Feature Film Endings Explained
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Annihilation (2018) movie explained!
What does the ending of Annihilation mean? What is the Shimmer, and what happened in the lighthouse scene? What is the film’s alternate ending, and how does the story differ from the book?
A Quiet Place Ending & Creatures Explained
A Quiet Place movie ending spoiler review and alien creature monsters explained. A Quiet Place stars Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Noah Jupe and Millicent Simmonds.
Contact: The Movie
Contact is a 1997 science fiction drama directed by Robert Zemeckis, adapted from the novel of the same name by the legendary Carl Sagan.
GET OUT (2017) Ending + Twists Explained
Explaining the ending and twists for Jordan Peele’s GET OUT starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford and Catherine Keener.
TRUTH OR DARE (2018) Ending Explained
The latest release from Blumhouse Productions (The Purge, Happy Death Day, Get Out) is TRUTH OR DARE, a supernatural thriller where a game turns deadly for a group of friends led by Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey.
Everything pays off, the main characters learn something, and our heroes ride off into the sunset. Sometimes though, we don’t get the typical ending from a movie, we get something much more nuanced, complex and open-ended. The kind of endings that leave things up in the air for all of us to debate and theorize about until we’re blue in the face. With Movie Endings Explained, we aim to delve into some of the more ambiguous and mysterious endings to films that have left audiences scratching their heads for years, and to attempt to explain them. In most cases, a definitive answer isn’t really there, so we definitely want to hear from YOU on how you interpret the various endings we’ll be discussing with this series.
“Arrival” Ending Explained
Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi drama Arrival hit theaters in 2016 and earned rave reviews from critics, thanks to Amy Adams’ brilliant performance, Villeneuve’s excellent direction, and a mature, focused take on the alien invasion genre.
Stephen King’s It Movie Ending Explained
Exploring the new adaptation of Stephen King’s IT starring Bill Skarsgard and Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things) from director Andy Muschietti (Mama). Looking at the creature itself, the ending, and what to expect in the sequel.
INSIDIOUS Trilogy Explained
An in-depth look at the original INSIDIOUS Trilogy. Explaining all three films, plus the series’ mythology and breaking down the various main entities (Red Devil, Black Bride, The Man Who Can’t Breathe).
Harry Potter Movie Series Ending Explained
Christopher Nolan’s movies often require a repeat screening or two to fully process all the plot layers and subtle details, and Inception is no different.
Tully’s “Controversial” Ending Explained
SILENT HILL (2006) Ending Explained + Game Connections
Exploring the movie adaptation of SILENT HILL, based on the popular horror video game series. Including breaking down the film’s story and ending, as well as references and connections to the games.
BEFORE I WAKE (2018) Ending Explained
A boy’s dreams and nightmares become reality in the supernatural thriller BEFORE I WAKE from Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Hush, Gerald’s Game) starring Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane. Explaining the ending and the origins of the Canker Man creature.
No Country for Old Men Explained
No Country for Old Men is a 2007 movie directed, written, and edited by Joel and Ethan Coen. Based on the Cormac McCarthy novel of the same name. Its enigmatic title actually comes from the first stanza of William Butler Yeats poem “Sailing to Byzantium”, first published in the 1928 collection The Tower.
Yes, very, very disturbing.