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Why is the Professor still in a wheel chair?

Charles Xavier died in X-Men Last Stand. But according to the post credits scene of that movie and this link, Charles transferred his mind to his brain-dead twin brother's body. So now that he is ...
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How did Mr Brooks get rid of Smith's deposit box's content?

In the graveyard scene, Mr. Brooks tells Mr. Smith (Balford) that the content of his safety deposit box has vanished. How did he get rid of that content to make sure no one knows about the pictures ...
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How does Superman know Batman is Bruce Wayne

In the final fight between Batman and Superman in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Superman addressed Batman as Bruce which is his true identity. How did he know Batman was Bruce Wayne?
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Was the world ever more radioactive?

In Godzilla (2014), it is mentioned that "those" creatures flourished when the world was more radioactive. Does it make sense?
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How did a signal turn the ship around?

In the Thunderbirds episode Sun Probe the ship fails to fire its boosters because of "radiation" but somehow Thunderbird was able to fire them remotely... How, if the solarnoughts on the ship itself ...
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What do the bugs symbolize in “Pi”?

In Pi (1998) we see bugs surrounding Max's brain during one of his hallucinations, and we also see bugs around Max's computer. What I don't understand is that sometimes the bugs are seen as a good ...
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Why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes?

In the movie "The Equalizer", why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes, what's the benefit of that? Like when Nikolai showed up at his front door.
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Why does Tyrell Wellick put on latex gloves in Elliot's apartment?

In the final episode of season 1, Tyrell enters Elliot's apartment to ask him about his plan. He begins to put latex gloves. Earlier in the season, we saw Tyrell put on gloves before beating up the ...
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Why does Sophie wear the jacket inside out?

In The BFG, Sophie is given clothes by the friendly giant. One of the items is a red velvet jacket. After she picked it up, she flips it inside-out, and wears it with the red velvet inside. I don't ...
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What does the end of Nina Forever mean?

In the end of the movie Nina Forever (2015), Rob walks away and Holly makes space for someone in her bed and goes to sleep. What is that ending supposed to signify?
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Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of 'New World'?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car that pulls up next to his?
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Why didn't Murdock notice that Fisk wasn't lying when he talked about improving the city?

I'm only up to Daredevil S01E09 so far and Murdock just went to the art gallery to meet with Fisk's Girlfriend. But if I understand this correctly, Fisk genuinely wants to fix the city. So when ...
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In the Film Red who shoots Joe as he leaves Dunning's house?

While Joe and frank are at Dunning's house, the FBI (or maybe the CIA, or maybe both!?) surrounds them. Victoria tells them they are surrounded and there is no clean exit, but she can cover them to ...
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Correlation of events in Red Lights

This is about the movie Red Lights (2012). Is there any correlation between the deaths of Margaret and the skeptic reporter who both die of heart attacks. Or is it simply coincidence?
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How is Cooper's age justified?

In Interstellar the course of events to my knowledge is the following: The time taken to travel from Earth to the wormhole is 2yrs (Aggregate = 2). After that we don't know how much time passed on ...
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Why did Fury (2014) end this way?

This movie is recently released and I'm sure some movie fanatics have seen it here. Warning: this question has spoilers. Fury is a 2014 American war film set during World War II written and ...
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How was Deke Simmons married to Mimi Corcoran

In episode 7 of the show 11.22.63 Jake is recovering from amnesia and has the following interaction with Deke Simmons Jake: Thanks, Frank. Deke: It's Deke, son. Deke Simmons. Jake: I know. ...
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Does Wolverine still have his adamantium claws after the change in events?

Wolverine ends up changing history from 1973 and manages to change the outcome of the future. In the scene where Wolverine gets pulled from the bottom of the bay and onto the boat, General Stryker (...
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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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Does Bran Stark have this power? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones season 6 we have seen that Bran possesses the power of But as far as we have seen, Bran can see only Except one is confusing: in one vision Bran saw So my question is can ...
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What was the age of Adaline Bowman's daughter in The Age of Adaline?

I was rewatching The Age of Adaline and I got a little bit confused. What's the age of Adaline Bowman's daughter Flemming Prescott in the movie? She is aging normally and we eventually see her age ...
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What happened to George Fleming in Chuck?

In the episode 'Chuck versus the Alma Mater', Chuck has a flashback to his university days. One person featuring heavily in them was Professor George Fleming, his Stanford professor, who kicked Chuck ...
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How does Murphy overcome the “Red Asset”?

During the raid of the OmniCorp Headquarters Rick Mattox is almost able to kill RoboCop, due to wearing a bracer tagged as a Red Asset (marking him as Do not engage). Luckily enough, Jack Lewis is ...
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How was Kristina born without any birth defects?

In Blow (2001), Kristina is the daughter of Mirtha. During her pregnancy, Mirtha snorted a lot of cocaine & drank a lot of alcohol, which should definitely affect the baby she is carrying. ...
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Why did Grandfather insist on Albert knowing Emilie's name before giving him the horse?

Towards the end of the film "War Horse," Albert is attempting to bid on the horse, Joey, before it is auctioned off by the military. Also present at the auction is Emilie's grandfather (unnamed), who ...
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Did Chumhum drop Florrick-Agos as their law firm in “The Debate”? If so, how does “Dark Money” make sense?

