The 13 Mistakes Of ‘Wreck It Ralph’

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1. It’s established that in the candy cane trees, the double striped branches ‘break’. When grabbed, they make a loud noise and flash for a moment, before just vanishing. When Ralph and Vanellope are racing to the Hero Metal at the top of a tree, Ralph hits several of these branches. Each time, the branch only lasts about a second or two after he touches it before vanishing. However, he then falls from the tree and lands on a branch that is double striped and hangs from it. While doing so, he proceeds to have a full on conversation with Vanellope, for a relatively long time. Yet the branch does not vanish till after she walks away, despite previous ones having only a second or two of time before vanishing.

2. When the cake goes all over the place, Deanna (behind Gene) looks around. She is facing towards Gene is this shot, but looking in a direction towards Ralph in the next shot.

3. After Ralph destroys the cake and it goes all over the place, we cut to a wide shot. In this shot, to Gene’s right, there is a small amount of cake on the floor. In the following shot, the amount of cake has doubled.

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4. When the Sugar Rush racers are throwing in their gold coins to enter the Random Roster Race, the announcer can be heard reading the name “Adorabeezle Winterpop” third, after Taffyta Muttonfudge, and “Crumbelina Di Caramello” fifth, after Gloyd Orangeboar. But the next time the roster board is shown, Crumbelina’s name is printed on line 3, while Adorabeezle’s name is on line 5. The board’s order may be considered the correct one, as not only does the same order appear on it again as the race commences, but Crumbelina can be seen lined up right behind Taffyta just before they begin to toss their coins to the pot.

5. In the scene where Ralph doesn’t appear in the game, Felix climbs off the side of the apartments and exits the screen. In the next shot, he is just seen exiting the light source, indicating that he has left the screen again.

6. When the gamer begins to play Fix-It Felix Jr, the nicelanders go into the apartments and appear on the fifth floor. The nicelanders disappear when Felix realizes the apartments aren’t getting wrecked.

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7. When Ralph sticks Sour Bill to a candy tree, the branch is directly under Sour Bill. But when Vanellope has become princess, the branch is now facing Sour Bill’s right.

8. When Felix calls Calhoun a “dynamite gal” she has a flashback of her former fiance calling her a dynamite gal. The last time he called her a dynamite gal, it was at the wedding. He only manages to say “dynamite” before the cy-bug bursts through the window and he gets eaten by the cy-bug. However, during the first flashback of Calhoun’s former fiance before she and Felix enter Sugar Rush, it shows the former fiance getting eaten by the cy-bug at the wedding, but he didn’t say “dynamite gal” before he was eaten. Also in the first flashback, their arms are by their side. But in the second flashback, their arms are interlocked with each other.

9. When Deanna begins to pull Felix onto the dance floor, she is wearing a shiny dress imprinted with leaves and flowers. When they take their places in the next shot, Deanna is suddenly in a plain pink dress, with no imprints. Then, although she remains on the dance floor for the entire shot, when Gene answers Felix in the very next shot, Deanna is suddenly with Gene by the door, and she’s back in the dress with the shiny imprints for the rest of the scene.

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10. When Ralph looks down on the entrance of Sugar Rush after being lifted by King Candy, you can see the path is empty between the three characters and the cybugs. But when Ralph frees himself from King Candy’s grip and Vanellope starts glitching towards Ralph, you can see Calhoun’s discarded weapon lying on the ground. Something so distinctly black would stand out on the rainbow bridge from a distance.

11. When Felix is about to receive his first medal, a few things change in a cut to a close-up. The building has grown much wider (32 notches under the roof compared to 22 before), giving the Nicelanders room to carry Ralph before throwing him, when previously Ralph was already against the edge. Additionally, a pair of large clouds has popped into the middle of the screen to cover the medal before it appears, which may have been considered too distracting to include in the previous shot. Later on, the medals which are engraved with Felix’s name in-game instead bear a bas-relief hammer and gain a white stripe through the center of the ribbon when shown in 3D, a rather drastic change for what is only meant to be a view in greater detail. (Official recreations of the game work around the first issue by reducing the distances covered by objects on the roof to begin with.).

12. When Ralph and Vanellope are practicing driving, Vanellope loses one of her upper teeth. The tooth magically reappears again for the rest of the movie. Most noticeable when Ralph rescues her from the dungeon and twice noticeable when she is doing the race. First when she says “I’m gonna win” before starting the race and second when she overtakes King Candy and is in the following tunnel.

13. When Calhoun and Felix are in Game Central Station getting ready to enter Sugar Rush, one of the portals behind them is displaying the words “Now playing Burger Time,” meaning the game is in progress. But shortly afterwards you can see Peter Pepper, the main character from from that game, serving what looks like a pie to the characters from Q-bert.

