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Why didn't Aldrich Killian use the fire-breathing in close combat against Tony Stark?

When getting Rhodes out of the suit, there is a scene showing Killian breathing fire. Why did he not use the same against Tony Stark when fighting him at the end of the movie? Or why did he not use ...
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Was Iron Man 3 originally planned to be released around Christmas?

I just watched Iron Man 3. The whole story takes place during Christmas. It gives a feeling that we are watching a movie in the holiday season. I found it a little awkward because I was watching a ...
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Why was the removal of the shrapnel just “thrown-in” at the end?

That tiny little arc-reactor, that damage to his body, that was as much a part of him being Iron Man as his motivations to escape his prison. Yet, it was simply just thrown-in like some sort of ...
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How did the bad guy actually die in Iron Man 3?

I just watched Iron Man 3 and something confused me about the demise of the bad guy, Killian. Towards the end of the movie Tony Stark pinned Killian to the wall with his Iron Man suit and it self ...
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Does Tony Stark really have PTSD or just a fear of things to come?

In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark seems to display what can be assumed as PTSD due to his dealings with the chitauri and the events surrounding New York that took place during The Avengers However, is this ...
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Why didn't Tony Stark order Jarvis to save Pepper Potts?

In the beginning of Iron Man 3 when Extremists attack on his house, he uses his suit to save Pepper's life. The same could be done in the end part of the movie when Pepper Potts was falling from 200 ...
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Why was there no extraction plan in S01E07, “The Hub”?

In S01E07 of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., two members of Coulson's team are tasked by the Hub to go into enemy territory to disable a weapon of some kind. One of the threads of the plot uncovers ...
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How did Trip enter the alien city unaffected?

In Agents of Shield S02E10, Trip returned to the alien city without Fitz and Simmons and, more importantly, without the hazmat suit to disarm the bombs. How did he not get infected with whatever that ...
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Why does no one suspect this character towards the end of Season1/Beginning of 2?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Coulson and his crew are shown to be very weary of Agent Triplett when they discover that Agent Garrett was a Hydra agent. Why does nobody suspect Agent Ward, especially ...
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Why doesn't Agent 33 take off her mask in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 2?

So, I'm midway through watching the second season of Agents of SHIELD on Netflix, and one of the Hydra agents (referred to as Agent 33) disguises herself as Agent May early on in the season. But even ...
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Female comedian, early 1990s on HBO

I need the name of the female comedian who did a stand-up comedy special on HBO in the early 1990s. She was a thin brunette with curly hair, blue eyes. A big part of her routine was a bit where she ...
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Was Mulder's abduction planned from the beginning of the series?

I remember a long time ago being told that Mulder's abduction was not part of the original plot of The X Files and only happened due to financial negotiations going wrong between David Duchovny and ...
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People wake on spaceship, computer lies to each person, he/she was the only survivor

I've seen a trailer not too many weeks ago where the things described in the title happened. It was a mainly white spaceship with a computer which told everyone who woke up, he/she was the only ...
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Olivia Godfrey's reflection in the mirror

Olivia Godfrey, a 150+ year old vampire (or more exactly, a upir), can see her reflection in the mirror. One episode, pictured below, makes a big point of showing this to the audience. Is she ...
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Why does Neo's cubicle not look like the workplace of a programmer?

The Matrix is not a movie with an overdose of realism. But parts of it take place in the normal "real" world. We see Neo at work in his software company in his cubicle before the Agents come to his ...
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Who is the man from U.N.C.L.E.?

I just watched Guy Ritchie's The man from U.N.C.L.E., but since the U.N.C.L.E. team was officially formed on the end of the movie, I didn't get it; who was the man from U.N.C.L.E.?
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Why does the Underworld team release their movies exactly with 3 years gaps?

The Underworld movies have been released 3 years apart each: Underworld - 2003 Underworld: Evolution - 2006 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans - 2009 Underworld: Awakening - 2012 You can see that each ...
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Why did Cigarette Smoking Man lie about ever having killed another human being?

In the Season 4 episode "Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man", we see CSM personally kill both JFK and MLK. However, when he and Deep Throat are confronted with killing an E.T. in the modern day, he ...
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Is the Orange Is The New Black lay-down alarm real?

In Orange Is The New Black, there's an alarm periodically that causes inmates to lie prone on the ground. How similar is this to real correctional facilities?
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Did Keanu Reeves actually know martial arts when he acted for the movie “The Matrix”?

Did Keanu Reeves actually know martial arts when he acted for the movie "The Matrix"? If no, how did he act in the movie? Do he actually know any kind of Martial Arts?
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Why are there typically no more than 24 episodes in a TV Season?

I noted that there is typically a maximum of 24 episodes per a season in a TV show. What is the reason for that?
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472 views

Independent movie where a woman investigates her twin sister's death

There is a cheap movie that has a similar set up to Double Vision that I want to say was made in the 90's or early 00's. The first twin dies or is murdered and the twin sister pretends to be her to ...
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Why does the Hulk always move away from the town in every movie? [closed]

In each movie the Hulk is in, he is found and he is being asked for help. Then why does he always leave the town?
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How did Jaqen H'ghar end up in the dungeons of King's Landing?

Jaqen H'ghar from Game of Thrones is obviously a ninja-like fighter and has shown his incredible skills. How did such a great fighter get caught and end up in the dungeons?
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What was Thor doing?

