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What happened to the British Army Captain who went over the top?

I screenshot this YouTube video extract of the 2011 film War Horse at 0:56. What happened to this Captain? Does the movie exhibit him ever again?
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Are the driving scenes in the Office filmed while the actors are driving?

There is this question that has answers - How do they film scenes with the actors driving in a car?. But it is really more about stunts and more aggressive driving. My kids are watching The Office ...
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Why was the flag of Iceland on Captain Ramsey's desk?

At 34:45 into Crimson Tide, Captain Ramsey (Hackman) is sitting at his desk talking to Commander Hunter (Washington). On his desk a small U.S.flag is displayed with what looks like the Icelandic flag. ...
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What did she mean by “lie”?

In one of the last scenes of A Star is Born (2018 version) Ally says the following line: What did she mean by a "lie"? Is it referring to sending a car for Jack, or the explanation on why ...
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Would Hollywood have been able to fake the moon landing of Apollo 11 in 1969?

So could Hollywood, with a 100 million dollar budget, have had the ability to produce the film of the Apollo 11 moon landing that was seen on TV in 1969 without it being debunked with our current ...
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Is this painting based on a real painting?

In Fantastic Mr. Fox, Fox stands in front of a painting with a bunch of badgers standing around (pictured behind him in this still). Is it a parody with badgers of a real painting? Or is it simply ...
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What does the story mean that Amy told on the girls' night out in “The Big Bang Theory”?

In season four of The Big Bang Theory, "The 21 Second Excitation", Bernadette dared Amy to tell a dirty story. The story Amy told was not in English (gibberish, I believe). However, I'm ...
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Is it possible to accept Charlotte Doppler as the daughter of Elisabeth Doppler and vice versa in the same world but in different time?

In Dark we've seen Elisabeth as Charlotte's daughter and as the story grows we've seen Charlotte as Elisabeth's daughter but from different time in the same world. Charlotte has been stolen from the ...
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Why does Nicky know nothing about Bourne's mission at Berlin?

The Bourne Supremacy background: Bourne assassinated Russian politician Vladimir Neski at Berlin long time ago but he couldn't remember full detail and recently been framed for killing 2 CIA people at ...
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Was Frosty the snowman born on December 25 Christmas Day?

In the original movie the snow fell on the day before Christmas but it is not specified how many days it took for the children to build him. Is it assumed he was built within a single day on ...
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What does it mean, “coked-out MOR shit”? [closed]

In Rocketman (2019), songwriter Elton says to Reid: Elton: Why don't you sell my fucking records? Number 11 in Italy. Reid: The song doesn't work, that's the problem. The record's coked-out MOR shit. ...
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Why does Hollywood not use foreigners in foreigners' roles?

This is a question that bothers me for a really long time. For example, Russians in every (not literally, but you get the point) Hollywood movies/TVshows are acted by English-speaking actors. It is ...
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How old is Frosty the snowman? [closed]

I assume from the 1969 short Frosty the Snowman that Santa Claus made the hat that brings Frosty to life. If so, does this make Frosty as old as the hat itself?
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Why is “The Devil's Backbone” called that?

I have recently seen The Devil's Backbone by Guillermo Del Toro. I didn't quite understand why he chose the name of this film to be The Devil's Backbone. Can someone explain it to me?
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Is Peter related to Regina in the origin world?

In S03E08 of Dark, it is revealed that: Now, Helge Doppler used to be the father of Peter Doppler who is turn the son of Bernt Doppler and Greta Doppler. So, that makes: Am I right? Is Peter related ...
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Why did they get kidnapped / killed / tortured?

In Dark, the biggest mystery of the first season was who kidnapped/killed the children and why. Including, why they had burns across their eyes. After watching the entire series, I think I understand ...
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Where are scenes set in newspaper printing press rooms filmed?

For newspaper films, it seems de rigeur to have a scene shot in the printing press room. "The Post" (2017) is a recent example, with extensive printing scenes including close-ups of ...
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Did Emma Russel change her mind about her initial plan?

