Zack Snyder's Justice League

Continuity mistake: The village chief holds the calling card of "Bruus Vein" in a different way in each shot (lower corner, side, lower corner, upper corner). (00:09:05)

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Continuity mistake: Bruce pulls out of his jacket a wad of bills that stands straight upright, is significantly curled down in the next shot, and is more straight again in the following and when held horizontally as the kid nabs it. (00:11:25)

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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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Continuity mistake: Wonder Woman is on the statue on top of the Court of Justice building. She is holding the statue's sword at a different height in the two shots. (00:20:10)

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Other mistake: Before Wonder Woman bursts into the room with the terrorists there's a cut to the schoolgirls watching the bomb about to blow. The girl to the far left is actually cracking a laugh. You may justify it as a hysterical reaction (she does the same in the foreground when the baddie turns the key), but appearing just in brief moments and with her looking properly afraid in other shots, it just looks wrong. Whedon's version didn't feature the corpsing. (00:20:40 - 00:21:35)

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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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Continuity mistake: The Amazons are dogpiling Steppenwolf as he tries to reach for the box. One of them in the quasi-POV shot has a big quiver, but when she is sprinting to piggyback him the quiver isn't there. (00:29:00)

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Revealing mistake: One of the amazons (apparently called Epione) is standing to the right of the chamber doorway and shoots arrows protecting the queen. When Hippolyta runs towards the wall to do a fancy move after fetching the Mother box, you can see Epione being tossed to the wall by the parademon bolt a moment before the CGI bolt reaches her. (00:29:15)

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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: Queen Hippolyta turns around and rushes to the rescue of an amazon that was running behind her escaping the Cage; notice how in the wide shot the girl turns from the prone position bringing the sword towards the parademon, but in the close-up the sword is facing the side. (00:29:50)

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Continuity mistake: The Queen passes the box to the Amazon on horseback holding it with the left hand on its top face in one shot, the side in the next. (00:31:30)

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Continuity mistake: The Queen and Euboea are knocked off the horse by Steppenwolf. The Queen is face down, with the scabbard of her sword pointing up and aside of the mantle; next shot and the scabbard is not visible, just the mantle. (00:34:30)

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Continuity mistake: Hippolyta shoots an arrow at Steppenwolf. She then reaches for another one on the ground and you can see her in the background ready the next one, but at the cut she has yet to be ready. (00:35:00)

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Other mistake: In this version, Queen Hippolyta whispers "Return to me, Diana" as she shoots the arrow, as opposed to "Listen to me, Diana" in Whedon's version. Whedon's line made sense, since it was a warning, this does not, since Diana never comes back to Themyscira nor she is supposed to, being busy thwarting the invasion in the Land of Men. There's no reason why the Queen would say that line. (00:43:10)

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Suggested correction: It wasn't the Queen telling Diana to come home at that moment, but a way of saying "survive the war." This would be like a mother telling her soldier son as he goes to war to return home.

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Under normal circumstances yes, but in the WW movie (forgetting comic book canon) the Queen herself bids her farewell on the beach telling her that she can't come back if she leaves, and by every indication she has not in a century even if she was unhappy here. Ironically in the movie itself she "returns home" only when we see her dead! I know it's splitting hairs though, and I am swayed by the fact that in the other version this unnecessary contradiction was changed, for the better.

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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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Continuity mistake: When Aquaman dumps the sailor on the table, the patrons pull back their drinks at different times between shots (funnily enough, the continuity of this part is perfect in Whedon's version, who still picked a take originally filmed by Snyder). (00:51:20)

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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)

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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.

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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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Continuity mistake: During Victor's flashback, he scores a diving touchdown cushioning the fall with the right hand that is instead raised close to his body under the other angle. (01:19:05)

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Continuity mistake: Bruce Wayne hands Barry Allen a print of the security camera's incriminating frames. He holds the paper by the side in the first shot, but from the top in the reverse angle. (01:31:15)

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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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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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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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