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New this week Deliberate mistake: During the opening fight between Rayden and Kahn, at one point Kahn is kicked and lands on the ground in front of his generals. A few seconds later, he is hit and lands on the ground again... in the exact same spot, landing in the exact same position. (Watch for the somersault he does.) It's clear these are two different takes of the same stunt. It wouldn't necessarily be a mistake, except when he gets hit the second time, he flies backwards a bit, so it makes no sense for him to land in the exact same spot as before. Sloppy editing.

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Deliberate mistake: During the final battle, when Ash is driving around in his car with the giant fan mounted to the front mowing down enemies, some of the evil skeletons he runs into aren't moving at all for several seconds before being hit. This reveals that the were just props designed and set-up to be run over for the effect. Additionally, the first two sets of skeletons he chops up in the fan are the exact same skeletons shot from different angles. (You can tell from the distinct way the one skeleton's arm comes off and ends up on the car's front).

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26th Jun 2019

Child's Play (2019)

Deliberate mistake: When the creepy building handyman falls onto the table-saw, it slices what appears to be his leg (or possibly arm) clean off. Except the saw-blade wasn't big enough to go right through his entire thigh (or upper arm for that matter), though... it only sticks up a few inches.

TedStixon

26th Jun 2019

Child's Play (2019)

Deliberate mistake: In the handyman's room, we see he has cameras secretly set up in the various apartments to spy on neighbors. But the placement of the camera spying on Mrs. Norris' dining room is kind-of ridiculous. It appears to be sitting out in the open on her dining room table. Sure, the handyman is a pervert, but there's no way he could get a camera onto such a spot without it being totally obvious.

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Deliberate mistake: When Rotti is dying, when Luigi and Pavvi try to run towards him (before he points the gun at them), you can briefly see Pavvi's mirror sticking out from behind the corner for a second right before they run into frame, revealing that the actors were waiting for their cue to go.

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Deliberate mistake: Several times, you see an exterior shot of Nathan's house, and it is very clear that it is the same shot being used over and over, sometimes reversed.

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Deliberate mistake: If you look closely, you can tell the shot of Shilo riding the elevator to the top of GeneCo tower is the same shot from the beginning of the movie (when Rotti rides the elevator down to the ground), only reversed. The distinct camera angle and movement gives it away.

TedStixon

23rd Jun 2009

Superbad (2007)

Deliberate mistake: When young Becca picks up the drawing that young Seth made, in the first shot, as she flips it over to look at it, you can faintly see the pen-marks through the paper, and they are not the same as in the following close-up shot, when we see the actual drawing. In the first shot, they seem to be a grouping of rectangular shapes, whereas in the second shot, it is obviously a large drawing of a penis. They had to use different pictures due to child labor laws that wouldn't permit the young actress from seeing the actual picture, and so a hand-double was used for the close-up shot. (00:17:15)

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