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Can Reverse Flash time travel?

In the 1st season of The Flash we see that Thawne is faster than Flash. Then why did he need Barry to time travel to his to open the portal, why didn't he run fast?
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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 the Connie/Donna transformation part of Arctor's hallucination?

I guess there isn't going to be a 100% proven answer, so I'm more interested in what possibility is most likely. In the answer on A Scanner Darkly's IMDB page to the question of whom Arctor slept with,...
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What do the owls have to do with the events of Twin Peaks?

I recently finished watching Twin Peaks (season 2, not yet the prequel movie) and the ending has been driving me crazy. I'll spare you the rant and come straight to the point. In Twin Peaks many ...
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What was Amberle Elessedil holding if she is the seed herself?

At the end of The Shannara Chronicles, Amberle Elessedil (the princess) walks into the fire (to another world/dimension) to obtain the seeds to save the Ellcrys. You can see her holding a seed in ...
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Is Podrick really such a good lover?

During Game of Thrones S03E03 Tyrion donates his squire Podrick a stay with three whores as a reward for his services, especially during the battle of Blackwater. But when he returns he gives the ...
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Once Upon A Time In America denoumente

The movie Once Upon A Time In America is lavish in its cinematography. But the end unwinds without a satisfying resolution. I have a hard time understanding everything beyond when De Niro's character ...
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Does Major Cage Still Have the Reset Ability?

At the end of Edge of Tomorrow, after Cage kills the Omega and gets soaked in Omega blood, he regains his ability to jump back in time. We see that he dies and wakes up in the helicopter and all is ...
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How does Andy Dufresne reattach the poster to the wall in Shawshank Redemption?

During his escape, after he crawls into his tunnel that he spent 19 years chiseling away at, Andy Dufresne puts his poster of Racquel Welch back up, thereby covering the hole.. How did he do that? ...
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Why aren't all the werewolves turning at the same time?

In the Vampire Diaries S02E21, The Sun Also Rises, when Klaus's main werewolf turns, why doesn't Klaus himself and his backup werewolf also turn at the same time?
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The scene of “Speak Your Language”

I do understand the joke about Volvo in Dinner for Schmucks since he mixed up Swedish and Sweden. However, what is it about the Language he is speaking (her def his a der turda purda purda pu)? ...
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Why were only these people punished in “Oathbreaker”, and why in this manner?

In the third episode of Game of Thrones season 6, Oathbreaker, only four people are executed by the Lord Commander. Further, they were executed by hanging, unlike, for example, Lord Slynt. Why only ...
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Why didn't Don Fanucci have any bodyguards so that Vito killed him so easily?

In The Godfather II, Vito decides to get rid of Don Fanucci and kills him during the carnival outside his apartment. How could it be so easy to kill Don Fanucci? Supposedly with the career he got, ...
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How did Sia learn to fight in the movie Baghi?

I was watching the Hindi movie "Baghi" and one thing that I was not able to understand was how or when Sia (Shradhha Kapoor) learnt to fight in the movie as during some scenes in the movie she was ...
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Is Raul Silva's prosthesis a computer?

Risk seems null when Raul Silva is isolated in a glass cage: But Silva nevertheless manages to break into the MI6 computer system at that moment. How? His prosthesis hides a tongue-controlled ...
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Why does Ser Davos stare at the blood stain?

In the Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1 "Red Woman", when the Night's Watch brothers take Jon Snow's body into a room, Davos paused to see the blood stain. It looks like he is observing something. ...
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Question about Sicario interrogation scene

Did Alejandro rape Guillermo in the interrogation scene in Sicario? If so, what was the purpose of the water jug? And why did Matt Graver stay and watch?
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Why does Jeanie help Ferris out at the end of Ferris Bueller's Day Off?

One thing I have never understood about one of my favorite movies, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": why does Jeanie decide to help Ferris out at the end of the movie and save him from being busted by Mr. ...
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How could Ant-Man break electronics after he penetrated through the Yellowjacket suit?

At the end of the movie, Ant-Man decides to become subatomic - he goes through the back of the Yellowjacket suit. But after this we see him big enough to break wiring, electronics inside of the suit. ...
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Who was the man who slew the Kingsguard Knight?

In Game of Thrones season 6, episode 3, 'Oathbreaker', we see that Bran and the three eyed raven are mentally traveling back to a time where Eddard was a young lord. I might've missed the part ...
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Why does Davos care about Jon so much?

In the second episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones Davos approaches Melisandre and asks her to use her powers to resurrect Jon Snow. This means that he decided to ask a woman he strongly ...
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Did Maester Luwin really believe that sorcery and magic is no more?

Since Bran became a cripple in Game of Thrones and began seeing the three-eyed raven in his dreams, Maester Luwin insisted on it being just dreams and nothing much. We can believe that an old ...
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Why did Black Panther change his mind?

Yesterday I saw Captain America: Civil War. Captain America, Black Panther and Zemo had a conversation on the mountain. Zemo said he was sorry to have killed Black Panther's father. Then why did Black ...
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Why do the Scots start chanting “Maccaulich” after their first victory?

In the movie Braveheart after the Scots take over the local garrison and execute the sheriff, everyone begins to chant "Maccaulich!" (which them seems to morph into Wallace). Is there a meaning to ...
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Why didn't James believe Beckham was alive in The Hurt Locker?

After watching The Hurt Locker, I initially thought the dead boy covered up with bomb was Beckham, but after googling I'm certain they were two different kids. Now, I am puzzled to know, What's the ...
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Why did Kaa attack Mowgli?

