oswal13

3rd Aug 2020

The Terminator (1984)

Corrected entry: Instead of killing Sarah and Kyle in the street the T-800 runs away. He could easily fight the handful of police officers and finish his mission.

oswal13

Correction: He's been damaged by the gunshots from Kyle, from being thrown off the moving car as they escaped, and from crashing the police car at high speed straight into a wall. He was also unarmed having lost both his weapons in the nightclub. The T-800 (at least in this film) is not totally indestructible. He obviously considered the risk of getting taken down by armed police officers in his current vulnerable state was too high. He knows the police will take her to the Station for her own safety. The best move for the T-800 was to retreat, repair and rearm himself then try again, which is exactly what he did.

Correction: Absolutely wrong, at the end of the movie the machine was cut in a half and even like this he never stops on his mission.

oswal13

For most of its mission the terminator needs to operate in human society to locate and track Sarah before trying to kill her. If its human form is compromised it will have much more trouble completing that mission as stronger forces are brought in to fight it. Remember its intelligence on 1980s LA is incomplete: it thought it could obtain a plasma weapon. However, as you point out, when it has acquired its target, even damaged, *then* it can afford to be relentless.

27th Nov 2018

King Kong (2005)

Trivia: After the bugs attack the ship's crew, there is a triceratops drinking water from the river, a reference to the 1933 version where Kong fought with that dinosaur.

oswal13

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Suggested correction: Kong does not fight a triceratops in the 1933 film. The rescue party does.

It was an erased scene but that fight was taken.

oswal13

27th Aug 2001

Armageddon (1998)

Corrected entry: At the end of the movie when they are heading back to earth the astronauts are wearing space suits and the pilots are wearing flying clothes but when they touch down the astronauts are wearing orange uniforms and the pilots blue.

Correction: There was plenty of time between leaving the asteroid and landing one Earth for everyone to put on their flight suits (the orange and blue uniforms).

Correction: They don't need to change the suits, and also they make the return flight in a few minutes.

oswal13

31st Aug 2020

X-Men 2 (2003)

Stupidity: The prison where Magneto is held should have had a contingency plan just in case of escape, like machine guns outside the cell, or tranquilizer darts, or gas.

oswal13

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Suggested correction: What good would machine guns and tranquilizer darts be against a man who can literally control and manipulate metal? As for gas, the area outside the cell is so large that any gas would quickly dissipate before it could be effective.

Phaneron Premium member

A gun made of plastic, there are million of materials beside metal.

oswal13

They had guns made of plastic.

lionhead

2nd Jul 2018

Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Corrected entry: Carter doesn't have any tracker device or any other to find the lost shark in the open sea, so it would be impossible to find him.

oswal13

Correction: There was no need to look for the shark because the shark was looking for them, as its intelligence was vastly increased.

Correction: The shark was not looking for Carter - it's established that the sharks are very intelligent but they are still animals.

oswal13

Corrected entry: While Howard Stark is leaving the military base, in the background there is a white guy with black hair who resembles Loki.

oswal13

Correction: And? Just because someone resembles Loki doesn't mean that it is or was ever intended to be a reference to Loki.

LorgSkyegon

Correction: Think about it, probably Loki traveled in time exactly at the same point Tony retrieves the Teserract but we don't know yet, maybe will be explained in Loki's T.V. series and also it's very unlikely that a single guy with long hair and hippie look is on a military base in the 70's.

oswal13

This is way too speculative to be a valid argument against the correction. Until and unless the Loki TV series confirms that this character is indeed Loki, then this is not valid trivia.

Phaneron Premium member

1st May 2019

Shazam! (2019)

Corrected entry: At the carnival Shazam says the magic word to become Billy among several kids and people. The lighting hits him but the people around are not affected by the blast like the monsters were.

oswal13

Correction: The lightning only affected the monster because it was directly on top of him. The bystanders weren't.

Correction: But he uses the blast to hurt Sivana and it works.

oswal13

It's a magical bolt of lightning. It reacts to what he wants to do with it, when he can control it.

lionhead

That, plus the bolt hit an ice rink which exploded so that would have knocked Sivana back as well.

