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What was the Chinese man's role in the attempt to kill Bill the Butcher?

What was the Chinese man's role in the plot to kill Bill the Butcher in Gangs of New York? There are various scenes where Amsterdam is talking to the Chinese man in charge of the venue where the ...
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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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The Strain Vampire Vigilante and Theory

In The Strain Season 1 Episode 7, For Services Rendered, we see what appears to be a group of vigilante vampires. What is their relationship to other vampires like The Master and his minions? I think ...
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Why was it “The Sacrifice”?

In Valhalla Rising, the final chapter (IIRC, Chap IV) is titled "The Sacrifice." This is one of the few things I've not been able to figure out on my own, for sure. Why was the chapter called that? I ...
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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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What was the motivation and fate of the Polish Jew?

Nearing the end of his journey in As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (orig.: So weit die Füße tragen), when Clemens is in Kazakhstan, he is recognized as a German by a man named Igor who invites him into ...
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What motivated Mr. Smith to carry on?

During the course of The Way Back, when the company is traveling through the Gobi Desert Mr. Smith seems reluctant and unable to go on and is about to give up and die (maybe also in part because of ...
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What was the meaning of the country song in the episode “Aus der Tiefe der Zeit”?

The Dominik Graf directed Tatort episode "Aus der Tiefe der Zeit" repeatedly employs a certain country song as in-scene background music at various occasions. More or less anytime when some music ...
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Why doesn't the guy in jail recognize Walter?

Why doesn't the supposed killer recognize Walter when he went to jail to talk to him? After that scene, we later see that Walter went to college with him and they make eye contact at one point. So, ...
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How did Shilo know the real reason Nathan was working for Rotti?

In Repo the Genetic Opera at the very end of the film on stage, Rotti, Shilo, and Nathan are all finally confronting each other, and Rotti tells Shilo that Nathan is the one that has been making her ...
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Rear projection effect in The Hateful Eight

Do you think that the rear projection effect used in the movie The Hateful Eight during the ride to Red Rock was used just due to economical reasons or was meant as some sort of a stylistic effect?
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Symbolism of breastfeeding old woman in Black Moon

Can anybody expound on the symbolism of breastfeeding the old woman in "Black Moon" (1975)?
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Sherlock, The Abominable bride, opening scene explanation

In the Sherlock, Abominable Bride episode, a particular scene caught my attention. In the opening scene just when Mike Stamford and Dr. Watson are heading to meet Sherlock, in the backdrop we can see ...
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Do you know this movie about a transfer student that befriends a working student who is good at piano and a star athlete?

This has been bugging me for years and i really wanna see this movie again. I think this movie was made in late 90's or early 2000's. As far as i can remember this chinese student transfered to an ...
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Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't?

I've been re-watching Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and just got to the end of the first series and I've been wondering: Why does Fitz get the bends and Simmons doesn't when they escape from the pod at the ...
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TV Movie made in the 80's maybe 90's

This made for TV movie was made before the 2000's. It tells the life of a woman searching for the children that were taken from her, when she left them in the care of a neighbor. She tries calling ...
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Why does Sheldon not stop Leonard from sitting in his spot on the couch?

From first episode of first season of The Big Bang Theory, it is shown that Sheldon has an attachment to his spot on couch and does not let anybody sit on it. However, in Bat Jar Conjecture, we can ...
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Where are the spoons?

In Bone Tomahawk, when Sheriff Franklin's wife recovers from her convalescence after her bout with pneumonia and cooks breakfast, she complains that she can not find what the sheriff has done with the ...
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Need the movie title of this ghost comedy

Help me out, friends. I'm trying to figure out the title of an old movie. It's a bit of a comedy. There are 2 couples. One is dead, the other alive. It ends with the live woman dying to be with the ...
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Name Of UK TV Documentary About Fortress Europe

I remember bits of this documentary and have searched using various terms for ages, eventually ending up here due to a similar question posted in august 2015. The 2 points which I vividly remember ...
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How did they shoot the snow scenes in The Hunt?

How did they shoot the snow scenes in The Hunt? Did they use real snow, or is that a specific trick to fake it during the shooting?
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What made Clarice so important to Hannibal Lecter?

In the final scenes pf Hannibal, Hannibal Lecter could have killed Clarice but he let her go and cut off his own arm, and there's also the perfume in the letter scene. So what exactly was it? Was it ...
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Name of low quality 90s gangbanger movie

Like 2 girls are being chased by a gang and kill the gang off one by one. The leader of the gang is mad because the girls killed his brother and he sacrifices his members to get retribution. There's a ...
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French movie about a boy and a girl, who was about to marry someone else before realizing her love for the former

I once watched this movie when it was aired on UTV World movies. It was a French movie about a boy and a girl, who wandered around with each other. However, the girl was about to marry someone when ...
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Help me find an episode featuring memory loss

it is where there's this guy (I'm pretty sure it's a guy), something happens to him, and he can't remember names of faces or things. As i said it was a guy, he is a doctor, normal build, kinda hot, ...
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How did Joy escape?

