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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How did Fitz and Simmons come back in Agents of SHIELD S03E02

At the end of season 2 of Agents of SHIELD, Jemma gets taken to a different planet by the black monolith. In episode 2 of season 3, the SHIELD team arrive at an ancient British chamber which was ...
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How did Rocket know how to extract the Reality Stone?

In the movie Thor: The Dark World we come to know that once the Reality Stone (Aether) has taken a living being's body as a carrier host, it is extremely difficult to extract it. When Jane Foster asks ...
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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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Where did Falcon's pistols go?

In the movies, Falcon has a pair of machine pistols that he uses to good effect in combination with his flight suit, making for a rather unique fighting style. But in The Falcon and the Winter ...
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Was Liz Toomes drawing at the beginning of Spider-Man: Homecoming showing us something important?

I have downloaded a high-quality picture of that drawing from Pinterest. It's not the original one, but it's completely the same. Liz Toomes had sketched the battle of New York on a paper. The drawing ...
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MCU: Is Thor bulletproof?

In Avengers: Infinity War when the Guardians find Thor, he is alive even when his spaceship was destroyed by the Power Stone. Later Gamora says: It's like his muscles are made of Cotati metal fibers.....
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What Marvel MCU and TV show cross-overs have there been?

Marvel has apparently made it clear that their TV shows are not always canon with its cinematic universe. I understand that even Agents of SHIELD, which used to adhere to the MCU quite closely, has ...
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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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If there's only one timeline, why did the Ancient One beg the differ?

While If there's only one timeline, how could Doctor Strange have seen 14 million of them? was theoretical (people commented Doctor Strange may have seen only potential timelines), if there is ...
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Did Ava a.k.a the Ghost kill agent Stoltz?

In Ant-Man and the Wasp Ghost attacked the corrupt FBI agent Stoltz when he was trying to put Hank Pym's shrunk lab in the back of his car at the woods. After that scene, there's no mention of his ...
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What was Groot doing during the fight between Drax and Ronan?

On Knowhere, Drax calls Ronan, and just after he arrives, the Guardians steal some pods. Rocket tells Groot he can't fit in the pod and to wait for him until he gets back. Drax then attacks Ronan. ...
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Is there a canonical reason as to why Bucky got “nerfed” throughout the MCU?

In Winter Soldier we see him going toe to toe with multiple Avenger-level people including Black Widow, Falcon, and Captain America himself. Obviously we can attribute this to his training and status ...