Urban Legend

Continuity mistake: When Tosh is on the computer she is in a Gothic chat room. As she types her first message you can see it is for the entire room. But as the shot changes it is now for just one user. It happens too fast for it to be a technological intervention. (00:36:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Natalie is in the car, she is unaware that tied to the back is rope which is also hanging Damon from the tree. When she reverses, this causes him to crash into the windshield. However between shots the way he is falling and the way he lands is inconsistent. (00:29:55)

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Continuity mistake: In the opening scene with Michelle driving, there is a wide shot of the dash board, and you can see the pointer is on fifty-eight mph. Then in the next close up of the low fuel signal, the pointer is no longer there. (00:03:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Natalie and Brenda are walking across campus and come across the stall with Paul's newspapers, Natalie picks up one of them. Between shots, the way she holds it open changes from holding it in the middle, to the top. (00:19:40)

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Continuity mistake: Inside the radio station tower, Sasha is just being introduced to a new speaker calling in. The equipment assistant holds up a card saying 'Felicia' for Sasha, with his left hand. In the next shot it is in his right. (00:08:25)

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Continuity mistake: When Michelle gets back into her car after escaping the gas station attendant, as she drives following the moments up to when she is decapitated in her car, her wet fringe keeps on changing position between shots. (00:07:25)

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Continuity mistake: Brenda is showing Natalie a slideshow using a projector to show her how her boyfriend was killed; she firstly shows a photo, then a newspaper article. The article is left projected for the whole scene. That is until Brenda is shot out of the window, and now it is the photo that is back to being projected. (01:22:20 - 01:28:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Sasha is pushed over the banister by the killer, she grabs the corner of the stairs; as she hangs on, her hands change position. In one shot she has one hand either side of the corner. Then she has both hands on the right side, then back again. (01:07:55)

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Paul Gardener: How long have you been working here?
Weird Janitor: Too damn long.

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Trivia: In the scene where Natalie and Damon drive off to the woods, when the car starts the song that plays for a second before Damon turns it off is the theme song from Dawson's Creek, which Joshua Jackson, who plays Damon, stars in.

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Question: I do not completely get the whole "Gang headlight" thing at all,I've seen the film more than 10 times but it still is confusing.

Answer: This urban legend involves wannabe gang-bangers being required to make a kill to join the gang. In this scenario they drive with their headlights off and kill the driver of the first car that flashes their headlights at them. This was proved to be a false urban legend by snopes.com where more information can be found at http://www.snopes.com/horrors/madmen/lightsout.asp.


Answer: For another, film centric, explanation, the Kevin Bacon film - Death Sentence features the gang high beam initiation. It's really what starts off the whole film plot and vigilante revenge storyline.

Alan Keddie

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