Jack Vaughan

10th Jul 2020

The Fog (1980)

Revealing mistake: When Nick stops his car and turns it around and goes down a different road (after the fog update from the lighthouse over the radio) you can see the large light attached to his car's dashboard used to illuminate it. (00:56:37)

Jack Vaughan

10th Jul 2020

The Fog (1980)

Visible crew/equipment: At the bar, Nick says to Liz "I'll be right back" and there is an immediate cut to the front of the lighthouse. Just before the fog begins to roll in you can see a crew member on the left side of screen moving around. It looks like he was signalling for the fog to be poured in. (00:53:24)

Jack Vaughan

10th Jul 2020

The Fog (1980)

Visible crew/equipment: At Stevie's house, when Mrs Kobritz comes in with shopping, she tells Andy to answer the telephone and the shadow of the camera/operator is visible on the wall (behind the plant) as it moves to follow Andy to the telephone. (00:45:21)

Jack Vaughan

10th Jul 2020

The Fog (1980)

Visible crew/equipment: When Dan (the weatherman) calls Stevie to tell her the fog bank has shifted direction there is a shot inside the weather station where the camera moves in slowly on Dan and you can see its shadow on the equipment it passes by. (00:20:35)

Jack Vaughan

10th Jul 2020

The Fog (1980)

Revealing mistake: When one of the sailors peers out of the circular window and sees the fog bank you can see the window has not been lined up properly with the superimposed fog as the two collide at the right edge. The film then cuts away to the sailors and then back to the window again and this error has been fixed. (00:16:30)

Jack Vaughan

10th Jul 2020

The Fog (1980)

Trivia: When Father Malone discovers the journal, at the beginning of the movie, he opens it to a full page of text. We only see it very briefly but if you pause the film it appears to be some sort of joke. Here's a couple of extracts I could make out: "writing dumb shit in this fucking movie.." "...big tits, tatoos (sic)..." (00:06:41)

Jack Vaughan

10th Jul 2020

The Fog (1980)

Trivia: Writer-Director John Carpenter appears in the film as Bennett, Father Malone's assistant, at the beginning of the movie.

Jack Vaughan

10th Jul 2020

Session 9 (2001)

Visible crew/equipment: During one of the crew's breaks, in between shifts, there is a moment when Phil insults Hank. Hank sits up and reflected in his sunglasses are various set lights. (00:34:37)

Jack Vaughan

Visible crew/equipment: When Peter is attacked coming out of a doorway (after he leaves the boiler room) he wrestles with two zombies. If you pay attention to the bottom of the screen, just before he pushes the zombies away, you can see the hands of a crew member come into the frame. They were probably making sure none of the zombie actors fell into the camera. 2003 Directors cut DVD version. (00:49:02)

Jack Vaughan

6th Jul 2020

Triangle (2009)

Revealing mistake: Whenever normal Jess fights with sackhead Jess it's obvious that it's a man. Take note of the different and larger hands in particular.

Jack Vaughan

6th Jul 2020

Triangle (2009)

Visible crew/equipment: At the beginning of the film, the first time we see the yacht, there is a panning shot from the water going up above the prow of the ship. When this happens you can see the camera operator reflected on the metal surface. (00:04:26)

Jack Vaughan

Continuity mistake: When the Panther woman sneaks up on Parker while he's reading a book, between shots he takes his pipe out of his mouth twice. (00:39:04)

Jack Vaughan

Visible crew/equipment: When Dr Moreau is showing Parker his plant experiments there is a moment, just after Moreau says "That's one there", when the camera moves past a pillar and the shadow of some equipment is cast on the pillar. (00:30:28)

Jack Vaughan

Revealing mistake: When Itto is battling the group of male ninja in the forest there is a moment when two ninjas throw chains towards Itto and in the close-up shot of the two chains flying at Itto the wires attached to the ends, guiding them, are visible. (00:33:55)

Jack Vaughan

Revealing mistake: When Itto and Daigoro are walking through the forest, just before they are attacked by the group of male ninjas, there is a wide shot and on the left side of the screen you can see a number of cars pass by. (00:31:50)

Jack Vaughan

3rd Jul 2020

Ghosts of Mars (2001)

Visible crew/equipment: When Big Daddy Mars leads a horde of infected to the front doors of the police station if you look behind him, on the left side of the screen, there is what appears to be a crew member stood in the shadows with his arms folded. (00:55:55)

Jack Vaughan

Revealing mistake: When the sword mistresses kill the ninja we see them slice his whole nose off, however when the ninja's dead body is rolling across the floor you can see his nose is still attached. (00:15:32)

Jack Vaughan

Revealing mistake: When Itto is bathing, near the beginning of the film, he hears the clanking sound and then there is a close-up shot of his face. The start of his wig, the hairline, is visible. (00:08:48)

Jack Vaughan

3rd Jul 2020

Ghosts of Mars (2001)

Revealing mistake: When Big Daddy Mars is set on fire in the police station he is wearing an obvious protective mask. His face lacks detail and the mouth doesn't move even though he's screaming. (01:11:07)

Jack Vaughan

3rd Jul 2020

Ghosts of Mars (2001)

Visible crew/equipment: When the team are retreating through the police station, as the infected invade, there is a moment where Ballard and Desolation place a heavy drum in front of a door to halt the advance and you can see the shadow of the camera at the bottom of the screen as it moves in. (01:10:52)

Jack Vaughan

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