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Is there any good resource about reviewign actors in movies?

There are plenty of resources for movie reviews and many school of thoughts on this matter. But I couldn't find any useful resource that focuses exclusively on acting. Can anybody help me with with: 1-...
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Are the supernatural events real, illusions or a state of a character's mind at the time?

There are a number of supernatural events that happen as the plot unfolds, all of which center around John Milton's power. Some examples of these: Mary Anne & Eddie seeing characters "morph" ...
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Is “I'm no puppeteer, Kevin” a lie?

Throughout the Devil's Advocate there are many different glimpses into John Milton's power. Despite this John tells Kevin that he's "no puppeteer", at least regarding free will. While I understand the ...
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In old films, why do characters flail around when they're shot? Is it simply for comedic effect?

When characters get gunned down in old films by repetitive fire, they often flail side-to-side while standing... for a loooong time... E.g. in Robocop (videos contain "blood"): ...
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Is Vista (Shawn's girlfriend) alive during the events of “Before I Disappear”?

In the first scene Shawn says, addressing Vista ... I checked her pulse but she was gone. And the scary thing is it reminded me of you and just like you, she left someone behind. In my first ...
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Law and order Criminal Intent S4, E6 In The Dark [on hold]

Anyone know which grade crossing elimination was used to film the scene where Goren and Eames are questioning Lucia? There’s blue rail bridge scaffolding in the background and I’ve seen this place as ...
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Why does Anniyan read “Sarvadharmaan parityajya” before killing?

Anniyan (2005) is a Tamil movie which was dubbed into Telugu as Aparichitudu and Aparichit in Hindi. It is based on split personality. Vikram plays three characters Ambi, Remo and Anniyan (...
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Was this pillow joke on Friends intentional or a mistake?

On Friends season 1 episode 4, there is a scene where Monica, Phoebe, and Rachel are all on the balcony telling stories. At one point Rachel sits up from where she is leaning against a pillow on the ...
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Was Lauryn McClain's character always supposed to end up like this?

When Step Up: High Water started, Lauryn McClain as Janelle Baker seems like the main lead of the show and things were revolving around her but with time she got a clear exit and in the second season ...
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Why did John Milton bother the guy in the subway train?

When John and Kevin are riding the subway train John intentionally "gets the attention" of a very hostile commuter. In the shot prior to John pulling the face at him it is clear that the commuter is ...
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Why were movies shot on film shot at 24 frames per second?

Title says it all! Nowadays, everything is digital, frame rates vary and are displayed properly by media playback devices depending on need, requirement or desire. But back before quality digital ...
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What does “He sets the rules in opposition” mean?

Towards the end of Devil's Advocate, John Milton makes a long speech to Kevin. In part of this he gives Kevin an "inside information" into God and quotes: He gives man instincts. He gives you this ...
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Who was following the “liars” in Pretty Little Liars Season 2 Episode 13?

The same person following Alison m the store and the same person attacking her in the haunted house probably. But who can it be? Is it Mona? But she's dressed as Catwoman. I'm perplexed and can't find ...
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Can a private company make decisions over prisoners' freedom?

In Orange Is the new Black, the prison is bought by a private company - MCC (later known as PolyCon). There are numerous instances depicted whereby this privately-owned company makes decisions over ...
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Is it true that indexed movies in Germany are not actually banned?

When I'm doing some research on a controversial movie, it's not that infrequent to see that it is put on an index in Germany. Does it means that it is illegal to watch this movie in Germany ?
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The rigged dice, all the way from the factory in Mexico, how did it work?

In Ocean's Thirteen they plan to rig the dice and the Malloy brothers go all the way to the factory in Mexico where the dice are made to rig them with some chemicals, which in turn would roll to the ...
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What does Masjävlar mean?

I have watched the movie Masjävlar and I wonder what this title means. I have checked Google Translate but to no result. What does it and the movie refer to, and what is the essence of the word?
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Does Lemond Bishop have other children?

Lemond Bishop (Mike Colter) is a recurring character on The Good Wife & The Good Fight. He's known as the top drug dealer in Chicago, and often the law firm "Lockhart, Gardner, etc", represent his ...
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Why was the mother of the dead baby changed in the Trainspotting movie?

In Trainspotting the movie, the mother of the dead baby is Allison, while in the book she is called Lesley. There are a few instances of scenes from the book which are adapted for different ...
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How did they film dogs biting Berrada's henchmen without hurting anybody?

In John Wick: Parabellum, John and Sofia engage in a shootout on their way out of Casablanca Continental. During this entire scene, there are several times when Berrada's henchmen get bitten by Sofia'...
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Is there any cameo from previous Step Up films in Step Up: High Water?

I recently finished 2 seasons of Step Up: High Water and I was wondering if I can spot any cameo from Step Up film series in it but failed to do so. Step Up have a trend of cameos of characters from ...
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Why the color Red in Us, what is the significance?

In the movie Us, why are all the Tethered dressed in red color overalls? Is there any significance to their dress code and color?
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How and why did Pam kiss fake-Jim in the Asian-Jim prank in The Office?

In the S9E3 "Andy’s Ancestry", Jim pulls an epic prank on Dwight where Jim's Asian actor friend Steve comes to the office and tricks Dwight into thinking he is Jim. Not surprisingly, Dwight is ...
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Why didn’t Doctor Strange stay in the original winning timeline?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange experiences 14,000,605 timeline scenarios, one of which was a win. Why does he proceed to return back to his origin point so he can say he already did it once,...
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In xXx, is Xander Cage's 10th vehicle a specific reference to another franchise?

