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What did Doctor Strange mean by the last thing he said in Infinity War?

In Infinity War, Dr. Strange's last statement to Tony is "Tony, there was no other way." What did he actually mean in Endgame? Was he referring to whether only Tony can invent the time travel ...
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Spiderman comment question

So I was watching Avengers: Infinity War after I saw Endgame and when 2 of the Black Order members (Ebony Maw and Black Dwarf) were fighting against Iron Man, Spider-man came for help. Tony Stark ...
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Is Captain America's "dark side" line in Age of Ultron reference to the Civil War?

During the events of the Avengers: Age of Ultron, after Wanda has played with the main Avengers minds, they end up in Hawkeye's safehouse to regroup. In the yard, Cap and Iron Man are having the ...
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Every man has fought against the Starks

In episode 2 of season 8 of Game of Thrones, Tyrion says, while drinking in front of the fireplace, that every man there has fought against the Starks. Brienne is present there, so taking Tyrion’s ...
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What's the connection between Mr. Nancy and fried chicken?

In American Gods season 2 there was a scene where Nancy and Mr. Wednesday were both on a car, between them was a bucket of chicken which Nancy mutters to himself This m***f*** asks me if I want ...
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What does Sonny Burch mean by, "S.H.I.E.L.D. and HYDRA don't even exist anymore"?

In Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Sonny Burch says these words to Hope, who is expecting the component from him: Sonny Burch: My business landscape has been shifting, Hope. Hell, S.H.I.E.L.D. and ...
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Indonesian culture and Shadowhunters / The Mortal Instruments series?

I've first remembered Maia giving Simon a free shot on Hunter's Moon, saying 'Gratis' which means 'free' in Indonesian. Magnus Bane is mix white-Indonesian. A Keris, Indonesian artistic weapon, the ...
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What does John Oliver mean by this?

In the April 14 episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver says this (emphasis mine): For legal reasons I have to tell you that the Sacklers and Purdue insist the family didn't cause the opioid ...
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Is "Patience young padawan" an actual quote from the Star Wars movies?

Is "Patience, young padawan" a direct quote from the Star Wars movies, or like "Play it again Sam" a phrase that is based on other quotes or things that Jedi seem likely to say? I've not been able to ...
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Wrong use of the present tense in Russian Doll

In the TV series Russian Doll often characters wrongly use the present tense instead of the past tense. Is this a kind of slang? If yes, is it common only in New York? First episode 15:08 - Lizzy ...
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Where are The Merovingian's quotes coming from?

In Matrix Reloaded (2003) there's a scene where Neo, Morpheus and Trinity meet with The Merovingian and Persephone: The Merovingian is quite a philosophical character,...
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What does it mean to describe someone as a butt steak?

In The Shawshank Redemption, the officer said to a prisoner: Do you speak English, butt-steak? What does it mean to describe someone as a butt-steak?
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What is the meaning of Sam's words?

In The Commuter (2018), the train driver just died. Michael wants to detach the last rail car from a moving train. Sam, the conductor, is already on the last rail car where all the passengers have ...
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What is meant by "We can't leave, or it's Chernobyl"?

About 27:40 minutes into the movie Kursk, Mikhail is calling his mate Anton in another compartment (compartment 5). Anton said that the reactor's melting down, and the water level is rising fast. ...
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What past is Rez referring to?

In A Star is Born, Jake Jack, whose wife wants him to be in her performance, was met by Rez: Rez: Just by staying married to you, she looks like a joke. It's embarrassing. Let's be honest, we ...
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What is the meaning of the Latin exchange between Doc Holliday and Johnny Ringo in Tombstone?

In Tombstone (1993) Doc Holliday played by Val Kilmer and Johnny Ringo played by Michael Biehn have an unsubtitled exchange in Latin. What are they saying, and what ...
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Why does Surtur say that Thor is Asgard's doom?

At the beginning of Thor: Ragnarok Surtur tells Thor, "I am Asgard's doom and so are you". Isn't Thor the good guy? Then why does Surtur say this?
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Does Adaline say why she has to leave the city at the beginning?

