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It's fairly standard movie shorthand for "This is my boring life. I do the same things every day, every week." …until… It tells you a lot about his life in a quick shorthand way. He has a dull job as something to do with figures at an industrial factory. He has scheduling issues - he can't remember to take out the garbage in time. His wife and ...


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As explained here: This plays almost like a glitch and goes unexplained until later in the special when a sketch plays out with Burnham as a Twitch streamer who is testing out a game called "INSIDE" (in which the player has to have a Bo Burnham video game character do things like cry, play the piano, and find a flashlight in order to complete ...


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Surprise role-reversal I agree with commenters that you're probably reading too much into this. Not every line of dialogue is pregnant with some deeply-layered meaning. Sometimes a sociopathic murder and a line of superficial wordplay is... just a cigar. But, if you are desperate to find something here, I suppose role-reversal works in a pinch. SPOILER ...


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It's just a mistake by the screenwriter (Michael Waldron) who doesn't understand what a gambit is. The word that should have been used is dilemma which is a choice between two bad alternatives.


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Emma Brockes of the Guardian suggests that Mary's refusal to acknowledge her own magical actions (a policy she continues in Mary Poppins Returns) has an educational purpose for the children. What is it she teaches the children? Empathy; mindfulness; a sneaky determination to win (at the horse race). Tidiness. Not to gush. Not to worry, overly, about whether ...


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While not directly answering your question, Sam Mendes mentions in an interview with CTV that when filming the shots surrounding the hand being cut in the barbed wire, he wanted to viewer to be immersed as possible in the experiences of the characters. This can be interpreted to mean in this context, that Schofield crossing into no man's land was a very real ...


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