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In The Dirty Dozen is this scene a set up by the officers?

In The Dirty Dozen, there's a scene where Col. Everett Dasher Breed, played by Robert Ryan, tries to take over command of the Dirty Dozen's operation from Maj. John Reisman [Lee Marvin]. In the end ...
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Pretending to be an FBI profiler in Resurrection

In Resurrection (1999), the serial killer successfully pretends to be an FBI profiler and gets access to all the information the police has about his murderers. Later, the police finds that he is not ...
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Is it possible that Arthur Fleck is not the real Joker? [duplicate]

Joker traces the origin story of Arthur Fleck, a troubled man (mentally, financially, and in several other ways) who goes into a downward spiral and emerges as a maniacal killer. My question: is ...
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What year is Geostorm set?

In Geostorm, the intro specifies that storms and cataclysms started in 2019, then the 17 nations build a system of climate-controlling satellites called "Dutch Boy" and 3 years later the story begins. ...
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Before El Camino, has it been established that Jesse Pinkman graduated high school?

I'm asking in the context of this dialogue in El Camino between Walt and Jesse: Walt: First step, get your GED, that's no problem. Jesse: What do I need a GED for? I got my diploma. Walt: Oh. ...
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Why did Grima shed a tear?

In The Lord of the Ring: The Two Towers is a scene when Saruman and Grima stand on the balcony of Orthanc, the black, impenetrable tower of Isengard. Saruman for the first time shows his army to Grima,...
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How did Ray cut his head?

In Netflix's Fractured (2019), Ray wakes up in the waiting room with a new cut at the top of his forehead, which has been covered by a plaster. He didn't have it when he arrived at the hospital and ...
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Teachers - death of characters

In the tv programme Teachers, season 4 episode 1 has some of the characters visiting the graves of 3 characters from the previous 3 seasons. In the synopsis on imdb it says they died in a car crash. ...
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Was Thanos really committed or just a hypocrite?

The title is extremely vague, because this question contains HEAVY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, specifically the very last scenes of the movie. I can't reasonably put the entire question in ...
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Seinfeld. Who is Jerry Pershek (Pachyderm)?

In Seinfeld's 80th episode, The Stand-In (this is the one where Elaine's boyfriend takes "it"..."out"), George is dating a woman named Daphne. Daphne is too clingy for George's tastes. She memorably ...
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What's the status of the Thornhill corporation?

Spoilers for the whole show! In Person of Interest, near the end of season 2, the Machine forms and uses the Thornhill persona and the Thornhill Corporation, which manages a workaround for the ...
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How did Stritzke take the cash?

In the series The Lost Room, Harold Stritzke has the comb. The comb enables the user to pause time. When time is paused it's made clear that the owner of the comb cannot effect people/objects that are ...
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Was Joker just a big dream Arthur was having?

So I noticed something while watching the movie and later saw online that a few people noticed it too. During multiple instances in the movie, the wall clock shows the same time. Around 11:11. ...
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Who voiced Goo man in “Let Them Eat Goo”?

Who does the voice-acting of Goo man in South Park episode "Let Them Eat Goo"? Goo man character is built on Daniel Plainview from "There will be Blood", acted by Daniel-Day Lewis. The voice can be ...
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Why the apocalypse must be human made?

In the Preacher series, God and The Grail organisation are working on bringing the apocalypse. But even while God keeps saying that "he could do it at any time by himself" (he has done it with ...
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When and how did Dwight and Angela actually start their affair?

In the office (US) Dwight and Angela had a secret at first relationship which was later revealed to the entire office. While they were shown to be greatly involved in their 'romance' it was never ...
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Cartoon movie where a boy travels to another world [on hold]

A boy goes to an another world initially his relationship is not good with princess of that area and later falls in love with the princess. He then helps them to fight with the villain. And he is ...
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Why is Oogie Boogie associated with gambling?

A lot of The Nightmare Before Christmas references different ideas in folklore - for example, Sally tells the future by blowing on a dandelion clock, and of course all the monsters are based on ...
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Is it possible that a human can survive after a chestburster came out?

As per Wikipedia: The "Alien" (colloquial: "Xenomorph"; binomial: Internecivus raptus ["murderous thief"]) is a fictional endoparasitoid extraterrestrial species that is the eponymous ...
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Does the DM Scranton office have more than one exit?

In U.S. adaptation of The Office, we typically see Dunder-Mifflin Scranton employees/guests walking in and out of the main front door across from the receptionist's desk to enter/exit the office. ...
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Why is there so much ominous music in There Will Be Blood?

I see there are many questions about this movie. Forgive me if this one has already been answered, I tried looking through the other questions. Why is there so much ominous music in There Will Be ...
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What does the scene where Walter and Jesse meet in a cafe mean?

What does the scene where Walter White and Jesse Pinkman meet in a cafe mean in El Camino: A Breaking Bad movie? In that scene Walter White and Jesse Pinkman are having a discussion where Walt asks ...
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Why didn't Spinel find out about Rose Quartz before the broadcast?

In Steven Universe: the Movie, Spinel is clueless about Pink's abandonment until the message. However, the Diamonds definitely knew about Spinel, and Pink's shattering wasn't a secret, so why didn't ...
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In what year is The Art of Self-Defense set?

The Art of Self-Defense seems to be set in a period before Internet usage became widespread. We see characters using a CRT monitor, a bulky camcorder, VHS tapes, buying and using audio CDs, and ...
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Do all dead people have magic abilities?

