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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.
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Was there a romantic relationship between Gustavo Fring and his partner?

In Breaking Bad episode Hermanos, we take a peek to the past of Gus Fring where his partner gets killed by Hector. I know it is not unusual for a character (or a real human being) to be sad and hold ...
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Fitzgerald's choices

I have some doubts about Fitzgerald's choices in The Revenant. Why didn't he kill Bridger? He had the skills to do it, and many opportunities. I don't understand his choice to keep him alive.
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What's with the pens?

In Return to Sender (2015), Miranda (the main character) makes it seem like she has some kind of OCD, or phobia with germs and some kind of obsession with pens. What is the deal with the pens? Are ...
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In allegorical sense what does the mad dog represent in “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

I cannot understand this particular moment in the movie. What does it represent for the story and how is it connected to the storyline? It appears to me that it's outside of context. Maybe I missed ...
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Is Gideon on The Flash and Gideon on Legends of Tomorrow same?

I've just started watching Legends of Tomorrow, and the time vessel's captain is aided by an AI called Gideon. Is that the same or different Gideon from the one in The Flash? Also, is the name a ...
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Are the Clean Shaven Officer and the Old Man supposed to be the same person?

In the first episode of the new season of The X-Files we see flashbacks to the UFO crash at Roswell and there is a character who is listed officially as Clean Shaven Officer. He is reported to be a ...
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Why did The Dude hate The Eagles so much?

The movie The Big Lebowski from 1998 portrays "The Dude" played by Jeff Bridges as an avid fan of the band Creedence Clearwater Revival. There is a scene later in the movie where The Dude gets upset ...
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How far away was Admiral Ozzel from Darth Vader?

As the title asks, how far away was Admiral Ozzel from Darth Vader during the Battle of Hoth in Empire Strikes Back? Was he on another Star Destroyer? Or was he on the Super Star Destroyer? If Vader ...
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Shouldn't Warren Worthington III be just a little child during X-Men Apocalypse?

Warren Worthington III (as Archangel) is one of the Four Horseman of Apocalypse. He'll be granting his role in X-Men: Apocalypse as well. However, we have seen him in X-Men: The Last Stand as a very ...
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What was with Ron Perlman's character's nose obsession in Cronos?

In Guillermo del Toro's 1993 Bi-lingual first film, Cronos, Ron Perlman's character Angel has an obsession with his own nose. He plans on getting rhinoplasty, and is seen in every scene doing ...
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Is there any way in which to use cross-over characters from other TV series?

I am writing a pilot for a TV Series, and wondered if it may be legally possible to write in a character from another (relative) series? This isn't it, but for example: If I was to write about an ...
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Was Mace Windu falling into the Dark Side?

Watching Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, Jedi Master Samuel L. Jackson (Mace Windu) attempts to arrest Sith Lord Darth Sideous, commonly known as Senator/Chancellor/Emperor Palpatine, for crimes ...
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How long can a Jedi hold their breath?

Rewatching Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, and one of the first scenes shows a young Obi-Wan and his master, Qui-Gon, being trapped in a waiting room. The room starts to fill up with Dioxis, a toxic ...
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Grandfather Unable to Look at Grandson

In the 2015 film, Room... During a scene at dinner following the escape, the daughter remarked to her father that he would never look at or make eye contact with her son, his grandson. Her father ...
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How did Varys end up in the king's council?

As we know, Varys from Game of Thrones was one of the true well-wishers of the seven kingdoms and a brilliant diplomatic person of King's Landing. As per my knowledge he had no relationship with any ...
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What is the story behind Lord Varys' box and the prisoner he held there?

As we know, Lord Varys from Game of Thrones was one of the true well-wishers of the seven kingdoms and a brilliant diplomatic person of Kings' Landing. As per my knowledge he had no relationship with ...
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Did Skyler have genuine feelings for Ted Beneke?

In the series Breaking Bad, I couldn't quite figure this one out completely while observing Skyler and her affair with Ted Beneke. So, did she really have any genuine feelings for Ted or was it plain ...
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Is Walter White's character designed so we will be sympathetic to him?

Is Walter White from Breaking Bad intended to be a sympathetic character? I'm just asking this myself because I don't do so. But have a lot of respect for the character. My personal point of view is ...
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What is the mental illness of Tiffany in Silver Linings Playbook?

Tiffany in Silver Linings Playbook said she was depressed. So, I guess she had at least one depressive episode. Does she have MDD, BD (like Pat), BPD or PTSD? I read some speculation on Tiffany having ...
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Pumpkin and Honey Bunny from Pulp Fiction - did they appear in another movie?

Did Pumpkin and Honey Bunny from Pulp Fiction appear in another movie? Because I believe I've seen some coffee addicted idiots looking similar to them in some another movie. Am I confusing them with ...
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What does Mr Bean have against the three-wheeled car?

One of Mr Bean's quirks is that he hates this particular three-wheeled car: My question is then, do we know why he hates this car? Has Atkinson or any of the writing staff ever commented regarding ...
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Why does Annie use a revolver as her primary sidearm when everyone else seems to use semi-automatics?

In the TV show Covert Affairs the lead character Annie uses a Chiappa Rhino revolver as her personal/primary sidearm. This seems to be a distinct stylistic choice for Annie because everyone else seems ...
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What happened to Gideon on “The Flash”?

The rather powerful, time sensitive, and literal deus ex machina was a stunning find by the team. The team seems to be immune to the temporal fact of "unwinding Wells" assumably due to Star Labs ...
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What happened to Sheldon's assistant, Alex?

In some episodes of Season 6, Sheldon had a young assistant named Alex Jensen. However, she did not appear in Season 7 nor 8. Is there any mention or explanation as to why she did not appear in later ...
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What is Max's background in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In the movie Mad Max: Fury Road, I didn't catch any mentions of who Max was and where he came from. His name was barely mentioned in the end. However, IMDb provided his character name as Max ...
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Immortan Joe and Rob Zombie's “Dragula” character similarity

While watching Mad Max: Fury Road, in the episode when Immortan Joe is riding his buggy I got this instant feeling that the character looks familiar and I could relate it to Rob Zombie's Dragula ...