Questions tagged [marvel-cinematic-universe]

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Why hasn't Extremis filled the gap in Killian's brain?

In Iron Man 3, Killian shows Pepper a live feed of his brain [1]. He then claims to show her evidence that the human brain hasn't finished evolving--there is a clear gap present [2], a gap which, when ...
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Meaning behind Agent Coulson's number plate (easter egg?)

At the end of Iron Man 2, we see Coulson arrive in the New Mexico desert in a silver car. We are treated to a somewhat unnecessary close up of the car's number plate. 8RE-2Z1 Everything in the MCU ...
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Are anomaly sequences in Animatrix: Beyond and Thor 2: The Dark World both paying homage to something?

In both movie main characters enter an abandoned area where strange physical anomalies are occurring. After watching both sequences back-to-back, I noticed that there are some common ways in which the ...
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Danny's phone in Iron Fist

In episode 11 of Iron Fist Danny says to Davos after breaking his phone because hand may track them, that he left his phone back at the compound. But he has a phone in the next episode when Bakuto ...
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Origin of nickname “River Lily”?

What's the origin of the nickname "River Lily" that Ego called Meredith? He refers to this nickname at least twice in the movie, so I suspect it has a special origin. Does it come from somewhere ...
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Is the expansion of Ego's seed referenced anywhere else in MCU?

In the second half of Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 Ego activates the seeds This takes place in 2014, when there are at least a couple organisations functioning with the purpose of protecting Earth ...
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How was S.H.I.E.L.D. funded in the dark days?

After S.H.I.E.L.D. has been compromised by Hydra, it went dark without any government support. How was the agency funded then to pay their highly trained staff, contractors, bills, airplanes (e.g. ...
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Do Daredevil's foes know about his condition?

I recently watched the two Daredevil seasons and was wondering if Daredevil's enemies know that he is blind. In the last episode it was apparent that the ninjas knew about his blindness as they did ...
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Why does Skrull's clothing not return to their original form when they die?

How come when a Skrull dies they change back to their natural form but their clothing does not? In Captain Marvel, when Fury crashes the car, a Skrull dies and changes back to their original form ...
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What is new Thor's form?

This question contains spoilers. Please return if you don't want it. My question is in regards to Thor's new form. The one where he has lightning all around him. If I'm right, this is the King Thor ...
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Why did Iron Man give a different treatment to Dr. List?

In the beginning of Avengers: Age of Ultron (see clip), Strucker's Hydra base is raided by the Avengers, but it looks like the Avengers try to stun, not kill. It's especially highlighted when Iron Man ...
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Why didn't Peter use EDITH against the fight with the fire monster?

Peter Parker had a multi billion dollar defence system available to him but did not use it in the fight against the fire monster Spider-Man: Far From Home. Why is this?
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What did Ultron mean by “You want to protect the world, but you don’t want it to change” and was it related to what he did to Strucker?

Ultron claimed the Avengers were hypocrites for trying to protect the world without wanting to change it. What did they he expect them to do to stop being hypocrites? Regardless of other means Ultron ...