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He is referring to Atticus Finch from "To Kill a Mockingbird." In that story Atticus Finch was a lawyer who staunchly defended a black man whom everyone in town believed was guilty. Jameson calls Peter that because of Peter's rush to defend Spider Man.


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Frankly, Lucas wanted giant mega cities and shiny tech everywhere. But Money and Technology just wasn't there at the time. According to wikipedia: The concept of a city planet in the Star Wars universe originated with the initial drafts of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The planet was called Alderaan, and much of the action in the film transpired on ...


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In addition to the answer @Yetisasquatch gave, chemicals used in the making of soap are also used to make the explosives that go off in the credit card companies at the end of the movie. The fact that they use human fat is also relevant because Tyler Durden's philosophy in the film revolves somewhat around the disdain for gluttony and people going through ...


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To add onto the other useful answers here, Star Wars is usually considered a Space Western. A characteristic of the genre is that you usually don't see major urban centers, as westerns usually take place on the edges of civilization, where the law is weak and adventure can be imagined.


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Well it's not hidden. Yep he made soap ..... out of human fat or blubber if remember a few funny scenes. There's a scene where they have a bag of human blubber! It adds probably a great creep factor to the character IMO. Article on this subject.


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Low-tech is relative. Sure, Tatooine is a desert hell-hole with moisture vaporators and everything. But they have plenty of technology - just not as much as other places, which is also very much related to the fact that Tatooine is very sparsely populated. The typical example of a very high-tech world would be something like Coruscant - a planet-wide city ...


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This answer will contain many spoilers if you haven't seen the entire show. First you must understand who/what the smoke monster is. from Lostpedia: The Man in Black was a centuries-old inhabitant of the Island. He was once a normal man with dark hair and steely eyes, but an encounter with the Heart of the Island, brought on by his brother Jacob, ...


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Memento is an English word Memento (noun) - something that reminds one of past events; souvenir The ties to the film, what with the tattoos, notes, pictures etc are thus laid bare


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It's probably (technically) a cordial glass. These are teeny glasses that are often wine glass shaped but are designed to only hold two ounces or so, which is the serving size of most cordials. In the film, it's being used as a tasting glass, which is usually done in the full-sized glass already on the table or brought to the table when the wine is ordered. ...


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I believe it's because he simply doesn't want to. In the series, he flashes his eyes to people who have committed some sort of sin, such as the man on the street or the little girl in the school who had bullied Chloe's daughter. He appears to do this out of a mixture of anger and amusement. Whilst we don't know the final effects on the bully or the man on ...


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The object were presented by Richard in Season 4, Episode 11 "Cabin Fever". The presented object were (See this page in Lostpedia) A brass compass A baseball glove An old book whose cover bore the title, "Book of Laws" A vial of granules A comic book, Mystery Tales issue 40 from April 1956 A wood-handled knife Locke claims that the knife was his. ...


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Its referencing Marilyn Monroe quotes from the 1950's, around the same time the show is set: More overtly erotic than Dorothy, and way cannier, Lorelei doesn’t give anything away. She’s learned the hard way — being seduced and abandoned by a man back in Arkansas — that sex is a commodity: she’s got it, and men should pay for it, preferably in carats. As ...


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The issue I have with this isn't so much with the question but rather the answers. At the time of asking, any of the above could have been true. But now, it is outdated knowledge because of what we are told about the Wuxi Finger Hold in KFP 3. So, there isn't really a correct answer to give on this topic. Everything comes down to interpretation and ...


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The Puppet Master was a computer program who became sentient. Ever since PM kept itself hidden and observed the world and humanity and questioned its own existence. It wanted to be alive and not just a computer. While it defintely had the faculty of intelligence and sentience, it still couldn't call itself alive. Using its own words: The Puppet Master: I ...


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In addition to sanpaco's answer the reason why The Man in Black can go to the Hydra Island is because that island is essentially part of The Island as both islands are moving together through space and time. This means that he in fact never leaved The Island when going to Hydra and didn't break the rule.


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The Title is not in Spanish. It is in English. Memento is one of those words that multiple languages have in common, because of it's Latin (Roman) roots. It's english etymology. memento (n.) c. 1400, "Psalm cxxxi in the Canon of the Mass" (which begins with the Latin word Memento and in which the dead are commemorated), from Latin memento "remember," ...


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Sherlock's hatred of his father is explained in Elementary Season 4, Episode 14 titled "Who Is That Masked Man". During that episode as Sherlock is investigating the death of Sabine he reveals to Joan that he blames his father for his mother's death. His father threw her out and due to prenuptial agreement she was living in a small rundown house that ...


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It's a reference to the Roman: Quintus Caecilius Pomponianus (born Titus Pomponius; c. November 110 – 31 March 32 BC),1 better known by his cognomen Atticus, was a celebrated editor, banker, and patron of letters from an old but not strictly noble Roman family of the equestrian class and the gens Pomponia. He is best remembered as the closest friend of ...


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It appears that the film tells the following story: Originally there was only one Universe - the Primary Universe, where all mankind was living. At some point in time an "Incident" had happened "when the fabric of the fourth dimension became corrupted and a Tangent Universe was created. There is no indication in the film when this Incident had happened. It ...


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Whatever Gilligan says, I think the character is meant to elicit some sympathetic or empathic reactions from the audience. We wouldn't be interested in him if the character wasn't designed that way. Early on we have a great deal of sympathy as he is an ill, underpaid teacher facing a bleak future and we don't know how he will provide for his family. We ...


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Actually I would like to add slightly altered observation from the other answers. I just saw this movie. Lovely movie. reff link : Take Shelter (2011) : Plot Ending Explained The storm that happens where Curtis, Samantha and Hannah run to the shelter is real. The only point to be noted is that, the storm is a regular storm, not a giant one like what Curtis ...


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I have never felt that Chance walked on water, even though the movie teases that possibility. What we see is Chance walk out on to a pond unfazed, sort of bemusedly looking around, and then dipping his umbrella in the water to see how deep it is (quite deep indeed). But consider: All of what Chauncey is is what others perceive him to be. By contrast, ...


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Yes, the girl was real. In an earlier version of the script (dated 12/8/95), the version of events, along with Garland White's thought process is delineated much more clearly along with a scene that was deleted from the final draft in which the girl's mother comes looking for her. Given that the little girl (Debbie) is happily waving at the plane, the scene ...


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Timeline Remnant - Due to the protection of the Speed Force, although Eobard Thawne's ancestor (Eddie Thawne) killed himself his timeline is still intact as a Timeline Remnant. The Grandfather Paradox that Eddie causes when he kills himself starts to destroy the timeline starting at the present, and simultaneously towards the past and future, when this is ...


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Timeline Remnant Speedsters have some immunity to changes in time. As we are told multiple times, only they will remember the changes in time that they make. "It's possible Eobard was in the Speed Force, protecting him like a bomb shelter, keeping him alive and his time line intact. It's what's known as a “timeline remnant”. (Wells-2, Season 2 "Reverse ...


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The information we were given having seen the doll, the pool, etc seems pretty secure. I don't think Con Air is a very subtle film overall, and if you read this or look at it's ratings you'll know what I mean. Its main quote is 'put the bunny back in the box' and the bunny itself was thought of by Nic Cage, who then added some very basic significance and ...


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Full of himself, yes. He's the common english/slang use of Narcissist, but not the clinical use. And even that's contentious, as there is opposing views on Narcissistic Personality Disorder being a valid issue, if NPD should be folded into a broader category, or if it should stay as it's own diagnosis. (2010 arguments over the DSM 5 changes to Personality ...



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