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Why the order to protect Leonard?

While Five is in the past he intercepts a message to protect Leonard. However, later on Vanya ends up killing Leonard, but that didn't stop the apocalypse from happening. So, what was the intent of ...
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Was Rapunzel born a Princess in Shrek?

In Shrek 1, the Mirror presents Farquaad with Cinderella as a choice to be his Princess, but she wasn’t born royal (see Did DreamWorks make Cinderella a Princess at birth). But in Shrek the Third, ...
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Is Johnny in Cobra Kai a sympathetic character?

As a preface to this question, I will say I only know what I see about the new Karate Kid series (Cobra Kai) from YouTube commercials; I have no interest in devoting time to watching what looks to be ...
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Why was Sapna still working for Shalini inspite of being a powerful guy's girlfriend/wife?

In the Netflix original "Leila", we see that Sapna, the maid of Shalini, is later a very rich housewife and her husband, Mohan is the "right hand" of Joshi, the ruler of Aryavarta When Shalini & ...
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How did Sapna become super rich, educated and well spoken in 2 years?

In the Netflix original "Leila", we see that Sapna, the maid of Shalini, is later a very rich housewife and her husband, Mohan is the "right hand" of Joshi, the ruler of Aryavarta The time that ...
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Why was no-one on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. affected by Avengers: Infinity War?

In-universe speaking, why did no-one in Agents of SHIELD disappear after Thanos snapped his fingers at the end of Avengers: Infinity War? The ending in the finale clearly shows an event that is days ...
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Did Daughter answer Mother's question correctly?

At the beginning of I Am Mother we see a "school" lesson between Mother and Daughter (the following synopsis is from my recollections and is definitely not a direct quote). Mother Mother proposes a ...
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Why doesn't Dr. Strange use the time stone to do this?

At the end of the final battle in Avengers: Endgame, Tony is damaged from the snap. All the stones are right there, and there are no bad guys left to distract Dr. Strange. Why doesn't Dr. Strange use ...
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What is transpoil?

I'm almost finished with Preacher season 3 and right in the first episode (Angelville) Madame L'Angell request the Preacher something called "transpoil". I tried googling but couldn't find any ...
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What is Mola Ram looking at in this shot?

In "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom", what is Mola Ram looking at in this shot below? Is he looking at the Maharajah or is he looking at Willie, Short Round and Indy? I just wonder because I ...
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Why is there no Hawkeye movie? [on hold]

From this answer: Hawkeye is far from a filler character. He's been in every Avengers lineup in every continuity (Comics, Animated, Movie ... etc). Why, then, does Hawkeye not star in his "own" ...
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Why did the grandmother in Tumbbad need to be fed everyday?

In the Indian Hindi-language horror film Tumbbad(2018), the cursed grandmother who is chained and locked in a room needs to be fed everyday in order to keep her sleeping. But if she is not fed on time,...
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Why did the FBI arrest this character?

In the finale of Veep, While Selina Meyers was giving her nomination speech in the DNC, we see her aide, Gary, being arrested by FBI agents in the background. The last conversation between Selina ...
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Is the data/AI stored inside or JARVIS and then Vision completely erased?

When Thanos cracks the Stone out of Vision in Avengers: Infinity War, Vision loses his color and consciousness. I’m not sure if he was snapped out of existence. But what is for sure is that he is ...
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What was the first crossover movie like The Avengers, using only movie franchises?

The Avengers is taking 4 separate movie franchises (Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, and Captain America) and combining them all into one huge movie with all the main characters from each movie. Doing some ...
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What city is used for cityscape shots in The Flash?

The shows Arrow and The Flash take place in Starling City and nearby(?) Central City. My understanding (assumption) is that both shows are filmed in Vancouver, although each show has city shots ...
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Who is Scoutmaster Kevin?

During this scene in Deadpool 2, after Wade wipes his face, he asks, 'Scoutmaster Kevin?'. Is he referring to a real-life person? A character in another movie ...
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Why did Major Hellstrom get suspicious?

in Inglourious Basterds (2009), when the bastards team met with Bridget von Hammersmark in the tavern, Major Hellstrom inquired about Lt. Archie Hicox' German accent. After Bridget vouches for Hicox ...
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What is the origin of Scooby-Doo's name?

According to Wikipedia, Scooby-Doo's name comes from Frank Sinatra's scat line from the song Strangers in the Night. The song was released in 1966 and the first Scooby-Doo cartoon was released in 1969....
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When did Matt and Trey stop intentionally censoring South Park with bleeps?

I am aware Matt and Trey intentionally censored South Park, but for some time, southparkstudios.com has been offering uncensored versions of the show about a week or two after airing on TV. And, ...
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How are intertitles (title cards) denoted in silent movie scripts?

Most modern film scripts tend to have very strict formatting with regards to action, characters, and dialogue. Yet I cannot find many silent film scripts which denote title cards in the screenplay. ...
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Why are two such similar movies being made at the same time?

Everybody perhaps knows of Jon Favreau's movie The Jungle Book which is going to be released in 2016. But quite recently I learned (and to my utter surprise) that another Jungle book movie is coming ...
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Ring the bells. But how?

Just before Deanarys goes completely Apocalypse Now on King's Landing in Game of Thrones S08E06, there is a moment of eerie quiet. After this brief moment of realizing the abysmal situation they're in,...
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Explain the ending of Black Mirror's “Smithereens”

I just finished watching Black Mirror season 5, episode 2, "Smithereens". I can't seem to get what is the definite ending of this episode after police officers fire second shot on Christopher. From ...
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What does Freysa mean by this?

