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Why doesn't Bran and company immediately leave the weirwood tree?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen episode 5 season 6 of Game of Thrones So the Night's King touches Bran in his sight and the Three eyed Raven tells that he shall come to get him. Also, ...
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How many White Walkers are there?

Season 6 Episode 5 Spoilers Throughout Game of Thrones, we have seen multiple White Walkers die. As far as I remember: Sam killed one with dragonglass Jon Snow killed one with Longclaw I believe ...
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Is the end of this movie meant to be optimistic or pessimistic?

The meditative Clive Owen movie I'll Sleep When I'm Dead starts with a dream-like meditative scene where the lead character monologues about existence and death. The movie follows Clive Owen's former ...
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Why does Lone man say “I'm among no one”?

It's about a dialogue in Limits Of Control In the train Molecules (Japanese woman) says: Among us, there are those who are not among us. and the lone man replies: I'm among no one. Why ...
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Why does Halle Berry cross her legs in front of the bank employee in the final scene?

In the final part of Swordfish (when they're going to withdraw the stolen money at the bank of Monte Carlo), Halle Berry crosses her legs when she sits in the chair to request a withdrawal of all of ...
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What was the reason for Harmony's sister's death?

In Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), At the very end of the movie, Perry explains the reason behind Harmony's sister's suicide. Reason: Dexter (her father) having sex with unknown girl with a pink wig. ...
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What is the significance of the mute girl in The Seventh Seal?

The character credited as the 'Mute Girl', exclaims 'at last' (or words to that effect) as Death enters Block's castle. Is this an obvious reference to the inevitability of death, or does she know ...
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Explanation on the condition of Wolverine

Does Wolverine forget everything in X-Men: Apocalypse while being experimented on as Weapon X? I mean I didn't hear properly when Jean said something about his Amnesia and memories and did something. ...
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Relationship between White Walkers and Children of the Forest

After viewing episode 5 of season 6 of Game of Thrones, we have come to know that But it seems that the White Walkers attack the Children of Forest. My question is why they would do so, given their ...
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Why can't Coraline's real parents remember the trap?

So I learnt many things about Coraline from "The Hidden Meaning of the Movie “Coraline” Basically it looks like a normal fantasy animation movie, but it actually has a deeper meaning. It interprets ...
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How was the White Walker aware of the situation?

After episode S6E5 of Game of Thrones I wondered how it was possible that the White Walker saw Bran? In every other memory that Bran has tried to get the people's attention, they do not see him, so ...
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Question about Caleb Haas/Mark Raymond

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 did Hawkeye become immune to mind control effects?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, there is a scene in which Scarlet Witch manipulates the Avenger's to reveal their worst nightmares, but when it comes to mind controlling Hawkeye, he seems to be immune. ...
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What was Kyle really after in Money Monster?

After watching the Money Monster, I have drawn that Kyle felt cheated by both the show host and the IBIS corporation. He was broken by the stock selling system 'glitch'. Kyle then asked for one thing ...
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On whose behalf was the auctioneer bidding?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
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Why didn't Lou hide from the gangster in the climax of “Nightcrawler”?

After the car crash, even after his partner got shot (his impromptu to kill Rick) while filming the gangster, Lou keeps filming the incident without hiding from the gangster. This scene didn't make ...
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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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Does Mystique not age with time?

In X-Men: First class we see that Mystique (Raven) and Charles grow up together and at that point of time Mystique, Charles and Eric all are of same age group. But in X-Men: The last Stand, which ...
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Why did Django kill miss Lara?

During the climax of Django Unchained, Django enters Calvin's house and he asks Shiba and the other black girl to say goodbye to miss Lara, after which he shoots her. Why did Django kill that lady? ...
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Why did Django push for the slave to be eaten by the dogs?

I love most of Django Unchained, but the part where Django pushes for the slave to be eaten by the dogs bothers me. It's a great movie about justice, except for this one scene where Django pushes for ...
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Why do Ragnar Lothbrok's men carry their own banners?

Throughout Vikings, when the soldiers of other earls are shown, they carry shields bearing the banner of their liege, in all cases except Ragnar's. Is there a historical or canonical reason for ...
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What's happening with the grandpa Bob? [duplicate]

What happened with Joy's father in Room, especially when he quits the dinner?
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Explanation for Gordon and Vallens in the final scene

As Blue Velvet nears the final scenes, Jeffery enters Dorothy's apartment and sees that Vallens is dead and Gordon has been inflicted with some type of grisly brain trauma. Vallens had presumably ...
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Why is this guy still standing with a head shot?

I found this weird scene from Blue Velvet (1986): See here, the yellow clothed guy is standing still without moving with a head injury (maybe head shot). So how is he still standing?
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How did Magneto know Mystique injected the metal into Laurio's body?

In X2, Magneto sensed the iron in the guardian Laurio's blood, which was injected by Mystique, and used it to escape the plastic prison. It is normal that he sensed it, since he is, well... Magneto. ...
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If “Steel Mountain” in Mr. Robot is underground, how does that offer the implied vulnerability?

