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9th Jul 2017

Life (2017)

Revealing mistake: Throughout the film, the characters can be seen to impossibly pivot on the rigging suspending them in the air in a manner inconsistent with zero-g as they move through the space station.

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11th Nov 2014

Snowpiercer (2013)

Revealing mistake: When Tanya has just died, her face goes still and she stops breathing, but you can still see her pulse beating in her neck.

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27th Jun 2011

Tiptoes (2003)

27th Jun 2011

Tiptoes (2003)

Revealing mistake: When Rolfe is walking down the hallway to Sally's apartment, there is an orb where the hallway is lighter colored and his legs seem to jump and undulate due to the special effect used to hide the fact that the actor is actually full-sized, walking on his knees.

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9th Mar 2011

Inception (2010)

Revealing mistake: When Arthur is gathering everything together in zero gravity for his improvised kick, there are several times when you can see the actors' harnesses. Most notably in the seat of Arthur's pants when he grabs the first charge and the backpack out of the air.

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13th Sep 2010

Quantum Leap (1989)

Future Boy - October 6, 1957 - S3-E13

Revealing mistake: Just after Mrs. Stiner delivers the line "My car's out front" after her father's hearing, everyone except Al rushes away from the broken window. Sam brushes up against Al's shirt sleeve, causing it to move. Al, being a hologram, shouldn't have been touched. (00:41:50)

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Revealing mistake: After Marcus rips out his chip implant, he picks up a steel stool and throws it through the screen. The stool stops in midair as soon as it breaks the screen, which is a mistake in itself. The stool does so because there are wires connected to the stool, at least one of which is visible: a microfilament wire from which the stool is suspended. It is attached to the the stool at the pole between the upper and lower plates. The displays on the other computer monitors in the background appear to have been meant to help disguise this, but one line in particular moves in perfect sync with the stool. Also, the wire snaps taut, then wiggles with slack, whereas the lines on the monitors remain completely straight at all times. A previous correction claims that no wire is visible, but that is completely erroneous. (01:30:00)

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11th Feb 2009

Quantum Leap (1989)

Play It Again, Seymour - April 14, 1953 - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: After Sam nearly falls down the elevator shaft, the scene fades and comes back in with Sam speaking to the landlord about the incident. The landlord brushes off Sam's hat with his hand and hands it to him. The brushing motion was played in reverse first to extend the length of the action.

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18th Jul 2008

Troy (2004)

Revealing mistake: The dawn after the Trojans have retaliated against the Greeks with their fiery assault on the beach, a light filter was used to make a midday shoot appear as though the sun had not fully risen yet. This is evidenced by two things. First, the shadows are not as "deep" as they would be at that time of day. All the details that shouldn't be visible at dawn are perfectly defined, it's just not bright. Second, the fires that still burn should be radiating a bright orange glow. Instead, they are just as dimmed as the rest of the light.

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15th Jun 2008

Demon Knight (1995)

Revealing mistake: Brayker shoots The Collector through the eye with an arrow just after he's collected the key from Roach. You can see the section of the arrow shaft that sticks out the back of The Collector's head bend as his head hits the floor after he falls over the upstairs railing and crashes through the coffee table.

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17th Mar 2008

Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

Revealing mistake: When the coroners are taking Kemosabe's body to the hearse, the one who falls over the porch wall is wearing calf padding which can be seen bulging under his pant leg before he falls.

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29th Jun 2007

Casino Royale (2006)

Revealing mistake: When Bond is running up the crane to catch up with the bomb maker at the construction site there is traction tape, to help Daniel Craig keep his footing on the smooth metal surface, visible on the crane. It wasn't put there as though for the construction crew's use because it is only placed on the part of the crane that we actually see Bond running on.

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15th Apr 2007

Children of Men (2006)

Revealing mistake: The infant baby was computer animated in every scene in which the face appeared. Even the feet were obviously touched up by computer in the hallway scene. The lighting isn't quite right, the skin texture isn't quite right, and the child's face is just too animated.

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14th Apr 2007

Children of Men (2006)

Revealing mistake: The ping-pong ball that Theo and Julian pass between their mouths is lit inconsistently with the lighting in the car. It also moves independently of the confines of the actors' mouths. The ball was digitally added after filming this scene. (00:26:10)

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12th Apr 2007

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Revealing mistake: In the scene where Spider-Man is pushed inside the train by Dr. Octopus and grabs the bar then leaps to the next: The passengers are all looking where they've been told Spider-Man is supposed to be, but none of them are actually looking at him, revealing that he is a CGI image and not an actor.

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5th Mar 2007

Ghost Rider (2007)

Revealing mistake: After the Ghost Rider escapes from jail, he is shown pulling his chain whip off of his bike and wrapping it around his torso. As he lifts his leg to mount the bike, the section of chain near his right hip can be seen to pass through his jacket, revealing that it is a CGI chain, not a real one.

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3rd Nov 2006

The Prestige (2006)

Revealing mistake: When one twin (presumably Alfred) is removing the other twin's fingers, "Alfred's" upper arm passes through his twin's head as "Alfred" reaches for the hammer. [Fixed on DVD.]

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