Jeremy French
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Have Kylo Ren's Force abilities been shown before?
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I don't think we have seen the first ability, I believe the reason for this is inexperience. Most force users we have seen stop energy bolts (without a lightsaber) have been very experienced force ...

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What is the political situation of The Force Awakens?
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I think the start of this is explained in the Aftermath and Lost Stars books. In the Force awakens it seems It is also apparent by the end of the force awakens that So what the political situation ...

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How did the map crucial to the plot of "The Force Awakens" end up on Jakku?
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The character who Poe meets seems to know Leia and her family quite well. The last paragraph of the opening crawl reads as: The name of this character is: And according to Wookieepedia: Even more ...

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Which (non-Earth) planet appears in the most Babylon 5 episodes?
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I think it would have to be Epsilon 3 the planet B5 orbits.

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Was Roddenberry really so far ahead of his time on race?
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Was Roddenberry really so far ahead of his time on race? I think it is easy to underestimate how far ahead he was. See this from wikipedia (emphasis mine) Uhura was an important part of the ...

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Are the Ferengi the richest and most powerful civilization in the Star Trek world given that they are the most driven by the pursuit of money?
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No, they are not the most powerful. They are often shown to be weak, backward and corrupt. Why? Most civilizations in the Star Trek universe are post capitalist. Gene Roddenberry felt: that by ...

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Has Batman ever teamed up with Joker?
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Also in Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham most of the heroes and villains team up to defeat Brainiac including Batman and Joker. However this may not be canon.

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Is there any change in the special editions in favour or against the Star Wars Ring Theory?
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I have looked through the changes with the special edition here. In retrospect I would say most of the substantial changes are cosmetic. Or do very little to add to the ring theory. However this is ...

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What is the latest date for the setting in a sci-fi text or movie?
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I'll start bidding at 9595 from this In the year 2525 If man is still alive If woman can survive They may find In the year 3535 Ain't gonna need to tell the truth, tell no lies Everything you ...

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Was there a disturbance in the force when the Death Star was destroyed?
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In addition to the loss of life. The death star laser was powered by huge Kyber cristals which 'resonate' with the force. The destruction of these would likely cause a 'disturbance' in the force. ...

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Were the actors in Cloud Atlas meant to portray characters that were somehow related?
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I have not seen the film. But from my memory of the Book the characters are not intended to be physically related. In fact, some may even be fictional (Within the world of Cloud Atlas). As well as ...

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What was more powerful - the power of the ring or the willpower of Gandalf and Aragorn?
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It is very clear in the films that the ring could tempt Gandalf and Aragorn just not as easily as others. With Gandalf at Bag End Frodo: "Take it Gandalf! Take it!" Gandalf: "No, Frodo." ...

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Is the plot of Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome before or after Road Warrior?
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The car provides continuity. He has 'the last of the V8s' in the first two I believe, it is destroyed at the end of 2. He would not switch to a camel train and then back to the car again.

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How does Obi-Wan find out about the Empire in time to mention it in his warning?
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I don't think the two things are the same. The Beacon seems to be a small text based message, it was originally intended to get Jedi to come to Coruscant. The object in Rebels is a holocron with a ...

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Are there feline creatures in the Star Wars Universe?
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Yes. Loth-Cats are part of Disney canon.

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How long had the rebels been on Hoth before the Battle of Hoth?
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From the opening crawl. Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of freedom fighters led by Luke Skywalker have established a new secret base on the remote ice world of Hoth. So it sounds ...

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Why did Lucas choose to keep memory of R2-D2?
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R2-D2 relays the story to the Whills, so cannot have his memory wiped. In The Annotated Screenplays for the original trilogy George Lucas says Originally, I was trying to have the story be told by ...

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Why didn't Kenobi start training Luke earlier?
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This is covered in ANH Obi-Wan Kenobi on giving Luke his lightsaber: I have something here for you. Your father wanted you to have this when you were old enough, but your uncle wouldn't allow it....

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Why do the lightsaber moves of Luke Skywalker look so uncoordinated and crude compared to the prequels?
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This needs a quote from the horses mouth. In writing the prequel trilogy, George Lucas said he wanted the lightsaber combat to be "reminiscent of what had been done in the previous films but ...

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Was Gimli the last of his race?
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As far as the Movies are concerned they do mention the Dwarves Elrond: This evil cannot be concealed by the power of the Elves. We do not have the strength to withstand both Mordor and Isengard....

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What is the Alternate Universe's Fringe Division logo derived from?
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It always reminded me of the SS Logo: Not to 'F' letters but the circle around and the connotations to a Über police department seem to fit.

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