Episode 2 Great Movie Mistakes


Episode 2

Matthew Crosby, Ben Clark and Tom Parry from comedy group Pappy's expose all the hapless continuity errors, awful anachronisms and gaping plot holes from Hollywood in 2013.


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There was once a noble quest undertaken by Tommo and Ben,

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two hairy men from the Midlands, and Matthew the painfully white.

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Bravely, they sought out motion picture mishaps,

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cinematic screw-ups and filmic failures.

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They travelled as far as Odeon and through the many caverns of Vue,

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where they have returned with their pray,

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captured on shiny golden rings known as DVDs.

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Fine, fine, I know they're not gold.

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Join them now as they celebrate Great Movie Mistakes.

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-Turn that off.

-Not watching that.

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Hello, we're Pappy's and welcome to Great Movie Mistakes.

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My Greatest Movie Mistake was messing up my audition to play Edward in the Twilight films.

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Should never have got that spray tan.

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Mine was being Bella in your audition tape.

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Did we really have to act out the whole film?

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What Tom and Ben have expertly failed to explain

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is that tonight we're going to be going through clip after clip

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of Great Movie Mistakes. I can't wait.

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Bella. It's time.

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Stop it.

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And which of this year's movies features the most mistakes?

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Find out soon.

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Hi, guys. Ben here.

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I'd just like to remind everyone

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that not all films have to be intellectual.

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They don't all need a plot or a script.

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Sometimes all you need to have a good time is to watch a man

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get hit in the crotch.

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Awww!

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Ben makes a valid point.

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Sometimes you just can't beat a bit of lowbrow comedy.

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Urgh! I've changed my mind, this isn't funny at all!

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Here's a selection of lowbrow clunkers. Enjoy!

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CLANK

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You OK, Chow?

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I don't know, you tell me.

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Ah, The Hangover III, an utter movie mistake

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distilling all the worst bits of

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the brilliant Hangover I and the middling Hangover II.

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Mr Chow here is going mental with a knife to Stu's neck.

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The right side of Stu's neck, that is.

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So how come the cut's on his left side for the rest of the film?

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And more to the point, why was this awful film made?

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HE SINGS: # Money! #

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Quick, guys, it's Zach Galifianakis,

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the best thing about The Hangover III.

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Sorry, Matthew, the sound editors have ruined this scene for me.

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You see this saucy exchange of a lollipop?

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Cor, do I?!

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SHE SUCKS AND RATTLES LOLLIPOP

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LOLLIPOP CRUNCHES

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Clearly she's crunching and chewing on the lollipop.

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-There it is, whole again.

-Thanks a bunch, sound effects people(!)

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'Are you in a library?'

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It's the cast of the Wedding Crashers

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doing a not-as-good film.

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Yeah, The Internship wasn't exactly laugh-out-loud.

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This scene's funny, though. But not the way they intended.

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Check out the books behind them. They keep changing!

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And the red trolley

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disappears constantly!

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Much like my will to live whilst watching this film.

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Now, there's a lot of hate for Movie 43.

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That's because it's absolutely

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one of the worst films in the history of cinema.

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Oh, come on, it's got a great cast!

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Who were all essentially blackmailed into doing the film

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by the directors. Here's the actually very talented

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Anna Faris and Chris Pratt.

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-This is perfect.

-Julie, we've been together for over a year.

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16 months and two weeks.

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THEY LAUGH

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And in that time, I've come to realise that...

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..you mean everything to me.

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Oh, Doug, you too!

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-Ahh, Julie and Doug.

-No, no, Ben!

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They call themselves that here, but on the credits, see,

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they're listed as "Vanessa" and "Jason!"

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I'd argue that's another great gag in a great film!

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I'd argue it's another misfire in a film that should have

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genuinely never been made.

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It's the unashamedly crude Ted.

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Marky Mark wants to prove he's all grown up

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since his time with the so-called Funky Bunch in the early '90s.

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But look, he can do up his tie and everything!

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And for further emphasis, he does it up again.

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Hanging around with a teddy bear isn't terribly adult.

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It's just a movie, Ben.

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And, OK, this is ridiculous. When Mila Kunis comes out of the shower,

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she has full make-up on!

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Down here. Not looking up your towel, swear to God.

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Not looking up your towel, not looking at your funny business.

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Hang on, Ben. There is a chance that she actually is that beautiful.

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Or that she's wearing waterproof mascara?

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Let me talk first, all right? And then you can say whatever you want.

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Well, I'm marking it up as a mistake.

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It's time for Donny, aka Giovanni Ribisi, to show us his dance moves.

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Some pretty decent hip work there.

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And now, thanks to his disappearing drink, he can use his arms.

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Beautiful!

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How many continuity guys does it take to change a light bulb?

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-I don't know.

-Well, look at this Christian Science reading room.

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The lights are on.

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But once we're here with Mila in her car...

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Hey!

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..they're off.

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However, spin forward just a few seconds and...

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I've seen the light!

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MOBILE RINGTONE CHIMES

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OK, so...

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It's mirth-filled fun action comedy The Heat starring Sandra Bullock

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and Melissa McCarthy.

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Whoa, Bullock's put on a lot of weight for this role. Respect.

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When hiring extras in your next feature film,

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try to make sure they're not identical triplets wearing

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the same costume, as can be seen in the background of this scene.

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Look at this guy!

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And now this fellow, same shirt and bag.

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-And now this chap.

-Guys, I'm pretty sure they're the same person.

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Wow, Matthew, wow!

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Now, Shannon here hurls a watermelon at a criminal.

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Notice how it doesn't break.

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He, Matthew. Criminals are people too.

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I meant the watermelon, which is now broken up all over the place!

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A watermelon! Oh, hell, no! See, I told you you was a racist!

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But not here.

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The bad thing about movies is if you watch a terrible one you can't get the time back.

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True, that.

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I wrote to Ben Affleck after I watched Pearl Harbor

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demanding that he send me back three hours plus interest.

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-He never replied!

-What were you expecting he'd send?

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Three and a half hours.

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Maybe a bit more, according to the exchange rate.

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I was very disappointed by Gone In 60 Seconds.

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Way longer than advertised.

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I think that's the time it took them to write the script.

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ALL: Hey-o!

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Actually, I was pleasantly surprised by The NeverEnding Story.

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Slightly alarmist title, that one.

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So, as a public service, we've trawled through the world's

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worst films and highlighted the mistakes so you don't have to.

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Yippie-ki-yay, Mother Hubbard.

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-Good old Brucie as John McClane, can't go wrong.

-I beg to differ.

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Look at the car window - open.

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Then closed.

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That's about as wrong as it gets, mate.

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Check out this packed courtroom.

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I had a similar turn out when I was in court for my naked rambling.

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Yeah, you really shouldn't have rambled nude

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-through the packed courtroom, Ben.

-So it transpired.

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Oh, my days, it's a triple car bomb! Pe-eow, pe-eow, pe-eow!

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Don't worry, through the medium of continuity errors,

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everyone in the courtroom has miraculously escaped.

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-Except for that guard.

-Don't worry, he gets shot.

-Yay.

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Pay close attention and you'll see it.

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There it is, proof that A Good Day To Die Hard was in fact

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a film filmed by a crew.

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Cor, you've really lifted the lid on that one(!)

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You're welcome.

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What is it with old people and phones?

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They just can't work them properly.

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I'd argue this old lad is actually quite impressive.

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He successfully made an outgoing call while still on the dialling screen.

