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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 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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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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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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Did Trevor Reznik really go to the amusement park?

In The Machinist, we see Trevor Reznik go to the amusement park with Maria (the waitress) and Nicholas (her son). Trevor and Nicholas go on the Route 666 ride, and Nicholas has an epileptic fit. ...
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Why did David choose to ingratiate himself into Caleb's family?

In The Guest (2014), a photo proved that Caleb and David were some sort of comrades during their service with the US armed forces, so it made sense that Caleb's family would welcome David. However, ...
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What does the doctor mean by “plastic” in Room?

After the escape, a doctor tells Ma that it’s a good thing she got Jack out while he was still "plastic". What does he mean by plastic?
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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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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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Was Omar really an informant?

"Scarface" with Al Pacino as Tony Montana features a scene where Bolivian kingpin Sosa kills Tony's colleague Omar, saying Omar was an informant. Later, back in Miami, an angry Frank Lopez tells Tony ...
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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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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 makes Ultron the person he is?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron Tony Stark and Bruce Banner use what seems to be some kind of artificial intelligence bound in the Infinity Stone from Loki's scepter to refine a global peace A.I. that Tony ...
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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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Why doesn’t Shosanna try to kill Fredrick?

When Shosanna (as Emmanuelle) shot Fredrick down, she takes a quick look at the screen where she can see a scene with Fredrick (the actor). When she looks back at Fredrick, she recognizes that he ...
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Why did the Indians decide to end it this way?

I've a couple questions stemming from Valhalla Rising. At the end, One-Eye turns to face the Indians, dropping his axe and allowing them to beat him to death. (The scene reminds me that Indians ...
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Why did Ben manipulate Locke into not entering the code?

In Season 2, Ben (as fake Henry Gale) was trying to manipulate Locke into not entering the code into the computer in the Swan Station. This was made clear in particular when Ben told Locke that never ...
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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 does Carl mean when he says, “that son of a gun”?

In Hachi: A Dog's Tale , there is a scene about Hachi is waiting for his master for the first time outside the train station. And when Parker noticed that Hachi is there , he is excited and plays with ...
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What is the connection between the first and second parts of Full Metal Jacket?

The first part is the boot camp part where Private Pyle eventually loses his mind and kills the drill sergeant. Then, like a snap of the finger, we are with Joker in Vietnam and the second half seems ...
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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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How could Chris be hurt while bathing, when/because his wife flushes the toilet?

Almost at the end of American Sniper (about 119 minutes), Chris Kyle's wife flushes the toilet when he is bathing, and Chris fakes getting hurt. However, how can he get hurt by what his wife is doing?...
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Why did Will say sorry after asking the question?

When Marcus's mother attempted to commit suicide in About A Boy and was sent to a hospital, Will and Suzie were there. The nurse was asking them about whether the boy has a place to stay that night, ...
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Was Joe being sarcastic after hearing about Jim?

There is a scene in Cinderella Man when Jim Braddock's manager Joe ask about the condition of Jim before the fight against Max Baer, it turns out that all of them are bad news . And then Joe says " ...
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Why does Milton Arbogast exit his car by sliding across to the passenger side and getting out through the right hand door?

In Psycho (the original), Milton Arbogast exits his car by sliding across to the passenger side and getting out through the right hand door. Why? I am guessing that either the car was not a complete ...
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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 did Cora say this after their intimate scene?

After Johnny and Cora have sex, Johnny was grateful because she did the woman astride position, but Cora didn't get that that was woman astride position (woman being on top), and she said "What, ...
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What does Clyde's facial expression mean in the ending scene?

In the end of Law Abiding Citizen, Clyde Shelton was being blown up by his own bomb but in the end, even though he died, did he get what he had always wanted? When he was being blown up by his own ...
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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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From which play YouTube video of Al Pacino belongs to in Jack and Jill?

In Jack and Jill, there is a YouTube video of Al Pacino having a nervous breakdown. In that video, what play is he doing? It seems like Shakespeare to me but which play of Shakespeare is it? And when ...
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Did Lucy travel time or was her mind imagining / portraying the views?

When Morgan Freeman pushed the 3 remaining bags of the CPH4 drug into Lucy, we saw her traveling through time (some steps of history from current world to big bang). Some of those events where ...
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Why did they keep repeating the same conversation?

In Duplicity (2009), Ray and Claire have the same conversation, word-for-word, more than once. How does doing this help their plan, and fool the person it's intended to?
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How could the human race be saved in Interstellar?

In Interstellar the human race seemed to be facing pretty poor odds until they discovered a convenient wormhole placed by an unknown entity expressed as "they". Later in the movie, we discover that "...
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Why does Chandler tell the chick and the duck “back to Nintendo?”

In Friend Season 3 Episode 22 there's the following scene: Chandler: [entering, carrying the chick and duck] Hey! Can you take a duck and a chick to the theatre? Monica: Of course not. ...
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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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Why did Jose give Cole the gun?

At the airport Cole meets Jose who gives him a gun and instructs him to kill Dr. Peters. Now the question is - why? They make it clear in the film that the past cannot be altered and that is why he ...
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How does Cohagen track Quaid after the bug is removed?

After watching both Total Recall versions back to back I was struck by a very similar anomaly. In both movies Quaid starts out bugged so Cohagen's people can track him (in the Arnold version he pulls ...
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How did Selene get pregnant?

In Underworld Awakening Selene is captured and cryonically frozen after a bomb grenade hit her and Michael underwater. She awakes 12 years later to find out she has a daughter, and apparently Michael ...
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Is result shown from the explosion realistic?

In The Hurt Locker, During a raid on a warehouse, James discovers the body of a young boy, in which a live bomb has been surgically implanted. During evacuation, Lieutenant Colonel John Cambridge (...
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Why did Emily's mother become angry on Jason's reply?

In The Ultimate Gift, there is a park scene (00:33:51), When Emily's mother came and ask for Jason's forgiveness on account of the fact that her daughter was disturbing him, Jason said "That's ok, I'm ...
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Who are Linus' mom and dad really?

In all the Ocean Movies - Linus' (Matt Damon's) mom (in 12) and dad (in 13) get the gang out of sticky situations. They say they are part of the law enforcement agencies - but I have never been sure. ...
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Why did Arya Stark lose her vision?

In the Game of Thrones Season 5 Finale Arya Stark becomes blind, because she killed a man who was not hers to kill. But I am not convinced that that is exactly the reason for her blindness. Can anyone ...
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What does buying chocolate ice-cream in the end implies?

In the end of the movie Matchstick Men, when Roy goes to the supermarket that he always goes to and buys things he includes the chocolate ice-cream that Angela used to eat at his house when Frank and ...
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Why was it better to abandon the boat?

I did not quite understand the reasoning re abandoning the boat in The Revenant. To my understanding, travelling in the boat would have removed them from the pursuing people faster than those pursuing ...
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How did Alex get the job at a fast food restaraunt with no ID?

In Into the Wild, Alex threw away all of his IDs, burned his Social Security card, and resisted the temptation to try to re-acquire an ID at a later time. I can understand that he may have been able ...