Initially Emma Russel was with Alan John in Godzilla: King of Monsters. Did they have a fallout between them? Did she change her mind about the initial population control plan?
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Is it confirmed who's Tronte Nielson’s father?

In the excellent Netflix series Dark, the Unknown. aka the Origin, is the son of one timeline’s version of Jonas Kahnwald with the alternate Universe’s Martha Nielsen. He is the proximate cause of ...
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How historically accurate is Outlander?

Caveat: OBVIOUSLY I'm NOT asking if the idea of a time-travelling 20th century Lady is accurate ;) How historically accurate is the TV show Outlander? I'm thinking specifically of its depiction of ...
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Can there be sunlight in Australia and Texas at the same time?

In the third season of The Leftovers, episode 3, there is a scene where Kevin Garvey, Sr. calls Matt Jamison from a pay phone outside of Melbourne, AU. Matt is in Miracle, TX, however both locations ...
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Was Spencer Tracy's long monologue at the end of Guess Who's Coming To Dinner filmed in one take?

The film Guess Who's Coming To Dinner ends with a long scene in which Spencer Tracy does virtually all the talking. In a recent conversation at Quora, someone asserted that this scene was shot in one ...
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History of the European flags documentary [closed]

I'm looking for the name or some reference of an old documentary series, maybe done in Canada (not sure), that tells a resumed and short history of each the countries flags. Each documentary was short,...
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How was Thor revived in Thor (2011)?

In Thor we see him get killed near the end of the movie by the Destroyer that was sent by Loki. Yet once he regains the hammer, all his injuries are gone. The entire fight sequence is here. 0:53 his ...
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Why did Shane see those visions when he died?

In season 2 episode 12 of The Walking Dead, when Shane gets killed by Rick, Shane sees a vision of a bunch of walkers... Does this have any meaning? I've watched this show about 3 times now, but still ...
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How did Corinne's car end up abandoned, and how did her earring end up on the backseat?

In The Stranger, a series on Netflix, there is a scene in episode 6, at 13:20 where Johanna tells Adam "Your wife's car has been found up by the airport." At 15:40, they find the car ...
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Why would a British counsellor with a PhD work at a public California high school?

13 Reasons Why never expounds why Dr. Priya Singh, portrayed by Parminder Nagra, is working at a Californian high school? Singh speaks with an English accent, and Nagra is English. 13 Reasons Why ...
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Why didn't Ani Achola finish high school in England?

Grace Saif, the actress who portrays Ani Achola, is English. In 13 Reasons Why, Ani speaks with an English accent, and never shrouds her English background. Ani's mom, Amara Josephine Achola ...
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What would Grissom need Axis Chemicals as a front for?

In the 1989 Batman film, DA Dent is investigating multiple companies believed to be fronts for Carl Grissom's criminal operations; at one point Grissom calls a meeting with his lieutenants to discuss ...
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Identifying an old French movie about poor parents' infant adopted by a rich family [closed]

I would like to identify an old French movie about an infant born into a very poor family. The child is adopted by a rich, childless family and grows up in a well-to-do environment. Many years later, ...
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Why didn't Tessee recognize Watson when he went to the restaurant?

'One Watson, One Holmes', S03E19 from Elementary. Am I missing something? Because I don't think Tessee wouldn't know both Sherlock and Watson at that point, since he was big in Everyone.
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Why is Lucifer portrayed with dirty feet?

At the end of the movie Constantine, we meet Lucifer: a man wearing an unstained white dress and dirty feet. Why is he depicted like that? In particular: why the dirty feet?
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Why do films from before 1917 seem to run faster than normal? [duplicate]

Why do the scenes in the films of year 1917 and before seem to run faster than the normal speed? Does it have to do something with the equipment of that era or that the actors used to act like that?
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What proved that Midway was the location the Japanese were calling AF?