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Either that, or he's having

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a full-blown discussion with the voices in his head -

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in which case, that whole scene is just really upsetting.

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Wait for my command to execute...

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An all-star cast doesn't make a great film,

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as Olympus Has Fallen shows.

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What ruins it for me is this.

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Even I know the plural of terrorist isn't terrorist!

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Go on, then. What is it, then?

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Terrori?

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The most protected building on earth.

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In After Earth, our planet's now host to giant creatures.

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And camera cranes.

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Ah, yes, and camera cranes,

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one of which reveals itself with its shadow.

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This really is a slow and tedious film. Let's move on. Quick!

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Judd Apatow goes grown-up at the request of absolutely

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no-one, in the coarse and plot-less This Is 40.

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-It's just a bunch of guys that get together and ride.

-I know, I know.

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But watch, as Barry heckles the dangerous driver.

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The car disappears!

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-You want to see pictures of the kids?

-Oh, yeah!

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Hooray! 3rd Rock From The Sun!

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John Lithgow's done much more than that, Ben.

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-He's a Shakespearean actor.

-Yes, but that mobile is clearly upside-down.

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Is he playing "Man Who Can't Use an iPhone Properly" from Hamlet?

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That sixth form update of Hamlet you did was NOT the definitive version!

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As we all know, Americans are only capable

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of driving automatic vehicles.

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They also can't handle roundabouts.

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But to make things tricky, Pete and Debbie are driving whilst their

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car is in park mode, when the thing shouldn't be able to move at all!

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-Bit of a nonstarter all round, this movie.

-Boring.

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-What does he have you doing?

-Nothin', baby...

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If you're one of the 11 people who have seen Stolen, I can only

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offer you my condolences.

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It is not strong, though it does mark a milestone

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in that it is Nicolas Cage's ten millionth film!

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But it does have this blunder. Here, Cage knocks this guy off his stool...

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MAN GROANS

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And now, somehow, the stool is back upright.

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You tell me where she is

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or I'll blow your lunch all over this carpet.

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Yeah, honestly, don't see this film.

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Here's where Stolen goes from savagely mediocre to really gross.

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Nicolas Cage escapes from his handcuffs using

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the time-honoured method of dislocating his left thumb.

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Oi, nasty!

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Hello. I'm here...

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Then, after a preposterous double car crash,

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he gets out of the car and resets his RIGHT thumb.

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Or possibly also dislocates it for fun. Who knows?

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Really comin' down to the wire on this one.

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It's the ghastly and unwanted Sweeney movie.

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Now, we've seen over-keen extras in films,

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but it's a bit much when the extra is St Paul's Cathedral.

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-See it here?

-Yep.

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Ah, yes, it also pops up later on the other side of the car here.

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They also seem to be driving along the same bridge for absolutely ages.

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What secret massive bridge are they using?

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The one next to the two St Paul's Cathedrals, I guess.

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Sharknado, a concept so daft Ben could have come up with it.

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You say that, but I still haven't attracted any funding

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for Goatpocalypse Now.

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Thank God for that.

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Now, searching for mistakes in this is like shooting fish in a barrel,

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which is probably the way the special effects were filmed.

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Here we see a house clearly massively flooded

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and sharks are swimming all over the place,

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which really begs the question of how they opened the door!

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And why the water level outside is almost nonexistent.

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And how they managed to close the door again.

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And why there are sharks in tornadoes!

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And what Tara Reid did to her once promising career.

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Great news, guys!

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She's just signed up for Goatpocalypse Now!

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Everybody out of the pool!

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In a film with amazingly ropey special effects,

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it's remarkable that they wasted money on this effect

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that makes absolutely no sense.

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Specifically, that Connect Four game.

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-Is one of the reds actually floating in mid-air?

-Yes, Tom, it is.

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Great work, art department(!)

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Anachronisms.

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-The fear of spiders.

-No!

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Anachrophobia is the fear of spiders.

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Anachronisms are when you have the political beliefs of a spider.

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Actually, it's when something from the wrong time period

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appears in a film.

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Ever since the digital watch in Ben-Hur,

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eagle-eyed movie mistakes legends, such as ourselves...

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Guilty as charged.

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..have been spotting anachronisms, circling them in red pen,

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pointing at them, laughing at them and high-fiving.

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More mistakes from the brilliant Argo.

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We're virtually Argonauts!

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Now, check out that broken Hollywood sign.

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Factually accurate.

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Oh! You're wrong, Matthew.

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Sure, it fell into disrepair in the '70s,

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but, it was famously refurbished in 1978,

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a full year before the Iranian hostage crisis began.

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Amateurs.

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The long and serious Lincoln again

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and here's proof they had electrical sockets in the 19th century.

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They did?

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Well, they must have done, see? There it is.

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As we all know, Spielberg is a details man.

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OK, boys. What's wrong with

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this scene? Listen close.

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The war will take our son.

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A sniper or a shrapnel shell, or typhus.

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Same as it took Willie, it takes hundreds of boys a day.

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He'll die uselessly...

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-Something about Willie taking hundreds of boys a day?

-No, no, no.

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She used the term sniper.

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As we all know, this term wasn't used in the US

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until well after the Civil War.

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She would have meant sharpshooter.

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-I didn't know that.

-Nor did I.

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Well, that fact brought the house down at my

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live action role-playing club!

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Guys?

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Who's up for a very petty anachronism from

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the powerful, violent but underwhelming Lawless?

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-Not me.

-Please, no.

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Yes, ladies and gentlemen, as you can see, that camera is

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a Kodak Brownie Target Six-20,

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which wasn't in production until 1946,

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nine years after he used it!

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-Is it over?

-Yes. Thank God.

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You've got to keep steady...

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We weren't talking business yet.

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We were discussing my curiosity.

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Cor, Django Unchained!

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I love an explosive, bloodthirsty tour de force!

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I love how Quentin Tarantino plays fast and loose

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with the rules of film-making.

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You mean how he subverts the conventional

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tropes of the Western genre?

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No, how he gives DiCaprio a straw for his drink.

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They weren't commercially available until 1888.

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This is set in 1858!

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-People used hollow reeds back then.

-Wow.

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What a maverick.

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You don't make it sound too flattering, but more or less, yes.

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Here's Charlie Sheen in the whimsical '70s clunker

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A Glimpse Into the Mind of Charles Swan III.

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-Catchy title.

-Set in the '70s, you say?

-Yes.

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Well, I'm sure Galaga and Ms Pac-Man weren't around till 1981!

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They should've shown a space hopper and an Etch A Sketch instead! Ha!

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-I'm not into this modern metrosexual stuff.

-You surprise me, Ben.

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The last time you washed this dressing gown, it was pre-Avatar.

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I'm talking about blokey films, Matthew! Macho stuff.

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I don't like these girly films with things like feelings,

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and love, and three-dimensional female characterisation.

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A shining example of modern manhood.

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Speaking of which, close your dressing gown.

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Look! I want films with explosions, cars, blood!

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My ideal film would be about an exploding car made of blood.

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Contribute to the Kickstarter, guys!

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Here, for Ben's enjoyment

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and for your viewing pleasure are some macho movie mistakes.

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Eurgh!

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Oh! That was harsh.

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It's my day off.

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Should be quite a weekend.

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What The Last Stand lacks in plot, acting and script,

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it makes up for in movie mistakes.

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Here's Arnie with a bit of a drink problem.

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Look at the way he's holding the cup with the handle to the side.

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-But now he's holding it with a handle!

-What a mug.

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This bearded baddie's a talented driver!

