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How was 1917 filmed as a continuous shot?

I just saw the new Sam Mendes film 1917 and was really impressed with the continuous shot approach, especially given the setting in the trenches of WW1. I've seen this effect done before and know ...

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asked by sanpaco 43 votes
answered by Tetsujin 50 votes

What could have resulted in such a huge crater in WW I?

In the movie, 1917, there is huge crater filled with muddy water and bodies, what could have caused it? It is a bit too big for an artillery shell.

realism 1917  
asked by Yu Zhang 33 votes
answered by Tetsujin 66 votes

Are there any references in the movie 'Jason Bourne' that acknowledge the continuity of 'The Bourne Legacy'?

The Bourne Legacy is the 4th film in the Bourne series but without Matt Damon. It tells a parallel story of a different kind of enhanced agent, while referencing the continued developments of ...

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asked by EleventhDoctor 12 votes
answered by Stephen Francis 2 votes

Why did the Elven army turn to face Legolas and Haldir when they greeted each other?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers just before the Battle of Helm's Deep when Haldir and the Elven army arrives, Haldir greets Aragorn and Legolas. When Aragorn greets Haldir the army doesn't ...

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asked by Charles 6 votes
answered by Flater 12 votes

What are the masks and droids in "The Mandalorian" intro?

The Mandalorian intro shows a set of masks and droids that are famous throughout the Star Wars universe. I've recognized a few, but not all. In order, Darth Vader, ...

star-wars reference the-mandalorian  
asked by BlueMoon93 5 votes
answered by A J 8 votes

Why did Blake fire his flare gun?

Not long after LCpl. Blake Saves LCpl. Schofield from a collapsing German bunker He and Schofield get into an argument about continuing on with their perilous journey. It's obvious Schofield is ...

plot-explanation 1917  
asked by PausePause 5 votes
answered by iandotkelly 8 votes

How did Cobb recognize he was dreaming the first time he and Mal went to Limbo?

In the movie Inception, we know it's not posible to know what was Cobb's totem (by this question). However, we know that he planted in Mal's mind the idea that the Limbo was not real, and that's why ...

plot-explanation inception  
asked by Kenny Barrera 5 votes
answered by Stephen Francis 7 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Age difference between Anakin Skywalker and Padmé in the Star Wars prequel trilogy

In the movie Star Wars: Episode I Anakin Skywalker is a child and Padmé is a young lady. Their relationship is that of a child and a lady. But in Episode II Anakin has aged into a young guy even ...

plot-explanation star-wars  
asked by 31 votes
answered by Mindwin 16 votes

Is Four a Divergent?

In Divergent (2014), we learn what a divergent is and that they are rare. When Tris joins Dauntless, she meets Four who seems to be very careful, calculating and in control. During the fear test, he ...

asked by DustinDavis 5 votes
answered by Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 5 votes

When did each Horcrux get destroyed in the Harry Potter movies?

I have just watched the last of the Harry Potter movies for the second time on a long flight and my brain was addled through lack of sleep. As far as I remember, three of the eight horcruxes were ...

asked by matt_black 36 votes
answered by Vijin Paulraj 35 votes

What is the connection between Ragnar from Vikings and Ragnar from The Last Kingdom?

The popular History series Vikings is run by Ragnar Lothbrok, the main character who is a Viking that set his eyes on England. Vikings is inspired by historical events. In The Last Kingdom we follow ...

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asked by Bram Vanroy 19 votes
answered by Jon Story 21 votes

What is the meaning of the badges on the caskets in American Sniper?

This question contains spoilers Several times throughout American Sniper, when a US soldier is buried other servicemen push a brass badge into the casket of the deceased solider. What are the ...

analysis american-sniper  
asked by Coomie 10 votes
answered by Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 9 votes

How old is SpongeBob?

How old is SpongeBob? I don't mean how old is the series, I mean what is SpongeBob's age if he were a real person. I ask because his age seems to be ambiguous in the show. He has a full-time job He ...

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asked by DustinDavis 19 votes
answered by Walt 17 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 ...

plot-explanation get-out  
asked by Max Astall 6 votes
answered by cscian 3 votes

Can you answer these questions?

Why did this character go unpunished?

In one of the final episodes of the second season of Sex Education, a very serious crime is committed involving a book of notes: Otis nicks the confidential and personal notes of his mother, Jean ...

plot-explanation sex-education  
asked by Janus Bahs Jacquet 3 votes

Why did Kim mark one location "confirmed"?

In mystery thriller film Searching (2018), Kim contacted his missing daughter’s friends so he can know where they were when his daughter went missing. He wrote their locations on a google sheets, ...

plot-explanation searching  
asked by Kirk David 2 votes

What does the dream scene signify in The Revenant?

In the dream that Hugh Glass has in The Revenant it is shown that some men came and burnt all of the village. Glass killed one of the officers. Glass' wife was also killed. At some point a church is ...

asked by akib 3 votes
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