Mysteries of movies...

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  1. Spoiler

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    Well, a few things came to mind about things in movies that remain a mystery. Or just plain and simple never get explained.

    For instance, how would the movie "Last Action Hero" actually of went as, Jack Slater 4? That one always kinda boggled me about how would the movie actually of went had Danny never popped into it? Would it in turn actually been a kick ass movie? hahaha!

    I could list about a dozen things at least about Back to the Future as well.

    Anyone else think of a movie that had something that just wasn't explained?
     
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    How did an egg become lodged in the corner of the escape hatch in Alien 3?

    It makes no sense.
     
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    Hey, I'm still waiting to see Schwarzenegger's Hamlet... XD
     
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    While you're waiting for that, have some Shattner Hamlet. Shattner Hamlet.

    He also "sings" It Was A Very Good Year.
     
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    Most movies are rife with problems of all sorts, but some of the big ones that really bug me:

    Somewhere in Time. Who made the watch/bought the watch? Why doesn't the watch turn to dust due to the temperal strain of the causal loop?

    Aliens: How did the Queen hide in the landing gear without being smushed to bits?

    The Happening: How did this get made?
     
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    How did any of his movies after The Sixth Sense get made?
     
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    I like reading IMDB for continuity errors or plot holes.
    Like Citizen Kane has the biggest mystery- if nobody heard Kane say Rosebud, then why is a reporter asking about it?

    About The Happening, um, what the hell happened?

    And every fictional movie where a real life celeb shows up as themselves, does that screw up the time-space continuum?
    i knew Nancy Grace was fake before Hancock; Jim Cramer didn't have to act in Iron Man.
     
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    All the workers in the house heard him say it after he got done tearing up the room and picking up the snow globe, the one that gets broken in the beginning.

    You can see that at 1:55

    YouTube - Citizen Kane (1941) - Part 12/12

    Then the butler said that was the second time he heard him say it, the first time was when he died. You don't know that the butler was in the room because a complete shot of the room is never shown.

    same link at 3:00



    Of course the funnier story is that Rosebud is not a sled at all when referring to William Randolf Hearst, whom the movie is based on.
     
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    crikey, i own that movie, watched it an awful lot, and missed this?
    thanks for clearing that up.

    Now we have to solve the Mystery of Who Gave Uwe Boll a Job...lol.
     
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    Star Wars - How did Anakin grow up so fast while Queen Amidala/Padme stayed the same...aint she like 10+ years older...
     
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    I never understood the end of 2001, yet read the book, and understood that.
     
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    Naboo has great plastic surgeons.

    I always wondered in King Kong (any version) how they got him onto the boat after they knocked him out.
     
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    5 years. What's more important from the SW films is how someone at sublight speeds can make it between star systems in what seems to be only a matter of hours (although Luke's time on Dagobah makes it seem like a lot longer than the trip from the Hoth system to the Lando system ;)  )
     
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    In movie time, the difference between TPM and AOTC was 10 years, not 5. Anakin aged from 9/10 to 19/20. I guess all that faster than light travel made them all age relatively. :wink: 
     
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    Blade Runner:
    Deckard- human or skinjob?
    (i think skinjob but only for stupid reasons like the origami unicorn at the end and Rachel's status.)

    Naked Lunch- the whole damn thing.

    Pulp Fiction- the briefcase's contents
     
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    Naked Lunch- the whole damn thing.

    The movie was just about writing, and how hard it is. It also had some things about drug use, which writers sometimes use for inspiration. That goes for artists too, of course.
     
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    In Batman Begins, IIRC, Ra's Al Ghul has a weapon that can violently vaporize water...even water that's a good distance away and beneath pavement. Yet, this weapon has no effect on people standing nearby, even though the human body is 70 - 80% water.
     
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    that bugged the hell out of me too. It was supposed to emit microwaves, but I can only assume it was directional for them not to get fried.
     
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    Maybe I should have been clearer as I know there are ten years between TPM and AOTC. Omegascourge had stated he thought there were ten years age difference between Anakin and Padme. I was pointing out it was only 5 years. In TPM, he was 7, she was 12. (well, they were supposed to be, anyway)

    I'd still put Anakin 17-18 for AOTC, which would mean he was 20-21 when Sith rolled around, that being about 3 years later again.

    That was about writing?? Really? I thought it was the stupidest movie going when I watched it... would have been 97, 98. COuldn't make out what the hell it was about.
     
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    I remember another one...Total Recall...was it all a dream or real!?!
     

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