In Midway (2019), the Japanese were using encrypted traffic which the US was codebreaking. The Japanese were planning an attack on a location they were referring to as AF. Washington believed that AF ...
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How come Kay doesn't know that a judge's gun is coded to their DNA?

When Kay tries to shoot Rookie Anderson in Dredd (2012), the gun self-destroys, because Judge guns are coded to their DNA. This fact should be well-known to Ma-Ma's clan, and Kay did mention earlier ...
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Why didn't Judge Dredd receive any aircraft backup after their 10-24 call?

After Ma-Ma's clan machine guns Peach Trees so bad that some bullets penetrate the concrete and exit the building, Dredd blows a hole in the wall so he and Rookie Anderson get out of the building, on ...
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In Season 4 of Brockmire, are the writers showing life imitates art?

Season 4 makes an immediate jump from 2020 to 2030. Beyond warnings of global warming, and other environmental tragedies like the Amazon Forest going up in flames, The writers save the best for last: ...
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Who is “the blessed virgin of Yorba Linda”?

In the That '70s Show episode "Hide Moves In" (S01E24) the group goes skinny dipping and we find out that Fez has a tattoo (presumably on his butt), and Fez says that it is "the blessed ...
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When/ why did Barnabas kill the hippies?

Near the end of the movie Dark Shadows, Angelique plays a confession she secretly recorded of Barnabas killing "Dr. Hoffman, and those workmen, and some very nice unshaven people." I ...
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Higurashi no naku koro ni / When they cry : Music identification [closed]

I've been listening to the anime soundtrack, searching for a very particular jazzy/melancolic tone that is sometimes heard throughout the first and second season of Higurashi no naku koro ni / When ...
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What does the idiom 'to give someone away' mean in A Guide to Second Date Sex? [migrated]

I've got trouble understanding a line from a British rom-com film titled A Guide to Second Date Sex. Sorry, a minor spoiler alert, but there is a scene where Laura, the female protagonist tells about ...
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Did Doc Brown warn Marty to never travel to 2020 or what year did he warn about?

The premise of this question is that I remember Doc Brown warning Marty to never travel to a particular year but I do not remember which year it was. There is this meme (shown below) that makes it ...
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Trope name for anti-hero's henchmen doing bad things while anti-hero does something good?

I see this everywhere. Basically, the anti-hero will be doing something good/trivial/civilized, while the scene repeatedly cuts to his henchmen running around doing bad things. A famous example of ...
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Why do these shots from a 2005 Doctor Who episode look blurry?

I am catching up on some earlier episodes of the modern Doctor Who series and I am a little shocked how badly they aged. Putting soundtrack, monsters, special effects and such aside, I want to focus ...
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Does the red flag scene in Ozark make any sense?

In Ozark episode S3:E4 Boss Fight, Marty Byrde fixes a red flag (frozen funds) on a Panamanian bank account. He says: You have a red flag on a Panamanian deposit account. That happens. All you have ...
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Why was the airlock left unlocked for Dr. Richardson?

In Mars S01E05, Dr. Paul Richardson in a state of hallucination opens the airlock from the greenhouse to the Mars atmosphere, causing catastrophic failure to a portion of the habitation in the chasm. ...
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Why does Sport the pimp have a long pink fingernail?

In Taxi Driver Sport is the pimp of the underage prostitute Iris. His right hand's little finger has a long, pink / reddish fingernail. It's visible for example in his scene with Iris: ...
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Quebec's got the bomb

In S10E13 of The Simpsons, "Homer to the Max", Homer and Marge attend a garden party. During which, Marge dances with then-president Bill Clinton. However, he is forced to excuse himself on ...
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Even with the advance of technology and increase in budget why is realism generally avoided? [closed]

Even with the advance of technology, money, and cinematic taste, etc. people avoid making films or tv shows as realistic as possible. Whether the story is based on a true events: the akward nuances of ...
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Who was the old lady in the woods?

In the movie I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore, When Ruth is at the woods looking for Tony, she sees an old lady in red with a cigar and (I think) a glass of alcohol in her hands. Who is she? ...

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