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How was this character poisoned in Warcraft?

In Warcraft, towards the end of movie we observe the Guardian Medivh changing sides and starting to emit green light instead of blue. I might have missed that part or misunderstood but how exactly did ...
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Will the other patients still suffer and eventually die with their terminal illnesses?

In Deadpool Ajax tortures Wade in order to see if he has any mutant genes, which he hopes will bring about his mutant abilities. Of course, it works and brings Wade's mutant ability to life in the ...
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Why was Ian's onset of Bipolar Disorder so fast?

Before Ian leaves to the army in Shameless, we see no sign that he has any mental illness. However, while he is there he seems to have a break. Tries to steal a helicopter, runs away and works in a ...
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What is the meaning of this conversation between Dr. Hafez and the former Anck-Su-Namun?

In the movie The Mummy Returns (2001), sequel to the highly famous The Mummy (1999), soon after the protagonists capture the bracelet of Anubis from a place near the banks of the river Nile, we are ...
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How can Claire sense the laser beam produced by ATF Agent Doug?

In Deja Vu (2003) Claire is living 4 days back, but Doug is living in the present and points laser beam on the screen for Claire to sense. His coworkers clarify about the laser thing to Doug, but ...
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How did David come back to life for choosing dreams?

In Vanilla Sky David commits suicide because he is suffering constant pain and depression following his disfigurement. So In the end David chooses to be awakened in this future. So my question is: How ...
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Why do we see this measuring at some parts of the movie?

In Stranger Than Fiction (2006), I encountered some measurings are shown, which are actually not related to the plot of the movie. What is the use of showing them?
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Is Julian Wright from the The Human Contract a millionaire?

In the movie The Human Contract Julian Wright is a marketing specialist for the brand management company, he owns a luxury apartment overlooking central Los Angeles. Would he have to be a multi ...
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How did Charlie get Barr Finger prints?

According to Jack Reacher, Charlie killed 4 people with a sniper rifle and before doing it he drops a penny at a parking ticket machine, so the cops got the finger print which matches the Barr's. How ...
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Why is the blackmail scene in Fight Club different from the book?

In Fight Club, why is the blackmail scene different in the movie from the version in the book? Was this script changed for screenplay, or rather the director? What was the motivation here for the ...
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How does Tyler Durden insert sounds along with images into movies?

In Fight Club Tyler Durden gets several tapes of film together to make one long reel. Some technicalities get explained in the process. And he has fun inserting some random image in between. I don't ...
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What does the ending of 2015's Macbeth mean?

In contrast to the original, Justin Kurzel's 2015 adaptation of Macbeth does not end with Malcolm giving an optimistic speech about cleaning up the mess that is Scotland. Instead after Macbeth was ...
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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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Why would the demon do this in “The Conjuring 2”?

Spoilers for the end of the movie: At an early scene of the movie, we see that the demon Valak reveals his name to Lorraine and that the latter scribbles his name in her bible. Later, she hears the ...
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Why do they want to hire prostitutes for the space program?

Why do they want to hire prostitutes for space program in Predestination?
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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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How was Terry Colby framed in Mr. Robot Episode 1?

In the First Episode Terry Colby is framed for hacking into the server. All Elliot did was replace the log in the DVD/CD/Disc. There would be ISP logs both for the server and Colby's IP: First logs ...
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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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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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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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Why did they inject Arthur exactly on the toes?

In one of the scene in Michael Clayton (2007), 2 people use a syringe to inject Arthur exactly on his toes. Why particularly on the toes?
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What happened to this character?

In The Jungle Book, we see Do we know if this character survives the attack? The movie is quite dark at times and doesn't shy away from killing off characters, so I'm curious to know
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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 rumors were Cersei and Qyburn talking about in “No One”?

This question is for the 8th Episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones. In the episode "No One", we got to see Cersei standing in the gallery with the Mountain (Robert Strong) and Qyburn. At the end ...
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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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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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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 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.
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“true love and Munich olympic…” what does this reference in S01E05 mean?

I would like to know when Bojack horseman told Diana Nguyen, that was telling about closure, made up by Spielberg, it doesn't exist in real world. The only thing is to keep living forward. Can anybody ...
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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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Did Cole complete his mission or not?

In 12 Monkeys (1995), at the end of the movie, Cole is killed by a man in the airport. So did sending Cole into the past for a cure work or not?
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Revolver and 12$ bills

I just watched the movie Revolver and I noticed that they use 12$ bills; after a quick wiki-search I found out that they do not exist. Why do they use 12$ bills as if they were actual currency?
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How did the Four Horsemen do the teleportation trick during the first act?

We know how the Four Horsemen robbed the bank in Now You See Me, and we know the French guy was preselected for the trick. But how did they convince everyone (the French guy included) that he was ...
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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 ...