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Why does Lorenzo de Medici never ask about his daughters?

Recently I watched series named Da Vinci's Demons, and this question is about the character Lorenzo de Medici In one episode in season 3 (I don't remember the episode) he was caught by the Turks and ...
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Why is the Ucayali in Werner Herzog's 'Fitzcarraldo' flowing in the wrong direction?

In Werner Herzog's Fitzcarraldo, when they move the ship from the top of the hill down to the Ucayali, the water is flowing from left to right. But according to the maps shown and the sketch drawn by ...
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Was Barbara Kean always intended to be like this?

In Gotham season 2, it was shown that Was that always intended to be like this from the beginning or was it changed later on, due to the bad reception of her character or not getting access to a few ...
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Why was the actor who played Kreese in Community credited as 'Someone Else'?

In Community Season 6 Episode 4 in the stage adaption of Karate Kid, the actor who plays 'Kreese' (real actor in film was Jess Allen playing Kreese in the original was Martin Kove ) is given the ...
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What was the original plan?

At the ending of Man on a Ledge, Nick Casidy is able to prove his innocence by showing publicly that the bad guy still has the diamond in his possession, which proves that Nick never stole it. This ...
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Are Matt LeBlanc's financial troubles a caricature of Nicolas Cage?

In the Showtime/BBC series Episodes, Matt LeBlanc plays himself. In the latest season (Season 4), a key plot point involves Matt facing financial problems along with overdue taxes. I couldn't help ...
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How did they get the baby actor in Tootsie to repeatedly turn its head away from food?

In Tootsie, they have a scene where the baby keeps turning it's head away as a spoon is brought close to it's mouth. Usually the only role for a baby in a movie is crying but this seems more complex ...
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Sopranos: Mergers & Acquisitions - Devil's Advocate Homage?

There is a scene in the episode of The Sopranos, called "Mergers and Acquisitions" where Valentina La Paz gets up after being with Tony Sopranos. The positioning of her body with regards to the camera ...
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Who translated the book “The Lady With a Little Dog” used in movie “The Reader”?

I found the Anton Chekov story "The Lady With the Dog", which is translated by Constance Garnett. It does not match with the story read by Michael in the movie "The Reader". Can anyone tell me who ...
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What was the matter with the woman in the bathroom?

During the beginning of The Defector (orig.: L'espion) Prof. Bower enters his hotel room and surprises a naked woman that is taking a bath in his bathroom. She excuses herself and says that she's ...
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What is the meaning of the butterfly?

In the movie The Door (org.: Die Tür) there are repeated ocurrances of a butterfly. First of all David's daughter Leonie wants to go catching butterflies when her father doesn't have time for her and ...
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Significance of Whiplash's presence in the very last scene of “The Unit”

At the very last scene of the TV show "The Unit", when all of the crew is in the chapel for Grey's wedding (except Col. Ryan,) you can see "Whiplash" in the back looking remorsefully at "Redcap". My ...
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Is the film Yesterday (2019) a remake of Jean-Philippe (2006)?

The plot from the film Yesterday (2019) is said to be: "After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up in another world, where The Beatles do not exist." and the ...
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Why are Elsa's eyebrows brown in Frozen?

I had always thought her eyebrows were a silver or grey color but at a closer look, I discovered that they were brown. This is weird because her hair is a yellowy white color but the eyebrows are a ...
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Does each character focus on one super-power?

In Shazam! (2019), Billy shares his powers with his siblings. It seems like each sibling gets a unique ability: Freddy - Flight Darla - Speed Pedro - Strength Mary - Unknown Eugene - Lightning They ...
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How are the tethered able to plan a revolt in Us?

In Us, Red says that the Untethering took years to plan, and there are clips of the tethered training for it, gathering scissors, etc. How were the tethered able to stop doing what their above-ground ...
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Was there ever a plan for more titles in the The Fugitive / US Marshals universe?