In The Jungle Book (2016) we saw that Kaa found Mowgli and told him how she got into the jungle and why Shere Khan is after him. By doing so, Kaa was actually hypnotizing Mowgli. Then went to attack ...
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How could Princess Leia remember her “real mother” a “little bit,” when Padmé Amidala died in childbirth?

In the movie Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Luke Skywalker asks Leia what she remembers of her real mother. She tells that she only remembers a little bit about her ,as a kind ...
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Why is there an alien in the garbage?

In the classic scene in Star Wars a New Hope our heroes are trapped in a rubbish press with a creature... Given the Death Star is fairly new (it's only just been completed) how could such a creature ...
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How did Rose make Jack immortal?

In the finale of the first season of the revamped Dr. Who, we see Rose absorb the Time Vortex of the TARDIS and uses this power to not only evaporate the Daleks, but revive Jack. Due to this process, ...
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Why did Wilfred Mott remember the nightmares when the entire human race forgets them?

In Doctor who, The End of Time: Part One, the opening narrator (Rassilon) says: It is said that in the final days of planet Earth, everyone had bad dreams.... each and everyone of those people had ...
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Why was Kylo Ren punching himself?

So in Star Wars: The Force Awakens As he fights them we see him punching his side where the wound is and there's blood on the snow. What the heck is he doing? Is this some kind of dark side ...
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In Breaking Bad season one, A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal, why don't they roll the barrels?

In S1:E7 of Breaking Bad, Walter and Jesse steal a barrel of methylamine. When they take them from the warehouse, they choose to carry the barrel between the two of them, which looks grueling. Is ...
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Did Frank Underwood mean for the bill to fail?

In "House of Cards", Frank Underwood wants some energy bill to pass, but his wife is pressured by SandCorp into undermining him and getting two representatives to vote against the bill, which is a ...
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Why would Marsellus forgive Butch in Pulp Fiction?

At first glance, it seems plausible that Marsellus forgave Butch because Butch saved him from the pawnshop where they had been captured by Maynard and Zed. But now after reviewing the film several ...
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Why did Dr. Linda stop doing Lucifer?

In the Lucifer episode, "Et Tu, Doctor?", Dr. Linda Martin decides to stop having sex with Lucifer, which is an egregious ethical issue in her profession (Psychotherapy). Somehow, she overcomes the ...
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How did Joy escape?

The movie prisoners is quite difficult to understand. I still try to understand how Joy escaped. When Joy was in the hospital, it seems that Bob was in her flashback. So did he help her escape? Do ...
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Why did Lynn sleep with Ed in L. A. Confidential?

I could never underatand why Lynn slept with Ed Exley in L.A. Confidential if she had feelings for Bud and she also knew how much he hated Ed.
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Outbreak climax explanation

In the climax of Wolfgang Petersen's film Outbreak (1995), we see Ford (Morgan Freeman) relieves McClintock (Donald Sutherland) of his command and arrests him for "withholding information from the ...
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Why does Bruce became angry at Niagara Falls?

In Bruce Almighty (2003), the main character Bruce is reporting live at Niagara Falls. It shows Evan speaking for him and then directs the camera to Bruce, so he finally gets a chance to be a live ...
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Vegetation in Jurassic Park

Is it ever explained how the vegetation in Jurassic Park was created - the dinosaurs were explained by blood preserved in a mosquito, however before Alan Grant turns Ellie Sattler's head to see the ...
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How did he set up time bomb?

In Last Action Hero (1993), Jack Slater actually take cards on dead body, he sees it. it has 5,4,.... etc So he realized that Benedict planted Time Bomb, then he ran away. My Question is: How ...
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Why doesn't the Mosasaurus attack the audience since we know it can reach them?

In Jurassic World, there is a scene in which the Mosasaurus eats a shark. There is a little distance between the pool and audience. Here it does not jump out of the pool and attack anyone. ...
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Motivations for killing Rayna Boyanov in Spy (2015)?

In Spy (2015), Sergio De Luca makes several attempts at the life of Rayna. Why does he want to do this? Rayna is the only person who knows the location of the nuke. De Luca needs Rayna to deliver the ...
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Is Dickie gay in The Talented Mr. Ripley?

In the movie The Talented Mr.Ripley, is Dickie gay? They show Tom to be attracted to male folk more than the women in the movie. They also show Tom sexually interested in Dickie. Dickie seems to be ...
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Chaotic Animation: Legion summoned by Prince Mudeenu

I believe this is not an off-topic question, even that it fits both sections of "What topics can I ask about here?". It's not a really useful information for the general audience, but it might require ...
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How did they survive the jump?

How is that Theon Greyjoy and Sansa Stark survived the jump in the first episode of the sixth season (The Red Woman) of Game of Thrones? It was a big distance between the wall and land. How did that ...
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Where exactly was Trystane Martell in “Red Woman”?

Where exactly was Trystane Martell, the Dornish prince (son of the Prince of Dorne, Doran Martell) in the Season 6 opener, "Red Woman"? Where was his boat at the time? Was it in the city of Sunspear, ...
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Why does Hermione not get any kind of punishment for casting magic outside Hogwarts?

In Harry Potter the Chamber of Secrets, Hermione casts a spell to repair Harry's glasses. She also does the same in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. According to Magic Law, underage wizards ...
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How Did Obara Sand manage this?

In the final episode of Game of Thrones season five, Ellaria and Doran Martell with her daughters, the King of Dorne were seeing off Myrcella, Trystane, Jaime and Bronn who were leaving for Kings ...
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Why was Tyra so worried about college in season 1?

Throughout the first season of "Friday Night Lights," it is assumed that most of the main teenage characters (Jason Street, Tim Riggins, Lyla Garrity, Tyra Collette) are seniors. Specifically Tyra, ...