Freysa tells Joe, shortly after revealing that he is not the born child: We all wish it was us. That's why we believe. What is this sentence supposed to mean? The first, most simple ...
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Was Carlton Banks actually short?

In the US television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, the main character Will Smith regularly mocks his cousin Carlton Banks for his height. Is Carlton Banks actually short in the series? ...
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What did Thanos mean when saying “This day extracts a heavy toll”? [on hold]

What does Thanos mean when he says "This day extracts a heavy toll" upon meeting Doctor Strange on Titan in Avengers: Infinity War? I used Google Translate and it didn't really mean anything in my ...
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Will po and tigress get together in kung fu panda 4 [on hold]

I love kung fu panda but I love po and tigress, but kung fu panda 4 is coming up and everyone including me is wondering if po and tigress be boyfriend and girlfriend
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Why did the Wachowskis change the story's themes so significantly?

In the movie V for Vendetta, there is some point where a guy is robbing a store with V's mask and with a gun. Then he shouts "anarchy in the UK." after getting the money and then shoots a celebratory ...
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How does HIV bestow 'double meaning' to Blood Diamond?

In response to a fan theory that Danny Archer (portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio) in the 2006 movie Blood Diamond had HIV, this Reddit comment quips Nice double meaning to the movie's title as well. ...
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Why is the movie titled “The White Balloon”?

If anyone has seen The White Balloon by Jafar Panahi, could you please share your view why the title of the film is that?
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Why does the rat have wings in “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”?

I was watching "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs", then I saw one scene which contains a rat with wings. Is there any reason for this?
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Is Mayor in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs inspired by this character?

Is Mayor of Amity from Jaws an inspiration for the mayor in Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs? I googled for it but didn't find direct evidence. EDIT: I also noticed some interesting similarities ...
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What was Colonel Douglas Mortimer's relation to the woman shown in the photograph in his watch?

In Sergio Leone's For a Few Dollars More, is Colonel Douglas Mortimer (Lee Van Cleef's character) the brother of the girl killed by El Indio, or is he her dad, and the girl was in love with her ...
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How did Seth Powers keep the ball spinning?

In Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Seth Powers is always (or almost always, not sure) seen with a basketball spinning on his fingers. Did the actor actually do this, or was it done by means ...
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What was Sakurai's motivation?

In the movie Before we vanish we see the reporter Sakurai meeting and helping the alien Amano in his quest to find Akira. At the beginning out of curiosity and seemingly disbelief, but later he seems ...
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Has there ever been a drama film, with an unreliable death scene confession?

This film is prompted by watching The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. In Venice, the crewman gasps "it was Grey, not Skinner", and dies. Various aspects of screenplay and score suggested this was ...
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How does a new TV series ensures that its actors will be available for the future? [on hold]

As I understand it, a new TV series sometimes goes like this: A pilot episode is produced, the network airs it or test-runs it, and the network decides whether to contract more episodes for a ...
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Where does Creed Bratton from The Office actually live?

In Season 5 - Episode 08 "Frame Toby" Creed mentions that he lives by the quarry. But in a deleted scene from Season 3 - Episode 03 "The Coup" it is revealed that creed lives in the office. Dwight ...
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What happened after Dr.Ishiro used the weapon? [on hold]

In the movie, before the last fight between Godzilla and Ghidorah, Dr.Ishiro used a nuclear to blow up the ancient city located below the ocean, for allowing Godzilla to recovery. What Happened after ...
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What part of Buttercup's anatomy is Westley commenting on? [on hold]

Near the end of "The Princess Bride," a despondent Buttercup is about to commit suicide with a dagger. But Westley stays her hand when he suddenly pipes up from a nearby bed: "There's a shortage of ...
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Is this artwork from another film? [Detective Pikachu spoiler]

When Tim first goes into Howard Clifford’s office there are tons of Pokémon easter eggs everywhere, plus there are general references to other films in the rest of the film. So something that caught ...
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Distinction between propaganda films, training films, and public information films

I would like to know whether scholars in the field of film studies have produced any reasonably widely-accepted demarcation criteria for distinguishing between the following kinds of film: Propaganda ...
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What happened to Steve's Shield in Iron Man 2?

In Iron Man 2 when Tony is working on trying to create a new element for his arc reactor, Coulson finds a familiar looking shield which Tony uses to prop a coil Agent Coulson: [Pulls a familiar ...
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What's that “Sun’s getting real low…” lullaby thing to calm down the Hulk?

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie CLIP - Black Widow Tames Hulk They found a way to calm down the Hulk. Black Widow tells him something and make some gesture and the ...
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What are Elsa's reasons for selecting the Holy Grail on behalf of Donovan?

At then end of "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade", Donovan agrees to let Elsa choose which cup might be the true Holy Grail. As we find out, she (and by extension, Donovan) chooses "poorly." Is this ...
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How are Reality Game Show commenting done? [duplicate]

in Reality Game Shows like Face Off, The Biggest Looser and Master Chef sometimes the contestants are commenting on what they are doing, something it's just a voice over and sometimes it's a cut away ...
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The gala scene in Arrival - background music? [on hold]

Does anyone know what the background music is in the gala scene of the movie Arrival? This is the scene where Louise and Zheng are talking in the future. I liked the background music played by the ...
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Film Location of Don Ciccio's Villa

Can anyone tell me the location of Don Ciccio's villa? It was used twice in GF II. Once for the death of Vito's mother, and Vito's subsequent escape. Then again, when the adult Vito returns to ...
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Does animal tranquilizer really work as fast as we see on Dexter?

In the television show Dexter (2006-2013) whenever Dexter captures one of his victims, he does so by injecting them with a syringe of animal tranquilizer. Usually we see him inject them in the neck ...

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