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What is Fabrice Yahve Habimana Jr's role in Tears of the Sun?

Two of the cast members are listed as Fabrice Yahve Habimana Jr. as Bujo, and Sammi Rotibi as Arthur Azuka. However, there isn't anyone called Bujo in the movie. Also, when you look at Tears of the ...
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Searching for movie/tv-show from vague memory? [closed]

Ok so this is probably the least answerable question, since all the information stems from extremely vague meories from my childhood. The things I remember are as follows: The episode, or movie, is ...
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Old Movie about immortal guy who makes dreams come true, like trojan horse and robot dinosaur (?) [closed]

Hi wise men of the internet, I am looking for a specific movie (of the '80s or '90s I think). It was a class-B movie or straight-for-TV, low-budget kind. It was about a cop who found some guy that was ...
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How does Carl see his own dead body?

In the movie, The Endless, Carl is trapped in his own endless loop that lasts a few hours, after each loop, everything is reset within his own small sphere. But how do we and himself manage to see his ...
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What kind of tape was found from the lake bottom? [closed]

In the movie, The Endless, Justin and Aron found a tape from the lake bottom, it looks like this: Later they played this tape on TV and it functioned like a VCR tape. What kind of tape is this?
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90's Movie about Teens trapped in Haunted Mansion or Museum [closed]

I am trying to find the title of a movie I watched about a group of teens trapped in a haunted mansion or museum. . The movie is a late 90's movie. It is about a group of teens in medieval costumes ...
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Why did Noah say, "tic-tac-toe"?

Before they bring an asset up from Casablanca, Noah's team are following movements of Neal Daniels, a CIA station chief involved with Treadstone and Blackbriar: Noah: Give me the subject's location. ...
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Why Was the DM CFO in Charge of Discipline and Branch Visits?

In The Office (US), we see David Wallace come to Dunder-Mifflin Scranton to talk directly to the branch employees or Michael directly. Either for discipline or some initiative they are doing, or ...
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Why did Nordstrom go from atheist to believer?

In Don't Breathe (2016), Nordstrom, the blind man antagonist (or protagonist?) explicitly says that he does not believe in God: Nordstrom: God? There's no God. It's a joke. It's a bad joke. However, ...
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Would a Royal Navy submarine Commanding Officer be OF-5 or OF-4?

I fully hrok the distinction between the RANK of OF-4 (Commander) v. Commanding Officer, the official title of the skipper of a ship. BBC's Vigil, Season 1, Episode 4 has a continuity error that ...
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Could Hank really have pulled footage of Jesse's RV from the ATM?

In Season 3 Episode 4 ("Green Light") of Breaking Bad, Hank is able to determine what Jesse's RV looks like by pulling footage from a gas station ATM camera: It was my understanding that ...
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Did superior officers address junior soldiers by the junior soldiers' last names, even in the heat of war?

In at least two movies, I've seen superior officers call their junior officers by their last names, even when they're actively fighting the enemy and indubitably stressed. Is this historically ...
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Why was Vito Corleone so ignorant about Fanucci?

I find it a little odd that when we first meet young Vito in The Godfather - Part 2, why he seems to know so little about Don Fanucci. He asks "if he's Italian why does he steal from his own ...
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Does Forrest Gump have a real biological son? [duplicate]

I saw this image on 9GAG. It doesn't seem that Forrest Jr. is his son at all. Jenny just says "it's your son" to all the guys that visit. I don't remember Forrest having sex with Jenny. So ...
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Online platforms for classic movies [closed]

What online platforms can be used to watch old movies? (for example, Hollywood classics, or european cinema from the 50's, 60's). The only such thing I know is Filmin, but subtitles are only offered ...
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Does the Dune movie from 2021 assume any prior knowledge?

Is it a problem to have little to no knowledge about the Dune universe before watching the new movie? Is it helpful to have read the books or watched any prior adaption to fully understand the plot?
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Why do people go to the future to fight the aliens Tomorrow War?

