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Was Thanos really committed or just a hypocrite?

The title is extremely vague, because this question contains HEAVY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, specifically the very last scenes of the movie. I can't reasonably put the entire question in ...
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Did Batman break his one rule?

In the final scene of The Dark Knight, we see Batman go on a final confrontation with the corrupted Dent. Dent, hell bent on making Batman and Gordon pay for Rachel's death, flips his trademark coin ...
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Why doesn't Deadpool's healing ability heal his skin?

In the Deadpool movie when Wade his mutant cells get activated, his skin changes so he looks like Freddy Krueger (As Weasel referred too). But he obtains healing abilities and his cancer gets cured ...
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Does Thanos have any inherent superpowers without the Infinity Stones

Throughout Avengers Infinity War movie, we see Thanos fight with one or more Infinity Stones. So he's using their power to win against the Avengers. But does he have any superpowers without these ...
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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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How does Vision lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In some scenes in Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron man, War Machine, and Captain America try to lift Thor’s hammer but they end up failing. At some point Vision lifts it easily. How can Vision lift it?
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What nationality is Bane?

It has been clearly established that Ra's Al Ghul & Talia Al Ghul are Moroccan. And it is assumed that The Pit is in Morocco. Does this mean that we should assume Bane is also Moroccan? Or is it ...
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Where was Thanos before the events of Avengers: Infinity War?

In Avengers: Infinity War, Thanos is depicted collecting 5 of the 6 Infinity Stones relatively breezily (as an easy day's work where only for a moment do the Avengers come close to stopping him). ...
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Why doesn't Hodor speak?

In early an early episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones, "Home", through his magic Greensight ability, Bran sees a vision of Winterfell in the past. He notices a young Hodor, then named Wylis (Walder ...
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What is the real reason for the Joker's scars?

In The Dark Knight, The Joker told different reasons for the scars on his cheeks. Initially he said that his father gave him the cuts on his cheek as a child after his father performed the same act on ...
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What is Penny's last name in Big Bang Theory?

The characters of Big Bang Theory are: Sheldon Lee Cooper Leonard Leakey Hofstadter Howard Joel Wolowitz Rajesh Ramayan Koothrappali Bernadette Maryanne Rostenkowski-Wolowitz Amy Farrah ...
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Does Sheldon Cooper have Asperger's Syndrome?

Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory has many personality quirks, some of which make him a tad hard to take at times. He has difficulty expressing empathy He has a good vocabulary but has ...
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Is the man with no name the same character?

This is a question I tried to find an answer off of a comment by Napoleon on a different question. The man with no name is the central character in what is commonly called the "Dollars trilogy", i.e.,...
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Why does the Amazing Spider-Man not have the natural power to shoot web?

I have been watching Spider-Man movies from the start. The recent movie I watched was The Amazing-Spider Man. But the difference I found in this movie and the last one was that, in this movie the ...
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Who were the other two heroes with Superman in the newspaper article who left?

In Justice League, we see a newspaper article showing three heroes who died (left to their home planets) but it was too fast that I missed catching the faces. Who were the other two heroes who are ...
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Why do we see Tesla "inventing" the machine in "The Prestige"?

I understand the whole magic/cloning/one-upping each other bit in "The Prestige". I don't understand why they specifically needed Nicola Tesla to be the inventor/creator of this cloning machine. ...
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What makes Thanos the most powerful being in the universe?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, when Ronan got stone of infinity on Knowhere and decided to not give the stone to Thanos, Korath told him that Thanos is the most powerful being in the universe. Why is he ...
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Are Movie Stars typically forbidden from appearing in future commercials resembling a played character?

Maybe no one around here would know the answer to this, or maybe it varies wildly, but I'm curious to know whether or not it's typical for movie stars to be forbidden from resembling the character ...
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Why does Davos care about Jon so much?

In the second episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones Davos approaches Melisandre and asks her to use her powers to resurrect Jon Snow. This means that he decided to ask a woman he strongly ...
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How did Captain America use this power?

Avengers: Endgame has given us a huge "sigh of relief" when Cap lifted Mjölnir. But as we know from Thor: Ragnarok Mjölnir was just a way for Thor to channel his power of lightning. I repeat "THOR's" ...
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What happened to Red Skull at the end of Captain America - The First Avenger?

At the end of Captain America - The First Avenger, when Red Skull and Captain America are fighting on a plane, Red Skull holds the Tesseract in his hands. And soon a portal opens to another space ...
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Is this thing a wight or a White Walker?

Major spoilers for "Beyond the Wall" (Game of Thrones, S07E06) In "Beyond the Wall" (Game of Thrones, S07E06) we see the newest member of the army of the dead ... Usually, from what we have seen (...
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Where was Valkyrie?

There are a lot of discussions happening presently regarding the opening of Infinity War, and specifically the absence of Valkyrie from the Asgardian refugee ship. Tessa Thompson, who plays the ...
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Why is Bane not a Mexican wrestler?

Now before I say this I understand that The Dark Knight Rises was set in the real world and not in comics but the Bane in comics was hilarious. Are there any comments from Christopher Nolan or Tom ...
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What is the reason for choosing Mary Jane over the Gwen Stacy in the 2002 Spider-Man movie?

