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Why do most survival horror films and shows have that one hateable character?

Drama, it's as simple as that. Let's take your example, for instance. While the characters living within the Walking Dead universe have no previous history of or familiarity with zombies, us in the ...
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Is any superhero in The Boys parodying a Marvel superhero?

Soldier Boy's entire team was originally a parody of the Avengers, with Soldier Boy himself being Captain America. There was also a parody of Iron Man, Thor, Wasp, and the Scarlet Witch. Some of these ...
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Ruth's motive to steal from Marty?

Without trying to spoil too much, Ruth is trying to repair her relationship with her father, because she feels guilty about what happened to his brothers AND becuase, well, he's still her dad and he ...
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Why did Tommen recuse himself?

Because Tommen was never in control. Like his brother before him, he wore the crown on his head and took his bows - but the ruling King was Tywin. The kid kings of incest couldn't even hold a council ...
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Are Michael Bluth's suits supposed to be nice?

I noticed this, too, and I always thought it was a deliberate nod to two major story facts: Michael is trying to do his dad's job the Bluth Company and family are in dire financial straits I always ...
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Why was Arwen given the credit of saving Frodo in the movie?

Several Reasons Reason 1: Character consolidation to avoid audience confusion and overload Since movies typically only take 2-3 hours of your time, it can be difficult to familiarize yourself with a ...
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How realistic is Maverick's career progression in "Top Gun: Maverick"?

It is not realistic at all. "Up or Out." Maverick should have been at least 27 during the events of the first film. In order to have the rank of lieutenant (Mav wore two bars in the first ...
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Why does Travis Bickle attempt the assassination?

My opinion is that it's not necessary to assume that the lead character would always be sane and do the right things. I think Scorsese wanted to put some realism and found expression through the out ...
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Why did the Joi advertisement trigger K?

When his Joi told him he needed a name, and picked "Joe," when she'd greet him with "what a day," Kay came to believe it was a special, personal relationship, bonded possibly with ...
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What relationship does Colorado have with Inga in Mackennas gold?

My interpretation: Colardo tried to seduce Inga but she resisted successfully, he did not try to rape her, which is why her clothes are intact and there are no visible scars on her face/body. She was ...
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Is any superhero in The Boys parodying a Marvel superhero?

Billy Butcher — The Punisher / Frank Castle Both were family men who become violent, unhinged vigilantes who allow their constant thirst for revenge to take them over completely. Both Billy Butcher ...
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What are the origins of the name 'Malekith'?

I’ve been investigating and found two options. The dark elves, in norse mythology are called Svartálfar or Myrkálfar (the pronunciation in icelandic being something like “Mishkalath”, that means “...
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