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Why does Django choose to dress like that?
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Nice question! There's a very solid piece of trivia behind it that will perhaps make you appreciate Quentin Tarantino and his style even more. A Django trivia article on Badass Digest explains it like ...

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Why did Qhorin Halfhand attack Jon Snow?
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When Halfhand and Jon Snow are the lone survivors of their patrol and are captured by the wildlings, Halfhand orders Jon Snow to defect. The scene which you are questioning is where the actual deed ...

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Why are knights titled "Ser" in Game of Thrones?
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George RR Martin has a penchant for introducing things in his universe which resemble those in ours, yet have a different texture to them. This lets the user relate to those "words" better and at the ...

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Why did Severus Snape present himself as evil to Harry?
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Snape as a person was not very friendly or social, for that matter. His anger had a lot to do with his troubled childhood. He was a halfblood, had parental issues and was thoroughly bullied by James ...

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Where did the pardon come from?
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If you pay close attention to the scene where the boy turns his wrist to reveal the wax seal on the scroll, it bears the mark of Hand of the King. And the current hand being Tywin Lannister himself. ...

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What was the meaning of Schultz's flashback of dogs?
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You have slightly muddled the occurrence of events. Schultz has a flashback of the dog-mauling scene not right after Candie ups Broomhilda's(Django's wife) price, but later when the deal is being put ...

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What is the purpose or message behind the dog figurine that Bond receives?
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Well I would choose not to speculate on the Bond-M relation and rather point out something from the movie. Cut to the scene where Moneypenny hands Bond the object in question: Moneypenny: Maybe that ...

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Why did Pete apologize to Tony Stark?
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Peter lost his father at a very young age. At this stage, Tony is a father figure to him. More so because Peter sees much in common with Tony, both being men of science, superheroes and children at ...

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What was Margaery's motivation to call Cersei 'sister' again?
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Margaery was testing the waters, so to speak. Having been rebuffed once and well aware of Cersei's violent streak, she is trying to find where both of them stand now. The first time, in Season 3, ...

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Is Victor Creed from "X-men Origins: Wolverine" actually Sabretooth?
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Liev Schreiber who plays Victor Creed in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, is indeed essaying the role of Sabretooth (as depicted in X-Men). From Wiki Played by Tyler Mane, he was a henchman of Magneto in ...

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In what time does Interstellar take place?
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Jonathan Deamer has done a great job at drawing the timeline. Much of what he says resounds with me. To add to it, I think we can gain a more precise idea of Donald's birth from his dialogue with Coop ...

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Why does Walt sell the Aztek for a mere $50?
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Missed in my question as well as from my memory was a character of significance. A character whose presence precipitates in Walter giving away his reliable Aztek. The character is Walt's porkpie hat! ...

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In Skyfall, what happened in the boat on the way to the island?
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You must understand that Sévérine was under the complete authority and control of Raoul Silva. Everything she did or was doing was on Silva's command. Silva wanted Bond on the barren island and ...

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Were Ginny Weasely and Harry Potter in a relationship before Deathly Hallows part 2?
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Harry Potter's earlier love interest was Cho Chang. She was dating Cedric Diggory in Goblet of Fire and later dated Harry during Order of Phoenix. They also share a kiss before the Christmas break, in ...

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Does Harry's cloak make the wearer invisible to all charms and spells?
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But in the books this cloaks make the wearer invisible for(from) any charms and spells. This assumption is incorrect on your part. I would like to draw your attention to the scene right before ...

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How did Kang get the last Cerberus code?
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It was mentioned in the movie that a brute-force attack to crack all 3 Cerberus codes would take an awful long time (not sure about the exact time-period). So Kang could not employ a brute-force ...

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How did Draco Malfoy get selected so quickly?
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There have been many instances in the HP universe where the sorting hat has made a decision almost instantly on making contact with the student's head. Draco and his selection to Slytherin is one such ...

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What was the witch spirit doing with the Annabelle doll?
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The spirit of Bethsheeba had latched on to the necklace which Lorraine had dropped in the basement of the Perron's house. My guess is that, it created a connection with the necklace's pair that was at ...

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What motivated Cersei to engage with Lancel Lannister?
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To begin with, Cersei was never very loyal to Jaime, or considered him "the one". I say so because Cersei was quite taken with being the Queen and quite readily agreed to marry Robert. Now, don't ...

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How did The Hulk end up in India?
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A large part of Bruce Banner's self control is based on distracting himself and thus mentally distancing himself from being The Hulk. Now how does he do that? Banner being a world class physicist ...

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What is the meaning of the Four Corners scene?
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IMO, Skyler was looking for a reason to stay back. A reason not to flee from this madness. Even though probably every fiber of her being told her to do so. When the entire situation was suggesting her ...

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Where is this scene happening in season 1's episode 2?
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When this is happening - are they at King's Landing or somewhere on the way? They are on the way to the King's Landing. To be more precise, they are near the Inn at the Crossroads. Why are his ...

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Indian movie censorship guideline
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A simple Google search led me to the Guidelines of Central Board of Film Certification. The article states: The Cinematograph Act lays down that a film shall not be certified if any part of it ...

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Why doesn’t Shosanna try to kill Fredrick?
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Shosanna shot Fredrick only because he became a hindrance to her plot. Under different circumstances she wouldn't need to shoot Fredrick. Fredrick is evidently quite besotted with Shosanna and time ...

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Why was Amy not arrested?
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First up, just to get it out of way, the FBI was never involved. The detectives were probably from the local PD. Now, back to the question of implicating Amy for the murder of Desi. Even though Amy ...

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What does this necklace represent in Battleship?
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That thing which you call a "necklace" is actually a Lei, which is sort of a garland or wreath. From Wikipedia: A lei is any series of objects strung together with the intent to be worn. The most ...

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Why didn't Alfred want Bruce to acknowledge him?
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Alfred: [to Bruce] I had this fantasy, that I would look across the tables and I'd see you there, with a wife and maybe a couple of kids. You wouldn't say anything to me, nor me to you. But we'...

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How could Eisenheim achieve those reflections on the scene in that era?
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Magical performances comprising of spirits being summoned on stage where pretty common even in the 19th century. The effect was achieved indeed with the use of smoke and mirror. However, a typical ...

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What was the function of the Cop Uniforms?
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Their entire modus operandi was "shock and awe". And believe it or not, police uniforms make for quite good shock and awe! Just for a minute try to picture a few cops, brandishing firearms, a goon in ...

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Is this mask really possible?
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It is certainly possible to alter the facial appearance of a person to make him/her resemble another person using prosthetic make-up. But those shown in the movies such as Mission Impossible, Charlie'...

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