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Was it actually possible to change past in Time Lapse?

I have just read about 10 pages worth of explanations of time paradox and what Callie was doing with the photographs in the Time Lapse. However, not a single one could clearly answer the most basic ...
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Why was there light emanating from Batman's suit?

In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, during the actual fight scene between Batman and Superman, Batman wears a heavily armored suit. Why did the cowl have blue flashlights glowing from his eyes? ...
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Why was the Elder Wand destroyed rather than returned to Dumbledore's tomb?

Was there ever a reason given for Harry breaking The Elder Wand in two and throwing it away, before even repairing his own wand, contrary to the books, wherein he confers with the portrait of ...
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How long does the President have to claim him?

I'm watching "Spy Game" on Netflix. Apparently Brad Pitt, a spy for the CIA, got arrested for espionage and, upon learning this fact, fellow CIA spy Robert Redford asks his colleagues: How long ...
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Why doesn't Redridge kill Eli at the end of the first shootout?

In The Book of Eli, after Eli (Denzel Washington) has shot most of Carnegie's (Gary Oldman) henchmen and Redridge (Ray Stevenson) has already missed killing him twice, Eli and Redridge are facing ...
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Is the choice of a faction destined or a choice?

In the movie Divergent, Four tells Tris after her psych test (refereed to as S1): "Dauntless don't break the glass like that" This implies that a member of one of the other factions would break ...
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What happens to the embryos in Jurassic Park?

When Denis Nedry is attempting to escape the island with the embryos in Jurassic Park, he drops them. They are covered in mud. What ever happens to those embryos?
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Why did the Arikara spare Glass?

In the movie The Revenant the following happens: Using Henry's corpse as decoy, Glass ambushes Fitzgerald. He chases him into the woods and they engage in a bloody fight beside a river. Glass is ...
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Why didn't Lucifer save the priest?

In s01e09 Lucifer didn't save the priest and he died. I assume he knew some magic. We saw in the first episode that he saved detective Decker. And we saw that Amanadiel saved another life (dirty ...
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What is the connection between the first and second parts of Full Metal Jacket?

The first part is the boot camp part where Private Pyle eventually loses his mind and kills the drill sergeant. Then, like a snap of the finger, we are with Joker in Vietnam and the second half seems ...
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Did Ned Flanders murder anyone?

In the last scene of this gif Ned throws a body out. The end of it is seen here: What's going on? The rest of the gif shows that he's doing regular stuff, as seen in the full video: ...
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How did they know about the ship/items in the badlands in another time-line?

In the series Terra Nova: The people from the year 2149 send a time capsule back in time. They never find the time capsule (Later named: 'The Probe') that they send. So whatever they do in Terra ...
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Why does Moriarty owe Sherlock a fall?

Why does Moriarty owe Sherlock a fall? I mean why did he specifically emphase that he owed Sherlock a fall? What happened between them?
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How can Korra (and how could Aang) go into the Avatar State?

In the final episode of the 3rd season of Legend of Korra, Zaheer and the Red Lotus forced Korra into the Avatar State. But the Avatar State is the combined abilities/knowledge/power ect. of all the ...
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Why did James Donovan not stay at the Hilton in Bridge of Spies?

In Berlin, the CIA folks seemed to stay in the comfortable hotel while they made Tom Hanks's character stay in a gross, cold, run-down hideout.
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Why not use nanomachines to reprogram Pops?

In Terminator 3 we learn that the T-X had the ability to use nano-bots to reprogram and control machines and Terminators alike. In Terminator Genisys a T1000 "drips" into the head of the deactivated ...
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Are Dylan and the Four Horsemen still wanted criminals?

At the end of the movie Now You See Me, the three horsemen (excluding Jack) are on the run from the cops. In the last scene, you can see Dylan in Paris, next to the other cop (the blonde lady) ...
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How did the walkers enter the prison later?

My understanding is that by episode S03E02 "Sick" of The Walking Dead, Rick and his team had cleaned out the whole prison and hardly one walker was alive in the vicinity. The prison was locked on the ...
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What was the red stuff Thomas helping to dig?

Throughout Crimson Peak Thomas was helping or working with some people on a machine which digs red stuff out. What was that red stuff and what's the significance of it to the film?
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What happened to the safe maker?

In the end of the movie Now You See Me, we come to know how Lionel Shrike died. But what's the deal with the safe maker? The safe maker made a faulty safe that resulted in Lionel's death. Shouldn't ...
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In the 1967 film version of Doctor Dolittle, what is the source of his ability to speak to animals?

In the 1967 musical version of the 'Dr Dolittle' story, Doctor John Dolittle is able to converse freely with a wide range of creatures. So what is the source of Dr Dolittle's ability to grunt and ...
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Final scene in The Lazarus Project

In the final scene of “The Lazarus Project”, does the long-shot of the reunification of the Paul Walker and Piper Parabo characters as seen over the sleeping form of the daughter indicate that this is ...
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What is the source of Dr. Dolittle's ability to talk to animals?

In the Dr. Dolittle film series, how does Dolittle talk to animals? Is it just a genetic trait? A gift from God? Alien experimentation? Did one of his ancestors sell his soul to the devil, or get ...
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What was the reason for the Night Watch men's treatment of Jon Snow? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones season 5 episode 10 Mother's Mercy, the watchmen at Castle Black lure Jon Snow outside and lead him to a sign with the word traitor painted on it where a group of mutineers are ...
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What did Frank and Claire realize after watching Governor Conway's video?