During Avengers: Age of Ultron, after Scarlet Witch messed everyone and they ended up at Hawkeye's place, Thor took off to find some answers for what he saw. He ended up contacting the scientist ...
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What do we know about Strucker?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron Strucker was a HYDRA agent that was at the facility with Loki's scepter. It seemed that the Avengers knew who he was, but I was at a complete loss as to who he was. What ...
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What is the reason for Hulk's decision at the end?

In the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron we get the new roster of Avengers and this is not a new thing, it always happened in comics and cartoons.
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Can someone explain how Ultron feels pain in this particular scene?

I am talking about the scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron where Scarlet Witch supposedly makes Ultron feel pain. I mean the total human concept of really feeling pain/emotion is abstract and ...
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Why did Ultron want a flesh body?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, the titular robot compels a Korean scientist to make him a body into which he plans to transfer his consciousness. Why? Such a body would seem to make him vulnerable to the ...
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What makes Ultron the person he is?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron Tony Stark and Bruce Banner use what seems to be some kind of artificial intelligence bound in the Infinity Stone from Loki's scepter to refine a global peace A.I. that Tony ...
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Who are the two stars in Avengers who support superheroes?

I am not much familiar with superhero-type movies, so please let me know if I am wrong somewhere. The last time I watched The Avengers, I thought that all the team members were supposed to be ...
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Who's the burnt guy brought in?

In the last scenes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, after bucky pulls Capt Rogers from the water, and sets him aside, he walks away. several minutes later, we see paramedics, bring in a guy, ...
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Which related films do I need to watch before watching Avengers Assemble?

I am going to watch "The Avengers", and I was wondering do I need to have watched any of the films such as Thor, Iron Man, Captain America etc to understand Avengers?
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Why did Captain America give Nick Fury a ten dollar bill?

When Captain America walks onto the bridge of the ship, he gives Nick Fury a ten dollar bill. Is this because he is amazed by the ship or is it some reference to the fact that he is from a time when ...
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What does Captain America mean by 'I have seen her (Black Widow) flirt upclose'?

In the movie Avenger: Age of Ultron Captain America tells Hulk that 'I have seen her flirt upclose' about Black Widow. What does that mean? Is that some dialogue theatrics or is there any reference ...
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How does Captain America reclaim his shield in The Winter Soldier?

Captain America and his chums are captured by the forces that have corrupted S.H.I.E.L.D., who truck them off for assassination. They are freed by Maria Hill, who had infiltrated the enemy forces, and ...
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What did Captain America mean after being kissed by Black Widow?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Black Widow kissed Captain America in the shopping mall to avoid getting caught, Black Widow asked him if he still feels uncomfortable while Captain said: ...
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Why do we say that Captain America is the first avenger?

We already know that Captain America is the first avenger. There is a Thor in the avengers team and he is older than Captain America. Why do we call Captain America the first avenger?
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Captain America Winter Soldier fight scene strangeness

Referring to the scene in Captain America: The Winter Soldier where 'Cap and company infiltrate that S.H.I.E.L.D. ship which had been taken over by terrorists. There was a fight towards the end of ...
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Why didn't Tony Stark take back his Mark 2 Armor that was used to create War Machine?

Iron Man 2 saw James “Rhodey” Rhodes take Stark’s silver Mark 2 armor and with the help of Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell) turn it into the heavily armed War Machine. For Iron Man 3, Marvel ...
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What is Mrs Healy drawing on the wall?

In season 3 episode 1 of Orange is the New Black, there is a flashback where Sam Healy's mother exchanges some dialog with the young Sam Healy. Essentially the scene is designed to show that Sam ...
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How did Tony Stark get his new suits?

So from the very beginning of Avengers:Age of Ultron we see Tony Stark flying around as Iron Man, we also see the Iron Legion and an automated repair room for them. There is also "Veronica" The Hulk ...
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How could the President be held captive in the Iron Patriot?

Tony Stark's suits are designed to be controlled from inside. Why didn't the President just use it to fight his captors? How can it be used as a prison to transport him? Was it remote ...
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What is the problem with powering the Mark 42 suit?

In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark has a problem powering the Mark 42 suit. There is a key scene where he has a panic attack because the young boy says the suit is not charging. There is also a scene where ...
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Did Tony post guys outside of Happy's hospital room and have them require badges to get in?

Quote from Iron Man 3, emphasis my own: [as Hogan lies in hospital critically injured, Tony is sat in his room when a nurse walks in to check on Hogan] [...] Tony Stark: Uh...mind ...
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In Iron Man, why is Tony Stark fooled for so long?

In the first Iron Man film (2008), Tony Stark is betrayed by someone close to him and it takes him (a demonstrable genius) several months to realize it. Why does he not realize as soon as he gets back ...
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How are the Iron Man suit scenes filmed?

In all three movies, you see Downey Jr (as Tony Stark, and occasionally Cheadle as Rhodes/War Machine) in the namesake suit, either completely covered, or with the head open or having the suit put ...
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Pepper's comment about Latin

In Iron Man 2, Pepper and Tony are discussing Natalie and there's a discussion about Latin. Pepper explains that you can read Latin but you can't speak it? I thought Latin was commonly spoken in ...
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The Italian from Leverage

The Italian form Season 3 of Leverage belongs to some agency which is, as far as I know, never explicitly named in the series. Are there any ideas about what that agency is?
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How did Veronica get from Earth's orbit to Wakanda in a matter of seconds?

From the looks of it, the containment chamber and the Hulkbuster in Avengers: Age of Ultron seem to be floating in Earth's orbit. My question is, how did it get to Wakanda in a matter of a few seconds ...

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