Zack Snyder's Justice League

Revealing mistake: After Wonder Woman kills the final terrorist with a huge blast, debris rains down on the police below. Not only are none of the officers injured, the debris doesn't cause any damage to the vehicles whatsoever. There are no broken windows, broken windshields, broken light bars, or any dents and scratches despite massive chunks of the building falling all over the vehicles.

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Factual error: When Cyborg is looking at video footage of Linda Reed, it shows her social security number (971-33-1276). But SS numbers don't start with 9, which is reserved for ITINs.

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Other mistake: After realising they can track the mother box, Batman says they have to go back to his base to use one of his satellites to track it, and they all do so. Which completely ignores the fact that Cyborg could easily access the satellite feed directly using his abilities and display it to the others on any nearby screen in Star Labs.

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Factual error: Martha Kent drives away from the foreclosed property. The realtor address is "Comanche, KS 66531", but that's the zip code of Riley, in Riley County. (00:14:45)

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Other mistake: Barry comes back to his home, replaces the fuse in the fuse box, flips the handle (begs the question of why remove the fuse AND turn off the switch, but whatever), and within 2 seconds every screen in the place is lit up. Sure, a TV might come on that fast, but plenty of those screens are showing data, analysis, etc, running off computers, which would take longer than that to boot up and get everything running.

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Other mistake: Apparently, one of Aquaman's superpowers must be to be super-heavy, since surfing on the body of a parademon he lands on a five story building and that somehow slices the whole building in half, complete with explosions that leave him unscathed and don't turn the parademon's carcass into a pulp. (03:15:15)

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Factual error: In Part Two, as Diana explains to Bruce Wayne the history of the Mother Boxes on Earth, we see an extended flashback of Earthly gods and warriors in epic battle against Darkseid. When Diana says, "A golden age of heroes fighting together," we see a closeup of an Amazon archer drawing back an arrow right-handed, leaning right, and releasing it. However, the arrow is UNSUPPORTED on the bow, so she couldn't possibly aim or control the arrow. A truly amateur mistake. (01:03:59)

Charles Austin Miller

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Suggested correction: It's not even a matter of how good you are. Placing the arrow on the opposite side of your dominant hand is very much a Western style draw, popularized often times in Hollywood movies. Ancient and Eastern methods used a same side draw. It's mostly determined by the grip used and type of archery you're performing.

Bishop73

Nonsense. The physics of the draw demand that the arrow is supported on the riser. Even ancient Roman archers and American Indians supported their arrows on the bow. Again, go try it yourself. You can't hit diddly releasing an unsupported arrow on the wrong side of the bow.

Charles Austin Miller

Not this is the forum for it, but here's just 1 example. Https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9cGSpYLdH8s.

Bishop73

Yes, it's possible to shoot same-side, as long as you're supporting the arrow with the bow. However, in the Justice League shot that I cited, the Amazon archer is holding the bow right-handed hunter style, with the bow tilted to the right, which means the arrow is totally unsupported and uncontrollable. There's this inconvenient force known as GRAVITY that pulls the arrow away from your intended trajectory when the arrow is unsupported.

Charles Austin Miller

Suggested correction: Incorrect. You can place the arrow either side of the bow. It depends on how good of an archer you are.

DBase

I've been an archer for over 40 years, and you don't load your arrow on the outside of your bow. I don't care "how good an archer" you THINK you are, you can't aim or control an unsupported arrow on the wrong side of the bow. Try it. Make a video of it. You'll be embarrassed to find you can't hit the broad side of a barn with the arrow on the wrong side of the bow.

Charles Austin Miller

Firstly, it's clearly possible: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n5M2KHVyWI. Secondly, given the multiple "impossible" feats achieved by the Amazons given their super-physiology, "being able to accurately fire an arrow on the 'wrong' side of a bow" obviously falls under suspension of disbelief, and doesn't warrant either a mistake or the level of anger you're showing to people here.

Both videos state explicitly (especially Lars Andersen's) that yes, you CAN shoot from 'the wrong side', IF and only IF you use a particular, Eastern based grip, the thumb one. Watch the movie. She uses (which makes sense, for someone from the Greek mythology, I guess!) the 'Western style' so, left side as stated. I personally love over-analyzing this sort of things that give you so much insight and fun tidbits, rather than "Ah it's magic, who cares."

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Factual error: Diana obviously wears super-heels, since she hero-lands perfectly on stone steps with no damage to her designer stiletto shoes after the (at least) 50 feet fall. (00:48:20)

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Plot hole: WW mentions that "As Darkseid waged war on Earth, he found a secret there", that being the Anti-life equation. But later on it turns out that after being defeated, planet Earth is so "anonymous among a trillion worlds" that he never manages to find it again and destroys another 100,000 worlds (his words!) to look for it again. That would mean that they lack any sort of navigation, and it's hardly possible anyway that the planet would be "anonymous" when it contains what Darkseid wants the most.

