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What is the relationship between Steppenwolf and Darkseid in the DC Extended Universe?

In the DC comics, Steppenwolf is the uncle of Darkseid. However, their relation was not made clear in the Justice League (2017) movie. I've read many CBR articles, as well as several other sources, ...
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Which canon is Constantine: City of Demons part of?

I have not seen Constantine: City of Demons yet but I heard contradictory reports that it's a part of Arrowverse or DC Animated Movie Universe. In both canons Matt Ryan plays the part of Constantine. ...
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Cliff hanging scene in Mission Impossible: Fallout

Towards the end of Mission Impossible: Fallout, we see Ethan hunt yet again hanging from a cliff to fight off August Walker. Was it just a typical "Impossible" action sequence or was it a deliberate ...
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Significance of Hindi words in Orochimaru's theme song?

In Naruto, many major characters have their own distinct soundtrack and Orochimaru is one of them: It's an interesting soundtrack but the distinct thing about it is ...
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What is the basis for this scene in Peter Brook's Mahabharat

In Peter Brooks play/movie adaptation of Mahabharat the following conversation ensues between Krishna and Bhishma before the game of dice was to commence;[Given here below. Shortened/edited by me, but ...
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Is there any hidden meaning behind Travis and the prosthetic arm?

In the last episode of Dexter season 6 (S06E12), Travis finds the prosthetic arm He's seen wondering what it is, puzzled: But quickly after that he put the arm back in the box when interrupted. ...
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What was the window drawing's significance to Hedwig in Split?

Minor-ish spoilers ahead. In Split (2017), Casey tries to persuade Hedwig, the 9-year-old personality of Kevin, to help her out of the room she's imprisoned in, because Hedwig seems to reveal the ...
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Why is the Opening of The Good Fight playing so late?

I've been noticing in Season 2 of The Good Fight that the intro seems delayed. In I think Episode 7 of Season 2, the episode where at the end the opening didn't occur for 17 minutes into the episode ...
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Why can't Kovu defend his “not guilty” plea?

That is something that has bothered me for years, ever since I first watched The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. In the scene that precedes the Exile, there are 2 big proofs that Kovu was not taking ...
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Just how many tickets did John Wayne and Clark Gable sell?

I was reading the Wikipedia article on John Wayne and noticed the following quote: Between 1926 and 1976, Wayne appeared in over 170 motion pictures, and became one of America's biggest box office ...
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Simpsons intro changes

Does an intro exist from The Simpsons where Bart hits the uranium stick with his skateboard? Because I remember such a scene but can't find it. In the normal intro the uranium stick misses the ...
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Why does Kurtz allow Willard to walk around free?

During the ending of Apocalypse Now Kurtz knows that Willard is there to kill him. Why does he let him walk around free?
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On the TV show Blindspot, have they ever explained the source of the knowledge behind the tattoos?

The premise of the show is that amnesiac Jane Doe has been copiously covered with tattoos by one or conspirators and delivered into the hands of an FBI team. Each week the team "solves" the puzzle of ...
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Did Jamal miss the second shot on purpose?

In one of the last scenes of Finding Forrester, Jamal the basketball player needs to goal in one of the two shots. He misses the first shot which seems normal considering the pressure on the ...
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Why doesn’t Everett react to Big Dan’s beating?

In “O brother, where art thou?” (2000), there’s a scene in which Big Dan (John Goodman) starts teaching Everett (George Clooney) and Delmar (Tim Blake) a lesson and ends up beating them mercilessly: ...
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Recurring song in the movie 'Titanic'

In the movie Titanic by James Cameron, the popular song Come Josephine in My Flying Machine features twice. As per Wikipedia: Fragments of the song are sung a cappela in the movie Titanic (1997), ...
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What was the first movie depicting a bat wielding educational professional?

The tough education professional who wields a baseball bat to bring order to a troubled school has become something of a trope. I'm wondering what the first appearance was. Morgan Freeman depicted ...
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Why did Rumpelstiltskin and Regina remain aware of their normal selves during the curse?

Having completed the first season, it's evident that Rumpelstiltskin and Regina are aware of their former selves while living in Storeybrooke. Why is this? Would it be because they respectively ...
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Why didn't Mello see Shinigami after touching the Death Note in Episode 29?

In the 29th episode of Death Note (Father), a third Shinigami (Sidoh) arrived on Los angels to get his notebook back. He needed the current owner,(which was one of the Mello's subordinate, Jack ...
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Why can't Kami revive people himself?

The eternal dragons are limited to the power of their makers, so wouldn't that mean that everything Shenron can do, Kami can do as well? When Krillin tries to ask Shenron to defeat the Saiyans, the ...
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Is a graphical representation of Season 7's timeline available?

Partially inspired by this answer, I admit that I find Season 7's timeline quite confusing. Is a timeline description of the first 4 episodes available? Something that includes the major ...
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How does Wynn know Jamie's baby is at Tommy Doyle's house?

In Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Wynn is found sitting in TV room with his followers at Tommy Doyle's house where Jamie's baby is there. Actually, Jamie hid her baby when she died, so Tommy ...
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Why does Avanthika have no dialogues in Baahubali The Conclusion?

In Baahubali II, why does Avanthika's role have no dialogues? Is there any reason for it? They completely neglected this character - why? In the first movie they showed this role very well.
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Why does Barbara refer to Sheba with an “S” at times when writing in her diary?

In Notes on a Scandal, Barbara is continuously writing in her diary throughout the film while it is being narrated by her character. Barbara is writing about Sheba for the majority of the film and ...
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Why did Catherine Tramell use the pseudonym “Catherine Woolf”?

In Basic Instinct, Catherine Tramell writes under the pseudonym "Catherine Woolf". Is there ever an explanation given as to why she chose that particular pseudonym? Does the name have any ...
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Was Miss Beadle the inspiration for Clara Clayton in BttF3?

