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Why are children laughing heard at the very end of Veronica Mars Season 2 Episode 17?

At the very end of this episode (Wiki: Plan B), Weevil is in a confessional, and as the episode closes, children who weren't shown nor were part of the scene setting are heard laughing. Why? What's ...
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Did Billy's power get diluted?

Through out the movie Shazam! (2019), we see the bad guy, Dr. Sivana, wanting Billy to touch the staff and say his name (Shazam) so that the power would go to Dr. Sivana. At some point, Billy shared ...
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Why is 8MM not considered neo-noir?

8MM has every aspect of neo-noir in my opinion. But for some reason it's not on this list of neo-noir titles. I wonder why it's not classified as one? The definition of neo-noir according to ...
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Did 007 exist before James Bond?

This question is inspired by the recent news of Lashana Lynch taking over as 007. Did the 007 position within MI6 begin with James Bond or did he take it over from a previous agent?
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Location of Vector's hideout

When Alita goes to confront Vector in his HQ, she battles into the hunter-warrior HQ, but then crashes down through the glass ceiling into Vector's penthouse(?) suite. Why does she crash in through ...
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How realistic is Detective Vic Manning's eye surgery recovery?

In Stuber, Detective Vic Manning has Lasik surgery. Immediately after the surgery, everything is blurry. Over the next 12 or so hours, his vision slowly comes back into focus. The one person I knew ...
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Purpose of plasma jets in Alita Battle Angel

When Alita gets put into the second body (the URM one) she notices there are jets on the arms, which Doctor Ido explains are plasma jets. Does she ever actually use these? It seems weird that they ...
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Does Curb's Jason Alexander know Seinfeld's George Costanza is based on Larry David?

In S07E03 of Curb, we hear Jason Alexander saying the following about his character George on Seinfeld: [Jason Alexander:] The character is unlovable. He is a you know, he's a jerky, schmucky ...
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What's the importance of that scene with Gabby?

Spoilers ahead if you didn't watch Infinity Chamber. In the movie we see the main character Frank trapped in a room reliving the same day over and over, but also sometimes getting the false reality ...
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Why did Steve Rogers choose Sam in Endgame?

In the end of Endgame, we see Cap giving the shield to Sam Wilson. So why didn't he give the shield to Bucky? Sam Wilson was already a great superhero without a shield, and Bucky obviously needed ...
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Understanding timelines of these people in the Yesterday movie

In the Yesterday (2019) movie, we see near the end, couple other people who knew that the Beatles band existed, shared the address of John Lenon to Jack, after which the latter confronts him. How is ...
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How did the two strange people also get to know about the Beatles music?

In the movie Yesterday (2019), we see that except Jack Malik, How come there were two other people who also shared this? and appear randomly in his shows and confess in the last part of the movie ...
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In Lone Wolf and Cub movie series is suckling not shown for censorship reasons?

In the Lone Wolf and Cub movie, Baby Cart in Peril, there is the character Oyuki who is a female vigilante with shocking tatoos. On her back is the mountain hag, and on her torso is the image of the ...
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TV min-series about aliens invading Earth on Sci-Fi Channel? [on hold]

So a guy in the military comes across an alien spaceship in maybe the 60s ? Decades go by and he reappears on earth and hasn't aged at all. Apparently he went to some alien planet that is at war with ...
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By the time of Spider-Man: FFH, is the cause of the “blip” widely known to the public?

Is it widely known that Thanos caused half the people to disappear, or is it just regarded as an unsolved mystery to the general public? Is it known that the Avengers were responsible for undoing it?...
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Why did Spider-Man take a detour to Dorset?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Spider-Man ends up in the Netherlands. He then calls his friend Happy who picks him up in a private jet and they fly to London to fight the bad guy. However before they ...
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What happened to Diane in “Shaft”?

In the 2000 movie Shaft, the final judgment never takes place, since the charged person (Walter Wade, Jr.) is murdered before he enters the court. Diane had confessed to Shaft, in a private ...
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What is Kubra talking about at the end of S03E08?

Near the end of Orange is the New Black S03E08 Kubra says When a fucker gets so lazy he no longer bothers to buy burners to make calls on, that is too fucking human? What does that line mean?
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Why didn't Al Powell investigate the lights at the top of the building?

In Die Hard, Al Powell is told to check out Nakatomi Plaza, however, he wasn't told about someone calling in about the building take over or gun fire (McClane). When he walks over from his car, we ...
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Why are Borg ships kept so hot?

In the Star Trek movie First Contact, Jean-Luc Picard mentions something about the environment on deck 16 being like a Borg ship. Lt Worf states the temperature as 39.1 degrees Celsius (102.38 deg F) ...
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What is the significance of the “Have some meat before you speak” dialogue in Memories of Murder?

There's this dialogue in the film Memories of Murder (from the English subtitles): Inspector Suh: Dragging in suspects like that is a waste of time, so... Inspector Park: Inspector Suh! ...
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Is Nobby Cook a real person?

I just finished watching Stan & Ollie, the 2018 biofilm starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as Laurel and Hardy. In the film, Laurel and Hardy are on a stage tour of England when Hardy falls ...
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In the alternate universe in Shrek 4, why didn’t Lord Farquaad save Fiona?

In the alternate universe, Fiona said she rescued HERSELF. Shouldn’t Farquaad have rescued her? Or at least Charming?
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Is Ragnar's posture in “Vikings” due to a character injury or his actor recovering from one?

I'm watching the Vikings season where Ragnar creates an alliance with King, Ecbert,. But it started quite a while back, Ragnar seems to lean whenever he stands, lie down instead of sitting, etc. I ...
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In season 5 of The Americans, what was the Russian TV show shown?

