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Why didn't Lou hide from the gangster in the climax of “Nightcrawler”?

After the car crash, even after his partner got shot (his impromptu to kill Rick) while filming the gangster, Lou keeps filming the incident without hiding from the gangster. This scene didn't make ...
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What is the “child” in Season 4?

In Season 4 of Game of Thrones Bran met with a "child" who saved him and guided him to meet the Three-eyed-raven. What are those "children"? And are they different from the White Walkers?
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Connection between Jar Jar Binks and the film “Alice”?

I was watching Jan Švankmajer's 1988 film Alice recently and was struck by the strong apparent similarity between the Frog Footman character that takes delivery of an invitation for Alice and Jar Jar ...
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Why did Zootopia change newscasters based on country?

The recent Disney movie Zootopia has a scene with newscasters. This scene changes based on the area/country where the movie is released. Why? Are they just representatives of animals native to those ...
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What happened to the Kuwaiti woman after evacuation in Airlift?

I watched an Indian movie Airlift (2016) starring Akshay Kumar. The movie is based on a true story. It showed (as a subplot) a Kuwaiti woman with an infant child who wanted to escape Kuwait during ...
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Why does Kylo Ren wear a mask?

Vader needed his mask due to his horrific lava skinny dipping. In the now non-canon game, Star Wars- Knights of the Old Republic, the main character Revan wears the mask as a symbol against the ...
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Why did the cops shoot Danny even though he stopped pointing the gun at them?

So I recently saw a movie from 1984 called Teachers with Ralph Malchio, Crispin Glover and Morgan Freeman but I am wondering that the character in the movie, a 16 year old stoner named Danny who had ...
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Why didn't Shannon heal?

Why didn't Shannon in Lost heal from her Asthma when others did? Ben, Locke and Rose's physical disabilities were healed. As shown, several other people were healed as well but not Shannon. Why did ...
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What is Vern's role at the recovery house?

In the 2015 series Recovery Road, Craig is the main counselor at the recovery house. However, I am a little confused about Vern. Does he have some sort of administrative role too or is he just another ...
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Major twist in The Winds of Winter which is not possible in HBO's Game of Thrones? [closed]

In a recent interview with IGN, George R. R. Martin said that the major twist in the sixth installment of his "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel series involves a character who's already dead on the ...
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Inspiration for the Newsroom?

Was The Newsroom's cast inspired by real personalities, since I know that many of the story-lines were based on true news events, but could find no reference to the inspiration behind the lead cast ...
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Is Blofeld in previous James Bond movies same as in Spectre

In Spectre, Blofeld reappeared after Diamonds Are Forever. Unlike previous movies, in Spectre, it was shown that Blofeld was actually Franz Oberhauser who faked his death and became the head of ...
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What is the longest running TV role for a child actor?

What is the longest running TV role for an actor who started in the role as a child (regardless of their age at the end of their role)? I'm especially interested in those that were part of the main ...
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Who is the Bond Girl in Skyfall?

In almost every James Bond movie, there is always one girl who is called 'the Bond Girl'. However, in Skyfall, who is the Bond Girl? Is it Eve Moneypenny (portrayed by Naomie Harris), or Séverine ...
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Why was Walter White acting so strangely with the tequila during his remission party?

For the most part the motivations behind Walter's many bad choices and irrational actions make sense to me, with the one big exception of the "tequilla scene" in season 2. Giving Walter Jr one cup of ...
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How strong are Jessica and Luke?

In Jessica Jones, and the upcoming Luke Cage spin off, how strong are they, objectively? Jessica can obviously be hurt by a gun shot, while Luke can take a power saw to the gut, so they both have ...
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What are the triangles around Kermit's neck?

What is the ring of triangles around Kermit's neck? Looking at pictures of frogs, I have been unable to find one that has similar markings. For example, take this picture of a typical frog: ...
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How did Hugo not lose weight while on the island?

Has always wondered, in Lost series, the "big" guy by name Hugo did not seem to be losing any weight while on the island. This seems rather impossible considering the drastic change in the amount of ...
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Did Capote really care about Perry Smith?

In the 2005 film Capote, we see that while Truman Capote was talking/interviewing Perry Smith, he got really close to him. But, whenever Perry asked him if he had started the book (which he asked ...
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Is Bones a vegetarian or not?

In some episodes she is, in other ones she is eating (or trying to eat) a turkey sandwich or cooking dinner (chicken). I am confused and would like to know if this is the problem of many writers on ...
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Why is Raymond K. Hessel an Asian man with an accent in Fight Club?

In the movie Fight Club, is there a plot-related reason that Raymond K. Hessel is portrayed by Joon Kim, a South Korean national with a very noticeable Asian accent? The surname Hessel seems to be ...
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In the Baahubali Epic, Would Devasena belong to the Kunthala Kingdom?

The first shot of "Baahubali: The Beginning" shows a map. We start at Mahishmathi and track south and see a "Bandit's Hideout" followed by "Kunthala Kingdom" then "Kunthala's Hideout" and then the ...
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What is Judy's and Nick's relationship?

At the end of Zootopia we observe that Judy and Nick have become really close to each other but are they maintaining a best friend type relationship or a romantic relationship? I think that it is only ...
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Was Hercule Poirot always religious?

I've very nearly finished The Curtain, what I assume is the last Poirot episode, and certainly the last one on Netflix. As I watched the series it was not apparent, at least in the first run of ...
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Is True Detective (S2) based on “The Big Nowhere”?