20th Apr 2019

Shazam! (2019)

Correction: While the number certainly isn't massive, I wouldn't say it just a few. There's over 50 actors that have spanned DC and Marvel.

Bishop73

Correction: Anyway, the point is that he has been in both companies.

oswal13

Generally an actor's resume isn't trivia unless it somehow relates to the movie or character itself. Given that so many actors have done Marvel and DC, there's unique about it and there's nothing to connect the two characters.

Corrected entry: After Scott gets back from the quantum realm he leaves the warehouse without the van, but when he gets to the Avengers facility he has it.

oswal13

Correction: After finding Cassie, he went back and got it since he needed to get to SHIELD HQ.

jimba

Correction: But Scott did not have money in order to get back the van.

oswal13

How do you know? Being presumed dead, his money would probably have gone to Cassie, and he could have gotten from her what he needed. And that is assuming it would even take money. We don't know what the rules would have been given the situation, and it was his stuff. The storage locker may have been Cassie's in which case of course she could take stuff out, or authorized Scott to.

jimba

24th Jun 2020

The Avengers (2012)

Stupidity: At the beginning after Loki steals the tesseract he could easily uses his magic to make a portal in order to disappear from there.

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Suggested correction: Loki has never been shown to have the ability to form portals.

Never? He used the Tesseract in Endgame to disappear.

oswal13

The original entry is saying that Loki could have used his own magic to create a portal. He has never been shown to have that power. If he did, he would have been able to escape the portal Doctor Strange trapped him in in Thor: Ragnarok.

Phaneron Premium member

Suggested correction: Loki is a trickster and only has the ability of creating illusions making anyone see what he wants them to see.

Suggested correction: Loki didn't need to create a portal to escape (not that he has that ability anyway). He escaped very easily with Hawkeye, who became his henchman.

Suggested correction: Loki does not possess the ability to create portals with his magic. He could potentially use the Tesseract to do so, but it's possible he believes it needs to be connected to a machine or in some other kind of housing to be safely utilized, since that is how the portal opened that allowed him to come to Earth, and then later allowed him to open the portal above Stark Tower to allow the Chitauri to invade.

Phaneron Premium member

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Suggested correction: His scar fades on screen when Rey heals him on the Death Star. As she heals the wound in his stomach, she also heals the wound she gave him the year before in The Force Awakens. It's an intentional detail.

RazorwireRyan

He has the faded scars since the beginning of the movie.

oswal13

Scars do fade over time (and Star Wars is a universe in which you can attach an artificial limb and leave no visible marks), but they are present throughout the film.

23rd Apr 2018

Justice League (2017)

Corrected entry: If Steppenwolf could track two of the mother boxes without any trouble, why does he need to ask where the other one is?

oswal13

Correction: Because he knows where Atlantis and Themyscira are, and these places are very small in comparison with the rest of Earth.

He couldn't know that the boxes were in Themyscira and in Atlantis.

He knows that the Amazons and Atlanteans united with the tribes of man to defeat him, so he correctly deduces that each group will have one of the boxes.

But the last box was not hidden, Dr. Silas has it then Cyborg, and Steppenwolf could not know that the Atlantians and Amazons had the other boxes.

oswal13

16th Apr 2018

Justice League (2017)

Plot hole: If the the parademons can smell the fear and react, they would do so when Flash is having a panic attack.

oswal13

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Suggested correction: The parademons are in a separate room with several hostages who are far more afraid than The Flash is, so their attention is focused elsewhere.

Flash and the others are in the very next room without any door or wall beside the parademons, not too far, and there are 10 or 12 around the space. Anyone can smell Barry's fear or at least hear them, and the hostages show less fear than Barry - he is almost paralyzed.

oswal13

I agree with the reply to the correction, I believe the entry should be reinstated and I don't get why the massive downvoting. The whole tacked-on "smell fear" business is inconsistent throughout the movie and there should be an ampler entry about it, if anything.

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