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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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I know this is very old but I was considering it recently whilst watching. My thought is that baby prides himself on his range of music knowledge, and this is a way for the plot to show that Deborah is also really into music, so much so that she knows the correct pronunciation of the name. May be wrong but that's how i see it, because after this point they ...


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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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Anakin was loyal to the government that would become the First Order. He was specifically loyal to Coruscant and it's leader. Anakin believed that Coruscant and it's assets were more strong and superior than other organizations of law. Palpatine convinced Anakin that the Old Order and the New Order were the same entity. So when Anakin told Padme that he ...


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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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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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