Avengers: Infinity War

Corrected entry: In Edinburgh with Wanda and Vision there are no people on the streets or the station. Edinburgh Waverley station opens at 5am - if it's early enough for the station to be closed then there'd be people staggering home from clubs, etc., especially on the high street, and if it's late enough for everyone to be home and off the streets, there'd be at least a few people in the station running the place.

oswal13

Correction: They never specify what day of the week it is. Sure, on a Friday or Saturday there would be a few people about, but on a weekday they likely wouldn't. Plus, the few people around would likely run away when a superhero fight broke out nearby.

Corrected entry: If Gamora knows that Thanos needs her in order to get the soul stone because she is the only one who knows where is it, she should stay away from him in order to avoid being caught, but she decides to go where he is.

oswal13

Correction: She knows it's a big risk, but she feels it's her duty to prevent Thanos from gathering all of the Infinity Stones. This is why she makes Quill promise to kill her if Thanos captures her on Knowhere. Had she known that Thanos had captured and was torturing Nebula and that he knew that Gamora knew where the Soul Stone was, then she probably would have stayed away from him.

Phaneron Premium member

Corrected entry: If Thor knew that Thanos would be waiting for the stones on Titan he should have gone there, instead of somehow knowing to head straight to Wakanda.

oswal13

Correction: Thor didn't know Thanos went to Titan. He correctly predicted that he would head to Knowhere, after which he would likely go after the 2 stones on Earth.

Thor heard from Thanos that we will be go to Titan inside the ship or at least he should go to Knowwhere not to the earth.

Thor's new hammer gives him the ability to summon the Bifrost, which means he has to survey his intended destination before creating the portal to transport. He very well could have surveyed both Knowhere and Titan (assuming he even knows where Titan is) before settling on Wakanda, but that would have both wasted screen time and diminished the impact for the audience of him arriving in Wakanda to help the other heroes. The movie even shows Thanos arriving on Titan after Thor already arrived in Wakanda, so we can surmise that Thor didn't know where Thanos was located and settled on joining the battle on Earth with the hope that Thanos would eventually turn up there.

Phaneron Premium member

Correction: The movie never says that Thor knew that Thanos was on Titan. He knew from the first scene in the film that Thanos sent the Black Order to look for the two Stones that were on Earth (one of which ended up going to Titan with Doctor Strange). He simply used his new powers to summon the Bifrost to survey Earth and located his friends and the Mind Stone in Wakanda and teleported there.

Phaneron Premium member

Corrected entry: Spoiler alert: When Thanos snaps his fingers in Wakanda, it was daytime. Therefore, when Nick Fury disintegrated in the USA, it should have been nighttime.

wizard_of_gore Premium member

Correction: Not necessarily. Wakanda is in eastern Africa and about GMT+3, while Fury's car had a Georgia license plate, so he was about GMT-5, namely the locations were about 8 hours apart. We see longer shadows being cast in the Wakanda fighting scenes, so the sun there was lower in the Wakanda sky, and when the helicopter crashes we see another building's shadow on the impacted building so the sun is very low in the Georgia sky. Morning in Georgia and afternoon/early evening in Wakanda is consistent with what is shown.

jimba

Corrected entry: When Gamora stabs Thanos on Knowhere and he reveals he is using the reality stone her knife disappears, still in the chest of the fake Thanos, but on Vormir she tries to kill herself with that same knife.

Correction: He took the knife when she used it on the fake Thanos. She pulls it from his belt on Vormir. With control of the reality stone, he can do what he wants with it.

lionhead

Corrected entry: When Banner lands in the sanctum, Dr Strange and Wong run to the hole. In that moment (when the Levitation Cloak lands on him) Dr Strange's clothes change from ordinary clothes to wizard clothes between shots. (00:10:55)

Correction: Just watched this scene on YouTube. If you watch it closely (slow motion might help), the outfit materialize at the same time the cloak is attaching itself. It's most noticeable around his upper legs.

Phaneron Premium member

Corrected entry: When Black Widow, Captain America and Black Panther approach Proxima Midnight at the Wakanda barrier, Black Widow asks: "Where is the other friend?" and Proxima answers: "You will pay for his life with yours." We assume Corvus Glaive died. However, a few minutes later he appears trying to steal Vision's stone. Even if he didn't die, it doesn't make sense because he was seriously injured by Black Widow a few hours before.

Correction: She was bluffing about him being dead so that they wouldn't suspect he was already in the same room as Vision, lying in wait for Wanda to join the battle.