Can you tell what Adaline says to Ellis why she is leaving the city at the beginning of The Age of Adaline? I am not talking about the time when she runs away from his parents' house, but about the ...
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What is the relevance of the 'You're So Cool, Brewster!' line in 'Fright Night'?

Most people know it, it is a well known line from the cult classic Fright Night (1985). As a non-native English speaker, I can't understand what makes this ...
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Why does Gregg show up Felix in front of Dominic in Quantum of Solace?

I'm having trouble understanding this double bluff between two characters in Quantum of Solace at around 36:30. Dominic Greene : And I have a pest Shows photo of James Bond to Gregg Beame Gregg Beame ...
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Why does Deadpool say "You're welcome, Canada," after shooting Ryan Reynolds in the end credits?

In the end credits scene, Deadpool goes back in time to change a few things using Cable's time traveling technology. He goes to the apartment building where a 10-year younger Ryan Reynolds sits ...
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Why did everyone call the organization S.H.I.E.L.D in Captain Marvel?

There was a fun running gag in Iron Man (2008) where Agent Coulson keeps calling his organization the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division. Pepper Potts says that's ...
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Why did Michael "never take Joanna as a commuter"?

At the end of The Commuter (2018), Michael is back on the train station, and he approaches Joanna: Michael: The 6:20 every morning to Chicago, the 5:30 home, you know I never took you as a commuter....
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Where is this quote about overcoming the impossible said in "Interstellar"?

On IMDb, a quote from Interstellar says: Cooper: We've always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible. And we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to ...
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Why did Oleg say "No"?

In Green Book (2018), Oleg takes vodka from the bartender and cheers to Tony and George: Oleg: No? Tony: Danke schön. Why did he say "No" in this scene?
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Why does Col. Jessup say he will "keep taking cold showers until they elect some gal President"?

When Kaffee et al. initially meet Col. Jessup in A Few Good Men, Jessup makes a remark about how appealing it would be to have a relationship with a female who's more senior in rank (putting it nicely)...
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What's so funny about Ann's reply?

In Fifty Shades Freed (2018), Christian, who has drank, speaks to his pregnant wife Ann: Christian: Babies mean no sex. Ann: That can't be true. There'd be no siblings. Christian: Hmm. ...
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What does Cypher mean when he says Neo is "gonna pop"?

When Neo is first shown about the Matrix, the real world, and how all humans are enslaved by the machines to harness their energy, Neo has a profound panic attack. While watching this, Cypher says "He'...
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Why was the scene cut without any reply from Zakharov?

In Red Sparrow Zakharov says to his assistant after he had got some information via phone: Zakharov: No loose ends. Nothing that can come back on the president. Assistant: And the girl? (...
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Which deception is Matron referring to?

In Red Sparrow Dominika Egorova attacked a fellow cadet, who tried to rape her. Later, Matron calls the fellow cadet and her. Matron says to her: For the deception to be complete, you must hold ...
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Why did Ben Bradlee specifically mention "91 words a minute"?

The Post's managing editor, Ben Bradlee reads a paper: BEN: All these guys sound like they sleep with a damn thesaurus. So McNaughton was secretly suggesting to McNamara...to provoke the North ...
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Why does Ben Bradlee ask "Is anybody else tired of reading the news instead of reporting it"?

In The Post (2017), The Times publishes a story on obtaining the Pentagon Papers with news on the White House's cover-up stories. In a meeting of editors, managing editor Ben Bradlee asks a question: ...
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Why does Ivan Egorova feel Dominika Egorova won't go even if she complete her mission?

Ivan Egorova gave Dominika Egorova a mission, in which she has to meet an American: You do this for me, and I'll let you go if that's what you want. But I feel you won't. This is what you were ...
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Why does Ivan believe Dmitri's ego will compel him to help the broken Dominika? [closed]

In Red Sparrow 2018, Dominika's uncle, Ivan Egorova speaks to Dominika Egorova State security is interested in knowing more about Dmitri Ustinov. You met him at the Bolshoi. Remember? He likes ...
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What does an A-final case mean in terms of police cases?

