MikeH

3rd Nov 2019

Children of Men (2006)

2nd Nov 2019

Detroit (2017)

Factual error: Since the movie was set in the 60s, David Senak couldn't have gotten in trouble for shooting the man running away. In the 60s, the police could legally shoot any criminal running away. This didn't change until Tennessee v. Garner in 1985.

MikeH

20th Sep 2019

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Stupidity: When Doss buried the wounded soldier, leaving one eye out made no sense. It did nothing to help him. All it did was make it easier for the Japanese to spot him. It would've made sense to leave his nose and/or mouth out, so he could breathe. He did not need to see.

MikeH

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Suggested correction: A person who is unable to see is more likely to panic. When Doss buried the wounded Marine, he asked him to take a deep breath and trust him. By leaving one eye open, it allowed him to see the gravity of the situation as IJA soldiers walked by and maintain eye contact with Doss who hid under a dead Marine. After the suspicious IJA soldier bayoneted the body over Doss, he looked directly at where the wounded man was buried and kept walking. It was a crude method, but it likely saved them both.

Invader_Gir

18th Sep 2019

New Jack City (1991)

5th Sep 2019

Yes Man (2008)

Other mistake: The suicidal man told Jim Carrey not to stop him, but he did anyway. Carrey was saying yes to everything, so he should've obliged.

MikeH

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Suggested correction: The point of the "YES" seminar he attended was to say yes to opportunities, adventures, invitations etc. Saying yes to NOT doing something was not the message in the seminar and did not apply here. Furthermore, he wasn't hypnotized or anything. He could have said No at any given point, as any decent human would do if a suicidal person were to ask them if they should go through with it (which again, didn't happen in this instance anyway).

jshy7979

27th Aug 2019

Dear John (2010)

20th Aug 2019

House, M.D. (2004)

Answer: As long as the leg remains physically viable, even if it's impaired and not causing chronic pain, a reputable doctor would not amputate simply because a patient wants it removed.

raywest Premium member

Answer: This could be due to any number of reasons. Hospitals might not perform the operation so long after the accident especially since he is known to be working and living with the condition.

Ssiscool Premium member

Continuity mistake: The Bride cuts off both of Sophie's arms, but when she throws her into the hospital, she has one arm. (This mistake is only seen in the extended Japanese version of the film - in other versions only one arm is cut off).

MikeH

3rd Aug 2019

The Jackal (1997)

26th Jun 2019

The Heat (2013)

Other mistake: In the hospital, Mullins says she took the bullets out when she threatened to shoot Julian in the groin. However, we saw her leave one bullet in.

MikeH

28th May 2019

Taken (2008)

Answer: They checked whether her hymen had been broken.

BaconIsMyBFF

26th May 2019

Groundhog Day (1993)

Question: How does the time loop affect everyone else? Like does it create a new timeline each time, or does the whole world reset every morning?

MikeH

Answer: It only affects Phil, nobody else is affected as the world is indeed reset every time.

lionhead

24th May 2019

Enter the Dragon (1973)

Revealing mistake: When Han is impaled on a spear, we can briefly see he's strapped to the mirror as it turns.

MikeH

8th May 2019

Whiplash (2014)

Question: The man with his daughter, was that Sean Casey?

MikeH

Answer: No. Sean Casey "died in a car accident" according to Fletcher, but he actually killed himself after feeling traumatised by Fletcher's teachings.

Question: Why was Ron angry with Harry for allegedly putting his name in the Goblet of Fire?

MikeH

Answer: Ron was becoming a bit jealous of Harry's fame and tired of playing "second fiddle" to him. He (wrongly) believed Harry had entered his name into the Goblet for the attention.

raywest Premium member

Why does he think Harry did it? Ron was with him when the others put their name in and he couldn't have done it overnight because prefects roam the grounds.

Ron knows that Harry had the cloak, and that Harry can generally get away with a lot more than other students.

Ssiscool Premium member

23rd Apr 2019

Easy A (2010)

Question: Why was Rhiannon angry with Olive? Why would she care who she has sex with?

MikeH

Answer: It wasn't just that Rhiannon believed that Olive had slept with someone. She was angry and upset over the new trampy behavior that Olive was taking on to become more "popular."

raywest Premium member

23rd Apr 2019

Labyrinth (1986)

Answer: They are real. This is seen when Jareth turns into an owl and Sarah sees him fly out of the house. Further proof of this is when everybody that Sarah met were in her room and Jareth was looking into her room before flying off.

Answer: It's implied that it was real.

raywest Premium member

Question: What was the point of the "shooting the dog" test?

MikeH

Answer: It was to test whether the candidates were willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. If they were willing to shoot the dog they had been caring for, it means they would be willing to make a tough choice in the field to complete a mission.

Answer: To see who is kind hearted or cold blooded, a spy has to make tough choices in the field.

4th Apr 2019

Casino (1995)

Question: Why did the pen guy respond so rudely?

MikeH

2nd Apr 2019

Misery (1990)

Answer: Simple answer, she was a psychopathic killer. She was a nurse, and infants were accessible, helpless victims.

raywest Premium member

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