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The Expanse and Aliens Correllation

I'm watching the S6E6 of The Expanse. There's a part of the episode where they are starting to track vital signs of individuals who are deploying. On the screen, there's four names which stood out to ...
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How did US viewers learn The Simpsons episodes' names?

In Argentina (and Latin America in general), The Simpsons get broadcast on TV dubbed in Spanish. When the credits on the TV show (after the Couch Gag), there's an added line by Homer's voice stating ...
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Future of Masterchef contestants

In Masterchef US, most of the contestants continue their regular jobs after the show and some go on to start their catering companies or do something else cooking-related as a side job like offering ...
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What about the ending? [closed]

I watch this movie 3 times. I just figured out the ending. They both died. Remember when Mitchell called Carter on the phone from the bedroom. Mitchell said I just wanted to talk. The conversation ...
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Why did the piece of paper have "C - 16" written in it?

In the last episode of Breathe: Into the Shadows, J, the split of Avinash Sabharwal, gives a piece of paper to Shirley as she is about to walk away. Later in that episode she is seen opening that ...
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Meaning of a movie shot type with too little of a leadroom

Sometimes in movies a character is shown in an interesting way. It's usually shot from a side and he or she is facing the frame with little to none of a space between their nose and the edge of the ...
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Over how many years was Our Friends in the North filmed?

I just finished watching Our Friends in the North, which originally aired in 1991 and follows a group of working class friends in Newcastle, England over 30 years, with each episode being set in a ...
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What is the significance of the Crane?

Near the end of the film Over the Moon, Fei Fei meets a Crane and they have eye to eye contact and later she fixes her scarf and the Crane touches her hair while flying away. What is the significance ...
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Is this quote originally from The Dark Knight?

You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Now I'm fairly certain I've been saying that line for at least ten years, don't know where I heard it, but now someone ...
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Meaning of the cat in the opening scene of Godfather I?

I am aware that the cat was a spur of the moment idea of Coppola who in explains that Coppola had seen the cat running around and handed it to Brando who liked animals ...
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Curious bit of production design in the cars in Lemony Snicket

In the 2004 movie, "A Series of Unfortunate Events", on the dashboards of both Olaf's and Poe's cars is what appears to be a small open reel tape player. While I am sure they were never equipment in ...
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Take the cannoli -- the exact delivery of the line? [closed]

I guess much has already been written about this line, the basic idea is that not only does Clemenza have the presence of mind in the midst of a bloody murder to remember the pastry but also is not ...
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What symbolism does removal of stairs have?

In "And heard within, a lie is spun", the first chapter of Netflix's animation anthology film The House, after moving into this creepy mansion, Mabel notices the stairs connects the first ...
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What is the type of soundtrack that's often played after a quick buildup when someone saves the day in a superhuman way?

For example, there's a song that plays from 3:43 to 4:00 of this scene where Superman saves an airplane. Or similarly a song that plays from 0:55 to 2:03 of the president saving scene in 'In the line ...
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Is Fran aware of Joe's plan at the end?

In David Mamet's twisty thriller Heist, Joe Moore (played by Gene Hackman) has a sophisticated plan to get away with the loot rather than splitting it with Mickey Bergman who has reneged on previous ...
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Physical assault by directors in early Hollywood -- how common?

Huston is described assaulting Bogart during the making of Treasure of the Sierra Madre when Bogart wanted to be allowed to go to a yacht race before filming was done -- Huston apparently grabbed ...
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Is it common to see directors acting in their own films?

There are a few movies I can note where their directors also played a role in their films: Orson Welles tended to star in many of his films, but that was during the 40's Roman Polanski played the ...
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What actor has the most total screentime? [closed]

I'm not asking who has appeared in the most movies. I'm asking who has the most time on screen. So, for example, Robert Patrick would only get a "few" minutes for his portrayal of the T-1000 ...
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What did the entity in Paranormal Activity write on the ouija board?

At a certain point in the movie Paranormal Activity, the entity writes a message out on a Ouija board. However, I was unable to make out what it said, if anything. It seems this was the only time ...
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How did Smaug know to call Thorin "Thorin Oakenshield"?

In the Desolation of Smaug, when Smaug was talking to Bilbo, he made a reference to Thorin as "Thorin Oakenshield". How did he know to call Thorin "Oakenshield" since he only got ...
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What is the significance of the title, "Red Rocket"?

In the film, Red Rocket (2021), the phrase “red rocket” was not mentioned in the dialogue nor were there any literal references to a red rocket. I'm not sure what it means or what it refers to in the ...
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Who was Harold Finch's father?

Is there any explanation of who was Harold Finch's father? Based on feeds that machine presents in the series, they were living in a suburban home, remote from crowded locations or even other houses. ...
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Did Gordon Gekko lie about the sunrise?

In Wall Street (1987), Gordon Gekko calls Bud Fox, and during the call makes mention of the beautiful sunrise he's watching: "I wish you could see this. Light's coming up. I've never seen a ...
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If they are telling the truth, does it have to be the whole truth?

Would I Lie To You? is a British comedy panel show. The teams compete as each player reveals unusual facts and embarrassing personal tales for the evaluation of the opposing team. Some of these are ...
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On what month is "the 14th" and how does it relate to the rest of the timeline?

Some key events of Tenet happen on "the 14th," also "ten days ago." There is also a reference to a party at the American Embassy in Ryadh, on "June 29." Kat and Max are ...
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Why did Laura help Brendan?

