Everyone knows the scene in Finding Nemo where Bruce the shark takes Marlin and Dory to a submarine wreck in the middle of a sea minefield. Out of curiosity, I looked up shipwrecks around Australia because I wanted to find out which submarine it could possibly be. Interestingly enough, that submarine shouldn’t be there! Now, … Continue reading Finding Nemo’s Historical Error
The film’s plot notwithstanding, Wonder Woman 1984 had more than a few issues with the scene when Diana (Gal Gadot) and a not-actually-reincarnated-because-his-soul-possessed-another-man’s-body Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) steal a jet from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in order to make the 5,815-mile trip across the Atlantic from Washington, DC to Cairo, Egypt. Discounting … Continue reading Issues with the Invisible Jet – Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
This film review of Midway (2019) is based on my own impressions, opinions, and thought processes. While nothing out of the ordinary stood out about the acting and the quality of the CGI was okay with room for improvement (although there are a lot of inaccuracies in the vehicle’s models; a topic for another article), … Continue reading Midway (2019) Film Review
Guns are a common sight in movies. Everyone has one no matter what their status is. It is far from reality in many cases. At the national level, the United States of America – considered to be a country where guns are easier to buy than a loaf of bread – requires every legal citizen … Continue reading Ignoring Gun Laws – Tomb Raider (2018)
In text, there are no limitations besides the author’s imagination, especially if it is fiction. Whatever is imagined can be quickly put on paper (or a word processor) with ease. Filmmaking does not have such ease. Besides budgetary constraints, limitations of location, physics, and prop availability have to be taken into account, which can lead … Continue reading Good Translation From Text to Screen – Rizzoli & Isles
X-Men: First Class has some historical inaccuracies regarding their portrayal of US Navy ships.