Corrected entry: The hospital scene is impossible. All hospital workers, regardless of rank, work 12 hour maximum shifts. The guy that sold her to the trucker would have been off shift while she was in his car trying to "wiggle her toe." The movie states a 13 hour time frame in the car. Its impossible. At the end of the RN's shift, he would have been noticed dead. No way that 13 hours could happen without a major police investigation, which would include finding his vehicle in the parking garage. Plus, even in the scrubs she stole from him, she would not be able to wheel her way into the parking establishment without proper ID.
Corrected entry: When the bride picks the Hatori Hanzo sword from the rack she begins to remove it from the scabbard. Her left hand is at the opening of the scabbard as she starts to pull out the sword. The shot from further away when she totally removes the sword her left hand has moved further down the scabbard, away from the opening.
Corrected entry: It seems all the Tarantino films have some sort of "trunk-view" camera shot. Reservoir Dogs has Mr. Blond showing off his nabbed police officer who he kept in the trunk. Jules and Vincent get their guns from the trunk and discuss "we should have shotguns" during the trunk-view. Samuel L. Jackson makes a guy get in the trunk, shoots him, and later shows the body in the trunk to Robert DeNiro. The Bride in Kill Bill explains to Sophie the reasons she has left her alive all during an inside-the-trunk view. I'm beginning to see a pattern.
Corrected entry: Count the seconds between the clunks of the waterfeature during the climax of the film in the snow-garden. The clunks are never the same amount of time apart, which you would expect from a feature like that.
01:26:35 - 01:27:30
Corrected entry: In chapter 2, at the chapel of "El Paso", the groom didn't wear a morning coat, although in "Kill Bill 2" he did. It's supposed to be the same moment in time.
Corrected entry: When the Bride is looking at Hattori Hanzo's various swords in his loft, she reaches for one in a reddish brown scabbard. Hanzo tells her to reach for a different one. When the whole display of swords is shown, there is no reddish brown scabbard on any of the swords.
Corrected entry: The second time Gogo hits the Bride with the metal ball on the chain she falls backwards over a table and lands on her back. There is a shot of the Bride's face and there is a considerable amount of blood in her mouth all over her teeth. However, seconds later the blood is gone and remains gone throughout the rest of that scene.Tina Gilliam
Corrected entry: The Bride prominently displays her katana on the Air-O flight to Tokyo. The sword is never seen when the Bride rides to the House of Blue Leaves, nor is it on her person up to, and including the scene where she encounters Sophie in the ladies' room. The first time it appears is when the Bride hacks off Sophie's arm.
Corrected entry: With the amount of blood loss she sustained, there is no way for Sophie to have any colour in her face when she was told by the Bride to stay where she was; Sophie's face would have been extremely pale in colour, to say the least.
Corrected entry: When the lyrics start for the "Whoo-hoo" song in the restaurant, not one of the band members are moving their mouths.
Corrected entry: Something is seriously wrong with Vernita Green's daughter's age. Nikki would have to be younger than BB (Beatrix's daughter) if you consider that Vernita probably got pregnant after trying to kill Beatrix. This would but BB at least 9 months to a year older than Nikki. Now, if BB is 4, then is Nikki 2 or 3 and going to school? Not to mention that she was played by an actress who was 7 or 8 at the time, Nikki's age was handled incorrectly either way.Daniel Garner
Corrected entry: During the fight with the Crazy 88, there is one shot where the Bride stabs one guy, then uses him as a shield. When she first stabs him, there is no blood at his teeth. Then in the next shot, his mouth has filled up with blood. Blood doesn't travel that quickly.
Corrected entry: When Vernita Green and The Bride are in the kitchen, Vernita Green says the line "Very funny, b*tch". The shot then changes to The Bride, who is holding a coffee mug given to her earlier in the scene. But when Vernita yells "VERY FUNNY" and shoots at The Bride, the coffee mug changes from The Bride resting the handle on her fingers to her holding the cup.
Corrected entry: During the fight scenes with the crazy 88's, there's a lot of stopping and starting. When the action starts again, watch some of the 88's in the background, they just sort of make pretend martial arts moves at nobody in particular. Obviously most people don't notice, since they're watching The Bride, but once you notice it, it's really amusing to see.
Corrected entry: When The Bride is shot in the head at the beginning, while on the floor facing up, the blood sprays onto the floor to the right where she's lying but nothing can be seen coming from the side of her head where she was shot. Also The Bride is facing up at Bill; thus, the gun should be in the same general direction; therefore the entry point should be easily seen.Larry Koehn
Corrected entry: As the Yakuza motorcade drives to the restaurant, there is a neon-lit, circular structure to the right of the vehicle. Approximately two shots later, we see the body guard who is dressed like a school girl driving the car; and the same structure is seen, in the background, behind her, which is to the left of the car.
