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How Did The Human Sacrifice in “The Temple of Doom” Survive After His Heart Was Ripped Out?

A few theories exist, but simply attributing the act to some form of black magic is the most plausible answer.

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What Was the Indian Response to “Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom” Upon Release?

Not surprisingly, Indians weren't overly thrilled with the content of Temple of Doom, and the film was temporarily banned in India after release.

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Why is “The Temple of Doom” So Much Darker Than the Other “Indiana Jones” Titles?

George Lucas said the middle of a trilogy is a good place to be dark - but on a grander scale, the tone of Temple of Doom was influenced by the troubled personal lives of its writer and director in…

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After “Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom,” What Happened to Short Round?

Short Round disappears from Indiana Jones films after "Temple of Doom," but makes a few appearances in comic books.

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How Did “The Searchers” Influence Future Filmmakers?

When "The Searchers" was released in 1956, did John Ford know his movie would influence future shows about a taxi driving lunatic, a drug dealing high school teacher, and an interstellar…

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What Does the Final Shot of “The Searchers” Mean?

As far as endings go, you really can’t get any more bittersweet than the final few seconds of "The Searchers". It’s the perfect blend of victory, tragedy, and iconic imagery, and…

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In “Frozen,” Did Kristoff Know Anna Was the One Healed by the Trolls When They Were Kids?

Kristoff knows the trolls are capable of healing Anna's condition because of something he saw as a child, but whether or not he realizes that memory was of Anna is debatable.

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Is “Frozen’s” Elsa’s Character a Contentious Feminist Heroine Compared to Past Disney Princesses?

There are schools of thought that argue Frozen does nothing to represent women any better than any previous Disney entry, but others feel the film is a step in the right direction for representing…

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How Will “The Simpsons” Replace Harry Shearer and Why Did He Leave in the First Place?

Harry Shearer's characters in "The Simpsons" will be filled by multiple actors (probably). Shearer left the show because he states that he wants more time and freedom to pursue other…

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What Theories Intertwine “Frozen” with “Tangled,” “The Little Mermaid,” and Even “Tarzan’s” Story?

Is Disney's Frozen connected with Tangled, The Little Mermaid, and even Tarzan? Some say so.

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What Parallels Does “The Canal” Have with “The Shining” in Terms of Structure?

Many of the influences The Shining had on The Canal were deliberate, and others are just an artistic consequence of appreciating a certain manner of storytelling.

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How Does “The Canal” Use Sound and Score to Amplify Its Atmospheric Terror?

Unlike many contemporary horror films which rely on shock, gore, jump scares and outward frights to get their thrills, The Canal uses the often more successful tactic of creating a slow-building…

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