lartaker1975

5th May 2017

Poltergeist (1982)

Corrected entry: The bedroom door to the kids' room is always locked, but when the mother wants to open the door, she does so without a key. Later when the little ghost-clearance expert lady wants to go in, she finds the door locked and the father has to unlock the door with the key.

kh1616

Correction: They only locked the door after the girl disappeared to keep people out. Not before.

lartaker1975

Correction: The door was unlocked by the one scientist who went upstairs to investigate what was going on and ended up getting bit by something. The door was still unlocked after he left and was probably locked again later before Tangina arrived.

Corrected entry: During Daniel's match with Barnes, Barnes kicks Daniel in the groin and the referee warns him that one more illegal move will get him immediately disqualified. After the warning, Barnes sucker punches Daniel in the back of the head. This should have gotten Barnes an immediate disqualification but the ref lets the match continue.

Correction: Actually the kick to the groin was the first infraction that Barnes committed. It was the punch to the face (not the back of the head) that got the final warning.

lartaker1975

Corrected entry: When Ralph is shooting the bad guys in his daydream he shoots three times and kills four men.

8th Mar 2017

Black Sheep (1996)

Corrected entry: Throughout the scene when Chris Farley is on stage at the rock concert. You can see the camera man holding the big camera on his shoulder whenever there's an overhead shot of the crowd. Especially when Chris Farley reaches to the crowd to give high fives.

whitetyler

Correction: It's a "Rock The Vote" concert for the Al's campaign for Governor. Obviously they are going to have cameras there filming the event. Therefore why shouldn't we see cameras on screen?

lartaker1975

25th Jan 2017

Outbreak (1995)

Corrected entry: Before getting on the plane, Col. Daniels has a conversation with General Ford. Ford salutes Daniels, which is incorrect; as the lower ranking officer, Daniels should have saluted first as a sign of respect and protocol.

Movie Nut

Correction: Ford and Daniels are also very good friends. Doing something like that privately and not in the presence of others just shows signs of their friendship.

lartaker1975

Corrected entry: In the chapter, "Prince's tale", there's a memory in which Snape and Lily are talking about the friends of each other (the memory begins with Snape saying "I thought we were friends"). In this memory, Lily says that James has saved Snape's life, but Snape says that he was only saving himself. Some lines before, Snape makes it clear that he doesn't know that Lupin is a werewolf. However, in "Prisoner of Azkaban", Lupin said (and Snape himself) that after James saved Snape's life, he knew that Lupin was a werewolf. So this memory doesn't match - if James already saved Snape's life, he should've known that Lupin was a werewolf. (And that's why he would say that James was only saving himself).

Correction: Nowhere does Snape say he doesn't believe Lupin is a werewolf. He mentions how they sneak out at night. Lily mentions that Lupin is ill. Snape replies "every month at the full moon?" And Lily said that she knew Snape's theory about that. That's the full extent of their conversation.

lartaker1975

Corrected entry: Near the end of chapter thirty, it says that the only people left in the room of requirement are Harry, Ginny, Mrs Weasley, Lupin, Fred, George, Bill and Fleur. But on the next page Percy (who had recently entered the room) says sorry to Mr Weasley, but Mr Weasley had left the room along with all the other people.

Correction: It did not say they were the only people in the room. It states "The crowd was thinning. Only a little knot of people remained." It never states who left or who remained. It states that Harry joined Mrs. Weasley, Ginny, Lupin, Fred, Grorge, Bill and Fleur.

lartaker1975

21st Nov 2015

The Green Mile (1999)

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Suggested correction: How can you tell his jaw is slack when he had a hood over it the entire time?

lartaker1975

I have the movie and during Del's execution, the hood is partially burned off. After he finally dies, his jaw is completely slack.

I also have the movie and can confirm that not only is Del's jaw slack but, when the hood is burned off it looks like most of his face has been burned off leaving nothing but a skull. Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sh3u3Kqdynw.

Suggested correction: Rigor mortis can occur as quickly as 2 hours after death. One of the first muscles of the body to stiffen is the jaw. It also depends on the age of the deceased and calcium amount.

lionhead

26th May 2015

The Longest Yard (2005)

Corrected entry: Even if the Warden could frame Crewe for the murder of Caretaker for not throwing the game, the Warden has no jurisdiction on what sentence Crewe would serve or how long, so his threat of 25 years in prison is pointless.