The movie prisoners is quite difficult to understand. I still try to understand how Joy escaped. When Joy was in the hospital, it seems that Bob was in her flashback. So did he help her escape? Do ...
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Movie about a kind woman adopting children of a dead prostitute of different colour

The story happened in Europe (or America) in 19th century, I guess. The actress is a very kind young lady. She found a prostitute dead after giving birth in the wild one day and she found that the ...
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Motivation of the murderer in Season 3

I have just watched Season 3 of TV series Bron aka The Bridge. I hope that somebody here can help me with this matter: I am not able to comprehend why Emil Larsson did kill his first victim, Helle ...
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Has 'Orange is the New Black' changed in season 3?

I'm currently on a binge-watch in OISTNB season 3 and I must say: it seems very different from season 1 and 2. The focus is way less on Piper, everything seems to be peaceful, there are hardly any ...
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Control the past, control the future in a different time-stream?

In the series Terra Nova: In the first episode Maddy and her little sister see The Probe, you'll get a brief explanation about how it's the first item that they send back into the past, but never ...
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On what basis was Milkin's transfer possible?

In the 4th episode of the 4th season of House of Cards Donald Blythe follows Claire's advice and decides to send Igor Milkin (at the time on a plane circling over the North Sea) to China. What makes ...
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Movie about two teenage groups, one of these groups where fans of Prince

The recent pass away of Prince made me think about a movie I watched as kid, about 20 years ago. I watched it on TV and I'm quite sure it was from the 80s. It was most probably American. The plot ...
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Can someone tell me name of this French movie?

This movie is French movie movie and involves two main characters, an old actor (possibly retired) and a factory worker (she's fired from the work). One night she spots the old actor jump in the river ...
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Action or martial arts movie

I can't recall this martial arts movie I saw back in 1994, not sure if it was made in that year or not. These are 2 scenes that I remember: They were in a bar, I think, were this guy grabs this big ...
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Who is “we” in Franks' monologue?

Episode 10 of the 4th season of House of Cards contains a fantastic scene of Frank intimidating Catherine Durant. When referring to himself Frank initially uses first person singular: But of ...
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Why does Zampa take the blame for Pierre Michel's murder?

In La French (The Connection) 2014 French film, Tany's associates are jailed after the heroin lab is busted and one of them comes up with a plan to organise Pierre Michel's murder on the outside by a ...
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Hand drawings in “A Walk Among the Tombstones”

In the movie A Walk Among the Tombstones, what was the significance of the drawings by the young black boy that was helping Matt? It looked like drawings appeared several times in the movie at ...
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Why do the dolls attack everyone on the LOCUS SOLUS ship?

In Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Batou infiltrates a factory-ship owned by LOCUS SOLUS, while Togusa is hacking it externally. In the end, the dolls produced on the ship are activated and attack ...
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Who actually lives in Tomorrowland?

This is going to be pretty much all spoilers, but here we go. The premise of Tomorrowland is that some of the world's brightest minds have found another dimension, and intend to use it as an ...
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Why screeners are released in DVD format instead of Blu-ray?

A screener (SCR) is an advance screening of a film or television series sent to critics, awards voters, video stores (for their manager and employees), and other film industry professionals, ...
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Was Matt Dillon the first choice for Carl?

For the movie 'You, Me, and Dupree', was Matt Dillon the first choice to play Carl? Reason I ask: Owen Wilson as Dupree and Kate Hudson as Molly make the movie. But I wonder if the person in charge ...
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Is there any reason for the absence of Walt in Lost?

In Lost, mostly all the dead and non dead characters return for the last season. But Walt didn't return for it, he didn't even appear in Lost: Missing Pieces episode, Room 23 which was even about ...
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First movie where the Bald Eagle's cry is dubbed as Red-Tailed Hawk cry?

As noted pretty much everywhere, the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus Ieucocephalus) we hear in movies is, like most things, a result of movie magic. In real life, they should like they are chirping with ...
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Identification of a live action short film

I am looking for a short film made in the late 80s or early 90s which was aired on French TV channel Canal + around 1990/1992. In my (failed) memory, the film's title was "Night Wings" but it's ...
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Why do some characters call the Machine “she”?

On Person of Interest, most people on Team Machine refer to it as "she". To me, that's sort of clear for Root, not so clear for Finch and even less clear for others. Why do they do that? P.S. I don't ...
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Thriller/Horror movie about girl who moves in with couple

Its about a movie a girl who somehow moves in with a couple and is crazy. Has an affair and eventually tries to kill them I think. It is sometime after 2010. Some descriptions of movie on reddit ...
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Why do we never get to see Rex's face in Killer Joe?

Not only Rex, but Chris' mother is shown only once and only when she is dead. We never get to see Rex's face. Is it intentional, maybe so that the audience focuses on main characters only?
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Were the 30 Rock Live episodes shot at 30 Rock?

Were the 30 Rock live episodes, one each from seasons 5 and 6 shot from studio 6H at 30 Rock itself or were they shot at a different location? Since there were at least more than 4 different sets in ...
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Why did iZombie add gourmet cooking shots in the second season?

iZombie's main conceit is that the main character, Liv, accesses the memory and personality of murder victims by eating their brains. In the first season, this happened, but wasn't emphasized. In the ...
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Horror Movie: Family Gets stranded in creepy town where people turn into monsters at night and won't let them leave?

I'm trying to remember the name of this movie I saw on TV. All I remember is that a family was driving and either their car broke down or they stopped for gas in this small kind of ghost-town in a ...

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