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Questions tagged [plot-explanation]

Seeking to understand a story plot better, or to clear up confusion about certain aspects or plot points.

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How could Thanos have the Gauntlet in Age of Ultron when he attacked the dwarves in Infinity War? [on hold]

In Avengers Age of Ultron Thanos is seen having the Infinity Gauntlet. But in Avengers Infinity War judging from Eitri's words his attack on, and Thor's journey to Nedavellir, took place in a small ...
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What doubts does Sisters Aloysius have?

I remember watching Doubt (2008) and just always thought that Sister Aloysius is such a difficult person to be around and all that she did was just because she just didn't like Father Flynn because of ...
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Where are the corrupt cops in 'The Wire'? [on hold]

The Wire is hands down one of the best and realistic shows ever made. One thing that I found lacking in that show was it didn't have many corrupt police officers which is very surprising as Baltimore ...
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Did Barry affect the timeline during the episode “What's Past Is Prologue”?

So, I watched The Flash season 5 episode 8 (What's Past Is Prologue), and one thing got me confused: When Barry went back to the time where his speed had been taken by Hunter Zolomon (a.k.a Zoom) and ...
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Why didn't the Tesseract got transported with Red Skull? [duplicate]

At the end of Captain America The First Avenger Red skull disappears which was later discovered that he was transported by the Tesseract. In other circumstances like Thor took Loki to Asgard at the ...
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Why didn't Loki use the Tesseract?

At the starting of Avengers Infinity War we see that Loki is in possession of the Tesseract. So why didn't he use it to transport everyone on that ship to the earth? If he wanted to keep that a ...
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What is the significance of the lighter as murder evidence?

In A Shock to the System, what is the significance of the lighter as murder evidence? Where did he lose it and why would it be evidence for the 2nd murder he committed?
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A Girl Falls Down a Well And Winds Up In Alternate Dimension (maybe dead)? [on hold]

So I am usually good about movies but my daughter presented me with this info and it is so familiar but I can't place the movie (or possibly part of a TV show). Can you help? Girl falls down (...
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Ending of Sacred Games

Can someone explain the ending of Sacred Games (Season 1). Who is the character found tied in a hole? Is he dead or alive? And what is the significance of the items shown present in the place with ...
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Why did Arya need to travel to King's Landing?

Why did Arya need to travel to King's Landing with her father and sister Sansa in Game of Thrones season 1? Kings Landing is not a safe place. Wouldn't it have been safer for her to stay home in ...
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Why are the Nazis just “the enemy” in Dunkirk?

During Dunkirk, we may see some Nazi German airplanes, such as He 111, Junkers Ju 87 and Bf-109. Also at the end, when Farrier is being captured, we may recognize Nazi German soldiers. But during the ...
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What happens to the Thanos gauntlet after use?

Why does Thanos's gauntlet look destroyed after he used it at the end of Avengers: Infinity War?
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Whose spaceship is Tony Stark in? [on hold]

In the latest trailer of Avengers: Endgame, Tony is shown in a spaceship where he records a message. In Avengers: Infinity War, Tony was stranded on Titan with nobody else. The spaceship he was ...
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What purpose does the cop play in Hotel Artemis?

In Hotel Artemis Jodie Foster's character goes against the rules to rescue a cop. We find out that she knew her son when they were younger. After being patched up she is released and never seen again. ...
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Did Daenerys know how to hatch the dragon eggs?

Please read this Wikia passage first: Dragon eggs are notoriously difficult to hatch, though they can maintain the spark of life inside of them for decades if not centuries. The secret key to ...
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Why did Anna have to be shielded from all knowledge of magic?

In Frozen, Why did Anna have to be shielded from all knowledge of magic? I understand that to save her, they had to remove her memories from the past. But what would happen if she found out before she ...
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Why take that “glass floor” risk in the museum?

In The Walking Dead's 'A New Beginning' (season 9 episode 1 / S09E01), a team led by Rick Grimes enters the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, in order to find useful materials and tools for their ...
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What did the government agent mean in You Were Never Really Here?

There is a scene in You Were Never Really Here (2017) where Joe interrogates a wounded government agent in his home's kitchen. The agent says: "I don't want it out. There's always crying. All of it is ...
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Where did this boy come from in The Nun?

It occurs to Father Burke that he can enter the castle through the delivery entrance. Just before he hears the bell, he looks at the delivery door. As the camera pans from him to the door, there is a ...
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Why didn't Heimdall inform Thor that Odin had gone missing?

At the start of Thor: Ragnarok Surtur says that Odin is not in Asgard. Heimdall could see it because he is all seeing. So why didn't he inform Thor that Odin had gone missing like Thor saw Asgard by ...
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Why did Rufus go back in time to help Wyld Stallyns?

At the beginning of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Rufus explains the Utopian life that Earth now enjoys and that it's all thanks to inspiration from the music of the band Wyld Stallyns, but that ...
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To whom is Ganesh Gaitonde telling his story in Sacred Games?

As we have seen in the first episode of Sacred Games, Ganesh Gaitonde is telling his story to Sartaj Singh. But he died in the first episode and he kept on telling his story. So to whom is he telling ...
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Why does the scientist inject himself with the virus?

Why does Nekhorvich inject himself with the virus in Mission Impossible 2? He could've just smuggled it in his suitcase like he did with the antidote or simply destroyed it in the first place.
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How does Venom survive the blast from the rocket?

In the final fight scene of the Venom movie, Venom takes down the whole spaceship which was going to take off and then protects Eddie from the blast. How did Venom survive that blast?
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How did a zombie get onto the plane in World War Z?

