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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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In popular culture, freed genies always retain their powers. In myth, Jinn are magical creatures, and their enslavement only limits when and why they can use their powers. In Disney, Genie isn't given much back story of how or why he became an enslaved genie or gained his powers. He's even forgotten his real name after 10000 years. But the movie at no time ...


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Typically, bibles are printed on extremely thin paper, much thinner than a normal book, with a very small typeset. If you look at very old printed bibles, they tend to have fewer books in the Kings James Edition. As such, with the number of books, small size of font, and thin pages, translating the bibles into hand written text would result in potentially ...


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Edison has been stuck on the planet for a hundred years. By the time of his last recording, he already seems to have been mentally and physically affected by the life extending magic. I mean dues ex machina. Only 3 crew members have survived, and it's was shown that Krall has attacked and taken passing star ships and their crews to use as fuel for extending ...


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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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They weren't exactly sure where he was, from IMDB emphasis mine... Colonel Lucas: Your mission is to proceed up the Nung River in a Navy patrol boat. Pick up Colonel Kurtz's path at Nu Mung Ba, follow it and learn what you can along the way. When you find the Colonel, infiltrate his team by whatever means available and terminate the Colonel's ...


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The assault is specifically to torment Jim Gordon, not a random act of violence (as far as all of the Joker's actions are random acts of violence), but it's just done to prove his point. Spoilered due to content: The plot revolves around the Joker's plan to make a point, that any normal person could go insane after just one bad day. He targets ...


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In the film itself: There's no exact explanation possible from known details, but basically you can make a rough guess: Ritter has a "get out of jail" letter from the President so he doesn't care too much what happens - he's safe. There's plenty of evidence of the operation (people who participated) that a single printed page - whose authenticity is ...


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This, and a lot of other similar "unexplainable" horror effects occur in the book, too. (As Dean Koontz repeatedly asserts, he is not a horror writer, but a writer who uses horror effects.) However, there is an in-world explanation, and it's conveniently the same as the meta-explanation you offered yourself: "Was it...just to add a creep factor?" Yes, ...


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Allie asks Noah if he thinks their love is so strong that it can grant miracles and he says yes, which is proven by her memory returning against all odds. She then asks if their love is so strong that it could take them away together, which would be another miracle. Them dying in the next scene shows that their love was so strong that it granted the miracle ...


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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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The official reference novel The Lost Chronicles says this: Walt doesn't know this, but Brian had become afraid of him since strange things were always happening around the boy. The day his mother became sick, Brian saw a bird fly to his death when it hit a window at their home, as if Walt had mentally called it to it's death. Walt seems to have the ...


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TL;DR: Discriminatory policies against Jews came long before the death camps, and the US was well aware of these policies by the mid-30's. The US government became aware of internment of Jews soon after that policy was enacted as well. The existence of death camps came to the attention of the Allied governments by 1942 at the latest, but wasn't fully ...



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