jle

Revealing mistake: When the shark is on the deck of the Andrea Gail, you can see the equipment underneath it that is making it move. (00:47:30)

jle

22nd Jan 2004

Repo Man (1984)

Revealing mistake: When Lite is shooting back, after Otto tries to repossess the blue clue, his last shot makes the same loud bang but there is no flash. (00:50:20)

jle

12th Jan 2004

Fallen (1998)

Revealing mistake: When Hobbes is searching for information about Milano, he types his search into the webcrawler search engine and it takes him straight to the front page of the newspaper that is reporting on the events he is searching for. With the search terms he used there is no way he would get that result. You may argue that all the boring bits of websearching were cut, but for his second search he goes back to the web search instead of the newspaper's own search to get the next year's article. (00:22:00)

jle

21st Dec 2003

Druids (2001)

Revealing mistake: When Vercingétorix leaves the Romans to go to Gergovia there is a stone mason by the road carving what is probably a distance marker. The man's chisel is obviously not in contact with the stone - while he is banging it with the hammer it is waving around in the air. (00:17:00)

jle

21st Dec 2003

Split Second (1992)

Revealing mistake: The opening text describing how London is badly flooded because of heavy rains and global warming is accompanied by an aerial shot of the city. From the level of the Thames it is clear that this wasn't even filmed at high tide, let alone during a flood. (00:00:45)

jle

21st Dec 2003

Beowulf (1999)

Revealing mistake: When Beowulf is fighting Grendel in the sanctuary and is climbing up into the rafters, his black support wire is visible. (00:44:10)

jle

16th Dec 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

End Run - S5-E17

Revealing mistake: In the mess, you can see everyone has their food on metal trays and ceramic dishes. Sgt Zale, though, has his lemon pie in a polystyrene dish - so that it doesn't hurt Klinger when he gets it in the face. (00:08:15)

jle

12th Dec 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Bug Out (60 mins.) - S5-E1

Revealing mistake: When Col. Potter is in the helicopter looking for a new site for the camp, you can see landscape reflecting in the canopy. This never changes position although they're meant to be flying around. (00:22:30)

jle

29th Nov 2003

Dark Star (1974)

Revealing mistake: When Pinback is hanging from the lift, just before he decides to undo the bolts, you can see a piece of wood supporting his back. (00:43:00)

jle

29th Nov 2003

Dark Star (1974)

Revealing mistake: When Talby is mending the communications laser, in one shot the laser beams are not there. The sound effect is audible and there are two white strings visible where the laser should be. (01:03:00)

jle

23rd Oct 2003

28 Days Later (2002)

Revealing mistake: In the church, none of the infected that Jim sees are wearing anything on their heads. They then chase him and are set alight by Jim's rescuers. When we see the infected running and burning, the fireproof hoods the actors are wearing are visible. (00:16:20)

jle

20th Oct 2003

Casino Royale (1967)

Revealing mistake: The Union Flag pinned to the back of the taxi driver's jacket is upside down. Since he is part of the government (he's undercover for the Foreign Office) he shouldn't make such an terrible mistake. (01:20:40)

jle

8th Oct 2003

Small Soldiers (1998)

Revealing mistake: You cannot change pages like that in either Encarta or Internet Explorer by pressing the right mouse button. For a while the pages are even changing rapidly while the right mouse button is being held down. (00:26:00)

jle

8th Oct 2003

Jabberwocky (1977)

Revealing mistake: When the Black Knight kills the King's champion with his axe, you can see the flash and smoke from the charge which blows the armour apart. (01:32:00)

jle

Sex and Violence - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: The Italian evening class runs from 7 to 8 PM. The clock at the back of the classroom reads 10 to 2.

jle

Revealing mistake: The alarm clock stops on its own after just 9 seconds of beeping. Real alarm clocks go for longer / forever to make sure you're awake. (00:06:05)

jle

22nd Sep 2003

Underworld (2003)

Revealing mistake: After Selene bites Michael, Viktor picks him up and throws him through a wall. On the other side, he lands in a pool of water as do lumps of the wall, which float briefly before the shot ends. (01:43:55)

jle

22nd Sep 2003

Casablanca (1942)

Revealing mistake: When we see the shadow of Rick opening the safe, there is also the shadow of a candle centered in the shadow of an archway. When we see Rick closing the safe, the shadow of the candle is now at the edge of the shadow of the archway; showing that the two shots were lit differently. (00:18:00)

jle

18th Sep 2003

U Turn (1997)

Revealing mistake: After the radiator hose breaks for the last time, Bobby opens his mouth to laugh and it is obvious that the teeth that are supposed to be missing have just been blacked out because he touches them with his tongue. (02:00:15)

jle

2nd Sep 2003

Bad Boys (1995)

Bad Boys mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When the computer is being hacked and the password and/or code for the database is shown on the screen, most of the display is for an Autodesk printer driver. (01:39:00)

jle

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