The Steel Mountain data storage facility in the series Mr. Robot is described as being an old mine. We see it has roads and enormous galleries in "L2" which doesn't have radio reception. So as of this ...
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Glengarry Glen Ross - Willamson left the office before Roma got the Lingk contract

In Glengarry Glen Ross (1992 Film adaptation) Levine follows Williamson out to his car as he's leaving the office. Levine begs for new leads and Williamson refuses him. Next scene is Moss and Aaronow ...
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Can someone explain what Genevieve was going to originally do in Rush Hour 3?

There is a scene in Ruch Hour 3 where Genevieve is in bed with Carter. Later on because Lee startles them and the assassin enters the room it ends up turning into this: However prior to actually ...
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Did Miles Dyson kill all these policemen?

I stumbled upon this recent question about Terminator 2, in particular about the scene where Miles Dyson dies after having been wounded lethally and trying to buy time for the others by detonating a ...
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Did Magneto ever actually expect to commit genocide in X2?

In X2, Magneto prevents Stryker's attempted genocide of all mutants by using his powers to turn off and open the door to Dark Cerebro before Jason can make Prof. X successfully kill any mutants. Then ...
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How do they keep docking in Star Trek: Enterprise?

I am re-watching Enterprise. Among all the weird history/lore stuff, one thing continues to bother me to no end. How in the hell, does the Enterprise constantly dock with darn near every ship out ...
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Why does William Stryker say he gave Wolverine claws even though he had them way before?

In X2, just right before Wolverine chains Stryker to the chopper, William Stryker says the following: People don't change, Wolverine. You were an animal then. You're an animal now. I ...
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Why is not a single grounder deformed in The 100?

Due to the radiation, at least some of them should have been deformed. The people in the desert produced deformed offspring, and the deformed were outcast, or killed. But all grounders are very ...
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If Wolverine's skeleton is completely bonded with Adamantium, why are his teeth still white?

In "X-Men Origins Wolverine", Logan undergoes an operation to have Adamantium bonded to his skeleton. Why doesn't the Adamantium bond to his teeth?
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For Magneto, does being powerless mean he is innocent?

Magneto spends the better part of the X-Men trilogy trying to exterminate all human life on earth, being imprisoned and subsequently killing his way out. Afterwards, why was he left free to roam sunny ...
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How did Ripley not age after 57 years of floating in space?

In Aliens, at the beginning of the movie we see Ripley being discovered by a patrolling space craft. She is later revealed that she has been travelling for 57 years (correct me if I am wrong). Her ...
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Why do chipped people obey A.L.I.E?

There is something I do not understand in the series The 100. There is all this stuff about the City of Light, and the chipped people who obey ALIE. However, I do not understand why they obey her. I ...
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What is the meaning of the line at the end of Chinatown?

At the end of the amazing film Chinatown, Jake Gittes is told, 'Forget it Jake, it's Chinatown'. What are supposed to deduce from this? Is it that Jake is powerless to prevent or challenge what had ...
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How did Newt survive while she was alone?

In Aliens, how did Newt survive while she was alone? Early in the movie, it is revealed that the little girl, Newt, had survived alone for several days among the aliens -- the very same aliens that ...
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Why was Rhodey not affected mentally?

Wasn't Rhodey supposed to be damaged mentally and not physically by the Mind Stone attack which Vision fired at him in Captain America: Civil War? I mean, I know he was paralysed (that is related to ...
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How did Lois Lane know that she has to bring back the spear?

At the end of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice only Superman knows what happens inside there. How did Lois Lane understand that she has to bring the rod back to kill... the monster?
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What is the fee for opening the door in The Last Car?

In the episode "The Last Car" from the Tales from the Darkside, what is the fee for opening the door? When the woman tries to open the door she is warned about a fee but the amount is never revealed.
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Why does Thor try to break out of the cage?

In the Avengers, why does Thor desperately try to break out of the cage / box while it is falling in which he is trapped by Loki if he is a demi god and immortal? I remember Loki telling him that they ...
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Where was the money transferred to in The Night Manager?

In The Night Manager, episode 6: So, where (or to whom) did he transfer the money?
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How were some gods brought back to life?

In Gods of Egypt, lots of gods have been killed during the movie, and it was mentioned more than once that this is impossible to bring back the dead, including dead gods. However, in the end, some ...
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Why did they cut only part of the pant like this?

In Monster's Ball (2001), why did they cut only part of the jeans pant of a criminal like this?
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Why didn't the Dogville people sell Grace for reward?

In one scene in Dogville (2003) the cop announced a big reward on Grace because of the bank robbery but no one reported to the cop, even though the Dogville people hate Grace so much. Why?
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What is the significance to the manner of suicides in Virgin Suicides

Is there some sort of significance or symbolism to the fact that all the sisters committed suicide in different ways. It would have been easier for them all to go out in the same way. For reference - ...
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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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Why does the terminator leave the scene of the car crash?

After the police car chase scene, the terminator crashes into a wall and Sarah and Kyle are surrounded by police. The terminator has apparently fled the scene. Why? Surely he is not afraid of small ...