30th Sep 2019

Common mistakes

Factual error: When pistols are empty, the person holding it is often surprised when it clicks empty. In reality, the slide on semi-automatic pistols lock back when the gun runs empty, making it easy to see that you're out of ammo. Sometimes happens in movies, often doesn't.


Continuity mistake: When the camera is panning over the entire army on the Avengers' side for the first time, Captain America is standing in front of everyone, and his shield is intact and round again, while Thanos broke it earlier. The next time we see it, it's back to being broken.

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Suggested correction: The top half of his shield was broken off. When he is standing in front of Thanos' army, you can only see the bottom, intact half.

No no, the mistake is about the wide shot where you only see Captain America really small. He has a full shield there (as he is just CGI).


Trivia: Spoilers: Captain America being worthy of lifting Thor's hammer Mjölnir is something that is pulled from the pages of the comics directly, most notably in this context the Civil War comics. He'd previously been able to move it fractionally in Age of Ultron - Joss Whedon has implied he was able to lift it the whole time, just pretended he couldn't so as to spare Thor's feelings.


Trivia: Shooting scenes with Salem proved pretty difficult for Kiernan Shipka, who discovered on set that she's actually allergic to cats.


Continuity mistake: Spoiler alert: About halfway through the movie, we see Emma Roberts coming out of the shower, and the camera focuses on the gunshot wound on her shoulder, with the round scar of the entry wound on her back, and the much rougher, ragged scar of the exit wound on her front. Then at the end of the movie, where it's revealed that Kiernan Shipka and Emma Roberts were actually playing the same character, just nine years apart, Kiernan Shipka gets shot by the police officer when he finds her in the room with the severed heads. Problem is: she was facing the officer. The scars on Emma Roberts are the wrong way around. (00:31:05 - 01:15:35)

The Adventures of Tintin mistake picture

Destination Moon: Part 2 - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: Right before the launch, Haddock is wearing blue coveralls, but after the towers are cleared, they are green for one shot, only to be blue again for the rest of the episode.


Freddy Got Fingered - S11-E35

Nostalgia Critic: All right, look lady, I know you're a crazy, horny, obsessive, emotionally denying, masochistic nymphomaniac, but you can still do better than Tom Green!


20th Sep 2018

Game of Thrones (2011)

The Spoils of War - S7-E4

Continuity mistake: When Drogon comes flying over the hill, he overtakes the front of the Dothraki line in the shot where he roars, but in the next shot, he's behind the line again.


Trivia: The book Claudia is reading is titled 'Love Amongst the Dragons', which is a reference to Avatar: The Last Airbender, where it is a play that gets mentioned a few times. Aaron Ehasz, creator of this show, also wrote multiple episodes for that.


Factual error: Dutch police cars don't look like they do in the movie, with their blue and white checkerboard pattern. They had blue and orange diagonal stripes on the side. In this movie, they look much closer to what British police cars look like.


Plot hole: If there really was such a high-profile case where a witness went missing during transport after a terrorist attack, there is no way the trial wouldn't have been suspended until that witness turned up, be it dead or alive.


14th Mar 2018

Sons of Anarchy (2008)

Stolen Huffy - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: After Chibs says "I don't think you want to be doing this for an audience," Jax holsters his pistol twice. (00:24:40)


20th Feb 2018

Justice League (2017)

Bruce Wayne: I wouldn't count of the tribes of men. We tend to act like the doomsday clock has a snooze button.


5th Feb 2018

Logan (2017)

Continuity mistake: When Pierce is in the limousine, he pulls out a business card, and holds it out to Logan, who doesn't take it. In one shot, Pierce holds it with the writing facing himself, but in the next shot, it's upside down with the writing facing Logan, and you look closely, it only has print on one side.


Adrian Toomes: You're young. You don't understand how the world works.
Peter Parker: Yeah, but I understand that selling weapons to criminals is wrong.
Adrian Toomes: How do you think your buddy Stark paid for that tower?


Trivia: When Batman rams the first car in the big chase scene, a faint Wilhelm scream can be heard as it's flipping over.


Factual error: After Phoebus distracts the guards to stop them from chasing Esmeralda, we see the goat smoking a pipe to give the appearance of a beggar. Tobacco (and consequently, smoking pipe) wasn't introduced in Europe for at least another century, as it's a plant native to the Americas.


30th Oct 2017

Atomic Blonde (2017)

Factual error: In the first frontal shot of Percival's Porsche following Lorraine, virtually every car parked at the side of the road is from after 1989, one of them not even being on sale until 2007. (00:16:10)


Show generally

Factual error: When in Amsterdam, there are a number of mistakes with Hanna's car. First off, it's a brand new model, but it has a numberplate from a series six years ago. Second, that numberplate is a flat sticker, while Dutch numberplates are made with very thick plastic letters. Third, the registration is 87-UYM-3, which wouldn't be used, given that Dutch numberplates don't use vowels.


10th Oct 2017

Black Sails (2014)


Continuity mistake: When Billy starts writing the letter to Max, he starts in the far upper left corner. But then later when she is actually reading it, the writing starts lower and closer to the center.


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