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New this week Continuity mistake: When Rick is talking to the girl on-set, he's smoking. A couple of times his hand is up in one angle, then immediately down in the next, then back.

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New this week Trivia: Rick Dalton's car is a 1966 Cadillac deVille. It's owned by Michael Madsen, who has a cameo in this film, and is the same car he drove in Reservoir Dogs.

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New this month Question: Spider-Man: Far From Home shows that people snapped back after the "blip" come back in exactly the same place they disappeared from - mid-band performance, for example, and getting a basketball to the head as a result. Have the makers of either movie expanded on the ramifications of this? Because people snapped off a flight for example, might reappear mid-air...but with no plane, so plummet to their deaths.

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New this month Answer: Kevin Feige said in a Reddit thread that Hulk specifically brought everyone back in a safe place.

New this month Chosen answer: The makers haven't said anything that I have heard, but we can see and deduce a couple things. First, if you watch the band members disappear, then the reappearance, those that reappear are not at the locations of those that disappeared (note the two videos are 90° off from each other), meaning either some compensation happened in Stark's invocation, or the filmmakers made a mistake in their portrayal. Second, we don't hear anyone in the movie make any comment about such problems so that implies the blip-ending had a compensation for such events so they didn't happen, though to prevent calamity, not simple harm. If you take this issue to the extreme, the planet is no longer where it was, plus has spun on its axis, so if no compensation occurred, everyone would have reappeared in space millions of miles away from the planet's new location, which they didn't.

7th Aug 2019

Justice League (2017)

New this month Trivia: In Justice League, Jason Momoa has one line of Icelandic. His pronunciation was so atrocious that when shown in Iceland, which normally subtitles English-language movies, the Icelandic also had to be subtitled...into Icelandic, just so people could understand what he said.

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4th Aug 2019

Elementary (2012)

Unfriended - S7-E11

New this month Character mistake: Odin Reichenbach talks to Sherlock about "doing the irrevocable", but pronounces it "irrevOWEcable." It should be pronounced "irrevacable" in both British and American English. He's supposed to be a highly intelligent, highly educated person - not a mistake he should make.

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New this month Suggested correction: Not necessarily. A lot of people have strange vocal tics where they pronounce a certain word in a certain way, usually without even realizing it. My grandfather was a smart guy, and he always mis-pronounced "toilet" as "ter-let."

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3rd Aug 2019

Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

New this month Continuity mistake: The final battle starts around dawn, and it's very dark when the bad guys arrive, but between shots it suddenly gets much brighter.

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2nd Aug 2019

Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

New this month Trivia: Shaw walks past a Mini Cooper at one point, making a reference to a job in Italy and how Shaw would have been useful as a heavy bus driver. A nod to his role in The Italian Job remake, although given it's an original mini and his bus comment, it's got more parallels to the original. While it's been theorised Deckard Shaw might have been "Handsome Rob" in the remake, just undercover, the timelines don't work, given when Rob was in prison Shaw was in the military.

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29th Jul 2019

The Boys (2019)

Good for the Soul - S1-E5

New this month Plot hole: The nanny cam footage A-Train watches makes no sense. There's footage of him having sex with Popclaw, then static, then her accidentally killing the landlord. That would only happen if someone edited it together - there's no lead-in to her landlord situation, it just cuts right to his death and the Boys arriving. But they were in the bedroom well before that - either it's motion sensitive and should have caught the whole thing, or it's recording continuously and still should have caught the whole thing. Instead this digital recording acts like a VHS tape someone accidentally recorded over.

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29th Jul 2019

The Boys (2019)

Good for the Soul - S1-E5

New this month Continuity mistake: Elisabeth Shue is talking to Homelander by her car. As she gets her baby out of the car, she says "can we please just talk later" and has a muslin hanging over her right shoulder, turns around, and from the reverse angle the muslin is bundled up in front of her, not over her shoulder at all. Then the angle changes again and it's back where it was before.

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28th Jul 2019

The Boys (2019)

Get Some - S1-E3

New this month Trivia: "Seth and Evan from marketing" is a nod to the executive producers, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.

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27th Jul 2019

The Boys (2019)

New this month Trivia: Simon Pegg's extended cameo as Hughie's father is a specific nod to the comics - the look of "Wee Hughie" in the original comics was based on Simon Pegg. Artist Darick Robertson said "it was important to capture an innocence but tough determination in Hughie. Two things that seemed to contradict each other and somehow in early sketches he kept looking too old. When I saw Simon Pegg in Spaced I thought he captured that balance perfectly." Pegg knew he was too old to play the character himself, but was happy to play his father.

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27th Jul 2019

The Boys (2019)

Cherry - S1-E2

New this month Other mistake: The whole point of the "ass bomb" is that Translucent's skin is impenetrable, no way into his body except, as they realise, through his ass. So when the bomb goes off, the blast should be entirely contained within his impenetrable skin, leaving a flesh-bag of destroyed internal organs. Instead he explodes into mush. They even say afterwards his skin won't burn off so they've got to dispose of it somehow.

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16th Jul 2019

Legion (2017)

Chapter 11 - S2-E3

Trivia: The idea of "mental contamination" mentioned at the start of the episode is real, and the demonstration using cheerleaders is based on fact. 5 cheerleaders and 5 other students had seizures in a town in 2002, in 1952 165 cheerleaders fainted before half time at a football game. A famous incident was in Le Roy in 2011 - those who were featured in the press took longer to recover than those who didn't, suggesting a strong social/communication basis.

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Season 6 generally

Deliberate mistake: The last season touched on Infinity War happening - this season jumps forwards a year, meaning that we should be one year into the "blip" (or snap), with half the universe missing. But the team is all together, and the world/universe is utterly unaffected. Largely a byproduct of disagreement between the film and TV sides of Marvel, plus scheduling vagueness meaning they couldn't risk spoiling Endgame if they came back on the air before that was released. But considering the show is 100% part of the MCU, that's a pretty massive contradiction.

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6th Jul 2019

Slither (2006)

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Trivia: The "Earl Bassett Community School" is named after the character Fred Ward played in Tremors.

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Question: Tyler triggers the explosives in the tunnel and dies - how does that happen? Is it literally just coincidence/hubris that he made a mistake/the card didn't work?

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Question: At least a couple of times the grenades make a clear "clockwork" noise before going off, which I don't recall happening in many other films. Do any grenades actually make a noise like that? Or is it actually accurate, and silent grenades are the inaccurate "movie" versions?

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Factual error: The attacking helicopters get a "missile lock" warning on two occasions from the Javelins, despite Javelins being infra-red guided, meaning there's no active signal for the helicopters to detect.

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Plot hole: After blowing up the gate, the President turns on the TV news in the car...for no reason, other than for them to conveniently get the information that Channing Tatum's daughter is about to be executed, distracting him.

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Trivia: The bad guys chasing the Presidential limo around with a minigun-containing SUV might seem like movie fiction, but that's actually part of the presidential motorcade - two such SUVs, each containing a Dillon Aero Gatling gun.

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