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Why does Lefty frequently use the phrase “fuhgeddaboudit”?

In the movie Donnie Brasco (1997), why does Lefty frequently use the phrase "fuhgeddaboudit"?
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Who’s the artist who did the illustrations in the beginning of Little Shop of Horrors?

Who's the artist who did the work on Little Shop of Horrors (1960) here: http://annyas.com/screenshots/updates/little-shop-of-horrors-1960-roger-corman/ It seems they didn’t credit movies back then ...
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What are all the tie-ins and spin-offs from Cheers?

I was distantly aware that Cheers spun off multiple shows, or at least had tie-ins with shows. I'm aware of Fraiser, as well as Wings, St Elsewhere and Tortellis. Are there others and how do they ...
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Which film was showing the first duel in western?

Which was the first western film to feature a duel climax? Obviously the three-man duel has a first in The Good, The Bad and the Ugly.
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What does “Even when he's wrong, he's right” mean?

In Donnie Brasco (1997), Lefty says to Donnie: I'm always right. A wise guy's always right. Even when he's wrong, he's right. This line is strangely close to this Scarface line
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Who is the girl at the end of the movie “The Golem”?

I watched The Golem (2018) and got so many questions but I'll leave the others for now. Who is this girl at the end of the movie? What is her significance in the story? Is she another golem? I couldn'...
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Why would they use a backdrop in this outdoor scene?

I was watching the movie Double Jeopardy (1999) and the opening scene features a party that takes place at a large lodge type house on the water in Vancouver. In some of the scenes the bay can be seen ...
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Game of Thrones finale- Disappointments [closed]

Why didn’t Bran warg into the Night Kings dragon? Then the Night King would have to kill his own dragon. Was Bran plotting to be king all along? I think he should have been Master of Whispers not king....
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Why is everyone so focused on the black box in LOST?

Ok maybe not everyone, but in two examples after the crash of Oceanic flight 815 we see survivors claiming that the rescue planes will find them and the reason the give is "the plane had a black box". ...
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Are the Studio Ghibli films on HBO Max uncut? [closed]

Are the Studio Ghibli films recently made available for streaming on HBO Max uncut?
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Why did Donnie ask that question?

In Donnie Brasco (1997), sitting in the car, Lefty told Donnie how he supported Sonny Blacks family while Sonny Black was in prison. Now Lefty is meeting Sonny Black despite the fact that he think ...
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Why didn't the British silence or suppress their weapons behind enemy lines?

At 1:26:28/2:56:12 in A Bridge Too Far, Maj Gen Urquhart and his squad or platoon (I'm uncertain which term) are behind enemy lines and trying to dodge Germans. But why didn't they silence or ...
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Why did they arrest Anne and then behead her for adultery?

In The Other Boleyn Girl, the King married Anne Boleyn, Mary Boleyn's Sister. The King was hoping the second birth would be a boy, but it was miscarried. So Anne tries to seduce her own brother ...
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Frida Kahlo, Warhol, Klimt, Picasso - Which other artists are referenced in the Hey Duggee 'Art Badge' episode?

There is an episode of Hey Duggee, a British childrens animation, called 'The Art Badge.' The main episodic theme of this piece is the world famous Frieze Art Fair, and different world famous art ...
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Problem in proving in the man who knew infinity [closed]

In the 2015 film-The Man Who Knew Infinity which depicts the life of the mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, we see Ramanujan facing several issues with life in Britain which effect him in a personal ...
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Why is Jonas so quickly swayed?

In episode 16 (6 of season 2) of Netflix series Dark, called "An Endless Cycle", the main character Jonas finally has the chance to prevent the horrible thing that happened to his family. However this ...
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Is it on purpose to show Hayley's brother's back in Snatchers?

In Snatchers (2019), around 1:10:00, when Sara and Hayley are researching on Skyler's video log, Hayley's brother is standing in the scene, back to the camera and is out of focus. This was very creepy ...
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Is the demon inside Mallory at the end of The Wretched (2019)

In The Wretched, it seems that the demon is not killed during the fire of the tree and it get inside Mallory at the end (the plastic flower and her not telling the truth about the tree). But Mallory ...
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Life cycle of the demon in The Wretched (2019)

What is the life cycle of the demon in The Wretched? According to the film: It gets inside a host and make the host look mostly as normal. If the host is killed, then it gets out and find another ...
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What is the brand and model of the watch worn by Skyler White in season 2 [closed]

What is the brand and model of the wrist watch worn by Skyler White in season 2
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Why does Skyler White leave home early and come back in the evening?

I recently finished the second season of Breaking Bad and was left with a question: After Walter White lies to Skyler and the problems begin in the marriage, she starts to leave home early morning ...
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Why did Sid give $50 to Jack for wrecking Reynolds's career?

In the neo noir crime film LA Confidential (1997), Sid meets officer Jack on the set of the Badge of Honor show: Sid: Reynolds is acey-deucey, not to mention broke. I'm getting him to fuck the DA ...
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How does an online video on demand tv generate ROI [closed]

I've always wondered how online TV channels, either hosted on YouTube or on a website, guarantee return on investment, especially if the production budget is $20,000 and above
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What does “from the south” mean?

In Line of Duty S01E03, there's this conversation: We've followed procedure to the letter, sir. I don't doubt it for a minute, but Tony Gates is, uh, from the South. I'm sure you'd be mortified, Ted, ...
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Why did Achilles cry over Hector's body?

I would like to know why Achilles cried over Hector's dead body and said "brother, we'll meet again soon" in the movie Troy (2004)? Hector is an enemy and Achilles is the one who killed him! Achilles ...
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Why does Daniel pick Eli to hate most?

