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Why couldn't they handle that one stormtrooper?

In The Mandalorian S01E08, at around the 20:00 mark, they've pretty much taken care of all the stormtroopers. The Mandalorian is dying and he exchanges dramatic words with Cara Dune. (Of course, ...
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How do I access my Amazon Video Library on the Prime Video app? [closed]

I purchased season 1 of Andi Mack on Amazon. (not the monthly Amazon Prime subscription). I can watch the episodes on a desktop web browser, but on the android and roku apps, "My Video Library" is ...
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In what episode of MASH did Hawkeye go to see Psychiatrist Sidney Freedman because his cousin threw him out of a boat? [closed]

In what episode of MASH did Hawkeye go to see Psychiatrist Sidney Freedman because his cousin threw him out of a boat in Crab Apple Cove; and then he realized crying that his cousin did this on ...
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Why was Henry Wilcox released from prison in Covert Affairs?

I am unclear as to how the failed drone strike in the episode S03E14 "Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)" caused Henry Wilcox to be released from his prison sentence for treason. Why was he released?
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In Dogville 2003, what's the purpose of “Dictum ac factum” that's written on the mine?

In Dogville - 2003, in a brief scene, there's a writing on the wall of the mine that reads "dictum ac factum" which in Latin means "said and done". I suppose it's mentioning what the villagers have ...
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What's the meaning of Nora's expression?

In Marriage Story (2019), Theater director Charlie won MacArthur grant, which gave him a lot of money. He and his ex wife actress Nicole fought for child custody. A family lawyer, Nora, who fights for ...
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Why are some of Kids' awards rewarded to non-kids' movies?

For example, one of Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, entitled Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Buttkicker has been rewarded to Liam Hemsworth for his role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. ...
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What does the title “Cello Squirrel Daffodil” (“The Magicians” S05E09) mean?

Season 5, episode 9 of The Magicians is named Cello Squirrel Daffodil. Why is this episode named as such, from what reference is this name taken?
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How does Body Double portray the dark side of the porn industry?

In the movie Body Double (1984) (directed by Brian De Palma) when Jake sees Holly on TV he moved to the porn industry and even tried to give an audition. During the course of the film we do see some ...
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Identify the TV show [closed]

I remember a cartoon I used to watch around the time of GIJoe and Transformers but I can't find it. It was about a primitive hero that had a shield. When he pushed a button the front of the shield ...
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Why are the landscape shots in Sherlock so blurry?

Have a look at the below images and tell me why all these landscapes are so blurred? What can be the motive behind doing that? The blurred part is mostly at the top half of the images.
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Why did Sam want Jake to witness the act?

In the movie Body Double (1984), directed by Brian De Palma, Sam Bouchard set up the trap for broken down Jake Scully. He gave him a job of house-sitter in a grand house in Hollywood. Jake Scully ...
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The typewriter in The Secret In Their Eyes

This is in reference to the Argentinian-Spanish film The Secret In Their Eyes. I would like to understand what the relevance of the typewriter and its malfunctioning was to the film.
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Why are the 7/7 bombings depicted at the wrong station in Hereafter?

Is there any explanation as to why the July 2005 London bombings, as depicted in Hereafter (2010), are shot at the wrong station? The actual tube bombings took place at the Liverpool Street, Edgware ...
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Interior of lighthouses in Shutter Island and The Lighthouse

In Shutter Island (2010) there is a lighthouse. Although the location of the exterior is explained in standard movie location websites, I could not find an explanation for the interior having an ...
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Is Netflix Considered a Movie Studio or a Movie Distributor?

I am wondering if Netflix is considered a movie studio or a movie distributor. I've done my research defining the two within the context of the film industry. The reason why I'm asking this question ...
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Is there any John Williams-derived music in “The Mandalorian”?

When I watched The Mandalorian, I was pleasantly surprised that the show had chosen to go its own way musically, with a very unique sound for its main theme, rather than only borrow from and build on ...
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When was the first action sequence involving a parachuteless jump out of a plane filmed?

