Movie Mistakes: When does Film Continuity REALLY Matter?

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  • Published on Feb 21, 2017
  • Film continuity editing errors and movie mistakes happen in big and small films. But do they matter?
    Continuity editing is the process, in film and video creation, of combining more-or-less related shots, or different components cut from a single shot, into a sequence so as to direct the viewer's attention to a pre-existing consistency of story across both time and physical location.
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Comments • 962

  • Thomas Coispel
    Thomas Coispel 2 years ago +232

    Thank you very much ! I worked with so many persons who were obsessed with continuity, as if the only thing they wanted was making a flawless but commonplace story. Without risk there is no chance to make the difference...

    • Rylan Storm
      Rylan Storm 2 months ago +1

      +Yogesh S Awate it's full blown amateur hour.

    • Yogesh S Awate
      Yogesh S Awate 4 months ago

      In the first scene you also missed another thing, trains are different in different scenes

    • Vardhanam Daga
      Vardhanam Daga 8 months ago +1

      Couldn't agree more with you. It doesn't matter as long as it doesn't spoil the flow of the movie.

    • Leonardo Oliveira
      Leonardo Oliveira Year ago

      Thomas Coispel Train changes and drink disappears. Right?

  • Jeremy Barlow
    Jeremy Barlow Day ago

    I actually thought the continuity error may have been intentional to allow the audience to experience the same WTF moment the character was having.

  • MarCuseusFX
    MarCuseusFX Day ago

    A lot of these "errors" can be easily fixed in post.... yet they don't get fixed.

  • Brandon McDuff
    Brandon McDuff 4 days ago

    I just thought the slushi was gone

  • dj1298rotik
    dj1298rotik 5 days ago

    I'm the only one who thought the error was the speed of walking?

  • Media Buster
    Media Buster 6 days ago

    Of course, continuity matters. It doesn't go away because you don't notice it the first time or are unaware of it. In fact, it probably takes away from the fluidity of the movie. And like others have pointed out a reflection of a crew member is not a continuity issue. It's like saying because some people don't notice mistakes you shouldn't worry about them.

  • Allen P
    Allen P 8 days ago

    Noticed the jacket AND the child's drink.

  • Melissa Tracy
    Melissa Tracy 10 days ago

    Great info!! So important! Thanks for doing these videos! So incredibly helpful. Btw..The train was also two different trains!😂😂😂

  • fuzzy Gear
    fuzzy Gear 11 days ago

    The boy lost his smoothie!!

  • BREADCRUMBS
    BREADCRUMBS 12 days ago

    They have the best justifications for their mistakes

  • esmifrado
    esmifrado 14 days ago

    Humans dont look to human faces at movies for some odd "random" "scientific" reason, they look because that is where the action lies, and where the action comes from. If the guy is Bruce Lee we tend to look at his moves not at his face. Its just a matter of where the relevant action lies.

  • Bharath Kumar
    Bharath Kumar 16 days ago

    Dear sir please suggest mE a book to become professional editor anD tell me when we should put music in the scene &When we shouldn't

  • Eli Big
    Eli Big 18 days ago

    unless you are a fil maker, videographer director or any one else who works with film otherwise it won’t be easy to notice those litle mistakes

  • Rohan Sanjith
    Rohan Sanjith 18 days ago

    What are the movies u edited?

  • Sachin Bansal
    Sachin Bansal 19 days ago

    the essence of the scene is more important than continuity, unless the lack of it, is evident easily to a non-qualified viewer.

  • Eddy Briones
    Eddy Briones 21 day ago

    I used to think that continuity "errors" were all caused because editors didn't notice them, but this video helped me realize that it's because of the shot that was already taken having an emotional impact. I used to hate continuity errors because it seemed like something unprofessional to me. Thanks to this video, I've realized through the poll you made that it's not as bothersome as i made it out to be. It would be a cool idea to use this for a movie idea!

  • ISMAIL OMAR
    ISMAIL OMAR 22 days ago

    I think of CONTINUITY as a tool, just like the mind misremembers past events.
    We are but flawed creatures.

  • NikiWin
    NikiWin 23 days ago

    2:12 your voice cuts off 😎

  • FC WHAT
    FC WHAT 23 days ago

    Very interesting video and confirms what I have subconsciously have been doing without really thinking about it. Totally agree it’s about getting the scene to work.

  • Only Anonymous
    Only Anonymous 25 days ago

    What's the name of the first movie?

