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2nd Apr 2019

The Highwaymen (2019)

Continuity mistake: In Maney Gault's first scene, the porch he is lying on loses a screen covering for the closeup, only to regain it for the third shot.

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Factual error: The movie depicts General Sibley's New Mexico campaign. This occurred in the first half of 1862, with the last battle occurring on June 1, prior to a Confederate retreat to Texas. General Sibley is seen, and he lost his battlefield command altogether in 1863. However, Angel Eyes makes reference to Andersonville prison, which did not open until 1864. The question is also begged as to how Art Scanlon, who died in February of 1862, had completely rotted away by May in dry soil.

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Continuity mistake: A dirty Union cavalry officer hits himself to clean off the dust that made him appeared Confederate. His first two strikes barely shake the dust on his uniform, yet, after a cutaway and two off-screen strikes, his arm is almost completely free of dust. (01:16:50)

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Factual error: The judges reading Tuco and Shorty's death sentences mention them being wanted by so many counties within "the state." This cannot be correct. The battles the characters are near at all times in the film depict the battles over New Mexico. The Union never invaded Texas through its western deserts, despite landing in the Rio Grande valley. New Mexico was not a state until 1912 and was never treated as a state by the CSA. Thus, the judges should be saying territory.

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Factual error: Roosevelt is shown receiving a report on all the Monuments Men's activities. However, finding the Madonna at Bruges takes place after the war ended in early May 1945, as the Russians are arriving to take over the areas in eastern Germany occupied by the Russians. President Roosevelt died in April 1945, so President Truman should be receiving the report.

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12th Mar 2012

Delta Farce (2007)

Continuity mistake: When Larry realizes they are in Mexico for the first time and he runs into the square, in the wide shots there are two children playing with a pinata. In the close ups, there is a whole line of children.

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12th Mar 2012

Delta Farce (2007)

Continuity mistake: When Larry says, "Gitr Done", he is holding an M60, yet when he then runs to the Humvee he has an M16 which is noticeably smaller.

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27th Jul 2011

The Thing (1982)

Continuity mistake: When Kurt Russsell first goes to the crazy guys' shack, he puts a bottle down with the label facing forward. When he leaves it is facing the other way.

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Factual error: German officers would not be present for the search of explosives and would certainly not take part in disarming them. Procedure would certainly have explosives experts do this while officers commanded the battle.

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Plot hole: When the Germans are drilling through the doors with jackhammers the drills are not touching the door and are just being held near the sides of the breach.

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Continuity mistake: When the newborn alien is getting sucked out of the ship, the women have their hair pulled and strained in the wind. Yet, when we see a video of the women, their hair is not moving at all.

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Plot hole: When we see the two disguised commandos driving through the fortress there's a Soviet driving in the convoy. You can tell because the sides of the turret are curved down. This shouldn't be there as the Soviets never fought in Greece.

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Audio problem: When the Germans are banging on the bunker door with sledgehammers the clanking sound always happens when the hammers are not hitting the door.

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26th Jul 2011

The Thing (1982)

Continuity mistake: When the Doc and Kurt Russel enter the burnt Norweigan building the door closes itself behind the Doc. It closes and opens several times over the course of the scene.

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26th Jul 2011

The Thing (1982)

Continuity mistake: When the three men are shown finding the UFO from the front, their hoods are down. In the next scene, from behind, their hoods are over their heads.

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Revealing mistake: When, during the final battle in the town, a German truck explodes from a grenade, it explodes from the inside of the bed. This isn't possible because the truck is covered by tarp and we can't see any way the grenade could get into the bed.

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26th Jul 2011

The Thing (1982)

Continuity mistake: When Kurt Russell first looks at the chess game, amount of ice in his glass changes between shots.

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26th Jul 2011

The Thing (1982)

Visible crew/equipment: When we see the huge dog alien, right before Childs burns it, a crewemember controlling the puppet is seen on the center of the monster's head.

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7th Jul 2011

Bad Boys (1995)

Audio problem: When the bad guys attack the main girl's house, one is heard to be pumping his shotgun between shots. The gun is a SPAS-12, and the pump-action is only used when firing non-lethal rounds; otherwise it fires semi-automatically.

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5th Jul 2011

Predator (1987)

Factual error: The heat from Dutch's body would warm the mud up in a matter of seconds (tested by the Mythbusters). It doesn't even cover all of his skin or his eyes. And the Predator isn't filtering his input for only large heat sources. His normal vision tracks in on a rat hiding just above Dutch.

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