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What is the most popular movie oriented social media site in India? What's the “Indian letterboxd.com”? [closed]

Where Indian people rate and comment/review movies? I'm looking for a site where can I read what's cool in India without this Euro-American bias seen in imdb, letterboxd and other majors. Seeking for ...
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Why isn't Robin Williams in Sean's military photo?

In Good Will Hunting (1997) during the scene where Will and Sean have their first session, Will notices a photo of Sean and his buddies in Vietnam. The photo is shown below. My question is why Robin ...
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Is Tenet's time travel similar to this movie?

The reverse time travel in tenet is explained because of entropy, And the same thing is said, Mr.Nobody movie. So the time travel concept in both the movie the same?
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Why do people say that Imax 70mm projections are better? [closed]

Since learning more about film I've been told that movies presented in a cinema on film, especially 70mm film projections, especially 70mm imax film projections, are the best possible experiences you ...
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Buffalo Bill's history of abuse

In Silence Of The Lambs, Hannibal Lecter tells Clarice Starling that Our Billy wasn't born a criminal, Clarice. He was made one through years of systematic abuse. Billy hates his own identity, and as ...
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Was the soundtrack for 4th Season of The Crown recorded with a choir?

I am trying to figure out if the mysterious sounds used throughout this season's soundtrack are a male choir. For example in the 18th second of Simple Harp Variation No. 1 I feel like I am hearing a ...
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Why has nobody looted or settled Las Vegas?

At some point before the events of Blade Runner 2049, Las Vegas was hit by a dirty bomb and thus deserted due to the radiation. During the events of the movie however, Deckard apparently has lived ...
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Why does the detective suspect the principal in The Kid Detective (2020)?

In The Kid Detective (2020) When the detective was sure that the paper folding received by Caroline is the same as what Gracie had(made?), why did he suspect principal Erwin and go to investigate his ...
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Significance of Blue Cross used to represent Lord Shiva?

In the recently released Amazon Prime series Tandav, there was a scene where they show a play about a comedic interaction between Lord Shiva and Narad. There was some backlash regarding the religious ...
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Australian Movie [closed]

Family goes on vacation. Parents not getting along. They have a teenage daughter and much younger son. Parents screwing around on each other and daughter is captivated by a pedophile. Ends up losing ...
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How did Moon-Gwang get injured?

In Parasite, the former housekeeper Moon-Gwang returns to the Park family's house while the Parks are out of town and the Kim family is having a party there. When she arrives, her face is bloodied ...
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Big Lebowsky vs Barbie Girl question

My friend says that there is a common theme in The Big Lebowski and Aqua - Barbie Girl Both scenes have a girl lying beside a pool in a lime green bathing suit with sunglasses, offering a lewd ...
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Why did Nemeny curse Lenore?

In the movie Charming, Prince Phillipe Charming was cursed by his father's former partner Nemeny Neverwish, who was jealous that Charming's father would not marry her. But why did Nemeny curse Lenore ...
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What was wrong with John Rambo’s appearance?

In First Blood (1982) when John Rambo first comes into town he’s stopped by Sheriff Teasle. Teasle tells him, “You know, wearing that flag on that jacket, looking the way you do, you’re asking for ...
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Okay, I'm gonna go eat this steak in the bathroom - why is it funny?

From Family Guy - Turban Cowboy [S11E15], why is Okay, I'm gonna go eat this steak in the bathroom funny? I imagine that I am missing a cultural refernce, but internet search does not help.
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Why must inverted Neil open a door that was ALREADY open?

I've watched several times this video animation of Neil's death in Tenet. At the 45 second mark of the video, we see inverted Neil approaching the locked door. Now, from Neil's inverted perspective, ...
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Which party is in power in the Has Fallen film series

Using the timeline in https://has-fallen.fandom.com/wiki/Timeline We know that Bill Asher is President and Alan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman) is Speaker in 2013 (Olympus has Fallen). On the Vice ...
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Is there a reason why German Anakin did not bring freedom to his new empire?

In the Revenge of the Sith, just before his fight with Obi-wan, Anakin says his famous words: I have brought peace, freedom, justice and security to my new empire. In the German translation of the ...
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Why does Kim Wexler love Jimmy so much?

In Better Call Saul season 5 episode 6 ("Wexler vs Goodman"), Jimmy totally surprised Kim by asking 5 million for the land owner and playing that douchebag video. Instead of going two ...
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Did The Wire invent the “Jump 5” cipher?

This is a version of a question I asked on Security.SE, this time with a focus on the TV side of it. In S01E05 of The Wire, at around the 45:00 mark, it's revealed that: In more detail: Each digit ...
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Why Tom Hardy lost an arm wrestling match with an interviewer [closed]

In 2011, Tom Hardy arm-wrestled during an interview for his movie Warrior. The interviewer won easily. Tom wasn't worried about this. It's not clear if he let him win intentionally or not. How could ...
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Why steal the Plutonium-241 and lose it?

Why was TP supposed to steal the Plutonium-241 on behalf of Sator and then lose it? Was it because Sator might be unable to steal it on his own (as Priya said he was supposed to have succeeded in ...
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Was the Batman / Green Hornet crossover the first filmed Bruce Lee fight?

The IMDB entry for Burt Ward states: A special piece of movie trivia is that Bruce Lee's first filmed fight scene of his career was fighting Burt Ward. This seems a bit off to me since The Green ...
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Is there a canon explanation of the function/purpose of the rotating teeter-totter device in The Prisoner?

In the 1967/1968 TV series "The Prisoner", there is an "operations" room of sorts; it appears dome-shaped, and in the center is a rotating teeter-totter-like device with a man ...
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Do the series “Devs” and “Tales from the Loop” have any connection in terms of who worked on it?

