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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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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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Point A --> Point B1 and Point B2 (same person in two alternate time lines) B2 goes back in time to Point A --> 2 People in Point B1 (B1 and B2A) and 2 People in Point B2 (B2 and B2B) (B1 and B2 are remnants aka leftovers from original timeline and B2A and B2B the new people)


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When the Terminator goes out into the parking lot and teargasses the cops he drives a Police truck back into the Cyberdyne building. As he does so the cops can be seen in the foyer trying to get to the front doors to leave, they scatter as the truck comes through the doors. Hope this ties it up.


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he was sold to gladiators. the wheel of pain's simple lesson is thus, "that which does not kill you, only makes you stronger." - Nietzsche wax on, wax off. paint the fence. same thing.


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I don't think anyone gets it. "Chinatown" is a secret a person will never tell. A complicated, dark mystery filled with lies and guilt, so ugly that the truth can never be spoken aloud to anyone. Its something youll never understand, because its too complicated and too much of a secret.


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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 would point out there are some more related elements that are key to interpreting Tetsuo: the character you refer to as "businessman" is explicitly dressed as a "salaryman" - a "type" in the 1980s, emblematic of someone who works for a corporation note when Tetsuo was made (1989)... now look at what Japan actually looked like then. The Art Direction ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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White Portuguese doesn't seems like any reference to anything but a conversation raised between Alfred and Bruce due to it did refer to Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Early in the movie Alfred and Bruce are investigating a criminal they can only identify as the White Portuguese. Bruce insists they need to catch him, which prompts Alfred to suggest that ...


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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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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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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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Why are there no guns or weapons in this movie according to IMDB: The producers of Alien³ 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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Same oath has working wordings "I shall live and die at my post". So now, he was dead for some time, and he has started living, so he is bound to the oath. Yes, oath was meant for people to be freed from after their death, but then those people were also meant not to live after death. He is still Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch and bound to ...


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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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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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I do believe he is in love with his little sister. I think in his mind he's just being the protective older brother, but he takes it way too far. Gina even brings this up before she dies. His possessiveness and his need to control her stems from his own desires. He can't stand for another man to even look at her, because deep down he wants her for himself.


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These are tarot cards. They look like an original Oswald Wirth tarot deck. This deck would have been used in 1889 or possibly 1926, when the cards were redrawn. Source: https://marygreer.wordpress.com/2011/07/15/oswald-wirth-meets-sherlock-holmes/


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I think she is trying to suck all the pain in. Thinking "so for 45 years, you have loved me but with her still at the back of your head?". IMO, the ending scene is just so perfect because they are depicting a happy anniversary party but her emotions are obviously the opposite.


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The "Time Remnant" could have easily been a different version of his past self. A Time Remnant doesn't have to mean a direct past-self, it could refer to a past-self of a person from a fractured or alternate timeline. Remnant: A part or quantity that is left after the greater part has been used, removed, or destroyed. But what IS a Time Remnant? I ...


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It isn't strictly true that Lucifer offers no proof of his nature to Decker. He does try to explain his nature by challenging her to shoot him in an effort to prove his invulnerability. That doesn't work out well as this is how he discovers that her presence makes him vulnerable (apparently progressively since earlier in the series he survives being shot ...


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Sherlock's hatred of his father is explained in Elementary Season 4, Episode 14 titled "Who Is That Masked Man". During that episode as Sherlock is investigating the death of Sabine he reveals to Joan that he blames his father for his mother's death. His father threw her out and due to prenuptial agreement she was living in a small rundown house that ...



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