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Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 9:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

My puzzles are tending toward the insufferably long, so here's a quickie.

I love spotting movie mistakes. The one I'm thinking of now might be the most noticeable ever. It is obvious several times in the movie, which is a pretty popular one. It is observable on the DVD cover and posters, and requires no specialized knowledge to spot. Most viewers of the movie probably never think of it, but I know you Lateralians will be able to figure it out.
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Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 9:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

May we try to figure out which movie? If so, may we ask for the LTPF list of titles? Genres? Year in which the film was produced?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 9:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)

May we try to figure out which movie? Yes... If so, may we ask for the LTPF list of titles? But this would make it entirely too easy. Sorry. I think that learning the nature of the mistake with help lead to the movie; if not, I'll give the movie and ask for the mistake. Genres? Again, if I give the genre, it'll be among the first you guess. Year in which the film was produced? Within the past decade.
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Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 9:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I figured. IMDB list of possible goofs then:

Anachonism?
Error in geography?
Continuity?
Crew or equipment visible?
Factual error?
Revealing mistake?
Incorrectly regarded as goof?
Audio/visual unsynchonized?
Errors made by characters?
Deliberate errors by filmmakers?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 9:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Titanic?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)

I figured. IMDB list of possible goofs then:

Anachonism?
Error in geography?
Continuity?
Crew or equipment visible?
Factual error? Sort of this...
Revealing mistake? ...but more like this...
Incorrectly regarded as goof?
Audio/visual unsynchonized?
Errors made by characters?
Deliberate errors by filmmakers? ...because it is in fact this.

Alhucema (Alhucema)

Titanic? No.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Friday, May 14, 2010 - 12:57 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the movie from [LTPF list of decades]?
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Is it visible in an image on the DVD cover? in text on the cover?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Balin (Balin)

Is the movie from [LTPF list of decades]? 2000s; see above.

Biograd (Biograd)

Is it visible in an image on the DVD cover? in text on the cover? Both; the image references it more directly.
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Friday, May 14, 2010 - 7:58 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it a US movie?

Is it a war movie? Love story? Thriller? Comedy? Sci-fi?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Alhucema (Alhucema)

Is it a US movie? Yes.

Is it a war movie? Love story? Thriller? This is closest. Comedy? Sci-fi?
Alhucema (Alhucema)
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Posted on Friday, May 14, 2010 - 8:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Live actors? Stunts involved? Computer effects? Special effects?

Is the movie (approximately) about the same period in which it was made? If not, is it about an earlier period? Later?
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Is it an animated movie? a spoof? a horror movie?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Alhucema (Alhucema)

Live actors? Yes. Stunts involved? Not in the mistake, but in the movie, yes. Computer effects? Possibly. Special effects? Yes.

Is the movie (approximately) about the same period in which it was made? Yes. If not, is it about an earlier period? Later?

Noel (Noel)

Is it an animated movie? a spoof? a horror movie? This, no to rest.
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Posted on Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 9:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it Twilight? Does it relate to the way people are positioned on the poster? Perspective relevant?
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Is it a sequel? A remake?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Hominid (Hominid)

Is it Twilight? No. Does it relate to the way people are positioned on the poster? No. Perspective relevant? In a way, yes.

Balin (Balin)

Is it a sequel? No, but it has one. A remake? Yes!
Fiction (Fiction)
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Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 7:33 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the movie relate to a holiday? Christmas? Halloween?

Does the mistake relate to improper use of an object?

Is it the wrong reaction to an environment? Or temperature?
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Fiction (Fiction)

Does the movie relate to a holiday? Christmas? Halloween? No to all.

Does the mistake relate to improper use of an object? Noish.

Is it the wrong reaction to an environment? Or temperature? No.
Noel (Noel)
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Does the mistake relate to an incorrect representation of something from the original movie?

Was the mistake also present in the original movie?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Posted on Saturday, May 22, 2010 - 5:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Noel (Noel)

Does the mistake relate to an incorrect representation of something from the original movie? No, it would be a mistake even if it was not a remake, but...

Was the mistake also present in the original movie? Yes, I believe so.
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Is the movie any of the following remade horror movies...
Nightmare on Elm Street?
Night of the Living Dead?
Dracula?
Frankenstein?
The Hills Have Eyes?
Psycho?
Village of the Damned?
Texas Chainsaw Massacre?
Gourami (Gourami)
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Noel (Noel)

Is the movie any of the following remade horror movies...
Nightmare on Elm Street?
Night of the Living Dead?
Dracula?
Frankenstein?
The Hills Have Eyes?
Psycho?
Village of the Damned?
Texas Chainsaw Massacre? No to all, in fact.
It_so_happened (It_so_happened)
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Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 1:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it a remake of a US movie?
And the remake has a sequel?
Or the original has a sequel?
Or both?

The Ring?
The Grudge?
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It_so_happened (It_so_happened)

Is it a remake of a US movie? No.
And the remake has a sequel? Yes.
Or the original has a sequel? Yes.
Or both? Yes.

The Ring? Yes!
The Grudge?
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Is it the fact that you can see the circle of light all the way around, which is clearly impossible, if it is in fact a well covering?
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It_so_happened (It_so_happened)

Is it the fact that you can see the circle of light all the way around, which is clearly impossible, if it is in fact a well covering? That's the one!
Sorry, even I didn't see how quickly this one would go. I guess it's pretty obvious once you guess the movie.

****************SPOILER
In The Ring, what the ring itself is is the circle of light you can see if you are at the bottom of the well and the cover is closed. It looks like an eclipse, with a corona on all sides. But this is physically impossible; if the heavy stone well covering were smaller than the mouth of the well all around, it would fall in! The movie title, the iconic image and the central theme are all based around a mistake.

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