In one episode of season 5 of The Americans, we see a Russian TV show (propaganda? a commercial?), with farmers in a wheat field singing "America the Beautiful" in Russia. I'm guessing it was from ...
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Why did Mack say “last five years”?

Season 5 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ended right before the end of Avengers: Infinity War, as evidenced by several references to Thanos' forces invading Earth and "the crazy stuff happening in New York"....
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What is the ant-like thing that crawls into the queen's ear?

I just finished watched Versailles Season 3, Episode 4 "Crime and Punishment" on Netflix. At around 37 minutes 50 seconds, a lady goes to get a bottle from a secret place where a man hands her the ...
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What are the key differences in the recent American remake?

The excellent French thriller Point Blank from 2010 has recently be remade by Netflix with the same name (and, no, these are unrelated to the 1967 Lee Marvin movie). American remakes of gritty French ...
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In Das Boot, what is Leutnant Werner's role?

I am re-watching the "Das Boot" (U96) movie, and for the first time I realise that the writings in Leutnant Werner's notebook are in English. This is shown at two occasions. Officially, Leutnant ...
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Who is Ahab in Death Proof?

Have a look at this frame from Death Proof: Just on top of Pam's head you can a see a shape of a boat and on top of the 'boat' a word in red that looks like 'AHAB'. This seems to me as a reference ...
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Where did Queenie's spirit go?

In American Horror Story season 5, I thought that the spirit of anyone who died in the Cortez stayed trapped there. So how come the guests at the beginning stayed trapped but then Queenie doesn't seem ...
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Identify movie about dreams and imaginations [on hold]

I watched this movie when I was young I remember that there was a MC boy who was in a classroom and then goes to a different world and then I remember him being chased when he's on a car or something ...
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Would this be allowed to happen in real life?

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, the first post-credits scene, a news broadcast in a screen outside the Maddison Square Garden announces and shows a video of Mysterio, before death which he edited to ...
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What is the classification difference between these Russian Hazmat suits?

While watching the latest season of Stranger Things, I noticed during episode 3.05 or 3.06 that some of Russian scientist working on their 'plasma blaster' (energy source to open the gate) are running ...
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Why does this happen in the end of Suspiria?

In the 2018 movie Suspiria, we see that Mother Suspiriorum kills everyone in the school at the end. Aren't the witches in the school worshiping the three mothers? If that where the case, what is ...
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What version of the Star Wars script was Alec Guinness given that he said couldn't stop reading?

I saw Alec Guinness interviewed on the David Letterman show (on Youtube), and he mentioned that he was given the script to Star Wars shortly after he finished filming Murder By Death. He said the ...
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What's the point of this scene involving Flash Thompson at the airport?

At the end of Spider-Man: Far From Home, Flash Thompson arrives at the airport and there is someone waiting for him. He then asks: Did mother not come? And the scene changes. What is the point of ...
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What's the significance of this wearable item on Hanna?

In Midsommar, (2019) Hanna (played by Louise Peterhoff) appears to be wearing some kind of modern ankle strap/support. The item is black with red or orange trim and not in keeping with the rest of her ...
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How does he know that it was graphite?

In Chernobyl season one episode two, we saw that when Valery Legasov and Boris Shcherbina were flying to the disaster zone by helicopter, Legasov was saying that there is graphite, but he saw only ...
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Has this “lyrics with song” style of scene ever been done?

In the movie Baby Driver, in the Coffee Run scene, some of the lyrics of the song are plastered in graffiti on the walls while the main character walks to the coffee shop. ...
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Why were they working together?

In the Korean movie Svaha: The Sixth Finger the main character - a Christian Pastor named Park - went for help to some Buddhist monks. Why did he do it? I mean, why was he interested in non-Christian ...
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Valyrian - what living languages does it resemble the most? [migrated]

I'm interested in knowing what living languages Valyrian from Game of Thrones resembles the most in its grammar and/or vocabulary. I've gathered here some very basic examples of what kind of ...
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References on Film Studies [on hold]

I am looking for references on Film Studies which can serve as an introduction to film as an art form. In particular, I am looking for a book which covers the following topics: Film theory since its ...
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Spider-Man's resilience inconsistency

I was looking through some questions on this SE and I came across the following one asked a couple of years ago: Spider-Man's resilience Now this all makes sense and I'm happy with the answer, ...
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How did the music get into the transmission?

In Stranger Things Series 3 episodes 1 and 2 the characters are dealing with a radio transmission. They identify the source of the transmission from the music included in the audio. How does the ...
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Why didn't Nick Fury expose the villain's identity and plans?

During Spider-Man: Far From Home, Fury learns that He had, or could easily get, clear proofs, but even after the villain's death he does not go public with the evidence, leading to Why is this? What ...
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How did Hansel remove his own underwear in Zoolander?

In Zoolander, Zoolander and Hansel have a walk-off, in which they must replicate each other's moves. To win, Hansel performs a seemingly miraculous move: he pulls out his own underwear without taking ...
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Why did Rose in the Titanic act as if others were guilty when she took a seat on a lifeboat as well?

In Titanic, Rose says that people on the lifeboats would have to "wait for an absolution which would never come." I know she was saying that more because they didn't come back for people still in the ...
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Why didn't Thanos kill all the Dwarves on Nidavellir?

Thanos killed 300 dwarves on Nidavellir, thus stopping it from producing new weapons, but he did leave one single dwarf alive there, their king Eitri. He should have known that a single dwarf can ...
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Old Money vs New Money theme

How does the director portray the differences between "old money" and "new money" in The Great Gatsby (2013)? I have recently read the book and decided to watch the movie as well. I was trying to ...

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