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What is the historic origin of these Indian burial grounds?

I've recently watched two movies that feature the Indian burial ground as a plot point, however in these two films they both actually show a physical burial ground, which appears to be made up of ...
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44 views

Who portrays Walter White in the scene where he and Gretchen establish the composition of the human body?

In Breaking Bad, season 1, in relation to the dissolution of Emilio and Krazy-8's corpses, Walter and Gretchen are shown enumerating the various chemicals composing the human body. Supposedly it takes ...
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27 views

Where did Samantha go? [duplicate]

At the end of the movie Her (2013), Scarlett Johansson's character Samantha the OS leaves Joaquin Phoenix's character Theodore stating that she and all the other OS personalities are going. Even Amy ...
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41 views

How did the military build Skynet after the information was destroyed?

How did the military build Skynet in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines given that all the information was destroyed in the second film?
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If it took thousands of years for Kal El to get to earth from Krypton, then how old is superman?

I'm referring to the first few minutes of the 1978 Superman movie with Marlon Brando. Jor El comments on the amount of time necessary to travel to earth but Clark arrives here and looks like a 3 or 4 ...
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42 views

What is the meaning of “Better than the Bourgeois.”?

I’m an English language learner. In Columbo, in the first scene of the episode “Short Fuse,” Roddy McDowall as Roger, making a cigar box bomb, says, “Better than the Bourgeois.” What does it imply? ...
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39 views

Does Mordo know of zealots and Kaecilius using dark energy?

In Doctor Strange, does Mordo actually know beforehand that Kaecilius and them would have much higher control of the mirror dimension? I ask because of the scene where Strange locks himself Mordo, ...
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Why did he start falling from the building?

Maybe a third of the way through Venom (2018), when Venom/Eddie was at the very top of the building that seemed to be where Anne's (Eddie's ex-girlfriend) office was, an airplane flew by and Venom/...
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When Cooper was in 5th Dimension why does it vanish when he gives the gravity equation to Murph [on hold]

What happen at the end of Interstellar? When Cooper was in the 5-D area, why did it gradually start to all vanish when he gave the gravity equation to Murph? Why did that bring him back into our ...
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14 views

In the movie La Grande Bellezza what is the message behind the storyline? [on hold]

This Movie's title is The Great Beauty in English and the movie's story is set in Rome. I have watched two times and I'll probably watch again. The cinematography is awesome with many elegant ...
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60 views

Family History of Drax The Destroyer

OK, so in Guardians of the Galaxy, Drax joins the party in the hope that he will get to face off against Ronan the Accuser, whom he holds directly responsible for killing his wife and child. Indeed, ...
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Third character in 10000 km?

The film 10000 km (Wikipedia, IMDB, Mubi) is about a couple with a long distance relationship between Barcelona and Los Angeles. It is almost entirely shot in two apartments, and throughout the film ...
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61 views

Is it even possible to be entirely in control of your own dream?

In Inception the dreamers or the "architects" are supposed to keep control of their own dream at all times. However, as we can see with Cobb, the subconscious can easily take a mind of its own. ...
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1answer
38 views

How was the movie Vaiana translated into the European English version?

We already know that Moana is called Vaiana in all the European countries. I am from a German-speaking country but watched the movie in English, which I thought was the original version but the main ...
2
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1answer
145 views

Does Starfleet have the ability to let men carry babies?

In Star Trek Voyager “Friendship One” (season 7, episode 21), a heavily pregnant Torres and Paris are arguing about her going down to an irradiated planet. Paris does not want her to go because she is ...
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2answers
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Why did Cooper leave at the end?

In Interstellar, why does Cooper leave to go find Brand at the end of the movie? There's no wormhole for him to travel through. Without the wormhole he can't get to her, otherwise someone would've ...
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49 views

How did Elsa ransack the rooms and provide a credible story in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade?

