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I largely agree with the comment - the point is that Bergman is an amazingly gifted reporter. He puts a major FBI operation together from some pickup truck with high-power antennas and 2 agents claiming to be geologists with perfectly-manicured nails. This is basically consistent with the kind of stuff he pulls in the rest of the film. That said, the role ...


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The restrictions on killing are only for "made" men, i.e. recognized core members of a mob family. That's why the murder of Billy Batts was such a big deal. Batts was a made man, and untouchable unless you get permission from the higher ups, and why the Goodfellas were so happy at the prospect of Tommy getting made. None of Jimmy Conway's men had that ...


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It's simple. If they would dig up the first time machine it had been siting in the mine for 6 months, when doc got there in 1885. when Marty got there in 1885, the replacement parts to fix it for 1955 would not be available until 1985


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For a woman in that time and place to have a child out of wedlock was tantamount to be exiled from the community. Mother and Father feeling family was shammed,the child being sent to an orphanage and the mother shunned or likely committed to some kind of work house or an institution where common options. Suicide seems the outcome for this question. When you ...


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His ability is called intuitive aptitude and basically is an analysis of complex systems, including human brain. Intuitive aptitude is the ability to perfectly understand and utilize anything from information, theories, skills, riddles, logic, and puzzles, to the structure and operation of complex systems, codes without special education or ...


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Jimmy was in charge of his own crew on that heist. Hell, the driver (Parnell Edwards) was black. When's the last time you heard of a black guy in the mob? Jimmy had them all whacked when he feared they were going to start implicating him.


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This might be the biggest cause of Elliot's return to F society, according to Wikipedia: F Society's missions is to cancel all debts by taking down one of the largest corporations in the world, E Corp (known as "Evil Corp" by Elliot), which also happens to be All safe's biggest client.


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Stannis had only 4,000 men but the point is that he was able to capture Mance off guard. Mance is also averse to fighting battles that would lead to an inordinate number of deaths of free folk. So he wouldn't order a pyrrhic attack while surrounded by four thousand trained cavalrymen.


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As others have stated, Sam Gold is ego personified; Avi states this in the film. The "Sam Gold" that the gangsters refer to is a ghost story created by Zack and Avi, a fiction to intimidate and threaten the gangsters' egos. Zack & Avi hired Lily Walker so that they could interface with the criminal underworld (& manipulate Macha) while remaining ...


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Watch closely. At the end, the dog looks to the right alertly, then Nadia glances in the same direction, and then she makes the excuse to get her coat and retreats. Too soon after, we hear footsteps and the dog whining. In my opinion, Bob was either killed or arrested by the detective. Similarly, earlier in the movie Nadia also walks away from Bob while ...


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It is called Ululation, and as explained in the very thorough wiki page, many peoples around the world have used it in celebration and sorrow. In fact, that specific scene in Lawrence of Arabia was showing that the women of the Arab forces were both celebrating their men going off to war, and expressing their sorrow that some won't return.


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Rollerball was a team sport. It emphasized team over individuals. Jonathan's fame made him an individual, rising above the team. The central concept behind the movie was to be an individual, not a sheep. That is, to make a name for yourself and rise above the herd. It's sort of a Capitalist view, but that was what the author was trying to convey. From ...


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Neo's machine made purpose is as a controlled failure check valve for "errors" that add up in the Matrix. Of course these errors are humans who reject the matrix. The machines use the Neo to control how the system works and minimize the number of malfunctioning battery crops (pod humans). Of course, this results in the unpredictable because Neo is mostly ...


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Walt took the second job to add another source of income for his family. Do not forget that Skyler was pregnant at that time, and that meant Walt's family was going to expand. Obviously, Walt did not make much, through his primary job of a High school teacher. So with a wife, disabled son and an upcoming baby, and Walt being the sole bread winner, his choice ...


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Shooting to maim is illegal. So is shooting anyone that is not currently endangering anyone else. Authorization to use deadly force without prejudice was unlikely: he's a US marshal; not a bounty hunter.


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Hector killed Max on Don Eladio's (non vocal) orders, because he felt insulted. Gus and Max, the Don felt, had manipulated him, through his minons, into having the meeting. By supposedly selling drugs, in his territory, to his men. While Gus and Max may really have gave it away instead of selling it, it doesn't matter to someone like the Don. And by going ...


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Historically (for humans and equines as well as other species I'm sure) checking teeth is a very easy way to gather information about the health of someone. If they're not eating properly, or dehydrated, or diseased, likely their teeth and gums will show. In some post-apocalyptic type movies, cannibals would sharpen their teeth, so checking that they aren't ...


