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What is the meaning of the line “This mustn't register on an emotional level”?

In the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes during the bare fist fight scene early on in the movie, Sherlock tries to leave the fight after but is then humiliated by his opponent who spits at him. He then ...
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What is the reason that Obi-Wan lied to Luke by telling him that Darth Vader killed his father?

In the Star Wars movie A New Hope (1977), when Luke meets Obi-Wan in the first time, Obi-Wan takes luke to his home. Then Luke and Obi-Wan have the below conversation: LUKE SKYWALKER - How ...
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Why didn't Darth Vader just use the force to choke and throw Darth Sidious into the electric core?

I am very confused because in the Star Wars movie where Luke goes go up against Darth Sidious: Darth Vader was killed by Darth Sidious's electricity power than the ...
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Does Vince Gilligan make an appearance in Breaking Bad? [on hold]

If so, when? I know some producers, directors, etc, like to appear in their shows and movies.
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What is the purpose behind “wax on, wax off” in Karate Kid?

In The Karate Kid, his first lesson is cleaning and waxing his masters car. His master tells him to "wax on, wax off". Is the purpose of this simply to teach him the value of hard work?
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Did the Trolls and Kristoff know/remember Anna?

In the Disney animated movie Frozen, when Anna was still young she was struck accidentally by Elsa with her Frost powers and froze Anna's heart. Anna was brought to the Trolls by her parents to heal ...
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In the end of Gattaca, Dr. Lamar calls Vincent by his true name. How did he know Vincent's name?

It doesn't show Vincent's name on the ID card after Lamar tested the urine sample of Vincent/Jermone:
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Before El Camino, has it been established that Jesse Pinkman graduated high school?

I'm asking in the context of this dialogue in El Camino between Walt and Jesse: Walt: First step, get your GED, that's no problem. Jesse: What do I need a GED for? I got my diploma. Walt: Oh. ...
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Has Cobra Kai broken the canon of the Karate Kid movies/1989 series at all (or was it already broken)?

As I'm watching the Cobra Kai series, I'm in awe with how phenomenal the series is in regards to inverting the conflict of the movies, while keeping true to the canon of those movies almost precisely. ...
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Why is Oogie Boogie associated with gambling?

A lot of The Nightmare Before Christmas references different ideas in folklore - for example, Sally tells the future by blowing on a dandelion clock, and of course all the monsters are based on ...
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Is there a symbolic meaning behind the Spiral Hill in The Nightmare Before Christmas?

In The Nightmare Before Christmas, there is very prominent location inside the film where a major event happens. Jack expresses his boredom: Sally expresses her feelings: Sally and Jack reunite: ...
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What is the moral or message of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”?

What is the moral or message of "The Nightmare Before Christmas"?
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Why did Grima shed a tear?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers there is a scene where Saruman and Grima stand on the balcony of Orthanc, the black, impenetrable tower of Isengard. Saruman shows his army to Grima for the ...
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What happened to Rosie Betzler?

Why did Rosie Betzler (Scarlett Johansson's character) commit suicide in the movie JoJoRabbit? She had many responsibilities in that movie. No clear reason or clue was given, except that one scene ...
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Why does Wonder Woman say “goodbye brother” to Ares?

When Ares reveals himself to Diana in Wonder Woman, just after she finds out that her sword is powerless against him, he says "Oh my dear child". Then, Diana tells him: Goodbye brother. before ...
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Why is Samaritan smarter than the Machine?

I am watching Person of Interest season 4, episode 10 -- The Cold War, where Samaritan beat the Machine. Why can Samaritan do things that the Machine can't? Why must Finch, Root, Reese, Shaw and ...
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How did Ray cut his head?

In Netflix's Fractured (2019), Ray wakes up in the waiting room with a new cut at the top of his forehead, which has been covered by a plaster. He didn't have it when he arrived at the hospital and ...
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What is the origin of the cat jump scare?

It has become cliche for horror movies to be full of false jump-scares, probably the most common example being that of a cat jumping out of the darkness and running away. There is even a cat scare ...
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Are they real in the movie Revolver?

Are Zack and Avi real in the movie Revolver or are they Mr.Green's imagination?
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Seinfeld. Who is Jerry Pershek (Pachyderm)?

In Seinfeld's 80th episode, The Stand-In (this is the one where Elaine's boyfriend takes "it"..."out"), George is dating a woman named Daphne. Daphne is too clingy for George's tastes. She memorably ...
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Did Wonder Woman kill Ares?

In the conflict scene between Wonder Woman and Ares we are left feeling that she has defeated him. However, all we really know is that Ares is no longer around and there is a rather large crater where ...
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How is she re-born?

In the movie Maleficent - Mistress of Evil, Maleficent is killed by Ingrith's iron attack. However, we see her rising from ashes like a phoenix. I understand she can do that since she is a direct ...
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The pretending to be sister scene in JojoRabbit

I watched the screening of JoJoRabbit, The director Taika Waititi gave a brief introduction about what inspired him to make the movie. It was something about a book which is a real-life story. In the ...
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Why does Bane's stock exchange robbery actually work to bankrupt Bruce Wayne?

In the movie The Dark Knight Rises, Bane robs the Gotham City Stock Exchange, more specifically with the purpose of bankrupting Bruce Wayne. What I don't understand and feels like a plot hole to me: ...
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Why is there so much ominous music in There Will Be Blood?

I see there are many questions about this movie. Forgive me if this one has already been answered, I tried looking through the other questions. Why is there so much ominous music in There Will Be ...
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What explains the changes to history other than the oblivion of the Beatles?

