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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. ...
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Are the Targaryens connected to the Lord of Light religion?

The Targaryens control fire breathing dragons and are not harmed by fire. The Lord of Light is a fire god and fire is used in worship/magic by it's followers. The Targaryens came from Valyria, where ...
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Sherlock, The Abominable bride, opening scene explanation

In the Sherlock, Abominable Bride episode, a particular scene caught my attention. In the opening scene just when Mike Stamford and Dr. Watson are heading to meet Sherlock, in the backdrop we can see ...
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When and how did Professor X bring sentinels in the X Mansion?

At the end of X-Men Apocalypse, there was a training session for X Men in which they had to fight sentinels. However, at the end of X Men Days of Future Past, sentinels were just there and Magneto ...
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Did Selma Ježková pay money for stay?

In Dancer in the Dark (2000), Selma Ježková was sentenced to death, but her colleagues apply for stay, so did Selma Ježková pay money for stay?
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The significance of Simpsons's joke about Bowzer

In the episode 6 of the Season 10, Abraham Simpson and family went to Woodstock Festival. While Hendrix is playing the US national anthem Abe show a message about someone named Bowzer. What's the ...
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How was Meera Reed able to achieve that?

In Season 6 episode 5 of Game of Thrones we saw that Meera turns a White Walker into shards with one thrust of her trusty spear. So how was she able to replicate the same thing that was done by Jon ...
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Is this race now completely wiped out?

Just a few Children of the Forest have been seen throughout Game of Thrones. However, in the fifth episode of season six, Were these the last remaining Children of the Forest?
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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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Why would Tyler Durden want Jack dead?

The very first scene in Fight Club is Tyler with a gun in Jack's mouth and asking "Any last words?" Based on what we learn about their relationship throughout the movie, this scene doesn't make any ...
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Is the end of this movie meant to be optimistic or pessimistic?

The meditative Clive Owen movie I'll Sleep When I'm Dead starts with a dream-like meditative scene where the lead character monologues about existence and death. The movie follows Clive Owen's former ...
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How many White Walkers are there?

Season 6 Episode 5 Spoilers Throughout Game of Thrones, we have seen multiple White Walkers die. As far as I remember: Sam killed one with dragonglass Jon Snow killed one with Longclaw Meera Reed ...
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What was the reason for Harmony's sister's death?

In Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), At the very end of the movie, Perry explains the reason behind Harmony's sister's suicide. Reason: Dexter (her father) having sex with unknown girl with a pink wig. ...
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What is the significance of the mute girl in The Seventh Seal?

The character credited as the 'Mute Girl', exclaims 'at last' (or words to that effect) as Death enters Block's castle. Is this an obvious reference to the inevitability of death, or does she know ...
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Is kin-slaying not sin on the Iron Islands?

Season 6 Episode 5 Spoilers I believed kin-slaying in Game of Thrones is a big sin in the North. And all the Northerners respect guest right and see kin-slaying as a big crime. However in Season 6 ...
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Aladdin ending explanation?

When Jafar becomes a genie at the end, he then suddenly drops back into the lamp and is trapped. What happened? And did the Genie get free because Aladdin wished it?
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Was The Wall built before there were White Walkers?

SPOILERS for Episode 5 Season 6 "The Door" Night's Watch didn't exist before the Wall. The Wall was built after the long night, the Long Night is when the White Walkers are said to come down south ...
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Where was Wolverine running to, after he escaped?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Wolverine is shown to be escaping into a Narnia-like snowy place from the door of the lab. So, where was he escaping? Is there any hidden significance/meaning of the snow ...
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Relationship between White Walkers and Children of the Forest

After viewing episode 5 of season 6 of Game of Thrones, we have come to know that But it seems that the White Walkers attack the Children of Forest. My question is why they would do so, given their ...
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How was the White Walker aware of the situation?

After episode S6E5 of Game of Thrones I wondered how it was possible that the White Walker saw Bran? In every other memory that Bran has tried to get the people's attention, they do not see him, so ...
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Why doesn't Bran and company immediately leave the weirwood tree?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen episode 5 season 6 of Game of Thrones So the Night's King touches Bran in his sight and the Three eyed Raven tells that he shall come to get him. Also, ...
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Explanation on the condition of Wolverine

Does Wolverine forget everything in X-Men: Apocalypse while being experimented on as Weapon X? I mean I didn't hear properly when Jean said something about his Amnesia and memories and did something. ...
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What was Kyle really after in Money Monster?

