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Why are Elsa's eyebrows brown in Frozen?

I had always thought her eyebrows were a silver or grey color but at a closer look, I discovered that they were brown. This is weird because her hair is a yellowy white color but the eyebrows are a ...
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Who enforces MPAA rating adherence?

Let's say one opens a new movie theater in New York City that is accessible to the public. Are there any laws in New York state or the US in general that would force the cinema to adhere to MPAA ...
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Was “Hanna Schmitz” responsible for the death of 300 people in “The Reader ”?

Couple of months back I watched The Reader. In that movie, Hanna Schmitz was sentenced to life imprisonment because of her role in the death of 300 victims. But I could not understand whether she ...
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Why does “The Post” end at the beginning of the Watergate scandal?

At the end of The Post (2017), security guard Frank Wills discovers a break-in in progress at the Watergate complex. Why does the movie end at the beginning of the Watergate scandal?
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Is filler generally more associated with anime than live-action TV dramas? [closed]

I'm asking this because I often hear it mentioned about anime, but less so about live-action TV dramas or series. I heard that Supergirl (the 2015 version with Melissa Benoist) has had complaints of ...
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Why does Star Boy name get changed in DCAU?

In comics, Star Boy's name is Thom Kallor (not Thomas) but in Justice League vs. the Fatal Five, his name was changed to Thomas Kallor. But why was this change done? Is it something to do with Bruce ...
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Can someone translate this authentic frontier gibberish… Reverend!

Not being a native of the North American states, this scene whilst being hilarious has always bothered me as to what Gabby Johnson was really saying. One person has attempted to quote him: No ...
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Does Disney no longer produce hand-drawn cartoon films?

Over the past few years Disney has remade a lot of their hand-drawn films with either live-action or [modern] computer animation. Examples that immediately come to mind include: The Jungle Book, ...
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How could the Water Shuriken be on the bridge when Pikachu found it?

Shortly after Detective Pikachu left Tim, after realising he freed Mewtwo, he walks on the bridge where the Greninjas attacked Harry. Pikachu stumbles open a Water Shuriken, which he uses to deduce ...
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How is John Wick 3 a 15 certificate?

In the UK John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum is rated 15, in the US I believe it is R. Can someone explain this to me? This is one of the most horrifically violent films I've ever seen! Literally ...
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Is Ann Walker suffering from PTSD or DID or both?

In the BBC ONE/HBO series Gentleman Jack, the character Ann Walker seems to suffer greatly from a series of traumatic events, including loosing most of her immediate family (older brother, a sister, ...
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What was with Miles Morales's stickers?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Miles Morales applied some stickers on public places and even near the end he uses his powers to apply the sticker on a place where his dad can't find it. But ...
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In which ways did J.K. Rowling regulate the Harry Potter films?

Because all Harry Potter films had to be exclusively casted with actors from United Kingdom, the locale of the series, Rowling clearly had creative control and has also served as executive producer. ...
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Who was this awkwardly excited girl at the wedding in Supergirl S03E08?

During the Arrowverse crossover in Supergirl S03E08, there was one girl who met Barry on his wedding but behaved way too awkwardly: She said she was excited for the wedding and then corrected herself ...
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What do the truck's loudspeakers say in HBO's Chernobyl?

Starting at about 1:22 in the trailer, an announcement starts broadcasting on repeat. It is presumably coming from the truck we see a couple of seconds later. What is this announcement?
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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. He kills the actual Harrison Wells and take his form ...
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How much control does the author have over the movie?

I was watching the movie "The Princess Diaries" recently and it got me wondering how much control does the author have over the movie adaptation ? The movie and the books digress on the most pivotal ...
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Why did John Wick ignore guns in this scene?

In John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, after he went to the doctor and was chased by some guys, who are most likely assassins, they arrived at some shop full of weapons. There they fought and he ...
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Why do so many Disney princesses end up marrying older men?

It's been established that quite a few Disney princesses end up meeting and marrying older men: How many Disney princesses end up with older men? These relationships seem problematic on the face of ...
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What is the meaning of the lines recited by V prior to saving Evey from fingermen?

When rescuing Evey from the fingermen in V for Vendetta, V says the following line: The multiplying villanies of nature do swarm upon him. Disdaining fortune with his brandish'd steel which smoked ...
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Why was the right-handed (fake) Infinity Gauntlet so large?

From memory, the fake (right-handed) Infinity Gauntlet existed before Thanos made Etri create the left-handed version that he used with the real Infinity Stones. This gauntlet is obviously sized for ...
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How did Bumblebee destroy Dropkick so easily?

In Bumblebee (2018), Bumblebee grabs a chain and wraps it around Dropkick. Dropkick shows no fear to the chains. Dropkick: You think these little chains can hold... But with one swift pull, ...
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Why did the Tesseract “burn” a hole through Red Skull's plane but not Nick Fury's desk?

In the end-credits scene of Captain Marvel, the Tesseract was thrown up by Goose on Nick Fury's desk. I remembered the final fight scene in Captain America: The First Avenger where the Tesseract was ...
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What do abbreviations in movie scripts stand for?

What do abbreviations in movie scripts stand for? For example, EXT., INT., (O.S.), (V.O.), ...
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How did Current MCU survive without stones existence? [duplicate]

The Ancient One : I'm sorry, I can't help you, Bruce. If I give up the time stone to help your reality, I'm dooming my own. Bruce Banner : With all due respect, I'm not sure that science really ...
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What happened to Flint Lockwoods mother?

In Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, there is a running plot line about the mother of protagonist Flint Lockwood. She believed in him, where his father did not. It is mentioned in passing, that she ...
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What do the NYC Continental residents do when its deconsecrated?

