Rob245

21st Sep 2020

Spider-Man (1994)

20th Sep 2020

Spider-Man (1994)

20th Sep 2020

Spider-Man (1994)

17th Sep 2020

Goldfinger (1964)

Question: Surely the Federal government would realise Goldfinger's involvement once he tried selling them his gold? That and what does China promise him for creating economic chaos in the West?

Rob245

Answer: He wouldn't have to sell the gold. He would keep it and become the new Fort Knox. He'd become the richest man in the world, worth billions, back in the 1960's, it was unheard of.

Answer: Yes, the U.S. government would realise that Goldfinger was involved. The movie's plot is deliberately unbelievable and merely intended for entertainment, not reality. Audiences are expected to employ a "suspension of disbelief." China promised Goldfinger the nuclear bomb so that he could carry out his plan. They wanted to create economic chaos in the US while Goldfinger's own gold would become far more valuable.

raywest Premium member

17th Sep 2020

Spider-Man (1994)

17th Sep 2020

Halloween 4 (1988)

Stupidity: For being supposedly clever as well as purely evil Michael's pretty stupid here. He gets to the gas station well ahead of Loomis yet waits for him there, doesn't kill him either despite knowing he'd try to stop him like the last time.

Rob245

Plot hole: It's never really addressed or explained how Shredder survived his death in the previous movie from being crushed in a garbage truck.

Rob245

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Suggested correction: It didn't really need to be addressed, and thus is not a mistake. His hand emerging from the junkyard is enough to show that he survived his apparent demise at the end of the last film.

TedStixon

11th Sep 2020

American Dad (2005)

Show generally

Question: Why would the CIA be after Roger? They handle foreign problems. The FBI looks into alien and UFO sightings.

Rob245

Answer: This series is hardly an accurate depiction of the real CIA (or FBI, for that matter); for example, Avery Bullock would never be deputy director given his mental instability, and Stan would have been fired many times over for his incompetence.

zendaddy621

Answer: I always thought it was a play on words. They're harboring an alien, which could mean someone who isn't a citizen. But Roger is an outer space alien.

Question: Why did the magnet in the junk yard look upset as the master was picking his old stuff up?

Rob245

Answer: Because it was the magnet's job to pick up the trash to be crushed. He didn't like seeing his items being taken away.

11th Sep 2020

Supergirl (2015)

Answer: For one, it's usually cheaper to film in Vancouver because of the tax breaks. But all the CW Arrowverse shows (with the exception of "Black Lighting") are/were filmed in Vancouver. So it makes it easier and cheaper for sharing set designs, crossovers, etc ("Black Lightning" filmed in Vancouver during its crossover). Originally "Supergirl" wasn't part of the Arrowverse when it was on CBS, but it was too expensive to produce and wasn't reaching the wider audience the CW shows had. So CBS moved it to its sister company, The CW.

Bishop73

Stupidity: The Foot on the roof revive, yet they leave Shredder to fight the turtles alone instead of staying and helping.

Rob245

10th Sep 2020

Supergirl (2015)

Show generally

Question: Does Kat ever wise up again to Kara's secret? That and why did she (Flockhart) leave the show only to come back?

Rob245

Answer: Yes, s02e22. As Kara leaves her office, she said "go get them, Supergirl" to herself. After season 1, the show switched from a CBS production to a CW production and filming moved from L.A. to Vancouver. Flockhart isn't really a fan of traveling to shoot, and didn't want to be away from her family for so long.

Bishop73

Question: When the TX tastes a sample of John Connor's blood at Kate's vet clinic she seems stunned. How is this possible on a cyborg and why look so surprised?

Rob245

Answer: Advanced Terminators occasionally show signs of emotion: T-X also exhibits frustration, anger, and genuine malice, as well as smirking mischievously on two occasions. When she samples John Connor's blood, she's stunned to come across her primary target, whose whereabouts Skynet was unaware of.

Jukka Nurmi

Answer: Her goal/duty was to terminate John Connor. She must first find him in order to terminate him. Identifying John's blood - fresh blood, in fact - meant he was nearby and she was getting close to achieving her goal. This excited her. There was a stimulus and response, similar to Pavlov's dogs who salivated when they heard the bell indicating that food was coming.

KeyZOid

Factual error: The movie takes place in Corpus Christi, Texas located in Texas' southern section. Characters are shown speaking with heavy southern accents despite most real life residents sounding nothing like this.

Rob245

9th Sep 2020

Venom (2018)

Question: If Venom got hit by fire at the end how'd he survive?

Rob245

Answer: It's not really explained, but I think we are just supposed to assume that Venom didn't completely burn up. Enough of him survived that he was able stay bonded with Eddie and live.

TedStixon

5th Sep 2020

Alien from L.A. (1988)

Continuity mistake: Wanda wears glasses at first, even acting like the type of person who'd be half blind without them. Yet once she loses them she sees perfectly.

Rob245

5th Sep 2020

Alien from L.A. (1988)

5th Sep 2020

Halloween II (1981)

Stupidity: It seems stupid of Mrs Strode to tell her young adopted daughter Laurie that she wasn't her mother much less seemingly taking her to visit her older brother Michael.

Rob245

2nd Sep 2020

Halloween (1978)

Continuity mistake: More than one mask is used at the movie's end. The black material covering Michael's eyes is gone as he's trying to strangle Laurie then back as Loomis shoots him. Clearly two masks were used.

Rob245

1st Sep 2020

Halloween (2007)

Other mistake: It can't have been 15 years since Michael's mother's suicide. Laurie was a baby, not a two year old toddler.

Rob245

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Suggested correction: You're forgetting to account for all the time that passes between the beginning of the film and when Michael's mother commits suicide. There's specifically a nearly year-long jump between the murders and the sequences of Michael's incarceration at Smith's Grove. (The movie says "Eleven Months Later.") And then even more time passes before Michael's mother commits suicide. (As evidenced by the fact we see changing weather/seasons outside as people arrive at Smith's Grove.) So Laurie (who was a baby that was probably around a year old at the start of the film) was indeed a toddler by the time Michael's mother committed suicide. So the timeline checks out.

TedStixon

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