Correction: He obviously believed the warden. The warden made an empty threat that worked. No mistake.

lartaker1975

22nd Jan 2015

Student Bodies (1981)

Corrected entry: When all the teachers are gathered in a room and the killer calls them, he taunts them about his crimes before saying "click" and then hanging up. However, this is impossible as both killers in the film (Principal Peters and Miss Mumsley) are present in the room when this person makes the phone call.

Correction: You also have to remember that all this took place in the dream of the female lead as evident when she wakes up and everyone "dead" is still alive and changed. For example the janitor is now a teacher.

lartaker1975

12th Jul 2013

Die Hard (1988)

Corrected entry: When John is on the roof trying to radio for help he connects with a woman from an emergency help line, why does the woman not believe him when he tells her about the huge emergency? Not in a million years would a person from the emergency help line not believe you when you call them with an emergency, even if it sounded like a child making a prank call ordering a fire-truck to his friend's house and they could hear the child giggling while he's saying it, they would still have to send someone out. John is screaming at the woman for help and she still doesn't believe him.

dan coakley..

Correction: As the other dispatcher stated at the beginning of the call, it came from the same building as the "false fire alarm." It got called off by the terrorists so the dispatchers believe it is a prank call. As far as they're concerned it's already been confirmed that there's no problem there.

lartaker1975

There is another factor not being considered here: if memory serves, John is not on "911" but on the police band. Half of her stubbornness is telling this crazy civilian to get off this restricted channel.

I agree with the original poster. Prank or not, there was automatic weapon fire that caused her ears to ring, you would think that she would do something other than call for a 'black and white to do a drive-by'.

Correction: There HAVE been cases of emergency service operators not believing callers. There was one infamous case in NYC where a woman who had fallen ill died because the operator didn't believe her young son who called. And another when a kid called 911 from the school bus because the driver smelled of alcohol, was speeding, and blowing through several red lights while cursing the kids, who were begging her to stop. During the entire call, the operator seemed extremely skeptical of the report, and when the police finally caught up with the bus and arrested the driver, the operator was surprised and told the officer on the scene that she had "really hoped the kid was lying." So, while unprofessional, it happens. The wouldn't blow off the call the entirely, but they might assign it a lower priority. The most egregious cases have resulted in disciplinary action, including firing, and lawsuits.

I have personally called 911 and the operator didn't believe me and kept mocking me and then told me to get on my way, so I'm not even sure services were dispatched.

23rd Nov 2003

Tru Calling (2003)

Past Tense - S1-E4

Corrected entry: Luc arrives for his job interview at the Sheriff's while Tru is at the bachelor party. However, the clerk at the hotel told Tru that the party started at 7pm, so we know it's at least that late. It doesn't make much sense for Luc to have a job interview at that hour.

DavidK93

Correction: And? Is there some law that says a job interview can only be conducted during a certain time? Maybe that's when the sheriff or even Luc was available to do the interview.

lartaker1975

21st Dec 2003

Tru Calling (2003)

Morning After - S1-E7

Corrected entry: It seems strange that Tru doesn't at any point entertain the possibility that Luc could be the killer. After all, he was the last person left in her apartment before she went to sleep. And if she even thought that she could have done it herself, why does it not occur to her that her boyfriend killed the ex-boyfriend who was quasi-stalking her?

DavidK93

Correction: Her ex was in bed with her. She had blood on her. The knife was in her bedroom. Of course she is going to think she is the killer. Nobody else.

lartaker1975

21st Dec 2003

Tru Calling (2003)

Morning After - S1-E7

Corrected entry: Why does Tru assume that Lindsay would be disappointed by Harrison's gift of a Pez dispenser? When they were shopping together, Lindsay specifically said that she loves Pez dispensers.

DavidK93

Correction: Because it is an unusual unusual to give that kind of thing as a gift to the one you love. Most couples are more romantic than that. Tru didn't know Lindsay would love it. She thought her friend would be disappointed.

lartaker1975

23rd Dec 2003

Tru Calling (2003)

Morning After - S1-E7

Corrected entry: After Tru talks to her ex-boyfriend on the roof, she returns to her apartment and asks Luc where everybody went. But before the ex-boyfriend even showed up, everybody was leaving the party and Tru was saying goodbye to them as they left. Then she went to the roof and had her five minute chat with the ex. Why should she be even remotely surprised that everybody has made it out of the apartment by the time she gets back?

