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Question: What were the Serbians' motives for killing the citizens in Bosnia? Why did they hate them?

Answer: It was primarily religious and cultural difference. Serbians are primarily Orthodox Christian, Croatians are mostly Catholic, and Bosnians are majority Muslim.

Greg Dwyer

Question: Shouldn't Piquet have been punished for his bad attitude towards rescue missions, and for only caring about the peace treaty?

Answer: It's a matter of perspective. Piquet was interested in keeping the peace treaty, and therefore saving thousands of live more than he was interested in the two pilots.

Greg Dwyer

Still, shouldn't Piquet have been punished for only caring about the lives of thousands, and not about anyone stranded down behind enemy lines?

Question: Why didn't the guys being interrogated in the hotel just tell the cops about the toy gun that was used? 4 of them knew that it was that gun that was shot out the window and another 4 knew that the gun existed, but they all choose not to mention it. Any reason?

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: I think at 1st they didn't want to answer as they don't talk to police, but as it went on their lie just got bigger and the hole they were digging got so big they could not get out. They also figured the police would not believe it was fake and they would be in loads of trouble if they admitted there was any kind of gun. They call it a toy gun, but it is not really a toy as it's a starter gun.

Adam Busuttil

Question: Did Adam survive?

Answer: No.

Answer: No, his decomposed corpse is shown in the second film.

Answer: No he didn't survive however he was mercy killed by Amanda Young.

A Demon Premium member

Question: Questions about Sandman's theme: Does anybody know its background? Also where is a good place to look for similar ones? It sounds like a combination of the theme for Dell Frye's creature and Godzilla 1998's theme.

Answer: The theme was composed by Christopher Young, who took over from Danny Elfman to compose the score for the film. As for looking for similar tracks, I'd recommend checking sites like Amazon and Spotify and looking for motion picture scores (not soundtracks, scores) for moves like this and other superhero films or films with monsters. There's really nowhere to look for tracks specifically like this, but I'd say just look around and start listening to film scores. There's a lot of really great ones out there.

Question: If Bellwether's plan was to make predators go savage, why did she use the serum on Mr. Otterton instead of using it on Manchas who was a predator?

Answer: Otters are carnivorous and are therefore predators. They mostly prey on fish but also eat other aquatic animals such as frogs, crayfish, and crabs.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: Why does the lady in the post office where Johnny Depp got his UPS package acts strangely when she sees him (I assume he was shooter in this moment) once again in the grocery? The lady tried to flirt with him before. I didn't get why suddenly she's too uncomfortable with him in that scene.

John Edther

Answer: The woman was afraid of him because by that time, it was pretty well-known in the town that Mort was suspected of having murdered his missing ex-wife and her fiance, but it had not yet been proven.

raywest Premium member

Question: Why does Bourne check into the hotel and leave his passport when that would only attract the police, and all he wanted to do was check out room 645?

Answer: Bourne was a bit disoriented and distracted from the flashbacks, so he may not have been thinking as as usual. When he entered the lobby, the clerk immediately asked if he needed help, so he probably figured checking in was the least suspicious way to get to the room. He also didn't pick up any recognition or suspicion from the staff, as the police notice didn't arrive until after he had gone upstairs.

Sierra1 Premium member

Question: Why didn't Bryan just guide Kim out onto the balcony/window edge of the bathroom (like he did when he got to the apartment later after she and Amanda had been kidnapped) and to safety instead of letting her be taken?

Answer: Even if Kim had gone out on the balcony/ledge, she'd still be found and taken by the kidnappers or else she'd fall one storey down and be killed or seriously injured. Bryan knew that.

raywest Premium member

Answer: The kidnappers would've heard the window open or seen her come out (as they were directly in-front of the bathroom) Also, you've got to note that Bryan was in the secret service and had learned skills that were extraordinary as well as gained strength and know how to cope with situations (like not get panicked), if she did prevent the kidnappers from; seeing her or hearing her, most probably, she would've; 1. Either fell because she couldn't keep her balance 2. Fell because was was hurriedly trying to get out.

Question: What kind of machine guns were the terrorists using against Tony's Mark 1 armor?

