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How many references to famous Holmeses are there in Sherlock?

In Sherlock's series four finale "The Final Problem" there are multiple references to Basil Rathbone and possibly other famous Holmeses. In this Buzzfeed arti

Looking for a movie about Abraham Lincoln's impact on a small town before he is inaugurated [closed]

I think I saw something like the last 1/2 or 2/3 of the movie, but I didn't see the opening scenes. It was in English, probably produced in th

What is the bird and/or the birdcage supposed to represent while Hank and Leticia have sex?

In Monster's Ball, Hank and Leticia have sex in her living room. They engage in extremely passionate and unbridled sex during this scene. During the scene, we s

Why does the devil go by the name John Milton?

In The Devil's Advocate (1997) Al Pacino plays a character who goes by the alias John Milton, who is eventually revealed to be the devil. Why does he go by this

Impractical jokers ever gotten into serious trouble?

Have the guys from the show Impractical Jokers gotten into any major trouble because of the nature of their show? Eg: have they been physically assaulted or h

What were Tessio's intentions when he is surrounded by bodyguards?

In The Godfather, when Tessio learns his fate, he says : Tell Mike it was only business... I always liked him. Then a bodyguard reaches his jacket pocket

Did De Niro and Pacino actually meet during The Godfather II shooting?

Al Pacino and Robert De Niro don't play together in the same scene as De Niro plays young adult Vito and Pacino plays adult Michael. Have they met out stage, b

Who was the fifth one that was killed by Harvey Dent in The Dark Knight?

When Two Face AKA Harvey Dent dies after falling from the building at the end of The Dark Knight, Gordon and Batman have the following conversation: Gordon: Th

Was film actually “better” than digital media?

I happen, time and again, to read and hear people – among which people working in cinema – regretting the fact that film (in the sense of actual ree

Was Mr. Nobody a profitable investment?

According to IMDb, the budget of Mr. Nobody (2009) was $47 million. However the gross from opening weekend was only $1,612, second month $3,600, even worldwide

Why did Mycroft and Sherlock disguise themselves to meet Eurus?

In Sherlock S04E03 we see Mycroft disguised as a fisherman along with John Watson to let Sherlock (impersonating a security official) meet Eurus. Time and again

Was Jack in love with someone else right before his death?

At the end of Brokeback Mountain Ennis visits Jack's parents after he learns of Jack's death. Jack's father tells Ennis about Jack's plans that he had before h

How does Gogo's meteor hammer work?

How on earth does Gogo activate and detract the round metal blade that surrounds her meteor hammer during the fight against The Bride in Kill Bill? From what

What does Stephen mean by the line "No man in England could be a slave"?

In the excellent BBC series "Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell", Stephen (the black guy) often repeats the line "No man in England could be a slave". My question

Why was Marisa Tomei nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role instead of Best Actress?

Why was Marisa Tomei nominated for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" rather than for "Best Actress" (Academy Awards, of course) in My Cousin Vinny? That is,

Why does Rachel Parsons torture Miranda instead of the real perpetrator?

In Gothika, why does Rachel Parsons torture the innocent patient Miranda instead of her rapist, Sheriff Ryan?

Was the scenery in Casper (1995) CGI?

These days, much of the scenery of movies is CGI, e.g., zooming over gothic estate scenery, zooming around in an old gothic house. Was this the case in the 199

Why does Gimli ask for Galadriel's hair?

While leaving Lothlórien in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, everyone was given some gift by Galadriel, like Sam got elvish rope. Every

What is Mike Milligan's new job at the end of Fargo Season 2?

This part of Fargo's episode Palindrome (S02E10) is not clear to me. The gangster enforcer Mike Milligan goes back to his base at Kansas City and a clerk boss

Why does Sherlock get angry?

In season 4 episode 3, after talking to molly, why does Sherlock break the coffin and act like agonized? I didn't understand why exactly he broke at that point

Did any actor ever win an Oscar for their work in a horror movie?

I was wondering how it is possible that Jack Nicholson wasn't nominated for his acting in The Shining. Did any actor ever win an Oscar for their work in a horr

Use of capital letters in credits

Does anyone know why on TV show's credits a lot of times the actor's first name is lower case and their last name is done in all caps?

Clearing the Shire of Orcs and Goblins

In the Lord of the Rings books, after Sauron was defeated, the hobbits return to the Shire to discover orcs and goblins terrorizing their homeland. Peregrin an

Police Arrests in "North By Northwest"

I know that people often dismiss plot questions in Hitchcock films, saying that Hitchcock didn't care about the plot and neither should we. Still, when I see a

Were there early signs Pat liked Kat?

In the movie 10 things I Hate About You, it becomes very obvious after the party scene where Kat gets drunk that Pat is at least somewhat into her, taking care

Blowing up the bad guys on their turf in a selfless act

In these three relatively recent movies: Pacific Rim, Independence Day and The Avengers, the good guys win by sending a nuke through some orifice to blow

Was William based on the real Ulrich von Liechtenstein?

In the movie A Knight's Tale, Heath Ledger's character William ends up going by the name Ulrich von Liechtenstein to hide that he's not a real knight. This ali

Kaplan's Mission in "North By Northwest"

The film "North By Northwest" seems to have two theories of Kaplan's mission. On the one hand he's supposed to be the agent following Vandamm. This is why it's

Is "Ripley's Believe It or Not" mostly false?

The title seems to give it an out by not having to admit all it's stories are true. The skeptic in me thinks that some of the stories are knowingly false. Is th

Is the misquotation “politics is war by other means” by Lyndon B. Johnson authentic?

In the 2016 TV movie All the Way, the character President Lyndon B. Johnson prominently explains (in a voice-over to the audience): Clausewitz said “P