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Yeah, he can somehow speed along,

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despite the handbrake clearly being up!

0:18:420:18:44

Death is waiting in the kitchen

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when you get up at night for a glass of milk.

0:18:460:18:48

-WOMAN:

-BLEEP.

0:18:510:18:53

And there he goes, turning his car into a ramp.

0:18:530:18:56

The man's amazing.

0:18:560:18:57

The boys must be making a crop circle in a corn field.

0:19:060:19:09

Check out Arnie,

0:19:090:19:11

shooting out from his open window like a boss.

0:19:110:19:14

BLEEP.

0:19:140:19:16

But wait! That window is definitely closed.

0:19:180:19:21

And either they're tinted, or there's no-one inside.

0:19:210:19:24

Crop circles are mysterious things.

0:19:250:19:28

It's the other fork, darling.

0:19:310:19:33

Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone?

0:19:350:19:38

What could go wrong!

0:19:380:19:40

Quite a lot, sadly.

0:19:400:19:41

Gangster Squad is a bit undercooked.

0:19:410:19:43

There's even an uninspiring performance from Sean Penn's

0:19:430:19:47

napkin, which goes off for a Screen Actor's Guild-mandated break

0:19:470:19:50

halfway through the scene.

0:19:500:19:52

-I heard it was having an affair with Emma Stone's fork.

-Get out!

0:19:520:19:55

I think I'll just have a cigarette.

0:19:550:19:57

In the cheesy and juvenile The Man With The Iron Fists, MMA

0:19:590:20:03

no longer stands for Mixed Martial Arts,

0:20:030:20:05

but Movie Mistake Alert.

0:20:050:20:07

Ah yes, here's former pro-wrestler Batista off to the Lion's Temple.

0:20:070:20:12

But somehow his chin facial hair doesn't go with him.

0:20:120:20:16

That's a heavy-weight clanger.

0:20:160:20:18

Aaargh!

0:20:210:20:23

Action heroes never die!

0:20:230:20:25

Their sagging cadavers just

0:20:250:20:27

limp along into the increasingly silly The Expendables franchise.

0:20:270:20:31

Now, check the level of sloppiness on this dub. Watch this!

0:20:350:20:38

Watch your head!

0:20:380:20:41

Literally no idea what Lundgren is mouthing, but then I rarely do.

0:20:410:20:45

Hold on, wasn't that battering ram down a second ago?

0:20:450:20:48

Yes! Good spot. As the saying goes,

0:20:480:20:51

"It's up and down more than a battering ram in The Expendables 2."

0:20:510:20:55

Ah, so that's where that saying comes from!

0:20:550:20:58

Arnie's reportedly accused

0:21:040:21:06

of having wandering hands.

0:21:060:21:08

So much so, that even when they're tied to a chair, they come free.

0:21:080:21:11

Look at that.

0:21:110:21:14

Get him up!

0:21:140:21:15

They're back, though, in time for Stallone

0:21:150:21:18

to slur something incomprehensible.

0:21:180:21:21

-Trench?

-TRENCH:

-Oh, this is embarrassing.

0:21:220:21:25

Nice meeting you.

0:21:280:21:29

Explain this, my fellow movie mistakers.

0:21:320:21:35

Sly's bike makes a revving noise before he even lays

0:21:350:21:37

a hand on the throttle.

0:21:370:21:39

ENGINE REVS

0:21:400:21:42

Maybe the bike, just like I feel compelled to do right now,

0:21:420:21:45

is throttling itself?

0:21:450:21:46

Like this?

0:21:460:21:48

-Aargh! Aargh!

-Oh, my God! Oh!

0:21:480:21:51

This scene focuses on helicopter number 711,

0:21:530:21:56

named after the popular chain of American shops.

0:21:560:21:59

They're an old favourite.

0:21:590:22:01

What are you doing here?

0:22:010:22:03

-MAN:

-Moving on. You killed all my business.

0:22:030:22:06

But here, it's been replaced by helicopter number 712,

0:22:110:22:14

named after the combined age of the lead cast.

0:22:140:22:17

It is I, Mr Darcy.

0:22:210:22:25

I feel such emotion

0:22:250:22:28

and yet I feel none at all!

0:22:280:22:32

If my opinions about myself and immigration are to be believed,

0:22:320:22:35

I am both full of pride

0:22:350:22:37

and a little bit prejudiced.

0:22:370:22:39

Oh, my love,

0:22:390:22:41

no-one understands the power of what we have.

0:22:410:22:44

But soon, soon,

0:22:460:22:49

we shall be together.

0:22:490:22:51

Oh. I should probably do my audition.

0:22:530:22:58

See you later, my love.

0:22:580:23:00

Hello. My name's Ben.

0:23:030:23:05

Brood, brood, brood.

0:23:050:23:08

I am prone to brooding.

0:23:080:23:10

Loins.

0:23:110:23:12

Oh, my love,

0:23:140:23:15

no-one understands the power of what we...

0:23:150:23:20

Sorry, I can't do this.

0:23:200:23:21

This isn't for me.

0:23:210:23:23

My sweet love,

0:23:250:23:27

to be apart from you

0:23:270:23:29

was to be torn asunder by 1,000 ravenous jackals.

0:23:290:23:34

Loins!

0:23:340:23:36

Now, here's some dreadful howlers from recent romantic movies.

0:23:390:23:43

Did you get it?

0:23:430:23:44

I love a thoughtful, beautifully acted,

0:23:440:23:46

romantic movie like Take This Waltz, don't you, Ben?

0:23:460:23:49

I love food.

0:23:490:23:51

No, look, Sarah Silverman's dish disappears...

0:23:510:23:54

-What?

-WOMAN: Why don't you want Jordan to go?

0:23:540:23:58

..then reappears, like magic!

0:23:580:24:00

I wish I had a self-filling plate like that.

0:24:000:24:02

I think there must've been a shortage

0:24:080:24:10

of child actors in Hollywood

0:24:100:24:11

when they made Take This Waltz.

0:24:110:24:13

-Really?

-Yeah.

0:24:130:24:15

That kid's clearly a ventriloquist's dummy.

0:24:150:24:17

Her lips don't even move when she speaks.

0:24:170:24:20

I missed you, Auntie Margot.

0:24:200:24:22

-MARGOT:

-Oh, I missed you.

0:24:220:24:24

You're right! Go on, say "Gottle o' gear"!

0:24:240:24:27

I Give It a Year.

0:24:310:24:32

Not just the diagnosis Matthew received in the post on Monday.

0:24:320:24:36

Hey, I hadn't read that yet. Spoiler alert!

0:24:360:24:39

But also a sporadically funny and unusual romcom.

0:24:390:24:42

Tell you what's strange about this film, that pool game.

0:24:420:24:45

Now see that cue being waved all over the place...

0:24:450:24:49

You want to hit it on the edge there.

0:24:490:24:51

There it is again.

0:24:510:24:52

And now it's down by his side! Nonsense.

0:24:520:24:56

There's no point, is there?

0:24:560:24:58

-GIRL:

-Shakespeare.

0:25:000:25:02

That's a great guess, but no.

0:25:020:25:04

Shakespeare didn't write novels.

0:25:040:25:05

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a deep

0:25:050:25:08

and actually rather touching film.

0:25:080:25:10

Here's Paul Rudd, claiming that

0:25:100:25:11

Dickens coined the term cliffhanger.

0:25:110:25:14

It was Charles Dickens.

0:25:140:25:15

Rubbish.

0:25:150:25:16

Yep, it was actually Thomas Hardy who invented it.

