'Revenge of the Sith' Had Most Slipups of 2005
Byline: Dann Gire
- "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" won a poll compiled by Moviemistakes.com to name the 2005 films with the most slipups. Most consist of continuity errors, such as bodies disappearing and reappearing between shots in the same scene.
According to the Web site, "Revenge" mustered 143 mistakes. "War of the Worlds" came in second with 110 errors. The others: "The Crow: Wicked Prayer" with 84, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" with 68, "Constantine" with 65, "King Kong" with 47, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" with 39, "The Amityville Horror" with 33, "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous" with 27 and "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" with 26. Check out www.moviemistakes.com/year2005.
- The Arizona Office of Tourism will host free screenings of the IMAX production "Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets" next week at two locations: at 6 and 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at Cinemark Theatres at Seven Bridges, 6500 Route 53, Woodridge, and at 5:30 and 6:45 p.m. Thursday at Navy Pier IMAX Theatre, 700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. Admission for the 35-minute film is free, but you must RSVP online at http://www.grandcanyonimax.com to get tickets, which are limited.
- "unknown," a psychological thriller by Rolling Meadows filmmaker Nick Thompson, will be screened at 8 p.m. today at the Wheaton Grand Theater at 123 N. Hale St. The drama, shot in Schaumburg, Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Itasca, Geneva and Chicago, concerns a man (Waukegan actor Bryan Beck) whose dreams intrude on reality. Tickets cost $5. Go to www.wheatongrand.net.
- If you expect Michael Haneke's French mystery "Cache" ("Hidden") to play by the rules of a regular whodunit, you'll be severely disappointed. This slow-but-taut, taunting and haunting story works as a thinly veiled political metaphor decrying the deplorable treatment of third-world people, and how easy it is to forget our transgressions.
Daniel Auteuil plays the host of a French TV talk show about authors. Juliette Binoche plays his wife. They live on a quiet street in an unassuming home with their 12-year-old son.
One day, the couple receives a videotape of their house, along with a child's drawing of a boy with blood flowing from his mouth. …