DavidK93

Correction: Only a few people were leaving. She assumed others would stay. Therefore she was surprised when everyone left.

lartaker1975

16th Dec 2003

Tru Calling (2003)

Star Crossed - S1-E6

Corrected entry: The second time the day happens, Amy comes driving up right after the near-accident, because she "saw Derek's car." Since Tru's actions didn't change the timeline throughout the car chase, that means that Amy should have shown up at the same time during the original day as well. In that case, she would have witnessed Derek cause the crash that killed Adam and Jen, and there shouldn't have been a mystery.

DavidK93

Correction: Before she showed up, the car was about to go over the edge before Derek stopped himself. She showed up moments later. We don't have enough information to determine what happened originally. By the time she would have arrived the car would have already gone over the edge so she could have assumed Derek just arrived like she did. Or Derek could have easily driven away as soon as the car went over the edge without being seen.

lartaker1975

4th Feb 2004

Tru Calling (2003)

Murder in the Morgue - S1-E9

Corrected entry: Why does Lindsay know about what happened with Candace and Ronnie after graduation, while Tru doesn't? Firstly, Tru would have much more reason to have found out in the first place, since Candace was her best friend and Ronnie was her crush. Secondly, even if we accept that Lindsay found out before Tru did, how is it that Lindsay never mentioned it in five years?

DavidK93

Correction: Lindsay thought Tru knew, but didn't say anything because of how it all ended and Lindsay didn't bring it up to hurt Tru's feelings. This is evident when Lindsay says "what? you didn't know?"

lartaker1975

12th Dec 2003

Tru Calling (2003)

Haunted - S1-E5

Corrected entry: Around the middle of the episode, Paige's father tells Tru that all Paige really remembers about her molestation is "the moon and stars," which doesn't make sense to anybody. Towards the end of the episode, Tru looks across the street and sees that Paige's neighbor has a large stained-glass window of the moon and stars, and immediately realizes that the neighbor is the one who molested Paige. Paige is already there, because her near-death experience opened up the memory for her. But why didn't anybody figure this out before? The moon and stars window has been in plain sight to Paige and her father for twenty years, and evidently Paige has been ranting about "the moon and stars" for some time now.

DavidK93

Correction: She also believes her father is the one who molested her. And since her father is convinced it is all in her mind, he is not going to look for clues. Even so, he can just assume she saw the neighbors door and implanted it into her "fantasy."

lartaker1975

21st Jan 2004

Tru Calling (2003)

Closure - S1-E8

Corrected entry: Tru's endeavors to convince Harrison of her abilities don't make much sense, for two reasons. Firstly, it's ridiculous that Harrison doesn't already believe her. She once slipped him the exact card he needed minutes later in his card game, and she convinced a man to wear a bulletproof vest on the day that Harrison's girlfriend was planning to frame him for shooting the man dead. Secondly, why would he suddenly become convinced just because Tru told him when it was going to start snowing? She once told him exactly when it was going to rain, and weather forecasters do the same thing all the time anyway.

DavidK93

Correction: First of all, Harrison not believing her only proves he is hard headed. He believed them to be lucky guesses or coincidences. Lets not forget in many episodes he believed the other people were in cahoots with Tru in order to try and convince him (the waitress is a perfect example). Second of all, the thing regarding the snow, it was said it was a "surprise" snow. Which means the weatherman did not report it was going to snow. Even if the weatherman predicted snow, they cannot predict the exact time it is going to start like she did. Tru predicting snow that not even weatherman did not predict, along with predicting the exact time the snow was going to start, was enough to convince Harrison.

lartaker1975

27th Jan 2014

Escape Plan (2013)

Corrected entry: Stallone uses the wax layer from a drinks carton to place over the keypad to his cell so he can get the 4 digit code, all well and good but the wax sheet is not numbered, so when it is removed he would have no idea how it was fitted on the keypad, leaving him with multiple combinations. When he does escape he cannot see the keypad from his cell and is just using blind luck to key in the code.

Correction: He made mention that it came to finding the correct sequence. It is never specified how long he worked on it until he found it.

lartaker1975

There's only 10,000 possible permutations. He must have got real lucky.

10,000 is correct for four unknown digits but the wax is supposed to show him which four are used. That's only 24 combinations. That assumes there's no limit on attempts but it's a much more feasible number.

Correction: He tinkers with it for a minute (judging by the timecodes of the camera), and could not do any test the days before or the cameras would have caught him. I believe his "amazing good luck" is solid as a plot hole.

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