Kiss of the Dragon

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene on the boat when Jet is being chased by Inspector Richard's men, Jet grabs a chair and smashes the window as an escape. Just before the chair hits, you can see where the glass was scored (in a huge 'X' shape) to ensure the glass breaks fully.

Continuity mistake: When Bridget Fonda is hooked to the steel pipe in Richard's office, she is gasping for air. Then the camera angle switches, and if you listen carefully you can hear that her gasping just stops. Nobody can get their breath that fast.

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Liu Jian: I don't like to get bored.
Richard: Me neither, but you turn out to be very boring.

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Question: Is it really possible to stop blood flowing from the brain with a pin stuck in the neck? Also, why does the blood not flow again after Jet Li has removed the pin?

Answer: 1). Yes it is possible. 2) If you listened while Li told the dying man what was happening, he said that when he pulled the pin out, the blood WOULD flow again, except: because of the empty blood vessels, there would be a vacuum effect that would suck too much blood too fast... therefore the guy dies.

Answer: The acupuncture point known as "Point 15" is in a delicate area of the spinal column, a little below the second cervical vertebra. It's a definite knock-out target in fighting, and it can even be a lethal target. But Jet Li's explanation that it somehow prevents blood from flowing away from the brain is pure nonsense.

Charles Austin Miller

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