  • Alec Hänninen
    Alec Hänninen 28 days ago

    I notice quite easily mistakes. Example fake snow (soap powder etc) is easy to notice. Items are replaced wrongly etc. I did notice at once that jacket. My visual memory has been tested and I got really good results. I work time to time with art and paintings. My skill helps me lot. I have also found lost, small items like rings and keys (lost in the nature) even I was just a kid. My parents thought that I was odd by good way. :) What a pity I am too old to find a job in movie industry. My skill has also helped me in Archaeology. Thanks for video. I gives useful information and hints for viewers.

  • ArrowTheWolf
    ArrowTheWolf 29 days ago

    I thought it had to do with the 180 rule or something,

  • CircumCrippled TV
    CircumCrippled TV Month ago

    Who can find the continuity error in the three-minute film “Changes” by BibisBeautyPalace on USclip?

  • Tung Ming
    Tung Ming Month ago

    The jacket wasn't the only continuity mistake in the first scene.

  • life thing or happing now.

    Why see all theses problems when the movie is so entertaining

  • varun Vijay
    varun Vijay Month ago

    Did anyone notice about the metro/train that passes?

  • MinRin Kim
    MinRin Kim Month ago

    Everyone says "i saw the train " when i'm over here THE JACKET

  • lohit raj
    lohit raj Month ago

    There are 2 kinds of editors in this world :
    1 who work with directors Martin Scorsese Steven Spielberg and Stanley Kubrick
    2 who make youtube videos criticize others work n make nonsense

  • blumproducciones
    blumproducciones Month ago

    I have seen carefully the "Full metal Jacket" clip and there is no continuity error. In the first shot we see the sargent approaching his left hand to the Soldier`s estomach but in the next shot we discover that the sargeant stops and open his left hand fist before touchin the soldier´s estomach at the same time he punches with his right hand. We did not see that coming!. The Soldier did not see that coming!

  • hang kikuta
    hang kikuta Month ago

    Does anyone know what film it is in 2:27

  • Bearded Bjorn
    Bearded Bjorn Month ago

    Didn’t even notice the jacket error. I thought it was the trains. The first train was plastered with advertisements, the second one wasn’t.

  • Justine-Paula Robilliard

    The scene of the dad carrying his son down the stairs and in the mirror/window is the camera is not continuity error, it is lazy grading, a very different topic, you did not change scene/take, it was continuous and if you had, and there is the right tools, right in Final Cut, to mask out the mistake, or you could drop the scene into Resolve and in less than an hour job a goodin...but no, you hide behind "continuity" which by the way is not the task of the script supervisor, it should be done a unrelated person, a 3rd crew member, and it is not all that hard to do...Now in digital production, with iphones, a screengrab of each scene and a log kept....
    If the director is lazy and refuses to hire a continuity supervisor, what is the editor to do? Stand in the corner, drop his/her undercrackers and produce 3 helicopters??? Nope...sometimes it is just dumb luck, the best example of "oh shit we goofed.." James Blond driving a car between 2 buildings...1st time you see the car from, the back it is on it's left hand side, right wheel off the ground, cut to the reverse, left down, right up...a total goof...but in the course of the movie, you hardly notice it...unless you are looking for it...
    Today 99% of errors can be graded out, we have the skills, the technology, to change almost everything in the scene...and actually from reading the comments on this video, most greater than 90% did not notice the jacket...or no to jacket, to no jacket...
    Focus on the pennies you loose sight of the dollars...

  • Welcome to My Brain

    the kid was also holding a drink and then it disappeared.

  • Keziah Okosodo
    Keziah Okosodo Month ago

    waw

  • Fabian Tomaschek
    Fabian Tomaschek Month ago

    By the way, the color of the train changes too. When it leaves the tunnel, it is white. When it passes, it is silver.

  • 付和雷同
    付和雷同 Month ago

    I'm neither filmmaker nor editor but as a fan of movies I interested in filmmaking stuff. I usually don't care about continuity error and mostly don't notice them. In my personal opinion other audience (my friends for example) doesn't really care about them too. They also doesn't care about plot-holes and unfulfilled foreshadowings. If it is a good movie, audience doesn't care about an error because they pay attention to what happening rather than what they're watching. Only people who cares about them is filmmakers and watch-mojo.

