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Why are mice in cartoons (almost) always depicted as good guys?

Mice are pests destroying human crops. They have been hunted without mercy for hundred of years. Humans domesticated cats to keep them away from their houses and granaries. Poisons and traps were used ...
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Are either Perfume or Hannibal Lecter Franchise inspired by each others' source materials?

I just recently watched the German TV series, Perfume released and distributed internationally through Netflix. The series is inspired by the 1985 historical fantasy novel, Perfume: The Story of a ...
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Did the Infinity Stones get destroyed after the snap?

So after the snap, we clearly see that the gauntlet is destroyed or at least damaged, but we see Thanos disappearing using the Space Stone to go somewhere else. So my question is, now that the ...
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How could Isildur cut Sauron's finger?

In Fellowship of the Ring it is shown that Isildur cut the finger which holds the One Ring from Sauron's hand. But at that time, Sauron was very powerful because of his wearing the Ring. So how could ...
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Who was making silent calls?

In the beginning of the film "Bug" we can observe how Agness is plagued by silent calls, that she believes were made by her ex-spouse Jerry. Originally I thought it was Peter, who is kind of crazy ...
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Why does the TGV Train stop at the end of movie?

At the end of Mission Impossible (1996) the TGV train goes into the tunnel and the helicopter follows. When a driver/pilot of the train sees the helicopter following them, he informs the main driver ...
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Do I need to see The Incredibles to understand Incredibles 2?

I want to show Incredibles 2 to my girlfriend, but she hasn't seen the first one. Does she need to see it first? Or maybe, what information from the first part is necessary to understand the second?
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Why didn't they send more complex data through the wormhole?

When I was answering some older Interstellar related question, I had to re-watch some parts of Interstellar. I've noticed one thing about wormhole and data they were able to send (back) through it. ...
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Why didn't Hermione help Dobby when his life was in danger?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, we see Bellatrix throw a dagger after Dobby saved Harry and co., and in the aftermath we see Harry begging Hermione to give him anything that could ...
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Which dimension did the radioactive spider which bit Miles come from?

In the movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, after being bitten by the radioactive spider, Miles go back to his graffiti to check the dead spider again. At this point the spider is shown glitching ...
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How did the first terrorist know John McClane was a cop?

In the iconic Christmas movie Die Hard John McClane discovers terrorists infiltrating the Nakatomi plaza. In his first encounter with a terrorist, McClane gets the drop on him but the terrorist says ...
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Was the submarine attack genuine?

When King Orm (Patrick Wilson) goes to meet King Nereus (Dolph Lundgren) for the first time, they get attacked by a submarine. The submarine shoots torpedoes at them without provocation. It is then ...
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How did Hank Pym's wife age in the quantum realm?

In the movie Ant-man and the Wasp, we learn many things about the "quantum realm" including the fact that it exists beyond time. Later on in the movie, when Hank's wife finally gets rescued, she is ...
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1answer
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Why can't the daughter go into the basement?

In A Quiet Place, Lee Abbott (John Krasinski's character) won't let his deaf daughter go down into the basement? Why? She even hesitates going down there when her mom and brother are running from ...
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1answer
187 views

Why do they have to be barefoot?

In A Quiet Place, the characters are always barefoot. Why can't they wear soft soled shoes? It seems dangerous to be barefoot (you could step on a nail sticking out of a step), and it would get too ...
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2answers
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What are the rest of seven underwater kingdoms?

In Aquaman, it was said multiple times that there are seven underwater kingdoms in need to be united, and that was even used in early Aquaman posters: But in film I can only see Atlantis, Kingdom of ...
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4answers
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Why didn't Dormammu try to steal the Time Stone?

I learnt from this question that Dormammu is a being who lives beyond time. Generally, when you reverse time, you reverse everything including the memory of the person existing inside the time. ...
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Time jumps in Star Wars

I have always been a little bit confused about the time generally in Star wars and time jumps between each episode. According to this, there is a time zone in Star wars and it is based on Coruscant ...
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1answer
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How can people get killed in the mirror dimension?

In the mirror dimension in Doctor Strange, one cannot affect the real world. Doctor Strange: The Mirror Dimension. You can't affect the real world in here. Who's laughing now, a$%^ole? ...
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1answer
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What happened to Aquaman's suit?

The Aquaman movie happens after the events of Justice League. In Justice League we see Aquaman fighting with the others wearing some sort of a suit. Where did he get the suit? In Aquaman we don't see ...
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What is the ending music of Rick and Morty S3 E1? [migrated]

I'm wondering what the music is at the end of S3E1, where Rick has his speech to Morty in the garage. I couldn't find this anywhere, and any of the songs that are referenced aren't the one I'm ...
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4answers
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Why didn't they change the future in Arrival?

Just watched Arrival and now reading reviews and discussions to comprehend the movie. The aliens could see the future and know that they would need help from humans in 3000 years, that's why they ...
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Did the Sea-Monster serve king Atlan?

In the movie Aquaman, Aquaman is attacked by a sea monster who says something like: "no one has conversed with me since king Atlan" and the monster calms down, later the monster fights with Aquaman (...
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Why didn't Teresa Jump?

In Maze Runner: The Death Cure, the city WCKD had taken has fallen to the Right Arm. At the end of the battle, after Janson dies, and Thomas and Teresa find themselves on the roof of a building, they ...
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1answer
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Why do some Atlantians need water breathing suits?

In the new Aquaman movie there are a number of scenes where Atlantians are seen on land wearing suits filled with water so they can breath. In some of the fight sequences we even seen their suits ...
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How did Tally know beforehand that they found Amelia?

