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What happened to Bran and Hodor?

As the title suggests, what happened to Bran and Hodor in Game of Thrones? Why are they not featured in season 5? Did their story end? If not, will they be playing an important role in the future? ...
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Correlation of events in Red Lights (2012)

This is about the movie Red Lights (2012). Is there any correlation between the deaths of Margaret and the skeptic reporter who both die of heart attacks. Or is it simply coincidence?
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Does Dany get Infected?

In episode S5E09 of Game of Thrones we saw Jorah give a hand to help Dany from the Sons of the Harpy, given the fact that Greyscale infection spreads by touch, does this mean Dany is infected?
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White Walkers vs Army of the Dead

As we can notice by watching Game Of Thrones' episodes, White Walkers and the dead men are not the same, they have so many differences, can you please mention those differences, and why that the White ...
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How did the media know the name of the robot?

I watched Chappie yesterday and had the following question: TV News showed a footage of Chappie aiding criminals. Then they urged viewers to call authorities in case they see Chappie in their ...
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Why was Tyrion not sold for a fortune as orginally planned?

In Game of Thrones S05E06, Jorah and Tyrion are captured by slave traders. Tyrion is only spared because apparently, his cock has magic powers, and can be sold for a fortune. In S05E07, Tyrion is ...
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How did Michael end up in that basement in Season 1?

In the last Season of Fringe, the Observer child Michael was essential for the plot. He appeared before in Season 1, where he was found in an abadoned basement. Is there any explaination how he did ...
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Origin of Bubbles' monkey noise

If you've ever watched Trailer Park Boys you might have noticed Bubbles makes this strange monkey noise whenever he's excited. In the episode Propane, Propane Ricky refers to it specifically when ...
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Could the oracle really see the future or just predict choice based on human emotion?

In the last scene of the 3rd Matrix movie, the following conversation takes place: Seraph : Did you always know? The Oracle: Oh, no. No, I didn't. But I believed. But before that the ...
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What truck is Mike talking about?

In Season 3, Episode 11, of The Middle, entitled "A Christmas Gift", what truck is Mike talking about when speaking to Frankie in the kitchen? The episode revolves around Mike having bought Frankie a ...
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Why does Craster give those sacrifices to the White Walkers?

In Game Of Thrones Season 4, the wildling Craster leaves his sons, from his wives (at the same time his daughters), into the woods to be taken by the White Walkers' king, after that he turned them ...
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How did Ava get on the helicopter?

At the ending of Ex Machina, Ava is seen walking out of the house, walking up to the helicopter that was coming to retrieve that other guy, and then walking around in a city. This seems like it's ...
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Why does Tyrion want to advise Daenerys?

During the seventh episode of Season 5 of Game of Thrones, Joreah Mormont gave Tyrion Lannister to Daenerys as a gift in order for her to forgive him for his treason. After he killed his father in ...
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Why does Hans leave after telling Martin “We can't leave him”?

In the red tent during Seven Psychopaths, Billy explains to Martin and Hans that the movie ends his way. He leaves the tent, and Martin tries to get Hans to walk with him to the Joshua Tree Welcome ...
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Where did Jon Snow get his sword?

Whose sword did Jon Snow use to kill the White Walker in Game of Thrones S05E08?
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Force Majeure (2014): significance of scene in the fog

What is the significance of the scene in the fog near the end of Force Majeure (2014)?
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Why the two guys are so much determined in killing the Korean girl?

In Snowpiercer the two men who were wearing suits (one in the blue suit with black hair, and one in the grey with white hair), they both really wanted to kill the Korean girl, Why?
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Why was Mal's projection in limbo?

In Inception, how did Cobb know Mal would be in limbo? She was a projection, not a real person. When Arthur explains the rules for limbo, or anywhere else in the movie, there is nothing to indicate ...
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How can the A.I. robot charge its battery?

Spoiler Alert In ExMachina, the A.I. robot successfully escapes. But we learn earlier, that it can control the power failures, by reversing the direction of electric current (or some technical stuff ...
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What's the relevance of the scene with the boy in the park?

During Roman Polanski's The Tenant (orig.: Le locataire) there is a scene where Trelkovsky is sitting in a public park at some lake/fountain. There are some boys playing with toy boats in the lake and ...
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Why is Doc Brown in a hurry in the end of Back to the Future part 1?

Doc Brown has got a time machine, why is he in a hurry in the end of Back to the Future part 1? Why doesn't he just give a parenting lesson to Marty? A little more context: At the very end of part ...
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What was Vinny's motivation for lying to Judge Haller?

In the movie My Cousin Vinny, there is a scene in which Vinny lies about his "successful" legal career to Judge Haller. Later in the movie, he worries that this lie will get him arrested to the ...
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Why Patrick was not arrested for his murder?

In "Gone Baby, Gone", Patrick "shoots the child molester in the back of the head in a fit of rage," something absolutely unnecessary. But next, nothing happens to Patrick: he was not arrested, nor ...
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What was the significance of Kurtz joining airborne

In Apocalypse now what was the relevance of Kurtz wanting to join airborne. I understood that it was surprising because of his age but why would it prevent him from being promoted and why did he want ...
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Why Ava behaved like that with Caleb?

I'm talking about Ex Machina, a masterpiece. I tried to give a title so that it doesn't contain any spoiler. Now spoilers ahead Ava an advanced AI developed human consciousness. So while Caleb ...
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Did Magneto ever actually expect to commit genocide in X2?

