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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 was this needed earlier but not later?

In Spider-Man: Far from home, when Peter and Beck are at the pub, we see that: With a whole voice command and confirmations, but later when: How does this work?
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Why do M4 guns appear in Stranger Things?

Well, as we know Stranger Things is in the 80s (not later than 1984). The gun in those scene looks exactly like the M4 model while the M4 is in service in 1994. Is this a mistake or I take it wrong?
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Do vanished people know what happened after the snap?

In Avengers: Infinity war Thanos's finger snapping caused wiping out half of the universe. And in Avengers: Endgame, when the Avengers got all the Infinity Stones from the past, Hulk put the Gauntlet ...
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What is the parallel of Day of the Dead with Stranger things?

Stranger Things has a habit of foreshadowing the future in the form of games. In season one it was Dungeons & Dragons and in season 2 it was Dragon's Lair, but in the first episode of season 3 ...
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How did the OA acquire her wisdom?

The newly-released Netflix series "The OA" hooked me in because in the first episode, the OA (aka Prairie Johnson) talks in a very Yoda-like manner, profound and philosophical. For instance here's ...
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Why is there a box in Detective Charles Boyle's pants?

15 minutes into the Brooklyn Nine-Nine episode "Cheddar" (s3, e18), Charles is lying on a coffee table, which then collapses. It's obvious he has a rectangular box or book in the seat of his ...
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Why did Sheriff Bell go to the hotel room in El Paso where the murder takes place?

After the murder of Moss in the El Paso hotel room in No Country for Old Men, we see Sheriff Bell (TL Jones) get into his car talking with the local Sheriff. They talk about Chigurh. The scene cuts to ...
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Did the creators manipulate the animation frame rate for specific visual effects?

Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a particularly richly animated film with an amazing variety of animation styles used to reflect the different universes its multiple spider characters come from. ...
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Why did Reese go to Hell?

It's confusing, why did Reese go to hell in Lucifer S03E07, while he did good? It's not like he killed somebody: he was trying to expose Lucifer about being the devil, and wanted to create a story ...
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Which Songs and Parts of the Musical Score for Pete's Dragon are Anachronistic?

I've heard somewhere that the Songs and Musical Score for the 1977 Disney Film "Pete's Dragon" are Anachronistic. But I don't know how? Which Songs and Parts of the Musical Score are Anachronistic?
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Why was “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie” (1995) Filmed in Sydney, Australia?

I wonder why the 1995 Action Film Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was Filmed in Sydney, Australia (standing in for Angel Grove, California). I mean, various Sydney Landmarks can be seen throughout the ...
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What did Jill Mullan do for The Fifth Element?

Jill Mullan received "special thanks" in the credits for The Fifth Element. What did she do to earn that credit? Before you answer, "she voiced Korben's mother", I want to be clear - I'm looking for ...
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Why was such an unrevealing title originally chosen for the movie “The Assignment”, and then changed for some International markets to “Tomboy”?

The low budget Michelle Rodriguez movie The Assignment involves a plot where a killer is punished by a mad surgeon by being given a male to female sex change. It is not a great movie and was not ...
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Does Iron Man 3 have any other Avengers in it?

Are any of the other Avengers going to be in Iron Man 3? Or is he flying solo?
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Is there any connection between Stranger Things and IT movie?

Are Stranger Things and IT in the same universe? In season 2 episode 3 of Stranger Things while Bob drives Will to school, Bob tells Will about a terrifying experience he had as a kid where a clown ...
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Does the Oval Office appear in Season 1 of Madam Secretary?

Since Madam Secretary is a political show about a member of the cabinet, I expected plenty of scenes in the Oval Office. Yet I can't think of a single scene that takes place in the Oval Office. Even ...
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How did Will Meyers know where the letters were on the wall in Stranger Things?

In the first season of Stranger Things, communication between the real world and the upside down seems to have some interesting properties. Initially communication only seems possible as echoes of ...
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Why was Karen Hill watching The Jazz Singer in Goodfellas?

When the feds came with a search warrant to comb over the Hill residence in Goodfellas (and get the wheels greased), Karen allows them in a blasé manner, and resigns herself to watch TV with her ...
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Which episode of A Country Practice had a cameo by Bob Hawke? [closed]

Bob Hawke was Australia's 23rd Prime Minister. He had a cameo role in an episode of A Country Practice: At the program's height even the then Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke, appeared as ...
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Identify this studio's logo or trademark [closed]

During the opening credits of a recent (circa 2019) movie², one of the studios in the queue¹ used a logo/trademark that reminded me of a Ishihara plate. Ishihara plates (aka pseudoisochromatic plates) ...
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How did Efraim cut out Henry?

In War Dogs, Efraim tries to cut Henry out of the deal, despite being told by David not to, since Henry charged them with a 400% markup on the rounds. Henry finds out and threatens David at gun-point. ...
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What was Kyle really after in Money Monster?

After watching the Money Monster 2016, I have drawn that Kyle felt cheated by both the show host and the IBIS corporation. He was broken by the stock selling system 'glitch'. Kyle then asked for one ...
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Which movies from The Infinity Saga show an Infinity stone or its container? [closed]

Regarding the movies of the Infinity Saga (23 movie so far), which ones actually show an Infinity stone or its container as part of the plot? Not counting mid-credits or post-credits references. ...
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What did the Hulk see during his nightmare vision?

