Brian Katcher

12th Oct 2019

Joker (2019)

New this month Question: Does Arthur kill Sophie when he realises he's hallucinated their relationship? I know there may not be a concrete answer to this.

Brian Katcher

New this month Answer: Yeah it's completely up to the viewer to believe he killed her or not. I don't think he did, he liked her, just like Gary. I think he visited to see if it was all in his head, with that confirmed he just left.

lionhead

18th Sep 2019

General questions

There was a movie about a mad scientist who was trying to create a clone of his dead wife. He had a handsome young lab assistant. When the assistant's girlfriend falls into a coma after an accident, the scientist offers to clone her as well. The assistant declines, saying a clone wouldn't be the woman who fell in love with him; the girlfriend later recovers. The scientist realises he'll never be able to recreate the past and ends up marrying a much younger woman.

Brian Katcher

Answer: Sounds like the 1985 film "Creator", starring Peter O'Toole, although I can't be certain about the lab assistant and his girlfriend. But a young woman who agrees to donate her egg and the scientist fall in love. There's also the 2017 film called "Andover" where a scientist clones his dead wife, although that film has less in common with your description than the first.

Bishop73

Yep, 'Creator' was it. Thank you.

Brian Katcher

16th Sep 2019

Eureka (2006)

Founder's Day - S4-E1

Factual error: At the dance in 1947, a US flag with 50 stars is visible.

Brian Katcher

19th Jul 2019

Good Omens (2019)

The Doomsday Option - S1-E5

God: Crowley was in Hell's bad books. Not that Hell has any other kind.

Brian Katcher

19th Jul 2019

Good Omens (2019)

In The Beginning - S1-E1

Crowley: Ciao [leaves].
Ligur: What's that mean, 'Ciao'?
Hastur: It's Italian. I think it means 'food.'

Brian Katcher

19th Jul 2019

Doc Hollywood (1991)

Question: Why do the Owens go to the doctors to have their mail read? Even a small town like Grady would have a librarian, not to mention they certainly have friends who can read.

Brian Katcher

Answer: That's just the long-standing relationship they had with Doc Hogue and assumed it would continue with Dr. Stone. Hogue was more than a doctor to the town folk. He was a strong father-figure that everyone felt they could go to for a variety of reasons. Also, this is a comedy film, so the characters and their situations are deliberately cliched and quirky.

raywest Premium member

Chapter Two: The Mall Rats - S3-E2

Trivia: The song Scott Clarke is listening to is not 'My Sharona, ' but actually 'My Bologna, ' by Weird Al Yankovic.

Brian Katcher

3rd Jul 2019

Good Omens (2019)

Trivia: Throughout the series, Crowley has a drawing of the Mona Lisa hanging in his apartment. According to the book, this was the original sketch for the painting, which he'd bought from da Vinci, who complained he was never able to replicate the smile.

Brian Katcher

16th Jun 2019

Good Omens (2019)

The Book - S1-E2

Trivia: In the Des Moines diner, there's a brief shot of an elderly cook with sunglasses and sideburns. This is a reference to the book, where Elvis Presley had faked his death and was living anonymously as a fast food cook.

Brian Katcher

Continuity mistake: When Monster Zero is standing victorious over the Mexican city, a traffic light changes from red to yellow.

Brian Katcher

4th Jun 2019

Good Omens (2019)

4th Jun 2019

Good Omens (2019)

Saturday Morning Funtime - S1-E4

Aziraphale: [After accidentally disincorporating himself] Fuck!

Brian Katcher

4th Jun 2019

Good Omens (2019)

The Doomsday Option - S1-E5

Hastur: [After slaughtering a room full of telemarketers] I needed that.

Brian Katcher

4th Jun 2019

Good Omens (2019)

The Book - S1-E2

Death: Don't think of it as dying. Just think of it leaving early to avoid the rush.

Brian Katcher

4th Jun 2019

Good Omens (2019)

The Very Last Day Of The Rest Of Their Lives - S1-E6

Gabriel: Don't talk to me about the greater good, Sunshine. I'm the Archangel Fucking Gabriel.

Brian Katcher

4th Jun 2019

Good Omens (2019)

The Doomsday Option - S1-E5

Trivia: The airman at the base gate is reading Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods'.

Brian Katcher

4th Apr 2019

Shrek 2 (2004)

Trivia: When Shrek and his friends flee the bar, knights are performing the 'close your eyes and touch your nose' sobriety test on the Headless Horseman.

Brian Katcher

14th Mar 2019

The Fugitive (1993)

Question: Kimble's wife suffered from severe head trauma. Wouldn't his defense attorney demand her 911 transcript be stricken, as her serious brain damage could have caused her to say anything?

Brian Katcher

Answer: His attorney could have done that, but I doubt such a strategy would have been successful, for two reasons. First, proving that she was just "saying anything" would be difficult at best, given that she wasn't just spouting random nonsense...she was speaking directly about what had happened. The prosecutor would have pointed out that she had been coherent (i.e., in control of her thoughts/speech) enough to a) dial 911, b) stay on topic, c) relay information, and d) name her killer (or so they believe). And second, given this high burden of proof, going with "this murder victim was just babbling as a result of the brain damage she suffered when she was brutally clubbed to death" probably wouldn't have gone over well with a jury.

Answer: I'd say this was a definite plot hole. Basing Kimble's guilt on a dying, brain-damaged woman's incoherent mumbling was unrealistic. His guilty verdict in real life would never have happened this way.

raywest Premium member

Trivia: Lewis' new friend, Rose Rita, is the main character in other books by John Bellairs, author of the original novel.

Brian Katcher

29th Dec 2018

Aquaman (2018)

Trivia: Arthur's father has a book by H.P. Lovecraft on his coffee table. Lovecraft often wrote about things that dwell in the depths of the sea.

Brian Katcher

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