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How did King's Speech get Oscar over Inception? [closed]

Guys in 2011 Oscars King's Speech a biopic won Oscar for best picture over Inception. How? Are there no marks for originality while choosing the best film?
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Pulp Fiction a classic? [closed]

Why do people consider pulp fiction a classic? why people like this movie so much. I personally like inglorious bastards and django but pulp fiction is not that good
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Why did Walter White order the death of all Mike's men in prison?

In Breaking Bad Walter White ordered the death of all Mike's men (and his lawyer) in prison. Gus was already exposed, Mike was already dead and his men in prison never saw or dealt with Walter or ...
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Why did Tyler's line resemble ancient lifestyle?

In Fight Club (1999), just before he disappear completely, Tyler says to Narrator: Tyler: In the world I see, you're stalking elk through the Grand Canyon forests around the ruins of Rockefeller ...
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How come no-one noticed The Joker in the hospital?

So there are two scenes in The Dark Knight in which The Joker is dressed as a nurse and no one notices who he is. How did he get into the hospital with women's clothes and his make-up without anyone ...
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What was Eudoria's plan?

Eudoria vanishes at the start of Enola Holmes, which sets all other events in motion. She leaves some clues to Enola and she appears to be involved in the women's suffrage movement. Our future is up ...
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What is the theme and setting of Atomic Blonde? [closed]

I am unable to determine the theme of the movie. It can be loyalty, war or espionage like other spy films but Lorainne being a triple agent makes me question loyalty as a theme. Also is this film pro, ...
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What does this dialogue mean in The Barefoot Contessa (1954)?

This dialogue from The Barefoot Contessa (1954) is completely over my head. What Harry and Maria are talking about seems cryptic if not nonsensical. Maria: Or, perhaps, you want me for yourself, and ...
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Keanu Reeves movies [closed]

We notice that the below 3 movies of Keanu Reeves all demonstrate self-sacrifice, after which he is set free and actually elevated to a new dimension. The matrix (plus sequels) Constantine Devil's ...
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Stewie Griffin's intelligence [closed]

Who writes the scripts for Stewie? There are some very intelligent stuff he talks about, for example in the episode where he creates the Universe and talks about temporal causation. Not to mention a ...
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Was the Oslo room ever used?

In Tenet Neil and the protagonist entered the Oslo inversion machine first time to see the bullet marks on the glass and gun on the floor, then the protagonist fights the inverted version who "...
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The Twilight Zone: Only fiction show of the 1950s and 1960s to mention the current year?

I am extremely familiar with the television of the 1950s and 1960s. For shows that were set in the present, unlike science fiction shows where they used the year (sometime laughably close, like less ...
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What is the purpose of the inverted gravity?

I wondered why the gravity is inverted in the aliens' ship in Arrival. After I watched the movie I assumed that it may be because of the inverted/non-linear time?
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How did the ending happen from Neil's perspective?

I am trying to figure out the scene near the finale of Tenet where Neil unlocks the door and gets shot in the face. I can't really see the flow where he opens and holds the door and the protagonist ...
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If Neil is moving backwards from the future, why doesn't he wear an oxygen mask?

In Tenet, it's revealed at the end that The Protagonist is moving forward in time and Neil is moving backwards. How does he not wear an oxygen mask throughout the film? If it's time-travel then doesn'...
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Who owns The Lone Ranger these days?

News has it that Universal Studios is working on the next Green Hornet reboot, The Green Hornet and Kato. What about Britt Reid's great uncle, the Lone Ranger? Have the film rights to him reverted ...
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How much of “Mock the Week” is scripted vs. improvised?

Mock the Week is a British panel show where comedians make jokes about last week's events. It's made to feel as though it's all improvised banter (or at the very least jokes they told their friends ...
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Rule to never rat to the DEA in Breaking Bad

Why is the code to "never rat" to the DEA, or Police always respected by members of drug cartels? I know that members who snitched would get killed and their family members. In some cases, ...
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What is the significance of the coyote references in the Helter Skelter docuseries?

In a recent docuseries on Epix about Charles Manson called Helter Skelter there are repeated references to a coyote image and video clips. They seem to be references to Manson himself and a sort of &...
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Why they change voice “type” when dubbing a film? [closed]

I know Dubbing vs Subtitling It is a very well discussed topic. I was going through some forums in and found many topics about it. I myself prefer subtitling, that is I like to watch movies in their ...
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Why does the Chamberlain have an accent?

In the series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, each of the Skeksis have different sounds in their speech, such as a slight British accent, although most seem to have American accents, except ...
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If Mark tells them not to dial at 9:30, why are they dialing at 9:30?

In The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), standing, Mark Hanna shouts in the middle of the office: Mark Hanna: We don't start dialing at 9:30 because our clients are already answering the phone. Three. Two. ...
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Is the present-day movie industry making more reboots / sequels? [closed]

In recent times it is not unusual to hear that Hollywood / the movie industry has ran out of ideas and can only do reboots or sequels of old movies. Of course that's a hyperbole. However, I wonder: ...
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In what language do the French and Germans speak to each other?

In 'Allo 'Allo, all of the characters are speaking using "Translation Convention" - in that even though the actors are speaking English, the characters are speaking their own language, and ...
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Did the switchblade in Se7en violate the Chekhov's gun principle?

On re-watching Se7en I couldn't help but question what purpose Somerset's switchblade had. We see Somerset practice with it and it was also shown a couple more times on screen, and hence make it feel ...
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Cronenberg and Ridley Scott: Two directors into body horror?