0:25:160:25:20

Sorry, I just meant I'm not a Paul Rudd fan.

0:25:200:25:22

But hang on, there's more! See that?

0:25:240:25:27

Yeah, they've spelt Emily Dickinson's name wrong!

0:25:270:25:30

There's an 'E' where there should be an 'I'!

0:25:300:25:33

Maybe they're using the Nordic tradition,

0:25:330:25:35

and this Emily was actually Charles Dickens' son?

0:25:350:25:39

You've really veered off course on that one, haven't you, Ben?

0:25:390:25:42

You should learn to participate.

0:25:420:25:44

Eyes up, gang. Charlie's arrived home.

0:25:460:25:48

See any cars in the driveway?

0:25:480:25:50

Bye, Charlie!

0:25:510:25:53

-No, sir.

-Quite right, there aren't any!

0:25:530:25:55

-MAN:

-Shut up, Candace!

0:25:550:25:57

You just stand there like a little bitch dog...

0:25:570:25:59

Now, Candace is rowing with Derek.

0:25:590:26:01

Charlie, just go! I can handle it!

0:26:010:26:03

Just don't wake up Mom and Dad.

0:26:030:26:06

Derek leaves and, aha!

0:26:070:26:09

A car has magically appeared!

0:26:090:26:12

That's a pretty strong perk of being a wallflower. Magic car.

0:26:120:26:16

Here's something troubling.

0:26:200:26:21

The way my feelings towards Emma Watson

0:26:210:26:24

developed near the end of the Harry Potter franchise?

0:26:240:26:27

No! Well, yes, absolutely yes, but no.

0:26:270:26:30

Look at her dress.

0:26:300:26:32

Way ahead of you, buddy.

0:26:320:26:33

No, see the straps?

0:26:330:26:35

They've disappeared.

0:26:360:26:38

-Splendid.

-Not splendid editing, though, eh?

0:26:380:26:41

Now, we all understand

0:26:440:26:45

the way American SAT scores work.

0:26:450:26:47

So here's Sam's results.

0:26:470:26:50

-1210.

-BOY:

-What?

0:26:500:26:52

Whaaat?!

0:26:520:26:54

Pause! Rewind! Enhance!

0:26:540:26:55

Always wanted to say that.

0:26:550:26:57

She got 1210?

0:26:570:26:59

Well, it says here she got

0:26:590:27:02

550 in Verbal and 460 in Math.

0:27:020:27:04

It's Maths, mate.

0:27:040:27:06

That adds up to 1010.

0:27:060:27:09

So she must have made an extra 200 points somehow.

0:27:090:27:12

And if anyone can send me video footage of this,

0:27:120:27:15

I will genuinely pay them £1210.

0:27:150:27:19

I've got multiple pairs of blue jeans!

0:27:190:27:22

Playing for Keeps is proof that

0:27:250:27:26

a romcom with a cast including

0:27:260:27:28

Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel

0:27:280:27:30

doesn't always guarantee quality.

0:27:300:27:32

In these final few moments, Gerard is doing some lovely Scottish or

0:27:320:27:36

Irish or whatever soccer-style bonding with his son.

0:27:360:27:40

If I'm good enough for them,

0:27:400:27:41

I may be good enough for someone here, right?

0:27:410:27:44

Kicking a football covered in these dashes.

0:27:440:27:47

But cut to just a few seconds later,

0:27:480:27:51

the football's now sporting rings!

0:27:510:27:53

We don't normally spoil the ending for you,

0:27:530:27:55

but with this movie we thought no-one would especially care.

0:27:550:27:58

Someone very smart once told me you just have to be there.

0:27:580:28:02

Playing For Keeps again

0:28:050:28:07

and earlier in the film the lovely

0:28:070:28:09

Stacie carries in her groceries.

0:28:090:28:10

Note the baguette...

0:28:100:28:12

PHONE RINGS

0:28:120:28:13

-STACIE:

-Hello.

-He doesn't really hate me?

0:28:130:28:15

No, of course he doesn't...

0:28:150:28:17

..which disappears...

0:28:170:28:18

..and then reappears!

0:28:190:28:21

-Stacie could make my baguette re-appear.

-Oh, Clarky!

0:28:210:28:23

-STACIE:

-Your son is honest.

0:28:230:28:25

Stale, uninspired,

0:28:270:28:29

cheap, tacky, and a little bit sickly.

0:28:290:28:32

No stars.

0:28:320:28:34

Wow, Tom, you're really getting into this film criticism thing.

0:28:340:28:37

No, I'm reviewing a Chinese take away I had on Just Eat.

0:28:370:28:40

Fantastic chemistry, four stars.

0:28:400:28:43

Are you reviewing a film, Ben?

0:28:430:28:45

No! I'm reviewing my old chemistry teacher.

0:28:450:28:48

He's opened a Chinese restaurant on Just Eat.

0:28:480:28:52

Thanks for that, both.

0:28:520:28:53

Some films are so terrible that continuity errors even improve them.

0:28:530:28:57

Slightly.

0:28:570:28:58

Let's have a look at the best of the worst.

0:28:580:29:00

A proper clunker here from un-special,

0:29:000:29:03

poorly scripted Total Recall.

0:29:030:29:07

Yeah, Colin Farrell's stunt double is clearly a woman.

0:29:070:29:10

Not quite, Benedict.

0:29:100:29:11

That's Lori and look at her hair!

0:29:110:29:13

Midway through the fight, her hair-band mysteriously disappears...

0:29:130:29:17

..a fact that's totally ruined Total Recall for me.

0:29:190:29:23

Colin Farrell is strapped into the futuristic

0:29:260:29:28

equivalent of the Central Line, and... aha!

0:29:280:29:32

That is not how you spell 'forecast'. It's not! It just isn't!

0:29:320:29:37

How's your relationship forecast, Matthew?

0:29:370:29:39

Patchy and cold.

0:29:390:29:41

OK, look at what new guy Marek's doing here,

0:29:450:29:49

and listen to Colin's advice...

0:29:490:29:51

Whoa, whoa! Don't hold it like that.

0:29:510:29:53

Hold it here.

0:29:530:29:55

If you hold it there and it shorts,

0:29:550:29:57

one of those bulbs will shoot straight through your hand.

0:29:570:30:00

But he flat out doesn't listen to him.

0:30:000:30:02

He's carried on doing exactly what he was doing!

0:30:020:30:05

God's sake, Marek.

0:30:050:30:06

Yeah, get it together, Marek.

0:30:060:30:08

I despair of Marek, sometimes. I really do.

0:30:080:30:11

What's truly scary about the Scary Movie franchise is that

0:30:160:30:20

they've made it to five.

0:30:200:30:21

Enough is enough.

0:30:210:30:23

OK, now look. Snoop is on Mac Miller's right

0:30:230:30:26

throughout the conversation.

0:30:260:30:28

-Crazy got to have been there.

-BLEEP.

0:30:280:30:30

Except now he's on his left!

0:30:300:30:32

I'm surprised they managed to get Snoop to say the sentences in order.

0:30:320:30:36

I don't think he was supposed to be in the film, he just turned up.

0:30:360:30:39

-SNOOP:

-I don't understand why the shampoo company can't fix that, man.

0:30:390:30:42

-Are you going to try out?

-Me?

0:30:450:30:47

Kendra's about to show off some of her dancing skills.

0:30:470:30:50

But, before that, it's a ventriloquism act.

0:30:500:30:52

-Look at her mouth as she says "Oh, food."

-Oh, food!

