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In Spider-Man 2 Why does Parker lose his powers?

This has always bothered me. In the comics and cartoons Spider-Man started to lose his powers because his mutation started changing him. In the movie it seemed like it was his self-esteem which makes ...
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Is there any particular reason for Esther to wear the dress instead of casual dress?

I understood the reason behind her wearing those bands around her neck and wrist, when the director of the mental hospital revealed she had scars in her wrists and neck. She used those bands to cover ...
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Did John Connor fall in love with a Terminator?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, did John Connor fall in love with Cameron (Terminator) who came back from the future to protect him? Did Cameron also have feelings for John Connor?
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Was the Starfleet officer connected to the later series?

In Star Trek Beyond, we are briefly introduced to a high-ranking Starfleet officer, Commodore Paris. In the original timeline, Voyager had Admiral Owen Paris, and his son Tom Paris. Is Commodore Paris ...
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Sulu's Daughter's Parentage?

How is Hikaru Sulu's daughter related to him, in both the old and new timelines? Adopted? Surrogate? Gene spliced or other technological means? From an older relationship?
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In which scene does the uncredited demon character appear?

After reviewing the IMDB cast list for the movie The Ninth Gate, I noticed there was an uncredited "demon" character played by Jane Bradbury. I just recently watched the movie, and have seen it ...
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Did Cameron betray John Connor?

In the final episode Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles season 2, when Cameron meets John Henry, he is asking Cameron "Will you join us?" After that John Connor finds Cameron's body but her chip ...
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Why did Jordan kill herself?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles season 1, 3rd episode John and Cameron are entering a new school. When they came to the school they saw some kind of drawing on the school wall and they also ...
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Why does Buddy Pine call himself Syndrome?

Buddy Pine, the villain from The Incredibles, goes by the name Syndrome. But it's not really clear why. Many of the other superheroes have names that are either fitting their abilities (e.g. ...
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Are Movie Stars typically forbidden from appearing in future commercials resembling a played character?

Maybe no one around here would know the answer to this, or maybe it varies wildly, but I'm curious to know whether or not it's typical for movie stars to be forbidden from resembling the character ...
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Why did Amenadiel almost die?

In Lucifer's final episode of the first season we saw that Amenadiel almost died because of Maze's knife. But for Lucifer it was nothing. In previous episodes Maze threw knives at him. Assuming that ...
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How can Wanda Maximoff (The Scarlet Witch) be realistically imprisioned in the MCU?

In Captain America: Civil War, when Tony visits the Raft, a floating prison in the middle of the ocean, we see Wanda in a straight jacket in her own isolated cell. Makes sense considering how powerful ...
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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 ...
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What nationality is Bane?

It has been clearly established that Ra's Al Ghul & Talia Al Ghul are Moroccan. And it is assumed that The Pit is in Morocco. Does this mean that we should assume Bane is also Moroccan? Or is it ...
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Why was Banner's first name and profession changed for the 1978 television series?

In the comic books, Banner's character is named Bruce Banner (from what I have read, "Robert Bruce Banner", though I'm not a diehard enough fan to know the origin of that) and he is a physicist. I ...
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What happened to Jim Paprocki's brother?

I recently watched Locked Up Abroad's episode Plane Crash Marijuana. A key character is Jim Paprocki's brother (whose name I can't recall). In the episode it isn't explained what ever happened to him ...
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Is Pikachu's gender ever confirmed?

I was recently having a discussion about Pokémon, and it came up that none of us were sure whether Ash's Pikachu in the series was male or female. Some (myself included) always thought it was male, ...
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Is Cameron becoming human?

I have a question about the season 1 finale of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, "What He Beheld", when Cameron is getting into the vehicle and it blows up because of a bomb and her CHIP was ...
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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?
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Why does Rust keep checking for his pulse?

The character Rust, played by Mathew McConaughey in the TV series True Detective, Season 1, has quite a number of quirks or ticks. One of them is to check his pulse at times. His hand reaches out to ...
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Did John kiss Cameron?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, John and Cameron seem to have some kind of deep connection. Is there any scene of John and Cameron kissing or hugging each other, even in the deleted ...
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What is the significance of “The Girl in Red” in Schindler's List?

"The Girl in Red" is a character talked about as much as the movie itself! However, I don't exactly understand the significance of the character itself and the usage of the color. Wikipedia ...
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Why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes?

In the movie "The Equalizer", why does McCall time himself with the stopwatch in a lot of scenes, what's the benefit of that? Like when Nikolai showed up at his front door.
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Why are Theo and Tabitha Galavan of different skin color?

From the TV series Gotham, we know that Theo and Tabitha Galavan are brother and sister. But how can they be siblings when their skin color is so different? Is there an explanation provided somewhere?...
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Why does Sophie wear the jacket inside out?

In The BFG, Sophie is given clothes by the friendly giant. One of the items is a red velvet jacket. After she picked it up, she flips it inside-out, and wears it with the red velvet inside. I don't ...
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What is the nationality of Felonious Gru?