In the movie Brick, we know Laura calmed The Pin and Tug down and stopped them from hurting Brendan more. We know she helped Brendan while he was investigating and looked after him when he was hurt. ...
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Why were 2 episodes omitted from the "The Tick" DVD releases, and why was Season 3 never released to Region 1?

The cartoon "The Tick" had two Region 1 DVD releases: The Tick vs. Season One and The Tick vs. Season Two, but Season One is missing the episode "Tick vs. The Mole Men". Season ...
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How realistic is this cut scene from Godfather 2 where Klingman is assaulted in his own casino?

I always thought this could have been included in the film. It is referred to in the conversation the senator has with Michael although it had not yet occurred but the senator knew of plans for ...
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Why does Jules use gay men to "conquer femininity"?

Jules is one of the main characters of the Euphoria series - she is transgender (male to female), but it is implied that she went through with her transition and now no one, including homophobic ...
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In "Hell or High Water", why don't they catch Toby?

In the film's ending, Toby isn't captured. Why? First of all, he was spotted in a restaurant eating with his brother. The restaurant seemed busy, so even if the fat waitress inexplicably refuses to ...
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What's the problem between Peter and the giant chicken?

I have watched a few random episodes of family guy and in some of them Peter fights a giant yellow chicken. This seems to be a joke they repeat in multiple episodes and in one of them I think the ...
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Did anyone blow up the Russian base in Don't Look Up?

In the movie Don't Look Up (2021), China, India, and Russia joined forced to destroy the comet, but their base in Russia blew up before they could launch their rockets. Was the USA, BASH, or anyone ...
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Did Adam Sandler name the film 'Little Nicky' after the character in Twin Peaks?

In the year 2000, Adam Sandler, Tim Hirlihy an Steven Brill wrote the film 'Little Nicky', in which the title character was the son of the Devil. A character in the TV series Twin Peaks was also ...
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What is the last scene supposed to tell us?

At the end of Out of the Furnace, after Russell lethally shot DeGroat, much to Wesley's dismay, the last shot of the movie shows Russell sitting in his house at the table doing nothing: But I'm not ...
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Did Spider-Man filming halt so Tobey Maguire could bulk up?

Spider-Man 1 with Tobey Maguire tells the story of how Peter Parker acquired his abilities. Most of the time he is fully clothed. However, we are privy to at least one scene (the day he gets bit) ...
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Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Analysis, Interpretations and randomness

Tetsuo is an Experimental Movie released in 1989 by Japanese director Shin'ya Tsukamoto. The score of the movie was composed by Chu Ishikawa and is inspired by the german pioneer bands in experimental ...
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Why was Arwen given the credit of saving Frodo in the movie?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring portrays Arwen, daughter of Elrond, saving Frodo from the Riders and summoning the flood-waters. However the book says (which I am currently reading) ...
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What does "A dime on the vig" mean?

In Donnie Brasco (1997), Sonny Black speaks to electrolarynx Man, who try to sell Sergio Valentes: Sonny Black: I got a guy that's in the middle of this load of Sergio Valentes. Man: A dime on the ...
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What movies and which scenes are there where the villain tries to convince the hero to their side? [closed]

I am currently writing a book where the main antagonist sets up a meeting with the Protagonist to try and covertly convince him to join his plan and side. Kind of like in Sam Raimi's 1st spiderman ...
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Why was there a Superman monument?

I just don't get why a monument got built so fast for superman, who destroyed so much in collateral during his battle with Zod. 18 months after that battle, there's a monument dedicated to him while ...
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How did David know Walter's access codes?

Walter's security code is 31564-F. Here is a picture of him using it in the beginning of the film: At the end of Alien: Covenant, David enters the ship as Walter and makes a final log entry using ...
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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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Why does Euphoria never show Rue undressed?

Please don't get me wrong - I'm not fishing for nude photos of Zendaya (the actress playing Rue Bennett), but the TV series Euphoria is full of nudity, to the point where you could make a drinking ...
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Can we as an audience know whether Father Flynn is guilty in Doubt?

In the movie Doubt (2008), Father Flynn gets sent away from a Catholic school at the end of the movie because the principal is overwhelmed with circumstantial evidence that he might be guilty of moral ...
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Question about judaism vhs [closed]

This video came out in the 80’s. It was an introduction to Judaism. Starts with creation, goes on to discuss all the holidays. It featured a family explaining everything about Judaism. I believe ...
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What's the significance of this scene in The Signal (2014)?

Near the end of the 2014 movie The Signal, soldiers surround a house. Dr. Wallace Damon goes into the house wearing a hazmat suit, where he finds a man named James sitting in a chair with a shotgun. ...
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How does David Carmichael know who the killer is?

Near the end of the movie Zone 414 (2021), private detective David Carmichael confronts and tells him that he knows that he is the killer. But how does Carmichael know that? How did he figure it out?
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Tomatina scene in "We need to talk about Kevin" [duplicate]

What does this scene represent? Does it foreshadow the massacre? Or is it the mother being punished because of what her son did?
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Was the doctor's response influenced by Angela?

I just finished watching The Office and one thing that bugs me is that Dwight turns out to be the father of Phillip in the last season, even though a DNA test showed he was not the father. Has Angela ...
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Who decides precisely when a film will be released?

Who decides when a film is released? We know that the director and producer work in tandem, but who specifically, job role would be preferable here, decides precisely when a film will be released into ...

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