In the movie, The Nice Guys (2016), Tally calls Jackson and Holland and tells them that Judith wanted $100,000 in cash. Then Holland tells her that they found Amelia, and Tally tells them that she ...
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What are the major themes of Alien: Covenant?

This film is deeper and more layered than most people (certainly critics) seem to realize. Much has been written about the recent film Arrival, but very little about Ridley Scott's recent ...
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Why did Emma remember Jessica while others did not?

In The Miracle of Christmas, the two-part finale of Timeless, Emma Whitmore asks for Jessica, but the other person in Rittenhouse doesn’t remember her. Because of that, Emma realizes that history was ...
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What is the state of Rittenhouse following the finale?

In the two-part finale of Timeless named “The Miracle of Christmas”, Emma Whitmore is killed. What is the state of Rittenhouse following that? Benjamin Cahill presumably returned to custody after ...
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Could Doyle have survived?

I have been reading some Interstellar facts and came across one which caught my attention. It is not really a fact though - more like assumption. Here it is: Although Doyle is presumed drowned ...
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Meaning of a movie shot type with too little of a leadroom

Sometimes in movies a character is shown in an interesting way. It's usually shot from a side and he or she is facing the frame with little to none of a space between their nose and the edge of the ...
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Why there is a hole in William's shoe? [closed]

In Falling Down (1993) there is a hole in William's shoe. I can't understand where did the hole in his shoe come from.
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Is this a water dispenser in the kitchen, in “Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City”? [closed]

The screenshot's from Ep. 43 of Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City. Is the machine pinpointed by the red arrow, a water dispenser that filters incoming tap water? I see no water cooler ...
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Did Alonzo intentionally miss Jeff's vest in Training Day? [closed]

Referring to the scene where they raid Roger's house and have to fake the bust. Alonzo wants it to look like Jeff was shot twice upon entering the house and done arguably at point blank range. What ...
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Who closed the gates of the Lonely Mountain with stones while Smaug was inside?

In The Hobbit movie series the door of the Lonely Mountain was closed and protected by a stone wall. The dwarves break open the doors with a giant bell in the end but who built that wall and what was ...
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Were Sansa and Arya aware of Littlefinger’s deceptive plan all along?

Littlefinger’s plan in Game of Thrones season 7 was to turn Sansa and Arya against each other, and in the end it was he who was executed. So did Arya and Sansa know they were being manipulated by him ...
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Why did the pirate team not put on their re-breather units?

In Aquaman, When the Father/Son Pirate team thought they were going to drown, why didn't they put on their (scuba) re-breather units?
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Why did Venom only eat heads?

Venom needs food for himself other than food taken by Eddie for himself. Sometimes Venom prefers human flesh as food while Eddie has no interest in it. In one scene when Eddie crashed with his ...
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Why didn't Vision follow Ultron's path through the internet and destroy him remotely?

Ultron got to Sokovia from Shield headquarters via the internet. Why didn't Vision follow the same path through the internet to destroy Ultron from within? That way the Avengers wouldn't need to ever ...
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Crop duster to F/A-18 Pilot - how feasible?

In the movie Independence Day, one of the characters ends up saving the day by flying an F/A-18 fighter jet into the Alien Mothership. That character's only previous experience flying was crop-...
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Who is Aegon Targaryen?

In Game of Thrones season 3 somewhere Jorah Mormont said that a dragon is worth more than any army and Barristan Selmy confirmed it with saying that: Aegon Targaryen proved that. And in the season ...
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Why is this music box given a prominent role in the credits scene?

1: Nenokkadine is a Telugu psychological thriller film starring Mahesh Babu and directed by Sukumar. In the opening credits scene of this film, a musical instrument is given a prominent place. From a ...
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Why is there a crown on Diana's head?

In the Christmas special episode of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina 'A Midwinter's Tale' we see Sabrina's mother Diana. And she helps Sabrina save the baby from Gryla. Diana was wearing a crown during ...
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Did Hector vanish while Miguel ran to Mama Coco?

So, in this question we learned that Miguel ran to Mama Coco, since she was the only one whose memories were valid to keep Hector "alive" in the dead world. However, when Miguel arrives to his house, ...
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Why is the scientist kidnapped and brainwashed?

In The Ipcress File, Harry Palmer is tasked with finding and recovering Radcliffe, a British scientist who is suspected to have been kidnapped by a man named Grantby. Palmer does recover the ...
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Was Thanos part of the possible 50% that he want to kill? [duplicate]

So, Thanos's goal was to bring balance to the Universe by eradicating 50% of the living. I wonder, was he part of the general population that could have died? In other words, but killing half the ...
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Why does the “Thug Life” sign change in “Ralph Breaks the Internet”?

I was watching this trailer + scene compilation of Ralph Breaks the Internet, and while going frame by frame as they're entering the internet (0:09 in the video), I noticed something odd. There's a ...
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Why does Ariadne's totem work?

In Inception, Cobb's totem was a spinning top, that in reality would stop spinning eventually. Arthur's totem was a special dice, that in reality would roll a particular number more often. Ariadne's ...
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Why was it necessary to rescue Saito from limbo?

In Inception, one of the last scenes (and actually the very beginning scene) is Saito being approached by Cobb to both retrieve him and remind him about their arrangement. But did that action really ...
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When Saruman began cutting lumber from Fangorn Forest was he aware of the Ents' existence?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, was Saruman aware of the Ents' existence when he was cutting them down and using them for fuel?

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