicate]

In Ocean's Eleven, Rusty (Brad Pitt) and Danny Ocean (Gorge Clooney) are in the architect firm's building that designed the vault of the Ballagio Casino, Las Vegas at night going over the blueprints. ...
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846 views

Why is Bobby Munson's cut different than everyone else's?

Did they ever explain in the TV series Sons Of Anarchy why Bobby Munson's cut (his gang jacket) has a border around the shoulders? There's a white pattern around what would be his sleeves (if it ...
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51 views

Shouldn't Skipper still be a werewolf (dog)?

In the movie Cursed, they explain how: if you get bitten by a werewolf, you'll turn into one and to become human again, you'll have to kill that werewolf who bit you. Jimmy got bitten by Jake so ...
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192 views

In the tv series Fargo, why did lester go behind Loren Malvo?

In the TV series Fargo, why did lester go behind Loren Malvo when they meet after 1 year in the bar at Las Vegas even after Malvo threatens him to walk away?
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A movie about trapped people where they can only be back by being good

I'm looking for a movie about people trapped in a parallel world. They can only get back into the real world by being good. Killing yourself is not an option because you will be resurrected again. I ...
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159 views

Why do the pirates have white teeth?

I was watching Black Sails and I couldn't stop noticing that the pirates have super nice white teeth. I would think pirates just had 'bad & rotten' teeth. Was this just left out on purpose or ...
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Meaning of the 'magic circle' quote

Can you explain the meaning of the following quote from Ingmar Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly? We draw a magic circle around ourselves to shut out everything that doesn’t fit our secret games. ...
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How much time passes between Jim first meeting Pam and their wedding?

In the american version of The Office, at the time of their wedding, Jim says that he had to wait for a long long time. Is there any indication to know exactly how much time has passed ?
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Humanoid monster who rips out a throat

Please help me identify this horror movie: I saw this one with my uncles in the early 90's. They watched Shocker (1989) a few days earlier so I'm guessing that the movie I'm seeking is from around ...
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Permisson requirement for Song usage in movies [duplicate]

When songs are used in movies, in what circumstances it is required to get permission or is it always required? For example, If a song is played in the background and used as a soundtrack for the ...
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241 views

Aquatic monster movie

I saw this film either in the late 90's or the early 2000's. It was definitely a horror movie (and a bad one too). I remember a group of teenagers on a cruise boat and there was an aquatic monster (or ...
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Is episode S09E03 a comment on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's success at the awards?

In the 3rd episode of the 9th season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia "The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award" for the best bar. While the show is not particularly famous for referencing ...
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Why does S06E08 feature so many guest stars?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "The Gang Gets a New Member" (S06E08) features three significantly famous actors/comedians in guest roles, that being Jason Sudeikis as former group ...
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SCTV: is “Monster Chiller Horror Theatre” based on “Monsters we Know and Love?”

Back in the mid-seventies in Toronto, there was a regular horror movie on CityTV on Saturday nights called "Monsters we Know and Love," which was hosted by Gene Taylor but also featured a sidekick ...
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First movie where you hear breathing in a helmet?

Is 2001: A Space Odyssey the first movie where you can hear somebody's breathing in a helmet? I talk about Darth Vader's type of breathing; in the case of Kubrik's movie it is breathing in a space ...
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What is the fee for opening the door in The Last Car?

In the episode The Last Car from the Tales from the Darkside, what is the fee for opening the door? When the woman tries to open the door she is warned about a fee but it is never mentioned.
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TV Series about kids/teen becoming heroes with the aid of a magic pencil

A group of Kids or Teenagers (unsure which they were as i was a kid back then (1990's) everyone older than me always looked the same) enter this abandoned house. inside they find all these different ...
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Significance/symbolism of toe-licking scene

On the day of Pu Yi's inauguration as Emperor of Manchukuo, his wife the Empress goes a bit nutty. First she eats some white flowers. Then later Eastern Jewel starts licking her toes. I never got ...
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What happened to rest of 6 barrels of money? [duplicate]

In the finale of Breaking Bad, Walt killed Uncle Jack and his companions who took 6 barrels of Walt's money. After that what happened to that 6 barrel? Who got that money?
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Where did the 2nd Ooze canister come from?

In Ninja Turtles 2 (1991), we see the foot capture the TGRI professor as he is processing the last canister of Ooze. Shredder forces the professor to use the Ooze to create Tokka and Rahzar, but ...
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What made it an opportune time to roll out the Russian Flu Vaccine?

There is some heavy spoiler content for anyone who hasn't seen at least the 1st series of Utopia. So, towards the finale of season 1 we finally learn that the Russian Flu Vaccine is actually... ...
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Did Ryan really never cry?

In the Wilfred episode "Questions" (S02E11), during Ryan's trip within a trip he learns that the cause for his panic attacks isn't little Joffrey crying but merely Kristen telling him not to cry, ...
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Not using the obvious test to proof RoboCop's superiority over pure machines?

As part of introduction to the setting, we're shown a live conference as part of The Novak Element. They obviously wanted to show citizens of the US how the military robots help securing Teheran. ...
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357 views

Was Leonard's wife really raped? [duplicate]

In the film Memento Leonard's main tattoo reads JOHN G. RAPED AND MURDERED MY WIFE That means it was the second attacker who raped his wife. If this was true the postmortem report would've shown ...
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What is the creepy music? [closed]

In The Amazing World of Gumball, S02E13- The Photo, what's the name of the creepy music playing when gumball and Darwin walk down the hall? I just watched the episode yesterday, and I can't find any ...
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What is the History between Tom Quinn and Tessa Phillips

I'm re-watching Spooks and the first scene between Tom Quinn and Tessa Phillips is the following exchange: Tom: I thought we were supposed to share information. Do the words 'ports warning list' ...
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What foreshadowing was Corey Feldman's character referring to in Dream A Little Dream?

There's a scene in 1989's Dream A Little Dream where Jason Robards' character is talking to Corey Feldman's character "telepathically" via a dream. He's done this a number of times previously, but ...

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