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What's the meaning behind the nickname that “the board” has for David?

In Vanilla Sky, Thomas Tipp tells David that the board (a.k.a, the seven dwarfs) has a nickname for David -- "Citizen Dildo". I've seen this film many times and the only curiosity I'm always left ...
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If only a Sith deals in absolutes, then does Yoda deal with Luke by using absolutes? [duplicate]

Obi-Wan tells Anakin that Only the Sith deal in absolutes. He uses that as his identification that Anakin had actually turned to the Dark Side. (Anakin's statement of "Either you're with me or ...
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Was any reason given for Anne Willoughby's foreign accent in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”?

In "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", William Willoughby's wife Anne speaks with an obviously foreign accent, and foreign to North America, not just to Missouri. Was any explanation of her ...
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Was Prince Bertie actually known to do this?

I'm rewatching the British historical series, Victoria about the life of Queen Victoria. During the third season we jump ahead in time to a point where Victoria already has sever children, including ...
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How did Robert Baratheon's character develop from a fine warrior to the state seen in the first season?

I have heard that Robert Baratheon was one of the finest warrior who charged at enemies with his huge warhammer, which he used to defeat Rhegar Targaryen. But how did he develop such a personality (...
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Who was that last guy at Iron Man's funeral? [duplicate]

When all the heroes of the MCU and their families are watching the wreath with Tony's Mark 1 chestpeice drift away on the lake, Maria Hill and Thunderbolt Ross are standing flat against the house. ...
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Appearance of 2nd red woman

In Game Of Thrones, a second Red Woman appears in a season (I think 7th), But we don't see her in the next season. Did she just appear in the episode to increase the curiosity between the fans? To ...
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What happens to Unsullied after this death?

In Game of Thrones, after their beloved queen's death, will the Unsullied follow the new king or will they return to their home?
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Was Penelope always supposed to be short-lived on the show?

In Legacies, even being a side character Penelope stand out pretty well and #posie was a famous yuri ship among fans but her arc ended sooner than anyone expected and even ended with a petition of ...
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Why, in the other world, were Ms. Spink and Forcible's button eyes white instead of black like everyone else's?

In the movie Coraline, when Coraline goes to the other world and visits Ms. Spink and Forcible, their buttons are white instead of black, like everyone else's. But during the show, they come out of ...
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Why is it Charles “X Xavier” and not simply Charles “Xavier”? [closed]

The pronunciation of Charles' surname is "X Xavier" and not simply "Xavier". What is the reason behind it?
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Who was John Lark in Mission: Impossible - Fallout?

I don´t understand who John Lark was in this. Was he the CIA Agent August Walker?
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Is Mona Ambegoakar inspired by or potraying any real life political figure?

Mission Over Mars shows a lot of politics behind the funding and taking credit for scientific achievements. Two of the prominent political figures were Manmohan Singh and Narendra Modi which were ...
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Does the hotel manager in The Week Of (2018) have the same disease as Joker?

In The Week Of, the hotel manager often laughs when nobody else is laughing. I use to think this is only to be funny, but after seeing Joker, I notice maybe he has the pathological laughter disease, ...
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Who were the people Kominsky was thinking about?

In the second season of The Kominsky method, the main character hears pretty bad news from the doctor - it seems that Sandy is facing a "debilitating treatment". The doctors then ask Kominsky, "does ...
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Why does Wonka speak French and German?

In "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", why does Wonka speak French when he's introducing his guests to the Boat and why does he speak German when he's opening the Inventing Room Door?
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Is this “Last Boy Scout” henchman portrayed by Dan Castellaneta?

The 1991 film "The Last Boy Scout" stars Bruce Willis as a burned-out private detective and Damon Wayans as a former football player. While investigating the death of the latter's girlfriend, the two ...
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Creepy Ancient Lady in the Bathtub in Doctor Sleep

Who is the Creepy old lady in Doctor Sleep, who keeps appearing in the movie? She is always in the Bathtub, why are the actors in the movie visiting this character? a) Jack in the movie Shining sees ...
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Did the poor family get paid?

In Bong Joon-ho's Parasite (2019), the Kim family (the poor family) were employed by the Park family (the rich family) in the Parks' mansion. At the end of the movie, it was revealed that the mother ...
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How can Jack Harding also control the Mayor?

In the 1995 Action Film "3 Ninjas Knuckle up", the Main Villain owns the Town which means that he controls the Police but I don't quite understand how he can also control the Mayor? Doesn't a Mayor ...
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Has Stefano Di Mera ever been in the Italian Mafia?

In Days of Our Lives Stefano Di Mera is the main arch villain. In my opinion he is the greatest crime boss ever. Has he ever been a member of the Italian Mafia?
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Seinfeld. Who is Jerry Pershek (Pachyderm)?

In Seinfeld's 80th episode, The Stand-In (this is the one where Elaine's boyfriend takes "it"..."out"), George is dating a woman named Daphne. Daphne is too clingy for George's tastes. She memorably ...
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Why is Oogie Boogie associated with gambling?

A lot of The Nightmare Before Christmas references different ideas in folklore - for example, Sally tells the future by blowing on a dandelion clock, and of course all the monsters are based on ...
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Is Arthur's dance a medical condition?

