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Apart from the obvious explanation that this was just not considered in the story and wouldn't have fit there, there is evidence from the movie itself and its depiction of Nikola Tesla. Tesla was just afraid of the machine's power. Remember that when he gives it to Angier he also writes something similar to The only advice for the machine's usage I can ...


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Within the Comics (The Bendis versions at least, which is the most current run of GOTG), groot actually has bulbous, glowing areas as par of his anatomy: so there is a precedent for bioluminosity... By the look of the glowing spores he produces, it is probably to suggest that groot (being a plant) disperses his seeds as by driftseed. There are hundreds of ...


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Since it's not in the comics there's no explanation there where one would usually turn. It's not explained in the movie either. I also cannot find any official announcement from the movie creators explaining what they are. All these things mean it's down to interpretation, i.e. your question cannot be answered at this time. My interpretation is that a ...


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TLDR: When she returned his coat to him, at Baker Street, whilst he slept. Long Answer: Sherlock arrives at Irene's and sits in her reception room after taking off his coat and seeing it beside him. He then proceeds to rescue the situation that develops by correctly opening the safe, using Irene's measurements, and helping her evade the CIA. This appears ...


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From the script: TESLA (VO) Alley has written you a thorough set of instruction. I add only one suggestion on using the machine - Destroy it. Drop it to the bottom of the deepest ocean. Such a thing will only bring you misery. It appears that Tesla is either frightened of the machine, or is pragmatically recognizing that the power such ...


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I think the details what caused earth's current state are left a bit unclear and that on purpose. What we know is, that there are two different aspects to earth's devastating state: There is the blight which attacks and destroys the crops, causing a major sustenation problem on earth and in parallel intoxicating the atmosphere, gradually making it ...


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They were sending the data through the wormhole orbiting Saturn. It was mentioned there were satellites on both sides of the wormhole to enable the communication. The signal would be delayed approximately 1.4 hours because of the distance to Saturn and possibly more because of distances on the other side. So the direct radio/video chat would be impossible.


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I'll try to make a first little attempt at parts of an out-of-universe answer why the writers might have chosen Saturn, even if it might be a bit far-fetched or speculative. Aesthetically as well as regarding many small references the movie is largely indebted to Stanley Kubrick's seminal work 2001: A Space Odyssey (well, which movie of this kind was not ...


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It was because of "them". What we can assume is, that this weird bookshelf world is not what it actually looks like inside a real black hole. In fact it doesn't "look" like anything, it's a plain singularity, which there is no escape from. So "they", the "Bulk Beings" -- which are basically 5-dimensional superhumans from the future -- transported Cooper ...


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Two guesses, in order of probability: Even they were not able to pinpoint the exact locations of the wormhole ends at creation. If we assume a deviation factor for the exact location of a wormhole's end, then the wormhole could be estimated even closer or further then Saturn. They also had to account for time dilation: the wormhole may not be too closeby ...


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There are a lot of questions here, so I'll go one by one. First Why did Barzini want Michael dead, after the five families had apparently made peace? After the meeting of the Five Families, Vito expresses to Tom his conviction that the Barzini family is running the narcotics operation and that they were behind Sonny's death, Tattaglia being too much ...


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First of all, you have some parts wrong in your timeline and are missing others. So lets go through it again step by step: The time taken to travel from Earth to the wormhole is 2yrs. Check, aggregate = 2. After that we don't know how much time passed on Earth while they were travelling the wormhole. Could be 10yrs judging from the ...


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Dr Mann's motivation is survival. He knew no one would save him if he was on a useless planet, so he activated the beacon to get help to come. His reasons for trying to kill his rescuers, either but straight up murder or abandoning them on the dead planet is to protect his pride. He doesn't want people to know he wasted time and potentially millions of ...


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TLDR: His goal was to release Lucifer, which required breaking the Seals. To do this, he needed two things. Firstly, he needed to raise Lilith, as her death was the final scene. Secondly, he needed to raise a vessel for Lucifer to possess when he was finally released. Long Answer: In the Season 4 finale, Lucifer Rising, we see Azazel possessing a priest ...


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TLDR: She intended to kill herself, but wanted to wait for Nick to be publicly lynched in the media - but she changed her mind as she believed herself to be guiltless and thought she didn't deserve to die. Long Answer: Whilst this is Movies & TV, this entire answer is composed of quotations from Gillian Flynn's original book, Gone Girl, as it is ...


