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Question: In Thomas Barnes' perspective, near the end of it, he orders the studio guy to rewind the tape and then he says "stop", followed by "oh my god", but when the complete terrorist plan is shown, he instead stays staring at the monitor because he's watching Taylor. Is this a mistake, or are these two separate events? If it is the second one, what did he see in his perspective?

Chosen answer: From what I remember, it's the former. When Barnes says "stop," he adds "rewind that." Once the tape is re-round, he watches it run through, which is then when he spots Taylor.

Cubs Fan Premium member

Question: I can't figure out why the lizard is screaming when he is flying through the air because I'm sure that lizards don't scream.

luke skyjogger

Chosen answer: Because it's funny.

Grumpy Scot

Question: One of the film's posters features a photo of Virgil Tibbs and Chief Gillespie examining Colbert's dead body in the scene of the crime. However, this did not appear in the film. Was a scene like that ever filmed? If it was, where can I see it? If not, why was the picture putten inside the poster anyway? If it was for commercial business, why couldn't they put a scene from the movie?

Chosen answer: The main purpose was to show a black cop working together with a white cop in the deep south. Movie posters don't always have scenes from the movies in them.

Rlvlk

Question: Did the sniper actually have a laser? One of the "correctors" states that he doesn't and it's actually just for effect.

Chosen answer: Of course he's got a laser - we see the red dot, ergo, he's got a laser. Whether this is a laser sight attached to his rifle, or just an ordinary hand-held laser pointer like a lecturer might use, we have no way to know.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: Plot spoiler. I don't know if this is a plot hole or if it's an error on Söze's part, but wouldn't the story he told the cop pretty much make killing the guy who could identify him irrelevant? Söze wanted him dead because he was the only one willing to identify him. But after the conversation with the police officer the cop would know that Verbal Kint was Kayser Söze. Thus his identity would be out in the open (lots of people seemed to know who Verbal Kint was after all). Did Söze just not think the cop would figure it out, is it a plot hole, or am I missing something?

Chosen answer: Verbal doesn't really care. All he needs to do is keep Kujan occupied until he posts bail, then he's out and away. So he spins his story until he's free to go, putting in enough truths to keep Kujan interested and play up to his theory that Keaton might be Söze, then just walks straight out of the building. Once he's out, he vanishes back into the underground from where he came. Job's done, the only person who could positively identify him is dead. All that remains is a picture that resembles Verbal that might be of Söze, from a terribly-burned witness who might not survive anyway (and Söze would have the resources to eliminate), a sealed testimony that's mostly a lie anyway and a conversation full of falsehoods with a known con artist. None of which would stand up in court as a positive identification, good enough to convict. The police will want to have a word with Verbal, sure, but Söze's got enough experience at vanishing that they'd never find him. Nothing remains to identify and incriminate Söze, which was his aim. The whole affair just joins the increasing list of stories surrounding the quasi-mythical figure of Keyser Söze.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: Why was the leader of the mutants so mad at Neville?

Chosen answer: The leader of the mutants is mad at Neville because the mutant that Neville captures to experiment on was its mate. That's why, when she first gets captured, the leader gives Neville an evil look before running back into the building.

Jack Kaltenbach

Question: At the end of the film Marty gets out of the DeLorean sees the bad guys and runs after, what ever happens to the DeLorean?

Chosen answer: After he has "seen the bad guys", he discovers that Doc was wearing a bullet-proof vest, and that he had read Marty's letter from 1955. Both he and Doc then return to their homes, so presumably Doc picked up the DeLorean on his way or right after this, before going into the future.

Twotall

Question: I know someone else asked something like this, but how did deer get there? I've never seen a zoo with any and New York City is on an island.

Chosen answer: Just because you've never seen one at a zoo doesn't mean they don't exist there. But petting zoos are known to have young deer... They grow quickly. Or perhaps the deer came from an animal testing facility. Or perhaps they were just being transported through the island when the crisis struck. Or perhaps it's because deer repopulate at above average rates. (Manhattan did have deer back in the day... They got there somehow).

JC Fernandez

Question: What is the relationship between Andie and Tyler Gage? I first thought that Andie was the other foster kid from the first film, but shes not. Are they brother and sister? Thanks.

Chosen answer: Andie was a neighbor of Tyler's growing up. He mentions that he remembers when she was running around in diapers.

Question: Why did Amanda return and suffocate Adam? Was it to shorten his suffering or to make sure he wouldn't find a way to escape?

Chosen answer: Saw is testing people and allowing them to live if they show they are able to change. Amanda has decided that no one is able to change and is therefore killing everyone even if they passed the test.

