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17th Mar 2009

Pinocchio (1940)

Continuity mistake: Jiminy puts a rock in his pants to act as a balast while they're under water. It makes his pants hang low. In the next shot showing Jiminy, the rock is gone, and his pants are normal again.

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15th Mar 2009

Pinocchio (1940)

14th Mar 2009

Twilight (2008)

Question: Okay, so this is sort of a book question, but I guess you could apply it to the movie. What do the covers of the books have to do with the stories within the books? Is there any real importance to them? And, why wasn't the book cover used for the cover of the DVD?

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Chosen answer: The publishers had the ultimate control over the books' cover designs, but according to Stephanie Meyer, the author, the apple on the first book represents the "forbidden fruit" which Bella and Edward's love would certainly be. Meyer is unsure just what the ruffled tulip on Book Two represents (it was the publisher's choice), but it could be about Bella's blossoming from a girl into woman. The red on white color may symbolize the blood vampires need to survive and how that is tied to Bella. The broken ribbon on Book Three represents the choices Bella must make between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob, and her ties to both the mortal and immortal worlds. Book Four's cover is a metaphor for Bella's progression throughout the entire saga. She began as the weakest (at least physically, when compared to vampires and werewolves) player on the board: the pawn. She eventually becomes the strongest: the queen. In the end, it's Bella who leads the Cullens to victory.

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2nd Mar 2009

Practical Magic (1998)

Other mistake: In the end credits, the filmmakers misspell the name of the town they wish to thank. They spell it "Coupville", but it's actually spelled "Coupeville."

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2nd Mar 2009

Practical Magic (1998)

Trivia: At the end of the film, the witches in black robes are all wearing red-and-white striped socks. This is a nod to one of the most recognizable witches of all time, the Wicked Witch of the East in "The Wizard of Oz."

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2nd Mar 2009

Practical Magic (1998)

Trivia: The entire outside of the house is fake - it's just a shell. Even the blossoms on the trees are fake - they're silk.

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2nd Mar 2009

Practical Magic (1998)

26th Feb 2009

Cinderella (1997)

26th Feb 2009

Cinderella (1997)

Trivia: The original words to "My Own Little Corner" are: I'm a slave in Calcutta, I'm a queen in Peru." For obvious reasons, those lyrics were changed to "I'm a thief in Calcutta."

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