  • Solomon Gorringe
    Solomon Gorringe Month ago

    train is different

  • MrKockabilly
    MrKockabilly Month ago

    Let it be said that continuity errors in films DOES NOT affect the USEFULNESS of the product/film. BUT it does reflect on the COMPETENCY of the people (attention: script supervisors) tasked to prevent those. It's like one wrong note in an orchestral performance, a typo or a wrong grammar in a novel, a failed pixel in a high resolution camera. No big deal, and no one would notice, but even if someone did, the more lofty aspects would prevail. But again it shows that someone is a little negligent on his role.

  • cumquatrct3
    cumquatrct3 Month ago

    Small mistakes don't matter, like an occasional reflection of a camera operator. Major mistakes do, because as soon as people notice on mistake, they're more likely to go looking for others, or other problems with the film. If the sound quality changes noticeably, or background notice appears and disappears, then people stop treating the film with respect.

  • kserpak.luxoft
    kserpak.luxoft Month ago

    Why nobody cares about the title that was shown from the very beginning?!) I watched it once and I liked it, but the title just jumped out of my head... Someone, please give me a hint! (I did a PrintScreen of the actor in an aim to find a movie title via google images search but failed)

    • kserpak.luxoft
      kserpak.luxoft Month ago

      @This Guy Edits, I forgot to mention that your channel is a treasure, thanks a lot, very interesting)

    • kserpak.luxoft
      kserpak.luxoft Month ago

      +This Guy Edits thaaaaaaaaanks a loooot!! :D

    • This Guy Edits
      This Guy Edits  Month ago

      end of love

  • dawfydd
    dawfydd Month ago

    In cases the power of the film can carry any mistakes, but the
    lesser films become the more bloated and full of references and
    stupidity they become the most these mistakes get pointed out and
    frowned upon.
    Three cherry picked examples, we asked 3 scientists
    their opinion on controversial topics it was our mistake though we
    didn't find three that agreed within the time window! luckily this guy
    did! - but a point it does not make its an appeal to authority.
    These
    "face" points are correct when dealing with shots with human beings as
    the focus, but get quite lost when for example all three stormtroopers
    are wearing a helmet and one of those helmets the top of their heads
    hits a door. - Boy that's distracting!
    Not only that with newer
    superhero films we are rewarded with paying attention to little
    details.. so eyes are searching for any noticeable thing now it is a
    massive change in behavior i expect if you eye track marvel fans for
    example or Star wars/Trek you'd find their eyes much more all over the
    place with focus still on faces.. but we are moving away from that just
    as film evolves our behaviors also do.
    I disagree with you
    completely the landscape is changing, in a world full of reboots using
    movies that aren't based in the rebooted universe but using the title to
    boost sales, this stuff matters now more than ever.

  • dawfydd
    dawfydd Month ago

    Yes, it is important when the film SERIES is held to a high standard, the more plot holes and mistakes made by massive multi-billion dollar companies within huge series worth more than some countries is very important because it was quite possible for them to get it right in the first place.
    The thing defenders of "small mistakes" seem to forget is these movies are million/billion dollar productions it is reasonable to expect a certain amount of professionalism otherwise what is the difference between the latest Star Trek Film and the Star Trek Fan Film Axanar.
    Limitations put onto the fan film by CBS, funding, professionalism plot writing is all well on point above and beyond a studio with billions of dollars to burn on coffee, so why would a loyal fan put up with a lesser product that costs more to produce?
    Nobody should, hence the numbers for certain films getting reduced more and more, as CGI becomes easier to work with the more fantastic artists will produce better content for a fraction of the cost hollywood uses, and people will seek entertainment elsewhere.

    • dawfydd
      dawfydd Month ago

      and yes in cases the power of the film can carry any mistakes, but the lesser films become the more bloated and full of references and stupidity they become the most these mistakes get pointed out and frowned upon.
      Three cherry picked examples, we asked 3 scientists their opinion on controversial topics it was our mistake though we didn't find three that agreed within the time window! luckily this guy did! - but a point it does not make its an appeal to authority.
      These "face" points are correct when dealing with shots with human beings as the focus, but get quite lost when for example all three stormtroopers are wearing a helmet and one of those helmets the top of their heads hits a door. - Boy that's distracting!
      Not only that with newer superhero films we are rewarded with paying attention to little details.. so eyes are searching for any noticeable thing now it is a massive change in behavior i expect if you eye track marvel fans for example or Star wars/Trek you'd find their eyes much more all over the place with focus still on faces.. but we are moving away from that just as film evolves our behaviors also do.
      I disagree with you completely the landscape is changing, in a world full of reboots using movies that aren't based in the rebooted universe but using the title to boost sales, this stuff matters now more than ever.

