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What was so special about The Piano that Ada was willing to do anything to have it?

In the movie The Piano, Ada is a mute, who likes to play the piano. When she's married off to Stewart, she insist on taking the piano with her. Baines, Stewart's friend, buys the Piano from him ...
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Ben Gardner's eye in Jaws

In Spielberg's classic Jaws there is a scene when Hooper and Brody find Ben (they'll wish their fathers had never met their mothers), Garndner's boat floating apparently abandoned. When Hooper goes to ...
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What Year does “Cat in the Hat” (2003) Take Place?

What Year Does The Cat in the Hat starring Mike Myers take place? Since it's never made clear, is it supposed to be timeless? The Clothing styles range from the 1920s to modern, most of the Cars are ...
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Why was Jesse angry with Walter in the last few episodes when he was getting picked to be relocated in Alaska? [duplicate]

Why was Jesse angry with Walter in the last few episodes of Breaking Bad when he was getting picked to be relocated in Alaska? He already knows that Brock was poisoned with lily (from doc report), ...
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Why does Fury blame Thor?

In The Avengers Fury explains that the reason why S.H.I.E.L.D was making weapons with the Tesseract was because of Thor's fight with The Destroyer and the sudden realization that there were aliens and ...
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What species are Mar Vell and Yon Rogg? [duplicate]

In the MCU when we see the Kree they have blue skin and blue blood, such as Yon Rogg's team and Ronan the Accuser. However when we see Yon Rogg and Mar Vell they don't have blue skin but rather more ...
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How did S.H.I.E.L.D lose ownership of this item?

At the end of Captain America: The First Avenger we see Howard Stark's team recover the Tesseract from the ocean floor. in Captain Marvel we learn that the power source to the Lightspeed Engine Mar ...
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Why do detectives Regan and Baker wear the “08” precinct number if they're not from there?

In the TV show Blue Bloods, the characters of Det. Regan and Det. Baker wear "08" insignia on their dress uniforms denoting the precinct they belong to. Is there a canon or real-world NYPD ...
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Was Stan Lee's cameo in Captain Marvel computer generated?

About half-way through Captain Marvel we see a cameo of the late Stan Lee. Was this scene computer generated, or was it real?
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How many Disney princesses end up with older men?

Disney princesses are often quite young. Snow White - 14 Jasmine - 14/15 Ariel - 16 Aurora - 16 Mulan - 16 Merida - 16 Belle - 17 It seems like they often end up with older men. For example ...
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Why didn’t any reporters show interest towards “The Post”?

Both “The Post” team & “The Times” team were brought their case to the Supreme Court for illegally giving the public access to the Pentagon Papers. After the Court session concluded, reporters ...
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How does everyone know where Rosa lives?

At the end of the Brooklyn Nine Nine episode "Game Night", Jake and the rest of the guys show up at Rosa's apartment. How does everyone know where Rosa lives? Isn't that supposed to be a secret?
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What is Tony Stark injecting into himself in Iron Man 3?

In the beginning of Iron Man 3 (2013), Tony injects something into his forearm. He then attempts to get his suit to come to him. After it fails, he licks his arm, rubs it and tries again, at which ...
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Why was God depicted this way?

In the show The Umbrella Academy S01E07, Klaus has a black and white sequence where he has a conversation with God, shown here as a little girl riding a bicycle: Is there a reason why God was ...
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Is the Devil Sams father?

In the TV series Reaper the main character Sam has to capture escaped souls from Hell and the request of Satan himself. As the show continues it turns out Sams parent are demons and sold his soul to ...
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Is Sammy Jankins actually Leonard Shelby in Memento? What is the relationship between them?

In Memento, Leonard Shelby knows a person Sammy Jankins who also suffers from retrograde amnesia. He has been tasked with determining whether Sammy is faking it or not. Lenny tells his story in the ...
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Why is Seven of Nine called Seven of Nine?

I'm pretty sure there's a lot more than nine Borgs, and probably quite a few that have groups of nine entities. Is there any in-universe description of how Star Trek: Voyager's Seven of Nine gained ...
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What was Dease's main angst?

In the movie Velvet Buzzsaw, we are shown that Dease's paintings have the power to kill people. But not all of the characters are killed. What is the reason someone is marked for death? (I've already ...
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How is Iron Man communicating with the others on Titan?

In Avengers: Infinity War Star Lord is implanted with a translator. But how are Iron Man and Spiderman able to communicate with others on Titan...
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Why Did 'Lucifer' Season 3 End the Way It Did?

So I recently finished watching the current three seasons of Lucifer on Netflix, and in "A Devil of My Word" (the third to last episode of Season 3) (spoiler alert below)... Chloe sees Lucifer's ...
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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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Was the The Mask 1994 (and subsequent cartoon) inspired by The Mask 1961

Is the mask from The Mask (1994) and the TV show The Mask in any way inspired by the movie The Mask (1961)?
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How can Simon Lowe, with Daniel Hardman, sue Harvey Specter in connection with the doctrine of unclean hands?

In the last 2 episodes of Suits Season 8, Simon Lowe sues, via his attorney Daniel Hardman, Harvey Specter for breaking privilege. Without spoiling that , the situation was that Simon Lowe used ...
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Why is there background laughter in The Big Bang Theory 12x15 @11.30?

The scene I'm, talking about is when Sheldon wakes up and makes himself a cereal breakfast. There's literally nothing that gives away Leonard sleeping on his couch and nothing else comical that would ...
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Why is Harrison Wells the reverse flash in season 5 of Flash?

