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Differences in plot or character among Game of Thrones TV adaptation and book

I have not read the Game of Thrones books. But at the same time I have heard of people complaining that there has been deviation from the plot and a lot of characters merit more development and ...
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Can Brandon only control Hodor?

In series three of Game of Thrones Brandon Stark is revealed to be a Warg. Jones tells him that he is the only Warg he has ever seen to be able to control humans. Even to date we have only ever seen ...
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What is Dominic Toretto's personal code?

My sense is that, for Dom from the Fast & Furious series family takes precedence above all else. Beyond that, honor seems to be critically important, but because Dominic is an outlaw, his ...
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Is this body in “Jessica Jones” a character in “Daredevil”?

In "Jessica Jones" episode 11 AKA I've Got the Blues Jessica and Trish search for the body of an old man. In the first morgue they visit the morgue technician says: Weird thing. He got hit by a ...
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Why doesn't Voldemort have a nose?

I was wondering why the Dark Lord from the Harry Potter series has a very different appearance. The bald head, white skin and of course the nose. He has slits for nose. Is there an explanation to his ...
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Why did Spielberg use fictional characters (informants Louis and Papa) in Munich

Background to the Movie Steven Spielberg has said, that the Munich is about vengeance, regret and dilemmas one faces when making hard personal decisions, while visualising empathy and human ...
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How is professor Mc.Gonagall present in Crimes of Grindelwald?

Is there any official explanation or quote regarding the appearance of Professor McGonagall in 'Crimes of Grindelwald', given that McGonagall is born in 1935 (CoG takes place in 1927 or 1928)? Was ...
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What exactly does Dan in “Seven Pounds” do to help Will Smith? What was the plan?

In the movie Seven Pounds, Ben (Will Smith) and Dan keep talking about the plan. What exactly was the plan and how did Dan help him with it? In the end Dan talks to a doctor or someone and convinces ...
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What is Stitch?

Stitch is a cute and fluffy alien and is the titular character of Disney's Lilo and Stitch. But what type of lifeforms are Stitch and the other experiments created by the mad scientist Jumba? Though ...
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What was John Doe's backstory in the eponymous TV series?

The show John Doe from 2002/2003 was cancelled before we found out who John was or where he came from. Does anyone know more about that? John was such an interesting character -- had amnesia, could ...
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Who was the horned creature Luthor was seen with in Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition?

In Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition, we see when the SWAT team goes to arrest Luthor, there is a horned demon like creature who suddenly vaporizes. Does anyone know who that creature is and what is ...
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What are the parallels between Angier/Borden and Edison/Tesla?

In The Prestige, Angier and Borden's rivalry seems to be inspired by The War of the Currents. Are there any parallels between the characters of Angier and Borden with Edison and Tesla?
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Will Billy Batson grow up to look like Shazam?

In Shazam the child Billy Batson is able to transform into the eponymous hero that is an adult-like character in looks (face + body). But do we know if Shazam's look is Billy Batson's future look? I ...
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What's the exact problem with Raj?

In The Big Bang Theory, Rajesh Koothrappali is a guy from India who befriended Howard and became friends with Leonard, Sheldon and Penny. Since the very beginning of series, it is shown that Raj has ...
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Is Franz Oberhauser related to the original Blofeld?

Note: spoilers for Spectre ahead! In Spectre, we meet Franz Oberhauser (Christoph Waltz). He later reveals he now goes by the name "Ernst Blofeld", and has a scar just like the original Blofeld. But ...
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What is Judy's and Nick's relationship?

At the end of Zootopia we observe that Judy and Nick have become really close to each other but are they maintaining a best friend type relationship or a romantic relationship? I think that it is only ...
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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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How can Spider-man lift the Winter Soldier's metal hand so easily?

As I saw, the Winter Soldier's metal hand is very powerful. And in many combats with the Avengers it's been shown. But in Captain America: Civil War, when both groups are combating, Spider-Man, here ...
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Is Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman) from Pulp Fiction the same person as The Bride in Kill Bill?