  • Jpof Gwynedd
    Jpof Gwynedd Month ago

    Whoa. I thought you were talking about the different trams in that opening sequence

  • andrearusky
    andrearusky Month ago

    That 3rd shot of the train is also pretty obvious continuity mistake, but the reflection of the cameraman is just a blooper/goof, which by the way, could have been easily fixed in post by masking/rotoscoping

  • Niklas Olsson
    Niklas Olsson Month ago

    They’re not full of it. What Murch, Hunter and Schoonmaker says is absolutely true. Any professional editor knows this. People in general know little or nothing about what editing is all about.

  • Rebooted
    Rebooted Month ago

    I noticed the train only because I didn't think there'd be two mistakes lmao

  • willie freeman
    willie freeman Month ago

    There are two types of people in the world, details people and big picture people

  • calicops951
    calicops951 Month ago

    The missing glass shot was on purpose. It is foreshadowing that Leonardo is going to suffer with the same hallucinations when you find out he is a patient too.

  • Doctor Manhattan
    Doctor Manhattan Month ago

    Avengers: Infinity War. Enough said. Smh.

  • Simion Alexandru
    Simion Alexandru Month ago

    3:52 what is that movie ?
    I have to research that scene a little bit... for..sience purposes !

  • HappyRadio
    HappyRadio 2 months ago

    I think that these kinds of errors are like typos in a book. Sure, it is a mistake, but it doesn't ruin the overall story and as long as you understand what the author meant it's not doing any harm.

  • TonkarzOfSolSystem
    TonkarzOfSolSystem 2 months ago

    Continuity matters occasionally. Like if someone is pointing a gun at someone, and then after a cut the other person has the gun, that obviously matters a lot - but an error like that is going to be caught way before considering continuity for continuity's sake.

  • TonkarzOfSolSystem
    TonkarzOfSolSystem 2 months ago

    In that first scene the train changes and the milkshake disappears as well. I didn't notice the jacket at all though.

  • Dan Abrahams
    Dan Abrahams 2 months ago

    Not being funny but the kid has . drink in the first scene also, so two mistakes

  • Brandon Farley
    Brandon Farley 2 months ago

    I would say that music videos break the rules of continuity editing by flashing many different wardrobe ensembles throughout the sequence. Take any popular music video for example and you'll see the singers and dancers magically switch clothing, automatically.

  • Photographic elements
    Photographic elements 2 months ago

    Couldn't agree more. We have become programmed by youtube channels clickbaiting for views that continuity errors make the entire movie fail; eg, "Everything Wrong With...,"
    Most of these errors are never noticed when watching the film for the first time and never detract from the film.
    However, since you showed examples of 'Jurassic Park,' what I noticed, when watching the film for the first time, in the theatre, was "Getting out the Jeep scene," showing a flat expanse, vs a cliff when the TRex attacks and tosses the Jeep/Ford Explorer over the side/kids crawl out in trees. This was a change made after they had shot that first scene & Spielberg did not want to reshoot it. Even for something as big as this, it still just momentary, and then the movie pulls you back in.
    Also, the term you were looking for, eye attention on screen (or mouse locations on a computer screen), is "heat mapping."
    Love this discussion, look forward to more videos.

  • Jnsk
    Jnsk 2 months ago

    if the filmmaker is in the shot, it pulls the audience member out of the film, so I disagree with the idea that continuity rarely matters.

  • Jonas B. Ingebretsen
    Jonas B. Ingebretsen 2 months ago +1

    NO SPOILERS: I just wanted to add: Shutter island's phantom glass stems from the fact that we shift between the point of views of the protagonist and the lady. Water is symbolic to the main character which he attempts to suppress, thus we don't see the water from his point of view, only the lady's.

  • Mitchell Reid
    Mitchell Reid 2 months ago

    The shutter island one was deliberate. The protagonist is afraid of water due to his past, therefore he doesn't see water in his hallucination

  • jonathan ibarra
    jonathan ibarra 2 months ago

    YOU SHOULD HAVE ELIMINATED THE CAMERAMAN IN AFTER EFFECTS OR SIMILAR

  • Tom Satchel
    Tom Satchel 2 months ago

    Half the examples given, surely aren't continuity related??

