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Talia and Bane age problems?

Bane saved Talia when she was a baby. He was pretty old maybe in his 20s or 30s. But then she grows up and wouldn't that make Bane 60? He looks young.
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How does Blake know that Bruce Wayne is Batman?

In The Dark Knight Rises at the scene when Bruce first meets Blake (where the latter goes calling at Wayne Manor), the way Blake confidently asserts to Bruce that Batman is needed seems to suggest ...
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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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Who was the man in the Wayne building?

At the start of Dawn of Justice, we see a flashback where Bruce Wayne was present in Metropolis while the highly destructive battle between Superman and Zod was happening at the climax of Man of ...
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So Bane was actually helping Batman all along?

I came across this post about The Dark Knight Rises after it was shared by somebody on Facebook. It says that Bane secretly acted against the League of Shadows and wanted to redeem Gotham and help ...
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Train scene in the movie “Shame”

My question is about a scene in the movie Shame starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan directed by Steve McQueen. Train Scene 1 : In the beginning of the movie, Brandon(Michael Fassbender) is ...
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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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Why did Qhorin Halfhand attack Jon Snow?

In S2E10 "Valar Morghulis" of Game of Thrones, Qhorin Halfhand started provoking and attacking Jon Snow. Why was this? My only thought was that it was to make the Wildlings trust Jon but I don't see ...
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Time travel paradox in Futurama

In S7E3 "Decision 3012", a man from the future travels back in time to stop Nixon winning the election. Since he defeats Nixon, there is no need for him to return to his own time. He never does and ...
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Why does Harry only make use of time travel in The Prisoner of Azkaban?

At the end of The Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry and Hermione travel back in time to save Sirius (and as it turns out, Buckbeak) and escape the Dementors. If this is a legitimate option for saving ...
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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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How and when did David kill Mr. Peterson's boss?

Mr. Peterson's boss is the only death in The Guest (2014) that wasn't shown on screen. I can't figure out how David could've fit this in his schedule: Day 1: David meets everyone in Caleb's family. ...
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Yo-kai Watch Movie 2: How did Keita become Fu2?

In the movie Yo-kai Watch The Movie: 2 I want to know how Keita Amano (Nate Adams) died and became the Yo-kai Fu2?
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Can you explain the true identity of Murph's ghost? [duplicate]

In Interstella, when Murph was young she discovers something with gravity and calls it a ghost. But in the end of the movie she discovers it was Cooper. I still don't understand.
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How can Cooper communicate with his daughter before the time he went to space?

In the movie Interstellar it's shown that after Cooper fell into the Black Hole, he communicates with his daughter Murph through some codes as Ghost. My doubt is how can he communicate to his daughter ...
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Control the past, control the future in a different time-stream?

In the series Terra Nova: In the first episode Maddy and her little sister see The Probe, you'll get a brief explanation about how it's the first item that they send back into the past, but never ...
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Did the cousins intend to return for their Mercedes?

As The Cousins were making their way into the US to kill Heisenberg (Breaking Bad, Season 3, Episode 1), they turn their Mercedes in at a humble farm and take clothes from the line to swap for their ...
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Why did the cousins murder the other people in the smuggling truck?

As The Cousins were making their way into the US to kill Heisenberg (Breaking Bad, Season 3, Episode 1), they are at one point riding in the back of a truck (concealed within walls made from bales of ...
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Power Broker believing in the lady's story of alternative path of the history?

In the television series, Misfits, S03E04, how come the power broker actually believed in the lady's story of the alternative path of the history, at the ending part of the episode?
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Why did these 'creatures' fight each other?

[Source] In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, after Bilbo and the Dwarves leave Rivendell they encounter Three(?) Stone Giants who punch and throw rocks at each other. It appeared like they ...
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Why and how did Valentine disappear?

Clouds of Sils Maria Spoiler ahead: The story is about Maria Enders, she is now middle aged and a director wants to revived her character that she did 20 years ago. This time director wants to cast ...
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Why did Luke not let the man on the street enter into the car in 'Vanishing on 7th Street'?

In the movie 'Vanishing on 7th Street' we see the initial power outage and how different persons reacted to that. After these initial scenes the movie jumps multiple days forward. In the next scene we ...
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Ending to Memento

I know I'm a little behind, but I just watched the movie Memento and the ending got me thinking a lot. And when I think a lot I usually turn toward the internet to find the vast majority of solutions ...
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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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Why did Andy not reveal his plan to Red directly?

Andy left a series of clues for Red to discover. But why couldn't he just tell him all that directly?
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How did Carl survive the eyeshot?

Spoiler Alert! In season 6 of the Walking Dead, we watch the group attempting to walk through a horde of walkers while covered in guts. We then observe Sam Anderson getting killed with his mother ...
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What was the original ending and why was it changed?