Corrected entry: When handling katanas and Japanese swords, if you are serious about keeping and collecting them, you do NOT make that snapping noise at the end when you put it back into the sheath. Both the sword-maker and 'the bride' do this all the time.
Corrected entry: When Vernita and the Bride are talking in Vernita's kitchen, the mug the Bride is holding changes color and the Bride holds it differently. We see the Bride go to the wall and lean against it holding a red mug by the handle. The picture moves to Vernita talking and when it moves back to the Bride, she is drinking from a black mug with her fingers around the mug through the handle.
Corrected entry: In the scene with O-Ren in the Snow Garden, she is barely sitting up when she says "attack me." In the next shot, she is already on her feet in a fighting stance which was achieved impossibly quickly.
Corrected entry: The Bride's muscles, not only her upper body but her legs, are obviously in unbelievably good condition after four years in a coma. What she is doing during her 13 hours in the back of the truck is not growing new muscle tissue, but retraining the nerves which control her legs. The nerves had, presumably, been shocked but not destroyed by her head trauma. (For normal humans, this process should take a matter of weeks.)
00:29:25 - 00:44:15
Corrected entry: In the fight scene between Vernita and the Bride, Vernita says she has a family now and has changed. The Bride says that nothing Vernita has done within the last four years, including "getting knocked up" can make up for what was done. If Vernita got pregnant the same day she helped kill the Bride then the child would only be a little over three years old. The character and actress in the film are closer to six years old due to her physical size and maturity and the fact that she got off a school bus.
Corrected entry: In The House Of Blue Leaves, the line spoken between The Bride and O-Ren, "Silly rabbit, Trix are for kids", is a double reference to The Bride's real name, Beatrix. First, her name could have been shortened by the other DiVAS to Trix (as some sort of nickname). Also, the author of 'Peter Rabbit' is named Beatrix Potter, giving the "Silly rabbit" part of the line. This line was most likely written to be some sort of inside reference between the two characters.
Corrected entry: When Beatrix wakes up from her coma, she takes the Pussy Wagon from the parking garage. The first place she goes for revenge is to Japan. Her next kill is Vernita back in America, and she still somehow is driving the Pussy Wagon.
Corrected entry: In the battle at the House of Blue Leaves, there is a period of time where the film becomes black and white. During this time much of the blood is clear, revealing that it is actually just water or a similar substance, as so to save money from fake blood. The black and white coloring makes it a little harder to notice.
Corrected entry: In the Crazy 88 fight scene, The Bride and the Crazy 88 take the fighting inside the restaurant where O-Ren was originally eating, and that's when the silhouette scene comes in. Problem is, the floor in the silhouette scene and the floor of the restaurant don't match. The latter is traditional tatami, and we see this earlier in the movie, made of straw. In the silhouette scene, the floor is obviously not the same anymore - we hear the shoes hitting hard wood, or marble, and light reflects it, too.
Corrected entry: When O-Ren sees her young body guard killed, she stabs the short dagger belonging to the young girl into the hand rail of the banister of the catwalk. Uma Thurman begins fighting another guy and they end up on the banister and they fight for a while before she finally gets rid of him. There is no knife shown in the rail the entire fight, but when she tells the Crazy 88's to leave the knife is magically in front of her.
Corrected entry: During the fight in the snow at the back of the club, the snow doesn't fall fast enough to cover the tracks of the fight taking place between the two women.
Corrected entry: If O-Ren can hear so well that she senses the Bride crouched outside the door, throws a dart at her, and sends GoGo to check, how come she can't hear the Bride jump down from her hiding place in the ceiling after GoGo returns?
01:09:25 - 01:10:30
Corrected entry: Uma is in the back of the truck trying to wiggle her big toe. It cuts to 13 hours later, and there's a shot at ground level of her stepping out. There is something dripping from the rear of the truck. The truck is parked in a covered garage, and after 13 hours, any water from driving outside should be dry. If it was a gas tank or something else leaking, the puddle should be a lot bigger when it goes to a top view of the truck pulling away. Can't be the AC as the engine wasn't on.
Corrected entry: Uma cuts off both of Sophie's arms (the other one in the car boot, which can be seen in the Japanese cut of the movie), but when Sophie tumbles down the slope near the hospital, she still has one arm.
Corrected entry: Whenever O-Ren's mother is killed, we see the bottom of the bed with the sword protruding from it. After a few seconds, the blood starts to bleed through the fabric but appears in random places. This should not happen if there is only one wound.
