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What is the significance of the sun visor with “Need help please call police”?

In the 2023 movie The Killer, there is a scene (around 50:39) where The Killer (Michael Fassbender) parks his car in front of a house, and puts up a sun visor that has "Need help please call ...

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Why do lights have a streaky flicker in some movies?

I've noticed that lights (for instance, car headlights, and sometimes other pinpoints of light) in movies occasionally have a streaky flicker emanating from them on alternate frames. You can see an ...

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user avatar asked by JoeB Score of 9
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The Emotional Complexity in the 'Oppenheimer' Atomic Bomb Test Scene

In the film "Oppenheimer", there's a powerful scene following the Trinity atomic bomb test where the crowd's reaction is a mix of applause and tears. I noticed ...

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Consequences of Not Returning to the Real World in the Barbie Movie: What Was at Stake?

I recently watched the Barbie movie where there's a pivotal scene involving men arriving in 'Barbieland' with the intention of bringing two women back to the real world. This moment raised a question ...

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user avatar asked by Iman Mohammadi Score of 5

Why does d'Hubert save Feraud?

When d'Hubert learns that Feraud is awaiting execution in The Duellists, he approaches Fouche to take Feraud's name off the execution list- but why, when he could've let him be put to death and gotten ...

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Can Meemaw's age be reconciled in Young Sheldon?

In Season 1 Episode 8, when they are planning the trip to the space shuttle launch, Sheldon says: I wonder if we'll get to meet an astronaut Meemaw replies: I remember when I was a teenager, I had ...

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user avatar answered by Laurel Score of 3

What is the significance behind naming the series 'Moving'?

In the Korean drama series 'Moving' (무빙), which centers around superpowered individuals who once worked for the government and are now in retirement or hiding, with their children inheriting their ...

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Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What did Lorraine see that caused her to lock herself in a room for 8 days?

I know it's a bit late, but just watched The Conjuring yesterday, and I'm very curious to understand one thing: There is a portion where Ed Warren describes some past incident to Roger Perron (while ...

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user avatar asked by Janki Gadhiya Score of 6
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What does the missing symbol on Quaid's arm symbolize?

Near the end of Total Recall (2012), does the missing symbol on Quaid's arm symbolize that it is all a dream/fake memory? And, if so, why does he just accept it?

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user avatar asked by louis Score of 43
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How does Tokyo Drift fit into the time line?

In the third Fast and Furious movie - Tokyo Drift, one of the main characters in the story is Han Lue. Near the conclusion of the movie, he dies when his car explodes in a huge fireball after being ...

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user avatar asked by user5603 Score of 26
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What is the perception of Tyrion's story about his cousin Orson and the beetles?

In Game of Thrones S04E08 Tyrion told a story about his cousin Orson Lannister to Jaime. Orson was physically handicapped and spent his time smashing beetles. Is there any relation between the story ...

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user avatar asked by Anirban Nag 'tintinmj' Score of 41
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Why is Gandalf referred to as Mithrandir?

I've read that Mithrandir is one of Gandalf's aliases. Why do certain people call him by this name and not Gandalf? I've noticed in particular that Galadriel uses the name Mithrandir quite often.

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Who was Dignam working for?

At the end of The Departed, Dignam kills Sullivan after finding out that he was the rat all along and responsible for Billy Costigan's death. Did Dignam do this on his own accord? Or was he part of ...

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In what order should I watch The planet of the Apes franchise?

Basically, I ended somewhere on the reboot film made in 2001. I would like to get back to Planet of Apes series and watch it again. With Star Wars franchise, there is famous order of how should one ...

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user avatar asked by Pavel Janicek Score of 17
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Can you answer these questions?

What are the international releases and language versions of "Richard Deacon - In Between"?

According to the Amazon page of Richard Deacon - In Between, this movie, produced in Germany, is available in English and German, where specifically the original track is in English and there's a ...

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user avatar asked by Christoph Mark Score of 1

How did they get powers in the first place?

In the Korean web series "Moving" (Korean: 무빙), it is mentioned that the children inherit their powers from their parents. I'm curious about how the parents acquired their abilities in the ...

plot-explanation moving  
user avatar asked by J M Score of 2

Is the title of ‘Invitation to a Murder’ a Christie reference?

Invitation to a Murder (2023) is a made-for-television film which is loosely based on Agatha Christie’s novel And Then There Were None. There are several nods to Christie’s authorship dotted ...

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