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Who is Simon Jacques as referred to in Shadowhunters S3E1?

In Shadowhunters S03E01 there was this title card at the end of the episode: Who is this person and how is he related to Shadowhunters?
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What does this tattoo mean in Nobody?

In the movie, Nobody, Hutch is about to get into a fight in a tattoo shop when asking questions about two home-invaders who allegedly stole his daughter's bracelet. Moments before this fight is about ...
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How old is SpongeBob?

How old is SpongeBob? I don't mean how old is the series, I mean what is SpongeBob's age if he were a real person. I ask because his age seems to be ambiguous in the show. He has a full-time job He ...
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Ending of babadook

In the last scene of The Babadook when Amelia takes worms downstairs to the babadook: Why is it there? Is it by choice or is it a captive? How did telling it not to harm her son drive it off? Why ...
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What language do the minions speak?

In Despicable Me, what language(s) do the minions speak? There is a bit of English, but it seems like a combination of French with English?
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When did each Horcrux get destroyed in the Harry Potter movies?

I have just watched the last of the Harry Potter movies for the second time on a long flight and my brain was addled through lack of sleep. As far as I remember, three of the eight horcruxes were ...
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Where are Frodo, Gandalf and the others going at the end and why?

First of all, I haven't read the book (shame on me). I remember one of the last scenes of Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King shows Frodo, Gandalf, Bilbo and some others leave by ship. Where ...
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What really happened in Memento?

So I watched Memento, and I felt like I understood the story pretty well, however, some things don't make so much sense to me. As far as I know: Leonard, the main character, did in fact see his wife ...
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What happened to the bodies in American Psycho?

Towards the end of the movie, we see Patrick Bateman in an apartment full of dead bodies. He ends up confessing what he's done to his lawyer. Later he goes back to the apartment, only to find the ...
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The ending of The Wailing (2016)

I saw The Wailing yesterday, a film by Na Hong-jin and the ending was very confusing to me. Who really was the girl in white? Why did the shaman have the photos of the Japanese old man? Why isn't ...
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What is the order of the Crisis on Earth X episodes in the Arrowverse?

There seams to be some crossover and I'm unsure of the order of which the episodes are supposed to be watched.
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What is the best order to watch LotR/Hobbit franchise?

I have not watched any of the entries in the Lord of the Rings/Hobbit franchise and as per my knowledge The Hobbit's story occurs before LotR but the release order is different. So for better ...
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What is the meaning of the badges on the caskets in American Sniper?

This question contains spoilers Several times throughout American Sniper, when a US soldier is buried other servicemen push a brass badge into the casket of the deceased solider. What are the badges?...
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Why did Kim do this in Parasite (2019)?

In Bong Joon-ho's Parasite (2019), lead character Kim Ki-taek (driver of Mr. Park) suddenly But in the entire movie, they have shown the Park family to have a good heart (though they are rich and ...
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What did Charlie's aunt do?

I just watched the new movie with Emma Watson, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". The central theme of the movie is the relationship between Charlie and his aunt. He has been traumatized by her death,...
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What does the ending scene in the movie Basic Instinct actually mean?

What does the ending scene in the movie Basic Instinct actually mean? After the killer has been caught by the police, we see in the last scene a very suspenseful, cliffhanger sex scene. Can somebody ...
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What happens if someone becomes Excommunicado?

In John Wick 2, at the end, John's license gets terminated because he conducted business on Continental grounds. Winston says to John that he did not abide by the rules and marks him Excommunicado. ...
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What is the meaning of Teddy's last dialogue in Shutter Island?

In Shutter Island, at the end of the movie Teddy had a chat with Chuck, in that scene Teddy told to Chuck as, Which would be worse: To live as a monster, or to die as a good man? What's the ...
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What happened at the end of Her?

Samantha "leaves" Theodore. She tells him that all of the OS's are leaving. Theodore goes to visit his friend Amy who was also in a relationship with an OS, although I think they were just friends. He ...
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How does Tokyo Drift fit into the time line?

In the third Fast and Furious movie - Tokyo Drift, one of the main characters in the story is Han Lue. Near the conclusion of the movie, he dies when his car explodes in a huge fireball after being ...
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Meaning of Billy Hope's Tattoo

There are several shots in Southpaw where the tattoo behind Billy Hope's ear is prominently displayed. It appears to be a bird, what kind? And more importantly, is there symbolism associated with ...
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What's in the package which Billy gives Madolyn in The Departed

Just before the climax of The Departed, Billy comes to Madolyn's apartment and gives her a package to keep safe and asks her to open it if he's dead or if he tells her to. In a later scene, we ...
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What happened to Loki in the Dark World?

In Thor: The Dark World, Thor, Loki and Jane are in the dark elves world. Thor is in a fight and Loki saves him by impaling the foe with a blade. The enemy then grabs Loki and stabs him with the ...
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English translation of dialogues in The Godfather

Can someone give the English translation of the Italian dialogues between Michael Corleone and Sollozzo?
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Which story is true at end of the movie "Life of Pi"?

At the end of the movie Life of Pi, Pi tells us two stories. One with the tiger (unrealistic) and one without the tiger (realistic). I believe that he was metaphorically referring himself as the ...
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In what order should I watch the X-Men movies?

I am looking for the best order for "plot" or continuity where I don't get too many disjunctive stories, not necessarily the order they came out in - how should I arrange the X-Men movies? I would ...
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Why did Victor die?

