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4th Dec 2020

The Silencing (2020)

Character mistake: The new sheriff ("Alice") told Rayburn that she has only been sheriff for a couple months and was still catching up on active cases. Rayburn replied, "Yeah, my daughter's case is far from active." The sheriff then told Rayburn, "My training is very different from the officers around here" - meaning college-educated (Ivy League?), more professional, more effective, and modern. Despite this, some of the sheriff's actions (e.g, walking unannounced into suspects' houses and/or without a proper warrant; questionable "probable cause"; shooting Rayburn to protect her brother) fell far short of the ideal. Perhaps most significantly, the sheriff gave Rayburn a warning shot and told him not to kill Dr. Boone... then she stood back and merely watched Rayburn push Dr. Boone into the pitfall and close the doors while knowing the doctor was severely injured and dying. These things do not show her purported superior training. (00:21:43 - 01:25:34)

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Ray: This guy was the cokehead. [Points at Papa] You were the cokehead.
Papa: I stopped four years ago. You know that.
Ray: How do you think he stayed this skinny?
Papa: I have a high metabolism.
Ray: They should have his face on a nickel in Bolivia.
(01:51:18)

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Scott's Aunt: Maybe you should work and go to college.
Elderly man: College is bullshit! You know who went to Harvard? The Unabomber. You know who went to Temple? Bill Cosby. You know who else went to Temple? Ted Bundy. You know who went to Hofstra? Bernie Madoff. You know who went to Wharton? Donald Trump. It's all a scam.
(00:18:21)

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4th Dec 2020

Buffaloed (2019)

Josh Wisenewski. They call me "Wizz" 'cause I'm the smartest f-k in the business. Hey - What's the difference between a hooker and a debt collector?
Sal: I like this joke.
Josh: A hooker takes your money before she screws you.
(00:21:15)

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4th Dec 2020

Buffaloed (2019)

Peg: OK, um... I'm supposed to talk about what I learned in prison. Supposed to talk about what I learned in prison. I learned, I learned, I learned, don't go, right? Just stay away. Just stay away from there. Oh, I learned... there are better ways to erase debt than torching your boyfriend's office. (01:29:16)

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4th Dec 2020

Arkansas (2020)

Swin: Excuse me, ma'am? Do you happen to know where the radishes are?
Lady: I don't know, with the vegetables I guess. That's an educated guess.
Swin: [chuckles] New in town, name's Swin.
Lady: Oh, your name's about as dumb as mine. Johnna.
Swin: Pleasure. Really, no tellin' how long I'll be in the area. Yeah, I'm a freelance government auditor. Let's get this courtship underway.
Johnna: I'm on shift tonight.
Swin: What about tomorrow night?
Johnna: Church.
Swin: I'm actually working - did you say Church?
Johnna: Yeah, you should try it sometime.
Swin: I have. We all have.
Johnna: Well, try again. Maybe it'll stick. [Pushes her cart away and Swin chuckles. Swin catches up to Johnna loading groceries into her trunk] Can I help you with something?
Swin: What about Saturday?
Johnna: This is creepy. The radishes and then this following me out to my car. You're... You're just creepy.
Swin: Do you like creepy?
(00:14:25)

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4th Dec 2020

Arkansas (2020)

Pat: Would either of you boys like to call me sir? You can if you want. I won't think it's corny.
Swin: We're gonna go traffic drugs across state lines, sir!
(00:13:13)

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4th Dec 2020

Arkansas (2020)

[Kyle hears someone breaking into his apartment, tackles the burglar as soon as he opens the door, then restrains the burglar in a nearby closet.]
Colin: Kyle, you here? It's Colin. Tell me you still got it, man. [Kyle points to the bag.] Ooh! That's what I'm talking about! You may wanna step out for a while.
Kyle: Why's that?
Colin: Well, there's a gentleman may stop by. If so, I got to shoot him.
Kyle: Colin, you one crazy son of a bitch. I got a guy in my closet. I don't know if he's the same one you're thinking of.
Colin: Curly headed?
Kyle: Yeah, that's the one.
Colin: And he's alive?
Kyle: So far.
Colin: Pack your shit.
Kyle: Did I just get promoted?
Colin: Yep. You're goin' to Arkansas.
(00:02:49)

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4th Dec 2020

Good Boys (2019)

Stupidity: Lucas was standing between some SCABs and the girl bullying the boy, but was looking in another direction. The other SCABs obviously saw the bullying but didn't respond. Lucas turned his head and saw the bullying and immediately intervened. The other SCABs didn't move and continued to simply stand there and watch. (01:17:16)

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4th Dec 2020

Arkansas (2020)

Continuity mistake: When Pat is standing on the passenger side of the flatbed near the rear bumper, the boxes are not covered in plastic. After Pat takes two steps and is behind the truck, the boxes are suddenly completely wrapped in plastic. (00:09:24)

