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Why the search for Childish Gambino?

In Yesterday (2019), Jack Malik is searching for some iconic performers when trying to understand what is going on after his accident. One of his searches is for Childish Gambino (= Donald Glover). ...
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Has a major film ever intentionally used live ammunition to film a scene?

I was imagining the other day that most war films and scenes are filmed with people faking shooting. Sometimes wars scenes are not even using blank rounds, like in Star Wars. This leads me to wonder ...
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What happens to Victor Creed after “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Jimmy (Wolverine) has a brother named Victor. Near the end of the film, Wolverine and Victor separate. The movie ends explaining how Wolverine lost his memory, how he got ...
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How did the Mosasaurus survive that long?

If (numerous) online sources are to be believed, the events of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom occur 3 years after the events of Jurassic World. Is there any explanation (in- or out-of-universe) as to ...
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Is there significance in this dialogue between Tony and his father?

In Avengers: Endgame, Tony has a conversation with his father. In it, his father mentions his wife is pregnant and Tony inquires about 'how far along is she?' Something about Tony's reactions in ...
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Why is Jimmy Carter “history's greatest monster”?

In one episode of The Simpsons, the town is unable to raise enough money to build a statue of Abraham Lincoln (due to Marge's unavailability to sell treats because of her incarceration) and so instead ...
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Interpretation of the ending of Being There

What is the meaning of the final scene of Being There, where Chance walks on the pond's surface? The film's Wikipedia page says something about a metaphor of Chance being seen as a messiah, but I don'...
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Do all the McBain clips in The Simpsons form a film when pieced together?

I was told before that all the McBain clips on The Simpsons, though they may seem independent, when pieced together actually make a full film where each clip follows on from the previous one. I've ...
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There is four separated lands of Lion Guard? [closed]

Do the lands means four separate regions such as PrideLands, Outlands, BackLands, and Snow Mountain. Though queen of the backlands has less power since leopards don't obey i wonder why.
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Why the tagline “It's nothing personal” for “Terminator 2”?

One of the taglines for Terminator 2: Judgement Day says "It's nothing personal". What is this referring to? I have watched the extended cut, but there seems to be no references to anything being ...
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Terminator timeline is strange [closed]

Why John Connor looked so different in terminator from 2009 and Genisys. Obviously they are not the same actor but that is so outlier that doesn't even make sense.
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Why did Kim do this in Parasite (2019)?

In Bong Joon-ho's Parasite (2019), lead character Kim Ki-taek (driver of Mr. Park) suddenly But in the entire movie, they have shown the Park family to have a good heart (though they are rich and ...
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What genre is The Shining?

I've heard people categorize it as a horror film, art film, thriller, even a black comedy. Which is it? Even my Film Studies professor was unsure.
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What genre describes “Fact or Fiction” shows, such as “Unsolved Mysteries” or “In Search Of”?

I am trying to categorize some media and I am having trouble finding a name for shows that mix documentary / investigatory style with (openly) fictional / pseudo-scientific / speculative content. The ...
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Why isn't “Star Trek: Picard” shot in wide-screen 16:9?

We watch Star Trek: Picard in our film room on a nice modern UHD TV. I just noticed there is a thick black bar top and bottom of screen implying it's shot in a wider, cinematic format. Is this ...
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Did Cliff Booth really do this?

In the movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood they just talk about the rumours of Cliff (Brad Pitt) killing his wife. Did he really do that? Nothing can be inferred from his character as he was ...
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What does Horse Girl want to express? [closed]

Some facts: (1) There is her horse (2) The title contains "horse" (3) There is her friend that get brain damage after falling off a horse (4) Finally, she takes the house out and gone. There ...
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How did they get the entrapped testicles shot in Something About Mary?

In the 1998 comedy "There's Something About Mary" there is a scene in which the prom date gets his testicles entrapped in his zipper and this mess is briefly shown as an inserted still frame. How did ...
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Is it a blooper that Rambo raises only two horses on his farm? [closed]

In Rambo: Last Blood, only two horses are seen on his farm. No cows and no sheep. Can a farm be run this way? Is Rambo, a retired old man, so rich that he pays all the taxes and expenses to keep two ...
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Why didn't The Wellingtons record the revised Gilligan's Island theme song?

The original version of the Gilligan's Island theme song was recorded by The Wellingtons. According to "Here on Gilligan's Isle", the second (and third) season version of the song was performed by a ...
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What happened to the German Panther that the British failed to PIAT twice? [closed]

In 1:50:04/2:56:12 of A Bridge Too Far, the British fired two PIAT rockets at a German Panther (portrayed by a Leopard I) but missed. It continues on the road.
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Why did British officers just stand and cheer, while a lone lad was shot in the back trying to fetch an airdrop? [closed]

I don't understand 1:55:14/2:56:12 of A Bridge Too Far (1977). I quote this script: He'll never make it. Those bleeding snipers will get him. Come back! Come on, Ginger mate. - He'll never ...
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Why didn't Maj Gen Urquhart and his men silence their semi-automatic pistols? [closed]

In 1:27:04/2:56:12 of A Bridge Too Far (1977), why didn't Maj Gen Roy Urquhart and his few men silence his pistols that they did fire, when they're undeniably trying to dodge Germans? Were they behind ...
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Music in James Bond

In addition to the more familiar James Bond tune, there was also a piece of music that was played numerous times throughout the early movies then abruptly stopped. Anyone know why? The music is ...
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Why did the Philippines fall out of favor in the early 1970's for low budget film production aimed at the US?

The Philippines were a haven for budget film production by filmmakers such as Roger Corman in the late 1950s through to the early 1970's - what was the cause of the demise of a pretty steady pipeline ...
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How did Ki-taek know that his son Ki-woo would decode the morse?