At the end of Season 4, Episode 7 of House of Cards (Chapter 46), we see Claire lying in her White House bedroom late at night talking on the phone with her husband, who is also lying in his bedroom ...
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What was the reason for Doug Stamper's final decision about Rachel? [duplicate]

Why did Doug Stamper finally decide to kill Rachel in season 3 of House of Cards?
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Why doesn't Barris not care to save Luckman?

In the movie A Scanner Darkly, there is a scene where Luckman is choking on something he ate. Why does Barris initially not give a damn? But in a little while tried to call 911 but gives incomplete ...
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Who is responsible for sabotaging the car?

In the movie A Scanner Darkly, there is a scene where the accelerator of the car gets jammed. The car fails to slow down. When they check the engine, they note that the link nut has been messed around ...
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Why doesn't the Mosasaurus attack the audience since we know it can reach them?

In Jurassic World, there is a scene in which the Mosasaurus eats a shark. There is a little distance between the pool and audience. Here it does not jump out of the pool and attack anyone. ...
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Is Lady Galadriel really stronger than the Ring?

In Lord Of The Rings: when Frodo met Lady Galadriel alone and showed her the Ring, did she really win over the temptation of the Ring? Is her power stronger than the Ring? Later in The Hobbit ...
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Did Jessica Jones err by chaining Malcolm to a wall and not getting medical help for his detox?

In the show Jessica Jones, we see the character Malcolm undertake a withdrawal from his drug addition. What surprised me is that the titular character (Jessica Jones) handcuffed Malcolm to the wall in ...
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Does Finn know the ways of The Force?

If Finn is not related to any Jedi, then why did he fight with the laser sword and why did Kylo Ren feel him when the First Order were invading the village at the beginning of Star Wars Episode 7?
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Full speech in Finding Forrester

In one of the last scenes of the movie Finding Forrester, an essay is read by Sean Connery's character. A few lines in, music overtakes and you can't hear the rest of the speech. Is there a full ...
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What's in it for Tamaki?

In Ouran High School Host Club, Tamaki decides to make Haruhi a host in place of paying off her 8 million yen debt. If she had continued on as an errand boy, the debt would have been paid off ...
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What do the owls have to do with the events of Twin Peaks?

I recently finished watching Twin Peaks (season 2, not yet the prequel movie) and the ending has been driving me crazy. I'll spare you the rant and come straight to the point. In Twin Peaks many ...
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Was Wil not the chosen one(/druid) to kill the Dagda Mor?

In the series: The Shannara Chronicles evil starts rising again. So the druid, Allanon wakes up after a long deep sleep. His new journey is to find Wil and train him to become the most powerful druid. ...
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What was Amberle Elessedil holding if she is the seed herself?

At the end of The Shannara Chronicles, Amberle Elessedil (the princes) walks into the fire (to another world/dimension) to obtain the seeds to save the Ellcrys. You can see her holding a seed in the ...
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To whom did the bifocals belong to in the movie Chinatown?

In the 1974 movie Chinatown the following happens: At Evelyn's mansion, Gittes finds her servants packing her things. He realizes her garden pond is salt water and discovers a pair of bifocals in ...
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Why are there two Phils?

I only watched the first few "Last Man on Earth", so I guess I missed quite a bit. So when I started watching again I was surprised that either there are 2 Phil Millers, or Tandy and Phil switched ...
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Whatever happened to CWI?

Season 4, like Season 3 of House of Cards, has no mention of Claire's non-profit CWI. Neither has it ever been mentioned whether the organization was dissolved, sold off or changed hands. Was there ...
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Why does Tyler Durden leave the Narrator taking his suitcase?

In the movie Fight Club, Tyler Durden leaves the Narrator taking his suitcase while the narrator was asleep. My question is not about the car crash, it's about the scene that comes after the car ...
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Why was this worse?

In 10 Cloverfield Lane, at one point the air intake and filtration system stops or stalls. Howard says this is bad, because they will run out of air. Then he tries a ceiling hatch/door, and it won't ...
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Why is Stephens in the cell with the Joker in The Dark Knight?

After being captured, the Joker uses Stephens (the cop watching over him) as a hostage in order to escape from his cell to make his phone call, seen here. Why is there anyone in the cell at all, when ...
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why did Caleb try to get Nathan drunk the second time

In Ex Machina, If Caleb had already reprogrammed the security protocol, why did he attempt to get Caleb drunk again? Or perhaps Caleb tried to get Nathan drunk again because he thought that Nathan had ...
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Was the little girl at Lerner Airfield real?

When the passengers of Con Air arrive at Lerner Airfield serial killer Garland Greene goes on a little scouting trip and finds a little girl playing tea party at a deserted swimming pool. He talks ...
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Relationship between “Mr. Orange” and “Mr. White” in “Reservoir Dogs”?

I find the relationship portrayed between Mr Orange and Mr White intimate and I saw a powerful emotional bond formed between these two characters. In the opening when Mr. Orange was shot and ...
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What is the significance of cats in “Belle de Jour”?

Severine asks her husband not to let the cats out while she's being whipped in the film's opening scene. Then, midway through the film, a butler bangs on the door of a room in a mansion and asks the ...
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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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Explanation on the ending of “End Game”

I didn't understand the ending of the movie End Game. Could someone please explain? What did the reporter leaving the First Lady's house at the end have to do with anything? Why wasn't the ...
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What is the “child” in Season 4?

In Season 4 of Game of Thrones Bran met with a "child" who saved him and guided him to meet the Three-eyed-raven. What are those "children"? And are they different from the White Walkers?