Corrected entry: When "The Bride" has just killed Vernita Green, she leaves the house and we see the "Pussy Wagon's" passenger window from the view of the front door. When 'The Bride' enters the car, we see through the driver's window, the house's front door. Between shots of "The Bride" leaving the house and entering the car, the vehicle has completely changed the direction it's facing.
Corrected entry: A coma patient without a foley catheter (for urine drainage)? Not possible. If Buck removed it so that Larry could have sex with her, he would have done it just before leaving the room. Even if he had removed it earlier, it's very unlikely that he would have taken the time to also remove the catheter bag (urine collection bag that would be hanging down next to the bed), which is also missing.
Corrected entry: Uma looks remarkably well for someone who has been in a coma for 4 years. No wasting of muscles, no pressure sores, no incopad (to catch the faeces from those ever running bowels) no bladder catheter (as mentioned by someone else as mistake) and a full recovery (after waking up) within 13 hours, of which the first few minutes were already enough to give her full use of upper limbs. How she was fed also remains a mystery, because normally that is done by intravenous access (but she hasn't got a line in) or via a tube (known as nasogastric tube) which enters the nose and ends up in the stomach.
Corrected entry: In the anime scene where we see O-Ren as a twenty-year-old top-assassin murdering her victim from the roof, first she has no nail polish on, then in the next shot her nails are red.
Corrected entry: When Uma Thurman is talking about O-ren Ishii and first introducing her gang at the dinner explaining how a half Japanese/Chinese American could become a Yakuza leader, she introduces Sofie Fatale as "the woman sitting to O-ren's right is..." while in fact Sofie is sitting on O-ren's left and our right.
Corrected entry: When the swordmaker has agreed to make a sword for Uma Thurman, he says something before going downstairs and the subtitles read "I suggest you spend it practicing". It should be "practising" - it's a verb when spelt with an S, and a noun when spelt with a C (like advice/advise).Jon Sandys
Corrected entry: 13 hours that Black Mamba spent in the truck trying to get her legs out of entropy was surely enough time for someone to find the bodies and subsequently for police to comb the place and find her in the truck.
Corrected entry: When The Bride is fighting O-ren at the end, outside, in winter, in the snow, next to the frozen pond, it's cold right? So how come you can't see their breath? There are close ups of their faces breathing heavily, but no clouds. Is it perchance because it's shot in a nice warm studio? I think so.
Corrected entry: When Hattori Honzo hands The Bride her sword in a very formal manner she responds with the word 'domo' - thanks. As she is obviously fluent in Japanese she would no doubt be aware that this casual term would be inappropriate for the occasion and possibly cause offence. More accurately she should have responded with 'arigato gozaimasu'.
Corrected entry: During the fight sequence in the restaurant, Uma's shoes change colour from yellow, to white, to yellow again. Keep an eye on her feet, it's more obvious in some places than others.
Corrected entry: When the bride is writing out her list on the plane, we see her from her right and her sword is shown in the seat opposite. As soon as the shot changes to show the list the sword has moved to her left, between the seat and the window.
Corrected entry: She is in a coma for 4 years and those kind nurses plucked her eyebrows and streaked her hair for her, as well as taking good care of her nails.
Corrected entry: The Bride wakes after four years in a coma. She is as weak as a kitten, unarmed and friendless. Given the choice of on whom to first extract her revenge, which does she pick; 1) The leader of organized crime in a country half way across the world who is guarded by 88+ bloodthirsty bodyguards? Or, 2) The woman who has left the business (and gone soft), lives within driving distance and is likely to be alone during the day? Of course she chooses 1.
Corrected entry: Sophie lays on the ground bleeding for quite some time, yet she never applies pressure to the wound, and she never tries bandaging it. She seems to spurt quite a lot of blood when her arm is first chopped off. Additionally she was interrogated by "The Bride" afterwards, surely she would have bled to death.Sol Parker
Corrected entry: When the police arrive at the church to find the bloody massacre of bodies, the cop reports that there are nine dead bodies, including that of the Bride. This comment is made prior to the discovery that the Bride is indeed alive, meaning that there are actually only 8 dead bodies. Later in the film, the Bride tells O-Ren Ishi that O-Ren's one mistake in the church that day was that she should have killed ten. But had O-Ren succeeded in killing the Bride, her death would have been only the ninth, as reported earlier by the cop before it was known that she was still alive.
Corrected entry: When Black Mamba returns from Tokyo after killing Ishii, the movie shows the plane in an orange sky. If you look above the front of the plane closely, you can see a piece of metal connecting a fishing line.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Uma Thurman is in the back of Buck's truck, she is trying to wiggle her big toe. She does this because, as she says, "entropy" in her legs. Entropy is a physics term regarding energy. Atrophy is the correct term regarding the wasting away of muscle due to lack of use.
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