Jon Sandys

11th Apr 2021

Palm Springs (2020)

9th Apr 2021

Justified (2010)

The Promise - S6-E13

Stupidity: Markham lets Ava call her uncle's phone, and she doesn't let on that Boyd answers instead. He later says "I don't trust anyone", but he didn't demand she put the call on speaker for transparency, he's quite happy (at the time) to just hear one side of the call.

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8th Apr 2021

Justified (2010)

Dark as a Dungeon - S6-E8

Mortician: Do you wish to exhume all the plots?
Raylan: Just the two, my parents.
Mortician: How about the manner in which they were buried?
Raylan: I wasn't around, but I guarantee he put her in the cheapest piece of shit available.
Mortician: And him?
Raylan: I put him in the cheapest piece of shit available.

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7th Apr 2021

Justified (2010)

Alive Day - S6-E6

Question: Considering Zachariah cut the boards in order to set a trap for Boyd, why does he then rescue him? Would have been easy enough to let him go and make out like he just couldn't haul him out of the hole.

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5th Apr 2021

Justified (2010)

Whistle Past the Graveyard - S5-E8

Question: Boyd and crew nearly ruin their relationship with Yoon by killing the Memphis crew in Mexico, as they were warned not to kill anyone south of the border. They redeem themselves by saying they'll take care of the bodies themselves and get them into the US. All well and good until the Mexico police stop them, and the crew let them take the truck with the bodies, congratulating themselves on the deception...but how does that solve anything? Corrupt or not, the cops now have the bodies, in Mexico.

Jon Sandys Premium member

5th Apr 2021

Justified (2010)

Raw Deal - S5-E7

Other mistake: Ava previously borrowed a razor from another inmate to tidy up her unevenly-hacked hair. All well and good, except especially when seen from behind her hair has been perfectly bobbed and tapered, hardly possible doing it herself in a prison bathroom with a razor.

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3rd Apr 2021

Justified (2010)

27th Mar 2021

Justified (2010)

When the Guns Come Out - S3-E6

Plot hole: Raylan has a hunch that Winona took the money again from the evidence room, so checks the locker, finds the empty box, and assumes she stole it. When they returned the money in the previous season, he said "Put it back anywhere except for where you found it", so as to make it easier for someone to assume it had been misplaced, rather than lost. So the locker being empty is hardly a smoking gun for him to assume Winona's taken the cash.

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Chosen answer: The sleeve probably would have been ripped to shreds in battle anyway. He was just saving time by ripping it himself. Also, gunfighters would take off their coats in a duel or an arm wrestler rolling up his sleeve.

Answer: That's the impression I got. Plus, he was expecting to go into battle, so perhaps he thought it would make him look more intimidating.

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The Star-Spangled Man - S1-E2

Character mistake: Bucky says he read The Hobbit in 1937 when it first came out. But in 1937 he was still living in New York, and The Hobbit was only available in the UK at that time, with fairly limited numbers printed. It wasn't available in America until 1938.

Jon Sandys Premium member

24th Mar 2021

Justice League (2017)

Trivia: After a family tragedy, coupled with studio executives' dissatisfaction with the production, Zack Snyder left the film and was replaced by Joss Whedon, who rewrote and re-shot large portions of the movie. After several years of fans demanding an "original" cut, HBO Max funded Zack Snyder's Justice League, restoring the director's original vision for the film, which garnered mostly positive reviews, being largely viewed as an improvement on Whedon's version.

Jon Sandys Premium member

24th Mar 2021

Justified (2010)

Bloody Harlan - S2-E13

Question: Mags poisons herself with the same "it was in the glass, not the jar" approach she took with Loretta's father. But we see her grab two glasses - one from the cupboard and one off a shelf. Does she slip poison in while off camera, or is it just that the cupboard/shelf glasses are always poisoned, trusting that everyone knows not to use them? Seems like a crazy risk to take.

Jon Sandys Premium member

24th Mar 2021

The Flash (2014)

Mother - S7-E3

Stupidity: The team knows that Eva can snatch people through any reflective surface, and make a great show of killing the lights to prevent reflections...which are then replaced by emergency lighting, rendering the whole process pointless. They also drop shutters over the outside of the windows, leaving the reflective windows themselves unprotected inside the lab! And Barry promptly stares pensively into one at close range...and is of course snatched by Eva.

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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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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.

Jon Sandys Premium member

19th Mar 2021

Justified (2010)

Hatless - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: As Raylan sits down opposite the thug, who says "I just take orders", his gun is held vertically. Cut to a shot from the front and it's on its side. (00:25:00)

Jon Sandys Premium member

15th Mar 2021

Superman and Lois (2021)

The Perks of Not Being a Wallflower - S1-E3

Stupidity: Superman finally smashes the weirdly strong bad guy through a wall, then goes to Lois, says "he's gone", and whisks Sarah to hospital. But he has no idea if the bad guy is "gone" or not - they've just had an epic fight, he has some sort of super strength / resilience, and for all Superman knows he'll come around in 10 seconds and finish the job of murdering Lois.

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