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If the flerken ate the tesseract then why did it not get powers?

In Captain Marvel, they manage to get the Tesseract, which is the Space Stone, and Fury refused to take it. Goose the flerken swallowed it, but did not get powers from it. Why?
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Would Thanos still get the Stone?

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, we learn that to get the Soul Stone, one doesn't have to make the sacrifice but simply lose the one they love. A soul for a soul. Natasha kills herself, yet Clint ...
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Is there a term for when “a book refers to a movie taken based on the book” called?

The Princess Diaries is both a series of books and movies. In the book Princess Diaries 6 (2005) princess Mia from the book comments on "The Princess Diaries 1 (2001) & 2 (2004)" movies : ...
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MCU: Whose blast weapon is more powerful? [closed]

We saw that all three Super Heroes Captain Marvel, Iron Man and Thor Odinson have the same sort of weapons. Same because all three weapons look like energy beams (made up of photons, electrons, +ve -...
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What is the contraption that Aladdin gifts the Sultan?

When Aladdin disguised as Prince Ali is introduced to the Sultan and Jasmine he brings a contraption covered under blanket and claims it is very expensive. What is said contraption?
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Why did Zoom leave his suit in Barry's ring?

After Batman catches Barry in the "Bat Cave", Barry tried to prove his identity by getting his suit out from his ring, what comes out however is Zoom's Reverse Flash suit. Batman speculates that Zoom ...
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241 views

Did Bruce's mother end up as the Joker?

In Justice League: the Flashpoint Paradox, as Barry's memories are being replaced we see that night where Bruce's parents would have been murdered, but thanks to the ripples of the altered timeline, ...
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Is Black Mirror Series 5 epsiode 3, a dark extension of Hannah Montana?

In Black Mirror S05E03 aka Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too, Miley Cyrus again played a character of popstar who need to maintain her cover-up persona for fans. It got so much parallel to Hannah Montana ...
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2k views

How does AFV select the winning videos?

How exactly does the America's Funniest Videos video competition work? I've always wondered, since I was a kid, why it seemed that the lamest videos were always selected as finalists. How do they ...
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9k views

What is Gilligan's full name?

Almost everyone knows Gilligan's Island. But can anyone tell me his full name? I do not think "Little Buddy" counts! Can someone possibly provide a reference with Gilligan's full name?
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What is the meaning of the ending of Goodfellas? [duplicate]

At the the end of Goodfellas Henry looks into the camera and "gets shot" by Joe Pesci. Why does he look to into the camera and "gets shot" by Joe Pesci? I understand how meaningful the name of the ...
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More info about “Air Devils” (1932)

I am looking for information about the cast and production of 1932 American film Air Devils. It's mentioned in Stephen Pendo's Aviation in the Cinema (Scarecrow Press, 1985) on pages 12-13: The ...
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Is the “Reddick, Boseman & Kolstad” law firm at the same location as the former “Stern, Lockhart, & Gardner”?

Much of the television series The Good Wife took place at the law firm, "Stern, Lockhart, & Gardner" (and "Lockhart & Gardner", "Lockhart, Gardner, & Bond", etc) a law firm existing ...
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9k views

Are the guests in Westworld forbidden to tell the hosts that they are robots?

I've just started watching Westworld (TV-show) and I am currently on season 1, episode 5. My question is, what would happen if the guests downright revealed to the hosts that they are robots? Do the ...
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Are fight scenes in “Under control” sped up?

I just watched Jackie Chan's "Under control" (1999), and the fighting scenes are looking too quick. So, are fighting scenes really sped up? I don't remember seeing anything similar before. Actually, ...
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What's the painting in the background in Dark Phoenix? [closed]

There's a scene in Dark Phoenix when Jean Grey is convinced to go to New York with the D'Bari. As soon as they enter this New York apartment, there is a huge painting in the background. Could anyone ...
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Can a movie name include emoji or can it be entirely written using emojis?

