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Why did Irving only concentrate on Tellegio?

Inn American Hustle Irving has to catch 4 con artists asked by Richie, but most of the time he concentrated on only 1 con artist "Tellegio", why so?
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How could Jon Snow do what he did in “Oathbreaker”?

At the end of the third episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones, after hanging the culprits who tried to kill him, Jon Snow relieved himself from the Night's Watch. How can he do so? One can ...
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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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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 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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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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Is coming out of a limbo easy or difficult?

At Level 1 when Saito is shot in the chest and Eames is about to shoot him in the head (in the warehouse) Cobb stops him saying that as they are all on sedatives killing him would send him to the ...
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Drugging Robert Michael Fischer on Flight

In Inception, why does Cobb slip the sedative into Robert's glass of water himself, taking considerable amount of risk at getting caught? Why didn't the Air hostess get the pre-drugged water for ...
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When did the Inception start?

Many have wondered about this and this may be the silliest question asked regarding the movie INCEPTION but here it is.... When did the Inception start? Or Could it be that the whole movie was a ...
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Who was dreaming when and whose mind was being projected?

Can someone provide an exhaustive list of who was dreaming whose mind was the one that filled it with its subconscious in each dream they shared in Inception?
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How did they bring Fischer back to life within the 3rd layer of the dream?

Near the end of Inception, Mal shoots Fischer, killing him (or at least mortally wounding him) within the 3rd layer of the dream. Dom and Ariadne go down a level to find him and bring him back. How ...
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Why did Robert Fischer really accept the inception?

In Inception when every one wakes up in the airplane, Saito finally makes the call so I can understand he knows Cobb successfully planted the idea in Robert's mind. But I don't understand why Robert ...
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Does Two-Face die at the end of The Dark Knight?

Does the Two-Face die in the final scene of the Dark Knight? If he does, then how does he become one of the long lasting rival of Batman?
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Why did they choose Stevens to go into the Source Code?

Why they used a person who doesn't have any knowledge of the Source Code? Stevens is dead for two months, so they have much time to choice a candidate. Why did they keep his body for two months? Why ...
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Why does Officer Barrigan think Costigan is a mole for Costello? [duplicate]

Officer Barrigan never met Costigan anywhere in The Departed. Why would he think Costigan is a mole for Costello. Why does Officer Barrigan think Costigan is mole for Costello?
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Why does Barry do what he does at the end of Flash Season 2?

In the 23rd and last episode of The Flash's Season 2, It is unclear what he will do from now on or how he will come back, since the whole continuum in which the episode (and past season) took ...
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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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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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What happened to Magneto after the past changed in X Men Days of Future Past?

In X Men Days of Future Past, After the history was changed, Logan wakes up and we see that everyone is there, including Charles, Jean, Scott, Storm, and Beast. However, Magneto was not there. He was ...
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In Quantico, why does the FBI have access to presidential movement routes?

Quantico centers around FBI trainee turned agent Parrish. The villain of the season requires Parrish to pull some secret data. Which turns out to be movement plans and routes for presidential level ...
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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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Why was Captain Steven “Steve” Hiller denied by NASA?

One of plots in Independence Day has United States Marine Cpt. Steven "Steve" Hiller wanting to become an Astronaut. It's part of his motivation in life. One scene prior to the apocalypse has him ...
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Why did Walt kill the drug dealers?

In Breaking Bad, Season 3 Episode 12 (Half Measures), Jesse is incensed with the rival drug dealers for using children (in particular Tomás) to do their killing and selling. Gus orders the dealers "No ...
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What's so funny about starched collars?

In Bobby Deerfield, Bobby said this to Karl whose neck is injured and wearing a collar, You have to tell them, Karl, no more starch in the collars. Why are they laughing?
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Why does Lefty say that he has to “check his lipstick”?

At about 39:13 in Donnie Brasco, when Al Pacino (lefty) said: "I'm checking my lipstick." What's that supposed to mean? When he looks backward with a mirror, is it because he is afraid to get whacked ...
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What is funny about Frankie's line about aspiration?

In Frankie and Johnny, Frankie says: Aspiration? Have you been shaving again? What's funny about this line?
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Why does Ivan tell his daughter to “act her age”?

