Typically questions about a specific character in a movie/tv show.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

5
votes
1answer
86 views
+100

What is Fight-Club's main character's real name?

The 1999 film Fight Club stars Edward Norton as an average "everyman" character, a random nobody, that develops an all around better secondary personality called Tyler Durden. Edward's character is ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Did Shosanna make her dress out of a Nazi banner?

In the movie Inglourious Basterds, Shosanna Dreyfus appears as a stunning woman in red on the Nation's Pride premiere. This image contrasts dramatically with her previous appearances in casual (or ...
10
votes
1answer
2k views

How old is Andy in Toy Story 2?

We know how old Andy is in Toy Story because he goes to Pizza Planet to celebrate his eighth birthday. In Toy Story 3, Andy is said to be seventeen and heading off to college. In Toy Story 2, we see ...
20
votes
2answers
2k views

Why does Buzz Lightyear act like a toy around people in Toy Story?

Early in the first Toy Story, Buzz Lightyear believes he truly is a Space Ranger. His struggle to accept that he is not actually Buzz Lightyear, Space Ranger is a key part of the first movie in the ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

What is the story behind Lady Melisandre?

We have seen Lady Melisandre in season 2 of Game of Thrones with Stannis Baratheon, but who is she? How did she meet Stannis?
3
votes
1answer
127 views

Why is Walter White such an effective negotiator?

There are several heated scenes in Breaking Bad where Walter literally buys his life out by convincing his enemies using precise words. But why is he so good at it, he clearly does not have 20 years ...
6
votes
1answer
291 views

What happened to the Shadow son of Stannis after killing Renly?

Melisandre promises Stannis to give a son in Season 2 on Game of Thrones. She births a Shadow/Ghost in front of Davos. He killed Renly Barathoeon. What happened to that shadow, is he back with Stannis ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Is Hannibal's last will to eat himself?

In the early episodes of Hannibal season 3, I understood that Dr. Lecter believes we can change the taste of meats (humans and animals) while they are still alive by feeding them with refined flavors. ...
5
votes
1answer
514 views

Why is Rocket Raccoon obsessed with artificial body parts?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket asks Peter Quill to retrieve a prisoner's leg and he also attempts to get Ravager's cybernetic eye later in the movie. What's with his obsession for artificial body ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

How did Michael “Mike” Ehrmantraut end up working with Gus?

We know that Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad was a former Philadelphia police officer who worked as the Head of Corporate Security at Los Pollos Hermanos. How did he end up working with ...
4
votes
1answer
85 views

NCIS McGee is he theater, or actual geek?

McGee has some textbook "geek" checkboxes: old mac computers online role playing games problem retaining girlfriends However, I don't think McGee does "R", "Python", or "MatLab". What actual ...
4
votes
1answer
162 views

Deeper meaning to Hank's affection with minerals

I've always wondered what was the true meaning of the drastic shift in Hank's interests when he gets obsessed with minerals in Breaking Bad. There are answers floating around the web saying "minerals ...
4
votes
1answer
74 views

Who exactly was Don Eladio within cartel?

Gustavo's revenge on Don Eladio in Breaking-Bad must have meant more than just personal satisfaction for Gustavo. Was Don Eladio running the entire cartel or who was he in general? I assume if he ...
4
votes
2answers
153 views

Why will Dorothy miss Scarecrow the most of all?

Near the end of The Wizard of Oz, after Glinda informs Dorothy she can go back to Kansas, Dorothy says her goodbyes to her traveling companions. When she gets to the Scarecrow, she simply embraces ...
4
votes
1answer
370 views

What happened to Edmure Tully after the Red Wedding?

All the soldiers and commanders from Tully and Stark family were killed during the bedding ceremony of Edmure Tully. What was his fate after this massacre? Did Walder Frey got his own son in law ...
1
vote
1answer
135 views

What do we know about fighting skill of Wights

What do we know about Wights? They are raised by White Walkers and it seems they don't have memory of what they were before dying (as we have seen the Night Watch and wildlings, after becoming wights, ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

How old is the Dude?

