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What is Kubra talking about at the end of S03E08?

Near the end of Orange is the New Black S03E08 Kubra says When a fucker gets so lazy he no longer bothers to buy burners to make calls on, that is too fucking human? What does that line mean?
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Why didn't Al Powell investigate the lights at the top of the building?

In Die Hard, Al Powell is told to check out Nakatomi Plaza, however, he wasn't told about someone calling in about the building take over or gun fire (McClane). When he walks over from his car, we ...
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Why are Borg ships kept so hot?

In the Star Trek movie First Contact, Jean-Luc Picard mentions something about the environment on deck 16 being like a Borg ship. Lt Worf states the temperature as 39.1 degrees Celsius (102.38 deg F) ...
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What is the significance of the “Have some meat before you speak” dialogue in Memories of Murder?

There's this dialogue in the film Memories of Murder (from the English subtitles): Inspector Suh: Dragging in suspects like that is a waste of time, so... Inspector Park: Inspector Suh! ...
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Is Nobby Cook a real person?

I just finished watching Stan & Ollie, the 2018 biofilm starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as Laurel and Hardy. In the film, Laurel and Hardy are on a stage tour of England when Hardy falls ...
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In the alternate universe in Shrek 4, why didn’t Lord Farquaad save Fiona? [on hold]

In the alternate universe, Fiona said she rescued HERSELF. Shouldn’t Farquaad have rescued her? Or at least Charming?
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Is Ragnar's posture in “Vikings” due to a character injury or his actor recovering from one?

I'm watching the Vikings season where Ragnar creates an alliance with King, Ecbert,. But it started quite a while back, Ragnar seems to lean whenever he stands, lie down instead of sitting, etc. I ...
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In season 5 of The Americans, what was the Russian TV show shown?

In one episode of season 5 of The Americans, we see a Russian TV show (propaganda? a commercial?), with farmers in a wheat field singing "America the Beautiful" in Russia. I'm guessing it was from ...
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Why did Mack say “last five years”?

Season 5 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ended right before the end of Avengers: Infinity War, as evidenced by several references to Thanos' forces invading Earth and "the crazy stuff happening in New York"....
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What is the ant-like thing that crawls into the queen's ear?

I just finished watched Versailles Season 3, Episode 4 "Crime and Punishment" on Netflix. At around 37 minutes 50 seconds, a lady goes to get a bottle from a secret place where a man hands her the ...
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What are the key differences in the recent American remake?

The excellent French thriller Point Blank from 2010 has recently be remade by Netflix with the same name (and, no, these are unrelated to the 1967 Lee Marvin movie). American remakes of gritty French ...
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In Das Boot, what is Leutnant Werner's role?

I am re-watching the "Das Boot" (U96) movie, and for the first time I realise that the writings in Leutnant Werner's notebook are in English. This is shown at two occasions. Officially, Leutnant ...
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Who is Ahab in Death Proof?

Have a look at this frame from Death Proof: Just on top of Pam's head you can a see a shape of a boat and on top of the 'boat' a word in red that looks like 'AHAB'. This seems to me as a reference ...
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Where did Queenie's spirit go?

In American Horror Story season 5, I thought that the spirit of anyone who died in the Cortez stayed trapped there. So how come the guests at the beginning stayed trapped but then Queenie doesn't seem ...
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Would this be allowed to happen in real life? [closed]

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, the first post-credits scene, a news broadcast in a screen outside the Maddison Square Garden announces and shows a video of Mysterio, before death which he edited to ...
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What is the classification difference between these Russian Hazmat suits?

While watching the latest season of Stranger Things, I noticed during episode 3.05 or 3.06 that some of Russian scientist working on their 'plasma blaster' (energy source to open the gate) are running ...
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Why does this happen in the end of Suspiria?

In the 2018 movie Suspiria, we see that Mother Suspiriorum kills everyone in the school at the end. Aren't the witches in the school worshiping the three mothers? If that where the case, what is ...
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What version of the Star Wars script was Alec Guinness given that he said couldn't stop reading?

I saw Alec Guinness interviewed on the David Letterman show (on Youtube), and he mentioned that he was given the script to Star Wars shortly after he finished filming Murder By Death. He said the ...
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What's the point of this scene involving Flash Thompson at the airport?

At the end of Spider-Man: Far From Home, Flash Thompson arrives at the airport and there is someone waiting for him. He then asks: Did mother not come? And the scene changes. What is the point of ...
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What's the significance of this wearable item on Hanna?

In Midsommar, (2019) Hanna (played by Louise Peterhoff) appears to be wearing some kind of modern ankle strap/support. The item is black with red or orange trim and not in keeping with the rest of her ...
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How does he know that it was graphite?

In Chernobyl season one episode two, we saw that when Valery Legasov and Boris Shcherbina were flying to the disaster zone by helicopter, Legasov was saying that there is graphite, but he saw only ...
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Has this “lyrics with song” style of scene ever been done?

In the movie Baby Driver, in the Coffee Run scene, some of the lyrics of the song are plastered in graffiti on the walls while the main character walks to the coffee shop. ...
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Why were they working together?

In the Korean movie Svaha: The Sixth Finger the main character - a Christian Pastor named Park - went for help to some Buddhist monks. Why did he do it? I mean, why was he interested in non-Christian ...
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Valyrian - what living languages does it resemble the most? [migrated]

I'm interested in knowing what living languages Valyrian from Game of Thrones resembles the most in its grammar and/or vocabulary. I've gathered here some very basic examples of what kind of ...
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Spider-Man's resilience inconsistency

I was looking through some questions on this SE and I came across the following one asked a couple of years ago: Spider-Man's resilience Now this all makes sense and I'm happy with the answer, ...
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How did the music get into the transmission?

