Wayne C.

31st May 2005

The Longest Yard (2005)

Corrected entry: Sasquatch was banging his head on his cell wall. Paul Crewe entered and began a conversation with him. In every ensuing shot of Sasquatch, the blood pattern on his forehead had changed, never the same as any shot before. (00:31:45)

Wayne C.

Correction: It's different because he is continuing to bleed more. Insinuating that the last time "Sasquatch" hits his head on the wall is when he cuts his head open. The first cut is it starting to bleed, second it's bleeding more, third it's bleeding into his sweat and running.

That is logical. It has been a very long time since seeing the movie. However, assuming that I was referring to a specific continuing conversation where the camera changed from one to the other and back again, the blood pattern would not have changed markedly in those few seconds. if this is what the comment was about, the conversation was not shot in one continuous take but several takes were done over a period of time. Thus, the best parts of several takes were spliced together, creating a continuity error with the blood being markedly different.

Wayne C.

Corrected entry: Sometimes motor vehicles were being driven on the right side of the road and sometimes the left side. It varied throughout the movie.

Wayne C.

Correction: Yes and sometimes the car turned right when there was a 'no right turn' sign. This is just to highlight the grandfather's driving. It is deliberate and not a mistake.

Rosien

10th May 2005

A Lot Like Love (2005)

Corrected entry: In the national park, Oliver puts a liquor bottle on the top of the car before exiting. In the next and all subsequent shots the bottle has mysteriously disappeared.

Wayne C.

Correction: I just watched this scene twice, very carefully. At no point did I see this happen.

reneefk

12th Apr 2005

Fever Pitch (2005)

Corrected entry: Ben and Lindsay are walking down the street. Ben had a drink in his hand. In the next shot it was gone and no evidence he had been drinking anything.

Wayne C.

Correction: While it would help when this mistake happens, the scene I believe you are referring can be explained because there is a change in time. While the conversation they are having is the same despite the shot changing, it is a different time and place. You can tell because it goes from day to night between shots and they are both wearing entirely different clothes.

Lummie Premium member

24th Oct 2005

Elizabethtown (2005)

Corrected entry: The first shot of the footlights on the stage showed only a few of them and spaced out. All subsequent shots showed several strips of lights (with no space between the the lights in the strips). They covered almost all of the front of the stage.

Wayne C.

Correction: In the ballroom, there are four housings, which measure 6-7 feet, of multi-lamp borderlights mounted at the edge of the stage; each of these striplighting luminaires has fifteen circular lights. These individual lights are controlled by the hotel's stagehands (as is the "follow spot" which follows Hollie as she taps), and depending on who is on stage there is a "lighting plan" as to which lamps (bulbs) are either all on, or set to a specific pattern - such as one lamp on, the next two off, one lamp on, the next two off, and so forth. When Hollie, Drew and Heather peek from behind the curtain, only five lamps per striplight are on, and when Hollie takes the stage all are on, and when Hollie taps we see them change to only five per housing again.

Super Grover Premium member

24th Oct 2005

Elizabethtown (2005)

Corrected entry: Short glass upside-down on the podium disappeared between shots. When speaker left the podium she was carrying a tall drink glass. She did not take it to the podium.

Wayne C.

Correction: First, there is no instance of a "short glass upside-down on the podium" actually disappearing between shots. Second, Claire DID take the glass to the podium - both times; first when she remarks about people who annually meet and moments later when she expresses that she likes Drew.

Super Grover Premium member

24th Oct 2005

Elizabethtown (2005)

Corrected entry: Claire was talking on the phone while immersed in water in a bathtub. The first shot showed one container sitting on the bathtub shelf on the left side. All subsequent shots had two containers, both different from the one in the first shot.

Wayne C.

Correction: The first shot is of Claire's feet at the foot of the tub, with a single bottle on the left. However, all the following shots are of Claire's face, at the head of the tub, where there are two bottles on the left in all shots. There are no inconsistencies.