Is there any reference as to how old the Dude is in The Big Lebowski? Looks 45ish but I was wondering if there is any reference to it in the movie.
12
votes
2answers
2k views

Did Joffrey believe that he is not the true-born son or heir, but a bastard?

Joffrey in Game of Thrones always seems to believe that it is king's right that he can do whatever pleases him. He justified most of his actions by the same fact. However, he is always challenged for ...
3
votes
1answer
121 views

How did Gale Boetticher end up working for Gus?

In Breaking Bad, Walter needed money to support his family at any cost, however, how would a highly intelligent and independent man like Gale Boetticher end up working for Gus Fring? I know it was a ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Why was a female selected for M's character in James Bond?

Detailed review of M's character in Wikipedia showed that Ian had different real life people in mind while portraying M. Wikipedia states: Fleming based much of M's character on Rear Admiral John ...
2
votes
3answers
140 views

Why did Bran Stark start having weird dreams?

As we saw, after falling from the tower, Bran Stark started having dreams about the Three-Eyed Raven and a tree. Did the dreams start after the fall or was he also having the dreams before that ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Do we ever find out what happened when Gary Parsons hit a woman with his car?

In the show Damages, in Season 1, Episode 8, Ellen Parsons takes some time away from the main plot to help her father with a civil suit in which he hit a woman with his car. The last we hear of it, ...
12
votes
5answers
3k views

Does Hulk care for Bruce Banner

We know that Hulk and Bruce Banner are two different personalities sharing the same body. Bruce Banner mostly doesn't trust the big guy (Hulk). However, Hulk takes over everytime someone tries to hurt ...
-3
votes
1answer
107 views

Is Petyr Baelish (Littlefinger) The most unpredictable character in Game of Thrones? [closed]

In Game of Thrones we have seen Littlefinger betraying Eddard (Ned) Stark, then help his daughter, then kill Joffrey. Is he the most unpredictable character?
2
votes
0answers
61 views

Who is Silas Ramsbottom based on?

The figure of Silas Ramsbottom in Despicable Me 2 looks like a British actor. Look at the top half of his face, the bottom is too exaggerated. The resemblance is strongest when he lifts his eyebrows ...
1
vote
1answer
182 views

Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
5
votes
1answer
283 views

If Scarlet Witch of MCU has the ability to fly, why didn't she attempt to fly earlier?

Apparently Scarlet Witch does have the ability to fly. She's clearly levitating in this particular scene from Avengers: Age of Ultron which I didn't notice until I watched AoU for the 4th time today. ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

Is there some additional Information about the killer couple in The Raid 2?

In The Raid 2 there is a Killer couple. He uses a baseball and a bat, she wears sunglasses, has a destroyed eye, does not speak and uses hammers. Is there some more information about the characters? ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

How did Cruella de Vil and Ursula not age a bit?

In Once Upon a Time, Cruella de Vil and Ursula were not in Storybrooke when they got stuck in Land without magic. So why does their age not change in 28 years? In Land without Magic, people do get ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Why is Kathryn's dog's name Ajax?

In Once Upon a Time, every character seems to have a significant name in Storybrooke, they complement their real names. Even Pongo is a reference to 101 Dalmatians, but why is Kathryn's dog's name ...
7
votes
1answer
5k views

What do the scars on Brad Pitt's back mean in Fury?

In Fury Brad Pitt had scars on his back, which seem to be from a whip. How did he get these scars when he was in the Army and what does it show?
8
votes
2answers
781 views

Where is Rickon Stark?

I always thought being part of the Stark family Rickon is an important character in Game of Thrones. We have not seen him after the 4th season. He left with Bran from Winterfell, however he is not ...
-1
votes
0answers
60 views

On the Jeeves and Wooster TV show does Wooster say “Don’t you know?” much like the character does in the P.G. Wodehouse books?

In the British Jeeves and Wooster ITV TV series (1990-1993) with Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry, does Wooster ever—or indeed frequently—say “Don’t you know?”, like he frequently does in the books? For ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Why did Jamal kill his Norwegian girlfriend?

