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27th Feb 2021

The Last Emperor (1987)

Revealing mistake: When Chang the driver is shot in the head, blood spurts out from his forehead a split-second before the gun fires.

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12th Feb 2021

San Andreas (2015)

Factual error: This movie makes the same mistake dozens of others have when it comes to tsunamis. When the water is coming into the bay, Dwayne Johnson says 'we need to get over the crest'. Tsunamis don't have crests nor do they act like they are shown here. The water just 'fills' up like in a bathtub.

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23rd Jan 2021

Godzilla (2014)

Factual error: In the scenes on the railroad bridge: (1) the gap between railroad ties varies from 18 inches to 6 inches. Ties on a railroad bridge usually have an 8 inch gap. (2) The muto is stated to be 300 feet tall. In different scenes the muto appears to be taller, shorter and the same height as the railroad bridge. (3) A diesel locomotive averages 60 feet tall which is 1/5 the height of the muto. When the locomotive careens over the end of the bridge, it appears to be much smaller. (4) Railroad flat cars average 60 feet in length making the incomplete nuclear missile on the car almost 50 feet. They are not this large. (5) The railroad bridge appears to be spanning a river but its design is terrible. It would fall down. In the scene with the beached russian sub: the sub is probably a typhoon class which is 500 feet long and 75 feet wide yet the muto towers over it.

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20th Jan 2021

Twelve Monkeys (1995)

Factual error: In the madhouse scene where Brad Pitt is jumping on beds and ripping up pillows, feathers are strewn about. Feather pillows are never used in secure facilities, for sanitary and allergic reasons.

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Revealing mistake: The signal sweeps shown on the 'orca' device and on other screens throughout the movie are all identical.

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11th Jan 2021

Common mistakes

Revealing mistake: In many in-car scenes, the background shown outside the windows either doesn't change or is the same scene used over and over.

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Suggested correction: I don't think I've ever seen this outside of animation. It certainly isn't a common error. Can you cite some specific examples?

What is more common in driving scenes, especially in crowded cities, is drivers never having to stop for street lights or make turns. They continue driving through the city in a straight line as the characters talk.

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Other mistake: In the scene in the engine room, a steam pipe bursts and sprays hot steam (you can see the rising mist) on the handle of the door to the propeller shaft. After the steam has been off, Borgnine then grabs it with abandon. It should have burned his hand.

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Revealing mistake: The inside of the spacecraft is populated with electronic equipment sitting on tables. You can easily identify a Hallicrafters short-wave receiver which the alien tries to smash on Jeff Trent's head. In the B&W version, you can even see manufacturer labels on the front of the units. They are missing in the colorized version.

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Factual error: The cemetery is full of bare branches of medium to small 'plants'. Since this is southern California, they should have leaves.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene on the back yard portico where the cop is backed up to the other cast members, the male vampire knocks him down to the ground. It then shows the green 'rays' shooting off the landed saucer and the vampire crumples to the ground. A cast member throws off the vampire's cape revealing a skeleton. At this point the cop is missing from where he fell in front of the vampire. Next shot someone helps the cop up from the ground where he is lying almost touching the revealed skeleton. Also, the skeleton used for the skinny male vampire is the same one used for the grossly overweight Tor Johnson.

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Factual error: This movie tries as best it can to convince the viewer the action is happening in the states even though it was shot in Italy. (1) during a news report, the term 'his excellency the governor' is used which is used nowhere in the states. The rest of the newscast is equally odd. (2) the architecture is definitely 1950s Italy. (3) there is almost a complete lack of American automobiles; most of them are Fiats. (4) you can see Lebanese cedar trees everywhere trimmed in the Mediterranean style (tall and skinny). There are many more too numerous to go into.

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Other mistake: In the scenes bookending the underwater swim, there is no way to figure out how both pools of water are set up. Sometimes a cast member jumps in and appears to be standing in 3 feet of water and other times cast members dive in as though the water is 25 feet deep. In fact, the whole underwater scene makes no sense at all. Cast members swim up meaning they're going through a hatch in the ceiling or floor, there are railings attached willy-nilly and there appears to be no regular doors anywhere.

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Revealing mistake: When the cast is assembled before jumping into the water, the scenery appears to be the same as in the scene where they leave the water, with just a few things moved about.

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Revealing mistake: When Price is driving to the place he plans to bury his dead wife, you can see heavy traffic on the crossroad, after other shots showed deserted streets.

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Revealing mistake: When Khan and Spock are fighting on the garbage scow as it glides over San Francisco, you can easily see Spock's stunt double being beaten by Khan's stunt double. And vice versa.

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16th Dec 2020

Cell (2016)

Factual error: One of the phone crazies runs into an identifiable Ponderosa Pine tree. There are no Ponderosa Pine trees within a thousand miles of Boston.

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16th Dec 2020

Cell (2016)

Factual error: The open credit sequence takes place at the Atlanta Airport (Hartsfield Jackson), signs are throughout the Delta terminals, Boston Airport announcements are dubbed in until we see John Cusack come off the airplane.

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16th Dec 2020

Cell (2016)

Continuity mistake: The chef at the airport stabs someone, but the knife blade is clean afterwards; moments later he stabs it through the valise, and it is covered in blood.

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22nd Sep 2020

Gorgo (1961)

Other mistake: When the parent monster is just about to enter Piccadilly square, for a brief moment a view of a bus is shown. The writing on the bus is reversed.

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