In the movie World War Z it's established that it takes a person around a minute to turn into a zombie if bitten. (Inferring this from the scene where Brad Pitt chops off the hand of the lady ...
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Ending of Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny

Can someone give any information about the character and the robot seen in the end of the last episode of Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny. Also any information about the Mysterious Stone the ...
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How did the quarter get on the ship

In the new TV Series First about the first manned mission to Mars, the first rocket crashes because of an errant quarter. How does the Quarter get left on the (Gantry? Rocket?)? I thought it was a ...
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Does Danny's ability to “shine” have any connection to Jack's insanity and the events that occur in the hotel?

In The Shining (1980), does Danny's ability to "shine" have any connection to Jack's insanity and the events that occur in the hotel? If Danny's shining is what brings the hotel back to life, does ...
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Why do the Predators care about the PredAlien so much?

Why do the Predators care about the PredAlien so much? I know it wiped out a few of them and is a monstrosity of a hybrid. However, why did they have it locked up on the ship? There is no way it got ...
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Who was the lady mending the toy at the end?

I started watching the movie The Boy (2016). I noticed that at the ending of the movie someone is again mending the toy named (Brahms). The toy boy (Brahms) was broken and there is no one in the house ...
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How could anyone but Heimdall guard the bifrost without power?

At the beginning of Thor Ragnarok Heimdall is not seen as the Bifrost keeper, but was given the all seeing power by Odin. But in the movie Odin was not present at Asgard. So he couldn't give the power ...
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How do rashes relate to chinese cars?

In season one, episode two of A Series of Unfortunate Events, the children ask Justice Strauss for certain books. She says: Well, I do have a section on rashes. It's right next to Chinese cars. ...
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What would people think about two disappeared people?

Senator Henry Shaw is killed Mary Lou is killed MACUSA fears their secret world has been exposed, but Newt releases his Thunderbird to disperse a potion as rainfall over the city that erases all New ...
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Are all Reed's costumes elastic?

After I started watching Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, I understood there is something wrong about Reed. All costumes don't tear after he stretches, and I've already seen several of these ...
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Was it just coincidence that Tahir Mahmood went on stage?

In episode 3 of “Bodyguard,” Tahir Mahmood steps onto stage at St. Mary’s college as the Home Secretary is speaking and the two of them, plus others, are blown up by a bomb. In the next episode we ...
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What is the name of the other symbiotes in Venom?

In the beginning of the movie Venom, there are a total of four symbiotes. One escaped in the crash and hopped from one host to another. Later revealed that its name is Riot. The other three were taken ...
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What goes into Belloq's mouth exactly? Is this a mistake, a joke on purpose, or something more?

In Raiders Of The Lost Ark, when Jones has the bazooka pointed to the Ark and shouts something, Belloq turns around and there's a moment in which you can see an ant or something going into Belloq's ...
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How did John Doe get past the dogs?

How did John Doe get past the dogs that you see in a scene in Se7en where Det. Somerset has dinner at the Mills' or warned Tracy that John Doe wanted to harm/kill her?
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Ending of Mirzapur

Can someone explain the ending of Mirzapur. Who is the character at the end scene cutting his hair taking an oath? Why is he relevant now?
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Why should NASA send a poet to space?

In the 1997 movie Contact, Jodie Foster’s character says, “They should have sent a poet.” Why should NASA send a poet to space?
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Why was Dolly on the Island of Misfit Toys?

When watching Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, all the toys on the island of misfit toys have some kind of production issues: a Spotted Elephant a bird that swims a cowboy that rides an ostrich a ...
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Was there ever a car coming for Jackson?

Near the end of the 2018 version of A Star is Born, Ally says to Jackson that she will have a car come pick him up for her show. We then see Jackson getting in his truck to go to the show. Was there ...
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Is the SWAT team led to a different building than Matthews by Jigsaw at the end of the film?

Is the SWAT team led to a different building than Matthews by Jigsaw at the end of Saw II (2005)? It looks very similar to the actual crime scene, which is what confuses me so much. If it was the same ...
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Why do Connor and Murphy MacManus respect Rocco?

In The Boondock Saints, two Irish brothers Connor and Murphy MacManus become vigilante killers who target evil and immoral men in their home city of Boston. During the film, one of their friends Rocco ...
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Who was the body in the lake?

In the twisty Netflix psychological drama The Sinner (season 2) a great deal of the plot revolves around Marin, a troubled teen who joins a cult but later disappears years before the action we see. ...
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Why the difference between Wall-E's and EVE's looks and technological standards?

In WALL-E, according to the president's addresses EVE was part of the Axiom's crew since it first left Earth, meaning that she and WALL-E would have been manufactured around the same time since he was ...
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Why didn't Heimdall save Thor instead of Hulk?

In Avengers: Infinity War Heimdall sends Hulk to earth. Hulk was beaten badly by Thanos. And I don't think Heimdall didn't know Hulk much. Why didn't he save Thor by sending him to Earth? He is ...
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Monks know how to drive a car?

In The Iron Fist S1 All Danny mentions about any transportation in Kun' Lun is carts, (donkey carts or whatever), However note that when he and Davos arrive at The Hand's compound to kill Bakuto, ...
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Why was Gasoline still the major source of fuel in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, why didn't they harness the solar power to run their automobile? We already know that the solar rays were still powerful as the plants in the citadel were exposed in a rotation ...
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Why is Khal Drogo willing to give Viserys an army in exchange for Daenerys?

In Game of Thrones, why is Khal Drogo willing to give Viserys an army in exchange for Daenerys? Until she is almost poisoned, he seems to have no real interest in the Iron Throne or the Targaryen ...