Paul Andrews

1st Oct 2004

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

Continuity mistake: When Salvatore throws Alfredo the answers to the questions, the paperwork in front of him on the desk changes between camera angles. First it's completely flat, then it's "dog eared." (00:40:45)

Paul Andrews

Continuity mistake: When Craig first discovers the portal door his crouching position changes slightly between the camera shot inside the tunnel and that from the office, and again when he closes the office door and goes back to the portal door.

Paul Andrews

7th Jun 2004

The Burning (1981)

Continuity mistake: In the raft scene, when the caretaker slashes his first victim his hedge cutters get stuck in a tree branch and we seem them covered in blood, but then when he pulls them out and raises them into the air to stab his second victim they're clean and shiny.

Paul Andrews

7th Jun 2004

The Burning (1981)

Continuity mistake: In the raft scene the boy at the front right, from his view, is kneeling on his left leg. When the camera cuts behind them he's suddenly kneeling on his right leg and remains on this leg through every other angle.

Paul Andrews

7th Jun 2004

The Burning (1981)

Continuity mistake: The amount of foam and shampoo in the blonde girl's hair in the outdoor shower is inconsistent throughout the entire scene between all camera angles.

Paul Andrews

7th Jun 2004

The Burning (1981)

Continuity mistake: When the black doctor convinces the white doctor to view the caretaker's burn in the hospital, the white doctor's tie goes from crooked around his neck to straight between shots.

Paul Andrews

3rd Jun 2004

Way of the Gun (2000)

Continuity mistake: In the hospital kidnap scene when they decide to 'move', Mr. Longbaugh goes around the pillar to join Mr. Parker. Note in this one scene Mr. Parker's hair on his forehead changes then goes back to how it looked in the previous scenes. (00:13:00)

Paul Andrews

Continuity mistake: At the very beginning when they are all getting into the yellow Ford car an outside of car camera cut from the front of the car to the side shows the lady's arm firstly inside, then rested on the door.

Paul Andrews

29th Apr 2004

The Italian Job (2003)

22nd Mar 2004

Reality Bites (1994)

Continuity mistake: We see Marty putting on his right Nike boot but not his left. The camera cuts from his feet to his face saying "power laces, all right" then back to his feet, now both boots are on. (00:07:45)

Paul Andrews

18th Mar 2004

Amelie (2001)

Continuity mistake: Before Dominique Bredoteau enters the phonebooth he has a bag in his left hand. When the camera angle changes he transfers it to his right hand as his arms suggest. When he replaces the handset he swaps the bag back to his left hand picking up the tin box with one hand. The camera cuts to an overhead shot of him holding the tin box with both hands not allowing enough time for him to put the bag down. (00:29:35)

Paul Andrews

Continuity mistake: Lorraine Baines' hands are on her hips, a brief cut to Marty and back and she now holding a cup and saucer at chest height. You could argue she had enough time to pick it back up, but this would seem odd as she's only just put it on the table. (01:43:55)

Paul Andrews

22nd Jan 2004

Ocean's Eleven (2001)

Continuity mistake: Note the bad cut as the Chinese man is first knelt down looking at the briefcase on top of the mobile safe then a camera angle change shows him stood and looking behind him before positioning himself to jump. Then note how his body angle changes when falling off the top of the cabinet between cuts. Look carefully to the right of the screen and you can see a Perspex sheet wobbling. (01:23:05)

Paul Andrews

Continuity mistake: When Doc starts up the DeLorean watch the remote when he says to Marty "not me, the car, the car." The counter is static at 00 but the car is moving. (00:19:40)

Paul Andrews

Continuity mistake: George McFly's holding a pen in his right hand, then a cut to a wide shot reveals him not holding a pen as he rests his arm away from his body on the table. Then when the camera cuts back his arm is back in front of him holding the pen. (00:14:10)

Paul Andrews

Continuity mistake: Lisa drives Sam to the hospital and is met by Dr. Marsh. Dr. Marsh puts on a protective eye mask, before administering a syringe of luminous substance into Sam's arm to stop him projecting fire, but the next scene shows him not wearing the mask then it's back when disposing of the syringe.

Paul Andrews

20th Nov 2003

House (1986)

Continuity mistake: The Sandy/demon scene. When the cops arrive an officer says they had a report of 'someone at this address firing a shotgun'. But Harold who made the call to the police regarding his neighbour reported a 'suicide' attempt.

Paul Andrews

20th Nov 2003

House (1986)

Continuity mistake: The Sandy/demon scene. When Roger escorts the cops to the front door, he says 'My gun' and we see the cupboard door under the stairs (containing Sandy's body) is ajar. But when he closes the front door behind the cops the next shot shows the cupboard now closed.

Paul Andrews

20th Nov 2003

House (1986)

Continuity mistake: When the Sandy/demon tries the blow Rogers brains out he opens the bathroom door containing the 'floating garden tools'. The hedge cutter shoots towards Sandy/demon lopping off her head. Next scene Roger picks up the head placing it in a bin bag, but there's no blood, but there was when he shotgunned a hole in her from an earlier scene.

Paul Andrews

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