In the movie Tomorrow War, why do people go to the future to fight the aliens when the logical thing to do is to go in the past where their numbers are low or at the starting point? Certainly, this is ...
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When is the Coen brothers' "The Ladykillers" set?

When do the events of the movie The Ladykillers (2004) take place?
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What's the meaning behind Khan's firing on the Enterprise as it approaches the Mutara Nebula?

About 80% of the way down in the Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan movie script, [Reliant bridge]JOACHIM: If they go in there we'll lose them.KHAN: Explain it to them.[Enterprise bridge]SAAVIK: That ...
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In Iron Man 3, what are the Mandarin's lessons?

Stating that he considers himself a teacher, the Mandarin tries to teach Stark (during the trailers) and the US and its president (during the film itself) lessons. Can you please explain what is the ...
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How does Roy learn Guan Yin's name?

In the movie, Boss Level, a sword-wielding Guan Yin will have a pose and say a line 'I am Guan Yin and Guan Yin has done this' every time right after cutting off Roy's head. How does Roy possibly ...
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Did The Doctor ever meet Doctor Who from the TV series?

Watching Robots of Sherwood, at the end Robin says to The Doctor something to the effect that he too will be remembered as a legend, not as a real person, which got me wondering if there was ever an ...
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Who exactly is "him" Herman referring to?

A scene from Mank (2020), starts with a thick script hitting the table. A camera tilts up to show Charlie Lederer standing and holding a hat. Then a wider angle shot reveals Herman is sitting in a ...
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Why was Thornhill/Kaplan's bid of $2000 considered outrageous?

I admit that I'm a "genuine idiot" who has never been to a real auction and doesn't know all the conventions. In North by Northwest, Thornhill/Kaplan tries to disrupt an auction in different ...
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In Sympathy for Mr Vengeance, why does Cha Youngmi, the green-haired guy's girlfriend, go to meet the organ traffickers? [closed]

She tells them that she'll wire them the money tomorrow. What does this mean? Why would she wire them money?
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Why wouldn't any sorcerer supreme have known of the 10 rings?

Towards the end of Shang Chi, Wong says to Shang Chi something to the effect of, "we noticed the 10 rings when you put them on" (I don't have the exact quote handy). But the rings had been ...
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What is the correct quote I'm trying to find? [closed]

I'm trying to remember a quote I saw from a movie. I can't remember the movie name nor the exact quote but I remember the way it was: went something like "the greatest disappointment in life is ...
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Are there scenes in the original theatrical version of Watchmen that are omitted in the ultimate version?

I finally caught up with the Ultimate cut of Watchmen. It is bladder-stressingly long (original theatrical cut: 162 mins; directors cut: 186; ultimate cut 215). Obviously, there is a lot of extra ...
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Who sent the postcard in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings?

I've just watched the Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings movie, and according to me there's a plot point that is left hanging (possible spoilers if you haven't seen the movie). Shang-Chi knows ...
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What does "Still tastes o'the head" mean?

In the Lighthouse, Thomas Wake offers a drink to Thomas Howard: Thomas Wake: Still tastes o'the head? Ah, find some chirk in ye, lad. Now is the time for gab and chatter. What does "Still ...
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How are movies and TV shows archived?

In computing world, data are archived mainly using tape drives and hard disks with redundancy, but how are TV shows and movie reels preserved? This question talks about the format but what about the ...
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Has Jon Stewart done impersonations of conspiracy theorists (before)? [closed]

I wonder how the somewhat controversial act he did on Covid-19 origins on Colbert's show fits within the pattern of his previous performances. A number of commentators took this performance of Stewart ...
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Is Branch a timeline or a universe?

In "What if...?" I learned that you could have two timelines in one universe. Honestly, this only made me more confused with the MCU than I already am. I don't know what is a timeline and ...
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Why some thieves doesn't have a city name in Money Heist?