The 1991 movie Point Break features a sequence where Special Agent Johnny Utah jumps out of a plane without a parachute and catches up to another person with a chute while in mid-air. I believe I've ...
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What had Rey understood in The Last Jedi?

In The Last Jedi Yoda said that there is nothing in those books that the girl Rey hasn't understood. Is there anything specific behind that? What exactly had she understood? He also said: "We are ...
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Are there any shiny Pokémon visible in Detective Pikachu? [closed]

In the games, one could show off in battles with their shiny Pokémon. In Pokémon Go this is often done by placing a shiny Pokémon in a gym to defend it. I reckon in the movie Detective Pikachu, where ...
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Why did they need the money in Trading Places?

So I know what was happening at the end of Trading Places (promising to sell OJ at 142 and then buying at 29 when the price drops) However, if you can just buy stuff, or make promises to buy, without ...
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Did the father cheat on his wife in Happy End?

In Happy End (2017), the daughter claims that her father "doesn't love his wife and doesn't love her too since she found out he is cheating on his wife" and the father seems to not "deny that ...
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Is the phrase “Zowie, I'm young!” a reference?

In Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6, Episode 8, title He Said, She Said, Captain Holt says the phrase Zowie, I'm young! to Terry and Boyle upon discovering the Disco Strangler is still alive (around ...
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Who or what is Ghostrider?

In Top Gun there is the iconic line Negative Ghostrider the pattern is full. I’m assuming that “the pattern” is some kind of air traffic control flight plan meaning there’s no space to fly past ...
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Why is Carl “a disgrace” to the military academy in Season 10?

In season 9 of the US version of Shameless, Carl decided to join a military academy. He was doing pretty well - with a typical Gallagher charisma he manages to get respect from the fellow students and ...
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Does Derf see something in Dahmer's House?

Towards the end of My Friend Dahmer, Derf drives Dahmer home and they go into his house for a beer, but once inside Derf freezes, staring straight ahead - he then makes his excuses and leaves. Did he ...
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Storywise, how could Elsa's encouter with the Earth element be considered a “confrontation”?

In the film Frozen 2, Elsa goes on a quest and encounters (meets) the four elemental spirits (each with a unique form of manifestation), for each of which she has a different experience. As subtlety ...
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What nationality were the humans in the Ice Age movies? [closed]

What nationality were the humans, especially Roshan in the Ice Age movies? Did they live in what is now Nunavut, or one of the other two territories (darn it!!) up in the North of Canada? What ...
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How did Gandalf's ring Nenya survive with Gandalf during his fight and ultimate death with the Balrog of Moria? [closed]

How did Gandalf's ring Nenya survive with Gandalf during his fight and ultimate death with the Balrog of Moria? The Balrog burst into flame anew, and they fought at the top of the world. At last ...
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Why did Brigadier General Erinmore send two Lance Corporals, not junior commissioned officers?

At various junctures in 1917, Lance Corporal Schofield and Blake are doubted or challenged by their fellow British soldiers. Doubtless this physically grueling mission requires two young men, but why ...
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Why didn't Brigadier General Erinmore try to airdrop his message to Colonel Mackenzie?

I'm asking about the 2019 film 1917. An airdrop appears trustworthier, and less risky and bloody than sending two men across no man's land to reach the abandoned German trenches, and not knowing if ...
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Why is the dog in The Call of the Wild done with CGI?

In the new The Call of the Wild film, the dog is done with CGI which makes him look very cartoonish. I noticed throughout the film that other animals are also CGI, such as a rabbit and a dog team. It ...
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Why does Bootstrap Bill forget talking to Elizabeth Swan in Pirates of the Caribbean: At the World's End?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: At the World's End, Elizabeth Swan meets Bootstrap Bill at 01:18:18. In brief, Bootstrap realizes who she is, believes Will isn't coming to help him, and fades back into ...
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How does WWE earn money with an empty audience?

