jerimiah

13th Jan 2012

Beetlejuice (1988)

Other mistake: If the Maitlands cannot be seen in a reflection being ghosts, then Lydia would not have seen them in the attic window in her camera, as that uses a mirror to reflect the image through the viewfinder.

jerimiah

13th Jan 2012

Beetlejuice (1988)

Other mistake: When Adam's headless body runs into the hallway to go shut the attic door, you can see a reflection of his body when he crashes into the banister. Ghosts don't have reflections, as seen in the beginning.

jerimiah

11th Jan 2012

Phone Booth (2002)

Other mistake: In one scene we see a "chalk outline" on the ground of where the pimp's body was laying. This is something that is never done in real life given it can contaminate the crime scene. (00:34:00)

jerimiah

9th Oct 2011

Pitch Black (2000)

Other mistake: When Fry is looking around for Riddick at the end, she's holding the blue bottle of bugs to light her way. The blue light on her face isn't from the bottle as she holds it, as she's circling around in some cases with the bottle completely behind her, yet her face is still lit up blue.

jerimiah

9th Oct 2011

The Gate (1987)

Other mistake: Despite the noise of the demon in the house, the tornado clouds outside, the flashing lights from the demon exploding and the fireworks in the sky - not a single neighbor is anywhere to be seen. Even after daylight breaks the neighborhood is a ghost town as we pan away from the actors.

jerimiah

Other mistake: The security footage that Terry shows of Pee Wee going through the Godzilla set is simply a black and white version of the same footage we see as movie watchers of the film, not from the camera being used to shoot the movie.

jerimiah

21st Aug 2011

The A-Team (2010)

Other mistake: Towards the end when we see one of the $100 bill plates up close, the plate is not of any money ever put into production in the US. While I know most movies do not try and use actual money, there are things that don't match how real money is made: serial numbers are not on the plates, circle around Ben's head doesn't go to the border, "The United States of America" is missing above the "100" on the left, just to name a few.

jerimiah

12th Aug 2011

Liar Liar (1997)

12th Aug 2011

All About Steve (2009)

Other mistake: The camera shots that Steve takes during the storm are far too steady given how much we see him moving the camera, almost as if it was on a tripod. The problem is that Steve is holding the camera and we can see how much it moves during the ground collapse footage he takes when the kids are being rescued.

jerimiah

26th Jul 2011

White Chicks (2004)

Other mistake: When Marcus comes out for the first time on the runway with the real Wilson sister he's supposed to be, both of them are wearing the exact same outfits they had just walked the runway with.

jerimiah

26th Jul 2011

White Chicks (2004)

Other mistake: When Marcus' wife is at the restaurant, she hands her credit card to the waitress who comes back just a few seconds later to not only tell her the card was declined but to also have an agent on the phone. Given the scene is shown in realtime - there's no way all that could have been accomplished in just a few seconds.

jerimiah

Other mistake: The type of pan George uses to make eggs is far more modern a design than when the movie is supposed to take place in the late 70's.

jerimiah

30th Mar 2011

Swimfan (2002)

Other mistake: When Madison is arrested and in the back of a Saddle River police car, there is no railroad crossing anywhere in or around Saddle River matching where they supposedly stopped at.

jerimiah

Other mistake: When the Chosen One asks for a pound of nuts, he's handed a thing of flowers, not nuts. In the next scene we now show him feeding the "nuts" to a squirrel.

jerimiah

Other mistake: During the church scene, an elderly man is seen using a Black Motorola flip cell phone that wasn't available until 2005, some 2 years after the movie was set.

jerimiah

17th Jan 2011

Flash Gordon (1980)

Other mistake: When Hans Zarkov is having his mind scanned we see tons of images flash by. The one for "Space scientist fired" is several paragraphs long but only the first one was about Hans. The rest is about a leash law in Wellesley, MA.

jerimiah

4th Jan 2011

Dante's Peak (1997)

Other mistake: At the end when they are rescuing Harry from the mine, we see a helicopter land and kick up tons of volcanic ash. Given the destructive nature of ash to the engine (as seen in the earlier scene), it would not make any sense to have a helicopter operate anywhere near the area.

jerimiah

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Suggested correction: The previous helicopter crashed because of the heavy ash in the air overwhelmed the engine. The later helicopter would presumably be equipped with an appropriate filter to protect the engine. Properly equipped, there's no reason a helicopter wouldn't be used as emergency transport, considering the likely state of the roads. While ash on the ground might moderately increase risk, helicopters are used routinely to fight forest fires.

Volcanic ash is extremely abrasive and corrosive containing parts of glass, dust and debris that will not only cause problems to the engine but will also damage the leading edge of the rotors, altering their aerodynamic abilities.

jerimiah

Other mistake: When Det. Kimble comes out of the school on the stretcher, we see all his class gathered by his side yet still next to the school. Standard FEMA operating procedures (and common sense) would have had the kids far away from the school and not standing near the entrance emergency workers are actively using to get the fire under control.

jerimiah

Other mistake: When the police drop their weapons to chase after the screaming woman who just took the concentrated love potion, you can see the machine guns have no magazine clips in them.

jerimiah

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