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Question: OK I have a few questions about this. (1) Who blew up the car with Hannah? Was it Jim or Clare? (2) Ethan taunts Krieger because he has the real NOC list, but was it also because Ethan knew he was a traitor and wanted him to walk out? (3) At the end when Ethan is disguised as Phelps, he is wearing the same trenchcoat as the real Phelps (who then shows up). Is this because he knew Jim was onboard, or simply cause he knew how his old boss loved to dress? (4) And lastly after Clare is killed, Hunt acts devastated and goes after Jim in anger. Given that she was a traitor who was always on Jim's side (and might even have killed Hannah), why would Hunt feel this way at all?

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: 1) Jim most likely did it when he emerged from the water (as seen in the flashbacks/Ethan's theory, but it's hard to be 100% certain). 2) Ethan was just fooling Krieger. He didn't know he was a traitor yet. 3) Ethan likely knew exactly what Jim was wearing, as he planned the whole thing all along. 4) He's upset because Jim just murdered his wife to escape, someone who until very recently Ethan still considered his friend. You can't just turn loyalty off like that.

LorgSkyegon

Question: When this came out on DVD, the box said it was uncut and uncensored. So why was all of the swearing censored?

Chosen answer: There are two versions on the disc. From the main menu you can go to a sub menu that allows you to choose which one you watch.

Phixius Premium member

Question: Bobby doesn't take part in the fight after the Halloween dance and even tries to get the gang to stop beating up Daniel, so why does he attack Miyagi after he saves him from Johnny's kick?

Chosen answer: Because this is no longer simply beating up someone who is at their mercy, this is some strange guy coming in and taking his friends apart.

LorgSkyegon

I always thought Bobby was the bad/ good guy, because he didn't like to hurt Daniel or make trouble, he even felt bad for that kick to the side, that almost knocked Daniel out of the tournament, he was forced into doing it from Kreese and even apologized to Daniel, I think he just went along with the rest of the guys, to fit in with the gang.

Question: Why did the huge bat-like creatures kill the man that was in their cage but let Dar live?

Chosen answer: The creatures did not eat Dar because the eagle landed on him, showing him as a friend to the eagle. They apparently worship eagles, as also indicated by the talisman they give him.

Jazaray

Question: If Doug was on the roof the whole time, what exactly has he been doing for the past day while the others try to find him? (01:31:00)

Casual Person

Chosen answer: For the most part, he was passed out or sleeping while waiting for someone to find him.

raywest Premium member

Answer: Of course he was just waiting, sleeping or sleeping it off all that time, but myself I have to wonder; Why didn't any staff OR security find him before his friends?! I'm sure there had to be some daily maintenance work on the rooftop AC's or something, which Doug could use to get back down when they come up! For that matter, I'm sure that if Doug had sufficient wherewithal to signal help by throwing part of his bed off the roof, he could've tried again with either a torn-out padding chunk of the rest, thrown down in the sight of everyone (something soft so as not hurt anyone), disconnecting sundry parts of the aforementioned roof utilities to create something to draw maintenance and security, or some other method entirely. Add to that, finding his box spring in the landscaping would have set the hotel staff buzzing anyway.

dizzyd

It's odd that the guys on the roof removing his mattress didn't see Doug on the roof.

The workers removed the mattress from the porte cochere, which is only a couple stories high. Doug was stuck on the roof of a resort tower, which is substantially higher.

Question: If Doug was on the roof the whole time, what exactly has he been doing for the past day while the others try to find him? (01:31:00)

Casual Person

Chosen answer: For the most part, he was passed out or sleeping while waiting for someone to find him.

raywest Premium member

Answer: Of course he was just waiting, sleeping or sleeping it off all that time, but myself I have to wonder; Why didn't any staff OR security find him before his friends?! I'm sure there had to be some daily maintenance work on the rooftop AC's or something, which Doug could use to get back down when they come up! For that matter, I'm sure that if Doug had sufficient wherewithal to signal help by throwing part of his bed off the roof, he could've tried again with either a torn-out padding chunk of the rest, thrown down in the sight of everyone (something soft so as not hurt anyone), disconnecting sundry parts of the aforementioned roof utilities to create something to draw maintenance and security, or some other method entirely. Add to that, finding his box spring in the landscaping would have set the hotel staff buzzing anyway.

dizzyd

It's odd that the guys on the roof removing his mattress didn't see Doug on the roof.

The workers removed the mattress from the porte cochere, which is only a couple stories high. Doug was stuck on the roof of a resort tower, which is substantially higher.

Question: Kent Dorfman is a member of Delta fraternity, so why, later in the movie, is he seen in a military uniform with the Omega fraternity?

Chosen answer: He's in R.O.T.C. The Omegas are in the class, too. Military uniforms are required dress.

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Question: Which version of the Scorpion King's history is correct? The one from this movie or the one from The Scorpion King and why?

Chosen answer: Both. What is shown in this film takes place much later in his life.

MasterOfAll

Question: One of the questions about this movie pertains to why Vanessa was shocked when Juno said she saw their adoption ad in The Pennysaver. My question is: is it possible that Mark submitted the ad to the Pennysaver thinking no one would see it so he could avoid becoming a father? Because obviously Vanessa had difficulty conceiving a child for whatever reason and at the end of the movie Mark (finally) expresses his disinterest and "not feeling ready".