I wonder what is the nationality of Felonious Gru from the movie Despicable Me. I have seen the movie both in English and Spanish, and both voice characterizations makes me think that he is East ...
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Does Wolverine still have his adamantium claws after the change in events?

Wolverine ends up changing history from 1973 and manages to change the outcome of the future. In the scene where Wolverine gets pulled from the bottom of the bay and onto the boat, General Stryker (...
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Was Cameron jealous of Riley?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles season 2, when John Connor starts a relationship with "Riley", Cameron seems to be upset. In Episode 17 - "Ourselves Alone" Cameron was trying to kill Riley, ...
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Does Bran Stark have this power? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones season 6 we have seen that Bran possesses the power of But as far as we have seen, Bran can see only Except one is confusing: in one vision Bran saw So my question is can ...
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Why are goats used as a symbol for yoga/meditation?

In both Ice Age: Collision Course and Zootopia goats are used to represent yoga and meditation. Why?
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Who made Falcon/Sam Wilson's suit?

Where and who made the Falcon's suit in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Is it that Sam Wilson obtained that advanced suit, along with all the high tech gadgets like the drones etc (Captain America: ...
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Why does James Bond prefer to call Max Denbigh “C”?

At the beginning of Spectre James Bond first meets Max Denbigh, the head of the new Joint Security Service that's supposed to merge MI5 and MI6 into one. He choses to call him "C", though: Bond: ...
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Who are the other three superheroes in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

When Wayne sends an email to Wonder Women, she sees three other superhero videos in it. Who are they? Do they appear in any other superhero movies?
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Explanation of Bruce/Batman's nightmares?

In Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Batman/Bruce is having nightmares. I do not understand that, what are those nightmares all about? And who is this guy?
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Does Natalie sleep with Leonard in Memento?

In Memento, Natalie and Leonard pass the night together in Natalie's house after Leonard has killed her boyfriend, Jimmy. Natalie is undressing Leonard, uncovering his tattoos and touching his body. ...
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Why did Teddy ask to change the place where the picture was about to be taken?

In the end of Memento (and beginning of its story), Lenny wants to take a picture of Teddy. Does anybody have a clue why Teddy asked to change the place where the picture was about to be taken? ...
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Did John Locke have a mental condition?

In Lost series, John Locke becomes obsessed with his father who betrayed him. John drives to his house every day and just observes his father. It gets to the point that John trades his beloved for ...
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Why did Tommen recuse himself?

In Game of Thrones, Season 4 Episode 6 "The Laws of Gods and Men", The newly crowned King Tommen recuses himself from the trial of his uncle Tyrion Lannister who has been (falsely) accused of ...
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Why did Chewie not get a Medal or anything?

In Star Wars, why did Chewbacca not get a medal when the others did, during the celebration ceremony for the destruction of the original/prototype Death Star?
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How does Jessica Jones drink but not get drunk?

I have just watched a few episodes of the Jessica Jones show and couldn't help but notice that she drinks a lot of hard liquor. Yet we do not see her ever acting or feeling intoxicated. Why? Is that ...
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Why does Jacob Black change his hair style?

In the Twilight series Jacob Black has long hair to begin with and then he changed it when he transformed into a wolf. Why did he do that?
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Why did Severus Snape present himself as evil to Harry?

Professor Severus Snape was a very important character through out the Harry Potter series. He played very important roles in Harry's life as well as in Hogwarts fortune. His works were admirable and ...
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Why did Ramsay strike him?

In Game Of Thrones S06E09, after the battle, inside Winterfell, the giant is on his knees and Jon Snow is standing besides him when Ramsay strikes the giant in the eye with an arrow. The giant was ...
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Does Wallace Keefe know Lex Luthor's plan in Batman v. Superman?

I was re-watching Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice the other day, and I was thinking... Did Wallace Keefe (the former Wayne employee who was crippled when the building collapsed) know that Lex ...
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In how many movies has Jack Nicholson played an insane/mentally compromised character? [closed]

I realized that I think of Jack Nicholson by far foremost for his portrayal of (clinically or comically) insane characters. What movies has he played such a character, and (roughly) what proportion ...
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Why doesn't Lucifer show Decker & Linda that he's the real devil?

In the tv series Lucifer, he claims that he is the devil. He basically tells everyone that he is the devil. Which he is... . Yet Detective Chloe Decker and his Therapist Linda Martin don't believe him....
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Why did the cops shoot Danny even though he stopped pointing the gun at them?

I recently saw a movie from 1984 called Teachers, with Ralph Malchio, Crispin Glover and Morgan Freeman. The character in the movie, a 16 year old stoner named Danny who had schizophrenia, anxiety, ...
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What kind of pills was Tommy Riordan taking?

In the movie 'Warrior', we see Tommy taking pills and he is later forced to give them up by his father after requesting his help in the training for the tournament 'Sparta'. So, what are these pills ...
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Doc Ock's actual motivation?

In Spider-Man 2, I understand that Doctor Octopus is being controlled by his tentacles, but what is his actual motivation for rebuilding the "device"? What does he hope to achieve by doing this? ...