Watching "Back to the Future III", I realized that Clara Clayton - the schoolteacher that Doc Brown falls head-over-heels for, is a dead-ringer for Miss Beadle, the schoolteacher for much of "Little ...
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Was Jobs being sarcastic when he said he liked Hertzfeld?

About 3/4 through Steve Jobs (2015), before the iMac launch, Andy Hertzfeld argues with Steve Jobs about paying for Lisa's tuition. At the end of it, Steve says he's indifferent to people disliking ...
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Watermark or Encoding Error?

I was watching a show on Netflix this evening and a strange image flashed on the screen like a subliminal message ... I scrubbed back a few seconds and found the frame in question. This does not look ...
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Danny's phone in Iron Fist

In episode 11 of Iron Fist Danny says to Davos after breaking his phone because hand may track them, that he left his phone back at the compound. But he has a phone in the next episode when Bakuto ...
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What is Lionel Fusco's actual rank in Person of Interest?

In the pilot, the corrupt prosecutor Diane Hansen refers to Lionel Fusco as Officer following his testimony at her trial. He's later referred to as a Detective throughout most of the series. However, ...
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Is the change in camera handling, related to the characters state of mind?

In the movie Carnage 2011 by Roman Polanski, we see a gradual change in the camera handling style. When the film starts almost all the scenes are shot with fixed point camera view. But as gradually ...
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How are film festivals like BQFF able to bypass CBFC certification?

I have heard about film festivals like BQFF, etc. where they show films which have even failed to clear CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification)'s certification or few might not even applied for it. ...
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Why does Alice get the lake in with the kayak?

At the end of Friday the 13th, after she killed Pamela, Alice takes a canoe and enters the lake. Why does she do it? Why she doesn't take the car with Pamela reached the camp and drive to the near ...
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Why was Kes ignored in Year of Hell?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Before and After," Kes shifts backwards through time. Part of this time is spent during the "Year of Hell", during which she learns vital information about the ...
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Reference for Lorax 35-day calendar

My daughter is still in love with The Lorax (2012), although (luckily for me) we don't watch it as often as we used to. Today we had it on TV, when I realized there was a calendar Ted's room, and I ...
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What is the significance of the scene the proprietor is watching during the “laundry scene”?

In Ninja Assassin, the hero, played by Rain, is attacked in a laundromat by an assassin played by Linh Đan Phạm. The scene is cut with shots of the proprietor of ...
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Openess about the Pope's children in the Borgias

In the series The Borgias there is a large degree of transparency about the fact that Pope Alexander VI has four children. This is taken to the point where he can marry off said children to political ...
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Were Craig Bierko and Yvonne Zima cast due to their physical resemblance of one another?

In The Long Kiss Goodnight, Charly informs Timothy that her daughter, Caitlin, whom she has been raising for the past 8 years, is his biological child. Charly begs Timothy to look into Caitlin's eyes ...
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Is Dusty the doctor that Royal did malpractice work for?

In The Royal Tenenbaums, we meet "Dusty" (Seymour Cassel) as an elevator operator at the Royal Palace Hotel. He seems to have a very congenial relationship with Royal Tenenbaum. Later, Royal asks for "...
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Is the phone ringing scene from RGV's Company inspired from another movie?

In Ram Gopal Varma's Bollywood film Company (2002), there is a scene where phones all around the world ring to spread the news about the clash between Chandu and Mallik followed by an extensive gang ...
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Why does Thana in “Ms. 45” decide to move some body parts from the refrigerator to an unrefrigerated closet?

In Abel Ferrara’s film Ms. 45 (1981) Thana—the main protagonist—kills a rapist in her apartment, dismembers the body, places the body parts in garbage bags and then places the body parts in her—now ...
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How closely related are Teorema (1968), Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) and Visitor Q (2001)?

There are obvious strong parallels but I haven't see any interviews with Mazursky or Miike discussing the Pasolini film. The core relationship is that all three films involve a mysterious visitor who ...
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Which movie first did the chase sequence/pane of glass gag?

There's a common gag/cliche/trope/whatever in chase sequences in movies/tv/cartoons where two people are carrying a window/mirror/pane of glass across a road that gets smashed during the chase. In ...
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Is Malick's Tree of Life a “too masculine” movie?

It's not a secret that all of Malick's movies revolve around male characters. Nevertheless, I was a bit impressed when checking this infography about how a set of critics commissioned by the BBC voted ...
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What was the ship under construction initially called?

In Star Trek Beyond, there was a ship under construction on the massive moon space station Yorktown. This ship is rechristened as the USS Enterprise-A (NCC-1701-A) after the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) ...
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How many acts do the AGT judges actually see?

When the auditions for America's Got Talent (AGT) air, they show this huge hall with what appears to be several hundred people waiting to go on stage. Now I realize only a small number of acts that ...
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What is the first movie where the voice of the receiving person can be heard in phone conversations?

In classic movies, they simply mute the receiving person's voice in phone conservation scenes. So what is the first movie where we hear the receiver's voice in the phone conversation?
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Who actually lives in Tomorrowland?

This is going to be pretty much all spoilers, but here we go. The premise of Tomorrowland is that some of the world's brightest minds have found another dimension, and intend to use it as an ...
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The dark one appearance

When Rumpelstiltskin an Nimue became "the dark one," they both changed their look - specifically their skin. They had a greenish skin tone so that they resembled more of a "crocodile." But when Emma ...
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What are the reasons behind the shorter Italian version of Cool Hand Luke?

I might have seen Cool Hand Luke, as a kid for the first time on Italian TV, probably when I was 10-12 years old (so we're talking about 1984-86) when the movie was already a classic (although in the ...

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