Watching the Fugitive today again I was reminded about the US Marshals movie and how the US Marshals team is the same in both movies. I was happy when I found The US Marshals was an official spin off ...
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Does Egon actually collect Spores, Molds, and Fungus?

When Janine is trying to chat up Egon in Ghostbusters, he responds with: I collect spores, moulds and fungus. However, there's no mycological samples or equipment visible in the Fire Station. We'...
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Default choices in “Bandersnatch”

The information that can be found regarding Black Mirror: Bandersnatch default choices path (i.e. when the viewer is watching the film without any interaction) seems to be contradictory. On the one ...
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Did Barry affect the timeline during the episode “What's Past Is Prologue”?

So, I watched The Flash season 5 episode 8 (What's Past Is Prologue), and one thing got me confused: When Barry went back to the time where his speed had been taken by Hunter Zolomon (a.k.a Zoom) and ...
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Which was the first Indian mythological movie to use the phrase 'Narayana, Narayana' whenever Sage Narada appears on the scene?

Viewers of mythological movies made in many prominent Indian languages (such as Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi), for many decades now, will instantly recognize the phrase 'Narayana Narayana', as the ...
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In which timeline was Gideon created in The Flash?

In Season 1 of The Flash we see Eobard Thawne having conversations with Gideon and when Team Flash discovered Gideon she tells Barry Allen "I will obey all your commands because you created me". ...
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What happened to the spiders in this “Dr. Who” episode?

In the October 28 episode of Dr. Who, titled Arachnids in the UK, a group of spiders are lured into a vault. What happened to them after? Was the plan to lock them up and let them die of hunger or ...
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All the Money in the Minotaur

In the Ridley Scott film All the Money in the World, there is a scene in which John Paul Getty III meets his grandfather. The scene revolves around a statue of a Minotaur which the billionaire claims ...
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How does the internationalization of Forensic Files work?

The true crime docutainment series Forensic Files is broadcast on German TV under its original title Medical Detectives. The episodes (and thus the actual cases) are thereby the original American ones,...
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Seven Samurai: Chirping bird sounds - possible symbolism

A TV station here decided to broadcast "Seven Samurai" with the original japanese soundtrack (it has subtitles in german.) It is running as I write. During the opening scene in the village, while ...
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How did Superman know that Lois was falling to catch her in time?

When Lex Luthor pushed Lois Lane from the roof in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice he may not have been worried about Lois dying and taken a chance in pushing her. But how did Superman know that ...
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Does the act of Bobby rescuing his friends affect whether or not Joyce's chains pull her down?

I just joined the Movies & TV Stack Exchange, so I hope my question deems appropriate for this site. If not, then please let me know as soon as possible; feedback is much appreciated. BEWARE: ...
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Who was the first Alien in The Worlds End?

In The Worlds End, the 5 main characters' town gets taken over by aliens who convert the inhabitants into what they call "blanks". Later on, after reaching the last pub they find themselves talking to ...
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What is the significance of Jessica drawing a chain of circles?

In 13 Reasons Why S02E03, we see Jessica making an eight shape on her hand: Then we see in flashback, she is doing the same but this time on paper: I assumed it was the symbol for the digit eight (8)...
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What is the significance of the sketch of Lenin on Clouseau's apartment wall in The Return of the Pink Panther?

I was recently re-watching The Return of the Pink Panther when I noticed a sketch of Lenin on the wall of Clouseau's apartment (early in the film, about 10 minutes, I think). Does anyone know why it's ...
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Why specifically 3 meters above the sky?

In Tre metri sopra il cielo (IMDB) aka Three Steps Above Heaven, Babi and Hugo are measuring how happy they are. Hugo: My happiness reaches Barcelona! Baby: Mine reaches the sky! Hugo: ...
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Why does Jesus side with Maggie in S08E16?

Jesus has always been the voice of mercy and reason in The Walking Dead, even in the last episode of S08E16 when he talks to Morgan. In the last scene of S08E16, he agrees to this: Maggie has her ...
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What tickets is Molly referring to?

