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Frida Kahlo, Warhol, Klimt, Picasso - Which other artists are referenced in the Hey Duggee 'Art Badge' episode?

There is an episode of Hey Duggee, a British childrens animation, called 'The Art Badge.' The main episodic theme of this piece is the world famous Frieze Art Fair, and different world famous art ...
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What is the contraption that Aladdin gifts the Sultan?

When Aladdin disguised as Prince Ali is introduced to the Sultan and Jasmine he brings a contraption covered under blanket and claims it is very expensive. What is said contraption?
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Who’s the artist who did the illustrations in the beginning of Little Shop of Horrors?

Who's the artist who did the work on Little Shop of Horrors (1960) here: http://annyas.com/screenshots/updates/little-shop-of-horrors-1960-roger-corman/ It seems they didn’t credit movies back then ...
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Is there a known reason why The Darksaber was kept in the Jedi Temple?

The TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars introduced a new (but ancient) lightsaber known as Darksaber. According to [canon] legend, this one of a kind lightsabder was allegedly created by and belonged ...
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Why does Lefty frequently use the phrase “fuhgeddaboudit”?

In the movie Donnie Brasco (1997), why does Lefty frequently use the phrase "fuhgeddaboudit"?
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Why did the train need to keep moving?

Presumably, the Snowpiercer (2013) drove in a circular pattern since it had been running for 17 years prior to the events in the movie. At one point, the creepy woman with glasses who seemed to be at ...
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Is the “Reddick, Boseman & Kolstad” law firm at the same location as the former “Stern, Lockhart, & Gardner”?

Much of the television series The Good Wife took place at the law firm, "Stern, Lockhart, & Gardner" (and "Lockhart & Gardner", "Lockhart, Gardner, & Bond", etc) a law firm existing ...
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What are all the tie-ins and spin-offs from Cheers?

I was distantly aware that Cheers spun off multiple shows, or at least had tie-ins with shows. I'm aware of Fraiser, as well as Wings, St Elsewhere and Tortellis. Are there others and how do they ...
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How is color determined when colorizing black and white movies?

In black and white movies that have been remastered to have color, how do they know what colors are what?
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Is the electric track the tour vehicles follow on in Jurassic Park actually possible?

Based on the image above and examination while viewing Jurassic Park, it appears there is no physical connection between truck and track (though there may be). Is the proposed method of moving the ...
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Why didn't the British silence or suppress their weapons behind enemy lines?

At 1:26:28/2:56:12 in A Bridge Too Far, Maj Gen Urquhart and his squad or platoon (I'm uncertain which term) are behind enemy lines and trying to dodge Germans. But why didn't they silence or ...
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What was the first film adaptation of a comic?

I've been watching Danger: Diabolik (1968) and when I read the Wikipedia article I realise it's actually an adaptation of a comic book character called Diabolik which made it one of the earliest comic ...
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Which film was showing the first duel in western?

Which was the first western film to feature a duel climax? Obviously the three-man duel has a first in The Good, The Bad and the Ugly.
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Why did they arrest Anne and then behead her for adultery?

In The Other Boleyn Girl, the King married Anne Boleyn, Mary Boleyn's Sister. The King was hoping the second birth would be a boy, but it was miscarried. So Anne tries to seduce her own brother ...
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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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Why is everyone so focused on the black box in LOST?

Ok maybe not everyone, but in two examples after the crash of Oceanic flight 815 we see survivors claiming that the rescue planes will find them and the reason the give is "the plane had a black box". ...
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Who was the fourth child in Clown?

In Clown (2014 or 2016) by Eli Roth, we learn that the "Cloyne" must eat five children before it can leave its host. Later in the film, it demands that one of the protagonists bring it "one more child"...
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Was Meredith a traitor?

In the 2013 film, The Numbers Station, Meredith is a broadcaster at the eponymous broadcast station, which is taken over by a group of armed operatives. At several points in the film, the point is ...
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Supernatural Season 11, Episode 15: Why the difference in demon eye color?

So I noticed that the (non-recurring) demon character featured in Supernatural Season 11, Episode 15 ("Beyond the Mat") flashes his "demon" eye color for a moment in the middle of the episode. (To ...
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Did Hope know her blood would heal Jossie Saltzman

In the latest Legacies episode (S01E16), Hope went to Triad Organisation's place (in GA) to save Landon. After she reached there, Landon told her about Malivore and its/his history, might have ...
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What's the purpose of the “Would you kill a baby if it would cure cancer” question?

In The Leftovers S03E04 "G'Day Melbourne", Nora Durst was asked a question by the physicists, Dr. Eden and Dr. Bekker to evaluate if Nora should be allowed to go into the LADR / Departure machine. ...
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Why did Donnie ask that question?

In Donnie Brasco (1997), sitting in the car, Lefty told Donnie how he supported Sonny Blacks family while Sonny Black was in prison. Now Lefty is meeting Sonny Black despite the fact that he think ...
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What does “Even when he's wrong, he's right” mean?

In Donnie Brasco (1997), Lefty says to Donnie: I'm always right. A wise guy's always right. Even when he's wrong, he's right. This line is strangely close to this Scarface line
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Why would they use a backdrop in this outdoor scene?

I was watching the movie Double Jeopardy (1999) and the opening scene features a party that takes place at a large lodge type house on the water in Vancouver. In some of the scenes the bay can be seen ...
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Why did Williamson lie to Roma in Glengarry Glen Ross?

