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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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Why did John Wick ignore guns in this scene?

In John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, after he went to the doctor and was chased by some guys, who are most likely assassins, they arrived at some shop full of weapons. There they fought and he ...
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Which story is real in The Life of Pi? [duplicate]

After watching Life of Pi for the 16th time, I realized I had plenty of questions: the tiger in the movie could be a metaphor for God or Pi himself (according to the two stories provided), also the ...
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Nobody caught Dexter? [on hold]

In Dexter, why did nobody catch Dexter after he killed all suspected killers? Noone commented on any of the suspects who vanished all the times. There was not a single case that ended well, Dexter ...
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What is the intended meaning behind the ending of “Take this waltz”?

Margot is on the scrambler ride, but this time alone, and just before that we are shown pretty much the same 'baking scene' as the start of the film, where a mysterious 'faded' man enters the kitchen ...
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What did Amy drink out of the red plastic cup in the bathroom?

In Booksmart, Amy is in the bathroom with another girl. Amy becomes embarrassed, grabs a random red plastic cup, and drinks what's in it. She immediately regrets it. She also spits something solid out ...
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Why does John not kill these two?

In John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum, after some great action, it seemed that the Asian assassins took it easy on John, and had 2 or 3 opportunities to kill him. He distinctly did not kill two of the ...
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Why didn't Hester Shaw just ask Shrike to kill Thaddeus Valentine?

In Mortal Engines, Hester Shaw runs away from Shrike's care once she found out that Thaddeus Valentine was in the area in order to attempt to assassinate him. Why didn't she just ask Shrike to help ...
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Did people go back to where they were?

Did the Unsnap in Avengers: Endgame put everyone back to the place they were when they were Snapped? Dr. Strange and Peter Parker were on Titan when they were Snapped, so did Dr. Strange create a ...
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Where did old Steve get the unbroken vibranium shield? [duplicate]

At the end of the movie, main-Steve lives a normal life with Peggy in an alternate timeline. He doesn't take his shield with him. But after he returns, he brings an unbroken shield. How is that ...
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Arrival was cool but now I'm confused [on hold]

Was she in 4D or low gravity with the hetapod things, and why couldn't the aliens help humanity with the bad disease to? If they can see thousands of years into the future [3 at least] then what was ...
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Why they didn't kill this character? [on hold]

In the series finale of Game of Thrones, Jon Snow killed Daenerys, but her army of the unsullied just prisoned him, it does not make sense to me. Does it make sense to you also?
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Why did the Tethered form a line in Us?

In Jordan Peele's Us we see that the Tethered plan a revolt, rise above ground and start murdering everyone in sight and then they form a line by holding hand in hand. What was the purpose of that?
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Why did Jane Chapman move to Monterey?

In Big Little Lies, we have Jane Chapman, a single mother of Ziggy, who moves to Monterey from her parents place (I don't remember which). Throughout the season, while Ziggy is painted as a bully ...
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What was Stree?

In the movie Stree, what was Stree? There is a reference to a story that claims that she was just a woman who was killed. And now her ghost haunts the town that killed her. There are also references ...
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How come the new monarch does not wear any crown?

In the last episode of Game of Thrones, While there is no longer Iron Throne, I'd expect the new king to at least wear a crown. But alas, I don't remember seeing it happening. The new Queen of the ...
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What is the significance of feminism in Mad Max: Fury Road? [on hold]

This movie well praised especially by feminists, for portraying women very well. Feminist critics have praised the dominant role taken by Furiosa and the range of atypical female roles including ...
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How is Dr. Strange's Endgame justified? [on hold]

In Infinity War, Dr. Strange explains all the events that took place were the only 1 out of 14,000,605 ways to win against Thanos and after having watched Endgame I am not quite convinced. Here are ...
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Why didn't the other kingdoms want to be independent?

In the last episode of game of thrones, Sansa asks that the North becomes independent and Bran allows it. Seeing this, Why didn't the other rulers ask for the same thing? Especially Dorne and the ...
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Did Sofia truly like Cruise's character in Vanilla Sky?

Just saw Vanilla Sky and am a bit lost. Was Sofia showing up at Cruise's character's funeral crying real or part of the Lucid Dream? Did Sofia really love him or was it just the dream?
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'The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese' - Why was this mentioned?

When Tony Stark was captured by Killian in Iron Man 3 (2013), Killian quoted the following as something that his grandfather used to say: The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the ...
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Wasnt the Great wall destroyed by the White Walker dragon in season 7? [duplicate]

The great snow wall was destroyed by the white walker dragon in season 7. Now in season 8 in last episode they are showing the wall again, how is that possible? And white walkers are dead, why jon ...
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Where is this character at the end of “Game of Thrones”?

In Game of Thrones, there is still one person left on Arya's list. Is it possible that Ilyn Payne is still alive after In other words​, where is he and could Arya kill him?
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Can dragons really break walls so easily with fire as it was in S08 E05? [on hold]

As we saw in Game of Thrones S08E05 the queen went on a rampage killing everyone, but is it really possible for a dragon to break the walls like piles of wood? I am quite amazed, if they can do it so ...
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Did this character show any indication of wanting to rule before S8E6?

When Tyrion nominates Bran to become King of the Six Kingdoms at the end of Game of Thrones, Bran replies with a cheeky "Why do you think I came all this way?" response. This implies on some level ...
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Why does John Wick not just kill the adjucator?

John Wick agreed to kill Winston to reverse his ex-communicado status in Chapter 3 - Parabellum, and to reaffirm this, cut off his finger for the Elder, yet when presented with the choice, he chooses ...
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Why did Jon Snow do this immoral act if he is so honorable?

