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Question: Towards the beginning of the film, it is stated that Duke is the new leader of G.I. Joe. What happened to General Hawk between films?

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Chosen answer: Most likely Hawk was killed in action, or he just retired. Eventually Duke advanced to leader.

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Question: When the revelation is made about how Storm Shadow was framed for the murder of Hard Master, did the leader then already know it was Zartan and made the accusations to coax a statement from Storm, or did they really not know yet? Then entire scene felt rushed, and like they figured out what happened and who did it too quickly.

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Chosen answer: The Blind Master says to Storm, "You will tell us Cobra's endgame or die by the same sword you once used to kill our master" near the start of this scene, meaning they really did not know that Zartan killed the Hard Master.

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Question: Did Roy break Deckard's fingers or just dislocate them?

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Chosen answer: He dislocated them. You see Rick try to relocate the fingers later on.

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Question: When Bryant and Deckard are watching the tape of Leon's VK test, the screen displays the letters V.K. But below that it shows 96/W/9-3H. What does that mean?

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Chosen answer: The tape was possibly numbered so the police know which tape is which. 96/W/9-3H is probably the number of Leon's VK test.

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Question: On the VK test, there is a bar light above the screen that shows the subject's eye. The bar lights up across from green to red. What does this bar indicate?

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Chosen answer: The bar is meant to represent how far the eye monitor had zoomed in. One way this can be noticed is when Rick starts to question Rachael, the monitor zooms in and the bar goes down. The lights on the VK test load, then each light turns off one by one depending on how much the monitor had zoomed out.

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Question: In the scene in which Morpheus offers Neo the blue or red pill, what is the music that starts playing as Morpheus takes the pills out of his metal container and continues after they get up?

Chosen answer: There was a bootleg version of the complete Don Davis score for the film going around - chronologically I would say this piece of music was part of the track titled "Down the Rabbit Hole."

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Question: Is a young Zed ever shown somewhere in the movie? Like in the background at the '69 MiB HQ somewhere?

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Chosen answer: No.

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Question: Has the mother been cast yet? Also, does the film crew know who the mother is already?

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Chosen answer: She was finally shown at the very end of the last episode of season 8, continuing into season 9. The actor's name is Cristin Milioti: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2129662/.

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Question: What exactly caused the volcano to explode at the end? It didn't seem active at all and it just decided to blow after Phantom and Diana escaped the pirates.

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Chosen answer: The explosions from the skulls and the weapons on the island caused the volcano to erupt.

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Question: Does this have anything to do with the 1975 TV show of the same title?

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Chosen answer: Yes, it does. The movie is based on the British TV series.

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Question: Why does Maya keep putting on a wig when dealing with prisoners?

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Chosen answer: Most likely to conceal her naturally bright red hair. If that fact is known, it would make it easier for the enemy to identify and target her, either for surveillance, to be kidnapped, killed, etc.

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Question: Nicolas Cage was originally cast in the role of the film's villain, Chudnofsky. But he left the film just days before shooting. I have searched around on the net trying to find why, but I keep finding unclear and conflicting reports. So why did Cage leave the film?

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Chosen answer: There were creative differences between Cage and the film's director, Michael Goundry. For one, Cage, who wanted an unconventional character, suggested the villain have a Jamaican accent. The director rejected that idea and there were others conflicts between the two about how the character should be played. Cage decided to turn down the role.

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Question: Is it ever explained why Seinfeld and Newman dislike each other?

Chosen answer: No, it is not. Most Seinfeldians believe Newman is simply jealous of Jerry's success, and doesn't feel Jerry is worthy of it.

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Question: In this movie, we meet Griff, Biff's grandson, but in the previous movie, Biff didn't seem to be any kind of relationship, so where did Griff come from? Is there any sort of explanation to Griff's parentage?

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Chosen answer: It was never really mentioned in any of the movies whether he is in a relationship with someone. Biff could have very well been, it's just never shown because he is at the McFly house in most of his on-screen time.

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Question: Does anyone know why Gabriel murdered Dracula 400 years ago? Why would the right hand of God kill a human?

Chosen answer: In Van Helsing: The video game, the backstory goes like this. Dracula and Van Helsing were both friends and knights of the Holy Order dedicated to eradicating evil. They only had to follow two rules. One. The Order did not exist. Two. They had to live a life of celibacy. Dracula, however, fell in love with a young woman. When the Order found out, they decided to banish the young woman from the city. A struggle occurred and the woman was killed. Turning on the Order, Dracula recovered her body and chose to use dark magic to bring her back to life. Van Helsing was sent to stop the ritual. Though he succeeded, a fight between Dracula and Van Helsing ensued and Van Helsing was left with no choice but to kill his former comrade. As Dracula lay dying he made a deal with the devil for eternal life. Van Helsing, wracked by guilt for what he had done, prayed to God to have the pain and suffering of what he did taken away. To spare him the torment, God answered his prayer and removed his memories.

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Question: What is the specific legal reason why "Nikke" and "Weeties" had to be misspelled, yet the spelling and logo for The Gap is unaltered?

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Chosen answer: It's just like any product placement in TV or film; the Gap probably granted permission as well as paid for their logo to be featured whereas Nike and Wheaties (General Mills) did not.

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Question: Can someone verify the number of gunshots fired by Esther at the end of the film? I thought I counted 7 and I assume a revolver has only 6 bullets in the cylinder.

Chosen answer: The scene when Esther takes 4 bullets out of the gun and asks Max if she wants to play shows that the gun has a 5 bullet capacity. Esther fired 1 bullet at Kate's shoulder, 1 at a glass when Kate was on top of the glass roof and 3 other bullets at Max. At the end of the movie Max fires an extra bullet.

Question: Why is the place they find Grif called "The Factory"?

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Chosen answer: It was what Andy Warhol called his studio. Musician John Cale explained: "It wasn't called the Factory for nothing. It was where the assembly line for the silkscreens happened. While one person was making a silkscreen, somebody else would be filming a screen test. Every day something new."

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Question: At the start of the New Orleans show, the Horsemen say the would like to dedicate to show to Dylan and Alma. The audience then start to boo. Anyone know why? Extended version.

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Chosen answer: Because they're cops and the audience hates the police.

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Answer: I see this as a mistake. Unless the other respondent is right, the audience would have no apparent reason to know that Dylan and Alma are after them until the Horsemen say they do.

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Question: It was K that recruited J to the MIB. But Boris goes back in time and kills K, creating an alternate time line. Yet in that time line, J is still part of MIB. So who recruited him in the alternate time line?

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Chosen answer: As mentioned in the corrections section, anyone could have handed him that business card, it's never mentioned.

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