I was watching Pulp Fiction tonite and I suddenly realized that Uma's character makes reference to her failed pilot, Fox Force Five, and her character's prowess with knives. It made me think of her ...
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Who are all the people at the funeral?

In Avengers: Endgame near the end we attend Iron Man funeral but there were few faces I was not able to recognize. I do recognize the kid from Iron Man 3 and the Avengers but some civilians were ...
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Why Aslam Khan character was introduced when he had no further siginificance?

In Baahubali: The Beginning, Persian warrior Aslam Khan was shown but why didn't he have a role in Baahubali 2: The Conclusion? What is the significance of his scene with Kattappa when he was never ...
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How is Casey's history related to the movie?

How is Casey's history related to the movie Split (2017)? Casey has an uncle who rapes her since she was three. I can only imagine what she must have gone through, but somehow it feels like this is ...
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The character of Weyland in Prometheus and Alien vs. Predator

Is Mr. Weyland a great grandchild of the Weyland in Alien vs. Predator?
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Can we guess the religion or caste of Naseeruddin Shah's character in the movie “A Wednesday”?

The lead character in A Wednesday does say that he won't reveal his name, but I guess there are subtle clues about his identities. Has anyone given thought in that direction?
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Hindu names for Muslim characters in “Master of None”

Why did Aziz Ansari choose Hindu names (Dev and his father Ramesh) for Indian Muslim characters in "Master of None"?
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Why doesn't the Flash have lightning fast reactions?

This has bothered me for a while now in The Flash. Barry can run faster than anyone or anything and while running, he almost never bumps into anything. You would assume you need a super fast reaction ...
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Where were original Batman and Joker before?

Okay so I was watching Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker. And it seems the original Batman and Joker were away somewhere for sometime before returning to Gotham of Terry McGinnis. I didn't get to ...
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What is the source of Dr. Dolittle's ability to talk to animals?

In the Dr. Dolittle film series, how does Dolittle talk to animals? Is it just a genetic trait? A gift from God? Alien experimentation? Did one of his ancestors sell his soul to the devil, or get ...
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Why does Tom not want to leave even if his son is dying?

Quick recap of Tom's life in Interstellar: everyone he loves dies. He loses his mother, his father, his first son and his grandfather. After his dad spends Tom's childhood making it clear he prefers ...
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Has Carol become unrealistically unhinged?

Carol, the former Babysitter Of The Year, has had an edge to her for some time. However, in the most recent episode of The Walking Dead, titled "JSS", she seems to be bipolar. In one moment she's ...
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Was Roohdaar intended to be the replacement of Hamlet's father's ghost?

In the film Haider, as I mentioned in another question, supernatural elements were avoided in the film in comparison to Hamlet which it is based on. But there was one character named Roohdaar, which ...
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Why is Hugh Jackman not going to continue to portray Wolverine?

According to several news sources, Hugh Jackman has decided not to continue to play Wolverine in films after the upcoming The Wolverine sequel: Hugh Jackman Will Play Wolverine “One Last Time”: Is ...
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Ragnar's injury after the Paris battle

In Vikings, in the first attack on Paris, Ragnar jumps from the tower, hits his back on one of the siege towers and then hits the pile of dead bodies. After this, it is shown that he is injured, but ...
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Who was that guy in the movie 'Spy' 2015?

I recently watched the movie 'Spy' released in 2015 and at one point of movie where Susan (Melissa McCarthy) was in Rome to track and report Rayna (played by Rose Byrne) mission and she saves Rayna ...
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Why was Lagertha made mother of Bjorn?

According to historical story/myth, Tale of Ragnar's sons (Old Norse: Ragnarssona þáttr), Bjorn's mother was Aslaug. Yet in the 2013 show Vikings, Bjorn's mother was Lagertha. Why was this change made?...

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