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The logic that was used was that he sent each piece of data, through the watch, using morse code. The second hand in the watch became stuck and effectively continually moved between two seconds in either short or long motions, signifying the dot and dash of morse code. Of course, sending the data would likely have taken a colossal amount of time. But in ...


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From appearances, and the way he constantly fishes pieces out of his mouth and puts them on his plate and picks his teeth, and also according to online sources (like here and here), it's a horrible, cold piece of leftover steak which he was eating before he passed out drunk. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be in the script, where circumstances are a bit ...


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My guess is that the wormhole had to be orbiting some object in order not to drift away or just stay in the same location (since we know that the solar system is moving around the center of the galaxy, and Saturn itself is moving across its orbit around the sun), and Saturn could have been the only planet with the correct mass to hold the wormhole in orbit ...


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From what is available, the explanation for why he decided to leave a trail for the person following him to see was most likely discarded. Wikipedia has this from the Audio Commentary on the DVD. According to Hellman, Eastman's script was used almost exactly as written with no need for any rewrites. However, Hellman felt the first part of the script had ...


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Short answer: Power. The whole reason Rumple/Gold became what he did was because he wanted to be in control- powerful and fearless, not like the coward he once was. However, in acquiring that power he also bound himself to the dagger, which means anyone with that dagger controls him- as long as they hold the dagger, Gold is forced to obey their command, ...


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Azazel needs a general to command the demon army he is planning to release from Hell. In All Hell Breaks Loose (Part I), Azazel pits his special children against each other in a kill-or-be-killed, Battle Royale-like contest. SAM: What happened to you? AVA: Nothing! [SAM stares her down until a minute later, she drops the act, and laughs a ...


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The original storyline had the machines using the humans as a giant networked brain on the premise that the brain's processing power is far ahead of any hardware AI. http://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/19817/was-executive-meddling-the-cause-of-humans-as-batteries-in-the-matrix Unfortunately the movie bosses considered this concept too highbrow for ...


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They can't control their ship while they're in the wormhole, but once they're out of it, they can control it just as they could before entering. As they noted in the film, a wormhole is basically a warping of space-time to create a sort of tunnel between one point and another. Once you're in, though, you can't control where you end up, with the only ...


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He first sends the message of STAY. Remember the scene in the beginning of the movie just before Cooper visits the teachers of his children. We are shown that Murph has some thick lines on her book. In the end we are shown that she is actually figuring out the morse code behind the falling books represented by the thick lines. Thus she was indeed receiving ...


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I think there are two possible reasons for this. Firstly, whilst in the movie Noelle Hawthorne appears on the very first day of the hunt for Amy, in the books she isn't introduced until later at the search party headquarters. Therefore, there were no set lines for her in the "early days" of the investigation coming from the book. It's plausible that the ...


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Simply put, they followed the star map to the location of LV-223. Consider this (rather old) BBC article describing the discovery of a prehistoric map of the night sky discovered on the walls of the famous painted caves at Lascaux in central France. It was found: the map, which is thought to date back 16,500 years, shows three bright stars known today ...


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I'm not sure this is such a surprising reaction. AS you already comment, Jeff had a broken leg and was thus fairly immobile. Stella was a care home nurse who is older than Jeff or Lisa. In the apartment, rushing Lisa, is Thorwald - a man that they both believe to be a murderer and who is much bigger than either of them. So consider these few points: ...


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Short Answer Solomon has implicitly sold his soul to the Devil through Common Law. REAPER: Solomon. SOLOMON: What... are you? REAPER: I am the Devil's Reaper. I am here to claim you, Solomon Kane. Your deal is done. SOLOMON: What deal? I made no deal. REAPER: There was a deal. And your soul is the price. Your life of murder and ...


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I always took this scene to be a wonderful coincidence. The whole point of Gerry's many messages to Holly is to push her towards the possibilities of the future. Whilst he had a lot planned, I like to think that he hoped that by moving on with her life, opening herself up to possibilities and meeting new people, she would fall in love again. So whilst the ...


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This isn't answered in the film and I can't find any interviews where it was addressed. In the film, the army is based on the real-life Terracotta Army, as evidenced by this interview with the director. Thus, the film was supposed to give the "real" reason as to why the Terracotta Army exists today, as opposed to the actual reason - to act as burial art for ...



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