The Fast and the Furious was released in 2001, and XXX was released in 2002. Vin Diesel played a significant part in both movies. In the climax of The Fast and the Furious, 18 year old spoiler In ...
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Did Jesse have a different disorder than what he indicated?

The character of Jesse in Dom Torreto's team in the original The Fast and the Furious was interesting but didn't get much screen time. In a conversation with Brian, he said something about having ...
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What Simulations were really Simulations?

Near the end of Ender's Game, we learn that the final Simulation and Graduation Test was not a simulation but a real battle in which Ender committed Genocide. In the books from my understanding all ...
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Why does public show no reaction to killings in John Wick 3?

The entire movie felt like there's been a bit of a disconnect from the surrounding world every time John Wick was fighting. So what really bothered me were a few scenes where he is slashing foes in ...
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What was the purpose of the “naughty” words list?

In episode 3 of the "Mindhunters", Holden and his fellow teacher talk about the "deviant terminology": Holden - I've, uh, done a bit of thinking about some of the things that we're teaching. In ...
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Why did Dumbledore offer Licorice Snaps to Harry in GoF? [on hold]

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry discovered that the 3rd man in his dream was Barty Crouch Jr after he saw one of (Dumbledore's) preserved memories in the Pensieve. Also, it was only ...
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In-universe explanation of sex life, dating, reproduction of Smurfs

Is there any in-universe explanation for the disproportionate low number of female Smurfs? This seems a recurrent problem in stories for children, so, How can they smurf children? Do male smurfs ...
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Heaven Sent - Does the doctor die every day?

This story takes place over an outstandingly long period of time, seeing the Doctor stuck in a recursive cycle during which he repeatedly perishes and comes back to life. In the following episode, ...
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Why doesn't Benigno admit his crime to Marco?

In Almodóvar's 2002 movie "Talk to Her" (Spanish: "Hable con ella"), Benigno's crime remains ambiguous to the very end: the audience is not shown, nor his best friend, Marco, ever directly told that ...
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What is the relation of the butler to the protagonist?

The movie Estranged (2015) is a tense thriller, and my question spoils the mystery. Why is the butler sympathetic and why does he help? Further... The writing seems a bit loose on motivations and ...
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Why did Amenadiel say these things about situation in Hell?

In s01e01, Amenadiel says to Lucifer, trying to persuade him to go back to hell: What exactly do you think happens when the Devil leaves Hell? All of those demons, all of those tormented and ...
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Why did John Goodman say he was sandbagged by being cast as Fred Flintstone?

In the video John Goodman Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ at about 06:42 actor John Goodman says: Yeah they kinda sandbagged me. Stephen Spielberg cast me in a film called Always and I ...
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What is the average lag time between the end of Principal Photography and a series premiere in streaming services? [on hold]

I’m often in the position of awaiting a new (original) TV series on a streaming service for which a release date has not been announced yet. So I’m wondering if there’s a way to estimate the release ...
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Have there ever been other TV shows or Films that told a similar story to the new 90210 show?

In the new 90210 series, the actors are now playing themselves and their former characters were just TV show characters. This comes in the beginning of the episode, and when I watched it I thought it ...
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Why didn’t the Charles Manson character appear in Spahn Ranch? [on hold]

In the real life version of the Charles Manson murders, Manson gave orders to his cult gang to execute everyone under the house where a music producer used to live. But the movie version in Once upon ...
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What did Julieta see at the end of “The Son”?

I have watched The Son (el hijo) on Netflix. Can anyone please explain its ending? I am clear till the end, but what did Julieta see in Sigrid's place? The camera just zoomed into her face, with a ...
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Do the Chris Nolan Batman movies have a unique Gotham accent?

I cannot place American accents particularly well, so this is not intuitive to me based on watching the Christopher Nolan Batman movies. Do the cast use a particular accent to place themselves in the ...
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Why do cars in movies set in earlier eras always look brand new?

Whenever I watch a movie or TV show set in an earlier era, all the cars look brand new. In fact, better than brand new; the paint is rich and deep, highly polished. They all look as though they ...
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How do reality and online TV shows prevent leaks regarding winner names?

Big Online Reality TV Shows are able to keep the winner names a secret even after the shooting is finished. Even after searching on the Internet one is not able to find them. How do they keep such ...
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How and from whom did Roger Corman acquire the rights for Soviet Films “The Sky Beckons” and others?

I recently discovered a number of American films made by dubbing and editing Soviet films, such as Battle Beyond the Sun, Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet and Queen of Blood. On some of these pages (...
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How did Aquaman get his tattoos?

Simple question, how (physically) did Aquaman get his tattoos? Considering that, He is bullet proof Hardened steel can't penetrate his skin That he had his powers at an early age and his tattoos ...
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Is this bar slide trick shown on Cheers real or a visual effect?

In the Cheers episode "Endless Slumper" (S01E10)" there are a couple of scenes where Sam (Ted Danson) displays a bar slide trick where he is able to curve the glass around the corner of the bar. The ...
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Does Uncle Ben exist in the MCU?

Uncle Ben, the man who raised Peter from birth with his wife May, and who taught Peter the lesson that inspires him to be a hero, who is the base for the iconic phrase "with great power, comes great ...
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Why was Starlight vomiting?

Why was Starlight throwing up at the party in the episode 8 of season 1?
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Doctor who's Listen timeline vs Utopia

David Tennant told that Tardis never, and never could've travel that much in time. It's in the end of the universe. It's impossible. (3x11) Peter Capaldi told in Listen that Tardis shouldn't have ...
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Can one “rate” the film critics , or the ratings such as rotten tomatoes? [closed]

I watched part of a old ( 1939) film on a cable channel partly because all the rating icons indicated that it was great. The film was Beau Geste : I am an old person and had heard of the film and was ...

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