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Goosebumps movie potential plot error

In Goosebumps (2015) movie, we can see that But why did he mention in his book that Hannah will get trapped too? Can't he just mention the other monsters without Hannah and complete the book?
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How did Varys get there? [duplicate]

In S06E10 "The Winds of Winter", Lord Varys is first seen in Dorne in this scene: And at the end of the episode Lord Varys is seen standing behind Daenerys in the ship: How is this possible? Does ...
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How was this character poisoned in Warcraft?

In Warcraft, towards the end of movie we observe the Guardian Medivh changing sides and starting to emit green light instead of blue. I might have missed that part or misunderstood but how exactly did ...
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How did Ethan block TAALR from finding his location?

In Extant, at some point in the series, it became clear that all humanics are connected to TAALR and depends on it to survive. However, TAALR has a blind spot when it comes to Ethan, who is also a ...
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Why this turn in Shae's character?

Ever since her introduction in Game of Thrones, we as viewers are made to believe that Shae was always in love with Tyrion. We are shown that she gets jealous when Tyrion was forced to marry Sansa, ...
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Why isn't it called “The Hateful Nine”?

I gather that John Ruth's driver O.B. is not considered one of the "hateful eight," but he is present for all of the film's events and seems as much a part of the story as any of the others. I like ...
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Does Carl Fredricksen decide to commit suicide?

In the Pixar Movie Up, is Carl Fredricksen's decision to go to Paradise Falls a metaphor that indicates the intention to commit suicide? I know that after all this movie is a comedy-drama adventure ...
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How long did it take the infected to starve in 28 Days Later?

At the end of the movie 28 Days Later, we see that many of the infected are starving. But how long did it actually take all of the infected to starve to death? The main character wakes up after 28 ...
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Why can Arya still use the faces?

Per my understanding, once Arya Stark killed the Waif in Game of Thrones S06E08 ("No One") she came to Jaqen H'ghar and finally admits that, A girl is Arya Stark of Winterfell. And I'm going home. ...
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Was the Devil's Advocate multiple attempts to corrupt Kevin?

Based on another question, What was Satan's goal with Kevin?, the answer says that Milton/Satan/Pacino is trying to do everything again, taking a different approach. But what is apparent is ...
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What was Satan's goal with Kevin?

I watched the movie The Devils Advocate tonight but could not understand why did Satan (played by Al Pacino) choose Kevin (played by Keanu Reeves) to make him a conscientious person. Satan does not do ...
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Why did Qyburn use children for homicide?

In the Game of Thrones episode "The Winds of Winter", Qyburn uses aid of his "little birds" to assassinate The children swarm the victim repeatedly stabbing him with short blades. I didn't really ...
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Why did the chinese murderess not kill Johnny in the golf camp?

In Johnny English Reborn, when he was sent to chase Vortex men, a Chinese old woman was sent to kill him. She disguised as a female janitor with a creepy vacuum cleaner, which was actually an also ...
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Is Tyrion in love with the Mother of Dragons? [on hold]

In the final episode of Season Six of Game Of Thrones, Tyrion was claimed by Daenerys as Hand of the Queen, and just before that he vowed to her with his life and to be at her side until death. In his ...
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Does Cersei know about the impending attack on Westeros?

In the first season of Game of Thrones we saw Robert Baratheon asking Ned Stark to kill Dany before she gathers her troops, so we know that the small council knew about her beforehand. But after that ...
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Why did Daenerys Targaryen feel betrayed by Doreah?

I did not understand this bit of Game of Thrones S02E10. I thought Doreah chose to be with Xaro Xhoan Daxos to save Daenerys life? But Daenerys somehow felt betrayed and sentenced her to death ...
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Wasn't Iron Man smart enough not to fight the Winter Soldier?

At the end of Captain America: Civil War Iron Man gets mad at the Winter Soldier when he finds out that he killed his parents. Isn't Tony Stark smart enough, though, to know that this is exactly what ...
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Is he Daenerys' nephew?

Based on the final episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones, we learn that Jon is not the bastard child of Ned Stark but rather his nephew. Seeing as Lyanna was taken by the Targaryen's, does that mean ...
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Why did Will need to speak first in the film “Good Will Hunting”?

In one of the therapy sessions, Will and Sean do not speak to each other. Professor Lambeau asks Sean why he didn't say anything and Sean replies by saying that Will is the one who needs to speak ...
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Why E.T. moves towards Yoda like kid calling “Home Home”?

In the 1982 classic, E.T., when Elliot and Mike take E.T. out on Halloween, E.T. sees people dressed up in bizarre costumes, but when a kid dressed up like Yoda walks aside, E.T is seen rushing ...
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What is the meaning of this conversation between Dr. Hafez and the former Anck-Su-Namun?

In the movie The Mummy Returns (2001), sequel to the highly famous The Mummy (1999), soon after the protagonists capture the bracelet of Anubis from a place near the banks of the river Nile, we are ...
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What was the significance of Varys' appearance in Dorne?

In Game of Thrones S06E10 ("The Winds of Winter") we see Olenna Tyrell in Dorne, conversing with Ellaria Sand about a possible alliance between Dorne and Tyrell. Then suddenly Varys appears saying ...
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When does Caleb Haas' alter ego Mark Raymond appear?

In which episodes of ABC's Quantico does Caleb Haas' alter ego Mark Raymond appear? I'm a little confused about the plot and want to go back and rewatch his storyline.
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Why was Medivh hostile towards Khadgar?

