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Why Doesn't CLU Visit Flynn Earlier?

In Tron : Legacy, When Quorra initially rescues Sam she tells him that Rinzler and co. can't follow them off the grid. But then when Quorra and the Fylnns go back into grid city, CLU and his cronies ...
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Who is the guy holding a big axe in “Captain Marvel”? Does he have any connection to anything else?

I just watched Captain Marvel and was confused and didn’t know who this guy with a big axe is. Is there any connections to a movie like Guardians of the Galaxy?
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Does XXXX have a name in the movie?

In Layer Cake, I understand that we, the audience, do not know XXXX's real name (and it doesn't seem like we could know it, via hints in the movie, etc.). However, XXXX does have a name that the ...
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Why was seventeen chosen to be the age allowed to see an R-rated movie instead of sixteen or eighteen?

I've been curious about this for a while, though I really haven't found any kind of an explanation as to whether the choice of 17 as the allowed age for R-rated movies was completely arbitrary, or if ...
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Why does Surtur say that Thor is Asgard's doom?

At the beginning of Thor: Ragnarok Surtur tells Thor, "I am Asgard's doom and so are you". Isn't Thor the good guy? Then why does Surtur say this?
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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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If Agent Smith is just an AI program, then how could he end up in the real world?

In the movie The Matrix Revolutions, Agent Smith possessed the body of Bane in the real world. But he was just an AI program, nothing but some code that exists in the Matrix, so how could he end up in ...
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In the 1924 version of The Thief of Bagdad, no character is named, right?

Are any characters in the 1924 version of The Thief of Bagdad named? I'm finding contradicting information on this. Wikipedia gives names to characters, but TVTropes doesn't and a quick skim of the ...
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What is the history of the Tesseract in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, taking into account the events of 'Captain Marvel'?

The 'Captain Marvel' movie is set in the 1990s, injecting into the continuity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). A key plot point is the use of the Tesseract as (once again) a power source. The ...
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Who is Helga Refn in Fear-X [on hold]

After watching Nicholas Windings Fear-X after year again, but now only the beginning and the end of the movie, thus skipping the tension delay inbetween, I've had time to focus on the leitmotiv, which ...
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Is Carol Danvers called Captain Marvel in universe

So I'll start by saying Brie Larson's Carol Danvers is Captain Marvel and we should all call her that. My question is though is the title diegetic? Can we expect anyone in the movies to call her that?...
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Why would Doc-Ock program in AI into the arms?

In Spider-Man 2, Doc Ock goes rather insane, partially influenced by the arms begging to take control of his mind. When he is first shown with the arms, he explains that he keeps his mind separate ...
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Does Adaline say why she has to leave the city at the beginning?

Can you tell what Adaline says to Ellis why she is leaving the city at the beginning of The Age of Adaline? I am not talking about the time when she runs away from his parents' house, but about the ...
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1answer
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What is the relevance of the 'You're So Cool, Brewster!' line in 'Fright Night'?

Most people know it, it is a well known line from the cult classic Fright Night (1985). As a non-native English speaker, I can't understand what makes this ...
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Who or what caused the apocalyptic events in How it Ends?

SPOILERS AHEAD: In the Netflix movie How it Ends, we witness and hear eyewitness accounts of a variety of apocalyptic events: no internet or phone power goes out across the country frequent ...
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How long was Sabrina in Paris?

In the 1995 film Sabrina, Sabrina Fairchild moves to Paris where she matures and "finds herself". The scenes showing her in Paris show time passing as she discovers new things while becoming mature ...
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Travel in Quantum Realm in Ant-Man and the Wasp

From the movie Ant-Man we know that Janet Van Dyke got inside the missile which was lost in the sea. The duo undertook many S.H.I.E.L.D. operations, until a mission in 1987 to disarm a Soviet ...
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What did it mean to hand over a cat drawing in “Holmes and Watson”?

In Holmes and Watson (2018), Millie hands over a drawing of a cat to Sherlock to which he reacts as if it was an insult. I cannot figure out what it actually meant.
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Does Alice actually sleep with Larry?

In the 2004 film Closer, every affair between two people always has a scene alluding to it, except the one between Larry (Clive Owen) and Alice (Natalie Portman). She is only shown stripping in front ...
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Why did Aquaman and Mera need a boat?

In Aquaman, after defeating Black Manta in Italy, Arthur and Mera use a boat to travel to the Missing Kingdom. Presumably, Mera uses her power of controlling the water to drive the boat as there is no ...
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When will -if at all- Apollo 11 screen in Europe and Asia? [on hold]

It seems impossible to find any information about when the documentary Apollo 11 will release outside of the U.S.. Wikipedia only states that Neon acquired the rights for worldwide release. Is there ...
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Why doesn't Tony Stark get hurt by the inside of his Iron Man suit?

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe Tony Stark repeatedly falls from a great height. Tony survives! Tony gets hit by a rocket. Tony survives! But that is from the outside. But how does the Iron Man suit ...
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How did Lamar Burgess instigate the red ball?

In Minority Report, how did Lamar Burgess perpetuate the red ball that resulted in Anderton becoming a fugitive? This is my understanding of the manipulation of the pre-crime system by Burgess: ...
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What would the formal narrative structure be for a movie that starts and ends in present time but the rest is sort of internal monologue?

My daughter is making a short (6min) dance movie for her final school project, and she's having trouble figuring out what the formal narrative structure would be, and isn't getting much help from her ...
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How did Vers confirm that Nick Fury was human?

