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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 ...
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Was Andy Serkis's portrayal of Gollum inspired by John Byner's portrayal of Gurgi?

The Internet abounds with speculation and unsourced claims that Andy Serkis based his performance of Gollum in the Peter Jackson films on John Byner's performance of Gurgi in The Black Cauldron:1,2 ...
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Why did Roy immediately leave the Diwali party?

In S03E06 of The Office, Roy and Pam had already broken off the wedding and Roy had stated in a previous episode that he was trying to "win her back". Well, right when Roy walks into the Diwali party ...
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Why did Wendy break up with her girlfriend?

From the middle of the second season of Mindhunter, the relationship between Dr Wendy Carr and the bartender Kay seems to be progressing well - they are even thinking about moving together. Since they ...
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Is Pazuzu from “The Exorcist” a fallen angel or a demon god

Is Pazuzu from the horror movie "The Exorcist" really the same demon god in Ancient Assyrian mythology or is he just a typical Judeo-Christian fallen angel? I kind of find it weird that the two ...
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Why did James Cameron decide to give Alita big eyes?

In Alita: Battle Angel, why did James Cameron decide to give Alita big eyes?
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Did Dr. Hannibal Lecter like Clarice or was he attracted to her?

In The Silence of the Lambs Dr. Hannibal Lecter had drawn a picture of Clarice in prison. The picture is seen here: Drawing a picture of her indicates that he was thinking more about her. Again, he ...
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Why did they avoid parodying Martian Manhunter?

The Boys is based on the comic book of the same name. In comics, they have a team called The Seven which is a clear parody of Justice League: The Homelander (Superman parody) Black Noir (Batman ...
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Was this character a traitor or were they trying to just provoke Gaitonde?

In the season 2 of "Sacred Games", towards the end, we see This question arose because from a lot of conversations between the both of them through out the show, she showed a lot of inclination to ...
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Did this ever happen in the history of Spider-Man?

In the end credits of Spider-Man: Far From Home, Only a few people knew Peter is Spider-Man. So I was wondering if something like this happened before, (i.e., the villain I am looking for answers ...
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How is Superman able to defeat Kryptonians who are better trained and skilled than him?

During Man of Steel, Superman battles and defeats several military trained Kryptonians (eg. Zod, Faora etc) who have much more training and combat skill at their disposal. Faora mentions that he is ...
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How many times has Uncle Ben died in the history of Spider-Man being on film and TV?

With news that Spider-Man and Marvel Studios have parted ways (again?), it makes me wonder if there will be another Spider-Man reboot of some kind. And if that is the case, will Uncle Ben die yet ...
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Is “I'm no puppeteer, Kevin” a lie?

Throughout the Devil's Advocate there are many different glimpses into John Milton's power. Despite this John tells Kevin that he's "no puppeteer", at least regarding free will. While I understand the ...
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Is Vista (Shawn's girlfriend) alive during the events of “Before I Disappear”?

In the first scene Shawn says, addressing Vista ... I checked her pulse but she was gone. And the scary thing is it reminded me of you and just like you, she left someone behind. In my first ...
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Was Lauryn McClain's character always supposed to end up like this?

When Step Up: High Water started, Lauryn McClain as Janelle Baker seems like the main lead of the show and things were revolving around her but with time she got a clear exit and in the second season ...