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Is there any evidence to clarify Jon Snow's fate?

Does Jon Snow really die at the end of Game of Thrones season 5? I haven't read the books, but from what I have researched, he did not come back from the dead. There are many speculations out there ...
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Does Capable heal Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, when Capable, one of Immortan Joe's wives, finds Nux hidden in the rear of the Rig, he is distraught at having failed Joe. Capable tries to console him and at one point he ...
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Why didn't the woman just order “egg, sausage and bacon”?

In the Monty Python Spam skit, the second option presented to the couple is "egg, sausage and bacon". Later she asks for "egg, bacon, spam and sausage without the spam" and is greeted with a repulsed ...
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Movie about someone (Robin Williams?) getting hired to do comedy in the Muslim world

The movie's about USA government hiring Robin Williams to do comedy in the Muslim world. His destination was Pakistan but due to some problems, he makes it to india instead and does a comedy show ...
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What is the significance of the “Remember Sammy Jenkins” tattoo?

Why did Leonard Shelby have a "Remember Sammy Jenkins" tattoo? Why did he need this tattoo? Leonard has anterograde amnesia, that means he can have his past memories before the accident but not new ...
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Boy and girl sucked into a black and white world

There was this movie that I watched in school a while ago it went like this. There were two kids, a boy and a girl, that got a tv remote and when they pressed a certain button they got sucked into ...
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Have any TV shows spawned spin-offs of a different genre?

Spin-offs are a long-standing tradition in television, but generally the new shows stick quite closely to the aesthetics of the old. The Flash is much lighter in tone than Arrow, but it's still ...
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524 views

In The Godfather, did the horse head work?

If I recall correctly, during the beginning of The Godfather Tom Hagen is sent out to Hollywood to convince a producer to use an actor, when the producer balked, he ended up waking up snuggled up to ...
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Why did Maximus not return to his army camp when he escapes being murdered?

When Maximus is first taken out to be killed up in Germany somewhere at the beginning of Gladiator and they ride out until dawn and are to slay him, he goes all amazing and escapes. Now at this point ...
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How did the Stark family capture the Lannister family's children?

In the season 3 of "game of throne", I didn't understand that how stark family got Lannister family's two little children as prisoner?
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What is the green background? (“green screen”)

What do you call the green backgrounds which are used to create CGI backgrounds, weather reports etc. Why is green color always used?
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How is Scarlet Witch able to stop the train?

There is a scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron where Scarlet Witch stops a moving train with her powers. I didn't quite understand how she was able to do that. While ...
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Why is A Clockwork Orange considered great?

A few months ago I decided to watch A Clockwork Orange, as I was only inspired by its IMDB ratings and reviews and the generally high public opinion about the movie. So I was expecting a great movie. ...
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Where are the dogs in Titanic?

In the movie Titanic, when Jack first sees Rose for the first time, there are some dogs being taken for a walk on that deck by an officer. But when the Titanic is going down, none of the dogs were ...
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461 views

Man gives girl metal sword then fights with wooden sword

I don't remember much other than there was a scene where a little girl had to run away, so one of her protectors started fighting some knights with a wooden sword, since he gave the girl his metal ...
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427 views

Geography error

In the The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, when Treebeard is carrying Pippin and Merry, Pippin asks to be taken south toward Saruman's fortress. But the maps of Middle Earth clearly show Mirkwood ...
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Why was Mossador afraid of death?

In the new season of Game of Thrones we see the former slave Mossador being executed. Before he dies he pleads for his life. Is this inconsistent with the people of the free cities' behaviour? So as ...
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Why did Cass distrust the Doctor?

In the webisode The Night of the Doctor we meet the pilot Cass who is extremely fearful (or perhaps angry with) the Doctor once she realises he's a timelord (bonus points if you can tell me how she ...
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Were the Gotham Rogue football team real football players?

I heard the Gotham Rogue football team in The Dark Knight Rises were billed as actual football players, but they were just actors. Is this true?
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Sci-fi movie where people change personalities every 24 hours

It's kind of an old movie, definitely before 2009 I'd say and it's something like: alien race created a small town where people live and every 24 hours they change personalities? Like exchange who ...
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Why aren't there any animated movies of real life personalities?

When the technology became available, people in the industry would've found it easy to overcome some of the normal movie limitations such as: Studio and locations Impossible human actions Twins, ...
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Does Sherlock Holmes (Elementary) use a Microsoft Surface™?

On the American broadcast of the Elementary episode "You Do It to Yourself", there was a product placement scene where Sherlock Holmes prepares his Microsoft Surface™ tablet computer. ...
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Why does Felix Leiter introduce himself to Bond, who should already know him?

In Casino Royale (2006), Felix Leiter introduces himself to Bond when he goes after Le Chiffre. However, in the previous Bond movies such as The Living Daylights (1987), Bond already met Felix Leiter. ...
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Hank and Gomez getting footage of robbery at warehouse

BY the end of first season of Breaking Bad, we see that Walter and Jesse steal a barrel of methaphamine from a secured warehouse. At this point, Hank knows that there is some new player in town ...
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Is there a reference to Voldemort in 12 Angry Men?

At time 47:48 of 12 Angry Men (1957) the guy in the hat says what I believe to be "Voldemort please, eh?". Was this a reference to the character in Harry Potter? How could it be since the first book ...
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Why is the 'Get to the chopper' so famous?

