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Why are there two Phils?

I only watched the first few "Last Man on Earth", so I guess I missed quite a bit. So when I started watching again I was surprised that either there are 2 Phil Millers, or Tandy and Phil switched ...
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Whatever happened to CWI?

Season 4, like Season 3 of House of Cards, has no mention of Claire's non-profit CWI. Neither has it ever been mentioned whether the organization was dissolved, sold off or changed hands. Was there ...
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Why does Tyler Durden leave the Narrator taking his suitcase?

In the movie Fight Club, Tyler Durden leaves the Narrator taking his suitcase while the narrator was asleep. My question is not about the car crash, it's about the scene that comes after the car crash,...
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Why was this worse?

In 10 Cloverfield Lane, at one point the air intake and filtration system stops or stalls. Howard says this is bad, because they will run out of air. Then he tries a ceiling hatch/door, and it won't ...
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Why is Stephens in the cell with the Joker in The Dark Knight?

After being captured, the Joker uses Stephens (the cop watching over him) as a hostage in order to escape from his cell to make his phone call, seen here. Why is there anyone in the cell at all, when ...
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Why did Caleb try to get Nathan drunk the second time?

In Ex Machina, If Caleb had already reprogrammed the security protocol, why did he attempt to get Caleb drunk again? Or perhaps Caleb tried to get Nathan drunk again because he thought that Nathan had ...
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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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Relationship between “Mr. Orange” and “Mr. White” in “Reservoir Dogs”?

I find the relationship portrayed between Mr Orange and Mr White intimate and I saw a powerful emotional bond formed between these two characters. In the opening when Mr. Orange was shot and ...
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What is the significance of cats in “Belle de Jour”?

Severine asks her husband not to let the cats out while she's being whipped in the film's opening scene. Then, midway through the film, a butler bangs on the door of a room in a mansion and asks the ...
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Why didn't Lou hide from the gangster in the climax of “Nightcrawler”?

After the car crash, even after his partner got shot (his impromptu to kill Rick) while filming the gangster, Lou keeps filming the incident without hiding from the gangster. This scene didn't make ...
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Explanation on the ending of “End Game”

I didn't understand the ending of the movie End Game. Could someone please explain? What did the reporter leaving the First Lady's house at the end have to do with anything? Why wasn't the ...
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What is the “child” in Season 4?

In Season 4 of Game of Thrones Bran met with a "child" who saved him and guided him to meet the Three-eyed-raven. What are those "children"? And are they different from the White Walkers?
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What was the reason for Freddy's outburst?

In House of Cards, Season 4, Episode 11, when Freddy mentions to Frank that he'll be leaving his job at the White House, he follows it up with an outburst at Frank's mention of one last plate of ribs ...
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Why was Tyler's hair cut?

In Fight Club, why was Tyler's hair cut after his long time disappearance? Does it mean something? Or is it supposed to?
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What's the background story with Joe Buck and Annie?

In the film Midnight Cowboy, the background story of would-be hustler Joe Buck is given in a series of flashbacks, many of which feature a young woman named Annie. Because the flashbacks are so brief ...
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How did Michael move Scylla so easily?

Well this question is going to make you think hard. So lay back and think. In season 4 of Prison Break General Krantz said that it was hard to move Scylla and for the same reason David Baker was ...
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Civil war soldier appearing in Frank Underwood's hallucination

I am watching the 4th season of House Of Cards. When Frank Underwood was shot, and placed in an induced coma, he was hallucinating about a civil war soldier. Who was that soldier and why did he appear?...
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How did Kate's husband not find out that his wife was a fugitive?

In the Lost series, when Kate's past life is shown where she marries a policeman, while being a fugitive. How is it possible that her husband had not come across Kate's profile as she was a highly ...
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Why did the cops shoot Danny even though he stopped pointing the gun at them?

I recently saw a movie from 1984 called Teachers, with Ralph Malchio, Crispin Glover and Morgan Freeman. The character in the movie, a 16 year old stoner named Danny who had schizophrenia, anxiety, ...
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Did Emily herself remove the memories she couldn’t remember in World of Tomorrow?

In the short World of Tomorrow, when Emily took some memories from Emily Prime, was that the reason she couldn’t remember those very same memories?
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In the movie Predator, are the characters Mac and Blain gay?

In the movie, Mac seems to be the most affected one than anyone else when Blain is killed. They seem to share some strong connection. Is there any chance they are gay or is it a very strong bond they ...
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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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Why can John Murphy see A.L.I.E.?

In the TV series The 100, initially only Jaha could see A.L.I.E. and nobody else, and he communicates with her. Secondly, anybody who takes the key to the city of light (that blue star pill) is also ...
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Why are Remy Danton and Jackie Sharp keeping their relationship a secret?

In House of Cards Remy Danton and Jackie sharp are in a secret relationship and Why do they need to keep this a secret?
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Major twist in The Winds of Winter which is not possible in HBO's Game of Thrones? [closed]

In a recent interview with IGN, George R. R. Martin said that the major twist in the sixth installment of his "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel series involves a character who's already dead on the HBO ...
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Why didn't the Basilisk's bite destroy the Horcrux?