I'm not sure whether this question fits here or not. I was watching the movie 'Talaash: The Answer Lies Within', 2012 movie directed by Reema Kagti. In the movie, many police officers addressed a ...
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Police in movies/tv and license plates

Something I've noticed happening frequently in movies and television- when police are reporting the license plate number of a vehicle, instead of saying the letters on the plate they say words with ...
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Why is it a problem for Freddie if the guys from Munich did what he wanted?

In Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), Freddie is trying to reunite with the Queen Band in front of Jim Beach. Freddie: I went to Munich. I hired a bunch of guys. I told them exactly what I wanted them to ...
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What does "one hysterical queen" refer to?

In Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), Queen is discussing about Roger's car song in the upcoming album, which is about to release: Freddie: We could all murder each other...but then who would be left to ...
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The original language version of China Strike Force (2000)

According to the IMDB page of China Strike Force (2000), the language of the movie is Mandarin & English. Wikipedia however calls the language as Cantonese & English (dubbed) but says that ...
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Was the American interview at the end of "La Vie En Rose" real?

In one of the final scenes of the Oscar-winning Edith Piaf biopic La Vie En Rose (2007), a now elderly Edith is sitting on a beach and approached by an American reporter conducting an interview for an ...
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What does Jack Sparrow mean with this word of advice?

When Jack says this: Now, a bit of discretion when courting a brunette, never pursue her sister. But if you cannot avoid the charm of her sister, kill the brother. Savvy? (Jack to Henry, Dead Man ...
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Why does Dorinda in Always and A Guy Named Joe ask "Is that your plane?"

In A guy named Joe (1943), Dorinda (Irene Dunn) sees Pete (Spencer Tracy) in Scotland and notices his plane. She asks the question: Dorinda: Is that your plane? Pete: The B-25 over there that ...
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Explain Hotel Artemis joke about Florida

In minute 57:31 of Hotel Artemis the nurse says that her ex-husband moved to Florida and that it alone means he has grown desperate of life or something similar... Nah. He lives in Florida. Life ...
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What does Tony mean when he says "You need people like me"?

In this scene from Scarface, Tony says "You need people like me". What does it mean in this context? Does it mean rich people use people like Tony to get the drugs but they don't get the blame but ...
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Another "The Thick Of It" question about British references

In s03e06 of The Thick of It, Ben and Ollie have a rapid exchange which is full of references that I've never heard of... Can anyone explain what these bold parts are about? I assume they're just ...
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How accurate was the use of the slogan "Wer hat uns verraten? Sozialdemokraten!"?

In Babylon Berlin S01E07 Gereon Rath attends a party at Bruno's appartment which includes many veterans from the Great War, including Major General Seegers. It seems to be a commemoration of the war ...
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Why does Nick say nothing to Mike except for "one shot"?

In the film The Deer Hunter, the effects of war on a group of small town men is shown in a very dark and depressing way. One of the characters, Nick, gets traumatized into becoming a famous Russian ...
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What is the "CNA" mentioned in the "Three Days of the Condor"?

In Three Days of the Condor, there's a scene where Robert Redford's character calls someone on the phone and requests a "CNA". Does anyone know what CNA stands for in this context? WOMAN'S VOICE ...
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What did Maxine mean when she told Jill the Doctor would be coming back?

In the 1976 Charlie's Angels Episode 'Angels in Chains', when Jill (Farrah Fawcett) is being taken out of the Prison Sick Bay by the Tough Female Guard Maxine (Mary Woronov) and then knocks the ...
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What does the Russian soldier say to Sarah Ross while she is pretending to be a guard in the Kremlin?

At one point in Red 2, the team infiltrates the Kremlin in order to retrieve Nightshade. Sarah Ross (Mary-Louise Parker) has to stand guard outside a door, posing as a security guard. A uniformed man ...

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