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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is Nora's quip about the Sullivan Act funny?

In The Thin Man (1934) at one point, a policeman confronts Nora who he finds in possession of a firearm, and says “Do you have a licence to keep a gun? Haven’t you heard of the Sullivan Act?” To which ...
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Leitmotifs in "revival era" Doctor Who

In the "revival era" (2005-) Doctor Who, there are a number of leitmotifs assigned to various characters and adversaries, typically recognizable within a few bars/seconds, of which I know: ...
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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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