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Men In Black – Top 10 Mistakes

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1. When Will Smith throws a rock at the escaping Edgar alien, if you watch the rock after it hits the alien, it disappears after hitting the ground.

2. When Will Smith is looking at the two space ships at the MIB headquarters, if you look in the background Zed and K are there typing on the computer. But if you look closer you can tell that they’re not even touching the keyboard and the sounds are just added into the movie.

3. Just before the diner scene, where the two aliens are discussing the galaxy, we see the outside of the Russian restaurant. The neon sign says “haroshaya” meaning “good” all the way across the window, in the next shot inside the restaurant, the “ha”, which looks like the English letters “xo”, is gone and the sign is centered.

4. When the Bug’s spaceship floats over Shea Stadium and the NY Mets outfielder sees it and gets conked on the head by the fly ball, he is wearing number 23. In a later scene, when J picks up the tabloid newspapers, the photo of the ballplayer has number 20.

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5. When the jeweller leaves his shop, the shop window clearly shows the reflection of the parked exterminator’s van. Then you see the van being driven up the cross-street as the jeweller leaves in the taxi. Then Edgar/bug parks the van, goes to the shop, and you can see the same reflection in the jewellery shop window.

6. When Tommy Lee Jones shakes the dog asking him about the galaxy, right before they exit the car, you can see the cameraman’s reflection in the shiny black door frame.

7. When Will Smith and the other recruits are taking their written tests, the white table first appears to be situated between the second and third men from the left. When Smith goes to the table to pull it across the room, it is much further to the right of the scene.

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8. When Will Smith is holding the squid, watch the reflection on the alien’s black eyes. Although Will Smith is standing alone, the reflection on the eyes shows two people, or – depending on the shot – one with a big hat.

9. When the truck gets smashed at the start, the tree beside the truck is well alight, but when the man comes out of the house, it is only a little alight.

10. When the countdown timer for the destruction of Earth appears on the viewscreen, you see it count down to 59:56. There is a cut to three cast members including Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones for a brief dialogue scene. When it cuts to Will Smith walking away you can see the clock still counting down on the screen in the background. Now it is showing the time of 59:54. The aforementioned dialogue section took noticeably longer than two seconds.

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The 7 Mistakes In ‘Gravity’

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1. There are several scenes which depict space debris reaching the astronauts’ location, with catastrophic results. While the impact of these collisions are probably realistic, it’s highly improbable that this debris would be visible (you can spot many objects approaching, missing or hitting Sandra and George’s location) mainly because of their ultra high speed relative to the astronauts’ area. Remember, we are talking about orbits with speeds in the order of several 10k’s of km/h.

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2. When the Chinese space station is de-orbiting, and the atmosphere is stripping parts off the outside, Dr Ryan Stone is inside with objects floating about her. In reality, there would be a small deceleration caused by the atmospheric drag that would pull all objects to the front of the craft.

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3. The shuttles original mission was to service Hubble, yet when the shuttle is wrecked, Kowalsky moves with Stone to the ISS, which just happens to be “a short hike away.” In reality, Hubble orbits at an altitude of 595km (the topmost service roof of the Space Shuttles), while the ISS does so at an altitude of 340km. Furthermore, even if they had been able to see the ISS from Hubble’s orbit, they would have only seen it speed ahead, as their orbital velocities are different: 7.66km/s for the ISS and 7.58km/s for Hubble, a difference of 75m/s / 270km/h / 167.78mph.

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4. When Stone makes it to the Chinese station, it is experiencing reentry. This is nothing but a drama-making mistake, as the station would have needed to have been actively boosted down/slowed down for it to have been a deliberate deorbit, or have had its navigation completely neglected for months or years for its orbit to decay to that point. In either of these two cases, it could not have been orbiting at a fixed position with the otherwise-stable ISS.

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5. During the first few minutes, before all the comsats get taken out by the debris storm, conversation between Houston and the Space Shuttle include Quindar tones. Quindar tones are the sharp beeps attending each voice transmission. These tones are obsolete and haven’t been used for many years.

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6. Outside on her spacewalk Bullock has a watch over her suit. Inside after she removes the spacesuit, she is watchless while moving through the 1st “ship” she entered (wearing the T-shirt and shorts) then suddenly it appears on her wrist again.

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7. In several scenes, Sandra Bullock used radio equipment in efforts to call for assistance. There is a sound made by vintage, mechanically tuned radios called “heterodyning” that results in a squealing, variable frequency sound in the speaker. While heterodyning added a degree of drama to the scenes in “Gravity”, contemporary digital radios operate on a different, highly stable technique for tuning, and do not produce heterodyne sounds.

If you want to watch the trailer for Gravity, you can below

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiTiKOy59o4

The 13 Mistakes Of Iron Man 3

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1. At the end Tony drives an Audi R-8 e-tron, which is an electric car, and doesn’t sound like the noise heard.

