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If it took thousands of years for Kal El to get to earth from Krypton, then how old is superman?

I'm referring to the first few minutes of the 1978 Superman movie with Marlon Brando. Jor El comments on the amount of time necessary to travel to earth but Clark arrives here and looks like a 3 or 4 ...
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Third character in 10000 km?

The film 10000 km (Wikipedia, IMDB, Mubi) is about a couple with a long distance relationship between Barcelona and Los Angeles. It is almost entirely shot in two apartments, and throughout the film ...
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Why is John Malkovich in Deepwater Horizon omitting words?

In Deepwater Horizon, John Malkovich says phrases like: You nervous as cats. or We a big company, Mike, BP. or So they the big picture. They the little picture, like you and the ...
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How does 'Agent Doe' end up where he does in Predestination?

In the movie Predestination, one of the pre-climax scenes shows that the barkeep (Agent Doe) turns into the Fizzle Bomber by killing his future self. This is described in the timeline on the main ...
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What is the relationship between Steppenwolf and Darkseid in DC Extended Universe?

In DC comics, Steppenwolf is the uncle of Darkseid but their relation was not made clear in Justice League (2017). I've read many CBR and other sources which contradict each other about it. A few ...
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Are the two main characters in the movie inspired by any particular singer’s personal life or biographies?

In the movie A Star is Born, I couldn't help but notice the resemblance of Bradley Cooper's look to Chad Kroeger and Lady Gaga's look being very similar to Lana Del Rey. I couldn't also help but ...
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Was Dominika really that cold-blooded?

In "Red Sparrow (2018)", Jennifer Lawrence's character kills two people in cold blood before both the hotel incident and joining the secret agency. What those people did to her was unforgivable- ...
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Why is Eve portrayed as manipulative and outright rude?

In Mother! (2017), if I am not wrong Michelle Pfeiffer's character is supposed to be Eve. Why is she shown to be as she is in the movie? I didn't understand her motives and her interaction with "...
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Does Thanos just instinctively know how to use the Infinity Stones or was he preparing beforehand?

Dr. Strange needed the book of spells to learn how to manipulate the Eye of Agamotto and control the time stone. How does Thanos know how to use the reality Stone after just getting it and the Space ...
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Was Aku created? If yes, who created him and granted him powers?

The Wiki says: ”Aku was the main antagonist of the series Samurai Jack. Born from a cosmic of black mass darkness…” Samurai Jack, Wiki. Did Aku always exist? Or was he created? Who gave him ...
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Why is Sméagol from Lord of the Rings talking to himself alone?

When I watched one of the Lord of the Rings films (don't remember which one), I saw Sméagol talking to himself and it made me feel uncomfortable. Why does Sméagol talk to himself?
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Why did this character leave the Lethal Weapon tv series?

Why was the character killed off the Lethal Weapon tv series after only 2 seasons? It seemed sudden and rushed and given the importance of the character to the movie franchise it doesn't really make ...
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What event led to Eddie Brock leaving New York City

In the movie Venom, Eddie Brock and his fiancée Anne discuss an event that caused him to leave New York during a date. They lightly allude to the situation from different perspectives, one saying he ...
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Why did Cap lose his temper in Avengers?

We all know Tony was the arrogant one among the Avengers from the very start. He was always about himself, considered himself above all, etc. Cap, on the other hand, is the ideal man, he carries his ...
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What does Hiroshi Abe (阿倍) do in Legend of the Demon Cat (妖猫传)?

I've watched Legend of the Demon Cat (妖猫传; IMDB; Wikipedia) a number of times now, but I still haven't figured out what this guy does I might not have understood primarily because I watch the ...
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Did Yoda live on a hill? [closed]

I had the following dialogue with my mother this morning, which took an unexpected turn Me: All this time gone by and only now do I find out that Yoda has a surname, it's Layheehoo Her: Oh, that'...
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In LOK, Toph Beifong is shown as big chief of police and in another season it shows as a small old woman? [closed]

The reason I’m asking this because, in this Legend of Korra Out of the Past yukone's trial part 1 it showed a grew up Toph, and in this video Su, Lin and Toph vs. Kuvira | Full Fight it shows ...
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Why was this character mentioned in the News in the final moments of Bodyguard?

Towards the the end of the last episode of Bodyguard series 1, the Chief of Police is watching a television news report summarizing the results of the investigation into the bombings. The head of the ...
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Did Holly get transferred because David Wallace was jealous of her and Michael?

Did David Wallace from The Office transfer Holly back to Nashua because he had a crush on her and was jealous of her and Michael's relationship? On the surface it appears that he came to the Crime ...
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How did Cull Obsidian's hand grow back in the battle of Wakanda?

In the fight scene near the Sanctum Santorum in Avengers: Infinity War Cull Obsidian's hand got cut off by a closing portal, but in the battle of Wakanda it was grown back to normal. Does he have ...
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David Rossi's age in Criminal Minds

Bios have David Rossi from Criminal Minds born in 1956; but in Vietnam in 1969. Impossible, since he would only be 13 at that time. What explains this contradiction and what would the character's ...
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Is Father Leviatch suicidal/depressed?

In the movie Lady Bird (2017), why did Father Leviatch quit being the director of the plays? Is his sad past being told by one of the girls really true? Why did he and Ladybird's mother meet and talk? ...
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Why was Kato's name never changed?

In the Green Hornet his partner is Kato. Why did he not have another name when not fighting crime? Like Britt Reid is the Green Hornet, Bruce Wayne /Batman, Dick Grayson/Robin and the list goes on.
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Is Thanos the *only* survivor of the collapse of Titan?

