Best mystery movie trivia of 2018

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Trivia: The voice on the phone from the agent calling Annie discussing her exhibit date at the Archer Gallery is that of the film's director, Ari Aster.

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Trivia: Spoilers. You can briefly see at one point that Margot's high school mascot is an anthropomorphic catfish. In internet slang, "catfishing" is when someone pretends to be someone else online in order to "lure in" others. This is a very subtle clue to the ending, in which it is revealed that the user "fish_n_chips" was a boy who was "catfishing" Margot online.

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Trivia: This movie represents several firsts for the Coen Brothers. Including this being the first Coen Brothers' film to be shot digitally instead of on film, and their first movie to be made primarily for the streaming market instead of theaters. It is also their longest film, coming in at 132 minutes.

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Trivia: According to numerous news outlets, movie theaters throughout the US reported an "astonishing" number of walk-outs during the film's opening weekend.

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Trivia: The only film in the franchise to not use the series' trademark screeching violins over the opening title card. In addition, it's the only sequel in the series to use a subtitle instead of "Chapter" and a number, with the previous two films being referred to as "Insidious: Chapter 2" and "Insidious: Chapter 3."

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Trivia: Lewis' new friend, Rose Rita, is the main character in other books by John Bellairs, author of the original novel.

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Trivia: The name of the demon, "Valak" can be seen on the playground equipment where we first see sister Irene.

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