Rosco

Question: Why does Art3mis seem surprised that she can't finish the race past King Kong for the first Easter egg? Isn't it widespread knowledge by then that nobody can get past that point (which is why there's barely anyone trying to complete the hunt anymore)?

Rosco

Answer: If it's widely known then they wouldn't do the race. They keep on trying and getting to the point with King Kong is all they know, somehow getting past him this time. Artemis, when she saw the jump, thought she could do it this time, but after Parzival saves her and tells her it can't be done she realises he is probably right and she wouldn't have made it.

lionhead

27th Sep 2007

Final Fantasy VII

Continuity mistake: In the flashback at rocket town, the interior of the "new" rocket is just as rusted and worn as it is in the present day.

Rosco

30th Aug 2007

Transformers (2007)

Question: Why do the transformers blink and move their mouths when talking? Obviously this is unnecessary for robots, and I found it quite annoying. Is there any rationale behind this?

Rosco

Chosen answer: They're metal-based lifeforms, not just "robots". Presumably the blinking and mouth movements serve some purpose, we just don't know anything about Transformer physiology to know why it's necessary. They're also designed, by their nature, to take on the characteristics of things around them (as proved by how their forms change quite radically from the bland appearance they have when they first land). This generally applies to other machines, but it's not entirely unreasonable to speculate that, in the case of the Autobots at least, they might also configure themselves to take on certain human mannerisms, to better interact with the humans that they need to deal with.

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Trivia: Several times throughout the movie, some of the characters can be seen using their Limit Breaks from the game. (Cloud's are most noticeable since his sword radiates a blue aura just before).

Rosco

Deliberate mistake: In many of the non-CG generated snake shots, what appears to be a very venomous coral snake is in fact either a scarlet king snake or a California mountain king snake (depending on the shot). These are much safer, non-venomous alternatives for filming with the actors. Look for the ordering of the colored bands (red/black=venom lack, red/yellow=kill a fellow).

Rosco

11th Feb 2007

Memento (2000)

Trivia: You'll notice that throughout the film everyone calls Leonard "Lenny" even after he repeatedly tells them he hates it. The only time anyone calls him Leonard is when Natalie is trying to manipulate him into doing what she wants.

Rosco

19th Jun 2006

Darkman (1990)

Revealing mistake: When Liam is in china town and holding the match under his hand, it is very obviously a prop hand used to create the effect.

Rosco

31st May 2006

Jurassic Park (1993)

Trivia: An interesting tidbit; in the book, Ian Malcolm actually dies in the end, even making reference to loading his dead body onto a plane to transport it home. He was then miraculously brought back for the sequel, saying early in the book "rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated", to bring the books more in line with the movies.

Rosco

27th May 2005

Batman (1966)

Continuity mistake: When Batman and Robin are trapped on the buoy, they can see the periscope for the submarine sticking above the water, yet whenever a torpedo is launched, it is shown approaching from a distance much further away.

Rosco

27th May 2005

Batman (1966)

Continuity mistake: When Robin is saving Batman from the shark, and he is hanging upside down to spray the shark repellent, his position in relation to Batman changes between shots (almost too far to reach, then he is suddenly close).

Rosco

18th May 2005

Batman Forever (1995)

Revealing mistake: When the Riddler projects the question mark above the bat signal, two beams can be seen producing the image, except they are slowly tracing the perimeter. If these beams are producing the image, it should only be visible where the beams are touching, and not everywhere else. In order to produce an image and not just two points, beams would need to travel extremely fast to trace the perimeter without leaving gaps. (much the same way images in a lasershow are produced). (01:33:10)

Rosco

24th Aug 2004

Spider-Man (2002)

Factual error: In the scene where Peter is clinging to the ceiling of his room with Normand Osborne looking for him, a drop of Peter's blood falls to the floor. It should simply splatter outward, but we see it "splash" upwards as if it was a bucket of blood hitting water. (01:26:35)

Rosco

22nd Aug 2004

Supergirl (1984)

Visible crew/equipment: When Supergirl first starts "flying", her movements easily reveal the use of wires to give the effect.

Rosco

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