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Who are “they” in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, NASA scientists keep referring "they" in most of their conversation with Cooper. Are "they" mean alien or some supernatural race?
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Why didn't detective Boney question Amy's neighbor for details?

In Gone Girl, Amy's neighbor Noelle Hawthorne comes to detective Boney and tells her that she was a friend of Amy. Next we see that while her investigation is going on, Noelle comes to Amy & ...
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What is Jerome saying with the tuft of hair?

At the end of Gattaca, before Vincent heads to his flight, Jerome shows him a whole lot of samples and says that he's going on a "journey" himself. He gives Vincent an envelope not to open before he's ...
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How did Louis Bloom get away with what he got away with?

At the end of the movie NightCrawler, the main character Louis Bloom seems to have gotten away with a felony. He clearly withheld information from the police. So why didn't the the detectives get a ...
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Before I Go to Sleep - plot issue

On the last day of the plot of Before I Go to Sleep, Ben/Mike is shown in his car as he leaves the house for the day. On the passenger seat is a second phone that is ringing. That phone shows that the ...
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How did the guys get weapons and gadgets in the sewer?

In the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) movie, April rescued the turtles and the rat (Splinter) and left them in sewer. When they grew up, they had access to gadgets like skateboards, monitors ...
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The Rock: Mistake or deliberate?

I just watched an old classic, The Rock from 1996 with Nicolas Cage and Sean Connery (among other) and while watching it I noticed something I hadn’t notice before which didn’t quite sit well in my ...
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Where are the dogs in Titanic?

In the movie Titanic, when Jack first sees Rose for the first time, there are some dogs being taken for a walk on that deck by an officer. But when the Titanic is going down, none of the dogs were ...
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How does the Basilisk roam around Hogwarts?

In the movie Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets, and of course in the book, Hermione Granger states: The Basilisk travels around Hogwarts through pipes. Now this snake is huge, almost 50 ...
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Who is this giant in Hancock?

In the tornado battle in Hancock when Hancock is fighting his "wife" there appears to be a huge (maybe mechanical) figure running through the destruction. It appears to be almost twice the size ...
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Where did the “dog” come from?

In I Am Number Four when John (Number Four) and Henri are moving from the beach to Paradise, they are being followed by a lizard which then transforms into a dog and gets adopted by them. Later on ...
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Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
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Did Nick really push Amy?

During the first half of Gone Girl, we see many scenes narrated by Amy. These are as written in her diary. So was that pushing incident a reality?
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Event Horizon “disappearance” plot hole

The premise of the movie is that the Event Horizon, a secret prototype "gravity drive" powered faster-than-light spaceship, mysteriously "disappears" on its maiden test flight to Alpha Centauri. But ...
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Why did Fury (2014) ended 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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Where did Loco get the rifle from?

During The Great Silence (orig.: Il grande silenzio) the sheriff is escorting Loco out of Snow Hill to the higher orders for supposedly attacking Silence. During their travel they make a stop in the ...
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What did Jules Gaspard get in Invitation to a Gunfighter?

In Invitation to a Gunfighter, when Jules Gaspard leaves town and is confronted by Matt Weaver the following conversation happens: Matt: If its not money then what you want, what (did) you get? ...
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Why was Amy postponing the inevitable and was it inevitable at all?

About half-way into Gone Girl we learn that Amy's disappearance was a staging carefully prepared by her to take revenge on her husband by having him convicted, and ultimately excuted, for supposedly ...
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What's the deal with the rewind?

Funny Games (2007) was just a hard movie to watch period. But, I really got kicked in the head when Paul rewound the scene and started it over. What? After Paul and Peter return to the house with ...
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Does Nina die in the final scene of Black Swan?

Assuming the final scene of Black Swan is not a hallucination, Nina injured herself some significant time earlier in her dressing room and danced two entire sections as the black, and then the white, ...
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How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
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In the movie “Sleepers”, what exactly does King Benny do?

Bruno Kirby makes a point of telling the story of how King Benny waited 8 years to seek revenge on an assailant in his younger years. By the time Shakes goes to work for King Benny, he's an old man. ...
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How did Nucky rise to power?

How did Nucky Thompson wrest power over Atlantic City from The Commodore?
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What cardinal rule did John Wick break?

In John Wick, in the scene where
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Who is the masked German Sniper near the end of the movie?

Recently saw the movie Fury and near the end of the movie when Don "Wardaddy" Collier gets shot by the German sniper. The German sniper initially wears a doorag/mask around his face and is revealed. ...
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How did Happy get holes in her clothes?

In the Scorpion episode "True Colors" as Happy and Toby leave the wine celler, Happy's clothes are fine, but in the next scene as they approach the van, Happy's clothes are swiss cheese. What ...
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How do Ocean's 13 rip Bank of 500 million dollars in one night?

In the movie Ocean's 13, they rig every game in the casino in order for Bank to lose as much as possible. But once everyone is on a winning streak, Danny gives the green light to start the ...
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Why did Cersei Lannister start a physical relationship with her brother Jaime?

