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What exactly is an Anti-Hero?

In the trailer of "The Foreigner", is Jackie Chan considered to be an anti-hero? My friend said that an anti-hero does not care about anything and would kill

What is the symbolism of Caleb's scars?

The scene at 0:18:07 from Alex Garland's Ex Machina, frames Caleb's back as he stands in front of the mirror. We get a good look at scars from the automob

Why is the "I coulda been a contender" line from On the Waterfront so famous?

This line from the film On the Waterfront generally appears on most lists of the greatest or most famous movie lines ever uttered: You don't understand. I c

In Alien 3, is the Ox/ Dog xenomorph a Queen?

I guess this is a plot hole (amongst several others) in Alien 3, as it has NEVER been clarified as to how the Ox Xenomorph is different from other xenomorphs we

What were the Slytherins doing during the battle of Hogwarts?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows : Part 2 which is the movie version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the Slyth

"Doppelgänger" movie identification [closed]

I watched this film a few years ago, I'd say it was released after 2010. I thought the main actor was either Elijah Wood, Jake Gyllenhaal, or

What happened to the second Blue Thunder prototype?

In the 1983 film Blue Thunder, Roy Schneider plays a LAPD helicopter pilot who gets his hands on Blue Thunder - a new prototype helicopter designed for surveill

How did NASA astronauts launch the pod from Mars, though they were at millions of Kilometres away?

I watched The Martian (2015) not long ago and it has finally dawned on me why it looked a bit weird: When Mark was stranded on Mars because of a dust storm, ba

Why is the Black Pearl partially unharmed at the begining of "At World's End"?

At the end of "Dead man's chest": The Kraken drags the Black Pearl and Captain Jack Sparrow down to Davy Jones' locker Leading to his crew and friends to

Why ghosts are commonly visible to kids eyes? [closed]

I have seen in many movies that ghosts are always visible to kids eyes. Is there any supernatural reasoning behind this? Why are ghosts com

Why does this character in Black Rain do this?

In Black Rain (1989), there is a character that is a henchman of a mafia boss in the Japanese Yakuza. The actor is Rikiya Yasuoka and is just known as "Sugai's

How could Jigsaw afford to build all those traps?

In the Saw movies Jigsaw is poor guy, so how he could purchase all the materials and equipment required to build traps? Some traps are very heavy and Jigsaw is

Why did Max leave the Citadel at the end of Mad Max Fury Road?

I guess Fury Road was a story of redemption, not only for Furiosa, but for every other character in search of hope and salvation, including Max himself. That b

Why were there Sylvester Stallone movie references?

In Beverly Hills Cop II, there are several references made about Sylvester Stallone's movies: This image shows a movie poster of Rambo (a Sylvester Stallone fi

What is this statue?

In War Machine, at a point where General McMahon has begun doubting himself, we see him solemnly walk up to and salute this statue: What is this statue?

How does one Klingon recognise another as discommended?

I'm thinking particularly of the episode "The Mind's Eye" (TNG 4x24). When Picard tells Ambassador Kell that Worf is on the case, Kell interrupts to request ano

What is the status of the Damage Control TV show after Spider-Man: Homecoming?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Damage Control plays an essential role, and they named it the U.S. Department of Damage Control (D.O.D.C.). It's a joint venture of t

Trying to find the title for a black and white horror film with stage props coming to life [closed]

I'm trying to find the title of this movie from my childhood. Only scene I remember is that there is a theater and people are enjoying their

Is there a term for a character only there to die? [duplicate]

In some movies, you can tell when a character is there only to make a dramatic moment when he/she dies. Is there a term for a character writt

At the start of Community S01E04 why is Pierce hiding his face?

At the start of Community S01E04, Professor Chang starts the class off by thanking people for their feedback on his teaching, before saying: "But there was

How does Sherlock know what Moriarty "is going to do next" in The Abominable Bride?

I just finished seeing Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, but haven't started on Season 4 yet. So please, no Season 4 spoiler. At the end of the episode, Sherloc

Is there a meaning behind the dripping sink at the end of the movie?

Blood Simple ends with a dripping sink shot from below (actually from the perspective of the private detective). The frame is the sequence: The private detect

Is Spider-Man: Homecoming correct in saying it takes place 8 years after the Battle of New York?

In the Spider-Man: Homecoming movie it's displayed that it occurs 8 years after the New York battle. Is the timeline right? Because it was supposed to occur

Do we ever see any visions in the fire?

In various episodes of Game of Thrones we get to see visions, for example, in Qarth, when Daenerys Targaryen enters the House of the Undying, or many of Bran's

Mention of "crackers" in Zodiac

In the film Zodiac, detective Dave Toschi is often seen asking for crackers in the car. What is the significance of this?

How did Frank realize the coup?

So in House of Cards episode 7 of season 5, while in the bunker, Frank realizes that it was all a coup against him. I'm confused as to how he realized this. He

Is Nerve an AI?

In the 2016 movie Nerve, it is established that the game runs on a decentralized platform, when every phone player is a node itself and thus can't be shut down

Tony's Private life in Spider-Man: Homecoming

I really don't know how to do this in terms of spoilers, but here goes... After watching the end of Homecoming, it appears that Tony and Pepper are very

Why does Brad Pitt in Inglorious Basterds have scars on his neck? [duplicate]

Watching it again today, I noticed the scars on his neck. What's the backstory on those?

What actually happened with E.T. under the plastic sheet?

I'm confused over what happened when E.T. appeared to die, and it was revealed that... he didn't? It appears as if he's dead, and the flowers droop and appear