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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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Why does Robert Redford pour water on his radio and a cellphone?

I'm at a loss for why Robert Reford poured water on his radio and cellphone in All Is Lost. The movie is on Netflix and the scene in question is at 16:50. Any ideas?
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If “No One” uses a face from the Hall of Faces to become someone then how did he do this

In season five of Game of Thrones, when Arya becomes blind there is a very interesting detail most of us might have missed. Let's not stretch the question: Arya returns after assassinating Ser ...
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Why is the spacecraft seen in space at the start of Pandorum?

Since the spacecraft in Pandorum has already fallen to the planet Tanis, why does the movie show the spacecraft floating into space in the start? There is no evidence that this is a flashback.
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What does Chandler mean by “turtles came up”?

In Friends Season 3 Episode 25 the following scene happens: [Scene: The beach house, the next morning. Chandler and Monica are in the kitchen eating breakfast.] Rachel: (entering) Well! Is ...
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Why does Milton also kill good people?

In The Devil's Advocate (1997) I know Milton is a good guy and teached his son a big lesson about vanity. Then why did he kill Eddie and Mitch Weaver, both are good people?
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Why didn't Julia change into a zombie even she got infected? [closed]

In one of the scenes of Warm Bodies (2013): The scanner is saying she is infected, so why didn't she turn into a zombie? The guard didn't even inform her father after noticing it.
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What is the point of the interrogations in the movie “Basic”?

My questions regard the movie Basic. Since at the end we find out that: I wonder what was the point of all the interrogations and false stories? Why Hardy and Osborne had to go back and forth ...
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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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Why is everyone's limbo space the same in Inception?

Cobb, Ariadne, Fischer, Saito all die in the dream and end up in the same Limbo world, which is the world Cobb and Mal built. Does this have any logical explanation according to the rules set up by ...
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Robots at the end of X-Men: Apocalypse

In X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) at the very end of the movie, while they are showing the newly assembled X-Men in a brief Ewok celebration, there appear several metallic robots. What are those and why are ...
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How did Gabe know about the relationship between Zach and Shaun?

In Shelter (2007) , Zach kept his relationship with Shaun secret from everyone. Tori realized it because she has seen their closeness but Gabe was not there when Zach and Shaun developed that ...
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How did Finch's cover identity get blown?

In Person of Interest, in "The Day The World Went Away", Finch's cover identity is exposed after he visited a cafe he brought Grace to. How did Samaritan establish the link between Professor Whistler ...
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With Whom was Isabelle Speaking At the End

As "Blood Orange" (2016 version) draws to an ending, Isabelle makes two telephone calls: From inside the villa, she presumably calls the police and reports that her husband has been murdered. She ...
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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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Why did Voldemort call Harry's mother a Muggle?

I was recently (re)watching Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and I'm confused about something that Voldemort says near the end of the movie. Near the end of the movie, when Voldemort confronts ...
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How did Alex get the job at a fast food restaraunt with no ID?

In Into the Wild, Alex threw away all of his IDs, burned his Social Security card, and resisted the temptation to try to re-acquire an ID at a later time. I can understand that he may have been able ...
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Why was it better to abandon the boat?

I did not quite understand the reasoning re abandoning the boat in The Revenant. To my understanding, travelling in the boat would have removed them from the pursuing people faster than those pursuing ...
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Why did the farmer get arrested?

In Into the Wild, the cool dude the main character was working for on a farm got arrested by the FBI. Another character says "I warned him about those little black boxes." What was this about? Is it ...
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Why does nobody care that Natalie steals an identity card?

In Up in the Air (2009), there is a scene where Natalie Keener (in a black dress in the picture below) steals someone's identity card. Why does no one care that she is easily stealing an identity ...
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Why did The Mountain slaughter his horse?

In Game of Thrones s01e05 "The Wolf and the Lion", Ser Gregor Clegane (The Mountain) slaughtered his horse just after being defeated by Ser Loras in a jousting competition. My question is why did The ...
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What's In the Case?

In the movie Ronin (1998), I want to know what was in the case. I am well aware that the contents of the case are irrelevant to the plot - the Deniro character just wants to catch the IRA Shamis. ...
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Why did Harry not use Polyjuice Potion at the wedding of Bill and Fleur?

In the movie Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter did not disguise himself using polyjuice potion at the wedding of Bill and Fleur. But in the book he was disguised as a cousin of the Weasleys, Barny ...
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Why didn't they disarm Howard and tie him up first?

In the movie 10 Cloverfield Lane, at some point Michelle and Emmett decided to escape the bunker. Why didn't they just disarm Howard and tie him up before anything else, so that they would have no ...
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Why did the Brotherhood Without Banners attack this group in S06E07?

In S03E04 ("And Now His Watch is Ended") of Game of Thrones, Beric Dondarrion says to Sandor Clegane: That's what we are: ghosts. Waiting for you in the dark. You can't see us, but we see you. No ...
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Why aren't robots fighting back in Automata?

In the movie Automata, as explained, based on the 2nd directive robots cannot cause harm to humans. However, we later discover that the 2nd directive was overwritten by an intelligent robot that was ...
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What was with the two different colored prison uniforms in Daredevil season 2?