The movie The Butterfly effect has multiple and very different endings. Specifically there appears to be two factors on the main character's decision: Save his girlfriend's life Save his ...
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Who was the Mountain crushing?

In Season 4 Episode 7 "Mockingbird" of Game of Thrones, we are reintroduced to "the Mountain", Gregor Clegane, an almost literal mountain of a man. He was summoned to King's Landing by Cersei to be ...
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Why does Anakin/Luke's Lightsaber change colour?

In Star Wars- Episode IV- A New Hope Luke's lightsaber has a light blue color, almost white, however in the prequel films the same blade is a dark blue instead. Here's the blade in A New Hope: and ...
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Is Long Beach Poly in same league as De La Salle?

I'm not from the US so don't know college football but I do watch a lot NFL. In the movie When the Game Stands Tall they talk about playing against Long Beach Polytechnic (Poly) because all the other ...
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Requirements to join the Wights (The Army of the Dead)

In Game of Thrones Season 5, we see that the wildlings killed by Wights revive as Wights themselves. Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, gets hurt while battling the wights and one of the ...
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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 of ...
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What does “they are holding” mean?

In Breaking Bad season 3, episode 3, Hank and Gomez are in a low class bar where all the other patrons look criminal. Hank comments that two patrons "are holding", and maybe the bar owner is holding ...
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What is in the protein bars in the Snowpiercer?

Yesterday I watched Snowpiercer and somehow I was a bit curious as to what was in the protein bars they made. It looked like insects.
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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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How did the two McClanes get to Chernobyl as quickly as the bad guys?

In the later part of Good Day to Die Hard the two McClanes steal a car to follow the bad guys. They drive from Moscow to Chernobyl, which is in the middle of the Ukraine, a long way from Moscow. The ...
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Why doesn't Gibbs lock his house?

In NCIS, Gibbs never locks his house. I've always thought that it's a fun quirk, but has there ever been an explanation of his thought process behind it?
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What do Murph and NASA do to save humanity after solving Brand's equation?

In Interstellar, what do Murph and NASA do to save humanity after solving Brand's equation? Do they get the entire human race on giant space ships and transport them to a habitable planet? (How ...
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Why did Lord Cutler Beckett not give the order to fire/attack?

At the end of the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End The Black Pearl and The Flying Dutchman flank the Endeavour and open fire, tearing the ship apart. Beckett, stunned, disbelieving and ...
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When sending the picture, how did Jesse know Walt put his money in a black barrel?

In the last season of Breaking Bad, Jesse has an idea on how to fool Walt and find where he hides his money, to help out Hank catches him. Jesse sends a picture to Walt showing money in the exact same ...
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Why didn't Tommen rescue those arrested in Season 5?

In Game of Thrones season 5, King Tommen' wife, brother by law, and his mother would be finally put into prison for violating sacred laws. Why did he not rescue them? The army had enough strength to ...
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Why wasn't the timeline affected any further from the events in the season 1 finale?

Flash season 1 Spoilers Ahead In the Flash season one finale, Barry doesn't save his mother because the alternate Flash told him to do so. But when Eddie Thawne commits suicide Eobard Thawne gets ...
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Time loop paradox in The Flash

In season 1, episode 15 (Out of Time), we see a time loop in the end. Assuming the timeline when the episode started to be x, in the end, we get to timeline x+1. So, does Barry retain his ...
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Is there any reason why mostly technology deprived planets are pictured in the Star Wars movies?

Just watched the Force Awakens, and I noticed that once again, mainly low-tech planets are shown in the movie, which is at odds with the technology described. Jakku seems to be a garbage dump, the ...
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Why did touching Carpet not collapse the cave?

In the Disney classic Aladdin (1992), Aladdin is warned not to touch anything except the lamp. But Both he and Apu touch the magic carpet, Carpet. Why was Carpet excluded from that rule?
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In Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Did Pee-Wee Use the Boomerang Bow-Tie?

Near the beginning of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Pee-Wee buys a loud horn for his bike from Chuck's Bike-O-Rama and three items from Mario's Joke Shop: 1. Trick Gum; 2. Headlight Glasses; and 3. A red ...
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Why was Ronan/Thanos not interested in the other Infinity Stone in possession of The Collector?

Both the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy seem to spin around the 6 Infinity Stones. In Thor: The Dark World, the Aether is given to the Collector. He explicitly says "One down, five to ...
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Why didn't Aladdin lend the lamp to Jasmine?

I watched Disney's Aladdin back in 1990's when I was a middle school student. At the last scene, Aladdin encountered a tough choice between (a) using his last wish to become a prince to marry Jasmine ...
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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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What happened to the Future Flash?

In The Flash, the Flash from the future traveled back in time to stop the Reverse-Flash from killing his mother. He failed, but where did he go? The Reverse-Flash was stuck in past, so he killed and ...