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6th Feb 2018

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Question: If, as Odin says, Mjolnir was never the source of Thor's power, then how come that "Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor"?

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Answer: If other people are worthy, they can gain the power of Thor (this is something that has happened in the comics), but Thor can muster that power alone. In his case, the hammer simply allows him to focus his powers.

How come then that in the first movie when Odin wants to remove Thor's power he "confiscates" Mjolnir? If Thor's power is intrinsically inside him, how could Odin remove it? Then, he reacquire those powers only after holding Mjolnir again, which implies Thor's powers come from Mjolnir. This is poorly explained in the movies.

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"Poorly explained" doesn't make it a mistake. Odin suppressed Thor's innate powers and removed the hammer both symbolically and to prevent Thor from using it to reacquire his powers.

Jason Hoffman

15th Sep 2017

Ant-Man (2015)

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Factual error: In the scene when The Wasp (Hank's wife) goes subatomic to deactivate a missile, you see the missile flying horizontally in the clouds. That is not possible. First, that missile does not have wings so it simply could not fly horizontally like an airplane. Second, Hank states it's a ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile). ICBMs have a circular trajectory with apogee at 1200km of altitude (750mi), WAY above the clouds.

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11th Sep 2017

Inferno (2016)

Factual error: When Pr Langdon and Dr Brooks arrive in Padova by train from Florence, they ran next to a sign which says "Padova Centrale." However, there is no such sigh in the Padova train station with the writing "Centrale", only "Padova." Moreover, on platform 8 you see a Freccia Rossa, a kind of train that in Padova only passes through platform 1, 2, 3 and 5. (01:11:30)

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13th Aug 2017

Inferno (2016)

Factual error: When Langdon finds the bio tube in his jacket and opens it, it finds a "bone" cylinder in it, which Dr Brooks immediately identifies as human. There is no way to tell if a crafted and modified bone is human or animal by simply looking at it.

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Factual error: The party in honour of Gianna, Santino's sister, is held at the Terme di Caracalla (Baths of Caracalla). That site belongs to the city of Rome, and would never be used to host a private party, let alone a party in honour of a major Mob figure. Moreover, the place where John and Gianna meet while she's about to take a bath is the Horti Sallustiani (Gardens of Sallust), which are some 5 km away from the place where the concert is being held.

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18th Jul 2017

The Mummy (2017)

Stupidity: If the red gem, which gives the dagger the ability to, basically, bring hell to Earth can be so easily shattered by crashing it to the ground bare-handed, why did the templars keep it? That's probably the stupidest thing in the whole movie.

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14th Jun 2016

Doctor Who (2005)

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The Rings of Akhaten - S7-E9

Revealing mistake: While the Doctor and Clara visit the market in Akhaten, the rubber mask of one of the aliens they encounter is revealed, as the eyes of the actor wearing it are very much visible. (00:08:10)

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Suggested correction: No, the eyes are not visible.

Charles Miller

You can undoubtedly see the actor's skin and eye underneath the rubber mask.

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Question: How did Tony know about Spiderman's real identity?

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Chosen answer: He's a multimillionaire with unlimited resources. He probably had his AI do some digging - facial recognition on the picture/video he had?

Annabel Keeley

As evidenced in "Iron Man 3", Tony can easily access GPS, satellite imagery, files, etc. and be able to investigate events even better than the authorities. (Remember that he was able to create an accurate 3D map of the Chinese Theater bombing and work it out when nobody else could.) He very likely was able to use the information available to deduce Parker's identity by tracing his steps, noticing patterns, working out likely candidates, etc., even though nobody else could.

TedStixon

18th Nov 2015

Arrow (2012)

Restoration - S4-E3

Factual error: Felicity apparently extracts DNA from the tooth of one of Damien Darhk's men. She then realises that the DNA lacks "half of the genetic markers" by looking at an optic microscope. Skipping the fact that this sentence makes absolutely no sense whatsoever, you certainly cannot analyse genetic markers by simply looking a tooth with an optic microscope. (00:11:05)

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Suggested correction: No science behind this statement.

Charles Miller

What is it supposed to mean?

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