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Question: I am confused as to why Voldemort went to James and Lily's house the night he murdered them. Hagrid says that he was gathering followers, but why was he particularly interested in making the Potters join him? Why confront them at their house and not just kill them later in a battle or something?

Chosen answer: As explained in later movies, Voldemort heard that baby Harry was the focus of the prophecy that said he would defeat Voldemort. He went to the Potter's house to kill Harry and anyone who stood in his way.

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Question: Why is the only word that Kirby can say through the entire show is "Poyo"? And is there any relation to the Spanish word "pollo" of the same pronunciation that means chicken?

Quantom X Premium member

Chosen answer: No it has nothing to do with the Spanish word pollo. Kirby is saying that because he is young, just a baby.

Question: Why doesn't Rapunzel's hair grow after it's been cut? The brown chunk we see under her blonde hair is the same length it was when first cut.

Chosen answer: It is never explained why her hair didn't grow. One can assume when it lost it's power it also lost its life, meaning it couldn't grow anymore. Another valid option is that Rapunzel simply kept it short because it didn't match the rest of her hair.

Question: Why are the Phantom's footsteps walking distance when he runs to the statue? Also, when did he learn to climb so swiftly?

Chosen answer: Not everyone runs in big strides. The phantom has also had most of his life to master climbing, sneaking, hiding, etc. To see and take what he wants from the theatre without being seen, in his youth he had little to do except explore and learn everything about the place and the fastest ways to get where he wants to go.

Purple_Girl

Question: Near the end of the movie, after Rachel leaves the apartment where her boyfriend got killed by Samara, she sees a young woman exiting the stairwell below her. Rachel is careful not to be noticed. Who is that other woman?

Chosen answer: She was a girl that Noah worked with and was possibly dating as indicated by an earlier scene where the same girl kissed Noah in his apartment while Rachel was there.

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Question: The first time Christine goes to the Phantom's lair, why does she pass out when she sees herself with a wedding dress? At least it looks like one.

Catarina Costa

Chosen answer: I believe it was the shock of seeing her exact likeness in a wedding dress, and the first overwhelming realization of the Phantom's obsession with her. That, in combination with the dank, dark and humid environment, a lifetime of heavily corseted dresses, and a wan and frail constitution, all conspired to Christine's loss of consciousness.

Michael Albert

Question: Towards the end of the third film, when Harry and Hermione are successful in saving Sirius Black, why does Dumbledore act like he doesn't know anything when they see him outside the hospital room door?

Chosen answer: He does not want it known that he was the one who planned for Harry and Hermione to rescue Sirius, who is still a wanted felon at this point. It would cause Dumbledore serious legal problems (he would be arrested and sent to Azkaban) if was he suspected of aiding Sirius' escape. That is why he acts like he does not know what happened.

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Question: Why did Snape have Filch treat his wounds from the three-headed dog? Why not go to Madam Pomfrey in the hospital wing, considering that Snape wasn't really doing anything wrong after all?

Chosen answer: I think Snape wanted to keep what happened quiet while he investigated Professor Quirrell, and Madam Pomfrey was more likely to inform Professor Dumbledore. Filch, who would consider Snape something of a kindred spirit, would not feel a need to report it to anyone, particularly if Snape asked him to say nothing about it.

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Question: Who voices Marty Moose?

Chosen answer: Harold Ramis voiced Marty Moose.

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Question: In the episode "Band Geeks", the band sings a song at the end of the episode. What is this song is called?

Chosen answer: "Sweet Victory"

Question: My media studies teacher has a theory that there are no ghosts in this film and everything that Jack sees is in his imagination. He also thinks that when Wendy sees the man in the costume, it is meant to be a realisation to her that Danny may be a victim of sexual assault, from his father, Jack. He also believes that the costume is a bear and that Jack is associated with a bear throughout the film. He says that Danny may have opened the pantry door to let Jack out because he had formulated a plan to kill Jack by getting him lost in the maze. Also, the woman in 237, he thinks that there is no woman and that Jack himself hurt Danny's neck. Leading to Wendy's realisation of Jack's abusiveness. I'm not really sure if I agree with him or not. There are a lot of holes in his theory, but you never know. Just wondering if anyone would like to share their opinion and shed some light on the situation. Do you think his theory is possible?

