lartaker1975

1st May 2018

8 Mile (2002)

Question: At the end, during the battle with Lotto, Rabbit tells him to "Pay attention. You're saying the same shit he said" while pointing to Lyckety-Splyt. Lotto's insults were all racist, while Lyckety (whose only racial comment was calling Rabbit a Nazi), focused his insults towards beating Rabbit and insulting his friends. Therefore how was Lotto repeating Lickety's insults?

lartaker1975

Answer: Lyckety made several racial insults in addition to calling Rabbit a Nazi: "You the New Kid on the Block about to get smacked back to the boondocks", "form a squad with Vanilla Ice", "this guy's a hillbilly, this ain't Willie Nelson music", "you'll get dropped so hard that Elvis will start turnin' in his grave", "need to take your white a** back across 8 Mile to the trailer park." Cleverly, all of Lyckety's racial insults refer specifically to white recording artists besides his final insult. Lotto does essentially the same thing, saying generic things about Rabbit's race. This is why Rabbit says "you see how far the white jokes get you" when he battles Lotto.

BaconIsMyBFF

18th Oct 2017

Baby Driver (2017)

Question: During the heist at the post office, Baby shakes his head at a woman who in turn grabs a cop. When the lady was walking up, she smiled and waved like she knew him. However at the end during her testimony, it seems like she didn't know him after all. If that's the case, why did she smile and wave at him? Did I miss something?

lartaker1975

Answer: The woman works at the Post Office and was the one who served Baby and Sam the day before. He's shaking his head at her because he doesn't want her to go in the building and get hurt/ killed in the heist that's happening at that time. She doesn't know him in a personal way like Joseph or Debora.

Heather Benton Premium member

30th Sep 2017

Left Behind 1

Question: I am looking for other fictional book series similar to Left Behind with The Rapture, rise of the Antichrist, tribulation, etc. Anybody have any recommendations?

lartaker1975

1st Aug 2017

Tik-Tok Of Oz

Plot hole: In the 8th Wizard Of Oz book titled Tik-Tok Of Oz, the group runs into Polychrome, the rainbow's daughter. Polychrome and Shaggy Man first met up in book #5 titled The Road To Oz. However in this book, Shaggy Man and Polychrome act as if it is the 1st time they ever met each other. They make no mention of them meeting before in the prior book.

lartaker1975

27th Jun 2017

Stargate SG-1 (1997)

Pretense - S3-E15

Question: Either it was explained in this episode and I missed it or maybe it was explained in a later episode and I haven't seen it yet, but I have always been curious. If the Asgard were able to remove the Goa'uld from Skaara, then why couldn't they do the same with Teal'c?

lartaker1975

Chosen answer: Skaara has a Goa'uld in his head controlling him. Removing it returns him to a normal human being. Teal'c has a Goa'uld in a sac in his stomach. The Goa'uld in Teal'c acts as his immune system and helps him to have a very ling life span. Removing it would kill him.

Plot hole: When Rachael/Ruby is attacked by Pluto in the rafters, Cass, being blind, is able to hear her cry out. When she does, Cass calls out to her by saying "Ruby." However it was a couple scenes later when Rachael tells everyone that she is really Ruby. Cass is surprised to hear this. Therefore, not knowing that Rachael was really Ruby, she should have called out "Rachael" instead of "Ruby" when she was attacked because she didn't know the truth by then.

lartaker1975

Trivia: If you listen to the music throughout the movie, you will notice it is the same music and theme that was used in Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter.

lartaker1975

16th Feb 2017

It (1990)

Question: What is the deal with everyone saying "beep beep" to Ritchie every time he tells a joke?

lartaker1975

Chosen answer: It's their way of telling Richie to be quiet. To get him to stop talking.

Answer: In the book it is explained that they are telling Richie to shut up.

Question: I am confused as to what really happened. Was the entire series of movies a fantasy of Reggie's like Mike said it was? Was the planet taken over by the Tall Man like the other reality showed? Or are we left to our own imagination on which reality was real and which was not?

lartaker1975

Chosen answer: This film is infamous for its confusing to follow narrative, owed to the fact it was originally intended as a series of shorts rather than a linear structure. As it stands it is up to the viewer to decide, however the post credits scene seems to suggest one world is real as Reggie plays no part in the scene.