As the Avengers make their first move on Ultron, he uses Scarlet Witch to give the entire team (except Hawkeye) visions of their worst nightmares. Thor saw that he destroyed Asgard, Tony killed the ...
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How come the ship in Triangle is empty?

This question (and its corresponding answers) do a good job of explaining how the time loop influences the story, but there's one thing I still don't understand - how did the ship in the middle of the ...
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Why was Lucius Malfoy never arrested?

In the Harry Potter series Lucius Malfoy is depicted quite early as one of the first Death-eaters. As a Death-eater, we can assume that he has probably used unforgivable curses many times (I wrote ...
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What makes the dance sequence from Pulp Fiction so iconic?

Various sources say that John Travolta and Uma Thurman's dance sequence is "now-famous" and "iconic," some compare it to how Travolta danced earlier in movies like Grease and Saturday Night Fever. But ...
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Does Captain Marvel get her MCU name from Peter Parker?

In the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, Peter Parker references Captain Marvel - and as far as I know, it's the first time in the MCU that the name is mentioned on-screen. In Avengers: Endgame she's ...
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In “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, what script appears on the headpiece of the staff of Ra?

In Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indy has "the headpiece of the staff of Ra," which features writing in some language that he cannot read. He takes it to an interpreter with a big beard, who holds the ...
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What is the Russians' goal in Stranger Things S3?

In Season 3 of Stranger Things, the Russians are in Hawkins to Is there some explanation as to why I missed?
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Why are American and British TV-series often so different in style? [closed]

I've noticed that American TV-series often use a lot more of dramatic narration and music, repetition of dialog and scenes, and a fast paced and energetic editing, while British TV-series have a ...
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Why was Jonathan so quick to put out the fire on the monster?

In the US TV series Stranger Things S01E08 The Upside Down, Jonathan, Nancy, and Steve had managed to set the monster on fire: Not many seconds later, Jonathan uses a fire extinguisher to douse the ...
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Can skrulls shapeshift into other skrulls?

I was wondering if Skrulls have the ability to shapeshift themselves into other Skrulls.
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Is there any significance in the text above the door in Outlander?

Outlander (Season 1 Episode 1) features a scene where Claire and Frank Randall arrive in Scotland and notice "sacrificial blood" in doorways. Frank explains the blood and the Pagan origins, but I am ...
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Steven Colbert weird split second photo [closed]

Why is there always a split second black and white photo of a scary face after the first commercial pod (around 18 minutes in). It has been appearing for well over a year. What is is for? Does no ...
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Is Caravan meant to have the drum solo, in-universe?

At the end of Whiplash, Andrew plays Caravan with the band. He then goes off in a huge drum solo for the movie's climax. Searching for the Caravan song, I can find ...
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How Does Woody Not Recall From Before Andy?

In Toy Story 4: Is there any in or out-of-universe explanation for Woody’s lack of memory, before Andy?
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Who is the water villain shown in Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer?

Who is the Water villain being shown in the Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) trailer? Is that Hydro-Man or an Elemental?
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What has the eye surgeon Dr. Solomon Eddie written on his shirt?

In Minority Report, once John Anderton gets his eyes replaced by Dr. Solomon Eddie we can see a writing on the doc's wife-beater: There are clearly six letters and an arrow but I can't make any sense ...
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Why are they choosing these particular dates in the episodes of Into the Dark?

Into the Dark is an American horror anthology web television series. The Tenth episode of the first season released on July 4th. Until now each episode is on a particular day of the year, for example,...
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What was the coded message that Happy Hogan sent to Nick Fury?

During the final fight, Happy Hogan calls Nick Fury to warn him about Mysterio's real plan. Happy says a something about going through Tony's old stuff. And Nick Fury replies with "Never call this ...
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Missing Dock Structure in Alien: Covenant

This seems to me like something that may ending being a mystery or something of an "oops" thing. I am not entirely sure which way it goes for now. In Alien: Covenant, In one of David's flashback to ...
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Why do the three boxes appear when the parademon explodes?

When Batman is fighting the parademon in the beginning of Justice League, he catches the demon with a net on the wall. The demon explodes after some screaming and twitching, leaving goo picturing the ...
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Where does No. 6 go with his car in the title sequence?

The title/opening sequence of The Prisoner has McGoohan's character - No. 6 - drive his car into some parking garage near the British Parliament building (IIANM). Was that garage really located there ...
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Interstellar movie black hole concept?

When Cooper and co goes to the first planet to explore, it is revolving around the black hole. Why didn't the space ship get sucked into the black hole? As we know that the gravity of a black hole ...
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Why did the Arikara spare Glass?

In the movie The Revenant, using Henry's corpse as decoy, Glass ambushes Fitzgerald. He chases him into the woods and they engage in a bloody fight beside a river. Glass is about to kill Fitzgerald, ...
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What did Ava mean by “One.”, when asked about her age?

In Ex Machina, Caleb and Ava had this conversation about Ava's age: Ava: Would you like to know how old I am? Caleb: Sure. Ava: I'm one. Caleb: One what? Caleb: One year or one day? Ava: ...
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Why didn't Tony Stark use this system earlier?

In Spiderman: Far from Home, we see Tony give some of his technology to Peter Parker, specifically: It seems that this system would have been very helpful, especially at the end of Endgame. Tony ...
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How much should I know before jumping into Raven's Home?

Recently I got to know that That's So Raven had a newer spinoff called Raven's Home. But I remember I didn't finish That's So Raven and barely know about Cory in the House. So I wanted to know how ...

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