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The battery idea wouldn't work regardless of what creature you used because of second law of thermodynamics which very basically states that energy transfers will always result in a loss of energy (at least at temperatures which humans can endure). Animals do release energy in the form of heat, but it can't be more (or even the same amount of) energy than ...


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I don't know the filmmakers' actual reason. But here's a guess. The machines would have had to exterminate all those humans, since humans always like rising up against machine oppressors. Once the machines started capturing and killing humans, maybe they decided that they'd just keep them alive and use them as a power source instead of having to ...


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I think the second death of Zac put him in another Universe. I always thought when seeing this very good film, that, in death, you are with the ones youdied with at the same time. So, Zac was alone at the end.


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My best answer comes from an answer that was given to this same question in 2006: Adult Myers is introduced in the screenplay as a shape jumping on the back of Marion's car. Therefore, for script consistency, the term was used for the rest of the draft and eventually the series. Also, there is further explanation and links to the script here. ...


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So I'd say from reading those two things id say the teddy near represents Walt before he dips his toe in the business and afterwards is burnt in his pool and he holds onto the eye because he regrets the one decision that led to this accident which was originally supposed to symbolize the eye of god, watching him when he was making this decision, and he ...


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The Lovers symbolizes harmony between male-female, either in yourself or forming a partnership with someone. It is not necessarily sexual. It means being able to take different skills and work toward one goal; finding your co-conspirators. The Hermit symbolizes the need to find your inner wisdom and gain insight. It's a sign to take a break and learn more ...


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I don't think he lied to Skyler. He was right, he did it for himself. I understood Walt's character as someone who could not achieve what he deserved for a long time in his life. Walt reveals this frustration to a psychologist during season 2 when he is lost and found and recovering in a hospital. I somewhat remember his dialogue. He says to the psychologist ...


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He killed Rodney because Rodney was a witness to petty's murder. Degroats real issue was with John. John still owed him Degroat more money. The fixed fight didn't settle the whole debt. Before they leave, john asks him if everything is good between them. Degroat says, well yeah as long as you brought me the rest of my money. Petty says nothing. So ...


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Walt was absolutely not lying. Throughout the show he's had many times where he could have backed out of the business, but kept going because he likes it. He has a huge ego, and for the first time he's respected (Jesse actually sees the art in what he does, which is something he is unable to show his students in his chemistry class who could care less about ...


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Malvo is an extremly odd character. You can say he is somewhat similar to the Joker in The Dark Knight. These are psychotic criminals without clear motives for a crime (The joker, obviously being way ahed of the curve). There are several instances from the show where Malvo does strange things to people. Some examples : when he check in to a motel, he ...


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I saw that Malvo gets consistently portrayed as entirely vague and entirely evil. The only solid characterizations for him are the cassette tapes he carries around of all these recorded conversations. It's hinted at a lot, but when we see him living as the dentist, we finally see an unequivocal scene where he is just sitting alone, listening to the tape, and ...


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I think that everything you said makes complete sense, but I see also that there was a previous "Battle of Verdun" during the Franco-Prussian War: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Verdun_(1792) The 1792 battle occurred over a single day, and the Prussian army successfully defeated the French. The 1916 battle, that you mention, occurred over 11 months ...


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Well... let's Trope this. A Posthumous Character is one that is a prominent character, but happens to be dead for the majority of the movie. A character in a movie (as opposed to an extra/human prop) is part of the plot. To paraphrase from the Trope page... In Children of Men, the reason the child Dylan was even born was to die and provide drama and ...


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We can never know why, maybe he director didn't overthink and simply decided to not include it. I got this from an interview with him: What scenes are absolutely fundamental to the story? What scenes must be in our film? And what scenes can we do with out, even if we love them? So he just said they were picky while choosing what scenes to do and ...


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I'd guess the movie's motive for not introducing the McKee subplot is because that was only a minor subplot of the book. And re-telling a book story in movie form, when you've got to get all the key details on screen in just 2 or 3 hours, means you have to omit many minor details. The core story of The Great Gatsby is about Gatsby and the world he lived in, ...


