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20th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Corrected entry: As they approach the Vietnamese sampan Captain Willard says, "Well, let's forget routine now and let 'em go." You can see that there are no other boats to their right, however, in the next shot they pass a small boat on their right with two women in it. (01:34:35)

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Correction: The small boat they pass was out of frame in the previous shot.

Casual Person

21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Corrected entry: After the Playboy helicopter takes off the second stuntman falls into the water facing the right of the screen. In the next shot he immediately pops out of the water facing the opposite direction. (01:10:55)

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Correction: He was off-screen for a short moment when he was under the water, so it's easily plausible that the man changed orientation whilst he was swimming back up.

Casual Person

17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Corrected entry: As he follows Colonel Kilgore, a grenade explodes behind Captain Willard after someone shouts, "fire in the hole". The shadow of a crewmember can be seen getting out of the way on the left of the screen before the explosion. (00:28:25)

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Correction: There are many extras shown in this scene, ranging from soldiers to Vietnamese people. The shadow could easily have come from one of them.

Casual Person

21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Corrected entry: After listening to Colonel Kurtz' voice Harrison Ford turns off the tape recorder with his left hand. In the next shot he's standing to the left of the tape recorder and not touching it at all. (00:14:20)

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Correction: After Harrison Ford turns off the tape recorder and the shot cuts, he is mostly obscured up by Willard's head, due to him being in the centre of frame, so we can't actually see whether or not if Ford is touching the recorder or not or where his position is next to it.

Casual Person

10th Jan 2007

The Graduate (1967)

Corrected entry: Benjamin runs up to the front door of the church and finds it locked. This may be a deliberate choice of the director because they need a reason to get Benjamin up to the second floor window so they lock the front door of the church. It's not locked when he leaves the church. (01:41:40)

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Correction: The church doors were locked from the outside because the wedding is going on, but can be opened up from the inside to allow people to leave when it's over. This is a very common lock system on doors, especially in cities.

12th Jan 2007

Niagara (1953)

Corrected entry: The Cutlers decide to take a ride on the "Maid of The Mist" and we hear the announcer say that it's "the most famous boat in America". The "Maid of The Mist" is in Canada. (00:10:30)

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Correction: The boat maybe registered in Canada, but it travels to and from America and many Americans ride it and board it on the American side.

Bishop73

9th Sep 2005

The Shining (1980)

Corrected entry: In the baseball bat scene Wendy accidentally calls Jack Jake. Right after she says, "please, stay away, stop it Jake, get away from me". (01:48:55)

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Correction: She never calls him by the wrong name or uses his name at all in that sequence. She says "please" in a muffed, crying scared voice. Not "Jake."

Bishop73

17th Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Corrected entry: Just before Captain Willard shoots the injured Vietnamese woman on the sampan a crew member accidentally moves into the lower part of the shot as he crosses from the sampan into the PBR. (01:38:25)

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Correction: It is not a crew member but Mr. Clean. Moments before Willard shoots the woman, Clean is on board the Sampan to assist Chef. Moments after, he is manning the gun on the stern of the ship. He must have moved from sampan to PBR, and this shot shows him doing so.

22nd Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Corrected entry: Before they arrive at the French plantation Captain Willard climbs to the top of the PBR as it sails underneath a downed fighter jet. This is not the tail configuration of any Vietnam era jet. (01:54:45)

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Correction: It's a B-52D tail section, not any kind of "fighter."

9th Jan 2007

The Graduate (1967)

Corrected entry: As Mrs. Robinson sits at the bar, Benjamin says, "You really didn't think I'd do something like that?" and you can see the shadow of a crew member's head moving behind the bar. (00:12:15)

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Correction: The shadow is Mrs Robinson's head moving back and forth.

5th Jan 2007

Excalibur (1981)

Corrected entry: Out in the forest Merlin sleeps and Arthur stands next to a branch along side Merlin's staff. A large snake slithers down, Arthur touches it and runs away. In the next shot the snake is gone. (00:32:20)

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Correction: Since the species of snake is not native to Britain, it's entirely possible that the scene contains enchantments, wrought by Merlin, which are therefore not subject to the natural laws of physics.

