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Why blame Batman for the crimes commited by Harvey Dent?

Near the end of The Dark Knight, Gordon says he cannot cover up the murders of 5 people, 2 of them cops. But how would the public know that Harvey committed those crimes? Why did they have to blame it ...
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Are those apartments in The Wire abandoned?

In the tv show, The Wire, people live in apartments with barricaded doors and broken windows. One example is shown below: Are those apartments abandoned or simply out of maintenance due to any reason?...
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Why is Curtus Hooks always yawning

In the made for TV movie Second String, one of the second string players Curtus Hooks played by Shawn Woods is seen yawning at several unexpected moments. The most obvious ones are at the end of a ...
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Why didn't James and Lily Potter return to Hogwarts as ghosts/souls

In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, several ghosts are shown e.g Nearly Headless Nick, Moaning Myrtlee etc, but later it is revealed to Harry that dead can not be brought back to life. Then how ...
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What happend to Nymeria?

In the Game of Thrones, on S7E2 we saw that Nymeria and Arya had a reunion. Nymeria was with her own pack of wolves and refuses to go along with Arya. Nymeria did not appear in S8 anywhere. So what ...
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Does it make sense that Bronn can get a castle by pretty much robbing?

Bronn from Game of Thrones put a crossbow and aimed it at both Jaime and Tyrion, Hand of the King, demanding a castle. Does this make sense? Usually, robbing is done to steal wallets or things whose ...
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How was Gustavo Gaviria able to appear in this scene?

I watched Narcos a long time ago, but I know that Gustavo Gaviria is killed by police after he gets caught. However, Pablo Escobar later talks with Gustavo on the bench when he goes out to the ...
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Did Archer cause the elevator to break?

In Archer S06E05, "Vision Quest", did Archer cause the elevator to break? I didn't quite understand what happened. Ray called Mallory using his cell phone and instead it called the elevator phone. ...
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Children of Men - title meaning?

What's the meaning of the title "Children of Men"? There are no men giving birth to babies, obviously.
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How did “Jack” (the narrator) manage to attract people to join Fight Club?

In Fight Club "Jack" (the narrator) and Tyler Durden pick a fight behind the bar and through that fight they manage to attract people to first join the fight and then after founding Fight Club, to ...
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Why did Kim appear so strange after Jimmy went so happy that he had impressed the panel at his appeal?

In front of the panel at his appeal for getting back his law license, he starts with reading the letter Chuck had given to Jimmy in his will but stops midway and goes off on this with the flow. After ...
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What concrete factors led to The Irishman performing poorly at the box office?

Scorsese's The Irishman (2019) seems to have severely underperformed at the box office. According to Wikipedia, it had a box office of 8 million dollars against a budget of 159 million dollars. ...
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What is the significance of the ghostly black wolf?

In The Call of the Wild there's a ghostly black wolf that appears to Buck whenever he's in a crisis. What is the significance of this ghostly black wolf?
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What is the meaning of physical pain in “Fight Club”?

Physical pain is a common motif throughout Fight Club. The members of Fight Club and Tyler all revel in what most people try to avoid. They fight until they have serious injuries that require them to ...
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In Money Heist S1E8, why does Helsinki take Arturo's temperature in Fahrenheit?

As far as I know, Spain uses Celsius for temperature readings. Why does Helsinki take Arturo's temperature while he's recovering in Fahrenheit? I'm assuming it's not important for the plot but I found ...
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Does it make sense to watch Better Call Saul before Breaking Bad?

For someone who hasn't seen either of the two shows, in order to get the most clear and continuous plot experience, does it make sense to watch Better Call Saul before Breaking Bad?
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Are anomaly sequences in Animatrix: Beyond and Thor 2: The Dark World both paying homage to something?

In both movie main characters enter an abandoned area where strange physical anomalies are occurring. After watching both sequences back-to-back, I noticed that there are some common ways in which the ...
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Question about ending and motivation in Oculus

In the movie Oculus, why did the Mirror let Tim live? It could have easily orchestrated some sort of murder-suicide. Or did the Mirror simply not care for killing everyone that interacted with it?
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When did Clarke become pregnant in the TV series 'The 100'?

In the earlier episodes Clarke is shown to have sex with Finn and Bellamy. But in the later series Clarke is shown as lesbian. In season 4 last episode Clarke is shown having a girl. So when did ...
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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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Is there a connection between Mallory Archer and Lucille Bluth?

While checking my emails I got one from EB Games showcasing iconic mums from gamea and pop culture to celebrate Mother's Day, characters like Leia Organa, Aunt May, Molly Weasely and Morticia Adams ...
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Did Jenny marry Forrest at the end out of selfishness?

There is no doubt form the start of the movie that Forrest loved Jenny from the beginning of their friendship. But it is Jenny who never gave a thought or had a feeling about Forrest's feelings. She ...
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Why does Travis Bickle attempt the assassination?

In Taxi Driver, Travis Bickle ruins his relationship with the woman he likes. Then, he tries to get her back, fails, starts becoming angry, fantasizing with killing people. Part of his hatred is ...
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West Wing reasoning behind mocking people who say “there but for the grace of God go I?”

I saw on this TV show make the exchange: Leo McGarry: The Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee has a... Josh Lyman: There's a Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee? Leo McGarry: Yes. Josh ...
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What was Dev's obsession with other people's wife picture while self pleasure?

