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Why single way communication in Interstellar? [duplicate]

Why could the crew beyond the worm hole only receive video logs? Why did they not have two way communication with NASA on Earth?
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In Hey Ram, was Saket Ram a terrorist?

In the 2000 Indian film Hey Ram, was the character of Saket Ram a terrorist? How was he suddenly convinced by his friend Amjad Ali Khan to change his mind and drop his plan to assassinate Gandhi?
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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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What was the telekinesis about in Birdman?

My girlfriend and I were just watching "Birdman" and had to leave early because she had a seizure. I don't often go to films and it's not out on DVD, so I'm wondering if someone would mind telling me ...
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Movie involving a competition between students from different universities

My memory is fuzzy about this movie, but somehow after more than 20 years it is somewhere alive in my brain, I remember: probably us-movie from the 80s a group of students on a holiday trip in a ...
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What's with Interstellar's strange sound mixing?

I hope this question doesn't come across as too opinion-based, but when watching Interstellar I noticed, that the sound mixing was a bit "off". Dialogue was sometimes very hard to understand and ...
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Movie with two men who steal a car and kidnap a girl (child)

I can't for the life of me remember what this movie is called, and I thought I'd try this place. I saw it when I was younger, so I believe it has to be an 80's or early 90's movie. I thought it was ...
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Do I need to watch Sin City 1 before watching Sin City 2?

I am about to watch Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. I have absolutely no memory of the first movie. 9 years does that sometimes. Is it important to watch Sin City 1 before Sin City 2? Do I need a ...
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What is said on the Chinese broadcast 34 minutes into Looper?

At 34:00, we briefly see a television depicting mass-destruction and the English words 'Rainmaker'. What is being said in Chinese on this newscast?
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What is the black goo from the Fifth Element?

In The Fifth Element when Gary Oldman is talking to "Mr. Shadow," there is some sort of substance that runs down his head. What exactly is it? It seems to happen to everyone who talks to "Mr. Shadow."
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Girl hits herself on a washbasin so her boyfriend will beat up another boy

There's this movie where a boy watches lot of porn and stuff. One day he finds out there's a girl in his school or college, who is also on the website. He chats with her. They decide to meet. He goes ...
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How does Impractical Jokers get the permission to be in places like IKEA?

How do the people on Impractical Jokers get brand-name places to allow them to come in and act stupid and bother their customers? update To be clear they do things that a person could press charges ...
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Predestination ending scene

In the movie Predestination (2014), does the ending imply that the temporal agent becomes the Fizzle Bomber and therefore a paradox?
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During the Christmas concert, why does Sam look so miserable?

Near the end of Love Actually, Sam is performing on the drums behind his love interest, Joanna. When Joanna sings "All I want for Christmas is You" she turns and points at Sam. To which you see ...
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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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Why is Christian Bale not in the upcoming movie Batman vs Superman?

This is about the upcoming Zack Snyder movie Batman vs Superman, where Ben Affleck is playing Batman. I just read an article that Christian Bale wanted to be Batman again. So I wanted to ask why wasn'...
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In Donnie Brasco, Lefty said: “You're still driving a fucking Lincoln when you get there.” What's that mean?

In Donnie Brasco the following dialogue occurs: Nicky: "It's a longer car. Two fucking cars, right? This is a car, this is a car, right?" Lefty continues to watch Brasco. His friend talks from ...
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When the narrator meets Bob again after seeing Marla, how come Bob doesn't recognize him?

After seeing Marla, the narrator meets Bob again. Bob still greets him as Cornelius and says "we all thought you were dead", referring to the support groups he used to go to, so it is clear that Bob ...
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What episode had Butters cracking a safe?

Saw this in the opening bit to South Park, was curious which episode it was from (see below). It shows Butters taking a torch to a safe.
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Ending of Mr. Nobody

A simple question. At the end of Mr. Nobody Nemo decided to abandon both parents, how is it possible that he met Anna in the future? I can't figure out how he could've met Anna since Anna will be ...
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Animated series featuring a caped man with a Monocle and a cane?

There was this show, animated series, featuring a man with a monocle and a cane, fighting a group of organized criminals, and he was named something like "Allen Lion"; not sure what the language was, ...
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Animated series Named Bob Mauren?

I remember watching an animated cartoon series named something like "Bob Mauren" which featured a muscled protagonist named Bob mostly wearing a red t-shirt, and his fellow comrades, a red headed slim ...
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“Archer” episode: “Pam.” “Pam!” “Pam.” “Pam!”