9th May 2007

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Corrected entry: There's a shot of a jet crashed in the mud on the shore of the Nung River in a classic scene as the PBR sails underneath it. This makes for a great shot and may be the way WWII airplanes crashed, but it's not the way B52's crash. At the rates of speed and high altitudes they fly a jet aiming down at the ground like that would be in a million pieces and not sticking up in the mud. Even if the tail section were blown off it wouldn't crash this way and that's why there are absolutely no pictures of a Viet Nam combat era B52's tail section that has crashed in this way. (01:54:35)

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Correction: The crash site wreckage you see is entirely typical of a low-level event such as an attempted emergency landing. The tail of an airliner or heavy bomber is often the only piece of piece of wreckage left after such an incident.

Corrected entry: The Beatles, followed by policemen run past a car thief several times as he uses a file to try to break into the car. He eventually gets in taking the file with him, but in the next shot as a Bobbie asks him for a lift the actual keys to the car appear and then disappear dangling from the lock. (01:13:20)

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Correction: Perhaps that's why he was breaking in. If the owner had locked his keys in the car and not realised it, it makes the thief's job a lot easier.

Corrected entry: Before Dorothy walks on the pig sty, Uncle Henry can be seen on the far right side of the screen. He stops, stands there for about 10 seconds and then walks to the right. In the next shot he's gone. (00:03:45)

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Correction: In this scene the camera never swings back far enough to see him again.

Corrected entry: When Dorothy is knocked unconscious there is a brown pillowcase on her bed. Several shots later when she wakes up it's white. (00:17:05)

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Correction: The reason why it changed from brown to white is because it went from sepia toned to color. The original scene was shot in black and white, so it was originally white, but the people who re-mastered it thought that the sepia tone would look better. The pillowcase was always white: it was just the way that it was remastered in sepia that made it look brown.

Corrected entry: In the poppy field the tin man says "this is terrible" but his lips don't match up with what he's saying. (00:55:55)

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Correction: It's the Scarecrow that says, "This is terrible", not Tin Man.

21st Mar 2006

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Corrected entry: Captain Willard says, "the VC knew his name by now and they were scared of him" as he marks his destination with an arrow on his map of the Vietnamese Cambodian border. The spot that he marks on this map is wrong because the boat follows the Nung River all the way to his destination at Kurtz' camp and there's no river anywhere near the spot he marks on this map. (01:18:45)

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Correction: When he marks the map, he is marking the trail of Kurtz, not his final destination.

31st Jan 2007

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Corrected entry: After Terry Gionoffrio jumps to her death Rosemary lies in bed and hears Minnie say, "Sometimes I wonder how come you're the leader of anything" as we see a nun mouthing these words. If you look closely her lips do not match what she says at the beginning of the sentence but do at the end. (00:19:25)

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Correction: This was deliberate, as Rosemary was hearing them speak, as she was dreaming, and the images and voices did not match - beautifully done.

15th Feb 2007

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Corrected entry: At night, Guy tells Rosemary, "I'm gonna get an ice cream cone, you want one?" She says yes and proceeds to roll over and cry. We hear an over-dub of the doorbell ringing, but this is wrong because Rosemary doesn't ring the bell until slightly before 11:00AM the next day, as we see in the next shot. One might say that it's Guy ringing the doorbell as he goes out for ice cream, but both overdubs sound exactly the same and this could not happen as the sound would have to come through the wall as she lies in bed. (01:09:50)

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Correction: The bell overdubs don't sound the same. The first one is distant-sounding. It's been established as plausible that Rosemary would hear the Castevets' doorbell from inside her apartment because they've heard voices and other noises through the walls. The second bell-ring the next morning when Rosemary stops to tell Minnie she is going out is much louder, as we are now present at the Castevets' front door. Editing the two bell-rings so they are heard back-to-back serves to confirm that Guy went to the Castevets' after he left - which is reinforced later when Minnie "coincidentally" shows up at the meeting spot; Guy must have told her where Rosemary was going the night before.

Corrected entry: During the scene where Ann Archer is driving around looking for her daughter she passes a house with a Santa and reindeer in it's yard. This seems out of place as it does not appear to be Christmas time, unless it is someone who leaves their decorations up all year. (01:36:00)

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Correction: Exactly. Sometimes people do that, or they may have put up their decorations early. Not a movie mistake.

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