JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: At the start of Kirk and McCoy's trial, the clock on the Enterprise shows the time to be 11:15:07, but when the trial is over and the crew discuss the sentence, the clock shows 10:45:17. (00:45:40 - 00:53:05)


Correction: This was not a ten-minute trial and actually took several days.

JC Fernandez

15th Apr 2013

Jurassic Park (1993)

Corrected entry: In the initial scene where Ellie rushes from the emergency bunker to the underground power station, she must first open the door before slamming it closed behind her. Shortly thereafter (immediately after throwing the breakers and restoring power to the park) a velociraptor attacks her and she must flee to escape the bunker. If a raptor had pursued Sam Jackson into the same underground bunker, then why was the initial door that Ellie had to enter closed? Are we to believe that the raptor politely closed the door behind it before continuing its pursuit of Sam Jackson?

Correction: You assume only a single possible scenario. But we don't know that Dr. Arnold (Samuel Jackson) was pursued into the bunker by the raptor. The raptor may have already been down there to begin with when he came in. A careless park employee left the door open or the raptor opened the door itself are just two ways a raptor could have gotten in there. Even in your assumed scenario, the door could have shut any number of ways: Perhaps another of the raptors was with the first (they are pack hunters) and accidentally slammed the door shut and never figured out how to open it. Or perhaps a residual wind from the storm slammed it shut.

JC Fernandez

11th Mar 2013

Star Trek (2009)

Corrected entry: Considering the time it took for the fleet to travel from Earth to Vulcan, coupled with the fact that Vulcan had started feeling seismic activity even earlier, we can conclude that it takes a fair amount of time for the Narada's drill to penetrate a planet's structure. There should have been plenty of time for Vulcan's defense force (or even a shuttle craft) to fly up and shoot the drill, as Spock did at the end of the movie. For that matter, why didn't the Enterprise shoot a torpedo or fire phasers at the drill? Same goes for Earth.


Correction: Yes, Spock destroyed the drill... with a ship from the FUTURE. Given what we see the Narada did to a fleet of starships, it's safe to assume that any Vulcan or Earthly defense would have been (and may have been offscreen) easily thwarted by Nero's people.

JC Fernandez

The High Ground - S3-E12

Corrected entry: In the beginning of the episode after the explosion, Dr Crusher wants to stay and tend to The Wounded despite the danger of further explosions/terrorist attacks. Picard, Data, and Worf all tell her to go back to the Enterprise but she refuses. This leaves a perfect opportunity for her to be kidnapped. If she had just beamed the five or six wounded people injured people to the Enterprise sickbay, she would not only have removed herself from danger but also have taken The Wounded to a state-of-the-art medical facility instead of feeling around for broken bones and telling them not to worry about the gaping bloody holes in their bodies.


Correction: It's been stated numerous times in Trek history that beaming someone who is severely injured is potentially dangerous. It would have been irresponsible of her to beam them without first ascertaining their physical state and stabilizing their conditions.

JC Fernandez

Ensign Ro - S5-E3

Corrected entry: At the end of the episode, as Ro and Picard walk through the Bajoran camp, she states there is one condition to her continuing in Starfleet, at which point she puts on her Bajoran earring. In this episode and all other episodes she wears it on her left ear. However Bajorans wear the earring on the right ear, as stated throughout Deep Space Nine.


Correction: Since Ensign Ro is the first Bajoran we encounter in Star Trek history (in fact, Ro was originally supposed to be in DS9, but the role evolved into what became Major Kira), the mistake is in DS9, not TNG. Secondly, no one ever said Ro was a good Bajoran... there are plenty of Catholics who do the Sign of the Cross backwards.

JC Fernandez

17th Feb 2013

Poltergeist (1982)

Corrected entry: After Diane pushes back all the kitchen chairs around the clean breakfast table she walks past Carol Anne who is sitting on the corner kitchen counter. As Diane reaches under a base cabinet for cleanser and a rag, on the countertop above is the reflection of the waffle iron. You can see movement in the direction of where the table is as well as the snapping movement of the leaves of the tree behind the countertop TV at the same time. This is before Diane stands and turns to find the chairs suddenly stacked on the clean table.

Correction: The ghosts didn't teleport the chairs into the stacked position, they MOVED them. Seeing a reflection of this stands to reason.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: The first time Miranda Tate speaks to Bruce Wayne, at the charity ball, she speaks of her desire to "restore balance to the world"; which is a thinly-veiled reference to her secret allegiance to the League of Shadows and their signature phrase as repeatedly established in Batman Begins.

Correction: This is not trivia. This is a clue. If her working for the League of Shadows wasn't a MAJOR plot point, then it can be trivia.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: Through out this film, they do not once refer to the events in Paranormal activity 2 despite it happening earlyer.


Correction: This is absurd. That they didn't reference things in a sequel that hadn't been written, much less filmed yet, is not a mistake. This film is less than 90 minutes of a period of 20 days. We can assume that discussions about what transpired in PA2 happened off-camera or within the 480 hours we DON'T see.

JC Fernandez

11th Feb 2013

The Dark Knight (2008)

Corrected entry: When the batman goes into attack mode in his tumbler on the Lower Fifth chase, he shifts in the right side of the cockpit. But when he ejects the batpod he appears to have comes out from the left side of the cockpit.

