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Why does Johnny Bravo have trouble finding a girl to date?

With such a chiseled body, Johnny Bravo still has trouble finding a girl to date. Why is that? My question is different from this question.
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What's the meaning of the performance of I Will Survive at the end of Man On The Moon?

Man On The Moon is the story of the career of Andy Kaufman. One of the personas that Andy sometimes adopted was Tony Clifton, an obnoxious and terrible lounge singer. Tony is an alter-ego for Andy. ...
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Why did the doctor make a cut on sick Marianna's wrist? [duplicate]

I didn't quite understand a scene in Sense and Sensibility (1995) adapated from the Jane Austen novel. Why did the doctor make a cut on ill Marianna's wrist? She caught fever while wandering in the ...
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Arrow splitting scene in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

I remember in the Kevin Costner Robin Hood movie that there was a scene where Robin splits an arrow in half with an arrow shot. I tried going through the movie but couldn’t find such a scene. Did I ...
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What does Freddy Krueger do in his spare time?

So I'm watching the modern take on Nightmare on Elm Street for the first time and it occurred to me, what does Freddy Krueger do when no one's asleep? Does he just spend his time preparing puns and ...
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Why don't they just seize Paul Spector when he comes to the hospital?

In The Fall S02E04, Paul Spector comes to the hospital. They have some police guy ("Eight") keeping track of him, saying "target crossing reception", "target is ascending now" (when Spector goes into ...
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Why were Poorman & Beggarman not referred in the movie title?

There are 5 codes used in the movie for Russian moles in British Intelligence: "Tinker" for Alleline, "Tailor" for Haydon, "Soldier" for Bland, "Poorman" for Esterhase, and "Beggarman" for Smiley. Why ...
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The distorted images in 2001: A Space Odyssey

The final segment of 2001 includes distorted images like below to convey an eerie sense. How was it achieved? Did Kubrick use a different lens for these shots? Can anyone specify the lenses he used ...
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Why didn't they let the Hastars fight it out and “kill” each other?

Towards the end of Tumbbad (2018), Vinayak Rao ties multiple dough dolls to himself so as to lure the Hastars, so that Pandurang can get out of the Womb safely. It is also shown that initially the ...
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Why did Gordon and Shughart use red dot sights, when sniping from a helicopter?

Master Sergeant Gordon (left below) and Sergeant First Class Shughart were originally sniping from helicopters. So why did they scope their M14 (on the left) and M4A1, respectively, with red dot ...
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Why didn't the Army Rangers use scoped rifles?

I refer not to weapons that usually has default iron sights like the M249. I'm uncertain if the M16A4 could've been mounted with a forward scope in 1993. If yes, why didn't the Army Rangers scope ...
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How did the garbage bags works in Logan Lucky?

Towards the end of Logan Lucky, when it is explained how the heist actually went on, Channing Tatum dumps some bags of cash on this side of the wall (image). This happens when Daniel Craig goes to ...
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Why did Bill Haydon insult Easterhase in this scene?

After Jim was killed in a trap, Esterhase waves hands at people who had completed their meeting with Control. Then Bill insults him: Bill Haydon: You little prick, Esterhase Why does he say that?
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The climax of Tumbbad

In the climax scene of the acclaimed movie Tumbbad (2018): Vinayak Rao and his son Pandurang carry multiple dough dolls so that they can snatch Hastar's coin pouch. They see multiple embodiments of ...
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What does this mean in Ace Ventura?

There is a line in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) when the police are making fun of him: Uh-oh. I think I heard a toilet flush. Maybe somebody lost a turtle ...
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Is there any on-screen relevance or evidence that Good Omens is narrated by God?

The off-screen narrator of the TV series Good Omens (voiced by Frances McDormand) is identified as God by: the subtitles (prepending “God:” to the first line of the narrator), the credits, media ...
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What does this exercise do in the movie “The Fighter”? Is it realistic?

In the movie The Fighter, Micky is seen drilling into a bucket of rice with his fist. I have seen speeding ball exercise, rope jumping, running, but this is the first time and only time I have seen a ...
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How did pied piper get uploaded to smart fridges

At the end of season 4 of Silicon Valley, the guys find out that the pied piper add has been uploaded to the network of smart fridges. It is explained briefly that this happened while Gilfoyle hacked ...
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Why do they say Adora can't act?

In the 2018 show She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (a reboot of the 1984 show of a similar name), characters will sometimes say that the protagonist, Adora, can't act (sometimes "to save her life"). ...
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How is Darkseid able to spy on the Justice League?

In Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, Darkseid nearly eradicates the Justice League. He was able to do so by spying on their plans through Cyborg. How is he able to do this? On this wiki of ...
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Why was H.G Wells not credited in The Invisible Man (2020)?

The core concept of The Invisible Man (2020) is based on the novel with the same name by H.G Wells. But he was ignored in the opening and closing credits. Why wasn't he credited?
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How do production crews film people running down corridors in Star Trek?

In Star Trek, especially the newer series, the camera follows Captain Kirk, Spock, Michael Burnham, etc. running down corridors, turning left or right, and flying by people. It would be convenient if ...
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What does this symbol represent?

In the movie Gretel and Hansel this screen shot is shown. I am wondering what symbolism it represents.
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Why did Tokyo start a mutiny against Palermo?

In the first episode of season 4 of Money Heist, Tokyo decides to take command against the current leader Palermo, thus organizing a mutiny. The course of events that led to this does not make sense ...
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Man In the High Castle - Pivotal Historical Differences to the “Alternate” Universe?

