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Where should I ask a question about theatre?

I have a question I'd like to ask about live stage performances (distinct from filmed adaptations) and what I think would be a principle of theatre. It's not about a script, so it doesn't fit in the ...
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Topic Challenge: Disney Animation Studios [completed]

With the release of Ralph Breaks the Internet and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2018-11-26 00:00 UTC to 2018-12-07 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all your great ...
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Movies & TV updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Do we need Time Travel?

We have a tag time-travel with inconsistent use. I thought to fix it but I am still unclear where to keep it or even if we ever need it? Currently it's used for genre, plot device and for closed off ...
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Should I edit another User's “copy&paste” job?

The recent question What was Eitri making along with Stormbreaker? was copied word for word from this reddit post, even the picture was taken from there. After I pointed that out, the user simply ...
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Synonyms which don't work

While looking through some of the tags pertaining to the MCU, I noticed there is a tag synonym for captain-america which points to captain-america-the-first-avenger, meaning the movie itself. I find ...
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Topic Challenge: World War 1 [completed]

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2018-11-11 12:00 UTC to 2018-11-23 23:00 UTC we're challenging ...
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Why have I been banned for those 2 down votes questions?

When I asked this question, I tried my best to clarify it, and also I tried to put 2 different links, but no matter what, it appeared the same links as if they get cloned. And so, I left it as it, and ...
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Discussion to deal with questions with “we don't know” answers?

It's been on my mind for a time but the thing that triggered this post is the closing of the question Who beheaded the celestial that became knowhere? as primarily opinion based by 5 members ...
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Time to say goodbye to moderator position and welcome the new blood

It's been 3 years and 8 months being a moderator here and it was really an enjoyable ride. It still feels like it was just yesterday the announcement was made and I joined the team. It was nice ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

Movies & TV's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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Are most of users on Movies & TV programmers?

It seems that most users have found this site through SO. Because most of the users have quite high reputation on SO. Is it?
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What should we do about the “mistakes in this Specsavers ad” question?

"What are all the mistakes in this Specsavers ad?" has proven to be a very popular question - as I type this, it has almost 14,000 views and counting. However, because of that, it seems to be ...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Why have I got banned just for 3 down votes? It doesn’t make sense!

I have asked 2 questions, one I got -1 down vote and second question, I got -2 down votes. And the suddenly, I got a message from a moderator that I have been banned. What the heck is going on with ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2018

End of third quarter and we return to ask you about your favorite questions and answers. So, what are your favorite questions and answers from 1st July 2018 to 30th September 2018. You can use search ...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Movies & TV is scheduled for an election next week, October 15th. In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the ...
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Is this an appropriate site to ask about the plausibility of Avengers fan theories?

There seems to be an awful lot of fan theories surrounding the Avengers series of movies in particular recently. Some of them I think are quite curious, but perhaps if I was more knowledgeable they ...
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I don't understand why this was off topic

I understand and accept the voting rules, several people have flagged my post as off topic, but nobody has explained why it is off topic. I just don't understand why a question about where a character ...
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Should a link to the FAQ post for list of external sites be added to the identification close reason?

The current close reason for identification questions goes like, Identification questions are off-topic, because they tend to attract low-quality and low-effort posts. The community has decided to ...
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Why the disparity in the Ocean's movies' tags?

So, we have oceans-eleven, oceans-twelve, and oceans-thirteen, and then we have oceans-8. This is wrecking my OCD. It also makes it strange to search for the tag (and now knowing how it should be ...
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How to improve this question?

I have a question which requires improvement : Super-hearing or Super-what? It is asking for an explanation of how Superman can apparently hear Lois but not his mother. I did not wanted an answer ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I'm trying to get a better understanding of the community here. old movie possibly in 90's with multiple story The above question was asked, and while I appreciate it's now on hold as a identify ...
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How to tag “National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation”?

Despite the length increase of tag names to 35 characters, there are still titles that exceed this limit. Case in point: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Strip the apostrophe and replace the ...
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Does this site cover Youtube?

If I have a question about a given Youtube account/personality, is this site appropriate for that? Example: In which Angry Grandpa video does Grandpa yell at Tina for eating all the ham before ...
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Is the Filmography tag now obsolete?

With our ongoing efforts and struggle to keep the questions being asked on the Movies SE site objective I was wondering if the tag Filmography is now obsolete or simply being misused. Out of the 4 ...
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Is there an easy way to search for Non-English movie question in this community?

