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Explain the ending of Black Mirror's “Smithereens”

I just finished watching Black Mirror season 5, episode 2, "Smithereens". I can't seem to get what is the definite ending of this episode after police officers fire second shot on Christopher. From ...
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Why do Pee Wee Herman and President Reagan say “Mecka-lecka Hi Mecka-hiney Ho” or similar?

Pee-wee Herman and Jambi say "Mecka-lecka Hi Mecka-hiney Ho" in "Jambese" (first video, found in Mecka-lecka Hi Mecka-hiney Ho; Scene from The Pee-wee Herman Show (1981), and President Reagan says ...
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Are there any normal animals in Pokemon universe?

I watched Pokémon Detective Pikachu and I don't recall seeing any normal animals (like cats and dogs...). Do normal animals exist in the Pokemon universe (in movie or animation)?
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Were the events of the Evil Dead movies cancelled out by the events of Ash vs Evil Dead?

In Ash vs Evil Dead, the protagonist I understand that this nullifies what happens in the previous movies. Is my understanding of these events correct?
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Why does “The Post” end at the beginning of the Watergate scandal?

At the end of The Post (2017), security guard Frank Wills discovers a break-in in progress at the Watergate complex. Why does the movie end at the beginning of the Watergate scandal?
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Why was this person allowed to become Grand Maester?

In Game Of Thrones Season 8 episode 6 we see that Sam Tarly becomes a Grand Maester. We also know that he is the head of house Tarly and the Lord of Horn Hill, has a baby on the way and is technically ...
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Why are Elsa's eyebrows brown in Frozen?

I had always thought her eyebrows were a silver or grey color but at a closer look, I discovered that they were brown. This is weird because her hair is a yellowy white color but the eyebrows are a ...
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How could the Water Shuriken be on the bridge when Pikachu found it?

Shortly after Detective Pikachu left Tim, after realising he freed Mewtwo, he walks on the bridge where the Greninjas attacked Harry. Pikachu stumbles open a Water Shuriken, which he uses to deduce ...
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Why does Star Boy name get changed in DCAU?

In comics, Star Boy's name is Thom Kallor (not Thomas) but in Justice League vs. the Fatal Five, his name was changed to Thomas Kallor. But why was this change done? Is it something to do with Bruce ...
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Who enforces MPAA rating adherence?

Let's say one opens a new movie theater in New York City that is accessible to the public. Are there any laws in New York state or the US in general that would force the cinema to adhere to MPAA ...
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Is Ann Walker suffering from PTSD or DID or both?

In the BBC ONE/HBO series Gentleman Jack, the character Ann Walker seems to suffer greatly from a series of traumatic events, including loosing most of her immediate family (older brother, a sister, ...
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How is John Wick 3 a 15 certificate?

In the UK John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum is rated 15, in the US I believe it is R. Can someone explain this to me? This is one of the most horrifically violent films I've ever seen! Literally ...
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Is HBO's Chernobyl accurate about the sequence of instructions causing reactor stall?

In the series finale of Chernobyl on HBO, Dyatlov orders Akimov and Toptenov to bring the reactor power down to 700 MW, as per the written test instructions, and then leaves the room without giving a ...
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How much control does the author have over the movie?

I was watching the movie "The Princess Diaries" recently and it got me wondering how much control does the author have over the movie adaptation ? The movie and the books digress on the most pivotal ...
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How did Current MCU survive without stones existence? [duplicate]

The Ancient One : I'm sorry, I can't help you, Bruce. If I give up the time stone to help your reality, I'm dooming my own. Bruce Banner : With all due respect, I'm not sure that science really ...
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Why did the Tesseract “burn” a hole through Red Skull's plane but not Nick Fury's desk?

In the end-credits scene of Captain Marvel, the Tesseract was thrown up by Goose on Nick Fury's desk. I remembered the final fight scene in Captain America: The First Avenger where the Tesseract was ...
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1answer
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What do abbreviations in movie scripts stand for?