In Stranger Things Series 3 episodes 1 and 2 the characters are dealing with a radio transmission. They identify the source of the transmission from the music included in the audio. How does the ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury expose the villain's identity and plans?

During Spider-Man: Far From Home, Fury learns that He had, or could easily get, clear proofs, but even after the villain's death he does not go public with the evidence, leading to Why is this? What ...
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How did Hansel remove his own underwear in Zoolander?

In Zoolander, Zoolander and Hansel have a walk-off, in which they must replicate each other's moves. To win, Hansel performs a seemingly miraculous move: he pulls out his own underwear without taking ...
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Why did Rose in the Titanic act as if others were guilty when she took a seat on a lifeboat as well?

In Titanic, Rose says that people on the lifeboats would have to "wait for an absolution which would never come." I know she was saying that more because they didn't come back for people still in the ...
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Why didn't Thanos kill all the Dwarves on Nidavellir?

Thanos killed 300 dwarves on Nidavellir, thus stopping it from producing new weapons, but he did leave one single dwarf alive there, their king Eitri. He should have known that a single dwarf can ...
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Old Money vs New Money theme

How does the director portray the differences between "old money" and "new money" in The Great Gatsby (2013)? I have recently read the book and decided to watch the movie as well. I was trying to ...
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Is Gallifrey still visitable after “Hell Bent”?

In the Doctor Who episode "Hell Bent" we've seen that Gallifrey was moved to the end of the universe, give or take one star system. And after that, the universe has ended. My question is, could ...
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Why is BBC replaced by “BBN”?

In the BBC TV series Killing Eve, references are made to real-world companies, such as Google and Bing. In contrast, BBC is replaced by BBN. This seemed a bit strange to me, considering that Killing ...
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Does Multiverse exist in MCU?

From the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, we all get to know that Mysterio is coming from another Earth and the multiverse exists. In the movie, it was revealed that, So I was wondering, does the ...
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What happened to this character?

I did not want to put a spoiler in the title If it is from pain, then it is not consistent because there would have been more pain during the event than after the event If it is from parasite, then ...
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What's the meaning of Dustin nickname in season 3?

At the end of Stranger Things' season 3, we saw that Dustin has a new nickname: Dusty-bun. Also, we saw that As I'm not a native English speaker, I can't understand those nicknames as a fluffy thing. ...
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Is there any reason why MCU changed the Snap to Blip

In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thanos snaps his fingers with the Infinity Stones, half the population vanishes. In Avengers: Endgame, Banner snaps his fingers with the Infinity Stones & the ...
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What did Jill Mullan do for The Fifth Element?

Jill Mullan received "special thanks" in the credits for The Fifth Element. What did she do to earn that credit? Before you answer, "she voiced Korben's mother", I want to be clear - I'm looking for ...
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What is the parallel of Day of the Dead with Stranger things?

Stranger Things has a habit of foreshadowing the future in the form of games. In season one it was Dungeons & Dragons and in season 2 it was Dragon's Lair, but in the first episode of season 3 ...
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Does the Oval Office appear in Season 1 of Madam Secretary?

Since Madam Secretary is a political show about a member of the cabinet, I expected plenty of scenes in the Oval Office. Yet I can't think of a single scene that takes place in the Oval Office. Even ...
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How did Will Meyers know where the letters were on the wall in Stranger Things?

In the first season of Stranger Things, communication between the real world and the upside down seems to have some interesting properties. Initially communication only seems possible as echoes of ...
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Which episode of A Country Practice had a cameo by Bob Hawke? [closed]

Bob Hawke was Australia's 23rd Prime Minister. He had a cameo role in an episode of A Country Practice: At the program's height even the then Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke, appeared as ...
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Identify this studio's logo or trademark [closed]

During the opening credits of a recent (circa 2019) movie², one of the studios in the queue¹ used a logo/trademark that reminded me of a Ishihara plate. Ishihara plates (aka pseudoisochromatic plates) ...
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Why was such an unrevealing title originally chosen for the movie “The Assignment”, and then changed for some International markets to “Tomboy”?

The low budget Michelle Rodriguez movie The Assignment involves a plot where a killer is punished by a mad surgeon by being given a male to female sex change. It is not a great movie and was not ...
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Did the creators manipulate the animation frame rate for specific visual effects?

Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a particularly richly animated film with an amazing variety of animation styles used to reflect the different universes its multiple spider characters come from. ...
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Which movies from The Infinity Saga show an Infinity stone or its container? [closed]

Regarding the movies of the Infinity Saga (23 movie so far), which ones actually show an Infinity stone or its container as part of the plot? Not counting mid-credits or post-credits references. ...
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Why does Vaseegaran use the word “dot” for “agree”?

In the Indian movie 2.0, Vaseegaran uses the word "dot" for agreeing to things. Why does he use the word "dot" for "agree"?
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Why was “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie” (1995) Filmed in Sydney, Australia?

I wonder why the 1995 Action Film Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was Filmed in Sydney, Australia (standing in for Angel Grove, California). I mean, various Sydney Landmarks can be seen throughout the ...
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Which Songs and Parts of the Musical Score for Pete's Dragon are Anachronistic?

I've heard somewhere that the Songs and Musical Score for the 1977 Disney Film "Pete's Dragon" are Anachronistic. But I don't know how? Which Songs and Parts of the Musical Score are Anachronistic?
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Why was this needed earlier but not later?

In Spider-Man: Far from home, when Peter and Beck are at the pub, we see that: With a whole voice command and confirmations, but later when: How does this work?

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