On the show Tyrant, Jamal kills his Norwegian girlfriend. Why?
1
vote
2answers
54 views

Is Latika from “Slumdog Millionaire” Muslim?

Jamal and Salim are Muslim. Their family was targeted by an anti-Muslim riot, and Salim is a Muslim name, and I think Salim said "Allah Akbar" once. Is Latika supposed to be Muslim? She didn't wear a ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Was Louis Bloom a meth head in Nightcrawler?

I have read the other questions with the 'Nightcrawler' tag and some query the odd behaviour of the film's hero, Louis Bloom. My question is a bit more direct: was he a meth head? This suspicion is ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Who is Mr Robertson?

Near the end of the movie Predestination, the old Temporal Agent said, "We are Robertson". Can someone confirm that John/Jane becomes Robertson, after he has killed the elder Temporal Agent?
22
votes
2answers
4k views

Why do Jerry and Newman dislike each other?

Throughout Seinfeld, Jerry and Newman have an adversarial relationship, marked by the infamous exchange of "Hello, Jerry" "Hello, Newman." While at times they get along (In "The Barber," (S5E8) Jerry ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

Why is Mrs Bale so fascinated by the forecast of the English Channel?

Mrs Bale (the housekeeper of Rocky and Madge in As Time Goes By) frequently provides the forecast of the English Channel. I have noticed that this is often used as a technique of foreshadowing the ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

Question about historical figures and timeline in “Ever After: A Cinderella Story”

I understand that Ever After: A Cinderella Story is a fairytale; however, the film included actual historical figures and references in the film. The historical figures do not coincide with movie ...
3
votes
2answers
809 views

Why was Amir Khan's character named PK?

Can someone please tell me why Amir Khan's character is named PK in his Bollywood film, PK?
2
votes
1answer
46 views

Was Father Mulcahy a Jesuit?

When I see Father Mulcahy (M*A*S*H) every now and again I see him wearing a grey sweatshirt with Loyola (with obvious Jesuit connotations) written across it. I was wondering, is there any indication ...
9
votes
1answer
339 views

Why is Howard Wolowitz' mother not shown in The Big Bang Theory?

In spite of being one of the most hilarious voices in The Big Bang Theory, why was Howard Wolowitz' mother never shown?
6
votes
4answers
18k views

What does Francis Underwood's ring mean to him and why does he bury it?

At the end of House of Cards episode S02E05, when Frank attends the groundbreaking ceremony at the Civil War reenactment site he places (and ultimately buries) his ring in the soil (of what I assume ...
0
votes
0answers
80 views

I Need Help On Finding Out What This Movie Is [duplicate]

I think it has 3 kids, 1 girl, 1 boy and baby. They are brought to this old man's house and he has a tattoo on his ankle, if i remember, and at one point they are left on the train tracks. then they ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

Was Raj playboy or after every girl before meeting Simran

We see that Raj starts trying to flirt and woo Simran in first meet itself in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. That time, he didn't had any feelings for Simran. And later he tries to woo her friend and ...
1
vote
0answers
50 views

With whom is Felicity Smoak in love, exactly?

We have seen till now that first Felicity Smoak was in love with the Arrow, then there were some romantic moments with Flash, then she fell in love with her boss Ray Palmer, then again at the end of ...
1
vote
2answers
232 views

Is there any information if Deadpool will break the fourth wall in the 2016 film?

In the comic book, Deadpool is self-aware of his existence as a comic book character and often breaks the fourth wall. Will they do this in the upcoming film, too? Is there any evidence or ...
2
votes
1answer
79 views

Why does Tony Montana hate Colombians?

In Scarface right after making the deal with Omar Suarez, Tony says he explicitly doesn't like Colombians but the reason is never shown in the movie. What is it?
2
votes
2answers
94 views

How did Klink ever become a colonel?

Colonel Klink (Hogan's Heroes) shows himself time and again as a completely incompetent officer. My question is: is it ever explained how Klink was promoted to the rank of colonel?