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What's the purpose of this picture shown at the beginning?

In the beginning of the Midsommar (2019) movie, this picture appears on the screen: It slides away, then movie begins.
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When did Michael Che say that he himself was a racist on Saturday Night Live?

On Saturday Night Live comedian Michael Che said The only person I’ve ever heard say that they were a racist was me, twice. Once on this show, and once to get out of jury duty. When did Michael ...
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What is Melman wearing on his feet, and why?

In Madagascar (2005), after Marty runs away from the zoo, we see Alex go over the wall, while Gloria breaks through it. When Melman follows Gloria through the wall, he's got something on his feet. ...
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How do some of the X-Men come back in “Days of Future Past”?

In Days of Future Past, Magneto has his powers again, Charles Xavier is alive and Rogue has her powers when in X-Men: The Last Stand, Magneto got the 'cure', Xavier was killed by Jean and Rogue got ...
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Charlie's Angels, Season 1: Jill's change in clothing style

In the TV series "Charlie's Angels", Season 1, I noticed a change in Jill's (Farrah Fawcett) clothing style: from mainly braless and tight tops (in the first 10 or so episodes) to wearing less breast-...
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Why is the movie called “Midsommar” instead of “Midsummer”?

Why is the movie called "Midsommar" instead of "Midsummer"?
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Did Karate Kid rip off Rivals? [closed]

In the Karate Kid, a high school student leaves his hometown at the beginning of the movie with his single mom and drives to southern California to start a new life. In this opening scene, the single ...
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What inspired Sully's horns in Monsters Inc? [closed]

I am curious to know what animal inspired Sully's horns. I am trying to create something 3 dimensional and would love to have this detail before I begin. I know I can see the horns via animation/...
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What does the '3' mean?

In the Zombieland franchise, whenever it's Tallahassee who picks out the gang's ride, he spray-paints the number 3 on its front doors. This dates all the way back to the Caddy SUV he was driving when ...
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What is the first appearance of an exploding car?

We all know that real cars don't explode when being shot at or crash. When did this famous movie trope start?
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Why was the driver very keen on knowing Jessica's location in Parasite?

Why was Mr. Park's first driver very keen on knowing Jessica's location by wanting to drop her at her home?
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Why is the court scene interrupted by the discussion between King, Frank and the Investigator when it makes the chronology harder to understand?

In The Irishman (2019), In the court, the Prosecutor questions a man: PROSECUTOR: Did you make this statement to the grand jury? I'll read it for you. "Brennan came to me and said words to the ...
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What's up with all the jellyfish?

Several times within the first couple episodes of Ad Vitam there are jellyfish. At the beginning of the first episode someone was dressed up as a huge jellyfish, and then later on Christa's parents ...
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Psychological abuse in Parasite?

I am doing a project to identify the types of abuses in the movie Parasite. I have chosen Psychological abuse, which means manipulating the victim's mind for something. Would the Kim family pretend ...
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Exactly what kind of disease was Arthur suffering from?

In Joker (2019), we know that Arthur suffered from mental trauma in his childhood which affected his personality throughout his life. One of the consequences that we see is his unusual laughter; ...
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How could the sorority sisters not catch Bluto?

In National Lampoon's Animal House, when Bluto uses a ladder to peep on a sorority, his face is right in front of the window, yet the women give no visible reaction, as if either they don't see him or ...
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Did Arthur kill his imaginary girlfriend - the one that lived in his apartment?

In Joker (2019), just after Arthur came to know about his childhood reality where he was abused and brain traumatised which led to his present day condition. That's also the reason he has such an ...
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Why did Arthur think this statement is a joke?

In Joker, after attending stand up comedy where he was seen taking notes about what makes people laugh, just after this scene there is one another scene where he is writing different jokes. Ironically,...
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What are the names of packs which consists of a set of actors popular in every decade in hollywood? [closed]

Can i know the other pack names like brat pack for 90's actors?
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Has anybody ever invented a rationale for the quick-draw duel of western films?

To be clear, I'll describe what I mean by quick-draw duel. Two lone gunslingers stand facing one another in an abandoned street with no obstacles between them. They eye each other, hands poised above ...
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How to interpret the ending of Perfect Strangers?

In the Italian movie Perfetti sconosciuti (eng. Perfect Strangers) the characters at the end of the movie act like the previous events, which unfolded during the movie didn't happen. How should one ...
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What did Robert lie to Miles about?

In The Equalizer 2 (2018), while pointing a gun at Miles, Robert talks to him because he is hanging with a gang: Robert: See, you know what they are up there? They liars, and so am I. See what ...
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Did the Lion Guard/Bunga turn Ushari into a villain? [closed]

Before he turns into a villain in season 2, Ushari seemed to respect the Circle of Life, until he was stopped by Bunga from eating a hyrax. The members of The Lion Guard didn't ever try to reprimand ...
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Suggest me some good inspirational movies to watch [closed]

This weekend, I am thinking to watch any motivational movie that can refresh my mind and increase my work efficiency. Suggest me some good inspirational movies to watch.
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How did the robbers use the painted cockroaches for the robbery?