In the 6th season of The Good Wife, I believe in the episode titled "The Debate" (or a nearby episode), Florrick/Agos' largest client, Neil Gross, the owner of Chumhum, says he is leaving them after ...
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What was the mechanic noise behind the Black Smoke Monster in Lost?

In the Lost series, I could understand in the end, what was the Black Smoke Monster but I could never figure out the origin of the mechanic noise that followed it. What was producing this noise?
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Why did the convict stop his car to pick up Pee Wee?

So in Pee Wee's Big Adventure a convict with black hair in his 40s named Mickey Morelli stopped his red convertible to pick up Pee Wee Herman, an old school nerd in his early 30s. What I am wondering ...
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How does Marlin know Jenny and Charlie in Finding Dory

In Finding Dory, when Marlin meets Dory's parents, it seems as if they all knew each other already. Is that the case? Or are they just recognizing each other based on what Dory had said? I am not sure ...
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Explanation of the ending of Unfriended

They figured out who was killing everyone, so why did the ghost/monster show up and close her laptop in the end? I tried to find what I could but I just can't find anything.
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Why does Proximo have this person killed?

Why kill someone if they are to make a profit from it? In Gladiator there is a scene where Proximo is giving a speech about how he just bought all these slaves, so that he can profit from their death....
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Condition of Earth in Interstellar

What caused the earth condition in Interstellar in the first place? Was it global warming that caused the dust storms because of soil erosion?
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What is in Meghan's box in Felicity?

For the whole of the first season in Felicity, Meghan (Felicity's room-mate) keeps on telling her to not look in her box. I know that it is something shocking because when Meghan's parents come to ...
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What does Rick kill in 'Auto Erotic Assimilation'

Towards the end of the third episode in season 2 of Rick and Morty we see Here are some pictures: Is there any information about what the alien creature was, or its significance to Rick? It's ...
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How did team 1 of animals find team 2 of animals?

In The Secret Lives of Pets, and it looks like curtains for our protagonists, when My question is this: How did Gidget et al. know where to find Max and Duke, and get to them in time? Apologies ...
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What goes down in final scene of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”?

The awesome relationship movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) ends with a scene in which the two main characters are tempted to get back together but are not sure. The woman points out ...
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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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What protocols did NASA stop using during Apollo 9 that the CNSA is still using?

In the amazing film, "The Martian", there is a montage sequence where everyone is figuring out how to get the Hermes resupplied for it's rescue mission of Space Pirate Mark Watney. During this ...
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Why is it impossible for women to be impregnated on the Island and survive the whole pregnancy?

Claire was able to give birth on the Island because she had conceived her child off the Island. However, no women who were impregnated on the Island could complete the term / give birth, and all died. ...
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Did people die because of Doug wanting to climb to the top?

I was watching Everest (2015) and I can't help but wonder if Rob and many others died because of Doug's adamance to reach the top. If Rob hadn't agreed with Doug, they would've been heading down. ...
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Does Natalie sleep with Leonard in Memento?

In Memento, Natalie and Leonard pass the night together in Natalie's house after Leonard has killed her boyfriend, Jimmy. Natalie is undressing Leonard, uncovering his tattoos and touching his body. ...
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Was this a mistake in the fan's planning?

In Bollywood film, Fan (2016), just after post interval, we see "the fan" jogging in London streets. And then suddenly he sees Madame Tussaud's museum and thinks something. Then buys a ticket and mess ...
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How did Fred Madison change into Pete Dayton in prison?

How did Fred Madison change into Pete Dayton in prison in Lost Highway?
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How was Terry Colby framed in Mr. Robot Episode 1?

In the First Episode Terry Colby is framed for hacking into the server. All Elliot did was replace the log in the DVD/CD/Disc. There would be ISP logs both for the server and Colby's IP: First logs ...
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Who's in on the master plan?

What characters exactly are in on the grand rouse in Ocean's Twelve (i.e. that they've already agreed with Lamark to steal the egg and humiliate the night fox in return for $160+ million before the ...
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Why didn't Natalie realise Leonard killed her boyfriend?

I had to see Memento several times including the chronological version to really understand it. It is one of my favourite movies, but even after so many views there is one thing I don't get. Why didn'...
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Ending to Memento

I know I'm a little behind, but I just watched the movie Memento and the ending got me thinking a lot. And when I think a lot I usually turn toward the internet to find the vast majority of solutions ...
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Did Leonard Shelby know his wife because of his subconscience?

In the beginning of the movie when Leonard is talking on the phone to the mysterious caller (who we find out is Teddy [John gamble {not thee John G}]). He says he is different from Sammy Jenkins ...
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Did Natalie really help Leonard or was she just using him again?

We know that the first time Natalie set Leonard up to get someone (a thug named Dodd), her motivation was selfish, and she deceived Leonard in the process. However, when she helps him find the John G....
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Why did the cops take a breath alcohol test on Diana?

Actually Diana was not driving any vehicle in Identity Thief, she was arrested because she was behaving badly at a bar. So why did the police take a Breath alcohol test for Diana?