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When is Star Wars set?

I am wondering, when we say "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away'', is there anything in the movies or in the canon, or in the comics that suggests when that is. 4 billion years ago, 300 ...
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What is the blue hue at the middle bottom of Lady Mergot Fenring's binocular vision?

In the movie, Dune Part 2, when Lady Mergot Fenring watches over the gladiators fighting, there is this blue hue at the middle bottom of her binocular vision, they almost look like characters, what is ...
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Stopping movie piracy [closed]

I want to know what measures are being taken against capturing the movie using a camera inside a theatre. Does the film industry still lose huge money when the movie is pirated with a low cam recorded ...
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What is the significance of the historical scenes shown in the fuzzy projection in "Devs" episode 3?

The third episode of the FX television series Devs shows a fuzzy projection of significant events in human history, such as the creation of cave paintings and the construction of the pyramids. It ...
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Why was a body double for Fredo used in this scene?

At 36:38 in The Godfather, Fredo and Michael arrive at the casino for the meeting with Mo Greene. I've seen that scene (and movie) tens of times before I notice that it's not John Cazale who gets out ...
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Forrest Gump not knowing where Tex was from

A quote from Forrest Gump: There was Dallas, from Phoenix; Cleveland - he was from Detroit; and Tex... well, I don't remember where Tex come from." Why does he not know where Tex is from... and ...
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Who's who in the Oranienburg scenes in "The Zone of Interest"?

Towards the end of Jonathan Glazer's film The Zone of Interest (2023), there are a few scenes that take place in a building (or buildings) among senior officials managing the KL system. I'm curious ...
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Were people allowed to smoke on TV back in the 1960s to 1970s?

In this movie, Late Night with the Devil (2023), where the timeline is set in the 1960s or 1970s, one of the guests is smoking a cigar when the program is on the air.  Were people allowed to smoke on ...
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What was the exact timespan and period of the events and situation encapsulated in “Civil War?”

Alex Garland has been (purposefully) vague about timeline specifics of the film, Civil War (2024). But are there in-film clues as to how the situation in the U.S. degraded seemingly so quickly? I ...
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What is that kung fu movie where there were misfits that had special powers? [closed]

When I was younger I remember seeing a kung fu movie (from the 70's likely) where someone had to fight a bunch of folks that were masters with special abilities. I remember one guy walking on his ...
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Was Harrison Ford a cameo in I, Robot?

I recently watched the 2004 film I, Robot starring Will Smith. There's a bar scene where as the camera moves closer to the main character we get a glimpse of another patron of the bar who looks, IMHO, ...
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Does it mean that Robert is correcting Isador Rabi when he says ‘Canyons of New Mexico’?

After his lecture, Heisenberg meets Rabi and Oppenheimer. Robert reveals his intent to return to America to address the lack of serious attention towards quantum mechanics, which is his primary reason ...
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What was that glowing green thing that soldiers threw in the corridor of the White House in the final battle scene of “Civil War?”

In Alex Garland’s film, Civil War (2024), during the final battle scene at one point a soldier throws a glowing green thing in the corridor of the White House. This wasn’t a grenade or a flash-bang, ...
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Why are TV series so much higher in quality than TV movies? [closed]

For instance, TV movies with the banners Hallmark and Lifetime are lower in quality than an average TV series. paperthin plot inexperienced actors trashy acting poor lighting etc. There are very few ...
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What does this elvish-looking writing mean?

In Knights of Badassdom, a character is wearing a kippah (Jewish head covering for a male) and it has some writing on it. It looks to be in some elvish-type writing. Is there any way to find out what ...
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In what episode did Jillian give birth? [closed]

In Ryan's Hope (1975-1989), which episode did Jillian give birth? I remembered that she gave birth with the help of Seneca but I don't remember what episode or date it was aired on. Does anyone know? ...
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How did Jatemme avoid facing any consequences after torturing Bobby?

Mob enforcer Jatemme tortured Bobby, a disabled worker at a bowling alley, to find out why Harry Rawlings stole money from him: How did Jatemme avoid facing any consequences after torturing Bobby?
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Does Section 31 no longer exist in the 32nd century?