I am watching the new Raised by Wolves and it occurs to me that every single Alien flick as well as Blade Runner and its sequel have multiple terrible things happen to humans. Has it been suggested ...
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How did the plot unfold from the point where it ended in Season 1 to the start of Season 2?

In the end of Season 1 we got Homelander, Billy and his wife on the lawn in front of the house. What happened next (talking specifically about 3 of them): why did Homelander bring Billy there and how ...
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Iron Man's shield in “Avengers: Endgame” and Cable's shield in “Deadpool 2” related to each other [closed]

I am wondering are Iron Man's shield in "Avengers: Endgame" and Cable's shield in "Deadpool 2" related to each other (considering that Cable in Deadpool 2 is from the future)? ...
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How could Vinny be unaware of the need to wear a suit in court in My Cousin Vinny?

Vinny was from NY City where suits are if anything more common than in Alabama.
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Who is the most powerful character in the MCU? [closed]

I think the strongest contenders are Captain Marvel, Thor, Scarlet Witch, and Hulk. Is there a definitive answer?
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Why didn't the FBI use a sketch artist to find Buffalo Bill?

In The Silence of the Lambs, if Hannibal already knows Buffalo Bill and was willing to help the FBI, it seems easier to use a sketch artist and then release the photo to the public to find Buffalo ...
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What are the key differences between the two versions?

There are two movie versions of Richard Condon's book The Manchurian Candidate: the original from 1962 and the modern remake in 2004. What are the key plot and thematic differences between the two ...
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Is Senator John Iselin a deliberate parody of Joseph McCarthy?

In the excellent 1962 movie The Manchurian Candidate one of the key characters is a rabble-rousing and bibulous US Senator called John Iselin. In the movie his claim to fame and the cause of his rise ...
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Who offered to buy Charlie's soul?

Towards the end of Scent of a Woman, Al Pacino's character Lt. Col. Slade makes a passionate speech defending the protagonist, Charlie Simms. In it, he says that Charlie's soul is intact and non-...
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What determines the superpower users get?

In the interesting Netflix sci-fi/superhero movie Project Power people can gain a superpower for 5 minutes by taking a pill. The powers seem to be unpredictable and sometimes downright dangerous. But ...
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What would an observer see when someone goes through the Turnstile in Tenet?

In the movie Tenet, after the high-speed car chase on the highway, Sator captures the Protagonist and his wife and takes them to a warehouse with a Turnstile. Initially, we are shown a bizarre ...
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Why is number 9 modified on digital clocks in some movies? [closed]

I just found out that in some movies, for some reason the bottom part of number 9 on digital clocks is cut out. An example from Back to the Future (6 gets the same treatment): I'd just dismiss it as ...
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Age portrayal of Han Solo

At the end/climax of Solo: A Star Wars Story, it is shown that Qi'ra is conversing with Darth Maul. If I recall properly, Darth Maul was cast in the Episode I: The Phantom Menace. It was the time when ...
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What is the order and time passed between the segments?

Dennis Hauck's intriguing private detective thriller Too Late is filmed in a small number of what appear to be single (but wandering camera) takes. These long takes are not shown in order or with a ...
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Clarification about annihilation in Tenet

This is about the concept of annihilation in Tenet. The concept of inverting oneself is introduced. When an individual is inverted, this person will experience the flow of time in the reverse ...
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Why did the Dread Pirate Roberts kill Vizzini?

In The Princess Bride, the Dread Pirate Roberts duels with Inigo, and spares Inigo's life, choosing to knock him out instead of killing him. He also knocks out Fezzik, not choking him to death or ...
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Why is the Audi chasing the BMW in reverse?

In the movie Tenet, there's a car chase scene involving two cars, one of which, an Audi, is inverted or traveling backwards in time. The other, a BMW, is traveling forwards in time. In this scene, the ...
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Why did Tyrell Wellick want to be the CTO?

Tyrell Wellick from Mr. Robot already had everything that he might have wanted — a good house, a limo, a kinky wife, and was soon to be a father — so what was the reason he became CTO? People work to ...
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Short film, possibly PBS, from mid 1970s [closed]

[Very politically incorrect] Takes place in the pre-Civil-War South. Young man {might have fled from incestuous relationship} purchases a female slave. He has no horse or wagon so he carries her off. ...
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First appearance of killer saying “Look at me!” [closed]

There are two instances that I know this happened. In chronological order: Michael Mann's Heat (1995): DeNiro's character debates running away with Eady without taking care of unfinished business. ...
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Why do the first and second rules of Fight Club sound the same?

In movie Fight Club (1999) The first rule of Fight Club is You do not talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is: You do not talk about Fight Club. Why do the first and second rules of ...
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Help finding a movie / show [closed]

I need your help! Talking to my other half about a movie or show we both watched but for the life of us can't remember what it was called! The story - Space crew take off from earth on a mission to ...
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Was #Alive made before or after the Coronavirus outbreak?

I am wondering if the Korean movie #Alive was somehow affected by the pandemic. The theme of the movie is isolation, so I wonder if this theme is somehow supposed to be related to the lockdown and if ...
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James Bond movies series - I, II, III? [duplicate]

Are there any James Bond movies which have a series? Example: Superman 1, Superman 2, Superman 3... I mean the same James Bond movie is continued with the same actor and other stars in later released ...
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Is there a missing scene in Tenet or am I missing something?

After the protagonist, Neil and Kat went to Oslo and inverted back to normal time, the Protagonist went to speak to Priya. The scene after that all three are in a ship that is going backwards, the ...

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