In the movie Parasite, when Ki-taek ties up Geun-se in the basement, he struggles to get free and attempts passing morse code to Da-song, during which he says something similar on the lines of "at ...
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Skylars white's reflection in microwave oven in her last scene in the finale of Breaking Bad?

In the last scene of Breaking Bad between Walt and Skylar, her reflection is seen in the window of the microwave oven. (It looks to me like it was added as an effect.) Did any of the writers ...
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How does the Joker (2019) fit into the established Batman timeline?

In the new Joker movie the Joker is about 45 years old (based on appearance and Joaquin Phoenix's real age). In one scene in the movie it is shown how Thomas and Martha Wayne die. So, given that ...
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What happened to Bob and what is his relation to the plot?

I watched Prisoners but I didn't fully understand Bob Taylor. Why is he so obsessed with mazes and what are those boxes full of snakes? Also, why did he buy children clothes and steal Joy's and Anna's?...
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Meaning of the 'single white lighting bolt on black background' symbol in JoJo Rabbit?

There were two different 'single lightning bolt' symbols. The first on is a badge awarded within the hitlerjugend afaik: The second one has different colors and is portrayed on a flag. What's its ...
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Did Col. Landa actually recognize Shosanna?

In the first part of Inglourious Basterds, Colonel Landa kills Shosanna's family and she escapes. He is known as the Jew Hunter and never lets any Jews escape him. Later when he meets her under her ...
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Why did he visit the gift shop?

A guy came into the gift shop where Mildred was working and spoke with her about maybe being the person who murdered her daughter. Later, he But why did he came into the gift shop and say such things?...
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What did Mikael discover about the parade photos?

In the 2011 American version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, when Mikael is first looking on his computer through all the different parade photos; he notices something that seems important... you ...
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A question about The Prestige [duplicate]

Assuming Bale twin #1 is the bad-ish one who ties the fatal knot and twin #2 is the meek and gentler one and that Angier met twin #2 both the times when he wanted to know which knot had been tied, why ...
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Why did The Dude hate The Eagles so much?

The movie The Big Lebowski from 1998 portrays "The Dude" played by Jeff Bridges as an avid fan of the band Creedence Clearwater Revival. There is a scene later in the movie where The Dude gets upset ...
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Trying to find a movie I watched a few years back [closed]

I watched this movie a few years back maybe 5 to 7 years ago with my dad. All I can remember either they were able to slow down time when they wanted to or it just happened during this gun fight scene ...
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Why did Michael Corleone only kill Carlo in the car?

In The Godfather, Michael Corleone meets with Carlo, and tells him that he would be sent to Las Vegas and kicked out of the family for his involvement with another family. Carlo gets into a car that ...
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Where was the picnic/fishing scene in the movie “Three Billboards…” filmed?

I recently watched the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and what a fantastic movie. There's a scene in the movie where Woody Harrelson, his wife, and kids go out for a picnic and camp ...
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Was any reason given for Anne Willoughby's foreign accent in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”?

In "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", William Willoughby's wife Anne speaks with an obviously foreign accent, and foreign to North America, not just to Missouri. Was any explanation of her ...
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Why does Simba get respect from animals of Pride Lands even when he eats them?

Simba, as a lion, eats the other animals of the pride lands but they still respect him. I understand it's the circle of life, but what is the explanation in this story? If lions eat warthogs, will ...
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Was the story of Little Women only happening in Jo's book?

I recently saw the new 2019 movie, Little Women. There is this part at the beginning and at the end, where Jo is meeting this book publisher Churchill-like character about publishing her book. I feel ...
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Lion Guard has talk about the circle of life many times compared to the movie itself? [closed]

But I still don't understand, why animals like zebra leader named Thruston who refused to be accepted to get eaten while he said his kind is quite delicious. Though he still doesn't want to get eaten ...
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From which book is the backstory of Yennefer taken?

In the games of The Witcher series Yennefer meets Geralt for curing of Dandelion who was harmed by the Jinn, but in the Netflix series we see a proper back story of Yennefer and her childhood and ...
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Jenny Curran's cause of death; wouldn't both Forrest and little Forrest have it also?

If the consensus on Jenny Curran's death in Forrest Gump is HIV or Hep C, wouldn't both Forrest and little Forrest have it also? It doesn't seem feasible to me that she could have had either one of ...
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“Give my love to the sunrise”

In the climax to "The Lady from Shanghai" (1947), the heroine says "give my love to the sunrise" as she lays dying. Was this line original to the movie, or was there an inspiration for it?
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What does the arrow hit in the end of The Head Hunter?

In the end of the movie The Head Hunter, what does that arrow hit? We know it was supposed to carry souls to the afterlife, and it appears that it should have been his daughter's soul. Does that ...
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AGT contestant expenses

On the America's Got Talent (AGT) show, contestants that make it past the initial auditions held in various across the US are invited to perform in Las Vegas. All of those shows are taped and ...
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Why can't the smoke monster get over the fences?

In S03E12 of Lost, "Par Avion", Kate, Locke, Sayid and Danielle bypassed a sonic fence by going over it using a tree. But in S03E15, "Left Behind", the smoke monster is not able to bypass it. It ...
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Movie recording certificate?

I am watching The Lady from Shanghai (1947) and in opening the credits at the bottom of one of the pages it reads: [mp A/A]   Western Electric RECORDING   [I.A.T.S.E.]  &...
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Lion King as Simba is friends with two herbivores why be friends since he still eat meat? [duplicate]

Lion King as Simba is friends with two herbivores why be friends since he still eats meat? His subjects will still eat meat such as prey of antelopes In Lion guard, the series does show Simba hunts ...

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