In X2, Magneto prevents Stryker's attempted genocide of all mutants by using his powers to turn off and open the door to Dark Cerebro before Jason can make Dr. X successfully kill any mutants. Then ...
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What happened in the scene with Matsui and Danny, Rusty, and Linus?

I'm a little lost on what happened in this scene in Ocean's Twelve, other than Rusty and Danny were pranking Linus (Matt Damon) with the help of Matsui. I'm thinking it's a prank because later in ...
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Why does Grace become a different character when using her avatar?

I have seen Avatar 2009 only once back in 2010. The one main thing that I noticed was the character played by Sigourney Weaver: Grace. The first time she meets the protagonist, she is hostile and ...
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How much of the fact narrated in The Great Beauty really happens?

The Oscar winning movie The Great Beauty is about Jep Gambardella, a critic, journalist and writer and his empty life in a (I would say) almost surreal Rome. What I didn't understand is how much of ...
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What's the relation between the different clans?

I am really confused about the relation between the different clans/families/groups in Mad Max Fury Road. This might simply result from the fact that I haven't seen any of the earlier Mad Max movies, ...
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Why didn't George VI simply deliver his address while listening to music on headphones?

Earlier in The King's Speech it is shown how he can speak effortlessly while listening to music through headphones. So why didn't George VI simply deliver his address while listening to music on ...
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Did Sherlock pick the bad pill?

I have just seen the first episode of Sherlock. The cab driver offered Sherlock 2 bottles. Once containing a poisionous pill, and the other has a "no effect" pill. Or at least that's what the cab ...
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Why sudden change in war boy's motives?

In the movie Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), far almost half of the movie, Nux's motive is to kill Furiosa, return the wives to Immortan Joe and get a fair reward from him, Nux mentioned it from his words. ...
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Why would they stop investigating on Arthur Leigh Allen?

I saw Zodiac and among all the suspects, Leigh Allen seemed to fit the bill the first time they met him, but they could not match his handwriting so they let him go. I mean it's just handwriting, what ...
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How much of Nina's mother's emotional manipulation was real?

In Black Swan, my impression was that Nina's psychosis occurred in part due to both the pressure she put on herself to be "perfect," as well as the creepy relationship and emotional manipulation with ...
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Why does Walt “try to take credit” for his crime?

In Season 4 of Breaking Bad (Episode 4 or 5): Walt and Hank (with their families) are at Hank's place having dinner. At some point, Walt goes to the kitchen for another bottle of wine. He drinks a ...
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Was Margot Having an Affair with Eli?

The Wikipedia Article on The Royal Tenenbaums claims that Margot and Eli were having an affair, but I find this somewhat difficult to believe. Other than the one scene in which Eli leaves Margot's ...
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What is Sauron saying when Galadriel defeats him at Dol Guldur?

When Galadriel fights Sauron at Dol Guldur in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, she says to him "You have no power here, servant of Morgoth. You are nameless, shapeless, formless..." At the ...
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Was Interstellar an infinite loop?

As we can see in the movie that Cooper brought themselves in the Tesseract and sent NASA coordinates etc. But when the bulk beings close the Tesseract, we saw him floating and redirecting back to the ...
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What happened at the end of American Psycho? [duplicate]

Did Patrick Bateman actually kill Paul Allen or any of the other people or was all of it just a figment of his imagination?
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How did Michael know that he would join his brother for sure?

In the first episode of Prison Break we learn that Michael staged a fake bank robbery so that he would get arrested. When he was put on trial he asks the judge to send him to "Fox River", the same ...
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Where did Jesse get the ricin from?

In season 3 of Breaking Bad, towards the end of the season, Jesse learns that Combo was killed by two guys that are working for Gus. He tries to convince Walt to give/make the ricin so that he would ...
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How is Walter able to threaten Hank?

I mean, exactly what is preventing Hank in Breaking Bad to tell the DEA the whole story after he learns that Walter is Heisenberg? Also, when Marie tells Hank that Walter has paid for Hank's physical ...
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Why are the members of the crew in Prometheus not bothered about Elizabeth Shaw or her medical condition?

In Prometheus, the crew finds out Shaw is impregnated with some mysterious creature (trilobite). David knows it, she is taken into some lab. At the lab she knocks down some people, including the ...
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Why does the tenant with the sick wife say “If I believed that, I would never have opened the door.”?

In the Raid (2011), after the tenant with the sick wife agrees to shelter Rama and Bowo in his apartment, he tells Rama that Lieutenant Wahyu is corrupt, to which Rama responds, "Not every cop is ...
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Can a wooden log really harm a creature like the Predator?

In the movie Predator (1987), right after Blain was killed, Dutch and his entire team fired at the creature. Specifically Mac said he fired two full packs straight at it. And we also know creature was ...
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Who leaked the news about the merger?

After Eddie Morra comes back from the police station, he finds Carl watching a news report about the secret merger they were about to close. Carl is obviously angry and the following dialogue ...
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Whose hands are in the box?

I just saw Limitless again and there is one scene I don't quite understand: When Eddie and Carl are seeing the news about the leaked merger with Atwood and Eddie realizes his stash was stolen by the ...
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What is 'Forget it Tracy. It's Midtown' a reference to in 30 Rock

In season 6, episode 10 Alexis Goodlooking and the Case of the Missing Whisky Jenna and Tracy are trying to solve who drank Pete's Whisky. Midway through the episode Jenna turns to Tracy and says ...
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What is the content of the one un-opened package in “Castaway”?

I know that the package sympolizes the hope for Tom Hank's character to not give up and to give him a "mission": to survive and deliver the package. But I read somewhere (in a behind the scene ...