Ending Explained

Ending Explained is a recurring series in which we explore the finales, secrets, and themes of interesting movies and shows, both new and old. We see it as an opportunity not only to help readers who need assistance unpacking endings but also as a chance to unpack themes and explore how expanded cinematic universes connect.

Here is an assortment of some of our favorite and most popular ending explainers throughout the years:

Explore the Ending Explained archive below

Spider Man Iron Man Far From Home Ending

The Ending of ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Explained


Even dead, the ego of Tony Stark looms large in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Midsommar Climax

The Ending of ‘Midsommar’ Explained


When our lives erupt in horror, all we need is love.

Toy Story 4 ending

The Ending of ‘Toy Story 4’ Explained


Who needs a kid’s room when the world awaits you?

I Am Mother Trailer

The Ending of ‘I Am Mother’ Explained


The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.

Dark Phoenix

The Ending of ‘Dark Phoenix’ Explained


The era of the 20th Century Fox-men (sorry, not sorry) is over. Celebrate as you see fit.

Ending of Godzilla King of the Monsters

The ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Ending and Post-Credits Explained


The King has some unfinished business to take care of before he can truly reign supreme.

Ending of Brightburn Movie

The Ending of ‘Brightburn’ Explained


Clark Kent has no home in America.

Ending of John Wick 3

The Ending of ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ Explained


No need to prepare for war. It’s already here.

game of thrones long night Bran

‘Game of Thrones’: The Ending of “The Long Night” Explained


The long night comes to an end as the war for the throne continues on.