Ocean's Eight

Ocean's Eight (2018)

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New this month Factual error: A shot of Paul Damanian's computer's screen shows mostly a large wallpaper. At the bottom, there is a taskbar that resembles that of Windows 10. Judging from the task view icon, it is Windows 10 version 1709 or earlier. The taskbar is retouched: The Start button is missing, and the Microsoft Store icon is edited to have the Windows logo cropped out. The taskbar is missing the clock, and the Action Center icon appears before that of the Touch Keyboard icon. There are four icons on the desktop, but none have a label. The icons correspond to "This PC", "Contacts", "Documents" and "Pictures" but none are genuine Windows 10 icons. The "This PC" icon is from Windows 7, while the other three icons are edited versions of what's seen in Windows 10. There is a battery icon but this item appears on laptop computers only; this one is a Dell desktop computer. After clicking on the Search icon (Cortana seems to have been disabled) a task manager appears instead. Moreover, the task manager belongs macOS rather than Windows. No wonder the tasks shown in it moments later are running in the context of the "root" user account. Then an app is executed on that computer called "McCallister Security Visual Matrix Controller" but the window chrome indicates that it is a Linux app. (00:48:25 - 00:48:55)


New this month Factual error: This film repeats on of the classic mistakes that countless films have repeated since the invention of personal computers: It shows that letters in a password are discovered independent of each other. In reality, this is not possible. The computers themselves don't know the password; they only know a "hash digest" with which they can only determine if the password is 100% correct, or not. (If you need technical details, look up "Cryptographic hash function" on Wikipedia).


Factual error: Rhianna is watching a live feed of a man's office via webcam. We see a closeup of the screen. At the top it shows the filename being a ".jpeg." Jpegs are still image files, not movies, let alone live streams.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie when Debbie visits Danny's grave, the headstone first reads 1963 - 2018. A moment later when shown from the side, the writing has changed to 1958 - 2017. At the end of the movie when Debbie visits the grave again, it reads 1963 - 2018.


Plot hole: When they covered every inch of the museum they conveniently missed out a spot where Daphne Kluger kissed Claude Becker.

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New this month Suggested correction: There is no evidence to support that they missed that certain spot! It is quite possible that the kissing scene was recorded on the camera, and even seen by the security personnel, the Ocean's 8 (who had tapped into the system) and even Mr. Fraser himself. When Daphne Kludger (played by Anne Hathaway) denied having been ever alone with Claude at 1:26:03 point, Fraser didn't necessary believe her. Quite to the contrary, on point 1:26:36, he said "I have five innocent people who seem to be suspects", one of whom is Daphne.


Continuity mistake: When Debbie Ocean and Lou character are talking in the jeep, in the first shot the window behind Debbie is open about an inch, in every other shot it's closed.

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New this month Suggested correction: Well, I checked between point 0:09:15 and point 0:09:47. I distinguish four shots, each a couple of seconds, in which the right-side rear window is visible: 0:09:21 (before the jeep moves), 0:09:30 (moving jeep), 0:09:36 and 0:09:42. I am afraid in all of them the window is one centimeter short of being closed.


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