Correction: When Batman goes into attack mode, he shifts to the CENTER of the cockpit. When he activates the ejection for the Batpod, he shifts back towards the driver's side. This happens off camera, but you hear the whine of the hydraulic motors that move the seat positioning.

JC Fernandez

13th Feb 2013

Jurassic Park III (2001)

Corrected entry: In the first movie, the T. Rex always made a big thud sound, but when the spinosaurus walks (it is larger than the rex) up to them at the fence, it doesn't make nearly as much of a sound and surprises them. (00:55:35)

Correction: It's not the size of the animal. It has to do with weight distribution and how the animal walks. An elephant walking sounds like a lot of shuffling. But a child scampering can sound very loud.

JC Fernandez

Correction: The ship is, technically, *not* travelling faster than light. The warp engines bend space-time and shorten the distance the ship has to travel. Since this technology is entirely fictitious, how objects existing outside the ship's warp field [stars, planets, other ships, etc] appear is entirely up to the creators.

JC Fernandez

22nd Oct 2012

Star Trek (2009)

Corrected entry: Nero claims that Starfleet has border protection grids surrounding its planets, hence his need to capture Pike and interrogate him. Yet earlier, Nero's ship managed to get past Vulcan's defenses with nothing but his ship's weapons. Yes, they're advanced weapons, but Nero needed Pike's information to get past Earth's defenses, so there's no reason he'd be able to get past Vulcan's.

Brad Premium member

Correction: There's any number of ways Nero could have obtained the information he needed about penetrating Vulcan's defenses and not Earth's. He could have posed as a Vulcan [if this timeline follows TOS timeline, then no one is aware of what Romulans look like]. Or he could have captured a Vulcan ship and interrogated one of its officers.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: When Roy starts collecting supplies to start his sculpture, he throws things through the kitchen window, breaking it. After he's done, he uses a ladder to climb through the same window, which he then slam shut behind him. It went from closed and broken to fixed and opened within a matter of frames.


Correction: This has already been submitted and corrected. The window over the sink is already open when Roy starts throwing shrubbery inside. It is a vase sitting by the window that falls and shatters.

JC Fernandez

24th Mar 2012

Star Trek (2009)

Corrected entry: In the scene showing the drill first attacking Vulcan (before Amanda comes out and sees it) the shot is showing a clear blue sky around the upper parts of the drill. Vulcan has been established as having an orange/brown tint to both the planet and its atmosphere. No amount of "alternate reality" explanation works here.

Correction: All this means is that the atmospheric conditions were different on this particular day. There are any number of seasonal or meteorological reasons why the sky make look different. Vulcan has only been depicted about a dozen times throughout the various Trek series, that hardly means that the sky's appearance would look exactly the same every time. Here on Earth, if one were to visit the polar regions a dozen times in the winter, the sky would always be dark. But if you suddenly visited it in the summer, would that suddenly be a mistake? Nope.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: After the survivors take a break from their trek through the forest, Jeff Goldblum gets up to walk and starts limping on his left leg. This is before the group of four falls down the muddy hill and has to deal with the raptors. He also seems to randomly limp during the final run with the baby Rex to the cargo ship.


Correction: Ian Malcolm's leg was seriously injured in the first film. Depending on the extent of the injury, he may not normally show it until it gets aggravated from time to time, like having to run or walk long distances or jump from the high hide.

JC Fernandez

Correction: Nonsense. He references Casper the Friendly Ghost, a cartoon character created on the 1930's who starred in a number of cartoon shorts in the '40s and '50s. The cartoons were aired on morning and afternoon television throughout the '70s and '80s, so it would be something Randy is familiar with.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: In the scene where it is revealed that Caesar is a very good chess player,the board is set up incorrectly.The white square is next to his left hand side instead of his right one.This is one of the first things that you learn when you are playing chess.The white square goes to the right.


Correction: If chess were only taught via textbook, you would be right. But Caesar was taught by Rodman. And we don't know how Rodman was schooled in playing chess. Perhaps he was never instructed in the "proper" way to set up the board. That doesn't make it a mistake, just realistic.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: In the scenes where Kirk's communicator goes off (like during dinner with the scientist lady) to simply inform him that Chekhov is about to beam to the ship, this completely goes against his first orders given before they landed that communicators should only be used in case of emergencies.


Correction: Uhura and Chekov were about to infiltrate a United States vessel in order to steal nuclear particles. Sounds like an emergency to me.

JC Fernandez

12th Jun 2011

Super 8 (2011)

Corrected entry: When the electric company goes to check the power lines, a half a mile of lines disappear, yet when the camera cuts to the man on the truck, you can see power lines with all the cables attached behind him.


Correction: The additional missing cable must go in the opposite (off-camera) direction.

JC Fernandez

5th Jun 2011

Superman (1978)

Corrected entry: When Lex is detailing his plan to Superman over the map on the floor, Otis puts an overlay of the San Andreas fault over California. A few moments later, Otis drops a second overlay on top of the first, this time of the revised coastline Luther is planning. Superman and Luthor talk for a few moments, and Lex tells him it was hard to find the ideal spot to hit with the missile. He then strikes the floor with his cane, cracking the glass of the map, but it's the first overlay that is cracked, and the second overlay is suddenly gone.


Correction: Otis may have picked up or moved the overlay aside when he was off-screen erasing "Otisburg."

JC Fernandez

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