Daniel Plainview seems to have only one real drive; the greed and ambition to grow. As he says, he sees the worst in people, and wants to be away from them. He goes on elaborate lengths to be ...
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About Angier's clone not knowing whether he will be the Prestige or the one in the box [closed]

I have read other answers about this but there're still one thing on my mind that was not satisfied Assuming Angier had achieved perfect cloning, the one created would be exactly the same to the one ...
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Why the movie like American pie is still famous in Asian countries like India, China? [closed]

Lots of my colleagues and friends watching the movie American Pie.They discuss about plot, characters from the movie where my US counterpart are not that much interested in it.
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Can we say what the intentions of the captain were when he fired into the gas cistern?

In Ad Astra there was a scene of fight which ended by gas poison because the captain fired at a gas cistern (also interesting what and why those gas was in those cisterns), which in turn helped the ...
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How are the letters translated?

I was watching this new serie Control Z, and then I was impressed to see even papers had been translated: The original language was spanish, but all the text messages were in portuguese, and even ...
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Anti-police movies [closed]

Most police movies show a favorable image of the police: knights in shinning white armor fighting against evil. A few films show good cops inserted in corrupt police forces (Serpico, 1973) or corrupt ...
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Is there anything to be said about the fact that Bane's mask is the negative of Batman's?

I was looking at this image and thinking about how odd it is that Batman's suit has absolutely no protection for his chin and mouth. It struck me, then, that Bane's headgear is exactly the opposite, ...
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How does Clarice deduce that Buffalo Bill knew his first victim?

In Silence of the Lambs, how does Clarice and her friend deduce that the killer Buffalo Bill knew his first victim Fredrica Bimmel? I watched this particular scene several times, but still couldn't ...
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Why didn’t Iron Man just fly away from Thanos, after retrieving Infinity Stones?

Iron Man's booster (as seen in Avengers: Infinity War' second trailer) should be able to fly away from a much weaker Thanos who is now without the Stones. Specifically to go to someone like Hulk who ...
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Why did China's general have to share his phone number and repeat what Louise told him?

In the movie Arrival, why did China's general have to share his phone number and repeat what Louise told him because he knows she knew them anyways!
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Why may Harlan Thrombey not have included his mother in his will?

After Harlan Thrombey’s alternate will is enacted in the days following his death in Knives Out, it is unclear what the future holds for his very elderly mother, who was not mentioned in this will. ...
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Why did the camera tech cop react in this way?

In The Departed (2006), in a secret place, Frank Costello is doing business with some Chinese: Frank: For his own good, tell Bruce Lee and the Karate Kids... none of us are carrying automatic ...
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Why when you watch the copy of the tape you are free from the curse? [closed]

The question I'm asking is why did Rachel make a copy of the tape to break the curse? Does it reset the whole killing cycle? Does samara like it when people watch her tape? Why does she still ...
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Does the sound of a gun fired in a large room actually take time to “die”, as told in “Prison Break”?

In Prison Break SE1E5 "English, Fitz or Percy", Attorneys Veronica Donovan and Nick Savrinn bring a video tape of a murder, in where the suspect is seen on tape shooting another man with a gun in an ...
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Noble Gift in Catch 21 Possible? [closed]

In the tv game show Catch 21, let's suppose it is the first round. One of the other players has already busted. You have a hard 16 and your opponent has an 11. You answer the question correctly and ...
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What/who is the monster in the movie “Monster”?

In the movie Monster, what does its title mean?' From the movie's poster, I found it interesting that there are two characters but the title is singular, Monster. After watching this movie, my ...
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Why does The Graham Norton Show have an extra guest come on halfway through?

On The Graham Norton Show, there is usually an additional guest (usually not the music act) that comes in around midway in the show. Why do they do this? Is there some method/logic by which they ...
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In Interstellar, why did NASA hold Coop away from his daughter when he first was brought into the NASA facility?

There is a short scene where Coop is being guarded by a TARS (maybe it was the other machine) after arriving at the NASA facility in the middle of the night. Why was he kept alone in that room, away ...
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Fargo mobster's accent [closed]

In Fargo, season 1, there is a scene where the Fargo mob is at a restaurant. One of the mobsters has an accent that's obviously not North American. I wonder where it was from? This him speaking in ...
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“And introducing…” used for known actors?

I have atleast 2 examples of well known established actors credited at the very end with the phrase "and introducing" before their name: Julia Roberts in Ocean's Eleven (2001) (in the end credits) ...
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Is there any reason why Frank Costello does not speak with an Irish accent?

Similar to this question here, is there any reason why Frank Costello does not speak with an Irish accent in The Departed, like Pierce Brosnan does in The Foreigner (2017)? In the film Costello grew ...
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What happened to CD's Bar?

After CD Parker passed away on Walker, Texas Ranger what became of his bar? Was it ever used again on the show?
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Why did Aladdin (2019) show a new-world monkey as Abu? [closed]

The plot of Aladdin is set somewhere in Persia or Baghdad during the middle ages. Right? Then why does it show a new world Capuchin monkey as Abu? Capuchin monkeys are not found in the middle east.
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In the Homeland Series Finale, Did Yevgeny Gromov know what Carrie was doing?

In the last ever episode of the Showtime TV series, Homeland, the writers offer one last plot twist when it's revealed that Carrie Mattheson But what remians a bit unclear to me, is that Carrie's ...
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Was Brody drugged to make him talk?

In S2 E5, Brody, handcuffed, is being questioned by Carrie. Carrie offers him some water, and Brody accepts. Then, after a lengthy verbal exchange, After that he seems very tired and falls asleep, ...

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