I recently watched "Devs", and now just started watching "Tales from the Loop". What struck me immediately is how both have the same feel. Tranquil scenes, dominated by nature. ...
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How did Barzini not know of what was about to come? [duplicate]

One question keeps bothering me. Tessio was a traitor. It is also well seen even before the Don died. It was his crew that was supposed to guard the hospital where Don was lying. Barzini also knew ...
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What is the term for a cut from one close-up object to another absurdly similar close-up object? [duplicate]

What is the term for a cut from one close-up object to another absurdly similar close-up object? For example, in the movie "A Christmas Story", I think there is a cut from a close-up of a ...
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What is the role of Key Grips and Best Boys in nearly every movie?

I have noticed there are always these two roles mentioned in the final credits of every movie. What do these people do?
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Why the new Netflix hit series “Lupin” stops abruptly at episode 5 (/7)?

The new Netflix series "Lupin" seems pretty successful, and its season 1 is supposed to count 7 episodes (released 3 days ago) according to IMDb. But for some reasons, the last episode ...
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How did the cars get inverted in Tenet?

After re-watching Tenet on the small screen there is one thing really bugging me. In the car chase sequence, there appear to be two inverted cars: the silver Saab driven by the inverted protagonist, ...
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Improbable genetics in Predestination (2014)?

Predestination (2014) is a well-crafted time travel story, which I found quite remarkably consistent. There was however one point in the plot that tickled the suspension of my disbelief. The movie ...
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How did Charlie Chaplin accomplish the gear stunts in Modern Times?

How was the famous scene in which Chaplin goes into the machine accomplished? Did they actually build gears for Chaplin to rotate around?
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What is the significance of this line from The Expanse?

In Season 2 Episode 3 of The Expanse (spoilers!), Chrisjen Avasarala says to Cotyar, "Please, give it to me and go, there is no need for us to hang together." Cotyar responds, "Oh I'm ...
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Why are actors speaking their native non-English language directed to speak so slowly?

There has been in the recent years a general trend in English-language movies/series to have more people speaking their own language; like, in a scene in Tokyo, people don't mysteriously all speak ...
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Why is the movie “Event Horizon” called that?

In astrophysics, an event horizon is a boundary beyond which events cannot affect an observer. But what does that have to do with the movie?
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In Event Horizon, why was the doctor obsessed with hell?

Everyone from the crew was horrified or physically suffered from the infected ship. But somehow the doctor liked what he saw. Why? Why did he admire the horrors? And why didn't the ship hurt him? Is ...
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Balaclavas in movies and TV [closed]

Why in today's TV shows and movies the military "extras" all wear balaclavas or other face covering? Bad guys, good guys, doesn't matter. I don't think it's because it is more realistic. ...
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In Frosty the Snowman (1969), did Frosty return the next day after he left for the North Pole?

In the movie, Santa told Hinkle just maybe you will get a present in your stocking tomorrow morning. This means it was still the night of December 24th when Frosty left with Santa to the North Pole. ...
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How did Volkov end up bringing two bullets, the normal one and the inverted one in one magazine and how did he try to shoot?

I have a question about the scene in Tenet at Stalsk-12, where Volkov tries to shoot TP in the head. First of all, it seemed like Volkov ended up bringing two bullets with him and it's unclear how he ...
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How do they fake broken teeth [duplicate]

In a lot of movies, at some point a character gets his/her teeth broken. As an example, I could cite "Dumb and Dumber", "The Hangover Part III", etc... Do they use a specific ...
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What Freeway Was Used In The Office (US)? [closed]

We see numerous scenes with the Dunder Mifflin employees (Michael, Jim, Pam, Holly, Darrell, Dwight, Jan, etc.) driving from/to Scranton, New York City, Utica, Nashua, and so forth. Obviously it’s ...
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How did Avasarala know who enabled the conspiracy?

Spoilers: Seasons 1 and 2 of The Expanse When Avasarala first approaches Cotyar towards the beginning of Season 2 of The Expanse, she claims knowledge of a conspiracy involving members deep in her ...
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Is Rex real K9 working dog?

In Hudson & Rex, is Rex a real K9 working dog that works with a detective in real life? (In Canada)? As he certainly doesn't look like a family dog or is he?
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Why was there a “point of no return” in the Chernobyl series that ended in the meltdown?

In the Chernobyl series it is said that the two nuclear engineers had no alternative except for pressing the "AZ-5" button, couldn't they just insert the Boron rods back in one by one as ...
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How does this artefact work in WW84?

The crystal stone in Wonder Woman 1984 grants wishes, with a twist: Diane gets Steve back, but slowly loses her powers Barbara becomes powerful, losing her "soul" (it is difficult to ...
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What are the “ghosts” seen by Marianne?

In the movie Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Marianne is an artist hired to paint a portrait of a young noblewoman Héloïse. The portrait is a critical element in arranging a marriage, something that ...
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Who is the person Kreese called at the end of S03E10?

My GF insists it's the Sensei guy who sabotaged Daniel in Karate Kid 3. Clearly it's a person from Kreese's past, and the show doesn't have a problem bringing back any character from the KK universe. ...
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When did Jewish characters start waving their hands around like that?

In The Godfather (1972), Alex Rocco played Moe Green. The character was Jewish, although the actor was not. Coppola directed The Godfather. He recalled saying: “I’m Italian. I wouldn’t know how to ...
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Are the rumors Ivy's father refers to actual myths or just made up?

In The Village Ivy's father reveals to her that the monsters plaguing the town are actually just the elders in disguise. He said that they were based off of rumors in the history books he'd read of ...
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Does Ellen Corby star in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)? [closed]

I'm new here but I've used other Stack Exchange sites. Fairly recently, as a family, we watched the 1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. When Charlie finds the golden ticket, he gets ...

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