Wayne C.

24th Oct 2005

Elizabethtown (2005)

Factual error: Near the end of the movie a fire accidentally starts in the center of the ballroom. It activates a fire sprinkler but every other sprinkler also activates. Fire sprinklers are activated by heat so only the one(s) nearest the fire would have activated.

Wayne C.

13th Oct 2005

Thumbsucker (2005)

Factual error: Justin enters a private mail box facility to mail a large "business reply" envelope which requires no postage. The sender just deposits it into any mailbox free of any cost. The PMB facility charged him $3.20, the old rate for Priority Mail.

Wayne C.

29th Jun 2005

The Perfect Man (2005)

Factual error: Holly put a flame up next to a fire sprinkler in an out-of-the-way location, causing the sprinkler to activate. Every fire sprinkler in the building then went off too. This is not possible. Each sprinkler is self-contained and is individually activated by heat. Only sprinklers directly affected by heat will activate.

Wayne C.

18th Apr 2005

House Of D (2004)

Factual error: During a panoramic shot while moving down the street in New York City, a modern-looking Starbucks was shown. It was 1973 at this point in the movie. There were no Starbucks stores in 1973 except one in Seattle. See http://www.starbucks.com/aboutus/timeline.asp.

Wayne C.

16th Mar 2005

Off the Map (2003)

Factual error: Near the end of the movie a Greyhound bus is shown. The route through Taos to El Paso is served by T.N.M. & O. T.N.M. & O. was purchased by Greyhound many years ago. However, the buses were marked with T.N.M. & O. as of a couple years ago when I rode the bus from Taos to Albuquerque. As of today greyhound.com still shows it as being served by T.N.M. & O., not Greyhound.

Wayne C.

23rd Nov 2004

Ray (2004)

Factual error: When Ray is being interviewed at KCOH the "on the air" sign is illuminated. When the microphone is turned off, the sign stays illuminated. The "on the air" sign means that the microphone is on, not that the station itself is on the air.

Wayne C.

14th Nov 2004

Word Wars (2004)

Factual error: Near the beginning a Scrabble rack is shown containing tiles with the words "GET A FORD." Scrabble racks are limited to 7 tiles and this is 8. This rack cannot exist in Scrabble.

Wayne C.

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Suggested correction: Hi. The rack in question was showing an advertisement from the 1950s which featured a Scrabble rack. So, while it is true that GET A ford would not be a legal Scrabble rack...it wasn't from an actual game.

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