0:30:520:30:55

She's clearly not saying that.

0:30:550:30:57

In fact, I'm a certified lip reader.

0:30:570:31:00

She's saying, "Oh, gosh, why am I in this terrible, terrible film."

0:31:000:31:04

Let me see that certificate.

0:31:040:31:06

It's Joe Wright's lacklustre

0:31:100:31:12

recent adaptation of Anna Karenina.

0:31:120:31:14

Morphine, anyone?

0:31:140:31:16

I know this is awful, but that is not the solution.

0:31:160:31:18

No, what I meant was, look at the label

0:31:180:31:20

on the morphine bottle.

0:31:200:31:22

See how it changes?

0:31:220:31:23

Here it's 'la morphine', and later it's just 'morphine'!

0:31:230:31:26

Why didn't you tell me, for God's sake?

0:31:330:31:35

It's the almost laughably bad, must-avoid Taken 2.

0:31:350:31:39

Time for a glass of wine!

0:31:390:31:41

Here's a bottle and two empty glasses.

0:31:410:31:43

-But she's OK, right?

-WOMAN:

-Yeah, she's OK.

0:31:430:31:46

Aaand without anyone touching them,

0:31:460:31:49

they're now drinking from them.

0:31:490:31:51

Scientific proof that Neeson is a boss.

0:31:510:31:54

Are you OK?

0:31:540:31:56

Domestic issues in the Mills household.

0:31:590:32:01

They can't even decide on what time of year it is.

0:32:010:32:05

Here Bryan talks of the upcoming fall break.

0:32:050:32:07

You're leaving on fall break next week.

0:32:070:32:09

This is the only time I can get to do this before I go to Istanbul.

0:32:090:32:13

But, a few days later,

0:32:130:32:14

Lenore's imminent spring break plans are cancelled.

0:32:140:32:17

We had this trip planned to China

0:32:170:32:20

for Kim's spring break as a family,

0:32:200:32:22

you know, to try and work things out.

0:32:220:32:24

I've been banned from attending either break.

0:32:240:32:27

In the whole of America?

0:32:270:32:29

Very much so.

0:32:290:32:31

Come on.

0:32:330:32:35

In this car chase, Neeson's got his car all dirty with food.

0:32:350:32:38

See the windscreen?

0:32:380:32:40

But look! Here - bang!

0:32:410:32:44

The dirt's gone.

0:32:440:32:45

Go a bit further,

0:32:450:32:47

and it's grubby again.

0:32:470:32:49

But also, rewind.

0:32:490:32:51

If there's one thing that can ruin a high-octane car chase, it's a

0:32:530:32:56

middle-aged woman ambling along at the same speed as the car.

0:32:560:32:59

This is great.

0:33:020:33:04

Here's Neeson, summoning the US Embassy on his sat-nav.

0:33:040:33:07

It's a remarkable feat,

0:33:070:33:08

given that he arbitrarily hammers away on entirely the wrong keys.

0:33:080:33:12

And look, it isn't even a British alphabet!

0:33:120:33:15

Never doubt the Neeson.

0:33:150:33:18

He does have a very specific set of skills.

0:33:180:33:20

You understand me?

0:33:200:33:22

Strap yourselves in, folks.

0:33:240:33:26

Another classic car chase.

0:33:260:33:29

But the taxi they're driving appears to be invincible.

0:33:290:33:32

The police car forces it to drive into some corrugated iron.

0:33:330:33:37

And we see, later on, some definite damage to the left side.

0:33:390:33:43

Move on a few moments, the damage has completely gone!

0:33:460:33:49

But wait!

0:33:490:33:50

Here's the rear window getting shot out.

0:33:520:33:54

-WOMAN:

-Dad!

0:33:560:33:57

It's back in the very next shot!

0:33:570:34:00

Yep, the car possesses a healing factor,

0:34:030:34:05

making some believe it's the love child

0:34:050:34:07

of Liam Neeson and Wolverine.

0:34:070:34:10

Guys, it's time for GPM.

0:34:150:34:18

Gently Petting Matthew?

0:34:180:34:21

What? No!

0:34:210:34:22

Graphically Probing Matthew?

0:34:220:34:25

Absolutely not! My really cool acronym can only mean one thing!

0:34:250:34:29

Great Plot-hole Mistakes!

0:34:310:34:34

Gaffes so massively bad, an entire film falls apart.

0:34:340:34:37

Whoa! Hold on a second, guys! Check us out, we're cartoons!

0:34:370:34:41

Amazing. I can finally assist

0:34:410:34:43

Pinky and the Brain in their quest for world domination!

0:34:430:34:47

No time, Ben. We've got to explore

0:34:470:34:49

the miasma of movie mistakes that is...

0:34:490:34:51

In this relentless, pacey

0:34:520:34:54

and exciting superhero flick,

0:34:540:34:56

billionaire genius Tony Stark is

0:34:560:34:58

terrorised by Sir Ben Kingsley.

0:34:580:35:00

He threatens to bring America to its knees with a painful series

0:35:000:35:03

of lessons and no-one, especially Stark and the President, is safe.

0:35:030:35:08

So, Stark sets about saving the day.

0:35:080:35:10

Fair enough? Fair enough. No!

0:35:100:35:12

Not fair enough! Do you know why?

0:35:120:35:15

It interferes with Stark's long-planned golfing weekend?

0:35:150:35:19

No! Because Tony Stark happens to be in

0:35:190:35:21

an incredibly well-known superhero group.

0:35:210:35:24

He was in a movie with them.

0:35:240:35:26

Where the hell are they?!

0:35:260:35:27

Well, some of them don't live on Earth.

0:35:270:35:30

Thor might have been back in

0:35:300:35:32

Asgard, sorting out some admin.

0:35:320:35:33

Admin?! Stark's in grave peril.

0:35:330:35:35

And what about the others?

0:35:350:35:37

Big, angry Bruce Banner?

0:35:370:35:39

That archer guy.

0:35:390:35:41

And if the Captain doesn't leap into action

0:35:410:35:43

when the American President is threatened, what is his function?

0:35:430:35:46

Oh, no!

0:35:460:35:48

Maybe they were off on that golfing weekend,

0:35:480:35:50

hoping that Stark might pop along at the end?

0:35:500:35:53

That's a highly non-valid point!

0:35:530:35:55

This is one mistake so deadly that these superheroes couldn't

0:35:550:35:58

defeat it, if they bothered to turn up, that is.

0:35:580:36:01

All right! Let the Arnie marathon commence!

0:36:070:36:10

-And we're filming.

-Oh, yes.

0:36:100:36:13

Explain the concept, Tom.

0:36:130:36:15

We're going to power through some Arnie classics.

0:36:150:36:17

-It's going to be an all-nighter.

-Can't wait.

0:36:170:36:19

Yep. And let's try and spot

0:36:190:36:21

as many movie mistakes as we can along the way.

0:36:210:36:23

-Best night ever!

-Let's start at the very beginning with the low-budget,

0:36:230:36:27

creaky but extraordinary Hercules In New York.

0:36:270:36:31

Hey-o! It's Arnie's first ever scene on film.

0:36:310:36:36

Fun fact - he was billed as Arnold Strong when this came out.

0:36:360:36:39

Is the movie mistake his acting?

0:36:390:36:41

-WOODENLY:

-I am tired of the same old faces...

0:36:410:36:45

No. But hold on, I think I spotted something.

0:36:450:36:47

Flick back to the start and check out the brunette behind the throne.

0:36:470:36:50

She somehow ends up next to Zeus!