Is there some kind of regulation when it comes to movie names? I clearly see the downsides of including in the movie title emojis or any o̹̥̱̪̹t͔͕̞h̖̻̞è̳̩̗͎r̼̣̹͔̞ ҉...
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First depiction of a quadruped robot-vehicle?

Episode 2 of Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1990) shows the baddies pursuing the main characters in a convertible vehicle, a submarine/ship that becomes a quadruped robot at some point of the ...
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223 views

Why wasn’t Eggsy affected by the crazy waves that Valentine sent out?

When Valentine activated the thing that made everyone start killing each other and go all homicidal in Kingsman: The Secret Service, why wasn’t Eggsy affected at all? I never saw him be implanted with ...
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148 views

Why does Rafi yell “gattaca”?

In an episode of the sitcom The League, the characters are playing paintball and Rafi, who is one of the more eccentric characters starts shouting "Gattaca!" as he runs into battle. This is clearly ...
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335 views

Why is John Wick wasting bullets?

In the third installment of the series, John Wick is caught in multiple shootouts. Two sections especially trouble me. First, the fight alongside Sofia where they keep picking up guns off their dead ...
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Where is Magneto's island geographically located in Dark Phoenix?

There's a scene where Jean goes to see Magneto who is living with mutants on a secluded island. We can see some labels/signs in exterior shots, and they're all in Hindi. That made me think it was ...
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Explain the ending of Black Mirror's “Smithereens”

I just finished watching Black Mirror season 5, episode 2, "Smithereens". I can't seem to get what is the definite ending of this episode after police officers fire second shot on Christopher. From ...
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Why do Pee Wee Herman and President Reagan say “Mecka-lecka Hi Mecka-hiney Ho” or similar?

Pee-wee Herman and Jambi say "Mecka-lecka Hi Mecka-hiney Ho" in "Jambese" (first video, found in Mecka-lecka Hi Mecka-hiney Ho; Scene from The Pee-wee Herman Show (1981), and President Reagan says ...
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Are there any normal animals in Pokemon universe?

I watched Pokémon Detective Pikachu and I don't recall seeing any normal animals (like cats and dogs...). Do normal animals exist in the Pokemon universe (in movie or animation)?
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Were the events of the Evil Dead movies cancelled out by the events of Ash vs Evil Dead?

In Ash vs Evil Dead, the protagonist I understand that this nullifies what happens in the previous movies. Is my understanding of these events correct?
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Why does “The Post” end at the beginning of the Watergate scandal?

At the end of The Post (2017), security guard Frank Wills discovers a break-in in progress at the Watergate complex. Why does the movie end at the beginning of the Watergate scandal?
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Why was this person allowed to become Grand Maester?

In Game Of Thrones Season 8 episode 6 we see that Sam Tarly becomes a Grand Maester. We also know that he is the head of house Tarly and the Lord of Horn Hill, has a baby on the way and is technically ...
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Why are Elsa's eyebrows brown in Frozen?

I had always thought her eyebrows were a silver or grey color but at a closer look, I discovered that they were brown. This is weird because her hair is a yellowy white color but the eyebrows are a ...
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How could the Water Shuriken be on the bridge when Pikachu found it?

Shortly after Detective Pikachu left Tim, after realising he freed Mewtwo, he walks on the bridge where the Greninjas attacked Harry. Pikachu stumbles open a Water Shuriken, which he uses to deduce ...
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Why does Star Boy name get changed in DCAU?

In comics, Star Boy's name is Thom Kallor (not Thomas) but in Justice League vs. the Fatal Five, his name was changed to Thomas Kallor. But why was this change done? Is it something to do with Bruce ...
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Who enforces MPAA rating adherence?

Let's say one opens a new movie theater in New York City that is accessible to the public. Are there any laws in New York state or the US in general that would force the cinema to adhere to MPAA ...
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Is Ann Walker suffering from PTSD or DID or both?

In the BBC ONE/HBO series Gentleman Jack, the character Ann Walker seems to suffer greatly from a series of traumatic events, including loosing most of her immediate family (older brother, a sister, ...
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How is John Wick 3 a 15 certificate?

