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How does Victoria get convicted if Emily is still deemed a nutjob?

In the movie Side Effects, at the end, Victoria is arrested for Insider Trading and planning the Murder. The murder however is committed by Emily, whose end judgement it so go back to the mental ward. ...
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Why did Thor electrocute the “cradle” containing Vision?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor channels lightning bolts into the "cradle" containing the still-inanimate form of Vision. Why? Was he hoping to kill it? To bring it to life? Either way, why did he ...
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Why did Brian Halloran go to the FBI in Black Mass?

In Black Mass Brian Halloran ran to the FBI after finding out about the killing of the owner of the sport team. He didn't have a problem killing people shown in his first scene and he knew about the ...
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What is implied by the struggle in the examination at the end of Infini?

In Infini (2015), the recon team returns to Earth and is met by a bunch of doctors performing health examinations on each of them. In the scenes before, the ooze organism heals them. So did the ooze ...
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What is the significance of the “fly scene”?

I have already consulted the original "fly scene" thread about this, but it doesn't exactly answer my question. I'm asking about the "fly scene" that comes in season five of Breaking Bad when Walt is ...
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Why didn't the woman just order “egg, sausage and bacon”?

In the Monty Python Spam skit, the second option presented to the couple is "egg, sausage and bacon". Later she asks for "egg, bacon, spam and sausage without the spam" and is greeted with a repulsed ...
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Why didn't Jeetu and Yogi just lodge an FIR against the hacker?

In the Indian web-series TVF Pitchers, Why didn't Jeetu and Yogi just lodge an FIR against the hacker dungeon_master after he copied their idea? He already broke their Hard-drive which consisted of ...
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What is the full phrase and it's purpose?

In Man of Steel, when Clark surrenders to the US army and is sitting in the interrogation room at 01:10:55 you can see words "hind the line", which I assume comes from "behind the line", but the rest ...
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How does Bird-Person not know what humans eat?

In Rick and Morty S02E05, Morty goes to Bird Person for help getting home to his family in the midst of the alien invasion. Bird person gives him a bowl of "random debris, I found it in my carpet" ...
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Olivia Godfrey's reflection in the mirror

Olivia Godfrey, a 150+ year old vampire (or more exactly, a upir), can see her reflection in the mirror. One episode, pictured below, makes a big point of showing this to the audience. Is she ...
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What were the last set of flashes of memory about?

In the film Stay. After Henry dies and is put on the stretcher, Sam talks to Laila. He thanks her for the help. After which, he asks her out to coffee. Right then there are flashes of Sam and Laila ...
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White Bear S02E02 of the Black Mirror

Okay so I just finished watching this particular episode. I couldn't relate very well to what was happening in there. To me it appeared as if some kind of reality show was going on, wherein a lady ...
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When the Architect says Zion is dead, how is that true?

In The Matrix Reloaded the Architect stated he's destroyed Zion time and time again. What I don't understand is if they're all dead, and it's happened multiple times, how do they keep coming back? ...
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What does the Architect's condescending “please” imply?

In the movie Matrix Reloaded, when Neo meets the Architect, one of the statements the Architect makes is - "If I am the father of the matrix, she would undoubtedly be its mother." For which Neo says ...
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Why does Agent Smith call the Oracle mom?

In Matrix Revolutions, when Smith and Oracle meet, she calls him a bastard and he says "you would know, mom". What does this imply? Why does he call her mom?
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Was the reason for Reed Richard's (and Sue Storm's) powers explained?

An aspect of 2015's Fantastic Four that I found quite interesting was their attempt to explain some of the gang's largely arbitrary superpowers in a more coherent way. While their 2005 incarnation had ...
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What is the meaning of the letter A?

Season 4, Episode 16 of The Walking Dead is titled "A". The previous episode is titled "US", making it a play on "USA" which is where the series takes place. Together, the two episodes show the main ...
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How does this person lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In some scenes in Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron man, War Machine, and Captain America try to lift Thor’s hammer but they end up failing. At some point Vision lifts it easily. How can Vision lift it?
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Was it arranged?

Was the win in Southpaw arranged? I'm asking this based on the fact that Hope himself mentions Jordan Mains 'paying' a decision win over Night Train early in the movie. Also, it's a close fight for ...
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How does Vincent save his brother if he never saved anything for the swim back?

In Gattaca, Vincent and his brother Anton play a game of chicken, which Anton always wins. Vincent finally beats his brother in chicken and has to save his brother from drowning. Later Vincent ...
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What does Travis Bickle's changed hairstyle represent in Taxi Driver?

Travis (DeNiro) changed his hairstyle to Mohawk near the end of Taxi Driver. I guess he changed his hairstyle to avoid the secret service agent (the one he ridiculed before), or was there some other ...
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An unnecessarily complicated murder plan

In the movie "The Conversation", the real plan of the couple is as follows: Martin Stett had put the idea into the Director's head that his wife was cheating [...] and hired Caul to record them. ...
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Why did Mike Wazowski get banned from Monster University?

Mike Wazowski gest banned from the Monsers University because he gets to the human world without approval and uses scare tactics on adults. But watching the scene, I realized how much scream he could ...
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Why did Cigarette Smoking Man lie about ever having killed another human being?

In the Season 4 episode "Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man", we see CSM personally kill both JFK and MLK. However, when he and Deep Throat are confronted with killing an E.T. in the modern day, he ...
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Was Walter going to kill Jesse?

In the very last episode of Breaking Bad (Season 5), Now my question is, did Walter actually intend on killing Jesse? I mean, he had assumed that Jesse was working with Jack and his crew but he ...
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Why does Margot Robbie wash Chiwetel Ejiofor in Z for Zachariah?