0:36:500:36:53

That Arnie. Always getting caught up in mistakes involving women.

0:36:530:36:58

-Are you homesick?

-I am having too much fun.

0:37:010:37:05

This clunker is as clear as night and day.

0:37:050:37:08

I know, right. A pastel blue turtleneck?!

0:37:080:37:10

No, Ben. The fact that it constantly changes between night and day.

0:37:100:37:15

Also, is that a cameraman-shaped shadow I spot?

0:37:150:37:20

I like how the Greek music reminds us Arnie is Greek.

0:37:200:37:24

I like how Arnie has the worst on-screen fight

0:37:240:37:27

in cinematic history.

0:37:270:37:30

Folks...

0:37:300:37:32

that's supposed to be a bear.

0:37:320:37:34

Time for the thrill-packed Conan The Barbarian.

0:37:350:37:38

Classic early '80s action.

0:37:380:37:40

If you want to see some classic action with a man in his early '80s,

0:37:400:37:44

Arnie's playing Conan in the remake this year.

0:37:440:37:46

-Arnie's in his 60's, Tom.

-Don't spoil the moment.

0:37:460:37:49

Ha! What a ridiculous scene!

0:37:520:37:56

-Huh?

-Those dogs are German shepherds.

0:37:560:37:58

-That breed was not created until the 1890s.

-Great point, Matthew.

0:37:580:38:02

And in what year did King Osric from the snake cult rule?

0:38:020:38:05

It was the Hyborian age,

0:38:050:38:07

roughly equivalent to the years 40,000 through to 10,000 BC.

0:38:070:38:11

Well before German shepherds.

0:38:110:38:13

That lonely childhood and lonely adulthood

0:38:130:38:16

hasn't been wasted after all.

0:38:160:38:18

Time for Commando!

0:38:200:38:22

The greatest, daftest action film ever made.

0:38:220:38:26

This just shows you why Arnie's the right man in any crisis.

0:38:270:38:31

In order to hide himself, he just rips the seat out.

0:38:310:38:34

I spy with my little eye

0:38:340:38:36

something beginning with "film crew being reflected on the car".

0:38:360:38:40

You never got the rules of I-spy, did you, Tom?

0:38:400:38:42

-You're just jealous you don't know what it is.

-Hold on!

0:38:420:38:46

Arnie went through all the effort of ripping out the car seat

0:38:460:38:49

to be lower down, only to now be sitting up normally.

0:38:490:38:53

Great posture, though.

0:38:530:38:55

A guy I trusted for years wants me dead.

0:38:550:38:57

Understandable. I've known you for five minutes and I want you dead too.

0:38:570:39:00

Ha! There aren't any cars in the background.

0:39:000:39:03

-They're back!

-This scene's a clunknanza.

0:39:050:39:08

Now. Look at Arnie's grenades wobbling about.

0:39:120:39:15

They're strapped to him by their pins.

0:39:150:39:17

That's less of a movie mistake, more of a life mistake.

0:39:170:39:19

As your uncle knows all too well.

0:39:190:39:22

Yes! Blow up the factory and the poorly designed dummies!

0:39:220:39:27

-Tom, I think the film wanted us to think they were people.

-Wow.

0:39:270:39:30

Now we're talking! Time to see Arnie's lighter side

0:39:330:39:35

in the quite frankly hilarious Twins!

0:39:350:39:37

Yeah. Hilarious for all the wrong reasons.

0:39:370:39:40

Those people staring at the camera might as well just wave too.

0:39:430:39:47

-Ridonculous.

-No, what's ridonculous is you using that word, Matthew.

0:39:470:39:51

Sozzle!

0:39:510:39:53

You could be a boxer, I could be your manager.

0:39:530:39:55

I don't think I could fight for money...

0:39:550:39:57

We've broken through to the other side. Only three more films left!

0:39:570:40:00

When I close my eyes all I can see is biceps.

0:40:000:40:03

What have we got next, Matthew?

0:40:030:40:05

It's time for the awesome action comedy True Lies.

0:40:050:40:08

-Action comedy? Is that even a genre?

-It is now.

0:40:080:40:13

I spy with my little eye something beginning with...

0:40:130:40:17

Yes, we all saw the camera crane reflected in the windscreen.

0:40:170:40:21

Spoilsport.

0:40:210:40:23

Look at that! They could afford a disappearing car.

0:40:300:40:34

Check it out. The car on the right vanishes halfway through the skid.

0:40:350:40:39

Nice!

0:40:390:40:40

See? You and this car were made for each other.

0:40:460:40:49

HE GROANS: Two more Arnie films to go. Come on, boys. We can do this.

0:40:510:40:57

Is it bedtime or breakfast time? My body clock's shut down.

0:40:570:41:01

Neither. It's time to watch the high-octane masterpiece, Eraser!

0:41:010:41:07

Now, those are offshore banking deposits. UBS...

0:41:080:41:11

I love that SHE said what UBS stands for,

0:41:110:41:13

and the computer screen reads USB.

0:41:130:41:16

That's a major one.

0:41:160:41:18

I love that we've finally found a movie mistake after watching this

0:41:180:41:21

for an hour and 20 minutes.

0:41:210:41:22

Well, we did also want to watch it to hear Arnie say,

0:41:220:41:25

"You've just been erased."

0:41:250:41:27

What a line.

0:41:270:41:29

Yeah. We did it! We're at the end of the Arnie marathon,

0:41:300:41:34

and we're just about to watch his finest work to date.

0:41:340:41:36

The masterful, essential viewing that is...

0:41:360:41:39

ALL: Jingle All The Way!

0:41:390:41:42

Here's Howard going down the escalator...

0:41:440:41:46

But wait! There he is again in the crowd before he gets there!

0:41:460:41:50

Classic overachieving Arnie.

0:41:500:41:53

Check out that drawing pinned on the wall in the playhouse.

0:41:560:42:00

It's completely changed!

0:42:010:42:03

-Oh, thank God. I thought I was seeing things.

-Ha-ha.

0:42:030:42:06

No, Ben. You've been awake for many hours

0:42:060:42:09

and ingested a lot of sugar and alcohol,

0:42:090:42:11

but no, you're not seeing things.

0:42:110:42:13

Good. Although what's with the directorial decision

0:42:130:42:17

to put black dots and swirling colours everywhere?

0:42:170:42:20

Whoa, Ben... you should probably drink some water.

0:42:200:42:24

Thanks, Turbo Man. I knew you'd save me.

0:42:240:42:27

You can always count on me.

0:42:270:42:29

Those lights reflected in his helmet show he's actually not outdoors

0:42:290:42:32

but in a studio.

0:42:320:42:33

Also, how have his wife and kid not noticed

0:42:330:42:36

Turbo Man's distinctively huge jaw, or thick Austrian accent?

0:42:360:42:41

If Arnie managed to become a politician in real life

0:42:410:42:44

then I'm afraid I've got to let those slip.

0:42:440:42:46

Oh... Thank you, sir. I don't think you know how much he means to me.

0:42:460:42:50

Oh! I think I have an idea.

0:42:500:42:53

Oh, my giddy aunt.

0:42:530:42:54

We've done it. We survived the marathon!

0:42:540:42:57

Oh...! Yes.

0:42:570:42:59

Right. Next up, Jean-Claude Van Damme.

0:42:590:43:03

I'll have a quick toilet break, and then... "I'll be back."

0:43:030:43:07

Who's that supposed to be?

0:43:080:43:09

Folks, it's the moment you've all been waiting for!

