Jeanne Perrotta

28th Jan 2004

The Ring (2002)

Corrected entry: The time frame of this movie is somewhat unclear, but guessing from the age of Mr. Morgan we can guess that this all happened in the past twenty years or so. That would make the time of Samara's death in the 1970s. Then why are Anna and Samara dressed as if they're living in the 1800s?

Jeanne Perrotta

Correction: They're dressing up that way probably because they just want to. Samara was adopted from another country, so I guess Anna wanted to make her "Americanized." They live on an island, so seclusion seems to add to this.

Corrected entry: When Otis skins the father of the girl, he puts the man's flesh onto his own face, masquerading himself as the father. When the girl looks at his face she says "Daddy" but it is quite silly because removing someone's skin would not reproduce their face, it is the bone structure beneath the skin that produces the uniqueness of human features. In reality, Otis would just have a layer of bloody skin on, he would never look like the man he took it from.

Jeanne Perrotta

Correction: As the girl says "Daddy", I'm sure she might be in a bit of shock from the torture she had received from the firefly family. Seeing even a glimpse of what her father resembled is enough to trigger said response.

9th Feb 2004

The Outsiders (1983)

Corrected entry: In the scene after Ponyboy returns home, the gang of guys is hanging around in the house eating chocolate cake and beer. When Emilio Estevez sits down and begins to watch Mickey Mouse, the show is in color. A desperately poor family in the 1960s would never have a color television.

Jeanne Perrotta

Correction: The house and all of the belongings were their parents'.

William Bergquist

16th Feb 2004

What about Bob? (1991)

Corrected entry: In the beginning scene where Bill Murray is walking through the streets of Manhattan, he is wearing a coat however the movie takes place in late July. No one in New York would ever be wearing warm clothing during the summer.

Jeanne Perrotta

Correction: This is deliberate to show how anal, neurotic Bob is. He probably thinks the coat is protecting him from germs or something.

Ral0618

13th Feb 2004

From Hell (2001)

Corrected entry: This movie is filled with historical errors but I especially think the one at the end is the most striking: it ends making it seem like Gull went down in history as the definitive Whitechapel murderer. This couldn't be any further from the truth as we all know Jack the Ripper's identity was never known and almost none of the historians believe it had anything to do with Gull or the Royal Family.

Jeanne Perrotta

Correction: Actually several historians do believe that the killer was the Royal Family and that they orchestrated the whole thing. And since no one knows who the real killer was, can't the movie say it is whomever they wish?

shortdanzr Premium member

9th Feb 2004

The Ring (2002)

Corrected entry: When Noah and Rachel reach the upstairs of the barn to Samara's old room, her carousel is playing even though no one has probably been up in that room in years. Noah and Rachel don't find this strange, not when it magically starts playing, nor when it magically stops.

Jeanne Perrotta

Correction: They are trying to stop being killed by a video tape curse, so at that point I think they aren't surprised by anything.

troy fox

28th Jan 2004

The Godfather (1972)

Corrected entry: When Sonny arrives at the toll booth there is a toll booth operator taking money from the other cars. When Sonny drives up, the toll booth operator ducks down and then disappears, never to be seen again once the hit is over-he simply vanishes from the scene altogether.

Jeanne Perrotta

Correction: The toll booth operator ducks down behind a door, and he knew that all the gangsters would shoot Sonny, so if I had been the toll booth operator, I would also stay down, untill it was safe to come out again.

don_corleone

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