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Question: Alice wants to see her father die for all he did to her. How come Joe doesn't want the same for his father for all he did to him?

Cody Fairless-Lee

Answer: Because they're two different people who have different emotions, different experiences, and would not react exactly the same way about their fathers.

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Answer: I don't believe Alice said she "wants to see her father die", and I'm not sure what you mean by "for all he [Mr. Dainard] did to her." Alice told Joe that SOMETIMES she wishes her dad would have died instead of Joe's mother. When Joe replied that she shouldn't say that because he is her dad, Alice got his point and did not continue to say anything else, such as that she really meant what she said. What did Alice's dad "do to her"? He did say she wasn't going to Joe's party (which she made up). He told her to go in the house and wanted Joe to leave. After Alice went to Joe's and tried to sneak back into the house after dark, Mr. Dainard told Alice to "leave", just like her mother did. As soon as Alice was out the door, Mr. Dainard immediately followed to get her back and suffered injuries trying to do so (but the "monster" got her). Alice probably didn't know her dad told Joe's dad (deputy) that he did not want Joe seeing his daughter again - she was "off limits."

KeyZOid

What did Joe's dad (Mr. Lamb) "do to him"? He tried to get him to go to summer camp, but didn't make him. He said he wished Joe wouldn't hang around a certain friend (Cary) so much because he kept lighting things on fire - but didn't stop him. When Joe dropped a flashlight on the kitchen floor, his dad told him to pick it up. Mr. Lamb told Joe to make sure he fed their dog Lucy. Mr. Dainard made it clear inside the sheriff's station that Joe was not to be around Alice anymore, so when Mr. Lamb caught Joe with Alice on the street, he put Joe in the police car, took him home, and demanded that he stop seeing Alice and said they could not be friends. I don't see any behavior by Joe's dad that would make Joe want him dead.

KeyZOid

Question: Why would Joe and his father hug each other in the end? Mr. Lamb treated his son like dirt and yelled at him for being around Alice, bringing Joe to tears. The ending felt like an unearned father-son moment as well as an unearned father-daughter moment for Alice and her father.

Cody Fairless-Lee

Answer: The ending was rather weak and contrived in that it too quickly resolved the parent/child conflicts. The story's intent is to show that despite both fathers' faults and the conflicts they had with their children, that the dads do love their kids. The adversity brings everyone together, and the kids are able to forgive their dads and would not have wanted to lose them. Hopefully all will have more positive relationships in the future.

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Answer: Mr. Lamb was overwhelmed by the possibility he could have "lost" his son that day. Hugging Joe tightly for an extended time and saying, "I got you! I got you!" was his way of expressing how relieved and elated he was seeing Joe was alive and well. Though not very good at expressing his feelings toward Joe, nurturing him, or engaging in positive communication, this demonstration of their deep-down bond suggests or indicates the father-son relationship will grow in a positive direction. Mr. Lamb's interactions with Joe had been more like a sheriff talking to a suspect or offender than a father talking to his son. The "monster", destruction, and chaos in the community (Lillian) created a life-threatening situation - but also served as a catalyst for rethinking one's roles, relationships, and priorities in life. Thinking back to the opening scene when Mrs. Kaznyk was at the wake and told her husband sitting next to her, "I don't think he [Mr Lamb] understands Joe", there is a sign at the end of the movie that this will not be true much longer.

KeyZOid

Question: After Miranda escapes from the Institution, Rachel appears and forces her off the road. If Rachel wanted help, then why would she cause Miranda to get into an accident? Doing this might have actually got Miranda killed, then she wouldn't have been able to help Rachel at all.

Answer: That's the only way she knows how to communicate with the living world, she died a brutal and horrific death, her soul is tormented. Not every ghost is Patrick Swayze.

Question: Who played the teenager that got killed at the gazebo? It looks like Michael J. Fox but, when I checked IMDB, there's no name listed for who played him.

Answer: The actor is Randy Doke. He's uncredited for the role, but IMDB lists him as "Puppet Show Dude."

Bishop73

Answer: I checked the Internet and read up on the Killer Klowns production and there is no mention of Michael J. Fox being in the movie. I do not know who the actor in the scene is, and while it's possible that it was Fox, it does not really resemble him, in my opinion.

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Question: When Jack goes into the bathroom intent on taking his own life, what did Mary do to the bottles? She puts her hands over the bottles and the caps move but nothing else.

Answer: It looks like she just switched the pills inside.

Answer: She didn't switch the caps but the bottles themselves and the contents.

But how could she switch the bottles? When she put her hands over them, the bottles stay in one place.

She used her ghostly powers to transfer the pills from one bottle to the other.

LorgSkyegon

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Question: If Salino was a hit woman for Lonnegan, why did he put a hit on Hooker, who he was working with to play the track? Also, who were, and why did the hit men arrive at Hooker's apartment to kill him?

Answer: He wanted to kill the man who swindled him out of his money. He didn't know it was Hooker. Same thing with the two hit men, they didn't know the hit woman was working the same hit.