Super Grover Premium member

24th Oct 2005

Elizabethtown (2005)

Corrected entry: When Drew and Claire are talking on a couch, the background changes to a curtain and then back again between shots.

Wayne C.

Correction: Drew and Claire are sitting on a couch in the Brown Hotel lobby, and depending on the angle of the camera the background certainly does change. When the camera faces Drew for his close-ups, it is facing the wall with the window and curtain, to Drew's left (viewer's right). However, when the camera faces both Claire and Drew, it is a head-on shot facing the couch and everything else behind the couch, including rest of the lobby with Cindy and her friends.

Super Grover Premium member

24th Oct 2005

Elizabethtown (2005)

Corrected entry: While Drew's father was laying in the coffin his chin twitched slightly, in one of the last shots.

Wayne C.

Correction: Artistic license. That was the point of those shots, from the point of view of Drew, his father was still smirking. Not a mistake, the director just wanted to show how Drew was feeling.

7th Jan 2006

Grandma's Boy (2006)

Corrected entry: During a video game testing session one player had attained a score of 155. Shortly thereafter that game ended with that player having a score of 150. Scores only go up, never down.

Wayne C.

Correction: I have a game - SubSinker - that 'fines' the player up to 10,000 points for making mistakes. The dumber the mistake, the higher the fine.

Corrected entry: Near the end of the actual movie - BEFORE the montage - Andy's chest hair has miraculously grown completely back, with no evidence that it had been waxed. Even if some hair had grown back, there would have been a marked contrast (and a noticeable dividing line), between the parts not previously waxed and the new growth in the waxed area.

Wayne C.

Correction: We don't know how much time passed between the bicycle accident and the wedding. There could have been enough time that all his hair grew back to full length and there would be no difference.

Corrected entry: Twice Willy crashed into the elevator's closed glass doors. In neither instance was there a join going down the middle that would be there when two doors closed against each other. It was if he had crashed into a solid piece of glass. The shots were wide enough so that the join would have been visible even if he'd only hit one of the doors.

Wayne C.

Correction: Because everything in the factory was "perfectly made" the elevator would not show a "joint" between the two doors. The elevator would look like one large piece of glass. This would explain why Willy Wonka crashed into it several times.

Corrected entry: Near the beginning of the movie there is an overhead shot of the trucks leaving the dock. At the end of this shot all the trucks are well away from the docks and almost out of the lot. The next shot from a different overhead perspective shows the last of the trucks still leaving the dock.

Wayne C.

Correction: There are docks on both sides. The first shot shows trucks leaving from the right side, and the overhead shows the left side trucks pulling away. You can see the tire marks in the snow.

Ral0618

Corrected entry: When announcing the upcoming press conference in a bar it is said that there are interviews scheduled for Channels 2 and 4. Las Vegas does not have channels 2 and 4. They have channels 3, 8, 10 and 13. (00:43:40)

Wayne C.

Correction: Hart is improvising in order to get information. However, this is a mistake of the character, not of the movie makers.

12th Apr 2005

Fever Pitch (2005)

Corrected entry: A phone call is received saying Lindsay is on TV. Ben and Lindsay rush to turn on the TV. At that point the news story on the TV was just starting and the part showing Lindsay had not been shown yet (and was shown a few seconds later).

Wayne C.

Correction: When a news show is about to go to a commercial, they sometimes show what is comming up later in the show. So the little clip of Lindsay getting hit might have been previewed, and Ben's friend could have seen this and called Ben and told him.

Corrected entry: When Fogg is returning to England he thinks it is the 80th day. When he actually arrives just before noon those in England surely know that it is only the 79th day but don't show it. They act as if it is the 80th day in trying to prevent Fogg from winning. This makes no sense except to provide excitement to the story.

Wayne C.

Correction: If they do know it is day 79, they also must realise that Fogg thinks it's day 80. If they can convince him that he's lost, he probably wouldn't go to the finishing point with 24 hours, and if he tried, they'd stop him. They tried to trick him into thinking he lost.

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