What do abbreviations in movie scripts stand for? For example, EXT., INT., (O.S.), (V.O.), ...
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Did anyone call Carol Danvers Captain Marvel? [duplicate]

I don't remember that anyone referred to her as Captain Marvel in her solo movie. Did anyone in Avengers call her Captain Marvel? If so, why? Did she introduce herself as Captain Marvel? If not, is ...
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Why did Jon Snow go beyond the wall? [duplicate]

We in see in end of Game of Thrones that Jon Snow has to go to Castle Black as part of his punishment for killing Daenerys. But then he goes with the wildlings beyond the wall. Why did he go with them ...
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What do the NYC Continental residents do when its deconsecrated?

What do the NYC Continental residents do when its deconsecrated? Aren't they informed? Do they never leave their rooms or look at Facebook? Are they not aware of Wick traveling back to the Continental?...
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What was the backstory of the doubles in the film “Us”?

In the film Us (2019) the world is attacked by a bunch of clones(?) who all attack their counterparts. Later in the film we see some tunnels that look like an old set of science labs, where the ...
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Does Disney no longer produce hand-drawn cartoon films?

Over the past few years Disney has remade a lot of their hand-drawn films with either live-action or [modern] computer animation. Examples that immediately come to mind include: The Jungle Book, ...
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In the Arrowverse crossover “Invasion!” why did they believe future Barry's message to Rip was about the events in 2016?

Basically as the title states. In the Arrowverse crossover "Invasion!", why did everyone (Barry included) believe that the message 2042 Flash sent to Captain Rip Hunter was in reference to the war ...
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897 views

Did the ending really happen in Baby Driver?

I recently rewatched Baby Driver and I just noticed something at the end. Miles receives a postcard from Debora and we see in the last scene he gets released and she's waiting for him with a shiny ...
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What is the giant octopus in the torture chamber for?

In The Handmaiden (2016), Kouzuki is a sadistic pervert who controls Hideko's and her aunt's lives. His most powerful secret weapon is the basement, later revealed to be a torture chamber. Hideko is ...
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What was with Miles Morales's stickers?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Miles Morales applied some stickers on public places and even near the end he uses his powers to apply the sticker on a place where his dad can't find it. But ...
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What happened to Nebula when the Avengers time travelled?

I watched Avengers: Endgame. I couldn't understand what happened to Nebula when the Avengers time traveled. It was Nebula who revealed the Avengers' plan to retrieve the Infinity Stones to Thanos. ...
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Why is “Chopsticks” named so?

I have seen the movie Chopsticks on Netflix. It has been released on 31st May 2019. How this title is relevant to this movie? I know the characters eat food by using chopsticks. But, why is this movie ...
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Why doesn't Adrian Toomes give up Spider-Man's identity?

In the Spider-Man: Homecoming, first post credit scene. Mac Gargon walks towards Adrian Toomes in prison and says it's rumoured that Adrian knows who Spider-Man is, but Adrian denies knowing anything ...
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How was Thanos so powerful? [duplicate]

In Avengers: Infinity War Thanos had the power stone, hence was powerful to fight against all superheroes. But in Avengers: Endgame he did not have any. How come he was still able to fight against all?...
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How did they achieve the Gunslinger's shining eye effect in Westworld?

Westworld was released in 1973. Back in time, the movie-making resources were so limited. How did they achieve the Gunslinger's eye shining effect? Is it a kind of contact lens? Is there more ...
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How is Alice still alive at the end of “Resident Evil 6”?

It was mentioned that Alice binds with the T-virus at a cellular level. However, at the end of the movie it's said that the antivirus kills only T-virus but leaves the healthy cells. It should kill ...
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Why does Kathryn feel that she's already met Cole in 1990?

In the movie 12 Monkeys, in 1990, when Kathryn is meeting Cole for the first time in her life, she says: James, where did you grow up? I have the strangest feeling I've met you before. What is ...
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Why does the High Table use such outdated tech?