  • Whitley Coleman
    Whitley Coleman 2 months ago

    I have always thought of continuity errors as the things that take away from the story due to errors on set or in the plot. Things like Hermione being able to distract a werewolf. A lot of things pointed out I did not notice until it was pointed out. I have caught these errors after rewatching movies several times. For the average viewer no it’s not important and it’s not noticeable and so long as it doesn’t ruin the scene or pace of the film it’s not important. The jacket is not important cuz we are watching this guy cross the street with his kid and secretly hoping a bus doesn’t come out of nowhere,the gas tank is not important cuz we are thinking about the fight, the crew member in the back is not important cuz we’re looking at Jack. Anal retentives and cherry pickers are likely hugely impacted by this and tend be a very vocal over their perfectionist woes.

  • gordon
    gordon 2 months ago

    Its Stephen Stills! He’s the talent!

  • Ash Calv Cast
    Ash Calv Cast 2 months ago

    Thanks for sharing this! I am an amature filmmaker here. I'm really eager to learn the basic and advance filmmaking. All your videos taught me a lot even without enrolling for being one! Btw, I'm into mobile cinematography and I hope you could also share some thoughts about it. Thanks again!

  • Dance God
    Dance God 2 months ago

    What dumbass shoots a scene where the camera man has to stand in front of a mirror? That seems really easy to avoid. The ones you showed in better movies were unnoticeable and also hard to avoid, but the ones in the movie you worked on were rookie mistakes.

  • Will Engle
    Will Engle 2 months ago +1

    That scene though where the guy is walking down the stairs holding the kid and you can see the camera in the reflection, that would be super easy to remove in after effects. Just sayin.

  • Jim Thomas
    Jim Thomas 2 months ago

    typical millennial so fucking anal about trivial matters.

  • ChinaMo
    ChinaMo 2 months ago

    I noticed the drink, not the jacket...

  • Rylan Storm
    Rylan Storm 2 months ago

    Yeah, the emotional aspect of the back of his head as he walked down the stairs would have been difficult to recapture.
    Sounds like BS to me. Refilm it without the cameraman im reflection.

  • pgtrots
    pgtrots 2 months ago

    Ok, so you're shit at your job. Good luck.

  • William Brochstein
    William Brochstein 2 months ago +1

    very well done thank u for all your work liked

  • Da Pumaface
    Da Pumaface 2 months ago

    When it happens really really often and is really really obvious is when it's annoying. I found that happened in Wolf Of Wall Street and I honestly found it incredibly frustrating

  • Markus Burrer
    Markus Burrer 2 months ago

    I think, continuity errors are not important most times, but sometimes they can be annoying. For example in Terminator, when the car crashed into the police office. You can see the light from the car shining into the office, but when the car hits the front the headlights are off. I just thought: what happens there?

  • Commentator541
    Commentator541 2 months ago

    The jacket is a problem? How about the fact that it's a completely different train????

  • J.F.L. Bousquet
    J.F.L. Bousquet 2 months ago +1

    The crew member on "Pirates..", the hand on the velociraptor or the air bottles on "Gladiator" are NOT "continuity errors", check you facts before making a video about the subject. They shouldn't be seen, they are mistakes, but not continuity errors.

    • PSYCHOBEVO
      PSYCHOBEVO Month ago

      Yeah, he doesn't quite understand the definition of continuity error.

  • demovidtest
    demovidtest 2 months ago

    This is not a good topic - the essence of editing is about "continuity" across all the cuts within a film. Continuity is all about how much you can get away with in service of telling the story. NOTHING in film is edited continuously unless you're editing multicam footage in sequence from the same take. Scripty's job is meant to minimize these problems an editor would face - but ultimately, if people are noticing these things and it's ruining the movie for them, the bigger problem is with the film in general, not a tiny continuity error that the audience didn't buy.

  • Jeremy Mclean Films
    Jeremy Mclean Films 2 months ago

    I've always thought that shutter island error was deliberate because of how thematically obvious it is

  • Totoro
    Totoro 2 months ago

    I noticed the train was completely different. And that when he crossed the tracks, he seemed to suddenly teleport forward into the car park.

  • Authenticate 4 Me
    Authenticate 4 Me 2 months ago

    Did you notice that in the first scene the train shots are from different trains!