After watching the Money Monster, I have drawn that Kyle felt cheated by both the show host and the IBIS corporation. He was broken by the stock selling system 'glitch'. Kyle then asked for one thing ...
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Question about Caleb Haas/Mark Raymond

In which episodes of ABC's Quantico does Caleb Haas' alter ego Mark Raymond appear? I'm a little confused about the plot and want to go back and rewatch his storyline.
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What's happening with the grandpa Bob? [duplicate]

What happened with Joy's father in Room, especially when he quits the dinner?
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Glengarry Glen Ross - Willamson left the office before Roma got the Lingk contract

In Glengarry Glen Ross (1992 Film adaptation) Levine follows Williamson out to his car as he's leaving the office. Levine begs for new leads and Williamson refuses him. Next scene is Moss and Aaronow ...
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Why do chipped people obey A.L.I.E?

There is something I do not understand in the series The 100. There is all this stuff about the City of Light, and the chipped people who obey ALIE. However, I do not understand why they obey her. I ...
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How do they keep docking in Star Trek: Enterprise?

I am re-watching Enterprise. Among all the weird history/lore stuff, one thing continues to bother me to no end. How in the hell, does the Enterprise constantly dock with darn near every ship out ...
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How did Ripley not age after 57 years of floating in space?

In Aliens, at the beginning of the movie we see Ripley being discovered by a patrolling space craft. She is later revealed that she has been travelling for 57 years (correct me if I am wrong). Her ...
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What was the significance of recreating the fire scene with Daenerys?

What was the significance that the same kind of scene which existed in season 1 was recreated back in season 6? Was there any significance of filming it in the same way? Season 1: Season 6:
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Why was Rhodey not affected mentally?

Wasn't Rhodey supposed to be damaged mentally and not physically by the Mind Stone attack which Vision fired at him in Captain America: Civil War? I mean, I know he was paralysed (that is related to ...
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Why did they cut only part of the pant like this?

In Monster's Ball (2001), why did they cut only part of the jeans pant of a criminal like this?
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What is the significance to the manner of suicides in Virgin Suicides

Is there some sort of significance or symbolism to the fact that all the sisters committed suicide in different ways. It would have been easier for them all to go out in the same way. For reference - ...
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Why didn't the Dogville people sell Grace for reward?

In one scene in Dogville (2003) the cop announced a big reward on Grace because of the bank robbery but no one reported to the cop, even though the Dogville people hate Grace so much. Why?
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Explanation on Zemo's plan

I just watched Captain America: Civil War and these were the questions I had after leaving the theatre: Was Zemo's plan really that brilliant? Okay so I understood that he wanted to pit the Avengers ...
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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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How come the coffee initially tasted awful

During the part of The Hateful Eight that showed what happened before, I missed the part that explained why the coffee tasted so awful. What did I miss?
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How the guilty remnant get money?

The guilty remnant have houses, cars for transport, food, pens, paper and money for smokes. Where do they get this as the members stop working once they join?
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CDO Manager in The Big Short?

I recently watched The Big Short and had some trouble understanding the whole CDO Manager thing.. Who was that guy? I didn't understand what they were talking about and how did Mark conclude that the ...
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What is the meaning of the expression used by Dorothy?

In Blue Velvet (1986) Dorothy says these words to Jeffrey Beaumon after making love to him: I have your disease in me now. I am thinking disease means related to STD. Am I thinking correct?
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Can someone explain what Genevieve was going to originally do in Rush Hour 3?

There is a scene in Ruch Hour 3 where Genevieve is in bed with Carter. Later on because Lee startles them and the assassin enters the room it ends up turning into this: However prior to actually ...
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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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Where are the spoons?

In Bone Tomahawk, when Sheriff Franklin's wife recovers from her convalescence after her bout with pneumonia and cooks breakfast, she complains that she can not find what the sheriff has done with the ...
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Plot holes in Zemo's plan in Captain America : Civil War [closed]

Entire post has SPOILERS. If you have not seen CA:CW, be warned. Zemo's plan seemed to have too many lucky coincidences. Zemo went to all the trouble of killing the ex-HYDRA guard, bombing the UN, ...
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What does Sam Lombardo mean by “Never let the sun go down on an argument”?

In the threesome scene in Wild Things (1998), Sam Lombardo says these words: Never let the sun go down on an argument. What does he mean by this expression?