Question: When Vince turns up at the BBQ Leon says to him "Look who it is! Coyotes R Us! I thought you weren't hungry, pumpkin?" What in the world does Coyotes R Us mean? I have been wondering this since this movie was released.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: I feel as though the saying is exactly what it means in the simplest terms. Since a Coyote is an animal and hunts for its meals, Leon could be referring to Vince being like a Coyote and having those traits. Vince has been aggressive and very territorial to Brian, especially at his advances towards Dom's sister. Vince is pretty much acting like an aggressive animal rather than a civilized human being.

Question: In the second safe house, the dialogue that takes place in the kitchen - how did Matt guess the housekeeper was not to be trusted? (01:00:00)

Question: Why would Valak tell Lorraine her name if that's her only weakness?

Swan90EFC

Answer: Valak was portrayed as a particularly powerful demon. In horror films demons are often portrayed as overconfident, and in this case it was thinking that Lorraine Warren would not be powerful enough to be able to defeat it. In addition, Valak revealed their name while Lorraine was in a dreamlike trance state, so it may have believed that she might not remember or make the connection at any point and be able to use it to her advantage.

dewinela

Question: Why did the pen guy respond so rudely?

MikeH

Question: In the beginning of the movie there is a man recounting his story about how his wife and child were killed by Dukhovich. The opposing attorney objects due to hearsay. How is this hearsay, when the man was telling his story of him seeing his own family killed?

Answer: You are right. It isn't hearsay and this is a mistake.

Question: In the trailer for the movie, there's a part where Jordan is talking about how the phone is his entire life, you can hear a song in the background with women sing "lalalalala ooh yeah lalalala", does anybody know if that is an actual song? I know they used it in some Disney Channel promos and ads around the time this film came out.

Question: Why is it so easy for Mera, Atlantia, the guards, and King Orm to get used to gravity super fast if they been underwater their whole lives?

sunfox35

Answer: They have been training for it, plus their bodies are very strong and more adaptable than humans.

lionhead

Question: King Orm is seen having trouble breathing in the first battle against Arthur when Mara helps him by putting an air bubble around them. How then in the final battle is he fighting on the surface with no trouble?

sunfox35

Answer: It surprised him and that's probably the first time he breathed in air in his life. The second time he was prepared.

lionhead

Question: At the beginning what was wrong with the young sailor drawing number 7 in the money draw?

Answer: Sailors are very superstitious, they considered it a bad omen. Number 7 is an area of the ocean where most ships and subs have gone down.

Question: What was the name of the girl singing group, Dona and the -?

Answer: Simple answer, she was a psychopathic killer. She was a nurse, and infants were accessible, helpless victims.

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Show generally

Question: How is it that the U.S. military was unable to contain the original zombie outbreak? The zombies on this show are demonstrably easy to kill, and unlike a foreign adversary, they are unarmed and unorganized.

Phaneron Premium member

Answer: It is not know for sure but some of the reasons could be the number of walkers. This was not just happening in one place but the entire world. If this was just happening in Atlanta then troops and equipment could be sent from other places to help, but since this was happening everywhere overwhelmed troops had no help. This wold does not have zombie movies. They have no idea how to handle this and have to learn everything like only head shot, bites kill and everyone turns.

Question: Many of the mistakes that are listed and corrected state that Aladdin takes place before 1 AD. Since it is never stated in the movie when exactly (although the assumption is the 1400s), where are people coming up with that date?

Answer: No it does not take place before 1 AD because they are Muslims and the Muslim religion didn't exist until the 7th century. People who have no idea about history however usually assume an ancient setting like Aladdin takes place before the birth of Christ because that's the oldest time they know. They can't pinpoint the time accurately enough.

lionhead

Question: Marty tells Doc that they are out of fuel as the fuel line ripped on the car. Wouldn't it have made more sense for them to uncover the DeLorean that Doc buried, put a piece of paper on the seat with a note saying something like... "Oh Marty, I forgot to mention in my letter that the car needs some extra fuel. Keep a can of gas with you in the car at all times" - Hey presto, Marty would have arrived with extra fuel! Now obviously I hear you shouting "continuity" and "It would be an alternate timeline like in part 2" - But that didn't stop Biff taking the car back to the 2015 Doc and Marty were in, despite Doc later saying if they travelled into the future it would be the rich Biff reality.

Answer: Although Biff in part 2 is its own set of problems, the answer to your question actually doesn't have anything to do with continuity or alternate timelines. They can't risk disturbing the Delorean that Doc burried in any way. It has to remain exactly as it is, otherwise at best Marty is stuck in 1955, or at worst they create a paradox that destroys the universe. It is best to ignore the buried Delorean, any attempts to get to it could lead to it being damaged, or even worse could lead to it being discovered in the 70 years it has to remain in that mine.

BaconIsMyBFF

Answer: It would have been easier for Marry and Doc to go down to Western Union and ask for a second letter to be delivered with the first. The letter would say "Ignore the comment in the first letter about not going back to 1885, please come to 1885 and bring some extra fuel with you"

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