Myridon

Answer: I've read elsewhere that it was a mercy kill. To put him out of his misery. After all Adam had zero way or chance of escaping or survival - especially after the key to his chains/shackle were down the tubes, so to speak. And his means of egress - that sliding door - was locked, too.

Alan Keddie

Question: Why did Amanda return and suffocate Adam? Was it to shorten his suffering or to make sure he wouldn't find a way to escape?

Chosen answer: Saw is testing people and allowing them to live if they show they are able to change. Amanda has decided that no one is able to change and is therefore killing everyone even if they passed the test.

Myridon

Answer: I've read elsewhere that it was a mercy kill. To put him out of his misery. After all Adam had zero way or chance of escaping or survival - especially after the key to his chains/shackle were down the tubes, so to speak. And his means of egress - that sliding door - was locked, too.

Alan Keddie

Question: A question of the Omega 13. When Brandon (the geeky kid) is describing the device, he says something along the lines of its a "matter re-arranger, effecting a 13 second time jump to the past." I'm not sure if I interpreted this correctly, but does this mean that the Omega 13 doesn't actually rewind time, but just re-arranges particles to their positions 13 seconds ago, or does it do conventional time travel?

Chosen answer: Whatever you want it to. No one actually knew what it did before it activated. Somehow Jason Nesmith was the only one to know what happened in the original timeline, after it was activated, so there could be any number of possible explanations.

Rlvlk

Question: Why does Mary Robert still wear a different habit? Although a few years have passed, shouldn't she have already become a full nun?

Chosen answer: That entirely depends on her own feelings. If she did not feel ready to take full vows, she would remain a novice for as long as she wanted.

Twotall

Question: Why, if Mrs Darbus doesn't want Troy in 'Twinkle Town', did she give them a call back?

Chosen answer: Because she heard how good Troy and Gabriella were. I'd give them a callback after that.

Brad Premium member

My Long Goodbye (2) - S6-E15

Question: What is the speed metal song that the guy is listening to when taking Cox's kid home?

Chosen answer: "Driving Down the Darkness" by DevilDriver.

Mortug Premium member

Question: This is perhaps a silly question, but do any Special Forces unit in the world have a uniform like the Russians did in this film (specifically those who tried to storm 47's hotel room near the beginning)? I'm assuming it was designed for the sake of the movie (red eyes, etc) rather than real world accuracy, but I'm interested all the same.

Chosen answer: Yes, actually many countries in europe use these uniforms because they provide excellent armour! They don't have red eyes, that was their gas mask. The guns the Russians had are used today even as your reading this.

Question: Was there any reason why Vader had Han "tortured" with a machine? Han later tells Leia and Chewbacca that he wasn't even asked any questions. I know that Vader is scary, but would he want to waste time by just toying with Han and not even questioning him?

Chosen answer: Vader is not interested in extracting information from Han Solo, nor is he wasting time; he is using Han as bait to lure Luke Skywalker into his trap. Vader knows that Luke will sense Han's agony through the Force and will try to rescue Han and the others.

raywest Premium member

Question: Was Merrick's surname ("Jamison-Smythe") ever mentioned in the film?

Cubs Fan Premium member

Chosen answer: No. It's not at all clear in the film whether Merrick is a first name or surname, with the full name only appearing later in other literature.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: In Book 6, Dumbledore mentions that the Defence Against the Dark Arts Job is cursed, and that no one has had it for more than a year since he refused it to Voldemort. But in Movie/Book 1, it seems that Quirell has been at the school for a while (Hagrid knows him, and knows that he's the DADA teacher; all the older students seem to know him and there is no mention that this is Quirells first year of teaching). Explain.

Blibbetyblip

Chosen answer: According to Rowling, Quirrell was the Muggle Studies teacher at Hogwarts (which is why all the older students know him) before moving to teach Defence Against The Dark Arts in the year that Harry started there. Immediately after meeting Quirrell in the Leaky Cauldron, Hagrid makes a reference to Quirrell having taken a year off from teaching to "get some first-hand experience", encountering such dark creatures as vampires and hags along the way, which would strongly support the idea that he's not previously been the teacher in that subject.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: Is it just me, or do the Expelliarmus, Everte Statum and Rictusempra spells all do exactly the same thing- knock the opponent backwards? And why doesn't Expelliarmus disarm the opponent?

Blibbetyblip

Chosen answer: The spells have different effects, not necessarily visible, they're just cast so strongly that the spell has the added effect of throwing the opponent back.

Phixius Premium member

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