2. Before Tony sends a holiday greeting to the Mandarin his car is pointed one way when he gets in, then the car faces the other direction.

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3. When the Iron Patriot Armor is shot at on Air Force One, the bullets ricochet and smash a window. The windows on Air Force One are bulletproof.

4. When Tony is giving his address to the Mandarin through the media the reporter in front of him has a cell phone which changes design between shots.

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5. How come the Extremis serum was able to regenerate Ellen Brandt’s arm but not repair the scar on her face? According to the movie, the serum is supposed rewrite the body’s genetic code and constantly repair damaged cells, so her face should have been restored to its original state, just like her missing arm. Even if she had been born with the scar the serum would have healed it, just like it healed all of Aldrich Killian’s physical impairments.

6. One of the Air Force One survivors is shown floating awkwardly on his stomach with his legs in the air. This was due to the floatation device used by the actor, because no unaided human would be able to be so buoyant in a pose like that.

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7. When Maya is trying to get Killian to let Tony go, she holds a dose of Extremis to her neck and says “1200 cc’s – A dose half this size, I’m dead.” 1200 cc’s is over 40 ounces. What she’s holding is barely the size of a cell phone.

8. Tony is in the bedroom with Maya Hansen, Happy is seen closing the sliding door. With the door just inches from being fully closed, a quick cut to Tony and Maya kissing, then back to Happy, and the door is almost fully open, with Happy in the process of closing it again just as the plant explodes.

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9. When Tony is sending a holiday greeting to The Mandarin, he has sunglasses on. Then in the shot from behind, he doesn’t have any glasses on. Then they reappear in the next shot and then he takes off the sunglasses.

10. When the Mark 42 is “done” assembling for the first time, in Tony’s workshop, a digital model of the suit appears in the lower right corner of the screen. In this render, the suit is complete, but a moment later there is still one piece missing, which hits Tony so hard the entire suit falls apart.

11. When Jarvis wakes Tony up when he is in Tennessee, there is quite a lot of blood on his face. But when he takes off his mask, so before he had any time to wipe it off, the amount of blood decreases significantly.

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12. When Tony is in his garage injecting his arm, his chest piece is glowing brightly through his shirt, however, the very next shot when he is wiping his arm with the alcohol pad, his chest piece is suddenly turned off.

13. When Tony and Rhodes leave the Mandarin’s mansion, Tony has blood on his left eye and cheek, which changes to the other eye between shots, then changes again at the boat.

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Grease – Top 10 Mistakes

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1. In the soda shop, the waitress turns off the lights with her elbow because her hands are full, but she misses the light switch by 6 inches.

2. At Frenchie’s sleepover when they are talking about piercing Sandy’s ears, it shows Sandy holding the wine bottle and passing it to Jan. Then it cuts back to Sandy and she is still holding the wine, then it cuts back to Jan and she has the wine again.

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3. During “We Go Together” at the end, John Travolta’s mouth is not in sync with the words “we’ll always be like one.” He appears to start singing “that’s the way it should be” before realizing and correcting his mistake.

4. At the dance, there’s a scene where everyone started dancing after Cha-Cha and Danny won the trophy. Well Marty comes in from the side of the screen and lands on the floor in some kind of split, and you can clearly see she is wearing a knee pad on her right knee.
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5. In “We go together” they all dance forwards. When the camera changes angle Frenchy and Doody have switched sides.

6. When “Crater Face” comes to the dance with Marty and Rizzo, he takes his sunglasses off twice.
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7. In the scene where the whole gang is eating at the soda shop, everybody starts leaving. Doody is in the back, in the middle, on the railing. He’s getting ready to leave, takes a bite of his ice cream and sets it down. In the next shot, he sets it down again.

8. In the middle of the dance contest, Patty Simcox does a funny front walkover, and comes dancing towards the camera. Over her shoulder, you can see Sonny running up behind her. But suddenly it cuts to another angle, and Kenickie is running up behind her to lift up her dress, and Sonny is nowhere to be seen.
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9. Sandy walks over to meet the girls after doing a cartwheel. On Sandy’s cheerleading uniform, there is a LONG red string right next to the letter on her shirt. Then, suddenly, the string disappears in the very next shot.

10. During the slumber party at Frenchie’s, when Rizzo brings out the wine, check out the junk on the headboard. Later in the scene when Marty is putting on her robe, the headboard is clear and now has a black fan on the left. Then even later when Jan says “You ain’t getting your hands on my ears” the headboard is cluttered again, with the black fan too.

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The Shining – Top 10 Mistakes

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1. In the first scene, when Nicholson is driving to the Overlook, the shadow of a helicopter can be seen at the bottom right. This is only visible in the un-matted VHS print and fullscreen DVD.