At the end of the second film, Harry Potter gets bitten by the Basilisk in the Chamber of Secrets, before being healed by Fawkes's tears. As the venom (from the fang) destroyed Riddle's book, why ...
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Did Chumhum drop Florrick-Agos as their law firm in “The Debate”? If so, how does “Dark Money” make sense?

In the 6th season of The Good Wife, I believe in the episode titled "The Debate" (or a nearby episode), Florrick/Agos' largest client, Neil Gross, the owner of Chumhum, says he is leaving them after ...
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Power of the Sand Snake girls

The Sand Snake girls are introduced in late 5th season of Game of Thrones. The eyes of Bronn started burning when he looked at one of them. What is the power of the Sand Snake girls?
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What was the reason Owen Chase did not kill the gigantic whale?

In In the Heart of the Sea I didn't understand the last part when Owen Chase had the chance to kill the whale but he spared it. What was the significance of that particular scene?
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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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How does Rocket know all those things about Lil Zé?

In City of God (2002), one thing I didn't understand was how the reporter named "Rocket" knows all the things about "Lil Zé". For example, he knows Lil Zé killed Goose. Also, how does he knows about ...
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Why was Bahubali killed by Katappa? [duplicate]

In Baahubali: The Beginning, why was Bahubali killed? What was Kappata's problem? Why did he kill such a good king?
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Ending of “Strangers On A Train”

In Hitchcock's Strangers On A Train when Bruno visits Guy after murdering his wife the latter wants to go the police. Bruno stops him, saying that he will be arrested for involvement, i.e. they won't ...
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How could Sherlock find the kids in the Reichenbach Fall using the foot prints?

He analyzed the traces that were left by the kids shoes and used them to realize which places the kids went to later. How could that work?
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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 Rapunzel flip an atlas book with Eugene in the middle of the dance montage?

When Rapunzel sees the town for the first time, she begins to dance and encourage random people to dance with her. In the middle of this dance, we see her in a "library"? Flipping a book containing ...
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What does Inspector Bucket's new case at the end of Dickensian signify?

I recently finished watching the BBC TV series Dickensian. It's a somewhat fanciful soap opera which attempts to fill in the backstories of a wide variety of characters from the novels of Charles ...
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Did Capote really care about Perry Smith?

In the 2005 film Capote, we see that while Truman Capote was talking/interviewing Perry Smith, he got really close to him. But, whenever Perry asked him if he had started the book (which he asked ...
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What is the significance of the Paris back story?

In the film "Goddess of Love"... It appears to be unrelated to the plot and yet is poised to have major significance to Venus' current circumstances. Was it simply a previous episode of psychotic ...
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How did Joey & Chandler's Chick and Duck die?

I don't remember what happened to the first Chick and Duck that Joey and Chandler kept. Did they show in the show how they died? If yes, then please tell me the episode.
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How were some gods brought back to life?

In Gods of Egypt, lots of gods have been killed during the movie, and it was mentioned more than once that this is impossible to bring back the dead, including dead gods. However, in the end, some ...
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Was Venus actually in the desert?

In the film, "Goddess of Love", the 'other woman' confronted Venus over the death of her cat, and then... Which portions of the desert scene (if any) were actually real?
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How much time elapsed?

In the film "Goddess of Love" how much time elapsed between When Venus... and the final scene in the film?
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Why is Raymond K. Hessel an Asian man with an accent in Fight Club?

In the movie Fight Club, is there a plot-related reason that Raymond K. Hessel is portrayed by Joon Kim, a South Korean national with a very noticeable Asian accent? The surname Hessel seems to be ...
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Why doesn't Rip deal with his own loss instead of going on a complex mission?

Why doesn't Rip just deal with his wife and son's death? I mean it's extremely stupid to just go back in time with a bunch of people you don't know about and have them screw up the past with you. And ...
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In Duke of Burgundy, what did the psychedelic montage mean?

SPOILERS: Everything I write here is a spoiler. Before the end act of the movie, there is a psychedelic montage (dream sequence). What it represents or what happens within it is not entirely clear to ...
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Population always increases in The 100 in respect to the Grounders

In the 100 tv series, the population of the grounders always increases in an insane amount which is always confusing why??.. First of all, In the Season 1:in the final episodes, where the Grounders ...
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What is the whistling in the restroom about in “My Name is Nobody”?

In the 1973 "My Name is Nobody" (with Terence Hill), there is a scene where Nobody and the driver of a train are in a restroom, facing each other. The driver obviously has problems "letting go". ...
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What was the mechanic noise behind the Black Smoke Monster in Lost?

In the Lost series, I could understand in the end, what was the Black Smoke Monster but I could never figure out the origin of the mechanic noise that followed it. What was producing this noise?
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What happened to the twins?

In The Witch, in the middle of the night, the evil witch goes into the barn and attacks the goats. The next morning, we see the twins have disappeared. Did the witch take the twins?