Jizzmopper

Factual error: In the scenes where Gardner is messaging his Earth based female friend Tulsa from his Mars home, their communication is shown as being in real time. In truth, there would be minimum of a 4 min lag between messages due to the distance. (00:24:00)

Jizzmopper
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Suggested correction: The tech is supposed to be highly advanced. This is at least kept consistent throughout the film as all communication between planets is in real time.

DetectiveGadget85

There is no tech that can alter the laws of physics that we know of. This is unlikely to change between now, and the near future setting of the film. Your "correction" is no correction at all.

Jizzmopper

"That we know of" - we also don't have the tech to travel to and live on Mars right now, do we? Use your imagination.

DetectiveGadget85

We do have the technology to travel to Mars, we've done it more than two dozen times so far, we even have man-made objects roving the planet's surface. Given enough resources, we can send a manned mission to Mars in the near future. Faster than light communications, and travel, is scientifically impossible. In the context of the film, this is a valid mistake. Nothing in the film suggest the invention of made up technology that defies known laws of physics. And to suggest that somehow in the near future we develop the ability to communicate faster than light before the ability to attempt to colonize Mars is too great of a stretch to be considered valid.

Bishop73

25th Nov 2009

The Wicker Man (2006)

Other mistake: When Malus is talking to the female cop about the station wagon crash, he asks her who the woman and child were, even after she has told him that there are no bodies to identify, and no car registration.

Jizzmopper

Continuity mistake: When Farmer Taggert and his older son are chasing the Creeper as he's dragging away the younger boy, the sun is at their backs. As they watch the Creeper fly away with the son a minute later, the sun is now in front of them, having moved 180 degrees.

Jizzmopper

21st Sep 2009

The Wicker Man (2006)

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the truck collides with the station wagon, there is a medium shot of Malus picking up the doll, followed by a closer shot from the opposite angle, followed by a return to the same medium shot as the truck smashes into the car, but now Malus isn't seen, although he hasn't moved and the shot is the same distance, angle and position.

Jizzmopper

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