Chosen answer: Mark probably submitted it without telling Vanessa. They have been trying to adopt for a while but he didn't think that it would happen right away (some couples wait years to find a birth mother), hence his feeling unprepared.

kristenlouise3

Question: Are Turbo and his game named after some famous character and video game, if not what were he and his game named after? (01:41:00)

Chosen answer: According to Disney Wiki, TurboTime is supposed to be a parody of Rally-X, but is portrayed as a racing game instead of a maze game.

Casual Person

Question: I have been trying to ID the blade used by the sentry at the church; also by the special ops commander to cut the throat of the "new guy" radio operator.

martea

Chosen answer: It's by Jack Crain, called the Die Hard 2 fighter. See http://www.jackcrainknives.com/movieknives2.htm.

Question: Is it really possible to destroy an iron pipe with a single rock?

Loesjuh1985

Answer: Sewer and drainage pipes from the 19th century until only about 40 years ago were cast iron. It is a thick but fairly brittle metal, especially if it was older and beginning to deteriorate. It is theoretically possible to rupture the pipe with a rock, although probably not as easy as it appeared. Note I said "theoretically."

Chosen answer: In the book the main drain pipes in Shawshank are ceramic, which is why Andy is able to break through. There is nothing in the movie to indicate the pipes are metal and not ceramic.

Guy

Question: Is it really possible to destroy an iron pipe with a single rock?

Loesjuh1985

Answer: Sewer and drainage pipes from the 19th century until only about 40 years ago were cast iron. It is a thick but fairly brittle metal, especially if it was older and beginning to deteriorate. It is theoretically possible to rupture the pipe with a rock, although probably not as easy as it appeared. Note I said "theoretically."

Chosen answer: In the book the main drain pipes in Shawshank are ceramic, which is why Andy is able to break through. There is nothing in the movie to indicate the pipes are metal and not ceramic.

Guy

Question: Can someone explain me what are the waves in the edge of the rooms? Sometimes it's like something changed but we see still the same room. I also wonder what are the sounds that we hear in some rooms of people talking at a strange way.

Loesjuh1985

Chosen answer: If by speaking strange you're referring to Max and Julia, then it is because they are in different timed rooms, Julia is in a fast speaking time room whereas Max is in a slow speaking time room, hence the strange speaking.

Pilot (1) - S1-E1

Question: In the beginning episode, Quinn's timer will allow him to slide from one dimension to the next before sending him back to his own world. Later, after escaping the frozen world, the timer sends everybody to another dimension rather then back home and continues this way for the rest of the show. What caused this malfunction?

Chosen answer: The warning that his double never got to finish before being sent back to his home dimension was not to speed up the timer. That's what scrambled the timer's coordinates and launched them on the quest to find home.

Captain Defenestrator Premium member

Question: The boxes which contain the particle accelerator are marked "Project Pegasus". Is this some sort of comic book reference?

Friso94

Chosen answer: Yes, it is. Project PEGASUS (standing for Potential Energy Group/Alternate Sources/United States) is principally a scientific base used in multiple stories set in the Marvel Universe, although it has also served as a place of incarceration for super-powered individuals at various points in its existence. Within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Pegasus is the SHIELD scientific base used in the Avengers movie to study the Tesseract, that is destroyed when the portal used to bring Loki to Earth implodes.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: At the beginning of the film, who were the two men in uniform and why did one pull a gun on the other?

Chosen answer: They were erroneously alerted that an actual nuclear attack was underway, and they had been trained to respond by firing a nuclear warhead. However, one soldier was unconvinced that the US was actually under attack, and he wanted further confirmation from his superiors. The other soldier insisted that they follow protocol and fire the missiles. One man alone cannot launch the missiles, it takes two, and the one with the gun is attempting to force his partner to follow through on launching the weapon.

raywest Premium member

Question: How could Louis be the son of a king and Phillipe be the son of D'Artagnan if they're identical twins?

Chosen answer: Both Louis and Philippe are actually D'Artagnan's children. This is why D'Artagnan continues to defend Louis for much of the early part of the film, despite the King's callousness, because he feels that he must defend his son, even against his oldest friends. It's only when he discovers Philippe and realises that he has another son, a humble and decent man, that he's finally able to feel pride as a father and can stand against Louis and his excesses.

Tailkinker Premium member

Question: In the beginning of the film, the audience sees the Moulin Rogue in its original role as a bordello/nightclub. It's hugely successful, too - it's full of patrons literally throwing money at the dancers. Why does Zidler want to stop all of this in favour of making it a theatre? And if he's dead set on this, why not do it using the revenue he's already got, instead of entering into a deal with a Duke who is jealous and possessive beyond belief (with a personal assassin, no less) and giving him the property's deeds?

Chosen answer: There is actually a deleted scene from the movie that explains this part. Zidler has run the Moulin Rouge into heavy debt because of his obsession with electric lighting, and the club will fold if he can't come up with the money to cover that debt. That is why he's so desperate to have Satine come through and secure the Duke's patronage. They're all sunk without that investment.

Question: Sasha is blind, so why does she have a watch? It seems pointless.

Chosen answer: There are watches expressly made for the blind. They have hinged crystals that open to allow the individual to feel the watch hands with their fingers.

Jean G

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