In Molly’s Game (2017), Molly, a defendant, says to Charles, attorney: If I had a testimony that would lead to the conviction of a bad guy, no one would have to coerce me into cooperating. But I ...
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Is there any connection between Indiana Jones's whip and his fear of snakes?

Indiana Jones is famous for using a whip as his primary weapon and tool of choice for most situations. Equally well known about him, and a major part of his character, is his fear of snakes. Given ...
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What's with the porch lights?

Something I noticed while watching The Strangers: Prey At Night, is the porch lights. When the family arrives at their trailer, the porch light is off. After the 2nd time the girl knocks on the door,...
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Mental illnesses in Carrie's family

In Homeland Carrie and her dad have bipolar disorder. Does Carrie's niece have ADHD? This is based on the drug, Adderall that Carrie stole in S07E03. In the same scene, there is a bottle of Ritalin ...
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What is the purpose of having the IMF and CIA

In Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Brandt is seated along with the head of the CIA Alan Hunley, before an oversight committee. Brandt has to explain the IMFs actions and early on the IMF is ...
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How Mundy's arm knew the gyroscope was inside Volkov?

In the movie The Cloverfield Paradox, Mundy's arm gets pulled into a solid wall, and is severed clean off; and after sometime they found the hand moving its on. When they recognize that it is trying ...
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Esoteric quote that inspired Nolan's 'Inception'

I remember once reading a very esoteric, borderline nonsensical quote somewhere on the old IMDb boards which was apparently one of Nolan's inspirations for the film Inception. It had very few ...
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What is the object found by the bed?

In Planetarium by Rebecca Zlotowski an object was found near her bed: What is that object?
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Why does Farrier land his plane like this?

Note that this is not a duplicate of this question, which asks why he doesn't use a parachute. At the end of Dunkirk, Farrier lands his plane in the enemy zone, sets it on fire, and is captured by ...
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Is Chance Gilbert Based On Real Life Historic Figures or Cult-Leaders?

In the TV series Longmire, there is a reoccuring villainous character named Chance Gilbert (Peter Stormare); a verbally-whimsical, urban, & sociopathic (by TV standards) cult-leader with idealisms ...
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What does Baa-ram-ewe actually do?

In Babe when Babe is in the Sheepherding Competition he is unable to talk to the Sheep who act....well how we see act. this results in Rex going to Farmer Hoggett's sheep and pleading them for help. ...
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How do they shoot the shotgun scene?

In the first episode of Mindhunter, the hostage negotiation unceremoniously ends when the hostage taker shoots himself in the face with a shotgun. This is a pretty realistic looking visual effect and ...
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What is the significance of Palmistry prop hand in Michael Jennings house?

In Paycheck, we see a Palmistry prop hand in Michael Jennings house: But reverse engineer and this thing in his house seems little out of context. Is it some foreshadowing element about the future ...
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In the TV Series VEEP, why is a spy in the hostage situation a negative thing?

I just started watching VEEP and I was in Season 2, Episode 5 where it was revealed that one of the hostages in Uzbekistan was a spy and it is implied that: This is somehow bad (as I understand it) ...
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Did the makers of HIMYM cast this actress on purpose to play Karen based on this quote?

I recently started rewatching that '70s show and in S05E06 Over the Hills and Far Away Eric says to Donna: You love Marquette and I've made my peace with that so we're just gonna go to different ...
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Was Jacob's downward spiral motivated purely by self-preservation?

In Shot Caller (2017), Jacob is sentenced to 18 months of jail time, which he and his lawyer consider "no time", when compared to the much longer 5 year sentence he might have faced, had he fought the ...
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Is Zilpha Horace Delaney's or Salish's daughter?

At one point during the course of Taboo I learned that Zilpha isn't actually James's sister, but only his half-sister. But I don't actually recall it being said from whose side of the parentage, ...

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