0:43:170:43:20

-It's time for Matthew's Minute Movie Mistakes of 2013.

-Oh, no!

0:43:200:43:23

This is literally my least favourite bit.

0:43:230:43:27

All three of us love movie mistakes, but I have a particular passion

0:43:270:43:29

for minute mistakes - mistakes that's no-one's noticed.

0:43:290:43:32

That's cos they're hardly mistakes!

0:43:320:43:34

-They're minor mistakes.

-What, mistakes from films about miners?

0:43:340:43:38

What, like Armageddon or There Will Be Blood or Billy Elliot?

0:43:380:43:42

No! Tiny mistakes. Mistakes that no-one's noticed.

0:43:420:43:45

No-one except for me. I'm going to be so popular!

0:43:450:43:48

I hate that guy.

0:43:480:43:50

It's a massive, massive fight, between a giant robot

0:43:560:43:59

and an enormous sea monster. God, I love Pacific Rim.

0:43:590:44:04

And I love the mildly obscure mistakes contained within.

0:44:040:44:07

Look at this executive toy.

0:44:070:44:08

It would not, I assure you, react in this classic manner.

0:44:080:44:12

All the balls would swing together.

0:44:120:44:15

Gah, you're so pedantic!

0:44:150:44:17

I'd say I'm more fastidious than pedantic.

0:44:170:44:19

Now, palaeontology fans, listen to this.

0:44:240:44:28

..their secondary brain. Now, we both know the Kaiju are so large

0:44:280:44:32

they need two brains to move around, like a dinosaur.

0:44:320:44:35

I want to get my hands on that.

0:44:350:44:37

Ha! Dr Geiszler, your doctorate is worth nothing.

0:44:370:44:40

Dinosaurs did not have two brains.

0:44:400:44:42

Exactly. Everyone knows they had three brains.

0:44:420:44:46

Ben... you don't even have one brain.

0:44:460:44:49

What is brain?

0:44:490:44:51

But the brain... too much ammonia.

0:44:510:44:54

Arthur Christmas.

0:44:580:44:59

Brilliant as a cockle-warming family movie, rubbish at geography.

0:44:590:45:04

Well, I didn't know Aarhus was in Eastern Denmark.

0:45:040:45:07

Exactly. Everybody knows that Aarhus is in Jutland,

0:45:070:45:10

which is the western peninsula of Denmark. Admittedly on the east

0:45:100:45:13

coast of Jutland,

0:45:130:45:14

but at best that puts Aarhus in the middle of the country.

0:45:140:45:17

I thought Aarhus was in the middle of our street.

0:45:190:45:21

Pitch Perfect? More like Pitch Riddled With Mistakes!

0:45:250:45:29

-Ben, you could have had Pitch Imperfect.

-I hate myself.

0:45:290:45:33

..Darth Vader's Luke's father...

0:45:330:45:35

-Hey. Hey, that girl walked past twice!

-Really?

0:45:350:45:40

Yeah. Blonde girl, green top, and blue shorts. Twice.

0:45:400:45:44

"Vader" in German MEANS "father". His name is literally Darth Father.

0:45:440:45:48

Well, actually I was going to point out in this bit

0:45:480:45:51

Beca's wrong.

0:45:510:45:53

"Vader" actually means father in Dutch, not German.

0:45:530:45:56

That was your movie mistake? Was that not too petty even for you?

0:45:560:46:01

Not even close, mate.

0:46:010:46:02

Are you guys getting ready for the riff-off?

0:46:020:46:05

What the hell is a riff-off?

0:46:050:46:06

Cloud Atlas!

0:46:090:46:11

Difficult, but rewarding to read - difficult to watch.

0:46:110:46:16

Are you ready for a clear but tedious error, boys?

0:46:160:46:19

-Nope.

-Not for me.

0:46:190:46:20

Good! September the 1st, 1973

0:46:200:46:23

was a Saturday. We all know that, don't we?

0:46:230:46:25

-Well, you might.

-And maybe Rain Man.

-But the directors certainly don't.

0:46:250:46:29

On this barely-seen calendar it's listed as a Friday! Ha! A Friday.

0:46:290:46:35

Jog on, Wachowskis!

0:46:350:46:37

Back to the very satisfying Skyfall. Perfect Bond.

0:46:410:46:44

But check Severine's shoes.

0:46:440:46:46

Not only dreadful to walk in on bumpy ground,

0:46:460:46:49

they also keep changing colour.

0:46:490:46:51

Fun fact, guys. In the shots where we just see her head and shoulders,

0:46:530:46:57

-she's actually wearing flippers.

-She's a very talented actor.

0:46:570:47:01

This looks suitably grim.

0:47:070:47:09

It could only be the dark and moody The Paperboy.

0:47:090:47:13

-Oh, dear, look at that drip.

-Oi! Don't talk about Ben like that.

0:47:130:47:17

Not that drip, you drips. The drip in the clip! This is set in 1969.

0:47:170:47:22

Obviously an IV drip would have been in a glass bottle at that time,

0:47:220:47:25

not a plastic bag.

0:47:250:47:27

-No wonder this movie tanked.

-Drip.

0:47:270:47:30

Seen...

0:47:350:47:37

No...

0:47:370:47:38

Over the next months

0:47:390:47:40

film franchises will be releasing sequels and prequels galore.

0:47:400:47:44

I'm looking forward to the prequel Django Chained.

0:47:440:47:47

Apparently it's just going to be two gruelling hours

0:47:470:47:50

of Jamie Foxx as a slave.

0:47:500:47:52

Yeah, there's a lot of buzz about Star Wars Episode VII:

0:47:520:47:55

I Just Don't Care Any More.

0:47:550:47:58

They're going to film George Lucas

0:47:580:47:59

driving around in a gold pick-up truck

0:47:590:48:01

full of money, just sneering at his fans.

0:48:010:48:06

Well, as great as those two made-up films sound,

0:48:060:48:08

I thought we could look at some of the actual film franchises,

0:48:080:48:11

and some of the gaffes we hope they won't be making this time round.

0:48:110:48:15

Argo II... Argos?

0:48:150:48:17

Turtle Power, everyone!

0:48:220:48:24

Perhaps the greatest social movement of the 20th century.

0:48:240:48:28

And now, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is being

0:48:280:48:30

reimagined for the jaded, terrifying youth of 2014.

0:48:300:48:34

But we all remember the original film, right? With these clunkers?

0:48:340:48:37

Of course! Like Leonardo leaving April's apartment.

0:48:370:48:40

His sword pings off the wall like it was made of rubber.

0:48:400:48:43

Looking back, this film does actually seem quite terrifying.

0:48:430:48:47

Ohhh! So, that's the plan...

0:48:500:48:53

Here's a blinding mistake that we hope won't creep into the remake.

0:48:530:48:57

As Raphael and Leonardo argue,

0:48:570:48:59

a crew member fails to hide out of shot.

0:48:590:49:02

He hasn't helped his cause by wearing a bright orange cap.

0:49:020:49:05

Guys... that's not a crew member. That's their human slave.

0:49:050:49:09

Very dark.

0:49:090:49:11

I, Frankenstein's out soon, but let's hope the new film doesn't make

0:49:180:49:21

the same mistakes as the definitive dark and still creepy 1931 classic.

0:49:210:49:25

Like this doozy! In this epic feat of acting

0:49:250:49:28

we can see Frankenstein's monster falling unconscious onto his back.

0:49:280:49:33

Top work, Boris.

0:49:330:49:35

However, here, he's somehow rolled over!