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4th Dec 2020

The Silencing (2020)

Other mistake: Rayburn pulled an arrow out of his chest - and without blood gushing out. The rather small amount of blood on the towel and Rayburn's ability to go about business as though he had not been injured is unrealistic and absurd. (00:27:00)

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4th Dec 2020

Arkansas (2020)

Continuity mistake: The flatbed truck that Kyle and Swin got in at the onset of their trip is very different when they parked and went to buy rope (but got tape). The truck style is different, the cargo and its cover have changed (tarp is smaller, a different color, and is wrapped across instead of front to back), and the orange cone/cones change locations. (00:06:34 - 00:08:22)

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4th Dec 2020

Good Boys (2019)

Continuity mistake: Many SCABs completely surrounded the Good Boys outside of the school and escorted them into the building to protect them from Hannah and Lily. The picture SCABs posted on Instagram only showed SCABs in front of and on one side of the Good Boys. (00:28:24 - 00:28:49)

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4th Dec 2020

Buffaloed (2019)

Continuity mistake: At the restaurant, the amount of water in JJ's glass goes up and down a few times (although he is not seen drinking any and no waitress or waiter refilled his glass). (01:02:33 - 01:04:00)

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Trivia: Semi-autobiographical movie about comedian Pete Davidson.

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4th Dec 2020

Arkansas (2020)

Factual error: It would not be possible for Kyle to see the woman breast-feeding - and certainly not as shown. Kyle was driving an SUV in the left lane and Swin was the front-seat passenger. When a car was approaching the SUV from the right-hand lane and the rear passenger area was approximately side-by-side at the SUV's passenger window, Swin looked toward the car, but his face was right in front of the frame around the windows - he would, at most, see the woman's left shoulder... and the baby was feeding "on the right." I doubt Kyle would have been able to see any part of the woman when he turned his head to look. At most (and this is unlikely given the height of the SUV), he might have gotten a partial glimpse of the woman's left shoulder and only after the car she was riding in was in front of the SUV's windshield (but still in the right-hand lane). (00:07:20)

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4th Dec 2020

Buffaloed (2019)

Factual error: Peg turned state's witness against other debt collectors (who were convicted thanks to her testimony) and her "deal" with the prosecutor cleared her of all debt-related charges. However, her destruction of evidence (52,437 debt sheets) could not be overlooked or forgiven and she had to serve time in confinement. Peg said, "Luckily, half my jury had their debt erased in the fire, so I got a lighter sentence." This would NOT happen in court! Potential jurors are questioned to make sure they are non-biased, know little if anything about the case, do not have a vested interest (they are neutral and detached) in the outcome, etc. Each side (prosecution and defense) is allowed a certain number of peremptory challenges (allowing them to dismiss a certain number of potential jurors). Screening questions to potential jurors in this case would include whether they currently have debt, which creates bias and would result in dismissal as a juror. Jurors also would NOT determine her sentence. (01:27:46)

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1st Dec 2020

Good Boys (2019)

Revealing mistake: In music class, the position of Max behind Lucas would not enable Max to see Lucas' face to know he was crying or ask "what's wrong?" In this part of the scene, Max appears to be green-screened and his eyes are focused too far left of the back of Lucas' head (not just face); he would be lucky to be able to see a part of Lucas' left ear. (00:09:58 - 00:10:32)

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1st Dec 2020

Good Boys (2019)

Character mistake: At the skate park, Thor said he wasn't into girls because "girls are a distraction." Thor was interested in going to Soren's party because a lot of the popular boys were going to be there. When the "spin the bottle" landed on Thor, he said he couldn't kiss Brixlee and went upstairs. Hannah and Lily came home and told Thor it was OK that he wasn't ready for a kissing party and still had a lot of time before becoming interested in girls. Max previously told Thor that he wasn't as mature (sexually developed or undergoing puberty). Therefore, Thor's statement in the cafeteria about his new earring - that he "wasn't going for cute", he was going for "sexy and hot" - was incongruent and incompatible with his character.

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1st Dec 2020

Good Boys (2019)

Trivia: The music teacher, "Mr. K", doesn't have a listing for his full last name. In schools, only the first letter of a teacher's last name may be used when the name is very long (many syllables) and/or difficult to spell or pronounce. However, knowing that there is a "K" [ketamine] or "Special K" and Mr. K incorporated the use of drugs in a middle-school performance and apparently took a "sniff" of something in celebration of his "masterpiece" - the "K" appears to be symbolic. Moreover, the actor playing "Mr. K", Matt Ellis, is known for his voice-overs for (among others) two double-K names: Kotaro Katsura and Kyosuke Karasuma.

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