I tried searching for questions about Non-English movies on this site but couldn't find anything apart from Indian movies. I am Indian so can identify them more easily. But searching for "French", "...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2018

Another quarter ended. Following the tradition, we would ask the community again to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st April 2018 to 30th June 2018. You can search all the ...
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Discussion regarding frequent use of 'Mod powers' by Diamond Moderators to close harmless questions

Today I noticed that two question were put on hold by Diamond Moderators using their 'Mod power' Why didn't the Avengers use the Mind stone to change the minds of the Black Order or Thanos? was ...
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Topic Challenge: John Goodman and his films/TV shows [completed]

Today John Goodman turns 66 and can look back on an extensive career in film and television. So in honour of his life of acting and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From ...
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Is it appropriate to ask about movie plot points which I don't understand because the movie is in Chinese?

I'm studying the Chinese movie 妖猫转 (Legend of the Demon Cat) in an effort to improve my Chinese. There's major plot points I don't understand because my Chinese is insufficient. This particular ...
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Tag Suggestions for Star Trek The Next Generation

Right now this site uses the tag star-trek-next-generation, while the Science Fiction & Fantasy site uses the tag star-trek-tng. There is a synonym that maps star-trek-tng to star-trek-next-...
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If an ask is closed, are you allowed to ask new one entailing the same question?

My first ask, instead of simply being a question, was a detailed rant (my mistake) about the subject. The question ended up closed because of this, with one answer before its closing. Why do some ...
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Is asking about firsts or existence of a trope an identification question?

Inspired by this question: If aliens visited Earth, and used the cliche "take me to your leader" or a variation of it, why is it always the POTUS? I don't believe there is any movie where ...
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How should titles like “P'tit Quinquin” be tagged?

There is a question about the movie P'tit Quinquin: Who is the murderer in p'tit quinquin or li'l quinquin? I wanted to add the appropriate tag, but I'm not sure whether it should be ptit-...
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After what amount of time after movie release, is it ok to put a spoiler in the title?

Do we have any rule on time for spoiler titles? I mean, when is it ok to put a spoiler in the title? To put it better, what amount of time, after release of the movie, needs to pass so it's ok to put ...
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What do we do with “Future works” questions?

Future works questions are questions that are about movies or shows that are yet to be released. Many questions about their contents can't be answered as of yet. Or more importantly, the shouldn't be ...
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How will the site be affected by the new changes? (left nav) [duplicate]

In the recent meta post Left nav, responsive design, and theming next steps, visual changes to many (all?) Stack Exchange sites were announced. Do we have any idea at the moment how these changes ...
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May I put full length movies or TV shows here?

When there is an question or answer is it ok to put a link to the movie if available on the internet as a side note?
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Are questions about film theory on topic?

I have a specific question in mind regarding Laura Mulveys theory of Male Gaze and Noel Carrols later criticism of it (Where there serious replies to Carrol? What does remain of Mulveys Male Gaze if ...
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Is this question about the unreleased Venom film on topic?

Does the upcoming film with Venom take place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? A question asking about the upcoming Venom film recently hit the Hot Network Questions. The movie in question is ...
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Identifying an actor

I know identification questions for movies are off topic now. What about Identifying an actor or actress? I need to find about an actor in a movie. If I post a question now, is it get answered or ...
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Topic Challenge: Friday the 13th [completed]

In celebration of Friday the 13th of April 2018 and due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2018-04-10 00:00 UTC to 2018-04-20 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all your ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 1st quarter of 2018

First quarter of 2018 has come to an end. Following the tradition, we would ask the community again to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st January 2018 to 31st March 2018. You ...
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Oscar 2018 Topic Challenge: The nominees for the Best Picture [completed]

Next Sunday sees the celebration of the 90th Annual Academy Awards ("Oscars"). Like last year this might be a chance to discuss the contenders for the Oscar for Best Picture of the year beforehand. So ...
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Academy Awards Live Chat - 2018

On March the 4th/5th (depending where you are) the 90th Academy Awards (Oscar) ceremony will be held and broadcast live into the world. While not everyone might agree about their true artistic and ...
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How was the criteria chosen for deleting the identify-X questions?

I recently read the post describing the criteria used to purge the site of the least worthy of the identify-X questions. The criteria used was: They have a score of +5 or more. They have at least one ...
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Questions about the accuracy of historical movies?

Should questions about the accuracy of certain incidents depicted in historical movies be asked on movies.SE, or are they better off over on history.SE? (i.e. "Did such and such really happen that way?...
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Topic Challenge: Rockumentaries and Music Biopics [completed]

Due to popular demand we're starting a new topic challenge. From 2018-02-12 00:00 UTC to 2018-02-23 23:00 UTC we're challenging you to all your great questions about rockumentaries and musician ...