0:49:350:49:39

Give it another 30 seconds I'm sure he'd have started doing the worm.

0:49:390:49:42

-..Too late!

-Here, quick. Give me a hand...

0:49:420:49:46

Are you ready to have your minds blown, folks?

0:49:480:49:53

Here are some high-end special effects

0:49:530:49:54

that I, Frankenstein will have to match.

0:49:540:49:57

The doctor is in grave danger as he fights his own monster creation.

0:49:570:50:02

Or so you'd think. Luckily, the monster spares his life,

0:50:020:50:05

and instead throws what is clearly a dummy off the ledge.

0:50:050:50:09

-Ben, that was supposed to be the real doctor.

-What?

0:50:090:50:13

With their return to our screens in Muppets Most Wanted next year

0:50:170:50:20

let's point out a couple of Great Muppet Mistakes.

0:50:200:50:23

This first Muppet movie

0:50:240:50:25

is criminally underrated comedy genius. It's spot on.

0:50:250:50:29

Well, not so much here.

0:50:290:50:31

Miss Piggy proves she's a real diva by insisting that any man

0:50:310:50:35

who pushes her off a balcony wears a luxurious velvet evening glove.

0:50:350:50:40

That's possibly the classiest movie mistake we've ever had.

0:50:400:50:43

Afternoon, all...

0:50:460:50:48

Now, over here in the still exceptionally funny

0:50:500:50:53

The Muppets Take Manhattan, creator Jim Henson makes

0:50:530:50:55

a Hitchcock-style cameo, crouching awkwardly under some tables.

0:50:550:51:00

Look, there's the top of his head.

0:51:000:51:02

Ah. He's just trying to avoid paying the bill.

0:51:020:51:05

Textbook evasion technique.

0:51:050:51:07

Next year sees the release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,

0:51:110:51:14

but the original series had its fair share of monkey business.

0:51:140:51:18

Here's the reasonably decent but not amazing second film

0:51:180:51:21

Beneath the Planet of the Apes.

0:51:210:51:24

Turns out the Forbidden Zone isn't forbidden to the

0:51:240:51:26

onslaught of coffee shops we see on every high street.

0:51:260:51:29

Oh, yeah, look!

0:51:290:51:31

Some primate litterbug's left this coffee cup lying around.

0:51:310:51:34

Ruining the picturesque landscape.

0:51:340:51:37

-Look. There's a queue for this coffee.

-Nearly, Ben.

0:51:430:51:46

Look, there's cue marks

0:51:460:51:47

showing where James Franciscus should be standing.

0:51:470:51:50

Naughty. No-one likes a cue jumper, James.

0:51:500:51:53

We're almost at the end, guys.

0:51:540:51:56

You've stayed with us for the entire show!

0:51:560:51:58

-Or alternatively, they've just tuned in.

-Equally plausible.

0:51:580:52:01

We've seen a lot of movies, and a lot of mistakes,

0:52:010:52:04

but which movie is the mistakiest?

0:52:040:52:06

When it comes to movie mistakes, which film takes the cake?

0:52:060:52:09

Yeah. And then switches the hand that's holding the cake...

0:52:090:52:12

And then the cake disappears...

0:52:120:52:13

And then when it reappears it's a completely different cake?

0:52:130:52:16

Let's find out!

0:52:160:52:18

It's Les Mis, both a mesmerising and tear-jerking adaptation

0:52:180:52:22

of the musical, and a clanger-fest.

0:52:220:52:25

# It's win-win! #

0:52:250:52:29

Here these officials take off their hats

0:52:290:52:31

as Valjean is being captured, as ever.

0:52:310:52:33

So how come THIS fellow happens to still be wearing his?

0:52:330:52:37

As Mr Miyagi once said, "Hats on, hats off." Almost.

0:52:370:52:42

Ah, the "Fantine teleports around

0:52:460:52:49

"a group of disgruntled factory workers" scene.

0:52:490:52:52

That's rarely performed in the West End.

0:52:520:52:54

Look! She's got different neighbours in every shot.

0:52:540:52:57

Jowly Mc-Scowl-a-Lot's on Hathaway's right...

0:52:570:53:00

and then she's at the end of the line!

0:53:000:53:03

Poor Fantine has been convinced to be a prostitute.

0:53:080:53:12

In order to win some business from this captain,

0:53:120:53:14

she's hidden her shawl somewhere about her person

0:53:140:53:16

and then made it... come back again.

0:53:160:53:19

I think it's fair to say Anne "Hathaway" with continuity errors.

0:53:190:53:23

Incredible.

0:53:230:53:25

Heck of a blooper now. Here's Enjolras, pamphlets in hand.

0:53:310:53:36

-But wait, pause that! Where have the pamphlets gone?

-No, Matthew!

0:53:360:53:40

He's clearly thrown them in the air, and a few moments later

0:53:400:53:44

-caught them.

-There's no better way to rouse a crowd

0:53:440:53:47

than with a bit of juggling.

0:53:470:53:48

The boys are up to their old tricks here.

0:53:510:53:53

Chivalrous Enjorlas, in his splendid red coat, is picking up Eponine.

0:53:530:53:59

He's not chivalrous enough to carry her away, though.

0:54:010:54:04

he's clearly chucked her to his mate.

0:54:040:54:06

-Shut up, that's teamwork.

-Implausible, badly-edited teamwork.

0:54:060:54:11

Ah, young Gavroche. So tragically killed.

0:54:140:54:18

Such a young talent. What a waste.

0:54:180:54:21

Don't worry, Ben, they didn't really kill him.

0:54:210:54:23

-Oh.

-Look. Do you see his wide-open eyes?

0:54:230:54:27

Now they're closed.

0:54:270:54:28

-And now they're open.

-It's a miracle.

-Huzzah!

0:54:310:54:35

This scene is great and all, but you know what it could do with?

0:54:390:54:42

A bit of furniture.

0:54:420:54:44

What? Like this?

0:54:440:54:45

Where did that wardrobe come from?

0:54:460:54:48

-Much better. Thank you, Tom.

-"Mon pleasure."

0:54:480:54:51

With seven classic clangers,

0:54:530:54:55

Les Mis takes the crown for most mistakes this year!

0:54:550:54:58

So we've come to the end of our movie mistakes marathon.

0:55:010:55:03

It's been less physically challenging than a real marathon

0:55:030:55:06

but in many ways a lot more gruelling.

0:55:060:55:08

If you've made it to the end, we salute you.

0:55:080:55:10

And if you've just tuned in,

0:55:100:55:11

don't worry, this gets repeated all the time.

0:55:110:55:14

Yeah, seriously! All the time.

0:55:140:55:16

It's basically this and Family Guy.

0:55:160:55:19

But the movie industry waits for no man. Even as we speak

0:55:190:55:21

more films are being made, with more calamitous clunkers.

0:55:210:55:24

-Does that mean...?

-Yes, Ben.

0:55:240:55:26

It's time to start researching next year's Movie Mistakes.

0:55:260:55:29

ALL: To the cinema!

0:55:290:55:31

MUSIC: "Don't You Forget About Me" by Simple Minds

0:55:310:55:34

# Hey, hey, hey, hey

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# Ooh ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh whoa

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# Don't you

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# Forget about me

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# Don't, don't, don't, don't

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# Don't you

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# Forget about me

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# La, la-la-la-laa... #

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Matthew Crosby, Ben Clark and Tom Parry from comedy group Pappy's expose all the hapless continuity errors, awful anachronisms and gaping plot holes from Hollywood in 2013.


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