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The Omnidroids were robots with AI designed to learn from every battle, adapt and defeat it's enemies. The typical villain hubris trope, his own creation turned against him when Syndrome "attacked" it. The Omnidroid V.10 was just doing what it was made to do. And that was to intentionally go for the remote when it detected that it was a threat to itself and ...


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The communication delay was in fact addressed in the movie. Here is a link to the scene with Director Ridley Scott's commentary. Around 3:25 Tim makes a sarcastic comment about the limits of the communication with Mark, including the delay. "Are you receiving me?" "Yes. No." [Vincent] Okay, point the camera at "yes....


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Ok...I'll take a shot The "fireball" is actually the front of a blast wave emanating from the point the alien ship fired straight down. In various clips it can be seen that it's a ring of fire. So it's possible that if she could somehow have avoided the fire going round corners*...the door to the 'safety area', in fact, remained open after the dog (...


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This is a common movie technique, and I have often asked myself the same question: If the character is the one affected, why are we (in the form of the camera) seeing things not from his point-of-view, as you might expect, but only with his mental state coloring things. Here's a really common, similar example: A character remembers something. We flashback. ...


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Further to the accepted answer, there is a visual cue to the Omnidroid AI's thought process during the scene. It's clearly been programmed to destroy the city and anyone who gets in its way - and tries to attack Syndome, suggesting that (apart from the effect of the remote) the Omnidroid doesn't recognise Syndrome as "master" - just as another person to be ...


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In Arrow S04E20 aka Genesis, a shaman named Fortuna explains that the idol channels darkness and death but it can be countered by opposing force that channels light and hope but during practice Oliver failed because his internal darkness was more. In the last episode when all the citizens start rioting, it was Oliver who inspired them and gave them hope. ...


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The mind of Fuller-1999 does not escape to 2024. The mechanism of the consciousness escaping from the simulation is explained by Whitney early in the film (before we know that this can happen): While my mind is jacked in; I'm walking around experiencing 1937; my body stays here and kinda holds the consciousness of the program link unit. From this ...


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They gloss over the delay for effect, but it does show that a crowd of people at NASA headquarters and the JPL are waiting around for replies. Especially when he is live. The Delay is addressed multiple times though. And according to the book and movie, at some points, depending on where Mars and Earth are relative to each ...


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From What I remember It Was her original programming to kill him and the explosion must have reset her to factory settings (F*#k you Apple). From My knowledge of real-world electronics, I suppose its possible that the explosion could have corrupted a hard drive or part of a hard drive and that forced the CPU to boot in safe mode which would would boot with ...


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I think that interlude, like much (or all) of the movie, was symbolic of an aspect of romance in real life. Specifically, I think it represented how so many people in real life -- to avoid loneliness -- attempt to pair up with someone who is not really a good match. He was getting desperate as his time to meet someone was running low. So he focused on the ...


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Colonel Mortimer's sister is a good person She has just witnessed her lover (or in the novel her new husband) gunned down, and been raped. Her world is devastated, however she is a Christian (we see her crucifix and see the Colonel Bible when we first see him). She is not a murderer, even in revenge for such crimes. She decides she cannot take any ...


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Thou shalt not kill. There's a crucifix hanging in her bedroom. Suicide is debatably a sin. Murder is not up for debate. And unless you're psychotic, it's not as easy as the movies make it out to be. When you hang a man you'd better look at him.



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