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Enemy of the State - Department Store Camera
This slip-up takes place when the CIA [or whatever] dudes are looking at the tape of the security camera in the department store where the guy with the film of the assassination puts it into Will Smith's bag. They watch it, pause it, and one guy says "okay. rotate it thirty degrees." This is not possible in any sense. A video camera takes light and sticks it onto film as a two-dimensional image. This makes it COMPLETELY IMPOSSIBLE to rotate!!!! Rotation of this would require a special camera to 3-dimensionally *map* the area (which would require three cameras to triangulate etc.). Basically, the rotation is not possible.
(Even if the CIA/whatever had technology that could make recordings like that, this film is from a LINGERIE STORE security camera; not some hi-tech government top-secret spy gadget!!!!!)
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dj_heffalump on 02-01-2001
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krazymandingo writes:
Jack Black(the guy with the long hair) says right after it shows that. The old guy says "Can you get a better side of the bag?" and he says "It can't be exact, it can only hypothesize from what it already saw."
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krismcewan writes:
I am sure that the NSA have computer rendering technology that enables this to be done by making this up. Hell you can make 3d effects from off the shelf programs like Adobe.
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Scott writes:
I would have to agree. I feel like this scene damages the credibility of an other wise very good movie.
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