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Why is Toby Flenderson the way he is?

Toby Flenderson, the HR Rep at Dunder Mifflin Scranton has a very odd personality. He often is very quite, bizarre looking and at times perverted and very, very dry. Takes part hardly in any activity ...
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Why is there no Disney logo in MCU movies?

On August 31, 2009, The Walt Disney Company announced a deal to acquire Marvel Entertainment for $4.24 billion... I know that Disney acquired Marvel in 2009. But, why do they not display their logo ...
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Was Brad Pitt's '50 feet of crap' line in Moneyball a reference to Jennifer Aniston's in Friends?

In Friends S02E01 (from 1995), Rachel is sad because Ross has a new girlfriend, as she is discussing with Joey: Joey: How're you doing? Rachel: I'm okay. Joey: Ooh, that bad, huh? ...
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What was Captain Marvel supposed to do once she reached her destination?

In the end battle of Avengers: Endgame, while Steve wanted the Stones as far away as possible, Bruce/Hulk urges for them to be returned to their original timeline after his conversation with the ...
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Where was Ani Achola the night of the murder?

During the third season of 13 Reasons Why, where was Ani Achola at the night of the murder? What did she really do that night? I realized that the story she told the police was false to protect Clay ...
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Back to the Future Part 2: What was the point of going to the future?

In Back to the Future Part 2, Doc practically forces Marty to come back with him to 2015 to correct something regarding his kids. Basically Marty Jr. needs to say "no" to Griff so that he doesn't get ...
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Detective Pikachu using temp music?

The movie Detective Pikachu had the following theme in it: Ryme City. It sounds very similar to L's Theme from Death Note, Tubular Bells, Chocolate Rain and this music from Mass Effect. But it is the ...
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What is the status of Anatomy Park after Ethan gets “morphized” by Morty

In Rick and Morty S1 E3, we explore Rick's Anatomy Park (and Pirates of the Pancreas) he created inside his friend Ruben. After Ruben dies, Rick creates a new Anatomy Park inside of Ethan, Summer's ...
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Why was Erin and Andy not fired after they flipped out on Nellie/Robert?

In The Office S04E12, Stanley flipped out on Michael during a meeting: Michael: An urban, yeah, Stanley? You wanna help us out with that? ... Stanley, earth to Stanley.... Stanley: Not me. ...
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Was there a real life inspiration behind the Duke brothers in Trading Places?

The Duke brothers in Trading Places remind me of the Koch brothers, and based on a quick google search I'm definitely not alone. Is there any evidence that the characters in the film were at least ...
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When Thanos asked for Tesseract why didn't Loki just lie?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War Thanos asked for the Tesseract and when Thor said it was destroyed on Asgard, why didn't Loki just lie and agree with Thor? If he had, Thanos could have ...
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What happened to Ralph's game while he was inside the Internet?

In "Ralph Breaks the Internet", the characters are depicted as being a part of an arcade game within an arcade, and during out of hours time they live a secret life behind a power-board where they hop ...
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How do Barton (Hawkeye/Ronin) and Romanov (Black Widow) end up on the Benatar on Morag in 2014?

In the scene in Avengers: Endgame stated as "Morag 2014", we see Hawkeye/Ronin and Black Widow take off on the Benatar. The scene is a replica of the opening scene from GotG I, where Quill lands on ...
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What came first? Venom as the movie or as the song?

What came first and which one was the inspiration to the second one? Or did both came continuously where Eminem cooperated with the movie creators for the purpose? Is there any article describing ...
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What is the most commercially successful movie adaption of a video game?

I was listening to a talk show predicting flops this summer and it was argued that upcoming video game adaptations would be flops. So I was wondering which video game adaptations had been ...
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What is the significance in Hawkeye and Widow for the team?

In MCU, contrary to the others, Clint Barton and Natasha Romanoff are mere humans with good training and combat abilities. Other members like Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Vision, Scarlet Witch, and ...
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Was the documentary crew recording Cece's Recital? Why Pam Couldn't Use that video?

In The Office S09E12, Jim is away in Philly and Pam goes to their Daughter's Recital. Later Jim and Pam have an ugly argument over why Pam could not record the recital for Jim to see [cell phone ...
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What did Mr. Standall burn?

In the last episode of 13 reasons why (season 3), Who's were those? If yes, how did Mr.Standall know or remember specifically what clothes his son was wearing that day? Also, I doubt there was any ...
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What was the role of the Crane Corps in The Great Wall?

The blue female soldiers (Crane Corps) jumping from the wall to attack one or two monsters in The Great Wall seem to be a complete waste of well trained forces: they can kill one, maybe two or three ...
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Where is the Graduating Class in “Dazed and Confused”?

Dazed and Confused takes place on the last day of school. Pink, Kevin, Slater and the rest featured cast are either juniors or soon to-be-paddled 8th graders. There are some notable exceptions: Julie ...
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Did the Tattaglias know Luca Brasi was a spy?

As far as I understand from The Godfather, Luca Brasi's loyalty wasn't known outside the Corleone family, and the exchange before he was murdered was pretty fast. The only thing I noticed is that Luca ...
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Did this character win the “Game of Thrones”? [closed]

So the whole TV series was called the "Game of Thrones", implying that there was a game. Scene from episode 6 of season 8, "The Iron Throne" Cersei said when ...
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Why did Roy immediately leave the Diwali party?

In S03E06 of The Office, Roy and Pam had already broken off the wedding and Roy had stated in a previous episode that he was trying to "win her back". Well, right when Roy walks into the Diwali party ...
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Was Andy Serkis's portrayal of Gollum inspired by John Byner's portrayal of Gurgi?

