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Did Gordon Gekko lie about the sunrise?

In Wall Street (1987), Gordon Gekko calls Bud Fox, and during the call makes mention of the beautiful sunrise he's watching: "I wish you could see this. Light's coming up. I've never seen a ...

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asked by Hashim Aziz 12 votes
answered by Johnny Bones 19 votes

What is the type of soundtrack that's often played after a quick buildup when someone saves the day in a superhuman way?

For example, there's a song that plays from 3:43 to 4:00 of this scene where Superman saves an airplane. Or similarly a song that plays from 0:55 to 2:03 of the president saving scene in 'In the line ...

asked by Honey 4 votes
answered by Pete 4 votes

What is the significance of the title, "Red Rocket"?

In the film, Red Rocket (2021), the phrase “red rocket” was not mentioned in the dialogue nor were there any literal references to a red rocket. I'm not sure what it means or what it refers to in the ...

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asked by galacticninja 4 votes
answered by Johnny Bones 1 vote

If they are telling the truth, does it have to be the whole truth?

Would I Lie To You? is a British comedy panel show. The teams compete as each player reveals unusual facts and embarrassing personal tales for the evaluation of the opposing team. Some of these are ...

asked by EleventhDoctor 3 votes
answered by Flater 1 vote

On what month is "the 14th" and how does it relate to the rest of the timeline?

Some key events of Tenet happen on "the 14th," also "ten days ago." There is also a reference to a party at the American Embassy in Ryadh, on "June 29." Kat and Max are ...

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asked by Alex R 3 votes
answered by iandotkelly 0 votes

Why does Jules use gay men to "conquer femininity"?

Jules is one of the main characters of the Euphoria series - she is transgender (male to female), but it is implied that she went through with her transition and now no one, including homophobic ...

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asked by Yasskier 3 votes

How did Smaug know to call Thorin "Thorin Oakenshield"?

In the Desolation of Smaug, when Smaug was talking to Bilbo, he made a reference to Thorin as "Thorin Oakenshield". How did he know to call Thorin "Oakenshield" since he only got ...

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asked by Pro Effects MAX 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Meaning of the doll in The Boy

DISCLAIMER: the following question will have many spoilers. In The Boy (2016), we learn towards the end of the movie that the main character Brahms is... Now, why was there a doll and why were his ...

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asked by eYe 4 votes
answered by Mary 3 votes

What language do the minions speak?

In Despicable Me, what language(s) do the minions speak? There is a bit of English, but it seems like a combination of French with English?

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asked by karth 30 votes
answered by Oliver_C 31 votes

What's on page 47?

In the movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets, at the end and in between, the President asks Ben a favor, something which was mentioned in Page 47 in the President's Book of Secrets. Does anybody ...

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asked by Firee 10 votes
answered by Richard Nalli-Petta 6 votes

What is the body part that rhymes with Dolores?

In the Seinfeld episode "The Junior Mints" Jerry is going out with a girl whose name he can't remember, who tells him that it rhymes with a part of the female anatomy. Later we discover that her name ...

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asked by ewkochin 33 votes
answered by Walt 50 votes

What is the best order to watch LotR/Hobbit franchise?

I have not watched any of the entries in the Lord of the Rings/Hobbit franchise and as per my knowledge The Hobbit's story occurs before LotR but the release order is different. So for better ...

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asked by Ankit Sharma 44 votes
answered by Ben Plont 34 votes

What does ‘Behold the Coagula’ mean in Get Out?

In the initial video shown to Chris when he’s in the basement, Rose’s grandfather says “Behold the Coagula”, and then it is shown on screen in blue font with a small circular insignia in the bottom ...

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asked by Max Astall 6 votes
answered by cscian 3 votes

Why is Detective Danny Williams absent from so many episodes?

In the remake of Hawaii Five-O, Det. Danny Williams seems to be routinely absent; occasionally they'll offer some kind of explanation (e.g. the fact that he's in the hospital recovering from donating ...

asked by EJoshuaS - Reinstate Monica 5 votes
answered by Walt 7 votes

Can you answer these questions?

Why was Arwen given the credit of saving Frodo in the movie?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring portrays Arwen, daughter of Elrond, saving Frodo from the Riders and summoning the flood-waters. However the book says (which I am currently reading) ...

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asked by Dhanishtha Ghosh 1 vote

Why did Laura help Brendan?

In the movie Brick, we know Laura calmed The Pin and Tug down and stopped them from hurting Brendan more. We know she helped Brendan while he was investigating and looked after him when he was hurt. ...

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asked by Alpha Delta 1 vote

Why does Euphoria never show Rue undressed?

Please don't get me wrong - I'm not fishing for nude photos of Zendaya (the actress playing Rue Bennett), but the TV series Euphoria is full of nudity, to the point where you could make a drinking ...

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asked by Yasskier 2 votes
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