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The simplest answer, supported by TvTropes is that... all was just a dream (probably....). From the moment Kevin is in the courthouse deciding to continue defending the pedophile to the moment he commits suicide. In the last scene, you can see him waking up in the courthouse bathroom and deciding to drop the case. This explains all the supernatural events ...


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John tells Kevin that he doesn't like to micromanage. He "finds the talent", and then he "delegates". What he's saying is that he finds people who could easily commit a horrible sin, and then he guides them on the path to sinning. While John is telling Kevin this, he's staring right at the man with the box-cutter. The reason is that he sees his next "person ...


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I think this may be the answer: DIRECTORS STATEMENT ... That they'll be a little nicer to each other, especially in family settings, since there's a lot of pressure in those relationships. But to begin with, I guess I wanted to tell the natives of the province of Dalecarlia a thing or two as well. Half of my family comes from Dalecarlia, from ...


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"Sets the rules in opposition" means that the rules that God set on humans are in the opposite of human nature, which was also given to humans by God. So God gave us the instinct and ability to kill but told us not to kill. He made us as beings that crave lots of food but told us to not be gluttonous and only eat small amounts. The rules set by God are ...


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The word "masjävlar" is a derogatory term for Dalecarlians, who are usually known as masar. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalecarlians_(film)


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Rango is an actor who has lost confidence in his abilities (“I’m a fraud”) trying to help the town find water. In this scene, the missing water, and Rango’s lost confidence are symbolically linked. The Spirit of the West, with his large collection of Oscars, is a very successful actor who represents Rango’s full potential. The fishhook shows that people ...


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I felt like she was there to give Garland a little bit of humanity to his character instead of just a ruthless killer. I think that her approach to him as friendly and not fearful and the fact that she asked if he was sick and having him admit to her that he was...and after admitting he was sick she still accepted him and wanted to play with him...smiling ...


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There is indeed a factual basis for this scene, or at least for Mohnhaupt explicitly telling others about the suicide. I could not find any statement from Mohnhaupt herself, but according to this newspaper article from 1990, the then-recently arrested second generation RAF member Monika Helbing claimed that Mohnhaupt told her the deaths were suicides in an ...


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From The New York Times So why was Swinton playing Lutz Ebersdorf? “Undeniably, I would have to say, for the sheer sake of fun above all,” Swinton emailed. “As my grandmother would have it — a motto to live and die by — ‘Dull Not To.’” Still, Swinton and her director had more in mind than just playfulness. Guadagnino had always conceived “...


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The Speech is also significant in other ways, It's in parallel with speeches from famous dangerious dictators who sought to conquer the world, such as Adolf Hitler (In fact Emilia Clarke watched videos of Hitler to prep for her character's speeches). This then gives Game of Thrones a deeper tether to more recent real-world history, making it more relatable ...


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I don't remember all the episodes, but Raven and Booker often misinterpret the meaning of their visions, so that the actual events which eventually happen are different from what they expected and either hoped for or dreaded. I don't think that I remember any episodes where they prevented their visions from happening, and I think that they often cause their ...


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"Grab the spoon" in this conversation means "Casual dating", to look what's out there without making any commitment. When Ross said "Do you know how long it's been since I grabbed a spoon? Do the words 'Billy don't be a hero' mean anything to you?", to me it always meant that he hasn't 'grabbed a spoon' since the song "Billy Don't Be a Hero" was still ...


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The sensei (Leslie) is misogynistic throughout the movie. He casually insults Anna simply because she is female. He claims women have different (lesser) abilities, they can not be as strong as men, etc. He passes her over for promotion to black belt because of his sexism. (IIRC, he even says "she will never become a black belt", and that karate is for men ...


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What happened to Madeleine at the McKittrick Hotel is never explained. Did she somehow slip out? Was the whole incident Scottie’s hallucination? Or did Hitchcock simply suspend the laws of reality? We don’t know. The episode is an example of what Hitchcock called an “icebox talk scene,” a narrative conundrum that he slipped into his films to ...


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Director Richard Kelly, together with Director of Photography Steven Poster, has suggested multiple reasons for the remarkable cinematography of Donnie Darko. I divided found quotations regarding the matter into their most common denominators, and highlighted relevant passages. Lyricism. One of the classic features of Donnie Darko‘s visual style is the ...


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