The Internet abounds with speculation and unsourced claims that Andy Serkis based his performance of Gollum in the Peter Jackson films on John Byner's performance of Gurgi in The Black Cauldron:1,2 ...
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In Spider-Man 3, why does MJ lie?

In Spider-Man 3, after the evil "Green Goblinish" side awakens in Harry Osbourne, he confronts Mary Jane Watson and tells her to break up with her fiancé, Peter Parker. She does so, telling him that ...
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Is the movie “Killing of a Sacred Deer”, a metaphor or allegory?

So most of my friends are saying that the new movie "Killing of a sacred deer" is a metaphor or allegory. And my response is "a metaphor" or allegory of what? In my opinion at best it is something ...
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Blood on the lens

I've noticed a trend recently where, in a particularly violent scene, blood will end up on the lens of the camera. It's not restricted to blood; it could be water, if it's a particularly stormy scene, ...
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Significance of Clay Jensen's journey of getting his tattoo completed?

In 13 Reasons Why season 2, Clay Jensen tries to get a semicolon tattoo with Skye but he fainted before it could even get completed and he got only comma. But at the end of the season, he got the ...
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What is the significance of Jessica drawing a chain of circles?

In 13 Reasons Why S02E03, we see Jessica making an eight shape on her hand: Then we see in flashback, she is doing the same but this time on paper: I assumed it was the symbol for the digit eight (8)...
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What is the meaning behind these three Apocalypse Now quotes?

I just watched Apocalypse Now for the first time, and didn't understand some of the quotes narrated by Capt. Willard they are as follows: It was no accident that I got to be the caretaker of ...
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Is Pazuzu from “The Exorcist” a fallen angel or a demon god

Is Pazuzu from the horror movie "The Exorcist" really the same demon god in Ancient Assyrian mythology or is he just a typical Judeo-Christian fallen angel? I kind of find it weird that the two ...
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What is the most loss suffered by a Hollywood movie?

What Hollywood movie has lost the most money ever? How much did it lose? Is the answer different if you adjust for the value of money over time?
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Why did James Cameron decide to give Alita big eyes?

In Alita: Battle Angel, why did James Cameron decide to give Alita big eyes?
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Is the loudness of a movie in the theater set by the theater or by the publisher/studio?

How are the sound levels of a movie set? Does the theater decide how loud they want movies to be, or is there an automatic system that allows the publisher/distributor/producer/studio to set the sound ...
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Why no stars in Interstellar?

Sometimes when they fly in space there are stars around but sometimes there are no stars at all. Why is that? For example, when they are flying alongside Saturn, we see the rings of Saturn, but not a ...
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In “The Blues Brothers”, what is the significance of the food order?

In The Blues Brothers, Jake orders four whole fried chickens and Elwood orders dry white toast. My best guess on why Jake orders the chicken is a reference to the song “Back Door Man” (“...I eat more ...
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How did Peter Quill know where the Power Stone was, even if he didn't know *what* it was?

In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Peter Quill lands on Morag with some device that let's him (I'm guessing here...) see the past as a hologram. He uses it to find the entry to a building, and finds ...
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What did Lex Luger say to Sting to pull him off of Ric Flair in early WCW days?

I remembered watching Monday Night Nitro over Raw for many years. There was a segment where Sting had the scorpion death lock on Ric Flair long after the match was over. Luger came out, said something ...
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Shooting films silently and adding the sound afterwards

I read that some films were shot completely silent. The talking and sound was added afterwards. This allowed actors to speak in their own language (different for different actors) and the director to ...
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Why did Wendy break up with her girlfriend?

From the middle of the second season of Mindhunter, the relationship between Dr Wendy Carr and the bartender Kay seems to be progressing well - they are even thinking about moving together. Since they ...
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Is there a rule associated with Thanos's “Killing half of all living things”? [duplicate]

Okay, so Thanos ultimate goal was to "Kill half of all livings things". But what I don't understand is, "Killing half of all living things" Lets say we have two ...
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What does Steve Rogers mean in this dialogue?

In the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron Steve Rogers said to Bruce Banner I have seen her flirt, upclose It was about Black Widow. What does that mean? Is that some dialogue theatrics or is there ...
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Would Andy be shielded from the law in Mexico?

In The Shawshank Redemption, Andy conjures up the identity of Randall Stephens as a front for laundering money. He then assumes this identity after escaping from prison. Red comments that the the ...
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Was there any productional reason for the set change in The Fresh Prince?

In the first episode of the second season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, we can see an almost completely redesigned set compared to the first season. S01E01 - The Fresh Prince Project (1990) Still ...
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Is there a reference to a particular porn movie opening night?

In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, when Sharon Tate and her friends are arriving at El Coyote towards the end of the movie, there is a crowd noise coming from a pornographic theater and Sharon Tate ...
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Why does Anniyan read “Sarvadharmaan parityajya” before killing?

Anniyan (2005) is a Tamil movie which was dubbed into Telugu as Aparichitudu and Aparichit in Hindi. It is based on split personality. Vikram plays three characters Ambi, Remo and Anniyan (...
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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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Did Dr. Hannibal Lecter like Clarice or was he attracted to her?

In The Silence of the Lambs Dr. Hannibal Lecter had drawn a picture of Clarice in prison. The picture is seen here: Drawing a picture of her indicates that he was thinking more about her. Again, he ...
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What is the meaning of “these lederhosen are riding up my Bundesliga”?

What is common between German traditional trousers and German soccer/football league? Scene where that sentence is said in the movie Penguins of Madagascar:
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How could adult Jonas believe he was closing the wormhole in 1986?

In season 1 of Dark, adult Jonas travels to and from 2019 multiple times. He tried to close the wormhole on Nov 10 1986. According to Noah, he was deceived by Claudia into thinking he could do so. In ...

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