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For everyone but Jon... ...it doesn't really matter what the rules would strictly say about Jon's status: Castle Black has just been, essentially, invaded by an army of wildlings and a giant. He's their chosen leader. It doesn't really matter if he orders the execution as Lord Commander or conqueror, the result is the same. The rules are as irrelevant at ...


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Why are there no guns or weapons in this movie according to IMDB: The producers of AlienĀ³ wanted each film to be different in tone and style. It is apparent that they did not want to make "Aliens 2" and made a conscious decision to shift away from the action genre. This also serves to remove the simple solution Aliens presented -- that the aliens can be ...


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Alexandre's answer gives a good out-of-universe explanation: my answer is the in-universe explanation. Alien3 takes place on the prison planet Fiorina 161. This is a prison-work colony for violent offenders. From Wikipedia: The pod crash-lands on Fiorina "Fury" 161, a foundry facility and penal colony inhabited by male inmates with histories of ...


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According to this page Slang term for one who snitches to the police, or is an undercover police officer themselves. Origin comes from the great size of rats living in and around reservoirs. Near the end of the movie the survivors come to a dramatic conclusion, one of them is a snitch or a cop. The title is actually a very good title, a reservoir is ...


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Samwell and Jon have a similar conversation earlier (s04e09 "The Watchers on the Wall") regarding Ygritte and Gilly. The oath says take no wife. It does not say have no sex. Jon ended the discussion, noting that the Night's Watch Master-At-Arms Alliser Thorne at the time is not the type to be swayed by loop holes and interpretations. JON: But if [Gilly] ...


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I think Summer's death especially is significant in the way that she's one of Bran's protectors and died along with the other, Hodor. As for the other direwolves, Lady's death has much parallels to Sansa's life. Lady dies in place of Nymeria, her destiny is decided for her by others and she is innocent. That's the same as what happens to Sansa after her ...


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During the time Jon was dead, no elections where made thus no Lord Commander was elected. Jon is then considered the Lord Commander since he was before he died, just like he would have been if he was not killed but severely injured. Jon executes his last commands (Hang the traitors) as Lord Commander and steps down legally by stating that his watch has ...


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From IMDb: What does the title mean? Tarantino doesn't typically answer this question directly, saying that he likes it when people come up with their own definitions for the phrase. He has called it "more of a mood title than anything else." One popular and oft-told story about the origin of the title is that former video store employee Tarantino ...


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All great answers and all containing interesting detail - however the truth of it is that they wanted and needed Ripley in the movie. Sigourney Weaver would only do it if there were no guns. So there were no guns. The Brandywine producers did look at taking the story in another direction if they couldn't come to a deal with Weaver and there is a full script ...


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This movie is about the capitalist ethic in America, analogous to capitalism being some sort of delusional, "spaced-out" road trip high. The very feeble and fragile looking machines they ride (the American dream) symbolize the war machine: American aggression and expansion having to turn back and not getting farther than the western shore, namely the Vietnam ...


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In all of the Columbo episodes, the murders are not acts of street crime like burglary or break-in, but carefully premeditated murders by individuals with very strong motives to kill. Columbo does not solve street crimes, like drive-by shootings. I think Columbo knows from experience that more murders take place by family, friends, business associates than ...


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The strength of the oath is only as strong as those that are willing to enforce it. The Night's Watch was already next to powerless when Jon Snow arrives. I would assume that the penalty for murdering Jon would have been death for those that participated, but the remaining brothers fall back under Alliser's control. Prior to Jon's return from death, they ...


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We will just have to see what happens to Jon, now that he feels that "his watch has ended". There is no precedence for this in-universe. Even though, we did see that Stannis was willing to do that to gain support in the North. As for being able to carry out the execution order... Jon Snow was the Lord Commander before he was betrayed, since he is still ...


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The quote comes out of a long-standing prejudice amongst 'Caucasians' that 'Orientals are inscrutable'. The cop says this to Jake because he blindly assumes that, because whatever happened, happened in Chinatown, it is bound to make no sense, so Jake shouldn't try to make sense of it. I'm not saying that it is right to think that way, of course; I am ...


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I believe this scene goes hand in hand with the theory of Manipulated living and Monnitoff and Karen might know some things about what is going on. The fact that these two people make significant contributions in how the plot unfolds can be read together with this. Actions by Karen Seating Gretchen next to Donnie, so they will end up together Writing ...


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The painted mural over Jane's bedroom has the exact color and looking bear as the one that fell in Walt's pool. It's a direct reference to his part in Jane's death and those of the airplane passengers.



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