In Daredevil S02, we see two kinds of prison uniforms, full orange and full white. We see in the flashback that Wilson Fisk gets a white prison uniform but his current one was orange. The Punisher ...
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Can someone explain the ending of the movie “Bleed”

I understand that the town folk are basically a cult, that Sarah and Eric were born on the same day Ana Harris died, and that Ana Harris is the small red head girl depicted through out the film. What ...
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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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What happened to Claire?

I've recently watched the movie "The Invitation" by director Karyn Kusama and I've really enjoyed it. The movie is a thriller and is about a friends' reunion that occurs after over two years from the ...
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In the first season finale of the Flash, how did they know their plan would work the way it did?

(Spoiler alert for anybody who's even more behind in the show than I am.) So I recently watched the first season of The Flash, and during the season finale... ...how did everybody know that this ...
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What happened to Flint Lockwoods mother?

In Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, there is a running plot line about the mother of protagonist Flint Lockwood. She believed in him, where his father did not. It is mentioned in passing, that she ...
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Spirit realm explanation from Kung Fu Panda 3

Early in the movie Kai collects enough chi to leave the spirit realm. So why is it that later when Po brings them both to the spirit realm Kai doesn't simply return to the mortal realm? He had more ...
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How did they find the location of Panda village?

How did Tigress And Kai Find the location of panda village?
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How can Professor X walk and use his powers?

After the bullet accident in X Men First Class, Charles Xavier (Prof. X) was only able to walk if he injected the serum that Beast created: (Days of Future Past) This serum blocks his mind powers, ...
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How did Apocalypse trap Quicksilver?

During the final fight with Apocalypse Quicksilver speeds up and starts landing blows to En Sabah Nur but after a while he traps his leg using the earth or sand. How does he do that (follow ...
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Was Berlin a part of the grand setup?

In The Life of David Gale, as the movie ends, you realize that the execution was all planned by Constance and David. What I want to know is: Was Berlin a part of the setup? What leads me to believe ...
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How did Harry Potter recover after Voldemort's attack?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Harry had the resurrection stone, which can bring death to life. But in the movie it was shown that in spite of having a resurrection stone, nobody ...
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How did Mirena survive the fall?

In the movie: Dracula Untold. When Vlad Dracula is fighting the Turisk army, with his powers (giant hand of bats etc...) His wife and son are at highest point of the towers. His son gets taken ...
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Explanation for character actions in Arrow S03E17?

I don't understand the motivations or actions in Arrow season 3 episode 17. First Ray Palmer literally grilled Arsenal (Roy) and I already thought he's dead, but no one even cares about him and ...
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Did Jerome know that the paintings he was appropriating were human remains from the Strathmore Strangler?

At the climax of the movie Art School Confidential, Jerome, the disillusioned art student, takes the paintings of the old drunk Jimmy and enters them in an art show. They turn out to be gruesome ...
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Meaning and influence of the tip at the end of Men In Black 3?

I know many things did not make sense in Men In Black 3 but the last scene where griffin is eating pie and notices K did not give a tip and looks up to see a meteor and as soon as K remembers and ...
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Why did Christine Collins never demand DNA testing on her fake kid?

In Changeling (2008), Cops handed over a fake kid to Collins, then pretend for it to be the real kid. Then why can't she demand a DNA testing on this fake kid?
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How could Sam pull Michael in the cage with him?

On Supernatural, in 5x22 "Swan Song", Sam (while controlling Lucifer) was able to pull Michael with him in the cage. How could he do that? Michael is an archangel, he could've just zap Sam out of ...
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Why does Tony Stark replace Jarvis as his AI after Age of Ultron?

Jarvis was a very sophisticated artificial intelligence but essentially was software, right? It would seem uncharactistic (and kind of dumb) if Tony not have multiple backups of Jarvis. So why did he ...
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Why did Howard Saint want revenge on “Otto Krieg”?

In the beginning of the 2004 movie The Punisher, an arms deal went horribly wrong and both Bobby Saint (Howard's son) and Otto Krieg (the arms dealer) died in an accidental shootout with police. ...
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How did Fawkes find the Chamber of Secrets?

In the climax of the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, when Voldemort set the basilisk on Harry, the phoenix of Dumbledore, Fawkes suddenly appears in the chamber with the sorting hat, ...
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Why did Ginny Weasley not get killed by the Basilisk in the Chamber of Secrets?

Ginny Weasley was responsible for the opening of the chamber of secrets, (she was possessed by Riddle's diary). As Voldemort said, one has called the Basilisk otherwise that creature wouldn't come out....
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What did happen to make Lauren move away from Sean?

In Mystic River, I didn't understand what made Lauren move away. According to an answer in Yahoo! Answer, seems like he accused her to cheated him--but that doesn't make sense; at least that event isn'...
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Why doesn't Lauren say a thing when Sean calls her?

In Mystic River, Sean has a wife called Lauren. She calls him from time to time but she says nothing while he is always saying something--even it being something related to his day-by-day routines. ...