In The Flash: Eobard Thawne is the reverse flash. It is revealed that he went back in time to kill Barry's mother and then was stuck in the past. The he kills the actual Harrison Wells and take his ...
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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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Are newborn babies infected?

In The Walking Dead we learn early on (S2 if memory serves) that everyone is infected and the infection only takes effect after death but I don't recall if new born babies are infected. My question ...
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Was this character killed in the Dark Knight Rises?

Bane is seen hit by a motorcycle of sorts or possibly shot by the motorcycle but Bane has shown to be very formidable. I feel that a villain of his caliber would have a more conclusive death but his "...
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Origin of “red glowing eyes in the dark” trope?

I can't find/think of any examples off of the top of my head, but it is a common trope (especially in animated films) to show an area covered in shadow and have red eyes appear in the darkness. ...
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Why isn't Emily arrested for the murder of her husband?

Side Effects (2013), ends with Emily incriminating Dr. Siebert with conspiracy to commit murder and securities fraud. However, wouldn't that incriminate Emily as well on both of those charges? So, ...
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Is there a full canon version of Tyrion's jackass/honeycomb joke?

Throughout Game of Thrones Tyrion attempts to tell a joke about walking into a brothel with honeycomb and a jackass but never gets to finish it. I know of a similar joke but wondered if there is a ...
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When did MoDeans burn down?

My wife and I have been binge watching LetterKenny on Hulu. At one point the group starts commenting about needing a bar in town. It's later mentioned in Season three's episode "Bradley is a Killer" ...
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Who has the better claim to the Iron Throne, Gendry or Jon Snow? [duplicate]

So, supposedly Jon Snow is an heir to the Iron Throne because he is the son of a Targaryen prince. However, Gendry is the son of an actual king. So, is it better to be son of a prince, or the ...
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Is Luther a property mogul?

In the BBC crime drama Luther, does DCI John Luther flip houses or does he have a property portfolio? We only ever see him living in houses that need a little bit of decorating in various styles (...
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Actors Overly Dressed For Weather in 40-60s movies

I noticed, that in older films, 1940's, 50's & 60's, the actors most times wear a full suit or other heavy clothing and a hat even during scenes with high heat. Was there a reason for this?
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In Coco (2017), Is “Papá Julio” Coco's husband?

In Coco (2017), when Miguel meets his family, and through all the movie, he always calls his family members like "Tia Rosita" (aunt Rosita), "Tia Victoria" (aunt Victoria) and so on. The only one that ...
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Why the strong connect to hosts in The Travelers?

So I started and finished watching The Travelers and I may have missed some details (falling asleep doesn't help...) Some of the Travelers have some strong connections to their hosts lives and those ...
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Do the characters in the Disney Hercules Movie know the Muses talk?

It sort of seems that they look their direction or "sing along" but I don't think they're fully acknowledged. Are they actually singing and narrating in-universe? Or is it like in some musicals where ...
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What's the meaning of the Neo-Noir Spiderman's “APPLESAUCE” sound effect?

Rewatching the fight with Neo-Noir Spider-Man vs Tombstone in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, his second to last punch has the sound effect "APPLESAUCE" plastered all over the background. Which I ...
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Where was Karl Mordo in Infinity War?

Karl Mordo was a huge role in Doctor Strange and there's no explanation for where he was in Avengers: Infinity War. If Wong was there Karl should have been too.
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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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Does Alita have a third body?

In the very last scene of Alita: Battle Angel, does Alita have a third body for the motorball match or is it only purple armour on her URM body? If it's the first one, the body for motorball, does ...
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Was there ever a plan for more titles in the The Fugitive / US Marshals universe?

Watching the Fugitive today again I was reminded about the US Marshals movie and how the US Marshals team is the same in both movies. I was happy when I found The US Marshals was an official spin off ...
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What—if anything—was the symbolism being displayed and played out during the Mahjong game in “Crazy Rich Asians?”

So, I just saw Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and thought it was great! But I am just a white gweilo guy in the U.S.A. who is unfamiliar with the basic rules of Mahjong so I am seeking some clarity. What—...
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Meth dealer reference in Family Guy

In the 'Peter Buys a Farm' episode of Family Guy there is a joke in which Stewie goes to a pharmacy to buy cold medicine and there is a poster on the wall entitled "Known meth dealers" which has ...
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Why are faces in pictures covered with stickers both in a Mr. Robot episode and a Billions episode?

This is a weird phenomenon I have seen in two different shows. In the episode eps2.9_pyth0n-pt1.p7z of Mr. Robot, Angela is taken to a residential area, to some home to be interviewed by White Rose. ...
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Why did Lucy convert herself into a USB?

What was the reason behind the conversion of human into USB in the movie Lucy? Why did the heroine change herself into USB when she used 100% of her mind, and then texted the policeman ("I am ...
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How did Ross get tickets to Sting's concert?

In the tenth episode of the eighth season of Friends, Phoebe tries to get tickets to Sting's concert and fails miserably. However, in the end of the chapter, turns out that Ross did get tickets, and ...
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Instrumental song at the start of the ending credits of “Secret Superstar” movie (got no info from IMDB and soundtracks list from Wikipedia)? [migrated]

I posted this question since I couldn't find any information about this from IMDB or from the soundtracks list from Wikipedia. What is the instrumental song that is played just at the start of the ...
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Brian's Death in Final Destination 2

At the very end of Final Destination 2, a boy named Brian, who was previously saved from being hit by a truck, dies from an exploding grill. I think the reason he died is that death is correcting its ...

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