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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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What does "five" mean?

At a restaurant, Sonny asks a man, who played a poker game: Sonny Black: Fucking booths. $200 in action and what we have we got, five? Man: We're taking a beating again this week, Sonny. What does &...
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What was the second telegram Abigail Fix wanted to send?

In Around The World in Eighty Days Episode Seven, Abigail Fix tries to send two telegraphic messages. The first is to her father, reassuring him that she is alive and well. The second cannot be sent ...
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Are these two sentences related?

In The King's Man (2021), Orlando, Duke of Oxford says to his son Conrad We are Oxfords, not <I could not hear the word, something like "rogues"> Is there any link with the Oxfords, ...
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Why do they censor brand names out of movies? [duplicate]

In a lot of movies there are recognizable stores and places that seem to get censored out of the film. So, for example, in The Equalizer (2014), the main character works at a big box hardware store ...
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Does Junior perceive he is being condescended to/not taken seriously as boss?

I have been watching old clips and it is explicitly stated that Tony gave his uncle the boss position to deflect attention from himself. There is more than one time when it seems pretty clear that ...
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Do crew members require a special contract to appear on screen? (are they actors?)

Shows like the old Amanda show, more recently Late Night with Seth Meyers have segments where the camera/cue/etc crew members interact on screen. Do these members likely have special contracts/...
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Who are the soldiers Abuela & Pedro are fleeing?

In Encanto, the Madrigal family begin their magical adventure during an escape from soldiers during which Pedro is killed to allow Abuela Alma to escape. Who are those soldiers? Are they based on a ...
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What is a "censorship visa"?

While perusing the trivia notes of movies on IMDB, I occasionally see something like the following (from Sabrina (1995)): Italian censorship visa # 90717 delivered on 29 February 1996. Most of the ...
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Climax of the film Encanto

Does Mirabel get special powers at the end of the film Encanto? How does everyone get their powers back even after the candle is gone. The candle is the source of the miracles and the house. But soon ...
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Is it public knowledge that the Avengers went back in time?

After the events of Avengers: Infinity War (and then once more after Avengers: Endgame), a lot of people became very interested in Thanos, and very quickly. Even as far back as Spider-Man: Far From ...
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How did the Kid die in the Matrix but not in the real world?

This is regarding Kid's Story from Animatrix. I thought if you died in the Matrix, that you also died in the real world. How did the Kid die in the matrix but not in the real world? Is this somehow ...
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What became of John Wick's Ford Mustang?

In John Wick (2014), he's the owner of a Ford Mustang Boss 429: At the beginning of John Wick: Chapter 2, he went to retrieve the Mustang. And since it got a little roughed up during retrieval, he ...
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Is it realistic for so many planets to have breathable atmospheres?

Lost In Space showed many planets as having breathable oxygen in their atmospheres. How realistic is it for all these planets to have breathable atmospheres?
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What were templars looking for in Jerusalem in Da Vinci Code?

In Da Vinci Code movie, it is explained that the Templars, formed by the Priory of Sion, wanted to take Jerusalem to find the Holy Grail, and apparently found it there (since they stopped searching ...
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Why is Noomi’s character on The Trip subtitled

In Tommy Wirkola’s The Trip on Netflix, when the audio is set to Norwegian, Noomi Rapace’s dialogue gets subtitles but not the other character’s dialogue. Note that I have subtitles set to “off”.
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How did Kurt Caldwell find out what happened to his son?

How could Kurt Caldwell know it was Dexter who killed his son based on the ashes and the metal plate in his son's body? Sure he could have found out his son was murdered, but how did he come to the ...
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In "A Clockwork Orange", how did those two evil, grossly criminal "droogs" get to become police officers?

Something that has always confused me about the story is this. The "post-corrective advisor" refers to "certain friends of Alex", so he clearly knows that they are a gang and up to ...
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What was written in John's Original letter to Amanda?

In Saw III, Hoffman changes John's letter for Amanda with his own. Which in a way made Amanda do something which made her fail John's test. But do we ever get any hint in any sequel/novelization or ...
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Why did Vail allow Thomas to testify?

In the movie Primal Fear, the prosecution calls Thomas Goodman to to testify and upon Vail's objection, the judge gives Vail the option to decide whether he wants his investigator to testify or not. ...
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At the end of The Lost Daughter, is Leda alive or has she died?

In the opening scene of The Lost Daughter (Netflix), Leda collapses at night on the beach. So it shouldn't be a surprise to see that towards the end of the film, Leda collapses on the beach. ...
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Who put the bounty on Fennec Shand?

In The Mandalorian episode 1.05 (Chapter 5, The Gunslinger), Din Djarin goes to look for bounty guild work in Mos Eisley on the planet Tatooine, to pay for repairs he needs for his ship. At a local ...
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Why does Dakuan use this specific poison in Ninja Scroll?

In the movie Ninja Scroll (1993), Dakuan (the little old man) poisons Jubei to force him to help his plans. Later it is revealed that the poison can be cured only by the poison that is in Kagero (the ...
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How did the Robot learn where Alpha Centauri is?

In Season 2 Episode 10, nobody knows where they are or how to get to Alpha Centauri. Their only breadcrumb is a radio signature that they assume is from a Jupiter. However, ... Later, in Season 3 ...
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Was this theme from Lohengrin ever used for a Superman show?

I have a mental association between the Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin by Richard Wagner (particularly the horns which come in at 0:25 in the linked YouTube) and the George Reeves Superman shows, as ...
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How is this person alive in The Matrix Resurrections?