Chosen answer: The sexual assault thing is completely wrong. As far as the rest, it is highly debated. However, ghosts, I think, is the accepted answer. Some of the things that Wendy and Danny see can't be explained by Jack's psychosis. Also, the costume is suppose to be a dog. There is a whole back story to that character.

MasterOfAll

Answer: 1. It's obviously an important part of the movie that Jack has previously abused Danny. 2. The basis for the sexual assault claim is the "loving father scene" where you cannot see where Jack is touching Danny after they embrace. The bear references are all over the movie, despite that the costume is a "dog" in the book. There's a picture of a bear on the wall, Danny's pillow at home when he is with the psychiatrist is a giant bear. In the book there's a story about an old guy who has an affair with a young man at the hotel, and he calls the younger guy his little dog, but it's a stretch to say that's part of the movie. Dismissing the abuse references which were not in the book is completely wrong. 3. With regard to the issue of psychosis versus ghosts, this is one of the most important mysteries of The Shining movie. It's not just about a haunted hotel, it's about whether the "ghosts" are a manifestation of people who are going crazy in the hotel. Then you draw your own interpretation with the only real clue being how Jack gets out of the pantry.

Question: The girls try to persuade the police that Liz had sex with a strange man who then killed her. Why then didn't the police do a DNA test and forensics, which would prove that there was no semen in Liz's body, and so show the girls were lying?

beckhamsfauxhawk

Chosen answer: I believe the idea was to take the DNA from Marilyn Manson out of Courtney and put it into Liz's corpse.

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Question: Which episode has Maggie in a crib, rattling a cup against the bars like a prisoner?

Chosen answer: The episode was "Homer Alone".

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Question: When Jesus dies, we see a birds-eye shot of Satan screaming. Is Satan meant to be in Hell in that shot? Wherever he was, it didn't look Earth-like.

Blibbetyblip

Chosen answer: In the movie, this scene is portrayed as hell. "And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night for ever and ever." (Revelation 20:10 NIV) "The lake of burning sulfur" is hell, and he will be thrown into hell by God himself for all of eternity.

The "lake of burning sulfur" is not hell. It's the Lake of Fire. Revelation says that death and hell will also be cast into the lake which burns with fire and brimstone. Hell, in the Bible, is a temporary place of torment for the unrighteous dead where they're held until the Great White Throne Judgement then cast into the Lake of Fire.

Question: How much older is the Phantom compared to Christine?

Chosen answer: His age is never revealed, but probably anywhere from 15-25 years older.

raywest Premium member

Question: In the scene where Jake is driving Andrew to find Melanie, he tells the story about the cat. The cat had cancer and Melanie wanted it to die a "humane" death. What is humane about blowing it up and if it was gonna die of cancer all those years ago why is it still roaming around town?

Chosen answer: It is only humane from her perspective, believing the cat will be killed instantly. It is still roaming town because it somehow survived the attempt to blow it up and it either never had cancer or has gone into remission.

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Question: Is it me, or do the turbo-lifts lack the double-door, as our current-day elevators have?

Chosen answer: Whilst there does not appear to be a double door (one for the deck and one for the turbolift itself), the fact that we never see the door left behind in interior shots, or the door move away from the deck in exterior shots, we must assume there is a secondary door. Perhaps with the advanced technology it is just much thinner than we are used to.

Question: Jerusalem is shown to be completely surrounded by hordes of zombies. Yet it's shown that a few parts are letting people in. Vehicles, buses, many people. How are these people getting in with the sheer mass of zombies at every corner of the wall?

Quantom X Premium member

Chosen answer: They're coming in through an area completely covered by chain link fence.

Question: Do the laces being in really make that much of a difference, or is it just Finkle projecting blame?

brianjr0412

Chosen answer: Both. Finkle is obviously trying to blame someone else for the missed kick, but kickers do have specific positions, circumstances that help their accuracy. Some kickers kick barefooted, others have a special kicking shoe, others have specific positioning of the ball.

Question: What motivated Bob Taylor (an earlier abductee of the same perpetrators) to implicate himself in the current abductions by stealing the girls' clothing items and taking them to his home?

BF

Chosen answer: Because he was once abducted by the same kidnappers when he was a child, and it has damaged him emotionally. He is recreating the abductions, playing the part of a kidnapper, and be keeps the clothes as a memento of his past experience.

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