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What is the difference between 'sponsored by' and 'presented by'?

I saw this both of these things on a TV program logo: one is written on at the top, the other at the bottom. I'm aware that "sponsored by" and "presented by" a

how did Detective Keith Frazier & Detective Bill interrogate hostages?

How did Detective Keith Frazier & Detective Bill interrogate hostages face to face in Inside Man, if they are under captive of Dalton? Dalton released tha

Why didn't Graff or Rackham lead the Second Fleet?

If the generals know so much about war, why didn't Ben Kingsley (Mazer Rackham) or Harrison Ford (General Graff) just fight the aliens? I understand that the y

Why did humans want to solve the gravity equation? [duplicate]

In the movie Interstellar, there's a lot of things that I don't get. Humans, most significantly Dr Brand, were hard at work for years solvin

Is this scene a homage to The Jerk?

In Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Season 2 Episode 1, Fred Armisen sings a song whilst playing a ukulele: It seems to me that this bears an uncanny resemblance t

Can anyone explain this reference with Jeremy Piven?

In Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Episode 2 we see a large box of DVDs with Jeremy Piven on the cover playing the drums with the title 'Own the Skins' being dumped

What is Stef doing in the opening credits of Goonies?

So anyone familiar with the opening credits of Goonies will remember that it introduces all the characters by showing them as they are going about their daily a

Is Neo living in two worlds inside the Matrix?

At the beginning of the matrix Neo is shown as a hacker and a computer programmer. Everytime you see a sequence of his hacker life, the sequence is interrupted

Why does the Puppet Master want to merge with Major?

In Ghost in the Shell (1995), there appears to be 3 intelligent forms Type 1: a completely organic person. Example: section 9's chief Type 2: a brain from a ty

Why does Mr. Hinx go to Mr. White's house even when Spectre already knew he is dead?

In Spectre, Mr. Hinx goes to Mr. White's house to terminate him. However, Bond approaches him before he did, and Mr. White shot himself. There was a camera insi

When the trailer for a movie is released, how far along is it in development?

When a trailer (not a teaser) comes out, the rest of the movie usually follows a few months later. Is the movie itself typically complete at this point, or is

Why do the DeLorean's effects not always start at 88 mph?

How come, the DeLorean's effects don't always start at 88 mph. For example, in Back to the Future 3 the effects started at 65 mph. Also, when Marty escaped the

What was so scandalous about "Nightmare Alley" (1947)?

On the Wikipedia page for "Nightmare Alley" (1947) it says ....the film was not a financial success upon its original release, due in part to protests ag

Why is the film called "Saving Mr. Banks"?

I saw the movie, Mr. Banks is a character in the "Mary Poppins" story. But the whole plot does not match the title, Helen Goff was heavily influenced by her fa

What is the meaning of children playing with sun rays in Le Meraviglie?

A couple times in the movie, two sisters play with sun rays. Is there any symbol or allegory in these scenes? This question comes from the "special" games in t

Why does The Magicians include so much un-airable dialogue?

The Magicians is a SyFy original series based on a fantasy book of the same name. It's essentially a deconstruction of the young-adult fantasy genre, aimed squa

Why didn't Jimmy get the permission to air his commercial?

In s02e03 of Better Call Saul Jimmy makes a commercial to reach the residents at Sandpiper Crossing. He airs it without asking his boss for permission to do so

Why wasn't Anubis present on the day Horus got crowned?

All of the gods were at the ceremony at the Palace of Osiris in Gods of Egypt. Horus was to be crowned as the new king of Egypt. All of the gods were present at

Why was Anubis always shown in 'animal form'?

All of the Gods of Egypt have a normal human appearance (beside that they are slightly taller). They can change forms to the animal-form which fits them most. B

How was the baby born in the start?

In movie Predestination (2014), a single woman (and man afterwards) repeats the same cycle starting from kidnapping of a baby, falling in love, etc.. and t

Why didn't Wilford use the back of the train just as a breeding camp?

In the end of Snowpiercer Wilford reveals that they use small children of the back for manual labour on the train. But if that is the only purpose of the people

Why didn't Hundred Eyes assassinate Jia Sidao in their first encounter?

In Netflix's Marco Polo, Hundred Eyes is sent to assassinate the Song chancellor Jia Sidao. He finds his target already in a duel with the new chancellor to be

Why did Michael Corleone fail where his father succeeded?

The two parallel arches in the Godfather trilogy follow the stories of Vito and Michael Corleone, the main motivation for both of them being to protect their fa

How many adaptations of his books has John le Carre appeared in?

In the recent BBC TV series adaptation of John le Carre's novel The Night Manager, the man himself made a cameo appearance in one of the scenes, placing his sea

Why couldn't the black smoke fly away from the island?

Towards the end of the show Lost, we observe the Black Smoke Monster taking form of a human being in the face of John Locke. It is later revealed that his ultim

What condition did Walter Mitty have?

I am watching "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". The eponymous main character suffers from frequent vivid hallucinations that occur frequently to him throughou

What happened to other characters from previous movies of Jurassic Park in Jurassic World

In Jurassic World, there are no references to characters from previous Jurassic Park movies, except Dr. Wu and John Hammond. There is no reference to characters

Identifying a post-apocalyptic movie, perhaps about a world with no women, containing a memorable scene [closed]

I am building up a collection of movies based in the future and there's one I saw about 20 years ago. However, I do not know how old the movie

Was the nun really the mother?

Was the nun that visited the psychiatric hospital really John's/Don Juan DeMarco's mother? She confirmed some parts of his story (especially about living in a s

What is the device Barry (The Flash) has on his chest in the Supergirl crossover? [duplicate]

I watched the crossover between Supergirl and The Flash and as probably all of you also did, noticed a device we hadn't really seen before on