Indy says at the castle, "... (Elsa) Ransacked her own room and I fell for it." From this we're supposed to accept that Elsa ransacked the rooms (including her own) to try and find the Grail ...
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1answer
36 views

Why did Mrs. Baker slap Doughboy, not Ricky and why did she ignore Doughboy when he asked her why she hit him?

In Boyz n the Hood (1991), when Ricky and Doughboy are fighting and when Mrs. Baker comes out to break the fight, why did she hit Doughboy, not Ricky and when Doughboy asked why she hit him, why did ...
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24 views

How relevant Is the Central Divide in the El Royale

I hugely enjoyed Bad Times At The El Royale and I understand the mise en scène lends heavily to the divide between Nevada and California, and there are state-wide rules which are different as per ...
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73 views

Why is John Malkovich in Deepwater Horizon omitting words?

In Deepwater Horizon, John Malkovich says phrases like: You nervous as cats. or We a big company, Mike, BP. or So they the big picture. They the little picture, like you and the ...
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1answer
62 views

Why did police hang the boy in the story Fagin told Oliver?

In Roman Polanski's "Oliver Twist" (2005), in the morning when Fagin has brought Oliver breakfast to the bedroom he locked him in for the night he tells Oliver that he caused him and the other boys ...
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115 views

Could the black order disappear when Thanos snaps his fingers? [on hold]

Of course, all members of the black order are dead when Thanos snaps his fingers in Avengers: Infinity War. But could it be possible that if they were still alive they also randomly disappear? If so -...
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50 views

Was the movie The Warriors (1979) based on a book?

A friend claims that his father said that the movie The Warriors (1979) was based on a book. Can anyone substantiate that?
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1answer
564 views

What is the reasoning for casting two actors to play young and old Hugh Crain?

In The Haunting of Hill House (2018) Netflix series, the character of Hugh Crain, the father of the family, is played by two different actors - one plays the father in the 80s and the other plays the ...
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143 views

Is Arrival's plot of rewiring one's brain by learning a new language based on reality?

In Arrival we see that learning a new language has done significant changes inside the brain. Can learning a new language really “rewire your brain”? Was this plot point in the movie based on a ...
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1answer
94 views

Fort Boyard - why using a solved game?

In early seasons during the Time Hunt stage they played a game of 20 sticks - a participant played with Maître de jeu and has always been the one to make a first move. I found out they played a ...
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68 views

Would Malekith have been disappointed in the results of using Aether/Reality Stone without the others? [on hold]

In Infinity War, we've seen several examples of how the effects of the Reality Stone (or Aether as depicted in Thor Dark World) seem to not take effect permanently. Malekith seemed to think "the ...
4
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1answer
645 views

Why does the Mind Stone still affect Vision after Shuri spent all that time separating it?

In Avengers: Infinity War Shuri was tasked with separating the mind stone from Vision, and was doing it during the Wakanda battle with Proxima Midnight, Cull Obsidian, and the Outrider army. Mid ...
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1answer
91 views

Is Thanos actually good? [on hold]

I know it seems crazy, but anyway I'll ask. In the middle of Infinity war, Thanos beats Guardians and teleports with Gamora. After that, they had a conversation: Gamora: I was a child when you took ...
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50 views

Why is Yasujirō Ozu regarded as the most “Japanese” filmmaker?

I am studying Ozu and his films, and I often come across the sentence that he is the most "Japanese" filmmaker. Ozu's style is very different and unique, however my question is what are the unique ...
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56 views

Why is Bandit Queen banned in India?

Bandit Queen is an Indian biographical film based on dacoit Phoolan Devi. I know that she fought to get it banned in India. But what is the exact reason behind this? People generally like biographies ...
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1answer
155 views

What did Walt mean to tell Jesse

In Breaking Bad, Season 2, later on after giving the 480K to Jesse, Walt goes round to his house once more and finds Jesse high, asleep next to Jane, then witnesses her throwing up and choking to ...
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1answer
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Why Wasn't Lonnegan Surprised That Hooker Was Still Alive?

