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Why are these people in Winterfell for so long?

We see that for most (all?) of season 7 of Game of Thrones, the Stark bannermen and the Lord(s?) of the Vale are stationed in Winterfell. Why? Don't they have their castles/holds to tend to? In "...
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Why didn't Doctor Strange use the Time Stone on Thanos?

There's another question called Why didn't Doctor Strange use the Time Stone to prevent Thanos from claiming other Infinity Stones?. This question is totally unrelated and was thought up before I ...
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S01E19: Why didn't Elias' men threaten the policemen's family?

In Person of interest episode S01E19, it is seen that Elias' men are following the families of police people of the HR group. It is suggested that they will threaten the families if they will not work ...
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Can we guess the religion or caste of Naseeruddin Shah's character in the movie “A Wednesday”?

The lead character in A Wednesday does say that he won't reveal his name, but I guess there are subtle clues about his identities. Has anyone given thought in that direction?
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Why would the satellite debris have followed the Tiangong out of orbit?

The antagonist of the film Gravity is a wave of shrapnel which circles the earth every 90 minutes. The result of a "controlled destruction" of a defunct Russian Satellite (what is this, the cold war?!)...
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What's the exact problem with Raj?

In The Big Bang Theory, Rajesh Koothrappali is a guy from India who befriended Howard and became friends with Leonard, Sheldon and Penny. Since the very beginning of series, it is shown that Raj has ...
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Was Roohdaar intended to be the replacement of Hamlet's father's ghost?

In the film Haider, as I mentioned in another question, supernatural elements were avoided in the film in comparison to Hamlet which it is based on. But there was one character named Roohdaar, which ...
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Can Asgardian Gods die?

In Avengers, Loki drops Thor from a ship 30k feet above the ground and says: The humans think us immortal. Should we test that? In Thor: Ragnarok, So, can Asgardian Gods die in the MCU or are ...
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How does PK know better than Jaggu?

In PK movie, PK knows about Jaggu's boyfriend that he didn't cheat/left her in Belgium. But PK only read the mind of Jaggu. PK didn't know about Tapasvi's lies. How does he know that Sarfaraz still ...
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Can cars in the Pixar Cars universe be immortal?

Unlike humans, cars are made out of manufactured parts which are all (in the human world) replaceable and able to be manufactured. If you were completely committed to keeping a car, you could ...
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How was the data transferred across galaxies?

In Interstellar, they have shown that the astronauts Mann, Miller and Edmunds were sending signals to NASA(Earth) through their beacons. Also NASA is able to send videos recorded on earth to Cooper ...
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Has Carol become unrealistically unhinged?

Carol, the former Babysitter Of The Year, has had an edge to her for some time. However, in the most recent episode of The Walking Dead, titled "JSS", she seems to be bipolar. In one moment she's ...
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State of the universe and the Infinity Stones at the end of Endgame?

After Avengers: Endgame, the Infinity Stones are destroyed and therefore no longer exist in the universe. How does that fit into the Ancient One's explanation that the stones MUST exist in the ...
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Can a corporation really adopt a person?

In The Truman Show, a child is adopted by a corporation. Often, people say corporations are legally considered as "people", insofar as tax law is concerned. But I doubt that a corporation can ...
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How many different endings does Sholay have?

How many different endings does the movie Sholay have? I know of one in the ending of which Thakur uses a shoe containing nails to destroy Gabbar's hand. There is definitely a second one which I have ...
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Who was that guy in the movie 'Spy' 2015?

I recently watched the movie 'Spy' released in 2015 and at one point of movie where Susan (Melissa McCarthy) was in Rome to track and report Rayna (played by Rose Byrne) mission and she saves Rayna ...
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Boston Public episode order. Was Chapter 34 aired out of order in the original run? Why?

In Boston Public Episode "Chapter 36", there is a sub-story about Zach Del Ray asking Ronnie Cooke to prom. This is odd because in Episode "Chapter 34", Zach Del Ray dies in a car accident. In my copy ...
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In Oblivion how can Jack and Victoria live in the sky?

In Oblivion, Jack and Victoria live in some sort of flying/floating house which as far as i could tell was positioned very high up above the clouds. Then later on in the film Victoria goes skinny ...
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What was Cynthia's (the dead girl) role in the drug operations in 22 Jump Street?

In the movie 22 Jump Street, Jencko & Smidth go again as undercover cops at a college where a girl named Cynthia has died. Early on, they have a photo of Cynthia & the drug dealer. Later on ...
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What does C.A.S mean?

In movie's crew names, there is a C.A.S after a name. When I searched for it, I get Chemical Abstracts Service. I think it's not the meaning of this. What does C.A.S mean?
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How are Lightsabers created in Star Wars?

Can anyone please explain how lightsabers are created in the Star Wars universe or is does it occur magically? Also when someone is training to be a Jedi, how and when will he receive or procure his ...
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Why was Lagertha made mother of Bjorn?

According to historical story/myth, Tale of Ragnar's sons (Old Norse: Ragnarssona þáttr), Bjorn's mother was Aslaug. Yet in the 2013 show Vikings, Bjorn's mother was Lagertha. Why was this change made?...
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What is the green background? (“green screen”)

What do you call the green backgrounds which are used to create CGI backgrounds, weather reports etc. Why is green color always used?
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How did they film Anakin SkyWalker racing in his podracer at that speed?