I am one of that dying breed who likes movies but reads the book before, sometimes long before, the movie comes out. I was wondering if anyone has noticed that the characterizations and storyline in ...
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What happened to Angel Dust at the end?

At the end of Deadpool, when Deadpool & Francis (a.k.a Ajax) are fighting and the boat is falling apart, everything comes down... You see Colossus carrying Negasonic Teenage Warhead (from the ...
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Why doesn't Deadpool's healing ability heal his skin?

In the Deadpool movie when Wade his mutant cells get activated, his skin changes so he looks like Freddy Krueger (As Weasel referred too). But he obtains healing abilities and his cancer gets cured ...
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Does Deadpool age?

When Wade gets his healing abilities and becomes Deadpool, he's cured of his cancer. His ability to regenerate his body works super fast and basically makes him 'immortal' so I was wondering does he ...
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Tim Roth acting in The Hateful Eight

In The Hateful Eight, the acting of Tim Roth (before the character switch) is very similar to the acting of Christoph Waltz, his miming and his way to speak reminds Dr. King Shultz from Django ...
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What happened to Shirley's children in Dear Zachary?

I loved the film Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father, but in the end I wondered what happened to Shirley's kids later on as I felt bad for them as they would be traumatised for having ...
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Why is Deadpool named Deadpool by Marvel Comics?

Batman is called Batman because he looks like a bat and flies like them. Same with Spider-Man and Superman carrying a S mark of on his chest. But why is Deadpool named Deadpool? I mean why Deadpool ...
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Why was Reddington looking for the girl?

Over the course of the first season of The Blacklist, we see Reddington looking for clues about a girl whom we may assume to be his daughter. Most notably, we see him remove one photograph from the ...
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Why is the lens eye of Deadshot reversed in Suicide Squad?

In all the adaptations of Deadshot, I have always notices the lens/patch on his right eye: Arrow Smallville Justice League This his how he is portrayed in the comics: But in the ...
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Why does Wolverine drink alcohol?

In The Wolverine, Wolverine seems to be completely lost after Jean's death. Sleeping on the hills, the bottles suggests that he is drinking. What I don't get is, why? Intoxication is a state of ...
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How many children did Andrew Laeddis have?

I was reading some questions and also some answers about Shutter Island (like this one and this one) last night and most places it says Andrew Laeddis' wife murdered their 2 children. When I saw ...
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How old is Squidward in Spongebob Squarepants?

So we know Spongebob is older than 16 since he drives, but Squidward here has an mystery age. He has a full time job just like Spongebob but he has driving skills better than Spongebob. So he has to ...
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Why is Snow a 'President' in the Hunger Games?

In The Hunger Games, why is President Snow the 'President'? It is to my understanding that there are only twelve districts, there is no outside world and clearly Snow will not step down anytime soon. ...
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How exactly did Seneca Crane die?

At the end of The Hunger Games (2012) we see head game maker Seneca Crane lead into a room that's Empty except for a single bowl of Night Lock berries. The same berries that Katniss and Peeta used to ...
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How much of what the second couple said was planned, and how much was improvised?

In The Overnight [2015], it quickly transpires that the second couple (Kurt and Charlotte) have a motive for inviting the first couple (Alex and Emily). How far did they plan ahead? And how much are ...
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What is the real Yoda language?

Yoda speaks with difficulty with people, so what is his real language? Does exist a language for same species creatures of Yoda? (es. Shyriiwook for the Wookiees)
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What is the reason Jenny left Forrest without telling him after sleeping with him?

In Forrest Gump (1994), Jenny seems to be walking away from Forrest's life plenty of times. However, even though the other ones are coherent, the last one isn't meaningful at all. The first time she ...
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How did Hannibal become the type of cannibal he is?

I watched Silence of the Lambs (1991) a long time ago, and recently watched Hannibal (2001) and Red Dragon (2002). I haven't watched the Hannibal TV Series or read any novel. I want to understand how ...
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Roughly how old was L?

When L and Soichiro are surveying the Yagami household L says. "When I was young I did strange things too", which indicated that he is considerably older than Light was at the time (17). However he is ...
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What was Luther's plan when he killed Cyrus in The Warriors?

When Cyrus proposed his plan of uniting the gangs of new york to rule the city, Luther killed Cyrus (probably because he didn't dig it). He later blamed the Warriors and then the movie really started. ...
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How do Sentinels get the ability to adapt every mutant power from Mystique's DNA?

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sentinels are able to adapt or compensate every single mutant power. It is shown that they get this ability from a research based on Mystique's DNA. However, Mystique's ...
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Does producing blue meth make Walter a chemistry genius?

In Breaking Bad, a high school teacher, Walter White produced 99.9% purity blue crystal methamphetamine. Now is that something only a true genius is capable of doing or is any talented/average high ...
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What is the main core difference of The Flash, that no other speedsters possesses?

We know that The Flash is a speedster. But I recently learned that only the Flash can open the time portal, while Reverse-Flash & Professor Zoom cannot. If Zoom opened the time portal, it would ...
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How many languages does Oliver Queen speak?

How many languages does Oliver Queen speak in the Arrow?
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Did The Big Short movie change names or conflate characters?

The movie The Big Short is based on the true story of the 2008 financial crisis as told by Michael Lewis in his book of the same name. The movie does a very good job of telling a story full of ...
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Mr. Wittaker does't take off his shoes in The Intern (2015) [closed]

In the movie The Intern (2015), Mr. Ben Wittaker is portrayed as a gentleman. However, he doesn't take off his shoes when entering his boss's house. Why not? This can be annoying to some people.