As per the original storyline of Spider-Man Gwen Stacy is the first serious love of Peter Parker (Betty Brant is the first relationship of him which never worked). Then why did Marvel/Columbia ...
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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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Is there any explanation for Lou Bloom's mannerisms and personality in Nightcrawler?

In Nightcrawler, Jake Gyllenhaal's character, Lou Bloom, has noticeably strange mannerisms as well as (arguably) a lack of empathy. What could be the reasons for this strange behaviour?
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Wasn't the Dark Knight against killing criminals?

In Batman vs Superman, why does the Batman have no trouble in killing goons while rescuing Martha Kent, when we know that the Dark Knight is inclined towards lawfully trying criminals rather than ...
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Why isn't Bruce Willis's character in the Sixth Sense self-aware?

Why doesn't Bruce Willis's character realize he is dead? If I remember correctly, the plot takes place several months after he is killed. Shouldn't there have been some clues during that time? They ...
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Do Star Trek characters wearing red shirts have the highest death rate on the original show?

In many episodes of the original series of Star Trek (Star Trek TOS) a team will be selected to beam down to the planet (or wherever the action was in the episode). This will have major characters ...
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Is this character hallucinating in "Stormborn" (S07E02)?

During a scene in "Stormborn" (Game of Thrones, S07E02), Arya Stark runs into an old friend in the Riverlands... Near the end of that scene, Arya says, "That's not you." Does this mean she ...
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Does Thanos intend to exert his plan on each planet individually or the entire universe as a whole?

According to Thanos's plan in Avengers: Infinity War, which of the two statements is true: Thanos intends to kill half the population from the whole universe, randomly. or Thanos intends to ...
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Why did Severus Snape present himself as evil to Harry?

Professor Severus Snape was a very important character throughout the Harry Potter series. He played very important roles in Harry's life as well as in Hogwarts fortune. His works were admirable and ...
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What did the Joker want to prove in The Dark Knight?

In the movie "The Dark Knight", what did the joker really want to prove? I mean burning all the money, killing few innocent people and creating chaos.
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Who's the random kid standing in the gathering at the end?

At the end of Avengers: Endgame, there's a gathering... During it, they move the camera over several characters, often Avengers grouped together. One person they pan over is a single teenager with ...
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What happened to Bruce Wayne/Batman's knee?

Early in The Dark Knight Rises, Bruce is seen limping with a cane. Some characters allude to an injury sustained from a fight, but we never see this in The Dark Knight. At the conclusion of that film, ...
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Do the kids from Stranger Things have any analogues to the Dungeons & Dragons game characters?

Netflix's web television series Stranger Things seems to have many analogues to the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, especially as they call the monster "Demogorgon", which ended up being in ...
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Can Thanos change his color?

Thanos appeared three times in post credit scenes of MCU films and lastly in Infinity War trailer. Each time MCU used different colors for Thanos. Why is that? I am not a comic book reader, Can he ...
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Is Captain America back with Iron Man and the Avengers?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming while Happy (Jon Favreau) is loading the plane at Avengers Tower he mentions a "prototype of Cap's new shield". Does that mean Captain America is back with the Avengers and ...
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How old is SpongeBob?

How old is SpongeBob? I don't mean how old is the series, I mean what is SpongeBob's age if he were a real person. I ask because his age seems to be ambiguous in the show. He has a full-time job He ...
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Was Jake Gyllenhaal's character in Nightcrawler a sociopath or psychopath?

In the movie Nightcrawler (2014), is the character of Jake Gyllenhaal psychopathic or a sociopathic. How do you identify?
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How was this character poisoned in Warcraft?

In Warcraft, towards the end of movie we observe the Guardian Medivh changing sides and starting to emit green light instead of blue. I might have missed that part or misunderstood but how exactly did ...
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Why did Ramsay strike him?

In Game Of Thrones S06E09, after the battle, inside Winterfell, the giant is on his knees and Jon Snow is standing besides him when Ramsay strikes the giant in the eye with an arrow. The giant was ...
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How and why did T'Challa have the Black Panther power already?

In Black Panther, during the ritual they have to strip-away T'Challa's power before he can compete with M'Baku for the throne. But, why does he have the power in the first place? Didn't he have to ...
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Did The Big Short movie change names or conflate characters?

The movie The Big Short is based on the true story of the 2008 financial crisis as told by Michael Lewis in his book of the same name. The movie does a very good job of telling a story full of ...
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Explanation of Bruce/Batman's nightmares?

In Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Batman/Bruce is having nightmares. I do not understand that, what are those nightmares all about? And who is this guy?
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Why did he say "You are right about him" to Batman?

In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, In a dream sequence a red suit character appears through a portal and it appeared like Flash to me. So why did he (maybe Flash) tell Batman that he is right ...
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Why was the killer's face never revealed in V for Vendetta (2005)?

Why was the killer's face never revealed in V for Vendetta (2005)?
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Why did Walt tell Skyler he did that?

Why did Walt tell Skyler he killed Hank in Breaking Bad? Was Walt trying to send a message? Was he trying to protect Jack's men?
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Tony's Private life in Spider-Man: Homecoming

I really don't know how to do this in terms of spoilers, but here goes... After watching the end of Homecoming, it appears that Is there any in-universe explanation for this change from the way the ...
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