What do the NYC Continental residents do when its deconsecrated? Aren't they informed? Do they never leave their rooms or look at Facebook? Are they not aware of Wick traveling back to the Continental?...
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What is the giant octopus in the torture chamber for?

In The Handmaiden (2016), Kouzuki is a sadistic pervert who controls Hideko's and her aunt's lives. His most powerful secret weapon is the basement, later revealed to be a torture chamber. Hideko is ...
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Did anyone call Carol Danvers Captain Marvel? [duplicate]

I don't remember that anyone referred to her as Captain Marvel in her solo movie. Did anyone in Avengers call her Captain Marvel? If so, why? Did she introduce herself as Captain Marvel? If not, is ...
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Who was the bomb seller?

In Mission: Impossible - Fallout the White Widow was a broker, arranging a deal between Hunt posing as John Lark and...who exactly? The seller couldn't have been: Walker, because he jumped at the ...
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What did Amy drink out of the red plastic cup in the bathroom?

In Booksmart, Amy is in the bathroom with another girl. Amy becomes embarrassed, grabs a random red plastic cup, and drinks what's in it. She immediately regrets it. She also spits something solid out ...
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Why didn't Thanos use the Time Stone to stop the Avengers' plan?

I am quite confused about Avengers: Endgame. If Doctor Strange was able to watch all possible future combinations of winning, why didn't Thanos use that trick in 2018 after killing 50% of the ...
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Why did Jon Snow go beyond the wall? [duplicate]

We in see in end of Game of Thrones that Jon Snow has to go to Castle Black as part of his punishment for killing Daenerys. But then he goes with the wildlings beyond the wall. Why did he go with them ...
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OA season 2 final episode explanation [closed]

I didn't quite understand the ending: All kids and BBA did those movements so that OA travels into another dimension or to save her from danger (in the final episode)? What were all those bodies of ...
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Why doesn't Adrian Toomes give up Spider-Man's identity?

In the Spider-Man: Homecoming, first post credit scene. Mac Gargon walks towards Adrian Toomes in prison and says it's rumoured that Adrian knows who Spider-Man is, but Adrian denies knowing anything ...
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How is Alice still alive at the end of “Resident Evil 6”?

It was mentioned that Alice binds with the T-virus at a cellular level. However, at the end of the movie it's said that the antivirus kills only T-virus but leaves the healthy cells. It should kill ...
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Why is “Chopsticks” named so?

I have seen the movie Chopsticks on Netflix. It has been released on 31st May 2019. How this title is relevant to this movie? I know the characters eat food by using chopsticks. But, why is this movie ...
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How do synths and humans differentiate in Extinction?

In Extinction synths and humans appear to have no trouble distinguishing each other nearly instantaneously. E.g., during the War of Decommissioning they could make shoot/no-shoot decisions even when ...
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What was the backstory of the doubles in the film “Us”?

In the film Us (2019) the world is attacked by a bunch of clones(?) who all attack their counterparts. Later in the film we see some tunnels that look like an old set of science labs, where the ...
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How did they achieve the Gunslinger's shining eye effect in Westworld?

Westworld was released in 1973. Back in time, the movie-making resources were so limited. How did they achieve the Gunslinger's eye shining effect? Is it a kind of contact lens? Is there more ...
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How did they film Patsey being whipped?

A Sequence in 12 Years A Slave shows Patsey, a plantation worker, being tied to a pole and whipped. The shot is horrifying, and shows her flesh being torn and rendered open by the whip as it makes ...
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What happened to Nebula when the Avengers time travelled?

I watched Avengers: Endgame. I couldn't understand what happened to Nebula when the Avengers time traveled. It was Nebula who revealed the Avengers' plan to retrieve the Infinity Stones to Thanos. ...
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In the Arrowverse crossover “Invasion!” why did they believe future Barry's message to Rip was about the events in 2016?

Basically as the title states. In the Arrowverse crossover "Invasion!", why did everyone (Barry included) believe that the message 2042 Flash sent to Captain Rip Hunter was in reference to the war ...
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Did Stringer Bell plan on having Avon killed?

I missed this part of the plot: the major incriminating thing the police got on String was talk about "two hitters", which the got on wiretap. I assume these hitters were put on Avon by Bell. However,...
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What is the name of this creature in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”?

In Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), what is the name of the woolly mammoth titan? I found this post that refers to him as Behemoth but would prefer a more official source. The creature was one ...
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Did the ending really happen in Baby Driver?

I recently rewatched Baby Driver and I just noticed something at the end. Miles receives a postcard from Debora and we see in the last scene he gets released and she's waiting for him with a shiny ...
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Why does Kathryn feel that she's already met Cole in 1990?

In the movie 12 Monkeys, in 1990, when Kathryn is meeting Cole for the first time in her life, she says: James, where did you grow up? I have the strangest feeling I've met you before. What is ...
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Why didn't Tom Riddle kill Harry in Chamber of Secrets?

I remember from Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets that in the climax Harry was shocked after finding Ginny Weasley on floor and drops the wand. Which is then picked up by Tom Riddle (his memory). ...
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Why is Pulp Fiction's opening scene different to the one near the end?

In the opening scene of Pulp Fiction at the at restaurant, right before the titles Honeybunny says: Any of you fucking pricks move, I will execute every motherfucking last one of you! But when the ...
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Is it required to watch Godzilla (2014) to understand Godzilla: King of the Monsters?

I and a group of colleagues are planning to watch Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) this weekend. However, none of us has watched its prequel film, Godzilla(2014). Do we have to watch this film ...

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