AnthonyA

Plot hole: The whole movie plot relies on a very unlikely assumption: that the ex-husband would not visit Kidman at her mental institution where he put her in, nor call for any news at all, for four whole years... Even though divorced, they still share a common child! And what about the parents / siblings / extended family/ friends of Kidman? Would they also never visit for four whole years? If any one of them had, then they would have known the (fake) ex-husband had taken her out and would have called the real husband to get news. Then Kidman would have been reported as kidnapped.

AnthonyA

3rd May 2016

The Wire (2002)

-30- - S5-E10

Question: What is Valchek's last sentence in the show as he is being promoted to commissioner by Nerese Campbell? Looks like a joke, but no subtitles and it is pretty difficult to hear.

AnthonyA

Chosen answer: As he's trying on his new hat, Valchek says, with a smile, "fits like a glove!"

Question: Where and when does Klaus find the drawing depicting the lens of Count Olaf?

AnthonyA

Chosen answer: Right before Aunt Josephine's house falls apart. The door to Ike's room is blown open and the drawing flies into Klaus's hands.

Brad Premium member

Question: What is the "discount credit card" that Del uses when checking-in at the motel? While Neal is paying, it looks like the staff switches his card for Neal's (Diner's Club), that Del later uses to pay for his car rental. However in the morning, once they realize they got robbed of their cash, Del says that he does not have any credit card (other than a Seven outlet one).

AnthonyA

Chosen answer: In the film it was called "Oversighters Discount Club". It did have a similar logo as the Diner's Club logo (with an "O" instead of the "CD" design). However, this isn't a real life credit card or company. Although there are "discount" cards, usually through an employer, where various companies agree to give discounts if one uses that discount card.

Bishop73

16th Nov 2015

Entourage (2004)

Good Morning Saigon - S2-E12

Question: At some point Ari asks to Vince: "You want to be Shaq or Kobe? Michael or Scotty? Damon or Affleck?" Who are "Michael or Scotty"? (The other pairs seem quite obvious in comparison).

AnthonyA

Chosen answer: Michael Jordan and Scotty Pippen of the Chicago Bulls.

Bishop73

29th Mar 2015

The Wire (2002)

Boys of Summer - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Carcetti arrives to see constituents complaining about their problems, the tip of the microphone is visible in the upper left corner, as well as the man holding it. (00:37:10)

AnthonyA

Blood Ties - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: In the first scene of the episode, just after the teaser, the Scoobies are gathered around the table at Giles' magic shop. During the second part of the scene, we can see Anya is alternatively lying her arms under or above the table depending on the camera angle, whether from behind or facing her. (00:01:55 - 00:03:15)

AnthonyA

No Place Like Home - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Spike is stalking Buffy in front of her house, she somehow senses him and pulls him out of behind the tree in front of her porch. While he is being pulled out, he has no cigarette in his mouth. However in the next close-up shot, he has one (which he then quickly throws away). (00:29:55)

AnthonyA

No Place Like Home - S5-E5

Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene where Buffy apologizes to Dawn, a microphone is visible in the upper left corner, from the camera angle behind Dawn, just after she says "you hurt my arm." (00:40:00)

AnthonyA

Buffy Vs. Dracula - S5-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Riley goes to Spike's crypt to ask him for information about Dracula, the microphone appears in the upper right hand corner of the screen. (00:17:55)

AnthonyA

The Replacement - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Xander is shot by the demon's lightning rod, he falls on a heap of black trash bags. When he is helped to stand up, different bags, pink and white ones, are visible instead. (00:11:30)

AnthonyA

Buffy Vs. Dracula - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When the group is debriefing about their first Dracula encounter at Giles', Anya is sitting on the sofa with her hands crossed on her lap. In the next shot she has her arms straight with the palms of her hands on the sofa cushion, fingers towards the back. (00:11:25)

AnthonyA

11th Feb 2015

Mad Men (2007)

The Good News - S4-E3

Question: Did no one get surprised at the price of the Call Girl at the end of the episode? For spending a whole evening and night at Draper's house, the call girl charges $25, about $190 in modern money. Isn't that weirdly low?

AnthonyA

Chosen answer: At that time, call girls did not command the same amount of money as they do today. By that standard, the $25 would be considered a high rate. Today's upper-level prostitutes can demand far more for their services.

raywest Premium member

29th Jan 2015

Broken City (2013)

Question: How does Wahlberg realizes that the head of police is the man sleeping with the mayor's wife?

AnthonyA

The Yoko Factor (1) - S4-E20

Question: At the last moment before leaving for good, Angel pauses to tell Buffy "I don't like him" [Riley], to which she replies with a large smile "Thank you." Why does she take this comment surprisingly well? From an ex boyfriend to her new boyfriend? It's not like it sounds like a friendly warning of any sort, nor a joke given the tense situation between the two guys in the episode. And the smile on Buffy's face does not make her response look ironic either, more like loving/caring. Is that a cross over reference to another dialogue in the Angel series?

AnthonyA

Chosen answer: Angel is saying that he is still jealous and Buffy recognizes that this is his way of saying he wishes that they could be together. That is why they both smile.

Visible crew/equipment: While Maria Leon is talking in the corridor to the head of the house she is applying to, the tip of a microphone appears on the top of the picture. (00:11:10)

AnthonyA

7th Nov 2014

The Double (2011)

Question: Why does the phone call Topher Grace makes after the killing of the "brother" of the prostitute seems to lead him to believe that Richard Gere is Cassius? Whose number is he calling?

AnthonyA

25th Jun 2014

The Firm (1993)

Question: How does the security boss of the firm listen to the conversation between the wife of Cruise and the secretary of the private detective, in the last scene of the hotel in the Bahamas? Why did he have any reason to suspect anything in the first place?

AnthonyA

Chosen answer: At first the security guy doesn't suspect Mitch any more than any other new associate hired by the firm. His job is to keep a close watch on all new associates to see if they realize the firm has mafia ties. He starts watching Mitch (Tom Cruise) more closely after he was approached by the government agents who wanted him to spy on the firm. He knows that Mitch now suspects there are illegal activities going on and may decide to aid the government. It is also shown that Mitch's house was being bugged, and it can be assumed the resort cabana regularly used by the firm in the Bahamas would also be bugged.

raywest Premium member

25th Jun 2014

Inception (2010)

Question: What is the point of so many dream layers to get to the "inception" of the idea? I guess the movie would lose all of its intricacy without it, and would be much less appealing. So what is the excuse to use that trick from the director?

AnthonyA

Chosen answer: For inception to work the idea must be planted very deeply within the subconscious. The more dream layers there are, the deeper into the subconscious you get.

Phixius Premium member

27th Apr 2014

Mad Men (2007)

Shut the Door, Have a Seat - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: When Christina Hendricks is about to leave the office, while talking to Don, she is wearing a scarf on her hair. The scarf corner is alternatively tucked in her coat collar and then outside, and inside again etc. in alternate angle shots of the scene. (00:38:00 - 00:39:00)

AnthonyA

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