Is Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War the only survivor of the collapse of Titan? Where are his fellow Titans? Do the comics shed some light on this or is it just considered not important?
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Characters moving on after break up [closed]

In The Big Bang Theory episode The Plimpton Stimulation, Penny says the following: Penny: Hang on. Leonard: Hmm? Yeah? What? Huh? Penny: We just broke up. Leonard: What, uh, you and ...
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Why does Thanos leave Thor alive?

Being Odin’s son, Thanos probably had some kind of trepidation about Thor. Whether Thanos did have it about Thor or not, way why does he leave Thor alive and not just finish him off in Avengers: ...
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Dr. Strange's preoccupation with time before being entrusted with the Time Stone

At the very beginning of the movie, we see Dr. Stephen Strange ask a colleague to cover his watch while in the operating room. We then see Strange looking through his vast collection of watches just ...
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Who is the kid on the DVD cover of Totoro?

DVD box cover: Movie: https://video.disney.com/watch/at-the-bus-stop-my-neighbor-totoro-4d7fff1b07bfda973adbb234 Satsuki's hair is very short and can't be tied in double ponytails. She's a few ...
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Implications of Ares picking her knife instead of reloading her gun before the climax fight

In John Wick, Chapter 2, after the climactic fight, Wick checks Ares' empty gun and reloads it using her own ammo. She could have done so and shot him instead of engaging in a knife fight. Was ...
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What is Stuart's full name?

What is the full name of comic center's owner Stuart from The Big Bang Theory? Why don't they say his full name like they do for others like Sheldon and Raj and Howard? I feel he is mostly ignored by ...
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I am Groot? translation: Is there an English translation for all of Groot’s dialogues?

In the Guardians of the Galaxy films we can gather by how he says it and by how a character that understands Groot responds as to what was said or asked, but do we have or will we ever get, subtitles ...
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Is Nebula actually Thanos’ daughter or another adopted daughter like Gamora?

Nebula looks like she's same colors as Thanos but so much of her is different. Is she an actual daughter of Thanos? If so, can she wield the infinity gauntlet too?
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Why “Jack Ryan”…when it isn't? [closed]

The body of work from Tom Clancy regarding Jack Ryan runs so contrary to the material in the new Prime series "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" that other than the name and very few other factors "this" Jack ...
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Possible continuity error in The Nun?

At the end of the movie The Nun, we see that Frenchie's real name is Maurice. And as they are leaving the Abbey, an inverted cross appears on his neck indicating that he's possessed. The scene cuts to ...
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Why is Tony Stark so arrogant in the MCU?

We see in The Avengers that Tony Stark is not a Team Player, he does not play well with others. In every movie, including the Iron Man trilogy, he behaves a little rudely with others. Why is Tony ...
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How many gadgets does Gadget have? [closed]

I know that Inspector Gadget has a dizzying amount of gadgets, but does anyone know how many gadgets Inspector Gadget actually has?
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How does Chigurh know where to go to find Moss when the transponder isn't beeping initially?

Just rewatched this masterful film, No Country For Old Men. A few things came to light from having watched an interview with the Coens, Brolin and Bardem on YouTube. A couple things, though, ...
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Was Mathis a traitor?

Was Mathis a traitor? I know that in Quantum of Solace Mathis was cleared of his innocence. However I believe that his character was written as a villain in Casino Royale. Why would Le Chiffre say ...
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Why did the Joker rob the bank?

Why did The Joker rob the mob's bank in the beginning of The Dark Knight when he didn't care for money at the end of the film?
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Who are the nine Pirate Lords?

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End mentions the Pirate Lords. It states that there are nine Pirate Lords. Hector Barbossa tells a story about Calypso and how the Bretheran court acts on binding ...
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BBC Sherlock - addictions [closed]

Are Sherlock's addictions good for his mental condition? I noticed he avoids alcohol (rarely drinks), but used to smoke (still does, on occasion) and does / did drugs. As if drugs and cigarettes ...
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Why did Hank Pym choose Scott Lang?

In the movie Ant-Man (2015), Hank Pym tells his daughter that he thinks he found a guy to take on the Ant-Man persona. He then apparently sets up an elaborate scheme to get Scott Lang to break into ...
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How was Thanos able to defeat Hulk in Infinity War without using any stone?

In the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War we saw that Hulk started beating up Thanos easily but suddenly Thanos overpowers him. Probably, the only way that would be possible, would be because Thanos ...
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Has Emilio Estevez ever made a cameo as Charlie Sheen's brother?

So I know Martin Sheen has made several cameo appearances on shows that Charlie Sheen has been the star, Spin City and Anger Management, as Charlie's father. My question has his real life brother ...
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Was Billions character Craig Heidecker based on Elon Musk or Steve Jobs?

In Billions s03e04, the Farpoint rocket exploded with Craig Heidecker on board. I assumed the character was based on Elon Musk, but in a comment on this youtube clip of the explosion someone said ...
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Why do so many characters on The Office have the same first names as the actors who play them?

The Office has 4 characters who have the same first names as the actors who play them. Angela, Phyllis, Oscar, and of course Creed Bratton (who goes by his actual full real name). For the sake of ...
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Who is “the Butcher out of A.C.?”

In The Sopranos S6E3, when Christopher calls the Wiseguy in their film idea "The Butcher", Silvio goes "need I remind you of a certain Butcher out of A.C.?" Who is Silvio referring to here?
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When did Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm get introduced?

I know they were introduced in the later seasons, but I'm not sure exactly when Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm were introduced respectively. When were they introduced into The Flintstones anyway?
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Did Perry Mason ever lose a case?

Did Perry Mason ever lose a case and if he did how many cases did he actually lose?
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Who is the man who fails to engineer dinner with Julia Montague?

In episode 2 of Bodyguard (the 2018 BBC drama), Home Secretary Julia Montague meets a man for dinner. It transpires that none of her other friends have been told to attend, even though she was ...