Answer: According to the Internet Movie Firearms Database, the Ten Rings insurgents are armed with several Heckler and Koch weapons including the UMP45, G26KV, G26C and a G36K with an AG36 grenade launcher.

Sierra1 Premium member

Question: Why is Kate Libby doing administrative work for the school, such as handling transfer forms?

Answer: Some schools have been known to get students to do some administrative work for them as work experience.

A Demon Premium member

Answer: When I was in Jr. High even (6th-8th grade) they had classes titled "Office Aid" and all you did was literally help out the secretary's when they need it, otherwise you just sit on your ass and talk to people as they come in and out of the office. Or if you had a superior who was awesome, like I did, (the vice principal for my last name was basically on a first name basis with me haha) they would let you pretty much just roam the halls and walk around all you want as long as you don't have any teachers get mad at you for anything. It was definitely a very sought after class when I was in school.

Question: I don't get why Daniel yelled at Mr Miyagi. Can someone please explain why?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: Miyagi was not going to help Daniel train for the upcoming tournament just for Daniel to win a trophy. He felt karate should be used for defence in real-life situations only. Daniel was being secretly trained by Terry Silver, who was actually trying to hurt Daniel and brainwash him to be against Miyagi's ways of Karate. This all caused the anger Daniel had for Miyagi throughout many scenes as he simply felt Miyagi was not helping him.

Question: Is Kata real or just made up for this movie?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: Kata is definitely real and is used in several Japanese martial arts to varying degrees.

BaconIsMyBFF

Question: Why was Daniel still practising Kata after he snapped at Mr Miyagi?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: Because he liked to practise Kata.

Question: How did Anna get into Neville's house after she rescued him? I understand how she got to the house, but if he was unconscious or delirious how was she able to enter the premises with the locks and traps all set up?

Answer: As mentioned previously Anna parallels the Ruth character in the source novel. These plot holes left for us by sceenwriter Protosevich are ingenious...I am truly surprised that so few people have noticed these parallels. Anna gets in because she is a vampire herself albeit she has changed and is part of a new society - perhaps the one in Vermont.

Answer: The easy answer is that it's a plot hole. We can, however, speculate that Robert Neville himself guided Anna and Ethan inside the fortified home; but Neville just doesn't remember it because he was, as you mentioned, injured and delirious. The progression of the film from his rescue until he regains consciousness is solely from Neville's point of view, and he obviously had a memory lapse.

Charles Austin Miller

Question: How does Gabriella have the T necklace when she gives it back to Troy in ‘Gotta Go My Own Way'?

Answer: Someone could have easily gotten the necklace out of Troy's locker and given it back to her.

There's the Rub (2) - S6-E10

Question: What exactly were Phil and Will charged with?

Answer: Most likely soliciting a prostitute. Will took Phil to a massage parlor to help with Phil's back pain, but instead of being a reputable business, it was run by prostitutes and the police raided it during a sting operation.

Bishop73

Question: In the sixth book Dumbledore says that Voldemort has never wanted a friend, so why does he keep referring to the death eaters and Nagini as his friends?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: He falsely calls them "friends" only to flatter them and maintain their loyalty and servitude. He cares nothing about them or anyone except for what they can do for him.

raywest Premium member

Question: Why did Sirius take Winky being fired so seriously?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: The reason the Crouches gave for her being fired was for something that was a relatively minor offense, not normally warranting dismissal. Sirius suspects that Winky was actually fired for having done something more serious and that the Crouch family was covering it up. He was correct because Winky was fired because she had failed to keep Barty Crouch, Jr. (who was kept hidden under an invisibility cloak) under her control while at the Quidditch World Cup. Barty got away from her and was the one who cast the Dark Mark in the night sky with Harry's stolen wand.

raywest Premium member

Question: Why didn't Elrond stop Isildur in Mount Doom?

DFirst1

Answer: Because he was holding the most powerful object in the world, the one ring. Even when he only just got it, its powers are not something to take lightly. If Isildur decides not to destroy it, there is nothing Elrond could do to stop him.

lionhead

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