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Thread #135578 Message #3093621
Posted By: mousethief
11-Feb-11 - 08:12 PM
Thread Name: BS: Do small errors in books, film &c matter
Subject: RE: BS: Do small errors in books, film &c matter
I watched a movie about something (crime? footware? donut makers? I forget) set in Chicago. A longish scene involves people running along the top of the "el" trains. If you had ever ridden the various train lines in Chicago you would know that they were heading north on the red/green line one second, then west on the blue the next, then south on the ....
It was hilarious. Ruined the movie for me, but had a lot of fun laughing at the impossible scenery changes. I mean, why? How hard could it have been to make that scene work right geographically?