Due to COVID 19, WWE is hosting their shows with no audience. How does WWE earn money with an empty audience?
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What exactly did Margaret lie about?

In Suburbicon (2017), insurance police officer Bud Cooper claims Margaret lies to him. Cooper: You said "we". "We lost our savings when Gardner tried to start his own business". "We lost our", not "...
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Where did Falcon go during the fight between Avengers and Ultron?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Falcon is only seen at the beginning and by the end of the movie when Captain America says: "Avengers, assemble". Falcon has been recruited into Avengers before the ...
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What will happen to the corpse of sacrificed person in Vormir? [closed]

As you know, in Avengers: Infinity War the Mad Titan Thanos sacrificed his adopted daughter Gamora in order to get the Soul Stone. Also, in Avengers: Endgame Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow sacrificed ...
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What's the story behind the 1980s no-name brand? [closed]

I've noticed in many films, videos, music-videos, etc produced in the 1980s that Repo-Man's "no name brand" appears in many places... The original: Suicidal ...
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What does it mean, “Put a little bark on that and I'll bite”?

In Super Troopers 2 (2018), Farva meets Gwenevieve at a shopping mall: Farva: Hey, Gwenevieve how about the two of us go over to the Saskatchuan Palace and get a wang dang doodle? Genevieve Aubois: ...
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What does the `Code 8` movie name mean?

What does the Code 8 movie name mean? There is a movie called Code 8 (2019). I watched it thoroughly and I can not understand where the movie's name comes from. Could someone explain this to me, ...
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Why is Jimmy angry at the flag flying at half mast?

In the Irishman (2019), after JFK was shot dead, after he exited international brotherhood of teamsters, Jimmy sees the US flag flying at half-mast on top of the building: Jimmy: Son of a bitch. ...
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Is Peter Capaldi the only Doctor to play another role in Doctor Who?

Peter is the special guest actor in S4:E3 of modern Doctor Who, alongside David Tennant's Doctor. He of course also took that titular role himself, after Matt Smith. There's a fun moment where the two ...
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Have the Cloverfield films drawn from Half-Life or earlier base material about aliens invading from a portal?

After watching all Cloverfield movies, it seems like the principal idea of humans bringing in several alien species thru a portal inadvertently has very similar structure as the story of the video ...
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In Futurama, why does Nixon howl?

Is this some kind of callback to Watergate?
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What was Amazon's rental prices prior to COVID-19 shutting theaters?

I am not much of a movie watcher, so I'm not looking at Amazon much to rent/stream movies. A friend told me that Amazon just jacked up the price on first-run movies like Emma and The Invisible Man to ...
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Why does Dr. Gonzo tell Hunter S. Thompson to “Get the hell out of LA for at least 48 hours”?

I am asking about this scene from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: Full quote and context: Hunter S. Thompson has just received orders from his publication's HQ to ...
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Why did Jake apologize in this scene?

In Playing with Fire (2019) there's the following conversation: Bill: I was working a Class F in southern Idaho, and someone forwards me a video of one of my smokejumpers being pulled into a Huey. ...
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April cheating on Frank in Revolutionary Road

On the night out to tell the Givings about their decision not to leave for France in Revolutionary Road, April has sex with Shep in the car. In the scene after that, Frank confesses about his ...
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Why did General Erinmore quote a Rudyard Kipling line here?

In 1917 (2019), Schofield and Tom Blake, are ordered by General Erinmore to carry a message to Colonel Mackenzie: General Erinmore: You should meet no resistance. Schofield: Sir, is... is it just ...
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Does it make sense that Bronn can get a castle by pretty much robbing?

Bronn from Game of Thrones put a crossbow and aimed it at both Jaime and Tyrion, Hand of the King, demanding a castle. Does this make sense? Usually, robbing is done to steal wallets or things whose ...

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