Phaneron Premium member

Next to that he is an alien, probably a dark elf and we have no idea how badly injured he actually was, and also could have been healed.

lionhead

The staff he holds grants him the power of immortality. Once he dies or is injured while he holds that staff he can come back from anything. He was fatally stabbed while the staff was in his hand in the station, but the last scene where he was stabbed by Vision, he obviously didn't have the staff in his hand because he was stabbed by it. The power the staff holds is the difference.

Correction: Proxima Midnight implied that Corvus Glaive had died so that he could successfully infiltrate Wakanda and get Vision's stone. He also has the ability to survive almost any injury as long as his glaive is undamaged, so his earlier injury is irrelevant to his ability to show up in Wakanda.

Correction: Misdirection. Black Widow thought he was dead, therefore she wouldn't be expecting him to show up again. Proxima just lied, no mistake.

Corrected entry: When Ebony Maw fights Strange and Wong, they send back the spikes and hit Maw on his face on the left side but he gets the wound on his right. (00:22:55)

oswal13

Correction: No, if you look closer you'll see the spike hit the right side of his face which means the continuity is on track.

Corrected entry: In Guardians of the Galaxy, Gamora's backstory is that she is the only one of her kind left. But here we're told Thanos killed half her planet and kidnapped her, meaning half of her people are still alive. He even says "the children born have known nothing but full bellies and clear skies. [Zen-Whoberi] is a paradise."

brianjr0412

Correction: The Russo Bros commented on this. This isn't a mistake. They asked the audience who they trust more: Gamora or Thanos?

Asking the audience who they trust more doesn't make it not a mistake. In one movie it was one thing, they changed it to something else in another. That's a mistake.

brianjr0412

That assumes Thanos never lies. There's no reason to think that. Movie characters LIE ALL THE time. Thanos is trying to convince Gamora, who we later learn he actually loves (possibly the only person he's ever loved), to believe in his cause as much as he does. The Russo's point is that Gamora was in fact the last of her race, and Thanos was lying to win her over. A continuity mistake is something that can't be reasonably explained. This can be.

Corrected entry: On the Guardians' ship Thor gets a backpack that disappears and reappears between shots. (00:34:10)

oswal13

Correction: No. It's there. Note the strap on his shoulder.

Correction: The strap is there. Look again.

Corrected entry: On the Asgardian ship Maw ties up Thor with some metal pieces, even on his mouth, but that patch disappears between shots.

oswal13

Correction: No it doesn't. It sometimes looks that way because in the distance you don't see his chin/neck area. But that's because of the distance. But, it is always there. Remember Maw didn't tie up his mouth until Heimdal died. So there was some time between when he was restrained and the deal.

Corrected entry: Cap has a shield in both hands but when he is fighting Thanos the shield on his right disappears.

oswal13

Correction: He has a shield on each hand when he hits Thanos. It cuts away and they next time he is seen he has only one. It doesn't disappear suddenly, he removed it offscreen.

Corrected entry: When Ebony Maw attaches Strange to the wall, they are upside down but Ebony's hair doesn't react to gravity. (00:23:05)

oswal13

Correction: Maw was using his telekinetic powers to hover above the ground and be upside down. He likely used his telekinetic powers keep his body, hair and clothing in the same state to make it easier for him. You can tell this by the way his hair kind of floats when he is attaching Strange to the wall, compared to when it rests normally when he is right side up.

Casual Person

Corrected entry: Thanos' henchmen could not know that Vision was in Wakanda to get the stone from his forehead.

oswal13

Correction: Seeing as how they were able to locate Vision and Wanda in Scotland earlier in the movie, the stones most likely give off some signature that certain individuals can track if they are skilled enough. Thanos, for example, knew at the beginning of the film that two of the stones were located on Earth.

Phaneron Premium member

In that case Thanos could know where was the stone of the soul but he didn't, why he didn't use that skill then?

Thanos had already been in possession of the Mind Stone before he gave it to Loki. The Soul Stone had been hidden for years and no-one had ever claimed it.

Unlike the other Infinity Stones, the Soul Stone cannot simply be possessed by anyone that finds it, as they have to sacrifice what they love to gain it. Given that, it makes sense that it would prove difficult to locate.

Phaneron Premium member

Or they could have tracked the Quinjet they flew with the entire time.

Corrected entry: When Dr Strange is first captured in new York, the cable winds up his body and wraps around his neck multiple times. After the piece of road floats up into the air with him lying on, his cape then pulls him out head first and flies him away because the cable wrapped around his neck has mysteriously disappeared.