In Beetlejuice (1988), we see Beetlejuice use all sorts of magic from changing his clothes to becoming a snake to sending people to Saturn. Do all dead people get magic abilities or is he special in ...
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What film has been remade the most? [duplicate]

I recently came to learn that Brewster's Millions (1985) with Richard Pryor, is only one of 13 versions adapted from the 1902 book. What film has the most versions?
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What is the significance of “C-12” in In The Line Of Fire?

Mitch Leary's file is classified in In The Line Of Fire (1993, written by Jeff Maguire) as "C-12". What is the meaning/significance of "C-12"? I imagine it could be a reference to Majestic 12 (a bit ...
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Why did the police not show up at Brett's apartment during the shootout?

In early scenes of Pulp Fiction, Vince and Jules are in Brett's Apartment to confront him. as Jules gets aggressive, he shouts at everyone in the apartment loud and clear and then shoots the guy on ...
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Why did the film “Yesterday” not feature any music written or sung by Ringo?

In the film "Yesterday", Jack Malik does a reasonable job of singing many Beatles songs, even altering his voice to match the original singer. But surprisingly, none of the songs were written or ...
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Why was Robert Carlyle uncredited in “Yesterday”?

Robert Carlyle played a significant role in the film "Yesterday", but he doesn't appear in the credits. That's obviously not an accidental oversight, so why would it be?
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In the Yesterday Movie, what explains the changes to history other than the oblivion of the Beatles?

In the Yesterday Movie, a miracle somehow consigns the Beatles to oblivion. But it also produces several other changes that are mentioned in the movie without much explanation. Cigarette smoking seems ...
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Beth's death in Black Swan

In Black Swan, when Nina visits the previous main dancer, Beth, in hospital, she stabs her face with the nail file, but then Nina sees herself in her. And when Nina runs out, she sees the file in her ...
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Ancient mythology and black-goo in Prometheus

I got a question about the source for the idea from Prometheus where the Engineers created life on planet Earth from black goo. Is there anything similar in ancient mythology? Or was it a synthesis of ...
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What building in the final scene of Assassins Creed? (spoiler)

The final scene crawls across the skyline of London to a building fronting the Thames. I recognized the Millennium Bridge and the London Eye, so I'm sure the scene was realistic. The remaining ...
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How is one “Deemed Worthy”, to acquire the Greatsword “Dawn”?

Ser Arthur Dayne was a knight of House Dayne who bore the title of "Sword of the Morning" as he possessed the ancestral sword of House Dayne, Dawn. He was also a member of the Kingsguard under ...
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Is there a connection between IT and Ghostbusters?

Is there a connection between the monster from IT and Gozer the Gozerian from Ghostbusters (1984)? Both are inter-dimensional, shape-shifting monsters who take the shape of whatever their prey thinks ...
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Is Arthur's dance a medical condition?

In Joker we can often see Arthur dancing (or doing some sort of approximation of a "clown dance"), but on a few occasions, this dance looks very forced and unnatural: his whole body is tense while his ...
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Did Col. Landa actually recognize Shosanna?

In the first part of the movie he kills her family and she escapes. He is known as the Jew Hunter and never lets any Jews escape him. Later when he meets her under her assumed name Emmanuelle he makes ...
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What happened to Patsy and Delia?

In the episode where Barbara marries Tom (i don't know the season or episode number), at the end when everyone has gathered at the merry-go-round Tom hired after the wedding Delia sees Patsy down the ...
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Why does Bane's stock exchange robbery actually work to bankrupt Bruce Wayne?

In the movie The Dark Knight Rises, Bane robs the Gotham City Stock Exchange, more specifically with the purpose of bankrupting Bruce Wayne. What I don't understand and feels like a plot hole to me: ...
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Why was House cancelled?

I feel like House is one of those shows that could continue forever. Why was it cancelled?
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Is the Frankenstein franchise antisemitic?

At a glance Frankenstein seems quite anti-semitic: The name "Frankenstein" is a very Jewish name. The creator is Dr - a common Jewish profession. The townsfolk (symbolised by pitchfork {ei. farmers -...
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Samuel L Jacksons 1st on-screen kill [on hold]

Samuel L Jackson has been an iconic actor since the mid 80's and had many roles in popular film, both leading and cameo (Pulp Fiction and Menace to Society respectively) but in which film did he ...
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Where are the other 36 children born the same day?

The S1E1 intro to The Umbrella Academy clearly states that 43 children were born on that day as "immaculate conceptions"(or however you want to define it). Hargreaves gets 7, but we never hear what ...
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Does “V for Vendetta” have a religious subtext or bias?

While watching V for Vendetta with a protestant family member (after having watched it many times myself), I immediately had to defend the movie as not specifically being anti-protestant (or pro-...
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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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Why is Alan against preventing the first attack after breaking enigma?

In the scene from The Imitation Game, where they are able to crack engima, Alan convinces his teammates to not prevent the next attack. He says something like: ...
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Can a Person Really Be Abused Into Permanent Catatonia? [on hold]

Sorry for such a morbid question, but it's a common enough occurrence in films: Jasper lovingly tends to his catatonic wife, a journalist kidnapped and tortured by the government, in Children of Men. ...
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What was the significance of the scene where a few girls are enjoying their new home?

In Grave of the Fireflies a scene immediately follows after Seita buys charcoal for his sister's cremation (at 1:19:57 to 1:20:19). In the scene a few girls are enjoying their new home and a man ...
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What were the things Arthur was delusional about?

Towards the ending of Joker, we realise that Arthur was delusional about certain things that took place in the movie, or that it was all in Arthur's head. One such thing is his romance with Sophie. ...

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