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Can I ask whether films have been produced about a certain period in history?

I want to figure out if any films have been produced regarding the Mongol conquest of the Abbasid caliphate, and specifically the sacking of Baghdad by Hulegu Khan in 1258. I read the guideline for on-...
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How should we deal with AI-generated posts?

SE has recently announced that sites can now request to enable a banner to warn about their policy on AI-generated content. However, we have not yet established a policy on how to deal with such ...
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Is it okay to answer this question with this information?

I saw this question and it is about the origin of harem genre in anime: but how did it start? What is the origin of Harem Anime? All of the four answers are talking about the anime itself; that how ...
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Is it out-of-scope to ask "Are there any films meeting criteria XYZ?"?

I'm trying to find some (mostly feature) films dealing with / focusing on a certain subject. And maybe I have additional criteria for them, e.g. constraints on the kind of director, or the continent ...
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We need dynamic titles

I was about to ask a question on a movie currently in cinemas. Since I want to avoid spoilers in the title, I end up with stupid titles such as What did he do in that scene? It simply does not make ...
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Which is the best SE to ask about the meaning behind a movie title adapated from a novel?

I want to ask about the significance of the title Primal Fear. I've only seen the movie, but I know it's based on a novel of the same name. Film adaptations can differ substantially from their source ...
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Should I post this question about a chemistry related joke in Louie on this site?

This question https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/q/162688/108725was closed but Buck Thorn, a mod, commented that maybe I should try posting it on Movies & TV, after editing it suitably. He said,&...
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I am interested in classic TV and Radio -- I think classic TV (like 1940s-1960s) are okay, but what of radio?

I currently have a specific question about an old and extremely obscure radio show -- is Movies the place where it can be asked? Is there a better stackexchange (I find one for amateur (Ham) radio but ...
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How many questions have more than 1 million views on this site?

I would like to know that are there any questions with more than 1 million views on this site(the main movies site and not meta), if yes how many?
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Why are identification questions not allowed here, but allowed on the Science Fiction & Fantasy site?

I found that the Science Fiction & Fantasy site indeed allows such questions. What is the difference between the topics of these two sites that caused these different decisions? Or is it just that ...
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How could that question could have been improved?

I recently asked a question about the latest Wonder Woman movie. I was surprised by the almost equal number of up- and down-votes (currently +4/-3). This suggests something but I am genuinely curious ...
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Please help me improve this question

A question I posted yesterday is currently sitting on two closevotes with two downvotes. What does this dialogue mean in The Barefoot Contessa (1954)? I'd very much like to know how to improve this ...
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Favorite questions and answers from the last quarter of 2019

Too late this time but we are back again. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st October to 31st December. You can search ...
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Favorite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2019

Another quarter ended in the year. We are back with favorite questions and answers. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st ...
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is it ok to edit someone's else answer, adding more info?

on this question here I did not want to post an answer but I wanted to complement a different answer that I have accepted and upvoted, but I thought I would add information so that everyone could ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2019

End of another quarter. So, we are back with favorite questions and answers. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st April to ...
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People have missed the entire point of the question about bad gay guys in movies

This was not a list question by whoever wrote it. It was making the point that the culture of cinema has most of the time had gay guys as good guys. So the OP asked for exceptions. Asking for ...
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Asking old or obscure TV and movie questions

I am not American, so I was brought up with a lot of TV shows and movies that most people on this forum would not have heard of. So my question is: can such questions have any point? For instance ...
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Does this SE have a ban on Avengers: Endgame questions?

I would like to ask for something regarding the movie... but so as not to spoil the others that have not yet seen it, does this SE created a ban on MCU Avengers: Endgame questions?
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Favourite questions and answers from the 1st quarter of 2019

First quarter has come to end. So, we are back with favorite questions and answers from the past quarter. Following the tradition, we would ask the community to link your favorite questions and ...
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Favourite questions and answers from 4th quarter of 2018

Happy New Year! I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and the Winterbash. Continuing the tradition, we would again ask the community to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st ...
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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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How to improve this question?

I have a question which requires improvement: How did Superman know that Lois was falling to catch her in time? It is asking for an explanation of how Superman can apparently hear Lois but not his ...
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Why an off-topic question would be put on hold and not closed?

I asked a question today which I felt would probably be off-topic (too close to asking for recommendations). It was put on hold, fair enough. Why has not it been simply closed? I mention in that ...
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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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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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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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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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Favourite questions and answers from the 4th quarter of 2017

A happy new year to all! As done 3 months ago, We would ask the community again to link your favorite questions and answers created from 1st October 2017 to 31st December 2017 You can search all the ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2017

We'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from July 1st 2017 through ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2017

We'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from April 1st 2017 through ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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Why does two of my questions have 10K views though when you click on the question itself it has less?

I have two questions: Spy movie where recruits are tested by flooding their dormitory and: How do they film someone being stabbed with a weapon that goes all the way through? Why are they ...
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Can I ask too many questions?

I watch TV very frequently and have a lot of questions. However, I feel like I can't ask all of them at once because it could flood the Active Questions, stealing away from other users. So I want to ...
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Is there a way to remove a flag?

My question is pretty straightfoward. I flagged this question as a duplicate, but realized later it wasn't actually a duplicate. Is there a way for me to remove the flag? Or only moderators can do ...
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So, out of these questions about 1960s Japanese TV, what would be a question for this SE?

So, out of these questions about 1960s Japanese TV, what would be a question for this SE? Or should it be moved to History.SE or something? From this deleted question. What did they broadcast and ...
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Is asking about a movie IN a music video on-topic?

My identification question Movie from fragment in Cyndi Lauper's 'Time After Time' music video about a movie featuring in a music video was put on hold as off-topic, citing the default link to the ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 4th quarter of 2016

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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Favourite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2016

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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Questions most-viewed and least-liked

I am curious about questions with lots of views but few likes. Is it possible to generate a report that ranks questions by likes per view? As an alternative measurement, is it possible to generate ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 2nd quarter of 2016

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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Bad policing and constant down-voting of questions with the [identify-this-movie] tag

There is an extremely bad policing and constant down-voting of questions with the [identify-this-movie] and other identify-this- tags. In my view this is a bad practice and something needs to be done ...
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Are questions about TV commercials on-topic? [duplicate]

Are questions about television commercials considered on-topic? More specifically, I'm referring to: Production methods applied to commercials, and how they differ from those used in TV programs or ...
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Favourite questions and answers from the 1st quarter of 2016

The new year has begun and as done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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Favourite questions and answers from the 4th quarter of 2015

The last year is over and as done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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How to improve the problem with identification questions?

As many of you know, one way or the other this site has a problem with identification questions. The large and rising influx of identification questions, which are often of rather low quality, ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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Favourite questions and answers from the 3rd quarter of 2015

As done 3 months ago, we'd once again ask the community for their favourite questions and answers from the past quarter. So please link to your favorite questions and answers which were created from ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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Statistics on identification questions and their askers

Identification questions are a major point of discussion on this site and we all have our own subjective impressions about them. Therefore I would like to have some more hard numbers and statistics ...
Napoleon Wilson's user avatar
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Asking for opinion or potential answer due to lack of official statement?

There are some series that ended in midway, I mean unexpectedly in 1/2 season, for example The Tomorrow People. These series failed to explain the whole plot and remain a mystery. There are also ...
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