Continuity mistake: In the scene where the mother introduces Mason to her college professor, the class ends at 1:35 according to the clock on the wall. In the span of a few seconds as Mason and her mother walk to the front of the classroom the clock shows 1:55.


Continuity mistake: Mason blows out the candles on his cake. In the first shot you can see that he blew out all the candles except 2 on the opposite ends of the cake, in the very next shot you can see that 1 of those candles is now out. (01:36:45)


Continuity mistake: Mason is taking the pictures of his girlfriend off a display and placing them in his file. In the shot where a teacher comes and says "Mason, silver-medal winner", he is shown taking off one picture from the display and lowers it. The shot changes and the picture is suddenly back on the display, which he then takes off a second time. (02:06:10)

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Continuity mistake: When Mason is out with his friends and they are throwing blades at the wooden cut out, Mason throws a blade, than it cuts to his other friend, than it cuts back to the wooden cut out and the blade Mason threw suddenly disappears.

Continuity mistake: At an Astros game, a visiting Milwaukee Brewers player is shown batting with a dark shirt. Later, when the Astros win, all the Brewers are wearing white or light-colored shirts.

Mason: So what's the point?
Dad: Of what?
Mason: I don't know, any of this. Everything.
Dad: Everything? What's the point? I mean, I sure as shit don't know. Neither does anybody else, okay? We're all just winging it, you know? The good news is you're feeling stuff. And you've got to hold on to that.

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