Jon Snow from Game of Thrones is a man of honor. When he killed the dragon queen in S08E06, he didn't even escape but told the truth. But then why did he kill her with a back stab? Not literally, but ...
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Why is Eve so sure about Father Kinley going to hell?

I was thinking about what Eve said to Father Kinley in Season 4, Episode 9, when he told him to get a demon from hell and try to convince Lucifer to come back. What does Eve mean saying that? There ...
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Where did Drogon take Daenerys to?

In the final episode of Game of Thrones, Drogon is taking Daenerys And flying away. Is it mentioned anywhere in the show or in the books where they're headed and what Drogon plans to do with her?
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Why did Jon Snow admit his fault in S08E06?

Why did Jon admit that he killed Daenerys in Game of Thrones S08E06? Why didn't he just tell that she flew away with her dragon? He could say that, escape from the Unsullied and then tell the truth. I ...
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Can anyone make sense of the Castaway packages that were left on the island?

The Cast-Away storyline is basically, Chuck is flying west towards Malaysia, hits a storm, then crashes. What ensues is Chuck finding a bunch of packages that seem to be headed for the US, the ...
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How come this Extremis Soldier died so easily?

In Iron Man 3 Stark first meets this woman (Brandt) who was an Extremis soldier in a bar. He was able to kill her with an explosion. However, in an earlier scene, another Extremis soldier (Savin) who ...
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What is the cipher in the credits of “Under the Silver Lake”?

Under the Silver Lake is a movie about paranoia, conspiracies, schizophrenia, and hallucinations in a backdrop of hedonistic LA parties. The main character solves (or has delusions of solving) ciphers ...
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Why not ask Bran what's west of Westeros?

In Game of Thrones, it is shown that the Three eyed Raven (aka Bran) is capable of seeing the past through the eyes of any person in the human history. So why couldn't Arya simply ask Bran what's "...
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Why does Bran want to find Drogon?

In Game of Thrones S8E6, the following scene takes place BRAN: And Drogon? Any word? SAM: He was last spotted flying east, toward-- BRONN: The farther away, the better. BRAN: Perhaps ...
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Why did the Crown allow giving Highgarden to Bronn?

According to another answer about the ending of Game of Thrones, Bronn gets Highgarden: Kingdom of the Reach - Unknown Ruler: Bronn; Highgarden is part of the six kingdoms; Bronn was given ...
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Who was the “green-eyes” that Arya was supposed to murder? [duplicate]

We saw Melisandre tell Arya: and sure Arya Did the writers include this only to raise theories such as Arya killing Cersei or Daenerys? What is the plot about the green eyes?
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Why does Holden have a panic attack after meeting with Kemper?

In the final episode of Mindhunter season 1, after his meeting with Kemper, Holden escapes the hospital room and is having something like a panic attack. I understand that Kemper has threatened to ...
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Why did Annie do this at the end of Hereditary?

At the end of the movie Hereditary (2018), leviating, Annie beheads herself with a piano wire in front of Peter. Why did she behead herself?
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Do the people of Westeros know who really poisoned Joffrey?

In Game of Thrones S04E02, "The Lion and the Rose", Joffrey Baratheon dies by drinking poisoned wine. The soldiers take Tyrion Lannister as prisoners and sentence him to death. Later he escapes. In ...
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Why did Bran not warg into Drogon?

It is seen that Bran can control any living things with some magic power in Game of Thrones. We have also seen once he had controlled one of the dragons during the battle at Winterfell with the Night ...
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How does Jon's heredity matter?

In Game of Thrones season 8 the audience comes to the realization that Jon Snow is no bastard, he's Aegon Targaryen and he's the heir to the Iron Throne. And in the finale we see Jon murder Daenerys ...
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How can the Unsullied form a new House?

In the finale of Game of Thrones, Sir Davos suggests Grey Worm to go somewhere with beautiful lands and start their own house. but: The Unsullied are all men The Unsullied are all eunuchs! The ...
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Can Bran see the future at will that people don't know about?

It's established in Game of Thrones that Bran can do the following things: Warging, Greensighting (seeing past and present), being a three-eyed raven. I'm not really sure if Bran can see into the ...
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What happened to the Dothraki in S08E06?

In the season 8 finale of Game of Thrones, we see the Dothraki besides the Unsullied but after they vanish! What did they do about it? Where did they go? How did they react?
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Why does Flynn Rider say that Rapunzel will die?

In Tangled, after Mother Gothel stabs Eugene, Rapunzel wants to save him by healing his wound with her magic hair. However, before she tries to heal him, Eugene says: But if you do this, then you, ...
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What does the Nightwatch do now?

We've seen before in Game of Thrones season 8 that the army of the dead and the white walkers are destroyed but in the season finale, Jon is sent to the wall to be a Nightwatch again. But why does ...
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What was the significance of Lord Varys letter in S08E05

What was the significance of Lord Varys letter in Game of Thrones S08E05 as we haven't seen anything related to that in the finale episode?
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Status of all the major houses and kingdoms at the end of Game of Thrones

We see the end of Game of Thrones now but I want to know the status of all the major houses and kingdoms in the end. We know Sansa is ruling the north as a free kingdom, Yara Greyjoy is ruling the ...
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Could Jon have been made ruler of Dragonstone? [on hold]

Jon Snow from Game of Thrones is a Targaryen. Does that mean he's the actual ruler of Dragonstone now? Could Jon have been made ruler of Dragonstone due to his heritage?
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Why is Sansa hell-bent on her decision?

Winterfell has been a part of the North (capital of the North) and the home to the Starks (for over 8000 years). They've been a part of the Seven Kingdoms for probably a lot of years (if not centuries ...