2. At the beginning when Danny is talking to his Mom and eating a sandwich, the sandwich gets about 5 bites smaller in a split second.
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3. Wendy has a baseball bat in her hand and Jack is trying to get the baseball bat. When Wendy hits him over the head, the baseball bat bends.

4. In the final shot of the opening sequence (before “the Interview” title shot), at the top of the frame, you will see the helicopter blades twirling. (Visible on fullscreen DVD and VHS.)
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5. In the initial overhead shot of the house the hedge maze is not there though later on it is shown quite close to the house.

6. While breaking down the bathroom door with the axe, Jack repeatedly strikes and damages the right hand panel, but as he turns away from the door (when he hears the snow-cat) both left and right panels have been damaged.

7. Wendy comforts Jack after he has had his nightmare. His hairstyle keeps differing depending on the angle focusing on him.
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8. When Jack breaks the door to the bathroom and reaches in to unlock, Wendy cuts him. Later there is no blood on the knife.

9. In the beginning when Wendy is talking to the doctor, Wendy lights a cigarette, seconds later the paper has burned almost to the filter.

10. When Wendy is looking through all the typed sheets where Jack has typed ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’, you can see that they are getting disorganised, and when Jack sneaks up on her, she gets a fright and puts them down in an untidy pile. However, in the next shot, they are in a relatively neat pile again in the tray.

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Titanic – 15 Movie Mistakes

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When the stern (back) of the Titanic is rising into the air, there is one shot where it appears bone dry. Easily hundreds of gallons of water would have been pouring off the still wet hull.

When Rose is trying to rescue Jack she spies a fire axe. Smashing all the glass out from the holder she grabs the axe and turns round. The next camera shot shows Rose standing in front of the case with almost all of its glass intact.

Rose mentions Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud’s ideas on the male preoccupation with size to Bruce. However this is 1912, and Freud did not publish the work relating to this until 1920 in “Beyond The Pleasure Principle.” Also, up until 1919, Freud relied solely on data from females.

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The pipe on the starboard side of the forward smokestack changes by the time the ship sinks. When Captain Smith tells Murdock to speed up the ship it bends at the top and creates a half circle. But when it is collapsing behind Cal, it has the shape of a “P.”

When Rose approaches the stern railing to climb over it casts a very clear moonlight shadow on the deck which is not there in all other shots of this scene.

At the beginning of the film, when Brock is being taped in the submersible, the sub is already underwater. Only seconds later, if you look out the circular window, it’s the reflective tops of the waves. Did they just rise up to the surface suddenly?

Right before dinner, Jack and Rose are talking to the Astors, and Molly comes up from behind them, asking Jack to escort her to dinner as well. In the next scene, when Cal calls back to Rose, Molly is still walking up to them.

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When the ship is sinking, there is a shot of Victor Garber leaning against the wall in deep contemplation. The camera angle is very tilted and a few things slide off the shelf in front of him. Look carefully on the DVD and you’ll see a wire coming out under his arm behind him pulling the china cup off the shelf.

During one side shot of the ship sinking at night, the bow has clearly begun to slide under. There are several lines hanging off the side of the boat. The lines are perpendicular to the boat, not the water, indicating that the model was filmed when level and tilted digitally.

Many scenes used computer graphics to show the length of the ship. Passengers were also added walking on deck. The shadows for the passengers don’t always match. Sometimes the angle of the sun distorts shadows. So the shadow of a woman’s hat appears much larger than the actual one she’s wearing, much like a person’s shadow at sunset can appear to be that of a giant.

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When Jack and Rose are talking on the deck. Rose is explaining to Jack why she considered jumping. She stated that she felt that she was screaming at the top of her lungs and no one was listening. He looks at her ring and states that she’d sink straight to the bottom…yadda, yadda, yadda. If you watch that scene, pay attention to Rose’s hair. One second, her hair in perfectly curled with bangs, then it is behind her ears. It alternates back and forth: bangs, no bangs, bangs, no bangs until she grabs his portfolio and they sit down on the chairs to look at his drawings.

In one of the sinking scenes, you can see the rectangular strobe lamps showing through the black fabric in the glass dome.

Look closely at the location of Rose’s beauty-mark the first time you see her at the dock. It is on the opposite side of her face during the rest of the movie.

When Rose is lying on the piece of board and she is trying to wake Jack by shaking his hands and such, there is some frozen stuff under Jacks nose. The scene cuts back to Rose and when we go back to Jack the ice isn’t there. Then the scene cuts back to Rose and the next time we see Jack he has it on his face again.

A small one & probably only noticed by dog trainers like me. When the dogs are being brought on board, they are on leather leashes made by J&J Dog Supplies, invented in the 1970s. It is the type of leash preferred by professional trainers, who probably supplied the dogs for the movie, and is distinguished by the “braid” near the snap, rather than by a sewn or riveted section. J&J’s website is: http://www.jandjdog.com. You can see the leashes there.