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Who are the top two smartest men in the DC Animated Universe?

I was watching a sneak peek of the upcoming DC Animated Universe film Justice League Vs. The Fatal Five but I noticed Jim Krieg mentioning Mister Terrific being the third smartest: ...
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How realistic is fund transfer in seconds or minute? [closed]

Fund transfer be it from villain's side or hero's side, it is often depicted as a less-than-a-minute operation. But in reality, fund transfer takes multiple steps. And when it's a 6 digit amount, it ...
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What program is Neo using?

In Neo's apartment in the movie The Matrix (1999) we can see a program on the monitor. The program is constantly searching something. What does it search for and is this program real?
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What happened to the bullet that William Stryker hit Wolverine with?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine's climax, Stryker shoots Wolverine who is carrying away his wounded girlfriend. Did the bullet ooze out of Wolverine's head (as of in X-Men united) or is it still inside?
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What was that in the box with Thomas?

Re-watching The Maze Runner, I've noticed something at the very start of the movie...another figure is in the box with Thomas and it's never mentioned, the only mere mention is when Thomas reacted to ...
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What is the purpose to show Titanic in Peaky Blinders?

I was watching Peaky Blinders and in one episode John and Arthur went to catch one old guy and lady. Lady was john and Arthur's teacher. On that time they were standing near Titanic. What is the ...
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Why is the whole “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” documentary spoken in Japanese rather than having an English voiceover?

In Jiro dreams of Sushi (2011), director David Gelb could have used an interpreter for the interviews to present the information in English. Instead, the whole documentary is in Japanese with English ...
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Are Transformers robots?

After watching Bumblebee, this question arise in my mind. What are these Transformers? Are they some post-biological species or a different species all together? In the movies, the way they are ...
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How did Peter Quill know where the Power Stone was, even if he didn't know *what* it was?

In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Peter Quill lands on Morag with some device that let's him (I'm guessing here...) see the past as a hologram. He uses it to find the entry to a building, and finds ...
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Are there any actors who appear in both versions of Battlestar Galactica?

I'm looking to find out if any of the actors from the 1970's Battlestar Galactica appeared as guest stars in the 2005-2009 Series? I've compared the IMDB list as best i can, and done some searching ...
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What does Jack Sparrow mean with this word of advice?

When Jack says this: Now, a bit of discretion when courting a brunette, never pursue her sister. But if you cannot avoid the charm of her sister, kill the brother. Savvy? (Jack to Henry, Dead Man ...
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How did Shaw know that Marco was instructed to kill the President-Elect?

In the movie "The Manchurian Candidate" from 2004 Ben Marco was instructed by Eleanor Prentiss Shaw (Meryl Streep) to kill the president-elect. But how did Raymond Shaw know and thus interfere?
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Why did Captain Mercer request another Xeleyan to replace Alara?

After Alara leaves the series, she's replaced by another Xelayan female with a bit of an attitude, Talla. Other than super-human strength, which is clearly an asset, what are the both in-universe and ...
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What is the significance of “This Isn't” in porn parody titles?

I witness lots of porn parody titles start with "This Isn't". Example: This Isn't Fifty Shades Of Grey, This Ain't Avatar XXX, This Isn't The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2 - ...
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Does the Soul Stone always need a sacrifice?

The Soul Stone in Vormir became concealed in a shrine, accessible only to those who were willing to sacrifice someone that they loved. Red Skull: Soul holds a special place among the Infinity ...
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Was Steve Rogers legally a “Captain” America?

Steve Roger (the "Captain America") enlisted in the US Army as a private. Then, after undergoing the super-soldier treatment and proving himself in action he got promoted: Col. Chester Phillips: I ...
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Gopalan Nairude Thadi

According to Wikipedia and PRD, Govt. of Kerala website, Indian actor M. R. Gopakumar won the Kerala State Film Award for the Second Best Actor in 1999 for his performance in the film Gopalan Nairude ...
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When Rachel learned about Chandler and Monica, was this a nod to Sex and the City?

In Friends Season 5, Episode 11, Rachel finds out about Chandler and Monica dating when Rachel overhears them on the phone while Monica calls Chandler "Mister Big". Mid-season 5 is supposed to have ...
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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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Why was King's Landing staffed with Lannister Soldiers?

Why was King's Landing staffed with Lannister soldiers in Game of Thrones season 1? Robert Baratheon is King, so why didn't he move the Baratheon army to King's Landing? It could not have been an ...
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Is the bartender from The Punisher Season 2 a real character from marvel comics?

I don't have enough information about this, but I'd like to think that all Marvel movies/series are directly related and associated to the comics (Like Harry Potter maybe?). If this is wrong, then my ...
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Which 90 year old vampire did Hope kiss in The Originals?

In Legacies S01E08 "Maybe I Should Start From The End", Hope mentions to Landon that she kissed a 90 year old vampire who tried to kill his mother but I don't remember such events from The Originals. ...
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Did anyone ever confirm the canonical Monty Hall problem results by analyzing actual TV shows?

One of the most vexing paradoxes in probability theory is the Monty Hall problem, which is from a 1960s TV show called "Let's Make a Deal", hosted by Monty Hall. The standard setup is that the player ...
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Why was there a 14 year gap between The Incredibles and The Incredibles 2?

The Incredibles was made in 2004. In the ending it was clearly shown that Pixar is going to make a second part. But Incredibles 2 appeared only in 2018, after 14 years. What caused such big delay? Was ...
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Is Thanos the only survivor of his planet?

When Thanos described his planet, he mentioned that they were on the brink of collapse as a civilization. But I haven't seen anyone from his species in the movies. Is he the only survivor? I guess ...
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Why could only a Prime defeat the Fallen?

In Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Jetfire reveals that only a Prime could defeat the Fallen. So why is it that only a Prime could defeat the Fallen?
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Why is the City shaped like a VFD eye?

At the very end of the Netflix series of A Series of Unfortunate Events, the camera zooms way out over the City, to show that the buildings and green space are arranged in the shape of the VFD logo. ...
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When did Chris stuff his ear with cotton?

I find it significant that they did not show Chris stuffing his ears with cotton (to stop from being hypnotized) during the end of Get Out because, given his situation, it was impossible. Can someone ...
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Why are we shown the book “The Dunwich Horror” in the opening scenes of Aquaman?

In the opening scenes of the movie Aquaman, we are shown his father's apartment. On his coffee table is the H.P. Lovecraft book The Dunwich Horror. The camera comes close - we are meant to read the ...
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Why did Beatrix erase his name?

In the scene from Kill Bill where Hanzo Hattori writes "Bill" on the glass pane, why did Beatrix feel so compelled to erase it, and erase it afterwards? She could also have ignored it, because it ...
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What war is referred to in the TV Show 'Gotham?'

Gotham is referred to as a timeless series, so they can't be referring to a specific war we know of. Such examples of references to the war is where Captain Barnes talks about the war he was in when ...
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When is the Jungle Book set?

I'm trying to arrange my DVDs in order of when they are set, and I was just wondering, when is the Jungle Book set? The book was written in 1892, but that seems too modern for the setting shown in ...
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What was the respiratory system Dhawan used?

In Inside Edge, Dhawan frequently uses this respiratory system: Others shots of the system: But what is this? What does it represent for his character?
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Why the soliders in Aquaman can't live without water but others can? [duplicate]

In the movie Aquaman, we saw that all those soldiers who came to attack both Aquaman and Mera, have water filled up in there suits. In one scene, when Mera broke one of the helmet of a soldier, he ...
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Why does Dorinda in Always and A Guy Named Joe ask “Is that your plane?”

In A guy named Joe (1943), Dorinda (Irene Dunn) sees Pete (Spencer Tracy) in Scotland and notices his plane. She asks the question: Dorinda: Is that your plane? Pete: The B-25 over there that ...
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What was the 'Elephant movie'?

In the Stan & Ollie biographical movie, there is a temporary separation in their partnership during which Oliver Hardy appears in a movie with a different partner. This movie, which is only ...
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Why was Hannibal killing in sounders?

I have been re-watching the TV series Hannibal and while discussing the MO of the Chesapeake Ripper (Hannibal Lecter), it was revealed that he had been previously killing his victims in groups of 3, ...
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What is the deal with the 1980s atmosphere of Netflix's “Sex Education”?

Netflix's Sex Education is an odd duck: the show contains plenty of modern technology (most prominently smartphones), yet it often breathes a 1980s look & feel. Its soundtrack mainly consists of ...
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Is Buffy the Vampire Slayer the first teen feminist hero of US TV?

Buffy is an action hero that made all the difficult choices, broke up with men that did not love, felt the pain of Angel leaving her but then dealt with this also, found a choice and stood up to it, ...
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How were Old Yeller's animal fight scenes shot?

In Disney's Old Yeller, many scenes feature Yeller fighting other animals (hogs, wolves, cows). How were these shot? Were real animals fighting each other?
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Do we get an actual ending in the end of the 11th season of the X Files?

I have seen certain episodes of the X-Files revival and it feels like the plot has lost its meaning and basically goes nowhere. I feel disappointed since this is one of my all-time favorite shows and ...
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What part of The Wire TV show is real and what is fiction? [closed]

The Wire is my favorite TV show. I would like to find out what part of it comes from the journalistic works of David Simon in the Baltimore press and what was just fictionalized content.
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Do any characters in Arthur have family members who aren't the same type of animal?

In Arthur, Arthur is an aardvark as are his parents and sisters. Buster is a rabbit as is his mom and dad. Does any character have family members who aren't the same type of animal? I'm especially ...
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Do actors really play musical instruments in movies?

There are a lot of movies, where characters play musical instruments professionally. I'd like to know about Whiplash and La La Land. Did actors there really learn to play musical instruments, or are ...
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Do we ever get to know the clear motives of the aliens?

I have seen Signs a long time ago but I do remember the movie being unclear about the aliens' motives. Like, why did they even come to a planet full of water in the first place if it's poisonous to ...
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Why is it different when Ebony Maw handles the tesseract and when Red Skull handles the tesseract?

Various people handle the tesseract throughout the MCU. I'm interested in the distinction between Ebony Maw in Avengers: Infinity War: (Loki and Thanos also handle the tesseract in this scene.) and ...
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How did the fingerprint of Jason Bourne fall into Russian hands?

How did the fingerprint of Jason Bourne fall into Russian hands, to the point that it was the thread to tug on to unravel treadstone? Why was this security breach not investigated? They had to know ...
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Is it known what would have happened in later seasons of “Everything sucks!”?

Everything Sucks!, a 2018 Netflix comedy show, got renewed then cancelled after its first season, presumably due to low retention and audience. However, some "future seasons" elements had obviously ...
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How does Elijah escape his cell?

In the movie Glass, Elijah seems to be able to go in and out of his cell freely, I think he explains it at some point but speaking it very fast and since English isn't my native language I couldn't ...
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Why didn't Viggo kill John after he passed out from getting hit by the car?

In John Wick during a shoot out around the church one of Viggo's henchmen hits a car with another car hitting John Wick throwing him across the parking and causing him to pass out. Knowing who John ...

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