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Death is Powerful Motivator When Obi-Wan says this line, it's because he believes that Luke witnessing a new mentor's death would push Luke to become the Jedi he needs in order to confront and hopefully save his father and the Galaxy. But this line of thought (striking down in order to motivate) appears in each first film, in each Skywalker Saga trilogy (A ...


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China and India share a border and fought a border war. In the Boxer Rebellion of 1899-1901 the "Boxers", a Chinese nationalist group, attacked foreigners in China. The Chinese government supported them. A bunch of foreign countries joined forces to Invade China and defeat the "Boxers" and the Chinese army. The Eight Nation Alliance against the Boxers and ...


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In the first line, Chris is saying that Marquis committed murder and arson to give himself the opportunity to escape. "A run for the trees" means the run you make when you escape somewhere and are trying to reach concealment, as in the woods. "I made them trees," is Marquis saying "Well, my plan succeeded. Because I did escape." In other words, "I made ...


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he sure does not seem like the kind of guy who would have watched insipid sitcoms as a kid So you are telling me that you are able to divine exactly which shows and movies I have watched in the 31 years of my life by meeting me today? Without fail? I know quotes from movies I don't like, or movies I never watched. I could quote half of The Princess Bride ...


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There used to be (and maybe still are) pay scales where you put in a penny (years ago -- probably a quarter now) and stand on the scale. You would get your weight and a fortune (like those from a fortune cookie). The machines would like have advertised using this slogan, like a sign on the machine. So the gunman is saying, It's up to you to decide whether ...


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It's unclear but it seems that this may just have been Billy Crystal ad-libbing a few words. Certainly the original book by William Goldman has nothing and the same is true in his screenplay adaptation. “Humiliations galore,” Inigo said. “Now that’s what I call a worth-while reason,” Miracle Max said. “Give me the sixty-five; I’m on the case.” ...


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Here is a good article that explains why shows in general have become more comfortable with the usage of that specific expletive. just a note, use of swear words in quotes have been censored, some people are not comfortable with them, and as censoring swear words did not alter the meaning of this article, I censored it for those not comfortable with them. ...


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Sometimes I think it is used in an almost mocking way - soothing a victim like a parent would to a child, a bit like saying "who's the daddy now". This is my interpretation of the Saving Private Ryan scene - the German has gone from the squad's prisoner to physically over powering and killing one of its members. He is revelling in how the tables have ...


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I believe Delphine tells Lorraine that she (Delphine) was following Lorraine for Percival. Lorraine was no surprised or suspicious of Delphine when she found the wire in her coat. Instead, she said Percival had set them both up.


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My late mother (she passed away at the age of 34 in 73) was good friends with and worked with Pamela McCarthy at Polydor Records in Manchester in the late 60s. Pam began modelling in the 60s and worked with William Franklin on the Schweppes you-know-who adverts. Her life was tragically cut short in a plane crash en-route to a modelling assignment. I was 9 ...


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I don't totally agree with the posted answers. Holmes is angry and offended by the spitting. But he cannot reveal he is angry, he has to appear calm in order to catch his opponent off-guard. He knows exactly what he wants to do, but it won't work if the opponent is expecting a raging series of attacks. And after Holmes is ...


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Because in the DC mythology, they share Zeus as a father. Originally the comic book character of Diana Prince / Wonder Woman was 'created out of clay and brought to life' but that was changed in later comics to Zeus being her father. Ares is a son of Zeus in both DC and Greek mythology. So, although their age differs massively, they are half-sibling.


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