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The last mention of Edmure was in Season 3 episode 10 "Mhysa". Look at us now, Tully. You're dead, your daughter's dead, your grandson's dead, your son spent his wedding night in a dungeon and I'm Lord of Riverrun. -Walder Frey There has been no further mention of him, or Blackfish, or the Tullys at all in following seasons of the show, which have ...


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How does he know Quill is there? He doesn't. That's why he starts barking questions about who are you/how did you know about this place. More importantly, how does Korath even know about the Infinity stone? He doesn't know about the Stone inside, just that he is supposed to retrieve it. If he does know about it and he also knows it is laying ...


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When Ramsay captures Theon , he converts him into Reek for following reasons:- By keeping Theon alive, he has a hostage from the Greyjoy family, who are always a threat for the 'Warden of North'. He finds a loyal friend and servant by brainwashing him. Now, Theon had some personal motivation but Reek has none. He is completely faithful to Ramsay. He can ...


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Agree with aidenO. He sustained a GSW to chest. In movie that means he either blows up, immediately dies without firing weapon or in this case is dead by now. There is no suggestion anywhere in the movie that Cobb can sense what is in limbo


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You're right to bring up the other scene where we see he's a "bad ass shot", as we see he doesn't hesitate to shoot to hurt/kill. Why not with Kimble? In fact why the hostage scene (or even the other escaped convinct character!) in the first place? It doesn't add anything to the story does it? Unless... By the time the city jail scene comes along, there is ...


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First of all, who were these five people Dent is said to have killed? We see him shoot Wurtz (he doesn't kill Ramirez) and Maroni's driver. At the end of Dark Knight only Gordon and Batman know what Dent has done, so technically they could say anything and still keep Dent's reputation clean. Also, it's not like Dent is a functioning district attorney, ...


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I would imagine that it was not because they really did not care about skin colour but evil men only in it for the business/money. You can see that the house (expletive) was a front by Stephen and behind closed doors he was calculating and full of menace. He was as much a leader of the gang as the rest


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In The Climb (6th episode of season 3): Tyrion: Trying to have me killed is an odd way of saying thank you. There are two people in King’s Landing who can give an order to a Kingsguard. Did you or did you not order Ser Mandon to kill me during the Battle of the Blackwater? Cersei remains silent. Tyrion: The impulse I understand. He hates me ...


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It seems to me that the "I've Done It"/Wife scene is a manifestation of one of the biggest themes of this movie. So big, that Nolan even has the protagonist spell it out for us himself. Remember the scene where Lenny goes on a brief diatribe about how unreliable memory is? He says he only trusts facts, and cites the fallibility of eye-witness testimony ...


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Other answers have already explianed why Ser Allisor got support with Night's Watch in killing Jon Snow. I will like to try to cover more of what the OP has asked, why he was killed at night instead of not allowing to enter. Some of the Night's Watch's brothers are still loyal to Jon, so there was a chance that they rebel against Allisor at that time. Or ...


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Based on the play, I always assumed he had gotten sick (pneumonia?) saving Marius by wading in the sewers. In the book, after he marries Cosette, Marius is a real jerk to him and forces him to only meet with Cosette in a basement where he catches a chill and dies from it. Either way, Marius is a jerk and responsible for the death of the coolest French guy ...


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Well we are all assuming that Caleb was a good person because Ava didn't say he was lying. But he might have been "lying" but Ava decided not say anything and to use that to manipulate him into thinking he was a good person and he should help free her. Plus he knows Ava murdered Nathan and would not be okay with that and there would be a good change he would ...


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I believe in a sort of compromise between the previous responses. In the last couple scenes Alex appears with a seemingly well respected, or at least important, member of society. He makes a deal with this man (Fred) which symbolizes his deal with the government and therefore society. Fred arranges for Beethoven's Ninth Symphony to be played, as a treat for ...


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Hanna was probably guilty but you would have to question her overall intelligence. In the film she had no understanding of right or wrong. First of all having an affair with a kid.she saw nothing wrong with this and also in court she saw nothing wrong with condemning 300 people to death. I think she was a pawn and was took advantage of due to her lack of ...


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They get stung and then they are shoved out to the maze to die, without being able to tell anyone else exactely what happened (as they go a little crazy). So when they say that no-one has seen a griever and lived, that is 100% true. There is no evidence to suggest any of the runners have seen one (prior to Thomas) while out on their runs.


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Maybe the line "I have only done this once before" isn't about the actual act of time travel. What if he is referring to his life? 'I have only LIVED this once before'. His want for a second chance makes sense if he has only ever done it once before..