In the UK John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum is rated 15, in the US I believe it is R. Can someone explain this to me? This is one of the most horrifically violent films I've ever seen! Literally ...
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Is HBO's Chernobyl accurate about the sequence of instructions causing reactor stall?

In the series finale of Chernobyl on HBO, Dyatlov orders Akimov and Toptenov to bring the reactor power down to 700 MW, as per the written test instructions, and then leaves the room without giving a ...
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How much control does the author have over the movie?

I was watching the movie "The Princess Diaries" recently and it got me wondering how much control does the author have over the movie adaptation ? The movie and the books digress on the most pivotal ...
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How did Current MCU survive without stones existence? [duplicate]

The Ancient One : I'm sorry, I can't help you, Bruce. If I give up the time stone to help your reality, I'm dooming my own. Bruce Banner : With all due respect, I'm not sure that science really ...
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Why did the Tesseract “burn” a hole through Red Skull's plane but not Nick Fury's desk?

In the end-credits scene of Captain Marvel, the Tesseract was thrown up by Goose on Nick Fury's desk. I remembered the final fight scene in Captain America: The First Avenger where the Tesseract was ...
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What do abbreviations in movie scripts stand for?

What do abbreviations in movie scripts stand for? For example, EXT., INT., (O.S.), (V.O.), ...
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Did anyone call Carol Danvers Captain Marvel? [duplicate]

I don't remember that anyone referred to her as Captain Marvel in her solo movie. Did anyone in Avengers call her Captain Marvel? If so, why? Did she introduce herself as Captain Marvel? If not, is ...
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Why did Jon Snow go beyond the wall? [duplicate]

We in see in end of Game of Thrones that Jon Snow has to go to Castle Black as part of his punishment for killing Daenerys. But then he goes with the wildlings beyond the wall. Why did he go with them ...
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What do the NYC Continental residents do when its deconsecrated?

What do the NYC Continental residents do when its deconsecrated? Aren't they informed? Do they never leave their rooms or look at Facebook? Are they not aware of Wick traveling back to the Continental?...
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What was the backstory of the doubles in the film “Us”?

In the film Us (2019) the world is attacked by a bunch of clones(?) who all attack their counterparts. Later in the film we see some tunnels that look like an old set of science labs, where the ...
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Does Disney no longer produce hand-drawn cartoon films?

Over the past few years Disney has remade a lot of their hand-drawn films with either live-action or [modern] computer animation. Examples that immediately come to mind include: The Jungle Book, ...
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In the Arrowverse crossover “Invasion!” why did they believe future Barry's message to Rip was about the events in 2016?

Basically as the title states. In the Arrowverse crossover "Invasion!", why did everyone (Barry included) believe that the message 2042 Flash sent to Captain Rip Hunter was in reference to the war ...
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Did the ending really happen in Baby Driver?

I recently rewatched Baby Driver and I just noticed something at the end. Miles receives a postcard from Debora and we see in the last scene he gets released and she's waiting for him with a shiny ...
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What is the giant octopus in the torture chamber for?

In The Handmaiden (2016), Kouzuki is a sadistic pervert who controls Hideko's and her aunt's lives. His most powerful secret weapon is the basement, later revealed to be a torture chamber. Hideko is ...
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What was with Miles Morales's stickers?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Miles Morales applied some stickers on public places and even near the end he uses his powers to apply the sticker on a place where his dad can't find it. But ...
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What happened to Nebula when the Avengers time travelled?

I watched Avengers: Endgame. I couldn't understand what happened to Nebula when the Avengers time traveled. It was Nebula who revealed the Avengers' plan to retrieve the Infinity Stones to Thanos. ...
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Why is “Chopsticks” named so?

I have seen the movie Chopsticks on Netflix. It has been released on 31st May 2019. How this title is relevant to this movie? I know the characters eat food by using chopsticks. But, why is this movie ...

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