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I'd like to keep going on the significance of the owl. In the classroom, the owl was euthanized. Very shocking to the boys, but served to further build Jim's mystique and awe among them. Jim Prideaux and Bill Haden were inseparable in their youth, possibly lovers. So, there may be an element of mercy killing on top of the revenge in Haden's murder. Add to ...


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At the end of the movie, in his dreams Cobb lets go of his wife. His subconscious resolves his issues with his wife, recognizing that she is no longer needed. And hence, at the end even though he is in his dreams, there is no ring on his finger.


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I rewatched this film shortly after reading 'The Book of EST' (which can be ahem 'found' online), which is a guidebook for the 70s cult Erhard Seminar Training (now known as The Landmark Forum) which is partly derived from Scientology, and was a major influence on Chuck Palahniuk of 'Fight Club' fame. I think the gold watch story is basically about EST ...


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Based on the other answers I came to the conclusion that when cage killed Alpha it set a spawn point for him that was placed 24 hours prior to Alpha's death. In other words he respawns at the military base. Later on he loses the ability, but regains it after killing Omega. This event sets a new spawn point which is 24 hours prior to Omega's death. Since he ...


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Its the fear of fall, fear of getting drenched with loss, its the fear of losing which makes you weak. When one gets lucky in life and receives something for which he has not made any honest efforts, then such a person is the most feared one. On the other hand when a man makes efforts from the inception (like batman when he makes the effort without the rope) ...


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The use of Arri Alexa and panavision lenses looks like it was not supported by a lot of lighting to give the film a cinematic style - as a result black and white takes away a lot of the distractions such as noise and varying color temperatures generated by a digital image capture in multiple locations and available light. The choice I am sure is also ...


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Interestingly enough, both films were written by their directors. As for eXistenZ, according to Wikipedia: The film's plot came about after Cronenberg conducted an interview with Salman Rushdie for Shift magazine in 1995. At the time, Rushdie was in hiding due to a Fatwah being put on his life by Muslim extremists due to his controversial book The ...


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Disagree. Marcus clearly never even believed that his father ever was guilty and his reactions to those accusations throught the movie certainly seem to suggest that. Even if he might have wanted some kind of revenge, I don't believe he would fire a 'warning' shot at Lucas before killing the other townfolk when it could so easily have ended up killing Lucas ...


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It's a nice scene just when the song Ecstasy of Gold starts. Actually the dog was not part of the original script. It was Leone's dog and it ran and escaped when the scene was shot. Elli's reaction is a natural instinct on being startled. Leone (perfectionist as he may be) liked the result so much that he decided to keep it


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It was Marcus. Look at the facts: Marcus was in the middle of a horrible divorce with a castrating mother yet still stood up for his father. He went to his father to show his support. Lucas brushed him off when he tried to tell him that he was #1 gay, #2 not interested in the hunt. Marcus didn't fit in and related to the ignorance and hate his father was ...


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The message of American History X is quite simple: violence begets violence. The whole film is a series of escalations based on revenge; Derek and Danny lose their father and hate consumes them. They win a basketball game against the black gang (and their turf in the process) and the gang try and steal their fathers' truck as revenge, Derek kills them over ...


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According to TVTropes, the first use of this was in 1895!: [The breaking the fourth wall trope] dates back to the Lumière brothers and the first films made for publicviewing in 1895—specifically, The Photographical Congress Arrives in Lyon, in which several of the photographers wave or doff their hats to the camera. You can barely make it out here: ...


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If you average the number of deaths from Bill the Lizard's answer over the length of the actor's career and number of appearances, only Bela Lugosi could be said to have died more and more often than Sean Bean. Sean Bean - 0.86 deaths/year, 0.22 deaths/credit Vincent Price - 0.6 deaths/year, 0.17 deaths/credit Bela Lugosi - 0.86 deaths/year, 0.32 ...


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There are several actors who appear to die frequently in films, and Sean Bean is near the top of the list. According to Which Actors Die the Most in Movies? and Actors Who Die Really Often in Movies & TV shows, here are a few of the most notable: Bruce Willis, Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Gary Oldman, and Nicolas Cage have all died around a dozen times. ...



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