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Throughout the movie, transfer speed and direction seems to be determined by the relative vertical positions of the clocks. They're fighting for the top position. I'm seeing the same basic answer here


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Joffrey ordered Mandon to take care of Tyrion, as his uncle was a threat to his image and to his pride. Tyrion knew it wasn't Cersei who gave the order, as he knew she was too clever to conduct a betrayal in the open. When Cersei skirts around the question, Tyrion concludes it was Joffrey, who Cersei is disapproving of for taking such an action. This was one ...


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Its never explained but I assume she heard the rumors and figured it out. Dorne was no fan of the lannisters so I'm sure they loved the rumor of incests.


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Warning: Speculation alert! Considering how hot it was getting, it may be that the heat was interfering with the electronic componentry aboard Sun Probe. Consequently, any attempts by the crew to fire the boosters would have been futile. Hence, by firing the safety beam which somehow interferes with the navigation systems, the retros could be fired. This ...


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It is not shown clearly on the TV show, however it seems like kind of common knowledge among the small council (Varys, Littlefinger) and the palace. People choose to ignore or acknowledge this based on their interest. Now Cersei is on trial for the same and Stannis also has shared this information to all the lords. She may have suspected the incestuous ...


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Like what Moe said, their relationship never worked out. it's pretty obvious Dean loves Cindy so much that he would do anything for her(example: marry her even he found out the daughter isn't his. He also begged her if he can do anything to make things better.) On the other hand, Cindy is selfish to me, notice whenever she doesn't like something, she says ...


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I believe he buried that ring when he learned that his ancestor fought on the losing side. He buried that ring because he was dissappointed, because he thought he is the descendant of winners, not losers. He buried it because he didn't want to be a loser, but to win the trials that awaits him. When he received the new ring, it didn't symbolize the loser, ...


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When you say; The Terrans defeated the Kree I presume that you are talking about in the comics. The comic continuity is not relevant to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which takes place in an alternate dimension (Earth-199999). As such, the Kree may be very different in the films from in the comics. We have only seen a couple of instances of Kree in the ...


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They ditched their clothing and the fancy car because they needed to get past the border without creating a bunch of attention. They could not just walk up to the man who was transporting non-US citizens wearing luxury suits plus the nice car. Once they look like the other illegal immigrants, they are able to pass into the USA and progress with their ...


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He made himself. Need of survival of 5 years in an Island had thought him so many things. I have not read or seen any other sources explaining this except couple of episodes in season 1 showing how he started learning shooting arrows from Yao Fe and Shado where they never showed anything about making arrows (not even their trainers)


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The movie has many interpretations for its sequence of events, and I believe it is meant to be that way. It's your CHOICE to decide on what you want to believe. This is what makes the movie so great. This is one of my many interpretations of how the sequence of events unfold. He is the nine year old boy that can see the future not the old man who can't ...


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Delta fibers (aka slow pain fibers) carry sensations of pressure, pain, and cold if I remember correctly. Applied pressure can "crowd out" slow pain conduction. What's the first action you take after stubbing your toe? You rub it. It's the same methodology that chiropractors use with "manipulations" very rarely is anything actually "manipulated" but ...


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Well, you're right, it bears no obvious relation to the rest of the story and isn't referenced any further. So I don't know if the following suffices to satisfy you as a complete answer, let alone if we can hope for a more conclusive answer on the matter at all. It is clear that the Lang biography is a very hot topic, as apparent from the high security ...


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First, you got your facts wrong Anakin didn't kill Padme, when she gave birth she lost the will to live entirely, her whole world fell apart. Her husband, left her and the senate and everything she worked for was gone. Anyways, the reason Vader stayed with Sidious is because he had nothing left, to fight for on the light side of the force.(I know this is a ...


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All the answers were very nice and it's much clearer now. I should only leave a comment but for the sake of completeness/clarity and to be able to quote image (some interesting notes I found on the internet as well), I'm grouping the point in a single answer. First of all, it should be made clear that the captain in the scene - who was turned down by the ...


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Were Borden and Fallon real twins? Yes they were real twins. They were there from start ,that is the reason Bordon was not able to answer the question when Angier asked which knot he tied to his wife, as it is possible other brother was present. As per wiki , quote from wiki:- He then realizes that "Borden" was actually identical twins who shared ...


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As we clearly see in the movie it just took seconds for Cutter to find Borden's transportation magic. I think, though Angier kept Cutter out of the back stage, he was managing the things left by him. So he could have easily found the trick behind the magic which was real science. It's the curiosity of a magician.



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