In Logan Lucky (2017), in one scene we see Mellie coat cockroaches with some colors, but how did the robbers use these painted cockroaches for the robbery?
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What is meaning of 'nanny state' conversation in S05E11

In S05E11 of Breaking Bad, a scene made me think of something. In the restroom a guy complained: Nanny state. When I see a kid with his bicycle helmet on, I want to smack the shit out of him, ...
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Hitman falls in love with a women who wrote a book [closed]

So I can’t remember the name of the movie but it was about a women who wrote a book and used a picture of a hitman. She drew the picture from memory after seeing him at a movie theater and thought ...
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Why is it always night in the other world?

So I have been doing some studying of the movie Coraline. Something that I can't figure out is why it is always night in the other world. There are multiple times this is shown. After other Wybie ...
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How did Clint get the Soul Stone while Natasha was sacrificed? [duplicate]

Well, in Avengers: Infinity War Thanos got the Soul Stone because he paid a cost and threw his most beloved person off the cliff. But Clint didn't do that in Avengers: Endgame. It makes no sense that ...
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Was it justified what happened to Mr. Park? [duplicate]

When Ki Taek kills Mr. Park in Parasite, I was surprised and confused. Why did he do that? And after all that, does he deserve redemption? Yes, I agree that Park had been a little insensitive to the ...
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Why did Netflix cancel the OA after season 2?

Netflix has canceled the OA after its second season, in spite of the show's hardcore fanbase. What is the reason behind this?
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Is Spongebob an Allegory For Racism [closed]

My friend at school told me this and I didn't believe him. I watched a few episodes and i don't see how any of these relates to racism. Any SpongeBob Heads know what my friend is talking about when he ...
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help with re-finding name of movie? [closed]

Romantic Drama (i think?) A socially awkward emo/goth/scene type person (i think ?) art student, draws and carries a sketch book meets a local painter, shows his sketchbook, and he ses something like, ...
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What is the earliest example of a 'gag reel'?

Having just watched a string of gag reels on youtube, I would like to know what the earliest examples of this extra material would be. I found one from 1946 on youtube but it would be interesting to ...
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Why couldn't Ransom make an anonymous call

In Knives Out (2019), Detective Benoit reveals Ransom's plan: Benoit: Marta will get arrested for killing Fran and Harlan. And it would have worked if we hadn't have brought you in for questioning ...
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Psycho (1960) Sandwich Scene [closed]

When most people think of Psycho they think of the shower scene. Admittedly it is one of the all scariest scenes in the history of movies. Today I recently re-watched Psycho and I'm convinced there is ...
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Why did Wolverine's name change from Jimmy to Logan?

In X-Men Origins, Wolverine is called Jimmy. Then he is called Logan? Is this because he lives forever and has to change to hide his mutation? My question here is that where does the X-Men story ...
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Wolverine in both Pacific and European theaters?

If you watch X-Men Origins: Wolverine and then watch The Wolverine, you can find an incongruency in Wolverine's story. In X-Men Origins, you can see that in the World War II scene, Wolverine and ...
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Why was hanged Rosie's face not shown?

In Jojo Rabbit (2019), Jojo finds out that his mother was hanged. We only see her feet and not the face. Why so?
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What’s the deal with code red in 28 weeks Later?

In 28 weeks later, the military initiates Code Red when the virus breaks out, and the soldiers were order to kill everyone, even those who were healthy. What’s the point of it though? It made for ...
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Sequel to Pacific Rim Uprising [closed]

Is there a sequel to Pacific Rim: Uprising? Who's the Director and who are the actors?
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Did non-Caucasian actors become famous playing Caucasian characters?

There have been lots of examples, in western movies, of western actors disguised to look like other racial types. For example the Fu Manchu movies, Charlie Chan movies and Lawrence of Arabia featured ...
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What is the significance of the toy car?

When Huntress' family is killed in Birds of Prey, one of them gives her a purple toy car, which seems to be a sign that it had a some importance to her or her family. Later on in the movie she gives ...
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Why did Lord Barkis kill Emily?

It has been unclear to me why Lord Barkis kills Emily in Tim Burton's Corpse Bride. We only know that it happens.
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Is plagiarism allowed in movies and tv shows? [closed]

I recently saw the trailer of Pixar's Onward. That movie seems to be a copy of an episode from Jachie Chan Adventures animated series. In that episode Bheema has to throw socks with a magic potion ...
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Why is “The Matrix” called by that name?

Personally from what "matrix" means in English, I can only see relation with one of its meanings, and even then a bit far-fetched. As guide for the meanings of "matrix" we can use this link: https://...
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What happens to Victor Creed after “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Jimmy (Wolverine) has a brother named Victor. Near the end of the film, Wolverine and Victor separate. The movie ends explaining how Wolverine lost his memory, how he got ...
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Who is in charge of the Back Lands?

In the animated TV series, The Lion Guard, (a sequel spin-off to The Lion King) there seems to be four separate regions such as the Pride Lands, Out Lands, Back Lands, and Snow Mountain. I don't ...
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Why the search for Childish Gambino?

In Yesterday (2019), Jack Malik is searching for some iconic performers when trying to understand what is going on after his accident. One of his searches is for Childish Gambino (= Donald Glover). ...
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Why the tagline “It's nothing personal” for “Terminator 2”?

One of the taglines for Terminator 2: Judgement Day says "It's nothing personal". What is this referring to? I have watched the extended cut, but there seems to be no references to anything being ...

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