In Joker we can often see Arthur dancing (or doing some sort of approximation of a "clown dance"), but on a few occasions, this dance looks very forced and unnatural: his whole body is tense while his ...
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Meaning to the homeless dog in Netflix’s Fractured

Was there any meaning/symbolism to the homeless dog that has contributed to the whole tragedy in the Netflix’s movie Fractured (2019)?
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Which Church is Ray a member of? [closed]

In Archer S03E09, Ray's brother Randy says the following about Ray: Even though Ray used to be a preacher, he was never big on the Old Testament. Later in S05E11, Ray himself says the following: ...
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Why did Kylo Ren admit to being a monster?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi there is one scene between Rey & Kylo Ren when they are force-linked, where Rey calls Ren a "murderous snake" and a "monster". Although Kylo begins to point out what ...
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Is the way Thomas Wayne is portrayed in the “Joker (2019)” based on any comic reference?

For this question, let's take the theory aside that … In the "Joker (2019)" Thomas Wayne is portrayed as a successful business man, who And at the end of the movie … I early DC/ Batman movies ...
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Why was Lord Voldemort's nose different from his young version as Tom Riddle? [duplicate]

Why was Lord Voldemort's nose different from his young version as Tom Riddle in the Harry Potter films?
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Why does Nick Sobotka have a pi tattoo?

Nick Sobotka is a major character in the second season of The Wire. In many scenes we can see that he has a very large letter pi (π) tattooed on the back of his neck. Why does he have this rather ...
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What gives Arthur the idea that his life is not a tragedy, but a comedy?

Joker is a beautiful movie that shows the progressive derangement of Arthur Fleck, who turns into one of DC's favorite villains: the Joker. Joker is about how a regular guy, Fleck, transitions into ...
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Is Arthur's mother evil?

I've recently seen "Joker" and I didn't really understand Arthur's mother's character. In the first part of the movie, she is an old lady who loves Arthur. But later, it is revealed that she was ...
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Are Arthur and Bruce related?

In the movie Joker, they show that Thomas Wayne and Arthur's mom had an affair and they hid the truth by faking the birth certificate and other related documents, because he was a powerful man. That's ...
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Did Captain Barbossa continue his career as a privateer in the fifth film?

In the fourth film, Captain Barbossa became a privateer by taking the royal pardon from King George. In the fifth film, he wears a British culture wig. His hat and clothes also belong to the British. ...
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In “La Haine” (1995 French movie), was this cop French or was he Arab?

I was watching La Haine, and I thought he was Arab because of a comment Said made which at the time I initially misread, "An Arab wouldn't last one hour in a police station" (initially I read that as ...
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Where did O-Ren Ishii learn to be an assassin, and when did she actually join Bill's squad?

In the Kill Bill movies, where did O-Ren learn to be an assassin, and when did she actually join Bill's squad?
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In Peaky Blinders, Why didn't anything affect Tommy Shelby's attitude

In the season, many things happened for Tommy Shelby. He earned things and he lost things and people. People very near and dear to him such as his wife and brother. He was a successful businessman but ...
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Why does René refer to Picard as his nephew?

In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Family, Captain Picard meets his nephew René when he visits his home on Earth. René says, You're my nephew Jean-Luc. It is seemingly a joke, though ...
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How does Deadpool's mask work?

During this scene we see the gradual evolution of Wade's Deadpool costume. At one point Wade has holes for the eyes but the mask muffles his voice, and then in the next iteration he has white eyes and ...
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Louis's reaction to his wife's pregnancy

How do you think Louis reacted when he found out that his wife was pregnant in Interview with the Vampire? After the way he behaves with Claudia he seemed to be a very caring father. In the scenario ...
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Why was Karl attracted to Danny in the game?

In S05E01 of Black Mirror, Danny and his friend Karl play a VR fighting game where one of them is a girl (Karl) and the other is a guy (Danny). Within just a few minutes of their second time playing,...
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Why does the protagonist write from left to right?

Note: This Question does not contain much of a spoiler, as it is from S1E1, but answers might, so please declare if so. In The Spy, in one of the early scenes, the protagonist is shown in a prison ...
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Why was the actor for Ned on Ghost Whisperer replaced?

In season 3 of Ghost Whisperer, the character Ned (Son of Melinda's co-worker Delia Banks, originally played by Tyler Patrick Jones was replaced by Christoph Sanders. Given that there is a very ...
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Can Barbossa be resurrected/saved?

In Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No tales, Héctor Barbossa kills himself and so he can save his daughter from Salazar. Since he didn’t have time to promote someone to Captain he should be ...
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Is there a racial aspect to Max Cady's crusade?

During the 1991 version of Cape Fear Max Cady repeatedly insults his opponents as "white", as if to make a distinction between them and himself. This always confused me a little, since ethnically he ...
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Was Nobby Cook a real comedian or was he created for the movie? [duplicate]

Just watched the Stan and Ollie biopic, a character called Nobby Cook is mentioned. Was he a real comedian in the 50's or just made up for the film?
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Why did Rose not know Where Berta Lived?

In S01E04, Berta the housekeeper angrily leaves Charlie because his annoying Brother Alan is living with him now. Of course Charlie and Berta are used to each other's specific habits and a change in ...
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Why does Walt punch the towel dispenser in S2E09?

In 4 Days Out, 9th episode of the 2nd season of Breaking Bad, Walt and his family are told by his doctor that his cancer is in remission, which is obviously a very happy moment for his family. Walt is ...
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Why did the Joi advertisement trigger K?

Following the events of Deckard's abduction in Blade Runner 2049, K meets the revolution, then is sent home. However, he is seen walking somewhat forlornly, apparently lost in thought, making his ...
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Why does Danny shed a tear?

Why does Danny shed a tear in American History X? This occurs after he remembers what his father was telling Derek. It's very moving because you see in the memory, Danny doesn't agree with what his ...