I just watched the Warcraft movie and I'm a bit confused about this scene( Medivh meeting Khadgar in Karazhan for the first time in the movie), namely: Medivh ...
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Why did Joy Birch mention Keller's name at the hospital?

After Joy Birch mentions Keller's name at the hospital in Prisoners, Keller rushes off as Loki chases him in the hospital, then to a car chase outside. Loki loses Keller. So why did Joy Birch mention ...
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Wouldn't Thaddeus Bradley having all of the money stuffed into his car demonstrate his innocence?

For the Four Horseman's final trick, they steal a safe and pack all of the money into Thaddeus Bradley's car in a way that would prevent you from being able to get into the car, let alone drive it. At ...
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Who makes the arrows in TV show Arrow?

Arrow I was searching for the source of arrows but had no luck. In S01 there were some mentions that Oliver Queen made arrows for himself. I think I saw some scenes too of making arrows by Oliver ...
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Was this Cersei's plan?

In the Game of Thrones season 6 finale, we see King Tommen commit suicide. Meanwhile we see that Cersei already dressed up like the Queen for her inauguration. Before committing suicide, a servant ...
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Why do sieges work in Westeros?

By my understanding, at the start of Game of Thrones, summer has been going on for 10 years, this might be wrong though. Anyhow, Petyr Baelish reveals to the small council that Kings Landing has ...
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Why did gravity temporarily reverse when the mothership landed?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence, When the mothership landed, it seemed that gravity was displaced over a wide area. It landed somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, but gravity was temporarily nullified, ...
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Why does Jeanie help Ferris out at the end of Ferris Bueller's Day Off?

One thing I have never understood about one of my favorite movies, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": why does Jeanie decide to help Ferris out at the end of the movie and save him from being busted by Mr. ...
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What happened to the twins?

In The Witch, in the middle of the night, the evil witch goes into the barn and attacks the goats. The next morning, we see the twins have disappeared. Did the witch take the twins?
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How did the Horseman reach the plane in a truck?

In Now You See Me 2, the Horseman reach a plane site in a truck, seat in the plane and set up whole thing. When the curtains are off, they were at the middle of a river. They saw that the plane was ...
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Whom did Caleb Haas call after running from his mom?

In Quantico, We get all our answers in the end but when Alex Parrish freed Caleb Haas from his mom, he goes to check his bag which he threw out of the window and he makes a call to report someone. In ...
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What does Paul Avery tell the coffee guy after the coffee guy calls him a “drunken reprobate”?

In the movie "Zodiac" from 2007, what does Paul Avery tell the coffee guy at approximately 43:54 into the movie right after the coffee guy calls him a "drunken reprobate"? I've searched multiple ...
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Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
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Why did Ripley try to deactivate the self-destruct sequence?

In the final sequences of Alien, Ripley activates the self destruct sequence of the ship, Nostromo. After seeing the alien in front of the shuttle entrance, Ripley runs back to the control room and ...
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Who was the original parasite in Total Rickall?

In season 2 episode 4 of Rick and Morty (Total Rickall), there is an alien parasite that disguises itself by implanting false memories in people's minds. The audience is led to believe that Mr Poopy-...
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Why did the Queen chase the school bus?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence, you're the Super Intelligent Hive-Mind Queen. Over a billion entities can be attached to your brain, but far less seem to be in this sequel than the first, so you ...
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How did the aliens cheer when they didn't have vocal cords?

In the first Independence Day (1996), Dr. Okun clearly states that the aliens have no means of oral communication: No vocal cords. However, in Independence Day 2: Resurgence (2016), there is a scene ...
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How did Mastani die in 'Bajirao Mastani'?

In Bajirao Mastani movie, how did Mastani actually die? We saw her under arrest! Whereas on one side Bajirao died near Narmada River and at same time she died but there is no clue what happened to ...
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Why would the demon do this in “The Conjuring 2”?

Spoilers for the end of the movie: At an early scene of the movie, we see that the demon Valak reveals his name to Lorraine and that the latter scribbles his name in her bible. Later, she hears the ...
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Why didn't the United Earth government attack the landed alien ship?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence: For 20 years, an alien ship had landed on Earth, in Africa. For at least 10 years, the aliens had routinely skirmished with the local African warlord, General ...
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Why did the pipe explode in The Shawshank Redemption?

I have a question regarding the end of The Shawshank Redemption when Red is narrating Andy's escape - can some one explain why the pipe erupts when Andy breaks it when he is escaping from Shawshank? ...
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Why wasn't the timeline affected any further from the events in the season 1 finale?

Flash season 1 Spoilers Ahead In the Flash season one finale, Barry doesn't save his mother because the alternate Flash told him to do so. But when Eddie Thawne commits suicide Eobard Thawne gets ...
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Why did Jasmine arrest Hal?

In the movie Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen, Jasmine slept with Dwight without telling to Hal and they broke up. And she comes to Hal for accusing his relationship with a teenage girl, calls to the FBI ...
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Why doesn't Borden know which knot he tied?

In "The Prestige", why does Borden keep saying (in the diary as well as to Angier) that he doesn't know which knot he tied at the scene where Julia drowns? It's got to be one of the twin brothers ...
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Was Interstellar an infinite loop?

As we can see in the movie that Cooper brought themselves in the Tesseract and sent NASA coordinates etc. But when the bulk beings close the Tesseract, we saw him floating and redirecting back to the ...