In Game of Thrones, did Cersei Lannister not find anyone else in the entire King's Landing to satisfy her desires? At least someone other than her own brother to be the father of all her children? ...
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Who is the girl in the limo?

21 Jump Street scene, after Prom, where the baddies escape in limos and Schmidt and Jenko are chasing them in equally sized limos. But in their limo is some girl, drunk out of her mind, who Jenko ...
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Why do the people at the pub make David and Jack leave?

In the 1981 film, An American Werewolf in London, Jack and David are backpacking across the Yorkshire moors, when they enter a pub called The Slaughtered lamb at night. When they ask about the five ...
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the secret of the Tesla letter in The Prestige [duplicate]

In the movie The Prestige, I realized that But I don't understand anything about that specific letter that Borden gave to Angier. He wrote Tesla on it. What was that about? Is there a ...
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Why was William Cage sent to the base?

At the beginning of the movie Edge of Tomorrow, William Cage (Tom Cruise) was sent to the war base prior to going to fight. What caused him to be sent to the war base?
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How were Sonny and Don Corleone at odds?

During The Godfather Sollozzo and the Corleone's have a meeting, in which Sollozzo asks Don Corleone to partner with him in the drug trade. At one point, Sollozzo says something about guaranteeing ...
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How come the cops didn't find the gun thrown in the shallow river? But they had his prints on the murder weapon

In Shawshank Redemption, Andy tells the prosecutor and the court that the night that his wife and her lover were killed, he threw his revolver into the river from the bridge and went home. The ...
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When did Irene Adler change the message ringtone on Sherlock's phone?

In the episode Scandal in Belgravia, after Irene Adler drugs Sherlock and escapes with her phone, Sherlock wakes up in his bed, and receives a text message from Irene Adler, with a sexual mourn set as ...
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Rusty describes his needs for an 11 man crew [duplicate]

In Ocean's Eleven, Rusty (Brad Pitt) and Danny Ocean (Gorge Clooney) are in the architect firm's building that designed the vault of the Ballagio Casino, Las Vegas at night going over the blueprints. ...
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Can the Omega in “Edge of Tommorow” be killed?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow , is it possible to kill the omega? Because it seems to me that every time it is killed it will reset the time. At the end Cage killed the omega but still he was ...
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Why can't Thor pick up his hammer?

In The Avengers after falling from great height and blasting through the cage, Thor seems to have lost his control over the hammer, why did this happen?
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What were the tripods spraying and what does it have to do with the red weed in War of the Worlds?

in the remake of War of the Worlds (2005), what exactly were the aliens spraying on the ground after they captured and drained a human? I understand that a human gets captured, the aliens suck ...
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Why did Ted Beneke refuse Skyler's money?

The Breaking Bad character Ted Beneke, Skyler White's boss and lover, was committing serious tax fraud with his company. When he gets the obligation to repay over 600 grand in tax debts in order to ...
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How did they find the location of the moon?

In Prometheus, how did they determine the location of LV-223 just by looking at a bunch of cave drawings and inscriptions?
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Why did Tomas have to die?

In the Breaking Bad episode "Half Measure" (S03E12) Jesse tries to kill the two dealers who killed Combo using Andrea's little brother Tomas. But as soon as Gus gets behind this he intervenes and ...
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How did walking dead characters get cured?

I remember in season 4 of The Walking Dead that Glenn, Sasha and a few others were infected with some type of illness and that they were still sick even when the Governor attacked them. How were they ...
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What's the connection with Back to the Future movie?

In the movie 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown from 'Back to the Future' appears in one of the scene with his time machine. What is the connection with that old movie?
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Why does Walt talk about Victor's death?

At the end of the Breaking Bad episode "Hazard Pay" (S05E03), Walt is very upset about the financial outcome they get from their first new batch of meth, especially Mike's "legacy cost". He talks ...
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In the movie “Identity”, did the murders really happen? [duplicate]

I realize this entire question is one big spoiler, so there's no way around it. I'm confused by the ending of Identity. Did those murders actually happen? Was John Cusack at the motel, or was it a ...
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Why the Tet imposes itself regular transmission cut-off?

In Oblivion, the Tet orbits the earth, and communicates with the towers with imposed regular transmission cutoff as a simple consequence of the Tet's being out of reach of direct radio communication. ...
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Why did Walt change his mind about Jesse “handling” the stolen drug money?

In the Breaking Bad episode "Breakage" (S02E05) one of Jesse's dealers gets robbed by some junkies. When Walt comes to know this, he gives Jesse a gun and urges him to "handle it" in order for them ...
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How were the thousands of clones lured into fighting humans at first?

In Oblivion, Malcolm Beach explains to Jack Harper his memory of the fight against the Tet, after mentioning the destruction of the moon and the consequences on earth, he continues: Most people ...
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How does Charlie deduce Myra is Mrs Kieslowski?

In Seven Psychopaths Charlie (Woody Harrelson) comes to the hospital to find Mrs Kieslowski. He finds a patient- who we know is Myra Kieslowski- but wrongly assumes that because she is black it cannot ...