I am currently watching the latest and final season of Star Trek: Discovery. The premier season 5 episode is titled and introduces 'The Red Directive' into canon, which seems to indicate that certain ...
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Why did they redraw the lines of the ward?

Tom Mulligan asks his son and politican Jack if opponent Jamal conceded, expressing concern about losing to him. Jack reassures Tom, hinting that compromise could have avoided the situation, ...
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Why does Tony flip out over this?

At the start of the episode Unidentified Black Males Tony is eating at a restaurant with Meadow and her boyfriend Finn; when Tony asks for the check the waitress tells him Finn has already paid for ...
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Why didn't Gus kill Walt in the desert in "Crawl Space"

Just killed Walt and force Jesse to cook by threatening Andrea / Brook, or someone else? Many people bring up the line "I don’t believe fear to be an effective motivator" but isn't this the ...
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Was the bird machine in The Prestige real?

In The Prestige (2006) we see a bird trick in which the cage collapses, killing the bird. Later in the movie, John Cutter gives Angier a suit with a spring loaded mechanism that collapses the cage ...
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Besides Nagakado, what is the situation of Toranaga's children in "Shōgun"?

In the 2024 miniseries Shōgun, only one of Lord Yoshii Toranaga's children makes an appearance: his son, Nagakado. Toranaga has another son, who has not yet made an appearance in the show. We see ...
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Why did The Cartel try to steal Gus's chemical supply?

I'm only on season 4, episode 6 but they've done it three times now, once in the warehouse in S3E13 Full-Measure, one in S4E4 Bullet Points and now again. What do they gain by sabotaging Gus's ...
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Where did all the vehicles come from when McQueen exits the trailer?

Immediately after McQueen rolled out of the trailer, there were a lot of cars on the road, and this despite the fact that a few seconds ago the road was empty, there was no one on it except Mack and ...
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Why is Howard Hamlin so interested in hiring Jimmy even after knowing all of what Chuck proved about him?

Why is Howard so interested hiring Jimmy in spite of all he knew about him in regards to Chuck’s apparently proven accusations of felony misconduct? Why would Hamlin simply forget all that in light of ...
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Why did Oppenheimer toss his glasses onto the corner of the wall?

In a chemistry lab, Oppenheimer is advised by Niels Bohr to go to Germany to learn from Max Born. The scene then changes into a montage style with a series of scenes set to classical music playing in ...
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What is "hemlock" in Top Gun (1986)?

Here's a little bit of context from the movie: Charlotte “Charlie” Blackwood: Excuse me. May I? Pete “Maverick” Mitchell: Please. Charlotte “Charlie” Blackwood: Um… Uh… I’ll... I’ll have what he’s ...
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Why do they have to fake the protagonist's death?

The last episode of Healer left me confused. They have the evidence of the bad guys doing bad things with bioweapons. They caught them red-handed trying to kill the whistleblower. The police are ...
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Vault 32 residents and Bert

In Season One: Episode 1 of Amazon's Fallout (2024), protagonist Lucy is preparing to marry a 'breeder' from Vault 32. Her best friend Steph Harper is, according to Amazon (Explore: Vault Dwellers: ...
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Is this Star Trek: Picard Romulan character meant to be a reference to Lord of the Rings?

Season 1 of Star Trek: Picard introduced new Romulan characters, including one rather benevolent hero named Elnor. Elnor was a survivor of a supernova event that destroyed Romulus (see: Star Trek 2009 ...
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Where's this Hong Kong restaurant in season 1, episode 6, of "Expats"?

Where's this Hong Kong restaurant in season 1, episode 6, of Expats (2024)? Here are screenshots from this YouTube video: . More pics at: https://variety.com/2024/...
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Why did Harbinger say this quote?

John Wick and Caine fought their way to Rue Foyatier. John Wick removed his ballistic protective coat and Caine also removed his coat. They were getting ready for the duel when Harbinger offered them ...
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Who exactly is "her" here?

