Jazetopher

29th Dec 2006

Cars (2006)

Corrected entry: After Lightning is sentenced to fix the road by Doc Hudson, Mater takes a look at the road and is surprised by its condition. However, Mater's home is at the end of the road, and had to tow Lightning back and forth earlier. Surely he would've noticed the condition of the road before that.

Correction: Mater's character is displayed "on-screen" as being a little slow and not very observant. Another example of this would be when he spends 30 seconds telling Lightning McQueen how upset they are that he left to go to his big race, and then takes an additional 15 seconds of silence to realize that Lightning is right there in front of him. He simply wasn't paying attention until Doc mentioned it to him.

Jazetopher

Corrected entry: It is extremely unlikely that the float plane that exploded would carry that much fuel to create that size explosion, also the height of the plane in relation to the ship would also minimise its effects as the further the explosion has to travel, the more it dissipates.

Correction: It wasn't the plane's fuel that caused the big explosion, it was the Crude Oil in the gigantic tanker, which it crashed into. The plane's explosion caused a chain reaction which set off the rest of the ship in a huge fireball.

Jazetopher

19th Dec 2006

The Waterboy (1998)

Corrected entry: Throughout every game and practice in the movie, Bobby Bouchet is not wearing a mouthpiece. You're suppose to have a mouthpiece in while practicing or playing, for many reasons, such as: teeth protection, concussion prevention, etc. Bobby plays linebacker, if anybody should be wearing a mouthpiece, it's him.

Correction: This is a team that is so under-funded, they are sharing jock-straps and helmets. Since this has been explained and shown on camera, his decision to not wear a mouthpiece would be a character mistake at best.

Jazetopher

17th Dec 2006

The Terminator (1984)

Corrected entry: The photograph taken by the boy at the end of the film doesn't match what Sarah Conner was doing. When the boy took the photograph, she was caught unawares and wasn't looking directly at the camera, yet the picture shows her staring toward where the camera would have been.

Correction: False. She begins to glance at him as he raises the camera towards her, but he does not actually take the picture until she is looking directly at him.

Jazetopher

17th Dec 2006

The Terminator (1984)

Corrected entry: At the end when Sarah Conner is talking into the microphone, recording something for her future son, the boy takes a photograph of her a split second after her last word, yet the microphone isn't pictured in the photograph.

Correction: He takes the picture as she is lowering the recording device away from her face. Since the photo is of her from the upper waist and up, the microphone should not, and does not, appear in the picture.

Jazetopher

17th Dec 2006

The Terminator (1984)

Corrected entry: When Kyle and Sarah have changed cars and the Terminator is chasing them, they exit the car park with their headlights on, but in the next shot and the rest of the chase they are off.

Correction: Since headlights have an "off" switch, and they remain OFF for the remainder of the scene, there is no continuity mistake made. Only if they were alternating between OFF and ON between the scenes would this be counted as a mistake. He quite simply turned them off.

Jazetopher

Corrected entry: In the beginning of the ice storm sequence, they show several random shots outside. They show the front porch and there's a big old front porch light blazing away. Kinda hard to do, without power.

Correction: The reason it appears to be "blazing" away is that, upon taking a closer look, you can see it is flickering, indicating an open flame. This would show the viewer that this is a kerosene lamp, or similar type of fuel-burning lamp.

Jazetopher

11th Dec 2006

Broken Arrow (1996)

Corrected entry: Wilkins and the rest of the Air Force team running this exercise are supposedly at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, as stated by Pritchett when he's talking about the reporters in lawn chairs. There is no way they would have felt the tremors from an underground explosion in Utah.

EMTurbo

Correction: Pritchett states that the "jet" took off from there, and that the lawnchair campers are going to know that it did not come back. Then Pritchett hops on a private jet, and flies to meet the Air Force Team at their underground base in Utah. No one in Missouri is ever shown feeling the tremors at all, it's the base in Utah that is shown after the bomb goes off.

Jazetopher

Corrected entry: The timing on the doorbell message at Ferris' house changes between the first time and the second time it is heard.

Scrappy

Correction: In order for the Doorbell Tape to work, he would have recorded the same message clips over and over again on the same tape, as no rewind feature would be available without someone there to rewind it manually. Since he recorded it more than once on the same tape, the next series of clips you hear should differ slightly as we hear, due in part to the fact that it's not the same clip as heard earlier. As such, continuity is not a factor, and no mistake is made.

Jazetopher

11th Dec 2006

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

Corrected entry: In the scene after the attack, Admiral Yamamoto is with his staff and they are listening to a radio report. The report states it's from the Navy Department and is dated December 7. The attack on Pearl Harbr was on December 7, Hawaiian time. But, between Hawaii and Japan there is the International dateline. Therefore, as far as Japan time, the attack was on December 8.

Correction: The date of a large scale disater/event is always refered to by the date of "where" it takes place. The terrorists attacks in NYC and Pennsylvania are a more recent example of this. The people on the other side on the international dateline did not receive information on, or refer to the attacks as being on, the "September 12th Attacks" but rather it is refered to and was reported as the attacks on 9/11.

Jazetopher

28th Nov 2006

The Incredibles (2004)

Corrected entry: When Mr Incredible is fighting the first Omnidroid on the island, and manages to get it to attack itself, it uses its arms to punch holes in its metal body, but the curls of metal around the holes all come outwards, rather than inwards as they should.