In Breaking Bad season 4 episode 1 "Box cutter", Gus kills Victor. Why does he do this? What does he gain from it other than scaring Walt and Jessie? Or is making them fear him his only motive?
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What does the casting director mean by "be authentically, anatomically not Jewish" in Friends?

In the Friends episode The One With Ross and Monica’s Cousin, Joey auditions with a casting director; the plot is as described: The Casting Director: Terrific! Well uh, there’s one more thing. Uhh, ...
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What is the connection between Ragnar from Vikings and Ragnar from The Last Kingdom?

The popular History series Vikings is run by Ragnar Lothbrok, the main character who is a Viking that set his eyes on England. Vikings is inspired by historical events. In The Last Kingdom we follow ...
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Why is Detective Danny Williams absent from so many episodes?

In the remake of Hawaii Five-O, Det. Danny Williams seems to be routinely absent; occasionally they'll offer some kind of explanation (e.g. the fact that he's in the hospital recovering from donating ...
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K-PAX ending explanation

In K-PAX, there are two possible explanations: Prot is crazy. He is truly an alien. There are facts that indicate 1, but also 2. Examples: He seems to respond to hypnosis, has a sort of phobia of ...
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What does the ending of the movie "Coherence" mean?

In the ending of the movie Coherence, we see that It would really be helpful to get a clear answer here!
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Age difference between Anakin Skywalker and Padmé in the Star Wars prequel trilogy

In the movie Star Wars: Episode I Anakin Skywalker is a child and Padmé is a young lady. Their relationship is that of a child and a lady. But in Episode II Anakin has aged into a young guy even ...
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What is the nature of Professor Snape's Patronus and why does it appear in the Forest of Dean?

During Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 the crew (now reduced to only Harry and Hermione) wander through the Forest of Dean when a Patronus in the shape of a doe leads Harry to the frozen ...
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What is the actual meaning of the film "The Lobster"?

The Lobster is a film with hidden meaning, which seems to be a satire commenting on the structure of relationships in society. In the film, single people are sent to a special hotel, where they have ...
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In what order should I watch The planet of the Apes franchise?

Basically, I ended somewhere on the reboot film made in 2001. I would like to get back to Planet of Apes series and watch it again. With Star Wars franchise, there is famous order of how should one ...
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Who fired the shot and what is the symbolism in firing shot right next to Lucas at the end of the movie?

At the end of The Hunt (orig.: Jagten), during the deer hunt, there’s a shot fired right next to Lucas (deliberately missing the shot). Who fired the shot? Is it Theo's son? What is the meaning of ...
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Meaning of the doll in The Boy

DISCLAIMER: the following question will have many spoilers. In The Boy (2016), we learn towards the end of the movie that the main character Brahms is... Now, why was there a doll and why were his ...
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In Sherlock: Study in Pink how does the choice of bottles work?

In Sherlock season 1 episode 1 the serial killer asks Sherlock to take one of two bottles. 1 bottle is ok other is bad (poisonous). Whatever bottle Sherlock takes the serial killer takes the other one....
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What happened at the end of Birdman?

Birdman is a very innovative movie. The cinematography alone is brilliant, capturing the spirit behind the scenes at a Broadway Theatre. And the screenplay seems, in part, an interesting view of ...
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Who is the serial killer in Memories of Murders?

Is it known who is the killer after the ending scene? The former detective looked very intense, as if he finally understood who was the serial killer, but it's not very clear. Also, is the actor who ...
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What happened at the end of The Grey?

I am confused, what happened at the end of The Grey (2011)? Did Ottway die or did he manage to survive?
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How does Jacob get cured in the end?

I did not understand the plot of movie 'Voice from the Stone'. How does Jacob get cured in the end? I have watched the movie multiple times and I still don't understand.
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Is the film "Flight" based on a true story?

The film seems like it could easily have been based on a true story especially how detailed a lot of the story is. Are any of the parts based on real-life happenings or is it all fiction? I reckon ...
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Do the actors really go nude in the shooting of the movies?

I often wonder if actors really go nude for certain scenes in films. I am not talking about those movies where we can see the sexual body-parts or genitals of the actors/actresses, but instead less ...
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Is Ghost Adventures real or fake?

I recently started watching Ghost Adventures and they seem real to me. But then I checked it on the web and found that it is a fake show. Some say it is fake, while others say it is real. Still, I ...
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Why were the villagers and the axe-wielding hitman brothers crawling towards a shrine?

At the start of Season 3 Breaking Bad, we see a bunch of villagers and Tuco's cousins crawling on their bellies towards some shrine where they put a drawing of Walter White as some kind of "offering". ...
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What exactly did Fredo do to betray Michael?

We know Fredo betrayed Michael by working with Hyman Roth and Johnny Ola. What exactly did he do though? He says he didn't know it was going to be a hit and that he was only trying to help the family....
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What is the perception of Tyrion's story about his cousin Orson and the beetles?

In Game of Thrones S04E08 Tyrion told a story about his cousin Orson Lannister to Jaime. Orson was physically handicapped and spent his time smashing beetles. Is there any relation between the story ...
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How did the FBI get Jordan's note to Donnie?

In The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), how did the FBI get the yellow note that Jordan gave to Donnie toward the end of the movie? There was no mention of it after that or any explanation and nothing to ...

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