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New today Question: John got out because Viggo gave him an "impossible task." I'm sure I'm one of many John Wick fans who would love to see a prequel showing how John got out and what the task was. However, would it still be possible to film a prequel even with Nyqvist's passing?

New today Answer: In Hollywood, anything's possible. However, it would mean removing much of the mystique surrounding the character. Part of the reason Wick works so well is the mysterious back story.

Jason Hoffman

New today Question: In the helicarrier, Loki tricks Thor into the plastic cell; Loki then ejects the pod. If Thor is pretty much a god, meaning immortal, how could the fall kill him?

New today Answer: So it should first be stated that in the film, Thor's strength and power are considerable reduced compared to the comics (along with others like the Hulk and Loki). Presumably so there can be some suspense. In the comics Thor survived a blast from a nuke designed to destroy an entire planet and he fought a guy on the Sun. In the movies, neither Thor or Loki should considered immortal, or even invulnerable (Loki even tells Thor "The humans think us immortal"). Asgardians were shown to die in battle giving the viewer the thought that Thor could also die. However, even in the film, it's unlikely that the fall would have killed him but that he would have been crushed by the concrete and steel of the cage crashing down on him when it landed. Of course, Thor didn't really want to find out if that would happen. And Loki basically implied he didn't really know what would happen to Thor after the fall.

Bishop73

New today Answer: Loki's plan was to drive the avengers apart and keep them from being a threat. He never says he wants to kill Thor. He even jokes about "testing" the fact that the humans believe Asgardians to be immortal. Ultimately, Loki just wants Thor out of the way.

Jason Hoffman

New today Question: Is her name Katherine or Katarina?

New today Answer: Katarina.

New today Question: With T'Challa/Black Panther "dead," who will assume the throne of Wakanda?

New today Answer: The throne will likely go to the next person in T'Challa's family, which would be his sister Shuri. However, her fate was never established, so it depends on whether she is alive or not. If she is alive, the throne will likely go to her. If she is dead, it is unknown who the throne will go to, since there are no more heirs to the throne.

Casual Person

New this month Question: During the "Angel of Music" scene, Christine sees the Phantom in the mirror. is the mirror a two way, and the Phantom is on the other side, watching her? or is it a hallucination? As well (related) the room that Christine is staying in after singing "Think of Me", is that her permanent room? Or is her bedroom the one in the cellar-type with wire beds? And the big, flower one is switched out for the lead? If it is her permanent room, the phantom has some explaining to do.

New today Answer: Erik can see her but she can't see him because usually it's not illuminated on the Phantom's side of the mirror. Christine is standing in the 'star's' dressing room which was Carlotta's up until Christine sang Think of Me-then she was considered the star of that particular show. (There's a poster on the wall that says Carlotta on it).

New this week Question: Why does Goldie Hawn wear odd-colored contact lenses to emphasize the fact that her character is dead, but Meryl Streep does not?

New today Answer: Her eyes changed when she fell into the hot tub. They were essentially boiled.

Jason Hoffman

New this month Question: Why did Pinocchio kick Rumpelstiltskin out of the library when Rumpelstiltskin offers to make him a real boy?

New this week Answer: He knew that Rumpelstiltskin wasn't actually going to make him a real boy which made him angry so he threw him out.

New this week Question: When Jordan is at the club and the lemons kick in, he crawls to the stairs to get to his car and when he is looking down them he says "the kid makes this look easy" What kid is he talking about?

The_Iceman Premium member

New this week Answer: His own little baby.

Friso94

New this month Question: Why were the dolls sent out after the scientist made them? Why didn't they stay with the scientist so he could explain everything?

YellowBird

New this week Answer: They were sent out into the world to create a new world for themselves. Every time the scientist created a doll, he transferred part of his soul into the doll bringing it to life but leaving him weaker. After creating 9 and transferring the piece of his soul into 9, he died so they would never have found out what they were created for.

New this month Question: What does the Lion mean that "humans can't handle it" if they do break the code to talk to them?

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New this week Answer: Most likely that learning that animals could always talk would be a big shock to them and they wouldn't know how to handle it.

New this week Question: Does Mr Miyagi live at the same house that he lived in in the first movie?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

New this week Answer: Yes. The backyard is still the same so it must be.

New this week Question: After the ship was turned from hitting the oil tanker and then they returned to the bridge, they saw the ship was going to hit land. Why didn't they just go down again and turn the ship out to sea?

New this week Answer: The ship has no way to stop or steer. By hitting land it would bring the ship to a stop (at a considerable cost) where as if they go out to sea, they would just continue to keep going until out of fuel or hit something they can't avoid and risk everyone drowning. A risk that is not present if they hit land.

A Demon Premium member

New this week Question: What is the steamrollered henchman's name?

New this week Answer: His name was never mentioned; he's simply listed as "Henchman Flattened by Steamroller" in Michael McDonald's (the actor who played him) entry on IMDb, who was uncredited. McDonald also appeared as a NATO soldier in"The Spy Who Shagged Me" as well as a royal guard in "Goldmember."

zendaddy621

New this month Question: How did Claire get into the closet where Bender was? Vernon locked the door when he left and Bender had to crawl through the ceiling to get out and back in. So how did Claire simply open the door?

Gavin Jackson

New this week Answer: The key may have been left in the door knob, Bender wouldn't have known that so he returned the same way he left. Real question is how did Claire know which closet he was locked in?

New this week Question: Why is Hermione again spending her summer with the Weasleys instead of her parents? The thing with the world cup I sorta get and I might understand Grimmauld place but why this summer?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

New this week Answer: Hermione did not stay for the entire summer. She was at the Burrow (the Weasley home) for about a week before school started. She was there for a short visit and to accompany the other Weasley children to Diagaon Alley to buy books and supplies for the upcoming school year. Mr. And Mrs. Weasley then took her, Harry, Ron, and the others to the train station to board the Hogwarts Express. Hermione's parents being Muggles had far more difficulty navigating the wizard world on their own.

raywest Premium member

Question: What is the hospitaler inserting into his mouth as he squats near the creek?

New this week Answer: I thought it was cotton with oil of clove for a bad tooth.

Question: What does Milo Perrier mouth to Jessica Marbles as Benson-mum spoons out the "soup" during dinner? I can't read their lips.

unkajes Premium member

New this week Answer: "I think he's lying."

Question: In all the articles I have read, Booth shot Lincoln then jumped out of the box into the audience below, spraining his ankle. He managed to escape because the audience thought it was part of the act. In the movie the show is interrupted by the Manager coming onto the stage to announce that Lincoln had just been shot - no disruption during the show until then. Is this a goof or not?

New this week Answer: Lincoln was shot at Ford's theater while attending the play Our American Cousin. The interruption by the manager to announce that Lincoln had been shot was during a different play that Tad Lincoln was watching at the time in a completely different theater.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: What kind of car does Joey drive?

New this week Answer: Chevrolet Camaro Z28. Model year could be '94 to '99.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: Before the sequel went into production, the writer of the first film (Roger Avery) was supposed to return to write it, and even worked out a plan to write it from prison after he was jailed for vehicular manslaughter. But he ended up getting dropped. I'm just curious... did he actually ever write a draft for the sequel? And if so, is it available online? The second movie wasn't very good (in fact it pretty much sucked), so I'd be interested to see what he originally had planned before being dropped from the project.

TedStixon

New this week Answer: In an interview Roger Avary said he only started working on a basic outline of the 2nd film which he did not complete. He did not comment on the content of the outline and it is not available online anywhere.

BaconIsMyBFF

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