Jon Sandys

29th Sep 2004

Star Wars (1977)

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Continuity mistake: During the battle between Obi-Wan and Darth Vader, there's a scorched slash mark on the wall to Obi-Wan's right before either saber makes contact with it. A few seconds later Darth slashes his saber in exactly that spot (we can see the scorch mark again before he hits it). (01:26:50)

Jon Sandys Premium member

29th Sep 2004

Wimbledon (2004)

Continuity mistake: On the London Eye, Peter and Lizzie are looking at the Houses of Parliament from quite a height, so they've got around ten minutes before they're back on the ground (a "flight" takes around 30 mins). Jake walks up, Peter punches him, then immediately they run off in the hubbub afterwards, suddenly back at ground level.

Jon Sandys Premium member

22nd Sep 2004

The Crow (1994)

Chosen answer: Eliza is Eliza Hutton. She was Brandon Lee's fiance at the time of his death. They were supposed to be married only weeks after Lee died.

T Poston

22nd Sep 2004

The Crow (1994)

Continuity mistake: When Eric is about to leave Gideon, he points the shotgun at him, then holds it vertically. Just after he says "your job is to tell the rest of them..." we see a shot of Gideon, and the barrel of the shotgun is visible in the top left corner, pointing at him again. Back to Eric, and the shotgun's still vertical. (00:30:00)

Jon Sandys Premium member

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Continuity mistake: When Valmont is waving the letter behind his back, in the closeup the address is facing upwards, but in the wider shot we can see the wax seal is now visible.

Jon Sandys Premium member

12th Sep 2004

Friends (1994)

2nd Sep 2004

Friends (1994)

The Last One (1) - S10-E19

Trivia: A bit too unlikely to be just a coincidence, but I can't work out the significance. The doctor who delivers Phoebe's triplets (the one who loves Fonzie) played the evil head of Wolfram and Hart in "Angel". The doctor who delivers Erica's twins in this episode also plays the evil head of Wolfram and Hart in "Angel" (after the death of the first guy).

Jon Sandys Premium member

29th Aug 2004

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

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Trivia: When we see Eddie on his way to the warehouse there's a clue as to the rat's identity - an orange balloon behind the car.

Jon Sandys Premium member

29th Aug 2004

Someone Like You (2001)

Continuity mistake: In the meeting just after Ashley Judd has worked out that "D" is Diane, Diane asks her where they stand. In the wide shot both her hands are in her lap, but when we cut to a closer shot suddenly she's fanning herself with a bit of paper that's come from nowhere.

Jon Sandys Premium member

12th Aug 2004

I, Robot (2004)

Continuity mistake: The time shown on the video that Will Smith watches in the Doctor's house jumps backwards - we see it count up to about 24 seconds, then we cut away from it (still hearing the video playing) for about 10 seconds, then when we cut back it's only up to about 26 seconds.

Jon Sandys Premium member

11th Aug 2004

Timecop (1994)

Factual error: We're told they carbon dated the gold to determine its age. Problem is, the gold hasn't aged by the normal processs - as it's been brought forward in time it will appear to be extremely new. As such carbon dating wouldn't work. Also, carbon dating only works on things that were alive and absorbed carbon-14; gold, having never been alive, could not be dated this way.

Jon Sandys Premium member

10th Aug 2004

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

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Continuity mistake: When we see the police officer checking the hit counter on an adult web site, the hit counter goes down from 1,739,986 to 1,739,944 a few seconds later.

Jon Sandys Premium member

Continuity mistake: When Alex sees the cop hiding in the shower on the camera/web server towards the end, the hit counter is at the same level as it was earlier in the film (despite increasing steadily every second when we last saw it). Plus the mouse cursor is slowly moving up from "Camera 3" to "Camera 1", despite Alex not moving the mouse. (01:12:55)

Jon Sandys Premium member

3rd Aug 2004

Friends (1994)

3rd Aug 2004

Friends (1994)

23rd Jul 2004

High Fidelity (2000)

Continuity mistake: Towards the end when John and Joan Cusack are arguing at the wake, in wide shots John is quite far from Joan, but in closer shots their faces are much closer together.

Jon Sandys Premium member

22nd Jul 2004

Mystery, Alaska (1999)

Question: Given that in the book she's lusting after Colin Firth, but the films star Colin Firth as someone else, does anyone know for sure what's being done? Is it someone acting the part of Colin Firth, or will it be another celebrity playing themselves? Given filming's probably finished by now, there must be a definitive answer...

Jon Sandys Premium member

Chosen answer: While there were rumours that a different celebrity was to be used - George Clooney was mooted - according to Renee Zellweger, that sequence is not in the film.

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