What were the pivotal historical differences in the Man in the High Castle universe vs the "alternate" universe (our universe) where the Allies won? Is this ever alluded to in the show, as to how the ...
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Would the next Mission Impossible be filmed inside the International Space Station?

I kept on hearing that Mission: Impossible will be filmed in the International Space Station. Is there a truth to this? The next Mission: Impossible is a back to back part 7 and 8, so would this be ...
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Why did Gretel try to light a fire?

In the movie, Gretel & Hansel, when Hansel climbed into the window and started eating the food, a witch showed up and seemingly captured him. Hansel first tried to break the window by throwing a ...
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How did the detectives infer or deduce Sister Molly's Affair?

In Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, how did the detectives infer or deduce that Sister Molly was having an affair?
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Which lines of “In the mood for love” are in Shanghainese, and which are in Chinese?

In the movie In the mood for love the characters speak Shanghainese and Cantonese. There are also songs in several languages, but this is easier to research. I might be mistaken, but so far I get ...
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What does Psychotronic (Series, Movies or TV Shows) mean?

I ofter read the term "Psychotronic". What exactly does this mean and where does this term come from? It seems to be related to the Sci-Fi and Horror genres.
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How did they manage to make Birdman look like one single shot?

In Birdman there are some techniques for making it all look like a single shot that I've picked up on which are quite obvious, such as the camera turning upwards towards the sky and then having it ...
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Why did Cecilia remove the leash on the dog?

In the opening scene of The Invisible Man, Cecilia escapes from home and removes the leash on the dog. Why so?
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How could Moriarty walk clean from the trial after breaking into three key places (S02E03)?

In The Reichenbach Fall, Moriarty was captured on the cameras while breaking the glass chamber where the crown was showcased. How could the jury ignore this evidence and declare him not guilty? Even ...
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Tracking and Traveling Shot

What is the precise difference between a tracking shot and a traveling shot? I’ve seen that some people consider them synonym, like here: https://sites.google.com/a/colgate.edu/fmst-terminology/...
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Breaking Bad script and actual episode are totally similar, is that usual?

I was reading the script of the excellent Breaking Bad episode 14 "Ozymandias" (S5 E14) and was amazed how everything from the script is rendered exactly the same in the actual episode. The script ...
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Which Hanna-Barbera franchises are featured in “Scoob!”?

I haven’t seen the new Scooby-Doo movie (Scoob!), just enough of the trailer to know that Blue Falcon and Dick Dasterly are in it. My question is how many other Hanna-Barbara franchises are there in ...
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What do you call this type of action shot of car racing?

I am looking for the name of a specific kind of shot, if it has one. It's something you see a lot in car races movies or video game, the idea is that a car (or anything moving fast) comes towards the ...
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Term for subgenre of heist film where main character is a 'genius'?

Is there a term for a genre with "person v. society" narratives where a gifted main character attempts to exploit a system for great personal gain. The term I'm looking for describes movies that aren'...
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Did Robb Stark find out Roose Bolton had released Jamie to king's landing?

In Game of Thrones, Roose Bolton captured Jamie and sent him back to King's landing against Robb Stark's will. Not long after Robb Stark was murdered at the red wedding. I am wondering before his ...
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Did Eddie Morra kill the blind third person?

In Limitless Eddie morra wanted to give NZT to a thug. He was out of it. In the fight he killed two persons but not the third one. What happened to the third?
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If Hastar only wants food, then why can't he trade it for gold which he has unlimited?

In the movie Tumbbad Hastar attacks anyone who takes his gold, but he needs food. So why does he attack whoever offers him food? Why can't he be a good man and offer gold and try not to kill the ...
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Did Dolores abandon/forget this important goal?

** SPOILER warning for season 3 finale of Westworld ** In the season 3 finale it is revealed that Dolores' plan was not to destroy the humans, but to save them. And she does this by giving Caleb, a ...
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How accurately is the vision of an elephant depicted in the movie Dumbo 2019?

This is a PoV [Point of View] shot, during Dumbo's initial flight round the Medici Circus. How realistic is this impression of what an elephant might see?
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What city does “Twice Upon a Time” take place in?

I've started a French show called "Il Était Une Seconde Fois" or "Twice Upon a Time" in English. I can't tell in which city the action takes place. Any idea?
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How does Joey have money to lend?

[apologies if this exists somewhere on this exchange. I thought I'd seen it before but couldn't find it] In the Friends episode The One With the Boob Job, Joey lends both Monica and Chandler $2,000.....
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Was there any significance to the joke about the drowning man in The Pursuit of Happyness?

In The Pursuit of Happyness, Chris Gardner's son tells him a joke (this re-telling isn't verbatim). There was once a drowning man. A boat came by and tried to save him, but he said "no thank you, ...
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In Battlestar Galactica's The Woman King, where did the refugees come from?

The episode "The Woman King" from the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica starts with Sagitaron refugees arriving to Galactica. Why do these refugees exist? Why are they there? Where do they come from?...
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What hits Joker's thug in the bus scene?

It seems that one of Joker's thugs at the beginning of The Dark Knight lost his consciousness because he was hit by something. However, there is nothing heavy enough to have caused such an effect in ...
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Can a specific shooting style be patented?

I was watching one of my childhood cartoons and realized one of the scenes was directly uplifted from Matrix. What I wonder about is. Can movies get sued because they copy the camera angles and stuff ...
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What is Zealot doing to the guests who barged into the house?

In Mother! Zealot asks guests to pin their thoughts on the wall and he sticks ink on their face with his thumbs. What is Zealot doing to the guests who barged into the house?

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