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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Who burned down the loft in 'Dynasty'?

In the TV Show 'Dynasty', a Netflix original also airing on The CW... Who burned down the loft in the season one finale? I've googled around and some say it was Hank Sullivan (The con artist who ...
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Moana, grandma line change [on hold]

In the movie Moana, when it first came out, when Moana crashes her boat and hurts her ankle the grandma says "whatever happened, happened for a reason." Then was changed to blame it on the pig. Why?
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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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Why did Mera use Aquaman as source of water?

In the film Aquaman (2018), in order to unlock the holographic message in the cylinder, Mera used Aquaman as the source of water. Why did she not use her own body for water? Why did she say that ...
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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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How was love able to transcend the dimensions of time and space in Interstellar?

How was love able to transcend the dimensions? And how were THEY (people from future) actually able to communicate?
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In the “Sinister” movies​, is the devil immortal or it can be killed?

In the first Sinister, a man wants to know how families are killed but sinister devil captures​ his daughter and has her kill the whole family. In Sinister 2, a police officer from Sinister 1 starts ...
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Why does Gregg show up Felix in front of Dominic in Quantum of Solace?

I'm having trouble understanding this double bluff between two characters in Quantum of Solace at around 36:30. Dominic Greene : And I have a pest Shows photo of James Bond to Gregg Beame ...
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What happens to Edgar Deems' body in “Tremors”?

In Tremors we see Val and Earl taking town drunk Edgar Deems' body to the Doctor, who identifies de-hydration as the cause of his death. The next we see Val and Earl they are on their way out of ...
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What show was 007 attending at the pyramids?

In the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, what show was that that 007 attended by the pyramids? Was/is that a real production that tourists could/can attend? Or was that all for the sake of the ...
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What does the word “Star” in “Star Wars” refer to?

I wonder what the word "Star" in Star Wars refers to. Why did George Lucas choose this title for his epic? The word "Wars" is clear, but I don't know what "Star" refers to. Does anyone know?
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How would Mae reform The Circle?

How exactly would Mae Holland like to reform the Circle after the death of Mercer? I mean, I know she says "What I'm proposing is radical openness and unbroken connection". But does she know the ...
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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 is the significance of “C-12” in In The Line Of Fire?

Mitch Leary's file is classified in In The Line Of Fire (1993, written by Jeff Maguire) as "C-12". What is the meaning/significance of "C-12"? I imagine it could be a reference to Majestic 12 (a bit ...
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Why don't MCU characters ever seem to have language issues?

We've seen more than a few MCU characters visit Earth (or people from Earth talking with MCU characters off-Earth), but no one has (to my memory) had language issues. When Thor first visits Earth, he ...
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Why was Nixon’s face never shown in the “The Post” movie?

We could only see Nixon's back but not his face. why was Nixon’s face never shown in the movie?
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Why is Carol unable to understand English?

After Carol Danvers (still going as Vers) crashes into the Blockbuster, she meets a security guard who has trouble understanding her so she asks to herself if her "universal translator" is working. ...
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Why some TV shows like morning shows have no ending credits?

I've been watching some morning shows like 'Good Morning America', 'Today' and 'This Morning' (USA) and noticed that none of them have crew ending credits, just opening credits with the anchors and ...
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What does C-53 signify?

In Captain Marvel, the Kree refer to Earth as planet C-53. Does this number signify anything or is it a randomized number assigned to Earth?
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Why didn't Zawe Ashton stay on Sherlock as Sally Donovan?

Sally Donovan was portrayed by Vinette Robinson throughout the series except for the unaired pilot (s1e0). Why didn't Zawe Ashton remain on Sherlock? Looking at their filmographies, Zawe Ashton ...
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Why does Deadpool say “You're welcome, Canada,” after shooting Ryan Reynolds in the end credits?

In the end credits scene, Deadpool goes back in time to change a few things using Cable's time traveling technology. He goes to the apartment building where a 10-year younger Ryan Reynolds sits ...
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Jericho 'smoking gun' Issue [closed]

So I can't comment on the original question about this series but I just watched it and was reading all these 'fans' comments about the ridiculous it over the warhead how they messed up the facts at ...

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