At around the 10 minute mark in Author! Author! there's a dinning scene. When one of Ivan's daughter said "My cheese, I love my cheesie" And Ivan told her to act her age (she's 11). What does that ...
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What paper does Ron stick infront of a car's window that belongs to the people from IRS?

There is a scene which Ron Woodroof's stuffs (medicines) are being taken by the IRS. He is very angry (And cocky) and he sticks a paper in front of a car's window that belongs to the people from IRS. ...
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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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Why did the alien invaders let Russell Casse go?

In Independence Day, Vietnam vet & redneck crop duster pilot Russell Casse was supposedly abducted by the alien invaders in 1986. He ended up a crazy alien conspiracy nut, shunned by others, which ...
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What was the reason for Javert's decision?

In the film Les Misérables Javert kills himself after letting Valjean pass. Why did he commit suicide? Was it because he felt he failed? Was it because he didn't want to be indebted to a criminal? ...
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What was the 'cricket' noise for?

In Cell... When the protagonists are on the outskirts of Boston they are chased by a group of phone zombies. The protagonists hide and the phone zombies do not find them, instead they all turn to ...
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How did Eloise Hawking know which flight the losties had to catch?

In Lost TV series, Daniel Faraday's mother (Eloise Hawking) meets the losties who want to return to the island. How does she know what flight they have to catch to crash again and return. What's the ...
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Why did the FBI want to extract information about Buffalo Bill from Hannibal Lecter?

If Lecter is also a criminal then why did the investigation team trust him in The Silence of the Lambs? Why would a criminal give correct information about another criminal?
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What made Lord Vader stay with Palpatine after he'd killed Padme?

In the 3rd episode of the series ("The Revenge of the Sith"), in the ending we see that Anakin kills Padme. Then he fights Obi Wan, loses and the Emperor saves him. When Vader asks if Padme's alright, ...
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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 did Bruno's parents assume he was killed so quickly?

In the movie Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008), the young protagonist Bruno befriends a Jewish prisoner, Shmuel, at a concentration camp near his home. At the end of the movie, Bruno sneaks away from ...
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Why does Bud White still investigate the Night Owl Murders even after he finds the perpetrators?

The perpetrators of the Night Owl murders in L.A. Confidential (1997) turned out to be three black people. Bud finds it so earlier but still Bud White hunts on, why so? I mean like visiting Lefferts’ ...
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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 does Master Ip want to sew a button onto a paper?

In the martial arts movie Ip Man 3 from 2015 Master Ip asks his wife to sew a button onto a paper and she does it. So why does he want to sew a button onto that paper?
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Why did they rollback to that specific point in The Triangle?

I just saw The Triangle. They explained what happened and it all started in 1943. Due to some ship wanted to be invisible. So at the end of the movie, they destroy the Triangle and everything gets ...
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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 does Jay know where Samar and Sahil are heading in the ending?

In the ending of Dhoom 3, how does Jay know the location of Samar and Sahil? Is Alia her informer as Sunehri in Dhoom 2? If yes then how does she know where they are heading?
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Why Keep Forming Voltron?

Like the title says, isn't it better to form Voltron, and keep Voltron formed so Voltron is always ready? Why separate after Voltron is formed? Is there some specific tactical advantage to keeping the ...
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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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Did Trevor Reznik really go to the amusement park?

In The Machinist, we see Trevor Reznik go to the amusement park with Maria (the waitress) and Nicholas (her son). Trevor and Nicholas go on the Route 666 ride, and Nicholas has an epileptic fit. ...
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Why did David choose to ingratiate himself into Caleb's family?

In The Guest (2014), a photo proved that Caleb and David were some sort of comrades during their service with the US armed forces, so it made sense that Caleb's family would welcome David. However, ...
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What does the doctor mean by “plastic” in Room?

After the escape, a doctor tells Ma that it’s a good thing she got Jack out while he was still "plastic". What does he mean by plastic?
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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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Why do Mugato's guys kill this person?

In Zoolander 2 (2016), I really don't understand Why Mugato's guys kill Justin Bieber. In the final scenes Derek Zoolander asks Mugato about Justin Bieber's murder. But he didn't answer.