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Suggested correction: This is in the form of a question and should be uploaded as such. There are severl reasons to think why Darkseid couldn't find Earth.

lionhead

The questions were rhetorical, but thanks to your comment I edited rephrasing it without any questioning ambiguity, since my interest is not much in hearing fan theories filling the gaps in the narration, but rather in pointing out the obvious contradiction where Darkseid is fully aware right from the start that the most important thing in the universe is on Earth, but can't find it again and conquers another thousands of worlds instead "still looking" for it.

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Earth was a random planet they attacked and on that random planet Darkseid found a secret, he didn't go there for the secret, he found it whilst there. I don't expect him to go into his ship and put a pin on a map to remember where the planet was in case they were defeated. They expected to win. In their retreat, their way to navigate back to Earth got lost. Perfectly reasonable. You don't know anything about Darkseid's way of conquering and also no idea on how they navigate from world to world.

lionhead

You know he was not alone, he had an army with a whole slew of ships and subordinates, it takes a lot of suspension of disbelief to swallow the idea that they are conquering worlds going in totally blind and "conquer" worlds they can't ever visit again lacking any charting.They refer the Earth by name and know who their opponents are. An explanation would be also less stringent if Darkseid didn't learn about Anti-life at all and simply "moved on", but it's not the case.

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Continuity mistake: When Wonder Woman says "He's back" looking at the freshly resurrected shirtless Superman, the policeman by the patrol car is leaning against it differently compared to the previous line-up shot; he was lowering the hand with the radio, then talking on it. (02:40:40)

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Continuity mistake: Steppenwolf sends away the parademons saying "This one will be mine" to confront Wonder Woman one-on-one. She says in close-up "I belong to no-one!" and her right shoulder is clear of hair, but in the previous shot she had hair right in front of that shoulder. (01:57:20)

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Continuity mistake: Alfred is freaking out about Diana's sub-par tea brewing skills. He tells her that there's enough tea; Gal Gadot's fingers are in a different position on the container between shots. (01:34:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Flash calls himself "a snackhole", he holds the pizza carton with the hand at its corner, then more towards the middle. (01:33:30)

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Continuity mistake: Hippolyta is running away from the chamber of the Box and screams to ready the hammers. Notice how she is running in the middle of the corridor and if anything her steps bring her closer and closer to the line between the stones running exactly in the middle. A parademon bludgeons the other amazon that is following Hippolyta, and you could see him in the background earlier too preparing to do so, but now the queen is running towards the right side of the entrance, leaving room for the camera. (00:29:45)

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Continuity mistake: When Wonder Woman breaks through the door, the left side flies off sliding on the floor almost all the way to the couch in the reverse shot, but is closer to WW in the next. (00:21:40)

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Character mistake: Diana categorizes without a doubt Aquaman as "a mixed blood" Atlantean because Bruce tells her that he could breathe air. However Steppenwolf interrogated one of the guards from Atlantis on the ground, and he could breathe just fine.

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Continuity mistake: When Flash talks to his dad at the end of the movie, he puts a paper against the security glass. The paper is tilted towards his right a bit, but in the reverse shot it's tilted more heavily and in the opposite direction, and so it stays for the rest of the scene. (03:37:05)

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Continuity mistake: When Wonder Woman readies her sword (which makes also a sound) in front of the portal to Apokolips, wind blows her hair behind her back in the frontal view. Cut to the view from the back, and the hair is in front of the shoulders. (03:24:55)

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Alfred Pennyworth: How do you know your team's strong enough? 'Cause if you can't bring down the charging bull, then don't wave the red cape at it.

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Trivia: The truck that crashes in Central City has the name Gard'Ner Fox on it. Gardner Fox was a writer for DC comics and also created The Flash, Hawkman and the Justice League.

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Question: I'm not a huge fan of DC, so I don't know much about any characters outside of Batman and his rogue's gallery. All the pictures I've seen of Steppenwolf from the comics show him to have a human appearance, with a goatee. Was his monstrous appearance in this film, and to a lesser extent the theatrical version, taken from the comics at all? If not, why drastically change the way the character looks?

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Chosen answer: In the comics Steppenwolf traditionally has a very human appearance. He is tall and muscular with tan skin, black hair, and a moustache and goatee. Some of Steppenwolf's animated appearances show him essentially the same but with grayish/green skin, giving him an appearance somewhat similar to the 2017 Justice League version. According to Zack Snyder, the version of Steppenwolf in the 2021 version of Justice League was purposefully designed way back during the filming of Batman vs. Superman as not just a threat to the Justice League, but to the entire planet, hence the monstrous appearance. Warner Brothers made Snyder tone down the design because, according to him, they felt it was too frightening and intense for a PG-13 film. The version of Steppenwolf in Snyder's film has a very alien appearance, with the character's signature horns being part of his physiology rather than a part of his battle helmet, an immensely muscled physique, and covered in spiked armor.

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