I haven't finished Z for Zachariah yet, but is there radiation in the water and an intense scrubbing will protect you from it? Why does Margot Robbie wash Chiwetel Ejiofor in Z for Zachariah?
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Did John steal Primo's kilo in Five Star?

At the end of Five Star, John is accused of stealing Primo's kilo of cocaine. The movie never actually shows John deliver the cocaine, as he claims. Another man is murdered on John's attestation of ...
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Why couldn't Hermione just hand over Bellatrix Lestrange's wand at Gringot's?

At the beginning of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 the gang tries to break into Bellatrix Lestrange's vault at Gringot's using polyjuice potion to dress Hermione and Ron as Bellatrix and ...
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What happened to Robert Englund?

During the course of New Nightmare, when Heather starts to get plagued more and more by dreams of Freddy, she calls her friend and former Freddy Krueger actor Robert Englund and tells him about it. He ...
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What made Bronach and Ben sad?

In Song of the Sea, why did Bronach look sorrowful when Ben asked her not to take Saoirse away, and why did Ben cry after seeing this reaction of Bronach? I think I got the metaphorical structure of ...
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Why didn't Gus tell Jesse his plan for the trip to Mexico?

During Breaking Bad season 4, Don Eladio intended to keep Jesse in Mexico as a permanent employee. Gus and Mike pretended to accept that arrangement, but they had a secret plan of their own, which ...
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Where did the Elves go after the Helm's deep battle in LOTR?

In the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Part 2: The Two Towers), where do the Elves go after the battle in the Helm's deep? The next morning when they (Aragorn and the others) open the gates and charge ...
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Why in Pixels during Pac-Man game the protagonists were NPC?

In Pixels, in all other levels/games/whatever-you-call-it the aliens were taking part of 'the game' and the Earthlings were supposed to play the game. So why during the game of PacMan it was the other ...
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In Wild Wild West, what kills “Metal Head”?

Near the end of the movie, after they boarded the spider, Jim West (Will Smith) fight some henchmen of Loveless. When comes the turn of "Metal Head", Jim discovers that the guy is entirely armored and ...
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What did Victor do to Reed Richards during the final confrontation?

During the final fight between 2015's Fantastic Four and Victor Von Doom on Planet Zero Victor achieves to impede all of the Four's attacks. His primary way of doing so seems to be to suffocate them ...
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How does Walter know that Gus is the guy he was supposed to meet at the restaurant?

In Breaking Bad season 2 we have seen that Walter goes to meet Gus Fring in Los Pollos Hermanos, but exactly how did Walter White identify that Gus Fring who is the Restaurant manager is the guy whom ...
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How did Van Helsing not turn into a vampire in the movie Dracula 2000?

Paying homage to Wes Craven who recently passed away, I have a question about one of my favorite vampire movies that Craven was an Executive Producer, Dracula 2000. In the movie, Van Helsing is the ...
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Does Jesse go to jail?

This one hunts me down every time I watch the last episode of Breaking Bad. There are two points I argue in my head: Jesse is shown doing woodwork as if he is reborn and his life changes taking the ...
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Why is Drogon free and his brothers Viserion and Rhaegal chained?

In Game of Thrones we have seen that Drogon is freely roaming and flying up in the sky, but what's the reason that we have not seen Viserion and Rhaegal flying freely in the sky? Why are they chained? ...
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How come Ser Loras can declare Sandor Clegane winner of the tourney

In Season 1 episode 5 'The Wolf and the Lion' of 'Game of Thrones', Sandor Clegane (Hound) saves Ser Loras Tyrell from Gregor Clegane (Mountain), when the Mountain attacks the Ser Loras and fights ...
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How did Sylar take the powers of other evolved humans?

In Heroes, Sylar kills other evolved humans and cuts open their skulls to take their powers. How does he do it?
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About the “whacking” scenes in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas

This whole sequence in Goodfellas baffled me. Why was DeNiro's character Jimmy allowed to betray and slaughter every member of his crew, including one of their wives (which I thought was taboo) ...
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What is meant by “I had to invent new rules”?

In Person of Interest episode YHWH (Season 4 finale), there is a heartbreaking dialogue between Finch and the machine, where the machine states I had to invent new rules. What exactly is meant ...
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Why did Elliot return to fsociety in the third episode of Mr. Robot?

This is a plot summary from Wikipedia of the third episode of Mr. Robot: at the party, fsociety leaks Evil Corp's emails that incriminate Colby for covering up a toxic waste leak which caused ...
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High Moon (The Lotus Caves) Floating Eyeballs

High Moon is a (very loose) TV adaptation of the 1969 book The Lotus Caves. It was started as a pilot for a Syfy TV series, but eventually the series was declined. The Pilot was rigged into an ...
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Lawrence of Arabia: women on the cliffs

At about 1:40:00 into the film... When the massed Arabian cavalry leaves the Howeitat encampment to attack Aqaba, they pass by what appear to be women on the surrounding cliffs... ...who are ...
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In the movie Rollerball (1975), why didn't Jonathan quit?

In the original movie Rollerball (1975) Jonathan had many reasons to quit the game. He had reached every success in the sport, was getting old, the upper crust wanted him to quit and threatend him if ...
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Why did Walt take a second job at the A1A Car Wash?

In Breaking-Bad Walter White leaves Gray Matter and becomes a chemistry teacher. What compelled him to take up a second job? Is there any significance of his second job?
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Why did Hector kill Gustavo's partner?

In the flashback scene in Breaking Bad, where Gustavo comes to Don Eladio's mansion to offer business with his partner, why did Hector kill the young chemist?
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What happened to Edmure Tully after the Red Wedding?

All the soldiers and commanders from Tully and Stark family were killed during the bedding ceremony of Edmure Tully. What was his fate after this massacre? Did Walder Frey got his own son in law ...