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Why did Warner Bros spend $25 million to CGI out Henry Cavill's mustache?

They shoot Justice League without Henry Cavil's mustache, and after the shooting he signed in for MI6, which required his mustache so he grew a mustache. And that's when tragedy happened. Zack Snyder,...
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Why Shazam when there is already Superman?

Part of what makes superheroes who they are and attracts readers/viewers to them is their origin stories. Superman is an alien with super powers because of his alien status combined with the light of ...
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Why can Shazam fly?

Hermes/Mercury is well known for his winged shoes, also known as Talaria According to wikipedia(citation needed), they flew the god as swift as any bird. So I would say that even if it not ...
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Why did Warner Bros spend $25 million to CGI out Henry Cavill's mustache?

Because of his commitment for Mission: Impossible 6, he was not allowed to do so, from screenrant.com Mission: Impossible 6 director Christopher McQuarrie reveals why Henry Cavill can’t shave his ...
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Why did they pick World War I over World War II in Wonder Woman?

Producer Charles Roven felt that WW I held special meaning for Diana. Amazons are skilled in hand to hand combats. They are also used to the fact that fight is an honorable thing. But all of this was ...
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Is it really possible to cause military-grade explosives to explode with a gun shot?

NO Military Grade explosives are incredibly safe and are designed to only explode when required. Take C4 (or Composition-4 to give it its correct name) - Wikipedia C-4 is very stable and ...
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Did Michael Shannon appear in Batman v Superman, or was it just CGI?

Michael Shannon Never Stepped Foot On Batman V Superman Set In a recent interview with Metro UK, Shannon talked about his work on BvS. “To be honest, I never went to the set of that movie ever,” ...
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Was Bruce Wayne's car specifically designed for the movie?

The car in question is a Mercedes Vision Gran Turismo. This link indicates that the car has been around for at least 4 years (as that's when the article was written) as a concept. It appears to have ...
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What if a bullet hit Wonder Woman?

She would be injured, but she does have superpowered healing abilities During the first battle scene on Themyscira, Diana does sustain an injury/flesh wound on her left arm which the movie seems to ...
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Why does Wonder Woman say "goodbye brother" to Ares?

Because in the DC mythology, they share Zeus as a father. Originally the comic book character of Diana Prince / Wonder Woman was 'created out of clay and brought to life' but that was changed in ...
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Why is Christian Bale not in the upcoming movie Batman vs Superman?

TL;DR: Christian Bale isn't in the movie as he wanted to leave the role after the third Dark Knight film. Ben Affleck was the choice to replace him. Long Answer: Christian Bale** certainly said he was ...
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Who were the other two heroes with Superman in the newspaper article who left?

There were three pictures Left to Right: David Bowie / Superman / Prince It's a tabloid paper headline which implies that a couple of iconic pop characters might have been aliens....like Superman.
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Who are the other three superheroes in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

The files even had there superhero logos: Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Flash and Aquaman from left to right order. Victor Stone/Cyborg (played by Ray Fisher): A boy whose partial remaining body got ...
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Why did Amanda Waller's helicopter shoot off some fireworks after take-off?

Those aren't fireworks.....they're flares used to decoy heat-seaking missiles. There had already been one helicopter downed by a missile. They were just taking precautions. Wikipedia A flare or ...
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What explains Wonder Woman's decision at the end of the movie?

Its not entirely clear why Diana chooses to stay in the outside world at the end, but I think there are two theories that seem to have the most support from the movie: She Has No Choice When she ...
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How is the term "God" meant in the DC universe?

What is the term “God” meant to mean in the DC universe? Exactly what it means in this universe...someone/thing/power who is worshipped as a "God". The only difference is that in the DC Universe (...
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Was Bruce Wayne's car specifically designed for the movie?

Was Bruce Wayne's car specifically designed for the movie? Partially yes, it was a concept car designed for a video game and named Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo but was made into a real ...
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Are Barry Allen and Bruce Wayne from different Universes?

You are making so many assumptions here. To make it clear there are two major universes. The Arrowverse, which consists of the TV shows Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Vixen and Supergirl (...
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Significance of the woman on the TV being interviewed

If I remember correctly, the woman being interviewed was the wife of the janitor working at Star Labs, who was kidnapped by Parademons in order to be questioned by Steppenwolf about the location of ...
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How is Superman able to defeat Kryptonians who are better trained and skilled than him?

Clark has been on Earth his entire life and has become very familiar with his super-powers and with the atmosphere. The Kryptonians have not and although they might seem to have become used to their ...
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Significance of the quote on Deadshot's neck band

The full quote is "I am the Light - The Way". If you look at larger variation of the promo image you used, you can see that the same quote is etched into the barrel of his gun: Most likely, this is a ...
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How is Themiscyra populated?

In the film we only see one young Amazonian, Diana and we got to know in the end that she is and rest of the Amazonian seems to be older than her and we can assume all were created by Gods. So I ...
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Why Shazam when there is already Superman?

This can be explained by watching The Big Picture - CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS Shazam was originally called Captain Marvel and was created by Fawcett after Superman because,...
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Wasn't the Dark Knight against killing criminals?

This question has arisen quite a lot since Dawn of Justice came out, and while I think it's a fair criticism of Zach Snyder's Batman, the question is usually framed in a way that has a few problems: ...
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The acid scene in "Suicide Squad"

It was acid. Just not a melt your face off type acid. It bleached their skin and discolored their hair and clothing. It likely also affected them mentally, but it's debatable if it made them crazy or ...
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Why do Superman and Batman's mothers have the same name, Martha?

It's just a coincidence that mothers of Superman and Batman share the same name. Martha was most common name in that era. However, before Superman's adoptive mother got name Martha in 1950s, she was ...
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Why did Zod not use some other planet for terraforming?

As is indicated in the film, native Kryptonians are born genetically pre-ordained to certain roles within their society based on the codex, and for Zod that was to be a military commander. Zod not ...
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Why did Warner Bros spend $25 million to CGI out Henry Cavill's mustache?

He was contractually obligated to keep the moustache and it was unfortunate that Justice league had to be reshot by Joss Whedon. I am quoting a Nerdist article: Cavill was also filming Mission ...
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