Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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Revealing mistake: In the Forbidden Forest, HRH are introduced to Grawp. Just as the giant lifts Hermione off the ground, in the shot from behind her, Hermione's legs disappear below her calves; the digital lines are actually visible. Slow-mo is not necessary. (Only visible on fullscreen DVD.) (01:29:40)

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Revealing mistake: When Dumbledore is dueling with Voldemort in the Ministry Atrium, there is a close-up shot of Voldemort as he opens his mouth wide, laughing. The filling in the Dark Lord's upper molar is visible in his newly acquired body. (01:54:25)

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Revealing mistake: In the Department of Mysteries, when Lucius removes his mask Bellatrix stands behind him, but her entire body has been digitally blackened. Additionally, there are two distinct shots in which there is a digital shape highlighting Bellatrix's face/upper body that moves as she moves. The first occurs when she remarks, "He knows how to play," then after Lucius begins to say, "Prophecies can only be retrieved," when he continues with the words, "by those about whom" it occurs once again in the close-up. (01:44:25)

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Revealing mistake: When the students are riding on the Thestrals to London, in one shot Luna's hair is practically still. Seeing as they're flying fast in the air, and the Thestrals' wings are flapping strongly, surely her hair would be blowing much more fiercely. (01:41:15)

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Revealing mistake: When Harry is going down to Hagrid's hut and discovers he isn't home, he looks over the forest discovering the thestrals. The camera moves back so Harry is also visible in the shot, but as he becomes visible, just shortly at his head to the left some of his head goes missing showing that it is a chroma-keyed background / blue or green screen. (00:40:50)

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Revealing mistake: Throughout parts of the film, there are points where it is obvious that Harry doesn't have glass in his glasses. One of the more noticeable points is when he is talking to Sirius in the fire. (00:50:00)

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Revealing mistake: Just as Dumbledore is about to introduce Umbridge the shot cuts to Umbridge. Look at the candle to the right of Snape; you can see a string holding on the right hand side of the candle holding it up. You can also see the strings on all three of the candles.

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Revealing mistake: In the Forbidden Forest, HRH are introduced to Grawp. Just as the giant lifts Hermione off the ground, in the shot from behind her, Hermione's legs disappear below her calves; the digital lines are actually visible. Slow-mo is not necessary. (Only visible on fullscreen DVD.) (01:29:40)

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Trivia: The costume department tried in vain to produce Luna's radish-like earrings. Evana Lynch made her own - they're the ones she wears in the film.

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Question: Can someone please explain the prophecy?

Answer: Sure. The whole prophecy, taken from the books, reads as follows: "The one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord approaches... born to those who have thrice defied him, born as the seventh month dies... and the Dark Lord will mark him as his equal, but he will have power the Dark Lord knows not... and either must die at the hand of the other for neither can live while the other survives... the one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord will be born as the seventh month dies...". Thus stating that the person who will be able to defeat Voldemort will be born at the end of July, to parents who have escaped Voldemort on three occasions - this applies to Harry, born on July 31st, and also to Neville Longbottom, born the previous day. It states that Voldemort will mark his enemy, which occurs when Harry was a year old, when Voldemort failed to kill him, leaving him with his scar - the deciding event that determined that Harry was the subject of the prophecy. The power "that the Dark Lord has not" is believed to refer to Harry's capacity for love, which Voldemort lacks entirely. Finally, the "neither can live while the other survives" section is fairly straight-forward; only one of the pair will live, the other must die - the interpretation being that one must kill the other.

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