BaconIsMyBFF

Plot hole: In chapter 19, while talking about Leah Rose, it is stated "She and Rayford had spotted the seal of the believer. Otherwise she might have never given him the time of day." Fact is, when she is introduced in the series, it is Buck whom she meets and they notice the mark of the believer on each other's forehead. When she meets Rayford much later, they both already know each are believers.

lartaker1975

Character mistake: Flat Top should have numerous roughing the passer calls against him in the final game. Many times he ran into Blake long after he threw the ball, but the ref never called a roughing the passer call.

lartaker1975

1st Jun 2016

Outbreak (1995)

Question: I never understood how, like in this movie, after they leave the lab of infectious viruses, does being sprayed down with hot water prevent them from being infected once they take the suit off. Can someone explain that to me?

lartaker1975

Chosen answer: They would be sprayed with an antibacterial solution, and it is to prevent any contagion clinging to the outside of the suit from being transferred from one source to another while the protective gear is being handled.

raywest Premium member

Other mistake: When they are meeting in Hogsmeade to discuss having Harry train them in Defense Against The Dark Arts, Susan Bones asks Harry if it was true he could produce a Patronus Charm. After Harry said yes, everyone is impressed and surprised. However in The Prisoner Of Azkaban, Harry produces a Patronus during the Quidditch match when Malfoy was dressed as a Dementor. This was done in front of the whole school. So everyone at the meeting shouldn't have been surprised.

lartaker1975
Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

Suggested correction: This is about a full corporeal patronus. This is much more difficult and nobody has seen Harry do that before.

lionhead

He does produce a corporeal patronus at the quidditch match. As Dumbledore references at the end of PoA "I remembered the most unusual form your patronus took, when it charged Mr Malfoy down at your quidditch match."

Question: What was the point of Clark asking Aunt Bethany if her cat eats jello?

lartaker1975

Chosen answer: Because there was cat food in her jello mould. He's pointing out the absurdity of someone adding cat food to jello.

Jason Hoffman

Question: One thing I never understood in the movie. At the end right before the final punch, the principal sits up and says "don't fuck this up Mitchell." Was he referring to not losing the fight? Was he referring to his school career? It is hard to tell especially since he saved Mitchell from the police, then smiled and nodded at him before walking away.

lartaker1975

Answer: He's telling him to win the fight. The principal knows if the bully isn't defeated, he'll continue to harass him and the students. He believes if the bully loses the fight, he'll no longer be a problem at the school.

Jason Hoffman

10th Feb 2015

The Remaining (2014)

Question: The end of the movie had me all confused. What happened? Is it implying that the Angels came down from Heaven and began killing all the new believers? What were we led to believe at the end?

lartaker1975

New this month Answer: At the end locusts descend on earth from heaven to wipe out the human race. This is taken directly from the bible. Basically, everyone who was not taken during the rapture would be left on earth to be tormented and eventually all of humanity would be wiped out by a massive swarm of locusts.

BaconIsMyBFF

24th Jan 2015

Mortal Kombat (1995)

Revealing mistake: When we are first introduced to Reptile, Shang Tsung tells him to "follow them" referring to Liu Kang, Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade, Shang Tsung looks down to the ground where Reptile lands before Reptile even jumps down.

lartaker1975

Question: At the end when Satan reveals himself, what is the name of the beat that is playing and who performs it?

lartaker1975

Question: When Simms tells the 3 thugs they are dead, he screams at them "This ain't no funeral home. It ain't the terra dome neither." What is the terra dome? When I look it up online I only find a mention of an underground home, but I don't see what that has to do with Satan and Hell.

lartaker1975

Chosen answer: The word he says is "terror dome". He is just referencing a Public Enemy song, "Welcome to the Terrordome".

Bishop73

28th Sep 2014

The Thing (1982)

Question: Why did Kurt Russell sound the alarm when the thing was attacking the dogs? He was nowhere near the area and could not see what was going on. Also before he pulled the alarm, the sound he would hear was too faint to think something was wrong.

lartaker1975

Chosen answer: He sensed something was wrong and wanted as much help from the others as possible.

Jason Hoffman

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