Early in the Captain Marvel movie, Carol Danvers (going by the name ‘Vers’) crashes to earth and fights off a Skrull attack, thus convincing the young(ish) Nick Fury that she is not from Earth. ...
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Is it really possible to create a mind palace?

In Sherlock the BBC TV series the protagonist Sherlock and the villain Magnussen are able to recall information from their mind similar to searching for a file in Windows. Is this really possible? If ...
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How to pronounce “I ♥ Huckabees”?

How are you supposed to pronounce the movie title "I ♥ Huckabees"? I have seen it written "I heart huckabees" but that might be because its hard to find and type the little ♥ character. This also ...
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The meaning of the line, “I always tell the truth, even when I lie.”

The title pretty much says it all. I've watched Scarface (1983) probably 100 times, and I never understood what Tony Montana meant by the line I always tell the truth, even when I lie. Can anyone ...
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Is Skyfall preparing the ground to some major change in the franchise?

In Skyfall, they send a hint that there could be some major changes to the Bond franchise, or even possible a final episode. For instance: For the first time 007 appears getting old Q is now a ...
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What does King Benny mean by this? [on hold]

In Sleepers, what does king Benny mean when he says my Tare is debt when talking to Edward Robinson?
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Why did Sherlock fake his death this way?

In S2E3 Sherlock faked his death in such a way that the only person who have seen it (from the right angle) was Dr. Watson. Other people present on the scene were actors (Molly and homeless people). ...
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How come the ground shook for days after the bombing raids?

In The Nun father Anthony Burke encounters a damaged castle and asks Frenchie: Father Anthony Burke: A result of the war? Frenchie: Bombing raids, yes. I've heard stories of how the ground ...
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Was Arrival the first movie with this plot twist?

The movie Arrival has an unusual kind of plot twist where This is, in my view, an interesting twist because it goes against the expectations of the viewer who is used to that plot device. Was ...
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The Flash S5 - What's the point of Nora in 2049?

Okay, so in The Flash, Season 5, we see Nora travel to to other times, specifically 2049. I have no problem with this, as all seasons have dealt with time travel in some way or another (except maybe ...
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How much time passes during Trainspotting?

In the film version of "Trainspotting" how much time elapses from the beginning of the film, the 5-a-side match, and Renton walking away into the distance? I don't know if the book itself follows a ...
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What do Xenomorphs eat in the Alien series?

‎ In the Alien series, specifically Prometheus and Alien: Covenant movies, I don’t remember the ‎alien creatures eating anything or their food regimen being mentioned. They're stubborn and angry ...
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Terminator 'hunter killers' phrase vs 2018 movie titled “Hunter Killer”

In The Terminator (1984), Kyle Reese uses the expression "HK", which he explains stands for "hunter killers". Fast forward to 2018, when the action movie Hunter Killer is released. Wikipedia lists ...
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Does Tom Ellis perform his own musical numbers?

In the TV series Lucifer, the devil is played by Tom Ellis. His character runs a night club and he sometimes plays the piano and sings. There are even some episodes where he does this in other ...
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Why doesn't Lucifer show Decker & Linda that he's the real devil?

In the tv series Lucifer, he claims that he is the devil. He basically tells everyone that he is the devil. Which he is... . Yet Detective Chloe Decker and his Therapist Linda Martin don't believe him....
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Why didn't Dr. Ana Stelline reveal this?

In Blade Runner 2049 why did Doctor Ana Stelline not reveal to K that it was actually her memory implanted on him?
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What is the MCU film “Critical Path” to get proper backstory before watching Avengers: Endgame? [duplicate]

I'm a casual Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film fan and have probably watched about a third of the MCU films that came out since Iron Man (2008). Is there a "Critical Path" of MCU films I should ...
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What's the name of the Programme on the TV? [on hold]

In the TV Episode Mr. Bean Goes To Town, when Bean can only get a decent TV signal by sitting in a certain part of the room, we can hear the soundtrack of a programme "on" Bean's TV. Does anybody know ...
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Uri Based on Real story?

As per the movie prologue, Uri: The surgical strike is based on a real story, but how many incidents of the movie are real and do they have the real connection? Let's say certain events of the movie ...
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Legacies reality change episode is very confusing

In the latest episode of Legacies S01E10, there were multiple realities shown, with Jinni's magical powers. And we all know how a small change in past can have repercussions in this reality. Has ...
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Does Titans TV serial share the same universe as other DC TV serials?

DC serials like Arrow and Flash share the same universe. Does Titans TV serial share the same universe as these serials?
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How did Edward break the mirror lock in The Order?

In episode 8 of The Order Edward activates the vade mecum, and its previous owner appears. They perform a mirror lock spell so that any injury done to one of them happens to both of them. Edward then ...
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What's the meaning of the first scene in Fargo S03E01?

The first episode of the third season of Fargo opens with a scene taking place in Germany in 1988. The two characters involved in that scene are never talked about again in the rest of the season. ...
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What is Leta Lestrange afraid of in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald?

Boggart takes the shape of the thing the viewer is afraid of. Boggarts lurk in cupboards and when confronted, take the form of your worst fears. In Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, ...
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What significance does Mike Yanagita have in Fargo?

In the Coen brothers' movie Fargo (1996), the detective Marge Gunderson gets called by and meets an old schoolmate, Mike Yanagita. He tells her that he is widowed and tries to make a move on her. ...
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What's the significance of David's back pain in The Lobster?

In the film The Lobster (2015), the pain in the back is such a defining characteristic of David. Does it have any particular significance? Why did the director decide to give him that burden?

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