In The Sting Lonnegan had a professional hit-woman, Loretta, work at the diner that Hooker frequently visited so that she could kill him. I'm guessing that with the bet ready to go the next day, ...
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1answer
155 views

What did Monty Python's live studio audience see?

The television series Monty Python's Flying Circus was shot in front of a live studio audience. It includes live sketches on a stage or set, and the audience can be heard laughing. However, much of ...
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1answer
139 views

How is Jerry Maguire doing this after he gets fired?

I recently re-watched "Jerry Maguire" on Amazon Prime, and there is one scene that confuses me (I was a kid when the movie came out so I didn't notice this then.) Bob Sugar, Maguire's "protege", ...
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Did Genie actually grant any of Aladdin's wishes other than the one to set him free?

I recently watched an interesting youtube video which theorizes that Genie still owes Aladdin one wish, however as I was watching it I realized that it could in fact be argued that Genie never fully ...
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60 views

Who was the first female monster appear in a movie? [on hold]

Who was the first female who had been start working in movies and was the first lady who had join that field.
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Ego's power on Thanos Snap [on hold]

If Star-Lord haven't killed Ego and Ego went silent, will Thanos snap work on Peter even if he is a god as said by Ego?
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In Sleight, how did Bo change the card in the young woman's hand?

Sleight (2017) included a lot of magic tricks. Some of the tricks involving magnetism had a "scientific" (but impossible/ridiculous) explanation. The movie also included card tricks. In one of Bo's ...
2
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1answer
66 views

What is the significance of the title “Rangasthalam”?

Rangasthalam (2018) is a Telugu periodic action film directed by Sukumar. The film is set in 1985 in a village named Rangasthalam. The incidents which take place in the village take the plot further. ...
4
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1answer
81 views

Why did Brian stand in front of the subway train the first time he took NZT?

In the Limitless pilot, when evading the police in the subway, Brian jumps on the tracks, calculates that there's an 80%-90% chance the train will stop on time if the driver sees him, and he kept ...
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4answers
137 views

What is the first example of warning messages about special effects being shown to audiences before a film?

I have seen two instances of a message of caution or warning being shown before a film to explain to the audience that a particular moment in the film with a special effect is meant to be part of the ...
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1answer
145 views

How does the clone trooper recognize Darth Sidious to execute Order 66?

During the film Star Wars: Revenge the Sith we see Darth Sidious talking with Commander Cody for the execution of Order 66. But how does the Commander know that "the dude" with the hoodie was ...
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91 views

How does 'Agent Doe' end up where he does in Predestination?

In the movie Predestination, one of the pre-climax scenes shows that the barkeep (Agent Doe) turns into the Fizzle Bomber by killing his future self. This is described in the timeline on the main ...
5
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89 views

What is the relationship between Steppenwolf and Darkseid in DC Extended Universe?

In DC comics, Steppenwolf is the uncle of Darkseid but their relation was not made clear in Justice League (2017). I've read many CBR and other sources which contradict each other about it. A few ...
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732 views

What happened to the other symbiotes in Venom?

After Drake died with Riot in Venom, the symbiotes were still in Drake's lab. So what happened to them? Are they disposed or sent back to space?
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1k views

Are the two main characters in the movie inspired by any particular singer’s personal life or biographies?

In the movie A Star is Born, I couldn't help but notice the resemblance of Bradley Cooper's look to Chad Kroeger and Lady Gaga's look being very similar to Lana Del Rey. I couldn't also help but ...
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What is the most important thing you have ever learned from a movie? [closed]

What is the most important thing you have ever learned from a movie?
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What's the name of the Song that Vic plays and sings at the Party with the Accordion? [closed]

In the 2004 Movie Christmas with the Kranks, at the Party there is a Scene when Vic (Dan Aykroyd) plays the Accordion and sings a Song. What's it called?
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1answer
65 views

The science behind Andrew Niccol's film “Anon”

How does the "ether" work in the film Anon (2018)? The movie differentiates between real memories and recorded "files", but treats both of them as hack-able and manipulable. Unless all the people in ...

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