In Star Wars-The Phantom Menace, we know in the podrace that there are several competitors. We know that that Anakin's podracer can travel to a speed of up to 895 km/h (I think that is the maximum ...
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Why and how did sherlock fake his death? [duplicate]

At the end of the second season of Sherlock (from BBC 1), we see that sherlock tries to fake his death. The next session begins with an explanation of his method (using a rope and Moriarty's corpse). ...
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First movie with Iron Man like HUD

What was the first movie that had a mecha or armored suit with a HUD like the one in Iron Man's suit?
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Is it realistic that the guy that falls down in the Raptors cage survived?

In Jurassic World, in the raptors cage scene (where Owen interacts with the raptors), a guy falls down in the cage trying to catch the little pig that is running around. That guy falls down from a ...
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Is Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers a spinoff of The Rescuers?

I've always wondered what the relationship is between Disney's The Rescuers and the TV show Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers. Both shows are done by Disney and are about rodents who act as a "Rescue" ...
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Why does Dumbledore see Grindelwald in the Mirror of Erised?

In the newly released Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald movie, we find a scene where Professor Dumbledore sees Gellert Grindelwald in the Mirror of Erised. Now, this doesn't seem to make sense ...
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Were the Gotham Rogue football team real football players?

I heard the Gotham Rogue football team in The Dark Knight Rises were billed as actual football players, but they were just actors. Is this true?
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Is a twist ending that occurs at the end of a series of films still called a twist ending?

I recently learned about a twist ending, a twist in a plot that happens near the end of a film. If a twist ending happens near the end of a series of films, is it still called a twist ending? The ...
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Hyde accessing the original Jekyll's memories

In Jekyll (TV series), Hyde starts to remember memories of Tom. He even ends up recollecting memories of the original Jekyll. Since Hyde shares his mind with Tom, should the memories that he can ...
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What actually happens to Lucy at 100 percent?

In Lucy, it is shown that at 100% brain usage Lucy disappears. Although not much was mentioned or shown what actually happened to her. Did she become immortal (as message appears on Del Rio's phone)? ...
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Name of the Paladins' weapons?

In the 2008 film, Jumper, the Paladins use an electrified cable weapon to incapacitate jumpers, was this weapon ever given a name?
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Why were the Germans drinking their own pee?

In the movie "As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me", around the 15 minute mark, why was the German prisoner drinking his own pee? Couldn't he just lick snow or ice?
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What's the first movie to have the “Michael Bay Spin” in it?

Michael Bay has made extensive use (some sites assert he has used it in "all of his movies") of a shot called by many the "Michael Bay Spin". Here's what it looks like: ...
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Why they showed Sanjana as the ultimate choice over all 12 girls?

In the movie What's Your Raashee?, why Sanjana ultimately got married to Yogesh. The whole movie is full of social messages like Child-marriage, dowry, woman exposure etc. Then why did they chose ...
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What are the names of the 17 Titans?

I was hoping to see more of them but I guess the CGI budget was reached. So there's Godzilla, King Ghidorah, Monthra, Rodan, Kong, Mammoth monster, Spidercrab monster, another Muto and Turtle monster. ...
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How does Killmonger so easily defeat T'Challa in ritual combat?

In Black Panther, Killmonger is shown to defeat T'Challa in ritual combat without much effort. However, before the fight, T'Challa drinks a potion which gives him the powers of the Black Panther. ...
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Was there a chance that Thanos would die too? [duplicate]

When Thanos snaps his fingers at the end of the Avengers movie, half of the population of the universe wipes out. Since Thanos is included in the Universe population, could there be a chance that he ...
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Apple products in movies

Does Apple Computer ever use paid Product Placement in movies or TV shows? While Apple laptops appear frequently in The Big Bang Theory I have never seen any of their other products, eg. the Apple ...
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Sign in Sam's office

In Sam's office in the TV show Cheers there is a yellow sign that reads "Electric work by Memphis..." but I can't make out the whole thing. What does it say? The sign can be partially seen in this ...
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How do they film the apparent beheading of a person?

How do they film the beheading of a person, like the beheading of Ned Stark in Game of Thrones? It was pretty clean beheading. There are more examples in Spartacus; there were a lot of beheading with ...
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How does Loki get this?

In the beginning of Avengers (2012) Loki has a sceptre which contains the mind stone. In the end of the previous film (Thor), Loki fakes his death. He doesn't have it till that point. Who gives him ...
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Which galaxy does the name “Guardians of the Galaxy” refer to?

As per Wikipedia: Guardians of the Galaxy (retroactively referred to as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1) is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same ...
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Why are Time, Death & Love only visible to Howard?

In Collateral Beauty Time, Death & Love are actors who were hired by Howard's employees. But in the final scene, these 3 actors are still only visible to Howard but not to his wife. Why is this ...
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Does Paterson adopt a backup strategy?

In Jim Jarmusch's 2016 Paterson, I didn't see this resolved. I thought of course you need backups of your data. Except the film doesn't seem to say that. Paterson seems to resist publishing his ...
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Why are real animals used in film production subject to the exposure of violence, 'slaughter' and abuse?

We know that quite a few movies don't use real animals, but the ones that do, why do we see them being treated badly or killed such as: Heaven's Gate(1980) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) ...
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Was The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus a Suicide Note? [closed]

The question which I am asking could spoil the ending of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. I strongly, very strongly believe that this movie was the Suicide Note of Heath Ledger. So, the question ...
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What is the optimum list of previous Star Wars movies that I should watch before December 18 [duplicate]

I'm really fascinated about Star Wars movies.I'm passing the 3rd decade of my life time on Earth, however I've never actually see or had any chance to watch at least a single Star Wars movie. But my ...

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