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Correction: That is because the metal is pulled outward each time the arm comes back out of it's body. The only way the metal would stay folded inward would be if an object continued traveling through the body and left at a seperate point, much the same way that a bullet would do.

Jazetopher

Corrected entry: In the scene where the doctor visits the Slaughtered Lamb Pub and orders a Guinness. He starts playing chess with Brian Glover and his glass is half full. When he next picks it up it is virtually full.

Correction: Copied and pasted from www.imdb.com.

Jazetopher

27th Aug 2001

Road Trip (2000)

Corrected entry: When the main character is preparing to send the tape to his girlfriend, he puts three first class stamps on the padded envelope, and the stamps are evenly spaced. In the dream sequences and when the tape actually arrives, it has eight stamps on it and they are all connected, not spread out.

Correction: Already submitted, complete with screenshot.

Jazetopher

3rd Dec 2006

American Pie (1999)

Corrected entry: When Jim is dancing for Nadia, everyone watching can hear the music, but when they are talking Finch and Kevin don't know what they are talking about.

Correction: The radio that is playing the music is closer to the camera, not to mention being at a louder volume than Jim and Nadia's voices, effectively drowning out their voices. The same thing happens with cell phones as well, whenever someone is near music being played, it drowns out the voice of the person on the other end of the phone.

Jazetopher

29th Nov 2006

Urban Legend (1998)

Corrected entry: Natalie's roommate Tosh is strangled to death, and then her wrists are slashed. Because she is a goth the school officials assume she committed suicide by slitting her wrists. However, it's quite easy to tell if someone's been strangled - they couldn't have just dismissed it as suicide and be done with it.

Correction: The reason her wrists were slit was to make it appear like a suicide. Most of the bruising associated with strangling doesn't show up immediately, sometimes even days later during autopsy. By finding a body with the wrists slit, they would not have done an autopsy, as they believed no foul-play had been committed. Also, even if they noticed the slight, if any, bruising around the neck, her alleged suicide was the primary cause of death, and might have been overlooked.

Jazetopher

1st Dec 2006

Hollow Man (2000)

Corrected entry: Sebastian can see perfectly like anyone else but because he's invisible light would hit his retinas from all directions making him effectively blind.

Correction: According to the movie, the serum "quantum shifts" the user out of other visual light ranges. It puts him out of phase with the people around him. The light isn't passing through him, he is just out of phase with the light.

Jazetopher

24th Nov 2006

Joe Dirt (2001)

Corrected entry: When Joe is ordered to go secure the tooth balloon down it appears that there is a storm. The shot has high wind like a storm, but as the balloon rises in the air you can see perfectly clear skies.

Correction: The "boss" from the Dentist Office tells Joe that the wind is picking up. Wind can easily be created without a storm present, especially if the town rests in the valley of neighboring hills, which it does as shown during Joe's first arrival to the town.

Jazetopher

Correction: It would have also been smarter to deflate the balloon, instead of trying to weigh it down.

Corrected entry: The whole plot of this movie rests on the fact that Rick Moranis' character and the team of scientists are having difficulty enlarging matter. Yet at the end of the previous film, Rick Moranis' character had used his original shrinking machine to enlarge a turkey to giant size for the families to eat and had blown up a bone for Quark. And further still, at the end of this movie he uses the shrinking machine to enlarge his wife with no problems at all. So it is established that his original machine CAN enlarge things, therefore why is he at Sterling Labs experimenting to try and do something he can do already? Let alone spend time and money trying to make an overly complex, immobile machine that takes multiple technicians to operate?

Correction: 1) They are not having trouble with the science, but rather re-creating the results of his homemade machine on their larger version. 2) His machine is in his attic, and is likely something he might want to keep. He simply is assisting them in building one that they can use for themselves.

Jazetopher

18th Nov 2006

The Frighteners (1996)

Corrected entry: When Lucy is trying to get Patricia out of the house because they know Johnny is back and killing again they make a mistake on the number of people killed. Patricia is talking with Johnny although Lucy doesn't know it. They are waiting downstairs for Patricia's mother. We don't know yet but Patricia killed her mother upstairs. Johnny and Patricia are saying they should kill Lucy and make her 41 on their kill list. However, her killing her mother upstairs should be 41. In being so careful on counting how many people they killed all movie long they completely forget to count that Patricia killed her mom. She should be the 41st death and have that carved in her head.

Correction: She killed her mother by herself, thus the mother is not counted, as the list refers to the number of people that "he" killed. Her helping him is irrelevant, as it is still him who actually has killed the 40 people. This was the first murder that Patricia committed.

Jazetopher

Corrected entry: After the subway explosion and the dump trucks are coming on the scene and the cop (who later gets killed) is waving them through. One of the lead terrorists is riding on the side of the truck. A few scenes earlier the same cop is in the van with McClane and the FBI agents looking at snapshots, and the same terrorist is shown, trademark square sunglasses and all. Some detective...

Correction: Even though he was in the van when the photos of both terrorists were being shown, they were exclusively shown to John and Zeus. He was in the back of the van, and likely did not look at them closely, if at all, since they were not meant for him anyway.

Jazetopher

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