Correction: Cull Obsidian used the cable around his neck to knock Strange out, then made them retract and loosen again as he didn't want to kill him with it and they weren't necessary anymore.

lionhead

Corrected entry: Just after Cull Obsidian advances on Tony, Bruce, Doctor Strange and Wong to get the Time Stone, Tony activates his nanotech Iron Man suit, and the Iron Man suit forms around his body. Just before his helmet forms around his head, there is a wide shot where he takes off his glasses, but as his he is lowering them, the glasses appear to fade out of existence. He is never shown dropping the glasses or putting them down, they just appear to have been digitally removed from his hand. (00:21:00)

Casual Person

Correction: It is possible these glasses are made of nanotech as well and they dissolve into his suit.

lionhead

Definitely. There would be no reason to go through the expense and effort to digitally erase them from his hand when they could simply film him dropping them to the ground. The fact that they disappear as his suit is forming around him infers that they are part of the nanotech.

Phaneron Premium member

Corrected entry: At the beginning of the film Heimdall sends the Hulk to earth to warn them Thanos is on his way. When Strange finds him, he's Banner and he remembers everything. The problem is in Thor: Ragnarok Banner had been the Hulk for 2 years and had no memory of what had happened during that time. He shouldn't remember what happened with Thanos either.

brianjr0412

Correction: We don't know enough about Banner's transformations into the Hulk to say definitively what he should or shouldn't remember. It's implied in "Thor: Ragnarok" that each of them had "one hand on the wheel" but that the Hulk was trying to completely take over, which would account for Hulk being in control for two years and Banner not remembering anything. By the time Hulk fights Thanos in this film, the Hulk had only been around for a short amount of time (a few hours at most), so it's entirely possible that Banner could remember most if not everything that happened in that timeframe.

Phaneron Premium member

Correction: At the end of Thor: Ragnarok he had returned to his form as Bruce Banner. We don't know when he transformed back into Hulk, but it was presumably after Thanos attacked the ship. Therefore Bruce would be aware of Thanos as a threat. He may not have transformed until the moment before he charged Thanos, in which case he would have heard a lot of Thanos' plan.

Yes. He would have most likely turn as soon as there was a threat. So he wouldn't know Thanos was coming to earth. Banner knew how big a threat Thanos was which he wouldn't know if he turned right away.

brianjr0412

Corrected entry: Why are Steve Rogers and Natasha so surprised when they see Bruce? Bruce called Steve, so he already knew Bruce was going to be there and he would have told Natasha where the information came from so she would have also known.

brianjr0412

Correction: They aren't surprised to see him, it's just an awkward atmosphere between Bruce and Natasha seeing each other for the first time in a couple of years. Steve looks right at him with a fairly neutral face.

Corrected entry: Before Thor gets the axe he has no cape, but when he gets to earth he does.

oswal13

Correction: As shown in at least two other films in the MCU, Thor is able to conjure his costume magically. He can "take it off" and "put it on" at will, and it will appear or disappear within seconds.

TedStixon

Correction: Yes, because getting the mystical axe regenerates both him and his costume, just like retrieving Mjolnir in the first Thor film did.

wizard_of_gore Premium member

Corrected entry: Strange could easily have used his powers to cut off Thanos' arm with the gauntlet on it as he did with the giant henchmen.

oswal13

Correction: As Strange mentioned to Stark before the battle with Thanos, there was only one outcome out of over 14 million in which the heroes would be victorious. Whatever path Strange set the others on to victory involved not doing a number of things he could have tried against Thanos that seems like they should have been obvious to try.

Phaneron Premium member

Correction: The portals can not be opened around the limbs of people. The only way someone would get their limbs cut off is if they put their limb in the portal as it closes. Which is what Cull Obsidian (giant henchmen) does as Wong closes the portal.

Continuity mistake: On the spaceship, Peter is talking to Tony, and has his hair swept back with gel or similar. When he says "You can't be a friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man if there's no neighbourhood", we cut to Tony then back, and Peter now has a fringe with no gel. In later shots it's back how it was before.

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Peter Quill: I'm gonna ask you this one time, where is Gamora?
Tony Stark: Yeah, I'll do you one better, WHO is Gamora?
Drax: I'll do you one better, WHY is Gamora?

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Trivia: Spoilers! Red Skull makes his long-awaited return to the MCU after his appearance in Captain America: The First Avenger. We discover that he's been guarding the soul stone as punishment, of sorts. However he's played by Ross Marquand, not Hugo Weaving.

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