I could understand that some thieves are outsiders, and therefore they don't have a city name. That would include e.g. Benjamin. But then the question is why Marseille who is an outsider as well does ...
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What was inspirations for Gandía's name in Money Heist [closed]

I just found out, that Gandia is the name of a town in Spain. Did creators ever mention if that is the purpose? Is it somehow related to the town names? Or is it just a common name in this region? The ...
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In the British game show Countdown, how are the numbers 6 and 9 differentiated?

When Rachel Riley (and Carol Vorderman before her) pull the small numbers from the stack for the numbers round, how is the number six differentiated from the number nine? Do they just keep track of ...
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Which translation is more correct, the dubbing or subtitle? [duplicate]

This is a sort of follow up to Why do translated subtitles differ from the dubbed voice? While the above question discusses why the subtitles and dub are different, they don't answer the question of ...
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Why that person was framed into murder at the end of the series?

Since this is a question about the ending of the series, obviously there are spoilers below. And yes, I've done some basic search in google before asking, for example by reading this article At the ...
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Is the memory wiper from Mib actually based on anything from real life?

In the film, they just turn the dial, put on some fancy sunglasses, and flash, memory wiped. Is this based on any real life phenomena? If so, could it be controlled like in the movie? e.g. turn a dial ...
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Why wouldn't Hank or Gomez show their IDs to Uncle Jack's gang?

When Jack and his crew comes to desert and pull their guns at Hank And Gomie, Hank says we are police, and Jack asks multiple times to show some ID so that they won't fire. But Hank and Gomie never ...
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What is the significance of St. Winifred saying that the Green Knight is someone Gawain knows?

In The Green Knight (2021), as Gawain was returning St. Winifred's skull, her decapitated head apparated, startling Gawain, causing him to drop her skull. St. Winifred (or her decapitated head) then ...
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How do the police know all this at the end of "Promising Young Woman"?

At the end of Promising Young Woman, I can imagine they discovered the necklace and what remained of the body, but at this point wouldn't everybody at the party be a suspect? The video of Nina can at ...
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Is there any significance to the "C-15" seen in What If episode 1?

In What If...? episode 1, the non-super-solder Steve Rogers ends up as the pilot of a proto-Iron Man suit built by Howard Stark. The suit has "C-15" painted on its left breast, and a star ...
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Who is this woman in the Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer? [closed]

At 2:36 in the first trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home, we have a brief shot of Peter standing outside a car with the back window rolled down. In the back seat, looking at him and presumably ...
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Why did Mayer drop his hanky in this scene?

In Mank (2020), after attending Thalberg's funeral, crying Mayer gets into the car and drops his hanky from a car window: The shot was focused on it as there is a hidden meaning in it. Why did he ...
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What's the proper term for individual TV episodes that feature multiple episodic storylines?

I was watching an episode of Bob's Burgers where the characters recite stories that are largely unrelated to the actual plot of the episode, while the stories themselves are the actual content of the ...
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Is Louise Belcher ever depicted without her hat?

I watch Bob's Burgers pretty often, but I've never seen Louise without her distinctive pink bunny-ears hat. Even during episodes where the hat itself is not worn Louise's character maintains some kind ...
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Can a lone gunshot flip over a moving SUV?

In The Marksman (2021), Liam Neeson's character fires two gunshots at a Chevrolet SUV. The first penetrates the windshield and kills the driver. Where exactly does he fire the second shot at? The ...
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Did Patrick McGoohan personally own the Lotus Seven seen in The Prisoner?

In the opening sequence of The Prisoner, Patrick McGoohan is seen driving a Lotus Seven bearing the number KAR120C. Within the show, it was his character's personal property (in the episode "Many ...
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How are busy city scenes like this one filmed?

It's common for films to take place in big cities like New York, Chicago, Seattle, etc. A lot of scenes in these films are set in a highly congested area such as Grand Central Station. I am curious ...

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