A blind, retired High Table assassin Caine declared that he was retired, finished, and done. High Table member Marquis disagreed. Caine insisted that he was of no use to Marquis or The Table. Marquis ...
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Why didn't McQueen, having a great opportunity, escape from the town when Sally invited him for a walk?

McQueen looks towards the exit, contemplating the situation. The wheel clamp is removed. Bessie is not attached. A full tank of gas thanks to Sally. And now McQueen is free. There's nothing stopping ...
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Colonia: Connection between Lena and the captain [closed]

I recently watched Colonia with Emma Watson as Lena. I was wondering if I am missing something? Is there a sort of deeper connection Lena and the captain of Lufthansa are having. He is at least ...
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Why did Oppenheimer say "Wormhole" in this scene?

In the chemistry lab,Patrick Blackett and Niels Bohr are standing across a table from each other, while Bohr is advising Oppenheimer: Bohr: Get to Germany, study under Max Born. Learn the ways of ...
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Why did the cousins decide to attack Hank

Why did the cousins decide to attack Hank ? Yes , I know Hank killed Tuco but don't they know that attacking him will cause the Mexican government to go after the cartel ? Or do they know that fact ...
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Who is Callie Spengler's mother in Ghostbusters: Afterlife?

Callie is the daughter of Egon Spengler first introduced in Ghostbusters: Afterlife. From postcards and some other things seen in the 2021 film, we can tell she was two years old in 1984. Who is her ...
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Why are criminals not worried about the hostages seeing their faces?

In the Spanish series La Casa de Papel dubbed internationally as Money Heist the robbers decide to set 11 hostages free. The robbers rarely wear masks in front of the hostages. They always wear them ...
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Were the air traffic controller’s actions intentional?

In Breaking Bad season 2's ending, Jane’s father, Donald, returns to work as an air traffic controller.  In the Breaking Bad wiki, it states that he’s distracted by Jane’s death.  However, every time ...
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What does "listeners of the 8th" mean?

DJ is making a radio announcement that the boys in black failed to kill John Wick: DJ: A little traffic update. I'm hearing the boys in black couldn't get it done. Our wicked friend is on the move ...
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What does this list of bounties mean?

Tracker and his dog approached the receptionist’s desk and offered a gold coin for a room. The receptionist informed him that no dogs were allowed. However, he managed to persuade her and she relented,...
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Is the berating of a witness in "Judgment at Nuremberg" allowed in courts?

In the Judgment at Nuremberg scene, where the German defense lawyer berates Judy Garland's character after she has already answered the question, do judges normally allow this in courts? The outcome ...
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Nuclear attack followed by a ground invasion

In the sequel to the movie Dune (2021), i.e. Dune: Part Two (2024), Timothée Chalamet’s character, Paul “Muad’Dib” Atreides reveals the secret locations of his family’s arsenal of nuclear weapons to ...
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In "Southpaw“, why didn't they do gunpowder residue (GSR) tests on everybody in the hallway?

In Southpaw (2015), only one person fired a gun in that room. Surely it would be simple to test everyone to find the shooter, even without the gun. Why didn't they do gunpowder residue (GSR) tests on ...
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Whom has Patrick actually killed in “You'll Never Find Me?”

Near the end of You'll Never Find Me (2023), we see that Patrick is apparently a serial killer, having murdered many women, with the visitor being his last victim. However, the end of the movie ...
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What is the meaning of Lennon's actions with James in “Lovely, Dark and Deep?”

Near the end of the film Lovely, Dark and Deep (2023), the ranger Lennon goes out to search for a missing man named James. When she finds him — apparently having been taken away by the mysterious ...
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After being released, why did Garraka delay attacking until apparently the next day, coming in with a "storm" from the ocean?

After Garraka is released from the brass orb, an attack on the firehouse, and in particular its containment unit, is delayed until apparently the next day, after a "storm" comes in from the ...
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What was the nature of the dead universe in the Netflix Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy?

In the Netflix trilogy Transformers: War for Cybertron, the cast accidentally travel to a location referred to as "The Dead Universe". A lifeless region that has unusual - and often harmful -...
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