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Putting prequels and sequels aside, keep in mind that Cube is a metaphor for life, for the human condition: In the beginning, each character wakes up in a strange, uncomfortable place. Each quickly realizes that making a bad move will result in death Each reacts to the situation in a unique way Those who live longest never get any real insight into ...


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Cube made no extensive attempt to explain what the cube that the characters are confined in is, why it was created, or how the people were selected to be put inside there. The movie remains without any answers. But Sequels have done that as stated by in the Wikipedia article The second film reveals that a company named "IZON" is responsible for the ...


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You have to watch Cube and Cube Zero to get more of an idea of what's going on. Essentially, the Cube is owned by a rather powerful organization that uses it for "prisoners", or people that they want to get rid of. As we see in Cube Zero, when someone in the cube makes it out, they are then questioned about a few things. If they answer wrong they are ...


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There's two explanations for this I can think of that are supported by in-universe facts: He's seen it before: The first thing we see Wynn do as part of his job is once Ryjkin dies, he removes the archive disc from their console and puts it into his file. Dodd spends this whole sequence playing chess, but Wynn doesn't: he watches every death which occurs ...


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I thought that perhaps all the people had died and that the cube represented purgatory. All the "inmates" were having to face, and reflect on, their own selves. Rennes says at the beginning "you have to escape yourselves". At the end, only the pure manage to go to heaven (the mentally handicapped guy is amoral), and the rest are condemned to ...



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