In the Yesterday Movie, a miracle somehow consigns the Beatles to oblivion. But it also produces several other changes that are mentioned in the movie without much explanation. Cigarette smoking seems ...
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Does Vision have AI capabilities like Ultron?

As seen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ultron had all the abilities of an AI. Going into the internet, absorbing all of human history, creating "copies" of himself in other robot bodies, etc. Why hasn't ...
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In The Dirty Dozen is this scene a set up by the officers?

In The Dirty Dozen, there's a scene where Col. Everett Dasher Breed, played by Robert Ryan, tries to take over command of the Dirty Dozen's operation from Maj. John Reisman [Lee Marvin]. In the end ...
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Pretending to be an FBI profiler in Resurrection

In Resurrection (1999), the serial killer successfully pretends to be an FBI profiler and gets access to all the information the police has about his murderers. Later, the police finds that he is not ...
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Is it possible that Arthur Fleck is not the real Joker? [duplicate]

Joker traces the origin story of Arthur Fleck, a troubled man (mentally, financially, and in several other ways) who goes into a downward spiral and emerges as a maniacal killer. My question: is ...
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What year is Geostorm set?

In Geostorm, the intro specifies that storms and cataclysms started in 2019, then the 17 nations build a system of climate-controlling satellites called "Dutch Boy" and 3 years later the story begins. ...
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Teachers - death of characters

In the tv programme Teachers, season 4 episode 1 has some of the characters visiting the graves of 3 characters from the previous 3 seasons. In the synopsis on imdb it says they died in a car crash. ...
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Was Thanos really committed or just a hypocrite?

The title is extremely vague, because this question contains HEAVY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, specifically the very last scenes of the movie. I can't reasonably put the entire question in ...
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What's the status of the Thornhill corporation?

Spoilers for the whole show! In Person of Interest, near the end of season 2, the Machine forms and uses the Thornhill persona and the Thornhill Corporation, which manages a workaround for the ...
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How did Stritzke take the cash?

In the series The Lost Room, Harold Stritzke has the comb. The comb enables the user to pause time. When time is paused it's made clear that the owner of the comb cannot effect people/objects that are ...
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Was Joker just a big dream Arthur was having?

So I noticed something while watching the movie and later saw online that a few people noticed it too. During multiple instances in the movie, the wall clock shows the same time. Around 11:11. ...
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Who voiced Goo man in “Let Them Eat Goo”?

Who does the voice-acting of Goo man in South Park episode "Let Them Eat Goo"? Goo man character is built on Daniel Plainview from "There will be Blood", acted by Daniel-Day Lewis. The voice can be ...
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Why the apocalypse must be human made?

In the Preacher series, God and The Grail organisation are working on bringing the apocalypse. But even while God keeps saying that "he could do it at any time by himself" (he has done it with ...
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When and how did Dwight and Angela actually start their affair?

In the office (US) Dwight and Angela had a secret at first relationship which was later revealed to the entire office. While they were shown to be greatly involved in their 'romance' it was never ...
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Cartoon movie where a boy travels to another world [on hold]

A boy goes to an another world initially his relationship is not good with princess of that area and later falls in love with the princess. He then helps them to fight with the villain. And he is ...
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Is it possible that a human can survive after a chestburster came out?

As per Wikipedia: The "Alien" (colloquial: "Xenomorph"; binomial: Internecivus raptus ["murderous thief"]) is a fictional endoparasitoid extraterrestrial species that is the eponymous ...
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Does the DM Scranton office have more than one exit?

In U.S. adaptation of The Office, we typically see Dunder-Mifflin Scranton employees/guests walking in and out of the main front door across from the receptionist's desk to enter/exit the office. ...
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What does the scene where Walter and Jesse meet in a cafe mean?

What does the scene where Walter White and Jesse Pinkman meet in a cafe mean in El Camino: A Breaking Bad movie? In that scene Walter White and Jesse Pinkman are having a discussion where Walt asks ...
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Why didn't Spinel find out about Rose Quartz before the broadcast?

In Steven Universe: the Movie, Spinel is clueless about Pink's abandonment until the message. However, the Diamonds definitely knew about Spinel, and Pink's shattering wasn't a secret, so why didn't ...
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In what year is The Art of Self-Defense set?

The Art of Self-Defense seems to be set in a period before Internet usage became widespread. We see characters using a CRT monitor, a bulky camcorder, VHS tapes, buying and using audio CDs, and ...
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Do all dead people have magic abilities?

In Beetlejuice (1988), we see Beetlejuice use all sorts of magic from changing his clothes to becoming a snake to sending people to Saturn. Do all dead people get magic abilities or is he special in ...
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What film has been remade the most? [duplicate]

I recently came to learn that Brewster's Millions (1985) with Richard Pryor, is only one of 13 versions adapted from the 1902 book. What film has the most versions?
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What is the significance of “C-12” in In The Line Of Fire?

Mitch Leary's file is classified in In The Line Of Fire (1993, written by Jeff Maguire) as "C-12". What is the meaning/significance of "C-12"? I imagine it could be a reference to Majestic 12 (a bit ...
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Why did the police not show up at Brett's apartment during the shootout?

In early scenes of Pulp Fiction, Vince and Jules are in Brett's Apartment to confront him. as Jules gets aggressive, he shouts at everyone in the apartment loud and clear and then shoots the guy on ...
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Why did the film “Yesterday” not feature any music written or sung by Ringo?

In the film "Yesterday", Jack Malik does a reasonable job of singing many Beatles songs, even altering his voice to match the original singer. But surprisingly, none of the songs were written or ...

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