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During the devastating events in Margin Call there is a conversation between Will and Eric Dale whom Will has come to convince into returning to the company after having previously been fired. Eric ex …
asked Feb 8 '15 by Napoleon Wilson
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This quote is from the beginning of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, when Bilbo first meets Gandalf (a character much similar to Dumbledore in looks and demeanor) in front of his house: Bilbo: G …
answered May 22 '14 by Napoleon Wilson
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You are right that there is a bit more to it, however, not a deep foreshadowing either, but just a little friendly joke (for lack of a better term). First of all, the Camerlengo doesn't specifically …
answered Jan 8 '16 by Napoleon Wilson
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During James Delaney's first negotation with the East India Company in Taboo S01E01 he, upon their pressing him to sell Nootka Sound to them, tells them rather straight what he thinks about the EIC: …
asked Aug 18 '17 by Napoleon Wilson
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It was a simple wordplay. He took a very famous and often used phrase (that you correctly identified in your question) and made it, well, stranger. This is just the Joker's kind of humour, especially …
answered Mar 12 '14 by Napoleon Wilson
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This, like many things in the show, is a reference to American culture, which might be why you didn't completely get it immediately. Eating fried chicken is pretty much a racial stereotype for Africa …
answered Apr 22 by Napoleon Wilson
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First of all, Wikipedia says that the word "Jap" has not always come with a neccessarily bad connotation but rather developed this way during WWII. So there might be a chance Nullah wasn't entirely ac …
answered Feb 21 '14 by Napoleon Wilson
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/start. It isn't just that dialogue from Mycroft that leads Sherlock to realize the true nature of the situation, but the whole context of events. …
answered Dec 7 '13 by Napoleon Wilson
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At the end of The Seven-Per-Cent Solution we learn that Holmes's obsession with Moriarty comes from his suppressed childhood memory of Moriarty's affair with Holmes's mother when he was his teacher (a …
asked Dec 15 '13 by Napoleon Wilson
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During Yusuf's recruiting for the Inception he's about to show Cobb and the others how his special sedatives work in practice. But right before showing them he hesitates for a short moment: Yusuf: …
asked Jul 27 '14 by Napoleon Wilson
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In addition to the other interesting answers, I'd like to emphasize the meaning of "Chinatown" in that quote a bit more. The impression I got, especially when Jake's past as a Chinatown cop is mention …
answered Jun 25 '13 by Napoleon Wilson
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After Stephen got shot by Diamond Dog's men right in front of his Brother Bloom he reveals to him that it was only fake blood and he pulled of the ultimate con. He says farewell to Bloom, that he shou …
asked May 5 '14 by Napoleon Wilson
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William Friedkin's The Hunted is introduced by a quote spoken by Johnny Cash, in which he gives an interesting rendition of the classic Judeo-Christian tale of Abraham's sacrifice: God said to Abr …
asked Jun 14 '15 by Napoleon Wilson
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At the end of the Breaking Bad episode "Hazard Pay" (S05E03), Walt is very upset about the financial outcome they get from their first new batch of meth, especially Mike's "legacy cost". He talks abou …
asked Oct 20 '14 by Napoleon Wilson
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During the 1991 version of Cape Fear Max Cady repeatedly insults his opponents as "white", as if to make a distinction between them and himself. This always confused me a little, since ethnically he i …
asked Sep 8 by Napoleon Wilson

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