  • Mark Pressman
    Mark Pressman 2 months ago

    Great video for filmmaking! I often stated that if you're caught up in the emotion of the scene you likely won't notice or care. Glad there's good examples here to back that up. My favorite example is in "When Harry Met Sally", when Harry and Sally are fighting outside the building after they ran into his ex-wife. On the cuts back and forth, Meg Ryan has crossed arms and then uncrossed arms - through several cuts. When I've pointed this out to people, they never noticed. Because the performance are THAT good!

  • MgelinFilms
    MgelinFilms 2 months ago

    For the crew member in the window, couldn't you have used editing software to remove his reflection in the window?

  • F7sus4
    F7sus4 3 months ago +1

    Also, there are two different trains - white one with advertisements, that magically turns into a silver one, few seconds later.

  • Bram Slootmans
    Bram Slootmans 3 months ago

    1:29 you know that this was on purpose right...

  • Robin Gilliver
    Robin Gilliver 3 months ago

    If you think continuity doesn't matter, YOU don't matter.

  • Jim Baugh
    Jim Baugh 3 months ago

    Wolf of Wall Street really bothered me, editing sucked. Way to many jump cuts, could not watch without wondering how this ever got passed MS

  • Jim Baugh
    Jim Baugh 3 months ago

    You missed the train in the beginning. Different train on parting shot

  • Ben Igler
    Ben Igler 3 months ago

    in my opinion the train was completely off

  • Sasu Attiogbe Redlich
    Sasu Attiogbe Redlich 3 months ago

    Is it tho ? what if the guy just decided to take off his jacket ? Oh mama

  • Sasu Attiogbe Redlich
    Sasu Attiogbe Redlich 3 months ago

    BTW is this the same train ?

  • Sasu Attiogbe Redlich
    Sasu Attiogbe Redlich 3 months ago

    you where just sitting too long on the computer

  • Sasu Attiogbe Redlich
    Sasu Attiogbe Redlich 3 months ago

    oh lol

  • Scum 1254
    Scum 1254 3 months ago

    First the train has commercial on it. Afterwards its plain metallic

  • Scum 1254
    Scum 1254 3 months ago

    And it is a diffrent train

  • Charlotte Riddle
    Charlotte Riddle 3 months ago

    The cup is supposed to disappear.

  • H. T. B.
    H. T. B. 3 months ago

    I have a friend that is addicted to CinemaSins, and considers continuity just as major as the script. Here's an exert from his Halloween (1978) review.
    "The film is also hindered by being filmed in California (palm trees. In Illinois. In October) which could break the reality of the film"
    That one nitpick took the film took the film from a 10 to an 8 in his eyes! We don't even live in America, he has no idea what the geography of palm trees are like there!

  • Harry Eaton
    Harry Eaton 3 months ago

    Continuity in the cutting room is made immensely easier if you have a script supervisor doing their job on the day (or days) of the shoot, maintaining proper wardrobe from shot to shot, props and prop placement etc.
    I have to admit you're correct though if the scene is engaging enough you don't notice, and I find the people that notice the less obvious stuff are the type of person who probably doesn't engage with films much and tends to chat a lot while watching.

    • Harry Eaton
      Harry Eaton 3 months ago

      The one in Terminator 2 also makes a bit of sense, they probably didn't have enough budget (or legal permissions for that matter) to fly a chopper around with a damaged (or fake damaged) cockpit window, so while they can do CGI for the breaking into the cockpit shot, the rest of the flying is just going to be whatever good shots they can get with the limited rent time of the chopper and stunt pilot. Same with the Commando yellow Porshe, it's easy to have a damaged prop that the characters get into but for the actual driving scene they didn't want to beat up a perfectly good expensive car.

    • Harry Eaton
      Harry Eaton 3 months ago

      Probably the best mix is to have the director working on emotion and framing, and the script supervisor working on reducing continuity issues so the director doesn't have to worry about it.

  • PriceDown
    PriceDown 3 months ago

    The Office seems really good at this

  • Foozo
    Foozo 3 months ago

    i completely missed the jacket at the beginning
    i thought he was talking about the C-Train changing

  • Stevey Smile
    Stevey Smile 3 months ago

    Different train, jacket, and the kid is missing is slurpee.

  • Anthony gomulka
    Anthony gomulka 3 months ago

    In wolf of wall street, when Margot catches Jordan cheating she goes to slam the door she's clearing going to slam the door then "stumbles" instead.