I loved Glengarry Glen Ross but there is one thing I still find strange. Why did Williamson lie to Roma about the contract before? I mean, if the contract was stolen Roma should have gone back to ...
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Who is the girl at the end of the movie “The Golem”?

I watched The Golem (2018) and got so many questions but I'll leave the others for now. Who is this girl at the end of the movie? What is her significance in the story? Is she another golem? I couldn'...
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What is the name of this technique?

I saw this in two japanese movies (as I remember), and they were not from the same directors. First was Kagemusha, and the other one was Kwaidan. And they both used the same background style. It's ...
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Does the movie explain what IT is?

If you've read the books or watched the miniseries, it's explained in there what IT is, i.e. But is this actually explicit in the 2017 movie? IT doesn't leave enough evidence or has enough witnesses, ...
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Game of Thrones finale- Disappointments [closed]

Why didn’t Bran warg into the Night Kings dragon? Then the Night King would have to kill his own dragon. Was Bran plotting to be king all along? I think he should have been Master of Whispers not king....
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Did Raymond Reddington lie to Liz about not being her father?

In the TV Series "The Blacklist" starring James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington, he tells Elizabeth Keen that he is not her father when she asks him. It was made to appear as that were true, ...
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Are the Studio Ghibli films on HBO Max uncut? [closed]

Are the Studio Ghibli films recently made available for streaming on HBO Max uncut?
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Mental illnesses in Carrie's family

In Homeland Carrie and her dad have bipolar disorder. Does Carrie's niece have ADHD? This is based on the drug, Adderall that In the same scene, there is a bottle of Ritalin next to the Adderall.
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Why didn’t Iron Man just fly away from Thanos, after retrieving Infinity Stones?

Iron Man's booster (as seen in Avengers: Infinity War' second trailer) should be able to fly away from a much weaker Thanos who is now without the Stones. Specifically to go to someone like Hulk who ...
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Why don't the Bond girls return in subsequent movies?

In all the James Bond movies, we have seen several characters, such as M, Q, and Moneypenny, return as recurring characters, but not the Bond girls. In Daniel Craig movies, it is clear what happened ...
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Problem in proving in the man who knew infinity [closed]

In the 2015 film-The Man Who Knew Infinity which depicts the life of the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, we see Ramanujan facing several issues with life in Britain which effect him in a personal ...
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Why is Tommy shooting at the fourth wall?

At the end of Goodfellas, Then, an image of Tommy appears, facing the camera and shooting at it several times. What is the meaning of this scene?
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Why does Skyler White leave home early and come back in the evening?

I recently finished the second season of Breaking Bad and was left with a question: After Walter White lies to Skyler and the problems begin in the marriage, she starts to leave home early morning ...
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Why is Jonas so quickly swayed?

In episode 16 (6 of season 2) of Netflix series Dark, called "An Endless Cycle", the main character Jonas finally has the chance to prevent the horrible thing that happened to his family. However this ...
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Is it on purpose to show Hayley's brother's back in Snatchers?

In Snatchers (2019), around 1:10:00, when Sara and Hayley are researching on Skyler's video log, Hayley's brother is standing in the scene, back to the camera and is out of focus. This was very creepy ...
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Is the demon inside Mallory at the end of The Wretched (2019)

In The Wretched, it seems that the demon is not killed during the fire of the tree and it get inside Mallory at the end (the plastic flower and her not telling the truth about the tree). But Mallory ...
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Life cycle of the demon in The Wretched (2019)

What is the life cycle of the demon in The Wretched? According to the film: It gets inside a host and make the host look mostly as normal. If the host is killed, then it gets out and find another ...
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What is the brand and model of the watch worn by Skyler White in season 2 [closed]

What is the brand and model of the wrist watch worn by Skyler White in season 2
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What's the goal of Adam and Claudia?

What's the goal of each Adam and Claudia? It seems to me that Adam would like to end time which sounds like he would like to break the cycle while Claudia would like to keep it?
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How does an online video on demand tv generate ROI [closed]

I've always wondered how online TV channels, either hosted on YouTube or on a website, guarantee return on investment, especially if the production budget is $20,000 and above
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How to find who is the showrunner?

Some of the series I follow intensely have showrunners I know off the top of my head. Doctor Who has Stephen Moffat (who was preceded by RTD). Lost had Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof. But I only ...
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How are the letters translated?

I was watching this new serie Control Z, and then I was impressed to see even papers had been translated: The original language was spanish, but all the text messages were in portuguese, and even ...
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Does Beth leave or stay with the family?

THIS MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS In Rick and Morty episode The ABC's of Beth After confronting Rick,Beth discovers she has two options: leave the family to travel the cosmos while Rick replaces her with a ...
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Why did Sid give $50 to Jack for wrecking Reynolds's career?

In the neo noir crime film LA Confidential (1997), Sid meets officer Jack on the set of the Badge of Honor show: Sid: Reynolds is acey-deucey, not to mention broke. I'm getting him to fuck the DA ...
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Why did Arthur not leave the train just like that girl?

Initially when Joker (Arthur) gets into the subway train (after he got fired), there are some goons who were harassing one girl. So as per Joker's mental health he starts laughing at them, and later ...
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How was an anorexic Joker able to manhandle a younger, fitter Alfred?

In the 2019 Joker film, after finding out that his biological father could be Wayne, Joker arrives at the Wayne Manor’s front gate, where he teases a young Bruce Wayne. He was then interrupted by a ...

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