I'm usually pretty good at remembering "Archer" episodes, but this one escapes me.... Sometime in Season 2 or 3, there's a scene in Malory's office where (Sterling) Archer is trying to get Pam to ...
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Seemingly tall man answers door but he's actually short

I'm trying to identify an 80's comedy that has a sketch in it along the following lines: A gent approaches a timber door, either at a castle or a large wooden factory door, he taps on it and a high ...
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Reason behind the feud between WWE's “Wyatt” family members

I saw that Rowen added himself in Team Cena, and his brother Luke Harper is in an opposite team. That's surprising, because both are monsters. How can one participating in noble cause with Team Cena, ...
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Two questions about the scene that took place in Florida

When Lefty and Sonnie Black were sitting beside the swimming pool. There were lines like this: 01:09:03 What are you doing? You want to throw me in the pool? You got the balls? 01:09:07 He hasn't ...
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Ending of babadook

In the last scene of The Babadook when Amelia takes worms downstairs to the babadook: Why is it there? Is it by choice or is it a captive? How did telling it not to harm her son drive it off? Why ...
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Alien invasion where the aliens don't blink

It is a movie made after 2000 about alien invasions. The invaders appear human but later some people discovered by staring at a female through a recorded footage that they DO NOT BLINK. (NOT The ...
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Why Max and Caroline are poor in 2 Broke Girls

In 2 Broke Girls Max and Caroline work at the diner and they do extra jobs (selling cupcakes and other stuff). So they have two salaries, but even then they can't afford toilet paper! How is that ...
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What does “he got a mistress for the mistress” mean?

In Donnie Brasco Al Pacino says "He got a mistress for the mistress." What does that mean? Does that mean he has a lot of mistresses, or that one of Sonny Black's mistresses is a lesbian?
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Why does Lefty say that he has to “check his lipstick”?

At about 39:13 in Donnie Brasco, when Al Pacino (lefty) said: "I'm checking my lipstick." What's that supposed to mean? When he looks backward with a mirror, is it because he is afraid to get whacked ...
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Season 2: Why was Penny searching for magnetic anomalies?

In the Lost Season Finale 2, some people detect a magnetic anomaly and call Penny. I have seen the whole series, but I cannot say how Penny is aware of huge magnetic forces and the search of Desmond. ...
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Question about a line from Donnie Brasco

What are Al Pacino and other people talking about when Al Pacino said "It's longer? Longer like what? Like my dick is longer?" and the other person says "No no no, we are not talking about a ...
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How does Murph know whether Dr. Brand is alive?

In Interstellar the data transmission was only one way, that is, from The Earth to the spaceship, and not the other way, then how does Murph know that Dr. Brand is alive?
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Why does Sin call Roy “Abercombie”?

In the TV show Arrow, why does Sin call Roy "Abercombie"? Is it because the red hoodie he wears is the brand Abercrombie & Fitch? Wikipedia says the actor (Colton Lee Haynes) modeled for the brand,...
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Girl in refugee camp drowns toddler

Something I watched accidentally about 9-10 years ago. It was a subtitled movie based around a young boy 10-12 with shaved head, a girl 7-9 and another young boy around 2. It was based in what seemed ...
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Was Felicity Smoak always planned to be a main character in Arrow?

According to the trivia section of this article "Emily Bett Rickards was originally only intended to appear as Felicity in 'Lone Gunmen'." The wording doesn't make it clear if they meant that the ...
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How did Cooper send the quantum data?

How Cooper did send such a huge amount of quantum data through the watch as morse code in Interstellar? When Cooper started sending data Murph (Mackenzie Foy) was a child and when she receives the ...
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Person of Interest - Where Finch snoops on a bunch of webcams in an apartment building?

I'm trying to figure out which Person of Interest episode had a certain scene. I don't recall the particular plot of the episode, but the scene I'm looking for had Finch set up in an apartment with ...
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What's about the shirt collars in Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995)?

I recently watched Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995). The director of both movies is Martin Scorsese. But I noticed something quite interesting. The shirt collars of the gangsters in both movies are ...
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In the “False Prophet” scene, what is Daniel Plainview eating?

What is Daniel Plainview eating in the last scene of There Will Be Blood as he is forcing Eli to recite "I am a false prophet, God is a superstition!" before killing him?
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Why are TV shows not aired at the same time across the World?

It's not as bad now, but it used to be the case that in the UK an American TV show would air, and we would only be able to watch it months later. Sometimes when we got the first episode, in the US ...
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Was “Democratic Republic of China” a mistake, or deliberate?

In the episode "The First Lesson" of "Mind Your Language", Chung Su-Lee says that she's from the "Democratic Republic of China". However, in real life, China is called the People's Republic of China. ...
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House of Lies freeze frame effect - how is it done?

In watching House of Lies two notable things for me are the parts where Don Cheadle's character breaks the fourth wall (a la Spacey in the similarly named House of Cards) and the freeze frame effect. ...
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Why aren't the zombies decomposed after all this time?

In The Walking Dead, the more we go through the seasons, the easier it seems to be to crush the zombies' head. The head literally explodes now with a hard hit. This seems logical as after all this ...
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“Hope you like turkey!” - what's funny about that?

In Looking For Richard (1996), Al Pacino said "Hope you like turkey!", when he didn't get the permit. What's funny about that? And why is he unable to get a permit?
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Canon reason that Ned is no longer on South Park

Basically, what happened to Ned? I don't remember an episode where he was killed off or anything.
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Midnight premieres no longer first showing of movie

I recently noticed when I went to see Interstellar, at midnight, that there was an 8:00 showing of the movie, 4 hours before the movie was supposed to launch. I went to get Hunger Games tickets, and ...
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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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451 views

Early 80s USA horror comedy with a pool monster

The whole movie takes place inside a family's house, as I recall. They have a big pool downstairs. The wife or daugter/son dissapears or are swalloved by a "pool monster" because a creature lives in ...

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