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Do you ever feel like Hollywood is trying to beam some subtle (or not-so-subtle) message directly into your brain? Like behind all those lens flares and pew-pew-pews, there's actually some subliminal manipulation going on? We do. And the crazy thing is, we're not sure it's always deliberate.

We asked our readers to show us their unexpected takeaways from popular movies and shows. And then we all put our tinfoil hats back on.

Entry by Maclise

Despite the supernatural elements, to me the first season of True Detective was about the evil inside us. Cohle defeats the very human child murderer

Entry by masta_X

In Captain America: The First Avenger, I learnt that: It doesn't matter how insignificant I am, because with hard work and determination, I can achiev

Entry by PollyDarton

A L I/ E N In the Alien franchise humans keep coming into close contact with a divine race of men (The Engineers) and it is alluded to that they creat

Entry by PookieJones

CRACKEDoO In Harry Potter, newspapers spread lies, and kids who dig deeper find out the truth. YOU HAVE THIS SEEN WIZARD? 390 UNDESIRABLE Noll HARRY P

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