The other day, I watched The Predator just to see why the 'Get to the chopper' is so famous. Finally, I heard the 'Get to the chopper!' line. But it was not funny or memorable at all. I had presumed ...
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How did Jack Sparrow end up making a deal with Davy Jones?

In Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest, the scene where Davy Jones comes aboard the Pearl and confronts Capt. Jack Sparrow, he mentions something about a deal, like Jack Sparrow being captain ...
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2 questions about “Cast Away”

I have two question about the movie Cast Away: After a few days in the island, Chuck Noland's body was full of injuries and wounds. Why didn't any of them get infected? What is the meaning of the ...
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How did Maximus become a slave?

In the Gladiator, how did Maximus become a slave? The army believed he was executed, so he wasn't an offically known deserter due to this. Also, he was a Roman citizen, as a citizen you had rights. It ...
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Can't remember the movie (about a nuclear submarine)

I remember a movie about a nuclear submarine. They received some message about some escalating situation (or something like that) then the outside transmissions stopped. They assumed the worst and ...
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Why is the film titled 'Frances Ha'?

Why is the film titled 'Frances Ha'? Is there some symbolism to it? Sure, we see that she has to abbreviate her name to get her label to fit into the mailbox of her new apartment. But this scene ...
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Of the movies 'Volcano' and 'Dante's Peak', which is more scientifically accurate?

In 1997, two volcano movies were released with big-name actors, Volcano and Dante's Peak. Both movies were fun to watch, but I'm curious, of the two gems of moviemaking, which were more ...
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Movie Title versus Movie Context

What's the significance of certain movie titles with respect to their context? I mean, take for example, these 3 movies (spoilers ahead, be warned): Winter's Bone Raising Arizona Monster's Ball I ...
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How would you categorise Shutter Island?

Is there a category for films like 'Shutter Island' where the story is turned upside down at the end of the movie, and then you have a "WTF" feeling?
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If Firefly's Mal Reynolds is a sergeant why does Zoe call him “Sir”?

Mal Reynolds was a sergeant at the time of the the Battle of Serenity Valley. Why does Zoe call him "Sir" (even during the battle) when any self respecting TV Non Commissioned Officer will yell "Sir? ...
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Who did Finnick marry in the final Hunger Games movie?

Bare with me on this one; I am watching the final Hunger Games movie, Mockingjay, Part 2, and trying to understand based on my less than crisp memory of the prior films. One of the characters from an ...
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What was the first book-to-film adaptation?

I've been doing my research about film adaptation. The object is a novel and film of "To Kill a Mockingbird". Now, I've seen on wikipedia that the first film that ever been adapted was Greed in 1924 ...
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592 views

Name of a painting in Wall Street (1987)

I am looking for a name of the painting or artist featured in Bud's apartment. I tried to google the artists in credits but no luck.
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Why did Django push for the slave to be eaten by the dogs?

I love most of Django Unchained, but the part where Django pushes for the slave to be eaten by the dogs bothers me. It's a great movie about justice, except for this one scene where Django pushes for ...
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What is funny about Yokomichi Yonosuke's name?

In Yokomichi Yonosuke (A story of Yonosuke) each time Yonosuke introduces himself other people seem to be amused by his name. Why is that? Is this some kind of Japanese wordplay?
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What does Allen's line about the floatation device mean?

In "The other guys", Allen says: Anything you say or do can be used as a floatation device. What's funny about it?
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An animated film about assassinating Kim Jong-il

I watched it on TV one or two months ago. I didn't see its beginning nor its title. It's 3D animation. There is a team of American agents. It mentioned something about there are two or three types of ...
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Why does The Bartender have surgery marks?

There is a scene in Predestination where The Bartender shows his surgery marks, as if he was a woman as well. What does this mean?
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Comedy movie where protagonist is late to a special event, and is having a lot of travel trouble

Comedy movie from the 80s or 90s. The protagonist is on a time-pressured journey to a special event (wedding?), and is having a lot of travel trouble. After missing a key transport, an old man in a ...
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What cardinal rule did Marcus break?

In John Wick, in the scene where John Wick gets a call after Willem Dafoe's character (Marcus) gets killed, Viggo mentions that Marcus broke one cardinal rule What was Viggo talking about? What ...
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If Neo survived in the first movie, how come he didn't in the third movie?

In the first Matrix movie Agent Smith and Neo survived the green explosion from inside the agent. But in the third movie Neo and Smith both died as a result of the same attack in the first movie. How ...
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Did Vin MoCap the Dance?

We all know Vin Diesel is famous for his silky moves... Is there anything to substantiate the claim that Vin Diesel was himself the model for the Motion Capture of Groot's already infamous ...
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What exactly was the pirates' plan?

In Captain Philips the four man team boards the ship. I'm struggling to understand how they originally intended to make their money. They couldn't hope to carry the cargo off in their little skiff ...
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50 First Dates: precursors?

I like the plot of 50 First Dates. But I abhor the gratuitous obscenities therein. I have often found that when a (bad) comedy has a great plot, it is because the plot is stolen. And, in general, ...
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Is Insidious: Chapter 2 a stand alone movie?

I want to watch Insidious: Chapter 2. But do I have to watch the first part or is this a stand alone movie?

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