In John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the process of someone being issued the status excommunicado is shown. Throughout multiple scenes we see the High Table "logistics department" using: Switchboard ...
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Why did Darcy Banker ask the man in the Green Room to give up his gun?

In Green Room, the young people are stuck in the room with a man who's got a gun. Darcy Banker (played by Patrick Stewart) shows up and is ready to kill them, presumably using knives so they can make ...
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Why did Nebula say Thanos isn't a liar?

In Avengers: Endgame, Nebula says this: My father is many things. A liar is not one of them. I want to know if he never lied to Nebula, or was she just saying that to make sure he doesn't doubt ...
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Why does Tekka say “where” while Kylo asked “why” he has come?

These are some quotes from Star Wars​: The Force Awakens: Kylo Ren : Look how old you've become. Lor San Tekka : Something far worse has happened to you. Kylo Ren : You know what I've ...
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How do synths and humans differentiate in Extinction?

In Extinction synths and humans appear to have no trouble distinguishing each other nearly instantaneously. E.g., during the War of Decommissioning they could make shoot/no-shoot decisions even when ...
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Why didn't Thor or Captain America just put Mjolnir on Thanos's chest or foot?

Since only those who are worthy are able to lift Mjolnir (as established in Avengers 1 and 2), why couldn't Thor or Captain America in Avengers: Endgame just put Mjolnir down on a part of Thanos (e.g. ...
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Were Avengers aware of sacrifice needed for soul stone? [duplicate]

In Avengers Endgame we see that Natasha and Hawkeye were tasked to get the soul stone. After events of Avengers Infinity War, especially after events on Titan, everyone knows that soul stone needs ...
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Captain America in past [closed]

in the endgame, rogers went back to the past to be with peggy. now steve would know what would happen in upcoming years already like JFK assassination or terror attacks like 9/11. Do you think Captain ...
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How did Fred's head turn?

In I Am Legend, when Robert Neville (Will Smith) spots Fred (the mannequin) standing outside at the end of the street, right after Robert stops the car to get a closer look there's a closeup of Fred, ...
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What are the characters thinking/trying to convey during the scene where Cheyenne first meets Harmonica?

The splendid movie Once Upon a Time in the West is way too enigmatic for me sometimes. I haven't seen many westerns really, but the dollars trilogy I mostly figured out. Can someone explain what are ...
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Why send Hawkeye back in time to such an emotion-filled location?

I just saw Avengers: Endgame for the third time, and noticed something confusing. Clint Barton / Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) is sent back in time by himself, to test the time machine. He appears in a barn ...
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What was the point of getting this item into the Quantum Tunnel?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame The Avengers are scrambling to get the Gauntlet to the Scott's van and into the Quantum Tunnel. The goal seems to simply be getting the item to the Quantum Tunnel ...
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Did Dan Weiss and David Benioff ever say “I don't want to [make more episodes in season 8]” in an interview?

So, I was watching a parody video on Youtube (mockup pitch meeting of season 8 of Game of Thrones) and there are lines they use in the video, like: Danny, kind of forgot about Euron... which is a ...
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Did this character try to kill John Wick in chapter 3, and did this other character approve it?

In the end of the film, shoots John Wick and he falls off the roof. Seeing that, says, Well played, sir (?). I did not watch the movie in English, and I am a bit confused if some meaning was lost ...
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Is it required to watch Godzilla (2014) to understand Godzilla: King of the Monsters?

I and a group of colleagues are planning to watch Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) this weekend. However, none of us has watched its prequel film, Godzilla(2014). Do we have to watch this film ...
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How can Iron Man's suit withstand this?

Towards the end of Avengers: Endgame, we see Thor, Captain America and Iron Man fight Thanos, who has a particular bladed weapon. At the start of this fight, we see Iron Man form some sort of blade ...
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Why was Dixon blackmailing Navorski in the end?

In the movie, The Terminal, if officer Dixon had a valid reason, authority, and intent to stop Victor from going to New York, then why was he even bothered to blackmail him (in the name of his 3 ...

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