Sati parents were killed by The Analyst for her father betrayal. Sati was supposed to be killed too but she was rescued by one of the machines (I forgot name). After that ... she was back in Matrix ...
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Why didn't Margaret mention Ian's attempt to kill her

In A Very British Scandal, in court, very much is made of Margaret's infidelity as being the cause of the divorce, and she accuses Ian (though without evidence) of having an affair of his own. However,...
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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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How did Susan understand who Joe Black was?

At the ending of Meet Joe Black - how did Susan understand that Joe Black was Death, and that the guy she met at the coffee shop had actually died, and has now returned, by being swapped with Death?
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Will I miss anything by not watching The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions?

I think I'd like to check out The Matrix Resurrections in the theatre. I watched the original when it came out in 1999, and the new one seems to have a lot of similar elements to it. I never watched ...
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Did Kleinfeld steal from a client?

In a scene in Carlito's Way, the lawyer Kleinfeld is confronted by a gangster client doing time on Riker's Island- it seems this mob boss entrusted Kleinfeld with a million dollars that were supposed ...
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What was deal between Nava and Gallardo in E4 S4?

Rafa and his girlfirend carried out a kidnapping and teh Minister of Education wanted to get Rafas head. Gallardo tried to negotiate and asked DFS (Nava) for help. Nava told him he could help him, if ...
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What happens to the old guy sharing the car with Samantha after the crash?

Early in The Long Kiss Goodnight, Samantha Caine is suffering from amnesia and doesn't remember her past beyond 8 years ago. We see some establishing scenes of her new life. In one we see her at a ...
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What is the yellow bag with black letters on the back of Dade's door?

In the movie Hackers, in at least one scene in Dade's bedroom (when The Plague is threatening him) you can see a yellow bag (possibly a laundry bag) with some black writing and a logo on it hanging on ...
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Is "Don't Look Up" allegorical commentary on the world's response to current events?

While reading Is the science in "Don't Look Up" realistic? and wondering if this movie was intended to make a point, I had the question whether this movie is meant to allegorically ...
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Kingsman Golden Circle plot point [duplicate]

In Kingsman Golden Circle (2017) we learn that and although at times he is disoriented, What action alerted him to be able to inform Eggsy?
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How can Beth call in sick for school when she is a national celebrity?

In episode 3 of The Queen's Gambit, Beth and her adoptive mother travel the country to compete in many chess tournaments. During their travels, Beth is acquiring more and more fame all the while she ...
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What is the significance of these colors in Witcher season 2?

In The Witcher season 2 the main antagonist Voleth Meir appears in dreams to only three people, Yennefer, Fringilla, and Francesca. The first appearance in dreams is in the form of hooded and robed ...
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Stanley Kubrick's view on the structure of a film

I have had the impression, for now quite some time, that I once read Stanley Kubrick said something along the following lines: A film is only made of five to seven critical moments, and that is what ...
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Were the people in 'The Office' paid to be in the documentary?

In The Office, the workers seem remarkably willing to allow the documentary crew to follow them even to places outside of work (from Michael's improv class to the christening of Jim and Pam's child). ...
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Why did Ji-un not realize Hwi's secret?

In The King's Affection, Ji-un seemingly does not realize that Yi Hwi is a woman and even after this, had to be told (!!!) some time later that However, Ji-un had known Hwi when they were both ...
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Why did this character lose his power at the end?

Near the end of The Matrix Resurrections, The Analyst lost his ability to manipulate time, a power we saw in earlier scenes where Neo was completely helpless. Why did that ability go? Is it because ...
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What is the Merovingian referring to by "C*ck-me-climatey-Wiki-piss-and-sh*t"?

In The Matrix Resurrections (2021), Neo and company were confronted by Smith, the Merovingian, and other exile programs. As they engaged in combat, the Merovingian ranted about the current state of ...
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In Squid Game, how did they guarantee a winner for the glass bridge "game"?

So I'm re-watching Squid Game and I'm trying to figure out something with the glass bridge sub-game. How did they know that someone would survive the sub-game? At that point of the series/episodes, ...
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What did Noodles' tip to the police change?

In Once Upon a Time in America, Noodles informs the police about a routine booze crime operation that the band was about to do. He does so to save Max from getting killed when doing another crime Max ...
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Which movie adaptation of A Christmas Carol is most faithful to the novella?

There are many movie (and indeed TV) adaptations of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, and many reasons to enjoy them for their own interpretation of the story. But which version can be considered as ...
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How was Peter a.k.a. spiderman able to move his hands in his astral form?

At one point in the film, Spider-Man and Doctor Strange fight over the spell box that has the ability to send all of the multiverse villains back to their respective timelines. However, at one point ...
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What is the longest available version of Once Upon a Time in America?

According to Wikipedia, the longest available version of Once Upon a Time in America is the restored 251-minute one, released in 2012. It was reportedly restored in a 269-minute version, but was then ...
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What's the medical ankle bracelet used for?

In the short film 911 by Lady Gaga, an accident is portrayed from the perspective of an unconscious victim in a near-death/dream scenario. In the end, the victim awakes and we learn what's actually ...
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Why did Bharat refuse Raina’s marriage proposal?

In Bharat, the titular character falls in love with Kumud Raina (“Miss Sir”), who proposes to him publicly. However, Bharat refuses and instead they have what he describes as “probably the first live-...

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