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Jinx is also a children's game, when 2 people say the same thing at the same time: When I was in school, if two people said the same thing at the same time you hurried to say "jinx" first - whoever lost wasn't supposed to talk until someone said their name. A bystander could also say it, and both of the people involved would be caught. I learned from a ...


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A soundtrack can often include complementary popular music and may not be original to the movie. Soundtracks can also offer a complete experience when played separately from the film and some songs from it may not even be present within the film at all! A score, on the other hand, is usually non-diegetic music that compliments what is seen on screen. Film ...


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Note: I have not seen the movies mentioned in the question. When music appears in a movie only because it appears in universe it is called diegetic music. The reason is artistic, of course. Most of the time it is used to contrast over-constructed movies that, in the point of view of artists using this, didn't allow good story telling or led to expensive ...


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There's a lot of interesting info on the Wiki page for the song. It's not far-fetched to believe the "movie" within the song is not real, as music videos of that era were often mini movies (remember "Thriller"?) with fairly large production budgets. Music videos were the medium of the future, and MTV was a global radio station to get the music heard. ...


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While this might not be a complete answer already (and it's been quite a while since I saw this one), Wikipedia says that it was first and foremost a kind of convenience partnership between the movie and the song that grew into a necessity after the fact: When director Mike Nichols and Sam O'Steen were editing the film The Graduate, they initially timed ...



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