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In the US and Canada at least, these are the most commonly encountered disposable cups used for beer - as pointed out by @Paulster2, because they can be purchased in large quantities quite cheaply (e.g. on Walmart's website, I found 100 for $6.34). There is also a fogged semi-transparent version. For this audience, the kind of cup described is instantly ...


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This cup was first produced by a company named Solo, which carefully designed it to be an all-purpose cup for drinks. The cup actually has 3 measuring points for each type of drink, denoted by specific contour changes: Because of its cheap price point, its bold color and its abundance in grocery stores, it became the defacto cup to use at keg parties in ...


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Something that the other answers haven't mentioned is that many of the people present at such a party are likely under 21, and an opaque cup prevents an outside observer from being able to tell that the liquid in the cup is actually beer. Many people believe that this will protect them from consequences if they are photographed or the party is raided. (It ...


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Supporting answer to @JamesMcLeod's: It also packs in some meaning: The cup implies informal situations, outdoors ones, and/or low income. It's perfect for showing on camera to get the viewer to unconsciously understand that "this is a college party." It can be used to imply poverty, simplicity, or bizarrity. Let's look at the latter: In OP's images, ...


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Well, I've got this, It's a poster called: Musten Baba (poster work on paper) I think it's a guru named Musten Baba; it's from 1968. It was produced by a company called Berkeley Bonaparte. I think it might have been a poster used by Frank Zappa (source) additional source


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TL;DR: it's a mail bag and it's there to identify it as 'friendly' to planes. I thought for sure it was a captured Nazi flag, but finding the same thing on other tanks suggests otherwise. What follows is highly speculative about what it is and why it's there but IMO, it draws reasonable correlations; history buffs might know better. Mail bag: ~1h:19m : ...


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Just another thought, which probably is nothing more than an interesting connection:


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The glasses are generally referred to as "Half-rim glasses", "Brow-line glasses" (or more colloquially "Eyebrow glasses"). They were indeed appropriate to the period. You can see Ronnie Kray wearing them in the photo below from the early 1960s.


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Costume designer Mark Bridges explained: “It was in the original material, the book by Matthew Quick. It really sums up that working-class world, and also [Cooper’s character’s] dedication to try to get back into shape to win his life back by any means necessary—even by looking ridiculous and causing complete humiliation to the whole family by ...


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The name at the bottom appears to read "Jim Danger Distillery". Probably a spoof on Jim Beam Distillery which makes a Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey.


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It's certainly not an anachronism, although they weren't in very wide use. Their creation can be placed sometime in the late 1950s, although the first dry erasable marker wasn't invented until 1975. So they were certainly around in 1981.


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From appearances, and the way he constantly fishes pieces out of his mouth and puts them on his plate and picks his teeth, and also according to online sources (like here and here), it's a horrible, cold piece of leftover steak which he was eating before he passed out drunk. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be in the script, where circumstances are a bit ...


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It's specifically described in the movie by his friend as a Ruger Mini 14, not an M14. It also referenced the stainless Mini 14 from A-Team.


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This is very much a familiarity thing. In many instances, a car enthusiast will be able to identify a car based on its shape, styling, etc. This is especially prevalent with old American muscle cars. You can tell the year a car is made from its VIN, vehicle identification numbers were added in the 80s but it's not something you can see from a distance. ...


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This question was asked in MetaFilter, and the top response references a Mental Floss article. This references the California Child Labor Law, which allows a (relative) newborn of 15 days old to be "employed in the entertainment industry". More on the use of babies on film, from Mental Floss: Some star-struck parents of prematurely born twins are able ...


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TL;DR: We will never know for sure, but it so highly unlikely. Well... hate to break it to you but probably not. It is rather difficult to proof he didn't and honestly it doesn't make sens to proof someone did not do something (burden of proof). Apart from proving from a legal view points, there are some thoughts that can shed some lights on the issue. If ...


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It's a tribute to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. From the IMDb FAQ: It's a spoof of the famous jump cut in 2001:A SPACE ODYSSEY, where an ape throws a bone into the sky which suddenly changes to a satellite orbiting the Earth. Joel also explained it in an interview: One of my favorite 2001 jokes that’s built into Mystery Science Theater ...


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Just found this page on New York Daily, from the title: What are they smoking?! When scenes call for pot or cocaine, Hollywood turns to stash of faux drugs later it says: Turns out that many cocaine look-alikes are ingredients you might use in a cake, like powdered sugar, powdered milk and baking soda, while herbal tobacco fills in for ...


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The device in film is called an Eye Iron. Its purpose is to reduce swelling, and yes it is cooled on ice prior to application. The job of the guy that does this in the fighting ring is called Cutman.


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Well, it did look pretty solid... But no, I don't think there was a special meaning - apart from making Dexter's normal morning-ritual look "gruesome" by using weird camera-angles. Also, remember that the whole opening credits - plus a bit extra - were shown in one of the episodes of the first season, to show that "life is good, and everything is great ...


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I've always taken the opening credits of Dexter as a way of the producers to show that, on the surface at least, Dexter is a normal person. He sleeps, wakes up, has breakfast, gets dressed and goes out. Just like you or I would. The showing of locking the door I'd always taken to mean that even when someone is a serial killer they don't take how dangerous ...


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They are kazoo's. I found a page hosting the picture you posted here and it clearly states that they are using kazoo's to play the Disney theme. A Kazoo:


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The glasses Tom Hardy wears in the film are French Amor Browline Glasses. I have a pair of these myself and they are exactly the same as the ones in the film 'Legend'.


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If you're looking to buy an actual prop used for the movie, you may be out of luck as according to a Hollywood.com article: Kubrick had all of 2001’s sets, props, and miniatures destroyed so they would never be able to be recycled for future movies, the way Forbidden Planet’s props surfaced in later films. Of course, there may have been ...


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It's hard to answer without specific examples to look at, but maybe they're taking actual older pictures of the actors and photoshopping them together so that it looks like a photo taken years ago when all of the characters were much younger.


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The St. Ursula painting in the movie Le Divorce was painted by the French painter Jean-Paul Letellier specifically for the movie. No idea on what happened to it.


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I agree with @JohnSmithOptional's answer. Only source I could site (embarrassingly) is Neil Strauss' The Game where the author is taught by Steve P. a PUA guru specializing in Hypnotism. They practice something they call Anamchara, staring into each others right eye, and this soul gazing creates a deep bond. Anamchara being the Gaelic meaning for friend of ...



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