In the Hindi film Blackmail, Dev had the obsession of staying in the office late until everyone has left, just to steal his male colleague's wife's pictures for self pleasure. He masturbates daily ...
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What role was Irrfan Khan supposed to play?

I heard in lot of sources the information that Irrfan Khan was offered a role in Interstellar which he turned down due to the requirement of an extended stay in the US, when he couldn't have served ...
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What was the significance of overemphasis of conservation of resources posters?

In the start of the Bollywood film Blackmail, we see a lot of resource conservation posters, like "Save water", "Use the hand dryer for 10 seconds only" etc etc. And those posters were shown in focus. ...
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Did John Doe manage to complete his 'masterpiece' in Se7en?

I recently watched David Fincher's 'Se7en' for a second time. I was thinking about the ending and I am kinda confused. So clearly John Doe (Kevin Spacey) has a plan of killing seven different people ...
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Why didn't they check the Cylon ship that crashed into the Galactica?

Battlestar: Galactica - Season 2 Episode 1 and 2 A Cylon ship crashes into the Galactica at the end of Season 2, episode 1 but no one bothers to investigate the crashed ship,even after they jumped ...
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When was Blackgate prison built?

I don't remember Blackgate being mentioned in the first two of the Nolan Batman Trilogy. Was the prison built to house all the extra criminals imprisoned because of the Dent Act or was it there all ...
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Why do these Japanese Navy officers have a US Navy flag patched on their uniform?

I saw the US flag patched onto Japanese Navy officers, who are describing American aircraft carrier movement to Admiral Nugumo, while his planes were bombing Midway: Why would Japanese Navy ...
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Was there ever a reason for the removed He-Man reference in the German dub?

During the opening, it's shown that the Ghostbusters now appear at children parties: However, as we quickly learn, the kids are all but eager to meet the former heroes that saved the city 5 years ago....
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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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Dragonglass and White Walkers

Does Dragonglass kill White Walkers on contact, or does there need to be some force behind it as if it were a "regular" weapon? The question I have driving this one is, in the Battle of Winterfell, ...
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How did Jason Bourne know the location of the only other living Treadstone assassin?

I don't remember a hint on the movie how Jason Bourne found the home of Jarda, the only other living Treadstone assassin. Is it mentioned somewhere or are we just supposed to assume that Bourne simply ...
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Did Bones and The Finder ever get a franchise title?

When The Finder was spun off from Bones did the two series ever get a franchise title or is the franchise title Bones because The Finder only had thirteen episodes?
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Why is only the first episode referred in the movie title?

The movie title The Ballad of Buster Scruggs refers only to the first of the 6 individual episodes shown in the film. Why is that and why was this episode chosen for the title? What makes it more ...
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What does Bojack Horseman tell us about the responsible way to be accountable for your past?

In S6:E11 of Bojack Horseman, after Bojack gets out of rehab, he is threatened with the possibility of reporters exposing past misdeeds of his. At timestamp 4:00: Diane: "What did you do this time?"...
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Wizard of Oz, Good Witch of the North

What is the deeper meaning behind the Good Witch of the North not telling Dorothy of the power that the ruby slippers held all along?
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Does Better Call Saul contain Breaking Bad spoilers?

I'm one of those people who has a Breaking Bad box set they've not yet got around to watching... although I intend to soon. Somehow, I've managed to avoid all Breaking Bad spoilers beyond "the main ...
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Admiral Holdo's tactic in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” - Why is this not used more?

In a crucial scene during the chase in "The Last Jedi", Admiral Holdo turns the rebel cruiser around and accelerates to hyperspeed, which causes it to crash into Snoke's ship and basically obliterate ...
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Why does Cogburn kill the horse?

In the movie True Grit (2010), second to last scene, where Cogburn rides with poisoned Mattie. In the desperate attempt to save Mattie from the snake venom, Cogburn rides her (of Mattie) horse day-and-...
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Why does Forrest always wear a blue shirt?

From childhood to adult stage, Forrest Gump is always shown wearing a blue shirt. Is there any reason?
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Why didn't the Chitauri use jump point in Avengers?

After watching Captain Marvel, one thing is bugging me very much. In the movie Ronan and his fleet used jump points for getting very close to earth and launch an attack. So why didn't the Chitauri ...
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How is clear dialogue recorded in noisy scenes?

While watching a scene in Westworld where two characters are talking in a windy field it struck me that their quiet voices were perfectly audible with no wind noise, no rustling from the nearby trees ...
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How long had House's team been working for him when the series started?

At the beginning of the TV series House, doctors Cameron, Chase and Foreman were already working for House. From what I remember there were a couple moments in the series where it's hinted that maybe ...
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Why did Molly Bloom tip the front desk man in such a manner?

In the movie Molly's Game, Molly gets beaten up by a mobster after she turns down their initial offer for protection. What happens is: Molly turns down mob's offer and returns to her upscale ...
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What was the mirror crystal in the cave under the Jedi Island?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, what is the crystal Rey touches in the cave under the Jedi island when she falls through the hole, where she asks to see her parents? It isn't really addressed in the film ...
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Why are all the Resistance members female?

In the British World War II sit-com 'Allo 'Allo!, it appears that all members of the French Resistance (even the Communist Resistance) are attractive young women. Obviously it's a comedy so there's ...
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Do we ever get a clue as to the initials H.W. or was this his given name by his biological father?

In There Will Be Blood, do we ever find out (explicitly, or implicitly) the meaning of the initials H.W. (as in Daniel's son, H.W. Plainview)? Are there any allusions to the meaning or origin of ...

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